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HEAT WAVE SETS
NEW RECORD IN
IJercury Registers 106 Jn
Washington; 100 Workers
Prostrated at Hog Isl
, and Shipyard.
By Associated Press.
Washington, Aug. 6. Washington
and , Baltimore by weather bureau
thermometers experienced a temper
ature of 106 degrees, a point not even
approached by the mercury since
1881, and not reached then. In De
troit, Mich., Harrisburg, Pa. and To
ledo, O., with temperatures of 104,
new records were established; also in
Scranton, Pa. and Cleveland, O.,
which eac".i officially registered 100.
Small hope for immediate relief for
the eastern territory was seen to
night by the weather bureau. It was
B&iu luc ileal diiuuiu Biwwijr awaic uui-
ing the next two days over the most
f the area now affected.
" Gotham Swelters.
New York, Aug. 6. The second
iiay of intense heat which raised the
mercury to a maximum of 93 at 3 and
4 p. m., caused the death .of several
persons here today and 'prostrated
more than a score of others. This
evening the temperature was still high
in the eighties, with little prospect of
relief from another sweltering night
- 100 Workers Prostrated.
Philadelphia, Pa., Aug. 6. Intense
neat coupled with a high percentage
of humidity, caused more than 100
prostrations among the Hog Island
shipyard workers. Abrmt one-quar
ter of the cases were classed as seri
ous. One death and many prostra
tions were reported in the city.
Chicago, Aug. 6. The second day
ef the worst August heat wave tn
Chicago's history resulted in seven
deaths and scores of prostrations.
The government thermometer regis
tered 101 degrees at 4 p. m., only one
degree below yesterday's record. The
street thermometers were approxi
mately 10 degrees higher.
The tar roof of a large downtown
hotel caught fire early in the evening,
apparently from spontaneous combus
At 9 o'clock tonight the mercury
stood at 92 degrees, several degrees
higher than last night, and the city
parks were thrown open to all who
desired to sleep in them.
Six Die in St. Louis.
St Louis, Mo., Aug. 6, Six
deaths were today officially attributed
to the heat There were also a num
ber of prostrations. Among the dead
is Mrs. Addie Dimmick, 70 years old,
of Oregon City, Ore., who died from
teat prostration while entering the
city on a train last night
; Records Broken at Detroit
Detroit, Mich., Aug. 6. All high
temperature records of the weather
bureau here were broken when an of
ficial reading atop a high office
building showed 103 'degrees at 2
o clock. On the street the govern
ment kiosk registered 113. ,
Draw Bridge, Dislocated.
' Racine;- Wis., Aug. $. As a result
of the intense heat at mid-day the
steel beams in the Main street bridge
expanded to such a degree that the
bridge could not be closed after it
had been swung open to allow the
passage of an outgoing steamer; The
bridge, which is a 200-foot structure,
remained opened for three hours
while the fire department played
streams of cold water upon the metal
in order to cause a contraction suffi
cient to allow its closing. The tem
perature in Racine today ranged from
V8 t6 100 degrees.
Turks Return Furniture
To U.S. Tabriz Consulate
Washington, Aug. 6 Turkey has
Informed the United States throueh
Sweden that communication difficul
ties have made it impossible to clear
up the Tabriz incident. Furniture
removed from the American consu
late at Tabris by Turkish soldiers
has been returned, but the Turkish
foreign minister said information con.
cerning the raiding of the. American
hospital was not sufficiently complete
. to lorai tnc basis ot a report
Watterson Ends Active
i f Career as an Editor
touisvtlle, TCy., s Aug. 6.The
ijomsviue Courier-Journal and Louis-
viua limes, field by W N. Halde
man and his sons and Henrv Watter.
son since the foundation of the two
papers, passed today into the hands
of Judge Robert Worth Bingham, of
Lonisville, accordmgto' formal an
nouncement in the Times.
Henry Watterson ends his active
Journal, but -will continue to serve in
an aavisory capacity. "
Laroe Number of German
1 Dead Afloat Near Denmark
( London, " Aug; ' 6-Fishermen ar
riving on the west coast of Denmark
poTt having seen a large number
of; bodies of German seamen along
this coast, says an-Exchange Tele-
graph dispatch from. Copenhagen to-
an mc pooies Had lite belts on
: The Weather
Cempantrre Local Record.
Highest todsy .....101 77 14
Lowest today ..... It 1 71
Mom temperature., SI t - II
"retp!UtiOB ...... .OS l.ei T
Temperature, apo). jireclpitatlon departures
from normal t .
Normal temperature ;.'. f
Excess tor tbo day j
Total excess sine March 1 641
normal precipitation 1 inch
Deficiency "Tor the day n inch
Total precipitation since March 1 1.12 Inches
Deficiency sine March 1 ....... Ml inchei
Deficiency or cor. period. HIT ...X.IJ inchei
Deficiency (or cor. period. 1111.. 1. 11 tnchea
eperta From Station at T F. M.
Station and State Temp, High- Bain
or w earner 1p.m.
Cheyenne, rain M
Davenport, clear , , it
Deaven clear ......... 70
Dee Molnea, part cloudy II
Dodge City, part cloudy. .It
Lander, cloudy. J
North Platte,, clear ... 71
Omaha, clear ......... If
Pueblo, part cloudy.... 78
Rapid City, cloudy 71
Halt Lake, dear ....... T
Sent a, cloudy ........ II
Hheridan, clear ......... It
Sloor City, cloudy 71
Valentine, part cloudy .. 71
. "X" indicate trace of precipitation.
V fc, A WEL8H. Meteorologist
Gen. Ferdinand Foch
Elevated to Rank of
Marshal of France
Paris, Aug. 6.(Havas Agency.)
The council of ministers has ele
vated Gen. Ferdinand Foch, commander-in-chief
of the allied forces
on the western front, to be a mar
shal of France.
The ministers have also con
ferred the military medal on Gen
eral Petain, commander-in-chief of
the French armies on the western
President Poincare presided at the
meeting of the council In pre
senting the name of General Foch,
Premier Clemenceau said:
"At the hour when the enemy, by
a formidable offensive on a front of
100 kilometers, counted on snatch
ing the decision and imposing a
German peace upon us, General
Foch and his admirable troops van
"Paris is not in danger, Soissons
and Chateau Thierry have been re
conquered and more than 200 vil
lages have been delivered. Thirty
five thousand prisoners and 700 can
non have been captured, and the'
enemy's high hopes before the week
have been crushed. The glorious
allied armies have thrown him from
the banks of the Marne to the Aisne.
Such are the results of the high
command's strategy, superbly exe
cuted by incomparable commanders.
The confidence placed by the re
public and by all the allies in the
conqueror of St. Gond, the Yser and
the Somme has been fully justified."
TWO OMAHA MEN
ARE WOUNDED IN
BATTLE ON MARNE
(Continued From rage One.)
Corp. Robert W. Colflesh, Des
Lloyd F. Evans. Marcus, la.
Oakley C. Ewart, Blockton.' Ia.
Archie G. Hutchison, Webster City,
Gunnard A. Liljequist, Stanton, Ia.
BernieM. Mohler, Bedford. Ia.
Frank Robbins Bedford. Ia.
Lt. Edgar C. Westervelt, Lincoln,
Sergt. Otto F. Andeison, Corning,
Sergt. Albert J. Grabowski, Beat
Sergt. Herbert W. Pace, Corning,
Cook John Wayne Webb, Winne
Harry Bladon, Clearfield, Ia. 1
Frank Young, Liberty, Neb.
Orlen H, Rhoades, Corning, la.
Lt. Ladislauw T. Janda, West Ce
dar Rapid3, Ia.
Lt Allan A. Tukey, Pes Moines, Ia.
Sergt. Clifford R. Sisk, Keokuk, Ia.
Private James Irwin, Earlham, la.
Wounded in Action, Degree Unde
termined. Sergt. Louis A. Casey, Waterloo,
Roy Clemens, Dubuque, Ia.
Sergt. Paul R. Moore, Mt. Zion, Ia.
Nels Foss, 231 Grant street, Omaha.
Ernest W. Woodard. Albia. Ia.
Marine Casualties, Wounded Severely.
Sam Grasso, Houma, la.
Wounded. Degree Undetermined.
Richard Ellis, Crete, Neb.
Harry O. Irwin. Craig, Neb.
Samuel P. Gilbert, Cedar Rapids,
a. . .
Corp. Chester A. Sawyer, Bassett,
Theodore T. Carey, Walnut. Ja.
talians Blow Up Austrians
War Material Along Piave
Rome. Aug. 6. The official state
ment issued by the war office today
"On the Asiago plateau in the
Monte Grappa region and along the
ower riave there has been greater
artillery activity. Our batteries blew
up an army ammunition dump along
On the Piave islets our patrols
have recovered a quantity of war ma
terial which was abandoned by the
Six hostile captive balloons have
been shot down.
Washington is Truthful
but Very Ungentlemanly
"I've taken everything except your
ife, and I ought to take that," is the
partial context of & note left by Doug-
as Washington, negro, to Lettie
Gibbs, who keeps a rooming house at
5214 South Twenty-eighth street
Washington had been rooming at the
house for some time and owed a small
sum, when, in the absence of Mrs.
Gibbs Monday, he ransacked the
house, taking everything of value, in
eluding about $30 in cash. Washing
ton has disappeared.
Seriously Injured When
Truck Passes Over Body
James McAnany, son of J. F. Mc-
Anany, JtJuena vista apartments, was
run over by an auto Mnday morning
while crossing Seventeenth street.
near Harney. His collar bone was
broken and his hip severely injured,
Several big bruises were also received
He is recovering from the first effects
of the shock at St. Catherines hos
pital. An X-ray will be taken to de
termine the seriousness of the injuries
Bound Over on Charge of
Stripping, a Vacant House
Lee Wilson and L. Barker, caught
Monday m the act of stripping plumb
ing from a vacant house at 2909
Harney street entered ' plea of
guilty on a charge of breaking and
entering in police court Tuesday
morning, and were bound bved to the
district court on $1,000 bonds.
Hoover Visits Front;
Paris. Aug. 6. Herbert G Hoover.
American food administrator, has
paid a visit to the battle front, where
he rendered homaee to the American
soldiers who have fallen on the field
ot honor. Among the places he 'vis
ited was tselieau wood. He went over
the ground where the American army
made such a heroic stand against the
Improve Army Camps.
Washington. Aug. 6.Enlargement
and improvement of sewage plants at
camps and cantonments, to safeguard
the health of troops as their number
increase, will be undertaken at once
by the army. It was announced to
day that the project would cost about
4U,uuu tor each camp.
THE BEE: OMAHA. WEDNESDAY, AUUUST
WREAKS HAVOC AT
LAKE CHARLES, LA.
Property Loss From Hurricane
Estimated at Million Dol
lars; Gerstner Field, Avi
ation Camp, Damaged.
Beaumont, Tex., Aug. 6. Accord
ing to stories told by trainmen and
passengers on Southern Pacific train
No. 5, which reached here from New
Orleans nearly four hours late, Lake
Charles, La., and vicinity suffered
great damage from a tropical hurri
cane which struck that city about 3:30
p. m. today.
Storm Sweeps Aviation Camp.
Houston, Tex., Aug. 6. That Gerst
ner field, a training camp for aviators,
was badly damaged and that property
losses in and around Lake Lharies,
La., would amount to $1,000,000 was
the word conveyed to the general of
fices of the Southern Pacific in Hous
ton Lite this afternoon.
The information was received from
a conductor of the line, who made his
r T 1 sM 1 . J
way to Vinton trom LaKe tenants, ar.u
eported from that place.
The storm area, he said, extcnaeo
as far east as Jennings and as far
west as Vinton. High wind and ra'.n
worked the damage.
A message received here late to
eht from Deauincv. 60 miles north
of Lake Charles, said six persons had
been killed in the storm. .
Com Crop of State
Still Has Chance to
Return a Good Yield
The corn croo of- Nebraska was
damasred by the hot winds of Sun-
dav and Monday. Just what that
damasre will amount to in the aggre
gate no one can tell at this time, as
some localities have suffered much
more than others.
The greatest damage, according to
reports being obtained by the rail
roads, seems to be in the South Platte
country, and in the counties in the
eastern part of the state. Through
the northern portion and in a greater
part of the western half of the state,
it is believed that he damage is light.
In the localities where the damage
has not been serious, railroad officials
who keep in touch with crop condi
tions are of the opinion that with rain
within the next two or three days, the
corn would round to and make a
fairly good crop.
To German People
Amsterdam, Aug. 6. There is in
creasing anxiety in Germany over the
situation as it has developed in , -cent
months, according to a dispatch
to the Handelsblad. I he dispatch
reads: '. . , ' , ;
"The number of those in Germany
who, like Dr. Richard . von . Kuehl-
mann, former foreign secretary, are
convinced that force of arms will not
put Germany on its feet again, is
steadily growing. There Is sufficient
justification for a Jess comforUble
feeling now than a few .nonths ago
not only as a result of the retreat
from the Marne and the American
danger, but. also on account of the
precarious political and economi: sit
uation in Austria. The Russian ques
tion, however, is the one which
causes the greatest anxiety to all."
Iowa Banks Charge Fraud
in City National Bank
Accusations of fraudulent conspiracy
on the part of the majority stock
holders of the Uty National Bank
of Omaha to cancel notes alleged to
have been due from Peter J. Peterson
and Ivey O'Flyng, are made in suit
filed in district court by the Iowa
State bank and the Lake Villa Trust
and Savings bank.
It is alleged these notes, totalling
$46, $120, $70, were returned to Pet
erson and O Flyng without consid
eration', and that no report of the
transaction was made. In a plea for
an accounting, the Iowa banks ask
Peterson and Ofrlyng be compelled
to pay the sum involved.
Call of Voice from Under
Bed Impresses Cc-per Not
Garbed only in her "robes de nuit."
Laura F. Bell, 941 North Twenty
seventh street, was arrested early
Tuesday morning at Twenty-fourth
and Cuming streets. She is thought
to be demented and will be held for
the insanity commission.
I heard, a voie speaking to mc
from under the bed." she told nolii-e
officers. "It told me to leave town at
once and I am sure on my way."
Man Badly Bruised When
Street Car Jump Switch
John Mecer, ' '1934 South Tenth
street, was badly bruised about the
legs and hips when he was struck by
a street car near the Tenth street
car barns. He was sittiner on the
curb when the car backed off a switch
and ran into him.. He was taken to
St. Catherine's hospital, where it is
reported his injuries are not serious.
German Marine Minister
- Von fCapelle to Resign
.uncn. owuzeriana. auk. 0.Ad
mirai von V-apeue, uerman minister
of marine, will resign shortly, ao
cording to Berlin disoatches to the
Stuttgart Tageblatt and other papers.
No sugar is re
Quired with the
Washington, Aug. 6. Army and
marine corps casualties in the fighting
on the Marne-Aisne salient made pub
lic today by the War department
numbered 498, 358 sbldiers and 140
marines. This brought the total
since the toll of victory began to ar
rive yesterday to 1,213 and the num
ber of all casualties since American
forces first landed in France to 16,409.
Today's army list contained mostly
the names of wounded, whereas those
of yesterday showed 459 killed in ac
tion and 80 died of wounds.
These lists do not represent- any
day's fighting, but probably include
some of the casualties for several days.
Killed in Action.
A. Stephenion, Anderson,
K. Crabtre. Toppenlih.
Corp. Edwin H. Jelley, Woodhaven, N. T.
Corp. Bill Walters, Thealka, Ky.
Mechanic Tbeo. S. Price. Bay St Louti.
Tony Albino, Brooklyn.
Frank Altobell, Berlin, N. H.
E. F. Bowmafh, Wheeling, W. Va.
& F. Brlot, Tonaeket, Wash.
F. X. Conley. Philadelphia.
Jesae H. Cottrell, Sunolglen, Cal.
Andy L. Esnllnger, Danville. 111.
William A. Oulnn, Ink, Ark.
K. C. Kartmann. San Francisco.
8. J. Johnston, Jr.. Cooperstown, N. T.
Albert 8. Johnston, Homer City, Pa.
Maxwell B. Kats. Detroit
Robert Kelley, Flandreau, 8. D.
Bruno Korasctawlez, Eerea, O.
Fren Marten, Onago, Kan.
M. J. Nee. Shrewsbury, Mass.
John Nemchlck, South Bethlehem,
Russell Parr, Encampment, Wyo.
Mike Polenskl, Philadelphia.
Harry Rhoades, Reading, Pa.
Frank 8ager, St. Paul.
W. E. Schafelke, Appleton. Wis.
D. K. Shedd, Manchester, N. H.
J. H. Tatro, Harrlsvllle. R. L
James W. Williams, Bangor, Me.
Died from Wounds.
Corp. H. E. Simmons, Worcester,
Percy M. Brothers, Randolph Center, Vt;
Clyde Colvln, Kevll. Ky.: W. It. Chamber
latn, Orlswoldvllle, Mass.; John Searphln,
Hartford; James V. Weir, Litchfield. Conn.
Corp. Robert W. Colflesh, Des Molnea, la.;
Lloyd F. Evans, Marcus. Ia.; Oakley C.
Ewart, Blockton, Ia.; Arohle O. Hutchison,
Webster City, Ia.; Gunnard A. Liljequist.
Stanton, Ia.; Bernle M. Mohler, Bedford,
Ia. : Frank Robbins, Bedford. Ia.; Lt. George
C. Pllklngton, Parker, S. D.; Lt. Robert
L. Rayburn, Hurley, S. D. ; Lt. Edgar C.
Westervelt, Lincoln, Neb.; Sergt Otto F.
Anderson, Corning, Ia.; Sergt Albert J. Gra
bowski, Beatrice, Neb.; Sergt. Herbert W.
Pace, Corning, Ia.; Cook John Wayne Webb.
Wlnnetoon, Neb.; Harry Bladon, Clearfield,
Ia.; Frank Toung, Liberty, Neb.; David
Miller, Eureka, S. D. ; Orlen H. Rhoades,
Wounded, Degrea fndertermlned.
Sergt. Earl Schoen, Dell Rapids, 0. D.
Four army lists were issued later
today, showing: Killed in action, 73;
died of wounds, 14; died of disease, 4;
died of accidents and other causes, 3;
wounded severely 112; wounded, de
gree undetermined, 213; missing in
action, 40; total, 459.
The four lists follow, in part:
Killed in Action.
Ma, George J. Rau, Burnalde, Conn.
Lt. Frank W. Slaton, Dallas, Tex.
Corp. William Sutton, Brooks, Ia.
Robert C. Osgood, Powdervllle, Mont
Michael Duron, Venice, Cal.
Ernest R. August, Dorchester, Neb.
Carl H. Barr, Akron, Ia.
Jack Brown, Paragould Ark.
Waldmer Jensen, Monroe, Utah.
Ivor Johnson. Avondale, Mont.
Sergt. George L. Heath, North Whltefleld,
Mo. ' "
Erwln I. Jones, Wllksbarre, Pa.
Thomas W. Kelly, jr., Philadelphia.
Anacleto U. Baasara, Home, xtaiy.
Roger- N. Cartwrlght, Pyslth, Walea.
Fred L. Curry, Goldonna, La.
Henry Das, Sletcheren, Holland.
Frank Defnsto, Glmlgllono, Italy.
William F. Doian, Philadelphia.
Arthur V. Drake, Sayre, Pa,
William S. Drake. Brooklyn.
Michael Federklewicz, Powlset, Austria
Mauris FWdman, New Tork City.
Chester Haburn, Jonesvllle, Va.
Frank H. Healey. Bcranton, Pa.
Bruno G. Kolsmahl. New Tork City.
Robert Latex, Utlca, N. T.
Harmiel Lakatsky, Philadelphia.
Lester C. McLean, - Midland, Mich.
John S. McQueary, Columbia, Ky.
Arthur L. Mlms, Gracevllle, Fla.
William L. Noel. Philadelphia.
Lola L, Ownensby, Fletcher, N. T.
Deltt T. Beherough, Monroe, La.
Nlch PUtpchuk, Proskurow, Russia.
John Silvia, Belra Alta, Italy.
Sergeant Raymond L. Toung, Lyons, N. T,
Private John R. Murphy, Philadelphia,
Private John W. Trent, Stockton, Mo.
Private William II. C. Wtlklns, Newark,
Sergt. Thomas M. Allen, Bessemer City,
Corp. Edward Bell, Providence. R. L
Corp. Daniel A. Chisholm. New Tork City.
Corp. Charles P. Erlckson, Birmingham,
Corp. Charlea C. Franca, Akron, O.
Corp. Roy L. Hoffman, Mlddletown, Md,
Corp. Elijah O. Knight, Hillsdale, Ind.
Corp. Claude D. Moreland, Marshall, Mo.
Mechanlo Clarence E. Mitchell, Lansing,
Mechanlo John E. Reardon, Dearlng, Ga.
Private Harry Aberman, Baltimore, Md
Private Leo O. Allen, Corry, Pa.
Marry H. Bell, Kohka, Mo.
Harry H. Bell,- Kohoka, Mo.
Trofim Bokolsky, Wolensky, Hubarn, Rus
Gustave D. BonnlwIU. Palmer, va.
Emanuel Brodte, New Tork Cly.
Lowell L. Butcher, New Cory don, Ind.
Theophllus Canary, St Louis.
Willie Childress. PanvlUe, Va,
Albert F. Cleary. Subley, Va.
Arthur C. Close, Chippewa Falls, Wis.
John Corcodllas, Mew Tork City.
Willie W. Cotton, Osark, Ala,
John L. Emlg, Dushore, Pa.
Hugh Farrady, Frostburg, Md.
Daniel P. Freeman, Gaa City, Ind.
Jeffurson Gordon, JVarrenton. Va.
Jacob F. Hetlner, Atlantic City, N. J.
Walter Howell. Arllngon, N. J.
George D. Jackson, Picksvllle, O.
Elmer G. Knoell, Buffalo, N. T.
Marco Picclnl, Copoala, Italy.
Vastel Sadowskl, Armstrong Creek, Wl.
Pled of Wounds.
Cact. Edwird H. Phillips, Athol, Mass.;
Lt Wolcott W. Treadway, Merlde. Conn.
Privates: Rooco Racoo, Rome, N. T.; Ver
non J. Staples. Platnfleid, Wis.; Sergt
James A. Smith, Whitehall, N. T.; Meek
Feezel. Sevlersvllle, Tenn.; Arthur H. Kief'
er, Springfield, 111.; Byron L. Sylvaro, Nan
tucket Mass.; Corp. Earl W. Madelly. New
Brlaln, Conn.; Stephen Bogus, Poland
David B. Chrlstlex, Wakefield. Mass.; Wit
Ham H. Johnson, Cambridge, Maes.; Phil
lips Peterson, Hammond, Ind.; Guy E. War.
ren. Edenton, Ky.
Died or Disease
Corp. Arthur H. Pierson, Salem Neb.: Pri
vates: Lemuel X. Moore, Paris, Tex.; Nicholas
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Defablo, Munlclpio. Italy: Bernard O Oua
tafson. Leroy Mich.
Died or Aerident ond Other taiwes.
Sergt. James T. Walsh, Waiertown. N V.;
Privates: John Dean. Wllllamstown. 8 C;
Leland C. Cresham. Memphis. lnn.
uv... Ladislauw T. Janda. Wt Cedir
Rapids, la.; Allan A. Tukey, Dei Moinoa. Ia.;
Sergt Clifford R Siak. Keokuk. Ia.; I ri
vate James Irwin, Earlham. la.
Wounded In Action ( Degree I ndetermlned.)
Sergts: Louis A Casey. Waterloo, la.:
Paul R. Moore, Mt. Zion. Ia.: lnest W
Woodard. Albla. Ia.
Privates: Frank F. Barlow, Mason City.
Ia.; Benjamin Belly. Julian, Neb.: Harry
R. Branscom. Upton, Wyo.: Orrlu O Wig
gins 1808 Miami street. Oniaba.
Washington, Aug. 6.- The marine
corps casualty list today shows:
Killed in action, 7; died of wounds, 3;
wounded severely, 18; wounded, de
gree undetermined, 111; .wounded
slightly, 1. Total, 140.
Killed In Action.
Sergts. William H. Cooper. Rochester. N.
T.; Harry N. Lacey, Lancaster. Tex.; Ray
mond M. Mabry. Poplar Bluff. Mo.; Frank
L. Tlgnor, Richmond, Va,; Richard B.
Tucker, Leer, Mich.; Harry Hawthorne,
Superior, Wis.; Roy A. NItsche, Leaven
worth, Kan. .
Died of Wounds.
Clarence O. Rosell, Orange, Cal.; Elmer
S. Short Cashmere Wash.;' Floyd C. Mosher,
Flatbuah. N. Y.
Sam Grasso, Houma, la.;
Wounded, Decree Undetermined.
Richard Ellis. Crete. Neb.; Harry O. Irwin,
Craig, Neb.; Samuel P. Gilbert. Cedar Rap
Ids, la.; Corp. Chester A. Sawyer, Bassett,
Neb.; Theo T. Carey. Walnut, Ia.
Fifty-Two Thousand Enlist
from Columbia and Yukon
Victoria, B. C. Auir. 6. Statistics
compiled at headquarters of military
district No. 11, show that since the
war began there have gone over seas
from British Columbia and the Yukon
43,300 soldiers of all ranks. The ac
tual number of men recruited in the
district from August 4, 1914, to July
5. 1918. has totalled 52,202, showing
that 8,902 must still remain in the
Denver Votes for Municipal
Ownership of W?.ter Plant
Denver. Aug. 6. Municipal owner
ship of the water plant was voted to
day in Denver, by a heavy majority,
according to incomplete returns. The
proposal was in 'the for mot a bond
issue for $13,970,000 submitted to the
tax payers. This, valuation for its
plant has been accepted by the Den
ver Union Water company from
which the city purchased.
Germany Gives Dutch
Shipping Safe Conduct
Amsterdam, Aug. 6. The conclu
sion of an agreement relative to
granting safe conduct by Germany for
Dutch shipping to Scandinavian coun
tries is now assured, according to the
Handelsblad. The Dutch government
has given permission for the depart
ure of 40 vessels lying in Rotterdam.
Cholera Sweeps etrograd;
1,100 Victims Airead Dead
Amsterdam. Aug. 6. There are
more than 20,000 cases of cholera in
Petrograd, according to the Fremden
blatt of Hamburg, which reports thai
up to last Saturday 1,100 deaths had
occurred. The authorities,, it de
clares, are helpless, and the disease
is spreading unchecked. ...
Submarine Sinks British
Schooner Off Nova Scotia
A Canadian Atlantic Port. Auu. 6.
-The British shooner Gladys T. Hol
land has been sunk by & German sub
marine. Ihe crew landed today at a
Nova Scotia town. They said the
attack took place yesterday morning.
T7-Boat Survivors in Harbor.
A Canadian Atlantic Port. Aue. 6.
Two boat loads of survivors of the
oil tanker Luz Blanca, torpedoed by
a uerman submarine off this port ves
terday. were towed into the harbor
today. Ihey said their ship fought
the U-boat for three hours before be
Praise to Ship Builders.
Washington, Aug. 6. Lord North
cliffe and Sir Joseph Maclay. British
minister ot shipping, cabled Chair
man Hurley of the shipping: board to-
uay congratulations upon record snip-
buuding at Alameda, Cal.; Bristol and
Headquarters Serge Autumn
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Primaries August 20th.
Mrs. Violet Long, Chief
of Tommy wanes, Among
Hospital Ship Victims
London, Aug, 6. One of the wo
men lost in the torpedoing of the
ambulance transport, Wariida, was
Mrs. Violet Long, chief controller
of the British woman's army auxil
iary corps, better known as the
"Tommywaacs." With her sister,
Mrs. Long founded the corps early
in the war. In her last trip to
France Mrs. Long took over a de
tachment to be assigned to ,the
Banishment From Prance,
Sentence Imposed on Malvy
Paris, Aug. 6. Louis J. Malvy,
former minister of the interior, was
found guilty today of nolding com
munication with the enemy, and sen
tenced to five years' banishment. The
sentence, however, does not carry
Finnish Liberty Cross is
Bestowed Upon Hun Ruler
Amsterdam, Aug. 6. The North
German Gazette of Berlin says the
German emperor has received a Fin
nish deputation which conferred on
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hml the Finnish Liberty cross. The
emperor, in his speech, referred to tht;
Finns and Germans as "fighting 'to
gether in the cause of Finnish .i!
erty." French Homes to Be Opened'
to the Soldiers of America
Paris. Aug. 6. French homes may
be opened to soldiers from America,
the British dominions and the French
colonies, under plans which are now
being studied. It is believ'ed that
"Franco-allied clubs" may be formed,
so that people unable to open their
own homes may meet the allied sol
diers on a social footing.
Premier Clemenceau has given lm
hearty approval to the idea, saying it
was "excellent popular diplomacy "
Countess of Kingston Will
Show War Relics Exchange
The countess of Kingston will e.v
hibit her collection of war relics in
the lobby of the Live Stock Exchange
building Wednesday noon for the
benefit of the Irish soldiers' and sail
ors' fund. Shamrocks will be sold
by the countess and several Omaha
women interested in the effort to help
the disabled Irish fighters. A lunch-
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