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•CREATED KNIGHT OF 'THE GARTER BY KING List of Birthday Honors 1 Announced Yesterday Un : usually Long One—Gil bert Parker a Baronet London. June 2.—(9:37 p. m.)—'The list of j honors conferred on the occasion of the ] King's birthday, issued tonight, as had been expected in view' of the war. was an unusually long one. The list is headed by the names of Field Marshal Earl Kitchener, secretary of state for war. who received the knight hood of the Garter, and Sir Francis Ber tie, ambassador to France, and Sir Ken neth Muir Mackenzie, clerk of the crow’n. The two last are the only servants of the crown who were raised to the peerage, | each having been made a baron. Following these names is a long list of officers of the army and navy who re ceive promotion in or appointment to the. Order of the Bath, chiefly for services in connection with the organization of vari ous departments, such as recruiting and training of the territorials and the new armies, naval construction, equipment and transport. i It is mentioned In the communication making the list public that a further list of honors conferred in recognition ot meritorious services during the w'ar wil* be announced later, which probably means that men in the field not included in the present list will come in for a share of honors. The list contains few’ political honors. Half a dozen members of the House of Commons, liberal and unionists, are ap pointed privy councillors and an equal number receive baronetcies. Among the Utter are Sir Gilbert Parker, the novelist, and Sir Henry Norman, liberal member of Parliament. Twenty persons are giving knighthoods, nmong them E. L. Fletcher, a manager of the White Star line, for services In con rection wMth the transport of troops; Charles Edward Foyer, the fisheries ex pert; Leo G. Money, liberal member of Parliament, and a numoer of officials in the civil service. Sir John Jordan, minister to China, Is appointed a privy councillor; Right Hon. Sir James Rennell Rodd, ambassador to Italy, is given the grand cross of St. Michael and St. George; Charles Louis Ues Graz, minister to Servia. and Francis William Stronge, minister to Chile, arc made knight commanders of St. Michael and St. George, and Lieutenant Colonel John Strathearn Hendrle, lieutenant governor of Ontario; Dr. William Peterson, principal of McGill university. Montreal; the Very Rev. Daniel Miner Gordon, principal of Queens university, Kingston. Ont., are made knights of the order of St. Michael and St. George. RECORDS BROKEN IN SEARCHING FOR THE SUBMARINE F-4 San Francisco, June 2.—Thirteer de scents were made in search for the sub merged submarine F-4 at Honolulu, T. H., and every one broke a former world's rec ord, according to Chief Gunner George D. Stillson, who is here after comtleting his work* as chief of the diving opera tions. Five of the descents were made to a depth of 306 feet, he said, and eight to £75 feet. The former world's record was 274 feet. Stillson said that a telephone device was used successfully in communicating with the men under water for the first time fn the history of diving. TRADE COMMISSION CONFERENCE ENDS j Boston, June 2.—The federal trade com mission which has conferred with lead ing business men and bankers for two days on the possibilities of extending for eign trade, with special reference to South America, ended its session here today Chairman Joseph F. Davies said that the commission had received suggestions and information of importance, and that it hoped to be of “constructive helpfulness to the industries of the country.” Louis K. Liggett, president of the United Drug company, expressed doubt whether American exporters would gain great advantage over European business men by the war. It was his opinion that the termination of the war would be fol lower. by a greater output of products at cheaper prices in countries now bellig erent because of the fact that wages would be lower, while the wage list In this country, he said, has not yet reached tho high water mark. TYPHUS SITUATION I IN SERVIA BETTER I Washington, June 2.—Encouraging re ports from the campaign against t>; hus In Servia came to the state department today in dispatches from Nish. Suppres sion of the plague was said to be going Steadily forward In the districts where American Red Cross officers are at ”'ork. ij Reports from Montenegro said condi tions in some sections were alarming, but that with the adoption of proper sanitary measures there was hope of preventing a general epidemic of typhus. aeriaTattack did ! BUT LITTLE DAMAGE Vienna. June 2.—Via London, 7:56 p. m.) An official announcement made public here today says: "The result of the bombardment of Pola by Italian airships Is incorrectly 1 stated in the communication Issued by the Italian admiralty. Four bombs were i exploded, but the damage done was very ■light. No flt-e broke out. "In the bombardment of Monfalcone one civilian was slightly wounded by splinters Of stone." Marriage Licenses The following marriage licenses were yesterday recorded In the office of the probate Judge: Thomas Alien, Wylam, to MIbs Mary Louise Askew. W. W. Muir, FraU City, to Miss Mary Brodle. | H. K. Milner, Birmingham to Miss I Susie Martin. Forest E. Rush, Birmingham, to Miss Jessie Farabee. Hard to Believe From the Boston Evening Transcript. "Do, you know, I haven't slept away from my own home for over 20 years?" “What, don't you ever go to church?" i imvm'mirrr Itrictm § wt/ian \ 4- TflhsaMwwNv.»«tar jj in k|MHm Sf«pf DU ij V v ■ :• . -t I III I Wll 111 III il. Ill "p III Mill .. »|P I i 1 I I I II III I II III I I II II | • - FIELD MARSHAL EARL KITCHENER Yesterday created a Knight of the Garter ■•••■•••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••■••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••I* THE WAR SITUATION j Vienna, June 2.—(Via London, 10 p. m.)—The official statement issued by the Austrian war office tonight said: "The Russians have renewed their strong attacks against the allied troops on the eastern hank of the San. Desperate attacks every where have been re pulsed with heavy Russian losses. "On the northern front of Prsmesyl, two additional fortifications have been stormed and we have maintained the conquered ground. "South of the Dniester our attacks are successfully progressing. Hostile positions between Stry and Drohobycz were stormed yesterday. "Strong Russian forces which yesterday attacked our position near Solot wina, in south Galicia, suffered severe losses. They retreated and at some points took to flight. "Besides the booty mentioned in the German communication as having been captured during the month of May from the Russians we took 189 ammuni tion wagons and a quantity of other war material, such as 8500 rounds of ar tillery ammunition, 5,500,000 cartridges and 32,000 rifles. "In the Italian war Iheatre all the undertakings of the enemy have been unsuccessful. The bombardment of plateau of l.avaronne, Folgarla and the Carinthian harriers, with a great expenditure of ammunition, lias caused no material damage to our fortifications. No important fighting has taken place an the frontiers of Tyrol or Carinthia. On the coastal frontier an enemy at tack on the ridge was repulsed with heavy Italian losses.” Paris, June 2.—(10:45 p. m.)—The following official communication was issued by the war office tonight: "In Belgium the British troops have carried at the point of the bayonet the Chateau Hooge, near Sonnebeeke. "To the southeast of Neuville St. Vaast, the Germans have delivered a counter attack in the ‘labyrinth;’ we have repulsed and have made new progress, taking some prisoners. “It Is interesting to no1e that between May 9 and June 1 the French division which took Carency, Ablain-St. Nazalre, the Malon mill and the sugar refinery it Southez, have made 3100 prisoners, of whom 64 are officers and buried the bodies of 2600 Germans and have themselves lost in killed, wounded or mis sing 3200 men. of which total two-thirds are slightly wounded. “In Champagne the Germans attempted a night attack npar Beausejotir, but were immediately thrown back In the trenches. "In the outskirts of Lepetre forest we repulsed two violent attacks.” Rome, June 2.—(Via London, 11:25 p. m.)—The following official communi cation has been issued by the Italian war office: "On the Tyrol-Trentino frontier no fighting of any importance has been re ported. Our troops occupied Storo and pushed on until they were near Con ditio, linking up with the strong Alpine detachments which had made a descent, upon the Chez river from the valley of Caffaro to Val Cantoniea. “On the Carnia frontier from the head of the Raccolana valley we harassed, by an efficacious long distance fire, attempts of the enemy to build a bridge aver an Alpine lorrent beyond ihe frontier on the northern slope of the Predil. The enemy’s artillery replied without result. As an outcome of offensive reconnaissances extending beyond the head of the Valdogna, we captured some enemy stores. The bad weather, which prevailed throughout the whole of the day, prevented more extensive operations. “On the Fr(ule frontier we have solidly occupied the ridge of Montenero on the left bank of the Isonzo and about six miles northwest of Tolmino. On the afternoon of the 31st the enemy tried to dislodge us from the occupied locali ties by means of violent counter attacks, hut was everywhere repulsed.” Cairo, June 2.—(Via London, 10:45 p. m.)—The following official communi cation concerning the allies’ operations against the Dardanelles was made public today: “During the first of June close hand to hand fighting occurred on our north ern front. At the northern section of our position two saps of the enemy were rushed by our men with the intention of filling them in, hut a heavy bomhlng checked the work and one party had to fall back. The other party still holds on Its position between our firing line and that of the enemy. “This action necessitated heavy artillery support, to which the enemy re plied vigorously regardless of expense. Throughout this fighting the enemy lost heavily. * “On the southern sector the Turks made repeated attacks during the night of June 1-2 against the French right and twice reoccupled a fort captured May 29. On both occasions the enemy was driven out and the new French front remains intact. “On the British front all was quiet.” PEACEMAKER KILLED IN _ Three Negroes Dead and One Dying as Result of Shooting Near Selma Selma, June 2.—(Special.)—Three negroes are dead and a fourth dying as the result of a shooting this morning just east of Selma. The dead negroes are George Wal ters, Minnie O’Neal and Owen O'Neal, and the fatally wounded Madelyn Davis. The shooting was the result of a quar rel between Owen O'Neal and his wife, Minnie O'Neal. Owen O'Neal, a one armed negro man, who had been separ ated from his wife for sometime past, Wednesday morning broke Into a house near the scene of the tragedy and stole a shotgun. With the gun he went to the cotton field where his wife, her sister. Madelyn Davis, and George Walters were at work. • George Walters tried to act ns peace maker between the husband and his wife, which was rejected, and resulted in hie death. O’Neal then shot his wife to death and fatally wounded her sister. After shooting the man and the two women, O'Neal left the scene of the shooting and after going a abort distance, loaded the PRICE OF TUNGSTEN HIGHEST ICE WAR Offers $9 Per Unit Now. Galvanized Pipe Jumps $10 Per Ton Boulder. Colo., June 2.—Tungsten reached its highest price since 1906 today when a new schedule was issued by the PrimoB company, chief purchaser in this market, offering $9 per unit. This is the third advance since early In April, when the price was $5.80. Tungsten is used largely in the manu facture of hard steel. Pittsburg. June 2.—An increase of $10 a ton in the price of galvanized pipe, th* biggest jump ever made at one time, was, announced by manufacturers in the Pitts- ’ burg district today. At the same time galvanized steel sheets advanced $16 a ton. According to manufacturers the ad vance is a direct result of the European ! W’ar. Wire makers Issued a warning that a big advance In the price of galvanized wire likely would be made this week. I shotgun again and, placing the barrel of I the gun against his head, blew his own I brains out. I Moved to Fourth Avenue V Formal Opening ^ Tomorrow Refreshments Souvenirs yj I Between 20th and 21st Streets Si _ Formal Opening Tomorrow Refreshments Souvenirs 9 Formal Opening Tomorrow, Friday Refreshments Souvenirs for the Ladies You Are Cordially Invited to Be Present TOMORROW is formal opening day and house warming at Hood & Wheeler’s new store. We cordially invite you to come and inspect our new 6-story home and see the latest cre ations in “Lasts-a-Lifetime” Home Furniture. This is our 27th year in business. Our 27th anniversary and new home housewarming party—two in one. Won’t YOU come tomorrow. I I 'i , - . ■■ * EASTERN DIVISION PLAYGROUND LEAGUE HAS OPENING TODAY Eight. Teams in Latest of Amateur Organization—Playing Fields Are Selected It was announced yesterday that the eastern division of the Playground league had been fully organized and Its playing schedule for the season adopted. It fol lows, with the playing fields selected: The Playing Fields East Lake—Seventy-ninth street between Fourth and Fifth avenues, north. East Birmingham—Forty-second street and Eighth avenue, north. West Woodlawn—Forty-ninth Btreet and Avenuo A. Roebuck—Howard college diamond. Avondale—Avondale park. Woodlnwn—Forty-eighth street and Ave nue A Avondale Wesley House—Thirty-fourth street and Fifth avenue, north. Inglenook—Boyles car, Inglenook sta tion. The Schedule June 3—East Lake at Inglenook, East Birmingham at Avondale Wesley House, West Wpodlawn at Woodlawn. Roebuck at Avondale June 10— Avondale at West Woodlawn, Woodlawn at Roebuck. Avondale Wesley House at East Lake, Inglenook at East Birmingham. June 17—East Lake at Avondale. East Birmingham at Woodlawn, West Wood lawn at Avondale Wesley House, Roe buck at Inglenook. June 24—Avondale at East Birmingham, Wodlawn at East Lake. Avondale Wesley House at Roebuck, Inglenook at West Woodlawn. July 1—East Lake at West Woodlawn, East Birmingham at Roebuck, Avondale ac Inglenook, Avondale at Woodlawn. July 8—West Woodlawn at East Bir mingham, Roebuck at East Lake, Ingle nook at Woodlawn, Avondale Wesley House at Avondale. July 15-East Birmingham at East Lake. West Woodlawn at Roebuck. Woodlawn at Avondale. Inglenook at Avondale Wes ley House. July 22-Avondale at Roebuck. Wood lawn at West Woodlawn, Avondale Wes ley House at East Birmingham, Inglenook at East Lake. July 29—East Lake at Wesley House, East Birmingham at Inglenook, West Woodlawn at Avondale, Roebuck at Woodlawn. August (—Avondale at East Lsiks. THE WAR AT A GLANCE It Is still In the eastern war theatre— In the San region around Przemysl and in the vicinity of Htry—that the heaviest fighting of the war Is in progress. Vienna claims victories for the Teutonic allies in all these sectors. Two additional formications north of Przemysl are said to have been stormed by the Teutons, and In the Stry region attacks against the Rus sians arc declared to he progressing. The Russians took the offensive on the eastern bnnk of the San and In South Halida, but in both regions, ac cording to Vienna, met defeat with heavy casualties. On the western line the British near Zonnebeke have taken at the point of the bayonet the Chateau Ilooge. while the French, Paris asserts, have re pulsed a counter attack and made new progress against the Hermans south west of Neuvllle St. Vuast. The al lies also have thrown back Herman attacks In Champagne, and on the outskirts of the L,e Pretra forest, the French report. In the recent fighting In the region around I'arency, according to the French, the allies have taken 3100 pris oners and hurled the bodies of 2600 German dead. The allied casualty, dead and wounded or missing. Is given as .1200, two-thirds of whom are said to have been slightly wounded. Despite the declaration of Rome that the Italian invasion of Austria Is continuing with success, Vienna as serts that the Italian undertakings have been unavailing. The new en emy of the Teutonic allies, Vienna says, is expending great quantities of ammunition without doing material damage. An Italian attack on the coastal frontier Is declared to have been repulsed with heavy losses. The Italian fleet has sailed to the Austrian coast, seeking combat with Austrian warships, according to the Italian ministry of marine. The Aus trians. however, were not sighted, and the Italian ships destroyed by bom bardments a wireless station and an observation point in the Dalmatian archipelago. Another ship Is declared to have been sunk by a German submarine In the North sea. This Is the Belgian trawl er Delta B, the crew of which es caped. Woodlawn at East lake. Avondale Wes ley House at West Woodlawn, lnglenook at Roebuck. August 12— East lake at Woodlawn, East Birmingham at Avondale, West Woodlawn at lnglenook, Roebuck at Avondale Wesley House, lnglenook at Avondale. August 26-East Lake at Roebuek, East Birmingham at West Woodlawn. Avon dale Wesley House. August 19—West Woodlawn at East Lake. Roebuck at East Birmingham, Woodlawn at Avondale Wesley House, lnglenook at Avondale. September 2—East Birmingham at East Lake, Roebuck at West Woodlawn, Avon dale at Woodlawn, Avondale Wesley House at lnglenook. Amateur Ball Today Following are the games scheduled for this afternoon In the central division of the playground league: East Park at Lakevlew, at Lakevlew playground on Pine street. Norwood at North Birmingham, ot Twenty-ninth street and Thirty-second avenue. Fountain Heights at Behrens park, on Idlewlld car line. Twelfth Street club at Phelan park, on Standard OH diamond. Convict Escapes Montgomery. June 2.— (Special.) The state convict department today re ceived notice of the escape from Flat Top of Lee Ivy of Talladega and Kege Smith of Jefferson county. Ivey was serving a 10 years' sentence for rob bery, and Smith was serving a five years’ sentence for burglary and grand larceny. Rewards have been offered for their recaptur.e The Acme of Conceit From the Philadelphia Ledger. "That actor is the most self-cor sclous man I ever saw." "In what’way?" "He thinks of himself when he should be cogitating on the box office receipts. ' ITALY’S FAMOUS GILDED HORSES ARE MOVED FROM VENICE Italians Take Precaution Against In jury to Ancient Bronzes—Fear Damage by Aerial Attack Rome, June 1. —(10:15 n. m.)—(Via Paris, June 2, 5:30 a. m.)—The famous gilded horses which have adorned for a century the principal portal of the Cathedral of St Mark's at Venice have been removed from the city to a place of safety be cause of the fear that they might be dam- •• i aged by hostile aviators or warships. The four horses of 8t. Mark’s, five feet high, are among the finest of ancient bronzes. They probably once adorned the triumphal arch of Neruyand afterward that of Trajan. Constantino sent them j to adorn the Imperial hippodrome at Constantinople, whence the Doge Enrico Dandolo took them to Venice In 1J04 as j the spoils of war. In 1797 the ywore car ried to Paris by Napoleon, but In 1815 they were restored to their funnel position byj the French Emperor. MISSOURI SYNOD OF LUTHERANS TO MEET Boston. June 2.—Plans for the observ ance In 1917 of the 400th anniversary of the reformation will form one of the principal themes of discussion at the con vention of the Atlantic district of the Mis souri synod of the Lutheran church, which began here today. Tha Rev. F. Pfotenhauer of Chicago, general president of the synod, in tha opening sermon on “The Duty of the Christian Church,” said that It was solely t ) preach the gospel. ‘V * J