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Lowell Sun (Newspaper) - May 15, 1916, Lowell, Massachusetts .THE WEATHER Probably showers tonight and Tuesday; wanner to- night; easterly winds. O'CLOCK ESTABLISHED 1878 LOWELL MASS. MONDAY MAY 15 1916 PRICE ONE CENT Brook and Bog Encountered on the High School Palmer Will Remove Sewer There Is more trouble ahead In the high school question. It developed on Saturday when the men from the city engineer's office who are making soundings encountered water anil bog at a distance of twelve feet on the centre Jine of. the lot extending from Ihc high .school to tho Kirk Street church. This information was given out this morning at the office, of Commissioner Donnelly at city hall and the com- missioner admitted tliat it was. some- thing to worry :ibout. He said the engineers Informed him' that 'they struck hoK and water at a depth of twelve feet and an old resident gave out the information that all the land from the school to the river is madn land and that before it was Riled in a brook (lowed to tho river along the line indicated by the soundings. The engineers will continue their soundings until they strike hard pan, but it is not known what may be the delay or extra expense as the result of Saturday's findings. But so much op- Continued to pnpe Visits Belfast to Arrange Coalition Between the Two Irish Factions DUBLIN, May 15. via Premier AsriuHh, who has been in Dub- lin for several duys, departed this morning for Belfast to confer with prominent men Ln the north. Premier -Asquitli's visit to Belfast seems to give coior to reports that he is trying to arrange a coalition between the two Irish factions for a temporary war government of Ireland.. There has been no rebellious move- ment In Belfast. Testifies in Perjury Trial of Officers .pf.R.iggs National Bank WASHINGTON, May 'resident Taft was first today-on-tho witness list In the perjury trial of three officers of the Riggs National Lank, called as a character witness to testify In behalf of the hank's presi- dent, C. C. Glover, one of the indicted men. The case of the prosecution has not been completed, but H agreed to request by counsel for the defense to How one witness to testify at this time. 12 INDICTED BY GRAND JURY AR WOMEN INCLUD ED IN LATEST ROUND-UP BOSTON', May Thom- as Lynch and Thomas Towle ot" the Boston police, Detectives Sherlock and Thompson of the state ar son .their whirlwind tour yesterday by arresting six of tin alleged "arson trust." The officers ar rested six Saturday, and their quid work yesterday brought into custods the entire 12 persons indicted by thi grand jury. Those arrested yesterday are Harry Halpert, 37 years old, cigarmaker. of 12 Marion square, Bast Boston; his wife. Fannie-Elalbert; 29 years old; Mi- chael Blum of 192 Marion street; Mor- ris Ballinoff, 28 years old, actor and bookbinder, of Marion street; Julius Yorke of 6 Frederick street. South Bos- ton, and his wife. Ida Yorke. The speedy work of the arson squad, which swept the city and suburbs in swift automobiles, grabbing the pris- oners one by one in different sections. will bring into court'this morning all those indicted by the grand jury, which investigated a number of recent fires in this county. Can No Longer-Counte- nance Interference With Mai Is to En gland WASHINGTON', May Ameri- can government Is preparing a protest characterized by officials as "very vig- orous" against the interference with mails to and from the United States by Great Britain. A note to be sent lorward in the near future, will take the position that the United- States can no longer countenance seizure and detention of mails to and from tho United States, particularly those con- cerning neutrals San Antonio Officials for Raiders of Glenn Springs in Washington SAX ANTONIO, Tex., May formation indicating a plan for the resumption of raids across the inter- national line near Brownsville. Tex., has reached army headquarters here and will, it is expected, cause a con- siderable ftrenglhenine of. the force now patrolling that district. Ollk-int reports gave no additional news of the activities of armed Mex- icans opposite Progreso. Tex., hue their presence there .Is lit line with reports made by both agents of the department '.ot justice and agents ot the elate department. EXPEDITION" IX SEAUCH OK RAIDERS CHECKS DASH MARATHON. Tex..' Jiay ex- pedition In search of the baTidlts.whp raidPd Glenn Springs has checked" .Its dash into Mexico and Is now awaiting' Continued to nage trfo I dpal was led into the court. Sir John Dickinson, who presided, the lawyers and the witnesses all having taken their places before Casement arrived at 10.40 o'clock ind entered the dock. There was a hush of expectancy as he entered the room, and every face was turned .in his direction. Far from appearing deeply disturbed at his position. Sir Roger maintained much, of. his characteristic complais- ance. He smiled and nodded as he saw friends In tho court room. With Sir Roger was Daniel Bailey, an Irish soldier captured by tho Germans early In the war. He went from Ger- many to Ireland In the submarine with Sir Roger and was taken prisoner at Tralee. As .the examination proceeded Sir Roger showed in his movements some slight indications of the nervous strain under which he was laboring. Ho paid strict attention to the proceedings, and occasionally took notes which he handed to his counsel. it is feared that they also were lost. BELGIAN EXPEDITION SCORES FURTHER SUCCESSES IN GER-ri MAN EAST AFRICA PARIS, May successes for the Belgian expedition which has Invaded German East Africa wera an- nounced In the official statement Msv sued today by the Belgian war departs ment at Havre. The statement says that Col. ,MoIinU tor, in command of the southern umn, occupied Kigali, capital of taa German province of Ruanda on May 8. The Belgian troops also have cap- tured the Island of Klviuvl In Lake Kivu which the Germans took by surf prise at the beginning of the war. CHARGES AGAINST ACCUSED LONDON. May Roger Case- ment, tho supposed head and prime in- Contlnuwl to page 4vfO Don't Fall to Read THE SUN Sporting Edition TONIGHT. YOUXG MAX ACCUSED OF MURDER- IXC MARION FIIAXCES LA3I- Daniel Bailey, Who Landed With Sir Roger From German Submarine, is Held on Same Hearing in London Police Court- Attorney General Opens for Crown FBATUItES OF YESTERDAY'S: WAR NEWS DUIEF FORM Russians make further advance to- ward Bagdad, driving Turks before- them in fierce engagements; sustain temporary check In Kopo mountain glon. 4 Germans report British lines peneL (rated at Plogsteert wood. British say attackers were driven out again. President Poincare of France de? clares Germany must ask peace and submit to terms of allies before war will end. Another Zeppelin reported dsstrojed oft the coast of Norway. WAIJKEGAN. 111., May trial of Will H. Orpet, a 20-year-old junior at the University of Wisconsin, charged with the murder of Marlon Frances a, high school girl of Lake Forest, began here tort.iy. The girl was found dead of poison in the woods near her home last February. The .prosecution has summoned one hun- dred witnesses. FUNERAL NOTICE Explosion in Du Pont Plant Near Gibbs- town, N. J. GIBBSTOWN, N'. J., May men are reported and a dozen injured by an cxpfoslon today at the Repauno plant of the Du Pont Powder j Co.. near here. Among the dead are 1 believed to be the superintendent ana Ills assistant. Employes of the company said they would he unable to give the exact num- ber killed and injured until the men had been checked up. Five buildings were demolished by the explosion. So far as car. be learned the blast occurred in a building where nitrate was being manufactured. Dy- namite and other high explosives used for commercial purposes are manufac- tured at" the plant. LONDON, May Roger Case- before tha courts. This Is due not only funeral of 'John M. Ylackett will take place tomorrow at- ternoon at 3 o'clock from the funeral chnribcrs of Bros.. Law- rencr, street. Services at St. Peters church at 3.SO. Burial in St. Pat- rick's cemetery in charge of Bros. IN SUPERIOR COURT The case of Mary K. Crowe vs. the Boston Maine railroad, an action of tort in the sum of 525.000. which was started at the civil session of thn su- ment, who only a few years ngo achieved international fame for the services he rendered his government in the exposure of the Putumayo rubber atrocities, today faced the bar in an ordinary police court for a preliminary examination to determine whether he should be held for trial on the charge of high treason asainst the same gov- ernment in connection with the rebel- Daniel Julian Bailey, who faced a sinv ilar charge- Not in many years has so much pop- to the prominence of Casement and to speculation as to his ultimate fate, but also because it has been expected'evi- dence would be produced which would lay bare a widespread plot resulting In the revolt. Long before the hour set for the hearing, crowds began to gather out- ride the Bow street court, hoping to admittance or at least to have a lion in Ireland. Beside Casement stood glimpse -of the man alleged to have been the moving spirit in the conspir- acy. There was an unexpected number of ular interest been manifastcd in a case I replications for seats In the little court room, but admission was restricted to about rmo hundred persons, including representatives of the press. Among the earliest arrivals in tho court was Sir Horace- Flunkett of the department of agriculture In Ireland. He took a se.it near tho magistrate. It was understood Sir Horace was merely a spectator and would take no part In the day's proceedings. A number of relatives and .friends of Casement, in- cluding seven handsomely gowned wcmcn, .also reached court at an early MTTtDEIlEO WOMAN' TO DEATH IX PUBLIC SdL'ARK AT WACO, TEX. WACO, Tejc.. May [persons as witnesses 15.000 including women Washington. started at the civil session of thn .lesse. Washington, negro perior conr; las! week, was brought to boj. who to the criminal as- this noon and given to the fauUJnK murder of Mrs. Lucy Fry- irrv shortVv before court adjourned for ar Fcven south of here, last Mon- THE HERE'S a cold, hard fact to hang to as regard our announcement sales. They PROVE UP 100 per cent, and better. Not only does the merchandise justify the advertising! hut the cus- tomer is agreeably surprised to find even more than he was lei! to expect. Probably this is why we have a long list of satisfied customers than a good many stores. day afternoon, was taken from the fifth district court room shortly before noon today and burned to death on the public square. s TWO DAY SXOW STOint DBADWOOD, S. D. May Is nearly two feet deep on the level here as a result of a two day snow storm which ended today. To further accommodate our patrons, we are providing a separate entrance to our Safe Deposit Vault. Additional coupon booths and a cus- tomer's room will he Installed and gen- eral improvements to facilitate the handling of our business will be car- Alterations will be made after bank- Ing far as is possible, in or- der that our customers .will not be greatly Inconvenienced. Friends of Irish Free- dom Call for Protest Against England Mayor O'Donnell, Jas. F. Miskella, Jos. Smith, J. F. O'Connell Speak tThc Oldest Bank In Lorfell) Associate Hall Packed by Audience and Hun- dreds Turned Away hour and were provided with seats well The stage was all set when the prln- Sharp Fightingon West- ern Front-Bulgarian Camp Bombarded Sharper fighting Is now In progress In other sectors of the western front rhan in-the Verdun region, upon which Ettention has been chiefly 'centered for nearly three months. Notable activity has been reported recently alone the British lines In northern France and Flanders and to- day Paris records brisk-action by the artillery on both sides in the Cham- pagne, the scene of the main French drive in last September's offensive. At Verdun, the play of the heavy guns is being kept up to some extent, there having been bombardments In the sectors of tho Avocaurt and FJill-304, northwest ot the fortress. British attempts to recapture tne trenches taken by the Germans recent- ly near Hulluch, north of Lens, have been repulsed. Berlin declares. Th- French also have been on the ag-grcs- Flve, attacking in the Verdun region ou the west slope of Dead Man hill and near the Caillctte wood, but falling to gain ground. Bombardment of the Important Bul- garian camp at Xanthl, on tho Macedo- rian front by French aeroplanes Is re- ported In a news agency despatch from Ealonlki. Artillery firing continues along the frontier, but the infantry is yet Inactive. VOX'IGEL CASE POSTPONED; NEW YORK. May pleading or Wolfe von Igel, former secretary to Capt. Frana von Papen, to indictments charging conspiracy to blow up tha Welland canal and violations of tha United States customs laws, was post- poned until Wednesday in the federal court -today on application of Assistant District Attorney Roger 3. Wood, pend- ing the determination by the state de- partment of the status of the.papers felzed in von Igel's office at the time of his arrest. SCHOONER TOWED I.VTO BEDFORD, May three-niasted schooner Mystic, bound from Cape Verde Islands for New Bedford was towed into: port here" day bv the steamer Petrel. The'MysM tic until she reached Great Roun'd Shoal lightship off Sunday was .destitute of Xantuckgt and h'art beer, crippled after a five weeks' battle with storms. Shs-' had 172 persons on board including 150 passengers. The Petrel picked the Mys- tic up at Great Round Shoal lightship whera she anchored yesterday. APPEAL OF KODAK CO. WASHINGTON'. >ray The East- man Kodak Co. today appealed to tha supreme court from tho decree of tha New York federal district ;court, which held AUSTRIAN SUCCESSES OVER ITALIANS ANNOUNCED IN OFFICIAL REPORT BERLIN'. May 15 (By wireless to Tho following is the official Austrian report of May 13: front: Our troops repulsed several attacks on the northern slope of Monte San MIchele. Tho Italians suffered heavy losses. "Russian and Balkan fronts: Tha situation is unchanged." FRENCH DIRIGIBLE BALLOON FELL INTO SEA OFF SAR- DINIAN COAST PARIS, May dirigible bal- loon which is reported from Toulon to have fallen Into the sea off the Sar- dinian coast belonged to tho French navy. An official statement issued to- day says th.it the balloon caught tiro 'rom a'n unexplained cause while fly-; ng over the Mediterranean last Frl- j lay. The bodies of the six persons aboard have been recovered. The fatOj of the remaining two Is unknown but i MAYOR O'DOXNELL JAMES F. MISKELLrA An audience that packed Associate hall to the doors gathered last even- ins at the call of the Padrnic II. Poarse branch of the friends
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