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BRIEFLY TOLD HAPPENINGS of the seven fast days are briefly TOLD HERE. FROH» AROUND THE PLANET Dispatches From Our Own and For eign Countries Are Here Given In Short Meter for Buoy Readers. James H. Mulhall, proprietor of the Mulhall hotel, at Johnston City, 111., has sold the property to George Hed ley, who will take charge about May IB. • • • The Bank of France has released 5,000,000 francs ($1,000,000) to the Bank of England for transmission to New York to assist in steadying the exchange. , • • ■ ' The grand jury at the April term of the Duquoin (111.) city court returned indictments against Henry Horn, Jr., cashier of the defunct hank of Du quoin, and Frank Wells, an assistant in the bank. , The Norddeutsche Allgemeine Zei tung officially states that an American banking group have taken $10,000,000 of the nine months' imperial exchequer bonds and placed them among their customers. • BP The Sofia correspondent of Reuter's Telegram company says that Yanne Sandausky, the Macedonian brigand leader, who gained notoriety in 1901 through the kidnaping of Miss Ellen Stone, has been slain by unknown persons. • • • Janies Pooley of Evansville, Ind., who was alleged to have shot and killed Frank Stein in a saloon here April 1 while trying to play an April fool joke, was indicted by the grand jury on a charge of manslaughter. A decision of Judge Paul Little in the circuit court at Fort Smith, Ark., is expected to result in the perma nent closing of all saloons in Fort Smith on Aug. 1. # * "Heretofore women have worn 'suf ficient' clothes at dances, but not 'enough,' " said the Rev. Father Thomas F. White, of St. Francis Xavier's College, in West Sixteenth street. New York. ït is semiofficially stated that dur ing the last few days 200 Bulgarians, irregulars, have invaded Servian terri tory. Serbian^ 4joops engaged and killed all of tX em " * * The Bessemer & Lake Erie railroad will commence to move from 900 to 1,000 cars of iron ore daily from Con Tteaut Harbor, O., to the Pittsburg district. Hoopeston, 111., has an election sen sation. Eighteen automobiles were put out of business recently by some oue entering the garages and putting emery dust in the engines. • • • Leonard Seppala, driving his own team of 16 Siberian wolf dogs, won the 412-mile all-Alaska sweepstakes dog team race, which started at 9 o'clock April 14. His time for the course was 78 hours, 44 minutes and 37 seconds, 4 hours and 30 minutes slower than the record established by Joha Johnson's wolves in 1910, • * • A Landwehrman who was wounded 47 times and in whose body there are still 18 pieces of shrapnel, is recov ering at a hospital at Königsberg. • • • Nine young women were consecrat ed as foreign missionaries and 10 oth ers as deaconesses at a recent session of the Woman's Missionary Council of the M. E. Church South. The anti-locker club bill passed by the last general assembly has been signed by Gov. Rye of Tennessee with a gold pen presented by the W. C. T. U. of the state. m Two men who were arrested in Chi cago after they had refused to pay for Sunday drinks were discharged in the municipal court, the judge ruling they did not have to pay for drinks sold in violation of the law. Japan has ordered all her warships in Pacific waters near the American coast, except those salvaging the wrecked cruiser Asama in Turtle Bay, to return to their home stations. • • • Capt. Arthur Poillon of the first cav alry, which is stationed at the Pan ama-California exposition at San Diego, Cal., has been selected as a military observer for the United States army. « • • A civilization greater than now to the temperate zones will be built in the tropics as the result of driving out the plagues peculiar to that zone, Sur geon-General Gorgas of the United States army predicted before the Ala bama Medical association at Birming ham, Ala. • • • The resignation ot Dr. John A. Patten, a proprietary medicine manu facturer, as chairman of the book committee of the Methodist Book Con cern. whs accepted by the committee •at meeting. to « to Tucker, 23 yean old, of Pa^ fell against a circular at its J< ■ ►w to Lory, 57 years old, too Jewish Agriculture Aid ty and for 22 yuan a rabbi to i> .--j % ^^SL. George Y aroma, a farmhand, who was discharged by Matson Clark, a Wilmington, 111., farmer, returned to Clark's home and drove Mr. and Mrs. Clark out with a revolver, barricaded himself within, and after an all-day battle with the sheriff's men, set fire to the house and shot himself. • to m Reports reaching Amsterdam, Hol land, say that during the recent allied air attack on the German positions in Belgium an aerodrome at Gontrode was destroyed and a Zeppelin stored therein demolished. • • • Two roomers have not been located in a fire in Louis Goldman's rooming house at St. Paul, Minn. • to A determined but futile fight in the assembly on the bill designed to raise the cost of liquor business one-fourth throughout New York state delayed adjournment of the legislature for a day. The measure was passed, 82 to 48. The consolidation of the Merchants' National bank and the Illinois State bank has been announced at Peoria. The new bank will be known as the Merchants and Illinois National bank. • to G The trawler Envoy, which was sup posed to have been sunk by a German submarine, was brought safely into the Tyne. * • * If Italy enters the war she will be confronted right from the outset by first-line German troops. Reliable ad vices say that the Trentino authorities already have prepared quarters for ,5,000 German troops now en route. • • * Miss Alexandra Legeray, a member of a Cossack regiment, has been pro moted to a lieutenant. At the point of a hat pin Miss Anna Goldsmth, 18, of New York, took two young men to a police station for pass ing remarks about her new hat. • * * Charles Burnham, 45, of Arden, N. Y„ was fatally burned when he stum bled against the railing of the steps of his home and ignited a box of matches in his pocket. John Argo, 16, of Wapella, 111., com mitted suicide with a revolver while despondent over 'ill health. Another receivership growing out of the failure of the First National bank of Uniontown, Pa., came when receiv ers were appointed for Francis M. Semans, Jr., former assistant cashier of the bank. • to * Capt. Geddes, once prominent on the Chicago Board of Trade, and recently in command of a company of Cana dian troops in France, was killed in action in the course of recent fighting. • • * Frederick W. Seward, who was the last survivor of those who took an active part in the event of April 14, 1865, when President Lincoln was shot at Ford's theater by John Wilkes Booth, is dead at Auburn, N. Y. J. W. Swires of Virden, 111., a con tractor and carpenter, has Invented a machine to kill chinch bugs. It was announced at the White House that the president would bo unable to attend the Southern Com mercial Congress at Mukogee, Ok. • * * Vincent Astor, "the world's richest has purchased a 100 young man,' horse power flying boat and wil spend the summer flying up and down the Hudson. • * • The state public utilities commis sion authorized the issuance of $100, 000 New York Central convertible bonds. Tins means a $10,000 fee for the state. • * * * Gov. Hammond of Minesota signed the teachers' pension bill. Under its provisions teachers may retire after 20 years' service on an annual pension of $350. e • e "It is part of the duty of all em ployes of public transportation com panies to be courteous to passengers," said Judge Malone in general sessions court of New York. As a warning the judge imposed a year each in prison on Michael Gavin, subway guard, and Joseph Friedman, Third avenue surface car conductor, who settled quarrels with passengers by hitting them. * • Advices from Mulheim-Am-Buhr say that a French aviator dropped bombs on the villages of Kandey and Loe rach. At the former place one bomb fell on the schoolhouse, killing one child. * Joseph Benson Foraker, Jr., son of former Joseph B. Foraker of Ohio, died in his cottage at Manhattan Beach, N. Y. He had been ill six months. m 9 Twenty arrests have been made in connection with the explosion which wrecked the home of Samuel Leon off, at Erie, Pa., and probably fatally in jured his wife. • • • A new plan of financing American travelers abroad with international letters of credit payable in dollars Instead of pounds sterling has been announced by the Equitable Trust Co. of New York City. * m The Jones bill, providing for the ap pointment of police women in New Pork City passed the senate. Andrew E. Hick of Senath, Mo., was killed by an Illinois Central train while attempting to cross the track ahead of 4L to to to In commemoration of the 96th anni versary of the birth of Independent Order of Odd FOUowy. upwards of 25,0*0 members of that o rganizatio n MÈÉ*' . Officers of the German d e st r o y sr Kronprinz WHhetra were tar ât tho of the .--j Hfejfptor, ATTACK AT YPRES HELD • in in is in a ALLIES' EFFORT TO RETAKE LOST GROUND WILL BE SEC OND PHA8E OF BATTLE. GENERAL FRENCH REPORTS Conflict for Yeer Canal Has Bean One of the Bloodiest of the War—Ger mans Strip Belgium for Troops. London.—Field Marshal Sir John French, commander-in-chief of the British forces on the continent, has announced the conclusion of another German attempt to break through the allied lines around Ypres and along the Yser canal, which brought about one of the most sanguinary battles of the war. In his report to London he says: "Our operations in conjunction with the French have definitely stopped the derman attack." This, however, only brings to an end the first phase of the battle, for the allies have yet to win back the ground lost in the great German sweep. For this purpose they are now delivering counter-attacks against the German Only at one plac< straate—have the Germans kept their footing on the western bank of the canal, while to the north of Ypres the positions remain much as they were, the allies making no claims to an ad vance there and the Germans report ing that all British attacks have been repulsed. To hold these lines the Germans have brought up further re-enforce ments, and Belgium, behind them, has been denuded of troops. . The towns and villages in Belgium are being guarded by only a handful of sentries. Fighting also continues in Cham pagne, where the Germans claim the capture of a strong French position in the Argonne and the Woevre, where the French say they are progressing, and in the Vosges, where both sides claim to be in possession of Hartmans Weilerkopf. It is probable that this mountain, which commands the plains of Alsace, has changed hands several times, and this would account for the contradictory reports. The Russians and Austro-Germans are heavily engaged in the region of Uxsek Pass, in the Carpathians, and in the direction of Stry, where an at tempt is being made to strike at the Russian communications. -Steen lines. RENEW DARDANELLES FIGHT General Battle Against the Turkish Stronghold la Being Waged by Land, Sea and Air. 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 part in the opera tions in locating ' positions and drop ping bombs on the Turkish guns and trenches and directing the fire of the 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. Kronprinz 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. Villa Gathers Army for Fight. Washington.—Gen. Villa has gath ered an army of 35,000 men to attack Gen. Obregon's Cararnza forces, at whose hands he suffered a defeat at Celaya, according to his agents here. The conventionalist leader has re ceived thousands of rounds of ammu nition, and a battle to expected soon. While Villa has been reassembling his forces, Zapata troops, reports say, are threatening to isolate Obregon from his bass at Vara Crux. Some re porta say Mis railway connecting him with his bass already has been cut. Shot Killed. Ottawa, Out.—-That the Canadian di to the recept étalon was hotly Ypres battis ta indicated by a list- of •0 stone—tl The list is ta iry officers are killed and 56 Usd Is Lieut. IX « >v CONTINUE FIGHT Germans Claim Success tn Their Calais Drive—Canadians Brunt. • Battle's • London.—The German rashes to 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 are 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 all 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. ENGLAND PLANS REPRISAL Government Officials Say They Will Not Forget Cruelty of Germans to War Prisoners. London.—The British parliament is occupied with discussions of the treat ment of British war prisoners in Ger many. In both houses gratitude was expressed for efforts the United States has made to ameliorate conditions. Lord Kitchener's speech in the house of lords, in which he said he lamented what he was convinced was German inhumanity toward British soldiers was the most notable expres sion of the day. There were, however, equally striking nctes in both houses, notably by Lord Lansdowne, opposi tion leader, and Lord Cromer, who ex pressed regret in the house of lords that the British admiralty had seen fit to segregate captured German submar ine cpews, and by ^jemier Asquith in the house of comnrons, who declared that at the end of the war the British people would exact reparation. No definite course of action concerning the treatment of prisoners was agreed upon. In the house of commons Neil Prim rose said that American officials had visited 16 prison camps in Germany and that the reports thus far received had shown improvement in treatment accorded the British prisoners. Premier Asquith said: "It is a horrible story from every point of view—one of the blackest spots on even German methods of war. My object in rising is to say, with all emphasis and all deliberation, that we shall not forget, and we ought not to forget, til's horrible record of calculat ed cruelty and crime." High Salaried Man a Bandit. New York.—Philip T. White, the #6,« 000 a year manager for the Masury Paint Company in Brooklyn, on trial as the leader of a band of highway men, who robbed his employers' bank messengers of $3,000 nearly a year ago, rose from his chair in the court room, stretched both arms toward the presiding judge, and exclaimed: "Stop. 1 am guilty. I want to confess my guilt before God and the world." White lived in a handsome home at Elizabeth, N. J. When he was ar rested, his employers were astounded, and assisted him to obtain bail. Pursue 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 large stock of wagons-and light cart* 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. ßeeond Flood Threatens. San Antonio, Tex.—Three days ot almost continuous rains with cloud bursts in Southwest Texas has threat ened Texas with a second flood. All streams in this section are out ot 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 sway farms of growing cotton and corn. • 225 Vessels in U. 8. Navy. Washington.—Secretary Daniels has made public a letter he has written to President Garfield of Williams college, to reply to a request for material to statements that the United for military of tans fancies, fisc rotary says to his letter there are at tfcf present sr in F the of a SUBMARINE SENDS LEON GAM BETTA TO BOTTOM IN STRAIT OF OTRANTO. FULLY 600 ARE DROWNED French Warship Was on Lookout to Austrian Fleet From Prevent Leaving Adriatic and Going to Turkey's Assistance. Brindisi, Italy.*—The French cruiser Leon Gambetta has been torpedoed by the Austrian Submarine U-6 in the Strait of Otranto, the waterway lead ing to the Adriatic Sea. More than 600 officers and men drowned when the boat went to the bottom. The first report of the destruction of this cruiser came from the men on duty at the semaphore station of Sus ta Maria Lucea. Vessels werfe sent out at once to the aid of the Leon Gambetta from Brindsi, Taranto, Otranto and Bari. The men at the station also went out in their own boat and were the first to reach the scene. It has not been ascertained yet if the attack on the French cruiser oc curred within the territorial waters of Italy. The Austrian submarine U-6 is the same craft that a few days ago board ed the Italian steamer Jolanda. Since the beginning of the Anglo French operations against the Darda nelles French warships in the Adri atic have limited their activities to watching in the Strait of Otranto with the idea of preventing any Austrian submarine escaping from the Adriatic, at the head of which is Pola, the Aus trian naval base, and reaching the coast of Turkey. This patrol duty was particularly to protect the vessels of allies operating against the Darda nelles. The submarine which attacked the Leon Gambetta came from Cattaro, on the eastern coast of the Adriatic, 306 miles from Santa Maria Leuca Point. This distance could have been trav eled by the submarine in about 26 hours. It was learned here that the U-6 was sighted by fishing boats the day before it sank the French cruiser. it of to JAPS MAKE NEW DEMANDS Insist That China Accept New List. China Makes Military Prep arations. Peking, China.—When conferences between the Japanese minister to China, Eki Hioki, and the Chinese for eign minister, Lu Cheng-Hslang, were resumed April 26, the Japanese min ister presented an extended list of 24 demands. This list virtually is an am plification 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 its entirety, but no time limit has been set. Chi§a is making certain military preparations, which have been de scribed as "feeble, maintained as to details. In Peking the impression obtains among foreign observers that Japan will use force unless China yields. Great secrecy is Norwegian Ships Sunk. Dury Islands, Scotland.—The crews of the Norwegian barks Oscar and Eva were landed here by the Danish steam ship Anna. A German submarine over hauled the barks about 170 miles northeast of the Longstone and al lowed their crews 1C. minutes to board life boats. The submarine theh shelled the abandoned vessels. Subsequently, the German submarine stopped the Danish steamer Anna and ordered her to take aboard the crews The barks of the Oscar and Eva. were bound for a Scottish port and were loaded with mine props. ^haw /Loses a Point. New York.—The appellate division of the supreme court has granted the attorney-general's application for an alternate writ restraining Supreme Court Justice Hendrick fkrom impan eling a jury to test the sanity of Har ry K. Thaw. Argument on whether the writ should be made permanent will b heard May 7. Justice Hendrick decided, he had power to call in a jury to aid him in determining Thaw's sanity. State au thorities, who are fighting to have Thaw returned to Matteawan, contend the justice had no such power. Frank's Friends Write Letter«. Atlanta, Ga.—More than 15,000 let ters dealing with the Leo M. Frank case have been received by Gov. Slaton within the last few weks, according to information given out here by atatches of the governor's office. With very few exceptions the writers urged the governor to commute Frank's sen tence, on the charge of having mur dered Mary Phagan, from death to life imprisonment. • The letters are being tied in bun dles and stacked away, pending con sideration t Shoots Woman, Then Self. Wagoner, Okla.— P, H. Hunt, 23, of Humboldt, Tenh., shot and killed Mis. Pearl Lamotte, 19, and himself in the 1101110 of Chief of Police H. H. Town send. Hunt shot the girl, who was married and has a husband living in IS she refined min »rbidden by Townsend to call he girl, hut (he officer and his ■ft the city far a flaw hours' Town e - iss? TWO STRUGGLES ARE VITAL Germans Drive to Calais and Allies Move On Constantinople in Progress. London.—On the narrow, rocky Gal lipoli Pe nin su l a In Turkey and on a restricted front stretching northward from Ypres in Belgium, two of the most vital straggles of the war are in progress. Nsither has reached a stage which would permit of a prediction of the ultimate result. In the Gallipoli Peninsula fight, a picturesque assortment of allied troops landed Sunday,'supported by the fire of the warships, are trying to batter their way through thousands of German-officered Turks in an ef fort to force the Dadanelles—the main gateway of the Ottoman empire—and reach Constantinople. According to the British claim, the attack is progressing, but a Turkish communication claims that, although the allies landed forces at four points, these forces are being beaten back to the coast, while the Moslems in the French ranks are deserting the tri color and casting their lot with thenr co-religionists. Equally contradictory are the offi cial statements concerning the fight ing in the vicinity of Ypres. It would appear that the German offensive north of that city, which brought them a gain of nearly three miles, has now reached its limit, and that although the Germans hold most of the ground they gained, the question now is whether they can retain it. The British troops are now said to have taken the offensive and are strik ing toward St. Julien, which the Ger mans captured, while the French on the British left not only have pushed the Germans from Lizerne, their new lodgment on the west bank of the canal nearest Calais, but have crossed the canal and hold Het Sas, on the east bank. The German official communica tion, which records no progress for the German troops, admits that the British took the offensive toward St. Julien, but insists that the successive attacks broke down. ed to GERMAN RAIDER INTERNES Kronprinz Wilhelm's Commander Will Not Make Dash for Sea on Ac count of Stek Crew. Newport News, Va. —The German commerce destroyer Kronprinz Wil helm will be interned for the war in American waters at the request of her commander, Lieut.-Capt. Thierfelder. Notice of his intentions were given by the German- officer to Collector of Cus toms Hamilton April 26 in this mes sage: "Herewith. I have to officially in form you that I intern." Commander Thierfelder later ampli fied verbally this message by saying it had been his intention to attempt the ^ash for sea past the allied war ships off the Virginia capèS, 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 governmefit 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 beri-beri. 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 Prinz Eitel Friedrich, another German sea rover, which was interned nearly a mouth ago. in TELL STORY OF MASSACRE Slaughter of Armenians by Mohamme dans Reported to Be Horrible. Appeal to Wilson. Tiflis, Trans-Caucasia. — Refugees reaching the Russian line report that the massacre of Armenians by Moham medans is being continued on even a greater scale. Thqy say that all the inhabitants of 10 villages near Van, in Armenia, Asiatic Turkey, have 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 Etchmiadzin. near Erivan, 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 Urza 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. in to Italians Hold Conference. Rome.—The Italian ambassadors at Paris, London,'Vienna and Berlin have been summoned to Rome to confer with Foreign Minister Sonnino. In Rome this action is regarded as pro liminary to the announcement of a grave decision by the Italian govern ment. Signor Tltteni, who has been to Paris, has reached Rome. Marchese Carlotti, the ambassador to Russia, will not come back because of the distance and the difficulties ol travel. A messenger , has been sen him with instructions. -y. Bomb Plot Is Discovered. Paris.—A powerful clockwork bomk has been found hidden in the ministry of war building at Constantinople, ac cording to a dispatch from Salolnka. It was timed to explode at an how when the council would be in session. The meetings of this body ere attend ed by Enver Pasha, minister of war; Field M a r sh a l rau der Gdtta and Gen. T.Itn»r von The rected i of in tbs plot was 45 Turks and the you il = ALLIES 01 BOTH SHORES OF STRUTS BRITISH ARMY IS ADVANCING AND TAKING MANY PRISONERS. MAKING 6000 THEIR FOOTING Paris Claims Occupation of Number of Village« on Aaiatie Side of the Dardaneiiee—Number of Troope Is Not Known. London.—The march on Constanti nople has begun. British and French troops, having made a landing on both sides of the Dardanelles under what are described as "excellent condi tions," have taken many prisoners and are continuing their advance. The British war office and admi ralty announce that "the troops land ed on Gallipoli Peninsula are thor oughly making good their footing with the effective help of the navy." Paria officially announces the occu pation of the village of Kum K&leh, on the Asiatic side of the straits, by French infantry and artillery. That the Turks offered desperate resistance to both the landing and occupation, although they were under the guns of the French warships. Is indicated by the fact that they delivered seven counter atacks and employed heavy guns. The number of troops on this ex pedition, which is in command of Gen. Sir Ivan Hamilton, is not known, but those already ashore are moving for ward and strengthening their posi tions. The disembarkation from the transports still goes on. HELP DECIDE SALOON ISSUE Nome (Alaska) Women Have Ballot and Both Wets and Dry« Seek Their Vote in Special Election. Nome, Alaska, on May 5 on the question of con tinuing to license saloons. The elec tion was ordered by the United States district court after receiving petitions from the "dry" forces. Women now vote In Alaska, and much attention is being given their attitude by both sides. Nome, which is the metropolis of the Bering sea region, has a winter population of 3,500, which grows in summer, when navigation is open, to more t,han 5,009. Nome will vote Storstad Blamed for Disaster. Montreal, Quebec.—The admiralty court announced its decision in the Empress of Ireland-Storstad collision in the St. Lawrence River, May 29, 1914, holding the collier responsible for the accident. More than 1,000 lives were lost in the collision. Peace Negotiation« Delayed. Chicago.—Peace negotiations were postponed in the strike of the 16,000 carpenters at Chicago. The arbitra tors have not come to an agreement on the wage demand of the men. They demand 70 cents an hour, an increase of 5 cents over the present scale. War's Insurance Bill High. London.—British life insurance com panies have paid war claims of al most $10,000,000 to relatives of sol diers and officers killed during the first seven months of the war. One company alone has had to settle 8, 000 claims. Dynamiter Paroled. Washington.—Henry W. Legleitner, one of the dynamiters convicted at In dianapolis n 1912 in the iron workers' conspiracy case, was paroled by At torney General Gregory. He was serv ing a three-year sentence at Leaven worth penitentiary. Husband Gets "Horse Laugh." New Lexington, O.—Mrs. Thomas Lewis, who cited as one cause she should be granted a divorce is that her husband made her curry and take care of his horses, was granted the horses as alimony. Girl Walks Out of Window. New York.—Catherain Reed, 12 years old. of Second avenue, when asleep, walked through a back window in the family rooms on the sixth floor of the tenement house at her address and was dangerously hurt in a fall to the yard. No Separate Trial for Loiimer. Chicago, Illinois.—William Lorimer was denied a separate trial and his co defendants, indicted with him in con nection with the failure of t,he La Salle Street Trust and Savings bank, of which he was president, obtained a change of venue here. Suffrage Vote in Florida Refused. Tallahassee, Fla.—The lower house of the Florda legislature rejected a resolution to submit an equal suffrage amendment to the voters to 1916. a Jtney Riding Safer. Milwaukee, Wis.—You can not take your best girl on your lap In a jitney car if an ordinance Introduced by Al derman Morgan is passed. Neither can you do any spooning in the car in the dark of the moon, for every car must be provided with an electric light in the tonneau. Elkhart, Ind., Vote« "Wet." Elkhart, Ind.—The city of Elkhart rated to retain its saloons for another two years, according to the count on the option election. The "wet" major ity was 120 out of a total vote of 5,112. Heat Kills 13 Babies. Cleveland, O.—Cleveland's record April heat wave càueed the death of 13 babies, health department officials say. At one time the mercury reg istered 92 degrees. Rain has brought relief. jgfc;.