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VOL. LIX NO. 198 ? POPULATION 29,919 NORWICH, CONN., MONDAY, AUGUST 19, 1918 EIGHT PA(U&-vi. COLS. PRICE TWO CENTS i EtlEiY IS GIVING GRQU BEFORE THE BRITISH ATTACK In the Famous Lys Salient in the Region West of Armentieres the Big Guns of the British Are Working Havoc Among the Defenders of the Insecure German Line. (By The Associated Press.) Gradually the famous Lys 6alient In the region west of Armentieres is . giving way under the pressure of the British. Again Field Marshal Haig's ' forces have compelled the enemy to 6eek ground to the eastward where he will be more secure from the shells of the big guns that for several weeks have been firing criss-cross over the entire salient, working havoc among i ' the defenders of the insecure line, j Likewise, the Germans are being given no rest by the Franco-British '. forces north and south of the Somme, , and the French and Americans along ; the Vesle and the Americans in Lor ; raine also are harassing them by mili i tary fire and local attacks. Nowhere t has the enemy had the-better of any encounter. J Over a front of four miles, between : IBelleul and Vieux Bercquien on the 1 Lys sector, the 'British have forced back the Germans to a depth ranging : from 1.000 to 2,000 yards, taking in the manoeuvre the village of Outter ' steen and 400 prisoners. A little to ' the south along the Lye river near Merville the British " also . have ad- vanced their line, and still further ' south, between Arras and Albert, the Germans have been relieved, under pressure of further terrains near Buc- quoy. While as a whole the German line between the Somme and the Oise riv ers still is holding, notwithstanding the terrific pounding it is receiving from the allied guns, the British have drawn nearer the road leading from Chaulnes to Koye between Chilly and Fransart, placing Roye in greater jeopardy by attack from the north. At the same time to tne south 01 Koye, over the four mile front between Beuvraignes and Canny-sur-Matz, violent artillery duel is raging be tween the French and the Germans. It is in this region that the French are endeavoring and in their initial efforts thev have met with consider able success to carry forward their twofold purpose of outflanking both Roye and Lassigny by a drive east ward in the direction or tne roaa leaa ing southeastward from Roye to Novon. Along the Vesle river front, where the Americans and French are noia ing the line against the Germans, there has been considerable reciprocal artillery shelling, but with the weight of gun power and of shells resting with the allied troops, they gave the enemy two shells for one. An indi cation that the German line immedi ately in front of the French and Americans is thinly held is the fact that American patrols . at 6variou points have penetrated sectors up to the enemy's barbed wire and trenches without encountering infantrymen. In Lorraine, where the Americans captured the village of Frapelle, near St. Die, Saturday morning, they have pressed on and gained more ground notwithstanding a heavy bombardment by the enemy. SENATOR LEWIS TALKS OF AMERICA'S WAR PURPOSE Paris, Aug. IS United Slates Sen ator James Hamilton Lewis of Chic ' ago, who recently returned from a isit to the troops from his home slate, was the guest of honor at a dinner at the Voleny Club yesterday. ; Francisco Manod presided. Professor , Feroand Baldensperger, visiting pro- lessor at Columbia University, New York, Introduced Senator Lewis. Much enthusiasm was manifested when Senator Lewis, in the course of his speech, referred to the French mission to the United States, which wag headed by Captain Andre Tardieu, now head of the general commission for Franco-American war matters, as 7the beautifying and strengthening link of friendship between the United States end France" and to Gonc-ril John J. Pershing, commander-in-chieef of the American forces in France, as a man "having our nation's whole confidence, his record in America qualifying him for any post any gov ernment could entrust to any man." The United States' acceptance of Marshal Foch as commander of the American soldiers was proof that Am erica would never stand upon her pride or position in .any effort that would hasten victory, Senator Lewis declared. Perhaps the (greatest enthusiasm was aroused when the senator said: "France and the world must un derstand that America lins not en tered the war hastily, without meos uring the extent to which she must go to establish the principles for which she has given her property and offered the lives of her rons. Am erica's position will continue to be: Every sacrifice for liberty; no com promise with despotism." NEW ENGLAND MEN , -. IN ARMY CASUALTY LIST Cabled Paragraphs Increase of Pro-War Socialists. Rome, Aug. IS. The delegates of the American . Social Democratic League of America who have been conferring with Italian socialistic or ganizations have left for Milan, on their way to Paris. The work of the mision here was most successful, the number of pro-war socialists having greatly increased during the visit Denial by Austrian Premier. Amsterdam, Aug. 18. The Vienna Neue Frie P resse brands as pure in vention the report that Premier Hus- sarek is drafting a plan for the con version of the Austrian monarchy in to a state of federation. The Neue Freie Presse further denies that the premier ever entertained the idea of making the Czechs far-reaching con cessions in reference to the adminis tration in Bohemia and states that the premier considers himselt bound to the promises'his predecessor made in regard to the division of Bohemia into districts. Japanese Rice Riots are Extrem ely Violent American Casualties Now Total 21,467 Washington, Aug. 18. The casual ties reported by the Commanding Gen eral of the American Expeditionary forces, include the following New Eng land men: Killed in Action. SPAIN ISSUES ULTIMATUM TO GERMAN GOVERNMENT Paris, Aug. 18. The Spanish note to Germany relative to the sinking of Spanish vessels by submarines con stitutes an ultimatum, since the Span ish government announces that a Ger man vessel interned In any Spanish port will be seized for every Span ish ship torpedoed, according to 1 lavas despatch from Madrid quoting the A. B. C. of San Sebastian. This information was given the A. B. C, by "a high political personage." In commenting on the situation the A. B. c says: "We regard it a -very natural duty for the government to protest ener getically concerning everv case of torpedoing our mercahnt fleet, and if Germany does not give the satisfac tion duo we should reach the position which the country s honor calls for.' FEDERAL FARM LOANS REACH TOTAL OF $117,249,000 Washington, Aug. 18. More than 51,000 fanners have obtained loans averaging $2,200 each, through the Federal farm loan system during its 15 months of operation. The aggre gste of loans closed up to August was $117,249,009. In July .1.588 farmers ob tained loans totalling $7,853,000. Only a little ore than half of the loans sought have actually been clos ed. Since the inauguration of the frderal system 9862S applications for J242.724.000 loans have been received, and 83.282 for a total of $173,550,000 have been approved. Spokane has done the most business. Springfield, Mass., is eleventh in the list, having made 1513 loans to August 1, totall ing $4,391,000. STREET CAR MEN OF LONDON OUT ON STRIKE London. Aug. 18. Following the walkout of bus and tram drivers and conductors in the northwest district of London yesterday, a general strike was declared at 3 o'clock this morning. As a result, London is vir tually without bus or tram service today. A few sam busses owned by one company arc rtinring, however, as well as the tur-e s. ti e city is not greatly inconvenienced, but if the the strike continues tomorrow there undoubted ly will be much inconvenience among people going to business, especially munitions workers and those employ ed in government departments. FISHERMEN'S WAR RELIEF FUND HAS BEEN STARTED Gloucester, Mass., Aug. 18. The fishermen's war relief fund for the aid of the families of men whose trade has been threatened by Ger man submarines, was started here yesterday by a number of North Shore residents. There were many large contributions during the first hour of the canvass and it was an ncunced that help would be offered . in needy eases through the social ser vice bpreaa of the Red Cross. Sergeants: Frederick Evans, 144 Main Street. Lawrence, Mass.; corpo rals, Otto Foster, R. F. D. 1., Arling ton Vt.; Maurice H. Friedman, 177 Walnut Ave.. Roxbury, Mass.; Clar ence M. Kendall, Barnet, Vt.; Philip Edwards, Naugatuck, Conn.; John T. Henderson, 44 Jackson St., Cambridge, Mass.; Ralph J. Lord 79 Hildreth St., Marlboro, Mass.; Harold William Mar tin, Montague Mass.; George Munroe, 93 West St., Easthampton, ; Mass.; Nagarina Scattolini, Factory St., An- sonia, Conn.; Ernest Couture, 18 Ox ford St., Augusta, Me.; Byron R. Per kins, 425 Summer Ave., Springfield, Mass. Missing in Action. Lt. George Macelligott, 24 "Willow Avenue, W. Somerville, Mass, Corpo rals: Fred William Ferguson, W. Main St., Wtestboro, Mass.; Amad- son, Fabnllo, 82 Chestnut St., New Haven, Conn.; Emile Graville, 37 Madison St., Fitchburg, Mass.; Thos. J. THughes, 17 Seyms St., Hartford, Conn. Antoni Magnuszewski, 3 Gold St., Melrose, Mass.; Fustaf Olson. Brookside, Conn.; Edwin Peterson, 18 Highland Ave., Lynn, Mass.; Tony Plazitto. 430 East St., Pittstield, Mass.; Jan Sakl, 16 Dublin St., Gardiner, Mass. Wounded Severely. Capt. Joseph D. Coughlan, N. Dart mouth, Mass. Sergeants, John L. Hobson, 129 Arlington St., Haverhill, Mass.; Eugene Krieger, 24 Brooks St., Worcester, Mass. Corporals, Edward D. French, Medneld State Hospital, Medfield, Mass.; Robert E. Taylor, Waterbury, Conn. Privates Masilo Censote, Richmond Turners, Mass.; Antonio Cont, 597 Canal St., Holyoke, Mass.; James J. Sookerelos, Davenport Hotel, Stamford. Conn.; Ernest P. Couture, 104 Plantation St., Worcester. Mass.; Ezra L. Edmonds, 8 Jefferson Avenue, Danbury, Conn.; Leonard F. Hill, 144 Essex St.. Holyoke, Mass.; P. L. Johnson, 290 Lenmore St., Hartford, Conn.; Joseph A. Doucett, 44 1-2 Chase St., Beverly, Mass.; Thomas Danahy, 239 Washington St., Canton, Mass.; William Dudley, 177 Howe St., Marlboro, Mass.; James S. Gagas, 99 Neal St., Marlboro, Mass.; Alberio J. Gagne, 142 High St., Somersworth, N. H.; Eustache Gagne, 973 Central St., Lowell, Mass.; Levi Goulet, 193 Broad St., Marlboro, Mass.j Avediss Hajarian, 18 Spring St., Marlboro, Mass.; Daniel E. Harrington, 55 Oak St., Springfield, Mass.; John J. Ken nedy, Main St., Suffield, Conn.; An thony P. Kulas, Suffield, Conn.; Thos. F. Meaney, 50 Ringold St., Spdingtield, Mass.; Quincy B. Park, Chelmsford, Mass.; Ralph M. Parrott, 76 Wilson St., Nahant, Mass.; Walter B. Price, 7 Middlesex St., Swampscott, Mass.; Raymond E. Rice, 169 Williams St., Springfield, Mass.; William J. Rio pell, 25 Seventh St., Lowell, Mass.; Charles R. Robbins, 79 Beacon S. Worcster, Mass.; Andrew Stefanik, 1 Cemetery St., Webster, Mass.; Rime W. Sylvester, 99 Maynard St., Spring held, Mass.; John Tluszez, 22 St., Chicopee, Mass.; Michael T. on- frillo, Canal St., Manchang, Mass.; Walter O. Esbig, 253 Lenox, Ave., Pittstield, Mass.; Frank F. Freeman, 34 Green St., Lynn, Mass.; John W. Gosminski, 1517 Slade St., Fall River, Mass.; Wallace E. Grigo, 108 Third St., T Turners Falls, Mass.; Alexan der R. Hufield, 806 Worthington St., Springfield, Mass.; Armand Lemieux, Godin, 110 Water St., Worcester, Mass. 2 Coolidge St., Lowell, Mass.; Louis E. Louis C. Latham, 123 Allston St., Prov idence, R. I. PRESIDENT WILSON IS ENJOYING VACATION Manchester. Mass.. Aug. 18. Presi dent Wilson devoted Sunday entirely to rest at the secluded seaside man sion where he is spending a few days with Mrs. Wilson. He concluded that even attendance at some church ser vice in this vicinity would involve a certain amount of the publicity which r.e is anxious to avoid during his brief outing. Strolls about the beautiful grounds and a walk to the summer home of Colonel E. M. House nearby, where he and Mrs. Wilson took lunch eon, gave the president all the exercise that he felt he needed for the day. As on previous days of his visit Col onel and Mrs. Housa were the presi dent's dinner guests. The clear, crisp weather which has made the president's stay on the North Shore so enjoyable continued today. For long periods ho sat on the terrace looking out over the intensely blue waters of the bay, dotted with the white sails of many a yacht filled with Sunday pleasure seekers. The president was interested in fie manoeuvers of two aircraft. A hydro-airplane darted to and fro, al ternately skimming along the surface of the water and rising high in the air, while an airplane described grace ful curves at a medium height. An incident which called forth much admiration for its sheer beauty and at the same time caused quiet smiles and half-serious comment from ob servers as to its pronhetic possibilit ies, was the appearance of a flock of ten doves. The birds., of such a pure white as perfectly to symbolize the "dove of peace." flew over the grounds of the president's temporary home and circled again and again over the house. Once or twice they darted off into the distance, but returned and repeated their encircling flight. President Wilson has been so thoroughly pleased with his stay .here and has gained so much benefit from his relaxation and from the sunshine and bracing air that Colonel Hous had little difficulty today in persuad ing mm to aoandon his original in tention of returning to Washington tonight. He will prolong his visit un til some time during this week. Tokio, Tuesday, Aug. 13 (By The Associated Press). The food disturb ances are increasing in violence. At Osaka during a demonstration tele phone wires were cut and several tramways were forced to suspend ser vice after several passengers had been wounded. Troops, including cavalry. were called out to suppress the rioting and twenty-nve policemen and many rioters were hurt. Five hundred per sons were arrested. -In outlying towns the people attacked thei police with bamboo spears. The disturbances at Kobe resulted in the burniT of a great rice ware house and several factories and houses and a large number of rice stores. The seriousness of the situation led to a special meeting of the cabinet, which decided to appropriate five mil lion dollars .for purchasing stores of rice for distribution among the people at a moderate price. The emperor, moved by the distress, has contributed 3 000,000 yen to the national rice fund. Street cars are being utilized in Tokio by soldiers who distribute rice in dis tricts where the suffering is reported. The press joins in a tribute to the emperor for his generous contribution, indicating the spirit of the ruler and the wealthier classes, but the news papers generally blame the government for its tardy remedies. The conserva tive newspaper Jiji Shimpo especailly criticizes the government, saying that as a result of its policy the nation finds itself in the throes of insurrec tion. Several millionaires have contrib uted $100,000 each to purchase rice for the poor. The Mitsui and the Iwaski families have each contributed $500 000 to this fund. There is an abundance of rice in the empire, but it is held in storage by farmers and brokers. The government aim is to force the rice market, but it has avoided up to this time regulating the price, which, however, has fallen. j. Washington, Aug. 18. Casualties in tne tjnited States overseas forces an nounced by the war 'and navy depart ments dunng the week ending today numbered 1,355, compared with 4,916 for the previous week. Total casual ties announced to date number 21.467, including 376 in today's, army list. Total army's casualties number 18, 707: the marine corps lists total 2,760. Total deaths, including the killed in action, deaths from wounds, disease, accident and other causes since the Unite States forces landed in France. number 8,133. including 291 soldiers lost at sea. Of that number 7,296 were Of tho army and 837 of the marine. corps. . The wounded to date number 11,615, of which 9,785 are of the army and 1,830 of the marine corps. Men missing in action and prisoners in the hands of the enemy number 1.719, of which 1 626 are of the army and 93 of the marine corps. The summary of the army casualty lists to date,, including today's, fol lows: Killed in action, S,fZ1. Died of wounds, I,). Died of disease, 1.556. Died of accident and other causes, Wounded in action. 9.7S5. Missing in action (including prison ers), 1,626. Total to date, 18,707. The summary of the marine corps lists follows: Deaths, 837. Wounded 1,830. " l-fj-'W.) Missing in action, 88. -M ' ! In hands of enemv, 5. v'"""! ' Total to date, 2,760. " 3 -; A NEW METHOD OF ISSUING CASUALTY LISTS COMMENDED FOP. BRAVERY BY SECRETARY DANIELS Rioters Are Using Dynamite. London, Aug. IS. A despatch to the Exchange Telegraph from Tientsin dated Friday says: "The Japanese rice riots are prov ing the worst uutbreak against the constituted authority witnessed in many years. The rioters are resorting to acts of extreme violence, such as the use of dynamite and incendiar ism." Mobs Pillage Stores. Osaka. Japan, Wednesday, Aug. 13. (By The Associated Press.) Mobs today pillaged grocery and drygoods' stores and food depots and set fire to theatres and other buildings. The mil itary forces called ot to maintain or der were attacked. The street railways have suspended operations at night owing to the con fusion in the city and the governor has forbidden the people to go out up on the streets after dark. It is stated that at Maizura, where 2.000 workmen from the naval arsenal joined the populace in sacking the rice stores, manv persons were injured in collisions with the police. 'Washington, Aug. 18. Five officers and sf ven members oT'the" crew of the American steamer Schtirs sunk in collision with the American steamer Florida off the North Carolina coast June 21, have been specifically men tioned and commended by Secretary Daniels' for braverv displayed at that time, the navy department torn' " announced. The report of Commander William B. We''s TT. S N., m command of the Sehu.-s which was the former German ship Geier, states that the officers and men of his ship acted in accordai.ee with the best traditions of the scrvict- ;,nd that the remarka bly small less of life, only one man being lost was due to their courage H:;d coolness. ATTEMPTED TO SELL. DEFECTIVE. BARRACK BAGS Died of Wounds. Corporals. Daniel J. Kelly, 294 Main St., Bridgeport, Conn.; Albert V. Poole, Trompsonville, Conn. Privates Mi chael Breen, 1904 Washington St., Boston, Mass.; Romeo Depatie, Law rence, Mass.; George E. Mylott, 137 South St., Rutland, Vt., Otto C. Blet zer, 12 Atherton St., Roxbury, Mass. Died of Disease. SeTgeants Leon A. Forsythe, Wat erford. Conn. Privates, William J. Longever, 27 Bank Bldg., Lebanon, N. H. Wounded (Degree Undetermined.) Private George Kolmosky, 85 Front St., Hartford, Conn. FOUR FATALITIES RESULT FROM FIRE IN COAL MINE Johnstown, Pa Aug. IS As the result of a small fire last evening in a sub-station of No. 35 mine of the erwind-White Coal Company, near Windber. Pa., ,four men are dead. George Kovack, aged 22, and John Natala, aged 44, both of 'Windber. were suffocated to death by smoke that rolled into the mine from the sub-station. The other two, believed to be Patrick Burns, aged 45, and Michael B. Cogney, aged 50, home ad dresses not known, were killed bv a loeomotieve summoned from South Fork to aid in fighting the fire The origin of the fire has not been determined. Only slieht damage was done to the sub-station. FACILITIES FOR TRAINING MILITARY AVIATORS Washington. Aug. 18. An increase in lacilities for training military avi ators in this country in gunnery is in tended by the division of military aeronautics of the war department and large areas of land have been leased near flying fields for target practice. At Fort Worth, Texas, ten thous and acres has been secured in one tract, for the use of flyers on the three adjacent fields, while near Hazelhurst Field, at Mineola. L. I.. 750 acres in Canal one bIock has been taken over and the trace near luiDerry f ield. GERMANS ARE DESERTING FROM ARMY IN SIBERIA Tokio, Wednesday. August 15. Rv The Associated Press.) Czecho-Slo-vak forces from the maritime nrnvinco of Siberia left for Harbin on August over the Chinese Eastern Railway. it is officially announced. Along the Ussuri front where the enemy forces number 100.000 strong quiet prevails, it is said. The Bolshe viki and Austro-Germans are visibly affected by the arival of allied troops and the number of desertions from their ranks is increasing, it is report ed . New York, Aug. IS Sentenced to a jear nd three months imprisonment for attempting to sell defective bar rack bags to the government, Miss Isabella Feder collapsed in the Fed eral court in Brooklyn, yesterday. She was vice-president of an equipment making company and with .M'-hael I'olsky, General manager of the :iant, was convicted or conspiracy, to de fraud the army quartermaster corps r.y bribing inspectors to pass faulty articles which had been prei iously re jected. She will go to the federal prison at St. Joseph, Mo., and must pay a fine o $2,500. Polsky was sentenced to four months in penitentiary. , Though regretting the necessity of sending a woman to prison, Jud Garvin declared: "It is a heidous crime to make money illegally at the expense of the government." Miss Feder was released in $10,000 bail and Polsky on a $2,500 bond pend ing appeal. Washington, Aug. 19. With the publication tomorrow cf the dailv list of casualties among America's forces overseas, The Associated Press and other press associations in co-operation with the war and postoffice de- larnnents put into ettect a new ar rangement by which these complete lists are delivered daily by mail to the papers of virtually every city in the i-nuea states. Since the American army in France has grown to a force of nearly a mil lion r.nd a half men. taking an ever S eater and more aggressive part in me task- ot driving back the Germans transmission of the full honor roll of aeaci, wounded and missing dailv bv telegraph to all the nawspapers has oecome almost an impossiblity. For weeks the press associations have heen obliged to curtail the volume of iheir news reports in order to deliver promptly these lists all important to the friends and neighbors of the bovs at me front. To meet this situation, the post ir.ee aepartment exercising contrn or tne telegraph systems has under taken the responsibility of telegraph i .g tne lists across the continent, and ot providing printed copies to th press associations simultaneously 1 Washington, Chicago and San Fran Cisco. 1-rom these points the assovi- &lions' mail to the newsnapers each day's lists bearing a date of publica tion several uays later thaa the day it is telegraphed, so that all papers may publish the same list on the same c'ay. Provision has been made for having half of the names aonear first in the morning papers and half first in the afternoon papers, but all- pa pers receive the compete lists for publication at the stated times. The plan of -course mean publica tion of the nameg a few days later man :f they were telegrapNjd to the papers but with telegraphing becom ing out of the question it furnishes a means of nation-wide distribution which will place the lists before the public long before most, of the paers could receive them by mail from Washington. In announcing the inauguration of the arrangement the Committee, on Public Information exnlauicd tonisht that, it will not affect the war depart ment's policy of notifving immediate lv by telegraph th families of men mentioned in the list. NATION-WIDE SYSTEM OF TRAINING FOR DRAFTEES New York, Aug. 18. Instructions for establishing the nation-wide system of preliminary training for men in the draft which will be introduced with the approval of Provost Marshal Gen eral Crowder by a committee appoint ed by the National Security league will be sent tomorrow to five thousand local draft boards, according to an an nouncement here tonight by Surgeon General Charles F. Stokes, U. S. N., retired, chairman of the committee. This training will be elementary, uniform, non-compulsory and free. The men will be instructed in simple evo lutions, with stress upon military courtesy. Those who demonstrate their ability will receive certificates of merit which will serve as an "index" of their qualifications as potential non commissioned officers. Shot Down Three German Planes, Paris, Aug. 18. Lieutenant Rene Fonck, the French aviator, shot down three German airplanes on Wednes day, it is omcially announced. This brings his total number of air vie tories up to sixty. ENGLISH PROFESSORS MAY TEACH IN COLUMBIA INVESTIGATING A RIOT AT CAMP MERRITT, N. J Camp Merritt, N. J., A;tg. IS. Camp authorities were today inves tigating a riot here late last night in winch it was reported that twc negro soldiers were killed and eicrht others injured in a fight with military no- lice. While sdmitting that a fight had occurred, officers would supply no de tails, saying tnat a full statement will be issued later, probably tomorrow. According to soldiers who sav thev witnessed the fight, the trouble start ed vJien a negro trooper and a white sergeant engaged in a fight. A rom pany of infantry detailed to military police duty was summoned and arriv el just as more negro troopers enter ed the fray. Several shots were said to have been fired, and the disturbance was not put down until reinforcements had bp.n rushed to the military police. New York, Aug. 18. An effort Is being made to have many prominent English professors, who may be re leased by Cambridge and Oxford be cause of the war, give courses next spring in the Columbia University Extension school, it was announced lonignt Dy t-roiessor james u. Egbert, director of the department of' exten sion teaching. These courses would be open to the public. The latest available import statis tics of Denmark are for the year 1913. The import of beer is reckoned by weight rather than by capacity or volume. In 1913 Denmark imported 15,210 pounds of bottled beer and 188, 930 jDounds of kes beer. GOVERNOR OF VERMONT REQUESTED TO RESIGN -uontpeuer. v t., Aug. is. Governor Horace F. Groham, who was asked in resolutions adopted by the Re publican state committee to resien immediately because pf the discovery alleged irregularities in the handl ing of his accounts while auditpr, an nounced through his private secre tary today that he would make no statement until he had obtained a full report of the committee's action. Harvey E. Goodell, secretary to the governor, said the letter also awaited the report of Frank C. Williams, bank commissioner, regarding an examina tion of the auditor s accounts Governor Graham discussed the matter with a number of his friends this morning. In a -statement to the people of Vermont early in the week the Governor asked for a suspension of judgment and announced that he had demanded a thorough examinn tion of the books and l ecords. " realize," he said in his staienvnt "that I did wrong in the matter of handl ing my salary and official expenses, and for this I am extremely sorry.1 Canadian Casualty List. Ottawa, Aug. 18. The Canadian casualty list issued tonight includes the following names of Americans Died E. A. Roy, Worcester. Mass. Wounded J. E. Plank, Lancaster, Pa. R. B. Walker, Philadelphia; W. A Gammon. Attleboro, Mass.; J. N. Wil kinson, Bridgeport, Conn. German Aircraft Destroyed. London, Aug. 18. An official com munication tonight dealing with avi ation said that five German machines and a balloon were destroyed yester day. Three machines are missing. TREASURY REPORT SHOWS $5,559,000,000 IN CIRCULATION Washington Aug. 18. More actual monev gold.si'ver and paper cur rency is in circulation . at. present than at anv time in the nation's h's- tory and there is a bigger share for every man, woman and child. A trpas- ury report today showed $5 559 000 in circulation $700.000 000 more than a year ago and $175,000,000 more than month ago making an average of $52.44 for each person. These figures on the stock of money hear little rela tion to the nation's actual wealth or to its credit resources, since these, pyramided on each other, amount to many times the actual money avail able. Conden'e v Telegrams Arrival f Atlantic port . of a Norwegiaii ; ,amec with 22 survivors of the AmeSwcan schooner Madingdah,' shelled and set afire Thursday, by a German submarine off Winter Quarter; Shoal was reported to the Navy De-1 partment. United States Senator Jacob H. Gallinger, of New Hampshire, died at a hospital at Franklin, N. H early Saturday. President Wilson told friends at Manchester, Mass., that he was en joying the most restful outing he had taken in years. A school of instruction for the of ficers of the Third Jlaine Infantry, National Guard has been opened at Camp Keyes. Maine. The retail merchants of Maine will conduct an intensive campaign throughout the state during the week beginning September 9 to complete Maines war savings stamp quota of $13,070,000. . , . The plant of the National ' India Rubber Company at Bristol, R. I., was closed for an indefinite period. The management said this action had ben taken because of the attitude of em ployes who walked out Friday, two days after the settlement of a four weeks' strike. The shutdown forced 1500 persons out of work. More than 1,450,000 American sol diers have been embarked : from the United States, General March, chief of staff, said Saturday. ' This includes men sent to Italy and Siberia, as well as to France. , General March at his conference Saturday with the Senate military committee said that the American army now under arms numbered slightly more than 3,000,000, with 1,- 4d,000 in France or on the way, and approximately 1,550,000 cantonments at home. The threeatened crisis in the re lations of Mexico with the entente al lies and the United States apparently has been averted by modifications of the new Mexican oil tax decree by President Carranza. President Poincare and Georges Ley- gues minister of marine, returned to Paris after a visit ot two days at a French front, where tney inspected the Franco-American naval bases. Newsprint production for July to taled 90 944 tons. The first issue of Liberty Loan bonds sold for 100.50 on the Stock Ex change. Civilian postal airmen have proven a success. One mishap occurred dur ing the week. Secretary Daniels announced that the waters around Cape May. N. J were being dragged to ascertain if a German submarine was sunK. John A. Hill was appointed by the Federal Reserve Bank auditor of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. Liberty Bonds in the future will be accepted by Government railroads as surety for payment of freight charges. The Standard Oil Co. of Ohio is pay ing its regular quarterly dividend of $3 and the usual $1 extra dividend on Lieut. Walter B. Miller of New York City, was killed in an aerial combat on Aug. 8. He was attacked by 30 enemy planes. Raising of rents by landlords to war-workers will be met by higher taxes, the Bureau of Industrial Hous- I ing announced. 1 The War Trade Board has decvided to permit' the importation of 16,666 tons of crude rubber during August and September - 1 Jack Dempsey has been macthed to fight Jess Willard for the heavyweight title, according to a statement made by Dempsey. The fuel Administration' through James B. Neale, director of production, announced the appointment of 28 pro duction managers. The War Trade Board has lifted .the ban on the importation of cured and preserved mackerel and herring from the United Kingdom. The Railroad Administration re ports that 131,942 cars of grain were loaded for the five weeks ending Aug. 3, compared with 87 993 cars in 1917. Major Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., was cordially received in Paris by Premier Clemenceau. His wounds are still unhealed and he is using crutch es. Surgeon-General Gorgas of the Army .announced that 50,000 women will be needed to care for the wounded and sick of the American army. Secretary Daniels issued a state ment declaring reports that the former German steamer Vaterland, now the Levithan. had been sunk, are false. Authorities in Ireland recommend that a permit be granted by the Home Office, in London, to allow Mrs. F. Sheehy Skeffington to go to Ireland. A Mitchel Palmer, alien property custodian, will sell to the highest bid der 300 bales of cotton at the New York Cotton Exchange, on Aug. 22. J. R. Mauff, secretary of the Chi cago Board of Trade, announces that the city is swamped with grain. Be tween 9.009 and 10 000 cars are await ing to be unloaded. A 2,000,000 tractor plant at Hamil ton, O., was erected by Henry Ford. It will develop water power for the United States and be operated by wa ter power. According to the Department of Ag riculture 100 beet sugar mills in the United States are ready to turn out beet sugar to furnish energy for American soldiers. Herman P. Gordon, draft clerk, was sentenced to two years in the Mary land Penitentiary by United Slates District Court Judge Mayer f or ac cepting a bribe to give deferred classi fication to a registrant. ..Awaiting the decision of the ship American Troops Reach Vladivostok Vladivostok, Thursday, Aug. 15.--(By A. P.), The transport carrying the first contingent of American troops arrived here this afternoon .at an uneventful voyage of seven ana a ralf days from Manila. The men were in excellent spirits .'ind crowded the' rails and rigging, cheering and l.eing cheered by the men of all the allied warships in the harbor. The crowds on the waterfront ap peared amazed at the noisy entry of the Americans, as contrasted with that of their less demonstrative al lies. Groups of Czechs about the docks were vociferous in their wel come of the Americans, who will be kept aboard ship until' the arrival of other transports, due tomorrow. The transport bearing this first Am erican contingent lay fogbound out side the harbor for fie hours before l.eing able to enter the port. A Jap anese contingent arrived today a; Nikolskoye on its way to the Usurl front. MEMBERS OF CONGRESS RETURNING TO WASHINGTON . Washington, Aug. 18. Summer va cations ended, many members of con gress returned to Washington today In preparation for important legisla tion, which is expected to keep con gress engrossed until the November elections or ever later. The three day vacation recess agree ment of the house expires tomorrow and, while the senate's arrangement runs ilntil August 26, leaders hope to set it aside, tomorrow and get down to work next Thursday on the man power bill extending the draft age limits to 18 to 45 years. Death of Minority Leader Gallinger is expected to curtail the senate's ses sion "tomorrow with plans to adjourn out of respect to the veteran repu&n can member and to have congressional committees attend the funeral. If a quorum of the senate attends tomor row a matter of some doubt tonight Chairman Chamberlain of 'he mili tary committee is expected to- renew his request for annulment of the va cation agreement and ask the senate to begin consideration next Thursday of the man-power measure. Delay in setting aside the vacation agreement would postpone the action on the man power legislation until the following Monday at least. Witli the national war prohibition measure naving tne right of way in the senate at that time under an agreement previously made, the man power measure could be considered only during each day, unless as is not improbable if pro hibition advocates should consent to temporarily sidetrack their measure until the man power bill Is passed. Chairman Chamberlain is hopeful that despite uncertainties of the situation, the bill mav be passed late this week or early next week. The man power measure will be tak en up tomorrow by the house military committee with Secretary Baker, Gen eral March, chief of staff, and Provost Marshal General Crowder scheduled to appear. AMERICAN FORCES RAISE MORALE OF ALLIED TROOPS. . New York. Aug. IS The spirit f American forces overseas has raised the morale of the allied troops to the highest, pitch, according to rD. E. W. Buckley of St. Paul. Minn., supreme physician of the Kn'ghts of Columbus, - '- ba lust returned from a tour of the western front While there he ...a .n.ci v;ews with General Pershing. General Mangin. Premier Clemenceau and other allied leaders. "The keenest impression of anyone who has the opportunity to visit the American front is that our boys have brought the spirit of victory overseas with them," Dr. Buckley declared. "They are but to win. The French know it, the British know it .and, what is more important, the Germans know it. "Never in my life have I seen such an inspiring crowd as the American boys who cam: out of the battle of Chateau Thierry, many of them cruelly wounded, but not one of them anything but gratified at the glory of iaving given the Germans a taste pf American steel." This spirit. Dr. Buckley asserted, was in sharp contrast with the spirit of German prisoners he saw. "One Of them couldn't have been more than 15," he said. "This boy told American officers his mother had bade him surrender at the first op- portu nity . CITATION OF COUNT GILBERT DE LAFAYETTE Taris. Aug. 18. In the Official Journal issued today there is a stick ing citation of Count Gilbert de Lafavette, who was killed in the light ing in Champagne on June 12. The young man was a son of the Marquis de Lafayette and a descendant of the Lafayette of Revolutionary fame. Th citation, which praises the high moral value and rare courage of the your.g man follows: "As a scout he obtained clear and exact information from the first lines when they were under the most vio lent bombardment. When his battery was undergoing the most severe ar tillery fire lie refused to take shelter, although as a scout he was not obliged to remain in position. He was ..Mwamng me Decision oi ine snip- -- , .,.- , .,..j. v building labor adjustment -board at . J , " "wnuncTij Washington the strikers of the Cramp's shipyard at Philadelphia BOMB DISCOVERED BENEATH A CROWDED TROOP TRAIN Chicago. Aug. 18. A bomb believ ed to have been charged with high ex plosives was found late yesterday be neath a troc train crowded with so' djers which was just ready to de part from the Illinois Central depot. The bomb which consisted of a sec tion of iron pipe eighteen inches long and two inches think, was discovered bv a train hand who turned it over to go vcrnm '-nt i r. v is,t ig i- tors. have returned to work until agreement has been reached. final GERMANS ARE BOMBING TOWNS BEHIND FRONT PROFIT OF $250,000 IN SIX MONTHS BY ARMY CANTEEN Ayer, Mass.. Aug. 18. A profit of $250,000 was made by the canteen of the 76th division of the National Army in the six months it was at Camp Devens before going overseas, accord ing t oa report made today by Cap tain Arthur E, Foote, who was in charge of the funds. All the dividends Were distributed among the various could anie. Paris Aug. 18. German . bombing squadrons have been very active in bombing towns behind the front dur ing the past two days. There were numerous raids on Rouen, where, six people were killed and five wounded. The German Gothas ew as far as Havre, where no one was -killed .and no damage done. Two consecutive raids on Vernon caused only material damage. , Several warnings were given at Dun kirk and Calais during the period. At Calais scie fifty Jieavy bombs were dropped, on Friday night. a few minutes later." KAISER DEPLORES AIR RAIDS ON FRANKFORT ITALIAN MISSION HAS ;." ARRIVED AT MONTEVIDEO Montevideo, Aug. 18. A special Italian mission headed by Signor Lu ciani, acting as a special ambassador has arrived here. The mission has plans for the betterment of commer cial relations between Italy and the South ,American countries in view. Its programme is similar, to that, of the British mission under Sir Maurice de Bunsen, which recently has been mak ing an extensive tour in South Ameri ca. . . Amsterdam, Aug. 18'. The Cologne Gazette prints a telegram sent by the direction of the emperor to the bur gomaster of Frankfort, stating that the emperor "deeply sympathizes in the' misfortune which has befallen the open town of F.-ankfort as the re sult of an enemy attack which was contrary to internaticnal law and claimed many victims." The telegram requests that the bur gomaster convey to the victims' rela tives the "sympathy of all the highest." CROWN PRINCE RUPPRECHT IS ENJOYING A VACATION Amsterdam. Aug. 18. The Munich correspondent of the Berlin Tageblat.' announces the arrival in Munich froir the front of Crown Prince Rupprecb of Bavaria. The prince, the atinounw ment states, is enjoying a brief vaca tion. A recent announcement from Pari' stated that General Hans Von Boehn. the German "retreat specialist"' ha been appointed to supreme German command on the Somme front. The German withdrawal of . Albert was looked upon in Paris as the first move by General Von Boehn in the appli cation of his retreat tactics.