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THE BEE: OMAHA, WEDNESDAY, JULY 19, 1916.
BRITISH WEDGE IS
London Reports Capture of
Several Important Points
North of Ovlllers.
CAPTURE SOME TRENCHES
London, July 18. Substantial prog
rett by the British on a front of 1,000
yard north of Ovillera, was an
nounced today by the war office.
The statement follows :
"Thick mist and incessant rain still
are interfering with our operations
in the neighborhood of the Somme,
but to the north of Oviller j, we made
substantial progress last night on a
front of 1,000 yards. The enemy was
driven out of several strongly de
wended points and we captured some
prisoners and six machine guns. '
"Near Wytschaete (Belgium) we
made a successful raid into German
trenches. Opposite Cuinohy (North
ern France) a similar attempt by the
enemy was frustrated by our fire."
British and French Defeated.
Berlin, July 18. (Wireless to Say
ville.) Heavy attacks last night by
the British against Fozieres on the
Somme front, and positions to the east
were repulsed aa were attacks by the
French at Biaches, La Maisonett, Bar
leux and Soyecourt, according to the
official headquarter'! statement today.
The text of today's statement on
fighting on the western front says:
"At numerous points along the
northern front, enemy patrols were
repulsed by our defense. In a British
trench east of Vernielles, a German
patrol captured one officer, four non
commissioned officers and eleven men.
"On both sides of the Somme artil
lery preparation was in progress dur
ing the day. In the evening strong
attack against Pozieret and the posi
tion to the eastward, and also against
Biaches, La Maisonette, Bar leux and
Soyecourt, were everywhere repulsed
with heavy tosses to the enemy.
"Ifl the Meutfi sector there haa hn
lively artillery activity and minor
nana grenaae engagements.
ft Qulf Flood Turns
New York, July 18. A new theory
to explain the presence of large
schools of shark along the north At
lantic seaboard was ottered by Cap
tain W. Jensen of the United Fruit
steamship Calamares, which arrived
He expressed the belief that the
gulf stream has curved toward the
coast and that tropical fish-of every
variety toon will abound in the waters
adjacent to Long island. Two hun-
area miles irom Mew York bun day
night Captain Jensen said the tem
perature of the water was 74 degrees
unusually warm for this latitude. .
Stone of Sioux. City Wins .
: Over Dux of .Sioux Falls
... oioux raus, a. u, juiy io. isprcai
, Telegram.)r-P)ay in the ,. singles
events at tne eignteenm annual tour
., nament of the South' Dakota Tennis
association worked into the third
round today. The doublet play will
' open tomorrow.
i' Among the matches .finished in the
firat round of the tingles were- the
following: Stone of Sioux City won
over Dux of Sioux Fallt, 6-1, 6-4.
; In the tecond round of the tourna-
ment play Zimmer of Aebrdcen won
Irom atone ot aioux City. 6-4. 6-3.
. ' Barton of Sioux Falls won from
.Naeve of Sioux City, 6-0, 6-1.
A..L. - n ei-a n
ouosea oremen inui an us
Way to Rio Janeiro Port
; Berlin, July 18 (Via London) The
Bremen report printed abroad that
'(he new submarine Bremen is pro-
J ceding to Rio Janeiro it erroneous,
t it believed here that the report
. wat purposely circulated with a view
. to eliciting the real destination of
tne unaer-sea Doit.
, . the Bremen lett tne weser shortly
alter the ueutseniand and strict
tecrecy hat been maintained regard'
. ing it destination.
Grand Circuit Races
Called Off Through Rain
. Cleveland, O, July 18. The grand
i circuit races at North Randall were
called off at 3:4 J this afternoon be
cause of rain, after delay of an hour.
-, Starters only succeeded in getting off
the first heat of the North Randall
sweepstakes and the 2:05 class pacing
wnen tne storm Drake, lhe remain
der of otday't card will be run Sat-
urday. - .
' - Bw Me fatal (a Oae. '
t wall, feroaer cltr oomrtrollar, ana raeaatly
a apaelal officer oa the water front, was
klllee. aaa W. W.- Itorrla and C. "V. Kerrey,
- immbn n, I ha nrnhlKKlnn ..f.iu.n.. I
. aquae at tha oeetue police, force, wort
eerleeal Injur In a pluol flM. which
reeeiioe irom rata en tna Dar In For
a wo avwt m, loaor.
s WUI Oat laataat Ballet.
. Dr. ajell'a rta-Tar-Uaaor aoothee rear
eeae-k, ellare Uitlemraatlee. ioomm tka
. sneeoa eat fat areata much battar. tie.
ll araaawa. Aovaniaomani.
following rp their
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tlMr ten 4rtTM etoM to ttu third Mm
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mora thai half mil.
Tit AN ATTACK LAST right la tbo Pmea
Uam Mtwoea L MoioaMtto ud Btocbot
tho Ooraiaao ntMeoded la retaining tr
017 along tho eaaal oaot of Bloehoo.
.iiier Ma alt on La MaiftoiMtto, Itself a
costly opratloa, was a failure, mjm thia
afMrnooii'i Parta bollctla.
IN THE VEBDl'K BEOIOX fighting oa tbo
oaat haak of tho Mooao resulted la ad
vantege to tho Freaeb, according to tho
TEUTONS HAKE GAIN
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; Washington Affairs
Pinal asreomeai or emendmento to tho
MmulatraUaa ahlsvlni bill vu nachod by
damocrmtlc momboro of tht aonata eommoroo
- oaanouttao. Cloor rottrtctlana aa oondlttona
aneor arbloh tha. aovonimont may onorato
; marekaat voaael al tho principal abjoot of
taa aaaanamonta aarcod an.
Tha aonata eonnrmol Froaldent Wllion'i
ftoml nation at Koprooontativo Jamta Hay of
Vlrftnla aa a Juatlco ot tho court of olalma
Mr. Hay will roaurn from eoairoaa at tho
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Caaatnietloa of onouah hlah nowar anil.
aircraft ruao ta aapply all aotlvo aattlaahlpi
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' awe aa ar oiroouoo. .
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againtt the French positions from
Biaches to La Maisonette, several
attempts to take La Maisonette failed
with heavy losses to the Germans, the
statement says, but groups of the at
tacking forcei spread along the canal
on the east tide of Biaches, where
the fighting continues.
A German raid on Hill 304, on the
Verdun front, west of the Mente,
was broken up by French infantry fire.
bast ot the river there was tighting
with grenades, in which the advan
tage retted with the French. The
artillery, wat active about La Laufee
Rust Defeated in Bukowina.
Berlin. July 18. (By Wireleit to
Sayville.) The complete repulse of
Kustitn attacks In the region west
and southwett of Lutsk was an
nounced today by the war office.
south and toutheatt of Kma the
Russians continued their strong of
fensive, but their assaults broke down
before the Oerman lines or were re
pelled by counter attacks where the
oerman trenches naa been penetrated.
The ooerationt on the Russian front
in Volhynia, which resulted in a with
drawal of Teutonic linet touthwett
of Lutsk behind the lower Lipa, to
gether witn military activities on otn
er sectors of this front, are recorded
in the Auttro-Hungarian headquar
ters statement of July 17, received
here from Vienna. (A portion of thia
statement wat received latt night by
cable by way of London). The state
lhe renewed advances oy tne
Russians in Bukowina against our po
sitions touth and southwest of the
Moldava were without success and
cost the enemv heavy losses-
un ootn siuea oi ine roesi ma
trick north of the Prislop bridge,
there was fighting between recon
noitering detachments and tcouting
'-'Advances by tne Russians near
Zahib and Tatarov were repulaed.
Our sentries northwest ot Barka-
now (on the Stripa in eastern Gali
cia) frustrated an enemy attempt to
advance from his trenches.
"Southwest of Lutsk the Russians
attacked with numerically superior
forces. The front section near Szk-
lln withdrew into the district east ot
Eirorochoff.- Covered on the west
(Unlc-by a German counter altackhe
allied troops fighting south of Lutsk
thereupon were withdrawn behind
the lower Lipa without being dis
turbed by the enemy.
"A Russian night attack west of
Torchyn (on the road from' Lutsk to
Vladimir-Volynski, wat repuiteq.
Meeting at Capital
Washinston. Tulv 18. The National
Aianriatinn of Postmaster! of the
United - Slates ooened a four days'
meeting here today to ditcutt meant
m imnrovinir ine Dosiai system, sub
jects before the convention included
betterment ot the railway man service
to insure oromDter rural deliveriea.
benefits of government ownership of
automobile equipment and installation
of a more efficient newtpaper carry
ing railroad plan, Dclegatet number
about l,uw. ... .
Co in M. Seloh. oostmaster at St
Louis, Mo., it president of the asso
Addresses by President Wilson and
Postmaster Genercl Burleson will be
features of the meeting. Daniel C
Roner. first assistant oostmaster gen
eral, wat on the program today. The
preaident will give a lawn party on
the White House grounds for tht
postmasteri r riday.
Plan World-Wide Congress
In Interest of Temperance
Mitchell. S. D.. July 18. Officert
of the Anti-Saloon League of America
have taken stent to hold a world
wide ; tempertnee congress . at the
same time and Dlace as the confer
ence which will settle terms of peace
after the present war in Europe, aaid
K. N.. Holsaple, superintendent of the
South Dakota league, wno nas re
turned from Indianapolis, where he at
tended the national convention ot tne
organization. He said that the plan
was not utooiau. but was nasea upon
the action of various governments
now at war in suppressing the sale of
U. S. Soldiers on Border to
Retreat for Sanitary. Reasons
San Antonio, Tex., July 18. Eight
thousand guardsmen now at Laredo,
Tex., will be moved back from the
border to one of the smaller towns on
the railroad connecting Laredo and
Sa,i Antonio, unless Ueneral runston
alters his plana announced today.
Citizen! of Laredo recently sent to
Texat congressman a telegraphic pro
test against tne unsanitary condition
of the guardsmen a camp, calling at
tention to the limited water supply.
" Republicana WUI Meat, '.
Aurora. Neb., July 18 The re
publican county convention will be
held next Saturday at the court house.
The republicani of Hamilton county
are planning a thorough organization
of the county this fall. There will
be no erogretive ticket tn the county.
Most of them are now republicani
in every tense ot tna ward.
. Oats Torm aa ran.
Dalath. Minn.. Jaly II Joepeh. v. Wlac
former receloera olork la tho United atatoa
land office here, waa today aontoneod to
one year ana tnree raonino in tne federal
penitentiary at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., fat.
fowlne a plea af tullty before Judto Mor
rle la the United fttatoa district court. Wlna
waa arralrned on two char re, oaa tor
zortory aaa one lor amnoaaiomoat.
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KILLS FOUR AND
(Caatlnaed from Pave One.) '
and part of the kitchen into the alley
and when the police weie able to en
ter the building it was a wreck. They
found an explanation in Mclntyre s
notes, which he left scrawled in lead
pencil on a soiled piece of brown pa
per. "The almigh'v Gd has nade me a
prophet unto all nations ana also my
wife, Hattie Mclntyre," ran the note.
Note Left by Fanatic.
You shall know that the Lord has
sent me to gather unto the Lord the
remnant of the Adonic seed."
(At this place in the scrawl, the
negro wrote three capitel C's and
the initials "P. H.") '
'The Lord has made me the saviour
of all Africans of America and now I
shall recommend all that are worthy
unto my Heavenly Father, the great
God of all creation. The Lord has
given me a spirit to judge the quick
and the dead.
I must die in this land that I may
carry my reports unto Almighty God
concerning the land of the United
Begins Shooting at S O'clock.
The negro first attracted the atten
tion of neighbors by thouting about
3 o'clock in the morning. He grew
more violent toward 5 o'clock and
alarmed neighbor! came out to inves
tigate. The negro began to shoot
and calls immediately were sent to
Frank Freemuth, one of the police,
told thit story: -
"Stuart Dean was shot when he en
tered the building after breaking
down a rear door. I and four other
policemen were with him, but he was
the tint to enter, tie waa tnot and
killed the instant that he crossed the
threshold. Clement . and . Crabtree
were thot when they entered to re
cover Dean't body. Both fell and we
had to go In and get the three of
them. ...... -
'The crazy negro wat barricaded
behind a trunk and other article!
when we came in. He had a rifle and
a revolver and fired to fast that I
couldn't count them." '
Story ot Mrs. Knox.
Mrs. Knox gave thit version:
"I wtt awakened at S o'clock by
thoutt and screams," she said. "I
awakened my husband and we found
that the tcreamt came from. a woman
at Mclntyre' t home. We went out
on our porch." A bullet struck my
husband and he fell dead. I atarted
back in the houte to warn my niece.
A bullet ttruck me tn the back.
Mrs. Knox told her story from a
cot in the hospital, where it was said
her condition was serious. She said
that neighbors for some months had
considered Mclntyre queer and did
not associate with him. His actions
at times became to strange that the
police were called, but his offenses
were not considered serious enough
to warrant arrest.
Woman Loads Guns.
Mclntyre't wife it tupposed to have
assisted him by reloading his
weapons. A cartridge belt was found
around her waist similar to one warn
by her husband. The negro fired
with deliberation, almost as though
at target practice.
After the neighbors became
aroused it was not long until squads
of nolice flocked to the scene,
headed by Chief Healey himself. It
wat 8 o'clock, however, three hours
after the firing of the first shot, be
fore the tragedy ended with the death
of itt instigators.
The first detail of twelve policemen
under Lieutenant Wesley Westbrook
attempted to storm the house with
clubs and pistols, but were driven
back- Kitles were brought up. ifie
blue coats poured a fusilade into ev
ery window. For a time the negro
ceased to fire and it was thought he
wat dead, when a policeman tried the
door he reopened tire, going irom
window to window and firing with
Fire Goes Out
The bluecoatt were chary of Mc-
Intvre't marksmanship by this time
and authority was obtained to fire the
building. It was to hazardous an
undertaking, however, that only a
small blaze was started among the
shingles, and thit died out of itself.
Policeman Dean was killed as he
broke down the rear door, of the Mc
lntyre house. Clement and Crabtree
were thot when they entered to re
cover Dean't body. Mrt. Overmeyer
waa alain when the went in tearch of
her husband, who had gone to inves
tigate the shooting.
Dynamite finally was brought and
exploded, wrecking the house. Mra.
Mclntyre't head was blown off and
her body riddled with bullets. She
was found thus, but Mclntyre, al
though wounded, was leaning against
a bedroom door leading from the
kitchen. Before he could fire a bullet
one from one of the officers found its
mark in his head. He was taken to a
hospital, where he died.
Shoots and Fatally
Wounds a Mexican
Douglas, Ariz., July 18. Private R.
Tucker, Eleventh infantry, shot and
probably fatally wounded Antonio
Rodriguez, a Mexican musician late
today while the Mexican and a com
panion were making their way toward
the international boundary. One of
them carried a rifle, according to the
All American guards are said to
have instructions to fire on anyone
bearing arms should they fail to halt
when ordered to do so. They are also
said to have been instructed to pre
vent any traffic with Mexico here or
at any other point than the closely
guarded gate at the American customs
Colfax Convention Favors
Change in Primary System
Leigh, Neb., July 18. (Special Tele-gram.)-The
republican county con
venion was held at Schuyler this aft
ernoon. Delegatet to the state con
vention were telected at follows:
lames Palik, J. J. Hansen, W. F.
Adamek, J. M. MundiL Charles R.
Kuhle, Fred Moeller, S. C. Webber,
George W. Wertz, Otto Zuelow, Clar
ence Childress, John Sucha, S. P.
Schultz and George Wilch.
The convention went on record at
favoring the repeal of the present pri
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rooms and discussed the ways and
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British Drive Wedge Further
Into Oerman Army, Slavs
Torce Them Across Lipa.
STRIKE AT HDTDENBTJ&O
London. July lfU-The tuccettca of
the entente allies are following -each
other with great rapidity. Today
brought newt of further important
gaint for them on both the western
and caatern fronts, arousing enthu-
siaam among uh dtiiuq puouc naruiy
lest thin that caused by the reception
of the firat newt of the allied oifen-
The dispatch of General Sir Doug
las Haig today ahowa that the steady
pretiurc of the British arms it forcing
an ever deepening aalient into the
German lines, and the commander-in-chief
for the firat time produce! evi
dence in the thape of documents cap
tured from the Germans giving testi
mony as to the high price the Ger
mans are paying in casualties.
The British have Improved their po
sition along almost the whole of their
line of the battle front, capturing by
assault 1,500 yards of the German tec
ond line potitiont north of the Ba-zentin-Le-Petit
wood, a strong Ger
man position from the water to the
farm between Longueval and Guill
mont, betides completing the capture
of the whole of the village of Or-
villert la Boisselle. These gains bring
the British almost to the crest of the
Albert plateau, where stretches the
German third line.
The news from the eastern front
today waa equally important. The
Russian commander, General Kuro
patkin, has launched an offensive
againtt Field Marshal von Hinden
burg on the Dvina river, and General
von Linsingen't troops, southwest ol
Lutsk, have been compelled to retire
behind the Lipa river, while in the
course of Sunday's fighting in Vol
hynia the Russians captured an addi
tional 13,000 prisoners and thirty guns.
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