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fM ' THE OGDEN STANDARD: OGDEN, UTAH, WEDNESDAY, JULY 19, 191"S. r H
B. STATISTICS OF
; ARMY INSANITY
H Ls Cases of Men Going
H Crazy Than in Early Stages
H of Hostilities.
I HORORS'OF WAR
H i Fatigues and Commotions
H Cause Special Illusions
Many Messiahs and Oc-
I , cult Messengers.
Paris, July 19 (Correspondence of
f The Associated Press) The war has
not driven mad so many persons as
was anticipated in tho early stages.
. Statistics thus far show that tho first
reports of men going crazy under the
; infernal fire of modern artillery were
Dr.,G. Dumas, who has treated all
the cases of mental trouble in one of
the French armies, says that his data
covering the first ten months of 1915
agrees with the reports of German
Ii uocLors concerning madness among
I f combatants.
j - He finds the cases of insanity caus-
I ed directly or indirectly by the war
I in France are quite as few in propor
tion as those In Germany and offers
the figures as a refutation of the the
, ory of German specialists that the
Teutonic race is showing greater ner
I vous resistance than the Latin.
Dr. Dumns' report covers 1188 cases
: of derangement of which only 3 1-2 per
; cent were cases of gonerat paralysis
j ' while in most asylums in time of peace
!; , the proportion is 15 per cent This
; he takes as conclusive evidence that
: the fatigues and commotions of war
have no influence upon the develop
ment of this form of insanity.
'General paralytics, however, when
they become delirious, rave about the
war, the same as cases in which the
symptoms are quite, different, and Dr.
Dumas concludes that the life of the
combatant often simply gives a war
color to delirium that would have ex
isted under normal circumstances,
I but in a different form.
sometimes works directly on the ner
vous system, developing symptoms
such as hysteria, speechlessness, deaf
ness, loss of the sense of feeling, fits
of mental confusion or paralysis, not
always accompanied by hallucinations
Optimism of the most exaggerated
type is the dominating note in the hal
lucinations of the paralytic and Dr.
J3umas considers it a wonder that of
fivers do not in fits of exaltation give
absurd heroic orders that lead to dis
asters. In ono case a lieutenant who de
clared to the doctor .that he had
"cleaned out a German trench with
I two machine guns that he had carried
on his back from a point several miles
' in the rear" had remained in command
i of his section until 4S hours before
I he was examined. A few days later a
captain was brought to Dr. Dumas,
j fresh from the command of his com
pany, suffering from an equally radi
cal fit of "exaggerated optimism."
Dr. Dumas reports 17 cases of what
he calls 'reasoning madness" in which
the tatigues and commotions of war
have had no Influence, but in which
hallucinations previously existing
were applied to the war. An artillery
man. who, before the war, imagined
that he was charged with the defense
of the radical and socialist members
! of parliament against what he consid
ered the calumnies of the royalists
and nationalists of the "right" was
I brought to a hospital suffering from
I a tumor. He immediately divided
the nurses of the hospital into two par
ties, the left and the right and would
k have nothing to do with the latter
while he began to fall in love with
one after another of the nurses of the
The mentally debilitated are large
ly represented in the statistics. Of
185 cases, 110 were sent to the rear as
being permanently inapt for further
armed service and 55 who presented
symptoms of delirium were interned.
Several of these. Dr. Dumas says, owe
their mental condition to fatigues and
commotions of war and all of them
derive the themes of their delirium
from their experiences at the front.
There are among them Messiahs come
to announce the final victory, messen
gers designated by Joan of Arc to
show the way to success, spiritualists
who have acquired occult knowledge
of the plans of the enemy.
Few Cases of Alcoholism.
Alcoholics were numerous in the
first month of the war among tho de
ranged soldiers, but have since been
remarkably few. In August 1914, 131
cases were brought to Val de Grace
of which 31 were suffering from alco
holism; in another hospital there
were 38 out of 65. Of these 69 cases
18 had delirium tremens and 11 of
them died. They were all confirmed
drinkers who had exaggerated their
propensities during the exciting days
of the mobilization.
The number diminished rapidly af
ter the first month, not a single case
of alcoholism being reported during
September from one of the most forti
fied places and only 162 developing in
an entire army during the first ten
months of last year. All of rthe 162
were reservists and in so far as their
history could be learned were old
drinkers. Nearly all of them resumed
their sen-ice after taking the milk
The tendency of the alcoholics was
to dream of battle and to see Germans,
everywhere. One of them took a de
tachment of his comrades for tho ene-
j .i.nrirai iiiom with fixed bav-
ujr uiu iimib,vu w -
The proportion of cases of mental
depression among the 1,188 was large.
There were 224 in ten months most
ly officers with besetting notions of
professional shortcomings and diffl
cultiea. The majority of these men
realized fully about It though unable
to overcome it.
"I am no longer able to give an
order without immediately cancelling
It" said one officer. "I cannot help
weighing to an exaggerated extent
even" eventuality and many imaginary
consequences. I always foresee the
worst possible issue to every move
ment am paralyzed by tho anxiety to
do the right thing and have become
nothing but indecision and contradic
tion." A man who rose from the ranks to
the grade of Captain was haunted by
the thought that he was unequal to
his responsibilities and pleaded to be
Among the cases of this kind was a
man who reproached himself for hav
ing revealed important military se
crets and who was haunted by the
prospect of being courtmartlaled for
There were 348 cases, between
March 1915 and January 1916, of men
tal troubles considered directly due
to horror of battle scenes and commo
tion produced by bombardments.
Mania of Invention.
A considerable number of the men
tally debilitated have the mania of
invention. Dr. Dumas is of the opin
ion that the number of these cases
outside the army would . be found
greater in proportion If the Minister
of Munitions could make public the
correspondence he receives from
Among the debilitated were several
men and officers who didn't know
where and for whom they had been
fighting. One declared that he was
unaware that France was at war.
Gang Beaten Off and Eight
Villistas Captured and
Brought to Chihuahua
for Court Martial.
Chihuahua City, Mexico July 19.
A band of Villistas attacked a train
on the Mexico Northwestern railway
near Santa Ysabel about fifty miles
west of here yesterday, according to
a report to General Jacinto Trevinto
today. The bandits were beaten off
and eight of them who were captured,
were brought here today for trial by
court martial. The band was said
to number less than a score.
Doctor Charges Colleague
With Causing Death of
Fiancee by Administer
ing Poisonous Drugs.
Boston, July 19. Wilfred R Harris,
president of the Massachusetts College
of Osteopathy, lies at tho point of
death today while Dr. Eldredge At
wood, also an osteopath, was today
charged with an attempt to murder
him yesterday in a hotel, Dr. Atwood
Informed the police that he shot Har
ris because he believed the latter had
wronged his fiancee, Dr. Cclestia
Adams, also an osteopath, who died
yesterday from drug poisoning.
After being booked on a charge of as
sault and battery with intent to mur
der. Dr. Atwood wastaken to the hos
pital where' Dr. Harris identified him
as his assailant Dr. Atwood made a
complete confession, the police say.
Atwood Is Arraigned.
Atwood was arraigned in court to
day and in default of bonds of $15,000
was committed for a further hearing
on July 28. The prisoner was not
represented by counsel and did not
plead. He appeared calm and later
said that he had nothing to add to
the statement which he made when
placed under arrest Irfst night.
It was stated at the hospital at
noon that Dr. Harris' condition was
very low and feared he would survive
Dr. Harris Explains.
The version of the cause, of the
shooting given by Atwood was scout
ed by Dr. Harris during a lucid pe
riod. He referred to his assailant as
"a young fool."
According to mutual acquaintances
Dr. Harris had counseled the young
man against marrying a girl so much
An autopsy will be made probably
some time today. It is understood
that the general physical condition
of Miss Adams will be determined
with a view to substantiating, or dis
proving the motive of the shooting
as alleged by Atwood.
Homes Washed Away by
Floods and People Are
Asheville, N. C, July 19 Addition
al relief parties from Hendersnnville
are en route to Bat Cave and Chim
ney Rock carrying food supplies for
people left destitute by the floods
Dr. L. B. Morse of Hendersonvllle
who arrived there last nlgnt from
Chimney Rock stated that thirty
homes in Bat Cave and Chimney
Rock have been washed away. The
death list includes Isaac Connor, two
Freeman children, aged three and,
seven; Miss Hill, M. V. Hall, Mr. and
Mrs, Edgar Huntly and two children
and two unknown men.
Washington, July 19. A dispatch
from Brigadier-General Pershing to
day said General Gonzales, escorted
by his staff and 100 men visited him
at headquarters last night. After an
exchange of courtesies General Gon
zales left for Maderla to investigate
complaints regarding seizuro of the
The American aeroplane abandon
ed wast of Dublan July 14 has been
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IT the Hills" OGDEN, UTAH.
ADULT CASE OF
Mildred Gallagher of Toledo
Victim of Infantile Paralysis
I City Now Has Seven-
teen Confirmed Cases.
Toledo, July 19. The first adult
case of infantile paralysis In Toledo
was.' confirmed last night by City
Epidemiologist C. S. Mundy, after sev
eral1 physicians had diagnosed the ail
ment. The victim Is Mildred Gallagher, 21
years old. There are now seventeen
confirmed cases in the city.
Since the inception of the disease
on June 26 there have been 2,327 chil
dren stricken of whom 466 died.
Despite the apparent spread of the
disease after It was thought to have
been checked health officials were
still optimistic today.
Deaths Are Increasing.
New York, July 19. Both deaths
and new cases in the infantile paraly
sis epidemic took another jump to
day. During the 24 hours ending at
10 a, m. today the disease killed SO
children and attacked 142 olhcrs In
the tive boroughs of New York City.
This is an increase of 150 per cent
in both the mortality rate and develop
ment of tho plague in the last 48
"Peg O' the Ring," No. 7,
Oracle Theatre tonight.
Drafts to Purchase Milk for
German Babies Sent to
Portland, Ore., July 19. A draft
for $300, with which to purchase milk
for German babies has been forward
ed to Captain Koenig of the subma
rine merchantman Deutschland at
Baltimore by the Portland German
Red Cross society, it was learned
here today. The Robert Emmett so
ciety of this city also has sent a sum
for a similar purpose. It was an
nounced that the two societies would
continue their contributions with tho
arrival of other expected German un
derwater craft in American ports.
"Object, Matrimony," Or
acle Theatre tonight.
German Officials Compiling
Rates for a Submarine Mail
Geneva, July 19, via Lbndon, 4:18
p. m. The Nueste Nachristen of Mu
nich says that it learns from Berlin
that the German postal authorities
are compiling regulations and a scale
of charges for a submarine postal
service between Germany and Amer
ica, government correspondence to
No arrangements are being made
for parcel post service, according to
the newspapers' information.
MARSHALL NOW IN
New York, July ID. The writ ot
habeas corpus sworn out by United
States District Attorney H. Snowden
Marshall to prevent his removal to
Washington to answer for alleged con
tempt of the house of representatives,
was dismissed today by Federal Judge
Hand. Mr. Marshall was remanded to
the custody of Robert B. Gordon, ser.
geant-at-arms of the house.
House to Punish Attorney.
Washington, July 19. Although the
impeachment proceedings havo been
dropped after an extended investiga
tion of Representative Buchanan's
charges the houso has voted to halo
Mi. Marshall before It for contempt
for his criticisms of the investigating
sub-committee. The sergeant-at-arms
was authorized to fight tho case
through the courts and execute his
warrant. It has been generally under
stood that if the district attorney was
brought before the bar of tho house
his punishment would be a reprimand
by the speaker.
CHILD LABOR BILL
Washington, July 19. Senato Demo
crats met today to act on tho passage
of President Wilson's child labor bill.
The Democratic program does not In
clude the bill and tho president wants
it included without delaying adjourn
ment of congress.
Some senators fear that It will bo
tho cause of a prolongation of con
gress as some Democrats aro deter
mined to fight it,
NO CANADIAN NICKEL
ON THE DEUTSCHLAND
New York, July 19. Officials of tho
International Nickol company, which '
virtually controls tho nickel output ,
. of-Caruida In this country, areauthork
I ICE CREAM CONES C I
I" At the Formal Opening I
The Garden of Sweets I
2484 Washington Ave. I
) Between 3 and 4 p. m. tomorrow, July 20, and get a big
m Ice Cream Cone FREE.
I PuncH Will Be Served Free to All Adults Who I
I ' Call Tomorrow I
Hj .This is to celebrate our formal opening. We want you to know what
RH delicious Home-Made Candies, Ice Cream, Sherbets and Home-Cooked
H Meals we serve here. Come today. Bring the kiddies. You will be
jS cordially welcomed.
fi TRY OUR DELICIOUS HOME-COOKED DINNER, SERVED
m ' EVERY DAY FOR 25c, AND OUR DELICIOUS
H HOME-COOKED LIGHT LUNCHES.
ty for the statement that no CanoJ
dian nickel will go to Germany in
the submarine Deutschland. An offi
cial of the company asserted that this
corporation had an agreement with the
Canadian government under which it
may not supply nickel to any country
with which Great Britain Is at war.
Metal dealers declared today that
Canada was not the only source of
nickel in America. They said that a
quantity of nickel ore was obtained
through various copper mines in the
United States and that one from New
Caledonia was brought here to be re
MEETINGS ME HELD
FOR BOYS ID GIlS
Brlgham City, July 19 This week
Supervisor of Agriculture W. J. Glenn
is holding meetings in many of the
towns of the county In the interest of
tho boys' and girls' clubs which were
organized early in the spring. Mr.
Glenn is being assisted by Claire Par
rish. Two meetings are being held
daily, at the following towns:
Wiliard, Brigham, Corinne, Bear
River Qity, Iloneyvillo, Deweyville,
Tremonton, Fielding, Garland, Ply
mouth. The Brigham baseball club will go
to Logan on the 24th and participate
in the Pioneer day celebration to be
held in that city. The team will cross
bats with the fast aggregation of the
temple city, and Is in first class shapo
to meet the Logan heavyweights.
Mil CASE I
. DISTRICT COURT
Ruby Opal Witt has filed an affi
davit with the court seeking an en
forcement of the courts order that her
husband, Owen Davis Witt, a waiter at
the Portola cafe, pay her alimony far
In arrears stipulated at $10 per month
and now amounting to $50.
Tho decree of divorce was given last
January and the husband ordered to
pay for the support of the minor
child "$10 every month. The wife
states that ho lias only paid for one
month. Witt is ordered to appear in
tho district court and answer a charge
of contempt of court.
Muriel Ostriche who scored so heavy
in "A Circuus Romance," will be seen
in "By Whoso Hand" with Edna Wal.
lace Hopper and Chas. J. Ross. Some
thing great you'll all will enjoy it.
Utah, Thursday and Friday. Adver.
New York, July 19. Publication of
circumstantial-reports that furthor
largo war orders aro soon to be award
ed in this market, inaugurated a gen
eral advance In Issues of that class
as well as equipment, coppers and
shipping shares. The rlao was easy
of accomplishment because of the ex
tensive trading which has developed.
American Car, Pressed Steel Car,
American Can, Railway Steel Springs,
Crucible and Westlnghouse rose 1 to
points with as much for United
Fruit and Marine preferred, five for
Atlantic, Gulf and West Indies, 4 1-2
loivlndus trial Alcohol, United, State a
Steel was absorbed at a moderate ad
vance but rails were backward. Bonds
New York, July 19. Raw sugar,
easier; centrifugal, 6.14c; molasses,
5.37c; refined, steady; fine granulat
Sugar futures at noon were 2 to 5
points net higher.
Omaha, Nebr., July 19. Hogs Re
ceipts 11,400; market steady. Heavy
$9.359.60; light, $3.20(3)9.40; pigs,
$8.009.00; bulk of sales, ?9,30
Cattle Receipts 2300; market
steady. Native steers, $7.25(0)10.25;
cows and heifers, $C.25(g)7.5o; western
steers, $7.009.00; Texas steers,
$6.75(fp7.75; stockers and feeders,
Sheep Receipts 6S00; market
strong. Yearlings, $6.75 8.25; weth
ers, $G.508.75; lambs, $9.7510.65.
Chicago, July 19. Hog prices today
although at first weak developed con
sidfrable .strength later owing to a
falling off in receipts the result of
hot weather. Cattle were over plenti
ful. There was no special demand
for sheep or lambs.
Hogs Receipts 24,000; firm at yes
terday's average. Bulk, $9.5010.00;
light, $9.3010.00; mixed , $9.30
10.15; heavy, $9.2010.15; rough,
$9.209.40; pigs, $S.009.35.
Chicago, July 19. Lower cable quo
tations led to a decline today in the
wheat market here. Tho foreign
weakness was said to be largely ow
ing to prevailing views at Liverpool
th.it North American supplies were
large and were likely to increase in
the near future. The possibility of
peace being declared seemed also to
have become a factor In European
estimates of values. Opening prices,
which ranged from 1-8 to 3-4c lower,
with Septembor at $1.11 7-8 to 1.12
1-2 and December at $1.14 1-2 to 1.14
5-8, were followed by a slight reac
tion but then by a heavier sag than
Rains and cooler weather In part of
tho corn belt tended to ease off tho
corn market. After opening 1-8 to
7-8(5lc lower, the market rallied a
little and then underwent a fresh set
back. Oats were governed by the bear
ish action of other cereals. Price
changes, however, did not assume a
Provisions gave way with hogs. On
the decline packers turned buyers.
Subsequently, northwestern crop
reports worse than on any day since
tho black rust was discovered
brought about , an upturn in wheat
prices. The close was nervous, a
shade to 3-Sc net lower, with Sep
tember at $1.12 1-4 December at
A heavy downpour in Chicago tend
ed to keep the corn market depress
ed. The closo was unsettled 11 l-8c
of to 1-Sc up as compared with yes
Summary of the Local Market.
July 19, 1916. Trading in mining
stocks has shown a material increase
in the paBt twenty-four hours, most of
which has been transacted at lower
prices in both the dividend and the
moro speculative issues. Michigan
Utah has been one of the heaviest
traders around 27 cents. Sells has
had another decline andjs now offer
od at IS cents, South Hecla can be
had at $3.00 and Iron Blossom at
Quotations furnished over the pri-ivate-wiro
ot J A. Hoglo & Co., 243S
Washington avenue. jH
Sales Morning Session:
Alta Germania, 10007 l-2c; 3H
East Prince, 10003 3-4c.
Iron Blossom, 1000$1.50, sellejH
May Day, 500 12 l-2c.
New Quincy, 500(17 l-2c. IH
Michigan-Utah, 2500 28c; 2QH
27 1-2 c.
Pioche Bristol, 20003 l-4c.
Rico Argentine, 20004 l-2c. IH
Seven Troughs, 1300 3 l-2c;
4c; 65004 l-2c; 25004 l-4c.
Sliver King Con., 400$3.05.
Silver Shield, 10035c.
South Hecla, 300$3.00.
Sells, 50017c; 500lSc.
Tar Baby, 20006c. jH
Tintic Standard, 500lSc. IH
Uncle Sam, 500 6c.
Victor Con., 20005 l-4c,
Walker Copper, 100$1.25.
Alta Con., 220030c. JM
Antelope Star, 1500 11 l-2c. IH
Big Four, 200$1.02 1-2. JH
Crown Point, 1500(g3 jBmMH
Colorado Mineral, 400jH
Lower Mammoth, 200M
Paloma, 5005c. H
Rico Wellington, 5007H
Silver King Con., 40(fifM
Walker Copper, 1000(7jH
West Toledo, l00012dlH
Commercial National, $400H
Deseret National, $307.50 bilH
Desert Savings, $1000 bid.
Farmer & Stockgrowers, $83
First National, Ogden, $420 bif
r'irst National, Logan, $195 bi
First National, Brigham, $3001
McCornick & Co., $287 bid.
Merchants, $90 bid; $95 asked
National City Bank, $189 bld.H
Ogden Savings bank, $420 bidH
Ogden State bank, $432 bid.
State Bank Brigham City, $225
Security State, $140 bid;
Salt Lake Security and Trust,
Thatcher Bros., Logan, $170 lH
Utah State National, $212 bid;
Utah Savings & Trust, $95 ask
Walker Bros., $220 bid.
Zion's Savings Bank & Trust,
Barnes Banking, $200 bid.
Davis County, $290 bid.
First National, Lay ton, $150 t
Industrial Stocks: H
Amalgamated Sugar, $19 askedJH
Beneficial Life, $198 bid.
Cement Securities, $98 bid;
Consolidated Wagon, $106.50 jH
Con Life Ins., $97 bid.
Ever Fresh Food Co., $10 aBljH
Guardian C. & G. Co., $15.55
Home Fire Ins., $307 bid; IH
Utah Fire Clay, $71 bid; $72'dH
Utah-Idaho Sugar, $18.25 askeH
Z. C. M. I. $390 bid; $395 askH
Utah Power & Light, $101 askeH
Utah C.prpn. S9n asked. iiH
Lion Coal, $68.50 asked. IH
Layton Sugar, $1S0 bid.
Inland Crystal Salt, $95 bid.
H. J. Grant & Co., $27.25 bid.
Hotel Utah Op. Co., $125 uid.H
Intermountain Life, $13.55 bid.jH
Mountain States Telephone,
bid; $112 asked.
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