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HOME EDITION TVEATHEK FORECAST. 13 Iao aad "West Texas, fair; "Sewr Mexico and Arizona, seaeraJlx fair warmer. EL PASC. TEXAS. FRIDAY EVENING. JUNE 4. 191 5. delivered antwhere m cents a month. 16 PAGES TWO SECTIONS TODAY. LATEST NEWS BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. SINGLE COPT FIVE CENTS. ZAR'S ARMY HITS FOE NEAR PRZEM YS Pay For rman TODAY'S PRICES Vx an bank notes. 12 4 Mexican T K 9 Chihuahua currency, 34 - mx currency. Bar silver (Handy H irmon quotation) 494 Copper. 1.8 . urain higher Livestock, rteady uik strong. v E L PASO t ur ii l.j."" uulrlight Ge President's Dictum Is Com pleted But'Has Not Been Fully Approved. - EMBASSYAGENT GOES TO BERLIN Will Inform Germany of the Sentiment Now Prevalent In United States. WASHINGTON. D. CL, June 4. Ambassador Gerard at Berlin cabled the state department tuda a note from the German govern ment agreeing to pay an Indemnity for; the d&majre dniut hr Rmmn tnih- narine to the American steame.r Gulf- lic-ht tnrnM.n.-H ntf th. isllv l.l.nH. The German government recently ac- krowledged responsibility for the Gulf- light incident, asserting the submarine -umiuiuiuer aiiacKoa me American snip bj mistake. Germany said the officer laiieo. to taKe note of the American flag. Reparation tendered by Germany in tne case of the Gulflight disposes of one incident narrated in the American note following the Lusitania incident. but Ieaes unsettled Use main conten tion of the United States that sub marine warfare must be conducted guarding the Hves of neutrals. sole Is Completed. President Wilson's second note to Germany in this regard was completed today and read to the cabinet. There were some indications afterward that the note had not been finally dis posed of. "We reached no final conclusion about anything," said one. In answer to -questions, secretary - . OU B4MU . T cannot divulge anything ttm hot.. ! pens in cabinet meetings.' i To Tranimilt Ante Promptly . The note may be dispatched to Ber- lin late tonight or Saturday No ar- I rangements have yet been made as to 1 the time when it will be made public "line uuu&e DMlcnu saia todav tb-t 1 w hile the president had penned the n6te himself, he had consulted with secretary v.! .o uryau over ine principles and the detaieb German Agent Leaver. While the president and cabinet were discussing the note, a German agent ns on his way to Berlin to present a first hand report of the interview which count Bernstorff, the German ambassa dor, had Wednesday with president Wil son. Officials at the German embassy re fused to discuss that development, but it became known authoritatively that Meyer Gerhard, who sailed from New York Thursday for Copenhagen, Ben mark on the steamer United States with a guarantee of safe condact ob tained by the American government from the allies, is the man. , Convey Information. The German embassy agent is entrust ed it is understood, with the mission of informing Berlin officials regarding the feeling in the I'mted States regard ing the I.usitania incident and the ex change of notes, and especially to lay before the German goernment the sub stance of ambassador Berastorffs con--rsition with president Wilson. Lack of cable communications with Germany has made it impossible for the embassy h re to jiroperlj inform the Imperial government of late developments. hat Noe -.VIII Say. The principle which is to be placed S4uaiely before Germany In such a way as to elicit either an affirmative or negative answer was stated in the American government's last note as fol lows: "The lives of noncombatants. whether the be of neutral cit-zensaip or citi zens of one, of the nations at war. caa- rioc law fully or rightfully be placed in jeopardy by the capture ox destruction. of an unarmed raerccanttnan." and "the? imperial government must recognize al so, rs all other nations do. the n1!ga tion to take the usual precautions of A is:t and search " May Acknowledge Mlnlake. In view of the statement in the Ger man i ote that reliable nformafion was at hand to the effect that the Lusltania was armed, the American government Intent's to re-state that it made full and searching investigation before the Lust- I tana sailed and that its good faith is pledged to the assertion that no guns, i ltlier mounted or unmounted, were car ried bj the vessel. In j-nany quarters it was believed Germany might find a way out of dilemma by accepting the statement of the United States govern ment as superseding its own informa tion and acknowledging its mistake. Bears Guarantler of Allies. New York, June 4. Meyer Gerhard, w ho is understood to be the agent am bassador Bernstorff is sending to Ber lin, sailed Thursday 'aboard the steamer United States for Copenhagen, it became known here today. Official documents bearing the em bassy or consular seals of Great Britain, Russia and France, (riving him guaran ties again-1 molestation by officers of the allied warships while on the way "were in his possession. Mr Gerhard registered under his own name, giving his home as New York cit. Whether he is an American citi zen was unknown. What We BRITONS ANGER AMERICAN SKIPPER ENGLAND NEDS II SUPPLIES Victory or Defeat Depends on Men in Workshops, De clares Lloyd-George. Manchester. Ens.. June 4. "The Ger mans won their successes In the east by concentrating 20,0e shells on a field of battle. If the Same amount of ammunition had been concentrated on the Germans in the west, they would have been driven out of France and half way across Belgium." This was the utterance of David LJot d-Georse. the new minister of mu nitions, in emphasizing to employers of the engineering trades and trade unionists Thursday night, the impera tive need of Great Britain for greater production of munitions of war. Victory Depends on Munitions. . He added: "1 come as an emissary of state to carry the most urgent message eTer told to the ears of a Manchester audi ence. Our country is fighting for its i ' lor the liberties of Europe; and I QDOII What it does. UDOH What it ia prepared to sacrifice, depends " the J issue. "II depends more upon the masters " vw.iiA ... ....., nv.- anvps uraii uiiuu anj port, ui me cos munlty whether Geat Birtain will . etnerze 7 from this colossal Rtrusrfrfe ' beaten. 'humtltAteri. RfrlnnoH nf hr ! power, honor and influence and a mere bond slave of cruel military yrranny. or wneuer it win come out triumph' ant. free and more nowcrful tbar. vr , for good in the affLrs of men. F Itn-.l.n Setback ..--.. exneeted to- malr sairtflNut rw. T?na. j Man allies have suffered a, severe set back. TJie Germans have achieved a. great success, not because of the su perior valor of their soldiers or stategy of their generals. The Ger man triumphs are due entirely to su perior equipment, an overwhelming su periority of shot and shell aad muai- tions and equipment. It was a battle ,"won by the use they made of their sKiuea .industries, and especially by the superior organization of German work- shops. "Tw' hundred thousand shells were concentrated In the fighting. If the samea'nount of ammunition had been conce,,trated on the Germans in the w.esi tney 'BrouI.1 hve been driven out . . . . r"" .i1"' "J ft"a uctaa- tated Belgium." TWO WELSH TRAWLERS SUNK; SAILORS KILLED BY SHELLS London. Eng.. June 4 Several mm were killed by German shells when the Welsh trawler Victoria was sunk oy a submarine 135 miles from St. Ann's Mead. .Members of the rescued crrw sam mp aiiacK came from the subraa ,hno1,T;34,K.T5,e.ra.of J. ! thought the first shot came from Then a shot smash d a mali hnat ,? the crew realized that the submarine J -.--. .w. ,c uaniu. A ly OI li WAS put on tne bridge and the crew pro ceeded to lash a life raft together for use in case of necessity. Another shot struck the bridge, kill ing the boy. Then the skipper cam forward and was talking to a-member of the crew when a shell killed both of tnem. A piece of shrapnel struck the wlt-?-i,0n the "1? aBd tne he an still SS.ti'SKIIlew ott the IeKs of the mate or the ship and injured two other ,Jl?Jnen ihen scrambled onto the rart Th! sobln,arl' pulled them aboard. ,hif!c?.r ot "" submarine, according to the witness, told them that if they fired th6y WOUW noave beeS AUSTRO-GERMANS ARE NOW MOVING AGAINST 1EMBERG Vienna, Austria. June 4. Now that rrxemysj has been captured, the Vustro Gan -army of Gen. Mackenzen is J? ng ?stward 'asainst Lemberg. Gallcla. The Russians are expected to take a strong position, consisting aartl v of a chain of lakes sthn.ir . iii. . . of Lemberg. It Is thought, however, that these po rttlons will prove untenable because Jen. Linshigen,' having crossed the Dneister. to the west of Mlkolajow, will likely cut the communications with Lemberg. t The Austro-German plan of operation against Lemberg apparently is the same against PrzemysL They are ex pected to throw a column on both sides of the city and then Dress for seme H- tance beyond it. In the meantime this movement seems to threaten the Rus sians fighting- around Nadworna with a loss of contact with the main body. SWEDISH STEAMER SINKS; TORPEDOED, IS BELIEF London, Eng, June 4. The Evening Standard says the Swedish steamer Lapland was sunk Thursday night at a point 53' miles off Peterhead, a seaport of eastern Scotland. No submarine was sighted, but Capt. Peterson said he be lieved the vessel was torpedoe I. BREAK WITH GERMANY, PORTUGAL'S PRESS URGES Lisbon. Portugal. June 4. Protesting vehemently against the sinking of two Portuguese ships by German subma rines, the press of Portugal demands. that the government immediately sever diplomatic relations wit? Germany. Call a Taste of Western Hosuitalitv, New MUSE ALLEGED II CAPTAIN DF SNIP Says Ship, Duly Certified, Is Nevertheless Delayed By Officials. CAPTAINls HELD VIRTUAL PRISONER Part Of Cargo Is Seized By Authorities, Despite the . ' Certification. N" EW YORK. June 4. George Cor- nehl. captain of the American steamer Anttlla. brought his vessel into port today from Copenhagen with a vigorous complaint against the treatment accorded him by the British authorities, who detained him, 5$ days OP. his outward voyage. Cant. "ornehl Is a naturalized American of German descent. He sailed from New York in . eb ruary with a cargo for weden and Denmark, which was loaded he asserts, under the inspection of the British con sul general, who gave him a certificate. "1 " "n into Airinrtli ana ae- , "'fg i' aZZ'lJ,T,a,l ST? ?,., I ?ar ". . as.erted. station'' at his dj ure uiu nut ui me irKO lun on. On the return trip. Capt. Comehl said, he was detained two and - half hours us a. British cruiser. TCB.XEH. UNIONS URGE 111I.SOX TO KEEP PEACE IndianaDolis. Ind., June 4. German American jrymnasts protested Thurs day against- a possible breach of rela tions between the United States and Germany when the national executive committee or the North American Gym nastic union sent a message to presi dent Wilson saying: "We would consider it the greatest calamity in the historv of oar republic If present negotiations would lead to ooen rupture with Germany .in the face of repeated evidence "of that govern ment's true friendship fox our couhtry " The union has about SS.SW members in 118 Turner societies, in America. COUNTESS INSULTS GERMAN OFFICERi IS IHPntoivmi ,1,A A . .u t.a.1 .. A , . . Amsterdam, Holland. June 4. Be cause she publicly Insulted a German officer, the 16 year old countess Helene Dardey has been sentenced to three ? JisPatch: which adds tht the uiuiiius imprisonment. accordinE- to a girl's grandmother was also sentenced to three months imprisonment for com- .'....a.,.. .,. .1,13 Wti.Cll;C ALLIES TAKE NO INDEPENDENT ACTION IN WAR, IS AGREEMENT Tokio Janan Jttn. i TTn,..tl(m .t I ister Kato. interpelated in the house or peers today by the budget commit tee, made the declaration that Great Britain, France, Russia. Italy and Japan had agreed to take no independent ac tion of any kind in connection with the European war. NORWEGIAN SHIP TORPEDOED. London, Kng.. June 4. The Nor wegian steamship Cubano was tor pedoed and sunk Thursday off the Flannan islands. The crew jvas landed in the Hebrides, a group oflslands off Tie War At a Gl ance H AVING captured Przemysl. the Austro-German forces are maintaining their offensive with unusual speed along the Gall cian front. The troops which broke through the Russian line at Stry are Bushing northward rapidly. A statement from the Russian war of fice contains the admission that In the region beyond the Dneister river the Austro-German army has ad vanced along the Tismenltza-Stry front Germani Are Cot Off ..A Petrograd dispatch states that the German forces which captured Libau, In Russia, on the Baltic some time ago has been isolated. Rus sian forces are said to have cut off the Germans from their base at Memel. east Prussia, while other Russian troops have appeared from the north and south, so that onl' communication with Libau now Is from the east. The Vienna war department states that the Italians have bombarded Austrian fortifications at several points without success. Stagnation In West Conditions are virtually station- , ary along the western front, so far as is known from the official com munications. Slight gains In the district north of Arras are reported by the French. SmedUh Ship Torpedoed The Swedish steamer Lappland was sunk Thursday off the coast of Scotland. Although no subma rine was sighted, the captajn ex pressed the opinion that the vessel was torpedoed. All on board were rescued. SCENES OF "X-' A -'U S . T & I A Tfcfe chief forces, both of the Italian and Aastro-Gennan armies, are reported to be massed in the valley of the Adige river, through which the military experts say the easiest route of invasion is to be found for either side seetong to pass the mountain barrier. The- Aiige, as shown by the map, runs south to Verona and thence east -to the Adriatic sea. To the Dorthwest, a score of miles from the Swiss border, is shown the pass from Pejo to Ponte do legno, through which Austrian frontier guards passed before they were driven back by the Italians. North of Trieste, just across the border, is Corizia, a railway center, guarding the connection leading to Trieste and the Austrian naval base at Pola. Experts say that the country west of Gorizia. affords facility for an Italian invasion in this direction. Florence, the capital of Italy, and Bologna, headquarters of the general staff, are shown toward the lower center of the map. u IIIEIillllV Interstate Commerce Com mission Asks Facts Of Alleged Stock Deal. Washington, D. C June 4. Appoint ment of a receiver last April for the Chicago, Book Island and Pacific Kail road company was taken up before the Interstate Commerce commission today attthe Investigation into the road's fi nancial affairs. Robert P. Lamont, president of the American Steel Foundries company of Chicago, testified his company peti tioned for the Hock Island receiver, not for fear it could not collect $15,ee due it. but because Silas IL Strawn. a Chi cago attorney, whom Mr. Lamont pre sumed was acting for Rock Island at torneys, requested him to do so. Roberts Walker ot New York, con nected with the Rock Island in various legal capacities, testified he asked Strawn to get some creditorlto sign the petition which he himself had drafted at the direction of W. H. Moore, T. M. Schumacher and F. L. Hlne, other di rectors of the company. Hoped to Evade Receivership. Samuel Untcrmyer, representing N. L. Amster of Boston, a director, led Walk er to tell how the Rock Island on March 31 borrowed tl.SOO.040 of the Bankers' Trust company on collateral.plus the personal guaranty of Daniel G. Held, GOING ON A F1SHNG TRIP THIS SUMMER ? No matter where you go, the Herald will follow you and keep you posted on what Is doing in Kl Paso. Mexico, ana the entire Southwest You will not want to fish, bathe, dance and play all the time; you long for news from home and if you don't get The Herald, you won't have it r . COUPON El Paso Herald, Kl Paso, Texas. Kindly send the Herald daily from until To ....... Y Address ' Foetoffice (We will mall a statement for the above subscription R the day we send the first copy of i your paper.) AUSTRO - ITALIAN CONFLICT 1 II.SJILLIHCT1SHIS! WASHINGTON, T. C. June 4. Bmperor Nicholas, of Russia, has responded favorably aad cordially to president Wilson's personal letter conveying a request by Austria that provision be made for Inspecting Siberian camps, where Austrian pris oners of war are held. Following unsuccessful negotiations through the usual diplomatic channels. Dr. Constantin Dumba. the Austrian ambassador here, asked president Wil son, about two months ago. to send a personal letter to emperor Nicholas. The request was the result of a report that Austrian prisoners were not get ting proper treatment. The Austrian government asked that inspection be made by American Red Cross agents. Ogden Mills. Wm. H. Moore, James Mc Lean and Arthur C James. Walker said the money was borrowed in hope of car rying the road along until after the directors meeting. He prepared a peti tion for receivership on March 9, so as to have it ready. If the loan did not go through. .ini,?llti(r With Collateral. . "Why did you take that collateral away from the receiver if It was not to 'rig" up the stock market and take up the stock from IS to 9 in ten days, and then let it drop to 21 in a single day?" asked Mr. Untermyer. Walker denied that was his purpose. "Did you ever hear of any more out rageous deal than this? demanded Mr. Untermyer. "Ton have overlooked the fact that four new directors Were to be elected on April 12 and we thought It but fair to allow them a voice In meeting the situation." responded Mr. Walker. Sold UN Oni Stock. "But you sold your own stock for 25 about this time?" suggested Mr. Unter- myar- Mr. Walker testified that he did. Under cross examination as to those responsible for his position with the Rock Island, Mr Walker said that ho regarded W. H. Moore. F. L. Hine and Daniel TS. Reld and "others" as in con trol. He told of being paid SMM a year as general counsel and chairman of the executive board. "I was their work horse and was driven as they desired." waa the wsy Walker described his work. NEW ARIZONA RAILROAD TO ISSUE $675,000 B0IDS Phoenix, Ariz., June 4 An applica tion for permission to Issue ?5,0O0 worth of stock and the same amount of bonds has been made to the corporation commission by the Tucson. Cornelia and uiia, cena itaiiroaa company, a Hear ing will be held at an early date. The organteeni of the company subscribed for UJi,0a worth of stock, or $100 for each taite of the proposed road. T MI'S U5h The answer, delayed because of ab sence of the emperor from Petrograd, was brought here today by Ray Baker, private secretary to ambassador Marye. Expedition Stopped. Six months ago. on what was regard ed as authoritative permission, an American Red Cross expedition started from Pekln, China, for Siberia, to make the inspection. Then came a protest from Russia and the expedition was halted. Prinoner 111 Treated. Reports reached Austria, it Is under stood, that Austrian prisoners of war are being kept in the most miserable conditions, inasmuch as they were re mote from centers of population. Sibe ria has for many years been regarded as a place of terrors, to which Russian political prisoners were banished. FORD COMPANY DECLARES $48,000,000 STOCK DIVIDEND Derolt MielL, June 4. The Ford Mo tor company announced today that it has Increased Its authorised capital from ?t.0,m to Iloa.thM, And has declared a stock dividend of 24M00.0OS. payable July 1. A cash dividend was declared on the original stock of ,00. but the amount was not made public. The stock dividend Increases the holdings of Henry FonL. president of the com pany. J 17,840. 00. James Cousens, vice president, receives SS.-OOO.WO. The stoek Increase brings the issued capital stock of the concern to a valu ation of JM.000.000. The remaining 9,v,vw, was announces, will re main In the company's treasury "to be ' used as conditions tn the future de PRUSSIAN LOSSES ALONE REACH 1,288,000 TOTAL Amsterdam. Holland. Jnne 4. The Telegrmaf states that, according to Gar- I man casualty lists, Prussian losses alone have reached a total of 1.38S.M0 Recent casualty lists contain the names of it airmen, of whom 11 were killed. 25 wounded and ten mlselng. Want the Herald Always Walk Walla, Waslu, May ST, 1915. Editor 1 Paso Herald: Enclosed please find eneek hi paysseat of renewal of par sanscriptioa to The Herald. We bone to read Tie Herald as knur as our sight win permit us to read print Yours respectfully, Sarah G Tntte. Yorkers Call a Do The Teutons Drive Hard In Strong Effort to Clear the Russians from Galicia. SLAV FORCES ON OFFENSIVE Russians Still Hold Forts East of Przemysl Against the Auslrians. AUSTRO- HUNGARIAN Field Head quarters. June 4. According to Information given out- by the Anstro-Hnogarian military authorities. heatjy fighting is now In progress along virtually the entire Gallcian front, and the general situation is very favorable to the Austro-Germans. A decisive conclusion to the entire Russian, cam paign in Galicia is in sight Russians Launch Attack. "The Russian rear guards," the state ment to the press says, "are fighting delaying action soU, a tha Dneister " assJast the Asatoa-Serman forces advancing from Stry to cover the pas age of the river. The Russians north of Przemysl are launching a series of most desperate attacks against Gen von Mackensen's army. Here they are mak ing use of new reserves, and at the same tune they are everting heavy Dressnre -against the troops commanded by arch- aoKe josepn erainana Jn the'tnanglo between the river San and the ruer Vistula. "The Russian offensive in southeast ern GalicU designed to relieve this sit uation has been a complete failure." How Przemysl Was Taken. Przesuysrs recapture by Austrian and Bavarian troops, according to details received from the front resulted from the capture of five forts in the northern sector and simultaneous attacks on the forts south and west The forts on the north side In the possession of the besiegers, with a Ba varian corps pressing impetuously through the breach against the city aad with the Austrian lth army corps within storming distance of the south em and western forts, which artmery fire already had reduced sufficiently for attack, the Russians decided to evacuate tbtt town and all the forts ex cept tbose 4n the eastern and south eastsca sectors. This movement was executed by the Russians Wednesday nizht The Bavarians resumed their attacks at dawn on Thursday and entered Przemysl upon the heels of the retir ing Russians. Some Fortx Still. Held. The Austrian 10th army corps simul taneously started toward the west and south fronts, but found the forts thera had been evacuated- An attack is now in progress against the forts still held by the Russians, those positions being defended apparently with the object of covering the retirement ot the Rus sians. IMPOSSIBLE TO HOLD PRZEMYSL, SAYS RUSSIA Petrograd. Russia, June 4 Russ'aa troops on the front to the north and to the west of the fortress of Przem -I evacuated their positions Wednesday night after all the materials taken from the Austnans, had been removed, ac cording to an official statement issn. d last night by the Russian general staff. It is e -plained that after the capture Jaroslau and Radymno by the Austro German forces, they began to spread along the west bank of the San. mak ing the defence of Przemysl a difficult task. Russian leaders contend they realised from the first that Prxemsl was incapable of defending itself, -ind they remained there only as long is it served their purpose. The positions oc cupied around Przemysl extended the Russian front by about 24 miles and the troops occupying them were exposed a concentrated artillery fire. rilBMIKIt VSHUlTU FINISHES VISIT TO TUB TRENCHES British HssWioJsrters in France. June 4. Premier Aeqfith has just brought to a conclusion a personal visit to the British front, most of which he visited In a motor car. During a tour of four days the pre mier investigated all phases of the army In the field, hospitals, baths, fly ing corps.' etc On a certain bill he vieewd the trenches and saw shells bursting. Everywhere the British troops received him with enthusiasm.