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Today and tomorrow?Fair; un changed. Highest temperature yes terday, 04; lowest, 79. YOU MUST READ A MORNING NEWSPAPER TO LEARN THE LATEST WAR DEVELOPMENTS NO. 4306. WASHINGTON. D. C. SATURDAY, AUGUST 10, 1918. ONE CENT ?A? RlaewlMSe Tw? tit HUN SMASHED BACK 12 MILES; 17,000 CAPTIVES, 300 GUNS TOLL MARRIAGE MAY PUT OFF DRAFT ER NEW LAW tate May in Itself Involve Deferment, Says Baker. URGES QUICK PASSAGE Secretary Again Asks Com mittee to Hurry New Man Power Bill. That marriage may la Iteelf con atltute deferred classification under tha new draft regulations, which are soon to be formulated, waa atated by Secretary Baker before th? Senate Military Affair? Commit tee yeaterday. "The aew regulation? are not yet drawn." aald th? Secretary. "I am inclined to think that the marriage relation will In Itself constitute de ferred classification. What I want to get la the regulation?. If pos sible, la to bave them ao that the government doea the selecting, ratber than putting It up to tha in dividual. That is. where there ia a man. who ought to be exempted from the point of view of the na tional interest, 1 do not want to put the man in the position ot hav ing ti* claim exemption, but have him only answer some questions cf tact und let the rule? take care of the clasiltication. This Is what 1 x: ? thinking of Just now." Asks Qalek Aettoa. ?'nnnpt passage of the new man power hill was urged upon the commu te by the Secretary of War. He asked ihr? committee to do everything pos s-ble to- expedite its enactment so t "i.-i t registration of the new men reicht be held between September i and ?September M. He told the com mittee that tbe forms for the regis ti--'ion were new being printed, and the date wAnld be stamped in when it wa? definitely established that the bill would become law. ?jeator Chamberlain Is strongly In favor of having the Senate re convene not later that August 19 tot the purpose of taking up tbe bill and putting It through. He conferred yesterday with other Sen ators over a plan of sending' out telegraphic appeals to sufficient Senators requesting them to be here next Monday to make a quorum to set aside the unanimous consent agreement which fixed August tt ma the day for reassembling. The Military Affairs Committee is to meet early Monday morning to consider the bill, and Senator Chamberlain hopes to be able to re port it to the Senate that day. If a sufficient number of Senatore re quest It, he will then send word to the absentees calling them back for the IS. Preapeeta far Clear Sailing. The prospecta for clear selling for the bill when It reachea the Senate t brightened yesterday, and It appears now that there will be only nominal opposition to it. Secretary Baker explained to tha committee that, although he had al ways been opposed to lowering tbe draft age below IS years, the present ?xlgency had convinced him that It waa neceaaery to go to 18 years, and for tbat reason he heartily supported the new program. ?senator Reed queatloned the wis dom of the recent army order con solidating all branchea of the service Into one army and eliminating the mtlty of the National Guard, national army and regular array. He said la believed It would be better for tbe Fiorale of the country to have tha llfferent units retain their Individual ?tatua Secretary Baker replied that CORTirtUSD Olf PAGE TRKEB. HALF MILLION TO KEEP DIE WACHT AM RHEIN Sennaoy Forms Army to Guard Frontier from Yanks. Germany la organising an army of a tilf million picked men to guard the h ine' Influenced by the stupendous gain? It* the allied force? in all of tbel tent offensive?, tha Gei lave already begun tj ba beat of the. ? tbe laat ke Rhine. ^^^ Documentar^TJro??.?Wr' the "forma len of thia array la now in tha hands a* allied military authorities. There are to be no Pole? or Aiaa fans in this army, but only fighters (hat the Kaiser believe? he can trust o the laat. The suggestion contained In the doc unents. which are regarded aa ntbentlc, la that tbe Germana ex act the American? some day to -at eck the Rhine country In tremendous orea. It propose? that thia army of a half oil I ?on men ?hall be composed of the geain of the enemy'? present force? Ind shall be commanded by picked fflcera." Italians Bo-b Pola. Rome. Aug. ?.?Italian airships embed the great Austro-Hungartan ?aval station at Pola. It was officially enounced today. Other Italian sir taft attacked Trent, an important .ustro-Hunganan baa? of operations, "wo Auatro-Hungarian airplanes were rought down In sky flshtln?*. W9 Co-ma?. Nipp*.'* Best Gen. Klkuxo Otani. one of Japan's aoet distinguished Midler?, haa bean hotten to command the Japanese see on snd will be the ranking officer of se American and allied expedition In Iberia. People of Germany See Shadows of Defeat Are Gathering, Says Baker Secretary of War Baker jraetar day ?aid: "I hav? no Information on tne subject of the morale of the people of Germany except what apparire In the vartoua extract? printed In the newspapers from German newspapers, and comment? by person? ?bo have acc?s? In one form etr another to German opinion. "It seems more or less clear that the people of Germany are be ginning to realise that their army la not Invincible and that a vic torious force is being built up against them on tbe French front-'* LENINE'SWAR TALK WILL NOT HINDER PLANS Allies Doubt If Bolsheviki Will Prove Hostile ir. the End. London. Aug. 9.?All accounts from Eastern Russia show that disorder anarchy and bloodshed continue to increase from day to day. A Stock holm dispatch to the Morning Post states that a Swedish steamer has arrived from Pctrugrad bringing a number of refugees of all nationali ties. They say that famine and cholera claim numerous victims dally and that there is no security for life and property. Military officers are specially sub ject to the hatred of the Red Guards. Batches of several hundred officers are brought in barges down the Neva to the sea. where the bottoms of the barges are opened and the officers drowned like rats. Old generals with grey hair can be s? en brought by young armed ' Red ?Mhads to open place? and shot. In Siberia Bolshevism has almost disappeared except ao far as It is supported by the bayonets of re leased German and Austrian prison ers. A body of Siamese soldiers will shortly ?ppear on the Western front with one of the allied armlea. The troops are clothed In khaki and are wen armed and disciplined. Lenlnr Yield? to But, Announcement by Premier Nickolat L?nine, of the Bolshevik government, that Russia is in a state of war with the allies, will in no way retard Im mediate execution of the plan to ex tend economic aid to Siberia. Thia flat declaration was obtained at tbe White House and tne State De partment yesterday. A careful study of the official reporta Is said to have convinced President Wilson that L? nine has yielded to the Influence of the German ambassador at Moscow rather than to the sentiment of the Russian people. To know the real attitude of the Bolshevists Is to have the situation clarified. It was stated. Prior to this every step taken had been made in the dark. L?nine win be quick to shift his sympathies, it Is thought, no ?oon as it can be demonstrated that the success of the American and al lied plan will lift the German yoke of .oppression from -Russia. The very fact that the pronounce ment does not appear to be predi cated on any plan for hostile aggres sive action ts regarded as evidence that the policy of the Bolahevtk lead ers wee hastily considered. Franela Oat af Tench. Consul General Pooie at Moscow, In a massage forwarded to the Statue Department on July 31 and Just re ceived, gave the details of Lenine's announcement. What has happened in the Intervening nine days ts not Ifnown as Ambassador Francis,' who Is now on the Murmansk coast Is en tirely out of touch with conditions in more southern Russia Consul General Poole's report told tbat L?nine, while addressing u meet ing of Soviets, had announced that a state of war existed. The Bolshevist leader talked only In general terms of opposition to the plan of inter vention, which was referred to ns war-like Invasion The American consul with represen tative? of other interested powers at Moscow called on the Russian Foreign Minister Tchlcherfn for an explana ?'tlon. They were told that Lenine's claratlon did not necessarily mean ?tUtties. but that it Implied a state defense rather than a state of war. Woald t ontlnae Relations. Tchlcherin Is also quoted by the American consul general as having stated that Russia wished to continue relations with the allies under simi lar circumstances as with Germany. The transparency of the latter atate ment waa the cause of coneldeTable relief at the State Department, and was declared to demonstrate beyond doubt that the Bolsheviki governraent authorities are merely -playing safe" during a period in which Roaalan pol itic? will be. ih a highly transitory ?state. Tbere la very little Information In Washinston, either at the State De partment or the Russian Embassy, a? to tha number of "Bolshevik troops actually under arma In European Rus sia. The atrength of the German forces waa recently estimated, at thirty-two divisions, or approximately 300,0? men oj a very Inferior class. ?ersaany ?ut Kee, Vat???. Confidential reporta received re cently at the State Department were to the effect that Germany had been unable to withdraw thia considerable foros, owing to the frequent and In creasing disorder? in the border ?tate? which the Kaiser propose? to annex. There never has been any Indication of a disposition by tha Bolshevik comuaiXD ok rtag t?aa?. KILLS FATHER FOR BEATING HER MOTHER Helen Barnhouse, of Alex andria, Shoots When Man Loses Temper. ENDURED FOR 12 YEARS Court Releases Girl for 10 Days, When Hearing Will Be Held. Alexandria. Va.. Aug. ?.?Sidney J. Barnhouse, sbout fifty years old, who was employed as a locomotive engi neer at the Potomac Railroad yards, was shot and killed at 7 o'clock to night at the family residence, it? North Psyne street, by his daughter, Miss Helen E Barnhouse. after the father had attacked the mother. Barnhouse waa shot by bis daughter with bis own pistol, which was lying on a bureau in a bedroom on the second floor. The bullet entered hla skull and Barnhouse fell In the hallway as the shot rang out. Dr. Hugh McGuIra was summoned, and an ambulance ar rived, but It was decided not to re move Barnhouse. He died In less than half an hour after'the shooting. -I J?l ?Aot HI??.." At K> o'clock tonight the daughter, accompanied by her mother, were brought to police headquarters In an automobile by Sergt. Roberts and Policeman Gill. A special session of court was held and Justice Thompson released the young woman for ten days, when she will be given a preliminary hearing. Her mother became her surety. Miss Barnhouse was overcome and with her hand to her forehead told the court: "I don't know what hap pened. I just shot him because he at tacked my mather." " a lira. Barnhouse told the court her huaband had been drinkui? and that ?be had had trouble with htm for the past twelve years at different periods when he was drinking. She added that on suh occasions he had an un controlable temper, although she put up with it and did the best she could. Pat l> With ? Ink The mother, however. ' said she put up with It and tried to keep the mal ter quiet for the sake of the children. Her daughter, she said, had been nervous and hysterial for the past three months sine she left the hospi tal, where she was treated for peri tonitis. . According to Mrs. Barnhouse's testi mony, the father began scolding Frances, a 12-year-old daughter. The child, she said, began to cry, and she spoke to her husband about the man ner In which he talked to the young daughter. The Hasbnnd Turned aa Her, Mrs. Barnhouse declared the hus band turned on her and grabbed her, whereupon she said the daughter got the pistol from the bureau and fired at her father after he had chased wit ness upstairs. The body was removed to Demalnc's Chapel and prepared for burial. Barnhouse came to Alexandria about twenty years ago from Maryland, and since locating here had been em ployed as engineer by the Washing ton-Southern Railway Company on a yard engine. Barnhouse owned his own home and was well known here. At 11 o'clock tonight, a coroner's jury summoned by Dr. T. M." Jones, coroner, met at Demalne's Chapel, and after viewing the body, was ad journed over. ENVOYS TO PRISONERS EXCHANGE COUNCIL U. S. Sends Garrett, Kernan and Stone to Berne. Announcement was made here yes terday of the -American representa tives who will participate In the In ternational Conference at Berne.. Swltxerland, to determine the status, welfare and exchange of prisoners of war. They are: John W. Garrett. minister to the Hague, for the State Department; Maj-Gen Francis J. Kernan, War Department; Commander Raymond Stone. Navy Department. Minister Garrett already ts en route to Switzerland. General Kernan was serving with the American forces m France when priven the assignment and will reach Berne by the time the conference Is ready to convene. Com mander Stone left Washington with full Instructions some days ago. The confertthce will be held at the suggestion of the United States. Ger many agreed to the plan when rep resentations from this Government were made to Berlin through the Spanish ambassador. It Is the official move made to discuss the question of exchanging prisoners with Germany Representatives of all of the bellig erents will participate In the discus sions. MANIAC HANGS HIMSELF. Man in St. Elizabeth's Asylum Uses Sheet for Suicide. Austin F. I.unde. aged M. of Scan dinavian extraction, an Inmate of the Government Hospital far the Insane at St. Elisabeth's hanged himself last night with a sheet. Lunde was admitted to the hoapital June M last, having been sent there by the military authorities at Madi son, Wis.. his home. He was quiet, tha hoapital authorities stated last night, and hia act waa entirely un expected. Lunde had been drafted and was la camp before his' condition waa dis covered. He has a mother la Wla conaln. Day's Casualties 623, Including 184 Dead; 333 letal t?? night lut. Killed In action. Tl Missing? in action...'. M Total. IM THE AFTER-OO- LIST. Killed In action. M Died of wounds. M Died of disease. t Died ot accident...;. 1 Missine In action.Ml Wounded severely. IS Wounded, decree undetermined. 71 Wounded ?lightly. 1 Total. BO Total afternoon and nicht.Ul PERSHING LIST OF 623 NAHES IS GIVEN OUT Army Men Supplied 571 of Total Casualties Reported. Six hundred and twenty-three names of ?oldler? in lh? American Expedi tionary Fore? w*r? included In the casuslty Hats made public lata laat nicht and yesterday afternoon by tha War Department. Of the?? casualties VU war? for morning release, while the remaining ?20 appeared. In the afternoon papera. The Army furnished a total of 571 casualties, whll? the Marine Corpa' Hat totaled 52. Th? majority of the casualties list ed were of Pennsylvania troops. Half of the name? were Hated as missing in action. Tha lists follow: THE NIGHT LIST. . Killed la Art loa. Maj. Adolph Michael Trier, Fond du Lac, Wi?. ' LIEUTENANTS. Howard W. Arnold. Elberon. N. J. William M. Brigham. jr.. Marl boro. Mass. Paul O. Cox. Chicane. III. Edwin A. Daly. Boston, Mass. Patrick J. Dowllng-, New York. N. T. Joseph W. Welch. Hoye?. Md. SERGEANTS. Percy Alexander, Forest, La. Frank Doughney, New York. NV Y. Frank N. Jesse??, Danville, Ky. Daniel 8. Johnston, Hartford, Conn. Frank Koenlg, Allentown. Pa. Frenk J. McKernan, New Ken aington. Pa. CORPORALS. Thomas Brennan, New York. N. Y. Thomas E. Burke. St. Louis, Mo. Charly l_ Chamblln. Shelbyville, Ind. John J. Conroy. Bronx, N. Y. Lester C. Cook. Albion. Nebr. David Goldsmith, Springfield. Mas? Joseph A. Kelly, Bridgeport, Conn. Hugh W. Mellon. Waterbury. Conn. ?George F. Moore, Lakin, Kans. Lewis H. Robertson, Mason City, Nebr. Raymond Staber, New York, N. Y. ?XaSTlKUED ON PAGE SIX. MAKER5 OF PLEASURE CARS TO STOP OUTPUT Industries Board Gives Notice Ma terials Will Be Denied. The War Industries Board yes terday notified the Automobile Chamber of Commerce that there would be practically no ateel avail able for pleasure car?, and warned the pleasure car manufacturer? to transfer their plant? to war Indus try by the flr?t of the year. If they hoped to hold their businesses, and their organisation? together. "We note that manufacturers have voluntarily agreed among themselves to curtail the production of passenger ears 50 per cent," wrote tha board to tbe chamber. "This Is a step in the right direc tion, but further curtailment Is Inevitable. "L|ttle, ir any, of the principal ma terials required In th? manufacture of pa?aenger cars available for non war. Industrie? after war require ments ?hall be provided for." Kg Gaa Bombi Pari?. Paris, Aug> I.?The Paris region was again under bombardment today from German long-range cannon. ' ALLIED UNITY OF COMMAND SEEN IN DRIVE London Rejoices at Lack of Jealousy Among the Front Armies. SURPRISE IS A FACTOR Hun Opponents Take and Hold Offensive, Say War Correspondents. London, Aug. 9.?The new blow delivered at the Germans yesterday is discussed in the British papers with keen appreciation. War cor respondents and military critics unite In pointing out tbe value of the factor of surprise. The plana of th? allies bad been splendidly ? concealed from the enemy, and even bis recent capture of prisoner* in tha region of the attack had not given him any information of value. War correspondents In their ac counts of tbe battle insist on the suspense which was felt during the night as th? allied troops waited for the hour. But the time passed and there was no sign from tbe hos tile trenches, till at last the tre mendous bombardment broke out. It Is pointed out that the day of long preliminary bombardment has passed altogether and everything In the rripst modern form of attack Is sacrificed and rightly sacrificed, to the factor of surprise. Remarkable Victors*. In this case the surprise waa so great as to enable the allies to obtain a success which even the most cau tious critics describe as a remarkable victory. Nowhere haa the enemy fought harder than he did ?n the spring for possession of the ground oa which he was attacked yeaterday. It waa ot the highest Importance to blm for the achievement of hla double aim?fhe conquest of Paria and of the Channel ports. There la tbe fact that tbe preaence of the enemy so close to Amiens in terfered seriously with the freedom of maneuvers of the allied forces, and for every reason It might have been considered thst he would make the most considerable efforts to re tain the positions he had won. But ( the allied blow wa? ao surprising and so powerful that It has sent his forces back over a wide area. The attack has done more than demonstrate the ability of the allies to take the offensive. It has made plain once more tbe supreme ?value of the unity of command. There Is confidence now that each operation is a part of the whole vast plan of campaign and not, as one critic puts it, "an effervescence on the general scheme." ( Particularly welcome to the British Is the fact that after the fighting of British troops under French command. French forces should now be under Sir Douglas Haig in the present I operations. This fact ts taken aa further testimony to the reality of the unity of command, and some writeis look for the time when both French and. British forces may also be fight under American generals. The allied forces are one today, without any question of precedence or any touch of jealously to disturb the complete haAnony of their labors. There is no disposition In the Btitlsa comment on the victory to anticipale events or to claim greater success? than those which are contained In the cautious official announcement. Haa Loat Initiative. It Is pointed out that there Is no question of attempting to break through the German lines. The point which Is Insisted upon Is thst by hia failure on the Marne. Ludendorff has lost the Initiative, which has now passed Into the hands of the allies. They have the chance now to force the enemy to conform to their movements, and It Is not doubted that they will retain this advantage. The pr?sent operation is regarded aa evidence of the determination to retain it. and the success Is valued for the proof It gives of German Inability to compel the allies to await hostile attacks. The absence of strategical free dom has been the chief trouble of tbe allies since the spring and the rejoicing over the present turn of events is founded on the fact that they have now recovered that free dom. The news of the attack surprised the people of England as thorough ly as It appears to have surprised the Germans. But now that atten tion has been directed to this part ot the line, it Is realised that the po sition of the Germans In the bulge toward Montdldler Is likely to be Leome very uncomfortable before 'long. With the Marines at Belleau Wood and Bouresches A complete ?tory describing in detail the heroic work of the "Devil Dogs." in a letter made public bv Maj. Gen. George Barnett, will appear in tomorrow's Herald. Colorful, yet authentic, this story is of the best the war has produced. Don't Miss It in ~~ THE SUNDAY HERALD?2c One Quarter of German Amiens Front Crushed in By Allies, with Advance in Full Swing As Night Comes. CHAULNES NEAR FALL; ROSIERES TAKEN? / FRENCH &? MILES NORTHWEST OF ROYE Important Railway Junctions Threatened by French and British Troops?Stiffened Resistance Between Chipilly and Mor lancourt Slows British Left. -? London, Aug. 9.?Fully one-quarter of the German Amiens front had been crushed in by the allies, 17,000 prisoners and between 200 and 300 guns had been officially recorded as captured," and the allied advance was still in full swing when night settled down upon the Picardy battlefield, closing the -second day of Foch's second great? of fensive. The British main forces, surging irresistibly ahead north of the Amiens-Ham rail, have made a maximum penetration of more than twelve miles. HOT DAYS AGAIN! BEGIN MONDAY; IS PREDICTION May Come Tomorrow, Says Forecaster Henry of Bureau. Tomorrow will be the l??t day of the reprieve granted Washington by the weather man before the f?cond apel of heat strikes the city. Today will be about the same at yesterday, and the weather man says tomorrow mU:ht be, but he rather expects that the day will equal some of the one or two we had last week for record-breaking temperature?.. If the threatened torrid wave holds off tomorrow. It will surely arrive Monday, and lose nothing? by the delay, accorimi?; to the weather bureau. Yesterday the kiosk on the Ave nue registered a mark of 106. at , about 4:30 p. ra., but was ?degrees j lower than the record set in the earlier part of the week. StlMBSer Resort Temperarere. As a result of the let-up In weavher conditions, no heat prostrations were reported at police headquarters i??t night. The Weather Bureau In sJeorgetosvn as usual reported summer resort tem peratures that make the Washington Ian doomed to spend the dav in or near the downtown distri-t long tor a Job with the Weather Bureu. The highest temperature re xarded at the Weather Bureau was 94. Pi-of. Henry, forecaster of the Weather Bureau, declared last night that the new heat wave will la.?: four or five day, perhaps lon?sjr. Itat he ?tated that it will not be intense as the one from which the cl?y is just recovering. U. S. RESUMES BEEF EATING IN-ALL PLACES Rush of Light Cattle to Market Causes New Order. The Food Adminstration yester day released public eating place? and? householders from the beef re strictions. Eating house? wer? an der voluntary obligation to serve beef only one meal a day. wMle householders had in many States agreed to a voluntary beef retion of not exceeding a pound and a half a week, Including bone, for each person. A rudflen and early run of catte to the market brought the relea? ? u month before it was expected. Drought In Texas, Oklahoma and the Southwest and In Montana and adjacent areas in the Northweat I? forcing light catti? Into the pack ing centers. Th? lack of rain Is endangering? the meat herd? in this territory, and though train loads of water are being rushed in. not enough can be shipped to save the cattle, and it is necessary to ship thenrsjut before they are really fin ished for market. , Many of these stocker? are be ing shipped to feeding ground?, but much of them must go to market at one?. Butchers are being asked to give preference In marketing to cattle which dress under 475 pound? and to reserve the carcasses of really prime fed cattle for ex port to tb? army. America i? attked to use this light beef on its tables, even though It is used to eating the cuts from the heavier steers, until the present meat crisis Is pa ned. Alti dig Holds Enfineer. London. Aug. 9?Owing to the de mand? of th? shipbuilding and air plane pit??rasa |n Australia, no more engineers an to be allowed to leave for OreatuBtitaln. Africa. Ckiefs Enlist Parla. Atte. S.?A recruiting mis sion to th? French coioni?? In West Africa reports many voluntary llstmenu a-nong the families ot principal nativa chiefs. S British Cavalry Reaches Chaulne*. Chaulnes, a railway junction of vital im portance, twenty-three miles in the rear of the German Montdidier army, is near fall. British cavalry has reached its outskirts. Rosi?res, three and one-half miles west of Chaulnes, is in British hands. Farther south the French have taken Arvil lers, six and one-half miles northwest of Roye, the nerve center of the German Picardy pocket, comparable to F?re-en-Tardenois in the Aisne Marne battle. The British left has been temporarily held up by a stiff re-enforced German resistance between Chipilly and Morlancourt. The lat ter town is still held by the Germans. In the center, however, astride the Amiens Ham Railway, Rawlinson's forces smashed re lentlessly ahead toward Chaulnes and Nesle, while on their-right the French first army deepened the bulge and ploughed forward east of the Avre in the direction of the Chaulnes Roye sector. An advance of half a dozen more miles will cut the life line of the German forces cooped up in the hourly narrowing Montdidier cup. -? "BREAK ENEMY'S RESISTANCE." OFFICIAL. Paris. Aug. 9.?"We have broken the resistance of the enemy and captured Pierrepont, Contoire, Hangard-en-Santerr* and Arvillers," says tonight's war office communique. "Since yesterday morning," the statement adds, "we have advanced nine miles deep and have taken 4.000 prisoners. "Our losses have been particularly light." AMERICAN TROOPS ADVANCE. Paris, Aug. 9.?American troops have captured Fismette. on the north bank of the Vesle, the war office announced to night. One hundred prisoners were taken. ~ TERRIFIC AIR FIGHTING. London, Aug. 9.?Probably the mott terrific aerial fighting of th? whole war took place over the Picardy front yesterday incident to th? beginning of the Franco-British drive. Sixty-five German airplanes were brought down by the British, who themselves lost fifty-one ma chino, according to an official report on aviation issued tonight. The British fliers splendidly co-operated -with the attacking artillery . and infantry. Smoke bombs were dropped to screen the advancing tank?. Great havoc was caused among the retreating German manca ef troops. Hit Somme bridges were bombed effectively day and night. ' ft ? J ? 1 T'1' captive? include men takea vayalry and 1 ?Ulks from every German division that haa thus far figured In the Picardy drive. Do Good Work. With the British Army on the Amiens Kr?nt. Aus. 9.?Cavalry and lieht tanks were responsible for the rapid advance the British army is making; alang this front. Never since the war besan probably haa such a large force of cavalry and the armor ed "caterpillar?" been employed ao extensively. The British used another innovation in driving the retiring* Germans Into confuaon. They were equipped with a heavy force of machine gun.? mounted on motors. They enabku tke attacking forces to increase the rap- Fighting contini idlty of their advance and drove ter ror to the Boche. Returns from the prisoners peas ?how that many of the Germana captured are highly pleased at be ing ralleva? ot. Aj-atla. aay morra. gomUfCK? oa ttm? tygk * *? 17.000 Prisoner? Tak? In New Drive. London. Aug. t.?The number m prisoners taken by the allies In tha Picardy drive haa reartwd lija. Field Marsh?! Hal? reports la Ma official night bulletin B?t???u at and SN guns have been captured Among the gun? to a railway oaanaa of heavy oanbar. The allie? have ranchad the Una Pierrepont - ArvtUers - Rn mecourt - M orcourl. The rraneh hav? nap! a ? ?d pont aa? the weod te the aattk a* tha ?sHIaaa. -Otar na?aUt??? an Thuradev ?a???