Newspaper Page Text
HOPE FOR BLINDED SOLDIERS.
Noble work for France's unfortunate he roes being directed by an American woman. Read the story IN THE SUN NEXT SUNDAY. THE WEATHER Fair to-day, dimin and warmer to Highest temperature yes f lowest, 30. Detailed weather, mall and on pugo 19. VOL. LXXXIIL NO. 126. H-f NEW YORK, TUESDAY, JANUARY 4, 1916. Copyright, 191, by the Sun Printing and PubtltMng Atioclatton. PRICE TWO CENTS. WOOD RESIGNS TO GOVERNOR FROMP. S. G. "Wli it man Accepts Kosignu t inn. Wliicli tines Into Effect at Once. SKKS I'SKFl'LXKSS OX BOAIH) AT AX EX1) Commissioner's Action Thought to Mean Finish of Thompson Inquiry. Autlichtk! niforniiitlon was le.elved In New Yotk lat night tint Public Service , Commissioner Hubert Colgate Wood had . 1 rerlgncl to Gov. Whitman, and that 1 the latter lin.l accepted his resignation, which takes effect immediately The resignation was taken to th! Governor lute last cvcjilng by Com ni'esloncr Wood's secretin;'. Commissioner Wood's secretary lelt New York last night on a '5 o'clock tialn and when he arrived in Albany, according In wonl received, he went at once to Lie executive Mansion and hid n Interview with tlov. Whitman. A friend of Commissioner Wood's In thai ii y learned by telephone later that the secretary a id nttrentcil the Conimi..- i Monet r. i.gnatlon and that It had 1 been accepted. ;i!:ln III lellnns. It is understood that the resignation j Congregational ministers to-day. An eonvecd to the Governor In a. "I).iys nre educated under the direction letter written by the Commissioner. It of a female teacher, whereas they should t.i a loin; communication explanatory be placed under the charge of a male of his actions on the commission and trncher." he said. "(.Hi Is should be urlna the Governor that the recent taught by women and not by men. (barges which li.iu' been made against -yml wll tlnd the schuils of .New lmii at the Thump-on committee's hear- yott too much feminized. The same lugs lime no force. thing Is happening to the schools of only the .1st uf Commlimloiier Wood's 0,on nnfl throughout the country, leitet uiuld be leal ned here, but It Is woman does not understand a boy. known the Co:miuIoncr tuld the (Jov- The michology if the boy's nature can trnor that becaue of the fact that the not be grasped by the woman teacher, tomnilttee had attacked him In such u and In precisely the same way the girl iiianin i he lellceil his usetulness as a must not come under the teachings of a member of tne commission was at an 1 man." unl. Theiefinc he considered it better to rii n. ilm Whll man. when he read the reslg r.i'iiin lett.-', wrote a courteous reply to I'mnmlsslciier Wood in which h ac ceju il the resignation, to take effect ut mm.. The CoNcrnor tutrd In his tisiionai that lie appreciated tho Com- n-?s:on r motle whlcl( prornjited l. i. to resign, ami agrecu wuu t,Ht in teninnatlnB his connection with, the .oii.mlsMon he had followed the i, i r rnume H:n Unit Tlnimiiaoii's WiirU, ..... , ., , I' be.ieved that the resignation of v " I . . , .7 ', to .rl. of the Thompson Invtlgntlng tee With McCi.ll. Williams and V. .V I'M C . " term eplre February 1 ' ' iiiinlsiioiu r Wood received his ap poiniiueiit from (lov lilynn on May 19, "'II. to succeed John K. Ktistls and In place of i .corgi; M. S. Schulz of The It on., who ilecllued the Job. Wood had i ii cupport of the Tammany organiza tion In Tlie llronx. Commissioner Wood's; ti. .on lii rogard to (ertain slKiial con t.a. ts In the dual subway system was ..I. .e in ine ..ui.i suowMj rjeieiu wua . . . . . ' tia ... -ut.ject or innuiry or the Thompson committee. omiulttee. He also had an unpleasant tin... of II when the ioll.t leL-lslallve Mm.1""" Ausirm lu-.i.., ......nvrr. ..,e,r ..sun- ' .... S. 'rl'f1.!.?1..,'.!:6 ,,Ub"C S,'rVlCe Co'iindsslon a star ago. Commissioner Wood Is 4 years old snd before his appointment was a banker with offices nt 43 Kxchange I i.iee His home Is In Illverdnle. The llronx. PRIDE DENIALS MADE. Thompson 'itntiillt4- Cluestlona lln.l nf SIkiiiiI CmtiiHii. William II. Wlllcox, who used to be chairman of the Public Service Commis sion, was permitted to ask uuestlons . yesterday of W. W. Salmon, rjresldent "t tlie General Hallway Signal Company, 1 tviio was iieinre the Tnnmpson leg'.sla t.ve cmmlttee. He asked Just four of them, bringing to the fiont tlie ery th.iifjs that tlie committee had been try ing to get at all afternoon, but which no one seemed to think he ought to auk of Mr. Salmon. Mi. Wlllcox. who appeared a-s counsel for tlie General Hallway Signal Com p.inv. simply asked Mr Salmon If he hit off' red a bribe, eter promised one, wr ..uHiorlzeil an one to bilbo a Pub. 1. Service Comm.sslonei, and whether lie was ever i-oll.iteil lor a bribe by ii Piibiir Service i 'onimlssiiiiier or anj one representing any of the rapid transl't lines In Greater New York. Mr. Salmon returned a negative to each of the ijudh foil Senator Thompson said yesteiday that he would hate i 'nmmlKHK.ner Wood on ti.e stand again this morning, but Mr. W ssl's resignation Is likely to cause a c .I'.gc In this plan. l.Miiun 1-3 I lodge, a patmt attorney f.c Hie General compaii, Insisted that 'if be lleard by 111" eoilltlllttee He re lated, so far as lie knew, all about tho ' I. Ing nf i peed control devices by ie General . iniaiiy Mr Dodge said i lompitiy never bad done anthlng ti'..t wasn't tust r'ght . 'Ill" . oii'inlltee ii.i Into Its record a .i e..i deal of testlniouy respecting a hum t order of the Public Service Com ii, ' -ion governing tho installation of t le. ti ic meters LIQUOR "ADS " BAR MAGAZINES. V ii.hlimloii Won't Let Her ('1(1- .n. Ill-nil nf Hot t It-.l .lit). Si'iiUANK, Wash, Jim 3. llc-nus.' of li'linu advertising within their covere Kr ulied, of perloil cais dlsappeareil fro'ii ishingt.in newnands ts-dny In ac-.-nl'.iuc wltli the new prohibition law lTe live Saturday lat. Some of the nenhis got .ii'iiiinil Ihe law by tearing out Much p.iges as rui rled prusci Ha d a.l- V ertlMMIienltl, S il.itribuling agency nnnniinceil that S'tir.il pilbllc-itious would Issue edition- not .yiitalning llipior t'dtertlslng for rale in Oregon, Washington and Id ulio "vr.iv oiik a ri.oiiiiiA mi-hciai.." r-lni..! Iruln III l.'liirhl.. l,.Hri, A.l.intln ,i.i.' Line, : I: l, M dally, Blrrlrle 1 ikIii.ii Hilling Car. omte, H'wuy & :th HI. ! 1 j HOSPITAL HOLDUP RETS $3,500. I t lilcnan llnhlirrn Arrive on P- ln- In Trur Wild Went Kara, Chicago, Jnn. 3. Two robbers armed with revolver run Into the office o( St. Luke's Hospital late to-day and hold up Miss Mury Tobln, cashier, and compelled thirty nurses to hold up their hands. They escaped with a cash box containing J.'OO. , It was par lny nt the hospital nnd .Miss Tobln had 5,000 In her custody. She had paid out about 11.500 when the robbers entered and found the line of waiting nurses and othtf employees. "Up with jour hands or you'll net shot!" was the order of one of the men. It wjs Miss Tobln who notified the detective . bureau. That was two or three minutes after the holdup. Alt tits employees were so astounded by the suddenness of the holdup that they did not move for a time. GIRL'S ANKLES SAVE 2 LIVES. Iln llnnleil (o Safety Aflrr Break. Insr TlirtmKh Ice. Miss (lore ICrnuss, H. daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Louis L. Krauss. HiU Fort Independence street. IClngsbridrr. rescued ( two Imys from drowning In one of the t ponds at Van Cortlandt Park yesterday 11 ormng. Clatence Carpenter, 12. and his brother John, 10, who live at 60 Arthur street, Yotikcre. had been forbidden to f " ,he But John decided to try the Ice oti .1 nnnd knnwn na th u whe)l. 1- nf.r th. ,,b...v ,.rmln. dropped off a brldKe that spans the pond 1 ne ice nroKe ana ne went Into the water. Clarence dropped on the Ice to rescue his brother, nnd he too went I through. .Miss Krauss saw the accident. She climbed over the railing of the bridge. mweren nerseir until her feet almost touched the Ice nnd then shouted to the boys to "catch hold." With the two boys holding on to her ankles Miss Krauss pulled them to safety. SCHOOLS HERE FEMINIZED. - Those In Huston. Derlnre. II r HllKh Cabot, I Hostov. Jan. 3. Public school In I lloston and New York are too much fl1l!.lle1 til 1fl,(1, r-n .., . TO PAY CASSEOY'S FINE. Killlnr M, T. MrXaniara Will KHret Former Hoes' Rrlrasr. Michael T. McNamara. editor of the Far Ilockawiiy .Veirs, a cloe friend of iifrr.""Jfls'Ph Cassldy. former Democratic hoss of Queen, county, announced last night "-.. ould send his personal rl.eck for 11.000 by special messenger to Great Meadows tirlson this morning to pay the fine imposed upon Cassldy when he was sentence,! for selling a Supreme Court omnatlon to William Wlllett. Wlllett's famll, it is expected, also win senu i mnnev t0 ,. ht! ftn(. n a few dnya. ., cassl.lv competed their Jau. l,:rm " " "".make sure that no dangerous gases re tneir lines are pam uiey win ocreieaseu. Cassldy will probably leave th- prison ' to-morrow If his fine Is paid to-day. 1 TO 2V2 U. S. GOES TO WAR. I.ou.lon I'n.lrn rllrrs Jamp Rate From SH in 411 Per Cent. London, Jan i i'rwi.r-n-rui ..iwi . . ... . ' . , . . ttllhnrfn have nliote.t f!.. TWr ent ,',.,. ,.,, ,.' nii """'..:..".:. . ... ....7- 1 . rent Th prediction waa made that any I Increase of business would result In a i further Increase of the late. CHICAGO GRIP WEEK KILLS 1,112 New Plairoe Take Heavier Year's Toll Than All Other Diseases. Ciiioaoo, Jan. 3. During the last week of December 1.112 persons died In this city of grip and pneumonia, break ing all prevlouh recotds. The two ailments c.eil more deaths here In 1913 than all other diseases com . lna 806,127 lines gain in year 1915 1,976,194 lines gain in past four years be tffbfjenms Jstm NEW YORK The Evening Sun gained 806,127 lines of advertising in the year 1915 as "compared with 1914. This is a notable gain, as The Evening Sun has made an advertising in crease for each of the past four years, since 1911, over the previous year a very re markable and unique record The Evening Sun being the only evening newspaper in New York to make consecutive advertising gains. EVENING SUN 1915 Gain 806,127 agate lines 191.3 Gain 641,965 agate lines 1914 Gain 381,696 agate lines 1912 Gain 146,406 agate lines This gain is directly due to the splendid results advertisers get from their adver tisements in The Evening Sun. The Evening Sun prints but little of what is tech nically known as exchange advertising, and docs not accept at all advertising on a basis of percentage. The Morning Sun also had a prosperous year. In the twelve months of 1915 The New York Sun gained 125,215 lines of advertising over the year 1914. CIRCULATION Sworn Circulation Statements to the Federal Coternment for six months ending October. 1912- 99,170 October, 1914-122,763 April. 1913-104,3 April. 1915-140,203 October. 1913-105,525 October, 1915-155,009 April, 1914 1 10,056 Present Over -170,000 The net paid circulation of THE EVENING SUN is now more than 170,000 Copies. OIL SHIP BLOWS UP; 2 DEAD: 10 MISSING Sonic Men Thought Trapped in Fire Room After Wreck ing Explosion. 7 INJCREU; MAY DIE Thirty-seven Men on Vessel When It Ih Itipppd liy Gases in Eric Bnsin. The Norwegian steamship Aztec, an oil burning- freighter which recently car Ull liurilllis; "l-IRInri ihm. rled a enreo of gasolene to Krance and was soon to depart with another load, blew up In her slip In the yard of the lloblns Dry I'ock and Ilepalr Company, at the foot of Dwlglit street. South llrooklyn, yesterday afternoon. Two men are known to have been killed and ten are missing. Three of the seven In jured men who were taken to the Holy Family Hospital are likely to die. Although nobody has been found who knows Just what caused the explosion, which spoutod workmen nnd sailors Into the air In a geyser of flaming oil. hatch ........ n. an.l fMwn.Af.tM ft t 1 111 :t I ( there Is no suspicion that It was the! 1 H-nrL- nf tlx, wnr nlnltern. unnn tnls nolnt Cant. Tunney of the .Manhattan police bonio squau, rire .iinrsn.u ltrophy, Police Capt. Conboy of the Hamilton avenue station, tho lloblns company officials and officers and agents of the ship are agreed. It Is supposed that a spark touched off gaseous vapor between the tanks In the vessel or In the bilges. Hut as to where the spark came from there Is as yet no Indica tion. The Dead. DoitRHTT, Jainra, I! years old, who lived at ft Coffey street, llrooklyn, with his wife and seven children. He wns foreman of the lloblns workmen who were overhauling the Axtec. Jacobskn, Ole. Norwnj : fireman of the Aztec. The MlaslnK. Hobble rompany emplo ces. J. Col lins No. 2. 11. Sherman. C. Swanson. O. Nelson. Crew of the Artec: Hem Ik Krug, third engineer: Just Schleblcr. fourth enalneer: O. Andeison, donkey en gineer: Itaymond Alvarez and D. Houchy, firemen. The Injarril. Tlie three injured men whose burns and other hurts are likely to prove fatal are: MAROSr.T, Matthew, rigger for the Tloblne company, of 2i9 buquer street, llrooklyn. Anolionk. Joseph, maehlnlsl's help er, of 4SS Flfty-slghlk UeL Brooke tyn. IlASMfSsrs. Chnrles. Norwegian cool;. Four otlieie who were at th Holy Family Hospital were able to go home. The Artec, returning from lWir.le.iux on December 21, was overhauled In the lloblns dry dock and on January- i naioinlnir slln for minor ""i'1. "V,?'nl"" ""p. V "iL llZZ rTp",r". ' "M'".'.,.""" . ..,. h.Ut fnr lloblns com- t(wK nf the air in various parts of the ship yesterday morning nnd reported, according to Ar.irew .near ey, the company's superintendent, that the men could work In safety. There were thlrty-even men on board i nt 1 o'clock, twenty or them ituulns swings, seventeen belonging to the Aztec The cantaln, Kdward Hlillesen, was nniiui -. ...... ...... ... ... - - i except the oil flare under the Mller of a a,.nVev enilne nenr th.. fireroom. whlen - , ... , ,.,. .... ran a small uyiiaiiiu. aii tu .nose who might be able to tell what really hap- pelled nre now at the joint of ilKi'li tut others who were on the ship said that the explosion was III tho tire room or the engine room. There was no oil tank within twenty feet, the nearest of the four tanks that contained the ship's supply of fuel being separated from the fire room by U water filled cofferdam. The cargo oil tanks, which have a capacity of :,.'oo tons, were empty. At 1 :2S o'clock workmen on the dozen other slilps In the yard and the crew of tugboat that were scurrying through ICrle Haslh heard the ro.tr of the ex- Continued on Third Page, FORD PILGRIMS TO DISBAND NEXT WEEK Will Leave for U. S. on Jan. 12 To Travel Through Ger many to Hague. WAR RULES ARE IMPOSED Documents, Cameras, Picture Postcards and Gold Barred on Train Trip. Special Ctiblt petpatci from tl.t Corretpond- ent or nir. si', n-i.-nainir Copsiia0. Jan. I.-The ""n.llnR of the Kord peace party at The Hague on January 12 will mean the end of the mission so far a the support anu the organization of Mr. Ford Is con cerr.ed. Mr. Ford haa arransed to pnyj the ptiMiage home of everybody, but i those who wish to remain must pay their expenses while at The Hague. The party will go Ma uerniniu .o Hague, leaving Friday, through arrange ments Just completed. Present expecta tions are that the. party will return to New York from llotterdam on January 12. Those appointed on the permanent peace board will remain at The Hague. The Ford peace expedition Is going to travel to The Hague through Ger many, but the delegates will be locked In the train like prisoners and will not be permitted to set foot on Herman 't.'. nn to mske the trin to The llnguo over Oermitn territory was I crflnted bv the flertrian Government through arrangement made by th. Oer- Wwiiinoton, Jon. 3. Although ad man Consul here. The .State In-psirt-, ntittln? that the continued submarine XZXoXl activity in east Mediterranean nf the party to Include a belligerent waters nei evidenced by the reports to country, und'CaMon Plantlff. Mr Ford's . f . ini.in(. ( tnp rsrltish mcr- TTXnZVwZ vessel O.en.y.e and the Japa- Consul hero with the offer to pay $5.- Hteam.lllp Kctllton Mnrn may 000 for a special train on Herman rail- ,m,0-luto atlfactor' ex- ro",,H' . t. , , ' platiatlon of the destruction of the Mlll.-r, U.h..m-. ,'uner Persia. .State Department official. JX": -opeful that out of the situation would be permitted to go to The Hague miy spring u new understanding be vla Germany if they would subject ,h United State nnd the Tii. r.illro:vl. It Is underatdod. has re fued to take any money for the trip In addition to the regular charge. And now with the necessity of under taking a trip to The Hague by steam ship through the dangers of the North Sea nbvlnted, the delegates are busy miking ready to comply with Germany's conditions for the railroad Journey l ner eoiiuiiiuiin hvi J .i.i.u... .w , Ing the delegates In their coaches, but i also make It Impossible for them to carry with them any written, typewrit- ten or printed papers. The concealment of nny paper, of however Innocent a character, will create complications for the party.- -The- members of the expe II- tl.m must also gUe up their cameras. postcards, opera glas-es nnd gold coin before starting through Germany. Rarh , delegate mu't furnish four extra photo- graphs of hlmeif. two to be sent to Her. Iln and two to remain with the Consul. I Most cf the baggage of the expedition will be .hlpi.e.1 back to the fnlted States ' from Copenhagen. ' Kom l-iiurin.s mriirii, Bach nu-mlwr of tlie expedition must present a passport In perin at tho German Consulate In Copenhacen The members were called together to. lay nnd warned by the present leaders of the expedition that all the German (otidltlons mut l carefully obcTved. They were told that failure to comply with the conditions laid down would result' in every offending member being abandoned to the mercies or the Herman iimiu'nut'.-i 1. 1.... memlters In trav North Itev Hev was T n a the Oowrnor was In a serious condition and that his Interest wn purely artificial nnd that If he asked he question again he would pull his whiskers. The Ilev. Charles F. Aked, who re- mnlned in Stockholm suffering from ner vous prostration, has wired the partf that he will Join It later. The arrangement whereby the peace Coiilfin.rd on Third Page. II. III. n..ntirr..l im,.n Hon. inillieu luir.j - .... Hp.,mlv ..,1 ,1... u.....! ... A,, ....... miters of the party here ,, Sunday will confer with 'cJXfe , X 5w I . "The first two boats g.,t away nlil.'C!;, ' """f1' W"M " ww shl,.. , The Itu-lan anny wh. , s ha.ntn- -the course of which Sam Clark, sing, It Is a'0,."l,nb''1,h,,1,,',rIfln right The next one rolled over us It ,U, !Li" 'Ur -ywcastle with a dls Ing the A us .Ian- def. tiding . .. el ng companion or Gov. llanna of discuss .or e..-....-- e commit- hit the water. There were a lot of , ' , r" " ,""' "ne was r.00 pma.-n.-s ... .,...,ui. th Dakota, threatened to pull fie William F. Stone iff leS "ae s"m" won,n , th ,,,, , ,np f ,wt feet long an. had a font beam. by Gen. Ivanoff It I" ,e,.,r..l to Ut . Jenkin 1.10 d Jones's whiskers. The lee on ru.r.n. '''""". Veronvenes it Uvits launched tried to pick them up .. . T . ' . mng "en .nuippe.i aim j.n.t .neo u . '"- , Iir, Jonf afJ !ro.r Cnv. Ilannn tuti trut rirltnm The wave, kept humping the boat i , n , ,', """'" the mous stores ..I .ummiin lion r mi) iui getting niong. viarK sam mat nr. no"i ...-..... --- - . iring of against the snetimer's elde. threatening I lj '... .'. "" " roreigir iiiKr.eu ny r.nKi.ui'i. m.- . .. . 01.... .. u nn,-A ..if.. .oieKfion i cess nine ,i - ...i... i. ..u- .i... ,, .-i. iniinuii. v wuiui.i v ,,, i.ivernnn. uh. ,,,i.i .imii.'iii i ne ..ii.ii'kn. e. tatcjie-t a TO CALL UPON TEUTON ALLIES TO END ILLEGAL UBOAT WARFARE Will Ask How Fur They Mean to Observe Kulcs of International Law. SniMARIXKS SIXK FOUK MORE SHIPS Entente to Be Urged to liar Mounted Guns Upon Pas senger COXORKSS TO ACT: WILSOX BACK TO-DAY German aiul Austrian Em hassios Deelnre Break Is Unlikely. Teutonic allien on the mibject of sub marine warfare. Such an understanding will bo aimed nt In steps which the fnlted States, It Is Intimated in ofllcial quarters, Is about to take. In calling for a eeneral statement from all the Central Powers. Ii..ll, u tn Including lurKey im exaotlv how far they meoin to observe tn j, ot international law. llmm on I.lners Opaoerd. (,a,ters It Is regarded In the same quarters it .is as more 'than mentX7u future the Fnlted n':'' ".n""m',?' approach , '"""J with a view to getting the n to agree henceforth to permit no guns 10 mounted on P""""''; Vi'"!' ves now The purpose o both these n o no under consideration, responsible otlb la s -ay. Is to safeguard the 11 es of At m r can citizens who may be compeiieii 10 mkl. nnssage on me n.so . chant ships (lying the ,"l!J,aln.(,i )t , 1 'li,''on"' ,,' i,rsla tragic said, the inmx , of huma-i as It was In tie (W ' i..K )n , life, maj ainr mi i. disguise. .....n hm-k to President " UH0" '..,,..,,. from Hot, Washington on a spe .ini ir. . ,. ' Springs, a., where no " Ing his honeymoi in. . mondng . im '"" . the entire sltua-1 nm will lane tnuilfcr ... . . . views on toe and "t'- A..atran nnrt German 13m- At both t e At tstr lan ai n u lo" "fj11,. ?f K .inSVn. of the tldetill maoe - at the embassies 'nor at the State He- Hi tlie i""- i,., reeelveit partmenl nits - " V' of tne reporte.i i..im.i freighter Olengyle. nor of the JP'e , Iner Kenkon Mam. Cnless Americans, were on board these two "8' no; ever. the fnlted States ran have no Interest In their fate, official, explained. . . .wlrdlneU Call, on Lan.ln. ll.tron Zwledlnek, charge d'affaires of the Austrian T3tnbiissy, called on secre- tarv Lansing tnis iuirrm" . Ing to State Department official., he. , culled merely to ask for further detnlls . iin,ui. nr.er ins hi o.i 'i i ...... Ei3reKMSBR,S SKIN DISEASE i, wn. learned that the charge ex-1 pressed confidence that If It Is shown i that the liner was sunk without warn 1 Ing by an Austrian submnrlno the Aus trian Government will not hesitate a moment to disavow the act, punish the 'commander and make reparation. IJaron i Kwiedlnek Is said to have assured the uereiurv that It Is the purpose of ills Government In every way to live up to the rules of International law ns I Indorsed In Austria's reply to the Ameri can note on the sinking of the Aneona, In State Department circles oillclals are careful to state that so far the I American Government has no definite proofs that Ihe Persia was attacked by a submarine. It Is regarded as sg nlfieant, however, that Ambassador Pen. field at Vienna has been Instructed to make Inquiries of tlie Austrian Admir alty. I IVsplte assurance given hy Germany and the full Indorsement by Austria of j the principle of International law con i tended for by the United States, Presl-1 i dent Wilson and his advisers, nccordlng to reliable Information obtained to.nlght, are convinced that If rurtlier tragedies or complications are to he avoided the United State, must have a complete and uniform expression from all the Teutonic allies as to how far they are-prepared to stand by the rights of neutrals. Grrmnny'. Guarantee.. Tills, ofilclals say. appears to be neces. ' s.iry from what actually hna occurred In the development of the submarine I Issue. First, they say, It was Germany Whoso operation with the submarines 1 n-ry .',ra ,h.:.. ",," .J.nt line voriex in tne r.uroifiiii war. vt nen relations between tlie United Wales and 1 Germany reached a breaking point, It Is i pointed out, Germany gave oeeurance that she would conduct her submarine I wnrfare le accordnrr with the letter of tho law, Ah a reault of these guarantees Continued on Jccond Page, 169 on Persia. Saved; No Tidings of McNeely Eleven Survivors Landed at Malta Four More Ships Sunk in Mediterranean, Including a Second P. and O. Liner. sptciut Cufce littitait-h to Tim Sua. London, Jan. 3. Mleven survivors nf the Persia, Including Lord Charles Montagu, have arrived nt Malta. Tim others are two Kngllshmen, 'an Itall iu and srtven Lascars, i With the 15S survlors landed ,lti Alexandria this makes the total saved, so far as now known, 169 and It Is be lieved that this represents the cntl-e. lumber who esdipcd death when the P. & O. liner was sent to the bottom jr Thursday last. Little hope Is now held that Hubert N. McNeely, American Consul to Aden, wlv was last seen struggling In the water after the sinking uf the Persia, has been saved. Consul-General Skinner here has given up all hope 'and to-day cabled Consul Carrels In Alexandria to obtain a sworn statement from Charles II. Grant of Hoton, who Is believed to be the only American survlior. Apparently the dentil list of .he sunken ship will run between 20(1 and dived. The steamer Meroe of Livernooi so; . . . . "rrlvr;1 "'' collected all possible per- Heuters Cairo correspondent sends sons from the boats and rafts the following: j "When I pointed out to the Mroe's "The Ilrer sank so .Ulckly that there , captain the danger lie ran of belnir tor was r.o time to launch the boats. Waves podoed h,. replied: 'What does that soon eiuelojd the deck and swept the matter? My ,tlt, cme., lfore everv passengers and crew intiJ the sea. Cot. thing. I will s.iie all or we shall ill Itlghnm was standing on the deck bcsldi t.wtlier.' " na" "le Miss Hughes. He was suddenly Bwept Into the sea and stink. Un coming up he bumped against a boat and thus was saved Two other boats which were seen to be launched are missing. There If little hope that further sun 1 vote have been rescued." SO PANIC ON PERSIA. nfflcrra llhllrtilr Idea Tlmt n Mine lank the l.lner. Ai.nxANPRiA, Jan. 3. Surviving of ficers of tlie Ilrlllsh liner Tersia lunded here to-day positively asserted that the liner wax sunk by a torpedo. Tlie- Idea that a mine might have caused the dis ' aster u rapWllv -a tu nuwu a low of 250 lives was ridiculed. The eecond of ficer declares that he saw the white wake of the torpedo. The rumor of a panic on lioard rtilp w.ie. ilet led by Leonard Miws, one of the Ilrlllsh .ur Ivors. Moss laid th. heavy lrws of life to two tilings. First tlie fact that tlie Persia sank In lees than lx minutes, nnd second, that mot of th" passenger were at lunch at th , . . . "No one was thinking of submarines.", he said. "We were steaming along at about eighteen kiwts when struck. Flrt I h.rd a dull boom, then a cracking sound. It feeme.1 only a second before the ship began to list "Thwe of us on deck rushed for the heats. The cre.w couldn't do anything with the IhkUs on the starboard fide be. caue of the heavy llt. People came running up from below, women and chll- ..... 1. away. The next two Itoats got clear Just before the Perela went down." M the liner by the waves Just before she 1(I . , . , . ,.....,. others w-ere carried off with him audi were n ckrd mi ater 1 ' BRITISH CAPTAIN A HERO. 1 llescner nf Cli.tnl Survivor, nisre- I gnrded V lliinl Peril. Special CuAe ttttpateh to Tn Scv 3 c,n of ,he prench steamship Vllle tie la Clotat. vvhlrli was sunk In the Mediterranean recently wim tne io,s oi ninety-two lives. - MAY BE GANGER SIGN i . . Pvra nisiloTPO Illlf "till" r..lis I'lMiitt, nut Have Artificial Palate Hi'ndy if N'ppdod. Special Cable fletpateh to Tnr Sri. ItoMK, Jan, 3 News has leaked out of llerlln that the Kaiser is not euff ig from a malignant carbuncle, but from an alarming eruption of the skin which In feared to be a symptom of cancer. Ills Hps have been particularly affected nnd the surrounding tissues of his mouth and throat are becoming Involved. Tho experts called Into consultation are not In ngreenunt In thc r dlagiuHs am, forn) (t( treatment. They aie tet u,iecliled whether or not to perform ti i urBcl, operation, but leaf lemoval of ,(J affected pins should be found to ,)P dispensable nn artificial palate Is holl, n rednfw, I HAS LENT $2,000,000,000. I ., , ., . . , ,,.,. 1 dvni'e. It. Her llle. Hit Kniirinnn. Tnlal, ,.iv,r,nv i,.,. 3it Is eHtimite.l tint ! ln ' t!V ilrmt' Ilrt tab, haa aill t inn nnn nnn if nnn nnn mint ... Znwr t00."00'000 -.000,nno.nnn) to ncr HOITIIKRN RAIMVAVR ftTrKltll "Al'Ol'HT.V HPBn.lt," For Columbia, Aiken, Augusta, t.v. ,N. T. dslly t ton I'. M. Compartment, drawing, room snd section Pullman. Dining cur er vice N. Y. Ufflce ll Fifth Ave, Aiv, . r ...,, no ..nil1,! , ..n-'i,- ii.'i. ..nil rne ii-ii-.i .1, inn, I .- -. fit,- - - ALL has made an otllclal report of the sink ing on his arrival at Marseilles. According to this story, the watch at 10. '10 signalled that he h&d caught sight of eddies on the surface of the water. The captain ordered the man at the wheel to steer In tho direction In I whlch they were seen. This direction' n.io nuiivviy iicen raaen when there wa a terrible explosion which shook the ship. The ship was struck at 10:15. At 10:30 exactly the ship disappeared, having preserved her speed up to the last minute. J In describing the attempt to launch boats the captain reports that this war itwwt difficult, owing to the speed of the op nun tim nsi which she had taken.' lie ras : "The submarine remained near ui having taken aboard one of the sailors.' of whom an officer asked In good French .ne Hume or tno vessel, how muny troops there were aboard and why the ship had a cannon aft. Some more persons apurailng lit sight the officer of the submarine placed them .in a raft, telling thiMi that the smoke seen on the horizon """f " an Hngush steamer which i would save them. Th. t.,-...i. . FOUR MORE SHIPS SUNK '"ton"'', a ,"'ll!llt ppaientiy . 'naklng slow but steady headway. In Tno British and Onr Japanese Ve. Voln'nin a battle has been prooecdli.g sel Torpedoeil Mrillterrnuran ' 'r the l,,St "Ve iay" "" Ktyre London, Jan. 3. Iteports rea-1 ' n "U"' "ortl1 ' Czartorysk, nnd as to-day uf' the sinking In" t'he'diter-' ,ar " ,ho IrlHl marshes. C.artorrk, raneaii of four morn merchant ships ' ln ,h K"vel-S.irny sector, has been bit " , ,'','",Mter to '''r.Ha. Theseterly contested ror months. Never since UH-, ,,'Ien';''r "f 'he Glen Line of I the GalloUin battles in the .arller Mage d,,n it, 1 1 'rpm Shanghul to Lon- of the war has the lighting for this i-olm ..,aH.. ... 1?B . "rl,,s!l merchant sub- been so bltte- as In the prerent struggle. ),w ?i i."i,',,ee 'nblc: the St. which Is still undecided. UhVS i' Z J. ' . ,0n?' ,ml'lo'd In Hr.t- . Onl by wiest.lig fiom the Teutons the t..n , VZl i? n-f. u"d the Kenkon . Volhynlan fcrti esses Uubnu and l.utzk innv'f V y th" Inul sIPPlng Com-' will the ltud.ms be able t., u,l.rt,.k ne n,.f,i.. pan' 8U,PPQed Jo have been 'a new-campaign lis-alnst eatc-n Galicla l I m 7 2.'00 ,on"- " a larger s.-al- ltovro, th... third m nljir. JS t, . "'. 11 was announced ( stronghold, Is sldl held by the Czar 10-nMht, the Peninsular and nri..... . ir.l , ' "felling, or 5,030 tons, has been sunk, presumably In the ' Me.llter-an.Mn. All the passengers a d ' crew were saved V detail, ,11. , talni.blc llio tiassengers on tlie GlenAi. ...i ,.,eu, ..eeorauiL- ... tim ....... . Maf.a T,IV,,1.V0m " Wt In n v t, n,,t known whether or not an Americans were aboard. Ten of the crew. Ineln.ll rtL . " " supposed to have been losi Th. An".. ' .' '"11 t-ninese, are gyle sailed from Shanghai November - Slngaitore, Decembei ii, carrying it Inritil quantity of foodstutTs and although a freight ship h number of passenger, She was torpedoed, according to the despatch, betw.en Port Said and Malta Word of tlie sinking of the Kenkon Mnru reaclKd tlie Admiralty Immedlatelv t. ti--r in tu,. t.iengvies fate .. whs ...si reporieu at Mudros, In the '.genii, irom Alexandria, October 13 i:lriiK)li. Snllril I'miii Tsciims With SM Mnnltlfi... , lliintdnn. for lln.,ln. (.ATTI.1 Wash.. Jnn ,1. The ni.n,.i. wlilch was sunk In the Mediterranean' head of Hurkanow and furthei be.votiil wus built particularly for the Pugei Wisnlowsk to llucriic Here th. Itus Sound and Oilental Ilrlllsh service by sinus nm endeavoring to make headway the Hoyal Mail Steam Packet Company toward L.imb.rg and capture that city, of London and arrived here on her I Czernowltr. Is t onstdercd b military maiden trip from Knglnml on Mnrch 12' experts the "ke.v to the Carp.i'hian,." last. After being delayed for some time Hk capture by tlie Huians wi aid con -by a strike of longshoremen she sailed pel the T.". ton, to ah union Hie r pus'- from Taroma April 2 with a cargo of supplies to be discharged at Vladivostok 1 for the Husslan army and valued it i l.sno.oou, JAPANESE WARSHIPS GOING TO SUEZ CANAL Tfcporl of Torppdoinp; Second Nippon Liner Causes Action. of Tokio, Jan. 3. Japan has ordered a squadron of warships to proceed at once ',''.,'," ,,), iui..." ,.. . ...... .v .... u.j. . rviii.jiiivitt, newspaper Tlie armored cruisers K.i- suga, Toklwa and Chltose are mentioned as the lirst warships to put to sea for the Suez zone. Tlie announcement . .me upon the heels of report that nnothrr Japanese steamship, the freighter Kenkoku, had been hunk in ihe Mediterranean on He .ember Jli. The new of the Kenkoku, said to liavo been sunk by a German HUhmarine, wu landed at Cannes, France, She was a vessel of 2,109 tons. Site was bound for F.nglan.1 from Manila with a cargo of hemp ami was under dm iter to n foreigner. The reported Japanese naval order may foreshadow Japanese participation In the Allies' operations, aimed at pre venting the threatene.' Turco-Germnn Invasion of ICgypt. Iinprobiible, Official. Mu, Washinutok, Jan. 3. The Japanese F.mbassy wilt he greatly surprised If Japanese squadrons are sent Into the Mediterranean In ttld the Allies In reparation for the sinking of Japanese steamers by Central Power submarines. "We have no report of such a move, ft ts distinctly Improbable," an embassy ofllcial declared to-day, discussing the report, RUSSIANS GAIN IN NEW DRIVE NEAR RUMANIA Are .'15 Miles Inside the (ia lician Frontier, .Menac ing Czernowitz. FAIL TO PEXETRATI3 ' AUSTRIAN' LINES Vienna Tells of Bepnlse of Muscovites at Top erontz. CZARTOHYSK CHIEF OBJECTIVE IX NORTH Czar's Army Hopes to Get Astride Important , Railway Line. fpeeial Cable Ie$,i:tr 10 Tmk 8r IjO.ndon', Jan. 3. The Bukowlria, the province of Volhynla and the western part of Ilcssarahla constitute the battle ground f violent righting between two huge armies, (tusslan and Autro-Ger-man, which began nearly a week ago and Is still In full swing, with the Ilu slans the attackers and with Itum.mlx'a eventual aid the prize. In the. llukowina tho battle centres around Czernowltz, capital of the crown. I land. Hern the Itusslatis yesterday I m Teuton t i I I, In.', Tlie HUHsl.tu offelislt.' nt Volhliia j therefore Is it lined at g.ilu'ug the entire . Kovel-Sarny sector of th- Iliesl-Lltotsl.- Kleff railway, thus cutting on the e. sentlal Teuton siitply hue, and then driving southward In a Hanking mote ment against Lutzk and Iiiibno. The Austro'tiennati for.."., on tint I other hand, by decisively defeating tin) Husslau in tills r.glon would gain tho ro:lt' llov"- 1,11,1 tlu' PO"rfslim of that fortress would stt.ngtlicn the r position tremen.lously ' '"''Id Marehil vvn .Ma. lu in-"i )io conducted the Teuton lnviil..ii of Serbia, ,K" ,""'" onl'r'''1 '" ,:ilu' ""' "ef ttm I mand of the Austro-i iennan for v. i uarta, ii i,-iiu.-u i.'-h.m from the front say. formation On the east Galli l.ui front which, with the. Ilessarabl.m .-ector, stt.l. lie, clo , ... . i ... .i... .,,.u l me I .UIO..IU..O " I. m'- .'.'.! nth.-' i ,,,.,,. ,.,. I r T....io.,l. ...i lit., middle and upper Slrviia tlie bridge tlons near the ituin.itiiaii iron.ier The pro-ally elements .' Itllln.llli.t have replied to tlie entente repr. ntH tlons uiglug Hiimanian uilerv eiilion that the time for Ituui.inia lo Jm- tli Allies had passed wltli the Tnit.ui nnViMva which a jear ago drove the Itn--. ins out of tho Catpatlilaii Mountaii paex- and out of the greater pan ot ial ja Hit mania has pointed to tile menace, 'o lie! 'border piesented by the pi ."nice of largo I Teuton force,, Til" Hllssi.tli, alt no A believed t be stnving for a i.ew great Gallclan drive which would m cesMtatu the withdrawal of tho Teuton menace to llumanla, so that tho Ci.ir mi then Im 1 In a portion to make tangible trprw ' sentatlons at Itucliarest and eventually swing llumanla Into active cooiicratloii with the llntente Pnweis. An. Irian. Itrpnrl Iclol'j I It was to thl, end that Hie Itussl.iii I army, for month held m read ness In ( Hessarabla for :t drive ai lliilgarla thiuugli llilinaniaii termor wn, sent lo Galicla and Volli ni.t. Tin ii'tny la believed to be well equipped w ill am munition, principally from Japan Tint following: stalenieiu w,., i.ssucil by the Austrian War l tithe to. night In llefsarabl.t tlie eiietu n nil o break thiough our lines m tin .-ect ir around TopeinuU (on ilm lie ....ralii.. bolder, northeast of Czernowltz) but failed. We capliired III c. ollktr and h50 men. At the mouth of tlie Serelh. on the lower Strypa, and on the K,tu rivulet of tlie Styr, Itus, i, in atl.iti, were repulsed. Contrary to tlie Vienna annoiinieniei, that the KusslaiiK failed to l.icik through the Austrian lines at Ti.ii,,-iim'z. an otllclal Husslan report iivcivcd t.t ii',: from Potrograd asserts tint ilm tzirt forces urn "advancing unintei nunedlj In that region. The slateinei,' adds thai tint Teuton losses were v.i Inui Ti..' Itusslitns say they captured "'!' men ai d 16 olllccrs. Ilii..lnu Army llluuer. Tho ItUMslans appear to be pressin on steadily, Tim .statement in thn Kui, hlan.r,efibrt that the TUB prisoners were unwnunded Indicates that the Muscovite have, tho weight of numbera on thdr .11 e III .11,- ' n