El Paso Morning Times (El Paso, Tex.), Vol. 38TH YEAR, Ed. 1, Friday, October 19, 1917 Page: 1 of 22
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EL PASO. TEXAS. FRIDAY OCTOBER 9. 1917.
ENGLISH SECTION TWELVE PACES
PRICE 5 GENTS
CORNER IS TURNED ON HIGH FOOD PRICES
THE METAL MARKET
Raw York sllvor Ma
Copper (price rued by v. S.) H i-8c
Lead (offered it 1IM
10000 RUSSSU6MARINEG0KL STRIKE
German War Office Announces
That Prussians Have Subdued
Enemy Forcee on bland at
Entrance to Golf of Riga;
Fifty Big Guns Taken.
Slav Fleet Trapped by Kaiser's
Warships Which Lie in East
ern Portion of Lassar Bay and
Block Passage Westward;
One Russian Battleship Sank
Hv issnrlsted Press.
Berlin Oct. 18. The Germans have taken
10000 prisoners and fifty tuns on oeael
Island the war office reports.
The Russian naval forces In the Gulf of
niga have been trapped by the Germans
according to the announcement. It aays
German naval units are lylnir In the east
ern ponton or tbe Kassar bay north . or
Oesel Island and are barring- tbo passage
westward. . . .
portion of the German naval forces
pressed forward through the mine field
In the gulf of Rigs to the southern call
or Moon sound. The itateincut says there
waa a snort engagement with about so
Russian warships which later retired to
ni: hi ssi vn nu n ksiiip sunk
IN RIGA GULF NAVAL BATTLE.
By Associated Press.
Petrograd Oct. is. A naval battle has
occurred in the gulf of Rigs between
Russian and uerr
slava wis sunk.
The Sliva sank as the result or being hit
several times beneath the water line.
Nearly all the members or the crew were
battleship or 13.51(1 tons. 397 reel In length
70 reel beam and 96 reel draft. Her arma-
ment consisted or four ii-lneh. and twelve
tv : i i guns with 94 secondary battery
guns and four torpedo tubes. Rer speed
waa 18 knots. 8be had a complement of
Three slater ships or the Slav the Iin-
perator Aleksandre III. tbe Borodino and
the Knyu Suverov were sunk during the
Russo-Japanese war In Uie battle or the
ass or Japan May I SOS. The Japanese
captured a rourth sister ship the Orel
now the Japanese ship lwaml.
The announcement follows:
After depriving us or. control of Irbe
channel the enemy at night penetrated
the gulf or Riga where at dawn yester-
day his naval rorrcs were discovered by
our patrol detachment which was pressed
bark to Moon sound by enemy cruisers
and torpedo boats. -Our ships or the line
Grayhdanln and Slava and tbe cruiser
Bayan went out to meet tbe enemy In the
gulf or Riga and drove back hie yan-
aneard by their lire. They Hoon encoun
tered the principal enemy righting units
and engaged tnetn.
"Among the latter were two dread
noughts of the Grosser Kurruersi type
(St. ooo tons).
"During tbe bstUe the enemy adopted
tbe tactlrg of firing at distances beyond
the range of our guns his artillery range
being much superior to the artillery or
our old ships of the Une.
"In spite of the clearly manifestad su-
periority or the eneany our ablpa de-
fended tbe entrance for a considerable
time and only aevere damage caused by
the rire of his dreadnoughts forced us
to retira into the waters or tbe Moon
sound. As a result or several lilts be-
neath the water Una the Slava sunk. Near-
ly all til crew were saved by our tor-
Eaesay Torpedo Boats Dispersed.
"During this engagement our coast bat-
teries at the entrance to Moon sound dis-
persed by their lire enemy torpedo boats
which attempted to approach our ships.
Afterward Use fire of one of the enemy
dreadnoughts' was directed on those bat-
teries and they were put eut of action In
s short time.
"Another detachment of our naval
torces In Moon sound kept bark fierce
attacks from the north In the rear of our
combatting rorces. These enemy
temple did not succeed."
"On the southwestern coast of Dago
Island tbe enemy again landed some
small deucmnents. hut tney were re-
paired by our rire aun soon returned to
their ships. Shortly afterward the enemy
vioienny uomuaroea tms landing piare
with a cruiser and a dreadnought or the
kaiser type our patrols as on days beT
lore observed on the aea not tar from
Oesel and Dago lands enemy ablpa or
atirrerrnt types among; them dread-
noughts accompanied by a great number
of torpedo boats and patrolling ships.
As many as u enemy ships were visible
st nun- In Uils region alone.
Cerate ) Occupy Oesel.
"The enemy operaurae on Oesel Island
hi the last ii hours nave ended in com-
plete occupation or the Island. Before
our retreat we destroyed everyUildg or
On all the lighting- fronts only fusll-
"On Tuesday night a Zeppelin flew over
the town of Peraau dm the gulf or Riga)
too miles northeast of Uie city of Riga
and dropped bombs. Kit houses were de-
stroyed. AVt.Rt.UY DC CLARK TO BE '
By Associated Press.
I guidon. Oct. 18. Tbe Times today de-
vote a column to a d spatcb from Its
petrograd correaponSeut describing the
stale or "anarchy spreading throughout
tata fliisala provlacea." Tbe dispatch
iCoo unwed uu Page TwoJ
Amsterdam Dispatches Declare
Kaiser's Seamen at Belgian
Port of Ostend Refuse to Go
Aboard U-Boats; One Officer
Thrown Into Sea.
Thirty Mutineers Removed to
Bruges in Handcuffs; Wash-
ington Diplomatically Inform-
ed Disaffection Grips Austrian
Crews at Fleet Bases.
By Associated Press.
Amsterdam on. 18 A mutiny among
German sailors at tbe Belgian port or
ostend who refused to go on board sub-
marines la reported by the Belgisch Dag-
bled. Tbe newspaper says an orricer was
thrown into tbe sea and that thirty muti-
neers were removed In handrails to
IVAJUTIN'GTON IMOHMKTI OP
Ml Ills Y IN BOTH GERMAN
AND AUSTRIAN NAVIES.
By Associated Press.
Washington D. C Oct. 18. Official dip-
lomatic ulapatches received Here today
report mutinies la the Austrian uavV ami
clashes between Austrian sollo s and
crews or the German submarine fleet
base at Pola. In w hich on leers on both
aides have been killed and which re-
sulted In a decision to change the Date
or toe uertnan noting.
Despite at temp la of tbe Austrian ad
miralty to suppress the news Jl reached
nere touay. coining ny way of uerne.
The Austrian crews are said to have re-
volted under 111 treatment or officers anil
bad lood while the clash wild the Ger
man submarine crows was causen by the
overbearing conduct or the latter.
The dispatches ssy tbe tension between
Austrian - and German crews became so
alarming 'that extraordinary measures
were taken to prevent a recurrence or
the righting between them which In-
cluded lite decisión to move the German
submarine rioillla from .the Austrian
base al Pola to another point further
south on the Adriatic. The fighting be-
tween the two sets or crews la described
as having been sanguinary.
This news or mutiny In the Austrlsn
navy received in the capital today al-
most at the same lime as tiie Amsterdam
dispatches reporting further mutinies lu
the German navy thla time among eub-
marlne crews created a proround inr-
presslun among American naval orricars
and otber officials who have been watch-
ing the situation with expectation Since
the rlral mutinies In tbe German rieal
were reported a few days ago.
The rirat algns or mutiny In the Her-
man rieet were regarded as most sig-
nificant since unlike the army. It has
endured Utile or the hardship or cam-
paigning. Dlspatchea from abroad bow-
ever conrinn the ooinion or American
naval officers thst It probably was due
in nart. at leaat. to me orarung or see
men lor submarine crews a service
which has corse to bold lerrora for the
German seamen because or the indexible
British pulley of never making any an-
nouncement of tiie fate ol captured ur
lost rrews or the German submarines
ruts susoenaa as to (he rale or comrades
who a-o out never to be beard of again
expected to undermine toe morale
or tne navy.
lasnes between uertnan ana Austrian
crewa are regarded In naval circles here
as aaatajr muco significance to tne situs
i on. particularly wnen considered in tne
nam or tne extreme situation or Austria
whose Ighllng torces are at the point
Liberty Bonds lo Be
Offered for Sale on
Board German U-Boat
By Associated Press.
Ne'e York Oct 18. A German sub-
marino captured by tbe Briueb soon
will be on exhibition In .New York.
It arrived in three secttona or a bold
or a English steamship yesterday and
waa unloaded today. Tne submarine
will be exhibited lu Central park.
The Liberty loan committee an-
nounced that the t'. 8. 8 of tbe mine-
laying type waa caught laying unties
In the North sea by a British de-
stroyer. In April 1818. Tbo craft Is
llo reel long beam- eleven feet and
lias a displacement of 800 tons aba
caiTiea no guns or torpedo tubes.
The craft wnen ideced In Central
park will be used as a Liberty bond
selling booth and only those who
have bought a bond will be allowed
to inspect the eran.
The submarine will carry the mes-
sage "Buy bouda and sink a sob-
marine." GERMANS TSxANSTER TROOPS.
By Associated Pisas.
Waahlnarton. OeL ta Tbe Italian get
eral staff has learned that no leas iba
forty divisions or German aim Austrian
trooos have basa detached from tbe Rus
sian front lo relnroree Die Austrian army
now facing toe italiana. Toe presence
l of Germán. Turkish
Bulgarian troops on the Italian front also
Is reported an Indication or the realise
lion by Us auveriuuenu of the central
do era of tbe liaaalaaill dauaaa ef a asa-
erai rout n tne Italians conunue lucir
successes on tbe Balrxxixxa pitea.
NARROWLY ESCAPE DEATH.
By Associated Frees.
lort Ravelling Minn.. Oct 1S.-I.leut.
Thomas L. croswell or tbe engineers' re-
serve corps was stormed and a dose a
officers narrowly escaped death when
Haass Rig struck Iba Reserva officer.!'
club eaily today.
IS HELD UP
Walkout Involving 35000 Min-
ef in Southweilem District to
Be Deferred While Further
Negotiations Are Considered
Orders Are Wired to Local
Throughout District Affected
to Keep on job Until Confer
ence Between Representatives
of Operators and Men Closes.
By Associated Press.
Kansas city .Mo. Oct. 18 The strike or
85000 coal minera In the southwestern
district embracing Missouri Kansas Ok
laboma and Arkansas which waa to havi
begun tomorrow morning baa been d
reeled pending negotiations between rep
resentailves ot tbe Southwestern Coal Op
erators' association and the men
Decision to defer the strike was reacbed
at a conference here today between Alex-
ander Howat president or the Kansas dis
trict: D A. rramoton. prealdent or the
Missouri district and John Wilkinson
presuacm oi urn usiaitiima-Arsanees ma-
inel ott Ibe United Mm Workers.
Order were telegraphed to locals
throughout the dlatrlct to postpone the
raae unui former nonce
MINE WORKERS IN JULIET DISTRICT
GRADUALLY III 1 1 lll v. TO WORK.
By Associated Press.
jouei. in. oct. is. r rank rarnngton
ssued a statement tills afternoon that tho
inu xvorkera are berinatng go under
stand iho nullity or trying to rorce Dr.
arfleld a baud on the wage tncreaas and
araduallv are returnlnr to work. Me
said be expected most or them would b
Daca ai work Monday rarrtnaion ta presi
DR. GARFIELD I Hi. Hi TO TAKE
IMMrllltTL CIIMHIH. 1)1 (STRIKE
Hy Associated Press.
r.ast t. i.ouis. nr.. hit. is. a telegram
urging him to take Immediate control or
Illinois striae was sent ur. oarnetu.
fuel administrator today by the Hast St.
Louis chamber or commerce it said:
.onuuuous trouble In the mines has
created a menacing shortage or coal even
ilea tike Last si. louis wdich la lo
cated In a mining dlatrlct. Houses are
without coal ractorlea cannot be run
more man a lew daya and public utility
planta will be closed in less than s
PRESIDENT WHITE CERTAIN
AGREEMENT (IAN BE REACHED.
By Associated Press.
Washington. Oct. is. jonn
NO APPARENT DANGER Of STfAlkl.
IN IOWA SAYS (l I It III .
By Associated press.
lies Moines lows on. is inere is no
apparent danger of a coal strike In Iowa
according to L. P. Love commissioner of
me lows coai operators associasson.
Commissioner Love announced today a
meeting would be bald with representa-
tives of the miners in this slate October
84. when the question ef increased wages
would be taken up. Iowa miners. It la
said will demand a raise equivalent to
that recently granted in the east.
MANY WAETrl IDLE IN SPRINGFIELD
DISTRICT IN ILLINOIS
ity Associated Press.
Snnnaflald. Ul.. Oct. IS.-About half of
Ibe btg shipping minea and severs! hun-
dred smaller aharts in Illinois were Idle
today wh'le an order to toe 7U.ooo miners
or the sute b resume work at once was
helng transmitted through President Prank
rarringion. tne miners' state presioent.
from Or. H. A. Garlield" federal luel ad
Scattered early reports to the Illinois
Cosí operetora' association indicated
more mines shut down. In Ihe extreme
uta Dart of aba stale II was said Ihe
mining industry ts practically paralysed.
Minera are insisting that wage Increases
be allowed at once while operators de-
. ar ismmm In nav n ml ti In Hut
nroDoaed Waahlnelou met depend on
iHsrmlssion of tbe fuel administration to
increase cost prices.
MANY CHICAGO HOMES AND
RL'MNESS HOt REM OCT OF COAL
By Associated Presa.
cnicago in.. Oct is. Many cnuago
heuiea and business houses war out of
coal today and unable lo get more ami
with an immediate coal famine in proa
peel tbe weather man predicted a sold
wave far lonigDi. run snow tomorrow
Tbe ofDee or John E. Williams fuel ad.
mloistrator of manors waa flooded with
cumolainla from consumers whose
manda fur coal bad been turned down by
dealers. The latter have supplies suffl-
ctent for from two to rive days more.
Virtually no coal is arriving rrora tbe
minea owing to lb unauthorised tml
uaoree n. cusbina. editor or an aunu-
enual roal publ.rattou. said his advices
enow tne strike Has aos ottrjr aaiaamau go
Indiana but even to ohm with evidences
or unrest ts peansyivMiia. rren w. up-
ueaa oi s large toai u. running
ay In Caicaao. said be saw no rea
son to alter his prediction that within a
aew oar a ausinesa in cm cago win D par-
alysed by lack or ruel. Even the gas com
gunr. waucb ordinarily maintain a larga
.Coa Baaed on Pag two.)
Crisis Confronting U. S.
Bluntly Told Arizona in
Plea for Industrial Peace
Secretary of Labor Wilton Review Hun Atrocities and
Intrigues; End Differences
Ftxm Kaiser's Yoke
By Times Special correspondent
Globe. Aria.. ocL 18. Secratsry of
Labor William B. Wilson outlined the
country s great need for the full effi-
ciency or tho man power or the nation In
equipping the boys at the from and the
Important part copper playa in the world
war In an addreaa here to the business
nien summoned to appear before the fed
eral tabor oosra mvesugating in lanor
troubles in this district
Petals to Qrasl Faring u. 8.
Mr. Wilson ssld:
"Gentlemen. In the different ticerlnxs
that we have held In your city we have
Invariably staled to those who appeared
before us the primary reasons for the
selection of this commission and the pur
pose It )s seeking to accomplish. In order
mat iinv testimony thai uiav be given
any arguments that may be presented
may have In mind the purpose or the
"Our country Is racing the greatest
crisis that it Has ever faced. We have
notwithstanding our strenuous efforts to
keep out or It. riually been dragged into
the great European conrllct. our people
would have preferred to have avoided the
conflict altogether if there had been a
way left open for ua lo keep out or It.
We suffered a great many Indignities.
We bore patiently the loss or lire and
or property hoping against hope that our
splendid Isolation Hint we had believed
In for such a long period of time weuld
make It unnecessary for ua to engage In
Ike conflict to preserve our institutions.
In that w have bean disappointed.
Describes Hew I -Boat Caused War
"When Ihe European war broke out'or
shortly after that tuna Oreat Britain
selxed our vessels upon the high seas slid
hsiled them Into pr't courts. We be-
ltjved they were sailed In violation of
international law. We entered a vigorous
protest and continued lo enter vigorous
Srotesta at aelture after telaure occurred
ermahv also enaaaed in the aetiura of
our property and later oh upon the
destruction of It and the destruction of
tlx nvas or our nutans aa wall.
anminiBirauon at waa amasan os
i lo continue our protests
lion or the normal condition or lha minds
or the people or Europe when we could
enter claim rot- reparation: enter claim
for damages ror tne Injury that hid been
done us. There are methotla by which
you can Indemnity ror tbe loas or prop-
erty; there are methods by -which prop-
erly can be restored; but there la no
method known to man by wldch you can
restore human lire when that has been
taken. And tbe differences between the
British policy toward us and the German
policy toward ua lay in Die tact that
Germany In the conduct or Its submarino
warfare not only destroyed our properly.
which we could have awaited our in-
demnity ror but destroyed the Uvea of
Kaiser Attempts ta Díctale to V. S.
"We protested and Germany sssured
us thst she would withdraw that method
or warrare and would no longer put down
our vessels without search belore selfure
without warning at least and we took
Germany at her word and again we roll
that we were going to be able to get
through without engaging In the war.
But In the latter part of January of thla
year Germany nollrted us that within
iwenty-four honra abe would renew her
submarino warrare that ahe wditld de-
stroy vessels on eight She very gen-
erously offered however to permit one
vessel s week to pass between the United
States and Great Britain by way or Fal-
mouth provided thst lb vessel was
aimed In a peculiar manner and It went
y a specified rout. That declaration
ot what we would be permitted to do
waa not a declaration coming from our
own government; 11 waa not a declaration
routine rrotn the conaress or the United
sute responsible to the people or rrom
lh nreslrt.nl resbonalble to all or ua
as a body but rrom the government or
Mea kaiser of Germany. And I can con
ceive or no greater imposition or in
will or an Individual uion a people than
a detailed statement of the manner In
which they shall transact their bullosas.
out mat was not an. . .
Intrigues r Hub Revested.
Iraanediaiaiv following that declara
lion the correspondence was revealed
showing Ihe Intrigues that the German
eovernment was enuaiftns In for the pur
pose of destroying our countryl And the
mrraanoruvenc with Mexico and Jaoall
wag laid bare. In wttien It was proposed
to the Mexican government uiai in re-
turn tor assistance to Germany the Ger
man roverruneiil would Uke all of thai
vaai territory tuai w ;a lurincny a pan
or Mexico and nowa part or the United
sute including Tesas Arlxona and Mew
Mexico and turn them over to tbe .Mex-
ican government. And 11 was proposed
to the Japanese government trial in le
turn ror asilaunce to the German t ot
eminent that all of the balance or mat
territory formerly a part of Mexico that
la. the sute or california and lu addl
liuu to that all of tbe Pacific coaat and
In u me Interior lo tbe line or the Da
botas should be turnad over to the
Sepan governuietu K rule to couiroi
"For what purpoae? For tbe purpoio
of d aiMenlMrhu our country and weak
enlng us to the point that ir Germany
succeed ad in carrying through Us policy
ol esuoiisnuig a great reiurai r.urupeau
slate rrom tbe .lortn aea to lb Persian
gulf; ir it succeeded In winning nils war
SRal tbereby waa able to lake over Ibe
French and Ibe Rusalau
will upon tbe people or the l olled líales
upon the high aeas and ir lb people or
tbe Lulled Stales res eoled tbe Imposition
of tbe will or Germany upon the hi so
seas to B sat so overcome us upon oui
own shores fortunately for us lb gov
ernes nU or Mexico and Japan were
friendly lo ua and tbe sebeaos railed
Wllb thai kind of a situation confront
ing us a proposition to destroy our lives
and our property on lb It eh aea
ist our country 10 oicxaxe use
la which It should transact bull
ous Wllb foreign counlrlea there waa no
outer fours sen ror us to pursue to pre-
serve our own democracy aad lo help
preserve other democracies of tbe world
but lo engage lo lb ronn.ct w are now
so in. a rsu 11 was comiin as tne
Win War Save Country
Both Sides Urged.
people or any oilier people set up
government or permit a government to
continue wldch Interferes with the rights
and Ihe liberties of the otber peoplaa or
orid men It becomes not only inc.
right but the duly or those other peoples
to ace that tbe Interference. Is forever
America Dees Net Realize
'And so we are engaged In the war to
day. Ninety-five per cent ot our people
are heartily In accord with the policies
or our government In Us relation to the
European conflict bul I doubt ir there
tier cent or our people tvno rtitiy
realise tho tremendous usk we nave un-
dertaken. Our boys are going to the col
orsyour boys snd my buya. I have three
sons and emu nephews under tne colors
today. They are willingly offering ther
uves as a sacrifice for tne preservation
of that government that haa given the
greatest meaaure or tinny that naa i
often anown on tins pisnet or ours will
ingly would 1 tske the place alongalde
nratbem ir It were possible ror me to do
so because I believe that our Institutions
ate at staito at mis tuno ami in una con
'our government is not perrert. It Is
humanly crested government. It haa
p Imnerrertlona that human boinas
inemseivas nave it isn t a perfect de
mocracy. It Is not to be expected that
it would no a perfect democracy but It I
the most perrect democracy that baa ever
peen established on the face or the globe.
And while there may lie some ur its who
think that the laws ought to be different"
mat the Institutions ought to be different.
tuai we ougnt to make progress raster
or that we have made progresa too fast.
mis isct stands out during ail our his
tory mat whenever a majority or on
peopto decided upon a given line of pol
icy to oe enacu'd into taw. we nave ai
ways round a wsy or expressing the will
or Ibst majority and ror that reason It Is
the most perfect democracy thai has ever
been established In lha world. 1 don't
want to see that democracy endangered.
The president does not want lo srohhst
All Musi stand Tather.
"Modern warier ts very much differ-
ent than the warfare or Ihe put. In olden
limes It w as nothing uncommon for sn
exceedingly large army to find IM own
sustenance In tbe land In Which It waa
fighting with bul a comparatively snisll
number or people st home engaged lu
tbe furnishing or munitions. Thst hss
changed and-today we need just aa much
oi sanitation just as much co-ordination
or tbe industrial forcea at home aa we
need In ihe righting force- at tbe rronl.
Wo ate like a larre faintly. Wo are es
tablished regulations tor the government
or that family. We frequently quarrel
amongat ourselves. There Is not a time
Ulero haa not been a time since tbe be
rtlliiilnir of our imlusli il dei eloinoeol
that there haa not been a quarrel amongst
a ai aome maro in some portion or ine
country but as a great family threatened
ly dcstrii'T on rrom an enemy without
It Is our ramlly duly. It la our family
obligation to se to It thst the quarrels
amongst ourselves aco at least item in
abeyance until we dlspoae or Ibe enemy
"It Is In that -mi it tbst this commission
hss come pare. We want to sllsy the
hltlcrness ir It exists. We want to ad
viae as to the removal id tbe wrongs
where we rind them. We need the full
efficiency or the man power or tile nation
In equipping the boya at the front W
need it whether that man power Is union
man power or non-union man power
and we want lo make provision for utilis-
ing all of that man power that It la poat
Bible ror us to utilise; to throw our bit
terness lo tbe winds to lay our family
quarrels aside; to louuw tne scriptural
injunction come lei us reaaon logeui-
With IH.t tnntlv te I.. ...
"We have beard a number of different
elementa we re snxlous lo hear you.
and we w.ll be vary glad lo bear any
statement you have lo present.
waxen ruiure not rast.
"We re Interested in the ouarrela vnu
hive had; we are Interested fu whst you
have said about each othar and don lo
each other but Interested only Insurer aa
ii may auiue us 10 a solution or to prob-
lem. We are more Interested In aerurln
s workable basis ror lb ruiure than w
ar In placing the blaiiieRfor lb Industrial
irounie or m saying wno is right or wbo
la wrong ir w i an find that workable
baala for the ruiure we will bother our
heads vary little about wbo has been right
no naa ueeii wrung in me peat. '
Goes to Deming to
Inspect State Troops
Mlnnesuu troops now in IrslnbM at
gOtlR MAASONS ADVANCM).
li y Aaaoclaled press
wa. illusion. U. C. Oct. Is. -lour new
srtlve sovereign grand Inepector. generals
or tn supreme council of the AiuTeni and
Accented sroiuah (tile or grew Masonry
lor tbe aoutlxeru Jurisdiction or die United
tatas have been elected and crowned by
lie supreme council. In session here thus
bringing IU toul present membership up
to twenty five thirty tin ee being the
statutory conafi)mnl. Tlx now IruaMcl-
ora aeneral are: l'red C Schramm of Sail
Lake city. Huh: Mar anal I w. Wood or
Itoisr Idaho; Alexander P.. Cochran of
St. Louis. Mo . and onn s. wrigiit or
riant city rta.
. POTATO: 11 RV TSJC POt'ND.
Br Associated Press.
lilcaso. (HI ts I'ouiocs mat be not
chased by Ihe pound only in ( blrago
hereafter such La the notice sail! lo
dealers In the city asas tho buying or
torsi wholesale nouses instead ur in-
bualiel meaaure qooUtlona will be made
on a basis or too pugnas.
Mii.k ray I gas imik imi
Bi Associated Press.
CSIcsgo Oct. ta. -Charlee . Potter ol
Klgia. 111. chairman of the Milk pro
dueers' association and iour other off!
rial ware indicted today on cbargea Of
conspiracy v at ibe pne or milk.
DOCTOR COOKlPROSELsUTlOH FOUNDATION
MARKED FOR FOR DEFIANT WELL LAID
Arctic Explorer and Crow of 19
Sailors Deetined for Trip to
Himalaya Mountains to Be
Killed interest of AUogod
Revolt in India.
Hindu Priest Testifying in Fed-
eral Court Gives Details of
Proposed AssassiiTatiort Which
His Protest Prevented! Tells
of Secret Meetings.
By Aaaoclaled Press.
Chicago. Oct. 18-lir. Frederick Cook
the Arctic explorer end a crew or nine-
teen sailors were among tlKiae marked
for assassination by the leaders direct-
ing lit plot to roinent a revolution In
India to embarrass Orest Britain during
the war according to testimony given
by Stikitmar Chatterji a Hindu priest.
In Judge Landls' court at today's session
or the trial or Ouslav if. Jarobson Cht-
i ago real estate dealer and his three co-
defendant chsrged Willi conspiracy
Hesrs ef ll In Msnlla.
Manila by George Paul fioeiuu one of the
. "linetim said that lie had platinad
kin captain cook and lila crew who
wore to fnikfl an eioedltlon tn d Him.
alaya mountains" said the wlincs.
'Poetan waa to assume the nam or
Captain cook and the other man In our
party werii to aaauine the names of other
iiuia who were to be killed i pro.
tested and tbe asasiaination did not take
place. It was Boclun's plan to go Uirotigb
India under the gulae or an esplorrr
and roment a revolt against lha Mngllsli.
11 plot wss so eltlier kidnap or murder
any ltrltlab offlclali. detectives op spies
who interfered with our plsns."
Tell r Secret Heelings.
The lineas said lie came lo tins coun-
try Hi 1818 to study j. m-iiuii -in. but later
lie was Induced Pi Uke part In lb al-
leged plot bv lleramba I. tal flupu on
of lb derendants. He told or nieellngs
held III Hm I ram Is. ... in 1015 at which
plana ror :he alleged plot ware ill.
ciiaaed and or going to Manila with the
alleged conspirators. The -witness later
was arrested snd brought hack for intl.
On crms examination cliatterjl admitted
he had been Imprisoned Tor alt mom lis in
India before he ronresslsd.
RUTS moTOC RAPR Up-NT IE IN
RKAD lll'HBAND H HAHRKT.
By Associated Press: '
-alt lake. uub. Oct. 18. Admission
Hut she hal placed In Iter" brother's
caiket a photograph or the deroiiilant's
wire wn drawn today rrom Mlaa Wlll-
miha Holmes sister or Cecil Holmes by
i ror Urn defense or Arthur
WllUrd on trial ror lb Hoknea murder.
It la alleged by ths detet.sn that SVlllatd
shot Holmes lu drrens of 1ila.wtf'a
honor. The defense II waa Intimated by
uiiiikci orno snu- nisi me mar na
her husband killed
Kvideiiivc for the nroseculloo m o i
defending counsel said (lie derenie would
ples.1 self dermis) and take advantage
or defilement statute known as "I Tali's
wriumi iiiiwriixcu II
EIUIIT-IEAR.OLD ROY TCsnfTU
IN KIDNAPINO CARE.
By Assorlsted Press.
Louis. Oct. IS. Frank Viviano
eight-year old bov wim waa kiilnaoed
last March and two weeks later was
round on Ihe aireéis testified today at
or uiai it anrosrisngeio notiiino. Sc
need of the crime. The maximum pell
Ity Is Iffe imprisonment.
The hov lextiried that while he waa
on inc way to senotxl a man In a waaon
oacbnd and offered to take htm to
ol. The boy laid b rot Into the
wagon ano wss taken nlo an a lev
whence ha was carried to 8 eeronl floor
or a building where be waa held pris-
oner aw York. Oct. lav-Ten Releían olead
ed guilty pi charge ur rompllrlly In
conspiracy Ihrougb wtilrh it Is estimated
i.ermany received tStOOO worth ot
traband roods each week m federal
nr today it la slug ad tn good wer
arrled to Holland on Helalimi relief
ships snd rlsndestlnely shlptied by the
utieii across the border. The srrcsls
were made Auaual to. The court was
told by MM federal prosecutor thai they
nxereu toe piee inr error in case o
arquiuai tney wool gat stisgiisil to awl
glum where tliey would be meal ror
IteeeoH. They will b MnWKssd later
Mill I liysl KM 111! oaugxTORs
TO in tn LAW mini ii ll ii
nw York net. is Lewis c. rraltia
aim naipn a. i iieney memneis ur a con
iiRiiiious objectors' incisly wer run
irted Uslsy on a cSavts or consniracv u
Indue others to evade ano obstruct the
selective draft act. Tbev are Hable.
limn isuimieni for Iwo vaars IUi line.
Cheney Is s son of Prof Edward I la nev
or Hie Liilvrrslly or Petmiylranla t'ralna
ta a nuseiao. m
IMJU.AX ElOliOR-MOXlNii (Lt'SS
I ORCEIS TU PAV tlNEk AMI 111 V
Trrenon. Ills. int. Is federal Judg
A. L. Mitborn imposed novel sentences
on lb leermaola club aad owls' Neat of
Hockfoid mdav wasn In or san sailor
(.leaded guilty lo idling liquor without
iieylng a rodera! lax. In addliloi to
fining Uie Owls' Nswt fio. Juadg kasxbora
onleied ll to uurcluis aSuu In l-lberty
Ixjoda. it.e Oerniania club inust buy 8Mi
worth of Liberty bonds and pay s two
DEPOSITORS FOR QUICK
Secretary McAdoo Demands the
Name of Patrons oaf Banks
Who Have Threatened to
Withdraw Business if Institvj-
tions Invest in Liberty Bonds.
Limit of Law to Be Given All
Such Disloyal and Traitorous
Persons Official Declares;
Government to Protect Banks
With Entire Resource.
By Associated Preis.
questing thorn to rnike known to hint lh
names or persons attenin inar to eiacoxir
age KiilKcrhitlons to His l.llmrty lean and
promising that prmecitllona to Ihe mil
extent ot tne law nnuiii oiiiaw.
The secretary's atuemeiit was prompted
Dv reports iron various nans oa
rotintry that depoeltors have tlire-straaed
banks with wTthtlrnvsli II the) subscribe
to tne loan: it lonowg:
' Mr. McAdee's RUUeaent.
"Prom several sedlons of tho codntry
nausee nave reponed in mo mat solus Dv
their customers liavn lltraauned to with
draw dspojdu If ttaalr bank sxiiscrtbad
to tne i.uieny loan (stun stlruipts at In
llmldatlati aro matt bv dlaloval ami trait
orona persons and are serious orfrtuea
mant should he inflicted.
mostly rcmiAst my binks. slat or
national against whim eurb throats have
mage xo m e imri i ir iv tele
gram or lanar to lha gscratary of to
treisnrv. Washltirtnn. lb nxmsa ami ail.
drosses of the person or persons sillily of
such disloyal and irailorous aniens and
snail iee to it tnat tney ar dealt wild
lo the limit or Iho law.
I also remiest surtí batiks to Inrortn ma
mmedintely ir any detsuall are with-
drawn because tliey luliacrlbml to the
iliertv loan trlvlng ms Die'tiam of 8ba
Msrsoft or pecsont ntaklng such .throats.
Hanks I a Re Pole led
"livery bank In the United Males asiala-
I'tta iliac to the bund of Ibe ITllted -Lit-.
government will be protected with all Ibe
power and resources tit tlie government.
No bank shall lie tniiilslxil Dir dolmr Its
mu loth duty by enisling the government
prosecute tne war to a aw it and) vic
The -ecretsrr talnrralihsil Hie t.iteinenf
tn til treasury department froiri sill
.axe v. i i- np spoke tonav-.
RAN SI list nil' I ms 111 ti III v
APPRIiXIMATK TOtll. (IE
By Assorlsted Prets.
hliiKlon. ll. c. fxf. is MiuriiM
mately 8lsi.iaio.isi or oiieTiilf of tbe
in lu 1 1 in in qimla ol I ho . Liberty loan hid
en subscribed loiluv Ireasnry nfPrUls
Tlfitated on ibe face or unofficial reporta
nm the isylv reicrve baiibá.
"Many subarrlptloiit base l.-u olitaiord
lllilu til last four davs. at since the
Issuance or tho president's iirnclsniatlon"
said a treasury stalenienl. "Eiirmtrared
y Ibis new- inteiialrleil aeSMtbr. rimiiiilt
tees declare luev will do bolter gat. (fb-
I am Inn aubsc.rlpllniii of msin Ihan saM.-
o.! '.u" a day rrom now until ilia nrl of
amoalrn may leem in he uu iiitrs-
sllile taik. but It will is etumpted."
new Tort It wan announced Is Irving
retch Hi sr.s o.i.i.i nl(rk before
I vlit. i.'hlrago'a rvporb-l gutiscrlnllieis
rrom persons of small nieam were pour-
ing In. and that ronnty banks wrre Ur-
coming more active.
liermaii born residents or tililcigo are
rkiiiar hard to i.. the loan." a tele
gram rrom Ihe reserve bank there aalit.
S7.J00 isrwi by reiiressrilatlveii of the wool
industry siiiiaeriinii.ii conminen ran lu
Hie Minneapolis district where tbe estí-
male of tlx tidal all rail y Hikerelbrd via
More than I7rwi Teiirviiieii thrattatxraitt
His country will deliver ssrmons In be-
half or She loan nait -Sunder and- tiie
aur-HPanalll Raninr' will lie suns- In
virtually every eburrh In America.
NEW YORK IMIIHSK llll ll. OE
RONTI all l.i TO li;o.0M88.
By Aseorlstad I're .
new vorg lieu is -nvemurpt Mil and
forenoon sutiacrliillons pilaltecl "sew
Tork's l.lbtrlv loan total tip lonciiuo
Ihe rtrtire at II u'clurk inlay being 8ÍT4.-
U0fi.Ofm. llair or HUa ten million r.aui fasstn
the liu Pont d iNaniuiiri Powder rum
pany. tuimmentlrir on UTe failure of
many waitnv iiKiiviiiiiaii xo enfile rrir-
wrd with aiiliarrliitlrins Pi tbe second
ircsiimtoiy because er the s tier
rent sur tat on large incomes In Hie new-
war revenue- bill. r. w. Loudon of Cíe
advisory trades rmnmlltee of Ihe Liberty
loan committee predicted thit In rasa or
Hue failure of the loan roñareis will past
a pei si ns 1 MX amounting to conscript
of excess Incomes.
"The matter llieiefur. inaiinva down
Hoy l.lbcrtv lunula no or have iour
weaiiu cortarnptea 111 tne ntoniin
come.'' be said.
. W. W. Agitator Is
Bound Oner to Court
in Bond of $10000
errarla) 10 lb Momia rimes
ITuienii Aria. Ol. H-- Herbert MoV
tiuicties.il. an I. vs. v.. siitator was ticen
a prellgilrury hearing tiers today also
noitnu over in iimi liisirua 01111 or
mile. Ills bond living rixesl al aiinso.
f'ulrliroti will he returnail t llbir-e.
re trial for iiolatioo of the sapo In ar
Preliminary baarliur of rturges stsliist
Food Administrator Issues State
ment in Which He Desdaros
Wholesalers Have) Responded
to Reirulations and That Im-
mediate Reductions in Neces-
sities Should Be Shown.
Makes Announcement Subject
to Co-Operation From Farm-
ers and Retailers Over Whom
He States He Has No Control;
These Must Be Brought Into
Line by Sentiment of Public.
By Assorlated Prats.
Washington. Oct. I8.-I001I Administra
tor Roovcr announced today Hint subject
to co-operation from tbe fanner and re-
tailers tho corner lis. now been turned
tn blgti prlrts lor food lie laid retail
prices bad not come dow n to roitlorm lo
wholesale reduction and thai was a mai-
ler for public sentiment k ton-net.
Mr. Heaver glaleaarat.
The adiiiiiilatroiion sialvtnenl said:
"The rood ailoiiui.il su hi considers that
subject to cn npe ration rrom tun fanners
and III retailers the rurner has now
been turned In high prices and Um moat
Of 1 lie essential iiiiiiiikkIIUiui should cm
after another ronltiiuo lo moWrealuctlon
between now and Ihe eiid or the ytar.
The food administration lata no control or
either the grower or Ills organiiatlons
nor Hie greet majority or Um retailers.
Tlte foundations have lasen laid fur regu-
lation of the Intermediate trades ami
where these regulation rtavo ronis Into
(orce and tbe tradea are cooierai!ug
finely considerable result are evident in
lha wholesale prlcea.
Current riur Prices.
"The current pnce. al watch riuur la
being aold al the mill door In Jute bags
vary somewhat with the locality trod
freight clurges on wheal Toledo showing
tilo lowest prices at gill for first pateni
aim av. 70 ror e 1 iisieut ; tn highest
being ttiinabi al glU.IO fui- first patent
and aiu.o lor second paMnl ; Minneapolis
nema aiu.tu inr ni m patoni ana aiv.ee ror
second patent. 1111 snows a large reduc-
tion undur A 11 glial price.
IV I11-11I If ruixlultoii.
"The rfigulaiions utt tli 'distribution of
neat Slid IliH losimracliire ir flour x-eri.
put Into rorce the iiiiddle or September.
"Tbe average retail price on nrst pal
arils In " nil r Oct 1 wan WTI. ur
iroin fi.w 10 n per oarrei tiigner than is
1 not wholly responded to the reduc-
ás made by Ihe millers.'
Rean Hrrvest Es lis sir.
The I i. aii Hsrvesl this year Is es 11 mitad
by the riiparlmrnl or agriculture at ap-
luxiiiiaieiy 1 asrisai oiiineis ill evevaa SJVfc
est year ur nearly doubts last year aud
liiiiiiiisi a mi on laid supply. Trie grow-
rs sssiieisiiiiiia 111 prominent tiean jiro-
ducltig states ate lioldUig I an- fur from
I8V4 to It cent per pound as against Sn
asertge price realltou by Ihe grower last
ts tUOOjXO tons owing t shipping 1
man led for American lieana.
m 7uuou(ioou buabels orar last year and
will be generally available about the and
ol Nuveinber. Tile 1. o .
of corn ruse In
la quoted In Chicago at (LU per bugBM
for Ueeowben and mil testes nearly a
per mu drop In tb price ef com toeal
wnen ine new corn is generally avaiiapx.
I lo- very large rum supplies froiu
the new harveal. together wtui the larger
supplies of barley velvet braiu. rolton-
soed. peanut and aov bean meal all
promlae much cheaper caul hog and
poultry reed and win enable the pro-
uuciiou 01 oeei. iKirs. puiitiry aim uairy
Groduclg at uiurn lower levels or coat
1 tbe fainter a than today and his aam-
age and other manufacturing ami whole-
sale dlsirlbupirs in llscs Wades sre as
lourse of regulation
Reel fviivMs Down TeaMHatay.
VBerr slresdy slmw's sianie teiulonry
P. ward redurllon lu wtiolesalo prices but
these have not so rer been reflected tn
tbe prlcea quoted by the retailer. Tn
price of la-et al Ibe packers' door 1
U l- cenia par pound. aS catupsred wli
l 1 cm. In the inuotb or July while
Ibe average retail price of round steak
in TO cities Is Hurt) our rents per pound
against twenty-seven cents par pound to
July thus showing thai teUII prices
hue locraased while wholesale price
"We have a potato harvest or Ut per
rent in exeats or UT crop of last year
Tbe price at the loading points varies
from It so to 88.80 per 100 pounds depend-
ing on tbe section where grown and ttea
coal or setting tbrtn 10 market. Tbe price
which la somewhat higher than at this
Crlod laal year is due lo a sMidenry on
part of the pi.iducer lu hold the puta-
sues for nigner puces man lass year.
spile lite grraity increased noti.
sly inrraasod croti. and ts'
luabliliy 01 Ihe railroads ha
ir.1 lowed lb prte wüicb tb prttdtxaw
sea rsearni plus in cuas ua uisiriuuuoq
to ttse mrkl - ssHBI
1 r rriraa W ssill.
"Sect sugar prices ar tjelog oaajSMSja
íitNexl ea tagTjTram
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