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ilii ME1 COVE- ACXiST TUHIIi c OtEI German Torpedo Sends . Giant Steamship to Bottom Off Coast of Ireland, . - London, May 8. The CunanJ liner Lusitania was torpedoed by a German submarine boat off the southeast coast of Ireland, near the entrance to St Georges chan nel, shortly after 2 o'clock Fri day afternoon. She sank eigh teen minutes later, within ten miles of land. ' Unofficial estimates state that no less than 1,000 of the passen gers and crew are dead. The Lusitania carried 2,067 souls,- of whom 1,251 were pas sengers. Of these 188 were Am ericans.; Eight hundred survivors are reported to have been landed at Queenstown and lesser numbers at other ports. Many injured were landed and some of these have since died. A ship's steward, one of the survivors, said that one submar ine attacked the Lusitania. Two torpedoes struck the big ship, causing terrific explosions. I The Lusitania was flying the ' British flag and is said to have been carrying munitions of war, including ammunition valued at $152,000. Human Longevity. Tbomaa Parr of Shropshire, Eng land, In all probability bars the palm for longevity. He lived one hundred and fifty-two year and nine months. It la claimed that Parr's case la well authenticated, while In the cases go ing beyond him certainty gives way to conjecture. I New England's Pride. Out of the scanty resources the good old "pilgrim mothers' found on the bleak shores of the new country, . finally came the famous "New Eng land boiled dinners," and all the ex pert cooks of two intervening centu ries have not been able to Improve on the cooking of those pioneers. , Revised the Petition. Instead of forever praying for things that would be of doubtful benefit to . ua, uuw wucu unwr it woiuu w 10 "repeat, from day to day, this simple sentence of gratitude: "Thank you. God, that we can help those who axe down."- Toledo Blade. j 8leep In Darkened Room. , The moit undisturbed sleep Is al ways enjoyed In a thoroughly dark ened room. Light acts upon the brain, and those who keep their blinds up will find that In the summertime when so few hours are really dark their alesp Is restless and disturbed. Color Effect on Dew. Dew is a great respecter of colors. Take a piece of glass or board and paint them yellow, green, red and black. Expose them at night, and It will be found that the yellow will be covered with moisture, the green will be damp, but that the red and black will be perfectly dry. Gypsies Unpopular. Some two hundred thousand gypsies wander about Hungary and are regard ed as a dangerous community. So no torious are their thieving propensities that they are not allowed inside the towns, while the villages tolerate them for only two days. Ssrious Thought. . "Have you ever thought seriously of marriage, slrr "Indeed I nave; ever since the ceremony." Boston Traa- ' script Record Explosion, The most disastrous explosion ever known was at Graveltaes fa lOi Three thousand persons were killed. Dally Thought Civilization Is the eternal aaertSee of one generation to the next Eul- war. . - Owe Trewto le at m Tlaan, Never bear ssore das Z9 t'zj tt trostU at a Can, tlitztS VZrczi Everett ttalau Cease t"Z' U t'rr tare Ktf 3 tU Cy tzr tz b3. Cat fcave eJ cl dzj. o UtTIUATUU tXNT BY JAPAN CIVC3 43 HOURS TO COUFtY WITH CrUANDS. t!AY EKD ElinOPES WAR tf MQtaeVa Government Enforces V Throat Germany and Great Britain, aa Well aa Russia, Will Ba Sari. wely Affected. London, May T. "A Japaneea ulti matum to China," cabled the Tokyo correspondent of the Central News, "grants a delay of forty-eight hours." Washington. April . 7. China has given her final reply to Japan She expects an ultimatum to be presented and will reject It. Japan than must make good her threat to use force or back down. This, in a nutshell. Is the situation la the far East It has aroused the liveliest concern in Washington and London. It la gratifying to Berlin, because If Japan and China become Involved la war the former can no longer supply munitions of war to Russia. Cut off from the Japanese supply. Russia will not ba 'able - to continue a vigorous offensive against the Germans t.nd Austrians. . Thus, the allies win ba weakened. Nor la It expected that the close relations between the British and Japaneaa gov ernments will maintain. The -former certainly wtH not back Its ally la a war of aggression against China. At the moment when Japan la seeking to remake the map of the far East It has leaked out that Paul M. Relnsch, the American minister to China, will coma home the latter part of this month. There are reports that the minister baa been recalled and will not go back to Peking. 8ome diplomats go so far aa to be lieve that a Japanese war on China would lead to a settlement of the Eu ropean strife In order that the powers may be In a position to take care of their valuable Interests in the far East ! In Europe, these same diplomats say, a deadlock has been reached In northern France and Belgium. This deadlock can be broken only at a heavy cost In men and money. Ger many is willing to withdraw from Bel glum and northern France and to com pensate the former for damages, re ceiving in return colonies In Africa. In view of the larger Interests of Great Britain in the far East It la claimed she would be justified in stopping the European strife In or der to give attention to them. The United States has been using Its Influence with Japan to induce It not to go to war with China, but so far as present developments Indicate the result has been nil Either the Tokyo government has determined by force to obtain compliance with Its so-called modified demands, or It will make the threat and then postpone action. The government here Is in clined to believe that the Japanese are engaged In a game of bluff. Those familiar with Japanese diplomacy scout the possibility of a surrender by the Tokyo ministry. Everything of an authoritative char acter that has come from Peking es tablishes that President Yuan Shi Kal has decided to accept war rather than humiliate his country by acceding to demands which destroy its sovereign ty. In this attitude he Is backed np by practically all of the peopla That China alone can successfully resist the Japanese la of course Im possible. . An army of 800,000 men baa been created, but it la short of ammunition and two of the three arms and cartridge factories are at points accessible to Japanese men-of-war. . It -Is believed In Peking,-how ever, that resistance will be valuable In arousing the people and that the great Interests of foreign powers will cause them to intervene. Japan has a minion troops ready for service. REJECTS TEUTON SUGGESTION Text of American , Note to German Foreign Office on Sinking of Frye Msde Public . Washington, May 7 The state de partment made publie on Wednesday the text of the American note of April 29 to the German foreign office on the sinking of the American ship William P. frye by the raider Prtns Eitel Ftledrlcn. The United States govern ment rejects the German suggestion that the legality of the capture and de struction of the ship and the question of the payment and amount of In demnity ba submitted to a prise court It proposes that the matter ba settled by diplomatic negotiations, pointlnsj out that tba Question of liability on the part of Germany already baa been ad mitted and that the status of the claim ants and tba amount of tba Indemnity are the only questions remaining to ba otjtl Cr XfK'Jam , Cowers das. - Lstx, llzr T7Cao XL tzi tzrczzi. X- trxj a rZiw cl C:s Erl CsCztj arj tad fccca tz czzlzl ty C CX rarza ccJ U, ft Crvcy a Ctzlx ; Kzztzs. I - J T'-TLj Ur'tcJ C.-JIZ3 czzzA cl 1:3. cz cl ii t:zzr CSRUN REPORTS Bid VICTORY OVER CZAR'S TROOPS. Thousands of Prisoners Taken Cn emy In Retreat Great Quantities , of War Trophies Captured. Berlin, May 5. The Austro-Germaa armies operating agaJnat the Russians la western Gallda have won a great victory. It la announced In an official statement from the war office. , Tba German official statement fol lows: -. , "During their pursuit of the Rus sians who warn fleeing; in the direc tion of Rigs, German soldiers yester day captured four cannon and Jour machine guns. South of Mltau we took 1.700 prisoners. Increasing the total number to 3.200 mora. "Attacks of the Russians southeast of Kalywria failed with heavy losses to the enemy. Tba Russlana were driven across the Skeeupa, leaving 330 prisoners In our hands. ."Northeast of Skiernlewice the Rus sians sustained a heavy defeat and lost a great' number In killed aa well as 100 prisoners. "In the southeastern theater of war (Gallda) la the presence of Archduke Frederick, soldiers under command of General von Mackensen of the Gar- n army.- after bitter fighting. pierced and everywhere crushed the entire western front In western Ga llda, from the neighborhood of the Hungarian frontier to the point where the Dunajea river Sows- Into the Vis tula. - "Such of the enemy aa succeeded In' escaping made a hasty retreat toward the east hotly pursued by the Teu tonic allies. The trophies of this vlo tory cannot' even be approximately estimated at this time." LINCOLN SAYS PAY IS SMALL Absolutely Not" He Exclaims When Asked If $2730 Is Decent Wsoe for Pullman Porters. , Washington. May 6. Robert T. Lin coln, chairman of the board of the Pullman company, testified on the con dition of sleeping car porters and the company's financial condition before the United States industrial commit tee on Tuesday. The company's capi tal stock, he said, waa . $130,000,000 and eight per cent baa been paid an nually since 1900. Total cash divi dends of the company, ha said, have amounted to $159,118,775. The total assets last year were tl33.917.26L In 1902. he said, the pay of Pullman con ductors waa raised to $70 a month for the first six months. Salaries of con ductors on special .trains, he said, were 3100 a month. The average, ha thought should be Increased. Do yon think the salary of $27.50 now paid negro porters aa a minimum Is enough to maintain his family In comfort and decency?" asked Chair-' man Walsh. ' Absolutely not" Mr. Lincoln 're plied. . ROOSEVELT GAINS A POINT First Evidence to Prove Assertion on Which Suit Is Baaed That Men Wsre Political Allies. Syracuse, N. Y-, May Through the testimony of Walter Arndt for merly a correspondent for a New York city newpaper at Albany, the Roosevelt forces succeeded In show ing communication - between William Barnes and Charles F.. Murphy about legislation at Albany. . V Murphy, according to Arndt's ver sion of an interview with Barnes In 1909, had asked Republican . help to kill the direct primary bills. It was Roosevelt's first evidence to prove his assertion on which the libel suit la baaed, that Barnes and Murphy were political allies. Tn that 'one Instance," explained a Roosevelt lawyer, "Barnes mar have refused to aid Murphy, but we have established the fact that they -were In communication." LAWS0N IS FOUND GUILTY Hssd of Strikers During Colorado Mlns War Glvsn Life Imprison- msnt by Jury. r Trinidad, Colo., May 5 The Jury on Monday returned a verdict pronouno lng John R. . Lawson, labor leader. guilty of murder In the first degree, fix ing penalty at Ufa Imprisonment for the killing of John Nlmmo, a deputy sheriff. In a battle with strikers Octo ber 25, 1913. John R. Lawson . waa charged with the murder of John Nlm mo, a deputy of Las Animas county. who was killed la a battle between deputies and striking coal miners near Ludlow on October 25, 1913. Lawson la a member of the International ex- ex ecu tire board of the United Mine Workers of America for district II. , lie waa one of tba prominent leaders la the recent coal miners' strla. -j Arrested After Twenty Yearnv Cochelie, EL, ttay tv CJwxrJ Xly C2rd, w tls tl:n tliU eye! from CLltf of rt":j I:"rn 15 years tz:x was iml ty n. ILzlztn ta Ola e'.ty ca TLzzzlzy. c irta placxJ la JiX . - U. C. C-srlaa a r.rri tzi Ijlxj lx C tZzZzn l'::? c J I rzz-z "i cl v. rrczi f -j r fyrr;: Jf 7-r. " i a c v ' DUKtA PASS ALSO CAPTURED BY TEUTONIC ALLIES, INSISTS VIENNA. - MAKES NEW EPOCH IN WAR Gorman Offensive la Maintained From the Battle to Roumanla, and" In France, and Belgium 50,000 Musco vites Captursd. London. Msy 3. The Germans In consort with their Austrian allies, are putting forth an effort the extent of which has never- been approached In the history of war. . Throughout virtually- the whole length of the eastern front they are engaged with the Russians,' while In the West In addition, to their attacks around Ypres. tbey are on the offensive' at many points. At other points they are being attacked by the Franca, Brit ish and Belgians. Far up In the Russian Baltic prov inces, heretofore untouched by the war, the Germans are attempting to advance . toward Li ban and Riga; on the East Prussian frontier they are engaged in a series . of battles, and with a big gun are bombarding at long range, as they did at Dunkirk, the Russian fortress of Grodno; In cen tral Poland they have had to defend themselves against a Russian attack; In western Gallcla they are attempting with all their strength to smash the Russian flank and compel the Rus sians, to ' abandon the Carpathian passes, which they gained at such cost during the winter. In this western Gallcla battle the Germans claim to have made a still greater advance and to -have crossed the Wlsloka river, which Is well to the east of the Dunajec river, which un til a few days ago formed a part of the Russian front and to have put their hands -firmly pn Dukla pass. The Aus- trians announce the capture of Tar now. ". In conjunction with this attack from the west the Austrians are attempting to drive the Russians from Lupkow pass, farther to the east and with suc cess, according to the German account In all, the Germans claim to have tak en 40,000 Russian prisoners since the offensive was undertaken last Satur day night The Austrians put the number at more than 50,000 and ex press the belief that the whole Rus sian Third army will be de stroyed. : These reports show that the Austro- German blow Is meeting with . the greatest ' success ; on the northern slopes of the western Carpathians, for toward the Upper Vistula the Russians appear - to be In their old posi tions. Despite the claims of the Austrians and Germans, the Russian representa tives In the European capitals reiter ate that the. victory has been greatly exaggerated, and the public Is waiting to hear what Grand Duke Nicholas, commander In chief of the Russian forces, has to say about it ' ; 2,000 FRENCH ARESJAPTURED i ' Gsrmans Are' 8lowly Advancing In Belgium Losses on Both Sldss " Heavy. . Berlin. May 8 (by wireless). Over two thousand French prisoners were taken by theGermans, and the French were forced to evacuate a position in the Allly forest It was officially an nounced here. The French casualties were extremely heavy. It adds. ' London, May 8. Aided . by the smashing fire of big guns, which have battered the British entanglementa to pieces, the Germans are slowly ad vancing In Belgium. The losses on both aldea are enormous. The Germans continue their use of poisonous gases, taking advantage of the strong winds that are blowing di rectly from their trenches -across the line held by the British. DOCTOR RONALDS IS FREED Cpurt Instructs Jury to Acquit Physician Hsld aa Wife-. - Slayer. ; rt s ' Mattoon, m. May . The last chapter in the "ruby poison" mystery was written on Thursday when the Jury in the Dr. Harold A. Ronalds case waa Instructed by the Judge to return a verdict of not guilty. Ronalds had been charged with murdering his wife on New Tear's night The mys tery remains as deep as ever. Mrs. Ronalds was found dead in her home on January 2, following a nlgl of drinking and carousing. An Investiga tion of the organs revealed a rubr colored poison. The coroner's" Jury held Doctor Ronalds to the grandjury. which charged toe pnysician with mur derlas hi wife.'" '- ; -' :; ; .- V Lafe Young Hstd as try. Vienna, Hay 3. Lafayette ' Young cf Dts UcLzts, la., a fonr United Ciztz tzzzizr, vzl tit cosrialaa, wcra tntztti at .Lou-ruc ca VttZzzzl-7- llr.Tszzz wta rc::x::l n CJy tl tAZl tzzt cr" r LONDON SAYS BRITISH c LAKD 1 FORCES' MAKI GAINS. Fighting Continues Day and Night In ' the Dardanelles Between War- ' ships and Forts. . London, May t -British troops ar advancing Into the Interior of the Gallipoll peninsula, according' to an of ficial statement Issued on Tuesday In London.' " ' The statement Is as follows: ' "During the, night of May 1 and I and the night of May 3 and 3 the enemy bunched strong , and dete mined attacks In mass against oar positions, constantly, bringing fresh troops.. " '; "Not only did the allies repulse every attack. . Inflicting enormous losses on the enemy, but we assumed the offensive, drove the enemy out of their positions and are now advanc ing Into the Interior of the peninsula." In a dispatch from Athens" received by the London Exchange Telegraph commuty the declaration la made that the vail of Smyrna has entered fresh negotiations with the allies for me surrender of the town. V A Tenedos dispatch to theJDuiy Newa aaya: ... ' . "Fierce fighting continues day ana nlxht In the Dardanelles. The ships of the fleet am worklna In shifts and the bombardment la Incessant ' In spite of desperate resistance, we have made steady progress, both on land and sea. The most vital nolnts of the enemy's defenses now are strong ly Invested." The bombardment of the Turkish forts on the Gulf of Smyrna has been resumed, according to messages re ceived at Athens from Mltylene, ana the warshlos of the allies continue their lively shelling of the forts on the Dardanelles. The allies are reoorted to have ef fected a landing near the site . of ancient Ephesus, 35 miles southeast of Smyrna. ' TEjLjXGjTVAPHIC ; .. .. nOTIDO Los Angelea, May 6. Ed Walsh, the Chicago American league pitcher, who was taken to a hospital suffering from the effects, of a severe attack of Ciippe, was able to sit in . a wheel chair. His doctor said he probably would be well in two or three days and might resume training within two weeks. ; " Rockport Ky May 6. Tom Martin. an employee of a coal company, who left here Tuesday evening with S00 to meet a pay roll, waa 'later found dead on the road with three bullet wounds In body and the money gone. Atlanta,' Ga. May . At least one death and great property loss are re ported aa The result, of 1 a tornado which swept . through the southern section of Georgia late Tuesday. VILLA WAS NOT WOUNDED Msxlcan Gsnsrsl Dsnlsa the Report That He .Wss Attacksd By , " Colonsl Ollvaa. : ; New York, May ft. In reply to a message of Inquiry as to the truth of reports that he had been wounded by Colonel OUvas of his staff, the follow lng dispatch was received from Gen. Francisco Villa: "It Is wholly untrue that I , have been wounded by Colonel Ollvaa or any other person. I am enjoying good health and devoting all my energies to fighting and exterminating the ene mies of the people and of my coun try.", ;: :::. - SAYS ROOD SURVIVED TITANIC Friend Declares He Saw Millionaire, . Suppossd to Be Dead, at 'a c London Hotst- . ' Denver. Colo- May ft. EJver since the alnkinc of the Atlantlo liner Ti tanic by an Iceberg there has been a recurrent rumor In Denver that Hugh R. Rood, millionaire and lumberman. waa not among the victims. A friend of Mr. Rood, it Is declared, recently saw him at the Hotel Cecil in oo- don. '" ' Mr. Rood's widow has. spent thou sands in efforts to learn whether be waa among the Tltanlj vlctlma, aa re ported alter taw oisaster. AIRSHIP SINXS,; SUBMARINE Berlin Says British Undersea Vessels Wsre Shelled by Teutons and One Destroyed. ,v Berlin (wireless to London). May ft. -It was officially announced on Tues day that a German airship dropped bombs on several English submarines In the North sea. One submarine waa sank. V- ' Suffrage tesdsrs to Mast - New York, Xlxy t-A call vu l sed Lore oa Tturx xy to : szZtzz leaders ty ue xxUdnal tcird cf iritlcrrl Antxizz T7cua C:r..-j tzzzzzzV.- c ttrT.rczcj , t 1 1 tzM la CtUzzi 3zz3 r. Kx-7 t r:-y ri'i. C-rra, r--" "1 2 ( J 1 : t : jcj i i c) ( iUci : i t Z1Z1 13. X7. P. cf llZlzzzl i tz la vtzted a harvester that wlU cut.' thresh and bar wheat oats or otheq IIU!iSala tC A. ' Davis, aged fiftyJ five rears, committed suicide at hla on'a oS.ce. The motive waa not' v learned.:.' ' .'.r':',"- t Adrian. Ephralm Brown of Hudson! is charied with violation of the local option laws. A raid waa made on hieT place. '-:': : -.. ' ' Bay City v It. was announced that; iRev. '. Chrlatonher Keller of Lander Wyort ' has accepted the pastorate of I Jackson. A Polish wedding, party! celebrated by firing guns from carriage; - windows while going to church. A buU it atrarlr lfr PVanV rtavla In thai Issued for the celebrator. " , Lanalnsr. Stat ' auditors have deJ elded that no mora traveling expenses of state officials between their homes Kalamaico. Rev. Henry W. Oelstom announced that he would resign in No-j vemoer aa pastor of the First Fresby- terian church. .Ill health of his wife! Is given as the reason. '' He .plans to) move to California..' Jackson. David Arnold, aged seven-) ty-three, of Bowne township, was killed) by a Fere Marquette train near Elnw dale. Two trains are thought to have! passed over his body. Arnold lived aj hermit's life in a shanty near the ralH Marlette. Marietta high school will send two representatives to the state? high school oratorical and declama ' tlon contests. Miss Eleanor Hanley) will participate In the oratorical con-j test whUe Miss Gladys Doherty will renresent the district in declamation. . ronuac a circuit court jury awara ed Mrs. Gertrude.N. Mallory, fifty-five.' Leicester court Detroit a verdict of 4.60 for damage to her automobile. In wt111atw wltK TTarKart C . Th.nt , asked 35.000 for personal Injuries. East Lansing. Prof. C H., Burgess of the chemistry department of : the ' Mtrhlmn ArrlniltiirsI . nnllere. has been promoted to head of the poultry . Linton. Professor Linton : retires, to- give more time to his extensive poul try Interests. Alpena. Capt John D. Persons and members of the coastguard crew at ; Thunder - Bay . island rescued John , Tracv and two other members of hia ' family who had drifted Into Lake Hu ron In a small boat Tbey were brought to ttie island in safety and later taken to their home at North Point Marquette. Nearly five bunarea volunteer fire fighters and .deputise were making desperate efforts to con- trol a score of forest fires threatening; . several communities of the upper pen insula. The fires have not jet reached standing timber, but unless rain cornea within twentv-four hours deDUtles de- Clare there is every prospect a serloua situation will result V Kalamazoo. Ernest Groutb. -thirty two, who says his home Is in Saginaw. fsv lrw4 wi o aarAaa tiaa ft earl as at V airv ntn Afflaa cer If he cared whether he killed him self on. the street or went somewhere oiaa . xt , an in ion. . uroum oia m M.M Kip MMnm wViorai hm mniA hs ' was going to visit three children ho lax an Inquiry Into his sanity, r . ' nnnit RanMa .while ' his mother was cieaninK up ner uuuic, uuwu. nnr mn nn m. noun 01 carooiiu bcju that she was using and drank an ounce of it She rushed the child to a near- K . Wha.fi tS hnv father " VJ UVBIMU. . " . ' waa notified he hurried to the hospital. The father and mother.: in their com mon sorrow, made np their differ ences after a separation of - several months. The child may' be saved. ; Marquette. Heavy ralnts In every part of the upper peninsula bare end ed for the present danger from brush and forest Area Owing to the high i-.v- ...i. foMaa et flvhtlna? WluuS mo auuia v . m.w o forces in every county were ordered . rv.nnl. Am war1 ana In Mnnsh- UUU ' ITOfUIJ - ton. Delta, Dickinson, Msrquette, Al ger, Luce. Mackinac and Chippewa counties, where the largest Urea were, burning, have reported that the men ' were no longer needed. Considerable trenching Is being done In Dickinson, Delta and Chippewa counties." .A flra, that has been burning several daye' n ta - T1,a . mflritT tl a a near tvapiu . burned over a district several miles square. Thla territory la "well settled, and men were recruited from all around to help the farmers sate their . k .v.... mtAA f ha Dm nomes. a mm v--" , fighters at a critical period. The state game and fire warden's department declared that the excellent atate or gacixation this year, strengthened ia every town:l!p by loczl and prlva forces, held the Crsa la citipt aa nevertcra. " ,,' Ann Arbcr. Wayne coriy tJ "l xtd-ti tt tl Vzzzz-J.7 Cl IV. Cs. TT; " - U t" "1 r:'tiT y ' ' ' ' ' ,t '...)( v;.