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THE WEATHER '
VOL. XL VI NO, 21.
OMAHA, THURSDAY MORNING, JULY 13, 1916. TWELVE PAGES.
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IN ATTEMPT TO
Slav Efforts to Pass Biver Un
successful, According to Re
port of German Official
DEFEATED BY GERMANS,
Not Single Man Who Landed on
Southern Bank Was Able
, to Get Away.
800 PRISONERS ARE TAKEN
Berliu, July 12. (Via London.)
Russian troops which attempted to
' establish themselves on the left bank
of the Stokhod river in the advance
)rr toward Kovel were at'acked by Ger
man troops and defeated, the war
office announced today.
The statement says: y
"Russian detachments - which at
tempted to establish themselves on
the left bank of the river, near Jsn
owka, were attacked.' Not a single
man of these detachments got away
from the southern bank. At this
point and on the Kovel-Rovno rail
road yesterday we took more than
800 prisoners. The booty taken on
.( the Stokhod during the last two .day
apart from a number of officers and
"v 1.9J2 men, includes twelve machine
"Our aerial squadron continues its
activity in attacks east of the Stok
hod. An enemy captive balloon was
i shot down." , ; ; '
- Lad Drowned While
I Wading in Waters
Of Pappio River
Cecil Brisby. 10 years old, 4617
bouth Twenty-sixtn street, aoutn
Side, accompanied by Lee Harring
ton, 13 years old, walked out to the
Seymour Lake Country club this
morning and applied for jobs as cad
dies. There were no caddies' jobs
open and the boys started , home
about noon. ,
They were hot and tired after their
long walk and it was decided that a
foot bath in the waters of the Pappio
river would be just the thing to cool
Young Brisby waded out too far,
however; and stepped into a hoi.
His frightened companion stood on
the bank of the rjver, powerless to
-1ielp him,, and saw the lad go down
"for the third time." The body ' had
been in the water an hour by the time
the South Side police and doctors
reached the scene. Efforts to resus
citate him were of no avail. William
Hutter recovered the body.
Young Brisby is survived by his
father and mother.
Large Guaranty :
Assessment for- 7
One Omaha Bank
Lincoln, July 12. Announcement
was made today that the Nebraska
'Banking board will levy a special as
sessment tor tne state guaranty- luna
upon all banks whose guaranty re
serve at this -time is less than 1 per
cent of their deposits.
One bank at Omaha, which recent
ly took over another large institu
tion, will have to pay a special as
sessment of $22,500. Banks having a
guaranty reserve of 1J4 per cent are
to be exempt from future assess
ments. Hot Wave Sweeping
Over Entire East
New York, July 12. Fair and
warmer was the disconsoling forecast
- handed down to sweltering New
Yorkers by the weather bureau on
what at nooq promised to be the hot
test day of the year. The mercury
at that hour registered 87 and was
ascending rapidly. . '
Boston, July 12. The highest tem-
- perature of the year 92 degrees
was registered here at 1:30 p. m. to
day. The forecaster promised
warmer conditions tomorrow.
Temperatures at Omaha Yesterday.
a. m.. SO
1 a. m. .,...,
a. m... ......
10 a. m .
11 a. m
1 p. m
t p. m........
3 p. m ,
4 p. m ,
I p. m ....
f p. m ... .... ,
T p. m;
I p. m
Comparatlvs Loral Record.
1916. IBIS, ltU.
Hlrheit yesterday.,.. 92 88 100 SB
Lowest yesterday.; ... 78 M' - 80' 81
Mean temperature.... 84 ' 18 to 76
Precipitation 00 8.31 .H .00
Temperature and precipitation departures
frnrn the normal at Oraana since March 1:
Normal temperature ............ 71 degree
Uxceiis (or the day 7 degrees
Total extess since March 1. 81 degrees
Normal precipitation ........... .14 Inch
Deficiency for the day 14 Inch
Total rainfall since March 1. .0.44 Inches
Deficiency since March 1 .4.16 Inches
Deficiency for cor. period .1.17 Inches
Deficiency for cor, period, 1014. .1. SI Inches
Heports rrsm station it i p, m.
Sutton and State
Cheyenne, clear '. ...
Davenport, cloudy ..
Pea Moines, cloudy..
Dodge City, cloudy 82
North Platte, clear 88
melia, cloudy 83
Kapld City, clear...,,, S3
Hherldan, clear 88
Stoui City, clear RA
valentine, clear 81
I A. WELSH, Heteoroloflat.
CHANGE IN COMMAND
OF PACIFIC FLEET Rear
Admiral W. B. Caperton, se
lected to succeed Rear Ad
miral Herbert Winslow when
he retires on July 29.
la . r - s a
DECLARE FOR DRYS
Go on, Record in Platform as
in Favor of Resubmission
of Prohibition. ' " '
HOT WORDS FOE HARDING
Fronj a Staff Correspondent.)
Des Moines, la., July 12. (Special
Telegram.) Eulogy of President
Wilson and praise for his adminis
tration, general 'condemnation of all
things republican and Lieutenant Gov
ernor W. L. Harding, and an anti
prohibition' plank declaration, were
contained in the keynote speech of
Temporary Chairman E. W. McMan
us today before the democratic state
The youthful orator of Iowa de
mocracy classed the republican nom
inee for governor as a "pussy footer,"
declaring he. was "wet" where it pays
to be "wet, and "dry" where it pays
to be "dry.". He declared republican
rule in the state of Iowa is responsi
ble for high taxes and was vigorous
in his denunciation of republicans for
unimprovement of roads. ', '
He defined the democratic stand on
the road issue as favoring a system of
road improvement that will call for
no additional taxation. 1 '
v Convention Goes Dry.
Tht report 'of the resolutions com
mittee advised that the convention en
dorsed the views of E. T. Meredith,
gubernatorial candidate and an an
nounced dry, and went on record in
favor of the resubmission to the peo
ple o the state of the constitutional
amendment providing for statewide
The platform endorsed the Wilson
administration, favored an amendment
of the primary law, workmen's com
pensation, good roads,' and economy
in the. administration of the business
of the state. It was adopted.
Prevents Jail Break
Central City, July 12. (Special.)
A bold attempt by Ross -Kinneman
and Edward Tague to break jail in
this city at about 8 o'clock last eve
ning was frustrated by Sheriff Frank
L. Scudder, following a brief but ex
citing struggle. A double attack had
evidently been planned, but so quickly
was Kinneman overpowered that
Tague lost his" nerve 'and made no
open endeavor to assist.
Upon search Sheriff Scudder found
in Tague's possession a club more
than a t foot in length. Stripping a
blanket he had wrapped a half brick
tightly, braiding his weapon with a
piece of light wire. Kinneman had a
"billie" of identical construction. This
he lost in his struggle with the heriff.
Tague has pleaded guilty to a charge
of horse stealing and is being held
awaiting sentence by the district
judge- 'Kinneman faces a charge in
district court of criminally assaulting
a Central City lad.
War Department J '
Needs 276 Nurses
Washington, July 12. The War de
partment announced today that 276
more nurses are needed for the army
uuibc Lurps hi service on me Doroer,
where a series of base hospitals have
been established by the medical department.
STATE TROOPS GO
TO THE BIG BEND
AS AID TO PATROL
Two Battalions of Pennsyl
vania Infantry Break Camp
at El Paso and Entrain
for Marathon- . ,
BY UNITED STATES
Fifty Thousand Dollars Offered
for Passage Back to Europe
CARGO NEARLY UNLOADED
MEX BANDITS RAIT ;
American Pi'"", ..ured
Miles Be. -ider
Taking Known Movements of
,a Submarine Might Be a
Breach of Neutrality.
MAY HASTEN THE RETURN
PART OF THE VILLA GROUP
El Paso, Tex.. July 12. Two bat
talions of Pennsylvania infantry, one
of the Secbnd regiment and one of the
Tenth, broke camp here today and
prepared to entrain for Marathon,
Tex. It was reported at - military
headquarters that the state troops had
been ordered to reintorce the border
patrol in the Big Bend district.
The orders followed closely reports
from that district that Mexican ban
dits have raided the Lamula mine, an
American, property about 100 Miles
south of the border, and that residents
along the frontier, hear Boquillas.
Tex., feared the outlaws were moving
Belief was expressed in military
circles that it was the Band that Gen
eral Carranza referred to when he
repeatedly warned the State depart
ment that he was informed that Vil
lista bandits were moving north from
Jiminez with the intention of attack
ing me American noraer.
Mexican authorities in luarez said
today they were without information
concerning the band, but assumed if
the reports of the raiding of the mine
are correct, it was done by one of
the detachments of the Villistas, who
scattered, following the recent attack
upon Jiminez. ' i."
Reveal Story of the
Murder, Says State
Waukegan, " "111.. July 12". Foot
prints left in the snow in Helms
woods, where last February the body
of Marion Lambert was found, told
the story of the tragedy more plainly
than words, Staff's Attorney Ralph
H. Dady declared today resuming his
argument in the trial of Will H. Or
pet, charged with ' murdering Miss
"At the three oaks," said Dady,
"Orpet persuaded Marion to take the
poison. He was unable tostandtrre
sight of her death throes and his
tracks' lead off alone for 144 feet to
a cluster of four trees.1 Here1 the
tracks show, how he walked' up and
down, waiting unfit he thought she
was dead. Then he went back. There
is no other explanation for these
tracks.' He. and Marion were abso
lutely alone in the woods-and their
tracks were still distinct when Fred
Wenban traced them the next day.
If this defendant, as he testified,
turned back as he was walking away
and returned to the body, we can ac
count for that frightened pacing up
and down behind the four trees only
by a miracle."
Bank' Given Big
Henry Clay Pierce
St; Louis. July 12. Judgment for
$700,000 was given to the National
Bank of Commerce against H. Uay
Pierce, chairman of the board of the
Pierce Oil corporation, in a decision
by Judge Kinsey in the circuit court
here today. :
The case involved- a controversy
over possession of the entire issue of
stock of the Nashville Terminal com
pany of Nashville, Tenn., the par val
ue of which is $1,000,000. '
The bank sued Pierce tor $l,ia,UW.
Orangemen Omit '
Celebration of tne
Battle of Boyne
Belfast, Julj 12. On account of the
war and their desire to assist the
authorities to carry out the regula
tions established by martial law, tne
Orangemen omitted today the annual
procession in celebration of the battle
of the Bojne. By way of showing
respect to tnose oi tne Ulster division
-. ho have fallen at the front, all busi
ness was suspended at noon for five
minutes. , Street traffic came to a
standstill, blinds were drawn and
prayer services were held.
Fred Rogers' Freedom
Only a Day's Duration
Grand Island, Neb., July 12. (Spe
cial Telegram.) Fred Rogers,' federal
prisoner sent to the Mall county jail
from Omaha, convicted of breaking
into an interstate shipment car, broke
jail this morning while trusted mo
mentarily to empty a pail of water, it
being the jail's wash day.
Jailer Bowers' record tonight re
mains unbroken, however, for close to
the 1,000 prisoners he has handled in
about five years none has broken jail
and got away with it.
About noon Rogers was found in a
cornfield, covered with leaves of corn.
He will lose his good conduct credit
and go a bit on short rations.
Great Alcohol Drop 4
Is Day's Sensation
New York, July 12. The feature
of today's stock market was a
further break in United States In
dustrial Alcohol from U1J4, yester
day's closing price, to below par. A
week ago alcohol sold at 13114 and
three months ago it attained its max
imum of 170.
Washington, ity 12. If news of
the departure of the German under
water liner Oeutschland can be re
garded as military information of
value to Germany's enemies, the
United States, in the interest of neu
trality, will take steps to prevent
such information reaching them.
State department officials today ad
mitted they were considering the
Question of how to protect the gov
ernment's neutrality in the matter.
The official report of our naval
and customs officers who inspected
the submarine and reported it as an
unarmed merchant ship probably will
be made public by the State depart
ment tomorrow. "
Big Offer for Passage, ''
Baltimore, July 12. The North
German Lloyd company has received
from persons in all parts of the coun
try offers running as high as $50,000
for the privilege of taking passage on
the submarine on its return trip.
"We have had letters from some
persons," said a representative of the
company today, "who said that they
would pay any price we wanted.
There was one $50,000 offer, several
of $10,000 and virtually scores run
ning from $1,000 to $5,000. These
we have had to refuse. Nearly all of
them came from Americans. There
are, of course, thousands of Ger
mans in this country who would like
to get back to their native land, but
no passengers will b,e carried."
Cargo Nearly Unloaded.
The unloading of the Deutschland
was being hastened today and may be
completed tonight. Included in the
cargo entered at the customs house
is a quantity of scrap iron which it
was necessary to bring as ballast.
The space this occupied will be re
placed with nickel on the return.
The fact that the tug Thomas F.
Tibbins wen.t into dry dock ; today
for repairs gave rise to rumors that
it was getting ready to return to the
Virginia capes to convoy into the
Chesapeake, as it did the Oeutsch
land, the submarine , Bremen, which
is reported on its way. U the focal
agents have ' any knowledge of the
date the Bremen is expected, they
are keeping the secret closly guarded.
It was thought, on the other hand,
that the tug's first duty would be to
escort the Oeutschland back to tht
capes. It was intimated today at the
Nortk German-Lloyd offices that the
Deutschland might drop anchor sev
eral days at Norfolk and wait for the
most favorable opportunity to slip by
enemy cruisers which may be waiting
for it. i
Dismissal of New
. York Officers
Washington July 12. Investiga
tion of the order of Major General
Wood mustering out of the federal
service on account of physical dis
ability Colonel Louis D. Conley and
Lieutenant Colonel John Phelan of
the Sixty-ninth New York Infantry
was ordered today by Secretary
Baker after a conference with Presi
dent Wilson. A delegation of New
York congressmen protested to Sec
retary Baker yesterday that the ac
tion of General Wood was arbitrary
New York, July 12. Rhinelander
Waldo, former New York police com
missioner, is to succeed Colonel
Louis D. Conley as colonel of the
Sixty-ninth New York infantry, by
special appointment of Governor
Whitman, it was reported at the
headquarters of the Department of
the East this afternoon.
Waldo saw six years' service in
the Philippines as second and first
lieutenant of the Seventeenth infan
try, U. S. A., and as a captain of
Lincoln Girl Gives
, Gossips a Morsel
Lincoln, July 12. (Special Tele
gram.) Lincoln people who are ','in
the know'' are smiling broad smiles
this afternoon over the latest move of
Grace Irwin. Miss Irwin was to have
Lbeen married in Chicago today; at
least invitations were sent out to that
effect. She is being wedded tonight,
but not to the man named in the in
vitations, but to his "best friend."
The entire Irwin family iyat Chi
cago to attend the -wedding, which
will take place this evening at the
home of Captain and Mrs. R. Duncan,
parents of 1he groom, who is Otis
Duncan. M. E. Berry of Chicago was
the fiance nominated in the wedding
cards sent out. Duncan was to have
been best man.
Grace Irwin is the daughter of Mrs.
Lillian Irwin and is said to have made
$15,000 in oil speculation last Febru
ary. -,,'' . ' - i -
Murphy Becomes Owner
Of Former Cub Park
Cincinnati, ' O., July 12. Charles
W. Murphy, former president of the
Chicago National base ball team, to
day became owner of the former base
ball park of the Cubs in Chicago,
when he concluded negotiations with
Charles P. Taft for a one-half inter
est in the real estate. The park was
originally acquired from the John R.
Walsh estate. Mr. Murphy buying a
half interest and Taft owing the other
FIRST PICTURE OF THE DEUTSCHLAND ON HER ARRIVAL AT
BALTIMORE Photograph of tho Gorman submonibla merchantman,
takon a alio was boing pilotod to bor dock by tho tug Thomas F. Timmins
an Monday, Intot in tho lowor eornor is photograph of Captain Paul
Koonig, mad oa tho dock juat afUr ha Undod from his boat.
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I. W. W. START WAR
ON STEEL TRUST
Haywood Circular Says Sixteen
Thousand lron.Ore Workers ,
Are Already Out.
MISS FLYNN TO ASSIST
Duluth, Minni July 12. Eliiaheth
Gudey Elymvladustrial Worter of
the World speaker and organizer, is in
Ouluth today and is expected to leave
for the strike zone .of the Minnesota
iron ranges to assume an acting part
in the strike there, probably this aft
The appearance Of Miss Flynn and
Haywood's "Declaration of War"
against the "United States Steel cor
poration and independent mining com'
panies of Minnesota,'' which declara
tion is in part an organization appeal
for funds with which to continue the
strike, were this morning's chief de
Miss Flynn , may be the advance
f:uard of a fresh force of leaden sent
or some days ago the materializa
tion ot tne promise ot William u
Haywpod, general secretary-treasurer
of the Industrial Workers of the
World, to immediately replenish the
ranks of range leaders and organizers
depleted by arrests, she admitted.
big posters headed 'Declaration ot
War and signed by William D. Hay
wood appeared on the streeti here
:.l . l - : ' i?i
wim mc comma oi on riynn.
The following is a verbatim copy
ot tne circulars:
( DECLARATION Or WAR.
Fallow Workan and Frlendil War baa
baan daolarad aaalnat tha Btaal truat and
tba ladapandant mlnlna eompanlaa of Hln
naaota by tha Induatrlal Workara of tba
worm. , "
Tha Iron minora ara muatarlna. Twantjr
thouaand hava loft tha , mlnoa and pita.
Mora than T,000 hava alraady baan awom
Tha ataam ahovala ara Idla. Tha drllla
Tha mlnari ara en atrtko In tho follow.
Ina campa: Hlbblni. 4,000; Chlaholm, J.I00;
Virginia, 1.600; Buhl, 1,400; Kvolotn, 1,000
Bllbert, 00; Blwablk, MO; Aurora, too
Klnnoy.' 00, and olhof amall campa.
Tha domanda ara.ll.7t a day for ton mon:
for minora, dry plaooa, 13; for minora, wat
placea, $S.M; tha altht-hour day; abolition
of contract labor; bl-monthly par dayo; to
bo paid at onoa whan dlachargad or laav
It la tha Iron minora who ara maklna
thoaa domanda, mon who aro doing hard,
haaardoua work; thay taka their llvoa Into
thslr handa avary tlma thoy go down Into
tha mlnoa or pit. Thay ara tho mon, who
produce tha ora that la convortad. Into Iron
and atetl to make tho machinery ot tha
world. Without thoaa men elvlllaatlon
oould not exist. '
Thoaa bare.handed Iron minora, driven to
doaperatlon, have declared Induatrlal war
agalnat tho United Statee flteel corporation.
The m altera of bread are fighting with
their uaual weapone gunmen, detectives.
oourta ana tne proas.
We are united, but muat hava help.
Thla la your flitht. You must ralae money
for rood, clothing, snelter and organisa
tion work. Bend all funda to William D.
Haywood, room 107, 104 Weat Waahlngton
(Seal) WILLIAM D. HAYWOOD,
The "Get together" meeting of
range, city and town officials and mm'
era and operators, slated for Virginia
last night, fell through. Miners and
operators failed to arrive at the meet
ing. . - -
Hits Mine Off France
Paris, July - 12. The American
steamship Coldshell, from New York
with a cargo of oil, struck a mine on
Monday night and was badly dam
aged. It was kept afloat until it
entered the mouth of the Gironde,
where it is neing ngnterea.
The boldshcll struck the mine
twenty miles west of the Island of
Lordouin. oft the mouth of the Gi
ronde. The forward part of the hull
was badly wrecked. '
Submarine Fires Thirty Three
Inch Shfapnel at Small
British Coal Port.
ONE WOMAN - IS KILLED
London, July 12. The English
port of Seaham Harbor was attack
ed last night by a German subma
rine. About thirty rounds of shrap
nel were fired. One woman was
killed by the ' bombardment. One
house, was struck by a shell.
"At 10:30 o'clock last night a Ger
man submarine appeared off the
smalt' undefended port of - Seaham
Harbor (oil the North Sea six miles
southeast of Sunderland and a coal
shipping port). ' It approached with
in a few hundred yards of' the town
and then opened fire. Some thirty
rounds of shrapnel were fired from
a three-inch" gun. Twenty rounds
fell in the direction of Daltondale; a
dozen rounds fell iri and about Sea
bam colliery. .
. "A woman walking through the
colliery yard was seriously injured
and died this morning. One house
was struck by a shell. No other dam
age was done."
Bombs Dropped on Calais.
Berlin, July 12. (By Wireless to
Sayville.) Two German aeroplanes
made an attack on the channel port
of Calais on Monday night, it was
officially announced today. They
dropped bombs on-the port and on
The admiralty gave out the follow
ing: : -
"Two German naval aeroplane) on
the night- of July 10-11, dropped
bombs on Calais and the troop camps
at Bray-Dunea,: (near the Belgian
front). The aeroplane returned un
damaged." . -"
New Jersey Puts
Ban on Children
From York State
New York, July 12. Despite the
worst heat wave of the season, the
epidemic of infantile paralysis took a
turn for the better today. During the
twenty-four.' hours preceding 10
o'clock this morning, only seventeen
deaths from the disease were report
ed in the five boroughs of New York
City. There were 162 new cases. 1
An absolute quarantine against
New York children under 16 years of
age was put into effect and rigorously
enforced in New Jersey today. No
children under that age will be al
lowed to enter New Jersey cities
from New York. New Jersey chil
dren under 16 will not be permitted
to cross" the Hudson river Into New
This action has been taken by the
health authorities of New Jersey to
prevent, if possible, the spread of the
epidemic into tnat state.
New "Cold" Light '
Paris, July 12. The substitution of
paper rolls for celluloid films in mov
ing picture machines is made possible
by the new "cold" light discovered
by the French engineer," Dussaud,
which is described to the Academy of
Science by Prof. Branley. It is ob
tained by automatic separation of heat
rays from luminous rays which oc
cur together in all sources of light
hitherto known to science.
Mr. Dussaud has been working on
this problem for many years. The
light obtained by this method is so
intense that it is possible to throw
images from newspaper illustrations,
picture postcards and photographic
prints on a screen even in a lighted
room as clearly and sharply as if they
were glass lantern slides.
TWO WEDGES INTO
THE BRITISH LIKE
Strong Counter Attacks In tha '
Mamets and Trones Woods
on the Somme Front
OTHER ASSAULTS lAIt
Two Attempts to Take Position
Near Verdun Beaten On
With Heavy Losses. .
SEVERAL COMBATS IN AIR
London, July 12. The British hava
retaken the ground lost last night to
the Germans, according to the official
statement issued tonight and now
bold all of Mametz Wood. Two Ger
man attacks against Contalmaison
were repulsed. ...
London, July 12. The Germans,
heavily reinforced, delivered strong at
tacks against the British on the Som
me front last night ' They ' gained
ground in Mameta Wood and Trones
Wood. ' - , s
An official announcement Issued this
afternoon says all the German attacks
were beaten off except in Mametz and
Trones Wood. , i . -v. . -
"Since the commencement of the
battle the enemy has received large)
reinforcements," the announcement
says. "Yesterday and last night
strontr hostile attacks were made
against several points or our new posi
tions. : , . ; .. ,
Attacks Beaten Off.
"Extent in Mametz Wood and
Trones Wood, in both of which local
ities the Germans regained some
ground, alt these attacks were beaten
off, with loss to the enemy.
Between the mam battleheld and
the sea, we have been actively en
gaged in bombarding the enemy posi
tions and .raiding his front line.
Southeast of Loos, a party of Royal
Irish Fusiliers penetrated the enemy's
trenches at a point where they were
strongly held, and remained there for
twenty minutes, during which time
heavy fighting took place in the
"Many Germans were killed. Our
casualties were slight.
"Opposite the Hohenzollern re
doubt, two companies of Seaforth
AiiBiiiauuci b iuiicu uicit way wwj an
other portion of the enemy trenches
after a ati0 fight. Mairreermatls"WeTe'
killed or wounded. A hostile machine!
(on waS destroyed. Several dugouts
crowded with the enemy were Success
fully bombed and some prisoners were
taken. - . ' ' .
"Several combats In the tit4 took
place on July 10 as a result of which
we destroyed one German machine
while one of our own machines was
brought down by the enemy gunfire."
. Germans Defeated Near Verdun. '
Paris, July 12. The Germans de
livered two attacks last night on a.
French position in the neighborhood1
of Dead Man's Hill on tne Verdun
front The war office announcement
ot today says that both these assaults
failed, breaking down under French
fire. East of the Meuse the French
retook part of the ground won yes
terday by the Germans.
In the operations esst of the Meuse
the French took eighty prisoners, of
whom one is an officer.
There were no developments last
night on the Somme front.
The Frensh conducted successful'
raids in the Champagne and in Lor
raine. ' . ..J ' :
The statement says: ' 1
'.'On both banks of the Somme last
night passed quietly. t-
"In the Champagne we captured
prisoners in the course of a small op-,
eration near Cernay. Also we deliv
ered successful surprise attacks upon
trenches of the enemy between Mais
ons De Champagne and La Calvire,
north of Ville Sur Tourbe.
"On the left bank of the Meuse
two attacks upon one of our trenches
at Dead Man's Hill failed completely
under our fire.
"On the right bank a night counter
attack delivered by our troops east
of the Fumin made it possible for us
to reoccupy a portion of the terri
tory taken yesterday by the enemy.
We took eighty prisoners, including
one officer. ' .
"In the Lorraine district, sector of
Reillon, we drove the Germans back
from certain trenches where yester
day they secured a footing." . ,
New Postmasters for
Three Nebraska Towns
(Prom a Staff Corraapondent)
Washington, July - 12. (Special
Telegram.) The - president , today
sent senate the following nomina
tions of postmaster in Nebraska:
Patrick r. Leonard, Anselmo;
Charles S. Anderson, Fullerton; C. B.
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