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TUESDAY, APRIL ?17, li?l.">.
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1- tuPi I I I ?I Will 1(1, riVO CENTH.
AS LETTERS REVEAL
DISLIKE OF HUGHES
Didn't Want Him, but
Thought He Must
PLATT WAS O.K.
Can't Remember Whether
He Filled Any Office
Without Senator's Aid.
WITNESS IS HOBBLED
Pi-irud Down to Plain Answers
Stinging Questions in
? ?" ,.- iv.r?~-f_?nt raf Th? T-.
9yrefa.se, N. Y. April 2?. Hamp
?*-? ? ? atl ??? i.i | I ,,-r.tion of the ruin
of evidence and harassed by his cross
ex?,:- rcrs, Theodore Roosevelt beamed
a of to-?ay's session of the
Vf libel caie when his
\ CC Presidency ??-re
are ?nine of them, just as
r Platt on
, Fsbruarj 1, 1<M0:
?' ch-.'t help feeling that it is not
. oyed being
?nt I should
? ' ahould like
have never been
- ! feel r..thi-r in honor
? rive my ch,} Iren the equivs
.? tial sum by
? ??? ? ??. pol Itlcs or let
which nominated him as Vice?
? of past p
iminated to day. Letters |
"fork ? . ? ? leadei wes the foe
t the fri?
the renon .i man who
'?'Uled tho oririii, i'.i'.ion that he
- the man or tht? party."
BoeoevcH oa Hughes.
party not to
than it would be
I net ion.
the < olonel,
? , -, and M r. New i omb t<
i - ? ' older
? ho had
. . .
. , ?? ? \'<>. 1 for the
i e| ovei to
in urn. Mr. Harm.
r of tl ' r
Stinging Little Questions.
Bai nu m In . -'?i. a
they occurred to him in 'he
? I ths
? ?? i .?
on riat was not framed
answer to "Yen." "No" or
? '.- F,,r the most part the
llong at the "I don't
"As to the appointment of Mr Hunt
. f Kt ie ? '?unity "
Mr. iiariinni smoothly, "had Sen?
tt asked t? consult him
"My recollection," began the Colonel,
- ?-?ured manner gained by days
? ? ,
netor Platt ha?l pi
?" 'i -? ?orne"
'"J move that 'ne answer be sti rken
Mi Barnu.e calmly interrupted,
? ntinued his perusal of the letter.
. you appon | Hi H?"*"' ,vie at
'I did," ?as the !, i
ane? roe V The Coloael re
torted: "It did net. Mr. Hill ?a my
? nd, and"
re that the latter part of the'
tuotlDued va page t, culuma i __
ON WITNESS STAND
Thai he pri-ferred to remain i.ov
ern?ir. rather Ihan he Yice-Preal
That he ?a? never a morses maker.
Thai he fas,?red the nomination
of Hughes for (.ovornor only be?
ta;.so be belies fil he si's* Ihe ai rong?
es! man the 'Republican?? had.
That he did not i>s.mpath.izc ?ith
Hughes'* opposition to Ihe party
I I at ho ? ?insult e?l Thomas ( .
Platl roatiaaall) **hile Saareraor, as
to ai>piiintin??nts and legislation.
That he regarded Platt a? "all
righ'" while the Senator ?a? aiding
that he purposed Its "aland by"
his friends In Albany.
Propelling Machinery for the
California Costs $200.000
less Ihan Turbine.
I ? ?m T'if Till ,- ? Bssraati
' ihin-rton, April 29. A $431.000
id ha? been awarded to the Gen?
eral tlectric Company for the construc?
tion of the propelling machinery for
the dreadnought California, which will
be the tirst oattleship of any nation
equipped with the electric ?iris?-. The
estimate of the cost of ?team drive
equipment furni?he,l by the Ni
Navy Yard constructors waa 1631,000.
Secretary Darnel? believes that the
electric drive i? cheaper than a turbine
installation and that it offers superior
economy in operation, with incidental
reduction in weight and utilization of
full power m backinf ship.
The machinery will be built at Sche
i ectady, N. Y., from the plans of W. I.
R. Emmet, who designed the machinery
for the I'nited States ?-oilier .Jupiter,
the only other electrically driven ship
In the navy.
NO DEATHS FROM TYPHOID
For Second Time City Has
Week Without Fatal Case.
Kor the BMOBd tune in the history
of the Mepr r'ment of Health n week
has passed without a death from ty?
phoid being reported in the city. This
announcement is made in the mortality
Statistics of the department published
The week of April 2a. 1914, almost
exactly a year ago. is the only other
period on record in which the disease
has not claimed victims
Compared with the corresponding
week of a year ago. tuberculosis has
decreased in New York from 34.S deaths
in I'M4 to 186 thlg year The toll
Bfl increased this
from 1?1 in 191?. to 28. Mortalities
from pneumonia are also heavier this
BIG BATTLE ON IN MARY
Twenty Army Corps of Gem
in Drive on Her Typhoid.
Typhoid Mary llalloa has 1.000,01
more germs in her BOW than BBS had
week ago. There an. 49.0??.000 mo
waiting to nun the blithe. Htid men
typhoid diatrihatars with which ni
has been afflicted for years.
Hi William H Park, head of tl
, cits'? bacteriological laboratory, la ?-:
perimenting en Mary ?nth a new va
eine. Ha hopes that within i year tl
50,1X19,000 enemy germa which howl
huso K i\?'ii h,>r SJtrlll have routed all ?I
disease-giving forma in her system. I:
Is giving the Bams treatment to foi
other typhoid carrier? who have bei
discovered in the city.
Until the war ??f the g? rm? lias her
won or lost Mary will continue in sol
tary state at North Brother Islam
where she inhabits a little red brie
cottage, with no one near who can t
harmed by her str?ngt- propensity.
GORGAS TO SUCCOR
SERBIA IF CALLEE
Awaits Report of Rocke
feller Surgeons on Ur?
gency, Says Friend.
t - ,- T\. T-It?-in? H'.t?ii '
Wahington. April 26. Surgeon (Jen
eral William C. Oorga? will go to Ser
, bia to take charge of the fight again?
' typhus if in the opinion of the ?ur
geons of th<- Rockefeller Koundatioi
and the Red Cross already there hii
presence is needed.
That was the statement to-night of i
close personal friend of the general, ir
touch with the situation, who declared
that the latter'a action now depends en
tirely on the reporl from the surgeon?
The\ will seinl word in a few day?, the
friend declareii, whither Pr. Qorgaa's
direction would tend to Strengthen ma?
terially ?he ranks of thoas fighti
Should : develop that the surgeon?
airead ? round are able to han
?ile the work with good results, ?leneral
(.orgas will not go. He is known to be
anxious I o reta ti h i place In the
United States am ;. ?nicas he i? assured
thai he voulu do a grcal deal of good
by leaving, sn he ia awaiting the report
MAYOR FOR MOUNTED MEN
Would Keep Horses, He Tells
Them at Annual Dinner.
Amid cries of That'a Ihe .??'iff 'and
"That's -he way to talk," MayorMitchel
at the annuai dinner of t) e Mounted
Police Association at the Hotel Ma?
lefic ?aid he ?lid BOt b'-lieve ?he
mounted branch of the Polies depart?
ment waa to be discontinued.
"And I don't svant to see the horse
pass from ?he ranks of the ?lepa"tment.
if I were about to become a member
of the department 1 should try to qual?
ify as a mounted man," the Mayoi
Mayor Mitch '1 paid 'he entire <le
partmenl a hisrh tribute when he said
the record made in the last eighteen
months was one that had restored pub?
lic confidence, won the respect <?f the
and caused New
\ oi kei to be 11 ulj prou I of ll ?
John Bunny, Martyr to Films
That Made Him Rich, Dies
lohn Bunny, in the automobile in which mam of his most amusing movie
stunt*? were Staged
Ninety million peopl? sea? nn,
laurhed with the genial face of Johi
Runny on the Alma 'yesterdsy. Tht
3 nny lay (lend in his
Brooklyi none. Put for many day*
? many \ ,'ai a to come
the world'* ta?t?' in moving picture
come, ? ??'?>'. 1 hose many
nuil,i ie to laugl ? tn
I im m his film immortality.
The measure of his popularity ?
?iite audiences was placea
at 90,000,000 yesterdaj by the \ I ?
graph Company, which control*, most of
Iras'in which he appeared. Hy
that was menu* the number of people
the worl I over who see I'.iniiy films in
| ven day
For four y eins he was a motion pict?
ure star snd in that t . appeared ie
about 876 different film producl
Eech ?>iit* wei reduplicated many hun
of times. I'n the four cornera
ol the earth they ?ere sent to make
? ? > r I ? t laugh to ?greet citi? d
out among the A
tribes and the bushmen of Australia
C mec ?'f .John Runny known and
| laughe?! at.
Bunny was taken ill about three
I weeks ago at his home, 1410 (.!<nwood>
| Road, Flatbush, with a complication of
heart and kidnej diseases, For a week
there had been I . - recovery,
but a ? Id? ni.', yesterday,
and his nfty-te
which with particularly
in New Y? ? er 21,
I8?3. Il Bunny,
who ' ' ngland,
of the fam?
ily had ? ?
The atai wai
family in direct line oi d? icenl who
was not ?? or, and only
one of tho.?? 1"
of the royal navy. His mothei was
L'eanor ' i'Sul 1 i?, an, born i ?
ir, lahd, i : a farming
i. of the motion pictures -.-.
in the Bro? kl. schools
i.ii! in St, Jame '? High School iher?.
He ?s ai first intend? d priest
Stl cal work
.. a tambo ?:i?i man ,n oh
minstrel companies, at about twenty
years of ane.
But ' ? , ,1 i not stay long ii
??trel-. . , "_duatir.<* into legitimate act
ConU-ued on pas? X coliimo I . _ . '
ARTHUR H. COWL
In Darkness Did Not See
End Was Attached to
OF JAMES A. HEARN
"It's a Surprise," He Told Her,
Before He Made Sweetheart
Arthur Hearn ("owl, gon of ?larkson
Cowl, and grandson <>i' James A.
liearii. was shot through the head and
killed last night when lus tianr?e. Miss
Emily Wheeler, of Stratford, Conn.,
pulled, it his direction, a string which
he had, unknown to her, attached to
the 'rigger of a 88-calibre revolver.
Young Cowl, who was a member of
the tii-m of James A. Hearn, returned
only yesterday to this I nit?-.' State?
from Hermuda, where be had been for
some week? on account of ill health.
He went immediately to Stratford,
where Arthur De Fore?t Wheeler, re?
tired banker of Bridgeport and father
of hi? fianc?e, has a residence.
At about 10 o'clock last night Cowl
proposed to the girl that they walk
about the estate. When th ?>? were
descending the steps from the house
he halted her a moment to give her
an engagement ring. A little later he
stopped her again.
?. Death Surprise.
"Emily, I have a ?urprise for you,"
Miss Wheeler told the physicians he
said to her. "Take hold of this string
and pull it "
I* was daik. bal the girl could see
lie was holding ?ometlnng in his hand.
lhs manner frightened her, hiuI ?he
ed tugginir at the cord he pressed
nio her hand. "It's a surprise," he re
I, and she pulled the string. The
toi sounded, and young
dropped to the ground.
Miss Wheeler ?creamed for help, and
ung ii. in? body was carried into
the house, together with the revolver
found beside him on the ground. To
the trigger of this was attached the
strinir he had given his ssveetheart to
.Mr. Cowl bad been shot clear (hrough
the temple, the bullet entering on the
right sida of hi.- head and ?jonjtnsc Qtlt
on the other. Ile irai ?till breath.tig
when brought into the house, and Mr.
Wheeler telephoned to Bridgeport for
an automobile ambulance, in which Dr.
.1. W. Wright, leading physician of the
taws, and Dr. D. ?'. Patterson svere
rushed to Stratford
Dr. W R. Cogswell, of Stratford, was
already there, and after a consultation
the three physicians deciiled the young
man had no chance for life, but that
ll might be better to lake him to a BOB
Ketold Trar-esly in Hospital.
He was earned buck to Bridgeport
n th? Bridgeport Hospital
at 12:10 o'clock this morning, without
ering consciouaness, Miaa Wheel?
er and her father motored to Bridge?
p?irt and were with him when he died.
I|. told the grew ?.Mi. tale of the string
both to Dr. Wright and the house sur
i-i fin at the hospital.
Mr. Cow) and the Rirl had been close
for more than a year. He iva'
a constant visitor at her fathi'r's coun
?ly place during the summer, and there
-.??Ms litt!-? surprise fell when ih?'ir en?
gagement was announced. Miss Wheel
er is on.? of the most popular young
women in Bridgeport aoeiety,
The dead man's parent- svere noti
phone of the tragedy, and
?larkson Cowl was expected to reach
. 'inie early this morn
Young ?Owl was twenty-two years
old, and had been recently -.tr.y
i., the Hearn firm, of which his father
. member. He was fond of out-of
door sport, and when, this winter, ha
became ill. ni to Bermuda In
the hope that open air life there would
??ure him. When he appeared al the
Wheeler house ?aal eight he seemed in
go id ipirita and health. It was not
until they had u"H?.I into ????? dark
together thai Miaa Wheeler no
ins manner had ehanged sud?
Arthur Cow' was ?he ?on of Ml
Mrs. Clarkaon Cowl, of Weal Shore
Road, ??na' Neck, Long Island. Mr?.
Cowl v.as the daughter of .lames A.
Hearn, and her husband is a member
! ? i and president of the
ll Mercantile Association.
FOOTBALL STAR ARRESTED
Evan Cameron, oi Princeton,
Held on Brewers' Charge.
Evan Caaseron, once a fooiball ?tar
Bl Princeton and a member of a prom?
inent New York fan.l'y. was arraign? il
??iay before Magistrate Ten Eyck
,n the Tombs Police Court, charged
with being a fugitive from justice. He
is wanted in Boston on an indictment
charging trrand larceny, the complain?
ant being the -New Knglan.l Brewing
According to 'he papers submitted to
the court. Cameron was formerly
treasurer of the American Flectric Sign
Company, of Boston, and in March,
1918, after the company had been dis
i. accepte?! 1700 for a contract
from the brewing company.
.ludge .\'ott, in General S s?ion?,
later released Cameron on bail of $*_',
Mini, pending requisition papers from
MOVE ON FORTS
Troops Landed on /Egean
Side of Gallipoli Penin
sula Under Fire.
FLEET BOMBARDS AS
London Report Says Kitchener's
New Army of 200.000 Will
Share in New Attack.
'H ? a',I? ??? Tlii- T
Loadea, April 10. The Allies have
now landed an army on the ?Egean
shore of the Gallipoli peninsula, the
opposite side of which forms one edge
of the Dardanelles Straits, under
heavy fire from Turkish entrenchments.
This fore already has bej?un its ad?
vance ai*.'iin?t the temporary fortifica?
tions separating it from the strong?
holds on the straits, which the? **uns of
the allied fleet have been battering for
weeks, while the warahipa have attain
begun a general gombardment. Mean?
while the Russian Black Sea fleet is
bombarding the Bosporus fort?.
Though no mention is made In to
day'a official bulletin of the number* of
the landini* force, it is assumed that, in
view of the strength of the Turkish
army at this point, the column must
be n la i (re one. A report current in
Kn?*land ?ays 'hat Karl Kitchener's n>'W
army, estimated by ?ome at 200,000, i*
now in the a-V)?*ean.
Ne*a \rm> Not in trance.
It was supposed that these troops,
who havn been leaving British shores
in !ari*e numbers, were l'oing to ?he
Continent, but ohseners who have re?
turned from the British front in France
have commented on the fact that none
of Kitchener's army ia there, and il ia
known that thousands of them have
lift hnf*lund ilunntr the last mis or
eight Weeks. A recr-nt dispatch ?
? disclosed that G?n?ral Ian Ham?
ilton, of the British army, was in com
m and of an ?vneditionary force de*
tined for European Turkey composed
of British and Ki?nch troop?,
patch?'? list week told of the laniling
of an expeditionary force at Em
European Turkey, on the northern
share o? the Gull' of Bares, which is
ri?r of th? Dardanelles.
Following '* the official announce?
ment given out to day on tne renewal
of the attack on the Dardanelles forts:
'The general attack 0:1 the Darda?
nelles by the fleet snd the army was
"The disembarkation of the army,
covered by the fleet, began before sun?
rise st various pour.s on the Gallipoli
peninsula, and in spite of serious op?
position from the cni-my in stroni* en?
trenchments protected by barbed wire
vu completely successful. Before
nightfall lan/o forces were established
"The lanriini* of the army ami the
?d\ snee 1 onl
Allies" Bar!? F.ffort Failure.
Thi leal concerted effort on the part
of th_- AM.' ' ?? Turkish forti
aa on tin- Dardanelles Straits
was over a month aRo. March 19 and
L'0. This action was entirely from the
sea, und from the standpoint of the 1
Allies it was a failure. A more ,,r less
persistent bombardaient covering sev?
eral weeks left the strait* still firmly
in the hand* of the Turks. The Allies
lost in this ?RlitinK the Hritish battle?
ships Irresistible ami Ocean, and the
French bettleship Houvet.
The last Rve weeks have seen naval
activity of minor import only in the
straits. There ha? in-, .1 mine aweeping
and occasional SCOUting, bul no im?
porta''.! endeavor to penetrate thia
The new feature of th" fighting
which has begun t? the parti??
lo addition to
the British troop? brought from
Kgypt, and possibly from Kitchener's
new army trench aoldiera, it ia be?
lieved, havi come from tin- southern
shores of he Medil ei ranean. There
have been dispatches recently relating
the movemei I - "?' French, a1 well a*
? -, in 'he direction of
V. ,il \ti ?<?'?. Too I "*-t!>.
To,, ?great expect rere raised
by the preliminary opei il oas of the
allied Heel .?, he Dardanelles, accord?
ing to a representative of British
new ?pai."i ? ?lin :; officially accredited
to th,. 1 1 ? .?
"The British navy ia convinced." the
corresponden! savs, "thai ti,,- narrows
could be fore? I if o,c.??1,1:1 justified the
!,, ? of ships that WOUld result, but
rere :i powerful army
ready to occupy the Gallipoli penin?
sula the momenl the flee! passed into
, ks and Ger?
strait h? h irshi| would
find it did? ' 'heir WSJ out
"N' ? .? ?? British and
French gui 1 th?- resist?
ing power of the e,\ forta around the
Dardanelles. Tl I Seddul Bahr
and Kurn K?%!e were ubjected to a
devastating bom'. 1 :, . ?? In February,
yet when landing parties examined
them they found the material damage
done was comparatively ??nail. Al?
though t'n -v w ?!?? ni"!* ihaaables, many
C'iri? were still intact and on?' ?-inch
II ?I load.-,!, imi?
tar eend ti? the forts
nearer the narrows."
The corre?nondent believes it i? es
sential to hive a very 'urge expedi?
tionary force supplied with heavy ar?
tillery, both field and howitzers, if the
expedition 1* to be a si..
300% Lead in Publishers' ?Advertising
i Tic Tribune's gain of 6701 lines of Publishers' Adver?
tising during the first quarter of 1 0 I i was 300'; greater
than the combined gains of all other New V ork morning
Because Tribune Advertising h \OQ% Efficient
Next number of The Graphit." Section with The Sundav Tribune
contains a full paee of photos illustrating Uncli Sam busj" apprais
Ing goods imported Into this country. V?v
BATTLE LINE ON VPRES SALIENT.
m m tm *Mt,,\c;0*L /sot/ys 11 ?. ? 111 >? /%4it.r?a<*P9 ,? ? ca*">?.&
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The above map Indicates approximately the extent of the German gains
north of Vpres In their present, effort to reduce the salient of the Allies'
line before Ypre*. Although the /Vlies have recovered a portion of the
ground they lost before the first German advance, the invaders have flat?
tened one side of the salient so that tho eagle of the allied front north of
Hill No. 60, recently captured by the British, ? considerably more acute.
Whatever the ultimate ?goal of the ?Germans' ?I rident that their
present operations are intended to force in the sides of the angle so as to ;
compel the Allies to reform their front in a more direct line between Dix
muile and Messines much the same sort of a movement as that which the
French are directing apainst the German salient at St. Mihiel.
Germans Use Blinding Gai
to Aid Poison Fumet
While Soldiers, Dressed Like Divers, Loose Deadly \ apoi
Exploding Shells Spread Chemical Which Impairs
Eyesight?Inspirators Protect Charging Troop3.
By WILL IRWIN.
? pjrrlarht, 1811 ?y Th? New rssrss Trll
Boulogne, April 26.?The gaseous vapor which the Germana use
against th<- French diviafana near Yprea last Thursday, contrary to th
rules of The Hague Convention, introduces a new element intu warfare
The attack of last Thuraday evening was preceded by the rising of ;
cloud of vapor, greenish gray an?! iridescent. That vapor se*tle<i to th'
ground like a swamp mist and drifted toward the French trenches on i
lirisk wind. Its effect, on the French was a violent nausea ami faintnes?
followed by an ut?er collapse. It is believed that the Germans, wh<
charged in behind the vapor, met mm resistance at all, the French a
their front being virtually paralyzed.
Everything indicates lung ami thorough preparation for this attack
The work of Bending out the vapor was done from the advam-ed Germai
trenche?. Men garbed in a Iresa resembling the harness of a ?liver ant
armed with retorts or generators alunit :. feel high and connected uritl
ordinary hosepipe turned the vapor loose toward the French lines. Soin?
witnesses maintain that the Germai?s sprayed the earth before tl?
trenches with a fluid which, being ignited, sent up the fumes. The Ger?
man troops, who followed up this advantage with a direct attack, held
inspirators in their mouth?-, these preventing them from b'-i-g overcome
by the fumes.
In addition to this, th?- Germans appear to have tired ordinary explo?
siv.- shells loaded with some chemical which had a paralyzing ?-flfect on all
the men in the region of the explosion. Some chemical in the omposition
of these shells produced violent watering of the eyes, so that the men
overcome by them were practically blinded for Borne hours.
The effect of the noxious trench gas seems to be slow in wearing away.
The men come out O? their violent nausea in a ?tat" of utter collapse.
Some of the rescued have already lied from the after effects. How many
of the men left unconscious in the trenches when the French broke died
from ''m- fumes it is impossible to say. since those trenches were at once
occupied by the Germans.
This new form of attack needs fur mece ? a favorable wind. Twice
in the day that followed th<> Germans tried tren? h vapor ou the Canadians
who made on the right of th?' French position a land which will probably
be remembered as one of th?- heroic episodes .>:' this war. In both ca ea
the wind was nol favorable, and the Canadia is managed to stick through
it. The noxious, explosive bomb? were, however, used continually a-gainst
the Canadian forces and caused some I'.
HEARD IN NORTH SEA
i. i, ....
Amsterdam, April 26, \ ,-orre
spoil,lent ,,n the Dutch island of
Schiermonnikoog telegrapha that a rcc
u'ar and heavy cannonade was
there from 2 til! 4 o'clock thia after?
noon, m a northerly direction,
BIG INCOME TAX EXPECTED
Will Probably Exceed Original
Estimates of $80,000,000.
w ?-hir.Rton, April 26. Complete
preliminary estimates from all internal
revenue collection districtl
that the individual and eorporati?
come tax this year will probably ?
the original estimates of K
If the estimate is borne o i
Spective issue Of Panama I
to ?well the slowly sinking general
fund of the Treasury may be 5?
longer than was thought possible.
It is understood thai the yeei will
show more individual taxables than i
? ?ar, when about 357,000 p< i
The Treasury' i tota nents
for the t',-cal y?-ar to '?ate in excess of
the receipt? for th- ?ame m-r. id :
the 1100,000^000 marh to
Arthur Scott Burden Better.
The condition of Arthur Scott H?r?
den, eon fined to hi? rooms at the St
Regia lor the last two week:., i a
preved since Sunday, according l
ian, Dr. George Dra|
Jixty-flrst Street. Yesterday Mr.
Bi.r'len walked for the first time in
several ?lays and ate heartily. He ha?
been suffering from the effects of a
mi!,! sunstroke brought ou by a recur?
rence of a weakness since failing from
a horse in England two years ago. I
LONDONERS IN PANIC
AT WHISKEY DROUTH
i Cabla to Tha Ti
April 20. There
? Lord.,', wh ' v
drinker? for the
it i? of 'he
o obta n any I
in fact, to u. ,.v wl
rroi of war ha-, i
of the direc I ' ? m of John
for the scarcity to The Tribune corre?
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"There is just as ni'ich in
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them a year, thu
t?, I, indon from Scotland, but
mh ,\ if
Boyd Fails to Get Pardon.
Trenton, N. J The \ t
Court of I na te day denied
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i: Bo; ?1. an 1 >?
N .) . .i?:" Former Pr?
EYEGL ??...StS thatfit right?l?o?x right?
: t it Spencer'a, . Maiden Lane.
GERMANS HOLD I
Allies Forced to Form
New Front Against
BACK IN ALSACBi
Kaiser's Troops Thrust
Foe from Hartmans
BRITAIN IN SUSPENSE
Streams of Wound?: d Show
Fierceness of Invader? Fffort
to Break Flanders Lino.
London, Anrll 26, W!lile th.? slalsSSl
of the German and Frei n war offices
present many contra?i:ct in?, It i? evi?
dent that the opposing armie? nor?h
of Vpre? aro now wi ?lug one of the)
most desperate battl ? of the war. Th?
French claim jralns .r the .?Miles, but
it seems clenr th; * the German.? hold
much of tho groa-, i which they won in
their drive ?gain -t the northern ?,?)?)
of the Allies' sn
On the extre-- i eastern front in thu
western theat of war the Germans
also have raptured a position which
ha? been the -one of ile?perat? fight?
ing for month?. They have ?Irlven ?he
French from the summit of Hartmann?.
Weilerkopf. :n Alsace, back to the po?
sitions on the slopes from which Gen
??ral Jo'Trr' troops on Ifareh 21 made
'he rpirk i-'-arsre which won them the
British Re-form II--.
Th? most ?letaile.l repor- s
flghtinij aroiin?l Ypres receive?! here to?
day is eontsined in the officiai rep.sr":
of the nr itish War i'fflee. In this
Marshall Sir John French ?ay?:
"First Severe rlrrhtint: to the i
east of \ rires ?till continue?, 'he ?reli?
erai ??tuition remainin.; unchnnirerl.
Our ?eft .link, in rea:
to meet " he alte. ?
the oriri'inl forced re?irement of th?s
French, had to face to the north and
tend '?> 'he west bevond St. Julien.
"Thu ? - "n weakene?! OUI line
for a tin-. . and after a very gallant
resistance i,y tho Canadians against
superior numbers, ist. Julien ?va? cap
t'lrcil by the enemy. ?>ur lines ? OW
run south of that place.
"Second Our troops to the east of
Ypres h?- ? borne tho brunt of repiat
?"1 heavy a-tacks, which they had I
bornly opposed throughout I
in an ? 'rely unexpected situation,
? exercise of
gallant!.. ?in?l fortitude by the men ami
quick , ,.urc?> an.I other it;
quslit ? by their commanders.
Gas numbs Fail.
"11. rd Attacks ss.-i.? also delivered
lay by the Germans on the east
?m ?p'.".?' of this
? ? enemj of eephy ?
111 ae ka -.v, -
i iffieera ar.,1 men a
??In tl ' ,'",?,
ire have inflict? d
, m the German . Our 1
II Engllah heavy
"One of our aviators dropped bomb?
iitrai station this afternoon
and destroyed th?> juni though
? brought his ma
ly back t?i our ;
.'...? lines "h>- war '
m period of such strain and ??<?
iai ?aid, ai?- being
? .?? Channel, wh'le th?s
inning to eoma fr??iu
;!?? Bl Hill Mo. 60.
Fngland Kept Informed.
For the lirst t.n-.?' ilnce ihe outbreak
of 'i.- people are thoroughly
of the magnitude of the battl*
actually in progrt Hitherto ?. ?'? s
on. Nu?', how? l ae?
iming cur i<
? ? wholly fn ? >
borders to Holland, au
Id te the
ll ihm Hol
i any o?f,
> . .
Whil? if those erjuipped
??? t'l.rni an ? ? ,
a they have
? - around Ypres, an
believe 'hut ?
only a feint in foi ?? to | . .?
- v. hilt? ! ?
? . ..m I'nup Si.ei ? ?sf ul.
????sst'ul coup, sshich, while it d
i resk, did den! 'he Allies' I.ne The?
g the Brit?
irtion of the I -. , ,]riit
v. .. ? counter
*' " which an? r,fl,
oughout the empire, recaptured
the i. 'l
1 The French and belglans, whfi ,^