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HHOUKItS TONIGHT AM)
Minimum Yosteidny oil;
.Minimum TiKliiy 1(1.
V l'orlv-slxth Year
lall t:i-ti1li Ywr
Lloyd's Slilppinn Agency Reports
Steamship Cymric Sinking, But
Adds No Details Belongs to White
Star Line For Years in Passenger
Service Between New York and
Liverpool Censor Has Evidently
Withheld Details-Is 13,000-Ton
' Vessel, 584 Feet Long.
LONDON, Alnv S. It Ik repotted
thut the steamship Cymric is sinking-.
The Cymric sailed on April !2U fnmi
New York for Liverpool.
Tin Cymric hna been in the erv in
of the gov eminent for some time. she
hint on board no passenger.
The Lloyd's shipping agency leport
on the Cvmrie wtntew that he i
Himplv reported winking nnd give
The Cymric belong to the White
Star line and was tor venr in the
Mou'nger service between New York
nnd Kn!ih HrU. She m n Kl.OiMl
ton vessel, ."" feet lonjr nnd ."i I feet
Im-iiiii. She was built in Hcll'nl in
It in undcrxtood here thnt no pn
aeiigvra are on hoard the Cymric.
NKW YORK. Mav S.-The Cymric
when she left New York April 20 cur
ried ii crew of Hhont 1(H). none of
whom, ho fur n i- known, is mi
American. She wn eommnnded by
Cnptuin ieniliic, mi Kiifflitdimiiii.
According to the line'- ol't'iciiilx,
the Cymric was in their Nervier, dc
ninl beiHir mnde thnt she hud been
taken over by the IJritith govern
meiit. Kite win unarmed and carried
ii general freight en run. which, nc.
cording to the official, did not in
clude munitions of war, o far a thev
know, hh wiin due in Liverpool to
XKW YOHK, Jfiiv 8. -The London
bulletin Ntatinit that the Cymric i re
(wrteil Ninkinv iM the onlv dUpntch
thiix far received. Ax it docx not in.
dieale what hiipHiicd to the lnpa
thi. dinpatch prewumalilv toljoux one
previouvlv Kent Hint Iiiih not yet
reached Xew Yolk bccui-e of the
Iditer it with Muted by oftieial of
the hue that the Cmrir' eaigu in
cluded the iimiiiI amount o war up
phe which me carried In the line
Tin iiiahit'cM ili-i In-.- Hi.it -hi' hud
on board 101 eaoe of nilc- and
other litvnrino and nlo a (iianiitv
of iinpt hclU, i .t t of nen.pl.inc-,
bllol - .Hid lliotol c,i .
MINXKAI'dMS. M.i h A vio
lint wnul-ioim whiih -wept Minne
ola and pint, of North Dakota lat
Wight caused considerable proM-rt
damage. At Two Jlurbor. Minn, ii
man wn killed by lignlniug. At
Cruokaton. Jling., a church wn on
roofed during .ervue, but no on vn
hurt. The root of the graudftand at
a l.a Cio.e, Wi,., baeball park ,i.
hlteil bv the win. I and dropped on a
.trcet ear, -Iihtlt itipinng criil
ai ner. Hire eonuniiiiu-ation
wa. inn iiHit, , throiitfliout thenoith
ct GOOD ROADS BILL
PASSES II SENAIE
lJ s A.suifj'ni va ,
ate toda llll. i w n'.oi.t
Tin g n
vote the UanKhea.l tsood toad l.tlhti
d&end I v.'..oue, in con action of
W roais contingent at.o
ex eyt(iiurt liv iti. n it
t " 1 tr;
V i . i . r i t - '
Jm V JeL. m iftl J5L-Jr Jg .JaL &aML
WASHINGTON, Ms S. Uncle .loo Cnnnon hhk mi war or age Sun
dav. He was the honored guest at a feast at which 80 of his confrere!
sung hli praises.
Uncle Joe has been In congress 10 years and ho s)s ho Is good for
"Well, I smoke stogies nnd cusb a little now am) then, you know,"
sas t'nele Joe.
The program will last three daa, according to the program nr
ranged bv Canon's admirers
Overwhelming Votes hy House
Against Senate Amomlment for a
Large Standing Army and a Volun
teer Army of 2GI.000 Pledged to 30
Days' Defensive Training Yearly.
WASHINGTON', Mv S. Kv lo
overwhehnuiK vutea the houw) today
declined to agree to the senate
amendment to the army bill providing
for a Ntnnding army of 250.1HK) men
und a volunteer urmv of 3(il,MM)
pledged to thirty day-.' intensive
The hixt pMNMiil wan rejected -Ml
to 142, and the latter '.'M to 101).
A dicuiou followed the vote on
the senate' nitrute plant iimemlinent I ' wbll the new orders to subma
favored by I'rexitlent WiUon, which r'np commanders are respected but
wu oppowd by muiiy democnit and '"'llexatea that any negotiations be-
republican niemlwra, Some leaders
on both hide exprcMxed belief that
the propi.al miultt be dcleated.
()uttuuding in the debate in the
proposed army incrcui.es was the dec
laration o Hepreseiitative Kuhn of
California that be nn- convinced lor
eign nation!, at the dose of the Knro
iean war would demand indemnity
from the I'mted States for losses to
their eitixen-. in Mexico and that it !
would be adu-able to have a large
urmv in Mich a situation.
Representative itoidon. denxM-rat,
said a termnnciit ctablishmeut of
Ho.(MH) men meant eouipuUorv en
litment. Itepresentutive Anthony, repub
In mi, contended the house should not
hainrc it iMJsilion on the mm- ol the
Ifepresentutive ilcKeiixjo s-.uiled
Id pn-entative Kuhn for urumg un
a i m v of -'Vl.OOO men.
Itcpresentutive Mondell, rcpubliean,
told the house thut if (lie eimte bill
Iteeame law the prc-nlent would he
besieged by those ii.tiit-.inl m
mllltaiv c-tnMi.hmciit. lie ildtculed
the -in, iii ,,in i .,r a oiinti er aniiv
a- n ieial ol tin -ill-, n .lit. and
ii pmii it. il i .ail i . i i I, 1 1 ri i id. a "
VAMIINirN M u - ;. ,r Ad
llilllll ( apt I!, .11. i on i ,i, 'i, tl(
i ru -er -iii,nlii.ii m hi.ni i, ,ui it
it--, leill.ii to.lav that .pint hail
bet il n-tor. d in Santo I)iiiiiiiii;o 1 it
un. I that General Arm, leudi r oi the
iMiiM-mint to di poe General Jiiiunix
u ire.!ii 1 ol tile reniililu. hn.l -nr
reieliKiil i v. S. rcliir I,(iiJj
-aid tl Mi. de-viinvfra grid to
comoj t naniifi-. . t ite to
Mante I were Wjwrtui to ftfe.
i ne ,iate .Knartni. lit hoi Uduiiil
I If) ' 1 I ! Ii
rt .IV .is
AT SAN DOMINGO MPWWmW 'GERMAN CONSUL AT
" i JHjrlJ liiJ4glcrv jklY nAiTiMnnrmmoTrn
TO GERMAN NOTE
Diplomatic Relations Will Not Be
Broken Wln'c New Orders to Suh
uiarine Commandors Are Respected
Germany Must Cease Attacks,
Regardless of British Negotiations.
WASHINGTON. May 8- The Am
erican reply to Germany's suliins-
slna hmI mm in tlAKICu in.1..
.Z .m h. T, , , - ,,, '," yLPw troop contemidMe tt lung piirmnt
and will be given out for publication r .... ,'.,.,.,.. .,' . ... : '
Inter today. It Is officially dcscrlb
ed as being brief.
SeeroUry Ianstng announced that
.the note was about 200 words long
and would be given out today for
piililIcBlIon In tomorrow morning's'
patters. He declined to discuss It.
The understnndliiK In official cir
cles Is that the note tells Germany
diplomatic rolatlon will not bo brok-
tween Germany and the t'nlted States
esnnot be conditioned on negotia
tions between the t'nlted States and
The t'nlted States nt.inds b Its de
mand that Germany ceusn her at
tacks on vessels in violation of In
ternational law regardlesit of negotia
tions which may be carried on with
Great Britain over the food block-
WAKIUXtlTtlX, Mav H. President
WiNoii tialav nominated Kugvne ).
Heed of New lluuitsbire to Im a mem
ber of the Philippine coiiuiii-sion, mte
eeidiug I linton K. Kiul's of Jlalti
more, who rcHiifiied oine time ago.
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Band of Seventy Mexicans Attacked
Glcr.n Springs and Boqulllns Fri
day, Killing Three Cavalrymen and
a Boy Otl.crs Reported Slain'
Flee Into Wilderness, Pursued hy
Aikoj iciin Troopers Rolnf orcc-1
incuts Sent in Pursuit.
Al.riXK, Tew, Mhv 8. Fleeing
through the wild me a of northern
Mexico, the seventy or more bandits
that inidcd the Ametican net t lenient
luudimr into the interior todav,
in .n mile from the scene of their
il pit iliilmii".
i,ic from Marathon and n de-
,1.11 liini'iit of twenty-three trwifwiM of
the louiteenth envnlrv are naid to
linvc followed the trad of ttie
mi'- into Coahiiilfl, while othe
poll-. h;io it thnt the Anicricaii
'not Iniilnl the Rio (trmide tl'i tnilc
tiom lii'ic, but are'vuiitin:; at tin
ntr for reinforcement).. Captain
'C.i-mr Cole ih hurrying to loiull,i
io taki- I'onimnnd while two compan
I Hw itl' tin. I'liiirtfintilti ..niili-. iiii.I m
machine umi eomNin are cx led
here or at Marathon thiy afterno.oi.
ulieu thev will head aonlhward to the
Hig Itend country.
I lino Tin c IMijh Htaif
It i not known here whether the
I "I lit" ifinitiiin mm 4ii-ii fr If llll'V
will be placed as an additional giimd
nlong the border. cMirts here say
that there are manv bandits ocrnt
ing between Itoipnlli-i and l'resid'o.
jii.t south of the Km Grande.
Il is about a three-ilav.' march
from either Marathon or Alpine to
the Kio (Irande, ami as the bandits
already have a tin lav-' -tart only
a relentless pursuit will bring the
Americana into contact with their
Nothing has been beard of Private
Roseoe Tyroe, who was last seen us
he run from the adobe Iioimc where
he and Ilia eight companions for three
long hours fought imaint the Mexi
cans mid then tied because the nnd'
of the bouse wa -! nllniiie bv lire'
Private Cro-kcm, ubo was m (be
fight, thinks Tvrec wa-. wounded and
wandered off in the hills, where he
ImiI. Others bclieu llinl Tvree was
captured and eain.il otf a mUoiier
by Hie bandit" and probublv killed
Sloivlieeper DuhiI I
rili'ouiiniied lliloiination -m thnt
(Continued on page six) '
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News plHilogi'Hpli or (ien. Iluitli I.. Scott, iliief of Muff or Hie I'nlt
eil Stiiles in in. nil (.iiifinl lam OIiih n, ivpicMiitlng tiiu. Caiian
ji, In (oufcK'nu al II I'n mi. Olnegon In hIiowii on Hie left t Scott on the
President Declines Charges Against
Brandois "Incredilile" ami Due to
Hatted and Prejudice Is a Friend
of All Just Men and a Lover of the
Ftllillt A$bc f!iinflrinnlliiii at narn I
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WASHINGTON. May .- Preal-
dent Wllson'M letter giving his rea-
-- r i.. i ....
ror the supreme court and urging
.umi.iiin.ion was reiui 10 me senate
Judiciary committee today by Chair-
man Culltertson, but no vote was tak
en as had been expected and no time
was fixed for one.
President Wilson characterised the
charges against his nominee as "In
trinsically Incredllde to one who real
ly knows Mr. HniiMlliH," and declar
ed they proceeded ror tln most part
; trom thow' ho "" Mr Hrgndlea
berauso be bad refused to Imi ser-
vlregble to them In pionintlon of
their own selfish Inhnxiri. and from
those whom the had prepidlied and
The president added thai i he piop
aganda In this mnlt.i Inul lain ver
(Continued on pago six)
SETTLE AFFAIRS IN MEXICO
New American Expedition May Al
tondy Be Across Border In Chase
of naHors of Gloiiu Sprinns Oil
royun noportod to Have Also Sent
Forces to Pimiili Outlaws.
WASHINGTON, May s A new
A"p",lan expedition ma already be
?ros the Mexican border In pursuit
or the bandits who raided Glenn
springs, Texas, last week. Secretary
iiaker said today lie had received a
report from General Kunston gs to
steps taken In that direction, but de
clined to reveal its contents. He said
General Punston's original orders
sluod, however, and they gave him
authorlt) to cross whenever tho need
iNo additional report of the raid
had rein lied the dt i;ii inicnt at tho
lime. On the bawls of consular dis
patches, however, Hecmtary lanslug
has forwarded a reiort to the Mexi
can do facto novel n meal calling at-
teutlon to ihe latest Imndlt ail tellies
along the lander. Stale department
officials said It was assumed that
prompt iniiHult or the raiders al
madt has lieeu ordered hy General
Olireuon or his siihordluatcs.
It iik lullevtd poM-IHe Home meth
od of dli 1 1 eoopi ration for the exter
mination or caption of the Glenn
Hnrtiii'H ruiilcru might result from
the i on fen ae today between Gen
erals Siott and Ohrcgou at Kl Paso.
The war department has heard In-
rormullv thut General Carransa ap-
proMil Un- oii oiircKon.plau, with
liiinoi i volitions It was hoped here
tin holi mail' I would In disposed
of lotlav t'v the cnnfcmui
Two mmpaiibs of the t'Uh Infan
trv in the iiiusnttiv m hool at Kort
Kilt. IIU.I have lie. n Ol ill red to Port
t'larli, 'I mi-, to I'lk the place of the
I tth nalit troo lihh were sent
to Ihe HU Iti ml ill iii t
ROOPS SENT TO
m ii a
Germans Makinn New Attack With
Another Formitlnlilc Army Pene
trate French Trendies Sunday at
Hill No. 304, But Arc Driven Back
Today With Heavy Slaughter
Dead Man's Hill Scene of Carnage
PUGS, May S.After sovonty
Htveu das of battle thu Gor
miniK are making a new nttaok bo
fore Verdun with another formlda
tile army, lighting almost equal In
violence to that of the beginning of
March Is In progress on both banks
of the Meiise. Klghtlng of groat vio
lence continued last night. Furious
German attacks near lllll No. 301
were broken hy tho Kroneli. thu war
office announced today. Tho lossoa
of the Germans are detcrlbod as ox
The French attacked oast of Hill
tot and drove the Germans from a
i iiniiiiiiiilciitloii trench which tliuy
Kiist of the Mouso In a serlos of
ulKht engagenieiitM, the Germans wore
driven from a trenoh south of Ilnu
dremont v'vhlch thoy ooouplod today
and thirty men, Including two offt
ct rx. were captured.
At Head Man' lllll
The prliiclMil effort o( tho Gor
iniitiH Is being dlrectwl against Doad
Man's hill. Following the Napoleon
ic policy of attempting to turn what
can not be carried bjr frontal attack,
the Germans with a whole nrniy corps
made the assault by way of the rarino
between lllll 301 and Dead Man's
hill, seeking to crush the French lino
along a front of nine and one halt
miles. The ground there Is difficult
and the French commander aware of
his position placed one of his beat
trained army corps at this Ksltlon.
The corps disposed of the Initial at
tack without ceding any Important
ground but the battle la still raging
and according to the latest advices,
the result will no be known until
some time today.
ICast of the Mouse the Germans do
llveied four attacks on a front of
Sooo yards, each advance being
made by a different Prussian regi
ment. The fighting there is as fisree
as on the other side or the river and
NIev illo In Conuminil
General Nlevllle whose promotion
to the command at Verdun put him
In charge at such a critical time, Is
a man of sixty aud Is one of the dis
coveries of the war. At outbreak of
hostilities be was In command of the
Fifth regiment of artillery. General
Jnffre soon singled hint out for a
leading role. He waa promoted to
be general of brigade on October
3t. I 1 1, and s hortly after was plac
ed in command of the Stat Infantry
division. On December I. 1115, he
received his three stars and at the
same time was appointed commander
of the Third army corpa.
Other developments of yesterday
are described textuatly aa follews:
"The night passed quietly en the
remainder of the front eieept in tho
region of Itemieres and tho wood o(
Joury. west of Pont-aMouaaoH. where
the urtlllcr was very active.
' Two German teropUwe have
been brought down as a result of
aerial encounters In tho rogtoa of
Vcrdnu One of them foil not far
fi oni ( inn and the other, seriously
llamas it wan touipelledo to UmU
onlh of Visiters "
WASIHM.TOV Mav 8 - Manuel
litiKMit. I'tllli'i'iro comuiUsleoct,
who lias been argiag Philippine iodft
lnd(ne, told I'rcetdpnt WUeoo to
dav tnat ho and hut fnHovncrs fc4
At atetoaeil tho Wtg. of ftoedo IK it ,, . . .... : ;
ntar futurtt nnd fcid, osrit .v. ;;.. 'i
wnulil taw thn iottw Wl Kittae A " ".'. ''"
uegut pjye f self KO'CnMCnt Jo,
th. iiud- int attiug 9 te of
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