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VOL. XLV NO. 12G.
OMAHA, FRIDAY MORNING, NOVEM1JKR 12, 1915 TWTXVK PAGES.
Oa Trains, at Hotsl
Hews Stands, eta 40.
SINGLE COI'Y TWO CENTS.
EIGHT LIVES THE
Twister in Sweep Through Several
Towns in Central Fart of State
' Wrecks Hundreds of
GREAT BEND HIT THE HARDEST
Small Town of Zyba Thrown Into
Mass by Violence of the
HUNDREDS OF TREES FLAT
KANSAS CITY, Mo.. Nov. 11.
The number ot dead In the wind
storm which swept over central Kan
sas early last night, wrecking hun:
dreda 6f homes in its course through
several towns, remained at eight to-
tilffht. PnmmiinlrBMnn with all tint
a few outlying sections of the j
Stricken district was re-established
Although the damage was greatest
In Great Bend, whefe a path three '
blocks Wide through the Industrial j
and residential sections was cut by I
a tornado, reports tonight show that
Zyba, Kan., a town of 200 popula
tion, was the most thoroughly
wrecked of the towns and villages in
Kvery building In Zyba Is aald to have
suffered damage and many of them were
demolished. Three persons were killed
there and several Injured. In a blow
lusting only a few minutes the entire
town was thrown Into a mars of strug
gling humanity, wrecked homes, treea and
Every llnlldlng Wrecked
Reports of damage to buildings, death t
(Ao live stock and Injury to Inhabitants on
isolated farms , were received late today.
Near Pratt. Kan., a farmer who had been
away from home for the night returned
today and found every building wrecked
end his family scattered to the homes of
neighbors. The family had been In the
home when the storm struck and no mem
ber there escaped Injury.
Hundred of trees, one of the most
valued things about a prairie home, were
blown down. In many cases great cot
tonwoods which were planted when the
country was first settled were snapped
off or split.
Great Bend late today began to recover
from the shock and began cleaning up
the debris.. A- company of the Kansas
National Guard assisted In an examina
tion of the wrecked buildings and in pull-
li rt Anwn AatiffwrAII rulna.
Lighting Plant Destroyed.
Thai ilcrhttfi nlAtit waa AaatrAvejl and
the wires over the greater part of the
city were blown Into a hopeless mues.
It was believed no electrlo light would
be available for more than a week.
. Hoiaington, , Kan., was also supplied
with light and power , from the Great
nAa . nviii without witter In the
rky mains tonight and will be in that
condition several weeks, according to the
city officials. The standplpe was blown
town and the pumping plant destroyed.
Deaths were distributed aa follows:
CHARLES H. SMITH.
W. W. HALE.
MRS. L. U FORGE.
AN UNIDENTIFIED MEXICAN LA
BORER. Many persons at first believed dead
were later found burled in the rulna of
their homes and rescued alive. Some,
after being reported dead for several
hours, were found long distances from
Early this afternoon messages from
Zuba said Mrs. H. L. HarUe and a
young woman named Meadows were also
Idled there. Others members of the
Hartle family were said to have been
Injured seriously. Their home was de
molished. Storm Starts la Colorado.
The tornado that struck Great Bend
and towns near there last night, was
local so far as Its cyclonic properties
were concerned, although It was part of
a general rain and windstorm that cen
tered yesterday morning in central Colo
(Continued on Page Two, Column Two.)
Forecast till T o. m. Friday:
m For Omaha. Council Bluffs and Vicinity
Fair, slowly rising temperature.
CoaaparatlTO Loral Record.
JUUl. Ml. 171.1.
Slichest .yesterday 47 tit 52 . 64
lowest yesterday....... ?! 37
1ean temperature 43 6
Temperature - and prectptatlon
tiires from the normal:
Normal temperature 3S
Kxcess for the day 3
Total deficiency since March 1 191S.. HI
Normal precipitation 4 inch
Exceas for the day & incii
Total rainfall since March l.,2.ti7 inchea
. JTeflclcncy ulnce March 1 1. it Inches
Iefk?lency for cor, period, 1914. 1.40 inches
"Deficiency for cor. period, 1913. 7.41 inches
Reports from tatlAoe at T I. M. '
Station and Btata Temp. High- Rnhv
or tv earner. i p. m.
(Cheyenne, lar 14
Davenport, clear 42
JTenver. clear 34
ixi Moines, clear 4!
North Platte. ciar JS
iimihi. clear 4t
Kap'd'Clty. pt. cloudy... 34
rheiHan pt. cloudy i
H'oux City, clear 4
Valentine, cl.-ar M
6 a. m 3
rVty . S a. m 37
7 St ::::::::::::::!!
4 p. m 47
- P. m 45
rp" p-,n 41
-" 1 7 p. in i
5 p. m 41
4S .iri !
44 .6 l
L. A. WELSH." Local Foro ajter!
BY OMAHA: VICTIMS
Miss Slater Positive, as Are All
Others, He Is Criminal Who
Held Them Up Here.
DISPOSITION NOT YET CERTAIN
WICH1TA, Kan., Nov. 11. (Spe-j
cial Telegram.) Positive identifica
tion of Arthur Hauler charged here
with several assaults and other
crimes was made tonight by five
Omaha people. In the nuntber was
Miss Grace Slater, who was with W.
II. Smith on the night he was killed.
Other people who identified Hauser
were Mr. and Mrs. W. T.. Hause,
Mrs. Whitney and Ed J. Malone.
They assert that he is the man
who held up a small house party on
the night of October 9. The Identi
fication of Hauser took place In the
county Jail about 5:45 o'clock in the
evening. About twenty prisoners
were turned loose in a big room of
jail and the Omaha party was
I let Into the room
Without a bit of hesitation Miss Slater
! and the other members of the oartv
plckcd ausor out of the crowd na the
man who perpetrated the outrages iit
Omaha. They stated that there could
not ""' mistake
As the party entered the room of the
Jail Hauser was partially turned, but this
did not prevent hla identification. The
women in the party broke down and
cried and despite the declarations of the
officers that there was no danger they
InRiHted on leaving the room at once.
Whether the Wichita authorities will
waive the rights on Hauser has not been
decided. The county attorney and sheriff
are in favor of letting Omaha have him.
County and city officials will meet soon
to decide what will be done with Hauser.
It Is believed here that he is guilty of
the murder of a popcorn vender here sev
eral years ago and an attempt may
made to trace that crime to him before
he lsdellvered to the Nebraska authori
ties. When viewed in the Jail Hauser was
wearing an opal ring which Maloney,
Mr. and Mrs. Hause and Mrs. Whitney
declare he was wearing when he robbed
the house party. The Omaha delegation
left tonight for their homes.
Thieving Pirates, is
Way German Journal
Interprets U. S. Note
HAMBURG, Nov. 11. (Via London.)
The Hamburg Nachrlchten, commenting
on the American note, says:
"Pirates, commercial . - robbers, law-
breaking and 'Inelegant' extortionists are
pilloried before the whole world by the
note, whose protests and demands are
exhaustively based on existing treaties.
That Is the chief meaning of the not. '
"The violation of Grecian neutrality
was established for all time by the
Grecian note of protest over the signature
of the then premier, Veniselos. The note
of the United States has also testified to
Oreat Britain's numberless rlmea
against maritime law.
"What will happen further depends on
how Washington is ready to act If Ita
demands are not fulfilled, and If Great
Britain does not abandon its violations
of neutral rights. The American gov
ernment does not lack the power and
methods of bringing pressure to bear.
For the present we are content with the
characterisation of Great Bdltaln as a
selfish, greedy and thieving despot on
the free seas."
At Waucoma, Iowa
DUBUQUE, la.. Nov. lL-Waucoma,
Fayette county, seventy-five miles north
west of here, was struck by a tornado
early this morning. The Catholic church
was demolished and the Parochial
school badly damaged. A livery barn
Was demolished and scores of residences,
barns and other outbuildings were Wn
abed. The property loss is estimated at
nearly $100,000. No one was Injured. Con
siderable live stock In the country to the
southwest was killed.
O'CONNOR NOT ALLOWED
TO LAND IN ENGLAND
NEW TORK, Nov. 1L-Mlchael J. O'
Connor of New York, arrived today on
the American liner 6t. Louis and told
how British soldiers with fixed bayonets
had stood at the gang plank of the 6t
Louis and prevented him from landing
when the ship reached Liverpool on
October 26. ,
"I guess I was not allowed to land l.i
England because I was an Irish political
suspect," said O'Connor. "I was also
placed In the ship's brig for five days, and
after I vas liberated I was under con
stant surveillance by stewards."
O'Connor said he sailed for England to
look after, some property he bad pur
chased there. He admitted he had taken
considerable Interest In the Ulster ques
tion before war broke out and for this
reason the British authorities may have
ASQUITH DENIES THAT
LONDON, Nov. 11. To make the mat
ter quite clear. Premier Asqullh staled
In the House of Commons tonight Field
Marshal Karl Kitchener, secretary of
state' fur war.- had never - tendered his
resignation either to King George or t)
ANOTHER BOAT WITH 27
SURVIVORS REACHES LAND
NAPLES, Italy (Via Paris), Nov. 11.
Another boat with twenty-seven surviv
ors of the Ancona has reached Cape Bon.
Tunis. The names of the occupant
PaK'luule Laurane, an American citizen.
Is among the missing passengers of the
tlon here today,
craft guns, sv - one of
LINE OF TEUTONS
Czar's War Office Reports Resump
tion of General Offensive Along
the Eastern Front.
SEVERAL VILLAGES .RETAKEN
LONDON, Nov. 11. An acute re
vival of the submarine Issue, chiefly
in', the Mediterranean '-accompanied
tf a gc?baTfe'nsIve"'SctrTrtyT)f "Ine
Russians on the eastern front, makes
.the war news read today like a repe
tition of history six months old.
Along the southern extremity , of
the Russian line to the west of Czar
torysk, where desperate battles have
been under. way for several weeks,
the Russians claim a considerable
success, .which Is said to have re
sulted In breaking the Austro-Oer-man
lines and to have culminated In
u retreat, during which numbers of
fleeing soldiers were drowned and
2,000 taken prisoners.
In the Riga' area the Russians main
tain they are more than holding their
own. West of Riga the Russians have
consolidated the positions they . recently
won and claim to be the occupants of
several villages which uad been in the
hands of the invaders.
Few than area In Balkans.
LeBS change is reported from the Bal
kan front than at any time . since the
new campaign began. It Is new def
initely established that the French are
not In possession of the Serbian town
of Veles. a daring cavalry raid which
apparently reached at least the environs
of the place being reaopnslble for the
erroneous report that the town' had been
wrested from the hands of the Bul
garians. It Is unofficially reported that both
wings of the Bulgarian forces Invading
Macedonia was menaced by the Anglo
French advance, while the Serbians are
said' to have resumea the offensive In
the region of Babuna pass, where they
recently won an important success. The
Serbians are making a stand there, and
it is also reported that they have 'estab-
(Continued on Page Two, Column Four.)
Sent by Dakotan
Held Up by Censor
SIOUX FALLS. 8. D-, Nov. 11. (Spe
cial.) Because Herman Halvorson ot
Sinai, a member of the Board of Com
missioners of Brookings county, quoted
two verses of scripture In a cablegram to
hla brother, Peter Halvorson, a mission
ary In Madagascar, the British govern
ment held up tho cablegram under the
belief that It was a cipher message. The
cablegram was sent to the brother In
Madagascar for the purpose jof Informing
him of the death, of the mother of the
two men In South Dakota. The two verses
of scripture had -been selected - by .the
South Dakota brother to be used at the
funeral ot the mother, and he cabled
them tat his brother so the-latter could
utilise the same verses at simultaneous
funeral services In honor of the mother
at services held by htm in his mission In
The British government finally was sat
isfied, after referreg the matter back to
the United States and South Dakota, and
after a delay of some days permitted the
cablegram to go forward after the word
"verses" had been added.
The cablegram constated of fourteen
words and cost the South Dakota brother
. I 1)1 IUv ThM la nn Annht that Rriflah ami.
eminent spent several times that empunt
lefore It was convinced that the cable
gram was purely a (jertonal one from one
brother to another announcing the death
ot their mother.
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Dispatch from Copenhagen Says a
Naval Battle Was Fought Near
Entrance to Kiel Bay.
DOORS AND WINDOWS OPENED
COPENHAGEN, Nov. 11. (Via
London.) A cannonade of terrific
Intensity was beard yesterday In the
Twfrhnfiyhimit np'hs' 'Shtr.jF.r. tiawlTertalw that- thN-rnHMtkmll' Km r,mA
In the' Baltio sea It la believed bv
in mo oaiuu sea. it ia Deiievea oy
J lu"'ftce. Every means of clearing up such
result of a British submarine attack
on a German squadron.
The firing lasted twenty minute and
was of such violence that the doors and
windows on the Rocky Harbor were
blown open. Houses vibrated as though
In an earthquake. The weather was so
thick that It was Impossible to observe
any of the details of the engagoinent.
Fehmern belt is a channel separating
the Prussian Island of Fehmern from the
Danish Is land of Lacland. Fehmern Island
lies about thirty-seven miles east of the
entrance of Kiel harbor.
Dies in Washington
WASHINGTON. Nov. 11. Charles Taber
Martin or s Angeles, a son-in-law of
Secretary McAdoo, died early today of
pneumonia, at the secretary's home
here. President Wilson went to the house
to extend his sympathy before o'clock.
Mr. Martin was the husband of the
former Miss ' Harriett McAdoo, who la
now In Los Angeles. No arrangements
for the funeral have been made.
ALHAMBRA, Cal., Nov. 11. Mrs. Har
riett McAdoo Martin, daughter ot the
secretary of the treasury, left here this
afternoon, despite a dlptheria quarantine
for Washington, where her husband,
Charles T. Martin died today. Nona
Martin, Mrs. Martin's only child, has
been HI of dlptheria. Mrs. Martin was
thoroughly fumigated and departed on
an overland limited after leaving the
baby In charge of a trained nurse.
Before French Front
PARIS, Nov. 11. A dispatch from 8a
lonlkl to the Havas. News agency under
date of Wednesday says:
"The' Bulgarians have retired from
Bbuna and have concentrated before the
French front around Cerna. la a heavy
fog that has prevented operations for the
last twenty-four hours.
The Serbians are attacking Katchanek
from the north and have captured the
; "Tetovo baa chaged hands several times
In violent fighting. It Is now held by the
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SINKING OF ANCONA
BY UNITED STATES
Ship, Ercn if it Attempted to
Escape, Entitled t3 Time to Re
move Noncombatanti to
THI3 IS WASHINGTON VIEW
Lansing; Refrains from Expressing
Opinion Until Facts of Case
CONFLICTING REPORTS ARRIVE
WASHINGTON. Nov. 11. Offi
cial reports describing exactly how
the Italian liner Ancona was de
stroyed still were unavailable today
and In consequence Secretary Lan- j rush for safety men, women and chll
sing refrained from expressing anjd.cn overwhelmed the boats, several
Press reports indicating that the
Ancona was given warning, but that
many passengers were lost as a re- j
suit ot shots fired by the attacking
submarine after the liner came to a
halt were read here with grave In
High officials of the American govern
ment hold that, wher heeding warning a
belligerent merchantmen 1 entitled to
sufficient time to place noncombatants
In a place of safety and that the fact tht
a vessel previously attempted to escape
does not Invalidate that right.
Many l'hnaea Dlarasaed,
Many plinses of the question were dis
cussed Informally by officials during the
day, but with the reservation that formal
comment or action necessarily must
await tho detailed reports from
Ambasrsdor Page at Rome and Amer
ican consuls In Italy and North Africa,
who have been Instructed- to obtain affi
davits from survivors. So far It has been
Impossible to ascertain definitely the
number of American cltlscns lost.
Conflicting reports concerning tho colors
raised by tho submarine which attacked
the Ancona attracted much attention. It
one rrpoit that the submarine flow a
German flag Is confirmed, officials said
this would be consldorrd aa an act of war
sufficient to serve notice that Italy and
Germany were in a state of war. There
never has been any declaration of war
between tho two countries so far aa the
State department la advised and the cus
tom has been In cases of thla kind to
await some overt act as an evldenoe of
the state of hostilities.
Wootd Be Take Vp.
Should It develop that the submarine
was manned by a German naval force
and flew the German flag, It Is considered
itha ,bJect f immediate dlplomatfs 'efrubmrin whlch w couM
. I plainly, was an Austrian, came aln-v.
points through American diplomatic and
consular sources will be exhausted, how
ever, before either the Austrian or Oer
man government Is approached.
Oil Will Be Shipped
in Special Trains
RICHMOND. Cal.. Nov. U.-An express
train with an armed guard and carrying
700,000 gallons of petrol to fill war orders.
wilt leave here for New York every i
twenty-four until the Panama canal Is
reopened for traffic, according to an an- '
nouncement today officials ot the Stand-
ard Oil company. The first train Is sche-
duled to leave today, ever the Santa Fe,
with the right of way over all other
tral.is. and with a time limit for the trip
of sixty-eight hours. The trains, like the
ones that leave today will consist of
twenty-five oil ears, eack carrying 30.000
gallons of petrol and each train protected
by an armed guard.
To Get Norris Men
On the Delegation
A private little meeting of friends of
United States Senator Oeorge W. Nor
ris was held here some time yesterday
to see what strength could be mustered
for Norris in case he ta a candidate for
the presidency himself.
A. C Kpperaon of Clay Center, was
credited with being the controlling spirit
of the movement.
The plan ta to secure delegates to the
national, republican convention who twill
be fritndly to Norris In case he Is sprung
as a dark horse, aa has been Intimated
I at various times.
Omahans Not Sorry
To See Deakyne Go
The fart that Lieutenant Colonel
Deakyne has been relieved by the War
department from his position as head of
the engineering department of the Mis
souri river district Is not seriously re
gretted by the Omaha boosters for Mis
souri river Improvement. Deakyne Is the
man who made the preliminary report
unfavorable to the further Improvement
ot the Missouri river for navigation pur
poses. The Commercial club of Omaha,
through Its river navlngatlon committee,
protested against the report of Deakyne,
and his dismissal from the position, com
ing immediately following the filing of
the protest, is looked upon as possibly
New British War
LONDON. Nov. 11. Oreat Britain's new
war committee of the cabinet during the
temporary absence of Field Marshal Karl
Kitchener, it was officially announced
today, will consist of Premier Asuulth,
Arthur i. Balfour, first lord of the ad
tnirallty; David Lloyd George, minister
of munitions; Andrew Bonar Law, secre
tary for the colonies, and Leglnald D.
McKenua, chancellor ot the exchequer.
SHELL FIRE CAUSES
PANIC ON ANCONA
Much of Loss of Life Caused by the
Ruth for Boats, Several of
Which Are OTerturned.
FIRST STORIES OF DISASTER
LONDON. Nov. 11. The Italian
steamer Ancona was not sunk with
out warning, according to informa
t on obtained from survivors landed
at Malta by the Reuter correspondent
and cabled here.
The Austrian submarine, which
overhauled it after a long, stern
chase, gave the commander a brief
respite to permit the removal of pas
sengers, but the Indescribable panic
which began among the Immigrants
on board as soon as the underwater
craft was sighted was responsible for
the loss of many lives. In a mad
of which were overturned before they
could he lowered. Many of the oc
cupants fell Into the sea and were
Passengers agree, the correspon
dent says, that shots fired around the
steamer by the submarine apparently
to hasten the loading of the boats
ndded to the panic.
fthla Sank Monday Afternoon.
The Reuter dispatch, which contains
the first connected story of thjs sinking
of the Ancona, Monday afternoon twenty
hours after It bad left Messina, Sicily,
"We left Naples with a falriy large
number of paxsengers. Intending to sail
direct to New York, but soon after leav
ing port received a wireless message
directing us to stop at Miaasln for more
passengers and cargo. The people aboard
were mostly Greeks and Italians with
large families on their way to the United
States to settle there. The majority there
fore were women and children.
"We left Messina at S p. m. The cap
tain, having been warned of the presence
ot enemy submarines, tooK all possible
precautions. At exactly 1 o'clock Mon
day afternoon we sighted an enemy sub
marine at a great distance. It came to
the surface and made full speed In our
direction, firing aa It did so a shot, which
went wide across our bow. We took this
to be a warning to halt.
Wild Panic on Deck.
"Immediately there was the wildest
panto aboard, not only among the women
and children, but among the men as
well. Women screamed and children
clung desperately to their mothers.
Meanwhile the submarine continued to
shell us. gaining rapidly. The fifth shot
carried away the chart house.)
"The . engines then were , stopped and
the Anconi.came jilowly to. a standstill.
was an Austrian, came along-
Side. We heard the commander talking
to our eaptatn. In a somewhat ourt man
ner we were told the Austrian had given
us a few minutes to abandon the ship.
Meanwhile the submarine withdrew a lit
' "We turned to the boats, which began
to be lowered without loss of time, but
the passengers were In a pandemonium.
Men, women and children seemed to lose
their heads completely. The submarine,
presumably to accelerate our departure,
continued to fire around the vessel. There
was a rush for the first boat lowered,
and In the confusion these were over
turned before they were free from the
(Continued on Page Two.lbolumn Three.)
The Day a War Newt
UEHHANI APPARENTLY have
abandoned their threat agalast
Rlaa alone the railroad from
Takana to the west ot tho city.
Berlla araay headquarters slated
today that tho UOrsnaa troops
kars ovsveaatod tho forest district
la the Ttelalty of Shi ok.
MORAVA RIVER la Serbia has bees
crossed at several polats by II el.
garlaa troops poshing westward
after the retreating Serbians, Ber
pnOMINENT ITALIAN aewspaper
declares mlstrnat exists as to tho
benevolence of Crwcs toward tba
eaeate powers. Action by Italy
ralast Balgrarla la orged.
ITALIAN LINER ANCONA, eaak by
a isbmsrlse la the Mediterranean
with the lose of a aambcr ot Amer
ican Uvea reported, waa aot seat
to the bottom without wsrslsg, ac-
the Ancona la declared to have
bee'a doe to panic among tho pas
acnaers, caused by the slaht of tbe
submarine and to tbe fact sllrgrd
that tho undersea boat fired re
peatedly shots both fore and aft of
tbe liner aa the passengers wt-o
taking to tbe boats, acceatontlag
KWI AUENt'l' DISPATCH from
Tools, oa tho other bond, declare
the commnntlcr of tbe Ancona .
acrta that the aabmarlae save it ,
llarr ao alaaal to atop, lie Insists
the vescl was shelled first from
'a dlstanc of five miles and that It
stopped. Subaeuuently. he ' do.
rlared, shells hit the boat Into
which paaseagcre were being
loaded, many passengers belo.
killed or wonnded on deck and la
PKWKR THAN ISO LIVES were lost
In the sinking of the Ancona, cou
aalar advlcea received In Wash
ington Indicate, figure obtalacd
bv the American consul at NH.
sh.rw that S4T were save! ast 400
on board, leaving 14U to bo ac-
counted tor. Some of these. It la
believed, will be reported aaved.
HEVY FIR1NO heard yesterday In
tbe Baltic Is believed la Copen
hagen to bnve been the resalt of a
British submarine attack on a tier
ma a squadron.
INMTIVITY AI.U(. the western
flatting front Is Indicated br to
dny's official atatrinrat from Paris,
which declare nothing has or.
curred worth recording.
Mrs. Cecil Grill of New York, Who
Sailed in the First Cabin, is
Among Those Reported
FATE OF OTHERS NOT KNOWN
State Department is Not Yet Able to
Determine How Many Ameri
cans Are Lost
SURVIVORS AT TUNIS AND MALTA
VA8HINQTON, Nov. 11. Secre
tary Lansing announced today that
the Slate department was making
every effort to gather Information
and details on tho sinking ot the
Italian liner Ancona. The depart
ment Is yet unable to determine how
many Americans were lost. It Is en
tirely without official advlcea as to
the circumstances of the sinking or
the nationality of the submarine
v hlch shelled and torpedoed the ship.
Statements will be taken from sur
vivors and the United States will
gather all possible Information be
fore taking the matter up with any
The Stete department received a cable
gram from American Conaul White at
Naples today saying that the Socleta
Italia says 347 passengers and crew of the
Ancona are reported as saved out of 496,
and that the ateamshlp officials believe
that more will be reported saved. The
department also received a message from
Ambassador Page giving some brief de
tails. Consul White's cablegram, dated at Na
ples last night and received here early
this morning, fellows:
"The Sorleta Italia now reports that
the following American eltlsens were
aboard the steamship Ancona:
"First Cabin Mrs. Cecelia L. Orell.
Steerage Alessandro Patattlvo, wlfo
ond four children; Mrs. Francisco Mas
colo Lamura and minor child, and Pas
quale Laurlne; and that 347 passengers
and crew were reported as saved out of
499. The ateamshlp company Is confident
that more will be reported as saved."
Four Hundred Reported Saved.
NEW TORK. Nor. lL-When the An
cona sailed from this port for the Med
iterranean October 17 there were 158 offi
cers and men In It crew. In the absence
of definite figures regarding the slse of
the crew aboard when the steamer waa
sunk by a submarine, Its agents believe
that IKS Is a safe estimate. These figures
added, to the passenger list of 482 make
a total ot 840 persons a-soard when the
vesssl waa torpedoed. The local agents
or the Italian line, to which the Ancona
belonged, still await an answer to their
messages to Naples asking for a list of
passengers when the steamer left that
News cables Said that S47 survivor, had .
been landed at Tunisian ports and f.ftr
at Malta. Ambassador Page at Rome has
notmed Washington that twenty-seven
passengers, believed to be Americans and
all traveling third class were lost. A
Rome dispatch last night said the sur
vivors included 14S Italian, stx Greek and
one Russian, besides Mrs. Ceclle L. Oriel
of New York.
Mrs. Oriel, a welt known Physician, la
the only American thus far reported
among the rescued. She was a medical
director of the Manhattan Trade school.
dui naa resigned that post and spent
much time traveling abroad studying the
hospital systems of Kuropa. Since the
war began she has been In Italy work
ing in a hospital for convalescent sur
vivors at Bart.
No Warning;, Saya Captala.
LONDON. Not. 11 (1 n. m A Ht.'.ni
News agency dispatch from Tunis, sayst
"The commander of the Anoona, who
reached hero Thursday, declare the sub
marine gave his vessel no alanal ta ainn.
The first sign of lhe presence of the sub
marine waa shells from a distance of five
miles, which grased the steamer. The
Ancona stopped dead.
"Subsequently shells hit tbe boats which
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