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OF « N T WEEK
PRESIDENT WILSON URGES SPIED
ON PREPAREDNESS PROGRAM
SCORE Of TOWNS IN
GERMANS 1AKE BRITISH
INTO AMERICAN PORI; NEW ISSUE
Norfolk, Va.—Given up for lost days
Washington, D. C.—Efforts to 3peed
ago, the British passenger liner Ap
up the work of congress on the army
pam. plying in the West African
and navy bill“ will be continued this
trade, sailed like ar. apparition into
week by President Wilson.
Hampton Roads Wednesday, flying the
see’a large number of members of the
German naval ensign and with he.
senate and house, and will impress on
ship’s company under guard of a Ger
them his belief that it is necessary to
man prize crew.
dispose cf the preparedness program
She brought word of a mysterious
as quickly as possible, so work may be
German commerce raider, the Moewe,
begun on the shipping bill, the tariff
which now roams the seas, and had on
commission bill and revenue legisla
board the crews of seven British mer
chantmen and admirality transports
On the result of his interviews w ith
captured by the Moewe before she Secretary Believes Kaiser Inti
U v e News Items of All Nations and members'of congress, as well as on Mississippi Continues Encroachments seized the Appam and started her
Illegality as Referring to
the outcome of the Lusitania negotia
across the Atlantic for an American
on Levees— Many Who Ignored
Pacific Northwest Condensed
port with Lieutenant Hans Berge, or
tions, will depend whether the Pres!
Campaign of Submarines.
the German naval reserve, and 22 men
dent will make another series of
Warnings Swept to Death.
for Our Busy Readers.
He has not learned yet
According to the story told with
whether his tour through the Middle
Washington, D. C.—The one i
great reserve by Lieutenant Berge to
West has had a definite effect on mem
Little Rock, Ark. — The rapidly- Collector Hamilton when he formally “illegal,” as differently interpreted
Roofs of two la rg e Seattle churches bers of congress.
widening lake in Southeastern Arkan
the United States and Gennnay, •,
collapsed under the weight of snow.
trudes from the tentative draft oil
sas, formed by the flood waters of the
German officials have seized all tex
JOSH UA W. A L E X A N D E R
Lusitania agreement, perfected
Arkansas river pouring through breaks
tile products suitable for army or navy
Ambassador von Bernstorff and \
retary Lansing, as the stumbling 1
towns Sunday night, leaving several
The Premier of Russia, Jean L.
has caused Berlin to
thousand persons homeless, taking a
Goremykin, has resigned on account
as having reach«!
of ill health.
crisis and Washington to charade
timated at many thousands of dollars.
Paris reporters find Colonel House,
the situation as grave.
*81111 greater damage is feared if the
special agent of President Wilson, a
Mississippi continues to rise.
Germany’s answer, presented |
dicted stages at Arkansas City threat
Secretary Lansing Friday by
en a break in the Mississippi levees,
A Constantinople dispatch reports
von Bernstorff, proposes instead!
which would precipitate the greatest
the suicide of Crown Prince Yussof
Izeddin, alleging ill health as the
the method of submarine wai
All day 700 men who remained in
used by the German naval authoi
Arkansas City toiled in an effort to
Portland theaters enjoy an immense
in sinking the liner, an acceptance!
strengthen the levees and they were
patronage from people who were un
liability for the los^ of neutral I
hopeful that the town would be saved.
able to get home during the snow
which Berlin hopes will satisfy \
The narrow’ strip of levee is the only
United States and still not bind!
land in sight there. On one side is
many from continuing the subn
The crew of the Takata Maru, which
the great river, swollen until its sur
collided with the tank ship Silver
face is 15 feet above the level of the
German officials believe I
Shell, has been saved, but the steamer
town. On the other side is a great
previous promise to discontinue i
was abandoned in a sinking condition.
Hood lake, nearly 40 miles long and 20
ing unresisting merchantmen witi
miles wide. From it only the upper
warning brings the submarine
E. A. Taylor, a Southern Pacific en
paign within the pale of internatii
gineer, died in the baggage car of his
At the levee are
law, and th at any inclusion of I
train near Watsonville, Cal., from the
steamboats ready to carry the plucky
phase in the Lusitania agreement!
nervous shock caused by running into
unnecessary and humiliating to I
fighters to safety should they lose
a harrow caught on the track.
their battle with the flood.
The word “illegal” in the draft!
The country home of Archibald
The river rose two-tenths of a foot
German ambassador transmittedto|
Rogers, Standard Oil millionaire, at
Sunday, to the level of 55.7 feet at
Hyde Park, on the Hudson, was en
Ben B. Lindsey of Denver, member government as meeting all the coi
Arkansas City and was still rising.
tions of the United States is
tered by burglars and silverware and
Telegraph serivee with the town of the Ford peace party, has left Hol have been regarded in Berlin as I
many valuable sporting trophies stolen.
still is maintained, and the last word
susceptible of application not
children in the belligerent countries. Lusitania case alone, but to the <
from there was optimism.
London cable dispatches from Bata
‘‘We’ll win the fight,” flashed the It is said Henry Ford told Mr. Lindsey submarine campaign. That is
via report that floods are continuing in
Congressman Joshua W. Alexander operator.
that if it were feasible he would pro explanation which officials h
Thus far 120,000 na
At Gaines Landing, four miles north vide ample funds to help the children. find for the statem ent of Dr. Zin
tive house have been wrecked, many of Missouri, chairman of the house
cattle drowned and many miles of rail merchant marine and fisheries com of Lake village, 400 persons were on Judge Lindsey hopes later to go to man, under secretary of fi
mittee, is working on the draft of the the levee without shelter.
England and will leave there for the fairs, that “the United States in
Iy made new demands which it i
administration substitute for the ship
In Clareandon, on the White river, United States.
Great Britain hag promised the ping bill that failed last session. It where the levee broke, water was six
possible for us to accept.”
United States to permit the prompt is expected this bill will be one of the feet deep in the highest portions of
Secretary Lansing declared thatf
transportation from Rotterdam of a “pets” of the administration this year. the town. The river had attained a reported his presence in American ter position of the United States
large quantity of gugar beet seed It carries a $50,000,000 appropriation stage of 37.4 feet and still was rising. ritorial waters, the Moewe captured changed, and the German amba
the Appam bound from Dakar, French knew of no new demands which i
bought in Austria for sugar beet farms for the purpose of merchant ships to
Little is known of conditions in the West Africa, for Liverpool, after a embodied in the proposal he
in Utah. This is expected to make be used as naval auxiliaries.
rural districts o the flooded area, but brief show of resistance on January Berlin.
the United States independent of the
there seems little doubt that many 16, 60 miles north of the Madeira
It is known th at the only change^
Berlin foreign office has made I
Mr. Wilson will confer with Chair who refused to leave their homes in Islands.
agreement drawn by the seen
Misa Minnie B. Werner, who fell 16 man Jones, of the house insular com face of repeated warnings have_ per
and the ambassador is to sub
stories from a window of the Trans mittee, on the Philippine bill passed by ish«!.
Washington, D. C.—Until it is de for the word “illegal” a phrase'
portation building in Chicago, has re the senate last week. It is understood
The present flood had been the most
covered consciousness. Her first words that some of the President’s whisers disastrous in the last 40 years of Ar cided whether the German commander while assuming liability for the 1
were: “ I must be hard to kill.” Phy in the house are not satisfied with ail kansas history, so far as loss of life aboard the British steamer Appam of neutrals lost on the Lusitania,!
not admit of construction into ]
sicians believe the girl will recover. of the provisions of the bill, and that and suffering are concerned.
The brought the ship to an American port bition of submarine warfare,
She owes her escape to the fact that there is a likelihood that amendments property loss his not been so great be
patch the ambassador received
she fell on top of a covered auto truck. will be offered in the house. The cause there are now no crops to be de auxiliary cruiser of the German navy, presented to the secretary was I
and covered only th at one point
The Canadian Pacific, the Canadian President is understood, however, to stroyed.
American government’s course
erwise the document is unchangd|
Northern and the Grand Trunk Pacific have approved the general features of
specting the ship.
it was drawn to meet all the
railroads announced at Calgary that on the bill as amended in the senate, with
When certain formalities have been tions of the United States.
instructions from the Dominion gov its provision for giving independence
New York—Police have been as complied with, the ship’s passengers,
ernment officials, an embargo has been to the Philippines within two to four
including several British colonial off!
placed on shipments of rolled oats from years unless circumstances make a sign«! to portect the subway system cials, will be released and their dis
from the Brooklyn terminal to the
Canadn to the United States. The change in policy necessary.
Bronx terminal and the Hudson and position passed on by immigration au
ruling applies to all special mill prod
Manhattan tubes on the strength of a thorities. Any prisoner of war will
ucts manufactured from oats.
report that a threat has been made to be released, because international law
permits no holding of war prisoners in
The missing K-6 submarine is re
dynamite the underground roads.
Washingtpn, D. C.—In the
a neutral country.
porteti in her regular course off the
Washingotn. D. C.—President Wil
The Interborough Rapid Transit
the British owners of the
coast of Flordia.
The United States then finally will Appam, Sir Cecil Spring
son is understood to hold the opinion company has admitted that police help
have to deal with the German crew British ambassador, Friday
that the British steamship Appam,
Many sections of the Middle West brought into Hampton Roads by a has tieen asked.
A dozen uniformed policemen are and if they are accounted in naval with the state department a 1
are experiencing floods and much dam German crew, must be considered as
the Hudson Terminal build service of Germany, as were the crews quest that the ship be turned >
age to property is reported.
a prize of Germany under the Prus- ing.
of the Prinz Eitel Frederich and the the British consul under the ten#!
Kronprinz Wilhelm, already interned the Hague convention.
President Wilson declares the U. S.
Notice also was served that it ’
at the Norfolk navy yard, they, too,
navy is prepared for immediate war, said here that this accords with the
view of the State department. The
will be interned unless their ship goes be in violation of International i
but it ia inadequate in sixe.
President has not had an opportunity
sea to run the cordon of British the United States permitted tl
Niagara Falls, Ont.—Several towns to
man prize commander of the
Pheasants driven by hunger are to discuss the case with Secretary
either to increase the efficiency j
awarming Portland Heighta and are
As to the disposition of the Appam that ship, add to her offensive ]
being fed by streetcar men and resi has been reached as to the length of panic late Sunday night by a hurried herself, if she is held to be an auxil or recruit his crew. Lieutenant!
time the Appam will tie allowed to re
Buglers hurri«! through the streets iary cruiser her commander will have has only 22 men in his prize c
main in an American port.
present, a number insufficient I
sounding the alarm and unfounded ru the option of putting to sea after
A negro attacks sn suto party near
time to make repairs and take lgate a ship as large as the API
mors that one of the bridges here had ceratin
Buffalo, N. Y., killing mother and son
A compliance with the British a«
Liquor Law to Be Fought.
been blown up add«! to the excite
and seriously wounding the daughter.
tion only on the latter point ’
Robbery was the motive.
fectually prevent the departure i
property bootleggers have been arrest
At Saint Catharines, theater audi
Appam from Newport News.
Every employe of the Bunker Hill ed at Anchorage are preparng to make ences were dismissed when the men that event it is admitted that the Uni-
State* W>U have to deal with prob
A Sullivan Mining Co., of Kellogg, a strong fight against confiscation of began to leave in response to the bugle
Idaho, above and below the surface, their lots under the provision in the calls. Guards were doubled at ammu ably the most novel question concern
Teutona Buy All Grei*
London. — The Bucharest
will receive an increase of wages of deeds prohibiting the sale of liquor at nition depots there.
No official at ing its neutrality that has arisen dur
approximately 60 cents a day if the Anchorage.
Saint Catharines would say who order- ing the war. As one of the first steps pondent of the Times sa/s ^
A letter received from Delegate «! out the guard, but it was under the problem probably would be re- mania has made arrangements
price of lead keeps up.
It is known
that the company for some time has Wickersham said the general land of stood to have been a general order ferred to the neutrality board, which the Austro-German syndicate f*
is an unofficial body whose function is further sale to the latter of 1 “
fice at Washington was determined to throughout the province.
been contemplating this advance.
tons of corn, 350,000 tons of '
enforce forfeiture of all lots on which
150,000 tons of barley and 100,000 »
Canada will send 20,000 more men liquor haa been sold.
Pulpit Left for Defense.
to the front in Europe.
Middies Asked to Leave.
This disposes of the entire
New York — Rev. Charles A. Eaton
Many looters are caught by U. S.
British Guns Dominating.
Annapolis, Md.—Two hundred and der of the Roumanian crop av;
marines in the flood-stricken diaticts
Paris—The inauguration of an offen ison avenue Baptist chucrh here to twenty midshipmen, about one-quar for export. The price for the
sive movement by the German and participate “ in the shaping of the new ter of the whole number at the Naval was the same as th at paid by tb<
Senator Reed, of Missouri, attacks Bulgarian forces which have been sta Americanism—the new era of Chris academy, will be asked to resign with- lsh government
Roosevelt in the senate by declaring tion«! along the Greek frontier is re tianity which must inevitably follow
*Tt ia a happy thing for this country port«! in a Saloniki dispatch. It is the European war.”
Boy, Asleep Week, Die*
failure to pas. in certain subjects at
th at there has been insistence on said an artillery duel has been in prog
Marinette, Wis.— A fter sleep!»**
Dr. Eaton, one of the moat widely- the semi-annual examinations, which
American rights, and equally fortunate ress for two days in the neighborhood
have just been concluded.
tlnuously for more than a wee*,
that there has not been some hot of Doiran and that the British heavy known clergymen of his denomination,
The number in each class ie abon» ustine Beauchamp, 6 years <"*•
headed, importunate demagogue in the guns are dominating those of their ad- said that he plans to write and lecture as follows
of Mr. and Mrs. A ugust Beauc
W hite House.”
First or graduating class 20- aec- Escanaba, died Saturday. J
on the subject.
ady of which the lad suffered i
ond’ 60; third. 60; fourth. 80.
Brief Resume of General News
From All Around the Earth.
Sixteen Dead, Thousands Driven
from Homes, Water Rising.
UNIVERSAL HAPPENINGS IN A NUTSHELL
DANGER INCREASING AS FLOOD GAINS
Berlin and Washington
as to Term “Illegal;
BOTH NATIONS RECOGNIZE IMP0RI»
Police Guarding Gotham Subway.
Great Britain Protests to United
States on Sailing of liner i
Appdm Is Held War Prize.
War Call Makes Canadians Panicky.