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Berlin, via Sayville Wireless.
German submarines on July 17 sank
six British trawlers off British coast.
London. Prussian casualties up
to present, are 2,801,521.
New York. 12 workmen reported
killed and eight injured in explosion
at Hercules Powder Co. plant at
Kenville, N. J.
London. With vote of credit of
$2,250,000,000 to be arsked of house
of commons Monday, war to date has
cost British $12,000,000,000.
New York. After Sept. 1 New
Yorkers can make sure of their eggs.
The law requires labeling of cold
storage eggs on the shell in letters at
least one-eighth of an inch high.
Stony Brook, L. I. Frank Jason's
"shark eating" fox is dead. Jason
killed a six-foot man-eater and in the
stomach of the fish says he found
the remains of the fox.
Woodport, N. J. Herman Wesley
had long refused to kwer a German
flag which he had raised in honor of
the Deutschland. Today he awak
ened to find the flagpole cut down
by a committee of indignant villag
ers. Cleveland. Declaring his wife pre
pared only ten breakfasts for him in
the last four years, Jacob Lang sued
TURTLES BUILD DAM!
Benzonia, Mich. "Beavers have
returned to northern Michigan and
are building a dam in" Betsey river,"
was the report brought here yester
day Investigation proved a dam
was being erected, sure enough, but
by mud turtles This is believed to
be the first turtle dam on record,
London. Gen. Haig reported
progress of intense artillery combat
along British front For past 12
nours guns on both sides have roared
and Germans have poured gas and
tear-making shells into British front
Berlin. Russian attacks are grow- f.
ing feebler on east front Gen von
Hindenburg reported that southeast
of Riga enemy's attack was frus
trated. Paris. Unsuccessful German at
tacks made at Maulin, Constanvent;
artillery bombardments occurred
near Fumin and Pleury; organized
German attack south of Ramloup
and strong assault north of St Die
London. For first time since the
allies' great push started, Germans '
are losing advantages of defenses
furnished by nature. Dispatches to
day, indicate that with impending .
capture by Gen. Haig's forces of the
whole of Moureaux and Deville
woods, German forces in this partic- ,
ular sector will be swept out of the
last vestige of natural cover.
PROTECT SLAYER OF ARMY
OFFICER FROM MOB
Alpine, Tex., July 22. Harry J.
Spannell, who shot and killed his
wife and Lieut-Colonel W. C. But
ler here late Thursday, has been
spirited away from Alpine to protect
him from possible mob violence.
Spanntell hlas refused to give any
explanation of shooting. He broke
down shortly before he was removed
from the local jail, bemoaning what
he' termed his "madness," but he
would not tell what had transpired in
the automobile immediately proceed
ing alleged murders.
, o o '
Capt. "Phil" Ryan, chief clerk in
fire marshal's office, hero of many
fires, dead at his home, 2629 W. 15th,