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    ...... THE BEE: OMAHA, TUESDAY, JULY 17, 1917. ,
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, Three Men Killed and Two In
jured When Freighter Grace
Is Destroyed by Torpedo
From U-Boat.
(Br Aaaociated Fm.)
Washington, July 16. Sinking of
the American 6teamer Grace and the
killing of three men, one of them an
American, and the injury of two mem
bers of the naval armed guard was
announced today by the State depart
ment The steamer was owned by the
Standard Commercial Steamship cor
poration,' 15 White Hall street, New
York. It was sunk by a torpedo
from a submarine.
Those killed were:
Five men were injured by fire from
an explosion of petroleum, cargo.
Three were aliens. The two naval
sailors hurt were Hugh Donnelly
and George Wilson. -
All survivors have been landed and
the injured taken to a hospital.
v (Continued tfrom Fas Om.)
tary. , Should this report be confirmed
it would mean the return of the ar
istocratic traditions of the German
Count Brockdorff-Rantzau is
'"born," in the German sense of the
word, and highly connected at court
through his twin brother, who holds
a high court position, and through
his mother, Countess Brockdorff
Kantzau, mistress of the robes to the
empress and one of the most master
ful and dominant personages in court
life.-''.,: - .
The new foreign secretary has a
superficial reputation for being some
thing of a sluggard and a late riser,
with small taste for society. But,
beneath, he is a man of firm, strong
hand,, with considerable energy for
execution. He is about the only
German diplomat who has won the
approval of the amateur diplomatic
courtiers of Germany for keeping
the diplomatic house in order ana
checking infractions of what Ger
mans regard as the neutral attitude
of the foreign press. He is a cousin
of Count von Bcrnstorff and unmar
ried. Michaelis Policy in Doubt.
Copenhagen, July IS. Germany's
first commoner . chancellor, Dr.
i George Michaelis, a bureaucrat with
out even a noble "von" before his
name, has as yet given no indication
of his policy regarding reform and
peace. 1 '
Neither the conservatives nor the
liberals have ventured to call him
their 'own. -. -;4vv" ,jit
Thi , chancellor's first step, , whicli
might be interpreted as an indication
of an open, mind, was to receive rep
resentatives of the two divergent
' groups in the Reichstag and permit
them to explain their respective stand
points, the chancellor playing the role
of listener to the conversations con
ducted by the vice chancellor, Dr.
Karl -Helfferich, and the Reichstag
The German paper unite In char
acterizations of his energy and fair
mindedness, but are most reserved in
their predictions of his " probable
policy. The papers aligned lor the
so-called German peace are perhaps
a shade more enthusiastic about the
political possibilities under the new
regime than the radical and socialist
organs. .
The Cologne Volks Zcitune. the
Catholic organ of pan-German sym
pathies, says Ut. Michaelis tmdoubt
i-d!y 6tands nearer the right than the
left narties.
The line of the comment evidently
emanating from Wilhelmstrasse is
that the new chancellor regards as his
mission the restoration of the internal
harmony of the ration, whatever
policy may be adopted.
No matter what else may result, the
change whi undoubtedly mean the
ilisappearance of the von Betnmann
Hollweg peace program.
How Hollweg Failed.
RESIGN Admiral von Cp1U,
German Minister of Marine, suc
cessor to the infamous von Tirpits,
may be forced to resign as a re
sult of tne cabinet crisis reported
from Berlin.
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Dr. von Bethmann-Hollweg's policy
regarding the ultimate aims of the war
had from the beginning been a per
sonal one, in "which the chancellor
above the parties" had formed a pro
trrain above parliamentary parties, the
military authorities and the emperor
alike, and he endeavored by gentle,
steady pressure and suggestion to im
pose it upon a changctul sovereign
oscillating between vistas of brilliant
ayibition and realization of cold facts;
upon the puissant military caste repre
sented by Field Marshal von Hinden-
burg and oenerai juudendorn, and a
blundering, unbrilltant parliament
The appointment of Dr. Michaelis
undoubtedly means a new deal of the
cards. Berlin papers which were pub
lished before the appointment of Dr,
Michaelis was known, throw further
light on the circumstances of Dr. von
Rehtmann-HollwegV retirement. To
show that the emperor was confronted
, by the necessity ot dropping the im
pcrial chancellor or virtually the en
tire Prussian cabinet, the member of
which, including the war minister,
General von Stein, a soldier, not
nolilican. submitted their resignations
declaring that they could not remain
it von : Bctlimann-Hollweg was' re
. tained. ;
Senate Expected to Pass
Aviation Bill Promptly
Washington, July 16. -A speedy
passage by the senate of the $640,000,
0U0 aviation bill, passed by the house
Saturday, was predicted today by
Senator Chamberlain, chairman of the
military committee. He had little
doubt, he said, that the measure, pro
viding for a fleet of 2,000 airplanes
would become a law before August 1.
Germany Turns From
1 Zeppelins to Airplanes
London. Julv 16. It is reported in ;
an Exchange telegraph dispatch from
Lausanne that no more Zeppelins are :
being constructed at Friedrtchshafen.
Thousands -of workmen who hith-
erto hav been employed in building i
airships are now said to he engaged -in
the construction of a large num.
ber of airplanes. .
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Entire Eussian
Front is Scene
Of Great Struggle
(Continued From Fate One.)
njunction Against Hearst Serv
ice Becomes Effective JLfter
the Supreme Court Be
jects Appeal.
New York, July 16. -Although the
United States circuit court of appeals
some weeks since rendered a.i opin
ion granting on every point sub
mitted the injunction sought by the
Associated Press to restrain the Inter
national News Service from pirating
news belonging to the forme; 'organ
ization, the entering of the order has
been postponed by the attempts of
the defendant organization through
its counsel, bamuel Untermyer, to
obtain a stay, first, from the circuit
court, of appeals;, second, from the
district court, and, third, from a jus
tice of the supreme court ot the
United States. .
Order is Entered.
All three requests having been re
fused, the order has been entered by
direction of Judge Augustus N. Hand,
of the United States district court of
the southern district of New York
restraining the International News
Service from three practices:
(a) from inducing, or
oermittinir any telegraph editors or
other employe or agents of the com
plainant or any of its members or of
anv newspaper or newspapers owned
or represented by them or any of
them, or any such members, to com
municate to defendant or to permit
defendant to take or appropriate, for
consideration or otherwise, any news
received from or gathered for com
plainant, and from purchasing, receiv
ing, selling, transmitting or using any
news so obtained.
"(h hrom lndncinor or nrocunntr.
directly or indirectly, any of the com.
plainant's members or any of the
newspapers respresentcd by them, to
violate any of the agreements fixed
by the charter and by-laws of the
Protects Value of News.
"(c) From copyin . obtaining, tak
ing, selling, transmitting or otherwise
gaimuuy using, or irom causing u uc
copied, obtained, taken, sold, trans
mitted or otherwise gainfully used
the complainant s news, either bodily
or in substance, from bulletin issued
by the complainant or any, of its mem
bers, or from editions of newspapers
published by any of complainants
members, until its commercial value
as news to the complainant and all of
its members has passed away."
Although the court found the Asso
ciated Press was' not guilty of an"
such forms of piracy, it having vol
untarily offered to submit to a like in
junction to that contained in para
graph (c), it is ordered that such a
counter injunction also issue in that
particular. V , .
I. W. W. Movement in State
Is Not Considered Serious
Lincoln, Neb., July 16. The Ne
braska State Council of Defense will
not at this time take steps to sup
press demonstrations in Nebraska by
alleged members of the Industrial
Workers of the World, it became
known here today.
' The naval reserve recruiting officer
at North Platte, Neb., had appealed
to naval recruiting officers .here for
relief from an "Industrial Workers
of the World ;.enace and the ap
peal was placed before the council
of defense.
It was said the town was being
overrun by Industrial Workers of the
World. '
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narrow foothold on the edge of the
disputed ground.
The French in local operations
made some progress south of Ailles
on the Aisne front and repulsed sev
eral strong attacks near St. Quentin
and south of Corbeny.
On the British front only raiding
operations and artillery andairplane
activities are reported.
Russians' Take Dolina.
London, July 16. The occupation
by the Russians of the Galician town
of Dolina is reported in a Petrograd
dispatch. The army of General
Boehm-Ermoli is said to. have been
thrown back on the Carpathians.
Petrograd, July 16. The Russians
yesterday captured sixteen officers
and 900 Austro-Germans in the battle
in eastern Galicia, War department
announced today. The Russians also
took a number of machine guns.
From July 1 to July 13, the state
ment continues, 834 officers and 35,809
men were captured by the Russians.
General prusilotf s forces also cap
tured ninety-three heavy and light
guns, twenty-eight trench mortars, 403
machine guns, forty-three mine
throwers, forty-five bomb mortars,
three fire throwers, two airplanes and
much equipment.
French Beat Back Rushes.
Paris, July 16. A strong series of
German attacks last night between
the Somme and the Aisne and in the
Champagne were repelled everywhere
except near Mont Haute, in the
Champagne, where they retained a
few trench elements, the wr office
announced today. 1
Germans Blow Up French Mine.
Canadian Headquartrs in France,
July 15. Seven heavy explosions were
heard in Lens early yesterday, due to
the blowing up ol overhead machin
ery of Mine No. 13, hitherto one of
the most conspicuous mines of the
landscape in the east end of Lens.
The report follows:
"The enemy has been unable to raise
coal from this mine, because of th
constant shell fire to which it has
been subjected lately. The mine
machinery now lies in a tangled ruin,
where it was thrown by the ex
plosion. ,
"Our ttack upon Lens has resolved
itself into a fierce and long , con
tinned artillery duel. The enemy has
added greatly to the number of his
active batteries. Our gunners have
no sinecure in facing this gun con
centration and preventing the enemy
from shooting up our infantry posi
tions, which now are scattered about
in various mining villages forming the
suburbs of Lens."
' (Continued From Fate One
Cavalry Bugle Which
Once Called Custer to
Summon Fighting 4th
When Company A of the "Fight
ing Fourth" reaches the trenches,
somewhere in France, they will
carry with them a cavalry bugle,
scarred by many a battle, and a
veteran of the Indian wars. The
same bugle that called Custer be
fore the massacre in South Da
kota's hills will awaken the Omaha
boys in the shell torn valleys of
At the conclusion of the Red
Cross parade Monday S. H. Par
tons of The Omaha Bee presented
to Musician Rogers of Company A
the bugle carried by Little Frenchy,
a bugler in General Custer's cal
vary in the Indian war. Frenchy
escaped the fate of his commander,
due to the fact that a short time
before the massacre he had been
put in the guard house for disor
derly conduct. He was later fatally
stabbed in a street fight and on his
death bed presented the bugle to
Mr. Pafson s brother, who was an
agent for the Wells-Fargo Express
company and a personal friend. On
a visit to Omaha in 1880 (shortly
aiter;, Mr. Parsons brother pre
sented him the bugle and it has
been in his possession until started
on another trip to war.
Entire Debate Taken Up in
Wrangle Over Food Admin
istrator; Compromises
in Sight.
ordnance as the regular service can
spare. It is regarlled as practically
certain, however, that if the guard
divisions are sent to France at an early
date they will be equipped with
French artillery on their arrival there.
Presumably their first war work will
be with the famous French '7b$:
Shipping Is Big Problem.
Departure of the guardsmen for
France, it was indicated toda?, will
be governed by the shipping problem
War department officials regard many
divisions of the 'state troops as vir
tual v readv now for the intensive
trainina- behind the fighting I line in
France which will prepare them for
their olace in the trenches, lhere is
no reason why some elements could
not go forward at once except lack
Ot transportation ana inc suoniannc
Asistant Secretary of
Interior Sweeney Dies
. Seattle, Wash., July 16. A mes
sage from W Washington today an
nounced the death there of Bo
Sweeney of Seattle, assistant secre
tary of the interior. He was born in
Missouri and some vears ago prac
ticed law in Trinidad, Colo.
v Bee Want Ads produce results.
(Br Associated Press.)
Washington, July 16. A wrangle
over President Wilson's appointment
of Herbert C. Hoover as food ad
ministrator occupied virtually all to
day's debate in the senate on the
food control bill, but meantime con
siderable progress on compromise
amendments were made by the lead
ers in bi-partisan conferences.
tor more than two hours Senator
Reed criticised Mr. Hoover, declaring
his residence abroad had kept him
out of touch with American ideals.
Senator Phelan reptied, defending the
food administrator as a patriotic and
efficient official.
Republicans asrreed on changes in
the bill expected to commana gen
era! support, including an amendment
creating a board of food administra
tion instead of one-man control, pro
vided in the house measure. Most of
the leaders also agreed upon limiting
the control legislation to food, fuels1
and teeds, the tueis to include gaso
line and kerosene, but a considerable
senate following plans to insist upon
retention of government control over
steel and iron and their products.
Another conference will be held to
morrow by leaders with a meeting of
the senate democratic steering com
mittee planned later for final negotia
tion toward a complete compromise.
OmahUM Wed In Chicago.
Chlcaito. July it. (Special Telegram.)
Stephen Pi Sullivan and Mies Papllno. Urod
beek, both ot Omaha, were licensed to wed
here) today.
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Find Cavalryman With Throat
Cut Lying on Track at
Globe; Letters Reveal
I. W. W. Strike Plot.
(Br Associated Press.)
Globe, Ariz., July 16. Private Cas
sidy of a troop of United States cav
alry on strike duty here was found
on the railroad track near Old Do
minion mine early today with his
throat cut and his body lacerated by
a freight jain. The coroner imme
diately bean an investigation to as
certain whether Cassidy was killed
by the train or was murdered and
his bodj thrown on the track.
Letters Reveal Plot.
Jerome, Ariz., July 16. Two boxes
of caps used to detonate dynamite
and correspondence c'leged to reveal
details of Industrial Workers of the
World plans to tie up the copper min
ing Industry in Arizona were found
here today m a suitcase said to be
long to James (Red) Thompson,
known as an Industrial Workers of
the World leader. Thompson was de
port d with sixty-two other men last
Tuesday and now is held at Pres
cott. Few Deported Men Return.
Bisbee, July 16. Several of the men
deported from the Warren district
last Thursday 'have returned and been
allowed to remain, it became known
today, while others have been turned
back at the borders of this section by
armed guards. .
The guards are examining passen
gers on all trains entering the district
and turning back those nt desired,
while parties of guards continue on
duty on the principal roads coming
into the district.
A number of men in Bisbee, whose
cases have been looked into by .the
guards, have been urged to leave and
nearly in every case have taken the
first train out.
Bisbee continues quiet. The oper
ators today report another increase in
the number of men at work.
Liner Aground Off Cape
Race May Be Total Loss
St. Johns, N. F., July 16. The Norwegian-American
line steamship Kris
tianiafjord, which went aground near
Cape Race in a fog yesterday, was
pounding heavily in the surf today
and it was feared that it would be
come a total loss. It had swung about
so that it was parallel with the shore
and all its forward holds are filled
with water. The Kristianiafjord, a
ship of 10,000 tons, was bound from
New York for a Norwegian port with
passangers and freight. It had
touched at Halifax, where it was ex
amined by the British authorities.
The passengers, all of whom were
landed in safety, arrived here today.
Streetcar Strike Ties
i Up Traffic in Tacoma
Tacoma, Wash., July 16. Not a
street car was running for Tacoma
city traffic today as the result of the
failure of the Tacoma Railway and
Power company and its employes to
settle their difficulties.
Organization in Fifteen States
Yet Incomplete and Thou
sand Districts Have Not
Washington, July 16. On the basis
of advices today from various states
where the organization work of the
exemption boards has not been com
pleted War department officials said
the drawing for the army selective
conscription hardly could be held be
fore Saturday at the earliest.
Fifteen states have not reported the
completion of their exemption board
organization. The process followed
by the boards is to file two copies of
their completed and numbered lists
of registrants as soon as the serial
numbers have been arranged. One
copy is mailed to the provost marshal
general in Washington and the other
to the governor of the state. Less
than 1,000 of the 4.5S9 districts
are still to be heard from in Washing
ton and probably only a few hundred
have noit reported as yet to the gov
ernors. In California, for instance, the gov
ernor would receive his copy from
any exemption board four or five days
before the mail would bring to Wash
ington a copy of the provost marshal
general. The governor would report
tovthe provost marshal general only
when every district in his tate had
been heard from.
N Thrills.
"This seems to be a very dangerous
precipice," remarked the tourist. "I wonder
that they have not put up a warning
"Yes.' answered the guide, "It is danger
ous. Tbey kept a warning board up for
two years, but no one tell over, so It was
taken down." Harper's Magazine.
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Plan to Attend
The Alteration Sale
Basement Apparel
Commencing Wednesday
this sale of seasonable ap
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a reason.
A Pump Sale
more interesting than
any we have ever held.
Summer Hats
' for Much Less
Cushion Brim White
Milans, $2.95.
Felt Sport Hats, at
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A small assortment, in
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sweaters all very at
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