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Plotters in America to Be Arrested
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ALL BUT 53 SAVED FROM THE MOLDAVIA;
FULL LIST OF AMERICANS LOST ON SHIP
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Several Known as "Irish Pa
triots" Are Under Sur
veillance in America.
British Government Gives Out
Story of Plotting in That
CountrV and Here.
WASHINGTON. May !3. More
evidence than that disclosed In the
British offlclal statement ot the close
connection between tho Irish ainn
Fein and Gorman Influence Is In the
hands of tho British and American
Governments, it wan stated olllclally
to-day. Arrests are to lo mado soon
In this country and possibly nddl
tlonal arrests in Ireland.
A number of prominent Irnh-Ainor-loans,
Includlnc several lieretoforo
known as Irish patriots, aro under
surveillance. In most cases It was
aid arrests will bo made on technical
charges of seditious utterances, with
most of tho facts conconlcd until the
Thri espionage law passed nbout a
vear aco provides a basis for promi
lutlnz persons fomenting rebellion
here against Ureal Hrltaln or other
Allies of tho United States. Acts re
ferred to in the Hrltlsh statement
wero committed beforu that m-.t be
came effective- and ran bo punished
only it they were rennwed after Its
U BOAT BASES IN IRELAND
DEMANDED BY GERMANY
IN PLOT FOR REVOLUTION
British Government Discloses Evi
dence Concerning von Bern
storfT and Jotin Devoy.
LONDON, May 25, Germany's un
tiring efforts to foment revolution In
Ireland with the aid ot tho Blnn Fein
are laid bnrti In ,1 htutcmcnt from the
offlclal Tress llurcau. rovlcwlns this
phas of tho Irish political situation
nlnco the beginning of tho war.
After the abortive Hlnn Teln rebel
lion of Easter week, 1916, plans wcie
made for another revolt m 1317. but
this miscarried becauso of America's
entry Into tho war and Germany's In
ability to send troops to Iiclund. An
uprising In Ireland was planned for
this year after tho German offensive
in the west had been successful and
when Great Hrltuln presumably would
be stripped of troops.
Concernlns tho leccnt arrests In
Ireland, the statement says that facts
and documents, for obvious reasons,
cannot bo disclosed at this time, nor
can the means ot communication be
tween Germany and Ireland.
Ono phase of every plan called for
tho establishment of submarine bama
In Ireland. In Iho present circum
stances. It Is added, no other course
was open to the Government "If ujo
Iras bloodshed was to bo avoldid and
Its dutlos to Its Allies fulllllcd, bat
to Intorn tho authors and abettors of
this critical intrigue."
Tho ntatemcnt fiom the t'ress Hu.
"Tho revolutionary movement In
Ireland which cnhnlnalet in the at
test of a considerable niiinlmr of pet
ron last week consisted of two close
ly related series of activities:
"(A) Attomps by tho Gcimttn
(Conllnu.t on rnnti p,is
ON BRITISH FRONT
Several Men in the New
American Army Are Re
ON THU BRITISH FRONT IN
FRANCE, Thursday, May 13 (Asso
ciated Press). Several soldiers of
tho "now" American Army now on
this front aro reiwrtid to have been
wounded estcrday by bombs
dropped by German I alders. This
was their first expcrlcnco with tha
enemy nnd all the Americans havo
heard or seen or real warfaro has
been aerial activity.
The Amci leans arc making it good
impression and they usloiiished Hrlt
lsh und French veterans by tho quick
ness with which they adapt thorn
solves to new customs and tho cheer
fulness with which they accept dis
comfort. Ry the French, with whom
they nro billeted, they arc admired for
their physique, good behavior .ind
A week ashore suffices for every
man to recover from tho effects of
the ocean voyage. Tho Americans
are getting dowu to hard work with
the best of good will. All arc ro.idy
and eager to tuko their place lu the
buttle lino Immediately.
It is uncertain how long their train
ing on this sldo will continue. The
officers nro taking good c.aro of tio
men, nro satisfied with their condT
lion nnd progress and ore contldent
that whenever they nro called on they
will glvo a good account of them
selves. Tho manoeuvres In their first
fow days on this front wero carried
out In tha hottest weather and on
dusty roads. As tho training pro
ceeds small ills disappear, and the
progress of tho Americans has been
vlstblo plainly In the pust few days.
GERMANS SHIFT BLOCK SHIP
IN THE HARBOR AT OSTEND
Passage Thirty Feet Wide Is .Wade,
but the Canal Is Not Being
LONDON, May :j.-The Gorman
have succeeded In shifting tho con
croto laden crulsor Vindictive, sunk
In the harbor of Ostcnd on May 10
by Hrltlsh raiding forces.
The Vindictive, according to tho
Times, Is now l.vlng rlose nlongs.do
the eastern pier, leaving a passnw
about thirty fret wide. This ,s
enough to allow destroyers to go in
and out, but, nevertheless, ti)0 cier
ninns are not mlng the harbor.
Unsuccessful attempts have beep
mado by tho Germans to dredgo n
passage wuy between tho two old
cruisers Mink In the harbor of z.
brugge A German destroyer, sun.v i
this wee by wombs dropped li Ibii.
li.li naval airmen, lies close to the
The basin nl liiuses, which Is con
nected with both Oeund nnd Zee.
brugge, Is full of German shipping, i
but the canal Is not belnc used. I
unuoo UK V
"Thirty Millions or Bust!" Is
the Slogan Great Rally
WASHINGTON, May 23.
What the Red Cross asked Amer
ica has niven. The $100,000,000
war fund, according to unolfici.il
citimatti, swept over the finish
t noon to-day. Official figures
up to an earlier hour showed
$97,000,000 already in.
New York will not know until
Monday night, which murks tho ter
mination of tho Red Cross drive, Just
what Is tho total ot Its subscription
to tho mercy fund nor by what mar
gin tho city will have distanced its
minimum quota ot (2S,(00,000.
Without abating ono whit Its spirit
of giving "till It hurt?," New York
entered tho final hours of tho dnvo
to-day with a warm glow of satis
faction at having reached and passed
tho mark set for It nnd determined
for itself the new limit of "$30,000,000
The Eveninu World filled its
100 per cent, subscription at
noon to-day and is driving ahead
to make the final showing some
thing better than that.
Now Is the time for the Individual
to remember President Wilson's In
junction to 'give till It hurts." The
big corporations have pretty well
rendered their tens and hundreds of
thousands. Carnegie and Rockefeller
have given their millions. Tho differ
ence between Ihn sum representing
Now York's dentin to heal th wounds
of war as It stands to-day nnd ns It
must stand on Monday night must
come largely from(tho thin pocket
books of the plain man and woman,
In till departments of the city gov
ornment hustlers wero nt work to
day bringing In the straggler to roni
picto tho hundred per cent, subscrip
tion. Tho New York l'ulillu Sorvlru
Commission Is proud to report that
all of Its 1.700 employees has sub
scribed and that the up-fttate Com
mission was In lino to go "ovor tho
top" similarly to-dny.
Twenty-seven city departments nl
ready have tiled their ckitui for u vic
tory emblem. In tho h'lro Depart
ment, which was one of the llrst to
completo Its hundred per cent., ,,x
hundred members on vacation woro
underwritten by their enthusiastic
brethren In thu llro houses so that
tho roll might stand complete.
Tho American Museum of Natural
History, which has 301 omployoes,
has subscribed to the lost man and
not a stuffed dummy In tho lot. six-ty-onc
stock exchange houses have
won the coveted ieiory emblem by
securing subscriptions from every j
Figures compiled at fled Cro.n '
headquarters to-dny show the rela
tive standings of the four borough.
outsldo of Manhattan to bo as fol
lows: Kings, V97.'iM; Queen.". t:;o,oco
Richmond, M,0u0: Hronx, JlCy.
incidentally any imu winning to
buy expensive asparagus or a ih h
turnip ma Hud his chulco at the
I tits'.. Carlton to-d.ij Mr. J. rj,
llcale and Mrs- A M. Andor.ion, in
charge of the Red Cross booth there,
havo a stock vt veotables which
they're perfectlx wlllln to auction
to the starving wlm may pass thcr
wny. Already they hava t-old u bunch
of asparagus I" ' r Henderson
t ' 1'ie nbHUrd! mi.:;! sum of 1150.
Ur I' nu mvj ,i pig in your f.iii.,l,
g . to the tf'.nst Wcnu n's Wur Relief
UojtU on the Library steps this ufiei .
(Continued on Second Pac.)
U. S. DESTROYER SINKS
U BOAT THAT TORPEDOED
Americans Land German Prisoners
Prom the Submarine
LONDON, May 25. The Ger
man submarine which torpedoed
the British steamer Inniicarra
was sunk by an American de
stroyer shortly afterward, it was
Prisoners from the submarine
have been landed.
WILSON MAY PUT TAX BILL
OVER TO EXTRA SESSION
Compromise Likely To Postpone
Action Until Fall, After the
WASHINGTON, May :5 Although
Congress hnd prepared to pass new
revcniiu legislation beforo adjournment
It appeared to-dny tlmt an agreement
would bu reached to postpone action
and that a special session might In
called after the November election.
This was Indicated after a rpeclal
session of the IIouko Ways and Means
Committee at which the subject was
discussed. 1'resldent Wili-on u on
vlnced. It was said. Hint the legislation
should be poMuoned und Is ready lo
mako that recommendation If Demo
cratic nnd Republican leadeis will as
sure him It will l'o taken up und passed
Immediately at uu extra session.
The conimltteo had before It a mem
orandum from tho I'resldcnt setting
forth that at least one-third of tho tiov
ernment's war cxpcnf.es should be met
by taxation, chiefly to be derived firm
Income taxes and tuxes on business
profits and on non-csenlluts.
"BONE DRY" COUNTRY
PROPOSED IN SENATE
Jones Otfers Bill to Bar M.uuilac
turi of Beer During the
WASHINGTON. May 33. Senator
Jonos of Washington to-day intro
duced an iiniouilmonl to the. Kinrr
goncy Agricultural Hill making tho
country "bono dry" during 'hu w.ir.
The i.mendniftttt provides thai no beer
or wlno Kbnll bo mannfnciiireil
long ns tho war lasts I'enalty fr
tho violation of the law is in.ido
$1,000 or two years' Imprisonment.
13 GERMANS EXECUTED
FOR OSTEND BLOCKADE
Two Others of Fifteen s.iiUs ne I
Because of Brilisli Succe-s
Sent to Prison.
AMSTKflDAM, May 25. 1'lftrei. iler
man sallorj wero tried at (Jeteml In
connection with the Hrltlsh naval op ra
tions wlih li resulted in the blocking of
Ostend m.d '.othriiKK harbors. n onl
ing to reports from Hinged brought leu-to-d
iy b flKliernien
Thirteen of the suilori were exc it'il
Thu other two wiiu stnttiieeii lv il'i
iars' Iniiirlsonme .i
IN HIS FIRST WAR FLIGHT
l All!.- Mty !j -Tr.i Aim. i. an
n iutur.. I'm: KurUaon of I'.'iIImiIi '
pl:ia, ami linger Uulilun', who chiiid
fr.'in Culu. have been killed "ti liie
f-.int. the Herald reports to-dny. II t It
I ad bctm in the American uinbuUiice
eiiee and trainferred to the Amer
ican l'lltuf Coips.
KurUi'on, according to the nl re,
after Intving completed his training
its an aviator, aked permission to go
up on Thursday, le ,,vrP n,r
(in, mi. Iiiet anil fh:n-t!y ufteiwsid
h. in.ieh m c.mie down In :lmin
li-il. an l. o.iii l.,lled on Tile "l.i ,
j . Hi. weuie: vt u 1'icinli iiiiI.ih y
i. Di. aardrU in h.m fur ina.-.-idi.l'
m.ling aa an atubuluuce duvcr
U. S. SOLDIERS ON TRANSPORT
SANG AS THE VESSEL WAS SINKING
53 MISSING FROM
ALL OF CO. B, 58TII INFANTRY;
ONLY ONE FROM NEW YORK CITY
Total of 482 U. S. Soldiers of Fourth Division
on Vessel Victims From Many
Parts of the Country.
WASHINGTON, May 25. Fifty-three men, all members of Com
pany 13, 58th Infantry, Fourth Division, were reported lost in the sink
ing of the British transport MolJavia, the War Department reported to
day. The names follow:
Corpl. 1'RKU CHAI'Ii:LL, PlllU-4
Corpl. Roy II. SHKNl. Umcaatcr,
03CAIT O. ARMSTRONG, llrldgo
ANURIJW mVCJCWEt.L. Hominy.
KMIL J. TOSH, Lankin. N. 1).
GKOr.sr: 1. IIOOSAUIS, I'argo,
CLV1JK 12. noai.KY, North Troy,
KRWIN W. IIOSI.ICY, North Troy.
I.KSMi: C. ItUACKICN, Royallon.
WAT.Tr.ll (.'. UR.CIvI:N. North
St. Cloud, Minn.
WIU.IA.M A. IIROWN. Hoyylllo.
I I. ill.
IS KOI (UK X. RUCIIANAX. Miiiieilo.
r.Mir. urciiKit, 1:1 tvmro, c.ii
JOSKIMI P. CAM. AN. .Mllwau!i).
I'RKI) 1). I'ANWUIX. l ull River.
I.OI'tS V. CASTRO, S.in Joe, C.it.
111V1N 1.. CI.ACSINCI. Urnflou,
VIIIGIIi f. COOK, llnb.irt. Ol.la.
W1M.IA.M .1. CROATI". Uepore,
HERMAN DIEHL, No. 45 East
!)1st Street, New York City.
1 1 Kit MAN W. IHKKKS, lli.iuii
CONRAD KICKI., West Allls. Wis.
INtKli Gi;illlARlT. Cliictgo.
KDWARM I,. GKRU, Manitowoc,
Tiiere v.is a total of -182 American soldiers on the vessel, who all
ere a pari of the S8th Infantry.
FOUR GERMAN PLANES WINGED
BY AMERICAN FLYERS IN FRANCE;
TWO 1). S. AVIATORS KILLED
Pershing Officially Announces Two Notable
Air Victories and Two Others Also Rumored.
WITH !U AMERICAN ARMY IN FRANCE, May 24 (Associated
Frcis). American aviators shot down two German aeroplanes last Tues
day, iays.the official statement from American Headquarters to-night.
The te.t reads:
Tliert' nro no new ileteloiinients tir report. II Is eMulillslitMl
our minim's nlmt duuii t" hostile ncropluneii on Mny JI,"
American aviators have shot down two more German airplanes
northwest of Toul. The victories gained in the fighting on May 22 have
iThe above parnnraph would Indicate that two planes have been
Bitot down In addition to those mentioned officially ait huvlns been
downed May 21.)
U. S. FLY EltS DECORATED AS THEY DIED.
WASHINGTON. vjj 2v 'The War Department tu-da;. bstied
t!u It .:: i:vK' -.li'pli-'ine:!: lo Gen. ferslbiig's comnuii;iq.e:
"On Wedneda) aiiernoon First t lent. W alter . Uarnehy, Signal
(Continued on Second Page.)
ItHDWALD GOTTKNUIJRG, I'ld
gron Falls, Wis.
GUlSHBlM't: GKACl. Llcall, Italy.
CIIARLUS I'. IIACKLUR, MUlvllle,
THADDHUS HOIXIKS. Mount Car
CLI5M JOIt.VSO.V. Martins Mill,
ISAtJOR M. KNKIP. SI. Paul.
JOHN KOIIUH. Missouri Avenue.
HKNKY C. UVDr.NG. Strnshurg.
.lOIIN S. rARSBN. Chicago.
l'RANK IJ-:WANr)OSKI. Chicago.
Cl.miC II. I.INOHKY. Clarksburg.
ANTON W. I.HNUI2I.I., South
JA.MKS O. M'CARTIIY, lloiton.
CRANK M'KINNKY, Stonlnglon,
JIJSSi: MARS. Slielhyvlllo, III.
RUDOLPH MIKI.K. Dm Pore, Wis.
JKSHU MII.OSU, Olney, III.
I'' RANK ODHU., Illythevllle. Ark.
I.H13 RICA Hint, Cedarvlllc. W. Va.
FRANK ROUX, Rice Lake. Wli.
WAI.TKR G. SAirrTER, Now
Hartford, N. Y.
JOHN HCIlt'H, Portsmouth, Ohio.
JOHIJPH SHKRMAN. J'ort Totten,
LHWIS P. HPII0S. Nelson, Wis.
RAY SWART., Plens.int Hill. O.
MAHRICI'J U. SWi;hvn.AND, Al
WILLOW THA PP. Arbor Vitae,
IjDWARD N. WUUI1DR, Tolley,
HARNEY U. WILLIAMS, Dlion, Ky.
All but Two of Those Lost Killed by
Torpedo Depth Charges Dropped
by Destroyers to Sink Submarine
May Have Struck It.
LONDON, May 25. With the exception of fifty-lhre: American
soldiers, all the persons on board the British troopship Moldavia, which
was torpedoed and sunk 'Thursday morning oil the southeast coast of
England, were saved and have been landed at a southern British port.
No officers' names arc among the list of missing and it contains Ihc
names of only two non-conimissioned olficers.
The Moldavia carried -182 American soldiers of the 58lh Infantry.
All those reported lost belonged to Company H.
Less than a quarter ot an hour alter the Moldavia had been torpedoed
virtually every man had gone over the side of the vessel into the lifeboats.
Edwin and Clyde Rosley ot North Troy, Vt., leaped Irom the deck
and were drowned. Hail it not been tor this Hie losses would have been
confined tt) those killed by the explosion of the torpedo.
The Uosley brothers were "on guard when the ship was struck.
There was a sharp list, and llicy evidently believed she was tumiiy
over. Search was made tor them, but they were net seen after they
(Tho bcoiio of tho sinking l still a military 4,crot. tint there io
Indications tho voiuol was on routo tu KiiBland, though docpatchoa from
Washington quota tho War Department official ax exposing tho be
lief Hho was tuklng to franco American troops who had been traliiliiK
lu Knt-lnnd. However, a special cabin to Tho KvoultiR World from
tendon eald "Tho Moldavia was torpedoed while steaming for a llrltlah
'The Moldavia w.is moving forward steadily on a smooth sea .in, I
was almost within Mght ot its dcslinalion when the torpedo crashed Iiim
the Iwat's side. The big ve.ssel listed sharply. Destroyers began nishn .;
alongside and fore and att in an endeavor to find trace of the stilmiarnw!
AltlKuigh they prevented the U boat from reappearing, it is not
known whether a hit was scored by the depth cliarges, which wcrj
dropped in a circle around the point from which the torpedo was eu..
Capt. Johnson, an American infantry olticer. who was on Iwa .1
the Moldavia, gave a Daily Telegraph representative this account ur
"The siiip was struck just forward of the engines on the port side.
All the troops were lu their bunks sleeping in their uiiitorina. There was
loud explosion and then the ship's whistle was blown, which was a
signal for everybody to come on deck. The men had been assigned to
particular boats, and boat drill had been held every day during the vov
age. The men assembled in perfect order. Their discipline was splendid,
the best I ever saw.
"The Moldavia listed to port, but righted hcrselt and tan on tur
about fifteen minutes to avoid being hit again. 'Then she began to sinl:
steadily. Orders were given to lower the boats and rafts, and we gut oil.
"Destroyers had been circling around us all the time and as soon as
the Moldavia was struck they dropjied several depth charges. No'secoud
torpedo was fired, and we saw nothing of the submarine. Wo remained in
the lifeboats until the ship sank, when we were taken on board the de
stroyers. "As soon as the men got aboard the boats and rafts they began
laughing and singing, and when the ship sank they gave three cheers.
"Of the fifty-three missing, two arc sorporals and the others pri
vates. I believe all were killed by the explosion."
The big liner was torpedoed without warning shortly after
midnight Thursday morning, but no statement of the disaster was
issued by the British Admiralty until late last night. The Mol
davia was being convoyed by British destroyers. It was a bright,
moonlight night, and although a good lookout was kept for sub
marines, no U boat was sighted, and the torpedo struck the liner
without warning, penetrating her hull just below the bridge.
Most of the men on board the Moldavia were in their ham
mocks when the explosion occurred. They were turned out at
once, and all, with the exception of the missing fifty-three were
eventually saved from life boats and life rafts by the British de-
I The misting men were in the extreme lower deck and the ex-