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SAVES VOUR TIME AMI VOIIR EVES IXTEK NI II EA R . NO. 27 :». RUSSIANS AND ITALIANS ADVANCE; DIG GDN DDEL IS RAGING ALONG SOMME Artillery la Massed In Thirty-Mile Line of Flame BRUSILOFF IS STILL UNCHECKED Czar’s Armies Have Taken .358,602 Pris oners, Is Claim Ry ED. L KEES. (PtafJ Correspondent f'ni/ed Prets ) LONDON'. An* 16 A ht*sdy ad ▼ance by the Ruslan* and an Ital ian victory aoufh of Gorits, wr-re announln official dispatches from allied capital* today, while an artil lery duel raged over the Anglo- French battle front In Southeastern Galicia, the Ru* etan* are forginy westward and have captured two villages beside* other Austrian position*, the Run slan war ofTlr** announced Only In the north, where stubborn Austro German resistance west of the Zlota LI pa river has checked the exar’s troops, is there any Indication of .* •lackenln* of the Russian advances In 10 weeks of Gen Bruslloffs great offensive the Ru>*iana have taken HSMO2 prisoners and a s-reat amount of booty. i'etrograd an nounced The German war office countered upon the Russian claim of further gains with a statement that Run slan attacks north of the Dniester were completely repulsed In >e*#er day’s ftghtln* I*elayed dispatches from the Austrian war office cover (I'owtlnued nm Page Tea.) They’ll Help Settle Mexican Troubles m JR \ Here are the tnr* e men appoint* •4 by the Mexican de facto govern ment to meet three American com missioner* to adjust dlffen nro* be tween M'-xlco hii4 t he* United Staten. They are (topi Ingcnlero Alberto J. Panl, general manager of the con stitutionalist rallwajra of Mexico; (center! Lula Cabrera, president of delegation. and necretary of finance and public credit, and Ignacio I ton 11 laa, aub-aecretary In charge of min latry of communication* and public avorka. EFFICIENCY ISPREACHED BY HUGHES Handling of Army and Navy Scored By Candidate SPEAKS TODAY IN PORTLAND Seattle and Tacoma Have Warm Welcome For Nominee Hv PERRY ARSOLD. (h'foff Correspondent L'tuted Prtjt ) PORTION’D. Ore. Au* 16 < harles Kvana Hughe* preached hi? doctrine of ’America first and America efficient,” In Oregon today —the state which, despite his pro test from the supreme bench. In structed for him in the primaries. Me was to make at least two sjveeches and members of his party were authority for the statement that he would cite more concrete Instances to support his claim of l*»mocratlc incapacity for efficient *overnmenf. So far the Republican aspirant for president honors has rite 1 Instances to support charges of “payment of political debts at the public ex pense “inclusive” and “wordy” laws In the anil-dumpln* section* of 'he Itenmcratlc tariff law and fail ure of the Wilson administration to live up to the platform pledge of ■•rofertlon of American rlM*en* and their property nbroad. Yesterdn' at Tacoma he added a charge -that It required a Republican emergency currency measure to tide *h# D»>mo raMc part a through the panicky (4 nntlnurvt »n I'mr Twn.l NEW YORK CAR STRIKE AGAIN THREATENS NEW YORK Ailg I*' A icnetvu! of the street cir strike that b»dl\ crippled Nov Yotk’s surface lines last week appc;t»-cf’ certain today unless the \e» York radways retn- Mate 2f» union tnnductor* and motonner. dl-o harre 1 following thr* strike Union ofTl'-tah charged today that •he managing head- of the railways dellveralelv violated tie agreement under which the men it ;urned to work In discharging these men. Kurthetmore, the\ e, unfed Vice* Pre>*td« nt Medley as hr.vlng prom ised betler wag*-* tn men who re frnln from Joining the union HAS ROOM MATES WHO BEAT HIM UP OVER BILL NABBED Marry Johnson, living at No. 129 Victor avo.. Highland Park, sold out ihe furnishings of a hoarding house to his two room mates, Petro ani Aprae Maherian They neglected t" pay their monthly Instalments to Johnson, and he remonstrated with them. Tuesday afternoon As an answer to his pleadings, both heat ‘ hint tip Johnson got a broken nose, a cut head, and battered arm. The brothers were arrested and will he tried in Justice Hendelow's court, Friday, at 9 o'clock. Petro has been let out on ball because of 1 the serious Illness of his wife. ■ THE WEATHER lletrnlt nnd vicinity i %Veit**ei*«l«T night »n.i ThnpeHnt fair, warmer l mmlf rntr «<iathn ratrrlt wlnila. I.nnrr Wlrhlgnni (irirralb fair on IWitnearia) night unit Thnradnv. I IMirr l.nheai l ight tn ninitrratr • nnlhnrat wind* nnd fnlr weather on We<lne«dny night nntl Thnrsdnt. lower l.nkrsi Sfndrrntr nnd vnr- Inhle wlndoi thunder *.h«*wrr« this af ternoon or tnnlgtiti Thnradny fnlr. II Ig heat tempera! are thin date In pnat «* vrnra. «:t In tftl*| lowrat. is In Ikwn TOIMPS TMII’CRITI NM a a. m Tn to a. m T 7 T a. m <M II a. m TANARUS» H n. m ilk ig noon 7I» j f» a. m .* . . 7.1 I p m sj • year ngo today • lllghrat trm gerntnre, *|| Innrat, tM i mean, 71l parti* elood * weather with .A2 Inch nf min. The ann aeta \\ rdOraday nt 7IXI p. m and rlaea Thnradnv nt Rit2 n. m The moon rlaea Wedneadny nt *iA4 p. m. rtlß l.fisn nr 4PPRTITR llorafnrd’a Arid I’hoaphnte j For d!m)nlnbe»l vitality ot deproa -Is('*n A wholeaotne tonic; refreshing and invigorating.—Adv. DETROIT TIMES WILL HE MAKE THE SWITCH? LAY BOAT COLLISION TO PILOT Topeka Crew Declares Christopher Helms man to Blame FEDERAL PROBE IS UNDER WAY Pet Dog That Sounded Alarm Believed Ix>st Members of the crew on the wood en steamer Topeka, which was sunk off Mullen’s coal dock at Sandwich, at 2 20 o'clock Tuesday morning, when rammed by the steel steamer Christopher, make the charge that the collision was due to the man at the steering wheel on the Christo pher Second Mate R. H Brownell, brother of ( apt Stephen Brownell, of the Topeka, said, Wednesday, in the office of Cnlted States inspector of steamships, that It was apparent to him that the pilot on the Christo pher must have put the wheel to starboard Instead of port, causing the Christopher to sheer suddenly snd crssh Its bow Into the port side ir*ntlna*4 nn r*(* Two.) NO NEWS FROM DEUTSCHLAND Has Been 14 Day* At Sea; Took 16 to Cross From Germany BERLIN, Aug 16—The German merchant aubmarlne Iteutschland has not been heard from since she cleared Ihe Virginia capes on the night of Aug 2. the United Press lesrned from reliable marine sources today. Sixteen days were required for the Deutschland to cross the Atlan tic on her trip to Baltimore. Part of that time she spent In dodging hostile warships. Actually she could have made the voyage In much shorter time. The fact that 14 days have elapsed and she has not been heard from In dicates that she has been compelled to take a roundabout course on tha I return slso to avoid Brltlah and 1 French wsrshlps. If she has not met with a mishap The Deutschland Is equipped with a high power wlre i less apparatus, but probably would not communicate with a German station while In British waters, fear ing detection sod pursuit. W*y»# Wleerwt nari Tnrklafc Math* I for men and women. Open all night •—Adv. MOTHERS BESIEGE PROBERS White Slave Investiga tion Brings Letters Seeking Ix>st Girls CODE USED BY EXPLOITERS Y r ictim Known As “Box Cigars” In “Busi ness” Messages NEW YORK. Au* 16.- A girl was a "blx cigars” In the code language used by the New York vice trust In white slave operations, Assistant District Attorney Smith, directing the grand Jury Investigation of white slavery, learned from Yushe Rot win. “white slave king.” today. When the proirUtu. of a resort bought anew pirl, she asked Botwin to send her "a box of cigarp ' This code expression was used. Botwin explained, to guard against detec tion The grand Jury will return at least one Indictment today, the as slstant district attorney said Mean <* onllnii.il on rune Tmi.l Windsor Entries For Thursday I • First R*r«—Purs* JAUD, for *ll «g»». selling; six furlong* Moss FOX, 107. xGood Shot. 106. Corn Broom. i*l, Armine tit, xl,**t Spark. 107. MrPrtd* 10*. prH.vrn, 107 Ga rlsh Run. 1 Z 4. Dorothy Cnrlln. 10* Serond Bare—Purs* I*oo 5 year olds; five and a half furlong*, sell- Ing Dr. Prather. 107. xl'nre. >9. The Baronnesa, 109; Honey Rhurk. l fl 4. Javne. 107; Private, 109. Gold Bond, 104 Minnie Behrena, 101 Dyson. 107, Mah. 104, Common***, 107 Prln< *** Fay, 99. Al*n eligible to start. Durh e*a of I .(swell, 104. Third Rare Terum**h handicap; purs* li.ooo 9->esr-ol<l* and up on* and one--%xteenth* mile t’hrtstle, 107, Aldebaron 104. Igidv *'urx-n. 106 Thornhill, 119. Klet.iirne. 107. Mr- A-ton, 107; All Smile*. 10* Fourth Ra«e -Ontario pur*e, 9 li oo addevl. 9-year-old* and up one mile Rancher. 109. .lane Stralth, 99, Slip, shod, si. Milestone, 9* Plf It 101; Prince fterml*. ins, Jack O'lVowd. 94. Venetta. 104 Fifth Race Purse 9*oo, ; vear-r.ld mite*; selling R furlong* PrtsctU* Mullen. 10b. Vrult Fake, 107, Faster Lily. 111; Kathr>n Gray, ll*. Menu* mont latdy, 101. Igtng Distance. 107, R«»phla Gatewood. 11l <!r»at Dolly, 109. Matin. 110. Bright Sands 10* Sybil. 109. Blue Grass Belle. 10R Also eligible- Moll* 101 Sixth Race Purse 9*°o, 1-vear-olds and up. selling. flv* and "nr half fur long* Between I's 112. Kootenay, 109; Korfage. 112 to.- I’ nn 109 Dt mltrt 111 Bar* and Star* 11*. As trologer 11R. \Mar* Da**lrl\ 110, Outlook 10", Pontefract too Wands Pltser, 110. xSand* of Pleasure I*7 Also eligible xMirtln «”asc* 107; Tush Tush. 99. Souvenir. 9* Pierrot. 104 xTlaJen. 107 Seventh Race Purse 9*oo 1 \ ear olds and ur> selling ml# and a *lx teentb xfntury. x Ben Guinea. 109; First Star. 'oi xßatwa 94; x Prime Mover 10 7 xPrlvet Petal, 10*. Becker B 11, 107. Orotund. Htl: Waterproof, 104, Bab) Lynch .05, Jawbone. 10R xFlve pound apprentice allowance 1 claimed. Weather clear, track fast. WEDNESDAY, AUG US T 16, 1916. KENT DAYS WORK HARD: SEEVJCJORY Grand Rapids Attorney Reports Prohibition Cause Gaining CHURCHES GIVE VALUABLE HELP 2,000 Majority Best Sa loon Men Expect Now “If the people of Kent county dis play the same fighting spirit i.nd determination up to the very dose of the campaign as thpy are now doing. there will be a dry majority polled.” said (\ Roy Matten. a Grand Rapids atiomey, who .* on the ex ecutlve committee of the Kent County United Dry Campaign league and who spent Wednesday In De troit. "We are so thoroughly organized.” said Mr Matten. “that the dry lead ere claim that a vote tfcday would result In an even break. In fact, all the majority wet leaders predict is a bare 2,000 The churches of Grand Rapids are almost unanimously cr> operating with us Many of the churches that did not participate In the local option campaign of 1910 are now giving us their heartiest support. Especially may I say this of the Episcopal and the Holland churches And not only are the leading business men hut some of the most prominent labor leaders are supporting the movement "We have enrolled a number of special features on our campaign program. Special street meetings are held from automobtlef and young men’s glee clubs of SO voices have been organized to assist our work. "Jason E. Hammond, formerly su perintendent of public instruction, has recently taken charge of our campaign as manager, and is prov ing highly capahle and efficient.’’ THIRD CASE OF CHILD PLAGUE NEAR ADRIAN ADR i AN. Mien., Aug 16 -The third rare of InfanGle paralysis Within the past few davs wits re ported In this vtrir.ity yesterday, th victim i»elng Hugh Price, aged 14, of Morgan Park. Illinois, who Is •pending the sutnmej n-'ar Weston, Mich TTie -ase Is a mild one. and the two r nses in this eltv are not considered serious Vote for ALDRICH BAXTFR Fine rsoerd m assistant prosecutor for POLICE JUSTICE. _ Ad v RAILROAD DEADLOCK STILL HOLDS AS 600 ONIOH LEADERS PREPARE FOR ANOTHER COHFERERCE WITH WILSON Boozeless Seven Months , Seattle Has the Greatest Boom In City *s History Prom a Staff Corriipondtnt. SEATTLE, Wash., Aug 16. Be attie, the largest dry city In the United States, ha* been on the wa ter wagon for more than seven months. Prohibition did not send Seattle to the eternal bow-wows, as many prophesied, but It did bring to the city unusual conditions, exciting 4,000 GIRL STRIKERS STAND FIRM Demand Shorter Hours, More Pay and Recog nition of Union DETERMINED NOT TO GIVE IN Hold Meetings Daily to Keep Their Spirits Cheered Four thousand Detroit cigarmak ers, nearly all young girls, striking for higher w ages. shorter hour*, and un nntEing of the shop, are bolding dally meetings In the Po lish hall on Forest-ave.f near Chene «t. They represent the workers from is non union factories. Wed nesday morning a Tinv-s reporter attended the meeting and talked with dozens of the girls who range In age from 13 to 20 years, the aver age being about 1 «>. Mthough the strike began June 23, when the girls from plant No. i of in l ilies Tobacco Ho. walked out. the girls are all cheerful anl have no idea of giving up. A ur* if clapping of hands greeted tlie entrance of a pretty young Po lish girl, Anna Swlezkpownka. who Is tbe h ading spirit among the strikers nnd who has voluntarily ac companied the giil- to jail when l they w ert arrested os peace dls , turbots, though guiltless of offense. This ir Anna’s story corioboratesl by ofltor girls and it taJllor exactly with the rest of the information :gathered. "The labor laws of Michigan pro vide that no womar rhall work more lhan 54 hourt a week, hut we girls work fron, lo to 11 hours a day and are alwavs being speeded up. We often have but 10 minutes to eat our lunch and many girls eat (Coatlnoed »n l'«ir Tirol. judge Recommends Hot Baths to Cure Ills of Wedlock i Judge Van Zlle enjoined hot bath* ns measures of reconciliation for jangling married couples in hearing a divorce cane, Wednesday morning All that la neceaaary after a quar- , rel, la to Immeree one'* aelf In a hot tub. according to the instruc- i flona of the Jurist, who seemed to j think that if this method were gen orally followed, the number of dl ' rorce oases would decrease Hla remedy waa suggested after he had listened to an account of the I troubles of Louisa Horst man and j her husband. John. Two weeks aft | ! er they were married In 1904, they j began to dispute over money mnt- , ters. “Married couples are too prone to , consider quarreling thrlr Inallena j hie right, and to get off In a corner and fume” said the Judge. "They should take a good hot bath and they would feel better." i He save Mrs. Horstnmn a decree on the strength of her allegations j of her husband's Jealousy. MOTHER OF THREE TAKES OWN LIFE ANN Altlion Mich., All* 1« Mrs Nina It Mill', 22, mother of ttvee null children, committed ni< !Ii dtitinc the night by cutting her th'out with a raior. Despond ency it, believed to have earned the deed. * LAST EDITION fray* with bootleggers, drug stores wrecked by the "Ax squad." and the unheard of Idea of arresting re*i>eca ble citizens because they kept cel lars filled with booze. Casting up results after sevpn months, Interesting facts are shown. Business has not been hurt. Bank clearings have Increased. Collec « onllnarit on !*«■<- Tso.l BRITAIN WILL AVENGEFRYATT Asquith Intimates Berlin Will Be Ostracised After War LONDON, Aug If.—England may not resume diplomatic relations with Germany after the end of the wrar uutil Germany makes full reparation for the execution of Capt. Fr.vatt and similar alleged outrages, Premier Asquith intimated In the house of conimona this afternoon. CANDIDATES AT TALKING BEE Many prominent Republicans among city and county officials left on the steamer Tashmoo for a De troit Republican club excursion to Tashmoo park. Wednesday morning. Mayor Marx expected to get to Tashmoo on the Cllppert yacht later In the day, being unable to get away at 9 o’clock when the party left. The excursion hi a talking bee for Republican candidates, and some 40 are expected to deliver ad dresses. SAY STRIKERS BARRED AID FROM BURNING PLANT LASALLE. 111., Aug. 16.—Fire early today destroved the store house and shipping building of the Tcrman-Amerlcan Portland Cement Ho., with a 1125,000 loss. The po lice charge that striking workmen from the plant attempted to prevent firemen from reaching the plant. Prln'lnt—»!if plain nrnf kind—.(hut la rtakl—T dim Job Oepf.—Main tSZO Cabinet Officer Learns How to Shoot ' m- —■ Jwr mmm >ac j i' a , i t y* *> ♦. j %c : mErM£m m- ar * •***■*« twurtr, mu k *. j mn **->’■ tner xrru Trtfs’* Obs M£ IHT£K*QAL Franklin K lame. secretary of u>« interior, believes in being person ally prepared. He has taken rifle pmrtire very often on the rifle range at Wlnthrnp. Md., where he has been taughl by army officers. When he is on the range he slips into a pair of overalls, like others who take an inlerekfc In the practica. . ONE CENT. Overtime Question Is Big Obstacle To An Agreement ROADS WOULD TRY EIGHT-HOUR DAY President Will Exert Every Effort to Per suade Men NTTW \ORK, Aug. 16.—The prob lem of averting a railroad strike that would paralyse the traffic of the country still rests with Presi dent Wilson. The 600 district chairmen of the big four brotherhoods representing the 400,000 trainmen today accept ed the president's Invitation to con fer with him In Washington tomor row. No other decision was reached at their meeting here, however, and the situation continues deadlocked. The committee chairmen left for Washington thla afternoon with W. S. Carter, head of the firemen's brotherhood, with their demands for an eight-hoar day and time and a half overtime unamended and backed up by a vote to strike if they are refused. Carter regarded the situation m serious as at the opening of the negotiations, but said there was still "room for hope." He explained that only the chairmen had the power to agree to a compromise such as was suggested by President Wilson with the railroads granting the eight-hour day for a time under the preaent system of overtime, ftor this reason the presence of the ltd (fsallsMS mm p M , Twe.) JAGOW DENIES GERMANS SOUGHT >~v ,*r DANISH INDIES BERLIN, (via wireless to Sayv ▼llle, L. I.), Aug. 16. —Foreign Sec retary von Jagow today flatly de nied that Germany ever had any de signs on the Danish West Indies, in commenting on English reports that It was fear that Germany would buv the Islands as the first step In an assault on the Monroe doctrine that inspired the United States to nego tiate for their purchase. "1 only know of these reports through the newspapers." said the foreign secretary. "But of one thing I am absolutely certain, that is that Germany Is antagonistic to nobody and has no Intention of disturbing the sovereign rights of any power In that part of the world."