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MIOUKJAN. ' 1 : 1 y tonight
and Saturday; probu ly .-how-rr?
iri edition!
VOL. XXXII., NO. 183.
a i-1 MOON
Stale Department Considers
Matter Closed Pending Re
ceipt of Further Official Re
ports of Submarine Attack.
Surveillance Exercised by U. S.
Customs Officials Likely to
be Subject of Probe No
New Cause For Complaint.
WASHINGTON. July - Thrre was
a marked lessening of tension in of
tieial Washington today over the sink
ing of the steamship Armenian with
loss of Ametican lives.
State department authorities still
maintained their oilit ial silence, .end
ing compute reports from it.- repre
sentatives ina sttg tt ing the disaster,
eat there was evident about the de
partment adisposition to consider the
incident closed as far as this govern
ment was concerned.
ntlkials generally wore inclined to
;ierept the press reports showing that
ipi. Trickev resisted capture and
this, together with Ambassadr race's
statement that the Pritish admiralty
stated the xestd un." on admiralty
business, gave the impression that
the Cermins were justilied under the
rules of war. in sinking the mule ship.
It was stated that under international
law. a belli-f rent warship is war
i. -int.il in sinking an enemy vessel
that ignores a
halt een thou
warning command
;h non-combatants
to i
a 1 a id.
The point was raised in some quar
ters, however, that in view of the
fact, that CirniMiiy praetiealy had
given warning that the kaiser's sub
marine commanders would sink en
( my ships without notice, justification
might le found for a merchantman
carrying contraband to resist capture,
sinee under this warning the merch
ant commander had no assurance of
: : . f . t ;-. Fait the majority opinion in
administration circles seemed inclined
toward tlu former view of the rase.
May. Ka'iM Question-..
While it was admitted generally
that if the o!!i ial reports should bear
i! the weliminarv accounts of the
all 'air there would be little likelihood i
of any n-w cause for lomplaint to be!
made in connection with the issues j
l:ov pending between the Fnitedj
States arl ;rm mv. it was intimated1
by olhcials that the
Armenian miaht raise
sinking of the
some p l ( s t i o n 3
as to the extent of surveillance ex
i reis d by Arm rican custom? officials
er steamships sailing from the
Fnibd States, with contraband car
goes. It bos b en conceded by interna
tional law expert-; that Americans
have full rights to sell war munitions!
to anv nation at war arid there is no
u" lr '"'j
mn'.U V?
statute (laeettag the gover
prevent e poi i a 1 1. in oi arms. i.ui u
was d.c' led to t e a settled principle
that the l':iited States cannot permit
: belligerent to si:tlilish a siiply
hei e or
send government ships
munitions of war. This
io lal.e aw av
phase of t h e
ca- it was s;vgested,
e the basis of some dis-
might 1
a i s s i o n
a :Ta ir.
e mat
as tli.
r suit of the Arcmenian
The '.
.eliej' of otiieial
that the,
i-ue in the laisitat.ia
adjib-tfai vaf Kl'actorily
has not been changed
less of Am rican live.
of Gt nnaii submarines
case would be
with Germany
by til is latest
at the hands
it was slated
I.iUfly l 1' rsitMartory.
Thi-; aititude was the result of the
unofficial reports from Germany that
n preliminary draft of the Ferlin re
tde has h en sent to the kaiser and
that it i the hope of the German I
auTrioritirs mat n w in mu.-i i i-si
Wilson and that the plan to safe
guard Americans in the war one to
he suggested in the note will pro e
s at'.siav tory to the American govern-
1!. Tit.
The work of obtaining facts to pre-.-.
rA to tlie F.ritish authorities on in-t-i:'.
reia e with American shipping is
.-til! omg forward.
'lie state department had a new
x h.
b sf against the alleged misuse o
r.riti-li of the American lla. for
i'o:r bhTati.in.
It is Mated that affidavits have been
r.t to Washington by Ambassador
. r.
ird an 1 American consular officers
in i rma
tlvhig t!h
act using the
i rs and stripes
1'ritish of
ti . i . . ! . 1 1 1 a 1 k s
mar in
bv ('irnn.m sul-
atv- m otigation is
i , - . a . i
v i hi: g" . rnrient and
it.' ir.i.it ii tliat should th.'
1 . a!
V. ill
oat tii
i rges.
u ; a
Represented I'ldtcd Mate in Samoa
and rote I'aiiHMi. Poem.
- a.
, July
nth of
( 'll"
alter tii.
his w 1 1
f-imer Jutif ll;l!ir Mulligan, for
merly t'nited Stairs Tisul general to
SaMin.i. aii'l author o;' '"in Kentucky."
i' f. !!:;: poem, is d-ad at his home
l.r tj.y o! ,ipop!'. IK- was 71
"a r old
W.tb the vp!in of the time !ia
w : n pr !:ti:-g this uo rtitnent in
i ! J i I . J I : i i U e
: L'-Mt.glon.
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his 1 irthplae.-
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a. it
ir :a th ,
W h i t w i . t ! h .
! :: roj; , .
',.!' tol til
He died M'i
. -
y-.'.lY -,
t a r s
r 1 1 . it
ptar. Richard '
d. a tarm r of
s. .1 to p, rmit
tri-.-t iiim fr luck-jtw.
a ,i f : r i lit- county be alt h
oi '..n : - I: in;; b g al .lV..-'
him to .111 cm; medical
ut nor: in
, omp l
lt'gain CmwioiiMie. Hut Hn' of
Krf-mrry i SlUIit.
POCHHSTFP. X. V.. July -.The
condition of III. v. James K. Quig
ley of ("hiiaico. ww. is ill at the home
of his brother. Police Chief Joseph M.
Quil.-y. !'." Cady st.. was reported this
mfjrnin to he considerably improved.
The archbishop rallied during the
night and this morning recognized
those a round his bedside for the tirst
time since Monday afternoon. His
brst words words to Anthony czar
neki of Chicago, a close physical
friend. wer- regarding the welfare of
the Chicago archdiocese.
I Jr. Ia-s Pcruer. who was In at
tendance, all night, said at S:l."
o'clock that just now although the
archiishop's condition was cneourag
inir. it did not lessen to any extent the
fears of his physicians as to the ulti
mate result of his illness.
John Ilcdmoml Predicts its Tall if tt
TaiiiNrs With Home Kule.
di-hux, July j.m a sensat i,.nai !
speech here last night. John Kedmond.
leader of the Irish nationalists, voiced
his distrust of the new national cabi
net of Fngland and predicted that the j
go eminent would collapse within a
"week if it attempted any "insane pro
posal" like the repeal of the home rule
'T do riot ' favor t He coalition gov
ernment and cannot understand why
it is necessary," said .Mr. Redmond.
"My mistrust of it was shown plainly
by niy refusal to join it; but it was
only formed for the war time period.
Home rule for Ireland will automatic-
ally go into effect at the end of the
war and nothing can prevent it ex
cept the coalition government might
propose to repeal the law. If such
:.n insane proposal is put forward tho
government would not last a week."
Ketirod Merchant of Ilrooklyn Killed;
by Unknown I'nciny.
NFAV YORK, July l'. In the pres
ence of his two daughters, Frank
Alonza. a wealthy retired merchant,
was shot to death early today as ho
was walking along Garfield place.
The slayer shot from an automobile
and sped away before the alarm could
be Kiven. Just before he tired he rose
in the tonneau of the motor car and
shouted to Monza: "At last I've got
Monza's daughters. Julia, 19 years
old. and Josephine. 17 years old, told
the police their father had lng fear
ed assassination and seldom ventured
from the house unlcs.s accompanied
by a body guard. They did not know
the origin of their father's fears, but
believed it to be an old personal feud.
hargcil With IVo of MaiN for Fraud.
ulcn Purposes.
CHICAGO. July 2. William A.
Iavis. president of a lumber com-
I pany hearing tils name, and husband
of the woman who. at the national re
publican convention of ll'lj. started
a :b-minute demonstration by unfurl
ing an American flag and a picture of
Theodore Roosevelt from the balcony
in the Coliseum, was at liberty under
bond today, charged with operating a
swindle through use of the mails. It
was alleged that he conspired with a
lumber c
Liquid C
hrcker employed by tho
mid Carbonic Co. to defraud the
company in lumber deals.
Ex-Dictator Denounces His Ar
rest and Declares He Will
be Freed of Charge of Vio
lating Neutrality.
K PASO, Texas, July Gen. Vic
torano ilueria.. former president of
.Mexico, angrily denounced his arrest
i today, w hile lie criticised the attitude
of the Crated
States government
ward Mexico and
tliat lie
Would he lree.1 f th'
spiring to violate tin
charge of con-
American ncu-
trality laws.
1 shall not sp.ak as .Vietoriano
Huerta. hut as a simple bstander."
declared the former dictator of Mex
ico. "What right has the Washington i
K ei naieiii m i-ie i.. n. I raneiseo
it hasiVi'la its moral support, allow lum
facts to buy munitions of war. treat him
like a god msttad or the bandit that
he is and then at the same time ar
rest ami hold an innocent, patriotic
.Mexican, w no i.-;is n;- oomer i() visit
i his daughter. 1 am charged w ith vi..-
latinc the neutrality laws, hut 1
.Mil j , ,
dH- I t
satisfied that
1 will be honorablv
If it is spite work which
the American government to takt
hostile attitude toward me. I am sur
rised; if it is the law, I d not under
stand it: if it is policy then I char,
act rize it as ridiculous.
"Tll me is there a government in
"No. Well, if tlurt
is no goveni-
m nt in Mimcm. whv dos not
ington treat as criminals those Yillis
tas and 'arranizistas w ho daily meet
m your territory, huy arms here, bor
row money, and in other w rds. de
pend upon the Fluted States f,v sup
plies with which to c.irrv on their
work, assassination. thi eiy and pill
ae m my once ;air country.
' I went to our court house to
; ro- my innocence of the charge
;!-".;imt me. I was informed, that my
trial was postponed until July 11.
Why was this? It Is hecause th',' go-
irnmtnt has nothing on mu'
Richmond Doctor Among Sur
vivors of Armenian Rescued
and HeL Prisoner by Ger
mans Who Sank Steamer.
Cabin Boy of 15 Tells Thrilling
Tale Rivalling Sea Fiction,
Describing Rescue by Bel
gian Trawler Stevens.
CARDIFF, Wales. July 2. Several
members of the crew of the tor
pedoed Leyland liner Armenian,
anions them Dr. J. S. Viso of Rich
mond, Yu., were made prisoners by
'the German submarine C-oS, which
sank the steamship, according to sur
vivors who are in Cardiff. Those
taken on board the U-.1S were picked
up out of the water, after a shell
from the submarine had cut the
i ropes of a tilled Iifeooat, wnich was
i being lowered. Instead of placing
Hit ill in ciii'iiiii'i ll, iumwm i, inu
i. Germans retained them.
It is declared that, while the Ger
mans showed consideration for the
whites, they acted harshly toward the
negroes. Some of the negro stock
tenders, who were thrown into the
water when the ropes of the lifeboat
were cut, swam toward the suh-
! marine. When they tried to clamber
on hoard the German sailors kicked
their hands.
Capt. J. Trickcy of the Armenian
wa.s the last man to leave his ship.
Tolls TliHUin- Talc.
An exciting story is told ley Krnest
Robert Talbot, u 15-year-old cabin
boy and it has all the thrills of sea
tale by Robert Louis Stevenson.
"That was my tirst trip," said young;
Talbot, who wa.s among the 37 per
sons who left the Armenian in the
first lifeboat. It was this lifeboat that
was plunged into the water by a Ger
man shell cutting the ropes.
"The boat was about half way
I dow n," continued the cabin boy.
"when along came a shell and clipped
the ropes clean. We all tumbled into
the water and began swiming around.
I guess I must have been in the water
for an hour before I was picked tip
by another boat which I found to con
tain my brother. We were in the
lifeboat about 12 hours before being
picked up- but it was not so bad for
the weather was clear and the water
smooth. We all got mighty thirsty
tnough, and I was so hungry 1 could
have eaten my boots. All through
the night we could seo the Germans
tiring minutes light while they looked
for another ship to sink. After a bit
we discovered the lighthouse on Lundy
island and rowed in that direction
but when the Germans saw us they
tired a shell toward our boat and we
turned around and rowed away as f;ist
as we could.
"At last the Belgian trawler. Tres't
Stevens, came along and took us on
board, landing us at Milfordhavcn,
"The only ollicers drowned was the
fourth otlicer. Four of the crew died
in one boat. One had his head blown
almost o!T and another had both his
legs shot away.
Capt. Triekey. who was the last
man to leave the Armenian, acted
Kivp Mdp's Doctor,
"Two of the lifeboats were found
to be water-lodged, so Capt. Trickcy
had live of the lifeboats lashed to
gether with the water-logged ones in
the middle so that they would not
"The ir-T.S took on board the ship's
doctor, who is on American. They
also took on board two other white
men. When the negroes tried to climb
on board the submarine the German
sailors kicked them off.
"I had a mighty narrow escape be
fore Triekey surrendered. I was
standing on the deck alongside of a
negro seaman named Johnson, when
suddenly this man struck me with his
first, knocking me tlat. As I fell a
shell struck the deck house level,
near my head. The negro had heard
the noise of the approaching shell.
It missed him- but killed four men
inside the deck house."
Twenty-two survivors were brought
to Cardiff and are being cared for!
here b- the seamen's union. Several
are in the war hospital at
I F.ri-tol.
The Armenian lasted half an hour,
j after being torpedoed, according to
: John Wiley, a member of the engine
i room force, who snid: "I was in the
room all the time we were
beimr shelled. It was not until a
shell came down through the engine
oom sky-nght ana smasneu one or
the cylinders that we gave up hope
iff escaping. R was ahotit live min-
el.' v if'f.T rirrlir M-Vi.in t i .- rmnnini
V i f, 1 I I II 1H M kill tl IIIV IlliUi
I V rill a.nvrt li ti.r- !wi- liiiK in t Vl
air. This was :h minutes after she
had been torpedoed. 1 saw Hermans
kicking colored men. who tried to
clim? aboard the submarine.
"The ho. tt in which I got away
started with only 10 in it. but within
half an hour we had increased it to
I saw W. II. Parks, the ship's
baker, killed. Ri.s budy was blown
to ph ccs."
In all about lee shells were tired
at the Armenian. The cannonade was
directed b.v the commander of the
submarine Who. w irin. "r.n-v l.r.vii-Ti
overall, stood leaning against the1
conning tower of the submarine.
i:.pi.oio kiltus rnTi:i:.
MAK.-KILLKS. lYance. July ' 2.
Fifteen men were killed and many in
jured by an explosion in a govern
ment fuse factory here Thursday.
Hxpiatcs Murder of I'pre Agent
Who Befriended JUm.
AFBUItN. X. Y., July 2. .Spurning
assistance as he coolly walked to the
death chair, 2m. year-old David Dunn
was electrocuted in Auburn prison to
day for the murder of Harry Ed
wards, a Wells Fargo express agent at
Corning in February. 1 ! 1 4 . Thomas
Mott Osbdrne, the prison reformer and
warden at Sing Sing, tried unsuccess
fully to secure a respite for Dunn.
The condemned youth was recon
ciled to his fate, saying that death
was preferable to life, imprisonment.
His last words, spoken to the prison
chaplain were:
"Good bye. father."
Dunn had hade farewell to his
mother and brother Iat night. Three
minutes after he was strapped into
the death chair he was dead.
Dunn's crime created hitter feeling.
He had asked Kdwardi for permission
to sleep upon the rloor of the oltice
and afterward demanded money.
When the agent refused Dunn drew a
revolver and tired. The crime was
promptly discovered by a telephone
operator for, during the struggle in
the express office the telephone In
strument had been knocked over and
Dunn proved
knitted many
war sufferers.
While he was in prison
a model prisoner and
articles for the Polish
Official ''Eye Witness" Gives
Description of Machine Used
For Spraying Hot Liquid.
LuNDOX, July l I'.ritish troops
have captured one of the machines
used by the Germans to throw burn
ing liquid upon the allies troops and
a description of the contrivance is
given in a narrative written by the;
otiieial English "eye witness" at the
front and issued by the government
press bureau today.
"The captured apparatus," says the
eye witness, "comprises a portable;
ieservoir holding inflammable liquid
and means for spraying it. The form!
in which 'it is carried strapped to aj
man's hack is a steel cylinder con-
laiiunf; on ami compresseu air.
"Separate chambers for the
consist of suitable lengths of
latter ;
metal ;
pilc. J
"It is fitted with universal joints,
and a nozzle capable i-i rotation in'
aiv direction. When the valve is;
turned on the air pressure for es thej
oil out of the nozzle in a tine spray i
for a distance of more than 20 yards.
The oil is ignited automatically at
the nozzle and continues to issue in
a sheet of flame until the air pressure
falls low or the oil is exhausted."
The narrative gives the following
information as to military operations:
"South of Messines on the night of
June 4 some Ravarians who had re
cently taken over a section of the de
fenses, celebrated their presence in
the front line by undertaking a local
offensive form.
"A party under a lieutenant ad
vanced to make a bomb attack on our
trenches, but the men did not follow
their ollicers, who were bayonetted on
our parapet.
"In one quarter of the front on :
Friday (June 23) our artillery silenced j
tnree iterman guns, mew uown a
house which was sheltering a fourth
and also dispersed hostile working
parties in front of Cuinchy.
"The Ra Bassee church, which has
been a familiar landmark in front of
our right is gradually disappearing.
The Germans so far have knocked;
down the front part of the roof. It
is not known whether the dismantle
ment is rendered necessary by the
structure's unsafe condition or un
dertaken for other reasons.
"It is reported the Germans are
again using engines for throwing
burning liquid against the French."
Asserts President Is Certain of
Reelection and Will Be
Supported by Bryan.
WASHINGTON. July Z. 'Pres't
Wilson will be renominated by accla
mation in the democratic national con
vention next year." said Sen. Kern of
Indiana, leader of the upper house,
at the staV department today.
"lie will have no stronger advocate
than Mr. l'ryan. He will have no
more earnest supporter throughout
the campaign than .Mr. Dry an. and you
may take my word for it. the presi
dent will have no supporter whose as
sistance he will need more than Mr.
"As matters stand today, with no
immediate prospects of an end of the
Ruropean war. 1 consider that I'rcs't
Wilson is certain of reelection by an
overwhelming majority.
'Vertain claims have recently been
made by republicans that they would
win the senate next year. It is
scarcely modest for me to speak of
my own state, hut I will say that they
have no more chance of electing a re
publican from Indiana next year than
they have of eh-cting a republican
senator from Georgia."
.cen. Kern declared that the one
term plank in the Baltimore platform
which was put in as a n attirmation of
a similar plank w h n .Mr. I'.ryan wa.i
a candidate. He said it was taken
over from earlier platforms just as
the labor and other planks were taken
The .-enator added that he believed
the senate would adopt a modified
plan of debate rub as the fust work
of th coming session. He pointed
out that 40 democrats in the senate
signed a petition lat February ask
ing him a chairman of the caucus to
appoint a special committee f,r re
ision of the senate rules. This com
mittee, of which ecn. Owan of Okla
homa is chairman, will report to the
democratic caucus of the senate the
first week in December.
Steamers Caucasian, Ingle
moor. Welbury and Argyll
Are Latest Victims of Kais
er's Under Sea Craft.
No Confirmation Is Received of
Reported Capture of Krithia,
Turkish Stronghold, But the
Ottomans Suffered Defeat.
FAUlOUTh. England. July 2.
The chief otrieer and IS men of
the Caucasian crew and all of the
Inglemoor crew were landed here
today. Other of the Caucasian's
crew were taken to Penzance.
The sailors said that both the
Caucasian and the Inglemoor
were sunk by shell tire.
LONDON, July 2. The British
steamers Caucasian and Inglemoor
were sunk by a German submarine
during the night. The Caucasian and
Inglemoor were sunk off the Lizard,
the extreme southwestern point of
England by the submarine U-H9. sis
ter ship of the U-38, "which sank the
Armenian, causing the death of a
number of Americans.
The Caucasian was the first attack
ed by the submarine. After she had
been sunk, her sailors were picked up
by the Inglemoor, which in turn was
attacked by the submarine a shoit
time later and sent to the bottom.
Hound for Now Orleans.
The Caucasian, a vessel of 4,G5
tons, was bound from London for
New Orleans when attacked. The ship
was owned by the Petroleum Steam
ship Co., Limited, and was built in
Lx9!. Her length was 36 3.3 feet and
her beam 49.8 feet.
The Inglemoor was a steamer of
4.:'.3l tons, owned by the Moor line.
Limited. She was 363.1 feet long and
rl.l feet in breadth. London was the
home port of both ships.
si nk orr IRISH COAST.
I OX DO"" July 2. The British
steamer Welbury, bound for England
from Matanzas, Cuba, was sunk by a
German submarine off the south coast
of Ireland last night. The members of
her crew were landed .at Castletown,
Ireland, today.
The Welbury hailed from
Hartlepool nni was a vesspl of
tons. It was built in 1907.
The sailors of the Welbury
given 10 minutes in whioh to
their shlp.s. They took to the boats
and w ere later picked up 1 y a trawler.
The Welbury carried a cargo of
5.400 tons of sugar. Capt. Reterson
said on his arrival at Castletown that
the submarine's commander expressed
his pleasure on linding that the steam
er carried sugar.
Re fore the Welbury sailed from
Matanza.s some one had painted in
white letters inside the forehold this
"You have a cargo of sugar for
England. You will never get there."
om; si nk, oxr: dali:d.
CARDIFF, Wales, Ju'.y 2. The
Rritish steamer Argyll was sunk and
the Tunisiana damaged by a German
submarine, according" to advices re
ceived by shipping agents here today.
The Tunisiana was torpedoed June
23, hut wa.s beached near Lowestoft
nnd subsequently repaired. She was a
vossc 1 of 4,220 tons, and placed be
tween Kngland and Canada.
The Argyll was 3,5 4 7 tons and hail
ed from New Castle.
tvriv di:i t:at unconfirmed.
ATI! KN.S, July 2. No citicial con
firmation has yet been received of re
ports that the allies have captured
Krithia. chief defensive poMtion of tho
turks on Callipoli peninsula, but it la
known that the Anglo-French forces
have won important heights and have
inflicted heavy losses on the Ottoman
The Turks' losses in the last 10 days
of fighting near Krithia aro estimated
at more than 12,000 men.
Supported bv the allied warship.s.
who poured a terrific fire upon the
Turks' redoubts. French troops on
Wednesday captured several trenches
and communicating tunnels which the
Turks had constructed.
Tlv; bombardment by the warships
which caused severe damage to the
Turkish forts wax conducted from he
Dardanelles and from the gulf of
Ga-oline i:plodes on Power Rout
and Ship i PcMrojed.
CHICAGO. July 2. Two men nar
rowly escaped death in a fire that did
$!,f0o damage to the 40-loot power
yacht Lavinia. Tho boat was moored
near Riverview park when it caught
lire. A large quantity of gisoline ex--dofled
and Rdward Duffy, owner of
the boat, and a companion were on
the -acht at the time. Roth men
leaped into tne river to save them
selves and were hauled ashore by
f.remn. The fire was not extinguish
ed until the yacht was buried to the
water s edge.
Charging that her husband has
threatened to kill hr and that once
err tihasized his threat by throwing
' a meat fork at her and woundinir hr
in the arm. Algo Ktnpanosxi pelitlon
i ed the superior court Friday after-
noon to grant her a divorce from An
drew Kulpanuski. They verc mar
ried in 1310.
Latest Bulletins
From War Zone
AMisTKUDAM. July 2. A Zrv
pelin airship exploded Wednesday
while leaving its shelter at Brus
sels and was completely destroy
ed, according to a report received
here. Livery man in the crew of
is said to have perished.
XISH, Servia, (via London),
July '2. Destruction of an Aus
trian aeroplane that bombarded
Belgrade was announced today by
the "servian war office. The fol
lowing statement was issued:
"Early Sunday we forced a
landing and captured Micharskau.
We took 1 S 5 prisoners. The en
emy lost heavily In killed and
wounded. Our booty includes a
field telephone. Hoi ritbs with
bayonets, and five ammunition
"Early Monday four hostiln
aeroplanes Hew over the suburbs
of Belgrade. They were attacked
by our artillery. One was forced
to land on the Tlejania heights.
where it caught tire :uid burned.
The others bombarded Obrcnovatz
without result."
STOCKHOLM. Julv 2. Severa.l
Swedish ships in the harbor of
Windau. Russia, are reported to
have been sunk when that port
was bombarded by German war
ships. P.UCHARKST, July 2. Nicolas
Filipeseu. one of the most, imlu
ential statesmen in Rumania, was
today elected president of the
wing of the conservative party
which, favors the entrance of Ru
mania into the war on the side of
the allies.
PRETORIA. South Africa. July
2. Two Rritish aeroplanes suc
cessfully bombarded German
troop trains at Otavi, German
Southwest Africa, it was an
nounced today. Xearly inn Ger
man soldiers are believed to have
been killed.
PRTROGRAD. July 2. Cen.
Tokareff. one of Russia's best
known military leaders, was kill
ed on Tuesday in leading a charge
against one of the Austrian posi
tions in Calicia.
Will Pxhumc Rody of Man at Pirt i
Relieved to Re an Invent Ho
IJOO.NTlbbi:. Ind.. July 2. The
body of a man believed to have been
murdered Sunday night, will be ex
humed here in an effort to identify
it. The police had gone on the sup
position that the man was Tom O'Con
nor, but O'Connor, it has just been
learned, is alive and visiting at a farm
house in the northern part of Vander
burgh county.
On the supposition that O'Connor
had been murdered the police arrest -
ed Mr. and Mrs. Harrison Hester, Mr.
and Mrs. Joe Coleman and their son.
Veslev Coleman. 20 years old. all of
whom had ben living in a camp
The body was found on the southern
railroad tracks near Chandler, but
the throat had been cut indicating it
had been placed on the track to con
ceal a murder. The body was identi
fied by a brother and several others
as that of O'Connor, who is an eccen
tric -character of some means, known
as "Walking Tom." because of his
custom of walking everywhere he
goes instead of using the railroads.
Sheriff Frank Phillips still
believes !
he has a murder mystery to untangle
and he will continue to investigate.
Two of Youthful Bandit Gang j
Are Recaptured After
Hot Pursuit.
A daring attempt to escape from
hv two or f in u.vpii mem nerv ot tne
gang that stoned the rew of ihe Ne w
York Central train at the New York
. .... , ...i i.. i i ... :- . .. .
r rro it 'i t ion i4iTii.ii',i 4'WTiirte -iii
York and Joseph Story of Pittsburgh I
leaped out of the patrol as it stop-
ped at the door of the county jail.j
and ran down the alley with Patrol-1
man Cutting and Turnkey King of
the jail in hot pursuit.
Storv was caught between William
and Taylor sts. in an alley where hei
had hiden behind a pile of rubbish.
Taylor was trapped in a hedge on S. j
Tavlor st. bv a group of citizens, whoi
held him there until the orheeni ar
rived. King made both captures, as
sisted by Patrolman Cutting.
Story and Daniels, with the other
members of the gang, had been found
guilty ejf trespass in city court Friday
morning and were being taken to the
county jail. None of the others at
tempted to escape.
That the gang will be accused of
tampering with
consignment by
from Chicago, is
a gove rnment mail
federal autliorit'b
probable, according'
to Dej-uty Pros. Nyr
I he train
delayed nearly 3m minutes, and the .
brakeman was seriousby cut about tbe'of Indiarapi
head with a str.ne thrown by a mem-I this citv. I.
her of the gang.
P.ertillon meurenunts hue bierij
taken of them. It is thought th-it
some of them might be
wantel in
other cities.
The gang was com nosed of Story.
Daniels. Watson Thurman. Wililaini
Wilson. John Carson. James Pugh
and Joseph Harley. Fran!;
Kc es
and another witness testihed aga:r;-i
them in city court Friday morninc.
alleging that they had seen the gang j
both stone the train an.l attemnt tol
ride out of the citv on it. Keces i
a switchman in the New vurk. in-
tral yards.
pat r olm en and
fihemeh asking
Chiefs Kerr and Sibrel Head
Petitions From Police and
Fire Departments Asking
Raise For All Employes.
Safety Board Will Consider
Matter at Special Meeting
and Increases May be Put up
to Council in Budgets.
Kvcry member of the South Rend
police and lire departments asked for
an increase in salary at the regular
meeting of the board of public safety
Friday morning.
A petition from the police depart
ment, with the names of Chief of I'o
lice Millard V. Kerr ami Chief of De
tectives John R. Kuespert heading a
list of was presented and placed
on tile. This petition w;us wholly un
expected, it was said, bat will be ivon
the consideration of the board at a
special meeting some time next week.
That it would be included in the de
partment's budget of appropriations
was the statement of one member of
the board.
The fire department presented its
requests for increases in the form of
a tabulated table. The increases
named were practically the ame a
were named in a similar p. tition made
last year before the annual prepara
tion of appropriation budgets.
Following is the present salary of
members of the police dcparti.u nt and
the increases they ask:
I'ri sent
Salary Increase
Chief $1.5 tin $2,e-ni
Detective chief 1.2dm 1.70m
Captains (-) 1.1 on l ,; n
Sergeants ( 1) l.t'-b 3.4'
Detectives (7t '.oat 1,::om
Patrolmen 4 " ) . . . . .oju l.l'Mtk
Rca-on. I'rgrd for Incir.w,
Reasons set forth in the petition that
the various increases should be grant
ed are the rapid growth of the city in
the past eight years, growth in area,
lare industries failing to receive
proper protection through lack of pa
trolmen, the good work done by the
department although short ha ruled,
and the vast number of people in th
city whose saftty depends upon one
single patrolman whos work is al
ready more than- that to be required
1 4)f om. man
I Jt was su
gested in
the petition
paid ?7." a
year of ser-
second year.
that new patrolmen be
month during tlo-ir first
i vice
$ M a month for t he
and full pay in the third year. The
petition was signed by the entire foice.
Following are the salari s of mem
bers of the lire department and the
increases ask d:
. $ i ..'mm
. 1. -MM
. l.MMM
Chief ,
Assistant chh f . . ,
'aptains 1 ... .
Lieutenant -;
Forty bos men, truckmen and
Irhers ask that their pav b raised
from floei to ? 1,0 On a year.
These incr as-s w ere asked last y ear
and were refuser' bv the council. The
'petitions from both departments wall
i be considered by the
in the
i pnro-
he included
budget.s which
before the rmivor on Julv 1,
bv the linn nee com in it t of the un
cil after they hae been approved by
! the ( ity controller, and w ill be taken
1 M
by the - ity council about si pt. 1.
.Mayor Keller refused to di.-ctiss the
petitions otlor than to say that ho
willing to consider them wrun
f nted to him.
"We will 'ivc them whatever con
sideration they m. Tit." he said. "It
is probable that the safety board wall
lib recommendations with them, and
what action will be taken
de pem:
largely upon what the.-e are."
The mavor also stated tint the
needed more patrolmen.
' .o.,c - ,
l'ii'cn W.153
-Mjr-.ssr d in the pctitioic
i ; f""'1 th', ltI"' "-'.-
i we felt that we the department as
- - - -
money than we
given, J.e S
Kurst.ert. chief of te tive s. made
1 a similar tat merit.
I Fire Chief Sibrel. in pre s-a'.tii: - the
t petition, stated that the ;;r,. depart
j in' took the same attitude that It
I had taken hu-t ear.
i Claude M. Hild. -brand ami K-irl
I Havens. ity 1 in men emplo'oi by tho
electrical department, also presented
.... ...... i
a petition lor increase:-, stating u.ai
the bazard undertaken by them war
rant' d s :c h ar.
action. Th
y stated
a skim: a
no definite am-cint. merely
"s i btantial iner a.-e."
The report of the police depart
ment for June -how d that there had
been :b7 arre.-as, 13s of whieh wt
:or intovicatioti.
Stolen ar:
1 lost
2 ' wax
property amounting tr Jt
ree overt d ar; l returned v
Three men
per, al farm
were s i , t to
j j n,j ;ana
and or.: woman
I v."a s S"
to the Indiana woman's
, Tn,. be ard a
How e.l
P. S. Law ton. an
. employe .,f th.
1 latt'.e'd Flectrn a! Co..
lis. a licen-e to operate !fl
r.vton wiil superintend
e Willllk of the vw F
rity building at Main :
ron bl-'!.
m r
CROP DAMAGE $500,000
II VSTI'l'. x. , .Ir.lv Croa
i dama-'c in we.nern Nebraska r- .-altmg
from the iob nt hail torm of ' i
msdav nii;ht. vav .-titr. atcd toil.i at
$ . "'. .
tif :tbou
Tla s'oim sir::-k an area
tif about s iu.ire miles n.twee:i
' C.tlt tier and Fairhcld
A few days he
fure a crop hiss d" $J"''.t ; o was dne
by a storm west of this city.

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