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   Boston Evening Globe (Newspaper) - January 16, 1915, Boston, Massachusetts                                HelpWanted in the Globe Bring Good Help and Plenty of Call Early With Your Advti for of your Sunday Globe by ordering it Edition VOL LXXXVIINO 16 SATURDAY JANUARY 1915TWELVE PAGES PBIOE EVENING ure French WIN A VICTORY Kaiser Ash That All Birthday Festivities Be National Officials on the Promise Prosecution of Any Violations of Wheat Drops Five Cents in POPE PIERCED WITH GRItF BY THIS E Starve 1 Jan French War Office this afternoon gave out an offi cial statement as follows In Belgium yesterday there was artillery fighting in the region of Nieuport and in the vicinity of From the Lys to the Somme at Notre Dame de Lorette near Carency the enemy reoccupied portion of the trenches he lost to us Jan At near we have con tinued to make The enemy delivered an energetic pre ceded by a violent artillery on our positions to the west of La Bois This attack was Along the entire front from the Somme to the Meuse no Infantry en gagements were reported In the sectors of Soissons and Rheims our artillery obtained notice able advantage at several different such as the scattering of a regiment that was about to reassem causing an explosion in a Ger man the destruction of flelo In the Argonne therewas yester day a rather determined artillery at tack on our positions at Fontaine From the Argonne to the Vosges we checked completely a spirited at tack of the enemy directed agains our trenches at and the Ger mans evacuated the crest of the Ml to the north of east of Pont This they were compelled to do by the fire of our In the sector of the Vosges ther were artillery exchanges on all th There was also some heavy rifle particularly at Tete d In upper Alsace there was rayer which swaya our hearts Is for le Fatherland that God will gra iously grant us further victories ver our after a peace vith a happy future for our Emperor Williams birthday is an It is understood here that he customary court balls will be money oted to entertainments will his year be applied to charitable Jan 16 President Wilson today directed Atty Gen Gregory to investigate whether there had been any violation of law in the rise of prices of wheat and The President had before him today the suggestion of Mrs Julia president of the National Housewives that he order an embargo on wheat exports from this country should prices continue to The Department of Commerce prob ably will bo asked by tlio President to furnish Information showing what de gree of increase in exports of wheat and flour followed the outbreak of the European Mr Gregory has promised prompt prose cutions on any evidences that illegal combinations have forced up the price of wheat and flour or other food One investigation now being conducted in Chicago Is being watched closely by the Department of From various sources suggestions have been made to the Pi Jan how severely the Marsica district in which Avezzano is is best told in a terse telegram which Mgr bishop of the Marsica sent to Pope The tele gram reads The Marsica diocese has been transformed into a great Capelle and Paterno razed and almost all inhabitants Ec some some A few villages in the diocese are but generally desolation It is an immense and distressing The in reply to this telegraphed the following Being the father of all the but first of the I am pierced with grief by this immense I extend my arms to my unhappy children and am praying for peace for the dead and comfort for the i More wounded having been brought to the Santa Marta which is close to the the Pope hgaln visited the patients to comfort To every one he gave a ntense BRITISH CRUISER DRAMA TAKES ON FOOD AT LIMA Jan British aux liary cruiser Orama arrived here yes erday and took on provisions and sailed AMERICAN SUSPECTED OF BEING A SPY IS RELEASED NEW Jan 15Edward an who was arrested at Goet as a spy has aeen released through the representa tions of Ambassador and is oeing escorted to the German frontier by the consul at This news reached Mrs Bright this morning in a telegram from Sec of State bargo be laid on resident that an emr wheat and lour ex ports to keep home prices Offi cials declined today to comment on any of WHEAT DROPSFIVE Lively Day on the Chicago Market Partial Recovery Before the Jan dropped five cents in the first 15 minutes of todays session of the Board of Trade on reports that a Congressionalmovement was on foot to prohibit May which closed at sold down at In the later dealings generous export sales here and at the Includ ing considerable amounts for ocean ship ment in put relative firmness into the The close was unset tled at 2V8 to 3ya under last with May at For a brief itme trading assumed an Head of Barnum Association Used Mails Chief Postofflce Inspector Letherman GREEK SYMPATHY WITH SAYS MINISTER Jan 16The Greek addressing a meeting here last said We are not only Ln sympathy but are absolutely devoted to the cause of England In this great world because we are KAISER WANTS BIRTHDAY FESTIVITIES OMITTED via The Hague and Lon Jan Reichsanzelger has published a decree signed by Em peror according to which His in view of the serious ness of the present asks that festivities usually held on the occasion of his birthday be omitted this An exception is of the celebration held in churches and The Emperor asks even that the many letters and telegrams gener ally sent to him on his birthday by societies and private al though always highly be dispensed with this His Majesty says he fears that these com munications might interrupt the tele graphic and postal systems and in terfere with his work at general For this the decree goes I am obliged to beg that especial expressions of good wishes be omit Nor are these for in these days of tribulation which have come for our Fatherland I am often with the greatest satisfaction Of the strong bond of love and confl denco which unites me with the Oer RUSSIAN FLEET SINKS EIGHT TURKISH VESSELS Jan A Petrograd dis patch to the Havas Agency states that it Is reported from Sebastopol that tile Russian during recent sank ight sailing vessels transporting re iforcements to the Turkish Army in Anatolia Asia DARING EXPLOIT BY CAUCASIAN TROOPS Jan How the Russians btalned command of a most important lositlon in the Carpathian passes by a Continued uii the Third man I thank in advance each persoi whose loyal supplication on my be made to the throne o the as well an every on who will think of ine in a friendly I am one the whole German and their Tug 3 P the At i itreme decline several of the louses began to purchase on a liberal The result was a quick but only to about half the extent of the When comparative calm had jeen restored the May option was steady around GUS WILLIAMS SHOOTS HIMSELF WellKnown Actor Said to Be I THE United States Weath er Bureau forecasts tfor Boston and Its vlclfliltyand for South ern New England Falr tonightSunday unset probably snow or rain moderate north to northeast For Northern New England Fair and colder Sun day increasing cloudi probably followed by local Mod north and north east For Eastern New York Unsettled with snow in north and snow or rain In south portion late tonight or on Sunday warmer tonight west portion north to east increasing by Temperatures at 8am Greenville and White 20 below New York Washington LoulB Chicago Bismarck Highland Sam Wind north 6 cloudy ia Boston 8am Barometer in 88 maximum minimum humidity 91 percent 9 The Temperature The thermometer at Thompsons Spa records the temperature up to 3 p m as follows 1014 3 a B a 8 u 12 1 p 1916 lib OUS tlio famous NEW Jan Williams for many years a typlfler of humorou German characters on the stage and ai associate of Tony shot hlmsel today while at the entrance of the sttt tlon of the Putnam Railroad In Gett He had just alighted from a New York which reached th station at 1 Mr who was 67 years ok had been In New York visiting a theatrl cal for engage When he left home he seemed 1 good his wife For months Williams has been 111 wit stomach He wastaken to St Josephs Hosplta where It was said he was STRUQK BY IRON NEW Jan 10 Cornelius Vanderbllt had a narrow escape from serious Injury when a fragment of gas weighing more than a crashed through her car ilaBo window and inflicted a wound about three Inches long In her right cheek Just below the A BUB main whlon had been taken from the sutjway excavation at BBth at and Btb av was being broken up bythe fledge hammer pf a the almost panicky A storm of stop I received a telegram from Postofflce ln loss orders from illprotected bulls came SDector AV Hurley from tVia TriQvVpt Einrl fmmd thfi nit tem nL I this morning to the effect that larger e had arrested William nown as the head of the socalled arnum an advertising gency which offered employment ddresslng envelopes to men and women ompelled to do home alleging hat they could thereby earn from o per The charge against Mabie is using the Inlted States malls in a scheme to de It has not been settled as yet vhether the defendant will be tried In Connecticut or this Postofflce Inspector Jennings of this ity said this morning that he had done a small part of the work of Investlgat ng and had learned that ho had advertised in the Boston as well as ther It was necessary for a lerson answering the advertisement o Inclose a sum varying from 30 cents o for the outfit to be used In the which he or she hoped would prosperity to the This in ducement appealed mere particularly to he decrepit and deformed and to women who were unable to leave home to seek employment because of their iriflrm According to the thousands of letters came In reply to the adver They were addressed to the Worcester but were remailed from there to thereby giving the postal officials the Impression that there was really no such the Barnum According to the Inspectors Southport and New Haven were stations where the mall was deliv and many of those replying to the advertisement were not even favored with an Many of these same letters now passing through the as thousands fell easy victims to the clever wording and alluring induce ments promised In the Chief Inspector Letherman had re ceived many pathetic letters telling of THREE CLINTON GIRLS DROWNED Sled Breaks Through Ice of a Jan and intense cold are adding to the sufferings the earthquake victims and increasing the already huge death is in plenty but its transportation to many of the towns anectea s all but because of obstructed Rescue prosecuted at the beginning with all possible now being pushed for every hour of delay means death by starvation or exhaustion for buried From town after town m me tricken section come reports of excavation of ruins that was too late to save Attention gradually is turning from the center of the dis turbance and the greatest to other and smaller where an almost equally large percentage of the population was Only 360 Killed at of i DAMAGED AREA IS 1200 of late reports show that the 3 less disastrous than had been At Sora of the population appear to have been While train loads of wounded and Injured continue to arrive in Rome additional details of the horror come all tending to estimates of the tremendous loss of Reports Indicate nex o In only one case so effects of the quake were 360 pterno wiped with 1000 and Samelino with 600 of its population of 1600 All are environs of Boy With Them Saved by Brav Telegraph Caught Twoof But They Broke Jan 16 little girls roke through thin ice Big Pond and ere drowned Henry 2 years was rescued after a long mmersion In the Icy The dead re MONICA 10 daughter if Patrick ANNIE 7 daughter it Martin AGNES 8 daugh er of John The Klttredge boy was dragging the ittle girls across the Ice on a sled when 10 ventured on the thin ice near a exists in ledge hammer o a H e Vanderbllt ooaoh passed a splinter struck Mrs Her doctor oald the poverty of victims of this and other schemes which the postal officials have been and of privations endured by the guileless in order to save from their slim pittance enough money to meet the requirements of the Men as well as women have com plained of the Barnum The only difference was in the fees de those of women ranging from 80 cents to while men were Induced to advance double that In some In Lena than a week ago Postofflce In spector who has the proseoU tlon of the fraud began the In vostlgatlon of Chief Letherman regards It as a particularly Dig oatoh and will marshal all the evidence u hand to prove the Governments con Untlon that Mablo has been using the malls In a scheme to The defendant it Is for nwly a captain In the Connecticut Mil MABIE IS HELD IN FOR HEARING JAN 23 NEW Jan William arrested Bridge port by Federal officers last nigh 40 tonlgbjli IbM charged with ualrlg the mails In notiTeriotUh Second Pnwu Horror of Possible The horror of possible flood added to famine and suffering from cold s in the neighborhood of the Fucino which has been obstructed dammed up by a landslide at Soldiers and Allans are working desperately to clear the Though it seems to be definitely established that the preaent earth uake will not rival that of in in the number of the Percentage of population appears to be much t seemsr to the dry construction of buildings that was almost universal hroughout the stricken Messina had dead and injured present reports indicate deaths and twice as many injuries in this Pew build ngs were not leveled by this itilvert leadln ce broke an hrown Into the ig to another all the children The were Patrick a Boston Maine tel igraph stationed In a switch ower heard the childrens cries and hurried to the He plunged into the water and managed to lelze hold of two of the elrjs and the The little girls struggled so vlo ently that they broke away ftvom Korans grasp and were carried vindoi Moran held fast to the Klttridge lad until Charles a brother of the could push a ladder across the oe and enable Patrick Moran to read shore with his After other assistance had reachec the the bodies of and Hester girls were but physl clans were unable to resuscitate BREAKS THROUGH Little Cambridge Girl Drowns li Charles River Basin and Is Recovered Christella 8 years of 8 Cam den was drowned In th Charles Rlvor today at the foot of lard The In con nany with several other wa playing on tne and when she al tempted to obtain a hockey stick whlc lay about 30 feet from the lo broke and she fell bystanders made vain effort to rescue The body was reoovere at bjj ike Metropolitan SQUARE MILES Jan the district ot wires the Rome correspond ent of the Dally there are four other destroyed Massa dAlbe and with an aggregate population of Undoubtedly there are numbers of dead in the ruins of these The area seriously damaged is VM square in which there ara many small villages not yeteven touched by the rescue All surviving In habitants of the devastated region navo lett their homes and refuse The work of providing for these fugi who fear a repetition of the earth is a serious pi Fire has broken out in the ruina ot which town the rescuers have been unable to reach because ot impassable The troops are doing magnificently in the districts where they have been able to organize rescue Every where they have taken suitable pre cautions against looting and Generally the work of rescue must proceed since hiiste in creases oC victims y caus ing the collapse of the A from Home to the Times states that Pope Benedict has sent sums of money to bishops in the dio ceses which suffered from the earth quake for relief FLOCK OF WILD GEESE v FLY NORTH OVER HULL1 Jan largo flock of wild eese flew northward over this towri esterday Weather prophets lere say this is a sign of warm No Foreigner Reported The absence of foreigners in the district now devastated is another ioint of difference between this quake and the Not only were the American consul and his wife killed at but a long list of tourists Tom the United States were reported in addition to travelers other No one not an Italian has as yet been reported as njured or missing in the present Up to the preaent time the Italian Government has declined foreign official but this has not prevented unofficial aid of all Mrs Thomas Nelson wife of the United States has contributed S500 to a fund being and other American women are following suit Mrs Page heads a committee of American women who are working for tlu and money received will be handled by the Central Relief Committee in The Duke of the Abruzzi is now touring the central portion of Italy doing all in tois power to aid the Ambassador Page plans today or tomorrow to go to Avezzano and other towns to render WHOLE VILLAGES OFFICIAL REPORTS SAY via Jan reports regarding the exten of the earthquake disaster are now being received by the They concern towns and villages in the district which Avezzano is located and thus far are as follows destroyed except one house 1000 dead out o 6800 San totally destroyed 600 dead out of 1600 Inhabitant destroyed number of victims not yet ascertained To get good help and plenty of advertise In tomorrows Be sure to read the Uncle Dudley editorial in to morrows Sunday BOO ROOMS FREE SHOWER Special ELABORATE TABLE dHOTE SUNOAY PINNER Will bu nerved III Main Dining Koam unil ftift Ciifc from SOUVENIR to EVERY LADY I JAPANESE GARDENS Hoymarkft 8B80 on TneHtb FORECAST TW TODAY FAIR   

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