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NEPHEW SUES UNCLE \ UK VprU J4 Il*\ • . llilli- ",11 known evanaellM w:u, • «-. :.U> went t hroUK h some Htie i -stressm* luum ml clitli v s today the defendant i t.el suit The plaintiff • < Harry lidlis. .1 nepliew .si**: who claims tliat -loaned his reputation ,.ia* t* . to the - vtent of til- ' s h* asks p 1 SH STEW. CANNED _ .. ,1 - HI A. April -4 An . ij. : .'.a* placed vvitii a local park j]t.i,s* - . t,1 day -or fii-M-oii.noo ■ pound tips of Irish stew which, v ;!1 I** used h> tin- allies tor tile s . t .’.* front it is belie.ed tip- will In- itiven to tie' ■ • -. -try on 11 ■ march The , ..11 1 , all t**r delivery 11. 100,000 .,1 the- delivery is to com ic ■ w itLm a month - time BANK HELD UP. \M - A N V-1N t fall April ashi.-t of the Uinsham .• • i, w as held hi- this af ha nil it anil tin* - in. of five thousand dollars stolen nisti’ution No other per • m The bank at the time Mi* <m irred and the bandit •own with hi- loot t ‘ • I * was reported to the •horli - \ poss»* has started in PRIMARIES ON April 24 A keen Eight * d and anticipated in the t • il primaries which are soon ‘ - id in this state. It is under nat ■ • Republican delega •:••• r-n Massachusetts would like t . ■■ • - (*hi. a. * i: - *i u< ted to work . vote tor Theodore Roosevelt SITUATION IMPROVED. \Si i i \< iT<'\ 1' < April 2 I • on .'i.-rahie improvemeut • *ia> : i the relations between the 'n State- and dermanj and t • d 'i ; r the * i is ha- be n \ii ,• ■ io*i — report' received !- - d*M * *« rani indicate d. n.aii no\eminent is * (Hu e--ion- and u nI announce iudieal . • g- - n lie manner of conduct tv. -u'Uuarine campaign within •he next lew days (ierard and • it :. Hell ' eg \\ ill < outer • : ’.• * h is afternoon, at wliich ’ t :mat ion < 1 t In* pian t.i- h.. -ei probablv will be made . i \ ! •. EXPLOSION KILLS FOUR In ■< \N< 11 1.1 !S April 2 l. Ko-it re kiked outright and three i * on sly and perhaps all;. mu: d ,n a gas explosion ■ 1 .!':•*! i: tlie city garbage • r i > das e>eaning from ■u • explosion, the report of 1 1 • heai(J for miles NOTE UNSATISFACTORY U A' .TON 1 > <' April 24 - predicted several days ago. reply to the American note protesting against interference s r; ! i ommerce. is most un ’• " and probably will pro "... iwiti.'i eon'-spondence on tie d e( t iii the note which was f:.:i• i♦ * 1 :.» Secretary Lansing today. Kngl . . fends ber policy as lega 1 PUNISHING' BOOZE. SLATTLK. April 2 1 A la iy« rowd - i n:.e n. jm*< taturs watched 'he polie.- roll out a quantify ot liquors \\ hicl vn ere still in theii origin**! barrels from several ot the i a! dl ig stores this afternoon ! . prohibition law- are going to -idly enforced in this city here after i STRIKERS FIGHTING, ill I S I ; L R(; April 24 Tiiei e but lei itnone w ete eliVctive. in the riots whieii occurred in this city j ’ •h. > when the • t r i k e; and those v-n«> ei»- returning to work clashed n fiMu* the work.- of the West in-non-, company^ Hi uh teen thou ire* 1 i the • who struck have de ■ to return 'o their labors, and while they were entering the vari lories, the -1 rikei who would not return tried j o lofelhly |M event thejil flOIll gOillC | bo'k \ tigiu lollowed during whieh ; brought into play, rhe police finally dispersed the | striker.- and quiet was restored. M ’CO M BS RESIGNS. WASHINGTON. I). ( . April 24. William Mo-Comb.- chairman of the! beii;' < r;itic national committee, has j ritti dent \\ il on a letter in wbieli I..- de» lai es that In cannot ! iil! the place another year 1 hoi < i - tin probability that Fred | Lynch. Minnesota National commit teeman will he asked to succeed ' M< ' tit1 hs and to direct the forth coming campaign. M- 1 ’on I-.- directed the Wilson gubernatorial campaign in New Jer sey and wa- chosen chairman of tie national committee in 1912. MAIL RETURNED. NEW YORK. April 21 Returning ' essf-ls brought to this city today ‘".000 packages consigned to various places in Holland because the British government refused to give the pat cels passage to those to whom they "ere addressed in Holland. The packages had been sent parcels post, and the United States dispatched them in the regular order to tlreat Britain, where they were to be tran shipped to Holland. After examin ing the names on the packages, the British government refused to trans port them, giving therefor no reason. LIKE THE “MOVIES." SEATTLE. April 24.—Frank Heal er. a dock laborer, was shot and fatally wounded yesterday by Joe Burke, a twelve-year-old boy. Bealer died today This afternoon the youthful murderer made a full con fession to the police, informing them i that "lie did it iust like thev rtn i in the shows." People who saw the shooting de- I elate that Burke accused Bealer of stealing an axe from him. and when the theft was denied the boy pulled a revolver and shot his victim twice. QUIETING DOWN. W ASHINGTON 1). C., April 2.T— Official Washington believes now that the situation is less grave than it was 24 hours ago. for the indica tions are that Germany is eager and anxious to maintain peace with the 1'nited States, and that the kaiser will make certain conces sions which will eliminate any idea of war and make unnecessary the severance of diplomatic relations. MANY PROTESTS. W ASHINGTON. D. C., April 25.— Twenty-five thousand telegrams have 1. . ' ii.cd .U Wa-dilngt ni from Senator- 1>’" and >!.»■• mar ■ - ui>’ •or in \\ a>am*. ’ *1 flood*'*! w it pro:* t- .tg-ur.s* tl* 1 mn<! -tat* #-nt« ' tit: th* «orM "> ar MAKES DINNER SPEECH NEW YUltK April At*. he had ra.-t his ballot at I’tln* **I«»n. ^ I President Wilson ramp to thi city when h* mad* an a * i < i: * — a’ a dinner given in his honor I>urii*. the address which was a tl*-* i 1edl> brief one the Pr»* -dent .in - *1 upon his listeners tie absolute nee* -si-, ot an aceurat* check on the i ■ • - trial resources of the coumr\ The President made no r* f• • • - in to th** international complications and stated nothing as t«> th*- pro!, able outs cine of th* d i ft. • ult> wit’ th** German government H< retu-.-d to make any statement l :- puhl < a tion relative to the crisis between th* I nitod States an«l the kaiser DYNAMITER RELEASED I.I:a\ lAWonTH. \pill 2' Peter Smith ol (’I* velarul, convicted of being one of the arc* son* in the notorious conspiracy ol th* str: tural iron v i»rk»*h lo dytrimitc- in.r \ buildings, and sentenced to s* • • tiary here, was today pardoned and , left Imavenworth for the * MURDER MYSTERY. TAMPA. Florida. April 2.'. The j state’s attorney today asked th;.* the body of Mr- .1 Marllin \m or. wife of a man well known in tie east, be exhumed. Hei husband »s charged with murdeiing the won. a for her money His motive at tie* time he committed th* deed was robbery. They had been m: tried hut six months when the w.>, nan body was found followim an nut • mobile accident. It i* ai1* m-d n * indictment that the husband ran f.fb auto into a tree and then tin* w the body ot his wife ovej Me wind shield. SAILORS GET INCREASE. SAX FRANCISCO April 2' T!m iiw dollars per month men- - ■■ made by the marine unions of the Pacific coast has been granted by the representatives ot ;. 11 tin big teamship companies WILL REFORM HIM. SKATTLi; April 2' .loe Burke, the t wel\e-year'-old boy who shot and killed a dock laborer in this city on Sunday, will not !»*■ sent to the penitentiary for bis crime. Instead, he will be sent to a i* form school, where he will he taught tin* difterer.ee between right and wrong. Th i: decision on the part of the ar.Muritie- meet: with tin approval i the public. •FEELS" CARUSO SING. ATLANTA. April 2a Helen Kol ia!’ the deaf, dumb and blind prodi gy tod'.v en ’■ *y “»! hearing the < !e hrated tenor. Fnrieo Caruso, who sang special]’, for tin- famous mute. Miss K* liar places hei Land on the tbiet ax o 1 th*- ne- si111 t.» whom she : listening and 11;us- utnVrst amis what they are saying She v. as t nthusiastir i ver tho great tenor's voire STRIKERS BATTLE. WIEKESBARRE Ra . April J." Order was restored among the strid ing roa) miners of this region today by the state militia, which was lush ed to the scene when rioting began Several clashes occurred yesterday and today between the soldiers and the rioting coal workers, hut every thing' is quiet this afternoon and no further trouble is anticipated while the trops remain on the scene. WILSON VOTES. I’RtNCETOV N .1. \|u.l President Wilson visited the polls early today foi the purix)-.- <j‘ cast ing tils Pallet at the primary elec lion which is being held throughout the state. Eater in the day the exe cutive planted a tree on the universi ty campus in honor ol McKinley. WANTS EXONERATION. PORTI.ANM. April 2',. Charles Pfahler. for many years secretary of the late Episcopal bishop of Portland, yesterday refused to have an indictment against him dismissed, stating that tie wished to bring the church books into court and prove his innocence of the charge of misappropriating funds. CALLING THEM IN. WASHINGTON, D (’.. April 24. The adjutant general of the army today issued orders cancelling all furloughs anil leaves ol absence of both men and officers from tire army. Everyone away from duty is instructed to report to hi- post within 48 hours. NOTE COMING. WASHINGTON. D C.. April 2li Official advices received in Wash ington toda.t indicate mat the go. eminent will receive Germany’s re ply to the note of the United States regarding submarine warfare some time Friday, or not later than Sat urday morning. STRONG FOR WILSON. TRENTON, N. J.. April 26. The entire Democratic delegation was in structed for Woodrow Wilson. Mr Wilson was the unanimous choice of the convention in his home state and his supporters are confident that he will carry New Jersey with out any trouble. INDIANAPOLIS, April 26. -The Democratic state convention in this city today unanimously endorsed Woodrow Wilson as the standard bearer of the Democratic party at the election next November. There was not a dissenting vote. PROTESTING. DUBUQUE, April 26.- With flags flying and bands playing Yankee Doodle, several thousand men pa raded the streets of this city today protesting against the United States entering the world war. They yelled for peace. In front of the city ha'l speeches demanding that the coun try be kept out of the conflict were made. WASHINGTON, D, C.. April 26. - Over 50,000 telegrams poured into this city today front all parts of the United States. The maioritv of them weer telegrams to the legis lators here protesting against the United States entering the great war. WHEN THE LION IS SICK. NEW YORK, April 26.—It is re ported in this city that there is a force of 10,000 rebels opposing the British troops in and around Dublin. An unconfirmed report received here states that John McNeil, the leader of the Irish volunteers and a promi nent editor of a rebel paper, has been killed in the riots. MAKING MONEY. CHICAGO. April 26.—The earn ings of the United States Steel cor poration. according to the figures given out in this city today, for the first quarter of the year, will total over $60,713,000. This shatters all records of the company. Orders have been accepted which will keep the various plantof the company working !i> tl.< It fuil I.iji.1 . . ii next \..i! and a I .ill BERNSTORFF SUGGESTS \\ ASHING iv)N It i Apt 11 ,A:..ba sai.n toll llernslorll tod it ■aided to Ills golem.cent ••■Mai -l|g gestlons Which It I- pelleted W||| be vert valuable to the German m: teT- who are preparing th ■ note to the United State* GRAYS CELEBRATE ATLANTA April Throughout the south the men who wore the gray in the great Civil war were honored today hi those who dwell ti the section of the country they t'otight so well to protect Ironi what tle t deemed a gros- injustice GOP AHEAD DKS MO INKS. April iY, The lie publicans arc leading the Democrat* in tin presidential preferential* whit'ii are being held in tliis city today The count so far shows that the Republicans are 44,000 trong. while the Democrats have but :: 1.000. SOME FOR TEDDY BOSTON. April 2'i. Thirty-two ; th. thirty six delegates who will go from this stat" to the Republican pledged Four will go to the con vention pledged to support Theodore Roosevelt DOLLAR SAVED HIM. SEATTLE. April 21. During a disagreement this morning ov» r the sale of a rooming house. Gonratf Leo. a re taurant proprietor and resident of Seattle for 2 • years, shot Thomas S Dunbar, a w, li known real estate dealer After shooting Dunbar he turn 1 the gun on himself and shortly af terwards died from the effects of the wounds inflicted. Dunbar's lift was saved by a sil ver dollar, which he had in his pockc t and which deflected the course of the bullet. PLANT TIED UP. PITTSBURG. April 27. The strike u! the laborers in the Westinghouse plant in this city has completely tied up the plant, and there was no work done* in tin* big buildings at all todav CHANGING AMBASSADORS. WASHINGTON. D. C\. April 27 It was officially announced that the President has accepted the resigna tion of Henry Morgenthau. of New York, as United States ambassador to Turkey, and that the resignation will he immediately effective. Abraham Elkus. of New York, is being seriously considered by Presi dent Wilson as the successor of Mr. Morge nthau. He is the senior mem b* r ot tin firm of James. Schell A Elkus Mr Elkus is now 49 years old He is a Hebrew. NOT GOING VET. WASHINGTON. D. C., April 27. Tin* state department today officially announced that owing to the un settled condition of the country and i! * st mn j feeling against the-* Alien i-aii'-. the departure of Henry Fletch ei. recently named as ambassador to Mexico from the 1'nited States, will he indefinitely postponed. BROTHERS QUARELING. NEW YORK. April 27. William Guggenheim today started a suit against his brothers, Isaac, Dauiel, Solomon. Morris and Simon, for Slo.OOO.otiO. He alleges that by keep ing him in the dark as to the af fairs of the Chile Copper company he lost that amount of money. RIOTS IN BOHEMIA. NEW YORK. April 27 1’ncon tirmed advices received in this city tell of scenes of rioting and revolu tion in the ilohent.tn cities of Prague and Pilsen ajid other places. The situation the*-.. in iini i lbect as alarming in the reports that have been received here. MINERS WORKING. NEW YORK, April 27. After a strike in the Fifth district of Penn sylvania. which tied up all coal mining in that district for some time, an agreement has been reached between the owners and the miners, and tomorrow morning at K o'clock 24.000 miners will start to work again. FIXING IT UP. WASHINGTON. D. C., April 27.— Advices received by the state de partment are to the effect that Am bassador Gerard is now enroute to the front, where he will hold a conference with the kaiser. This is taken as encouraging news by Presi dent Wilson, who today stated that he expected a reply to the Ameri can note in a few days at the longest ASK TURKEY. WASHINGTON. D. C., April 27.— The state department today sent an ish government, asking whether or not tlie appointment of Abraham Elkus. of New York, as ambassa dor to that country was satisfactory. AFTER RIVAL'S SCALP. SAN FRANCISCO. April 27. Eu gene Sehniidtz, the former mayor of San Francisco, announced today that he will start petitions asking ior the recall of Mayor Rolph on fourteen charges, alleging malfeas ance of office, illegal election and incompetence. VISITING. WASHINGTON. D. C.. Apiil 28. The German emperor today invited Gerard to visit the western battle front as his guest. The American ambassador promptly accepted the invitation, and as a result thereof the note to the United States will be further delayed, as it must pass through the hands of the American diplomat for transmission to Wash ington. PRACTICALLY SETTLED. WASHINGTON, D. C„ April 28. There is a general feeling of relief throughout official Washington to night as a result of the statement received by the German embassy from the imperial German govern ment to the American note. The embassy announced that advices re ceived from Berlin, coming from official circles, announce that the German foreign minister will at tempt to meet the demand of the I'nited States in his reply to the note sent to Berlin relative to sub marine warfare, ADMITS MURDER LANSING. Kan.. April 28.—After eluding the police for some few days, a baker in this city today confessed that he had murdered a ten-year old girl, and then, while his victim was still alive, he set fire to the house, which burned the little body to death. WORKERS GET RAISE. PITTSBURG, April 28.—Advices received from South Bethlehem state that the Bethlehem Steel company announced a voluntary increase of ten per cent in the wages of all the employees of the corporation. The workers are all enthusiastic in their praise of the company, which was paying a maximum wage all the WOULD ARBITRATE I’HIt'Al'rO April 2' Tin- 1 nt r national Harvester company ha- of fered its -triklng employees nine hours' woik per day instead of the '■n tiny wt'ir accustomed to work d they will lesurne then places in 'in factory AFTER WOMENS VOTE M U' YORK April 2' Tin odor*' Roosevelt a Republican possibility as nominee of the party lor ihi* presidency, announced today tlial in Mis op nion c# of the Issues in the next campaign will be the granting of suffrage to the women of the lllited States MEDALS AWARDED. ITTTSBl'RC, April 2S Fifty-two Carnegie medals were awarded in this elty today for signal acts o' heroism, while $6,000 in cash was distributed among the dependents. There will be no other awards made this year. Several women were among those who received medals. SCHOONER SIEZED VU.I.RIO. Cal April 2S The American schooner Oregon, whlrti was recently chartered by a Herman firm, was seized by the British cruiser Rainbow shortly after the schooner had cleared tills port yvitlt a cargo of general merchandise. NEWS BY WIRE CONSPIRATORS. LONDON, April 24.—While at-I tempting to land on the Irish coast j with a load of arms and ammuni- 1 tion. Sir Roger Casement was cap tured this afternoon by the British forces. He was taken from a Ger man auxiliary cruiser, and taken as | a prisoner of war to a safe place. ! Sir Roger Casement has b<*en the leader ot those who wish by an armed rebellion to rid Ireland of the yoke of Great Britain. He is and always has been a strong friend of the Germans and their cause, and was given a pass by the kaiser l to go anywhere within the German lines He is a warm friend of the German emperor and is always wel come al the imperial palace. No confirmation of his capture has been ! otlicially given out as yet PREDICTS PEACE. PEKING, April 24. In an Interview given out today. Premier Yuan Chi | Yui, of the Chinese republic, slated ! that he was confident that peace 1 that was lasting would soon be re stored to the nation and that China would see a new era of prosperity, with the warring factions united. RIOTS IN DUBLIN. LONDON. April 25- Membeis of the* Sinn KV»ir> snripfv nmiml streets of Dublin tonight, anti tin1 troops called from Curragh are hav ing great difficulty in accomplishing anything. A rigid censorship is be ing maintained on what little news does reach Great Britain. The riot ers have cut all tplegrapli wires. Communication is very difficult. The cause ol the riots is not known in London. Twelve of the rioters have been killed. MANY BULGARS KILLED. ATHENS. April 25.—According to advices which have been received in this city from reliable sources in Bulgaria, the losses of that country since the commencement of the present war will aggregate eightv- ! seven thous<(te killed, in addition to j which many soldiers have been per manently disabled and many cap tured. CASEMENT IS TRAITOR. LONDON, April 25.—The uprising in Ireland is regarded as part of a well organized plan and an attempt of Germany to stir up revolution in Ireland. Sir Roger Casement, for many years in the diplomatic ser vice. was captured last night aboard a German auxiliary vessel while in- 1 was trying to land a cargo of arms and a force of German soldiers in i Ireland. it is generally believed here that Sir Roger planned a dra matic entry into the country with j himself at the head of a strong revo- I lutionary force. CASEMENT SOME WORKER. DUBLIN, April 25.—Government agents learned today that Sir Roger Casement has had representatives recruiting revolutionists for several months, and that he would have gathered a substantial army about him had he been given an oppor tunity to get started. ALL MEN EQUAL. LONDON, April 26.—The equal ' sacrifice of all men of military age, J It-gttimess Ul lueir position 111 l!lf or their money, was advocated by Sir Edward C'arson as his slogan today, and his supporters eagerly adopted it as theirs. The newspapers have picked it up, and there is much enthusiasm in this city now. LIKE OLDEN DAYS. LONDON, April 26.—It has been indicated here that if Sir Roger Casement is found guilty of high I treason that the leader of the Irish rebels will be beheaded. The law provides such a death for a man found guilty of high treason. IRELAND CUT OFF. LONDON, April 26.—Augustus I3ir rel. chief secretary of Ireland, an nounced todav that the entire island was cut off from the rest of the world, the rebels having cut all telegraph and cable lines and taken possession of practically all of the wireless stations. NO PEACE FOR CHINA. PEKING, April 26.—The peaceful settlement of the trouble between the government and the rebels did not last A revolutionary force num bering in excess of 300,000 men threatens to attack this city and to kill all the officials of the govern ment here. The force is well armed formerly the commander-in-chief of the province of Kwangsi, is at the head of the rebel force. WORKINGMEN RIOT. TARIS, April 26.— When the city j of Madrid. Spain, cut down its i force of workingmen and the labor ers were laid off, there was some little trouble. Those who were dis charged started to charge the offi cers who had discharged them, and for a time it looked as if there would be some fatalities. The po lice reserves were called out, and later it was necessary to call out the troops to quiet the city OUT OF BREAD. THE HAGUE, April 26—There is a shortage of wheat throughout Hol land, due to the fact that there are no ships that can be obtained to carry the necessary food product to that country. The shortage has now become alarming and it is not unlikely tint IT .Urn, 1 will cpn 1 to tin I tilled Stall to rentier her w, ,t.-..i asSts.atit-e j« pus-tblo [*•-1 the inmror people starve FiRE DESTROYS STORES OTTAWA. April 28 A very I11VS terlotis rlre broke our tn the mili tar>' storehouse of the Canadian gov eminent In this city today, and the fire is still burning with the fire men fighting desperately to get the flames under control The fire was followed by several explosions and the flames are dangerously near a buirtlin:; in which some powder and cap; arc stored ASQUITH BLAMED LONDON April 28 In an edi 'orlal which appeared today in the London Mail ITemior Asquith is blamed for the riots which have made life dangerous in Dublin It Is charged In the newspaper that the fault was with the man who coma nave, at me rirst intimation. | put a stop to all trouble by arrest ing the ringleaders. SUITS EVERYBODY. LONDON, April 26 Practically < very paper in this city today lauded | the Britisii government for the at titude which it has assumed in re gard to neutral shipping, stating that the way the situation was hand led by the government was the only way that Great Britain could emerge from the controversy and still main tain her honor and dignity. IS GOOD MARKSMAN. PARIS. April 26.—Sub-Lieutenant Navarra today shot at. hit and brought down the nintli monoplane which lie has wrecked since the commencement of the war. The work this time, as on previous oc casions. was accomplished with a rapid fire gun The crew of the wrecked monoplane were killed in the fall to the earth. JUST LEAKED OUT. AMSTERDAM. April 26 -Two lo cal newspapers today printed a start ling story of tile destruction of a Dutch warship by British men-o' war. of the sending of the crew of the Dutch vessel to India in an ef fort to conceal the sinking of the vessel, of the subsequent discovery of the act, the offer of an apology by the British government, and a further offer of Indemnity. The story is not officially con- j firmed, but to tills time it has not j been officially denied. The story \ does not stale the exact location ! of the Dutch vessel when it met its unfortunate end. but it charges that upon learning that they had made a serious mistake the British com manders placed the crew on a British warship. concealed the member thereof, and sent them to India. If the charges are true, it is con sidered that tlie relations between ■ Holland and Great Britain will he j seriously strained. NO REPORT MADE. LONDON. April 27. -Pp to six ! o'clock this evening the Britisii ad rmrulty I ad neither confirmed nor j denied the story printed in the i newspapers of Amsterdam relative to the sinking of ttie Dutch war ship by British boats and the sub sequent concealment of the crew of tlie boat aboard British vessels, and their shipment to India. ALL TROUBLE OVER. BERLIN, April 27. — It is general-j ly believed here that the crisis be tween the United States and Ger- J many is passed and that the two j nations will he able to reach a sai- : isfactory agreement on the manner [ in which the German government can conduct a submarine warfare, and | maintain a blockade of Great Brit- ! ain. This opinion was given out ; by the pifollowing the arrival j in Berlin of Chancellor von Both- ! mann-Hollweg after he had a long , conference with the kaiser "some where at the front." WHAT IT PORTENDS. PA IUS. April 27. —The press of this city sees in the capitulation of the Germans to the demands of the United States fhe complete ruina tion of Germany. In fact, the French j press states that the manner in which Germany is handling the sit j nation shows that that nation is anxious to have peace at any price, j AFTER THE REBELS. LONDON, April 27.—In the house j of commons this morning Premier j Asquith announced that martial law had been declared over all Ireland, and that the strictest search is be ing made to capture all the rebels, j Many of the public buildings, some | of them important ones, are still j held by rebels, he declared, and I many street encounters are still in ] progress. NO CIVIL TRIALS. LONDON, April 27.—A royal proc suspending in Ireland, Section One : of the Defense of the Realm Act, j and the amendment thereto, of 1015, ! which gives to the British subject, j charged with an offense under the act, the right to be tried by a civil ; court. The proclamation was read this morning on the steps of the | Royal Exchange, in accordance with an historic custom. DUBLIN SHELLED. LONDON, April 28.—It was an nounced today that the British gun boats lying in the harbor of Dublin today shelled the headquarters of the Sinn Fein society in that city. The troops of the government stormed the rebels on the Stehen green and took 400 Irishmen pris oners of war. SWEDISH BOAT TAKEN. LONDON, April 28.—The admir- j alty announced today that informa- i tion has been received by the British authorities to the effect that the Swedish steamer Dickson was cap tured in the North sea by the Ger man squadron that recently raided the coast of Ireland and that the vessel was taken to Hamburg as a prize of war. SWISS FIRE ON FRENCH. BERLIN. April 28—The German war office announces that the Swiss aoldiorQ -stationed at the border fired upon a French aeroplane that at tempted to violate the neutrality of Switzerland. The attack was made after the aeroplane, in spite of orders not to proceed, tried to sail across the country anyway. The aeroplane retreated. GUARDING IRISH COAST. LONDON, April 28.—Believing that the German submarines are now engaged in carrying arms and ammunition into Ireland, the Brit ish admiralty stated today that the coast is being constantly patroled by Britisli men-of-war. It is now be lieved that the arms and ammuni tion which the rebels had at the start of the rebellion were, in the main part, secured from Germany and landed in Ireland by means of submarines. CRITICISING LONDON, April 28.—The London Mail today contains a bitter criticism of the British government for its 3! tort sighted policy. The paper I | to.lit- oi.t that ll.i big gill)- were not where they houhl he m l | that they should have l>» en used In the city of Dublin at a time w*he:i the riots were occurring there WOULD SAVE BROTHER NEW YORK April 2 s Mr- Aft ties Newman i si-ter of -Sir Roger Casement, who 1 now being held as a spy In the tower of London, has appealed to President \\ i!.-on to use his Influence with the British authorities to have them spare the life of her brother. IS GOOD SHOT BERLIN. April 2* The German war oilier annoucos that Li. utenant Immelmann, a German aviator, y. terdav brought to earth the tliir tec-nth aviator whom he has felled during the war DOINGS AT BILL REPORTED. WASHINGTON. I) April 2 1 The naval hill which was reported to the house today by the committee j calls for tiie construction next year of two dreadnaughts and four fast cruisers The bill was favorably reported on by the committee and i asks for more in the way of con- ; struotlon than any naval bill ever be fore presented to the house It Is generally believed that the hill will pass the house and go to the sen- I ate just ;s it was reported h> the, committee. At that rate of construction it [ would not be many years before the I I'nited States would hi in the front I rank insofar as the navy was con cerned. PREPARING. WASHINGTON, I) April 21 Determined ;o ascertain definitely to what extent the war department | is prepared for emergencies in Mexi co, the senate has adopted a reso lution providing for a thorough in vestigation of the military forces of the Pacific coast country. WANTS SUFFRAGE. WASHINGTON, 1 >, April 22. Notwithstanding the fait that it has been decided by members of the ! senate and house committees to defer action on the suffrage question until the more urgent matters con fronting the nation have been dis posed of, Senator Joint Shafroth, of Colorado, is making a gallant fight for the fair sex in an effort to have the question put up for considera tion immediately. CONFERENCE HELD. WASHINGTON. 1). C„ April 2d. Senator Stone, chairman of the com- | mittee on foreign relations, and President Wilson held a long eon ference in this city today in which they discussed many international ' questions. Not tie* least important that they talked over was the ques- ; tion of the lestrietion of Japanese i immigration to the United States,' against which Ambassador Uhinda J personally protested to the Presi- | dent a few days ago. This important question will be ! taken up by the committee on im- | migration of the senate tomorrow. BIG NAVY WANTED. WASHINGTON, P. (\. April 26 The Republican members of the com- i mittee on naval affairs of the house j held a caucus in this city today and later declared that they were j firmly convinced that the United j States should have a navy equally as large as that of the German em pire at the present time. MONEY FOR ALASKA. WASHINGTON. P (\. April 27 The lighthouse bill which was today reported out of the committee con tains an appropriation of $60,000 j for the establishment and main- ! tcnance of aids to navigation in , Alaskan waters. MAY FIX IT UP. WASHINGTON. D. C, April 27 After a conference between Senator j Stone anti President Wilson yester day, tile senate immigration com mittee decided that it would be policy to modify the bill relative to the exclusion of Asiatic laborers from the States as suggested by Japanese Ambassador 1 >r Chinda. It is hop d that all trouble will thus be avoid ed. NOT YET ON BENCH. WASHINGTON, I). C., April 28.— The senate is still battling over the j confirmation of l-nnis !l Ttrandeis as a justice of the supreme court. Two members of the committee pre dict that the report on the Boston attorney will be an unfavorable one. | OF INTEREST TO ALASKANS; MAKING MONEY. NEW YORK, April 25—The an j nouncement was made in this city 1 today that the net earnings of the Alaska Steamship company for the season of 1915 were fourteen per cent, which is considered very good At the same time the owners of the line point out that they could have made more money had they let their boats out on charter to carry war supplies to foreign countries. They are satisfied with the year, and look for an even more prosperous one this season. LANE STOPS WORK, WASHINGTON, D. C., April 25. Secretary of the Interior Franklin K. Lane today ordered all construe- | lion work on the Alaska railroad to J ......---... ..n . | ment of the strike at Anchorage. , The announcement came following ti conference with Secretary of Com k inerce Redfield. Secretary of Labor Wilson and Attorney General Greg- ' ory. No further action in the mat ter will be taken until a full report i from the mediators sent to Alaska , lias been received here. The secretary intends that the present trouble shall be adjusted so 1 as to put an end to all probable i strikes while the railroad is under , construction. NO TROOPS NEEDED. WASHINGTON. D. C.. April 26.— < Secretary of the Interior Franklin K. Lane today officially denied that It had been necessary to call out j the troops to quiet the strikers at Anchorage. According to the state- ‘ ment made by Secretary Lane to- ■ lay, the strike was an orderly one ( in every way and no violence had . seen resorted to by the strikers The secretary reiterated his belief ' hrt ?T, ....... ...•-■■■ ; >. reached and that the strike would be short lived BIG CROWD THERE Jl m:ai \i'lll The third and final came lor the basketball cham !• < r.. !11 p of Southeastern Alaska was played in Juneau this evening The contestants were the Treadwell team and the Arctic Brotherhood quin i* tte Two thousand enthusiasts wit tic etl the game, whl h was won by the Arctic Brotherhood. The score1 was 28 to 23 KRAUSE FOUND GUILTY. Jl* NEAT’. April 28 Edward Krause wa convicted of kidnaping W illiam Christie The jury returned a verdict of guilty three hours after it had been given the case. SPORTS BY TELEGRAPH WELSH DEFEATED MILWAUKEE, April 25 - Addle Hammer, a Chicago lightweight, de feated Freddy Welsh, the man who holds the championship belt, in ten fast rounds In this city this even ing. After the fight was over the champion, who came within an ace of losing the championship, showed a fractured hand, which he claims was responsible for his defeat. IS SOME ATHLETE. PHILADELPHIA, April 28 How ,ird Derry, of the University of Penn sylvania. won the pentathlon for the second time today at the games on Franklin field. His feat Is consid ered a most remarkable one. FIRST GENERAL MEETING OF NEWLY ELECTED CITY COUNCIL HELD. Although the newly elected city council of I airbanks met and or ganized on Monday evening, April 10, it was not until last Tuesday evening that its first general meet ing was held. Therefore there was considerable business of importance to the general public at large di* cussed and dispatched by the coun ill. It. R. Myers, the new mayor, op ened the meeting with a speech. After thanking the members of the council for being on hand at the time specified lor the meeting, hand ing a "bunch" to dilatory members of other councils in doing so, the mayor launched into an outline as to liis plans for governing the city during the ensuing year. Tlie talk was chiefly along lines of retrenchment, which, the mayor said, should be the policy in all branches of the city government. He cau tioned the committees to cut ex penses everywhere possible so that the most could be done with the least possible outlay of money. The mayor also spoke along civic Improvement lines. He said that Fairbanks had now reached a stage when permanent streets were needed and said that he hoped that a plan (an soon be evolved whereby they may be constructed without too much cost, even though but a small stretch is completed each year. He also advocated improvement in the sewerage of the city. The financial report of the city -lerk, read at the meeting, shows :hat the receipts of the city for the Fiscal year were $4,357.90 greater ban the disbursements. Which .. ,,nnr< t R n I M , l rt O Q /A ¥ f llO •ity was reduced during the past I'ear from $9,881.46 to $5,594.97. And lie present administration hopes to .'onipletely obliterate the city debt his year and make extensive im irovetnents besides. And one large tem heretofore handled by the city, he bridge aoroes the slough, will lot come under city expense this ,-ear. as it has been taken over by he Alaska Hoad commission Another matter brought to the mention of the council was the ippointment of city employees. All if the firemen were reappointed, inder the recommendation o' Chief if the Fire Department John J. Buckley. The firemen will also act is night patrolmen. Cecil H. Clegg ,vas named as city attorney. The salary of the city attorney has been ■educed from $75 to $50 per month. I’homas A. Marquam, the former egal representative of the city, was lot a1 candidate for the position. I. B. Joseph was awarded the con ract for auditing the city books, file contract for furnishing supplies o me niy mess uurmg me muum vas awarded to E. It. Peoples, Inc. When the matter of licenses was aken up it was pointed out that several merchants of Fairbanks are tot paying a license fee commen surate with the amount of business hey do in a year’s time. It was hen decided that the city finance committee should take the matter ip with the clerk of court to see if here is not some way of making he delinquent license payers pay he proper amount of taxes. Oren Blodgett and Luther Ratcliff larnden are objects of inquiries ent out from the governor’s office, ohn Blankstone is also being in uired for by the local postoffice uthorities at the instance of Mrs. lima M. Shankle, of 3305 Magnolia t Bt. Louis.