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VOL. XLV-NO. 'JO.
OMAHA, SUNDAY MORNING, OCTOUKU .11, 1015-F1VK SKCTIUXS-n)RTY l'ACHX
SINGLE COrV FIVE CENTS.
DEVI AT START
OF NEW BATTLE
Tells Syracuse that Lies Told About
Him Will Be Downed There
as Everywhere He Has
STUDENTS JOIN IN BIG PARADE
Fifteen Hundred of Them Welcome
Evangelist with Shouts
CAMPAIGN WILL BEGIN TODAY
SYRACUSE, N. Y., Oct. 30. (Spe
cial Telegram.) "Syracuse will do
what Omaha and every decent com
munity does, come to God." These
words uttered by "Billy" Sunday
this afternoon as his train entered
.New York Central depot ushered In
his Syracuse campaign which has as
its slogan, "Win the Vale of Onon
daga for Christ."
Hundreds of cheering enthusiasts
greeted "Billy" and his party on
their arrival from Winona Lake,
Ind., this afternoon. Met by leaders
of the campaign, the Sunday party
pushed their way through Jostling
crowds, fairly fighting their way to
the street to reach the waiting auto
mobiles. Madrnla In Purude.
Wearing arm bands, singing songs and
giving yells Just as If they were cele
brating a foot ball victory. 1.WO uni
versity stutfthts participated In tho
parade. On arrival at their home, the
Sunday party reviewed the parade while
standing on the porch. The bands played '
In front of the residence while under'
tho direction of a choir leader. Hah, j
rah boys cheered tho evangelist to thej
Sunday's first statement to the news
paper men concerned rumors afloat
about him here.
"I like to see any man in the country
step up. to mo and call me a grafter.
What would I do? Just let anyone try
,lt, and see.'
"I don't care what John read (refer
ring to a Metropolitan magailne corre
spondent), I know what John Is, and I
would like to tell him so. He came to
her Housotn "fhlmdelphia, was royally
. entertained and went wy and insulted
very woman In the Party, although lie
had only seen me and Airs. ' Sunday.
Ills lies and the lies of Windle, (refer
ring to the editor of the Iconocast), that
henchman of the whiskey gang, and the
lies of all the rest of the gang, no mat
ter ' where, are uttered, because-they
know I've got 'em on the run.
Peril on Ran in Omaha.
"I've fought them for eighteen years.
And I'll go on fighting them from hell
to breakfast. Omaha knows what I can
So. And I know what Omaha can do and
"It was a hard fight in Omaha, but
God won, and onco carried, Omaha will
land firm. They have prpmlsed me to
keep on making good, and with God's
help, the people of Omaha will , keep
the devil on the run.
The Sunday tabernacle meetlna will
start tomorrow. Nearly all protestant
churches will be closed. There was Just
one discordant note in the Sunday wel
come. The Syracuse Messenger, edited
by the lie v. U. J. KUngensmlth, In the
October number ,out today, said edi
torially: "The church of the Redeemer
will be open during the Sunday revival.
The Lutheran church does not approve
f tho methods of the modern revivalist,
or wandering evangelist. Ours is a
Lutheran congregation, and hence we
cannot consiBtenly take part In the Sun
day revival, nor close our church dur
Americans to Extend
!- p i T" 1 ,1 ' An attack upon the democratic tariff.
H.P.IlfiT 1,0 iOlrlllQ. Criticism of the administration's hand
JAlVllvl LV A u of Ul9 af(alr( , Kurope and Mexico.
' CnarKea that democracy has failed to
WASinNCSTON. Oct. .-Germany has
asked the American commission for re
lief In Belgium to undertake in Poland
relief measures similar to those taken
In Belgium. Officials of the State- de
partment have been Informed that the
commission 'has been told that between
20,0(10.000 and 30,000.000 people In that part
of ,Poland occupied by German troops are
destitute and in dire need. To adequately
care for them would mean. It was said.
an expenditure of approximately $30,000,000
a month. Substantial negotiations are j
. said to be proceeding, despite great dif
ficulties. The Weather
For Omaha, Council Bluffs and Vicinity
K a. in 57 I
5 a. m 66
7 at m M
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9 a. in... (J
10 a. m 63
u a. m t
12 in 7.
1 p. m 75
2 p. in 77
8 p. in., 78
4 i, in 78
6 ;'. m 74 i
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Leva I Kevord.
1915. 1914. 1913. 1312.
.... 74 72 87 41
.... 63 43 19 9
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oo ,uu ,m ,vu
HlKhettt yesterday .
Ijowent yetilerday .
Mean temperature .
lures from the normal
Normal temperatui e
Kxceaa for the day
Total excens since March I..
Normal nreel Dilation
Wflciency for the day
Total rainfall since March l..;.ain,l.
Iteflciency since March I t.M inches
IVflciencr for cor. period. Ial4. 2.0 inches
Jjeficlunoy fur cor. period. lH 6.W inches
Kesxii-ta froa Btatlaas at T I. H.
Station and Stat Temp. High- rtain
of Weather. T p. ni. cm, (bii
OoiiJia. clear ;i .oo
U A. WELSH. Local Forecaster.
"(JUST M U "AS
,cv vis m : v r v, r Mr ami.
Head of Republican Organization Is
sues Statement in Connection
with Call of Committee.
MANY LIGHTNING RODS ARE UP,
NEW YORK, Oct. 30. Chairmen
of both the democrat and republican
national committees last night Issued
calls formeetings in Washington to i
Bplrt rlHea trt h Mmlnr national I
The democrats will meet on De
cember 7, and the republicans De
In addition to Issuing his call. Chairman
Charles Hilies, pf the republican national
committee set forth the probable line of
campaign to be followed by his party.
It will Include:
keep Us promise of an economical ad.
ministration and has tailed to keep Its
liU platform pledgee. Including the de
claration In favor of a single term for
Attacks on the administration s govern
tnent ship bill and other administration
Many LUktalna Hodi I'p.
Mr. llllles declared that there was no
lack of Interest In the presidential race.
Active organisations, he said, are In the
field for Senators Burton, Weeks, Cum
mins, Borah, Smith and Sherman.
Others who have strong following he
said, are Justice Hughes, Klhlu Hoot,
Philander C. Knox, Charles Warren Fair
banks, and Governor Brumbaugh of Penn
sylvania. He also added that he had
positive assurance that former President
William Howard Taft will not consider
another nomination for the presidency.
Besides selecting a convention city, the
republicans will arrange for the appoint
ment of various subcommittees and make
other arrangements for the campaign.
Chicago, St Louis and Dallas have ap
plied for the democratlo convention. The
first two named have offered to meet all
of the expenses of the national 'commit
tee. Pallas has offered the use of an
auditorium and a bonus of SIOO.OOO.
Sink Many German
Ships in Baltic Sea
LONDON, Oct. . The Liverpool Post
publishes a list of twenty German ships,
aggregating more than 28.000 tonnage,
sunk by BrltUh submarines In the
Baltic sea, between October 11 and 13, as
Lulea, Germanla, Director Reppen
hagen, Nicomedla, Walter Leonhardt,
Svanla (or Svanen), Gertrud, Pyrgoa, j
Emgard, Babylon, Pernambuco, Boder-I
hamn, Johannes Russ, Dalarfven, John
Wulf, Klectra. Rendsburg, Glaven and
two bamed Ilernand.
AsSSs" Wf? Aah &. Kg T
FIRST SKIRMISH . .
HEAR AGUA PRIETA
Indications Are that Villa Intends
to Attack the Carranza Gam- -son
from the East.
TJ. S. ARMY IS ON GUARD
WASHINGTON, Oct. 80.- Skir
mishing between Villa and Carrania
forces near Agua Prieta were r
ported today br Major General Funs-
ton. Three hundred Villa ' troops
were attacked at Cabrlllona by a Car
ranza patrol and forced to retreat to
Anavaeachl Pass, west of Agua
The main Villa army camped last night
on the banks of San Bernardino river,
fifteen miles from Slaughter's ranch. In
formation in the possession of Oeneral
Funston led htm to believe that the
army today would march to a point
twelve miles east ot Ague Prieta. The
attack, he said, probably will be from
The position of the main Villa force
was satisfactory to officials ot the War
department for the reason that, barring
accidents, the entire force of Carransa
troops now being transported through
American territory, will have croesed the
border to Agua Prieta before night.
Conditions at Cananea were reported
Improved. General Urbclejo. the Villa
commander. It was said, had promised
to protect railroad and copper company
property here, upon the condition that
work be resumed at the earliest possible
Villa Is Kspecte Soon.
DOUGLAS, Arig., Oct. o. Nigger
Head, a black butte fslntly representing
(Continued on Page Four, Column Three.)
Posthumous Papers Show Bishop
Sacrifices His Life to His Work
As though death itself was powerless
to halt the devoted service of the late
Bishop George Bliler of South Dakota,
several posthumous papers were read at
the session ot the Bplacopal synod of the
Provluce of the Northwest at Its meeting
These papers showed that Bishop Bli
ler had sacrificed his life for his work.
"If I accept roy election and appoint
ment as bishop of South Dakota, I elgn
my own death warrant," he solemnly de
clared to a near friend at the time of
tils election. His prophecy wss true, for
he died October 29 at the age of 40 years.
The papers were read by Rev. Paul
Roberts of Brookings, B. D. There were
oiher speakers to show that Kouth Dakota
Is by far the largest missionary district
In the United States and entirely too
large for one bishop. At the close of the
dlscusalcn the synod voted unanimously
to memorialise the general convention of
the church at Its meeting next year In St.
Louis to appoint an assltant as well as a
SEEN BY THE DEE'S
SUNK IN COLLISION
Mine Sweeper Hythe is Run Down
by Another of His Majesty's
Ships in Dardanelles.
HUNDRED MEN ARE DROWNED
LONDON, Oct. 30. One hundred
men are reported missing after a col
lision between the British auxiliary
sweeper Hythe and another British
warship off the Gallipoli peninsula.
In which the Hythe wag sunk.
The announcement was made today In
an official statement by the British ad
miralty as follows:
"During the night of October 2S-W.
H. M. 8. Hythe, an auxiliary sweeper.
Lieutenant Commander Arthur Bird, was
sunk after being in collision with an
other of his majesty's ships off the
"At the time of the collision she had
on board about 250 men In addition to
Its crew. One hundred are reported
The Hythe wee a merchant vessel
taken over by the British admiralty for
naval uses. It wss a slesmer of 609 tons
gross and was built in 1- at -Dumbarton
Heading? Lamp Hiploaea.
HTBLLA, Neb., Oct. . (Special.) Mr.
and Mrs. Dan Kelly, southeast of Htella,
near Suubert, sustained quite severe
burns at V o'clock last evening, by the
explosion of a large gasoline reading
lamp. They were putting a wick Into
the lamp, and believed It to be entirely
empty of gasoline. Mr. eKIly sustained
burns on the hands, and Mrs. Kelly,
about the face.
bishop for the district of Bouth Dakota.
A letter from the widow of Bishop Killer
was read. In which sne dwelt on the over
whelming labors of her late husband
cgalnst rn enormous tsk.
"It Is accordance with my husband's
wlnh that I urge upon you to elect a
bishop and an assistant to care for the
work In this district, for which my hus
band laid down his life." said the letter
It was shown that there are In South
Dakota, a state notably lacking In rail
road facilities, ten parishes and 133 mis
sionary stations and that over 100 of the
latter are not reached by a railroad.
One Sunday not long before his death
Bishop Bliler visited stations among the
Dakota Indiana, preached seven sermons
lai tbe Dakota language and traveled over
Uaj ....it: by automobile. "1 should give
thrice the time to this work," he said,
"but, alas, there are only 866 days In a
year." At another time he spent forty
hours without sleep In bis labors.
United States Naval Experts Report
on Fragment of War Enpine
Found On Its Deck.
GERMANY WILL BE NOTIFIED
WASHINGTON, Oct. 20. Secre
tary Lansing announced today that
the Navy department bad Indicated
that the fragment of the engine of
war which sank the Allan liner Hes
perian was a part of a torpedo. The
German government hag persistently
denied that the Hesperian was tor
pedoed. In the opinion of United
States naval experts tbe fragment
could not have been a part of a ma
The secretary said tbe result of
the Navy department's Investigation
would Immediately be communicated
either to the German government di
rectly or to Ambassador Bernstorff.
The secretary volunteered 'no Infor
mation regarding what form tbe
communication to the German gov
ernment might take.
Germany has made to tlie United
States a qualified disclaimer of responsi
bility for the sinking of the Hesperian.
In a note to Ambassador Gerard on Sep
tember 14, the foreign office ssld that on
the face of the evidence then at hand.
Germany was satisfied that the Hes
perian was not sunk by a German sub
marine. The fragment rf metal examined by the
Navy department experts wss said to
have been picked from the deck of the
Hesperian after the explosion. The Hes
perian sank early in September off the
Irish coast while making Its way to port
after being disabled by the explosion. The
fragment waa sent to the Stale depart
ment by the American embassy at Don
don. Tbe State department heretofore had
been In doubt regarding the direct cause
of the sinking ot the Hesperian. A num
ber of affidavits from passengers and
officers of the ship have been received
by the State department.
-he signers swore that the ship had
been torpedoed. Two Americans were
aboard. . .
Pirot Falls After
Three Days' Battle
SOFIA. Oct 27. (VI London, Oct .)
Th fall of Plrot this morning (Wednes
day) wss a severe blow to the Serbian
army, since the reduction of this strong
position leave open the road to Nish
and invitee a strong Bulgarian advance
toward the center of old Serbia. The
rapture of Pirot followed three day of
desperate fighting, ending at nightfall on
NEAR AGUA PRIETA
Reinforcement Arriyinj to Assist
in Defense of Town Against .
Army of Villa.
FIFTEEN AMERICANS UNHARMED
DOUGLAS, AM., Oct. SO. Tteln
forcement for the Carrania govern
ment of Ajtua I'rleta, Bonora, across
the border here, probably all will be
here by night In readiness tor the
defense of the Mexican town against
the Villa army, slowly approaching
for battle or siege.
Villa's main army was reported today
by General tulles to have been located
at Corral P Tables, on the San Bernar
dino river about twenty-five miles south
east of here. Oeneil Calles said he did
not expect an attack until tomorrow or
Villa authorities sent word today to
I'nlted States officials here that fifteen
Americans held by Villa troops at HI
Tlare and I'ananea, Bonora, were safe
and would not be harmed The message
said the Americana probably would reach
the border tomorrow, traveling In wagons.
Villa Kmnra March
General Francisco Villa's army resumed
at daylight its march on Agua Prieta,
Sonora, across the border from Tier,
preceded by a cavalry advance guard
which reached a point eighteen miles
east of here.
Scouts of General r. Kllaa Calles, Ca--ranta
commander of Agua Prints, re
ported Villa's troops were hardly abl
to fight and that women and chlldron
composing the customary camp followers
were In a pitiable state.
Villa's main army, which camped last
night In the San Bernardino valley, about
forty miles southeast, began at daylight
Ha slow Journey up the valley.
Five hundred cavalrymen reached
Slaughter's ran oh, eighteen miles rut
along the border, where horses were
turned loose In the alfalfa fields. Fif
teen head of cattle that wandered across
the line from the Amerloan side disap
peared. Their return was not expeotel.
Vlllalatae Near Matlay.
General Calles reported officially today
that a detachment cf SW men sent to
Cabullona yesterday killed twenty men
In the Villa advance guard and scattered
more thsn 1,000 after capturing fourteen.
The prisoners were brought to Agua
Prieta. Cart-ana officials said the men
admitted Villa's army was In bad shape.
They al1 the soldiers actually were
starving and mutinous and that the con
dition of women and children In the
ramp was unfortunate, -
fretachmentl of I'plted States troops
which arrived here last night Joined the
encampment two miles east of the toVn.
Their work In making camp was the only
aotlvlty of the troop, today - except a
parade of the Eleventh. Infantry near the
border. -.4 . .
Two troops of United States cavalry
and a machine gun platoon, were placed
on guard . at Slaughter's . ranch . today 1
aoross the border from Villa's cavalry ad
vance guard. J
Restrict Meat ; ; '
LONDON, Oct. M. German newspapers
publish the schedule prepared by the
German federal council In pursuance ot
the decision to restrict consumption of
meat. The schedule, as forwarded by
Reuter's Amsterdam correspondent, Is as
Mondays and Thursdays: Restaurant
shall offer no meat, fish, fowl or dllhes
cooked In lard, bacon or drippings.
Tuesdays and Fridays: . Butchers shall
sell no raw or cooked meats.'
Saturdays r Pork shall not ba sold.
Thus far the federal council has placed
no restrictions on cooking of meat In
Fined Thousand Each
SAN FRANCI8CO, Oct. SO.-Dr. Thomas
Addi and Ralph K. Blair, both of San
Francisco, convicted of violating the neu
trality ot the United States by conspiring
to hire and recruit men In this country
for th British army, in the Ualted State
district court today were fined 11,000 eaoh.
No prison sentence was Imposed.
King George is
LONDON, Oct. 0.-Klng George, who
wa Injured on Thursday by being thrown
from his horse while reviewing troop tn
th field, continue to Improve. All offi
cial statement Issued today says:
"Th king' condition show further Im
provement. There baa been some sleep
end the pain Is diminishing. Temperature
and pulse ere normal."
Week Biaaias Boy. 1.
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Position of the Little Slaronic King
don is Daily Becoming More
and More Desperate as
Invaders Push On.
BULOARS TAKE MORE TOWNS
Serbians Are in Retreat in Westerly
Direction Alone; the Entire
FRENCH HOLDING STRU1IITZA
PARIS, Oct. 80. The British
troop which were landed at Satonlkt
are aald by the Haras correspondent
there to have received orders from
London to depart for the Serbian
front. The correspondent adds that
a Junction with Serbian troopi al
ready has been effected.
LONDON, Oct. 30. Tha position
of Serbia tft becoming mora desper
ate dally. Nlsh It threatened by the
Bulgarians, while the Austrian! and
Oermana are gradually opening the
way toward the great Serbian arse
nal at Kraguyerats. Roma reports
that the Serbian capital has been re
moved to a "certain point."
' According to the latest official re
ports from Sofia the Serbians are la
retreat In a westerly direction all
along the Bulgarian front. Unoffi
cial dispatches state that a Bulgarian,
officer commanding an advance pa
trol has dined with the Austro-Ger-man
The Bulgarians assert that they are la
possession of Negotln, Brta Palsnka.
Zejecar, KnlnJrata and several village
In the Tlmok valley, which give them
a strategical position of primary Im
portance, The complete capture ot
Plrot I not claimed by the war office
at Sofia, which say the Bulgarians,
after storming the southern fortifica
tions, penetrated the town, where night
put an end to the fighting.
. . Preach' Hold fttramitsa.
With the exception ot the unofficial re.
port that the French are now firmly lit,
possession of Struniltsa, no new has
.been received concerning the military
movement of tbe entente allies in the
Tram : Bulgarian ource admissions'
have been received that the aeaport re
cently bombarded suffered severely. A
Bucharest dlHPatch say that Russian
troops have set salt from Odessa and
Sevastopol for. the Uulgarlan coast.
Along the other fronts severe fighting
Is reported without decisive results. An
Important struggle 1 In progress on th
Austro-Itallan line. Vienna report
Italian, attack! were repulsed after a
The cabinet change In France are
(Continued on Pago Four, Column Three.)
The Day's War News
LARUH RU"IN FORCES are at
tempt a laadla Balararlaa
Black Sea oast, accardlag; to ad
vices received la Berlla. .
UKFIMTK ANNOVNCKMKWT ot the
rap a re af the Serbia a stroaaaald
f HI ret la carried la Iheearreat
atalemeat by lb A'leaaa war ef
FRKMCII HAVH MADE! farther gralaa
la the Artola realea, oreapylaar a
section f Uermaa trcachea at Dot
Km. Ilaeae. They reraised st Grr.
taa attack aear Hill Na. lo,
ataeaat of Roaches. These aa-
- Boaaermeala are made la today'
official statement from Paris.
FOt'R VIOI.RNT reenter attack by
tho Uersaaa aear th aoaltloa of
'La Conrtlne," la tho Chans paa-ae,
where th French made grata yea.
terday( are declared to have beam
completely repnlsed aad all tho
Freach galas retained.
TURKISH TBKHCIIBI near tho tip
of tho Gallipot! peninsula were d.
atroyed by allied fire aad Tarklah.
Vn blew ap aa ammaaltlo
storehouse of th expeditionary
foree, aa official Tarkleh state,
MOKITENKGRIr TROOPS bare taken,
the offensive aaralaat th Austrian
la Boealaf aear the grrblaa bor
der, aad hare Inflicted larao
losses, according to a stntement Is
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