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speediest of German undersea boats,
overhauled Woodfield after short chase and sent out a boarding party. The Woodfield's crew attacked the submariners as they clambered upon the deck and engaged them in a knife and pistol duel. The steatoer's crew, poorly armed, were finally overcome after 8 sailors had been killed and 14 wounded. London. King George today sign ed government conscription bill. The measure becomes effective Feb. 10. London. British steamer Belle of France sunk. 19 Lascars members of her crew missing. 22 landed. Paris. German Zeppelin made an other attempt to raid Salonika last night, but was heavily bombarded by British artillerymen and driven off. Believed dirigible was hit. o o CABLES NIPPED U. S. MAY BE CUT OFF FROM EUROPE London, Feb. 3. Seven of Eu rope's cables to America have been mysteriously put out of business. For more than a month they have been lying at the bottom of the ocean, temporarily useless, while remaining ones are overburdened with great mass of communications passing daily between the two continents. Satisfactory information is unob tainable here, but it was rumored to day that a new type of German sub marine, equipped for cable cutting, may be working off Europe's wester- ,nas -Two French cables, stretching from .Jrest ior 3,000 miles to Cape Cod and Miquelon, it is rumored, have been snipped off French coast Sev eral other lines working from Ire land to Newfoundland and Nova Sco tia, over which much of business be tween London and American cities passes, are reported to have been cut o o Daily lectures on "Theosophy" from now till Feb. 13, Besant hall, 116 S. Michigan av. Week days, 8 p. m.; Suns., 3:30 and 8 p.m. IDENTITY OF RAIDER WHICH CAPTURED APPAM MYSTERY Bulletin. Washington, Feb. 3. The Appam, brought into Norfolk by German commerce raiding crew, is war prize is official view of United States, Sec'y Lansing announced today. Newport, News, Vo., Feb. 3. With British liner Appam docked at New port News today and unloading pas- Qfy sengers, mystery deepened regarding Germany's new masked marvel, sea raider which captured British ship and sank 7 others. Captains of 4 British vessels trans ferred to Appam strenuously insisted today that raider is converted fruit liner Ponga and not the Moewe. Lieut. Berge, commanding German prize crew which brought Appam " here after his weird dash across the Atlantic; Prince Von Katzfeldt, Ger man embassy counsellor ,and other Germans positively insisted raider is the Moewe. Release of Appam's passengers to day, except her crew, 12 British mili tary men and German prize crew of 22 with 20 other Germans found pris oners when Appam was captured, brought flood of details of new sea raiders' exploits. Before leaving the Appam many of the passengers, even the British, thankd Lieut. Berge and the prize crew for the courteous treatment given them during their imprisonment. SUSPECTS HELD IN SHOOTING OF POLICEMAN Two suspects in the shooting of Policeman John Aylward of the Grand Crossing police station were At captured today by Sergts. Trafton and Bowler of the detective bureau. The names of the men were given out by the police as Wm. Riley, 1139 S. Halsted, and Wm. Hartel, 1342 Mohawk. They will be taken to the Presbyterian hospital in an attempt at identification by Aylward.