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BRITISH BATTLESHIP SUNK IN
London. British battleship Corn
wallis, 14,000 tons, was torpedoed
and sunk'in Mediterranean sea Tues
day. Of the crew thirteen are mis
The Cornwallis was built in 1901
and carried a crew1 of 750 men. She
was capable of a speed of 19 knots
and was 405 feet in length.
The seaplane carrier Benoychree
was.also sunk today in Kastelorizzo
Pefrograd. Gain by German
forces announced of two heights
north of mouth of Oituz river, Ru
mania, as result of repeated attacks.
Berlin, via Sayville Wireless. Six
officers and more than 800 soldiers
of other ranks were captured with
six machine guns, in .further Ger
man advarifce in Rumania.
London. "We did not reject peace
terms. No terms were offered. We
offered only a trap baited with fine
words." Premier Lloyd George( de
clared today, speaking before ' the
Guild Hall meeting in commenting
on the allied answer to Germany's re
.'cent peace note.
Paris. German attack in Caur
rieres woods, next to Verdun, was re
pulsed during night after lively com
bat in which Germans suffered se
London. Greece has accepted de
mands of allies' ultimatum, accord
ing to dispatches received today
Acceptance of entente's demands
closes, it is believed, a long period
of negotiating between allies and
King Constantine. As soon as Greek
government indicates its actual ac
quiescence by beginning withdrawal
of troops from Northern Greece it is
assumed allied blockade will be
withdrawn. Stoppage of all sup
plies en route to Greece during the
past few weeks has resulted in de
pletion of food in kingdom and js
suance of bread cards.
. Allied demand? were framed with.
aim of protecting allied armies and
their operations out of Salonika and
safeguarding them against possible
London. 600 Turks killed or
wounded and 1,600 captured when
British force captured strong enemy
position northeast of El Arish, Egypt,
SHERIFFS WARM UP FOR THAW
INSANITY FIGHT AGAIN?
New York, Jan. 11. Theory that
Harry Thaw will give himself up or
be arrested in Pittsburgh was virtual
ly abandoned by authorities here to
day and preparations were made to
run him down, wherever his trail
may lead. No one seems to know
where he Is.
Pittsburger's spectacular flight
from Matteawan to Canada, with
posses in trains, automobiles and on
foot at his heels, may again be
Adjucjged sane and freed after a
long and bitter fight from the official
net that had bound him since night
he shot Stanford White to death,
Thaw again is a fugitive by his own
actions. He faces prospect of fight
ing his return to Matteawan as an
insane patient when he is caught.
Warning that "Thaw may commit
another homicide" ws issued to the
public today by Evelyn Nesblt, for
mer wife of Harry Thaw, now Mrs.
"He is a dangerous man to be at
large," said Evelyn, "and he should
be confined at once for the safety of '
Pittsburgh, Jan. 11.r Harry K.
Thaw is a public benefactor and to
prosecute him now would constitute
a crime; it would roh many boys in
different sections of the country of
education which Thaw is paying for.
Stephen Stone, counsel for the
Thaw family, so stated today to a
reporteMor1 the United Press.
Chauffeurs' union and Atlas Tax!
cabjCo. signed new agreement.
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