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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
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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 '
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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.

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