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Constitutional Convention aiked to tift burden from municipal taxpayers. See Section 7, Page I, of to day's SUN. THE WEATHER FORECAST. Kuin to-day; to-moirow fair; south to southeast winds. Highest temperature yesterday, 73; lowest, 67, I 'tailed weather, mall ami marine ISpsltSSO pose li. I J$tm. VOL. LXXXII. NO. 356. WILSON TO LET BERLIN EXPLAIN ARABIC ATTACK Gerard Purmally to state F.ic 1 and Thus Invite Official Comiiieut. TKXHIOX GROWS IN WASHINGTON Diplomatic Break only Re tallatory Measure so . Far Considered. DOUBT LINES TIMED TO HAM SUBMARINE This. However. May Re Ger Han Defence Disavowal of Act Vnlikelv. WsHiN'iTON, Aug. 21. Only one tangible development stands out thus tor In the crlsla caused by the tor pedoing of the While Slur liner Arabic and the losa of at Ir-asl two Anssrlcan liv.s. The President has decided to direct Amoas-ador Gerard at Berlin to rail the German Government's attention to the sinking of the Arable, und thus Invlie any explanation whinh the Herltn au thorities may care to make. This action will give Germany an opportunity to cite any clrcurnstancsa of which she in.iv l ave knowledge I" her own defence or voluntarily to disavow the act of the submarine commander, if sti should decile to adopt that course. Washington has no hope that Oer I! ml will ropwdtate the sinking; of Ilia A Bbtc On the contrary, the belief here In that ShS will defend tills act, )USI a i aha dill the torpedoing of the lAtaltanlB vv It hout warning. So that the opi'Oi tunlty opened up by Ambassador Us aid's inquiry as viewed in Washing ton Is likely to lie valuable only in o tar SS It will give the United States afllciets Germany's side of the case. The passing of another twenty-four hour-, has IncTOaOOd the tension In Wash ington ovet Germany's latent attack v. American life and strengthens i tin tuipiesslon that this Government will b obliged to "act" unless some entirely biti x peeled circumstances are brought Hi it'll In regard to the sinking of the Whits War liner. Must l'rnitl. In feet some officials, though not iti an) era) purporting to speak for the President, went so far to-day as to say thai the United States Will have to "act" promptly and firm!) a. soon as all the fs.'s have been officially obtained. There is now no doubt that the only action th.it Administration otfU iais have In mind is the severance of dlptonuttle relations with Germany, ir the Cieai. dent fee's obliged to take this step I'on greea will be called in session to vote a large sum of money for use In Strengthening the national defences. Strong intimations already have be gin' to come from German s urces as to thi defence which the Berlin authorl- tn will make for the sinking of the A ah It is believed here they will ee,ze upon Ambassador Gerard's Inquiry t" ..intend that the White Star liner Was Bttoml ing to ram the German sub marine Bftai the latter had torpedoed Ihe Steamship i'unsley and that the submarine therefore acted Is seif-de-fen-.- Suggestions already have ema nated from Berlin thSt this explanation m.ght be advanced. Detsila now kn .vvn of the sinking of I s :i apparently would lend them selves to such a defence, Statements thai have bean cabled from Qiiasns ti wn represent Cupt, Pinch of th Ar- Sblc as having said that he had seen the steamship Huntley in difficulty and w I making toward her when he sighted the torpedo thai had been Hred at his own vessel. Other me. nbers of the ciiew have boon quoted to 'he effect that the hits st ir lin. r wa going to the rescue r . Dunaley wi,en she was attacked. The atgument advanced In Oerntsn quarters is that the Arable was attempt ing to ram the submarine or at least the c i slider of the German submarine be lleved that to be the Intention of the Arable and discharged his torpedo In i if defence. KaplMiiiillfin Doubled, Offlclalfl in Washington were inclined to i v,ry skeptical .if this explanation. Ttiej pointed to the fact that the lor I" 'In h't the Arable aft on the starboard aide. Thsy were of the opinion that the XploalVS would not have reach. Its nmrll In that quarter If It had been dis ci irged with the Arable making for the iUl liaiilie head on for the purpose of rainining ii. ii was acknowledged however, ihat It might have been Mjsihle fin Ihe aub h H ne to have made Hiich a hit undsr ' I'lrcumetances if the Amble had ii l. i-esj har course after the I. ope. In had illsoharged, Interviews with some ' 'ne surviving indicate that the Whit. Ptai veaasl was mancouvrod after tin deadly weapon's trsll had been sighted None of the newspapsr deepatolira ' ii have come from Kngiand in regard ' i ' sinking of the Arabic, recounting I . expel lenoSS Of survivors and giving i . iiatsmenle of off! oars of tits liner. '.ins even a suggestion that there I un) intention lo tain the submarine Mlat the conduct of the vessel vv.l . ' .is wrruld warrant a auspieinii that i i t was its purpose, I Stale I icparlmeiit Itself has re. I 'd nothing from its consular of. n i. oj from Ambassador Page that wvwild tend to support such a defence lr i tints Was been no Information In ' f the official oummunloatloeu that '"iil'l lend to relieve '.siTiiiiliy of the Linden of rtsstsinsiblllty and make Ills attack anything bill a reckless .r I . old blooded deed In violation of all Ih" prlnrlplue of Internatkiruil law and l.um .nlty. However, the Slate I )epa i : ineni ha- Cfoslsssfd oa t'htttl Pose, THE SUN TO-DAY CONSISTS OF SEVEN SECTIONS, AS FOLLOWS FIRST -General New. SECOND -Sporting. Automobiles Kenneli THIRD -War Articles, Fir eign. Drama. Book.. Queriei. Chess . . FOURTH -Pictorial Magaiine FIFTH -Special Feature Magazine. Fsshion. . , , , SIXTH New of the Summer Resort. ... . . . . SEVENTH Sptat Feature!. Real fctate. Garden.. Poultry. School.. Finanaal. Problem. .... Total Readers or newdealers who do not reeeire all of these sections will tonjtt a faeor tn "The Sun" by nottfytni the PuUicalion Department at once by the phont 2200 Beebman) and the missinj sections will be promptly forwarded If possible ACT!" SAYS TUMULTY SEES PERIL Time for Words Long Passed, Colonel Declares Presi dent's Secretary Tells Jersey Democrats Nation Faces "Great International Crisis." Col Theodore lioosevelt broke yester day the silence he has maintained about this country's relations with lierm.inv since the sinking of Ihe LuSltBMlS. He feiTing to the destruction of the Arabic, t'ul. lioosevelt said It would tie a fresh sacrifice of American honor and Interest. tor the Administration merely to dismiss Count von BSTBStorffi the German Am bassador, and sever diplomatic rela i lions with Germany T0 Colonel s state smen t relterjites more forcibly his pre vious utterances on the subject, main taining that the time for words passed i long BgJOv His -lateinetil follows "I see It suggested In the papers that the Gormen answer lo our last note, that Is. the sinking of the Arabic by a Herman submarine add th conse quent murdei ..r certain American ctu sens, will h adequately met by the I Administration dismissing llernstorff 'and sundering diplomatic relations with Germany. I earnestly hope th Ad ministration will not take this view, for to do so would be a fresh SSCftflcS of American honor and Interests. I "The President's lute to Germany in , February last was an excellent note, If only it had been lived up to. But every subsequent- note has represented noth ing but weakness and timidity on our part; and the sinking of the I.usltanla and of the Arabic, the attacks on the Huinight and the Kaiaba. and all the similar Incidents that have occurred represent arrogant answers which this weakness has Inspired. "Germany will care nothing for th m re severance nf diplomatic relations. The time for words on Ihe part or this nation has long pgBSSd, and it la In. conceivable tn American pltlssns who claim to tie Inheritors of the traditions of Washington and Lincoln that our governmental representatives shall not see that the time for deeds has come. What has Just occurred Is a fresh and lamentable proof of the unwisdom oi our people In not having Insisted upon the lieginning of active military pie parednesa thirteen months, ago " SEES "GREAT CRISIS." J. I. Tumuli lags w hole Nnllun Is With l-nalileul. Spin mi Lake, ft. J , Aug. II. Joseph P. Tumulty, ssersUury to Praoident Wil son, iti an ad, lies- del vered here to day, spoke of the situation with lier many as extremely grave, and said that President W loon Stands as the defender of the inalienable rights of Americans on land and aea. His words drew forth round after round of cheers from JOO prominent Democrats Of New Jersey who took Ins wortls as an Indication of the President's jiollcy in regard to the latest irernian submarine outrage. Gov. I elder, Secretary of State Thomas K. Martin. State Treasurer Kilwur.l K. Groeocup, state ComptroMsr Bdwsrd L dwsrds and other notable party lead ers of the State were In the throng that wildly cheered Mr. Tumulty when he sHjke of the situation with itermany and stated Unit a united nation would uphold the Pres dent in what he rererreil to as "a great international crisis " "In this solemn hour." said Mr Tu multy, "our President stands as the de fender, the conservator and the sjiokes man of the inalienable rights of Amer icans on laud and sea. "To all the world he represents the majesty, the Integrity, the very eov orolgnty of a great p qile. a people hent upon no mission of Injustice but interested ill aasertlng and m iiiitaining at every cost those tights of Interna tional law and humanity so vital to the life of the nation Use1., lights which weie vv..n for us in an gnotSflt day In America at a cost of blood aiwl" great eicriflce. "Ill this hour of a ureal international . nsis our hopes, our hearts, our pray er s, triumphant over our hopes and our hearts, are with our beloved PrSOidsnl If the nec essity . arises our lives and our sailed honor will follow him." Mr. Tumulty's aidless fell Hke a bomb among the rsvolllns Deinsoraes who had gathered here at the Invita tion of the Monmouth Oount) Democra tic Committee for a love feast nod lo talk over plane for ihe fail campaign, and Mr. Tumulty was not expected to refer to ihe International situation or its grave aapect. He will return lo Wash ington to-morrow afternoon. While he would not discuss ihe possibility of a break with Germany. It was evident from his attitude that II Is rsgSjrdsd with He g eatest IsgTSS of seriousness by Washington. WORRIED IN BERLIN. Nowi IssMs sinking Vlowod un lie, i, I unceril. Ha t'nitftt Press, BgllLIN, via The Hague. Aug 21. The flral repolts received lure that till' Arabic had been sunk by a Herman sub marine but that all Americans aboard had been saved, caused widespread re joicing. Later, when It whs established that there was loss of American lives, this feeling changed to one of deep con cern. Press comment was sparing. The newspapers merely warned rhelr readera 10 accept wtlli rggerVe 'he news, which t i n 'i is coiiie almost wholly from pro Am . 1 11) here received 1 NEW YORK, SUNDAY, AUGUST 22, Pate. ROOSEVELT; he news of the Arabic's winking calmly. I as did OffldSlS, PARIS XOT SURPRISED. t)t Mltff rubir Maklu Wit" Inlrnrlrti tn Inilmlrlnir 1. V 0f W VtbU Vprtf h tn Tun 9l v PAKIt, Atigf. IS. 'Plie Trmp. the .ouniftt ittt Ih bot.n Htitl f.n l.ibertr nil MnnMitl dlspatsWionatety on th himKimk Of the Arabic at Ml event riltoarrthnr to hkivc t'-'-ti Rtitlclptttd The IVftsfM hm'x : "Oertnnn lnfttuitlori belle vm that t other crime win intlmldstte the Ameii faun Under every pretest t Use Qer mnna imap up erlmee to cm oh Amorlcnn potlence to ihe limit." Tnr ooriMtJ dee Debofo aoys "The tteet ruction of the Amble lO cer tainly an od which comeo under Woeh lnptone deocrlptlon f "dotlbefntely un mendly.' " U. S. TIRED OF SEDITIOS. PgWfi I mid Think treble Onlcnme Internal MS Well n lllplomnllc. Nkw HaVSN, Aug. 11, Prof iScorge Trumbull I. add, .tn authority on inter national affairs, to-ciay said that unlsaS Germany disavowed the action or her Officials ami made reparation to the United States Government for American louses In the Arabic and th I.usltanla at once all diplomatic relations between the two countries should orate. Prof Load s'so Said that "pntlent en durance, seditions as well a. treasonable Words and deeds." on the part of those foreigners over hn who are still aliens, has reached the limit will, the great body of American people He declared also that II Is high time for nil for. eign people who have become i Itizen of the t'nited Slates to support the Government of this country, to which their allegiance is due. "The present relations of the United states and Germany," amid Prof Ladd, "are th,. logical outcome and almost inevitable result of th policies fol lowed by the two countries since th be ginning of the WSr, The policy of I ier. many has been the ruthless pursuit of Us own ends by n'l possible means of. diplomacy and armed force, without iegar.1 to Hague conventions, Intiina tlonsl law. Ihe usages of civilised na tions or considerations of humanity This policy follows from Its theory of government and It has been carried out In practice with astonishing effici ency. "The policy of ihe I'nlted States rjAv ernmenl and the people may be described as that of n waiting hut watchful neu trality." SENATOR SHIVELY DYING? ' III scrioii., Condition ill SSJggSBOS Home and PHOMgS l-'eer Siirnl. SOUTH BBMD, Ind., Aug. 21. -News wax received hers iat.. this evening that Senator Benjamin P. Shlvely of In dlana, Who 1- III at his summer home in BrookVillSi Pa.. Is In a serious con- j dltkNI and his reiovery is doubtful Hit friends and relatives at Brookville an spooring the worst, as Senator Snivel) has been falling rapidly for the last few days. Illness overlook him during ihe . los- Ing days of ihe last session of Congress, and although he partly recovered and appeared to have practically regained his health a BUdden relapse set In t his week. NEW WAY TO PICK CANDIDATES "Saggostlaa tienins." Bsllsesd tal tog Maay PalHIeal K.iia. PtTTSaVSO, Auk. 21. A -ure for po- J lit.vnl evils. It la Ixdleved. has bn found by the voters of llenavon, Ior mont and Mount Lehauon, three or the largest boroughs adjoining. this city. "BugtSStton meotlnge" are the means adopted. Tliese meetings are called by OOmmRtSSfl appointed by representative citizens. Kvery voter is asked lo altend At such gatherings candidates ror an local offices are "suggested " When the decision ror any candidate Ig unanimous he Ifl put on the ticket. So rat Ihe plan has worked admir ably NEW DEVICE FOR SUBMARINES. sielf-rilialnM scheme lor III. able, I cm r 1 is Psrfestod) NSWroST, Aug 21. Lieut. Robert T .Merrill or Ihe Tonopah has perfected a tie Vice making a submarine that has become disabled while submerged come to th surface or its own accord. 1...1 tniu ,i,..-i.-,. u iu j. VUlgedi but it is known thai during the ..... ........ ....1, liter,, have it, -en ... L. Ih . Nan agiinsett Bay sonie cxperlmenta with Ihe submarine Dt( ciiiiimainh d by Knslgn Uarl ' Mel)!. The test! so rar as can be gleans! have been BStlSfSCtOry, for It was learned tii-ilay thai In on of the test - a depth or between flfly and sixty reel, en ue up to Ih surrsce ss It was was . being plannen. I lie eiin-iroi msirwr 19 o man, 1. iinc. I about tlie lusts. 100GIYEUPTRIP ON AMERICAN LINER War Fear Cmiihon Cainclliii"; of Many Reservations the New York. on SEARCH ship for BOMBS Oi'iliina and Not trriliiiii Still With Few U. S. Citizens A hoard. Also! One effect of ths sinking of the White Star liner Arabic Thursday became ap parent yestfrday whn about 1" per sons who had engaged passage on th Amrlcan liner New York cancelled their reservations. Pear that the I'nlted States Is about to be Involve I In war with Germany aa a result of the sub marln attacks, and that thy might BS pro VentSd from returning to this coun try by the outbreak of hostilities, was given ss the reason. The continued sinking or merchant ships produced a tenseness or reeling among the crowds gathered on the docks to see friends depart and there were many tearful farewells. Kven In the departure of the New York, which ts known to carry no war supplies, the dread or possible attack seemed pirxent both among those who sailed and thos" who were left behind. As a matter of precaution. Ihe ctew or Ihe ship made a thorough Impaction of th hold Just before the hole lines were cast off 10 make sure that no bombs were hidden a boom. The New Vol k ca l l led 101 pSSSengOl s snd a large c irgo Tin- Canard liner m num. which sailed vesterday ror Liverpool, carried nine saktOn passengers, two ir whom were Americans. These Were Miss .Mne Bol der or New York and Robert Blair or RUBSelVtlle, Term The others in the saloon were H Boas if Liverpool Mrs. K Baron Kiy. Miss M. A, Baron Kry and Robert Pollln of London, Mrs. Helen ntedham of Australia and Mis. Uiatten Heelouin and Guatave Hisiouln of Prance. Aniong thoae win. Batted on ihe Rot terdam for Rotterdam yesterday was Mrs. Harriot Rtanton Blatch, ihe suf frage leader and lecturer, who is going abroad lo attend In some or the ar- falri of her husband, who was killed by an electric wire Bl Hhoreham. L. I., reci nTly Before sailing she made a statement in which he called on the '.ov eminent to prevent Am rlcans from sailing on any but neutral vessels "1 would not sail , n a belligerent ship," she ssld. "Our Government should take step to pievrnt any of our people from sailing on sny hut neutral ships 1 tnnrt for mv ele. torel rights, but I do not want to CSOSC my Government Shy anxiety on my behalf. " Among the others who used th neu tral Hot dam as s means cl trans portatlon w is the American Vice-Cnsul-Qonersl John G. La Mont, returning to his ixsst at Hamburg. He has been in tills country since May and expects to come back again In two months Mon ours Hoblnson. the writer, sailed to Spend two months wr'h his sister in ECnglatld He plans to go t-. France KILLED BY EXPLOSION ON RICHARDS YACHT Spi-ihhI SlPWitril Hies After Qm BIowi Dintng if t SpHnlorn. N'kvv UONOONi Conn . Aug 21 A gas explosion In the forward dining room ot Commodore Leonard Klchards's auxiliary brig rigged yacht Carola IV. early to-day injured the second steward. John Ma redan, so severely that he died at Memorial Hospital at 1 :45 o'clock this afternoon. The Carola was lying at Riverside shipyard awaiting a new topmast The explosion aroused Commodore Richard a and his guests MS redan was hurried to the hospital, where it was found he was badly hurt Inteiniilly. the little linger on his right hand being the only external Injury. The hard oak and teak wood finishing of the dining room were blown to splinters and the furniture was wrecked. At least IllOn damage was done Msradsn. whlla conscious for n few minutes at Ihe hospital, told Medical F.x amlner Lee that he turned an electric light button and the explosion fo!lnwd It in believed B spark Ignited gas escap ing from a tank. The steward's home address was P.ast Fifty-fourth street. New York He was 31 years old. TORNADO HITS HANOVER. PA. ll I onimunleallon With Tom ii la suddenly fnl Off. PHILAPBUHItAi Aug. 22 - Word was received her this morning that Hanover. PSk, bad bean swept by tornado and much damage done. Immediately after the receipt of a telegraph message lo thai effect all communication with the town was .suddenly out off, mid up to 2 A M. it hd not been restored Hanover is in York county, Fa . and In the census of 1910 had a population or T.051. PARCEL POST EXPANDED. tain at I'aekaara and Insurance PrlvlIeK KilennrS. WABHIN0TON, Aug 21- Bv order of the PoHtnuistci -lieneral the postal regu lations governing the Insurance or par 111I post were expanded to-day to in titule packages valued at from .".o to turn and to extend the Insurance privi lege to paresis velud at 1.1 or less for a Tee or three cents. Twenty-five cents is named as the fee ror Insuring parcels in an amount not more than $100 The order Is linni. dlately effective Until now a fee or five oenta has been charged ror Insuring all valuations up lo ItS. For valuations ranging rrotn a to $2."i the five cent Insurance ree w-lll he charged as heretofore, for valuations between 9ir and $30 the fee will continue to be 10 cents 1915. 'BRITAIN DECLARES I COTTON CONTRABAND In IsHiiinj; iM'r-laratioii lomltm PnmlfM Efforts to hV lievp Oppression. 1 ACTION BY FRANCE TO-DAY Two (tovn-ninonts Arc Ex pected to Make Extensive Purchases in America. f sorts! Oesfs peeaafell ' Tas It i LONDON, Aug. 2I The British Gov ernment placed cotton on the contraband list to-day. France will follow with sim ilar artlon to-morrow. No declaration of the sort Is expected from Uussia It Is possible that Italy may Join in the action against cotton at a later date. In announcing the dSCjS'.Ofl to place OOilOfl on the oontrahamt list the Pol eign nffice ISSttSd Ihe following bulletin: The Government has declared rol ton absolute contraband While the circumstances mfcgtht have Justified suoh action at an earlier period the (Jovernment a glad to ihmk that local conditions both here and In America are more favorable ror such a step now than they were n year ago. The Government contemplates the initiation or measures to relieve, aa rar as isissible, any abnormal depres sion which might momentarily disturb market . ond lions The supplement lo to-day s Ion ion dstsffa Contains th text ot a royal proclamation adding to the list of ar il, les to be treated .is contraband raw cottons, cotton limen, cotton waste and Sotton yams The c.over nnient has placed cotton among the contraband srtlcle. only after months of hesitancy and after a Violent ptess campaign Various mem bets of the Cabinet have been bitterly assailed during the propaganda and it has moii then OlSeg been declared by loading Si icruista that the i luvernnictit's procrastination respecting cotton ha- perm. tie. I liermany lo manufacture ex plosive which had cotton been with held from .hat DOuntri would have been out of toe que-tion iii it declaration no hint is supplied regarding the methods to be pursued Iri piotecilng the cotion industry In America, but It is said that all possible measures will be taken 10 pi event abnormal depression In market condi tions Home scheme a to be adopted by which prices will be stabilized, ac cording to the best available informa tion, but Just what thi s. heme Will Involve cannot be stated at present. It is not improbable that It will take the form of extensive pur bases of cotton in America by the British ami Prench Governments acting Jointly. At least It can Is- stated positive!) that the H.ivei nment intends to make an earnest effort against any Interference with tile IrgKlmaie lotion trade of neu tral countries. In the past, under the ruling or the order in council. It was the Government's policy to stop only OOtton BUSpOCted of an enemy destina tion This policy will Ik- pursued, with the difference that wlille in the past England either Ujught the cotton or re turned It, all cotton cargoes ma) t IS In confiscated. In ruct under the new drclsratlon noi only such cargoes but the ships carry , im them as well ir sus pected or enemy destination may be rxsn aScated by the Government. in other words, th-- Qoverntnent u longer proposes to giv cotton exporters a gambling chance of Bending their article to Germany. Heretofore If BUch exporlcis railed to gel their . irgoel through to a neutral country rroni which the cargoes might SBBlly tie exported to Germany it was certain thai th tton either would is- returned to them or purchased by (3 reel Britain. Through the COOP ration of Cotton ex porters the i Jov eminent is supposed to be arranging a list of cotton Importers in Scandinavian countries who may be relied tiisin not to expOri then consign ments to Germany. BROKERS HOPEFUL. lotion Men Mere Unpen No II.. I I fl.-. i oi, Market. Cotton brokers generally agreed last night that the action of OreSI Britain and France m placing cotton on the list of contraband will have practically no effect on th market and will do no harm. It had been anticipated for some time as a necessity of war li is expected that the Allies will buy up a large part of the cotton supply Whlctl normally would bs shipped lo Gorman) and Austria and allow nsutralfl to ftittil their normal ro,u1 rementi Henry- Ilentx, A. S. Ftsniett and James fiioniHti. prominent cotton brokers, who were asked llielr opinion last night, said that the South probab v will not suffer. Conditions there, they added, are bller and money is available to finance the cotton crops. I will be found, they sal.!, that Ureal Britain and France will lake all the cotton they need and allow shipment of cotton to neutrals without Interference, as long as neutrals do not exceed their normal demands. "Last year." said Mi Ileitis, "some neutrals received a lillle more than their own supply and Germany snd Aus. tiia wire enabled to set about -.'.111111, 1 bales through neutral sources It is probable thai Great Britain ami Prance will arrange 10 buy what Qermany and Austria would ink.- m normal timea, an 1 IhSI to-rlay's action will have little or 1,0 1 fTect." j SHE REJECTS BIG WAR ORDER j Mrs, ii. it. ttarrlmaa Parblda Shrapnel Vlnbluu In lata Plaati OMAHA, Neb. Aug. 21 - Mrs. K Karrtman or New York has psromptorll) ordorsd the MoKsen Motors Company if OmaJtB 1 which she owns, to refuse a bis oriler for shrapnel for European com,, tries. The oriler was placed last week and was sufficiently huge to work Ihe plant ai full capacity iug.ii and day for two years. The plain is ssiuipped iviih German machinery and was specially nrsparsd for doing work r this kind Ths terms or the contrail had hsen agreed UKn. hut no papers signed. Hll. Mrs. Harrtmsji'e at 1era huv(. put a atop lo I'm tli-i negotiations. ItSf autl PttMtfMsf AsMttattoti, German Cruiser Sunk by British Submarine Undemea Craft Torpedoee One of Kaiser! ships in tin' Baltic. I'RKWOF BB1T18H E-13 FIREDt'POSIXWATEB bpntal CahH llrnpnli h In TBS Si . UntOOM, Aug 21 Renter's eorte- pondeni m Petrograd semis the follow Ing official Russian statement : "British submarine has eueeeaaful1)S torpedoed a German cruiser in the Bal tic" The press bureau Is without Inform - lion regarding the identity or ilga of pi CrulSSI torpedoed the place where she was attacked or any n'hei dtails. Th pu ss bureau announced tn-il.iv I thai a report had been received from bleUtonant'Commandef Lay ton, com manding the British submarine L'-i:i, which grounded on tile Punish island of I Haltholm, between Copenhagen and Mai mne. while on her way to (he Baltic LJSutensnt-Commaiiilc r Lay ton ieports that the submarine grounded early on I Thin s lay morning and that all efforts to refioal her railed At .-, a m g Danish I torpedo boat appeared on til scene Still mrorineii the gj that twentyfotti hour.- would be allowed her to try to get off At tin- same lime a Herman torpedo iMiat destroyer arrived and remained close to iii aubntarlne until two mot. Danish torpedo boats came up. when the German .-raft with i. bw, At .i A, M . while three Hanish tor pedo Isia'.e were allvtlorei close by. two German torpedo boat destroyers ap pleached from the south When about half a mil.- away, on of these ho'sted a com men inl d.ig signal. Before ths com man ling oilier or the K-13 had tints 1. 1 read It. th German desp lyei fit-'d torpsdu from a dlsiance of about 100 yards, which exploded on lulling the bOt loiti near by At the same moment ti,e Germs n destroyer tired all h. r guns. Common dar Lajrton, seeing that the submsrlns was on Bra fore ami aft and Unable to defend himself, as she was Bground, gave orders f.n the crew to abandon her. While his men were in the w-ater they were died on by machine guns and shrapnel One or the Danish torpedo boats Immeolntely low. red her boats and steamed between the subma rine and the German destroyers, who therefore had to cease firing and with draw. DENMARK TO PROTEST. ln I harice tlolntlcin ot Xeutrifclsi it.. noi o.i Qe ess a af . IgSOiSi rsSf. flssgafea fa Tin. !. CoSSNHAOaN, via London, Aug 21 - i It is ih unanimous opinion of the j Scandinavian people that the attack on; the K-13 after she hail grounded In Dsn Ish waters can b viewed only as an ' ugly BBssult on defenceless sailors From various reiorts It has been es tablished that when the Danish squadron was ,iff t,e shallow Kraare banks In ANGRY DEBATER TRIES TO TRAMPLE THE FLAG Derma ii Musician Aiwatctl in Park It"" After Insult i Vatlon'i Coloni, The mistake or Alexander Kiiifm.n. Rl, a musician, or 32s Severity-second strut, Brooklyn. In emphasising his ar guments in support of OSrmsny by at tempting to trample on an American ft g yesterday afternoon in Park Row resulted In l is arrest on a charge of disorderly conduct Kaufman was on. of the iiinst excited of the men or all nStlonallttSS who gather dally In from or newspaper bul letin boards along Park Bow Their discussions have gained ror them name of "The Park Row Printing clety." Criticisms of the sinking or Arabic stined Kaufman. Boeing the So- t lie .111 American fisg on B passing wagon. Kaufman lore it from the vehicle and. ne. oiding to witnesses, was about lo trample under fist when Patrolman Adamee. attructeo oy me snouts or pro test, pushed his way through the ex cited men After a brief exchange of wprda ihe polios man, who is n ret tall. seised Kaufman and hair carried, hair dragged him out of the crowd As he led his prisoner toward the Oak street police station s crowd of 100 men followed. Jeering, hissing, cheering and shouting Adamee got bis prisoner to til police Station safely, but the crowd followed to the very doors. Kaufman was locked up on a charge of disorderly conduct, the pollosman al leging that he caused a crowd to ixal jecl a". I refused to move on when or der, tl OFFICERS TOAST GERMANY I TWO I trill) Men .reused of Hi . ., .1, of Neutrality - I'miTi.AMt. ore. A US 21. Senator Qsdrga R Chamberlain hat received. s complaint that ivi Culled States army Officers In the uniform or Ihe service raised their glgSBSS in the Imperial Oftll at Astoria last lilgtll uml drink to ihe toast "lisutsohland Lsbsr Alios." Tin- ooinpialnl namaa Cap) Waldron f rorti Mlchlsau mmundlng the Nlnely- tiiiid Company of ivK,.( artlllsry at Fori Stevens, and Se.-omt laSUt. Gard ner from Rhode Island of ihe Medical Corps, i". t. v., also statlonsd .11 Poet Stevens. Psrsons from Portlutid aho ovsrhssrd ihe lossi dsclarsvi thai the familiar war cri of ihe Qermsns, Deutschland Ueber AIIbb," was roi- lovvisl by Ihe loasi in English, "Ger many Forever '' j Senator chamberlain is chairman or the Committee on Military Affairs, lie declared tint an Investigation would be mule and complaint will he tiled wlih Se.retsey Garrison. rtunnaloe Tes. use. Ih. lnsl.l upon living ri,.i, 1 A4v. 68 PAGES. RECALLS CHURCHILL'S "RATS IN TRAP" THREAT On September 21 last Winston Spencer Churnhlll, then First lend of Hie Admiralty. In addressing a recruiting mooting In Liverpnol Bald 1 As far as the nSVy Is concerned, :t cannot tight while the enemy retains In port. We hope that the navy will have the chance of set tling th question with th Get man deet yet. If they do not come out and fight In time or war they will he dug out like rnts out or a ho. the I irogden passage on Its way to a wreck about flva mile distant an explo sion was Observed near a vessel com ing rroni the south toward the .ubma rin. The commander of the Banish torpedo boat Soeulven which, together with the torpedo boat Stoeren. was near tin K-13, reports that about 10 ltd A V lie observed two Qormsn torpedo vessel. going toward the northeast In the Fit l iraonnsn channel 'Die Soeulven Immediately started in meet the German vessels and to protest against a possible violation of neuirality. The northern moot or ths German vessels WSJ observed to he dying t.ie following; signal. "Leaving the VOSse as soon as poSB I bis." Suddenly, however, the Ger man torpedo boat discharged a i.umbe, of shots against the BUbtnartno. which whs Instantly set on tire The doeUtVSfl immediately went toward the Osrman vesiel to slop Ih attack, but as BOOS as thi' fntcuilon or tlie Danish erart be came spparont lite German torpedo h,.ai teased linn- and Inn i led soutawaril at a great speed. As early as 1:41 A M, a Geiman tnr pedu boat had passed bv the li-13 With out attempting to attack her, Th lint- is, i tla ; was hoisted on the K-13 during thr w hole cannonade The Danish i lot ernmenl has not yet received an offi lal report or the incident, but ir ti-. clrcumetanoes prove to be ss thej appear ami Danish neutrality was Violated tiie G. verntnert will no doubt protest to the i;. email i lovernment. E-j.rs crew Interned. Uerasaae Ogsstatly no ounce Blast Ins of British n.lini.rlnr, SpecfB! inhtr BregafeS is Tas sr. Lokdon, tug 21 The Bgehangs Telegraph Company's Copenhagen cor respondent forwards tn following tier man official statement regarding the ! h of the British Bubmaiina Blli "Tii 1;-I3 was torpedo I an I her survivors Interned." U BOAT BOTTLED UP. submarine That Sank Rrltlsh 1 trSllllliill e Trapped. ATRSNS, Aug 21 Allied destroyers llav pursue 1 and bottled up a German submarine In AlvaM Ray. a Mltytsns daapatoh tontgbt said it was believed the submarine was th one that recently sank the British trans- is.rt itoy ii Edward, with m loss or about 1.000 lives. Alvall Bay is on the Asia Minor coast about rorty miles south or the entrance to the Darda nelles, HAYTI'S EX-PRESIDENT SEES U. S. CONTROL Dr. Bobo sm the Panama Canal Is Responsible for American Aetion. .,-. -a' reels rfpnt ths si . SAN Jl'AW, I". R. Aug 21. Kx -President Bobo ot Hsytl hSS arrived here. In an Interview to-day with Tin: Si'.v cor-- isspondsni Dr. Bobo rererred to Ameri can act. on in Haytl as follows: "The fluted States want, control In Haytl because of the proximity or Ih Panama Canal. Tins fact .s responsible lor the American Government taking ad- antage of the Kliropean WSI tO evtab llSh control In my country." Dr, Bobo is on his way to Santo IM- tnlngo, wheie he organised hi re volu tion. NORTH HAYTI DEFIANT. niierlon latlssatee I lu re 11.1 He Serious Trouhle. WabHINOTON, Aug. St. Toe refusal of the natives in 1 he northern part of Hsytl 10 turn over- their arm lo the Proper authorities lias created a situa tion that may renuii an Increase of the American naval forces In Ihe Island. The people in souih llavtl line fallen in Willi ihe plans of th new liovern Stent and the t rilled States and have returned to psscsflll pursuits. They have given up their arms and coiu.ltiims In ttiat section are ipiiet. An Intima tion is conveyed In despatches itselved from Rear Admit. il Cap, rlon, who ia in command of tlie land and naval fin. lies in Haytl, that ihri are poSSlblll the northern situation that may lead lo trouble In this event Admiral Laperton believes the AmsrioSn naval forces in Hsytl Ihould be strengthened. Everything la In readiness for the quick despatch to Haytl m IM marines or the art liter) division now stationed at Annapolis, Tins detachment win take With Ihsm twelve field guns- Admiral t'upertan has m, equlpmenl or this kind ai Ins disposal at present. liiless orders Issued yesterday are re 1 ailed the marines nt Annapolis will start ror Haytl next week. The battle ship Tennessee Is steainlug northward and has been detailed ror Ibis service There arc now I IU0 marine, ashore in Haytl. with 100 bluej.it kels held in reserve on ib. battleship Washington, Admiral Caperton s flagship tcco" PEACH MAPS, slpov. 1 I, uiki'm III Kiiriie I .... ge 1 saswa Allies ivbi N,i. - show. ShSngeS If (ier- i,i. tn- win Prawn from htsh htforinatlon by ihse in "ihe know," ah stationers r an each by mall American CikM Co., 13 Kulloa bt., Mi T. .IS, win N',,. - show, ehanaes if tier- PRLCE FIVE CENTS. ITALY BREAKS WITH TURKEY; ! WAR DECLARED ; Accuses the Porte nf nett ing Revolt of Arabs in ' Tripoli. BULGARIA r.ssKs TROOPS TO 8TRIKS 130,000 Men on Ottoman Frontier Bnlkans Ready to .loin Conflict. BKRLI.N KK.UIH fat OF TURKS is SEALED Alliwl Armieii at Darda nelles May Up Slrpntli ened by Italian Forces. fSCetel ' thle Ue.pnl I, r -i nr s( . AMSTERDAM, Vis London, tut it. The Wolff Bureau at Berlin reports I I hill the news of Italy's declaration of War ngiilnst Turkey mis received In Berlin with deep emotion II Is feared, says the report, that Italy's entry Into the tight ggahvil Turkey will seal Ihe fate of the Dar danelles. fssetsl ' esfe De.ssfel f Tea i i Romi, Aug. II. Italy declared -ear on Turkey to-day, Tim Turkish Am basaador, Naby Hey. has been inmded ; his possporta and will depart lm i mediately r.d Switzerland MuroUCSS Oarronl, ths Italian Ambaassdor to Constantinople, lias la?en instructed to 'nntir.v ihe Turklah Government of Italy's intention and immediately to de mand hlg right of safe conduct from I the country. In announcing (he declaration cf war the Government cited two primary causes : I Th Turkish support of Hi revolt , in Ubya. Th provsntlon by Turkey of the departure of Italian residents in Syria. The declaration came nt Ihe end of a horl Cabinet session, convened Im mediately upon expiration of t lie time limit of the Italian demands The Ital ian Government demanded thai reserv ists of the Italian nrtny be permitted to leav- Turkey vvit.iout ic.-tr oi. Announcement of ihe new dsclsra Uon of war was received with wild en- thUSlasm by the crowd thai had gath ered outside the Foreign Office, The i populace, beiiit! well aware that an Im portant decision would in all likelihood i lie ten. lied, awaited the news amid ! scenes of great sxcltemcnt, Huluiirln ytnssen Troiis. Ii is lielievi i here thai Italy's decla ration of war will go f.n tnwaid hastening the final sllgnmsnl of ib Balkan states a Balontca despatch says Bulgaria has concontrnted 160,004 troops along Hie Turkish frontior, win' a mssae from Athena declares thai nsutrsllty negntiatlons Isstwesn Turkey and Bulgaria have been broken off. From all snni it the Ralkatia come despatches strongly Intimating that the diplomacy r the Entente Powers has won ai d Indicating thai II Is only a matter or days before the .tonics or the Balkan States will he moving against Turkey. ,M ivi. off. ihe Bulgarian Minister of Public Works, has. however, made a statement to the effect that thi changs in the Qrsok Csblnel will in no way affect Bulgaria's policy and Dial Bul garia will continue to pursue thi same course and continue tier endeavor tn maintain lot neutrality lo th utmost The Minister added that up lo date no COncrstB proposal has a?rn mad by ftp Quadruple Entente lo hutgarlu and thin dlplomaitlata of 'he entente havs merely announced to the premier that such pro posals would bi mad after they bad ' received the Serbian reply Tlie Cabinet OOUnctl win. Ii I, .gar. yes. tsrdsy morning, win i. the time limit for the Turkish reply expired, was pro longed until hist evening, when it was announced that tin Itslo-Turkiah altua i tion had been examined, but nnsi 1 decision had been leached Meanwhile the Foreign offbe was 1 without news rroni the Italian Ainbas sador at Constantinople and it was sup posed that his telegrams were held up I by the Turkish iiffll'lal. on the toolsMoai Ry of a recenl decree forbidding the I use of "liieruv" laugiiagi.-, a.mong 'win, b. sigtiitu . Hilly 'otigh. Italian was ' included VOBNg I'nrUs Hilled War. hioni n tin eel sources it lias been pretty B'ell' established ths I Hi Young Turks were anxious foi war with Italy and were strongly urged lo licit course . bv Germany. In diplomatic curies, how 1 ever, il Is not thought likely that Ger : many Will declare win on Italy, wishing, i it is explained, to rem. ill. technically lal ne. ice with tins country ill thr hop Hint pnsthellum relations will not be mo strongly taxed It is prsoticitll) retabllahed that th last Italian no" to Turkey was in ths form of an ultimatum Italy will probably begin hr war iiyainst Turkey by -ending a very ap. preclalde force of men and warships to tie Dnrttunellea 10 aid Great Britain and Prance ill titer combined effort to ppcti the strait, or possibly to Kims, oil tlie .tigeail coast, to force a w.,v toward Constantinople over. an, I. f It has recently lain leponaoin ths word uf u Veil informed is .. arrivnu M. 'IT Ig,