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of the World Summarized U. S.—Teutonic War News An American ambulance detach ment of 250 persons has arrived at a French port. W. K. Vanderbilt of New York crossed on the same liner. Vice Admiral William S. Sims, U. S. N., has been appointed to take general charge of the operations of the allied naval forces in Irish waters, says an official announcement issued at Lon don. America is determined that Belgium shall be restored to her former place among nations, President Wilson stat ed in greeting the Belgian special commission at the White House in Washington. Hayti has broken diplomatic rela tions with Germany, according to word received by the state department at Washington from Port au Prince. Simultaneous construction of 16 war army cantonments, each to house 40,000 troops, has proved such an enormous task that officials at Wash ington do not now believe it can,.,,be completed in time to permit mobiliza tion of the first full quota of 650,000 by September 1. The first official reference to the Na tional Army, the designation which will be applied to the forces raised under the selective draft law, appeared In orders at Washington directing sev eral reserve oflicers of the engineer corps to report to the commanding of ficer of "The Second Engineers, Na tional Army, at St. Louis, Mo." Guglielmo Marconi, inventor of the wireless and member of the Italian mission to the United States, in an interview at Chicago said: "The air plane is an enormous factor in this conflict. The United States will be looked to for this contribution in a great measure. It will require 100,000 flying machines to subordinate the oth er method of war to the air fighting." Steel shipbuilders called to Wash ington by the shipping board and Ma jor General Goethals, chairman of the emergency fleet corporation, were told that the government would comman deer immediately all the shipbuilding contracts. The American tank steamer Moreni was sunk bg* a German submarine June 32 after a running fight of two hours, says a statement issued at Washing ton. Four of the crew lost their lives. European War News Contracts for ten more steel mer chant ships complete and for 24 addi tional wooden hulls were announced at Washington by Major General Goeth als, general manager of the emergency :fleet corporation. Minister of War Kerensky at Petro grad discarded the pleasant phrases of oratorical persuasion for iron-hand ed disciplinary measures to force Rus sia's troops to fight. The British have fallen back from some of their advanced posts in north ern France, according to an official statement issued by the war office at London. The main new positions are still held. French troops captured 1,542 yai'ds of German trenches between Mont Car millet and Mont Blono in Champagne, taking 40 prisoners, one of whom was an officer, it was officially announced at Paris. Two persons were killed and 16 in jured in an air raid in England dur ing which a Zeppelin was brought down. A resolution, calling for an imme diate offensive by Russian troops, has been adopted by the duma at Petro grad in secret session. The Pan-Rus sian congress of all councils of work' men's and soldiers' delegates ratified the action of the provisional govern* ment in expelling from Russia Robert Grimm, the Swiss socialist, medium through which the Germans attempted to arrange a separate peace with Rus sia. A largely attended citizens' meeting at the London opera house adopted a resolution proposed by the lord mayor, urging the government to initiate a policy of reprisals in the shape of ceaseless attacks on German towns and cities so that their populations may experience the effects of such methods of warfare. Allied troops have taken over the railway line in Thessaly, the most im portant in Greece, all the territory in the sectors of Larissa and Volo has been occupied, says a dispatch to Lon don from Athens. Steady progress Is being made through Thessaly, without any opposition from the Greeks. The sinking of several more Norwe gian vessels, with considerable loss of life, is reported by the Norwegian for eign office, as quoted in a Central News dispatch to London from Copen hagen. The war's latest development is a two-minute battle. It took the British Just that long to capture a three?quar ter» of a mile of trenches on Infantry1 hill, east of Monchy Le Preux. The time for "going over the top" was set for 7:25 and at 7:27 rockets signaled the fact all along the line attacked that the objectives had been taken. The British armed merchant cruiser Avenger was torpedoed and sunk in the North sea. All but one of the crew were saved. Personal Commissioner Judson C. Clements of the interstate commerce commission died at Washington. He was sixty years old. Foreign Throughout Germany, according to reports reaching Copenhagen, all valu able grain crops are burning up, as they did in 1915, in an unprecedented heat wave. The prolonged drought has not been broken since early in May. A Vienna dispatch to Basel, Switzer land, says that the Austrian cabinet has resigned. The house of commons at London by a large majority passed the final read ing of the clause in the electoral re form bill dealing with the question of woman suffrage. Count Plunkett, member of parlia ment and Sinn Feiner, and the other members of the Sinn Fein who were arrested on June 9 when attempting to hold a prohibited meeting at Dublin, Ireland, to protest against the impris onment of Irish rebels, were released. A dispatch to New York from Tokyo says the Japanese steamer Sakaki has met with a disaster and that the cap tain and 54 members of the crew were killed. Washington Representative Mason of Illinois was accused in the house at Washington of making a treasonable speech on the draft law. Hastings of Oklahoma, who made the assertion, withdrew it shortly afterward, following a heated verbaj clash. Ordinary internal revenue receipts^ composed chiefly of taxes on whisky, beer and tobacco, were $424,327,463 so far this year, compared with $365,126, 544 last year, says a statement issued at Washington. Gauged by revenue re* ceipts the present year probably will go down in history as the banner year of the liquor traffic. Registered men must keep them selves informed as to whether or not they have been drafted. This pro nouncement was issued by Provost Marshal General Crowder at Washing ton. Food speculators have been taking $50,000,000 a month for the last five months—a total of a quarter of a bil lion dollars—from the American peo ple, Herbert C. Hoover told senators at Washington in explaining the purposes of the food control bill now before con gress. Secretary Daniels has ordered coal and oil producers to supply the enor mous quantities needed by the navy at prices to be fixed later by the presi dent when the federal trade commis sion has determined a fair rate. Sim ilarly steel for the entire navy building program is being bought at a rate fixed when Secretary Daniels rejected the proposals of the steel makers as too high. Herbert C. Hoover outlined his plans at Washington for enlisting the na tion's housewives as actual members of the food administration and on the theory that 90 per cent of American food passes through their hands ap pealed to them to join him in the fight for conservation measures and elimi nation of waste. The women will be enrolled during a period of registra tion from July 1 to July 15. ». The $3,340,000,000 war budget, long delayed by congressional controversy, became law when President Wilson af fixed his signature to the measure at the White House at Washington. Full approval has been given by the war department at Washington to the air supremacy program of the defense council's aircraft board, and President Wilson has been asked to put the ad ministration's support behind the ap» propriation of $60,000,000. Domestic Marking the site of the encampment of Washington and his army during the winter of 1777-78 a memorial arch, for which congress appropriated $125, 000, was presented to the state of Pennsylvania by Champ Clark, speak er of the house of representatives, on behalf of the government. Frederick Jerger, secretary of the Martin Ferry Socialist organization, was sentenced by Federal Judge Sater at Columbus, O., to eight months in the Delaware county Jail. Jerger pleaded guilty to opposing the federal draft. He was registered, however, after being arrested. Two masked bandits bound two ex press messengers on the Burlington flyer in the yards at Chicago o.f the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy railroad and escaped witti loot valued at $30,000. TELLS DEALERS LAWS REGARD ING SELLING MUST BE OBSERVED. MAY MAKE MINNESOTA DRY Safety Commission Says Flood of Pig. gfng Complaints Received—No Ac tion Left Except Prohibition Or der Unless Situation Improves. St. Paul.—A warning has been is sued to manufacturers and licensed dealers in intoxicants to see that the state laws are observed with regard to selling liquor. A "bone dry" or der is threatened if the warning is dis regarded. The warning was the result of a flood of complaints from different sec tions of the state, citing violations ot the liquor laws. A statement by the Public Safety commission in pant, is as follows: "The situation has reached a point where it is up to the manufacturers and licensed dealers in intoxicants to see that the law is observed. If they continue to encourage and sustain blind pigging there is no action left to the commission but to issue an or der prohibiting the manufacture and sale of liquor in the state or to urge the Governor to call an extra session of the Legislature to pass a bone dry law." STOCKADE TO CONFINE SLACKERS IS REQUESTED Minnesota War Board Asks Permis sion of U. S. Attorney General to Erect Building. St. Paul.—The Minnesota Public Safety Commission has asked permis sion of T. W. Gregory, United States attorney general, to erect a stockade at Fort Snelling in which to confine the registration slackers. The mes sage to Attorney General Gregory ad vised him that the St. Louis county jail is now overcrowded with draft slackers. More than 200 men are be ing held and more than 100 addition al arrests are anticipated. It was explained by the commission that the large number of arrests on the Mesaba range is due to the large alien population of that district. MINERS THREATEN TO STRIKE I. W. W. Agitators on Range Demand Release of Slackers. Virginia. A general Industrial Workers of the World strike of Me saba iron range miners was threat ened in an appeal "to workers in the iron, industry," made in circulars. The miners are urged to prepare for a walkout, and to demand that the im prisoned "fellow workers," who are slackers, be released. Four Drown .When Launch Hits Dam. Winona. -0 Four persons returning from a visit to an island near here were drowned in the Mississippi river, when their launch collided with a sub merged dam. The dead: Agnes Mlympzak, 18 Frances Mlympzak, 23 Michael Stolda, 23 Ludwig Stolpman, 19. Their bodies have not been re covered. State Trap Shoot at Brainerd. Brainerd. The Minnesota state trap shoot was held at the Riverside Gun club grounds in this city June 21, 22 and 23. It was announced that nearly all the trap shooters of the state were entered. One thousand dollars was offered as prize money. Two Thousand Elks at Winona. Winona.—The state convention of Elks opened here June 21 and brought J,000 or more visitors. The city has taken on its gala attire. Flags are draped in the business district. GETS YOUTH JAILED AS SLACKER MARRIES HIM Duluth. Won against his bet ter judgment by the pleas of his 18-year-old sweetheart, Elmer Aho nen of Virginia, Minn., aged 24, refused to register on June 5 for military service. Elmer landed in the St. Louis county jail here with other slackers and his sweet heart, Marie Nevala, arrived to plead for his release. Failing in this, she secured a marriage li cense and a preacher and took them to the jail where she and Elmer were married. After the ceremony Elmer went back to his cell and his bride returned to Vir ginia to await for him, possibly until the end of the war. To Sell Fire-Killed State Timber. Hibbing.—Oscar Arneson, chief of the State Timber bureau, is in Hib bing to begin arrangements for per haps the largest sale of state timber en record. All timber killed in the recent forest firos and estimated at 400,000,000 *feet, will be offered, that the salvage may be as large as pos sible. The sales will be in November tQ permit cutting next winter, while the killed timber is green and before worms attack it. The estimate cov ers 100,000,000 feet of spruce suitable for paper makioK. Dates of Coming Events In State July 8 and 12—National Editorial Association meeting at Minneapolis. (Patriotic event.) September 3 to 8—Minnesota State Fair and "Food Training Camp" in Twin Cities. September 26 Minnesota a-nrmqi conferenc of Methodist Episcopal church at Pipestone. Oct. 31 to Nov. 3—Minnesota Edu cational Association convention in Minneapolis. CHURCH COIM CLOSES NORWEGIAN LUTHERANS MAY MEET AGAIN NEXT YEAR. Bids for Meeting Made by St. Paul and Fargo—3,000 Congregations, 500,000 Members United. St. Paul. The first annual conven tion of the Norwegian Lutheran Church of America, formulated thru the union of the three former branches of the church, has just closed in St. Paul. At the closing session St. Paul and Fargo submitted invitations for the next meeting. A decision will be made later by a committee. General conventions of the new body are to be held every three years, but, because many measures have been adopted temporarily, it is probable that a deci sion will be reached to hold a general convention next year. The closing devotion was conducted by the Rt. Rev. T. H. Dahl. The convention, which marks the culmination of years of planning for the union of Norwegian Lutherans in the United States, brought together 3,000 congregations, ^comprising 500, 000 members who had been separated into three groups for 27 years by doc trinal differences. 2,000 SUCKERS IN STATE Federal Officials Estimate That Many for Minnesota. Minneapolis, June 22. Alfred Jac ques, United States district attorney, has been deluged with telephone calls from every section of the state, advis ing him of slackers who have failed to register. Federal authorities are ex erting every energy to place these men under arrest. Conservative estimates of the number of prosecutions is placed at considerably over 2,000 for Minnesota. Deputy United States Marshal McQuire has arrested Rhine hold Zutz at Mankato, charging him with preventing his two sons from registering. GOVERNOR RE-APPOINTS H0UK Retains Commissioner of Labor for Two More Years. St. Paul.—Governor Burnquist has re-appointed William F. Houk, com missioner of labor. The appointment is for two years. Houk was first ap pointed by Governor Eberhart in 1911 and has served continuously since. He is a native of Michigan, where he was born in 1861. He became a mem ber of the Typographical union in 1883, and removed to Minnesota in 1887. He first inaugurated the efficiency and economy commission, which Governor Burnquist has extended. MUSIC TEACHERS AT WINONA Several Hundred Minnesotans and Winona. Several hundred music teachers from every section of the state, including a large delegation from Minneapolis and St. Paul, have gathered in Winona for a three-days' convention of the Minnesota Music Teachers' association. The musical talent of the state and many of the famous leaders in song and instrumental music outside of Min nesota are here for the teachers' con vention. Chisholm to Have Home Guards. Chisholm. Success in the forma tion of a local company of home guards was assured when 43 men, all American citizens, signed applications for admission to the company. It is believed that a full company of 74 men will be recruited here. Takes Four Times Loan Quota. Pine City. Pine City's contribu tion to the Liberty Loan of $32,250, exceeds its proportion, which ran un der $7,000. Pine City, with a popula tion of about 1,250, also has about 50 men in all branches of the military and naval service. Kills Former Wife and Self. St. Cloud. Leroy Guinn shot and killed his former wife and himself at the farm on which she was living near Eden Valley, according to word which reached officials at St. Cloud. Jeal ous has been suggested as the prob able motive. Auto Tag Supply Exhausted. St. Paul.—The state supply of au tomobile license tags is again exhaust ed, Secretary of State Schmahl an nounces. Special certificates are be ing issued to license applicants to pro tect them against arrest for failure to display licenses. The manufacturer said that unexpected demands for tags and a labor shortage, blamed to en listments, combined to create the tag shortage. More than 27,000 sets of tags have been issued since January 1, according to Mr. Schmahl. ADJUTANT-GENERAL BELIEVED TO FACE HOPELESS TASK REFUSES TO TALK. ALLEGED SHORTAGE $50,000 Governor and Federal Authorities De mand Accounting—Approximately $48,000 of Unpaid Bills Outstand ing Against Militia. St. Paul. What was believed to be a hopeless attempt to find missing property, val ued at between $38,000 and $50,000 and unaccounted for in Minnesota na tional guard records, has been begun by Adjutant General Fred B. Wood, following a conference with Governor Burnquist, Captain W". F. Rhinow, mil itary secretary to the Governor, and Major H. L. Brady, Federal property and disbursing officer, and custodian for the government of Minnesota na tional guard property. Approximately $48,000 of unpaid 1916 bills are outstanding against the guard in addition to the unaccounted military property, it is reported. It is hard to see how General Wood can do much," Major Brady said. "He is short on property and it is up to him to find out where the short ages exist and where the property now is. 'But he does not know where he can find the property and probably no one else does." Demands by Governor Burnquist and the chief of the Federal militia bu reau for an immediate accounting started General Wood in the work of checking over lists. He refused to make any statement. To Act on Draft Exemptions. Names of the men selected by Gov ernor Burnquist to draft Minnesota young men for war service have been sent to President Wilson by Governor Burnquist in whose hands the selec tion was placed. Rumors that mayors of various cities could make recommendations for the exemption boards were given a quietus in an announcement made by Provost Marshal Enoch Crowder in Washing ton that the selecting of the boards lay entirely with the state executives. The lists were sent to Washington in compliance with the draft law which specifies that exemption boards shall be appointed by the President. In a large majority of cases the per sonnel of the boards will be identical with that of the registration boards. All the boards are expected to be ready that exemptions may be consid ered by July 1. The provost marshal said that in the interim he would check up with state executives any protests that may be made against their selections and allow time for ad justments before ti*e lists are an nounced. Urged to Exhibit More Sheep. F. F. Marshall, superintendent of the sheep department of the state fair, urges stock raisers to exhibit more sheep. There will probably be a mar ket established for selling and trading sheep at the fair, he said. "It will be absolutely necessary to increase wool production," Mr. Mar shall explained. "Uniforms, over coats, socks and other articles of army apparel are manufactured from'wool, and the wool supply is low." Home Guard Companies for Range. Seven companies of the Minnesota Home Guard probably will be organ ized in towns on the Mesaba range, according to reports at the Capitol, following the return from that section of Major Oscar Seebach, chief Home Guard organization aide to the State Public Safety Commission. The major refused to make public any plans. To Load Freight Cars to Capacity. The Minnesota Railroad and Ware house Commission has pledged its, full co-operation in a campaign to load all freight cars to capacity, the railroads war board announces. Investigation shows that the aver age car is loaded only to 43 per cent of its capacity. Designated as "The Gopher Gunners." The First Minnesota Field Artillery has been officially designated as "The Gopher Gunners." Colonel George E. Leach, commanding the regiment, an nounced that the men who will man Minnesota's field guns in the present war will be given that name. Humane Society Names Executive. W. W. Bradley of Minneapolis hag been elected executive officer of the Minnesota Society for Prevention of Cruelty at a special meeting of the organization in the Senate retiring room at the Capitol. He will enter on his new duties August 1. Grants Degrees in Clinical Branches. Degreeslto specialists in the clinical branches have been granted for the first time at the University of Minne sota. Dr. Golder L. McWhorter re ceived the degree of doctor of phil osophy in surgery Dr. Henry W. Woltmann, the degree of doctor of sci ence in neurology Dr. Rood Taylor, the degree of doctor of science in pediatrics. President Vincent says these are the first doctors' degrees in clinical branches ever granted any where. These men did most of their tfork at the "TT." "Doans Saved My feife" "I Had Given Up Hope*7 Says Mr. Dent, "But Doan's Kdneyfflls Cared Me Permanently*" "My kidney trouble began with back ache, which ran on about a year," says W. H. Dent, 2213 Reynolds Street, Brunswick, Ga. 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The elevator boy grinned, frowned, scrutinized the man closely and then said in a dignified voice "Oh, I Just came down."—Indianapolis News. A Real Providence. Mr. Younghusband reached home late for dinner. "I got pinched for speeding on the way home," he explained, rather sheepishly. "Have to appear tomor row morning and get 'ten dollars or fifteen days.'" Mrs. Younghusband fervently clap ped two blistered little hands. 'JWhat a Providence!" she cried, devoutly, "You must take the fifteen days, John! The cook has just left I"—Harper's Magazine. Starting at the Top. Barber—Hair getting thin, sir.** Obese Party Thajik goodness I That antifat is beginning to work. A great man is seldom taken at his true value, but lots of others pass cur rent for more than they are worth. PARENTS who love to gratify children's desire for the same articles of food and drink that grown-ups use, find INSTANT POSTUM just the thing. 1 There's a Reason"