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'V V.-, . "T. K TELLS DEALS ROOSEVELT UNDER CROSS-EXAM-I INATION IS SUBJECTED TO 1 MERCILESS GRILLING. WITNESS IS IN GOOD HUMOR Plaintiff's Attorney Atttmpta to Prow i That Former Praaldtnt la a Tax "Dodger and "Not Quallflad to Hold Office. Syracuse. N. Y April 22. After nearly two days . of direct examina tion, and with William Barnea resting bis caae with the examination of one witness, lasting seven mlnutea, Theo dore Rooaevelt was placed under croaa-examlnatlon In the Barnes Roosevelt $50,000 libel suit Political deala and manipulation which landed Rooaevelt In the gover nor's chair and etarted him on the road to the White Houae were revealed. Rooaevelt . waa aubjected to almeat nerclless trilling when be reaumed The witneaa stand. William M. Ivina, chief counsel for Barnea, who conducted the croaa-ex amlnatlon, aet out first to ahow that Colonel Rooaevelt had been a tax dodger and that he waa an unconsti tutional candidate when he waa elect ed governor of New York state. In reply to the volley of questions fired at him, Colonel Roosevelt said that he lived In New York city when he waa a police commissioner, but at va vloua perloda he bad lived on bia Mon tana ranch. He admitted-he could not remember having paid taxea In New Tork city. Mr. Ivina then produced an ' affi- davit by Colonel Rooaevelt and bla commlsaion aa lieutenant colonel, signed by him In 1898, in which he aald be waa a resident of Washing ton. The object of Mr. Ivina' question ing waa to ahow that by bla own ad miaalon Mr. Roosevelt waa not Quali fied to run for governor. The constitution provides a man must live in the atate five years be fore be can run for governor or lieutenant . governor. Colonel Rooae velt apparently waa not disconcerted by Mr. Ivina' quiz, but answered all queatlona readily and smilingly. The colonel waa bubbling with con fidence because he had succeeded in getting into evidence those portions of the Bain graft report which re ferred .to New Tork state printing contracts. r This report accused Barnes' news paper of making a double charge for $15,000 worth of city and atate print ing. It also accused Barnes of be ing the moat conspicuous example of Jhe corrupt boas in New York and demanded that, the senate do some thing to "break up the printing ring." He finished his direct examination within three minutes after be took Jhe stand, telling bow be wrote the statement on which the suit was baaed. William M. Ivins, for Barnes, then began his cross-examination. Roosevelt parried every attempt to ehow that bis past bad been one of abject subservience to Piatt He con tended, citing letters as proof, that be had always bucked when Piatt tried to throw the harness over him. . He showed that even in his political Infancy he had outmatched in craft the crafty Qulgg, late accelerator of public opinion for malefactors of great wealth, and wriggled out of the net Qulgg had spread for him. On cross-examination and under the enemy's fire he got matters into the record which his own lawyers had failed to get in. And in half a dozen explosive sen tences fired point-blank at the Jury be pictured himself as possessed of the loftiest principles, the most un assailable political Integrity and of such righteousness aa is seldom found on this side of the firmament "DIVER" SUNK BY TEUTONS British Submarine Destroyed In Raid on Helgoland Others May Be Loat Berlin (via Amsterdam), April 24. British submarines which had entered Helgoland bight were attacked on April 17 by German ships, one and probably others of the underwater craft being sunk, the admiralty an nounced here on Thursday. It was probably the intention of the subma rines to attack tho German fleet at Helgoland. This is the first reported activity, of British submarines in this ' locality. It Is not yet known how they escaped the German mine fields. The statement isaued by the admiralty follows:-. ' ' "British submarines . were recently repeatedly observed in Helgoland bight They were attacked by the Ger man forces.. A hostile submarine was sunk on April 17. Probably, others .were destroyed, but this Js uncertain." - Train Hits Auto; Two Dead. Philadelphia. April 24. Two per , sons were lnatantly killed and a boy . badly Injured when tCiir automobile was struck by a Pennsylvania train near Tullytown. N. J. The dead: Jobs I John, Mrs. Emma If yer. ' Fire at Elk River, Minn. . . - Ek River, Minn- April 24. Six bust- neas bull'nga and one residence .was destroyed in a fire that did $123,000 dxsrr firemen from nearby cities. zU!;U the local department la ex- DOCUMENT GIVES AUSTRIA MINI MUM TERMS OP PEACE. All Ships to U. 8. Are Held Military Preparations Are Being Made Along the Frontier. , Rome, April 24. A report reached Rome from Petrograd on Thursday that Italy bad sent a note to Austria which virtually amounted to an ulti matum. The note is said to embody the minimum terms upon which ftaly will consent to conclude ' an agree ment with Austria, . . General opinion In Rome is that an agreement may still be reached. Nev ertheless, military nreparatlons are be ing continued with the greatest ener gy along the frontier, where Austria is concentrating troops. All German and Austrian subjects in Switzerland, even those who never did military service, were recalled by their respective governments.- News reached Lugano that the Italian gov ernment had atopped the transatlantic service with the United States. Pas sengers who bad purchased tickets have had their money returned. The Italian government ,the report says, requires an the steamships . Dispatches were received indicating that all sea communication between Great Britain and the Netherlands bas been cut off. Taken la connection with the an nouncement a few days ago that all communication between Holland and Germany bad been cut off and with the news that Holland was rushing preparations for war, the dispatches assume extraordinary significance. No reasons were given for the action. MRS. STORY'S TICKET WINS D. A. R. President-General Retained Office by a Majority of 234 Votes Congratulated by Opponent Washington, April 24. Memorial hall rang with cheers on Thursday for Mrs. William - Cummlng Story when she called the congress of the Daughters of the American Revolu tion to order, following her re-election as president-general. She also car ried her entire ticket to victory in the balloting. Mrs. Story was retained in office by a majority of 234 votes. Mrs. George T. Guernsey of Independ ence, Kan., went to the platform and congratulated her successful oppo nent Ten Story vice-president-generals were choaen. Mrs. George E. Ranadell, wife of the senator from Louisiana, was elected treasurer-general; Mrs. William A. Smoot of Vir ginia, organizing secretary-general; Mrs. Grace II. Pierce of New York, registrar-general, and Miss Natalie Sumner Lincoln of this city, editor of the D. A. R. Magazine. fit NEWS FROM FAR AND NEAR Liverpool, April 23. The steamers Defender and Gascony collided in the Mersey. Both were badly damaged above the water line, but kept afloat Calgary, Alberta, April 23. Prom two to alx Inches of arow bas fallen over the entire northweet section -of Alberta. Drifts two feet high are piled in highways as far south aa Calgary. Paris, April 21. According to the Petit Parislen, Raymond Swoboda, who is now , being examined on a charge of espionage, is being closely watched in his Paris cell because of fear that he' may commit suicide. London, April 21. Foreign Minister Sir Edward Grey officially aonounceda in parliament that raw cotton baa been excluded from the Hat of contra band of war. , Paris, April 2. Twenty-nine more French generals have been placed ei ther on the reserve or retired lists to make way for younger or more active men. ..The official Journal contains the names of 11 generals of division and 18 generals of brigade who have been relieved from active service. 6,000 LOST IN YPRES BATTLE . ; .-. Fight for Hill No. 60 Continues Brit ish Loat, 2,000 and Gar mans 4,000. - . - London. April 24. Hill No. 60, dom inating an area to the southeaat of Ypres, continues to be the storm cen ter of the western front with t'.e Brit ish clinging tenaciously to the ground taken by assault last Saturday. Counter-attack after ; counter-attack ' bas been so far successfully repulsed, but the British hold Is still disputed by the Germans, and the end of the lively and costly fighting Is not yet in sight The British losses have tot been an nounced, but - they are eatlmated at well over 2,000. The Germans sre be lieved to -have lost more than 4,000 men. ' ' Congressman Found Dead. ,' Faiaon, N. C, April 23. Congress man John M. Faiaon, representing the Third North Carolina district was found dead at bis borne her with a ballet through bis head. . Complete mystery surrounds bla death. - Red-Light Queon Strangled. ' Denver, Colo, April 23. Mrs. Maria Cavels, queen of the Denver red light district, was found murdered fa bed here. A small piece of rope was .around her neck and the poXcs believe she was strangled PRESIDENT WILSON REPLIES TO AMBASSADOR VON BERN STORFF'S NOTE. FIRM. STAND ON POLICY Executive Denlee Charge of One-Sided Neutrality In Calm and Dignified . Document Wants to - Continue Friendly. Relatione With Germany. Washington April 23. The United States will uot apply an embargo on arma or change it neutrality laws during, the progress of the war. : This is the answer of President Wil son to the memorandum submitted by Count von Bernstorff, the German am bassador, impugning the good faith of the United States in the enforcement of its neutrality. ' - The note, which was drafted by Counseio. Lansing and amended by the president is a calm and dignified re pudiation of the charge made by the ambassador'. It rejects the ambassa dor's proposals to establish an em bargo on arma and to use this coun try's export trade as a means to com pel England to permit foodstuffs to reach Germany. Jt proclaims the policy of the United States to be as it has been, the up holding of its rights as against any and all belligerents and the enforcement of the laws of neutrality which were in force at the time the war began. Moreover, the president asserts that any change of the principle Involved, auch as the German ambassador sug gested, would be a direct violation of American neutrality. The communication is courteous ana polite. The president shows bis view that it would have been more lc keep ing with the proprieties had the am bassador mentioned several matters connected with the general subject of American neutrality, which he failed to mention; and that the ambassador stepped beyond the bounds when he sought to take up with the United States questions this government is discussing with Great Britain. Here are the salient points of the president's reply: L The relations of two governments with each other cannot wisely be made a subject of discussion with a third government, which . cannot be fully Informed as to the facta and which cannot be fully cognizant of the reasons for the course pursued. 2. The language employed by the ambassador in his memorandum is susceptible of being construed as Im pugning the good faith of the United States in the performance of its duties as. a neutral. 3. i ne president takes It for granted that no . such implication was in tended, but regards it as evident that the ambassador is laboring under cer tain false impressions. 4. This government has at no time and in no manner yielded any one of its rights as a neutral to any of the present belligerents. . 6. It has insisted upon the use of visit and search aa' an absolutely necessary safeguard against mistaking neutral vessels for enemy vessels and against mistaking legal cargoes for 11- JegaL 6. Beyond the right to visit and search and that of blockade, the United States has conceded nothing. 7. Our diplomatic correspondence bas shown our steadfast refusal to acknowledge the right of any belliger ent to alter the accepted rules of war .at sea. In so far as they affect the rights and Interests of neutrals. 8. The United States holds that any change in its - own laws of neutral ity during the progress of a war, which would, affect unequally the re lations of the United States with the, nations at war, would, be an unjusti-" liable departure from the principle of strict neutrality by which It has con sistently sought to direct its actions. 9. Nope of the circumstances ad vanced by the ambassador in his memorandum alters the principle in volved. 10. Imposition of an embargo on the trade in arms at the present time would be a direct violation of the neu trality of the United States. 11. It is out of the question for the American government to consider such a course. 12. The neutrality of the United States is founded upon the firm basis of conscience and good wilL STAR BALL PLAYER TO JAIL Eddie Alnsmlth of Washington Team Gets Thirty Days for Assault Pitcher Joe Engel Fined. , ' Washington, April 22. Eddie Aln smlth. premier catcher of the' Wash ington , American league baseball team, was sentenced to 20 days in the workhouse without option of a fine. In the police court, after conviction of an assault upon a street car motor man. Joe Engel, a pitcher, was fined $60 for participating' la the assault Crippled Children Hurt Cleveland. O- April 24. Fourteen crippled children were badly hurt and four, of them are reported dying as the result, of an accident here when a street car struck a van in which the children were riding. ; x Death Takee Rabbi Levy. 'Chicago. April 24. Rabbi Abraham Reuben Levy died at bis home here. He was the organizer of tho Jewish Agriculturists' Aid Society of America, Overwork waa believed to have has tened his death. :" ' - DDYS WIN IN ILLINOIS VOTES OF WOMEN OUST MANY OF THE SALOONS. No License Territory Is Extended, and Only 200 Townships of State Remain Wet ' Chicago, April 22. Illinois drys on Tuesday landed on old King Alcohol again. About one-bait the twenty-one incorporated cities and villages that balloted on the saloon issue voted to chase them from their borders. No new counties were added to the "en tirely dry" column, but the no-license territory was extended until less than. 200 townships in the state are now wet . . The most extensive success of the drys waa won in Du Page county, where three out of four communities that had the question up closed the dramshops. Lombard, Naperville and Weat Chicago, all suburban territory, went dry, while Elmburst remained wet' The feminine vote was the deciding factor in at least two of the Du Page dry triumphs. In Naperville 476 wom en voted dry and 295 wet while of the men 222 voted dry and 286 wetThe dry proposition carried by 117 votes, through the strength rolled up by, the feminine electors. The, outcome was similar in West Chicago. The men voted for the sa loons. They cast 277 dry ballots and 166 wet . The women' were against the saloons almost two to one. They voted 265 dry and 197 wet and the dramshops were put out of commis sion by a majority of 89. Lombard went dry by a margin of 102 votes, and Elmburst remained wet by 468. , , . The dry leaders estimated the pres ent extent of dryness in Illinois as follows: ! Counties entirely dry 51 Counties partially dry 44 County all wet (Monroe) 1 Total ...........1................ ioj . Pry. Wet County eeata to . II Townships 1.2S4 1M Incorporated municipalities 790 173 TEUTONS TAKE DARING FLYER Aviator Roland Garros Captured Near Courtral Shot Two Germane , . to Death. Berlin, April 21. The report on the progress of hostilities given out here on Monday by German headquarters reiatea that Lieut Roland G. Garros, the famous French aviator, has been made a prisoner by the Germans at Ingelmunster, Belgium, seven miles north of CourtaL Lieutenant Garros is well known in the United States, having flown in many competitions in that country. Since the beginning of the war he has been among the most intrepid and daring of the French military air men. His latest exploit was at Dun kirk, three days ago, when he shot dead in the air the aviator and the observer of a German aeroplane. WILL N0r VISIT OKLAHOMA President Not to Attend Convention of the Southern Commercial Con gress at Muskogee. ' Washington, April 23. President Wilson will not attend the annual con vention . of the . Southern Commercial congress to be held In Muskogee, Okla., from April 26 to 29, became known definitely. ' ' " Secretary of Labor WIlBon will be the only cabinet member present but among other officials from Washing ton .who will attend are Assistant Sec retary of the Treasury Mai burn. As sistant Secretary of Commerce Sweet and Assistant Secretary of Agricul ture Vrooman. GREEK EX-PREMIER TO U. S. Plans to Come to Amerlcs Because of Alleged Insult by King .of Greece. Paris,'. April 20. The Athens corre spondent of the Petit Journal states that M. Venlzelos, former premier of Greece, told him that he would remain on the island of Samoa for a fortnight after which he would leave for Amer ica. The former premier said that he considered as an insult the recent de nial by the king of Greece of certain statements which M. . Venlzelos bad made.- MARSH ON DEMOCRATIC BODY Waterloo (la.) Man Elected National : Committeeman to Succeed Msrtln J. Wade. Dee Moines, April 22. W. W. Marsh of Waterloo. Is, was elected national Democratic committeeman on Wednes day to succeed Martin J. Wade, re cently appointed district Judge of .the United 8tates court of , the southern district of Iowa. - ' Frsnk Flies New Petition. Atlanta, Ga., April 24. Leo M. Frank, under sentence of death for the murder of Mary Pbagan. filed a petition Thursday afternoon for com mutation of bia sentence to life im prisonment Navsl Commander Flckbohn Dies. . Chicago. April ' 24. Commander Ilerman M. Jlckbohn, United States navy, retired, died in Ct Luke's hos pital after a long Illness. His body wKl be . taken to Dubuque,- la, for buriaL r - State I Happenings St , Johns. Fire of undetermined origin destroyed the splendid law li brary of Attorney W. H. Brunson. Mr. Brunson waa alone in his home and was almost suffocated by smjke. There is suspicion that incendiarism may have been responsible for the blaxe. When the firemen arrived they, found one of the bookcases tipped over. The fire evidently started un derneath the books and had been smouldering for. some time before it really blazed up. The loss could not be estimated. Grand Rapids. An attempt to burn the Bishop furniture store was pre vented by the police and William Lutz, alleged incendiary, Jailed. Luts was arrested, say the police, as he was leaving the furniture store. Find ing the grating of the outside door filed through, the officer investigated and discovered a blaze rapidly eating Its way along the inner wall. He stamped but the fire. Lutz is said to be a discharged employee ofr the fur niture store. ' ' Bay City, Presence of mind of a livery driver employed by Joshua Hall prevented an accident at the Summerfeldt funeral. On -Columbus avenue the horses attached to the hearse became frightened and started on a mad run. The driver held them In the road and let them go at a mad gallop to the city limits when they became winded. He then drove back to the funeral procession. Iron Mountain.-rFrancesco Sciotto, who was arrested in Milwaukee in March, 1914, on a charge of abducting Mary Dlflore, fourteen, of this city, and who escaped from the county Jail last July, was arrested at Watersmeet and placed in the county Jail here. Sciotto was acquitted on a charge of violating the Mann white slave law and now faces a charge of abduction. Cheboygan. The - Cheboygan coun ty supervisors elected Frank Ford of Ellis township chairman for the third successive year. Luke Cross of Alo ha was returned to the board after an absence of 28 years. Cheboygan city is represented by Frank Ban croft, Ernest St. John, Joseph Cas well. W. B. Seamark and Perry J. Rltter. . , Iron Mountain. A brush fire which worked its way to the farm of Levi Collette, at Qulnnesec, destroyed three large barns and considerable farm machinery and farm implements. Fearing that the village was in dan ger a call for help was received here and aid was sent The schoolhouse caught fire. . Lansing. The resignation of John V. Frazler of Port Huron from the board of control of the Lapeer Home Training school was received by Gov ernor Ferris. Major Frazler resigned tit the governor's request, because he failed to attend meetings of the board. Charlevoix. The United States fish hatchery here closed after a heavy season. More than 50,000,000 young white fish and trout were placed in Lake Michigan, Pine lake and the streams in this vicinity. -Northvllle. Fire destroyed the barn on the farm of George B. Terkes at Northvllle and cremated 13 blood ed Holstein cows. Loss to the stock and the building is placed at $15,000, covered by insurance. Lalngaburg. Thomas W. Lawler, while delivering a speech here at St Isidore's church, was Interrupted by the explosion of a gasoline stove la the building. He prevented 'a panle with his calmness. Paw Paw. The warehouse of the Paw Paw Basket company, owned by J. J. Schuur of Kalamazoo was de stroyed by fire. The warehouse con tained thousands of baskets for this year's fruit crop. Grand " Rapids. Clarence E. Zip pan, a manual training teacher in the public schools, and Harry Schoppler narrowly escaped death by drowning when their canoe overturned in the Grand river. ' Battle Creek. Louis D. Mahoney, twenty-two years old, of Lansing,. was Instantly killed by a Michigan Cen tral train at Morgan park.,' Mahoney, intoxicated, fell. asleep between the tracks." Corunna. William Simmons of Toledo,' porter on an Ann Arbor rail road dining car, was arrested on his train by a deputy sheriff, who alleges Simmons sold him a pint of whisky. .Calumet Harry Northey, aged seventy-three years, pioneer miner of Keweenaw county and . wholesale merchant of Ontonagon and Houftn ton, died at Houghton. ' Bessemer. Therese Costelette, tl lr teen years old, stepped on an embank ment at the Black river. It gave way neath her weight and" ahe was swept downstream and lost. . . Cadillac William H. Faunce, re cently defeated for county school commissioner, has begun suit In cir cuit for alleged back pay amounting to $1,700. . , - Ann Arbor. President IL B. Hutch- Ins of the University of Michigan has been invited to attend the World Court congress at Cleveland, May 12 14, and to appoint two members of the university faculty . to attend as delegates.-1 John Hays Hammond is chairman of the congress.' - Cheboygan Theodors v White, aged fifteen years, son of Joe White, the Bols Elanc Island mall carrier, , who last 'Winter Tost his Cfe on an lea floe, caught nis right sand In ma chinery at the Cand Eay Lumber con pany's milt The amputation of four flnxsrs was necessary. Zick C.v dtoM aamw pointed aloes uW lead the footWs aad kuki baaioaa, iagrova sail, . hCing srIms, caSoem, etc - PatonLJacaton. IVtybtdw ' bases grm$ rig hU Tseycennpf ' caae corm, etc Fot Ilea, Women, QuUrea, . $135 to $530; Ut sale EDUCATOR U bnadedoa the sole, yoe kma't ceauine ertke. Medically correct Educates. There ia only oae Educator- the OMSMdeky . . BICE o HUTCHINS, Inc. 1 5 High SL Dodon, Acm. mm Deeleni We eaa .rati moot floor. RHChiam "COUNr TOO ABSENT MINDED Principal Reason Why One Interna tional Marriage' Was Permanently Called Off. Henry P. Davison of the Morgan . banking Arm waa talking about Inter national marriages: : . "Well," he said. "I know of one in ternational marriage that failed, thank goodness, to come off. The girl 1 was the daughter of a Paint Rock millionaire. .The man was a count a Spanish count ' - "The count wa3 absent minded. That was his ' undoing. The girl's) father gave a dinner for him in th Paint Rock castle overlooking Paint Rock, and at the dinner's end the count got up to light a cigarette, and then, by Jove, started to remove the plates. ... . "The guests watched him in an open-mouthed silence. His napkin slung over his arm, he had got nearly all (he plates, removed when his mil lionaire host said to him gently: ".'Wake up, George.. You're not waiting in the beanery now, yon know. You're pretending you re a count In Paint Rock. Wake up, man, for gracious sake!'" . The Mourner. . 'Does your wife grieve much over her first husband's death V - "Not so much as I do. Baltimore 8un. - ; . ,. . V . The man who makes the best of everything should have no trouble in disposing of his goods. A FOOD DRINK ' ' Which Brings Dally Enjoyment, : A lady doctor writes: " "Though busy hourly with my owm affairs, I will sot deny myself the pleasure of taking a few minutes to tell of the enjoyment obtained dally from my morning cup of Postum. It is a food beverage, not a stimulant like coffee. "I began to use Postum 8 years ago;' , not because I wanted to, but because coffee, which I dearly loved, made my nights long, weary periods to be dread ed and unfitting me for business dup ing the day. : "On advice of a friend, I first tried Postum, making it carefully as sug gested on the package. Aa I bad at ways used 'cream and no sugar 1 mixed my Postum so. It looked good was clear and fragrant, and it was a. pleasure to see the cream color It as my Kentucky friend always 'wanted, ber coffee to look, like a new saddle.' Then I tasted It critically, for I bad -tried many 'substitutes' for coffee. I was pleased, yes, satisfied with my Postum In taste and effect, andaa yet, being a constant user of It. all these years."'' - ; 1 continually assure my friends and acquaintances that they will like Pos-. turn in place of coffee,' aad receive benefit from Its use. I have gxlael ' weight, can sleep and am noi nerv ous." .-; ' . '.- ., ' r .-;-'!, : -. . '-'I1' Nam given by Postum Co., rtt"a Creek, Mich. Read "The Eoti to X7& Tine," In pkn- . , . ; , 'I Postura ccrzci la tra frrr : , Renter rc -i nzzl ti wc!2 tolled. 15a tzS tZi riclrr-i 4 iRCtant Pc:1--v-j n 'i pv der. A tzzz?zzz.t3 dL-.Ir.J c ' 7 In a cup ct tot water, tzi Tr'-L c i and ttzzr t:i a C Irj t : . Ir.iU.-.:!. t:a tzi Its tl V Eel!! V.Zll CZ3 c . u "..3 ecct t't cz? trni l . . 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