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VOL. XLIV-yoo. t OMAllAlQliyiMAY US, lOl.V-TWKLVH PAOKS. j&y M SINGLE COPY TWO CENTS.
30 MILES FROM
PORT OF TRIESTE
Strong Roman Advance Guard
Crones Izonzo River and Ar
rives Before Town of
FIGHTING ON AT OTHER POINTS
Battle ii Raging Around Picken and
Also West of the Praedli
AVIATION SPIES VERY ACTIVE
GENEVA, Switzerland, May 27.
(Via Paris.) A strong Italian ad
vance guard today crossed the Iionzo
rirer, after a sharp fight with ai
. Austrian force, and arrived beforo
the town of Monfalcone, which Is
thirty miles from the Austrian sea
port of Trieste. The first of the Aus
trian wounded are now arriving at
the latter place.
The Italians also attacked at several
points along the forty mile of Carlnthlan
A battle between the Italians and Aus
trian Is rasing around Ploken and also
wst of the Praedli pass In Austria.
" In Adig the fighting has been limited
Italian forces which penetrated the
Tyrol at Candlno and other Italian arms
f which . captured Cormons have recon
' atructed the rsllwav and'aro now march-
ins; on dorr, the capital of the Austrian
crownland of Oors and Gradlsca. '
Botn the Austrian and Italian aviation
spies are very active along the, frontier.
Many machines have been fathered at
Venice to protect that city. A Parslval
airship arrived by rail at Trent yesterday
from Munich, Bavaria. A Zeppelin dirig
ible balloon Is reported to be preparing
to follow It shortly - from Frledrlch
thafen. Heavier guns have been mounted on
the Italian gunboats on Lake Cards.
Several regiments of Bavarian Alpine
troops yesterday- crossed Brenner pass,
which is 4,446 feet high, bound for Bosen.
Between Salaburg and Innsbrueck forty
five trains are passing dally, transporting
rnen and material. Swiss patrols are
marking the' eastern frontier of Swltxer
land with flags to prevent incidents.
German Official Report.
BERLIN. May 2T.-(Vla Lndon.)--The
OeciiiSn army (teadquartor today issued
the', following ttatemonU V ' '. '
"Regardless ctrr their great failures ,'ef
May ts, the French rciated their at
tempts to break through out lines between
Vermeil and the- Loretta Hill. Strong
forces were brought forward for a storm
attack along a narrow Stretch 6f ten
' kllometeres -(six miles, but' tha attack
'Ing force everywhere ,wa repulsed. 'We
are in full possession of our positions.
;An uncpmmonly. largo number of. fallen
Frenchmen are lying in front of oiir
trenches. ...... j
"Further French . atUck were directed
late in tha evening , against our line of
Kouchci-NeuvlUe. " j
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i-.UA the forest of .epr.tr. . were . re-
. " . ,,'
An air atUck wa. .ucceMfully carried
out by us on tho fortifications at South
End, on the lower Thame. '.
"During a reconnolterlng expedition
north of .Dtxmude, we took one officer
. . , .
and twenty-five Benglan prisoners.
. "South of Bouches-th. battle ha. not
yet come to a conclusion. ...
: "In the eastern theater, there ha. been
no change In the .ltuatlon.
"In th. , southeastern theater, an at-
tack. by.ow, troop. . progressed to the
northeast of Prsemysl and in the d!s -
trict of.try. .Th. booty, and yesterday's
ireults cannot yet be' perceived!" :
wsMiin umin , i
.TOUNQ WOMAN KILLS ;
' LirRCCI C-IW PUIPAPn
nendCLX in wniUHUU
- - . i
: a ciaiiiu-Hwn irom- acitna ineir wsitsi- .
CHICAOO, May .-Investlgatlon by j from prvat, interests. ' I hsd a right to
the police today Indicated that Miss Anna jtake thlg Iaw lnto consideration in writing j
Johnson, .aid to- have come here from,tn8 annexation law;" ... I
aldington. .Mich., several years ago, j Attorney J. J. Sullivan defended the j
committed suicide last night by shoot- j eiection commissioner law which is also i
Ing. She Is sam to nave oeen aesponaeni
over a kv affair. .
Forecast till T p. m. Friday:
For Omaha. Council Bluffs and Vicinity
Rain; continued cool.
Temaeratare at Omaha Yesterday.
Hour. ueg. i
6 a. m
( a. m
7 a. m
S a. m
10 a. m
11 a. m
- 1 p. m
2 p. m
5 p. in
i o. m
6 !. m
6 p. m
7 p. m
8 p. m
191.1. 1914. 113.
.... 82 81 87
43 fiS 60
W .20 .00
Highest yesterday .
Lowest yesterday .
lures from the normal
Normal temperature (4
Deficiency for the day lg
Total exceas slni-e March 1 13
Normal precipitation IS inch
Kxcers for the day M) jni h
Total rainfall alnce March 1. .7.7.97 Inches
leflctency since March 1 K Inch
Deficiency for cor. oeriod. 1914. .2.33 Inches
Excess for cor. period. 1913 3 11 Inches
Reports from bcaf-as at T P. sf .
Station and State Temp. High- Rain
of Weather. 7 p.m. est. fall.
Cheyenne, part cloud v.... 63 64 .00
lavenport, part cloudy... m
Denver, part cloudy fiO
Dea MoIim. raining 48
Dodge City, cloudy 4S
North Platte, raining....
Omaha, raining 41
Pueblo, clear 4
Ranid City, ralnins fo
8a It Lake City, clear.... M
Sant F. part cloudy.... W
Sheridan clear 04
Pioux City, cloudy 44
.Valentine, ralnins 4"
X A. WELSH. Local Forecaster.
RUSSIAN NURSPS ATTENJ1TT
consider nursing the wounded.
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Opinion in Suit Aimed at Annexation
Election to Be Rendered To
ARGUMENTS IN CASE FINISHED
Judge W. A. Redlck of the district
court - will hand down Saturday
morning his decision in the injunc
tion suit in which South Omaha and
Dundee Interests are seeking to pre
vent the annexation election called
for June 1, he announced yesterday.
Opposing attorneys have practically
agreed that the opinion then to be
rendered will be accepted as the final
word of the local court on the issue,
although technically the granting of
only a temporary injunction is at
Arguments of attorneys were finished
yesterday and the case was taken under
consideration by Judge ' Redlck.
Attorney John P. Breen spoke nearly
the entire day yesterday la defense of
the annexation act and the election com
missioner law, the constitutionality ' of
which in also at staks. Late In h after
noon, gnmuel .Winter, representing Wv
I Seltiyri17ie' plaintiff, ' summed jap" hi
attack on the measures.
' Commercial and aoclal relaUon
tween Omaha and its suburbs' and their
dependence uport the.- metropolitan .cu
I for ervjc of public utilities, demand
their consolidation,. Mr. . Breen argued. (
. A' Reason for r'aollltln. -
f "The pnjvllon of the law limiting It
effectiveness to cities served by the same
public; utilities was. placed in the law b-
cause such a condition Is a reason for
consolidation," he , declared. ."It la not
enough that the boundaries of two cities
shall touch each other, -although one law
?- srv?? r-
It requires that th. cities' shall be on.
practical' purpose, not having
,eparate ,treet raUway .y.tem. water
,ymtwnB and and alectrto light
pjanta' . ,
' . . ,
I Deals with Ownership Imnr.
, w i,.-.
-'"WJ preaentlng W. ll
nl. , th. i.iii.n .it tn
; the effect that the mmelMUn ,aw
I unconstitutional because It provide, that
! th- cUle, a(fected muat have common
; water ,ytem owned. by the city, not by
!a prlVate corporation. Mr. Breen refuted
j ag follows: .",'.
j "The law passed by . the legislature in
! 1903 establishes a water district when-
ever a city of the metropolitan class pro-
iv,de adjoining cities with-water service.
iThu for ,lroe nrevents cltlea In such
' i. . m1 ' a . i
; atucked in the Injunction suit, on the
ground, that It. can be construed In such
a manner as to be constitutional and that
in such a case- It Is the duty of the court
to do so." 4 ,
"The question of consolidation la more
than a matter, wherein th Individual
benefit to any Individual Interest Is con
cerned,", said ..Francis A. Brogan, speak
ing to the Omaha Manufacturers' asso
ciation at a luncheon . Thursday noon,
"it is, a community problem. It- Is a big
problem to be looked at from the stand
point of the entire community."
Following Mr. Brogan's comprehensive
talk for consolidation1 the asnociatlon
adopted the following. resolution:
aaoptea tne rouowing. resolution:
"Besolved. That the Omaha Manufac- 1
turers' assocUt,ion, , bellsvlng. thst It is j
for the best Interests of the communl- ;
affected., hereby .records -itself most '
enthusiastically in favor of the oonsoli- ,
datlon of Oinaha. South Omaha and
Dundee, and appeals to every voter to
go to the polls next ''Tuesday and vote
for th proposition."
CHARLES D. MICHAELSEN
IS DEAD AT MIAMI, COLO.
Chnrle D. Michaelsen. weU known In j
Omaha, died at Miami. Fla, Tuesday, ;
according to word which has reached this
city. The body will arrive here for
burial Monday morning. Mr. Michaelsen
Is survived by his wife. Mrs. Gsrtruds
Michaelsen, his little daughter, Eileen,
his parents. Mr. and Mrs. C. O, Mk-nsl-sen,
a sister, EMeen, living In Minne
apolis and a brother, William. Funeral
arrangement hgv. not been announced.
m a r hi
The Day's War News
ITALIA KORCKS ishlBK tnlo
Aastrla aloaaT the ' front ranatnar
north of the Ualf of Trieste erossed
the Ibobbo sjlver today after a
sharp encounter. They are mow
nld to be within thirty miles of
Trieste. The Italians also are attacking-
at sereral points farther
north alonar the Carlnthlan fron
tier. AVIATORS OF THR AI.LIKS hSve
Inflicted heavy damage recently
oa German positions la Belgium.
A messaare from Ostead says fifty
t.erman soldiers mere killed hy a
.' bomb dropped . oa that city from
GREAT GALICIATf BATTLE Is sab.
aiding, with the A astro-tier ma a
forces holdlaac the adantaare.
SQUADRON OF eighteen aeroplanes,
carrying; bombs melanin nearly a
ton, strack Into Germany today
and performed one. of the spee.
tacnlar feats of the war. The raid
was directed at one' of the princi
pal maanfaotorles of 'aplosles la
Germany, oa (he Rhine, opposite
Maaahelm. The official Preach
statement today says the attack
GERMAN ' AERONAUTS ' attacked
Month End, forty miles- from Lea.
doa, Ias Might and after valalag
bombs on the town escaped, par
a4 by British aviators. The Brit.
l-.l"h .admiralty announced two
'.women kad koea killed air' bombs.
A I. Lift. ' AR jj cOTlt f !Oi Incea.
aaatly the campalgai which Alma at
h. conqeest of Consjantlaople. Am
"Athens' dispatch states taat hejr
are. aOastaatly bringing) ap -reia-
: forcement and that tho Tarks are
greatly impressed with' the aare
mlttlng -Igor of their asaaalta.
ITALIANS HAVE, AS YET. oncona.
tered so serious opposition la their
laeasloa of Aastrla, aow aader
way at- several polats along the
frontier. The first heavy flghtlag
of tho eampalga is. expected along
the lions river, where the Aas
trlaas hare strong defenses.
BRITISH STEAMER NOR1VEN1VA of
Montreal . - was , .torpedoed 'and
shelled off the coast of Wales. One
member of Its crew was killed and
' three were wounded.
Killing Frosts in
Eastern States and'
the Lake Region
WASHINQTON, May 17. Killing frosts
throughout the lake region and the mid
dle Atlantic states broke May weather
records of many years last night and
promise unseasonable weather for tho
next twenty-four hours.
reports to the weather bureau tfiii
Illnrnlnf Inifln.i. . m ....
- im.r aainage to irUI'S i
nl vegetables throughout that section, I
particularly In the interior of New York.
I" the parlance of the weather bureau
Perta "a strong high area" over ' the
region which an.se to block the path
vl siorm irom western Canada was re-
sponsible for the early summer phe-'
While ice was being formed on standing
water and crops were frozen in the east,
warm showers were playing over the
central valley. '
TRAMP KILLED TRYING
TO BOARD FAST FREIGHT
PLATTSMOITTH,; Neb., May 27.-Ppe.
clal Telegram. )-This afternoon at Orean-
olla. a few miles north of this city, an '
unidentified man whil. attempted to :
board a westbound fast freight .of th. !
Burlington, was caught by a bolt 'on a!
truck dragging him to death. He, with I
a few more tramps, were trying to make
their way west One of hla companions
saw him fall under the car. f j
Coroner Br'ndel of Murray ImDanellod' '
a turv who ft am k--.i . i. ,
7 m circuni- ,
" , ' ,"u,",;u veraict that he came
10 hl" death wh,le attempting to board a .
mJ''"K tram' ' ;
. " w"" apparently about 40 years
' "g "n, ",rly we" Jreswd, but had
no money or papers that could be ued
to Identify him.
MEMORIAL DAY FLOWERS
ARE RECEIVED BY SCHOOLS
Memorial day flowers are being re-
iceivea si tne puui'c scnoois. The fol.
lowing distribution a ill be mads: Clif.
ton Hill. Central Park and Miller Park.
schools, to the Spanish War Veterans; j
IRels, Columolan and Saunders, to the I
women of the Grand Armv of the Re.
public; other schools, to Woman's Re
Speakers ssstgned last week will ad
dress the children In the vsrioue school
this afterpoon on vublecta appropriate
for the observance of Memorial day.
School in be closed on Moodsy.
TN TOWN OF POLAND They do not
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WILL EXAMINE ;
American Naval Attache at London
Will Try to Determine Cause
of Disaster to Ship.
REPORT. OF CAPTAIN GREEN
WASHINGTON, May J 7. Mes
sages received by the State depart
ment from Ambassador Page and
Consul Skinner at London and Con
sul Frost at Queenstown, failed to
say definitely whether the steamer
Nebraskan had been torpedoed or
f.ad struck a mine. One of the dis
patches said the Nebraskan's flag
jiad been hauled down five minutes
before it wag struck, although its
namg was painted on its sides in let
ters six feet high.
The American naval attach at
London hag been sent to Liverpool to
examine the Nebraskan 'a hull.
Report by C'aptaia.
Consul General. Skinner's . message follows-
"Oreen, master ' ef American . steamsr
Nebraskan. tn "tireless addressed to tn.
tla" tendon l"Hrttt 'Nebraskan paased
Liverpool, bound -l ware 'Bisak
water. In ballast. Af .S:tt p. , nvr when
steamer. wa about iortyelght miles west
half south .from Fastnet If experienced
violent shock followed' Instantly by Mr
f If io. explosion, bursting ' hatches - and
throwing hatch beam, cargo derricks and
twisted Iron Into air, filling I6wer hold
forward . completely with water. 'Crew
Immediately took to boats. . ' i
-"-'After, standing by .ship on hour re
turned on board and at 10:30 started for
Liverpool. About 1:'J6 a. m.met two ves
sel! sent by British i admiralty In. answer
toOur wireless calL. One ha been In at
tendance, ever sine. ,
"It was dusk when 'the 'explosion oc
curred. Flag had been hauled down five
minutes before. Bteamer's name painted
on both s'des of the ship tn leters six
feet tall Had no warning and saw noth
ing.' ' . : ; '
" Message f ran - Page.
Ambassador Fsge sent' the following
"Admiralty 'has reported from Queens
town that the Nebraskan Is now on Its
way to Liverpool under ' Its own steam
and Is being escorted. I am sending naval
attache to Liverpool' to examine ship,
which. It now appears, was outward
bound from Liverpool ' to ' Delaware
Breakwater, when It wa torpedoed."
1 The messngs from ' Consul Frost said
the ship had '"struck a mine or torpedo,"
but gave n details. A. soon a the 'dis
patches were received at the State de
partment they were forwarded to the
White-House and Immediately placed be
fore President Wilson, i As they did not
mske It certain whether the steamer had
been hit. by a mine or a torpedo, they
left unanswered the principal point that
tho president and his sdvlsers want made
clear. .Tliey 'expect further -report from
the naval attach'. Pending receipt of
clearer explanations, no action will:-be
taken.' . i ' : .-'': .
KJNG CONSTANTINE ,
. IS REPORTED BETTER
'PARIS, May 27. King Constantlne of
Oreec't Is better, according to the 'Ath
ens cerreepondent of the Havas agency.
It 1' understood thet his majesty's, physi
cluns."t -the request of the 'government,
are ronsiiltlnr with Prof. Albert Rabin,
who -Is now In France, by telekraplilng,
a lid are taking his advice concerning th
royMl 'patient. ...
Garden contests are makino;
Omaha blossom aa the rose,
also planting' in our young'
people , a love of nature's
beauty sure to keep the
appearance of the city at
tractive. . WANTED Stenographer who csn
operate bn.lih premier; law ex- -pet
lent e prererreo. but not aasen
Ul. sslary t to 170 to start; an
swer at once.
' Tot further particular a boat
this opportunity. th Wast '
A geetloa of Ta Bee today.
WARSHIP IS SUNK
IN TURK WATERS
Majestio Torpedoed While Support-
ino; Army on Oallipoli Field,
but Most of Those Aboard
PRINCESS IRENE IS DESTROYED
English Steamer in Government
Service Blown Up and Seventy.
Eig-ht Men Perish.
ONE SURVIVOR IS PICKED VP
LONDON, May 27. All the crew
of 250 men of the British steamer
Princess Irene except one man, and.
in addition, seventy-eight dockers
who were at work on board the
steamer, lost their lives today when
the vessel was blown up by an explo
sion on board in Sheernass harbor.
The steamer was In the government
LONDON, May 27. The torpedo
ing and sinking of the British battle
ship Majestic is announced by the
admiralty in the following state
"An enemy submarine torpedoed
and sank H. M. S. Majestic, Captain
H. F. Talbot, this morning while it
was supporting the army on the Gal-
"Nearly all the officers and men
Ship of 14,000 Tons.
The battleship Majestic wss a vessel
of 14.J04 tons and of 10,000 horse-power,
it officer and crew on a peace footing
The Majestic, which wa built In 1S95.
carried four twelve-Inch, twelve six-Inch
and sixteen three-inch guns and twelve
three-pounder guns. In addition the ves
sel was armed with five elghteen-lnch
The sinking of the Msjestlc makes the
fifth British battleship lost In th. Parda
nelle. campaign and the second by a
hostile submarine, the Triumph having
been sent to the bottom In the Qulf of
Baros last Wednesday. The French also
have. lost one battleship In the Turkish
campaign he Bouvet.
Princess Irene Blown t p.
Lloyd' annouhnes , that ' th. British
steamer -prliuas Irene ' waaoiddanlx
blown up today la Sheerness harbor. Th.
Prlno.BS Irene wa in the government
servicer Sheerness Is a naval arsenal of
Oreat, Britain on. the Thames.
The admiralty in confirming th. explo
sion on hoard , the .- Princess Irene says
that seventy-eight workmen must hav.
perished In the disaster. Only on. survivor
was picked up. , ' '
, Admiralty'. Statement. -The
statement of the admiralty says:
' "The Princess Irene was accldentallv
blown up in Sheerness harbor this morn
ing. Bo far as is known, only one sur
vivor' wss picked up. Three men belong
ing to the ship ware not on board at the
time of the disaster.
"Several men belonging to vessel ly
ing close to the Princess -Irene were
wounded by falling splinters."
. Pastors Who Aid
, Liquor Interests
ROCH ESTER, N. T.. My a.-8o far
as the 127th assembly of the Presbyterian
church of the United State Is concerned
no further action will be taken on the
Union Theological seminary. The move
ment to offer resolutions disclaiming any
Intention of Implying moral turpitude on
the part of the seminary' director and
providing for a committee to investigate
the New York prebytery ha been
Presbyterian chaplain of th United
Stat, will hereafter be appointed after
a committee of the assembly ha passed
upon their candidacy. This action was
approved by the assembly today.
The committee oh temperance was given
an additional 110,000 for Its work In the
An overture recommending that the
assembly meet biennially Instead of an
nually wa rejected.
An overture presented by the Ohio
synod, giving power to excommunicate
pastors or elders who by any secret or
overt act glvs aid to the liquor Interests
was approved by the assembly. Tha
action not being retroactive, does not
effect the case of Dr. Charles H. Park
hurst. The question of the right of evangelists
to perform marriage ceremonies came up
on an overture from a western synod.
They objected to such encroaching on the
prerogatives of regular pastors. The as
sembly decided that a synod hss not
power to refuse this privilege to evan
gelists when such marriages are within
the law of the civil code.
A new synod Wyoming wa ordered
created. This make forty-on syncCs In
the church. Atlantic City was chosen
for th next general assembly.
DAMAGED DURING STORM
NEWPORT, R. I.. Msy W.-The battle
ship Rhode Island dragged Its anchor
during a heavy gale that swept Nsrra
gsnsett Bsy Isst night snd wss blown
sgalnst the battleship Nebraska, carry
ing away a portion of ths bridge and In
juring some of the guns of the latter ship.
Both vessels lost considerable aldegear.
Admiral Fletcher ssld today the dam
age sustained by the Nebraska could be
A rumor was persistent today that a
lauix h b longlnv to one of the ships
sank during the night. luvestlgstlun by
ths admiral proved the report without
WIN WITH BAYONET
Allies' Forces Capture Several Otto
man Positions at Point of
FRESH TROOPS BEING ADDED
PARIS, May 27. A dispatch to
the Havas agenry from Athens, dated !
May 26, says the action of the allies ;
against the Turkish positions tn the;
Dardanelles straits Is continuing
vigorously. Reinforcements are con
stantly being brought up. The Turks
appear to be terrorized by the Inces-
sant renewal of the attacks. These '
indicate to them the absolute deter- j
mlnatlon of the allies to force thej
straits. From time to time the Brit
ish and French artillery throw a
veritable hall of shells ou the Turks. !
Another messsge from Athens, dated!
todsy. says th allied forces are -ontln-
uing their advance on the Oallipoli pe- j
nlnaula. As a result of a bayonrt at-;
tack they hay. occupied important ro.t- ,
tlons where they are now strongly en-,
trenched. The losses of the Turks have !
hern heavy. Th aeroplane auundrcn of ,
the allies Is rendering splendid service. '
The fleet Is continuing Its bombardment ;
of the Turkish positions night and day. ;
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rays that 40 Italian families havo fled
ftom Smyrna to Vourlah In Asia Minor,
where they are awaiting a steamer- to
take them to Italy.
Review of Operations.
LONDON. May n.-Offlrlal nsrrs'lves
of the military operations on the (1111.
1 nr.ll r,..nln.nl. HM 1 -. .....
. were given out In Ixmdon this afternoon.!" In no Un"r- They laud th
Tliey set forth that on Msy S after the oiuuoinnos or tne Russian rotlre
sirlvsl of fresh troops, which iniMudnd ! nient, which they are ai calling rs
part of the territorial division, a genial , masterly as that of the allies fron
a vance of the allied troops took pluce. I ,nn. nines iroi.i
A h..i. ......I... tu - . i , i i i
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d.v tnn allied feets.
I During th, night of May M a portion
j of the Australian and New Zealand corp
had been transferred from Kaleh Tepe
to take part In .he attack. Very severe
fighting took place alt day long, snd by
nigimail the allied line had been ad- ' onrroaiet Rack Other,
vanced from 1.000 to l.fOO yards. But i ,,a,V nd Austria now are engaged In
the left of the advance was checkej hy aith" fmlllar roles of Issuing contradictory
strong Turkish redoubt manned with ma- offl,-IM communlcatlona relative to the
chine guns. .border fighting, but It Is claimed that
Just at dusk French troop obtained
possession of an Important tactical point,
which was then thoroughly fortified dur
ing tha night to serve a a pivot for fur
On May 7 the attack continued, the
Prsnch troons aaaln imnrovlns- their no-
sltlon, while on the left the twenty-ninth
division succeeded Just before sunset In
driving toe enemy back nearly Into th.
village of Krithla. .
. Alajr.S tho attack wa again resumed
and kh advance In the face of a very
heavy fir was begun, French troops at
tacked the Turkish ' trench with th
bayonet and the1 Whole line except on the
xtreme left advanced steadily. During
th night the Turks attempted a counter
Attack, but thla was everywhere repulsed
with heavy loss. .
During the fighting of these three days
the Australian corp at Sari Balr, In spit
of having aent reinforcements to support
th. pialn attack, successfully resisted all
attacks. The fighting on these three
day wa severe. Happily a large portion
of the Brltlrh casualties represented only
light wounds. It has been clearly demon
strated that the Turkish defenses were
strongly constructed and . that their cap
ture must be achieved by the slow and
methodical methods of trench warfare.
The, French throughout these operations
fought with magnificent courage and
dash: also they suffered heavy losses,
Oroond (.alaed Everywhere
During Muy S. ground was gslned every.
where and consolidated. Th fifteenth
and sixteenth battalions of the fourth
Austral Is n Infantry brigade attacked and
carried with th bayonet three line of
Turkish trenches at Sari Balr and estab
lished themselves therein.
A heavy Turkish counter attack was
launched at dawn of May 10. and forced
th Australian ' back to their original
trenches, but the guns of the corps wer.
in readiness and they opened fir. on the
enemy at close range. The execution
wss terrible and the bodies of Turks lay
o thick upon the ground as to form an
During May 10, 11 and 13 further rein
forcement of the French, British and
Australian troop arrived. On th night
of . May 1.' troop of the Twet.ty-nJnth
division, under Major General Hunter
Weston, undertook an attack salimt th,i
enemy' extreme tight, under cover of a
demonstration by artillery and Infantry.
A double company of Ghurkas rrept
along under preclpltou. sea cliffs and
occupied a cleft In front of the allied line,
where they Jug themselves In during th.
On May 13 and 14 the left of th. allied
line was again further advanced and
the position of the Indian brigade made
On May 17 the Twenty-ninth division
worked further forward and etablithed
themselves In trenches 800 yards In ad
vance. Middies Will Be
ANNAPOLIS. Ml., Msy 37. The entire
membership of the first and second
classes at tho naval academy underwent
a re-examlnatlon In Spanish todav be
cause of the suspicions of the academy
autnonties that the question prepared
for tha examination had been obtained
and made use of by some of the midship
men. The suspicious of the official ware
arouaod through indication that the of-
rice of the head of the department of
language where the aueatlona wm h.nf
had been robbed. Officials are Investigat
ing tne case.
President Arriage '
Of Portugal Resigns
LISBON (Via Paris). May M.Th.
president of Portugal, Mauel de Atria.
ARMIES IN WEST
Galicia, Italio-Austrian Frontiei
and Dardanelles Expected to
Furnish Next Sensa
OPEN FIGHTING IS EXPErSIVI
Each Insignificant Advance Found
to Entail Enormous Leases
OFFICIAL NEWS CONTRADICTORY
, j, Mtty ' Nothwltll-
"Ending the superb w enther, th-j
:'n tenders in the western arena of
I ostllltles. realizing the t(rrlbll
ven ,nRlRn,f,rnnt nd,ano
... . -am j
""'"i'8' hnT0 reverted, generally
Peaking, to the trench wnrfaro cu
the winter and It Is Galicia In tho
esRt, the Dardanelles, nnd perhaps
t,i- A ,.
wie naio-Aiiitrian front er which ar
1 11,0,1 ,lkpI.v to furnish spectacular dv-
I velopments during the next fortnight,
j The Russian at last have admitt;1
the extent of their retreat from 'lut
chief Dunajec to tho Ran, hut they
proress that the Auntro-Oerman rus t
has been help up and that PreEenivrl
I n r2AM-M- a .....
. , aim Austrian now art
' rmKln ,m reinforcement nnd fresh
i 7"" , .? 'n1 anoth"- r,"t "le will
I ,," Ti l i? de.tfrm,n whether the new
I Lack ir H hi Ru"tan hv
I ' ,nbU
! '""r" nv bw,n V no Important en-
gagement. Of tha SM mil. r.t
frontier between Italy , a nd Austria, It Is
estimated that only one-fifth Is cf a
character for critical military operations,
and Italy force now In th. field are
T '"T " rt
: ""owing the
"mowing tne course dictated by , geo-
.necessity,, on rmy driving
toward the river Isonso and Trieste and
the other into the Tyrol, where th.
rough 'country preotudej ny decisive en
gagement at an early date 1
tondon waa but little disturbed at th.
raid last night of a Zeppelin airahlp at
Southend. Such raid have ceased, to h.
a noTelty-and the result' this time was
slmllar'to that of previous visits, that I
a few noncombatant were killed or In
jured and the material damage was slight
Adriatic Takes '
NEW YOHK. May rT-The TVhlt Star
liner Adriatic left New York today for
Liverpool with 3M pangera and 1,W
ton of general cargo and munition, an
unuaually Urge manifest. Only three of
the paasengcrs. P. I,. Foster of New
York, Miss D. Well of Philadelphia and
R- A. Hoffey of Maywood, N. J., were
American. Another passenger wss Sir
Thomas Shtnghnesay. who ws born In
America, but Is British by naturalisation.
Ho I president of the Canadian p.rin
Railway company. Word that th Cun-
j aid Jin steamer Orduna had
Liverpool today was received h. th. in
May Wheat Drops
CHICAGO. May !7.-Wheat for May de
livery dropped In value S cent a bjshel
lody in addition to a fall yesterday of
nearly 7 cents. Th price today went to
114?. a against 11.60. at th close Isst
night and against 11. tl at th crest of
tho war excitement on February S. Vir
tually no excitement resulted today and
other trading month remained compara
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Back oa the road to yesterday,
Xe a ehaao I nussad, la the long age.
whea life wa yoaag aad youth aglow."
Ooatly, I wondered., if Kspa s arrived;
aveadtng say thought, h then replied;
"A better ehaao. I foaad ea. day
Am X happened to read the Want Ad
"I forged ahead and got oa wall
X live uptown ta a big hotel -Aa4
the lesson, air, X teach with pride
A friead ta need, la the Classified."
Ths man who aaya that Oppor. '
tunity ooinea but unce is mistaken.
It comas dally in varloua shapes
and forms In the Want Ad Pages of
The Omaha Be. Another way to
find It out Is to advertise your
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