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Chicago Herald and Exaoiier.
Please Watch It Grow.
Sorrow for Germans
0 Yes, And More Comine.
'. Br AHTHUB, BRISBANE.
This ia written In Now York
city, by one much interested In
the Chicago Herald and Examiner.
h This paragraph will Interest par
. tieularly newspapermen and ad
i rertlsers who like to know what
'j happens when two newspapers are
combined as the Chicago Herald
. and Examiner were combined re
cently. It Is cheering to receive such a
telegram as the following from
that able young Chicago editor.
W. a Howey: "A. Brisbane, Care
New York Evening Journal, New
"Monday's Herald and Examiner,
August 12th, broke all records,
1,500 up over last week. Net city
circulation 208,174. Net city cir
culation for May 13, first test Mon
day of consolidation was 195,783.
For May 20 was 192,321. Total net
paid circulation for Monday was
312,000. Net paid circulation for
May 20 was 300,343. Net city cir
culation was 16,000 more than
second Monday of consolidation
two papers., Sunday circulation
also tip 1.000 over last week. W.
Chicago is going to be the big
gest city in the world, as it is sow
the most furiously energetic and
rapidly growing city. But it ii
several million away from New
York city. It is pleasing for those
interested in the Chicago Herald
and Examiner to be able to" an
nounce a circulation, almost as big
as that of the biggest morning
newspaper in the city of New
York. If the morning newspapers
of New York city will wait a lit
tle while, it will ive the Chicago
'Herald and Examiner much pleas
ure to show how a -morning news
- paper can run ahead with a first
class staff of Chicago men.
' The German Socialist news
paper, Vorwaerts, says no one can
dispute that "in the first months
Of the fifth year of the war tho
people are experiencing heavy sor
rows." The Vorwaerts might add that
they are also experiencing, in the
language of the far West, what
they "good and well de
serve," and no more.
This applies especially to So
cial Democrats that were all for
war and full of love for the
Kaiser, but suddenly got cold
feet when they realized that the
. allies, AND AMERICA, can and.
if necessary, will keep the world
going ioi many years to come. ,
Everything ii appropriate and
cheerful in e -war just now. For
instance, English and American
sailors off the east coast of Eng
land were i?ging:
"Oh, happy band of pilgrims,
Look upward to the skies."
And as they sang, some flyers
brought down a huge Prussian
Zeppelin in flames not a man of
the crew surviving.
It will soon -be time for another
St Gaudens to make a monument
to another lot of colored troops of
the United States.
St. Gaudens made a magnificent
statue xt, heroic young Shaw, the
white man, leading his colored
troops against slavery,
Another American officer, also
named Shaw, offers something to
tho sculptor, something rather
hard to show In marble or bronze.
The FreceiMrar department de
clares that every member of a col
ored regiment Is entitled to the war
cross for courage shewn in their
first fighting under fire.
The white officer. Lieutenant
Shaw, was looking after his guns,
giving Instructions, taking them to
pieces and reassembling them
again, under fire so heavy that If
he had stood upright he would not
have lived five minutes.
He went from one gun to the
other, rolling over and over on the
ground and comes out of it alive.
When you see your colored fel
low cltiien in or out of uniform
please remember that no matter
what you may think, the white
Prussian across the line has a
pretty high opinion of him.
A dispatch from Zurich says the
great German headquarters has
been removed to German soil east
of the Rhine "because of the ac
tivity of allied airmen,"
The German great headquarters
will go further back than that
when the flying machines and fly
ing fighters from this country get
. to work. For their headquarters
will also be east of the River
In spite of incompetency and
worse in the beginning, the ma
chines will be made, and fighting
Americans will fly them.
President Wilson has long since
taken this matter into his own
hands. He picked out the biggest
, Republican, Hughes, to investi
gatethat there might be no
question of favoritism.
When the American air fleet
really begins work the German
great headquarters will need a
hole in the ground. It may come
a, little late, but American flying
machines will settle and end this
war unless the revolution in
Austria hurries up, or the Ger
man peop' come to their senses.
Their newspapers, especially tM
Socialist brand, begin to ask for
sympathy. But if a man follows
a wolf and shares in the wolf mur
ders and blood drinking, he must
expect to be hunted as a wolf.
And while Germans follow their
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Pair tonight, aad
Thursdays little ehaaa-
In temperature. Tem
perature at 8 a. xn., 73
drarres. Jformal tem
perature an Anstiat 14
for the lut thlrtr Tears,
BIG BOMBARDMENT BEGUN
IfETV TORK, Asg. II, An an
confirmed report this afternoon
stated that the Ward liae steam
er Morro Castle, ca mate to an
Atlantic port from a Southern
port, has been tunk. by a Ger
ANT ATLANTIC PORT, Aug. 14v A
British freighter arriving here toaay
reported hiring- a two-hour battle
with a German submarine off je
Long- Island coast. ,
The U-boat, It was declared, opened
fire at a , range of three miles.
The freighter replied until Its ammu
nition was exhausted, meanwhile lending-
out SOS calls.
According to the story told here, a
mysterious steamer of aDout 2,000
tons, flying a flag which could not be
mads out crossed the tine of fire ser
eral times, ahleldlnr the submarine
from the freighter's shells.
It was also asserted that two torpe
does were blown up by gunners on
the Britisher, who dropped depth
bombs when the torpedoes came near,
setting them off.
The freighter reported haTlng heard
cannonading from a point over the
horlion while making- for port after
escaping from the submersible.
Torpedoing in a heavy fog- of the
Henry S. Kellogg off the Jersey coast
was reported early today. Aid was
rushed In answer to wireless calls'
for help. "
Seven lives arebilleved to have
been lost when the Kellogg was
sunk. Thirty-five members of the
crew .were rescued by the steamship
Huron. 'of the Clyde Line, tiorthward
bound.' The survivors were In open
The Navy Department Issued the fol
lowing etatemei- today: "The steam-
snip Jicnry s. Kiiogg- was torpedoed
and sunk at 5 p. m. yesterday about
thirty miles south of the Ambrose
channel lightship. Thirty-five sur
vivors have been landed In New York;
seven members of the crew are report
Other reports of brushes with U
boats are brought In almost hourly.
One British armed 'merchantman re
ported a fight with a submarine oft
the South Atlantic coast.
The mystery of the Soroerstad sink
ing. In which the torpedo performed
queer antics, passing under the vessel
ana then turning around and striking-
the ship, was unexplained today.
Officials scouted the theory of wire
lets control and attribute It to a de
fective rudder on the torpedo.
Survivors From Seven Ship.
Survivors from seven of the fish
ing schooners sunk by a German sub
marine off the Massachusetts coast,
have been safely brought to port, tne
Navy Department announced last
A total of twenty-three survivors
have been landed since Ajgust 10. tne
date of the sinkings. The seven ves
sels whose crews were rescued were:
Lona Star, Reliance, Progress, Star
Buck, Earle L. Netty, Alida May, and
Survivors of the Earle L. Netty re
ported the submarine sank the Sybil
and Cruiser, of Boston, and the Mary
Sennett. of Gloucester, Mass.
Cabinet discussion of submarine
activities yesterday is said to have re
suited In complete Indorsement
Secretary Daniels' methods.
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LET'S CALL 'EM
LOUISVILLE. Xy, Aug. 14.
The Loulsvllla Courier-Journal,
one of the strongest newspapers
of the South, apparently has an
swered the oft-repeated statement
that the South objects to the term
"Yankees" applied to United
In letters an Inch.hlgb. the Cour-rler-Journal
prints the word
"Yanks" and uses the term with
out stint In Its news columns.
Oen. Peyton March, chief of
staff, today appealed for the elim
ination of the word "Sammy" with
respect to American troops. Bay
lor that If there Is one thing the
United States soldiers didn't like
It's to be called "Sammy." He said
the British and French can't un
derstand why such vigorous men
should be given such an append
age. The British have discarded
It In favor of "Yanks." March
ROCKVILLE. Aug. L Mr. Johanna
Roth, of Washington, was awarded
verdict of 149,000 In her suit for PUOBO
against Mrs. Juanlta Frank, of Olen
Echo. The case went lo the Jury at
ll:ti o'clock this morning and a verdict
was reached on hour later after one
ballot had been taken.
Judge E. C Peter, who has presided
during the eight days the case has been
on trial, was not, In the court room
when the verdict was announcea. By
consent of counsel. It was filed with
Court Clerk Preston B. Ray.
An appeal win . be- taken by the ,"de-
-fendanftrfj. Damon "Wllsoiu. -of-Mra,
Prank's counsel, announced this alter
noon. . '
Attorney John A Garrett, counsel
for Mrs. Roth. asked the Jury to
brlnfr In a verlct for $50,000, assert
ing the market value or certain siock
Mrs. Roth claimed Mrs. Frank gut
from her by ".cunning, trickery, and
fraud" has that market value at this
time. The original value of the stock
was $41,000. With Interest accrued,
the principal and Interest to date
would be $49,000. He asked 11.000 for
the mental anguish and suffering of
The Jurjrs verdict awards a sum
equal to principal and Interest on the
stock. Mrs. Frank admitted having
gotten the stock and disposing of It,
but she claimed It was given to her by
Mrs. Roth to safeguard certain valu
ables she had placed In the home of
The two women lived together for
many years ana until eighteen
months ago were intimate friends.
For several years they were so Inti
mate that they were thought to be
sisters, Mrs. Frank also using the
name of Roth.
Mrs. Frank heard the arraignment
of herself by Attorney Garrett with
a smile on her face and after he had
completed bis summing-up to the
Jury she passed a peach to him. Mr.
Garrett accepted It with thanks and
ate It In her presence.
The defendant had a bag of the
fruit with her, and while awaiting
the return of the Jury she passed
peaches around to others present, ap
parently unconcerned as to the ulti
"I'm satisfied." she said, when asked
what she thought of the verdict.
Further than that she would make
no other comment.
CRITICAL IN BOHEMIA
BERNE, Aug. 14 The situation In
Bohemia Is critical, according to Aus
trian newspapers All arms have
been confiscated and meetings for
$49. 00 V
WASHINGTON, WEDNESDAY EVENING, AUGUST 14. 1918.
AMSTERDAM. Aug. 11 A battle is
raging between Czecho-Slovak and
Bolshevik forces along' the middle
Volga, especially around Simbirsk, ac
cording to dispatches received from
Simbirsk, 400 miles east of Moscow,
Is one of the key positions on the
new "Russian front" I
The Soviet army Is said to number
The Soviet fleet on the Volga has
seized all Czecho-Slovak vessels,
breaking the latter's communication
with their headquarters 'at Simbirsk.
FINLAND TO FIGHT
Germany has demanded thtt the
Finnish army prepare to march on
Murmansk within two weeks, accord
ing to .advices to the State Depart
The Murmansk coast has been
occupied by allied troops. Including
Americans. Advices said the German
demand was In the nature of an ulti
matum. A message from Archangel stated
that the allied diplomatic corps, which
recently arrived there, U still lirlnr
on boats having been 'unable to ob
tain uarti-tnniravWt3rr"'l" XTZ
Partial confirmation of the reported
flight of Lenine and Trotsky to Kron-
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ALL 0. S.
Every labor organization in Amer
ica today is being called upon to aid
the Central Labor Union of the Dis
trict In Its fight for restoration of
the sale of beer and light wines in
Copies of the resolution adopted
by the Centra,! Labor Union last
Tuesday night are being mailed to
every affiliated organization throuch
out the country. Along with these
resolutions goes an appeal from the
local body for aid In Its fight.
"There are approximately 3,000,000
members of organized labor in this
country." N. A. James, secretary of
the Central Labor Union, said today.
"We are In this fight to win, and
our brothers are going to help us.
President Comepers has taken a
friendly attitude toward our cause,
and we will receive the united sup
port of workers throughout America.
"The action of the Central Labor
Union last Tuesday night is In ac
cord with the feelings of workers In
every Slate. They have given us
their promise of aid in our fight,
and we are calling on them to help
The resolutions calling for a resto
ration of the sale of beer and light
wines In the District will be pre
sented to President Wilson next
Tuesday, according to plans of local
The same resolutions will be pre
sented to Congress In the near future.
New List' of 21-Year-Olds MustRegister on
August 24 At Local Boards
All men who shall have attained the age of twenty-one yean between -Jaae 5'
and August 24, were called upon today in a proclamation by President WSsoa to
register for the draft on the latter date.
The hours of registration will be from 7 a. m. to 9 p. hl, at all local beards.
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FRANKLIN, N. H., Aug. 14. It was
announced today at the Franklin Hos
pital that the condition of Senator
Jacob H. Galllnger Is critical.
He was removed to the hospital
from his summer home at Salisbury
Senator Galllnger Is In the eighty
second year, and is the eldest member
of the United States Senate In point
of continuous service.
LIEUT. WINSLOW MISSING
WITH THE AMERICAN ARMY ON
THE AISNE-VESLE FRONT, Aug. 14.
Lieut Allen Wlnslow, of Chicago.
the first American trained aviator to
shoot down a German airplane on the
Toul front in April, disappeared dur
ing a flight north of the vesle river
and Is believed to hacv been killed.
Lieutenant Winslow was escorting
observation planes when he disappeared.
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Not Yet Time for Peace,
King George Tells
WITH THE BRITISH ARMT
ON THE PICARDT BATTLE
FRONT. Aug. J3. In the course
of a conversation with the war
correspondents attached to the
British army today King George
declared that the time has not yet
come for- peace.
King George shook hands with
the correspondents and made a
FARE TO BfeACH RAISED
The Interstate Commerce Commis
sion today granted an Increased rate
to the Chesapeake Beach Railway
Company, on monthly commutation
tickets from ?12 to $13.20: on 200-trlp
commutation tickets, from $40 to $44;
the cancellation of round-trip fares,
and the charging of a full fare each
The company's application cites In
creased cost of fuel and labor as the
reason for applying for the increased
O WdSi hk;,. PItlCE JCWO CENTS.
The 131s regiment of the Thirty
third United States division was the
American unit which took part In
the Franco-BritUS-American offaasltt
In Plcardy. General March announced
today in his conference with 'corre
spondents. This regiment (Tlllnols troops), op
erating near ChlplUy. captured three
officers, 150 men, and seven 105-mlUl-meter
guns from the Germans. The
conduct of the American troops,
March said, won the highest praise
from the allies.
Plcardy Salleat Kednewd.
He stated that Plcardy salient ha
now'been reduced on a front ofnfty
three miles to a depth of fourteen
miles. This makes the nearest point
In the German line fifty miles from
The British and French offensive
has now driven the Germans back to
the line they held In the winter of
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rreat activity m- eBniier"rroaL
where there a beea- coaaWerakta ot
a flare-up of local flghtlnsr lately.
Tbs shellla waeetrate!a the
sector of the rrasee-BelcIaa frostier
near Dickenfeosch' aad Kemssell"
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fantry diversion 1b that o&ttriet; al
though it la- knowst that JPrlaca Bob-
preeht's arnqr has beea weaksaed by
the release of reserve, .far' service
north of tho.Mame and In Plcardy.
Along- tha Vesle rlvsr the German
are bombarding; the American, posi
tions with the utmost violence.
t Heavy artineryidaeUCwere reported
from the; PJcantr. aattfcftoak bat
neither .theBrItlh jrar offjea, nor tha
French war office made any mention
of Infantry eeritroaa"ln that 6a
The activity of ths bit cans appar
ently centered fcttwMa- the Avre and
Olae rivers, where the French wr
tmo81elily reported oa" Tuesday to
have advanced their lla, puttis-the
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The Cermaas commenced the evac
uation of their trench position ra the
OUe valley, giving ap much gronad
that they gained In the, drive to
ward Compiegne la Jbm.
Further progress for the Freae
west of the Oise river ha 'beta te
much eaalef iy the. capture of hlh
ground Which," atferts 'a scree foir ar
tillery. GUN DUEL RAGES
ON 30-MILE FRONT
pasts. Aua. 14 max 9. m.. A
artillery battle Is raging-ell alonr'th
thirty-mile front between the Avra
and the Oise, the French war office)
German, raids along- Tnf Veaie wew
"Between the Avre and the Otoe)
there is great activity by both artil
leries, especially In the' Boye-suf-Jat
and Concby-les-Pots sectors." the "com
"On the Vesle., enemy raid wera
nnsuccessful. PrUonerawere'taken la
a French raid In the MesnU-les-Hurlua
region (Champagne front)."
IN VALLEY OF WSE
WITH THE FRENCH ARMIES IN
THE FIELD. Aug. 14. General Hum
bert, following the successful advance
of his right wing In the Olae valley. Is
now striking northward In that region,
almost at right angles to the main Bat
This operation Is now fully under way.
the French Infiltrating the ravines be
tween the tiny hUla few ot which are
more than 150 feet high, and whlch"aive
this section Its name of "Little Switzer
land." The French already possess
Pleuler and LEcouvlllon. the keys to
Prisoners taken by a French di
vision now before Felval (a mile and
a half directly south of Lasslgny) are
responsible for the- knowledge "of
German commands-and orders. These
prisoners, consisting- of 177 men and
seven officers from seven different
companies, added to the Increasing
testimony of the shaklness of the
German army's morale. It Is no
longer uncommon for German officers
to admit doubts ot German success,
which was almost unheard of before
the most recent fighting. Occaslon-
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LADLES' BLACK POCKETBOOK Near
4 V st. and Feao. are., containing on
rolil watch cnaln. seven iloll.ra In Kltla
and some chance and eererat cards and
addresses. Keinrn o sirs. Daniels, list
u St. rf. w. uoerai reward. 1-le
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