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VOL. XLVI NO. 20.
OMAHA, TUESDAY MORNING, JULY 11, 1916 TEN PAGES.
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Gallic Troops Storm Hill No. 97
DomirJ&ting Stream South
east of Biaches, Paris
GERMANS ENTER WOOD
Teutons Take Trones Torest
: From the British, Latter
1 RUSSIANS SUFFER CHECK
Paris, July 10. In a brilliant at
tack, the French have carried hill 97,
a height which dominates the Somme,
southeast of Biaches, according to
the official statement issued by the
French war office tonight.
London, July 10. After the sixth
desperate attack this afternoon, the
Germans succeeded in entering
1 rones wood, according to the Brit
ish ofgciah statement issued tonight.
Petrograd, July 10. The Russian
forces,' advancing in Volhynia toward
Kovel are crossing the river Stokhod
at various points closely pressing the
Teutonic forces opposing them, says
today s war othce statement. ,
The passage of the river is being
accomplished under serious difficul
ties. The communication says that
the crossings ot the river have in
most cases been destroyed by the op
posing armies. v
Detroit, Mich., July 10. What the
United States must do to take its
share of the world's trade at the end
of the European war was outlined to
the World's Salesmanship congress
here today by Secretary Redfield of
Lthe Commerce department. "The fu-
1. M t. -j ,.!it . t .L. I
lure, ne saia, win not dc mc result
of legislation, but of action. Ameri
can trade missionaries sent forth will
go with every resource of science and
management at their command.
We snail see, no doubt, when the
war shall end, and in a measure de
pending on when that end shall come,
an apparent reaction in our foreign
trade. The mere recessison of prices
normal to the coming of peace will
affect the volume in dollars of that
trade; yet with equal confidence I
look for a second reaction upwards
in that foreign trade when American
industries, conscious of their power
because it rests, on searching study,
shall send their men abroad in the in
spiring contest of brains and charac
ter which will wage between nations.
I dont know any greater tribute.
said he, to American competing power
than the cold facts of what its rher-
Berlin, July 1U. (Via London.)
The Germans have checked the Kus-
sian forces which were advancing in
Volhynia in the direction of Kovel,
the war office announced today. The
Russian troops moving toward the
Mokhod line were everywhere
The announcement says:
, "On the northern section of the
front, apart from fruitless Russian at
tacks in the region ot akobowa, notn
ing of importance has occurred.
"Army grfjup of Creneral Von Lins
iniien: "i lie enemy advancing to
ward the Stokhod, line was repulsed
everywhere, wis attacks west ana
south of Lutsk were unsuccessful.'
"Army group of General Von Beth
mer: There was activity on the part
ot our Datrols. which engaged in suc
cessful encounters in advanced posi
"On the Balkan front our advanced
posts repulsed by artillery fire enemy
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UCL41U1UC1119 SUUUI UL mils wuau,
. Capture Woadajn WtiUo, ;
The capture of Trones vvood. La
1 1 . A r . I. -II i
AiaisonciLC laim nuu uic viuge ui
Barleux br German trooos was an
nounced today by the war office in its
report on operations along tne west
The text of the statement regarding
the western theater says:
"On both sides of the Somme
fighting continues; our troops repeat
edly repulsed the enemy to nis storm
ing positions, and, wherever as the
result of his closely following wayes
of attack we temporarily were forced
to yield ground we quickly ejected
him by counter attacks.
"In the wood of Trones, for in
stance, which had been penetrated by
the English, and the tarm La Maison
ette and the village of Barleux, which
had been stormed by the French, we
reconquered and consolidated against
"At Ovillers there was uninterrupted
hand-to-hand fighting. The French
obtained a lodgment in the village of
"Between Barloux and Belloy their
oft-repeated attacks continually broke
down with the greatest loss, runner
west they were prevented by our bar
r.nfl fir,, frnm Ipavinir their trenches.
"Between the sea and the Ancre,
and also on the line of the Cliam-
oaene and east of the Meuse, artillery
battles , were revived from time to
Infantry encounters took place
west of Warneton. east of Armen-
tieres, in the region of Tahure (Cham
pagne), and on the western edge ot
the Argonne, Where French detach
ments were repulsed. Near Hulluch,
Givenchy and Vauquois, we caused
successful mine explosions. '
"There was very lively aerial activ
ity on both sides. Our aviators shot
down five aeroplanes and two-captive
. The Weather '
For Nebraska Fair; allsjhtly cooler,
Temperature at Oranha Ynterdaj.
6 a. m.
6 a. m.
7 a m..
t a. m ,
9 a. ni
Id a. m..
11 a. ra.
U m : 88
.1 p. Ill ..... 89
2 p. m. 92
i p, m 93
4 p. m tt
6 p. m 93
p. m 92
7 p. m 90
5 . m 87
Comparative local Kecord.
f J91. 1916. 1914. 1918.
Highest yesterday ... 96 89 95 8 a
Lowest yesterday ... 78 60 74 . 62
Mean temperature . . M 78 84 71
Precipitation 00 .17 .00 .00
Teppratare and precipitation departures
from the normal:
Normal temperature 78
Exoi'bs for tho day g
'fall excess sinus March 1 44
Normal precipitation -,,, .14 Inch
Deficiency for the day , 14 Inch
Total rainfall since March 1......9.44 tnchss
Pendency sines March 1 . .6.99 Inohei
Dericlenuy cor. period. 1915 .3.34 Inches
Deficiency cor, partod, 1914 .94 Inch
Reports from Stations at 7 P. M.
Station and StaU. Temp. Hlrh- Jtaln-
of Weather. 7 p. in. est. fall,
Cheyenne, cloudy .. 8H 88 .01
lavenport, char 88 88 .00
Denver, clnndy 6 74 .20
! Moiim., clear .. , 90 , .00
Do'rtgrt city, clear 90 96 .00
North Platte, pL cloudy 88 98 .00
Omaha, clar 90 96 .00
Rapid City, rain 72 83 .08
Shertdun. cloudy 7 . 80 .04
Sioux .City, clear 88 94 00
Valentino, cloudy 79 93 T
7 Indicates trace of precipitation.
U A. WELSH, Meteorologist,
Capture of Foreign Trade at
End of War Demands Action
chants and manufacturers accomplish
ed with facilities for foreign trade and
in competition with peoples fully
equipped with them. Nor do I k'
anv limit that we need set to .
suits of our competing power v" ; if Sntente
snau once receive me iuii cquipiu
now being supplied to it.
"Neglect the foreign trade and so
develop your domestic business that it
shall make exceptional demands for
credits based upon gold, and it will
be found more and more difficult to
sustain the growing fabric of Ameri
can industry. We are grown loo big
to play in our front yard all the time.
This war has knocked down a lot of
geographical barriers and the mind of
America has opened wide enough
let us hope, to take the whole earth in
"Foreign salesmanship calls for the
the keenly managed shop at home to
back the keenly searching business
man 111 the field. Foreign salesman'
ship calls for character and courage
and care; for it is a large and not a
little profession, a human and not a
merely industrial thing, and in the last
analysis it and all that it involves
rests upon the quality of American
TO LOPPE PROTEST
2T II DMT
.illO I U DIM I
Allies Ask United
States Government to As
sure Itself of Obaraoter
REASONS FOR VOTE
Register in Favor of Demo
cratic Protection Bill for
Sake of Principle.
SLOAN TAKES LEADING PART
(From a Staff Corre.pond.nt.)
Washington, July 10. (Special Tel
egramsDemocrats are jubillnt to
night over the passage of the so
called emergency revenue measure,
which is planned to raise an addition
al $200,000,000 of revenue to "take
care" as they say, "of the extraor
dinary necessities of the army and
navy. The bill creates a tariff com
mission, imposes a protective' tariff
on dyestuffs, repeals present stamp
taxes and provides for new taxes on
incomes, inheritances and war muni
' No Complete Bill Offered.
This was ' rpobably the first in
stance in a decade when democrats
brought into the house a revenue bill
with protection efatures written all
over the face of the measure. The
minority members of the ways and
means committee "failed to counter
with an outright tariff bill drawn
along protection lines, including pro
visions for a tariff commission, tax
on munitions, on anti-dumping' and
lb repeal, of ahe. -stamp-, ow.v.y.-,
Although they had been advised
months ago that the democrats were
considering an emergency revenue
measure, the minority"members of the
ways and means'committee too late.
awoke to the realization that many
republicans would vote tor the bill m
the absence ot anything that repre
sented their own party platform or
Position of Nebraskans.
This position led Representatives
Sloan, Reavis and Kinkaid to vote for
the measure. Mr. Sloan during the
course of the consideration of the bill
under the five-minute rule offered five
amendments as previously' outlined in
the bill briefly explaining tneir pur
port which were as quickly voted
down by the majority.
Reavis Gives Reasons.
ReDresentative Reavis in given his
reasons for voting for the bill said
that its features were strongly en
dorsed by his constituents, namely, a
tax 011 munitions, the income tax, the
tariff commission and the repeal of
the stamp tax.
"It the republicans, naa presented
measure as a substitute for the
democratic bill contemplating this
legislation I would have been found
shoulder to shoulder with my repub
lican brothers, but the ways and
means committee hadlno substitute to
offer, except a motion to recommit
with instructions (for which I voted),
and that being lost I voted for the
Kinkaid Votes for It.
Judge Kinkaid was much in the
same oosition as rteorcscmauves
Sloan and Reavis, and after the repub-
1 cans- had exhausted all their rights
and after they had sought to recom
mit the bill to the ways and means
committee, "with instructions to
amend the bill so as to raise an equit
able portion of the required revenue
from a protective tariff," Mr. Kin
kaid voted for the bill, as his constit
uency is in favor of a repeat of the
stamp tax, a tax on munitions of war
and for a tariff commission.
The amendment offered by Repre
sentative Fordhey, the ranking minor
ity member of the ways and means
committee, sought to send the bill
back to the committee with instruc
tions to amend the bill so as to
raise an equitable portion of the re
quired revenue from a protective tar
iff, sufficient to protect adequately
American industries and American
labor, and to be so adjusted as to pre
vent undue exactions, by monopolies
or trusts, paying particular attention
to the conditions inevitable at the
clofe of the present European war,
with a view to insuring the industrial
independence of the United States.
Outgrowth ot tonterence.
This was the outgrowth of a long
conference held yesterday at the resi
dence of "Nick" oLngworth, all of the
minority members of the committee
being present, wtih the exception of
Representative Fairchild .of New
York, who is ill. Thole in attendance
were Messrs. Fordney of Michigan,
Gardner of Massachusetts, Moore of
Pennsylvania. Green of Iowa. Sloan
of Nebraska, Hill of Connecticut and
i-ongworth-of Ohio. And it is to the
credit of Mr. Sloan that the amend
ment above set forth finally came
forth in the shape it did.
wnile one ot the younger members
of the committee, Mr. Sloan, said that
a bridge should be provided for re-
NEW ATTACK MADE
IN THE CHAMPAGNE
French War Office Announces
Capture of Five Hundred
Meters of Trenches.
GERMAN RUSHES FAIL
(CutUnwd n Fast Ihm, Col tuna roar.)
Paris. July 10. A new attack was
launched in the Champagne by the
French last night. The war office
today announced the capture of
trenches over a front of 500 meters.
On the Somme front the French
took a line of German positions in
the neighborhood of Barleux, In this
section 950 Germans were captured
yesterday and last night.
The Germans made attacks at three
points simultaneously in the Vosges,
but all their assaults were checked
completely by the fire of French ma-,
The French attack in the Cham
pagne was made at a point west of
Mesnil. The French troops charged
On the Somme front, north of the
river, the night passed quietly.
In the Verdun sector artillery fire
continued at Chattancourt, Fleury
and La Laufee.
The text of the communication
says: :.; " ,
"North of the river Somme. the
flight pasSea quietly 1
aoutn ot this river, our troons.
continuing their progress during the
night in the region of Barleux, cap
tured a line of German trenches sit.
uated between the village of Barleux
and La Maisonnette. We took a total
of 950 ablebodied prisoners in this sec
tor yesterday and last night
"In the Champagne district two
surprise attacks by French troops re
sulted successfully. One was south
east and the other west of Tahure.
"West of Butte De Mesnil, we de
livered two, attacks upon a German
trench we occupied and organized
along a front of about 500 metess.
Here we took ten prisoners.
"In the Argonne, a French recon
noitering party penetrated a German
trench near Four De Paris which it
cleaned up with hand grenades.
"North of Verdun, the bombard
ment has continued in the regions of
Chattancourt, Fleury and La Lauffee.
A strong patrol of the enemy has been
dispersed with hand grenades north
west of Fleury. ,
"In the Vosges attacks were made
against our positions in the region of
Chapolette at three points simulane
ously. They were- checked by the fire
of our machine guns; found it impos
sible to secure a footing and were
completely repulsed." '
Die of Paralysis in
New York City
New York, July 10. Rain and
cc-iler weather failed today to check
materially the epidemic, of infantile
paralysis which since its inception two
weeks ago has claimed 238 lives in
New York City. During the twenty
four hours which ended at 10 o'clock
this morning fourteen deaths and 103
new cases were reported. Thirty of
the new cases were in Manhattan, the
largest number yet reported there in
a single day.
Will Close Ditches
From North Platte
To Grand Island
Lincoln, Neb., July 10. On account
of low water in the Platte river, the
state engineering department, which
has charge of irrigation, has decided
to shut off the water for irrigation
purposes from North Platte to Grand
Island. The river at these points has
become so low as to threaten power
plant service. As yet there is no in
terference in the Scotts Bluff region,
the big irrigation, district of Ne
braska. Mrs. Reavis Leaves Capital
For Her Home in the West
(Prom a 8tff Corre.pon4.nt,)
Washington, July 10. (Special Tele
gram.) Mrs. C. F. Reavis, wife of the
congressman from the First Nebraska
district, and her two children have
gone to their home in Falls City 16
remain until fall. -Mr. Reavis has
taken apartments at the Brighton un
til congress adjourns.
. M. Warner, cashier of the Farm
ers state bank ot Valley, Neb., is
in the city for a few days before leav
ing for New York by steamship from
VESSEL WITHOUT "ARMS
British and French Ambas
sadors Call Attention to
ASK FOR STATUS OF CRAFT
Washington, July 10. The British
and French embassies today officially
called the State department's atten
tion to the arrival of the German
submarine Deutschland and asked
that 'this government assure itself of
the vessel's character.
This will be done, it was announced,
by the assignment of naval experts to
assist the Treasury department.
Vessel Without Arms.
The fact that boarding officers
found the German merchant submar
ine Deutschland wholly unarmed goes
far toward simplifying any Question
as to its status as a merchant ship in
Officials realize, however: that the
British tni French embassies, while
interested little in what the Deutsch
land has brought over, are concerned
over the cargo of rubber and ntckel
it proposes to carry back to Germany
and expect that nothing will be left
undone by Germany's enemies to pre
vent or hinder its clearance. '
Although the fact that the submer
sible is unarmed is of first importance,
such factors as the composition of
the crew and actual ownership will
have, to be established to determine
whether the submarine could be class
ed as a naval auxiliary.
Running Blockade Important,
Naval officers, while attracted bv
the great size of the submarine and
its long voyage, consider the fact that
it successfully ran the allied blockade,
attracts them most, some of them
pointed out that if a successful means
of running a blockade has been per
fected one of the most potent meas
ures of warfare had become a thing
of the past.
Until the customs officials' report
is received, Acting Secretary Polk
said today that no action was con
templated by the State department.
Mr. Folk said that for the time being
at least t'etails of inspection of the
HbmannecLwe4vithiu -the jurisdiction-
of the Treasury department, aid
ed possibly by the Navy department
Axe Murderer in
Jail at Bed Oak
Red Oak. Ia.. July 10. Sheriff O. E.
Jackson and County Attorney O. T.
Gillet arrived here at 11 o'clock this
morning by automobile' from Topeka,
rvan., wringing wiiu inciu vvuuam
Mansfield, suspected of murdering
with an axe the Joe Moore family
four years ago. . ' -
. Mansfield was placed in the Mont
gomery county jail, where he will re
main until given a hearing. At the
hearine before Governor Capper in
Topeka Saturday morning Mansfield
attempted to prove that be was em
ployed in Illinois at the time of the
Villisca murder, but evidence was pro
duced sufficient to convince the gov
ernor that the prisoner's statements
were at least conflicting, and the ex
tradition was granted.
It had been generally supposed
here that Mansfield would not be
brought here and placed in jail, but
that he would be spirited away to
some other county. However, there
seems to be no unusual feeling over his
presence in Kcd Oak and it is thought
he will be kept here until he is tried.
The date of liij preliminary hearing
is not yet set.
De Facto Soldiers
Fire Upon American
Sailors at Tampico
San Antonio, Tex., July 10. The
withdrawal under sharp fire from Car
ranza soldiers of a party of American
bluejackets that attempted to clear
the river at Tampico of mines several
days ago was published July 7 in El
Diax of Monterey, a copy of which
arrived here today. The published ac
count of the incident concluded what
purports to be a copy of the official
report made by General E. P. Nafar
rate to General Trevino at Chihuahua.
The report credited to Nafarrate
"Today two launches of the Ameri
can warships, lying at the entrance
to the port, attempted to remove
mines that I have placed at the bar.
Since they did not obey the signals
made to them to suspend their efforts,
I ordered that a volley be fired at
them. The crews of the launches re
turned the fire, the exchange of shots
continuing for fifteen minutes. The
launches then retired.
"From -the movements of the
American ships it appears they may
be planning to disembark forces.
"I snail continue to mine the river.
I shall appreciate the dispatch of dy
namite." Two sailors from the Salem were
killed by Carranza soldiers while en
tering the harbor with dispatches on
June 27, according to 1 letter from
Tampico, received here today,' The
Mexicans are said to have fired on
the American launch as it passed the
jetties at the mouth of the river. The
American naval commander is re
ported to have demanded an explana
tion from General Nafarrate by noon
of that day.
The explanation, according to the
writer of the letter, was made, Its
nature was not told.
RUSSIAN ADVANCE in Bukowina and southeastern Gali
ciai. Already beyond the important city of Kolomea they
now threaten the army of General Count von Bothmer, who
is defending Lemberg, the capital of Galicia.
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BANDITS HEAD FOR
Carranza Notifies Washington
Band of Outlaws Moving
Toward Boquillas, Tex.
VILLA VISITS JIMENEZ
Washington, July 10. A second
warning that Villa bandits are headed
for the Big Bend district of Texas
was given to the State department to
day by Eliseo Arredondo, the Mexi
can ambassador designate. He told
Acting Secretary Polk his govern
ment had given him definite informa
tion that the bandits were moving
northward " toward Boquillas, Tex.,
and promised co-operation of Carran
Ramos Pursue Contreraa.
El Paso, Tex., jHifc 10. General
Matias Ramos, nephew of General
Ignacio Ramos, who was killed in the
recent Corralitos tight, is pursuing the
Villista band, under Calixto Contrer
as, into the mountains of Durango,
according to a telegram received to
day by General Gonzales at Juarez.
The message from General Trevino
at Chihuahua City said the Villistas
did not give battle at Las Nievas, as
expected, but continued up the Rio
Florido. Ramos has a force of 1,500
Villa Appears at Jimenez.
Francisco Villa appeared in Jimen
ez after its capture by bandits, ac
cording to La Democrata, a Car
rauzista organ published in Chihuahua
City, a copy of which has been
brought to El Paso by travellers.
This paper states that after annihi
lating the de facto force, under Gen
eral Ramos, at Corralitos, the Villis
tas entered Jimenez, sacked, the place
thoroughly, put to death the Car
ranza officials and gave the captured
soldiers their choice of joining their
party or of having their right ears
cropped. Calixto Contreras was then
in command, the paper says, but later
Villa entered the town in a carriage.
He is pictured as having walked on
crutches and as having seemed badly
crippled in the legs.
In this account the Villista force
was estimated at 2,000 men.
Irish Home Rule
Bill to Commons
London, July 10. Premier Asquith,
in explaining the Irish agreement in
the House of Commons this after
noon, said it was proposed that the
bill should remain in force during the
war and twelve months thereafter, and
if Far lament had not made further
provisions by that time for a govern
ment of Ireland the period could be
ReDresentatives of the imperial ex-'
ecutive, the prime minister said, would
have control ot tne .defense 01 tne
realm act. ,
Mr. Asquith said the new bill would
contain general provisions reserving
for the executive of the imperial Par
liament and government1 not only the
navy and the army, but all matter
arising out of tlx war.
He emphasized there was no inten
tion on- the part of those who might
be associated with the government of
Ireland to Microach in any way in re
gard to a successful prosecution of the
We have here, the premier said.
"an arrangement such as never was
possible before," and he anpealed to
the house to take advantage of the
opportunity, which might never recur.
Nobody Seems to Want Sioux
Sioux City. Ia.. July 10. The com
bination bridge across the Missouri
river here, for a second time, went
begging for a buyer when it was
placed on the auction block this aft
ernoon by F. L. Eaton, special master
Not a person came to the court
house to bid 011 the structure. After
waiting two hours, Mr. Eaton ad
journed the sale, to July 25- ,.
6. 0. P, CAMPAIGN
Composed of Republican Execu
tive Committee and Six
HOWELL FOR NEBRASKA
New York, July. 10. The roster of
the campaign .committee of the re
publican national committee was an
nounced today. The campaign com
mittee is composed of the republican
executive committee and six pro
gressives. The membfts of the campaign com
mittee are: John T. Adams, Iowa, re
publican; Everett Colby, New Jer
sey, progressive; William Crocker,
California, republican; F. W. Esta-broolc-
Jslew. Hampahire, republican;
James' R. Garfield, Ohio, progres
sive; Jamet Hemenway, Indiana, re
publican; A. T. Hert, Kentucky, re
publican, R. B, Howell, Nebraska
republican: Harold L. Ickcs, Il
linois, progressive; Allah H. Mar''
tip, Virginia, republican; Herbert
Parsons, New York; G. W. Perkins,
New York, progressive; S. A. Perkins
republican, Washington; Chester H.
Powell, California, progressive; Os
car S. Straus, New York, progres
sive; Charles B. Warren, Michigan,
republican, and Ralph E. Williams,
Oregon, republican. v
James B. Reyiiolds of Washington,
D. C, was named as secretary. Mr.
Reynolds also is secretary of the na
tional committee. No announcement
was made as to who will be chosen
as treasurer. Neither was a date set
for formal notification of Mr. Hughes
of his nomination. It was learned,
however, that the time probably will
be July 31, and the place Carnegie
Hall, New York.
Bridgehampton, N. Y, July 10.
Charles E. Hughes has decided to
have the ceremony of his formal no
tification of his nomination for the
presidency held in New York. It will
take place 011 a Monday if possible,
probably July 31, although perhaps a
week earlier. The nominee prefers
having it in a large hall.
Republican, and progressive leaders
from every section of the country
will be invited if the tentative pro
gram is adopted, and hundreds of
other invitations wilt be issued to
party workers in New York. Mr.
Hughes wishes to have the general
public admitted if any seats, are
available. Almost immediately after
the notification the campaign will
open with a four or five weeks' trip
to the Pacific coast, broken by two
weeks' vacation in the Rock moun
tains. Returning, the nominee will open
his eastern campaign in Maine, prior
to the state election early in Septem
oer. Not only will Mr. Hughes speak in
Maine, but it is likely both Colonel
Roosevelt and Former President
Taft will be requested to take the
stump there. -
Congressmen Plan to Give
Entertainment for Elks
(From a Staff Correipnndent.)
Washington, July 10. (Special Tele
gram.) Mrs. Raymond G. Young,
daughter-of Representative C. O. Lo
beck, and wife of the exalted ruler
of the Omaha lodge of Elks, is a
guest of her father while her hus
band is attending the Elks' conven
tion in Baltimore. A hundred Ne
braska Elks, their wives and daugh
ters, are in attendance at the Balti
more con ention this week, twenty
of them representing Omaha lodge,
No. 39. Arrangements are being
made for the entertainment of the
Nebraska Elks when they visit Wash
ington, bv the congressional delega-
It is expected
tion from that state,
City Combination Bridge Uhey will reach the capital on Friday.
' Nebraska Pioneer, Dies
North Platte, Neb., July 10. (Spe
cial Telegram.) William Woodhurst,
warden of the state penitentiary un
der Governor Garbcr and pioneer Ne
braskan, died at his home here this
morning. He came to Omaha in 1856
and moved to North Platte twelve
WITH DYE CARGO
Unarmed Submarine Flying the
"German Merchant Flag Com
pletes a Most Remark
SEVERAL MORE TO OOMZ
Captain Announces His Ship la
First of Fleet That Will Oivt
Regular Freight Service. 1
TAKES BACK RAW RUBBER
Baltimore, July 10. The German
merchantman submarine Deutschland
was entered formally at the Baltimore
customs house today without opposition.
Baltimore, Md July 10. Definite
annnouncement that the great German
submarine merchantman Deutschland,
which reached Chesapeake Bay yes
terday, is the first ot a fleet of lueh -
craft built to ply regularly in the !
transatlantic trade, was made here
early today by Captain Paul Konig,
master of the tupersubmarine.
"This is not the only one that it
coming," said the captain. "Just wait,
there will be more here soon and we
are going back for another cargo. We
are going to have a regular line." 1
Only Ninety Miles Under Sea.'
"I have seen," said the captain, in
"statements that we were forced to go "
hundreds of miles out of our course ''
in the Atlantic because of British 1
warships. This is not sol why should
we go out of our course, except to
submerge? That is the Amplest and
most effective way to get out of our
course. Besides it is much easier tp
"We came' to Hampton Roads by
the straight course from the English
channel, We did not come by the
y of the Azores. Altogether from
Helgoland to Baltimore we covered
3,800 miles. Of that distance ninety
miles were driven under, the surface
of the water."
Captain Talk Freely. , ., ,
It was to port official! that the
captain talked, as his vessel was pre-' ,
paring to move up to the dock from
the lower harbor, where it dropped
anchor at 11 o'clock last night at th .
end of its memorable voyage across
the Atlantic through lanes ot vigilant
enemy warships. He spoke freely to
the officers and laughed over hi teat
To newspaper men shouting t)aMtion4s
over the ship' aide he was sot o
communicative, explaining that for- '
mal statement would be Issued later
by the representative of hi owner.
All during the night considerable
part of the Deutchsland' crew had
been astir and a small searchlight
played almost constantly upon a new- . ,
paper yacht anchored near oy. ine , :
tug, t nomas r. ummons, convoying,
tUe submarine, also kept the yacht
under close surveillance.
Shortly after 4 o'clock, when day
light was beginning to show faintly
throueh heavy. low lying cloud and
a steady drizzling rain, a boat with -
health and customs otticers anoara
nut out from the Quarantine station -
and went alongside the submarine, To
the municipal .health officer; Dr.
Thomas L. Richardson, the skipper
presented his bill of health, issued to
him by William Thoma Fee, United
States consul at Bremen, on June 14.
The document describe th
Di-iitxchtand as "a vessel eniraeed in
the freight trade between Bremen nd
ttoston or oiner eastern nuaimv
ports. It records Its gros tonnag
as 791, says is is "newly built," has a i.
cargo of dyestuff in good' condition -r
and "a wholesome supply of water
from the Bremen waterworks.
Boat Carrie No Gun.
One thins the' boarding officer
noted particularly there were no tor
pedo tubes or gun of any description
visible aboard the vessel. They had
been told it mounted two small caliber
rifles for defense, but came ashore
convinced that the visitor was wholly
unarmed. . ...
It was learned that the boat lett
Bremen with its load of, about 750
tons of valuable dyestuff, which it
owners hope to sell to American for
a fortune. At Helgoland it waited
nine days, leaving there June 23 to
plow deep beneath the surface of
the North Sea to escape the watchful
eyes of the .allied blockaders. Cap
tain Konig intimated that the pur-
pose of his long delay at Helgoland
i to deceive the enemy, who un
doubtedly had heard rumor of the
submarine coming. . we aioppea .
there for very good reasons," the cap
tain explained, with a broad smue.
Fourteen Knot in Hour. ,
This accounted for the belief in the
United States that the vessel was a
week overdue, a misapprehension
that caused German embassy otticiais
to fear that it had run into allied
(Continued on rw Two, Column One.)
4000 More Each :
The first five months
of 1916 Bee Warit-Ads
made an average GAIN
4,000 PAID ADS
over the same months of '
"Results make big in-,
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