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VOL. XI .IV XO. tfl2.
On Trains l at
Total Mews Steads, So
Farm West of the City is Leased
and Will Be the Chief Station
1 of the Weather Bureau
in United States.
Prof. Maryin, Head of the Weather
Bureau, Makes the Announce
ment While Here.
While it is noV generally known, !
it In a fact that Omaha is shortly to
become the chief station of the
leather bureau service. For many
years Fort Weather, Virginia, a stiort
distance out from Washington, has
been the point from which the im
portant data relative to weather and
meteorological information has been
sent out.
Some months ago it was decided
to abandbn the station at Fort
Weather, and in casting about for a
location for a new station the Agri
cultural officials, after getting the
iewa of experts, decided upon
Omaha, or, rather, a point in Douglas
county, as the one offering superior
advantages and conveniences for ob
serving the weather of the United
The important points a to the securing
of djta having; been determined, quietly
and without any flourish of trumpets, the
Department of Agriculture, for the
Weather department, took a long time
leam on forty acrei of the Drexel farm,
four and one-half miles northeast of
Elkhorn and at once commenced the in
stallation of the Equipment for carrying
-on observations on a clgantio scale.
Marrla Inspects Plaat.
In order to make a personal examina
tion and ascertain the progress of the
work being done- at the Drexel farm,
Charles F. Mtervln, chief offloer of the
weather bureau spent Tuesday night
there and in the morning came to Omaha.
Tfhere ha remained until evening, whan
he continued his Journey eastward,
reaching Washington next week.
Prof. Marvin has been out from the
Washington headquarters of the Weather
bureau several weeks and on the trip
has visited most of the weather bureau
stattoas in the oounttr west of the Mis
sissippi river. Upon his arrival from the
Drexel station he held a lengthy can
ferenoe vita Jjocal Forscsatsr Welsh of
the OmsTba weather Bureau" and at neon
was the guest of the Commercial club at
luncheon, there meetttur a large number
of the business men of the (Sty. Relative
to the Drexel farm station. Prof. Marvin
Balldlna Being Greeted.
"We expect to have the new station In
complete operation before winter. Build
ings are being erected and we are pre
paring for the installation of equipment
to make official observations. This sta
tion will work in conjunction with the
government's balloon station at Fort
Omaha, the two combined forming the
most Important observation station in the
"At the Drexel station observations will
be made with kites. They will be of the '
box kind, flown with very fine wire.
They will be able to reach an altitude of
one to two miles. Inside of each kite
there wITT be the self-registering Instru
ments to tske the velocity of the wind.
(Continued on Page Two Column Three)
Suifragists Pay
Taxes Under Protest
"MEW TORK, June !. Many women
suffragists who have forwarded checks
to the city treasury In payment of taxes
have inclosed with their checks protests
nh the historic ground that "taxation
without representation Is tyranny." Some
of the suffragists have made use of a
sample form of protest issued by the Na
tional Woman Suffrage' association,
which reads:
This tax la paid under protest by a
woman taxpayer. If the government takes
the taxes of women It should give them
the vote."
The Weather.
Forecast till 7 p. m. Thursday:
For Omaha. Council r.luffs and Vicinity
Partly cloudy, cooler.
Teaaswratares at Omaks Yesterdar
.... 63
.... 42
.... 64
.... H
.... 65
5 a. m
8 a. m
T a. m.
8 a. ra..
a. m
10 a. m
11 a. m
U m
1 p. m
JP- m
p. in...
p. m...
S p. ra
p ra
7 p. in
8 p. m
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t "aratlre Local Record.
.... IMS. 1H14. 1W2
iiignest yesterday.... .. 71
Lowest yesterday tQ
71 8fi 71
!? S ?
Mean temrjeratura tn m b ru
Tree ipltation 04 .13 .110 dl
Temperaturo and precipitation denar.
turee from the normal:
Normal temperature 72
Ieflcleacv for the iiy ;
Total deficiency since March 1 7J
Normal precipitation 17 Inch
Ief1cieney for the dav 13 Inch
Total rainfall since March 1..S.75 inches
I'eficlency rime -March 1 1. MS inches
Excess for cor ei Ion. 1AU. .. .1.48 inches
Excess for cor. period 1113 S6 Inch
Reports frosa llatlsas at T P. SI.
Station and State Temp. High- Rain-
f Weather. .7 P in. et- fall.
Cheyenne, partly cloudy 70 72 .
Davenport, clear 7o 74 .H
Txiiver, ciiudy 74 M .f)
1 .! City. part, clou iy 7l n .ol
(Mnaha, cl ar 7J
Puthlo, pe:il cloudy 7
Rapid City, char as
t-Jt Ijkka City, iln.iuy . , v;
rihridsi. dear 7(1 7
IMuiix lty, cleat .! M
Valentine, clear .
L A. WtLdll, ixical Foreuater.
BOW VIEW OF THE NBRASKAN in dry dock at Lon
don, Bhowing immense torn in her, presumably by a
torpedo fired from - -Vn submarine.
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Traveling ' Men in Convention, in
Order to Save on Expenses, Cut
Down Representation.
Proposal to amend the constutlon
of the Travelers' Protective asso
ciation, ao as to apportion represen
tation in the aaUonaJ, conventlona at
the ratio of one delegate for each
15 members, instead of one for each
100, as at present, was adopted by
a rote of 839 to 151, after a spirited
conflict for two hours on the floor of
the convention.
Reasons advanced for the amendment
were principally financial. Members
from Virginia, Louisiana, Tennessee and
other states asserted that their division
are compelled to go In debt every year
to got money to send delegations to the
national convention.
J. Y. Williams of Virginia; Pass of
Tennessee and other made spirited
speeches in favor of the amendment and
Charles L. Hopper of Nebraska aiwriea
I tnt tne itf""'"""'"
.. . . I tnlirlit n n ' n .
taeouHly be piacea ai onn ior , .--v
Opponents to the amendment took the
porttlon It is goor advertising to send
big delegations to national conventions,
one asserting that the time might come
When delegates to Travelers' Protective
association convention would number
lO.Ono, instead of 500. as at present, anc
when cities would build auditoriums) for
them as they now do for presidential
Armstrong of Pennsylvania proposed a
constitutional amendment Increasing dues
from til to $12 a year, which met with
enthualaatlo support on the floor of the
convention, and will be taken up today.
riowerstor Vlrsrlnlan.
The Omaha executive committee pre
sented a handsome basket of flowers to
the Virginia delegation In sonsiderai-
tion of the fact that the parade Jurtges
deelared the Virginians were the eeond -
best lookers, and there was only on
loving cup provided In the handsome
The delegates were entertained at the
Iten Piscult company's plant yesterday
at noon. After being taKen tnrougn me
factory they were given a buffet lunch-
eon and presented with package of the
company's products as souvenirs.
Teslenisy afternoon the visiting
women were entertained at the Carter
lAke club, the entertainment being un
der direction of H. B. Patrick. Music,
boating, bathing and aquatlo contests
were on the program as follows:
Soprano solo
Miss Llanche llolln.
flli-t Inn
67 , 1.-1 l.- ,,i:.rt Council Bluffs. lodue No.
7 I Ml J. li. Gerke. Claurto P. LewTs, W. 1.
" hlardon, C. H. Haverslock.
? Contralto solo
69 ! Mrs. O W. Kldrldge.
"rt ' Vp-to-the-mlnuta dancin
"1 Miss Funic Tate and Partner.
! Water carnival rontest
gj I Receptloa at C ommercial f'lob,
A reception was tendered the vletting
delegates and women by fie OmaliH
Commercial club last evening at the l ib
! rtwi, For those who w-jited more e
, cltenNnt.
boxing mth wa pulled off
between two Ethiopians at Twenty-
fourth and Grant streets
representation of southern hospitality by
entertaining in inr iituiehrurr n ,
Henshaw. Real, genuine o'd hmlthlel.! I
ham wssyon the innu and Messrs.
Hitc'.icock, Dahlroan and Lohe. were
on the program.
This morning there will be no regular
business session. Ex-Prcsldent Schoen
e ker hss called a meeting of the boa-1
of director for 9 o'clock. Delegatea will
meet, hrwever. at the American theater
to be taken on a visit to the L'nion Stock
yards and pocking houses. luncheon
,.,wll! lie by the frion Btc k Y art!
'I I 'onipurjy.
I Spi il cart wiM tal:o delegates an l fr-m there to Lake Mauawa in
"itContinutd on Page Two Column Three)
N iL -n I
Jury Returns a Verdict for the De-
fendants in Alienation Suit !
Brought by McNeill.
A verdict for the defense was re
turned by the Jury in Judge Troup's
court, which heard the evidence in
the suit for 1 5.01J0 daas;? brought
by GeorsiiricNeill, real' eHtate
salesman, against Mr. and Mrs. Ar
thur C. Jewell of Bouth Omaha, par
ents of his wife, rMs. Llla McNeil,
for.alloged alienation of her affec
tions. The Jury took the, case
shortly after noon and returned the
verdict two hours later.
The plaintiff aUeged that Mr. and Mr.
Jewell had persuaded Mrs. McNeill to
leave him and had prevented her from
returning. Letters exchanged between
husband and wife during the period of the
alleged alienation which indicated that
Mr. McNeill had himself told hi wife
to leave hint were emphasized by the de
fense. Jurors said after the verdict was
returned that evidence relating to Mayor
Thomas Hoctor of South Omaha had not
been considered by them In reaching' a
Attorneys for the defense before pre
senting their evidence mado arguments
at length to Judge Troup, In which they
maintained that he should take the case
from the Jury.- Attorneys for the plaintiff,
however, scoured permission from the
I court to amend their petition and the
judge aUowed the suit to go to the jury,
Interview Refased.
Mr. Baltelle - eatlfied that when be
asked Mr. Patrick over the telephone
whether Mr. McNeill might talk w ith his
wife In the absence of any other person.
Mr. Patrick said "No." Mr. Patrick
flatly denied that statement and asserted
that he had said Mrs. McNeill had in
formed him she did not desire to talk to
i her husband.
I "Was Mr. Hattella'a testimony true?"
'Mr. ratrick was asked, while on the
witness stand by his associate counsel,
hen H. Baker.
'"Not insofnr as it differs from mine,"
replied Mr. Patrick.
Mr. Patrick assailed attorneys for the
, plaintiff in his arsuraont - to tho Jury,
,nnce he used the word "blackmail."
1 would not bring such a case," he
declared. "Such suits should not be
htarted. If a client brought me such a
ttory I would tell him 'I have no time
for a case of that kind.' "
He declared that Attorneys Duttclle
and Hugh Myers "approached Mr. Jewell
In an attempt to get evidence with a
falsehood on their lips. '
KL-ST1S. Nb.. June W.-(Special Tele-
grani.-Thls afternoon at shout 4
... ... I
o'clock Olto. the l.'-year-old son of Adaini
! j,.,. ,r.. wtliIe hBndng hay alone
1 fi,, ,.1om to home In some unknown aayi
h neath the loadd wagon and i
j MlMat,i)d jJllrly. frorn hlch he died;
i t,reA hours Inter
The ua ill coming to I
j hoUBO r4U(le iIr ,Jaijll to :
i t, ,fircn flir th1 hhy whom ,,e foun , r ;
I tU uneonsclous
GRIXNEI.L. Ia., Junt 1 -(Spec lal )
Tr. Frank W. Giinsach.s, president of
Armour Institute of Technology and
pastor of the Central church of f'l'icago,
rave the commencement address at
Grinnell college this morning. His ad
a , 4lr,MJ1 ,g fl)(f f,,ir. f ,he Ufct iay
of Crlnnell's fiftieth comnicniment
Klnce the removal of t, college to this
r'tv. It alfO marks tne climax of th
whole commencement week.
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River Craft to Hoist Anchor end Pull
for Omaha Docks with the
Coming1 of Dawn This
Breakages Cause a Couple of Delays
While on the Turbid Waters
of the Old Missouri.
The good ship Julia lay In the
offing last night and at a point
something Ulce a couple of miles
south by southeast of South Omaha
It will rema'n there until this morn
ing, when it will hoist anchor as soon
as the first streak of dawn becomes
I visible over the hills of western
! Iowa. The anchor once hoisted, the
will ctommence to
iihmi, and the wheels will turn.
Afli'r that it will stem vne tiae 01
! the Missouri river and the assertion
' of Captain Stevens is that he will
! puBh Julia's nose against the dock at
the foot of Douglas street at 9:3
; o'clock, oMhereabouts, this morning.
I For several days the Julia has been
overduo on Its voysjto from Kansas City
to Omaha and at times feara for its
safety have been expressed. However.
! each time the wireless hss brought of
'the movement a of the craft and each
j time that a message has come from
joown the river. It has brought the iu
) formation of the progress upon the part
of the Julia,
j Tailor Watches and Walts.
For several days Commodore Ti.ylor,
HI. f officer of the port of Omaha and
I the authorised agent of the United States
i hiarlne department, has been sitting on
times he has received fslse alarms, and
to gUHrd against the Julia slipping into
pon uuannound Md wltMout his k..owi.
hc has spent several wakof ui nights
sitilnR around in the uniform of
t.autlcal rank.
Yesterday ofternoon the wire brought
the information that the Julia had been
righted southeast from Kouth Ore ah a.
Hastening from the crow's nest in the
federal building, Commodore Tsylor
helled a JUney and was quickly Urled
sway to the Pouglas street bott, landing.
jlcklr.g up Bob Manley of the Commer
cial club; J. W. Gsmble, chairman of the
navigation committee; J. Stuart White,
one of the members, and a couple of I
catur business men who have bceti in
Omaha awaiting the arrival of the Julia
for tho purpose of escorting the boat up
the river to their home town, which Is as
far up stream as it will go on this trip.
HcH.i.bliiK tho dock, the party that had
while cnnrtite organised Itiielf Into a re
ception committee, boarded the govern
ment revenue cutter, which wss Im
pressed from tho Metropolitan Water
district reservoir, and with Commodore
Taylor on the bridge, pulled out into the
stream and shot away like a bullet frbm
a forty-centlmentrr grun. As the boat
cut th waves and the mud of the Mis
souri the party figured on what the pro
gram would be. It was to greet the cap
tain, inn along side the ulla, examine the
msnlfrxt. sum the clearance papers and
then furnish safe conduct to the Omaha
When opposite Fotith, the man In the
crow's nest reported to Commodore Tay
lor on the bridge that ho sighted a
strange boat and that it was sending; up
distress signals and working the wire
less. Oommodare Taylor and Bob Manley,
both of whom are oM sea dogs, oaught
the signals and reading them, quickly
I learned thst the boat In trouble as no
other than the Julia. Kunnlng alongside
1t was boarded and then Captain Stevens
told the story of why he was In tho
lias Stormy Yoaae.
According; to Captain Stevens the Julia
has ha a stormy voyage, working
agalnat wind and-had water and weather,
henlden having been laid up ten days,
seven of them lelng on account of a
broken flange on one of the wheels snd
three on account of a broken chain. The
repairs have been made and now the
Jullt is seaworthy and ready to pull for
this shore at dnyllght this morning.
Captain Btevens asserted that he Is of
the opinion that when he learns the river
lie ran make from twenty-five to thirty-
miles pvr day and that hereafter he will
have little difficulty In navigating the
Mreem. On the trip up. not knowing the
channel, he frequently ran Into pockets
and bad to back out and all this took
time. 1
The official party that visited the Julia
took along fifty gallons of gasoline, an
ticipating that It might be short of fuel.
While It wss not reslly needed It wss
dpuored Into the Julia's tankage and this
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1 The Julia la rtt tittv-tttfit ru-u m ann
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ahead of It It puahes a barge that Is
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pMU . . v . c nor,. . . ...
to a sw Ift. current In a narrow channel j
below Kouth Omaha
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The big: auto racers are
scheduled to stop off here
soon and will be among'
Omaha's attractions for the
time. It is because Omaha
has one of the finest and
fastest motor speedways in
the country.
German Papers Arc Not Unit
in Condcming American Position
HERL.IV, June K Vla London )
Count FTrnut Von Rcventlow, the naval
expert of the Tsngrs Zeltung. returns this
morning to the attack upon the article
of Kugrne Zimmerman, gnnerel director
of the Ixtkal Anitlgtr, In favor of ef
forts toward a Oevman-Amerlcan under
standing. In an article hraricd "Oerman Pnra-
Iganda for Deliveries of Weapons to Oer
Jmany's Enemies." Count Von JlevenUowr
I"" ,h defense by Oermsn nepaiers
or mcse weapon oenveries is one 01 me
most InrredlDle things which has oc
curred during the war. He attacks the
Vorwaerts for Its approval of the bokal
AnKelger proposal, and again asrslls the
latter papr for declaring there was no
occasion for indignation at the attempt
of Knglanri to stiirvn out Germany, which
was held to be l wtlmul warfare.
The count eays the press of the coun
tries opikmI to Ocrmany will rejoice to
leam that Its own views are beld and
furthered by a portion of the German
Ex-Secretary Discusses Disregard of
insuu ui iicuumi auu ourucn
War Puts Upon Them.
WASHINGTON. June lC.Kormer
Secretary Drysu In the first section
of his statement till "The Cauaeleds
War" today prophesied that the great
peace-making opportunity in all his
tory was certain to come to ihe
United States and declared' there
would be a demand for an Interna
tional conference with the return of
peace, to change the rules of Interna
tional law, which "seem to have been
made for the nations at war rather
than for the nations at peace."
"Under the stress and strain of the
titanic struggle in which they are en
gaged," Mr. Liryan's statement says,
"each side has felt Itself justified In
encroaching upon the rights of neu-J'
imiD. 1 lie ucuau iiiguiiH, me vuiu-
mon property of all, have been to
some extent appropriated for war
purposes and delicate diplomatic
questions are forced upon the aetttral
"Just st this time when thess ques
tions are most acute the belligerent gov-
rnmenta are least able to deal with
them with the calmness and pots Which
their grest Importance demands. No
(Continued on Page Two, Column Two.)
Kaiser Calls Halt
On Execution ol
Belgian Citizens
AMSTERDAM (via London). June 16.
Every sentence of death by a court mar
tial In Belgium must hereafter be en
dorsed by Emperor William before the
prisoners are executed, according to a
telegram received today by the Tyd from
Its correspondent at Maastricht.
The Writer of the dispatch Intimates
that Kmperor William telographel this
Instruction on learning that eight cltisena
of Liege had been executed for alleged
espionage, and that twenty others were
In prison, charged with the same offense.
Jesse Carpenter Falls
In HisFirst Flight
NEBRASKA CITT, June W.-(?peclal
Telegram.)-Jesse Carpenter, the avia
tor, who came her from Omaha to make
ascensions for the three du-.vs' rai:es, made
his first ascension this evening, tint be
ing able to go before because tho ma
chine was not In proper shape. He was
about 300 fet high when engine trouble
developed and in trying: , to plana tn
earth one of the planes broke, He fell
some distance, wrecking the machine, but
escaping with a broken jaw and other
The machine was totally wrecked. The
accident was witnessed by S.ftO people
who were In the grounds.
Carpenter was married last evening on
the race grounds to Miss Jessie John
son of Wayland. Mo., standing In his
machine. His bride witnessed his fail
Auctioneers Come
to Omaha in 1916
FEOR1A. 111., June 14. Omaha today
was awarded the 191 annual meeting of
the International Auctioneers' association
In session here. J. E. Btout of Peoria was
elected president of the association and
J. I Iowd of Omaha vice president.
8IOl"X CITY, la., June 1s. The tornado
! which hit the town of Blunt. 8. D. Is
I estimated to have caused a loss of ILM.fliO
1 in Blunt and vicinity, and injured a score
i of persons. No loss of life has been re
ported. Many houses of Blunt and a
n imher of farm houses were wrecked.
The storm swept a path forty miles long.
I The seriously Injured sre:
1 J. falhourn. Rlunt.
U II. Trask. Blunt.
Mrs. Hilda Owens, Blunt.
Miss Clara Wright, Hlghmora, cousin
ol Orvllle 'Wright .the aviator.
I ALLIANCK. Neb., June 1 -lepe. lal
I Telegram.) The sheriffs' convention met
I today behind close. I doors and will finish
its work tomorrow.
press. He argues that If the Lokal
Anselver approves Bnglands starvation
plan, it therefore disapproves of the sub
marine campaign.
The Ttoerse Zeltung adopts the same
point of view as the Lokat Anselger, that
there may be another slrte to the question
of the shipment of American arms to
the auto. This newspaper refers to Ger
many's MppoMtlon at The Hague confer
ence to the prohibition of this practice
snd declares that the reproach that
America Is selling only to the allies to be
untenable for the reason thst It cannot
sell to Germany. The most that can b
asld, this newspaper declares, Is thst this
Is a departure from the Ideals of human
ity. The government might possibly for
bid this traffic, "but It would mske lUelf
more unpopular than It la.
"Mr. Pryan's suggestion to forWd such
traffic," this newspaper goes on to say.
"would almost entirely remove the points
of friction between America and Oer-many."
Hearing Closed and Governor An
nounces He Will Give Decision
as Soon as Possible.
ATl'ANTA G . June 16. The ln troops across the Oallclsn frontier
hearing before Governor Slaton on j into nusaian ierit..rv from -..
. . i ..... 'The some report sets forth that fresh
Leo M. Franks plea for conimuta-tnirnin focM rnusht un nrar jariaiau.
tion of his death sentence was closed ; nn,r rover of heavy srttllery fire, xm
todav. The governor took the case ( polled the Kusslnns to retire for some
under advisement, and said he would fiance on the right tank of the -
... . 'river. On the Tlsnienltia and Stry river.
announce a decision as soon as Ps- nneister. the Ruaainns
William Howard, continuing hi argu
ment In behalf of Frank, swid:
'Taking Solicitor Porsrye proposition
In hi argument to eliminate the testl- Germany Is showthg considerable blt
mony of Jim Conley. the negro, there Isjtemeaa, Judging from dispatches reach
not n alnarle circumstance of sufficient Mng London, over the nlr rnld yesterday
weight to influence a verdict
Frank," declared Howard. j
Say Connection Katabllalied.
Continuing, Howard contended that the
murder notes'" which Conley swora ha
wroto at Frank dictation, and wiiicn
were found beside Mary Phagan's body,
established the negro's connection with
the crime.
"We contend that the evidence shows
Jhe yellow paper on which one note was
written was In the basement of the pencil
factory," said Howard; "that Conley got
it there .and wrote the note there. The
record shows that no original pieces of
paper like the order blank an which the
note was written were In Frnnk'a office
or In the factory's stock. The record
shows that a Mr. Flecker, former emptor
of the factory, before he left his position,
bundled up all the used order blanks, hv
eluding the series In which this particular
yellow sheet appeared, and sent them to
the basement to he burned. This yellow
"murder note" shows thst the order
blank 'was used in the' year 1900. Mary
Phagan was killed in April, 1911."
Three (nntradleted It.
"The state contradicted Becker's testi
mony by three witnesses," said Mr. Hor
sey. "The state tried to contradict Becker's
. .1 . ' ' 1 I , w. i r i it .
ii irjuuicu till, iiuwniu, uufc 111 i
swore positively that he sent all of the I
too!) series of order blanks to the basement
to he burned.
"Conley swore that the notes were
written In Frank's office, on paper found
there. The record shows the paper was
In the basement."
Former Territorial
Official Is Dead
TREMONT, Neb., June lft.-(flpeclal.r
W. L. May, clerk of the last territorial
legislature of Nebraska, when 'the lata
J. Sterling Morton wss governor; city
clerk of Omaha In the lata 'We, during
the administration of the late Charles H.
Brown, and prominent in the early his
tory of the state, died suddenly at his
home In Denver yesterday. Word was
received by his brothers, J. K., O. If. and
J. T. May, of Fremont.
Mr. May resided In Fremont for many
years, leaving here In 190 to locate In
Denver, He always took a deep Interest
In flah culture and was Instrumental In
the organisation of the Nebraska Fish
commission, of which he was the head
for about a quarter of a century. He
never married. The funeral will be held
at Denver.
City Can't Regulate
Loaf's) Cost or Size
6IOUX CITY, la, June 1B.-In the dis
trict court today Judge John W. Auder
son held the city had no power to regu
late the sise and weight of loaves of
bread sold by bakers.
DELAWARB. O., June Ifi.-'The
Fcholar In Politics" was the toplo of tha
address of Joseph Daniels, secretary of
Ihe na who this morning delivered the
graduating addreae at Ohio Wesleyan
university. Thst the dsy of the prac
tical politician has passed and that the
scholar Is coming into domlnstinn wss
the general tenor of his talk.
The degree of doctor of laws was con
ferred upon Secretary Daniels. Rev.
Francis Martin Larkln, 'to. editor of the
California Christian Advocate, received
the degree of doctor of divinity.
Vnolk Jumps Before far.
WF-BSTIill 4'ITY, la.. June lb-(Spe-f
lal Telegram )Weldiin Haney, aged 1
yeara. was probably fatally Injured here
this afternoon. whn he Jumped rff the
t nulling board of an auto la front of a
liaseing car, driven by Harold Murphy
o' Huron. D. The second car passed
over Mm fracturing his skull and break
ing his shoulder.
Fifteen Persons Killed and Fifteen
Injured at Points Which the
Government Censor Refuses
to Reveal.
Official Report from Petrofrrad Ad
mits Withdrawal of Troops
Across Galician Frontier.
LONDON, June If. The latest
air raid on the British country was
the most fatal of them all. Zeppe
lins flew over the northeast coast of
I England last night, dropping mtHllrs
which killed fifteen persons and
wounded as many more.
Nt-ver before has an air raid on
J England taken such toll in hurftan
j life. This is the third air attack in
1 a little more than two eeks.
In the eatcin arena of the fighting
!the lltiHslan forces still are stubbornly
retiring. The Isu-t otficl.l report from
Pctrograd admits tho withdrawal of Itui-
claim to have taken niimerous prmoners
and machine guns and to have recap
tured village) wre-ted from them by the
on the city of Jarlstuhe. The press Is
demanding retaliation. On the other hand.
Pnrls reports offlcislly Hint this raid
was a reprisal for the dropping ef hornbs
bv tho Germans on open French snd
English towns. '
French Official Report.
rARIS. June lfi. 2:M p. m.)-Tht
French war office this afternoon Issued
a statement on the progress of hi slllttle.
"British troops yesterday captured a
line of German trenches to the west of
La Basaee.
"There la nothing of importance to re
port from the remainder of the front.
A German airship wag empetledciima
to land within our lines at "a point near
Nomy-Sor-Gureo.. to the northeast of L4
Forte Mllnn. The aviators were mnde
Raealaa Official Refxirt.
TETROGRAn (Via London). June !.
The following statement was Issued last
night at the war office:
"Fighting continues In the Hhavll dis
trict without substantially modifying the
"During Monday right the enemy de
livered a futile attack In the direction of
(Continued on Pago Two, Column Two.)
The Day's War NewM
7.F.PPFXI w RS.II aver the aarlk.
east roast at Knarlaad last alaat
raaaed the heaviest loss of life
arnosg anaeamlMtaati from eorh
artaeka darlnr the war, with ihe
exemptloa of yesterday's raid by
French aaroplaate aver Kartsrahe,
Herman y. Details of the attacik am
the Knallah rout are held hark y
the British resur, hat It Is tiA
sutaared efflelally that flflaea
peraoaa were killed aad aa taanr
marc woaaded, aad that awrerat
fires were started by the.hombe.
The attack aa Karlarake rausit
iy death af alaeteaa seneas aad
fovrteea Were waaaded serleaaly.
lajVABIOlV OF the oravlaea of Treat
hr tha Ilallana la rwredl
steadily, aad, aero rd I a a; tha
Italian sreneral staff, the doial
natlaac poaltloas are be In a errs-
led arradaally. The Aaatrlaaa.
wk hare dispatched SR.OOO aaca
from Treat to resist the Invaders,
have aot yet aercated battle.
GEHMIM CLAIMS of new aarreasee
la fiailrla are coaftrmed la part by
an official ststemrst from Petre
srrad. BRITISH ARMY oa the western
froat has rcfeamcd tha offrnalve.
It was announced In Issaaa toamr.
that the Brltlsk bad carried an
other lino of German trenrbca
west of La Baaaeo.
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