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Paris Wednesday nlcht. There is much
?sickness prevalent among the German troops, but this Is not believed to be having any effect on plans for a re ncwal of the enemy offensive. The Italians are busy taking count of the guns and material captured from the Austrian* who fled across the FMave. In the mountain rone the fight ing has died down to local attacks. ITALIANS WIPE OI T AUSTItIA\ ADVANCED POST [By Assortitnl pre.-.* ) ROME. June 27.?An Austrian ad vance post in the mountain region was surprised by Italian troops yesterday and wiped o'il, the War OfTleo an nounced to-c.ay. Along the front as a whole the activity yesterday was no where of marked Intensity, although there was brisk fightling along a * vanced lines in the vicinity of Col Pel Rosso. In this mountain area, after an Italian raid had resulted in the capture o: prisoners and machine puns, the An trians retaliated by attacking the Italian advanced line in force. The enemy was repulsed with considerable losses. 'Austrian prisoners to the number of more than 500 were taken on .1 during an operation in which th< Italians extended their bridgehead at Capo Sile. The statement says: "During the day yesterday the fight ing activity was normal along the front. "North of Serraville (on the Adige) the garrison of a large enemy ad vanced post was surprised by our as v sault troops and destroyed." LIVELY ARTIIiMCHV Ol'EI.S REPORTED IJV FRENCH [By Associated Press ] PARIS. June 27.?Lively artillery duels south' of the Aisne are reported In the official statement from the War Office to-day. In the Vosges the French took prisoners in raids The statement says: "The activity of the artillery was rather lively south of the Aisne in the region of Coeuvres < north of Villers Cotierets). In the Vosges we took prisoners in three raid?" BRITISH TAKE GERMAN M'ltllMi POINT NEAR \ IE I \ HEItll I IN (By Associated !'-?*? 1 LONDON, June 27 ?British troops last night took a German strung point west of Vieux Rerrjuin, east uf Haze brouck and capture i prisoners and ma chine guns, says the official statement from Field Marshal ll.iig to-d ?y The German artillery has been active on the hys salient. Tho statement reads "By a successful minor operation during the nigh: we gs::.e 1 possession of a hostile strong point west of V- jj Berquin and c.iptured a n;::nl?'r of prisoners and some machine guns T'-.e hostile artillery has beer, act ve a: dif ferent points between G ver.c.' ? ?.h Robecq. and with gas shells aca ? ?? the northeastern portion of the f of Nieppe." FEW BOMBS AAD NO VICTIM* L^Tr.?T R tlli f? n |? VBI* i-; -i; _ . '?* ~ l" i -- t--. -t-'.i -i.: - i.: t- - .-a-a mi .. r l.t i ? : - l WuL-i. ? i L v ; - ( v ? r I. ? ?- -C : .![ - ' ' r -t- ? - - * .1 t ? " v ??_? . R'.-so. t h e ; ' i .:? '? ? ? . ? i n g t ? . I ? ? " v ? ? ' tne J.n:p' ? -r .? ?? ? ? MUNN* < IIKI'I IAK OF A'I t \< K '?N I OJ. HI.I. RO! (By A -f.- . ? VIENNA. J .7 (vli London Italian troop y ? ? da y ? ?.<? ar.o*. attempt to no::: < .' ? tween tne Brerr ?*. >: d * the Austria:.s ;:id . ?r t ?3fieni.ive. sc'/M - g ? Office report The ? ? :? ? re; . with heavy t r <? ? ? :n states. The Htatemer.: "Near Tezz? . . the v ? :>??? ? * Adige and the Kugana. It ? .:a:t rec noitering thru:;' i:e d "The hotly r <j c..; which we h.i . i Ki-ii l.y y< r\ which lias l?e# i, \ i-ly h then, throuf. - : i- f th? ic-M charai t't, v .. <,..<?( h yesterday indrnlt.g uy f i H-r violent dr.jm ?!:< . It wa; undertaking on t)i<- ; i rt < ' tr,< All the attacks were cru- ied "> The epeniv * :ffer< d !.? vy '.< killed and woiitult t .ir.d '-ft -,i number of prison. ? ? - i "Near f"out? 'it f ;hm north of the '/.<? nso>; h'nd :i>f ! aHempleti in re.irli mir i These i re t hot m ? ? Slim hi) nc?i- i:v\ i i I M PORT A N < i; OF ( RIMS I By A?sit U ti-il !*f r | PARIS. June 27 - Au.tru is in >rr|. ous dlflicult ies. r?ut there. grr.it d . ri per in hoping t'?o much from them, says a French official summary com menting on the. Htuation jn the << ml monarchy. Littln hope " ?<? n in tin poafiblliiy of a successful revolt. Aus tria cannot nigolnte ,t sejiarate pea<e and it would be a b'id pole y to ex tend a hand to her now." "It 1* admitted in rcnponaible circles," Americans Capture Five Hun Officers Chateau - Thierry Raid Also Nets Total of 240 Prisoners. Illy AuacUlcJ \Y ASHING TON. .1 u 11 e ?Tho c?%p turo of rjo prisoners, including tlvo oflli'tfrs, by the American forces oper ating in tho Chateau-Thierry region Tuesday. and the successful bombing of the railroad yards and station at v'onflaiis by American aviators Tues day night are recounted in General Pershing's communique tor yosterdaj received to-day by the War depart ment. T!ie statement follows. "Section A: l..aie yesterday in th* Chateau-Thierry region our infantry, effectively supported by otir artillery, attacked the enemy positions south of Torcy and advanced our line. Two hundred and forty prisoners, of whom live wore officers, and nineteen machine pur.s. several automatic rtMi-s and a quantity of other material were cap tured during the operation. Successive hostile counterattacks broke down with looses. "l.ast night our aviators were again successful in bombing the railroad ?sta tion and yards at Contlans." General Pershing transmitted unler section 1* of his statement tho names of units, officers and men o: the 1r>: American divisions who were oiltd ' or bravery at the battle of Cantigny b> the Kiench general commanding the l'rench army with which the first di vision is serving. the statement reads, "that the news from Austria reveals a very serous a:;d troubled situation lr. that country, but ' would be i urea*. fni :ne *11 Its to exaggerate the ?j- r'.an.e of possible consequer cs A'..stria hi; s.;. 'ie> who could eas.Iy pr \.d^ the troops tie -.-sarv to re-cstaa i rivr re volts <tri--se. 'The Austrians are subm.ssive. and have not the energy to start a stror.s revolutionary movement iiosicts, the tw-.< t rouble., mak ing elements in the ountry could not combine easily. In \ :? *::>.a the i-ibcr party i? Germar. while in Budapes: it is Magyar. The r claims ..r? quite e ITerer.t fr?m tv.e nationalist claims of the Czecho slovaks a:.i! 'ther racos. ar. d r.o union h?l??en them i? likely "The army trelf is never ir.f.u'nee^ by .air: trouble, c.i i it .s &:? ays pos s! - 1 e to opprse t r. t latter :> mere A;;str a :?.? way reaiy to : *;o ' Ate _:t a:. _ ' ? "> 'II. !? \ \V <1: I vi VBPJfKO. itx t -i: i' ( m >: rtr. > pi;k * ' r .* >? ? pe r.?? ' > . * v ? - 'fd the? ?'? ?1? P n ?? r 3 ? '? ? ? d Kriifr (J* ad. - . ' -r.r a ? o \\ Atlils >1,500.000,000 More to tlie A mount Available for l/o:?ns to Allies. nu urn issi'K nkxt kaIjLi Si\ llilllou l>ollnrs Will Probably lie OlTrml, With Margin to l*ro\iiloj for Acceptance of OverMtbscrip* i lions of Allotments. ll*> AsmvIhUm! 1 I \Y ASlUXi'iTON, June "7.?Another I bor.d b. l!. authorising JS.000.000.000 of l.iberty bonds in addition to all here 5. fore authonrod. w as freined to-day by the House Ways and Means Oom tn ttee :n preparation for she next issue, expected in October, and to provide for a subs .jiiont Issue when necessary. ' Authorisation is outstanding for $4.. | 1 ?i-0 in bonds, ami the next is??u? ' pro', .ib'.y will be around J6.005.000.000. I Beside* auth >rlsing SS.,000,000.009 I ? to bonds for domestic purposes, the. !> " which was approved by the coin- | mittee for immediate report to tho llousc. would authorise $1.500.000.000 more f.-'r '..-.\r.s to the allies. Increasing tl-.e total prov.ded for this purpose from !5.50<v000.000 to J7.000.000.000. In trans mitting the tentative draft Secretary McAdoo stated that advances to tho allies f ir J August and September had Veen est.mated at 5500,000,000 :vorth"> and added: l.OA.V5 TO AM IKS XOT AS tiRE.1T AS AXTII'IPATED "Ix>ar< to the allies have fallen con sid^rab'y below that figure and the ad <5;t ona: appropriation would. 1 hope, .?cxry us the early winter." "Kar'y enactment would put the Treasury in position to make plana V-^fi-rehand for the fourth Liberty loan the fa'.'.." said Mr. McAdoo. "This *m? horiiat: ">n is greater than would bo -- !r>i :;i th? fourth loan, but It the practice which was adopted turrets n the third loan, of making al lotments in full up^n all over subscrtp s fo'.iowec. -t will be r> fsssrT have a substantitl margin to cover ..? > p.sy.ble oversubscription.'" OM.Y <r<?> EKNMBNT I>Kl*OSITOUIES AS AGKVT* ""i?: the new bill on'.y banks and f-.s: companies which are qualified --iv.-rr.mer.: depositories would be al -?'??:d to take subscriptions for futute . -ar.s. Mr >' Ad >o stated that failure of <orr.e banks which had taken ne - - ts for leans had created great hard- | s'-.ps n some individual cases, and he j ? red :o orf.ne future f:sc.tl opera-i ? of the Treasury to the govern- | men: ner<OK:tories ?!*h.?:rmar. Kitchin reported the bill' the House late to-day. and leaders ' : ir. to '".-.i" t up and rush it through j '?-eress before the recess planned for j month. WANTS CHURCH BELLS RUNG Governor of \orth < arolinn Al?o A?l? riil/fiis llow Head* in Prayer. ' H> Associated Frer* ] N". C., June 27.?Governor , t tssued a proclamation to-day ?.v tha* all church bells be rung ' - t ? - o minutes at T o'clock each even ? from June S'1 until the end of the and that during the ringing of the < - .-.II cirizer.s "botheir heads in ' r.-r: ;raye' to the God of Patties ? r c:.e our forces or. sea and land a ifd'Ti. courage and fortitude and to them vr.'i re than conquerors of w rf of evil arrayed against CONGRESSMEN GO TO WAR Knottier I'ariy I.enve* .Nett Week to "?pend Two Month* at the Hattle front*. ' f.y A??oc:at?d Pr?a.-..l V." A.-H INGT-":N*. June T7.? Another '?'?rigressior.al party will visit the Ku " : ? battb- fronts in July and Aug u :?t T ? :? iv.f-n.bers, i'ldudinc itepre C.uaw.iy ;? nd Tillman, of A ? ? ? K>ton ''.il? fornia : Toungr. ' ? 1>:>. -t,?. Thompson and Chpnd ' Oklahoma, .'rid Sweet and ' aw i ' Iowa, plar, to leave nest vf'r r Krigland K ran re. f-'wit2<-r ?r /y--j *?r-> '?jTf ** .***?<?, V'".' S*JMlV; ??.,?; ^HO^' X ^ v^jf k. ? c * . ? a <"? ? ?? v* ^?.?* . v< rfoC? ?> ? v. White Orfor<l9. Purrpi- and Bootfi; quality, Ktyle nn.I per ft. ct fit?(acta for your co nil tie rati r?ii JO .(Ml ss.oo ? 10.00 C! 11 . t i . u. . t * ^(..V ??'.? \j I! WEST mtOAf) KTUKKT. The Government has officially not to-day, Friday, Juno 28th, as NATIONAL WAR SAYJNCS DAY. Stop forward and prove your patriotism. Arrange nou to invent in a definite amount of War HaviM/n K tamps e ach month during 1018. W. S. S. Cost ?-1.17 in Juno Worth ?.">.00 January IM, 1923 Old Dominion Trust Co. Thr Strong^M TrriM ' <?. iri ?!<?? Kouth Atlantic Stair* Capital ami Surplus, T?n Million Dollar*. 000 IMS'! MMV NTIttfKT. l.'plmvn : lliirrlhon arid liro/id Htrert*. Important News Quickly 7 old Eoenh From Various Source Rcduccd to Minimum WINSTON-SALEM, X. C.. June 27.? Seven hint (trod war-savings addresses will l>o delivered In t ho schools of North Carolina at the rallies of Ho* workers and people. over !!??() re quests for speakers could not bo tilled by the State olIl<;ials. WAY CROSS. <JA., Juno 27.?Approxi mately 1.000 Atlantic Coast l.in? Rail road shopmen who struck Monday be cause of the alleged discrimination of an assistant foreman, will return to work to-morrow. NEW YOKK, Juno 27.?Jac 1> Kulla. a wholesaler, charged with making i x eessivc profits on the sale "I large quantities of ilour. was ordered by the KedcraI food board here to tiiuht t ? contribute $25,000 to lite Red Cross or | forfeit his license. XKW YORK, June 27.?Indicted on a ] charge of buying from oflb e hoys lar?;e j quantities of postage and war-savings j stamps which they knew h'd been | stolen, in order that they resell: the stamps at a profit, Klw.,.u| IVmtleli'. j of this city, and Mrs. Mob-n I. Smith, of White Plains, were arr<--:cd here to-Jay. AMSTERDAM. June 27.?Ou.iapest i advices received hero say that in the' lower h'?use of Parliament Wednesday l)r. Alexander Wckerle, tli?* Hungarian Premier. drpw a g!ooir y picture "f con ditions m Iludapest. The Pr? nier .-aid most oi the factories had cea*cd work. bOXIiON, June 27.?The British labor conference late to-day unanimously adopted a resolution for the socializa tion of industry. r.\Rl?, June 27.? Harvey 1> Gibson, general manager of the Red Cross, ar rived in Paris to-day. lie has been named commissioner for Franc. WASHINGTON", June 27.?Granting "f deferred classification in the draft to skilled machinists, and furloughing those in cantonments, is under consid eration by the War Department. PARIS, June 27.? Etienne Clementel. Minister of Commerce, to-day on he half of the government, thanked the American Red Oros.= for a Rift of 200, ''f'O franc?. SHERRY SUSPENDED I AS CHIEF OF POLICE (Continued Kroin Kirst Pnsfl.) <>n hi.'* record, and bus noih- ' iiiK to fear except a delay in bringing tlir rase for trial in tlie Hustings Court. "1 have nothing to fear." said Captain I'olloek. "and 1 demand an iinmediatu trial in court. 1 am a poor man. and 1 cannot jifford to be Idle. Friends who have* offered me assistance will be justified by the outcome of the trial." However, representing tho prosecu tion will be Attorneys George Bryan and Murray M. McGuire, who will be associated with Commonwealth's Attor ney Wise. Mr. Bryan and Mr. McGuire offered their services to Mr. Wise In behalf of the Richmond Council of De fense. Kngagcd in the drawing of the rules. Mr. Wise, Mr. Bryan, Mr. Mc Guire .and Mr. Dunford were in con ference until late last night. COIWCII. OK DICKi:\SK OI'KI'.ltS ITS SHItVKKS TO WISE The Kichmond Council of Defense, through its chairman, George Bryan, is eoir.gr to take an active part in help-] ing the Commonwealth's Attorney ill: the prosecution of cases which fall within the purview of Council of De fense activities. Mr. Wise Is himself a member of tho Richmond council, and his work as public prosecutor is ap preciated by his fellow-members, which. In fact. Ik the reuson that they wish to render assistance to this over worked ofliclal. Yesterday Mr. Bryan sent the follow ing biter: \ Dear .Mr. Wise,?On behalf of the Kichmond Council of I'efense, I am writing: to offer to you tho service* of Mr. Murray M. McGuire and myself, if and when we can be of service in the lightening of your ofiicial labors in the prosecution of cases which aro within the scope of the activities of the State and local Councils of Defense. We ap preciate the high type of service ren dered by you, and sh^Jl be piad to assist you to the extent of our ability. With kind regards. I am, Very truly yours, (Signed j UliORGE BR VAN. Chairman Richmond Council of Defense Mr. Wise immediately accepted this offer of the Richmond council, and Messrs. Bryan and McGuire went at once Into consultation with him to help in the preparation of papers in the police cases that are now pending. (?ItA.N D Jl KOltS Ail) IN I'llKPAKI\<? Hl'I.KS Members of the special grand jury of the Hustings Court yesterday were in earnest conference with Common wealth's Attorney Wise. Judge Rich ardson and K. B. Dunford. counsel for tho Prohibition Department. The up pearnnce of the jury after it had been discharged by Judge Richardson af ter Its report had been turned !n la?t Monday evening led to wild rumors to the effect that the grand jury had re convened and was to take lip other mat ters affcctinK tho Police Department. However, it was authoritatively ascer tained that the jurors had merely re turned to assist Mr. Wlso In the prep aration of tho rules for ouster pro ceedings. rselnsr better acquainted with the evidence?having compiled it for three weeks?the inqu isitcrs were i?i a position to render Mr. Wise material assistance. ? In order to exterminate vice condi tions in Richmond Mayor Ainslle yes terday took a decided step, and^ap-i pealed to the real estate dealers of! this city to refuse to rent their houses ' to people of questionable character, and j immediately to report to tho police any suspicious characters. Another step intended to elevate the moral tone of lUchmond. and in line with tho recommendation of the grand ? Jury, iti tho bill now being drafted by Councilman John \V. Moore, placintr drivers of jitneys and for-hlre cars under a heavy bond to keep within their lawful pursuits. Following the suggestion of the grand jury. Councilman Fdgar B. Rng list last night announced that at th<> Mahogany Furniture Is Worth While Would You Be Satisfied With Anything But the Best For Your Home? Few Americans will accept anything but the most per fect and best on the mar ket for their homes?and that is probably one reason for the wonderful success which has come to the New Edison?the musical in strument which re-creates the singing and playing of great artists. Have you heard it? C. B. HAYNES <3??> * W A. I> at IUOMO next meeting of ? ho Council ho would present an ordinance providing for an assistant ,j>o tho Commonwealth's At torney. Thousands are sick every year with some form of Bowel Complaint. Thou sands are cured l?y tukiiiK Dr. SBTH AKNOIJVS HA 1 .SAM. Warranted by J. K llaucr.?Adv. They will shield you from criticism. They will protect you from disappointment. They will prove as safe an investment as a Lib erty bond. Your individual style is here; your size is here; Die pattern you'll favor is here. Come in to-day. Others $20.00 to $50.00. U n 1 i n e d Serp;e and Whipcord Uniforms for officers, $-10.00. Everything else to pre pare him for France, including the "Ever Warm Safety Suit," which insures his safe arrival!