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Be Expected by British on Land and Sea. ACTION IS DEMANDED OF THE NEW CABINET former Admiralty Head Declares Enemy's Measure Has Been Taken. Avows Seas Are Clear. DUNDEE. Scotland. June 0.?Winston I Spencer Churchill, formerly first lord j of the admiralty, who is chancellor of j the Duchy of .Lancaster in the coalition ? abinet, arrived today at Dundee, which he represents in the house of commons. He was received enthusiastically at a meeting of his constituents. He told them he did not come to make ex planations or indulge in reproaches or recriminations, for the only thing he cared about was the waging of a suc cessful war on the enemies of Great Britain. "For four years I have borne heavy responsibilities, being. according: to the time-honored language of my pat ent. responsible to the crown and parliament for all business of the ad miralty," Mr. Churchill said. Bore Responsibility. "When I say responsible, I was re sponsible in the sense that 1 would have to bear the blame for everything that occurred. These years comprise the most important period of our naval history, a period of preparation for war, a period of vigilance and mobiliza tion. "T have done my best. The archives j at the admiralty will show the part I played in all the great transactions that have taken place. To them I look j for my defense. "I look also to the general naval j situation The terrible dangers at the I beginning of the war are over. The seas have been swept clear. Submarine Menace Fixed. "The submarine menace has been : fixed within certain limits. The per- j sonal ascendancy of our men and the , superior quality of our ships on the j high seas have been established be- i yond doubt or question. "Our strength has been greatly in creased, actually and relatively, from! what it was at the beginning of the war, and is growing every days by leaps and bounds, in all classes of vessels needed for special purposes of war. | By the end of the year the British navy will have received reinforcements which would be incredible if they were not actual facts. fek. Foe's Measure Taken. "Everything is in perfect order. Nearly everything has been foreseen. We have taken the measure of our foe and have only to go forward with con fidence." Mr. Churchill added there were two statements he wished to make about the operations at the Dardanelles. Heavy losses must be expected on land and sea. The fleet employed there was composed of a surplus of warships after all other needs had been pro vided for. . "Those who suppose Karl Kitchener embarked on those operations without thoroughly and carefully considering every requirement in relation to the army in France and Flanders are not only mistaken, but are presumptuous." he continued. "In looking at our losses fairly and squarely we must not forget the prize for which we are contending. In Few Miles of Victory. "The forces are withfn a few miles of a victory such as this war has not wn; a victory which, when it comes, will make amends for all." Mr. Churchill said he did not think the newspapers should attack re sponsible leaders of the nation at home ??r in the field, or publish ar.vthing calculated t<? make bad blood. If there were any criticism it should be in par liament. That was a matter of self preservation. "What does the ration expect of the new cabinet?" he asked '1 will answer that in on? word- - action. That is the demand : that is the r:eed ; action, not hesitation, rot discussion or agitation The duty li'-s upon the government to de'lare what should be done, to propose it to parliament and stand or fall bv the result." Wide Spirit of Sacrifice. Declaring that if it is not possible to win the war without taking men by compulsion, he would support such a measure. Mr. Churchill said: *i do not believe it will be found necessaiiv, and I am sure it is not neces sary r.^-* On the contrary, the only place? which will never lack volunteers are the bloody trenches jn France and Flanders No nation has ever at any tin.*; im li:stor\ found such a spirit of sacrifice; it is widespread, almost uni versal, in the rna?<?*-? cf the people" T?:?; question i ; service for home de fense. to keep the fighting men abroad proper!;, mainta; i.ed, seemed to him lo star 0 oil a diff* j ??: t footing. "We are confrrnted w:rh a foe which would without tb<- slightest scruple ex tirpate every man, woman and child by any method open to him, with as little i?crupie f?s n garden* r would have in smoking out * isps rest," said Mr. ? hurchil! "The whole nation must be organised a''J mobilized to secure a vic tory which. w, i bring lasting peace." ENSIGNS NOW BENEDICTS. Two Weddings at Annapolis Fol lowing Academy Graduation. : :i1 I > -; a * :?? The S-a ANNAI'Ol.IS,' Ml. June f. 'J he wed ding of Krisign Kdward V M Isaacs, V F N . who received his commission yes terda\ at th< Naval Academy, and Miss Agn?-.- Klmee Cabell, daughter of Lieut Col iJt II C Cabell. JOth Cavalry, U. H A. Fort Jf. Ariz, took place at ? o'clock this morning Jn St Mary's Roman ? athChurch. the rector. Father Jam*?* KaJlor. *' h" S. K . cele brating the nuptial mass The bride wac attended by Miss Mae ?Juthrn: < * \\ as! 11.gror., and the groom s best man wa-- l>;-;gn Forrest Li beiiow, I*. S. A., a classmate. Ensign Joseph Howard Chadwick. I S. N . a gmduate or yesterday, and Miss France* Ldna Cochran, daughter of Mrs Josephine I- <'<-> hran of Dallas, Tex., were married hei? this afternoon at the h?ime of Mi and Mrs J i? Strahorn. The ?eiemon> was jwrl'ormed by the Kev Dr. Walter C McN'eal ol the First M. E. Church. MARY W. PLUMMER NAMED. Nominated as President of American Library Association. RAN FRANCISCO, June 6 ?For tlie second time in thirty-seven years the American Library Association today announced the nomination of a woman tor Its president. Mary W. Plummer of New York heads the regular ticket on which bal loting began. Walters!.,. Brown, Buffalo, N Y., was nominate for vice president. KEEP SECRET DATE GERMAN NOTE GOES Administration Officials Also Silent on Reason for Delay in Forwarding. BRITISH EMBASSY AGAIN SAYS NO LUSITANIA GUNS Stahle's Affidavit Fails to Find Cor roboration?Diplomats Wonder When Rejoinder Ready. just when President Wilson's re joinder to Germany, insisting upon ad herence to the rules of international warfare, which has been approved by the cabinet, will be sent is still an of ficial secret. . The treneral understanding is will have passed through the proper letral and official channels for tran. - niission tomorrow night. Seeming 1"~" crastination in sending it is taken 1 some quarters as confirmation ^ the forecast that Myer Gerhardt, thei per sonal emissary of the German ambas sador to Berlin, will be allowed to reach the seat of German government before a reply could be prepared Sir Cecil Spring-Rice. the British am bassador here, has transmitted a^ note from the British governnient so emnly assuring the United S ates that ? e 1-u j-itania was not armed. This. a?suran ,-onforms with the investigation conduct ed by American officials before tte slW was given clearance from the port of New York by Collector Dudley Held Malone. Stahle's Affidavit Not Proven. Affidavits claiming that Gustav Stable saw guns mounted on the -us an. are still under investigation by theD partment of Justice, but officials de clared no evidence had been adduced to prove the statements made in the af Department yesterday as had been "Thf reason for the ^ ' Vevealed. Fresident Wilson "played golf during the morning and wen. motoring after luncheon w ith .^^hHe House afte^ KSSKKf dHv: ert llansfng went?nto the bas* ball game. Status of Note. Officials declined to say when the note?-?uld be cabled or what its stat us was. The fact that the Fr*sid?"' had practically finished it led W 'h belief that Secretary Bryan wou d study it over Sunday and that it wou be riven to Counselor Lansing and other officials of the State department tomorrow for revision ?'be.' If the communication is not sc" ,, hours is a'^VeUgTs* ^"^nd? transmission of messages in when the document would finally be dispatched. Berlin Fears Rupture With Three Neutrals LONDON, June 5.?A dispatch to the Exchange Telegraph Company from Amsterdam says: ? "The German newspapers, while ao mitting that the fall of Prwmysl Is a satisfactory achievement, warn the public against attaching exaggerated importance to it. declaring that this event is over shadowed in importance by the. threa?" ening situation created by the atti tude of the United States. Rumania and E"p^ivate messages from Berlin are pessimistic and a rupture with the three countries is feared at an early date." . The Morning Tost naval correspond ent in an article today discusses the situa'tion existing between the LMted States and Germany as a result Germany's submarine warfare. ??The action of the Germans in sinK ine merchant vessels without ha\ing K sen. a boarding on.cer on them." says the correspondent, is un doubtedly contrary to the law of na tions The issue between Amer^a a"d Germanv. therefore, is reduced to the simple question whether neutral na tions will permit such a-tions a. C.er manv's to pass without appealing th'1n"Hsr?Tpnect0theWUn,ted States has in its keeping the present and future rights of all neutrals, for America is bv far the roosi powerful among the neutral nations, almost all of wh ch are suffering under the same wanton wrongs The action of America in the present situation must inevitabl> es tablish a far-reaching precedent WILMINGTON G. 0. P. WINS. Republicans Elect Mayor and Eight of Twelve Councilmen. WILMINGTON, Del., June S?The bl enniaci city election in Wilmington to day was carried by the republicans. James V. Price, republican, was elect ed mayor over J. H Spruance, demo crat, by a vote of 8,000 to 6,200. The republicans elected their candidate for president of councils and also elected *iKht of the twelve members of cit> councils, a gain of one. FIVE BURNED IN "OLD MILL." One of Children Died From Injuries at Amusement Device. CHESTER. W. Ya , June 5.?Trapped in an amusement device known as the "Old Mill" at Rock Springs Park, near here, tonight, live children were burned, one fatally, before they were rescued. Seventeen children, members of picnic crowds from schools of surrounding towns, were in three boats within the building when the fire broke out. They \*ere brought out with difficulty. Al bert Reiner, twelve years old, of Ches ter, died later in a hospital. CONVENTION COST, $250,000. Locomotive Engineers, in Session Since May 12, Adjourn CLEVELAND, Ohio. June E.?The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers finished its first triennial convention late this afternoon, after being in ses sion continuously since May 12. It is estimated that the convention cost about $250,000 for salaries of delegates and other estimates. ? It was decided to cut the number of delegates in half so that there will be a little more than 400 of them when the next convention is held in Cleve land in 1918. The board of directors of the insur ance branch today chose J. H. Welsh, Atlanta, chairman. LAST REFUGEES LEAVING THE "DEAD CITY," YPRES. WRITING OF THE FORMERLY PROSPEROUS ASD BGAUTIFTJL, BUT NOW ITTERLY RII*ED CITY OF YPRES. G. VALENTINE WILLIAMS, THE WAR CORRESPONDENT, SAYS. "THE SILENCE WAS OPPRESSIVE. I'NMANNINC. IT WAS BROKEN FROM TIME TO TIME ONLY BY THE SHARP REPORT OF OCR (ALLIES) GUNS SHELLING THE GERMANS. NO ONE CAN REMAIN IN YPRES. THE TOWN IS IN ARMY PARLANCE ??IN HEALTHY.** THE PHOTOGRAPH, TAKEN HIRING THE EXODUS OF THE LAST FEW REMAINING INHABITANTS, VIVIDLY ILLUSTRATES THE PLIGHT OF THIS ONCE FAIR, NOW FATED, CITY. TWENTY VESSELS SUNK BY GERMANS Submarines Reap Heavy Toll in Waters About Great Britain. ALL SENT TO BOTTOM SINCE LAST WEDNESDAY Fishing Craft, Supposed to Be Im mune Under Hague Treaty, Chief Victims. LONDON", June 5.?Although Winston Spencer Churchill, the former first lord of the admiralty, yesterday announced that the submarine menace has been fixed within certain limits, the Ger mans have been very successful in this warfare in the last few days, par ticularly against fishing craft, al though such craft, under The Hague treaty, are supposed to be immune from attack. Since Wednesday the Germans have sunk six steamers, three of which were British, one French, one Danish and one Swedish, twelve British trawlers arid two sailing vessels. Several Vessels Sunk. The steam fishing vessels Kathleen of Peterhead and Evening Star and Cortes of Aberdeen were sent to the bottom yesterday by German subma rines. The crews were landed at Kirk wall, Orkney Islands, today. The steamer Sunnet Head was tor pedoed yesterday. The crew was or dered into the boats and landed at Berwick. The trawler Kbenezer was sunk 1n the North sea >esterday bv shell fire from a German submarine, after the crew had taken to the boats. The crew were landed safely at Lerwick today. French Vessel Torpedoed. PARIS, June 5.?A Havas dispatch from Brest says that the crew of the French steamship Penfleld has ar rived there, the steamer having been torpedoed by a German submarine Thursday. Of the attack the captain says: "When fifty miles off Oussant about noon the forward watch reported a submarine. Three other steamships were near by. but the submarine made directly for the Penfeld, which was the smallest, arid fired five shells, which fell astern or went overhead. We signaled three times 'We are stop ping.' "Finally the submarine ceased firing and allowed the crew time to take to the boats. These were some distance from the Penfeld when the torpedo was fired, which sank the steamer in three minutes." After thirty hours* exposure the crew was landed last night. MISSOURI JUSTICE SWIFT. Man Bobs Girl and Is Sentenced to Twenty Years Within Hour. KANSAS CITY. Mo., June 6.?An hour after lie had held up Miss Martha 7.if, eighteen years old. assistant cash ier of the People's State Bank at Dod son, a suburb of this city, today, and forced her to (five film J304 of the bank s money, a man giving his name as l.utlier Afton. nineteen years old, of Merrick, Okla . was sentenced to twen ty years in the penitentiary. He was captured by citizens. W. H. Baker Weds Mrs. J. L. Conrad i*l iMspat^h t<> Tbe Srar. W INCH EST KR, Va., June 6.?Wil liam H. Baker, the wealthy Winchester chocolate and cocoa manufacturer, and Mrs. Janie Love Conrad, formerly of Winchester but for several years of Bal timore. were married here today by Rev. Dr. J. H. Lacy, pastor of the Pres byterian church. Mr. Baker is president of the Shenandoah Valley National Bank and is at the head of other financial and industrial enterprises. The bride's father, the late Col. Love, was one of the largest land owners in North Caro lina. John C. Bice, Comedian, Dead. PHILADELPHIA, June 6?John C. Rice, a widely known comedian, died suddenly at a hotel here today. He was fifty-seven years old. Rice had come to this city from New York sev eral days ago to fill a professional en gagement. Death was due to uremia. BATTLE-SCARRED VON HINDENBURG LONGS FOR WALKS AMONG TREES HANOVER, via London, June 6, 2:24 a.m.?Field Marshal von Hindenburg, writing: to a friend in Hanover, where the field marshal resided before the war, expressed a longing to walk among the trees of the city, adding: "But the treacherous intervention of Italy has postponed the time for such recreation. The hours of the cam paign will thereby be prolonged, but nothing can now change the final re sult. I am firmly convinced of this." KING CONSTANTINE UNDER KNIFE; PART OF HIS RIB IS REMOVED LONDON, June 5.?An Athens dis patch to the Exchange Telegraph Com pany says that Prof. Elselberg of Vienna today performed an operation on King Constantine, removing part of the tenth rib. The king felt some relief after the operation. The treatment is likely to cover a long period of time. The operation performed on King ! Constantine Indicates that the king probably is suffering from pleurisy with purulent effusion, which Is known as empyema, the treatment for which consists of the removal of one or more ribs and drainage. One of the early bulletins on the king's condition, is sued by the attending physicians May 15, mentioned the presence of pus in the pleural cavity, which accounts for the occasional relapse which King Constantine hae undergone. A fav orable sign, however, is the compara tively low temperature and respira tion noted in the latest reports. War Officially Reported. AUSTRIAN STATEMENT. VIENNA, Jose 5: Russian war theater: East of Przemysl, near Medkya. the Russians have been unable to resist a further advance of the Teutonic allies toward Moszlska. . I In the district of the Lower San the enemy's attacks were repulsed. From the west Austro-German troops ap proached the district near Kalusz and Zurawana. On the Pruth fighting Is proceeding. The enemy obstinately attacked here at several points, but was driven back to the river. Italian war theater: In the Tyrolean and Carinthlan fron tier dis'trict nothing of importance occurred yesterday. An enemy bat talion which appeared in the district of the Stifls ridge was driven away. In the district of the Estch valley at Folgaria. on the I^avaronne plateau and at several points on the Carinthian frontier artillery com bats are proceeding. In the coastal district north of Tol mino four Italian battalions made attacks, but were repulsed with sanguinary losses. We captured three officers and fifty men. FRENCH STATEMENT. PARIS, June ftt In the sector to the north of Arras we have realized important progress. With Neuville we are holding at present more than half the northern section and all the eastern part that is to say, more than two-thirds of the village. We have likewise gained 430 meters in the northern part of the "Laby rinth," and made slight progress in the center of that work, where the struggle continues without cessa tion. On the whole of the front of that sec tor the artillery engagement, notably at Ix>rette, at Neuville and at the "Labyrinth," has been one of ex treme violence. The German gun which last evening fired on Verdun was located this morning and came under our fire. We have been able to ascertain the effect of our fire, which damaged the concrete base and blew up an ammunition depot. RUSSIAN STATEMENT. PETROGRAD, June 5s No important change has occurred on both banks of the Niemen river or on the front along the Narew river and the left bank of the Vistula. Our offensive on the lower San has developed successfully. On June 3 and 4 the 14th Austrian Army Corps, which suffered defeat on preceding days on the front of Warchol, Podvolina and Stritza, fell back on fortified positions between the rivers Leng and San on the front of the villages Stany, Jata and the stations Making Profits Selling the most goods at the least cost is the problem in every merchant's mind. A well sustained advertising campaign will produce the result. In no other city can an advertiser reach as great a proportion (<>-ioths) of the reading population through one edition of a newspaper as can the local merchant through The Star. Economy This makes pqssible selling the most goods at the least cost. WEEKLY CIRCULATION STATEMENT 1915 Saturday, May 29 70,781 Sunday. May 30....53,764 Monday, May 31 62,122 Tuesday, June 1 72,014 Wednesday, June 2 69,371 Thursday, June 3 12,214 Friday, June 4 72iJl8 AFFIDAVIT. I solemnly swear that the above statement represents only the number of copies of THE EVENING AND SUNDAY STAR circulated during; the seven days ended June 4, 1613?that Is. the number of copies actually sold, delivered, furnished or mailed, for valuable consideration, to bona fide purchasers or subscribers?and that the copies so counted are not returnable to or do not remain in the office unsold, except In the case of Sunday papers sent to out-of town agents, from whom a few return* of unsold papers have not yet been received. FLEMING NEWBOLD. ? Business Manager. The Evening Star Newspaper Company. District of Columbia, ss.: Subscribed and sworn to before me this fifth day of June, A.D. 1915. E. E. RAMET, (Seal.) Notary Public. of Lentownfa and Zarzina. Fighting for possession of this position con tinues. We took more than 1,000 prisoners in this region June 4. To help the Austrians, who were hard pressed by us, a strong force of Ger man reserves concentrated on the left bank of the River Leng and de livered three furious attacks on the night of June 3-4 on the front be tween Krowica and Burdzi. These attacks were repulsed. On the right bank of the River San, between the Rivers Lubaczowka and Sklo, our infantry on June 4 cap tured several German trenches in the region of the village of Kor zenica. The enemy succeeded June 3 in cap turing the village of Starzawa, which is situated on the left bank of the Wysznia. Our counter attack dis lodged him from this village, but he holds the ground in the neighboring heights. The enemy on the night of June 3-4 attacked our positions between the village of Krukenica and the River Strwiaz, but was repulsed with great losses. The enemy on June 3 con tinued his attacks on our bridge heads on the Dniester river, between Tysmenica and Stry and the Niko laieff railway. We repulsed, during the course of the day, four desperate assaults on our positions near L'garbberg, we using the bayonet and handgrenades. About noon the following day on the whole of the above line the defeated enemy be gan to make a new front beyond the range of our artillery fire. Our j troops, taking the offensive, at tacked the enemy near Krynica. The fighting continues. GERMAN STATEMENT. BERLIN, June p. via London: In the western theater of the war: There has been further fighting for possession of the remainder of the sugar refinery at Souchez. For the time being it is again in possession of the French. The enemy's attacks at Neuville have been repulsed. The airship station at Lommartemont, near Nancy, was bombarded yester day. ? , In the eastern theater of the war: In connection with the Russian at tacks repulsed yesterday at Rawd jan.v and the Sawdyniki, our troops have made further advances and have driven off their opponents, who held the bridge head at Sawdyniki. Thev made 1.070 prisoners. Further north cavalry engagements took place yesterday in the region of Fokeljanij with good results for *us. In the southeastern theater of the war: To the east of Jaroslaw the situation remains unchanged. South of Prze mysl our troops, under Gen. Mar witz, together with Austro-Hun Karian troops, are advancing in the direction of Moaziska. The army under Gen. von Linsingen has driven the enemy back in the direction of Kalusz and Zurawno on the Dniester. BELGIAN STATEMENT. *. HAVRE, Jane 5* On June 4 the enemy's artillery showed slight activity and bombarded the outskirts of Ramscapelle and the territory south of Dixmude, stretch ing to the west as far a* "the Fer ryman's house'' (the scene of con siderable fighting during the cam paign). WARNS U.S. TO BE READY FOR WAR EVENTUALITIES Rear Admiral Benson Tells Philadel phia Business Men That Nation Must Be Prepared. PHILADELPHIA, Pa., June 5.?A warning: to the United States to be pre pared to meet military eventualities at the conclusion of the war now con vulsing Europe was sounded by Rear Admiral William S. Benson, chief of naval operation of the United States Navy, at a dinner given him tonight Dy a group of Philadelphia citizens. The admiral expressed the belief that the nation would be prepared to meet any crisis that might arise, but he in sisted that the surest way to prevent trouble was to be adequately bul warked against it. He said: "When the war in Europe is ended there will be tremendous indemnities to be paid. Our national wealth will remain undiminished. Already the eyes of avarice have been turned upon us. What the result will be God alone knows. But we know that if we are nroperly prepared there is no nation on earth that dare attack us. The Best Safeguard. ??I do not believe we will have trou ble; at the same time the best safe guard la preparedness. Everything In this direction that, should be done, sure, will be done." The dinner was given the rear ad mlral as a testimonial for his serv ires a? commandant at the Phlladel nhla navy yard before he was appoint sd chief of operations. ,?i SAYS U.S. PASSPORTS Fi German Spy, Captured in Lon don, Confesses, Then At tempts Suicide. ROBERT ROSENTHAL TELLS OF VON PREIGER'S ACTS Says Chief of Teutonic Secret Serv ice Has Dies to Reproduce United States Seal. ial Cablegram to The Star. LONDON. June f>.?Capt. von Prelger of the German admiralty office, who is head of the German spy system at Ber lin, has a perfect equipment for manu facturing: fraudulent American pass ports, according to a startling confes sion made by Robert Rosenthal, now under arrest on a charge of espionage. Rosenthal's confession was made to the military authorities in lxmdon. It Is the first definite confirmation of a suspicion long held here that fraudu lent American passports had actually been issued by some one acting under authority of the German government. The confession leaves no room for j doubt regarding the accuracy of the information. His explanation is thor | oughly definite and detailed in all facts. I The Information thus placed in the hands of the military authorities has been communicated to the American embassy and already has been trans mitted to Washington. There is little doubt but that Lody had a stolen passport obtained from j Capt. Von Preiger's agency. Rosen thal himself was equipped with an emergency passport issued in Berlin I at the beginning of the war. He pre | tended with great assurance when ar j rested that he was an American citizen traveling in Europe, even mentioning I as evidence In support of this asser tion his activities in Berlin in assist ing the American relief committees in their relief of Americans caught in Germany. His story seemed to be further supported by a decided Ameri can personality, his familiarity with American cities and his assertion that he was a traveling agent for a patent gas mantle concern. He explained his presence In Berlin, at The Jfague, in Copenhagen and other continental | cities satisfactorily. Letter Betrayed Spy. But fortunately for the English mili tary authorities they had Intercepted a [letter sent by Rosenthal from Copen hagen to Capt. Von Prelger under a | name which the authorities knew Von Prelger had been using for years. The letter was apparently an innocent busi ness communication, saying that the writer was proceeding to London to promote the sale of the gas mantles and hoping that business would be good. He expected to appoint English agents to sell the mantles. After the letter had been produced, with other details which the Sun's cor respondent is not at liberty to tell, Rosenthal dramatically rose to his feet, clicked his heels, gave a military salute and said that the game was up. "I confess," said he, "that I am a Ger man sent here to spy by Capt von I Prelger." Hakes Complete Confession. He then made a complete confession. He said that he had been in England on a previous occasion for the purpose of spying, and that he had used the same passport. Then came the most important part of his confession, so far at least as the United States is concerned. "I was doubtful," said Rosenthal, "about coming to England again, but Capt. von Preiger said, 'If you have any fear about traveling on a passport under your own name, I can give you another' passport.' He then opened a safe in his office and took out a bundle of American passport blanks, printed in the proper form on the correct parchment He showed n\e forged dies with which the seal of the United States could'be re produced. " 'I can fit you out/ said he. with a passport in any nkme you wish?a pass port that will pass inspection.' " Rosenthal explained that he ultimate ly decided to take a chance on the I passport he had already obtained and which he had used in England some time before. He said that he was on British soil with this passport when Anton Kuepferle, a German spy, wh'o recently committed suicide during his trial here, was arrested. Rosenthal was on the point of leaving England when j he was caught. Attempted Suicide. After the confession he broke down and later made a desperate attempt to commit suicide by strangling him self with the bed clothes. He was dis covered !n time, however, and pre vented. He will be tried by a military court martial, as will other spies in the fu ture. The Sun's correspondent has every authority for stating that Rosenthal's confession, particularly the part bear ing on Capt. Von Preiger's daring use of fraudulent American passports, has been entirely corroborated by uncon trovertible evidence. This evidence, however, cannot be made public at this time. COL. ROOSEVELT ON OUTING. He and Mrs. Roosevelt to Cruise With Yachting Party. NEW YORK. June 5.?Theodore Roosevelt, accompanied by Mrs. Roose velt, left here late today for New Or leans. The colonel was said to have nearly recovered from injuries which he sustained recently while horseback riding at Oyster Bay. At New Orleans the colonel and Mrs. Roosevelt will meet John Parker, an old friend of the former President. As Mr. Parker's guests they will go to Pass Christian, where they will board Mr. Parker's yacht. For several days they will cruise about the islands which have been set aside as bird refuges. CoL Roosevelt expects to arrive in New Orleans Monday and to return to New Tork by June 14. SEARCH FOR GUNMEN. Thirty in Chicago Court Audience Examined for Weapons. CHICAGO, June 5.?Thirty persons were searched for armyi by bailiffs today and then ordered away from the criminal court building, when they sought admission to the police Kraft trial of former Police Capt. Storen and Detective Sergts. Weissbaum and Roth. This action wtis taken as a result of reported threats against witnesses. It was said, but attorneys for the defend ants accused the state's attorney's of fice of "framing up" the threats. iB&dore Wesler. confessed burglar and former convict, one of the state's principal witnesse^was on the stand again and revealed rurther details of the alleged operations of the so-called burglary tryst. In which the defendants were alleged to have been implicated. Latin Americans Charmed by the Cordial-Greetings Ex- . tended Them. GREAT INTEREST SHOWN IN MISSISSIPPI VALLEY Delegates to Recent Financial Con ference Eager to Talk Busi ness in St. Louis. From x Staff <"Yi--r*<porxlpnt. ST. I.oris. Mo., June 5?The, Latin American delegates from, the ran American financial conference ha^e shown very great interest in the ritv of St. Louis ami the general Missis sippi valley business situations. on? reason being that St. Louis sent a trade commission through South America a year or so ago. Many of the financiers of this sec tion feel that the delegates are old friends. It was a St. Louis group which negotiated a series of hanking operations with the Ecuador group In ^ ashington whereby the cocoa crop of Ecuador will he financed in advance of actual delivery. St. Louis and New Orleans getting the greatest benefit from it in ihis country. Having come this far across the con tinent, the ideas of many of the dele gates have experienced changes in re gard to the United States. The great hospitality that has been accorded to them in each city has completely won them over to the Yankees and sev eral of the delegates have frankly confessed their surprise at the splen did manner in which they have been met. As time passes, the delegates find themselves growing more inti mate with the United States' tvpe of banker and merchant, and in Pittsburgh at least, one or two big business deals were started. An Active Brazilian. One of the most active South Ameri cans on the trip is Admiral Cordeiro da Graca, retired, of the Brazil navy. While he was not a delegate to the Pan-American financial conference, he has several government commissions from his native land and is looked upon as a part of the pan-American party. He made a great hit with the business men of Pittsbu-gh, especially with the steel men, and it is under stood that preliminary negotiations on big steel contracts, hitherto let by Bra zil to England/ were started through the admiral. On leaving Pittsburgh ha left with a group of the most promi nent steel men in that vicinity letters of introduction to all sorts of institu tions, business, social and financial. In Rio de Janeiro and other Brazilian centers. This is the sort of thing that the pan-American conference was called for and It was business of this kind that Secetary McAdoo had in mind when he spoke of "continental solidar ity." Talk Business With Bankers. St. Louis is after the jobbing trad# of South and Central America, as well as after a chance to extend large amounts of credit through the Central American republics. A trip to the big banks of the city today gave the dele gates a chance to talk business with the bankers. The prophecy that St. Louis would show off its .breweries to the delegates fell flat. The nearest thing to a brewery In tne city s ele gant hospitality was an afternoon spent on a prominent brewer's coun try- place, once the farm of Gen. U. 8. Grant. Instead of talking about the number ot gallons 01 beer the city could produce the bankers showed their vaults and their piles of gold. ! and interested the delegates by telling i them that St. Louis is the place to ! come to get the crops financed. This was much more to the point. Latin Americans don't like beer anyhow. City Gives Great Greeting. St. Louis met the specfal train with a tremendous squadron of police, a battalion of the St. Louis National Guard, together with Gov. Major of . Missouri, with his staff in full gold i lace and heaviest dress uniforms; also a brass band. Finely equipped special street cars, a la Pullman, carried the party through the streets, while people in shops and factories cheered as if it were an inaugural parade. The delegates are still talking about the Mississippi river, which they crossed early this morning. It was thirty feet above normal and as yellow as mud. The father of waters seemed to have a grouch. To Join Pan-American Delegates. Secretary McAdoo is to join the dele gates to the pan-American financial con ference in Chicago tomorrow and speak at a banquet to them tomorrow night. E. G. OR DEATH OF D. C. F (Continued from First Page.) times. This conference will discuss the best methods of bringing this pressure to bear." The congressional committee of the National American Woman Suffrage As sociation h?-9 recently competed an or ganization with the various state socie? ties whereby it will be possible to bring pressure to bear upon congressmen in their own home districts. Mrs. George A. Mosshart, chairman of the Washington Woman Suffrage Coun cil. which is the local auxiliary of the national congressional committee, said today in reference to this matter: "Much confusion was occasioned in the suffrage campaign in the western states by the fact that the Congres sional Union sent into the congression al districts non-resident workers who were unacquainted with the local sit uation and hostile to all democratic candidates, though certain democratic candidates were at that time and al ways had been among the stanchest friends of suffrage in Congress. The national association has now com pleted an organization under which every state has its own congressional chairman and every congressional dis trict has a woman' in charge, who is kept constantly- supplied with informa tion from the Washington office." CALAIS IS BOMBARDED BY TAUBE AEROPLANE PARIS. June 5?A dispatch to the Havas Agency from Calais states that today about noon a Taube aeroplane flew over the city and dropped several bombs. One person was killed. The property damage was small.