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Hie Itoftmafrm Want&
Fair tonight and Sunday.
Full Report Pago Two.
NUMBER 8521.
Ten Warrants Sworn Out by
Taggart Against Establish
ments Alleged to Be in Resi
dential Sections.
Stoneleigh Court and the Cairo
Among Palces Whose Li
"censes Are Called Void.
Other Complaints to Come.
Ten warrants against holders of
liquor licenses, including Nathaniel
Wilson, president of the Metropoli
tan Club, the Capital's most exclu
sive club, charging violation of the
Jones-Works excise law, were
sworn out in Police Court today
by Assistant Corporation Counsel
George R. Taggart.
It is contended by Mr. Taggart
that the licenses in question are
null and void and that the places
conducted by the holders of them
should be closed.
Other warrants will be issued on
the same theory.
The complaint is made in the
following cases that the places in
question are conducted illegally
because they are located in resi
dential districts and are located on
a block "where less than 50 per
ccttur. ol the lout frontage, not
including saloons, hotels and clubs
having bar room licenses, is used
for business purposes," the war
rants being in two counts:
Nathaniel Wilson, president of the
Metropolitan Club, southwest corner of
Eighteenth and H streets northwest.
D. Edgai Stephan, manac.fr of Stone
leigh Court, at 1019 Connecticut avenue.
Thomas F. Schneider, proprietor of
tlio Cairo, at ibis Q street northwest.
Gustave Braider, the Alhambra, 410 E
etreet northeast.
Robert E. Brebuahan (wholesale), 670
2s street southeast.
Patrick Rufferty. 225 Eleventh street
Timothy Hanlon, 822 H street north
east. Ono warrant charges that John D.
O Connors saloon, D1S Ninth stieet
northwebt, is located within 400 feet of
tho College of Pharmacy, at 808 I Mreet
in violation of the Jones-Works law,
while another warrant alleges that
Henry M. Marks is conducting his bar
'room at tho Marks Hotel, 1000 E street
northwest. conSary to law because tho
hotel haa less than fifty rooms lor
Tho chargo is mado in another war
rant that James J. O'Donnell's llcenoe
Is void because Ills saloon in within 400
feet of tho Metropolitan PresbvtorUn
Church, at the southwest iincr of
Fourth and 13 streets southeast.
License Issued Here to Mrs.
Mabelle Swift Moore and
Axel Wichseld.
A marrUge license uus issued today
to Mrs. Mabel Swift .Moore, widow of
Clarence Moore, who was lost with the
Titanic, and Axl ichbeld, of New
The news comes ns a great surprise
to Mr Modic s friends, for, though
Mr. Wlc liHfM'q attentions have been
marked all w nter. no announcement of
nn engagf -ucm las been nmde and .Mm
Moore s plum were all l.nd to leave
Washington fn n trip to the West
Coast tarlv nr t week
Mrs Mooie waS i(s Msh'llo Swt
daughter ot thr late Kdwln C Swift'
of Boston. 1 1 nn whom she n-heritei
a largo fortu-ie Hie was mnriied to
Clarence Moon- ,,n June ;o, l.i'n and
haa thi e childr n Jaspei, iic-d' tfn
who Is named for his grandfather mut
is at boarding school , Claience ji
and little Llovd, who was a bnbv'ot a
few months at the time of the tiaglc
ilcatll i'f his father in 101'J
Sinro lier hushand's death Mrs Moore
haH traveled a good ded, but has main
tained her Imino in Washington and
thlsfwmter &l presented Miss Frances
Mooro, her h'.band s duughtcr by a
former man-lug" to society at one or
he most brilliant functions of the bca
ion. Mr. Wlchseld, who Is a Duno by birth
nrt a nenhw oi the Danish minister
'onatantln.Brun. Is In business in New
'ork: "tn6tlon plctuf taxlcabs. or
lomethlng of that sort." according ti
friends of Mrs Moore who were
cradled hy Thr Times and w ho x
rrested thenwlw-s astonished by the
He's Real Hero Now
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Rescue of Four Boys From Ice
Chopped River Brings Recog
nition After Three Years.
Eleven years old and a hero
Not exactly the hero of t-mnll-boy
dreams perhaps for tlmv usually In
clude a death-swept battlelleld, with
the dreamer himself In the prominent
foreground, ringed about by the heaps
of enemies he has slain -but a real
kind o hero, the kind v. ho saves life
rather than destroys It.
And that Is the kind of hero Arthur
Lusby is.
His rescue of four playmates from
the Ice-chopped Eastern Branch, nfter
three years have passed, haa brought
him a Carnegie hero medal.
Arthur Lusbv Is fourteen years old
now. Ho Is the son of oPllceman W.
T. Lusby. of the Eleventh preiSlnct. and
Is a first-year pupil at Business High
P"hTrl ,'' Ji fiy .ir t , i il
ihu lH'-t mat Ik lia3 imthrU two aul
als for his act the ilrst having been
awarded hv the reflldcnts of Anacostla
has not spoiled him.
The accident which plunged the three
children Into the rlvor, and tesiilted In
their rescue bv Arthur I.,usb, occurred
January 22, 1912 The Ice was breaking
under tho btrength of a steady inld
w Inter sun, and the boys of Anacostla
found a tang of adventure In "riding
tho floes." Arthur hlnlself was on tho
Ice. Farther away vrero live of his play
mates. Karl Fedden, poking at tho floating
lee with a stick, lost Ills lulance and
fell overboard Arthur Uudkoy and
Harold Cummlngs, trying to haul lilm
out, ere dragged Into tho water. The
other children, who were, near shout
ing "Save them' Savo them," fled for
But Arthur Iusby hurried away from
shore, out on the lco until he readied
the brink of the open wnter where his
friends fought to keep themselves
afloat. It was a hard task for the
eleven-year-old hero, but at last he had
all three oT the bojs out of danger
And that Is why tho Carneglo Hero
Fund Commission thinks that ho should
be honored for his deed.
Chief Stone and President Car
ter Confer With 100 District
CHICAGO, Ma 1 -Behind barred
doors, W. s. Stone, grand chlsf of the
Brotherhood of Locomotive Englnceis
and W S. Carter, head of the firemen
today discussed with P0 district club
men from all parts ot the United htate
posslble action on the award ban 1 d
down last night by the arbitration
A long-drawn-out court battle with
a subsequent reopening of the matter
is possible
In a dlhsentlng oninlnn sluned t"
F A Buigess and Timothy Shea. It Is
' The railroads. In scekinc- blcher
pispenger nrd freight rates, predicated
heir demnnls to a great evtnut on the
Increased eot of all supplies and vet
thev ate unwilling to ieeognl7e t'.e
smo cmdltlnn In ftxlnfl the compen
sation of employos.
"A great onportunlty to bring about
peace and the hec-ty co-opertlon of
mplovcrs and emploves has been lost
lij failure of tho board to equitably
and Justly settle tho questions In
volved. No act bv a Government tribunal
coil id mere keenly bring home to tho
irngc earners of this great country
the consideration they might expect
If boards under Government supervi
sion and control are to review and
adjust their wages and working con
ditions on that basis.
"Wu believe that tho application of
such a theory will rapidly place tho
Ameilcan wage earner In a condition
h rrilur to that of the Mexican peon."
Baseball Board Refuses
To Reinstate Ben Kauff
1NCINNATI. Ohio. Mav 1 -The na
tional bat-ebnll commission todiy re.
futrd to reinstate Hen Kauff, balU
Chief Justice Covington Over
rules Demurrers Filed by Al
leged Conspirators.
District Attorney Laskey Pre
pared to Bring Merchants to
Court in Near Future.
Demurrers against the blanket Indict
ment charging thirty Washington com
mission men with conspiracy to violate
the Sherman anti-trust by combining to
control the price of foodstuffs in the
District wero overruled by Chief Jus
tice Covington, in Criminal Court, No.
i. today.
United States Attorney John E. Laskey
is preparing to place the defendants on
trial in tho near future.
The Indictment was returned several
months ago, following direction from
the President to the Department of Jus
tice to make an Investigation of tho ad
vance In food prices throughout the
country. Assistant United States Attor
ney S. McComan Hawken conducted the
lnquir In the District resulting In the
One Case Dismissed.
The chaigc against Albln I'llce, who
was also Indicted, was dismissed lod-i".
Prosecutor Hawken Informing the
court that evidence against him did
not Justify his bilng hi Id for tilul.
Gratification was expjes.sed at the De
partment of Justice todav when the At
torney General was udvit-ed that Chief
Justice Covington had overruled the tit -murrers
to the Indictments against
Washington lommibslon merchants un
der the anti-trust law Tho following
statement was issued by the Depart
ment of Justice after Chief Justice Cov
ington's decision became known
"In the .Supreme Court for the Dis
trict of Columbia. Chief Justice Coving
ton this morning ruled on the law points
In tho case of the Fnlted States vs Col
lins, et al He overruled the demurrers
to the Indictment which will require the
defendants to co to trial before a Jurj
This Is th Important anti-trust case
whirh was Instituted hy the Government
w hon food rulers stpitcrt ur tmmo'lluf iv
I .vrYy. tl,r , - . i , (, ,. , .lop,-.,!
.if- iuoui wnriv or the moat Im
portant commission merchants In the
District of Columbia are Indicted for at
tempting to control the market In poul
try, eggs, butter, and like country pro
duce. "The Government side of the case Is
In the hands of John E Iwiskny, United
States District Attorney and William
C Fltts. special assistant tb the At
tornev General, who has been assigned
specially to the case "
Justice Covington Sends Cole
man and Gray to Prison.
Lawson Sentence Deefrred.
Ten years' Imprisonment each was th
sentence Imposed by Chief Justice Cov
ington in Criminal Court No 1 oday
against William Coleman and William
Giay, vi ho wero convicted last week of
eight cbaiges of housebreaking ind
larceny. The sentence of William Law
son, who was Jointly Indicted with Cole
man and Ginv, but pleaded qullty, and
was a wltnes against the other two
defendants, vvus deferred until next
Several thousand dollais' worth of
loot, including silks, Jewelry and other
merchandise was iccovercd by tin po
llcu detectives when the house In which
the thiee men were liv ng vvns raided a
.vear ugo. The robberies were commit
ted more than a year ago, and weic
described by tho cllourt today as "tho
most skillfull planned and adroitl
executed . vor coming to the attention
of the Dh.lrict authorities "
Coleman and Giay testified that tney
first met In the Leavenworth peniten
tiary, where thev we;o both serving
terms. Coleman also has served a term
in thr Miu.ildni! penitentiary.
Chief Justice Covington took occasion
today to Hay second-hand dealeis who
buy stolen propeity. saying that they
insplie crime, and such offendi rs will
receive the maximum penalty If they
come befoie hlin for sentence.
Veteran, 77, Jailed
For Attacking Child
Henry Davis Given Ten Years for
Attempting to Assault Eight-Year-Old
Henrj Davis, Heventv-tcven years old.
a civil war veteian, was sentenced to
ten years In the penitentiary by Chle
Justice Covington In Criminal Court No.
1 today, on a charge of having attempt!
ed to assault an cight-v ear-old girl
Attorney Hairv I Qulnn mado a.
strong appeal for clemency, but Chief
Justice Covington (lectured that If it
were not for the advanced jeurs of tli"
defendant 'ie would nmtcnce n,n tl)
thirty .voars" ImpilHonment, th pcn.it.v
lie 8'iid like orfenders mav expect At
Ids hHiids Assistant United States At
torney S McCnniin, Hawken appeal t
thr the Government.
Vigorous Exception Taken to
Plea for Board to Pass on
Pictures Here.
Strictest Supervision Possible
Now Maintained by Police,
Says Pullman.
Vigorous exception to the contention
of church and social workers that mo
tion pictures shown in Washington
noed a stricter censorship was taken
by the lcadlne owners and operators of
tho city's "movie" theaters todav.
Tho fact that practically all pictures
shown here already have been passed
on by the National Hoard of Censor
ship assures clean pIctuicH for Wash
ington, tho "movie" men contend
Tho clmrce Hint some of the pictures
shown are conducive to crime among
youthful patrons Is emphatically denied
by the theater owners.
Major Pullman lBsued a statement to
day announcing that as strict a cen
sorship as possible, now Is maintained
In Washington by the police, and that
this will be continued until there Is
legislation establishing a Federal mo
tion pic tin e commission
Would Ituin Industry.
Lst.ibllshmt ni ot local censorships
will ruin the moving picture industrv,
said A Urylawskl, npruinr ot the Cos
mos and other "movie" houses 'This
matter of censorship has ben thor
oughly threshed out before Cungicrs
( hurchtnen and otheis interested in
puritjing the motion plctuic Mini ap
penied before tho Committee on Edu
cation ot the Sixty-third Congress and
advocated ccnsoishlp of Iho lllms, but
Congress, after Investigating, lound the
plmi non-feasiblo.
"Ill'- piesent plan of censorship is
mietiiiK wilh conditions admirAbly.
U hllc it is Impossible to please all. I
venture to say that the caliber ot plc
Juies hhnvni hero Is about as tar be
yond rerrr- ei ns ti j
' Au V ' .mi'),' v
show (durational piutut to the young
and to eliminate anything oir-color irom
the Alms, nverv picture is paed" on
before It comes to Washington ny the
National Hoard of Censorship ot New
York. This bn.nd Is made up ot volun
teer church an,) social workers, who
causo the e -adlcatlon of all vulgar fea
tures from the films bctoie they are
"If local censorship Is established
heri It would iiM-in thit evcrv town
constable would ultimately be a censor,
and within a short time 'nothing would
be left for the 'movie' nation but the
bare reel '
Arthur Hobb, iimnagei of Moore's
Garden Theater, deinred that stiictcr
censorship is absolutelv tinneccssai y.
"Cnder the present plan the highest
ca'lber of motion plctuiis Is being
shown here," he said. "Theie Is not
the slightest chance of putting any
thing having a tendenc.v to demoralize
the voung or hurt the feelings of the
adult on the screens hole
Police Vigilant.
"In the. first place, the police nre so
vigilant In Inspecting motion picture
thcateis, and in the second place the
public Is about as strict as cciibor as
one wants to cope with. Show a picture
which is not just right from a moial
stamfpo nt In Washington, and the ef
fect on iour earnings will bo sufficient
' Then one must remember that the
pictures shown here are tlrst passed by
the National Hoard of Censorship and
very often by numerous local censors
thioughout Pennsylvania
"How any picture which has paRsed
through such a censorinc process must
necestaiilj .iced further censoishlp Is a
phase of the motion picture lndustr.v
which -hould be food for thought for
thobo advoe.itir.y the increased censor
ship What will be left of the oilglnal
Picture if tvery village onstable from
New York to Savannah Ga . eliminates
some little feature which ho things ob
jectionable, when tho film i caches Jack
sonville?" Major Pullman, in bis announcement
today, said the entire time of Patrolman
i nomas uriani, ot No. 1, I'oliee Preilnct,
Is devoted to tho Inspection of motion
Picture plavs.
iteport Is mado to Capt Charles T.
Peck of dims corsldeied Impioper or
doubtful and ho also makes an Inspec
tion If the picture is deemed objec
tlonal request Is made by Captain Peck
that It be eliminated. This. Captain
IVik bald, ban always been followed by
prompt acqulesi ence on the part of tho
proprietors of tho moving picture
A weelilv report of the inspections is
Mibmlttcd to the superintendent of po
lice. Consideration, It was stated today.
Is being given to the suggestion oftcred
by Kabbl Abrtim Simon at a confei
opce botweou a commltteo of clergy
men and srK al and civic work rs and
Majoi Pullman that an udvisory citi
zens committee be appointed, without
salatlcs, to aid In the police ccncois'il i
The confeience vvns arm iged by Mis
John N. Culbertson, president of the
Woman s Interdenominational Mission
ary Union
Jitneys Run to Grounds
Of Clerks' Tennis League
A temporary Jitney bus service wns
Inaugurated today by the Harry Hulkley
While the regular service will not be
gin until Mnj 15. the eompanv, In order
to accommodate the members and play,
ers of the Departmental Tennis League,
todav placed several cars In operation
between the departments and the ten
ills grounds. Seventeenth and H streets
northwest The fare was 5 cento each
Mr Hulkley explained that It Is In
tended latei to cover this territory with
a regulai iltnev bun service and in
the menn'lnie to provide sriie on
Saturdays for persona desiring to attend
th league tames.
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(I upjrlxht In I ji k
Bernstorff Warns U. S.
Citizens Not to Travel
On Ships of the Allies
German Embassy's Announcement Astonishes Gov
ernment Officials Declares Travelers Sailing on
Enemy Vessels Do So at Their Peril Berlin
(,lfrnores ). S. Viev;.
NEW YORK, May 1. In the face of an advertue
ment signed by the German embassy and published in all
New York newspapers today warning the public that they
travel to Europe at this time at their own risk, nearly
3,000 persons sailed on trans-Atlantic liners today.
Booking offices reported their heaviest day's work
so far this spring.
With a directness which has astonished Administration officials,
Germany once more has sounded warning that it does not intend to
be responsible for the injury or death of American citizens who take,
passage on the vessels of Great Britain or any of her allies in the
war zone which the Kaiser's government has decreed to exist in the
waters adjacent to the British Isles.
The warning in this case takes the
extraordinary form of an advertise
ment put out in n larpe number of
American newspapers by tho Ger
man embassy.
Il Is put out as a statement by tho
ltnrerlnl Oeriiian embassy. It read?
a follows.
'Notice Travelers Intending to
embark on tho Atlantic voyage are
Lusitanids Passengers
Warned of Ship's Doom
NEW YORK, May 1 -Scores of prom
inent passengers who sailed todn on
the slant Cunarder Lusltunla found
anonymous telesrams avwiitint; them at
the pier Biding warning that the l.uM
tani.i would bo sunk on her trip to
Alfred G Vaudorbilt was told In one
of these message, thu the vessel would
be torpedoed. Other passengers were
warned that the liner would meet some
imstcrloua end.
The messages were "followed up" hy
the circulation, b a number of strang
ers on the crowded pier, of similar
vel'eil warnings Tho strangers hur
ried away as soon as the fnct that
thev wero accosting passengcis wis
reported to the Cunard private dctei
tlc force.
President Wilson, through Secretaiy
Tumulty, was tndaj asked by II II
Hrvn. Norwegian minister to the
I 'tilted States, to communicate to the
women of this country u remarkable
appeal from the Norwcg'nn Women's
1'eace Association urging united action
on the part of the women of tho woild
to bring about petmanent peace.
Essential to any Idea of success along
these lines, declines the inemorlrt!. Is
the uprooting of "the political creed
amongst the nations Unit lends to lo.
leni e, and of which we now witness
sueh lumei'tahle results "
'The doKin.i or the necessity of war
nvst ho oerthiown." leads a heavily
underlined sentence In the message-
Travelers intending to embark
on the Atlantic voyage are remind
ed that a state of war exists be
tween Germany and her allies and
Great Britain and her allies; that
the zone of war includes the waters
adjacent to the British Isles; that,
in accordance with formal notice
given by the Imperial German
Government, vessels flying the flag
of Great Britain, or of any of her
allies, are liable to destruction in
those waters and that travelers
sailing in the war zone on ships of
Great Britain or her allies do so at
their own risk.
Washington, D. C., April 22, 1915.
reminded that a state of war exists
between Germany and her allies and
Ureat Britain and her allies: that the
zone of ivor Includes the waters ad
jacent to the Hritish Isles, that. In
accordance with forn-al notice Kivrn
bv the imperial Kovernment, vcssclh
flylnjr the flatr ot Great Uritaln or
any of her allies are liable to de
struction In those waters, and that
(Continued on Second Pago.)
Cunard line ofllciala laughed at pas
sengers' feats, and su d the l.usltanla
could show her heels to any sub
marine Despite the warnings, the l.usltanla
carried the largest number of passen
gers for months. hSe broke all pre
vious records for number of second
cabin traveleis.
Kxtreme pieiaullons were taken by
Cunard officluls in the inspection of
General Agent Sumner attil'iuted the
w-arnlngs to Germans, whom, he In
sisted, had been endeavoring to give
travelers the Impression that the Rritlsh
line was unsafe. The American passen
gers included Charles Fiohman. Charles
Klein, dramatist, and Mr. and Mrs.
Elbtrt Hubbaid.
LONDON, .a 1 -The public was
Breath concerned this afternoon b.v the
offlcltl announcement that Geiman' sub
mmlnes nic again operating off the
Irish coast.
it is dated thut tho Russian steamei
Svorono. coal laden, was tnrpedoid uml
stink off th- coast of Ireland ycstoidav
Mam pei sons have been killed in
Dunkirk during the shelling ol that
fortiMed cltv bv the cicnt Germun cuiih
Tho v.ar office admits that InHt night's
report Unit the German guns hn been
Kile nerd bv allied aviators was incor
rect It states that ten shells fell on
Dunkirk dur'ns InM night deM.nmj
a numlvcr of 'iddltional honfs nnrl klil-
,lne- and wounding uumeioiis l'tiin
Elff whcio ilong the buttle O . ,i in
1 ntrthern Franco and Bclglt in Ui- sit
uation Is unchanired, the vvai office su.
Flank and Rear Attacks by Brit
ish and Colonial Land Forces
Under Way.
Six Points Seized by Co-operation
of Fleet With Landing
Parties at Dardanelles.
LONDON, May 1. Further
fighting of the heaviest character
is reported in progress on the Gal
lipoli peninsula, where the British
forces are making every effort to
cut off the Turks from the main
land. Athens dispatches say that
a series of night assaults drove the
Turks further inland.
The co-operating allied fleet is
shelling the Turkish forts from in
side of the Dardanelles, from the
Gulf of Saros and from the Aegean
Sea. Meanwhile the French r.rc
ad', jncing orthc Asiatic side.
The Turkish positions at Nagara
were heavily bombarded Iast night.
Sweeping toward Constantinople
on land and sea, the combined
French and British forces arc con
ducting a determined campaign
from flank and rear to reduce the
forts guarding the Dardanelles.
Two forts have already fallen before
the brilliant campaign Inaugurated In
the new movement, Seddul Bahr suc
cumbing to tho British and- Kum Kaleh,
on the Asiatic side, to the Fre.nch allies.
At six points on tho Galllpoll penin
sula the British land forces are firmly
established and the co-operating fleet Is
established ten miles up the Darda
nelles. Colonial troops from Australia and
New Zealand, landing nt Sari Bahr.
have the task of cutting a way across
the narrow uart of the peninsula and
of attacking the foils guarding Na
gara Roads from the rear.
Oflicial reports of tho operaUons
reaching the British war office Indicate
that today the attack Is well under
way anil that the advance along the
Dard.inellss has begun, tho main Brit
ish army sweeping up the European
side while the co-operating French force
Is advancing along tho AslaUc side
fiom Kum Kaleh
Heavy casualties are reported on th
part of the land forces In tho face of
determined opposition by the Ottoman
forces led by German officers.
Tli" oflicial reports Indicate the suc
cessful disembarkation of troops at the
extreme tip of the peninsula at Seddul
Bahr; at Sari Bahr; at Cape Teke, at
Cape Hellas at Morto bnj ; at Suvla
bay. and near Bulalr. whllo the French
are established at Kum Kaleh.
A transport of about 8.000 tons was
sunk during the attack by tho Queen
The fleet, besides covering tho landing
of the troops, kept up a bombardment
of tho forts In the Dardanelles and pre
vented re-enfonements from reaching
Turkey from tho Sea of Marmosa.
King George has sent to Acting Vice
Admiral John Michael de Robeck, com
niandcr of the allied fleet at the Darda
nelles, and to Gen Sir Ian Hamilton,
commando" In chief of the Dardanelles
land foices. the following dispatch:
It is with intense satisfaction that
I have heard of the success, which,
in th face of determined resistance,
has attended the combined naval and
military operations at tho Darda
nelles, l'lesse convey to all ranks,
I m hiding those of our allies, my
heurtv congratulations on this splen
did achievement.
Cuts Off Constantinople.
To emphasize the encircling movement
in progiess It Is reported the
troops landed In the vicinity of Smyrna
have oi copied tho railway lino connect
ing the latter pl.u-e with tho Bosphorus,
and Russian troops aro now supposed
to have been lunilcd on the Black Sea
shore prepared to move westward to
form a junction with the British troop3
moving mi from Enos.
With the Smyrna .mil Sotl.i railway
lines oeiupled. the Turks will be cuij
off fiom all railway connections vita
the outside world, and exit by water
will be fuithei slopped b the nllled
Meets In the Dardanelles and the Rus
sian forced nt the Black Sea entrant
of tho Bosphorus.
The Russian licet In the Black Sea la
as supremo in that quarter as Is the
allied fleet In the Aegean, and enor.
mous fon pa. it Is estimated, can he
thrown i.j Rushl.i Into the country
north of Constantinople It Is well
known that t onstuutlnnple Is absolutely
dependent on the outside for supplies,
and military men believe that with the

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