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The Omaha Daily
VOL. XLV NO. 34.
OMAHA, WEDNESDAY MOUSING, , JULY 29, 1015
Oa Trains, Stotel
! Btaaaa, to So
SINGLE COPY TWO CENTS.
1ESTERFIELD TO .
RETURN TO OMAHA
; "AMD FACE CHARGE
Hissing Dundee Treaiurer Wires
Treasurer Ure that He Is Start
in; 'for Omaha from San
Bernardino, Cal. -
MAYOR WILL- NOT COMPROMISE
Dahlman Declares He Intends to
Hare Criminal Prosecution
PILE COMPLADTT THIS MORimTQ
' lT!1ar TT Went erfleliV th mts.s.tnirr'
Dundee treaiurer, yesterday afefl
noon sent the following telegram
from San Bernardino, Cal., to Treas
urer Ure, stating he will start tor
Omaha at once:
"TTv Iimii atrk and not fnllr re
covered, but-start (or Omaha today.
.Figures' published not right. Hold
'for adjustment Have eighteen
thnnaand In nrlvate fund in State
bank and other funda to cover any
A few minutes after the receipt of
the message Attorney Pancoast, for
the Westerfleld family, ai In con
ference with Mr. Ure. Mr. Pan
coast would not discuss the situation
in detail, further than to say he be
lieved Westerfleld had been 111 and
would return to Omaha this week
aid face the situation.
Will Insist Proseeatloa.'
Mayor Dahlman announces that h. .as
mayor of this city, will, refu'e to bo a
party to any compromise in th Wester
fleld matter. He intends to ' have the
criminal prosecution started within a rea
sonable time. He directed Corporation
Counsel Lambert to proceed with -the
commissioners mill approve his course.
Efforts of an attorney representing the
Westerfleld family were made to induce
the mayor to let the matter Vest until
the shortage could be made up, but the .
mayor positively declined.
"Westerfleld deliberately falsified his
accounts and tlien absconded," said the
mayor. "I told his attorney yesterday
that I would advise his friends to' have
him return to Omaha at once rather than
to face the embarrassment of having- his
picture sent all over the country to find
Jilm. .The return .of the shortage will not
straighten the matter so far as I am
concerned: J This . man defaulted because
the people 'of Dundee had every faith in
Mm. I-woaid take the same course if he
had been a member of my admlnistra-
Cornell Tears Action.
Chief of Police Dunn -was advised yes
terday afternoon by the county attorney's
office that a complaint against Wester
fleld will be filed this roornjng. f
At its meeting Tuesday the city council
adopted the following resolution; offered
by Mayor Dahlman:
Resolved, That the report and the de
tails connected therewith be -referred to
the law department of 'the city, accom
panied' by directions to that department
to take the entire matter up with the
county attorney of Dougrlaa county, to
the end that appropriate proceedings may
be had looking; to the apprehension and
proeeoutlon of the delinquent ofricer, and,
Be if Resolved. That the taw depart
ment take such steps and resort to such
prooedeings as may be necessary to re
quire the surety, or sureties, on the bond
of E. H. Westerfleld to make good what
ever Shortage may, exist.
Corporation -' Counsel Lambert will
handle the matter. He stated he will
confer with the county attorney as soon
as the documents in the Case have been
referred to him by the city clerk.
To Hare Second Aadlt. '
Nothing has yet been done in sn official
way In connection with a settlement of
the shortage. It la understood by the
legal department that representatives; of
Mr. Westerfleld will have the accounts
audited on their own account.
An examinanon- of the records of the
former vlUage clerk of Dundee shows
that on March Si, 1914, at a mass meeting
of oitlsens of the village Dr. H. B.
Lsmero offered a motion, ascended by
Edward L. Sioltenberg, embodying the
following sentiment: "The electors of
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Sot Omaha. Council Blufs and Vicinity
Showers; not much change In tempera
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OoBsparatl'va Laeal Record.
1S16. 1914. 191S. 1911.
Highest yesterday 73 W tl -VI
Xxweat yesterday ti 71 TJ 67
Mean tern uerat ure 74 St fO 7
f reclpltatlun 63 .00 .00 .U
Temperature and precipitation de
partures from the normal:
Normal temperature 77
Deficiency for the day t
Total deficiency since March 1, 2k
IMormai precipitation 14 inch
JOxoees for the day 3S Inch
Total rainfall slnre March 1..1T.C1 inches
lef)danoy since March 1 17 lrvoh
tetlcta-y. cor. period. 1914... 1 Inches
peficitincy, cor. period, 113., M Inches
Reports fron ftlatleae at T F. M.
Station and tvu Temp. High- Itain
of Weather. 1 p. m. est. faU.
('heyenne raining J (4 ..14
'lJavenport. cloudy 7 SO .14
!enver. raining w. 70 .28
J)s Vlolnes. raining ... 71 71 .
Omaha, rair.ln-f (ij 7J jj
Rapid City, cloudy 70 .w
thendan. part ,ludy... 71 74 .00
Pious City, cloudy 70 74 04
aientlaa, cloudy 64 72 .00
U A. WtUH, Local rorecaster.
FIRST AMERICAN BATTLESHIPS GO THRO
PANAMA CANAL, carrying:
annual navai cruise, ine
ship Ohio entering Pedro Miguel locks.
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NAYY LEAGUE OF
A. C. Smith Is Made Temporary
Chairman and F. ,W. Hudson
Is Named Secretary.
FtTTY TAKE ACTIVE ' PART
' Fifty representative business men.
at the Commercial club at noon
formed the temporary organization
of a Navy league; A. C. Smith was
road temporary" chairman, and F.
W. Judaoa-eeoretary. The body is to
meet later , and go. Into permanent
organization. . The' purpose of the
organisation., will be, to. conduct a
campaign' of agitation and publicity
for a larger American navy.
' The meeting was called 'at the Instance
of J. J. Dickenson of Washington, D. C
who is field secretary of the National
Navy league. Mr. Dickenson baa been
in Omaha for a few days working up
sentiment for the organization of such
clubs or leagues.
Hot a Frlead la Earope.
In addressing the meeting of Onaha
men, he declared that our national de
fenses are Inadequate, and that our navy
is farN inadequate to our needs.-, "The
nation haa not a friend in Europe to.
day." he said. "When this war is over
the European countries will be burdened
with debt, and the only way they can
get clear Is to collect In South America
what those countries- owe them." He
pointed ' out that one way for South
American countries to meet their obliga
tions" when called upon would be to
grant concessions of lahd for settlement
by Europeans. This would be contrary
to our Monroe doctrine, he said, and
would lead us into difficulty. ' He pointed
out that when proposals ' for an in
crease In the navy came before congress
in the past, .congress had voted them
down, and that the congressmen from
Kansas, Nebraska and the rest of the
inland slates had been particularly prom
lnent in the opposition. He realized that
they acted In accordance with the wishes
of their constituents.
rhaaae of Sentltneat.
Congressman C. O. Lobeck of the
Second Nebraska district, spoke briefly
admitting that he was one of those who
voted against the larger appropriation
for the navy, and declared he was cer
tain that if a larger navy were asked
of congress now the request would be
Those who form the temporary . Navy
league in Omaha up to the present time
are Bam Rees, George M. Rlbbel, C. N.
ftnhlnann. Charles F. Bchwacer. 8. . A.
Rearle. H. O. Shedd. Morton Sieg. R. A.
Stewart. A. B. Warren. W. H. Watson,
D. C. Patterson, W. F. Baxter, George
W. Clabaugh. J. A. Sunderland, John I
1 Kennedy, General George H. Harriea,
W. M. Rainbolt. H. G. rowell.
Pillrrmn A. C1.. Pancoast. T. O.
! wsll. O. W. Noble, J.- M,'GlllanV E. P.
Howe. T. R. Hill, J. Wi Gamble. C. C.
George. J. 3. Fitzgerald. H. A. Eggers,
J. L. DoVI. W. J. Culley, H. G. Conant,
David Cole, J. R. Cain. I. W. Carpen
ter. V. B. Caldwell, H. K. Burket,
Luther Drake, W. L. Burgess, F. A.
Brogan. P. E. Brando, I W. Blessing
Alfred Bloom. T.VW. Blackburn, Charles
Beaton, Ben Baker, G. W. Preston,
Milton T. Barlow, H. H. BaUrlge. J. U
Baker, P. W. Judson, Frank Hamilton.
Walter T. Page. A. C. Smith, James C.
Dahlman. C. W. Hull and C. O. Lo
beck Two Families in One
House Wiped Out
CHICAGO, July 27. A house at- tl
South Kolln avenue has not been altered
since the Eastland capsized. Two families,
consisting of seven persons, lived In the
house, aad are either dead or missing.
A wagon drove to the residence with two
bodies, but there was no one there to
pnotocrapn shows sx
ON ITALIAN FRONT
Austrian Troops . Are Mowed Down
in .Masses by Accurate Ar
ITALIAN LOSSES ALSO HEAVY
GENEVA. July 26. (Via Paris,
July : 27.)- The Tribune prints the
following regarding operations In the
Italian war theater:
. "The ' Austvlaus fight with utter
Contempt for death, and the losses 6
both sides are' frightful, but those of
the Austrlang appear heavier, the
Italian artillery mowing them down
In masses. ' . . 1
' "On the Carso plateau the Italians
are advancing in the direction of
"On Monte Nero the Italians have ear.
ried several portions of the enemy's posi
'At Podgorla the Italians repulsed all
Austrian attacks, notwithstanding the
extreme violence with which they were
Moat Frlchtfnl Battel of War.
BERLIN. July 7.-VJa London.)-The
battle between Italians and Austrian
along the Isonxo river la described by
the Tyrol correspondent of the . local
Anselger, as the "mightiest and most
frightful of the world war."
,Tho great struggle has lasted a week.
the correspondent say's, without any de
cision. The principals Italian onslaught
ha been directed against the Doberdo
plateau, whore the artillery fire exceeds
In Intensity that of the batUes at Tar
now and Gorllce in Gal Ma.
, The correspondent add:
"The conflict, which is being directed
from captive balloons, lasted three days
without any interruption, and after a
few' hours' pause was resumed. The
Austrian army, which is composed of
soldiers of nearly all the natlonalties In
me auat monarchy, endures the terrible
fire bravely, and when the Italians z-aln
a position they are soon thrown out of it
Italian aviators are continually seek
ing to destroy the railroads at the rear
of the Austrian lines, especially around
ixaoresina. Dut thus far they have done
no great damage."
, Reach 330,995
LONDON. July 27.-The casualties In
the British army and navy have reachod
a, total of S30.896, according to a printed
statement Issued by Premier Asqulth.
- The .total naval casualties up to July
JO were S.106. and the military casualties
up to July 18 were S21.sa. The naval
losses were divided a follows: .
Officers killed, 4iS; wounded, S7; miss
ing, 2. Men killed, 7.43t; woundeV787;
Great Britain is the only one of the
power engaged in the war which has
announced from time to time Ha total
casualties. Germany haa Uaued at home
full list by name of all men killed,
wounded or missing, but the government
ha given out no official total. No com
prehensive lists of casualties have been
given out by France, Russia, Austria
Hungary or Italy. I
CAPTAIN VILLA KILLS
NOGALES, Art.. July H. -Captain
6l!va Villa, an officer of the Nogaies,
Sonora. garrison, shot and killed Captain
Manuel Murillo, Governor Maytorena's
paymaster. In a cafe last night. Villa
General Jose Acosla. defeated recently
in a battle south of here with Carranza
troops, was tried by court-martial on a
charge of having deserted his post and
having shot former Prefect Lagazpi. lie
America a from Duquesn reported to
day that heavy firing was heard last
night south HI Nogalea
IS STATEMENT BY
Eastland Had Twenty-Seven vHun
Hundred Aboard When It Up
set, Says Law Officer for
MANY INQUIRIES ITT PROGRESS
Secretary Redfield Conducting In
vestigation and Department of
Justice is Also Busy.
VICTIMS ESTIMATED AT 1,220
CHICAGO, July 27. With1 the
taking, of testimony by the coroner's
Jury, the first opea Investigation Into
the capsizing; of the steamer Eastland
started today. At th same tlma In
vestigations were being conducted
by the. state grand jury, the federal
authorities and the city council,
while the state public utilities com
mittee Issued an announcement that
it would not conduct an Investigation
as it had planned, the reason given
being that the matter was fully cov
ered by other Investigations.
Secretary of Commerce "William
C. Redfield arrived today and took
up what he promised would be a
tlorough Inquiry. A short time later
lawyers from the United Btates dis
trict attorney's office visited all of
the men held In custody as witnesses
and obtained statements from them,
at the same time subpoenaing them
to appear before the federal grand
Jury, which meets Thursday.
Sotretarw lledfleld, upon arrival, stated
that he welcomed tne most searching in
vestigation possible and that if an In
spector was at fault, no one was more
Interested in it than he. . .
Boat Was Overload.
State' Attorney Hoyne, also active In
the Investigation, declared that he was
confident the boat was overloaded. "From
all account there were score of child
ren on the boat, only part of whom can
be accounted for by the ticket stubs,"
he said.. -
At noon today the offolal list of dead
and missing were:
Identified dead, S3.
Unidentified dead, 6.
MiasInT (Western Electric company's
list), 9S. '
Total, 1.IJU. v
Search for those bodies that remain lit
the hull of the Eastland, In the river.
or burled in the .,mud, was continued
today In a drizzling rain. An hour after
the divers began their day's work the
body of a woman was brought up -from
the central part of the vessel.
The Clark street bridge, which is almost
directly over the wrecked boat, was
opened for traffic today for th first
time since th disaster.
Ttventy.Bevea Ilandred Aboard.
State's Attorney Hoyne stated this
morning that from all account there
were probably more than 1.700 person on
the Eastland when it capsized.
. "I have obtained the stubs of 1.660 tick
ets, In round numbers, collected at the
gangway," said Mr. Hoyne. "No children
under S years of age were counted.' a
they went on the boat with their parent,
and there were many of these.
"Then of all children between t and U
year of age, two were allowed to go on
one ticket, and the collector took up only
(Continued on Page Two, Column Three.)
The Day's War News
BRITISH ARMY A!D NAVY have
lost front the beatanlng of th war
to Jalr 20, nearly oae year, m fe
tal of 880,t95 ea la killed,
noad4 and missings. Of tkeo
D,10 wrra la the navr th
other ,! the army.
GERMAN 'ADVANCE) Oft WARSAW
continue today to he th moat Im
portant development. It-t feeiasr
coadneted with energy and the
Rasslan realstaaea ha brought
farlons flghtlaa- along a, wide
front, Nevertheless, th latest re.
pprta Indicate that th Genua,
movement 'to envelop th Polish
capital ta progressing.
Rt'SIIAN OFFICIAL REPORT ad
mits that th German are attaelc
lg th advaae defeases of Not.
georglevsk, fifteen mile north
west of Warsaw, bat at th same
time reelted a a am her .of In
etaaeea la.whleh the Germaaa hsvs
beea either repalaed or aaaneeess
fnl In their attacks.
PETnot.R n ANNOUNCES th de
struction la the Black Sra of forty
salllag Teasels ladea with coal for
CAStALTIES IN FIGHTING oa th
Italo-Anetrtaa frnatler bar lat
terly beea very heavy.
ITALIAN ARMY If AS LOST a gen
eral officer oa the Aaatrlaa froa.
tier. General Aatoalo Can tar
waa kllled-la battle. while at the
bead of bla mea.
AMERICAN Oil. STEAMER, th
Maverick, haa beea held ap la the
Java era by a Datrh warahlp a a
.'JaaaC.at aa - .jRe
O wine? to the unfortunate
steamboat disaster. Mayor
Thompson of Chicago can
not keep his entfafement to
"stop ofF in Omaha. Dut
Omaha's latch-string is al
ways out if not this time,
Refrigerator in Bar of Eastland
Upset Shortly Before Tragedy
CHICAGO, July 77. Crew and passen
ger of th steamship Eastland began
today their stories of Saturday's disaster
In testimony before the coroner's Jury.
Member of th crew arrived at th court
room under polio guard, for although no
charge have been preferred against
them, they have been detained aa wit
nesse ever sine th catastrophe. Be
sides Coroner Hoffman and hia assistant,
repreentatlve of th other official who
expect to hold Investigations, were pres
ent. Robert Moore, a passenger on the East
land, testified he arrived at th dock at T
o'clock In th morning and waa on th
boat when It overturned.
"A I went on board, I saw a great
quantity of water rushing out of a pipe
on th aid of th boat." he said. "Th
first ign of listing I saw at about MS.
t wa on a rU on the second deck and
the refrigerator In the bar tipped over.
There were eight or ten minutes' Inter
val between the time the boot be ran
listing badly and the time it finally over
"There waa ample time, I think, to
hav emptied the boat had th warning
been given, but there waa no warning.
"When the boat went over I was thrown
Into the water and waa rescued with a
I number of others."
All the decks ere crowded, particularly
upon the upper deck, Mr; Moore said.
Exeoutive Takes Refuge in French
Legation After Battle During
Which Many Are Xilled.
REIGN OP TERROR IN.CAHTAI
PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti, July
37. General Oscar, governor of
Port au Prince and a supporter of
President Oulllaume, caused to be
executed today at the time of the
outbreak of the revolutionary move
ment In this city all the political
prisoners In the hands of the .gov
ernment to the number of about 160
The victims of this massacre In
cluded General Orestes Zamor, a
former president of Haiti, who ras
driven out of the country laat year
and retruned In March, 1916, and
was taken prisoner.
PORT AU PRINCE, . JulIc:
(President Oulllaume fled today from
his burning palace to the protection
of the French legation. and, after a
battle which raged through, the
streets of the Haltlen capital this
morning, Dr. Rosalvo Bobo and his
rebel soldiers rule the city. Th at
tack on the palace began at daylight
and. rifle firing did not cease until
10:80, Guillaume and his few defend
ers fighting until the palace waa
The caaualtlea are believed to be
heavy and among the dead Is the
chief of police.
The revolution was started by a
regiment of soldiers which resented
being disbanded by Guillaume.
Relga af Terror.
There ha been a reign of terror In
Port Au Prince for th laat ten days. On
July 17 President Oulllaume, doubtless
realizing that his fall was but a ques
tion of a few days, started on a series
of persecutions. He began by causing th
arrest of all Haitians of any wealth or
position, without distinction of as or
aes and expelling all foreigners. He ap.
parently recognized the fact that th
spirit of th revolution was growing In
th oountry and he knew that the rebels
wer marching on th capital
Haitian women have been arrestsd on
th streets and taken away to prison.
On July 7. A French actrees. Madam
Taldy, waa treated la thl arbitrary man
ner. Th prison of th city are full and
th conditions in them ar deplorable.
Prisoners die dally aa a result or hunger
and th unsanitary condition In which
they art compelled to lire.
The foreign legation hold many refug
ee. General Ceoer, governor of th port,
succeeded m eluding th rebel around
tbe-palao and took rfug in th Domin
rear ar being expressed this after
noon of vlolenc between the several
faction who ar striving to obtain con
trol of th government.
Drowns on Auto Trip
SCOTTB BLUFF", Neb., July I7.-Spe-rlaL)-C.
H. Westervelt's automobile up
set Into th government ditch, near Band
Point, about noon today and cauvht
little Miss Marguerite, only daughter -of
Attorney Beach Coleman and wife, under
the car, where she was drowned.
Mr. Coleman and family, C. II. Wester
velt and wife, and Mrs. H. U Bams and
daughter, started for Tsllowaione park
1 this morning and striking soma bad road
at th Band Point crossing of ot the
government ditch, tbey wer following It
, bank, when the car skidded and went Into
j the water. All except Mr. Coleman fell
j Into the water, and all got safely ashore
except (-year-old Marguerite.
WILL FILL NO MORE WAR
ORDERS; DYNAMITE CAUSE
DALKAfl. Hex., July 27,-As the result
; of finding dynsmita under the house of
I J. D. I'aiiKltt here late Isst night and
the dynamiting of the hntiaw of W. T.
Moore, a foremen In the Pad silt saddlery
factory, the saddlery firm announced to
day they would fill no more European
war order for saddler for th present
but he asserted positively that there wa
no ruh across th deck heforf th boat
"Ther wa no evcltement," the wltnea
said, "until th list became dangerous."
Daniel W. Gee, on of th committee
f5f th Western Eleotrlo company em
ploye which arranged for th lake trip
to Michigan City, read Into th record
the commltttee' contract with th In
diana 1 nsportation company. Mr. Gee
aald thai full fare tickets were sold
at 11 each and several hundred half fare
tlcketa. Th contract called for a rebate
of 60 cent a ticket on aU ticket In -oea
"I noticed th Eastland waa listing, but
not more than I had often seen In other
boats," aald Oea, "I did not see th boat
capalse, aa I wa at another part of th
dock at th time." .
Gee said children under S year of age
were to be carried free, but that no list
was kept of th children. On adult ticket
waa honored for two children, he said.
Th Western Electria company of
Omaha ha received word from Its
Chicago office that ther were V
actual employee killed and that 449
employes are still missing from th dis
aster to th Baatland. Western Electric
company office all over th country
will be closed all day Wednesday, out
of respect for th dead from th ChU
EARL GREY SENDS
British Minister Asks that Commun
ication Sent Monday Be With
held from Publication.
DEVELOPMENT IS SIOXmCABT
WASHINGTON. July.aT Blr Ed
ward Grey cabled Secretary Lansing
today that, the British government
baa In preparation another note to
the United States on the orders-ln-councll
and asked that thenote de
livered yesterday be withheld from
publication pending receipt of the
new communication, Therefore, yes
terday's note will not be published
tomorrow morning, as bad been
The nature of the note waa not lni
tl mated In Sir Edward's eable, but
btate department officials assume It
In supplemental. The . development
will. further delay dispatch ot the
American note to Great Britain on
ftberaame subject. , '
Th mcssaa said th new not would
be her In a week.
In effloial quarters th development
was regards a highly significant Th
belief prevailed that th last American
note to Germany with Its references to
th freedom of th sea may hav Influ
enced Great Drltaln to plac Itself on
record a willing to tak under consider
ation any new suggestion by th United
States to th belligerent, .
Sir Edward Grey' request that th not
received yesterday be withheld wa taken
to mean at all events that a nw situa
tion had arisen, or that soma new pro
posals wer about to be mad to alleviate
the effect of th order In council.
Secretary Lansing took occasion today
to deny report that cotton was about
to be placed on th contraband list by
Crew of Leelanaw
Given Plenty of Time
To Abandon the Ship
WASHINGTON, July 7.-Consul Gen
eral Skinner at London reported today
that th captain of th Leelanaw told
the American consular agent at Kirk
wall, ample time was given him and hla
crew to leave th vessel before being
fired on, that the crew went on board
th German submarine and their boat
war taken n tow for fifty mile before
they wer landed.
A full account of th destruction of the
Leelanaw Is not expected until th
American consul at Dundee, Scotland,
flias oompietsd hi Investigation. ..Th
Inquiry waa to begin ther today, with
th arrival of th vessel' crew.
River Packet Hits
LOUISVILLB, Ky., July IT. Thro
hundred excursionist on th excursion
steamer Homer Smith ' were badly
frightened when th packet City of
Louisville collldedth th Homer Smith
In the Ohio river hear Vevay, Ind,, to
day. The coolness of th excursion
boat's crew. It la said, prevented a panla
Eour women fainted. Both steamer
wer only slightly damaged.
FRANK'S DAYS NUMBERED, -ACCORDING
ATLANTA. Oa.. July S7.-8peclal.-Lo
M. Frank's day ar numbered, ac
cording to th opinion expressed Sunday
by Governor Nat Harris, who, with th
members of th prison commission Saturday-want
to th state prison faltn at
Mllledgsvin to make full and eompUta
Investigation of th attack on th pris
oner by William Craen.
Th governor and other member of th
party wer In th room in which Frank
is a patient at the time when th physi
cian again dressed the laceration In
"It Is an ugly wound, and I don't see
how the man can get well," said th
"Frank wa coughing considerably,
which appeared to me to be a great
strain on him. Several members' of my
party thought as I did about his wound."
MAUI RAIL LIMES
Vast German Enveloping Movements
Menace the Lines of Communi
cation with Petrograd
WHOLE SYSTEM IS IH DAK GO.
Fall of Warsaw Might Mean In
definite Postponement of Any
GERMANS LOSE AT ONE POIUT
BERLIN, July 17. (By Wlrelees
to Bayvllle.) The French submarine
Marlotte wag destroyed by a German
submarine on July J6 In the narrows
of the Darnanelles, according to a
dispatch from Constantinople to the
Mlttag Zeltung. Thirty-one mem
bers of the French submarine's crew
LONDON, July Jt. Tha magni
tude ot the German enveloping move
ment In the eaatem field now la ab- -sorbins;
the attention of the British
officials and public. The latest re
ports show that General Von Bue
lows 30,000 cavalry hav , turned
aouthward from Riga and are within
eighty miles of the railway connect
ing "Tetrograd with Warsaw.
In this way the northern German
line la closing In on the main north
era railway artery to the Russian
capital, while the southern army
simuariy ia approaching the main
southern artery running to Odessa.
The Times declares human history
can ahow no parallel to the tremen
dous extent of this enveloping move
ment which It says, Involves results
to Russia and the western allies
comparing It with Russia's resist
ance to a Mongol Invasion.
Railway Defeases ta Daasrer.
Th Times believe th operations are a
real danger not alone to Warsaw, but
to th whole system of railway defence
of whloh th city la th center, and that
It now la apparent that th Germans are
planning to envelop the entire Russian
army In thl region. Th newspaper
Point out that the. fall of Warsaw wilt
hav a grava ignlflcanc for th west,
aa it will mean that -aai&i power to
resum a successful offensive will be In.
definitely postponed and that th princi
pal basis for offensive operation will he
In th hands of Germans.
., Defeat, at Oa Polat.
Today's Petrograd official statement,
saying that the Germans hav been
thrown back at on point on th Karew
river, bring som rellsf to London, a
th military observer her hold that th
final remit depend largely upon Russia
prolonging it resistance until climatic
oondltlon In that country interpose a
barrier to th full realisation ot th Ger
Reporta from th other military fields,
with th exception of th Italian frontier,
where th Italians claim to hav taken
1.60) prisonera, show -comparative In
activity. Premier Asqulth today announced that
th British losses in kilted. woundd and
missing In boCh th military and naval
branches of th servtoa, up to a week
ago had reached OO.SSS.
Raeelaa Orrlolal Restart.
PETROGRAD, July 17. (Via London.
German attack southeast of Pultuak
hav been driven back, but thy ar
battering at th advanc defence f
Novogeorglevak, according to an official
statement Issued tonight at th head
quarters of th genertal staff. Assaults
against th advance fortllcatlona of
Ivangorod also hav been successfully re
pulsed, th Russian claim, while a ter
rlflo battle still is In progress on almost
th antlr front between th Vleprs and
th Bug river.
She statement announce th destruc
tion by torpedo boat In th Black Sea
of forty coal laden Bailing vessel.
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