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rams BACK IN CRY
FOR GREAT CAMPAIGN;
DDlny VfiX) DIP PIIIFP!
MAUl rUU lllu rlUUl I
Imkpcndqnt Cnndidatc Returns
From Bnckwoods in Fine
Condition for Stirring
Gcnrgo D. Porter. Independent candidate
for Mayor, returned to Philadelphia to
day to actively start his cnmpalgn. He
(aid ho la In flue condition after taklnx
the Roosevelt rest cure of chopping wood.
The candidate visited Mayor Blanken
bura In the latler's office and then went
to Independent headquarter. 313 South
Ilroad stiect, wheie be established bis
own hend'iuartera for the rnmpnlan
He said that It was pretty cold In the
woods five mllea from Medford, N. J.,
where he waa camping with his wife and
aon. "I had to chop wood all day to keep
warm all night," he remarked.
You expect to keep warm during the
campaign, don't you 7" he waa asked.
We will all keep warm when the cam
paign gets under way," he answered,
V ringing call to rehabilitate the Ito
pubilcon Party In Philadelphia by tak
ing control of It from the hands of the
contractor bosses will bo made at the
start of the campaign, nnd George P.
Tortcr will open the light by "stealing the
thunder" of the Organization.
The Itcpubllcon Organization chieftains
have outlined their plan of battlo as
First, a plea that an Organization vic
tory In Philadelphia this full would be
the forerunner of a national Republican
vlctbry next ycart second, that Thomas
11 Smith Is tit to bo Maor or, at least.
mat noimng can Do round against him:
third, that George D. Porter and the other
Independent candidates are not capable of.
giving Philadelphia a constructive admin
istration. Porter 'and hla friends, together with
all of the Independent leaders, have de
cided to launch n "short, fast and furious''
campaign. Phlladelphlans will be called
Upon to work for a continuance of prin
ciples of the present city administration
and to support true Republicanism by re
pudiating tho Organization's slate at the
MACKS FALL SHORT
ONE RUN IN RALLY
Continued from Page One
the ball, Dcnlrau lilt Eccels In the back.
Kd Collins walked. Founder singled to
right, scoring Weaver, Kd Collins taking
third. On Jackson's sacrifice fly to
Bankston, Ed Collins scored. Fourior
died stealing, McAvoy to Lnjole. Two
runs, two lilts, no errors.
Schang filed to Felsch, Strunk lined j
Fournler Kd Collins threw out Banks
ton. No runs, no hits, no errors.
J Collins wnlked. Blackbutno sacri
ficed. Eccels to Mclnnls. Iiajole thLew
lng J. Collins., Felsch fanr.ed. One run,
one hit, no errors.
J Collins made a great one-hand catch
of Kajote's foul Kddlo Collins threw out
Mclrnls Weaver fumbled Kopf'a ground
er, Dcmrau fanned No runs, no hits,
one error. .
Weaver beeVout an Infield hit and went
.5 -,cond on Kopf's wild thiow. Kopf
fumbled E. Collins' grounder, scoring
"Weaver. Fournler forced IS, Collins,
l,r.jole to Kopf. Jackson hit over the
right field wall for a home run. scoring
Fournler1 ahead of him. J. Collins filed
to Schang. Blackburne walked, Black
burne died stealing, McAvoy to Kopf.
Three runs, two hits, two errors.
Oldrlng batted for McAvoy nnd doubled
to left. Malone batted for Eccels. Black
burne threw out Mnl'one. E. Collins
threw out Schang. Strunk singled to
right, scoring Oldrlng. Bankston ground
ed to J. Collins, unassisted. One run,
two hits, no eriors.
Morrlssette and Perkins now battery for
the Athletics. Schalk fouled to Demrau.
I-aJole threw out Scott. Felsch fanned.
No runs, no hits, no errors.
Lajole doubled against the right-field
wall. Mclnnls filed to, Jackson. Kopf
filed to Felsch. Demrau fanned. No runs,
one hit, no errors.
Weaver went out, Mclnnls to Moris
sette. Ed Collins fanned. Fournler
fanned. No runs, no hits, no errors.
Perkins flI6d to Weaver. Schalk tluew
out Morrlssette. SchoJk also threw out
Schang- No runs, no hits, no errors.
Jackson walked. Lajole threw out J.
Collins, Jackson taking second. Lajole
also throw out Blackburne, Jackson tak
ing third. Jackson died trying to steal
home. Morrlssette to Perkins. No runs,
no hits, no errors.
Strunk singled to centre, he tried to
take second and was thrown out, Fournler
to Weaver. Bankston doubled to right.
Werfver thre.w jout Lajole Mclnnls singled
v to jentre, scoring Bankston. Kopf forced
Minimis, Blackburne to Eddie Collins.
Ope run, three, hit, no errors.
( SEVENTH INNING.
Schalk filed to Mclnnls. Scott fanned.
, Felsch waa tossed out by Morrlsettc. No
runs, no hits, no errors,
Demrau doubled to right. Perkins filed
to Fournler. Morrlsette fanned. Schang
walked, Strunk filed to Weaver, No
runs, one hit, no errors,
Weaver tiled to Lajole. Ed. Collins was
eafe on Morrlselto's wild throw, Four
nler filed to Strunk, Lajole threw out
Jackson. No runs, no hits, one error.
Scott threw out Bankston. Schalk was
struck on the arm with a foul lip, Mayer
relieved him for Chicago. Weaver threw
out Lajole. Mclnnls singled to left. Scott
threw out Kopf No runs, one hit, no
J Collin singled to right. Morrlssette
tossed our Blackburne. J. Collins stole
l third Mayer fanned. Kopf threw out
5 Scott No runs, one hit, no errors.
1 Demrau walked. Perkins doubled to
ft Blebold . batted for Morrlssette.
ebold walked, filling the bases. Schang
liked, forclfiir In tiMnnn u'u,..
JJ..I forcing Selling, and thei thr to J
1 mis for u i.yjb.e i...... . ek .,.,..
4,jkston beat out un Infield hit, Hlebold
i.-mp. uajoio smziea to left, but Hank-
was caugm out at tnird, Jackson to
rer who covered third. Thr mn
i hit,, no error.
'AK STOCKS" JUMP
AS STEEL MEN MEET
from Case ttae
chwab aud Du Pont combination.
; Important Bains In this city.
Hdvlptilans who had controlled the
M old Midi ale company since Its
ilon In Il stepped out In favor of
(itftw owners, following a long con-
I J . ' rr V...VW Wl ,.V,.MI,U 4. ,njlW(
Ilia in A Read & Co.. In the Morris
"uir. At the same time It became
t i that the new owners expect to en-
" tiie plait uud carry on an In-
. i 6)Uro of busjneao.
pun iutaers. who are believed t
ii.i iUMt a,pee,'oo fpr the noM-
m im -
ar mrvy. iwjvjwv I
'tH of plher I
associated with them wr hot given out
Ot the old holders, who were director,
Charles J ltarrnh, for 2 ears prMldcnt
of the company, Charles n. Dunn and.
Howard Kellers, sold their share and re
aliened their offices, while James V. Rul-
,lvn "nd William F Barba remained on
!no new organisation Doth remain on the
oonrn 01 directors, Air BUiuvan a vice
president and Mr Harbn, formerly (ten
eral manager, was elected to succeed him.
Joseph Kntwlsle, stenogriphcr of the
board, waa elected temporarily to the
office of president, In order to attend to
atock tranafer business. Mr Barba wilt
be actlo head ot the company for the
Mr. Corey declined to gay whether he
la to become actual president He re
fined to gay what further purchaaea were
In contemplation by himself and Ills a
The statement given out by Mr. Taylor,
the Philadelphia who maiiHRed the great
financial deal through the month of
preparation which culminated In the ac
tual transfer to dav, was na follows
"Settlement waa completed today for
the purchase of the llldvnle Bttel Com
pany. Much of the stock waa taken up
on Friday last Owing to the nbence
of one of the executors of nil estate bold-
lng a large block of stock, the balance
could not be delivered until today.
"Tho present value of the plant Is a
great tribute to the genius of the retiring
president, Charles J. Harrah, who took
charge as president 3 years nco. It Is
nrntlfylng to hnow that very little of the
stock has changed hands during theso
enrs of growth nnd progress. I believe
the onlv stock that did change hands was
acquired by vnlued employes. Mr. Harrah
not only developed n great plant, but nlso
built up n splendid staff of experts, head
ed bv W P. narba, tho general manager.
This staff la one of the most valued
assets of tho company, nnd I believe Is
capable of handling a largely expanded
plant and greatly Increased volume of
"Mr. Harrah, of course, resigned as
president and from the hoard Chnrlea 8,
Dunn 'nnd Howard Sellers, also resigned
as directors, James F Sullivan nlso re
signed ns lco president and William P.
Barba, tho present general manager, was
elected In his place. Tho Vacancies In
the board will be filled by tho election
of William K. Corey, Percy A. Rockefeller
nnd Samuel F. Prior."
Tho estate referred to Is that of the late
Mr. Barba declared no significance
should bo attached to tho election of
Mr. Proyor to the new Mldvale board of
directors. In connection with rumors
that the du Pont and Schwab Interests
Intended getting control of Baldwin's
nnd the Cambria Steel Company, to fight
the Corey Interests, which were under
stood to be allied with those of the
The Remington Company, of which .Mr
Pror Is general .nanager. Is using pnrt
of tho Baldwin plant nt Eddystone, under
a contract thei provides for turning over
a new building to the locomotive works
when the no'rk now In hand Is done. Mr.
Pryor Is tlso n director of the General
Moton -ompany, another concern that
nmv supplies for the Allies
Albn B. Johuion president of Baldn in's.
r'enlcd that a statement would be Issued
on the expected absorption of Baldwin's
by the powder company's onner
The du Pouts, famous powder makers,
hnve loomed up formidably In the situa
tion since lust week. Todn It was gencr
all understood that they aio asso
ciated with Mr. Schwab In the, making
of a gicat combination to compete with
thai being put together by New York
men, backed .by tho powerful Morgan
Tho other group Is sajlng nothing. So
far the Schwab-duPont Interests have
beer, wonderfully successful In keeping
their plans under cover. For Instance.
It was not until'an entire new board of
directors had been elected to the General
Motors Company thnt It became known
that the Du Ponta hnd obtained control.
Pierre 8. Du Pont and S. F. Prjor are
among the nine new men on the boaid.
The big contest this week. Indications
are, will be for Cambria Steel. II. C.
Frlck Is said to be In control here. He
Is friendly to the Morgan Interests. At
the sime time. It is said, he will not let
this Interfere lth business. Cambria
will go to the highest bidder. It Is prob
able that enormous profits will bo made
In the sale.
WILL TRY BERRY
Penn Officials Believe Speedy
Athlete Will Play Best in
When tho University of Pennsjhanln
football players assembled on Franklin
Fkld this afternoon they listened to a
dissection of the faults they displayed In
Saturday's gome with West Virginia. The
entire board of coaches who saw that
game analyzed every man's play and
then gave Instructions for Its corree.
tlou. The entire preliminary work waa
given up to this instruction, though there
was the usual warming-up practice In
kicking, tackling, passing, etc.
Although the West Virginia game wns
not entirely responsible for It. the coaches
have decided to give Howard Berry a
thorough trjout at quarterback. While
Berry did most of' tho ground-gaining
against West Virginia, lie Is considered
too light to do the heavy plunging de
manded In the Quakers' style of attack.
Berry has nfwuys plaed quarterback
heretofore, and since Qulgley Is showing
up so well and has more weight than
Berry the coaches believe this change
may strengthen the team. Berry was
used at quarterback some of the time this
Miller, last year's star freshman end,
who Injured his foot at Fort Deposit dur
ing; the preliminary practice, was again
unable to practice with the team today.
Dr. Frank Hancock, who la the team's
physician, says, that Miller will prob
ably not be able to play before the end of
the week. The coaches are anxious for
Miller to report, because they are looking
for a heavier pair of ends than Urquhart
and Hopkins. There. Is some talk of try
ing Dewhurst, last year's freshman
tackle, at end, where his weight will
The coaches announced that there mlirht
be some changes In the Albright line-up
on Wednesday Just becausq Albright
lost to Rutgers. U-0. the Quaker coaches
are not looking for an easy victory. The
scouts who saw the llutgers-Albrlght
game reported that Ilenfer, the Albright
fullback, did not play Coach By Dick
son declares that Ilenfer Is one of the
greatest football players In America, and
that on a big teani he would be an All
American player He la scheduled to
make hla first appearance on Franklin
Field on Wednesday.
LEFT ITALY BV HEQUEST
Inez Milholland Boissevaln'a "Pa
cifist Meetln? Displeased
NEW YORK. Sept. n.-Mn. Inez Jill
holland Botssevaln, suffragette leader and
war correspondent, returned today from
Italy on the steamer Stanipalla, accom
panied by her husband, Eugene Bolsae.
She explained that she Uft Italy rather
hurriedly, having been advleed by
high Government otcll that her "pa.
clflat" .wrltlnes were fcecomlnK too fre
quent 1Q be Dlensloir. Th aSMil.i .
"" 'Uei1 W wH Ot
EVENING LBDOJflJtt PHILADELPHIA, MONDAY, SEMttMBKK
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bHt jBB;aaa War laHiaHrl
William E. Corey, leader of the group of capitalists who today
bought theMidvnle Steel Company, in shown in tho centre. At
tho left is William P. Barba, for the present active head of the
Midvale works, nnd James F. Sullivan, a director, is at the right.
ALLIES STRIKE AGAIN, WINNING
MORE GROUND IN CHAMPAGNE
CnnthittYd from I'BBe One
Allies were Rrently deorenned by the cfllcncy of their artillery Are, which
destroyed miles of llrat-llno German trenches before Infantry attacks began.
Vlicn the French and Hrltish mildler.s tolled forward with the bayonet to
attack the Geimiin defenders of these hlustcd ditches they met with n feeble
lire In must places, bemuse the .majority of the defenders were dead. It waa
a different Htory when the second and third line trenches were attacked, how
ever, hut irliiliaUttofy losses were inflicted upon the Oeimans In the subsequent
For three days and three nights HOO British and French ennnon posted along
the Allies' front, from Arms to n point west of the nivenchy-t,a Basse Hnllcnt
of the Germans, -rouied continuously Ruin fell In torrents. Tho nights were
black, wllh the moon and stnis hidden behind the storm clouds, nnd the day
Were gray and dreary.
Then camo the grand nsxault. Clamberim; from .their sonny trenches, their
uniforms wet nnd caked with mud. the nlllcd troops rushed forward to storm
the German positions. The ground in that region is mostly clay, and In this
Bllppery mire the soldiers sank nt times nearly to their knees. But neither
mud nor the storm of hhells and bullets fiom rifles nnd rnuid-flro suns stayed
them, and soon they were engaged. In u hund-to-hand struggle within the
German lines. ,
- Despite reinforcements which had boffj, rushed' to the front, the Germans
hnd to give way, leavlnp behind them great stores of ammunition and supplies.
While the British were tnklns l.oos and" thje Clprnufn positions at Hill 70
and Hulliich, tho French, further south, were smashing the German defenses
In Souehez nnd on tho eastern odtfejof tho Istuyrinth.
A titanic strugglo Is In progress, In the Champagne, where the French at
tacking over an extended front between Auherlve and Vllle-Sur-Tourbo have
Rained at every point. In the Argonne the Germans are being' driven out of
tho positions which the Geiman Crown Prince's army recently took at a heavy
coat In human life. '
A tornado of shellflro Is sweeping the Gcrmnh position nt St. Mihlel, where
the French ore struggling to drive tho Germans to the eastern bank of tho
At the extreme northern end of the 3,0-mlle battle lino the Belgians are
Dlaylng their pnrt by attacking tho German positions on the Yser Canal.
Warshlpw are co-operating with the land forces on the Belgian coast, shell
ing the German positions as far Inland as 1C miles.
In tho sector of Vpres, where the fighting has centred around Hoogo and
.the Yprcs-Menln road, both sides claim successes.
TWELVE MILES FIIOM LILLE.
A piore Important part Is being played by tho British In this fighting than
at any other time since the retreat from Mons, more than a year ago. British
forces are taking a leading part In tle struggle to oust the Germans from Lille,
und the capturo of Hulluch places the advanced posts of tho English within 12
miles (easy artillery range) of Lille.
Great rejoicing wuh caused in London and I?arjs.by the news ot the Allies'
lctory, for the Germans have boasted all along that their fortified positions in
France wMto impregnable. .Before tho 'fall drive,'-' as the present offensive, has
come to bo known, is finished the Germans are expected to be out of the great
fortified railroad centres they havo been holding In northern France since the
autumn or. ivit,
GERMANS MINIMIZE GAINS
OF ALLIES ON WEST FRONT
Say Mo Real Impression Has Been
Made on Lines of Defense
BEHLIN, Sept. 27,
The heaviest blows the Allies have
struck since the battle of the Marne have
made no deep Impression on the Ger
man line, officials of the War Office de
After weeks of artillery preparation, the
Allies have hurled countless Infantry di
visions against the German works in what
la believed to be the beginning of tho
great Anglo-French offensive. The Anglo
French gains In it hours of consecutive
assaults all along the front do not equal
In (mportance the Crown Prince's recent
successes In the Argonne, It was stated
here today, though the Crown Prince used
less than 60,000 troops.
Crowds gathered Sunday to await the
posting of the official bulletin, the War
Office having made It known late Satur
day that the Allies bad begun a concen
trated attack. There waa no feeling of
iKtHION FAIR GROUNDS
, SPECIAL TRAINS direct to the Fair Ground.
' "WEDNESDAY. 8EPTEMBER 29
- station, ahd at 8.06 and 10.05 A. it stonnine at 'CviiipPm 5l. Principal
North Philadelphia only. 'Returnlnfi leave a?? f?ro.WH!tsVh"aLlPhla nd
for .Phllad.lpbiS aSd wine r M '' ?12 fi00'
Brc4 Btreet Station, We. phlUdelphlaano J North' Phllade?nh'.!5 i, " tor
Leav. Broad- RtrH&W&XriZ'Striit3". i"
stations, nd a? ,05 and 1Q.0J A ! and 1.01 , p. if .lonnffr .? ? Plnclpal
'A'a'and Nprth Philadelphia on)yTVeturningMVa
ng . i. m, ror rniiaaeipliia and
mSS&S oD.yf- 'r UrWd Btreet
III 9f1( t tnn tf 111 Au iriytls1 OvnlH
apprehension. Berlin .knows the strength
of the German poaJtlpns op. the western
fronr and has no fear that the mightiest
efforts of her enemies can shatter tht
No official estimates of the Allies' losses
have been given out here, but It Is known
that Jhey were enormous. To offset these
losses the allied onslaught bent the Ger
man lines on only two sectors.
TT.h..Dr!l,8h otyect've apparently Is
Lille; but In the first two days of fighting
Lngllsh troops have been checked and
thrown back with the heaviest losses.
Near Loos, German, troops who occupied
an exposed position were forced to retire
to their second-Una trenches when shelled
by British artillery. Elsewhere the Brit-'
Ish have fallen back when exposed to
German machine-gun fire,
French artillery, It la officially d
mltted, made the remaining positions held
by the Germans at Souehez untenable,
and Landwehr regiments retired to their
trenches, German gunners, however, are
Playing such a continuous fire across the
ouchex ruins that the enemy has been
unable t.o move forward and occupy the
evacuated positions. "'
and 8-02 A. M.. stODOlnu
and North Philadelphia only
Drincinai intrmk7n:.l". ."y"u
Uon wii rh.Ud.Ph,a".d'Nor
pi ana worth
TUkU f4 Miy h(iUIhIi
MERION GOLF MATCH
OVER W.SARGENT, JR.
Philadelphia Champion Defeats
Merion C. C. Teammate,
Seven Up and Six to
FRANCINE A VICTOR
HAVErtFOItD. Pa., Sept. !7.-Dcspllo
the fact that the great American golf
trio, composed of Western Champion
Chick t:vans, Open Champion Jerome
E. Trnvers nnd former Nntlonal Cham
pion Francis Qulmet, were not on hand
when the first round In the golf tourna
ment at the Merlon Cricket Club wa's
started, there were others playing who
promised to make the competition no
less Interesting than originally planned.
Some of the first round victors were B.
W. Kstnbrook, Brdokllno: II. II. wilder,
Brookllne; S. E. ' Bhnrwood, Merlon! J.
H Sullivan, Jr., Brookllne, nnd H. L.
Wllloughby, Jr., Philadelphia nnd dis
Wllloughby gained a comparatively easy
victory oxer Wlnthrop Sargent, Jr.,
Merlon, 8 up and T to play, and showed
such excellent form that he promises to
give n number of the out-of-town cracks
a good hnrd battle for Ultimate honors.
11. V. Kutsbrook, nrookllne, detested It. 8.
nimaclpa, Hrrlnc ltnren, n up end 4 to nlav.
K. II. Fltlrr. Merlon, won from Jerome
Travers, t'rper Ml. Clair, by default.
II A, Wilder. ISrookllne. defeated II, c.
MeCall, Merlon, S up and 1 to play.
R. K. Shnrnool. Merlon, rlpfrntm! J a
Cariy. hnek Iiland. 4 up anil .1 to play.
It. 8. Trancl" Merlon, defeated J. W Itobb.
Merlon, 1 up. In holes.
J. II. Sullltnu. Lrcokllne, defeated S. V. W
raltriran. Merlon, 4 up and .1 to play.
J. II. (lav Jr. Philadelphia Cricket Club,
defeated W K. Yarron, Merlon, 7 up and 5
It. t. V'lllnuRhb. Jr.. Merlon, defeated
Wlnlhrjp Sarirent, Merlon, 7 up and rt to May,
K. K.dterthaltp. Aronlmlnk, defeated C W
II. Tounsend, Merlon. (I up and .1 to play.
(lsrfleld Hiott. Merlon, defeated II, W. Smed
lev. Merl.ni. II up and r. to play.
.'.' 9 Thomas, .lr.l'hllaelbla Cricket Club,
defeated It. l McNeelj, Merlon, 4 up and 2
?.C- " 'wllls.ril. Merlon, defeatej dorham
Cllflon. Merlon. 7 up and (I In plav.
II. II. I'rnnelne. lluntlusdon Vnlle), defeated
J. 8. Munaon, Merlon, .1 up and 2 to play.
Ralph II. Ilnrnblnner, Merlon, defeated H, W
Sargent. Mellon, 'J up and 1 to play.
POISON IN DRINK
SERVED BY ACCIDENT
Continued from I'aKe One
dny nt this kind of work, and thnt they
had Instructed her how to dispense It.
She was told to give small samples.
Tho glasses wore to be wnshed three
times after they hnd been used, to In
sure cleanliness, fit st In wntcr. then In
n solution of bichloride of meicuty. and
then hi water ngnln. The girl hnd mis
taken the bowl of bichloride solution for
water. She had said, after becoming 111,
that a "few" persons hnd taken the sim
ples after the mlsmke was made. What
she meant by n "few" the officials could
not sa They said the girl was still
In tho hospital, but nt the hospital It was
snld tho patient had been discharged.
NEARIXG'S ROOKS USED
IN WHARTON SCHOOL
Works of Dismissed Teacher on
Reading List of Curriculum
8cott N'carlng la no longer on the faculty
of Wharton School, but his books on
economics, In which his sentiments on
child labor nnd other evils nro plainly
sot forth, are prescribed for rendimr nn
the curriculum of the ficahman class In
economics, o iio 13 books listed for thla
term, five arc om the pen of the Hennaed
Charles K. Belize), successor of Neailng
as assistant professor In economics at
tho Wharton School, called the attention
of his class of several hundred freshmen
to the Importance of reading the books
listed In his first lecture.
Mr. Reltzel carefully avoided all lef
tience to the circumstances surrounding
Nenring'a dismissal, and confined hla i.
turo to the cut-and-drled expounding of
tho principles of economics, disappointing
several upper clnsjmen, who attended the
lecture In the hope that the ejected radi
cal would be mentioned In one way or
the other. The freshmen, who constituted
the large majority of those present, were
silent before, during and after the lec
ture. The name of Scott Nearlng was the
Unknown "x" to them.
When Itoswell McCrea, dean of the
Wharton School, got up to speak the
upper classmen leaned forward with
hands cupped behind their ears so as
not to miss any possible denunciation of
the trustees for their refusal to reappoint
Nearlng, Dean MeCiea emphasized the
Importance of the honor system of ex
aminations and left the room.
Mr. Iteltzel then started his lecture. He
explained carefully that economics Is the
study of wealth and welfare, and that
welfare depends on wealth. The equal
distribution of wealth, he said, Is neces
sary fof welfare.
WnSPfCUOUS Simana fhe
w&Cto;t?,ZZF ?CmM YourfmerJcam
Ks ?'iz" ' " vmurpassea Mnera 'Wafer MiihThck
MENACE TO SLAVS IN
Russia Interests in Balkans Not
Threatened, Saya Envoy.
Bulgaria Cut Railroad
TROOPS NOW MOVING
LONDON, Sept 27.
SI. Madjarlow, the Bulgarian Minister to
Russia, haa assured Foreign Minister 8a
ranoff that the mobilization of the But
Karlan army Is not Intended for an of
fensive moement that will menace nus
slan Interests In the Balkans.
Hallway service between Bulgaria and
den la has been suspended by order of
the Bulgarian AVar Ministry. Strict cen
sorship Is In effect. The code Is forbid
den In dispatches and all letters must be
Prince Nicholas, brother of King Con
stantlr.e, has been selected as commander-in-chief
of the Greek nrmy, It was re
ported In official circles at Athens today.
The health of the King will prevent hi
going to the fiont nt this time. If there
Is war with Bulgaria.
Prince Nicholas Is an ardent pro-Russian,
having married Duchess Helen Vla
dlmlrovna, daughter of ,arand Duke Vla
dimir of Russia. He Is 43 years old and
has had considerable military experience.
General Dousmanls, chief of staff, will
retain that post. Crown Prince George,
now 25 years old, will be attached to the
headquarters of his uncle, Prince Nicholas.
.Mobilization In Greece Is proceeding
rapidly and will soon be completed. Re
ports received by the war ministry todny
state that 400,000 men have responded
to the call for 20 'classes.
Two Bulgoilan armies nro Mrendy mov
ing, one to Invado Macedonia, the other
to remain on the frontier ot Servia and
strike that country If It opposes the Bul
garians' occupation of territory wrested
from It after It defeated Turkey, accord
ing to a dispatch from Milan today.
The censor still lefuses to pass dis
patches describing the preparations made
tr meet the Bulgars, but publications of
the following statement by Stephen
Plchon, cx-Forelgn Minister of France, i
was permitted today:
"At this moment tho French and Eng
lish have troops on shoie at the terminus
of the Servian line of supplies."
A dispatch fiom Lausanne quotes a
"member of the Bulgailan Cabinet" as
slating that war can bo avoided only by
Strvla Immediately ceding to Bulgaria
the disputed zone In Macedonia.
Further Milan advices rcpoit a lack of
enthusiasm In Bulgaria over mobilization,
though the soldiers have been told they
will not fight the Russians. Numerous
desertions arc said to have occurred.
Continued from 1'age One
wcro placed on the dcfenslvo and driven back
The Teutonic ttoops attempted to
ports received by the War Office today
orous 'than those pieviously made by
strength of the German army has been
Tho villnircs recaptured are Drisvlaty. Itcsterkri, Ghlry,' Ostow, Pogurle.
KollchltZ) and Pudluglc.
Some of the - .-cost fighting of
The German? continue their furious
Russians, who are In strength, out of
At Minsk tn "lav offensive, begun
cnKinski unnai, is unabated.
In Volhynla and Galicia the Russians continue to harass the Austro-'M
oermans, wno nau designs on Kleff,
pway man incy were a tew weeks ago. - '
General Ivanoff apparently Is determined to hold bock th Anotrr
Germans, and his efforts are meeting
The fortress triangle, which Includes
--- u.,u uuu uuian. is uiiiiuii -?
f-tlrely the poss- in of the Russians. ' ?;
Perhaps the chief activity of the last 24 hours on the eastern front has- 'ii
lieen In tho north, where, according to the German official statement. Russian fe
attacks were repulsed east of Wilclka, northwest ot Minsk, a'nd stubborn nghU'ftt
lng Is still continuing west of that town. u.Jgi
The Germans claim advances on the front of Smorgon-AVIslmow, between 'J
Minsk and Wllna, saying that they have penetrated the Uusslap lino xfrH
several points, but that the fighting continues. !J
The Russians, according to the German statement, have been thrown across f
the Bereslna River, northwest of Sabraslna. It was the Bereslna over which X
Napoleon forced his way with enormous losses In November. 1812, on the retreat S
ir"l VT". ' the South th0 Gcrman announce that they have
reached the NIemen. j
.iHvJ1", ?wTy Pf,nCe1!!0,d f BaVar,a "nn"s that the enemy has been '
driven further back and B60 prisoners taken. No change is admitted on the -
front on which General von Mackensen
firont af.., rr.
DAY OF CORD MURDEJ
TntinA TtTnn "liitnl! Tt.. ,
cu """ i.iMjr jjcnwij
Hotel Man's Story When
Latter Confronts Him in
MACHINE CHIEF CLUl
on tne day mat Bnmuel n c l
wealthy real estate opcrntor, was feunol
miuiucscu in wtfu it.u mim pu m ctmJl
den County, his business partner, oiifl
Peterson, who Is under arrest n .JI
a ii : . . . " ".
icnai wiinesn, was maninff arrannS
"""" " j,ui vunu nil uuiUIUUUlie. A ClCftl
son spoke about purchasing an nin-..
bllo to a clerk employed In a fnshlonabla
Philadelphia hotel, located In the centrri
pnrt of tho city. He nlso displayed i.'
... . '. ' T,uv "" o iried t
get the clerk to cash for him. According
to tho clerk and Captain of nt.ti.
Cameron, Peterson said he wanted to W
.. .... ..... . IVncu,ui nmit nas conr
tended thnt Cord's body wis taken to th
sandpit In a machine. ,
It became known today that for sevtrS
days, at the request of Prosecutor Kraft!
of Camden County. Cltv Hati ni..n..T
have been conducting a search for tS
Vint a1 p)1a1 Vaa I .... .. A (.. U9
.? U " . "" u'y me cierK visited
the Camden County Jnll, where Peterioa
in iui'kcu up, ana conironted him Ths
clerk Identified Peterson as the man whJ
visited him on August 31 nnd pleaded
with him to cash tho check, so that he
could purchase nn automobile. -
'.'The man lies I never saw him In raj
life," roared Peterson, who haa been In
n. ecu pince ocpicmoer i. i
Whether there Is nnylhlmr slcnin41
behind the hotel clerk's stntement rro3
cutor Kraft refused to say today. M
"If the story comes from the author-!
ties in rnuaoeipnin, men It Is truey
said Prosecutor Kraft. "I have nrnnvS
lscd tho clerk to keep his name out ofj
the newspapers and also not to subjects
the hotel where he Is employed to noVl
The story told by t:ie clerk to the locall
police Is that on the day of the murder '
Peterson presented himself In a certalnl
hotel nnd npproached one of the clerk4
whom ho had known for somo time. Hs
uiBpiaeu h check urawn on a local banKfV
and asked the clerk to cash It. When'theij
clerk refused to cash the check Petcrsonia
is alleged to have snld:
"This check ts all right. I need thsf
i money because I havo ngreed to purchase!!
nn automobile in New .Tfiriv " m
The clerk, who was found bv Detecting
Fnrrell, met Peterson yesterday for ths'fj
ursi iime since me cuecK incident
Prosecutor Kraft today ngnln denied
that Peterson would soon be released. .
The old of the American Bankers' As-1!
soclatton was today enlisted by tho Cams!
ticn autnoritics in trying to trace the
check which Peterson Is alleged to hav i
tried to cash. Banks In Philadelphia andi
vicinity hnve been notified to watch forj
the check. Prosecutor Kraft is anxious i
to ascertain who cashed the check andji
nuw uiu iw nn Biieui.
ALONG 260-MILE FRONT!
along tho front from four toj
regain them with counter-attacks, but re
state that theso assaults are less vle"l
the Kaiser's troops, indicating that the,!
LONDON. Seot 27. '
the campaign Is In progress on thei
attacks in an effort to drive thei
by pushing Mackensen across the3
from which town thev .aro now further'
with a considerable measure of nppess
nnhnn Tr.v .i t i. . . .
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