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CLAIM GERMAN SUB IS BOUND
FOR U. S. WITH NEW CURE FOR
Amsterdam, via London, July 12.
' German submersible merchantman
of the Deutschland class is carrying
to New York a mysterious German
9 cure for infantile paralysis.
This information was obtained by
the Sun correspondent today from a
source close to the "German legation
here. The submarine is reported to
be already en route for New York.
A leading German scientist who
for years has been studying infantile
paralysis in the Scandinavian coun
tries, where it breaks out in period
ical epidemics, is said to have dis
covered a cure which has been suc
cessfully tested in Norway and Swe
den. This cure is to be offered to
American cities stricken with the
plague. The discovery has been
closely guarded in Germany and no
details regarding the nature or form
of the cure are known.
ANOTHER SUB ON THE WAY
Baltimore, Md., July 12. The
Bremen, sister ship of the German
super-submarine Deutschland, is now
at the sea, the United Press learned
officially today. When she will dock
or where, is, however, kept a care
fully guarded secret. Best obtain
able information is thatt she will
reach the United States within two
Baltimore, Md. The -Deutschland
will carry no Americans when she
returns, the owners indicated today,
though offers as high as $2,000 have
been made for passage.
CARRANZISTAS AND VILLISTAS
IN BLOODY BATTLE
El Paso, July 12. A battle, still
raging at last reports, opened at Es
cabrereto, Durango, today with an
attack by Carranzistas under Gen.
Ernesto Garcia on a Villista column
leg by Generals GPfiteeras 33d. PalizQ.
NEW YORK DISCOVERS CURE
FOR INFANTILE PARALYSIS
New York, July 12. Out of the
present epidemic that has cost the
lives of more than 270 babies and
children in New York alone, may
come a cure for the dread infantile
paralysis, it was learned today.
Health Commissioner Haven- Em
erson, in announcing a conference
tomorrow of physicians waging the
fight against the disease, promised
an "important development"
It wasreported about the health
commissioner's office that a physi
cian engaged in the c ampaign had.
succeeded in isolating the germ for
the first time in medical history, a
most i mportant step in determining
the proper course of treatment.
Washington.-! Sec'y McAdoo's re
quest for a $135,000 emergency ap
propriation for the United States
public health service to fight infan
tile paralysis in New York and ad
joining states was approved by the
house appropriations committee.
St. Louis-, Mo. Infantile paralysis
claimed second victim in St. Louis,
when eight-months'-old baby died at
City hospital. Three-months'-old
baby died in SL Louis county Sat
GERMANS WIN LOST GROUND
IRISH IN THICK OF FIGHT
London. German troops regained
some lost ground in fighting last
night between Momotz and Trones
woods, east of Albert, but all other
enemy attacks were beaten off with
heavy enemy losses.
Party of Irish fusileers penetrated
German trenches at strongly-held
position southeast of Loos.
Paris. Since beginning of allied
offensive, British and French forces
have captured 23 villages, 19,000
prisoners, 104 cannons and several
hundred machine guns.
London. English coast town of
Gesham bombarded during night by
enemy submarine. One woman wag
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