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OMAHA, SATURDAY MOItMNO, APIUL 17, 1915 TWENTY PAGES.
Ob Trains and at
etel Mew sHaada, fa.
SINGLE COPY TWO CENTS.
CAH'T FIND A MAN
TO UMPIRE GAME;
LAST ONE IS SHOT
Suburban Teams of Loi Angeles
Unable to Secure Arbiter After
Spectator Puts Two Ballets
HE RAO BET ON OTHER SIDE
Wounded Official Takes Gun from
Assailant 'and Chases Him
from the Field.
WONT FUNCTION ANT MORE
LOS ANGELES, Cal., April 16.
t El Monte and Irwlndale, suburban
base ball nines, began hunting here
today for somebody who would be
umpire, but found no candidates.
After one umpire had been chased
j out of yesterday's game, John Hayes,
I a rancher, undertook the position,
' and upon announcing his first deci
sion was shot twice In the breast by
' a spectator who bad bet on El Monte.
'Hayes called time, rushed upon his
! assailant and took away the weapon,
with which he drove the man from
He then finished the game, but
( declined to officiate in any more. He
was not dangerously hurt.
May Confiscate ,
German Craft for
Each Vessel Sunk
i FARTS. April la-pM. Leguales Mesau
ftan. president of the Brittany Ship Owa
lers' association, has suggested that the
minister of marine replace eaoh ahlp be
lion Sing- to the alllea sunk by a German
jatibtnarin by a 'vessel of corresponding
else from toons the S78 German ahlps
ginning of the war. This M. De Masau-
p-an . believes would cause German ship
owners to do their utmost to Induce Km
gror William to put' a-stop to a method
lef warfare the cosC of which was born
The proposal of. M., De Majauba.n has
fceen ; taken Into . consideration by ' the
French government bat before It can be
put Into -execution an arrangement must
tw reached with the British authorities.
Former Soldier ; : . v
.'v , Conf esseaMurder
' . of Young; Woman
' LIMA, O.. April 16.-Doran 8.. Riddle,
kiged X, a machinist, was awaiting a hear
ing in police court here today .charged
with the -murder of Susie Oolenuvn, aged
.36, a faotorT" worker, whose body' was
ifound yesterday near the. Lima railroad
According to the police Riddle, who was
formerly a corporal In the United States
army, confessed shortly after his arrest
last night. The police said the girl was
about to become a mother.
Riddle told the police he struck her with
the iron door of a fire box. crushing her
skull. He gave no motive for the attack.
In his room the police found the girl's
pocketbook and several garments stained
jChinese Here to. Study
Newspapers of U. S.
SAN FRAKCISCO, April l.Threc
j Chinese publishers, members of a , eom
I mission appointed by President Yuan
(Bhl Kai of the ' Chines repuMla to In
inpect the newspapers- of the United
f Htates.' seeking suggestions for their own
papers, arrived today ' on the steamer
The members of the commission are
Tsung Han-Fang, L4 Bum-Ling and. Tang
"Wen-Ping. ' i .
"American newspapers are regarded as
the beat In the world," one of the mem
bers said, "and our government selected
them as our tiidy ground In preference
to the English papers, after much eon-n
. The commission -also will , report on
U Forecast till T p. m. Saturday: -6Vr
Omaha, Council Bluffs and Vicinity
Partly cloudy; not much change in tem
jieratur. ' Teaaeratre at Oniaiut Yesterday.
a. ra 8
a. ra 67
T a. ra (6
S a m
a. ra 66
10 a. iu 11
11 a. ro T5
13 tn 78
1 p. m St)
2 p. ni .". 82
3 p. in.. i S3
4 l. m 83
5 p. m 61
p. in SO
1 p. m 78
S p. m 7u
CiMiratlT Xtormi Reeorel.
1916. 1K14. 1911. 1911.
Highest yesterday S3 s 8 40
)xwst yesterday U 61 64 34
Mean temperature 7 N S7
Precipitation .; 0u . .00 .0U
Teiuperatures and precipitation depar
ture from the normal: ,
Normal temiwrature 61
Kxoew for the day 18
Total deficiency since March 1 S7
Normal preclplUttkon 10 Inch
Iicflciency for the day 10 Inch
Total rainfall lnre March 1.... 112 Inches
Deficiency since March 1 68 inch
pflcieticy tor cor. period, jm. .1 u inches
I Excess fur cor. fx i U.d. 19U 2.ul inches
Henorte from tatlona at T I. M
: nation and State Temp. HIkb- Rain -
of Weather. 7 p. in. eat. (all.
Cheyenne, part cloudy i
Javenort. rart cloudy.. '
Ui Moines, part cloudy.. w
Vorth ftatte. cloudy To
Omaha, clear 7
Rapid Clly, cloudy
fthertdan. clear M
ioux City, clear 76
12 . T
X indicate trace of precipitation.
- . WKH.il It. JouJ wrecaater.
ONE OF THE INCIDENTS
for France, captured by the
the German emperor.
. " S i' f f ,16
WESTERN GRAIN MEN
GATHER IN OMAHA
Reception Held at Omaha Grain Ex
change, Convention Following1
. and Banquet Concluding.
FIVE HUNDRED IN ATTENDANCE
i i . 1
Five hundred grain men concluded
the first day's program of their two
dare Beaaloa of the Western Grata
Dealers' association In Omaha,' with
a banquetat. the Hotel Fontenelle
last night at .7:3trVcloclc. It re
quired almost the capacity of to big
banquet and ball room ot the hotel
there was room for the cabaret artists
to all ft about among the chairs and
tables and' show off their several.
Various and divers stunts to the best
advantage In all parts of the room. ;
' Male and female cabaret talent was
employed, and some clever Binging,
dancing and chefttnut-cracklng was
dished np for the entertainment of
the--, visitors. ; ' ' . r
Speech making was more or less ta
booed, althoi'Rh one formal speech was
scheduled. But the grain men had llst
enfd .to upoches and shop-talks all day.
They were ready for something lighter
something to wash the mind clear of
shop-bUHtnebs and leave Jt in a mood re
ceptive of the things to come at the
business session this morning. '
Ptekell Talks Grain Men.
The only formal speech of the even
ing was that of J. Ralph Plckell of CnW
cago. editor of Prloe Current Qmin Re
porter. He chose for his subject, "Truth:
A Tribute and Some Other Things."
Then he soared Into the rubject and made
it lively enough to satisfy even those
who had come principally to enjoy the
An automobile trip starting at the Fon
tenelle Just after the cU-se of the after
noon session, took tha grain men all
over the city.
The Omaha grain men, besides giving
the visitors a banquet, were anxious that
they , look over the elty and get soma
Idea of its Industries and its general
aoope. They took them to the moat in
teresting points in the city, where they
saw parks, now just turning greon, saw
large aubstsntlal buildings in the busi
ness district being torn down, only to
make room for skyscrapers: saw .other
business blocks already in process of con
struction and got f.i J goneral Irlea of
Omaha's present era of . pro'aierit y.
t'owtrlll Extends Welcome.
President F.'S.'Cowglll of the Omaha
Oraln exchange openel the convention at
the Hotel FontenelW In the afturnoon
with a brief address of welcome, dur
ing which' he remarked that ' as Omaha
was a home market for tne gain men.
he wanted them to feel thoroughly at
home while here. He emphasised the
faot that Omaha la the second largest
primary grain . market In the United
Defending; Nebraska's recently erected
public warehouse law.
what such laws ought to be, when pa sued
by a stkte legislature. Attorney Edward
P. Smith of Omaha, told tne grain men
that although banks are allow J to ac
cept deposits of money without giving
bond direct to the depositor, no grain or
elevator man should be allowed to aooept
grain for storage without giving a bond
to protect the farmer. He asserted that
there are now six bankruptcy cases in
Nebraska courts, as the result of grain
men selling stored grain on a rising mar
ket and then being unable to deliver to
the farmer on demand. Continuing said
"Publlo warhoune Uws, to e satis
factory and workable, should be co
I tionsl to the elevator men.
bruska. ratber than compulsory; storage
charges should be fixed, rather than
sliding. In order to be fair to all; and
such laws should aatisiy the farmer, the
country elevator man, the terminal mar
ket man and the banks. Publlo ware
house certificates ought to be as ood
collateral as government bonds." Mr.
IConUaued o. kiu FUs Coiiuna Ob-)
.. .. i
OF WAR Italians, fighting
Germans, and being led past
Building Trades Employes Who
Would Continue Work Referred
to Union Officials.
WTXL BRING IN NONUNION MEN
CHICAGO, April Sixteen
thousand union carpenters. striSing
for an increase of 6' cents an hour,
were under the ban of a lockout or
der by their former employers today.
Painters, lathers, plasterers and sheet
metal workers found themselves in
similar circumstances and enough al
lied trades were affected to bring the
total of idle men beyond 76,000.
The carpenters were on strike from
4: p. m. yesterday until midnight. Then
tha lookout order went into effect and
today men who wished to bolt tha striko
order and continue at work were told to
carry their, grievances to the union of
ficials. , ....
. j . All Hands I.atd Off.
When work ceased on spproxlmately
I 4.000 of the i,e00 unfinished structure 'In
the. city the contractors laid off all hands
xoept a few men retained to clean tip
odd Jobs.. Watchmen ware employed' to
keep close vigil over unfinished build
ings. This- precaution ; was ' deemed par
ticularly necessary because of the de
cision of moat of the employers to bring
non-union workmen' into Chicago from
other cities. " " " - ' ; -
Contracting painters and . decorator
Save decided to substitute strangers I for
9,000 union brush wlelders, who were
locked out because 8,000 of their number
struck In protest against . the antl-etrike
agreement which all members ,of .the
Building Construction Employers' sfso
elation wore pledged to exset from all
. . Violence Reported.
Violence already han been reported by
men Interested in the painting and deco
rating trade. A big automobile carrying
men armed with brass knuckles and
black Jacks appeared on the north side,
and several non-union men were beaten,
according to reports.
Elect Officers and
The forty-third, annual conclave of the
grand commendery,. Knights Templar ot
Nebraska met in the Masonia , Temple
yesterday morning and concluded the
business before adjournment. Will A.
Shortly . after o'clock members . of
Mount Calvary commandery, Omaha, in
uniform, at the Hotel Fontenelle, met the
delegates to the conclave and escorted
them to the temple, where they Immedi
ately went Into soettlon, listening to re
ports and disponing of matters left with
Secretary White since the laet conclave.
During the time whep the' knights were
holding their session the wives of the
viuitors were the guests of the wives of
the Omaha knights and were given an
automobile' ride about' the city,-returning
to the hotel Just before the lunch hour.
. The following officer were elected and
Grand - Generalissimo Claude Watson,
Nebraska City. -
Grand Captain General Wyraan . B.
Clapp, Kearney. '
Grand Henior Warden John 8: Herman.
Tecum'h. , i
Grand Junior Ward en Kd ward C. Jack-(
j braaka Cltv.
tlrand Tressiirer-Onore H. Thummcl.
Omul Standard Bearer Charles I..
Grand Sword Brsrer-Jehn W. Mltch'11,
Grand Warder Jcsoe D. Whltmore,
Grand Captain of the Guard -Arthur C.
Movies Used to
Teach Foot Ball
BI"OMINGTOV, Ind , April 1. Mo. j
tlon pictures of foot bll games plsyed
ULSt season was the first courte pre- j
scribed for candidates for the Mi foot :
ball elfven at It. d, ana university when'
Coa- C. C. Childs began his spring train- j
ing season hre yeft'trday. The n.n had
th use of a local motion picture theater
and Coach Child dlseuniied the different
methods of attack and defense as they
were thrown upon the screen. He said
be would centtnuai this form of Instruc
tion for ten day before taking the men
out on Uie field.
YILLA AND WILSON
Bryan and Daniels Seeking to Find
Out if Japanese Have Estab
lished Naval Base in
IF SO. A PROTEST IN
Washington Agency of Northern
. . ,
Chieftain AlSO Begins investl-
gation Of Incident.
TJ. S. OFFICIALS POOH-POOH IT
WASHINGTON. April IS. While
disinclined to credit reports that
Japan had established a naval base
at Turtle Bay, Lower California,
United States officials today instl-
i tuted an investigation to learn ex
actly what use the belligerent war
ships were making of Mexican terri
! Secretary Daniels telegraphed Rear
Admiral Howard of the Pacifio fleet
the substance of the published stories
mid asked him to ascertain whether
there was any foundation for them.
' Secretary Bryan bad received no In
formation from the American consuls
In Lower California to the effect that
the aJapancse intend to establish a
naval base there, but It is understood
he Mill communicate the press re
ports to them, with a request for any
facts that may bear on the subject.
Villa. Orslfr Pros.
Enrique C. Llorente, Washington repre
sentative of General Villa, telegraphed
Kstcvan Cantu, military governor of
Lower California, which Is controlled by
the Villa faction, to make an Investiga
tion of the' situation.
Comma,nder Nomura, naval attache ot
the Japanese embassy, called Informally
en Kevy department officials today and
assured them that there was no truth In
the reports that any attempt was being
made to aetanllsh a permanent naval base.
He Is understood to have explained tbat
the presence ot the Japanese warships
was due entirely to tha accident to tha
cruiser Asama, whloh ran aground there
recently. ' . '
There was Informal 4tscaston of the
Turtle Bay situation at today's oablnet
meeting, but the general tendenny "as to
discredit report that have reached hr.
Cabinet officers who ars In touch with
Amerloan wrecking eomrmnlss attempting
to floaC the' Asama pointed Out that the
rel was est in tho snud almost te Its
decks. Navy officers who "nave given at
tention to the aubject sax & would not be
urprlsing If the Asama was never .re
floated. , i -
' ' ' Attract Wide Attention
.The published reports, however, at
tracted wlle atention arodhg diplomats
and officials. The fact that British col-
Iters were assisting .the Japanese war
ships convinced high officials that there
could be no foundation for the Idea that
any movement was afoot to establish a
Should it develop that the British and
Japanese vessels were actually using
Mexican waters as a temporary bass of
supplies It is considered possible that tha
attention ot Mexican authorities may be
culled to it by the Washington govern
ment and the matter also be brought to
the attention of Great Britain and
Liberty .Bell Will
Be Taken to West
Upon Special Train
PHILAPKI-PHTA, April l.Myor
Blankrmburg today signed the resolu
tion passed by the city councils yester
day authorising the taking of the liberty
bell to the " Panama-Pacific exposition.
The relic will not leave here until after
the Fourrh ot July and will be accom
panied by , a committee- of twenty-four
eouncilmen and other cltlaens.
The. old bell will be taken west en Si
special train. It will be. placed on
flatcar, so that the people enrouta may
have an unobstructive view of it.
DENVER PAPER ENJOINS
: PAYMENT TO SPEAKER
X) FN VER,. April M.-8ult was ffle4 in
the disti-ict court here today by the
Denver Post, through F. G. Bonflls,
secretary' ot the Post Printing and Pnb
llahing company, to enjoin th payment
pf Sl.iiOA voted by the legislature at fts
recent seiwton to Speaker P. B. Stewart
for Incidental expenses.
Omaha is entertaining the
Western Grain Dealears'
association. Next week we
will be host to the Macca
bees and the Nebraska edi
tors. Something interesting
and worth while to drop in
on-here all the time.
Never In the history of merchandls-Ins-
haa there -been such a favorable
time t' set Into bualnens as riuht now.
As i look over my list It seems as
If you could not leave my office
without finding- lust whst you want
I can suit the man or woman with
a few hundred dollars or have a bua
Ineiia for the man who can spend
1100.000 and secure coatrol of s bu
IneM worth double that amount.
.Writ or see m st once.
Foe roishav laforasatlon about
tat euportf uUy. Ma ta Waa Ad
seoiloa of Tfes Be teoay.
Bombs Dropped by German Planes
Near London Cause Little Damage
LONDON, April 1 It Is reported that
a German aeroplane at midday today
dropped bombs nesr Heme Bar In Kent.
Jl mlloa from Canterbury. An aeroplane
" flopped bombs on ravorsham was
j aim appejentljr was poor.
Flying' over ttttinghoume the airman
I dropped another bomb.' but the only re
suit was tha digging of a hole In an
orchard. Rtlll another bomb was drop-
vi ,n, chalk quarry. The German
fren started for the sea by way
j f Real from which direction Is bad
i r.ord over Kent
It has not as yet been conclusively de-
itermlned whether on or two Oeiman
! roplsns took part In the raid in Kent
BODY OF COLONEL
NELSON MID AWAY
Business is Practioally Suspended in
Kansas City During the
STAR EMPLOYES PALLBEARERS
KANSAS CITY, Mo., April
Flags were set at half-staff here to
day, schools and public libraries were
closed and hundreds of business
houses and factories suspended oper
ations during the 'hour of the funeral
of William R. Nelson, editor of the
Kansas City Star, whose death oc
The services at the Nelson home
wera open to the public. Private
ceremonies later were held at Mount
Bishop Cameron Manit. . Episcopal
bishop of Florida, and a lifelong friend
of Mr. Nelson, arrived today to have
charge of the ceremonies. Pall hearers
were selected from among the employe
of the Star, various departments being
represented. There were, no honorary
pall bearers and simplicity marked all
arrangements of the funeral.
Many civic and commercial organisa
tions gathered to attend the service In
membership bodies. Score of former
friends of Mr. Nelson were present from
Swiss Officer Says
All Campaigns of .
. Allies Are Failures
BERLIN, April M-rBy" -Wlrcles 'to
BayvtUa, N. , T.)-Th Overseas New
agency today gave out tha following;
Aeroplane scouts report that, be Kind
tha . French front therr are 'continuous
movements of lanre bodies of troops, In
dicating an intention to, renew th at
tacks. . . , ... ;..:!
Similar report from Austrian head
quarters describe th four week battl
In the Carpathian mountains ss the mt
glgantlo In ' the- history of th world.
aGOO.coo men . participating. This battle
reached a climax several days ago.- The
Russian offensive was halted and re
pulsed with the most appalling losses. On
soma days as many as 600 trains were
used .for wounded. Th field . hospitals
are overcrowded . with wounded and sick
and thousand succumb without adequate
medloal attendance. . , !
"A high 6wla officer who ha studied
the situation, according to a Zurich news
paper, characterises as utter failures th
French and Russian offensives as well
as ths attempts to forea th Dardanelles.
He ay the failure, together w'th
th Inability of th British navy to de
feat and annihilate - the German iiavat
forces 'dearly Indicates thai the triple
entente has lest ,th war 'and that the
only question now remaining I when
this truth will be realised.
"Prof. Oskar Von Mueller, president of
th society of German engineers, has
kiotlfled th American Engineers' as
sociation that tbe German engineers will
not attend the International Engineering
onngtesa st Pan Francisco, since they
are busily engaged In serving tha father
land." Bryan Notified that
Conditions in Mexico
City Very Serious
WABKIMOTON, April Jl-Duval West.,
special representative of the State de
partment, today telegraphed Secretary
Bryan that conditions In Mexico City
were again becoming serious, owing to
ths lack of foodstuffs and the Interrup
tion of communication.
The department immediately notified
Consul Bllllman st Vera Cru to urge
the Carransa authorities to co-operate in
clearing the railway to th - Mexican
capital for th shipment of suppltea
ABOARD UNITED STATES SHIP
COLORADO OFT MAZATLAN. Mexico,
April 14. (By Wireless to Ban Diego.
Cal., April 14) Th Carransa gunboat
General Ouerrero, which failed to salute
tbe flag of Admiral Thomas B. Howard,
commanding ths Pacific fleet In accord
ance) wtth naval custom when th Gen
eral Ouerrero arrived yesterday, " fired
the delayed salute of seventeen guns to
day. The Colorado, Admiral Howard's
flagship, returned the salute, gun by
A French mining company operating at
Santa Rosalia, ninety miles southeast of
Chihuahua, la reported to be without sup
plies because of the confiscation of Its
teamsr by Carransa forcea ,
SIMPSON ORATOR WINS
AME8, la. April U.-Bpeolat-The
"dryeat" oratorical contest held In Iowa
during the year was th collegiate debate
of th low IntercolloKiat Prohibition
association held at Simpson college. In
tlanola The debate was on prohibi
tion. Medals were awarded by the Simp
son College Prohibition aaoctatlon. Klght
Ioma colleges and universities took part.
The first rash, prite, 7&, was given C. J.
Martin of Simpson. Second prise went
to R, U Mitchell of Morningslde colluce.
J. li. bpsrgo of Central Holiness univer
sity receiving the third aware.
this afternoon. The report, however.
Indicate the presence ot a single ma
The Oerman machine, which was of the
biplane typo, flew also over Bheernesa.
There the anti-aircraft guns fired on It
and the machine was seen suddenly to
dip. Th spectator thought It had been
winged and cheered wildly.
Tha aeroplane, however, recovered and i
Rga'.n ascended. Then It traveled t a '
high speed across the Isle of 8heppey at 1
tha .nouth of the Thames and eeosped to j . . .
the open ocean. Apparently no bombs FRENCH AVIATORS ALSO BUSY
war dropped In Sheerness. j ..
British aeroplanes are said to hy Paris War Office Say German Head
gone In pursuit of ths machine which
appeared over sittingbonrne. I quarters Successfully Bom
NELSON W. ALDRICH
Former United States Senator Ex
pires at His Home After Illness
of Few Hours.
BTJTUAL WILL BS IS PR0VE5LXC3
NEW YORK, April 16. Nelson W.
AW rich, for thirty reara United
States senator from Rhode Island and
republican loader whoa name was
stamped upon tariff and currency
legislation of bis party, died of an
apoplectic stroke at his home on
Fifth arenne here today. He had
been 111 of Indigestion gtnee yesterday
af ernoon. Until then he had been
In excellent health. He was tn hts
seventy-fourth year. (Senator Al
drlch will be buried tn Swan Point
cemetery, Providence, R. L, Sunday
Dr. John S. Thatcher, the family phy
sician, had left Mr. Aldrlch leas than half
an hour before he died. When Dr.
Thatcher left th patient appeared to be
recovering from th alight attack of In'
digestion. Ten minutes after th physi
cian left Mr. Aldrlch suddenly became
unconscious and died within a few min
Members of his Immediate family wen
hurriedly summoned when he became tin
conscious and were at ths bedside when
he died. They Included his wlfs an I Mrs.
John D. Rockefeller, Jr., his daughter,
and Wlnthrop Aldrtoh, his so John D.
Rockefeller. Jr.. was notified within
few minutes after Mr. Aldrlch died. -
Mr. Aldrlch became ill early yesterday
afternoon. ' Dr. Thatcher was summoned,
but -could not be reached, for- ASUn X,
Thorn. was summoned ; to th Aldrlch
home.' He diagnosed Mr. Aid rich's Illness
tCpsrttntwd.vaa.Paew FlTnCootnn Two.)
Armour. Says .Unions
Are Not Necessary ;
For Welfare of Men
CHICAGO, April 11 J. Ogden Armour,
president of. Armour Co., testifying be
fore the United Htates commission on In.
dnstrlel relation , today expressed th
opinion that industrial , unrest in the
United Htates Is slowly decreasing. His
own employes, he said, were adequately
protected through the privilege oC ap
pealing to th respective form.
The witness said that h keep in touch
with employe in their homes through
foremen and ths company's welfare work
ers. Employe are privileged to appeal to
the president of th company when they
think subordinate officials deal unjustly
"Do you believe a proper standard of
living can be maintained by a weekly
wags of SIS. GO?" Mr. Armour was asked.
"It la a very broadband difficult ques
tion," hs replied.
He denied that his company took ad
vantage of .sn overjupply of Immigrant
labor to pay lees than living wage.
Mr. Armour said that he did not be
lieve that unions were necessary to th
welfare of employ. .
"Th sucoess of an employer depend on
the employs," said hs, "and to gel ths
best work of th employ the best wage
the market affords must be paid."
Mr Armour said hs would - not have
organiser around the plant fof reasons
both Industrial and economic.
"As soon ss a union has a llttU power
it commits excesses," hs said. s
Customs Men Watch
. for Prize Fight Films
NEW TORK, April It. Warned by H.
C. Btuart, special deputy collector of cus
toms of this port, that word had been
re oe trad of an attempt to bring Into New
fork th Wulard-Johnson fight films
mad at Havana, every examiner em
ployed by ths port appraiser was on ths
watoh for them today. A similar warning.
It was reported, has been sent to th
customs officials of all Atlantic seaboard
Commenting on this action, Jess Wil
" gusa that means ws can't afford to
take any chance of losing ths film Just
t present. Tou can aay for me that w
did not expect to bring the film In at
this tlm and that w have mad no ef
fort to break past the customs house
with them and don't intend to make any
Diggs and Caminetti
Ask for New Trial
BAN FRANCISCO. April 1 (.-Counsel
for Maury I. Dlggs and F. Drew Camliv
ettl, convicted under th Mann act, peti
tioned the United States circuit court of
appeala for a reheating of th case.
Dlggs and Caminetti were found guilty
in 1911 of transporting Lola Norrls and
Marsha Warrington from Sacramento,
Cel., to Keno, Nev., for Immoral purposes.
Dlggs received a sentence of two year
and a fin of 11.000 and Caminetti alght
eea months and Sl.MU. Caminetti la the
sod of Anthony Caminetti, United 8ta,tes
oornuiuarHBSt pf U&migTsUoa,
MILES OF LOtlDOtl
Oerman Aeroplanes Make Daylight
Flight Over Several Towns in
Vicinity of the British
barded from Sky.
FIGHTING IN WESTERN ARENA
The Day's War News
CKOmCIAL REPORTS from Ban-
vary deeerlb a battl ta tH Tar.
path la a resrtoa as a reaalt of a
nmaa attack sa a Raiilaa amtl
tlea. Tb eelllstoa oeeaml In
the saetlon fcetwreea the Rtry and
Oadava rivers, and ths Gerwiana
are said, to have heea heatea baric.
DISPATCH FROM th Italia froa
tler say Italy aew has 1,300,000
Idlers (ally e)lppal aader
arena. Tha people aad srorero
naeat still hope, however, to aveld
ANOTHER RAID hy a rnu air
hip the third la as snaar days -was
reported today front Leadoa.
It Is said that a Dertnaa aeroplane'
dropped hasnhs la Kent at aooa.
Last, Bleat's Csppella raid resalted
la eaasldorabla taast to prop
erty, aItho-as;a, so far aa ta knawa,
aa lives wera last.
Rl'SSIAMS HATID taken ap the at
tak,alaaur fh Wavaaw froat after
tha leas; wtater lall. They claim
tha ' eaptara af a Ulaa-s aear
Sooharsew, aheat thirty Miles .
from tha Polish capital. la the
vlclalty of Oaaowets, aear the
Praulaa froatler, ftghttasr also
has heea reaaated.
HOLLAND IS BTIRRBD deeply hy
tha alaklas; af th Datoh ittaawr
Katwyk heart a a- a eargo eoa.t
laed to tha aravcramaat af Tha
ITGGESTIOHr HAS heea made to tka
Freaeh aalalatry of saarlaa that
raah ahlp of the allies saak by
' Garsnaa sahtaartars ho replaced by
vessel af . rerreapoadlasr sla
fraaa aer tha 7S Geraaaa ves
sels detalaed la Freaeh warts. -
U)NTX)N. April J 8 -Osrtoan gsro
plaoes this afternoon wsrs dropping
bombs In Kent within thirty miles of
Tbe machines first made their ap
pearance over Hern Bsjr, to the east '
of Canterbury and about fifty miles '
from London.-, Within few mlnutea '
they were reported over Canterbury,
closer to tfc,e capital, and very shortly
afterward they appeared over Favor
sham, and then over Bittlngbourne,
not more than thirty miles away,
dropping bombs on each town.'
This was the third German aerittl
attack on the eastern counties of
England within the last thirty-six
hours. The . two previous, attacks
were made at night by Zeppelin' air
ships. Thla raid waa carried out by
Freaeh Aviators Also Bmay.
Aerial onslaughts, however, have . not
been limited to the Germans. French, of- .
flda! reports claim a successful bom
bardment from the sky of the Imperial
Oerman headquartera tn retaliation for a
Zeppelin assault on Nancy.
A German wireless credits to a Swiss -newspaper
the statement thst French slr
merf have dropped bomba on several Ger- .
man 'towns unprotected by anti-aircraft '
London no longer considers Itself Im
mune from air raiders of the Zeppelin
type. It la realised also that sven asro
planea could bombard the city. Zeppellna
on their recent night raids have traveled
further from their Cuxhavan base than
the distance front Cuxhaven to London,
and aeroplane thirty mile from th '
capital and choosing their own courts,
hav brought a new conception of ths
effective range of this type of machine.
Nevertheless ths publlo is skeptical of '
the powers for harm of Zeppelins, the
(Continued on Pare Five, Column Three.)
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