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SIXTV-FOUKTJI YKAIl. XO. 82.
SATURDAY. JANUARY 23, 1915. TWELVE PAGES.
PHICE TWO CENTS.
IN AIR RAIDS;
SIX ABE DEAD
Germans Drop 80 Bombs
On Dunkirk, Slaying and
Say Moral Effect of His
Election as Speaker
Would be Bad.
Berlin Tells of Several
Successes Over the Al
lies in France.
WHAT WILL HE DO WITH BASEBALL?
NURSES WOUNDED SOLDIERS OF ALLIES
r fK'r tot' 3-
1 'V W-"'1
ONE SHIP IS CAPTURED
British Fliers Make Attack on
Eruges. Belgium. Decks, but
Dcmacje Is Unknown.
I u.r J r.. 21 Twenty wcrp wound-
) f i .i i m six died, in Carman ati-
:i"i" on I e.nkirk. mjs a semi-
' ..i'. t H.shty !o:i.bs wi-te
;,; ! l-'re r.e .1 and English aviators
.-,. ..a--- i the- Ge-rmari af -roplanes
i.i..- .; . .lo n on the Belgian
r The to occupants u ire
:.. ..j.- f.r: -.efi.-rs.
' -dam. J:i. 23. A British air
r..n !.-.; r. '1 h'.rj.h on Fr'-nre-.. He 1
. .in. i-j-k.- -ord: to the report
: :.- 1t.- r- - it 1 1 is not jH known,
i ti av;.ifir i-iaix-l unhurt, 'houeh
i t l by Germans.
! enl r;. Jan. 2". Fih rmm arrlv
, . . fr ni N' it dwi. k. Xe the-: l.md wi) .
,i .rii-g to a di.-pat-h t the Ex
i -. ar,g Tele-graph company from !--n.
-hey .uw arj airship founder in
t NnrM .. .i Friday niglit. They
v ere- lin.iii!.- t assist the aircraft.
7i.-lr i!-- ripii,n indicates that ft ua
a ; Ij 1 i r: .
Cromer Report Vis t.
'nut;.-. England. Jan. 23 Via
Ia!u!.n - ' -ppeifn alr.-l.it"-. iiu:i.b r
ur.Ai.'iwn p.ised ovir Crom r at lo:"o
I-i t nizat from the ii nd proe-ced-'!
tiiand in a smitheasfr'.y ilir-'-tt"fi.
T.i mi r.f the engine-;, cf t he air
ship were fir.-l harl fcy th- co,-
'ia.-il-.ni.-n. and then By miinary
-n atri;l duty. The c!-frir light cur
rents were lrniii'liat-ly tut and trejop,
I neceeded througii the town extiu-;
sfuUhtnc :i cthr lischtj.
All the evl-
d-cre t-nd to sho tna niore than
' hy prt-tl d they Hashed part h-
London Is Skeptical.
Indi;n. Jan. "1. In jiiiry ;n official
luartrrs h-re ha.- f.i.i-d lo elicit any
f arther r. -)nr-rTi!ri4 ta- r pr'..-d
l.aae out tTrrm-r t,t ZopP'-iin air
ri U.-t nik-M. Tti.- b-: f U h t:n
rinir to prevail licrc that th" noic
i-ard at Oro:nr nilh'. !iiti coni"
from aerobe, or an, not
x . I,;-.,, f-..
A lelephe,n mesnac from Kings
Kyr.ri. Norfolk, say no a:rha't
rr-fn therB Ial night, but there ij
rr:ach excitement when trie report was
r-celved from Cromer that Zepp Una
h id flown over tht town.
Inqulnes In other towns In Norfolk
to uMy werv eiuaHy unprod-.ictive of
formation to verify the Cromer re
The Iintlon polic" received no
warain to call o tt trcial crn.-tables
i-r t' ta.i any other emergency ir.eas
- ir. a- A re-ult of the report.
later the police at Cromer sail
t'.- re mas no evidence to substanli te
T-.e pinior that Zepp-lins had been
MRS. JOHN BLACK IS DEAD
Fcrmef Prominent Resident of Central;
Illinois Passes Away. (
hieai.-o. Ill, Jan. ZZ. Mrs. Cathar-
..." ".ii.i -rvr V . ' ... . r
V i in-i-master i aptam jer.n w. .
:rinrfield. 1'! . veteran of tn civil
war and pioneer yaper milling man.!
died here yesterday. She as Jorn in i
I'ecatur. 111.. C7 years ago. and was a
iter of th late !avid heliabarger.
a tr:;!:onaire banker cf that city. Cap-t
ti:i Plaek was a cousin of Mrs. Abra- J
l ati I.incoin. who was Mary TodJ. j
Mm. P.lacV 1 survived bv a daugh-.
ter. .Mrs. Kafherin Watson Illack of'ran-a's minister of the interior i
rity. nd two sons. John S. and
i uri-nce r. xiiacit. r-iie ,u ur i-ui-
i vl n Spr'ne. field.
. . . . . -. : , i b. . . .. ,
fl-nois Woman. 101. Dies.
i.r,:i-. Me. ill.. Jan. 23. Mrs. Katriia j
a iJ in WestvlIIe yesterday. I
se! 1. I. She was born In Poltnd ;
an; ;-v1 in Warsaw 15 years.
STRIKE IN SPRING
( hi-ago. in, Jan. J3. A strike
l..-! carpenters has been called for
Aprfl a. because the Carpent-" Con
Tractors' aortatlou has declined to
mt rhetn a wait- Increase of five
cents an hor. They .set 65 cents.
Cleveland. Ohio. Jan. 23. -After
thr-eoour conference between east
ern Ohio coal operators nnd I- J-
Keefe and Hywell Iavles. federation!
i.i . s.rurr oi-
lbor WlVon to Investigate the strike '
cf 13.no., m(aer. ad,oummen, was,
t-kn till Mondav. Xothlr.it definite
rtacbetf nt tij se-ion,
- . . ;
, Judze K. M. Landis.
i : k Iaf-hail waits l.roathle ssiy for tli decision i.i j !.; Kt r.psaiv
.t. Ir. ;n. who hol'is its fato in his )i unds. If lie docrct's that organized
ba b.i l l.-t a triiii: and ord-rs its dis olution. the American and National
!-a iifs will then he in the same hoa t as the Federals.
THAW ON WAY TO
NEW YORK TOMBS
Mother on Scene to Remain
With Him Through Trial on
Nvw York. Jan. 21. Harry Thaw ia
expected to arrive from Manchester,
-Vi H trnit hi and "M W i -V0" -
rect to th Torcb. Thaw's mother has
arr'.vid and uill remain here till the
nd of tht conspiracy trial. The case,
I rcba:-!y i:l come up n-.'xt Friday. j
C.nrord. X. II. Jan. 23. Thaw ar-j
ricd tiiis f'lr-nof-n nrd ua taken In
an Bui'Ki!'d'e to the co-irt liou-
io-f- bv a m:i!! crowd. V
ome ar.-j party arrived from Xcw ork
an hour eari:-r.
One woman wanted
to Kir.- Thaw.
.nf hr ev;irfeil her
Iswnda(, f the!
erem court and the surrender of
the prisoner followed witfio.it objec-
t!or,. Ttuw -was taken to a tttorby j
hotel and j-rf parat i.-.ns made to take I
a train this afurnoo'n for Xow York.
TI..II-- w-rij fermatlv ttlrnetl ovtf-r to!
. .. . .i-i-i-i, ,li fnri.nnnn t-V,r- !
i.iaiities did not last more than (ivef
Manchester, X. II.. Jan. 2:1. A big I
crowd !' Harry Thaw start for Con-!
cord thin afternoon. The crowd made I
a friendly demonstration and many;
.t i . I I .. .1 .. I 1. . . .1 I.I... 11 T." .
cept that the hheriff was always at his
sido there was nothing to indicate
Thaw w:u a prisoner.
nllflllUII I IILIUHU
ii n mr j i rf nirwn
in mtmu uinr
-. i o -j . TT , ,
wpi odiu iu in wpuco. a..
Over Differences of Fac
Washington. D. C, Jan. 23. An-
'archy and panic are said to reign In
Mexico City, according; to dispatches
from Vera C'rus to the Carranza
srener here. Rafael Zubaran. Car
charges many women in the capital
.are ucar aein n- jmwiv .
ment by Villa troops. General Obre-
. w - f t.a. ,
gon denies Puebla has been aitacKea
Official dispatches to the state depart-
mrnt j,a-s Zapata troops w ere four
mUe aWRy Thursday,
Todav nowerer. Enrioue Llorente.
; Villa's ag-nt here received a telegram
(dated Pueblo and signed by General
' Omales. Zapata commander, saying
I'uebla 1 ad been retaken by his forces.
$100,000 Marshalltown Fire.
Marshalltown. Iowa, Jan. 23. Fire
of unknown origin today destrtyed
the J. Levin dry goods store and dam
aged several other buildings and
stocks. The loss is 1100.000.
Lassen Again Erupting.
Heddin. Cal.. Jan. 23. Lassen
peak hs broken forth in the most vio-t
lent eruption since mtwe oi
Earth tremors were felt 23 mtles
Johnson Opposes Changes.
Sacramento, t 1- Jan. J. uover-
nor Johnson today announced himself
I t.. I
opposed to any '
, ... . . e k.
'- mi-alien una act ihk.
antl alien iana aci
ROME HAS 15,000
INJURED IN QUAKE
Brought in From Various Points
Mother Mad After Loss
of Seven Children.
Rome. Jan. 2?.. The nmnlier of in
jured brouglit here from the earth-
fjuake zone. to be cured for h a sre.u; li
ed. Iu.ijiiq. hlxty have been piaccd ra
a building civf-n by Dr. Hertiand Tip-
pie. pastor of the American Melhodistj
church here. Mis wire has assumed
rrarge of this imrromptu hospital. Xl
tiful case has heen brought to the u"'Yh . 7 r t "
.;.. . iv- i .i.o, ,,.iduce them to vote for Mr. Provine?
,-t.ce i the au.hori..es m that iu
1 XTr.H.i !r?
V ho w,r,! niaJ when sbei
taw n r
.i-r-n ehttriren ,v r,n'
t x . ......
ns ,n, v a w ere imprisoned by ruins
j :r. the town of Ortucchio. Her bus -
s working ii. America and a few,
..d fr0m bim ,,, wnl,.h tails f;
not if.. tl Tecovered
Federal Judge Has Not Settled
Main Question in Suit of
the Federal League.
Chicaeo. 111.. Jan. 2.T Fndcavorinsr
jto clear np, as Judge Landis had re- j
ciuested. w hat should be written in a i
restraining order by the court, if one j
phould be granted. F. K. Gates, in the
Federal league'B anti trust suit against ;
i organized baseball, today outlined a,
'measure of relief desired by the plain- I nam. s to the conferees for the cau
! tiff. The order, he said, should rc- j Cus thev did not wish to be in the
strain tiie clubs of organi-el ball froin I
, iarrassin2 the Dlaintiff. from taiiiDar -
Ing with or inducing players to leave
its ranks, and from initiating a multi
plicity of law suits. Judge Landitj
again declared the question of jurisdic
Austrian Premier Resigns?
Rome. Jan. 23. Count Karl Stuer-
gkh. Austrian premier, has resigned.
according to advices from Vienna to!
the newspaper Messngero
forecast i in i r. m. lomorrow, tor
Rock Island. Davenport. Molina
Fair and oontinued cold tonight
with the temperature s'ightly below
zero; Sunday fair with slightly ris
Temperature at 7 a. m. 5 below zero.
Highest yesterday 13. lowest last
night 6 below zero.
Velocity of wind at 7 a. m. 9 miles
Precipitation .06 Inch.
Relative humidity at 7 p. ra. 85. at
7 a. m 92.
tage- of water 4 feet, a rise of .1 in
last 24 hours
J. M. SHERIER. Local Forecaster.
Evening suirst Jii,lter. Itjtiirii Morn
ing sfnrn: Venus. Mar. The swond
magnitude star Algol, due southwest of
zenith abort H p. m fa-les fierlodli-al
i reinttli ti.ii-Milriiile for about twi-n
? , " -inu,mL n rume-s norma.
WILL MAKE NO CHOICE'
; Tayiorville Man Successful Fri
j day, According to Attor
I ney General's Ruling.
Sprinpfield. II?.. Jan. 23. The third j
jwrfk of Ih'j i'Jth general assembly)
! end.-i yesterday, with the prc;!ein of!
; oriiunizme tne lionst- apparently no
i nearer a solution tiian w hen Sei-re-j
tary of Sicte S'.(ensoii firtt rapt the
I arsni'jlyiuen to order.
I Tho opr-tsltii-n to Walter M. Pro-
vine, re; uidi' :.n m:c i. s r.ominte for j
tpfaUer, which ha.-- Lt en more or les !
under 'cover from t'.ie outset, is rap-j
idly romisiR to the surface and th"re !
were hints yesterday that some of the'
(;:: cauvus participants may holt next j
weelv and attempt to force a new j
aiitrnmeut of votiiip. Fri?nd of I'rcv
vine, however, profess no alarm. The
Provine position is that for him to!
withdraw new would be to throw the
:-il'iat i n lj.uk into the chaos that ex-j
isted before the republican caucus
had s',ftt?d a candidate. j
I'pi n the event of their departure;
t"f-r thrir respective homes, members;
of the committee selected to repre-
seat the re-jtublican caucus in its ne-j
Co '-ens with the 17 "wet" republ:-:
cinc. who refused to caucus, made
public a statement. This was not I
j --"tied ly all the conferees, however.!
J Tteprosentative Covd of llenrv declin-
j ing to become A j.arty to it. The Grand Jury Summoned to In
j statemert follows: ! vestigate Shooting of Strik-
Questions Asked the Seventeen. j
"Tl;e c:r.ferees. representing the;
caucus. asHeJ the conferees lor the j
j-j-stYVhat thev expected on the
flocf -r to -tonJmiTtee at th h"ahd's'"ff
a-'wV-t Speaker whlcii they would not
nt the n8J,ls ' a 'dr-v' Peak-
-y c'u' , !r an otorab e opree-
, - ' - .
nt tneir course was not prompieu
i ii in in1 in 1 1 n i .
''' fear of disadvanta-o or Us:re tor
1 "u 1 "-- " "
l '' mey naa already .laia ma:
'ney wl!J'l "-'t vote for Mr. Tice, .Mr.
Miuriierr, .ir. at son. .Mr. L-uugeon.
.Mr. Flagg or .Mr. ITovine.
'That the other gentlemen having , ,..0j.d president pro tempore ! month after mouth went by without insert, wliieli are not yet ended, aro
withdrawn, it would not be honorable ; pl- ,ni. f.,,.l(e This was the jud.ir.ment 'even the distant iiope that this fatal j features ot the French official state
for them now to agree to vote for Ir.of j.iw-ni:tkers follow ing the one roll : war soon would ee.-.se. As interpreter j ment. The French claim hundreds of
Provine. . ; call taken on speaker. for the eternal law. the pontiff said, yards advance in Iielgium and they
"That, having a majority of 'wets'; (, ,,0 l-allot Provine received i he could declare that nobody should ! destroyed Rome bridges over the Meiu0
in the l.cuse. if they were to elect an 1 -i- voles east this '.eing a ! be permitted to inflict injustice, but lie; near SI Mihiel
ultra dry speaker, the moral effect o
their cause in the state would be bad.
"That on their part, they did not
ask f-vr an active 'wef for speaker.
il.ai they would vot? for any man
nominated by t!i caucus w ho had not
actively taken part in the "wef and
i 'dry- fights in this state nor was bound;
fat 'o either extreme 'wef or 'dry'j
fi'ft'oii. even though he mtght moi-;
videally vrye on the Koor of the house
for dry measures.
Declined to Propose Names.
"That the 17 declined to propose
,,,,s;-ien of dictating whom the cau
cu should nominate.
"That if the caucus would submit
niiaes cf candidates, they would indi-j
ctite- icr w hom they could not vote, t'o :
that the caucus might select a candi-'
date from the remaining.
"The individual members of the com-
i mi t tee fcr the 17. in reply to Qties-j
licr.. answered for themselves indi
vidually and for th? 17 collectively!
that they would not, under any cir-i
cinistances, cr lat any time, vote for J
j Mr. Provine. j
ass vt.it i" il: j, iimi utli t.nc ' -- ;
1 ent recess of the assembly, the peoplo :
arc entitiea to the facts regarding the;
i (,gl3a,jve deadlock, six of the seven ,
members cf the committee for the
tra - ,:riis vniert In favor of issiiine- the !
above statement twith the consent of
the committee for the 171 and w ere
rrcsent at its preparation.''
Notwithstanding the above declara-;
tion on behalf of the 17 hold-outs that
tl;ey will not under any circumstances
vote for Provine for speaker, lieuten-
janl. cf t!le candidate insist that he!
will not withdraw from the race. i
Browne Very Confident. i
On the leiuocratic side of the house;
wie sinii-icn lias taKen a more aeiiuue
snape In the last week. lee O.Neu.
Lronc reached the high mark of thej
I session, so far as his party U concern-!
ed, Thursfihy. when he received 3S of j Washington. D. C, Jan. 23. Br.ga-: James V. alt:er. Frank Walker and ; republic. Sec retary Bryan has ordered
the 7 de -Mocratic votes. He contln-dier General Tasker H. Bliss, com- i Jamos O'Xeil, a. Farraernville, wa ;;an nve:-t:.at ion. Details are with-lie-
to expre8 the belief that the mandiag American troops on the Texas ; found puilty of murder as to Janien ' held, iut it Is understood the discrep
house i!f:nc'elv will be organized on border, has been ordered to report to '. O'Xe ! and of inanslil-jhter as to the f ancy relates to expenditures by Do
the "wet" and "dry" issue, and thus.jtbe war department for duty as as-; oth,-r two men. Fifteen years' irr.pria- . minican otTulals or Americans appoint
as the- candidate of the "wets." he will j sistant chef cf staff- Brigadier Gen-: onmeni was the pcnal'y fixed for the ; ed by the Doirin'csn government,
be sjeaker. i eral T. F. Davis will assume command f mur ler of O'Xeill. whi'e the court wiij , over uh-m tbe United States govera-
iu'the- Wilier M. Trovine was elect-Jen the border for tbe present. fix t'e penalty later for raajislaughter. j tacnt has no dlrec; controL
Sir r"- ir:-
Mis. Murb-1 W ilson isaetinirasanur.se to wounded soldiers in the home
of her brother-in-law. Lieutenant-Colonel George Lindsay Holford. equerry
to the king of England. Lieutenant Holford s home has been converted into
ers at Roosevelt, N. J.
New Bruuswick, N. J.. Jan. 23.
; Thirty-two deputy sheriffs employed
t by a private dete tive agency to guard
, tle fertilizer riant -of tho American
Agricujturai chemical company at ! inti chiefly with the war.
Kooseveit. X J., loilav faced arraign-; Pontiff emphasised th
,,erfl on chrs. ot murder. The'ity of the holy see and refer
! deputies, it is allog?d. ai! particitm
'. , . , ' , ,
, the shootui;,- at Roosevelt las- fi;
dav. in which 1!.. strikers were
. . ., ,..,..
. itlr,rs u'..vt.' i,0n noMfied t i
assemble here Tuesdav to consider the
charges against the deputies.
e.i -paker o;' the house yesterda
- .-rumor SiiL-inn II. Canady is
.)H.? majority of the quorum voting. (
1 I n(icr ,;. c-pinion written Jan. 7 last ;
: iiy .-vi'.ot .i -y General P. J. l.ueey. at !
tf. r,,i;u.S' of Lieutenant Governor
. O I iu!.;l v-t. elected Pro ino j
' te:inoraw si caUor.
In his op nton to the lieutenant gov- i
v, t.. ,.-,i,iiert in i'ii. sen-i
gt j,-.nrna5 ot that date. Attorney Gen
eral I.ii'-ev savs:
"I- is the I..!'.' of a quorum of sworn i
a-id r.ualiti-d senators whi;-h orgaaizes!
,i,e .,.:,- The constitution neees- '
sarily would apply with equal oil -et on j
the 'lO'lSe --t'e
Prcv r.e Won't Accep. It.
Xeit'io' t'rovine nor any of his tarv occuiiat.'cn, and above all not to I '' '"' u the part of the German
friends raised the point in tiie honsi wol'lnd without actual necessity the j js x,ected to bean effort in cotijime
yes.tercsy when Secretary of State ! fepjjncs 0f the inhabitants in their ;lor v-'!'l Austrlans to evpel the Ruts-yteveiisr-:-.
the presiding officer, an- ' dearest possessions, their sacred tem- f,,'a, :'' varlers from the eastern (ia
nouncea th" vote. Latr Provine said '. pjes their ministers of God, theiH iasses, from ISukowIna Utd Hun
that iie worie; not attempt to take ad -
i .aniagi of -t-f technicality. "1 do not
: u-int ii-e si.eakers'uin unless I am
, , const 'tnt'onal maioritv I
of the 77 '-C's." lo? declare:!.
Friday' roil call resulted:
Provine S Browne 2-t. Kr.ssernian
6, Gardner lf. Igoe 11, lice 1, Coope r
Want Art Preserved.
Rome. Jan. 23. A group of
known Italians has written Secretary
of State Bryan appealing that the
TTnited --ites take some action to the
end '.hat monumen'- of art in warring
: countries be preserved from ruin,
iAmoig the signers of the letter are
Kleauora mice, the famous actress,
Ferrero. the historian, and BestoitT. the
, well known sculptor.
Dacia Held by Ga'e.
Galveston, Texas. Jan. 23.-
tions were that the steamer Dacia.
with a load of cotton for trans-shipment
for Bremen, would not sail to-
dav Js a s,ronj. norther was blowing
clearcd for Rotterdam vesterdav. !
Bli3s In New Post. .art
4 v .
POPE IS NEUTRAL
IN EUROPE'S WAR
Pontiff at Consistory Refers to
Efforts to Mitigate Con
' - -
terday at a private and public consist -
ory, at which he recogaized several
bishops, delivered an allocution deal-
etji'i is ii tiiiLi.uiK nit? u.saMmufl u - -
sequences of the conflict. He urged ;
; n,s I'-eafcrs not to neen niose conui- .
itioiis which separated the faithfu!!.
b:lt rather to consider those which '
"'"" u,,',a u,"l"tI5 ie iti. uu
'lie called upon the invaders of terrt-,
tory of the enemy not to commit ex-1
j cesses. j rnents in Alsace, but w ith no decisive
or; Pope P.enediVt he.-an his allocution j outcome yet : customary artillery ex
not ' by expressin.g his deep chagrin that. ! (-hanges and minor fights near St.
could not ?o further :n this conflic t. !
While not taking sides with either.
antagonist, the pop,- continued, he fob
lowed with deep anxiety the te rrible
P-iase of the war, tearing that ciuung
. some of the engagements the violence
of the attack excef-cjeel r.u i.ouikis.
"Concerning our beloved lielgian
people, tne pope continued.
i showed our sympathy in our letter to
"H''re Wf aPI-cal to the senti-
nif nt of humanity of those who cross
;juiiii ipi m ii"L iu ce-v e ine i.i-
' vaded re gions more than is absolutelv
;re.eess ,rv from Die standnoint of rnili-
lrjhts. their religion and their faith." !
i Continuing the pope alluded to the,
!,n( - .,ni nariimnai-o in tt;.tv s-jvinc that .
,.,K,,f ..BtJ ,,.rt ..-hid.
'obliged men to humiliate themselves
; before the powerful hand of God. j
; In conclusion the po; e invited all
the faithful to participate in a great
expiatory function in Kurope to be.
1,1,1 l.-.K 7 t. r.rl .uliii.lo nf Furnno '
M,rch 21.' lie said that on Feb. The11'" col'U'r Farri' ,r" fan
and tiie cardinals would take part in
a special service at St. Peter's.
BIGGEST GUN COMPLETED'
ls For Panama Cartal Defense and Will !
Tnrow 2.4C0 Pound Shell. j
Bo.stc.t!. Mass.. Jan. 23. The army's;
1,-igge. t gun. rt-cetitly finishej for the
defense c.f the Panama, canai and i
which is capable of throwing a 2,40"-j
pouni shell 2! miles, was brought to.
the Wafrto-.i.-n arsenal for its carriage J
fday Th? gun, which is 31 feet long,'
required a ; peclally constructed ',
fre-'gn- car for tratssucrtatlcn here.
Killsboro. 1 !., Jan. 23 Joe
Pent. ; f
Itai.an. on in v. for the m'jrler ot :
MEN AND GUNS SEIZED
Paris Claims to Have Driven the
Enemy From Trenches in
the Aisne Valley.
London, Jan. 23. Air raids arc not
the only Indications of renewed activ
ities in the western arena of war. Ger
mans ure massing troops in the neigh
borhood of Labassee evidently in
preparation for a new struggle be
tween Ypres and Court Hal, and the
allies are strengthening their force
all along the line in northern France
and in Flanders. For the last 24 hours
it lias been give and take, each Hide
admitting minor ad verses, offset by
Tenseness of the situation between
Greece and Turkey has been relieved
by the release of a Greek offlcer who
r 80n, t,me ,ias l,," n ""Pned at
ltui-siun sources send a report of
suppression of serious mutiny In the
Turkish army accompanied by execu
tion of 17 prominent Turklhli officer.
The only development on the Rus
sian front is an advance from I.ak
Skempe through the forest toward
Lipno, w hich is an Important Junction
on the roads from the Vistula region
northward into east Prussia.
Herlin. Jan. 23. A German war of
fice statement mentions several Ger
man successes in France, none, of
which, however, indicates Important
developments. In Argonne the Ger
mans took 24S Frenchmen and four
machine guns. Near Gernay, the Ger-
n T- 1.;it .. A 1 On ta-l..rtAl.a
! KiKhting at Pont-A MouBBon continues,
; French infantry attacks' elsewhere
1 were repulsed. In the eastern arena
j German attacks are progreeslnfr.
i French Force Evacuation.
;e neutral- j Paris, Jan. 23. A semi-official state
red to his . ment says: "Germans say they
e vacua f eu cf nam ire:ieiie in
Aisne valley a:id hi!! 3 OS near Uerry-
An I'.ac. It shou 1 be observed tnal
it was not bv spontaneous evacuation.
but by counter attacks that we became
masters or tnese positions oi ma
t neiny. Forty prisoners were taken."
continued severe infantry engage.
parif, Jan. 23. It is reported that
i.abaHSee. 13 miles from Lille, ha
h(.en M.(.,,ed by the allies, says the
t;t Qm-.r correspondent of the Matin.
T;u. fig,t itig wa furious.
Germans Alter Plan In East.
j Pctrograd. Jan. 2'!. The Itussiaa
general staff bedieves the Germans
! have- altered their plan of campaign
j en the Russian front with a view to
j attempting to oust the armies of Gen
j eral Ivanii ff from Hukow fna. In north
J ern Hungary und eastern GaJicia. It
j is believed the most cevere lighting
! cjf the next few we -l.s is likely to oc
i cur in the south. The next acgres-
Constantinople, Jan. 23. An official
Turkish statement says the Russian
main forces, whieii failed in an attetnDt
to circle the Turkish left wing, have
retreated before a counter attack and
are pursued by Turks.
Fsrn Must Put to Sea.
Washington, I). C. .Ian. 2::.
Juan a.s a German prize bv the cruiser
Karlsruhe, mint put t'j sii or be In
terned during the war. The state de
partment ho'ids she is to be dealt with
uh a naval tende r. Tiie Farn will hav
2 hours fr-itn a dat? to be na.med to
niske a decision.
BRYAN IS TRACING
' Wajehingtcen, D. C, Jan. 23. As a re
; suit of a deficiency salcl to amount to
(0' in the accounts of the public
works department o'
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