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Washington Post, The (Newspaper) - July 1, 1915, Washington, District Of Columbia ROOMS Can be rented the ium of classified service Is Weather Unsettled probably tomorrow partly light southerly Temperature 84; 69. JULY 1, 1915.-SIXTEEN Reported Missing After Liner Armenian WAS FROM Gravity Depends on of as u by It is Assert and Geiard Called on for That 29 Men and by of CANADIAN PREMIER SAILS FOR ENGLAND 7ive Americans on Liner as Sir Robert Departs to Arrange for More Special to Washington New June a cargo estimated at tons and with 420 five he steamship of the White Star steamed for Liverpool day Automobile trucks and tractor to the number of 120 were The passengers in- cluded 45 In the 100 In the second and 275 in the third Sir Robert L premier of was a passenger Sir Cecil British Ambassador at was at the pier to bid him bon voyage Sir Robert Is going to consult with the British cabinet on the cial situation and the shipment of troops Capt F Conway of the royal British aviation another was here for four months negotiating with J F Morgan Co regarding the purchase of war tions Another passenger was Dr. Charles Belgian consul to who has delivered 47 tures throughout the country on tions in SHE ALL DAY BY POLICE freight liner Ar- flying the British flag and mulei from Newport Nev was torpedoed pn night by who la Gol F 38 off a of American aboard are reported to messages received by the State Department yesterday from S at Twenty-nine men in all and ten Injured Sensation created a sensation in as it was the first loss of American lives since nking of the Lusitania The y. of the de- almost entirely on whether the was chartered by the and was ki fart -a of aboard which sail at their own or she was an unarmed Page Is Asked for Jf the ship was merely a even though carrying contraband subjected to visit and search and those aboard transferred to a place of thi destruction of the vessel was at s i the absence of official Information points officials declined to sav t effect the sinking of the Armenian on pending negotiations be tween the United States and Germany Immediate Inquiry how to Ambassador at London to secure more and when Sec Lansing returns today Gerard wUI be to In of the German admiralty as to report At Least One Shell tho messages received 1t ap pears In addition to the torpedo at least one ahot was fired from a dis appearing rifle The consul's report saU the house was by seo ond It was not made clear the Armenian was first ordered to halt and resisted requiring a second or whether the marine attacked without warning Th fact that the number of the was Indicated that she had com to the make the attack Mules are ot accord to all lists of thp belligerents so there can be no as to the con traband character of Make Sure of will effort to learn whether tVe vessel was anie a paA of tbh forces opinion the State Department on the cas All the received promptly telegraphed to at Cornish H and Secretary Ing at and It was ble that they with each other wl He in from Consul Arm not show clearly Just how Ana Em were lost In hi las 20 Americans 8 but later tele- 3 a Porto negroes as having }T a and pivots by a to two eh therm Chartered to Ammonia Sponge Held 19 Under Nose to Ex- Girl Special to The Washington June 30 Morton day repudiated an alleged confession that ehe tried to commit suicide Monday night by tjing her hands behind her back and setting her flat on She charges that the confession was secured through 3 third degree police torture which lasted from 11 when she became conscious after the having been found nearly asphyxiated on tho until 6 o'clock the following night She charges five persons held while they held an soaked sponge to lier promising to take it away If she would admit she had attempted to end her life The police say her charge Is false Hospital people refuse to talk of the which the woman curred In the city hospital Mrs. Aldrich Chloroformed When Gems Were BURGLAR v WORKED BOLDLY Three Doga Prowling About Long Island Villa of Late and Eight Servants Asleep in House When Necklace Was of Chatelaine Next Day Unexplained Until Discovery of the that Armenian Ho the which Is to have a for the of mules for the British and has made many trips In the mule trade fn few ON 4 and of thf Sky Lv Washington p. jp. Phone Special to The Washington Post N T June SO wood most vigorous effort to suppress the facts of the theft of his wife's pearl necklace from their cottage failed from the public the knowledge that was chloroformed while on tne night of the robbery Mr slept In the room ing his wife There were three dogs prowling about the house when the theft was Eight servants were asleep on the top floor the house But Mr did not wake up The dogs were quiet and not a servant was disturbed l Thief Struck Boldly Evidence that the thief was acquainted with detal of Mrs room also abounds for the many gold toilet articles on her dressing a drawer of which con- the lost necklace and marquise ring were untouched A purse filled neglected in a closet near Mrs sleeping apartment was the remainder of her packed In a grip This remains too Wore Gems at Dinner On June 20, Mi and Mrs Aldrich returned a dinner party at about She wore her on occasion When she ahe placed it In a pink satche in tha right-hand drawer of her dresser with ring Mrs arose at about 9 o'clock suffering from sharp pains in her eyes a severe headache and every of having been anesthetized Nor did these Indications leave her as the day wore on She felt so ill that she did not her room during the day dressed for dinner at when she was ready for the finishing her she looked in the drawer The satchel was there just as she had closed it the night But the pearls were gone All Search Thinking she bad mislaid them Mrs told only her of thelf disappearance and together tress and searched diligently for J Aldrich joined the hunt they Questioned the servants Mr. STee at Great a Terrible Ordeal Along tlie German Take Two Trenches East of Saglin OFTEN WIPE OUT TRENCHES Heavy Attack Like Lid of Rain of Steel and Flame Must Be to Be Say Officers at Just Can't De- clares Soldier After Storm Projectiles Burst Two a Throwing Up Streams of Human ments and Tenton tars Open Up in a Gigantic BT KARL H. TON With Crown Prince north of June 23. courier to Berlin and The artillery How few people have any conception or ization of these now seen often in the official The Germans have coined and added a new word to the artillery vocabulary or also called whirlpool or cyclone but more graphically de- scribed to nra by an officer today as Region of Perpetual Between Arras and Ypres is a region of perpetual thunder made by man In which the god of lightning and stands little chance There are general thunderstorms on this stretch and local ones of terrible In- From break of dawn out the day and night the cannon roar A angry growl in the distance swells Into gigantic chorus of brazen which reaches the highest pitch of its hellish crescendo between 4 and 8 in the varying and changing up and down as if a hand were being run over piano keys connected with the guns The artillery duels and begin with a salvo of from four to twenty-four and soon more than 120 guns are concentrating on one short trench of Germans Now the roar sounds like the steady roll of a gantic like a Niagara It Is im- possible to mark the division between Two Shells a More than two shells a second are bursting on the where the de- tonations are like the exhaust of an and the ridge Is wrapper In yellowish smoke and The screaming shells are coming so fast they sound like one prolonged shriek seemed as though the lid of hell was taken said an who de- scribed what happened to a trench ol his regiment the rain of shells the men crawled to the bombproofs or threw themselves flat In the trench their faces to the covering their heads against the fumes and which enwrapped them were fountains of heads arms and clothing In places the trench marked only bv the huge craters of shells The men lying In the trench or bombproofs were stunned and covered with perhaps suffocated or buried alive It was a roaring inferno Like Bolts of imagine that a lightning bolt strikes near and that it is f lowed bj others In succession so fas you can't count them that's what to the trommelfeuer trench Those still living wrap their coats around their heads and put their fingers In their ears to save their eardrums a volcanic eruption came smoke and of dirt high in the shrieks and through it all the bursting rain of razor-edged fragments of tearing The barbedwire entanglements disappeared so had first for- comparatively few had been ordered to hold It The others were withdrawn to the second and third trenches when the French began drum to be rushed forward should the French attempt to storm Line Holds Those In the trench not torn be- yond semblance of humanity or burled alive had taken refuge in the shell craters One machine gun the others were or smashed to The division commander remarked to me that from the observation stand It seem conceivable that a human being survive tnat iron the line I asked one man who wha his thoughts didn't he can't It's Just one concentrated agony It's got to be felt to be Copyright 1015, hy the Frew Publishing Co. o Ti A Ohio Ry. Reduced for 4th of July to White Sulphur and Ho Springs July 2; return July Tenton Advance in Galicia aces Capital of SAY TURKS LEFT DEAD HOPE TO SPLIT MUSCOVITES Constantinople Reports ning Two Lines on Same Gen. Sir Ian Hamilton Declares That Border Regiment Charged Hounds Pouring Out of Scots and Royal Fusiliers Praised for Steady Hold Part of Trenches on the Despite Severe of That Must Soon Be Desperate Actions Are Continued as Troops Fail Duke olas Realizes Peril and Battles to Pre- vent Wedge Being Driven Through His Giving Ground Pre- North and Northwest of Keep Up Their Invasion of Russian June A British cial statement issued today dealing with the operations in the nelles announces that two lines of Turkish trenches have been captured the east of Saghir Dere and that five lines have been stormed to the west of that According to an Athens dead Turks were found on the Gen. Hamilton's The official statement says that the plan was to throw forward the left of Gen. Sir Ian Hamilton's line east of apd to establish a new facing the east on the ground capturing In succession two lines of Turkish trenches east of Saghir Dere and five lines to the o JI and more than from the operations nas been the statement adds i Gains Denied by According to an Amsterdam the gains are denied by the who assert that It was their troops and not the Anglo-French ho captured the lines of trenches The message reads official communication Issued at Constantinople today announces that the Anglo-French forces on June 28 twice attacked the Turkish left wing at ON FIFTH PAGE TURK NAS UPPER HAND Outnumbers Allies Two to One in Dardanelles MEN FORTS SPLENDID Under German Writes lish Works Have Been Thoroughly Organized and Bristle With England Not to Expect a Forcing of the July 1 i trip under Turkish auspices along whole line of forts guarding the Bar the Constantinople correspond ent of the Telegraph declares thai it is impossible to expect a forcing of the straits bv the allies Turks have taken advantage past three months to Increase 1m their defensive unti the whole path which the ons must travel is one great fortress bristling with crowded with troops excellently well equip and undeniably says thi correspondent Preparations Are presence of numerous German officers and men Is a guarantee tha all the preparations are being made with Teutonic thoroughness forts all are built along the same the walls being raised abou 30 feet above the foundations and con about 60 feet deep of revetted w 1th usually eight embrasures with a 6-lnch gun In each These guns are of the old type and lack the rapid features of the most modern but this Is no great handicap In operating against ships In the narrow passage Shells Have Little shells have no appreciable effect on the fortresses unless make a direct hit on the gun embra which Is difficult marksmanship Turkish troops outnumber th allies In two to one and hav all the advantage of salient f 12.fo Niagara FalU and Return Baltimore and from Washing 46 a m. 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Tickets valid returning within 16 Modern Coaches and Parlor Cars vl Philadelphia Liberal re turning Similar excursions July 23 Aug and 20, S and 17, Oct Germans Press Troops Forward Against Rear June British have forged ahead on the the con- their almost unbroken advance In and over the Polish These are about the only tive factors in the day's war the fighting in the western theater having developed nothing to alter the A brief Austrian official cation received this afternoon that the Teutons were being held up along the but a subsequent and fuller official ment made no such al though conceding that hard fighting In this sector was In Russian Retreat On that part of the eastern front to the north and northwest of Lemberg It la claimed that the falling the Germans having occupied another Polish Just over the frontier The present position of the Russian forces covers a great semicircle around the two tips of to the north and to the south of the the are attempting to roll back In the meantime they are hurling great forces at the In the vicinity of The sue cess of this movement would sever the Russian armies and leave Warsaw un- protected from The desire to checkmate this apparently explains the continued Russian retirement to tho north Rally to Aid Russia Is now in the throes of a to speed up the munitions out- In a manner similar to England's The seven days allotted bv David Lloyd the British minister of to labor to come forward voluntarily expired al though figures are not it Is predicted that the response has been such that all Idea of compulsion has been abandoned Retreat From June 30 Russians have begun a retreat from the Vistula River and the district of of In Russian accord ing to the official statement issued day by the German army headquarters staff 20 BATTLESHIPS SUNK British First Line Whittled Down Says Swede DESTROYED BY SUBMARINE Germans Think Time Is Near for Battle to Achieve Mastery o the Have Lost Wo Firs Class War Trying to Conceal Huge June SO wireless to N Y the news Items given ou by the Overseas News Agency today waj the following papers reprint a cle which appeared In the Stockholm In which it was asserted tha the losses of British warships caused bj German submarine attacks were anx kept secret by the British admiralty which waa fearful of a considerable de the superiority of the fleet the Cut From 60 to 40 the beginning of the war the ships of the battle line of the British flee numbered about 40, but the Afton bladet article have been reduced by systematic submarine torpedoing to 40, while Germany has lost no ships of thl these tactics are continued German the artl cle the possibility of a battle for the Germans th British U Officials Fear Talks Witt Submarines TWO RIOTOUS MOBS LOOTING MEXICO CITY SEIZING FOOD SUPPLIES Garrison Is Withdrawn to Resist tack of SECRET CODE IN MESSAGES lain Statements Said to Have Hidden Meaning to Secretaries Redfield and iels Meet and Discuss Action expected in a Day or Given Them Under dent's Executive of Plant Recently Increased to Equal That at Tuckerton Already Under Federal Continue State of Anarchy Has Prevailed ih City Since State Department Make No Mention of Foreigners Courier Brings to Vera Cruz Reports of Riotous Scenes in Mexican Being The United States Is seriously con- taking over the wireless station at Long one of the two great plants by which di- rect communication between the United States and Germany is main The other station at Tuck N. J. already is under Conference of Cabinet Evidence of alleged violations neutrality at mg the censorship conducted by Navy has been gathered by the Department of Commerce Secretaries Daniels and Lansing have conferred at length on the and expect to their decision in a few May Talk to The belief of high naval officers tha the station is powerful enough to communicate with submarines across the thus making sible the use of American territory as a. base of hostile is one of the influences In favor of controlling the Sayville plant No evidence has as yet been ed to show that communication with submarines ever has been established Naval officers submarines could receive messages when coming to the although they probably could not acknowledge the receipts of them Have the Authority to Act. Under a recent executive President Wilson authorized the Navy Department to take over or wireless stations and conduct a com- business holding the net In trust for the owners Both the Sayville and Tuckerton tions are privately but the De- of Justice has upheld the gal right of the government under a recent act of Congress to appropriate plants in case of emergencies Originally it was possible for the Sayville station only to receive sages from while the plant at Tuckerton alone was able to send directly to the German coast Power of the Plant The addition of high-powered instruments at Sayville has made it it is to equal the work of the Tuckerton The new equipment and its character Is under- stood to have raised some question as to the granting of a new license for the in which connection the De- of Commerce Is studying some phases of the case Officials at the Navy and Commerce Departments are in favor of the change Secretary Lansing has the question under consideration No re- duction In the efficiency of the plant would take officials say as a commercial business would be ued with naval officers in complete charge Code Sent in Plain Practically all of the official German statements not sent by cable through British territory have been received by the These would come as before No cipher except for for- eign have been permitted to be sent under the and such code sages were dispatched only after proval the State The sending of certain phrased In plain but ently having hidden meaning Is said to have aroused the curiosity of the navy censors The staff of censors was In- Desperate Mexico with unchecked mobs ing and are described in dispatches cabled to the United States government last night from Vera Cruz by a courier who left the Mexican capital last June 25. o GARRISON IS When the courier started practically the entire garrison been withdrawn to join the Zapata army on the outskirts of the city opposing the attacking Carranza forces under Gen. Pablo Gonzales had been driven back with considerable and was waiting for reinforcements coming up from Vera Cruz before renewing the 4 Bound With Without Bail on 3 creased last until the navy Is given control of the of- contend there cannot be lute security against violations of Rain German June 80 wireless to N. after a long period of have considerably advanced crop conditions throughout and the outlook for a good harvest Is very says the Overseas at Great Hobs Seizing No mention was of attacks upon so officials assumed that they are safe Many stores had been the dispatches and great mobs were rioting and seizing food wherever It was to be found The dispatches were forwarded 1m- to President at I N and the situation will be laid before Secretary Lansing when he returns todav from Amherst Mass. City Isolated Twelve Days The Mexican capital has been cut off from communication with the outside world by wire for twelve days The last previous word from there had come Monday night in dispatches from sent courier who Then Ran From Charge lert Tune before the departure of the messenger who Is Filed Against the Two Prisoners SCHNEIDER TELLS OF ATTACK Father-in-Law of Accused Washington Lawyer Alleged He Was Struck Over Head Three Two Ken by Schn June G an attorney of D and George a waiter of the same were held for court without ball here today by Magistrate J J Sweeney on three charges of con- felonious assault and battery and attempting to kill and murder T F Forney s wealthy the principal re- lated on the witness stand that as he entered his room at the Hotel son early last he was struck on the head three times Says Two Men Ran Off. Two men ran from his room and he followed them but got Em- ployes of the hotel testified that Henry was a guest there the day of the one Identifying him as a man she had seen working at the lock on the door to Schneider s room Attorneys for Forney and McHenry said they would ask that the men be released on bail Immediately after the hearing Schneider went before Alderman George S Wilson and swore to warrants charging and McHenry with entering the hotel Anderson with In- tent to commit murder Police Hold The warrants were served on the prisoners In a station by a con who also carried jail commit ments in default of 000 bail for each man The police did not relinquish their prisoners to the constable but ar- ranged to have the commitments tive when the men moved to the county jail The latest charge will then serve to keep Forney and McHenry in jail if the application of their counsel for bail is successful Fourth Arrest in Case In the arrest in this oi McKinley a 19-year-old an electrical apprentice by Central rid automobile Office Detective O'Brien and the lice say the mystery of one of the beneficiaries on the alleged note given by Thomas G Forney who Is under arrest in charged with a murderous assault upon his T Franklin the reports received last night At that time conditions were only less serious than the latest dispatches de- scribe them The Zapatistas are said to 25 000 men and although poorly equipped for battle against the forces of which well armed and plentifully supplied with are preparing to fight desperately be- fore leaving the capital to Villa Removes Gen according to advices to the State Department yesterday has removed Col Borboa from command of the San Luis Potosi because he threatened foreigners with a forced loan and a confiscation of mining The threats were reported to the State Department June 23, and representations by the department to Villa brought the word that orders were Immediately Issued for his re- moval Officials were Interested yesterday in unofficial reports stating that Jose bel minister of war In the inet of Eulalio had an- that Gens Villa and Obregon had agreed to discuss terms of perhaps within two weeks Robles was said to have hinted that the proposed conference w as a result of fears of leaders of the two factions that the revolution popularly believed to be about begun by Gen Huerta would so complicate the situation In Mexico that American Intervention might follow Gen Angeles was still here continuing to seek the viewpoint of the Washington government toward the Mexican problem Garrison Bans Honors to When Secretary Garrison's attention was called yesterday to reports that a review had been held in Gen Huerta's honor at Fort Tex and that the former Mexican dictator had a dinner guest of Col he tele- graphed Maj Gen ing the border that he thought no honors should be shown a man in Huerta's status Gen Funston at once replied that no review had been given for Mr. Garrison did not ask about the reported but sent general instructions to Gen Funston to guide officers In their relations with Huerta think it said Mr commenting on unofficial border cne branch of the to George McHenry for has government to be toasting and feting been The boy was arrested at a man under arrest by another branch Mexicans Threaten June SO Armed men the home of his John A. a 927 Ingram street When taken to detective ters and young Bowers ad- mitted that he knew both Forney and were sent from here today to a mining camp 120 miles where Mexicans are threatening The men Were excited bj reports and asserted that Forney from Vera that Mexico was to on one or more occasions suggested to clare war Qn the United and him that he could make some easy money by aiding McHenry In a plan he then struck for higher wages AH the Mexicans quit work at had to get Forney's father-in-law out j of tna Ray Consolidated Mining of the Company upon receipt of publication He was taken to Pittsburgh by from Vera Cruz containing a speech by a Carranza who stated that Mexico would deela re war or United After receiving assurances lives last 93.00 Atlantic City 3tar a. m. p. m. I that war was not the decided to strike for in Teased i
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