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INCLUDINO Star's Sunday Magazine And Colored Comic Section 'i umtau taf. WEATHER. Fair today and Monday; iinlU to moderate westerly wind*. Temperature past twenty-four houre: Highest tem pera tum *0 at 4 p.m. resterday; lowest temperature, i7 at f a.m. yeeterday. No. 527?No. 19.947. WASHINGTON, D. ?., SUNDAY MORNING, MAY 9, 1915' FIVE CENTS. Lusitania's Dead Number 1,198 ALL MOST PROMINENT PASSENGERS, INCLUDING NOTED AMERICANS, PERISH WITH TORPEDOED UNER A. G. Vanderbilt, Charles Frohman, Charles Klein, Justus M. Forman and Elbert Hubbard and Wife Among Those Reported Dead or Missing. TRAWLERS CONSTANTLY BRINGING MORE BODIES, BUT ALL HOPES OF FURTHER RESCUES ARE GIVEN UP 7 Death List of United States Citizens Contains About 120 Names?Women and Children Given Preference in Boats?Hundreds Slide to Watery Grave as Ship Plunges to Bottom?Survivors Tell of Horror at Sea. QUEENSTOWN. May 8.?Trawlers are con stantly bringing l>odies ashore, 1>ut no more sur vivors are being reported. The latest estimate of the loss of life by the torpedoing of the Lusitania by a German submarine yesterday is 1,198. It is not believed that any more will be rescued. Among the dead are many women, many still unidentified. It is now regarded as virtually certain that all of the most prominent persons aboard the Lusi tania perished. Among the well known American- whose bodies have not been recovered, and who conse quently are believed to have perished, are Alfred Gwvnne Vanderbilt. Charles Klein, the play wright: Justus M. Forman and F.lbert Hubbard and his wife. The body of Charles Frohman of New York, the theatrical producer, already has been recovered and brought ashore at Queenstown. HOSPITALS ARE FILLED WITH INJURED. The hospitals of Queenstown are filled with the injured among the survivors and the morgues with the dead recovered from the sea. The Queenstown dock* are the temporary rest ing places also of the bodies of several children. One dead mother still is clasping in her rigid arms the body of her three-month-old baby. The first train load of Lusitania survivors left here this afternoon for Dublin. It is estimated that there were about tyo Amer icans on board the Cunard liner. So far as could be ascertained at this time fewer than 70 Ameri cans were saved. Consequently the death list of Americans is about 120 TWO OR THREE TORPEDOES HIT. Either two or three torpedoes struck the Lusi tania. One report says the first projectile was fol lowed by two others striking in quick succession. Another report has it that two submarines took part in the onslaught, one attacking from the port ;-r.d th ? r,i? c* the starboard side. Judging from the recitals oi >urvivors. there was comparatively little panic on board the Lusi tania when she went down. Nor is there any thing to show that the rule of the sea favoring women and children in the work of rescue was violated. Many of the liner's lifeboats were rendered useless by the fact that she listed so sharply that they could not be used. 'JSKD TO PUT ON LIFE BELTS. ^ Many of the passengers did not believe the Lusitania would sink as quickly as she did. Con sequently they did not join in the rush for the lifeboats, but evidently preferred to trust in their belief that the water-tight compartments of the vessel would keep her afloat until such time as help came out from the Irish shore, less than ten miles away. It is related that some of the passengers even disdained to put on life belts when these were handed to them. When the Lusitania left New York May 1 she had on board 1,901 souls; 1,251 passengers and 650 crew. The passengers were made up of 291 in the first cabin, 599 in the second and .">61 in the steerage. The list of survivors shows, so far. that about ninety first class and seventy-five second class passengers were saved. The first cabin pas sengers were at lunch when the unheralded Ger man attack sent the liner to the bottom. It is noticeable that comparatively few first-class pas sengers were saved. FIRST BOAT CAPSIZED. The liner listed so perilously to starboard after the first great inrush of water that all but two boats on the port side were jammed. The first boat launched was almost filled with chil dren, with whom were a few women. It capsized as it struck the water, and all were swept away, although two stokers gave their lives in attempt ing to save some of them. One hundred and seventeen stewards and I stewardesses of the ship's complement of 416 1 were saved. New York Continues Calm In Face of Terrible Loss of Life on the Lusitania KEW TORK. May 8.?With nomi of 1Kb bett known ritizens among the pMienf^rs on the ^..asltania whose fate has not been accounted for, and with a growing realization of the aw fulness of the catastrophe and the gravity of Its internationl significance. New York today was a sober city. Awakening this morning to find that rhs hopes of the night before that the -Lusitana'h passengers had been saved were premature, and that the loss of life might reach two-thirds of those aboard, the whole city seemed stunned. A spirit of depression was in evidence among people in all public places, and sobriety of demeanor characterized rhose who gathered on street corners and at bulletin hoards to discuss tlit* catastrophe. The publication of news of serious < oss of life brought a throng of anxious inquiries to the office of the ?Junard lifce early In the forenoon. He fore midday tne croud had swelled to nearly 200. but dwindled during the afternoon to about twenty-live. Women Give Way. The Cunard line received and posted shortly before 10 a.m. an Incomplete list of survivors, which was anxiously ?canned by friends and relatives. There were several touching scenes when women, the names of whose oved ones were among the missing, gave way to their emotions. To the list of survivors received from abroad several names were added here by friends of passengers who had re '?en fed private cablegrams from the C ontinued on Hecond Page > President Wilson Calmly Considering Law and Facts to Present to His Cabinet , President Will Act With Deliberation and Firmnets i Tlif flrut autKorltrd alltrairat from the White Houw rfKirdlnf i the dinkiiiK of the liUNltania uaa riven out last night an follow*: ??After a conference with the Prenident at the White Honae tbi* eveninK, Secretary Tumulty saidt ** 4Of rourae, the President feels the distress and the (ravlty of the altnation to the ntmuat, and in considering very earnestly, but very calmly, the right rourae of action to purnue. He knows that the people of the country i nlah and expect him to act with j deliberation a* well aaa with tirinaens.' " j _ To the cabinet, sitting in extraor dinary session. probably tomorrov:, Is to be proposed a course of action for | the United States in the grave crisis of j international relations rauned by the I traffic fate of the Lusitania with its [ lows of about l,3m> livea, more than | loo of them Americans. This proposition is being studied by | President Wilson In the quiet seolu ! sion of his study he is weighing the j aspects of law and fact and the con census of opinion of the people of ihe I United States regarding the. sinking of the British liner by & German torpedo, with the slaughter of more than a hundred American lives. The official data upon which formal action will be based had not arrived. < Continued ?o fleoond Pm?.) Less Than 700 Survive After Liner Sinks From the Torpedo Wounds | LONDON, May 9, 12:16 a.m.?Ot those who left New York a week ago on the ! I-usitania leas than 700 survived after j that vessel was torpedoed and sunk | by German submarines off Kinsale, I Ireland, Friday afternoon. A full list of the survivors, who in clude very few of the first-class pas sengers, is not yet available, but prob ably there are not many names to add to those which already have been made public. All the evidence goes to show that the first-class and many of the second-class passengers had such con fidence in the ability of the Lusltania, because of her watertight compart ments, to remain afloat after she re ceived the first, blow that they did not concern themselves about taking to the boats or even providing themselves with life preservers. When the passengers did realize that the I^usltania was doomed they found that most of the boats on the port side were so jammed, because of the great list of the vessel, that they could not be lowered, and the last seen at them by the more fortunate passengers who had secured places in the starboard boats, or who had jumped overboard and had been picked up. they were lined on the sloping decks awaiting their fate, doubtless even then believ ing that with land so close they would still be saved. Afloat Less Than 20 Minutes However, the torpedoes had torn such gaping holes in the liner that she did not remain afloat for mors than twenty minutes, and the calls for help which the wireless sent out, although answered quickly, could not brine tne rescuing steamers to the spot In time to be of any service. There is a good deal of difference of <OnntiniM4 ?a ?mm>4 > SQUASH CENTER DISCUSSES THE SYRACUSE SUIT. Not for "Peace at Any Price," But Sees Index in Mexi can Situation. BOISE. Idaho. May 8.?TTnited States Senator William E. Borah of Idaho, a member of the Senate foreign relations committee, tonight issued the follow ing signed statement: "I do not anticipate any decisive ac tion or any change of policy upon the part of the authorities at Washington based upon the sinking of the Lusita nia. Mexican Situation Worse. "That disaster and the loss of the lives of American citizens would be calculated ordinarily to arouse great feeling throughout the country. Doubt less the American people do feel deep ly upon the subject. But to my mind the sinking of the ship of a foe upon which happens to be found American citizens is by no means to be com pared with the act of hunting out, rob bing, ravishing and murdering Ajner ican citizens in a neighboring coun try. "We have lost more citizens In Mexico than we will lose on the Lusltania. As our policy with reference to Mexico seems to be well settled and accepted, there Is no possible reason why we should apply a different policy toward Germany. I don't anticipate any change of policy because of this unfortunate affair. Not for "Peace at Any Price 'r "I am expressing my view as to what j our policy will likely be rather than what it should be. I don't hesitate to say that I do not agree with the 'peace at any price* policy. "This republic should face a world In arms rather than have it said that American women may be ravished and American citizens murdered on the very doorsteps of the republic. "And yet in saying this I would not expect war as a result of such a policy. We are far more likely to keep out of i war in the long run by a bold, deter mined policy of protection to American citizens than by the policy of indif ference. The world accepts the stand ard we ourselves set up and treats us accordingly." AMERICAN LINER CROWDED. Philadelphia's Cabin and Steerage Full, Despite Sea Tragedy. NEW YORK. May 8.- The American liner Philadelphia. sailing for Liverpool today over the route traveled by the Lusltania, steamed away witlT full cabins and with berths In the Rterrage at a premium. The usual scenes of animation at the P*er were replaced, however, by an atmosphere more subdued and sober. Notwithstanding the American flag, which flies at the liner's stern, ('apt. Mills will observe every precaution for the safety of passengers when he reaches the war ion# declared by Germany In British waters. ?"What I propose to do," the veteran commander said. "Is known only to myself." 81* cancellations were recorded at the last minute. The Philadelphia had aboard 940 passengers and left behind ISO persons, according to offlcers of the line, who would have sailed had there bean sooonunodatlons. MRS. CARMAN FREE ON MURDERCHARGE Acquitted of Responsibility for ,Death of Mrs. Louise Bailey. MINEOLA, N. Y., May 8.?A verdict of acquittal was returned after a short deliberation late today by the jury try ing Mrs. Florence C. Carman on the charge of murdering Mrs. Louise Bailey at Freeport on the night of June 30 last. The Jury was agreed on the first ballot. The verdict was returned at 6:32 o'clock, one hour and twelve min utes after the Jury had retired. Mrs. Carman Goes Home. Mrs. Carman, who had been depressed and apparently extremely anxious all day, brightened as Justice Blackmar delivered his charge. She beamed with happiness when the verdict was an nounced. She shook hands with all the jurors, and left after a few minutes with her husband for their hom? in Freeport. In his charge to the Jury, Justice Blackmar said that the; state's case centered on the testimony of Cella Coleman, a negro maid in the Carman household, who testified that Mrs. Car man had darted Into the kitchen the night of the murder with a revolver in her hand, and announced, "I killed him." The Coleman woman also testi fied that Mrs. Carman had come to her room early the next morning and ex pressed repentance for having "killed that poor woman." Charge of the Court. In his charge, Justice Blackmar said: "It has been obviously shown that Celia Coleman was careless of the truth, but that is not conclusive. It is for you to decide, after considering all the circumstances, whether you believe Cella Coleman." Mrs. Carman's story on the stand was practically unchanged from the story she related in the first trial. She said she was upstairs ITT her room when the shooting occurred, and denied that she had told Celia Coleman, her negro maid, "I shot him," or afterward said she was sorry she had killed "that poor woman." LORD MAYOR INDIGNANT. London Executive Calls Sinking of Lusitania "Cowardly Outrage." IX)NDON, May 8.?The lord mayor of London, Sir Charles Johnston, referring to the Lusitania disaster today, said: "There seems to be no expression strong enough or adequate to convey the intense indignation which every one, outside of Germany, must feel at this cowardly out rage. It is impossible to crystallize into a phrase what the world thinks of this abominable and horrible crime. Let us hope that before long the perpetrators, high and low, will receive their deserts." ? ?? St. Paul Sails on Schedule Time. LIVERPCiat. May 8, 7 p.m.- The steam ship St. ?aul of the American line sailed for New York on scheduled time today. There were no cancellations of passage on account of the torpedelnjr of the Lualtania. & BRITISH DESTROYER | IS SUNK BY A MINE i Germans Fire on Boats Seek ing to Rescue the Maori's Crew. LONDON, May 8.- The British admi ralty announced tonight that the de stroyer Maori had been blown up by a mine. Its statement re-ads: "While operating off the Belgian coast, the torpedo boat destroyer Maori, Commander B. W. Barrow, royal navy, struck a mine about two miles northwest of the Weillngen lightship. Rescuers Fired Upon. "The crew took to the boats when the ship was sinking. The torpedo boat destroyer Crusader, Lieut. Com mander G. L. D. Mebbs in command, which was In company with the Maori, lowered her boats to assist in pick ing up the crew of the Maori, but the enemy opened Are from shore batteries and the Crusader, after being under fire for an hour and a half, had to leave her boats and retire. "It is reported from German sources that the crew of the Maori and the boats' crews of the Crusader?seven officers and eighty-eight man In all? were taken prisoners into Zeebrugge." German Version of Loss. An official communication by the German war office concerning the sink ing of the British destroyer Maori says: "The British destroyer Maori was sunk ofT Zeebrugge. The destroyer Crusader, which had come to its sup port, was forced to retreat and taive in the lurch lifeboats which it had launched. "The entire crew of the Maori and the boats' crews of the Crusader were saved by our own vessels and taken Into Zeebrugge. In all, there were seven officers and eighty-eight men." The Maori was 280 feet long and of 1,035 tons displacement. She was built in 1909, and her complement was 1 seventy-one men. She was armed with j two four-inch guns and two torpedo tubes. ITALY MOVES TO END WARFARE ON NEUTRALS ROME, via Paris, 4:S0 p.m.. May 8.? The sinking of the Lusltania has caused a profound impression in Italy. Anxiety is Increased by the fact that there were several Italians among the passengers. The feeling In Rome may be describ ed as one of indignation at the kill ing of neutrals, and measures to end such proceedings are being urged on all sides. WEDS MISS CLARA KILLINS. W. H. Leavitt, Former Son-in-law | of Secretary Bryan, Harries Again. SPRINGFIELD. IIL. May 8.?William Homer Leavitt, former son-in-law of W. J. Bryan. Secretary of State, and Miss Clara Klllina of Springfield were mar ried at Pekln, 111., May 6, it was an nounced here today. Mr. Leavitt, who is an artist, waa divorced by Mr. Bryan's dmgtatw Ruth. 70,000 RUSSIANS TAKEN IN WESTERN GALICIA, AUSTRIANS NOW CLAIM Number of Prisoners May Reach 100,000 as Czar's Armies Con tinue to Flee, Vienna Reports. HUNGARY FREE OF INVADERS; KROSNO AND LIBAU CAPTURED Slavs Declare Enemy's Attacks Are Weakening Owing to Enormous Losses?French and British Make Headway in West. LONDON. May 8.?Hostilities are proceeding vigorously in all arenas of war. A communication issued by the Austrian field press headquar ters says that probably 100,000 Russian prisoners have been taken in the first phase- of the western Galician battle. Seventy thousand prisoners already have been brought in. "The six-day pursuit of the Russians in western Galicia contin ues with success,.despite all difficulties," says an official Vienna state ment. The Austro-German allies yesterday gained ground, espe cially northward of Limanowa. imperiling those few roads still re maining open for the retreating Russian Dukla army and bringing the pursuers into dangerous proximity of the Lupkow pass railroad SAYS GERMAN LOSSES ARE ENORMOUS. Petrograd asserts that the losses of the Germanic allies have been so enormous that the attacks at inany points along the great eastern battle line are weakening in their intensity. Berlin asserts that the Russian port of Libau has been captured by Gen. von Hindenburg's forces, but Petrograd fails, to admit this, although stating: "German cruisers and torpedo boats appeared in the vicinity of Libau yesterday and bombarded the port. One of the enemy's tor pedo boats was sunk by one of our mines." Russian offensive movements are developing successfully to the southwest of Mitau, according to the official Russian statement of tonight. Between the Vistula and the Carpathians attacks bj the enemy have met with no success, according to Petrograd. "The Russians between the Lupkcw and Uzsok passes are in full retreat over the Galician frontier, closely pursued by the Aus tro-Hungarian troops. "Hungary has been entirely freed from Russians. Russian strag glers on the great northern slope of the Beskids hourly are sur rendering in large and small bodies." Cuts Through "Steel Ring." One of the hardest fought engage ments of the war has Just ended, and the 58th Russian division has emerged victorious, although suffering heavy losses. During the Russian retreat In the dt rectlon of Dukla. when the Germanic allies began their strenuous offensive of several days ago, the 58th was surround ed on all sides. Germans and Austrlans pressed close, but the Russians, under the leadership of Gen. Komlloft resisted stoutly, being aided greatly by the char acter of the battlefield, which allowed defensive works. Night and day the attacks of the foe were kept up with fury. As consistently and with as much vigor the Russians replied to the terrific fire of the assailants. Vienna tonight announced this engage ment was still continuing, but Petrograd declares the division, sadly depleted after Its days of fighting against tre mendous odds, has finally cut its wmy out of the ring of steel and rejoined Its parent corps, the union taking place yes terdar Hussians Claim Victory. On the upper Lromnltza sections of the enemy whloh had ascended the mountain range of Tavornik were re pulsed with heavy losses, according to Petrograd advices. Hordes of Germans, Austrlans and Russians continue their terrific strug gle In Galicia, according to Vienna, which declares that the tide of battle still rests on the side of the Germanic allies. While reporting gains Vienna admits that the Russian forces are putting up a terrible struggle'In defending their positions. Austria declares that all of the counter attacks of the erar's soldiers In east Galicia have resulted In fail ure. French Kake Advance. The first considerable advance for several days Is claimed In the French official statement of tonight, which declares that the French forces on the right bank of the Fecht river have advanced nearly two-thirds of a mile along a front nearly one mile long In the direction of Metiergal. To the west of Lens a French bat talion made a surprise attack on a German position and captured It after sharp fighting. Artillery engagements, which have been Incessant since the allied armies and the German# lined up against each other last year, show no signs of abatement The great guns keep pounding away almost day and night. This is declared to be the chief rea son for the continuation of the trench warfare end the lull In infantry en gagements. British Take a Trench. While announcing: that another trench has been retaken from the Ger mane in the vicinity of Ypres, the Brit ish war office declares that there ha? been no material change in the situa tion at this point, where the fighting has been going on with sanguinary losses ever since the Germans started their renewed drive to the coast. Fighting of fierce character now la going on between the Ypres-Poelca pelle and the Ypres-Menin roads, where the Germans attacked the British this morning. The German infantry ad vance was preceded by a heavy bom bardment. CONGRESSMEN IN HAWAII PLAN TO HURRY HOME HONOLULU, T. H, May 8.?In view of the grave situation caused by the torpedoing of the Lusitania and the possibility of an extra session of Con gress being called the congressional party touring the Hawaiian Islands discussed a plan today to securo the cruiser Maryland for a rush trip to San Francisco. AUTO RACERS HAT DIE. I ?????? Frank Oalvin and His Mechanician Seriously Hurt at Indianapolis. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., May 8.?Frank. Galvin of Berlin, Germany, automobila race driver, and his mechanician. Chap pie Dashbach, were seriously, if not fatally. Injured late today in the Aral serious accident at the speedway dur-. lng the training for the 1915 500-mila race to be held here May 29. At tha hospital, where -Galvin was taken, it was said tonight that the extent of his. Injuries had not been determined, but that they were serious. Dashbuch, u hs sustained a number of broken ribs, was cared for at the speedway hospital, and It was said his condition was critical. The machine was so badly wrecked that the cause of the accident couUli not be determined.