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BUSINESS CHANCES IN BRAZIL.
Roger W. Babion writes entertainingly in next Sunday's SUN of the wonderful natural reiourcea of this huge South American country. THE WEATi wt AST. ' morrow J Showers to settfl light .Winds. Highest temperature k.. . . . 1 4 . Detailed wen'har, mall rtfftnteportB on page 13. HUtfJ 1 i ... i rllc .-i" yOU LXXXII. NO. 304. OSE REJECTS MRS. BECKER'S PLEA FOR HELP uamwer Tens Jiow Last M mm -t-e -.- . Sfossngc From "Cliariie'' Never Was Delivered. IX SCHEPPS'S STOKE U'ked Nerve Later Even to 'all the Doomed Man's Wife on Phone. "If a word from mc would free Decker from the death house I would say thnt word gladly," said Jack Hose, the bald ti.tramhler nnd Informer, n he nnl lnt night In tho home of Hcglnald Wright L'.Mtfmon Ihn ,l , r I ., h ( nn.l IahU.1 with nil the force of hid unique person- Kitty llmt Decker's conviction was the result nf a "frnltieiin." "1 testified nt three trial nnd I told inn aniTinn. nv ma unr,,a u in i.i'di an jrcflnger. "I tuld the truth and I any again, Decker instigated the murder 1 ltOHcnthal. I nm sorry for him, sorry i 1 am for any man In tho death nn.1 If f rt .1.1 tittt.t him t u.n..1,l II lllill LUII J UU J 1 Ulll IIUL UCUHCr B rsocutor, neither am I his liberator, merely have told the truth." Thee the desire to answer nil the Hacks thnt have been made on him Hiring the last singes of the fight to nvo Decker's life broke down the bar- ' icr,of reserve thai Itose has main tained so long nnd he poured forth a alo that held the writer of fiction silent In ndmlratlon of Its climaxes. Hose told of the weeks In which mcs enger after messenger from Decker's I'rlends came to him with appeals to do omethlng to aid the man he had helped I 'nil to tho chair, his emotions as he A fused them because he felt ho could 7 nothing without committing perjury, II id finally of last Sunday when Mrs. -cker went to him with a final mes- ge from "Charlie," a message which is never delivered. Telia About Meeting. nose was moved to reveal this because ' the publication In an evening paper stcrday of a story that he had met rs. Decker and promised to go to Gov. hitman In an attempt to get clem- cy for her husband. Hose charac- '..rlzed tho story as preposterous the 'ay It wax printed, and then made his wn explanation of the meeting with "I had not been In New York for five tnilM until lnat MaftirHnt h. at.1.1 1 'having spent all my time In Medford, 'Mas?., and Honton. working In connec tion with my moving picture business. Hut all this time agents and messengers from tho Decker camn have come to me isKinf me tn neln Hecuer. Ttiev nnvitr iinu IHA ntlltllfIA innl no wn nnr mnrnllv guilty, but that a way out could be fill, nit f.it him tl.r,,ih n I n ,r ( 1 tdnhnlnul. (.now what It was. J "It was not In my agreement with the ' ilstrlct Attorney thnt 1 should have any mnectton with the case after I finished -siuying, uiui i siiiuiiu ue uccKer a per--uior, that I should help In earning the order of the court. Time heals li wounds and I would gladly help lecker, lui . 1 was forced to tell them nil lu nil iv iiuwuiiK.. "Then last Saturday I enme here on iiiiiivoi i,ii. i nun i.ivi iitui uiicinuvii another agent of Reciter's. I cannot II u'hfi ha H" u aTPant In Iha T 1 ! f r I r'i ttorney. 1 will tell him if he wishes to tints.' Till. n.vt ilfiv Sllltwlm Him -cnopps caueu me up ai my noiei unu lure in fcit-iuu uvi-iiue. i nciiL or mil Ihnrn 1 rriiiml him tnllrlnrr ivltt, nn. ..... "1 talked with them some time, lean- iig on the counter, my back to the door. nu then I noticed that tho men stopped liking and turned tow j id the door." Ill Voire Ilrenks. Hose's voice, which Is deep nnd res nant, and which had been swinging . (..nu In lha naAmnnua tV.n mnlru l.ln. ne to whom It Is a pleasure to listen, P.1A nrt.1 Via milns 1 .nr.... An, .ui.w u . i v. ..v rtu.'vu ..win. tti, "I turned around .and there In the Vloorwny saw Mrs. Becker." he went on. "ou can Imagine how I felt. It was the drst time I had seen her since th trl.il. I stood there faring her. unable to talk. I don't know how long It was tiut It seemed ages. Finally I spoke to 1 wnmen io see ; ou. sue saw, ana ne iibkfu me to uo .suuieiiuiig lor lecker. I told ho as I told all the thcrs that 1 could do nothing, 'Hut you now my nusuann is innocent, sno salu. t hllV'm1 thit t'n.t lrti.,n l.nx- t ! i."i?d three times ycu know It would Like me out to be a perjurer,' I told " 'I have admired jou for your loyalty, r your love for your husband,' I suld , her, 'as every one has mlmlred you ml respected you. Hut this meeting ss none of my ch' oslng, and now you llmt stand for the conpeiiuenres,' I said, Von know that Decker la guilty as ll I added "Vou must have a dictograph In heie o talk like that,' she slid, anil I told er that 1 didn't have a dictograph, that even know that I was cnnilng til Sohepns nailed me, and that i Idea of seeing her. After a said 'I want to talk to ynu, up at my house, I can't ' I arked her why. nnd she ward nnd whispered, '1 have from nmllo.' " time KaufYintin was leaning II orgettlng to smoke, listening -M ils mlpl Itoiie was perched ' I n.. IV .1.... .. I. I.. I. I III II iihu in iiib at'llli 111 i tier ling and brnlien, He nder thu stresi of emotion and tild hi-ar whs the beating of the lil(i. Itoxc heard It too, and lis r a miimeiii, then straightened went on .lemen. 1 nm human nnd there .ne situations that are utmost too much to bear. I wanted to get nway, get away from the most uncomfortable sit uation I have ever been In. I could nut stand It any longer. So I told fier that I would not go to her house, but that If she would give me her telephone num ber I would call her up the next day and she could deliver the message, t took It" Hose pulled nn envclopo from his pocket nn-1 read from the back of It Die number he had Jotted down.. "Dut when Monday came I could not do It," he went on. "I waited all day trying to make up my mind to telephone, but couldn't. Then the next day I nsked 'Inch, my friend here, to call up the number and tell whoever answered It that the person who wns to have called up the dny before would not call" up and could not meet her. That wa. all there was to thu story that I called up Mrs. Decker and offered to go to (lov. W hitman. I would have given anything to have avoided the meeting. I could not help her. How the meeting was arranged 1 do not know yet. Schcpps said he didn't know anything about It. "As for tho chargo of 'frame up,' these people forget all that 1 did at first In trying to exculpate Decker. The day after the shooting Decker told me to go Into hiding, and 1 did. I signed an allldavlt saying that he had nothing to do with It. When I gave myself up 1 still denied thnt Decker wns Implicated. At the District Attorney's otllce I said the only statement 1 wanted to malto wag that I did not know Decker except as a man who raided my gambling house. "In the Tombs Plltt, Decker's mes senger, kept coming to me, nnd 1 told him to tell Charlie not to worry. I had been raised In an environment In which It was the law that "Thou shall not squeal.' nnd I Intended to live up to It. Does nil thnt look ns If there hnd been u 'frnmeup'? "I did not turn against Decker until I found that everybody was getting from under, that he felt safe behind that allldavlt of mine, that I was being abandoned, nnd the Instinct of setr. preservation asserted Itself. I went In with Webber when he decided to tell, and from that time on I told tho truth." Mnrtln T. Mnnton, Decker's lawyer, will go to Albany to-day to uen (lov. Whitman. BANKER IS KILLED BY PTOMAINES-IN CHEESE Col. Mntlicwson of Nonvulk, Conn., Dead Ten Others Critically 111. South N'orwalk, Conn., June 30. Col. Edwin II. Mnthewson. a prominent shoe manufacturer and banker and con sidered the wealthiest man In Norwalk. died this noon of ptomaine poisoning caused by eating cream cheese. Ten other residents of the city are critically III from the same cause. The cheese was eaten at dinner last evening, nnd soon afterward Col. Mnthtwson became 111 and was In great pnln. Three doctors worked nil night In an effort to save his life, but he died ' Juat before noon to-day. Miss Maude Evans, a servant, also ate some of the cheese and became seriously III, but re sponded to treatment. The other victims nre Mr. nnd Mrs. Albert Wellnlts, their son nnd daughter, Lena and William ; Frank McOulrk. Miss Ellen Merrill, Henry W. Merrill. Mies Maude Evans and Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Stevenson. Early in the day It was be lieved some of them would die, but after constant medical attention It Is thought to-night that they will recover. Col. Mathewson was G7 years old and had been long a resident of Norwalk. He was head of Kounsbury, Mathewson t Co., a large shoe manufacturing Ilrm: wns president of the City Natlonnl Hank and of several other organizations, and was connected with many more. He was prominent socially here. Col. Mnthewson was a Colonel on the staff of (lov. I'hlneas I.bunsbury. Ha was n member of many clubs, Including the New York Athletic Club. "INDIANS" HURT IN MOVIE WAR Woman and Man Hntlly InJlirril When Horses Dear nnd Fall. Hackknhaci;, N, J., June .10. Sirs. I.otlle Aldrldge, 28, an expert rider, fresh from the West, and Alexander Hall, both movie actors In tho employ of the l'eerless Film Company of Fort I.re, were badly Injured during nn Inllnn war cene enacted along tlio I'alhades near Fort I.ee early Inst eve ning. Mrs. Aldrldge Is believed to be fatally Injured. She waa taking the part of an Inrt'an princess in the battle, Dresso-J In a characteristic buckskin costume, with feathers nnd war paint, she rode a spirited horse, on which wan only :i blanket. During the shooting the horco reared, fell over, backward and landed on lis rider. Hall, too, waa hurt by a falling hortto. He Is sevorely bruised nnd Buffers from a severe laceration on the right "houMer. Doth patients are 4n Knglewood Hospital. OLDEST ALUMNUS DIES. lr. .f. F, Mralpk, lOti, Iterelted lluttters Diploma In INII4, New Dbunbwick, N. J., June 30. Dr. John F. Meslck, who died at the home of his daughter, Mrs, John dross, In Yotk, I'a.i to-day, was the oldest col lege graduate In this country. I In died at the aqn of 102 years and was vuledlc toilan nf his class In 1X31 at Itulgcm CollegH heie. Dr. .Meslclt was Iwrn In Albany, N. V. Following his graduation he en tered the Theological Seminary lure nnd was graduated In 1S37. At the time of j his dentil he had been In the ministry ! seventy-eight years, WALL STREET VS. SING SING. Stock r.xi'liHnitr Employees In I'lay llnsrlinll With Convicts. The New York Stock Exchange, em ployees' baseball team Is Kolng to r'.ny tho Sing Sing "nine" on July 4 o.i tho hitter's home grounds. The arrange ments were completed yeste-day by n letter reeeUed at the exchange from Hugh McDonald, president of tho Mu tual Welfare League of Sing Sing, Ariangemenls have been made fur the Stock Hxchango employees to be met nt the nation nnd conducted to the prison grpiiuil'. UHKAl litCAH 8fRIN WATKB. lie. th cms ( six (Ims stepysreU tattles, ""rflSWl NEW YORK, THURSDAY, JULY 1, 1915 . Copyright, 11C, by the Hint Printing DOWNPOUR FLOODS HOMES; STARTS FIRE riKlci'iiiiiicd (Ins 1 ii iii Ignited Subwny Doliipod nt Times Square. MOIIK THAN INCH OK HAIX Sewers Hack l'p nnd Houses in West End Avenue Dis trict Suffer. All the boroughs and a large section of the Atlantic Coast States were flooded last night by one of the worst storms, unattended by electrical display, that have Ht New York In many months1. The rainfall In two hours ending nt 11 o'clock wns mora than nn Inch and the local prophet said he could not tell when the hole In the sky might be plugged. Sharp squalls from the south, south cast and east drove the water In spin drift suggestive clouds ntong the as phalted streets, making them momen tarily resemble rivers. The torrents of rain ran Into a sewer excavation In West Thirtieth street, be tween Seventh and Eighth avenues, and undermined the supports of a partly ex posed six Inch gas main, which brolie shortly after 11 o'clock last night with a crash and roar as the gas became Ignited by a street lamp. Firemen found that on the south side or the street was the Martinique Renting Auto nnd Qnrage, containing several barrels of gasolene nnd many automo biles. The gas line was covered nnd the cars pushed to safety. Across the street Is the Church of St. John tni Daptlst, from which the sisters were as sisted. The pollen also ordered All resi dents of tho block out of their hoUMt, fearing more explosions. Just ns the lost of these left twenty five ftt of sidewalk In front of 219 West Thirtieth street, undermined alto by the water, caved In, leaving a pit several feet deep. It was over an hour before the gas main cutoff could be found, and meantime firemen continued to play water on the main to keep It cool, but were unable to control the sheet of flame from the lighted gas which rose twenty-five feet In the air mil drew a big crowd. When the storm was at Its height the sewers tn the Longacrn 'Building nt the corner of Fort) -second :reet and Broad way backed up and se..t a flood of two Inches of water over th ground floor nnd Into the uptown station of the sub way, which connects directly with the building. The flood poured from the sinks and basins of the barber shop on the basement floor, as well as from the subway lavatory. Hundreds of theatregoers waiting on the subway platform were caught In the flood and soaked. Workmen were called In a. hurry to push the water Into the roadbed of the subway with boards, but the Jnpour was so great that no headway could be made until the storm let up nearly an hour later. Outside of the soaking of patrons with low cut shoes, no damage was done. The flood entered the engine room of the building, but owing to the dynamos being ele vated, the lights were not put out. A wedding party of about eighty per sons In the rathskeller of Max Voll's Alhambra Garden, beneath the Alhambrn Theatre, 126th street and Seventh ave nue, wa broken up by the backing up of n sewer. In n short time twenty Inches or water was In the room. The wedding party was for Otto Voll. brother of the proprietor, who yesterday married Miss IxjuIsc Keyser of llrooklyn. The men carried the women to the theatre floor and out Into the street. Overcharged sewers backed up In the district bounded by Amsterdam and West End avenues and Fifty-ninth and Sixty-eighth streets and water flowed Into many basements and cellars. Tim apartments of numerous Janitors were flooded. The nautical forecasters say that there will be more water from aloft to day and that it will be "unsettled" to-morrow, which may mean stilt more rain. CRIME RAMPANT IN RAIN. .Murder, StabliluR and Bomb Ki l"loli i the East Hide, Here are a few of the Incidents of a inlny night on the East Side: At 10:50 o'clock Oldvunnl Donatl, 510 East Eleventh street, was stabbed In front of 17S First u venue and tukeu to llellevuB Hospltnl. His assailant got away. At 10:55 Ave shots were heHrd In Eliz abeth stivet. nnd a man was found In the rain tilled gutter nenr Illeecker street, dead, with three bullet wounds In his body. He had a wooden left leg. At 11 :10 a bomb went off In the base ment of 17 Stanton street and blew out the front of a store. TENNIS CHAMPION ARRESTED. (ins. mvp Tout'liard llrlil for Theft nf (ioir Units Worth W-iNH. Oustave Touchnrd, former national In- , door tennis champion, was nrrested last evening by Detectives .Medium nnd Dl vanney of the second brunch, charged with stealing $288 worth of golf balls from the firm of Abercromble & Fitch, dealers In sporting goods at 53 West Thirty-sixth street, where he Is em plo)ed ns n salesman, It was charged that Touchard took tho balls out of the store In large quan tities In u suitcase, He wns freed on ball of 11.000. Mr. Touchnrd Is a son-in-law of Jablsh Holmes of 10S Enst Seventy. eighth street. Ills wife, thp former Miss Eme tine Williams Holmes, died on May 30, 1914, The couple were married on Oc tober 11, inn. Tnucliard filed a petition In bank luptry In 1912, giving his liabilities as $3,0.13 and his assets as $12, He has figured largely In tennis affairs. He Is 20 years old. WHITE HOUSE LETTERS; CELL. Austrian Nnlesmnii Arrested by I. M. Hverrt Service Aiienls. Itudulph Malik, an Austrian saler man, who recently came to this cnuntrv, was arrested Inst night nt his home, 1489 First avenue, by I'nlted States seoret servlco agents, uud locked up In Iho Oreenwlch street police station. Onlers for Malik's nrrnit came fr tin Chief Flynn In Washington. It was said that the Austrian will ha rburged with sending threatening letters to the White House. ART CRITIC KILLED IN BATTLE. Dr. Hans (Ireren, Well Knnnn Here as Expert on Paintings. W. E. D. Stokes yesterday received news that Dr. Hans Qreven, Lieutenant of the Iteserve In the German nrmy, nnd known as one of the youngest nnd most advanced art critics, was killed In action on May 20. Dr. Qreven was well known In Ameri can art circles, having paid frequent visits to this country to study. Ills father Is an Intimate friend of Mr. Stokes. He was the Inventor of the photographic process by which Imitations of famous paintings can be detected by enlarging the paintings' twenty times, the authenticity being established by the unmlstnkable Individual "stroke" of the respective masters. RECRUITING PLOT WIDENS, tl. Condnrtlns; Inquiries Else where Than In California. Wasiiinoton, June 30. The Depart ment of Justice to-day admitted that other Federal Grand Juries besides that In California have been Investigating the recruiting of soldiers for the Euro pean war. Only as arrests are mndc will tho extent of the Inquiry be revealed. That Immenie sums have been spent Is the Departments theory, based on the ap parent outlay In California nlone, where there Is said to be evidence of lno,000 being used. Representatives of foreign Govern ments who Inquired to-day wcro In formed that the return of reservists to the colors constitutes no violation of neutrality, the American law Intervening only when the recruiting of othera Is attempted. 200,000 MAY BE IDLE IN CHICAGO TO-DAY Building Material Makers to Lock Out Their Men to Break Cnrpenters Strike. Ciiicaoo, June JO. Chicago must be Cln to-morrow to bear an economic loss of more than $500,000 a day. Unless the building contractors and material men surrender the loss threatens to continue Until the Chicago carpenters' union agrees to general arbitration. Both sides nre determined they shall not yield. The situation affects almost all business men and 26,000 homes In the city and suburbs. Employers estimate that even tually 200.000 men will be made Idle. Preparations for the big shutdown to morrow, night of the plants of the allied building construction material Interests were made to-day by the members of the executive committee In charge of the lockout. The committee met In the rooms of the ButldeiA Club In the Chamber of Commerce Building and mado all neces sary arrangements for laying off men, shutting off fires In lime kilns and brick yards, shipment of horses to pasture and for watchmen to serve during the nhut down period. Members of the committee made care ful estimates of the number of em ployees to be laid otT. In the neighbor hood of 10,000 men directly employed by the material Interests, It was said, will be effected by the closing of the plants. This Includes more than 1,000 teamsters and automobile truck drivers. That the shutdown will be piuctlcally airtight was shown by the number of lumber yards and brick yards which will close. The yaids are those of the big- fest companies In Chicago. The list noludes forty-three lumber yards and sixty-five common and face brick estab lishments. Closing of these lumber and brick concerns alone has the effect of practi cally shutting off all building construc tion work. Without lumber and brick contractors are unable to continue oper ations. This will throw out of woik auto matically all building trades crafts In Chicago and Cook county an soon ns the material the contractors have on hand now Is used up. Unless the Independent carpenter con tractors, who have signed up with the union on the basis of "u cents nn hour, are enabled to Import supplies from other cities, tho shutdown will throw out of work the 11,000 carpenters who luivo returned to work since the strike began. GIRL IS SEASIDE MAYOR. Atlantic City's Comptroller, Miss Tonnaend, Is tetlliK Executive. Atlantic Citv, N. J June 30. Miss Bessie May Townsend, the only girl comptroller In the United States, to-day had the distinction of being acting Mayor. Mayor William Middle, In celebration of his lUty-flfth birthday, took Ills brother commissioners off on a flshlmt trip trom which they will not return until to-morrow. Miss Townsend. as tlu next ofllclnl In line became Mayor. She nssumed her honors modestly. The oniy thlng In the dny's routine nt which she balked was marrying a happy couple who rought her out. She lef erred them to Recorder (iasklll. SHELLS POOR; 43 LOSE JOBS. Charges Hade nt (ieriuan ln ftnrncra In Coiim-i'tliMit Fiit'tory. WATriinuitT, Conn., June 30. Olllcers of the Scovllle Company here became suspicious of forty-three men at work In one room of tho factory to-dny and discharged all of them. The men had been employed In mnklng shrapnel shells for the Allies. There were twenty-two women nl work In the loom nnd they went on strike when they learned of the treatment of their fellow workers. Many of the shells manufactured by the Scovllle Company hnve been tefused by the British Inspectors, nnd It has been said openly that Herman Influences were responsible for conditions nt the factory. Thero were four large lots, ench u 4,000 shells, sent tn Capo Cod I'plnt, The value was $70,000 and out nf n standard lot thirty were tested and found wanting. Nearly all exploited prema turely, showing, the Inspectors said, thnt they had been tampered with In piocess" of manufacture ou the benches. BERLIN CENSORSHIP PASSES PEACE PLEA Socialist Party Issues Serond Appeal Cull luff for End of War. WANT XO TEIMMTOKY Doeiiinent Says French nnd llolfrian Socialists Oppose Settlement. nf.iu.iv, Juno 30. The governing board of the Socialist party Issued to day ii mnnlfesto, passed by tho censor, calling upon the Government In tho namo of ''humanity nnd culture" to begin pence negotiations. The nppent Is nn nmpllflcat Ion of the one whloh nriieorenl recently In t'ortenrrfa, the ofllclal organ of tho party, for which that newsiier wns suppressed by the Government. The Soolnllstn of nil natlona which are fighting Germany are called upon to Join with tho German SoclallHts In nn endeavor to bring about it settlement of tho Issues for which the war Is wag). The efforts of the German Socialist lead ors to prevent war are reviewed nnd regret Is expressed that these efforts were too weak "to litem the tide of the world conflagration." It Is said that the advance mndc to the Soclallnta of Great Britain have) been recelve.1 In good part, but thnt tluwi directed to the Socialists of France nnd Belgium have been met with disdain. "Tho German Socialists," the nppenl says, 'Vxpcot that their frlontbt In other belligerent countries will tnko the name steps. French and Belgian Socialist leaders stubbornly demand tho destruc tion of Germany, njl In eplte of some peaceful groui tho large massos nml the leaders of the Socialist parties In those countries appear rlrmly resolved to continue the war until Germany is com pletely defeated. The German Socialist party baa loyally kept Its word to stand by the people nnd the Fnthorlnnd. The fate of East 1'ruaxla nt the hands of the Rus sians shows what threatened a disunited Gormany." The statement repeats that the Ger irnn Socialists are opposed to war for tho purpose of annexation and explains that the publication was planned for nn earlier date hut wns postponed because of the declaration of war between Aus trla and Italy. Balancing the effect of this statement by the Socialists the Oversens Neivs Akgoncy has Issued the following : "The Socialist liMder Dr. Kolb 4y.is published a pamphlet In which he says that the Socialist party Is at the parting of the. ways. He declares that the- wjfir has tied a new band around the wkple Oernxin people and the monarchy. Tlu Socialists, ho says, should cease to flght against so-called mllltnrlsm, as they should be convinced that their advocacy of a mllltla system for the nrmy Is no longer tenable. They sliould realize that their task Is above all national, thnt they must become capable uf par liamentary action, as the party Is other wise doomed to absolute and perpetuil lack of Influence," When the first Socialist appeal to thft Government to boa In peace negotiations was published In roncnerfs the paper was Immediately suspended by the Gov rrnu.ent on th ground that the appeal was detrimental to the Intere.ts of the empire. The nppeil demanded that no attempt be made on the part of the Government to ncqulif new territory. The document contained nn exposition of the attitude of Hi.- Socialist party throughout the war. The statement published ester day with the consent of the ceiifor Is In substance a repetition of the first ap peal h hleli was suppressed, Consider able significance naturally nttaoh-s Itself to the fact that tho appeal w.i passed by the censor. SIGNS OF WAR'S ErD SEEN BY SOCIALISTS Lenders lleri- (live Vlt-vin on IM-iil Immii'iI In (termini) . Tile appeal made by the German Socialists to their Government to begin peace negotiations was received with keen satisfaction by leaders of social ist thought In this city. They agree that tho union taken by the govern ing board of the German Socialist party Is really the first Indication that the war can be ended In the iiear,fiUi!re, the. Ilrst sigh that Germany, ns well as other natlona Involved, Is weary of the terrible sacrifice of men and money and economic resourcea. Allan 1,. Benson, one of the best known socialist authois, .Morris 1 1111 qnlt, a lender of the Soclnllst party In this country, and Congressman .Meyer Loudon believe the fai l that the mnnl festo of the Germnii Socialists was per mitted by the German Government to go to the public after being silenced previously Is highly Nlgiilllciuit us prob ably indicating that the German Gov ernment Is now willing to consider peace negotiations, These leaders think there Is nn excellent chance that Socialists in countries fighting Gerniaiiy wlll fall III line with the proposals made by the German Socialists. "The manifesto liullcntes to mu," said .Mr. Benson at Ills homo in Vonkeis yes terday, "that tho Gorman people are really In favor of pence, Their nttl tude Is In i-outradlhtlnctlou to the attl lure of Him ruling class of Gernmii. Imposed I'piui, lie a. "Hitherto nil classes In Get'iniiny hnve been united through fear fear that their national existence wax in danger. If the German people and the German Socialists hnd known before the war began that their own ruling clnss and not Kuglaiul or Kronen or Itussla was their real enemy there could have been no war. "Hut tint people mid the Socialists were imposed upon, They didn't want war. but they were, told over uud over again and Dually made to bolleve that Germany waa being attacked nnd that the Katheiiand was In peril nf destruc tion. Now that Hiieh nn nigiiuient can no lunger have the slightest force It Is only natural that the people generally nnd the Socialists In particular lire be- Coiiflnticd on Second i'uys. ami Piiblhhing Aociatlon. NINETEEN AMERICANS LOST WITH SHIP FROM U. S PORT SUNK IN SUBMARINE WAR PRESIDENT WILL NOT ACT TILL HE LEARNS ALL FACTS WiNDSon, Vt June 30. President Wilson will suspend judRmcnt nnd action regarding the reported torpedoing of the Armenian off Cornwall, hngland, with loss of American lives, until all the farts arc fully and officially determined, Unofficial advices of the ship's loss were received by the President to-night. In the absence of complete and official Information regarding the reported complication no comment was forthcoming from the President. Washington authorities, it was believed, were delaying communication with the President until the exact status of the British vessel is established. Thero was no indication to-night that the President would summarily end his vacation ahead of time and return to the capitnl because of the new complication In the German submarine warfare negotiations. Secretary of State Lansing passed through New Yk to-night en route from Amherst, Mass., to Washington. It was stated at Hurlnkenden that no word had come from him. Mr. Lansing will determine whether tho President's presence in Washington is necessary or desirable. Up to the time the President retired at 10 o'clock no word from Wash ington had been received regarding the Armenian's loss, and it was stuted that any telegrams arriving later would not be brought to his attention until to-morrow. - 6,000 Turks Die as Allies Take 7 Lines of Trenches Most Important Victory Since Land Operations at the Dardanelles Were Begun Is Officially Announced by London and Paris War Offices. POSITIONS CAPTURED Sprrlol Cablf Dmpalrfi to Trm SI'. 1.0NPON, June 30. Olllclal reports Is sued In Paris and London this afternoon nnnounced the moat Important victory so far for the Allies on the Galllpoll I'enlneiula. Under a very heavy artil lery tire by the French guns the Hrltlsh troops advanced on June 27 west of the Saghlr Hlver In the neighborhood of Krlthta for a distance variously an nounced nt from 1.000 yards to a little less than one mile. The olllclal state ment of tho W'nr Otllco here ay 1.000 yards. The French communique place It at 1,500 meters ( 1.0CC yards). In the advance the troops occupied four lines of trenches, which wet-e found to be full of Turkish dead, the result of the effective French artillery lire. They occupied n height west of Krlthla. In all. an Athens despatch comments, fully C.000 Turks were killed. Announcement of the victory has been received with great rejoicing, for It has bfen weeks since any satisfaction could be gained from the despatches from the Dardanelles. Instead the operations have been criticised not only In the press but In the House of Commons. It was known that the Allies were held by the Turkish forces ery close to the point of landing and that they haw been suffering terribly Neither the warahlp". which take up the dally iiiuiid of bombarding, nor the tWd; iirtlllery seemed fo be able to iincowr the Turkish buttoiles ur dislodge the tHOl. Trrnclirs riled With llrsd. The Anglo-Flench move began early Monday morning, when the French ar tillery opened the bombardment with eery gun In position. They swept the trenches with shell and shrapnel, si lencing all the Turkish guns. Then the ltrltlwh went forward, the Infantry tak ing three trenches with little opposition, finding them piled high with the dead. Tho few survivors surrendered. Then to the east a Scottish regiment went In nnd took two trenches before It wns chirked. The Funlllers captuied two more trenches by a charge through a lavlne and took two lines, after which the Ghurkas wrenched a knoll from the enemy A counter attack made later In the day was desperate but Ineffective. There Is tin positive declaration that these gains han been held. The otllciul communique Issued lo dny by the Fieneh Ministry of .Marine regarding the operations says; "Since our victory of June 21 the French troops have been engaged only In detail operations, with the object of consolidating and extending their ad vances. They have occupied several new trenches nnd dug saps, uniting the conquered ground to the Hues pievlously held. Several counter attacks have been repulsed. "On June 27 the Hrltlsh left wing, supported by out- artillery obtained a great triumph. After nn Intense bom bnrdmeut the Dritlsh carried by as sault at ceitnln points four Tmklsh lines of trenches and advanced about l,,1uo meters (a lit tl short of one mile). "On the extreme left they occupied a small elevation ou the heights of Krlthla and took ISO prisoner A foice of the enemy which dellveieil a coun ter attack last night was annihilated, The losses of the enemy have been con siderable." The Hrltlsh Itennrl. The text of the ntll lat leport follows: "General Sir Inn Hamilton leportn that the plan of operations ou the 2Mb wns to throw forward the left line southeast of Krlthla. The pivoting point wan about a tulle, from the sea, After advancing upon the oxtrcmo left about half a mile we were to estnbllsli a new line facing the east on the ground gained, The plan entailed the, capture In succession of two lines of Turkish trenches east nf Snghlrdere mid live lines ou the western side. The Austra lian corps was ordered to cooperate In itialling a vigorous demonstration, "The action opened at i) o'clock with a hoinUirdtnent with heavy artillery, iisalstiince being given by the French. This bombardment proved very effective. Ily Id :! o'clock the Held artlllety had opened lire, destroying the bnibed wlie entanglements In front of the Turkish trenches. The accurate fire nf the war. ships Talbot, Scorpion an- Wulvurlu AT POINT OF BAYONET succeeded lu keeping down the enemy's . the from that quarter. "A small Turkish advanced work nt I Snghlrdere known ns 'boomerang re I doubt' wns violently assaulted. This little work wns very strong and cleverlv protected by barbed wire entntiglemonts. It had been long a source of trouble to us. After a special bombardment of the work by a Flench mortnr. the attack wus delivered. At the exact mo ment the troops leaped from the trenches as one man and, like a pack of hounds In full cry. raced across the Intervening ground and brilliantly cap .tired the work." After this preliminary success tho inaln attack wns not lung delayed. At 1 1 o'clock the guns were ordered to lengthen their range, to shoot over the heads of the charging 'troop and cut off the Turkish reinforcements. Then the Infantry charged along the whole line. II n.i nt siota , Chnrm-. "W.-st of Saghlr Dereh." f.n.s the repot I. "threo lines of trenches w ere captuied wltli mile opposition. Th.'v wer full f dead Turks. .Many had been burled bv the bombardment. One bundled iirlimiiHi'v i.-..r.. tof the Saghlr Helen ravine the Itowil 1 sts made a tine charge, capturing two lluex of trenches, which had been 'assigned as their objective, but the re- iiuiiiiier oi me iirigiule ou their right met with severe opposition and was unable to get foiward," Half an hour wus then allowed the troops ( iest nml strengthen, themselves in the position,! they had captured, the artlllei) meanwhile poundliiK the Tuik Ish linen. Then the attack w.ik lemmed west nf the ravine "The rtujal Fulllei." the upmi con tinues, "led the biigacle In tl. econl Phase of the. attack The bi Ignite ad vanced with gie.it steadiness and resnlu Hon through the trenches nlieady cap- tilled and Oil actus. ttu, imwii I-.I.-I...P more trenches and reached Hie objective iiiiuiieii iiinti. rne i.ancnslilte I'uslllers Inclined half to the right and funned a line to connect with our new positions east f the lavlne. "The nortliermnoM objective hnd now been obtained, but the Gurkhn, pressing on under the cliffs, actually captured an Important knoll still further forwntd, due west of Kiltltln. This thev fortlfle and held dm lug the night, mnklng our total gain on the left precisely l.tiiin yards. "During the afternoon the trenches on the ilKht, a small poitlon of which lemiilncd lincaptiiieil, weie altacltid but the enemy held on stilbbormv ii tut the attacks did not succeed. During Hie night a counter attack on the furthest trenches gained wus rs pulsed with heavy loss, A paity o' Turks who penetrated from the liaint between the two lines of c ipture I tiniches was .subjected to niachlii' gnu fire at dasbieak and suffered hea. Ily, the miii vl nrs sunemlerlng. "Kxcept for n small portion ..f trenches slill held hj the eiienn ip and mole than was hoped for from the operations has been gained All en gaged did well, but certainly the chli f factor In the Mieces.s was the splendid attack by the Tw ent -ninth Division, hoe conduct was beyond pialne" A L L IKS RKENFORCED. Miens Hears Important Kvenl at Mrnll re Imminent, prn,ll I tlhlr llnp,Urh l Till! I.I1N0ON. June .10 -The public disquiet regarding the I in rdtiuclles was reflected In the House of Commons this afternoon by deminils on the Guveinment that complete Information be suppllul on t'ie operations then- It was slated lint such lufoimatinu cannot h supplied it Ibis time, but that It will be as soon as the national Interests permit. Another despatch rioiuflcii. Sir Inn Hamilton, it Is epected, will appear In the otllclal (lii'.rllr soon, The Dally .Wiiw learns from Its Co peiihagen cot respondent that the Colimnn lliwrtte publishes a despatch from conespondf nt nt Athens, who says It Is rumored In the Greek capllnl that l,.e Allle have been strongly lecnforcul nt tho Dardanelles and that decisive en gagements are Impending The )) .Veil' quotes an Kngllsh man. holding an infliientla' position nt Constantinople, who has arrived here, ns saying that the Turks are very short of petroleum, which Is a serious mat ter, ns a gnat ninny of the pcoplo uso Continual en Third Pag. PRICE TWO CENTS. lli'itisli SI pa hum Armenian, With 31 lift Cargo, nit by r-:i. DETAILS DELAYED RY EXdLisii rExsoiismr Slnlc Department Awaits Report of Consul at Bristol. 31 A V 3IAKE TT HARDER TO DEAL WITH BERLIN Officials. However. TliinK Vessel Was in British Service. WariiiN(iton .tune .10. Nineteen American citizens, must of thorn negroes, nre missing nnd presumably are dead us the n-Miilt of tho torpedo Ing of tho Hrltlsh steamship Armenian, bound from Newport News, . Vn., to ' Avoniiioutli, Kngland, with a cargo of ' horses nml mules. Tho vessel was de stroyed by tlm Oermntt mibtnnrln j l'-38, according to Stnto IX-partmcnl iiilvlccs, Tlu Arnienlnn vn sunk on Juno 21, but apparently, owing to tho Hrltlsh censorship, tho first news of It WM received In Statu Department (lea patches to-dny. Conaul Armstrong; at llrlstol forwarded several mrsna gen, la eluding tlm list of thosoimlsslng. While olllclnla aro fart from n, con elusion iih to tho action required by tho I'nlted Stntr.s In this enso, tho seri tittsnfss of the nffnlr ivns Instantly recognized, nt tho Stato Department. Ofllclnls fear thnt the sinking; ot th Armor.4nn will inako It more difficult than ever for the United States Gov. ernment to accept tho compromise1 suggestions which Germnny li io ported to Intend offering In her forth coming reply to tho President's coto of June li on tho submarine lsauo, A null Consul's llepnrt. oillcldl opinion will bo nuppen3t4 until tin Stuto Department has re ceived from consul Armstrong Infor niatlon milking clean points now lit uoiiin. v ntcr mining tneso js inu qucs. i Hon of whether or not tho Armenian wus under charter to tin Hrltlsh Gov frnment. There is no doubt here that If this was the case thu Germans will promptly allege thnt tho Armenian I was pructlcnlly n HUtlsli auxiliary, ft truiisort In the service of tho enemy Government, nnd therefore jrocrly subject to destitution, by German nuvsil forci wbeiever encountered. Wiishlngtoii otlklnls mil ill t that there might be some force to this contention, but n.-M'i't, on til" other hand, that the Germans would hatdly have the right to Iguoro the obligation of putting tho crew of the Armenian In a place of safety before sinking the vessel, unless It could by proved that the Armenian actually had the status of a Government ship. It wus legaided ns doubtful that the facts of the charter of tho Aimeulan, If she was under cliartei, would give her ths stHtus of a public ship. other points for which the Depart' ment has called on Consul Armstrong for nioio detailed Information nre it bother or not the vessel was arme-l mid resisted the German submarine. Of ficials detdro to know whether sho was called on to stop and submit to search or whither tne HiitiiiiarliiK began tiring without notice Musi lime Mielleil .hip. The Consul's Htntnment that n shot carried away the wireless houso of tho Armenian Is taken here to Indicate that the siibniariiiK must have shelled the Arnienlnn, and It Is desired to have more details regarding this Thtro Is some confusion in Consul AtmstionK's inetsaue. lie makes It clear that the vessel was torpedoed at s o'clock lii the evening, twenty miles west by north of Tievose Head, Corn wall, and that twnty-nln men wer lost nnd ten Injure 1. HI list of ths Amei leans misting Is nut clear, however. II Is not certain that nil weie negroes and the full names and addressed of thoM. mentioned are not given In all cases I In speaks of four of tlm Ameri cans leported as missing nn hnvlng been picked up by a submarine, whether the l'-:is or not he does not sny, whlln other sun Ivors were brought Into llrls tol lust night after having been picked up b a lielglan trawler and Hrltlsh destroyers Ill-pa rime n Cm Mm temr ill, Tho Slate Department gavo o;.; thu following with legnrd In the case of tint Armenian: "Tho Department has received cable, ginns from the American Consul llrlstol, England, repotting Hint the Do minion Line steamship Arnienlnn, from Newport NVws, whs torpedoed nnd sunk nt s 1'. .M June 2S twenty miles west by north of Tievose Head, Cornwall, by the Germaii submarine l'.3d; thnt the .Marconi house was struck by a shot mid lh.it twenty-nine men wero lost nnd ten Injured The following American horse attendants are missing K WH.I.IAMfOX, mlilriM, unknonn .!. .11 AlONItOH. Nw Orlennn. II. M. (iUANIIKHHV, (US Vahlnt'in slrret, MnnlKnniery, Ala. P. It. iHTTUN, Cartcrv Hie, Va.