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VOL. XL VI NO. 63.
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BY RUSS ARMY,
IT IS REPORTED
Many Prisoners Captured
When City Recently Seized
by Turks Falls Into
FRENCH TROOPS WINNING
Gallic Forces Complete Occu
pation of Haurepas and
BULGARS MOVING AHEAD
Petrograd, Aug. 24. (Vii London.)
Russian forces operating in south
ern Turkish Aremnia have-re-occupied
Mush, captured by the Turks on
August 8, says an official communi
cation issued by the war department
tonight. The statement adds the Rus
sians captured 2,300 prisoners.
Paris, Aug. 24. French troops to
day completed the occupation of
Maurepas and carried their line 200
meters beyond the town on a front
of two kilometers, according to to
Sofia, Aug. 24. (Via London, 6:30
p. m.) Bulgarian troops advancing
on the western end of the Macedonian
front defeated the Serbians and com
pelled them to retreat, the war office
Berlin, Aug. 24. (By Wireless to
Sayville.) "The prevailing opinion in
political circles in Berlin regarding
the operation against General Sar
rail's forces in Macedonia." says the
semi-official Overseas News agency
today, "may be condensed into the
statement that the movement is an
'offensive defense.' "
"As a matter of fact," adds the news
agency, "General Sarrail's army has
been shelling for months Bulgarian
villages and lands where Bulgarian
crops were growing and the only
means to bring about a change was to
drive this army from its position.
Therefore, the present operation is
directed not against the sovereignty
and territorial rights of Greece, but
rather to defend them against Gen
eral Sarrail, who was continually vio
lating territorial rights by making
Greek soil a base for military opera
tions." The5trum river follows an ir
regular course through northeastern
Greece, cutting across the open coun
try along the northern shore of the
Aegean sea. Bulgarian forces ap
peared in this region last week and
took up defensive positions along the
river. They met with no opposition
from the entente forces, as this region
is some distance east of the old bat
tle line. Several Greek forts were
occupied and the Bulgarians threw
up entrenchments. The importance
of this line lies in the fact that it
shuts off the allies from the easiest
route into Bulgaria.
Holds Up Proposal
to Sell West Indies
Copenhagen, Aug. 24. (Via Lon
don.) The Landsthing sat jn com
mittee this afternoon and adopted a
resolution that if the sale of the Dan
ish West Indies cannot be postponed
until after the war, the question shall
be settled by general elections. The
resolution was adopted, 39 to 7. Three
TTtpmhrrs rpfrained from voting and
thirteen were absent. This resolution
will be submitted formally to the
Landsthing tomorrow at an open
King Christian received the leaders
. of the various parties today and
thanked them for the offer to form a
coalition cabinet, although he said he
regretted he had been unable to do so.
London, Aug. 24. The Danish
Landsthing has rejected the proposal
to sell the Danish West Indies to the
United States, says a Reuter dispatch
For Nebraska Fair; not much
change in temperature.
Temperature! mt Omaha Ymterdar-
6 a. m 65
7 a. m 66
I'll! H A. m. 73
MB p. m 89
p. m. 17
7 p. m 83
7 p. m.
Gompsratlve Local Keoord.
1916. 1915. 114. 1U.
Highest yeiterday 95 70 85 to
IfOwettt yesterday .... 64 54 69 66
Mean temperature . . 80 62 72 78
Precipitation 00 .00 .00 .00
Ttmpertvture antjtrflclpttatlon departure
-frum the normal:
Normal temperature 73
xcm (or the day 7
Total exceat since March 1 278
Normal precipitation .......... .13 Inch
Deficiency for the day u t,.tJi
Total r. if all since March 1.... 1.35 Inches
Deflcleuuy sine March 1 9.79 Inches
Excess for cor. period, 1915 71 Inch
Deficiency for cor. period, 1914.. 6.18 Inches)
Mrport from b tattoos at 7 r. M.
BUtlon and Stmts Temp. High- Rain
of Weather. 7 p. m. est.
Cheyenne, part cloudy.. 74
Davenport, clear 84
Denver, cloudy ........ 76
Dea Moines, clear ,
Dodge City, clear 84
Lantter, cloudy 80
Nrth Platte, clear .... 82
Omaha, clear , it
Pueblo, cloudy 76
Rapid City, clear 71
Salt Lake City, clear.... 84
Santa Fe, cloudy 68
Sheridan, part cloudy., 9ft
Sloua City, clear 79
Valentine, clear 71
WNffl OF TROT
Missouri Mare Captures Last
' Two Heats in Great
LOWERS FAVORITE COLORS
L. A. WELSH, Ueteorolofl.l
BY RUSSELL PHELPS.
Miss Pinkerton, a fast, but not way
ward, daughter of Mr. Pinkerton, is
some traveling lady.
She demonstrated the fact in a con
vincing manner by getting a strangle
hold on the victor's wreath in the
classic race in Thursday's Great
Western Circuit card at the Omaha
speedway the 2A7 trot, Ak-Sar-Ben
purse of $2,000.
Heralded as the prime favorite on
the night before the race, but usurped
as the apple of the dopesters' eyes by
the Oklahoma mare, Alice Arion,
shortly before the initial heat, Miss
Pinkerton plucked victory from chaos
when she showed a wonderful return
of form and romped away with the
last two heats after allowing three
other trotters to proceed, her to the
wire in the first one.
Alice Arion the Favorite.
It was all Alice Arion when the
field got the call for the day's big
purse race a race in which eight star
trotters were to be turned to battle
for the largest prize ever hung up in
Nebraska, with ' the exception of a
pacing number, Wednesday, when a
like sum was offered.
Besides the offspring of Arion, and
Miss Pinkerton, three other muchly
feared trotters California B., Great
Northern and Wildwood Boy
donned colors and started scoring
with any number of well-posted turf
men favoring one of them to arrive
home a winner.
His lines wrapped in a confident
way, one Earl Beezley, a daring reins
man, feared by the best of harness
pilots, urged California B. out in
front; it appeared for a time that the
Nebraska gelding was destined to
trot a spectacular mile to a win, but
the animal went up and was soon
hopelessly out of it.
Mare Wins First Heat.
Alice Arion's driver, with the skill
of the old campaigner, got his hope
ful out in the major domo's zone and
the hat was over in 2:12!4, with the
California trotter, Great Northern,
tearing under the wire les than a
short breath later. , .
An Iowa starter, Sir McKerron. led
Miss Pinkerton in the brush for third
place in the heat.
The field figured in a royal fight
right at the jump-off of the second
heat, Great Northern breaking, how-
-I . .U. timo that" MISS
ever, kudui uib bh ...... - -
Pinkerton showed her known speed
and trotiea euT-ui i"
van of the bunch. -
Trotting like a well-regulated
grandfather's clock, Miss -Pinkerton
made it too tough for the rest ot
them, winning the heat in 2:14.
Fracas on Lower Turn.
A merry row broke on the lower
turn in the second heat when John
McQuaig, Alice Arion's pilot, and
Reinsman Ward of Great Northern
got too close to each other to further
maintain dove-like relations. Accord
ing to Ward, McQuaig h't Great
Northern; but when they had both
finally told their troubles to Starting
Judge Oliver Lehman, that august
gentleman nicked Ward's bank roll
$25 worth, because the latter used
his whip too freely, and then un
seated Alice Arion's driver.
When the smoke of the tilt had
cleared it was seen that Wildwood
Boy had been awarded second place,
with Great Northern in third position
and California B, fourth. Alice Arion
was relegated to the cellar for foul
driving. .... ,
Henry Thomas crawled into Alice
Arion's sulky and at first glance the
fight for honors in the third and de
ciding heat was on.
Unable to Score.
But Alice Arion, with Al Thomas'
son driving her, couldn't score; after
a few attempts the powers that be
in the judges' stand got their heads
together and decided that Ward
would have to decorate himself with
the mare's cojors again.
The announcement to this effect
precipitated an outburst of applause
and a wave of cheering from the
large crowd, for, despite the fracas,
it wanted the drivers that started the
race to finish it.
Miss Pinkerton tucked her royal
nose into the air, dived out in front
and led the front rank's division in
a sensational finish, Alice Arion close
at her heels and Great Northern third,
with California B, fourth.
Nip and Tuck Finish.
The nip and tuck dash under the
wire was as exciting as any finish of
the local Great Western circuit meet
ing thus far and gave many on old
time horseman, and a host of younger
ones, the "thrill that comes once in a
La Belle Online, after finishing sec
ond in the first heat, copped two
firsts in the next two heats in the 2:15
pace, Stock Yards purse of $500, and
won first money; Baxter Lou getting
second coin, and Major Hardy, third.
The time in each heat was good:
2:1254, 2:2'A and 2:1154.
Peter Billiken won first money in
the 2:11 trotting class, Slks club purse
of $500, with Mightellion second, and
Ten G, third.
Garrity, driven by Dr. Grant Wil
liams, captured the special race half
mile heats for amateur drivers.
Trust Company at
Pittsburgh, Pa., Aug. 24. The Cen
tral Trust company of Pittsburgh
was closed today by order of the
state banking, department, an an
nouncement posted on the door giv
ing bad loans and overdrafts as the
cause. In its last report to the bank
ing commissioner the company re
ported total deposits as $561,3.54. Ihe
bank, which had a capital of $150,000,
was located in the wholesale produce
district, and its business was almost
exclusively among commission men.
UPON ITS WAY
Second German c.-vine
Said to Be.v'-few
Days' ? , v of Its
DEUTSCHLAND BACK HOME
Second Subsea Starts for the
United States Soon as First
Reports Its Safety.
KOENIO IS FETED AS HERO
London, Aug. 24. The German
submarine Bremen, reported to be
proceeding to the United States, is
well on its way, according to an Ex
change Telegraph dispatch frem Co
penhagen. The dispatch, says Alfred
Lohmann, head of the German Navi
gation company, which owns the Bre
men, asserts he has received a mes
sage from the submarine, and that it
will arrive in America in a few days.
London, Aug. 24. The departure
for America a week ago of the Ger
man submarine Bremen is reported
in a dispatch from Bremen, as for
warded from The Hague by the Ex
change Telegraph company. It is
said the owners of the Deutschland
and the Bremen received word seven
days ago of (lie progress being made
by the Deutschland on its return
voyage, and it was not until they
had obtained this information that
they permitted the Bremen to depart.
The Deutschland tookjthe same
route on both its voyages, the dis
patch says, returning to Germany by
the North Sea. Captain Paul Koe
nig of the Deutschland is being feted
as a national hero, .and has been sum
moned to Emperor William's head
quarters to report on his voyage.
The Deutschland returned home
slightly damaged, according to an Ex
change Telegraph dispatch from The
Hague, which says this information
is contained in a telegram from Bre
men. Another Confirmation.
Reports of the return of the Ger
man submarine Deutschland from the
United States are corroborated in a
telegram received at Amsterdam from
Bremen as forwarded by Reuter's
correspondent. According to this in
formation the Deutschland traveled
4,200 miles on its homeward voyage.
At the beginning the'sea was tempes
tuous, but later it became more calm.
The. Deutschland proved to be able
to navigate the stormy seas excel
lently. Its engines worked faultless
ly. No icebergs were passed on the
Ihe American government, says
the dispatch, acted in a correct man
ner as a neutral, enforcing respect for
its frontier from British and French
warships by the employment of its
own men-of-war. After a British
cruiser entered Chesapeake bay at
night, even more effective measures
were taken to enforce neutrality. No
less than eight British warhips, it is
said, were on the alert, surrounded
by numerous small American vessels
which had been chartered for the pur
pose of placing nets and obtaining in
formation as to the movement' of the
Deutschland. Nevertheless the sub
marine' succeeded in leaving unde
tected. A distance of 100 miles was
traversed under water without diffi
The Deutschland, a German sub
marine built for carrying merchan
dise, arrived at Baltimore trom
Bremen on July 9, with a cargo of
dyestuffs and mails. Its arrival was
hailed in Germany as the beginning of
a regular submarine merchant serv
ice between the United States and
Germany, which would be able to defy
the British blockade. It was an
nounced that it would be followed
shortly by the Bremen, a sister ship
The Deutschland left Baltimore on
its return trip, August 1, with a cargo
of rubber and metal.
Lloyd Liner Leaves Boston.
Boston, Aug. 24. The North Ger
man Lloyd liner Willehad, which has
been in refuge here since the outbreak
of the war, slipped out of the harbor
early today, presumably for New
London, Conn., for which port she
obtained clearance papers last night.
Officials of the line asscrtsd - the
change was made to reduce docking
charges and denied reports that there
was any connection, between the
Willehad's movements and thei ex
pected arrival of the German 'Mer
chant submarine Bremen.
Meet at Baltimore
Mexico City, Aug. 24. James Linn
Rodgers, the Americau representa
tive to the Carranza government,
made formally known to the foreign
office here today that the preliminary
conference of the representatives of
the United States and Mexico for the
settlement of international, difficulties
will be held at the Biltmore in New
York City Monday, September 4.
The Mexican representatives will
probably leave here on Saturday. The
final conference, it was stated, will be
held at some place on the New Eng
Mr. Rodgers has been ordered by
the State department to accompany
the Mexican commission. He will
act as adviser to the American com
missioners in regard to various details
of Mexican affairs. The Mexican
commissioners probably will go to
the United States by way of Eagle
American affairs in Mexico will be
left in the hands of Charles B. Park
er, who is now in charge of the rec
ords of the American embassy.
LOADING BIG GUNS A PROBLEM IN ENGINEERING This picture show something of
the intricate tackle necessary to plaice a giant shell into one of the big gun now being used
by the British on the western front.
aolSXUiZ IAHX BRJTiSH 6HLLU
Eight-Hour-Day Proposal Ac
cepted With Conditions
About Eijher Freight
ALSO ASK COMMISSION
Brotherhood Officials Seem to
Be Pleased With Conces
END SEEMS TO BE IN SIGHT
Washington, Aug. 24. After an ex
tended session with the railroad pre-,
i'lems and the managers' conference
committee, the committee of eight ad
journed until tomorrow without agree
ing upon sny action. .
TO RECAPTURE POSTS
Paris Reports Repulse of Ef
forts to Retake Positions
Occupied by Entente.
BERLIN REPORTS VICTORY
MORE PUPILS ILL
ATTENDTHE 0. H. S.
Increase of Over 200 of Those
Who Have Already De
Athens, Aug. 23. (Via London,
Aug. 24, 6:38 p. m.) Greek troops are
still resisting the Bulgari.-r's at Seres
in northeastern Greece, notwithstand
ing the orders of the general staff that
they retire. The Greeks are being re
inforced rapidly by volunteers.
Paris, Aug. 24. The French war of
fice this afternoon gave out an offi
cial announcement on the operations
in front of Saloniki, reading as fol
"In front of the right wing of the
allied armies, the enemy is entrench
ing himself on the left bank CL the
Rivef Struma "and"on boflTJides of
the highway to Seres., Between the
Struma and the upper valley of the
Moglenica, Anglo-French' forces have
reoulsed without trouble several at
tempts of the enemy to recapture the
positions occupied by Anglo-French
Ifjuwes north of Palmes- m the sector
roT Doiran, and in the direction of
"Alcne the entire mountainous front
west of the Moglenica Serbian troops
are developing an offensive. On the
extreme left they have reoccupied, as
a result of a vigorous counter atta-k,
hili 1506. five kilometers (three miles)
northwest of Ostovo lake, which posi
tion thev lost on the morning ot
Bulgars Defeat Entente.
Berlin, Aug. 24. (By Wiresless to
Sayville.) Defeat of the entente
forces along the Struma river on the
Macedonian front in northwestern
Greece, was announced by the Bul
garian war office in a statement is
sued yesterday at Sofia.
The statement says the entente
forces took flight, leaving the ground
covered with dead and that up to the
time the statement was issued the
bodies of more than 400 dead had
been counted. Large amounts of am
munition and supplies, including eight
machine guns, were captured by the
Artillery Fight Continues.
London, Aug. 24. Neither the Bul
garians nor the entente forces on the
Macedonian front attempted vigorous
offensive actions yesterday. The
statement says that artillery fighting
continues, but records no . infantry
counters.. The Serbians are on the
same line as reported yesterday.
Stret Car Service
Chattanooga, Tenn., Aug. 24.
Chattanooga was without street car
service today and no effort will be
made to operate cars until an under
standing has been reached between
the men and the company. The man
agement claims it has enough men to
run a few cars, but deems it wise to
just stop all traffic until a settlement
has been reached. It is believed recog
nition of the union will be granted.
TO ENROLL NEXT MONDAY
Principal Masters of the Central
High school is figuring on taking care
of more pupils than ever this year.
It is likely there will be 200 more at
the start. Those who have already
signified their intentions of entering
number 1,827 and it looks like an at
tendance of over 2,000 at the first
The examinations for high school
students who have done summer work
in institutions and for those who have
been given permission to tutor and
make up work during the summer
will take place Saturday morning at
9 o'clock jn room 235 of Central High
Th enrollment will begin Monday,
mordinr. The iludents r t6 b in
room fib by 6:30 each morning; lit
the various groups at follows: -
' Monday, -seniors; Tuesday, juniors;
Wednesday, sophomores; Thursday,
freshmen who have already been in
the high school; Friday, entering
freshmen from the Eighth grades;
Saturday morning, (hose who have
not previously enrolled. i
"There Will be no enrollment Sat
urday afternoon of September 2 nor
Monday, September 4," says Mr. Mas
ters. "Actual classes will meet Tues
day. There, wrll be no chance to
enroll after ' Saturday noon of next
week until the latter part of the first
week of school. Students who can
not be here on the days appointed
should have other children enroll
for them. The drawing for numbers
will take place at 8:30 each morning.
All students should have their work
carefully planned before they enroll,
as it is too late to change courses
after enrollment. .
Of Indians Opens
At Reliance, S. D.
Sioux Falls, S. D., Aug. 24. Proba
bly the largest gathering of Indians
ever held in the state assembled at
Reliance this morning for a three-day
convocation. The Indians, nearly
2,50 in number, are members of the
Niobrara Episcopal deanery, from
both South Dakota and Nebraska.
.The principal speakers include Cato
Sells of Washington, United States
commissioner of Indian affairs; Bish
op Eylor and Bishop Tuttle of St.
Taft Will Make
Talks for Hughes
New York, Aug. 24. Chairman
Willcox of the republican national
committee announced today that for
mer President Taft will make a num
ber of speeches during the campaign,
probably in -October, the places to be
determined later. "
Spies on Foreign Ships Cause
Theoretical Scare at Navy Office
Washington, Aug., 24. The Nvy
department had a spy scare today. It
was entirely theoretical and was
based on the fear that information
concerning the location of Rear Ad
miral Helm's "blue" fleet, defending
the Atlantic coast against a tactical
assault by Admiral Mayo's "red"
fleet, which might reach the .invaders
by wireless from foreign merchant
ships clearing from American ports.
This information, Jt was pointed
out, might be gathered by "foreign
agents" from incoming ships which
had sighted the "blue" fleet, and
given to outgoing vessels for trans
mission after the three-mile neutrality
limit was passed. It was considered
entirely probable that officers of the
invading fleet before the war game
actually started did not overlook the
opportunity to establish an espionage
system similar to that with which
American authorities might have to
cope in time of real war.
For this reason details of the "blue"
fleet's tactics were gaurded at the
Navy department as carefully as if
the nation's safety were actually in
volved. Even the chances of leaks
within the department were admitted
as (theoretically possible, although
confidence was expressed in all per
sons who know Admiral Helm's
Amateur wireless stations are un
der censorship, and those in charge
of supervising the amateurs are tak
ing precautions to. guard against dis
semination of military secrets through
Considering the location of the in
vading fleet when first reported and
the speed of the vessels which went
out to meet it, an encounter might
have occurred yesterday. As soon as
such a meeting does happen, an
nouncement will be made by the Navy
department, unless for some reason
the disclosure would be of aid to the
hostile forces... . .
U. S. DEFENSE UHS
Naval Guard Overpowered and
Stores Destroyed in Mock
THE PIERS ARE BURNED
Washington, Aug. 24. The Navy
department was taxing its resources
tonight to fill up the first hypothetical
gap in the country's defense which
has developed in the naval war game
in progress off the Atlantic coast.
Theoretically mob of uniformed
men today overpowered the naval
guard at the piers at Sewall
point, on Hampton Roads, destroyed
great stores of coal and supplies col
lected there for possible use of the
"blue" defending fleet, , and birned
the piers, i ' . .
Paymaster Gets Busy.
To add to the realism oi the same.
ftcaf Admiral Seiisoh, .chief of pera-
was lormauy-Tumniunicaicu iric ny.
pothetical disaster at Seawall point
to Paymaster General McGowan,
whose duty ft would be in war to cope
with the situation there. . The pay
master general immediately set his
forces to work to locate new stores of
Coal, and supplies and to find means
for sending them to some point on the
roads at the earliest possible mo
ment. The problem requires that
actual supplies be found and the pos
sibility of getting them forward
promptly be figured out in order to
test the machinery of the department.
Sweeping the Seas. '
- While naval forces ashore were
dealing with this angle of. the game,
Rear Admiral Helm still was sweep
ing the seas with his scouts in 4
southeasterly direction from Narrs
gansett, the base from which he sailed
yesterday morning in an effort to re
pel Admiral Mayo's "red" fleet, pre
sumably the "blue" scouts were with
in 300 miles of the enemy's last known
position at daylight, but no report that
red" battle craft had been sighted,
reached the department up to a late
hour. . ,
Officers here say Admiral Mayo
probably has changed his course and
is endeavoring to slip around the end
of the 600-mile line of scouts with his
fifteen battleships and thirty trans-
ports. It he can reach a point be
tween Cape Hatteras and Eastport,
Me., without having been sighted he
will be able to employ his fleet to hold
off the "blue" squadrons while a land
ing is effected. -
Car Peddler Order
Washington, Aug. 24. Complaint
against the action of western and
northwestern lines in discontinuing
peddler car service, by which perish
able commodities were sold from
freight cars to consumers, was made
to the Interstate Commerce commis
sion today by the Nebraska State
Grange and the Nebraska Farmers'
It is charged in the complaint that
in discontinuing the practice the rail
roads have given preference to whole
sale grocers and commission firms to
the disadvantage of the grower and
Car peddling has prevailed in Iowa,
Kansas, Missouri, Minnesota, Wis
consin, North Dakota, South Dakota,
Illinois, Nebraska and other states.
Inspect Scene of Accident
(From a Staff Correapondenl.)
Lincoln, rtug. 4. (.special; Mem
bers of the State Railway commission
visited the scene of the accident
which occurred last night when a Bur
lington passenger train struck an au
tomobile at a crossing on the road
east of Waverly, killing three men
who were in the machine.
Chairman Clarke of the commission
reported to Burlington officials t
week ago that he came very nearly
befog struck at the same crossing
while about to cross in his car be
cause the crossing gong was' not
working and he did not know a train
was approaching until he saw it about
a block away.
The company agreed to fix the
gong and it was to see if the warning
bell was still working, that the com
missioners made the trip this morning.
W ashington, Aug. 24. After con
'.i:u:id conferences today between
President Wilson and the select com
mittee of railroad executives, the con-
jditions surrounding the threatened
.strike were understood to have nar
!. rowed down to the following: i
I The railroad presidents, at least the
select commftte of eight, are willing
to accept the eight-hour day insisted
upon by President Wilson and the
In return they asked that they be
assured as fully as possible 'that all
proper support be given and proper
means be used to assure them a
freight rate increase from the Inter
state Commerce commission. '
They ask also that congress create
a permanent board or commission,
similar to the Canadian commission,
to handle fsxure labor difficulties. A
commission of this character would be
empowered to investigate when labor
troubles threaten and no strike could
be called or strike vote taken pending
its investigation, a full report of which
would be made public at its con
clusion. At the end of the investigation, ar
bitration would be suggested, but if
not accepted, opportunity would be
given to the men to take a strike vote.
The balloting would be secret.
Wilson is Sympathetic, '
President Wilson is understood to
feel some sympathy (or the counter
demands of the railroads and not
averse, to having the men accept them.
It is-expected, however, that a vot
Uf,the.64fl.IaJw representatives hero
must be taken before they can re
ceive the necessary indorsement
These proposals) were 'communi
cated today by Commissioner Cham
bers of the federal board of mediation
to the representatives of the men, who
apparently, regarded them favorably.
Judge Chambers then, reported to
President Wilson and a subcommit
tee of railroad executives was. sum
moned to the White House.
After the conference it was said
the outlook was "more hopeful, if any
thing." ' .
The president sent for the execu
tives to acquaint thesn with the prog
ress being made -by him in dealing
with the problems suggested at pre
; Employees Seem Pleated.
Commissioner Chambers of the fed
eral mediation board, after conferring
with President Wilson, carried a mes
sage to the brotherhood leaders. It
was supposed to be tome form of
firoposal made to President Wilson
ast night by the subcommittee of
railway executives. - .
It was kept secret, bat A. B. Gar
retson, spokesman for the employes,
voiced the opinion of all. when he said
it "certainly was not depressing.
Other leaders indicated it was very
satisfactory. . (
The executives met and heard the
report of the subcommittee, which has
been working on a counter proposal,
anA t). ur Jnrlicat.Ama tf,., Dn-.
dent Wilson expected an answer to
day or, at the latest, tomorrow.
Signs of unrest among the men, so
apparent yesterday, disappeared today
and there were renewed indications
that the railroads would agree on
some proposal to include the eight
hour day in t manner satisfactory to
the employes' committee, and then
bring about a deep investigation of all
the collateral issues.
King Ludwig 111. Has ' 11
Stroke of Apoplexy
Paris, Aug. 24. King Ludwig III
of Bavaria has been stricken witL ap
oplexy and his condition is grave, ac
cording to a report from Switzerland,
says a Rome dispatch to the Petit
King Ludwig III is 73 years old.
He married the archduchess Marie
Therese of Austria and ascended the
Bavarian throne in 1913. He was on
the battle line in France in January,
It's the fellow who is rac-.
in? ahead , of time that
finds the good things.
Time in its ceaseless fligt
will run over you if you
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