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r THE BROOKLYN DAILY EAGLE. NEW YORK, SUNDAY, MARCH 11, 1017. 5 1 THE HOLE IN , YOUR POCKET TOE rent keep you from owning; a home? A Thrift Mortgage Bellies this difficulty. Your rent ' payments become investments in your own house. You become your own landlord. Let the Thrift show you how. Write for booklet "E." or call at our office. Open Monday nights. THE THRIFT 207 Ryerson Street, Brooklyn MEXICO YOTES FOR PRESIDENT TODAY Gen. Carranza Will Probably Be Elected Almost Unanimously it Is Thought. OTHERS NOT TAKEX SERIOUSLY. There Are 640 Candidates for Places of Twenty-four Deputies t and Alternates. . . ' Mexico City, March 10 Preparations -were completed, today for the holding tomorrow throughout Mexico or Presidential . and Congressional elections, the first to be held sinco July, 1914. There is little doubt that General Venustiano Carranza will be elected president almost unanimously, as the other candidates for the presidential office are not taken seriously. The results of the- elections of members of the house of deputies, however, may not be known for Borne time because of the great number of candidates. Some of the candidates for the house are members of regularly organized political , parties which bear different names In most of the states, but there are many independent candidates. The largest parties are the Pardido, Constitutionalista and Liberal. There are 640 candidates for the places of twelve deputies and twelve alternates from the Federal District alone. Among them is Miss Hermila Galindo, who has made a strong campaign in the Fifth District. Ballots have been distributed and the registration of voters has been completed. All the saloons were closed today and will remain closed tomorrow. There is little probability of any disturbances at the polls, and strict orders have been issued against the use of troops in interfering with the voting. The list of candidates for seats in the Senate is not as large as that of the candidates for the House, but in many States there are half a dozen aspirants for two seats. Washington, March 10 Major General Pershing, commanding' the Southern Department, apparently has embarked on a campaign to establish better feeling between American and Mexican residents in the border zone of both countries. Describing his visit yesterday to Matamoras at the invitation of the Mexican civil and military officials. General Pershing reported to the War Department today that he had found "improved relations," and believed his trip would' havo a good effect. L - THE ITALIAN STATEMENT Kome, March 10 (via London) Thursday night, in the midst of a violent snowstorm, the enemy en tered one of our advanced positions', on the southern slopes of Ciml Di Bocche," says today's official announcement. "He was driven out by u counter-attack. "There were the usual artillery duels yesterday. We shelled the station at Santa Lucia Di Tolmino and enemy lines in the Castagnavilla sector with good results." TARNOWSKI SEEKING NEW EMBASSY QUARTERS Washington, March 10--The fact that C'Ount Tarnowski, the newly appointed Ambassador from Austria-Hungary, is arranging to secure a new embassy building is taken to indicate that his government does not expect diplomatic relations to be severed in the near future. The old embassy building fronts on 1 lie British embassy, and the office at the rear faces the residence of Secretary Lansing. Count Tarnowski lias not yet presented his credentials to the President. AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN REPORT Berlin, March 10 (by wireless to Sayvllle, L. I.) The Austro-Hunga-rian Headquarters report for March 7 is as follows: "Italian Front The fighting activity was in general of a minor nature. Fa-1rols of Honved Infantry Regiment No. 32 brought in 15 prisoners from an Italian position west of Constanje-vizza." War Now Inevitable r Says Senator Calder United States Senator William M. Calder believes that war between this i country and Germany Is now inevitable. The new Senntor made this statement last night upon his return from Washington and reiterated it later in tho evening during tho course of a speech at the dinner of the Stationers' Board of Trade in the Hotel Biltmore, Manhattan. Mr. Calder has been in the National Capital during the past week, attending tho inauguration and assuming his n$w duties as representative of New York in tho upper house. Mrs. Calder and his daughter, Miss Elsie, who have been with him during the week, also returned last evening. "I am under tho impression," Senator Calder said upon his arrival, "that it is ouly a matter of time a very short, time before we will become Involved in war with' Germany, This seems to bo the general impression at Washington and, regrettable hs such a result of the present situation will be, it seems almost inevitable." Mr. Calder, in the session of tho new Senate last week, voted for President Wilson's resolution creating ;( cloture rule to limit debate in the l'pper House. Ho discussed this at the stationers dinner, pointing out iUfi amended 1'Ule, while it would BELGIAN RELIEF STEAMER IS S Storstad Flew Flag of Amer lean Commission When Torpedoed. HAD CARGO OF MAIZE American in Crew Among Res-cued-Some of the Sailors Missing. London. March 10, 4:33 p.m. Official information .was received here today to the effect "that the Norwegian steamer Storstad, a Belgian relief ship, which had one American citizen on board, has been sunk by a sub marine. Twenty-seven members of the crew. Including the American, have been landed. One member of the crew died of exposure and others are miss ing. It is stated officially that the fatorstad was flying the flag of the American Commission for Relief in Belgium and bore the markings designated for the relief ships. The London office of the commission states that the Storstad carried 10,000 tons of maize, which was needed badly in Belgium, where the shortage as a result of the detention of grain cargoes will soon be felt severely. The Storstad was ordered to leave Las Palmas, Canary Islands, on February 26. She took on coal at Gibraltar and her master was instructed to proceed to Rotterdam by the northerly route. On entering the submarine zone the Storstad Is reported to have been ordered to put into Las Palmas; Canary Islands, as she was without a German safe conduct, but evidently her commander determined to risk continuation of the voyage by the northerly route. Xo previous report has been received in this country of the sinking of the Storstad. The steamer, 6,028 tons gross, sailed from Buenos Aires on January 13. The Storstad was built in 1911 at Newcastle. She figured extensively in the news of three years ago after having, on May 29, 1914, been in collision in the St. Lawrence with the Canadian Pacific liner Empress of Ireland, which sank with the loss of more than 1,000 lives. A commission headed by Lord Mersey, after extensive hearings, held the Storstad to blame for the disaster. BRITISH STEAMER PINNA SUNK FEBRUARY 11-THREE AMERICANS IN HER CREW The British tank steamer Pinna of 6,288 tons, with cargo of oil from gulf ports, by way of Newport News, was sunk by a German submarine February 11 about 20 miles off the Irish coast, members of her crew reported on their arrival in New York yesterday on the White Star liner Adriatic from Liverpool. Three of the crew were Americans, of whom Archie Gibs and Tom Wilson, both of Newport News, were among the arrivals yesterday. According to Gibs the ship was torpedoed at night and without warning, Ho said many of the crew were in their bunks and the first they knew of the attack was the explosion that threw them out on the floor of the forecastle. They had to fight their way to the deck through a flood of oil. All hands managed to get safely away in boats before the ship went down. The sinking of the Belgian relief steamer Storstad, 6,208 tons, and of the British tanker Pinna, 6.288 tons the last named on February 11, but not previously reported brings the total tonnage sunk from February 1 to date up to 577,976, according to revised figures. Three of the ships reported sunk yesterday by Berlin had previously been reported. The total of their tonnage was 10,445. POLITICAL RIOTS IN PERU One Deputy and One Candidate Killed -Several Persons Buenos Aires. March 10 According ing1 to information received here, the disorders in several 'interior towns of Peru, were due to political factions. One of the candidates, Deputy Rafael Orau, was killed at Cotabambas, while another candidate, Augusto Ugarte, met his death at Chumbivilcas in a collision between . two groups of demonstrators. Several others were wounded at ti'io same time. The1 Government -has placed a censorship on the telegraph. ' " prevent in future any small group, such' as the' "wilful twelve," from blocking important legislation, would still preserve the old-time power of a reasonably large minority. , "The old rule of unlimited debate," said Senator Calder, "has many limes worked out for the good of the country. Last year and tho year before it sayed the country millions of dollars, for a good sized minority used it to block some largo appropriation bills. A sufficiently numerous minority one-third jr more may still exercise that power under this rule. But it will and that is probably for tho best interests of the country prevent a handful of physically strong men from talking to death and absolutely blocking a measure really in tho Interests of the whole nation, as was done during tho closing hours of the last session in the matter of tho President's request for support to protect our merchant marine." Senator Calder will return to Washington Tuesday night fcr the wind up of the session called last week to pass the cloture rule and take action on a number of President Wilson's nominations. The Senator expects that this session will adjourn about Thursday and will not assemblo again until the extra session convenes in the middle of April. "That Is likely to be a long session," Mr. Calder said. "Predictions havo been mado at Washington that It will last until the miminvr of 1018, or fur aixteen months." 1 AMERICAN ABOARD CREAM FOR CATARRH OPENS UP NOSTRILS Tells How To Get Quick Relief from Head-Colds. It's (splendid 1 In one minute your clogged nostrils will open, the air passages of your head will clear and vou can breathe freelv. j No more hawking, snuffling, blowing, neaaacne, dryness. io struggling for breath at night; your cold or catarrh will be gone. . .. Get a small, bottle of Ely's Cream Balm from your druggist now. Apply a little of this fragrant, antiseptic, healing cream in your nostrils. It penetrates through every air passage of the head, soothes the, inflamed or swollen mucous membrane and relief cornea instantly. It's just fine. Don't stay sruffed-'up with a cold or nasty catarrh Relief comes so quickly. Adv. LEAPS OFF E.D. SPAN 100 FEET TO DEATH Man Whose Body Lands at Foot of Williamsburg Bridge Is Unidentified, CRUSHED BEYOXD RECOGNITION Suicide Takes Place Before Eyes of Naval Militiamen, and Policeman. An unidentified man leaped from the Williamsburg Bridge at 6 o'clock last night to the foot of the cable anchorage at Wythe avenue and Dunham place, killing himself instantly. Ho was found on the pavement, his body crushed almost beyond recognition, by George Hendricks, a naval militiaman on guard at the anchorage. The suicide, it was later learned, had walked along the promenade probably from the Manhattan side, and had loitered about the shelter house above the anchorage for a few moments. He went into the shelter house and remained a few moments. Suddenly ho emerged and, darting suddenly around the stone structure,' ieaped on' the iron rail and plunged headfirst to the street, more than 100 feet below. Turning one somersault after another in. his fall, the man was seen hurtling through the air by Militiaman Hendricks. The latter was scarcely 50 feet away when the body struck the street on its side. Policeman Lloyd of the Bedford avenue station also Eaw the fall. In the hat worn by the suicide was the name "Stotenburg," and in the pocket of his coat were the initials, "J. D." In his pockets were also a few cents. He appeared to be a Pole or Lithuanian, probably a former sugar-house worker, whose misfortunes had proved too much for him. When Coroner Wagner arrived he ordered tho body removed to the Bedford. avenue station house. Dr. Fasch-man'of the Williamsburg Hospital pronounced the man dead and said he could not take away the body. The patrol wagon In the Bedford avenue station was out of order and could not be used; the patrols in the other stations were either in use or out of commission, and the wagon of the Gates avenue station, several miles away, had to be pressed into service. In the meantime the body, crushed and mangled as it was. lay on the sidewalk beneath the Williamsburg Bridge for a full hour. The dead man wore a cheap black sack suit, a gray striped shirt, gray socks and Waterproofed tail shoes. SCORED TEXAS' GOVERNOR Bank President in Letter Called Him "A Cowardly Cur." Austin, Texas March 10 A letter written by H. C. Poe, former president of the Temple State Bank to Governor James B. Ferguson, January 4, 1917, referring to tho Governor as a "cowardly cur" was read at today's session of the House Committee investigating charges aagainst the Governor. Poe, in the letter, accused Governor Ferguson of visiting tho Temple Bank while Poe was absent in New York and putting in two notes for $25,000 each, because the cashier did not "have the nerve to object." This, ho said, was a "rotten cowardly trick." Poe.'s letter said that the Governor had undertaken to "knock" him to two reservo banks and added: "You may have a few days to furnish an apology for your dirty, cowardly act. I am going to send to those banks statements of your affairs as related to this bank, so that they may know who is right or wrong." Governor Ferguson sat calmly while the letter was rend, MOTHER AND TWO DAUGHTERS CONVICTED IN ENGLAND OF PLOT TO KILL in u of VSJ (Photo Copyright, t'ndrvood and T.'ndprwood.)' Left to right: HhUIp Wheeldon, Winnie Mason and Mr. Wheeldon. mother and two ilatisntcr, found guilty of plotting to murder David Llojd George, ISrilltli Premier, and the lion. Arthur Henderson, member of the British. War Council, WOMEN CONVICTED OF ATTEMPT ON LIFE OF LLOYD GEORGE Mrs. Wheeldon, Her Daughter an J Son-in-Law Conspired to Kill Premier. ALL GET . TERMS IN PRISON. Mrs. Wheeldon, 10 Years Daughter, 5 Latter' s Husband, 7 An. other Daughter Acquitted. London, March 10 Mrs. Alice Wheeldon, her daughter, Mrs. Winifred 'Mason and the latler's husband, Alfred George Mason, were found guilty today of conspiracy to murder Premier Lloyd-George and Arthur Henderson, member of the war council. Miss Harriet Ann Wheeldon, another daughter of Mrs. Wheeldon, who also was tried on the same charge, was acquitted. Mrs. Wheeldon was sentenced to ten years penal servitude. A sentence of seven years was imposed upon Alfred Mason, while his wife was given five years penal servitude. Judge Low in summing up the case said that If the poison that figured in the case had been required for dogs, as had been claimed, it was unlikely that such particular poisons as the ones named would have been selected in such large quantity and with such secrecy and mystery. There was very slight evidence against Harriet Wheeldon, who appeared to know nothing of poisons, he said. Jury Out Only 20 Minutes. The Jury was out for consideration of its verdict for only twenty minutes. " Harriet Wheeldon was discharged from custody. Attorney Riza for the prisoners asserted in his argument that tho case was one of persecution instead of prosecution and contended that the accused were free citizens aim en. titled to use any language they liked. fc.ven if the accused were guilty of plotting against the lives of the ministers, he said, the obvious mnr. would have been to have the "silly people- interned. Mrs. Wheeldon was found guilty on all counts conspiring and soliciting to murder by. poison. Mr. and Mrs Mason werd fnnnrt ciiilt,, spiracy, but tho jury recommended mem in me mercy or tfle court because Of their vnurh Judge Low. addrpaotnn- Hr,.o TT.M,.i .no uuijusiuun or sentence, cum no couiu imagine no worse crime than the one with which sho was charged. He told Mason tho, K,,f tho jury's recommendation ho would nave imposed tne same sentence on nim as he gave .Mrs. Wheeldon. Regarding Mrs. Mason he said that doubtlessly her position was largely due to tha wickedness of her mother. Suffragists- Lloyd George's Friends, Mrs. Pankhurst Says. Mrs. Emmcline Pankhurst, the suffrage leader, hv nnrmlIrtn r.f r. Low, went to the witness box to con trovert tne statement alleged to have been mado hv Mrs whonMnn effect that suffragettes had spent 300 in an attempt to poison Premier Lloyd-George by driving a poisoned nail into his hoot. lUra Panbh,,,.! declared that such a statement was aosoiuteiy taise in every particular, adding: "The Women's Snplal anA rv.iui,..,i Union regards the Premier's life as of mo greatest value in tne present grave necessary, take great risks themselves iv pruiuui it irom uangcr. POULTRY PRICE TO RISE Shipments Being Held Up, Says Commissioner Hartigan. Sixty-three carloads of potatoes were received at Thirty-third street and Tenth avenue, Manhattan. The big potato market of the city yesterday, according to Commissioner of Weights and Measures Joseph 'Harti gan, each car contains 265 bags and each bag 165 pounds. They can be bought at from $7.75 to $8 a Pag. It is said that potatoes can be bought in this city cheaper than in Maine, where they are grown. According to Commissioner .Harti gan, there are indications that track buyers of live poultry are holding back cars of live poultry destined for this city and that in consequence tho price the coming week is likely to be 25 cents a pound wholesale. Mayor Mitchel's food supply committee last night sent out a communi cation to the Retail Grocers Association, asking the co-operation of that body in its work. PREMIER LLOYD GEORGE BY POISONING Fine Furniture and Rugs At Less Than Wholesale Pricet MODERN AND PERIOD FURNITURE In Suitci and Odd Piccti Larje Aiiortmcnt Fin Rugt it Prices Guirinlnd Lowest in Ike City. A VUit Will Pay Yo J. W. & W. H. REID Manufacturer' Sellinf Aent 19-21 WILLOUCHBY ST. Established 1841 GEN. GOMEZ LEADER OF CUBAN REVOLUTION General Jose Miguel Gomez, for. mcrly President of t'uha, and lender of the revolution, with his entire staff are prisoners. Tlioy arc incarcerated in Culm's Slate Prison on Principe Hill, Havana. General Gomez and his staff wore surprised and made prisoners by Colour) Collnxo nt the town of Pinedas. Santa Clara, in a 'iinttle in which more than 3,000 men were engaged. With Gomez, his son and many others prominent in the Gomez Government were captured. WILL NOT INTERFERE TO SAVE GEN. GOMEZ President Menocal Says He Will Not Aid Rebel Chief if Convicted. XO SIGN'S OP FOREIGN n.OT. Executive Declares HU Friendship for Vnitcd States and Its Head. Havana, March 10 President Menocal will not Interfere with the carrying out of the sentence imposed on former President Gomez, leader of the rebellion, if he Is convicted, ho said today in an interview given to foreign correspondents. Sentences which may ho passed on army officers Involved In the uprising also will be permitted to stand, he said. The President declared Cuba was a bad place for foreign intrigue against tho L'nitcd Stutes. Ho would make no statement with regard to the probable course of tho administration in the next four years. Elections will be held in Oriento Province, he said, when peace has been restored. He expressed the belief that this was Cuba's last rebellion, and spoke of his great friendship and admiration for the United States and President Wilson. Tho papers found when . General Gomez was capturted have not all been examined, but thus far no evidence has been discovered indicating that any foreign influences were at work in fomenting the rebellion. Washington. March 10 The Port of Santiago, Cuba, closed to navigation during the rebel occupation of the city, has been re-opened. Btate Department dispatches today said that ships were entering and departing, that the harbor had been swept and found free of mines, and that a Cuban warship was patrolling tho waters. The advices made no mention of further fighting on the outskirts of the city between rebels and Government troops. Officials assumed, in tho absence of more definite information, that the 500 American marines and bluejackets patroling the city to protect foreign life and property had not been drawn Into the fighting. As far as it could be learned here, however, the Government reinforcements reported to be approaching Santiago had not arrived, and the American forces still were nominally in control. -si V, HAD GOODS SMUGGLED FROM TEUTON RAIDER SIX ARRESTS MADE President of Philadelphia Wholesale Grocery Company Principal Person Accused. MACHINIST OFFICIAL IN NTT. Charged With Receiving Merchandise From Interned Prinz Eitcl and Hronprlnz Wilhclm. Philadelphia, March 10 Charged with "committing customs frauds against the United States" in receiving merchandise smuggled from the Interned German commerce raiders, Prince Eitel Friedrlch and Kronprinz Wilhelm, at the Philadelphia Navy Yard, Henry Rohner, president of the Henry Kohner Company, wholesale grocers of this city; Adelbert K. Fischer, president of the Schutte-Koerting Company, machinists, and his wife, Mrs. Helena Fischer, were held In $5,000 ball each for trial by United States Commissioner Kdmunds hers today. Floyd Williams, a chauffeur, and Berthold Fichelis, a helper, employees of Rohner, were held in their own recognizance as witnesses. 'A sergeant of marines, who had been detailed to guard the gates at the Navy Yard, is said to be under arrest there in connection with the alleged smuggling, and other arrests are expected. Federal otficials tonight would neither deny a report that munitions had been smuggled into the yard and placed aboard the two interned vessels in exchange for certain articles sent cut from the ships. These articles, according to affidavits sworn to by Frank Garbarino, head of the Philadelphia Bureau of Investigation of the Pepartment of Justice, and on which Commissioner Edmunds Issued warrants for the arrest of Rohner and Mr. and Mrs. Fischer, Included nineteen chronometers valued at several thousand dollars. Government agents would not disclose whether the articles were sent out of the yard in a business barter for grocery supplies from the Rohner conoern or Whether Rohner merely provided transportation for Fischer to remove certain articles. The authorities are reticent In making public at this time all the facta in the case. Rohner and Fischer waived a hearing for trial at the June term of the Federal Court and a surety company furnished a bond for their appearance. Mrs. Fischer, because of Illness, could not be brought before the Commissioner, and a hearing In her case was also waived. Beyond asserting his innocence of any wrongdoing, Rohner, on advloe of counsel, would make no statement, although he had announced his Intention of so doing prior to the hearing, when ho was closeted for more than an hour with Commissioner Edmunds, Garbarino and other agents of the Department of Justice. Fichelis, who was a helper to Williams, said he and Williams had been accustomed to make about three trips a week to the Navy Yard for several weeks to deliver goods from the Rohner concern. He asserted that neither he nor Williams knew the contents of the many boxes taken from the interned ships and hauled away on a motor truck belonging to the Rohner place. Chicago, March 10 Fritz Wulf, a German, whose home 1b said to be in Philadelphia, was taken in custody by agents of the Federal Department of Justice here today. Officials declined to divulge the charge upon which Wulf was held. Wulf was employed as a clerk. He was questioned at length by Federal otficials. While no warrant was issued for him, he remained In custody pending further investigation. It was rumored ho is suspected of having been on of the crew of an interned German vessel. YENDOR EUCHRE CLUB REUNION. Marks Flrty-elghth Birthday of Frank W. WaJson. A reunion of the Vendor Euchre Club, an old Eastern District organization, was held Friday night at the homo of Frank W. Wilson, at 409 East Twenty-sixth street, on the occasion of Mr. Wilson's fifty-eighth birthday. There were twenty-seven persons present. Chester Spalding and Miss Annie Pearson were the first prize winners, and Harry Pearson and Mrs. Chester Spalding won the second prizes. Those present Included Mr. and Mrs. Richard Hill, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Douglass, Mr. and Mrs. Harry-Pearson, Mrs. Reuben Hill, Miss Edith Wilson, Mr. and Mrs. Chester Spalding, Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Stevenson. Mr. and Mrs. Orion B. White, Mrs. Elizabeth White, Mis Grace U White, Miss Carrie M. S. Hill, Miss Julia Spalding, Miss Annie Pearson, Fred Smith, Edwin B. Wilson, Mr. and Mrs. Frank W. Wilson, and Philip Wheeler, Mr. and Mrs. Richmond Cobb. A letter was sent to Mr. and Mrs. Frederick P. Fowler, the only members of the club not present. FLOWER SHOW TO OPEN Thousands of Rare Plants at Grand Central Palace. Thousands of rare plants in bloom, gorgeous cut flowers, beautiful foliage, bushes and all sorts of accessories pertaining to gardening will bo displayed at tho fifth Internationa! Flower Show In tho Grand Central Talace, Manhattan, which opens next Thursday, March 15. Surpassing all of its predessors in magnitude and variety of exhibits, thlB exposition, the most beautiful of all industrial shows, will remain open dally until March 22, Sunday included, the hours being from 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m Wonderful exotic and other flowering plants from such extreme and remote parts of tho world as Alaska, Cape Horn, Kams-chatka and the high plateaus of Thibet will be seen by the thousands of visitors daily. Orchids whose habitat is the wild jungle lands of South America and darkest Africa and remarkable collections of rare cactil from the deserts of our own land, will contrast their brilliant colorings and strange forms with the more familiar types of the civilized garden plants of our own section of the country. Lilies by the thousand will bo considered not only by tho judges who will award prizes of cash and plate in tho competitive classes, but ulso by tho general public visiting the display. There is no less than $16,000 offered In cash prizes to be divided among various classes of plants, and thousands of dollars worth of trophies, cups, silver plate and ribbons to be awarded as well the cash going to professional growers and the other prizes to amateurs. I . i PANIEt. SMITH, ) yl' old. dronpM ! dead t tfco horn of his hrphrw. (ior4 I Taber, t Hab Harbor, T., I., Frklay aft- frnoon. Ha waa a nativa of Saif Harbor, ami j a aon of a man prominent in whallnir tlmcn. 11 ifs a member of tha MethotllM t'hurcli. Tha funaral aervla will be h-ld toiay with iftwaifot in 0kHn4 Ctn)turj', ' LESS MOT IF Take a glass of Salts to flush Kidneys if Bladder bothers you. Eating meat regularly eventually produces kidney trouble in ome form or other, savt a u-ell-known authority, be cause the uric acid in meat excites the kidneys, they become overworked; get sluggish; clog up and cause all sorts of distress, particularly backache and misery in the kidney region; rheumatic twinges, severe headaches," acid stom- ." ach, constipation, torpid liver, sleerf-. lessness, bladder and urinary irritation. The moment your back hurts or kidneys aren't acting right, or if bladder hntlirc vnu net aSnnt fnnr niinre of Jad Salts from any good pharmacy; lane a taoicspoontui in a giass o: water before breakfast for a few days and your kidneys will then act fine. This famous salts is made from the acid of grapes and lemon juice, combined with lithia, and has been useJ for generations to flush clogged kidneys and stimulate them to normal activity; also to neutralize the acids in the urine so it no longer irritates, thus ending bladder disorders. Jad Salts cannot injure any one; makes a delightful effervescent lithia-water drink which millions of men and u-nmn lalrr nnw and fhin fn keeo the . - ..- ...... r kidneys and urinary organs clean, thur. avoiding serious Kidney disease. Aav. ADRIATIC ARRIVES WITH SURVIVORS OF NUMEROUS WRECKS Big Liner Equipped With Smoke Device to Frustrate U-Boats. The White Star Line steamship Adriatic, which left Liverpool March 1, arrived In New Tork yesterday with 278 passengers. Officers of the ship said the German submarine zone was crossed without unusual incident. Nothing resembling a submarine was sighted during the voyage, but a 6-inch gun mounted on the stern of the ship and manned by experienced naval gunners was kept ready constantly for instant use. It was not left unmanned for a moment until the ship was well -within American territorial -waters. Before leavint port the Adriatic also was equipped with devices to shroud the ship in smoke in case of danger. The ship did not carry Dr. Henry Van Dyke, former United States Minister to the Netherlands, despite a report to this effect. Among the steerage passengers were sixty-five seamen and horsemen, many of the latter Americans, from numerous torpedoed and wrecked vessels and from ships purchased here and taken over to trade on the other side of the Atlantic. Fome of the men were from the Leyland liner Leyslan, which went ashore in a fog on the South Wales coast February 24, with a cargo of horses and grain from Newport News, and afterward broke up. Captain H. Takashlma. master of the Japanese steamship Chinto Maru. torpedoed and sunk January 4 when 200 miles oft Gibraltar also was on board. Captain Takashima is returning to Japan. It was announced on board the Adriatic when she arrived In the harbor that the British Admiralty Intended on her next trip to mount a forward gun in addition to her gun at stern for offensive as well as defensive operation. Particularly noticeable was the fact that the Adriatic had not disguised herself with . gray war paint, but came into port with the ordinary colors used in general passenger traffic of that line prior to the war black hull, white superstructure and yellow funnels. Mrs. Vernon Castle, actress, returned after a visit to her husband, who is an aviator in the British flying Corps. He was on three weeks leave in London from service at the French front, and. according to Mrs. Castle, wore on his left breast the Croix De Guerre, conferred by France for valor in action. Clifford Carver, a former secretary to Colonel Edward M. House, returned. He had been to Europe on n . proposition from the universities In the United States to confer with European universities, offering from this country tho gift of 5, 000, 000, subscribed by American universities for the restoration of the University of Louvain. which was destroyed by tho Germans. PLAN TO GREET WADSWORTH Republicans to Have "BigNight" at Tuesday's Meeting. The local Republicans arc preparing a "big night" for Senator Wadsworth when he comes to Brooklyn Tuesday to address the County Committee. Tho meeting is to be held In Kismet Temple the Republicans selecting one of tho largest audience halls in the borough for him to deliver his speech. A musical program, Including selections by a brass band of the First Regiment. Infantry, V. B. B. A., and a glee cluh, has been provided, and the Senator will bo entertained at dinner early In the evening at the Crescent Cluh by-Deputy State Controller William Boardman. HOLLAND-AMERICAN LINE NOT RESUMING SERVICE Rotterdam, March 10 (via London. 3:52 p.m.) No arrangements have been made for resumption of service by the Holland-America line. A representative of the company said today that no decision had been reached, consequent on the notification of the. German Government to Holland thav after March 16 absolute safety would bo assured for shipping through tho North Sea Channel west of Denmark, through which Transatlantic trallio would be required to pass. EAGLE'S PRICE UNCHANGED The wholesale price of The Brooklyn Daily and Sunday Eagle has not been increased. Any advance in price to the reader it unwarranted.

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