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ALBUQUERQUE MORNING JOURNAL.
CITY EDITION CITY EDITION v!i! M IX. N- W. Santa Fe Man's Hat Is in the Ring and Spirited Fight for Republican Nomination Is Assured Fact, CALLS ATTENTION TO FOUR YEARS' RECORD Believes Upper Chamber Be Republican After This Year and That He Will Be Advanced on CominitteeSi Following closely upon the an- nouncemcnt of Frank A. Iluhhell n.s a candidate for the republican nomina- tlon for the 1'nit -d States senate, Sen- ator Thomas H Catron, the present incumbent of the office, has mnnui.c- eil that he will asK tor a loiiuiniu.i' . and re-election this year. Senator Catron's announcement was received hy tne journal e.nri u.ij, eompanied hy a letter requesting s puhlication. From the nrsi n mm heen taken for Kfanted that Mr. Cat ,lin would be In the race, and It is pre dicted hv his friends that the senlor penatnr from New Mexico will make a hot flsht to retain the office that i,., ...f ir. , s. wnemer ne win a- .,,. this state in the near future for the purpose of making; a personal can vaiss is not known. Announces I'latform. "To the republican voters of the state of New Mexico: Subject to the determination of the republican con vention of the state, I announce niV ne!f as a candidate for re-election a member of the Untied States senate. 1 have now served the people of ,ew Mexico in that position neat'K four years. 1 have endeavored in all things to represent and brinu about th, best interests of the state, 1 have attend ed to my duties constantly and believe .... ,.. ..... ofinHu T Vmvo made (rood. 1 have as far as possible attended to ! all matters which have been asked of j me by our people and kept every one ; fully informed as to progress. I have: f.R.ported n nil Will wntliuie to support "with all my ability ami Verify ' tnoHf' ' propositions which tend to the better ment of the state and its people, such as supporting a tariff lor protection j f,,r our industries; for Rood wanes; for an Increase of the army and navy j to prepare us to meet aRTrossions j from abroaJ; for the improvement of I our minlnx; laws and minimi Indus-j tries; for the development of our lands; for an increase of the amount j to he taken up as a homestead; for irrigation; for the betterment and pro. j teclion of our livestock industries and ! the advertisement of the state and its resources to induce immiKration and capital to conic to us and invest. j "I nm an unwavering- republican in' politics. 1 am supporting and will continue to support and use my ut most efforts to briiiK about the suc cess of its principles, as well as the! prof.e: tlon Df our people and property, financially and personally, at home, and abroac unci continue to demon- Urate to the people I am their true.' and unfaltering friend as I haw here-j tofore been on all occasions when op-j p'rtunity offered. j Predion Itcpulilican Victory. "The republican party is now in the minority tn the senate and has men for nearly three years. It theretori has been impossible to accomplish 111 , that was desired, but it is confidently) believed our party will be in the ma-; jorily not only in the house of rep-, rcs nlatives. but also in the senate,! and furthermore that it will have thej 'presidency at the election this year.. All legislation is practically determin-, ed in the committees of tho two hous"s. Nothing can le acted upon in the senate until first considered and I reported hy committee. A memoei , like myself, who has been In the si n- ate three or four years is first placed on the committees at the foot of his pnriv and gradually makes his way to the top of his party's side. His in fluence in the committees and the sen ate increases with his term of service. I am on several very important com .ninees. If the republicans sain the senate next election I will he con tinued on those committees near the bead and will be made chairman of f,ne of them, where it will be made Possible to do much more than I have done and give me a vast deal more influent e. "If re-elected, as I hope to be, I will he able to do much for our people nnd the state. "T. 15. CATRON " ANOTHER PANIC IS REPORTED FROM CANADA . j R MORN, NO JOURNAL RC,AL L1ARIO W.Rfl NiHAra Falls, Ont.. Feb. 6. Several towns in western Ontario were thrown into a panic late last night ''' a hurried call to arms (f the home Kuarris. Buglers hurried through the streets sounding the alarm and iinfngnded rumors that one of the bridges here had been blown up d- w'd to the excitement. M Saint Catharines, theater audi '; "rices W(...p miHHf.,i wh. n the m ,lfsi'in to Pav-p in response to the "UKle calls. Guards were double,! at munition idaet there No official 'ini cattrlnes would s,y "h-l ""'red out the guard, but it wis un- fdr-r.d there to have been a gen- 'girder throughout the provin-r : ir..,':? . 'Tf ,,,,12 ,i' liak been under a hea.y guard since K(.,,(t ''rribe- J(.t4. Telephone mcs- "auf- ' fi c m n.,inis ntoni: the W (-liana 'ftti.il r'poited that nothing unusual "npiicr'-l during the day ami i".u " r-r.'ntionary orders had been crwirrnn riTMll i ULlin lull uninuii , MOKES HIS CANDIDACY FOR II SECOND TERM THE WEATHER WEATIIF.i: FOIinCAST. I Denver, Feb. IS. Nmv Mexico: M,n day titul Tuesday fan, older oast por tion. i.(k i, wr vriiiiit kurort. For twenty-four hours, ending at ' C p. in, yostordav: .Maximum temperature, as degrees minimum. 2 degrees; range, I'.S d" grcos; tomperatuiy lit ! p. m., 4.' do tfT'-os, southwest wind; ( li ar. VILLA REPORTED TO BE NEAR CHIHUAHUA V MORNlNQ JOURNAL RRICIAL LCASfD WtRI f,.; Kl Pnso, Tex., Fob. ti. lrinr.il tncisco Villa was at the Rio Tintu Mining company prop, rty twetity- l'lvo niili'H north (if Chihuahua Cily and one mile from tne Mexican Cen tral railway station c f Torrazas Sat urday, according to advices today to mining men lure. A party of mining nirn arrived here today by automobile front the capital and reported that the district from Chihuahua City to Jiuney. was infested with small hands of bandits. INDIAN II.ADi:it ItF.XDY TO LAV DOWN ARMS Monterey, Nttevo I.eon, Mexico, Feo. ti. It is reported here that General Calixeto Conlreray, lending Qninquiivui Indians of Durango state against the de laeto government, has advised his followers to snhmit to the li facto government. dencral Jacinto Treyiilo left here yesterday for (juerctaro to confer with other leaders of the de facto government. or . iTTnnnrv NURSE AND ATTORNEY ARE SHOT BY BURGLAR ray MOANING JOURNAL IPCCIAI. LEA8CO WtRt 1 Denver, Feb. fi. Mrs. Mary K. Rob inson, a nurse, and HouR'aa A. Haw lor, a prominent attorney, were shot by a bui'Klar in the. KawhT home early 'touay. Mrs. Robinson was struck by it wo bullets while Kawlcr sustained a flesh wound. Mrs. Robinson, who Mrs. Robinson, who was attending the aged father or Air. uawier who is in, encountered the bui'Klai' in a dark room. Summoned by her cries, Raw ler was runnini, to her aid when the housebreaker (ipened fire. SPEED CONGRESS1 Work on Army and Navy Bills Is to Be -Rushed to Com pletion at Earliest Possible Moment; Another Tour. (RT MORNINS JOURNAL RKCIAL LtABSO Wlr VashiiiKton, Feb. r.. -Ffforts lo speed up the work of congress on the army and navy bills Will be continued this week by President Wilson. He will see a large number of members of the senate and house and will im press on them his belief that it is nec essary to dispose of the preparedness program as quickly as possible so work may be begun on the shippim; bill, the tariff commission bill and revenue legislation. On the result of his interviews with member:) of congress as well as on tho outcome of the Lusitania negotiations j will depend w hether the president will , make another series of speeches. He i has not learned yet whether his tour throns-'li the middle west has bad a definite effect upon members of con .,, ...j vi.scrs believe that, how ever, the effect will he nouocaoie within the next few days. Tomorrow Mr. Wilson will confer with Chairman Jones of the house In sular committee on the Philippine bill passed by the senate last week. It is understood that some of the prcsi- a.oit'ti .irlei'jers in the house lll'e not Hfltisf i'fl wllh all of the provisions of ln , fan ,,nd there Is .i. ...n ...... I,. L-i.llH.Wi.. nil amendments will be ofR-red in me hnus.-s The president is understood, however, to have approved the gen eral features of the bill as adopted in the senate, with its provision for giv ing independence to the Philippines within two to four years unless cir cumstances make u change in policy necessary. The president will follow closely the PRESIDENT IS DETERMINED 10 expected discussion over the nomina- ji,liC opinion, that something de tion of Louis D. Rrandeis as a mem- cll)lve is pear." u..- .t' U iinnn.rnA eolll'I. HlS closest , ut'l " no- .,, , advisers believe Mr. Rrandeis will be confirmed. ! WHITMAN CANDIDATE ! FOR RENOMINATE IRT UORN.N JOURNAL RUCIAL tlASfB WIRC) New Yoik. Feb. 6. Governor - 'X lor K1')Verm.r. His announcement I was coupled with a denial tnat ne : had agreed to seek the nomination for second place at the. republican convention on a ticket to be headed by Theodore K. Rurtop, William l.. Rorah or Aiixri n. iioiiimin. ! ( am for Justice Hughes for presi dent. He would sweep the .coun- i try." said Mr. Whitman. $25 DAMAGE DONE BY 45 ZEPPELIN BOMBS 'r???ZV-U a j London I b. . I. ) At a .meeting of be Vm ., i - ' council h .1 bHe ;( . da ,, .. . fiVoVoe. here hy '-he Zeppehn airships in the recent rani tni th- KiiKliwh -rovinr-M. the rnls- I "'' "'"""K' ' V: ' uU. in Worcestervhin i.e. -ftr. ling I', to .rts .ne c un a - ,-,.,,- wrrP re-;1oe e of a prop. IP r wrre found a fieri I ALBUQUERQUE, WAR FRONTS ALL ACTIVE, BUT NO French Demolish Asphyxiating Gas Reservoirs and Fumes Are Blown Upon German j Lines, According to Report,' SLAVS DESTROY SYSTEM OF TEUTONIC MINES Russians Continue to Press Turks in Caucasus Region; Situation at Kut-el-amara Is Still Unchanged, iBV MONNINa JOURNAL CCIAL LRAIID WIRRV Tile British are pressing the tier mans hard in the Kamerun renion of Senium West Kiiuatorial Afn a. A Spanish of! a iiil communication says that 'oia (Sennans and I I, "OK of lli.'i.' colonial troops have crossed the soiilh- ........ I ..,.. I ...I ...,..!, ii ui' i 1 1 1 ti in s..:... .i,,-,. .. Wm-. c,,. arniea anil interned. In northwest Russia, there have been aerial raids hy both the Cennans and Russians and In Jaliel.i and l!u kowina small infantry and grenade attacks. At one point alone: the line where the Russian general, Iv.moft', i.i in command, the Russians found n system of T, utoii mines, und, having wired it, detonated the mim.i. Shell ;eriuaii Treiu lies. The Rritish and French in )Jeli!i'im have shelled with destructive ft" t (lerrnan trenches at Hoc-hmim and the French heavy nuns have silenced a Sermai battery to the edit of Roe sins he. In the east Champagne the French report the wrecking ol Soman trenches on the plateau of Navel m and the blowing up of munition de pots. In addition l'aris records the demolition of asphyxiat Ini; i;as reser voirs, the escaping nan waves from which were blown back ,m the Cer imiii lines. Attempts by the Hriti.-di to make advances southwest of :ei- ille and south of l.a Rassei n.U were rcpul.v-0. according to Herlii , IttisslaiM I'ress lurks. Pelreazrai; sava the Russians m- till ue lo ha'.iKs the Turks ov-r th, en tire Cane imjh region and that all :.'. tempts by t'ie Turks at an off'-i'-vo have le" i repulsed with heavy losses to the ' Hi enans. In Me ipclMiiia. mar Fclahic, i,na!l ft liiii ry and iul inn y eni.ranem'-iit have been i.nlnc on between the i ,n-i;s and the Uritish. At Kut-el-Amai i, where the liritish are hesiei?ed by lite Turks, there js no chanve in the ..ii uatic.n. f.RLVr dl lLMW ATTACK IN WIST I'ltl DKTID London. I'cli. 7 (i-.'M u. in.) There appears to be a urowiim be. lief both in Paris and London that the dermans ar,- preparing1 to launch some important military movement on the western front. For nearly a fortnight increasing- German activity has been reported along this line. The Times says today that the prt-.s&urr- of events may force the Ger man staff to stake much to preserve confidence at home and to stiffen the troops by giving them an illusion ot victory by a movement and the pos sible occupation' of a few advance line trenches. "There have been several r. cent indications after the enemy's artil- lerv firing at various points." sas , the Times, "that it was intended to : use German infantry to complete some scheme or ether, but for reus-; ons unknown they deferred their vis- it to our lines." The Daily Graphic says: "Kvery argument from the enemy standpoint favors a great western of fensive. The sweep through Serbia has released several hundred thous and men for service under German direction. For a month past near Loos, Givenchy and Armentieres and at other points, attacks have been made with the evident object of find. ing- a weak spot. Furthermore the I whole theory of a successful war. ac- cording to the general staff, is that. the best form of defense is an attack. in tne political sine i.ieie m un r 8ity i( convince German and Austrian j i.;, h .) Ht'I.GAItlAN j i rtT.svl U WLi IIFIIWTI I London. IVli. 7 (2:lH a. in.) A I dispatch to Reuters Teh-gram com pany from Saloniki says: "There was a skirmish Sunday be tween French and Bulgarian mount ed patrols on the Dolian frontier, about a kilometer south of the front line. It resulted in two of the French troopers being wounded. The Bulgarian casualties are not known. This was- the first clash since the allies' retirement, to their new lines." KRUPP WORKS BRANCH OPFRATFS AT K0VN0 UiLnniLO ni nvmtu HEAVY RATTLES AR 0 C I i ' i of n hiispecf l plot to blow lip New I i orin journal tpieiAL LfAo w,Rii IVork's underground and elevii.-d rail. I prirogra.l, I'cli. (lia Indon, i:IH'ways, the pole - lb. mselves trcateil a. 111.) The Germans have estah-,the repurt lightly. 'Iish" d a branch of the Krujip gun j In authontativ. circles tonight i. works at Shavli, in K'ovno, at which a: was mid the ;,it ing of the extra po large part of the male population, as lice, guard at (lie Various, nations was ;.'.. II as a number of French prisoners. 1 art of a n v plan lo round up are forced to woik. a -cording to state-( thieves. ments made liy derman soldiers wboj 1 have been taker, prisoners by the Rus-i llomh on I'.rttlsli M.-aiiH'r. sians. j Rordeaux, F'-li. fi (4 30 p. in.) A small no t., I lube sfip-u-f ! be a Funeral tor .cpis'lin 'iclims. bomb has been found on the Rritish Paris Feb. A public funeral steamship H.ti.nington wbicli arrived with full military honors will be given here I.,. si Friday, flour laden, from .....lm ,,t ,h V....r... ' (omoirow io no- ii-.io..-,.. .- - Jin raid of January H. 1 ne minister of the interior, the president of the' city council. to aliend. nators and dcputi. s, are j NEW MEXICO, MONDAY, FEBRUARY"?, I91i SCOREOFTOlS ENGULFED AND SIXTEEN LIVES REPORTED LOST Greatest Flood in AiK.ansas in Forty Yeais Cany Ruin Over Wide and River Aiea of Country s Siill Rising, HIGHEST GROUND IN CLAhtKIUUlM SUBMtKUtUl Desperate Ffcht s Going on to Preserve the Mississippi Levees at Arkansas City; Water Is Six Feet Deep, IRT MORNlNfl JOURNAL &PCIAL LIAtrD WIR01 l.itiie Rock, All;., Fell, t;. The rap idly widening lake in the southeastern Part of Arkansas, formed hy the flood waters of the Arkansas river pouring through breaks In the levees, liad en Kiilfed n score of towns tonight, leav ing several thousand n Imoiis home less, tukinK a toil of sixteen lives and dome damage estimated at thousands of dollars. Still iireater damage is feare 1 if the Mississippi continues p. rise, l'redict ed i.tiKes at Arkansas City threaten a! break in the Mississippi leees which I would precipitate th" urea test calam-1 ity. I IIop to Save Arkansas City. j All day TOO men who remain In Ar- kansas City, tolled in an effort to j streiu'ihen the levees, and loidKlit they j were hopeful that the town would be j saved. The narrow strip nf liv.e 1h the only land In siKht there, tin one i side is the Ki'cat river, swollen until its surface is fifteen feet above the! level or the town, (hi the other Rifle j of the h-vce Is the wreat flood lake, near y forty miles lonjr and twenty miles wide. From it only the tipper si, 'lies of buildings in Arkansas City protrude. At tho !' v'e are three stcatiibiutu ready to carry the plucky fiKhiers tn safety should they lose their battle with the flood. Uiver Still Rising. Today the river rose two-tenths of a foot to the level of r. 5,T ft at Ar kansas City, anil still was rinliiK saiw ly late this alt rnonn. The flood wati rs in the tovY-'i rose six inches dur-in- tip- nixht. 'ivlev.rapli service with th,. town stilt is maintained and thoi last word from there this afternoon j was i i llioistic. I We'll win Dm flKhi, flashed tin operator. "The ureal like thai extends from, the Arkansas river southward with l the Mississippi river levees as Its emit - ! ern bank, has entulled numerous ' other towns. At Lake Village the', war, I feel justirie.t m bringing -i flood water rose ut Ihe rale of a half j lore you a suggestion in behalf of i inch an hour today. At Gaines Land-1 ihe civil population of Roland. I Inir, four miles north of Lake Village, j ul(i. h herein a petition which the tan' persons were on th" levees to-j , em mission has received from Hie night without shelter, large and representative miitlee j lar'iidon Submersed. In Warsaw, and also a report made as In Clarendon, nil the White river, j where the levee broke last night, water todav was six feet deep ill Ihe, highest portions of the river had attained a stag, and still was rising. As sible the residents were town. I lie I of 117,4 feet fast Us Ios coiiveyed to dry land In motor boats. Supplies were reported plentiful. A relief train sent out from Little Rock ycslerd :y in charge of officials of the St. Louis, Iron Mountain A Southern railroad was able to proceed southward in voiid Grady. From there the workers began carrying food In motor boats to those In need and tak- "'h "" ,... ...i j......... .. their submerged homes. Manj , l.ncs liell.ncd It. Little Is known of conditions in; the rural (list! lets of the flooded area, t but there seems little doubt that many! Roland, and tln-v are criucaiiy lie. es who retu.-.d to leave their homes inlsary to preserve health to the strong 1 face of repeated warnings have per- ished. The present flood has been the most j disastrous in the last forty years of Arkansas history , so far as loss of life ; and ptiffiring are concerned. The property losses has not be, n so great because there are now no crops to be destroyed. G0THAMITES AFRAID TO ,,rt,,r- m'-r-.ir- rvini QQ HOME IN THE DARK ' IRV tiORNtNa JOURNAL RRICIAL LIARtO WIRR I New York, Feb. fi. Train service I was hailed in the subway twice v.ith I in twenty minutes tonight and New- York's un.rground railway system was in darkness each time for sev- circuit in a cable box at the Grand I Central station. Thousands of pas i senders w ith rumors of bomb plots 'fr.sh in their minds, became alarmed : but the lights were off on'y a f.-w niiniit-s and the guards experienced little difficulty in preserving order, l The accident was Mot unusual but i it closely followed a general police I order f ii' natrolmen to guaid subway entrances and exists and search all j suspicious pel sons carrying suit cases 'or biindbs. The order was cam (lied later. While a rumor persisted that the 0XU:i ,"lKv WHS 11 , ..gainn the curiving out V..-, V..,h TI... tlu. ,. ,:,i,.,t ... - among snaxs ol Hour wnere 1, is though to have neen pi.ice.l an.-r me siearner left New York. An investi gation is U-ilig made. SILL HOPE IS HELD OUT FOR THE RELIEF OF r I J hir dwaid Gicy Wi ICS Hoi-,' No!'" heit 0, Hoover A cement as to tioii nf Food Can !- Made,! PUTS QUESTION UP TO GERMANY AND AUSTRIA Stricken Countiy Faces Pros pect of Still Fm the. Suffei in.", as Result of Gieat St made of Nations, IRV MORHINfl JOURNAv irECIAL LtAtFO WIRf 1 London, Feb. (":!.". p. m.) TI, e ' fnrciu.it olfice lias niven out a letter from Sir F.I ward drey, scoretar, for foreh'll affalis, , lit rl, el l C. Hoover, i chairman of the American coinmis !sl,'li for reli, !' in liehrllim, and the ciibli trams exchauued between the I'olish relief societies of Chicauo, and I Premier Asquitli, which indicate that i no agreement has yet been reached j between the belli",, Tents for tho re lief of the civilian population ' f Roland. Supplcmciitinn this correspondence the Awaniiled 1'ress has been Riven a letter ft. in Mr. Hoover, which l'- Htilted in the replv published by the lorelun oll'lce. The correspondence i . n the subjecl leaves the problem f feeding Roland unsettled and eon- I firms the opinion in well informed relief circles lure that any auree menl which would enable relief to be curried on is so remote as to make it extremely improbable. liircusslii", Sir lidward drey's let ter, Mr. Hoover said: (iii'V Letter to llooer. "Sir Hdward drey's letter has been leferred to me by Ambassador der ard. at Rerllll, Willi the hope that It will furnish a bans for negotiations. Americans Interested in I'olHh relief work must, however, bear in mind that all allied shipping is so preoc- loupicd in allied tnutsportal ion that without the heiievi lent assistance or some neutral government in provid ing a roaulnr shippln senie for thi.' pu!T''f !l wouid bo impracticn I le lo do anything of n systematic (rder, ven if all the multitude of, other difficulties were overcome." j .Mr. rcy, Hoover's letter to Sir I.dwarfi dated December "'.'. follows: 1 1" Hooter's Letter lo drv. "Sir K nowini; your keep desire lo mitljralo in every )iossil,. way liu-j man surierim; ansiliiT out ol (lie , ii lesuli ,1 personal invesi igauoo m our Instance by Dr. Vernon Kellogg, until lately director in llelgluiii n iur work I here. Picture of .MiM-rv Dark. ", added words of mine darken the picture it misery d.-soair which these statements can uid de- iict. representing as they do what have been the fate of lielglum but for the relief aflorded under Inter- national auspices wl'h your earnest support. 1 have had some inlormni conversation with the German au thorities, who have assured me that there are cereals and potatoes avail able In Poland and elsewhere from which by mobilization and organised distribution seme soi t of minimum ration can ,.- provided. Other Items of a dietary kind do m t exist In and if" to the weak ami to lore lellil from the whole population already in cipient famine and diseases. The shortage of these particular commod ities in Germany haves no hope of help for Roland fn ni that .piaiter. GuaiantceH of German), "I am assured by the German au thorities I hat protection will be af-' forded to local and imported supplies for the exclusive use of the civil pop ulation, and also that every facility will be afforded t,his commission In ' i's task of organization and distri bution under proper guarantees. "It appears to us that deficient: fats, beans, some breadsluffs, etc., together with condensed milk for children can only be obtained by irn- ports from overseas, tor wnun mere would se. ni to be a route practicable from the western hemisphere to Sweden, with trans-shipment thence via Danzig- or Libau. We would not undertake Mich a task without tho appn val and co-operation of the al lied governments. NckIs Rutland's Aid. "In making provision for food sup- plies for these people, wo should need loot (illy to r.ly (ii charity, but to assemble all the economic resources of Roland and its institutions in much the same manner as has b.x n done in Belgium, and we should need the permission f his majesty's gov ernment to facilitate exchange and banking operations. "The painful gravity of the fit na tion in Roland can not . gainsaid, nor Heed I apologize f"i the tut. Ti --.t ibis i rgunizaiion has t.ik.n u, the Polish people, in addition o our oth er v ( rv giave responsibiht ies. We have no d'-sir,. to add lo our bind, IIH, bin if four!, en month of service in Belgium have commend. .1 U ) to Ihe various belligerent government it is our dutv to use the confidence ihns .-.eipiired in behalf of Ihe polish peo ple, and I wish to ad,t that if the allied governments are prepared to assent to such relief measures, and if any other Instance esn be sum moned to undertake their execution, this com rn.-son would bo glad lo ive any advice ai using out of its ex perience, or alternatively we should he glad to incorporate amh other RUSH PEOPL German Warship h Reported Sunk Off Swedish Coast j ,R HtiNniNi juiianai tmt v.. em M j C priding, n, ( lit,. ; tin l.ondou, . III.) -V hill., I Gentian Hill- ship has In', ii sunk In the r.iiicuat between the Island of AtilmU and the Swedish toasl, m oot ding In a Copen hagen dispell h ipiotilu; the novvipa i, t I llelMingor A'K j The di',atrh Mays i( is supposed Die vissel stl.k a III llli' Winle-.; calls lor help Were Ileal. I. but III c. sise.l ailcr a 1 1 nn ily III a nv rgnuiaii 'n :.;hi t lip. Sir lalvv, lid's let! .Mr. 1 ;ti orue giv. n i. lit hy the 1 1 lows ii i f.d- ltd.v of I orclmi Minister. Hear .f r 1 1 novel - I hue careful j l ciHi'iiilci id sour leit. - ol Deeeiil- bcr reKardinn Uu- proposed ' scheme for Ihe relief ol Roland, In Ithe f.ne of nccumiilai iih: .valence of dernian and Austrian requisitions In Roland some mention f which vou will find in the enclosed telegraphic correspoinlenee with Relish olnalllzi lion in the I'mied Slates, I tear it would be impossible I,, enter ini, any .inrceiiienl wlih you in reard to ;tny scheme nf rebel' umll the derniun and Austrian nov.-rnnietits liave pro hibited the export of all foo.lstiilis In in Russian Roland and have vu.ir. anleed that nativo slocks of food- stuffs shall not he drawn upon to maintain the occiipyliiK armies ' "If. and when, Ibis were dope, it mlKht be possible to entile to an ar , ruiiKcnient with you nllovvlHK ol the mi m Hal ion if certain iil'Mcles Into , Roland in return for uuderlakliiKs on Mhe part of the dcrinan and Austrian KovernmeiitN to supply an adequate i ration and other necessary articles and to nive you a free hand in the , distribution of all slocks of food : stuffs thus made available, i "Rut prohibition of export and tbe 'guarantee mentioned above must be r. liarded as conditions precedent to i any further discussion, since these i measures are demanded by the sll- lualinn now existing quite Independ ently of the question of Imports, and the fact that they have not yet been put Into forc.i constitutes evidence that the Herman and Austrian K'v- iernnicnts will never co-operate n any I work undertaken in the Interests of i the population ( f Roland." Foices Retreat Fiom Kam- I i o 'I eron Country Into opamsn r , , i, i lerriiory ana Arc iiuerncu Until Hostilities End. IRV MORNINA JOURNAL PICIAL i.RARKD WIRH Madrid, Feb. fl (via Ivondon, 111 I'O p. m,) Nine hundred Germans and 14, dun of th.lr colonial troops, from the Germany colony of Kamerun, have crosred the border into Spanish Guieiia, according to an official an nouncement made lure today. The troops have been disarmed and In terned. This Is taken here to indicate that the Franco-HrltiHh campaign In the 'K niieruu Is nearlng a. conclusion. i ! ' i The . against Franco. RrltisVi campalKn the Kamerun, a German pro- teetorate In western l.,uaioriai Airica, 'was begun in the spring of 1915. ; French and British ofllcial reports , have told of the occiipalion of Ngaun dere, otic ot the chief interior trading 'stations which, from its situation, ell tmate and the number of roads con verging from it. was the cent'T of (lerrnan resistance; of the taking of Ta'uilt. 137 mfes from Nigerian bor der, an,) the more recent capture of the' towns of Dalng, Nkan and Lnlo dorf, and the retirement of large eon I voys Into Sanlsh GuP'lui. The Kamerun protectorate has n area of It' 1.1 3" square miles ami has a population of 2, .'Ha. mm, Including .about' L'.OtHi whites The only other , possession of the Germans in South Africa, not eoii,Uci'd by the al i, s, is the protect ora l e ill German r.ast Ai rica. which has an aca of liM.dfh) square mlhs and a population of 6, f.un.fifin. PRESIDENT HOLDS APPAM GERMAN PRIZE Washington, Feb. C President Wil- .son is understood to hold the opinion that the British steamer Appam, brought into Mampton Roads by a 'German prize envv. must be consul - ....i r ll.itin'iiit' nmh-r tht Prussian-American treaty of it was stated tunil ht that this accords with the view of tho state department, TP,, president hah not had all op portunity lo discuss with Secretarv Lansing the tlet.nD of the case and, th.-r.'foie, no lin.il decision has been reached as in ihe hngih of lime the Appam will b allowed to remain In an Alu'Ti'Sii port .Home officials .agree wnh the German contention thai under il.c 1 icsian-Amcrican treaty the pri liner at N'evvp' of tin- vvar. (To it N ,v i an k. vvs until the end NOTED PREACHER OUT FOR PREPAREDNESS 1RV MCRNiMa JOURNAL RPCCIAL LCARtD ViR N.-W York, F"b. The Rev. f'hail s A. Kalon resigned todav as pastor of ihe Madlz-on -ivenue Bap tist , Inn-, h m i" to p.ilu ipnie - in ihe sliaiong of the pew Americanism th.- new era of Chri.slianlty which mus! meyiiablv follow- ihe Kuro petn war." Dr. Km' n, one of the most widely known . Prgyiuen of his denomina tion, is an advocate of preparedness and Sitid that he plans to write and lecture on the subject.'' GERMANS ABE ! DRIVEN OUT OF i AFRICAN COLON! i . Dally by Carrier or Mall. 60 n Month. Single Copies, fi CONCESSIONS BY BERLIN THOUGHT ENOUGH 10 END LUSIIIIA CASE Germany Cannot Disavow Act Which Commander of Sub mat i ne Was Ordered by Government to Perform, OTHER DEMANDS OF WASHINGTON ARE MET It Is Staled on High Authority That Policy Was Changed by Kaiser Day Following Killing of Noncombatanls, IRT WORNINA JOURNAL RP1C1AI LIARtD WIRRI Washington, Feb. d. President Wilson and Secretary lanslnn are expected to confer tomorrow on the latest tentative, draft of the commun ication the (lerniun government hopes to briiiK tho negotiations over th" l.usliaiiia disaster to a satisfactory termination.' Information that the , outlook for an early kritlcincnl of the case uK.iln was promising was received tonlirht from various diplo matic and official quarters. The president, has had the tenta tive draft before him since Friday nlKht. In It, German (officials say, the Rerlln foreign office has Rone a.i lar as It possibly can to meet the po sition of the United States. From hlKh diplomatic quarters tonight came the statement that Germany believes that she has, with the in ception of making an out and out i disavowal of the Lusitarila sinking, 1 which she considers Impossible, con . ceded every desire of th Untied States and that the tentative pro i piisitl materially streiiHthens the as jHiirances already given In the negotl latlons over the sinking of the steam ship Arabic, It Is alio claimed that the tentative proposal covers all the , f iindnniental issues Involved tn the ! conduct of submarine warfare In the North sea. haiumt I'ollcf at Own. It ut explained that a direct dis avowal w-iit given for ,h sinking of i the Arabic Ins usrs that act wum In ! violation of the Instructions give" thw ' coiilmnn I. en i.f miii'ufi-t. ' IT. ta so oi the i usiuinia. nowevr, 'a-' i onimand'T itr'vd In aueordanco wl'h orders. The general Instructions hot orders. I ne general instructions noi m Minn tmers without warning was i even. i was uiscioseu uunsiu J high authorit-. .m the iay after the l.usiinma went uou. it was sum that Germany withheld announce. i m.-nt of the tact lor siraicgnai nHvui i leasons. ' The position of Berlin officials la mi Ut to be that tho Uct of the com mander of it submarine can he dis avowed, should he violate, disregard or have lulled to receive instruction-, but that u government can not dis avow an act which was committed in accordance with Its Instructions and lor which It Is responsible. Admits, Responsibility, In the latest proposal there Is no uttempt to deny responsibility for the sinking of the Lusitania. Hut Ger many assumes liability for the Am erican lives lost, offers reparation by the payment of Indemnity nd as sures tho United Htates that the kill ing of Americans was without Intent. The destruction of tho liner was an ct of reprisal for the British block ade under the orders In council, ac cording to the German view, and re prisals should not be applied to neu trals. The tentative communication also states that the method ot con ducting submarine, wurfaiy In th" ,oth s. .1 has been modified because of friendship for the United States and I ause of the fact that Amurl- run lives had been lost. In this last connection, it was said tonight that It was within the range of possibilities that some reference might be made In the preface of the communication, should It be transmitted formally to the United States to he correspondence In the Arable case, In a note t Secretary ; Lansing on September Count von BrniHtorff, the German ambassador, i wrote that his "instructions cor teeming our answer " V"11' 1 ,:" ' tsnia note contain Hi" fcllew.i! ' passage: AgTcwitmit Vi IU Formed. ' "'Liners will not tie sunk by oir : submarines w ithout warning and without regarding the safety of Ii"e of r,oi.-coi,,bah,nts, provided that th liner" do not tr to if. ape or oiler resletance.' ; "These Instruct Ions have not t JiCn mil (if formal ln connection with the Lusiiaiibi case directly. At me time ef the receipt tf the comnmnl , ation Secretary Lansing declared that If appeared to be ''a recoguit Ion ol the fundamental principle f'T which we hftvo contended." official and diplomatic, circles ar .mxiounly awaiting the publication of a Matemcrit ronrcrninijT the Lusitania negotiations which Secretary Lansing said yesterday nlliht be made within the nent few day. The statement, ii tt-is considered, miRht be forth coming i,t a nv time after President Wilson and S'-eiel.iry Lansing- dis , nss the pioposal. Count von R rnstorff, the German ambiiM-ador, expceis to be called to th., stile department after the con J. p ro o between the president and ihe s.er, tary. That the ambassador believes h" m.iv be summoned in th" ..r future was indicated when it came known that he had cancelled ,r tl.. pies.-i.i engagi'inents out of u-tiiiiii i-iii- I a. I or v. Rome. Feb. ti (via I oiulon, 7:07 p. 'in.) Austria' arms factory, the Sko da works, at Pilsen, H(.hemla. has been par'lv destroyed as the result of an explosion, according t a dispatch ! from Bucharest, Rumania lo I Mrssagaro. the