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LARGEST SWORN CIRCULATION IN NORTHERN INDIANA.
FTERMODN Edition tiii: vuTin:i:. INIdANA Cloudy to night anil W-dn" May ; ;r t: bly I . .il srj'w or rains; nMcr i:i south to night. I'Wf:i: MICHIGAN CIiilv tonlcht and Wed nesday; probably ltM.nl sn u . s . AVERAGE DAILY NEWS-TIMES CIRCULATION FOR DECEMBER WAS 15,879. READ THE 'WANTS' VOL. XXXn., NO. 33, SOUTH BEND, INDIANA, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 1915. PRICE TWO CENTS S OXTTH BE NB WE WS-TIMES. rinuT curiftino im riuii i ovviNbdiiii i BRITISH FAVOR ON LA BASSEE FRONT French Official Statement Says Terrific Engagement Ends With Tide Against Germans Who Abandon Trenches. ARTILLERY BOMBARDS BELGIANS IN FLANDERS Big Guns Direct Heavy Fire Against Points of Support Recently Captured by King Albert's Troops. PAKI.S, Fob. 2. The tide of battle nn the IjaHassec front, in northern France, has swung in favor of the Hritish after a terrific encasement. The olllcial statement issued by the war ofllco this afternoon stated that the Germans launched a fierce assault against tho Urilish lines at Guinehy, near IalJassce, but the Iiritish rall.ed and in counter attacks not only re trained all the ground that they lost but took some German trenches in addition. Heavy French artillery is bombard ing the railway station at Noyon, where the Germans were carrying out commissary work. In "West Flanders German artillery lias been carrying on a severe can nonade against Belgian works. The ctticlal communique follows: "The day of Feb. 1 was marked by an increase of the intensity of the ar tillery duels on both sides. lt wa-s also noted by a series of German attacks of 'secondary import ance which were all repulsed with heavy losses to tho enemy in propor tion to the forces engaged. Artillery is Active1. "In Belgium the German heavy ar tillery has shown a great deal of ac tivity upon tho whole front occupied by the Belgian troops and especially against the several points of support which they (the Belgians) had cap tured some time ago. "In the region of tho Yser around Vpres, very' violent cannonade has taken place. "From the L,ys to tho Somme, a German regiment attacked an English post near Guntenehy and succeeded in throwing back the English but the British by a series of counter attacks reoccupieel the ground lost and then mado some progress, capturing some af the enemy's trenches. "Tho action referred to in the com munique of Feb. 1, 11 p. in., as hav ing taken place along the road from r.rthuno to IaBasseo was particulaily brilliant for our infantry. The num ber of troops employed by the (Jer mans in this fighting seems to have been at least a battalion. The two opening attacks were checked by our tire; the first succeeded in entering one of our trenches but a counter at tack made immediately with the bay onet permitted us to repulse the en emy. Some Germans alone succeeded in regaining their trenches. All the others were killed or made prisoners. "Between the Sommo and the Oise and along the front of the Aisne no important event has taken place with the exception of the German attack made upon Beaumont-llamel which was not renewed. Hombanl Knllroacl Station. "Our heavy artillerv has bombard ed the railroad station at Noyem where the enemf was carrying out his commissary work. Our guns caused two explosions, the smoke of which hung in the' air for more than two and a half hours. "In the region -sf IVrthe our meth odical progress continues. We have occupied another small forest to the northwest of this village. "In tl5e Voevre tho enemy has at tempted an attack upon the western corner of the forest of Bouchot. to the northeast of Troyon. This attack was Immediately stopped. "There is nothing new to report on the front of Eorraine or of the Vos ges." Fire set by German shells Is sweep ing the city of Thann. in upper Al sace. which is now held by the French, it is reported from Belfort Artillery duels are again raging all along the lit e. In the Vosges and in Alsace Irralne the i gun combats are going on in a blinding snow stoim. Engineers Hart Hit. The German engineers and sappers attached to the German army of the Aisne have suffered heavily from the French cannonade directed toward now German trenches which were in the course of construction. French marines have been sent to reinforce the Belgian troops in West l "landers. Fast of Amiens, near Albert and on lie I.aBassee canal the German in fintry attacks against the first l.ne French nd British field works have been repulsed and the corpses of men who fell in the lighting on Fri day and Saturday still lay upon the muddy battle field. ALFALFA WILL BE TOPIC AT COMMUNITY MEETING Alfalfa culture from the time of its ceding to its harvest will be the cen tral theme of dismssion Wednesday at the regular session of the Clay and He.rris township community center. The meeting will be held at the Stor school house. The history of alfalfa, its distribu tion, adaptability to various soils, fer tilizing, drainage, seeding, inoculation, treatment" will bo dieused in Th rirst part of the program. The second prirt will be devoted to the various foo.J propensities it has. the .arletie.i and enemies ! CHARITY WORKERS MEET TO DISCUSS MEANS OF RAISING EFFICIENCY Representatives of the various as sociations of the city met Tuesday forenoon with Township Trustee Klinger for the purpose of evolving some plan whereby the charity work in the county may be carried on with fewer losses. The meeting lasted during the entire forenoon and It was agreed among other things that a meeting should be held each week so that the work of each organization could be compared and checked. The meeting came as the result of losses which the various charity or ganizations have sustained through the operations of innumerable per sons who have made it a habit to se cure clothing and food from various sources .it the same time. It ha been found that many families have second good living by thus imposing on the good will of the charities. The plan of the organizations to work to gether will preclude chances for this sort of operations. FACTORY HEADS DENY Humor That Discharge Will Fol low Drinking Fails of Con firmation. Contrary to denials and evasive answers the rumor persists that the factories of South Pend have gone on the trail of John Barleycorn. In fact, the rumor stage has been outgrown and Hat statements have been made by employes of one corporation that beginning Feb. 1 the edict went forth that the ban was on liquor. It was stated by these men that bulletins had been posted to the effect that if any man in the employ of that cor poration were caught going into or coming out of i saloon he would be immediately discharged. It was fur ther stated that the word had been passed around that similar bulletins would find themselves in all of the factories of the city. A. It. Frskine. tirst vice president and treasurer of the Studebaker cor poration ilatly denied that such a move had been undertaken in the cor poration he represented. It was from Studebaker employes that the tirst re port emanated. That no such move had been con templated at the Oliver chilled plow works was the statement given out there with the .added comment that such tactics would not be fair, to "lire" a man Just because he took a drink would work more hardship on the man's family than on him. At the Stephenson underwear mills neither denial ncr affirmation would be vouched. Ignorance of any such action as re ported was the gist of the answer made at the South Bend woolen mills. B. A. Birdsell, president of the Birdsell Mfg. Co., said no action as reported had or would be undertaken at the wagon plant. J. Q. Ames, general secretary of the Y. M. C. A.) who has been one of the local leaders in the anti-liquor fight, said that although he had not heard of anything dcllnlte along the lines reported, he believed some drastic steps were under way. "And it's the only way tho thing can be stamped out," he said. Rev. John S. Burns of Trinity Pres byterian church, who has been promi nently connected with the anti-liquor forces, would not commit himself on the report either way. WILL PUT ELECTION OP TO PEOPLE EFFECTED Ralston Says He Will Follow Constituents' Desires in Fleming's Resignation. INDIANAPOLIS. Feb. L For tho iirst time since the resignation of State en. ,S. P. Fleming of Allen and Adams counties. (jo. Ralston today made a direct statement of his in tention to act In tho matter. "The law," said the executive, "says an election shall be called to choose a state senator in case of a vacancy such as has been created by ,en. Fleming's resignation. But at the present time bot-h counties which were represented by him are being represented in both houses. From all Indications the people of these two counties are unwilling to bear the ex pense of a special election to choose another senator to take sen. Flem ing's place. I will be governed as far as possible by their desires." The governor said he implied in his statement that there would be no special election unless the people of these two counties took tho initiative anil demanded some action. Flem ing's term will expire with the close of this session of the legislature. A successor would be elected at the next regular election and in this manner, the governor explained, no extra expense would be Incurred by the two c unties. GIVE LECTURES IN WELLS-FARGO OFFICES Cvery oili'-e cf the Wells Fargo Rx press V. in the Fnited States was closed to business at 1 o'clock Tues day afternoon while for a half hour employes listened to lectures on sub jects pertaining to the transportation business. The lecture was delivered at the ornee in this city by c. n. Gdarner. route agent from Chicago. This giving of lectures at the same hour in the various others is an in novation which has b en tried only to a limited extent heretofore. Tueday the lectures were given at the same hour in 9.00v) a Rices and were heard by nearly 2f,00 employes. The pur pose of the plan is to acquaint the employes more thoroughly with the principals of the expres business. LIQUOR BAN REPORT GERMANS LAUNCH ANOTHER DRIVE AGAINST WARSAW! Great Battle Develops East of Lowicz in Poland Where Teu tons Attempt to Divert En emy From East Prussia. PIITRf GRAD, Feb. J. Another great battle has developed e;ist of Lowicz in Poland where furious at tacks and counter attacks have been in progress for three days. In an olllcial statement issued today, it was admitted that, on Sunday the Rus sians holding the front near llolimow were driven back from their first line trenches, but later they regained some of them. The German losses are described as colossal. The forces of Field Marshal Von llindenburg drove their furious assaults against the Russian counter despite . the pounding of the Russian artillery. The lighting in that region indicates that the Germans are trying to launch another drive against War saw to dicrt the Russians from their operations in East Prussia. The statement says: "German prisoners report that the Germans last week lost oer tj.ooo killed and many prisoners. In the Carpathians the Russians captured 7S officers and 4,065 men and took 10 rapid-fire, guns and 10 cannon. "On Sunday The Germans concen trated a great force with artillery in the region of Sochachzew, Borjimow, ami developed an offensive of great tenacity which compelled us to retire to our second line of trenches." Turn Germans Out of Trenches. "Counter attacks by the Russians turned the Germans out of all the trenches they had occupied, causing them colossal losses. Simultaneously with the Borjimow attack the Ger mans carried out a series of determ ined assaults along a front from the village of Gouime to tho hamlet of Moghelj, these being supported by heavy artillery lire. We repulsed all! these attacks partly by artillery and rile lire and partly by the bayonet. "Between noon and 2 o'clock Sun day afternoon the Germans, thanks to the activity of their artillery against our trenches, succeeded in carrying a part of them. At 2 o'clock we began a general counter attack with the re sult hat toward evening on Sunday the enemy retained only a small part of the advanced trenches and a castle. Thus the German successes on Sun day in the vicinity of Borjimow was insignificant compared with the losses sustained by them through our tire and bayonet attacks. According to our military commanders our artillery Inflicted immense damage upon the Germans dispensing great gatherings of the enemy and reducing to silence a numberof German batteries. As a result of this we were able to with stand the withering tire of the enemy. "Fighting continued in tho Carpath ians. "We continue to advance with suc cess along the Nijnla-Polianka Budo viska front. "After the fighting in the Iapno Dobrzln front it required GO carriages to remove the enemy's wounded. Ixso 0,000 Men. "German prisoners taken in ,he Borjimow district say that the Ger man attacks on this front overi dis tance of one and one-half kilometers long', cost the Germans, between Jan. 23 and Jan. 30, over 6,000 killed, be sides many wounded. In the Car pathians from Jan. 36 to Jan. lm on the Ninia-jPolIanka-WysIok front we captured 7S otlicers and 4, ;." men and took 10 rapid-lire guns, an 1 four cannon." Appended to the official statement was the following note: "The severe encounters on the Soohaczew-Bolimow front and on the Rawka and Bzura rivers indicates that the Germans are making another at tempt to move on Warsaw. The fccene of the lighting in this region is about 30' miles from Warsaw." SENTENCES S0SN0SKI TO THE REFORMATORY Youth N (ilveu Indeterminate Sen tence for Grand Larceny Com mon J-iu Decides Question. John Sosnoski. 23 years old. was sentenced to serve from one to 14 I years in the reformatorv Tuesdav i i - . . . . morning oy juage i-orej. The defend ant was also lined one dollar and the fine was suspended. Sosnoski had been found guilty of robbing the saloon of A. G. Schultz at New Car jisle and securing Jewelry and 47.60 in cash. The prosecution was con ducted by I-jr.iet N5 c. A sealed verdict was brought in Monday morning. Tuesday morning a motion was made by counsel foe the defendant that the verdict h set aside on the grounds that the jury was not present when the verdict was read. Nye objected to this on the grounds that it had been agreed that the jury should disband after coming to a decision. The objection was sus tained. The case developed an interesting point in that there was doubt as to what should be done with the money which was claimed both by the de fendant and the complaining witness. The contention was made that as property was involved civil action would need to be brought. The ques tion was a rare one arising out of the circumstance of the alleged stolen property being found on the accused. A decision was reached through a common law decision giving th judge in such a case the right to en ter an order directing the sheriff as to the disposition of the property. The property in this cas,- was given to Schultz. An appeal may be taken by J. B. WypNzynski. for the defendant, on the grounds that the only agreement was that the Jury could disband after the verdict was read and that tb" absence of the jury makes the verdict void. T t . r 11 . I jL-aiest JDuiienns From War Zone Pi:TKOGi:Al. Feb. 2. Sev enty thousand Turks were killed, wounded or taken prisoners by the Russians in the decisive but tle in the Caucasus, w hich ended with the route of II river Pasha s army at Karaurgan and Sary Kamisch. These ligurcs are given the Bourse Gazette, one hundred and sixty thousand residents of Persia and Turkey have been left homeless through the devastation of the country by the Turkish armies. P. Kit UN i Via Amsterdam, i Feb. J. Krench aeroplanes have bombarded Muelhausen and Relchweiler, in upper Alsace, doing heavy damage, says a dis patch to the Berliner Tageblatt from Strassburg. At Muelhausen the aviators concentrated their fire upon the railway station. Although chased by German air men the French aviators escaped. Reichweiler is three miles north west of Muelhausen. COPFNHAGFN. Feb. 2. .Lieut, von Kluck, eldest son of Gen. von Kluck, commander of one of the German armies in Prance, was killed at Middle- kircke in Belgium, during a bombardment of that port by British warships, according to in formation received here today. Lieut, von Kluck was L'S years old and was attached to the naval marine service. MAYOR HEARS EVIDENCE IN A. C. THATCHER CASE Saloon Iroprietor May Lose License as Result of Petition Hied by Chief Kerr Oilicers Testify. Mayor Keller heard the evidence Tuesday morning in the case of A. C. Thatcher, Michigan st. saloon propri etor, whose license may be, revoked as a result of a petition to tha effect filed by Chief of Police Kerr. Patrolman Cutting and Detectives Diver, Lane and Shirk testified that the violations had occurred on Nov. 27. 1114, and that Thatcher had been lined on that oc casion. The eomplaints of the petition were corroborated, it was said by the mayor, by the officers. It was brought out that Thatcher had also violated the state liquor laws in July, i:14. .lie entered no defense. Mayor Keller reserved his decision in tho matter until Wednesday morn ing. City Atty. Seebirt was not pres ent. SUES J. H John 11. Quilhot, vice investigator, has been sued ir, the superior court for $ 1.", 00 0 da ma pes by Frank La Point, cigar manufacturer, 324 N. Notre Dame av. The plaintiff is rep resented by Jellison & Jellison. The charge is that Quilhot misrepresented himself as a cigar salesman by the name of John Gillett and through his operations as a detective put the plaintiff and his business to ill re pute. AGED LIVESTOCK DEALER DIES WHEN HOME BURNS CHICAGO, Feb. John J. Law ler, livestock commission merchant at the stock yards. w;ts in Mercy hospital today suffering from serious burns as the result of his attempt to rescue his father from llames whicli destroyed the Lawler home last night. Michael (. Lawler. his father, perished when the younger man's clothing became ignited and he fell down the llaming stairway while carrying his father. Iawler, senior, was xj years old, and a pioneer livestock dealer here. BUREAU REPORT SHOWS NO DECREASE IN THE NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED Figures gathered from the Indiana free employment oilice show that there is no diminishing of the number of unemployed men in the city. Dur ing the month of January there were 472 men who applied for jobs and of these there were J0 who were given places. Th-re wire OTj persons who made application for men. On the other hand there were 110 women who applied for work and of these there were 4S who were civen work. There were .".4 persons who wanted women to work for them. Asst. Supt. Hess finds through his work with the unemployed that there is a willingness to do whatever work can be found to do but that there is a great scarcity of odd job' to be found. It is particularly noticeable this winter he declares, that men of business are catting down expenses in every wav possible in order to tide over the winter and are doing work themselves that ordinarily would be done by the odd-jo' man. Apparently there are mo.-e men who are remaining on the farms this winter than has been tlo case during any pervious winter. Th" only rea son that there are more applications for help than there are places tilled is the fact that expert help is wanted whereas the majority of the men out of employment are the unskilled. A to the women it appears that an elderly woman can very easily get work as there are many applications for such to act as companions and housekeepers. Apparently the servant question is not so burning as in years l ast for the calls for servants are few. This is dae somewhat. however, to the fact that those girls who apply to the free agency are generally foreign born and arc unacquainted with the methods obtaining in homes which boast of servants. I . PUT FOR 15,000 DAMAGES SENATE RECEIVES MRS MILLER'S BILL 01 9-HOUR Oft Van IMuys Introduces Measure Drafted by South Bend Wo man to Relieve Labor Condi tionsBattle Over Rates. ANTI "BLACKLIST" BILL IS ON THIRD READING Measure Passes Second Read ing When House Adopts Fa vorable Report of Committee Refer Westfall Bill. IXDIAXAPOIJS, Feb. C Although the Waltz railroad bill providing for an increase of one-half cent in pas senger rates in Indiana, has not been considered at any meeting of the house committee on railroads, the in dividual members of the committee are being besieged by friends and op ponents of the measure. Tlie majority of letters received by the committee favor the bill. 1 The greatest opposition is being found in the rural districts, where the opinion prevails that the railroads al ready are getting enough revenue for carrying passengers. Hep. Waltz is preparing statistics to pit against statements that the railroads desire the increase in order to pay dividends on generously watered stock. In 32 cities in Indiana civic, organi gatlons have adopted resolutions in favor of the bill. Among the cities are Richmond. Hammond, Clary, Lo gansport. Indiana Harbor, Whiting. Crown Point and Laporte. Warsaw, Hartford City and Madison. Public meetings arc being planned in prac tically every city and town in the state to consider the proposed fare in crease . The house committee will not make any report on the bill, although it is known a majority of the mem bers favor its passage, until after a public hearing has been held. lroonts Nine-Hour Hill. In the senate this morning. Sen. Van Xuys offered his promised bill provid ir j for a nine-hour working day and 50-hour week for women workers In Indiana. The Van Nuys measure which wvs drawn by Mrs. w. K. Miller of the commission appointed by Gov. Ralston to investigate wom en's working conditions, provides for one half holiday a week. Rep. Rule's abatement bill making owners of houses used for immoral purposes guilty of a misdemeanor, was reported favorably in the house todaj'. Minority I,eader Fschbach's meas ure on the licensing of motor vehicles making fees payable to the county treasurer instead to the state was favorably reported. A favorable re port also was made on lie p. Ilagerty's bill providing that a person convicted six times of drunkenness may be sentenced to the state penal farm or the woman's prison. Liquor Question. For the first time during the present session of the legislature the liquor question became an issue today with the introduction by Sen. Krau of Elkhart of a bill affecting elections to determine whether or not cities and towns shall be wet or dry. The Flkhart senator's bill would provide that one petition tiled with the county commissioners, an election would be called within 20 to 30 days. It does not require ar.y certain number of signatures to the peti tion, but stipulates that sullicient money shall be deposited to pay the costs of the special election. The measure provides that if the election goes in favor of the drj.s all liquor licenses granted after the tiling of Uie petition shall be foreclosed and money re funded for time the licenses are not available but the holder of the license is given 10 days in which to terminate his business. The bill would not affect the holders of licenses granted prior to the filing of the petition, ex ept that renewals would be con sidered as new license?. Agitation following the introduction of a bill to limit the salary of the Marion county prosecutor resulted to dav in the offering of a bill by Sen. Flkman to make the salary of every prosecutor $500 a year in addition to fees to which they are now entitled, except in judicial districts compris ing three counties where the salary shall be $1,5 00 and two counties $1,000. Would I'xeinpt Uoiid. A bill to exempt from taxation bonds issued by the Y. M. C. A. and the Y. W. C. A. wa-s offered by Sen. White. Sen. Lantz introduced a measure to allow cities of the fourth and fifth class to levy a tax for the maintenance of municipal hospitals. The house today passed the Van Horn bill providing for the prosecu tion of all criminal cases except mur der and treason during court vaca tions. The vote wa-s 6S to 25. By a vote of 80 to 11 the house passed the M.Culloch measure prohibiting the killing of game birds in Indiana for a period f six years. The house also passed the Kinder measure permit ting the erection of coliseums in cities of "from r.O.ooo to 0.000 inhabitants. Adopt l,aora.ble l!eiort. The house Monday afiernoon adopt ed the favorable report of committed on the Kvelo bill, which provides for employers giving references to em ployes when the latter leave their ser vice, and which is aimed to do away with the "blacklist" among employ ers. The bill passed second reading. The Dunmir bill, amended in minor particulars, which would provide for the annual licensing of all commis sion men by the secretary of state, came out on the Uoor of the house (.CONTINUED ON PACK 12.) COURT SENTENCES GIRL Theresa Iloldizsar Sent to sc hool at (IaifinoiH. Theressu Koldizsar. 12 years old. living at 102 S. Kimball st.. was sen tenced to the Indiana Girls' school at Clarcmont onday by the juvenile court. It is said that the girl during last two years has refused to remain at home, but has mada it a habit to run away on occasions and frequent places unknown to her parents, she il at the Oliver school has been a pup where it is said the teachers could tb nothing with her. STUDEBAKER DIRECTORS DECLARE A DIVIDEND A dividend of 1 ::-4 per cent was declared Tuesdav by the Studebaker corporation to its stockholders. The annual session of the directors v.a held at the South ltend oltices during the day, the declaring of dividends being the feature. Routine busimss was the order of the day announced A. K. Erskine. iirst vice president and treasurer. The dividend declared is payable on March 1 to all stockholders of rec ord on Feb. 10. stated Mr. Frskine. GET 10 PROTESTS Wilson Gays Conferences With Diplomats Have Revealed No Objections to Measure Now Pending in Congress. WASHINGTON. Feb. 2. The ship purchase 4ill is not doomed to defeat. Pres't Wilson indicated today. He! stated that the bill had been the sub-j ject of various conservations between the state department and diplomats j that no protest of any kind had been made by European nations against j the prospective purchase of foreign j ships. The president expressed thej hope that the progressive republican J will support' his measure when a few 1 amendments are made to it that arej not inconsistent with the purpose ol the bill. He told his callers that the bill ultimately will be passed. He made it clear that he was willing to have the ship purchase measure amended provided the amendments did not alter the general purpose of the bill. He would not commit the senate democrats as to the amend ments, however, and said he was not e xpressing an opinion as to whether the amendments would be acceptable to them. en. Kenyon of Iowa, and Norris of Nebraska, two of the strongest 1 progressive republicans in the senate1. ! conferred with the president and it i understood that a general course of action was agreed upon. The presi dent showed to them that the bill as it stands meets many of the objee tions which they hae urged against it. The e prcsmem noes not mink tnai any democratic vote will be- iest by the amendments which hav e ben proposed. Te the best of his knowl edge, he? adelcd, few ef the German ships interned in American harbors' were' of the tramp type, and indicated j that the Fnite-d States could build 1 steamers m tne same tpe witnm a short time. Fnder the ne-w alignment of forces in tlie senate, the administration leaders admittol they were outnum bered lv two vote's anil were be'ate-n unless they cemld win over sme of the pregrcss'ivo republican senators by making concessions in the i'erm j or amendments to the lull. onse ejuently the- caucus was calb-d t con sider the overtures te lie made-. It is understood that if the admin istration will strike fre.rn the bill all reference to leasing and provide for government ownership and operations of these1 shins and orohibit theinir- OVER PROPOSED 1 SHIP PURCHASES! chase e,f vessels of belligerents n.-wt''d 'ogethe-r by tlie tr.igno-ids and interned. ens. Plapp. Craw -ford. ,v lh' -', ''! '1- N"t only v.a- tb Kenvon and NorrU will sunt.ort the' 'bird pb-r. that toward Co- e'ai.adiai. bill. Thev are listed as prgre-ssive repuouoans. mi they- four the line up weuihl staml u to 4" in favor of th bill provide! all de-mo- crats as thev hd veste-rdav AGER CASE CONTINUES. QUILHOT STILL MISSING. SUBPENAS ARE UNSERVED Witnesses for the otfte In the cae against Crank Ager. r bar gee! y.th maintaining a house of ill fame, v., re heard during the e ntire fore ri-en Tuesd.'V-" n no superior cemrt. J. H. Quilhv. vice investigator, who has been ibpenaed by both the state- anI the defense, did not appear eluring the feerenoon. It was stated by oiticer that he was seen to return to his home on Vistula a v. Momlay night, alb r having been away all day. It was said by some that he had h--n in Jackson. Mich., since Saturday. The witnesses heard in the Ager case Tuesday were- members .f th police force and persons living n ar the Ager place, who tetind against the character of the pe-oph freuu- nt ing the house. Pedicewoman Fvans . . -.1. was one who lesuneo against. tne I tie i character of girls who hal been sr-n to enter the house. , FIND $1,200 ON BODY OF DOG ACT OWNER CHICAGO. T-Vb. : Twelve h :n dred dollar in curren-y r. nl g il. found on the body of Frank F.-irn. owner of a trained elog act. will be turned over to hi- widow today whec she arrives from IJoston. The police found the money when thev e-arri"d the body to the morgue. The dog--ar1 being kept in the rooming houo where Durns was taken ill GAWADIAW PACFIC BRIDGE WRECKED: ARREST GERMAN Span Over St. Croix River From . Vanceboro, me., to McAdam Junction. N. B is Dynamited Supposedly to Stop Supplies. U. S. AUTHORITIES TAKE SUSPECT IN CUSTODY Police Say Teuton Officer Has Admtited Act, Declaring it a Blow Against the Kaisers Enemy. PORTLAND. Mc FeH. A Cerman otheer named Horn hs been arrested in c-o:me-tion with tlie blowing u; f the railway bridge over the Si. Croix river at Yanciboro. early lay. Horn wms arrest"! on Fnited "'rites soil near anceboro by State Came Warden tit ore W. Ross. He was taken to Y.uue boi o where he wa.3 cami.i d ) v otlbia!. of Washirgt'n eiuinty. Acting lost. Atty. Chapman of Portia J was at onco- notified of Horn' arrest inel at t.c s. :-.. time iho federal autVorims wcre apprised of the situation. It H likely -hat international coir. liga tions .vill ensue. Hon., tln prisoner, was asked wji he bail dynamited the bridge-, and made answer, aecurdinu to tlie polh e, that his country wa at war with Creat P.ritain and Can ada wa.s a part of the enemy's country. He stated, according to the ej'bcers. that he came fimi New York Saturday and put up at the- be-st hotel. H- r -turned ti the hotel, th" poli e .vaid im mMliately after tho explosion, but wa out long enough to suffer a frost-bjtt-n thumb. Apparcntl he fell in the rive-r. for his cloth ing had h-en soake-d through and frozen on him. The' suspect i beiiiL: held in close custody, lb told the- author ities in broken Fn-lish that his full name-d is W'e-rne-r Van Horn. It is believed That tlie plot was hatche d in New York as a .-ketch f the bridge- toge-ther with a Ccr man tlau. was found in tlo pris- e'Il( I'S pocket. YA. 'i:i:oit . Me.. Feb. J. The jste-! brh'go ov-r tin- St. e'roix nver f,,,m Yam e-:., o M.iito-. to McAduii Junction. N. 11., an important link in the Canaelian Pa ilic railroad o r which niov ..f tlo- war shipme-nts of food and hoist s have' b e-u s ni ' St. John. N. 15., wa- lii'iu 11 up hoftl after 1 oYhn-k tnis morning by e L i llians r lit riM.iii sympathize-r-. ac cording to '.lie be die f of the liilw;e e illicia I . The flCl'Ttl otl- of the- thtee Mo!). JUetS whhh SUppol't the- 'uid'-e W.iS destroye-d by some- hm'l e-dje with a ei-t on.i t ion whhh r.-k.-d tin house- in Yar.ee-bot i. sb.att earing th windows of the railroad M it;oi at; alarming the residents or. tile ".1 nal ia n side- o' the ri e r. Til: Me gird'IS e.f The- spa r.s at th- an.olian ro! brelge we s'rair.e d enit tWo th ha pe. Mid of tile- ill idge- e eUIlble-le I'o'.'iol vot-yiom 11 i .-;: . 1 th.; t.-o- .-tiai!,:iiu J the st.-d strui tur- ha damage-,! I g te a t efe-nt the- standing pb r-v Ne-ith'-r tlo- M.-.ine- e'e.-itta! Canadian Pao-ih- railway 1 an the ! 1 1 .1 any noetic-- for the- wi'M-;u:,: br:lg e.the-t than ni,,- :iMir.g tiie- war. The-i- ha- b--n mi f th in. :a - uai 1 eif Canadian - 1 1 i-1 - j 1 dutv a t K. bridge. Pailio.o! t?:-n intimate- that Germans e r C-i mai! :n;- pat h:z-i e-17e-d tiie- ..Jej.iiirill.it -v. a stormy ni-ht at n t;n-- w h-n Jr.w!'..- o-j- tb- I 1 1 bridge- w;i slack, to nt into t b' etl -1 T Si t ra lisporl a t .on I ; i - , , r aeia has be a - n , , , , i . pfee i-lol.s t j! o pe- fi u U I a I Jejh ns. Sav Iliielg Wa- ) tut oiiteel n n .it e- i.- "The br idge- v. .' Supr. Cr.c.t e.f tl. a . !- ! e i t..i ! .a ti l who is in dire'-; cbar-e- ; ni' t he- r.i.nl in h 1 1 ! i t ; i- . : uate-d. "The- east rri -h'l t :i w a s re. ke d by a ! Ml . . with a time- J.:-e-. pjoiai.ly bfr- th - i -I-: i . The:, a g ! r -1 el at v at ; h- i : cl the day. ;iral night. The- ;. I t.'la r i d t-- - a lias . t e Lt -.! tl:' i,.,, . ri ; : n i . 'Ill ha I .' Tl i'-;r.iig t v . . !l l 'V , . ---wi-i a.- . a:.a.l:a:. to- wo.v- ,,n m- , n;e-i c a :i .-co oi r M iie-r touh! erbtain an. tra- e.f th'--wiio might hae- b.--n r-"!'cti'.!e- th epl'eae. p.- h;.:!i w no! t ; the falling sr:'v.- obht-rate-d a prints that mi-h ecJi-r-v :- 're-d alu:bl .a runnm- ". a C .T!Xl'i:J c i.Y 1 agj: oniric A pplie-at ion PPI.Y roi: .ion. 1 1 a - ! r e - ; i mail-- t t h " county cmmi-t'ner b Walter Si hultz and if, for tl.- jn-:to.n -f on-j oel ia n f the- p ibi-.e comfort ta- tion.