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NO. 3920. WEsTH.rMFAiL WARRINGTON, D. . MONDAY, JULY 16. 1917. TWO CEIrS
. MEND I.W.
Grand Juries Wil Stamp
Out German Propaganda
German propaganda in the United
Sates, as represented by the I. W.
W.. will be throttled immediately
through a plan to be put Into effect
Attorney General Gregory will be
requested by Congress to assemble at
once United States grand juries in
every locality where the activities of
the L W. W. have been apparent,
place a United States judge in charge
and indict and try all offenders on
the spot, without loss of a minute.
The plan contemplates assembling
grand juries at East St. iouts. Doug
las. Ariz., Columbus. N. Mdex.. Bis
bee. Aris.. and at points b% Oregon
and Washington where there have
been indications of unwonted activity
on the pa -t of the organization's
agents. These juries will sit simul
taneously and it is believed that in
this way a death blow will be struck
at the organization without any lost
time or motion.
The Department of Justice is under
stood to have sufficient evidence in
its possession at the present time to
proceed against some of the leaders
under the espionage act, but has held
back until more definite evidence can
be obtained connecting the financial
affairs of the organization with Ger
Senator Lawrenee T. Sherman, of
Illinois. will. make the first move to
ward having the investigations start
Pd. Serator Sherman said yesterday
that he will join with other members
of th- Senate in requesting the Attor
ney General to take sters Immediate
Ir for assembling the grand juries.
Has Evidesee f Plots.
rDocumentary evidence in the pos
session of the I linois Senator will
be piLced at the disposal of the gnv
ernment immediately which It in de
clared will show indi.Tputably that the
I. W'. W. agitators were respronsible
for the rioting -ind bloodshed In East
St. Louis. Prirt of this evidence also
will lead the investigators to other
stetions of te country. it is stated.
nth-r Senators claim to have evi
dance not only showing responsibility
on the part of the T. W. W. for
at:ikes. riots and murders, but show
ing a connection between the agitators
and a powerf:l group of German prop
srandis's. Some of this evidence at
r-&,iy h. been p:aced at the disposal
of the Department of Justice.
Floods of tetters and telegrams are
pouring into the offcees of Sien-itors
and Representatives giving evidence
and turzing immediate petion. Senator
Sherman an-I others declined yesterday
to make public their doculnentary evi
dtence for fear that the publication
of the names eontained therein might
lear to reprisals against the inform
ants by members of the 1. W. W.
"In East St. Louis. I w-ild have
Judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis take
immel-e charge of the investigation.
convne a lur'. and without the usual
dela's pt tha men responthle for
t'e bloodshrl and disorder there he
hnd the hl' id Senator Sher
"Whilb I have no positive proof that
f' I W. W. is a weapon of lthe
Kliset. I has e in own conirtlicns in
tto miter. I do know positively that
serv recently there has been a big
11-d of money into the coffers of the
erzani:ation. That money must have
com from some place, for it err
taidnyv was not earned by the members
of the organlzatior. and the answer
seems clear to me-Gg rmany.
Either this methc.V of striking at
the I. W. W menace mtust he adopted
or the people will have to organize
vigilance commtteex and run the
worthless agitators out of their com
munities. I cannot condemn the men
who have taken the matter Into their
own hands in the West and driven the
agitators away from their borders.
They are adopting the only practicable
means now at hand for dealing with
the situation. Personally. I am in
favor of driving the majority of the
T. W. W. members out of the coun
try. I think it will be found that a
good proportion of the men are
From a source close to the White
House it was learned 'esterday. that
the Administration is fully aroused to
the menace of the I. W. W., and is
ready to push to the limit whatever
plan finally is adopted.
ON ETilALS PLANS
Emergency Fleet Officials May
Change Program Today.
Gen. George W. Goethals' shipbuild
ing program will be passed upon this
afternoon by the board of directors
of the Emerzency Fleet Corporation.
Chairman William Denman. of the
United States Shipping Board. who
also is president of the Fleet Cor
poration. has rcnt out the call for
the meeting in order that no delay
in launching the ship program may be
Despite reports of special authority
being eonferied upon Gen. Goethals
by the 'resident in a personal letter.
there is a strong probability, it is
declared, that the directors of thle
corporation may make some changes
SIn the announccd policy of the cor
poration's manager. Just what these
changes will he has not been staled.
but in some quatters it Is hinted that
the plan for building two yards for
constructing steel ships does not mieet
with the entire npproval of the di
rectors. It is held by some that it
would Ihe imssnble to construct eutdi
tards within the time prescribed by
sen. Goethals, and furthermore, that
It would be next to Impossible to get
sufficient skilled labor to operate them
at this time.
Gen. Goethals is maintaining strict
Silence as I-, his plans, beyond hia
announcement of a few days ago.. His
friends assert that there will be no
piocking of his program and that any
efforts to change his announced policy~
will result in a protest from the White
Fat Prisoner inlHele
Bleeks Way to Escape
Steubensilte. OhIo. July tI.-The es
'ape of twenty prisoner, front the
feson County jail was frustr-ated
tere when H-. G. Stahan. of Clarks
, urg, WV. Va., became wedged in a
sole which he had made in the jail
wall. Strahan. who is rather corpu
ent. wee to have led .the way down
a rope made of blankets, but stiuck
Graek Kag aud Pfemier
Disagree, Is News Report
Paris, July 15.-That serious differ
ences have arisen between the new
king and Premier Veniselos Is inil
cated in dispatches from Athens today.
The king has postponed signing a
decree for the re-summoning of thej
1915 chamber of deputies which wasl
illegally dissolved by Premier Skou
The dispatches say the premier Is
demanding that the king Lease carry
ing out his father's internal and ex
ternal policies, but the king has post
IN BIi AIl ACK
Austrians Pushed Further
Back-Lose Guns and
(By the Internatieal News Service.)
London. July 15.-The Austrians have
again gone down in defeat before the
irresistibe onrush of Gen. Kelssilott's
army in Galicia. They made heroic
efforts to stem the Muscovite tide. But
all the infuriated counter attacks
which they lauached in the face of
the withering Russian fire were of
no avail. They lost new ground. more
prisoners and paid for their futile at
tempts with fearful sacriflces of life.
The new battles took place south
west of Kalusz. the important town
twenty-three milcs west of Stantilau.
which the ftusians captured a few
days ago. Eighteen miles below this
point. around Lodziany. Korniloff's
troops took one thousand prisoners.
Further northward on the Bohorodez.
any-Novka line, they took six hun
dred. On both fronts the Austrians
were pressed further lick. Several
guns were taken by the victors.
ON WESTERN FRONT
Lordon. July I5.-Slaughter of the
fiercest kind marked another Sabtath
'in the Franc-o-Gernsn front. where
,ll dIi s are consecrated to Mars alon".
The tepartirg sun saw the road with
the chivalro'rs name bathed in new
totreflta of blood, the slopes of th,
'hampagne heights dotted with new
hillocks of bodies.
A frightft:l dual battle was fought
throuviout the night and all day long.
The Teutons emer-;cd victors on the
Ro:Il-of-the-Ladies. the French in the
I i' "nnpag-. Tae respective gains on
these widely separated fronts curiously
counterK alance each other.
The French gained on a width oi
STh meters and a depth of 310 meters.
They took 360 prisoners.
The German gaincd on a width of
104) m-ters and a depth if ;19 meters.
They took 350 prisoners.
the Chemnin des Dames was only part
ly succersful . violent counter atacksI
having ejected the Crown Prince's
troops fr-om all but a few elements of
trenches on a -Pln-meters front. Berlin
does not concede thc reverse in the
"hampa.ne, declarin:: the French at
tacks were beaten ofh.
Vielet laeM Fighting.
The French official commuique I
Ii trates the terrille see-saw char
.Iter of tire fighting on the great h;gl
wa below lton. The Germans se
licted the Fren*h Palient just west of
ternY, eight miles southwest of Laon
fr a leies of onslaughts la;nch'rd
with powerful efeeitives an'l iilded by
the use of liquid fire. "Very violent '
lirhting (ontinuied all night with at
ternilte advances and retirements,'
sava the Paris statement.
The advance of the Pollus north ofl
High Mountein nnd on the slopes
northeast of the Teton is desatibcd by
the French war cffic as a brilliant
piece of dash and determination. "Con
ducte.i with excptinnal vigor." the
official scount says. "the attacks
were successful in attaining all the
A powerful orgntzed network of
German trenches was captured and
held againat uneasing Teuton urin
I ter attacks which miny times develop
ed into terrific hand to hand carnage.
Nine officers were among the prison
lers taken. The French "seventy-fives"
saw to it that no large reserve bodies
could be organized by the Germans to
come to the relief of their hard press
ed comrades. Wherever srch auxiliary
troops were gathoring behind the Ger
man line they were taken under the
annihilating fire of Petain's guns and
scatter2d to the four winds.
There was heavy gun fire on the
Verdun front. interpersed with recon
Only patrol encounters and raids
were reqarted in the British ofliclal
OF TIAININi CAMPS,
Gorgas Says Southern Climate is
Best for Soldiers.
In response to opposition in the
North. and in Congress, to the location
of training camos in the South. MaJ.
Gen. Gorgas, surgeon general of the
army. has expressed himself as
"strongly in favor cf sites in the douth
for training camps."
G ten. Gorgas bases his opinIon on
three factors: health, the military ad
vantage of more good wrather for
training periods, and the possibilities
of healthful athletic recreation.
'The outstanding fact is that men
trained in the South will have weather
conlitions permitting their being out
of doors practically all of every day,"
Gen. Gorgas said.
"There is no doubt that a soldier
gets-more out of a givea time put irt
training under good weather condi
tions thran from the same amouint of
training In surroundinss of physical
discomfort induced by severe cold."
STRICT WATCH KEPT
FOR SPIES IN CUBA i
(Dy the Interneatieal News ServIce.)
iefeo.Cuba. July 1.-Tbe e
tnofP esiet Menocal and his ada
I siers in suspending the constitu
tiontal guarantees is bearing fruit in
as much as rrogrrss is being made
by the administration in treating
with all the various aliens, spies and
Cuba is determined to see the war
ntainst Germariy through to the end.
No efort will be spared to iput an
end to th. activities of the spies who
are attempting to hamper Cuba's ef.
forts in the war. The government is
Srm in its dealings with the labor
estlators who hav6en a t wekt hr
A eiSUCH A TOUGHcSleEtlih
' Sh u d it AN Tr ai- N1 V
By &NE DILN
PAris / Jll 5.Te A rica
Ame~ i rnca pnhi SolierrEtblt
Permanent Camp in France
Troops Expect to Reach Trenches Ahead of
Scheduled Timae-ndntensive Train
ing Courses Started.
P y lbaNIEL DILLON. Jys believed, however, th they will be
a;sti 4 il.N. 8. obliged to remaIn with the French
Paris Jl 1,.-The American force Genepal satisfaction is being
troo a in Fa e spent their first expressed that the artay has taken
nighv atthirpamls over the American ambulance And
nui. aThe ei pment ampin las w Itl conduct it as a unit in the French
schedule time and the transportation army.
neAmerican troops will e under fire
is e ebreted th a at an earlier date than lid been x
hPiio artscated tnhe 100 oma-ly
tate a. o soeyth hJd pected. The men teaching the perma
in thie ay effectiverly dded hnpia
teon expected. The demonatratioew a nent base sue In splendid physical con
theei d dition. Th Intensive finishing train
the nthsiaratingonIng" which they are now undergoing
Riav 4 when the American troops is. l be pushed speediiy. The duration
weac lionized in the capital. of this last whase of the training can
Aine of the features of the Bastile not be foretold, but if it is in keeping
t)ar elebration was an airplane ex- with the expeditions record, It will
hibition participated in by 100 ma&- not be long.
chines. The huge fleet's performances
In the air effectively added inpira- Red Crose Orfaoses.
aon to the featvities. The new Ru- As was anticipaed. Sunday passed
Fan offensive was a matter of special QUietly. nnet informed military in
jubilation, heering crowds demon- formation here looks for a protrarh te
trating their appreciation to the few struggle and geed not expect r
Russian soldiers now Inf Paris. many's internal collapse until After
she has suffered a decisive military
Pershiog t Aoveh Headqambuanc. defeat
IMaj. len. Pershing is moving his It in believed the appearance of the
headquartcrs also to the permnanet American troops in the trenches will
American camp, but his officers In effect the morale of the erman
Paris will continue as a sort of clear- mightily. BRut this effect should not
ing houseI be over-estimated. America must
one hundred And fifty American st- think in millions. She must realize
dents In the French army. w" en- that the end of the war rests with
ered upo their ste tdies long befot .
An American esetwdtionary force to The Americ!an Red ross C g nians a
France was planned, are now eager wis a ng the finishing touches
to enroll In the American army. It jto its camp equipment..
ASYLUM PAROLE OVER,J ADOPT FOO BILL,
WOMAN DROWNS SELF FARMERS'_MANDATE
Fearing Return to Hospital. Mrs Organization Secretary Sends Ap
Baum Commits Suicide, peal for Passage to Senators.
Rather than return to the Govern- Pass tihe food control bill at once.
ntent Hospital for the Insane. Mrs. is the behest of the 400.nM organized
Margaret Bau. 47, wife of Charles grain farmers of the United States.
S. Baum, a policeman at the White Each Senator in Washington will
House, yesterday committed suicid h receive a letter this morning tellng
by drowning herself In the bathroom him that the grain farmers are be
of her home at 21'0 Monroe itrAt hind the President to a man, and urg
northwest. ing the end of delay on the ques
Mrs. Baum, who has been sufferming tion of food and fuels. These let
from nervous disorderse has been tak- te
Ing treatment at St Elizabeth's forut
m We ay s. thorthile, secretnar of the National
was sowedto lave me istit tion nilo appymgte fo-opeaive tochs
to senod an fou-da Aoeria aryith her sca mp ewihpsmposdt.. at
hubn.Baumomt had ucide.ur
Rther s that heturnuto te wihGovern- ns fth enpicia gan
wae Hoist anyorthin hnapnine, a .0Mfrmr'elvtosopa.s
toadisress hisnO wiff iofringrChsareredyfoefo
hr Baum to portceagn ato the WIn-aritepaeth rdcso i
stytdtonin erselfu nt batothe ,orhsgnimi hehnso
ofthrom aite Nmne latr erut rsdn.wenwnigti a
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fromnerohs drade, as bro tk- i aoI rerta unu pc
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boherinsthe bathm tub. em sdgdi llac o ha ups.
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Seventh awomandr ofty-sxthva e. lw
bulaneedurgeon aviuhsory widohe Emeracr-eaiim rotBr
tomhsrgency i cll, proourtced b ewad ,Sri.Mneep.Cia rzl
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stopin ato the @ Grnol Hote, lat teSaC h. Ibwq
1,200 PERSONS SAVED
FROM GROUNDED SHIP
Norwegian-America Steamer Goo
on Rocke-May Sink.
By the ItereatiuMel 4eve qervAice.)
St, Johns, N. F., July I5.-The Nor-.
wegian-American Line steamshir
%ristianiafjord. with 1..4q persons or
board, was wrecked yesterday on ths
rocky coast of Ncw Foundland. eight
.nle off Cape Race
my a ma:nificent fat of steaman
ship, all the pnerer--9 pr
bouind from N. w York for a "Norwe
;ian pott-were landed safely at Por
ttgal Cove. tiot far from the point at
which the big liner blundered ashore
while groping her iay across the
hanks of Nw Fouilanl In a fog
complicated by drA Inig rain.
The tersel may become -, total toss.
aithoitgh there wes still hope tonight
that the minght t sat, ii. Rerpp ent
ing, W ith her caro, a value of sIa.t.
AO. she a poundin z on ja.ed rocka
at the foot of a heetling cllf. .xposedl
to the destructice action of the Atlan
Three of her holds were full of
water, a heav sea was risinz ano
each m ave droppe:I her on th- piert in
ror,. A 'anatiian cruiser wn tand
ing ;c and res'ue veqels were t.eing
hurried front -ilifax.
pial trains w rt,. provid-d to brin
the passengers and crew to St. Johns.
,-apt. S. ' iar:dahl. who commtns
the Kristianifjord. has sent telegri.ms
to the offices of the NorveiJ.n-Aimvr
ian Line in New Yerk.
This was Capt. Hjartdahl-s first re
port of tihe disaster.
"Kristianiafjord went ashoie in
thick fog seven miles west of Cape
Race. Passengers all safely lepded.
Forward hold flooded. No water ir
boilers or engine room. Fxposed po.
sition. Send assistatnc."
IAter he sent a second message eon
firming the success of the rescuins
operations and mentioning tthe fact
that three holds were flooded. Never
theless he expressed a hope that th:
vessel might be saved.
The Kristiatniafjord was four days
cut from New York and had made the
customary call at Halifax for inspee.
tion by the British authorities. Het
general cargo of about 6.00G tons eon.
sisted chiefly of foodstuffs. She is ..
twin screw vessel of 6.4% tons. built
at BirkenheadEngland, In 1113.
German Minister at Copenhagen te
Succeed Dr. Zimmermann.
Copenhagen, July 13.-Count Brock
dorff Rantzau, German minister here,
will succeed Dr. Alfred Zimmermann
as German imperial foreign secretary,
say Berlin correspondents.
The new German foreign minisit
is a nephew of Count von Eernstorff.
former German ambassador to the
Couint Uirich K. Brockdorff Rantzaul
has had a diplomatic career devoid o1
limelight achievements. His missios,
to Denmark was the first in the ca
pacity of minister plenipotentiary. H:
was elevated to that rank ahortly
before the war, after he had served
for some years as imperial German,
Consul General in Budapest.
Hie is a native of Schleswig. capital
of the province of that name, and i:
43 years of age. The appointment te
the foreign secen'aryhip of a mar
who has graduated Trm the consulas
service is a sweeping deviation f ro.
the traditional German systemt an~
may represent another concession ti
the liberal movement. Though a no
b'leman by birth, the couat is knows
for decidedly democratic leanings. H:
is a lieutenaut of reerve in the nirst
guard regiatent. He was secretarl
of legatiert ii .Vlenna in 3H5, aj it
.m aia the '
TARK 1 O I
Militia of Eleven States Go'
The rovernment yesterday took the
first step to mobilize an army of a
Approximately 125.00 National
Guardqmen were mobilized under an
executive order in eleven States. They
comprise the first increment of the
militia to be drawn into the Federal
It was announced that on fJuly 5
another 1',.000 men, including those f
the District of Colimbia. will mobilize
land so into btate camps fer two or
three weiks and then &o Sauth.
They will be held at their State
can'ps for several weeks and i-rCn aill
he sent to mobilization camps in the
South. There they will he given a
ehort nerad of intensive training and
will be sq nt to France.
Called out on July 15. it will be not
later than Oc toher 1 before the majore
:I%- of the men ordred out 3esierday
.ill be in France, according to pres
The Armv War College has finished
plans for the work which the men will
bie given. it has laid out a complete
;program for their use in the war.
This rrogram includes the exact time
tIhey will be held in mobilization'
,amps iand the date on which they will
be sent overseas.
Meanwhile the War and Navy 1e
partments are busy securing trans-,
poi ts for the n-.en. It is expected that
a irleat fleet. saLMCIent to carry the
for C the War Coll-ge has decidee
open. toether with all their arms and
equi~ment. will be ready on the ap
A third increment will follow on
Augurst 5. On this date the entie
omlita , .slbli shimert will be drafted
into the Federal servic: ar.d will stand
onI the came plane as the regular
Location et Casmss.
The troops asseitlmed today are:
New York. which will go to Spar
anhurg. S. C.
Pennsylvania, which will camp at
hi" and West Virginia. to Mont
Mchigan-Wisconsin, to camp at
Iow a. Minnesota, Nebraska, North
Iakota and South I'kota. to Dem
-. N. Mel.
Esr n ramp ' ill accommodate a
omi let, diiision. In the American
atrmy a d'.ision -ranges around 3M0.,
mien. After the troops are in camp
there Is a poesibility that the divi
Ions will he tereranized on the Euro
feen basis of 1i.M to -fl.* men.
If the army is teorganized on the
European diiision basis a great num
her of vacancies will be created in
higher ranks. Double the number of
brigadier ::enerals now required would
he needed and there would he a mov
Inc up all through the army.
As soon as the troops are in camp
at leat foiirteen brigadier generals
will he "qired at any rate. Rec
immenditionsP ac to the men have
been made to President Wilson and
he s experteid to send the nomina
tions to Con:ress for action by the
time tIhe trops reach -imp. The i.
pr-,ein here is that re'.zular army
offcr, now in the colonel and major,
ar'le. 'ill he selected.
The r, gimenrts that sent to camp
%esterday wer e for the most part Ln- I
der strength, as is the entire Nation
-l. Ird. To fill the ranks to war
t trth 1IIfmO i conceripts. to be se
lected throush the draft, will be as
sicned to National Guard regiments.
FOR GiREAT AMERICANS
Lee, Sherman. Custer and Funston
Among Those Chosen.
Names for all the cntlonments for
the national arnv and the National
,;uard were announced last night by
the War Department. The names
were approved by Seretary of War
Raker. After careful consideration
h'adabeen given the matter to Insure
no awakening of old jealousies and
I strife between descendants of the
military leaders of the country of
years gone by.
All the camp names are American.
short, to avoid cleriral error. and as
far as possible were taken from the
list of officers who served in the Fed
eral and Confederate armies. In the
Continental army. Mexiean or Indian
wars. Some pioneers and explorers
also have been honored.
"'Camp Tee" is named after Robert
R. Lee. the famous Confederate com
mander: "Camp Sherman" is named
after Gen. W. T. Sherman. Federal
commander, noted for his remark.
"War is hell;" "Camp Custer."
named after Gen. George A. Custer,
hero of the battle of the Little Big
Horn. in 1UGT: "Camp Grant." named
for Gen. 1'. S. Grant. who served his
country in the field and in the White
House: "Camp Funston." named for
Maj. Gen. Frederick Funston, who
died while in command of the troops
on the MIrlan border; "Camp
Bowie." named in honor of James
Bowie. hero of the historic battle of
the Alamo. and a score of others
named after men who have written
their names indelibly on the pages of
NEW MANAGER NAMED!
FOR RED CROSS WORK!
(I fy ihe Iuternailemal News Servie.)~
New York, July 15.-Harvey' D. Gib
son, president of the iberty NatIonal
B [ank hete. was today appointed
manager of the American Red Cross
by' Henry P. Davidson. chairman of
the Red aros war council. MJr. Gihi
son has announced his acceptance
and says that he will serve without
The new manager who, according
to Davidson. is "one of the most suc
cessful young men i America. will
direct the work of 1,800 Red Cross
chapters and endeavor to increase the
membership of 'each, besides organ
ising new chapters. The Red Cros
now has nearly 2.softbi0 members In
this country, Mr. Gibeon also will
consolidate a great many depart
ments and bureaus whichv up to tiheis
time have been functioning independ
haslytand wthe rand of prthen
New Test, July 1i-King George
Aneim Ore of the Bath uses
Jamie W. Gerard. formner Antbas.a
dor to Glerimany. It was beetowed ta
recognition of Gerard's work to bet
...s omateenano neatdak was WaSmme
61111in ca Gli par
1i CMImcy or ac
Amnokaa seldiers in fVamsera te
save the chales at helog paid Is
Preaich serrny or by a aenec en the
[1mite &tate. A Ui eredit he" bee
rr"" with the French gover
Iast for this purgeme, and by the
Ian the danger has bees overcome of
ending Americas moey aerem the
eans at the risk of the .U-heats. It
he soldier is sending his memy home
ie will. of corse, chooee the check
which be can mal. The Treasury De
'artmeat each muth will fs the rate
It exchange at which the e. will
)e paid. This rate Wil apply Until
mechange either rises or falls.
)istrict Bodies Have Com
pleted Preliminary Work.
States Delay Drawing.
While the exemption boards of the
istrict of Columbia have completed
'heir work and the drawing might
be held today so far as they are con
erned over a dozen laggard States
ire holding up the work of the draft.
"Speed-up" orders will b seat out
from Washington within a few days
imiers the offending boards show early
resuits may officials.
One prec net will hold back the na
lion for - e draft numbers cnnnot
be drawn until the last distiet has
reported ad the lists received by
Provost Marhaj Gen. Crowder. Wash
ington and the District took the lead
In reporting Its draft lists and was
first under the wire in. cuonpleing
its repoit on registration.
Offcials still believed sesterdav that
the draiIng would not oe possible
Reports have been received from
twenty-five of the fortf-eight States.
Nut that proves nothing as practically
mal the States mh ch have sent in du
ptlicate lists still have Wne or two
boards missing. In all. about nine
hundred and fifty boards have not
been heard from. After the actual
irawing the rest of the work will be
merely m-chanical and sill require no
,reat amOunt of effort except in eer
ain limit-d quarters. such as the Pro
rest Marshal General's offce. which
will have charge of the exemption.
The State themselves will hae. to
see that the men drafted to fill their
ridotas are brought up for examina
tion and that they show up when or
lered to camp.
The machinery will pull the desired
number of men Into the military hop
per and cull out the ores desired, The
COTINIFED 'ON PAGF. TWfI.
fEE PERSONS ST;
Scorge Tompkins Held Following
Death of Partner and Family.
t4y the liternsttlmei News Iterilee.)
Carrolltown Pa.. July a-ldmund
Humihries, weasthy coal operatir of
l'arrolltown, his wife and 1i-rear-ld
son were killed early this morrng
in a m sterinus attack made on them
when the party. i route to Ihidel
phia by automobile. stopped to fix a
punctuied tire on the deerted fair
rmoinds three miles outride of 'ar
George C. Tompins. Jr.. of Phi.a
lelphia. former well-known automo
bile racer but recently a partner f
Mr. Humphries in the Newhorn "on;
ompany. who was a member of the
party. has been held by the pollice
is a material witness.
Af,,, the robbers had killed the
fun; i es family and disappearer n
he woods, according to Tompkins.
ie placed the body of M.s. Hum
hties and that of her son in the
titou'obile and drove to the home of
Dir. F F. Aible. in Varrolntown,
ehere he related his story about the
John Malin. of Rarisbori. told Cor
ner Fitzgerald late this evening that
lie had passed the scene of the shoot
inK shortly after 8 o clock this morn
"While I was looking at the license
plate." Malin stated. "a man leaped
from behind some bushes nearby and
told me to 'get the hell out of there.'
lie had a revolvet and I left in a
Malin said that he as so excited
at the time he could not identify the
Tompkins said he barely escaped
after three marked rohbrs had leap
ed from the woods and shot down
the three members of the Humphries
family while they were busy on the
damaged automobile. But the coroner
ordered his detention after the dis
covery of powder burns on the cloth
ing of the bodies and in the light of
the fact that a large .urm of money
was found on liumphties' iody and
valuable jewels on that of his wife.
A posse of more than Imt armed
citizens tonight is -couring the coun
try for the alleged myrderers
Tompkins told the police that with
Mr. Humphries and his family he had
left in their automobile for Philadel
phIa. When they reached the lonely
fair grounds they had a blow-out and
stopped the machIne and he and
Humphrlca got out to rerair the tire.
While they were bending over the
wheel three men jumped out of the
brush about sixty feet away. Tomp
kins said. and oridered them to get
out of the machine. 'As soon as we
stepped to the ground the men began
firing. The woman and b~oy fell to
the ground dead." he said.
"I dropped the tools I was usinc
end started to run across the fair
grounds, with Humrhries followin;
me. I had gone less than fifty feet
when I tripped over a stone end fell.
but quickly gained my feet. and
again made the other side of the
Tompkins said the shootloer -was
done at a ditstance of 'at least fifty
feet. Hte was uneble to throw any
light on a numher of cuts on Humnph
ries' head and chest.
Hidweg Believed [aiser
Could Nt Wia, Says Paper
!andon, July IS.-That Dr. Bethmanne
Hollweg realixee Germany cannot win
is the gist of a further statement cred
ited to the ax-chancellor by Profes
sot' Harneck and published in the
"'lbs greatest danger will come from
Germans who continue to believe is
victory. At the best the etruggie can
only be a draw."
Whether this silethad amp
dihig to de with chamochor's an
Praschek Declares in Houne
that Austria Should Re
Ep th Imeretlemet News sue4 4
Zurich. Julv 15.-Austria should e
tack herself from the Kaiser. th o ds
me Csoh minister. Herr Prash.h,
declared in the Austrim pscMem
Saturday. my dispatches freo Visom
today. Prasehek msid the hate of th
world was not directed at AuWa.
but at Germany. and that peace eeui
not be obtained by :iU&Sing to Ge
"Must we continue to sCrtffio o
interests to the expariam of Gee.
wr.anv'? Must we continue to submng
to German militarsam which drew M
Into the war' he said.
KAMSER STILL COFERS
Amsterdam. July 15.-Interest Ia the
German crisis today ceNtered 01s1
tbe hurried visit to BerIn of the Ma
vtarian premit.r. Count Herting, ad
the continued confernaces between the
Kaiser, and Crawn Prince. and Him
denburg and L'adendorf.
For the moment the mnost inpert&at
deciaion to be reachcd is that decid
ing upon a successor to Ge. voM
Stein as Prussian war minister. 7m.
report that Hindenburg is to be nram.
ed for this poet. exclusIvely Oeution
rd in these dispatches yesterday. was
repeated in well-inforned quarters.
Unless all Pigans are deceiving. Dr.
George Michaelis. the Brst *vn-es''
impettal chancellor. is also destined
to be the *rst chancellor to be made
constitutionally responslible aS the
The great 'joker"' In the GermaU
constiution which for decades went
unchallerged and later when challena
r1. joked Itself out of trouble. seems
today doomed to die at easy death.
Mrlore tragic than Its death appears
the firure of the premature pallbear
er. Bethmanan-iiolweg. fore) -e1it
hours ago the strongest man in the
--mpire, except the Kaiser. today a
private citizen sunk into oblivion.
The 'jokier 'Is ntained in pars
graph 17 of the cnnstitution and deals
with the "r,.ponTibilt' of the chan
cIlor. It stipulates that all decrees
of the Emperor are Issu-d ina the name
Pite cm;ire a;ti rn;.t be enunter
signed b the imprn. chancellor.
', ho thereby assurred the reap-Inst
After Cemelitatienal -eher."
Not a wold is e d ar Ohere ir this
or other paragra-hs or the cm:.n-n '. u
?ion as to whom the thanilcr it to
"in the ipatest war- of Oil TiMeS
this 'Joko" bece frnn month t'
month. friom %ear to .r. mc- ad
more erirls unil firl) - F E. -
mote aeWira 'untl0 riw ?'-i t i
rathrr fim ,i''.'d1 -t ii e *
m a n prt ie0m i -
.utn'ra.:. d.e-rn p t, . .- *.
omim-on .f i - . .I
Thr. o r e
tnr i xw-ni r- , . '. - h- .f
air, i: m-r i i .. I: f fr
For ti ex.t e- an 'LP~ of . *no i
-ic-r the charpe.to sre. 0., the
tag lid 1 : .r . . 19 --
resolse is-lf in' o1 Ih, pun rest
t arties. Tr. c'han - or nn t nt01her
hand. *onzA ii t-m e a p V4S '0
command a mirit To inre 14
onnt;nu.nre n office The -rn'n u
tanal charngr- requ- c th <-op'-A
,ion and coason' If oil The ;,rman
f-irated stat~ arnd the peth toward
naterialization of ile plan is there
fore hebe-d rar'a
The Re0 h-tag. howeer. s believed
in he r solhed to pus.h the change
throiugh. cnt what It ma.
U. s. SIPS TO VISIT
Squadron's South American Recep
tion Foils Germans. Depart
The St;t i' partmetnt announced
last night that the squadron com
mianded by Admiral WillIam B _a
perton. now ir SnAtn Atlantic waters.
would pay a au-it e1 courtes-v at
Sh1re visit it made In response t.
the urgent request *f the gnve-nment
0: the Arrlntine The Caperton shlxa.
not further aden* tied here. have via
it'd sew'at 'thier South Anencan
ports and received a riotous Relcomns.
Tihe tsthtDartment Is Inforned
tat Buenns Ayrrs is planning to out
do her sisteir.
Orfficials of the department were
t1nr, picea' at the invitation of
Argentina. Tnese vilits. the depart
m- nt fCel. ;.o it hmTIC way toward up
setting the plane.of the ra Ger
ran nti-ArtTwan lroparana which
his he, (arr ..n in crtrair South
American cointiler The feeling in
the Artentine is opeaaty eordial nq
the trnited Slat's. 1t-r ships arta
t, por.ted to I.e aiding im the patrol of
the 6outh AtCantic against Teutos
GirI Demned Unifr.;
Was Soldier to Frace
New Y ork. Jurly 1r-A feminine
"Siamomie. arrtived at an Atlantie port
today, sad in I set ious. She lefr. in
France. her hutiband of little raore
than a mionth The separatkrn was
'entorced lby the 1-nited tatres army.
rifhers abroad 1t developsr that the
to::nty womnt wans mart ied to a rena
tar sirmy ser,:eant juct before the
Amtor .n ttecmpVaeil1+. To prevent
separa.tiu'n from her hushand, the
pretty young -cnman donncd reguhts
tion khaki and tmannaed to mack. thu
trip oversear. tIer sex was quickly
iicovesred on the other side and she
was promptiy dispatched bomae.
RUEANiAiN CAINET CR18I5.
Jashry. Rumania . Jul I. A cabmnet
crista is confronting the Rumanian
government. Four romservatlve min
iters here arefused tin co-operate erith
Pretmier Bratiano and they degrtad
that two mere Connervata'ee he ad
mitted to the enhltnet Th.- linsist
that N. Bratiano re-sign a-ad that
Take Jonescu. minister without port
folio, be apapolinted to succeed him
REAR ADMIRAL EMERY DEAD.
NEewport. July 13 --iear Admitral
Wittiam H. Emery. U. S N.. retired.
died here todsay. 1teer Admiral EmseV
was 11 -ear-a old. He wp agendetad
at the United States Nau I Arem y
Ja5 e nd was nut. an the esre