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MEPFORD, OREGON', WEDNESDAY, MAKC'IF 31, 1915
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FRENCH USE AMERICAN OF FIRING LINER LA MAINE IN MID-OCEAN
ON LA OH
ftnyinotul Swoboila Arrested In Paris
Clinrncil With Hnvli'o Caused Ex
plosion That Set Flro to French
Liner In Mid-Ocean Passport
Reads From San Francisco.
PARIS, Match III. Raiiinuil
Swnbtiilu, hud of Hit passengera
nliourd Ihc Ficnch lint steamship La
'roiiiaiiHi' which was Imperiled liy n
flic tit sen tin Muti'li (I, has lit'i'ii ur
ii'Mcd, churgcil will) setting I in to
the Mitl, according to tin1 Matin.
Swolniilii, tint m io i' nsfrl, h mih
peeled of Inning "cIdhc ii'latniiiH with
tin I'lii'iny," iiml corieKpiihilenci'
found in his iiiiimim in said t indicate
In Iiml been chargiil with tlm IiimI.
of blowing up tin Tniiraiiii'. Ho bus
been talain In Havre.
I'm'iI Detonating llcvlto
lnu'Mlixatiiui by exprrt iippoiuti'il
by Admiral ('hnriicr, win U conduct
in;: tint inquiry into tin htimuixlitp
fill", llllH Clllhlldllll, i( js t.ll, tlllll
tin blare aboard thu Tniirniiu muM
have been chummI liy tlio explosion of
biinii) detonating tic, ice. Statement
imiilu liy passenger ami members of
tint crew hiipport till theory. Tin
oxploxlnii was Kuffielcittly intent to
wrench latino tin? door of cabin
iii'iirhy. The niilhoritii'H believe Ihr
plni littil been placed with criin-
JUIUiiiIuiiL jiujulruak wiuiIt wnw
Htorril will? lliii baggage of first-class
pnMKcrH In. No. 'J hold.
With (his first icpoit of expert
ut hand, thu slate's attorney at I lavic
examined nt iiiniiy piinm tigers an
I'oiilil Int i cached. Tin witnesses
staled, ufcnrdiug to tlio Matin, tint t
they hail been aiaari'il ut Ilia state
mi ul iiiuilit unit night during tht ny
UKi liy ii fellow pnoMciiitor when (hex
worn ilincussing (Icimuu lineal In
loiirilo ships passing through llir
Tin cat Ity Pu-nengor
Thin passenger It quulcil ns liuvinx
iciimikcil: "Oh, that isn't tin nul
war hud Hint would lie dangereus:
(Icrmnuy is strong enough Io do what
hha wants. This ship hcist'lP imu
hi'fiiin she icnehes tin1 war ynnc,
might hit obliged to Iiiim ii'i'oiiiMt In
I hi doctors anil nurses aboard In
can for Hut passengers."
Only passing hrnl, however, was
giw'll III till lsS0liii when it was
ninth, hut in inw of sub-ctiucnl
it'iilH it appeared Io llu investigat
ing attorney to hao coniilcralilt im-poilaiii'i!.
Tim passenger in qiicslitui, who was
ipinli'tl iih huiiiL' IioiihIi'iI of (lor-
inaiiy'K pnvviM, was lixlrd.na tho ship
lri'unlM ur "Kiijnuuiil Kuolinila, ,1H
.M'ihh of up, an Aiiu'iifuii siilijccl :
piofi'Huioii, fiuaiiclitr; ilchlinalinii,
HEAVY HAWSERS NEEDED 10 DRAG SUNKEN'. SUBMARINE INTO SHALLOWER WAIER
flVFR GFRMM " lHim -
NORTH POLAND mmmm. 1 1 Mmmmmfmgm
Mi i km tbi t j, .' ,t ,,; '- v?s ?ww x-rT'biMEBIPHHflUKIiailQM&'aJIIHn
Germans Fall Back In Nlcman River
District, Expecting Russians to
Pursue and De Crushed by Flank
Inn Movement Maneuver Failed
and Germans Were Annihilated.
EIIEL LOADS COAL
RENEW SEA RAIDS
lluxuo'N Is I'liiamli't'
('niiiiuiHMiry Duhoit, allacliril In
I lu m'cii'I kdi iii ilopailiut'iit of tin'
ministry of (ho iult'iiur, iiiulititnok
Ilia tasl; of Irai'in Swoluula. lie
found lluil Hut man was taiilv woll
Kiiouii in I'aiiH fiuaui'ial oiii'las anil
hail hern ('(iiiiii'fii'il uilli si'M-ral innio
or IfsH impmtaul liuiwiiftioiis, Hi
wiih HupiiiMiil Io ht a HniMiin, for In
ol'liiu spoko of his family I'limu'i-lions
nt lVliiiKiail ami Most-ow, lln hail
sin fit iih a foii'ton H-pu'Hi'iilaliM' foi
(Contlnuoil on Pnuo Kour.)
SEAITLE TRACTION '
STRIKE A FAILURE
SKATTM:, Aliiifh 31. StiiMJl fiiiH
of tlio l'ii,M't Stiiuul Traotion, l.ihl
i; I'owar ooiupany wout uiniiln,' as
usual this mnriiliiK, niul Hut shiU ilo
fliiicd acaiusl thu I'ompauy with the
samitiou of tlm. Central l.iilnir union
npHari'il to linvn ciima to iuuikIiI.
Tin (tompaiiy Hiiyfi that only two men
of thu '-MOO in its employ tpiito last
night, Oilier weio pulleil fiom tlm
cniH. hul alteiwuiils leniuti'il for
NIIWTOHT Ni:VS, Vii., Mimh III.
Uait loatU o inal for the (li'i
man auiliar rruiser 1'riux Kitel
1'iii'inlircli wt'io hrniiKht ilowu in
llamptiiii Koails this ufleiuooii. Coin
iiiauili'r Thii'ru'hi'iis plans to lie-in
I'oaliiiK his ralilor lain today.
SixttH'ii liuutlii'tl tons or strain coal
loaded on liaises ul Sewalls Point
eiuly loila, was detined for tlio
(luiiuaii eoiiNeiled ciuiser Pi in, l'itel
I'liediieli, uft'oriliu to a persisteul
M'poil in 1111111110 eiii'h'K. Port offic
ials ilci'laictl llicx Iiml no KiiowIciIki
of siieli a enroll hciu prepared for
tlie (Ittiuiuii iniilur.
Marine tpcis asserted that 1(10(1
tons is aliniit (hi amoiiut of coal
which would la ictpiiicil to taho tlie
I'liu. Kit el to her iicaiest Itnmc poll.
Shipping circles today wen sciiaasly
consult'! in; tho pnsMhilih that Cani
niander Thioiichciis niiuht inaKe pmil
his di'lianee to tlio lumiile cruixcrs
oul-iile Hit capes and uiahu a ilnsh on
u dull; or fo-yy niylit.
The Kilel rcinniucil at her tloelc to.
day, while seen miles away, in
Hampton Koails, Hut Tutted States
hattlf'hip Alahamu lay ut anchor,
A detachment of const artillery
men wiih Hunt from Port Monica to
tho New poit Nowa Hlilpjnrtl toilny to
mount Kiiiirtl our tlm Ourmnn com-
moieo i alder I'rlux Ultol Filedrlch,
('ommnniler TlilorlehmiH hail nHkuil
tluit a patrol do malntatneil around
I'CTUOOItAI), n London, Mnrch
31 --Tlio Ioiik flllcncc In I'ctroKrad
concttrnlnR tlio opurutlonn on (ho (lor.
mini front wnn hroken (oda liy an
authentic report of a dnrliiK Qormnn
mniioiivcr In (ho Nlouinn river iIIh
trlcl, which, according to this Infor
mation, lenan nhorthcly nud ended
Tho Krndunl wltlnlrnwnl of tho cen
tral part of their Tenth nrmy, n move
I calculated to draw nil tho Itunslnn
forced Into tho nilvnuco hctween Sa-
wnlkl and Kahnrln, wan to bo fol
lowed, nccordlnR to tho Ituslnn Inter
pretation of tho (lormnu plan, by it
'inlck onclrclltiK movemunt of their
loft flank from tho vicinity of I.ako
Dana and I.nko Nlouino to tho rear
Thli, It was planned, would cut oft
tho rotroat of tho advancing Hui
Hlnnn. Over rcnlotmnemi led tho German
gonornli to throw a Inrgo pnrt of their
Twenty flrut nrmy corps with throo
ronervo reRlmoutK, nniountlnR In nil
to an nntlro corps, acrom tho molting
Iro of I.ako Dunn, Ixjforo tho middle
group of tho Itusslnn forces hail ad
vanced sufficiently lo-nuro tho suc
cess of tho proposed encircling ma
neuver. Having surmounted tho hazards of
tho trnnsportnttou of theso troops
ocr wonlc Ico, tho Gormnns dlscoV
ored, according to tho reports com
ing to l'otrogrnd, that their movement
was prematura and In a dospornto ef
fort to rctrnco their steps thoy voro
met liy n flerro Itusslnn onslnught.
According to their account of this
fighting tho Husslnns annihilated en
tire divisions of thu Oormans.
At other points along tho German
front Isolated engagements continue,
hut there aro without strategic significance.
Tho F-4 ns lic xippenred while nnrlcr way on n trinl hih.
Fofi Delays Russian Bombardment of
Bosphorus Turkish Ammunition
of Poor Quality, German Supply Is
Exhausted Petrocrad Warns Not
to Expect Early Capitulation.
Lieutenant Louin Alfred Kile, com
mander of tho ill fated submarine
P--1, which plunged with the com
mander nud Ins crew of twent. men ment of villages near tho outer forts
LONDON', March 31.- A Heutcr's
despatch received from Constanti
nople by way of Ilerlln uajs the al
lied fleet has resumed its bombard
(ojlicir death off Honolulu recently. of tho Dardanelles. Turkish aviators
fluxing uany reconnaissances.
6AI.ISM. Oro., March 31. Declar
ing that ho had boon advised by tho
assistant attorney general that It
would not bo legal for lilm to com-
ipleto unfinished wdrk on tho Colum-j
GBNCVA. via Paris. Mnrch 31.
A, Constantinople despatch received
hero by way of Bucharest states that
while ammunition Is not lacking for
tho Turkish army. It Is of poor qual
ity. Tho supply of cartridges pro
vided by tho Germans eomo tlma ago
nro now exhausted and Turkey Is
now forced to rely on her own poor
Disorders and Insubordination
among tho Turkish soldiers aro of
frequent occurrcnco, tho despatch
sa) s, during tho transport of troops.
Many Turkish officers aro reported
Head of Ennjlsh Branch of Famous
Family of Financiers, Reputed the
Wealthiest Man in World, Famous
for Philanthropy and Art Collec
tion, Dies Following, Operation.
bla highway, and to settle disputes
GET WAGE RAISE
CHICAGO, Mnrch 31. A Hough
ton, Mich., despatch to tho Gold and
Stock Ticker states that tho Copper
Itnngo mines announced today that
they would Increaw wagos 10 per
with relation to It as a special engi
neer, Stato Highway Knglncor 11. L.
Howlby announced today that tho
only condition on which ho would
suponlso It would bo that tho high
way commission continue him as stato
I. l. Cantlno was named Monday
uy tho commission to succeed Howlby,
and will nssumo office tomorrow. Tho
board had planned to have Howlby
romplcto all unfinished work In order
that tho new engineer might not bo
handicapped with regard to contro
verslcs relating to it.
to havo been arrested for their hos-
tlio attltudo toward tho Germans.
1'ctrograd has officially warned
tho Russian pooplo not to oxpect an
early capitulation of Constantinople.
There aro no signs, howover. that
tlio allied fleot has given up tho at
tack, as battleships aro again shelling
tho outer defenses of tho straits,
while tho Russian assault on tho nos
phorus has been interrupted by a
cent beginning tomorrow. Tho ad
vnnco restores tho scalo to thp stand
ard which was reduced upon tho out
break of tho Huropcnn wnr.
ACTIVE IN POLAND
THE TRAIL OF A TORPEDO
HP.HUX, Muicli :il.-The Nor
wctiinu steamer Tannin, detained at
Kiikwnll March 0, and Inter taken lo
Dundee, where Iter ciuko of Ametican
hud wiih tlnow'ii into u plie ctiuit,
Iiiih heeu i flensed.
The Ameiicaii steamer Antilla, also
loaded wiih laid' oiiiiuilly detained
nt Kirk wnll, Pehruury 'Jll, in spilo of
(ho fact (hut her caipi luul heeu in
spected liy Itiitish officials in New
Ytuk, nud which wiih later liansfciied
in umiiii'e, win iu permitted in 10-
Hiunn her li in io Conenlinecn ulier
'ilMmrulii-; her emp,
tiMMsVr4r?ir'iSM.. - vU if - N , i ,iuj ; tiginvfli'Bl
SsT'M'llilWr '111 ' i 'I "T --Ti A N-J? .
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mr "qwu'iuwi1 'i"i
LONDON, jrareh 31. Great nc
tiity has been displayetl within tho
last few dn.vn by the Gcrnutn nvint
or, snjs n Petrornil dispatch to
Renter's Telegram company, neeord-
iii? lo a seuu-oflicial Kussinn fctate
ment which reads as follow:;:
"Fifteen German aeroplanes flew
over Ostrolenka Monday, dropping ti
hundred bombs nt an isolated house
which they uppaiently mistook for
Russian lifmltruiutcr. None of tho
bombs hit tho house nnd tho occu
pants were not injuied.
''Near Jedwabno wo broiiht down
nn enemy neioplnne, rnpturing the
officer nnd the mechanic."
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THH PICTURE SHOWS THR
WHITE WAKE PROM A TORPEDO
JUST LAUNCHED II Y A BURMA
RIND. THE TORPEDO AFTER IT
ENTERS THE WATER IS PROPELU
j:i) RY ITS OWN POWER. A TINY
ENGINE OPERATED RY COM
PRESSED AIR TURNS THE PRO
PELLOR WHICH IS ATTACHED TO
Till) END OV THE TORPHRP
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LONDON, jrnrch 31. Lord Roths
chihl, head of the Hnglish branch of
the Itotsehild family died in Loudon
Nathaniel Mnyer Rothschild, first
Huron Rothschild, was boni Novem
ber 8, 1840, eldest sou of the Into
Duron Lionel Nathaniel Do Roths
child, nnd was created an English
peer in 1885. He was nt tho head of
the London banking firm of N. M.
Rothschild & Sons, and he was the
head of the HritUh branch of this
well-known family of international
bankers. " "
Famous for Philanthropy
Bnron Rothschild was widely
known for bis grent wealth nnd bis
philanthropic labors. Ho bad n
handsome hotiso in Piendilly nnd n
country sent at Tring Park, Herts.
His collection of art works is cry
well known. Huron Rothschild was
thu first member of the Jewi-.li faith
cer elected to tho HritUh parliament
where he represented Aylesbury from
180.") to 188o, the year he was made
n peer, lie was educated in England
nnd he married Kmma, daughter of
Raron Charles Do Rothschild of
Karon Rothschild underwent n se
rious surgical operation in London
March 27. Immediately following this
his condition was reported ns satis
factory nnd tho bulletins issued the
following day nnd on March 21) said
his condition was improving.
Fort lino Two llllllons
It wns tlio grandfather of Baron
Rothschild, who also Lore tho name
of Nathan, who founded tho English
branch of tho famous bouse, nud who
made some of his greatest deals in
finance, ns n result of tho battle of
Wnterloo. Nathan Rothschild him
self rodo a borso to tho battle field
and ns soon ns ho saw tho rout of
tho French begin bo .purred his steed
to Brussels, took cnrriiifjo to Ostend,
crossed tho channel in a row boat nnd
somo timo befoio tho news of the vic
tory wns generally known ho opti
mistically bought iitunlly ovcrj thing
While it is unknown just what por
tion of the Rothschild fortune was in
the possession of tho member who
died today, tho total Rothschild
wealth has been often estimated ns
high as $2,000,000,000.
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A most unusual and romnrkahlo
view of tho sunken United States nub-
marine F-4, which recently smik off
Honolulu, earrymg twenty men to
FOR NEW CABLE TO
WASHINGTON, Much 3t. An
othor wintry stoim swept the south
eastern states last night and eaily
today bringing snowover tho Caio
Unas, Tenne&seo and" Noith Geoigiu,
and general rains farther boulh.
South Carolina was swept by a
snow and sleet storm of unusual se
verity, which weather bureau offic
ials said broke all iceords sinco 1887.
Snow nnd sleet fell in Augusta,
On., nnd telegraph nnd telephone ser
ico throughout Not Hi Caioliua was
demoralized by tho snowstorm which
continued today. Ashovillo rcpoitcd
Nearly a fyot of so,y,
WASHINGTON, March 31. Ex
penditure of ?20,000 to bring tho
sunken submnrino F-l to tho surface
in Honolulu harbor was authorized by
becretary Daniels today aftor a
message had been received from
Rear-Admiral Moore saying that tho
hawser attached to tho boat hail
parted anil that tlm present equip
ment was too light to rniso hor.
Admiral Moore's messugo lends.;
"Lieutenant Smith has located F-l
ami moved her a slight distance in
shore. Tho lifting hawser then part
ed, tho submnrino evidently being
wnteilngged. Tho equipment is too
light to rniso hor, Making arrange
ments to lift her bv pontoon methods.
Will report probable, cost of rental of
equipment when possible. Still have
line on submarine ami can hold onto
hor location. Dcnth fortv-fivu fiith.
A second messno from, Admiral
Moore, estimated tho cost of obtain
ing additional equipmout nt .$20,000
nud said upomtiong should Login ut
ouco to take advantage of good
weather. Ho stimaUd the time re
quired nt. fourteen ilayH. Secretary
Daniels immediately cabled authoriz
ing tho expenditure.
Secretary Daniels Issued this slats-
"If It were possible to mere !
submarzlna over tk oewtn btUw
oven a few hundrwl yarU the y?rk
or diving could tM vry wueh fMlit-
tated and she weulil fn a 4pth
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