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OFFICER SACRIFICES LIFE
TRYING TO SAVE PRIVATE?
Lawton, Okla., July 6. Lieut. Col.
Harold H. Bateman, Ninth field ar
tillery, Fort Sill, sacrificied his life
in a futile attempt to save Private
Joe Bukoby, Fourteenth fiejd artil
lery, from drowning in Medicine
Creek, near here. Capt Francis B.
Legette narrowly escaped drowning
in an effort to save Lieutenant-Cot-cnel
A party of officers were on a fish
ing expedition when the tragedy oc
curred. Private Bukoby, who was
taring for the officers' horses, rode
one of the animals into the creek
and, apparently becoming frightened,
fell into the water. He could not
" Lieutenant-Colonel Bateman, hur
riedly pulling off his boots, went to
Bukoby's assistance. Although a
good swimmer, the officer was
seized by the drowning private In
a strangle hold and they went down
Reval, Esthonia, Jury 6 The
crack regiment of the new Esthon
jan army is one organized and fi
nanced by an American, U, C. Reis
ser. It is composed of cavalry, in
fantry and artillery units, numbers
1,000 men, and has been fighting for
Several months. . "
This discovery was made by the
American Red Cross mission which
arrived here a few -days ago with a
shipload of supplies for the relief of
the country. N .
Mr. Reisser had already organized
a small Red Cross hospital of SO
GOING AROUND WORLD
IN BUNGALOW ON WHEELS.
Chicago, July 6. With his mod
ernized, motorized studio on wheels,
Hugo D. Pohl, Chicago artist, has
mapped plans to paint tfie United
States and every part of the world
he can, reach during a three-year
tour. He left Sunday with his wife
in their movable, four-wheel bun
galow, which has been fitted up witn
all the conveniences of a flat.
The bungalow will move to Dixon,
Davenport, Des Moines, Lincoln,
Denver and Estes Park, Colo.,,where
Pohl owns a ranch. He intends to
spend several weeks there, trans
ferring the beauties of the Rockies
With the Pacific coast expedition
ended, Artist Pohl intends, to do a
turn in the West Indies and the
Philippines.! Then he may make
Egypt, China, or Alaska, if he is
TRAP SET FOR "DOPE"
PEDDLERS IN CHICAGO
Chicago, July ,6. Wholesale ar
rests are to be made in Chicago the
next few days by the federal dope
squad under Col. L. G. Nutt, bag
ging the international "dope" smug
glers who have operated extensively
i.Mtk JiaHniiarfers in Chicago.
Kansas City, Omaha and San Fran
cisco. . .. .. , -
Minor arrests nave been made
from time to imt with little pub-
licity and the revenue men have
worked through underworld chan
nels with the customary thorough
ness. When the blow is struck it
" will break the back of the dope
trust, it is said.
Following the arrests of dope ped
dlers at Woodstock, 111., recently,
Revenue Agent Jack Dennisou
caught three alleged Chicago traf
fickers at Kansas City.
To secure proof of guilt, Den
rilson purchased $2,000 worth of
dope from the trio and with the
arrests siezed cocaine valued at
3Y ARREST IN CHICAGO
Chicago, -July 6. A long dead
romance of the underworld was re
called when the detective bureau
: learned of the arrest of Frank Har
iris, alias Owen Dale, alias Owen
Conn, by the police of the snemeia
In March of 1909, the story of
" the infatuation of the wife of a
minister, a' social and prison reform
; worker and the mother of four chil
dren, for a convicted robber and of
- their subsequent elopement occupied
" the attention of the reading public.
Mrs. Grace Clarksbn was the
woman and the ' police say Harris
was the man. t V ,
Some years later the woman re--tumed
to Chicago alone and ob
tained a position in a department
Harris dropped out of sight of
the police until by an unusual chance
he w.as captured after he is said to
have attempted to rob four homes
- PICTURES REJECTED
Columbus, O., July 6. The Wil-lard-Dempsey
fight pictures were
rejected Sunday by Maurice S.
Hague, chairman of the Ohio b.oard
of moving picture censors. .Mr.
Hague was the only member of the
board of three to review the picture
- and it is possible the other two
members of the board will vote to
permit it being shown in Ohio.
Mr. Hague declared "such human
bu'ehery should not be shown
where our boys and girls 'may
S"it" , ' ,
. He stated that as the film had
beer rejected, persons or - firms
sh wing the picture in Ohio would
be prosecuted, liable to fines from
$100 to $300 and a year's imprison
It is probable the pictures may be
seen in other states, if passed by
the respective state boards, because
the mayor of Toledo ,in granting
the permit termed it a "boxing con
test" . A federal law permits the
interstate shipment of "boxing con
tests" but not "prize fights." . V
MINISTER'S WILL CALLS ,
Shinnston, Pa., July 6-Wearing
mourning for the dead is hypocrisy,
the Rev. Elias M. Sharp, 90, pioneer
Baptisjt minister, who died here, de
clares in his will. v
Referring to his widow hi his
will he said:
"My desire is that she enjoy all
the comforts of life that come with
in her right and njt to clothe her
self in the drapery of 'mourning, as
the manner , of some, which is a
Wvcr itf toMcn!ii v .
VOL. 49 N016.
Detectives Enter Home of
Tony Perruccello, Beat Up
Father and Son . and Strip
Nightdress From Mother.
SAME MEN WHO RAIDED
"BROWN HOME IN JUNE
Force Way Into House With
out Warrant in Search for
Liquor; Fire Over Owner's
Head, Just Missing Children.
The house was shot up, the head
of the family assaulted with a re
volver, the night dress torn from
the body of a sick mother lying in
bed with her infant child, a 14-year-old
boy beaten with a black jack,
dishes were broken and furniture
smashed early Sunday morning
when a score of policemen, headed
by Detectives John W. Herdzina
and Olaf Thestrup, without a war
rant, raided the residence at 804
After his head had been pounded
almost to a pulp, Tony Perruccello,
husband and father, was thrown in
jail at 3 o'clock in the morning.
The blood was streaming from a
half dozen ugh wounds on the
maii'e head and lace at 7 o'clock,
four hours later, when his daughter
visited him in iiis cell.
Not until 'the girl threatened to
get an outside physician was the
police surgeon called to administer
Officer Herdzina assaulted the
woman when she protested with
him against entering the sick cham
ber, she declared. She was slapped
ind beaten by the policeman and
the blood was streaming from
gashes on both wrists when Herd
zina literally stripped the night
dress from her body. He also struck
the woman's 14-year-old sonon the
shoulder with his black jack when
he interfered in his mother's behalf.
The boy's shoulder was badly
Force Way Into Home.
Led by Herdzina, a. former South
Side saloonkeeper, who with Detec
tive George Armstrong several
weeks ago outraged the privacy of
the Brown flats without a warrant
or without provocation, and Detec
tive Thestrup, the policemen forced
their way into the Perruccello home.
The members of the household were
in their beds. In response to a
knock on the rear door, Perruccello
responded, Thestrup, followed by
Herdzina, tnrust himseit across tne
door sill and demanded to know
where the whisky was kept.
Perruccello asked to see tne
search warrant and Thestrup is de
clared to have replied with an oath,
simultaneously firing a shot through
the wall between the back room and
the room tn whtch were sleeping two
small children. The bullet passed
just above the heads of the little
Mrs. Perruccello, who has been ill
for several days, began to scream,
thinking burglars were in the house.
Herdzina rushed into the woman's
room, and as she leaped from her
bed, the detective grabbed her by
(Continued On Pane Four, Column Three.)
"Allies Can Have Only
My Dead Body," Says
the Ex-Crown Prince
Amsterdam, July 6. "The allies
can have only my dead body; I
will myself decide on my life or
death," the former German crown
prince is quoted as having said
Friday in discussing a possible de
mand for extradition.
This statement reported by the
British Wireless Service corre-
spondent, was said by him to have
been, made to a Dutch official who
talks daily with the former crown
According to this official, Fred
erick Hohenzollern is in excellent
health. He takes motorcycle trips
daily and frequently visits both
the rich and poor on the island
Austrian Peace Treaty
Ready by Next Tuesday
Pari9, July 6. (By the Associat
ed Press.) The proposed Austrian
peace treaty will be ready for pre
sentation to the Austrian delegation
Tuesday. The full text of the docu
ment now is in, the hands of 'the
The -presentation of the terms to
the Austrians probably will not be
accompanied by impressive cere
monies such as were held for the
signing of the German treaty. Ten
days or two weeks are expected to
be given the Austrian delegation to
study the new articles on financial,
economic and reparations questions,
and also certain boundary terms
which were not covered in the
first ?lrat given them. '. - s
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AHA, THE GATE
Etert4 u weoid-tlau matter Mur 2S. IMS. t
OMki P. O. Mdw tot el March 3. 117.
REJECTION OF HIS
SUIT REASON FOR
SHOOTING BY NEW
He Admits Falsity of Story to
Police That Girl Was to
Be a Mother.
Los Angeles, Cal., July 6. Harry
S. New admitted 1p the police Sun
day, according to the officers, that
his fiancee, Miss Frieda Lesser,
whom he shot and killed early Sat
urday, was not expecting to become
a mother, as he previously had as
serted. This admission was made when,
according to the police, they con
fronted New with statements by
Then, they said, New admitted he
killed Miss Lesser because she had
refused to marry him.
Otherwise, he clung to his orig
inal story; he reiterated how he had
taken her for an automobile ride
Friday night and in a lonely spot in
Topanga canyon, 25 miles from Los
Angeles, had shot her. Then he
covered her eyes, he said, and, driv
ing thecar with one hand while with
the other he clasped one of hers,
traveled about for several hours be
fore arriving at the police Station
and surrendering himself.
His mother, Mrs. Lulu Burger, is
expected to arrive home from Indi
anapolis Tuesday night.
An autopsy will be performed on
Miss Lesser's body Monday.
Goes to Aid of Son.
Chicaeo. July 6. Mrs. Lulu Bur
ger of Glendale, Cal., passed through
Chicago Sunday en route from In
dianapolis to Los Angeles to go to
the aid of her sont Harry S. New,
who surrendered to police and told
them he had shot and killed his
fiancee because she had refused to
"He wasn't sane, of course,' said
the mother. "I knew that in the
moment when the girl he loved told
him she was in trouble, but that she
wouldn't marry him, his mother's
past must have loomed big before
him, and he couldn't bear it."
TO WINNERS BY
American Track Team Carries
Off Wilson's Trophy in
Pershing Stadium,' July 6. (By
the Associated Press.) The inter
allied games closed Sunday, with
the presentation by General Per
shing of the medals to the winners.
The American track team carried off
President Wilson's trophy, a sclup
ture of "Jason and the Golden
General Pershing shook hands
with at least 450 athletes.
The American base ball team beat
Canada, 12 to 1, in the deciding game
of the series.
A crowd of 30,000 and three Unit
ed States bands celebrated the
American triumph in the track and
field events, loudly cheering the
buck private negro, Sol Butler, as
well as Brigadier General Wolf, the
American broad jump and rifle
champions, respectively, showing
the true democracy of the meet.
Norman Ross, the United States
sw mming champion, was given a
great ovation when he stepped
down from the tribune with six
medals in his hands.
General Pershing faced the salutes
of 18 nations in presenting prizes,
but answered all with his famous in
ternational salute, pleasing all.
The closing ceremonies were
marked bv the playing of "The Star
Spangled Banner" while the flags of
18 allied nations came down imme
diately. The United States band
then played "The Marseillaise"
while the tri-color went up, showing
that the stadium was French prop
erty henceforth. The American bat
talion marched off, the general head
quarters band playing "The Stars
and Stripes forever.
E. E. Bryant Plays Good
Samaritan to Men and
Women in City Jail
.Twenty-two prisoners at the city
jau last night heaped their bless
ines on E. E. Bryant, 60 years old
who tottered into the police station
to "see if he could cheef them up."
He walked into Turnkey Blotts'
sanctum and asked if he could
"trtat" the prisoners.
"This is a hot night," he reminded
Plotts. "Setae of those poor fel
lows you've got in jail are not such
a bad sort, I'll bet. If I bring down,
some ice cream for em will you see
tlrft they get it?
. Charlie explained that he had no
wav of serving ice cream.
"How many are in jail?" queried
Bryant as he started away. '
, "Eighteen men and four women."
In half an hour Bryant returned.
He was carrying a case and a half
of ice cold pop and root beer on his
."Treat 'em all, for me," Bryant
told Plotts. "Especially the wo
Charlie called the 22 boarders
from their rooms and made a few
introductory remarks before passing
out the retreshments.
"Bless his ol' soul!" grinned an
old mammy. Her fellow-boarders
agreed that she had voiced their
J Bryant lives at the Gates hotel
CITY OF THE WEST,
New U. S.-France Treaty
Described as "Premature
Obituary of League of Na
tions," by Senator Borah.
WILSON TRADED WITH
"Asked to Draw Line Through
Washington's Farewell Ad
dress and Enter Into Special
Alliance," Affirms Idahoan.
Washington, Julyi 6. The new
treaty with France, by which that
nation is promised American aid in
case of unprovoked attack by Ger
many, was described as "the pre
mature obituary of the league of
nations as a league of peace" in a
statement issued by Senator Borah,
The senator also charged the
promise was made by Pesident Wil
son to purcliase French support for
the league plan.
"The French - British - United
States alliance," said the statement,
"is based upon the theory of war;
it is made in expectation of war,
it is like all such alliances, a war
alliance. Could there be a more
open confession by the authors of
the league that the league means
neither peace nor disarmament.
Rapped Special Alliances.
"A short time before the presi
dent left for Europe he said: 'Spe
cial alliances have been the prolific
cause in the modern world of the
plans and passions that produce
war.' Yet, notwithstanding this
statement, we are now asked to
draw a line through Washington's
farewell address, put behind us the
policy of our government during its
entire life and enter into a special
alliance, an alliance which will in
clude Great Britain and France and
possibly Italy and Belgium.
"Upon the same occasion he de
clared 'there can be no alliance
within the general league of na
tions.' In the face of this statement
there is to be formed within this
league a special alliance and this al
liance is to be formed upon the in
itiative of the authors of the league
European System Wins Out.
"Upon another occasion, after the
president had most earnestly de
nounced such alliances as being the
authors of the wars and the intol
erable conditions of Europe, he used
this language: 'The United States
will enter into no special arrange
ments or understandings with par
ticular nations.'' The fact is the
European system has won com
pletely. Clemenceau declared for
special alliances. Wilson met the
challenge in his speech at Manches
ter, England, but Clemenceau had
"This alliance is the premature
obituary of the league of nations as
a league of peace. The real expla
nation of this situation is this, that
Clemenceau demanded the special
alliance as a consideration for his
support of the league of nations.
And we traded with him."
Street Car Carries
Automobile 40 Feet;
Five Persons Injured
Five members of the E. Koenig
family suffered severe injuries Jast
night when the automobile in which
they were riding collided with a
street car at Fortieth and California
streets. Their machine was carried
forty feet by the street car and -each
of the five persons was thrown more
than fifteen feet by the impact.
E. Koenig, 2227 Grant street; Mrs.
Martha Koenig and their three chil
dren, Anna, 13; Warner, 12, and
Henry, 10, are the injured persons.
The Koenigs were driving east on
California street and attempted to
turn north into Fortieth street when
the street car struck the automobile.
Mr. Koenig suffered a fractured
right shoulder; Mrs. Koenig, a deep
gash on her forehead and other cuts
and bruises; the three children were
all badly bruised and cut by flying
All five were carried into the F.
L. Sells home, 523 North Fortieth
street, and later taken to St. Joseph's
hospital by the police.
John Mears, conductor, and A. F.
Veach, motorman, were operating
the street car.
Miss Jeanette Rankin
Back From Overseas
New York, July "6. Miss Jeanette
Rankin, former representative from
Montana, American delegate to the
International Congress of Women
at Geneva, returned, from Europe on
the Noordam. ' ,
OFFERS YOU GOLDEN OPPORTUNITIES.
JULY 7, 1919.
Graphophone Entertains R-34's Crew
With Latest Jazz Music As Big Blimp
Fights Elements On Its Trip Overseas
Mineola, N. Y., July 6. Not in
the mere record of miles covered is
to be found the real romance of the,
R-34's aerial voyage to America.'
The full story of this great adven
ture, this gamble against the ele-
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The big British dirigible R-34, which safely crossed Atlantic
" Scott, Royal Air Force, commander, (right insert) ; Major
and Lieutenant-Commander Zachary Lansdowne, U.
ments, is revealed only through the
human incidents of the trip, chron
icled in the form of a log by Brig.
Gen. Edward M. Maitland, official
observer for the British air min
istry. This story a Jules Verne tale
come true was written while the
giant dirigible was leaving the
ground at East Fortune,, while it
was passing out of sight of land,
while it was battling its way across
Allan Solet of Los Angeles
Probably Fatally Wounded
While Trying. to Effect
Los Angeles, July 6. (Special
Telegram.) Allan Solet, a laborer
employed by the Los Angeles Ice
and Cold Storage company, was
shot and probably mortally wound
ed late Saturday night by his wife,
Stella Solet, who says she came
from Omaha and from whom he sep
arated nine months ago. Solet went
to his wife's room in an attempt to
effect a reconciliation, he told sur
geons at the receiving hospital.
When he attempted to Ireak down
the door, he said, the woman be
came alarmed and fired three shots
through the door. Redoubling his
efforts, Solet smashed the door from
its hinges and a fourth bullet passed
into his right Jung. According to
attending surgeons, he has but a
small chance for recovery.
The couple were married in Coun
cil Bluffs. Ia., a year ago and since
their separation in this city the wife
has been employed in a Stanford
Mrs. Solet has been married twice.
Her first husband was James Par
rett of Omaha. She also has a
brother, Hunter Garner, believed to
be employed as a cook; an aged
mother residing in Omaha, and a
sister, Mrs. Clara Bentley, living at
The city directory gives the name
of Hunter Garner as a clerk for the
Hendy Monger company and his
address as 116 North Twenty-sixth
street. The family living at that ad
dress say that no such person lives
there and it was impossible to locate
anyone of that name last night
Review for All Military
Prisoners Vetoed by Baker
Washington, July 6. Recommen
dation by Lt. Col Samuel T. Ansell
of the judge advocate general's de
partment that the case of every mil
itary prisoner now under sentence
be sent to the board of review of
which he is head, for a re-examination,
has been disapproved by Sec
retary Baker. Certain specific cases
will, however, be examined again
with the object of determining
whether further clemency should be
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Dally and Sua.. M.K; told Nak. aaalaia antra.
the Atlantic and eluding electrical
storms in the north land, while it
wa slipping safely down the shore
lino of Long Island to its anchorage
It is an intensely human story,
set down in simple, unaffected style.
But it is doubtful-if the greatest
master of English could paint a
more vivid picture.
In it is described the feelings of
men starting on a great adventure
cheerfully confident in the face of
a hundred dangers. Jn it is de
scribed the courage of red-blooded
men fighting their way through an
ocean of cloud and fog. In it is
described the resolute daring ovmen
Two Other Men Taken With
Jess Howard Believed Al
so Escaped Convicts.
Omaha detectives yesterday morn
ing captured what they believe to
be a trio of escaped convicts after
Detective Robey had trailed the
men from midnight Saturday until
9 a. m. Sunday.
The three are Jess Howard, R.
H. Cabney and Clyde Stone. All
said they lived in Sioux City, Ia.
They were heavily armed when ar
Detective Robey, stationed on the
Douglas street bridge, saw two men
in one Buick touring car and an
other in another Buick touring car
cross the bridge into Omaha Satur
day night at midnight. The actions
of the three men aroused Robey's
suspicions. . '
He trailed them all night until
they stopped outside the city limits
of East Ornalia.
Sergt. Art Cunningham and De
tectives Janda, "Jensen and Hays
went to assist Robey. They sur
rounded the two cars and arrested
the three men before ttiey had time
to draw revolvers.
Howard admitted that he escaped
from the penitentiary at Lincoln re
cently, police say. He was sen
tenced to five years' imprisonment
for shooting Howard Moberly in
the Davenport garage here and has
served but nine months. The other
two men are thought-by police to be
Auto thieves or burglars.
Three revolvers and a large sup
ply of ammunition were taken from
Howard and Stone were charged
with carrying concealed weapons
and are being held for investigation.
Cabney was charged similarly and in
addition with illegal possession of
Shoots at Two Detectives
in Alley Behind His House
Elmer Pramer, proprietor of the
Alhambra moving picture theater,
Twenty-fourth and Parker . streets,
was arrested at 2 a. m. Sunday and
charged with shooting at Detectives
Thestrup and Herdzina with intent
to kill. ,
The detectives were on watch in
the alley behind Pramer's home,
2419 Parker street, when Pramer
fired at them. He was released on
$1,000 bond. Pramer said he had a
large amount of money in the house
and feared the two detectives" were
calculating coolly just how much
fuel, already greatly shortened, they
couid expend in dodging tempests
which might dash them to destruc
tion. In it is described the fighting
spirit of aerial adventurers com-
and her officers, Major G. H.
Pritchard, Royal Air Force,
S. N. (left insert.)
batting to the last a situation which
might force them to call for assist
ance. But nothing Is to be found
in the log of the great journey
which must have surged up in every
man's heart when they dropped an
chor victoriously safe at the- end
of a 5,634-mile voyage.
First Breakfast in Air.
"When flying at night there is
always a feeling of loneliness on
(Continued On Page Four, Column Four.)
Dynamite Does $5,000 Worth
of Damage to Anaconda
Company's Plant and Sur
Butte, Mont., July 6. Explosion
of dynamite placed in the entrance
of the Anaconda Copper Mining
company's pay office early Sunday
damaged that and surrounding
buildings in the heart of the business
An iron grating was blown against
a building across the street, nar
rowly missing a street car heavily
loaded with miners. Damage was
said iot to exceed $5,000.
Windows in half a dozen nearby
stores were shattered but the charge,
thought by the police to have been
a dozen sticks of dynamite, was not
properly placed to do great damage
to the brick and concrete pay office,
which is across the street from the
Western Federation of Miners' hall,
which was dynamited in 1914 during
a factional union controversy.
Three men have been arrested and
held for investigation.
Paying Six Per Cent Fare
Put Up to Passengers
Denver. Tulv ft. Five-rrnt strppf
car fares were restored in Denver
Saturday midnight when the ordi
nance repealing the 6 cent rate went
into effect. Many passengers volun
tarily continued paying 6 cents, how
ever. The tramway company claims that
there is a dispute between the state
and the city as to which has the au
thority to regulate rates, and that
until this question is decided, the 6
cent fare is still in effect. While
not attempting to collect the 6 cent
fare, the company has left the, mat
ter to the decision of its individual
Italian Protest AgainsJ
High Cost Spreads Rapidly
London, July 6. The Italian
movement protesting against the
high cost of living is spreading from
the Romagna districts to Emilia and
other provinces of Central Italy, ac
cording to a Milan dispatch to the
Daily Mail. ' Serious incidents have
occurred in some places. Three per
sons were reported killed and many
injured in disorders at Imola and
THE WEATHER, I
Generally fair Monday and Tues
day; somewhat warmer in west
portion Monday and in extreme
east portion Tuesday.
Hourly temperature t
5 a. m
1 p. m 11
S p. in 1
S p. m 19
4 p, ia S5
5 p. m
p. ai ,..
1 p. m 85
7 a. m
8 a. m
10 a. m
11 a. m
Haggard, Unshaven Crew of
Giant British Dirigible Arrive
at Mineola, N. Y., After
ELEMENTS DEFEATED IN
FIGHT AGAINST BUMP
Atmospheric. Devils Haunted .
Air on Journey; U. S. War-'
ships Trailed Balloon to '
Render Any Aid Required.
Mineola, N. Y., July 6. Great '
Britain's super-dirigible R-34, the
first lighter-than-air machine to r.
cross the Atlantic' ocean, anchored .
here at Roosevelt flying field at :
9:54 a. m. Sunday (1:54 p. m. Green- v
wich mean time), after an aerial
voyage of 108 hours and 12 min
utes, which covered 5,634 miles.
Passing through dense banks of .
clouds, with the sun and sea visible
only at rare intervals, the R-34 was
forc.ed to cruise 3,690 miles to reach
Trinity bay, Newfoundland, from
East Fortune, Scotland, and 1,944 , .
miles from there to Mineola. ;
When the super-Zeppelin arrived ' '
here she had left only enough petrol .
to keep her moving 90 minutes long- '.
er. Her crew, almost sleepless tor
four and a half days, were weary al
most to the point of exhaustion, but
happy at the successful completion
of their trip. The return voyage ?
will be started Tuesday at 8 a. m.
Haggard, unshaven, their eyes
bloodshot from the long vigil, 'and
lines of care bitten deep into their .
faces, Maj. G. H. Scott, the com
mander, and his officers showed "
plainly the effects--of the anxious,
hours through which they lived yes
terday while they were cruising over
the far reaches of Canada and the
Bay of Fundy, beset by fog, heavy
winds and terrific electrical storms. -Atmosphere
Full of Devils.
"It seemed as though the atmos-'
phere was haunted by 5,000 devils,"
said Lt. Guy Harris, the meteoro
Writh the R-34 long overdue at its "
destination, petrol supply running "
low and buffeted by strong winds.
Major Scott decided Saturday while
over the Bay of Fundy to send a
wireless call to the American Navy :
department to prepare to give as-;
sistance if it were needed. This
was merely a measure of precaution
and did not indicate discourage
ment. While destroyers and sub-
marine chasers were racing to its
assistance, the R-34 was plugging -steadily
ahead on the way to Mine-
ola. Once clear of the Bay of Fun
dy, the atmospheric hoodoo which
had beset the craft from the time
it took the air was gradually left in
The R-34 headed southwest out "
across the Atlantic along the coast .
of Maine, its nose pointed for Cape
Cod, with the United States destroy
er Bancroft hanging on its tail and
in constant wireless communication
with it. The destroyer stuck close
in the wake of the air monster, run
ning under forced draft, until Cape'
Cod was reached, and then the dir
igible cut across lots.
Wind Veers About.
It had been decided on the voy
age along the coast that unless
favoring wind came up the R-34"
would be forced to land at Montauk
Point and early Sunday morning a
wireless message was sent out mak-
ing this announcement. With the
cape left behind, however, fortune '
finally favored the dirigible and the
wind veered to her favor. i
Headed straight for ' Montauk
Point she ran true and before the
(Continued on Pau Four, Column One.)
Germans Introduce ;
Bill to Ratify Peace
, Treaty With Allies:
Basle, Switzerland, July
dispatch from Weimar,' received
Sunday, says a bill has been intro- .
duced in the German national as
sembly, providing for ratification,
of the peace treaty. ;
Strike of Street Car Men ;': ;
Ties Up Cleveland Traffic
Cleveland, O., July 6.Street car '
traffic was tied up here for the sec
ond time in eight months when ap- -proximately
2.600 motormen and "
conductors of the Cleveland Street
Railway company went on strike '
Sunday morning to enforce theii
demands for a wage increase of 12
cents an hour. . -v ;'- t -
Several attempts were made te
start cars, but in most cases they - '
were unsuccesiful owing to stoning ,
or wire cutting by strikers.
Several persons were injured by '
flying glass during the disorders, -following
which six strikers wer
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