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THE SUN, SATURDAY, AUGUST 21, 1915.
TWO AMERICANS LOST, FOURTEEN OTHER vailing on th A (. Twnt-on tioat re ant iwh from til ship In tdfrij Inil only sloven wer iirled lo fh Svtrvlvori J!lljh Cv Inirton. the Atmrlcan play wright, arti lntrvlwei at yiinwn Vartlly iralt Cant. Kim h prepare,' lion for poiittblr sttack sml 'ha biav manner In which h navigated the hl from th- moment thr tr.uk of the tor psdo wan sren Mr. I'ovlnirton itiul hl wife, who w known on th tag aa Mow Wlltmr. hml Just breakfasted when they heard a dak tarti u that omethlnK waa amis and ateamer 1n the diaianre apparently hail mi l lth an acrlder. Mr. I'ovlnalim lmrn.il.ly messed that there wan a alrnarlP" In the nslghbm-tiond, and Ms wlf1 had laid loetether ome tl.ins their caWn which ahe dig not wish to MM, he aald. "Come lon to our cabin " "tV had Jul not there." Mr CoVUVf ton aald. "when an eilolcn oc curred I auenaed the ram ItutUnt aid WS put on lifebelt and walked to the boat deck. We (tot Into a boat and reached th water eafely The striking feature about Ui nodus ffWH the hlp was Hi coolness of the offlcen ami rrv and the abwnce of panu amcna the paeerngvre. A faint moan could be heard oocaalonally from the women, hut nothing that could be called a ehriek. The faptaln v hi order quletv and they were carried out to the let ter. The fact that the ahip wa Koine; about 16 4 knot! and that only two boats latullcd apoke volume for the Captain ordet to go astern He waa a heroic, lonely Haute on the brlda af the fast (Inking ablp and won the admiration of all beholdera" Mr. I'ovlnston Joined her huelwnd and gave even warmer praiae for ("apt finch. Mr OoelngtOfl could not find word aufflrlrntl) PirOtUJ In condemnation of the ouwardly conduct of th Hermans. "The l.iarltanta," he sa'd. "wn no par allel, tfh waa homeward liound and ai uapected of carrying ammunition This excuae could not be advanced in the c.ia of the Arabic There would have been no excuse avan If Hie Amerliiiti" .m board had been warned to et off by say ing: 'You are on an enemy ahlp. 1eave her aa we are going to alnk her ' But no auch warnlnx waa given nur ahlp waa disembowelled even while we Wondeied woe the oaue waa." Four of the Arabic boats were towed tatto liueenatown to-night Many life bl!e have been found, but no bodiae. Three hundred and eignt-ix aur Tlvora of the Arabic left Dublin at 9:45 to-night, of thla number, lit, moat of them memliers of the crew, are bound for Liverpool, while t tie other left for va rum deal Ination,. HEAVY MAIL ON ARAF.IC. 3, mi i Baa tarried hl Starr ot fleeted l.. Ilalrr. gei foi resii 0igeti is thk si IiOMxiN, Aug. 2H The Arabic carried 1.113 Ikiga of mall, including hundred of bag from Swdii. N'urw.y, lliilland. bpaiu and Switzerland. The sluires of the International Mer cantile Murine, owner of the Arabic, ware not affected by the Kinking of the veeiei. Hn the contrary, they roae ac Uvaly and strongly to-day on the Lon don Sto k exchange under the Influence of Hie reconstruction scheme. REPORT EIGHT MISSING Waaalngtaa, MoMever, Doesn't Cosildrr omuls' l.lt a Muni. Washikiitok, Aug 0. There seemed tn he little doubt to-night that five Americana, and possibly eight, lost their live In the sinking of the White Star liner Arabic by a Herman submarine. A despatch received u( th" Slate De partment to-night from the Viee-t'onaul at Que'-na'.own gave the following aa "not in the list of survivor": Mis. K T. Moore. Mr. and Mr?. Kred Hurgeaa. J. K. Mrs Joaephine Biuguiere. A deapatcb wa received at the State Department luter In the afternoon from the 1'uited Hiatal Consul at Liverpool aying thai the name of J.ime Houli han, r.dinund Wood. Thoinaa Klmor and Mm. BrugUierg Wen not In th Hat of survivor. State Department officials were not Certain whet to r tiie message received to night giving me five nanus waa In tended to supplement the earlier liat of the missing, or whether It was sup posed to include all who were unac counted for at he time of Binding. Both magi g paed through the bands of Aini'itaaador i'age and were transmuted b him to the Stale Depart Blent Tii. i.el.ef, however, was that the inessag. a represented the Individual rep-i of the two consular offlcera, aacb giving, r (ar aa he had been able tfl ieacn, a complete liat of th niaalng Washington oftlclula, therefore, 'Te hopu.g that the number of Ameri cana lost will not exceed five. They have by no means, however, ac cepted this gt aa final and are con tinuing their tiforta to locate the mias- Tln Consul at Liverpool added lo th? Hal of American aurvlvors cabled by him yesterday and given out last night the names of Louis Hruguiere, William Cuniuiliis aid John Nolan The Culled Stales Consul al (Jueens- towu raportad only twenty -ona Ameri cans as puaeengeia on the Araltic, but added that Iheae tlgurea hud been ob tained by him from Liverpool, He rtpurted sixteen American survivors lo the State Department lust night, and the flv missing names sent by him to-du.. Would aetm lo nccount for lha tola! number of American paaactigers. Th name of Mm. K T. Moore and that of Mbs T Moore, the latter appear ing In an earlier list of Americana ml Inn, ugget a confusion poaaibl) due to errors in t rananUsslori. Neither name, however, ia Incliaied in the tabulation of purvlvona und rnlwiug isaued vesterdav by the White Star Line Leopold I ' Moore, an American, and Nathaniel K. Moore were saved, according1 lo the White Star report They are the only onea of that name on the pngf lis! Of the Arabic. Thoma,s Klmor, a name thait sungasts -T Moore ' Is reported us among the survivors Mr an. I Mrs rrd rlurges and Mr. and Mis .1 Kellett und James Houlihan auto appear on the list of survivor GERMAN PRESS MUZZLED. erbldden lo Comment on Mnbliig I'ntll Further Notice. Ipu Ml faeil Henna! lit In Tut Si . London, Aug. 20. No Herman Dom mnt oa the sinking of the Arabic Is available. A newe agency despatch from Copenhag n says that the details of the inking of tin liner huve been with held from th Herman newspapers und that the incident has caused great r ervouiness at llir Herlin Foreign Of. lice, where It is feared that It will lead to difficulties wth Washington The Gorman newspapers, th doapatoh gay, are forbidden lo comment on the Incident until further notice VON TIRPITZ DECORATED. farce of RabgeaglMe Warfare Win Honor I'rinii KuUrr. MUM, via Amsicrd.nn. Ann 10 s a remit of what hi lormi "liermany'i increasing sulimiiiine lUltaaaiaa," the Kaiser has decora led lira nd Admlrul von Tlrplu of in,- i;eu i navy with the Order I'our le Mi rill NO WARNING WAS GIVEN," SAYS ARABIC CAPTAIN San No Siilitiinriiii Br fori or After thf Sinking. Ho Doclaws. HIGH PRAISE FOB CREW Qi kknstowk. Aug. .O. -Capt. William Flncft, commanding the Arabic when she want down, said to-day that no one on board the ship saw a sign of a sub marine before or after the vessel was hit. There was no warning of the at tack. The captain's statement follows: ' (Everything want wall on our way down the channel until S 30, when the ship wa torpedoed We had fine weather all the tlm with northeast erly wind and there wa a alight "Well. "We wor going at sixteen knot I wa on the bridge and had been there all the way down the channel The first indication that I had of the enemy In the vicinity wa a torpedo coming toward the ship We got no warning and that wa th first I saw of the enemy." Kapltialna' Fnrtr Terrific. Aa to the direction the torpedo came from the captain said : "It came to U at right angles It came from the north anil on the atarboard aide, ninety or a hundred feet from the stern. Aa soon as the torpedo struck the ship there waa a terrific explosion. I never heard anything Ilk It. Vou can imagine how terrible It wa when I tell you that it ahonk the Arabic from Mem to stern. The explosion wu so terrific that on of the boats swung out and was blown Into th i air "tireat columns of water also rose lo a tramendou height The vessel wa struck in a vital part. She gave a Hat to starboard and then a list to port, after which she appeared to sleudy her self for a bit and then she went down by th stern and dlaappearcd completely in ten minute. "I did not eo a single sign of a sub marine, and nobody else saw it either before or after the occurrence We had all the lifeboats and also the An derson boats swung out Immediately Everything i ready. Including the rafts, and these floated off We put out plenty of boats ; In fact, they were uf Ih'lenl to take more than all on board away from the scene. Life belts were dteirlbuted fore and aft before we reached the spot where the torpedo struck us That la always dune in an ticipation of the danger lone. aptalai Mate Four. "fourteen Isint were lowered. 1 waa on the bridge when the ship went down and was In the wuttr about twenty minute amid the wreckage, raft and patent boat. They were Jamming the life out of me In the end a patent bout came my way and 1 clung on to It and two firemen came along I suoreed'd in pulling them into It as well a a woman and her child "When the Arrrhlc wa.i torpedoed message were conveyed from 'he bridge to below and the jaior felloas In th engine room The staff re mained at their post and never cume on deck. They ileeerve Victoria Cnuvsra for their couri'ge I was picked up by a patrol boat " cpt. Pinch, after being rescued, wa told that hi neahew. an apprentice on the Dunaley, wa one of the thirty five of that ship's crew landed at (Jueenatown Several Killed b) Ktplnslnii. 11. Curry, assistant purser of the Arabic, aaid ' The rrhip was strut K at 'J 40 and she sunk at .SI. The torpedo hit near the engine room and her boilers exploded I think several were killed. "NOt the slightest 'taming was glten at oat of the pagganffot had just Rn ARABIC SINKING CALLED CUE TO U. S. TO "ACT" COttflaked from F'rrJI I'aijr. that the severing of diplomatic rela tions has been Ihe step uppermost In the minds of Administration authorities in the event of a crisis with Oornuuiy provided the unofficial reports of the Arabic sinking are confirmed the Presi dent, according to the general belief here, will now be obliged seriously to take thi step under eonslderatlon Thla Is not likely to he done, however, until a formal Inquiry ha been made through Ambassador Herald as to the sinking of the Arabic and liermuiiy has hail an opportunity to disavow the act of her submarine commander. The fear here, of course, is that H diplomatic break between the United Stales and liermany would be only the beginning of more serious trouble. More submarine attacks by Qortngny wmuld be certain lo force the United Btatei forward a eiep further toward open co- ope ration with the Allies. The President himself has riven no intimation to ins udvlseis since the Arabic went down as to wdiut course he will probably pursue T he President has been turning the matter over sol emnly 111 hla own mlndi conferring oc casionally with Secretary Lansing and 1 wailing for the receipt of all the facts through official channel! before taking his closest Idvlaeri into his confidence. It would therefore he InaOOUratO even lo intimate that the 1'resident had any definite course of action mapped out. but men who have gtOOd shoulder to shoulder , with him throughout the submarine con troversy feel that the United states must act. not lalk. and that the logical step will be the severing of diplomatic rela tions unteai Qormany herself offers some solution. If I'realdent "Wilson decide! that it is necessiiry to act the belief here ' ' that he will call Congress tonether If only to obtain a large, appropriation for tin- improvement of the national di fenoei Homo of ih Provident most, Influential advise!! have urged htm evei since the suiciiiir lie issue began to show sign i t becoming acute to call con rest together for this er purpaaOi it waa Ihmr belief that luch a move On 'he Preildont'll pat' WUUld have a1 vholeaome frt upon the authoiitiai In lltrllll, who have bten crcllled Willi the belief that tin- United States would noi , Under any circumstances risk a aeriou! break wlih llertnany on account of the ubmai me laiui Th raoord ol Ctarmany'i Incraaaed I aiiiimarine ouergtloiw in the last forty-1 elglit llours nag added lo tin- !..i ,,f offlciali here that the Kaisers ijovorn' lll bag derided to purine ii undersea campaign in iu own way roferdlooo oJ TRIBUTE PROPOSED FOR CAPTAIN FINCH fffMp OgOtk 1'rspHt I- lo Tin LlVBHPiad., Aug. 20.- The Imperial Merchnnt Service flulld hus asked ihe Admiralty to give national recognition to Ihe heroism of Capt. Klnch of the Arabic in conducting the rescue work after the .Iner had been struck by the German torpedo that sent her to the bottom. This subject 1 now absorbing local ship ping c.rcles and it Is agreed that nothing finer ha ever been ic cumpllshed at sea Capt. Finch's record Includes he sides Ills heroic rescue of Ihe crew of the- eteumshlp Culhbert In a storm four years ago. hla kl'.ful handling of his ship in a typhoon while en route from China to Han Francisco, when several Anier an tourists and business men were Imperilled. lie has the reputation of lieimt extremelt modest. HI I. me ashore Is usually spent in promoting sea men's c'liirllle an 1 In gardening. .shed ibeli brcukfa-t. but some of :hem tflnsri still in thnir tabitis. "Theit- tta nothing appro. tolling .i IMtiic, and ihe passenger wrr, got into Ithe lioat smoothly The captain was the last man lo leave the vesel. The sh.p went tlown very quickly " "Most of the passengers were on deck or at t.r. ikfast when we re truck." aald Joeeptl tl. De l-onmer. Moiitteal lawyer and son-in-law of a former Canadian Mintitet of Marine "Possibly fifty of the passengeis were till In their bertha. Smn tlaek on (lie Ouole. "It wa abottl o'clock or a little after when geveral of us sighted what We thought was a submarine iiuite a distance to starboard appro. tclitug a ateamer we later found out waa th Dunaley of London. While wr were W'aii'hlng are caught the faint sound of an exploaioti and ttsik it for gr anted that the Dunsley had In en torpedoed "OUT COting wa taking ua otei in the the direction of the Dunaley. We pre pared for an attack at Ci The crew ran about distributing life pre erv -a and swinging out the boats "I adjusted tut life preserver and ran below lo get a packaga of Impor tant document, l bad ju.-t returned When 1 Ml a white streak rustling to ward the Arabic, churning up foam a; a great rale Then there nur a tre mendous explosion. The ihlp slopped almost I flat anil) . Slie rot ked from Ide to side and lMgnu lo keel ovi r Most of Ihe pasaengera were in tin boat in an Inst. in: and there was not the slightest panic "I barely hud time to make ihe last lifeboat. We were launched successfully, but hadn't got clear when the Arabic rolled over and went down She was half turned on her side, and he: star tHaaid quarter atruck our boat, caving In the side and throwing us into the .iter "I thought Is was all over, but 1 finally came up anil swam to a raft I don t know what happened to the others While I was clinging to the raft 1 aw another llfoboal about to alnk. They called to me and threw me a hawser. I lied it around the raft and hung partly to the hawser and to the raft until I was picked up eghauated "I courted ten lifelmnta pulling away, line of them till, d with water Just as it clear ed the Arable' s s.de anil sank. A woman, whom I later learned was the sister of the Arabic's surgeon, was thrown Into the water line of the Arabic's suilors swam lo her and the captain of a Clench ship that came lo the rescue dived off ihe deck of his vissei a il helped get bur Into a boat li was a line pie. e of work " the conseiui no Willi the United State Thls affidavit of Zellah C'OVlngtOn, one of the Arabic survivors, received bv the Sta'e Oepartment from trie V.c.- Cousul at IJueenstowii . "Came up on deck from breakfast. was itandlng on itarbttard ilde looking at steamship Dunaleai Which W'as sink ing, having been torpedoed a few min utes before, when heard some one say. 'Hate It comes' Then looked and saw torpedo approaching about tout yardi away, when noticed ship had changed bur course und that the torpedo Would either mls oi strike well astern. It atruck on starboard side astern, about three feet below t iter line. Immediately ship bid struck captain ordered ail paieangora on deck. Boati were all gwtlltg out day before and quipped and provisioned in belt man ner: also all ropes and gear seem lu hive been In perfect order. No panic; crew and paiengen all oi.lerli. and wo k nf netting boat! out and life belts was a mailer of only short time Hours were in water about four and onehalf hours before reaoue ships cam in aniwer to wireless annuls sent out tiie tunc the torpedo struck." HASTY ACTION OPPOSED. Alton H. I'arLrr I rues thorough lui estluiillttn of ttluKlnu. Tc tin ffifOor of Ttfg Bum! Bgopna, x. v. Alur, 10. Tba sinking1 of the Arabic en rOUta for this country wlih American cltlieill on board is with-1 out Hie egCUM offered for ihe I an. Itanl.i I of carrying am munltlong, Hy many It will be assumed to be GfJermany'i an- -wer la tiie tail tune of nur Qovernmom Nevortheleea, the people ihould not press the 1'iesiilent to get hastily. On the contrary, they should pglmly and pa tiently await such thorough Investiga tion of the whole situation aa the Preib dent deems it nirigggry lo make, and loyally support sin h actions is his ma ture deliberation ahull cotnil Alton iv paiKBa. PROUD OF SUBMARINES. BevMaai Bageal 11 Imgoealble 'I'hlna of v easels, Hkiii.is, by wiielcs via lairidon. Aug J" The following was given out for publication by the Oversea Nevv Agency tpday "Tie achievrmenl of Herman sub marlnoi in bombarding towns on tin. weal none) of Knginnd has aroused great admiration, ilorman papera egpreae the opinion that the -ubmannes evidently are ahie to Oo imiiossihle things "Th.. Frankfurter Keilnag astlmatea that the tiermani and Auatrlang are now holding e than 1,0(10,000 pi, Miner's of war. of whom 1,864,000 are Kussiiins "Dlecuulng ihi oontrol and dlilribu- lion of food supplies and other measures taken to feed the lierman people during ihe coming year, a tjovi mil official said ihe pew harverl year began with a suiplus ,,f TOO.ono tons of wheat and corn 'Ihe vied nf rye thi- year la a I'ttle below tl"' average, The wheat Drop is above th, average. The crop of uot u tool is igoellent." 20 PASSENGERS ARE UNACCOUNTED FOR Two Viiifi'ii-iins l,is(, and Safety of Two Others is in Donttt 18 ALIENS A H I MISSING According to the latest advices re ceived at the Wall Star office from Liverpool last night, two Americana of the twenty-five wro saltad on the Arabic are lost. These are Mn Joae phine ft tlrugulei of New York and Or. Edmond K. Wood of Zanravllle, Wla. A despatch received early In thi evening confirmed the report of the aafety of James Houlihan of Phila delphia and Thomas Klinorr of New Vork. r'uurteen pnssengers ar definitely re ported from Liverpeol sa missing, and there lire five others about whom no word has been heard. An Indirect re port PMChed the office from the Loudon embassy t i the effect that Kred Hurgeaa and wife, the chauffeur and maid of Mrs. Hruguie: , who were among the flist to be reported a urvivor. had been lost No Mich word bad been recoil d officially by the line, however, if the re poll moves to be true the total of missing American t itilen would be four The twelve aliens definitely reported as missing are 11 got i nblob Cnglish. Miss Mary, t r'ltxgeraid. Patrick, Neave, Mr John II Tattersall. Mrs. Krank. Itandall, W. U. Hun lull, Mrs W. G. Third Class. Harrington, .Mrs. Mary. Hermans. Mrs. L McMahoii. Thomas Haddington. Mrs Mart Sullivan. Cornelius. Thorn aa, Florence. Iii .wlditioii to the there are still titi -counted for Miss Irene Tatteisall, Ohoee safety, according to last night' deapatcb, was doubtful, and five other appearing on the c.tlvln 111 but not yet reported in tuny deapat h to the com pany. The are: Heighten or Oighton, John Baton, Mia Mary K Lyons. O, W. Nrgu. Mrs I 'an y, Flor ence of those reported a missing vesieiday morning five are now listed among the survivors: the Americans. Klmore and Houlihan, William Bulllvant, U L Mellleur and Miss Marie Mill Conflrmatlon ha alau come of th jtvlng of Mra Kellet with hei huaband. J Kellet of Lawrence, m.us Mrs. Kei- let's name did not appear on the passen ger list Up to the time of the closinc of the offices at lo ts last night no word had lieen heard in regard to the liner Uovlc a cablegrum received early in the gftamoon requested the local office to delete from tile Hat of cabin survivors the names of W J Randall, Wn I'.dvvin i 'r trice Negus and Mrs Mary Bat Oil, und the names of Mi. Florence Ourcy. Ooorge Lvi na and John Dlgflton fn n tin thud class lilt, This n.essage also mbled to the survivors the names ,.f Mis Evelyn Katon and Kllen Mella. and stated tii.u Bdarln Oharloa Negu was in a hospital In gueeristown The nam Rllgaboth WlllOUghby wa coirected to road Kiljiib Willoughby In the third das urv IvoftB, TRENTON PASSENGERS ON ARABIC ALL SAFE CablcsrraniH Tell f Rewuen of Nino Bound for Nc .icrM'v Capitali TaaWTOHi N J. Aug 10 Cablegram deflnlt.ly assuring the sa'ely of all Trenton; ins aboird the Arabic were re celvod bv relatives here to-day Christo pher M'-Tumney, one of the team of the "Flying Martins." cabled from yueens town staling thai John tilschewskl and John J Nolan, the oth. r membits of the troupe were safe A oabl gram was received bv Chad CI T H. Phillips from h - wife, Annie, advising t 1 lit that ahe and the children ami hi niece, Miss Kathleen Phllllpe, aged it, were ail safe I CdUOenatOWn The four children iter Uonald and Slanlev twins, and Qwendolyn and Agn Th niece waa coming to this country to live with her unci h caune of the death of her father, a brother of Mr. Phllllpo, u few month ago Mr Philllpe oa mi lo thi Dousitry h! "in t"', ino'iiiis ago, leaving hla family abroad He engng d in the glased brick biielneai her, and decided to send for hll family Al far as ould be learned Hus are ii" only Trgnton people on board the Arabic, WI( 'KERSHAM SILENT, Nat the Time for a I lllsen to Talk." ii bare, At. Sam, Aug 10. Prominent dele- g.ttei to the constitutional oonvanthin who have seen servlc In Wasiilngton were chary to-night about comment ing upon the situation that developed with tiie sinking of the Arabic. The following statement by former Attorney General Qaorge w. wtckonham sum up the view of these delegates: "This is pot the time for a dtlgen to talk it is up to th Oovemmont, md 1 will not add tn the iliflbultles of the uik confronting the Preeldent and hi Cabinet." LOUISVILLE'. t curler. Journal "It I Ihe last straw that break! the e.u . ' buck. lxng ajpu should the OoUnt votl Huriistorff bat been given ins piaapig'ti Now he must go, ami along with him Ihe whole Imperial OUtfll will have to walk the plank. The ' time has oome when we shall send the Official! away and compel the domestic leadens, the subsidized editor and vol unteer sp ea to know their place It may be Hint not until we have hanged a few of them will they learn that the United Htate is g (fovernmeni ami that America holongl to th! American. "The people en masse demand the sus pension of ail relat'oni with Hermany, and we boi eve I'realdeirt Wilson will promptly answer Ihe lummona Herlin will ascertain, when It Is too late, where we stand To hell with th lichen lOtleril and all his agents, hla works and I Ills way! and up wlIJi lb Mug of the ' republic!" PASSENGERS GERMAN PRESS HERE HOPES FOR PEACE; U. S. PAPERS ALL DENOUNCE SINKING (riiiHii Prtai Ifen Komi fori1""41"' f " ' warning to tiwitfew York Opinion i ravoror Pmmi r. s. Paptn All io- ROMCf Sliikiii. DROI INYKSTK.ATION BEFOIK TAKING ACTION The folowlng comments on the link ing of the Anibc are from leading CM j man newspaper of the t'nlted States: NEW YORK. Herman llerold "We are onvinced that very few American really de,r war. They may not openly admit it but they ar convinced In their inmost heart that whll theoretically Americana may travel anywhere and everywhere, in pracfra their ffiOVerOOftt! are very much reelrlcted " Hlaats-Zeltung -- The one hope Hee in th immedlale riMusswuhling of the Cottgrcas. The I'riwldent I said to be watching the sentiment of the country. The imulet and safest way to water, thi entlment I to lieten to the voice of the people fixini the moutha of their elected representatives." Maaii-SeRaag i Kveaiag riininni. "It would be the optimism of the os trich Ihat burlea his head Hi the land for ua to deceive ourself on one point, namely, that the destruction of the Arabic ha brought the aituatlon near an open break The friendly relations between the (wo oounlrie ao near to our hearts are seriously threatened. The air Is pregnant with spark which, freed, may Ignite Ihe powder barrel " MILWAUKEE SILENT. Mil WAt'KF.tt. Aug iv -The Milwaukee press, both Fngliah ami Herman, is main mining absolute silence editorially on the -inking cf the Arabic So far not a (Ingle newspaper printed 'n Mil waukee In either language ha m.ule mention of the incident, even to tin ex- toft! of a paragraph Apimrently the belief i held that th situation I t,si serious for comment at present in VIOW of the bg Herman irop ulavtioti of the city ST. LOUIS. Wralllrhr Post -"Detailed rert of Ihe sinking of the White Star liner Arabn- are anxiously uwaited In the United State. Incomplete and uncon firmed news ha created such a Jumble that t . hardly ss.ble to Judge cor rectly of this affair at preeent That the American Jingo (ires will grasp the opportunity to construe the lubmarine attack aa 'deliberate!) unfriendly and inflame imhfic opinion still more aga net OOHIiany goes without laying Im partial observer, however, oannot fail to consider that the Herman liovernment must be averse to a further sir. tn rig of relations with the United Stale. "Since the sinking of the Lualtanla lierman submarines liavv avoided every- tii ng that could be ,-nidered even re motely hostile to America. At any rate. It should not be forgotten that the liner Arabic has made a practice of tiuns isinting munitions of war to Kngland and that her cargo consisted of 11,001 tons of contraband when .-he last sa.'.ed for Live. iskI." CINCINNATI. gslkiblatt- "ah Indication! point to aatlafaotor) explanation of the sinking ul the Arabic. The fact, however, re maine that amloablg rotation between the United States and liermany hang by a thread win -h might be snapped at any moment by sotns untoward Inotdsnt. Th n om forts oil state of affair could be easily removed by applying sontmon sense, which would and ought to induce the I'resident to tell Aineiinan ClUgSM t'ml they owe u dutv lo their SOU n try t save it from smbart assmsni by travefa ng under Ihe American flaal The theory the Hies maintains appear! to us of extremely doubtful validity, and It bad certainly 10 practl al reason 10 rec ommend ft." i r, ie prease "if our Administration cannot be psrauadad to stop the un- litn.tetl exsrt of arum and smmunltion then tjermran) must protect herself " DETROIT. Abend Post "The ainkng ,.f the Arabic l UVnintabkt ami has awakened pitv among Oetrot Hermans It seeic hardly iosib)e thai President Wilson Will have an opportunity to send another note of piotest to Hermany and thereby add fuel lo Hie already small flame Hermaiiv. however, tan give no gl reason for the sinking of the Arab:.'. ,u the tsNtt was outward bound and there fore not ' arrying war mun tlotts The vessel, however, lias been a munition ship under the British Hag ever since the outbreak of the war. carrying vast quantities which have added to the suf fer ni of Ihe brave soldier in lier many.'' Aggelger "S)0 far wc know nothing except what the British censor has passed We do not know the otreum stancsg of the silking of tin Arabic Hut in spite of this the Anglo-American pies breaka into n clamor of war. Fortunately the President and hi ad viecs are cool and determined lo wait uni t thev are advised officially." CHICAGO. Abend Pill "The wash appears th father to ihe thought that this Arabic catastrophe wlU sharpen or cause a break in Hit) relation! between the United State and H-rtiianv OtherW'-SS one could have waned until it Wag cou- nrmed that Amsrtcan lives were lost on the boat, that Ihe Arabic Was given no warning and ihat the commander of the Herman submarine had no reason for the postiou that the Arabic ut- tamptad to noap "i eoughi to rain hi lsat." taati'leUgng "The Arabic ciuefiy uarrled war supplies mce the outbreak of tite war, it American! knew this ami used Ihe boat Just tile same they ale to bear the consequences tif their rts-ltless actions, H Hu t did not know It. Dne lantl is responsible for Ihe loss of Aiuer oan live." ST. PAUL. Vidks-Zf Hull. "The sinking of (he, Arabic, a vessel controlled by the ling- Hsh Admiralty wid in contlnuoui use ai a transpori of ammunition, has gsrlousl) delayed an enormoui cargo of war ma terial destined for Ihe slaughter of tier man soldier and thus has called forth a new hysterical olamor of the pro nrltlih-Amerlcan press." HALT I MORE. Uesteebir rorrtissadeat, "Amerioan I travsHeri do not necesaarlly hav to choose ships of bgUlgSrsntSi there atej OF ARABIC MISSING : hlpe of other nationalities The easiest I I way to prevent difficulties would lie. Ihe on Imlligerent ship do o on their ' own risk. gdjlSriOl lOiiliiKNls oil Ihr slejfttktp Of rie Argots dad far innlmblr f aults of thp ti i, oa i tested kg ssrtewi ggg isgoggrg thronuhout Ihr contifry, oioa". PHILADELPHIA. t.trnlng Hiillelln - "If the lnking of the Arabic sliall prove to have Isren a deliberate aaaault there Would esgfll to Im- no course open to the United Statei i roverntnetit, cons, stent with :ts dign ty and with the Inlegrily of ita offietai ut IgranoSi than to cotls.der the lu'tion a 'unfriendly' In the diplomat c sense of the word, arid to sever diplomatic rela tions with a nation that is so inconsid erate of our national right. When notes, protests. remont ranees and warn ings fa. I to have effe t the Hoverninent cannot he tale lo aOt or(h tmrrlran - 'True to it , . o fut traditions, the Ctvited States lias 'orn.tted no word' which might tend to avert the breaking of a historic friend ship in it efforts p. avoid a rupturg t ha discussed i re.i. -herons, wholesale murder wlih Hie avowed perpetrator ii'ul has gone to the verge of abJSCtnsgS in pleading for an abandonment of the tsjllcy of indiscriminate slaughter "Hermany has refused She ha , hal lcngel haa compelled th country to perform those 'a.fa' which ,t has (old lior l would pot 'omit. The re.oid is clear to the last detail There will be no doubt aa to Die responsibility for the steps which the Ainer i. an Hoverumint mug! now take " re- - Should it be proved Ihat the Herman submarine commander ut- ismpted to asaaaainat! twciny-eix Amsr leans on board tiie Arabic by torpedo ng the sh p WlthOUl warning, the leal that our Hovernment can conaieteiilly do will be to hand fJOUM von HernstotfT his PSSSJpOrt! immediateiv and lmultarie ously recall Ambassador i ierard from Herlin." PITTSRURO. Fr" "Ttiat a uravn h tuatlou him ariHt-n thri'Uprh the piiiklns of Uw Arabic ll rlaln. Tlir ntWl 0OH1M tu a dtsfClnol rthfM-k, om th long ptftod fotlowlllg tite li.);t.iTi)a trageilv. (luring whirh i3tr numy wcwUnc! frini dCaUroyinf ri.n inwJ tg9gfSlfl i arrying OltlsMfll of Hum ruunlry an paHMfiigfi n, hail the public tnind to nurttf the blief that tht iennan t ;ovtriimnt, thougli riot yielding offi- 'ially tu the content. ouh In Ihe American H0t. hail atooMtd tu OOtnply In actual prarUc? with the tleinamU Qt til if liov ernmciit. "The Mtor.en of tho aurvivor of th A ib c thui far ohtaln1 are t-j :he effect that the vt)l whp torploed without wain.ng. .Such an act would havf to be accepted an 'deliberately unfriendly' by the Cnited State.- 'government, under the word tig of it laat note to Igrttll 1 1) '. and coubl hanlly fail to be foll'iwed by action more vixoroun than any yet tiiken. DM thing certain, however. 1m that ier inan will iiot te able to plead that the Arabic. ke the human, a, wan carry itig iipjnition of wr" sun "If it the happ.U proven that no American have been lot;, no matttT vhtthet wainitig was or ft'M t ot g ven, then diplomat;, cognizance of the affair may not be taken, although the aot POntTAVOtlMi generai!) ai' eptid interpre tation of n'ertiat.onal law and wars an UlSOIllCUO to the American alt t ude What WaUthtnftoii will do in the ovonl that the Hink.ng of the veaael cannot but Ire taken aa an affniit to the t'nited State reiiLwiut to be ee:i tVrl.i.n :t bj that no proa pitoufi action wilt bo taken, and the affair w.ll be thoroughly investigated." ( hrouieb . I eb rali Tb. i e would appear to he only one chance of avo;dm the charge of 'dnlibeiatelv unfr end'.y' CondOjOl OH the part of ermany m thin inetance, and that i.si on the pOMlblb ty that the Arabit wan ummoneil to "top and rofUOOd to do mo. If it ahaTI be definitely determined that no Watu.ng u M given the .lest ruction of UtO ship w II proclpitato the ci '(oil hi Amer.cati relations w.th igermany whit h Pf00l detit Wilaoii haa Ntiiven to avert. ll wdl then e hie dutv to dec. ie on the pri.per prsveilure The d.gri;ty "f Aine' iilllt any more vvarnngtv NEW ORLEANS. Hem -'"A fea . atrer jMrllsans who ale o sealous ill the .iiliirtels of other psopls that thev m Ottld gladly involve tb I'tiiU-d Sta'es in war w.th ileiniany or with Bngland, SI the ease may be, w.ll not agrss With US III feel ng Ihat the position taken bv ih s eotintrv is needlessly Insscure ami dangerous, to the etent in arhlcli i oontlnuall) gub loots ua to the ation poaslbllity of in volvgmstrt .11 the dsstruotlon that is now rooking the world, The Judgment of l eal Amerii'iing. bow't vet, rules this ,-oun-trv The Hyplieniites do not on either side St. LOUIS. slur 'The bel ef that liermany in ISndsd In a.i.v way to modify her meth ods of submarine warfare appears to have been erroneous Tin thought ap- pours also erroneous that Bnglsnd doing anything whatever to protect her merchant marine agarist these sunma rlns attacks While Ih.s nsglecl n no manlier Justin, ilerinnuy. It does place a heavy burden uikui fireal Hrlta'n." limes This i love: nuient has clearly s.vt forth its belief that any repetition of Luaitanls sinking methods will be looked upon as unfriendly, If. however, there was warning or if the Anil,, attempted to escape an snamy submarine the rules of internation.il law adequate!) cov,r the case These qusatlOM can be sat isfactorily determined only through offi cial communication between Hie rosneo. nve ctovernmenta a denunoiat'on ol Hie Her nan war policy will avail noth ing. Tins oouutry has no interest In that sili, y t eept w hen American Uvea 01 Amen, an rights are at stake." ST. PAUL. Illiaalr "Th fnlted states will not go to war with Hermany unlssg attacked. A Severaine of diplomatic rotation! would produce a condition wheivin we couhl, vvilboiit loss of na tional self-respect, order our "Itlgettl not to egpoig themselves to ilertnaii at tack by sea exc.pt at their peril To go to war with ilei'ininv might only he play ng Into the hands ol the Imperial tlovernment It might be stopping th exi'orlal.on of munitions to th,' Allies for tin- building up our own milltsry equipment which could be of little effect In Iniorfarlng with tliu prsssnl pro gramme of Qormany," KANSAS CITY. hlur "A grave Situation lias now aiiasn by the act of a Herman naval OOmmander. That act, the sink ng of th,. Arable, is the only answer thus far re ceived to the President'! las) note on the sinking of the huiltanla, The 11, 1 itself, with nit it attendant olrcumstanussi may be the 'deliberately unfr'ondly' mi against srhich Prsstdsni Wilson gave hla timely and friendly protest 11 CH1CAOO. ". rlbss "Whatever plan Ml t i:.n hag I the nation's plan The day of argumsnl vvas gone when the in rd note was despatchsd to Herlin." Prompl mill Dtwrive Moves. SITUATIONS 0BAVITY WIORLY BMPHA8IZED Kollowln are extra'-!! from edit--I in DOmmgnt! la lllll morning's Net i York noaspapgrt on the slnklna oT Ihe ; Arable : Herald If. niter all th 'eel re in. the ProgMenl bel.evea the ink us 'f I thg Arab,, to be "lieiinaiiy'i aniwer." I and if then he dstsrtnrnsd that the Oer .nan lovsrnmsnl i an siuolssn ihinar mill rhtOh the UnitSd Htnte tloverti , inent OOnnOI afford to do builne, th : people vv.il be with Ii 111 lo whatever end in determination may load," iimrs "a dtaotaimer from Qarinanr of any unfi lendly Intent, a diavowal of he a. t., of the naval offlsers gfho sanlj lha tssaiunla and U Arabic, would I , most vvel'M'ine." forM "To ibai d'plomatically with .. ioveinnienl tha.t shown no eapaeity lor sood f.i Hi Is a difficult tak. If Croaideni Wilson finally fad, nil Amen- oaiM w ill aaVS the latlaf action of know -illg that be bus don his best and that no mora'. rSSOOnaib l.ty rests upon lb 1 n, (i States, eome what may" MloWlng ale exlisels frOM SdKOrlSil in lesteiday gVORlllg palsir : livening Pint. "BnOUgll Is known to prove that the, commander of the Her man lubmarlni acted In deflanca of the dlstlncl Warning given by President Wil son In bis last note lo the Herman liov ernment . "It Is to 1'resldent Wilson that his oiinlrymei, will now look for the right leadership All the despatch from Washington asrec Ihat. while he is greatly concerned, he ha not iot polos or calm He will first ask for all the facta Then he will come to bis decision. No one ImaKlne that be will for a moment think of retreating from the positions deliberately taken hy him in his official communication i" the Herman Qovornmont." UloSS "The time for argument an 1 appeal I over. The only ijuestioti be fore the I'lesldent ami the country Is the one of what shall be done In the presence of conduct by a foreign pOWOT that 1 "deliberately unfriendly." Such Is the naked issue before the rreshleut and the country. Little doubt Is to b entertained that the duty to uphold the right is supreme even though II Involves a, title." Kvrning World "QeTinaiiy flout American claims t lermativ risBss Ameri can demands. She has cho.-veii lo forfeit our friendship and esteem We see that If our Cltlgsni are to be protected it must be in other ways than by appeals to tier humanity or to her regard for law as observed by clvltlSSd peoples " Kveaiag as "The outstanding facd Is that after all remonstrance and all warning the Qsrman navy has again outraged the law of International ac ceptance for the regulation of war ar lea; it ba again Infringed every prin ciple of Civilisation and humanity In doing so it lias re, klessly imper illed ihe lives of Amsrtcan cltlsoni How hie we to regard this course of col. din i An we to submit to it tamely?" BOSTON. Fust The Ainef. an people know that the case is In oompotont, patriotic and powerful hand mid that the out come, lie what it may. will be met with the unfailing loyalty of a united peoplo." Transcript Tht 1 me rtai goni by for letter writing, eel -.ally for POTTOS pond once c,; i.d by the wholly "i warranted ussun.pt on that the parties addressed, whether Mexicans or liermairs, are su ceptible t'i argument! effective with those win, mean to reaped the rights i others ' t.liilie There ,s lime enough in wtWeti pass upon the question whether or not Usrman) has answsred Preoldenl Wilson's demands w.th an impudent, de . I-rate blow al the L'n'lsd States UoV eminent " MINNEAPOLIS. Josraal "Germany has become ths enoni) of nil the world She has united the Civilised nations agBjIWl Iter. Not n one has Uermail) deliberately v Olatsd Amsrican r. ht on the lea. Her rsp reaontatlvss In this country have not scrupled to abuse the lump lallty of the I n. led States by , art . v liig on a scrH and widespread propaganda, lint it is not toe real liernisny that Is doing thes- things 'I 1 Prussian mil. tarlsm, which is brutal, winch always ha been brutal, and whioh is a menace to nil tin world ' LONDON PRESS VIEWS. evv .paper. Ilee all Ihe Preside n I Threat to Uersaaai . Igertgl ' Sl In .life', Till Si v . UOMPOM, Aug IM. -The Oolg Id,. props, recalling President Wilson n un. Ing that ihe t'nited States would con sider a repetition of the dl,cgai,l of American t;ghts as "deliberately on. frleniiy," say I of ti. sinking of 'he Arabic : "It is no business ,,f out to attempt to fore, ast the act, on I'l esldent Wilson and his advlseri may take," The lolly Orftpaic say "So far as the I'nlted Slates is ran. cirned ihe gtnkli of tin- Arabic cm onlj be regarded as a direct challenge I; is not our business u consider how Am, p. Ice will deal with such u contemptuous defiance. Thai is ., problem for the American people." The sfsralsg Poet. In Iks eourse nf an editorial on I r v.,n Hel hlualin -1 loll Wig s spee.ll 111 he opening of l. U,.,h- Itag, sa v "The t'nited Stales is a neutral, yet lor property I destroyed and her ctti- ens murdered is there a neutral na tion with gn shipping which lias not suffered through Hermany' method ..f assassination 1 The Arable was iunk ami innoceni neutrals drowned against all law- S.. all there s u he s:.l fr argumsnl l tint we suffer nuie more b) being iii the war than if we remained outside, if we sutTer mote materially iiiiin America we can at least im hack." The Mu, ii Itutl say s : "W, await with Interest the verdict oi American! whn ihe have had tune ' i think ii ovsr, Probably President Wilson will ..intent himself with another p otest ll appeals that he will not l.e goaded InlO an open quarrel with Her man) en any terms. American! aie the best Judges of thslr own polio) It eei - iii Inly is not pur wish, nor especially to cur interest, for ti. republic to expos. I self to the calamlllri from wiuc'i other Pillions are lufferlng I. t the Am, l - nan- continue to be mere spectators ol I ll.e i .itittict if I 'aey think II consist, nt . vvuli their honor ami dignity All wi ..in My ! that ihe sinking of tbu Arabic . vn a- much a defiance of the I'nlted stale as oi international law it mlglii llmOSl seem to haVl been design, d to iM'.'itaiti wttelhgr America'! .old ne -llom of her iirlnvlplii were anything I more than hot air." SOMEBODY SAID In an article on the u;,r re cently somebody maJc the point i hat whe . you tic a I tick of dynamite to a dc tail, it it equally dangerous to let him go, or stop him! Similarly, if you discover that you have hired ihe 1ron4 contractor after the Job i started, it will be danyicrou- lo let him go on, but ii m!1 be dangerous to stop htm Fortunately you arc unJcr na need to take chanco- THOMPSON-STARRFTT COMPANY H sliding 'oni'Mu '- ARABIC'S SECURITIES VV VlV Appraised Bttwcrn That sum ii ml 115,000,000, I. "ii Inn Report. bORgOM. Aug 2 -Thi 'P ion American securities 10 the a , tween IteVOMtOtO and 11 , . .rdiiig io reports current . .11' es here. It I e nd that one fit , , i M.IeO.tOf grorth .,f ss unties i I eel. 'The ggegritlSS w .,a ice underwrite: an ensag I loolvn g up . .alius. LITTLE HOLD OS LINER, ISiMnIltlf It I Kin. ii i si i i . I'rit.iif i, i Tiuuriii Monrj lt-iMi ti ti All Hui'ta uf i umoi i Wtrt c ...a yenterUtiy tn Ihe A nam ul l.udiiifc tnilllot ni Vol It!- , , ' which Atrt- tlttppOMJ tu it i v i v. thiuuKh ItM Mii.k.i.K of thi v i. .... it wun idmUtvd th tt undo i .i hi .t i i.i mj tit Hi -t-t li . , : . - tboord th til fated liner It . i i 1 Movod in the dmi lnformo'1 .1.; Um Liier t-.tiiicl any . gold. Ont cabU from Lmi . iui it win ortu-i.tiiv Htuit-' 1 thai 1 UeM oarriosl morf ttian Moo.oou .. BrtiiNii" niaflnt inui m 1 iii .tn! rtpr ntativ 1 thu vs uti i i. Um --'siii tl it tut iid 1 tn.1i th.- it:.'.-. Qovernnie a ttu-t un gtt.tt amo mi r - rumi buut hu th Arable, knowi n ivi th- tierai'iit undaraoa lioati irt I t ar innf It n . rOGSlU I I .v .1 Kiighittd tail itnt K'M tu A u j cantc in a h.tttie crulMr rh guu.ilvil hy gr f : j r 10 , to whom void htptneittf b ihh Oovornmtnt wui i oonalgfntdi said ihat th hud - ,v icKurd;iiK ati iblpriMtll of gold I U aooount Thg Whit tt ? . jft t.vt i no gdvlcag rogui hi ki tht iimis ai'ter f the Arablog .; it i gonaratly ballaad any goal aboafd It wa- .. - , .r.,i iepref Titiim gonti prlvati tianitii - wall Stroat wag not gitatl) disturboi over thg laporiad im "f irltie. . aotlvt procautloni havg !fii ttk iiicf thf ilgrntau mbmarlngi bt : aotlv to protect ghiitpaiat of Ami. tn I goourlttaa from tingUnd .141 ut ! th tiifit alaog ail Mvurlty hiptt.tit , Hie undgratood to tiavg bgon wall . 1 BgTatnst logg i gtibntaring attai k u.g niartng Inaurancg hotiaog 11. which WOllld take rink on nMnta, havi tvan provldad igain.i i untuMiatry rod lapg which ainwii . .f the !! of ggouiitlai all) i' . all bondg and gtOORg 111 111 I I'h'UdK' aphed a t l t Ol itOOh Ik tiled With tlif 111! 11 I Which OOVgn i. gl a i ' i ' : llttlg tinif i- loot i ti Im dug n titloate in r.ife that -'iif ta 1 gubmartni attacki only one laige Intel tmt DOtlld he fotind .t la) that it had l"t a ny rteeui lie al Arabic Tint houf sai l thai tif gocuiitloi conalffnod White Star line; ti.-i noi . ;. WOODS IS WAR. Hi-iMirlitl Iff I in of I ra hi I ' - ii Mi r ii Promt neul fciirai nr. Bdmund k Wood of ; 1 in it root, Jguagvllle. wis, in,, uf it hum on board the Araid' 1 ht deail, was .,:ir t-f tin bi 1 gem ih In WlaoOHittti H liail hi a the hoopltal rvlcg "t ' i 1 ihe war la-gan and Wa retti hir homa. Ir Woods wai b rn hi ' - moved i Janaavlllg a a ! fad ua tad from thg Mod ' Indiana In ItSsti from the Al t ai School,. Atlanta fla.( wo and from the New Vork r-- i ModlOOl HchOOl thg --an t Veal guiaoon for the 'hlcag i md wag tern Railroad and wu it the Amortcan Aaot'lai way Hurireons, American i glatlon International Med Hon. Wlaoongln Btatg Medil tion. i .gntral Wlaoongln M i i elation a tl tht it u ioui ' ' - 1 eMaoolatton It had i n In- WomU' - numbof f yaarn to vpend w in Bnalandi gnlargTlnii htn ki u tturyei at tin hoepttdl' var brottg "Ut In agi aaw autna agtvlig lu th rt. d and hogtittalg latol fall he leiu A tnei-t a. inn ggnin wenl i nig ipring id a an in join i pltal eei VllOi and If ft it to li on hoard ti,f Arabic a half brouhor. v !'. ! gavgftgt twualng llvg In I'.i .:. Wooda. a i h tiaturtiUge'i s en gn M' a'ae a ihirt i Maoon. H laai - h wl g AUSTRIA tiETS U. S N01 It g 1 on Kg port ii I inn Hi v v ntgauultlou llell ered I.om.os. Auk Thi , Unlti'd Stat s o i h Austria warding t l.e ggporl Klil Mtntnunttlon um delis irltn foreign 4SU e yeniei i to a Vienna deimat'li rt'en Way nf Amati i dam Lake Hopatco. - C TO-lVlOetROliV-AIS'i I . v. Sunday and Huluu, I v. vv, M It 1,10 l.l ib Iv. J... k,., n A .r., .'fi.ri' Clll io. I . Htoid Itrm , Ntwirk, t. . Atlantic City fip r;.rv to morrow a1 ip c.Jf sVsdnsstlsg, i,u- Lv.V.'. .'IIS' 7 ,1. ...... Lv. Ju-.sut: Ave , J. -. . . , I L. g.oaj Ii , hltvirt, - - i HARD COAL NO M0KI COWfOIrt