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Saves your time and your eyes FIFTEENTH VKAR. NO. 2 l:». WILSON DEMANDS ASSURANCE OF SAFETY FOR AMERICANS SLAVS RESUME OFFENSIVE CRUSHING MACKENSEN’S FRONT,SAYS PETROGRAD Germans (aught in Barbed Wire, Slaugh tered by Artillery FORCED RETREAT TOWARD PRZEMYSL SOMA, June It,—Sebian troop* who Invaoed Aloan a uav- occupied toe city of El bat* n. and ait m;vmj ant w .to Li* bcumoi rivtr, tow and i c muriatic. Their ad v *. a man jO mile* from >« the second larg. v- Alb ,ma anu tie.. o 4 ir» .w t ic-rat of Scutari, it la t t a, ccve.ul metal fac ' od He (cut Os a Green. Ounop. LEAD WAR Jun# 11.—The Anfl e-Frr ich fleet at the Da*da neuc& ii- ocen oonujicmg ti c Turkish fort* almost without ce* a.io .of -fl houra. kiytiiene disrate..e* today said an attach by th' allied land tcces on Ga 100 i peninsula la being made simultaneously, but that the . erult of the action is m doubt PKTI, 'fillA I*. Jun.- 11 - (lencral Mack' i *n' nr mar. !rn< on r. » : r in >m t, ha** In t-n i *" i ■ if i uvv lo*■ fj* anti v • a .*:! ft mlUa in VI ii it lHi i- il mi 1*111(1 Tnw.l \.V T’ :<) tfNENTLY mention*'*! for the vacancy in President Wilson’s cabinet. • 1), <'>•> resignation of Secretary State William .Tannings Bryan Full figure : . ♦frit >1 Secretary oi War tlarrison. Others are: Above, at left, Louis ! . •. I’. - on lr wyer and economist: at ght. John Bassett Moore, foimerly counselor a i « i’ it. Below, at left, Coun ior Robert Lansing, now acting secretary of tate, ard. at il;.rii*. Secretary of the Interior Lai e. Cv*C'IK>MJOC>»V*U**WCU> THE WEATHER llrtrnlt mill (fi-lMltyi I'rlilat night •ml onnir ln i, imrll.i i lniiil> | minlrr m||. *t rat nlmU I iinrr M li-lilk n n t I'nrtfy **l***i*l>. I rlitM* Mini bntiirilM.il roulrr I rlilMi In mirth porttoM. LINER IS TORPEDOED Bolivia Bine Boat Sunk; Sixteen Are Rescued BERLIN, (via vureb’HH to l.nn 'inn*. June 11 The Batavia lin**r 7. -M*tna has boon torpedoed and sunk rive mu mb' r« of her « r**w f •ind 11 pi(.«»onjrer« were rescued by a !hit h flahlr.it boat I Moyle nhipi.tnK rcalh-try lists no hij. <it the n. ;i." mentioned m *he iU i'llfi * ir< 1 ♦ •There i> n 1.470- nii British te.ini'r tin* Z«H-nn, *r« r - Sfi.Kßpnrt*. h ull ill is-’*, and ow ’ efl h> the H*ap Enu Moh Air ns-inn < o The first bulletin r rr "i-riin did not state th* na tlonalii;. of iht torpedo**'! w'seel, lor fh'* nm tonality of th*' *uhuia rine th it s* nt her to the bottom DETROIT TIMES I 111 It: 111 1 1 ..ii rrrrmi £/ A ‘k. L ' J W i i ’ II 'ml '/W L ' y f v|j3 1 ''j‘ 'llijljl I 111 !l »•*&•***• ~ V'B — ANOTHER DANGER ZONE. CARTIIRK FISH WITHOUT BAIT EVANHVII.I.h. Ind., June 11.— iTwentv an were found covered aah Ash a lit ii cufft r and m at the i ttove; mu* ui d.»m on the Ohio river a few n. I• ‘H I • ! iw here v * pum e 1 out. People came with baskets and arks i tv,ih* mound and tallied the Hih home. Printing. thr plnln nml klnrt—Hint I* rIK It»— I 'linen Jnk I)| ||l. Mnln 4.UH. FRIDAY, JU N Z 11, 1915. BIG BATTLE OVER SEATS IS HELD UP School Board Plans to Settle Fight in Two Weeks RUMORS OF SLUSH FUND ARE RIFE Opponents of High Bid Are Claiming Ten Votes The ennuol battle over the con tin. i tor actiool seals was hrhiu postpuueu. Thursday evening, for another two weeks by the Hoard of Education. Opponent* of the Amer ican Stating Cos., which now bus the Heating contract,'Claim lu voles, Junt enough to win the fight and award the contract to the A. C. An diewti Cos., of Chit ago, the lowest bidder, but one of their number, la •pector wa# absent Thurs day ni^ht. In the meantime the air is Ailed with Insinuation* and hints of a "slush” fund, while the suave rep reaeutntives of the rival seating companies continue to puss out en graved cards and merely smile when the boodle rumors are mentioned. If the question of deciding be tween the neats submitted io the hoard for itk Inspection were put up to a committee of disinterested cltl 7a ns, the chances are that Andrews ccmpati> would win hands down. Tiie American Seating Cos. bids |2.h& per *cat on an article that has given such poor satisfaction in the locau schools in the past year that the company is now called on to replace 3,fclM) defective parts. The Andrews company bids $2.23 or 42 cents lower than the Ameri can company's hid. on a desk that looks every hit as strong and ser viceable as the sample submitted by Its rival. About the only difference between them is that the dearer one has a steel frame, while the frame of the Andrews desk Is only SO per rent steel. Some of the inspectors Insist that sn all steel frame Is ab (Cwatlawed frw« Page Ts*.) L . - iMk. . .Jt •aJA * ..-.Atli iL, &' ** _ BERLIN IS OPTIMISTIC ON NOTE Lokal Anzeiger Sees ( hance for Further Negotiations DELIVERY IS DELAYED Document Held Up Through Errors in Transmission BY CAHL W, ACKERMAN. (Muff ( urrvsptnidtnt United I‘resn.t Li EH UN (Via Thu Hague), June 11. Slight erruia in caoie (runs mission from Washington have de laved the deliviiv of the becouu American note regarding the tor pedoing of the Lusitania Though the coded test reached the American cmbas:-> late vester day, the ticrmau foreign office this, morning was without «»ttl« lal infoim ation of tiie note’s contents. It is possible that Ambassador (Jetaid may be forced to cable to Washing ton foi verification of Certain phtasts that are In douhL In tmit event, the note will not he In the hands of Foreign Secretary Non Jagow* until tonight or tomorrow morning. Basing its editorial on an tinofll clul summary of the content* of the not* 1 , the lajkal Anselger today took an optimistic view ot the situation between the United States and <»er many. "We believe the note contains the foundation and possibilities for fur ther negotiations.” said the l«okal Anrciger. "Our military Interests and our standpoint of Justice, which we must and will maintain, will not hinder sn honorable and successful discussion of the facts regarding the l.usitanla ra«o ” The resignation of Secretary Ilryan continues to form the prin cipal morsel of conversation among Americans here. A report that Colonel K. M. House, who la en route to America, may sticree? Bryan was widely discussed hero. MAN WHO “SAW GUNS” ARRESTED German Who Signed Affidavit Charged as Perjurer U. S. OFFICIALS PROBE STORIES Reservist in Kaiser’s Army Gets Into Serious Trouble NEW YOKE, June 11. —Following the opening ot tin federal grand Jury i investigation to determine If there wait conspiracy to defraud the I ntted States with affidavits suo uiit < U ti\ the German embassy lo prove liie l.UMLania carried guns on her 111 tated voyage, Gustavo Staehle, a (m iman army reservist, who made '-worn affidavit the liner wns aimed, was arrested last night on a charge of perjury. The chief object of the inestiga ; tlon Is to determine the activities ji'tid veracity of Paul Koenig, alias Stemler, who, according to federal officer*, 1h chief of the secret ser vice department maintained hv the fI • ni: urg American line, a German corporation. Staehle, who I* said to he closely associated w Ith Koenig, Is chare it In the warrant on which he was nr rested Immediately after appearing before the grand Jury, with commit ting perjury "against Paul Koenig, alias Stemler. and others ” The jury Ms acting under the penal code cov ering conspiracy to defraud the ITatu and m i Barber Plies Trade at 87, MOWSHa. Wis , June 11.—Con sidered the oldest sctlve hnrber In I the I’nited State*. John Remleh. >»7. 'ls still plying hi* trade Rrrnich was horn st Remlrh. Luxemburg : He started lathering when 8 years old and shaved patrons when he reached the age of 12. He came to I America in IR.’J. I I’rlnltnc. Ikr plain seat kl«A—tkit ila rtaM—Time* J vk D*»t/—.Hals 4M# --s ' 4 . v. ■ AFTERNOON EDITION IN NAME OF HUMANITY PRESIDENT ASKS BERLIN j TO OBSERVE NAVAL LAW TODAY’S GAMES American. Chicago at N>w York, cloudy. Detroit at Boa Ton. clear. Cleveland at Philadelphia. clear. St. Louis at Washington, clear. National. Boston at Pittsburgh, clear Brooklyn at Cinclnantl, clear. Philadelphia at Chicago, cloudy. New York at St. lajuls, threaten ing. LOVE BEST OF WEAPONS SAYSBRYAN Not Firmness; Long- Suffering Should Guide U. S. ASKS NATION TO JUDGE HIM Declares Policy of Firmness Has Failed in Europe WASHINGTON, June 11.—Mr. Bryan announced late last night that he should today issue an ap peal to German Americans. WASHINGTON. June It.- William Jennings Bryan last night issued the following statement coincident!} with the giving out by the ata e do pnrtment of the note to Germany: To the American People You now have before you the text of P'e note t<> Clermnnv the note which It would have been m> of , i ll null to sign had I remained se re tnrv of state 1 «*k 'on to *lt in judgment upon niv decision to re sign rattier than to shire responsi bility for It I am •one >on will credit me with hotmrahli motives, hut that Is not enough. Good Inten tion* coni.| not atone for a mlstak at su< h a time, on such i- ihje f and under such rlr iimstan> e* Ts your x erdief |« again- 1 * me | ,i»k to mcr» v I desire none if I have noted nnwleelv \ mm in public I fe mu-t act according to Ills con-. »r\ <■. Imt, however < nn* ten 11 on-1 v he he must he prepared to a< < ,pt without complaint nnj condemnation whh *• M« .. .in error me v brtng upon him’ he must he wilting to bear an\ de ., r' i I | imahment from ostracism to execution tint heir me tiefore vou pass sen tence ' ft nd T tf-rrre in pur pose; we desire pea< eful solution * •it i h i ll h is arisen between the United states and Germanv We not only desire it. hut with eonal fervor we pray f< r l* hut w« differ Irrei on ilatdv as to the means of se , utlnc it If It were merely a personal difference it would be an itter of little moment, for alt the presumptions are on Ms side the presumption l that go with power and authority He is your preside t 1 am a priv ate ettlsen e Ithout office or title Imt one of the hundred mil lion of Inhabitants Jt t the teal Issue la not between persons. It i« between s‘.stents and I relv for vindication wholly upon the strength of the position taken. Says Note Partakes of Fortvfiil l>< rtrine Among the Influences which i eminent* » >nploy Itt dealing with cm ti other there art two with h are pre .■ m'tietit and •ntagunlsth for e an,| persuasion I-'ur> e -peaks w'th flrntness and a. ts through the ultl mxt um; per suasion employ# aruu niert, co irt« Investigation and de pends upon negotiation Force rep resents the old svstem U»<- system that must f.ass awav; the persuasion represent *he new system—the svs t, m t and \ been mowing, all too alowlv. I* i true hut growing for I . . H Is In the old svstem that war Is the chief cornerstone • war which ut Its best Is little better than il Its worst, the new system contemplates a universal brotherhood established through the uplifting power of esample If I correctly Interpret the note to Germany. It conforms to the stand ards of th» old system rather than iCeatlasH mm Pact Two). ONE CENT. Solemn Warnings of Previous Note Are | Reiterated DENIES CUNARD SHIP WAS ARMED Although Firm, Docu* ment Leaves Open Door to Peace Salient Points in the Wilson Note THR United Pthtes can as sure Germany that the Lusl- I latila carried no guns or vio lated no laws. s s s The United State* would be i glad to receive legal proof that Its official* charged with respon sibility In this regard were remiss in their duty. • • • The character of the Lusitania cargo In no way excuses the sub narlne commander In sinking her without warning. ... Only actual resistance to visit and search could have given him the rlgh* to even JeanordUo the live* - of those ort hoard. ... The r-wl Issue lies In the fact that l.oiut non-comhn t unts were sent to their deaths without - "warning and in violation of the rule* of International law and of humanity. • • » The United States must ron j tlnue It* opposition to such acts, j The United States will tie will ing at any time to mediate he-’ I tween Germany nnd England re garding the conduct of warfare > at sea. • • • But In the meantime the United States solemnly reiterate* its In tention n* expressed in the orig in.il note to *e. ure the protection of Vmerhsn citizens In their rights. • • • The United States asks assur ance* therefore that the lives and , property of Its citizens he safe guarded. AMSTERDAM, June 11.— (Special Cable.) —A report here says the Post and Tages Zeit ung, of Berlin, urge that sub marines sink the Arabic and Orduna, leaving the United States, laden with .ammunition. The report quotes one of these papers as saying: “England does not seem in timidated by the sinking of the Lusitania.” BY JOHN EDWIN XFVIN. ; l staff ( itrr> *pondent United Prat.} WASHINGTON. June !1. “An ap peal to reason, with all threats skil fully concealed." That was the interpretation placed l y official Washington today upon President Wilson's rejoinder to Ger many. They held It was couched ill the friendliest terms. It made yield ing to tiie cardinal principle —recog nition of the right of American citi zens to he safeguarded ever' w hero on the high seas very easy, if Ger many desires. The president put th« ; basis for sueh action as a matter of j tight, founded upon the "universally fcngnlr* and understandings of inter national law nnd the ancient friend | ship of the Gorman people.” On that ground Germany can makf the concessions nskod for. Officials pointed out, however, that the not* m st he read In the light of ail thn messages that have preceded it Tho onlv essential eltmin tfe«! is that the United States, in condemning *ub marine warfare, does It on the ground that American citizens must be protected If Germany ai;reos (I wHUnnr* in Page Ts».l Swedish and Baffle frerh •» sfeaa af tpraisirat* and haths. WlkasMff lasflfnSe. npyaalfe O. I . W *tHl ■•a-ao. Ph«a* Uherry IS**. —Aav. HatMaa far Health aa* l*lea*«ea» Mineral baths an.l all approved forms of hv«lro-f herapeut »• ment at IVayna Hotel Mlnaral BailM. iopan day and sight.—Adv.