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Others' are imitations KITCHENER SEES NEED OF FORCES British Field Marshal Says Success of War Depends on Britain's Ability to Fill Gaps in Regiments on Firing Line. FOURTH ARMY BEING FORMED USE EMPRESS OF ASIA AS MERCHANT CRUISER British Officials Requisition Pacific Liner and Assign Task of Combing Ocean for Prizes--German Tells of Capture by Russians. SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. aew Canadian Pacific transpacific liner Empress of Asia has been requisitioned by the British government and trans formed into a merchant cruiser. It is now combing the Pacific for prizes, This was the word brought here from the Orient today by the Pacific Mail liner Manchuria- The Empress of Asia is a four screw.
turbine vessel of 6,900 tons, built in 1913, and put into service within the last few months. The Japanese liner Nippon Maru had already been pressed into transport. service. Austrian on Way Back. Among the landed hy the Manchuria Baron L.
VonMuller, A trian ambassador to Japan, said he intended to spend a few weeks in this country before a i to return to Austria, Capt. JF, Erdmannsdeorffer of the Hamburg-American a pasj-eneer, c6mmanding the i Hpexla of 3,781 tons, built in 1895, was in Vladivostok when war bptwf-en Russia and Germany "Watt declared. The Russians seized his vessel and gave him one hour, he said, in which to leave the country. Three of his officers were held. The a i a brought the cargo ever landed at this port from the Orient.
Japs Protect Lanes. -The Toyo Kisen Kaisha (Japanese line) received word today from its Tokio offices that the Japanese A i a had given positive assurance thiit a number of warships had been assigned to protect the lanes of travel from Japan to the United States and Canada. I The American Hawaiian Steamship Company's freighter Pennsylvamari a 1 rived today, sixteen days out of New 'York, via the Panama Canal, I A I I Praise Is Heard in House of Lords for Gen. French and Britons Whose Resourcefulness Has Strengthened French. Number of German Vessels Reported Stationed at a a Islands, HONOLVLU, Sept.
German merchant captains from the China Seas have brought word that the German merchant marine and navy are a i i the Marshall Islands their rendezvous in Pacific. Five a cruisers, two I steam oil tankers and tu German and freights are said to be now. i Capt. Mellhoff of the i a American trader Loongamonn, ar- last night from the blockaded port Ifbf.Tsing Tao, days out. told the Story first.
Capt, Vogler of the ivernour Jaeschke alpo of Ham- g-American freight service, which ar- today from the China Seas, cor- him. are now six a vessels here. rTlW probably will remain i peace "la toade BRITISH SEIZE RYNDAM. LONDON, Sept. in the House of Ivordg today, Field Marshal Earl Kitchener revealed the strength of the British expeditionary force in France and described what he believed must be done to assure a successful issue of the conflict, A steady flow of reinforcements was required, he said.
There were already in France, the retary of war said, rather more than six divisions of British troops and two divisions of cavalry, which were being maintained at their strength. Further regular divisions and additional cavalry were being organized from units drawn from overseas garrisons, which were now being occupied hy territorials and volunteers, A division of territorials already had left for Egvjn. a brigade had gone to Malta and a garrison force to Gibraltar. Gen. French Lauded.
Referring to the two new armies the secretary said that new divisions were nmv being collet-ted at the training quarters. The third army was being formed on the new camping ground and the army was being created. Meant i I i a divisions were on their way. Tn his dispatches from the front, i John French, commander of the British i i a force, had omitted, the secretary i one aspect of the i a i consummate skill and calm courage of the commander himself." Tho government appreciated, however, the a of Sir John's services Karl i ener also paid a i to the other generals and the bravery and endurum-p of the officers and men of the expeditionary force, Tlie latent advices from Gen. French did a i a change the situation, as it was already from published statements.
The troops were reported to be In good heart and ready to move forward "when the moment arrived." Predicts Long Conflict. On the subject of recruiting Earl Kitchener said; "A country which prides itself on outdoor sport as does England should have no difficulty in finding men capable of making officers The territorials are making great strides in efficiency and before long will be able to take their part in the campaign. a i reserve units are being sent to augment the expeditionary force and i places are being hy territorials. "While England has good ground for i confidence, It should be borne in mind that the struggle Is bound to be a long one and it behooves us to develop armed forces to carry on and bring the mighty conflict to a successful conclusion. It will he necessary in order to keep the army at its strength to a steady flow of ITALIAN MINISTER.
ILL IN BED, CONDUCTS STATE AFFAIRS ROME (by way of Paris), Sept. A i Di San Giuliano, the minister of foieten affairs, who is ill, was reported to be much better and i a a a He suffers much, however, from the gout. Though confined to his bed the i i con- I i to direct the affairs of the Foreign Office. Hilly Country Affords Splendid Fighting Ground and Experts Declare Decisive Action May Not Occur for Weeks. Takes Holland-Amerika Liner Into Cork Harbor.
QUBBNSTOWN, Hol' f'lancUAmerika i steamship a i sailed from New York Sept. 8 for was seized by a i war- and brought into Cork iiarbor today. The Day in Congress. SENATE. at a rn, i i against the river and harbor bill was i A at p.
m. i noon today. HOUSE. Met at noon. Debate was i on general land leasing bill.
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25c, 50c, 75c--in sealed containers The Oakland Chemical TVew York LONDON. Sept. great battle, even vital fur the countries concerned a those which have preceded it, is now in progress on a i extending from the region at No von, on the River uUe of Paris, to the River Meuse, of Verdun. The is somewhat shorter than was the case i the a of Marne, but this will result only in a mqie fiercely contested battle, i masses of troops i themselves ai each other, and a i piece of a i concen- tiated in the i effoi uf the armies a i lines. The Germans, who a fortnight ago had to abandon their first swift endeavor to destroy the a of France and Great Britain and capture Paris, have now fortified themselves the mountains north of the Hiver Aisne, through the plains of Champagne and in the Argonne mountains through which the Meuse flows.
French Press On. They are in stronger positions than they were for the battle of the Marne and have been strongly reinforced with fresh troops from the north and east. They have attempted some counter-attacks against the allied troops which, flushed with victory, have been trying to prevent them from i i themselves. According to English and French official reports, these attacks have been repulsed and the Germans compelled to give way at certain points, but the German general staff claims just the opposite result. It is certain, however, a the hilly of the Aisne offers good ground for such tactics.
Jt would appear that these western wings of the two armies, the a right and the allies' left, are again to bear a heavy part in the fighting. Upon the armies of Gen. Von Kluck and Gen. Von Buelow depend the safety of the rest of the German Army, should retreat be decided upon or forced upon them. Besides holding the front, they have to be prepared to withstand a attempt on the part of the allies to outflank them.
Germans Hold Railways. These German forces hold a position from a point near Noyon on the Oise, along the district north of the Aisne to the junction of the latter river with Sulppes. Behind them are splendid i of railway i in all directions, which a i i a the movement of troops from St. i Guise and Mezieres In this respect, therefore, they are well placed. The allies, on the other a can, and It is believed are, bringing in new troops through Rouen and Amiens to threaten the a flank.
In fact, nearly the whole nf Northwest Prance la now open to the allies, the Germans having withdrawn most of their scattered troops eastward toward the Oise. Field Maishal Kitchener, secretary of state for war, speaking with full knowledge of the situation at the front, declared: "The tide has now turned." So that he, a telling the public that the war will be a long one, appears to be hopeful of the outcome. Indians Going to Front. The little British A that has fought so long and so hard is looking forward to support from the I i a troops, which should soon be at the side of the Englishmen, if not for the present battle, then for the one whicli must soon follow, no a it goes. The French troops, who also occupy a.
a a center of occupation at Scinsons engineers havi-ng closely followed the army and repaired the railways--are being reinforced, and on the whole, both as to positions and strength of forces, the opposing armies appear evenly matched except for the advantage of the allies in a i an army to threaten Von Kiuck's flank. The situation along the rest of the line is much the same. In the center between Rheims the Argonne, the Germans continue to fortify themselves, i between Argonne and the Meuse they are entrenching themselves at Montfa ucon. French Not Overconfident. The French officials warn the public a as the Germans occupy positions prepared for defense and are supported by heavy artillery, any progress must be slow.
The Germans are preparing for every eventuality and are maintaining a force superior to that of the Belgian Army Jn Belgium to cover the retirement of the should that become necessary. They are reported to be strengthening the fortifications on the Rhine, where, if necessary, they could continue a long defensive All reports, both from Petrograd and such i sources as Home and Km barest, tend to or paint gloomier the critical position of the Austrian Armies in Gallcia. These armies, i set out to arrest the advance of the main 'Russian A In Germany, have had the tables turned on by the Russian Gens. Ruzsky and Brussiloff and are threatened i envelopment, Retreat Becomes Rout. Having abandoned Lemberg, they are now leaving Przemysl behind them and retreating to Cracow.
It Is said by Russian correspondents that the Austrians a lost all discipline, the aim of the men being tn get across the Carpathians. If this is i commanders arc i to have i i in leading them over 200 miles to Cracow, where might find support from the formed German tvrps, which has assembled Besides, they are i danger from the Russian A coming from the north. A i a is calling to the colors all men a i a for i i a service, i i i previously rejected as i Hut i can harrllv hHp the army in Gallcia. i lias, I circling to Russian reports, suffered terrible losses, Russians Change Position, From Kast Prussia i now come except a report that the Russian general, a a a a him a that taken up positions i i fortresses on the Russiair side of the hor-J der 1 In Helgium hns a a i of skirmishes which have been a fea- ture of war since a a a i Fran re, i a a and vi I a (iIs as a onrun enrps FVr Or a a pirri Teimonde, ordv 10 a it i ing. Besides a poitioT) nf the i Belgians hold almost i i a of a i a i i 1 i i Heltft.ms from i too in 1 I I a Inn on a procerding a Italy's War i i Grows, a however, Belgian A a i filled Us a a hv i a legist one i i i from gnmg to the i a i i of the i i on Msne.
In 1UU a i a i a i i a ppnnm be on i I a i i described of "armed i i pivu a Irani a i IUT i i IH JIM Re i new i a i in i i i i her i Rou ma I in 1 She dot'H not a i go i hut, i nnt i lose a yhcirti of spoils that might fall to her, I 0 Id en i Golden Hill, the home of the Parry family, is a natural park of about one hundred acres, located on the high wooded east bank of White River, between Thirty-sixth and Thirty- eighth streets (just south of old Country Club). The place lias beeiTMbdivKW size, ranging in size from city lots of generous frontage to magnificent "estates 7 containing one or more acres of ground. The Great Totem at GTolden Hill Scares Away Spooks, Jonahs and Germs. VNDER THE GREAT TOTEM It has been decided to throw open the gates of Golden Hill next Sunday Many thousands of dollars have been spent in road building and beautifying, and further work, involving miles of driveways and walks, ---has been started this week under the direction of George MacDougal, the famous landscape artist from Scotland. No formal "opening" of Golden Hill will take place until next spring.
Several gentlemen will be on the ground Sunday to meet visitors, but there will be no salesmen here. You are not merely welcome--you are invited to visit Golden Hill Sunday. How to Reach Golden Hill Take Northwestern car, get off at Thirty-fourth and Clifton, walk two squares north, then west to grent bowlder entrance gate, To Reach Golden Hill by Automobile Drive out Northwestern to Thirty-sixth, then west to the big bowlder entrance; or drive west on Thirty-eighth street bouleyard, through old Country Club, then south by winding drive Into Golden Hill grounds. Hill Estates WILSON SAYS MEXICO CAN CONTROL AFFAIRS British Ambassador Expresses Regret That Sir Lionel Criticized President and Explanation, Is Accepted as Satisfactory. WASHINGTON, Sept.
"Wilson declared today that he had ordered American troops withdrawn from Vera Cruz because he believed the Mexicans now in control were able to manage the affairs of their country. Coincldentally with the President's remarks on Mexico to his callers, the British ambassador, Sir Cecil Spring Rice, expressed to the State Department his own regret that Sir Lionel Garden, British minister to Mexico, should have been quoted in criticism of the President's policy. He said British diplomats were never permitted to criticise the heads of foreign countries, and whatever statement may have been made it did not represent the! view of British government. Explanation Accepted, Officials accepted the ambassador's explanation. They had realized Sir Lionel Garden had had personal differences with Carranza and had supposed that he spoke resentfully toward the latter be- Wheat, Held for High Price, Is Seized by Government GOAL MEN FAVOR PART OF PRESIDENT'S PACT LONDON, Sept.
dispatch to Reuters from Sydney, N. S. says; "The state government, acting in accordance with the powers conferred upon it by Parliament at the outbreak of the war, to prevent gambling in foodstuffs, today seized 140,000 bags of wheat which its holders had refused to sell at 4 shillings 2 pence per hundred weight, the price fixed by the government." LONDON, Sept. proclamation was issued tonight authorizing the board of trade to take possession of any articles of commerce which are being unreason- DENVER, Col Sept. ably held from the market, paying the certain features of President Wilson's of Truce in Colorado Strike Are Accepted Conferences With Wilson Desired.
owners fair prices for them. Mayor of Portland Elected Governor of Pinetree State cause the Constitutionalist chief had forced him to leave Mexico. The President said the question of withdrawing troops from the Texas border had not been considered, nor was he able to predict when formal recognition would be extended. He pointed out that he had official reports and assurances that conditions in Mexico were not threatening and unsettled as had been reported. He expects that the conference on Oct.
1 will designate a provisional President, and he does not know from official reports whether Carranza will be named or will retire in order to oe a candidate in the succeeding elections. Wilson Is Cheered. A speech, made in the presence of Gen. Carranza, his Cabinet and the diplomatic corps at the official celebration of Independence day In the City of Mexico, was received and regarded' as significant of proposal for a three-year truce in the coal miners 1 strike was announced today by J. F.
Welborn, president of the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company. The announcement contained the further information that some of the operators had asked for a conference with the President to discuss those provisions of the pact which they are not prepared to accept, The statement issued by Mr, Welborn follows; "The coal operators will make Individual replies by letter to the President's proposal. Certain features of the plan will be accepted. In addition, a conference with the President has been asked by several of the operators in order to discuss with him certain practical difficulties in applying the proposed plan to local, Declines Further Talk. Mr.
Welborn declined to give any further Information regarding the plans of Mexican sentiment. It was made by operators or to state what features principal orator of the day, and, in part, tollows: "I am sure gentlemen," said the orator, "that the much discussed question of Vera Cruz is the only motive which has caused all good Mexicans to appear reserved and not manifest the immense sentiment of gratitude felt to the man who has slain evil and who has demonstrated, In the midst of problems most difficult and profound, that the only policy worthy of the age in which we of the President's suggestion was acceptable and what ones were unacceptable to the mine owners. A meeting of the operators of the state has been called for Saturday, at which time it is expected the details of the corporation's attitude toward the peace proposal will be decided. At a convention held at Trinidad, the Colorado union miners yesterday voted tb accept the President's proposition and sent a telegram to the White House an- iive the po'licy of honor and truth, nouncing their readiness to call off the "The last shadow, the darkest of all, strike and go back to work as soon as having 1 vanished from our national life, i hemprop a11 ha( been adopter! by their render homage to a great and sincere former employers. man, the great representative American I call upon you that from this favored land, tu thp name of Hidalgo, of Morelos, of GiYerrerro, of Juarez, of Madero, of Bolivar and of Washington, let us Rive a hearty cheer for Wood row Wilson, President of the i States of America." Official reports say an enthusiastic demonstration of cheers, In which Carranza and Ins Cabinet joined, followed utterance.
The Celebration took place nn the balcony of Chapultepet Castlp I Buffalo I I t'h Weather Conditions in Other Localities SEPT. 17. A a a A a i i Low. High. Pre.
Weather. i i a Denver British Foreign Office Says It Has No information of Garden Statement. De.s Moines fifi LONDON, Sept. "British Foreign OfRce i evening stated that It ruid no oftlclfil i a i reSHrriing the a i a i to Sir I i a I rlcn, British i i to Mexico, i i i i thr 1 St, troops from era It was added, ho I i a 1 Kirp, the i i a to SecrcUi for i a i i i i Sir Ocil Spring- i a at PLutg of a to pffect a Sir 1 i would i a I i indorsed hv oppor- Koreipn CHILIAN MINISTRY FORMED, SAYS AMERICAN LEGATION A C. I i ,1 1 'ov't I i i i I I I a i i was abotit 3,300.
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than a year ago Lucien Muratore and Vannie ceaux oi the Chicago Grand Opera Company stood side by side on the stage of the Auditorium Theater and sang to Chicago audience, drawing 41,600 each nightly. Today, again they stand side by side, this time to face death from Teuton shot and shell. Instead opera, they sing war songs to inspire soidiers of France to greater efforts at 25 cents a day. They are together in the front ranks of the French Army, according to Slgnor Ettore Tltta Ruffo, brother of Tltta Ruffo and teacher of a score of noted grand opera singers. With Slgnora Ruffo he has just arrived in Chicago from Italy.
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