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1 Allt TOXKillT AND
I orty-nlxth Tr
IVi I.IhvvMIi Year.
Irish Baronet Accused of Tryina to
Raise a Regiment Among Irish Can
turctj by Germans to Fight Eng
land, of Shipping Arms to Ireland
and Fomenting Revolt.
l.iXI)ON May lo. Sir Roger
Ci-emont, win) only n few venr ago
nelnevod intonutiotml fnino for the
sen ices liv rendered hi government
in tin oviwwiuo of tho Putiiinayo rub
ber ntr'neitios, luilny faced tin) bar in
mi iiiilinnry hHpp court for n prelim
man oMtininntinii In determine
whether Iip should lie held fur Dial on
tin- charge of high treason against
the suine government in connection
with too lencuion in iieiu.iu.
Ili-iilp I'aeement utowl Daniel Jul
ian Itailev, who f u fed it similar
li.njp. Xot iifinnnv ypnrn lum o
mhi.'Ii populiti' inteiest been manifest
d in it vim lioforp thi' court,' This
i- not due only" In (Iip prominence of
I '.i cmcttt mill (o -M'tMiljtt ioti im In his
llllltlinlc lltll'. Illll lllsO llCI'llll-l' it I III
been cpeclcd pvitlciii'o would ln pro
duced wltiflt would litv bnre it widc
fpictul plot resulting in the revolt.
Sir John Dickinson, who presided,
tin- lawyers unil the witnesses, nil httil
tukcit t licit" place hefote Casement
uriivcd nt 10:111 o'clock and entered
tin- dock. Kvery fpc wn turned in
.Mi'l Lit I to Success.
Sir Roger mninliiiiii'd much of hi
chiiructcristjo comphtiHniice. Up
Moiled ninl nodded in lip muw friends
in tin emu t room. Willi him Wiis
Dun id llnilcy, nn Irian soldier, otip
tiircil liv thu (lerwmtis ourlv in tlio
wur, who wptil from Oormiotv to Ire
hind with Sir Roger.
In him story of the wanner iti which
Casement set about raising ait lrihlt
brigade among prisoners- iulCicrmany
to liitltt against Ilnglnnd, the nttor
ne.v ut'iipritl uid the prisoner hnd met
with little .uoee. Such men us he
wmi over were set free, provided with
green uniform nnd received rewind.
When the nttomey general declared
tliiit utp of tho Irih prisoner hud
-liui-k ( 'nemeul in the face on being
n-l.i'd to join the brigade, Casement
-nulcd disdainfully, ltnilev mim one
id the prisoner Kedueed hv tnp.
incut, the ultornev seiieinl .id, nnd
wii- 11111 lie nn oftiecr of the hriunde.
I'oiinil lit McNeill Knit,
The nttomey general iati Cum
mcnl wo, found enu'cnlcl in what i
known loeally 8b lle.NVill fort. lie
liiivc the name of Kiehurd Moiton of
Itin'kint:hmnihire, and hi" occupation
( nn mithor. He wtu seen to drop
n pnper which eontoinetl n code, in
cluding the felluwiuit:
.hiiii mnucr )niriiPion. iine
de uld to tny. Further iimniunitinn
ninl rife i"H needed. Snd imothci
iWordinjr to leklimonv ivcn thi
aftertioon by Dnniel O'lirien. another
Irifh piiKonei Uo w at l.imburu
diiHiift Cnsement'x lixit, and who nt'
terwurd wa exehanted, Cu-einent
woi hixMsl and hooted out ot the
I.iinhiiru t-amp. Some member of a
ifunter reginent siruek Sir Hoaer.
nnd oeverai H'ittoeri, ineludiny
i j linen, were punitfhed for it, the
wilno textified, rations being cut
Keeral other witaeasea for the
prosecution gave eorroborative teti
liiony i-egaiiiinir the aetivitiea of
iii-iment iu fjermany.
When Sir Roger took bis plaee in
the dock for the afternoon eion it
w.i, evident that bin nervouMies had
Jiinjeh worn off. The Caaement of
old, whoe elfeiteein waa a murked
feature, wu reaertinc him-elf. Hi.
Kpirit ljrere not dampened even l Im
elii. to prevent them from iioiug the
lace, to h.irm theniseUen. Sr Koser
hi Id ln lu-iid lush nnd milid .1- he
iml In- -t .it bc-idi It.iili
CAPLAN JURY STILL
UNABLE TO AGREE
l.oS .;KI.KS, Ma I" Thejurj
in the David Capiat) caneoeul word
today to Judge Prank WllUa that
it ah. unaiile to agre and asked to
h. i , t in'o 1 .1 hi 1 . iu w mi
n ' .ill I i , . ' 1 mil.
TRIAL ON CHARGE
f HIGH TREASON
TO RETAKE LINE
Berlin Reports Repulse of Enemy at
Hullach Fighting Continues in the
Verdun Sector French Coup
Clears First Line Trenches Artil
lery Activity on Both Sides.
PAKIS, M lVThe liombsrd
nteul ueur Avoconrt wood nnd Illll
30 1 iu the Verdun action still con
tinued, RPPoidltiR to todny'jt offlrlid
The text of the Btnteniont follew:
"South of tho Soniiun near Ver
maudovlllera, we dollvered n coup tie
imhIii. which permitted nn to clear the
enemy from n fiiat lino trench.
"In CliHinpHfiie there wna great
artillery activity on both allien In the
hoc torn of MiiUons de ChampnKiie
and tlie ltutte d'Alemill. An luva
nloii of a Oriunn work onKt of Mount
Tetu jierniltled iih to capture fifteen
fin the Verdun reaion thcro were
liotnlmiilmenU In tho Hector of the
woml of Avonuourt and Illll 304."
niSUMX, May 15. The Itritlrh
have boon attacking tho Oermau linos
near liullucli iu northern Krunco In
an effort to 1 erupt ore the trenchea
rorontly taken by tho (termani thoro,
hut all their nttcinntf have been re
pulaed, accordlnR to today '1 Ktnte
ment by the war office.
In the Verdun region the Kreneh
failed in attack near Dead Mati'a
hill and near the Cnllletle wood.
The text of today' headipmrtera
alatenicut l aa follew:
WeHtern theater: The artillery
and iMtroli on both aide have been
active In many nectlon.
"The enemy attempted to recap
ture the M8ltlona taken by the (!er
man near Hullurh. . All hia at
tempta either broke down under the
Herman artillery fire or were re
pulaed Iu hand-to-hand fighting.
"French attack In the Meuxe ill
trlrt on the west slope of Ieod Man
hill and near the C'alllette wood were
On Suloiillil rix.nl.
PAItlB. May IS. Heavy artillery
firing along the Macedonian fiontler
la reported by the llaa rorreapoml
ont at Salonlkl. telearaphlng eater
day. Xo Infantry fighting la Iu prog
The UulgarlMti camp at Xonthl hat
beeu bombarded .by French aero
plineM. SAMUEL HILL AS
PORTUXn, Or.. Ifav 1.") Samuel
Hill, ciipitu.lUt and father of the gooI
roudh movement in the northwest, hua
been npMinted honorary ltelfiun
eonul general for Washington, Ore
gon and Idaho, aeeording to notice
received here toduv by Colleetor of
Customs Thome V. liurke, from the
llr. Hill urrixed in New York from
Europe yeiterdu.v. During hiK trio
he vUilcd King Albert ut the lielgiun
army headouarters. At one time King
Albert, while erown prinee, planned
to visit Mr. Hill in Scuttle, but In-114.
pension to the throne prevented In
coming to Amerie.i.
IN EASI AF
1'AIJIS. Mu IV Further sue
ee-.ts fur Uu lirlgiau expedition
which bits invaded German Kat Af
neii, were announced in the official
statement issued toduv bv the Bel
gian ur department ut Havre
The -tntcmeut savs that ( olonel
Molitor, in command of the -outlurn
colunij, Kvcupied liigul' capital 'ij
the Ojnnan pirttvim of iliate!jr'ifavl
Tio U 1 -I m ti'Hifli bavortiit iipJ
llw !- 1
it' sr j
.' . ? 1 . 1 K f in I.iko
I " t, S , to.
KI1M neitH pliotornpli vliitwluu 1 he clt) of N'ci-diin In miuiKIiih mint, TliN iciiuii Unldc pl(iiui won (al.eii
duilii 11 lull In the terrific iNuiibaril incut tlutt reduced the clt) to 11 Kliast l, lieop of ntlii. The fight foe mi
pteiniiry still lages.
OIIUISTOWN. . J.. SU l.V 1
I i.1l t llW.tl ,.. filial. I 11.1 t. illll. 1 II till II I
1 4 1 K I llllll n e'UMI niiiui ii' n
Iiiipii injured today iu uu pplo-um
nt the Kcpniiuo plant of the D11 1'ont
l'owder company, near here. Among
the dead nn believed lo he the -u-lUM'iritcnilpiil
nnd hir nitnnt.
OffieerH of the eotnpiiny 'did their
liel infoiinntion i that four men
weto killed. Ite'cuei anul thice
dead. The auperinlendent who wax
killed wan W.K. Lnwley of WiMnlbury,
N'. .1., and iti nMtfiit who nHt bin
life vni (leorup Mui-h of I'auNlioiii,
The p.pi)ioii occurred in tho Iiuiitl
1 1 1 i white triiiitrotuliiul tiihenr.ol wua
m.inutaeliired. The ci"iion de-
The evolution de-'
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ui'ilui'.'- uearbv. I he
ell iuaii nule- iiwnv.
-trowd other hu
CXpli'-lllll Wil- 1
G. 0. P.
(IIICAOt). M.m I . .fumes It.
lteynnldx, M-cii'tan nt the repuhlli'iiu
natioiiul committee, aimed today
and oMued committee headquarter
iu the coliseum, where the republican
national convention will convene on
l'iri-t attention whk directed to get
tniK the eontehtu over delegntiouM in
'hajie fur preenlation to the whole
committee, which meets here Juno 1.
Fewer than fittv content are on file.
In the list of contests so fur filed me:
Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Misi-.
sippi, ilissouri. Oklahoma. Knnili
Cnrolinu, Virginia and the District ul
t'oluuibia. Xeurlv nil of the couti -1-involve
Among Uie problem which faeed
the e'retnrv on hit arrival was the
distribution of seats. In the pn
section there are accommodations t.,r
.V2S und 1500 npplications for scats
have been received by Mr. IfeynoUU.
The committee on n mm cements ie
sered 200 seat- for the ue of pici
deulial caudal. tie- and their friend.
So far font teen irculcntiul can-
didutes ,mc ii.mmuuKutc.l wiDi Mr. !
Ke.Miold- mhIi le.pie-t- 1.. 1 a total of
NKW VOICK M.i
t r. .. -,. !.!.. -. 1. .. 1
Mumjiris. iirrsiu.iu o! me .Ainuricun
federation 01 l.ahor in
received here today hy
a i. leKruiu
akblesulnger, leader of the 60,000
Striking garfcteut worker, approves
tbe strike and assuie the strikers of
the active support of the federation1,
In hi meniage President Uoinoers
scored the attitude of tue mauufatur-'lth factions for u temporary wui
n 'It iiieiit the condemnation," government of Irel.iinl
1 hO Ui!&ucP iO.nl. of ovi r right ' TbBrc huh lieen no rci)lllous movd
ilr Jil n,ii ar.il Womx,ii of o ir roiiQr WiOut lit Itelfast and apputontlv tho
Up "m irn Coutit on every sup lren tcra couaaita't wtti prouii
ttitt lo sfturius will tervcl ti
io:s against tut avrtvHtvtiinjr grtfa
rft tuning .of, iic iuni.ftJtW',r
iJ. Idi A 'KS-V' TUB"
f I I I .
OKIWOX, MONDAY, MAY IT). 101(5
A CITY OF RUINS
j Government Prcparir.p. Vigorous Note
llnnn Interferenre Willi Mnlls fn
and From the United States hy
Great Britain Can No
WASHINGTON', Slav l.')-Tbo
Ameripjiii goveriuurnt preparing n
protest eburnplprixpd hv olfieiuls as
"very vigoroua" Mguiiitfl Hie interfer
ence with moils to and from the I'nit
isl Status by Oreat Hritniii.
The note, to be sent forward in the
. !, , , .,
uenr future, will tuke the imihiIioii
.. ,, ., , a. . 1
, the United Stntea pun no longer pi
1. , 1
tennnee aeiaure and detention of
mails o and from the Tinted States,
particularly those concerning neu
trals. The reply recently lweivpd from
Great Itiilain lo the dial American
note protesting again) interference
with Ainericnn mails i Ponilcred
I'rotest have been made to the
government hv manv individuals and
linn who have been injured hv the
frequent long dela - in mails.
Tho subject is under detailed studv
at the state department and Presi
dent Wilson bus decided lo make rep
resentations to Oreat Hritain a
quickly a a note can be completed.
The Hritish government will be in
formed Ihul the Tinted States con
sider it imperative that her prc-cnt
(udlev he modilleil
mas negro boy
W C(), Tia., l ,. i'. - With r..
oiio jieroiiH .i wftuiMNPN, Includlug
women and children, .) WgNhing
ton, negro boy, who confessed to the
criminal assaulting and murder of
Mrs. Lucy Fryar. sewn miles south
of here last Mondu.v, taken from
,M nu "" courtroom today
l,u """ 'e l""w aquare.
The burning came immediately aft.
er the negro' trial had ended and
after tho Jury had leturned a verdict
of guilty, giving him the death pen
alty. Someone not far from the ne
gro atarted the try of "got tbe nig
ger," and 'aihlngton wan seized.
A suggestion that he be burned
on the plaia met with instant rc
sponre; and be wa dragged to the
city hall yard where 1 he t halo already
BrnnH ,,,- nlu.i, .. ,!,-, v,.
I " --M .- w.--n, ... . V'..
the limb of a. tree, wood secured and
the fire atarted,
LOXrOX, May 15-Premier As-
'tulth's vlalt to Belfant seems to give
color to reports that he la trying to
'arrange a coalition heiweeu tbe two
Jt 'tm f tka tf titirtv il
fi w " rromiiT it iib ni vuvtflnul intl JiPfte frie
Jctitufc o m t s 9 o?4
MAKATIloN. T. .. M..N 1
1 M' 1 1 1 K'll ill ..f.tieli ill the
....mnntted the tiieun s,.r.nif- out-
cheeked it da-ll into Me-
1 ieo 11 nd now
jinem- before piihiiiK on, aeeording
to, reportt reeenrd here todnv. A
mesMiuc Iuim been aent to (leuernl
Iitiixlon by Colonel Siblpy, poinmand-
mg tne touneenth enxnlry, it wiih
learned hetv I inlay, nsking for aid.
Military oleervei-a here pnit out
tltnt Major Lnngfiorne nt& Mm flyfcig
Hipuulron of the eighth cavulrv are
now peHiait 2tl(l miles beyond their
bne, without suffieienl ti-oopm In
protect their line of ponnniinlention.
Marathon, the lin-e, is 00 mile dis
tant from lbuiuilluM over broken
count 1 y. Several instances hove been
reported the past few dnvs of ban
dita eulting in behind the cx-ieditinu
without meeting armed resistanee.
Supplies of every character are
now being rushed from Ma rat lion to
Ikupiillas, there (,, ,(. transferred to
puek nnimnb) for Sihle.vV e!tMwlition.
Mexican tenmsters are engaged in
thi work, under Captain John S.
Chamber of the uonHenniixtei's de
lta rt ment. He reMirls the Mexicans
faithful tn their trust. Xo siipplie
hnve failed yet to reach their He-ti
The two Mexican prisoners brought
into Marathon , Klienll Shoemaker
troin lloipulla- ln-l Satunlav night
will be sent to Alpine lor trial for
WRECKED Bf BOMB
1 till ACi). m.i, r, n , 1. , f
Talrnlv Itiiiiin, ,1 1 ..m 1 m i,,i , uas
pin 1 1,1 IK wricked hv .1 IioihIi c.iilv to
duv ninl pel sous livnm iu the house
ucie throHii iroiu then lied- and bad
ly bruised. Tho polite believe tho
bmnb mi- ihrouji ,1- the I, -nit of la
IMgnun vv.i. meiitlv nopiitted of
the murder ot (ieore ll.uamon, bus
iness ugent i the 1a. avaion,' union,
liignun alleged tlmi llamimuid lind
ut tempted to cir! iimnev from him
ami had called strike- on him when
he failed to pav the business humiI.
This led to the liyhl in wlmli limn,
uiond was killid.
BY THE SEMIE
WANIIIMJTOX, li ; The ...
ale lute today rejceiul the nomina
tion ot'Oeorvc Hiildie of New Hump,
-hire us a member ot the tedeial tiade
1 '.mill--1011. The vote was 42 to 'Hi.
Mr. If ul. lee, who ha- been seiving 011
tin i-t miiii mii 11111I1 1 I. ' 1-- appoint
in, ij) I -Iti. e jl'eliiiAtv. I'tli) .i- op
' nt t Stuintt-r ti tcfP M
3TaM rp. j ham tuUt H)
General Scott Kctorns From Border
Conference, Hopeful for the Situa
tion Cnrranzists Moved Into Ban
dit-Ridden Portions of Mexico
Pcrshlitfi Forces Concentrated.
WAglllXOTO.V, May I'.. Major
deuernl Hugh U Bcoit. chief of itaff
or the army, returned today from
Ids border conference with Oouorwl
Oiiregou hopeful for the situation da
nplte the fact that the (oufereucea
resulted In no formal agreement for
Tho chief of staff conferred' with
Secretary linker, but made no formnn
General Seotl will see Secretary
hunting tomorrow and meanwhile no
tepa will be taken In re-open diplo
matic negotiation for a formal
cgreemeut with (leneral Carrausa.
Pending the ratification of an
ugreeiuent, Carrausa troops are be
ing moved north Into the bandit rid
den portions of Mexico. The Ameri
can expeditionary force under fleneral
Pershing Is being withdrawn Into
strong groups on the Hue of cominuul.
ration where It will await the out
come of (teueral Ohregon' efforts to
clean up tho territory to the south,
(leneral Fuiistnu haa mapped out a
ro-ordlnaled sclieme for border pa
trol with the 30,000 men he will 10011
have avallabloa for that purpose, ex
clusive of the 11,000 or so Iu flen
eral Perab lug's column.
It wae said officially at the state
department that no suggestions either
formal or Informal were adopted by
the South and Central American dip
lomats In IbVWnferenee s-bUJf pre
ceded the recognition of the Carrausa
government by the I'ulted Statea,
that their governments would view
with approval intervention In Mexico
by tbe United States. Tbe confer
ence voted unanimously for tbe rer
ognltlon of Carrania. It was said, al
though the action waa not, binding
upon any of the governments rep
resented. tlCllseo Arrondondo. (Jeneral Car
rausa 'a ambaaaador here, aald today
he did not expect new Instructions
from hla government until (Jeneral
Carransu had met (leneral Ohregon.
RAX lit Wi'i.SCO n IT. The
I'liilcd rit.itcH circuit com 1 of appeals
today left It with Judge William C.
VauKleet of the t'nlted States dis
trict court, to fig tbe sale price of
the Wentern Pacific railroad by re
fusing to compel him to eerilfj to the
higher court rhargea of disqualifica
tion brought by the Kqultable Trust
ompauy of New York.
Judge VaaKleet some time ago was
charged wlib bias and prejudice lu
Western Pacific matters.
Over tbe proleat of the Kqullahlc
compan.v, Judge YanFleet himself
considered the charges and found
them baseless. The circuit com t wax
asked to force reference of the
churgea to It upon the uiound tliut
Judge Vanl'leet had no Irani nuht
(0 J'lde of hU ova It.il iiialirii u
I.AItKIK) TeUH, Ma 1 " A train,
attached to 'lil h was the private car
of Charles A. Douglas. Can ansa's
representative at Washington, was
derailed by an explosion between
(Jueretaro and Puliaa (loiualen, M ex
it o, luat Friday and tbe passengers,
including a Carrania p master, were
robbed, according to a report
brought here today by passenger of
the train who arrived from Mexico
City. They said the private car of
Mr. Douglas was not Injured. The
engineer, fireman and five passengers
riding on tbe tender sere killed by
the dc&lluient. Amerleau passenger
in d (o have liern roMied of f UftuO
h ..Id Tim li.iudiMp v liu uie suld
O 1 ' '" . 11 ii n.t lolhn 1 , i!ii,K
Unlverlly of Cretan
3lnltumu,' VeMordny, 75;
"Mlnlmem, Today, nil.
Bull Moose May Support Another
Progressive Nominee If . T. R.
Should Refuse to Run, But II Will
Not Be Supreme Court Justice
Roosevelt First and Last Choice.
fleorge V. Perkins haa announced
in New York that the progressive
jmrty melt will not insist o;i Theodoie
Roosevelt's nomination ttc Ijio price
for their atiinmil of tllB rupuhlteaii
The Hull Monee wilt support an
other progressive if .the repithlieMim
'tame him, Perkins said.
As the foremoat eamlhlale, o.voept
liiMisevelt, now appear to bo JtwlJeu
llngbea, the .Mail TriliMim iwiMediatt'
ly wired Oilson Onnlner, W'aalilujelon
eorresiHiHileut und political ajitlior
ity: "Will the progressive jmrlji Mp.
Mrl Hughes if he ia nominateil by thu
Here ia Oardnei's rejily;
WASIIlNTtTnX. I). C. .May Jfi.
The progreasiven, in my Jiiiljetnant,
cannot ami will not support Hughe
for the presidential iioininutiou.
Tho progi-essive ilelegntaa in eon
vention at Chieugo will have no sec
ond elioiee. They are for ITootuvoJl
mid will be for ItooamroU aa first,
second and everv other elioieo, tinloMJ
Uoimevelt withdraws bis tintno and re
fuses to nut.
In Ihul ease the oonvonliun in all
human probability would nanfo it pro
gressive like Hiram .lohuanu, Vlalot
M unlock, Henry .1. Allan or OifToirt
Pinchet, to east at least a aoiufujoucd
lliigluv Xot Acceptublo.
The progresHive convwitiou will
not, in my judgment, imlorie or nom
iiinio Charles K. lluglies, no matter it
tbe republican convention iwfnse to
nominate Koosevelt and does nomia
Hughes has not deelared hlnwelf mi
uny of the current issues. His Hi
tion on Americanism and pretMied.
nes is absolutely unknoan. Xo yro
gressiv'e. nor any progrrssive conven
tion, nor Theodore H none veil will In
dorse a man whose poition on thee,
extremely important iasuea U left to
inference or gueaawork.
Kven should thete he an aleventh.
boor declaration by lljtffhea or li.v
some friend llugbea to elear np bin
position on these subjects, it ia doubt
till whether it would be siiffiekNltl.v
Progressive leadera like Oeorgo
Perkins do not wish to antagonist lbs
frieiidM of Hugbes, or any of tbe In
fluential men who are to determine
Ike doings of the republieaa conven
tion. They do not critiriae Hughes or nv
at Ibis time that thev would not sup.
art Hughes. It is hoped, if Koom
velt ia nomiuated. that Itooeevelt will
gel the Hughes snpoorl.
ltisoelt tho Choletn
Asa matter of fact, however, there
is no idea 10 the mind of Ocoige W.
Perkin- or nuv ot In- associate that
( Continued on page two.)
10 NAME WILSON
W Slll(i'IO Muv IT, Presi
dent iP-iin Ii.ih uhke.t John W Wes
1 ott. attornev general of New Jersey,
who mudo the mieeeh uowlifatlng him
at the Baltimore convention, to make
Uie nominating apeeeb at St. Lowtt. '
.Mr. Weacott haa accepted, lie eon.
rerred today with the prealdent. When
the prealdent aaked Mi. Wescott ho
did not know that the Xew Jerter
delegates on the same day had se
lected Governor Fielder. Ia view t
the presidents iah to have Mr. Wist,
colt. It Is expected tbe governor will
Mr. Weacott Is a candidate for
senator froit Xew Jersey, opposing
Close advisers have begun map
ping out the platform to be tireaetttet
to the convention. Peace and prog
iiiit. are understood to have been
itlid on ,1- 1.1 uu; the prim liml Us
,-1 1 1 1.
iHUflfS IS T;