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GERMANY TO TORPEDO ARMED
London, Feb. 11. New issues, as
grave as those revolving about sink
ing of Lusitaniar may arise between
U. S. and central powers, officials
here declared today, as result of Ger
man announcement that all enemy
armed merchantmen will be treated
as warships and torpedoes without
warning after Feb. 29.
Austria, according to Amsterdam
dispatch today, has handed to Amer
ican ambassador at Vienna note al
most identical in text with German
London. Beginning with local at
tacks in Artois and south of Arras,
fighting is now spreading all along
western front Petrograd reports
Russians engaged in heavy attack
against Austrian positions northwest
of Czernowitz and along entire front
from Bessarabia to Volhynia.
French have been counter-attacking
almost without cessation for 48
hours in Vimy heights region.
London. Belgian legation today
reiterated recent denial of reports
that Germany has made proposals of
peace to Belgium.
VJOOLD M6AM -tiJO WHORBO
MD FORTY SHOES
KJorse srioeR in a
New York. Mollie Fancher, fa
mous invalid of Brooklyn, who had
been bedridden for 50 years, is dead.
Washington. Sec'y Daniels ap
proved report of academic board of
naval academy for dismissal of 8
cadets for failure to make grades of
62 y2 per cent in examinations.
San Francisco. Warrants being
served on German consular repre
sentatives and local shipping men in
dicted for neutrality violations.
Oswego, N. Y. Major James E.
Normoyle, commandant at Fort On
tario, dead. Blood poisoning.
New York. Net earnings of 465
per cent on capitalization of $1,000,
000 reported by Winchester Repeat
ing Arms Co. Made huge profits in
New York. Col. Roosevelt and
Mrs. Roosevelt, will sail on 30-day
tour of West Indies on Liner Guiana
Calgary, Alt Alberta government
took $2,000,000 insurance with
Lloyd's, London, against damage to
government buildings by any act of
New York. Crew of schooner John
Bossert to be landed following rescue
by pilot boat when Bossert broke in
to flames off Atlantic Highlands,
south of Sandy Hook.
New York. William Bergold sim
ply can't laugh today. His laugh in
court, when his wife charged him
with molesting her cost Bergold 30
day jail sentence.
McKees Rocks, Pa. Leaving a
note to his parents asking for a "nice
funeral from the house," David Wag
ner, 18, killed himself.
London. Norwegian steamer
Vaarli sunk by mine in North sea.
John Halicki sentenced to 35 years
for his part in murder of Steve Zbor
el, saloonkeeper, 93d and Vaughan.
Death sentence will be sought for