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iy !lNGTON;jNQRffl 1 1916:
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at bhadow Lawn
Wall Street Wants' to Get Possession
of the Government, Wilson Charges.
Pays Big Tribute to Progressive Par-
ty Takes Fling at the Crowd Back
ing the Republican Nominee;
Shadow Lawn, N. J.,- Sept.. 30. .
Fresident Wilson, in a speech before I
the Young Men's League of Demo
cratic Clubs here ; today, flayed the
Republican party v with wit, humor and
abuse, as an organizaUon seeking to j
return to power only that -it might
"possess" rhcr government.
, Every Tammany district from New
York City Was represented . in the
gathering, which ; numbered ' probabl y
ItWO nersons?When iMr. Wilson
greeted Avith a Tammany yell
was heard a mile away.
gam when he demanded to know
how Mr. Hughes proposed to change j
orcign policy and asserted "there I
tc hut nnp rhrtirn as atraittat noa ro
and that -is war," thero were still
The address was cjjnsidered one of f
the greatest campaign efforts yet i
made by .Mr. Wilson, .
The President said,i in part:
"I am obliged to you for giving me
an opportunity to say some very plain
things about the present campaign
and abo'.it the future policy of this
rn.inlv,. I 1 c I
men are very much more interested
m the future than they are in the
"I do not know whether from Re
publican quarters you have got any
suggestions as to what is going to
happen in the years to come. This is
a most singular campaign. I will not
say an unprecedented campaign be
cause I happen to remember that ,
other parties have tried to get into
power by saying nothing whatever, j
and I also remember with interest!
that they never succeeded, because
the people of the United States are
an inquisitive people and if you ask
entrust you with the great.
power of their government they real
ly want to know what you are going
to do with that government if they
entrust you with it.
"For a little while I myself expect
ed that this campaign; would be an (
interesting, intellectual contest, that
on both sides men would draw uponj
some of the essential questions of I
politics inXorder to determine; the!
prominence 6f parties, but I am sorry
to say that lhave found nothing to
interest menUndVam little bit
ashamed of niybelf thajt. I should have
expected it, forI should have known
ought to have reminded myself. The
Democratic narty., mv fellow-citizens. 1
is the only party whose life has per:
sisted and whose, vigor has continued
.throughout all the history of this na
tion. It is because it. is the onlv
Party, I venture to .say, all of whose (the American aviator, was Kineti' Dy
life has been governed by a definitan explosive bullet, which entered the
principle and absolute' belief inUhe'cfieet and passed put v through the
;otrol of the people; their right to! back. The surgedn who attended
Control, their cabacitv to control.!
their own affairs, and shape them in
the common interests The Demo-j which proves conclusively that an ex
cratic party has committed many er- j plosive bullet was used,
rors but the reason it has lived "isj The surgeon said that if an ordi
that it is the only party that has con-' nary bullet had been used one com
uiatontiar v...j i is in tr within the laws of civilized war-
things and the convictions that un-
derlie all American history, the be-;
lief in the government of the people
by themselves and their own repre-
" "The Republican party as now
trmetitntci ij .ju., n .,r.
rM. ,u "w I
era mem Dy the attorneys or special
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Desperate Battling Along thejcars int he bams, alleging inade-
Somme But. Little New
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London, sept. 30. South of the
Ancre on the Somme front heavy
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resulted m further shsrht advances bv
the British in the vicinity of Stuff Re-
doubt and repulse
of German at-1
fmPts' by counter attacks in force,
reclaim the ground previously.won
by the British atthis point. German
counter attacks against the Hessian
redoubt, recentlv conauerert bv the
British, also failed.
Further to the south, near the
Somme, new French attacks have
widened the swath cut in the German
lines' near Rancourt. North of Ran-
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French were with the aid, almost ex
clusively, of hand grenades.
The Berlin statement records the
repulse of British attacks between
Courcellette and the Ancre. Official
statements from all headquarters re-
nort. renewed efforts bv the artillerv .
er.h ast jrenerallv are follower! bv
strong infantry actions on one side j
r tho other
The official report from British
headquarters tonight says :
"On' the battleiield south of the
Ancre there has been no change in;
the general situation.
"There was heavy shelling . during
the day, especially near Destremont j
and around the Stuff and Zollern re
doubts. Our line was slightly ad-,
vanced south of Eaucourt LAbbaye.
"In the Thiepval area we made '
j to a I
prisoners three officers and 164 1
"On Thursday aeroplanes were
brought down in addition to the one
mentioned in last night's report."
Only Artillery Action.
Paris, Sept. 30'. Midnight official:
There was no infantry action today
on the Somme front. The artillery
fighting was lively during the day in
the sectors of Rancourt and Bouch-
avesnes. There is nothing to report ;
rema.nder of tha front.
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ROCK. WfcX-L WAb rvlLLtLlJ
BY EXPLOSIVE BULLET
Paris, Septi 30. Kiffen Rockwell,
him has given a .signed certincate re
garding the nature
of the ' wound,
Z pnlwpii m-nbahlv would have 1
fare Rockwell probably wouia nave
lived, judging frpm the position of the
Rockwell will be buried on the spot
where he fell. The funeral which was
held last Monday was attended by
aoveral hundred. French and British
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STREET GAR STRIKE
Traction Company ' Declined
Allow Men to Form Union
and They Walked Out.
Atlanta, Ga., Sept. 30. Atlanta pre
sented the appearance of an armed
camp tonight as the result , of the
walk out of street car motormen and
conductors at 6 o'clock. Witihn fif
teen .minutes six mounted and three
traffic policemen were on duty at
every down town corner. The first
few hours of the strike passed with
out serious disorder, although noisy
crowds assembled on every corner,
jeering the strike breakers and cheer
ing passengers who left the cars.
Union leaders stated that 9ofter cent
of .the men would be out Sunday hut
the company officials declared "they
were fully prepared to maintain ser
vice with new men. The strike was
caused by the refusal of the Georgia
Railway and Electric Company to per
mit the men to organize.
By 10 o'clock only about 50 per cent
of normal service was being maintain
ed and jitneys were doing a rushing
business. Shoppers went home early.
The crowds -of strike sympathizers,
'.-while noisy, maintained their good na
ture and there was nothing for the
innumerable policemen-to do.
At 10:30 the company ordered all
scoffed the idea and declared they had
in effecting Szb'inplete tie-
While the crowds gathered in the
center of the city and kept up a con -
Itinuous round of jeers and cheers, the
real dangers to the car service were
on the outskirts of the city and on the
It was reported that two cars were
derailed on the North Decatur line.
Poles were thrown across the tracks
on the south Pryor street car line at
Ridge Avenue. Company officials
said that cars had been rocked on the
j Federal prison and Luckie street lines.
Trafcrowdiest place of all was at the
corneX of Alabama and Forsyth
streets, the terminus of both the East
point and College Park lines.
Early in the night cars on these
lines were ordered turned back at
Fort McPherson. As time passed on,
men in the crowd around Alabama and
Forsyth streets started cutting the
trolley ropes in view of policemen.
who weZ? On guard there
uegun, me ponce
attempted arrest, but most of the men
escaped through the opening under
the Forsyth street viaduct.
Mild disorders were continuous in
all the down-town sections until late
I The men who stuck to their cars
and the strike-breakers who took the
places of those who left their posts
were jeared as they passed through
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These activities resulted in a number
Mayor Woodard tonight said:
don't thitik there is goings to be any
violence or serious disorder. I feel
J that the police, are fully able to
handle teh situation.
I ahve nonobjection to, the carmen j
joining, a union, i am interested in
keeping order and protecting the lives
and property of the people, of the
HEARS THAT GREECE
. HAS DECLARED WAR
Berlin, Sept. 30. via London. The
Budapest Azest learns from a unu
sually well informed source of , a suc
cessful coup d'etat in Athens; that the
King with his family left . the capital
and a new National government at
once declared war op the Central Pow
ers. While official confirmation Is not
available here, the Germans have for
several weeks discounted the coming
in of Grece on the. Allies' side and all
recent news confirmed the feeling that
nothing short of a miracle could save
Greece from being dragged into the
war. The Germans, however, harbor
no hard feeling toward Greece or the
Greeks, being convinced it was being
"dragooned" Jby the entente and is
powerless to maintain its neutrality
against the pressure of the British
Rumanians iffiitlfo Flight and
i IVlany Kiu$3o! Jpthers
Both Russians aind Rumanians
Retreat By Thrust at
London, sept, su j. ne battle ati
Herman8tadtTransyiVania, which has
teen in progress ' for .five days, has
ended in a victory for General von
Falkehhayn. commanding the Austro
Tonight the Rumanians are fleeing
in disorder into tjte recesses of th
impassable mountius, according to
todays German war office report.
Those .who attempted to retreat into
Rumania trough ;the Rothanthorm
Pact, ;were met bya devastating fire.
They loun' that the- pass had been
cccupted i$: the-- rear, while the bat
tic of Hermanstadt was under way.
A large number 6f prisoners au-1 a
c.uaniity of war stores fell into rue
hands the victors.
The German official report of the
victory! says: ,
'The encircling battle, which began
on September 26, N has been won by
General Falkenhayhe German and Au-stro-Hungarian
ief eating sections of? the first Ruman
ian army. The rest ofhe Rumanian
troops fled iii disorder into the im
passable ountaih JBoth sides of
by us by a forced tHai'eli, oiv the "moi'ii
ing of September 26.
lhe Russians were recived there
'by a devastating fire from Bavarian
trops under Generals Krafft'and von
Felmensingen. A thrust made for
their relief by the second Rumanian
army came too late. A number of
prisoners and a considerable amount
of fcqoty. not yet estimated, have been
The fighting in the Stockhod riyer
district is also resulting in favor of
i the Teutons. The war office "at Pet-
"On the Stockhod front we made a
successful advance near Sitowieze.
southwest of Wytonicze. The Rus
sians attacked vainly in the region of
Rukalcwee. North of Striklauzura. in
the Ludowa sector and in the Co man
our counter attacks were completely
successful. Near Strilauzura four bf-
i fleers and 523 men were captured. In
tne Kirababa sector Russian attacks
OLD SUB. TACTICS
United States Assured That
Germany Does Not Intend
Such A Step.
Washington, Sept. 30.- Confiden
tial advices received in Washington,
coincident with Ambassador Gerard's
departure for this country, give as-
Kiirnnne that there is nn hnsic fnfr the
pejon that the 0eman government
is contemplating a renewal of subma
rine warfare in violation of the
pledges given in the Sussex case.
Some of the more responsible offi
cials of the State Department, who
have been studying Chancellor von
Bethmann-Hollweg's speech, have de
cided that the' construction placed up
on it by certain other officials was
unjustified and incorrect. The sen
tence in the Chancellor's speech
which seemed to bear out the theory
that Germany was about to enter
upon a new and relentless submarine
"A German statesman who would
hesitate to use against this enemy
every available instrument of battle
that would shorten this war should
be hanged." ,
This sentence was explained -today
as follows: "The Chancellor meana
that Germany must do everything
possible to win, but Germany realizes
thaty a renewal . of, submarine opera
tions against - ships carrying pasen-!
gers would bring on war with the
United States. Therefore, subma
rine warfare on the old lines does not
come within the category of things
German Merchant Subriiarine
Said to Have Been Netted
IS LATEST STORY
Official Circles Get Report
That Submersible Was
Trapped Off Coast of
Washington, Sept. SO A report has
been received in official quarters in
vasliington that the German subma
rine, Bremen, has been captured by
the British naval forces off the , east
coast of Scotland.
The Bremen, according to this re
port, now is held at the British naval
base, Fosyth, at the south of the
Informs. Mon contained in the report
reaching here indie: ::" l1". ? . the Brit
ish naval forces empicvod mammoth
steel nets to trap the ilromen. These
nets, officials said they were inform
ed, were 150 feet long and 165 feet
deep, and were equipped with attach
ed contact bombs, calculated, to ex
plode and burst the plates of a sub
mrine that fell into the trap.-
Nj word has been received as to
the fate of the Bremen's crew, but
it the circumstances of the capture
are as stated in the report, the crew
in all probability perished when the
boat was trapped.
Officials giving out the information
would not state the sources of the re
port and would not vouch for its au
thenticity. Naval pfficers, however,
were inclined to credit the report, as
they believe, the Bremen. , which is
long overdue, wouhr Jyave been ftara
from long before this if it had not
Just why the British government
has not announced the capture of the
Bremen, if it has really been accom
plished, the officials were unable to
say It -was pointed out, however,
that the British admiralty has main
tained silence as to its campaign to
trap submarines, believing tne psy
chological effect of compelling
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aided British plans
One fact that led some officials to
await direct word from the British
government before accepting today'sJ
report on the .Bremen as authorita
tive was that two other reports con
cerning the missing submarine cir
culated in the last few days have
One of these reports, sent to Ger
man papers, was that the Bremen had
landed at New London. Responsibil
ity for siyreadlfcng this informfation,
designated to rouse false hopes in
.Berlin, has since been charged to
British sources. The other report,
which said a life belt from the Brem
;en had been found off the -Maine
coast, was declared a hoax after in
The Bremen was a sister ship of
the Deutschland, which made an
epochal trip to Baltimore and back
to Germany, eluding British and
French patrols on the American and
REPORT OF SOUTHERN
Washington, D. C, Sept. 30. Re
sults of operation of the Southern
Railway Company for the month of
August, 1916, and for the two months
of 1916, ended August 31, compared
with the same month and period of
1915 and 1914, exclusive of interest,
rentals and other income charges,
were announced today by Comptroller
A. H. Plant, as follows:'
Gross revenue, August, 1916, $6,496.
711, an increase as compared with
1913 of $1,099,001, or 20.3a per cent,
and as compared with 1914 of $641,
892, or 10.96 per cent.
Operating expenses, taxes and un
collectable railway revenue, August,
1916, $4,551,508, an increase as com
pared with 1915 of $585,304 or 1476
per cent and a decrease' as compared
with 1914 of $149,650, or 3.18 per cent.
Corresponding results for the two
months' period are as follows:
Gross revenues.'this year $11,978,186,
an increase as compared with 1915 ;
of $1,280,920 or 11.97 per cent, and as
compared with 1914 of $258,935 or 2.21
per cent. "
- Operating expenses, taxes and un-
r.VHorthl rnilwav revenues this year
$8,751,155, an increase as compared I
with I'fliR of $850,251 or 10.76 per cent, !
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U1U it UCCJcasc ao iViuy w nivu
! of $595,569 or 6,37 per cent. '
Sends Abusive Telegram to
President and Threatens to
Sue Chicago Papers.
Chicago. Sept . 30. Jeremiah A.
Truth Society, sent a telegram to
President Wilson, at Shadow Lawn,
tonight, making a reply to the Presi-
i dent's telegram made public yester
Mr. O'Leary was on hisway to Chi
cago from New York, his home, when
he read President Wilson's public tel
egram, saying he would be deeply
mortified to have Mr. O'Leary, or any
body like him, vote for him. Mr.
O'Leary ''prepared the following reply,
which he made public tonight at the
Hotel Sherman after the original had
been dispatched to the President:
"Chicago, Sept. 30.
"Hon. Woodrow Wilson, Shadow
Lawn. Lorta Branch, N. J.
T, im tolacfrom rf voctovda v von
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have evaded every question that I;
raised. In acting thus, you have folv
lowed your usual method ot carrying
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on a controversy wun an opponeui.
Now you seek, by an indirect charge jut ftm
, 1A ,...) "lou ask me what T would
dared not directly make-to escape Jone. tell you what I would have
the questions which you cannot an- done- I would have seized every Ger
man ship interned in an American
, it . port and then I would have said to
"I challenge comparison, both by'Germany.
heredity and environment, of my life ! . teU me what yQU wM
and antecedents with yours. While, pay ,
uu-ee-piy uaci VV 2:-
lense or ine umun tuuS
Jho dared to fight were struggling to
After two vituperative paragraphs
i"The word 'hypenate' was not
heard in American public life until
you coined it.
"I charge again that your foreign
J policies, your Mexican entanglements,
theJyour action on the Panama CanaV
OUl iaillll e tu &uaiiiii nmcu.au
I nVhta v-nnr trtir.lrline' to
your approval of war loans and of the
munitions traffic, are all subversive
of the interests of America.
"You have made your record, v and
no cleverness in the use of words
can now change your acts. You may
take advantage of your exalted posi
tion, to which you were chosen only
by a minority of the American people
to abuse the great masses of your
countrymen, who adhere to the prin-
cipies upon wmcu ums &iy. WuUM,
has. always rested, .but I warn you
.that you are being weighed in the
balance and that adherence to your
policies will carry you down to de
served defeat on election day.
(Signed) "Jeremiah A. O'Leary,
('President American Truth Society."
Mr. O'Leary appeared greatly
wrought up over the President's tele
gram and newspaper comment and
threatened libel suits against two af
ternoon papers in Chicago and pre
dicted war with England.
Mr. O'Leary is a lawyer in New
York and has practiced there for . fif-
teen vears. When a reporter stariea
to question him about his
career Mr. O'Leary became uncommu
TO END HIS LIFE
Despondent Memphis Pastor
Sends Bullet Into 'Own
Memphis. Tenn., Sept. 30. Despond
ent because he was unable to pay his
debts and could not give his wife and
four, small children the attention they
should have, Rev. John W. Dickens,
pastor of the newly organized Baptist
church at the West Tennessee Nor
mal School, where he was -to preach ,
his first sermon tomorrow, sent a bul
let crashing through his breast to
night while locked in his rooms at
the Y. M. C. A. He was taken to the
Baptist hospital shortly after 7 p. m.,
where it was said late that he has
small chances of -recovery. Rev. Dick-
ens is a brother of Oscar Dickens, of
Nashville, Tenn., and has a brother in
law v. TV Rowe. a brotther of his
wife, lives at Winona, miss.
So Shouted Roosevelt as He
Bitterly Denounced Presir
BROADSIDE AT NOMINEE
Before Immense Crowd,
Roosevelt Attacked Demo
cratic Candidate Audience
Friendly But Not Enthusias-
tic Leaders Had Whoop-ed-Up
(By I. C. Hollowell.)
Battle Creek, Mich., Sept. 30. Theo
dore Roosevelt sprang to the front to
day and assumed the job of Republi
can gladiator-in-chief in the party's
effort to crush Woodrow Wilson .With
little attempt at oratory, the Colonel
pointed the way to Charles E. Hughes,
himself and all subordinate, campaign
ers, by assailing the President in
blunt language and with specific
He denounced the President as cow-r.
ardly and declared he was not a man
of his word.- He - ridiculed him
throughout his speech and held him
up as a chaser of expedients.
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dress, when sDeakiue: of the Lusitania.
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States will take.'".
Agatll ignoring manuscript, th
"From what the German chancellor
j said in the Reichsyg yesterday, there
j js reason to believe that a resumption.
j 0jtbe submarine attacks is contem-
pitted." Another interpretation was to
the effect that while he abd not coin-
; ed Mr. Wilson's phrase, "Pitiless pub-
. iicity," he had at least practiced Jt
while in the White House. All Repub-
, Ucans ana politicians mOSt OI tllO
, Progressives and a large portion of
, tne population of Southern Michigan,
were here to greet the Colonel. He
spoke - in a circus tent holding ten
thousand persons, but there were 30,
000 or 40,000 visitors in town who
wanted to hear him.
It was a Republican-Progressive
round-up and there' were more outsido
people here than the town has popu
lation. The crowd that heard the speech
was t wildly demonstrative, but
was with the Colonel. This Its Pro
gressive territory and the Colonel's
auditors indicated, by their chuckles
and occasional handclapplng, that his
views were as acceptable to them as'
ia 1912, when Michigan gave him its'
Former Senator, LaFayette Young, of
Iowa, and Ralph Cole, of Ohio, tried
to entertain the crowd before the ar
rival of Colonel Roosevelt, but with
little success against the demands for
the" Colonel The streets were choked
with a cheering throng when the Col
onel arrived from the East at 11
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in passing was put on for' his benefit
He started back to New York at 9:15
Michigan politicians are predicting
tonight that today's attack will have
the effect of bringing President Wil
son out openly on the stump in his
own defense. Besides the copies- of
the speech that were spread broad-.
Jcast to the press, Senator CharlesJ.-
Townsend said 12,000 had been struck
off for distribution among American
spell binders, which-means that a very
bitter line of personal attacks will be
the order of the day from now until'
the November election.
MASS MEETING TO
New York, Sept. 30. At, a mass
meeting in the Garden Theatre to
morrow answer will be given Presi
dent Wilson's slur on Jeremiah A.
O'Leary. Among those who will -'
speak at the rally are Supreme Court
Justices alan and Hendricks; E.
T. O'Lbughlin, register' of Kings
county; Peter Golden, Irish 'poet, and
Miss Agnes Behan, famous as a plat-; '
form orator. Supreme Court Justice i
Goff may also speak. ;
Daughters, sisters and. other ;rela- "
tives of the men who gave their lives
in the recent Irish rebellion will be";
conspicuous on the platform. r V
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