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WEBSTER TELLS OF I ALLIES LANDING
NEBRASKA'S BIRTH j MEN AT CORINTH;
REPORTED TO BE
IS EXECUTED AT
CITY OF JUAREZ
BEGINNING OF AUSTRIAN ADVANCE INTO MONTENEGRO This picture shows an
Austrian mountain gun position on the Montenegrin border before the recent advance into
that little country.
Interesting- Debates in Senate of
United States Over Admission
of the State.
Colonel Baca-Valles, Who Killed j
Many Men at Chieftain't-Or- .
der, Denies Guilt as
He Faces Death. I
BODY PLACED ON EXHIBITION
Along; with It is Corpse of General
Rodrignex, Who Wai Exe
cuted at Madera.
PARRAL REFUGEES ARRIVE
l IiITj I . w
JUAREZ. Mex., 'Jan. 18. The
bodies of Rodriguez and Baca Valles
were laid side by Bide on the sta
tion platform and during the fore
noon wero viewed by throngs of
"It is an" object lesson," remarked
Enrique Gonzales, a Carranr.a gov
ernment official. "Baca Valles was
a butcher by trade before the revo
lution began, and the death he met
was merciful compared to those he
inflicted on other human beings
while he was Villa's chief execu
tioner." EL PASO, Tex., Jan. 18. Colonel
Miguel Baca-Valles, bandit chief
captured at l'alomas, south of
Columbus, N. M., was executed at 5
o'clock this morning by a firing
squad at Juarez. Two bullets, fired
ai. close quarters, penetrated his
htart, after he had declared he was
not responsible for the robberies of
Villa and pleaded to see General
Gaviero, the Carranza eommandent.
Lieutenant Colonel Enrique Clsneros.
who was capture! last week with Baca-
Valles, Is belns marched overland with
eight followers caught with him, and ac
cording to Mexican officials, also will be
placed promptly before it firing squad.
Raea-Vailes arrived here last night on
tho train which brought the body de
dared to be that of Jose Rodriguez, the
bandit chief executed near Madera last
tewed by Americans.
The two bodies later were taken to the
Mexican customs house here to be viewed
by Americans, who have expressed doubt
as to the identity of the man executed
Baca-Valles, who was known as Vllla'a
most callous executioner at Juarez, was
taken from the box car in which he ar
rived a few minutes before 5 o'clock. He
was marched through the dimly lighted
platform, of tho railway station, where
many families spend their nights. Execu
tions had been so frequent at Juarez la
the final days of the Villa regime, how
ever, that not a ripple of interest was
The proccedinss were brief. The pris
oner Bald: "I am not responsible for
the acts and robberies of Villa. I beg to
see jour general."
The officer commanding the firing
squad said he had orders to kill, and he
snd a soldier Btepped up close to Baca
Valles and fired point blank into the
prisoner's heart. The body was then
taken back to the railroad station, where
it lay uncovered until after dawn on the
platform umong tho men, women and
children lying about wrapped in blankets.
Hcfnarccw Arrhe from Parral.
More than I'M refugees from Parral,
1'hlhuahuu. arrived here early today
aboard a special train which started from
the Mexican mining center yesterday aft
ernoon Tho party included a number of
women and children, who were worn out
by the fatigue of the journey and the
experiences preceding the arrival of the
They reported that VlUa bandits in
croups were scouring the country, clear
ing ranches, mines and other property
belonging to forelgnenra of everything
valuable. As far as anyone knew, no one
ns molested after the eighteen Amer
icans belonging to Cusl Mining company
party were massacred Monday a week
sua at Santa Ysabel.
The statement that the victims of the
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Forecast till 7 p. in. Wednesday:
For Omaha. Council Bluffs and Vicinity
-Unsettled, with probably snow; not
much change in temperature.
s a. in.,
i a. in..
It) a. m..
iparattve Local Record.
1914. 1913. 1914. 1913.
Highest eslerday -7 47 :i;
ljrtiol yesterday i 17 34 10
Mean temperature 1- 4i rl
Precipitation CO T .17 .On
Temperature and precipitation depar
tures from the normal:
Normal Icnipciatuit; 20
Deficiency for the day s
Total deficiency since March 1 .162
Normal precipitation 0'-' inch
1 H'ftcicury for the day 04 inch
Total rainfall since March l..!7.2 Inches
liefirlency since March 1 1.75 Inches
lefhiencv cor. period, 1914... 3.1k inches
IWIciency cor. -erio.l, i'.il'i... i.M Inches
Reports from stations at T I. M.
Station and Hi ate Temp. High- Raln-
tif Weather. 7 P. m. cut. tall.
nnm. riuuay "
uenver, cloudv IX :1 .11
I K-s Moines, clear Pi It .(ti
lode City, cloudy Tl .1
North Pintle, clear 2' .')
i itntiha. rieur
I la pil City, clear
Sheridan, part cloudv
Sioi City, clear
' T" liuM. nlen tru e of r recinit.-itlon
L. A. WELSH. Iaicsi Kuruiilir
' 7 P. in.
1-UnmmmmnmummaH k p.
POLITICAL IMPORTANCE OF MOVE
LINCOLN, Jan. is. (Special.)
John Lee Webster, president of the
Nebraska Historical society, dcliv-
ercd his annual address to the body
tonight. Mr. Webster dealt with
the admission of Nebraska Into the
union, Boing greatly into detail as
to the discussion in the senate of the
United States of the enabling act.
The proceedings in the United
States henate form one of the most
interesting chapters of the records
of that body, especially as Nebraska
was the first state to be admitted
after the close of the war of the
rebellion, nt a time when there was n
serious controversy between t lie con res
and President Johnson, and n consider
able division anions; republicans 1n con
Rrcss a to the policy that should bo pur
sued. The high places In this dchnte
were brought out by Mi. Webster, who
quoted liberally from the speeches of
Benjamin F. Wnde, John Sherman and
Samuel .1. Kirk wood, who warmly cham
pioned tho admission of Ncbrnkn, and
from Charles Sumner and Senator 111
munds, who opposed the uchnhslnn. It
nag romethlna; of a struggle between the
cast and the west, the older states see
ing In the admission of the new ones the
taking away of a control they then
wielded. It was finally argued to them
that the republicans would need tho
votes of the new states to pass th civil
rights amendments and other of tho re
construction measures in which they were,
The address vividly recalled a. chapter
of history with which the present genera
tion Is unfamiliar, telling how President
Johnaon twice Interposed his veto against
the admission of Nebraska, and how the
bill was finally passed over his objec
tions. The debate In the senate was of
especial importance, as giving a light on
tho line of thought that then prevailed,
and showing something of the political
Importance of the new state.
Lippitt Would Send
Army Into Mexico
To Catch Bandits
WASHINGTON. Jan. 18,-Senator Lip
pitt Introduced a resolution In the senate
this afternoon directing the president to
employ armed forces Immediately to pro
tect the lives of Americans In Mexico.
He said he was prompted to offer it be
cause he. .had read a storv that the United
States would aeek an agreement with the
South and Central American countries
heretofore consulted before taking any
The same story, he said, bad been de
nied In official circles earlier In the day.
and when Mr. Ltppltt asked how long
it would take the United States to get
tho permission of Argentine, Brazil,
Chile, Uruguay, Bolivia and Guatemala
to protect the lives of its citizens In
Mexico, the chairman of the foreign re
lations committee retorted the question
did not deserve an answer.
'American lives are being destroyed In
Mexico daily.-1 Senator Llppitt said. "If
I had been president last week when the
report of the killing of American citizens
reached Washington another sun would
not have set on the Sierra Mamre moun
tains before American soldiers would be
hot on the trail of the murderers. Such
a doctrine would meet a responsive note
In the hearts of the American pvioplc.."
'It may be," said Senator Stone, "that
few senators on the republican side are
really thirsting for war in Mexico, but
I do not believe that Is tho sentiment of
the sensible, conservative and patriotic
senators of the minority. The president
would be sjubject to Impeachment if he
ordered an Invasion of Mexico without
the authority of congress."
The resolutions were finally referred to
the foreign relations committee and the
Mexican debate gave way to the Philip
Serum Hastens the
Healing of Wounds
PARIS, Jan. 18. Dr. Pierre Roux, di
rector of the Pasteur institute, announced
to the Academy of Science last night that
a remarkable advance in serumtherapy
bad been made as the result of a dis
covery by Dr. Bassuet of a method of
cleaning automatically wounds that had
Dr. Bassuet employes - the polyvalent
serum discovered last year by Drs. Lec
lalnche and Valle. Dr. Roux said 420
wounded men who had been In hospitals
from six to fourteen months were treated
by Dr. Bassuet's method. As a result
the infection seemed to revive. Abcesaes
formed and burst spontaneously, elimi
nating bite of hone, splinters, bullets,
pieces of clothing and even drains and
silver tin cads left in the incisions by
After this had happened. Dr. Roux said,
the wounds healed quickly in most rases
and men who had been lying helpless
for months were discharged cured.
Body of Rodriguez
JUAREZ. Jicx.. Jan. lS.-The body of
Joae Rodriguez, the bandit leader, exe
cuted last Thursday at Madera, was
positively Identified today by a number
of Americans, Including United States of
ficials, who knew the Ville ulde when
he was here prior t1 the rolls re of tho
A gold fountain pen besiliiK the initials.
J. I.. 1.., liclmu the ldeiitilieutlun, hl. li
was made oiitfiually by ( niplo c of tli :
llul.ncora rum h, who i a pi lire. I RlMlri-
'' when tie a' peaic'l at the .p."ri).
Ministers of Central Powers at
Athens Have Been 'V'""'. d to
Burn A" ... V
GR nWuLD'TO FIRE ENVOYS
Berlin Hears Entente Allies Have
Served Formal Notice of Their
FORTY-EIGHT HOURS TO REPLY
RERUN. Jan. IS. illy Wireless
to Sayvil'.p. I A note to the Greek
government amounting, to an ultima
tum Is said by the Overseas News
Agency to have been presented by
1 ranee and tireai Britain. Accord
ing to a Sofia dispatch to the news
agency Greece i3 required to deliver
their passports to the ministers of J
the central powers within forty-eight
hours, failing which ihe entente will
take "necesfiury measures."
AMKTERPAM, (Via London.) .Inn. I.
Tbe Cologne Gazette Is Informed py its
Sofia correspondent that the ministers
of oil central powers at Athens have Peon
ordered to burn all the nehlves at their
legations to prevent them from falling
Into tho hands of the entente powers.
Land at Corinth.
IONDON. Jan. 1.-A dispatch from
Amsterdam to the Exchange Telegraph
company says that French and British
troops have been landed at Corinth,
Greece, forty-eight miles west of Athens.
Themeasage says that according to In
formation received at Amsterdam from
Sofia the allied troops which landed at
Phaleron re-embarked after a short In
spection of the city.
"Among the wild rumors as to the In
tentions of the ullles, " the message con
tinues, "is tho statement that they In
tend to advance to Athens, whence King
Constantino, his court and the govern
ment will retire In conformity with the
king's desire to maintain armed neu
trality. "In Sofia dispatches the question Is
asked what former Premier Venizelos
will do in that event; whether he will
proclaim a republic and whether the
army will side with him. These reports
are said to have occasioned undisguised
alarm at the Bulgarian capital."
Berlin Denies Any
Captain Von Papen
BERLIN, Jan. 18. (By Wireless to
Sayville.) A denial that Captain Franz
Von Papen, recalled German military
attache at Washington, paid money to
individuals in tho United States in con
nection with attempts to blow up muni
tions factories or bridges, was made
today by the semi-official Overseas News
agency. The news agency statement
"British press reports state that the
former Germun military attache at
Washington, Captain Von Papen, had In
his possession letters and bank notes,
seized by the British at Falmouth,
which contain evidence thst he paid
money to persons connected with ex
plosions in munitions factories in the
United States, and to other criminals.
Tho Overseas News agency hears from
competent authorities that these asser
tions are not correct.
"Captain Vou Papen's letters and bsnk
books, which were seized in violation of
the safe conduct guaranteed to him, ore
fo a purely personal character or have to
do with usual business affairs. Cap
tain Von Papen never paid money to
persons connected with attempts or al
leged attempts against munition plants,
bridges, or any other American prop
erty. No check was ever paid to
Werner Horn, who Is accused of an at
tempt to blow up a Canadian railway
I Hundreds of Bulgar
Soldiers Killed by
Air Craft Bombs
LONDON. Jar.. 1. Hundreds of Bul
garian soldiers were killed and a very
large number wounded In a bombardment
of Petrltul by a squadron of twenty-five
French aeroplanes, according to dla
patches received In Athens and forwsrded
by the correspondent there of the Kve-
I)S ANGELES, Oal.. Jan. H.-The
storm which has been general throughout
southern California since Saturday ap
parently was moving eastward today
through Arlxona. The rain has ceased
falling at most points near here today,
preventing further damage. Reports re
ceived here Incresse the death list from
the storm to four. The damage was esti
mated at from 11,000,000 to U-XO.OOO.
presumably to kill Maximo Marques, a
Ueneral Almeida, one of the bandit
leaders reported executed by Carranxa
officials, was killed, according to- the
ranch employes, in sn effort to rescue
Uun of those who identified Rodriguez
va:i C. K. Tracy, a mine company em
ploye, who tralb d Rodriguez' force from
houorn lifter Ihe defeat of Vl'ln. Tracy
' wn tiailins the hand beea'ise they iole
I fnt llice lieu of oneenirali from t h
, K T rie prope-ty In H it:m:i.
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ADVANCE DOPE ON
Republican Clans Getting; Ready to
Respond to the Call to Go
SEVERAL WOULD BE DELEGATE
Unless signs fail, quite a delega
tion of Omaha republicans will move
on Lincoln today to attend the
state-wide mass meeting, to bo held
there for the purpose of recommend
ing a Bet of harmony candidates tor
delegates to the national convention
ia Chicago In June, subject to the
pr'maries In April.
It is not certain, however, it will
all be harmony with a big li. at the
meeting, for the prospects now are
that the bunch from pduglas county
may-be disagreed on their preferred
candidates for delegates.
Started In Omaha.
It Is understood that the Lincoln har
mony meeting took Its Inception from
little gathering here in Omaha last De
cember, at which the Idea was put out,
that by dividing tho four delegates-at-large
equally between representatives of
the regulars and of the progressive ele
ment, everything would be made ac
ceptable to everybody. The names that
came out of this meeting were those of
the two 1912 stato chairman, Currle and
Kpperson, with (Jurdon W. Wattles to be
added from Omaha and a progressive
to bo chosen from Lincoln, b'or this
fourth place, two names have been men
tioned, ex-Mayor love, and now Ned
To -start the ball a rolling, petitions
were prepared setting forth the desires
for harmony In the form of a call for
a mass meetolng at Lincoln on the nine
teenth. These petitions wore circulated
and signed up In different parts of the
state, not making their appearance hero
In Omaha until last week, but in the
past two or three days have been iiullu
freely in evidence and many signatures
have been attached. In addition to this,
the MoKlnley club has been active In
inviting its members to go to Lincoln,
sending out letters over the name of the
president. Harry 8. Byrne, to all of the
names on its list. In the Interval, it Is
said, that another element of the party
not particularly friendly to Mr. Wattles
have also been conferring witu a view to
sending a delegation and proposing other
names, though just whose has not been
To Recommend Delegates.
All the talk at the beginning was to the
effect that the harmony plan concerned
Itself only with delegates-at-iarge, but
it Is now Intimated that if conilll Ions are
ripe, an attempt will he made to recom
mend district delegates for tho several
districts, the meeting being split up Into
sections so that thoso present from each
of the six congressional districts would
propose the names of two candidates for
delegates and hitch the whole list Into
one ticket for a complete delegation of
sixteen to go to Chicago, always with
the "If that they receive the necessary
votes in the April primary.
The delegates "recoiiiiiii'iuleil" ate all
expected to aland subject to whatever
preference choice may be exprefsed for
prertiiUnt and vice president. The mam
meeting, howevtr, Is to be addressed by
special invitation, by Henry l. Kla
brook who d far has been the only
active presidential campaigner In Ne
braska, and nllhoush not announced, the
presumption Is that ex-Kenutor HurKett.
who has Just put up bis lightning roil for
vice president, will alsa utilize ttio oc
casion to present his i luliim to the as
sembled republicans. No one seems to
know whether any attempt will bo made
to endorse either Kstabrook or lluikctt.
Battery Trouble Said
Cause of Explosion
WASHINGTON. D. C. Jan. Jg.-liatlery
trouble Is ludieved to have rauaed the
explonion Saturday which destroyed Ihe
submarine Y.-1 In the New York navy
ard. killing five men ami seriously In
juring nine other.. Thin Indicated In
the repoit of the hoard of Impilrv which
In estimated the incident and today sub-iiti-cd
H findings t the Navy depart-
-iy- v-rfr f - "r- i
FERRIS LAND BILL
PASSES TOE HOUSE
Measure to Create Stock Raising
Homesteads in Arid Regions
IS NOW UP TO HIGHER BODY
WASHING TON, Jan. 18. Tho
Ferris bill, to create a system of
640-aeres stork ralstnir homesteads
on arid, semi-arid and mountainous
lands in seventeen states, w as passed
late today by the house. All three
of the administration conservation
measures, providing for water power
development, mineral leasing and
larger stock raising homesteads,
now await the, action of the sen
ate. The senate puhllc lands commit
tee already has reported an Identi
cal homestead bill, and is expected
to bring out soon a bill Identical
with the house measure for water
power development. So far the bill
for leasing mineral lands has not
made any progress In the senate.
The new homestead bill provides that
the lands affected cannot be entered
until they are designated aa aubjeot to
entry by the secretary of the Interior
but applicants for homesteads are given
preferential rights until the lands are so
designated. The government reserves all
mineral lights on the homesteads.
An amendment adopted today, proposed
Representative Uandy of South Dn-
kota, would permit entrymon to make
second entry within twonty miles of bis
Ask Another Trial
Attorneys for Arthur liauser,
demned murderer of W. If. Smith, have
filed a motion for a new trial, this being
a part of the formal procedure leading to
an appeal to the supreme court.
Alleged errors In the conduct of the
trial are related In the motion. These
Include the overruling Of the. defendant's
challenge for cause of on Juryman.
Ii regularities on the part of jurors,
witnesses for the Stat and state's at
torneys are also alleged and It It is as
serted the mate should not have been
allowed to withdraw one of two counts
in the Information.
The motion Includes a statement that
new evidence In behalf of liauser has
in Stucco Blocks
I'ARIS, Jan. IS A Madrid dispatch to
the Petit Journal says 300 blocks of
stucco which were shipped from Zurich
to a merchant at Malaga, Spain, by way
tJenoa hava been found to contain rifles
and ammunition. The blocks lay six
weeks on the whsrf at Malaga. Then
one was open and found to be filled with
rifles. The authorities took 4,000 rifles and
4".0" rsrtrldges from the blocks. The
theory Is advanced that the rifles and
rurtrlduis were for .Moorish tribesmen
to bo used In an uprising.
iVeitv International Economic
Organization is Now Predicted
PA I! Is. Jan. IS. "The world Is soon to
see an economic organization on an In
ternational scale far different In kind
and extent 'from anything hitherto
known," said M. P. peixotto, president
of the American Chamber of Commerce
at the twenty-second annual dinner of
that organization, held here last night.
"The European nations are laying
plana for a flerco commercial struggle
which will begin In the near future. In
Trance this subject Is bring studied with
passionate Interest," he said.
France will control Its own commerce,
Mr. Peixotlo continued, but will need co
operation. One of France's prime needs
Is the Importation, not only of raw ma
terial, but also of machinery and manu
factured gooos. The stiles of France can-
! I..-''-'"" ' J M
RYNDAM PUTS IN AT
British Liner Arrives with All of
Its Passengers Aboard
THREE STOKERS ARE KILLED
LONDON, Jan. . 18. The steamer
Ryndum has arrived at (Iravesend.
The passengers who did not land
at Falmouth will remain on board
In accordance with official instruc
tions. Nono of them was injured.
Three) Stokers Are Klllefl.
LONDON, Jan. 18.-The transatlantic
liner Ryndam passed Southend today
down by the bows with a list to star
board. All the passengers are safe.
Three stokers were killed and four In
jured.. The Ryndam ia proceeding to
(iravesend under Its own steam. The
nature of the accident has not been
The Ryndam sailed for New Tork on
January 6 for Falmouth and Rotterdam.
It passed the Usard, January 14, but
Its arrival at Falmouth had not been
reported, although ordinarily It would
have reached Falmouth tho day after
being reported off the Lizard.
The Ryndam belongs to the Holland
America line, and has been in servloa
for a number of years between New
York, and Rotterdam. Hho Is 600 feet
long, of 22,070 tons displacement, and has
accommodations for 1,936 passengers. The
accident to the Ryndam must have oc
curred In the English channol. as the
steamer evidently passed around the
aouthorn end of England In tho Interval
since Junuary 14.
Gravcsend la twenty miles below ten
don. Ileeelre o Word.
NB WYORK. Jan. IS.-Officials of the
Holland-America line here bad received
I no word other than the news dispatches
or an accident to the Ryndam. The ves-
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101 passengers. She has a crew of 2X,
and a mlscelleanous cargo.
REQUISITION ASKED FOR
SLAYER OF ACTRESS
CLEVELAND, O.. Jan. l.-CIveland
officers were in Albany, N: Y., today
wllh reipiesta from Government Willis
for the requisition of Louts Rlanchettt,
under arrest in New York for the murder
of Iiolorea Kvanes, a 19-year-old artress.
' t a hotel here last Tuesday.
Rlanchettt was Indicted for first degree
I murder l.cio yesterday. The Evans gii
was choked to death and her body was
not found until the next day.
IHsnchettl was a chef for a local
etltlutic club, lie Is said to have confessed
to New York officers, saying lie fought
with the girl when she tiled to rob him,
but did nut Intend to kill her.
ALLEGED GERMAN SPY
ESCAPES FROM OFFICERS
NEW TORK, Jan. 18.-Ignatius T. Tre
blch Lincoln, .a former member of the
Hrltlsh Parliament and a self-confesaed
German spy. and who was being held
here pending extradition to England,
escaped from a' I lilted States deputy
inai.ihal last Saturday, it waa learned
today, and has not been seen since.
Pot supply needs. The United States
alone can do so. To take advantage of
the vast and hitherto only partially ulll
led source of supply from the United
States. France must permit American
manufaetureia to compete on -rms of
tariff equality with others nations.
Mr. Prlxotto concluded by pointing out
the benefits which would accrue from a
closer economic understanding between
the United States and France.
William Gravei Sharp. American am
bassador to France, also delivered a brief
The American Chamber of Commerce,
besides electing .Mr. Peixotto to bead the
organlsstlon for the ensuing year, cho,e
George Munroe to be first vice president:
W. Morgan Dsy to be treasurer snd
I .a err nee Slade to be honorary secretary.
Prisoners Arriving- at Kiev Tell of
Teuton Evacuation of Im
portant Fortress in
IS ONE OF GREAT TRIANGLE
Four Thousand Captives Recently
Reach City from South
INVADERS RUMORED RETIRING
K1KV. Russia. Jan. 18. (Via.
Petronrad and London.) Lutsk,
the Important fortress in Volhynla,
one of the trianslo of fortifications
there, Is being evacuated by the
Germans, according to information
obtained from prisoners arriving
Four thousand prisoners have re
cently arrived here from the south
Standard Oil Co.
Cuts Big Melon
SAN Kit A NCI SCO, Jan. 1.-A M per
cent stock dividend was declared today by
the Hlaudard ll company (California) at
tho regular directors' meeting held at
Richmond, Cat. Tho dividend, which was
In addition to the regular one of $2. GO a
share, was made payablo April 16 to
stockholders of record March 4,
There are outstanding 496,886 shares en
titled to the dividend of a half sharo
The stock dividend was made subject
to the approval cf tho California stato
The par value of the stock is $100 a,
share. Tho dividend, officers of the com
pany said, represents a little more than
half of the surplus, accumulated over a
period of years. The last annual state
ment showed a surplus of more than
Millions in Bonds
and Gold Bullion
NEW YORK, Jan. 1.-The 'line Tus
cania arrived toduy with a largu amount
of bullion and American securitieSt. esti
mated by passengers to be wort several
Miss Hyhll Eden, an English woman,
who has been serving- with the Red Cross
In Serhlo. said she understood a call was)
soon to be Issued urging the 200,000 op
more Serbians In this country to Join tho
new Serb army. Miss Eden was at 13el
grado when the retreat began.
Some of the passengers said when they
left Ixmilon on January 6 they heard
rumors that a fleet of Zeppelins had been
Sighted from the English coast. The
rumor could not be confirmed.
Ensign Forde is
the Naval Service
WASHINGTON. Jan. 18.-Enaigr Law.
renoo K. Fordo of Wyoming das dls-
mlsaed from the navy today by Presi
dent Wilson's approval of a court nun
tlal, which held him guilty of conduct)
unbecoming an officer and a gentleman
He Is charged among other things wltai
falling to support his wife.
PANAMA CANAL WILL BE
OPEN BY FEBRUARY 15
NEW TORK, Jan. 18,-The Panama!
canal will be opened to the largest ships
on February 15, according; to Colonel E.
P. Glenn, U. 8. A., who arrived her
today on the steamship Metapan from
Colon. Colonel Glenn returned from a
six weeks' trip to tho canal sone and.
said that when he left there was a chan
nel twenty feet deep at all points where
the slides occurred. He added that canal
officials bad sent out a notice on January
13 atatlng that the waterways would bo
ready for all traffic one month from that
The Day 's War News
Mil tlUIV l HA I.KA S, and.
denlr Brown tense from the allies'
point of view with the capitate
tlon of the Montenegrins, has en
(errti a nut nnd critical phase,
ari'orillas to reports through Grr.
uiun channels, which state that
the entente hail demanded that
(ireecr within twenty-fonr hoar
drllvrr tbrlr pnsaporta to the mln.
Istrra wf the central powers lis
HXTEVIK IMK.IIEST9 appear to ha
watching- floaty the situation la
Alhnnla, and recent nalces front
London declare that adeqaato
forces are now at hand tv defeat!
AS Al STIll A AEROPLANE sqaad
ron has (! raided Ancona,
Italy. One person woe killed, hal
only vnlmportnnt material daa
aae waa done.
IK THE HKCKXT SINKING of thai
Italian strainer Urlndlal, which)
track mine In tho Adriatic, 2S
persons wero drowned, It now ap
DF.MAI. IS EVrEHKU hy tho aeml
official news aavenry la Berlin,
that t nptnln Von f asts, recalled
t.rrmnn military attache at Wash,
laaton, made payments la Conner-,
tlon wllh attempts to alow up
munition factories or brldajra.
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