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Washington. Charges that Inter
national Harvester Co. furnished
monye for arms and ammunition for
Ortez-Argimedo revolution against
Carranza government in Yucatan,
Mexico, made by Levy Mayer, Chi
cago, in Senate agriculture commit
tee's investigation into alleged bind
ing twine monopoly.
Berlin. Hungarian minister of
finance has concluded arrangements
-with group of German banks for loan
Albert Lea, Minn. In order to give
his critics something to talk about,
Rev. A. Lee Aldrich, evangelist, stood
on his head during revival services.
Minneapolis, Minn. Declaring first
threatened shower of year awakened
his conscience, J. M. Parks, Balti
more, turned over to the police sev
eral rain coats he claimed he stole
from temple court last falL
Baltimore. "I'm going to New
York to get money. I may find a nice
man, marry him and let him help me
enjoy it," said Jennie Ruehler when
told wealthy uncle had died, leaving
New York. Police bomb expert
Owney Egan wrestled with "bomb"
to extinguish fuse and when it still
sputtered tossed it into pail of water.
Half an hour later bomb proved to be
empty gas pipe.
Wooster, O. Saying it was little
business proposition and he lost, J. B.
McCormick, movie theater owner,
confessed he dynamited rival house
with $8,000 damage. Sentenced to 5
years in pen.
WHAT A DIFFERENCE A FEW
A cartoon in Punch showed Bri
tannia pleading for more adequate
defense against the war lord lurking
in the background. The picture was
printed March 25, 1865, and the War
Lord was Uncle Sam, fresh from his
victory over the confederacy and
"lusting for world conquest,"
ENGLAND PREPARES FOR NEW
London. Extraordinary precau
tions to guard against submarine at
tacks were taken today by command
ers of all British ships within the war
Today is first anniversary of in
auguration by Germans of Von Tir
pitz policy of torpedoing merchant
steamers. For several days rumors
have been reaching Dutch cities that
Teuton U-boat commanders would
make supreme effort to observe an
niversary by sending several vessels
To date Germany's submarine
campaign has resulted in about 600
vessels of total tonnage of 1,400,000
being sunk by submarines, 2,000 non
combatants, including 118 Ameri
cans, killed and 18 to 40 German sub
marines sunk by allied warships or
trapped in nets.
Paris. Recent violent activity
along western front has now almos. t
Berlin. British suffered very heavy
losses in unsuccessful attempt to re
conquer 700 yards of trench position'
taken by Germans south of Ypres.
South of Somme, similar counter
attacks by French broke down under
heavy German fire. All positions i?
captured by Germans in recent fight-'?
ing near Frise have been maintained.,
London. Russian forces forming,
right wing of grand duke's CaucasusS
army are within 50 miles of import
ant Turkish Black sea port of Trebi"!
sond. Ancient city of Baiburt on the
road from Erzerum to Trebisond has
been captured. Slavs are pushing on
toward Pontine mountains, barring
their march on Trebisond. 55
Russian authorities already haveg
taken steps to ameloriate conditions
of Armenians. Tribunal will be esj
tablished in Erzerum as soon as pos-J
sible and investigations of Turkish
atrocities against Armenians will be
begun at once. Wholesale executions
of Turkish civil officers responsible
for outrages are predicted