Temple Daily Telegram (Temple, Tex.), Vol. 8, No. 296, Ed. 1 Friday, September 10, 1915 Page: 1 of 8
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MEMBER ASSOCIATED PRESS, CARRYING FULL LEASED WIRE DAY AND NIGHT REPORT
' 2:30 A M.
PKICE FIVE CENTS
TEMPLE, TEXAS* FRIDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 10,1915.
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vienna informed that WOMEN VOTERS OF THE NATION TO
dumba is not accept-
able as envoy.
HIS RECALL IS REQUESTED
Activity of Ihittl Monarchy's
. Representative in Attempt-
ing to Instigate Strikes in
American Munitions Facto-
ries Cauaes Mr. Lansing to
Ask for His Withdrawal.
HOLD BIG CONVENTION AT 'FRISCO
WINS VICTOIir ON
TROOPS OF THE KAISER'S HI'I It
PISH BACK FRENCH FORCES
LN AKliONME REGION.
Ambassador Pen field at Vien-
na was instructed by cable to-
night to inform the Austro-
Hungarian government that*
Dr. Constantin Dumba no
longer is acceptable as an en-
voy to the United States and to
ask for his recall.
Secretary Ijansing formally
announced the action. It was
the answer of the American
government to Dr. Dumba's ex-
planation of his intercepted
letter to Vienna outlining
plans for handicapping plants
in this country making war
supplies for the allies.
Ambassador Penfieid was
Instructed by cable yesterday
to deliver the following note to
the foreign office:
"Mr. CoiislMiilin Dumba, (he Aus-
tin-Hungarian aiiiluunwdor at Wash-
ington, hiw admitted tliat he propos-
ed to his government plans to instigate
strikes in American inaiiuracturinK
plant* engaged in (lie pr<Mlnetion of
munition's of «'Rr. The information
rcached this government through a
copy of n letter of the ambassador to
Iktn government. The tM-aerr an
American clttsen •mhM AffWtwM,
»1m> wm traveling under an American
paaiport. The ambaMattor lias ad-
mitted that be employed Archibald to
boar official dispatcher trow him to
"By reason of the admitted purpose
and intent of Mr. Dumb* to conspire
to cripple legitimate tra«le and by
reason of the flagrant violation of
diplomatic- propriety in employing an
American citizen protected by an
American pasf>i>ort ax a secret bearer
or official dlsoatches through the
Itnen of the enemy of Austria-Hun-
gary, the president directs me to In-
form your excellency that Mr. Dumba
is no longer acceptable to the govern-
ment of the I'nltcd States as the am-
bassador of bis Imperial majesty at
"Believing that the Imperial and
royal government will realize that the
government of tbe United States has
no alternative but to request the re-
call of Mr. Dumba, on account of bis
improper conduct, the government of
tlie t'nited States expresses Its deep
regret that this course has become
neceesary and assures the imperial and
royal government tbat It sincerely de-
sires to continue the cordial and
friendly relations vvbicb exist between
tlie United States and Austria-Hun-
Sensation In Washington.
In making lils announcement Sec-
retary Lansing explained that it had
been delayed in order that the note
might reach Vienna before its publi-
cation in this country.
Ambassador Penfieid had not been
heard from tonight but it was assum-
ed that he received the "Communica-
tion some time during the day,
News that Dr. Duma's recall had
been requested created a sensation In
tlie capital. It had been known In of-
ficial and diplomatic circles that Pres-
|d nt Wilson and Secretary Lansing
regarded the conduct of the ambas-
sador as a grave breach of propriety
but there had been a well defined Im-
pression that the only Immediate step
would be the cancellation announced
today of the passport of Archibald,
(Continued on Page Two.)
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2,000 PRISONERS ARE TAKEN
Long Line of Trenches, Forty-eight
Machine Guns and a Number of
Mine Throwers Captured—Russians
Said to lie Making Belter showing
' lit Eastern C ampaign—War Kevicw.
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 9.—The political complexion of the Sixty-fourth
corigress will be analyzed and discussed by the suffragists attending the con-
vention of women voters here on September 14, which is expected to continue
for three days. About 3,000 women are expected to participate. The speak-
ers at the public mass meeting, to be held at Scottish Kite auditorium, will
Include Francis J. Heney, Miss Alice Paul, Mrs. O. H. P. Belmont, J. Stttt Wil-
son and Mrs. Charles Farwell Edson.
WITH UNITED STATES TROOPS
Cavalry Patrol on the River Bank Screens Infantry Forces
a Few Miles Inland, Ready for Any Emergency—Car-
ranza Troops Entrench on the Mexican Side.
LONDON* Sept. 9.—The German
crown prince is making another de-
termined attempt to break through the
French lines in the Argonne and ac-
cording to the Berlin official statement
has succeeded in taking trenches over
a front of two kilometers (ons and
a quarter miles) and to a depth of
from 300 to 500 meters, capturing two
thousand prisoners, forty-eight ma-
chine guns and sixty-four mine throw-
The Frcnch both in their midnight
report and again this afternoon ad-
mit the Germans have gained a partial
success, but declare that in most in-
stances they were thrown back with
This Is the second effort of the Ger-
man emperor's heir to win a victory
In this region within the last three
months and although on each occas-
ion he gained a small amount of
ground he is apparently as far from
his objective this time as on the prev-
ious occasion. Fighting was in prog-
ress all yesterday and throughout the
night and still was going on when the
last report was issued. This doubtless
is the German reply to the ertiliery
bombardment which the allies kept
up for fifteen days but which now
seems to be dying down without any
Infantry attacks as had been antici-
pated. Instead, except for heavy gun
action south of Arras, bomb throwing
seems to have taken its place.
Slowing Down In Bust. -
Along the eastern front things are
moving wore slowly again after^ the
llTiKri&n in the »K>Uiei^t lo'
which they claimed a substantial vic-
tory had helped to liven up matters.
From the Gulf of Riga to OUta,
south of Kovno, the Germans state
the situation Is unchanged, while their
center from that point to and beyond
the Pripet marshes continues to ad-
vance. Thence to the Roumanian
frontier the Russians are stiil the ag-
gressors; they are endeavoring to pre-
vent the Invasion of Bessarabia.
On the whole the Russians appear,
with fresh supplies of ammunition to
be making a better stand. They are
aided doubtless by the rains which are
turning the roads, especially in the
region of the Pripet and its affluents,
The only news from the Dardanelles
Is Said to Favor
■ SOFIA. Sept. 9.— In case of the in-
volvement of the Balkan powers in the
war, one of the leading parts will be
played by M. Radosiavoff, head of the
Bulgarian cabinet. The Uussophile
opposition in Bulgaria has demanded
a special session of the sobranje (the
Bulgarian parliament) in order to
overthrow the Radoslavoff cabinet.
The premier, whose sympathies are
said to be pro-German and who en-
joys the confidence of Czar Ferdinand,
recently refused to summon parlia-
OF IHE BRITISH CAPITtL
LONDON IS ATTACKED AT NIGHT BY A FLEET OF
ZEPPELINS IN THE FIRST SUCCESSFUL AIR
RAID OF THE CITY PROPER.
Details of the Metropolis' First Glimpse of War at Close
Range Are Suppressed by the English Press Bureau
and Nothing Regarding Loss of Life and Prop-
erty Damage Is Permitted to l^eak Out.
GREAT ENTHUSIASM MANIFEST-
ED AT MEETING HELD
THERE LAST NIGHT.
If a man offered you a. $20.09
gold piece for $16.00 you wouldn't
take It, would you? Yet we send
twenty dollars to a mall order
house for a $15.00 suit of clothes.
I«et's Investigate. qualRy and price
at the store of the Home Merchant.
Ten Cent Cotton
in Temple Market
Perslwteut buying In all cottua
markets was not wltljoot its com-
forting effect in Temple yesterday.
Ten cento was the bid made on t
few bales, and the deals were
closed. The average price for cot-
ton, however, ranged around ».»0,
good middling being rated at about
Yesterday was the first time this
season that cotton has sold for ten
cents In the loeal market. The ad-
vance was based on reports of
crop damage of a sensational na-
ture In sections throughout tlie cot-
ton belt, coupled with the general
advance of spots In all interior
Yesterday's receipts numbered
180 bales, bringing tlie grand total
for the season np to 1,*M. The
market was active and a general
spirit of optimism prevailed
throughout the day.
(Continued on Page Two.)
FLOWERS FOTTHE LIVING
Ten Thousand Eastern Tourists Pass-
ing Through Spokane Tills Summer
Are Presented With Bouquets.
BliENIIAM, Tex., Sept. 9.—Charles
J. Poe, general organizer for the Tex-
as League of Home Industry clubs,
completed the preliminary organisa-
tion work of a local Home Industry
club under the now famous "Tempi*
here tonight, at a mass meet-
ing attended by over three hundred
A canvass for members this after-
noon resulted in the se-curing of eleven
hundred members, pledged to the ob-
ligations of the Texas league doctrine,
which is to give the home merchant a
chance to meet mail ord<*r prices be-
fore sending money out of town, and
and to buy and use Texas made goods
whenever procurable at prices and
quality equal to foreign made goods.
The campaign for members will
continue for several days longer, Bren-
ham being determined to form the
banner club of the organization, if
Mr. Poe was enthusiastically cheer-
ed throughout his speech tonight by
the vast audience, which was one of
the largest gatherings ever assembled
here. The organizer leaves on a late
train tonight for Giddings, to complete
the organization of a club there, but
will return to Brenham at an early
date to still further assist the local
LONDON, Sept. 9.—The raid of Zeppelins last night
is described by the Pall Mall Gazette as "London's
first glimpse of the war at close quarters."
The Evening Standard speaks of the coolness shown
everywhere, but warns the public against the noticeably
widespread and dangerous disposition to regard the af-
fair as a species of spectacle."
NO AMERICANS KILLED.
Washington, Sept. 9.—No Americans were killed or
injured in the Zeppelin raid on London, according to a
state department dispatch received here late tonight
from the American embassy at London. The message
said the Zeppelin had dropped bombs on the city and
there were a number of causualties.
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NEW ORLEANS, Sept. ».-«-Plans
decided upon by the re-organisation
committee of the New Orleans, Texas
and Mexico Railroad company were
announced here today by J. D.
O'Keefe, receiver of the Toad. Mr.
O'Keefe stated that the federal court
soon would be asked to set a date for
tbe sale of the line. Under the plan
devised the cash required will be $5,-
870,000 from sale of first lien gold
bonds and any rao»ey that may-be
realised from the settlement of claims
of deposit tag-bond -holder*- against
the St. Louis and San Francisco rail-
road company. _
BROWNSVILLE, Tex., Sept. 9 —
Carranza tVoops are entrenched at tlie
Progreso crossing of the Rio Grande
about thirty miles above Brownsville.
T-hey-shauted across, the river today
to American soldiers at that point
that they would not fire upon Ameri-
can troops. They also announced
they would reserve the right to fire
upon any rangers, deputies or civilians
who appeared upon the American
bank of the river.
The lower Rio Grande valley bris-
tled with troops tonight, disposed of
in two lines in a manner giving sub-
stantial promise of peace from the
bandits and absolute protection
against serious incursions from the
Mexican side. From its mouth for a
distance of a hundred miles up stream,
there was a line of cavalry patrols rid-
ing the river banks and roads. Behind
the cavalry, a few miles Inland, was
a line of Infantry posts, held In re-
serve forming a great letter V, each
side of the letter about 100 miles long,
one side lying parallel with the river
Mid the other side running straight
north into the plains country above
' This Infantry was posted at towns
which. In this valley, lie exclusively
along the' lines of railroads, one skirt
ing the river and the other running
north. Tlie cavalry facing the Mex-
ican boundary was under Col. A. P.
Blocksom at Fort Brown. The Infan-
try lines 'were under Col. Robert L.
Bullard at Htfllngen. a short distance
north of here at the Junction of two
Colonel Bullard today Issued a no-
tice to the residents of all valley
towns td send him any Information
about the movement of bandits In or
der to better protect the towns in case
of trouble. Colonel Bullard stationed
at San Benito today one company of
infantry which work from that base
into the Fresnos district where ban-
dits were reported last night. This
company has previously .worked la the
prickly pear wilderness about Fresnos
and knows tbat territory thoroughly.
SPOKANE, Wash., Sept. 9.—More
than 10.000 eastern tourists who pass-
ed through Spokane this summer en
route to or from tlie California expo-
sitions were met at the railroad sta-
tions and given bouquets of flowers by
committees of local citizens represent-
ing the Spokane Horticultural society.
Under the direction of C. Herbert
Moore, a former mayor of Spokane,
70,000 roses, 200,000 asters and a
quarter million of smaller flowers
were distributed to visitors. The work
was organized early in the spring, and
scores of local residents have deliver-
ed quantities of their choicest flowers
either dally or weekly to the head-
quarters of the society. Here they
were assembled in convenient bou-
quets, and committees laden with
ge baskets passed through the
coaches of passenger trains of the five
continental railroads, presenting
bunches to each of the travelers.
Earlier in the summer committees
devoted a week to tlie distribution of
roses among the guests of hotels and
lodging houses and patients in hospit-
als. This included the more modest
lodging houses, where many of the
sick poor were cheered by the flowers.
Mr. Moore has received hundreds of
letters expressing the gratitude of
travelers for this attention, he says In
a report to the horticultural society.
Houstonlan Drops Dead.
Houston, Tex., Sept. 9.—Guy Boon*,
$0, brother of the constable of pre-
cinct No. 1, dropped dead this morn-
ing. Death is Indirectly the result of
anjnjury received many years ago,
when as a city fireman, he jumped
from the Lumberman's bank building.
Three Killed Over
Liquor in Kansas
HICKMAN, Ky.. Sept. 9.—W. A.
Naylor, a deputy sheriff; William
Collins, a youth, and Claude Johnson,
whom Collins is said to have accused
of selling liquor, were killed and Col-
lins' mother seriously wounded In a
series of shooting affrays here to-
According to Collins' relatives. John-
son called the youth to the doorway
of his home and shot hiin to death
while the boy's mother and sister were
attempting to prevent him opening
the door. One of the bullets struck
Mrs. Collins. Naylor was killed when
he attempted to arrest Johnson and
later Johnson was killed In an ex-
change of shots with a fosse of citi-
Naylor was formerly county judge.
Tells Dark Secret
RAID OVER HEART OF LONDON.
Chicago, Sept. 9.—The Daily News today bases a
surmise that last night's Zeppelin raids on England
must have been over the heart of London, on two tele-
grams from a staff correspondent at London. The first
"Daily News office and staff here safe." And the
second brief flash—"all well." • • >-lfl
"It is evident," says the Daily News, "that the raid
on the British capital was effective in or near what is
called 'the heart of London.' Our office there is on
Trafalgar square, not far from Westminister Abbey."
BERLIN REPORT OF RAID.
Berlin, via London, Sept. 9.—Chief of the admiralty
staff has issued the following report:
"Our naval airships attacked during the night of
September 8-9. with good results, the western part of
the city of London, the great factories near Norwich,
and the harbor works and iron works at Middlesboro.
"Our airships were heavily fired at by hostile bat-
teries, but all returned safe."
Three More White
Men Arrested For
Murder of Negro
East Texas—Fair Friday and prob-
West Texas—Fair Friday and prob-
ably Skturday; Cooler in panhandle
DECATUR, Ga., Sept. 9.—Dr. Bryce
Sprayberry, charged with the murder
f.ve years ago of his uncle and aunt,
Mr. and Mrs. William Sprayberry, to-
day was released on $16,000 bond, fol-
lowing a preliminary hearing here.
John Ozmer, indicted with Dr. Spray-
berry, also was released on $15,000
An alleged affidavit which purport-
ed to be a confession by Dr. Spray-
berry, implicating himself and Ozmer,
on which the indictments were based,
was made while Dr. Sprayberry was
delirious, according to a statement is-
sued today by Congressman William
3. Howard. Dr. Sprayberry s attorney.
It was repudiated and destroyed in the
presence of a number of witnesses, he
Equals Altitude Record.
Paris, Sept. 9.—The French mono-
pianist, E. X. Demars, it was an-
nounced last night, has equalled the
world's altitude record of 21,598 feet,
established by the German airman.
Otto Linnekogel July 9. 1914.
LITTI.E ROCK, Ark., Sept.
Three more white men have been ar-
rested charged with being implicated
In the murder of Agtis Xeeley, negro
"voodoo doctor" on a plantation
southeast of Little Rock. The men
are Will Hare, Jim Burkett and Early
Price, and none is older than 25. Hare
and Burkett are charged with having
waited with horses for the men who
killed tlie negro and took several hun-
dred dollars from his clothing.
Price is held on a charge of per-
Efficiency Club Is ■■
Formed in Chicago
CHICAGO. Sept. 9.—Thirty large
business concerns of Chicago today
announced they had organized the
Employment Advisers" club. Frequent
meetings will be held and experts who
claim they can analyze character and
aptitude will decide whether a man
who wants a job as cook wouldn't
make a better chauffeur.
BRITISH CAPITAL BOMBARDED.
GerigMa Airmen Drop Bombs In Cen-
ter of Old lioiulou.
In their Ia4«st Zeppelin raid over ;
England tlie Germans apparently have
succeeded at last in striking at the
heart of London. The inference may
be drawn plainly front various cabis
dispatches which have passed the cen-
sor that the German aeronauts drop-
ped bombs on tlie old city of LondMt
in the region which contains th« k(-
tels, business district and the old
landmarks famous the world over. In
this district there are normally thou-
sands of American tourists at this
time of the year, although their num-
ber is far below the average this sum-
mer on account of the war.
Details Are Suppressed.
The Germans in their Zeppelin at-
tacks have aimed repeatedly at Lon-
don. They have succeeded previ-
ously in dropping bombs within the
metropolitan district but so far as is
known no earlier attempt produced
the effects of Wednesday night's raid,
in this connection it is significant that
the British press bureau in announc-
ing the result of the attack confined
Itself to an account of the casualties,
making no reference to property dam-
age, as was done in earlier announce-
ments of the kind. The German war
office was almost as reticent, saying
in its official statement that bombs
Los Angeles Woman
Is Mayor For a Day
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 9 —
Miss Estelle Lawton Llndsey, the
city's lone council woman, was acting
mayor today In the absenc« of the
mayor of Los Angeles. So far as
known, it Is tbe first time ft woman
has assumed tbe head of a municipal-
ity the size of Los Angeles.
Cattle Ticks Are
FORT WORTH. Ter. Sept. 9.—Re-
ports reaching here say that cattle
ticks have attacked jack rabbits In
Coke county and many are dying. This
Is tlie first time tbe ticks have been
known to infest other than cattle.
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