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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, June 06, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 4

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Indicate circumstances" under which
Hampshire was sunk.
Horatio Herbert Kitchener was
jEnglands foremost soldier, taking
that distinction when Lord Roberts
died. He was born at Crotter House,
Bally Longford, County Kerry, June
24, 1850. He was educated -at., the"
Royal Military academy in Wool
wich. He entered the Royal Engi
neers in 1871. His progress there
after was Palestine survey, 1874-78;
Cypress survey, 1878-82; command
ed Egyptian cavalry, 1882-84; Nile
expedition, 1884-85; governor of
Siskim, 1886-88; Dongola expedi
tionary force, 1896; promoted to
major general, K C. B. ; commanded
Khartoum expedition, 1898; was
given thanks of parliament and
raised to peerage with a grant of
30,000; chief of staff of forces of
South Africa, 1899-1900; commander-in-chief
of forces of South
Africa, 1899-1900; commander-in-
chief, 900-1902; promoted lieuten
ant general and general ; received
viscountry witha grant of 50,000
and thanks of parliament; commander-in-chief
of India, 1902-9; mem
ber of committee of imperial de
fense, 1910; at the beginning of the
present war Kitchener was made
minister of war. He held the position
at the time of his der.th.
Lord Kitchener was one of the
great, personalities of the war and
the affection of the British people for
him was unique. His title of Kitch
ener of Khartoum was abbreviated
to "K. of K," while to the man on
the street he was known as "good
old Kitchener." Popular trust in him
was based on the fact that he per
sonified to the British people -all the
tenacity and bulldog- stubborness of
the race.
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Philadelphia. $250,000 plant of
Stanley Aniline Co. will open next
month to' fill $2,000,000v orders for
dyes. First important dye and chem
ical concern organized since war to
take over Germany's dye business.
London June 6. Yuan Shi Ki
died yesterday, a Reuter dispatch
from Shanghai states.
Washington, June 6. The state
dep't today received van official report
that Yuan Shi Ki is dead. The cable
which contained the notification was
sent in code by the American minis
ter at Pekin.
"Gan Shi KJ, president of the Chi
nese republic, was reported serious
ly ill several days ago. - When he an
nounced last fall that he would as
cend the throne as emperor of China
a revolt broke out His coronation,
then set for early spring, was post
poned indefinitely because' of the na
tion's turmoil.
Yrian was born in 1859.
San Francisco, June 6. Japanese
newspapers recently received from
China contain unofficial rumors 'that
the illness of Yuan NShi Ki was
caused by poisoning. It was reported
that the. revolutionists had many as
sassins in Pekin and that one might'
have gained access to the palace.
Observers of Chinese affairs here
were of the opinion that his death
would result in new uprisings in
Southern China.
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Determined on a program of
Roosevelt- or nothing, the radical
Bull Moose today jumped, squarely
into the limelight with a challenge
to conservative Progressives to do
their worst. ' -
, They have decided on this pro
gram: Nominate Roosevelt Friday, the
third day of the convention.
Run a third party ticket if Repub
licans refuse io accept the colonel.
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Washington. John J. Kilgallen,
19-year-old Brooklyn boy, held in
connection withJSinn Fein revolt, in
terned under defense of realm act
in London.

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