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MAY 3, 1915.
I GEIU1M8 SHELLED DUNKIRK
longrange gun, presumably Aualrfin l
firing at Intervals alonp the coan'iik-l
clean over Nleuport nnd In the dlrrW !Jl
BREAKING IT GENTLY
FROM TWO DIRECTORS
T.nter on other huga sheila r.it . i
Uncxplodcd Missiles Indlcalo Aus
trlnns Have Great Guns.
PAniS, May 3
A communication Issued by the War
Office Indicates the probability that Dun
i.i.i. ...a. Vinmtmrilftri from a suburb of
Dunkirk from n different direction aii-d
gether, but from a distance relatively v,?i
same. Two guns were presumably n, J3
these mlssllei anJ they came from ZLJSl
nearby Dlxmude, amid the ruins of .,:
town the Germans have been Installed .ft
Dlxmude, which is situated at the great
Two of tho shells failed to xnUj1
Ono was a 12-Inch missile. 5!S?j:
bend of the xser, ?i "".. .V"'
French port. It is believed that tho great
German gun which twice shelled the city
has been put out of cllon.
It has been ascertained that In the first
bombardment of Dunkirk at least one
"KniPP, Berlin." and the other a mon,
of about 17 Inches, breast high w,
tnutlnir nn end nnd tlnnsit ..i., '"''
aluminum shield nnd marked ',Imnff.'
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GERMANS CRUSH ENTIRE
RUSSIANS' LOSS HEAVY
Its tributaries, nncj, second, the ravishing
of the rich Baltic provinces In retaliation
for ths Russian raids Into East Prussia.
FRENCH BOMBARD METZ
FROM WOEVRE POSITIONS
Lines in West of Austrian
Territory Pierced at
Every Point Foe Men
aces Czar's Baltic Pro
vinces by Land and Sea.
Slav Invaders of Western Gallcla
have been completely crushed, Berlin
today announced, Tho foo's lines havo
been pierced at ovcry point of attack,
tho official statement adds, and Mus
covite losses havo been enormous,
Tho German Invasion of tho Baltic
provinces Is of admitted seriousness,
according to tho Russian War Offlco.
Land forces have swept forward some
60 miles and u Teuton fleet Is rapidly
nearlng Llbau. In co-oporatlon with
this menacing invasion Is tho develop
ment of a heavy offensive along tho
North Poland front from Przasnysz
to tho upper reaches of tho Nlemen
Metz, tho German stronghold on the
Moselle, has been bombarded by the
French. Shells struck Fort St. Blaise,
while the railway line, over which sup
plies are taken to the npex of tho Ger
man wedgo at St. Mihlcl, was badly
damaged. Tho French guns aro
mounted near Pout-a-Mousson, about
eight miles from tho outer forts of
Berlin reports that assaults by the
British and French, northeast of
Tpres, were jepulsed and that they
still hold St Jullen. The bombard
ment of Dunkirk Is reported to have
been mado from two points, Wcstende
Fort St. Blaise, and Railway Lino
PARIS, May 3
The French have established long range
guns In tho vicinity of their lino at Pont-a-Moueson
nnd aro bombarding the
southern fortifications at Metz, which
are about 10 miles away. Tho bombard
ment began Saturday nnd was resumed
Sunday The gun fire, says tho official
communique, caused considerable damage
at wirlous points along tho southern
front of the entrenched camp at Metz,
particularly In the caso of one of tho
forts, probably Fort St Blaise, and at
tho barracks and tho nearby railway.
TWO NEUTRAL VESSELS
VICTIMS OF TORPEDOES
SLAVS CRUSHED IN GALICIA,
BERLIN SAYS OFFICIALLY
Invader's Lines in West Pierced
UCRMX. May 3
Tho German War Office today an
nounced a sweeping victory over the Rus
sians In Western Gallcla. In nn&aftldal,
statement tho War Offico said: 2
"Yesterday tho Austro-Gcrman forces
everywhere pierced and crushed tho en
tire Russian front In Western Gallcla
with very heavy losses for the enemy."
Continued from Vnge One
Tex., on April 10 She was built at Cam
den, N J , last year.
Survivors of tho destroyed Swedish
ship i:illrln, who were landed today at
Lemvlg, Denmark, declared that the
vessel was torpedoed by a German sub
marine about 100 mllcsh off Hull. Tho
weather was clear, but tho submarine
was not seen. The explosion destroyed
ono lifeboat and threw another Into the
A dispatch from Copenhagen says.
Details of tho sinking of the Swedish
steamship CUIda by a German subma
rlno In tho Xorth Sea Saturday night
reached here today. Onu-lnls are Indig
nant, as they declare the torpedoing was
without warning, and the Ulllda sunk
within three minutes after being hit.
Sixteen men and threo women barely
escaped In open boats. Shippers have
demanded that tho Government protest
In tho most vigorous terms against tho
torpedoing. Tho Berlin Foreign Offlco
had promised not to molest tho timber
trade of Sweden.
The Scottish trawlers Bndosla, Benning
ton and Aries arrived today at Aberdem,
Scotland, reporting that thev hnd been
chased l. German submarines They say
that they saw two other trawlers, whose
Identity has not yet been established,
sunk by a marine, and It Is believed all
of tho crews perished.
GERMANS STRIKE FOE'S BALTIC
PROVINCES BY LAND AND SEA
Russian War Oflke Concedes Serious
ness of Invasion.
PETROGRAD, May 3.
For tho first tlmo tho Russian War
Office today admitted that the German
expedition toward tho rich Russian Baltic
provinces Is 'serious. It Is stated that
Germans are co-operating by land and
sea. Detachments of German cavalry.
supported by nn automobile detachment
and mounted infimtrj, are overrunning
the Szawln region ami advancing on
Kovno. Patrols of tho enemy have been
reported near Llbau,
A squadron of German torpedo craft
is operating along the Russian Baltic,
coast and have penetrated the Gulf of
Riga. Warships in tho Baltlo aro co
operating with the, land forces that are
pressing toward Llbau.
Tho German advanco is belloved hero
to havo the twofold object of cutting' off
tho lines of communication toward War
saw preliminary to another assault on tho
Russian positions along the Vistula and
U. S. OFFICIALS RETICENT
ON GULFLIGIIT ATTACK
WASHINGTON. May 3.
With the return to the White House to
day of President Wilson, tho machinery
of tho Government was set In motion to
Invcstlgato'tho sinking by a German sub-
"j!" vwi,cm;uij on snip uuu-
ilfeluj off tho Scllly Islands, with the loss
rmjrer captain nnd two of his crew,.
-Itwos learned at the White Houso that
President Wilson will suspend Judgment
on tho case until official reports reach
him. Tho gravity of the situation U
fully appreciated, but no comment will
bo mado until tho exact facts aro placed
before the President from ofllclal sources
May Grand Jury Sworn
Alexander Lawrence, Jr , a manufac
turer, of 1824 Erlo avenue, was selected
by Judgo Ralston, In Quarter Sessions
Court, as foreman of tho May Grand
Jury for Quarter Sessions Court.
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AUSTRIA WILL YIELD
FURTHER TO ITALIANS'
Concessions Will Not Sat
isfy Demands, However,
According to Belief in
Rome Teutons' Guns
Trained on Frontier.
HOME, May S.
A special courier, brlnslns Austria's
answer to Italy's final representations. Is
expected to arrive from Vienna tonight,
nlthounh the Austrian note will not bn
read by the Foreign Office until Tuesday.
Thus the possibility exists that tho Ital
ian Government may know within the
next 43 hours whether It Is to ho peare
or war. Indications in ofllclal quarters
lead to tho belief that Austria will make
That affahs In the Austro-German-Ital-lan
negotiations are replilly reaching a
climax Is Indicated by the number of dip
lomats arriving on special missions.
Kathlaa Erzeberger, leador of the clerical
centre party In tho German nelchstnc,
who arrived yestcrdaj', la making ar
rangements for a special interview with
Popo Benedict XV. Former Austrian
Foreign Minister Goulochowskl Is ex
pected from Vienna at any hour
It Is not believed, however, that new
Austrian concessions will satisfy tho
Italian claim, which, If as affirmed are
really minimum, mean practically an end
to the negotiations.
All tho Ministers met yesterday with
King Victor Emmanuel for the biweekly
signing of decrees nnd to discuss tho
International situation. After the con
ference Ba"-on Sonnlno conferred with
Prince von Duelow the German Ambas
sador. It is asserted that Trlnco von
Buelow Indicated the lines of Austria's
expected answer to itaiy.
A dispatch from TJdlne, Italy, reports
nctlvo military preparations on tho Aus
trian side of tho frontier.
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New Six $1400
WE'have been very impatient for
All around us dealers were selling
hundreds of cars ranging: in price
from 1000 to 1500.
We knew that the Chalmers people
were making; a car in this class. We
knew it would be good when we
But to our impatient inquiries we
got one answer, "We haven't tested
it hard enough yet.'1
Now it is here.
The Chalmers people say it has simply been
abused over m the Alleghany Mountains for
18 months and stood the racket.
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It is the lowest price ($1400) at which a
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Qppenheim. (Shins &5
Chestnut and 12th Sts.
Will Hold the Following
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Sizes 6 to li years
Smart percale and
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Women's Crepe Kimonos
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Women's Silk Petticoats
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Special Sale of
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Sizes 6 to 10 years
Attractive coats of
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Regular value $6.00
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