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WITH FRESH ARMIES
Reinforcements Pour in Un
ending Stream Against En
. emy 'in Carpathians.
FLANK . ATTACK PLANNED
tin d a pest Admits Invaders Arc Sleet
ing Success, but Saj losses Are
Enormous Advance Made in
Snow Seven Feet Deep.
j XiONDON". April 11. Telegraphic ad
! vices received last night (Saturday)
) from Budapest say that, notwithstand-
Inic their recent losses in the Carpa-
thians. the Russians are continuing
J their attacks with undiminished vigor.
I They are continually sending reinforce
' ments to the firing line.
j A heavy artillery engagement above
Bartfeld Is reported. After this battle,
J the Russians attempted to storm the
Austrian positions. The Russians are
! now exerting all their strength to force
i a. passage through the Austrian lines
in the western part of the Saros re
i sion in order to make a flank attack
j on the Austrian position in the Jlalko
j wiee Valley. . Budapest newspapers ad
j mit that the Russians are achieving
t auccesseg. but declare that these are
J comparatively small and that by com
i parison with the enormous Russian
J losses they are "unimportant."
Gtnui Positions Stormed.
i The Russian. official statement issued
t at Pjetrograd yesterday (Saturday)
' "To the west of the Nieman River at
1 dawn on Friday we attacked the Ger-
man positions between Kalwaya and
I.udwlnow and after a stubborn bayonet
fight captured two lines of trenches.
' We took 600 prisoners, among whom
L -were several officers and eight mitrail
leuses. -';"Fn the Carpathians.-in the direction
-f Mezolaborcz, we took- the offensive
Trnm positions near Osabolocx and dis
iodged the enemy from Wirawa, At
Vollamichova we captured height 90.
'which means that the enemy has been
driven back along the extent of the
principal chain of the Carpathians in
the region of our offensive.
"In the direction of Rostoki, the
nemy received considerable reinforce
ments Thursday and made violent
Thousand Prisoners Taken.
We repulsed them and captured
a thousand prisoners, including 20
officers. Our offensive from the
toward the south continued, not
withstanding the excessive difficult
"Forcing thoir way through snow
more than seven feet deep, our troops
at several points approached within
four miles of the Uzsok Valley. Near
"Rosochac and Rozanka the enemy
made two attacks which were blocked.
"There is no important change in
other sections of our front"
A semi-official statement issuea i
nouncss that several German ofifcers
of high rank were killed and several
others injured when a train -carrying
the staff of an army corps was de
Tailed in the section of Poland occu
pied by the Germans.
Gerntana Take Contested Height.
According to a dispatch from Vienna,
the Austrian War nepartment gave
cut the following official statement:
- "In the wooded mountains to the
eat of Uzsok Pass severe fighting
opened yesterday. German troops cap
4.,ww hriirht to the north of Tucholka
VdTnd STILL PROGRESSIVE
. i Diii.n. One colonel and more I
than 1000 men were capturea aim -w
mm. wt- tnlcen.
"Strong attacks against the German
and our positions in Opor Valley" in the
district of StryJ failed, with severe
Russian losses. Yesterday we cap
tured 2130 prisoners."
A dispatch to the Secolo, at Milan,
Cfrom Pctrograd. lust repeated to Lon
don sav.i that the insistent reports
heard in the Russian capital of ne-
gotiations for :i separate peace with
- Austria are based upon the supposi-
,-tton that Galicia and proDaoiy some
. other territory woum rii..B
son. The organization win nave as its
object the education of mountain youth,
a work-in which Mrs. Wilson was deep
ly interested. President Wilson ias
approved the movement.
FRANCE INVITES AMERICANS
Nation Will Appreciate Visits
Tourists as Teual.
PARIS, April 10. Many Americans,
whose habit it has been to motor on
the Continent in Summer, have written
to Abel Ballif. president of the Touring
Club of France, whioh has a member
ship of 130,000. asking whether it ia
r,ilhU -j .i -i nmnur fnr AmUicailS tO
tour in France during the war.
M. KiUlll nas answerea uicao "h "
ries in part as follows:
"Sot only is it possible, but it would
be agreeable to and appreciated by the
FrenCh people to have Americans visit
France as usual. The roads generally
--a ... ........ M .nnftMftn 9.TW4 AC-
commodations are ready for the open
ing of the season, xne iounii imu
of France will give its assistance in
attending to all formalities mado nec
essary bv martial law."
M. Ballif says the railroad service
is virtually re-established In France.
HUERTA PROTEST SHAPING
Villa-Zapata Agency Preparing Ac
cusations of Conspiracy.
WASHINGTON. April 10. The Villa
Zapata agency here gave out a state
ment today saying that it would "in
.nnnia arirlrpss itself to the Gov
ernment of the United States, indicat
ing its view of tne presence oi uen
eral Huerta on American territory,
i . ..i.nul f htt thn nuroose of
General Huerta and the Cientiflco ele
ment, according to information in mi
possession of the provisional govern
ment, to initiate a hostile movement
along the frontier, in violation of neu
trality laws, for the purpose or at
tempting to procure their restoration
to power in Mexico."
Unofficially it was stated that the
Villa agency would protest against the
LADY PAGET STREET NAME
Usknb to Kccognize Woman's Serv
ices Witu Red Cross in Serbia.
KISH. Serbia, via London, April 10.
In recognition of the devotion of Lady
Ralph Paget, the municipality of Uskub
has decided to rename the finest street
in that city after her.
Lady Paget, wife of Sir Ralph Spen
cer Paget, a member of the British
.i : i .. . i .. ea-viAA l a xrrfi.nrida.u2h.ter
of the late Mr. and Mrs. Paran Stevens,
of New lora. one nas uewu m
working with the Red Cross for some
time. She became 111 but is now con
valescent. An erroneous report say
ing she was dead was at one time sent
The death roll of Serbian doctors
from typhus fever is heavy. During
the last two montns iu aociuro i "
452 have lost their lives.
FIGHTING IN WEST
GROWS 111 VIOLENCE
French Say They Not Only Hold
Ground, but Gain Between ,
Meuse and Moselle.
GERMAN LOSS IS
Cost to Enemy at Les Eparges in
Last Two Months Estimated by
' Paris at 30,000 Men Posi
tion of Greatest Importance.
the United States, it was learned today.
. . . . f w as required ny tne a a
ntiHW I I r .over!
ins & ii di j .... ...... .
an acirori nfrmlsston to increase
the tariffs on imports, and was informed
that the Washington uovernnmni wuuiu
. BnAant- 4h f.hancAa. since then a
law has been enacted in Panama rais
ing some or tne iarin w a v ........
basis and fixing an average rate of 25
ir cent instead of 15 per cent, the pre
vailing rate. '
Official notice of this action has not
been given the State Department, but
the unofficial view Is that the increases
will be denied.
PARIS, via London. April 10. The
following official statement regarding
the nroerre&s of the canmaign was is
sued by the French war office tonight!
"Between the Meuse and the Moselle
we have retained all the ground gained
and ' have made - fresh progress. Be
tween the Orne and the , Meuse there
have been no engagements.
"At Lea Kparges the enemy has un
dertaken no acjtion either with infantry
or artillery, and the day passed quietly.
The whole position Is In our power
and statements of prisoners emphasize
the Importance of our success.
Division Exhausted la March.
"The Germans since the end of Feb
ruary had in this part of the front the
entire 23rd division of re'serves. Then,
toward the end 6f March, when that
division was exhausted, the tenth active
division of the fifth army corps, com
posed of the best troops of their army,
was brought up. It is this division
which has just lost the veritable for
tress constructed on the spur of Les
"The troops had frequently been
ordered to hold on at all costs; they
were told that the position was of
the greatest importance, and their gen.
eral said that in order to keep it he
would sacrifice the division tof the
army corps or 100,000 men, if neces
sary. German Losses 30,000.
"The losses suffered by the Germans
at Les Kgarges during the last two
months amount to 30,000 men.
"In the forest of Montmare we have
carried 'another line of trenches and
repulsed a counter attack. To the
north of Regnievtlle we have consoli
dated and slightly extended our posi
"In Lorraine half a company which
last night had rushed forward as far as
the village - of Bezange la Grande,
situated between our lines and tbe
German .lines, was surrounded by
superior forces and captured."
REVERSES DEXIED BY BERLIN"
FOE TELLS FRENCH LOSSES Germans Say Frencli Ixwsses Cause
Abatement or Attacks
Germans Publish Names, Declaring
Truth Is Being Concealed.
BERLIN, April 10, by wireless to
Sayville. N. Y. The Overseas News
A semi-official statement, is v Agenc Bayg that tne tiazeno act.
T.trnirr9.d vi a Reuter dispatch an- .rh.,:-. which is published in the
nouncss that several German ofifcers Prench language by German army
headquarters, contains a proclamation
for the enlightenment of the French
population. It is declared the French
government's reports conceal the truth
in regard to tne neavy losses in iuu,
wounded and war prisoners. Therefore
the German authorities have begun the
publication of full lists of French war
prisoners, followed by lists of those of
French soldiers who have been buried
by the Germans. The first Hat con
tains 725 names.
Despite War 180,000,000 Marks
Voted for Purchase or Car System.
BERLIN, April "10, by wireless to
Sayville, N. Y. The Overseas News
Agency today gave out the following:
"In the midst of the world conflagra
tion, the Berlin municipal administra
tion is undertaking the gigantic enter
prise of buying and conducting the
Berlin electrical works. The municipal
council has unanimously appropriated
in nnit nn mursa lor me Buruuen ui
other territory would be exchanged isu.uuu.uuu maris iui uu. Vm..
oiner icmiuij . I . . j j , v. .tT-p.lrar svniim and as
::hB"n-.rrSaXrrlt" .Vp Ve.t, for -the
Transvlvanian Provinces. Sentiment
"At the same tme the suburb of
BERLIN, via London, April 10. The
official war office statement of today
"The booty taken at Brel Gracnten
(in Belgium) was increased to five
officers, 122 men and five machine
"In Champagne, north of Beausejour,
our troops evacuated trenches taken on
April 4, which were destroyed yester
day by French heavy artillery. Frencb
attacks in this district were repulsed.
"Battles between the Meuse and the
Un.allA itnnilnnnH with the Rftme fierce-
ness. Near the villages of Fromesey
"Between the Orne and the heights of
the Meuse the French suffered a heavy
defeat yesterday. All their attacks
broke down under our fire. In the
Cbmbres hill they obtained a temporary
foothold In a certain section of our
outer line trenches but were partly
driven back again by a night attack.
These battles continue.
"Attacks against our positions north
of St. Mlhiel also were entirely with
out success. Minor aavancea on me
front at Allly and Apremont were re- Absent Voters Bill Passed in Iowa
i i vnaopRmsiit. at Flirev were ... . . ..
of a less lively character, probably on
account of the heavy losses suffered by
the enemy on April S. Two machine
n.A-A nantliroil Vl V .
which they penetrated at the end of
"A repeated attempt to wrest from
us the village of Beaange la Grande,
southwest of Chateau Salines, was paid
for by the French with the loss of a
company which was completely routed,
while two officers and 101 men re
mained prisoners in our hands."
PANAMA y DUTY OPPOSED
United Stales May Not Ratify Xcvr
Customs Law Increase.
. i.tnv'rnv Ani.il in The new
customs laws of' the Republlc of Pan-
win .i in ns r m ( 1 1 1 1 i i v
United states, it was ram Anton Kneplerie, iiowever, aajs o
as required by the Tart agreement muo
. MEXICANS AGAIN ACCUSED
Alleged Associates of Harry Chand
' ler Arrested In San Diego.
" LOS" ASGELES, April 10. Baltazar
Avlles, ex-provisional governor of Low
er California, and Francisco Ayon, a
member of his" staff, who are waiting
trial on the charge of conspiracy to
violate the neutrality laws ui wnum .... - ----
United States, are again under arrest many letters to peons on the to
. .. . . i j i.timiii ni iin.ni rniivev ix information concer.
at can j-mcsu, ....
. - K.ltn.eunQ nrenrriinar to in
formation reaching Federal officials
ivnn with Harry Chand
ler, assistant general manager of the
Los Angeles Times, and others were
indicted by the Federal grand jury in
February on the charge of plotting to
send an armed expedition into xowcr
California to overthrow Colonel Cantu,
present dictator of that state.
ENGLAND SEEKS WORKMEN
Order Placed in States for Anieri
cans or British.
NEWARK. N. J.. April 10. A pri
vate employment bureau service here
it was learned today, has received
urgent requests from several indus
trial centers of Great Britain for more
than 400 men to take the places of
workmen who are at the front The
call is for American and British sub
jects. ' The factories seeking the
workmen offer free transportation and
a guarantee of at least six months'
work. Two hundred of the men al
ready have sailed.
One of the largest electrical man
ufacturing concerns in Liverpool has
sent a demand for 1000 men, according
to information received by the Newark
ADDED LOSSES RECORDED
British Continue to Publish lilsts of
Neuve Chapelle Casualties.
LONDON, April 10. The fourth Brit
ish casualty list issued by the War
Office this week, showing 12?8 addi
tional losses, was given out today. Of
the total, 403 were killed and the oth
ers wounded.' .
These losses were due largely to the
fighting last month, which resulted in
the capture by the British of the
French town of Neuve Chapelle. io-
ness. Near the villages of Fromesey rrencn wn V;i 7
and Gussainvllle, east of Verdun, which day's list bring. "P e total of cas-
me new H"" - . ,:, 17a. mn werB killed.
them, no ngnung nas laiten piau w i .....
tne present, -xnese villages oim-
Wllson Refuses Telephone Speech
WASHINGTON, April 10. President
Wilson declined today to make a speech
over the telephone to members of the
St. Paul Traffio Club because he could
not "make a good long-oistance speotu.
1 1 , rtrnmifiAH to a.ddress the club
XAO I" " . ,
in case he went to San Francisco this
month, and today Governor Hammond
Minnesota, called to suggest the
r. nolr ngouH ttlfi TCllllker bill.
DflldlC lvucj t'
which provides that absent voters may
send their ballots to their home pre-
Incts by mail. It was aesignea pn-
PASSES OF CARPATHIANS, WHERE AUSTRIA AND RUSSIA FACE EACH OTHER.
feet at Birkenhead.
i.nKnnv Anril 10. Formation of a
. Jl?Jt "rfUVrLXVt maruy for the benefit of traveling, men. dockers' battalion, coupled with the
- - - n i- Th bill now goes to tne wiveriior, tnreat or tne "ciiura i i"
tacks were "P"' n,. tl. having already been passed in the to suspend the strikers, bad the antic
border of Le Pretre 'forest .the enemy Jiavmg aireaay iDated effect at Birkenhead today and
finally lost mm pv week-end strike Of the dockers
After refusing for six weeks to work
overtime or on Saturdays, the men
have given in and practically the en
tire body is helping today to. relieve
the freight congestion. -
DIVER THINKSHE SEES F-4
Descent of 1.70 Feet .Made and
Preparatory Work Goes On.
WASHINGTON. April 10. The fol
lowing cablegram from Rear-Admiral
Moore at Honolulu was received at the
Navy Department late tonight:
"Work preparatory to raising the
submarino F-4 progressing. Taking
in. fnr iftv- but wasting none.
Diver Agras, at depth of 170 feet, thinks
Deiow nim. nnvu i-wu
ACCUSED SPY HELD
Lody's Attorneys to Defend
Invisible Ink Suspect.
GERMAN BIRTH ADMITTED
Became American Citizen in 112
and United States Is Asked
o Guard Interests.
LONDON, April 10. Anton Kuepferle,
who was recently arrested by the
British authorities and is being held for
trial on the charge of espionage, says
he was born in Germany in 18S4, and
that he became a naturalized American
citizen -in Brooklyn in 1912. He also
says that when in America he was a
Kuepferle being indigent, the crown
has designated the attorneys for the
American Consul-General to defend him.
These attorneys are the ones who de
fended Carl Hans Lody. the German
lieutenant who had lived in New York
and Omaha and who was executed in
the Tower of London, after having been
found guilty by a court-martial on
charges of having communicated with
the enemy. - .
Kut-nferle Is charged with having
written and signed his own name
tlnent conveying information concern
ing the movements of British troops.
v. . i-. . i i. aiiAireri to have been
written with Invisible ink between the
NEW YORK, April 10. Antofi Kuep
ferle, awaiting trial in London on a
charge of espionage, may be the man
known by that name who left Brook
lyn five months ago tor London, after
telling his acquaintances and friends
that he was going into business in Lon
don. , .
August Sohlosser, a relative of the
Anton Kuepferle known in Brooklyn,
said the latter was about 30, a bachelor
and well to do. He was born in Baden.
Germany, and became naturalized about
four years ago. He was in the woolen
business in this city until he left for
London about five months ago.
Schlosser said the United States Gov
ernment would be asked to look after
his relative's interests.
JITNEY OWNERS IN RUSH
EFFORT MADE AT LAST MINUTE TO
COMPLY WITH NEW LAWS.
Spokane OfHdals Swamped by Demand
tor Permits t Drive Wfclle
Bond la Being Arranged.
SPOKANE, "Wash., April 10. (Spe
cial.) An eleventh-hour rush on the
part of jitney bus and taxicab drivers,
eager at the last' moment to comply
with the new state law and city ordi
nances effecting their line of work,
started at the City Hall this morning.
' A large number of drivers have in
formed the Department of Public. Safe
ty that they are negotiating for the
$2500 bond required of auto buses un
der the new state law and for the state
license, costing 20 a year. -
Up to 10 o'clock this morning a total
of 45 drivers, most of them in charge
of taxlcabs, whose employers are seek
ing to enjoin the authorities from en
forcing the bonding provision and the
new state law, had procured their per
mits to drive.
As rapidly as possible the jitney bus
men and taxicab outfits are being
warned by the department that, as the
new law, which will become effective
tonight at 12 o'clock, makes it a gross
misdemeanor to operate an auto bus
of any kind after that time without a
btmd and license, arrests may be ex
pected in the next week for violations.
DOCKERS' STRIKE BROKEN
ill. lunat i
The Iowa Threats of Leaders Have Desired Ef-
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large sum l OKOMZO U'"M.YTa55
j QLfiH LAPPS
A U5 TRO " GERMAN
. . iil a ... . CffhAawKare- 1 vnpnrlinr .
in favor of a separate pe.ice w.ta -u-- "v-itZ underground
lines and Berlin is building a new
line connecting the northern and south
ern parts of the city."
tria is said to ue Increasing in Russia.
mSSI.V GETTING MC-Y1TIO-VS
Japanese Meantcr Takes 7500-Ton
Cargo Krom Pugct Sound.
SEATTLE. Wash., April 10. The Jap
, anre Meamshlp Hakashika Maru,
which sailed from Tacoma for Vladi
vostok tonight, carried a cargo of
7S0 tons, nearly all of which was for
the Russian army and consigned dlrect
lv to the Russian government.
In this cargo were 1 carloads of
aeroplanes, a great quantity of sad
dlorv, many automobile trucks and
much benzol, sulphuric acid and trinol.
to be used in the manufacture of high
I llen Wilson Memorial Chartered.
ATLANTA.Ga.. April 10. Several At
lanta woman obtained a charter in the
Superior Court today for the formation
of "the F.llen Wilson memorial," in
honor of the late Mrs. YV'oodrow tVil-
WILSON FOR WATERWAYS
President Says He Indorses Move to
Improve Inland Streams.
WASHINGTON. April 10. President
Wilson has declined an Invitation to
attend a waterways meeting at La
Salle. 111., but today sent this telegram
to Governor Dunne:
"I am ill sympathy with your desire
to improve navigable waters of tha
United States in such manner as to
encourage actual commercial naviga
tion on a permanent basis. A through
water route from the Great Lakes to
the Mississippi and down the Mississippi
to New Orleans, where connections with
s-a-going vessels can be made, should
afford a valuable opportunity for the
development of aucb. commerce."
Russian Onslaughts in Dukla Pas. , , '
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