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THE OMAHA SUNDAY BEE: MAKCII 14, 1915.
Auxiliary Cruiter Bayano Torpedoed
Off Scotland and Only Twenty
Six of Crew Escape.
COMPARATIVELY STW STEAMER
LONDON, March 1 J. Great Brit
ain haa lost, another of ita ar ven
eris aa a result of Germany'e aubma
rlne blockade. Tha auxiliary cruiser
Bayano, with a crew said to aggre
gate about 216 men. baa been Bunk
nomewhere In watera surrounding
the British lalea by a hostile torpedo
Only twenty-ix men are known to
bare survived the diaaater and the
BriUah admiralty believes the othera
on board the Bayano periahed.
aak la Xtirth Ckaaael.
An unofficial report eaya the Ger
man underwater boat did Its deadly
work off the coeet of 8coUand, In
the North Channel, the gateway
from the AUantlo oean Into the
The aunrtvora having been landed
at Ayr. Scotland, aeema to give au
thenticity to tble report.
Rr A4llr. j
In 1U .tatement ef the tfetr. the ad-1
mlraltr ey: .
"Ob the leventa of March wreckage of
th Bayano and bodies were dlwri. j
and cln.umste.noes point to It having
btn sunk by an enemy torpedo.
Eight officers ana eighteen men were
rtwud. bit tt la feared that the re
mainder of the craw were lost.
"The captain of the Belfast steamer Ces
tlereath. reports peaslng Thursday mora
ine a quantity of wracaaa and dead bod
lea floating in life belt Ha attempted
to evareb for paealbl survivor, but waa
prevented by the presence of an enemy
submarine, whleb gave chase for twenty
RMrir VlTm Let. ,
The Belfast correspondent of the Dally
Taleararh aaya the Bayano was tr
padatd Thursday nomine at t Celaok eft
Cornwall Point, Wlatewnhlr. Soot
land, and that nearly No Mrs were loot
aa the cruiser san elmeet Immedtataly.
The vessel bad a crew at about men
. Wigtownshire la the eonthweaternreost
county In Scotland. It Ilea on the North
ChanrMri. which leads lata the Irish Baa
from the Atlantic
The Bayano waa a eeroperntwely new
eteemor. It waa built at Oleagow in Mil
and waa owned by Elder 4k FVffea be
fore It waa taken over by the British
(.tvernment and fitted out as aa ntrrfllary
crulwr. , I
, The Bayano waa of tone displace
ment and (It feet long.
Aftaat aa Rait.
The snrvlvora of the Bayano were res
cued by the Belfast steamer Balmerlno
and the armed merchantman Tars, They
were afloat on a raft 'Another a earner
picked up one of the Bayano'e lifeboats
which waa adrlrt and also two of na ran.
The survivor were landed at Ayr.
The captain of the Itatmertno, In an ln
" terrlew with the Dally Telerraph's corre-
apondent at Belfast, said he picked the
wen off a raft . si
Two ef the men." said the captain,
had ne other clothes than ehlrte and
there only their aleeplnn garment. One
bad an ugly wound on Ms head and waa
oevered with Mood, while nearly all ef
them were bruised and bleeding. They
were more dead than eltve from wet. eold
and exposure, but cheered us aa we seared
them. Boats were lewered and the men
were transferred." '
Are Far Oeae,
The Captain aald that two of the res'
cued men were so far gone that In
another half hour be believed they would
have perished. Eirbtsen of the men en
the raft. Including two doctors, were
removed to the Beimarifto.
A boat waa making a second journey
to the raft, when the aimed merchant
man Tare arrived M the scene and took
off the remaining eight survivors.
"The ' men were given warm clothing
snj rtstoratlTes," oer. tinned the captain
"They were overjoyed at their rescue.
They aald the Bayano aank within a
fear minutes after being torpedoed. There
waa a terrlflo explosion and the veeeel
went down by the bow. The ei plosion
urea ted a great amount ef are see and
noma of the Ufeboate were smashed and
WILSON GIVES OUT
JOBS LONG WAITED
FOR BY FAITHFUL
CCOntlnued from Taaa On
Villa Promises to
of J. B, McManus
fcU PASO. Ter.. March lJ.-Qanaral
Frenwo VIHe, upon rseatvlnf Informa
tion retarding the killing by Zapata
aoldlera of the American, John B. Mc-
Manua, Ulegraphed the Associated Press
a statement reoetred here today, as fol
lows: 'Since we have no communication with
the capital of the republle we have no
kuowledse of ita occupation by the forces
of Zapata, for have we knowledge of the
happenlnge In that place. But we will
secure Information and If any disorders
hava boon eommttud, society may have
complete confidence that those to blame
will be punished by application of the
penalty they deserve."
Thl wa telegraphed under data of
)eetcrday from Monterey.
Tuompfclna. wtioae commission expired
Dwwtnhr 1 114,
Manchewter. Edward M. Carr, vice How
ard I Bann. removed.
South Dakota appointments:
Hitchcock, George A. Toe, vloe T. M.
Wetertown. John W. Martin, rtoe C.
B. Williamson, eommbnton expired Feb
ruary a, 191S.
Alpena, Henry 1L Hatch, office became
presidential. January 1. 11 J.
Hurley, II. K. Ran born, vice J. A.
La ad officer Came Next.
Senator Hitchcock will hava a confer
ence with Secretary tana next week with
a rlew of reaching an agreement aa to
the land of Dona in Nebraska appoint
ment of registers and receivers now
Judge W. D. MoHugh of Omana. who
haa been In Washington since yesterday
on matters baforo the Interstate Com
merce commission, left for Nebraska this
. JUJSSIA IS DEAD
(Continued from Page One.)
to consider terms of neaea. the tide
turned and practically the entire nation
united in demanding the selection of
Witte aa plenipotentiary. At the Ports
mouth conference he succeeded In gaining
terms under which Russia was not obliged
to pay a cash Indemnity to Japan. This
waa considered a remarkable achievement
and Wltte became a hero In hie own coun
try. The emperor rewarded him for his
services by appointing him a count
Rannorter of Jews.
Wltte throughout hla career waa re
garded as a supporter of the Jews. On
several occaaiona he made public utter
ance of hla belief that the govarnmenv
ahoutd cease Ita persecution ef the Jewe,
and after hla second marriage be exerteo
hla Influence to thla end.
The oount'a second wife, whom ha mar.
rled shortly after he became minister of
finance, was a Jewess. She waa an ex
ceedingly clever woman and tortos have
oeen told ef her speculation upon the
Bourae and the profits aha mad a
It was one of Wltte'e ambitions after
hla eeoond marriage to secure social
recognition for hla wife. Thla waa m.
fused him even during the height ef hla
power aa minister of finance, it waa
even aald that the emperor eaoe informed
him blunUy that he muat forget that be
waa married. Victory, however, came at
last when be . waa given the title of
count and appointed premier. The em
press received Countess Wltte at the
palace at Peterhof, imperial recognition
oeing ine open-eeeame to all doors.
Fleet Freaate af Raaala.
' 11 was at this time that the Russian
people began elamorlne harder than
for a share In the government "When the
imperial manifesto waa Issued which
granted some ef the demands. Wltte be
came premier In Russia's flrit m.i
Inet on October II. 1906. m, appointment
as pre Wont of the ministers wm an-
Bounoea a week later. The next day he
pledged himself to support the plan for a
convocation of the National assembly.
Becauee ef the Influence of the powerful
Interests opposed to democratic reform,
he experienced considerable difficulty In
forming a oablnet The liberal refused to
life a finger to aid nlm. At the eeoond
session ef his oablnet en November 11
a project waa considered foe placing the
Council of the Bmntre on an eleotlve
Thla was n difficult period In the In
ternal history of Russia. There were seri
ous labor troubles In all parts of the
empire. Serious threats on the part of
Poles to proclaim a revolution led Count
Wltte to advise the emperor to declare
martial law In Poland. Troope were em
ployed to quen dlsordera In varioua sec
tion of the country. Reports were current
that he had been condemned to death
by the anarchist. On November It the
premier made a personal appeal to work
man to return to their duties, but hie
effort a had no Immediate effect and the
workmen' s council broke off negotiations
with him two days later. On November
4, however, after an all-night aeasloa, the
council decided to end the strike.
The number ef enemlee of the premier
steadily Increased and the demand for hla
removal gained strength. Dtaaatiafied
wtth hla treatment at their hand and
feeling that tt waa beyond hla power te
restore tranquillity, Count Wltte tendered
hi resignation na premier on Deoember
T, 1908, but It was not accepted and he
waa ordered to retain hie effto until he
waa relieved. Official announcement that
his resignation bad been accepted wa
made, however, on May I lata, Ma ni,
retirement from public life became com
plete. In his farewell rescript te Count
Wltte. Emperor Ntchoia thanked him
cordially for Ma servtoe to the empire.
IN STRAITS SLOW
Official French Report Indicate!
Fleet Has Hot Advanced at
Far at Reported.
BERLIN SAYS SHIPS SUFFER
BERLIN. Marrh 13. (By Wire-
leas to Sayville.) The Overseas
News Agency today gave out the fol
A Netherlands news agency,
with headquarters at The Hague, baa
received a dispatch from Athena
saying that in the fighting in the
Dardanellea straits, two British tor
pedo boat destroyera and two nine
aweepera hava been destroyed, while
also two big battleship! have been
tardea Is llopefal.
PARIS, March 13. Vice Admiral
Carden. commanding tha BriUah floet
operating aga'nst the Dardanellea,
haa expressed the opinion that the al
lies will be able to hammer their way
through the atraita before Easter, ac
cording to an Athena dispatch to the
Operations of French and British war
ship against the fortlflcatlona at the
entranoa to the Dardanelles and In the
tlrat mine field on March 10 and 11, are
described In an official sU Cement Issued
tonight by the minister of marine. The '
Shell Forte at Balalr.
"During the day of tha tenth, in bad
weather, two British warshlpa shelled
two forta at Bulair (on the Gal II noil
peninsula on the Oult f 8aroe), while
two other Hraish shlpa bombarded the
light batteries, which command the bar
of Morto at the entrance to the Darda
During the night .if the tenth-eleven
mine sweepers entered the strait under
oover of th gun of battleship and
a cruiser and succeeded In operating
in the first mine field notwithstanding
a hot fire from the guns of the defenses.
'rench division returned on the
eleventh, operation begun th day before
against the fortification of BuloJr and
th light batteries above the bat of
Le Pra-r Than Bmaavowed.
Th above dispatch would aeem to In
dicate that the allied fleet ha not pene
trated th Dardanellea a far a had
been supposed or that tha operation
against th Turkish fortification have
cot been entirely successful. Previous
Information haa been to the effect that
Chanak Kalosat and other fort at the
narrowest part of th atraita had haen
successfully bombarded, that about a
third of th passaga had been cleared of
mlnea and that soma of tha more Im
portant batteries at the entrance to the
strait had been silenced.
ROADS MUST PAY FULL VALUE
New Law Governing Settlement for
Goods Lost or Damaged in
CHANGES OLD CONTRACT RULE
(From a ptaff Correspondent )
WABfriNOTON. March 13. f pedal
Telegram.) One of the niort Important
measure which passed during the last
day of congress, which waa signed by
tha president Just before adjournment. Is
an amendment to the Interstate commerce
act known a the Cummlngs bill. Thla
measure Is of the utmost Importance to
every shipper In every section of the
It haa been the custom of the rail
roads for many years In issuing a hill
of lading, to print on the back of the
document a rule or an agreement which
limits the liability of th railroad Com
pany In the event of loa or damage
to property In transit. The railroads also
limit tha liability for bagger to l0 for
each piece. The supreme court of th3
United State In two cases which were
decided last year, rendered an opinion
Sustaining th contention of the railroad
that their liability waa limited to their
own contract amount.
Bo that if shipper of caMle, for In
stance, from Wyoming or Western Ne
braska to Omaha ahould lose a carload
of steers, he could recover only the rail
road, company's valuation, which In the
case of prime stock, would mean about
one-fourth of the actual value of the
animal, or tV per bead. Congress took
hold of the matter,' and after a very
vtgorou fight an act haa been passed
which compel the rallroada to pay the
actual value of the goods lost, or dam
aged. This applies to all , rlarsea bf
CAN'T GET DOPE, HE
KILLS SELF AND NEIGHBOR
WINAMACIND. March U-l'nable to
obtain hla usual supply of deleterious
drugs because of the new federal law,
John Gay. . became rlcracnted, drove
his wife and three child"-1 from home
and today killed August filter, a neigh
bor, at whoe home Mrs. Cray took ref
uge. Cray used a shotgun, lie was placed
In Jail here. Walter Is survived hy his
widow and four children.
Rent room quick with a Bee Want Ad.
Poincaire Calls On
PARIfl, March 13.-rretdent rotneare
called yesterday afternoon upon General
Michael Mauaoury, who waa wounded
whll Inspecting a German trench, and
at the request of General Joffre. the
French commander-in-chief, and Alex
andra Millerand, minister of war. con
ferred upon him a military medal.
Th bullet, which struck General Maun
ary, destroyed hla left eye and broke hi
Jew. Hla condition I said by his sur
geons to be excellent
General De Vlllaret, who waa wounded
at the same time, wa struck In the fore
head, and a trepanning operation was
performed successfully yesterday. His
condition cause no anxiety.
TREES FOR SCHOOLS
IN LINCOLN COUNTY
NORTH PLATTE, Neb.; March 13.
(Special) Five hundred young tree suit
able for growth In this country are soon
to be received from the government For
estry department to be planted upon the
school ground of the different schools
throughout the county. These are being
obtained through negotiations of the
county superintendent with the officials
of th Forestry department. The varieties
to bo furnished are green ash, Scotch
pine. Jack pine and yellow pine.
A CLERGYMAN'S STORY
REV. G. W. ROBERTS
Hartsell, Ala., R. R. 2, Box 2 7
A BRIEF STATEMENT OF FACTS:
Itay, ISO! "7 suffered thre year with bronchial affection. I
had got ao weak I had loat my voloe. My friend gave
me up, I wa persuaded to try Peruna,"
Asm a. 104 "After taking Peruna I feel well, eat hearty, aleep
oundly, weigh aa much aa I ever did. Do work n
I am her today with
Sept. aa, lSOd "T am a great friend of Peruna.
my family hecaua of Peruna."-
tot. aa, isoa
Jan. l, 1S10
'7na rave m back my Hf ten year ago,
certainly thankful." ,
-"I ahall ever be ready to apeak In prale of Peruna.
ear mri waa aunvai miraculous.
Bent. B, ltll "I feel that Peruna baa been tb means of prolonging
my Hr for more than ten years."
Jan. a XS1 "I trust that Peruna may srov a blessing to many,
aa It ha to me."
The ebev are but the b1fe extracts from loaf and thalatle
1st tare, which we have receive from tat lMiagnlhd elMgyaaaa,
In hla first latta be aaldt "T wd Mis aha .- m ....... 1
; , nwu, u ny iaa ana all nop na rone, icy
aa. SKy aub
ry IV Baa ,
Who een tombt but that Varna aavad hi lifer
Brery horn should be prertded with th last edition ef "The nia ef
Ufa." arurnlaaod by
sum rameoiea, en xney lasea ana all hep had gone, aty
myself. ourbi Z wa la tb Ua auure of broaohial aia
tugatc broogat an a bottle of wraaa and plead with aa t
I g ee week that I had loa mr voloe, I thaaght It wa f
The Peruna Co.
Up to the Hoboes
8T. LOUIS, March 11 -"Casual" or ret
son! worker. James Eada How,' th wel
fare worker, said today, will decide hew
h hall dispose of a tao.000 legacy left
him by hi mother who will was tiled
her yesterday. This was announced by
air. How today.
At tb national convention of th
' Brotherhood Wlfar association which
is composed of casual laborer," How
will avbmlt a pl by which groups of
th brotherhood In varioua cities may
vL on th disposition of hi new fortune.
Tb national eonvntkn will meet In
Baltimore. April la.
How auggstd that the casual worker
may dectd to una part ef the money
te establish a- newapaper. or that they
may decide t build betel U Various
.itie where the unemployed may find
lodging whit looking for work.
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