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- VOL. XLIV NO. 37.
t OMAHA, SUNDAY MCHZNING, ' IlIBItUAItY 21, 1915-F1VK SECTIoyS-TIIIKTY-SrX TAG1X
SINOLE (OrikS HVK -CENTS.
OFF WELSH COAST
Cainbank Torpedoed by German
. Craft in English Water With.,
out Any Warning
rOTTR,' OF CREW ARE KILLED
Another Norwegian Merchantman,
Bjarko, Strikes Mine and Goes
Down to Bottom.
FIVE 'TERRORS' HALT LTJSITANIA
'. LONDON, Feb. 20. The steamship
Camback. of Cardiff was torpedoed
today off Amlwych bay, Wales,- by a
German submarine, without warning.
The .third engineer and two fire
men of the Catnbank were killed and
another member of the crew was
drowned "while getting Into a boat.
The remainder of the crew was saved.
The Cambank had Just taken aboard
a pilot for Llverplll.
Worse Ship Sank.
, NAKSKOV, Penmate (Vta London),
r-b. 20.-Thc Norwegian steamer iyark6
truck a mine at S Vclock this morning;
rnd sank. The crew was saved. This Is
(iio wninH rllxsiiater to Norwegian ves-
i,nls f luce the German blockade took of
f.xt.' The Bjarko. laden with coal, was!
mi its way from Lelthto Nekskow.
The tank steamer Beliidge, the first
Norwegian vessel to meet with disaster
ir the war sons established by Ger
many, after the German decree went Into
eft'eer, was torpedoed yesterday by a
mbmarlna near Folk stone .- and was
b-uuhed, badly damaged. The Bjarko was
a small vessel 128 feet .long and 2) tons
Itross. , -
Liner l.usltnnta Delayed.
NEW YORK. Feb. 20.-The British
liner I.usitatila reached New York to
day from Liverpool, , having ' mads the
trip, its officers said, without finding; it
necessary to hoist th United States flag.
On the outward voyago the liner sailod
s.nder tha Stars and Stripes while tn the
Jrlsh sea. - , .'-".
Four of the German submarines neptYplther the British or German "notes
the bis vessel at ancnor ' In ths Merzy
or nearly five ' hours -af tsr It lef W its
lock, until an hour or morf after night
fall, according to passengers. Ths ship's1
officers said they were waiting for fav-
i .w.-.,ii.aT vM..aJsle. but will stands firmly on Its
i tfc evnin-. Then ths Luaitant m. i
ceeded at full speed down ths channel tn
the darkneas. , . ' '- "'.'.
Rough weather prevailed during; ths en-'tirsr-Toyago
across the -Atlantic and the
Vessel, aweraged, only a little wet twenty
knots. ' Once clear of the Mersey, ths
Lusltania did sot stop till It reached New
York, but carried Its Liverpool pilot,
jDurant. across the Atlantic and landed
him here. He probably will return on the
game ship. According to Captain Dow,
tough weather, prevented the pilot from
leaving the ship.' .
MISSOURI "PACIFIC BILL
DUG OUT OR-THE DISCARD
(From' a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN. Feb. iO.-ri Special.) At, ths
request of attorneys for ths Missouri
Pacific railroad, the houss this morning
dug tip IT. R. SW. from its fcrave and
cut It back to the commutes on cor
porations for further consideration. This
bill is an amendment' to the stock and
Jjontis act or 1909. It permlta railroads
end '.publio servica corporations, to 'cx
hango thc,lr common stock outstanding
for preferred stock. When tha same Is
aanctloncd by two-thirds of the stock
holders and approved by the nSlway
tcminisKlon. - '
The bill has the endorsement . of Rail
way. CoriimlBslonors Clarke and Taylor,
but Is opposed by Commissioner Hall. ' It
was on Hall's recommendation that the
corporations conimlttse, .several days ago
voted to lndcfintely postpone the bill.
FOR VERIFICATION OF
' REGISTRATION LISTS
fFrom a Ptaff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, Feb. 20. tpeelal.) The
J,lllleges' and elections', committee -of
tho hottae reportel out the verification
riBtration bill lr.troducea ty tne
Omaha, with a
delgtion to apply to
recommendation tor Its
The bin provide for a sworn statement
f rom l,U;I, rooming house and board
ing l.oue keepers thirty days before
election, showing all votrs at their
placa of business or living under, their
roof. This is filed wth . the 'election
commissioner and verification of the
registration Mat made. '
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and make purchases from the villagers. Note how the soldi
Mm a tMWinfwn
United States Will Not Yet Reply to
English and German Notes, but '.
, Will Await Developments. ,
PROTEST TO BRITAIN EFFECTIVE
WASHINGTON, ,.' Feb. 20. The
i;'ntti States probably wlU make no
rilj;-tar the present, at least, to.
regarding, respectively, the use of the
'nicican flag on foreign vessels and
the dangers to ' neutral , shipping" In
HJis naval war tone about the British
Warning -. against . , destruction of
warning . agalaat., deatructlon
American lives or vessels."
Many' of ftoiaU. who 'know the situ
ation expect eome further. move In
vent of aa pveft act.. '
- " ' -
Thia was Indicated . In hjgh official
qttarters today, after the official texts of
the communications had been -read. .
The-documents will be further- exam
ined. however,- to determine whether
thera la anything In either note which, if
not answered now, might be construed
later as an admission. .
: In the oass of the note to Great Britain
Objecting to any ' general use of ths
American flag by British vessels, the
communication from" Khgland was not
regarded as altering tho original warning
of the TJnlted States against the measure
of responsibility which would seem to be
Imposed on England if any American ves
sels or Uvea were lost as a result of such
general practice, although the denial of
any Intention to make frequent use of
the neutral ensign wss reassuring to of
Waralasr Covers Croud.
The American government already, it
was pointed out, has stated In emphatic
Utapttage ttiat Germany wou,ld bs held to
'itrict arconntablnty" for any loes'ot
American vessels ' or.' lives," and ' this
warning Is construed by administration
officials to be sufficiently broad also to
cover any Injury to American cltUens
aboard belligerent vessels. - ". '
. Some high officials are urging that tho
United States,' having made Its position
ewf flclently clear In Its correspondence
with both Germany and Great Britain,
should now remain silent and observe de
velopments. The arguinents in both the.
untun and German communications I
charging violation of the rules of Inter-
nattonal law and warefare, It Is held by
iimwiBiB government onu-ials, are of no
concern to the United States. The break
ing down of the doctrines of International
law as between the belligerents does not
In ' the ivlew of the h!nh officials here
affect the statue of those rules as be
tween the United State snd Great Britain
and Germany, with whom this country Is
at peace. ' ' '
' farther Tarleya Opposed.
The 'position of tlte United States Is
baaed on the right of a neutral to demand
certain UsatmtMit for its ships anjl. com
merce rcKardlets of tlie reapactlva actions
Of the billlgcreuts.,, Further correspond
ence with the belllgerriita la opposed by
many officials on the ground that the
American government ought toot to be
drawn into a difc'uoeioa of the charges
which Great Britain and Germany have
made toward each other.
There is every prospect that the long
Erltiah note replying to the American
protest of December 28 on the subject of
contraband will bring forth' a rejoinder
from the United States. The discuiutlon
is one of the academic principtea of lnter-
(Contlnued on Page Two, Column Four.)
- At Ossowetz Fort
PETPjOGRAD (via London). Feb. X
The German forces have been ' badly
beaten at ths . fortreas of Ousowcts,
twenty frilles northeast of Lomsa, In Rus
sian Poland, after a stubborn artillery,
battle. acCTdng to a Velegram from the
ItuMian geneial staff t a high per
sonage here. Ths Germans are Reported
to have suffered heavy losses ami aret
nuts retreating to tho Lm1 Prussian
; 7 IN DISEASE FIGHT
federal Sanitary Board Association
Urges All States to Assist Got -.J
' f ernment in. Its Fight- "
'' (From m "Staff Correspondent.)- .'
LINCOLN. . Teh. 30. (Special.) Resolu
tions asking compliance with the federal'
regulations for the' control and eradica
tion of the foot and mouth disease were
passed by the United States I4ve Stock
Sanitary Board association, from a meet
ing of which at Chicago Dr. L. Kigln,
recently resigned state' Veterinarian1, baa
Just returned. ' , , . .--,
Although the foot and mouth disease oc
cupied the center of the stags, according
to Dr. Klgin,' other subjects came In for
their share of discussion by some of the
most noted experts in the country,
.' . ' J'llinn Broome Fuloiu,. ', .
The motion pictures taken y Dr. L. C.
Klprln oh'the subject of "Bovine Tuberculosis-
and- Milk (sanitation."1 bid-1 niv- to
become famous. The pictures, which
compose some ,000 feet of film, were
taken at various points in Nebraska-during
the. last year and were exhibited at
the meeting of the Missouri Valley Vet
erinary Medical , assopiation at Kansas
CityalV'thls -month. ... .
Drv Ransom, chief of the biological Q
partment of the government, has written
Dr. KljlT, sskln him to send , tl1 em to
Washlnsiun tliat either duplicates er sim
ilar' plrturrs may; be made, for use
throughout' the country. ' Wyoming and
New York are. two states that desire the
pictures. ; ,.' T';' '
.The- state la pretty well covered In the
paUure.7. .Some model dairy barns, are
shown.' ' Many ot the scenea are lald.tg
Ilia Sotitii Omaha packing houses, .where
the est He are seen on the killing floor.
Tubercular lesions are viewed. The gov
ernment inspectors are seen tracing out
the uleas-;d glanda.
nd in fuct ths pic
tures are in themselves a liberal educa-
tion on toe particular subject whlchAhey
' Phone Dlapnte. ' , ,
Warren Prstt,, euperlntehdent . of the
Kearney Telephone company, and Guy IC
Pratt, general superintendent of the Ne
braska Telephone company, were tn coni
ferdtice.wlth the railway oommlcslonere
this niyming trying to patch up a differ,
enoe that has' arisen between the two
companies In the matter of tolls. ( I
. The Bell " people have - refused to re.
ceivs,- according to the !laformal com
plaint that has been filed,' long distance
telephone messages from" the Independent
people at Kearney In exclusive Bell terri
tory. The Idea is said to.be that both
have toll lines for a part of the way.
Germans 'Buying '
' Turning Lathes
(Corretpondenc of the Associated Presa)
HASKL. Feb. H.-The Germans are of
fering te purchase all the German turn
ing lathes supplied to Swihs customers up
to three years ao, paying the full price
for same and a bonus up to l&O per ma
chine extra. . . -
BILL PREVENTS HAULING1 .
VOTERS FOR REGISTRATION
(From a Ktaff Correspondent)'
LINCOLN, Feb. .-8pecUl.)-Amn
the bills reported from standing gommlt
tees today, wse H. R. 223, by the Doug-
jl&s county delegation, to forbid hauling
voters to places of registration. Its pur
pose is. to. apply the same restriction on
registration days as Is now provided for
by law at elections. The bill was recom
mended by the" prh tl-ges and elections
conjoJtU-e fur faaae.. . -
cldiers on the marc through
er " undled up against the
TEUTONS PROTEST '
TO i il E : PRE SIDENT
Oemany and Austria Complain that
f SftbmSLrines Are Being Shipped
tnmlt. 8 to Canada , ;' '
'fc. ' "
rotra anEsvAEE - mentioned
; "yVASHINGTON, Feb. W.-aermanyana
Austria, through their embassadors here,
complained -to the State department to
day -that submarines were' being built In
the United States for Great Britain and
shipped In- parte to Canada. : - i
'In a statement en the subject the Ger
man embassy says;
' ."The plants of Bethlehem and the Union
Iron 'Works at ; San Francisco are. ao
cording to 'reliable information, sending
the component' parts - of submarines
ordered by the '.British g-overnmmt to
Canada. Submarines for England . also
are being built at Boston ,and Seattle."
Charges Foreign ;":
,:Shipping Controls :
: Bodrds of Trade
WASHINGTON, Feb.' . -Charges that
representatives of foreign shipping In
terests control principal .committees-of
many chambers of commerce, boards of
trade and maritime exchanges have
'hotey-eoinbl" the American ' maritime
field were reads today by Wallace
Downey, a New York ship broker, before
the special committee Investigating the
alleged lobby against the administration
ship WU. ' ' . -
Downey told the committee he was the
organiser ot the United States Merchant
Marine association which restricted its
membership to Americana having no con
nections with foreign shipping Interests.
Secretary Walsh wanted to know why
that discrimination was made.
"The maritime field ef this nation," re
piled Downey, "has been honeycombed
with representatives of, the foreign ship
ping Interests. Innumerable organiza
tions, such as chambers of commerce,
boards of trade and maritime exchanges,
have been formed In this country. Rep
resentatives of foreign shipping Interests
have Joined then organisations, secured
control of the principal committees, and
whan, the organisation takes. a stand on
a. maritime matter where ths 'line muat
be drawn' between foreign "shipping In
terests and American Interests, they dic
tate the resolutions. Thus, you gentle
men In congress and other legislative
bodies do not' get the real American
viewpoint In ' such ntattors. ' For this
reason ws made the limitation."''
WASHINGTON. Feb. 20,-The first
counterfeit of a federal reserve 'note has
appeared. It is a K nate of the Dallas
federal reserve bank, printed from poorly
executed stched plate, the secret servico
says, oo two. pieces of papur ulh silk
threads" between. The note Ira quarter
of an Inch shorter. than the. genuine. note
and Chief Flynn aays Is suoh a poor
place of work that it should be readily
I ' - - , ' 1
The: National 1 Capital
Ba(ardar IVbrsary 20, 101.
Work was resumed on the laglslalbv
sppropriaiiun bill and provisions fur an
esricultursi reiutua was eliminated.
Tho committee, lnvetlKatlng ohnrtre of
a lobby axaiiiat tue t 1 bUl rettuiited tuX
Iebate was eontlnued OU the dJplo
maUu approprtaUoa btiU
Poland stop at a small village
RUSSIANS FLEE IN;
' THREE DIRECTIONS
Berlin War Expert Announces Cap-
, ture of Additional Towns in
, ' Northern Poland.
ATTACK ON PR2EMYSL ON AGAIN
; BERLIN, Feb. to. (Via London.)
Explaining the ' situation in. tba
east, Major Moraht, military expert
for' the Tageblatt, points out that re
ports ' from , general ' neadquaHera
Bhow' the pursuit of tlja Ruaslatia is
continuing In thraa directions. The
northernmost has resulted tn the
capture or Tauroggen, but not with
out soma fighting along tn Una from
Tlltiit to Tauroggen. The RuBfltaps,
however, goon were forced to retreat
again. Major Moraht says, and lt.ap
pears that no reinforcements . have
been sent them from Kovno. Ha con
tinues: ' ' '; '- . '
"There atso 'haa beea righting north
west of Grodno, .nrobably aralnat . th
fortress garrison sent ahead against the
Germans. The situation Is just as favor
able In the district of the Narew river
near Lomsa, where the Germans still are
contending with apparently fresh Russian
troops from the fortress at Iomia. '
"Thia whole movement Is ,the result of
the Masurian lake victory. ' it was well
prepared , and . splendidly earrtsd out to
cover the right flank of the fortified line
north f Tarsam."
Major Moraht declared the . wentern
situation shows daily the tionslassnsss ot
the allies' offensive and adds:
"Our procedure there stands In a cer
tain degree under the pressure ef general
conditions. We must, like General Lee,
eoanaon ror the time cur bold warfare.
and restrain ourselves to steady holding
RaMlaem Romhard Vrseaar-al,
GTNilVA. Fsb. i.-(Vla Paris ) A dis
patch from Cracow says ' ths Russians
have begun to bombard Przemysl with
new heavy artillery, and that they' have
driven the Austrlane back along the line
of Krosno-Jaslo Oorllco." The Austrlane
are reported to have - suffered y avy
losses In the last three day at Wyskow,
near DukU paas.
Stone Feirs Engineer
Kills Manager Who;
Orders Surprise Test
CHICAGO, Feb. 10. Warren 8. , Stpne,
head' of the Brotherhood of Iooomotive
Engineers told the board of arbitration
In the western railroad wage arbitration
today, that 'for two years he had been
haunted, by the fear thst some engineer,
his nerves shaken by a surprise efficiency
test, would essasalnate the operating of
ficial who ordered the test Mr. Stone
SDoke earnestly In the course of a session
devoted to the demands of the men that!
unfalr surprise tests be eliminated, and
which discussion ended with both sides
as far apart as ever.
A. - W. ' Trenholm, general manager of
the Chicago, 1st. Tsui. Minneapolis
Omaha rail mad. In the witness rhair said j
he oould not write a rule, which wouM
meet all the conditions on all ra,l"ed.
and yet Satisfy the men. lis irifctcrt thot
the roadg do pot sanction tests .:) on-
danger the lives , of the r.'.on, slthoih
sucJi (tests, through mlal.es ,of Individ-
uals, miglit. occaaiouaily be made.
."Engineers .are a- f Ml l-blooded, I cour
ageous class of men snd not given to
Jumping from their ekbs in a 'fit ef
nerves, V said Mr. Trenholm.. -
"Nevertheless," constant hammsrlng
wear f out t even . the ' strongest nerve,"
put In Mr. Btone. "I know of one'rea-.!
who -,wi sub1oted to forty-five t'jsls' in
sixty days, and It la my belief that nerves
are at -ths "bottom of, tbe two or three
suicides a month which show on our In
surance recordsv. Honestly, gentlemen. I
have boon haunted for two years with
the fear that some engineer, with bis
nerves unstrung by one of thus teats,
should kui tha manager responsible tor
tie condition," . . .. . , . . .
PANAMA FAIR IS
NOW UNDER WAY
Wilson Gives Signal iVoraally Open
in; International Exposition at
DAY OF TRIUMPH, SAYS JOHNSON
SAN FRANCISCO. Feb. 20. The
Panama-Pacific International expo
sition was formally opened at noonv
today, Paoaflc coast time.
1 President Wilson," In the White
House, by the touching of a button,
completed a telegraph circuit which
autoraillcslljr worked a relay key In
the flreleea station at Tuckerton, N.
J. Instantly powerful electric waves
leaped' out across tbe continent
A fraction of a second later they
were received on arlals strung from
the Tower of Jewels, la the exposi
tion ground. Another relay instru
ment transmitted thera to apparatus
which swung open the doors of the
Palace of Machinery, unloosed the
pent waters of the Fountain of en
ergy and detonated signal bombs In
token ot receipt.
Day f Triumph, Say Go-rerwer.
"Today hi the triumph," said Governor
Johnson, speaking for California, "of s
San Francisco that nine years ago lay
prostrated tn ruins."
Owing to the presence of Secretary Lane,
representing President Wilson, there was
no exchange by telephone, es had been
planned, of messages between the White
House and. President Moore of the expo
sition. . Instsad - Secretary. Lane trans
mitted the greetings of President Wilson
and .In return announcement was sent te
him by telegraph that the exposition was
"Thia la .the world In epitome," said
Dr. Frederlok J. V. Skiff, the d!reotor-4n-chlef.
In a brief dedicatory address.
"Within the enclosure of these exposition
grounds there are no foreigners. AH
may stand and stop upon this soli as It It
were their native land."
Lane and Johnson March.
Salvos, of artillery salutes,, shrieking
wlrlstlee and sirens, psallng belle, rolling
drums and piercing fifes had wakened
the city at dawn. The dsy had been de
clared a legal holiday and nearly alt the
business houses and factories were closed
to permit their employee to march in the
glgantle parade, which early took posses
sion of the grounds. . .
Marching in the parade were Secretary
Lane of the Department of , the Interior,
representing President. Wilson: Governor
Johnson, the senate and assembly of
California; the governor and entire legis
lature of Nevada, Mayer Rolph D San
Franolaoo. Mayor Rose of Los Angeles
and the mayors ef many other California
cities, j-' ' ' l
The funnel aspect ef the dedication
was made as short arid simple as ps-
timet - ' -
, l rtlreyv states soldiers and marines
escorted Secretary lane,' Governor John
son aad the other officials to a stand facing-
the main entrance to the exposition,
where i they were .welcomed by President
Charles C. Moore and the other executive
officers.! r ' . . '
Secretary Lane's Addrves. 1
In opening his address Secretary Lane
said in part:- . : ' '';!
"To you. President Moore and to vour
colleagues, ladles and gentlemen, I beer
the congratulations of the nation on the
opening of this International exposition.
This morning I have from the president
the, following telegram:
Please convey my hearty eongretula
tlone to the authorities of theeDostUoi
and express my hope that their highest
expectations for its distinguished success
will be more than realised. "
AH records for 'opening; day attendance
at world's fairs were broken by the ex.
position. Less than two hours aft th.
gates had opened and while the crowds
were still streaming In, the turnstiles
showed ISo.Ouo admissions as aeeinat l7 .
4 6T.T for the Chicago fair tn 119J, and 17S.4U
lor tw M. Ixuip fair In liKH.
Mme, Bernhardt Will
Have Leg Amputated
on Sunday Morning
PARIS, Feb. 'jO. Maurice Bar res. who
Is conducting a campaign to aid war crip
ples, has received the following telegram
from Ssra. Bernhardt: -
"Tour last articles, an appeal for the
Invalids of the war. touched me deeply,
perhaps, beoause I am going to have my
leg cut off Sunday and thus Join the
great army of the mutilated. I oould
have kept my leg If I had been willing
to live stretched on a sofa. The aur
geons asked me to gv them five months,
but I refused. Why? Because longing
for the theater filled me. I would rather
be mutilated than powerless.
"Work Is my life. I want to work
again, and thus, reeovering my gaiety, I
hope to use again all thst rorce of art
which keeps me up, and will keep me up
until I pass into the world beyond the
grave. Therefore I wish to tell vou.
on th 1 our positions tor your
mvwuas in our theater. Forgive me for
peaking much about myself, but you will
understand why I bare done so. Think
of me on Sunday morning."
Recluse at Auburn
Gives School S1.000
f ATCHISON, Kan., Ftb. 30 (Special
jTeCtgram.) Henry . Knot ten berg, h! years
iriMiii Bna reciuse, wno has lived
ra Auourn, jseo... ror years wtthiut ss
soolaUng with his neighbors, today dug
np 11,000 In cash wblcl. he had hidden
nod. gave it to Dr. R. B. Berry, presl-fl-nt
of the Midland college of Atchison,
f While he was soliciting funds for .t lie
college In Auburn the hermit said he
wanted his money to be used to sducete
Kansas boys and girls. President Berry
had mat Knollenhtrrg in Auburn,' when
tie went there and had told him about
Midland's campaign to secure another en
dowment of :ao,ouo.
Khollenberg went noma, returning In a
short time with tl.OuS cash. He gav It
to Pr. Berry, turned around and went
tlDiTAm nn nvr
: FORMAL GLOSl. J '
Note to United States Says, nowtrer, j
that All Food Destined for
Germany Will Be Declared
Contraband. . . ",
MORE FIGHTING UPPER POLAND
Belief at London that Hindenburg is
Trying to Flank , Warsaw .
, from the Nortfc.
BATTLE DEVELOPING ON PEUTH
The Day'g War News
FREWCH An' imiTISIt wavafctpe
beawa a womfcardaient of the TarWw
lah frtlflflae yestsnrday at
.mailt of h Dardanelles. . As of
ficial statement Issued la Landoa
aaya the aeroplanes are eo-Aprat-.
in with the war hi P tn the
tacka, which had "considerable
FIOHTIXO la Frame ssad Balaiam
aopareatly la Increasing; la se
verity, radar's official r aorta
' front Paris and Berlin show that
the French attempted to break'
throngh the Gonna line at w
. points toward the eastern end aad
that the ermaaamad aa aaaaalt
a the trenches of Belgians wtth
eat effective Important reaalte ta'
. any rase. ' 1
RUSSIANS have henna a new attack
oa the fortified OaHelaa elty of
. Prsentyal, whose resistance ef the
besiegers month after month haa
. been an of tho troaa tea tares of
the esasslft la the cast.
HtSSIABTH have grained a aseasar
of aaeeeas near Dakla Pnaa,' where
the Anstrlana am said tm aars anf
fered heavy leasee la the last few
UBahTAW aeeonnte any perantt ef
tha Rnsslane eontlaaee aad has
renal ted la the winning at eevernl
Polish cities and towns. London
believes, however, that the first
rash of th Oormaaa Into hostile
territory after expelling th Rws
alaas from East praasla fcas beea
LONDON, Feb. 20, The third daf
of the Oerrna sabmatlna blockade
waa asbered in without Great. Bri.
tain's retaliatory policy, daolarinj; all
food destined for Germany to be ab
solutely contraband, being, daflattely
promulgated through, the foreign, of-
1- WW- T 1 . 1 l i a . a
i'lii, mi ununu repiy to toe Ameri
can not regarding; the WUholmina
Incident presages that such . action
will be taken and as tb document
points out. Great Britain hopes when
It takes this step to meet with no
objection from neutral countries.
On the West Front. '
German movemsnta on th nnrthrn .
tremlty of tha eastern battle front hold
first place in the military situation, par
ticularly so aa potrograd bellevee that
Field MareHSl Von Ilindonhurir la tilr...
to flank Warsaw from the north, a tasK
which the Russians think Is rather e.r.
Ing and fraught with great risks unions
the German commander's force are over- '
The first rush of the Germans over the
Esat Prussian frontier seems t hava
spent Itself. The Cermana now aio re
ported to be locked with Russian rein
forcements at many points from the Is'ie-
(Continued on i age 'i wo, Uuluina iour.
Giyo Minstrel Clior;
RAVKfWOrTI Kan., Tib. n-rif-'
ty-flve unguarded prisoners from the
federal military piiaon at Fort Leaven-'
worth earns lnt town on an electi r
last nlg1ifv toff, 1 Jn line. bea.if tr a;
band, march-' t t a theater: where they
av nrtiMitr. 1 pfrrom:i,'.a SJtd re-",
turned to the prt.ti wih R.-t a mla ml,
ing. The party was accompanied only by
the pr'aon chaplain, under whose dlreo-'
tlon the performani-e was given. , The T
prisoner minstrels p'ayrd t capacity
house and the proceed of Ilia affuir wlii '
go to the American Rp.1 Cr-e
25ct3. pr 50 ctg.
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