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VILLA’S AUTO TORN
BY TREVINO FORCES
Bandit Chief Escapes Fusiiade
CHIHUAHUA CITY PENETRATED
D .sp erate S treet F ighting
R aiders Are Driven to Open and
Mowed by Machine Guns.
FRANCIS I0SEPH OF AUSTRIA DlfS
AflFR REIGN O f SIXTY-EIGHT YEARS
General Wood Congratulates Miss Ruth Law.
London — Em peror Francis Joseph
died Tuesday night at 9 o'clock at
Schoenbrunn Castle, according to a
Reuter dispatch from Vienna by way
The aged monarch received the sac
ram ent last Saturday. His condition
became worse early Monday, and his
tem perature increased in the a fte r
Telegraphing from Amsterdam, the
C entral News correspondent says:
“ Vienna reports that, although the
death of the em peror had been expect
ed, the news, which was p rint«! in
special editions of the newspapers,
made a deep impression on the public.
A special cabinet m eeting was held.
The heir to the throne. Archduke
Charles Francis, has been for some
tim e in Vienna.
A m eeting of the
Hungarian cabinet has been called to
Prem ier Tisza will a fte r
wards come to V ienna.’’
W hat gave some credence to the sus
picion that Francis Joseph's condition
was much graver than the official bul
letins indicated was the report, which
still lacks official confirmation, th at it
had been decided to associate the heir
to the throne, Archduke Charles F ran
cis, in the government of the country
and th at the archduke was to assume |
the position December 2, the 68th an
niversary of the em peror’s ascension
to the throne.
Archduke Charles Francis, grand
nephew of Em peror Francis Joseph, |
became heir to the throne of Austria-
Hungary by the assassination of Arch- !
duke Francis Ferdinard, prior to the
outbreak of the war. He has been in
command of the A ustrian arm ies on
various fronts in the past two years.
BELUGERf NTS SEND
MISSIVES OF PEACE
Chancellors of Germany, France
and Britain Approve.
NATIONS’ LEAGUE IS ENDORSED
S trong Sym pathy is Shown by Briand,
Ilei hinunn-Holl weg and Grey
Perm anent I’sace Wanted.
New York — Messages of good will
from the chancellories of three of Ku-
rope’s w arring powers were read at a
dinner given here Friday night by the
j le a g u e to Enforce Peace.
pose of the banquet was to consider a
; program for a |*ernianent league of na-
# 4 %'* I
I tions a t the close of the g reat conflict.
Approval of the principle proposed
was given by Aristide liriand, prem ier
of France; Chancellor von llethrnann-
Hollweg, of Germany, and Viscount
Grey, G reat B ritain 's secretary of
state for foreign affairs.
Prem ier B riand’s message said:
“ I have the honor to acknowledge
the receipt of your communciatinn, the
contents of which 1 have noted with
In basing your etfort
on the fundam ental principles of re
spect for the rig h ts and wishes of the
various |>eoplcs of the world, you are
certain of lieing on common ground
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with the countries who, in the present
When Miss Ruth Law, tw enty-eight nell, New York, 590 miles, w ithout a conflict, are giving th eir blood and
years of age, dropped down on Gover- stop, and the following day Bhe flew th eir resources, w ithout counting the
Kansas City, Mo.—The Adamson nor’s Island, New York City, in her from Binghamton to New York City, cost, to save th eir nations.”
eight-hour law was held unconstitu airplane from Chicago, she had broken 217 miles. She had made the whole
From Viscount Grey the following
tional here Wednesday by Judge W il two American endurance records, and distance of 807 miles in 8 hours 55 message was received:
liam C. Hook in the U nited S tates dis General Leonard Wood, commander of m inutes and 30 aeconds. Her flight to
” 1 think public utterances m ust
tric t court.
the departm ent of the East, was one Hornell broke Amercian no-stop rec- have already made it clear th a t I sin
An appeal to the Supreme court of among many to recognize the import- ords, and her completed flight to New
cerely desire to see a league of nations
the United S tates will follow quickly ance and daring of her flight. She flew York City broke all distance records formed and made effective to secure
in an effort to obtain the ultim ate de Sunday, Nov. 19, from Chicago to Hor- for the tim e.
future peace of the world a fte r this
cision in the case before January 1,
war is over. I regard this as the best,
when the law is to go into effect.
if not the only, pros|>ect of preserving
Action in the case was precipitated BORAH CHAMPIONS DRY ACT NOTED SUFFRAGETTE PASSES
treaties and of saving the world from
Tuesday when F rank Hagerm an, spe
■Ktfressive wars in years to come. If
cial counsel for the government, filed a
there is any doubt about my sen ti
motion before Judge Hook, asking im To Force Vote on Big Problem in Campaign Ordeal Is Fatal to Mrs.
ments in the m atter, I hope this tele
m ediate decision in injunction proceed
gram in reply to your own will remove
Next Session of Congress.
Boissevain in Los Angeles.
ings brought by Alexander New and
Henry C. F erriss, receivers for t h e ;
Chancellor von Bethmann-Hollweg
Washintgon, D. C.—National prohi- j Ix>8 Angelca— Mrs. Inez Milholland
Missouri, Oklahoma & Gulf railroad.
bition is to have a new champion in Boissevain, suffrage leader, died at a sunt as his m essage ex tra cts from a
speech he delivered on November 9
W ashington, D. C.—An agreem ent congress in Senator William E. Borah, local hospital, where she had been ill before the com m ittee on ways and
between the railroads and the depart
for several weeks, Saturday n ight means of the German Reichstag, which,
ment of justice to a3k the supreme fight is to be made at the coming short
in part, follows:
court to pass on the constitutionality
“ Germany will honestly co-operate
Mrs. Boissevain was stricken sud
of the Adamson act before January 1, prohibition amendment to the Federal
in the exam ination of every endeavor
when it takes effect, appeared to be
denly while addressing an audience in to find a practical solution of the ques
Coupled w ith the fight which Sena
near a t hand Wednesday.
tor Borah intends to lead will he a sep this city during the recent campaign tion and will collaborate to make its
arate, and yet related, contest conduct and fainted on the platform of the realization (tossible. This all the more
She wbh removed to the if the war, as we expect anil trust,
ed under th e leadership of Senator | m eeting.
Trade War Outlook is Viewed
her husband and parents will create |>oliticnl conditions which
Wesley L. Jones, of W ashington, to
full justice to the free development
Seriously by Official Washington force prohibition upon the D istrict of rushed from New York to join her do
nations the small ones as well
Columbia. The latter is a renewal of
( the noted suffragist, was with her as the g reat nations. Then it will be
W ashington, D. C.—The prospective
when she was stricken and has been in possible to realize the principles of
European commercial war a fte r the congress and abandoned.
justice and free development on land
constant attendance since th at time.
One Dead and Five Injured in
war, viewed w ith increasing serious
and freedom of the seas.
Portland Family Hotel Fire ness here, is being watched carefully ized fight in congress to Bubmit a pro nosed as aplastic anemia, and blood I condition for evolution of internal re
by American consular officers abroad
though many prohibition resolutions : transfusion was resorted to in at- lations, by way of arb itratio n and
Portland—W illard G. Dieting, 24 whose reports and many from other have been proposed, only to be forgot | tem pts to improve her condition. Her peaceful compromise of conflicting in
years old, city salesman for the Na sources are being received regularly at ten, or to be abandoned, for lack of sister. Miss Vida Milholland, tw ice terests, should be th at no more ag g res
I t became
tional B iscuit company, was burned to the S tate departm ent.
gave blood for this purpose, and on sive coalitions are formed in the fu
l four other occasions friends subm itted ture.
death Sunday morning a fte r effecting known Wednesday th a t all available
th e resuce of his fiancee, Miss Myar facts are being sent on to W ashington, purpose to make real fight for a pro to the ordeal in the hope th a t benefit
“ Germany will at all tim ea be ready
Skogmann, and one other person, and both as to the progress already made hibition amendment, m akes it plain ! would result. A fter each transfusion to en ter a league for the purpose of
five women were seriously burned and in planning the economic struggle and th at he is going into the contest to tem porary im provem ent wbh followed restrain in g the disturbers of peace.”
I by relapse. A few days ago the phy-
injured by jum ping for life from the as to expected fu tu re developments.
Officials here think the American win, and if he is out-generaled or out ! sicians in charge stated th a t there was
second-story windows in a fire which
voted at the short session he promises
practically destroyed the Cudahy Fam people do not fully realize the possible to bob up again in the new congress, ' practically no hope for Mrs. Boisse Pershing’ s Troops to Withdraw if
vain, but th e re a fte r she rallied and it
ily hotel, at 209 Tenth stre e t about 7
Mexican Agreement is Approved
th eir huge foreign trade, which has keeping prohibition to the forefront was thought she m ight recover.
The hotel, which was form erly the
If a record vote can be secured, Sen
old Emanuel hospital, is a three-story nually. U ncertain as to the future ator Borah is confident of gettin g caster, stationed 15 miles southeast of
A tlantic City, N. J. — The jo in t com
fram e structure of 27 rooms.
of the Unitesi S tates and Mex
enough votes to pass the resolution.
five roomers were asleep when the fire doubt is fe lt here th a t the c o u n try ' The great obstacle to be overcome sent out by wireless a general warning ican governm ents adjourned Friday for
was discovered by the janitor, who ran faces a grave econmic danger unless in getting a prohibition amendment to all steam ers flying the flags of the two weeks, in accordance w ith the re
through the hallways,
crying the it does all possible first to forestall through congress is in g ettin g the entente allies to bew are of German quest of the Mexican commissioners to
alarm . In a few moments the flames such a struggle, and secondly to pre proposition to a vote.
Most of the subm arines on th is side of the A tlan have a conference w ith C arranza be
coursed up a staircase from the kitch- \ pare against it in case present indica opponents of prohibition are cowards, tic.
fore com m itting themselves.
en, partly swept the second floor and tions are borne out.
The jo in t commission signed a pro
when it comes to going on record, and
raged throughout the entire upper
ders of all vessels to keep a sharp tocol providing for the withdraw al of
American Act Questioned.
They the American troops within 40 days of
the dark. I t was in the dark th a t the lookout for underw ater boats.
London — W ashington’s refueal to pronibition resolution, along with the were told to show no more lights than final approval of the commission’s de-
Dazed by the smoke and baffled by
th e flames, a t least a dozen of the perm it the publication of reports of equal suffrage resolution, was side were necessary and to avoid also as liherations, provided conditions along
trapped persons sprang from the win American officials on prison camps in tracked at the last session, and the fa r as possible the reg u lar lanes of the border will perm it.
dows of the doomed hotel when the Germany was the subject of a question same tactics will be resorted to to kill steam ship travel.
A fter the protocol was signed Secre
Wednesday in the house of commons. off the resolution which Senator Borah
h eat and gases closed in upon them.
Passengers on hoard the American tary Lane issued a statem en t defining
A gainst the charred backgronud of ■ Lord R obert Cecil, m inister of war intends to champion.
Line steam er Philadelphia, which also the policy of the U nited S tates gov
th e ruined hotel looms the gallantry of trade, replying to the interrogation,
arrived from Liverpool, said th at the ernm ent toward Mexico. He said th a t
th e victim, W illard G. Dieting, who said he had some reason to believe th at
ship was illum inated Saturday night he believed General Carranza a strong
rescued a t least two persons, warned J while the U nited States objected in German U Boat Reported Off
and the lifeboats were swung out man and th a t he should have a “ full
m any others on the third floor, and | principle to the publication of such re
Atlantic Coast of United States ready for a possible emergency. Cap chance,’’ adding th a t “ Mexico will do
gave up his life on the return from ports, its consent m ight be obtained to
tain Cady said, however, he had heard right eith er w ithout our help or with
New York—The B ritish cruiser I.an- or seen nothing of subm arines.
arousing his roommate, Edward Ebele. the publication of individual reports.
it. This is her choice.”
Chihuahua City, Mex., via courier
to Marfa, Tex.— Francisco V illa’s au
tomobile, which was being used by him
to d irect his campaign against Car
ranza troops, was struck by small shell
fire Sunday and was abandoned near
Fresno, southwest of the city.
The shell holes and bullet m arks
w ere plainly seen on the sides of the
machine when it was found on the bat
tlefield afte r Villa abandoned it and
rode away on horseback.
The battle started soon a fte r the te l
egraphic communication w ith Juarez
was cut. The w ire went down at 10
o ’clock a. m. and the b attle started
shortly before 1 1 a m . and was raging
by 11:30. The bandits’ attack covered
th e entire southern front from east to
w est w ith flanking operations to the
e a st and west.
The most desperate fighting occurred
on Zarco avenue, within the city. The
bandits threw their best equipped
forces against the entrenchm ents
which had been thrown up across this
stre e t, and street fighting followed.
The Villa forces made every possible
effort to take these entrenchm ents,
which were the key to the defenses of
th e city proper.
The de facto infantry m et these
charges w ith counter charges and the
b attle raged back and forth in this
narrow adobe-lined stree t until the
V illa banidts were driven out of the
m outh of the avenue onto the plains,
w here they were raked w ith machnie
gun fire and the artillery fire which
had supported effectively the infantry
General Trevino is prepared for an
o ther general assault, although the in
dications are the enemy would not at
tack again. A t the tim e this message
was dispatched by courier there were
no bandits to be seen w est of the city.
G eneral Carlos Ozuna’s cavalry char
ges in this direction completely freed
th is sector of the Villa forces, which
have been driven off to the southwest
a distance estim ated at five miles. The
V illa troops attacked repeatedly and
w ith great daring, but were driven off
by the de facto forces, and the force
o f th e ir blows was spent against the
first-line entrenchm ents.
Gifts for M arines Asked.
W ashington, D. C.—The American
Red Cross, which recently began col
lecting C hristm as g ifts for soldiers at
th e border and in Mexico, issued an
appeal saying: “ In th eir C hristm as
giving the American people should not
fo rg et the 3000 m arines who for nearly
a year and a half have been scattered
throughout H aiti and San Domingo in
sm all detachm ents, which are contin
ually on a war footing and living under
tropical coaditions peculiarly try in g .”
8-HOUR IAW INVALID
W ages o f 2 0 0 ,0 0 0 Steel Men Up.
New York— United S tates Steel cor
poration Wednesday announced an in
crease of 10 per cent in wages of em
ployes of its steel and iron companies,
effective December 15 next. Wage
and salary advances in other depart
m ents of the corporation also will be
equitably adjusted, it was said.
increase effects in all about 200,000
employes and probably adds nearly
$20,000,000 to the corporation’s pay
Roumania is Not P rep ared .
Berlin— (By wirleses to Sayville, N.
Y .)—Roumanian officers taken pris
oners are quoted by th e war corre
spondence of the B erliner Tageblatt,
in a dispatch under date of November
24, as declaring th a t th e Roumanian
disasters were due to Roumanian un
D isappointm ent was expressed th at
they had not been supplied by the en
tente with sufficient cannon or machine
guns or with other m ilitary m aterial.
Nation-wide prohibition is urged on
congress by the National Grange in
resolutions adopted which asked spe
cifically th a t the D istrict of Columbia
be included in a any National prohibi
Russia officially announces the loss
of the dreadnaught Im p eratritsa Ma
ria. The statem ent reads: “ The R us
sian dreadnaught Im p eratritsa M aria
has been sunk by an internal explosion.
Two hundred of the crew are m issing.”
Population E stim ate Out*
Washington, I). C.—The population
of continental United S tates January
1, 1917, will be 102,826,309, and w ith
its outlying possessions 113,309,285,
the census bureau estim ates, on the
increase shown by the Federal census
of 1900 and 1910.
Treasury departm ent statistician s,
using a different method of calcula
tion, estim ated the population of con
tinental United S tates at 103,002,000