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BT KAISER’S MEN Bavarian Troops Carry the Po lish Capital by Storm. RUSSIANS ARE BATTLING ON Czar’s Army Believed to Have With drawn in Safety, Protected by Rear Guard Actions —Teu- tons Capture 4,862 Slavs. By FREDERICK WERNER. Berlin, Aug. 6 (by wireless via Tuck erton, N. J.). —Warsaw has fallen. Of ficial announcement of the capture of the great Russian fortress on the Vis tula riyer was made by the German war office. The statement follows: '"Headquarters reports that Warsaw was taken this morning. Yesterday and last night Prince Leopold’s Bavar ian troops broke through the forts on the outer and inner lines where the Russian rear guards were making tenacious resistance. “The armies of General von Scholts and General von Oallwitz have ad vanced toward the road to Lomza, Oa trow and Wyszkow with violent en gagements taking place. Russ Resistance Desperate. "Desperate Russian resistance on both sides of the road from Ostrow to Rozan was without success. Twenty two officers and 4,840 soldiers were taken prisoners and we captured 17 machine guns. “German cavalry-defeated In Cour land and Samititia Russian cavalry, near Gensize, Birshi and Onlskszhty. Y'esterday and day before 2,225 Rus sians were taken prisoners. “The situation near and north of Ivangorod is unchanged. “Our pursuit of the enemy between the Upper Vistula and Bug rivers con tinues. "German cavalry has entered the region of Vladimir and Volynsk, east of the Bug.” Warsaw fell before the third great Austro-German drive that had for its object the capture of the great Rus sian stronghold. The capture of the fortress means that the Germans are now in posses sion of a great part of the network of strategic railways in central Poland which the Russians had been using to Etaift troops from one part of their battle front to the other end for the transportation of ammunition and food to the front. Campaign Begun in May. The campaign which ended In the capture of the Polish capital began early in May when Field Marshal von Mackensen, with a va*t Austro-Ger man army at his back, began driving the Russians from the Carpathians. Surging eastward the Germans and Austrians first took the mountain po sitions of the Russians and then re captured Przemysl and Lemberg. After the Russians had been driven from Galicia Field Marshal von Mack ensen began sweeping northward to get behind Warsaw. In. the meantime Field Marshal von HindenTurg, to whom the lion’s share of the credit goes, was waiting in northern Poland 'and at the proper moment began driv ing southward. In the meantime Gen eral von Buelow had cut into Russian Courland with a gigantic cavalry army and dashed toward Riga in order to sever the W’arsaw-Petrograd of communication and prevent the retire ment of Grand Duke Nicholas' Rus sian army. All along the line the Russians re tired. They were lacking in arms and ammunition and opposing them were the flower of the German and Austrian armies. Austrian Army Headquarters, via London, Aug. 6. —The Russians appar ently met with difficulties in conduct ing their retreat in the region be yond the Vieprz river, -where only a few roads intersect the extensive swamp district. The Germans and Austrians are continuing to press them hotly, not giving the Russians time to retreat in an orderly manner. The resistance of these forces has become visibly weaker and their move ments more confused. Many, prison ers continue to be taken daily and it is expected that many more will be j captured before the Russians emerge ! from the swamps, where the roads j are quite inadequate for moving heavy baggage and ammunition trains in ad- 1 dition to the troops. Field Marshal! von Mackensen’s forces have crossed the Swinta, which empties into the Vieprz near Lenezna. On the front to the west of Ivan gorod the Austrians had relatively slight losses in taking the outer forts although the desperate fighting lasted ten hours Foresters Select Ouluth. Providence. R. 1., Aug. 6.—The Cath olic Order of Foresters in national con vention here voted for Duluth, Minn., for the tri-ennial convention ic 1918. Bird Well Named. A booby is not merely a human j dunce, but is a Bahama bird, which j is so spiritless that when attacked | oy other birds it fails to fight and i gives up the fish it has caught with- j out resistance. No Kick Then. Bill—“I see a British agent buy- J ins ihules rejects all gray mules. He ;uys they i-an be seen too far." Jill! —“Well, 1 should think a mule is safer at a distance.” Easily Fixed. “I thought you were going to move Into a more expensive apartment?” “The landlord saved us the trouble,” replied Mrs. Flimgilt. ‘He raised the rent of the one we have been occupying.” They Surely Would. Societies that shut out reporters and refuse to give out news the pub lic wants would be awful mad if the press were to let them severely alone. --Milwaukee Sentinel. Disheartening. One extremely disheartening thing about striving to impart a literary tone to the editorial page is that it encourages so many subscribers to send in original poems.—Columbus (O. ) Journal. Agreed With Him. “Your husband is looking so much better nowadays. Mrs Xurich.” “Yes, it's the new treatment. He's been rying some immunity baths.” —Buf- falo Express. " MARINES FIRE ON MOB AMERICAN TROOPS OCCUPY HAI TIAN PALACE AND PORT OFFICE. Gunboat Pacifique Seized—One Native Killed in Fight With American Landing Forces. Port au Prince, Haiti, Aug. 9. — United States naval forces under Ad miral Caperton took possession of the national palace and the office of the port and seized the Haitian gunboat Pacifique. The crew of the gunboat was dis armed and landed. They were greeted on shore by a crow-d which cried: “Hurrah for Bobo!” During the operation to take pos session of the port office the Ameri can troops were forced to fire and one Haitian was killed. The incident has caused a great stir in the town. General Bobo arrived on the Centic from Cape Haitien and went to his chambers where he immediately In dicted a protest against the American occupation. The occupation is being extended not only on the palace, the fort and ail other important places in the town, but three miles beyond the limits. American patrols are in the streets maintaining peace and order, and to night the curfev? law forbidding per sons without authority to pass through the streets after eight o’clock was put in force. The United States warship Connect icut landed 150 marines, who occu pied the forts. Washington, Aug. 9.—ln dispatches to the navy department Admiral Cap erton announced that revolt had brok en out at Gonaives, on the western coast of Haiti, and asked that re-en forcements be sent to him. Admiral Benson, acting secretary of the navy, ordered the armored cruiser Tennessee, with 850 marines, to Port au Prince. CZAR REFUSES PEACE OFFER Report From Petrograd Correspondent Says Kaiser's Proposal Was Rejected. London, Aug. 10.—Reuter’s corre spondent at Petrcgrad transmits the following: “The Bourse Gazette learns from an unimpeachable source that the Ger man emperor made an offer of peace to Russia last week, through the king of Denmark. The answer sent to the king stated that the question of peace negotiations could not be raised at the present time.” The Russians continue to retreat be fore the victorious Germans in Poland. According to the official report of the Berlin war office, the czar’s forces are falling back in an easterly direction under pressure of troops un der Field Marshal von Mackensen. Se rock, at the mouth of the Bug, has been occupied by the Germans. Near Novogeorkievsk German troops have captured the forts at Segrze. Consistory Adjourns. Rome, Aug. 9.—The Consistorial Congregation has adjourned until No vember without appointing a success or to the late Archbishop Tjuigley of Chicago. Milwaukee Bishop Dead. Milwaukee. Aug. 10. —Rt. Rev. Ed ward Kozlows auxiliary bishop of the Milwaukee archdiocese, died in St. Joseph’s hospital following a recent operation performed on his neck for a carbuncle. New Ruler for Portugal. Lisbon. Portugal. Aug. 10.—Ber nardino Machado was elected by con gress president of the republic of Portugal. Senor Machado was elected on the third ballot by a majority of 134 of the 379 members present Get Messages of Sympathy. Cornish. N. H.. Aug. 9.—Numerous messages of sympathy were received Friday by President Wilson, it be ing the first anniversary of the death of his wife. The president spent sev eral hours upon the golf links $25,000,000 for Evacuation. London. Aug 9.—“ The Russian war office set aside $25,000,000 to help pay the cost of the removal of Warsaw mills and factories to the interior of the empire." says the Petrograd cor respondent of the Times. Pope to Launch Peace Move. Rome. Aug 7—Pope Benedict XV will launch a great campaign for peace In Europe at the next consistory held at the Vatican. This probabiy will take place between the end of August and the middle of September. Food for Hungry Americans. Washington. Aug. 7. Starving Americans in Mexico City will get re lief in a few days. The Red Cross purchased ss.Po<i worth of foodstuffs for them at New Orleans. The food stuffs were shipped on Friday. SHORT OF TEETH SLAYER ASKS TO DIE MURDERER OF ILLINOIS WOMAN REQUESTS TO BE LYNCHED. Notified of Plans for Swift Trial, Pris oner Says August 30 Is Too Long to Wait. Du quoin, 111., Aug. ( 7. —Joe De Ber ry, confessed murderer of Mrs. James H. Martin of Murphysboro, demands to be lynched. He was like a wild man during the day. He shook the bars of his cell door till it seemed as if the iron must give way before the strength of his arm, and all the time he filled the jail with his screams. The outburst was caused when the sheriff of Jackson county went to De Berry’s cell and told him a special term of the circuit court would be held August 30 to try L ! .m before a special grand jury. De Berry fell on his knees. “No, no, boss,” he said, “tell them I don’t want a trial. It’ll take too long. “They can cut me to pieces, they can have me eaten by dogs, and I won’t say nothing, boss. I killed that white woman, sheriff. “I see her everywhere. I can’t get away from her.” “Foxy,” said the sheriff; “wants to make us think he’s crazy.” De Rarry murdered Mrs. Martin with a poker. TWO KILLED IN AUTO RACE Joe Cooper, Driver, and Maurice Keil er, Mechanician, Die at Des Moines (la.) Track. Des Moines, la., Aug. 10. —As 7,000 persons packed the grandstand on the new one-mile saucer speedway wit nessing the 300-mile auto derby that Saturday marked its dedication, they saw Joe Cooper shoot around the east end of the bowl at a speed of 100 miles an hour in his Sebring. The next instant the machine was cata pulted off the rim of the saucer, dropped on the ground 20 feet below and, carried by the terrific momen tum at which it was traveling, plowed through the dirt for 40 feet under the seats on which they were standing. Cooper was dead when taken from the twisted body. Piel was carried to a hospital unconscious and may live. With 60 miles left to go, "Billy” Chandler blew a tire and his Deusen berg crashed through the wire fence at the “pole” and turned turtle. Chandler was picked up for dead but was revived. His mechanician, Maurice Keiler, died at the hospital at 8:20 p. The doctors say Chandler will recover. The 300-mile derby, a fight all the way between Ralph De Palma, Ralph Mulford and' Eddie O'Donnell, was won by De Palma. Speedway Park, Chicago, Aug. 10. — Dario Resta won the world’s 100-mile speed championship on Saturday by driving his French Peugeot 100 miles at an average speed of 102.8 miles per hour. His time was 58 minutes and 45 seconds. Earl Cooper, in an American Stutz, roared across the tape only 45 seconds behind Resta, with a record for the century of 101.41 miles an hour. Cox and Smith Let Out. Springfield, 111., Aug. 11. —Governor Dunne removed Dr. N. W. Cox of Cairo and Dr. B. A. Smith of Cham paign from office as members of the state board of dental examiners. This action followed an investigation. Earthquake in Calabria. Hohenheim, Germany, Aug. 11.— The seismograph here indicated that a severe earthquake occurred in south ern Europe, probably in Calabria or Albania Calabria has suffered from many severe quakes Sees Slash in Tariff Rates. Philadelphia. Aug. 9. —Senator Boies Penrose announced that he would in troduce at the next session of con gress a tariff bill that will contain re ductions of 15 to 20 per cent on many of the duties in the Payre-Aldrich bill. Belgian Miners on Strike. Havre. Aug 9. —Miners in the Mons district have gone on strike Groups of miners clashed with German sol diers and a serious riot occurred in which two Germans and seven miners were killed. Snow in Indiana. Muncie. Ind., Aug. 7. —Snow fell here Thursday It melted as soon as the flakes reached the ground. Reporta from other Indiana towns in this sec tion of the state related that snow had fallen in several localities. Reports Death of Salazar. Washington, Aug. 7. —General Sala zar. a VUlista. supporter, was killed In a battle near Nogales. Mex- Wednes day. according to advices received by the state department from Consul Sina pich, at Nogales, Aria. WAUSAU PILOT NAS MEXICAN PUN SECRETARY LANSING SAYS U. S, WILL AID WHEN NEW HEAD IS NAMED. FACTIONS TO BE FINANCED Opposing Elements Will Lose Support of the “A. B. C.” Nations—Carranza Expected to Oppose New Executive —Will Go to Mexico City. Washington, Aug. 11.—The United States and the six Latin-American coudftries represented in the Pan- American conference on Mexican af fairs have agreed upon a definite pol icy for the settlement of the Mexican problem. This announcement was made by Secretary of State Lansing on Monday. The plan to be carried out is approximately as follows: 1. The three leaders in Mexico will be informed after the Pan-American conference in New York Wednesday that they must declare an armistice and immediately confer and agree upon a provisional president 2. Should Carranza fail to agree to this, the United States and Latin al lies will recognize the provisional president accepted or agreed upon by Villa and Zapata and other patriotic elements. 3. The factions and people of Mex ico are to be advised the United States will finance the political ele ments which agree to a provisional president, and that the proposed new governmeht will have the active and moral support of the United States, Brazil, Chile, Argentine, Uruguay, Guatemala and Bolivia. 4. It is the purpose of these govern ments after the choice of a provision al president to prevent the shipment of arms and ammunition to any fac tion which opposes the new govern ment. 5. The shipment of arms and muni tions of war to the new provisional government will be permitted in un limited quantities. 6. In the reorganization of the gov ernment under a provisional president there will be full amnesty for all pres ent political prisoners and no future proscriptions. In the meantime it is becoming more apparent Carranza will not obey the ultimatum of the Pan-American conferees, but will hurry on to Mex ico City and establish himself there and oppose any new provisional gov ernment of which he is not the head. Nothing appears now to be wanting but the consideration by the Pan- American delegates, when they meet Wednesday in New York, of the amount of assistance to be rendered financially by the government to make a success of the announced plan. CROPS SMASH ALL RECORDS Rye, Oats and Barley Bring Produc tion of Five Leading Grains to Vast Figures. Washington, Aug. 10. —Three billion bushels of corn, 1,500,000,000 bushels oats, and 1,000,000,000 bushels of wheat are in prospect for this year s United States harvest Record crops of rye, white and sweet potatoes, tobacco, rice and hay also are predicted for the prosperous farmers, who have planted 310,546,000 acres, or 10,000,000 acres more than last year, to their principal crops, as shown by the department of agricul ture's August report issued here. The wheat crop, the greatest ever grown in any country, will be worth more than $2,500,000,000. The surplus of wheat is more than 400,000,000 bushels, the largest this country has known. Five leading grains, wheat, corn, oats, rye and barley have an aggregate yield of 5,547,000,000 bushels, an in crease of 124,000,000 bushels for the month of July, or a little over two per cent, and 269,000,000 bushels, or nearly five per cent larger than last year’s final returns. GEORGE FITCH, AUTHOR, DIES Noted Humorist Fails to Rally After an Operation in California Sanitarium. Berkeley, Cal., Aug. 11.—George Fitch, the author, of Peoria, 111., died at a sanitarium here, having failed to rally from an operation for appendi citis. Mr. Fitch was taken ill on Sat urday. He had been visiting his sis ter, Miss R. Louise Fitch, who is a student in the University of California Mrs. Fitch was with him at the time of his death. Arrangements have been made to remove the body to Peoria for burial. The name of George Fitch belongs In that list of American humorists which includes Mark Twain, Bill Nye, George Ade and Finley Peter Dunne. Fitch was born at Galva, lIL, June 5. 1877. Roumania Preparing for War. Milan, Italy, Aug. 11.—Roumania continues her preparations for war, having already called to the colors three more classes of reserves than were summoned for the Balkan mob ilization of 1913. Turks Capture British. Constantinople, Aug. 11.—It was offi cially announced on Monday that 60 British soldiers, including a major and two lieutenants, have been captured by the Turks in the recent fighting at Sedd-ul-Bahr. To Inquire Into Seizures. Washington, Aug. 10. —Ambassador Gerard at Berlin has been ordered by the state department to make an In quiry into the reported seizure of the American steamers Llama and Wico by Germany Italy Invaded by Austrians. Vienna, Aug. 10. —Austrian troops have invaded Italy and captured im portaDt positions near Mount Peralba This is the chief feature of the review nl military operations on the Italian front. Eight Villa Troopers Killed. El Paso. Tex . Aug. 7.—Eight Villa troopers were executed in Juarez on orders from General Villa. The men, it is said, rode through Juarez early in the day. yelling. “Abio Villa! Viva Zapata!” New Strike at Remington Plant. Utica. N Y., Aug 7. —At a meeting held on Thursday at Illon, which was attended by about 1,500 piece work ers In the Remington arms plant, a general strike of all piece workers was declared. RE-ENFORCEMENTS FOR AMERICANS IN HAITI Scene in the League Island navy yard, Philadelphia, as 500 bluejackets mere being hurried aboard the battleship Connecticut to be taken to Haiti to re-enforce the command of Rear Admiral Caperton and help in restoring order on the island. ' ' '''”'" ' ” '" Scene in the center of Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, which has been the object of the great Teuton drive in the eastern theater of the war and is now in the hands of the Germans. CASHIER AND GIRL MISSING t „ . . Abraham Cornelius, Jr., cashier of the Citizens National bank of Engle wood. N. J., and Miss Loretta Adelgais, formerly the bank’s stenographer, both of whom are missing. The directors of the bank have reported a shortage of SII,OOO in the cashier’s accounts. ISONZO PEOPLE WELCOME ITALIANS ‘* ■■■ - • A ■ -- -- . ... A scene in the Isonzo district when the long-prayed-for invasion took place. The Italian soldiers were hailed as the "redeemers” of the section which for as far back as the inhabitants could remember was under Austrian rule. Everywhere the inhabitants turned out to give them fitting greeting. The photograph shows women giving flowers to the Italian troops. Had Improved a Little. He was a renter, and at least every other season he was occupying a dif ferent farm. By a friend's advice he had moved the year before into an en tirely new field, a dozen miles from his usual haunts, and had not been seen for several months. When the friend did see him. at last, it was quite by accident, business taking him into the old man's neighborhood The fanner hailed him from the cornfield and came out to the fence. “Hello." said the friend, "is this your farm?” "Yes. How the Sandstones Differ. The products of rock decomposition may be reconsolidated either by great pressure or by the injection of ce menting materials, or by both. Thus sands are formed into sandstones, clays become shales, and calcareous deposits yield limestone. Aside from their cementing materials sand stones differ in composition exact ly as did the sands of which they are composed Sandstone, according to the United States geological survey, may be nearly pure quartz, or quartz ONE OF WARSAW’S PRINCIPAL STREETS and I jist come over to tell you, sir, that I'll be ready to pay part of that claim of your’n before long.” “You must be doing well.” “I think I’m doin’ fust-rate, and I’m powerful obliged to you, sir, for headin’ me this way.” “T am always glad to help if I can.” “I knowed that, sir. and that’s why I come away over here so far from home It’s kinder strange to me. but as long as I am doin’ as well as I am i am goin’ to stand it.” "Are you mak ing any money?” The old man's face brightened perceptibly. “No, I ain't. and feldspar, quartz, feldspar and mica and it may vary in texture from the fine to the coarse. Some sandstone is so coarse that it will hold six quarts of water to the cubic foot, and under ground deposits of such sandstone form excellent reservoirs which may yield a never-failing supply of water. An arkose sandstone from the quick silver region of California, made up of granite detritus, was found to con tain quartz, orthoclase, oligoclase, bi otite. muscovite, hornblende, titanlte, rutile, tourmaline and apatite. In NEW ARCHBISHOP IN WEST f ■ L ill I Most Rev. Edward J. Hanna was confirmed as archbishop of San Fran cisco recently, succeeding the late Archbishop Riordan. The photograph shows him in his robes in St. Mary’s cathedral. Here’s a Sentence. There was the savor, the desidera tum, the force and quantity that we have been talking of —a savor im mense and extraordinary, in relation to which the muddlement that I have called subjective came directly from the fact that it is not, like the savors to which I just paid tribute, "dished,” served, administered after the fashion of precious things in general, isn’t per haps in any degree the result of what passes in other societies for prepara tion, it grows wild, and I had doubt less partaken of it crude—with the marvelous effect of Its not disagree ing with me.—The Sun. sir,” he replied, hopefully, "but I’m losin' it slower’n I ever done in my life before.” Woe of the Motorist. The motorcar shot down the bfll at the speed of an express train, and then overturned, pinning the driver beneath it. The village policeman approached pompously. "It’s no use you hiding under there,” he said sternly to the half-smothered driver. “You were ex ceeding the speed limit, and 1 must have your name and address.” short, all the rock-forming minerals which can in any way survive the de struction or grinding up of a rock may be found in sands and therefore in sandstones. The Dog and the Fly. "The dog cares not whether his mas ter is rich or poor, but is as faithful to the stranger as to the owner of a mansion.” Same way with the house fly. Never deserts a bouse because it is humble.—Louisville Courier- Journal. KILL SIX MEXICANS TEXANS SLAY BANDITS IN CAM ERON COUNTY—U. S, REGULARS RUSHED TO SCENE. THREE AMERICANS WOUNDED Fierce Battle Rages All Night and R e . enforcements Are Sent to Aid the State Forces Who Are Holding Off 200 Outlaws. Brownsville, Tex., Aug. 10.—Troop B. Third United States cavalry, left here for the northern part of Cameron county. It was reported the Mexicans attacking Norias ranch numbered fully two hundred. Six Mexican bandits have been killed and three Americans wounded in a battle that raged all night at the Norias ranch, sixty miles north of here. United States troops, as well as Texas rangers, are rushing to the aid of the barricaded ranchmen. On the special train carrying the re-enforcements, are Henry Hutchings, adjutant general of Texas; J. M. Fox, captain of Texas rangers, and Sheriff Vann of Brownsville. Four companies of United States in fantry are being rushed into Fort Mc- Intosh, near Laredo, and will be hur ried to Norias soon after their arrival here. According to information received here 30 Mexican bandits raided the Norias ranch and drove away 50 horses and took a quantity of provi sions and several rifies. Late in the afternoon the Mexicans returned and a pitched battle was be gun, the 14 Americans barricading themselves in the ranch house. They telephoned from the ranch house to Sarita, Brownsville ami Kingsville for help before the Mexi cans cut the teelphone wires. The outlaws appear to have been active at other points during the day. Fritz Georgie, night watchman at the Lyfori (Tex.) jail, was shot and seri ously wounded before daybreak. 9 NEGROES HANG IN ONE DAY South Executes Seven by Legal Proc ess and Two Are Mob Victims. Memphis, Aug. 9. —Nine negroes were hanged, seven legally and two lynched, while a tenth was being chased in the southern states on Fri day. Alabama led the list with four legal hangings. At Evergreen. Robert Wat kins and John Salter were hanged for the murder and assault of Mrs. Mary Lassiter at Cullman. George James was hanged for the murder of George Clavburn. Millard Carpenter was hanged at Birmingham for the murder two years ago of John T. Camp, a white man. Mississippi hanged three negroes, two of them, Peter Bolen and Jim Seales, were convicted of murdering another negro. Bunyan Walters was hanged at Fay etteville, Miss., for the murder of Neals. Dispatches from Shawnee, Okla., tell of a "quiet, orderly crowd armed to the teeth,” which hanged Ed Berry to a Santa Fe railroad bridge, riddled his body with bullets and dispersed In as orderly a fashion as it had formed. In the early morning hours at Trilby, Fla., a crowd, hypnotized with fury, lynched Will Leach, accused of attacking a thirteen-year-old girl. IMPORTANT NEWS ITEMS New York, Aug.^. —Gen. Benjamin F. Tracy, who was President Harri son’s secretary of the navy, died of paralysis here on Friday in his eighty fifth year after a period of uncon sciousness lasting nine days. Three years ago General Tracy sustained a shock of paralysis, but rallied from it after a fey weeks and was able to resume bis law practice. He was badly shaken up in an automobile ac cident last Decoration lay, but from this, too, he speedily recovered. Chicago, Aug. 9. —Warden E. M. Al len of Joliet penitentiary resigned his position on Friday. The warden sent a telegram to Governor Dunne giving up his place following a receipt of a letter from the governor in which he was informed that the Illinois law re quires him to live inside the prison. Washington, Aug 10.—George E. Downey, comptroller of the treasury, was appointed to the court of claims bench. He was named in place of A. Mitchell Palmer, who resigned. Mobile, Ala., Aug. 10. —James Fox, a negro, was lynched by a mob at the camp of the Lager Sullivan Lumber company. Predicts Happy End. Munich, Bavaria, Aug. 11.—Speak ing from the balcony of his palace during a celebration of the fall or Warsaw, King Ludwig concluded as follows: “The entire nation must con tinue to hold out until the happy end ' Okuma Heads New Cabinet. Tokyo, Aug. 11.—Emperor Yoshihito authorized Premier Okuma to with draw his resignation and the recon structed Japanese cabinet will be in stalled at once. Okuma is having ditti culty in finding a foreign minister Another Call for Troops. Paris, Aug. 10.—The Socialist news paper L’Humanite states that it has iamed on the best of authority that the German government is preparing to call to the colors all able-bodied men up to fifty years of age. Shot From Ambush. Tampa. Fla.. Aug. 10.—Tom Scott is dead and Elmore Tucker seriously wounded as the result of shots from ambush on Saturday while the men were crossing the Withlacoochee river, ten miles from Dade City. New Commander Appointed. Paris, Aug. 9.—Gen. Maurice Sarrail has been appointed commander of the French forces at the Dardanelles, it was announced here. A more ener getic offensive by the land forces sent against the Turks is expected. Murderer of Two Hanged. Hartford, Conn., Aug. 9.—Bernard Montvld, convicted of the murder of Father Joseph Zebris, pastor of St. Andrew’s Lithuanian Catholic church in New Britain, and Eva Gilmanaitie, was hanged at Wethersfield.