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rl dWL IT) i Htm A UllT n Today's News Printed Today gjgpIGHTH YEAR SALEM, OREGON, MONDAYiri9,l915 pripk tviT g ' Vr Id BTANP8 nVB PBUTI It-.. isf-f llll IPIITIAiiAii l liiiiiwrnnii nrinr I. , "; r -K MM N L m nm m m state IrnT mi nr nrn u Ei1UMS PENITENTIARY HI tNGINEER ASSERTION OF BERLIN BBB " I AAI I rtmi II& in IIIATAniPA Sb" Francisco, April 19.-Reproson- Mil IM Irman War Office Declares French and English Claims of Victory Are Pure Fiction-Heavy Thaws Prevent Movement of Heavy Artil lery In Carpathians, Says Petrograd Advices-John Wolert, Escape From War Prison, Is Released Berlin, vin wireless to Bnyville, L. I., ril IS. British and French claims victory on the western front are ftlieer inventions," according to an filial tatemi'iit issued today by the tjroffh'e here. The statements of the 'jeiny countries were declared to be "'untrue in every particular." In the region of Ypres and in other 'wn the British have bien ejected film iilvaneed trenches which' they ijtrp able to occupy during the early 'ijhtinf!, it was stated. The losses of X British troops have been extremely ,8vy near (lulinusten. tcon the Meiise and Moselle only rlillery duels are in progress, the .Venifnt declared, French attacks iit ('ombres, in the Vosges, have .l. Susslaus Hold positions. iMfOrad. April 19 With the move- M of artillery still impossible in rnrpathhins owing to heavy thaws, $iti( is confined to sporadic in ''! tugngenientH, according to dis itt'iti reaching here today. Sup "only by mountain batteries, the f ian torn', continue R. C, war prison. Relieving the United States will not return a political or military refugee to the country from which the escape was made, Wolert had secured work at West Seattle, when a United States immigration officer arrested him Sat urday. The charge against Wolert was that he entered this country without being examined, and it is known that the charges came through activity of Vancouver officials. Has Thrilling Experience. Wolen's story of his thrilling ex perience in miming the gauntlet of t'unndian troopers to freedom iu this country, was told Thursday to a Seat tle Star reporter. Lie was promised the papers protection. I'pon learning of Wolert 's arrest Saturday, tho Star prepared to bring habeas corpus proceedings in the fed eral court. In the meantime, .Mrs. Ifendrietta Kelly, at whose house the boy was staying and by whom he had been engaged to cut wood, telegraphed to the immigration officials that Wol ert had $10 in cash and a $30 contract for work With this showinir. Wolert. . i i '. n ! the inspectors decided, was entitled to 111 IHMU (ill 1 . ii . ... iion. which have been gained in ";" ' country and tne tact tuoo ot uou-rmmed attacks by tin tlmt 'if lla'1 Previously entered la with-iurttrn-nnman, ' ont examination was not held agninst Keiiewe.l efforts l,v the memv to re-1 . . , "Ptme the village of Wh-n taken bv ' 1S ""' e'0"J ti,ne Wolert 's lib- p Kmwians, have been repulsed with ' erty WM jeopardized bv United States f,vy losses. In the Ink region the1 '"""iKrotio" Wmm ho firNf Msnm torces are rapidly enncentrat-. ' '"' na'1 8uco,eded in crossing if f"r an attack which is expected to ,,lu )0r(l,r. but 14 miles south of the whip even Woodier fighting tli'in wns I'Med up by nCnitcd States " marked the ofiViMive first! IM,n"Kra"on olticer and turned over to acred bv the general staff nlr i ln Canadian official. Wolert, however. Ircli. More than Til.iliiii i,t, ;....' ...i ! .inniiiod off the train four miles within tne unneci Ntntes. Has His First Papers. According to information presented to the immigration inspectors at Sumns today, Wolert has his first papers to ucoumc an American citizen, Wolert wns imprisoned nt Xanaimo Hhnt'Hv nftnf Ilia mitlinlf r,P fl. rt. it is believe I ., . . i w,lt n ,np ' nnailian government accused ..v,...M ,, minims. asn lining car department of the C. P. R ;mnn pusoners tal;en duriixr the ting of the past month are now 'nre. to be en route to the interior 5, Hinsia. Complications Avoided, tattle. Wash., April Irt.- Tnter coinpiie him. nlnnir U'itlt tlinilV llllmr Hnrtnnnu ease Julin vi.,,t oi V. 1 .1 or 1)1 ,nK u 8l'r. no bad worked in tlie taped to this eitv tV ."no 'lining car depa ."' 1 ' ""s fr"' the Nannimo,'for tw0 years. YDAY CELEB R A TION AT WILLAMETTE IS TO BE EXCEPTIONAL EVEN! fen Leila Has Issued Proclamation Forbidding Work On uy i-ieremomes To Start Evening of April 29 With wade Through Streets-Track and Field Meet Sched- JM For April 30 and Crowning and Junior Play For May First San Francisco, April 19. Represen tatives cf the International Hahai cou-gre-s, which begau here today, shortly will oe sent to Kuropean capitals for the purpose of converting to the Dahai cult Kaiser Wilhelm, King George, President Poiucare, t.ar Nicholas and Kmperor Franz Josef iu the interests of universal peace. This was the assertion here today of I ha-lcs Mason Homy, Washington, D. I'.; 11. 0. Latimer, Portland, Ore., and 11. F. Ober, Calcutta, India, delegates to the Bnhni peace congress. Already, they declared, overtures have been made to the king of Wurtem burg by Major Consul Schwartz, of the German army. As early as last Sep temoer, according to Latimer, Major Schivartz was endeavoring to convert the king of Wurteniburg, who is subor dinate to the kaiser, and who, if he is won over, mnv be the one to approach Wilhelm. Remy and Latimer were iu Germany when the war started. Hut li witnessed some of the early campaigning. They declare that Major Schwartz is in charire of the linhui propaganda iu the German army, that he has won over man soldiers of the kaiser's legions, and Hint scores of Red Cross workers are 'nfluencing wounded men to join tho T'lihai and follow the teachings ot Abdul Paha mid Paha O'Allah, who friin led the Hahai movemout in Persia in 1S.11. The Bahai convention will hold daily meetings here this week. Among the speakers are Mira Ali Kuli Kali n, of Washington, and Hooper Harris, of New York. The Huhai hns vice presi dent!! iu every European capital and In ninny parts of Asia and the Orient. Remy is its American representative. LEO FRANK MUST HANG FOR MURDER OF GIRL County Court Tentatively Agrees To Take 20,000 Yards of Product XT. S. Supreme Court Denies Appeal For New Trial On Habeas Corpus Petition CaBe Stirs Country. Washington, April 19. Leo M, HARD SURFACED ROADS FOR COUNTY AT COST Question of Paving Street Jo Fair Grounds To Be Considered With the tentative, but not formal nor official agreement on the pnrt of the county court for Marion county to guarantee tci take 20,000 yards of the product for use upon the county roads, the establishment of the plant for the manufacture of hard-surface paving material ut the state penitentiary is practically assured, ami it will "now be up to the stnte board of control to sanction the proposition, ns made to them last Friday morning, of putting the plant iu. Since the ipicstion of whether or not a sufficient iiuiitity of tne paving material ctulil lie contract ed for to pay for the trouble ami ex pense of installing the plant was the point upon winch the decision of State Highway Eugineer Cantino an nounced today the appointment, effec tive April 20, of II. W. Holmes, of Portland, as assistant ngineer, to have charge of the bridges' ami such other duties us may be assigned him. Mr. Holmes takes over the wurk which has been under the direction and supervis ion of Mr. C, H. Pureed, of Salem. Mr. Purcell, who hns designed and super vised the construction, to date, of the arches and viaducts between Warren dalo and Houneville on the Columbia highway in Multnomah county, it is understoow will continue the work of supervision of said masonry under the direction of Rondmuster j. li. Yeon. The plans for the work in Multnomah county were prepared by the state highway commission under Mr. Pur cell's supervision, but the contract lias been entirelv under the direction of Mr. J. U. Yeon. SENSATION-HUNGRY, WOMENCROWD COURT Los Angeles Chief of Police Is On Trial On Charge of Immorality Sits Grim, Unsmiling. DISCLOSURES ARE TO BE IRC POLITlCAyiAMAGE CASE Barnes, Republican Leader, Asks $50,000 Salve For Rep utation, Which He Alleges Theodore Roosevelt, Ex President of the U. S., Smirched In Political Campaign -"Teddy" Pleads "Justification" as His Defense-Veil To Be Torn From Political History. Oeddos, Unitod Pross ngaiust the former president. Y., April 19. Twelve Surging crowds surrounded tl only tlie hoard of control hinged, the con sent of tho board seems now assured. If the paving plant is installed at the prison, to be operated ly convict labor, the muteriul for lianl'surfacing can lie obtained at the prison at 15 cents per squure ynril and can be luid upon tlio roads at iVom 02 to i" centi per sipmre yard, according to the dis tanco of haul. This means that Marion county, and the board of control in co oner.'ilinn -with tl nimtir ...;n .... I'rnuk must hang for the murder of abled to furnish all of the main trav Little Mary Phagnn of Atlanta. Ga..! eled road nut nr Hii ,.i, f... - .1: unless executive clemency is extended. of several miles, with a first-class hard- me i iiiu-ii. mines supreme court rociuy surlace tinish nt the very minimum 0I' ueiin( inc itppeui oi rruiiK ror a new trial. expense, or a mere trifle above actual cost ot linn nctiiin nm) lf,l.n H'l... il i .1 ...i . . . n ' .inc iignr iiiiougii uie slum conns j Jorming the work. per- ot i.eorgin ami on to tne lngnest tn-..li, cooperntioii with the state it is ....... i,B m., .,, mi proposed to Hun -surface mid east of Frank's Ue has held tho attention of the city, bevond the penitenU v the entire country lis appeal was distance of over u mile and to hard based on the ground that the rendering s.i. fa,.,, ,,e main roads south and north ., ' oi nuie'ii lor seveiul guilty was uiegai imismucu us rrauii miles wherever mucH iaiu roads are already laid, it is also proposed to take the matter up with the city council, by petition, later oil for co-operation with the count v iu hurd-surt'aciiig Summer street from Market, the present end of hard-surface pavement, clear to the fair grounds. H. W. Hatch, who has been working upon todav was upon a writ of hubeas corpus, .,lstr,n .., ,,l i I,, - . , , "isiriiinentul in biinginir tho u i n., . . . 1 was not iu the courtroom when tho jury reported. It was ulso claimed that the trial was marked by the greatest disorder, and tharFrank was not given fair dealing because of the sentiment which was kept stirred against him from the time of his arrest. The decision of the supreme court ' aiinea at I,,,, ' "t Ma up M.;',1'l ''x,V f,",fivl,i' are track, baseball and tennis and the tutf "'. l-cda Lent, of-n.ir teams. Next will come the soph- ''"ii ,.jt., .. ' 4 "'W proc-iinure ilusg in costume, followed bv the -:",'t lo r Ti, V: subjects, freshman class in similar manner'. The a" '"'I.. ,, rerrnin eiiil of (he parade will be brought niri.il,., ... , '."'r' .'"Viaiiinit on by the downs and iesters. io i,,,,!,. . ' :. ' o i conun i:1,, ""J.t ot May 1st. since (hi, ! -hi . ' , ""' .v"r when '4 :m I. ',, ' n""i rs are bl,i,ming tticir songs of Fri lay spent t" i:i """,v HI til "'ii fh.w :i:c moiuing, April Hu. will be cli':l lli li J mi III.. 1'n.nmiw he luitllli. , .... . .... . 1 ;,i , ,;, . i siu'it'iiis uii'i iiicuiiv, alter wnicii a '"' ti il an. cures - . .. . . 1. 1 ..uiiirr win ne serve.! on uie cum- J..-II1IS or , :,. f. . , . I.....-,, ...... I...II l through which a new trial wus sought, Mary Phngan, a 14 year old factory girl, was found murdered April 27, I Still, in the National Pencil factory at At lanta, .lames Coiilcy, a negro, was arrested but later accused Frank of the murder and on May 24 Frank was iuilicuted on Conley's evidence. Justice Pilnev read tne decision of the court, which held that the that Frank's rights had been violated because he wns no! present when the jury returned its verdict was lost be cause the objection wus not inised im medial el v before the triul court. "Frank's petition shows that, having been formally indicted for murder, he was placed on trial before a court ol (nmi 'tent jurisdiction, had a public trial which was deliberately held, had the benefit of co.iusel and was found guilty and sentenced pursuant to the laws ut the stnte. "it wus twi.e innveil before the trial court to grunt a new trial und once lo set aside the verdict. It has been heard three times belore the court of 'ast resnrt in Ceoi-giii, and iu every instance lias met with adverse action and the action of the trial curt has been nlt'iiuicd. Mis ullegations that hostile public sentiment und disorder iu Hid aluiiit the coiiitioiiin having im properly influenced the trial court and the jury against hiii1 have been rejected because this was found untrue in point ' -i '"e 111.. , i;i i I,, ""M. HI,,,. I and which '" to all. front of l.uusiiuuc hall to ad r mi im- i.uii.,ill( u,n (.vj,,.iec pi.'-iimulily jus In the ul'ternooii the track meet be- i tifvmif that fimliiiir and which he has r , ,. i tween O. A. ('., ( hemnwa and Williim- u.it pioluccl iu the present proceeding. " r tlie edict which ,,iii i... .,i .i.,, -; 1 1., ,,., . ; ..T... ..i.;,, i f...l Iter I field. This meet will be one of the ant's lawful rights were infringed be hiiru.'st to be ween in Salem this vcnr.',,i...u, I... u... i...t i.e. n.ilte.l tr. hp i.tm. T'.'.'i t;ir,,,l "lit In the ev.'ning the annual junior 'cut when the jury rendered its verdict d when a vrnii.l l.rom.iade will tnke i.t'ice on fli eattihus ' 1.... linen wet ..wi.le hecftuco it wn through the iu front of Katun hall. Miss F.liuo ' waived by his failure to raise the objw 't.v, led bv th Ohliliff hns rhnnre nt' the liriitueimde , ti.ti. In .l.u, nettHi... wIi.mi f. i 1 1 v- .u.ni'.iil to'liilvimt tl.il .....I . ... I... ...... .. .... t.. i, . ....w tt.ii n.e. in ...... ncn leiui.rt- nil- iu . "' IOI Ilie liicis. J! "itrl,.. -.-', Wl" present .1 sente-l, a few of which will be the "In nil these proceedings the state, J '"ii.u, "t V"''r"''," Citizen " liiuinr (iavotte. a dance, originated by 'through the courts, has retained juris ? ' H'ciit.'r '.) , v :1"T' "t the , the i'rench peasantry, which was danc-1 .li. tion river the del en.lniit and ha ! tli w"" tjneen Leila cd l.u thi? village green. Those who ; accorded him the fullest right and op' '"inii , , V- "''t in the will take part in it are: The Misses pf.rtunity to be heard according to e i ' ' 'l ie''" ' r0?al '"rriage.j Helen Wastell, Kuid Klliott, Klmo tlhl-1 tuldi-licd m.ides of procedure, nud now " 1 nt. tl. A,,. I'Mtnde ital , -. i, i ; "" tlie v1'1''!! and h. ...4: .m- ....- r It ... t 1.. tl IT. L.. , ..... ....... r.f i i ' ..iimie oi i inif, iaura noss, A.ia miss, nun. i.u.im-, , nocis nun in cnsio-iy lo pay uie pen .i .,.,. 1 '"'"''S- t ol-1 Hornce Cage, and the Messrs. .me - "iun i' "ige win f.low, Kinr, -Mai Hull, l.lov.l Mnsicr, Arne i M'"'K .I""' 'ricallv lighted. Walker. Finkhain (Jilbert, Joe Herhart .,-'! i ,'.'"1,"'arr 'lepartment and John Unry. of .., " '"en. on which the Thp details of the remainder of the tS ?,",fl' i be di.- -'-i'nv .Ving the sports of (Continued oa Page Five.) ioelaltv for the crime of which he has been adju lgcl guilty. " . Frank Is Unmoved. Atlanta, U., April lH.-Leo M. Frank apiared unmoved when In formed today that the Fnitej States supreme court had refused him a new up !o the hoard ui' control, esliiniit that this pavement can he laid ut a cost of not to exceed 73 cents per s.juaie yard to the property owners as against irl.u.j per yard, which has boon the ruling juice of the jmst under contract with private jiaving comjia Ult-9, The county court went over th mut ter thoroughly with Mr. J. 'j'raV of the asphalt jiaving couij.uiiy, who prop jiics to j.ut iu the ,lnMt, fully eijiiijijicil ami under the sujiervisioa ol j an ixjiert, altliouyh they havo jiracti.-: ally uecided to lake at least 2U,0UU yards of the ,uiug muteriul, formal; and linul ile.isi.in will jirobably not he reached until some time this week. The plant will be opciated by convict labor! and all that All. Truvis asks for the use ul the plant mi l the benefit of the1 exjert iu charge i l" cents per sipuue yard for the product, tho county and state to furnish nil material and labor! iu councctiiiii with the plant, i M COMBS DENIES EEPOBTS. N-'w York, Apnl lit. William F. Mi Combs today .b un d lejiorts from Wash ington that lie and bis wife were sep arated, lie said einihatically that no diff vnices exist, d between them, Iios Angeles, Cal., April 19. Thirteen men who may be chosen to serve on the jurv that will clear the reputation of Chief of Police Schustion or will have a legal stamp on the charges of im morality that have been made against him were jiassed for cause by the de fense before noon adjournment of the first day of the trial was taken. The prosecution was ireiared to begin its iiiestioning when the session wns resumed. Sebastian sat. among his attorneys, Rrim and unsmiling. He gruvely greeted his friends but refused to let his mind wander from the court. Mrs. Lillian Pratt, similarly accused of con tributing to the ileliiupieiicv of her sister, F.ilith Serkin, nge.l 17. sat near the chief, but the two made no attempt ai conversation. 1'he courtroom wns crowded with a curious throng, among the spectators liciug many women, iluinlrcils of per sons were unable to gain admittance to the courtroom, Sebastian's attorneys asked for li separate trial for their client, but the request was denied by Judge Wood, and the task of selecting n jury was begun. .1. Miiiiss, of l.os Angeles, wus the first mini to be examined. DIVERS COLLAPSE UNDERREAT STRAIN Report That Mon Had Recovered Proves to Be Unfounded, as Both Are ln Serious Condition. (By Bond P. nvracusn, i. r., April 111. twelve Siirmnir crowds surrounded the e.inrt. .ii.iuis MiiiHiHciury io tne iiuintil t hui mm umme, ts .nrri,.n A- ln.,.,.,it been secured in William names' $.10,-! approached the crowds' rushed toward lillll libe suit against Cu'onel Theodore him. With a' cordon of detectives nosh. Uoosovolt hero today when court recess-: inir thn nennbi h.ieli tl... ..nt,,.,., fri.... ed it noon. Attorneys for Humes ox- his hat iu resHinse lit applause, reached cased four veniremen on challenges, , the courtroom in satety. and left one progressive on the tenta-1 The siectaclo was ' repented when tive jury. - I it,., lies rirrived. Lawyers for Hoosevelt began (1ul.- Roosovolt ln Fine Humor. sting the talesmen at the ufterm ses- Colonel Hosoevelt seemed iu a film sion. When the noon recess wus tnken, . huulor. He wus gaily chatting with ad- iiisuce Andrews warned all jurors unit ! inirers when lla rues intere.l. The cole prospective jurors iiguiust discussing 1 tho case on the outside, nud ordered them to ret nun from reuding newspa per accounts of the proceedings. 1 Situation Is Tense, The situation iu tho court room was tonse when Colonel Hoosevelt uel looked blankly a! Haines und con tinued his talk. I Ionics ga.cd over I he colonel's shoulder and nodded to a friend on the other side of the room. When the work of angling IVir a jury hcenii, five talesmen were inimediiitolv and t excused, ns Ihev did lint desir.. in nerve. Humes entered their pnlitinil life iiiiiIii, guve the' judge plausible iiisons, death battle. F.xtraordiiinry eaio in The reiuniniiig 70 veniremen rose in a sitting the tnlesmeii delayed the final I hodv, and with right hands iirtiisod, selection of a jury. Counsel for llurnes j HWOn, to tell the I ruth while being on atteniite.l to submerge tho big iolitical the stand. issues involved und told veniremen'. The interrogations of Humes' conn that the suit was li personal defense ,. indicated that the plaintiff relies against Humes' gool name, and not n i on lustice Andrews to hold that tho political war. lloisevelt statement linking Humes' Hut, nevertheless, nil involved real-1 . with (hat of " Hoss' Murphy of ied Hint the result might change UhmTbiuiiimiiv Hall is in itself libelous. All nati ill's political iiinp, us well as t he I talesmen were asked if they would ul- I'nbli irecrs of both principals, lioose-! w ,,ntjnl considerations lo Infliiencn volt's future course of action regarding,' t la i r verdict. the 'cpiiblicuii imrtv wns known to be involved as well as Hnriics' political existence, including his reputed sena torial aspirations, . The plaintiff and ilelemlant sat bare ly ID feet apart. They ignored each nt her. Knell had scores of witnesses rendv to lestifv, Sv.uciise, N. Y April 111. Privule leteitivcs giuinlcd both Colonel II. lose veil .in, I William Hill ill's, when they nr rived nt the cirirl house here todiiy to be present at Haines' $.".0,11110 libel suit j BY BOND P. OEDDLB. (United Press Staff Correapomlent.) Syiuciise, N. Y., April lit. Mac hi no politics bossisni was the keyno'.o of tho trinl, begun here today, of William Humes' snil against former President Th lore Kimsevell, for f, 0,000 dam ages fur alleged libel. 1 1 rni's " llnss Hnriics" as he has been oft 'iillcd-asks the $.10.01111 rcpiitiitiiiii balm for being publicly (Continued on Pago Mix.) trial, and that he must hang for the murder of Mary I'lmgaii, 14, unless ex ecutive clemency is extended, "I tun disappi'inte.l, naturally," he sui.l, "but I will fight on." Frank's lawyers said they would im mediately cnriy the case to the lute pa .-dun b.iaiil. Washington, April I'd.-Ucpuits that Diver William L.iiigliiiuiii, imprisoned under water four hours neur the sunken submarine F l, and Ibvcr Frank Cril Icy, who went to his rescue, had fully recovered from their expci ieu. e, proved unfounded today when Hear A.lmiinl Moore, in chnrge of the raising uperii-i lions, reported to Hie navy dcpnitnieut that Loiighiuiiii wus in n sciiuus ..nidi tiou and that I'rillcy was very ill. rpm being drawn fiotu the water: Saturday alteruoon both men collapsed.' Loiigiiman wus pbncl m the re coiu- pression cliuiuber fur three hours and was lb''" pronounced out of danger. Ho siitlcrcl a relapse to. lav. ( nllev, according to Moore, is in even worse shape tin. n the mini whom he rescued, Heavy Fire Loss j In Portland Sunday Portland, Or., April III. Fire in the llluke-McFsll six story building at Fourth and Ankenv st'ccls. winch whs exliiigiinslicl early today niter a seven hours buttle, during which thirty fire men were overcome bv sinulie, did dam u(ic aggregating .'loii.noo. Tli i prinpical losers arc: HlnkeMc Fall company, wholesale paper, .fl.lo.ilou. Daiiingc to boil. ling, owned by Kills (I, Hughes estate ifi'iii.ooii. Portland Stationery nod W.,o,euware compHiiv tl ."i.iiuo. li.'.irge P. Ide and cnnip.'.n, Ii'iIIOIIO. W. II, Wnhl, iiicniidcscni lump company, t-".""1'- The firemen were resin..iaicd with piiltuotors. Most of the losses lire eoveied by iiiMiraiice. TAPPAN TO BE RETRIED. Jap Naval Base Plans Are Unfounded Washington, April 1ft. .Tiipnii is only endciivoriiig to snlvnge the wrecked cruiser, Asn inn, nud Iheie is no indica tion of jilans to establish a niiviil base ut Turtle Hay, occording to official re ports from Admiral Howard, in the hiinds of the navy department lodny. The iidmiral declared the only .Inpum'sc vessels nt Turtle Huy were the Asn mil, hard aground, one repair ship and two colliers. The report of the admiral wns based upon information r ived from the cruiser New Orleans, which visited Turtle liny. livery man is a promoter of his own inteiests. Harry Thaw Will Know Fate Next Thursday New York, April 111. Hurry K. Thaw will not know until Thursday what success his attorneys will have ill their fight to prevent the stnto auth orities for returning lilm to Matteuwun. After briefs were filed today in tho supreme court here, iu Thaw's tripli cation for II writ of hnbeiis corups, ad journment wus tiikcu for three days. If Judge Hendricks on Thuisduy denied Thaw's motion for n jury trial, the at tnriievs will nrgiie the merits of their ease in open court. You should hue your neighbor in spile of his spite fence. If wishes were mules, most bcgguri would have more kicks coming. Allies Launch Land Campaign Against Turkey, Says Expert The Weather . frtOfE I PON A Oregon: Fairlo j night, Tuesday j probably fair; ' variable winds, j variable winds, I mostly easterly. Washington, April 111. Favoiable rejiorts as to two Anieri.'siis imprisoned in Mexico brought, distinct relief lo the state ilc pnrtincnt today. Alfred Tappan of Sew York, who was under sentence of d.-ulh la ii.'hIhii is to be relrie.l before a court of law, Secretary Ilryan was advised. Tnppiui was charged with making bombs. The death sentence cannnot be imposed by a civil court for this offense even though Tappan should again be con victed. He was previously tiic.l by couit martial. Ijennard Worcester, whM was held by Villistus at ( hichuachiia, has been re leased, the il.'plrtmiilit was informed, Talk less and think more. Thi Is easy advi. to give, but uneasy to take. (By J. W. T. Mason, fonuor European ' MiUiagor of the Uliltod Pross.) New Yoik, April III.- The attempt of a Turkish torpeoo boat to sink a llritidi triinspo!t olf rhios Siilunlui brought the tnst oft'icial niinouueciiii'iit tlmt Liitish troops had been sent to the LeMiut for the operations against, Turkey. There have I n rumors to this olfc. t, but the only deliiiitu fact has been that the French .iiibuiked Hoops for Turkey a month ugo, but di verted them to Lgyd. 1 'I'be . 'Imago iu the French plan' was not due to the lit ssily of reinforcing the llnh-h n i my in Fgyjit. A enliven nt jilaee was desired, according to I'aris, to test the troops ien.ing the .oiii.iieiicciiieiit of the laud cnuipnigu iigninst Tuikey. S'hv there wns so long no interval between the nirivnl of the French mid llntish is a mystery. ' It is .ipparent that Inns were chiiuged lifter the French embarked for Turkey. The reason is kepi secret by tho Lou don and Paris governments. It Is proli able that the failure of the naval at tack no the llarduiielles foil ed the coo eliisi in that the Turks, directed liy the ' florm.ins, were more foriuidable adver saries thuu the allies worn first willing to limit. Then, it wus decided that I land operations iniuht also fail unless inrried nut by a Inrger uriny. This would explain the bo'dlng of th" French (mops In Fgvjd but not I ho debiv of the It. . I -1 1 in sending their ow II, Resistance Causes Surprise. Alter the t'usi siiock of sin prise cnused by the resislnnce of lint liar dun "lb s del', uses and the coiu'Iiibioii that the land force employed against the Turks must be of Hie greatest strength, i is probable that indecision miioc ns to the advisability 0f attempt' ing such a mrnemeiit. It was reuli.ed 1 1t ii ( these troops must be withdrawn from the present und irospeclive arm ies in Fiance and Hclgium and the ipies t m ii was whether the military exigen cies would permit the weakening of the couti.ieiitiil forces. Hence, the ileluy which lias ben the puzzling feature of the Turkish opeiations. Now Hint the llnli-li are positively kno vn in I ,e a n I in n will' is is seems to be a snl't n.liisiou that the I'.rit- ish le.-ided ill favor of a serious land movement against the Tul'. It. Is more ptobable that important gnins 'will result from the Turkish o, nations than at Neiive, I linppelle or St. Miliiel. The oiitsppointing outcome of llm west cm offensive was probably Hie ileterm iliine iutliience ot the iipjiaient decision lo transport a large nriiiv to Turkey. 'The lime is Hearing when the opening of the Inn. I ciiinpiilgii against Turkey will take irecc.lelice III interest over ! the .'Ighting elsewhere.