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RED CLOUD, NEBRASKA, CHIEF
GERMANS CAPTURE TRENCHES
NEAR VERDUN AFTER TER.
PARIS REPORTS HEAVY LOSS
Teutont Are Now Within Three nnd
One.Half Miles of City Proper Take
First Line Trenches and Thlaumont
Paris, .1 1 1 1 1 o J(I. The Cermaiw nro
nearer Verdun I linn they have been lit
nny time since tin rnt drive for tin
fortress started months ago.
Terrific lighting to tliii northeast of
tlio city on Friday gave them posses
Hon of tlu llrt Ihii' trenches of the
I'iciicIi lu-twci'ii the hills HIM) mill 'MX.
rin'.V iiImi captured tlio Tlilniiiiiotit
work. Tlio iittack curried then) i tlio
village of Floury, which In only a Mi
tulles from tlic city proper, hut n eouu-tor-attack
forced them to give sonic
ground there. Tho olllclal sliitcinent
refers to tho (icriiiiin losses lis "cnor
lnOllS." Following Is the text of the olllclul
statement Issued hy tin; ministry of
"On the right lunik of the Mouse, i
following violent urtlllery preparations
Inst night, the (!ermnns iiiiulu u series
of nltiH'Ics on u largo scale on tho
front of Hill U'Jl to tlio oust of tlio
Deinloiip Imttery. AttucUs with heavy
explosives followed cacti other with
extreme stubbornness, notwithstand
ing tho enormous losses which our lire
Inlllctcd on tho enemy.
'Hot ween Hill 1121 and Hill SJ'JO tho
(lermiins succeeded In currying our
llrst lino trenches and tho Thluumont
"A powerful (Jennim nttiick, which
has reached us far as the village of
Kleury, was repulsed hy n violent counter-attack.
"Attacks directed on the woods of
Vimx, Chapltre, Fiimln and Chonols
and on tho l)einloup Imttery were
broken hy our llro and completely re
pulsed." Tho (lermans also have launched n
Heavy attack In the Champagne dis
trict. Three violent assaults on tlio
Krone!) trendies In tho region of Mont
Tetu were repulsed, according to tlio
Horlln, Juno 20. Tho text of Fri
day's statement dealing with opera
tions on tho western front follows:
"Knst of Ypres an attempted enemy
"Three attacks by tho French
against trenches we had taken west of
Kort Vaux were repelled. Here since
tlio "1st of June we have taken 'J I olll
cors and -100 men prisoners."
RUSH GERMANS TO EAST
Troops Shifted Firom French and Ital
ian Fronts to Fight tho
Petrogrnd. Juno 'JO. That tlio cen
tral powers are hurrying troops from
the French and Italian fronts In mi
effort to stop the Russian dash
through Hukowinu ami for tlio passes
of the Carpathians Is Indicated In dis
patches from the scene of action.
Tho war otllco announced the cap
ture of three villages west of Hadautz,
:) miles south of Czernowltz. Eight
hundred prisoners were taken. Tho
villages aro Guraliumora, Strnlzla and
The Russians also have taken Vis
nltz, on the border between Gallcla
and Hukowlnn, H5 miles southwest of
Berlin, via London, June "I. Con
tinued progress for General von Lin
slugcn's forces in lighting west nnd
southwest of Lutsk, despite repeated
counter-attacks by the Russians, was
announced by the war otllco. Russian
attacks In the direction of Hrody were
NO SHIP FOR AMERICANS
Refugees Crowd Vera Cruz Awaiting
Opportunity to Leave Mexican
Port Many on Warship.
Vera Cruz, Juno 24. Vera Cruz Is
filled with refugee Americans nwnlt
lag opportunity to leave for the
United States. Every train arriving
here brings from M) to UK) men, wom
en and children, who expect to embark
on board trnnsportHjmt no steamships
arrived, with the result that the hotels
nnd rooming houses uru tilled with
Many are quartered on hoard the
bnttleslilp Nebraska, where they are
awaiting transfer to the llrst nvall
A special train of ten box cars, car
rying from 500 to 000 refugees, was
expected hero during the night. As
nil available rooming space Is occu
pied, iiiauy of these persons will be
compelled to wnlk the streets.
Dies as Martyr to Disease.
Kansas City, Mo., Juno ill!. Dr.
Paul Pnquln, city health director, died
hero trom tubercular meningitis. Ho
became paralyzed and partly blind
from the disease to overcome which ho
hud devoted his life.
Harvard Wins Boat Race.
New London. Conn., Juno "i!. Crlin
mm oarsmen swept tlio course on the
Thames river In the first two races
of the annual Vale-Harvard regatta.
Harvard took both the freshmen eight
nud varsity Junior eight races haudlly.
SCENE OF FIRST BATTLE IN MEXICO
acmita y T? ? TATES V ft U
1 Detachment of American cavalry iiiuhushed by .Mexicans at Cnrii.al
while on way to Villa Ahumada, bloody light resulting. 'J llouto tukeu
by tlio scouting party from Colonla Dublan. AA General Pershing's col
umn and lino of communication.
ASKS TWO WARSHIPS
WILSON WANTS TWO DREAD
NAUGHTS AND SIX CRUISERS.
Secretary Daniels Requests More Men
to Give All Vessels Full
Washington, June 2'J. President
Wilson wants a bigger battleship
building program authorized hy tlio
present session of congress than that
provided In the house navy bill which
Is now In the senate committee on
At a conference with Secretary Dan
iels and Senators Tillman and Swan
sou lie Indicated ho would approve a
program of eight capital ships, two
dreailnaughts and six battle cruisers.
The house bill provides for live bat
tle cruisers mid no dreadmiughts.
The three additional ships would add
at least ifOO.OOO.OOO to the heavy navy
Senators Tillman and Swanson
agree with the president and tho
senate committee is certain to add
at least two dreadmiughts to the
housu program. It is believed the
house committee on naval affairs
and the house Itself, In view of pres
ent conditions, will agree to the en
Following the conference with tho
president and Secretary Daniels,
Senator Tillman, chairman of the
naval affairs committee, held a meet
ing of his committee and the navy
bill was referred to a subcommittee
consisting of Senators Tillman, Swan
son and Lodge, all big-navy men, for
consideration and a report to the
general committee. This subcommit
tee Is expected to get the hill out with
The senate committee also ap
proved the house bill authorizing
contractors who are building ileet
submarines to turn them out with a
maximum speed of 11) Instead of SIl)
knots an hour.
Secretary Daniels, backed by the ad
ministration, urged congress to author
ize a sulllclent Increase In the enlisted
personnel of tlio navy to permit the
inanntng of every war vessel now In
reserve or out of commission.
GERMANS HALT RUSS DRIVE
Teutons Check Line North of Lutsk,
But Slavs Continue Advance
London, June 1!U. The Russian
drive westward from Volhynla and
northward from Czernowltz swept the
Austrlans farther back, crossed the
Soreth river at several points and
brought new peril to Lemberg with the
capture of three titles on tho way to
the Gallelan capital.
(illboka, Zadova and Stroglnetz fell
before the Russian hosts, but north
ward from Lutiri; the Russluns suf
fered the llrst serious setback of the
Thu defeat of tho Russ came at the
hands of the Germans. The German
successes wero won between the Ko-vol-Lutsk
railroad and the Turin
German Generals Removed.
London, Juno 'JO. A report that
(lonornl von Falkonhnyn and Field
Marshal Conrad von lloetzendorf have
been removed from their posts as
chiefs of the licrmnu and Austrian
general staffs was received here.
British Seize Steamer.
Amsterdam, Juno I'd. it was an
nounced hero that the small steamer
Pax, carrying -KH) tuns of rice and HO
cases of cocoa, hint been seized by a
Urltlsh warship on the ground her car
go was destined for Germany.
PUSH GERMANS BACK
REPULSED BY RUSSIANS ON, THE
Kaiser Rushes Six Divisions to Aid
Austrian Czar Takes 174,484
Petrogrnd, June 'Si. The war olllci
announced on Wednesday that tin
number of men captured by the Rus
sians In the offensive In Volhynla and
Gallcla tip to Thursday of last week
The olllclal nnnouncement says thnl
In u severe engagement on the Stok
hod river German troops which uindt
an attack In massed formation wort
repulsed and took to (light.
Loudon, June IK!. Six Germun divi
sions l'JO.OOO men have been hur
ried eastward to chock the Russian of
fensive bearing down upon Lemberg,
Geneva dispatches reported.
Two German divisions are en route
to thu Ltitsk-Kovel front. Four Ger
man divisions are being rushed Into
action on the iiU-mllu front from Hrody
southward to a point east of Przeiuys
luny. Horlln. Juno J2. Russian Torees
which crossed the Styr river west ol
Kolkl were driven back by u cothitor
attack, thu olllclal statement of the
war olllco announces.
"Near Gruzlatyn the Russians lost
about 1,000 men who wore made pris
oner. We are also advancing south
of the Turlna.
"With tlio Austrian rear guard close
ly engaging them, the Russians have
crossed the River Soreth, the Austro
Hungarian war olllco announced In Its
report of June "0."
HOUSE CONVICTS MARSHALL
New York District Attorney Will Be
Sentenced Today for Criticiz
Washington,, June 22. Tho house
by a voto of 208 to 85 on Thursday
found District Attorney II. Snowdon
Marshall of New York guilty of con
tempt of the house of representatives
because of Marshall's criticism of a
subcommittee of the Judiciary commit
tee appointed to Investigate Impeach
ment procedlugs against him.
Speaker Clark will Issue u warrant
today for Marshall's arrest, and ho
will bo brought before the bar of tho
house to receive such punishment as
the house shall direct.
The case grew out of the neutrality
Investigations conducted by Marshall.
NOTED GERMAN AIRMAN SLAIN
Lieutenant Immelmann Killed, Dls
Patch From Berlin Says De
stroyed 15 Enemy Aeroplanes.
London, Juno 2.'!. A Horlln dispatch
to the Copenhagen correspondent of
tho Loudon Telegraph states that Lieu
tenant Itiiuieliuiiuii, the daring aviator
who on the 17th of May brought down
his fifteenth aeroplane, was killed
while recnnnolterlng on the western
front on Tuesday,
Professor Hoxle Kills Himself.
Chicago, Juno '-'I. Hubert F. Hoxlo,
profi'siur of political economy at the
University of Chicago, killed hlinscH
In his home hy cutting his throat. Con
tinued Illness is said to have been the
cause of Professor Hoxle'ti net.
Greece Yields to Entente.
Athens. June -M. (ireeco has ac
cepted demands made by tho entente
powers. This decision was couimunl.
fitted to the French legation by M
.alinls, to whom the formation of n
now cabinet has been Intrusted.
CAPITAL CITY CHOSEN A8 THE
TO HOLD INSTRUCTION SCHOOL
Items of General Interest Gathered
from Reliable Sources Around
the State House.
Western Newipapcr Union News Sarvlc.
Lincoln has hecn solcctcd by tlio
war department ns the point of mobili
zation of two regiments one signal
corps and ono field hospital of tlio
Nebraska national guard, and Gov
ernor Morchoad has Issued orders for
tho troops to go Into camp at once.
Two companies and two detach
ments of sanitary iroopn have been or
dered to the armory nt iho state fair
grounds to prepare the camp for tlio
other companies that will follow.
Adjutant General Hall lias ordered
all companies when called in to Lin
coln to obtain transportation at the
local railroad ticket o Ilk us, on tho
state's credit, limited tlino making
this necessary. Recruiting is pro
ceeding rapidly, being aided much by
support of business llntu in several
To Open School of Instruction.
While the troops aro being equipped
preparatory to muster, the olllcers and
men will bo given Instructions. In
somo respects the camp may be
considered a school of Instruction,
and if tho soldiers do not get to leave
tlio state, they will hnvo the benefit
of such a school.
An outline of tho first two weeks
Instruction at the mobilization camp
has been prepared by Lieutenant P. G.
Wrlghtson, of tho United StatCB
army, who has held conferences with
Colonels Paul and Eherly. Tho In
struction will inoluflo lectures on pros-
Drvatlon of health In camp, rifle work,
heavy drills nnd discussion of Infan
try attack under fire.
Officers will be given instruction In
tho Spanish language and all militia
men will hear talks on relations of the
United States with Mexico.
Lieutenant Wrightson's program Is
merely a tentative one, ho says, sub
feet to change by any regulnr army
officer placed permanently In dlreo
tlon of tho camp instruction.
New Course at State University.
A course, lending to the degree ot
bachelor of arts in music will bo
offered by tho state university, com
mencing with tho new semester in Sep
ember. The announcement of tho new
addition to the university curriculum,
ind of tho appointment of Icnbbl Jacob
Singer of Lincoln ns assistant profes
sor of tho theory nnd history of music,
Is mado by Prof. Paul H. Grummann,
'lead of tho Department of Fine Arts,
ander whoso direction tho work will
oo given. The new courso will make
,t posslblo for university students to
set instruction In Instrumental and
rocal music from accredited teachers
In tho city, nnd nt the snmo time get
university credits thnf will lead to tho
A. B. degreo.
Special Police During the Camp.
Commissioner Wright of the Lincoln
Jcpartmont of public safety is taking
ao chnnces nnd will order extra polico
or city patrol during tho national
guard mobilization. In splto of all
efforts nn undesirnblo clement always
follows the troops nnd, profiting by
Iho experience eighteen years ago, the
city is going to bo prepared. No more
Hcenso will bo granted at this tlmo
than at any other and Mr. Wright
contemplates no trouble. Tho men
themselves are generally well behaved
and tho polico will bo instructed to
watch carefully for tho hangers on
and floaters who make tho fair grounds
A bulletin giving general Informa
tion on tho coming statewide celebra
tions of Nebraska's soml-centennlal of
statehood, in 191G and 1917, Is being
printed for tho stnto superintendent's
office nnd will soon be ready for dis
tribution. "Prosperity nnd culture" Is
tho slogan which adorns the title page,
along with a cover design showing In
pictures tho progress of the state from
tho tlmo when buffalo and Indians
roamed Its plains to the present day of
automobiles, skyscrapers and paved
Adjutant General Hall says that tho
formal order Issued at Washington for
tho Nebraska national guard to assom
bio at Lincoln was In pursuanco of
plans mado htreo years ngo. "Since
thnt plan was mado," ho said, "tho gov
ernment has provided camp grounds
and a rlflo rango nt Ashland. In ense
tho men aro to bo kept in camp for nny
length ot tlmo they wll! probably bo
ordered to nssemblo there. If thoy aro
to meet for almost Immediate dopar
turo for tho south, tho call for assem
bling at Lincoln will stand.
Plans nro bolng laid for a monster
mass meeting of rurnl school patrons
in connection with tho stato fair,
Wednesdny und Thursday, September
6 and 7. Tho forenoon meetings will
bo devoted to conferences, committee
reports and general details. At 3
o'clock each afternoon nn open moot
ing will ho hold In tho auditorium at
tho stnto fair grounds at which ad
drossos bearing on rural school im
provement will bo given by thoso who
can speak authorltatlvoly on tho sub-
DOND ISSUE INVALID.
State Auditor Dcclnlcs to Register
Those of Douglas County.
State Auditor Smith has declined to
register $1,700,000 of road Improve
ment bonds, which were voted Hpon
n Douglas county at the recent state
orlmary election, nnd which failed to
ccelvo a majority of all votes cast at
(he election, ns required by tho state
A proposition wns submitted for $1,
fiOO.OOO of road paving bonds. They
H-celved 13,316 votes, to 13,002 against,
There was also u proposed Issue of
5200,000 road grading bonds, on which
tho voto wns 13,710 for and 12,693
The total number of votes cast nt
tho primary election In Douglns county
was 29,574, and It required 14.7SS tc
secure a legal majority, As nelthc
proposition rami) within 1.000 votes
of this number, Auditor Smith rules
that they have both lost and that the
bonds aro not legally adopted.
He Is supported lu this view by an
opinion of Attorney General Reed.
General Colby Tenders Services.
General L. W. Colby, of Beatrice,
has tendered his services to Governor
Morehcnd In case war Is declared.
Ho served ns a soldier In the civil
war, in tlio Sioux Indian war of 1890
91, nnd the Spnnlsh-Amerlcan wnr of
1898-99. He was commissioned , a
first lletitennnt, captain and colonel of
the national gunrd. Ho wns seven
years a colonel, nine years a briga
dier general and two years ndjutant
gcnernl of the military forces of Ne
braska. Ho hns been in command of
n brigade, a division and an army
corps, was commissioned a brigadier
general by President McKinley nnd
Is now a member of the nntlonnl
gunrd, on tho retired list as a briga
Tho executive committee of the Ne
braska dry federation has filed in ills
trict court a petition to change the
wording on the ballot for the dry
amendment to the constitution ns pro
posed by Attorney General Reed, and
to substitute n title which It declares to
bo moro fair. Alleging that the title
of the ballot as given by Reed will
havo n tendency to prejudice voters
ngninst the amendment, the committee
proposes a title that will Include tho
exact wording of tho proposed addi
tion, nnd asks the court to order Its
adoption, or ono that tho court ItscW
will draw up.
Early Shooting Season Permitted
Federal game regulations nnd hunt
ing restrictions in this territory have
been changed so as to permit an early
spring season of thirty days for shoot
ing ducks, geese and other wntcrfowl
hereafter. Notice to this effect has
just been received by Chief Gamo
Tho old regulations made the closed
benson run from December 21 to Sep
tember 5, inclusive, thus prohibiting
any spring shooting whatever. Now
the bars nro let down to hunters from
February 9 to March 10, inclusive. To
offset this, one month and fifteen days
nro taken from tho open season In tho
fall, which will run In future from
September 10 to November 15, inclu
sive. It will bo lawful hereafter to
shoot wntcrfowl from the banks of tho
Missouri river north of Nebraska City,
during tho open sensons. This has
been prohibited by tho federal govern
ment up to tho present time.
After being heard throo times in tho
Nebraska supremo court on appeals
taken from previous trials in the lower
courts, tho celebrated suit of tho Homo
Savings bank of Fromont against A. C.
Shnllonbergor of Alma, hns been final
ly decided by tho high tribunal in
favor of tho bank. Tho decision holds
that Shallenberger must pay a noto
for $830 given in 1902, on which his
name appeared as guarantor for W. P.
Summers, to whom he had sold some
It Asked to Protect Mexicans.
Governor Morehead has been ap
pealed to by tho Mexican consul at
Kansas City, representing the Car
ranza government, to see that Mexi
cans In this stato who conduct them
solves peaceably aro protected from
mistreatment. It is said that there
aro many Moxlcans employed hero In
rnllroad' construction and in tho sugar
beet fields. Tho governor does not be
llovo thnt there will bo any disposition
to Ill-treat any subject of tho southern
republic who conducts himself proper
ly. Nebraska militiamen aro not re
quired to go Into Mexican territory un
der their present oaths. This wne
announced at tho office of the adju
tant general, where n large supply ol
federal standnrd oaths which require
them to servo "wherever tho presi
dent or governor direct," Is on hnnd.
It was thought by tho adjutant gen
ercnl's olllco that tho old oaths ro
quired such sorvlco, but federal offi
cers ndvlsod thoy did not "do so.
Therefore, under tho present oaths
tho militiamen, if sent south, enn ro
fuso to go farthor than tho border.
For sovernl years past tho elevator
manngers havo experienced consider
nhlo troublo from ryo mixed with n
larsco nart of tho wheat marketed.
Wheat, which, If unmixed, would grade
high, Is lowered In vnluo to tho miller
by a small por cent of ryo or barley.
In order that tho farmer may market
wheat unmixed with other grains it if
necessary that he sow unmixed seed
According to tho Nebraska college ot
agrlculturo ono of the best methods
by which n farmer may securo' good
soed is to pull out the- ryo growing In
a small part ot tho field and cut and
Medicine Which Made Stir
geon's Work Unnecessary.
Astoria, N. Y. "For two years I
was feeling ill and took all kinds of
tonics, l was gct
ingworso every day.
I had chills.my head
would ache. I was
always tired. I could
not walk straight
because of the pain
in my back nnd 1 had
pains In my stom
ach. I went to &
doctor and ho caid I
must co under an
operation, but! did
I not go. I read in
tho tianer about
Lydln E. Pinkham's Vcgetnblo Com
pound and told my husband about it I
oaid I know nothing will help me but I
will try this.' I found myself improv
ing from tho very first bottle, nnd in two
weeks timo I was ablo to sit down and
cnt a hearty breakfast with my hus
band, which I had not dono for two years.
I am now in tho best of health nnd
did not have tho operation." Mrs.
JoiiN A. Kohnig, 502 Flushing Avenue,
Astoria, N. Y.
Every ono dreads tho surgeon's knlfo
and tho operating table. Sometimes
nothing elso will do; but many times
doctors say they, oro necessary when
they aro not Letter after letter comes
to the Pinkhnm Laboratory, telling how
operations wero advised and wero not
performed: or.if performcd.did no good,
but Lydia E.Pinkhnm's Vegetable Com
poundwes used and good hculth followed,
If you want advice write to
Lydia 13. Pinkliam MciHoino Co
(confidential), Lynn, Alass.
LOOKED ON IT AS "SLAM
Poet Found Reflection on His Writ
ings In Picture Put on Exhibition
Tearing nlong the street, my frlcnil
M , who Is but n little-known poet
end novel writer, encountered mo with
Hashing eyes and threatening mien.
I stopped III in and asked. "Whatever
Is the matter?"
"Tlio mutter Is,' lie rejoined furious
ly, "that I n going to his house to
punch his head."
"Why, that scoundrel's tho painter
J . Owing to a personal grudgo
against me, ho hns made mo ridiculous
in tho fnco of the world."
"How Is that?"
"Why, I Just came from the per
manent exhibition of paintings. He
lms exhibited a picture there cnllec!
'The Allegory of Sleep.' A man Is
In and armchair with his head inclin
ing on Ills breast and Ills arms droop
ing, lie is sleeping profoundly, nnd
holds, clasped In his right hand, a half
opened book the last volume of my
poems with my portrait appearing or
tho cover 1"
"Do you think wo need n new
"What's the matter wtlh the
"Nobody seems to remember
words. Now, If wo had n song nil the
vaudeville artists would sing, we
couldn't help learning It."
"It's n sliaino wo don't get moro
work out of our city officials. Some
thing ought to bo dono about It."
"It wouldn't be a had Idea to movo
tho city hall nearer' to tho.basebnll
grounds. Then tho olllco holders
wouldn't waste so much time getting
up there and back."
The New Style.
"This convict complains thnt
wns railroaded to state prison."
"I suppose he thought they ought
to take til in there in nn automobile."
In this Matter
one is either with the winners
or with the losers.
It's largely a question of
right eating right food. For
sound health one must cut out
rich, indigestible foods and
choose those that are known
to contain the elements that
build sturdy bodies and keen
is a wonderfully balanced
food, made from whole wheat
and barley. It contains all the
nutriment of the grain, includ
ing the mineral phosphates,
indispensable in Nature's plan
for body and brain rebuilding.
Grape-Nuts is a concen
trated food, easy to digest.
It is economical, has delicious
flavor, comes ready to eat,
and has helped thousands in
the winning class.
"There's a Reason"
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