?outhern outskirts of the villages of
Rlnson Orquigny and Vlllers-sous
"The total number of priooners cap
tured on the 26th. at Vlllemontolre and
the region of Ouchy-le-Chatcau. was
"On the Champasrne front, our troops,
after having broken thf German of
fensive on the ISth and lfith. have car
ried out. during the following days, a
series of local attacks. In spite of the
enemy's resistance, we nave made to
the east of the Sulppes an advance of
about 1.500 meters to the general line
of St. Hilairo Grande. Soualn and Le
Mesnll-le-Hurlus. We have recon
quered entirely Main-de-Massiges and
reoccupied in this region our former
first line. During thest- operations we
have taken 1.100 prisoner?, '200 ma
chine puns and seven Buns
"Aviation?On the 2."th our aviators
brought down or forced to land seven
enemy machines. Eighteen machines
were brought down by the liritlsh
aviators working In conjunction with
us. On our part, we dropped more than
thirty-eight tons of bombs during- the
clay and night on stations, railway com
munications. sheds, munition depots
and military parks In the rear of the
rone of battle. Fires and explosions
?"British bombarding aviators also
have carried out several expeditions
and dropped four tons of bombs on
Er.zoches. Fere-cn-Tardoiiols and Mont
S.VEMV ATTACKS AM.IKS
o\ kastkhv piiovr
"Army of the East. July ""?The en
emy lias attempted several local at
tacks to the west of Lake Doiran an.I
between Lake.s Tresba and Oehrida.
They were repulsed with serious looses
and without the enemy having been
able to r^ach our lines.
"Jn Albania we are organizing our
conquered positions. The number of
prisoners captured in this region since
July 2i is 6Sft. including twenty o-P.,-?>rs
"Allied aviators have carried ">>:t nu
merous bombardments. One enc^iy ma
chine has been brought ilown."
AMERICA V XKP.no Tit OOPS
PAHTir11 m:n i\ Anvwci-.
WITH THK AMERICANS XK.\ V.
SOISSOXS, July Ufi.?American colored
troops participated in the advance near
the Main-de-Massiges (Ohampagie>,
mentioned in to-night's French com
ALLIED OFFENSIVE IS
NOT A ET CHKCKIill
fBy Associated Press.1
WITH THE AMERICAN ARMY ON
THE AIRNE-MAF.NE FRONT. July -r
(S P. M.).?The allied nTensive ha?
slowed down, but has not boon check
ed. Franco-American troops to-day
forced back the Germans a bit fui
ther north. TV- greater part of the
fighting is taking place in fie bit: .
forest? north of the Xlarne and nlong :
the western flank of the S3lient.
SEHLIN REPORTS DEFEAT
(IK ALLIED FOnCES
BF.RL1N (via London). July Cfi.?"We
cleared the woods west of Vrigny of
enemy forces." says to-day's War Of- i
fice statement. covering yesterday's !
cperatlons. "The enemy was thrown
out of the front lines north of Ouchv- j
XEPHTOV OK VOX IIIELOW
AMOXti C'A I'Tt It El) PRISOXERS
[Uy Associated Press ]
PARIS. July 2r. (Havas Agency.") ?
Among the prisoners captured in the
Aisne-Marne battle was a nephew or
Prince von Buelow, the former German
Imperial Chancellor. The ortlcer. who
Was a battalion commander, was aston- '
iehed to hear that there was a larpe
American army in France. He said he
had been convinced, as had all Ger
mans. that the American soldiers in
Franpe did not exceed ^0.00ft.
Among the heroes decorated by Pres
ident Poincare on his present visit to
the battle zone was a nephew of Pre
ALLIES MAKE PROGRESS
*? ' .?'? OX ALL SIDES
Mby *A.?s*oclat?d Pre** 1
LONDON, July IS.?On all sides of
the German salient the allies are re
parted to-day to be continuing to
make progre.-s. except on the heights
behind Soissons. The German resist- '
ar.i-t to the French pressure has been
very determined in this latter sector.
The advances reported elsewhere arc.
for the most part, slight.
On the other s i d ?? of the sailer.t Just
to the west of Rheims th* allies lost the
town of Mcry and Hill 204 to .. (j-rman
counterattack, hut rotainc-rl Vrigny and
the greater part of the line thereabouts
looking toward Fismes.
The allies in this ?-*><_-tor hold >' ir
faux. Briuilly, St. Kuphraise and ?'-->ir
FKA N CO-A Mkllll \ X M)\ \ \<K
is i.x in i:ir.nr mii.fs
r.etween the urcij ml Ch.itenu
Thiervy, the Franco-American Mn<- now
shows an advance beyond tlie liir- <>
a week aco of from : ix ?<-. eight mi'.es
Ao a r^.-ult of the pt ? wee'..- ac
tivities. th* whole situation <??! th
western front has been I ransfomef'
The German?. according to ilispntrhe
from the front, have used sixty-1v
divisions on the Champagne front, nr.
the whole of th? crown prince's r ?
serves hav? been exhausted. The on]
fresh reserve r< <nalning to th-:
mans are le: s tijan thirty di.'isior.
attached to Crown Prince llupprecht'
L.ati wcct'. l? appeared certain that
Prince Rupprecht would ho called upon
to launch an attack c.n the Kritit-h
front, but the enemy put ofi tni^ at
tack, and the psychological moment
for it probably has passed, f<>t it..
German? appear committed t-> t),<
great battle In pr. yre<-> and cannot tt
ford to ttake heavily on a d il.j .us
operation at another part of the front
according to the view of I.rltuh ??
perte. The Germans' ritvatlon ? ?i th<
nallent. although awkward, is rn?t \jr.
tenable. The enemy's dlsfkultle a r .?
HO*, greater than those ir. whi?:h '.he
British army wns placed f>.r i.-.r.v
months in the Ypres ?a)'.ent, l.< r r<
the capture of Messlnes ltidge rh?
Ypres salient w*i live miles wide
flv?J miles d?ep and was d< initiated by
the enemy. Th?i present German sa'..<-nt
>: Jh now twenty miles wide and ? wt-nty
Si/^aatles deep, and. similarly. Is dominaud
5:'>-^Vy al'led artillery.
Evidence has reached the allies in
\j". '?he shape of captured documents to
|ra'-?iptiow that the enemy had made up his
fcV/Snind on the day after the allied of
pensive began .to undertake a retire
tnent to a line, along either the Ardre
m or Vcile, and had actually given orders
l- gor this, but the&e orders were later
Find Dead in Piles
; Bodies Arc Also Observed Float
ing Down the Marnc
I By Associated Preps. ]
WITH T11K AM E HI CAN ARM V ON
; THIS A1SX1S-MARXE FRONT, July 2?.
?The American troops advancing along
the Marne have discovered hundreds
of dead Germans. The victims fell
before the heavy machino-gun lire of
the Americans? during the retreat. In
one horseshoe area the ground was
covered with dead. The Americans
buried as many bodies as was pos
sible. It is estimated that 2.000 Ger
mans fell there.
Farmers along th?* Marne report hav
ing: seen the bodies of German d-.*ad
floating down the stream. The mili
tary authorities are planning some sys
tem by which they can clear the river
Three days after the Germans evac
uated Chateau-Thierry, the Americans
found a lone German In Mont St. Pere,
hiding in a cellar. The prisoner said
!ie was tired of the war and was de
termined to secrete himself, notwith
standing the fact that he hat! no food,
and later take a chance by surrender
ing to the aliic^. He asserted that
the German soldiers were dissatisfied
with t lie way affairs were going ?ind
that the general ouinion among then
was that the crown prince was un
able to bi Ing sufficient re-enforce
ments or food supplies to aid the
forces being attacked from the south
The American soldier* watched w ith
pleasure the prisoner appease his ap
petite after his three days' fast. The
German requested the Americans not
to report his desertion, saying '.f they
did and lie ever got back to Germany
he would bo shot.
canceled, presumably owing' to the dlf- |
Acuity of effecting an orderly retire- j
meiit in the pinched salient, and it is I
now possible the Herman command has
decided to retain the present positions
as long: as possible.
Meanwhile, the military writers point
out. the allies are using: up the Ger
man reserves in a battle where the ?
Hermans arc continuously In a dlsad- !
vantageous position, so the situation Is .
entirely satisfactory to the allies. If 1
the enemy remains in the salient he j
cannot possibly undertake any impor-|
tant offensive therefrom, and the al- t
lies could hold the salient lightly and
devote their energies elsewhere.
One. reason for the Germans' aban- i
donment of the plan for retirement Is
found in the reports of allied airmen,
which show tremendous congestion
along the lines of German communi
cation. The Germans may be merely
holding on as long as possible in order |
f. effect an orderly withdrawal, and
to remove the vast accumulation of ?
stores and munitions which has been ?
pathered In this district, ready for a 1
great advance southward.
UICATI1 or MAXIM (iORKY
HEPdRTKIi FROM I'KTnOOTIAn ,
TAUIS. .lulv 20.?Unconfirmed rumors!
from 1'etrograd via I'.rrn report the
death of Maxim Gorky, the famous rad
ical writer. ^
AMERICANS CONtiI 10R
|;M:MV I.N GREAT COMRAT
I Uv Associated I'r ;as 1
LONDON', July "6.?American troops;
met and conquered the enemy in a tre
mendous combat in the. region of
Epieds and Trugnv, says Heuter's cor- ;
respondent with the American troops
in France. German infantry, which
had been pushed back from the Marne.
was hurried forward to check the
Franco-American thrust toward Kere
en-Tardcnois from the southwest.
The Germans fought well and
checked the advance for some thirty- ?
six hours and three times wrested the
village of Epieds from their deter- 1
mined American opponents. In the '
meantime, the village gr^u- constantly
smaller undt*r the ceaseless bombard
ment from both sides and finally disap
peared, not even a large pile of bricks J
being left behind.
When the village disappeared the
Germans were in possession. The '
Americans, tired of the ceaseless ebb!
and flow of the fighting there, had
taken the slopes on either flank and
forced the Germans to make their final
massed attack into the ruins of the
Meanwhile, the allied guns had been
brought up beyond the crest of the
hill, and as soon .is the Germans took
po.-session of the village they concen
trated a terrific fire upon it until the
plsii <? smoked with its own red dust as
thouK :i afire When the guns ceased
tiring there were no Germans left to
capture or even to bury.
-At the edge of the wood beyond,
T rugti.v, the correspondent adds, the
Oct man machine guns stationed ten
yards apart held up the advance a
little longer. Making a feint frontal
I attack, however, the Americans crept.
I * i * 1 1 n fashion, around the Hanks and
| captured all the guns Afterward th?
>e of the advance c;uic:k<*ned. All
'he hii.it ground north of Epieds was
':.'ken and the line carried beyond
FUi:\< II (ICI K IAIA IlKPOnT
iuu mi'oiiT.wT si;cci;ssi;s
I Hv Asa ?( 1 M I
PATHS. July 2f.?Capture of th*
towns of Yillemontoire and Oulchy-le- :
Chatcau is announced by the War
The French took four ciinnun ftnfl
many hundie^ prisoners in this fight
The statement follows:
? V?-.-t,-nUi y afternoon French troops
captured V illeinontoire after violent
lighting ami captured 200 prisoners, as
a ? 1 twenty machine tons.
"Further youth. Oulohy-le-Chateau
fell into the hands of the French. The
French made progress east of the town
ami <?;?j>11?i ed four cannon.
"During comhals yesterday in the:
region Mnith of the Oureq the French'
took many hundreds of prisoners." ,
VH!<?rnontoire Is sllghtljr more than
five miles directly houth of Soissons on
the Spissons-C.'hateau-Thlerry high
road. li is in this region on the Ger
man right flank that tlu enemy has
been making his most determined r?
sistance to any further advance hy the
?allied force?, because of the danger
to his line of retreat from the Marne
Culchy-le-Chateau is about seven
miles south of Vlllemontoire. on the
So Issons-Chateau-Thierry Railway line.
This line has been virtually useless*
to the Germans fdr some time, how
ever. o\vlng to its having been closely
approached or cut by the allies fur
ther north. The taking of Oulchy-le
Chateau, however, will definitely put
it out of business. The capture of
this town also represents a further
I closing In on Fere-en-Tardenols. about
I six miles to the cast, although the
allies aro closer to Fere-en-Tardenols
' w" the line to the south.
| HIWS (illADVALLV (ilVI.VC.
cnoi'xu iu:i<oiti: a i.i.iks
j I Associate)! Press I
WITH THE AMERICAN A KM V ON
| THE AISXIS-MAltNE FllU.N'T, July -6. j
1 he Franco-Am erica n push north-,
cast of Chateau-Thierry has resolved
itself into a battle of the woods. I
which abouml in this region. The!
Germans are lighting a rear-guard ac
tion with their artillery and machine
guns, retiring gradually before the
allied forces. The German infantry is
not in evidence.
The indications early to-day were'
that the enemy was making prepara
[ tlons for a further withdrawal. He !
has been struggling to hold the north- i
ern half of the forest of Fere and of:
the Forest of Riz. but the allied ar?
making progress in the work of oust- 1
Ing him from the remainder of these
The allies moved up their heaviest
artillery early to-day and were throw
ing shells into the German lines as I
far as Saponay (five and one-half miles I
northeast of Oulchy-le-Cl.ateau? and
beyond Fere-en-Tardenois (two miles'
southeast of Saponay). The districts1
to the south were also being peppered
l>y ?illied shells.
The Germans have been using much'
blue cross" or -sneeze- g;ls. but in
The poplar and oak forests of Kere
and Itiz are tilled with underbrush, and
the allied forces are having ;l stiff j<>h
o get through them, but are continu- 1
sng the push night and day. The Ger
man machine gunners and artillerv are
desperately contending for every in. h
of ground before giving it m>
u.Jah'f,,n?:ninB thC batt,? l"C ?OOds
was still in progress.
T? fit less hack i:\imiv
'By Ai?>odated Preys 1
WASHINGTON. July 2fi.?American
Marne th<? ?im" "'?> ???
Marne continue to press back the
his communique for yestordav re
?^ecti'oVY V th" War ^nariment.
th* \t Between the Ourcq and
the Marne our troops continued to.
eastwaJJe.rnCm-V- ,n advance I
? - re.
RETURNS FROM IRELAND
'4 With Spirit of l o-Operatlo,,
"ftwren 'I wo Vn tioti?.
T nvnr.J1J> A",ocl???,,l l'res.-s.)
DON J i?1 v "c * * ? ?.
Roosevelt, assistant r 'ank,i" n
. . -istant Recretarv of the
American Navy, and Sir Eric GMie?
' L?rd ot the lirltlsh Admiraltv '
!. , ,he naval establishments i? lV
..out,, ;. Ih-.
Ad.mra, sir ,,r
volt also Visited one of the qutlv,,
units of the United States fie,.t." xvhe,.?
**n American admiral is !n oommnnd
a statement to the press. Mr
Roosevelt said he had found .h-ro the
which f''1CliOM,OSS a,,?, cnl<-?ent itritv
which characterized conditions at th'.
"C ^ and t??c grand fleet
CALLERS RULED OUT
fre.ld.-nt Clve* Votlee Tl,n? No More
111 ,,r Admitted to White
lln??c 'I lil? Week.
WASHINGTON. July 20._rv~.jd*nt
Wilson is-ued Instructions to-dav t'i-t
no more callers would be revived
"ie White House this week. it
understood th.-. period v. ill b. <]. v.>fd
to the plans for aiding nu.-sia through
.rla. all interested powers r. a v i r> "
agreed to follow th^ lead of the ''n'ted
It was officially stated that the di
cussions with the four maior powersl
??reat Hritiin, France. Ita!\ an.! .Iafau
still are in progress. Tii'-re is n<
serious difference between the vi.vv?
of the allied governments. Japan an.'
th" Li.itcd States, it was snid.
'.'ommnnder of IJcKtroyer I-'niinlne flec
ngnijiri] lor f>ood Srr* lep in t -
liont < nmiml^n.
I By Associated J're.?? 1
1/iN'!h p\, Jtjly "Jfi Uleutenunt-Cotn
manUor A. Carpenter, ? ? f the Ameri
can deMroyer Fanning. received the
distinguished service order from King
CJeorge ;t i a private Investiture at
Buckingham palace to-day. 'Die Fan
ning. in the lieutenant-commander's
charge, has been prominent in the anti
T?o llrnd in Splrlilc Pnci.
f:Or:j-IKSTBI't, S. V.. July 20.?In the
eerier ?".f a deeply wooded spot on tht
tnr in of Mi lor Adam?, near S;i??ncer
!>ort, !;imer Fish. lortv, chief nf po
I lee of Macedon, and Mrs. Ida Phelps*,
twenty-five, wife of Klmer Phelps, a
ba rge-canal operator, committed sui
cide about two weeks ago in con
formity V/ith a supposed death 1 ?:? ?? t
March by Compass
in Night Operations
Did you rur try lo wnlk !n n
atrrilgW linr nt nl^lit (hit Hilktimvn
country, nonie of it a iiIimto! flrldf
If you hair done so, yon will lirive
no Idea of how difficult It It 10
iiinrch nt nlglil l?y compnaa direc
tion only. *ncli n innreh In which
n n<|iiad of aoldlera la Kiel.InK to
renrh nn iinkiionn olilcctlvc with
nothlnu but the conip.**?iB to
thr ?ny In dracrlhed In to-day'*
1'lniea-IMapn tcli In hii nrflelc liv
Mcnteiiant ('. Vlncr. It mny aoUiiil
Ilk- n alni|ilr mid enay thing to do,
?nd II niny tie in thr daytime. but
? t nlKht It la far from may. An
other faet la thai n alar move* no
rapidly thnt II can he followed n* *
aafe K'lMr for only about Ave ii??n
utea at a time.
WITH TIII2 AMERICANS NEAIt
SOISSONS. July 26.?Ono of our mlll
i taut chaplains who was captured by
'tlio Germans during the lighting; south
J of Solssons taught a German noncom
missioned ofheer a good lesson. The
German "noncom" shouted at the chap
in good English:
"You dirty American, follow me! I
don't want to see any American w.ilk
vhead of a German."
The chaplain followed his captor a
few rods when suddenly lie spied a
large stone. lie seized It and threw
it at the German, knocking him down
Then lie tle<i. The German pursued
him, firing at him with his pistol, but
'he chaplain regained our line.
He "walked ahead of a German" all
Stnte Monrrt of llenlth Meek* <o Pre
vent CouclltloiiM ii( Kormer
With the typhoid records for June
just completed, showing a total of re
ported cases of 18-, the State Board of
Health announced yesterday that un
less the people are careful and obey
the rules of health, the record of pre
vious j ears in july and August will bo
repeated this summer.
The rases are pretty generally dis
tributed throughout the State. I.ast
May there were 1"3 cases reported; in
April. 111. and in March only sixty-live.
July and August, however, are the
months when typhoid takes its most
deadly toll of human life. With proper
attention to health regulations, the
State board points out that this July
and Au,'tits', could easily be made prac
tically free of new vases in Virginia.
There were 610 caseA reported in
July.'ltM". and ?">7 cases In August last
year. July. ISlfi. brought to light
??as*?. while August two years ago
had the terrible record of 1.106 cases.
It is to prevent a repetition of such
conditions that the health authorities
are I.ending ev^r.v effort, through pub
licity. teachers, ministers, parents and
special investigations and the work of"
inspectors, to convince th?? people of
this State that typhoid is a most easily
preventable disease; that 6imple pre
cautions in disposing of wastes front
the body, so that they cannot contami
nate food and drinking water, will go
a long way, nearly the whole way. in
fact, to rrevent the disease, and that
when cases do appear, it is criminally
neglige..t for persons not to follow in
structions as to the precautions that
should be taken to protect members 1
of the families and neighbors from I
The health board also emphasizes
tile fact that it is unpatriotic not to j
do everything possible to keep down
disease at this time. With thousands i
of young men going into the army and
navy, it is the du?v of every one to
do everything possible to have them as
healthy as possible. Figures show that
hundreds of .%t**-s of typh>ld developed
soon after the men were called, and it
is reasonable to suppose that if they
had come from properir . sanitated
homes and communities, they would
have been fre? from disease This. In
fact, has been proved. Another point
emphasized is. that with so many doc- >
tors and nurses away from the State (
and going, people must keep well, for j
medical attention will not be available
should they be taken 111.
The same precautions that apply to
the prevention of typhoid in the main
are applicable to the prevention of
other summer diseases, and to i.tfan
tile paralysis. Troper disposal of the
wastes from the body and vacclnxtion,
it is pointed out. are the two great
rules to follow.
REBELLION IN UKRAINE
Ponnnnt Army of 7 .">,000 Wfll-Armfd
Troops Now Afield Against
LONDON. July ?f>?A peasant rebel
lion has broken out In the. Ukraine
r.n a formidable scale, according to In- ;
r.rmation received to-day. Seventy-five
thousand peasants. fairly efficient
troops, with their officers and Instruc
tors. are advancing against the Oer- I
mans, detachments of whom have with- i
c'ra w:i before the hostile advance, re- j
treating to Kiev. The peasants are
vhjtk hi ssia msi.vo
ArjAiXfT f;r.:iMAN rtri.r.
WASl 11 NCiTO.V, July 2fi.?Rioting by
the peasants* in the occupied regions of
White Uussia is Increasing, and many j
German soldiers have been killed, said j
an otlicla 1 dispatch to-day from Stock- i
STEAL ARMY'S BEEF
Twenty-One Indicted by Federal lirniul
.Jury In >'ew York on This
1 Itv Associated Press.1
NEW YOJIK, July "fi.?Twenty-one
persons were indicted here to-day by
the. Kederal grand jury on a charge of
being implicated in tho theft of beef
consigned to the United States Army.
The defendants, who include butch
ers. purchasing agents, government
, checkers and truck drivers, are ac
j iMisecl of violating the United States
.criminal statute, which has to do with
! conspiracies to embezzle dispose
of government property without au
HOLD CLASS 1 MEN
IJrnfl Hoards Instructed They Must \ot
He Itelrnsrd for \nvnl or
(n>- Associated Press !
"WASlIINGTON. July :!?'>.?Local draft
boards have been instructed by Pro
vost-Marshai-General Crowder to re
fuse the release of registrants in class
1 for enlistment in tl>e navy, marine
corps or the emergency fleet until It
has been determined that there wljll
be a sufficient number of such regis
trants physically qualified for general
military service to till promptly all
State arijutant-pencral have been
jnotified that tho August requisitions
; will be approximately equal to those
| of July, when 267,901 registrants were
SERBIAN JUGO-SLAV AIMS
STATED BY COMMITTEE
Strong: l'nlted S(?|p In Ilnlknnn Would
I'rMirvr I'fncr In (lie
LONDON*. July 2<V?Tho Siberian nti
tlonal war aims committee In Great
Britain was Inaugurated here at a
meeting at tho Mansion House. A
statement of tlio Serbian Jugo-Slav
war aims was read. It Included the
First. The Independence and union
of the Juno-Slavs.
Second. The Balkans for the Balkan
Third. Keparatlon to the devastated
countries inhabited by Jugo-Slava.
Fourth. Kconomic and Intellectual
intercourse with the allied countries
as they would mean the best support
and defense for the future of the na
tl?>r. and recovery i from the present
It was pointed out that a united
Jugo-Slav state would be k strong'
guardian of peace in the Balkans.
Mr Balfour, the British Foreign Sec
ret:- ry. who spoko dlract:y aftt-r the
reading of the statement, said:
"I ntu sure there it* not a singlo
member of tho audience who has not ;
listened with Jeep attention and pro- !
found sympathy." He paid a high i
tribute to Serbia.
STARTS SAVINGS ACCOUNT j
itur?tlon of Ho>v Knllsted Men l'?e
Their Inromr Anmifrrd
(By Associated Press 1
ALP:\ANI?RIA. I.A., July 20 ?The |
questi? ? n ? t what an enlisted t.iii in
the American army does with all hss I
aioney has been answerei here by a
di? 'osure of tho financial affair*- *^f
( iv member of a machine-gun corn-j
pat y .it Camp Beauregard. The ??nH|?r
receives a month. Of this. Jl . is
sent to his mother. $5 is paid on ?> Lib- j
erty bond and $'*'.50 Is deducted for'
insurance, leaving a balance of $6.59. ,
<>r approximately 21 cents a day. As j
Vnclo San. provides him with every
thing he desires and the 21 c?nu '.3 ;
: lie v ealth, he has decided to open a|
sa\ ir.gs account.
I'renident Will Mnkc No Stntement
Until \ll Detail* of Mlirrlnn In
tervention Are Arranned.
[ ny At.coe!ated Press. 1
LONDON. July 26?It Is announced i
officially here that Japan has decided \
to accept the American proposal to as- j
si.st the Czecho-Slovak armies in SI- 1
beria. ? i
WASH I.VCTOX DKCIJXKS TO
SAY ANYTHING TF.T
WASHINGTON. July 26?News that
an olllcial announcement had been
made in London that Japan had de- <
cided to accept the proposal of the
United States to give military assist
ance to the Czecho-Slovak army in
Siberia did not slier the course of the
government here in still making . no
statement on the status of the nego- (
tia t ions.
On the other hand, variously pub-'
Mshed accounts of the negotiations
were denounced as speculative.
I'resident Wilson's statement mak- '
ing forma] announcement on the suh- ;
ject has been drafted, but will not be
Issued until all the details have beon
"A War Necessity"?
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the original. Have you
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GERMANS BILLET TROOPS
ALL OVER CONSTANTINOPLE
People of Turkish Capital I.oiie Hn
(huiloum for l'rojcctrd OfTen
? Ive Ajcnlnnt HrltUh.
LONDON*. July 26.?A reliable In
formant states that Constantinople 1b
full of Germans of every description.
There is a complete system of practi
cally private tolephonea throughout
Guiata and Pera. linking up tho va
rious quarters with German headquar
ters. German soldiers arc billeted in
nearly every street and In the more im
portant a ecnter Is formed, usually of
ten or twelve Germans under an of
ficer or noncommissioned ofllcer. who is
in ?ri*c\ cvnirritiril^titon .in? Ger
man headquarters. This system of
spreading their troops and telephone
communication!; over the city is ap
parently Increased in proportion as the
feeling against the Germans grows.
Projected offensives against the Brit
ish do not arouse enthusiast among
the population, as was the case come
months ago, and the majority of the
people look with alarm and suspicion
on every new German arrival.
W. B. HALE AIDED DERNBURG
llr "Hdlted and Sublieniled" Speech
\\ hleh Rrnultrd In Kxpulalon
NEW YORK. July 21.?The speech
delivered In Cleveland May S. I'M", by
Dr.' Hernhard Dernburc. which result -
e<i In Dcrnburg's expulsion from the
United Statep. wis "edited and sub
headed" by I>r. William D'l.vart! Hale,
according to a eti.tement made *.o-day
by a witness before Deputy Attvrney
Gcneral Alfred L. Uecker.
Mr. Becker declined to reveal, for
the piesent at least, the identity of ?.he
witness, whom he described a'' a for
niei copvreader employed In I 1T. by
the German Information Service.
NATION TO REMOVE
MOB RULE'S STAIN
(Continued From First Page.)
among the wars of history hy showing
how those who love liberty and right
and Justice, and are. willing to lay
down their lives for them upon foreign
fields, stand ready also to illustrate to
all mankind their loyalty to the things
at home which they wish to see es
tablished everywhere as a blessing and
protection to the peoples who have
never known the privileges of liberty
"I can never accept any man as th<*
refund money if it fails. 25a
NO ADVANCE IN I'KICK
Vy Spttrnn&c croup it
uiually reb?v?d with
cne spplic?tion of ? /w?
champion of liberty either for our.
selves or for the world who doos not
reveronce an(l obey the Iuwh of
own beloved lund. whoso lawn wo our.
selves have made. Ho lias adopted thn
standards of the enemies of his coun
try, whom ho affects to despltte.
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