ASQUITH PUTS STOP TO MORE
COURTMARTIALS AT PRESENT
London, May'lZ Premier Asquith,
arriving in Ireland today to take
charge of a situation admittedly
growing more serious, immediately
ordered postponement of further
courtmartials, pending outcome of
He urged upon the commander of
the- British forces a speedy inquiry
into shooting of Editor Skeffingten
of the Irish Citizen, whose, execution
without trial has aroused intense in
digation throughout' Ireland..
. Several thousand messages pro
testing against furtherexecutions of
rebel leaders reached prime minis
ter's offlve from various parts of Ire
RIGHT' HONORABLE HARCOURT
? . NAMED FOR IRISH' POST
LOUIS V. HARCOURT
Right Honorable Lewis Vernon
Haroourt will succeed Augustin Bir
' rell as secretary for Ireland, it is re
norted. Birrell resigned following de
cent, royons, jremojireg yim js
American girl, the daughter of Wal
ter Burns of New York.
HEAD OF CLOTHING- WORKERS
Sidney Hillman, president of the
Amalgamated Clothing Workers of
America,, was renominated yester
day at the Rochester convention and.
left last night, arriving in Chicago- to
day to take charge pf the strike of
clothing workers here.
There have been but few arrests
so- far in the strike which is daily
growing in proportion and it is be
lieved will tie up ttie industry be
fore the end of another week,
' Cutters and trimmers are expect
ed to come out of more of the shops
today and a walk-out of tailors in
the shops affected by the strike of
the cutters and JLrimmers' may come
at any moment - .
A mass meeting of the strikers will
be, held tonight in Sqhoenhofen, hall,
Ashland and Milwaukee. . Sidney
Hillman and Jacob Pankin will bo
the principal speakers.
DUTCH SAILORS MUTINY
Amsterdam, May 12. 300 Dutch
sailors aboard three battleships at
Java mutinied and paraded streets of
one of suburbs -Qf Batavia. Sixty
captured by Batavia garrison and
punished. Others fled and are still
o o . .
NO REPLY FROM. GERMANY
Amsterdam, 'May 12.. Germany
will acknowledge receipt' of. Pres.
, Wilson's note of acceptance through
Ambassador Gerard, but will make
joo reply. .
Paris. Heavy German attacks
against- western slopes of Dead
Mart's1 HH1 last night were repulsed
o-o N i
To remove eight 60-foot pillars of
Cont. and Comm'l bank bWg. be-
aaixause tagy .arc.cra&Kea, . -
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