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ruatjed two ruocesslve Austrian ltni
, defence Italian reenforcement wera
poured In sUadlly from an underground
..pas-sag which had bn due to within
sixty ft of 'the Austrian' first line.
The Italian Infantry advanced ho rap
idly that th Auatrlan artillery con
tinued to ihtll position from which the
'Italians had advanced some time before.
One of the surprises of the attack was
rtH um mad by the Italian of a new
initrument by which larg bomb were
hurled with fearful effect Some of the
r DOtaba tor wlr ntancUment and pul
vrlid trenehe. open breach throinh
which Infantry and cavalry were able to
I para freely.
j1 Zioatfoa Oiyea Ilia Credit for Cay
i tar of Uatit.
lt Bptelal Cutis Detpattk to Tits Sex.
( London, Aug. 10 (Thursday).
. Vorntnc newspaper art enthusiastic
arovr the capture of Oorlti. which they
call the triumphant culmination of one
rrof the moat arduoui enterprises of the
whole war, marked by patient couruge
-a and severe sacrifices.
I Qn. Cadorna' adhesion to the de
1 Urmlnstlon to make the Isonto front
I) the scene of the main operations la
ft highly commanded. The swiftness nnd
certainty wherewith he delivered this
y latest blow Is regarded a astonishing.
5, There Is considerable speculation us to
- whether tho Italians will be able Imme
diately to take full advantage of the
possession of the Important position. A
desnateJl from Milan rmirki that the
semi-circle of mountains behind Gorlli
;t remains In the hands of the Austrian,
5 11 the heights being thickly planted with
i Austrian heavy artillery. It adds that
Stall the prisoners taken by the Italians
wtre Austrian Slavs,
ax Exrsaatlaa, Ft- Katry of Ms
1 terlala aad Subsidies.
Rous, Aug. . The Ministry to-day
adopted the following measures designed
I to build up the national merchant ma
J rln and relievo shippers from the bur-
dans of high freight rate :
Ships bought abroad within the next
two years will be exempt from taxation
for a period of three years: ships built
: In Italy during the same period will be
, exempt from taxation for four years;
the material for such ship will be
: permitted to enter free of duty, and sub
t sidles will be paid of lit a ton on the
, hull and 120 on machinery. Ships thus
built will be liable- to requisition by the
. Government for one year, nnd must re
j main under Italian registration for tUe
: ysrs.
j Viscount Grey Tells Teutons
i It Was Judicial Murder
s of Wnr Prisoner.
- tOJfDOW, Ait. 9. The Pnrelern Office
;nad public to-day a letter of Viscount
VQy. the Secretary of State for Forelsn
' i Affairs, to Irwin B. Laurhlln. Chartrc
ti'Affalr of the American Embassy, r-
questing that Ambassador Gerard In Ber
tin convey to the German Government
; the British Government's desire to enter
4 'a formal protest ngslnst the execution of
Cspt. Fryatt of the Rrltlsh steamer
i Brussels by the German authorities In
j" This execution, say Viscount Grey's
i letter, the British Government "can only
J describe as the judicial murder of a Jlrlt
; lh subject held a prisoner of war hy the
t Oermsn Row rnnient, under oirdltlon
? In direct violation of the law of nations
j and the usares of war."
t Viscount Grey continues that f-nm In
I formstion In pose-lnn of th Gnvm
4 went it cannot 1 doubted thnt 'he trial
i of Cspt. Fryatt was conducted undrr
j circumstances calculated to cat "the
i srravest obloquy" on the authorities con
I earned.
I Citing the rlrpiim'tsnres of the trial
and the reftint of facilities to Ambassa
X dor Gerard VI' count Orey enys:
j "The unicem'y hnate of the trial and
! execution Is sufficient proof that lt Ger
' man authorities were fully conwlous of
the unwarrantable nature of their action
and were anxious to fo-etall lb legltl
;'ir.te outburst of nritlh Indlcnatlon,
I while the fact that the intimation of the
; execution was conveyed only verbally to
i Ambassador Gerard can only be Inter
" rreted as showing the reluctance of the
5 German Government to brine their pro
J reedlncs tn Amhasa(lor Gerard's knowl
i edge In official form."
Viscount Grey concludes by asking
Ambassador Gerard to request the Oer
man Foreign Office to provide the full
particulars of the whole proceedings.
Replying In the House of U, rds to-day
to the suggestion of Ilaron llererford
j that the Government. In reprisal for the
; execution of Capt. Fryatt. should con
2!flscate all German property In this coun
) try and Intern all Germans, the Marquis
of Iansdowne, Minister wlth.ut port-
folio, said that the Baron's suggestion
was very different from some which had
been heard, "that we should Imitate the
cruelty and persecution to which thf
Qermans have resorted, which would b
unworthy of this country and would be
: easily outdistanced by our enemies,"
I But even such a policy as that sug
gested by Ilaron Beresford must be re
- sorted to, the Minister continued, with
I the utmost care and circumspection
There were msny difficult commercial
questions Involved, he said, and it was
necessary to mako certain that more
.. harm than good was not done. The Gov-
eminent, he said, was conferring with
t the highest commercial and banking au
' thorltles, but he wns unable to say at
! the present time what course would be
: taken.
I Hxavct Xrgrotlatlaaa to Be Started
X In Fall or Winter.
Wasiiinuton, Aug. S. Miss tmlly U,
Batch, the remaining American dele
, gate to the neutral conference for con
. tlnued mediation established hy Henry
; Kord, conferred with Tresldent Wilson
to-day and told him of the efforts of
r the conference to arouse peace sentl
1 ment among the belligerent nutlons of
. Europe. She was not optimistic on the
prospects for Immedlute peace, but said
negotiations might be, started this full
r winter,
I Mlis llalch said Mr. Ford was hope
ful of obtaining the services of William
J. Bryan on the conference ut the con
clusion of the Presidential uompalgn.
t Jfewfoandlan Dralrrs Fap !
of Million Due to War.
KT. Johns, N. F Aug. , Newfound
land dealers In cod liver nil estimate
they must face a loss of nbout n million
j dollars In the market thin year. When
j tlormany last year purchased the Nor
t weglan output of this product, the price
. of Newfoundland oil ran up from 5(1
S rents to 2.&n a gallon. Kxpectlng big
profits this season, a large numher of
t persons entered the business In this col-
Their hopes were dashed when the
British and French Governments iif.
! cesded In obtaining this year's Norw.
gtan output, forcing a DO per cent, cut
HI KS pric.
French Gain Trench North of
Hem Woods in Soniinc
Thlaumont, Floury, Vaux-lc-Chnpltrc
nnd Chcnois Woods
Arc Bombarded.
I'Anis, Aug. 9. The official communi
cation Issued by the War Office to-night
read :
North of the Somme we completely
reoccupled trench north of the Hem
wood where lh enemy had taken foot.
We took about fifty prisoner In the
course of thla action. Our progres
continues In the region north of the
Hem wood, where a spirited engage
ment occurred, the advantage being
on our side.
On the right bank of the Meuse
there was great attlllery activity In
tho sector of Thlaumont and Fleury
and Vaux-le-Chapltrc nnd Chcnois
woods. No Infantry action took place.
The day was relatively calm on the
rest of the front.
Tho French aeroplane which bom
barded the powder mill at nottwclll-on-the-Neckar
(mentioned In th
morning communication) was manned
by Adjutants Biron and Emmenuell.
The text of the afternoon statement
follows :
North of the River Somme last
night was marked by violent counter
attacks on the part of the enemy
agnlnst the position conquered by ua
yesterday and the day before yester
day north of the Hem wood. These
endeavors were broken by our fire.
They cost the Germans heavy losses
nnd they were repulsed, except at one
point, where the enemy succeeded In
reoccupylng one of our trenches. A
French attack shortly afterward re
sulted In the recapture of a larger part
of the lost ground. Our ndvisncc In
the trenches still occupUd by the
enemy Is being actively continued with
hand grenades.
Between the Hem wood and th
river the Germans have bombatded
with heavy calibre shells the new
Frenrh position which we were or
ganizing. In the redon of Chiulnes artil
lery ilithtlns has continued on the
Avre with i tns tv, psrt cularly be
tween I.lhons and the Chau'nsi rail
roid. Here the Germans attacked
our I'nes and at one point thfy rene-
tr ted r to our advanced po tlons.
An Immedi te countfr attack with the
bayonet drove them out.
On the rUht bank of the River
Mouse there was flchtlng p rt of Isst
night around the Thlnumont work.
Here the enemy gained n further foot
ing, after numerous attacks which
were repu.sed by us. We re in pos
session of tho immediate outskirts of
this work, wheh our nrtihery Is now
lombardlns with energy. In the vil
lage of Fleury we have made some
progress with hand grenades. An at
tack of the enemy upon the trenches
In the Vuux Chap.tre wl has been
repulsed after t-p.rlted lighting.
The Belgian communication Issued to
night follows:
Our guns of all calibres successfully
resumed this morning the destruction
of (urraaii woiks In the rrg.ou of
Australian Make Advance.
I.ONiox, A.. 9. The British olllcl.il
itatcn.eut lssu.ru to-night reads ;
North et of I'osieres the Aus
tralians advanced our lines JOO yards
on u front of fiOO yards. Otherwise
the situation Is unchnnctd.
As a result of acioplnne cooperation
with our artllle y several enemy guns
weru destiojed and some magazines
exploded. A train wot set nflre by
bombs dinpped from our aeroplanes.
Hostile aircraft have la-en most
active, hut obviously have been trying
to avoid combats. Several enemy ma
chines, however, have been damaged
by our aeroplanes and Infantry fir.
The afternoon statement follows:
In the vlc'nlty of Oulllemont there
has been no charge since yesterday.
North of l'ozleres we made a further
advance by bombing along the enemy's
trenches, capturing twenty-five pris
oners. In the Ypres sillent. between Belle
waardo Lake and the Yser Canal, the
enemy bombarded our trenches heavily
last nisht from 10 o'clock to 12 mid
nlGht and discharged gas on a broad
front, Tho gas had little effect. Soma
partial nttacks were mado by the
er.e'Tiy, who was not able to enter our
The following ofllciu! statement with
regard to the operations In ICgypt was
Issued to-day:
Telegraphing at S :45 o'clock last
evening the commander In chief In
Egypt reports that our pursuit of the
enemy in the Katla district continues.
North and west the Turkish rear
guard have been pressed bsck, while
south the Imperial Camel Corps by a
dashing attack drove them from their
intrenchments. We captured more
prisoners, and the enemy rear guard
has now retired to about a lino run
ning north and south through Illie
labd, fifteen miles east of Katla.
Itallau Pursuing- For.
Rome, Aug. 9. The olllclal statement
of the War Office to-day says:
This morning our troops entered the
town of Goritz.
Yesterday morning In the Goritz
area, after Intense artillery prepara
tion, our Infantry completed occupa
tion of the height west of the town,
driving nut the last remaining hostile
detachments. Trenches and dugouts
were found full of the bodies of Aus
trian soldiers. The enemy, completely
routed, had left large quantities of
arms, ammunition and material.
At nightfall detachments of the Ca
sale and l'avla brigades crossed tho
Isnnzn and consolidated themselves on
the left bank. A column of cavalry
nnd bersngllerl cyclists promptly
launched a pursuit of the enemy be
yond the river. In the meantime our
engineers were throwing new brldlies
ncross the river and repairing those
damaged by the enemy.
On the (.'arso plateau our troops re
pulsed several counter attHCks on tho
summit of Montu Ban Mlchrle and cap
tured more trenches In the neighbor
hood of the village of Han Martlno,
I'p to the present time wo have
taken about in, 000 prisoners. More urn
mining In. Thr exaot fU.ilillly of ma
terial taken by us lias nut yet been
Hi'fertuliied, but It Is very considera
ble. llrttlah-Freucu Urlvr Cbeckrd.
BkiiMK, via London, Aug. a. rhe of.
flclal statement Issued by tho War Olllco
to-day H.iJM :
Tho attacks hy Ihe British and
French reported yesterday as taking
place north of thn Somme have now
been broken. The British left 10 offi
cers and 374 unwnunded men as pris
oners In our hands. They also Inst alx
machine guns. Severe, sanguinary
loss was innicten upon tn enemy,
Avstrong British attack last njaUt
from the Ovlllers-Baientln VUt
line failed.
On th right bank of tho Meuse
(Verdun front) Important French
forces carried out repeated attacks In
the Thlaumont-Fleury sector and In
the Chspltre and mountain woods. Un
der the most severe losses from our
Are and our bayonet nttacks at various
places the enemy was compelled to
lv way. Th number of prisoner
who have fallen Into our hands has In
creased to about 150 men.
Front of Field Marshal von Hlnden
burg: In the northern sector of
Courland we Inflicted severe damage
arly thl morning by our Are upon it
large number of enemy torpedo boats,
steamers and small sailing craft,
thereby driving them away,
Russian attempts to cross the river
(Dvlna) east of Frledrlchstadt wera
Strong patrols were repelled be
tween hakes Wlsnlew and Nnrocz.
On the Hereth and Rchtschara fronts
artillery fighting ha become more ac
tive. Enemy attacks In the vicinity
of Hkroboya failed.
Strong Russian attacks on the Htok
hod, carried out In frequently recur
rent waves, flowed hack under our ar
tillery, Infantry and machine gun fir
south of the Htobychva bend in the
Stokhod, east of Hovel and north of
Klsetln. In heavy hand to hand fight
ing with a fnr superior enemy our
troops were victorious near Kuchary
and rorskaya-Volka. Engagements
west of Lutsk were decided In our fa
vor. In a counter attack the portions of
a position lost east of Szelvov were
completely reconquered by hardy Aus-tro-Hungarlan
troops. Three hundred
and fifty prisoners and several machine
guns were brought In.
Front of Archduke Charles Francis :
The number of prisoner taken south
of Zalocze has reached IS officers and
)( men.
South of tho Dniester the allied
(Teutonic) troops have been drawn
back behind tho Niznloff-Tysmleiiltsa-Ottynia
Russian Continue Gnlns.
PmioasAn, via Ixindon, Aug. 9. The
official communication from General
Headquarters Issued this evening reads:
Having crossed to the right bank of
the Koroplce River, we repulsed the
enemy and seized a series of heights In
the region west of Velesnloup and
southward a far as the bridge over
the Dniester on the Nlznloff-Monas-tetyska
In retiring the enemy damaged the
bridge. Here the enemy launched two
counter attacks, which we repulsed.
Then we assumed the offensive and
took prisoners five officers and 414
men and raptured one gun and n num
ber of machine guns.
In the region of Tysmlenltsa our ad
vanced guards progressed westward In
the direction of Htanislau.
The afternoon statement follows;
In the region east of tvlnluchy our
troops launched au attack and dji
tured a portion of tho enenn's
trenches, taking IS officer and 600
men prisoner.
On tho River Koroplee th enemy
was driven out of his fortified po
sition, and our troovw captured tho
left bank of th river uo to the point
of Its Juncture with tho Dniester.
South of the Dniester the troojs of
Gen. l.etchltzky continued to pursue
the enemy and drove them out of a
seiles of villages and heights which
they had occupied and reachrd the
River Tlumach, a tributary of the
Dniester. At o'clock In the evenli
of th (th our troops occupied th
town of Tysmlenltsa nnd a ridge of
heights northeast as far as the right
bank of the Dniester and the right
bank of the Itlver Vorone to south of
Tysmlenltsi nn far as Stokovohela.
In these battles the troops of Gen.
I-ctchltzky took up to the 7th of Au
gust SS officers at d 7,490 men pris
on! r. Among the prisoners were 1,600
Germans, S,i00 of whom were men
tioned In the communication of Au
pust S. They also ripturcd live guns.
Including three of heavy calibre. SI
machine guns, a number of Umbers and
t mc bomb mortars.
Caucasian Front : West of Ulumucli
khatse we drove the Turks out of a
commntid'.rw height, taking five of
ficers. Including n battalion com
mander, and 33 Askarls. We also
captured some arms.
An attempt mad by the Turks
to advance In the region of Kegi was
brought to a standstill, and our troops,
having taken the offensive, drove out
the enemy fr"in his position and cup
tuied the village of Kh(;os, to the
south of Krgl.
Austrlnna Admit Withdrawal.
Viknna. via Indon. Aug. 9. The of.
licial communication issued from general
headquarters to-day reads:
Italian Theatre A few detarhments
of the enemy have reached the town
of Goritz.
Army of Archduke Charles Francis
In the retlon of Capull, In Buko
wlna, the enemy was driven back
northward. On the upper Truth we
captured the heights east of Warochta.
Our forces near Ottynla have been
withdrawn to a prepared position
Army of Field Marshal von Hln
denburg In Vnlhynla the Russluns
have been driven back at rertain
.. Veir KHSlovka the enemy was
driven back everywhere.
v.,,, , . ine enemy's suicidal fight
ing methods the ground In front of
our positions forms one great held of
Usnala Mar.Munnalr Is Ilrroratrd
with Wif rrmi.
Paius, Aug. 0. Douglas MucMonagle
m bhii riMiicievu, n muuusiu m liis
University of California and now a
member of the American Ambulance
field service, has been decorated with
tho War Cross,
The general commanding tho Six
teenth Division In his citation of the
American s services writes
'Although a bomb burst In tho midst,
of his ambulance section, Mr. MacMon-
agle remained calmly at work nnd sue
ceeded In carrying away three seriously
wounded men while 11 terrific bombard
ment contlnutd,'
Military Governor nt Lyons I.nrks
fipitrtal CahU lietpaUh tn Tut St s,
Paius, Aug. H. The American Consul
at Lyons has informed the correspondent
of Tnr. Si'N thut the military governor
there hna received no confirmation of
the denth of Alan Seeger,
Seeger wus reported killed In the
Homme lighting recently.
French Torpedo Anstrlnn Vessel
ar Island of t'orfn,
I.0N110N, Aug. 9. "A French torpedo
boat destroyer torpedoed an Austrian
submarine Tuesday north nf the Island
nf Corfu," says u despatch to the Kx
thungt'Tclegraph Coinpiny from Athens.
"It Is considered certain," tho corre
spondent adds, "that the subinuriue sank
with hor crew,"
tirrntan War Nnppllra llarnrd.
Ambtkhdam, Aug. !). The Trtrpranf
publishes a despatch from th frontier
to the effsct that grout supplies of war
material havo been burned In a fire In
I German magailn at Aerachot, Bel-
Advance 200 Ynrds Ncnr Yo
zlcres While French Win
Trench in Hem Wood.
Gernmns flafn Still Further
Hold on Tliliiiiinont Re
doubt at Verdun.
I.ONPOM, Aug. 9. British nnd French
forces v. opcratlng In the offensive In the
Somme region made small advances to
day. Australian troops advanced !00 yards
on a front of 800 yards northwest of
I'ozlcres, 'according to the olllclul com
munication to-night. The French, Paris
announces officially, captured a trench
In tho vicinity of Hem wood.
On the other hand tho Berlin War Of
fice asserts that an attack north of the
river was checked with heavy losses to
the assailing detachments and the cap
ture of 100 British.
All accounts ngree that the Germans
made vigorous efforts through' ut the
day to retake the ground they have lost,
but apparently without accomplishing
their object.
I'eronne. the town which Is the Imme
diate objective of the French, to In
flames from n bombardment nnd the lire
threutens to destroy the place entirely,
together with Its fine collection of Italian
and Flemish palptlngs, Its collection of
medlrcval coins and precious stones nnd
medallions. It Is considered doubtful
whether the ancient Church of St. Jean
can be aved.
(irrmana Still Main Thlaamont.
On the Verdun front the Germans earlv
to-day succeeded In exoellln' the French
frcm the greater portion of the Thlau
mont worn, although they still clung to
a small part of It and made some prog-
ress in the village of Fuurv. Hard
fighting still Is In progress there.
The Germans nenetrnted the Freneh
lines between I.lhons and the Chaulnes
rallioad, but were cxnclled at th.. tinlnt
of tho bayonet.
Brat in (via Sayvlllc wireless). Aue. 9.
"Correspondents on tho western front
oescriDe tile hattle of the Somme as the
most gigantic strugglo which ever has
taken place." says the Overseas News
Agency. "The initial successes won by
the Entente Allies were due to the fact
that they attacked with forces ten t!nio
as great us the number of troops de
fending the positions. Hut after German
teserves and heavy artillery wen
brought up the advance was checked.
Since July :0 the Entente Allies have
continued their efforts in vain, thiowlng
fresh troops Into the fight. The corre
spondents agree that tills Is a mud and
useless sacrifice.
KnVct of gnmnie righting.
'Tactical dlffirencea between the at
tacks at Verdun and n the Somme front
nre evident. Every German success won
at Verdun shortens the line. In addition
to extending the amount of conquered
territory around the fortress. The
French were thus compelled to make vio
lent counter attacks, which caused them
huge losses. On the Somme the small
advances of the French and British have
lengthened tho attacking front. Tho ad
vanced hostile detachments sre shelled
by the Germans from two and i-ometlmcs
from three sides,
"The corresiiondents are of the opin
ion that the Sornme region was chosen
for the attack heciusc the railroad cen
tre of Amiens Is behind the Fram o-Brlt.
Ish front and also because the French
and British lines Join there."
Carry Lines to Gnlllrmnnt and
.Mrnarr City on Thrrr Hides.
TAms, Auc. i.French forces operat
ing along the Somme h'tve captured the
enire uerman organisation up to the
roan irom liuuiemont to .Maurepa, a,
menace the former city from three Lm..
A despatch to l.n Utm lr. dated North of
France, describes the flghtlnic us fol
lows ;
The intense bombardment going nn
on the Somme front has been diminished
slightly north of the rVer In order to
permit me l-Tanco-Hrltlsh troops to
carry out a Joint action, which, nlihoueh
not yet finished, has given satisfactory
results. On the other hand, south of the
Somme guns of nil calibres continue un
ceasingly their methodical destruction
of the enemy works and at the same
time frenrh long ranee guns sre hinder -
Ing greatly German rcvlctuallng and ate
bombarding their rear communications
Aeroplanes aro successfully raiding the
principal railroad stations and causing
heavy damage.
"Thf. latest rnmhlneil nSrnlt a trw.l
I place on a front of six miles, during
which the corps cleared the
northeast part of the Hem wood of the
last German contingents which had suc
ceeding In holding their ground there,
and extended Its prngtess further to the
east In the direction of the Cnmhles
1'ceonne Railroad, At the some time
lliev cant tired a line of German trenches.
"The British troops made a vigorous
I attack In this ofTensiv
,-e sealnst the vll-
I Inge of titiiiiemont, which was nrrennen
I .... ,h mnt, Hrandenhuri ltcclmeut.
The Hrlt sli were sunnorted hy t rench
' pt'erles and hnd the aid of a French
"The rombat was furious, particularly
northeast of the village, near the road to
Glnchy, where the attackers encountered
fierce resistance. Nevertheless, after six
hours of hand tn hnud combats the
.-,..,.rt-,i 1 i-Hlnlni? the sdvan.
, Th(.v nmu(. appreciable progress,
! r(,H,.n n the evening the first houses
I . tn village, at the entrance of which,
nernrdlng to latest news, severe fighting j
The French operating northeast of'
Hsnlecourt greatly aided the British by
exeri'llng a strotiE pressure on German
continents southwest of (lullleinont,
Despite n rtespeinte defence, the French
succeeded In rapturing the entire Oer-
man system of organization up to the '
mail from Gullletnotit to Miiurepas.
Thus at night Oulllemont was menaced
is irn nir on. ,
from the vet, nnithwe't and south, and
I thn situation there, with the Germans
under an intense
bombardment, was
mot critical.
(irriiintiy Itrfusrs Frrr rnsanar, tint
Will Help llrrsrlf. I
AmhTKHPAM, Aug, 1, The North
ifi(Wif .tlffrmcltic XrUung of Berlin
publishes a memorandum Issued by the
German Government which states that
owing to British treutmmt of Bed Cross
supplies Germany will no longer allow
free passage for such supplies.
German nnvnl forces will recelvo
orders to take ,such articles for their
own ueo when they enmo within their
The British Government hns refused
to permit the forwarding of Bed Crosn
supplies Into Germany nnd Austria, In
u recent memorandum submitted to tho
American Government Grout Britain
said this practice had been forbidden In
all blockade established In th past.
should Ik
careful of
the water
they drink.
Ask for
r wator
It fethoamc
all over tho world
From Seven to Ten Airships
Drop KiO Hombs Over Wide
A ren in Knjjltinl.
London. Aug, 9. From seven to ten
Zeppelins took part In an air r.vld early
to-day, according to an official state
ment this afternoon. About 160 bombs
were dropped In east coast counties, and
twenty-three casualties resulted.
This statement says:
"The eastern coast of the t'nlte.1
Kingdom was raided by hostile atrshlp-
this morning between 12 .30 and S .30 I
o'clock. The east and northeast roast
llstricts were visited at widely distant
point more or less simultaneously. The
attack was carried out by single ships or
by pairs of ehlrn. Independent ob
server.1 of the raiders estimate their
numbers variously at between seven and
"None of the airships ventured more
than a few miles Inland, except In the
extreme north. The attack seems to
have been solely directed ncnlnst towns
i-ltuated on the roast Indiscriminate
estruet.o'i of prrperly seems to have
been the main object of the raid.
Anti-aircraft guns came, into action
at four places nnd seem tn have bren
successful In nearly every case In driv
ing off the i alders. Ona raider was
pursued reveial miles to se.i by a naval
"In one northeastern town the fol
lov ing casualties have been reported :
One man die-.! of shock, two women
and three i-hlldfen were killed, and
four men. five women anl three chil
dren were injured. In another north-e-vstern
town one man. one woman and
three boys were Injured. The total
dNinate amounts to four houses partly
burned, numerous windows broken In
several d'ferent towns nnd villages,
fifty feet of railway torn up. one horse
killed, mill some leser Insignificant dam
age. None of the damage was of the
slightest military Importance.
"About 100 high explosive bemhs and
more than sixty Incendiary bombs have
been traced Tile enemy probably dis
pose! of more bomb", us several were
heard exploding on Impact In the sea
and others fell on waste land. None of
these is Included In the above figures.
One raider visited Scotland and flew
over a sparsely populated district. Its
bombs were dropped In fields and on hill
Villi Miles In Hnthwrll Covered In
itnr. .Minutes.
l'AKld, Aug '.' Flying In tho daikness
at the rate of nearly a tulle a minute a
French air suuadron crossed the Vosges
JIuntalns and the Black Forest of Ger
many and bombarded the. German town
of Rothwcll, on the Neckar Biver, It was
officially announced to-day. y
The start was made arier dusk. The
distance of una miles was covered In
three hours and twenty-two minutes
Co; minutes). The bombardment caused
a great fire and Intense explosions.
I'rrneh Km ptoN'Klst nnd Port Wsi
SrrtliiB- as a Private.
I'A'itH. Aug. ! Andie ilodln, I'gyptol
oglst and poet, has bun killed at the
front, lie was struck by an nerlal tor-
nA.l.. uu 1... u-.iw lenvlnir u i,r)mmiini(-ll..n
' trench' at the back of tho French line,
! He was serving as a private In the com-
M. Godln'M unpublished papers, the re
suit of prolonged research, are to be
edited by Ills fiatiree. Mine. Berths de
Nyse. assisted by some of Godin's schol.
arly frunns.
Three From Kronprllis Wllhrlm
Cnuuht by V. . .Murines.
Nonroi.ic, Vt , Aug, '.i. Three German
sailors from the Interned crulei- Krou-
in Ins Wllhelm were found Hiding e-
1 hind nn oil tank at the tncpcdn boat
. I ':
Yaid last night by a squad of American,
1 ""
The men csoapr-1 from the Interned 1
cruiser nnd swam nemm the rilsaheth
Itlver, Their escape was discovered hy
Capt. Thlerfelder of the Krnnprlns
Wllhelm, who nptlfied the American
1mv.1l authorities. 1
They were tetumed to their ship.
Tnrlvr Hundred Will Itrtiim toj
N. V. I'mter Military Discipline.
Camp Wasiiinuton, FortT Tunny,
N Y, Aug J, -The tr.ilnlm; rump for
hoys, which h.is been held here for the
hint live weeks, will end to-morrow.
when the 1,200 cadets will start foi
their homes.
A parade to-day was the last formal
event nf the encampment, iilthuugh the
military discipline will prevail until the
hoys separate in ,-vevv '.oniion anu ,cw
niiz HrooUljn 'IrnluliiK Movement.
The movement to enroll 10,000 Brook
lyu boys for military training, which Is
hacked by Herman A. Metz, William
Hamlin Chllds. Mrs. II. IMward Dreler
and other prominent Brooklyn residents,
wns launched with appropriate military
ceremonies yeslerday at the Fort Ham
ilton camp for boys. Borough Prcsldont
Pounds headed tho reviewing delegation,
which Included Capt Cliarlen 1: Kll
bourne, I'. S. A., representing Major
Gen, Wood
British S t en 111 er evvburn Hunk.
London, Auk, 9. Tho British steamer
Newbiirn, of Wilt tons, has been sunk
by n submarine, Lloyds shipping agency
announced to-day. The crew was
nrlllah Airmen Near Brussels,
London, Aug. 9. British naval neni
plnncH reached thn vicinity of Brussels
In an air raid, the War Office announced
to-day. Right bombs war dropped on
an airship shed near the city.
Dr. P. W. Mack of Rod Cross
Cnlls Verdun a Diversion
to Aid Somme Fight.
t)r. Fred W. Clack of Huntington, Pa.,
who returned on the steamship Dunto
Atlghterl of the Compagnla Trnnsatlantlca
Itallana yesterdny after having spent
several months with the American Bed
Cross. at tho Verdun front, mild observer
of the battlefield there believed the
Freneh were merely '"playing with the
Through letters of Introduction to high
French authorities which Dr. Black ob
tained from a. prominent surgeon when
he left here eight months ao the physi
cian wa permitted to sec actual light
lt at Verdun, though hot regularly af
filiated with any relief organization. He
was given the uniform of n Captain in
the Bed Cross setvice, and was wounded
while doing ambulance work.
From what hu could i-oo Dr. Black
said, the object of the French ut their
great stron-.huld seemed to be to keep
the German troops so occupied there
that they would not be withdrawn to
the umme front, rather than to Inflict
a decisive defeat, Tho French. In his
opinion, were masters of the situation,
allowing the German occasionally to
capture an unimportant village In order
that they might be drawn Into a disad
vantageous position und mowed down by
machine guns as they moved in massed
French Kill Four for One.
More Germans w-ero killed than cap
tured, ho iald, The French were killing
four Germans, hn estimated, to every
soldier of the republic who was slain by
the Germans. The French freauently
"! - - "J""
proach within thirty feet of their
trenches befote firing and Dr. Black waa
ame to take snapshots at close range.
Later he visited the British front on
the Somme. He said tho Kngllsh were
not displaying as much dash in their
attacks Ms the French and had In fact
been reluctant to undertake the present
diivc until they were supplied at the
request of tile British themselves with a
number of highly trained Ficnch officers.
The latter jro now- directing the Kngllsh
onslaughts, he declared.
Dr. Black wns struck on the left
thigh by a piece from an exploding
bed and was unconscious for twenty-
fjur hours after having been struck by
another which exploded n few minutes
AIo on the Dante Allghlerl was Ed
ward l'altnn, 13 ears old, of Fort'
Dodge, la., who had been pressed Into
service ns a motor driver by the Italian
Government, although he was an Amer
ican citizen, When he went abroad with
a shipment of army motor trucks a yeir
ago he was accused hy the Italian offi
cers of being a deserter from the army
and liable to service. He admitted that
his grandfather was born In Italy, but
his father and himself were native born
Impressed Nevertheless.
Nevertheless, as ho had no papers to
prove his citizenship, he was forced
under threats of Imprisonment, he said.
to drive a. car near the Isonzo front.
nn l.viinurv "i his rirht hin n
clipped by a bullet fired bv an Austrian
sniper high up on a peak. While he
was In the hospital his case came to
the notice of Boger Treadwell. American
Consul at Turin, who effected his release.
Paltan Intends to bring a claim for
damages for his paralyzed hand.
otheis among the passengers were
the Bev. Vincent B.irtuska of the
Lithuanian Church of the Holy ("rnsi
.it Mount Carmel, Pa., who Investigated
conditions among the conquered Llthm
nlans and said they had Just enough
fvd to get through the winter, npd
Major Arthur l.arey-naker, formerly
organist of Calvary Baptist Church, who
warned all Americans to keep out of
Swltzerlind because of the serious In
dignities to which men and women were
subjected hy oftleluls In their seal to
maintain neutrality
The Dante Allghlerl brought l.SOO
Italltns In the steerage, an exceptionally
heavy number of third cHss passengers
for war times.
French Work tarried On Through
Aid f Americana.
Paius, Auk ? .Justin Godart. Vnder
Secretary of Plate for Sanitary Service,
foinially Inaugurated to-day an exten
sive work, undertaken largely through
Ameri'-an ifnrt, fur the reeducation of
mutilated French soldiers men who
have lot legs or arms In the war.
The schools in which the men are to
be taught are located at Neullly-sur-Marne
as a part of the Malson Blanche
llorpitnl, whero tile Government has set
aside a numher of separtile buildings for
the training of annlc and legless
soldiers In new lines of usefulness.
The representative of many countries
assisted in the organization of the
school, but the greater part of the aid
came from the I'nlted States, the largest
gift having been made by Kdwnrd T.
Stoteshuiy of Philadelphia. Mr. Stotes
bury subscribed I
000 for the schools.
Are You Insuring Yourself?
American Surety Uldg,
Known throughout th
umnlry. DMluollvn ad
drc "inn llrosdway,"
Muprrli Omet
Marble anil mahosany
rtiilh. Perpetual light
and air. Moderate renu.
411 Branch Offices and
over la.imu Ascm-lps in
Ihe United Htatcs.
Private Hire Seritre tn
I'ltl.bursll. lletrlsnl
and Chicago (timet.
Tells U. S. Correspondent
Allies liiivc Hccn Having
"a Jolly Good Time."
Lost)!, Aug. 9. "The Allies have
been having n Jolly good time since I
saw you Inst," said the Karl of Derby,
Under Secretary of War, In meeting the
American correspondents to-day. Lord
Derby discussed the present military sit
uation frankly, but declined to make tiny
prophecies beyond the assertion that he
wns convinced there was no possibility
of tho Initiative again falling Into the
hands of the Germans.
"It Is not a bit of use compnrlng the
casualties on our front with the ground
gained," continued Lord Derby. "As it
whole, the problem must b considered
from the standpoint of the efect on other
fronts. In the first place, and In the num
ber of Germans we are able to kilt. We
have prevented the sending; of vast Ger
man forces to the eastern front, where
the Russians arc making such Impressive
progress, and It Is Indisputable that the
latest offensive on the western front ha
relieved the pressure on Verdun.
"You will recall that last year the
Germans, using their railways to the
best advantage, sent reenforrements
from one front to another with the ut
most facility. They are not doing this
now and will never be able to do it
"Kvery Austrian killed or captured
must be replaced with a German. This
process cannot go on forever. The pen
dulum, now stopped, will not again swing
for the Germans. We are killing many
Germans, and this work will eventually
end the war.
"It is foolish to bctlltlle our own
troops hy belittling the Germans. Al
though they are no longer the 'top tiger"
they are still fighting like tigers. For
concentrated fury nothing In the war
exceeded the fight our troops hod with
the Brsndenburgers on the Somme front.
"Although I have no more Inform i
tlon concerning the Russlsn victory
thsn you read In the press, I nm con
vinced that the operation Is tremen
dously Important, for you will notice
that 2,000 Germans, not Austrian, have
bren taken with some of their big guns.
.Such a thing does not happen every day.
"We are applying pressure on all
sides and will continue to apply It until
the successful conclusion of the war."
Som Thnt Cost 10 Cents Be
fore War Now Up to $t.50
Xonc for Open Sale.
Dyes brought to this country on the
German submarine Dcutschland are to
be handed out to manufacturers hero
within the next few days, according to
the distributers, who are to receive the
product from the American consignees.
None of If will be put on sale In the
open market, for i-ieh of the distributes
hss his own customer, to whom the few
tons available are to no.
1 ?! nM ,,,al 1,0,1)9 of ,hc 'es that
sold at 10 cents n pound before the war
nre now from H.r.O to J70 a pound.
The Deutschland's dyes will be ap
praised by the New York customs of
ficials, they having had more experience
, in sucn matters than the Baltimore ap
praisers. Samples are now being shipped
to this city, The remainder of the
product Is being released under bond In
the customary way, 10 per cent of the
total li-lng kept in public storehouse In
Baltimore pending the decision of the
There Is little chance that the cus
toms officials will find the dves under
valued. The valuation must be based
on the market price In Germany. It has
not been learned what that price Is, but
It Is known that the original figure has
been multiplied many times since the
war began. The purchasers of the dyes
In this city say that this prico has been
sub'tantlated hy reports from Germany
nnd agrees with the valuation put on
the shipment.
There are six distributers In New
York, who are to receive the dyes from
the consignees for distribution to the
trade, i nese are the B.nllscho Comnallv
H. A. Metz & Co.. the Bayer Comnanv.
the Kallc Color and Chemlcnl Company.
the Cassella Color Company and the
jiernn Aniline company
Prlrst Killed In Action.
Briii.in (by wheless to Sayville), Aug.
. Several priests were killed nnd the
prior and other priests seriously
wounded when the hospital at Oorlti
was destroyed by Italian artillery, ac
cording to Information received by the
Overseas News Agency. The news
agency says the hospital displayed the
Bed Cross Hag.
British nulldlng Many Ship.
LuNt'ON. Aug. 9. lAnuiV .VMiiijIiio
UenMcr shows that there weie 440 mer
clinnt vessels, of a tonnuiro of i.r,nn.uon
Kingdom at the end of June.
Of course you believe in insurance. You would not think of doing wit1 -out
fire insurance or life insurance. But what about our bu-wiR
funds? Are you underwriting this risk vourself? Suppose s-our caiic
defaults such things are happening everv da who will make K'11 '
the loss?
Right now this rnisfortune mav be imminent. Whv run such a r '
Hdelity bonds cost little, and the bond of
American Surety Co.
of New York 1,,
furnishes absolute assurance of prompt reimburse
ment! Ask us about it, before it is too late!
General Offices 100 Broadway
Telephone Hector MJV
Brooklyn Brunch 1S! Montague St, Telephone Main iiw-
I llt'N IKCM
IU..NUV It. I.V.MA.V. Chairman.
J. g. Alexander
C'harl II. Allen
John A' rierinn
Kdwln I.. Illabnn
Charle A. Ilondy
II. It. Ilronn
Newcnmli Carlton
K. F. Carry
( lirenie tr.. Chapman
Oili II. Culler
lilt hard luUOrtd
Jsmea It. Iluke
K. M. I. U It t:TZ,
iks nhelm
i. Ilorsee lliirdln
llrnrv H.
A. J, llrmphtll
r. 1 1 lime
II, C. Keren
I-'. Ml. Klrby
P. W. LafrenU
Kdwsrd K. I.00111I1
I,. F. I.nres
M. N. Mi Comtek
and Surety Bonds
We're talking to boys
Boys' blouses and shirts.
1581 were $1.00
376 were $1.05
1316 were $1.50
65c now
Boys' bathing suits.
76 were $2.00
98 were $2.50
30 were $3.50
$1.55 now
62 were $4.00
$2.55 now
For fathers we might
add that besides special
values in straw hats and
fixings there are many in
teresting things in men's
suits, especially at $20 and
Rogers Pebt company
at 13th 8t
at Warrsn
at 34th St
Fifth Aft.
t Hit St
The sign of a convenient
Large open space, suit
able for executive offices or
show rooms.
Particularly light and
358 Broadway
British nnil French Ambassador
Sre "JUmp nt Kntrntr."
BEM.t.s', via wireless to Sayville, Aug.
'J. According to advices from Petro
grail, by way of Stockholm, the ret'r
ment of Serglus Saznnoff from tlit
ItussUn Ministry of Foreign Affairs i'l
to strained relations between Premier
Stunner nnd Sir George Buchanan, the
British Ambassador,
After fazonnff'H dlsmlssil, the ad
vices state, the British And issad r
paid an ostentatious visit to M S.iz n ff
i Mt ,n I'innlsh resort wheie In, .1
. recuperating. Neither Amh.iss.nl, r IU-
1 chanan nor the I-tench Amh.iss.n
lis said, has seen Premier Stunner si" e
1 M. Saronoff's retirement, vvh h
trlbuted to his pronotmred Atic' ,
1 and the two Ambassadors are '1 I
as speaking openly nnd lotur'v t
the "slap to the Kntonte" invo' i,l
Nnfrty llurenn Favored.
Wasiiinuton, Aug P A bill t cute
a bureau of labor safety ax the, Pep!
ment of Labor was reported favi rMy
to-day by the Senate Committee n I'.iu.
cntliiti and Labor, The propusul iii,''j
would Investigate and report 'itst
safety plans and devices of all I, nd ex
cept those relating to railway opeut n,
which n committee aniendtiien' t v 1n
John Sherwln
Win, skinner
Untied V M, 1,111
It. 4. , Nml 1 li
lalenllne I1, Minlei
I'dnanl II. sieiilnliK
(.in I., I rlnp
ilieiiiliire V V.ill
I.. V. Wjlto
A. W. Mellon
Andrew Mill.
. II. Moore
J. II. Mnrrun
W. A. Nu.h
Seward I'roater
II. (i. Held
X. W. Itnaendale
l.lndasy Itutasll
Mm. I' VVhlilnt
Jnnri 11, an
Allien II. VI I ml 11
J. li. Neliinidlapp lieurse I. VVIixm
Samuel N. Hharp Itrnn.nii VVInllirup
It. H. BIIOVVN, Hr.t VI.e-ITe.l.lrnl
Meat iKShsS
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