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WEATHER FORECAST. fl rao i-nd ant Texas, fair. colder-, Ve Mhv. rioody. rln or now: an on generatfv fair, cooler. TODAY'S PRICES Wxican bank Botes 15 Mexican pos i Carransa currency 7 Bar diver. 'Hand? A Harmon quotations) M Oop p.r $18 1 IS 17 Grain higher IJ.e tork steady Stocks actrr. 12 PAGES. TWO SECTIONS. TODAY. ELPASOTTEXAS. WEDNESDAY EVENING. NOVEMBER 10. 1915. delivered anywhere w cents a month LATEST NEWS BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. SINGLE COPT FIVE CENTS. ANCONA SUNK;"GERMANY DEFENDS ACT . OW HIlipOFOFj JAUicS JcipaJl yyy JnU x ? Sun Flashes Out from Clouds As Yoshihito Bows To Mythical Goddess. japs seeTevent as happy omen Coronation Of the Mikado In Japan Is First Ever Wit nessed by Foreigners. KIOTO, Japattu Nov. I. In Kioto. the ancient capital of Japan. Yoshihito was consecreated em peror today. For days the weather has been wet and gloomy, but at the moment Yobb Ihito bowed down before the ancestral sun goddess the ra s of the sun flashed ove- the mountain, dissipating the clouds. Accord in g: to legend the su n goddess in prehistoric apes emerged from her rock cae and filled the whole universe with g-lor The ap pearance of the .s,jn todaj is interpreted bv the people of Japan as a good omen of an auspicious reign of Yoshihito ard of the destin of the empire. The first vft of the principal cexe tnoTiies beM ffets morning constated of a ritual service of ancestor worship, which struck a note of religions mysti cism This afternoon Yoshihito wis enthroned. The morning csremony was addressed to the sods, it seemed, and the other to the people Foreljmer rr Impressed. oreijrners who witnessed the coro nation were deepl impressed. The American women were particularly in terested in the sight of the Japanese noble women, in ancient court robes. The American ambassador. George W. Guth-te. expressed himself as moved b the bolemi.it of the occasion. Poit V heeler, first secretary of the Ameri can embass. ho is studying the rxnthology of Japan, spoke of the im xnobilitj and silence of the people until premier Okuma called "Banzai," when the on looking- throng took up the cry acd acclaimed the monarch. It I First Public Coronation. Tt was the first time in the history of the Japanese nation that the people of J.--ui and the representatives of for eign nations were permitted to witness th coronation of a Japanese emperor. Tne story of wis epochal -vent is the hiory of old Japan epitomized. It is the story of tw Japanese deities of Ir'ven and Earth of the generation of tht imperial anotral gods and of the formal acce-&ion to sanctity of the monarch of today Yoshihito direct dcc ndant of the immortal Jim mo, the first emperor and founder of the em pire and descendant also, according to rraiition, or tne ban u odd ess and im parl 1 1 grand Ancestress. Amaterasu Cm kami. who dwelt in the heavenly regions in prehistoric ages. Thp ceremony of this mornin? was a ritnal service of ancestor worship and was held in a specially erected hall In the palace grounds known as the Shunkoden hall where was enshrined th1 sacred mirror brought from Tokio. The drawing of the veil of seclusion and the admission of foreigners and of the people of Japan to the holy ser Tiee of accession was the visual evi dnc of Japan's transUon from the earlv vears when the emperor stood a, art in severe separation from the "world to a time when without aban doning his heaenly-friven sanctity he consented to emergp from his historic is lation. In the olden days the peo ple were not present Vaguely they heard that the monarch had acceded to his throne hut they had no preroga tive in the matter People Actnally Iuvitod. Toda the wire a tnallv invited to tr eremomes. Their representatives In p i rl lament were there grouped about th" imperial throne s; mbolizing the new Japan. The Shunkoden was of plain, unvar nished wood and consisted of an outer ball, inner ball and shrine. Tt was simply decorated. Indeed simplicity dominates the coronation ceremonies. l the appointed time tne two gates "kfnrei-mon antl "kenshun-mon" re sptctively facing south and east were op ned for the reception of those ml lowd to attend the grand wremony The guards flbont the gates were ex dusUely those in th" service of the imprrirl bousehoM Then arrived the guests distinguished official civil and militarv. nobls. the members of house of peers, the diplomatic corps the house of rpr senatives and the and other digmtaiiet accompanied by their wives, all in full dress or uni form The foreign women wore the CCeslinued on- jare 3, Got. I.) To Classified Advertisers FROM the recently completed Audit of newspaper circulations in El Paso it is established that THE HERALD has 56 percent Stealer CitD and Suburban circulation than enjj oJfier paper in this fidd. TTus helps to explain why RESULTS from Want Advertisements in The Herald always exceed many times the returns from similar advertisements in any other local paper. inking the FIRE BURNS GREAT GUN FACTORY SMS VILLA IS TOBEGRUSHEDI Carranza General Asserts That Villa is Now Be tween Two Armies. Gen. Francisco R. Serrano, chief of staff of the Mexican army of the north west, in town from Douglas and Agua. Prieta on his way to Join Carranza headquarters in Piedrar Negras, arrived Wednesday morning, with the declare tion that Villa would be exterminated -close to the border in upper Sonera. "Gen. Ooregon is waiting in Agua Prieta until Gen. Miguel Dieguex has concentrated his forces at Hermostllo. Then, leading the movement and direct ing operations himself. Gen. Obregon will march against Villa's rabble army and crush it between his forces on the north and Gen. Dieguez's on the south. "Gen. Obregon yesterday received word from Gen. Dieg ex that he bad en tered Hermosillo on the railroad line, and is making ready for the final move against the fast dwindling Villista mob. Villa cannot make successfully for the west coast, for there is nothing to sup port his men on their Way. and Gen. Dteguez is planning to cat him off if he heads in that direction. VUla Men Desert Fat. "Villa's officers, to say nothing of his socalled soldiers, are deserting fast, disconsolate and discouraged with the progress of events. I had a conference with Villa's acting governor of Sonora. Carlos Randall. with Dr. Ramon Puente. acting as intermediary. Dr. Puente. close to Gen. Jose Maria May- ,' torena, acknowledged that Villa was nothing but a bandit. Maytorena's men , are for Obreeon an ' the Carranza fiov- ' ernment. It Is planned to have May torena's forces turn over to the recog- I nized government- -tight before last there was a mutiny Id Nogales. Sonera, and th. were minv cries of 'Viva Carranza' In face of the near presence of Villa himself, at Naco. Villa Ha Xo Chance. ; "Villa has no chance at all in Sonora . or anywhere else. If he essays to leave the border for the west coast or anvivli.M wulth tia n II 1 Ivova ni frtA .UJ .. uw.,. .a........ .,b ..... .. . . W..CW I of supplies. xx e is on nis last tegs, i with his troops disorganized and de moralized and having lost confidence in him. Villa will not be even a small , factor in Mexico within a very short . span of time. Nearly a hundred Villista ; officers have already deserted and ac cepted Carrancista amnestyj That alone shows the conditions surround ing Villa. He is all gone. GEN. FUNSTON THINKS BORDER SITUATION IS NORMAL AGAIN Gen. Frederick Funston arrived In El Paso at 8: JO Wednesday marning on the S. P. from Tucson, wher he went from Nogales to make connections through for San Antonio. His stop over of 15 minutes here was uneventful and he continued through to his head quarters. "I have nothinghew to report,' declared Gen. Funston. "The border situation has quieted down for what looks like a reasonable period. No unusual at tributes deck out the situr.tion now, and everything seems well 'n hand. I have been 'covered' pretty thoroughly It appears, while I have been at the border in Arizona, and I guess the news in me is a minus quantity by this time No. there is nothing to cause alarm for El Pasoans. TLings here have been handled well and no cause for discussion presents Itsel to me at this point on the long United States Mexico international line." FALSE REPORT OF A VILLA ADVANCE ON AGUA PRIETA Douglas, Ariz, Nov. 10. Col Laxaro Cardenas, at the head of 2000 Carranza troops, returned last night from a scouting expedition toward Naco. He said that the report of an ad vancing Villa column received here late In the evening was circulated when his army was seen returning. He de clared that when his troops were sighted, the Villa armv retreated Into ' Naco. Cardenas brought b . k a cannon and a machine gun, v. !i. . he found in Anavacachi pass. Noi a &-ot was fired bv his men, he said i GEN. OBREGON RAISES OFFICIAL OBJECTION TO GEO. CAR0THER5 Douglas, riz Nov. 10. Gen. Alvaro j Obregon cnarges mat ueorge u. Carothers, special agent of the Amer- ican htate department, is dangerous to ; the tranquility of the de facto govern ment in" Mexico, m a telegram sent to dav to Gen. Carranza. The message asks Carranza to take up the matter with the Washington government. i Carothers now is on the Sonora bor ; der. Formerly he repreesnted the state department In territory controled by Gen. Francisco Villa. DR. ATL SAYS GEO. CAROTHERS IS PERSONA N0N GRATA t United States special agent George i C Carothers is persona non grata with j the recognized government In Mexico, Continued on page . CoL 4. Ancona, Austria Has ULnilSREll B IK DESERTING FAST Carranza General Grants Amnesty to 88 Officers at Agua Prieta. Douglas. Ariz., Nov. 10. Eighty-sis former Villa officers, recently deserted, accepted -amnesty from Gen. Obregon and left last night for Piedras Negras. through the United State. Each was given transportation and $10 by Obre gon ta defray the expenses of the trip. Carranza officials claim that fully SO Villa officers and men have entered Agua Prieta during the last week, ac cepting amnesty. Mexican consul R. Garduno lieges that circulars and manifestos calling upon Villa's soldiers to desert acd ac cept amnesty are being circulated in Villa's camp. One such document Is said to be signed by 44 commissioner officers who deserted Villa. The signers are said to Lave crossed the line at Naco yesterday afternoon and arrived in automobiles early last night, having been given permission by the United States military authori ties to cross American territory for the purpose of surrendering. After their arrival at Agua Prieta, consul Garduno declared that If Villa remained inactive, the Carranza au thorities would be able to secure the surrender of most of his army. San Antonio. Texas, Nov. 10. In a statement issued here by the Mexican clergy, signed by Joseph Mora y del Rio. archbishop of Mexico, and seven other prelates, it is emphatically de nied that the clergy donated SI 1,000.000 to a new uprising in Mexico, as claimed In the purported confession ascribed to Jose Orozco under custody of the United States at EI Paso. The statement is branded as "totally absurd." Archbishop Mora continued: "Neither don Venustiano Carranza nor another person need have a fear that Mexican bishops and clergy may be an obstacle to the restoration of peace in Mexico, since such restoration has been the aim of all our works, writ ings, prayers and exhortations to the faithful during the last years of civil war in our unhappy country. Would Work for Pence. "We are longing to work among our people In behalf of the great task of as suaging the misfortunes of our conn try and of operating through our apos tolic ministry for the cementing of na tional peace and prosperity. "We can assert that we never con tributed, either by our sermons or by our writings, either secretly or pub licly and far less financially, to over throw Francisco Madero's government. "Our behaior toward Huerta's gov ernment cannot be blamed as criminal or delinquent, because tt was a merely passive attitude, avoiding any inter ference in political affairs." CONSUL GARCIA CAN COLLECT CARRANZA MINE TAXES HERE j Advices to Mexican consul Andres G Garcia in El Paso Wednesday noon, from Mexico city, department of finance, dated November 9. were that the consulate here is authorized to collect taxes on mining property in Chihuahua state or any other part of Mexico, from those who wish to make taxation payments in this city, accord ing to the decree of August 11. while stamp offices are not open. Owners are asked to show papers wherein th last payment has been recorded. The necessary data on the claims will be taken. DAMAGE TO RAILROADS IX MEXICO TOTALS MSAIt KM),000,000 Roberto V. Pesqueira, director of the National railways of Mexico, and con fidential agent in the United States for the government of Mexico, while here yesterday, said, "with the restoration of peace in Mexico, the National rail ways will be turned back to the com pany, military operation of it being no longer necessary Estimates of the damage done the railroad system at a recent board meeting placed the figure between J40.000.000 and 550. 000.000." BKITMN CONSULTS AI.LIRS AUOLT RKCOGMZIM; CARRAXZV London. Eng, Nov. 10. Great Britain is delaying her recognition of the Carranza government In Mexlcc in order to obtain the viewpoint of her allies, according to a statement made Tuesday night by foreign secre tary. Sir Edward Grey, in the hoaee of commons. VILLA RKCKIVKS l'RACE OKPKR. IT IS RBI'OIITBU Nogales. Ariz., Nov. 10. It is re ported here that Gen. Villa has re ceived a peace offer from secret agents of Gen. Carranza and that be is to return an answer at Nogales, Son.. November IS. In the interim, there is to be no fighting, this report states. 23D IMMXTllV IS TO GO TO DOUGLAS ltfZ. Galveston. Texas. Nov. 10. The 2Sd U. S. Infantry, now at Jacksonville, Fla has been ordered to Douglas. Ariz. The tegiment went from Texas City to Jacksonville to have charge of the rifle ranges during the recent rifle matches. CLERGY DENIES iiiym, GLDSE USEE FDR LIFE Mere Spark Is Followed By Flash Of Flame; Floors Collapse Rapidly. PROPERTYLOSS TOTALS MILLIONS Bethlehem Sleel Firm's Ma chine Shop Was Building 800 Guns For Allies. SOUTH BETHLEHEM. PA, Nov. 18. Fire early today almost com pletely destroyed the No. 4 ma chine shop of the Bethlehem esteel com pany. Only the skeleton of the big building is. standing. Machinery and material in the bulli'asr was said to be worth millions of dollars. How the fiw started is not definitely known. It was discovered in the boring mill and is said to have resulted from a spark from an electric lamp which, exploded, falling In to a pool of otTu The fire spread rapidly. , Gunx Alone Worth Millions. The value of the gnse asaaar-in the shon la said to be several million dol lars There were about ltto machtaes of different kinds In the building, run ning from lathes, shapes, drills, on down to boring machines. These ma chines were worth from J44 to several thousand dollars each, and it is esti mated that the value of machinery was several million dollars 3Ien Bueiipe by Rope. About 800 men were at work when the fire started and so rapidly did it spread that some employes had to make their escape by means of ropes. Pinnies 'lih High. From workmen it was learned that the fire started in oil near the en trance to the plant. There was only a spark of fire at first when sorre workr men started to put it out by throwing water. There followed a mighty flash and up leaped a flame as high as the structure. Floors Collapur. Floor after floor loaded down with machinery collapsed and fell to the first floor where it lay in a Jumbled mass As far as known there was no loss of life. The fire probably will burn fall day. Recently the burned building was re built and expanded and equippel at a cost said to be 33.000.000. It v. .- i given over to the manufacture c' .'ns of various caliber for the Um . States. England and her allies and sjme $00 or these guns were in process ot manu facture when the fire broke out Miort Circuit Is Reported. New York Nov. 10. A short circuit of electric wires which ignited oil in one of the smaller boring mills caused the fire in one of the shops of the Bethlehem Steel company today, ac cording to a statement telephoned to the local offices here by A. D. Mix sell, vice president of the company. AFTER 33 YEARS HIDING, WILL ANSWER MURDER CHARGE Springfield. 111.. Nov. 10 Benjamin Mil lar whi In 18S was torm marshal of Riv erton near here, will answer to a charge of murder in connection with the shooting of James Klrlin. whom he was tryrac to stop from firing a gun In the streets. The trial will follow a message from she? iff T. J. DeWltt of Jena. Louisiana, re ceived Tuesday and reading as follows: 'An aged man giving tne name ot .ueaj. Miller sorrendered to me today, saylnc he U , wanted for the murder of James Klrlhi In j RIvertoD. 3 years azo. lie tells me he is near death and for years has Hved like a huaied animal, fearing the Justice that would eTertake him for tne killing of Klrlin If he should be arrested. He says he caa atand the strain no longer and I am holding him until I hear from you." SUPREME COURT UPHOLDS -TEXAS CAR SHED MEASURE Austin. Tex.. Nov. 10. In reversing and remanding the case of the state of Texas against the International and Great Northern railway company from Harris county, the supreme court today upheld the constitutionality of the socalled car shed law, in an opinion written by associate Justi-1 J. K. Yantls. This Is the law which requires the maintenance by railroad companies of suitable sheds for employes when re hiring cars or engines. 13TH JUROR IS CHOSEN IN TRIAL OF SCHMIDT Los Angeles. Calif-. Nov. 10. The ISth or alternate Juror was obtained tooay in the trial or Matthew A. ; o.ktnlili nhrpMl with murHr for his alleged 'implication tn the destruction I of the Los Angeles Times building Oct. I 1. 1010. E. S. Rowley, a local realty dealer, was the final Juror chosen He will serve only if any of the regular II Is incapacitated but will sit with the Jury through the trial. TEMPORARY INJUNCTION RESTRAINS BIG SHOE FIRM St Louis, Mo.. Nov. 10. A temporary injunction restraining the United Shoe Machinery company from enforcing seven clauses in its contract with shoe makers was Issued in- the federal dis trict court here today. Tipped Over Another Avalanche of Notes IEII SHIP FDRGIBLY HELD AND SEARCHED While Lying in Mexican Waters at the Port of Progreso, the Ship is Seized and Searched by British War Ves sel; Neutrality of Mexico Violated and the Eights of the United States Infringed. WASHINGTON, ID. C Nov. 10. American officials were sur prised and chagrined today by receipt of a dispatch from Mexico to the effect that a British "Jlr had fordiily held up and American steamer Zeatandla. in the harbor of Progreso. Mexico. The ad vices to the state department assert that the American steamer is rtllh the Mexican port, but that the British crJiser is lying outside, presumibiy waiting to seize the ship. In commit ting tKU act. the British cruiser vlo i.. th. nutrIftv of Mexican waters -.i r th United States as well. The .r. Xr th. Mlinra and forcible J -""". .w- '".- .- ... t...tMn nu. I searcn is caoiw vs mm- . It is supposed that the British offi cers had suspicions that the- boat was being fitted out in the interests or on Mysterious Mlulon. The Zealand la figured much of late in reports of the InvesUCatlons of British agents on the trail of all supposed to be fitting oat in the Uni ed States for attacking oil carrying ships from Mexican fields, where the British navy draws a great propor tion of its supply of fuel Oil Germans Man Ship. On October 7, the Zealand!, former IS II FLIES Galveston. Nov. 10. The Italian steamer Livietta of 1700 tons, leaving from Port Arthur Tuesday for Buenos Aires with a cargo of case oil. is In flames about CO miles off Sabine bar. There is no information as to how the fire started. SERVIA LOSES IN NORTH BUT GAINS IN THE SOUTH London. Eag, Nov 10. From tho point of view of the allies, the Servian situation grows steadily worse in the north, but offers fresh ground for en couragement in the south. All of the section near Alekainac. north of Nlsh. that remains in Servian hands Is a small cttjn nMr Aleksinac. norsh of Nisb, and this is doubly threatened by the Ttniarian advance to the Morava the Morava river and the continued southward drive of the German forces from SvKrusevac. both converging upon Alek- sinac, wacre 11 swms iiawvmj imi junction soon will be ejected. South of Nish the railway Is un doubtedly in the hands of the Bul garians as far as Veles. since Lesovac has been recently taken py them; but south of Veles affairs have taken a turn decidedly more favorable for the allies. The Bulgarians are still' per sistently attacking this point, but Saloniki dispatches report they have Been driven back no fewer than four times. French and British troops figured conspicuously fn this Bulgarian repulse. DELEVAL LOSES HIS POST; IS DISLIKED BY GERMANY Washington. D. C-. Nov. 10. M. De levaL a Belsian femnloved bv the United 1 Ql.tM r-stnnlnr tn til ljwaftofl at Brnasels. na, left Belgium and will not r,urn to hi, DOat because Germany has given notice that he is persona non mta. The sta'e department will not admit that Deleval has been removed but an nounced that he had left Belgium and will not return. Whether Deleval's unacceptlblUty to "Germany came about through the activ ities ot the American legation staff in the case of Edith CavelL the British nurse executed by German military au thorities, is not made clear at the state department although there are some intimations that It might have been. Under international law Germany is not called upon to give the reasons for objecting to Deleval. BRIAND SAYS PEACE TALK NOW IRRITATES FRANCE Pans. France. Nov. 10 Arlsttde Brland. chief of the new war ministry of France, received the American newspaper correspondents in a body today, inviting them to ask questions or make requests relative to their work. Asked regarding peace suggestions, be said: "What are the peace- suggestions? They Irritate us at tne present stage of the war. W hut to drive to we can taia ot noming complete success oy I arms. Even to mention a peace oy ; compromise or concession is iv w un true to those at the front who are giv ing their lives." TWO RRITIMI SHIP SUNK. London, Eng . Nov 10. Two British ships, the Callforman and the Moor ma. have been sunk. XVTIOXS S. MILLKR CASK SBT FOR SPIIHISSIO.N DBCKMIItllt 1 Austin. Texas. Nov. 10. The case of J. H- Nations et al against V. P. Mil ler et al from El Paso county, was to day set for submission on December 1, in the state supreme court. ITU SHIP B BRITISH Cll ly a Hawaiian ship, mysteriously Jeft Pensacola. Fla-, at night for Tampico. Mex.. carrying a large stock of pro visions and manned principally by Germans. An American flag painted on her hull had been painted over and It was reported that while at sea she flew the German colors, although this was denied flatly by her owners. Carried Itesln For Shrapnel. The ship moved from Tampico. to Progreso, where British agents lo cated her. and reported that she bore a large quantity of resin for which there was no ostensible use in Mexico, although tt is used largely for making sbraDneL They also reported their suspicions that she bore a lareo quan titv nf .nnni nH the British VleV Uty of copper and the British view was that the shin was waiting for an opportunity to slip out with the cargo for some port where it would find its way to Great Britain's enemies. Constitutes Serious Issue. The forcible searching of an Ameri can ship in a neutral port probably would constitute one of the most seri ous issues to arise between United States and England in the controversy now In the channels in diplomacy over the British nav's conduct toward American shipping. While awaiting further details, officials here were si lent. A thorough Investigation will be made UOiNTCOUNCiL H PLANNED London, Eng.. Nov. 10. Premier Asquith in the house of commons to day foreshadowed the establishment of an Anglo-French war council In which French and British ministers would sit. He expressed the hope that Russia and Italy would join In the council. RUSSIA IS PREPARING FOR FIVE MORE YEARS OF WAR London. Bug, Nov. 10. Russia is ex tending and reorganizing her military service in preparation for five more years of war. says a dispatch from the Times' Petrograd correspondent. "These preparations are not being n&de soley against the Germans. The Russians believe the Germans are ex- aJ1 ihU las ngf vele (n n an. j deaTor to gu,. op the whole of the Musseiman unent ana itussia pnroaoiy foresees the necessity for Increased strength with which to clear up the formidable struggle which the Ger mans, even after their defeat, win leave as a heritage behind them," says the correspondent. FRENCH AND BULGARIANS WAGE FOUR DAY BATTLE Pans. France. Nov 10. Dispatches to the Patris of Athene from Saloniki state that for four days a violent bat tle has been in progress In the vtentty of Strumitza between French and Bul garian forces. At last accounts the fighting was still going on. The French was outnumbered by the Bulgarians. Gen. Sarail. the French commander in chief, has sent reinforcements to this front. The Patris also says that hr Bul garians were defeated by the French at Krlvolak. DRY WS BOOK IS RARRKD PROM I.tDIA. IS REPORT San Francisco. Calif- Nov. 10. A book called D1 Gawahi. said to consist wholly of William J. Bryan's writings on British rule In India, has been barred from the malls to India by re quest of the British government, ac cording fo Ram Chandra, a local Hin doo editor. CAXADI1X MILITIV MINISTER WTE.NDS TO IIBAO AX ARMY Toronto, Ont.. Nov. 10. When the big drive of the allies through German ter ritory toward Berlin begins. Gen. Sir Samuel Hughes, minister of militia, in tends to head the Canadian army In the field, he announced at a recruiting meeting held Tuesday night. GER3IAXS TAX V RS.VV. POLAND. 7S.00 A YISAR London, Eng., Nov. 10. Warsaw. Io land. papers reaching here announce the German government has imposed a yearly tax of S7S.0.OOO against the city for the maintenance of the military government there. I The "Ford" Now Classified As Poultry.. v Editor El Paso Herald: On yesterday I advertised a Ford (oaring car lor ale. and in looking over the commas ot your paper I find it Beted in the Poultry column. I never knew before that a Vord wag of this specie, sat I reckon it grts its title to such owing to the fact that they are "Roosters." At any rate, no matter what its genealogy or in what location it was placed, it is jold. and therefore I have no kick coming. I simply want to know if a Ford is a fowl, what is a fowl? Does anything that flies, wings or no wings, take that classification? George R- Kline. One Missing Woman and Infant Italian-Americans, Says U. S. Consul. ANCONATRIED ESCAPE, REPORT Survivors Of Passengers and Crew Land At Various Mediterranean Ports. BERLIN. Germany. Nov. 10 (by wire. leas- to SayviUe, L. L) Tnfor matioa from- a reliable source Is that the Italian steamship Ancona, was sunk by an Austre-Hungariaa submarine." sajs the Overseas News Agency. . "She attempted to escape and thus compelled the submarine to use her guns." WASHINGTON. IX C Nov. lit Two Italian-Americans sailed -frhm Xaeiee on ie 'steamer Ancona. sTximexug to a dispatch to the state departmesrr today from consul White. One oX theza wis Mrs. Fran naca Mascolo Lamtrra. Consul White . cabled it was verbally reported in Na ples that !T0 persona had been lost. Consul White's dispatch said the other lost American citizen was an in i fant child. The United States may make a for j mat Inquiry of Austria, as was done I with Germany in similar cases, de j mandlng disavowal and reparation. LONDON. Eng . Nov 10. A dispatch to Lloyd's from Bizerta says that 300 persons on the Ancona, torpe doed Tuesoav night in the Mediterra nean by an Austrian submarine, were drowned. It is said there were some Americans aboard. Most of the lost, the message says, were women and children emigrants One hundred and thirty survivors have thus far reached Rixerta. Injnred 3Ien Are Landed. The first reports from Rome said 170 survivors bad been landed in Bizerta, instead of ISO. as given out today. A message from Cape Bon, Tunis. says two of the Ancona's boats, with 54 members of the crew landed there Some of the men were Injured. Forty-one members of the crew and four passengers have been landed at Malta. Carried 4S3 Paaaengers. A dispatch from Rome says the An cona carried 4SJ passengers, including 8J first-class and (0 second-class pass engers. The crew numbered So. Fear For Three Other Ships. In view of the sinking of the Ancona and the reported activity of German and Austrian submarines in the Mediter ranean and adjacent waters consider able interest was expressed In marine circles here todav concerning three steamers that sailed from American ports and are now nearing Italy. The Europea of the La Veloce line sailed from New York on Oct. SI and is due at Naples today, but has not been reported as arriving. The Europea car ried HIS passengers, a large portion of them being reservists. The steamer Caserta of the Lloyd Italian line sailed from here Nov. 1 for Genoa with 1100 passengers, nearly all of them being Italian reservists. The White Star Cretic which sailed from Boston for Mediterranean ports on Oct 30. is due at Gibraltar today with 1083 passengers. Censorship Delays News. New York. Nov. 10 No word con cerning the sinking of the Ancona had been received early today by Hartfield. Solarl Co. local agents of the Italian line, and It was thought In steamship circles that therigid Italian censorship had caused numerous pmate and press dispatches to be held back. Meager dispatches indicate that the Ancona was sunk within a compara tively small triangle, the points of which are the southern end of Sardinia. the western end of Sicily and Bizerta, Tunis. Xot rsed nn a Transport, The Ancona has not been used as a transport during the present war, the agent said, nor has the vessel carried any munitions. She has been a passen ger steamer for opera singers, mu sicians, and others coming to this country.