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The. Omaha Daily Bee
) . VOL. XL VII. NO. 313.
OMAHA, TUESDAY MORN'NG, JUNE. 18, 1918 10 PAGES.
rluns Break Loose With Storm
of Shells, but Without Ef
: Afect for United States
- Troops Hold Lines.
(By Associated Press.)
' With the American Forces
on the "Marne, June 17. The
Germans today began using
gas to a greater extent along
this front than they have done
heretofore. The -Bois De Bel
teau came in' for its share, but.
notwithstanding the heavy gas
and -other shelling the Ameri
can lines remain intact.
-An American patrol crossed the
nver Marne last "fright east of Cha
teau Thierry and at once established
contact with the Germans. After an
exchange of shots the Americans re
crossed the river safely by means of
boats. Heavy rain began falling late
There has been an increase in the
artillery and aerial activity along the
Marne ronj, but the infantry has not
been engaged" in the last 24 hours.
The enitfny artillery fire in the sec-
- tioneast of Chateau Thierry has been
increasing for some time and the
American fire has increased propor
tionately. The Germansvlast night
started to construct a foot bridge
' .across the Marne at this point, but
'were discovered and abandoned the
atempt even before the American raa
' chine gunners on the bank could get
Right Back at Them.
To the west the Germans have
talftnvto drenching certain localities
with mustard gas. One of these
places is Belleau wood, the Germans
apparently thinking that this was the
- only way to drive, the American
troops' out. " But it was not, for they
Hre still holding all their positions
atfd.at the Same time giving the en-
cnty some" clouds of American gas to
German airplanes today and late
last evening were very active. There
was hardly a moment when the hol-
- Jow bark, of the Archies was not
heard. The enemy has been espe-
- cially active against the sausage bal
loons. The downpour of rain late
today caused a temporary lull in the
1 ": V German Losses Heavy.
W'th the American Forces on the
"Lorraine Front, June 17. The Ger
i mans failed to renew their attacks on
the American front northwest of Toul
today. The enemy losses sustained
yesterday morning, when the Germans
we're -defeated in an attempt to take
American prisoners, are estimated at
number in excess of 200. The
' American casualties were considerably
:-None in Italy.
Washington, June 17. There are no
American combatant troops in Italy
now, with the exception of "observing
missions, Secretary Baker said today.
In replying to questions he said no
announcement would be made of
Americas decision to send troops to
. Italy, of the composition of such an
- expedition or of its Strength, or com
mander, "until the 'forces had safely
-., landed." : v.
French Aviator Missing
Paris, June 17. Adjutant Que,tte.
the French aviator, who has a record
of having downed 10 German ajr-
planes, has . been missing since June
5. . ..
For Nebraska Generally air Tues
day and Wednesday; continuedwarm.
Temperature at Omaha Yesterday.
Hour. . Deff.
8 a. m 77
Cr. ii m as
1 14 m OA
1 p. m... 94
5 p. m....f 19
6 p. m lot
7 p. m 99
8 pi m 97
" Comparative Local Record.
' - , - IBS. 1917. 191. 1915.
Highest yesterday ....100 88 .84 (I
Lowest yesterday .... 75s 60 54 68
Mean temperature .... 88 .74 69 60
Precipitation 90 .OS T. .66
Temperature and precipitation departures
from tbe narmal:
Normal temperature ....... T 71
' Excess for the day 16
Total excess since March 1, 1917 549
Nsrraal - precipitation .;7 inch
Deficiency for the dayr 17 inch
Total rainfall since March 1 .... 7.18 Inches
Deficiency ilnoe March 1 4.69 Inches
.'Excess for cor. period, 1917. ...1.80 Inches
Deficiency for cor: period, 1916.. 4.99 inches
. Reports From Stations at 7 p. m. V
Station and Stat , -Jena p. High- Rain-
of Weather. 7 p.m. est. fall
Cheyenne, cloudy ......72 84 .01
Davenport, clear ......82 8! .00
Denver, cloudy ii 96 .00
Des Moines, p't cloudy ..84 88 .00
Dodge City, clear ....93 94 .00
Lander, P't cloudy 86 88 .00
forth Platte, clear ....96 , 98 .00
Omaha, clear 99 ' 100 00
toeblo. p't cloady .....3 i 94 .00
Rapid CMy, cloudy ..'..70 74 .0t
. Santa -Fa, p't cloudy ..76 ' 78 .00
Sheridan, cloudy 80 88 .00
eionx City, clear ....88 - 91 .00
yalentlnev clear ...... 96 II .00
. - indicates traco of precipitation.
J A. WELSH, llstsorolotOt -
-; ' ,'! ......-.
- '.. :.v " - t ..' " '-'- . '
' -".. . -
TERRIBLE DEATH FOR GERMAN CREW
OF' SUBMARINE OFF ZEEBRUGGB MOLE
Secretary of Treasury and
Wife on Way to "Big Woods
in Mountains" Stop
, Brief Time.
William G., McAtloo, secretary
the treasury and director general
the railroads of the United States,
passed a half-hour in Omaha Monday
afternoon while on his way to Den
ver. Mr. McAdoo was accompanied
by Mrs. McAdoo and O. A. Price,
assistant to the director general
"I am only going to the Rocky
mountains for a test for two or three
weeks," said Mr. McAdoo, "and I am
combining a general inspection of the
railroads with my trip. Dr. Grayson
says that I strained my. vocal cords
during the last Liberty loan drive,
otherwise my health is good.
Going Beyond Reach.
"No, I can't tell you just where I
am going, because the doctor says
that I must go somewhere where no
body can reach me and nothing can
disturb me. Just say that I am goin.rt
to the big woods somewhere in the
"Oiraha is the first place where I
have been recognized and vou are
the first newspaper man 4io has
interviewed me," said Mr. McAdoo
to a Bee reporter. "I passed through
Cincinnati Sunday morning and took
a -Big Four train to Chicago. I passed
four hours in Chicago Sunday night
without anyone talking to me except
Greetings to Rosewater.
"Give my regards to Mr. Rose
water," he said as the train departed.
Mr. McAdoo's private car, Western
Maryland No. 203, was attached to
Burlington train No. 3. The footstool
on the rear platform bore' the initials
"W. M." The Bee reporter suggested
that they might stand for William
McAdoo, but wa9 told that they rep
resented only "Western Maryland."
Mr. .Price was publicity director of
the second Liberty loan. Previously
he had been running the Chesapeake
& Ohio railroad. Recently he has
been made assistant to Mr. McAdoo.
Preparations for the western trip
ipf the party had been made in great
secrecy, because it naa Deen an
nounced several days ago that Mr.
McAdoo had gone to White Sulphur
Springs, Va., for a rest.
Unidentified Man Drowns
in Cutoff Lake Near Beach
An unidentified man about 25 years
old, was drowned in Cut-off lake
rjear the Illinois Central trestle on
the Iowa side about 9:30 o'clock
Monday night. The only marks of
identification found in his clothes
which were left on the shore, was the
name "Rosenchilde" on the under
wear. He went to the lake alone and after
asking boys in the vicinity the depth
of the water, ejilered. He walked out
to a stepoff in the deep water and
sank. The boys who were preparing
to swim thought he was floating uutil
he disappeard. He made no outcry.
Employes of the Swedish Mission
hospital say a man answering the de
scription of the' drowned, man was
employed in the hospital about five
months ago. On leaving the hospital
he said he was going to the country
to visit his sister. His name was
Burnquist Leads in Race
for Governor of Minnesota
S. Paul, June 17. Primary elec
tion returns from, about , one-fourth
of Minnesota's precincts, tabulated
early today,. gave for the republican
candidates for governor:
Burnquist, 61,951; Lindbergh, 34,
423. Returns were received' from 713
precincts in 69 of the". 86 Counties. ,
BODY LOUSE GERM CARRIER
Sixty-Six Volunteers Submit to Test v
and Medical Men Make Discovery.'
SPREADER 0F TRENCH FEVER
Washington, June 17. Througff
tests conducted upon 6 volunteers
from American hospital and ambu
lance organizations in France, medi
cal authorities have been able to de
termine that trench fever, one of the
most baffling "diseases, affecting the
troops on the western front, is spreadito find how it was spread. Theody
by germs carried by body lice.
The details of the test and the
story of the bravery of He American
volunteers who risked their lives in
order that the mystery of yellow
fever miorht be solved is told in a re
port received from General Pershing
and made public tonight by the War
As in the case of yellow fever, no
animals susceptible to the disease
could be fouild and it was necessary
to call for volunteers.; ,The volun
teers -were sent to a hospital behind
Ex-South School Head
On Board Education
Edward Huwaldt, 602 South Thirty-fifth
avenue, formerly principal of
South high school and now connect
ed with the Live Stock National bank,
has been elected to membership
the Board of Education, succeeding
City Commissioner Falconer.
Others who were nominated at the
Board of Education meeting last
night were Dr. J. H. Wallace, Frank
A. Kennedy and II. G. Streight.
Mr. Huwaldt wa-principal of South
high for two years, his resignation
being of recent date. He was identi
fied with the public schools of Grand
Island and Kearney before he came
BKiiR fll '
Attempt Drive on British and
Are Caught by Shells From
Back Lines That Are
London, June 17. Austrian troops
which had as their objective on the
British front the range of hills in
cluding Cima di Fonte, Pau and
Vaveletto, telegraphs Reuter's cor
respondent at Italian headquarters,
were much discomfited on reaching
the British wire entaglements.
In front of the Cesuna positions
the Austrians suffered heavily from
the British machine gun fire and they
were also caught by their own artil
lery, which fired short.
The Austro-Hungarian casualties,
the correspondent says, are being rec
koned in .thousands while those of
the British are light. The number of
prisoners taken by the British has
been .increased to 400. Besides rje-es-tablishing
their line the British pa-
Sols again are pushing out into No
an's Land. '
Austro-Hungarian pressure con
tinues strong along the entire Italian
front, says a semi-official dispatch
from Rome. The enemy is concen
rating his , most powerful attacks
astride , the river Brenta and across
A high British army officer in Italy
expressed nimself satisfied in every
way with the result of the Austro
Hungarian attack; against theBrit
ish forces. He said:
"The enemy has practically lost five
men to our one, and we have captured
four guns. Our airmen on the 'Piave
smashed the seven bridges and fired
25,000 rounds at a low altitude."
the British lines and were inoculated
with blooa or some constituent there
of, taken from trench fever cases. In
one group 23 out of 34 developed
the disease, while in another test
15 out of 16 were affectedr
Having proved trench fever is a
germ disease, the medical staff tried
louses was first considered. Large
numbers of these were collected from
fever patients and allowed to bite 22
,meh. Twelve developed the disease.
Blood inoculation caused the disease
to develop jn from five to 20 days and
in the case of the lice the fevenre
quired from 15 to 35 days to develop.
The men contracting the disease
lost from20 to 25 pounds in weight.
While tbey were ill the Germans
bombed the hospital. in which -they
were being treated, but were not in
jured, "" " '
38 HUNS DIE
IN U-BOAT AS
Compressed Air Forces Men to
Surface, When Twenty of
Them Sink Like
(By Asaoclatd Frrss.)
London, June 17. Details of the
destruction of one of the largest Ger
man submarines are given in a dis
patch from a neutral correspondent.
This submarine was one of the last
to leave Zeebrugge before- the en
trance to the harbor was blocked by
The U-boat struck a mine and out
of the crew of 40, only two survived
on reaching the surface after a strug
gle with death for an hour and a half,
20 fathoms below the surface. Some
of the crew committed suicide, having
lost all hope of leaving the boat alive.
The only chance of escaping was to
force open the conning tower and the
forward hatches and trust to the com
pression of air in one part of the ves
sel to force each man like a torpedo
to the surface. The air pressure in
the submarine had become so high
most of the crew could not keep their
mouths closed. The compressed air
shot them to the surface and hardly
had they renched the sea level when
the air pressure burst their lungs, and
about 20 of them sank like stones.
The survivors described the yells of
the men, whenjhe end came, as the
most horrible noise they had ever
The attention of a British trawler
was attracted and it hastened to the
rescue. The condition of the surviv
ors showed that their experiences in
the submarine had been of a dreadful
The Board of Education last night
granted salary increases to elemen
tary grade teachers, amounting to
$51,000 a year. ,
The minimum was increased from
$600 to $700 a year tand the maxi
mum from $1,100 to $1,200. Teach
ers receiving the minimum and maxi
mum will be paid, beginning next
September, an increase of $50 a year
in addition to the automatic increase
of $50 which they are entitled to un
der the rule. Those who have
reached the maximum of $1,100 will
be given $1,200 in Septemeber.
The maximum salary of assistant
kindergarten directors and minimum
salary of kindergarten directors was
raised from $750 to $850.
Janitors were allowed a general in
crease of 10 per cent., aggregating
$10,000 a year.
The board was advised that the
capital issues committee at Washing
ton has not approved the $1,000,000
school bonds recently authorized by
the voters. Chairman Brogan said
that an effort will be made to per
suade the committee to reopen the
case and consider the OmahaHigh
School of Commerce situation on its
merits. ' y
, Ida M. Goodman, Edward Rose
water school, was placed on the re
Census enumerators will be paid
four cents per name.
Secretary Bourke reported the
school district deficit at $1,035,581.
Ninety Young Omaha Men
Register in Radio School
Ninety young men registered at the
Young Men's Christian association
radio school Monday eight, who,
when they qualify, will be,4radio op
erators in the army.
MEN FORWARD TO
Geneva, June 17. Reports re
ceived here from Buchs and
"points along the Swiss-Tyrolese
frontier indicate that the Aus
trians, aided by contingents
of Germans, continue to pour con
siderable forces toward Italy. It"',
is said that trains fromInns-.
bruck, Botzen and Trent are
crowded And that ordinary traffic
on the 'railroads has been sus-
The new Austro-German head
quarters, the reports add, is
established behind the Sette
communi region. Following tne
example of the Germans with the
Alsatians -and Lorrainians, the
Austrians are placing Slav regi
men t in the fist and most dan- t
gerous line's 'with Tyrolese troops
behind them in order to prevent
- ; Vienna newspapers devote large
headlines to alleged successes by
the AusUians. They deny that
the offensive was ordered by Ber
lin, but say that it is due entirely
to the foresight and preparations
of the Austrian headquarters
l staff, -'
BY AIR ON U. S.
Washington, June 17. Boast
ing and threatening comment of
the German newspapers on the
appearance ofstubmarines off the
American coast is summarized in
a statement issued today by the
State department. One paper,
not named in the summary, as
serted raids were but the begin
ning and added:
"There will be scenejs in the
United States that will make the
marrow in Wilson's bones run
cold" Another said:
"The Americans are , already
trembling in fear of German air
atacks, and the time may not be
far distant when American ports
Referring to the "submarine ob
struction to transportation of
American troops to France," the
German editors failed to mention
tne character ot vessels attacked
by the raiders, or the fact that the
movement of troop convoys has
not been interfered with in the
slightest degree by the U-boats.
SCHEME TO ROB
.UNCLE SAM IS
NIPPED IN BUD
and Agents Enter Into an
Agreement to Divide
(By Associated Press.)
Washington June 17. A, nation
wide conspiracy between manufactur
ers and contractors' agents in Wash
ington to solicit government war or
der under an agreement to pay com
missions illegally to the-agents, was
"disclosed today;- b ; the Department
Simultaneously with the announce
ment, raids were made on hundreds
of- manufacturers' business offices
throughput the United States in
search of papers showing the scope
or the illegal practice. Four Bostou(
business men were indicted in Wash
ington on charges of acting- as con
tingent fee agents.
Even before the results of the raid
were fully reported, officials indi
cated they had evidence that scores,
perhaps hundreds of contracts have
been i made with manufacturers who
were under pledge to turn over to
contract commission agents in Wash
ington, New York and elsewhere, a
percentage of their profits.
Claim Special Influence.
Officials said the manufacturers
were led to enter into the agreement
by assurances of the agents that they
had special influence with army offi
cers or others in charge of letting
contracts and under threat to use that
influence against the manufacturers.
Evidence was said to have been se
cured that some of the agents have
made thousands in commission fees.
These reports led to investigation
of the relations between certain army
officers and these agents and al
though there is no definite indication
that these officers are knowingly in
terested in Uie conspiracies, Secre
tary Baker is making a thorough in
vestigation in co-operatipn with the
Department of Justice and tonight
authorized the statement that he
would go to the bottom of any sus
picious cases. Secretary Daniels is
keeping in close touch with the' in
vestigation. The ituation has . been
called to the attention oi President
; Prosecutions to Follow.
Eleven offices in Washingtorf vvere
raided and a great mass of papers of
contract agents carried away.
Other cities in vwhich raids were
made include New York,. Boston,
Washington, Chicagov Brooklyn, San
Francisco, Jersey City, Philadelphia,
Pittsburgh, St. Louis, Cincinnati,
Cleveland, Toledo, Columbus, Detroit,
Milwaukee, Minneapolis, Providence,
Buffalo and Danbury, Conn.
SMALL FIREWORKS DISPLAY
' Celebration Here Will Be Confined
to Having Good Time in City Parks
IN OMAHA FOR JULY FOURTH
Omahaywill celebrate the Fourth of
July in the parks, according to plans
being made by prominent business
men of Omaha. Speakers', bands and
singers will be. assigned to each park.
Francis Brogan is"" in charge of the
No fireworks will be sold in the city
except in packages costing 10 cents or
less. A government permit is neces-
icu f-t antrAnA iirictitnir rt ft V n c
jai j ivu bii vuv riuuiiig v viiujv
any piece of pyrotecnics at a price
exceeding 10 cents.
Robert Smith, and the general com
mittee, including Judge labaugh.
Robert Manley, Tom Reynolds, and
Frank Odell, will appoint a committee
for each park.
The programs will begin at 7 o'clock
and will be uniform in character. All
ROMAN ARM Y STRIKES:
HUMS TAKEN CAPTIVE;
AFFECTS WEST FRONT
Germany Expected to Rush'
Men South to Help Ally
Already Rocked by
(By Associated Press.)
Washington, June 17. With
practically all reports today in
dicating that the Austrian drive
has been checked, officers here
discussed the situation with an
increasing air of optimism.
In some quarters it is believed
that this operation may have a
decided effect upon the situa
tion on the western front.
There is a str6ng feeling, that
if the Austrian drive breaks
down, the Italians will launch
a counter offensive on a large
scale. In that event officials are
certain that Germany would
rush divisions of its trops to aid
its ally because of the effect an
Italian success would have up
on the already turbulent inter
nal situation in Austria. "
Some officers are confident
that the lack of success for the
Austrians now disclosed al
ready has resulted in a shifting
of the German forces on the
western front in preparation to
rush divisions to the Italian
front to prop up weak spots in
case of a counter drive.
SHOCK MEN IN RESERVE.
While there is any doubt in the
minds of the German leaders as to
the progress of events fin Italy, a
considerable force of German shock
troops probably wJU be kept out
of the western front fightm . r4
held at points in Germany .where'
they can be hastened' to Italy H
needed. Some officers hald that the
lull in the west may be due, in part
at least, to the fact that the Germans
felt it necessary to await develop
ments. , . !
.Secretary Baker stated today that
no American fighting units are in
that region. American medical de
tachments have been -in Italy for
some time and some American avia
tors have beeoin training thtre. The
war secretary Tecently stated, how
ever, that American troops are to
be sent to the Italian front, but for
military reasons the plans for the ex
pedition have not been disclosed.
Wood to Italy?
Persistent rumors that Major Gen
eral Leonard Wood was slated to
command the expedition to Italy have
been current since that officer was
detached from his division just be
fore it sailed for France. No con
firmation has been obtainable.
FAIL TO MOVE
It was hot again Monday, but
with all the heat turned on, the maxi
mum only reached 100 degrees, or
four degrees cooler 4han, Sunday.
What made the heat seem more un
bearable Monday was the humidity.
This humidity sent the perspiration
oozing and caused that feeling of ob
jection to work.
While it vwas hot, it was just the
weather for corn. According to all
reports, the heat has not injured tbe
Right here it may be stated and that
by a man who knows, and one who is
in nowise connected with the official
"weather sharks, thatcooler weather is
on the way. This man asserts that up
in the air about a mile, Monday there
was a frigid current. This current
will be drawn down by the underlyinc
heat waves and some time today the
change islcheduled to come.
soseches will be In English, although
the various foreign-born citizens will
hold separate exercises before or-fter
the speeches in English. J. B. Haynes
has charge of the programs and will
be assisted by R. M. Switzler, Ray
mond Y6ung, Attorney Ramsey,
Mayor Smith, EW., Simeral and
Robert C. Strehlow, assisted by
Fannie Arnold, Henry Cox, Hugh
Wallace and Patrick O'Neil, will ar
range for choruses and bands.
Mesdames' A. L. Fernald, W. N.
Halsey and A. C. Troup, representing
the Douglas County Council of De
fense, will appoint committees of
three ladies for Cach park.
Parents are asked to bring the
"kiddies" to the parks for a good
time and a picnio supper,:
) Austrians, Disregarding Heavy
Losses, Continue Efforts to . .
Cross Piave River, but
Are' Held EUck. . .
(By Associated Press.)
At several points along the
front, the Italian 'statement
says, the Austrians disregard-
ing their losses, continued their !
endeavors to cross the Piave
river, but the Italians are '
bravely holding their positions.
More than 4,500 Austrians
have been made prisoners by '
the French, British and Ital
ians.' .. ., -'-v., '' ' ,
The 'text of the Italian state
ment reads: , . "On the ; Asiago
plateau and on Monte Grappa
the enemy, who had on June
15 suffered heaVy Josses', limit
ed his action yesterday to hin
dering with, intense fire the
counter offensive j!ush of our
own , and allied tf oops, who.
however, were able at several,
points to gain partial successes
and to rectify our line. ,--t,'-
"Alond the Piave the battle
went on with extreme violence.
The enemy,' heedless , of his V
losses, continued his powerful '
pressure in order to extend his
occupation, on the Montello.
and open the way to the plains.
uur troops 'nave strongly en-.
gaged the enemy on the, line of
Ciano, the Montello crest , and
St. Andrea. i J
ALLIES WIN LOS'fcGRQUND.
Counter attacks hi the ,hil1 country
m the north'" at several points have,
MSutted IrC th" occupation bjr theat
lies 'of jirround won from them in the'
initial onslaught-and the rectification
of, their Jines, While a stiffening of the",
front Sfbng the, Piave' river ; has made,
impossible, further , fording j of the 1
stream i by the.-enemy. .' j- : ' .
. .Hard fighting' still 1 la in. progress, ;
with, the Austrians, bringing pressure
against the allies; on both northern
and eastern .parts of the battlefield in
an . endeavor to . gain ; access , to the ,
plains.i i ,i -M- ',t ; i ' - '
.The.strokes of the .enemy are par-
ticularly. violent on the Montello pla
teau, the highest'bit of ground along -the
middle-reaches of the Piavel the
capture of which would givehirri com-... . -mand
of the roads leading throughV
Trevizo . to Venice , and , a , fairway . c
westward through the province - of "
Trevizo. The Italians are inflicting
heavy casualties on the troops of Em
peror Charles which crossed the river
at this point.
Italians Holdine Line. ' '
' To tfle south from St. Andrew to
Fossalata, respectively, the northern V
and southern flanks oi the famous -Zenson
loop, " where last year the"
Austrians effected a crossing of the' j
Piave, only later to be driven back
with sanguinary losses, and from
Fossalata to San Djma Di Piave the',
fighting also is of a violent character,-.'
with the Italians heroically and sue
cessfully, according to the Rome war, " ;
office, holding the line of the river. , ' '
Between Candelu and the Zertson;-;
loop, where the Austrians crossed the.:.."
Piave in Saturday's righting, t Ital
ians have driven them- back to the ,
river bank and are endeavoring to;
push them across the streams f
The latest Austria official com
munication records the gain of addi- t
tional ground west of San-Dona Di
Piave and the capture of the village
of Cape Sile, on the eastesti edge of'
the lagoon region in the proyince of, -Venetia
and about 20 miles from the -city
of Venice itself. . sj
Heavier Fighting to Come. j
Thus far the Italians, British and
French troops have made prisoner of, '
more than 4,500 Austrians. The Aus- .
trian war office asserts that 2,000;
prisoners have been taken by the I
Although the fighting has died down',,
considerably in the mountain region?
it is expected soon again to be re
sumed with increased violence. Em- ;
peror Charles is reported to be at the '
front and thousands of reinforcements
for the armies are said to be moving,
southward. . , .
John Elliott, Banker ; " .
Goes to , Penitentiary
Decatur, Neb., June 17.John EI-,
liott, convicted cashier of the Bank r
of Decatur, is in the penitentiary, '
where he is to serve a term of one,,
to 10 years. , . . ,.
Elliott had been convicted of con- "
verting the funds of the bank to his
personal use. . He appealed to the su-:-preme
court, where the case is pend-
ing.. . Saturday " June . 8, he. went to
Lincoln and , there surrendered k him
self to . the--penitentiafy authorities.
This was with the understanding that .
the other charges against him in con
nection with the bank affairs would be
nolled. ' - . f '. :
v Briggs' Sister Injured.
Cap. Briggs, chief of detectives V
at 3 the central police , station, , was r
called to ,Cedar Rapids, la., Monday. -His
sister was injured in an automo
bile accident. " -
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