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LM)GERPHTLADELPIITA, WEDNESDAY, JMPtfEMEfc XG, XOfIT
IMrUSSIAN ARMY' SWEEPS ON TOWARD AUSTRIAN STRONGHOLD AT PRZEMYSL
STRAIN OF WAR
WITH QUIET SPIRIT
Sober Rejoicing Greets
views of Successes and
Casualties Are Heard
VS' YORK, Sept. lG.-Estcllo W.
' . j jn special correspondence to mo
!AmMcan, graphically pictures conditions
In London under the strain of war time,
nntcr Is perfect and tidings both of dls-
iter nd victory are met with quiet dig
nlty. Miss Stead writes!
"Only a little more innn a nionin ago
!, majority of Londoners were preparing
for tlieir summer holldaj's a good rest
by the sea or a trip on tho Continent
peace and quiet everywhere.
"Now, with scarce a warning, wo nro nt
iter, and, as wo gradually realize what
Mr means, Is meaning across the Chan
My, wc thank God that we arc a strong
hold surrounded by a moat moro efficient
than any moat ever dug by man Hint our
MTj' Is strong.
"And perhaps here I may bo nllowod a
pedal thrill as I realize that tho British
Mvy would not be wnat it is today ir it
k.j nnt been for one man who darod. in
US), to write tho truth about tho navy
jnd so forced a reluctant government to
voto Immcnao sums for the rebuilding of
ttit British navy In order to bring it up
t an efficient standard. That man waH
T. Stead, my father, and I am proud
to bo able to say it.
"But now nas ionuon tnucn tins deba
cle, this upheaval of all Ha natural do-
ORDERLY, DIGNIFIED, CALM.
'TVe watched anxiously. There was no
rolsy wccltemcnt. Just waiting crowds
outside the Houses of Parliament, cheer-
leg ns well known members passed In
and out. Crowds In Whitehall, and out
jldo Buckingham Palace cheering as the
King, Queen and Princess appeared to
greet them. On Sunday a largo labor
demonstration In Trafnlgar Square to
protest against England going to war,
carried on in an orderly and dignified
"Then when It came, tho news that wo
itere at war, London seemed bewildered.
The suddenness, tho unexpectedness
teemed to overpower her, there was a
strange stillness everywhere. It was not
for long. Tho Stock Exchange closed,
the banks clospd for four days. Great
placards appealed on tho walls calling
Britain to arms. Then London woke,
realized, and responded!
"The thought of that gallant litllo
country nut many miles away, lighting
Iravely against terrible odds to keep h.i
wucyviiuencc, surrcu us one and nil to
.o khi utriuus. one una caned on
Britain to stand by hpr. Britain answered
ilth no uncertain note. Kvery Londoner
and Britisher thrilled to that note ntul
vowed that what they could do they
would do to bring their mite of power to
STAr.VATIO.V FKAIt FIRST.
"Ready and full of enthusiasm we
ere. Still It was difficult to know or to
realln what It really meant. Did It mcar.
rcarclty of food! starvation prices?
"The West End shops wcro crowded
and overcrowded, but down In tho poorer
neighborhoods It was quiet, there was
little rush-for to bin- In .ir.., i., ..,
Quantities is Impossible where salaries
are so small that llttlo can bo saved.
m:D citoss flag flying.
"People aro now busy ovcrywhere-all
sraious 10 liPlp, und grailuullv nut nf n
rst confusion right organization In L-rn..
lug. Tho Red Cross ling Hies over Devon
shire House and over many another
house throughout the kingdom lent to the
uovernment during tho war.
Offl i1iteIha"; JUfit be5'oni1 tno War
?.r a'ndlt ,1 ,,''' mU aro C,I1S"K each
cay more men l itiuiki aie to be seen.
ttowre iwn", !W ,ays whcre tIle cxfcdl
lr wh?1 is n'ld wm,t avy Is do-
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SACK OF LOUVAIN
Residents' Sniping Enrages
Germans and Frenzy of
Destruction Ensues War
Forced on Kaiser by Gen
wi i Li.fi u TUB UNIVERSiTY AT LOUVAIN. THE HUGE 45-CENTIMETRE KRUPP GUNS USED BY THE GERMANS IN THEIR MAD RUSH TOWARD PARTS
PLAYED HAVOC WITH THE HISTORIC BUILDINGS IN THE BELGIAN CITIES. TOWARD PARIS
EUROPE'S BIG WAR
Ireland to Believe Country
Verged o n Revolution
rinleh.,.. " "' ","r,-onn" ",an-
nditinnn.. "-I'uiiiuion oi i no ex-'
S3? with1 'irr ,,ubpcn cur,toa m,t we
tie tight, ,;; ". "!",V"vnra l?
trravrsn,i i i i .. '"" ",u"ifr nnu
s0f,a1.?.'l:,', "wm. .Then, at the
?. e Rtow 'w iTVA "J1 L a "':
. L ?rts to bear with couruKu th
inlir "u."" 3 tu,' ""J cheerful. Grad-
ltirorJinnry,;;0;i;n..aro EOlnE aea,n to
WITHOUT READY CASH
EVEN VANDERBILT BARRED
JiBlr. D.... "
ffnf, ZT t0 Honor Drats
teu Deny Aceommodations.
How n. I.O.NOON, Sept. K.
jmi....: '" nueruiit was
LONDON", Sept. i;. According to tho
Irish Press At'ency, evidence is ncctimu
latlnK that KtiBlanil owes her beliie In
volved in the present war not to tho
Kaiser alone, hut also to tho Carionltes
and their aiders and abettors In Knuland
and Ireland. Tho Ulster Guanlinn pub
lishes a series of pro-German speeches
niacin by prominent Carsonltes, and em
phasises the slKnlllcanco of Captain
Craig's (a member of Parliament) ad
mission of a strong pro-German feeling
in Ulster; Sir Edward Cat son's lunching
with the Kaiser, and the l.in'dlng of
Mauser rifles from Germany In Ulster by
Major Crawfoul. who boasted that in
tho ovont of homo tule, "ho would
Infinitely prefer to change IiIb allegiance
right over to tho Kmperor of Germany."
But that is not all. Tho Guardian goes
on to say:
in tno spring and oaily summer of
tho present year Ulster was overrun
with German coi respondents and
agents of tho German Government,
who sent back glowing accounts,
gleaned from Ulster Unionist sources,
of tho progress and strength of the
icbcl movement In tho province. Since
the outbreak of tho war two Germans
have been arrested, ono In Hclfnst,
who wus a member and a i III in
structor of Ulster Volunteer, and ono
in London, who was a member of tho
Hrltish I.eaguo for tho Support of
WAR RAID ON IRISH HORSES
Drafts Made by British Government
Menaces Valuable Industry.
DU1JL1X, Sept. Ii. A serious considera
tion for tho farmer of Ireland Is the re
moval In such largo numbers of horses
fiom the country consequent upon the
gieat war now raging In Kurope. Tho
"commanded Ing" of tlieso horses will
Phice many farmers in n. dllllnult nnsl-
tlon, for a machine to take the place
111 Which the nvontlve fnciiltlnH nf tlm
fanners must be applied, and a consider
able amount of thought and energy will
be applied to minimize tho dllllcultles of
IIoiso breeding has long been regarded
as one or tho most profitable of Ireland's
Industries, and Irish lioises aro celebrated
tho world over. Tho title of horso ex
portation has been flowing steadily for a
long time, with more of gain than loss
to the farmer, ,but tho situation now
shottnifo of horses which must ensue will I ,nor'llnB Jftcr completing their tour
materially hinder farm operations, csne- I "f VcTry Juniata and Mifflin Counties
cially tillage. yrsterduv
$100,000 IN PRIMARY
a machine to take the place i l i
has not yet been Invented for Vnarse OI Violating the Cor
.'iilturc. A situation has arisen '
rupt Practices Act a Strik
ing Feature of Speech at
CCXran HALL. Pa., Sept. 1C.-LeJ by
Congressman A. Mitchell Palm's.- the
Democratic campaigners reached heic
DEATHS OF A DAY
EDWIN WILBUR BARBOUR
Playwright, Actor, Lawyer and For
mer Newspaper Man.
Kdwln "Wilbur Unrtwnir, plavwrlglit
and actor, lawyer and former newspaper
man, la dead at his home, ioll Green
street. He was 57 ycut3 old. Mr. Bar
bour had been asioeinttl with the I.ubin
Company for the lust three years, taking
pilnclpul parts in some of the photoplay
productions and writing scenarios.
At '11 he took up the stage ns a career
and as diiector staged the following
playri written by himself: "The White
.Sfiundron," "The Northern Lights," "Tho
Land of the Midnight Sun," ",ho" and
several others. A wife and tlneo chil
dren survivo him.
DB. JOSEPH C. LOPEZ
BRITISH AIM NOT
TO CRUSH GERMANY
WITH PEACE TERMS
Drastic Policy Against Brit
ons' Interest, Says Corre
spondent Russian Des
potism as Bad as German
Ni:V YOUK, Sept. lfi.-Ilosponiilblllty
I 111 large degree for tho destruction oC
, louvnln wnB plnced upon tho Ifclglana
j by I'. W. Weinholt, who was a surgeon
, of tho Hclglan Red Cross when the Ger
j mans made the attack on Llcgo nnd woa
i later mad" a member of the Red Corps.
Mr. Weinholt arrived here on tho Rot
terdam. "Just after tho capture of Liege I woa
1 forced to serve with the German Red
Cross," said Mr. Weinholt, "and with
them proceeded to the French frontier.
Thore v,ns a llttlo resistance on the way
i with here and there some desultory skir
mishing. "When we reached Louvaln the citizens,
enraged because tlio Germans wantonly
hot six of tho burgomasters, began to
Ntilpo tho Invader from aeroplanes and
windows of the houses. Tho sniping
hi ought about a sacking and razing of
Louvaln. Tho German troops becamo
frenzied and fired tho houses In shor
"From thoro to tho frontier the Ger
mans were resisted by about SO.OCO French
nnd Kngllsh, but. aa the Invaders wer
In tho majority, tho defenders felt baclc
gradually before tho advance. I wit
nessed a day and a half battle near
tho frontier. Tho German tactics weto
wonderful. First the Infantry attacked,
and then came a volley from the artillery.
I saw the Germans fire their CO-ton slcga
gun. Tho concussion was terrific. Ons
of tho shells had dug a hole 30 feet
Henry Tit tz f-uperintondont of narks.
Yonkers, X. Y., brought bnck an nc-
It IS HOW 111) to the IHwli f.-innor- tr,
utilize as best ho can the horses left of
tlm "draft." and meanwhile a prime con
sideration nt the piosent Juncture of a
dilllcult time in fnrming should be tho
preparation of a course for lessening farm
labor without prejudice to Its efficiency
through a wcll-eonsldered plan ror the
timely performance nf litim iii... iu ,,u.,
ally put off to a late period.
AMERICAN WOMEN GLAD TO
PERFORM MENIAL WAR TASKS
Mrs. W. K. Vnnderbilt nnd Mrs. H.
Hnrjes Work in Hospital Kitchen.
PARIS, Sept. lit.
Ill an account in La Guerre Soclalo of
tho admirable work being done by Mrs.
W. IC. Vnnderbilt, Mrs. Herman Hnrjes
and other social leaders of tho American
Pioneer Advocate in This Country of
Use of Diphtheria Antitoxin.
Dr. Joseph C. Lopez, one of the pioneer
advocates In tills country of diphtheria
antitoxin, died nt his home. 110 Xorth
Seventeenth street, yesterduy.
Dr. Lope;! was a graduate of Villa
nova and of tho Jefferson Medical Col
lege, 1S70. Ho was a tru.tteo of th
Hospital and a medical director
111 tAlu 1
Jothin k... J ' ! ne nnd
to a LcnT P PCr "Umey wa" toW ""!
tw " lt'li,ir.!"nU'lr1l11 "Prescntatlvo by
'ut returned in n ' V111' ,wi,,er' wl' '
Md Italy'3 ' '-''Bhtnd through Austria
iWllo9f Austn?"?6":'!' W13 maklnB a
Oration of Vu i'3 motor wlr "10
at ranged plan, but
""r his r.. i..ri',l;"e' '!". ho did not
news Hi,, i lar. "'." '1 when
wn i. :
Mb I. cnrnl.. . , .:
mimt. ". l" 't-'nuannil theie fnun.l
,bout n-oiiei '"'"'atrlots In diltlculty
S"- I-H er; "lvi" o the bcarclty or
bank !.?,' c.rellt, w valueless.
r, Vnn.ir-i ,"""' l"Mii mem. ,r
--".!.! urn inulornl tn ,,, i
!" coma .,.., .." .
ti, uT''tu"'-'1 l" t'l'-Kraph ills
i:Hlght Vit , " ,u aW"-lt. them of
$" that i,s,, P V" "ut '""" two "
'ik m ',,sl,wcltuiia reached tho local
jWlt ai'ttl" V." ,,ra"- ana Mr
Smtffln,.a3.t,rovlJed with cash, in
-.v.ucsi3 Aina Treat
ment of Germans.
ne -.. . .. LONI,"-N. Sept. 13.
'miv ,rY, '7' .yt,sterday visited
ifea cfflci,, ,"rr,,v"d """ wounded,
PlW U and", 6 m1"- at the N:
fto "la' and sloke In German with
m Kin ..,
luu miii .. . .. . .
' our no,.. . V"S Ulem Jtwt as
Wake no differ-
Those who hold tho Carsonltes In part
l. sponsible for tho war clto the icmark
ablo evidence contained in a eoniiuuulca
tlon to tho Daily C'hionlclo. by M. H.
imnnhiip, that paper's chief war corre
spondent, who hays he was Informed by
an Aubtrlan diplomatist that reports had
been received by tho German Intelligence
Dep.irtment-which works in eloso con
sultation wltii that of Austria-emanating
from ofilcefa who had been cnirylng
out a special mission In I'lster for tho
Inst six months, und supnnrted hv tlm
reports of leprescntutlves of German
ntwspapsrs In IKlfast. that Ireland was
uii me vitkb ui civn war.
"The Kaiser's emissaries," continues
the t.'hionlcle correspondent, "ncceptul
at their full face vnhio all Sir Kdwaid
l'.nsuii's Uireuts and tho speeches of
the otlur wild men of Ulster. They wero
thinly convluci'il that a section of tho
Urittsh army would deelluo to move
against UMur, and that theie would he
a civil war which would retiulio all the
military strength of the Hrltish army to
tupprei.3. The military party of Austria
nun iiuriimuy, mereiotc, assumed that
i.iioiiiiiii wuiiiii ue entirely out of tho
I milliner, thut its army would bo alto
gether paialyzud and that tho navy
would not bo united. All tho clicum
ftniu'fs led tiie war party to assume that
tho Carsnii campaign would compel Kng.
land to romuln neutral, having tlvll war
on Its own hands."
BOYS HELD FOR BEATING MAN
Accused of Assaulting' Him When He
Two boys who attacked Augustus J
Paulson, &JV2 Xorth Tifth ktrect. when ho
esented an Insult to his wlfo t Third
entcv mm aru&my avenue, louay were
l:eld In 0 ball oacli for a- further hear
ing by M.igUtrato Campbell, before whom
they were arraigned In the Front atj.I
Wettmorclaiid sutets puliiv station.
They aro Kdward .MeDoiia'l. IJ years
old, 3lVi North Third btroit, ami Francis
l'ehii, 17 years old, s West Krir avcime
A third boy, Laurence Wilsm, 17 yeurs
old. 5941 Xorth Manliall strv-t. who nas
incited with tho other two, w ills
chaived Iwcaum I'uuUon x.-uj iiimbie to
racugiilze him a an assatlaut.
lUuUuii Mild ho wus walking with his
wife lut Suiulay aftiriUMiii. and a h-
passed Third ftret and JiUjley nvnu
tU (toys madu an IiuhiHIiik U'liurk about
Mr. I'auUwit. When lwr IiiuImiiu! turned
to puulah the olfendem wus attacked
coiony, tietans are given of a visit paid
last Sunday by General Galllenl nnd M.
Hrland, Minister of Justice, to the
I'nstour High School, where the Ann-it-can
Ited Cross Hospital activities have
General Gallloni and M. Hrland saw at
first hand what had been witnessed by
...... .j. iiinur.i in too American hospital
Mrs. Vanderbllt, .Mrs. Harjc, In fact all
tho prominent American women now
here, with elbows bared and hands In
soap suds doing menial kitchen work
when they wero nut dnlnir iietiml tmnini.
besldo tho cuts of wounded soldiers.
"Tlieso ladles," continues La Guerni
'Snclale, "could have done what a great
many others, not Americans, did: they
could have fled panic-stricken nt tho first
seaio of a fortnight ago, feeling, as thoso
who deserted tho city did, that their
fortunes would afford thorn no nrotoeilnn
agulnst exploding bombs from tho Tatibo
"Hut thesn brave iiomep of America
remained wltii us to work among ter
ilhlo scenes day and night.
"Kvery day at 8 o'uloek in tho morning
Mrs. iindorbllt begins her day by mak
ing a personal visit to the cots of tho
wounded. Hor ipilot, reassuring smile
greets each sufferer In turn, to en.-h ulu.
speaks a word of hopo nnd sympathy
and tlft-n, with the other Amoileoii ladles,
she takes up her dally duties which so
otten aie of tho humblest.
rV charge that Senator Ien-
roso has violated the corrupt practice act
of tho Stato and nation and u review of
his opposition in Congress to publicity
campaign legislation wcro tho climatic
points in Congiessman Palmer's final
speech at Lewistown last nlcht.
Mr. Palmer ilnnln,.! tl.n. if ,t. .
cost of Senator Penrtiso's nomination
wore known, Including his own expendi
tures and contributions by thoso to whom
it would mean most for him to bo e'ected
to tho Sonato tho total would bo near
IM.OX), although Mr. Penrose admits ex
penditures of only $11,000.
Tho Pennsylvania Protective Pulon, Mr.
Palmer asserted, was a political com
mittee within the plain meaning of tho
corrupt practice act. Ho said it should
bo compelled legally to give an ao.ount
of Its disbursements In behalf of tho
nomination of Senator Penrose.
As Indicating Senator Penrose's opposi
tion to any campaign publicity legislation.
Mr. Palmer r-fcrred to the Congressional
Hecord for July 17, 1311. Horo Senntor
Penrose Is lecorded as "not voting" on
tho bill Intended to limit the campaign
expendltuics of a senatorial candidate to
i he campaigners loft ihirr-ui, .,,-.. . i Tr.injimrtatt.m of nm..i.i..n.
u. ' "n, en caririugm for In
LOXDOX, Sept. 10.
While Knglnnd Is cementing firmly her
nlliuiici with France and Itussia In tho
present conflict. It will not be to her
Inteiest to "wipe Germany off the map."
A ciitical observer here, who has een
years of service as a war correspondent,
says: "It is no part of British policy to
Hiinii me uerman face utterly into the
.r k; 1 A.. n mi . .
v.ve Vm U,e M weS'rau in?. ! UUSt' "ft0r 3r een thoroughly
j beaten In tho Held of war. It will bo
Peter Smith, father of Peter TT Smith
ronti actor and Republican ward leader,
died yesterday at the home of his bon,
IMS Master street. Ho was 90 yearn old.
$11,265,000,000 IS COST
OF 45 DAYS OF FIGHTING
Estimntes Include Loss of Trade to
, . LOXDOX. Sept. Hi.
The cost of tho war up to toil.iy, in
eluding tho losses itsulting from commer
cial paralysis, has been $ll.2iB.0io.0i,
atcordlng to Hgures compiled ln-re. Tho
. i ii. '-"w " -'',vv,'w men
Slalnteimni'e nf soldier
IVed of Itur.rs " , .
noon vestm ,l.i 4i'... I.... ...i i.. . ..
.... .i.ii . V -".;iih ra nines uy au- funtrv
iV V.i m? lny rea;"'''l Lewistown Artillery-ten
A . "P, ' . 1"UJ wuro accompanied by
Ti"i .' Crsl' "'" nobert S. Ilrlght. con
tl dates for Congressman-at-large.. To
night tho candidates will speak in Lock
FUNERAL MARCH AS THREAT
TO FORCE $20,000 WAR LEVY
Mayor mid Prosecutor of French
Town, However, Reported Rescued.
LOXDOX, Sept. J!
I he Times correspondent in Coulou.
mlers. Department of Seln.t-Ht-Alarnc
Fiance, says that the Mayor an! prose.
eutor of that town refused to piy :'0.0CO
demanded by ttio Germans as a war levy.
They wero taken outside tho town to bo
bhut. tho prosecutor told tho orrespond-
eut ami the Germans pli;.e4 f'hopm't
lfiier.il mar.'li us a last throat to Induce
them to pay. but the KngliMi saved :hir
llvos. as a letreat was order d before
threatened evocation could be carried out.
BRUMBAUGH INDORSED BY
THE LATE HENRY W. WILBUR
Letter Written Shortly Before HIa
Death Pledged Support.
Indorsement of Dr. Mai tin G Brum
batiBh, as a man tor whose defeat "tho
temperance forces of Pcnnslania cannot
Piolltably press nt tliU time," Is contained
In a letter written l.y H,.ry w. Wilbur
to L. j. Mooiv, of the Anti-Saloon league,
and uindo public yesterday. .Mr. Wilbur
who by many was regarded as the most
prominent Friend in Philadelphia, wrote
tho letter a few days before his death
last week. It has just been made public.
I ho possibility that his own life might
end bo soon did not no ur to .Mr. Wilbur
for In tho letter ho pledged his own vote
and those of throe others in his home to
aid tho candidacy of Dr. Hrumbaugh.
Fusion, Mr. Wilbur, observed, generally
led to tcnfuslon of all the mor il Issuts
which enter into tho compact. Tlio fusion
scheme of this campaign ho particulaily
opposed because its adoption, ho llued
wuulii throw ovei board "A. Mitchell Pal
mer, a tempernnco man by Inheritance
and practice, la order to help the chances
of n, man of unknown recoid on tho sub.
Ject. and whose Knowledge of Pennsyl.
vania and Its m-eds is simply tho knowl- i
fdgo of a carpet-bngfror." This last re.
ftured to Giffoid Pinchot.
shots! ni .li.W
lnrlt1n ,... .!...... .. ....
........... . nv .iiuia pvr nay
Ambulances K),nijij n uunji-d" ', '.
iteductlori of Imports (In unrfini
Help to th poor CJO cent a Jay
to ono In ten) ,
Destruction of towns, oto
Til) O0).iif 0
i ::. '.ion
1. 10,000, OJO
1 1.41 0 l
tfiil Mil 4,1
St I, .t,rxi
j nobodv's real Interest to substitute Itus
i sinn despotism for German militarism In
Kuropo. Tho latter must and will be
j crushed, but then It will be to the gen-
rnl interest of the world to accord peace
( conditions which will still leave Germany
I self-respecting and strong.
"It Is, tills policy which lies at the but
tom of our strenuous resolve to create a
big army that will bo in fine form and
fine condition nbout the time the con-
i mi ins i-uwers nave to consider peace;
conuiuon3. with this army, which will
number not less than 750.0U) men, and
her continued command of the sea. Eng
land will bo In a position to dominate tho
"Italy is bound to come to the side
of tho Anglo-Krench-Russlan allies. At
this moment she it, looking for a pretext
for this crWnlnn treason to her Triple
Alliance associates, Germany and Aus-tfla."
count of borrowing experiences.
"I was nt Saarlols, in Lorraine, when
the battle of Lorraine was fought," said
Mr. Tletze. "For four days tho battle
raged around that little city. Once I saw
a Trench ueropiano drop like a plummet
from the sky after the pilot had been
killed by Gorman bullets. It was a fas
".Several times I saw the French infan
try on tho heights melt Into a mass of
dead men under the deadly fire of the
German artillery. I witnessed a battle
between the German and the Turcos in
the Frencli army. Tho sight of the Afri
cans drove the Germnns mad and. disre
gatding all instructions from their offi
cers, they dashed in among tho blade
troops and cut them to bits with their
Llftou L. Lewis, a Xew York lawyer,
snld the head of tho German General
Staff had told him that the Kaiser al
most had to be forced into the war by
tho staff. The Kaiser would not believe
war was necessary and fought against
"The General Staff went to the Kaisof.1
s-iul Mr. Lewis, "and told him unless ho
deelnicd wnr they would not be responsi
ble for the consequences, ns the Husslnns
were mobilizing, and that om of ti,
Cossacks already were over the frontier.
Tho Kaiser, according to my Information,
asked for an hour to think matters over,
as lie was loath to plunge Europe Into
war. The Kaiser shut himself up and
whn the staff haw him again he still
was averse to declaring war. He did
so only when the staff forced upon him
the knowledge that Itussia really wan
making warlike demonstrations."
Piofcssor Morris Jattrow. of the Uni
versity of Pennsylvania, said that thn
German L'mpernr was entirely misunder
stood in tins country, and that It would
fall to America to mediute the war In
Germany, he stated, there is not tlio
popularly suppo.-eu bravado, but .vro.
one understands the HHnmiini... r.t .,.
South African Commander Resigns
JOHAXXHSnrnG, South Africa. Sent.
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CRUISERS WAGE BATTLE
IN CARRIBEAN WATERS
British Ships Reported to Have At
tacked the Dresden.
h CiiLOX. Sept. IS.
The reports of heavy firing In the Car
r.tiean feca off the entrance to this harbor
were heard here last night. Although no
details of tho supposed naval engagement
have reached tint, place, it is believed that
two British trui-ers attacked the German
A ship captain arriving horn r.nn...
ijn.-. criiimnndi r of thu thnt i,, i,.,: T ....... m, new, reports
or .he ,..,. of .hih!
l 5- I b-'B pursued by two Hrltish cruisers.
nio loss In trade is based on expert esti
TUCKERT0N STATION CLOSED ARCHDUCHESS AIDS WOUNDED
DISEASE RAVAGES ALBANIA
Smnllpox Prevails in Many Villages. I
Famine Threatens. I
, ItMK. Sept. W '
Tolt-sruph.ng from Avlona. Mbanla. th I
corro&poudwit of the Mesxiueru say: !
"Famine and smnllpox are wanting th. I
population, especially the refugees from !
tin outlying villages, who are in frar of !
massacre by Insurgents In Epirus. Jlony '
of those killed in the fighting with thf I
Insurgents wcro carried long distances op
donkey back, und then merely burled
unucr a nsnt covering of eanh. This. It '
i U said. id to the pstib ntiul outbreak " I
j CZAR MAY FREE PRISONERS
I Reported General Amnesty tg AU ,
I Political Offenders. j
PETUOUIt 1, Spt. 1.
Ittporu from a sourci cuiislderia ie.
liable urr that i'w Xicli.'Ua is aUiut to
grant tnuial umuu&ty to all political
piisouers throughout Ku;..
This action will free thousands of men
and women who have ben confined in
prisons in Itusiila or compelled to work in
the Siberian mines.
Accident Cuts Off One of Two Links
to War Zone,
TUCKUItTOX. X. J.. Kept. WL-Follow
jt an accident to tho generator, tho
great wireless station here, one of tho
two pUuts in this country Jn direct touch
with Germany was closed today.
Itefore the accident tdogiaph com
punkm had accepted messages for Ger
many an4 Austria to be truiwmltt! by
tlie station at sender's risk ami subject
to wlMtwer delay might be involveU from
th jirMlnc given government mes
suges and the limltwl capacity of the
Mother of Murdered Austrian Arch-
duke Becomes Nurse.
ItOMfi. Sept. w.
Menna dispatches received here ay
that all tlu women of the Austrian 1m-
jivwai lamny are acting as Hel Cioss
nurses, having organized special hos
pitals, where they are personally attend
ing the wouuitvd.
The Arcluluchess Marl Theresa
mother of Arcluluko Fracl Ferdinand
who was assassinated In Honta just be
fore the outbreak of the war. lus re
quested to be permitted to iiure Slav
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