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BRITISH WARSHIPS SCOUR THE
OCEAN OFF NEW YORK
New York, Jan. 30. British war
ships are prowling off coast beyond
New York today, according to re
ports in shipping quarters.
Their vigil is due to rumored pres
ence of German raider perhaps one
of recent South American privateers,
about 700 miles off this port.
Christiania. German submarine
recently reported sunk "near Ham
merfest was U-27, according to hv
formation received here today.
London. Third of allied confer
ences seeking co-operation of all
forces of all entente nations in prog
ress' at Petrograd.
London. Steamer Argo blown up
with loss of nine men. Nine of crew
rescued. Was iron steamer of 1.261
tons, owned by H. M. Wrangell & Co.
and of Norwegian registry.
Paris Infantry fire stopped Ger
man attack on French trench in the
region of Hill 304. Intermittent can
nonading reported on remainder of
front and three enemy air planes
brought down in 'air combats.
Berlin, via Sayville Wireless.
Unsuccessful evening attacks by
French forces against positions on
Height 304, won last week by Ger
man troops, reported.
Elsewhere on western front recon
ncitering engagements occurred in
the Artois sector and temporarily
lively artillery combat between, the
Ancre and the Somme. '
Mrs. Helen Diamond, 3421 Indiana
av., Texas woman who wore gun in
holster to movies, fined $100 for car
rying concealed weapon.
Mrs. Anton Alenik, 30, trapped by
flames in home, 2326 W. North av.,
saved by firemen.
Civil service com'n certified Dr.
Roscoe Giles, colored, as junior phy
sician at municipal tuberculosis san
itarium, paying no heed to protest of
750 white patients.
Police Capt Jas. Madden, badly
PERSHING'S TROOPS PROTECT N1
FLIGHT OF AMERICANS
El Paso, Tex., Jan. 30. "With two
regiments of cavalry, Gen. Pershing
is remaining behind the main column
of the American expedition at Colo
nia Dublan in order to protect Amer
icans and Morman settlers who have
been unable to escape from the dis
trict, according to information ob
tained from refugees reaching the
border today. When the last of the
settlers escape, Gen. Pershing will
hurry north with his cavalry to act
as rear guard for the expedition.
Refugees arriving today state that
a refugee wagon train of natives and
Mormons a mile long left the Colonia
Dublan district yesterday for the
journey to the border under the pro
tection of the expedition. Many ref
ugess drove herds of cattle with
A big review of the entire Ameri
can expedition at Palomas lakes, five
miles across the -border from Colum
bus, is planned for next Sunday, pas
sengers arriving here from Colum
bus declared today. Then the move
ment bfr troops across the interna
tional line will start. ,
"NOTE DOES NOT ABOLISH THE
MONROE DOCTRINE," LEWIS
Washington, Jan. 30. Senator
Lewis, Democratic whip and admin
istration leader, today presented a
resolution in the senate defining the
president's recent address to that
body as "not proposing abolishment
of the Monroe doctrine."
Senator McCumber, Republican,
followed Lewis' action by offering a
resolution endorsing the president's
wish for an early peace among the
European nations, but not agreeing
with him in the "peace without vic
tory" phase of the message.
Washington. Pres. Wilson be
lieves action can be secured at this
session of congress on every im
portant measure in which he is inter'
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