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VOL. I NO. 81
PnlLADBIiPBtlA, WEDNESDAY, DEOEMBJHS 10, 1014.
PBIOID OlOS OEHT
OonuiinT.lOlltBT ini Fcstia Limn CoUriirr.
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With Land Forces in
Nevfc Drive Toward
Ostend, Open Furious
Fire Upon German
Belgians Gain Ground Along
Yser, Beating Invaders
Back From Entrenched
Points on Left Bank.
French Win Further Ad
vantage in Fighting South
. ,. ip
Violent bombardment of Wcstende
by British warships seeking to drive
back its German occupants was, re
ported today in tho official; com-i
munique of the French War Office.
The statement indicate! the greatest
activity yesterday in the western war
zone. It was asserted that the Bel
gian tr'oops had 'repulsed a counter
attack by .the Germans and had oc
cupied farms along the left bank of
In the region of Arras, alqjig the,
Aisne and in the Champagne district
artillery duels were continuously in
progress, the French obtaining an ad
vantage at several points.
In the Woevre region .the French
are declared to have repulsed several
vattacks.- -- 9t-tjm
Berlin officially reports that the Al
lies' advance east from Nieuport was
repulsed and 450 French were taken
Fierce fightltlg 'has developed at
Lowicz, where the Germans, rein
forced, have renewed determinedly
their forward movement on Warsaw.
Hot assaults are being made on the
Russian centre, but according to Fet
rpgrad official reports without the
gaih qf any advantage,
Berlin has admitted retreat of the
force moving on Warsaw from the
Concluded on Porn Tour
r-s5r i j rjh
Skaters and cold air fiends are tha only
pries finding- any- thing pleasant about tha
present brand of winter weather, Those
or this typo who Uva In Frankford got
quite enough with tho mercury at zero,
but tha rtst of tho city shivered about
Jta furnaces this morning under an of.
flclal temperature of 13 degrees. Some
now It never gets as cold on top of tha
Fostofflce. where tho official thermometer
la located, as In tho streets. The weather'
man Is not taking any chanres and con
fines' himself to predicting for today.
Washington had a. little bit to say(ys.
terday about tomorrow and tho schedule.
Is for warmer weather.
A few degrees maka little dlfference;:
for fhiladtlphia and vicinity
S ar ana, continued cold today. Mod
erate northwtt wind.
For details, eeo page z.
Observations at Mxlladelphia
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Almanac of tha Say
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CHHHrXUT STRBST WHARF
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tam fitat (tomorrow) 7 & g
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WHERE GREAT SEA BATTLE-WAS STAGED TODAY OFF ENGLISH COAST
Points under attack by German warships today are about 400 miles in a straight line from Kiel.
Hartlepool is about 225 miles north of London and 40 miles from Scarborough. Wnitbv, also reported
attacked, is about halfway between these two cities. Hartlepool has about 30,000 people, West
Hartlepool 75,000 and Whitby about 20,000.
OFFICIAL WAR REPORTS
In Belgium, Yestendo (northeast of
Lombaertzyde), haB been violently
bombarded by the Britlah fleet. The
Belgian army' has repulsed a. 'counter
attack on St. peorgo's, and has oc
cupied the embankments on tho left
side of the Xsor.
Our troops, who Jiad already gained
ground In the direction of Klein Zllll
beke, havo also progressed, but less
appreciably, In the region of Bt. Elot.
In tho region of Arras, in that of tht
Alsno and In tho Champagne district
there havo been artillery ngagements.
In which we havo gained tho advan
tage of different points. In tho 'Woevre
region -yro havo repuUed numerous
German attacks In the Forest of
Mont mart re, and havo kept control
of the trenches copturod.
In Alsace we havo repulsed nn at
tack to the west of Camay.
In the Mlawn. region our action con
tinues, and tho success gained by our
troops has been maintained.
On the left bank of the Vistula
targo-.forcea .of. .-the nmy nrn-con
centratlng. In the area adjacent to
tho river near How, the presonco of
several new bodies of tha .enemy
which havo Just reached our front
has been disclosed.
Since the morning of December 14
there has been flerce lighting between
Lowicz, tha Vistula, and the loft
bank of tho Bzura, and both sides
have been alternately oh the offensive
and defensive. Our troops, however,
havo been able to make soma
The fighting In the other regions
along the whole stretch of the front
has been, less Intense. A marked
weakening of tho enemy between
Czenstochowa and Cracovr Is re
ported, and In that region the Ger
mans are, completing their movements
by railway toward the passes of tha
In western Gallcla the battle is
In western Gallcla our troops, after
advancing to the line of Jaolo and
Rajbrot, continued to press on.
In addition to the 81,000 Russians
taken up to December 11 we have cap
tured 7000 mote, together with 15 guns,
Tn western Gallcla.
In the Carpathians we are pursuing
the Russian fragments that were un
able to retreat with the main forces.
In Poland the Russians ara withdrawing-from
their positions near Plo
Ail Austrian soldiers have been
driven from Servla.
Not a single enemy remains on our.
YOUTHS FIGHT WITH KNIVES
AND PISTOL AT STATION1
Passengers Afraid to Interfere and
One Combatant Is Shot.
A young man Is In tho Bryn Mawr Hos
pital with two bullets In his body and
another Is under arrest as the result of
a knife and revolver light at the Ard
mora station of the Pennsylvania Rail
road in full view of score of Main Lino
residents today The Injured youth Is
Fonflra Qulplzeio, IS years old, of 1114
("Sybster street, and the boy accused of
also of this city.
Physicians found that Sulplzelo was
shot In the arm and In the back, but as
tha revolver with which the shooting
was done was only 23 calibre his con
dition Is not serious and he is expected
Blmer Jones, a. foreman for the Bell
Telephone Company, probably saved Sul
pliolo from further Injury .when ha
snatched the revolver away from Rainlo.
A third shot fired by tha latter graxed
Jones' shoulder, jut blistering the skin.
The tight oeeqrred at 10:15 o'clock this,
morning rrowds of 'men 'and women wait
ing for trains were standing on both
platforms of the station at tha time.
Sulplzelo and Ratalo both were employed
by the Pennsylvania Railroad la eCw
triflwUlon work along ih Main IsJne.
They got Into an argument, supposed to
have ben over the war In BuriVpe
After talking for 13 minutes both boys
drew knives, aad rushed ct aah other.
They wars so well malaxed, however
that ssttber was ale to do any damage.
Passenger were afraid to interfere as
the youths srujglaij about, and finally
th boys drew apart ef their own o
eofd. The argument was resumed, sod
in tha aUast of it fUlato Is accused of
draw teg bis revolver aad shooting Su
pizaio PaUwm King, of tHa Lowr
Mm1o fures, srv4.tad him after sand
iMg Um Injur! boy to tha hospital
juncrB xjxsmTwaTiaLLi: nj.
The condition of J4 Joha I. Utmty,
of- th Oewft of CoMtCtoja Psaas. who i
111 at his tjMaM, MM Sprue strati, was
mtwwtsd a wttteal tola nwroia. Ha
vum& iU sight b4 Us- ji
dtfif 9tid Urn taUum ut
WARSHIPS STRIKE GERMAN RAIDERS
TO AVENGE DARING DASH ON EAST COAST
GEN. SCOTT GOING
TO MEXICO BORDER
. AS COMMANDER
Chief of Staff, Personal
Friend of Vilja, Will Use
His Influence to Stop
Fusillade at Naco.
WASHINGTON. Deo. 1& Major General
Hugh U Scott, Chief of Staff of tha
Army, will leavo today for Naco, Ariz,,
to taka personal charge of the situation
there. In connection with thls. sudden
porta reached tho War Department that
Infantry and artillery already wcro on
tho way In readiness for any orders that
might be given to end the Mexican fusil
lade across the border.
In a statement. Secretary Garrison de
clared tho dispatch of General Scott was
due to the wide acquaintance of the
Chief of Staff with conditions nlong the
frontier. General Scott, before being
called on to assume virtual command of
the army, was In command of tho troops
constituting the border patrol.
Secretary Garrison Issued this state
ment In connection with ordering Gen
eral Scott to the border:
By reason of the personal acquaint
ances acquired with the different fac
tions while he was stationed on the
border, General Scott has been sent
to Naco. This Is done In thq hope
that he may bo able, by reason of the
knowledge and acquaintances ac
quired, to Induce tho warring factions
on. tha Mexican slda of the Una to
desist Imperiling persons and prop
erty on our side. General Bliss has
pointed out to us tho possibility of
utilizing General Scott's (knowledge
and experiences In this way,
General Scott is a close, personal friend
of General Villa, as well as many other
Mexican leaders and ha will go to Naco,
It is understood,, as a sort of emissary
In a final attempt to prevent conditions
which, if .they continue, now seem cei
tain to result in an armed clash.
TROOPS MOBILIZE QUICKXY
IN OBEDIENCE TO ORDER
TEXAS CITY, Tex, Dec 16.-Scarcely
13 hours after receiving Secretary Garri
son's orders to move to Naco, Arizona, to
reinforce the artillery and cavalry de
tachment already there, the 6th Brigade
was reported early today to bo "on the
move," The three batteries ordered from
Fort SHI, Oklahoma to tha Arizona bor
der, have also began their quick mobiliza
tion on tho bdrder,
PINOHOT OIiASHES 'WITH: SMOOT
Charges Interests With. Opposing De
velopment of "Water Power.
WASHINGTON, Dec. lJ.-G!fford Pin
phot, author of the Roosevelt conserva
tion policies, today clashed with Senator
gmoot, of Utah, exponent of State rights
and private development of tho natural
resources'ot tha country, At tha hearing
before ne Senate Publla Lands Commis
sion on tha Ferris bill for Federal leas
ing of waterpower on the publlo domain,
Pinchot charged the water power In
terests with opposing tha development of
power except where they were assured
Smoot deofared his opposition to Fed
eral development was based solely on tha
ballet that the States had full tltla to
tha water and that they alone should
control its use.
"Tna one thing to do with water power
Is to develop It." said pinchot "What
ever retards or restrlsts tha development
of water power on terms fair to the pub
lic is against public policy and hostiia
to the genera rjwt"
"" SPH'USSSSI I 1H I mi I -
I' I HI ImTiT
J?arraer Injured In CelUslan Nar
Broad ajj4 Cumberland Streets.
J B Van, a farmer at Fort Watfe.
lagtea. k4 a f raard abouldsr aad
touraal turis today twa bin hay
wagon was MwisMMl by as Aetna Tea.
Company (otostrvck near Broad and
Ttw wm ni anwltslMd. PoiteaiM
John Warner, of la Htb. and Barb
sweats afeUoit, stow tha bens wkas
&ey Uait4 to flit wy. Rabat
MAtfT. tt oid. UK Pottrtwi
Tho figures Indicate? temperatures on
tho street at Broad nnd Chestnut
streets, as reported by Ledger Cen
tral: Midnight II 8 n. m 22
-l.a. ni. 23 9 a. m.
2 a. m.. 23 10 a. m..
3 n. m 23,11 a. m..
4 a. m 23 12 noon.,
5 a. m. 22 1 p. m..
G a. m 22 2 p. m..
7 a. m 23 3 p. m...
ZERO WEATHER IN CITY,
WITH NO RELIEF IN SIGHT
Skating at Wyncote, and Park Xakca
Zero weathor in Frankford, with figures
far below the ofllclal low mark of 13 de
grees at many other points, chilled the
marrow of early risers today. At 8 o'clock
tho mercury had gone up only a point, to
11 decracB. and a 12-mlte wind Rtung
no rouer loaay can no lounu uy iuu
oniclnl weather f6rficaster In his study
of the charts The forecast for today is
continued cold and fair weather. It Is
too early (o predict for tomorrow, but
Indications are that there will be a gen
eral rise In temperatures.
In tho meantime charitable organiza
tions havo had to redouble their efforts
to caro for the poor. Scores of families
whose bread winners are unemployed are
without coal and sufllclent clothing and
the organizations of the city are being
taxed to the utmost to caro for them.
Wyncoto Is tho first point near this city
to report Ice sufficiently thick for skating.
This la on the ponds In the estate of
John Wanamaker there. Lakes In Fair
mount Park, and other bodies of water
In tho outlying sections of the city are
frozen over, however, and tha lco la
There should bo skating tomorrow, un
less thoro Is. a sudden thaw. Hundreds of
calls for Information as to tho strength
of the tea on the park lakes are being
received at the park gunrd houses. The
guards are watching tha lakes to see
that venturesomo skaters take no risks
until the Ice is strong enough to bear
HERRICK SEES WILSON
Former Envoy Suggests Unification
of Work for War Sufferers.
WASHINGTON, Dec. 18,-Myron T.
Herrlck, former Ambassador to France,
was In conference half an hour with
President Wilson today on tho unification
of the relief work for war sufferers now
being done by American organizations.
"I think that this concentration of all
relief work Is bound to coma about in
tho near future," he said. "It goes with
out saying that It Is desirable and all
the various organizations doing relief
work are In favor of It. I talked over
with the President this phase of the
situation and told him my views of the
CHASE OF DRESDEN IS ON
German Cruiser leave a Port in Ma
- . gellan Strait.
SANTIAGO, Chili, Dec. W.-An official
communication received here from Punta
Arenas announces that tha German
cruiser Dresden left there. Sunday.
The communication adds that tha Brit
ish qrulser Bristol arrived at Punta
Arenas Monday, but left there Im
mediately. i qyj - ' " "
MEXICAN VICE CONSUL NAMED
Alezander Laatra Has Been
pointed to Serve Here.
Alexander Lasts has baan appointed
vice consul of Mediae to PtHaiielp)lla.
He has basfi In W9 consular servicer two
years, formerly being a clerk In tha
Mexican consulate. In New York- He Is
St years aid.
Tha consul here, I V Navarro, was
offered the consulate at Chicago, but re
fused it, preferrlsg to remain here.
UNER DOMINION A DAY &ATE
The American Hoar Dominion, from
Liverpool. was reported In the capes at
a o'aliok this morning and will doak at
tha Washington araniM Hfbrt at 6 o'aktak
this waning, on ?ay late. Tha ship ra
penvd a Tough voyag across and taut sv
Mruog tWe against Mr on tha whota
Journey. TU Domjuloii carriaa $ steer
am sjid 3u) flpnln nasaangans.
New 3?Vur Naar Xasson Peak Crater
RSDD1NQ, CsX, Deo. K.-A 3Woat
1st ef vapor is lasnlag from, new Assure
bajj oUla frmn tna mala crater of
l.atsan FaaJn, naajr bar, thia batog Uta
tb eruption In so lst (aw nrnntJH Th
Wrh-a not l a fa vokwna
In sobm ptavioua Inwajioaj, bat has oon
W&i ji.gw iteii s XwrwUr wvstlsas-.
REHEARING OR OUST
COMMISSION, IS CRY
OF THE COMMUTERS
Attorney in Harrisburg Plan
ning to Seek Removal of
Board if Request Is Re
fused. Steps to bring about tha removal of
tho members of tho Pennsylvania Publlo
Service Commission unless thoy will grant
an cntlro now hearing of tho passenger
rate Increase enso and otter satisfactory
explanation for their course In ndvlslng
tho railroads In advanco what their de
cision was to bo are being planned by
Edwin M. Abbott, attorney for tho com
muters. In Harrisburg today.
Tho admission by Commissioner Emory
It. Johnson yesterday that tho railroads
wcro Informed what tho formal decision
of tho commission would bo a day bqfore
It was made public, has given rise to
a new storm of protest among tho com
muters. That tho commission 'dealt un
fairly with them Is tho opinion of all
who took part In tho rato light.
Beforo leaving for Harrisburg this
morning Mr. Abbott declared that ho In
tended making a personal appeal to the
Commission to grant a new hearing and
to make full explanation of tho advlco
given to the railroads, and not tho com
muters, as to what the rato decision
would bo. Should tho Commission refuse
to reopen tho case steps will bo taken to
have tho entlro matter taken Into tho
Dauphin county courts.
HOW COMMISSIONERS AltD HE
MOVED. Tho removal of tho Commission rests
with the Governor and tho Senate. Arti
cle 4, section 15 of tho act creating tho
Tho Governor, by and with the con
sent of the Senate, may remove any
Commissioner, or any of tho counsel
to tha Commission, for tnefllclency,
noglect of duty, or misconduct -in of
fice, giving him a copy of the charges
poriunity to Da publicly heard, In
person, or by counsel, in his own
defense, lipon not less than 10 days'
notice. If such Commissioner shall
ba removed tho Governor shall Hie In
the offlco of the Secretary of tho
Commonwealth a complete statement
of all charges made against such Com
missioner and his findings thereon,
together wJth a complete record of tho
Should Mr. Abbott determine 'to press
for tho removal of tho commissioners It
Is probable that ha will havo to do so
as counsel for the Philadelphia and Head
ing Commuters' Association or for the
Oak Lane Improvement Association, of
which ho Is president. Instead of for tho
United Business Men's Association.
Edward B. Martin, chairman of the
Transportation Committee ot the United
Business Men's Association, declared this
morning that It would not back Mr. Ab
bott In urging the removal of tho com
mission. 'We will first urge the commission to
grant a rehearing of the entire case,"
Mr. Martin said, "and then wo will devote
Concluded on rase Two
MINES EXPLODED 20 FEET
FROM CUNARD LINER'S BOW
Passengers on Transylvania. Tell of
Narrow Escape In Channel.
NEW yOItK. Dec. 16,-Two mines ex
ploded with terrlflo force about 3) feet
from the bow of tho Cunard liner Tran
sylvania while she was steaming through
the English Channel at dawn on De-'
cembei- g, according to passengers uboard
the liner, which arrived here today.
It was 4 o'clock, and every one on board,
with the exception of tho officers on
watch, was asleep. A gala vsus raging
and the Transylvania was plowing
through mountainous seas. A Jet of
flame shot up, and then water followed,
going high Into the air and coming down
on the deck of the liner.
Hardly had tho sound of the first ex
pieslon died away, with tha Trans) 1
vanla still rocking Ilka a cork, when an
other explosion occurred off the star
toard bow of the liner. Another Jet of
flamo hissed from the sea and another
wave of water swept over the ship.
Every passenger on the boat was
thrown out of his bunk by the first ex
plosion and thrown about his stateroom
by tha second. The passengers rushed
on deek. They were In a .panic, thinking
that" the ship had been torpedoed, or that
it had hit a mine. The oftloera calmed
The Transylvania carried JM passengers.
Including Sir Charles Allom, London's
greatest architect and a member of the
Prisoners of War Help Committee.
RESENTS TREASON CHARGE
Congressman Bartholdt Denounces
Accusation He Represents Kaiser
WASHINGTON. Dae 1.-Btoing to a
question of personal privilege la tha
House today, Representative Barthoidt.
of Missouri, denounced a statement made
la a. New York newspaper that ho and
Representative Lobaolc. Necrosis, and
Representative VoUmar, of Iowa, aoted
as representatives of th QenaM Qovorn
ment in tha House,
"Representaltvee; VoUmar, Loback and
myself ara praotspaUy charged with high
U4asoit against tha United suttee in that
wa ara acting for tha Uarman Govern
Bitot in CoBerees." ha said. ' I ana a
man who Is loyal to tha Stars nnd Sjripes.
I an for Aatesioa a Kant Xafffciod.
against OariBaoy. aaein,tb worid."
Albanlaju Dociar War em atarik
4MC7KBDAM, Dae M- -The paopla of
the awUtern paxi of AttwJtnv hv to
cl(a4 wax agslMt tha jfervt, jw a
diPU- to the TaUraf tttm W-umtiale.
Whitby, Scarborough and Har
tlepool Shelled by Cruisers in
Timed Assault by Squadron
Slipping Out From Base at
Kiel and Running Gauntlet of
Mines and British Patrol i
Two of Kaiser's Battle Craft Reported
Sunk By British Fleet Following
Raid and Others Driven Off As Four
Destroyers Give Battle to Foes Off
Hartlepool Woman Killed at Whitby.
HARTLEPOOL, England, Dec 16.
Forty-seven persons were killed and many wounded by the German;
bombardment of HartlepooL today. The cannonade lasted 40 minutes. Thirty
persons were killed in Hartlepool proper and 17 in the old town section.
Many were wounded in West Hartlepool. Four storage gas tanks were de
stroyed and the city tonight is in darkness. v
LONDON. Dec. 1(5,
All infantry and artillery units in England have been called out. Th
coast stations are fully manned. Several towns have been notified of the
recent attacks. Inhabitants of Tynemouth were ordered to remain indoors
LONDON, Dec 16.
Gcrmnn cruisers which early today bombarded the towns of Scarborough?
Hnrtlopool nnd Whitby, on tho cast coast of England, are now engaged In n
battlo for their lives with British warships called by wireless to cut oft tho
daring rnlders and prevent tholr return to their homo base. At Hartlepool
four British destroyers Immediately attacked tho Kaiser's cruisers, and unof
ficial reports declare that they havo been Joined by heavier craft, and a ter
rific battlo Is now being fought oft that port,
Tho cannonado 1b bo heavy that windows hnvp been broken 20 miles away.
FfiySPff l!?atJt,l?. Gorman attacjrnay. havo been tJionreudn.to An attempt
to land troops on this coast, sea planes havo been Sent front Blyth 'to patrol
the Northumberland shoro lino and ffivo notice of any such daring expedition.
German cruisers swooping down upon tho English coast today made the
most daring raid of the war, bombarding the seaport cities of Harttopocn,
Scarborough nnd 'Whitby.
It was tho signal for decided reply by tho British, nnd the long expected
North Sea naval battlo Is on.
Two of tho German cruisers are reported to- have been sunk In tho attack
by British torpedo craft Immediately
Tho Press Bureau says, however, there Is no confirmation "as yet' of the report.
Ono woman at "Whitby "was killed, nnd it is said that at least nine residents of
Hnrtlopool were victims, Tho attacking cruisers approached to within three
miles of Whitby, and tho shelling there began between 9 nnd 10 o'clock this
It nppenrs tho German raid was timed to take place at several points on
tho- coast nnd that a large fleet la engaged.
Tho historic abbey at Whitby was
partly destroyed. Three churches In
Scarborough were struck, and set on Are,
numerous buildings wero damaged, two
railway station platforrm destroyed, and
the population thrown Into a panlo which
resulted In a wild rush for trains from
Great Britain's patrol fleet has engaged
the German raiders at several points, the
Admiralty announces. The outcome of,
tne engagement uireciea against me
raiders had not been reported early thl
afternoon, but It was believed the fleet
commanders were aDout to round up ina
enemy. The greatest naval light of tha
war la believed In progress.
The first details of the bombardment
came from liun wnen refugees irom
Scarborough arrived there. They re
ported that the German vessels appeared
off the coast soon utter oayngnt. 'mere
wero four of them. Tha bombardment
ot the town began at 7.W a. m.
A statement from the War Office, sup
plementing an earlier announcement from
tha Admiralty this afternoon, says:
The fortress commander at West
Hartlepool reports that German war
vessels engaged the fortress between
S and 9 o'clock this morning. They
were driven off A small German
vessel also opened Are on Scarbor
ough and Whitby.
The report from the War Office does not
agree with stories told by the refugees
from Scarborough. They declaro four
German cruisers participated In the bom
bardment of the town. From Whitby it is
R00SEVELTS ON THE NAVY
Colonel Won't Testify Assistant
Secretary Gives Els Views,
WASHINGTON, Dao. 18 -Colon! Rood.
velt declined today ta testify bafsra the
Iloupe Naval Commute regarding tba
preparedness f tha United States wHl
tary and naval forces. U sent Rayrasan
tativa llobson this telegram.
TUanks for your telegram- 1 4a net
see that I can add otbr than what
) hate again and again written, and
I do not believe I would serve any
useful purpose by appearing- It Apes
not seem ta me that it would be wall
tq take any public action In the mat
ter. I would eema if I could 4 any
goad, but I do not baUava it would
d y good.
Hnfeton withdrew a, request that Reese
velt m susjtrnonaa.
Assistant Saeretavy a tfee Ma-vy KoesV
velt teetuted- tuinV Ha Amlires? be
ovj chiaf wsaJiiijMM lay fc ioahtiuy u
put into autkw In a few Uy its full
lore Ue said W.eu ad41UofisJ tmm
would ba reaulrad to pUe In fomsslnioa
all tha wftraMW the navy.
Stsuto Ssjne Sord Apot9twuta
HAIUtWWUIU, I'm,. Dae la.-ttowru.5i-Teiisr
today raasjitttad Jufci, M
Phttfita, ut VHUburaa.. as a mewfecr f
. J .at - - -
;J, mjgtm. t m. Vary, mrj
J-W Wfc iMfe&aRlt
following bombardment of the cSUesT
also stated two cruisers were engaged
Instead of one.
Between iO and BO shells fell In Scar
borough, tha refugees said. The enuny's
warships opened fire without warning.
Their first shells, feeling for thd range,
landed In the section of town close to
tha shore. Three churches which were
struck stood out as targets by which tha
German gunners evidently directed their
Are and all were struck early in tha
Whitby ta midway between Hartlepool
,and Scarborough. This section ot tha
British coast is directly across tha North
Sen from Kiel, the famous German naval
A dispatch to the Dally Mall from Hull
says that one of the first German shells
fired against Scarborough struck St
Martin's Church, tearing a great hole
In the edifice. Another church was struck
and damaged. Boon after the cannonade
began tha streets were filled with woman
and children, who had fled from thtr
homes In their night clothing The roofs
of a number of homes were carried away
The German raid Is believed to has
been started from Cuxhaven or Wtlhehns
haven, the German naval bases, south of
the Kiel Canal and about 310 miles front
the British coast almost due east
Jt was necessary fop the German K?
to steam across the North Sea, psla
through mine fields and evading tha
powerful British patrpl fle-jU tuoni
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Beneficial Saving J?und Society,
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Philadelphia, Utn sad Chestnui streets.
at noon today.
roe names ate weir way through u
floor Into the office of FreaMeut litim
J. Dohan batata they ware dlsvme?,
Fireman Carroll, who was niaktnf A tf;
phoned fer a ohsmtoal eugiju. Ii
clerks of the bank, be kept th nr
control until arrival ot thfc apparatus. Iff
loss was sngnt.
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