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r SHELLED BY U BOAT,
SHIP SENDS SOS
OFF FIRE ISLAND
Dundegan Castle, Bound for
New York, Overdue, r.iils
to Arrive in Port.
The. Union Castle Steamship Com
Tanyi freighter Dunvesan Castle,
bound for this port, reported yester
day afternoon that she waa belnfr
shelled by a German submarine and
"in a bad way" when between forty
and alxty m.Us off Fire Island. Since
the ship Is now overdue the fear Is
she may have been sunk by tho
Word of the Dunvenan Castle's
pllKht was brought to an Atlantic
port to. day by an American steam
ship which left un English port In tho
tame convoy with the Hritlsh vessel.
but outran her because, of superior
speed. At 3 o'clock yesterday after
noon, tho American vcaacl reports,
when she was but four hours away
from her destination, sho received the
SOS. which was elsncd "Dun
Tho wireless was very weak, which
Accounted for tho loss of the full
j.ainc; cither that or tho fart that
?ho operator was working under shell
ilro and In a sreut hurry.
Tho Dunvepan Caatlo was a vessel
of 5,M8 jrross tonnage, 450 feet over
all, of 50 feet Imam and 23 draiiRht.
fjho was built In (SlasRow by Fairfield
& Company in ISM. At the ofllco of
bo line, No. Sfi Broadway, It waa said
j.o report had been received from the
SHIPS SUNK OFF NOVA SGOTIA
BY TRAWLER U BOAT SEIZED
AND TURNED INTO RAIDER
A CANADIAN ATLANTIC POUT,
Aur. 21. The steam trawler Triumph,
Titled with two jruns and wireless and
manned by sixteen Germans from tho
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JOHNNY EVERS TO TEAGH
FRENCH SOLDIERS HOW
TO PLAY BASEBALL
American National Game to Be
Regular Part of the Physical
Training of Army.
PATHS, Auir. 21. iiaseball
Playlnir Is to become a regular
part of tho physical training
of tho Fronch Army as a result of
reports mado by French otllcera
on what they had seen of tho ef
fects of baseball on the American
Army. The Ministry of War has
issued nn order recommending
tho adoption of baseball in tho
Gen. Vldal sent Capt. 0. Forbes,
an American officer attached to
his staff, to the headquarters of
tho Knights of Columbus with u
request that Johnny Nvers, for
tfr American baseball star, bo
sent to bis corps to Instruct the
Kddlets In the American national
came. Tho request was granted
and Evera will po to the French
cu -with, two usliuati) . t
IN BROADWAY BANK
Pedestrians Help Capture Fugi
tive Who Runs From At
. lantic National.
Calmly walking In the employees'
entrance of tho Atlantic National
Hank, Broadway und Warren Street,
a man who later cave his name as
Melvin Kipfort, twenty-six- years old,
of Harriaburs, Fa,, sciiod $10,000 In
bills from the paying teller's race and
slowly started wnlklnc through the
olflccs toward llroadway.
Clerks saw him with the , money
and shouted. Customers in tho bank
yelled after him. Ho started to run
down llroadway. Newsboys and po
licemen took up the cbaso. Women
ducked Into doorways. At the ele
vated entrance at Barclay and
Greenwich Streets Patrolman Smith
caught up with him and placed htm
All of tho cash was recovered. He
had $2,500 on him when urrrsted,
J2.500 was found in thu gutter outside
tho bank and J5.000 In the bank itself.
Chief Clerk C. 12. Smith and Joseph
H.iumcl, another clerk, participated
in the chaso and helped capture the
40 germans in the vosges
Patrol Encounters Mark Activity of
Yankees on Lorraine Bat
tlefront. WITH TH12 AMEIUCAN AUMY
IN LOKHAINI-2. Aug. 21. (By Aiso
elated Press). Military activity on
tho battlcfront In tbo Vossca Monda
night was marked by two patrol en
counters. An American patrol con
sisting of one officer and seventeen
men ambushed a German- patrol of
Tho Germans still aro viciously
poundlnR with their artillery the
town of Frapoilo which they recently
lost Tho Germans are using gas
WE HAVE PASSED SUMMIT,
DECLARES F. D, ROOSEVELT
Assistant! Navy Secretary Tells
French Press U Boat Peril
Is Now Past.
PAIUS, Aur. si "Wo have pas.td
tho summit of the mountain a regards
the war." snld Franklin D. Itoosevelt,
Assistant .Secretary of the I'nlted
States Navy, at a reception given liy
the French press tills moriilni;.
"As to tho Mibni.irliie off the toant."
he continued, "tho dancer points run
now dp said to have hecn mado jwtfe."
Mr. KoosovHt Inflated upon tin- uliko
luto necewlty of .'ill (Jnvernment M.i.
Uteri i nil head nf I r,ir t mtii t h nctini;
lh ttnr Willi their own lies to undiT-
stand IM Ri'.tii.i. Mo dwelt on the 1
fact that Iho Impru. . inents mudr at
Kiench port to r-or' e the Anient m I
Army liad all Loon made with a new
to the future, lie mid that France
would benefit from HiU work und that
in this there was a "allvur llninsr to the
cloud ol wiur,''.
BYNG DRIVES 3 MILES; TAKES 6 TOWNS;
MANQIN'S ARMY WITHIN MILE OF NOYON
Pressure Increasing on Both Las
signy and Noyon Carlepont and
Cuts Taken by Advancing French
Army, War Office Announces.
LONDON, Aug. 21 (4.45 P.
miles to-day along the Oise and reached Sempigny, a mile from the
outskirts of Noyon, according to reports from the batllefront.
The line occupied by Mangin's
from Sempigtn to I'ontoise and thence to La Pommerayc, Montchoisy,
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1,440,000 U. S. TROOPS NOW
IN FRANCE, SAYS GEN. MARCH
Declares War Plan Success De
pends on Adequate Shipping
Battle Line Reduced.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 21. As a re
suit of the Allied successes the last
month, tho battlcfront in France from
Hhelms to tho North Sea hna been
reducrd in length more than ilfty
mile?, Gen. March told the newspaper
men to-day In his mid-week confer
ence. When the Germans becan their last
advance tho line stretched for 250
mile's. It is now less than 200 miles.
Tho success of tho cnlnrRcd Amer
ican pronrammo of tha War Depart
ment, Gen. March nald. still Is dc
pendent upon the acquisition of adc
Hiiate shlpplns, and while tho Krncr
gency Fleet Corporation la constantly
swelling the tonnago at the army's
disposal, it .still is nocessary to char-
(Cnntmuod on Fourth Pa bp )
I'. HiikIuii SrlN III rlisl l.li Iti-conl.
UJNDOV. Aur. 21.- KnslKn P. J.
Itirn's of tlin United Slates Navy now
holds tin record of patrolling for thirty
hours In a ertain typo of dirigible off
the IlnKllnh coast. Tins beats Up pre
vlnus lllght rccurd lulil by bun of
tenty-l!e liouia uml forty-two .ic-unil.-
l-ITB WO It I J) TIUVRI, nDMKAC,
Arr1- I"uI(m (Warldl Itaildlr
Ki 91 i'ut Sm, N. T C.tj,
Tkiiwn Bintn 4000,
CWvik porrn for built, tr.il DimU stm ilu
nlht. Mjiij thi U.r!ln' tbckt i
M.). French troops advanced three
army at 2 o'clock this afternoon ran
PLOTS FOR REVOLT
I.udendortr Says Soldiers Deiy
Orders, and Demands
BRITISH 1 1 1 : A HQ L'A 1 IT K 1 18 IN
FUANCK, Aug. 21 (by Asuoelated
Press). Gorman ! military le.idern
now Jiavo become distinctly wurrii'd
over tho prospect of a revolution
In Germany. Gen. i.udendorff, m n
captured secret order, hox taken
steps to employ the asalntanco of his
commanding officer and various
governmental agunrlcH to help him
Mump out the glowing Kpark which
has been pcn.
Tho order, which is moro illuminat
ing than anything which haa coiiih
nut of Germany in many ni'Jiiihs,
OF GERMAN ARMY
, "It h:u lotnc to ni knuwli'lgii 1
tlimugh a letter .nliln-.s-r. i to I lie I
lioyal PrusHiuii .Minlstrj of War Uiati
men on leave have opokon pullicl
(Cgutluuvd ou Hccsid X'aic;
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couij ERVILLERS !'
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; AO MON'' ;
' Sfddt" Jgflflp BAPAsUME ?
IN WEST FRONT COMMAND,
Previous Rumors Were 'Hut Field!
SViNial Was Relieved of .end- !
erihip Because n IIIiuns
LONliON, Aug 21 -. re-
portH rreoivi'd li 'iclaro
that Held MnrMii. Mill
denburg has suect i di'd (. I.u
dendorff in ('"iiun.ind uf west
1'oportK have- bcrn rurtent for
hiiinu tlmn In neuu-.l enuntne'
that Luilenilurff hail succeeded
Kiehl Marshal lllnilenburg n tho
west front liw-tiUNf uf an illnoMi of
AM.STIlltlM.M. Aug 21 - In an
ud'trehd to the Hi .nidi nbtirg Mat
talton, Ihnpeioi illiaui, aci'did
Dig to a despatch to the I,okal
Anelger fioin Warl Unsner, Mill
that tlu liati.ilidii would lie cm
ployed in .V irl.uiK mil every i"v
pli.iiiu of in. "If r r denting f'ir i.n
iiil 0ft: uf iiim iiii'tiog all I hi
mii,.n iini.in is i on i. id. it
I'tlUn llorlnrili. i-lil I'linMilutlr.
HtclUnt (fir lit 1. 1 1 i.l xtiatlMlKJli tlya Su3..
iik i hi' v .in... v .tfu, o iv'lr.U'W
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BULGARIAN CZAR REPORTED
NEAR DEATHAT FRANKFORT
Spanish Paper Sees Nation a Re
public in Event of
MAKIUII, Aug. "1 The newnpaii'r
Liberal declares It henra from nuthurltu
tlvo miurceH that f'liir lVrilln.mil of
Hulguria Im at Frnnkfort, ileai-Tiitnly 111
und b'lli've.l to l. iin 111.1 family
U .ild ! be Willi bun
The n"piper Miirmwi tlin opinion
that the death of the Czji nuli create
dlnturlinnuva in Holla that would md In
the decluraiiun uf a teiiublle In Uul
garla within -i fw dayn
EX-RUSSIAN GRAND DUKE
ARRESTED BY BOLSHEVIK!
Ale..i!.Jro toll. Held, 1 Uncle nt
Late Lmperor and Lather of
(jraiid Duke Pavluvitch.
AMSTi:itI)AM. Aug. II -The former
ltu.nii firiind Iuk Paul Aletsndro
vitib. i.i li Mimeow dunpiileli to the
Uik d Aiuilui r of llitiln, li.'i.i uii' i .ii-roli-il
bk tin llolxlH'vlkl. He In nn
ii t of ih liii. l.'nuuTur iml latlosi' tf
Oi.uiil I'iiki Diiii'iI I' ivluvltch.
'ininil Duku Dinitri rereotly w.T.1 ap
point, d nn Honorary ('upturn in tiie
New British Offensive Forces Ger
mans Back on a Ten -Mile Front
Between Arras and Albert Tanks
and Infantry Surprise Foe in Fog.
LONDON, Aug. 21. An attack on a wide front north of the
Ancre River was launched by the British forces this morning,
says the official statement from Field Marshal Haig to-day.
The attack this morning was between Moyenville and Beau
court-aur-Ancre. It is reported that the British have advanced
from two to three miles along this front.
The attack was made without artillery preparation. It was
completely successful. The attack was made by the British Third
Army, under Gen. Byng.
British forces have captured Courcclles, Achiet-Ie-Petit, and have
icachcd Moyenville and Ueaticourt-sur-Ancrc in their new drive, accord
ing to advices from the front.
After capturing Achict-Ie-Petit the British advanced another mile and
a half to the east and reached AchicMe-Grand (three miles northwest of
Tuesday afternoon the British threw back strong German attacks
against the new British positions south and north of the Scarpe.
The British also improved their positions slightly in the neighborhood
of Fampoux, taking a few prisoners.
They advanced their line last night between Pestubert and the Lawe
River and are in possession of Le Tourel.
Harly this morning English troops carried out a successful local
operation in the Locre sector on a front of over a mile.
"All objectives were taken and a number of prisoners captured,"
Gen. Haig reported.
FIVi: TOWNS FALL AS DRIVE OPENS.
BRITISH HEADQUARTERS IN FRANCE, Aug. 21 (By the Asso
ciated Press). Field Marshal Haig this morning launched a new offen
sive. The British attacked on a front of ten miles between Arras and Al
bert. The attacks extended from the Ancre River at Beaucourt to just
north of Moyenneville.
In the lirst hour of the offensive the British captured the towns of
blaiiKvcvellc, Beaucourt and Moyenneville.
Courcelles and Achiet-Ie-Petit also were captured in the British drive.
A United l'rens despatch also lists llucquoy among the places
Some German tield guns and 200 prisoners had been taken in tne
British drive at an early hour.
All the German outposts and positions along the important Dranou
Ire Ridge, between Koudekot and the Locre Hospice, have been attacked
by the Britbh. The result so tar is not known. This front is in the
TASKS ADVANCE WITH INFANTRY.
Tanks and infantry advanced through the heaviest fire in the gray
morning light on the Arras-Alkrt front.
After a brief "crash" bombardment the British troops were upon
the enemy almost before he knew it.
Only feeble resistance was encountered by the British at first on a
tront of about lo.cxx) yards southward from Moyenneville. Fifty min
utes later the front was widened to the southward until it extended all
the way to the Ancre River.
The Germans here seemed to have been keeping the bulk of their
torces well to the rear, though heavy fighting may be expected, especially
along the Arras-Albert Railroad.
The Kittle now raging, which is reported from all points to be
progressing satisfactorily, i being fought over ground which has seen
some of the wjr's bitterest fighting. While the ground is flat, it is cut
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