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IENCO, CABM1NE Cehtral rtutlanrl Irlate CHATHAM KIMGR A Dath M OILL, M1CHAM. HamtramrK Mich 1 HAIR MERTOV V Ear! la 1Jnl.I.ER EDWARD 1 Mton til O'UVUOHLIN OI.OROl D Muirl SrilH.T, AO. II , :i llominl t ta street ewark, , 4. SEDER THOIIVS (. Racnrrott Term TATLOR M H AUenno -. , )jlioti VAUTRA1N AI.EX E Now url inc t died or CCID1-T M1 1)1111 K cLr Vrlxatvs ROOTII. .IVMIH II . Montrlilr I PARKER IURR iiion Mil HOIMU.I) s .m j prceant" CROWE JOHN RnlPlch N ( BTUBBLLI'IEI I 3Tt E lln.nbfrjr Tei "WHITE, WILLIAM A Houston Trx Corporals k AISLIIfi5UN 1-I(11 rtvuuri Mas" BRANTLET l H vm 1L n teuraeiow n S C nUNCAN' JOSEPH Old Orrhird Me KTZVVILSON JMES E New London N H AJWEL i VVIL-- It i lulln.illi- O STEVEN'S JOS.EPH It llcrrv S V Private BARTIt.TT, VV ll.I IV, 00.! Inlrvien treet. , 1'ottsTlIle. l'a. COMBS. THEODORE Hamilton o FRENI, SANTO Eaet Unit m Ma HAYS JESSE E Hansford Tex HES.KETT. CLARENCE M J enter No, Dak HOLIFJELD OEOHOE T Rrockpnrt I I HOLSAPrLE. IRA T 01en.11 Mont KHOURY CHARLES TorrlnBton i win KRECH, FREI- Portace Wl McORAW. WILLI UI T Ion Vnaelrs Lai TAONE. RAPHAEL Middleman I nnn PL'RH, VV ll.I IV VI J, 110 south Irvln ne- nae. Neratitan. Va I' 'Iv"? The army casualty lit today con fe&Ulned fifty names divided a follows E$tji Killed In action, G, died nf vvounc"3 ' 4it? died ' accident and other ciusei itri , JtOSE, FKXNKI.IN V.. (olts,lle. Pi hft r ETILLITANO JOSEPH Hoeihlll Vtaej IBS' "k" SsTfER. VINCEVT IUv cm vii h TOLLESOV, JOHN- V. aIroi VrU 4 TOTVNSEND KDVVAItlJ Oanvlll Via -" AVRAY. I.AIRD A srf att P vVaeh ' -TOtTvO, ADOI.ril I... 1033 Iteno street, " Philadelphia. ' ii?TOtING. FREDERICK Jl Elmhurat N T "l TBISONtRS PRI IOI s. K VUKli D MIINO , t nrporals . E1JITTY FRLD VV , New Haven Conn - DtilOX FRANKLIN" J nrookllne V!as 8ABATINI JOEI'H IlrooTctMi N V l,u,:!fr ' h. ifc.VAVIAR V, JOSLPH VI N linen , Conn ' Trliates RER.VARD I hON Hopkinton Ma BRIOHTMA.N RICH VRU A. Fall liner Mao 1 CLARK KDVV RI lollmsvllo Conn trCOLEMAV JAVIt.si F Ni- Hen Conn nt ,,COI,LINCS, HERIIERT Vorwa.k Conn "DOL.KN. HAROLD K Nrw Hiven c onn , ETJ.IOTT NORVIAN C Webster Ml" OEBi NEWMAN S I (rlbQU Me iOLDRICK IWIFS c N Haien Conn K KENN'BY xntARLE U East Rock Road "NorwaUs,. conn JL.UFIvIN HARRV VI rrovidj-nee R I LYNCH HERN Villi I rirookln N V McCARTIN lOHN r New Haven, conn OiJON" CPWARI V Bristol conn V ''MTOCHE1 I I JVVH F I'awlu ket R 1 I ivRItDLE OLARENi B H llristnl Conn TIEilAN CrfARI ISLF Uiton K B) the United Prest Oltann, Onl , Jul) 8 R. U Smith, Paterson N. I was listed as vvpunded in toda s Canadian casualty - list.. HILL 204 CAPTORS TREED FOE - 2 lankees Climbed Into Brandies anil Dislodged Skulkers liy the Imited Press Willi the VmerlcaiiH 1111 the Marne, r July 8 American trocps aided th Fremh 'n clearing Hill 2m which as dominates 1 hateau-TlueiiJ fi m the ' west The Americans were swimming and plaing baseball when the French com mander was notified to tak a Tew of them on the attack Several entire com 1 , panles volunteered and soium were i selected from each The aitaclei ig force fought in a vvcod and on the side of the hill for three hours It was largel) hand-to-hand work home of the boches had el nibed trees to escape the barrage and had pulled machine guns up with them With these thej poured a heav tire Into the ,Franco-Amertcans, who used rifles and grenades In bringing them down. An American serreanf vvm hnel ev. hausted his grenades against a borne machine-gunner In a tree threw down his rifle, climbed the tree stuck the German- -with bis detached bajonet and pitched the bod) down tu;;CONSIDER BALLIN, k run quid iv1 a ivt crtD Ikuehlmann's job ltuitr tt i- 1 t 1 fetA- aiser, Iteming ana LUCleildoril Discuss Making Business Man Foreign Secretary V Si Amlrdm, July 8. By T -n; s The 6' C lTTnma- ei.Bnm,llAi, .An irartllln. nn ftf '' " ' "" s... , c.vlllfe MI1U , 3T H General -von LudendorT have held a con- J jtrence-at tlerman headquarters, where advisability of appointing Albert to the post of foreign secretary. Whn succession to Doctor von Kuehlmann I" ? . . . .. - - " '-- .-,.. vs,.s.k-. vvas discussed, accordins to Information ,rcelv'ed here today ''iJk " ?T e0' I"! !Vf, JICI.1 (Jdlllll 1,0a licmu .--..- .V.- . .. If... tl.llln .n. V..oa ir.ot the. Hamburs-Aitlerlcan Line, and 'he has played a prominent, part i' j;itulldlpif up German shipping interests ftetHaMr, Is understood to be one of a t. faction 6t Germans vVho desire an early conclusion of the warJn ordtf that ,Ger- 'niany' may rebuild her foreign trade. A ,fTtat deal of dlssatlifac-llpn aver the prMtjn foreign policy has been express. lately by eommerclaJ interests, which ,tuii urged various reforms. Ballin visws thewarJiuMtion from the business nan's fcUWiMBK.,, Anzac8 Gain Ground on Pic'ardy Front Contlnnul from Tare One north of Chalons and the neighbor hood of Amleni. From the best Information obtain nble. It appears tint tho Germans during the coming offenshe will hae between thirty and forty divisions (300 000 to 400,000 men) capable of partlclpitlnc In tho attack The American forces tonight are restlnp on their aims, awaltlnp the enemv offensive, and If It happens! mat tne enemy starts ugainsi me positions held bv the Americans, Wlliuil VKClllt idiiiiri nrvcij uic iiticn- , can troops will give a sood anount of themselves. i While awaiting for the coming storm the Americans are discussing the exploit of a lv-idful of comrades from n ret tain unit who participated with the Trench In operations at Hill ?04 vesteid.iv Thev were invited to l watch the attack and, If the ctred to to Join in It Many moie volunteeied , than could be accommodited. The American aviators In the Cha iteiu Thlerrj sector engaged In ev ! eral fights today and two enemy pUnes were shot down cL.-izl U. S.-FRENCH '' ATT4CKS REPELLED Uirliii, lulv S Attatks In slicing foice bv Amiilcans and 1'rench we-t 'of Chateati-Thlen arn teported in the official communication fiom licad nuntters Sundav Bitter hind to-hind tlghtlng continued during the dav and nlsht The Gorman commmd declares tlie Httacks broke down with hcavj losses ARTILLERY INCREASES Oi L'.S.LORRAIELIiE . VV ttii the Vmerlrnn Vnn in I rnnce, Jul S (Bv 1 N 1 I There Ins heen Rti liirien n thn 'artillen nitivltv on the Anvt nn ec tor of tlie I orralne front V Cerium airpltne fell oi, the T uol front Two New "vot n(tni Heiuv lolin on .mil Fioliert Holilni-'i win distin guished thernselvps m mc tune igo in i tight igalnst (lermiin 'n the rgonne . I'orest when both were tiled for 'decorations hive now received their French AWir irop-e The men were Inldlnc n outpost hn it vv.i" att.Kked B the ue rr theii rltU-s ind hnnd gren ide the negroe diove the bodies off Ilohln son was wounded In the melee Johnson nrrled hl rompinlon baik to i dugout "ii his Imi k ind then letuined to the Tot which he held agiin-t auithcr "iciman .ut.uk althrugh wounded PERSHING REIIEITS V. S. IV A R ACTIVITIES B thr .issonatcil Proi VV nshlngtnn, lUiV S c.fneral PerHhings communique for sundav reporting a Miccissful riid in the osges in which looses in killed wounded ind prisoners pr Inflicted upon the rneinv vui the di.v passed uuletlv at other points held bv merl c vn The text was as follows 'Headquarters merican i:pedltion .uv Fcrces .lulv . Ills Section V In the osges ne made i succes'ul nfd killing and wounding .i iiuiiiuer oi me enein atio taking sev eral prisoners The dav passed quietlj i at other points occupied bj- our troops sclion H In the fhateau-Thlerrv legion betwe-n lulj 4 and 5 the rifle and machine" gun duel on the right of our line continued Most of the Oilman Are came as befoie from Hill Vo lot anil 'he Hols nouie-cches .Machine guns were in operation against Bouresches The enemv 's artlllers Are v,a3 dlstinctlv , lighter V much smiller number of his ehells fell on the right of our advanced Positions than during the preceding dnjs although this pirt of our lines lemained I the principal objective It wis also not ihle tint most of the hells whip of smill and medium calibre and that the prnpottlon of gas shells hid diminished On the other hind the (letman anilines ippeirecl In greater numbers and larger formations, a Hum ber of groups of from five to eight air olanta being observed "In the enemv s teai the abnor tnal -roop movemenis which followed our attack oi Vau seemed to have decreised The cncii' is busil en gaged creating inieiiine-ciio iinilac ' i -i i and coa , -tic t'ng , i r wor. Tl i a was evidence jolntl-i- ti the d -suu tion of s .Tinhei aiiinmnit on dump Severil paper balloon a contain ing copies of the Gizette des Ar dennes fell In oar '1 es 'ienc i p , tin s consisting of an nflicei and t ei i t'-lve inenj opei-t rg south of 'lo ( kll'ed one of the engine and aptured lv " others nl, -1 e being 'ouiif' in i' holes One il cur battall n p m -tiat. n the Genu mi I i"s lm tt ,n chluc-gun wim1 i-iiiu m, ail i n i, d afc group of th" tnein ni lulv at the machine i.i i position 'VI it his apcifoac h In the Marne sector held tiv our troops Julv 3 and 4 were quiet The enem p artlllerv fire ai much lcs than qur and wis of a barisslng and de structive niture Much of the enemv ma chine gun and fl fire was In leplj to our fin Theie was a further decrease In the enem h aerial actlvltv The movement of tri ops In the Germin rear areas continues abnormal The flares and signals behind the (lernnn lines hive sllghtlv inci eased From explo slons and fire observed In his rear areas at points on w-hich we were firing at the time It Is believed that we struck at least two ammunition dumps and ignited, a fire which burned fir teveral hours In Plcardv from Julv 3 to Jul 4 toe main event wan the capture of prnoners and a machine gun bv a partv of our men From the statements of prism 3 It was learned that the Germin were told to be on the alert since the Vm r icana were likelj to attempt some opera tion on Independence Da Our partv started In three groups, suppoiteo bv a box barrage The Gernntis offered strong resistance, but were overpow ered Besides suffering heav losses in killed and wounded thev Uft tnree prisoners In our hands The German artlllerv ohowed onlj average activlt There were concen tra ons pear Oantlgnj ind Gnv-sncs with ittempts b the mum to place Interdiction fire on oui r ,ads aionud ille.s-TournelJe ant! Tiroves There were also attempts at adjustment of the northern part of our advanced po sitions There was no reallj heavy fire at anv point Veri few German balloons or planes were In operation n, unrmri In the German areas a Are occurred at Mesnll St. Georges and a heavi ex- piosion oeiween raTerones ana meiray during the night ' INCREASE UA FIGHTING FORCE ."00,000 Will Be Ready for Battle Duty August 1 By the Lniled Press l .kin.,.- ll fi I . ..n.v. ' lesi fi nLi V.r fin.u , h ' -",. . ivoa wi;iiv;ibi rriDiuiik. itu. iiaie more I ,han hal' a million men under his direct command on the western front ready wool,.., rnnn, PAoa., for the fighting line, according to In formation received by members of the Senate Military Affairs Committee to - dav The .51.000 Americans now In the 1 I flehtlnr linn urcnrillnr in r-......i I """', ".. "Iol" l "??' , ........ ...... .. ...., uuca nui illtlUUD lllj A nioFCn nta hHvad. xvltl. b. . T,.tC ' -.j i..n.u t. .jji.i.. . .. unu riciii.ii ii nuuHiwii tu inese, an the troops sent over during June are still In training. There are nearly 300,. nou or these wno, Dy the first of August, will be ready foe battle duty. DrppJ Case Against Hotel Lack ef evidence to shoV that the Regent Hotel, G21 Arch street, vvas a dls cprred to annoy or disturb the neighbors orderly house In which disturbances oc prompted Judge Gorman, sitting today a the uuntcipai court-vto drop tne case asainat tho ProprietorjfvMeyer Schaplrc.v4, encmy'anttrtck jd.vte Marrijepj, and WHERE GERMANS , r- utucZr ( HEAVY " we MtKAS I CS j i itr pit, '"ffiHttZZ V. AUSTRALIANS VV.a5H ADVANCE ir 6yL yiJiT itu viS sa ART1LLERYING IS ACTIVE UPON ALL WAR FRONTS Bv the ioemted Prca The Australians again have made a successful foiwanl pluiiM1 m the vomme --ertor northeist of Amiens whetc, with some Ameinan lielp the ( irrled out their luilllint optrttinn of last week The isKtesiU- uf the ground gained lecentlv In tills .ilea has been considerable and the new pi ogress made has nppareutlv effected a eon Icleiable movement in t lie 15titisli position along a ftont nf well towaui two mile cm lintli sides of the Itlvor Somme While the Hiltish aio thus foitlfving themselves against the ospec ted renew il of the Germ in offensive- in one of the vectois wliere it Is cou sideted ciute likelv lo he liuiichcd. the Kienoli are finding themselves snmcvvhdt nctiveh enigd in an attlllerv duel on the wcsterlv side of lh" M u ne s ilient With the help of thr Vmciii in noithwcst of fliateau-Thiei I v . the Mhecl line as i whole on this fiont his been improved In anticipation of inothel iiicmv offensive The I'rench nc replving pe nllv to the Gel man bombntdment, which is mukel in tne sW.01 defending the illeift-Cottriets forest This ex tensive wooded ire i offers one of the most impoitant obstacles to a re newed Geitn.m advance should it be attempted in this teglon Other iitiberj ictions nie teported southward along the fiont to the Mirne in Minders in l.oiralne and in Italv Theie Is tension nil along t lie wet front in expectation nf the Germans hi caking loose at anj moment with their new diive. GERMANY'S LOSS IN IS CLEARLY Continued from rise One and mac hinder his plans tor imme diate operitions Vs foi the three divisions from which the Austialnns and their Ametican comrades captured 1500 prlsoneis nothing more can be heard fiom them foi some timo to come until thev hive tefltted with new drafts Theii looses vseic verv heavv Thev were at the meicv of the Ivritish tanks arid the Infmtrv which bioke down tlielt defense vvnerever thev fought lather thin maice signs of sut- 1 endet a . The tanks were Vhtouishlng in tlieit tnetliods of mineuvei a"d aroused the wild enthusiasm of the Atistnlians man of whom pel haps hid been a little piejudiced igainst these land shins nftei thpli final Intc nitiirflon Thev Hdvnnted in the half light of dawn without del n mid moved with skill nnd judgment -to ans point wheie the infantiy needed their help The ridlmiv rink rf Germin Fol dlers sunendered lielp eislv wherever the tanks rriwled irouud them with a sweep of fire from their flank" but there were Bnme machine-gun nest where the Germin teims used their veapons with their uual courage and eleadlv resolu tion It was igilnst them that the tanks weie upremelv useful in saving .he lives of the assaulting troops ind de strovlng thee trcng points In one iae thei trampled down six machine gun In action and elsewhere one tank ran over three miehlne guns ' ana t.in, - f.i, ..in .in,. 1 1 1 rt.a and made stmlcrht for it nri crushed It Into the earth with its gunners At in other point a tank destrojed the teams of live he-ivv machine guns and took the weapons in'lde as valuable trophies The tink- hid their most startling adventuie tint morning when one of them steered for .1 mound of earth which the tank pilot shrew dlj suspected was the hiding p'ace of a machine gun nest although ill was quiet there The big engine moved around the hillock when suchienlv out nf a concealed trench on the other side fort men ran In a panic with hands up in token of surrender One machine gun nearbv opened fire but the tink swerved and smashed It under its vast weight of metil The Vustrallin sc ldiers sav fnnklv tint thev could not have advinced with invthlng like the same ease If It bad not heen for this help and theli enthu siasm is aroused to such a pitch that some of them think the end of the war Is In sight If the tanks nre used like this because they give continual possibilities I of surprise It Is a return to the old enthusiasm which greeted the first ap pearance of the tanks In September 1916 revived after occasional disappoint-1 ments owing to the foul ground of some of the battlefields I fter their quick success on lulv t 1 the tanks ciulsed arouna tne capiurea irrnnnrl which the Australians were r,,!uimr rearJv for defense against any counter-attack and the pilots came out'Ldward III strode one da), with his of their manholes for n little fresh air crown on his head his sword at Ills h Jai.rt the Infantrv If theie was anv- side, his gilded spurs on his heels be- thing the) wanted In the wa) of help Th.,. a. little more to do just then, as the field of battle was quiet and the id the prisoners were being marshaled unaer .srnrt: "but the Australians said there , n, some sniping from a wheitfleld, and ' ..... . .. .., ..1.1 ... the) suggested mat a laim snuuiu iuui out the sharpshooters Tank Koutu Snipers "Hlght, oh me " said one of the pilots and maneuvering his enn'ne to get afield of the fire on the spot pointed out gent some small shells Into the wqeaj Instantly a number of Germans jumped nut and fell under the sprav of machine. run bullets which the tank poured Into the standing crop One group of tanks 1- C.IUiaiI t have rntillired thlrtv mil. .. I' u,,ct . . chine guns and caused tne surrenoer o. -u" men When vvnen ine nBniiuK lacms r-euiucu n - , their assembly place after the battle by far the greater number of them were 1 ready to go Into action again without Inm. renal or resnlte. after some forty- ., ' hnur nf heavv and exciting work I This success of the Australians must not blind us to the truth of the general .. .it. inn viM 1, rrmimi n rhamred bv cin.i-. --- --- ,- that local victory The enemy is still I hole ing a po 'erful armv afilnst he British front, with all preparations com plete for a violent otTenslve on a Dig scale, and, whatever may be tho mean ing of his delay, the menace Is still there and must not be underestimated When it mmej. unless some mysterious Influ ence of vvhich I know nothing averts froin this Dart of the front. It will come with powers of civil at any rate approach' Ins (host let loose at eacn stage ot.ine i'Jht MAY STRIKE NEXT Heavy artillery (ire has been opened liy llie Germans at the feveral points Intlirated in the map by ar row, which may herald the open ing of the next phae of their offensivr at any or all of thee placet. The chief points of the bombardment are the fifteen-mile front from the Marne lo Yillers Concrete, and at Bethune, in the Flanders salient. At Hainel, on the Somme, the Australians have bril liantly repulsed the enemv UCAVY AHTIt-uEAr STRIKING FORCE SHOWN AT HAMEL British irmv will he faced with n fierv oideal Dv good fortune thev hive had time to strengthen tn'ir defenses and build uo their havonet strength. 10 that the peril is les than It was two months ago lleinwhiie the front is .1 whole Is falrlj quiet except for fieice bombard- ' ments of villages close to the lines, like Hinges and the mining hamlets In Its neighborhood and the intermittent shell Ing of hatterv positions and a harassing fire on the hack areas Even that has slackened off below normal in eome parts of the line Quiet In Amiens nnd Arrna For some davs now the enemv has sent onlv- a few odd sheila into Amlen" as though satisfied with the damage he has done there and In Arras It was veiv quiet wnen 1 walked through Its Ue- ' vertea ftieets Saturday ind the old spots around I. ens foi a brief Plague pei iod weie no longer under fire To me and to nun) of us there Is something that stirs one deeplv nt the sight nf 111iens From the fields all aiound that counlrv noitli and south of the Somme where the Australi ins are fighting the CUhedt tl Is s, en with Its high thin spiie vigtle as i shadow In 1 the i-kv but splendid In the Imiginitlon of inj "ho have ever w liked up lis greal nave and seen the glorv of its I sculpture llverv few hundred vards of giound 1 gained by the Australians, Kngllsh or Ametican ttoops above the valle of the Somme mikes for the greater rafetv or tint old citv which nianj nf our men ll.n.. . . - , . . . . ... '" mine w hnow unu aumire 111 tms i " ."" . hc 'use of l,s oauty and the good life that was once there: but It is Btlll under the fire of German guns when ever thev like to turn them on it, and It Is w Ith a kind of abominable apprehen sion that one wonders each daj whether , th(. ratnedraI ins beell hit In a new place and vvheiher it will go trie wa of nneims and Arras and the Cloth Hall at "V. nres and the Se Otientln Cntlieilral and those nohle places which have been ruined bejond lepalr In this war. It Is to the credit of he enemv that so lai ne nas restialneel ills gunners from making a target of AmlenH Cathedral A few shells have pierced It but so far no Irreparable damage has been done and vestei'as when I walked up Its nave aglin, joking up to tho celestorv and the high nches which lift one s soul a little further from earth. I could find no worse thing than I had seen the last time I was there some of Its pieclous windows had been removed after othei s had been bioken b) shell splinters Some of the statues hail been taken down from their pedestals, and sandbag barriers had been built between the chapels and the plctutes had been carried awav to safet so that In this vast loneliness of the Cathedral there was a tragic look of abandonment Holds Spirit of I ranee Hut it still holds all the spirit of France and a thousand memories of iKngllsh history are bouid up with those of 1-iance Beneath those ver arches fore claiming the kingdom of France and began the One Hundred Years' War Henry V leaned against one? of the very pillars when he whispered Into the ear or Dame Katherln who was his queen Poor Amiens has been sadly stricken, but it Is still a world away from such ' ruin as that of Arras, where I heard the coring at pigeons through the noise of gunfire where they mated above the broken pillars of cathedral ruins, which have no roof but the sky, and where wild flowers grow amid the fallen ma-i-cnry of the Hotel de Vtlle and through the crevices of the old Spanish houses which have been smashed and burned these three )ears past It Is astonishing how nature takes 1 nnssesslnii nt the rllln thai uae m9lrs .'.... '.. .. .-.. i and nideB its ugliness beneath a riot of I color A year ago the long range of Vimy Ridge was all bare where It had i been torn up by shell fire, and not a blade of grass grew on Its slopes. Now it Is all aflame with scarlet popples, I mingled with clumps of cornflowers, i bluer than a pollus coat, and flowers that were In Shakespeare's Ungland and In the France of the Troubadours, who wove them Into garlands of song So It Is along all the British trench system, and the men go up to the fighting line through waves of color, and outside the dugouts are wild gardens rich In scent. At Souchei. where the town haa been wiped clean off the map, there are rosea blooming wher,a once there were cottage gardens, and It 1s only the new shr.ll- It holes made by the German gunners Searching fcf batteries pj theii "Vong Up to the line vvhich clear away tho tangled growth and cut down, the plan now Moow!nnriU$U4ttI$n2!l ." ITALIANS GAIN ON TWO FRONTS Win Ground in Col Caprilc and Monte Grappa Sectors OPERATION !N ALBANIA GerinaritChicfs Directing Of-1 fcnsive Teutons Concen trating Troops R the Associated Trcn . Rome, Julv 8 Italian troops veMtrdav advanced their front line In the legion of Col ICaprlle, the Italian War OtTlce announced today Tn the Monte Grappa region tho Italians gained further ground north ward of Mnsslk on S'aturdav i:ieht I cneni airplanes were destroved es , terdaj In air battles, Tho text reads 1 ' In the Lagarina Valle and the Vai ( larsa there was more frequent harassing artlllerv firing vestetdav To the nofth 1 or Monte Dl Val Bella our patrols, after I a brink struggle, drove back enemy teconnolterlng elements "On Monte Grappa on Saturday we .gained ground north of MaBlk, taking lifts -one prisoners and capturing two machine guns and a flame projector "Yesterday In the region of Col t aprlle we extended our advanced occu- patlon, j ' l.lglit hostile midlines were brought j down, In nlr fighting " 11 man ana Krencli troops in Mbania on lulv 6 began an opeiatlon betweeni the ccist and the Tomorlca Valiej, the Italian War Office also announced The opeiatlon still Is In full and satlsfactorv development, the statement adds More than 11 thousand prisoners so far have heen taken bv the Kntente allied forces ty the United Prei "lib the Italian Armies In Hie Field, Julv S The latest Italian vlctorv pushed the lAustiians back four miles farthei from Venice as the tesult of one of the most stubbornlv fought acticns In the war In the wet triangle of dikes and mud-filled canals on the lower Plive The Austrian had stronglv fortified everj house, mill and Infrequent drv spot in this region Italian artlllerj mitetlailv aided in the vlctorv bv pre venting the enemv bringing up food from the mainland Paris Julv S General I-udendorff visited Austrian heidqunteis In the Trentlno lo hasten I prepiratlons for resumption of the 1 offensive on the Itnl'au front accord , Ing to advices from Swiss sources todiv j Kc e nfoi cements are said tr be concen tr.itlng lr the Innsbruck and Trentlno I rtg 01 s The Swiss frontier has been closed RIGHT BANK OF NEW PIAVE CLEAR OF FOE VVnlilntnn. Julv 8 (Bv I N- S ) in the laiwer plave ifter successive svstenntlc ittacks carried out in the face of the most stubborn resistance on the part of the Austrlans Italian troops have cleired completclv the right bank ol the ljew Piave. said an official dis patch lo the II ill in cmlnssv todav The whole delti of the river, extend ing ftflv miles which had been In the possession of the enemv since last No vember, has been leconquered b) the It illan troops the dispatch added Sev ,i.l hundred prisoners weu brought in dm ng the ac tion e,u Monte Grappi Italian infantrv delivered 1 surprise attack on a well fot titled summit, driving off the etiemv and beating back counter-attacks On tlie slego plateau hiench troops, bv a lurpilsi attack ciptured seventy ptisoners nnd two machine guns aftei violent fighting Two hostile planes weie shot down during the engagement No Separate Trial for "Ike" Deutsch t niitlnueil from Pace One Grav s argument that there was no doubt that there was some advantage In a separate trial on't VV aste "Farmers' Time. "It Is our desire," he said, "to give a fair trial and take care of all the es- ' """ l,s but to give ng luxuries" He pointed out that the Fiflh Ward cases would take some time, and that In a farming communltj time Is precious Just now ' Deuuscli knews he has had nothing lo do with anv of these men to show a consplracv,' said Grav According to the testlmnnv hrought nut bv the Com monwealth at the heiring the Maor sought ' to get Care) and In doing so helped Deutsch, Ora) declared ' Peutsch ' he added, 'was onl) an Incident " Judge Butler pointed out that the difference in the case of Ma)oi Smith, who had been granted a severance as that Deutsch actuillj was on the r grcund meaning the Fifth Ward, where, as the Maor's office in City Hall placed him apart phvsicailv from the scene of the Fifth Ward affair In the argument for the bill of par ticulars. Judge Butler pointed out that 1 Grav's request would compel the Com- monwealth to disclose its evidence Gray maintained the bill would compel them to ahem onlv thai the) intended to prove, not the evidence The Judge suggested that the testimony at the hearing would suffice for that He said testimony at the Hearing apparently showed some scheme of wrongdoing retlllona Too I atr Judge Butler also called Graj'a at tendon to the fact that the petitions should have been presented earlier, and said Gray had promised to get them In Jum Gray answered he had been delajed by Illness "I don't look for any continuance of the cases." said Gray, "I prepose to trv them " He said the District Attorney could I file a bill of particulars within twenty-! four hours It was announced that the defendants at the trials, vvhich start next Monday, would he tried on only two bills of Indictment. One hill charges I conspiracy to violate the Shern law I The other charges conspiracy to Intlml. date voters and an agreement for the commission of crime. , The bill charging actual commission of the murder will not be tried at this time It will be held pending the dis position of the other bills Assistant District Attorney Gordon announced that 190 witnesses, ninety more than were heard at the hearings, would be subpoenaed, it a taior, but he cettlnly does give The defendants, besides Deutsch are, Police Lieutenant Bennett and Patrolmen Uram. Feldman, Wlrtschafter, Murphy ana itayaen Gray objected at the opening of the hearing because the district attorney filed answers to ids petitions! ten days ago without notifying him. The answer Jiie UVrae io-aj-i, LA VITT0RIA ITALIANA AL DELTA DEL PIAVE Gli Italian! Occupano Tutta la Zona c si Forti- ficano Tubllthfrt ami Dlslrlbuted Under PERMIT No 3I AulhnrUMl b the art nf OctoW M 101 T on tile at the rostoMce of rhlla delnhla t'n Ry order of the President A fl nURLESO.V rostmaater General Dal Quartler Generale Itatlano, 8 lucllo. liiltimn vlltorla Itallana ha splnto Incllclro nil Austrlarl per oltrc qttattro mlglla dIu' In la' tla Venczia. como rlsultato ill perllnacl ailonl coniballl e ncl triangoto del paludoso terreno lerso la foce c tra I canall ncl basso corso del I'lave. Oil austrlarl avevano fortlllrato slrcniiainentc oriiI tasa nel niintl asrluttl ill clettn redone. Iarflcllcrla llaliana inalerlalmento aluto" nel rac eliinclmcnto della vlttoria, prevenenclo co! -tta fuoro che II nemlco potcsse portarc proylcioni dalle lince nrln cloall. Mlellala dl noldatl combatte rono Inimersl nell'acqua, ed In parecchl puntl rERlunsero I reticnlati die nro leccevano ell appostamenll deJIe niltragllatrlrl, r, superatlll. si tetta rono sul cannonlerl austrlarl impu Biiaiido la balonetla e slermlnantloli in una lotta a corpo a corpo. riu' dl 1300 mltragliatrlcl e set mor tal da trlncea sono stall tatturall In tietto moclci. Itanin, 8 lugllo Dalle nollzle giunte dalla fronte dl battaglia, confertnate dal rapportl del Quartler Generale Itallano, si tilev.i die le valoiose truppe itallane, operantl nel settoie merldlonale della llnea del Plave, hanno resplnto gll austiiacl al dl la' del Plave Nuovo e si sono stabllltl nella elesa teglone tra I cotsl del vetchlo e nuovo Hume Gll nustrlacl sono stall cosl' costretti ad evacuare ed hanno siiblto perdlte gravlsslme durante com battlmentl che si svolsero nel dlfflcoltoso terrenq paludoso t'n telegramma da l.ondra annunzzla che a v lenna e stato pubbllcato un boi-I lettino die ammette la rltlrata delle ttuppe teutonlche sulla rlva orlentale del flume, aserendo che l'evacuazlone dvl delta del Plave fu effettuata dm ante le notll dl veneidl e sabato, alio scopo ell rlsparmlnre peidlte non nccessarle Store Opens Daily 9 A. M. BONWIT TELLER & CO. Qhe Specialty Shop OriainaUon6 CHESTNUT AT 13th STREET FOR TOMORROW (TUESDAY) Pre-Inventory Clearance Sales Women's Summer Dresses Cotton Voile, in white, I "7C Embroidered Organdie 19 -7C with color combinations " J Dresses A Figured Dimity and 1A 7C Fancy Stripe Tissue 1 fi 7 Voile Dresses 1U,'J and Imported Dimity L u u White Embroicfeted Net Dresses 1 Q ff Sport Dresses of Crepe de Chine and Satin, -' " 1 Q 0 Imported Cotton Voile and Crepes in Pastel Shades OC AA Navy 'Blue and Black Georgette Crepes, OQ CA Foulard and Flowered Georgette Dresses, . . . O O (( Women's Summer Suits 137 Women's Sport and Semi-Dress Suits, the season's choice colorings in Silk Jersey, Tricolette, Crepe de Chine, White Wool Jersey and Gabardine in a variety of attractive models, OO gA Formerly up to 55.00. -4.uU All Cloth Suits 875 Tub Skirts of Gabardine, Linen Crash, Materials in a Large Variety c)f Styles, and Belt Arrangements. $3.50 Snecial I 35 for Tuesday An exceptional opportunity to secure two or three hatsYor the price of one. We fiave taken 150 hats that formerly sold for 10.00 to 20.00. To Close Out, J Ecco 11 testa del comunlcatp ufTlclale, pubbllcalo nel ponterlgglo cl lerl dal Mlnlstero della Gucrra In Roma: "Tra II Silo ed II Tlave lo ncratre truppe, con perfetta manovra c slanclo Irrcslstlblle, hanno raggluntn la rlva destra del Plave Nuovo e resplnto II ncmlco dall altra parto del flume, fortlfi candosl sopra tin ato tratto dl ter rono ricatturato, ciascun metro del quale mcttra tracce dell'eplco combat tlmento e fornlsce la prova dello gravis 8lme perdlle subtle dal nemlco "II 21-mo Corpo d'Armata ha supetato vittorlosamente dlftlcoltose operazlonl, loprendosl dl novella gloria, La quarta dlvlslone dl fanterla tu quella die partl colarmente si distlnse II contegno delle truppe fu splendldo I.a fanterla, tra la quale vt era un regglmento dl marlnal ! rlpartl della rtegla Guaidla dl Klnania, combatterono ton sublime ardore 1arttglierla del Corpo d'Armata e gruppl dl artlgllerla della Ilegla Ma rina contrlbulrono notevoimente al suc cesoo con 11 loro efflcaclsslmo fuoco ' I nostrl acrnpianl e quelll degli Alleatl, cd anche gll Idroplanl della Ilegla Marina parteclparono alia batte glla con Inaudlta audacla. Speclale onore deve essere trlbutalo al trenta treeslmo Battagllone Zappatori del Ge nlo, per l'erolsmo ed II valore splegato ' Sull'altlplatio dl Aslago un ripirio dl truppe francesi effetuo' una brlllante Incursfone suite llnee nemlche a Zocchl, annlchllendo la guarnlgione in un vivace nnMCnlil..l. -n....- .1..- ..IU..Ilt tcwiiiwaitiiiicuku V caiiui uuiiu uuc uiiivjimii ailstrlacl e sessantaquattro uomlnl dl truima, nonche' due mltragliatrlcl. ' Tra la Valle Frenzela ed II Brenta (Altlplano dl Aslago) II nemlco tento" tre volte dl attaccare le nostre poslzlonl a Corone I'gll fu sanguinosamente resplnto " CLASS ONE NEARLY DRAWN I'iliuustcil by September .Says Kahn, Discussing Age Cliange B) the United Prcis VVHshlnntiin. .lulj 8 With 1 ecess plans temporarllv nbandnned, talk of changing draft ages again bobbed up in congress Hula 1 Hepresenlative Kahn. ranking lle- publican of the House Mllltart Affairs 1 onunlttee, will confer with Secretnrv of 'Win Hakei and othei War Department otllclnis this week lo get a definite Aldea of what, leglslitlon thev want nitrn duced and acted upon Draft ages must be broadened before the next session lo avoid calling men of deferred classes, Kahn said todav. If draft calls ale kept up at the present rate. Class I will be exhausted hj Septembei." Kahn said 'Draft calls will be larger. If inn thing during the next two months than 1 tie have been in the list month ' Closed All Day Saturday Reduced to a Fraction of -Women's Outing and Sport $3.90 and Handsome Silk Sport Slcirts, models developed in Baronette, Wash Silks, Faille Silk in striped materials. Many were up to 22.50. Extraordinary Sale of Millinery i - -. v - JUt. court-martialopenS ;?j IRISH TREASON TRIAL Corporal Dowling, Who Landed From German Sub marine, Faces Jury ? the Associated Prtts London, July 8 The trial b) court-martial opened here today of Corporal Joseph Dowling, who landed on the Irish coast In a German collapsible boat two months ago and since has been a prisoner In the Tower of London Corporal Dowling. In civilian clothe", was brought to the court In an automo bile ambulance, handcuffed to a British soldier and accompanied hj a noncom missioned officer, armed with a revolver. Lord Chelemore prcs'ded. Cor poral Dowling who Is of medium height and wideawake appearance pleaded not gulit to the formal charges, which are under three heads: First, that while he was a prisoner of war In Ger- , i, ii,i a insiil force: second, '"""J 's J...--.. that he endeavored to Induce others to Join; third, that he participated In an, attempt to land a hostile force In Ire laud Planned "Irldli Hrlgaele" Sli Archibald Bodkin the prosecutor, descilbed at great length the German plot launched at the end of 101 for the formitlon of an 'Irish brigade" from among the Irish taken prisoner on the British front The sciemc, Sir Archibald said was lepudlated bv most of the prisoner"' but Dew ling and a few others Joined the brigade ind acted as tecrultlng ageits The prosecutor described the meansj used bv the German to induce Irish men to Join and In particular the Ger nnn promises to them leading: At the end of the war the German Government undertakes to send every nieinher of the Irish brigade to the I lilted States ' sir rchlbald Bodkin read a long document. Issued bv the Germans at Llmburg Camp which said 'The Irish In America nre collecting monev for this brigade Join the new unit nnd win vour Independence The Irish brigade la to fight solelv for the cause of Ireland, with the moral und material assistance I of the German Government Closes at S P. M. Former Prices Skirts- Plain and Striped Various Pocket ' $5.00 exclusive Special 13.50 3.50 and 5.00 rJ f M nHrayMi -r hi f ? f 'V " '(I I $ f1! Hi I -I O 1 ? M rj CJ1 41 I .Kl 4l Cji Iff l .J. S c; 'Vf ol ?.: - -j- i Ja.'i:.e - v ". a.