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   Wellsville Daily Reporter (Newspaper) - February 15, 1916, Wellsville, New York                                 mm  ".'■-i* 4  I. THÈ WEATHER  Ai.  _ WfìHlorn Xmv York-.-~<lcnorany fair tonfglít îind WííflnoKilay: ilisíng teni-peratiiro tonight.  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 1916.  The World's News Through Exclusive Franchises With the Associated Vress and the American Press Association.  iWSM  Two Oeiits a Copy  THE K^TySl:,  Wc-stPrn I'vun»,—iÎÎHiffiiîïr íaír — niKÎit ftnd Wfdnosfiaïr. Hijjfntí le«»^' li^rafuro tonigîït.  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 1916. ] -  WELLSVILLE, NKW YOKK. TI KSDAY AI Í KK\<)<)N, ì KHHl AHV 15,  Thirty-Sîxth Year  8EPUBLIGANS TO MEETTONlEilT.  ^tate Convention to AsscmMe in Carnegie Hail, lî^ York.  ^VHiTMAN WOULD BE DELEGATE  I ■ •  KING GEORGE.  Unabie to Opon f^arli«m®nt Owif-p to Injuries Sustained at the» Fro»ti.  LEMliSGIRtOlES DURING OPERATION,  (;aine trom Key West to New York for Expert Traatmeht.  Photo by Amertcrtu I'res» Asuoclatlott.  i:( >t(> h,>iU'V(' sTioiud D- applS'Ml to th(» joli.ition of int<>rnatinni!l. n:ifional .-mcl strito problonif:. Aftor^ .S"na(or Roof f'Pialis thn rnnvontiou will ;-f'!oct its viiriniis corunitiros and will jidjonrn until n a. ni. W'^iliiosday. Thon Son--ifor .Tamos W. Wad.-^worfh, Jr., \vi!? b"» ojj'ctoil VfrniajK-nt obairTnan and tlie platform will ho road and adopted.  ANTHRAX VICTIM IMPROVED  r.overnor Has Ambition to Be Head Of the "Big Four" of State's Delegation to Chicago—Great Intirost as to Character of Piatfonn to Be Adopted by Convention Tomorrow Afternoon.  New York. 15.—Tbo Rtpiiblicaa state convoiuion will r.- o m Carncglo Hall at 8 o'i>ioci; i.Miáiht mid will continue it.s dolibornUous tomorrow niornini; and afttriioon. \/hlIu tlie primary law has di aiUiirod tho oncü poworiul party ijatiiorins, the fact that it occurs in tho year of a prenidenuial eloction. xind an t'XCPOdingly critical tun»-, i;ivt-ri it an utmospiiere o£ inioiii^ü iiitereí^t and significance.  .. Uh prononncomontrf, its sek-ciion of ilolegait'.s at lar,:.;c to the national convention at Chica-^o, the t.tionH influences at work Cur l'ro>;ri s.sive ■support, the attitudo to be a.iopted toward Gwvornor W U;tiiia.'i'.^ auibilion.-, till have il peculiar iiiter<':a at tins tiHie as fori.'.-l.a(Iouín;í, in .ouie do-^ret! the ¡.¡¡ini of jh.' naLional  party iio.i .lain-,  it «-was suiliuR'nily inaniii'.'Jt that the K<JVirnof wiii uoi hi- hulli.<;d in his iunbillon.s to hciul th.> "b;;; lour OI' til«.' .stille'.s dcU.uatl; n to fhicai.;o There uro .•^onie r, cí'.¡(;i:i'ant iniiu-«■nct's, nbt:iMy ¡rU-n t i of  Saraloi^a, wiio Ikl^ iík- í.i¡¡i;)c)i"t of National t'on;:.ii it.,-.,,an \>.'n!iani F5arTie. hut it i:v. i iini;5^i>.y that iSonator Brockctt ;;ua ih ■ !,.( ,.on ln' ri'prcsent.-; v.iM b-, p.t,nl t,) ituikf> :i stand up '«I'i-l l^lo • ; u f-.'lit àRainst tlu* govi v.: i i th<' .-ion.-; of the .«tute con v;'ni ir n.  Braci<et Ac^iinit Whitmnn. 15racki'tt is ti n-htr ími 1 hii-^ no no earUily ui'.e fur Govcrihir Wlirtniaii politicalfy, but tli" it^ad.'i's (¡f the iO-calb-d feiicn.l crowd Sí■n;ltl^r Root, Henry L. Siini>on, Gt^ort-e \V. ^Vick-  iT.sbani, anion;; thcin.....are not desir-  :;u,s of foro i Hi!; a biltrr ti'-'lit. Thv^y are averse to scoiiii; Gov.Tnor Whil-[:ian «ío to CliieaKo. but tiiry realize 'h<> iii.ji(d:cio'i.>iir-.-, o: -attvitiptiiri to thwart bis deterniination.  With him wiJl bi- i^eleeted Sf iiator Jame.s VV. W'ad.sworth, .Jr., certainiy. ■ind tile otlii-r t wo" d» h'tjatc.-^ will be picked from three most proniisliii; [ivailables — Williatu H'.'i'ri of' iJrooii-lyn, Dr. David .Tayne Hill and State Chairman Frederick C. 'J'anner.  The Kovernor want:-; Dr. Hill and Mr. Berri lo accompany liiin, but then- Mill be a vi.-rywJ•tln^^ oiforl -4o '.-lib-titiM'» Chaii;-an Tanm r fur thither Dr. Hill or Mr. Berri.  Of even more iniere:it fhan thi.s cla.sh of periuinal anUiitions. will be the charactt r of idatforui to be adopted tomorrow afterntion. T.hat document will be prepared by the experi-«'nced ami Kkilful hands of S(>nator Root. Henry Í.. SMm.'-on and Pre-ideiit Nicholas Murray Tbitler of Columbia. It will be one of the mo>t downrii-ht doclarations of party j)i-ineiple.-5 that liíís come from a Republican assembla ne in years. .  it will attack WooJrow WIlKon'"« 'Foreign policy with ulmo..t tava^e ' characterization to the prerisdent .s va-cillañon ii.i -■.M-'.\*cti"t--Tr;'í7nrs',  iind blaming the adiniiii:u-,aiou tor the ycar¡; of anarchy ami bli.tMl.-.hed in the republic to tne .south. U' will compare the hi.storic attitude of tlie Friend of Allcqed Poinolicr Arrested.  New York. Feb. 1."».---Fiftt en year-old Tillie Davis, who came to thiit city trom K«'y Wcht for e.xpert Ueat-iiient for b'pro.^^y, i.s dead, betaUHcan operation inte:ul<d to i.avc her hie could not be. performed.  Uer father, a clothin,u: mcrcliatil in |<ey West, di.-covcrod two ycar.s aiio (hat,his dauf^hter had the drvad di.--(a- t', He decided to spiid her nt/rth immediately, hoiiin« to obtain for her not only bc-tter medical treatment, but a more .suitable climate. Hhs» went to a contauMOU,; diiuasp hor.pital in Hrooklyn, bm not after Iut  !;revv nior»» ^^eriout;. She wa.s tlicn removed to Kinf^s i'oimty ho.:-pital and pluccd in i^oHtary confine. ment. Food and supplie.-; were left at her door and no oni^ came In contact with her. Meantime- sdie was under constant ob.-'-ervation and care-tn} treatment.  Three da.vH ap:o .she developed an •iffcction of the thionl that threaten-nd to cut off her ])reatb.i'nti unless fit nnce relieved. Sufferltu^ acutely, .«he nirreed to undergo an operation. Eiher adniirili'-tered and the suriieon'^; prepared to remove (he jirowth.  r.ofore operating; 5( was reen tb^ ^iirl was iuiffcrinir from the effect !)f the dniji, her attendants finditur it had befu (on much for her in her weakened state. She died wlthf>ut reroveriM'.r cnns"iou-ne-;-:. The coroner is ijivcsticatinic the case.  Hiers Is No Longer Drowsy and Swelling on Shoulder Is Less.  - New York, Feb. iiV.—Eus(?ne iliers, the anthrax patient at Bellevue, is in u greatly improved condition. He is no longer drow.-iy, the swelling; \v.h;ch had ¡-pread from his ri^'hi hand to lii.i sho.ihler is lesi and his tempi'"-.iure (¡rrjppod a couple of de;:re  "i'm. fei'lint; fiut>," be .said, "i.is i my apiietit.p is good."  Dr. Charle.'; Norris, director of path, olo^ry at Rellevue, jjointed out that Hi<-rs' condition, desjiite the chan:;. for the better, did not nie;ui tliat his recovery wa.s at . all certain, for an t'lr^x will wbis.k a paTirîit r3ff ju.^I \^•h,'n he .sr-om.s to be rallyin.c: from the treatment.  Dr. 1'". H. Fornell. in charge of tlir isloption Wrtrd in which Hiers Is now 1yi;i?, «ave liim .further injection!; of the Kii'hhorn serum. cubic centi mttfrs. at 11-a.-m., and .'l:' more at ■J p m., mnkinc: a tot;-.! of l-!0 cnbic cejitinieters of the veruni, which ha? been admini.^tered since Saturday.  FAMINE IN DYESTÜFFS  Ü. S. WHt CHK ITS SJ^ROLES.  May Decide Armed Siiips Can Ba Attacked Witfioiit Warning.  IS OF VITAL IliPOmtlCE HERE.  . Lar.t Wc-rd -from Ovitcr Bay.  . AVa ';i!\--'t: n. Fi b l.j - -The la'^t v>'oi'd li'oni t)y:Ttf>r ÌJay wis broui;ht to \Vashin'-;ii;n l)y Sam A. Sells of T(Uine;iiee, a -Repuiilican ni(>mber of tho house, who. witli Koy O. WoÌKt ruff, fornier l'rofire-^-iive rei)re.stMlt.i, tive fro/u .Miiihi-ran, caìled on Coloni Roosevelt just before the latter sai ed for lìennuda. Colone! Roosevelt i^ quoted as sayinir, accordimi to (M niessaiie ■ brou'-:ht meuibcrs of. j't^hj house; "1 ani nuL ior any partìculaii Re,i)ublic:in candidate for .the prèsi-d.^iix'y, !)•;( 1 H'.u a".ainu tiie re-elec-tion óf Woodrow.. Vv';l;\)n. Ile has ileadeiied the consciou ; of ihe American peojde by hi-; for"i-':u . i-'oliev, thiii'.;-- hp-is airrM  cf. T am one and tlie kaiser is the other."  Republican party and its died exp^ ri-cncc in grave international lu-obleniK with the "blunderint; ine.viu riiince" of the Democratic - party.  It Avill condemn, with little restraint, the -.¡idmini.stration's failure to safe-  Chica.i^d, Fi b. lu. - .h tin Aliegrwii. contulaiu of Jean Crones, (.Muueshed in circumstance.; tliat point to whoh>-sale anarchistic ;iclivities, was locked up in the detective bureau last nicht, formally char.^ied with conspir  Pillard adciiuatcly American r.'.;hts asiacy to commit murder. The arrest affected by the war and wil' demand t c ime after'a day of se/irching inves-  Representative Hill Would Protect Commodity to Encouraoe Its Manufacture Here.  Washington, Feb. 15.- -A .sirouj,' ap pfal wa:- addressed to both partie.-, in the house by Represent.itlve Eijene/er Hill of Connecncut to joi hands iH ,;af:,iu>: b t;i.-i;iiiou wh.vii will r dievc tiie I'nit.ed States from the dislr» C'.\p( r.'nc! d as a resiik of the famiiu-in (ly^.,tuffs.  Te.xtile Industries, he said, are crip plod; coniires.s lias been notifivMl that it may be iicces-ary to chaniri' thi^ colors of the uniforms of the soldirrs and sailors and the whole country Is likely to be affected one way or another.  This condition was beM. he said, to tlie German monopoly whicli the United Slates has, ]i(>'retofore ignored. .Vow, he added, haviuLt i)iircliased dye-stuffs with the cons<'nt of a German kinK, it is necessar.v to be;,' an F,ni;li>h kiníí for the lirivib^txe of transportini; them in a neutral ship. •  Mr. Hill proposf d the immediate nn:A<a;xe of a bill itunovinsí a prolec f.vc duty on dye-tuffs (o eiicoura'-ie Amrrican manufacfn'rer.s tq erect !,hints for niakijii: colora aríd-to^ r-^ lea-'e (he country from the pr:-- p' of the Girnian mononoly. The dvo tacr fories in Germany, he said, are nov/ b'ins; used for mannfact urlnir munitions of war. The two iroitij' Innd.in ' :>ni'. it would be a wise ooHcv for the United íílates to be .t"o eotiippcd.  Rough Trip of Steamer Bergen.'sford.  N'ew York, Feb. 1.'), - Tlie diiiiui sa loon of the Xor\M'Uian-Ani<r;cai> steamship Heri-'en.sford. from lierireii. torni belated, was aflont on Feb. when tlie liner plunged her nose un di r a colossal sea. which Captain Ir-'^ens f^ays was more than ."() feet tao. ard the torrent'roared ait, sruas-h-^d its way below di'cks. Amonii the tempest tosse-d voyacer.s were Rov to the .Ar^'erican em and bis chnr;?^.  below tossi-d Uvker, secretar.v -•îtîssv at Petro'.'raii. Xanita Miles, cranddaurhter of Generili Nelson A. Miles atif'. (i-MU-htcr of Captain Sherman Miles, military attache at PetroiìraiT.  American Naval Authorities Declare That United States, in Dca'ling With Dolligcrcnts In Present War, Should Not Restrict Operatiofu of Submarines So as to Render Them Useless for Our Coast Defense In Case , of War.  WaHhinstton, Feb. l.'>. - - Considerations of vital importa^,»., iUTecfinj; the .safety of the United States Ih time of war, were declared laiit ni>;iit by hiKh oiliciul.'A of the ^nvernment to have heon responsible for the action or ;5ecrelary of State I/insini; in nrg-¡!u<-the-cnteriXe powefS to ai;re»> to di-armament of their merchant .«ihip;;.  The same con.dderations. It is said, are responsible fyr the fact that, whither or not the allies acrec to the proposal, the American Kovernmcnt lias practically ma<le up its. mir.d to clianKe its rulen ?nd acijuiesce in the contention made by Germany and An. tri;v of thidr riij;ht to attack all arnied enemy ship.'-i without warniriH;. May Attack Armed Merchantman. Thi.s contention, ba.scd on the ground that armed nierciiuiit' ships ivre to be reyardeu in the l);.-ht of si.bmarilic warfare a.s au.xiliary ships Gt war. is declared to haw- the unani mous b-,ickin>; of tiie authorities the American navy.  It is stated tnat otricfTs of the navy departUK'nt have infornu-d the state department that it ii; of vital (•on.se(]uence that tne precedent.s grow inp, out of the prei-.ent war should not bo of a cliaracter to einbarras.s tho free us(» of subniarine.s by tiiis cou.'i try in tiiiie of a foreign war.  Owinj; to the t ri-T!i(;ndous stretches of coa. t line on iiolli the Atlantic and t'a''ific occan^s and the limited numb! r of coa.st defense fortifications, American naval expert.., it - is s-aid, hohl to the view tliat in time of war the United States would be compell-(d to r(dy largely on its .Mtbmarine.s for coast defcn.se. It is imperative, (herf fore. they are said (o have ar.iiu-ed. that the United States should not, in its dealiuKs with the belligerents in the present war. 1:0 so far In restrict, iuii the operations of sulnnarines a-s to render them useless,  Vessels Must Carry No Guns. I'^/r the United States to hold to the vimv that (he merchant vessels have the riiiht to arm for defen.se, and that submarinorf may not attack th>m witliowt warni^i^'. but must e,\-ercise their dutie.s .oif vi?it aJid ^itarcn of such vessels, are concirued, Mr, Lruisim: has b.(ien told would place the .Vmerican submarine service at the merc^ of any attackinfj; power po.s-sessiug a larse merciiant marine.  (.'onsenently, the American government in takiriti the position that mi^r-ci-.ant vessels to bo immune from warning; should carry no puns is pav-in'-r the -way for a chan^ie in international law which, it is contended, must be taken in view of the developnnuit of the submarine as an important factor in naval warfare.  Although no definite action has been announced yet by Secretary l.ansinp. the impression is f^rowinj: daily that he has decidejJ .not -l<» protest ■airainsf til" d(>clared inti^ntioji of the Teutonic flowers to attack all armed enemy ships without warninsi after March 1.  OF WAR TO RESIGN.  President ot Security Leaps Says He is Untit tor Position.  Pittsburg, Feb, ]:">. Stanwood Menken. presldent of the Natiojuii He-cujity leaf^ue, denuinded in a .speech last night bcfor'e the Ku;iineerinti ho-ciety of Western Pennsylvania, that Secretnry of Thè Nav\ Daniels witri-tir.iw from hi.s office.  "Mr. DanieH has ihown no fitnes:^ for liis petition nor Utle to continuf in it," .said Mr. Meiiken. "I say this because at the r>rr:'ent .juncturc with no polit ics bui jireparedne.^ii, no creed but AmiTlca, we must feei it ih, the proper time to ask if the American pcoplc i^bow the belicf in Mr. Wilson by re-rlccting him, whctìicr four >ear.- more of Mr. Wilson irieans four yei'rs more of Mr. Daniels.  "This Ih of tlie gravcht moment to tliose of tis who, whi|e reco":nizinii .Mr. Daniels' many fiualiUe-i and politicai record, fee} hts cfintrol of (ìie up-  m EXPENSES  AFTER AUDITS  Assembly Passes Bill To Prevent Prorating Committee Account^  a foreif.ni policy of frankaess and fearlessness such as would uiake clear to every mind the doterrilnation' of (;his country to defend the law of na-—t-ionii_jtnd -tlUi_ri-shtrt-of--AjUM;iea n -i'jt-Izens;  Demands Policy of Prr^redness. It will demand a in)lir|%\f prepavcfl iK'ss consistent with th m the time, having' ex the j)Ossibliity of fore ness,. as have been ki^ _._J.raiaed- exporlts of tho It will demand a n cnou'gh to reslKt tho/Be nttack. to constitute ffCI line of defense.", an addition, upon methi citixen army may b ^itinc: for the second p T(ie rir<viram fc, C-lls'foT thi^ a?aem r'te-s R o'clock'^ , 1 nciTle Hall, |^At|1A'  chairman, will del:v|aiH»ITOl>a  outlining; th^MnbiiMiMMB^^^  MMl the other pat^t  ti^ation into the antecedent.s of Crone.^, the assistant clief of tho. Uni-V(T.;;ty club, anarchi.st and proprietor of the laboratory of death, la  LTiins of ar.senic into thO-boulHon poiiTi at the banquet to Archbishop .Muntielcdn.  If  0  elatión ro trgressive-¡tb by tilt-and ha"vy.'^ army bii^' shock of i cal (îx'.st nsi.st. in which" a into b0f ense. velili^ IfijJÉsii n 'M '  Obserratione weather bureau-yesterday Í  ^ „' k'  Kew ïj ^ Aibany.; Ato  New Foot and Mouth Rule.  Chicago, Fi'b. 15.-- Stockers and feeder cattle shipped frmn the. lllinoi:> counties tormerly infected with foot and mouth disease, must bi^ accom-panicd by a federal certificate of in-it>n -aigTTTirbi'^jir •discovered fioiirces. At present sev eral states discriminate ai'ainst cattle from this section of Illinois.  Once Prisoner, Now Jail Employe. . Winsted, Coon., Feb. If).—Frank c. Barne.s, formerly tax collector of Plymouth, who tvcchtly completed ^ - tF^rm^tlI lhe~ county "jail. Is back hi jail» lis an émploye,'^ Barnes was a modici prisoner, and Sheriff • Frank Tur^ngton has' hired hira to take of jj^risoners who aro sent  bnildliTiT of our ñ.ñ'v y ami its per.-?onnel is a menace (o national hafety.  "His retention if. explicable only be-caii.«e of the president's loyalty to him. born of friendships or because of pnlit'cal expediency -nelth»r con-.siderations concern the people.  "The recommendations of the sec retary of the navy indicated that he ha.s approached the entire matter a-' a 'painful oblif;a(ion.' He plans to to give us a promissory note for a nijvv, payable in 10 years, with' installments maturinir about five ycar^ from tîie date of comiressional enactment."  READY TO NET CONSPIRATOR  Important'Agent In Baff Murder Case Located by Police,  New York,. Feb. i;>.--A man, de-icnbe.d as the j.'o.t Iniporiaiit ^jieia of (!ie conspirator.-, b"l.ind th^» Bafi ir.ur'te.r, ha.s been loc.u.'d by the New-York polici'. Hi" tied to anotlicr state «everal weeks awo wlien be was warned tliat the conspiracy wa ; about to be e.\po.-<îd. deöpitf all the money and evil cunning that had been spent on its conctalment. It is believed tliat the men who rai.-<(d thf> purse for the asa.sassination of HalT, mi},¡died thirf aKent with ca.-ii to re-m;iin away from New York until the trail grow cold.  He has not been arrested, but the town he is in and hi.'? ¡dreet addres.s l'ave become known to the police and the district attorney. Tiiey say that he can be nabbed at any morn« nt and (hey are .only waitinn for certain corroborative information to supplement the confesiiions of the «unman. ,Ioe .Arcolla, and the chauffeur, Frank Ferrera.  Ilv the arrest of this fuirltive the authoritives hope to trac > the mori-'V tliat wa.=i doled out by the paypiaster, Ippolito Greco, into the palms of the Two ííunmen and the other activ(> participants in the'm'unlcr. b ick to the dozen bu.sincs.s enemies of BafT. who decreed that tlie $t,l.'rtO that wa'; raised by üOO men "to put Baff out of business." should be used for murder. The only hint to his identity made public was contained in the assertion that he wa.s a dealer in poultry.  .Vlb'inv, 1 I.- -Actioii vv^is taken  bv tile .•\';sejnhly tsmliíht to nnu)\e tlie cau.ses for the criticlsrDs ^»f the e\¡)!-.n.-li;ure oí le-íP.'atlvo coromlíte.-moi'evK wlii'.'h have been frce'j.\ made dur-itr.!; tliis -'■e^-.fon of tho Le :! la-turf».  A bilí intended t') )»vo\;.:e lliat rufure mectiiiMs of tiie C-3:v.i,.!Urf rn i\ilcre< and ICIection;: be he.Id  in .\lhany Ava« introdjtcei Sn the Ai'--^embly hv H F, 11, Rrereton. c!uiir-mau of (liv <'i)mmítte<'. Und'-r ('■<• '■)<íin¡r 'a\v fie fh;iirn;.:u n'Ty h^'I^í I)e-»ri)i'-;s at an.'-'plice in the .^-tate Alo«t of thrm weie liehl i'i .\'ew Yor''.< 1 a^t year t'iree sin-h ■'¡ro"e,vliu-'-" !n tiiat city co^-t the .^-tate iiiori« than s:',d,uu(i iHamiltou Fi---h. ,lr, a Prn-nre'-,'iivt> of Putuant Coualv. |-'v>otttJv criti'-ised tais e\pfnd!t'ire ar.l intio-duced a le-nlutiou askin" for an in vr'stiüiíitlon an'i rccotmnendiim that (he law he amended (o pio\ide tliat fuíar," "learlmís h«f h'"d in A''>''nv. The reso-lution ha< not li.e"tj_.a£t.ed_ui>qn.  The As-emi>Iv, late-; pa'-se;! wlt'iout onpo'^íthm tlie Maier bill de^-iirned t?' prevout pro-rat îtm of legislative com mitter» e\))en-e-.4 and to previde thu' es-pf Tist> bil's i^aid on'v afien audii r>r the iniividT<n' ncroinits hy th'* ('■mt!)(rprer. T!ii;i mea.^uve wan intro-lîuco'l as a comin'omlse alter Assemld.v-mnn Mr'QuI'-Uon had diuuan-ded an invest l'..'at ion of all C(unmitte<> expense-for nianv weeks back.  MONDAY IN CONGRESS  Pf*^ (the ^».work near Utchfipid  Hit kV Î-Ightning. ^lí-yir^ríE,British »«^äKIp Ìitìnclupia;; ,which arriv<>d  repurted  ' Will Refuse to Disarm Ships.  Dondon, Feb. 15. --At an informal coaferenc(> held by Sir Hdward Grey witli representatives of the allies, it Wiis decided that Eimland will reject proposals made hy the United States that nn-rchant v>-ssel.- be disjirmed. All the entente powers will side with (,reat Pritain in hi-r'.-^ta'.nd and form.-il aliirmation of this deci ;ion is expected to be made at a «reat war council which will be held in I^iris, soon. :jrThiC.4;<>v^"i;nmv«t- heiV-» taltes 'lbe position that it i.s contrary to the principles of civilir.ed warfare^to sink (merchant vessels without, warnini:, even if the merchant vessels carry c;uns for .self defense. Fnt;Iand will class as pirates a Teutonic crew^ which does not heed this principle.  ' "Willard II», May Call Fight Off.  Chicago, Feb. 15. — Fear of po3t-ponoment of the Jess WillardrFrank Moran bout. s;et for MarcH 8 in New York, was expressed a^ain by Cbi-caECo fleiht fans when it was learned l'ho champion heavywelRht has" developed another severe cold. For the 'f-econd time within 10 daya. Willard vvas forced to abandon training. Only laRt Saturday Willard resu-uod; train-hs atter a wrok:« bocanse of  WrH^n fttfàcK -of Willard was àt  j^lrtt. fihal> home and no opinion could be obtain-. 0)Si-;.of time he would  Senato  !Met>at noon. ' ni-cus.sed ronference repfirt (m ur  ¡rpnt <^^^U•icnev hill,  Military Affairs <'onimitiee hcn;a' f<ir;>,ifir.!:vtioii <>'' iiunv re or panizalion pianti. -  Roprp.sentativo'Hill spoke on the dvf-siuf(s situation.  Debate on the iiostoilice appropria tion bill continuod.  Adjourned at P. M. to noon Tues day.  House  ""''■t .-i« noon.  Rear Admiral (Irant tosiin<?d before the Na\'il AtTairs Coinmiitep that laruer fuibmarìnes were necded by the uav-  Adjourned at 5:20 P. M. to noon  Tiu:;any.  REPOBUGANS CONVENE  flfIiVrTISIlTieON  WESTERN^FROHL  Germans Take Frencli Trenciiss Around Tati'-re.  AUSTRiANS PUSH INTO ALBAHIA  (Hy ..\HHnciatcd Prest?.)  New York. Feh. l,"i.—Iniportant nue-itien in t.lie min.is of deleiatf.'s ic llie icp'.ildican -estate lonvention who >s--('inMe^i here toda.\ for tlii' o])eu in..'- of (lu; convention toni';ht wa-wlietiH'r .i;ov<>rnor Whitman would head the deU'L-aticn frctu this ."-taK ibf- national ronvenrhin".' That'll»' ■vn'i'd lie de-lmuiT«»;! as cne of t'.i. Tour delegates at lari;e wa^. conceded .'i.oice 01' i-fna!i>r Wadswwrth ij alsr. .ciu'-eded. 'I'he «ti'er (wo place-i l'i\ iii -nu Frederick C. Tanner. Wil-Mapi lie:ii, or Dr. David .layne Hill.  The consention was ca'led t.i meet at Carneiiie H.all at -S o'(-l(i<>k tonislit Former senator Root will call tin; convention to order an ' d' '.;ver a speech oiitlininp the ii.'r.ucs of tho comliij: national campaifin.  Frcnch Steadily Maintain Their Position North Of Soi5Sons>>-Russian» Occupy One of the Erzerum Porta and Have Taken a Large Number Of Turkish Prisoners.  The whole wc:lern fisbting ípont i.s the t^cene of heavy ej)gaííemciat.a-At r.onie pdintbs th«» big suns have b n n roaring inccHsantly for day/i; the infantry have been enKagfd in haad-to-hand ptruRglef^; grt^nado figlUiaiT and niiuing opcratloat; have played a prominent pan In the battle,i, while a:rmvn have fought t-acii other above Imes and have bt-cn can&ona4ocl. ¡rom btdo\t by the anii-aircralt «unís.  U'be Germans followed up their recent .succcsíjcs in Champa^jae by the capture ot an additional halt a mile of French trenchotí around Tabu re, in that district, and their artillery bomhardnients in the neíífhhor" hood of MasKiges and Navarlw have befn answered in kind by tlie French, Seventeen fights in the ,air íb the rt^cord of Btmday reported olÜcláliy by the Dritlrib along th«5ir line» la Flanders, in addition tbpre has been ^^reat activity pouth of La Basse canal, where the (Jonnans exploded-seven mines. Heavy bombardmejitsand infantry attack in that siection is i'l'o reported, the Germans suocé'íd-irK Irf entering: a British trench. They w.re driven out almost Immediately.  In Albania, the Arztna river, which runs we^stward acro.ss Central Albania . and emptipH into the Bay of IHira«' zo. has been reached by the Austro-Huugarian vaniíuard», according^ to ' Vienna. The Anstrian.s have accv /.tíd Klb-is5an, an important town in "teatral Albania.  TlK-re .„havo-—been no important oventH oif the ra-^iprír front; btít th«í Russians in the Caucasus have occupied one of the' Erzeram forts and have taken large numbers of Turlc-ish prisoners. Several Turkish batteries on {he Trebizond coast of th© Black .»iea have been silenced by the. Rus.olan warships,  Kins Ferdinand of Bulgaria. Vienna reports, ha.« arrived there to .visit Emperor Francis' Jo.seph. This woald seem to set at nausbt reci-nt unofh-cial reports that Balearla, had aski>d the entente allies for a separate peacG.  ÄÄ^.^/Pfiw ttp work.  JUNKET PROBERS MEET  Several Leading Republicans Confer in Comptroller Travis^ Office.  Xi'w Vork.Vei). 1;>.--h'.KCi-pun}; only forni(?r Si^nator-I'itiKHr T. lirackett, ail tile .sifiiier.s ol the Drackett leiu-r to State Comptroller '1 ravH>", deinandin'-i ill invesiiniiaiiou of rcci nt le.uisiative junkft bills, csiicc-ially tlie Wlmniiin "boozii'" bill lor the e>Ki)Ositiou triii (f the (;o\ernor'> partyii^ Kathered in Mr. Travis' olUce in the Wovjiworth buildinii for ¡i conferi'uce that ja.-^teu more than two hours.  .Ni:u ol the li-e'ia',.: liepublican.-; of-the st.ite were present, la .--i»:!!' of ev- .S";i;itor I'.iMfkettdechsratum en Sunday of hi^ itUentlon it. ofijio-e tiie ri nomination of Governor Wliitnian.  his .,co:Lsiinets_._t.o._.Uij.- letUT___to the-.  state comptrolled maintained it wa:< their <Mily purpo'^e tc> se(> {a,a /general abu-(>s in ollicial expenditures were corrected.  Oil this point th<-re w.is an apparent d)fferenc'(^ of opinion between them and Mr. Travis wH'ich called for con.-.iilt'ition of th" st;it"':; statues. -The- cimfercncp' iTKrlf- '« as" secret."  net Closing m on Lyman.  New Vork. Feb. 1.',---Assintaitt Uhit-ed States Attorney lidwin M. Stanton declared that the search for Dr. John Grant Lymnn, alias John H. Putnam, is rapidly neariuK a surcey.sfnl close. Lynuin'.'i apprehen.slon cm a warrant ch.nr.frinii him with ustnR tue tuailp to defraud investors in idl i^-tock.s T"ay be exipected at any moment; ^ Kr»id'' th"9t a""\veek: nt the tnoi*t, -will suilice to i^'e tbf< plnn.siMe mail swindler, fake broker and turfman in the cluthea of the law.'r  TEN LIVES lOST  lîuitfî,-Aloni-, F^ib least ten  niners lost tlicir lives in a tire which 'Minted late hist niuh) in an air shaft of a twelve luinilred fo(>r ]e\rl in (he Penu'^yhania mine of the .Xivir'o'r.s'1 coi'per minini: comiiany and wiiidi is iiurnin^ liercely toda;.. A dozen other'-are misHinK- The canst- of the lire is unknown.  WELLSVILLE SHOE  COMPANY INCORPORATES  - AU5ANY,-Fe-b. V:,.- -Tlie KiiVo'irnc Shoo Coiiipan.v, 'A"e;;s-. i';!<;. .Xileiran.v County, has been i'.i-.otr-UMle,! wiMi the Sinret.iry of State vsith a.caeÜa! -of - $ .whV.—T-fT<^-TH-rt-íñN^f-,-«r+'- Aí-art'Tií U. Hanrahan. .Matthew P. Hanrahan and Fred Kilhotirne. of WeìlsV-iP,« -  Says Prayer Was Answereri.  Harrisburfi. Pa.. Feb. !:>.--William H. Shumann. furtnt r polic-'man. ac-JinllLcd here .on a chari;c of munl^nng his dauKbter,, Mur.saref, by kickin.«? and beatins her until she <!ied i^ronv her injuries, declared on bearini; the verdict thiit it wa.« an ;in.'-wer to long prayer while he wa.-< in the Datighiß county jr.il;  TO REPRESENT ALLEGANY  Albany. J^'eb. U> -—Hon. Frank U, l-t (or. of I'Yiemiship. UppiiibltcaTi State 'ommitteeman fr^^m AUesany County pn-rfiTT. -r»f Wtttont, fO-Htitr Clrrk of Allegrany County, were in Albany Monday and Tuesday. They "wer^ on their way to Kew york aa dole^oti to tho RopubWcsn Stilts  .......' be^hold there thteeveulrg,  Another Bulgarian Pcace Rumor.  London, Feb. 15.—The Evening . Standard, learned, from its-Athiin» '^jor— -respondent that definite negotiations have been opened for a change of policy on the part of Bulgaria wbich will incline her to the side of th« allies.  Will Order 20 Locometive«.  Greenville, Pa.. Feb. 15.--Tbe Besa-enier & Lake Krle Railroad com£»Lny iA about to place an order for 20 locomotives ot the Santa Fe type. ITheae engiae.s will be twice as powerful as any now in Urie on the road, and several brid«e.s are beinji constructipd to carry them, The winter bas^ine^s on the Be.sseriiblJiiUi- bfien_urui}£e<Mi«d«»t-ed, anil it is expected that all ore-haulinsi" records will be .broken daring the coming summer. .  m  W  é'^S ■■■m  m  .'■•I  w , ''»"îti  -''/lì -vi  iÄi  .*itMdents Enlist In Flying Corp».  New Haven, Feb. 10.—More than Yale students have enlisted for the aviation corps, which will form a division of the service of thf Yale battalion, Tenth militia, field anillery, the preiiminary organization of which was pfiectcd last night. The men ■will be jiiven instniciien in the Con-'fie-cticut state army on a diriffiijsLe war air.-hip, furnished by the Connecticut Air Craft compj:iny_._.. ......—-  '^iêmft  I  Elected to'- Board ■ of Tfasires.  Philadelphia, Fto. - iu.;-a-.i. A. Uiddlng of New York, a w.Ue.v-knovh New York.lawyer, ha.s b en eiecte.:"a member of tlie boitrd^^xiif trusti'cs q£ the University of Pennsylvania. H^ ft41«rthe-Tatmnc3rxTi"ti.^cii "by. "the <5ea''.T of Samuel Dlckf^on. Mr. election is regarded aR a victor^v for the conservative branch of the board of trustees.  5 %  . M  " «  Postmastar*]« Nomination  Washington, F«b. 15.—Th^ mmîts^^' tion of Williani .H. Keajíwá» fo W-po^twaííter at Port JeMs, T.. ^wi»; r<ijeçtod-by-îln:;^ Th^ »îâ aíCá? "  tlon was rejected- on "  the..  county, which was-isîtîoredH«  lectfon. Senattm  Aàd mmà àlfs mt "  '■l'I m   

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