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The Omaha Daily Bee
Advertising i the pendu
lam that keep buying
and nelling in motion.
OMAHA, THUHSDAY MOKNINO, SKITKMKKU MO, 1M5-Fol'UTKKX " lWUEK.
Oa Trains, at Hotel
Mews Steads, ate, 6
N1XM.K OUT TWO CENTS.
LEVEES GO IN
RIVER FLOOD AT
Dikes Eelow City in Lower Missis
sippi Give Way and Houses
Aie Washed Away in
BODIES SIGHTED IN THE STREAM
Ponchartrain Rises Twelve
Peet, with Water Above
SIXTY-MILE WIND IS BLOWING i
MOBILE. Ala., Sept. 29. The1
levees have given way in the lower
Mississippi river below New Orleans.
Hoses huave been washed away and
dead bodies sighted in the stream,
the Southern Pacific liner Creole re-
portde by wireless tonight.
Lake Ponchartrain, near New Or-1
leans, has risen twelve feet because
of the gulf stream, and the water
1b above the sea wall, acording to
Information received here by long
distance telephone this afternoon
from the Associated Press corre
spondent at New Orleans. The cor
respondent reported that automo
biles are taking people into "ew
Orleans from the Lake Ponchartrain
Blows Sixty Miles an Hoar.
The report said that Just before 3
'clock this afternoon the wind came up
at New Orleans, blowing sixty miles on
hour with the barometer at a. 94. Indica
tions at 3 o'clock were that the center
of the storm would pass West of New
"M.lneburg and another town on Lake
Ponchartrain report that the waler is
in the streets." said tho corespondent.
"Six finning schooners have been blown
ashore at Kigolettes. No loss of llf j lias
yet been reported.
"One of the railway car barns in New
OrleanaOrleana has ben b.own down. Sev
eral houses have been unroofed or other
'ISeveral hundred passengers on South
ern Facifio train No
are marooned on a ferry boat below
Avondale, La. The train was due - at
New Orleans at 8 o'clock this mort'ing.
The ferry is stuck on a mud bank and
four tugs are standing by."'
Synod in Session
. . . .
dal Telegram,)-All but a few of thai
pastors of the Nebraska synod (German) ,
f i mvnlu, t .nt Vn.ro n rhr,.h
were present today when the vice presl-
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Rev. Air. Dlerks. of South Auburn, is
detained by sickness. Many laymen are
The feature of the opening session was
Ithe synodical sermon by Rev. Mr. Koolen
of ' Le, A paper by Dr. Wellhauscn of
Norfolk was also taken up today. The
synod continues until Sunday evening and
ill close with an observation of the
silver anniversary of the birth of
synod ln this slate.
from Jury in Suit
MARSHALL, Tex., Sept. 29. Roman
Catholics have been excluded from Jury
service in the suit on trial here today of
Mrs. John Rogers against an Insurance
company for $4,300 on an accident policy
her husband held.
Pntra loat hla life February S ln a
, . . .itL. ui..i, I
PISUU DaiHO, ID WIIIUII TTIUIBIII OmiH, Kll '
antl-Cathollo lecturer, was shot to death
In a hotel. Mrs. Rogers claims her hus
band was accidentally killed.
The trial of George Tier, George Ryan,
John Copeland and Harry Winn, charged
with the murder of Black, haa been set
for December 14.
Forecast for Thursday:
For Omaha, Council bluffs and Vicinity
Tempers! ore a
j . ,n Jt
7 a. ra...
I a. m..
Y a. m..
11 a. in..
1 p. m .
2 p. m..
3 p. ni..
4 p. ni..
6 2- "
6 :. in..
7 p. m..'
5 p. m..
Loe- I R-rord.
191i. Id!' 1911 Mil
Highest yesterday t.i ki W 63
Lowest yesterday il u) M
Mean temperature - i &8 4ti
Precipitation T ." .12
Temperature and precipitation depar
tures from the normal:
Normal temperature bl
liefldenry fur the day 1
Total deficiency rtnee. March 1 404
Normal precipitation n inch
Iieflciency for tl e diy in(.
Total rainfall sine M rch 1 .... 24 :-4 i m ii-a
Deficiency since March 1 4'.' I ich
Ieficlerioy, cor. period. It It ... 4 12 iul,es
Deficiency cor. period, Ul3 5 Uictu s
Hrpurta from stailons at T V. M.
fetation and State Temp. High
of Weather. 7 p. in. et.
revenue, ruining :oi
Davenport, ciear Si
Itniir, ru.mng ti
lies Moines, cloudy i
lada, iiu. nart cloudv.. .r4i
Lander, clear 51
Noitli Platte, cloudy M
O-ruiia. clear 61)
Pueblo, cloudy 50
P.id City, cloudy 52
Hill Lake City, clear ... iji
riiiita re, pan rio'iuy..,
t nrr dan. part cloudy.... :
Hou t'Uy, clear i
Valentine, clear ij
"T" Ind 'rai-e of brer I oil a Mon.
1 A. WELSH. Local Forecaster.
MAN OF FAITH MAKES
RUN ON HIGH GEAR
"Billy" Sunday Has Word to Say to
Those Who Criticise Methods
TO REPEAT "COMING OF CHRIST"
:90 a. m. Central High tcbool fill'
Bible olaaa, First MCsthoSlst ohnrott.
xi a. m. to A p. m. Basins! womsn'a
meeting- and luach, 1809 rarnam sirsst.
, Kiss lUlisr.
' IS noon Shop rcsetlnrs.
S p. m. Son 1st at the Taier,iaols.
I a p. m. Withers' club meeting. City
I mission. Mrs. Astsr.
J p. m. Tabernacls B.bls olass. Miss
3 p. m. Maids' moating, T. W. C. A.
3:15 p. m. Bou'.h Bide Mlgh school
Jflrls, First Presbyterian church. Miss
3:46 p. m. Soys' and girls' meeting,
First Frosbytarlaa char en, Council
Blnff. MiSS Gamlin.
i i.ju p. m. soil' ana nris' meet is a-.
First Christian ohuroh, Council Binfis.
7:30 p. m Sunday at the Tabsrnaola.
7:30 p. m. Meetlnjr for young pbouI.
' TlMt "
counou Bluffs. Miss Gamlin.
8 p. m. Bible class, OUrst Baptiit
! urcb- Mlaa lax.
A aood deal of fun was Injected
into the sermon at the tabernacle
yesterday afternoon by "Billy" Sun
day's inimitable mimicry of the
grumblers and complalnors and the
do-nothings In the church. He
grimaced and struck attitudes and
wheozed In his speech as he imitated
these cuniberers of the religions
ground. He rcicked the people who
complained about Joshua, the com
mander of the eJws, and he shot the
arrows of his sarcasm at the modern
representatives of the ancient
"knockers." From these, he turned
to the people of deep faith
"The man of faith In God doesn't sag
in tho middle," Mr. Sunday asserted.
"Ho keeps on high gear; he has a song
In his religion, fire in his blood and ce
ment In his backbone. He knocks the ball
over the fence in the last Inning, with
the score tied, two out, two strikes and
three bals called, and he ulna."
In his category of grumblers iWr. Sun-
,day humorously aooxtrophlzcd those who
complain against tabernacle methods
No Black Tie Here
"We have a chorus of l.jiiO instead of
a quartet, and the preacher here doesn't
I wear a long, black cout and a black tie
j And in "proof of the last" statement,
I "Billy" flung wide his sack coat and.
with a wide grin, revealed himself Inno-
wis, v iviiv pypumr I'd. run Buppcrit-r.
"T?,lwany' thurch ""," h W:
,donl.k,low mon ' aospel they
t,Jkn .the town PumP kr"" lut
the te8le of water."
Anrntint. nf him wri. . is .. . t
r " . " " " "'J
Coming of Christ." which i, ni .-k i
rh, Fr,dtty afttrnoon ",d eve"" m;: i
jSunday asked all who can to come to the :
jafto';nton ervice and remain away in the
c.-uuifc, su u lit iet as many as possible 1
hear the sermon. Ha ,a.rti i,, h ,
may repeat other sermons twice in one ;
day for the same rcaann. i
..T! "ilcot f"nday was
vrr. unctuous are Deing laKen this
week only on Wednesday and Friday, as
tne budget has nearly been met.
Bombs to Be Thrown
Into Omaha from a
Balloon Each Day-
All Omaha will probably be looking
skyward this afternoon, shortly after 4
o'clock, and each day hereafter, weather
permitting, while the Ak-Sar-Hen carni
val continues. A big free attraction. In
the way of a balloon ascension and bom-
bardment of the city, will be at avert each
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iiciiiimu uj uauuuuioi iiunuey ana an paraue win oe neia next Tuesday after
assistant. , noon, the gorgeous electrical parade oo
The big gas bag will ascend over the j curs next Wednesday evening ' and the
city from near the carnival grounds, j coronation bail on Friday night of next
While In the air, the balloon men will i week. A special attiactlon of note. In
drop harmless but spectacular bombs
down upon the city, so the stunt will
partake of the exciting nature of an
aerial raid upon Omaha by some hostile
Auother free attraction at the carnival
will be a big government dirigible bal
loon, which the board of governors se
cured fiom the I' uked States army sig
nal corps. It wtll be Inflated wl.h gas
and wlU be moored on the carnival
grounds, so that every visitor may view
it closely, without charge. The dirlg.bie
la cigar shaped and over 10u feet long.
nn C? ntt imv. 1 i fro,u f,'liahle ""rce in Sofia. The rea
jarS aS ioOUVenirS ,on "lv,n officially Is a divergence .f
' ! views of Internal questions, but the real
OA V 1 VTlilVIn T ... .mi M'l .
Carransa' commander at Las' PeUdo.J
Uexico, headed the attacking patty of
Mexicans who crossed the border 1 at
Friday night and in a fight with Ameri
can soldiers captured Trooper Kicha'-d
Johnson, whom they shot and then muti
lated by taking h!a head and ears for
souvenirs, it was reported today to
southern department headq 'alters by
Captain Frank R. McCoy.
Guad ilupe Cuellar, a Mexican, who aaid
he was one of the attacking party, giva
the details of the fight to Captain Mc
Coy in a sworn statement.
Ri?.:Talk with Wireless
Across the Continent
WAHlllN'mMV. S'pt. . Wireless tel-
ephone commi-nication across the cnl-
nent .mhii.hHi f.,r thm firat iim.
today when exiwrlments extending oxer'
several months culmir.ted in aues'ul
traiisiiilsaions of the human voice by
T: dio from the sreat naval Dlant at
to the station at Mane
! Itlatid. Cal., 2.&0U miles away.
KINO ALPHONSO OF SPAIN, inspecting the battleship
"ALPHONSO XII" at Bilboa as part of his country's
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, ill urn jJ
KING AK SWINGS
Big Fall Festival is Now On in Full
Force and All is Ready for the
SHOWS ARE ALL IN PLACE
At 1 : SO o'clock yesterday afternoon
the band on the main entrance arch
struck up a lively tune, the turnstiles
began to click and Kins Ak-Sar-
j Ben's twenty-cecond annual fall fea-
ivili WBa fnrmallv
llYla was lormany
the 0,,en,ng of the carn,val "rounds
at Fifteenth and Howard streets,
Four 80ild blocks of big nhovrs and
. . , A., i
attractions comprise the carnival this
yeftr. It extends along Fifteenth
street, from Howard to Leavenworth
8treets, with the main entrance at
. tI . . .
Flfteentb and Howard Streets.
South Side" entrance at Sixteenth
and Jones, and several convenient
Although they did not arrtw and lgin
to "set up" until morning, the Combined
Wortham Shows, the chief attractions
on the King's Highway, were all ready
for business by afternoon. They offer
a larger amount and variety of enter
tainment than the carnival baa ever had
Kxpect Blar Crowds.
Prospects sre good for record-breaking
crowds to attend the fall festivities this
year, which will continue until after Sat-
urdav nf nni ark Tha Ki ri ....i.
" - " ..w .ivini .urn
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connection with the festival, will be the
concert by the famous Boston Symphony
orchestra at the Auditorium Thursday
night of next week.
Iecoratlons and lighting effects In tha
(Continued on Page Two, Column One.)
Divides on Question
of Foreign Policy
PAniS. Sept. 29. A llavaa dispatch
from Athens says. "The Bulgarian min
isters of finance snd commerce have re-
l signed, according to a report received
cauf.e Is the complete disagreement of
''f Um-t memtH-r. with Premier lud-
tos'avoff on the policy to tie followed in
view of the determined attitude of
"King Ferdinand granted an audience
to Former Premier Mullnoff, leader of
the party favorable to Russia and asked
him. It is understood, to form a new
Dad Weaver Buys
First Ticket to
the Big Carnival
"Dad" Weaver had the honor of buy-
Iriff I ho firmt Bf mluHlnll ,l,.l,l m-l, lh.
. " -. ....
;Ak - Sar - pen carnival was opened to
the public yesterday. Superintendent
Fred bchamel was second, Charles
i "Velle" l,ardner was third and Ir-aUlMiil
Kverett Buckingham of the Ixjard of gov-
ernors as fourth- Tl four lined up at
the main ticket window aome time before
the gates opened, so aa to head the
crowd that pressed In when tne turn
stiles began to click at 139 o'clock.
UP RURAL SCHOOL
Issue that is Creating Much Inter
est . is Topic on Floor of the
- ' - Farmers' Congress.
IMPROVEMENTS MUST BE MADE
State Superintendent of Instruc
tion A. O. Thomas wants a high
school within reach of every boy and
girl In every rural district ln the
state of Nebraska. Addressing the
Farmers' National Congress, ln ees-,
sion at the Hotel Home, he pointed
out that there are 600 school dls- J
tricts ln the state ln which from one I
, . ... . . , .
to three children only are taught
But better conditions are com-!
lng," be said, "and we now have 1
high school branches taught our ,
combination schools so that at the 1
present time upward of 3,000 rural .
children are getting the high school '
"I raise my voice for an equal
chance for the country boy and girl !
with the city boy and girl In school
facilities. I want the people next to
the soil to have an opportunity."
W. H. Campbell of Clarks, Neb., chair
man of the educational committee, opened
tha atscusslou on . tho rural school prob
lem. Me p iiuted out that while tha Im
migrant child, whether Greek or Slav,
white or black, ln the city has the oppor
tunity of getting the highest education ;
from the free lilgli schools and other ln- :
stltutlons In the city. The son and
daughter of the pioneers who battled and
conquered the soil ln the early days, has :
no such opportunity so long as high
school facilities are not provided for Uicm
on tha farm.
Brighter Day la Da 1
"But a brighter day Is dawning," h !
aid. "The eo le of the rurul districts
are determined to do what they long
axo should have done, work out our own
problems for better rural schools. We
have said and we now repeat, "Either the 1
(Continued on Page Eleven, Col. Two.)
Go Abroad to Work
NEW YORK. Sept. .-At least If :
American machinists engaged In all parts
of the country sre leaving New Yol k '
i ach v eek to wtrk in the m-ml lens plarts
ot the European belligerent, si-cording .
to Information obtain at tha offices of tho
International Association of Machinists :
here. The competition of Great Britain I
and Russia In employing American ina- '
rhinlsta is said to have driven the wages 1
of such mechanics to tha highest point 1
yet known. j
Kngltah works. It wss stated today, are I
paying from 128 to ftt a week to ni- !
chanlca. American manufacturers of war
munition for the a.H.-s are sitd to be
paying as high as 17 or S a day.
ALLEGED BOOTLEGGERS j
HEL0J3Y UNCLE SAM
MASON CITY. la.. Sept. fc.-Speclal.)
Deputy Revenue Collector O. N. Net-1
ser, accompanied by Chief of Police Max!
Gorman and Policeman Mason, took j
seven alleged violators of the liquor law
to Fort Dodge yesterday on charges of
selling without a government license. .
In the party were George Feuerecker. II.
Kappa. Bert SHithard, Horace Uruns.
Oeorge Karanla, John Kalfes and John
Kajokls. Nappa, Suthard and Bruna
gave bonds for appearance, but the oth
ers were unable to do so and remain in
Berlin Official Report Announces
Territory Taken by British
in France Has Been
FRESH ATTACKS ARE REPULSED
French Attempts to Break Through
Teuton Lines Said to Be
WAVE AFTER WAVE BREAKS
BKIILIN, Sept. 29. (Via Lon -
con.) itecapture irom tne iiriuso
of part of tne territory won from tno
Germans north of Loos was an
nounced today by the war office.
French attacks losir Kouchns and Ke
vin ;ir, puli I to have l.ovu "jortly le
pulncil." In the Champagne district French at
ten it to break through the German lines
are said lo have hreti nuance sf ul.
T!'e tit f the statement follows:
"Western theater: The enemy's at
tempts to iTeak through our lines con
tinued with bitterness In the present
region of attacks. A counter attack fol
lowing another fruitless Krltish attack
led to the recapturing of iatt of the
territory we abandoned north of Loos.
"A fierce Urttlali attack from the ro
glon of Loos broke down with heavy
"Repeated and stublorn French attacks
in the reKlon of Souches and Neuvllle
were partly repulsed by strong counter
"In Champagne also attempts of the
enemy to break through our lines -were
unsuccessful. The only result has been
that the enemy has not yet been driven
out of our trenches again northwest of
Kouchea, extending over a distance of
"Constantly advancing waves of French
attacking troops broke down before the
"The enemy Incurred heavy losses
during often reocated storm attacks
sgiUnst the hills at Masalgea. Tho hills j10""
havo been maintained by our troops with- limlnm In artota lHstrlrt.
out a brvak. Attempts of the French to' "ln tho Artols district the progress re
recapturo trenches which they lost at La ; ,,urted yly to tho east of Bouchos
Fllle Morte failed. The number of prls- co""'iued and in Ihe course of last night,
oners hss been Increased iflr a stubborn engagement, we reached
"The heavy tosses which the enemy In- hlli No- m lh" culminating point of the
curred during often repeated storm at-. cm,U of V,,ny ttn1 M' orchards to Ilia
tacks ...m.t tb. hill, .i m..i. "uth t this point The number of un
til violation. The hills have been main
tained by our troops without a break.
Attempts of the French to recapture
trenches which they lost at La Fllle
. , . it . , .
Morte failed. The number ot prisoners
' M-rUnuer,, ko Urttlsta 'rnptww11,irTr)rar5'f pt.,v,,iers last evening, iclv
were .hot . down. Tb. occupants wra l M Tllop8 no otnef ,n.
made I'rl-ohcrs. .,,.., P"rtant action on tha remainder of tb
"Eastern theater: Army of Field Mar-! front ,
snai von iiinuenDerg: Tne attacg soutn- j
west of Pvlnak haa advanced as far aa
the region of .Lake Sweiiton, south of
Lake Lrla.tlata, and at t'osiawy cava
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"After having effectively supported the
operations of General von Elchorn by
advancing against the flank of the rnemv,
our cavalry left the district near anj
east of Vtlclka. The enemy remained In-
active west of Vllelka. A column of tti
enemy, which advanced in cautiously was
dispersed by our artillery. Between Smer
gon and Wlachnew our troops are ad
"Nothing of Importance ha happened
in connection with the operations of the
armies of Trince Leopold, and Field
Marshal Von Mackensen.
"Army of General Von Linlngaen: The
Russians hsvc been driven behind Kor
mln and Putllowka."
Testify in Caplan
and Schmidt Trials
L08 ANOELBH. Cal., Sept . Doubt
if Or tie McManigal, confessed dynu.
mlter and witness against tha McNam
ara brothers, would testify In the trlils
of Mstthew V. Schmidt and David Cao
lan, charged with murder In connection
with the dynamiting of the ijom Angeles
Times building in 1W0, was dispelled t
dsy when he conferred for several
hours with representatives of the dls.
trlet attorney's of'tce. McManigal ha
just returned from Honduras In coin
psny with a Los Angeles detective.
Schmidt's trlsl will begn Monday. More
than loo wtnesses have been summoned
for the prosecuton.
Reaches New York
NEW YORK. Sept. .-Swedish neu
trality is being enforced to the extent
that American Red Cross surgeons serv
ing with the Russian army are not per
mitted to cross the border in Russian
uniform, according to Dr. Dean F. Wlnnn
of At'anta, (la . a Red Cross surgeon who
arrived here today on tha steamship
l ulled States from Copenhagen.
Bishop John L. Nuelsen of the Metho
dist Episcopal church. In charge of mis
sion work In Europe, wss among ths
passengers. He said he was going to at
tend the conference of Methodist bishops
to be held at Han Diego. Cat., In October.
Th Vnlted Mates, after leaving Copen.
hagen, was held up and taken Into Klik.
wall by a Brit sli cruiser and detained
there for thirty-seven hours while her
pspers were exemined.
Lincoln to Have New
I From a taff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN. Neb.. Sept. .-Speclal Tel
egram.) Lincoln will have a I 'Mvi office
and store building. Articles of incorpora
tion for this amount were fil'd her)
this afternoon. The Incorporators aro W.
B. Sharp. Y.. J. Ilatner. F. M. Tyrrell,
Cliurlra Stuart, II. E. Sidles and Hum
Foster, at lof Lincoln, and Frank tl.
rbarp and A. G, Peterson of Aurora.
The building will hf located at Tenth
and O streets, eight stories, soxUJ feet.
LOSSES AT 120,000
French Official Review of Situation
Says Teuton Loss Exceeds
Three Army Corps.
MORE ADVANCES IN ARTOIS
PAKia, Sept. 2!. German casual
lie In the recent offensive of the
French and British, Including killed,
wounded and prisoners, were given
, officially by the French war office
i today hs In excess of the sireuath of
I three army corps (more than 120, 000
j There is no Interruption of tho
i fljfhtlng In Champagne.
1 rrogress of the French In the Ar-
North of Masslges, the war office
tts, 1,000 Germans surrendered.
Test of Ulllrrarnt.
The text of the communication follows:
"The reports which are coming to hand
make It possible to record each day more
I fully the Importance of the success ob
! talned by our recent offensive movement
in the Champsgtie district, combined with
that of tho silled tiuops In the Arte l
"The Germain have not only been com
pelled to abandon along an extensive
front certain positions strongly en
trenched, in the defense of which they
had been ordered to resist to the very
end, but they have suffered InssVa, the
total of which In killed, wounded and
prisoners amounts to more thsn the ef
fective strength of three army enrivs
(li'O.iiOO men). The total number of pria-
' oners Is at the present time In excess of
X.1,000 men; the number of cannon brought
to our rear la snventy-nlne. Seventeen
thousand and llfty-flve private soldiers
and 313 officers taken prisoner by us al
ready have gone through the town of
Chalons on their way to the points where
, they are to be Interned.
"Organized efforts are at present under
way to clear up the field of battle and
to take definite count of the arms of all
kinds and of the war material which the
haa been compelled to abandon
wounded prisoners mado by us in the
course of this fighting Is more than 300.
"In the Champagne district the fight
ing is going cn wlhout respite along the
uiiiue num. ill m II-HIUII 111 Ills llui III
- , .
"The enemy has bomlarded violently
lour trtincho to the north and to the
'south of the Alsne, in the regions of the
I ft. Mard forest of Trc-yon and of Vallly.
w respoiidod to this flra with energy."
Stato Arranges for
Witness, He Asserts
INDIANAPOLIS. Ind., Sept. 29. That
the state paid a witness' hotel bill and
engaged a woman who visited his room,
was the testimony of Charles W. Clark,
at the trial today of Mayor Joseph K
Bell, charged with election conspiracy.
Clark was a witness for the state last
week and was recalled for further cross-
examination over tha objection of tho
On his direct examination Clark aald
when he went to vote in the Eighth pre
cinct of the Third, where the state
charges there was much fraud, he found
that his name had already been voted.
The witness said an attache of tha
prosecutor's office brought him to the
city from Cumberland, this county, the
dsy before he testified. He suid a talr
of trousers were purchased for him and
that ha was taken to a couple of shows.
"Then he took me to a hotel for tho
night," continued the witness. "Thre I
met a woman. I told her I did not have
any money, but she said it was already
Four Inquiries Into
Disaster at Ardmore
Are Now in Progress
AltliMOHK, Okla., Sept i9.-Four
sepai-ate Investigations were under wsy
here today In an attempt to fix the blame
for Monday's gasoline tank car explosion
which cost the Uvea of forty-seven per
sons and property loss of mora than
Tha state corporation commission was
Investigating charges that tha explosion
was caused by the negligence of tlut Gulf,
Colorado A Santa Fe railroad; the state
fire marshal's department waa attempt
ing to determine the cause of the general
conflagration which followed the ex
plosion; city officials were engaged In
taking the general testimony of wltnesies
uid a coroner's Jury wss holding an In
quest over Uie deaths of the forty-seven
persons who were killed.
Only one of the dead l as not been iden
tified. Physicians say there ara still
thrc Injured persons In hoepltala who
probably will die.
Refused by Board
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN. Sept. . (Special.) The
State Railway commission todsy entered
an or.b r In the complaint filed by citi
xens of Dorchester, asking for better pas
senger service. The commission found
(Uat t lie Burlington should Install tights
at the depot and station grounds, but de
nied the reipiest o stop the br mfch trains
at lMrchexter or to Install warning bells
or employ a flagman at the Weshingloa
LINE NEAR LOOS
Field Marshal French Says that the
Immediate Success Will Be
Pushed to a Really De
FRENCH ACTIVE IN CHAMPAGNE
German Offensive in Argonne Ap
parently Unable to MaEe Any
AUSTRIANS RETAKE LUTSK CITY
Bl LI.ETI '.
PARIS, Sept. 29. Coutinuoua
fighting has been in progress all day
on the heights between Souchea and
Viny, where the allied forces have
maintained all their positions, ac
cording to the official communica
tion issued by the French war office
LONDON, Sept. 29. The British,
are battering the third line .of the
Germans ln the vicinity of Loos. The
French are maintaining their offen
sive In Champagne. The Germans
in the Argonne apparently have been
Unable to make Important gains and
have refrained from infantry attacks.
This sums up briefly the situation Id
the west as seen in London today.
No great change in conditions li
shown, but England attaches high
Importance to Indications that the
offensive movepient of the Alllos la
not to be 'relaxed, as waa predicted
ln some quarters. A short breathing
spell has been succeeded by the hard
est pressure on German positions at
the points weakened or shattered by
the allied rush.
Will (Continue Pressure.
That it is the Intontlon to maintain this
pressure is indicated by a telegram from
Field Marshal French in tha i.,.
of London, thinking him for his message
oi Kooaj will. The British commander
added that the mrasaga encouraged his
troops "to push , the immediate success;
to a really dcclslv Issue." This leads
tha publiu to belleva thr i. . t.
. t ...... w tm iav
stalemate, such as followed tha battle of
ftemme ciiapclle, but that with ' new
British forces In ths f..M .ni .mi ......
Plies of ammunition. General Joffre and
.cm . -MOJsiial FrencM plan a. real twt
whotlier German resistance in Franca and '
Belgium can be broken.
Aaatrlans Retake I.atk.
Russia, though encouraged by the
progrt ss of Its allies in the west, haa n.
beau doing So well In th a...
The Austrian have stemmed the Rus
sian advanco In southern Poland and re
taken Lutsk. The Germans ara renowln
the great movement against Dvlnsk. . ,
B'ligarla boa not replied to Foreign.
Secretary tl rev's "fronriiv i,nim....
but siaciul dispatches from Athens arid
omer points say a change la noted at
Sofia and that events ar mi i. ni.i
to lake a turn unfavorable
Rumor Kaiser Will
to the West Front
LONDON, Sept. 20. German newspapers)
today announced that two general, unnamed.-have
been dismissed -from Ger
man commands In tha western war son
In connection with the recent setback at'
the hands of tha French and British, o
cordlng to a dispatch from Amsterdam
to the Exchange Telegraph company.
It la probable, the dispatch adds, that
a new German commander-ln-chlat of the
western armies soon will be appointed.
In tlits connection tha name of Field Mar
shal von Hindenburg la mentioned.
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