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guarantees full money'. wort to the purchasers of articles adertised in the display cohimnn of this ER L paper by any Was t:-mercant - HERAL th (Ci-ruar Purished Upon Request). DELIVERED TO YOUR HOE. NO. 3421. WEATHER-FAIL WASHINGTON. D. C.. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 1916. ONE CENT. VERDUN A SE AS ARMIE FOR FIN] French Make Five At Ground Around According to I GERMA: DEAD Flanking Movement Is Attem Teutons, with Aim Enemy's Special Cable to The London, Feb. 27.-The fighting nont, four miles northeast of Verc abatement. "Five times," says the noon enforced with fresh troops, attempt of Douaumont and five times ther losses." "The clopes up which these fi with German dead," says the Frenc FORT'S FATI NOT The French official reports. da knowledging that Fort Doiaumont almission in found in a phrase in French troop, "are strongly pressit were able to gain a footing cast and and maintain themselves there only But while the main hattle rages have been pushing flanking opera greater mrenace for Verduin and tle Try nc. to 4 lose Pincer. 4 or rreond.us effort of tho ',i-sragy bhetween u- t, rown prince -hJaffr'n mnn - b rv; morement the 'stl today th. ..- M':,nv:le. 11~e mile5I ' nt that this Woere 4+an- has only been hinted at in the G- man reo',rts. tf[a magnitude is dis cI t. torght's French war office re S n aiih the t-French admit "a with S f adanc posts' and declares t - an atteicts to advance from y; a.:: a. Mmaiville we re stopped. F'lanklnug ,16 weat. litcr an;-c advane on th west t *rmans assert t[hat they hale now tatkr ;,mpev ahose capture had - .....t-y i, o d, the Cote du and har pushd along tire Meuse a s Na' %. on the southern borders e a uoj northeast of Bras." Frecoh. howev, ontradlet the SI - ,f the I'otP du Talou. According to th-ir o i.jal reports that death-swept hil! has h'-n po bombarded from both sides that it is intenable and neither f-rce now hldiis it The s. i nbo,,h sirs are mounting by ttns of thosands The Berlin report pits the captures of unwkounded prisoners to date at 15.4 COAST "PICTURE BRIDE" PRACTICE IS DEFENDED Immigration Officials at San Francisco Disagree with Statements Made in Washington. Spedst to The Washngteo Herald. Sani Francisco. P'eh. '".-Tmmigration ofmcials and settlement workers here dis agree with a statement made at Wash ington by Chairman Burnett, of the House Immigration Committee,. that Japanese "picture brides" seldom marry their profossed intended husbands. Joseph K. Strand. immigration inspec tor at Angel Island, says that under the regulations some immigration official must witness the marriage ceremony, and the bridegroom must have been vouched for by the Japanese consul and one or more citizens, The girl brings with her a picture of her prospective husband, who, according to Japanese practice, probably was pro vided for her through the activity of her relatives. F. B. Kellogg Out for Senate. iSt. Paul. Minn.. Feb. Ti.-Frank B. Kel logg, in a telegram from Santa Barbara, CaL. made public tonight, announced his intestion of filing for the Republican nomination for United States Senator from Mlnnesota. Mr. Kellogg wa~s spe cLal counsel for the Federal government in the Standard Oil and paper cases and. president of the American Bar Associa tion in 1912-1913. Has Henry Clay's Pistol. Wanpea, WI., Feb. 2.-The pistol which Henry Clay used when he fought his memorable duel with John Randolph In 1sM has come into the possession of Gus Bronson, a Waupaca man. He pro cured It through his brother In Tacoma, Wash., who In turn procured it from B. B. Perrow. The latter is a collector of firearms. His great-grandfather was a peruonsal friend of Henry Clay. Ofers 10 Cent. for Hundred Bedbugs Coluzmbua, Ohio, Feb. 2.--An adver tisement in the Columbia newspapers of ferinig 10i cents a hundred for bedbug. dielive.red to Prof. Percy J. Wilberger at the State University has attractsd at eisninn here [AMBLES S BATTLE [SHING BLOW tempts to Retake Lost Fcrt Douaumont, Berlin Report. COVER SLOPES pted with Partial Success by of Enveloping the ain Position. Washigutoa Herald. and slaughter around Fort Doualu lun, continues without the slightest German official, "the French, re ed to reconquer the armed fortress were beaten back with sanguinary ve attack, were made are covered h midnight official. ACKNOWIEDGED. v and night, still refrain from ac ha; fallen. The closest to such an the midnight official. It says the ig the German detachments which west of the ( Douaumont) position with difficultv." around this position, the Germans tions. which perhaps hold a still French armv. Writer Tells of Douaumont Fall German Says Concentrated Force of Heavy Guns De stroyed French Fort. Lovnd! Ve,. " The Daily . prfints the fo i :. its c' riespondent at Rotterd "A Get mn var corrcspondent. describ Ing thc a1lz .1 fal wo Frt Douaunont. Sy I' us .nt - diestroyed by the c(qoet z.( f4 rse of 1-inch and T7-inch guns. wh!(, hiiw th, stee and concrete supoias t, fra:u1ents. I One fe:t nearby was blown up by a heavy exp!s!e shell which penetrated the magazine. "Refore the attack hundreds of Ger moan cnginee.s had been constructing roads for the conveyance of the 17-inch gus. "French prisoners. dazed, said the te rile ie quickly made Fort Douaumont untenab-le THREATENED STRIKE LIKELY TO BE AVERTED Expected Miners and Operators Will Arrive at Agreement at Meet ing Today. tla n t T W. rigton Ha1d. New York. Feb. 2'.-When the Joint commission appointed by the United Mine Workers and operators in the anthracite coal fields of Pennsylvania meet in con ference tomorrow at the Hotel McAlpin to consider the ten demands presented by the miners. it is conrldently believed an agreement will be reached and a strike averted. Of the ten demands made by the miners those having to do with the wage scale. the eight-hour day and the recognition of the union are the most vital. HARVARD MAN WOUNDED. Student with Bitish Army Shot by Girl. Cambridge. Mass.. Feb 27.-Alonzo John Gallishaw resumee his studies at Harvard shortly after an exciting five months as a member of the British army in its unsuccessful attempt to force the Turkish defenses on the Gallipoli Penin sula. The young student is one of forty gur vhors out of 1.0 men who left New foundland in the fall of 1914. He haa not yet recovered from the effects of a sniper's bullet. He discovered afterward that this buliet had beeni fired by a girL. Wesleyann University Head Diem. Middletown, oonn., Feb. 2.-Dr. Brad ford P. Raymond, for twenty years presi dent of Weasyan University, died here today. He was born at etamford, Conn., in 1846. Before becoming president of Wesleyan be was president for six yea.rs of Lawrence University. Fail to Steal $25,000. Hartford, Ark., Feb. 27.-Robbers made twro elaborate efforts tbe other dayr to obtain S25,01 which had been sent here fromt Kansas City, Mo., to meet the payrolls of the mnines of this part of the State. Both a~ttempts failed. London Feb. .--An awaham ~ from Copenhags says that Russia has bought from Japan four warshipe which were taken from Russia during the Ruso-ana= wa= Flashes from Wilson's Gridiron Club Speech Some of the interesting ex pressions in the address at the dinner of the Gridiron Club are as follows: "A man who seeks the Presi dency of the United States for anything that it will bring to him is an audacious fool." "America ought to keep out of this war at the sacrifice of everything except her sense of humanity and justice." "I would be just as much ashamed to be rash as I would to be a coward." "Valor withholds itself from all small implications and en tanglements and waits for the great opportunity when the sword will flash as if it carried the light of Heaven upon its blade." WILSON WOULD GO FAR SEEKING TO ESCAPE WAR Tells Gridiron Diners, How ever,, Expediency Can Never Shape Course. FOLLOWS IDEAL OF DUTY Says He Would Be Ashamed to Be Either Rash or Coward. Th- White House last night gave out the text of President Wilson's speech at the dinner of the Gridiron Club last night. As a rule, speeches made at the club dinners are held in the strictest con fidence. In this instance the White fouse obtained the consent of the club to make the speech public. The Prerident said: '""t point in national affairs, gentle ner.. never ile along the lines of expe liency. It always rests in the field of prin dple. The United States was not found -1 upon any principle of expediency, and whenever It bases Its policy upon any other foundations than those it builds on the sand and not upon solid rock. Should Stake All for Justice. "Senator Harding was saying just now that we ought to try when we are a hun dred million strong to act in the same simplicity of irinciple that our forefath ers acted in when we were three million strong. I heard somebody say-I do not know the exact statistics-that the pres ent population of the United States is one hundred and three millions. If there are three million thinking the same things that that original three million thought, the hundred million will be saved for an illustrious future. They were ready to stake everything for an idea. and that Idea was not expediency, but justice. "America ought to keep out of this war. She ought to keep out of this war at the sacrifice of everything ex cept this single thing upon which her character and history are founded. her sense of humanity and justice. If she sacrifices that, s' , has ceased to be America; she has "ased to entertain and to love the t itions which have! made us proud tc o Americans, and when we go about seeking safety at the expense of humanity then I for one. will believe that I have always been mistaken in what I have conceived to be the spirit of American history. URGES TROUSERS FOR WOMEN. Minister Says God Gave Women Legs for Practieal Use. Pittsburgh, Pa., Feb. ST.-Women who a.re mannish In dress have found a warm advocate in the Rev. Dr. James E. Nor cross, pastor of the Shady Avenue Bap tst Church and a lecturer nationally known. "When God gave folks legs He intend ed them for use, and if all women adopt ed the masculine attire used by their sis ters in mountain climbing they would feel better," he says. Policeman Seeki Gold. Los Angeles, Feb. 2.-Granted an ex tended furlough to enabie him to under take * second treasure hunt on Cocos Island, Walter Bunker, a police patrol man. Is on hi. way to the little dot In the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Peru, .-here he hopes to unearth a vast atore of gold. Fifty Years to Deliver Letter. Bangor, Cal., Feb. 2.-L. E. Coie has inst redeived a letter written to him by his brother on December 2, 1ES4. At that time the writer was a soldier In the Un ion army, and he tells of the chase into Mississippi after Gen. Price's command, Groom 76; Bride 70. Parsons, Kans., Feb. XT.-The groom w-e 76 years old and the bride 70. They -n to Parsons to be married. Joh C, Yolk and Mrs. Mary E. Sailor have lived near this city practically ali of their lies and have known each other' for the - th irt ears Senator's 15-ye Charged withS Man WhoMad Mrs. Katherine Harrison, of F U. S. Senator Culberson,-Co for Auto Ride and When ir Spedal to The Washinton Herl. Fort Worth, Tex.. Feb. 27.-The fact that Katharine Harrison, 1L-year-old niece of United States Senator Charles A. Culberson, charged with the murder of W. L. Warren. is a juvenile. will have both herself and her 19-year-old hus band, Charles, son of multi-millionaire James G. Harrison, from prosecution. Charles Harrison is a sephew of United States Senator Cluberson and was named for him. Hisipfather. James G. Harri son for years has been prominent in financial circles throughout the South west. District Attorney Marshal Spoonts an announced tonight that Texas murder laws relating to juveniles forbade a con viction of the 16-year-old girl, who, in her confession. charges Warren with having attacked her. Husband Amenable. Harrison is amenable and upon convic tion would be liable to capital punish ment, but District Attqrney Spoontz de clared he could charge him only with comp!icity in the crime committed by his juvenile w . As the Texas laws make assault a capi tal ofrense and the district attorfiey de clared tonight that Mrs. Harrison had "only robbed justice of recompense." The grand jury Is expected tomorrow to return indictments and the case will be tried in a perfunctory manner. The arrest of the Harrisons came after the district attorney had held over G. B. Wiggins. whose wife formerly was War ren's sweetheart, to the grand jury and had filed charges of murder against him. A confidant of Mrs. Harrison, believing the State had framed on Wiggins, tele phoned the district attorney of Mrs. Har rison's impications. Girl's Confession. Mrs. Harrison's confession follows: "My name is Katherine Harrison. Some time about November, 1914. I was intro duced to Mr. Warren by a friend of mine. A Dow da" anfer that I saw hi" dowafrwn. and he walked with ne for time and carried my parasoL When I left that evening I neglected to take my parasol, and he carried it home with him, and when T went to his hotel to get the Kitchener Shorr Through As By JOHN L. BALDERSTON. (comn-isht, IsIII& London, Feb. 6.-Lord Kitchener is no longer, excepting in name, the supreme head of the British war machine. His place has been taken by Gen. Sir Will lam Robertson, the first "self-made" man to rise from the ranks to the chief com mand in England. And Robertson rose farther than from the ranks, for he was a footman as a lad, a fact that makes his present position gall and wormwood to the "snobocracy." The facts of a most complicated situa tion have been gossiped about for weeks in the clubs, and are now sufflcienUy clear to permit publication. The shelv ing of Kitchener has been a master 1,000 ATTEND OPEN FORUM Barred from School, Crowd Fills National Museum Lecture Hall. Prohibited by a mandatory order from meeting In a public school building. more than 1,000 persons yesterday after noon formed the Communoty forum which met In the lecture hall of the Na tional Museum. Hundreds of men and women were turned away at the doors as every seat and every inch of stand ing room was taken. A feature of the meeting was the attendance of fifty children of the Grover Cleveland School district, in which building the Board of Education refused to permit the adults to meet. Secretary of the Interior I~ne, Miss Susie Root Rhodes and Comiisioner Browniow, the principal speakers of the occasion, expressed regret that the meet ing was not being held in the Grover Cleveland SchooL. Miss Margaret Woodrow W1lson, daugh ter of President Wilson. who is honorary president of the Community Forum, at tended and was given an ovation by both children and adults. Mrs. Rhodes toij the forum that "as a Washington woman, a mother and a taxpayer, I stand firmly for an open forurm in any school in the District any night in the week or on Sunday." 'There are 22,000,000 children in the United Stat.. today." said Secretary Lane, "said they are the greatest asset the United Statee poasesses. I stand firmly with Miss Wilson for an open forum of adults," The meeting was opened by Vice Presta dent Sehoenthal, 1rho presided in the ab acea of 4ealste nrisoan tr-old Niece hooting Down leAttack onHer ort Worth, Tex., Relative of ifesses She Lured Assailant iCountry Murdered Him. parasol he locked the door and by force and threats forced me to yield to him. "His hotel was at Tenth and Main streets. I did not speak to him any more except one time until the night of the murder. On the night of December 22, l915, Charlie Harrison and I were driving. We stopped between Tenth and Eeventh streets on Main. Charlie was aeross the street getting a shine and I was sitting in the car when Mr. Warren came along and I thought it would be a good time to take him out and kill him, so I asked him to get in and take a ride, and as soon as Charlie came back I Introduced them and we went out the Arlington Heights road past Benbrook. and after we got to the place where he was found I pretended that something was the mat ter with the tire, and we all got out of the car. Shot Him Several Times. "Before getting out I got the pistol out of the car. The gun belonged to Charlie and I knew he kept it in the car. I drove the car and Charley sat in the front seat with me and Warren was in the rear seat. After Warren had looked at all the tires he came around in front of the car and I turned on him and began to shoot. I think the first shot struck him In the arm. He then threw up his arms and stumbled over toward the tree and fell in a posi tion somewhat like he was on his knees and I followed him up and continued to shoot unti the gun was empty. I think I shot eight times. The gun was an au tomatic .35. Then Charlie and myself got the car and came to town, Charile driving. He drove very fast. He came back the same way until we most reached town. Then we went through North Fort Worth. "I had thou-ht many times that I would be justified in killing the man and had told Charlie about it. but he would not take it seriously, he thought I would not have the nerve to do it. Chartle and I were engaged to be married at this time. I had thought about the wrong tQis man. W. 1L W mar had done so muck r vrevto bate him and wanted to 14e him die, but T had never formed any Plan to kill him until I aw him passing that night and all at one* the idea came to me that I could do it that way and make it all right." i of His Power uith's Strategy piece of that master politician, Herbert Henry Asquith. It has been effected without infuriating the public, which idolizes "K. of K." and still believes that the "intrigue of the polititans" against the her* has been foiled. The transference of power was carried out simply and quietly. The chief of the almost powerless imperial general staff. Lieut. Gen. Sir Archibald Murray, was sent to Egypt to command the armies mustering along the canal, and his place in Whitehall was taken by Gen. Rob ertson, brought for that purpose from France, where he had been acting as chief of staff to Marshal French. These transfers were announced, and attracted VONTINUED ON PAGE Tntr. BERLIN HOLDS TO SUB WAR Memorandum to Bernstorff Defends Program of Torpe doing All Armed Ships. Count von Bernatorff received yesterday san outline of Germany's position regard ing her announced Intention of torpedo Ing all armed enemy ships without warn ing after February 29. This outline he will present to Secretary of State Lansing within the next two lays. The memorandum received yesterday may open the way for a discussion of the whole question of the distinction between merchant ships armed for offense and those armed for defense. The communi nation does not offer to suspend the opera tion of the .US submarine campaign, The campaign will begin as scheduled on March 1. In the memorandum received atth German Embassy yesterday the Berlin foreign office states that Germany is pre pared to stand by her past assurances, and does not regard her coming cam paign against armed enemy craft as nul lifying these assurances, In support of the German contention that the character of armament on mer chant vessels does not insure Its use merely for defense. Amassado Bern storff is flirected to lay before Secretary Lansing evidence in abouit twenty-five cases investigated by the German author ities showing, it is alleged, where French and British vessels have used their arma ment to attack German submarines and other German war craft. Wants All Kiuse Himself. Alton. Ill.. Feb. 21.-8. I. Moore refused to permit Police Magistrate Maguire to kiss his bride, who was Mrs. Nellie It, Morton, after the magistrate had pee, formed the wedding Oiagn. l One Day's To From Mines or Torpedoes The toll of mines or tor pedoes for one day was as fol lows: Peninsular and Oriental liner Maloja; known dead, 147. Steamer Empress of Fort William; death list uncer tan. British mail steamer Mecklenburg; death list un certain. Steamship Birgit; death list uncertain. British steamer Suevier; death list uncertain. Latest official reports from London stated the combined casualties might reach to 200. Eleven women and four chil dren were among the victims on the Molaja. FIGHT AGAINST BORLAND RIDER GAINS GROUND Opponents of Eight-Hour Day to Swamp Legislators with Protests. DENOUNCED IN PULPIT Rev. D. H. Martin, in Sermon, Declares Measure Belongs to Days of Slavery. Opposition to the Borland rider to the appropriations bill is crystallizing to such an extent that those working agaimnt it believe the measure is doomed Before the present week is far advanced theme opponents say members of Congress will be swamped with letters and tele grams ftVs thsr own districts; that the emaive boards of the Washington Chamber of Commerce and the Washing ton Board of Trade will file their protests against the rider, which imposes the eight-hour rule upon every civil service employe; that the American Federation of Labor's antagon!sm will arouse every union in the United States to come out strongly against the measure; and that the union men of Kansas City will stand as one in fighting the idea, which has been fostered by the Representative from that Missouri district. Maillma- Letter. All day yestesday and far into the night the office foroe of the Retail Merchants' Association was busy mailing letfers to boards of trade. chambers of commerce and other similar associations through out the country. These communications are expected to cause their united action against the rider. It Is probable that the measure will not come to the attention of the House before Thursday or Friday. Representative Gallivan, of Massachu Betts, who believes the rider may be stricken from the appropriation bills and may never come to a vo'te. will have the aid of other opponents in his efforts to defeat.the measure on the ground that it would add to. instead of decreasing the government's expenses. Mr. Gallivan is expected to lead the fight on the flour of the House against the Borland amend ment. The charge that the government would revert to the days of slavery if the Bor land measure becomes a law was maje yesterday morning by Rev. D). Ht. Martin. pastor of the Dumbarton Avenue M. E. Church. in his sermon. Rev. Mr. Martin declared: "An administration must be pretty hard put when it has to resort to such meth ods as taking the bread and butter out of the mouths of the government labor era, their wives and children, by cutting salaries and increasing the hours of la bor. When a government says to its peo pie: 'We will make you work two or three hours more a day.' It is reverting to the days of slavery. It is taking an unfair advantage of people who are weak in their defense. It Is plain extortion." He praised the Washington newspapers for their opposition to the amendment May Oendemen Rider. At their meetthmgu today the executive bodies of the Chamber of Commnerce and the Board of Trade are expected to pass resolutions oondemning the Borland rider Officials of both stated yester day that If the amendment becomes a law, commercial interests in the Capi tal will suffer a heavy loss, and that the life of these im o dependent upon the government clerks that what affects one must necessarily react upon the other. Mesnbers of the Washington Real Estate Brokers' Association stand against the passage of the rider and will prob ably denounoe it at their next rmeeting. 1,000 Trees Cut by Beavers. Dickinson, N. Dlak., Feb. gl.--A rancher on Garner Creek in Bilinge County, near Roosevelt's old Maltese Cross ranch, de clars he has thirty or forty beavers on his land. They have, he says, cut fully 1,000 trees on his plase and he has written Gov. L. B. Hanna asking that a bounty ofr a fee ha =mand ha. FIVE SHIPS ONE GRE 147 KN Maloja Goes D From Dover Te Deafening Exp RESCUE VESSEL Empress of Fort Will While on Erranm Womer ..e~.. c.,. te . London, Feb. 27.-Five steafr torpedoes. It is declared the death list n The Peninsular and Oriental 1i finest of the Far East service, stru Straits of Dover at 11 :30 o'clock The ship sunk in ten minutes. It is known that 147 persons w were Lascar members of the crew. RESCUE SKIP The steamer Empress of Fort and hurried to rescue survivors. sinking Maloja, the Empress stru sank in half an hour. Three other steamships were 1, No official figures are obtaina The British mail steamer Meck a mine on a vovage from Tilbury t Officials of the line say that the pa The stearnship Birgit. accord sunk." The same report say s that st but fails to mention the fate of oth The British steamer Suevier, f abandoned at sea afire. The mernh< been taken off by another steamsh Kaiser Will Pay 200,000 Lives War Lord Ready to Make This Sacrifice for Verdun. Spedal cable to The Washingto Herald. Paris, Feb. 2 -The most recint infor mation here dep!cts the battle of Ver dun as raging without the slightest let up throughout the dar, the Germans launching frenzied attacks agairst the French lines, hacker up by the outer forts. witho-ut regard for their sacr~fiies The Temps tonight Etatee that from the most reliable source it is learnel that the Kaiser is prepared to sacrifice at least 20I..0 of his best troops in order to take the French stronghold. The prlncipal attack against the Verdun advance works are still being carried out by the Third, Fifth. Fifteenth and Etrht eenth German Army Corps. the finest units of the Kaiser's army. which are hurling themselves with abandoned reek lessneps into certain death at the mouths of the Fren'h guns The attacking line inclu6es flame pro jectors which shoot a scorchtng jet a dis tance of sixty ynrds. Small.-- projectors have a range of twelve yards. In spite of this, the latest news available here certifies that the attackers have t-n un able to break thrugh a single point. While opinion lere is that the battle has reached the critlexi stage, there is no evidence of depressin. Optimiam is still the prevailing note LEAVES FRIEND 4.000 CIGARS. New Rocelle Mau Also B.eaeathe 01,000 to Army Corps. White Plains. N. T . Feb. F-John Christian Alton. of New Rochelle. was loyal to his old army corps to the !at. and in h!s will filed with Surrogete raw. yer here today he makes a bequest of SLOW for the wounded of the corps. Dr. Leo F. Hugle, of New Rochelle. receives $110 in cash and is to be allowed to take his pick of 4.000 eigars from the stock in the store of Mr. Aiton. to New Rochelle. TKTRD BABY TOO XUCE. Father smiledi at Twins but Not at Triplets. Amherst. Ohio, Feb. ?3.-"It's a girl." whispered Dr. A. F. McQueen to Etdward Hints at his home here, and Hintz smiled "Congratulations, Hints; there's an other girl.' announced the physician a few minutes later, and Hlints's smile be came a laugh. "Her, Hints, the third girl has just ar rived," shouted the doctor after a brief interwal, and Hints ceaseed to laugh. Dancing Firemen Best. St. Paul. Minn.. Feb. 27-Fox-trotting firemen are needed in Minnesota in the interests of fire protection. R. W. Har gadine, State fire marshal. sai in recomn meanding that all Sresm take upt SUNK, kT LINER; DWN D >wn Two Miles ri Minutes After osion Is Heard. AISO IS SUNK iam Blown to Bottom I of Mercy-II Dead. wasbimoem =001IM. ers were tmik taoda y nlos Ly mount into the AuLded net Maloja, one of the larget :k a mine or was torpedoed ia t tis moxrning. tre killed or drowned, of w m N AIBO SNB William was near by at t thm When a short distance from d :k a mine or was torpedoed ad >st during the day. ble as to the number loft. lenb).urg, cf the Zeeland Line, struck 3 Flushing and went to the bottom. iseners and crew were saved. ng to official reports. "has been verteen survivors have been landed, ers. -on New Yrork to Havre, has been rs of the crew are reported to have p. Twenty-three WOemen iBasad PT far the r 'ee serlous was the double diast-r w'hich befel the Mac)a and the E---ress The Maloja was on her way from Irndon to Bombay Ohe had aboard apr'rxmately liA passengere and a crew of Z mostly IacXars In the frs, catin were M men. w on en r. ,. -ctd Am,>ng the psseern was Jusi1e CIdf'.1 of the India high cW.-tA. His fate is unkrown So far as known there were no Arneri cans ab-ari t1, st-amer Ip to Mnd nigj t the tod Iep r-lovered Include U m-. 11 womn and 4 ch:.dren This would :d ae that the casaltm amor.g e " , asser.gers was larga In addition the bodies of eleve LA. oars have been found Anong the ded Is Mrs Mcl.od. wife of Gem McIAo& Sn far as k:.own there were no Ajm. cans or board. The Maloja was two mles of Dese this morning, steaming throvgb a eaM sea when, without warn:ng them w a ter~rfic erploeion It was so evident tha" houses along the water froct of Der were shaken and hundreds of broken. A great part of the ster a the &of was torn away. She was fooded bstaU - ly and began to sink. May LAp late Sea. Many of the paeserge and ow re heieved to have been killed by 12w frms of the explosion. Those who escaped at temprted te launch the lifeboats, but the 'tire was so short tha.t but few of hMM got .wa tOhers leaped into he Ver And atterpted to swim ashorm Te mpres of Fort william outward oun, from Mo'trea: to the Clyde. waS IThir three miles of the Maloa wtA tme accident occurred -o the 'latter Bare" she could reach the liner the Malafa h" gone down. The Fmpress. bent uro rePeting the survIvors. struck a Ine or was torpe doeA v*thin a short distante of the set wh.-* the Maloja went down Mear.ime. smal' boats had pet out from Tkover From the two pteamers more tha'im persons ve I-'her dead or Fit arling in the water tJst how marv of them weor xaved 1! is impossible to te:: A- oMala! sateme'ilt te'nrett however, der ares that a mna'odits aere rescued. Oomfort for the Iilted. Stn Frarolsm Feb"O Miss IHid. Freis nskled fo' a wvar-ant- for the ar rest of Thoodor. Grma-'- her former "aree. on a charge of "stealing back'' a dtimond (nctgaement ring he htad givem he-r The wa-rart was "fue-d on the streng'h of a ru-ilng by the Sup~rerne Curt whicet Eid tha' weedd'ng and in gatamentt presa.ti 11xcunges do not con atit ,e felonlas. School Girls Alleged Thieves. mnehaeter. N~ H1 .eb 27 --With the ar; ension ei five schoolgirl, and the rener of articlee valued at several ha*' trod d 0-ar. which had been stoles fro'm runw.rousa stores, the police beliee thev ha' e 'ounded uIp the band of shop liftce which has been operating with mnarked succss tbroughout the city foe several rnooths.