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British Shift Attacks To Belgium ]
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SEVK NT E K NTH YKAR. NO. 211.
PERSHING’S MEN BREAK
CAMP FOR FRENCH TRENCHES
BRITISH GAIN GROUND
IH NEW SMASH AGAINST
ENEMY NEAR HOLLEBEKE
Haitf Once More Hits
In Unexpected
Spot
BLOW EXTENDS
MESSINES WIN
Lines Advanced On
Front 600 Yards
Wide
I,f>NDON. July r> Continuing his
tactics of “mixlnK ’ hla blows at the
Germans. Field Marshal Haig last
tjiitht struck successfully at the en
smT southwest of llollrboks in Bel
gium.
"W# advanc'd our lines slichtlv
over h fmnt <>f •;<><» yard-,’’ he re
ported today
The n*'« “upper cut" nt the (icr
man lines found it.- impact in it: r
section near whore the British
achieved thefr or> .it khitis t*\ the
Messine- \\M ( | ,ote ridg* \U '<u'
There ha* he. n hut little fighting in
this salient for a week
Hollehek. is three miles -oijth
east of Ypres. I» it* the northern
mos* point in the sharp ani." *
formed at Comtnes hv Junction o
the Ypres Lille rajial and the Kiver
I,vs At the time of the Mcs-in*'
Wytschaete victory the Germans
were reported to !>• ••vactiatlnA-' 'hi
angle because of th** difflrulit in d*
fending Its niarshly lowlands and
cause the two waterways hemmed in
their forces The . vjicuattnn. how
ever, was moH»lv of the southern
part of the anide and the German
line- held firm mound Oustv*\ernem
VVambeke and llollebeke
TROLLEY PLOWS
THRU HOUSE
YO4*NGRTOWN. O. July 5 In
mates of a house at <>ne end of th*
South st hridg* wen* rudely startled
this morning when ;t Youngstown
and suburban ear * atne plow ing
thrti A second later the hotts*
took tire. Inmates fleeing in their
night clothing Edward Scully.
Cleveland, pa ■s* nger on the ear.
died of Injurit - Twelve other- were
hurt
Coal Center Soon
To Be Allies’
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FRE3HUY*
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to PARIS |
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I rnt, rnsl coitrr of I'r.nrr.
shirk he* krrn itmlnrA of Its re
sources hr the lirrnuns while In
Their t»nßt ainrr almnai the
(toning of the nar. Is shout to he
retaken hr tke sides. t ■nnrflnn
troops are olthln n half mile of
the Htr. • n.t are pushing up from
the south. Wsp shpws how the
hnttle line will he atrnlphtenotl
iffy*** f*
II INJURED
IN FOURTH
ACCIDENTS
No Fatalities Report
ed As Result of
Celebration
FIREMEN HAVE
VERY QUIET DAY
Congested Traffic Is
Cause of Several
Minor Mishaps
Tho Ik»trolt‘a celebration of Indc
I>< ndence day was on* of the rjutot
«st on recoffd. in persons, mostly
children. were injured by fireworks
The fire department remained
practically idle thrUout the day
Most of the celebrating wa- done
it Belle Isle ar.<l at other Ink* and
■i\*r renting places
Following Is the list of »he pa
•riots who observed the day en<hu
elastically but with painful results
William Andre, nine years old.
Vo. .12 Palmer-nve. west, hunted
ibout face and arms when Roman
andle exploded
Grace T>nlv. six years old. No 581
Morrell sL ; burned about face when
i andle explod* and
Jerome Tapke, eight years old, No
119 Reddlg ave ; fare burned when
Mr**ct acker .exploded in hi« hand
James Churchill, 1!» years old No.
H> Mullett st : portion of loft hand
blown ofT h> toy cannon
George Combs, I*> years old, No
It' 1 Melvldere ave ; fare burned by
cannon explosion
M F Knight. No Pt st.; face
burned by flrecra< ker
fitly F T/irnnger. No 181 Can 1 on
ave face and eyes burned by gun
pow dor
A. 1,. Watson, No f»1 Kercheva!
ave; hands burned by ex plus ion
of rocket.
Thomas Collins, 28 years old.
burned on right arm by exploding
rocket.'
Itonald Holme-, nine years old,
No 221 Illinois ave, burned on
'orehead hv exploding flrecrieker.
In the huge crowds which scat
sered over Belle Isle thnt the day,
two children were injured Evelyn
Freeman, three year* old. No. Jti
Frederick st . wa< hip* about the
1 < ad when she fell on the pavement
•is she was running away from a
firecracker Dorothy T>av!s, three
iun old. No 1217 Third ave , wap
• ruck by a swing Neither child
> as seriously hurt
Sherman Goldman, nine years old,
,-td Benjamin Cohen. 12. of No.
1504 Michigan ave , were tiding tn
t » automobile with their parents at
M|chigau."'ive and Second sf , when
■tie motor was -truck by n street
ear. The Isd- were seriously In
;r* J and were removed to Ttecelv
.ng hospital.
\ skyrocket set Are to a rooming
house owned by Sadie Ferry at No.
172 Calumet ave., late Wednesday
night The Mare partially damaged
the house before the flro department
pcrlved. The loss Is estimated at
f ?*rto
IK tot Do VT IV I*.II
every minute y«*n ar«* tn Rbe Coliseum
of S‘> Amusement* on t*/«* Heard Walk
you'll -poll the pnrfv Thousands
there even ntgM *'ne ticket admits
to all Just for fun \dv
at s table Capital food. fre«h from
our own farm Hotel Grlsw-old c»fe
tsria Adv
lift a I’nm Water filter with k»
ho« connection Better, cheaper and
more convenient than all others. Call
Chtrjry *36
DETROIT TIMES
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Lcfxnaii) ; “Vie require no annexations only aeruritict fur the Mirre»» of our next attack
CiuAi, t*AT. ks lh» Publu t < •■pm?)
(I nilrd 9lalw
Alt rlfblt
U-BOAT TOLL IS
GUTTO 20 SHIPS
Only 15 of Those Were
Vessels, Says
Admiralty
IjONDON, July r» The weekly
shipping summary, Issued today,
shows 15 British merehnntships of
more than l.itOfl tons ,md five ves
sels of less than that tonnage were
sunk Eleven Ashing vessels also
were lost.
The summary: '
Arrivals. 2,745; sailings, 2.B4t’>
British merchant ships unsucre**
mine or submarine over 1, ions,
' 15. under I,b<*o ton-, five.
British merchant ship unsuccess
fully .Clacked including five preri
ousiv, lfi.
British fl-hing vessels sunk. 11
The weeks total ot Ju inert hunt
ships sunk compares with 28 the
previous week and .<2 for each of
the two weeks preceding
SOCIALISTS ASK
VOTE ON DRAFT
Socialists In sesston in Moose
temple on Wednesday circulated a
petition to congress. urging lhat the
question of conscription be put to a
vote of the profile, Maurice Sugar.
and John llatte. the t hies speakers,
raid the war is ihe buslnesr of «dch
men and does not concern the work
»f. Several polietmen attended Or
meeting and foiind |t sufficiento
temperate aa to make interference
I. unnecessary.
THrRS DA Y , J ULY 5. 19 17.
ARGENTINE
ULTIMATUM
SENTBERLIN
Latin Republic Asks
Indemnities and
Guarantees
KKEAK IS ONLY
ALTERNATIVE
Note Just Dispatched
Is Last Word In
Controversy
Py VH ARLLA V. NTIIWA RT.
[Staff Corrrm>nv r nitr ' Prntt »
HI'HN'OS A IRKS, July A
tin* I ' eerved nn 'ultimatum on
Germany.
Prom reliable afmrce.4 it 'va*
learned today that .« note Ju*t dla
latched to Germany virtually a*-
fort* that nnlo«o (iirrnnnv make*
Immediate Indemnification f° r paat
destruction of Araevin** j-Mr*- «n«1
urant* n«*«uranre neain >t future a f
tanks, Argentine will !»r» nk rela
tion*.
AAkfit Ifi Deirett \ lalt *ll. flfmfM,
th « wii.i
ARMY PAY SHIP
ELUDES U-BOATS
WASHINGTON. July \ A large
transport earring proyialona and
R-old to pay the troop* l of General
J>rshlng pxpoditlonarv force recent
lv escap'd twr subrnarinea which
attack**., her near the French coaat.
The t*-.*n-f'or 1 convoyed by
two d* Tin* rr which headed off the
I’-hoat aft’ ! h first torpedo had
mlened ih< ma*k by a wide margin
and for* * I them m»o a position
where their tit* was Ineffective
Rifle grenau* s were uaed by th** de
«tmver> In fighting o ffthe C-boata
aa well aa heavy gun Are
Thirty third Celebrates Fourth.
Members of the Thirty third real
rnent. M N <»., stationed at Fort
Wayne. were aroused 15 minutes he
fore th* uaual tin;* on Independence
day. when th* r*g • **nt hand went
thru the fort .rounds, playlni: na
tional airs The day was devoted
to field a port: Alfred Hal yea t. of
Cos H f S4 - r**d I<* po nta In the con
teata ll*' was 11,< • h J Individual
and hia work placed hit* company at
the head *>f the Hat by Ift * dnta.
Cos. A,. Calumet engineer*, ard Cos.
U. of the 'lnfantry, wer* tie! for
aecond place with 1«! ruin's each,
and Cos. O waa next in line with 12
It# I emferintitr at a Tnhl«*
arr'd pleasant *• i• 11iiindinf* F.xeep
ttennlls fine <-i 'kiriK. good niuasC.
Motel Griswold <*afe?eria. Ad\ ,
Piisll«B—fli» plain neat kind—tkat
la rl||kpriiMi D(f4Uk
Will PERFECT TRAINING GEHINO
LINES FOR SHORT PERIOD BEFORE i
TAKING POSTS OPPOSITE GERMANS!
GIRL, 13, IS
KILLEO NT
A PER VERT
Irene Alexander Slain
By Degenerate Near
Royal Oak
COMPANION, AGED
TEN, IS WOUNDED
Detroit Girl Also Shot;
Slayer Is Still
At Large
HERE’9 DESCRIPTION
OF GIRL’S SLAYER
This is the description of the
man who killed Hope Alexander,
as given by her playmate. Eliza
beth Stilber:
Age, about 28 years; wore
soiled grey suit, dirty grey cap.
1 and black and gray trousers,
also In slovenly condition; highs,
about f> feet 8 inches, weight,
about M>o pounds.
Tho officers of Wavne and Oak
land county, aided by posses of an
gry citizens, carried tbelr search
Into the late hours of night, the per
vert who shot to death Hope Irene
Alexander. 13 years old. and wound
ed her playmate, hTlizabeth Btilber,
10 sears old. near Royal Oak Wed
nesday afternoon, was still at large
Thursday morning.
The same man Is believed to have
wounded Blanche Edwards a* she
was playing in Atkinson park, out
Wnrren-ave west. The Edwards
child was shot In the left arm at
shout 2 o'clock The killing of
Mope Alexander took place about
two hours later
The slaying occurred In the dense
woods Just west of Woodward-ave..
near Nine and One Half Mlle-rd., In
Royal Oak township. The girls were
picking flowers when the man sud
denly leaped out from his hiding
place in thick underbrush, leveled
a revolver at them, and ordered
them to throw up their hands.
While »he little ones stood mo
tionless In their horror, the flend
seized the Rtilhor girl and threw
heT to the ground Irene Alexander
was thrown upon the prostrate form
of her plavmate A bullet was «ent
thru her brain D also grazed the
neck and left shoulder of the small
er child, who was pinned to the
ground
The stßbetr girl, frightened al
most into unconsciousness, lay as
If dend With her dead chum she
was dragged deeper into the woods
The dead girl was attacked; then
the degenerate tied the body of bis
victim and the Stilber child to
gether with rope
Members of the ftetroit branch of
the National Fraternal Society for
the Deaf were bolding a picnic near
by. Two relatives of deaf children
heard the screams of the girl who
had escaped |t Is the belief of
Chief of Pollre Charles Sevmnur. of
Highland Park, that the "layer had
planned to pr* v upon mute children
end rame upon the little flower pick
•rs unexpectedly He is also Inclln
ed to connect the sis’ Ing with the
attack nia Je upon a girl two weeks
utn on I'jsnn kic _—Hit-Hand—Park-
Coroner o. c Farn r. c.f Oakland
co"-*-, ba« tn~.pr.ne>s « jury, and
an Inquest Into the dea’h of the
Alexander child w ill be heid in Pon
ti*e Friday night
The Alexander rirl lived «"i*h her
parents, Mr. and Mra. Bertram C.
Alexander, at Woodward-ave. and
Nlnp Mile-rd The father Is a Ford
employe. The Stilber home ia at No.
82 Randers-ave , Just north of the
Nine Mlle-rd
Blanche Bdwards, who Is 12 years
old and lives at No. 159fi West War
ren-are.. was shot thru the’ right
arm by an unidentified man. The
child had wandered away from other
members of her family In search of
the flowers The shot attracted the
attention of several citizens in the
park, who rushed to the spot where
they found the child lying on the
grass. A middle-aged man poorly
dressed was seen early in the after
noon loitering about the woods. Citi
zens who saw hltn were unable to
furnish the police with an accurate
description.
REICHSTAG
TO DISCUSS
REFORMS
Session Which Opens
Today Regarded As
Momentous
HOLLWEG SPEECH
EAGERLY AWAITED
Foe Chancellor May
Reply To British
Premier
AMSTERDAM, July s—Greatest
interest Is centered in the sched
uled meeting of the German rejrh
stag today thruout Germany. First,
Berlin dispatches today reported
that Imperial Chancellor von Befh
raann-Hollweg might seize the or
caslon to make formal reply to Brit
ish Premier l,loyd George's recent
Glasgow speech amplifying the Brit
ish war alms and assorting that
there can be no peace without a vic
tory.
Os scarcelr less interest thruout
the country was the report of the
constitution committee, expected to
be submitted at the opening ses
slon of the German parliamentary
body, and the action to be taken on
It Back in Mnv. the cnnaiiiußon
committee, headi-d by the Majority
Socialist Philip Scheldemann. made
several recommendations for
changes In Germany's governmental
system. Its work at that time
hailed as immediate accomplish
ment of the kaiser's commands to
Pethmann-Hollweg urging a read
Jnstment of certain Inequalities tn
the government.
CIVIL WAR IS
RACING IN CHINA
■ ■
Republics:i Troops and Sup
porters of Km pi re In
llattle
SAN FRANCIS* <>. July 5. Civil
war is raging In China, according
to cable dispatches received here.
A battle is being fought tod i> be
tween the southern forces, opposed
to the restoration of the empire, and
the northern army «»f the imperial
ists. according to advice to local Chi'
TTron* —Th* republican Tore* are re.
ported ns steadily gaining ground
as *he fighting pr»>ceeds
Tirkif! Tprkev!
Tigprtmis r< »st turk»> served every
Ptindav I.uncn. 12 t« ;'0 j> m *ur>-
r*r, s to * r> a.. Hotel Grlawold
Cgfitint.—Adv.
NOON
IN DETROIT: ONE CENT.
Pershing Anxious To I
Get Men Actually
At Work
_ # lt-
LEADER TO LEAVEJ
PARIS VERY SOON!
Is Geanfng Up Alia
Routine Work At 1
Headquarters J
By WILBUS R. FORRBBT. v|
Rtaff C’ot » rspovKf en t ini ted Prga* r *«l
PARIS. July (. —(Passed by OtM
sor nt WflMibUxftonl —Pershlng*«l
Sammies are.off for their final traindß
ing before gping to the front IfcMM
trenches.
Follow ing ai typical Fourth of JttMlj
celebration yv*sterdav the UnltwMj
States regulars left early todajk<faj«|
their permanent Instruction caitaM]
behind the lines.
The new training camp, ft
pected, will be at the front Jusfc , t»wl
hind the hAttle lines. Hero thM
American soldiers will be glvuu gj
short course of Intensive trainings
before taking their places along wftS
their British and French r ll uiihlmJ
In the firing line.
Gen. Pershing is extremely unptij
lous so get all of his men
down into the permanent training
camps and busy af tho final t mrtl— *
which will make them ready for thtgj
trenches. Also he Is anxious htnrc
self to clean up routine work ltw
headquarters In Paris and gat oub
to the camp.
Ikrwn at "A French Port” th«<
Sammies filled the Fourth ycsterdajf
with baseball and other sports an<V
the naval officers of the convoy
tended countless receptions ammjg*'
ed by the hospitable Ftench
of the town
U.S. SHIP HELPS
DEFEND HARBOr
I/>NIK>N. July (l—An American
transport unloading coal Joined with
land batteries at a port m th«
Azores in attacking a German aub*
marine and compelling its withdraw*
al, the minister of marine so: mallyi
announced today.
The submarine attacked the Portu
guese city of Ponta Ib-lgada at
dawn, firing shells, according to dla*
patches A girl was killed and aev
eial persons injured before the en
emy cratr wa.s driven off.
■ ■ t
Irish Northcliffe
Here As Envoy
I'lirniia "Tis rag.* '•rilirll#*
of Ir-lntul. ototeomoa. n«ik-r
nrnlor. to to fkla f-*H»Wtrg ■■
mi for Ikr f rlok HatlMslM al
i»ort*. «• «tir »p ewikwoiaaaa . J
omooa Ik- Irtok l»f» ter iMf ,'JI '
■oiktr »«Mirr. •"’* ,
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