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17 Indicted Here On Draft Charges
Detroit's Largest Newspaper
I ess the Cntit—No Questionable Ads. or News.
Less the I nfair—No Ads. at Cut Rates.
Lass the l nessential—No Padding.
SKVKNI KKN 1 II YKA K . NO. 222.
49 NOW BELIEVED DEAD L
FOURTH AIR RAID ON LONDON
CHEERING, WEEPING THRONG GREETS
PERSHING AT BOULOGNE WHARVES;
PARIS PLANS SPLENDID RECEPTION
Wildest Enthusiasm Is
Stirred By of
Yankee Khaki
TOMMIES, POILUS,
AMERICANS MIX
“United States Will Do
Its Full Share,”
Says Leader
PARIS. June 13.—A Pari*
frantic with enthusiasm. streets
mased with throngs waving the
American and French flags
Qreeted Maj. Gen John J. Perth
irg and his sta*f here at 6:30
this evening.
Marshal Joffre,
Viviem, Min'Ster of War Pan.
leve, American Ambasador
Sha-p and a score of other dig
nitaries greeted the American
commander and his officer* at
the Gare du Nord.
It was conservatively estlmat
ed that 100,000 persons thronged
the streets along the route of
the parade to cher Pershmg.
WASHINGTON, June 13
General Pernhmg will operate
under General Petain, the
French generalissimo. and not
under the British commander.
What portion of the French
front the American contingent
will take un will not be known
for some time.
hv wit. urn p forrest.
' Ft ifT Pres*
DOFLOGNE, France, June 13
Checrim: thousands. som» mnTfd to
tear*, welcomed to French anil to
day the commander in < hi*-f of the
army which America la to send to
Join France in making the world
*af*‘ for democracy
The tall, soldierly appearing fgure
*>f MaJ Gen John J. Pershing,
garbed in the business like khaki of
the American army. t»a> acclaimed
as France has seldom acclaimed an
other In all her history Krentled
crowd.- pack'd the street* to shout
their Joy and wave the tri color of
France with th< same three colors
of the Star Spangled Pinner.
Pershing arrived at !> ♦»> this
morning. He had made a quick and
an uneventful trip from England
France has been waiting eagerly for
him to step on her soli The tr*
mention * recent ion accorded here to
the American commander will not
he a mark»r to that Paris l« pre
paring for f* o'clock this evening
when Per hing anti his staff arrive
at the Oare dti Nord
Pershing wa derplv moved bv
the greeting h# received
"I consider this tine of the most
Important moments in \merlctyf
history',** he said “f>ur arrival on
French soil, r<m tjtutlnc s« we do
the advance guard of an American
army, makes us realir.e to the full
est the Importance of America’s par
tldpaflon In the war
“Our reception has moved us most
deeply | can only reaffirm that
America has entered the wnr with
the intention of performing her full
share however great or small, the
future will dictate Our allies can
depend upon that absolutely."
French government officials fonm
ally welcomed Pershing and his
staff In the name of the nation and
the Americans were taken to a spe
rial train enroute for Pahs
There were Mrltish Tommies there
to welcome their new brothers in
arms, and French potlus as well
Hundreds of handshakings and cm
bracks marked the meeting of the
representatives of three great ar
ml*'.** now pledged to a common
purpose.
The crowds thrilled at the spec
acle of the khaki and blue of
«roups of three as they marched
arm In arm
The Americana were trying out
'h»»ir kYench. or swapping slang
with the Tommies and the Poilus
were proudly exhibiting their Kng
!'h words in return while the Brit
>hers tried to compress into a few
minutes conversation some of th*
■•'•tin* lore they had learned at
he front It was hard w’ork for
the American non corns to lem e
'heir new found friends and board
'he train.
The British Tommies were part
of those aboard several big British
roop ships discharging their hu
on cargoes at the time the Amer
nns arrived
Boulogne's harbor was alive e*rh
'he morning awaiting the arrlvnl
'he American general and his
'■iff The first notice that he was
■rivinc came wi'h the roar of sa
< *■ fmm French patrol boats in
'h* outer harbor. Then the British
<>op shi| i hastily shifted their an
hi race to allow the hoar with its
•‘II Import inr. cargo to dock at the
.rite ;pal wharf
Then i hug*- American flag was
flung to the breeze from the topmost
p irt the landing stage, while on
f! • dor k Itself a brilliant, colorful
•eni l\ awaited, cheering so that
’heir Welcome must have been
h* ;trd far out over the w-aters as
he boat slowly nosed her way he
’w< en th* whittle shrieking and gun
irking craft :n the harbor.
f>n the dock were British, l-Yench
md Belgian officers, formally drawn
up In rigid salute as General Persh
ing first put his foot on FYcneh soil
ami gave evidence in the flesh of
America’s determination to fight.
H'-nc Besnard. under secretary of
war was the governmental repre
sentative at this notable scene. He
iHived fri ni Paris barely in tln.e
'o scurr, to the dock nnd shake
band? with th> American command
er as he stepped ashore,
A small Freni h boy, who edged
forward in the crowds that greeted
th*- American general was noticed
b. Pershing He wanted something
and Pershing wanted to know what
it was He came forward and shyly
•honk bends with the big smiling
■'merlean and then asked hltn to
sign an autograph album proudly
displaying the signatures which he
had already obtained in It v from
Marshal Joffre and Field Marshal
Haig General Pershing 'stopped
right there and signed the hook
At Paris, it was announced today
Pershing will make his headquarters
in th*’ Hotel (’rlllon until he selects
staff quaitcrs at the French front.
RACES
Devonshire Results
c.
f-'tra» race Selims. purar |TOO. 2-
v»nr old*, I', f• ir 1■ • nk-n African Ar
f». ll', <* laver» I • 'O. |1 io. |? 4*V
*»n, Sinirritv, inn, iHiltoni $l7O,
f n are ond W»Ufr l»ant, ICS,
Ii \|n|rp w nrt h > |2 7fl. third. Time— Rft
Clarice Ituth, Mar flaby. |,lt
*le MArmr-f. !,nnt*rn al*«> ran
rhitll Its*l•< »»cv Inhnaon (ftlltoni
I 7*l, 14 2'* ai»*l won, iiari
illhuii-h s'»Art and s<! SO, second.
Pontefiart (linmlnli'k >, |f. |rt, third
inniex oak lev c*rl lloherta. Itufh Ra
ther, <*lnmsy Kate. Hoht. Mantel. Alfa
ft O.a Milton llnhlea, Ingot, Kleanor
alao ran.
- -♦*.
Ih Much Black, of the Genera!
Theolnprirnl seminary, Is to he the
orator Oxtay at the eighty fnnrth
commencement eierclses of Oherlln
college. \
Print In*—(he plain neal kind—4 hut
la right—TlMra Job Dept.—Mala 4030.
DETROIT fl£S
BILL AIMS
NEW BLOW
BOOZE
Would Give Wilson
Ritfht to Stop Pro
duction Any Time
WASHINGTON. J in* 13 A dras
tlr "food conservation" bill prohib
atlng the use of nny non perishabb
food products in the manufacture of
malt, spirituous or vinuous liquors
during the war. wan agreed to b\
»he senate agrtcult are committei
today
At the same time It was voted bv
a large majority to empower the
president “at such time as he may
deem it essential to conserve tile
food or feed supplies of the country,
to restrict or prohibit the use of
perishable food or food products In
the manufacture of intoxicants of
anv kind ”
A further provision empowers the
president to commandeer any or all
spirits In bond when they are need
ed to meet government require
ments for munitions manufacture
And military and hospital supplies
The bill will be reported to con
stress as a war emergency measure,
in addition to the jfood production
and food control hills already
drafted
If passed by congress It will pre
vent further manufacture of dis
tilled spirits, wines and beers of
All kinds for beverage purpo es
Owing to the fact fhnt it i« hound
to precipitate a violent fight on the
floor of both houses it v.is decided
to make If a separate “food ennser
vation" bill, thus eliminating danger
of Its Moeklnr passage of the food
control bill which the president
wishes passed as quickly ns po»
slide.
BANDITS ATTACK
BORDER PATROL
Cavalry Patrol, Outnumbered,
Is Forced to Retire Before
Mexicans
Kl, PASO, Tex., Juno 13.—Forty
Mexican bandits crossed the border
early today at Ysleta Ford, ls» miiea
east of here and attacked a patrol
squad of the Eighth cavalry under
Srrgt Mcltorie.
The American*. greatly outnum
bered, were forced to retreat, after
returning the fire of th» Mexicans
The bandits followed into Ameri
ran territory
FIFTEEN KILLED
IN TORNADO
('HILLICOTHK. Mo . June Ia)
Meager reports from An ton vi lie and
Mercer, Mo, received tbi< morning
indicate that probably is persons
were killed in a tornado that swept
those towns last night The Chicago
♦ Alton railroad offices have re
coived reports that Trenton, Mo.,
also was In the track of the twister.
Prtntlnn—tW plain nrat kind—that
la rl*M—Timet Joh Dept,—Wain 4AM.
Wi;I) N ESDAY, J l N 1 1 . 19 17.
Tigers Open Game
With Two Runs; Ty
Cobb Starts Parade
Inning— 1 23456789
Det. .2000
Phil. .002
SHIBE PARK. PHILADELPHIA.
June 13.- Drubs was Jennings'
• hole© for hnrlcr in today's game.
Noyes slabbed for the Athletics.
llrtniit. Athletic*.
Illioll. MM. VI Itt. MM.
> iMititt. 2li Strunk, if.
I ebb, rs. Iloitlr, |ti.
A cm-h. If. ItiitcM, Rk.
Ili-lliiinn. rs. \l . .lohitMon, If.
IliirtiM, Ik ti’lmii*, r,
A Itt, Ilk (.norli, rs.
vtiiniiue. r. I awry. 2b.
IlniiMM. p. \n*«*M. |».
I mplrrM—Evans nnd Morlnrty.
A tlrndmirf ■ S.ttUO.
First Innimr.
DETROIT Mush MU'.I to Johnson
V mine got an infield hit Cohh doubt* <1
into right Yi unsr rams all the wa\
i>, mr when Gooch rumbled th> bail
nml Cobb »*nt to third baae %'<•*■ I.
i in. sacrifice fly t<> Strunk *.••••?. •:
("nhh easily. Heilman singled to r« n
nr Hums fouled to Srhang Tw.
i iirir two hits, one error.
I*ll TLA DELPHI \ Witt filed »•
V* art haunt threw out Strun'.
'Burns w.ta under Itmlle'i foul fly. N
r in. no hit. n ■ err or
LOAN NEARING
$2, 000,000,000
rotal Subscriptions Now sl,
H5S.000.000: New York
Oversubscribed
WASHINGTON. June 13.—Com
plete official figures fiom the trra?
urv department this afternoon place'
the total l.il>« ity loan eubacrlption'-
at sl. t*r*B,ooo,ooo, apportions anions
the ft deial rt serve districts as fol
low s New York STr»S,OtIO,ftOO Itos
ton $l61.OO0.0t>(>; Philadelphia IS3
000,000; Richmond $55,000,. o At
lanfa $28,000,000; Chicago SIM.OoO,
000. Cleveland $153,000,000; S’
I.oui $47,000,000; Minneapolis
000,000, Kansas City $55,©00,000
Ha Has $29,000,000; San Pram ls«
$52,000,000. The New York federal
reserve district is th»■ «>n 1 > nn<
which on r subscribed it ju<> i
which was $50«mioO,000.
\ million dollars’ worth of horns
drums and other instruments wil
he required for the military, band
of I’nele Sam's new army.
AMERICAN LEAGUE.
first oamk
ci* .land t ? ft a ft : •
Washington ft r. A i ft
Batteries Cnveleskie and ()'V<:!t
Haltln and H**nf>. empire* tune. a
and Owens.
FIRST <,.\MK
St I*< uI * ...Atl ft 0 ft A ft ft ft ft “ ft
Heaton 1 • I o ft ft A ft | \ i '
Matt®ri»s Havenport and S*v- and
Ruth ntxl Thomas 1 rnptrcs M > >r
miek and Connolly
•'ll" eland
Wa«htn*|on
« c. ONM «F\VH*
Chicago . . . ft ft
N " York ft ft
llgtterl-'*' Russel) ate! tiatk Cut
F>p and Nunamakei in pires Sal
tin, • > l<<>ughim Hildebrand
SF Cl 1M » i 1 \ M F
-t lyula • ft
Hostnn . 2
Pgtt**rie« Sofhori’n and Revers'd
Ma nd TANARUS! j fmplr* a Cryiitr.l
ly and M*-C,urni'k, '
NATION AI. M:\GI\E.
rtoston in chieago,' rain
New Volk . It J
Pittsburgh . . . .
Flatteries Vndersnn and Rar'den
Grimes anil Fla> h>'r. empires Rig
ler and t,»rth
Prookr. n tn St Ts-tila. rain
Phtlade lphla (t
Cincinnati
Patterns Alexander and Ktlllfer
Reagan an»l Win go. t mpirea llar
rlaon afttl O Day.
Second Inniiur.
DETROIT Vitt was out. Un-rv to
Po-J.e Stapaip. got a single on i
Ig r un !• r that Bate* knocked down
I tit e..uid nor. held. Dans* hit tnto a
douh!. |da>. Niiyin to Wnt to B-'die.
N< run. one hit. no -rror.
EH l l,.\ 11 EI.EMI A I-atip threw out.
Rate*. t'obh waa under Johnson's flv.
Sehnnn singled to eent«-r Heilman
hit no error.
Third Inning
DETRLIT -l‘.-»h <lr.*w a pass.
SXPWS VhWd Srhang "Vo
!nt*s. C*»bb wtikH. \\ Itt threw out
Wmh. No run. in* hit r ■ «*rr» r
I MII.AD: : I’H 1 \ Uwr-e lined to
Mush. N* v* s walked » n ur plt* h« «J
Voting Mr tin K walked P*
•VmhlM to ritfht fleM. ncorin* XVttt
Fourth Inninir.
r>FTHOTT M*»ilman walkrrt Burnt
I sacrificed. Hate 1 - - , p. do Vitt was
lout, I.awrv t lliitli>- IP ilrnan going
third Stans*. • »< k out. No
run, no htt, no error.
U-BOATS SINK 22
SHIPS IN WEEK
LONDON. June 13. The week's
shipping losses thru the submarine,
warfare, as officially announced late
today, showed 2.2 vessels, of more
than 1 .<>oo tons sunk and ten under
that tonnage.
Twenty three ships were unsuc
cessfully attacked hy the German
I ‘-boats.
CUTTER SI NK
IN COLLISION
SAN FBANUISCO Jun* LI Tho
I’. S coa.xl Kuurd i-utfi'r M<'C'illo<h
'va.H punk h> Ui*> Uaoiflr Stiatnshlp
- ompany’s Htrajnor U< vi m<>r in a
■lllslon off i’li"'? An-ii-/ i» *■ trly to
day, norordirk to a wirtdoaH rorHv
od h* r«* nhnrtly noon
Tho MoCnliorh’s rri'W wan tak* n
■ °* Pp'oro C • ' • '• ! \\ >nt down and
tJirri wrr*' no Pt«.-U’altif , s Ih tails
havp not >*** orn r r,, 'ivvd.
PRINTERS HUV
550.000 WORTH OF
LIBERTY BONDS
INDIANA!’*)’ !S. Inti., ' n. i:t
Tbr lntcrnail na< '!'■ p* raplitt’al
’rion ha«* ftjl yt'r’hrd .♦ 10.000 r>f it
fmdf toward thf* I.iirrty loin. It
van 'inrtounrrd at headquarter-* h»rr
today.
THE WEATHER
Ortn»H mil » Irlntt.i \t rilnr.ilnr
n!« hi, iin*«• t*• i |ir<>lnit>l • tHoiirr.
"ml riwili‘i‘l Ikrtr.itiii, fnlr nml «-,n»l
rri mnilrmtr to fre.li •'"ithnr.t Ti»
Mf.t *.|B|l..
I M'rr tllrhlsnii: I*n r- 1 t * mrri'n.l
In |iru!iHtili «konrr< In rn.t nml
I'rnlfnl |,«ir(tnn. lohlieM l cnolrr In
n'Klili Vfcur.it.« . |n|r Hint roolf f In
• «m* hr n.f portion.
I PMT l.nfc«-.| I r* »li iif*l nlnil. nn
'■p.rmr » lit MN'hlunn miH fre.h
«. • 11l .hlf t Ini; In i.r.l wlniU on ll»»r
--nui P'trfitk oyrrrttil \\ night
r»/n< I hiirtiUi, 'ric »pt «ho%« rr« nnt|
ihm«t(| f* i* xlnrtii'. (otilkHl on Huron
l<fWt? InUf a; I ry**h «nt|t I. whiff
•*K so wr%| «vlnd« u Ivh rr« miH
fh’in # ff*r Metlti* rtlnttil ri» n I h ( nml
TlitrtUnr
t»;mh:h \ ri i«i *
ft ft* m . fftl |«l n, m 77
7 n. nt II ft. m , , 711
H n. m 7'2 I'£ noon HI
11 n. m 71 f p. w h|
• tl*k »l lrmi>»niliirf (hi. ilritr in
••*» l>n«( If imr*. v. In I*o3 l Innr.t,
12 In |n?.Y
Ons Jf»f nan tml.i I lllclir.t Irm
l**rnlur*. **l i loiirM. IMi mrnn, 7l>»
purity rlondj nr»ik»r.
INJURED TOTAL ZOO; BOMB DROPPED
ON SCOOOL KILLSIO, WOUNDS SO SMALL
COILDREN; ONE INVADER SHOT DOWN
17 INDICTED
BY FEDERAL
GRAND JURY
11 Draft Foes and Six
Slackers Named In
True Bill
Late Wednesday afternoon
the federal grand Jury returned
six indictments against slack
ers, making 17 indictments for
the day's total The 11 indicted
earlier in the afternoon were
accused of conspiracy, while the
other six were simply indicted
for refusal to reg ster for con
scription. Milton V. Breitmay
er, an artist, well known In De
troit, was one of those against
whom a true bill was found.
The others are Max Goldfarb,
Mix Silverman, Isaac Karasick,
Moses Vigdorchick and Elias
Tamarkin.
The federal grand Jury on Wed
n* d;i\ found indictments by the
wholesale against anti-conscription
ists In tlie flt<u hatch of Indict
tm-nts handed down there are 11
tneti a ecu st I of conspiracy against
fb< I’nlt*d Stall/ government. The
I" nalty for this offense is two yean
■n pri-on and a heavy fine. Os Ihe
tl nine are already under arrest
. nd the others will be ;ak'*n into
eilf.rod) at once
Th*’ first group of those Indicted
for conMdracy m violation of th**
criminal cod* includes Herman Ober
l\. Samuel M Parker, Arnold Fuhr
er, Max A U'nvman and Philip
Fhati- In their case it is charged
that they did "unlawfullv, wilfully.
Knowingly, (otrur-tlv and feloniously
<on pj.*. combine, confederate and
agree to tinmnll an offense, against
Hu 1 *nit»*<! Slates in violation of the
penal cod*’ in Hint they did abet,
ruun.-el. command an<l induce male
per >ns h'-t w • i*n the ages of 21 ar.d
.10 t.» refuse to register.”
The offence charged against these
e* n is that they distributed copies
< the "Michigan Socialist” contain
ing advertising matter of the an»i
dr f meeting in Arcadia on June 3
and 1 1* < containing articles Rdvis
ing tn< n no to register fine of the
* r'kl* <’ up! lined of appeared un
*er ih>' < iption, '‘‘Will you cringe
.'K 1 coward or stand up like a
Vaihnl T< Welch. Ma'irice Sugar.
Samuel 1.. Diamond, I*udwig Pnlr.
rind two others who have not vet
' r« t - ' ] ar* indicted on the
*li r. n' conspiracy in publishing
; <• articl* complained of.
The 1 mu' of every man in Detroit
wbo failed to register for con sc rip
*
•i we* k ago. will he considered by
I he federal grand Jury, even if he
has registered since.
Tb announcement was made hv
/ixJtriet Attornex John K. Kinnane
'\\i dm -nay mornlpg. Veanwhii' th*
■ V < •1 * 1 geing ahead and ->n.
V 'U’U: the > f.e k -r \\\l\* n a mm
is .trr> sted he p forced to reg ,j, ter
and then his case is given to the
■rand Jury As explained hy Mr
Klnnanc, a man wins no asaurance
of I* niem v by registering voluntar
il\ now f If he has a good excuse
that excise may operate as an cx
f* n luting circumstance.
Th* various axctigoe will bo con
sidered hy the grand jury, and it is
regarded as certain that where a
'man deliberately violated the law
he will be indicted.
The cards of all of . those who
have registered since regular
registration day are kept separate
Already several hundred of them
have been banded over to the grand
jury.
TWO SHIPS
TORPEDOED;
199 10ST
French Liner and Brit
ish Steamer Are
Sunk
PARIS, June 13. — One hundred
and ninety-nine persons are missing
out of 550 passengers aboard the
French steamer Sequana, torpeedoed
and sunk in (he Atlantic, it was an
nounced today. Some of those miss
ing are Senegalese.
NEW YORK. June 13 The Ley
land line steel steamer Anglian has
been torpedoed and sunk In Euro
pean waters according to a ohblo
received by the International Mer
cantile Marine today.
The Anglian was built In 190fi;
was 32*i feet long, of 5,532 tons
She traveled between Boston and
Liverpool.
NOTORIOUS
CONVICT DIES
i The lone: criminal record of Rich
' ard Huntley, a liar Kd ward Huntley,
I war officially closed Tuesday when
'the words, "Ided in Iviroit City Re
celvlng hospital Sunday. June 10.
1917, '* were entered In the hig book
,at police headquarters
Huntley, In August, 1892. with rev
| eral other convicts in Jackson pri -
on attempted to esiape Two of
the convicts were shot dead by
guards and Huntley was shot in
the hip
Huntley had been sentenced to
20 years in Jackson prison for bur
a residence tn fDetroit, in
188* Huntley was ;,<*er -••n’eneed
to Ift ‘extra years for plotting the
i death of the warden
i He wa- paroled In 1903 and re-
I turned to Jackson In 1 f»OS for viola
I tjnn of the parole He was paroled
again in 1907 and In 1911 he was
sentenced to five years for grand
larceny, and after serving several
months In Jackson he s ,tr-inc
ferred to Marquette prison to finish
his term
He was found unconscious snnda>
morning in an alley n*ar C,rand
R;v* rave, nnd J >iies -- tY>r«>n< r
,Urfhaeher, who investigated the
case, says death was caused from j
heart trouble The lx*dy «i|{ i,.>
'timed over to relatives in Oak
fir ve. Mich
\ * * r\> j
Jt *r won Kt %
R-Mlrd 1 ' i ' k \ stvd fU K iim of
,imui ■ffi'-nf* t’nit'r • vrr i ip»n
dally t«fTer«f‘U At br idgr. one
t>r*cr admits veu to alt Adv,
t rm thirs'i t|i kv hi r
tlorafnnt’< \<*ld I'lio.iiNnir
A ,tmm>i'onfof in it r ; «<, < f w*t#r,
w'tha ds«ti of s'laar, r*li*v->s ev «s
Ivr thirst. >-"npertt»r to lem<-na Try It
Adv.
I’rtntln* — tk* Alain urn hind—that
U rl«ht—Tiara iak llaft, — Mala «Aaa.
RIGHT
IN’ D l TIIO IT • ON E CENT.
Fourteen Remaining
Aircraft Flee, Hotly
Pursued
ZURICH, Ji£ne _l3.—Austria
has called to the colors all of
her boys of 17 years of age, ac
cording to information received
today.
LONDON. June 13.—Ix>rd Derby,
minister of w r ar, late this afternoon
estimated that at least 49 persons
had been killed and 200 injured In
the fourth German air raid over
Ixmdon within the last few weeks.
Fifteen aeroplanes formed tJh*
bombing squadron. Chancellor of
the Exchequer Honnr law announc
cd in the of commons this
snernoon that one of these had
been brought dow r n.
Jhe German raiders appeared
ever tlfe Essex roast shortly before
noon -in broad daylight. In the East
< no of the bombs dropped by the
air pirates struck an elementary
school, killing ten children and in
juring r>o.
British anti-aircraft guns and de
uense planes vigorously fought off
the Invaders. Special constables
<voro hurriedly called out und the
damaged areas roped off to keep
back tho furious crowds.
King George and Minister of W*r
Derby went to that part of Ixindon
which had been struck In an auto*
mobile almost immediately after tho
raid, inspecting the wrecked build*
ings ar.d offering their sympathy to
the relatives and friends of the vic
tims.
Tho Royal Flying Corps airmen
insrantly took the air on the first
report of the aerial Invasion and
undoubtedly prevented further dam*
age hy driving off tho Germans in
a thrilling fight One British air*
man unsuccessfully chased threu
“Boche" plant s endeavoring to bring
th«*m into a fight.
I/*rd French, commander nf tht*
'home d* sense forces, estimated the
casualties low at first, hut later re
ports brought the total up to a point
where it was apparent the raid was
one of the most disastrous yet suf
fered by England This afternoon
It was stated that a non military
train, tarrying a number of passen
gers, had been struck hv bombs
dropped by one of the German fly*
lamdon was intensely excited bv
the raid Roofs in the city went
lammed with spectator* of the pur*
uit in the clouds above by the Brit*
ish airmen
Miss Lloyd George, daughter of rh<*
premier, with her fiance. Captain
Evans, watched the raid from tho
doorway of the City hank.
Haig: Gains On
Two-Mile Front
I.ON'DON, June |3 Another ad*
vsr.ee of the British forces on a
front of nrirh two miles. and
northeast of Messine*, and the cap
ture o< the village of fiaspnrd, is
rt ported in the British official <i)m<
’jiunicsjion issued la«t night.
The • >ni'nun rations savs- ”f>ur
troops gained further ground today
east and northeast of Massine* on
a front of nearly two miles and oo*
cupied the haml'*t of (ls.ipard.
“We il«o advanced our lino
1 iwht:. ii It this fnorring astrid«\
the Koushex river, i.' I I
'The enemy’s artillery has shown
considerable activity during the d*f
north of the Pcyrpe and In the
n< ighborhood of l>ens and Tyres.**
r.tsf.invr msivti. miriftA
W ’abash R) t| p. *n f T Tr*M
nrrlvrs cht'.vgo TlO « ns T»rm|-alg
centrally Ji>-atM both rifts* Adv,
ivumih-it LOCI 9 awn narrt tuy
|9. Rat. J uo* 1%. Chair rara.—-A/i%

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