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VOL. XXXV, NO. 141.
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STATE BARES
MORALS CODE
OF MISS LÜ5K
Produce Document to Show
Murder of Mrs. Roberts
Was Planned by Hus
band's "Soul-mate."
Int,rn.iti"n;il N(i Sri :
WAUKIlHA. Wi. May
Clracr Llik' 1o . f morals came
t' thr full lisht of !;ty today in thn
fiouilrl lourt room (vherr she is
on trial for 1 1 5 - rn.ii'h-r of Mrs.
Mary Newman Rot'crt. wife of Ir.
lMid F1'ert". for who:-e rac ?
Lus'k i-ov. They camp out in a note
written l- ;ra I.usk as yho lay
Meedinsr from s-!f-inf!irte'I woumid
ifter h kille. 1 th- rival for her
heart's affec tion.
The nnn was hrief. It 5.1 id :
"This is tfip work of a man who
said he loved me. Cod forgie mo.
Fay Hian-a, for Ihr h'iusn I have
spoiled."
And thpn was introduced a. docu
ment, rarefuliy -a ritten by Miss
I.usk in which hr ('le of morals
were drawn and dijdaed h-r ef
fort to tli.-.-ect her fevnrcd heart for
the wirld that would not under
stand. In it she sek.i to .cue a!I
the had done ami jus a Wt to do. j maj;niticent success of lhe prench jn the oac sed()r of the
i?v this document the state hopes rhmders battle front is menacing the grip ot the Germans on the
to show that the murder was deiih-, all-important Kemmel hill, six miles southwest of Ypres.
t rately planned and the defense ; French troops gained highlv important ground in the hill coun
hop to prove r.y the s.tmp t,.krn ; ( e f of 4 (,oo vafds, creeping nearer to the height of
that onlv an inline woman could 1,,- , . ,. , . , - ' ' , a , iS .
Pa written
iiuli epistles.
Here it is:
"It's a bit hard to writf this fori To use the expression made fam
ine majority of the folk who don't 1 ous by Marshal Joffre the Anio
care for me and hae ben so active i French forces on the battle fronts
in criticizing nie- I hae no explana-jar "nibblint;" at the (Jerman lines
ton. I should hne known better
than to play with tire; I should have
known th..t men have one code of
honor for th women they love and
another for the women to whom
they are married. I hae had the front, the British attacked on the
theory that love between men and southern end of the Flanders zone
v omen was stronger than all the! last n.ht, tiainin ground ne.ir Mer
Ual ceremonies in th world i ville.
w hen that was lacking there wis no ; Merville lies from seven to eisht
isancity in marriage. I still believe so ! miles northwest of the British rail
but the man in the cop has been head and base position of Bethune.
too much of a .'oward to face his , in the district where the Germans
wife and tell her the truth he has! hae been heaily shelling allied
neer he en tru- to her. j lines for several days.)
Now that 1 hae bad to suffer, Biir (,un DlU'Is I'ontilUH.
1 am point,' to in-i-t that he tell her j (lipantic duels with bis puns
how matters -tand. that he be hon- continue over the preater part of
est with her. If he v ill not. he '.s j t.u. two battle zones. North of Al
st. 11 afraid; he will hae to be afraid ,
of me this time. ;
(il.ul for i:Hrienx ;
I am not the type of woman to !
be lie. I to. Oh. I am sorry, sorry, j
sorry that this rappened. and yet I
rather hae had this experience. !
painful as it has been, than to have '
Kone thron Kh life without knowing .
what love can mean. I can't honestly :
feel that I hae been sinful.' We
hae tared as much for one another'
as a man or woman can. The only
treason has been in nt te'dinp Mr3.
F. I hae always waiitl t bvit he
was afraid. Ah. well, it will soon be
over. 1 am not afraid I have loved
my friends very, very darly. I hae
-.-.ade my u 01 k my reli-ion. 1 have
tried very hard to put the best there
was in me into it. "Uib-'r est orate.'
sanp the monks in the olden times.
(Jod. my brothers, takes our toil for :
liomape swkeet. I hope dear lather
ooesn't take it too haid. I have
n. ver caused him s very mm h
v orry. 1 want him to forgive tue.
; jiiM can't liNe a . I have been hv
ir. p these !a-: ft w weeks I have
Iren almost ra"d with heart ;uh's
x.nd humiliation. Phase ;ive en-
Josed letter unopetud as address-1
ed.;- ;
ITt-ininl Trapic I ml.
How she pt pared for the trairie ;
end of her romame to tb.e last de-
tail was l.ared :n another document ;
, ncb.se.l in an envelope marked,
m pen in tar-e of if v ident only.'
She said she didn't want much '
Tiiss nrr her funeral. ntv a httb j
prayer. She wantedtto be laid in I
hr "new prey party drs-." Her,
turuuoise pin and two diamond rmps '
aKo wanted. Then he to!i
ho-.v
Aft - "
she wante.l her money disposed
Then came the letter.
of.
TRY INDIANA DOCTOR
ON MURDER CHARGE:MOre THAN 1.200 ATTEND
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lnternatioti.il Nf SVnFe.
HBAZ1U Ind.. May JI The
work of securing a j ;r to try Dr. i
Jame. W. Vansan.it for tb.e murder
of Grover Jackson was retimed
here today. A special venire had!
t een j-ummoned over rauht, the re-'- !
.ilar
!ate
panel having peer: exn.iusti a
esteriiay. Dr. Van-andt a
well known pb.nian of Virzin.'
Ind and aori1;rig to h.s o.m n. 1, '
vlll plead self defence.
.Smn Fein Chiefs
Following
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CO UK 7 ES 5 MARJIEVICZ.
Thirteen leader? of the Sinn Fein
ers in Ireland, including Countess
Markievicz, who was implicated in
the Dublin uprisinc; I'rof. Kdward
ile Valera, a member of parliament
and president of the Sinn Fein, have
been arrested, according to a uis-
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The War Situation Today
ijvcinnici iicu wnicn uie ucrmnnb
I of human life.
in a scries of highly successful min
or operations. But while' these en
terprises are called local in compari
son with the mishty battles that
have been racing on the Ficardy
bert. in the Hebuterne zone, where
many Kuropean war critics look for
the next (lerman blows to fall,
there was intense shellinp. and also
DELAYED IRK
M'Adoo Removes Railroad
President For Failing to
Effect Improvements.
WASHINGTON. May 111. Bail
ways ! m et tor McAdoo's :irst drastic
sten to enfor e the carry inj: out of
1
ordered imp! ov ements was taken to-j
FIRES I 10
day when he directed that C. W. j in a bip boost in valuations for tax
Huntinuton. president of the Vir- ; in.- purposes. The state hoard of
pim.i Badroad Co., with othces in
N e w
York City, to withdraw
t rom
com-
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corporate direction of th
panv. In his place the director ap
pointed J. H Yount. president of
the Norfolk and Southern railway.
The Virginia Railroad .
of tb.e most important carri'
is one:
of bi-
luminous coal m
the navy t-upply
the east, much of
eine transported
over its liiu-s
When the ror
is were,
, taken over by the povernme nt Mr.
McAdoo ordere,', that the YtrpinU
' ir.ake certain improv er.ents. Word
i reached him that the betterments
were ; '
and the
removal of the president
j resulted.
REBEKAH CONVENTION
INDIANAPOLIS". Ind.. Mav
V'.ore than l.-' A delecat-; fro-n the
r 0 lodges of t!ie v'.ate were here to
da attending the .14th annual con
r.t'on of the Daushtrrs of Fte-
ekah. Business seinns at odd Fel
low hill and decree work tomt-ht
at Tomhr.-rm's hall ir.ake up today's
l rocram. The sessions will continue
i through Wednesday and Thursday,
Seized
Plot Disclosure
J
patch from Dublin. The arrests
followed upon the heels of a pro
clamation issued by the new lord
lieutenant. Field Marshal Viscount
French, declaring that a German
plot had been unearthed. It is said
the plot was to brin about the
landing . f (Jerman forces in Ireland.
capiurca ;u bUuii enormous cosi
between Nieppe forest and Meteren,
about midway alonp the Flanders
battle line.
Fast of Arras and from the
Scarpe river to Hill No. 70. north
of Lens, the (Jermans have increased
their artillery activity.
It is a notable fact that the Ger
mans have been roncentratinp their
heaviest tire around Arras.
Yimy ridce. w'iich the British
hold, lies in the zone where the
Germans have strenpthened their
tire. That British position was one
of the objectives of the Germans
when they launched their hip smash
in the Arras zone last month, But
the Teotons were hurled back by
the pallant defense of the British
defenders and were unable to pain
any pround whatsoever.
It is possible th.it they con
template another blow for ths
strategic heipht.
This was the f.i'nd day of the
'German prand offensive.
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VALUES BOOS
Indiana Commission Raises
Appraisals Because of
Big Receipts.
Intern.itien.il News Service:
INDIANAFOUS. Ind.. May 21.
jGreatly increased receipts by cor
porations of the state have resulted
tax commissioners announce that a
total of $ 1 .".'.! 1 . 4 7 1 has been added
to the valuations of such corpora
tions having taxables in the state
under the board's jurisdiction.
The increase is the greatest in
the history of th board. Strain
railroads despite a protect from Ii-
; rector (lni. McAdoo Were boosted
approximately five per cent and tele-
j phone companies almost 1 n per cent.
Interarb.'.n companies w-rt up 1.66
per ent. Express companies were
the only ones on the list to get a
i eduction, bein dropped i.Sö per
cent.
AMERICAN TANKER IS
LOST ON HIGH SEAS
Ii!ti'rii;iti"tia! News Servi.e:
WASHINGTON. May u 1 . The
Aiv.eri.an tanker William Rockefel
ler has be n lost at sea. according
to ethi i il advice reaching Washing
t : t xlay. The n iy department
witnhell formal announcement of
diatcr. indicating there was a loss
of life and that relatives of the misf
it v ate being notified.
Whether the vessel was torpedoed
j could not be learned.
PORAT ON
GILLS MEXICO !
NEST OF SPIES
FOR G EH MANY
Sen. William Alden Smith De
mands Action to Check Pro
German Activities in
Country at South.
International Newg Service:
WASHINGTON'. May 21. Sen.
William Ah?en Smith, of Michigan,
in a vigorous speech in the senate
this afternoon, demanded action by
the administration to check pro
German activities in Mexico. He
charped that Mexico was " a hidinp
place for conspirators, anarchists
and sympathizers with our enemies."
Sen. Smith's remarks were called
forth by an article read into the
Becord at the request of Sen. Bran-
depee, of Connecticut, narratinp (
German activities on the Mexican j
west coast. I
"A most danperous propaganda is
beinp circulated to our south." said
en. Smith. "It is a hidinp place
for conspirators and anarchists and
sympathizers with our enemies.
Catch Wifeless Mesars.
"When I was in California re
cently I was told by a prominent of
ficial of our government that every
wireless met-sape he sent to Wash
ington was 'caupht up' in Mexico
for what purpose senators may con
jecture if they desire.
"This situation, demands and I
believe should receive the attention
of our povernment. Mexico Is a
hotbed of anarchy and disorder and
the riphts of our citizens are
trampled upon ruthlessly.
"I know that intripuers are at
work there. I have seen with my
own eyes that the money of our
enemies is at work there. One of
these days lives and blood and
money will pay for the tolerance
which we now show."
GEllPRTROL
IS BEUTEN OEF
Attempt to Surround U. S. Sol
diers is Frustrated Hunt
For a Nickname.
IntornatiAn.il News Servi.e:
WITH THE AMERICAN ARMY
ON THE FRENCH BATTLE
FRONT (noon). May 2 0. A strong
boche iatrol attempted to surround
part of an American patrol at dawn
but the main body poured in such
p hot fire from their rifles that the
enemy wis scattered. The Get mans
used both hand grenades and rifles.
During the nisht our front line is
occasionally kept under machine
nn fire. The boche artillery and in
fantry, however, are unusually
niilet
When they bombard, the Ger-
mans use quite a number of hich
1
explosive shells made irom gai-
anized iron. Tries' have neen ni K
ramed 'G. 1. buckets" by the
couchbov s.
The r.viators on both sides are
hncv
The Vmerican doughboy are still
BY AMERICANS
hunting for a name that will U hnthjadski, who recently proclaimed him
.nthrm n ,1 northern st a t e. j e 1 f hetm.tn of the Fkraimans, has
The sucpestion has been made that
thev be called "Yankee Pix boys"
instead of "Yankee poodle boys." Tt
y claimed that this wnmd be a com
r..,;. for- both the south and the
north, civinsr each a pace
title.
The consensus of opinion
in the
is that
"Yankee" should have a part in any
rlckname that is chosen.
Thomas Burke, an Fnshsh an -
Lv, v.-,c wM'ested that the Amcr-
U.lll , II - ...
I leans be called "Afaboys.
I typical of American pep.
; Tf 1c evnected th.lt the
which s
Germans
! will soon renew theT offensive no.v
,and the Americans are getting Im-
: patient to pitch in.
i Our casualties from pas
! shrapnel continue normal.
and
It is estimated
LONDON. May 2L
th:.t there were between 2
0 and
r.orm.n airnlanes in the hostile
ov.idron that attacked Tendon
ara!
theso: ithe. isfrtl coast .";inu i num
!and early Monday morning. kiüir.K
! r.T persons ar.d wounding 11. many
iof thfeui ianocer.t children.
Pay Touching Tribute
to A
mericas
Ace Who
Major Luf berry's
Death Avenged by
French Aviator
International New Servic:
WITH THE AMERICAN
ARMY IN FRANCE. May 20.
Tonipht's official communique
declares:
"Except for artillery activity
on both sides in various sectors
there is nothing to report."
Major Baoul Lufberry has
been avenged. That was made
certain today when, at the
American ace's funeral a ma
jor peneral announced that the
German plane that had shot
down Lufberry had itself been
brought down by a French avia
tor. Germany's llyinp losses, as
published in ohieial German
statements, are not accepted as
true by the German pilots, ac
cording to a German flying of
ficer recently taken prisoner.
The otlicial German stitements
are intended solely for the
civilian population and for neu
trals, he declared.
When a German machine falls
inside the German lines- and
some parts of it are salvaged
the machine is not counted
among the ones lost, h- said.
CONSOLIDATED TICKET
OFFICE IN CHICAGO
WASHINGTON, May j 1 . The en
tire ground floor of the Insurance
Kxchanpe building, in Jackson blvd.,
has been selected for Chicapo's con
solidated ticket oflice. Railways Di
rector McAdoo announced this
afternoon. There are now ;7 sep
arately maintained ticket oflices in
the city and the consolidation will
result in a saving of SIUS.Ti'j in
rents alone, according to the rail
ways director. He estimates that
the business rf the consolidated of
fices will exceed $1.000.000 a year.
EX-GRAND DUKE NICHOLAS
ESCAPES GERMAN RULE
LONDON. May 2 1 . Ex-Grand j
Duke Nicholas, former commander-in-chief
of the Russian army, es
caped from Crimea before the Ger
mans occupied the country, said an
Exchange Telepraph dispatch from
Moscow today.
(The former rand duke had been
living upon his country estate in
Crimea.)
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Qepmany Expected tOÄSSUme
4 f a m, i I ai t iah U An ilr
UUIlipiülU TUWCI nC5Ull
of Civil War.
I Ute rn.tti-:ial News Service:
BERNE. Mav 2 1 . Gen.
; BERNE. May 21. Gen. Skorop-
been pravclv wounded
in
street i
fighting in Kiev, the capital of Fk -
rainia. according to lnlorrn ition rc- ;
ceived here today.
tu e iianiiiii pai.oe wa nn
and attac ked several time by troops
faithful to the old anti-Herman gov -
i ernmc nt
A tate
if civil war in Fkrainia
has grown
; Germany.
' mar.dcr
out of the revo.is against '
Gen. von Eichhorn, com-,
of the Austro-Getm an ;
forces
in Fkrainia, has received
or- ;
! ders to
; It is
put down the rebellion.
Ger-
now believed that the
man military
authorities will assume
coir. i lete power in I krainia
jth.it the ne-w frovernmer.r at Kiev)
j will be dismi.-se,. !
! Absolute domination would give;
Iiifrr.uny an opportunity to rusn
i food and cattle to their own country i
i from Russia and levv indemnities
upon the pcor peasants.
It is refiorted that Germany
will
; ."Ji-Miiuic ein. an luiifii.f, n.t. u
will be the y.o Jgnl terder. t h'-
! fore ing the peasants to turn in
their russian paper money,
1
p
rentier
Fell Sunday
j International News Service:
! WITH THE AMERICAN ARMY
IN FBANCF. May 20. p. m.
j While American and French aero
1 planes dror.ed ov erhe.id. Maj. Boaul
Lufberry was buried with full mili- I
tary honors this afternoon in a
sunny field of buttercups near Toul. i
The commander of a French army ;
corps and an American major gen- !
eral, under whom Lufberry terved j
as a private in the American army
years ago, scores of American and
French aviators and many others
paid homage to America's premier
airman.
The funeral procession started
from the American hospital where
Lufberry's body had reposed since
he fell yesterday. A band, with
muffled drJms, led the way. Be
hind came the coffin, draped with
American Flaps. The pall bearers,
Maj. (delted), ('apt. Marr, ('apt.
Peterson and three other fliers,
walked beside the coffin.
.Many Floral Offering.
The coffin was taken to the bury
ing ground on a truck which was
laden with huge wreaths of flowers
sent by American and French of
ficers and also civilian admirers.
The track was far too mall to carry
all the wreaths, so behind came sev
eral sturdy Moroccans, with their
red fezes, cariyinp other pieces. The
French corps commander and the
American major general led the
procession with the American and
French officers following.
As the procession made its way
slowly along the road to the ceme
tery a little French hoy darted from
the thronp of French civilians and
handed the driver of the truck
carrying th coffin a hupe bouquet
with a card inscribed: "From his
little French friends."
White-robed nurses were drawn
up alonpside the road as the head
of the procession reached the spot
where several other American
heores are uried. The band softly
played "Nearer My Ood to Thee."
and it was drowned out part of the
1 time by the roar of the nearby nr
j tillery.
I Vencliniaii Pays Tribute.
i Aviators circling around over-
! head droppd roses as the funeral
: i., .if,n nned P w-m u,- n.ve
The infantry whs drawn up on the
north tdde of the prave and the
aviators on the opposite side as the
chaplain leid the burial service.
When it was concluded the French
corps comnnnder stepped forward.
"In India If of my iiiiiirkIos
in tlio I-'Ti'iH-ls army I wMi 10
pay lieic rosiwctful and fraternal
tributo to tla lKly of one of
the heroes of the republic
uhicli "ime to our assi-lanco to
sac the lilwrtios of tin world.
Hot noacofully, Maj. I.unVrry.
Oom to the martyrs, of our
pi-rat iui-4v your gjorious ex
anydc will ounmimicjito to ns
the desiiv and spirit of suri
fic' until the day when human
ity's enemy sliall 1 finally van
rjiiilied forcier. Au reiior."
The American major general and
an American aviation corps colonel i
then paid brief tributes, followinp j
which the body was lowered into
the srave.
Lufberry's comrades were weep
ing as were the assemble I nurses
as the firinr squad fire. three vol
leys above the open grave. The
bupb?r pounded! taps, to which came
faint respon 'mz taps from a bugler
stationed in woods across the way.
The procession reformed and th
band struck up a lively march, ac
cording: to military custom and the
niators hastened back to their
j flutif,p
I
Though
'ri Pren'-h morninc
n thi? region cirried r."
i new spa per?
; y5 of lfherrv's de-.tth
it --;re'.oi
, bv v;oM of rnftuth and was
:, . , 4 rtf tinn in ,u,.
l restaurants of Nancy and Toul.
ROMANOFF FAMILY IN
KIEV, MOSCOW REPORTS
i Intern.ition.il News Sendee:
j LONDON. May 21. The Roman-
i off family of Russia is not interned
In Crimea, a.s has beer, reported,
according to official news from Mos
cow. The former imperial family ar
rived at Kiev, capital of Fkrainia.
cn May 13. :t was stated.
I The forep'dng a'r.'.egram would
! Indicate that the fate of the forme r
Russian czar and his family is now
. in iiie e-. ii.an). i-vie .
; contrc lied h , the Fkrainian. Ger
j nan and Austrian forces in south
trn Russia.
Fire Starts in a
Hard Wood Plant
at San Francisco
Iutcrn.itional News Service :
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.. May
21. Fifty aeroplanes being con
structed for the government
were destroyed here today when
six buildings occupied ,y the
Fowler Aeroplane corporation
and the L. & S. Emanuel fn .
lealers in hardwood floors, were
burned.
J. B. Howell, proprietor of
the company, stated the :ire
started in the Kmanuel plant
and that there was no suspicion
in his mind of an enemy plot.
The Fowler Co. makes only
the planes, the engines bMni
installed after the machine?
leave the plant.
NEGRO WANTED FOR
WITNESS KILLS THREE
BEFORE HE'S CAUGHT
Inter national News Service; j
WASHINGTON, May Jl. With i
four bullet wounds in his body. Her- I
man L. Coneland. Necro. was can-'
tuied today after a brisk pistol bat
tle in a house where h" barricaded
himself after murdering two police
officers and a deputy sheriff. When
Lieut. David T. Dunning had beer,
shot dead as he entered the house
where the Nepro had taken refuge
after slaying Fatrolmaji 'John A.
Conrad and Deputy Sheriff L. H.
McBhartland. Detective William
Wright volunteered, with Lieut. Wil
liam 1 1 . jiremerman to torce me is-i
sue with the murderer. They found
the Nepro cowering under a bed and
after an exchanpe of shots and a
hand-to-hand encounter, overpower
ed him.
Copeland was wanted as a witness
in an embezzlement case and began!
his career of murder when Conr.nl
and MePartland went
with a summons. It i
to serve him
supposed he.
believed he was wanted
for the
crime himself.
AGED MAN STRUCK BY
AUTOMOBILE IN CAPITAL
INDIANAPOLIS. Ind.. May 21. j
W. H. I'ikin, 72 years old. of Coates- ;
ville. Ind.. former treasurer of Hen- ;
dricks county, was seriously injured
when hit by an automobile w hh !
crossing the street at Capitol a v. ami
Tenth st. Mr. Itkin was in Indian
apolis taking treatment at a local
sanatarium. and wa? on his way to :
the institution this morning. Th- :
mac hine w hich struck him was 1
driven by J. W. Hemfley. Following;
an investigation the police decided j
that the accident was unavoidable.)
147 MORE MEN
ARE OFF TO WAR
Large Contingent is Given!
Rousing Sendoff by 5,
000 People.
One of the largest, if rot larg-t
number ef draft men to leave
South Rend since the opening of
hostilities with Germany, departed
Tuesday morning for Columbus, .,
barracks. And possibly another rec
ord established by the leaving of th-
contingent of 117 cmi no odie-is
was the- enormous -rowd of friends
an! relatives of the men wdio as
sembled at the New York Vr.tr. il
Ftation te bid th- t'oys God -j,e..,l
and a safe return. The -.j-tot:. irv
scenes of tearful, vet 'rave, won-
mothers, sisters and sweethearts
of the de-parting lads- he-rinz an 1
smiling m.en. and f.o, and urip;
men perched on the- tops of freii-ht
cars and small buiidin-'s n-ar'-v
5'ir.gir.g iiv ely airs. :mpt ese.l t.lie,-e
ef quie-ter mien with the real s.-r-iousness
of it a:l. Ful'.v people
r.ade up The rowd that jammed the
fati"n pi itform and surrounding
ground.
Tb.e special train of seven o..;u h -.
and a baggage, car drew into the--
station ab'".ut ' 'i k and left 1 "
minutes later n schedule time.
Abrard the train were several hun-
lred men from othr pe.int.- between
Fouth Rend and Gary. Addition J
coaches were r.o doubt added to the:
train to accommodate other contin-
gent- bftween this :ty and Toledo, j
O.. where the men were- tra n.f rr e-d J
to the T(,-i --do ,ir.d rhio Cer.tr i! at!
?:',' p. m. departing fr"tn that city
for Cftlumli'J five minutes. Inter. The
men are due to arrive in Co;; nib u
&t T e, 'clock this e-. emng.
The m-n assenibled at Kab-'-
banquet hall Monday night at
tCONTINL'KD UN FAG E TilRLLj
BRITISH ill
ft SUCCESS II
MERVILLE LINE
j German Counter Attack
j Breaks Down and Surrey
I Battalion Improves Posi
tion Besides Taking Men.
Il.teriuti 'ii.il News servi.e:
LOMHiN. May 1 . A iv.ful
(operation was arrod out i th
j l!riti.-h on Monday - t ron-' in Iho
; sector of Mf.r. llle, the war i'Üiu aU
! r.ounced today.
Tb.e Germans delivered a counter
j attack, but it broke down,
i (Merville is between 'vtri ami
j eight miles north of tb.e Brit.sh rail
I head position at B thane, on th
1'ianuers naitie front. i s ejinil
the Lvk river.
The successful British ntrrpru-j
I was carried out by a . ;n v hat
It alio n. Not onlv di'l the Br;t;.h lm
j prove and extend their km--, b;,
tapmreu ..u prisoners ami six ma
chine puns as well.
ILaid German Trviu he.
Southea.-t of Arras the British
raide! German tr n )i s capturing
some prisoners and a machine tram
German artillery va
Albert and Hebuterne
active in
sc, tors dar-
j ing the night.
During the nicht the German
guns increased the intensity of their
lire between the S arpe river cat
Arm i and Hill No. 7 an J north
of Lens.
The as shejiinz report-d ester-
! (,.iv north of Rethur.e w.o very
heavy.
Odieiil Il'ort.
I
The text of the official r t.
rt fob
; jov s.
"A successful operation
rid o'it by troop from a
ar-Sur-
rey battalion yesterdav
northwest of Merville
ev er.ing
restored
th" British line.v.
'.'.( jirioners and
We aptured
six m.u hine
puns.
"Early thif. morning a loi-til'
counter attack ap.ainst c;r new
po.-itionv, delivered after a
heavy botnba rdnierj, wa
broke n up by o r artillery and
ma hii.e e .n fire
"W'e carried uf a su-i e sful
rai'l -on b. east 'f Arra and
aptur'd a f-'.v prisoners and .1
ma hine pun.
"Dunn.: th- ni-bt jhe hou!e
aitille-ry was act:e in the Al
bert secto;-. arourd Hebuter
r.e and ! et ween the Ni'-ppe lor
es! and .Mete-re p.
"There was rr.oro than th
usual artilbry .k t:ifv betw n
the s.arpe river and li:ll No.
r". north of Ip--.
"The sh 1 1 1 r. tr reported
v t s'er da y
heav y."
i.orth fif Bethune was
j'i:roin im:.
AHTIIJ.L'HV Dl ELS.
Intt riiati d.al Nw! Seri'-e;
PARIS. Mav 1. IImu arui
lery iluej.- (or.tiri i' on the J'irardy
front, southe-a.-t of Amier.5.
The- war :!ie ar.no'inerd oaay
that French patrol-- aptur-d pris-
lon' .'s .it triree poirit.-.
j Tne text of t.".
j 1 w .- :
! "There wr' r 1 1 i
r. nr. ;u"
' due!? the
1 1 ; 'es and m ut h
t -ion u 1 h'-r.re s. f i
'of the A v re me -.
I "liench iatioN r.i
position southvv st of
'Ii i Jem n
ki-,fiv. on
: tlo- western
r a n k ' f t he M , ri
lit i ,;r.d in Lorrair. e.
er
! (
CLEVELAND SUBSCRIBES
S2.000.000 TO WAR
CHEST ON FIRST DAY
j Ir;'- r: .it:- :;;d Neu 4 s-.
CLRVRLAND.
v JI -The
dri e to f.!I
ir fird. :s
r. Mf i o n -
. . rs t i i V r f
lis V:- lory r.' -'
e t;m it'-d tod 1 V t
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.: W
h.io
m. r .-
i
: trib iticins a pj-re-.m
( or ( r.e-tr.ir i ' '' t
for the n -t ' f thi- r
om mit tees te pt. r
' fund will be l.i rg 1;
a r. 1 pb'dge-s and pe r
I pect -1 con! r i bu t ior. -.
leady to sl'.eew that t h
' well j- ;t? its mirk.
;-i i : - n
h
.s ed.
i e--
H ! -g:v
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r-
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i AUSTRIAN TOWN IS
REPORTED IN FLAMES
GLNL'VA
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