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INTERNES FOR WAR KRONPRINZ WILHELM'S COM MANDER WILL NOT MAKE DASH FOR SEA. 60 MEMBERS OF CREW ILL Berl-Berl Incapacitates Crew for Fur ther Service and Forces the With drawal of Converted Cruiser From War Activities. Newport News, Va.—The German tommerce destroyer Kronprlnz Wil helm will be Interned for the war In American waters at the request of her commander, Lleut.-Capt. Thlerfelder. Notice of his Intentions were given by the German officer to Collector of Cus toms Hamilton April 20 In this mes sage: “Herewith. I have to officially In form you that I Intern." Commander Thlerfelder later ampli fied verbally this message by saying It had been his intention to attempt the dash for sea past the allied war ships off the Virginia capes, but the continued illness of more than 60 mem bers of his crew would make that move Impossible before the expiration of the time limit set for his departure from this neutral haven. It was un derstood the Washington government had allowed the commander until mid night April 30 to repair his ship and put to sea. The commander told the collector that his surgeons had Informed him there was no prospect for the early recovery of the sailors, who are suffer Ing with beriberi. The United States government will maintain a naval and military patrol around the Wilhelm until she is taken to the Norfolk navy yard, there to be laid up near the Prlnz Eltel Erledrlch, another German sea rover, which was Interned nearly a month ago. JAPS MAKE NEW DEMANDS tnalet That China Accept New Llet. China Makee Military Prep aratlona. Peking, Chinn. —When conferencee between the Japanese minister to China, Ekl Hlokt, and the Chinese for eign minister. Lu Cheng-Hslang, were resumed April 26, the Japanese min uter presented an extended list of 24 demands. This list virtually Is an am pllflcation of the original 21 demands and includes even requests for railroad concessions, It is understood, in terri tory where the lines would compete With British Interests. The Japanese Insist that China ac cept the new list of demands in Us entirety, but no time limit has been ■et. China Is making certain military preparations, which have been de scribed as "feeble." Great secrecy is maintained as to details. In Peking the impression obtains among foreign observers that Japan Will use force unless China yields. Norwegian Ships Sunk. Dury Islands, Scotland.—The crews of the Norwegian barks Oscar and Eva were landed here by the Danish steam thlp Anna. A German submarine over hauled the barks about 170 miles northeast of the Longstone and al lowed their crews 10 minutes to board life boats. The submarine then shelled the abandoned vessels. Subsequently, the German submarine ■topped the Danish steamer Anna and Ordered her to take aboard the crews of the Oscar and Eva. The barks were bound for a Scottish port and were loaded with mine props. Puraue Germans In Africa. Capetown.—Gen, Duncan MacKenzie reported that mounted troops have reached Aretitis, 75 miles north of Keetmanshoop. In German Southwest Africa, and are still pursuing the en emy northward. Gen. Vandeventer has captured a Urge stock of wagons and light carts In the vicinity of Beersheba. Victims of Austrians. Paris.—According to the Agence des Balkans, 19,000 Servians. Croatians and Slavs have been hanged or shot by the Austrians since the beginning of the war. Seventy thousand others have been thrown into prisons. Wealthy Woman Murdered. New York. —Mrs. Julia Heilner. wife •t Sellgman Heilner. a wealthy corset manufacturer, has been found mur dered in her Brooklyn home. Her head had been crushed from blows of a bottle. British Submarine Sunk. Berlin ivla London).—The German admiralty has given out a statement saying that In a certain German bay of the North Sea British submarines have been repeatedly observed recent ly and attacked by German forces. Such a hostile submarine was sent to the bottom April 17, and the destruc tion of others Is considered probable. The admiralty statement specifies Helgoland Bay as the scene of the ap pearance of the British submarines. This bay is between (he mainland and the Island of Helgoland VILLA STILL A FACTOR Plan* For Another Big Battle Agalnat Car.ama Are iq Course Of Preparation. Washington. Consular dispatches ■ from Mexico Indicate that while tem : porarily disorganized by the defeat at ! Celaya, Gen. Villa’s forces by no means have been removed as a formid able factor In Mexico's civil war. State department offcials are guard ing closely the reports received from Villa territory, as It Is not desired to i give out military information, but It is known that plans for another battle with Obregon's forces are proceeding rapidly. Villa’s chief difficulty, It was learned officially, is his lack of ammunition. Too, when he met Obregon at Celaya, Villa had sent forces to attack Mata moros, Nuevo Laredo, Tampico and West coast towns, greatly depleting his main forces. Indications now are that ho Intends to concentrate all these forces In Central Mexico for a supreme effort. The Carranza forces are reported to be well supplied with ammunition and pressing the Villa army closely north of Irapuato Carranza officials here claim the Villa movement has been given a blow from which It never will recover. In the meantime, many rumors of counter revolutionary movements have been current, though they are not cred ited by the American government. Many former sympathizers of Huerta have been In Washington, but most of them deny that Huerta Intends to tak the field again. TELL STORY OF MASSACRE Slaughter of Armenians by Mohamme dans Reported to Be Horrible. Appeal to Wilson. Tlflls, Trans-Caucasia. Refugees reaching the Russian line report that the massacre of Armenians by Moham medans Is being continued on even a greater scale. They say that all the Inhabitants of 10 villages near Van. In Armenia. Asiatic Turkey, hare been put to death. On being advised of massacres at Erzerum, Berjan and Zeitun and of the conditions at Van, the Katolikos, head of the Armenian church, at Etchmiadzln. near Erlvan, cabled to President Wilson an appeal to the American people on behalf of the Ar menians. Reports of the massacre of 800 vil lagers In Ursa and of 720 In Salmas, have also been received. A journey through Salmas showed that three weeks had failed to obliterate the signs of the slaughter. Pools of blood still marked the execution places Ir Haftevan. THAW IS GIVEN JURY TRIAL Supreme Court Grants Application on Writ of Habcaa Corpus to Test Sanity. New York.—Harry K. Thaw, after many attempts, has finally succeeded in bringing the question of his sanity before a Jury. Application for a jury trial, made by his attorneys in a writ of habeas corpus, has been granted by Supreme Court Justice Hendrick, who !et the trial for May 17. Justice Hendrick made it clear that the Jury was called in 'to aid the court by their advice," and that the finding of the Jury would not be binding if the court was satisfied that it was not in accord with the evidence and with Justice. The court, he said, could dis regard the jury's verdict and render his own decision. Thaw was renynded to the Tombs, pending the trial. Justice Hendrick’s opinion, accom panying the decision, was lengthy, and showed he had made a careful study of Thaw's case, and of authorities or which to base his decision. Poland Is Desolated. Berlin.—Poland is a land of inde scribable desolation, with fully 5,500 houses destroyed, thousands of peas ants homeless, and work of all kinds stopped, according to reports now reaching here. The retreating Rus sians appear to have treated their own territory quite as severely as they had treated East Prussia. Three-quarters of Poland has been hit by the war, and damage estimated at half a billion dollars has been done 225 Vessel* in U. S. Navy. Washington.—Secretary Daniels ha* made public a letter he has written to President Garfield of Williams college, in reply to a request for material to meet statements that the United States is unprepared for military emer gencies. Secretary Daniels says in his letter there are at the present time 225 ves sels of all character in commission. There are under construction and au thorised 77, nine of which are dread naughts. According to the letter, the navy has greatly improved Flower* and Kisses For Hero. Paris.—An Incident in Paris illus trates popular regard for Gen. Pan, who recently returned from his polit ical mission to Petrograd and the Balkan capitals. Persons who saw him enter the Red Cross branch in Place Madeleina waited in the street to see him come out. A girl quickly collect ed enough money in the crowd to buy for the general a huge bouquet of red, white and blue flowers. Gen. Pau appeared to be deepb moved and kissed the girl. The crowd cheered him. THE EAST MISSISSIPPI TIMES, STAEKVILLE, MISS. ATM HD HI DARDANELLES BATTLE AGAINST STRONGHOLD IS BEING WAGED BY LAND, SEA AND AIR. ITALY'S POSITION OBSCURE Holland It Isolated From World Ex cept by Telegraph—Election In Greece May Change Policy of That Country. London.—The admiralty and the war office has declared that a general attack on the Dardanelles had begun. An army, It was said, has been dis embarked successfully. The attack is being made by land, sea and air. The allied airmen are playing an important pan in the opera tions in locating positions and drop ping bombs on the Turkish guns and trenches and directing the fire of ths warships, which are covering the land ing of the troops. The Russians are doing their share by making a demon stration against the forts at the Black sea entrance of the Bosphorus. The diplomatic situation with re spect to Italy and Greece remains ob scure. It is known, however, that con versations are still proceeding between the Germanic allies and Italy and It Is reported that an agreement has been reported between Rome and the triple entente. The position of Greece may be cleared up after the visit which Prince George Is paying to Paris and London, although nothing Is likely to happen until after the general election about to take place. Holland, another neutral country deeply Interested In the war, Is Iso lated except by telegraph, the British having placed an embargo on shipping —although two steamers loaded with produce arrived at English ports from Holland recently—while Germany has closed both her own and the Belgian borders. The German action Is dictated by the desire to hide troop movements. The British action Is not explained ex cept by the assumption that the ad miralty expects a naval battle with the German fleet cruising off Helgo land. CLOUDBURST DOES HAVOC Texas Rivers Leave Death and De struction in their Wake. Much Damage. Austin. —With the bodies of 14 per sons drowned here recovered, 11 per sons missing and rescuing parties still at work among the ruins of 200 homes that were swept away by the rain and wind storm of April 22, the citizenship of Austin began systematic plans for the relief of sufferers. Property loss is estimated at $500,000. Temporary quarters were provided for all whose homes had been swept away or are not habitable and food and clothing is be ing furnished. The identified dead Include six white people, five negroes and three Mexi cans. Estimates on the damage vary, but in all probability will reach $500,000. Twenty bridges were swept away and paved streets were razed. Ten Inches of rain fell in two hours and torrents of water poured Into the homes of people living in lowlands be fore the alarm could be given. With the city In darkness, rescuing parties struggled in the darkness to get helpless women and children out of danger. The body of Mrs. Charles R. Wink ler was carried 16 miles down the riv er by the force of the flood. Kronprinx Off Dock. Newport News. Va,—The German converted cruiser Kronprinz Wilhelm was floated from drydock at the ship yard after having had her hull paint ed and repaired. She was towed to anchorage In the harbor. The guard from Fort Monroe returned to that post. Second Flood Threatens. San Antonio, Tex. —Three days of almost continuous rains with cloud bursts in Southwest Texas has threat ened Texas with a second flood. All streams in this section are out of their banks and damaged crops. live stock and other property aggregating from $450,000 to $750,000, covering 25 coun ties. Rains ranging from two to five inches in one day’s time were reported from many points in the southwestern portion of the state, and flood waters here swept away farms of growing cotton and corn. World’s Best Shot Killed. Ottawa. Ont.—That the Canadian di vision was hotly engaged in the recent Vpres battle is indicated by a list of 0 casualties among officers alone —21 killed and 50 wounded. The list is in complete. as no artillery officers are mentioned. One of those reported killed Is Lieut, .’ol. W. Hart McHarg. of the Sixth D, C. O. R-. Vancouver, who was the hampion rifle shot of the world, win aing the title at the last rifle matches at Camp Perry, Ohio, in 1913. 'CONTINUE FLANDERS FIGHT ————— | Germans Claim Success In Their Calais Drive —Canadians Bear Battle's Brunt, London. —The German rushes in Flanders and the Woevre, where they claim considerable successes, are be lieved to be forerunners of another big effort to break through the allied lines in the west. For many days Belgium has been sealed from the observation of neu trals, while German reinforcements arc being moved to the south to take part in the new offensive, which they hope is to carry them to Calais. The attack in Flanders, originally leveled at the French, has been transferred to the British lines held by the Canadians, on the immediate right of the French, and here for two days the men from the dominion have been engaged in a deadly contest with the Germans. The Germans claim further progress to ward Ypres and that British counter attacks have been repulsed. The French, on the other hand, de clare the allies’ counter attacks con tinue with success and that the Brit ish hold ajl their positions. The German attack in the Woevre, or In the Meuse hills, was directed against the French positions south west of Comtbres, and, according to Berlin, the French suffered a heavy defeat. Paris, however, says that in a counter attack the Germans were driven out of the French first line, which they had pushed back. It is believed that a half million new German troops have reached Flanders and that more guns and material are to be used than were provided for the original attempts to destroy the allied armies in the west—attempts which met with failure both in August and in October. In the meantime the eastern front is enjoying a period of compaartive calm, except in the mid-Carpathians Both sides report successes. BATTLE AGAIN AT YPRES Stupendous Events Believed to Be Foreshadowed by Battle on West Front. London.—Stupendous events in thv war are believed to be foreshadowed by the fighting now going op at Ypres and the general increased activities on the western battle front. Europe is highly expectant. That a severe engagement has taken place near Ypres is confirmed by offi cial reports, but these are so contra dictory that the actual result of tbs preliminary fighting Is not known. R would appear, however, that following their loss of Hill No. 60 and their fail ure to recapture it, the Germans have commenced an offensive from the northeast against the Anglo-French line In front of Ypres, scene of such bloody battles last autumn, and also against the Belgian line farther west. The Germans claim they drove the allies back to the Ypres Canal, taking 1,600 British and French prisoners and a number of guns. The French ad mit that the allies bad to fall back, but declare this was due to the use by the Germans of asphyxiating gas bombs. Paris asserts that in counter attacks the allies took many German prisoners and that the Belgians re pulsed German attacks. It is believed here that these operations are only the commencement of another battle of Ypres. Turks Defeated at Peraian Quif. London. The following official communication has been issued: "The latest telegrams from the Per sian Gulf show that the defeat of the Turks at Shaib was even more com plete than had been hoped. Not on'y have they abandoned their motor cars and guns and ammunition wagons, but Independent reports show that their retirement has been a rout, molested by turncoat Arab tribesmen. There are persistent rumors of the suicide of Suliman Askeri, the Turkish com mander-in-chief. “It is estimated that the enemy's casualties from the 12th to the 15th of April reached 6,000. Mountains Save Texas Town. Graham, Tex.—A cyclone here April 25 caused SIO,OOO damage. Mountains north of the town turned the cloud away from the residence section and no lives were lost. Famous Movie Actor Dies. New York.—John Bunny, whose an tics as a moving picture comedian have made millions laugh, died at his home in Brooklyn April 26. He had been ill for three weeks from a com plication of diseases. John Bunny was 52 years old. He had been before the footlights 29 years before he entered the moving picture field four years ago. In the moving picture world he was regarded for a time as the country’s leading comedian and was said to be receiving more salary than the president Italy Will Not Enter War. Rome. —A prominent Italian states man has made the statement that pos sibilities of Italy’s early participation in the war now seemed more remote. "To enter the war Italy would first be obliged to break off negotiations with the central empires, which still are proceeding at Vienna.” he said. 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