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WHITE FLAG AS
. YANKEES ATTACK
Enemy Cavalry is Dispersed
West of Belleau Wood as
v - Americans Fire Into
London, June 14. A party of TO
Germans among the troops who at
tacked the Americans northwest of
Chateau Thierry Thursday, surren-
dered under 'a flag of truce, reports
the correspondent of the Daily Mail
with the American forces in Franc:.
All the German attacks failed and
they left behind them dead and
Describing the day's events the
- "The Germans apparently are an-
noyed it losing Belleau wood. All
night and early this morning guns
of almost every caliber pounded the
American lints at Bouresches and
"Local attacks, more or less feeble
b strength, followed, and the Ger-
, mans entered the treets of Boure
sches. Nevertheless, the attacks
attacks failed and the enemy left be
hind a number of dead, several
wounded and many prisoners, 50 of
whom, surrendered under a flag of
truce, machine guns and trench mor
tars. "About 400 enemy cavalry were dis
covered south'of Eterpilly, north of
Bouresches, yesterday, but few re
turned after the Americans had fired
"It is believed the Germans have
ordered fresh divisions to the Amer
ican sector near Bussiares, west of
Santiago, Chile, June 14. The
Nation, the official organ of the gov
ernment, publishes aa article which
' fayl that the government of the
United States desires to form a po
litical bloc with the nations of South
America, with the object of moving
in concert with them .in future af
fairs. ' -;' -:
It adds that the Bryan formula for
submitting to arbitration all ques
tion! arising between nations had
swept aside the suspicions which' had
been felt in South American countries
toward the policies of the United
States. ; ' " ': . . ,
The article closet with felicitations
over the cordiality of the United
State which it says, "will make all
America political force and a great
The sam tdea is echoed by other
Actor Sidney Drew Uses ,
Son in Airplane Encounter
Aw York, June 14. Corp. Sidney
Rankin Drew, whose death is reported
(Von) . Faris, was the son Sidney
Drew, the actor. He enlisted in the
French aviation corps and sailed
from New York for i ranee just one
year from the date on which he was
reported to havs been killed, May 18.
Mr, Drew last week received a letter
from the American ( Red Cross at
Washington, containing the informa
tion that Corporal Drew's machine
nad been' (hot down within the .Ger
man lines, and, while there was no
confirmation that he had been' killed,
it was feared he had not escaped
with his life.
. i '
Work or Fight War Rule is ,
Emphasized in Ship Plants
" Baltimore, Md.,' June 14. Unless
aome 15,000 workers in shipyards,
munition plants and other industries
engaged upon government work con
tent to work a full week instead of
three or four days, as they have been
doing at high wages, they will be
tent to Camp Mead in batches to be
put through daily drills at a
month and board. Federal officers
reclassifying the workers have found
many working in .. ijaU-pearte.d man
ner to escape the draft.
Fourteen Warrants Out When
Mob Slays Bismarck Wojnan
Bismarck, N. D., une 14. Four-
teen warrants have been issued in
: Connection with the killing of Mrs.
F.. E.: Perras of Hazleton, who was
shot when a mob, attempting to lo
cate r. W, Daugherty, an alleged
wheat hoarder, called at her home
tarly last Friday, it was announced
by Scott Cameron, state's attorney of
Emmons county. The state's httorney
refused to make known the names un
il rre$ts have been made. i
McAcloo Refuses to Divulge
Secret Financial Information
. Washington, June 14. Secretary
UcAdoo today denied the senator's
request for information as to what
, itepe ere being taken to stabilize the
value of the American dollar abroad.
Asked for information in a senate
resolution he replied that in the coin-
ion of President Wilson it would be
inadvisable to SudoIy it at this time
, for fear it might reach enemy coun-
. Hun Plot Suspected as Five
Poughkeepsie, N. YJune 14. Five1
, txplosions in ouick succession in the
furnaces of the Price Fire and Water
Proofing company put the factory out
3i commission, inat the explosions
were the result of a plot to damage
.ne plant so that it could not fill con
tracts with the government for mat
;g gas mask material is the belief of
A tlliam B, Price, general manager,
Aviator Fails 700 Feet as S
Attempts to Spin Nose Dive
Decatur, HL Tune 14. Lloyd VV.
Brown of Decatur, cadet aviator at
-hanute field, was injured in a fall
last night when his machine went into
1 cnmnitlff nnaa Airtm frnm 7V
Extent ol his injuries is uncertain as
In Our New Home.
Though we were out of the zone of
fire except for stray activities in
Boche airplanes might indulge them
selves, as our hosts were frequently
likely to remind us, lest we fancy our
selves too secure, I suppose we were
by no means out of hearing of the
grim work that was going on a few
miles away. The big guns, of course,
are placed well behind the front line
trenches, and we could hear their sul
len, constant quarreling with Fritz and
his artillery. The rumble of the Hun
guns came to us, too. But that is a
sound to which you soon get used, out
there in France. You pay no more
heed to it than you do to the noise
the 'buses make in London or the
trams in Glasgow.
In the morning I got my first
chance really to see Tramecourt. The
chateau is a lovely one, a fine example
of such places. It had not been
knocked about at all, and it looked
much as it must have done in times
of peace. Practically alt the old fur
niture was still in the rooms and there
were some fine old pictures on the
walls that It gave me great delight
to see. Indeed, the rare old atmos
phere of the chateau was restful and
delightful in a way that surprised me.
I had been in the presence of real
war for just one day. And yet I took
pleasure in seeing again the comforts
and some of the luxuries of peace I
That gave mean idea of what this tort
of place must mean to men from the
trenches. It must seem like a bit of
Jieaven to them to come back to Au
bigny or Tramecourtl Think of the
The chateau, which had been 'taken
over by 4he British army, belonged to
Comte de Chabot, or, rather, to his
wife who had been Marquise de
Tramecourt. one of the French fami
lies of the old regime. Although the
old nobility of France has ceased to
have any legal existence under the
republic, the old titles are still used
as a, matter of courtesy, and they have
a real meaning and value. This was
a pleasant place, this chateau of
Tramecourt; I should like to see it
again in days of peace, for then it
Washington, June 14. The army
casualty list today contained 119
names divided ai follows:
Killed In, action 29.
Died of wounds 5.
Died of accident 3.
Died of disease 6.
Wounded severely 70.
Wounded, degree undetermined t.
Missing in action 5,
Killed in Action.
Capt. Frank W. Hulett, Lewiston.
'Lt. Francis Sexon, Darien, Conn.
Lt. George Stein. New York City.
Sergt. Michael A. Bovie. Cheboy
Sergt. James L Woodslde, State
ville, N. C.
Corp. George Bell, Winchester,
Corp. Charles O. Brown, Poplar
Corp. James W. Brown, rhoentx
Corp. Richard &. conovor, Last
Greenwich, R. I.
Michael Dana Capsack, Chicago.
Joseph if. .Carlson, Nobble,
John Ciyreski, Glasgow, Mont.
James C. Floyd, Rogersville, Tenn.
George D. Hutchins, Hickman, Ky.
. Nikolaj .Jaworski, Chicago.
Harold J. Johnson, Penn Yan, N. Y.
Ira H. Justice, Trimble, Tenn.
John F. Kemig, Spalding, Idaho.
Vincent M. Lenahan, 1 Waterford,
NV Y. .
Romulus Meehan, La Salle, 111.
Frank J. Michael, St. Louis. '
Ray A. Noyd, Waterloo, Mont.
Thomas J. Powers, Garden City,
Charles H. Reeder, Sioux City, Ia.
Samuel B. Rottenberg. New York
Morris Salner, Jersey City.
Nicholas' Schneider, Souckatchis,
Bufordl Stewart, Manafile, Ala.
Fidossy Zitinetz, Laona, Wis.
Died of Wounds.
Gordon Warde Bates, Shelby, Mich.
John II. Coyle, Brighton, Mass.
'rank E. Malone, Mount Horeb.
Clyde Millard, Montpelier, Ind.
John A. Stange, Columbus, O.
Died of Disease. '
Willie Couch, Newman, Ga.
James Dodin, ChattanoogaTenn.
' William F. Foster, Willowbar, Okl
Wade Holden, Jefferson, O.
Clarence S. Partridge, Lt Cygne,
John W. Trice, Council Bluffs, Ia.
Died of Accident.
Civilian II. C. Shaw, Cambridge,
George W. Gehlea, Brooklyn.
Charles H. McCarthy, Tiffin, O.
Lt Ocorc C ilusclo, Watertmry, Conn.
BrU. Robert L Colllni. Brldranort.
i.ono.; unvor n. Davis, TonKari, N. T
Roy Dunbar, Chicago, 111 ; Uart J. Fin
psan, Nw Brunswick,. N. J.; Jremla'u
Sbsthp. Lyrracrompan. Ireland.
Corp. Lloyd Bundaen. Krkhovn, Minn.)
Tony Brltsak, Chicago, lit; Ltlgb K.
Busier. South Charleston, O.; Karl Oarrstt,
Windsor. III.: Wilbur F, Hanson. Brooklyn,
N. Y.i William Uetsal. Consreas Park. Ill :
Paul E. Jones, Harvard, 11 an ; Jsco'b
Kaufman, Brooklyn, N. T.l John Lyden,
Letterfraek. Ireland; Carl Roche, Hudson,
Mass.; Fred J. Ryan. Lowell, Mass ; John
1. Btets, ihlcato. III.) Harold O. thomp.
son, New Britain,. Conn.; Privates Merrill
M. Barbea, Splro, Okie.; Luther E. Bar.
Msysvllle, Ky.; James C. Blackburn, 8haw
ne, Okl.; Leon Blusser, Columbus Grave,
Homer Broollette, North Adams.
Mass.; Robert Catr.oert, Plqua, O.; Harold
C Clark. Watertown. N. T.! Morrla Cohen.
Milwaukee. Wis.; Frank Cunnlnchsm, Baly.
more", Ireland; Johnnie Damron, Fort Gay
W Va. y
Ira Flood, EhepherdsvlUs, Ky.j Robert C
uaiewooa. rsducah, Ky.; Roy M. Olew,
Farley, la.) Antonio Graasl. lloissno, Italy;
Paul Urtraes, Oreencastle, Ind.; Louis Quit
beau, Rnaudvllle, La.; Martin Hasset. Chi
eo. 1U ; Lewis F. Hicks. Naples, Te.;
Stephen H. Hurtuk. Bridgeport. , Conn.;
swnara K Jackson, Chicago. III.; Albert
n "w. ueiveeton, Tex.; Homer Jones.
w i wtuiam C. Kemp. Crumo
William H. McCoinb. Newcastle.
af t?ii Lauder
Cxperiences oft tAe Western
must be even more delightful than it
was when I came to know it so well.
Tramecourt was to be our home, the
headquarters of the Reyerend Harry
Lauder, M. P., Tour, during the rest
of our stay at the front. We were to
start out each morning, in the cars, to
cover the ground appointed for that
day, and to return at night. But it
was understood that there would be
days when we would get too far away
to return at night, and other sleeping
quarters would be provided on such
I grew very fond of the place while
I was there. The steady pounding of
the guns did not disturb my peace of
nights, as a rule. But there was one
night when I did lie awake for hours
listening. Even to my unpracticed
ear there was a different quality in
the sound of the cannon that night. It
had a fury, an intensity, that went be
yond anything I had heard. And
later I learned that I had made no
mistake in thinking that there was
something unusual and portentous
about the fire that night. What I had
listened to was the preliminary drum
fire and bombardment that prepared
the way for the great attack at Mes
sines, near Ypres the most terrific
bombardment recorded in all history
up to that time,
The fire that night was like a gut
tural chant. It had a real rhythm; the
beat of the guns could almost be
counted. And at dawn there came
the terrific explosion of the great mine
that had been prepared, which was the
signal for the charge. Mr. Lloyd
George, I am told, knowing the exact
moment at which the mine was
to be exploded, was awake, at
home in England, , and heard it,
across the channel, and so did many
folk who did not have his exceptional
sources of information. I was one of
thrml And I wondered greatly until
I was told what had been done. That
was one of the most brilliantly and
successfully executed attacks of the
whole war, and vastly important in
its results, although it was, compared
to the great battles on the Somme
and up north, near Arras, only a
imall and minor operation.
We settled down, very quickly in-
Denlaon, Tex.; Frank It. Mills, Mlllhurn.
N. J ; Alexander Mnorhesd. New York;
Oeorge L, Nugent, Pllver Springs, N. T.
Arthur Olson, Chicago; William H. Os
horn, Troy, N. T. ; Lee Peters. Earnestvllle,
Ky. ; Myles F.. Ralls, Lowell, Mass.; Rodney
Rlcketts, Banders, Ky.; Leonard C. Ruch,
Buena Vista, Ua.; John Schoepke, Fon du
Lao, Wis.; Clarence Scran, Bay City, Mich.;
Julius W. Bchleuter, North Henemonle,
Wis.; Barney Hbeveland. Scandinavia, Wis.;
John Shutnvlch, New Tork; Joseph Socha,
Minneapolis. Minn.; Jack Brok, Youngs-
town, O. ; Earnest Strickland, Center, Tex.;
Martin Walsh, Richmond, Cal.; Joseph Wa
slleskl, Depue, III.) Frank K. Wesbsrry,
Woodvllle, Miss.; Lulgl Soldo, Pittsburgh.
Pa.: Peter P. Wtslolowskl, Chicago; John
zuds, Brooklyn, Pf. I.
Wounded (Degree Undetermined.)
Private. Frederick Krelnbrlng, Brandon,
Hissing In Action.
Corp. Frederlo R. Hyde, Chester, Vt.
Privates Teodor Nowoaelskl, Union City,
Conn.; Edward N, Pope, Hardwlck. Vt. ;
Clarenn H. Reldls, Bristol, Conn.; Charles
r. sturgeon, Bristol, conn.
Lt. Charles W. Maxson. Baltimore, Md,
Eight Marines Killed.
t Washington, June 14. A marine
corps casualty list, issued today,
showed 62 names. Of these eight
were killed in action, six died of
wounds and 48 were severely
Mai. Beniamin S. Berrv of New
York City and Capt. Oscar R. Cauld-
well of Crawfordsville, Ind., were
among the severely wounded.
Killed In Action.
flergt. Thorns II. Wales, Weston. W. Va.
Corp Francis Dock. South Boston, Mass,
Corp. Oeorge A. Mlncey, Ogeechee, Oa
Corp Charles V. Brown, St. Paul, Minn.
Corp' Mearl C, Alexander, Charen, Pa.
Corp. Cleo B. Davis, Bowling Oreen, Ky.
James B. Kellum, Maysvllle Ky.
Jat H. Hehall, Templeton, Pa.
Died From Wounds In Action.
Corp. Louis Peter, Chicago, 111.
Keneston P. Landers, Syracuse, N T,
William T. R. Budlong, Marinette, Wis.
Robert C. Oourley, Waterville, O.
Lester March, MUllken, Colo.
Aden Brown, Clyde, N. T.
Maj. Benjamin 8. Berry, New York City,
Capt. Oscar R. Cauldwell, Crawfords
Lt. Hughh MrFarland, Brownwood, Tex.
Lt. Max D. GUirinan, St. Johnabury, Vt.
Lt. Shaler Ladd, Chevy Chase, Md.
Privates Frederick L. Dace. Klvlns. Mo .
and Atlllo J. Mlgnacco San Francisco, Cal.
Gunnery Sergt. Richard 8. Ross, Topeka,
Privates .Bates Bryan, Montpelier, Idaho;
Edward a). Cabell, Philadelphia; JohnvKrlv.
do. Murray Ulty, u. : William T, Hayden
Hermansvllls. Md.; Henry J. Ds Chant,
Adrian. Mtch.; Richard A. Powers, Clnon'
natl, O. ; Daniel W. Ueorge, Greensburg, P.
Gunnery Sergt Charles F. McCarthy, Chi
Corp. Bert C, Smith, Pewltt, Mich.
Sergt Paul J. Roblnett, Hsrtvtlle, Mo.
Privates John F. McCarthy, South Boston,
Mass.; Claud Marcus, Chicago; Gilbert Cl
cero Hudlow, Atlanta, Oa. ; Arthur Filter,
Sheboygan, wis.; John T. Evans, Cincinnati
Kufus H. Skinner. Camden, N. X.; Richard
E. Johnson, Chicago.
Gunnery Sergt Charlea Hoffman, Brook
lyn. N. T,
Privates Harry D. Wolf. Haven. Kan.;
Forest N. Racey, Caldwell, O.; Zell Gold
berg, Minneapolis; Ralph Rodgsrs, Paul's
Gunnery Bergt Cecil A. Williams, Akoa-
XII, N. C.
Corps. Albert Grant, Amesbury, Mass.:
Percy Shepherd, Colllnwood, O.
Privates Russell E. Tucker, Buffalo: wll
Ham R. MoCullough, Glendals, L. I.; Lewie
Mccurry, Wheatland. Cal.: Charles E. Nel
aon, 1014 West Second street, north. Salt
Lake City; Walter H. Smith. Wtnstonsalem,
N. C; Harold Williams, West Exeter. N. Y.I
John Malkas, Chicago; Sidney Rollins. New
Orleans, La.; Raymond Hartman, Rochester,
Fa.; Joseph L. Morris, Palmetto, Ga. ; Jo
seph A. Dwyer, Covington, Ky.; Freak Trln
ka. Long Island. N. Y.
John Moore, Rochelle, 111.; Raymond It
Baldwin, Fallaton, Md.; Harry W. Batcher,
Charlea A. Lewis (rharmait's mat aerr
Ing with marines), with no address.
German Poison Gas Kills Two
Children on Swiss Frofitier
Geneva, June 14. Two Swiss
children died recently at Poren-
truy as a result of breathinsr ooison
ous gas of German origin that floated
across the frontier, according to the
Peue Zuricher Zeitung. The news
paper adds that the SSwiss soldiers
on the frontier and even custom house
officials are now forced to wear gas
Austrians Launch New Attack
Upon Italian Front Lines
Rome, June 14.--Austro-Iungarian
forces yesterday launched an attack
against the Italian lines on Cady sum-
mi nu inc . woniiceuu ridge, Hie
Italian war office announced todav.
The attack .was broken. by the Ital-
egding POttf- f
deed, into a regular routine. Captain
Godfrey was, for all the world, like
the manager of a traveling company
in America. He mapped out our
routes, and he took care of all the
details. No troupe, covering a long
loute of one night stands in the west
ern and southern United States, ever
worked harder than did Hogge, Adam
and I to say nothing of Godfrey and
our soldier chauffeurs. We did not
lie abed late in the mornings, but
were up soon after daylight. Break
fast out of the way, we would find
the cars waiting and be off.
We had, always, a definite route
mapped out for the day, but we never
adhered to it exactly. I was still par
ticularly pleased with the idea of giv
ing a roadside concert whenever an
audience appeared, and there was no
lack of willing listeners. Soon after
we had set out trom iramecourt, no
matter in which direction we happen
ed to be going, we were sure to run
into some body of soldiers.
There was no longer any need of or
ders. As soon as the chauffeur of the
leading car spied a blotch of khaki
against the road, on went his brakes.
and we would come sliding into the
midst of the troops and stop. Johnson
would be out before his car had fairly
stopped, and at work upon the lash
ings of the little piano, with me to
help him. And Hogge would already
be clearing his throat to begin his
Ihe Kev. Harry Lauder, ai. r..
Tour, employed no press agent, and
could not boast of a bill poster. No
boardings were covered with great
colored sheets advertising its coming.
And yet the whole front seemed to
know that we were about. The sol
diers we met along the roads wel
comed us gladly, but they were no
longer, after the first day or two, sur
prised to see us. They acted, rather,
at if thev had been exftectiniz us. Our
advent was like that of a circus, com
ing to a country town for a long
heralded and advertised engagement.
Yet all the puffing that we got was
by word of mouth.
Halsey, Stuart & Co., (Inc.)
Chicago New York
Illinois Trust & Savings Bank
Paulist Choristers Will Sing
In Omaha for Stricken France
The Paulist choristers, who will be
heard at the Auditorium June 24 and
25, will soon arrive from the Pacific
coast from a successful tour of that
territory, where their eastern and
continental successes have been re
peated at every appearance. The net
profits of the tour of the Paulist
choristers are devoted to the sufferers
of stricken France, the, funds reaching
the needy through the French ambas
sador in Washington. Father Finn,
director of the choristers, is expecting
to raise not less than $100,000 for the
cause. His choristers sing without
other compensation than their travel
ing expenses and their ''board and
keep." On account of the rare educa
tional and moral influences which
membership in the choir commands,
Father Finn has been able to make
his selection of voices from the
choicest material. Tlifc result is an
organization of individual excellence
and ensemble perfection. The soloists
with the organization are possessed of
phenomenal voices and will be heard
in folk songs, art songs and selections
from operatic and sacred works. The
chorus work may be judged from the
fact that the Paulist choir took first
prize and all first honor trophies at a
competition held in Paris shortly be
fore the war and at which nearly 500
similar choirs from all over the
world competed. The choir also en
joyed the honor of appearing at the
Vatican, where the pope gave it an
audience and souvenirs of his esteem
Mexico Frees Four Americans
Held in Jail at Matamoras
Matamoras, Mex., June 14. Four
American soldiers, including Sergt.
Daniel Proctor, arrested on the Mexi
can side of the Rio Grande Sunday
night with Lt. David Schaile, and who
have been held prisoner here, were
placed on the American side of the
river at 11 o'clock last night. In
structions for their release came from
Mexico City. Lt. Schaile was killed
when he attempted to escape shortly
after his detention.
Armour and Company
6 Serial Convertible Gold Debentures
Total Authorized Issue $60,000,000
Dated June 15, 1918. Due in six equal annual installments June 15, 1919, to 1924, inclusive. Interest payable Tune
15tn and December 15th. Principal and interest payable in United States gold coin at the Continental and
Commercial Trust and Savings Bank, Chicago, or the Trustee's Agent in New York City.
Coupon debentures in interchangeable denominations of $1,000, $500 and $100 with privilege
- , of registration as to principal only.
INTEREST PAYABLE WITHOUT DEDUCTION FOR ANY FEDERAL NORMAL INCOME TAX NOW OR I HIKE
AFTER DEDUCTIBLE AT THE SOURCE NOT IN EXCESS OF 2.
AND COMMERCIAL TRUST
Redeemable at par at the option of the Company on anyi interest date upon 60 day's notice, as a whole or ia
series, in which latter event the Company must call for redemption all the debentures of one or more of the
. , series first maturing.
Convertible on and after September 1, 1918, par for par, into Armour and Company 7
cumulative preferred stock, which is exempt from personal property tax in
the State of Illinois.
Further information in regard to this issue is given in a letter of Mr. . Ogden Armour, President of
'Armour and Company, from which we quote as follows:
The entire proceeds of this issue will be devoted to the reduction of current liabilities, thereby not
increasing present indebtedness.
. These debentures will be the direct obligations of Armour and Company. Total assets as of
October 27, 1917, (the close of the Company's last fiscal year) were $314,174,135.89. There is no lien of
any kind upon the property of the Company except its first closed mortgage (dated June 1, 1909, due
June 1, 1939) for $50,000,000, which is a lien upon approximately $60,000,000 out of a total of $103r
801,644.88 capital assets.
During the last three years the average annual earnings of the Company," available for interest
charges, have been approximately $21,950,000, and the average annual interest charge (including inter
est on the bonds ) has been approximately $4,480,000. During this period over $46,000,000 net earnings
have been retained in the business, after paying cash dividends amounting to $6,000,000. In 1917 earn
ings from sources within the United States applicable to interest were over $27,000,000 on a gross volume
of business amounting to $575,000,000. The earnings for 1917 do not include any revenue from business
originating in South America or other foreign countries, the volume of which business amounted to ap
The Trust Agreement securing these debentures will provide, among other things, that no addi
tional mortgage shall be placed on the properties and assets of the Company, which does not include
these debentures in the lien of such mortgage.
The Agreement will furthermore contain a covenant that current assets of the Cccrpaor shall be
maintained in an aggregate amount equal to at least one and one-half times all current liabilities,
including these debentures.
The 7 Cumulative Preferred Stock, into, which these debentures are convertible, may be
redeemed by the Company at 115 and accrued dividends. The total presently to be authorized "wul be
$60,000,000, all of which will be held in the treasury of the Company to be available (or exchange
for these debentures. '
4 MATURITIES AND PRICES
$10,000,000 due June 15, 1919 99.25
$10,000,000 due June 15, 1920 97.75
i $10,000,000 due June 15. 1921 96.75
$10,000,000 due June 15. 1922 95.75
$10,000,000 due June 15, 192395.
$10,000,000 due June 15, 1924 94.50
. Debentaret are offered itrictly subject
Temporary certificates will be ready for delivery on or about Jone 23.
The statements contained herein sr not fnaranteed, but are based upon Information vMcfc we bet!e
to be accurate and reliable, and upon which we hare acted in the purchase el these securities.
Continental and Commercial Trust and Savings
' , Chicago '
Passed by the Capital Issues Committee as
without approval of legality, validity, worth, or
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Boy Scout Flags Troop Train;
Finds Big Boulder on Track
Decatur, 111., June 14. Wabash di
vision headquarters last night re
ceived a report that Jack Elliott, a
St. Louis boy scout, had flagged a
train at Carpenter, near Edwardsville,
111., and secured the assistance of the
crew in removing a boulder from the
track. The obstruction was too large
1 for him to lift and is believed to have
Obeen placed there on account of troop
Twenty-First Flying Cadet
Meets Death at Kelly Field
San Antonio, Tex., June 14. Percy
H. Long of Locust Valley, Long
Island, a flying cadet at Kelly field,
was killed when his plane fell four
miles west of Lavernia, Texas, yes
Long was the twenty-first cadet
killed at San Antonio and the third
to meet with a fatal accident on the
13th of the month.
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First Trust and Savings Bank
not incompatible with th? national
British Commander Chats With
American Officers as Yan
kees File Past With Vigor
ous Military Step.
American Headquarters on the
British Front. June . 14. Field Mar
shal Sir Douglas Haig, commander in
chief of the British army in France,
Tuesday reviewed 1 the American
troops on a wide plain-In this area.
The Americans filed past with an
easy swinging step that bore out the
opinion of many British experts that
they are as fit physically as training
can make them. Parading is not sup
posed to be their strong point, but
after a long march to the reviewing
ground and a long wait with their
heavy packs on their backs their
alightment, step and carriage were
The review opened impressively
with a salute to the colors while a
squadron from the royal flying
squadron flew over the field and did
some acrobatic stunts in honor of
their allies. Field Marshal Haig
stopped several times to chat with
officers while passing along the line.
The eagerness 'of the Americans in
getting at their work has made a
favorable impression with the British,
who find them quite ready as far as
physical training goes.
Military Maps Are Found in
Possession of Alien Enemy
St. Louis, June 14. A number of
valuable maps of army camps and
munitions plants and- many pages of
general military information were
found today in the room of Paul Max
Kubong, alien enemy, following his
arrest here Tuesday. Express tags
from parcels being sent to several
army officials at Washington were
found on Kubong. The parcels were
later reported stolen, and were found
along railroad tracks. Kubong is
said to have confessed to stealing the
packages, and according to police
dropped thern in trying t escape.
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