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0MA1IA. TIltlKSDAY MORNING, APRIL 1, 1015 KOUItTKKN PACKS.
On Trains aaa at
-total RW Steada. Be.
SINGLE COPY TWO CENTS.
h;iierta is coming
K TO DIRECT A
, FRESH REVOLUTION
Forrart Dictator Sails from Cadiz
.for Kew World, but Exact Port
. . He Is Bound for Not
CATAHZA MEN LOOT TREASURY
t Villa '-Government' Charges They
Removed Sscurities Worth Six
teen Million Tesos.
A'X IS QUIET AT MATAMORAS
MADRID, Spain (Via Pari). March
st, aneral Vlctorlnao Huerta and
bVs secretary sailed today from Cadi
oV board the transatlantic steamer
!ntonip Lopez, according to advices
veceivptl here from Cadiz
i General Huerta's family remains
in' Bnrrcjor.a. reports from which
kc .fly that a rur.ior Is In clrcula
,Mui that Huerta is on his way to
tireet a. new revolution In Mexico.
. Tba steamer Antonio Lopez is due
" to tovih at Porto Rico, Cuba, La
, Voneuela, and Colon.
'"' ' f fllnerta Leaves Ppaln.
Z : :XN, March 31.-The Fabra agency
"i ' d received a dispatch from Cadli.
f .. n. today saying that General Vlc-
orisno Huerta, former provisional presl
,ut of Mexico, sailed with his family
' In morning for Buenos Aires, Argen-
. .'Ince, he resigned as provisional pres
ent of. Mexloo on July IS, last. General
..ieru sa been living; quietly In Spain.
tiecember he was o.uoted as denying
t' ) pvrt that he would return to Mexico.
' Men! Flxtecn Million Pesos.
'WASHINGTON, March 31. An official
,tteme!il by the VlUn-Zarata convention
-jvernmnt In Mexico City received to
j ay by the tSate- department .charged
hat Csrranza officials during their oc-
ijupamy pf the capital removed from the
Satior.nl trensury government bonds and
. Iher- securities valued at 18.000,000 pesos,
i Many of these securities, which had
' We a deposited as guarantees by con.
J esalonarles and contractors, are owned
Vy foreigners. The public is warned In
fhe statement that they cannot "be made
-he object of any legal transaction, since
hry are the property of the nation or
Jf the depositors, as the case may be."
Major General Funston, now in personal
, Vrtnintid of the American foacea at
. iirowm vllle, Tex., reported today that all
' quiet across the border at Mata-
,oro. Where a Villa force is preparing
y renew Its attack upon the Carransai
by -, , ., . m - -.
; $20,000 Expense to V
L- Lift Submarine F-4
' V LinNGTON. MarcTi 31.-Expenditune
jj ' ' A r0 to bring the sunken submarine
? S to the surface In Honolulu harbor was
! imi.korlzcd by Secretary Daniels today
j After a message had been received from
' Riir'clmlral Moore saying that the
lilVSP attafha.1 t. ill lint, t k.H no rrA
ml fiiat the present equipment was too
J kht to ralc It.'
i Admiral Moore s message reads:
"Linufniint Smith has located F-4 and
i-iv4 It f. slight distance Inshore. The
j:tlrg haw?er then parted, the submarine
Vcstly bc-ltiB Hi
to j llBht t
raterlogjted. The equip-
to ralso it. Making ar-
gements to lift It by pontoon methods.
fVi!l report iMObsble cost of rental of
u&mcnt when possible. Still have line
a'i submarine and enn hold on its location,
fc eptb, fortyflve fathoms.-
A second message from Admiral Moore
r thnates the cost of obtaining additional
ulpment at t2u.00i and said operations
Mould begin at once to take advantage
of good weather. He estimated the time
re'iuiraa si luurioen aays. wcrei&ry Dan-
1,'s Immediately cabled, authorising the j
physician is I
rtiuird at fourteen days. Secretary Dan
guilty as white slavep I
11 ,OHIAGO, March 31. -Dr. Louis P.
jN'nebura. a physician of Ltgonier, Ind
)' found guilty of violation of the Mann
.ijthite stave act after a Jury had been
; l at for nine hours. He was convicted of
: avl'ig transported a patient. 16 years
td. Bella Locher. to Chicago for Immoral
t till 7 D. m. Thursday.
inalia. Council Bluffs snd Vicinity
rat a re at Om isks Yesterday,
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T Inl caus traoo of preclpilataoB.
EVEN SOLDIERS MUST EAT-Midday meal for the
men of the Kaiser's army served in the trenches.
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11 vvAA) 1
Governor Announces He Will Fix
Date of Election Within it
WITNESSES OF SIGNING
(From Staff. Correspondent.)
LINCOLN. March 31. (Special,)
--With the hands of the clock point
ing to 3 o'clock and thirty-ona min
utea, Governor Morehead was handed
a new pen and holder and in the
presence of his recording secretary.
Colonel J. H. Presson of Dundee, and
the Lincoln representative of The
Omaha Bee, affixed his signature to
the bill creating the Greater Omaha.
After the signature was attached,
Governor Morehead presented the
pen to the representative of The Bee,
who in turn has. forwarded the same
to Gould Diets of Omaha, who will
present the pen to the Omaha Com
mercial club, according to arrange
ments made with The Bee representa
tive by Mr. Diets yesterday,
The governor 'will take a little
j time before issuing the proclamation
! f- io.,i m,i jiri.
j . . , " . , . .
wis i ine eiecuon snail oe set. not lesa
than thirty nor more than sixty days
after the proclamation is made.
T 1 T
LinCOin il eWSpEtDer
Men Put Lawmakers'
Un Urul at feast
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, March 31. 8pecial Tele
gram.) The Lincoln Commercial club en
tertained thai Nebraska lawmakers at a
banquet this evening at the Commercial
club and were entertained at the close
with an entertainment, something In the
nature of those put on by the Gridiron
club In Washington.
Newspapermen of Lincoln and those
connected with the legibluture, put on a
mock session of the leuiNlature, in which
leading members of tint body we:o P-
resented by different w tpapcrm. n. Aj
Joint session was the progrum and about
thirty newspaper men pulled off the stunts (
very successfully to the amusement of j
the visitors. The stunt had been kept j
a secret and none of the lawmakers knew
that they were to nee themselves as
ethers view them.
g'N. Y. SENATE CONFIRMS
ALBANY, N. T.. March 31. Colonel
Wllltum Iiayward, former M-cretary of
tin republican national corrmilttte, was
lunflrnicd by the senate today as a dewn-
state public service commissioner
voto of IS to li.
Governor Whitman was charged by
Democratic Leader Wagner with In
stalling iiayward as manager of his tsiii
palgn for the presidency In 1916.
GIVEN TWO YEARS FOR
SLASHING WOMAN'S THROAT
TANKTON. S, D.. March 31.-gpeclal.)
Ed Jackson, the assailant of Mrs. A. J.
Thomas on March 14 last, was sentenced
to two years In the state penitentiary by
Judge R. U. Tripp In a special term of
court Tuesday afternoon. Jackson plead
guilty to intuit with a dangerous
weapon and drew a lighter sentence on
this account,' and also , on account of
previous good character.'
JAIL FEED GRAFT'
MAY COHEUP TODAY
Bill Raising Douglas Sheriff's Fees
Near Head of House Sift
SENATE BILL BEING WATCHED
, (From a Staff Correspondent.)
- , LINCOLN, March 8 l-Special
Telegram.) H. R. 532, known as the
"jail feeding graft," is due in the
house tomorrow morning, being third
On the sifting file.
Sheriff McShane and a bunch of
lobbyists have been working on the
proposition several weeks and it Is
reported have made some progress.
As Is the case in like legislation,
the big noise is made on the two
house rolls and while attention Is
called to these, it is expected to slip
through S. F. 249, which in the main
corners mileage, but in which has
been inserted a provision allowing 50
cents per day for feeding prisoners,
10 cents more than the house rolls
The bill Is being watched, however,
and may meet its death.
Street Railway in
is Tied Up by Strike
SPRINGFIELD. Maae.. March Sl.-Not
a trolley car in Springfield, save a few
used for mail service, has moved since
the calling of the strike of the trolley
men early today. The men held a con
ference today, while the officers of the
Springfield ISteel Railway company aleo
were In session, but there were no de
velopments as a result of these meet
ings. Virtually e-ery person who owns a
touring tar or motor truck ' collected a
harvest as result of the strike.
The strike is the outgrowth of demands
made by the men regarding the register
ing of transfers.
TrilTTlKln Wmilfl HlTrO
AlUlllLUt If UUiU UlVD
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UIQallcl LO lOWanS
i Froln - o.-ff rrP-,rt.n
LINCOLN. March Sl.-(Speclal.) While
the house was voting today on )L it.
39S, for a special commission to adjust
the state line boundary between Douglas
county, Nebraska, and I'otUwatt-mle
county, Iowa, Representative Trumble of
Sherman got off the following:
"I want to vote for this bill, hoping;
the governor will appoint on the cora
mlbsion members of this and other legis
lature who have had to pass laws for
Omaha and South Omaha, and that the
commission wilt fix the boundary on the
west side of Douglas county."
SENT TO RIFLE CLUBS
j WASHINGTON. Maven. Sl.-All Krag-
the United States army and stored In
government' arsenals, are being dis
tributed to "government etvUlaa rifle
clubs" in the various states which were
organised unoer an act of congress. It
was announced today by the National
Rifle Association of America. Recent
published reports were to the effect that
these rifles were being sold to the war
ring nations. The work of distributing
the rifles to the clubs has born turned
over by the government to the association.
BRITAIN TO MAKE
SOLDIERS OF DOCK
MEN OF LIVERPOOL
Men to Be Organized Into Battalion
and Dressed in Khaki Overalls
to Speed Handling of
I TO BE UNDER MILITARY LAW
I Guarantees Given that Organization
! Will Not Be Used for Strike
i LORD DERBY TO BE COMMANDER
bi i.i.r ri.
LONDON, March 31 King
George, in a letter to David Lloyd
George, has volunteered to give up
the use of all alcoholic liquors per
sonally e.nd to issue an order against
their uae In the royal household, If
it is considered advisable, ns an ex
ample to the nation in the campaign
against drunkenness, which Is delay
ing the delivery of munitions of war,
LIVERPOOL, March 31. Lord
Derby announced today that the gov
ernment was planning to organize the
Dock Workers of Liverpool under
the name of First Dock Battalion of
the Liverpool Regiment.
The men are to be dressed in'
khaki overalls. This plan Is to be
MADRID, Spain (Via Paris), March
adopted to prevent further delays in
handling war supplies. Labor trou
ble among the workers on the Merry
recently has caused serious trouble.
Enlisted I'nder War Lord.
The battalion will be made up of
about 2,000 union men, who will be
enlisted under the military law with
army pay in addition to a guaranteed
minimum wage of thirty-five shillings
Lord Derby will be in command of
the regiment. Guarantees will be
given that the organization will not
be used for strike breaking.
Caa't tjfVt Hall.
NORWICH, Tngland, March 31.
Public opinion here is so strongly in
censed over the attitude of some labor
leaders on the war that the Inde
pendent labor party was unable to
secure a suitable, hall for a confer
ence which had been arranged for
Monday and Tuesday. p '
Quiet After tfight '
of Desultory Firing
WASHINGTON, March U.-Major Gen
eral Funston at Brow-nville made this re
port today to Secretary Garrison:
"Desultory firing on both sides last
night. Everything quiet today."
BROWNSVILLE, Tex., March ' 31.
Three batteries of United States Third
field artillery arrived here today to be
ready If necessary to protect Browns
ville when Matamoros la under attack.
Major General Frederick Funston, sent
here by the War department to see that
the American border is not violated, ex
pressed himself as pleased at the prompt
movement of the artillery. It entrained
In San Antonio yesterday.
Matamoros was quiet ear)ystoday with
no indications when the Villa troops
would begin the attack, which has caused
fear of risk to Brownsville through rifle
or cannon fire,
During the night two skirmishes were
heard at widely separated points. One
of these indicated that Villa forces have
penetrated to the river front below Mata
moros, thereby cutting the city off and
establishing from the Mexican side a
nominal state of siege. This line is too
long and the VUla troops are too few
to make such a blockade very effective
is Passed in Iowa
DES MOINES, March Jl.-The Iowa
house today passed the antl-tlpplng bill,
prohibiting proprietors of hotel and
restaurants and conductors on dining and
sleeping cars from allowing employes to
Greater Omaha is assured
by annexation of adjoining
suburbs which will rank
us with the 200.000 popu
lation cities of the coun.ry.
And only sixty years ago
the Spot was nothing but an
Indian ' camping ground
without a white inhabitant.
That's worth stopping to
of 6-year-old mares, welt
matched, weight J.feOO: i-vi.ir.nl i
work hnree, wI-ht 1.400. and hand
some black and white Shetland pony,
heavy in foal, gentle for children;
bars-Hi n, pal ty going to San Fran
cisco. For farther iaformatloa a boat
this opportunity, aae tha Waat
Ad s actios of The aae today.
Stone Presents Final Arguments
for Engineers in the Wage Hearing
CHICAGO, March 31. James, M. Pheeaniber. 1513, worked twenty-nine years as an
today completed Ms argument in behalf engineer before hit. seniority entitled him
of the western railroads In the wage arbl- trt thl" r Jn- "nd hecause of his age he
t.atlon case, and Warren . tone. headi"' 'w,hta fr nIy ' hml ,lm''
k. . , . . ... One-half the engineer on western roads,
of the Hrotnerhood of Uioomflve Kngl- hhoyrn by tne nlbltll Mrn
neers began the closing argument for j , th, M . mop(h .nd 61 cont
the englneera, firemen and hostlers cf ,he flrrm.n , thc bu, mon(n of
..v r -. iiivii i h i . ai r, rionti rxyrvieti
; to conclude before night, which will put
the completed rase In the hands of the
I " m,r' UI bo msde on or before
Mr. stone spoke of other Industrie, in
ahlch he ssld the workers have daylight
hours and set periods for mculs and
"The men on the locomotive have none
of these," he said, "and with the men In
frrlght service It Is a struggle ail year
long to get enough rest to sustain them
In their labors.
Speaking of the comparatively few en
gineers who earn relatively high wages
he said of the rsllrend witnesses:
"They forgot to tell you that the rngl
neer earning J.W0 n the month of Octo-
WOMAN LEAPS FROM
Mrs. Julia Hayes of Imogene, la.,
Jumps to Pavement from Fourth
DIES LATER AT THE HOSPITAL
Mrs. Julia Hayes, aged 38 years, of
Imogene, la., 'jumped from a fourth
story window on the Farnam street
side of the Paxton hotel yesterday
morning and died from her injuries
at St Joseph's hospital.
The woman was not a guest of the
hotel and was first noticed by Jessie
Mllllraan, chambermaid, wandering
bout the halls. Mrs. Hayes finally
came to the door of room 330, on the
fourth' floor, where the Milllman gtrl
was'working, and asked if she could
write a note there. The girl told her
to go to the writing room, but upon
Mrs. Hayes stating that the writing
room was full the chambermaid al
lowed her to come in.
Completing her work, Mlas Milllman In
formed the woman that she was through
and would have to lock up tha room, but
went on with her work in an adjoining
room, when the latter told her abe would
finish In a moment . - .
1 TVete te Her Brother.
A few minutes later pedestrians oa Fan
nam street saw Mr. Hayes fail to the
pavement from the window. A ' note
Pinned to' her dress reads as follows:
"CaU Jim BkohJU at Imogens. la,, that I
have killed myself, for he was going to
iae me away to Clarlnda (the Insane
asylum. Is located at this town). Btgned.
his sister Julia." A postal to her brother,
informing hint to care for her little. son,
Earl, was also found.
Floyd Johnson,' SMS North . Nineteenth
street, saw Mrs. Hayes strike the pave
ment and carried the woman to the auto
mobile of F. W, Warrington of the Max
well Motor Bales company, who took her
to the station.
Dr. T. B. Boler attended her and found
that she had suffered a complete fracture
of the right limb at the point of Ita Join
ing the body, as well aa Internal Injuries.
She was removed to St. Joseph's hospital,
where she died at noon.
-tS to Hospital. .
Harry Bailey. Z61S St. Marys avenue,
who was Just stepping onto the curb
below the window from which she fell,
said that It looked as If the woman
Jumped. She Ut barely five feet from
where he was standing. An examination
of the window sill In the room denotes
that Mrs. . Hayes let heraelf out of the
winaow reet first, and then dropped after
clinging to the ledge. Marks of the fin
gers of both hands In lopg grooves on
the sill show this fact plainly. Thi
woman Is said to bo the wife of an un
dertaker of Imogene, but, aside from
this rumor, no tight on her Identity had
been dlsoevered. Andrew Pattulo, police
officer, has wired the brother at Im-
gone and has received a reply stating
that the brother will be here this after-
"V- That th wom"n w decidedly
demented and had probably escaped from
the surveillance of her brother Is ap
parent. A puraeWlth several dollars' In it she
had thrust through her belt contained
nothing to throw any new light on the
suicide. A rosary with a gold eruciflic
which had been about her neck was
picked up by bystanders. Many of the
beads were scattered about the pavement
by the fall. '
(From a Staff Correspondent.) '
LINCOLN. March Sl.- Special Tele
gram.) An invitation by the Omaha Com
mercial club to mmnbers of the legisla
ture was extended In the house this aft
ernoon by Ileprejwntatlve Richmond and
I in the senate by Senator Howell, Invit
ing them to a banquet at the new Fon
tenelle hotel In Omaha next Saturday
A special train will take the members
,'rra Lincoln and return them after the
l entertainment Is over, or they will be
entertained that night and may return
. the next day.
i The Invitation was received with great
applause and it la probable that most
of the members will attend.
iBank at Hays, Pa., -
Robbed by Bandits
PITTSBURGH. March Sl.-Four men
entered the Hays National bank at Hays,
near hear, this afternoon, bound Charles
Ball, the teller, took $5,000 from the open
vault and escape! in a taxicab. Detec
tives took the tiail after Ball bad worked
himself free and given the alarm.
Octal r 11 T mar rtA hn tiiA
Mr. 8tone asserted that old ago pensions
paid by some railroads were negligible
Speaking of a home for aged and dis
abled railroad men near Chicago, he
' They were perlisps given a few head
lines in the newspapers and a medal by
grateful psasengers, and then forogtten
both by the company and the passengers,
and left fot the rank and file of his fel
low workers to take care of for the re
mainder of his dreary life."
He quoted Abraham Lincoln: "libor is
prior to and Independent of capital. Cap
ital Is only the fruit of labor and Could
never have existed If !lor had net first
existed. I.abor is the superior of capital
and deserves much the higher considera
EITEL BAND PLAYS
AS COAL TAKEN ON
Crew of German Cruiser Works at
. Top Speed Unloading Fuel
from the Barges.
CAPTAIN ASKS U. S. PATROL
NEWPORT NEWS, Va., March 31.
The German converted cruiser
PrlDE Eltel Frledrlch began taking
on coal late today, the crew working
at top speed unloading fuel from
barges, while the ship's band played.
WASHINGTON, March 1. Com
mander Thterichens of the German
commerce raider Prinx Eltel Frled
rlch today asked fear Admiral
Beatty at the Norfolk navy yard to
have a guard patrol th-pier at which
his ship is moored at the Newport
News ship yard.
The admiral suggested that the
commandant at' Fort Monroe send a
detachment of coast artillery men to
mount guard, but action was delayed
until the Nary and War departments
could decide, which should furnish
Crown of Castile
V Is Torpedoed Off "
The Scilly Islands
'CARDIFF, " Wales. " "March" St-The
Cardiff Echo declares that the British
steamen. Crown" of Castle has been tor
pedoed and aunk off the Scilly Islands.
The members of the crew of the Crown
of Caslte have been seved by a French
steamer, according to the Information
here and will be landed at Havre.
The Crown of Castle was engaged In'
the transatlantic trade and sailed from
St. John, N, B., on March 19, tor Europe.
It was 33 feet long, I, ICS tons net and
was built and owned In Glasgow.
LONDON. March 31. The SoUerman
line ateamer Flamlnlan, with a general
cargo from Glasgow 1o Cape Town, was
sunk off the Scilly island, Monday March
29, presumably by a Oerman submarine.
The members of the crew were saved.
No Report Made
WASHINGTON, March 31. No re
port of the death of Leon C.
Thrasher, an American mining engi
neer, one of the victims of the
destruction of the steamer Falaba by
a German submarine, had been re
ceived by the State department to
day from Ambassador Page in Lon
don. Secretary Bryan said that no
inquiry had been sent by the depart
ment. Heirs of General
Ives Contest Will
NEW YORK, March 31. Notice of a
contest of the will of General Brayton
Ives, formerly president of the New
York Stock exchange, disposing of an
I estate estimated at upwards of 2,0u0,OW,
I has beet prepared by counsel and was
ready to be filed In the surrogate's court
today. This action was taken In behalf
of Mrs. Eleanor A. Ives, the widow of
General Ives, and her two daughters.
Miss Wlnnlfred Ives and Mlsa Frances
Ives. General Ives la his will gave thai
bulk ef his estate to Yale university. He
left for Miss Frances Ives an annuity of
2.000, but cut off his widow and daugh
ter Wlnnlfred from any share in his
FOUR PLUMBERS ARE
GIVEN LIGHT FINES
DES MOINKS, la., March 31. Four of
the thirty-sljf master plumbers recently
convicted In the federal court here of vio
lating the Fherman anti-trust law, were
sentenced today. J. P. Cunningham of
Kansas City and George H. Wents of
Lincoln. Neb.; were fined I'M eac.h, and
Robert Knauer of Des Moines and II. B.
McCarten of Dubuque, la., 11.000 each.
. Judge Pollock overruled live motion for
a new trial except In the case of B. O.
Kllkersou of Kansas City, who was dis
charged. The cases of the four sentenced men
will be Immediately appealed to the
Judge Pollock said If he passed sen
tence on onjy four men at present, the
expense would be much less than If he
made It necessary for the entire thirty
Six defendants to carry their case tup.
KAISER SEES NEW
MENAGE IN FIGHT
Influx of . Russians Into Hungary
May Stir Balkan Nations to
from the Rear.
MAY BEAT FLEET TO THE CITY
Every Effort Being Made by Teu
tons to Stay Advance of the
AUSTRIAN LOSSES EN0RM0U3
The Day's War Newt
DEFK IT OF fiF.RMAX FORCKS lit
northern Poland, attended with.
n.n a anally henry lnaaee, le reported,
nnnfflrlally front Pet roared. ThU
Information la to the effect that
He (Irrntn fell heck In the
turn river district expecting; th
Rnaalana ronld name them and.
he crashed by n flaaklnsr move
GKRMAN PI RMtRltR Trna alshteef
and attacked by n French ernlaer
BRITISH HTRAMF.R rtAMlXIt
ni nnnk In the Kagllah channel
hy the (lemma anbmarlne V-B.
The crew was permitted t to tnke
to the small boat and ran reacaeda
. 1 Tl f t W A H!lf M M V , E&
bombarded the Rnaatan port
aona were killed.
Inforcemcnla and rcanmed the at
tack on Dnkla Paaa. At Vienna
It la anld that the Rnaalana haver
hot been nhle to grain their ob
jective nt any point. Dlapntches t
Rwlaa ncwamipere, hnwe-er, ear
the Anatrlnna have Battered enor
awn loaaea In northern Hnntrnrr.
REPORT IS nKIXa spread In Hol
land thnt the Germans are con
templating; the-' abandonment of
their present line In Relartnns In
favor of a leaa extended front ran
nlna; slightly west et Braaacle, and
thnt the witndrawnl of German
cavalry from the Yaer has brgsa.
LONDON, March 31. The battlo
of the Carpathian passes now rivals
the bombardment of the Dardanelles
In political possibilities. German ex
perts assert that, the efforts being
made by Russia are of such vital Im
portance politically that tha supreme
command of the Teutonic allies is
Justified in exerting every effort to
check the invader there.
According to this view of th inati-
a sudden and dfamatlo Influx of Russians
through the Carpathian into Hungary
mignt stir the Balkan Nations to action
long before the tedious attack r h
fleet on the Dardanelles attain, d..
finite result. Fetrograd has offtclallv
warned the Russian neoule not t vn,.i-
an early capitulation of Constantinople.
ir.ere are no signs, however, that tbo
allied fltet has given up the attack aa
battleships are again shellina- tha uti
defenses ef the straits while the Russian
assault cn the Bosphorus has merely
Deen interrupted by a thick tog.
New Oerman Kffort In Weal.
On tha w.ll.rn eMn . -
- -- iiviii iiiv uviman am
reported to be elvlnr un thxi- ni-- re
breaking through the defense of the al
lies near tha er.mmt .Inn. u- n.t .
. . - - ' . n oi, jliivjt
are making a new effort along the forti
fied Franco-German border by bombard
ing the fortress of Verdun. The reported
withdrawal of cavalry from the Yser
fttint, however, Is of no great significance,
since the use of this arm of The service
:n that .vicinity Is greatly restricted on
account of the floods. At the same time
the continued bombardment of Nleuport
indicates that the Germans ami still op
posing any extension of the line alonif
the Belgian coast.
Drink nnd Labor Bother Britons.
Internally England Is still concerned
with tha labor and drink altuatlon. Tha
Liverpool dockers show no indication of
receding from their demands. Commer-
(Contlnued on Page Four, Column Three.)
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