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Three Shots !o Ac complish the Work ui Destftelion New York, Feb. 11.—Those who arrived here today on the American Line steamship Kroonland related how a U-boat destroyed a steamship before their eyes and how two ves sels, believed to have been German raiders, cireuled about the Ameri can steamship during a part of her voyage. ? The vessel, which was destroyed in the sight of the Kroonland was a small Dutch vessel steamship, the destruction being accomplished by a German submarine's shell fire, off the coast of Ireland, on February 3, two days after the Imperial German government announced the resump tion of unrestricted sea warfare. The Kroonland was the f rst American passenger steamship to brave the submarine blockade, steaming from Liverpool on Febru ary 1, unarmed. The steamship New York, of the American Line, which also left Liverpool during the first three days of the month, reported by wireless that she would arrive at her pier tomorrow morning. The Kroonland's passengers were napping or amusing themselves on deck in the afternoon, one week ago Saturday, when off the starboard quarter a U-boat rose suddenly from the waves four miles away. The submarine commander fired three shells at a Dutch steamship 0 of of a ARE NOT TROUBLED OVER SUBSEA WAR Claim That The Blockade Will Not Hurt Before Two Mouths London, Feb. 11.—While Ger many's submarines continue to peck away at British and neutral ship ping on the high seas, officialdom of Great Britain regained confident today. Cabinet officers announced that the German submarine blockade, if successful, cannot' be seriously be felt in the British Isles for two months because the nation has a surplus of food for that period stor ed up. ' And every man in British official dom is confident that before two months have passed, the Kaiser will (Continued on page 3.) THE ARCADE THEATRE Home of the Best in Photo-Plays. On Busy Railroad Avenue To-Night To-Night The Only Classic Picture Ever Shown In Morgan City A Stupendous - Art Production Presenting Famous Model for America's Celebrated Paintings "PURITY" The Twin Sister of "Virtue" from the allegorical poem of that name. A Masterpiece. With Miss Audrey Munson, the Most Beautiful Model in all the World * « « *ii « __a _a. o _ in on So as to enable the patrons of the Arcade to see this work of art the show will start at 3 p. m. 10 and 20 cents The Most Talked Off Picture on the Screen To/Day rp 1 XT- 1 . Triangle Night, Manhattan Madness 5 Reels, Keystone Remedy, "Haystack and Tuesday INl<?nt. Stceoles." Two Reels. Pnees, 5 and 10 cents._ . ..; iü»CàÿKcmiP->- > «*- -*- ä mm vvhjjik had the ; .tional colors of the Nemerbmds painted on her sides. Sllowing the third shell there was? an explosion on board the 0 nt ?h steamship and she keeled ovoi - and sank within five minutes. The. U-boat then took in tow the sunken vessel's only life boat, In which were the sailors. Among the passengers who told about sinking of the Dutch vessel were Mrs. W. W. Boyd, a daughter of W. S. St. George, general passen ger agent of the Missouri Kansas and' Texas railroad. W. A. Marshall, of London and E. Hope Norton of London. There were seventy-six first cabin, eighty-six second and thirty-nine steerage passengers. yVhen the New York arrives to morrow morning the American line berths will be still more crowded. The Espagne, of the French line, which was due to leave here this af ternoon for Bordeaux will not leave until Monday afternoon. Delay in coaling was given for the postpone mett. I lliss Zell Knight who has been the-guest of Miss Lucy Foote for the past week left for her home in New Orleans today. Mr. Irwin Foote, of Lafayette spent a few days with his parents week He will leave shortly for a VS*it to Silver, New Mexico. GERMANY'S MOVE IS NOW AWAITED Nu Act Tel Committed Which Warrants Declaration Of War Washington, Feb. 11.—Watch fully waiting for Germany's next move in her submarine campaign against the shipping of the world, President Wilson and his advisers settled down tonight to scan the dis patches from Europe. News from the war zone and news of safe de parture of American Ambassador Gerard on his homeward journey were the prime considerations and both came but slowly. There was no official confirma tion of Germany's reported sensa tional peace move today and in fluential officials said that they ex pected none. (Continued on page 3). mûr* • P 7/ m wl Cm Sea food cannot be surpassed for nutritive quali ties. Dietetic ex perts prescribe it for run-down nerves and over worked minds. Buy Canned Fish from Us and choose your oysters, lobsters, crabs, shrimp and clams from the most carefully selected stock on the market. 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