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Fair and cooler to-day and to-morrow
westerly winds.
Highest temperature yesterday, 76; lowest, 64.
Detailed weather, mall ami matin reporUi on pago 17.
Bernhardt on German Militarism.
Don't fall to read this remarkable defence
of Germany by the great military writer
in to-day' SUN. Page i, 8ectlon 5.
NEW YORK, SUNDAY, JUNE 20, 1915. OopirbjiMSir., by the Sun ITlntlna and I'ubHiMnp Association.
Fellow Professors Openly
. i ai. .. n tia
on University.
Fight Declared to Be Be-
tween Autocracy and
Trustees Say the Dismissal
Was for Best Interests
of Institution.
Philadelphia, June 19. The dlsmls
nl cf Pr. Scott Sparine from the teach-
Ire taff of the Wharton school of the
fntverslty of Pennsylvania because of
hli peralstent advocacy of free speeoh In
defiance of the faculty's policy has not
only stirred up a veritable hornets' nest
of Indignation hero but has caused much
crltWsm In educational circles throurh-
cut the country,
lTndtr tho leadership of Harrison
jMorrts. son-in-law and one of the execu
lots of the will of Joseph Wharton,
founder of the Wharton school, hun
dreds of friends and partisans of Prof,
Ktaring In his fight for freedom of
ipech and teaching are urging Gov.
Brumbaugh to withhold tho State's ap
propriation of $1,000,000 to the univer
sity because of the treatment of Dr.
"We charge that the real reasons for
Trof. Searing's dismissal," declared Mr.
Morris, ''are a menace to educational
progress and we have every expectation
that all liberty loving educators In the
country will rally to our support In this
case. The great question Involved Is
srtether education shall be directed by
expert, efficient educators or whether the
faculty should be under slavish domina
tion of private Interests."
Reallilng the serious effect which the
situation may have on other collesros
ir.d universities. Prof, Samuel McCune
Lindsay, professor of social legislation
at Columbia University and one of the
erajanlicrs of Col. Itooaevelt's last
PrfjMentl.il campaign, came here to-day
and conferred with Prof. Leo Howe,
lead of the Pennsylvania political scl
nee department.
Prof. Howe's Comment.
1 can Imagine no greater harm to
t!i university than the creation of an
Impression throughout the country that
tiers is any restraint on the freedom of
leaching." declared Dr. Itowe after the
conference. "It Is disheartening to find
those entrusted with the administration
f the university's affairs taking action
which reflects upon the reputation of the
The summary dismissal of Prof.
earlnr," he continued, "deprives the
university of the services of one of her
most devoted sons and efficient teachers,
and his dismissal, coming so soon after
tin advancement to an assistant profes
orsmp, calls for an Investigation. The
people of Pennsylvania, In fact the peo.
p!e of the entire country, have a rest
Interest In the administration of every
signer Institution of learning, and It Is
no answer to say that the University of
rermayivanta Is a private lUHtltutlon.
"Inquiries received from different sec.
t-Ona Of the COUntrv lnrilpjltA that nn.
tlc-nal opinion Is amused by this action,
within the Institution wldesDread dis
satisfaction exists, partly by reason of
tn Injustice done to Prof. Hearing, but
mainiy because of the Injury done to th
tr.iversuy or Pennsylvania, It Is now
duty of even- loyal son of the unl
erslty to do his share In repairing the
Spirit of nevolt
This statement by Dr. Howe and also
"daratlons by others closely connected
in me university Indicate the exist'
ence Of a NTitrlt nf revnlt nmnnr a m.
Jorlty of the.
Of the te.lehlni? ut:iftn. Th pxiirejmlnn
tnln spirit In nn actual clash with the
authorities Is declared to be Imminent
lr the very near future. This reeling Is
tot confined to tho professors and teach
", because the efforts of Harrison Mor-
this city anil State In indignation
retln?, have already met with con
'derable response.
The Impression exists among the stu
nts ami others that tho trustees pur
tely withheld the announcement of
Prof. Nearlng's dlHinlssal until the close
the collcg term In fear of student
In addition to this feeling of resent
"at there exists a deep sense of hu
miliation among tho departmental offl
'! at the university. One of the oldest
M moat elllclent members of the Whar-
"rt fchoul staff actually broke down
( e.m when he learned of Prof.
&parlni;'i( removal.
Thft fclhir.,: I..t.!..wl I .1 1 unh n rcrl ti tt n
. : in,......, ,.. ...ov n..n
VuHj number after the close of the
! year, when It Is too Into to
M professional work elsewhere, was
itcuved at an Informal meeting of
"i v barton school faculty to-day.
Tho d.titt I'll,. tvnm .lUi.rllu.il JN .T
chat," at which various teachers
uropjw.i in No official action was)
'Kn, n none I, feasible until the
nrt fat uliy meeting takes place next
jail. The dismissal was condemned In
,hJWrrnge,t terms, It was declared.
Dn Iloswell McCrea, Dr. Leo Bows,
CrnHmirrl on Sixth Pngr.
Writes Autobiography, but
Tt Will Save Him Manton Confident Governor
Will Grant Freedom.
Now that only the slightest chance Is
held out that Charles Becker will escape
execution In the electric chair for the
murder of Herman Rosenthal there are
Indications, that before Pecker dies lib
111 give forth a lengthy statement,
which friends of the condemned man
have been urging him to prepare ever
since the Court of Appeals refused him
a third trial.
Meeker Is known to be spending his
long hours In the death house these
days writing an autobiography, which
goes Into the story of his boyhood; his
work as a lieutenant on the strong arm
squad and consequent relations with
criminals up to the time of the murder
of Rosenthal; such admissions as he
thinks It advisable to make regarding
his relations with those who admit com
plicity In tho murder and, finally, his
relations with Jack Hose.
"Hecker, unless I am mistaken aim
don't think I am." said Becker's
lawyer, Martin T. Manton. yesterday
forenoon arter Mr. Manton ana jacssoii
Decker, brother of the former police
lieutenant, had had an hour's confer
ence with Ileckcr In the death house.
will. If all our efforts to save him ran.
go to tho chair protesting his Innocence.
I not only believe mm innocent, nui i
also think that the matter which will be
laid before tho Governor next week
when we apply for a commutation of
sentence not only will save Becker from
the chair, but will free him."
Jo New Krldenee. .
Mr. Manton said that the final plea to
Oov. Whitman would be based on mat
ters that grew out of the second Decker
trlnl He was not ready yesterday, the I
lawyer said, to go Into details concern
ing the plea In advance of submitting
his arguments to tne uovernor. jie
would "hardly call the material to be
presented new evidence, Mr. Jtnnton
added, but looked on u as new pimse
suggested by the evidence.
Mr. Manton also reiusea ro say
whether or not Becker Is preparing a
statement, but from other sources it
was learned that the condemned man
la wrltlnsr In detail all those Incidents
of his life which havo a bearing upon
his present troubles, lie is caning
sxMdes by tther right rauna In his
recital and. therefore, is recording the
names of men who, for a lot of reasons,
would not wish to see themselves listed
among tho wrongdoers mlrctd up in
Becker's life,
it is this very frankness In naming all
with whom he had dealings which even
now la causing Becker mental debates on
the question of whether or not the pub
lication of his ntatemtnt would result
In good or evil. Ilia foremost con
cern, with death so near to him, is
of course whether the publication of
his story would help hint and save
Mm; and tt has been said for Becker
that unless he feels assured that the
publication of the autobiography means
Mrs. Baripfht Would Like to Sit
as Judfro of tho Chil
dren's Court.
A woman ha asked Mayor Mltchel to
make her a. Judge In the Children's
Court. She Is Mrs. Clarice Margoles
... .i frnm s'tv
uarigm. w '""" ,a
York University In 1805 and ha a taw .
nffl at 170 Broadway. She sent her
application to ir. miwii.,
Among her recommendations was one
from County Judge Lewis L. Fawcett
ot Brooklyn.
Under the recently amended Inferior
courts law five Justices of Special Ses
sions must be designated by the Mayor
by July 1 to alt In the Children's Court.
No new appointments are Involved.
There la only one Special Sessions va
cancy, and that Is In Brooklyn. Mrs.
Baright Uvea In Manhattan, at Broad
way and 180th street
The Special Sessions Justices com
bined a few months ago in nsklng the
Board of Kstlmate nnd the Aldermen to
Increase the number of Justices by one.
Tho request has been approved by the
llstlmate Board, but the Aldermen prob
ably will take no action before July 1.
If this post should be created by July 1
the new Justice could be one of the live
to be assigned to the Children's Court
by the Mayor. There Is no other !os
slble way by which Mrs. Baright could
reach tho Children's Court bor.ch at
present. .
Mrs. Baright la 34 years old, and has
two daughters, 15 and 13 years old. She
has done social work on the Kast Hide
and has written magailne articles on re
forming bad boys. She studied law at
the suggestion of Julius M. Mayer, now
a Federal Judge. She thinks that as the
Mayor set a precedent by appointing
Miss Katharine B. Davis Commissioner
of Correction he ought to go a step
further and put a woman In the Juvenile
Hhe said last night that she had not
yet heard from the Mayor regarding her
"My Idea Is that a woman can help
boys now without olmnglng the laws and
the rules of Justice," Mrs. Baright said.
"The ideal aim of a Judge, In my opinion,
Is to give the defendant a ray of hope
' without Infringing the rule or law aim
I order otherwise atretcning tne siai-
" . in.A.
, "Do you believe that J nly. Incor.
rlglble boys couin ne cowmi or r -
by a
woman, even a woman Judfe7'
she was asked,
"Cowed? No, they don't need tn he
cowed, Iti-prpsrd' Ye. Indeed, I do,
1 The trained woman knows how to do It
Bring a tear to a boy's eye and you
give him a ray of light and hope and
at the same time Inculcate In him a de
sire to Improve. Make him see the light ;
appeal to his bettor sense, and show him
the difference between right and wrong,
and that boy may be saved from a possi
ble future abyss."
Won't ltelcuse It Unless Sure
his salvation he will go to the chair
without releasing It.
Maarmslne Offers.
Mngoalncs and other publications have
come forward with attractive offers for
his written thoughts on the Rosenthal
murder and matters akin to the shoot
ing. He needs money badly, but he
has refused nil offers so tar to wrlto
for pay.
Mr. Manton said, In reply to a ques
tion yesterday, that he didn't know
whether Mrs. Becker personally would
take part In a final plen to Oov, Whit
man. Ills belief, however. Is that (the
will. Tho last plea will bo made the
latter part of this week, and Mr. Man
ton thinks that Oov. Whitman will core
sent to an examination of the case by
Lieut .-Gov. Schoeneck. The lawyer
would not tuy whether or not Becker I
h.H placed as yet any material In hit I
hands to be used In the plea.
It goes without saying that the state
ment which Becker now Is working on
Is not a "confession," no far, at least, as
an acknowledgment of complicity In or .
a guilty foreknowledge of tho murder I
Is concerned. Also, so say those close to I
Becker, even If his version of gambling
affairs In which ho was Involved Is
published, those who nre looking for
prominent mimes In the recital will be J
disappointed. Assertions made since
Beckers troubles began that he was
morn or less a free lance In his grafting
operations In the Tenderloin, that he
was not splitting his graftings with men
in high position, are borne out, say his
friends, in tho statement he Is preparing,
although it is admitted that he Is In a
position to make trouble for smaller
War Becker Didn't Testlfs-.
tn his statement now being written
Becker explains why he didn't take the
stand In his own defence at either of
his trials, tt Is said. The reason he
offers Is thit he feared that District At
torney Whitman In croiM-examinatlon
would dig Into the very matters which
Involve persons the mention of whose
names may cause Recker not to make
public his brief autobiography at all.
The statement Is said also to take up
In detail the rich graft which the pas
sage of the Sullivan law opened up to
corrupt policemen.
Becker Is said also to be going with
much detail Into arguments that prove
from his viewpoint thiU Jack Rose and
Brldgle Wbber had more urgent rea
son:) for bringing about the death of
Rosenthal than Becker had. It Is said
also that what he is now writing may
bring into the Rosenthal case revelations
concerning a certain witness at the
Becker trials who never was Indicted
for the murder but who. Becker says,
offered the strongest kind of testimony
against Becker and thereby procured
Immunity for himself.
"If was 'Mrs. Becker's Intention to go
to Sing Sing yesterday to Join In tho
conference which Mr. Manton and Jack
son Becker had with the prisoner but
she did not go. Hho will see her hus
band, however. In the death houso to
Craft. Hits Dock and Starts
Machine Man May Die
From Injuries.
The ferryboat Nassau, from the Bat
tery, was Just putting Into dock nt the
foot of Thirty-ninth street, Brooklyn,
at 12:40 yesterday afternoon when the
bow swerved
and crnsned violently
,ttn,t the side of the landing stage.
mwlct et u motion tho motor of
a big automobile trucn on tne lower
deck and the car pitched forward till
lts front wheelH hung suspended be
tween the boat and the dock,
A fifteen-year-old boy was thrown be
neath the rear wheels nf tho truck nnd
was crushed so badly that he died ten
minutes later. A man leaning against
the railing of the lower deck was pitched
Into the water, from which two em
ployees of the city Dock Department
rescued him, probably mortally Injured.
Two other men wero thrown violently
agulnst the railing nnd were Injured.
The dead boy wns:
August Zimmerman. Jr., B6B Fifteenth
street, Brooklyn; office boy In n Man
hattan wholesale house.
The Injured:
Nicholas McOrath, Insurance ngent,
54S Seventy-sixth street, Brooklyn: suf
fering from submersion, Internal Injuries
and shock; may die.
George Sommers, laborer, 960 Forty
first street, Brooklyn; right hand lac
erated; amputation probably necessary,
T. J. Dslton, United Stntes Govern
ment messenger, 538 Forty-ninth street,
Brooklyn: right wrist lacerated and pos
sibly fractured.
Young Zimmerman was struck by the
Mde of the machine nnd thrown to the
deck, ono of the rear wheels passing
over him. He suffered n hemorrhage of
the lungs and died a few minutes after
the arrival of Dr. I'. H. U-e, who came
from the Holy Family Hospital.
It was Nicholas Mcdrath who fell
over tho railing of the deck when the
boat struck. Clad In their Jumpers
Frank Cugglno, 103 Navy street, Brook
lyn, and Kdinund Seller, 403 Kast Four
teenth street, Manhattan, Jumped after
him Just as ho struck tho water anil res
cued him. They had been nt work on
the dock.
Workmen's Brprrarntntl ret rouble
In ttlu Ail vil nee.
Atlantic) f'lTV. N. .1., .hint; 11). The
sixteen representatives of the Amal
nuiii.iiri, iiiiiiiii in nun, nieci null
workers, representing 20n,ooo men,
. fn(1( n t)lrl. (-rrc.rt to gel a wage hi
gamated Association of Iron, Steel and
failed In their effort to gel a wage In
crease for the coming year In the con
ferences, closing to-nlKlit. wllli the man
ufacturers. Virtually the same scale
paid last year will go into effect on July
1. It will he ifftctlvd until June 30
next year.
ll.NKXCKI.I.KB TllltOt'lill I't'l.I.M.XN
TBU NAMOHKT, ttorkland Breakwater.
Onsn for Ssssun June 1J: SBW MOUNT
KINEO BOtJBE. Mnosehead Lake, June Is.
Booklets on rtquaat. BICKER HOTEL CO.
Former State Secretary at Car
ncjric Hall Makes Plea to
Laboring Men.
Nebraskan I'rjyes t S. Control
of All Plants Mannfactiir
inff War Munitions.
I have no hesitancy In saying to
you that In my Judgment there nre
some things that are even mitre ah
horrent than wan that Is, to he
robbed of the birthright of freedom,
JnMlee. safety nnd rhnrartrr.
Agalntt any attempt of any person
or group of persons or nation ur nn
lions who may be emitted In an
effort to andermlne or destroy thee
fundamentals of normal, human, ex
istence and detelopment I wonld not
only fight to defeat It bnt prevail
upon erery red blnmled, liberty and
humanity lining man to resist to Ibe
last degree.
lExtrnct from letter unllrn by ilr.
Oompen to Krnrat Uohm, secretary
of the Central Federated Union.
William J. Bryan preached at Car.
neglo Hall last night ngnlnst prepared
ness for war. His other topic was
peace at any reasonable price.
Ho was the guest of the Centrnl
Labor Union bodies, whoso memberti
preceded him In short talks, hut there
was a distinct pro-German tlavor about
tto meeting. Any references to men or
measures favoring tho Herman cause
were tempestuously applauded. Any ref
orences to men or measures unsym
pathetic to the Teutonic allies were
noisily hissed.
Mr. Bryan's nppearance here, as the
principal speaker at what was termed
a labor mass meeting, was his first
since his resignation us Secretary ot
State, and the announcement of his
purpose to work for a contalllzatlon ot
peace sentiment to be usvd us an Influ
ence upon President Wilson. Ills audi
ence last night was reasonably large,
but not large, enough to fill the great au
ditorium and galleries of Carngio Hall.
There weie many empty seats.
The ex-Secretory of State talked di
rectly to tailoring men. Ill's prepared
sneech. which ha supplemented with a
moro energetic extemporaneous nddress, 1
urged labor union members to throw all
of their Influence against war talk nnd
war agitators.
Attacks Ki-I'resldriits.
lie imacKeu tne two living ex-i-resi- i
...... ... . i
dents, Theodoro lloosevelt and William we'apn. f.ermany cannot let this . Northcllffe, un incident which played an
II. Taft. for activities In behalf of pre- weapon bo shut up as In a cage whose important part tn causing the reorganl
pnredncss or for advocating peace by bars are formed by threatening note zatloll 0 tne Cabinet. Ixird Northcllffe.
forcible means. By Invective and rldl-
cute ho provoked stormy hisses against
Col. Boosevelt nnd Mr. Taft.
Mr. Bryan came out squarely for llnv
eminent ownership of manufacturing
plants that turn out the munitions and
Implements of war. It was this part
of his address which aroused almost
h) sleric.il applausi. from tho pro-tier
man element of tho audience. Il gae i
his approval to resolutions calling upon
the Government of the United States '
to take over private plants which maim-
facture war materials.
He pictured himself a a lone clmm- The sime attitude Is maintained by
plon of high Ideals who is being op-rof Jastrow of the l'nleislt of Ber
I oaed by the rich and powerful special i,n, whu says In the 7"nj; Muff that the
Interests that profit from war one , United States cannot act ;is a twaci
"feeble man" standing against a inultl- i maker so long as Ann-Hems deliver war
tude of giants. He bitterly attacked the I munitions tn the opponents of Germany,
newspapers nnd p.irtlctilai ly the newn- Dr. A. Meyer-Gerhard will have an op
papers of this city fur their attitude on portuulty to explain the status of Anier
International questions, branding them lean public opinion respecting submarine
iintiy as nars ano as iiiMiiuuoiis wiucn,
for pecuniae profit, .cared more for
headline than they did for the uelfaie
of their country.
These denunciations were uproariously
applauded unit for the most part, It
seemed, sincerely. There was, however,
n spirit of levity In some parts of the
house. Certain Interrupters Inslstod on
shrieking, "Pretty work, Billy," and
"Give 'em hell, Billy!" and once theie
wns a clear yell, "Stir 'cm up, ou Ne
braska, kid I"
Text of Speech,
Mr. Bryan read his prepared speech,
the one ho had written In advance for
tho newspapers. This speech wan ns
follows :
"I could find no more favorable nils-
pices under which to begin tho work i
uiii. i ri it tv ,1,.,.. n . .
namely, to aid In the crystallizing of the I
sentiment favor of pence In -u, p ort I
of the President In bis efforts to e.i I
an amicable settlement of all difference" 1
that may during the war arise between
this country and belllgeient Powers '
"The auspices aie favorable because'
no portion ol our community i more
deeplj interested In the prevention of
war than that element known as the 1
labor clement, an hnnnrahlp appellation
which Implies a compliment to rather
flu,,, ,i vi.flu..! Int. in,.,,, Iliiu. ...1......
;. . . .. . ' ' "limn
It is applied,
"There Is no reason whv nnv rltwnti
of this country should desire war and
I nm sure that the number of those
who do actually desire It Is Inflnltesl.
m.illy small, This class Is made up of
thoso who have a pecuniary Interest In
war and of thosn who regard war as a
moral stimulant (lutslde of the class
nctually desiring war theie Is a some
what linger class whose members, while
opposing war ns n general proposition
and desiring peaco In the abstrucl, mag
nify Intei'iiatlunwl differences. They be
lieve that a nation's prestige requires It
constantly to reiterate Its willingness
mid leadlness to lesnil to force.
"The great mass of our people, how
ever, pilfer the use of reason tn the
use of force In the settlement of Inter-
national differences, nnd not only con-. This was decided vestcrdaj at a meet
slder It honorable to agree to peaceful ' lug of the Insldo Iron Winkers Union,
means, when pinpes-d for the settlement Li'cnl No. Hit, of the International As
nf disputes, but hount'ohle tn prnpnse n mh'IiiIIiiii nf lll'idgn and Structural Iron
teicut to peaceful means. Instead nt AVoikun. Tho support nf Ihe Interim
regarding Invo of peace as a weakness tlniuil association vn pledged tn tho
they regard It as munly and praise- strike.
worths'. The voice nf this peace loving The general demands of the Iron
mass Is not always heard; It Is some -
times drowned In the noisy clamor of
Continued on filxtlt Papc.
(Icnniins Say Hrltisli Tanker
Sank Submarine May De
lay Reply to V. S.
Count Keventlow and Others
Oppose Modification of Von
Tirpitz Methods.
IIcnLiN, via I,oniloti, June 1!. Thoj
Overseas News Agency announces to
day tint the U-29 was destroyed by)
a British tank steamer, which, flying ,
the Swedish flag, rammed tho submarine I
after It had ordered her to stop. Th
t;-'."J was sunk about two months ngu.
The Berlin newspapers, commenting
on this episode, say It Is a proof of
the British abuse of neutral flogs and I
that the Illegal course followed by ships j
of cummercu rompvls submarine coin-
manders to think llrst ot tneir own
safety and sink such ships without
ThlH statement will. It la believed here,
have nn Important bearing on the (ior
nian reply to the note of President Wil
son. Naval officers and newspaper
writers nsk how It Is possible for Ger
many to modify her submarine wnrfnre
If the submarines nro sunk by British
merchant ven'cls In obedience to orders
of the Admiralty. It Is believed that no
reply will bo mado to the United Slates
for two weeks, until every point raised
by President Wilson has been examined,
especially In view of the hws of the U-I9.
The l'-21 was commanded by Otto
Weddlgen, who sunk the Abouklr, Cressv
nnd Mogui on September 22. He orl
his life when the T-29 went down. It
was Cant. NVildlocn. who because of
l,u emirteniui treatment of merchantmen
crews, had won from the British the J
title of "The Polite Pirate."
L'nder the head. "Weddlgen nnd the
American Note." tho Krcui Zeltunp to
day declares the fate of the U-29 shows
the danger of rlrst Investigating nnd
then sinking ships and hals.-ei the as
sumption that the C.erman stieceie.es
would have been much gre.itcr If this
consideration had been discarded. The
newspaper adds ;
"The Incident further shows plainly
what meaning America's demand has
that submarines should not torpedo
even enemy merchantmen without first
halting and searching them. It would
be u complete surrender of the nd
vantages due to technical superiority of
the Herman submarines, and that Is not
possible. ,
"Wo have all duo respect for America s
bti'lnpss Interests, but wr must reserve
the right to try to keep American am
munition from our enemies
scruple and with all the means at our
disposal, and to cause ever) iiiTnU,r
damago to (treat Britain in me r '
destruction which I' furred upon us,
Therefore, the Arm rlcan demand to
render Ineffective our submarine war
against eery ship carrying American
passengers Is for us wholly Impossible. '
iVmnt ltevintlow. the naval critic. In
n leading article says:
"i, w n iimr.ii nun ... .. , ' w
,- , hni..r!..e
ot the ft, .1 states aim u
"Now Is the time for Germany to In
form the world clearly nnd sharply
that It will not let limits and restric
tions be drawn by other Powers to
govern the manner of using Us sub
marines." The Morarniiont sas bluntly that
inerlo.i Is not wanted us u peacemaker,
The assertion is conulmd III an editorial
(..unment on a Washington despatch
nrlnted In the Cologne O'uriffc which
J,llt, forth 'hat the question of pencil
Is being discussed.
wnifare to l lianreilor on iieinmann
Hollweg before tho German reply to the
M'cond United Stales note on submarine
operations Is framed. Theie Is still
h. me p'wslbl'ty that ho will visit head
quarters In pics.'nt the facts to Kiu
peror William.
British VdlillrnltJ AmpUllr llepnrt
In ( nsr of f-JH.
London, June 10. The Admiralty
announced to-day that the German sub
marine U-il' was sunk by a British
waiehip and not by a merchantman. The
statement follows :
"In reference tn the notice Issued
i by the British Admiralty) on March
as to tne suppuseu siiikiuk ni ine
l"'r,"u" "" """" 1 '"' , M ,'"
"f h" Admiral y makes the following
nni.ounceinent : 'The (lei man submarine
1 "-9 ,V8 fUnk ,,y ,,e f "'S Mlht
, Our of Crcn of Duli-le, 2,001) Tama,
I. list When Milp I Sun I..
LnxiHiN, June 10. The British steam
I , i,,,.,,,,, T . nn,! miiH uim I iiriieiliieil
-" J..-..,,, ., ,,...,,, . h..U hit Dr. Challlon nnd he
r """ !""'.'
Tho Dulclc was built
ill 1 1 ti o ami was last lepnrieu nt ine
Tyne from Itouen. I iance. The steamer
Allsi, tuns, has also been torpedoed
In the North Sea.
During tho week ended June 11, elghl
' llrltlsh iiieichantmen ships, nggtegatlng
I 'r.,fi"ii tons, and five trawlers wero sunk.
Work on VI nny lliilldlllus I'.ipeeted
to Be l ied I i.
A Ptiiku of 7,000 Inside Ironworkers
will start
. o'clock.
In-inoirnw morning nt 7
, workers arc fur wngo scales from ID!
to Vli it week, Saturday half holidays,
tlma and a half for overtime nnd recog
nition of tho union.
Field Marshal Lord Kitchener. Field Marshal Sir John French
The War Secretary and the General commanding the British
armies in the field.
I Efforts of Premier Asquith
ri- 1ir O 4-
otJLWtJtjn iti occicwi) aim riem lYlui&llill
Accomplish Little
fpttiat VorrnumltiHt tn Tiir Set.
IO.vdon, June 6. There no longer re
mains nny doubt that Karl Kitchener,
Secretary for War, nnd Held Marshal
Sir John French, commander of the
British forces on the Continent, are at
daggvps drawn. Very little has been
publicly said on this situation a very
embarrassing one to the Government
nnd to the country's cause and the
newspapers have done little, more than
hint at tho disagreement.
It Is generally felt that Mr. AfxjuIth'B
recent visit to the front was mado with
a view to smoothing over questions of
diffoncp between Sir John French and
the Secretary for War What was ac
complished by that visit Is not knoin.
but no one supposes that lord Kitchener
and the British commander nre working
in treatcr harmony because of It.
To-day Iird Kitchener Is tis popular
as ever. This Is true despite the bitter
attack directed oialnst him by Uird
on the other hand, has suffered a decided
fall In public favor, In spite of the fact
that the subject of his complaints ap-
Fact That Secretary Is n Canadian
Mnv liiluri- CllHllPen.
ariiinuton. June 19. It became
i Known to-uay tnai suine iu me i iesi-
dent's advisers have urged the appoint
ment nf Secretary of the Interior Umo
,s Secretary of Slate. One of the points
brought forward In Mr. Line's favor Is
that muiiy gf Ills suggestions were, em
bodied in the nolo iccently sent to Ger
many and that he was one of the most
Intluentlnl advisers of the President In
the German crisis.
Some Democrats hne not failed to
point out, however, that the Secretary
nf the Interior Is n Canadian by birth,
holding that this should weigh against
hl selection for the portfolio of State
In such a trying International situation
us the present. The disclosure that a
serious effort has been made to per
suade the President to appoint Mr. Ixne
has not seriously Itnpilred tho confi
dence of the f i lends of Secretary Lan
sing that he will be retained perma
nently In his present position.
Germiiiin Shoot French DiiPtor DIs
liirei'lini: HiiiIIpk on ItHttleMetd.
Paris, June 19 Dr. Auguste Chall
lon of the Pasteur Institute was killed
recenlb while disinfecting bodh'x lying
between the lTench and German lints.
The .glittci' of the can containing the
disinfectant caught the eye nf a Ger
man senillK I ami ii iii ii linn inrs were
was killed Instantly.
FIRST -General Newt
SEC0SD Sporting. Automobiles. Kennela
THIRD -Art, Drama, Books, Queriea, Ches, Special Articles , ,
FOURTH -Pictorial Magazine and the War Illustrated .
FIFTH Special Feature Magazine and Kathionj , .
SIXTH - Semi-tyewi Article, Foreign, War Features, Resorts
SEVENTH Special Features, Real Estate, Gardens, Poultry, Schools, Financial.
Rtaders or mtesdtaltrs uho Jo not nctke all of that ttctlom till conjer a facot
on "Tht Sun" ty notify Int iht Putllcatton Department at once by Ihe phont
(2200 Betman) and tht mlsslni tetUont will he promptly forwarded If posiible.
to Smooth Over Differences
-J TJ-U tU1
' stand.
The position taken up by the Russians
peored In nil the nenspapeis. It ,lag n ,lg nanks ,h(s of
popularly felt that he led the attack. 1(. ,wamp ,.in(,t of
the other papers picking it up merely , th( 0r(((J(1 Tho UWhlant, Pom.
as a matter of news. m.,nd 10 tlirt.e ,lncs ()f r.,lhvny from
In at least one big London hotel the.the wpjt aa t)p waRon
Datlv Vail, one of Ird NorthclitTo s m.fr t))p Bnatnp However, from
papers. Is barred. Its circulation where the stand has been taken It I
authoritatlvely stated tn have dropped Il0,8lb for tho AuatraI1 anJ Herman
300.000, which still leaves It at about . MM (fUng () rMph th(j defence. Of
1.000,000. The name applies to the ( lA.mXltrf; ,r!,elf( wnlch tllP.
rimes. Most of the circulation lost by
these papers has gone to the uaxiy t.x- ,n th m(.nntlmP tlu. Au-tro-German
prrsa. which Is now printing ulwut ; force nr cl().,in(. In on Timbers from
700,000 copies dally. The Chronicle thrp(i ,1(,e, ,, v0, Mn,.krn!Pn haH
also has taken a good shore of the (,0n(, MrnlKnt east aI1(1 frm tne north.
circulation lost by the Northcllffe papers. wm ,;noth(r rolmll i advancing
But what Is of more Importance than wuthW(.M through .T.iworow. The cap
the loss of circulation Is the loss of , of Komnrno indicate, that Gen, voi
advertising, which It Is supposed wH ' LinslnKen'M forces have overcome the
be heavy, and In fact Is already ap- Hla opposition In that quarter and
parent. nre moving north from tho Dniester
The Government has practically de-' To-night's otflolal statement from
Clded not to appoint a successor to Sir ! vionnu n leWr.mhe.l liern hv vav nf
Stanley Buckmaster now I.ord High,
Chancellor as cmer ot tne press bu
reau. Sir John Simon will answer ques-!
tlons In the House and the censors will
receive their Instructions directly from
the War Office and the Admiralty.
Kverythlng olnts to the censorship
being even stricter In the future.
"firrntrsl Personality In World"
I'. M, Counsel Jn Pener SniiRlit,
Sptetnl Cnlile fittnateh tn The Sex.
I.ONPON, June IS. Dr. O, T. L. Cross-
ley, Bishop of Auckland, preaching at The Husslan olllcial statement Issued
Newport to-dav, said: i to-day indicates that tho Germans and
"The greatest personality In the world Austrians are assuming the offcnKivo In
. .. .. ...... , I many directions, although no definite
to-day Is Piesldent tt llsnn. There aro a nlo toward Warsaw has yet developed,
hundred reasons why you. might llko to, Jt is thought that the Germans will per
see America on our side Perhaps the ""I's he content with clenrlmr nil Au-
ureates. of all Is that when the read- ' !r'')" 'tTl0'5' ,f, t'lo l'.u'sluns. after
. ' , , which they will shift their troops to the
Justment of Lurope I, undertaken wo i w,.t or to Italy. The Ittisslan ofTlclal
should like America with her sanity, ( statement to-day Is ns follow, ;
foresight nnd elasticity of mind to
shale our counsels, hut maybe America
will present a picture of Christianity I
which It has been Impossible for us to
present. j
"It may be thai having been Miuttcn
she will turn the other cheek and stand
bt torn the world as tho harbinger of
peace. It will be an enormous asset to,
the world If one nation can endure tho
Irritation nf pinpricks nnd disrespect,
nf her august position 111 order that i
til,, may Imld .ilnfl the torch which Is
gp.ttcr than these things tho lamp of,
SP..I..I. Wht.U..,- 1.000.000 tiHllnn. j RUSSIANS IWATKX HACK.
Sliurl on s,.,1B(,ii mill I'rlee, Hoar.
Kpttltil Cnlilr lifwteh tn Tnr. StN. ' liiriiinii Wnr (llllce I lalms Cnlne
LoNpiiN, June 19 AnVirdlng to the1 ,, i;i,.rVj ',.UMt,
luillu .Vri.s the production of Scotch ,.,,, vU , (jliloi ,0 Tnp
wbkey Mr the season Just finished t , f,nK,lal Htnt.lm,Ml Um1,,, ;.,v ,. th(,
l.onn.oon K,,ons below the normal pro-( 0l,neral pnft. nu,ftni
,llKt'on I were repulsed on both ..istrrn nnd
Certain annuls will be unobtainable ,h,, ,, r,,, ,, , , . ,...
fov the next twelve months at any price, """thcastern fronts. It N .. s . stated
The price has rlen 50 to 75 per cent, 'that Kmberincnll, a vlU.ige about thirty
tulles can of Nain, win. h tin French
Aii.stm-ttorniiui Forces Are
.Moving XoHh and Tlnst
on (tiiliciau Capital.
Czar's Troops Have Advan
tage of 3larsh,v Ground
and Hold Railroads.
Official Report Says th
Tanew Position lias
Boon Given Up.
ttirtial Cable litrixxtel. tn Tnic Sen.
1.0NU1N, June in. Official de.spatc
Just received from Vienna and the east
ern battle front state that the Austro-
vrman forces havo occupied (Irodek.
sixteen miles west of l.emberg, and
:i!nn tlio l-mt'M nf k'fimnnm. twentvmllas
south of the capital.
' The """la"" "re said to have re-
tired to a prepared position six miles
to the east, ten miles from Lemberg,
where they will endeavor to make a
ft jonR ranBC
,.,,i, . fn...u.
In Gallciti the fighting is proceed
ing, The Teutonic allies, attacking
Husslan forces on the tt'ercsiyca
Blver, have captured position after
position on tho river and to the north
tt'e have retaken Urodek and Ko
manio. On the northern front wo havo
cleared the south bank of tho TaneW
of Hussions, l.'lano has been occu
pied after heavy fighting.
South of the uppor Dniester fighting
continue,. Our eastern army under
Gen. Pfhinzer hns repulod new at
tacks by strong Itusslan forces.
In the region of Mournvlevo and
Shavll and mi the Dubia engage
ments on June 17 did not tesult tn an
Important changes.
nn tho evening of Juno 17 on the
Ilzura and Itawk.i there were artillery
duels from Kozloff to tt'nla Szydlo
wlecka. The enemy employed asphvxlating
gas on a flout nf sl vcrsts (four
Our tnsip, on the right bank nf the
San retlied beyond the Tanow Blvet
(Husslan Poland) and also the line of
lakes at Groilek
Between the Pruth nnd tho Dnletrr
where the enemy erosi-ed the Husslan
frontier on the ptevlon, d.iv ho has
been driven back Into Austrian terri
tory. had fortified, was captured nnd then
abandoned. The liAt follows
In the eastern theitiv In t i region
nf Shavll, D.iwlna and Szlavv.tta Hiii-
slan .idvonivs wem rrptilsi. South
west of Kalvvarya we made progress.
The village of WolUmv Una was taken
by Ht'inn.
Ill tho snitheasterti theatre the rtus
slans have been driven link east of
the town nf Xnpusizow as far as
Ulannvv and can of that town a, far
as the line ,.f Tanew-Paurka-Grodok,
which pnslt'iins nre being a'tacked.
Itiifslan foiccs still standing south of
the Dniester Hlver and between the
Dniester swamps and S!rJ have l en
attacked nnd driven Li.clt toward the
north. The attacks are hems con
tinued. A continuation of the attirks on
our front north of Aims resulted
In further defeats for the enemy.
North of I .a Hwco Canal nn Knir
llsh advance was repulsed without
Several French attacks on the

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