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2 A 1201 PERISH AS LUSfTAN (Contraaed From race Oa). was well known as th; one time head of me book nubllshini-; firm of H. ' S. t- one and comnany and Ute f Minder r"-; editor of the "Chap Book" and the House Be'aJitifnl," two successful i agaztnes. Passengers Arealm. "fko heavy loss of life ajnonir the r r cabin passengers is believed to' jw been due to the calmness and. self T issession tfaey displayed in 'the face danger. Moat of them were . at rheon when the steamer received " death blow and declined to Join e rush for the boats and life belts. - ie believed the cunarcier wouia re i' i afloat until assistance could .ve A considerable proportion of those at Queenstown are members of the . --e-K- including Capt. Tomer, with the I st and seoond officers. Ail ine omer T "s are believed to have -perished. Crew Saves Lives There is no evidence, however, that tLe time honored rule of the sea. "women and children- first, was vio lated. At least one of the survivors, a Toronto newsfner man, elves evi dence that there was no panic among the crew and that the sailors acted promptly in gettin- the passengers into the ship's boats. Four torpedoes apparently were fired at the Lusitania. but only two of then found their mark. Torpedoes Killed Many. The loss of life caused by the tor pedoes themselves and the explosions they caused, must have been terribly heavy. The tragic freight of bodies taken to Queenstown bears evidence of the havoc wrought. Many of those taken- ashore were serldusly Injured and more than a score died after they were removed to Cork and Queenstown hospitals. LUSITANIA WAS T KEEPII IE ii Piano Clearance Sale On at ,BIIlIns.', Do you really want a genuine piano bargain? See our Ad on page 2, Cable News Section. "Call early Monday at 1429 East Boulevard or phone 167 for our car. Billings Piano Co. Adv. GREAT CLEARANCE SALE OF ALL SHOP WORN .AND SLIGHTLY USED PIANOS AND. -PLAYER PIANOS.. These-bargains axe offered now at unusual prices to move them quickly to make room for a large shipment of new pianos now in the depot and which we must get out. v . A few of the best are listed below: $600 Knabe $.75.00 550 Mathushek 100.00 450 J. & C. Fisher 15Q.00 430 Wilson, like new 300.00 '350 Royal 225.00 550 Ivers & Pond Mission.. 375.00 New 375 Bradley, like new 225.00 375 Bradley, new 250.00 eOO.Xreiler Player. ........ 400.00 '600 Gerhard Player ....... 425.00 650 Hr-P. Nelson PMyer . . . 450.00 thir store is full of Just such bargains, they must be sold in the next five days. Come today and siflect the piano you want before it goes to another. Terms as low as5 1.50 a week. .Sale begins Mon day morning. May 3rd, 9 A.M. Jenkins Pitin& Company The Big Piano House Phone 2958. 211-213 Texas St. ill Absolute Protection For Both Buyer And Seller For the man who is buying Teal estate, a title guar anty removes all doubts and uncertainties concerning his future tenure of the property. For the man who wants to sell, a title guaranty paves the way for a quick and satisfactory deal. -A JITLE GUARANTY K THE SAFETY H I DEVICE OF REAL ESTATE DEALING H H The title guaranties issued by this company are H H backed by an organization of experts with a capital H stock of $300,000.00. jg 1 Stewart title Guaranty I i .pany: i H Two Republics BIdg. J. E. QUAD), Vice Pres. jS Lookouts Were Alert When Submarine Was First Seen; ' Many Babies Perished. Queenstown, Ireland, May S A sharp lookout for submarines was kept aboard the Lusitania as she approached the Irish coast, according to Ernest Cowper. a Toronto newspaper man, who was among the survivors landed here. lie declared that after the ship was torpedoed there was no panic among the crew, that the work of get ting passengers into the boats pro ceeded in a prompt and efficient man- ner. "As wc neared the coast of Ireland," k he said, "we joined in the lookout, for , &. possible attack by a submarine was the sole topic of conversation. I was Chatting with a friend at the rail about 2 odock when suddenly I caught a , glimpse of the conning tower of a sub- ' marine about 10M yards distant. I immediately called my friend's atten- I lion to it. Immediately we both saw the track of a torpedo, followed almost tn.t.nflv Tiv an TnlAalnn Pnrtlniu nf splintered hull were sent flying into j the air and then another torpedo struck. The shtp began to list to star board. Many Children on Board. 1HB crew ai unco pivtceuwi lutei . the passeneers into boats, in an orderly, I prompt, efficient manner. Miss Helen j Smith appealed to me to save her. I j away. I got into one of the last boats to leave. "Some of the boats could not be launched as the vessel was sinking. There was a large number of women and children In the second cabin. Forty of the children were lees than a year old." "Danger Ahead, Don't Rock the.Boat," Says Former U. S. Official New Tork, May 8. 'There's danger around "us. Don't rock the boat," was the keynote of an address delivered Friday night by James M. Beck, former United States deputy attorney general. a the fifth annual dinner of the trust companies of the United Statu and members of the trust company section of the American Bankers' association. "If there ever was an occasion in which silence is golden It is now," he continued. "We may be, for all we know, in a. very critical hour for our government. "A disaster has happened whieh has filled all of us with horror and which. I take it. has filled most of t.s and maybe all of us with reasonable appre-' hension. There Is a good deal in what our president has said about rocking the boat and it is nof a good time to rock the boat. At the same time those who are in the boat should refrain from rocking and I suppose may entertain the Justifiable hope that the captain will not sleep on the bridge; that the captain will do all He can to keep ue ship on an even keel in the stormy waters that may be ahead of her." Mr. Beck then referred to. the recent note to Germany in whlcB reference was made that this country "should be constrained to hold the Imperial government to a strict accountability" for acts of their naval authorities, "and take any steps that jnight be necessary to safeguard American lives and property." See Our Other Ads On Next Page and Page 2 of Comic Section May Whit LUSITANIA CARRIED WAR MUNITIONS, SAYS GERMANY Sew Tork, May 8. Germany's justi fication for sinking the Lusitania is that the Cunard liner carried muni tions of war picric add. an explosive. This was stated by Capt. Franz von Papen, military attache of the Im rial Germany embassy, in an interview in the New Tork World. He said: "It Is deplorable, if true, that so many lives have been lost. I an shocked to hear the news, especially that American lives have been saerf ficed. "But It was absolutely crimina. for the Cunard company to carry, and for the British government to allow the line to carry neutral passengers in a ship which was transporting explo- i slTes and munitions of war to bt used j by Great Britain and her allies. "The ship's manifest will show that she carried a large amount nf nici-in acid and other explosive materials, i They certainly were not inten&ed for I peaceful uses. Thev were to h ,ibh i against Germany and Germany had to i defend herhelf against them. The best way was to destroy the ship and such destruction was amply Justified unOer me rules 01 war. : - jfA A :e oaie or ippare Delightfully Cool Garments For Warm Weather and For Traveling 0,ur May White Sale is here and many will now begin active preparation for their trip to the great Panama-Pacific Exposition. As you know the climate in San Francisco makes a good warm woolen coat suit a necessity for. daytime wear, and in addition a top coat for evening use. For wear while at home we show a splendid assortment of sheer cool Dresses N and Waists and they are all ottered at such prices tnat every one can attorn as many as they can use. We invite you to make an inspection, for we are sure that such inspection will reveal the best values you have seen. - COOL WHITE LIKEN SUITS Matchless Values Here at $10.00 You will find these handsome suits most practical and stylish. You will find them herein abundance -and priced especially to your advantage during this great White Sale. White linen suits of -qua'lity in the, newest and most ap proved models. There are scores of plain and embroidered suits from which to make selections. Every new style feature is pronounced every Jittle rjetail about which women are particular is in evidence. There are a grdat variety of styles from which to choose. Regular and extra size suits and every one priced special for our May White Sale at only $10,. Palm Beach Suits $7.50 to $15.00 , We have just received many new models in these practical summertime suits in snappy Norfolk styles, as well as plain tailored effects. Full flare yoke skirts. Suits that are trimmed with large pearl buttons and finished with patch pockets. These are theideal cloths for warm weather wear they are Hght and cool, yet shape retaining. They launder perfectly. Handsome new Palm Beach Suitj that are special .values at $7.50 to $15 White Chinchilla Coats The Season's Latest Models t Made of fine baby-Iamb white Chinchilla in beautiful flare models trimmed with velvet in Belgium blue, emerald green or black. Stunning models appropriate for mountain or seashore wear. Also, the new shadow plaids jn belted Norfolk style. Goats that defy comparison at the prices Sj15 up to $25. Dreses For Confirmation and Graduation and For June Brides Hundreds and hundreds of beautiful Dresses will be offered in Our May White Sale at prices almost unbelievable. No matter what your requirements may be, you are most certain to find the summertime Dresses here to meet your needs. . We Are Featuring Dresses Special at $4.95 and Up You will find a beautiful assortment of White Nets, White Voiles and White Organdies, Colored Voiles in wide stripes and large dots. Im ported .Voiles and Crepes in beautiful new patterns'. Oyster Colored Embroidered Voiles and French and Ramie Linens in aH colors. Some with waist made in the new Fichu effect and with Qared skirt, trimmed with black taffeta or velvet; all sizes; special values at $4.95 and up. fiiH Mr All Silks In Stock how at Special Reduced Prices. Made In El Paso Clothes should be m by every El Pasoan who is interested in the progress of the city. Money spent here "Bnll slay here and every business man mil profit by it. Abandon the idea that Chiiago or Net York clothes are better. dfo -. vt fl 'ur clothes made ' by us and convince yourself thai you can be -pleated right here in hlPaso fiilj clothes made by Uow&iex m City National BJmk Bldg., Second Floor. & hite Sale of Corsets A sale of standard 'brand cor sets. AU our newest models. Corsets that women kaow and appreciate. We offer teem in this White Sale at worth while savings. Gossaid, American Lady, Hrne. Lyra, Nemo, Franco and War ners, Reduced as follows: $1 Corsets 78c S1.50 Corsets. $128 $2 Corsets $1.78 $230 Corsets..,. .$2.18 $3 Corsets $2.68 $5 Corsets -...-$3.8 Higher priced ones in the same proportion reductions BRASSIERES Reduced 25c Brassieres 15c 50c Brassieres 35c $1 Brassieres 78c- $130 Brassieres $1.28 PASSENGERS AT LUNCH WHEN LINER WAS SUNK Queenstown, Ireland, May 8. The passengers of the torpedoed liner Lusi tania were at ranch when the German submarine made its attack Friday af ternoon, according to a steward who was amonp the J69 survivors landed y me lug BiormcocK. I He said. j The passengers were at lunch when a submarine came up and fired two topedoee, which struct the Lusitania on the starboard side, one forward and the other near the engine room. They caused terrific explosions. , "Capt Turner immediately ordered i the boats out. The ship began to list ' badly immediately. J "Ten boats were put into the waiter . and between 4& and Bo passengers en tered them. The boat in which I was approached -the land with thro mh.. boats and, were picked up shortly be fore 4 oclock. "I fear that few of the officers were saved. They acted bravely. U. S. IS HELPLESS AGAiNST GERMANY, SAYS M'COMBS Cincinnati. Ohio. May 8 "The United States is helpless," said William F. Mc Combs, chairman of tBe Democratic na tional committee, speaking of the blowing- up of the Lusitania. "Suppose we should declare war against Germany." he said. "It would I amount to nothing .more than the re call ui amaassaoors or each countrv. We could not fight because there are no German ships on the sea, and no one would consider the insane propo sition of sending an army over there. I am absolutely neutral in this war." GERMAN SUBMARINES 1AY IN WAIT FOR LUSITANIA Cork. Ireland. May 8. Indications that German submarines were seeking the Lusitania were afforded Thursday afternoon by the reported presence of a submarine in nnntnnnns ha, an In let on the south coast of Ireland, next I ,VIIrrH ,. ,,,,, SiSrSS ofQ-uCe7sntwCr,C- M4 nBlTo,G,nnyun The submarine approached the coast ashington, D. C, May i. Itepresen- after having maneuvered on the sur- tatlve Gardner of Massachusetts, while face for some time, then disappeared. t t. whit. h , . .., . . - -. ..-.-. VHBV .w.j Dv.-lcj, r mUslon for some constituents to visit MAY SALE of BLOUSES Blouse Values Worth Reading About and Hurrying For UR PRIDE is engendered by your pleasure. If it weren't a meritorious eveat that we could be proud ,of. it wouldn't be one that you would be pleased with. Viewed most critically k s sarely deserv Assortments, qualities, trimmings and values are aU of an unusual and eicelKag character. Women to whom the practice of economy appeals only when it can be effected without the sacrifice of a particle of quality will be pleased with jhe sale's worth in a coaclusive manner. Plain white voiles, black and white checked voiles, batiste in handkerchief cottar and cuff effects of brown, navy and purple. White pussy willow blouses. linen blouses in natural color, pink, white, brown and green; made in Country Club style. Many new ones will be ready and priced at oaly 7S. o ing. Millinery Special! White Duck Hats - We offer 1000 Sport Hats of fine quality white duck as a special feature of our May White Sale at $J..45 - $1.25 and 95d. EXTRA SPECIAL! Blouses at. - 50c Lace and embroidery trimmed Blouses of Kagerie and voile; long or short sleeve style; high or low neck; regular 79 and 95c Blouses Fj f our May White Sale. OUC Middies 50c Of Galatea, with green piping; made with clover leaf collar; extra special f at J3UC Inala v b nnMPa ny COMPANY UNDEnSELL ALb OTIIBRS S PEC. ALS New Valley Honey, per frame. . .15J Cluster Raisins, in 1 lb. packages 15 New Valley Honey, per pint jar. .25 New Potatoes 4 lbs for 25fi Del Monte Spanish Style Tomato Sa uce, per can V 1.0b CIVK IS X TltlAI, OLVII, OllDKHS EVERYTHING GOOD TO EAT PROJUT ATTBITlbX) Phones 505 & 506. 204 & 206 East Overland St. LUSITANIA WASNT ARMED, SAYS BRITISH GOVERNMENT London. Eng.. May 8 The British government made the following an nouncement "The statement appeal inK in some newspapers that the LuMlani Has armed is whoilj false." the parlors of the mansfbn. Issued a statement on the Lusi'ania disaster urgrinK that president "Wilson deal firm ly with Germany and giving his ideas of hat CoL Roosevelt would do. h-n secretary Tumulty heard of It i ".sued a M.itment sa ing the white I liuUH rtsenttd Gardner s ' using the ex- i ecutive offices ae an annex to his press hnmfln " FAVORS FORBIDDING XEl'TRALS TRAVELING ON BRITISH SHIPS London. , Knfc, May 8. Commander Carlton Bellairs, retired, who is now a member of parliament and a leading naval expert said in an'lnterview: "Having regard for what has hap pened and may happen, I feel that we ought to pass a law empowering Brit ish consuls to refuse passports, ex cept for ery sound reason, to all neu trals to tratl b British ships ' LAS CRUCES VS. EL PASO Double -Header Two Games for One Admission K-IO GEAHDE PARK Fim Game at 2 P. M. Admission to Bleachers 35c; Grandstand 50c; Boxes 75c. Douglas Club Will Be Here All Next Week, Opening Tuesday.