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rillLADELniTA, WEDXESDAY, DECEMBER 8, HUG.
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American lanivsmiJ i-
pjckecl, but Escapes Now
at Alexandria, ugypi
pARRlVED THERE SUNDAY
tack on Petrol ite, Sister Ship,
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frj JrTOUllUI wciuiv.it .v-
port of Loss
LONDON. Dee 1
... iiiiincnii steamship oiiiiiiiiiuiuw
. ,., nnrtrd to liuc been bomb.ltdcil
L. iti4iii:in mibmiiitne near Tobruk.
feto have escaped wIlhotiMnJiii) to nnv,
m.mbers of hei new. itccoiinim u .-.-
hatch from I'.oim
6 Other dispatches, staling Unit the et.m
.'jnunlpaw had been sunk l.y subnu.ilnc
'. ih Mcilltcinmcnii, weie Ihill) ,i-
Ptradlcleil this afternoon by lopnits tli.ii
!"tiee:sel had reached Aicni.uriu. i.g)i"
The Central News Agency gave uui inc
W are oftlclnllj- Infoimed that tlie
'iCmmilmw has nitlvcU nl Alexandria "
fc Starlnc agents in London stilted Unit ns
the Communlpiiw nrilveti nl AieMinurn.
.-qh.i It would be impossible for the
.isel to discharge Its cargo and icncli
.k. vlclnitv of Tobrua, Tiipoil, uv nicv
May, the d.iv when It was iepoiled to
'Iharc been Mink. even v Failing hi iuii
X Tobruk Is about WW inllcn west-nuuli-..t
nf Aleandrln The usual route fol-
iJoi.ed b ships ncntwnid. bound from
Bjltexandrln, runs about M mllca fiom
is. WILL SEND PROTBST
OX I'ETUOI.ITI'. ATTACK
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: WASHINGTON, IJcc tf.
EP Announcement nas made ut tho White
JIouso today that i-resiueni " hhuu n
erderefl an Immediate unci thorough la-
t l.-. !, n.tnrlr nn tlin Arncrlcull
'tteamshlp Petrollto by a siihmarlno fly
ing the Austrian Ilac It had been planned
:.o Includo the icportcd nttuck on tlie
"ru ...!.. in the Investigation, until
r,lt was reported that vessel in safe.
AmBassndor I'aBe, nt Jioinc, cnoica mc
Stale nepartment today that a vessel, be
IJtTrf, tqi be the American steamer Com-
Li... I.n.i K.- InrnPilfldrl Iltirt Mlllll-
eVlho Mediterranean. Olllcluls did not
if.'stscir Importance to the dispatch, In
"IjAtH of 'ho later press reports today
1ik.t t. qi,l Is afe. It Was thought
fAmhaaaaclor PaRO's cable wan llled jes-
jit was made plain that tlio l'resmcnt is
'..in.i in n.t linmndintplv In the
'... n4 i, iiatmlltr. A vl-t-nlH nolo
1111 be sent to Austria dcmaudlm; "la-
ivotuI of the act. with a piccigc inni no
imare American vessels will bo attacked
and n nromlso of full leuaratlon for the
loss of American lives.
. Administration officials indicated tnat
fine proposed notu 10 auhui-i ii "
Jong document. coveiluK the attack on
!!. 4n-n .....I uit.l.iir rm'tli III flltl tlllH
luq .mvuiiu -ti- o--...rt " . ,
Qovernmcnt s position in leKiiru i"
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manne wariure. ii w anuiu mu ..,
.notes which this Ooveriiincnt sent toOer-
,inan- on the I.usltaula case aim otner
sgbmarlue attacks are legitrdcd as affect
ling only that country. This tloverninent
does not take the stand that Austria has
rrTl.lal I.... ! I.,Iit.. f 1ti iintlttnil nf tlR
United Stated as a lesult of tltc noirs to
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. tu ill. J Hi ivvt mail .....- .
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(FVUOliM mill V'lllUllUU v- ...v, .
American lives will satisfy this Uo em
inent. In tl-.o event that im more .mui
ican vessels are attacked, liowevei, or
any American lives lost In unwarned nt
tacks on liners It was made plum that
,etious consequences wouiu loiipn.
' No olDclal advices on tho attui.lt on the
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yj VIIV.IIU Vtt VI.CI-II U. ... iiuuii .w...
Th V.i., .....I U....A llA.inr.ni. lit nlllpillls
xpressd relict when It was imported that
MIB ,U!!UUUnipUW IB BlUr. -IIU l-JJUIl-M
attack on that vessel, fololwlnp so closel
after the shelllnK' of the Petrollte, lias
caused the belief that possibly Austria
-D lnii)rii.n iliirv n uiitimn . Wn 1'fn r A
Eca all Aesacla carrjtng supplies that
!JilbMl I CUt II lltO rtlllCO.
The last time It wouldn't stlcH. That
ai not altogether the fault of the snow,
for there Is so much heat In tho city
pavements from the heaters In cellars and
the breaths of pedestrians, that the white
Cakes have Utile chance unless they are
Mlra, dry. and often the snow's an Inch
I thlil? in the country when it has no more
uian the effect of rain in the city. Home
Blow today it looked more hopeful, though
tho first Hakes flattened out into water
soon as they hit. Hut there was a
certain lazily persistent Quality to the
aumg mow that looked like business
Sam It once got started.
K'was." you notice that we say, for it
L" a brave man who win talk In the
present tense about the weather.
mFFor Philadelphia and vicinity
know or rain thi$ afternoon and ro6-
SjMtf tonight, followed by ijenerally
.,. I fllr Thll B7rft tint tt iWi oiniito .
7" - 1 .. (iihvi. kiu !
temperature; fresh to strong south-
LOST atiti vnii-wn
ICjlTCmiflcate r Membership No. 103S In
HQ CnM.I !..- i..n.w..
I- ."-.."". wvwa.n lit riilldUIIIJUI.,
IK.X M.me ot Clurles Itoesch & Son, kv
li.i'J1..'0 '" notice la hereby given ibat ap
leaS ben -a1811 'r a new itjtin.
- GEORGE J. nOESCH
rin """"" jvueauji 1'AVKiM, co.,
e.QCCtl.OF tn .ltir a nir...r .....
rpn. .-.rt i.un a; BUA9
irJr.,..DSi-0", No.ember IS7 title Ucedl
JrcJ,,i'rlle. bomeract at , iu emelouo of O.
vawlilU u. Uevvard If returned to them.
lllfM.t0C!!'' ."an to Murket t entrunie to
tw aubnay Ile- 4!IO CeUur ae.
?r. PAP . amall handtwtr oa train b-
iv."."". Market mid Snruce. 0 bill. rtr.
Pi.. CallUclmont ()0.
L!?l-Lost, "life J Tit :tl num.. I U...
ni-lol'. Cro- i'en.ttr Hewurt) JW2
fci SA?1.'4 '"'', ma I sou at h lo-
SlJ'jJ,1 '-1 Uu Ions k ihn'n renarJ.
For thu second time this season a
ON PEACE TO BE
Chancellor Will Act as Im
perial Spokesman When
CONFERS WITH WAR LORD
Chancellor on Hcthmanii-HollweK s
statement on Goiiinnv's attitude ns ic
KRidR pence Is to embody tho personal
views of Kmpetor William. The Oliau
cellor went to gcner.il headqunrters Tucs
ilav ami conferred with the Kaiser IoRt
nlsht. Details of the promised speech
are said to have been settled at this con
ference. H Is generally believed that the Chan
cellor's speech will be one of tho most
Importnnt made in tho rtelchstnc since
Gci many entered the war.
Von Hcthmann-HollwcR took to the
Kaiser's headquarters the draft of his
remarks for approval.
Intense interest In the Chancellor's
foitlicomlm; speech was shown In Berlin
today. The Clinnccllor will probably
open tho sitting of the Reichstag at 10
o'clock tomorrow morning. In the belief
that he will make his peace speech at
that time nnd Indicate Germany's policy
as regards tlio Halltans hundreds toda
sought tickets of admission. Tho.o fall
ing to get the coveted cards offered high
premiums to the fortunate ones. Hrrlln
dispatches "said every Beat In the Itelchs
tug gallery had been taken.
The Ilerllner Tagcblatt announces the
order of the proceedings of the pence de
bate In the Reichstag. First, the Chan
cellor will deliver a speech. Then Deput
Scheldemann, spokesman of tho Socialist
lepresentatlou In the Reichstag, will ex
plain the Socialist interpellation about
tlio peace terms. Thcieupon tho Chan
cellor Is expected to reply.
According to v.ulous Journals the se
lection of Ilerr Schcldemaim as spokes
man of tho Socialist faction Is in Itself
a victory for the moderate section of the
Socialist j arty.
Vorwnerts, tho otlicial .Socialist oigan,
comment, on the fact that Out Heillner
Tugeblutt is the only Journal wlilth e
pressed approval of the .Socialist Intel -pellation.
in lew of the Tagoblatt's
close confection with Government cir
cles this Is icg.uded as slgnlllcain.
Vorwneits quotes the lollowing fiom
the Uerllner Ncueste Nachilchten:
Wo weie nlwnjs of tho opinion tluit
if silence is to be piesened as to the
details of our war alms the Chancellor
.should do nothing moio than announce
his belief in a long dui.ition of the war
and in thu necessity of obtaining, by a
peace which will come at some later
date, poweitul and leal guaiantees for
TEST CANDY POWDER
SENT TO FARMER
Chestnut Hill Resident Believes
Sweets Were Intended to
Poison His Family
A mysterious powder was discovered
today sprinkled on candy In u box which
was found on the doortep of Clinton
Hlnehman, a wealthy farmer, living on
the Cameron ettnte. at Cold Point, near
Chemical tests are belli? made in tills
city to determine whether poison is con
tained In the candy, which Jllnchman he
lleves was placed on his porch by an
enemy who wishes to Kill him and his
The box of candy was left at the Hlneh
man homo last Sunday iileht, and Is the
third box found In similar circumstances.
Mr. Illnchman's wife, two sons and two
daughters, Bclvlna and Viola, aged 13 and
1. )ears, respectively, live with him on
the farm. ...
William S. Dlckerson. a detective of
Plymouth Township, who has been en
gaged to work on the case, asserts that
it the candy is found to contain poison
or harmful diugs, irrests will follow.
It Is understood that the detective at
first worked on the theory that the candy
may have contained a drug intended to
Jiaim one or both of the girls in the
family, but It was found that both of
them left for Wayne on the day following
the receipt of the first box of candy.
The elder girl Is employed as companion
Continued on I'aee Two, Column I'lie
(1HAIX FOR ALLIES IN WRECK
OX THE LEHIGH AT GEHENTOX
Three Tracks Blocked and Loss May
ALL.KNTO WX, Pa., Dec S.-The break
ing of a -wheel caused the wrecking of
u dozen -cars of an extra eastbound
f i eight on the Lehigh Valley Railroad
ut Cementon, eevca mites north, this
mprulug. The cats were loaded with
wheat. Hour and oats for the Allies.
Tlnee of the four tracks were blocked
The low may reach a hundred thousand
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VmMH iP HI h lWw I l I iii i 'i i ill IM1 ' ff'iMigL,-wyirwwr:-wE-.g-iii,f . Tljy'iirili-o
HtflM WmMMSstm Ww is
BBi iMli9CTr l '.s t- l
snowfall thnt aiiproaclicd the dtinonstons of a storm visited the city today.
the svvirln on the south side of City Hall.
MOOlti: IIKADS DHI.IHJATION
, Congressman Will Voice I'hiladel-
phia's Plea for National Convention
i I'onRicsMiitn .1. Ilniniitoti Moore will
: bead tlie delesatlim Unit will K to
i Wn Illusion neM eel; tn uiRi' the
member.. r the ISepubllraii National
i t'ommlttee to (five the l'Jlil rontcntion to
I IMitl .ttcliilil.i.
I ('liailts .T Cohen, pietldent uf the
I Clumber r Commerce, nnnomiecil today
, that 3Ir Jloori bod been selected an
rhnirmiiii of the I'lilhidtlplila Itepubllcan
Comm'ttce. and that LS nicniber.. have
. hern appointed to prerrit this elty'n
claims to the member, or the National
BOY SCOUTS OF CITY
OFFER TO MOBILIZE TO
HUNT KIDNAPPED BOY
Family of Richard Meekins De-1
cides Not to OfTer Ransom I
After All-Night '
EXPECT ANOTHER LETTER
The Boy Scouts of Philadelphia will bo
mobilized for nctlon, to nssist In the
search for S- ear-old Richard Mccklns,
of 2119 .South 01st street, who was kid
napped last Monday a week while play
ing near his home. If Director Drlpps
deems this advisable
Walter S. Cowing, scout eceutlc, said
today that it Director Dupps thought the
scouts could bo of any service thej would
gladly help hunt through the ui.iishrs nud
meadows in tho .ieinity of Darby, but
that their services would not be offered
unless the Director icijuosted th-mi.
About 1300 children In the Thomas it
Morton Public School, ut Cd and lllniuoiiil
avenue, aie tilling nn Inteiest In the hunt
for the boy. All of the teachtis lia In
structed tlie I'hlldien In their classes o
be on the lookout for Hie l.id. llMou
Phillips, suyerMn, principal uf tlie
school, said todaj that he knew the
Mi el. Ins l'u. who attended mil the
morning i-e.s..l,iii. lie said be was ' i
model hot," hIimIIpui mid in good stand
ing, and bad neer -Uv.n hi. teachers
Walter Who, s vi.irs obl."of to!J IJhu
wood aveiuie, n phiMii.ite uf Itlchuid
MtekhiH, ul.il! attends the sihool. Tlie
police learned todn) that the clilldieu had
been pholiig tugethei on u baud pile at
Cist stieet and Klmwond n.enue oil the
n f lei noun Meklns ill appeal oil. The
child s.ild, lionet or, that he becaipe tiled
of plalng and left Ills chum u'one neui
a tool buc.
Lieutenant of Deleitlxes Wood, nl the
rollcall toda, Instiucted the detectlvis
to be on the lookout for the boy, whether
olilclally nsslgncd to the case or not, and
to go out of their wa, If necessary,
should a tangible clue be levelled.
No ransom will bo paid for ihe icturn
of Richard Meekins.
Tills was positively decided upon by
members of the Meekins family today
after an all-night conference, In which
detectives assigned on the case paitlcl
pated. The kidnapper of the Mcc-Mns, bo and
his present custodian. Lieutenant Mai
ple, of the 15th stieet and Woodland ave
nue station, bollevcs, Is the iiinu who Is
the author of the letter w lit ten in red
Ink and which reached the Meekins fam
ily esterday. Tills letter was posted
Continued on I'use I our, Column One
STARTS HUSH TO DICTIONARY
Comment on Wilson's Mexican Policy
M,iittVnTnV T.A.. Wn liln.,ntl
politicians today searched dictionaries and
encyclopedias to find what Colonel Roose
velt mcani wnen lie c-uuvu niucui n n
son's comments on the Mexican policy the
"elocution of a Bzantine logothete."
In one dictionary they found a logothete
is "an auditor of accounts in tlio Byzan
tine Bmplre; treasurer; head of depart-
ment; chancellor of the Patriarch of Con-
stantlnople In the Gteek Church."
it. i. nnllfl. Inna nlsn riLsonverpd front .
their eearch that the "people of Bjzan
tluni iu war trembled at the sound of a
Loudon Stocks Show Trend
Toward the End of the War
Hie routldrnt undertone of the London
MocU i;iclianae mukt be cribfd to the
belief licld by many proiulnrnt nieinbtra
(bat the end o( Oie war ou natUfactorr
teruta may be approaehiuc, aaya FraucU
W. Hint, editor of the indon Kcono
mist. "Hie liuprovrmrnt of American tx
eliauce give aatUfactloa tu London, a
doea the klrrujtb of tbc Atueilcan
Tbe Idea of a compulsory loan for all
Income taipaitu I salulur cruund, a
Mr, Hint, la au article on Engllth
fiuuvce, '"' br apcclal (able to the i
Evening ledgrr and uubti.b.d exclUkiTO
ly oa page li of Ilila li.ue. 1 1
SNOW PKKSAOKS KAIN
It Is of the Moist Sort ami Weather
Man Discourages Small Hoy
(.now -not the IIkIiI. flaky kind, but
jdiippy, net (l.ibH-beKnii fiilllm; fiom an
oercat sk nt n o'clock HiIh mornliiK.
It cac mi Jo to Hip small boy, for no
body tlie.tnm that It will stick. I'-m" 'he
weather man w.i pessimistic about It.
Tor he knows llmt the slRns. which aie
ioriLct about thiee times out of four,
point to rain. Ves. tho beautiful snon
will turn to drcao rain, probnbt. before j
nlKht. riii. temperature lemnlui stcadj
around :tl deRrer?.
Home In Unlit southwest winds, snow
Is fnlllii). In Serantoii, New orK Htaie,
New lIiiBl.ind. and oer the lake ickIoii
FORD'S PEACE SEEKERS
SPLIT INTO TWO CAMPS
BY WILSON'S MESSAGE
Delegates Aboard the Oscar II
Hold a Mass -Meeting1 and
Discuss What Should Be
ABOARD Tiin PEACI. SHIP OSCAR
II, vln wireless to Cnpc Race. N. T.,
Dee. S. Members of the peace expedi
tion, licaifcd-byireiuy Fofd,-are divided
Into two camps today. Ofic camp sup
ports President Wilson's attitude with
lererenco to preparedness, as set forth In
his message to Congress. The other camp
Is opposed to preparedness-.
The "nntls" are led by Hills O. Jones,
cdltorlil writer for a humorous publica
tion, who declared today that ho Ifad the
suppott of most of his fellow vojagcia.
I Kuril took the tlooi as soon as . a
McCIure ic.id extracts from the PieM-
I dent's message following an opening nd
iliesa bv the Rev. Clinlles K Akcd. pastor
of the Fiist Congiegatlon.il Church, of
! Sji! I-'rancIsco.
I "I ecrtululy believe that this message
hliouM be lecelved in slleme by this ns-
! emblage. It Is a ieact!omir message,"
alll Jones. "It comes to us at a time
t when wo cannot keep silence.
"We me going nbio.ul now nn a ml..-
I slim to stop n terrible war among na
tions, ever, one of which Is piupared ill
a mllliot. vui) for win. Tills Is no time
to dlstiub Ameilcin liudltliius anil pre-
. paie us for wai.
, "Ameilin Is h iliingei, t.a.Vfi the I'res-
liluiii. but In doesn't sn of what she Is
"Tho Pieshleiit doei not mention sin-
' gle nation Hint he daios to su is mi
tiiem or tho I "lilted States.
I)..N..I.K 13 AT UO.MIJ.
"The I'nlted isiates Is In daiiher fiom
within and uutuuillreil eilUens are not
tho source of Hie dansei. They aie na
tive cltleiih. who aie building battleships
ut tremendous profit; men who aie ti
lug now- to udd tu the bin den of taxation
and to mortgage posteiitj for eaia tu
come to fasten this dreidful mllltaiy bm
den upon us." ,
Applause Intenupttd the speaker when
"It may be true that every mollycod
dle Is a pacifist, but It Is not true that
every pacifist Is a mollj coddle, und this
we aro going to show President Wilson
and tho armament trusts before we aie
"It Is not true, peiliaps, that eveiy
one iu the United States who favois pre
paiedncss is a grafter, but nothing can
be truer than that every giafter In the
United States is in favor of prepared
NEW CAMDEN LIBRARY,
TO COST $130,000, TO
RISE IN COOPER PARK
Eldredge Johnson Ofl'ers Mayor
Ellis Building, Books and
Major Bills, of t'umden. received a let
ter today from Bldredge Johnson, In
which the president of the Victor Talk
Ins Machine Company offered to build for
the city in Cooper Pails a library to cost
1130,000, to equip it with books and to
ptovido an endowment fund for purchases
of books in the future.
Mr. Johnson suseented that the plans
of his own architect be followed, and
this will be put before the trustees of the
present small Horary on tho site which
the new building will cover for their ap
je oval at their meeting tomorrow night.
Tho gift Is said to be the personal gift
of Mr. Jqhnson, and not of his company,
whose buildings ate directly opposite
Cooper Park, where the library wll be.
In his letter to the Major, Mr, Johnson
provided for the future of the library
and for its maintenance The proposal
must be put before the City Council, but
there is no doubt that Mr. Johnson's offer
will be accepted
The best ilbrai) Camden has uuvv U
the Carnegie Library on Brcadwaj ut
Line street That bui ding cost SlcO.000
picture shows pedestrians facing
'MILK AND WATER'
Glad, However, That He
Has Changed His Mind
HARD RAP ON MESSAGE
Pirslilem Wilson s message lo L'oiigiess,
In wliloh he urged I'nn-Ameilcau pie
pnrnhipsa nnd uss.illi.l "hyphenated"
eltUens who h.no plotted against the
lioveinuipiit, bioughl foith opinions fiom
lending men mid newspnpers 111 tills oiin
ti.v ami a In o,id In which praise .mil ciiti
elsm weie about eiiuallv divided. Demo
ctats generall) upheld the niCM'iige while
Republicans attacked it.
.Vlmkiit- flm l.,ii,lnri4 nf Hin ntililmi llnll
I was former Piesldent Roosevelt, who as
sorted that Piesldent Wilson s woiuscon
lllct with his official deeds.
OY.HTi.R RAY, N. Y., Dee s -Colonel
Theodore Roosevelt made tho following
statement on Piesldent Wilson's nilfliess
"What does Mr. Wilson" moan when hi
ono line ho snys that we have "stood
npait, studiously neutral,' because it was
our manifest duty to do so,' nnd a couplo
of paragraphs Inter sas that 'we demand
security in prosecuting their telt-chosen
lines of national development for others".'
Ho can take cither of the two positions,
"but lid ennnot take both. Did or did not
Mr. Wilson 'demand wicurltv' for Bel
gium to 'prosecute Its self-chosen lines of
national development".' Ho knows ho did
not. Then what does he mean by saying
that 'lie demand this security also foi
"He Is using words to cover a policy
of dishonorable Inaction. Again, lie sajs
that we am 'fiercely Jealous of aggression
fiom without.' How did he show his
'fierce jealousy' ns regards the nggics
slons on the Lusltanla nud Aucona,
which rcMiltcd Iu the the loss of sevcial
ccoies and the Jeopaidy of hundreds of
"How has ho shown his l erce Jealous)'
as regards the f or ;o .nldleis wearing
the Ametir.iii iiulfuim, not to speak of
the women and ehllilieu and (ivillniis,
killed or wounded tm Ameiliuii xoll by
Mt-aJcnu bullets" Not one symptom of
his 'Hew Jealous)' to pievent "aggie! Ion
fiom without' was the issuing of .in ouli-i
that uur men .should not tlrt bail, when
"The exact mimbeis of ihe holdlem Jit
the fulled ..tutes who have been killed
or wounded b) Mexicans cannot be told,
because Mr. Wilson won't peimll the lis
tiles to be made public. .Ml. WIKon's
( uiitfmird mi 1'HKe riin, tubulin On.
ARMI E MUNIZIONI
II Generule Cadormi Ha Impeg
nato Jmportanti Operazioni
a Sucl di Gorizia !
Jl lappoilo del generale Cidorua pub-
bllcatu ierl tei.i ilil Mlulstera della ,
Guena a Roma dice iibsal jioco. II gen
erale Cudorna niimiucia the hi fanterla
Itallaua operaudo audacemeute sul Car so,
si Impadroni' dl una graude imantlta' ill
munlzlonl e dl maleilale ua guerra. cum
presl fuclll e bombe a iiiauo, II ritpporlo
lion specific.! dove quest! success! souo
stall ottenutl e conic, j:" ovldente pero"
che questo mater ale da guerra devova es
sere nolle iimui dl foize uustiiache ehu
peiclo' devouo esseie state s.onlltto.
1" piobablh' duuque elie i tratli di
operazioni ancora non eomplute, die II
genciale Cadoiu.1 lion stim.i utile uu'
lieceiisarlo rlvlare or.i pen be' uuo mciii
plicemente preparatorle ill pin' gr.tudl
operazioni. II fatto che "una giuude
quantlta' dl malerlalo da guerra c'
stato pieso degll itallani" puo' Indicare
uuelie che notevolt forze austrUche hanno
cercato di ostacolaro queste operazioni
Da Vienna si anmmcia cho eiiuiuo w
porl rarlchl dl muulziom bono stall af
fondatl inentre sbarcavano II loio cailco
a Duruzzo, sulla costa albanese. A Lon
dra se ne deduce che queste munlzlonl
erano destinate ulle furze H.iliane che
andranno In aiuto del eibi e che devono
perclo" esaere gla" sbarcate o hi viagglo.
(Leggere in 1 pagina le ill time e plu"
dettajliate uotlzle sulla guerra, In llalt
ano.) FOOTBALL COACH AND GIRL
DROWNED "WHILE SKATING
Break Through Thin Ice on a Lake in
STORM LAKE. la., Dec. S.-Kdmund
Ball, football coach at Ouena VMa Col
lege, and Miss Fern Benedict aie dead
today as a leeult of skating on thin Ice
on Storm Lake.
A scale of peikoiw wiw tU skater
break through the Ice but all efforts to
rescue them fulled
hiskk. emus mis citi.
11'.' t Cuctlnui St Xiv
BOY-ED AND VON PAPEN TO LEAVE U. S. NEXT TUESDAY
NEW YORK. Dec, 8. Captain Boy-Ed nnd Captain von Papen,
Mk German liinbassv attaches, will leave Now York next Tuesday
ii response to the demand for their recall, according to a lcport
i eliiiiR the Federal Building here this afternoon.
SO GERMAN SOLDIERS KILLED IN EXPLOSION AR f-' u-'
LONDON, Dec. 8. Tho newspaper Echo de Belgt, p.t1
Holland since the German occupation of Belgium, j-cjiprted tod
nn explosion wrecked Cogncles foit nt Namur, killing 80 Gu-raa.i
GERMANS REPLACE BULGARS ON GREEK BORDLI.
LONDON, Dec. 8. To prevent possible misunderstanding b
iwcm Bulgarian and Greek troops nloug tlio Scrbo.Greek frontier,
Geuiinu tioops tire i enlacing tit Bulgars near Moimsth, uccording to
Atliuis dispatches today,
MONTENEGRO WISHES SEPARATE PEACE
HKItl.lN, Dec. S. -King Nicholas of Montenegro lias suggested to th
lhitcnte Ainlm.snduri that Montenegro ho allowed to conclude a separate
peiii'i' bp.iiiipp she Is exhausted, according to reports published in the Frank
furter Xeitimg today.
The Amhn .sndoix have replied that If Montenegro moves for a separate
penre they will Inoak off diplomatic relations and withdraw all assistance
hltheito glen .MontonegrK. the newspaper asserted.
VILL1STAS AND CARRANZISTAS FIGHTING AGAIN
DOl'lSI.AS. Ariz.. Uec S. - A battle that began between Carranza forces
I .mil Villa tioops under Cleneral .lose Rodriguez la In progress near Esaucda,
' Solium, nceonlitig tn olllclul repoit.. received at Agua Prlcta. General Obregon's
I army made a forced mauii from I'ronteraa last night and attacked the
j Rodriguez foires at down today as the latter were prep.it Ing to leave Sonora
i for western t'hlliuiiluiu.
NAMUR FORT HLOWN UP; 80 GERMANS KILLED
A.MHTI.Rl.A.M, Uro. ..According to the !cho De Beige, Fort Cognelle,
I one of the defenses of Niimtir, was destroyed by an explosion of Its magazine
.Moniln.x and 80 (.ieininn soldiers killed.
AEROPLANES ATTACK HOSPITALS, SAY BELGIANS
IIAVIII-:, Fiance, Dec. .S. Hospitals behind tho Belgian front conducted
by Queen Uizuhcth lme been attucked live times by Gcrmun aviators,
nccoidlng to Information leaching the Belgian Government today. In air
itilds last week German bomb, killed 103 soldiers, but the Queen refuses to
leave her fiost.
SCHULENBERG DECLARES BELGIUM WILL BE HELD
AMSTERDAM, Dec. 8. Couut Hcliulonberg Indicated to citizens of Liege
at a public gathering Hint Germany has no Intention of rcllmiul. hing Belgium,
according; to advices received here today. He drove tho first nail Into a
wooden statue of General von Kmmlch, conqueror of Belgium, which was
erected In the court of honor In the Palace of Justice.
"What von Kmmlcli has conquered we will hold," Count Schulenbers was
quoted as saying.
HARDEN DEPLORES ANTI-AMERICAN AGITATION
AMSTERDAM, Dec. 8. German attacks ugalnat tlio United States aro
deplored by Maximilian Harden, famous editor of tho Zukunft. He referred
to those who took part In a recent anti-American masB-mcetlng ns a pack
of scoundrels, and declared- that their actions disgust every rlght-thtnklnK
German nnd disgraces Germany before tho world.
ALLIES AGAIN TAKE OFFENSIVE ON GALLIPOLI
LONDON, Dec. 8. Tlio Allies on the Galllpoli Peninsula have again taken tho
offensive, accoidliiB to teports from Turkish sources.
HI-RLIX. Dec. 8. "The position of tho forces of the Entente Allies on tho
Galllpoli Peninsula, is growing worse every day, according to reports from Con
stantinople, tho winter storms tlmt aro prevailing making It impossible to bring;
provisions for the troops." sas the Overseas News Agency, It adds: "The lack
ol drinking water Is telling puitlculntly upon the condition of the troops,"
, MELGIAN NEED DECLARED GREATER THAN EVER
Xi:V YORK. Dee. S.-The following statement has he-en issued in behalf of
the ( .mimiKiuii for P.ellet" in Itelgliiin: "An erroneous impression to the effect
that Oleic Is no further need for the benevolent lelluf for Helgium seems to have
gained i-iinenc). On the iiuur.il) the need In Helgium us the severe winter is
, .'ipprcMi'liliiK is gientei thiin ever. We uie now concentrating, with the inagnln-
, eeiit co.nper.itioii if our .State Committees throughout the country, all of our
effiiits ou the colleciloit of clothing, piece goods and shoes, so that the sufferings
ot tlio tiiifiiituiiatu victim- ,if war lit Helgium and northern France may be mltl-
I gated mi nil- ns possible by the geneiosity of lh American public, which has
ahead) les-pinided so libeiiilly as to win the ndmliatloii of the world."
PARIS OPERA TO REOPEN TOMORROW
I'ARiy. Dee. S.-The loopenlng of tho Acudemle .Vutionale do iluslque et de
Dcii.iiiiatlou. better known nil the vvoild over ns "The Opera," is scheduled for
tomorrow. This Is an event of especial significance. Since the end of the Mes-sjgei-riiouHs-.nl
legiiue. shortly before tho outbteak ot the war, Purls has had
no opera. The Academy of Muio lias been ait academy of silence, Its re
awakening, therct'oie is a sign that conditions of life in Paris nio becoming
If not noim.il. at an) lute a llltle less abnormal. The entire receipts of the per
formance will be com ti United to the Helglun Red Cross Society. The perform
ance will bo under the pattonage of King Albert and Queen Elizabeth, who will
be lepresenled officially.
DERBY REFUSES TIME EXTENSION
LONDON, Dec, S. Fearing for the success ot the Kail of Derbj's voluntary
enlistment scheme, the Liberal newspapers are advocating an extension of the
time limit for the scheme until the end of December, instead of to December
11, as had alteady been llted. Lord Derby, however, announces that there will
be no eMensiou of the time, and that, "for good or ill." he will on Saturday pre
bent to the Government his teport as a basis for future action.
BERLIN ASKS BRITAIN TO PUNISH SAILORS
HUHLIN. Dec. S The Overs. us News Ageuc sus, concerning the alleged
attack on tho crew of a German submarine b members of the crew of the
Uritlsh patrol boat Raralong, which sank the submarine; "Tho German Gov
ernment has drawn up u memoil.il which has been brought to tho attention qf
the ltritif.lt Government through the United States Ambassador in Berlin. The
German Government in it givos expression to the firm expectation tluit tht.
British Government, without delay, will call the commander and crew of the
auxiliary cruiser Baralong to account for the assassinations and punish them
nccoidlng to tho laws of war."
BRITISH ATTACHE TAKEN OFF GREEK SHIP
LONDON, Dec. 8. An Athens dispatch to the Exchange Telegraph Company
says that according to the Greep papers Colonel H, D. Napier, former British
Military Attache ut Sofia, has been taken off u Greek steamer by a German sub.
maiiue near Messina, A British ofllcial report says that Captain Arthuf Stan
ley Wilson, a Member of Parliament for Yorkshire, lias been made a prisoner of
war. He was convening letters from the Eastern Mediterranean to London, and
was traveling by a Greek steamer, which was stopped by an Austrian submarine,
18-FOOT SNOW DRIFTS STOP CAUCASUS FIGHTING
PETROGRAD, Dec. 8. Explulnins the cessation of fighting- on tht Caucasus
front, a War Office statement says tUat In some of thtj mountainous sections
snow is lying to a depth of 18 feet.
ONE LOST WHEN U-BOAT SINKS BRITISH SHIP
LONDON. Dec. .. Tbe Uritlsh steamship Commodore was sunk yesterday
morning; by a submarin The cook perished, but all other members of the crew
I were saved.
Shipping! records state that the Commodore was at Liverpool on April 3 A
its movements sliu-e thai time ui not given, it probably wus enplojed m Gov
ernment siMi-e und l presumed .to have been sunk, m the Mediterranean,
The Commodcie c'ispUued 55oS tons and was owned by the Itarruon Line.
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