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PHILADELPHIA, JTlftDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 1911.
PRICE ONE CUNT
,0N PEACE PLAN
President Wilson Hopeful
That Further Negotiations
Will Result From United
States' Offer to Act.
MAJOR LEAGUE RESULTS TODAY
Pittsburgh o4 0 0 0 0 0 0
Phillies .'...o 3 0 0 0 2 10
Batteries Marshall & Dooinj Adams & Colsman,
Umpires Eason & Qulgley.
R. H. E.
04 8 3
x 6 12 0
Cincinnati o 1 1 o
New York Q 0 0 2
Batteries Schneider and Gonzales; O'Toolc, Fromnie and Meyers.
Umpires O'Connor and Byron.
WASHINGTON' SMU. IS.-l'iesldellt
Wilson is "cMr.mely hopeful" Unit prug
mi tonnl peace li Kmopn will icmilt
from Informal sounding of Gumany tuul
This was t,,c ltlll1011 1J,,U!" UK"U""K
peace ami mediation o-ei lutes, iiceoidlng
A lilSli authority. Tt Is still l eutly
.. .tl.ciiss Icim.'. but by c.tioful and
.iw dlLiilons Ihiotigh both olllcl.it ami l
private slMirci", llle I'lcniuviii. ... .- ..i
, icason for Hour Hut --onio jloiltilto
peace ov ciluies mn bo prcreiilod at mi
The Picaldcnl clturaclci Iws, .the fcfti
.,. expressed bv Go m.iu Clmncet
JnP rjetliir.anu-liollv.eg t Ambassador
rteranl. "a., .lun-eommlttlnl." It was ui
ii.orltatlvely stnte-d today tliat the
Imncclloi g conversation with Gerard did
,,ot touch upon terms or even Hiijjgc-st
possible ccccplance of the Picsldents
mediation o vi tin es.
SEKKS ALLIBS' ATT IT IT DB.
It h understood mat the Chancellor
only went so far us to say (whether with
or without the Kaiser's knowledge and
consent Is unknown to olllclals hole),
that Germany could not consider or'ovcu
cbcuss mediation until the posltlun ot
the allies tt-iH known.
No leplv was m.iilc by Kmpcior W II
llato himself, nor did tho Irnpci Inl Chnn
llor Indicate- whether or not ho poke
'on behalf of his monarch, Ambassador
Gerard cabled President Wilson the Chan
cellor's remarks 11 0111 recollection, which
wero substantially as follows:
Germany wns appreciative of iho
American' GoveinniPiit'n Intoiest ami
offer of ten Ices In triing to maku
peace. Germany did not want war,
but had it foiced on her. Even it
fhe defeats Kianco, she must likevvlso
lnnnulsli both Oreat Britain and Rua-
ela, as all three Jmvo made an agree
ment not to rnako pence except by
common consent. Similarly, England
has ainioiinced thiough Premier As
qultli and her diplomatists and news
papeis that she intended to fight to
the limit of her endurance.
In view of that determination on
the pirt of Great Britain, tho United
States ought to get pmposaks of peace
from tho allies. Germany could ac
cept only u lasting peace, one that
would make her people sccuro against
futuro attacks. To accept mediation
now would bo interpreted by thu allies
cs a sign at weakness 011 tho part of
OermaajTand wodkrbo misunderstood
liy the German people who, having
made final sacrifices, had the light to
demand guarantees of secuilty.
president to act.
While the greatest otliclal scciecy sur
rounds tho peaco negotiations, It was ac
cented today that the 1'rcsldcnt would
Shortly maku guarded Informal Inquiries
from thp allies, advising them of tho
German Chancellors position. It wns lc
ported that tho president would ask it
the allies could present any tentative,
counter-pioposals, 01 other suggestions In
view of the Chancellor's stand that might
brinff the nations together upon some
flane of pudhnlnary discussion.
It was evident today that President Wil
ton himself Is personally handling tho
mediation and peace overtures to tho ev
eliulon of Secretary of Stato Bryan and
other official!! and oven excluding the dip
lomatic repiesentatlves heio of the wnr
rhij poueis. That ho e-cpects to take
n actlvo peisonnl 10I0 In the ultlmnto
Jicace proceedings is forecasted.
Stirred bv tin. Issuance of the latest
"white paper" fiom London, dealing with
tke ruptuie between ltussla, inul fier
hany nml Himln mui Aiwiiin iinti.
Count Jobann von Beinstorff, tin' Gprmnn
Ambassador, and Di. Constantin Dumba,
Austria's Ambassador at "Washington, de
rlfd today tlie nsscitlon of Sir Maurice
p Bun-n that Germany had made pence
The Cloinian and Austrian lepresenta-
, " .-.ni. ,.uk iitiiLiiiiiin mill
J.ussia, not Germany was tho real ag
fk!H?,r . . 'rile Intlmatcil sttonslv that
the Drills 1 "n-liltn .,,.,,. .,..,..
.,., .....v.. F.,(,.-. i:iMHiiiiiuiK
.laurkes nsrrlon was, written fiom a
partial point or view nnd was unluiP.
Un 1 Btiiwtorff said tho atiocitks were
I en Ise false.
St. Louis 0 0 0 0 0
Boston 0 0 0 0 0
INSANE, TO BE
PUT IN ASYLUM
Commitment Issued and
Former Financier Will Be
Taken to Norristovvn To-
The War Today
GERMANS GIVE WAY
ON RIGHT AS ALLIES
Batteries Doal: and Wingo; James and Gowdy.
Umpires Riglcr and Hart.
Chicago 0 0 0
Brooklyn 0 0 0.
Batteries Cheney and Archer; Aitchison and McCarty.
Umpires Klcm and Emslic.
Athletics 0 0
Batteries Coveleskie and McKcc; WyckolT and Lapp.
Umpires Egan and Dincen.
Cleveland .. . .0 0 0 0 0
Batteries Shore and Thomas; Steen and Egan.
Umpires Connolly and Chill.
Meteoric Career Ended by Men
tal Breakdown Which Began
. Six Years Ago and Precipi
tated His Downfall.
Kluk's Forces and Repulse Counter
Attacks Teuton Centre Holds Firm
and French Fail To Gain.
R. H. E.
IN BATTING DUEL
Marshall and Adams Driven
From Box Early Cole
man Hits Home Run With
Two Men on Bags.
WYCKOFF TO HURL
Young Right-Hander Op
posed on Mound by Cov
elski, Jennings Most De
pendable Left - handed
Umplips Kason and uulgley.
' riWSTlAXA, Sent. H.
4.1AM. . -....., ,..., ,, IMltiHiicil U
taesram fr(Jl n, rllii, p1Sse(l l tho tier
nail i itnsor. innounrlng that at a con.
(,"."" "n ti be held In Washington a
WliS ful , ,ll I.,. ,0.,I.,I
RUSSIA INSISTS PRUSSIA
MUST BE DESTROYED
gee Overtures win u
sidered TTntil Then,
PUTBOGUAD, Sept. 1?.
1e nil- i.m PoreiL'ii nni.n iu .. ..n
ord wu ii, n.ny.
'"esau.l thertloio will decllno n ,i,if
conBulcrutiuii dim fri... nT ....
boas. nir... ..:.." "' """
th. ,,". . """"wo. icating t I
n i. ' "' eu.n until tho
Eourso tiaz.Hi '
iJltt'aJlc'cs'-y nMl Prus
PfriLADfclLPIirA BALI, PAHK. Sept.
13. Coleman diovc-run drive with two on
bases In the second inning, plus two sin
gles and a double, sent Marshall to cover
earl yln todny'H game, and the Plintcs
Jumped Into a lto-3 lead over the Phillies.
This last fray between the locals and
Plttsuurgh was witnessed by one of tho
smallest crowds of tho season, lcs than
GOO fans being piesent. When the battle
began Babe Adams was chosen by Man
ager Clarke to oppose Mat shall.
Neither team scored In the Hist, but
the visitors counted tour times In the
second on singles by Volx and Wagner,
Konetehy's double and Coleman's foui
baso blow over the low left-Held fence.
Tho Phillies came back strong, scoring
three times in theli half of tho second
on Cravath's double, Luderus' single, an
eiror, a pass, Maishall's single and
After tho thlid Inning Baunigaidner le
pluced Marshnll and Knntlohner went In
for Adams. Buins took Dolu's place be
hind tho bat.
Carey flled to Magee. Collins went out,
Brnu to l.udcrus. Costello went out
same way. No inns. No hits.
l.olieit Mini to Costello. Viox threw
Becker out. Magee fouled out to
Kouetchy. No tuns. No hits.
Vlot singled to ccntie. He stolu hec
ond. Konetehy doublpd to left, scoring
Viox. Wagner singled to left, VoiiPtchj
going to thlid. .McCarthy hit to Mar
shall and Kouetchj wub retired, Mar
shall to Diiolu to Loboit, Coleman
houiiLed a home run over tho left field
feme, scoring Wagner and McCarthy.
Maishall throw Adams out. Bjine thiew
Caiej out. l-'our runs.
Crnvatti hit the light field fcm.o for
two banes. Adams thiew Bjiiip out.
i l.uJcrus singled to centio. s oiing
l'iaatli, I.udiiius going to second when
rolliiit fumbled the ball. Martin walked.
Dooln forced Mai tin at hecoud, Wngnci
to Vlox, I.udeius golns to thiid. Mat
shall biugled to Lcntte, scoring l.uderus.
Lube it doublol to ctntie, scoring IJooln,
Muisluill stopping at third. Becker was
out, Konetehy unassisted. Tlnee tuns,
Umpires, Hgan and Dincen.
Veaeli. If. ,
Burns, lb. -Morlarlty,
v " jl s' " " &$m
Berlin Reports Forward Movement of
Allies Has Been Checked and Kaiser's
Armies Are Advancing Again Search
lights Used in Night Battles.
mJTKOIT. .Mich., Sept. lS.-ldeal wrath
cr favoicd the Athletics and Tigers In
their second game of the final series.
The Macks were on tho Hid arly. Man
agr Connie sent Bressler, Bender and
W; ckoff to the woik-out slabs and fl.ially
selecteil WyckoH to bear tho brunt of the
Up to the time of tsnrting today's game
Mack, had not decided whether ho would
plaj a dou'Jlo-header Saturday. The gamo
Is the one postponed In Philadelphia on
Hip Tlgeis' last tiip East.
Miuphy singled through shoit. Cobb
got Baiiy's ily. Collins forced Muiphy,
Bush to Vitt. Baker lifted a Ily high
over the pitchei's box which Bush callod
foi and muffed, Collins taking third.
Mclnnls grounded to Coveleskie, who
threw out Collins at the plate. Xo runs,
Bush grounded to Bany. Vitt walked.
Cobb struck out, Vitt stealing second,
Crawford walked. Veach doubled to cen
tre scoring Vitt and Crawford, Burns
singled to centre scoring Veach, Morl
arlty filed to Bakei. Three tuns, two
The meteoric financier, who has been
adjudged insane, and probably will
be removed to the Norristown Asy
Adolph Segal has been pronounced in
sane by two plislclans. Tin man ivho'o
opeiatlons brought about the failure ot
the Real Kstate Tiust Company a dozen
years ago, and the suicide of Its presi
dent, Frank IC Hippie, nnd Indictment
against the Sugar Trust will be taken to
tho Stato Hospital for Hip Insane at Nor
ristown tomorrow morning.
Cominltmnul pnpera have been Issued
by Magistrate .Toteph Cairat Iil3 olllce,
112S West Glrard uouue.
Tho final details of tlicactlon that will
place Adolph Segal awny from tho world
forever are being ariangcd this altpr-
i noon bv Ben begai, only son or tno
I former financier, and now employed at the
Hotel Majestic, which his father built and
Betl Segal and Dr. William II. Bunn,
629 North 22d street, who has been ths
Sgul family physician for 3 years, aie
responsible for Adolph Segal's commit
ment. Tho reason gicn for tending' the man
to the Norristown asylum Is that the
Ilnances of the Segal luinlly ate at too
low an ebb to peunlt his being cared
for at a private sauatoilum.
Within two blocks of the hotel in
which he Installed a Wi.OOU piano and
spent $100,00') for elaborato decorations, (
Adolph Segal Is being ejected from the
loom lie occupies because the expense
of keeping him theio is too great. Uvin (
Kirkbrldo is beyond the means of th!
This woe the statement of Dr. William
II. Bunn, who is Intimately acquainted
with the Segal's family affairs. Segal
was adjudged a bankrupt last July.
PAULS Sept. IS
Official announcement was made hoic
at 3 o'clock thlb afternoon tliut the loft
wins; of the allies is making slow
progress tit certain points, and that
counter attacks liy the Oeiniail0
against the English army have been
repulsed The statement says, how
ever that theer has been no important
change In the situation.
The oiriclal statement follows.
English Explorer Starts for the Ant
arctics. LONDON, Sept. IS -Sir Ki neat Shackle
ton, whose Antaictic expedition sot near
Ij to the South Pole seeial jrais ago.
i left todav on another Antaictic dash. Sir
Urnest was accompanied b a number of
The paitj will ti averse rieaily the same
route as that of Captain Scott.
Play a predominant
-41CJI1L- I 11(1 1 ,
'Mull "kI, ,.f . ' '"'co a' lll-''l
'1-ro, , tm- . ,hcMr "or!'0nl demands.
Sat Twin! T".'1 of,"evv woimut
that Ve ', "Uu ' ','' '"sl " ''"Hied and
uld ,. ' ,l.."bl: ..to -ln the complete
tin,,. ' "" "Wit JIllMk 1,, mr.Irn
c'Sla"uum " t!' Si,,IWttl JSP"-atlons
iffonf I!!'3.14" b,! .u"oinpMied every
lomm'oT X.iutU8 ?f Germany.
fe is for.r .,,",;. l"..pr"? about
J?JM.N!- .sl't IS The Conlp,.
WrTa,lr'":,r,."r'k! ".'. that pn-
It declaP.ne.,'Aul "Ua' ami Austria
' - mi-u u. en nn.ii t uia.. ,i
OPDOfalMl t. H-..l . niium
SSi fr9omT'!'r?S1,ea , w" mry
' C.J',,y ,ou!" S,M5 rc,l,
Cullliis fouled to Label t. Costello vllied
to Mngeu. Martin thiew Vlo out. No
lima. No hltfc.
Mugeo singled tn tenter. Ciavatll hit
fnto a double piny. Wagum to Vlox to
Koiu'tcby. Byrne llled to Collins. No
runs, one hit.
Uiue tluew Konetehy out. Nagner
(lied to Magee, .Mat tin threw McCarthy
out. No runs. No hits.
I.udeius singled to ciutre. Mai tin beat
out a bunt. Burns batted ior Dooiu.
Hm lit, bai rlflctd, Konetehy to Vlov
Uaumgarduer batted Tor Marshall. Ilaiim
gardner hit to .McCarthy, who tlnow l.u
derus out at the plate. Lobeit (lied lo
Costello. No tuns. Two hits.
Culenian walked. Kantlehuei, batting
for Adams, funned. Carey forced Cole,
man. Martin to Byrne. Collins tiled to
Cruvath. No runs. No hits.
Becker singled to right. Magee filed to
Costtllo. Ciavatll lorced Becker, Kant
leluur to Wugnei Bjrni' was put out
Kantlehlisr to Konetehy.
No inns. One
HOME RULE BILL NOW LAW
Signa-tuie of King George Places It
On Statute Books,
LONDON, Sept. IS. -King Geoige today
sinned tne home tule bill, whlth thus
goes on the statute books as a law.
The Irish Home Bale bill tectlved Its
thlid passage bv- the House of Commons
over the veto of the House of Lords eev
oial months ago. By the "Patllainent
act," which removed the power of veto
by the House of Lords of bills which had
been thrice passed by the Commons, It
then needed only the King's slgnatuie to
become a law
By agreement of Premier Aaqultli and
the leaders of both parties it will not
become operative until aftei the end of
iif. i .. t . ...
"rie tu, in,,. ,...
'"totalis, sec last
PREPARING TO FLEE VERA CRUZ
VERA C ilVY; Sept. B.-Pearing for tho
safety uf their lives after the Ameiicau
tioopd are withdrawn from tills port,
Prcderlco Gamboa, unce I'oieign Mln
liter; Knrlque 1'iee), formerly Mekan
Aiub.fcadoi at Washington, and beveral
other formei oltiuials. toguher nu
dozens of othei uitn ouee bigli in publk
jfiaus ot lli'vliu aie prviMiiu,, to ne
i on the ht hlP leavma line Thei be
i lievc thei "ill be nubjeeted to uitest
I o. Indignities as soon as the Americana
' are embarked for the UnlUa SUtw.
SIX ARE DEAD, 20 HURT IN
ALABAMA RAILROAD WRECK
Passenger Train Is Ditched by Run
iimg Into Broken Rail.
MUBILK. Ala.. Sep,. lS.-Slx persons
wtie killed and M injured in a vrrecl.
at 3 u'clock this morning on the Ala- '
bama fiieat Southern Railroad near ,
I.ivingttou Ala, wn u paetiger train!
No 2 was ditched b luimiug iulu a
biuUt t ijI
I bust Killed it hi ihe flrst-ila
e'a.b Mi id bad iiuneluus escapes, i
Karl) icporU reaching here placed thV
death toll much hlsher t
"It Is Impossible to keep linn at St.
Joseph's any longer," said Doctor Bunn.
"The expenses there since July, when Mr.
Segal grow critically ill, have benn a
severe drain on the resources of his
wife and son, and something had to bo
done, a place had to be found where ho
could be cared for at less ejipenso.
"Wo found that Klrkbrlde's was out of
the question. A loom thero wuiild hai ,
been fiO a week, and thut was booud '
the means at our command.
"But at Noiilstown Mr. Segal will have I
the best attention and comfortable quni- !
ters for 55 a week. At tlrst ln will bo
placed tn a geucial w-ard while spei lal- i
ists examine him. When tliov havo de-
tcrmlued the state of his mind ho will
be placed In a pleasant room with only I
ona other occupant, and the ihaigo will
be so leasonablo that there will bo no '
difficulty meeting It.
HAGKIt TO LiLVVi: JUOSJMTAL.
Doctor Bunn told how Segal was Iitpt ',
quiescent while his sun wns arranging to I
have him taken from St. Joseph's Hos-
pltal to Xoiiutoivn.
"Mr. Segal asked us what wo wanted I
'the papers' for," said Dr. Bunn. "He j
had lieaid us discussing tliem. and finally
wo told them that we were working for i
his lelenue from St Jrweplt's and that I
the 'papers' weie the ones neces-jary be. i
fore we could get him out Ho took tn
the Idea immedlatalj and asked frequent.
)y how we wero getting along with 'the
"Only the othei day. when he nas pai-
ticularl) anxious to irvlst the .Majestic
and get out In the counto, li inmplained
because wa were too slow. 'I'll 30 eraav
If you don t get those papeis goon and
take ma out of here," he declined.
Doctor Bunn certified to Segal's insan
ity at Magistrate Calls otltce on Tuesday
afternoon. Dr Pierre N Bergeron, of thu
hospital staff, made a simllap certillcatlun
to the same e-ffi.ct lato jesterday after
noon. Mr. Si-gal will be taken fiom st.
Joseph's to Noiiistown in an automubito
owned by a friend or Bell Segal. 1'he
$tait will be made as early poislblf,
und Doctor Bunn hopes to jeaeli Norris
town before noon. Doe-tor Bunn, who, has
long been a friend of the ruined II nam. I cr
and Berl Segal, the son, wi mako the
trip to Noiristowu
Segal thinks ho Is being taken for a
ilde Into the couuti. and tha: ho will o
MORGAN'S ART TREASURES
THREATENED BY FLAMES
File In Small Library Destroys Rare
Books Damage S3000.
NKU" YORK. Sept. t. -Priceless art
vvuiks valued at iimiu than S1.0ua.oio were
tliu-ateued with destruction tdiurtly af.
Itr midnight, when flte was discovered in
a small library tin the JTth stiert side of
,1. P. Morgan's lesklcuce at Mudlson ave.
nue. Quick vvoik b) a policeman got the
tlremen on thr scene befote the flames
Lad gained, inucli headway The damage
a as $Km. Alt the aluatilo tapestiles
which hail hung in tho nre-searrcd room
vveie innivetl several week a ago, when
pailiteih came to red'corato tho place.
l.iti ram books wire destrojed. several
ol which had been collcteii b Jlr. Mor
gan s father.
battle has continued along
the whole front from the Oi&e to tho
region ot Woovre during tho entire
day of the 17th without important
changes in the situation at any
On our left wing on the Heights
it the north of tho Ai.sne we navo
made slow progicss at certain
"Thiee attempts by the Geimans
to take the offensive against the
Hngllsli army have met with de
cisive checks from Caronnc.
"At Rheims we have also ic
pulsed with great vigor three
violent counter attacks made at
night. Tho enemy has vainly tried
to take the offensive against
"At the centie, from Rhclms to
,the rgonne, the enemy has
strengthened its position with im
portant fortified works, and has
adopted a purely defensive nttltude.
"On the east, from Argonne to
the Woevrc region, the .situation I?
"On our right wing- CLorraine and
the Vosges) the enemy occupies
positions organized for defenso In
the vicinity of the frontier."
Tho attempts of the Germans to take
the offensive near Caronnc were evi
dently intended to force back the allies
that had succeeded In crossing to the
north side of Aisne.
(Caroline lies about 22 miles nuith
v est of Rheims and 24 miles fiom Sols
sons on the north bank of tho Aisne.
To the noitheat of Cat on no lies the
famous Sol-sonne di ill giound, used
by the Vietieh army, wheie big sham
battles havo been fought In the past.)
Tho Geimans have mounted search
lights along the bluffs overlooking tho
Alsne and the river is swept at night
to prevent any surprise movement.
The fighting is especially dej-perate
on the left, where the Joint aimios of
Generals von Kluk and von Uuelow
have been compelled to extend their
extreme right in order to meet a flank
ing movement in force. Xo news of
tho outcome nt that point Jh as yet
available, hut the military experts he
llovo that the most significant develop
ments must soon be teportetl there. J
The French ami British artillery has
failed to dislodge tiro invodeif. from
their stionsly entrenched positions on
the heights along the A lane and north
of Rheims. But on tho other hand, the
vigor of the allies assaults has coin
polled the invaders to iciuain upon the
tioncial uullietu. the Trench military
governor, believes that tho battle will
continue for some day yet upon tho
piesent field, but he reals, assured that
the Geimans will be dislodged when
tho British and l-'tench secure rein.
! forcoments of hea aitillety along the
'The ueimati arc far fruin
Teniflu fighting continues nlong the
Alsno Hlver, the allies nttueklhg the i
(Jeimiui defenses. Loscs ate te-j
ported ns stupendous, the nllles nd- '
milling the slaughter of vast num.
French War Office tinnuuiices that th"
::ri,!:;iLu'L;:;T,"'vr,:X:; British Gain Slight Advantage Over Von
the German counter-attacks.
German War Odlcc statements declare
that the Germans nto "advancing
slowly but surely Into Kianco," a-.id
that the allies' attack Is falling. Uoth
oIIIcps, howiivcr. ngtrc that the i
glgunllt! sliugglc thus fur has been
ot no decisive advantage to cither.
Hlltlsh War Olllce rrports admit the1
allies have betli uutiblo to bnctik
through the iJeimun lines, hut claim
successes against the German tight
wing under Gciictal von Kluk.
liclglan foicrs engaged battle Willi
the Gotmans who attacked a bildge
near Tcrmondc. It Is teporled the
Belgians, allied l British foiocs,
have annihilated n detachment of
Uhlans near the F'loucli bnnlci,
Vienna admits that Rusluii tioops
have caplutod Kiaslcstyn. the chief
southern defense uf Piv.einysl, which
yesterday was repotted invested on
three sides. The occupation of this
strongly fortified position is Immi
nent. The Atistilans, according to
ono report, have withdrawn toward
Ciacow, leaving only it small garri
son to hold Przemysl.
The Austrian War Office discounts the
Importance of the capture of Kra
slezyn and renoits that the united
armies of Generals Dankl and Auf
fenberg command the line between
Przemysl and Crncow. It a!-o states
that action is still vigorous along
the San, though the Russians out
number the Austrlans .1 to 1,
General Zlegler is reported wounded In
the operations near the River San.
The presence of his corps in this con
illct indicates that some of the
Vienna garrison has been withdrawn
to reinforce the army in Galicia.
The Servians have abandoned Semlln
(the town across the Danube from
Belgrade), which they stormed a few
VTays ago. The Servian plan of cam
paign has been changed and Bosnia
made the objective instead of Sla
vonla. Austrian forces arc reported
as ciumpling before the assaults of
tho Servian-Montenegrin coalition.
German war offico Issued a statement
declaring that the Kaisci's line along
tho Alsne had been under teiiifle
assault, but had stood firm. Heavy
losses wero admitted, but attacks by
the allies wero declared to have been
repulsed all along tho battle front.
Italy's entrance into the war is ex
pected hourly. It Is reported a mes
senger from the Kaiser was refused
audience with King Victor Emman
uel and that this was the final dip
lomatic move by the German Gov
ernment. Jhupeior William is said
to havo teimcd Italy's nttitude as
King George, in his speech proroguing
Parliament, which was not delivered
In person, declares tho allies are
fighting for a worthy cause and can
not lay down their arms until that
cause Is achieved,
Washington officials vveio eucouiaged
for the success of President Wilson's
plans of mediation by tho reply from
Geimany through Ambassador Ger
nrcl. Germany's attitude was te
gaided as receptive, tef using, how
ever, to Initiate pence pioposnls
their t hausen
legal to censor wireless ! GERMAN ARMY ADVANCES
SAYS BERLIN DISPATCH
to a sanltatluni for a few weeks.
PATUCTIC UNI Of CARKWlc
'Ihe end of Adolph Segal's mcteoik
uu'i has been a sudden as its taii
Jli health has eiipt upon him step b,
Attorney General Gregory Decides
Government's Position is Lawful,
WASHINGTON. Sept IS -Censorship of
wiielrss messug'-s b the Federal Gov
ciuiiHut is legal, avoiding to an opinion
b) Attoiue.v lie-ueial Gie'gor). annouru'cil
toda) by Seeietar) Daniels.
DENIES TRANSPORTING TROOPS
MONTBKAL, Sept. 15.
In view of the statements eirculatt-d
in the United Statas that Austtuhan, New
r&ealaiul and Indian tioops havo been
passing through Canada In mutinous
number, lnterreuug with urdlnaij pas-
seng r tianU' it 31 Hosnorth vur pres-I
tat in ii uu diiiiuian i
BUUM.W Sept. IS. i
uilicial auuuuui.vin.fmt wns made tu I
heailuuurtsni torlay that the Uornian
army is aavsneing' slowly but surely
n the battle Mhleh Is stilt raging jo
"The l4ttle beivvetji ulc uiw nn4
th Meuse still conUnueg. Thsrp ara
sure indications that tho enemy's
forces are faillns-.
The Flench attempt tu tUt throuah
Ouoeluilnl on Vxte 7 ' the present war
I f 1 . It.. Ill, n .
stated it was absu.aie i.nue that any ,lie tmiian light wing was btoken i stieed i.i
xtvuv? iiuiu Hif 'iw n i u nt J av I iluun nlthout
.ws t.i.wuta. u4mua it, kVUUCi-llVIl VW(U
notable cvoniun on the
' Titc German aim) is advancing
slowly but suiel.
"A sortio from r4uu ihe ngb'
bank of tu. .Mouse wS toast easilj re
"The German staff Mates that uli the
German airships art coming up to ei
nactatturn in toig n4 dangerou
HUilits. Sunu- aere Uwnwated, but n
of them weir le-paueij None was Ue
captured bv the ennm
Taking e '.s'lraLce -f the demand or
aiuinuirition ihpots und the aie com
pelled to keep up a constant bombard
ment," said General Galllcni. "Tho al
lies can afford to wait and to refresh
their troops befote making a grand as
sault all along the lino. At the present
time the conflict seems lo bo little more
than an artillery duel, but I look for
a decisive turn when our heavy bat
teries at the front am reinf jrccd. The
, Germans now hold htiong positions, but
i I think they will not be able to main
It is estimated that at least 2,700,000
men are engaged along the mighty bat
tlo fiont from Xoyou to Etain and
Thlaucourt, east of the Mouse. So far,
however, thcie has been but little work
for the intantry and cavalry, the issue
being waged with heavy artillery.
While tho British and French are
thus engaged along their loft wing
and upon the centre, the troops n the
right wing, from Suippes eastward
across the Mouse, are exerting tre
mendous pressute au'-tnst tho arrnlen
of the German Crown Fringe and
Crown Prince Rupprecht of Bavaria.
j. iic uermans havo showed their
teeth in several counter attache, olUotuLjj
which the French War OfllcoaSS
The Third British Ai my Corps, "under
.Major General W. P. Pulteney, sta
tioned east of Soisson.--. has surTered '
some through the inability of tho Eng
lish artillerymen to locate hidden Ger
man batteries immediately after tak
ing up their position. They are sup
ported by heavy bodies of French
troops upon their lett.
The Second British Army i'oin.
under General Sir Horace Smith-Dor-rlcn.
took up Us position on the south
bank of the Alsne, east of tho French
troops .supporting tho light wing of the , '
Third British Army Corps. (
The First British Army Coips took
up a position still further to the east
north ot the River Veslo. This corps
is commanded by Lieutenant General
Sir Douglas Halg, who has done such
gallant service blnce the battle at
The British troops have bun Inipltcd
by an address deliveind by General
French. Tho British Flold Marshal
lode in front of his troops and dehv
cred a itlirlnsr appeal to them, mod
eled somewhat after the nature of Na
poleon's electrifying proclamations
Words from this silont general had
double effect. Tho troops stood at at
tention, and when tho general had
j ceased the soldiers broke into cheers
Tho German lines at A'arennea hava
been moved northward into anothei
position. It Is not believed, howevei
that the evacuation of the position for
tnerly held in that district means thai
the German left has ben to give wa
Tho towns of Ferrettfc, Mooseh and
Uinrinsen are also reporteet to have
been abandoned by tho German left
The Germans aro behov) to be bom
barding huth Tliann ana Belfort. th
former in Alsace 0nd the latter in
The Gennaus aie- touts .uu Mue,
thoie JJifcumaUou as vol cent t, raau)