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r- f! a /i-M* I I 4 'ii, yfc :1 r* .w THE WEATHEK 4 Partly cloudy tonight. 25 KILLED. IN MINN. CYCLONE 100JNJURED Tornado Wipes Out Busine$s District of Tyler—Burnquist Sends Aid ONE DEATH AT VERDI Northwest in Path of Serious Wind and Hail Stoms Last Night St. Paul, Aug. 22—From 23 to 30 persons were killed and at least 100 injured by the cyclone which struck the little village of Tyler last night. Tyler's business district was wiped out. Part of the residence district was wrecked. The town has a popu lation of less than 1,000. At 10:45 'this morning Tyler was still isolated so fap* as wire' communication is con cerned. An appeal for help sent out by the commercial club from Tyler was relayed to Governor L'urnquist. The adjutant general immediately ar ranged to send out two home'guard companies. The storm which apparently struck Tyler without warning was one of sev eral similar storms which struck Min nesota last night. One death was re ported, at Verdi, in southern Minne sota. Tears Town to Piece*. Between 30 and 35 persons were killed and more than 100 were injured by the tornado which, struck Tyler last night and tore the town to pieces. The tornado tore through the heart of the town sparing only one build ing, a motion picture theater in which 200 persons were sheltered. Persons engaged in rescue work said that 125 injured, victims was a conservative estimate. Forty resi dences, the hospital,„ electric light plant and other buildings were de stroyed. The storm rageid until ll:2o p. m. and dozens of persons were pin ioned, under debris before toeing res cued, The tornado came from the east. Roofs were ripped off the hous es and business buildings. Destroys iPlant. Destruction of the Tyler electric plant and city waiter works with the ifrgt shock of the storm plunged the city into darkness, was not until earl ythis morfing that citizens were able.to notify adjoining* towns of the devastation. Three of five persons in the Tyler hosiptal were killed when the build ing was struck. Mlds Rose Nelson, head, nurse, made an effort to save one of the persons, failed, and lost her life. Her body was recovered this morning. The storm struck the Main street and in quick succession it crumpled the postoffice, a drug store, the 'bank, and two pool halls: and then destroy ed the electric light plant. It plowed through the residence district then where men. women and children were crushed to death. Some were sleep ing when the storm came. Only a few citizens received warn ing. Most of them fled to their cel lars and escaped with bruises. T. J.' Christenson, secretary of the County Fair association, and owner of a hardware store, was attending a meeting at a bank. The building was destroyed, and he was killed, Twenty seven bodies had been identififel at 10 a. l— 130 INJURED. Ivanhoe, Minn., Aug. 22.—Informa tion received here today by courier from Tyler said the cyclone last night caused the death of 35 persons, and 130 others are known to have been injured. HTY W.<p></p>RAIDER S. S. HUN SINKS TRAWLER A Canadian Atlantic Port, Aug." 22.— The American steamer Sylvania was sunk yesterday by an armed trawler on the Cenquerelau fishing banks. It is presumed the boat making the at tack was the armed trawler Triumph, captured Monday. The Sylvania's crew reached here. The trawler is presumed to be the same which sang another boat in this region. The crew which reached port today reported their vessel was sent to the bottom at midnight Tuesday. DESTROYS WhOLE FLEET. Montreal, Aug. 22.—'Virtually the en tire fleet of the Maratime fish corpor ation has been destroyed by the trawl er Triumph, which was captured by a submarine crew and armed. The fleet was in operation off the Grand Banks of Newfoundland. It was com posed of boats of both American and Canadian registry. JAPAN TO CONTROL BIG CHINESE MFNE (By Newspaper Enterprise Ans'n.) London. An*. 22— Japan's field of influence in China is growing. Its latest iKrtkeWaited a^reemewtii under mhj^ch.the jnine^ near,Nanking will be worked by the Chinese ana steel will be manufactured jointly by the Chinese and the Japanese, the lat "OA THE GOPHER STATE ADMIRER OF CAPODWARDS Address Which British Fighter is to Deliver Here Widely Read GREAT MEETING TUESDAY Anticipated That Auditorium Will Be Packed to Hear Noted Warrior Ca_~\ Frank Edwards of the Royal Fusiliers will speak at the Bismarck Auditorium, Tuesday evening, August 27. His address in Minneapolis June 28 before the Minnesota Bankers Association, was accorded the highest commendation and the association had it printed and distributed several thousand copies. N Capt. Edwards will deliver his ad dress under the auspices of the Burleigh county Red Cross chapter. Bradly Marks, chairman of the chap ter, is making the arrangements and members of Red Cross chapters throughout the Slope are earnestly requested to be in Bismarck for this address. The press of the nation has herald ed Capt. Edwards as one of the most accomplished speakers seat here by the British government, ile is ap pearing under the auspices of -he De partment of Information. "Sacrifice—the Price of Victory." is the title of one of Capt. Edwards' ad dresses. Here is one of his message:!: "My message to you gentlemen this morning is a. very sipiple one in many respects it is a- very serious one. We are all dreaming of victory, pray ing for victory, toiling for victory but pien and women of America, there is ohly one road to victory, and that is the road through struggle and through sacrifice." There will be no admission, no col lection will be taken up. The meeting is for the public and a packed house should greet this noted British offi cer. buy w.<p></p>DAKOTA s. s. NORTH TO SEND 2000 MORESOLDIERS Thousand to Camp Lewis and Thousand to Camp Grant, Ills. Within the next two weeks North Dakota will be called upon to send out 2,000 more full service men to national army camps. On August 28 1,000 men will entrain for Camp eLwis, at American Lake, Wash., and between the third and sixth of Sep tember 1,000 men will leave for Camp Grant, at Rockford, III. This will be North Dakota's first large contingent for the Illinois cantonment. Begin ning September 3, North Dakota will also send 150 limited service men to Camp Dodge, and between September 3 and 6 200 limited service men will go to Camp Grant. Also beginning September 3, Nrth Dakota will send out its second contingent of colored troops, the destination of this quota Deing Camp Lewis. Burleigh county will send 28 men to Camp Lewis on the 28th 27 to Camp Grant beginning September 3 three limited service men 'to Camp- Dodge, four limited service men to Camp Grant and one negro to Camp Lewis. BUY W.<p></p>DESERTERS THIRTY-EIGHTH YEAR. No. 209. BISMARCK, NORTH DAKOTA, THURSDAY, AUG. 22, 1918. AND ARMY RESERVES FIGHT IN BATTLE Huntington, Va.. Aug. 22.—A troop of military reserves, assisted by U. S. officers and deputies from Wayne and. Mingo counties was marching this morning into Mingo county, where a pitchedbattle with slackers and army deserters is expected momentarily. In the fighting last night twt' deputies were killed. A message froni the iMingo county sheriff 'this morning said the deserters, had sent to the town of Bredon for medical aid for their wounded. The runner was cap tured. He told the posse the desert ers compfised men from Camps Lee. Taylor and Shelby and a number of draft evaders. The leader of the deserters this morning sent a message to Sheriff Blankenshire of Mingo county warn ing. him to draw off hit* 1 posse anfl. rjqilWamen,,as all of the dqsfifters arty armea'with army rifles, and will fight to the last man before surrendering." A message received herte at 2 .m. GEN. Army Now in Full Control of Postal Service to France and Improvements Are Looked For. BY MtLTOM BRONNER. (N. E. A. Staff Correspondent) Washington, D. C., Aug. 22.—One of Uncle Sam's biggest jobs is to see that from now on John Smith and Tony Denunzio and Mike Yar.ek and Mose Cohen and Pat Ryan promptly receive letters \yritten to them by their moth ers and sweethearts. The same ap plies to all the rest of the 1,300,000! men Pershing now has in France. So far this matter has been the biggest failure of the war. And this is of vital importance to Uncle Sam because: The morale of the men over there is largely dependent upan their hear ing from their dear ones regularly so they .will not worry about how things are at home. Worried soldiers don't put up as good a fight as men whose minds ar at ease. And the morale over here is largely dependent upon the families of the boys feeling assured that the letters penned with such love reach the boys in the trenches. There is probably no subject to which Secretary Baker and General Pershing have given more anxious thought and they are now hopeful that things will rapidly be bettered. For a time the postoffice department alone handled the mail for the army. Then an arrangement was concluded where by the mail was pouched on this sid?, delivered to army transports at the embarkation points and then handled by the army in France. This made the army responsible for the distribution of mail to the soldiers. But even this did not prove satisfactory. Baker then cabled Pershing to take up the matter personally. Pershing cabled that his men on July 1 had assumed full control of the mails. He said he was sending to America Captain Frazier, an officer with extended postal experience, who understood the conditions in France. This officer will supervise the ship ment of mail from American,ports. In France Pershing has now ar ranged suitable postal organizations at each port of embarkation. Railroad mail service is being established. Next Pershing has arranged for re classification of mail for casuals and detached soldiers by having a central postoffice foj redirecting and forward ing misdirected or insufficiently ad dressed mail. This is done through contact with the central records of fice, where full information is obtain able as to the movement of thoops and addresses of individuals. To help in this one special officer keeps constantly in tuch with contem plated movements of troops. Finally, each corps and division sorganizing its own postal detachment, and mail is sent to the divisions through the regulating statins and goes forward just like ammunition and rations, .buy W. S. S.——— KAISER'S CHAPLAIN DECORATED AOA IN (By Newspaper Enterprise Ass'n.) Amsterdam, Aug. 22.—Dr. von Dry ander, the kaiser's chief chaplain and private spiritual guide, has been dec orated again, this time with the Or der of the Black Eagle, the highest Prussian decoration. •muy w. s. s. HUN FLYERS USE FRENCH EMBLEMS (By Newspaper Enterprise Ass'n.) Paris, Aug. 22.—German birdmen icottinus,to iWefckithe utj&rrj.ttw. law ,of ffte tfiLCTilrat flytra ^slwU),not ,mas querade under enemy insignia. A Pokker recently shot down by a French pilot bore a painting of a FALL OF NOYON REPORTED NEAR ORNADO WIPES OUT TYLER, MINNESOTA WITH HIS "TIN HAT" ON General J. J.'Pershing snapped for the first time wearing a steel helmet. This is the latest photograph of our commander in-chief, taken at the front. MAIL SERYICE OF SOLDIERS ARE YOU GETTING YOUR SOLOIERS"-MAIL ON TIME? Parents, wives, and sweethearts of our boys in France: ARE 'YOU GETTING YOUR SOL DIERS''MAIL,ON TIME? Has there been any improvement in the service since your boy arrived in France? What does he say about it? Is he getting the letters you write him more promptly? This is one of the most vital fac tors in keeping up the morale both of the men at tlfe front "and their rela tives at home. Write, to the Daily Tribune your per sonal experiences with the soldier maH problehi. Wle will collect the in formation and send it to .the war de partment. where it will help to remedy the situation. I,O66Y6UNG MEN EXPECTED TOREGISTER Provost Marshal General Makes Estimate for Saturday's Listing Provost Marshal General Crowder estimates, tha,t 10*J8 young men who live attained the age of 21 since June 5 will register in North Dakota next aSturday. Adjutant eGneral Fraser re gards this estimate a trifle high be cause of the large numlber of young North Dakotkns who have enlisted in the army and navy, and his guess is between 950 and 1,000 men. eGneral Fraser intimates that these registrants will not have to wait long to get into service. It is anticipated that an early call will come fr them, and they may begin training before the end of September. ACTIOS UPON HAN POWER EXPECTED SOON Washington, D. C., Aug. 22 —With debate beginning simultaneously in the senate and the house congress to day turned its attention to the man power bill. Action, in the house was expected 'before adjournment, while the senate was expected to enact the measure counted upon as a vital fac tor in-winning the war within a few days. BUY W. S. S. THE GERMANS DO LOVE NORTHCLIFFE'S PRESS (Bv Newspaper Enterprise Ass'n.) Tlie Hague, Aug. 22.—Germany has found a new cause of hate in the work of the "Northcliffe Press." They lay the blame of the collapse of the Ger man language press in the United States at its doors. According to the Vossische Geiung, the shutting down of the New Yorker Staats Zeitung, the oldest German-American newspa per, was due to Northcliffe. —BUY W. S. S. NO SOFT GLOVES FOR BRITISH PROFITEERS (By Newspaper Enterprise Ass'n.) London, Aug. 22.—The vigorous prosecution by the government of profiteering is beginning to show in' the lessened amount of court actions. In the week ending June 15,- of 723 food prosecutions, 677 were success rc,lr *r\%ny RAIN, HAIL AND WIND IN BI6C0NCERT Most Terrific Storm in History of City Sweeps Over Valley 48-MILE-AN-HOUR BREEZE Downpour of .75 of an Inch in Fifteen Minutes—Cellars A Flooded A rain, wind and electrical storm of tropical ferocity swept over the Missouri- Valiey Wednesday evening. In Bismarck .75 of an inch of rain fell in fifteen minutes, and in the couse of half an hour the downpour aggre gated 1.2 inches, the heaviest record ed in any 24 hours this summer. The rain was accompanied by a 48-mile wind, which 'blew without cessation for ten minutes, and there was a heavy fall of hail for 15 minutes. The rain caine down faster than it could run off, even fom the pavements. Gardens and lawns were inundated. In sopie places the water rose higher than the tops of large tomato plants. Many cellars and basements were filled ,and considerable damage, it is feared, will result from this cause. A brilliant electrical display added to the general effect of the storm which, while it raged was one of the most terrific contests of the elements which has ever visited this section. City gardens were badly beaten down by the hail. Tomato plants were shredded and their fruit pounded to pulp sweet-corrt was beaten down and broken, and extensive damage done. In the country it is feared the dam age to corn and flax fields will be ex tensive, and there is much wheat which has not been harvested that will suffer. The storm would appea from meagre reports received by O. W. "Roberts, federal meteorologist for North Dako ta, at an early hour today, to have been father general over the state. Grand Forks reported 1.58 inches of rainfall during the night, and Dickin son had 1.50 inches. Larimore report ed half an inch, while at Minot tlie precipitation dwindled to .13 of an inch. Owing to the atom, the wire ser vice is bad, and there are many dis tricts yet to be heard from. It is not believed that any lasting damage will result to the grain al ready cut and shocked. Dry weather is the present prediction, and a few days' hot sun. accompanied by a stiff wind, will dry out the shocks. The work of the harvest will, however, be considerably delayed by the untimely rains of the last week, which are ex ceptional for this time of year. Soo Damage Repaired. Slight damage to the Soo tracks be tween Underwood and Washburn was repaired during the night, and the North Soo train which came through this morning doubled bck shortly be fore noon. On the .South Soo severe hail damage to standing crops was re ported between Moffit and Braddock. Heavy rains were noted elsewhere on the line, but the hail damage was slight. Many Wir.es Down. Both the telephone and telegraph companies are having trouble with their service, many wires being down north, south and west of Bismarck. Soo Line Train Late. The North Soo, due in last night shortly after 6 o'clock, did not come in until near noon today, the tracks between Bismarck and Washburn hav ing been left? in a hazardous condi tion by the torrents. On the Killdeer branch of the North ern Pacific i't was reported this morn ing the hail had shattered every pane of glass from Hazen west to the end fthe line, and it was reported over the telephone that standing crops in this region had been wiped out. No. 4 the Twin Cfty express from the west, was two hours late this fore noon as a result of the heavy weather it ran into on the Slope. Trains Held Up. The Killdeer train Wlednesday af ternoon culd not proceed beyond Stan •ton because of a wash-out on the line west- of that pqjnt, three miles be yond Beulah. Train No. 7, westbound on the main line, was tied up at Glad stone yesterday afternoon because of washouts at Gladstone and Lehigh. Fort Clark was reported partially in undated Wednesday afternoon. Much flax and corn have been destroyed in the entire territory north and west of Mandan. During a cloudburst which hit Dickinson on Wednesday basements were flooded and gardens drowned out. Roberts' Report. The average rainfall for the entire state of North Dakota on Wednesday was .75 of an inch, reported O. W. Roberts late this afternoon Reports came in slowly because of manv wires being down in districts hardest hit by the storm. The greatest crop damage, states the federal meteorologist, ap pears to have been in the vicinity of Dunn Center and northeast of Brad dock. All over the Missouri vallev damage from heavjr rain and the wind was considerable. In. the bottoms near Menoken and McKenzie thousands of shocks of wheat are floating* in tem porary l«U§s.itahfl»Wttch!toift TRIBUNE from OT'grttfft will result. It will be impossible, says Mr. Roberts, to prevent much of this grain from sprouting. In other dis *""1 FRENCH TROOPS CLOSING IN ON TOWN WHICH IS KEY TO THE WHOLE GERMAN DEFENSE Teutons Launch Heavy Counter Attacks but are Everywhere Repulsed General Mangin's Army Reported as Making Great Progress. Only one Remaining Avenue for German Re treat is Northeast Toward Ham. LASSIGNY FALLS PARiS, Aug. 21.— Lassigny has been captured by the French forces, whose lines have now reached the outskirts of Chiry-Our scamps, southwest of Noyon. The official statement making this announcement also says that twenty villages have been liberated since yester day, and that the French have advanced about five miles at certain points. I BREAK WITH BOLSHEVIKI Washington, Aug. 22.—Because the Bolshevik government has declared that a state of war exists between Russia and the United States, Vice Consul Imbrie has lowered the United States flag over the consulate at Petrograd, closed the consulate and placed the affairs of the United States in charge of the Norwegian government. .Ameri cans in Petrograd, of whom there are approximately twenty, have been warned to leave the country by the vice consul. (BY ASSOCIATED PRESS) Fighting thejr way forward along the southern reaches of the Picardy battle front, French troops today stand before Noyon. This city lias been referred to as the key to the Avhole German line west of the Somme. During last night, General Humbert's men reached the Djyette river, for a long distance west of its confluence, west of the Oise. South of Noyon the army commanded by General Mandin holds the south bank of the. Oise from Scmpigny to Bretigny, a dis tance of more than six miles. At Scmpigny they are only a little more than a mile from. Noyon. CURVES TO EAST To the south the line turns at Bretigny and runs to Bourguignon, where it again curves to the east and reaches the Ailette river at La Quinev-Basse. It then extends southward and it is officially report ed that'the French now'have reached! "the outskirts of Pommiers, a village on the Aisne less than two miles west of Soissous. German forces in the sector south of Noyon and along the Oise are said by the French official report to be "retreating", whidh may account for the rapid progress of (ieneral Mangin's army. It is Said that con tact with the army is being maintained by the French. FRONTAL ATTACK FIVE MILES British troops attacked the line between the Somme and the Ancre rivel's at 4:45 o'clock this morning. This may be considered a continuation of the attack north of the Ancre at dawn yesterday. The front of the latest attack is about five miles long. No details of the progress there have been received as yet. North of the An cre the British have advanced in spite of th cenemy's fierce resistance and crossed the Arras-Bapaume railroad line. This line was a ser ious obstacle to the British advance yesterday. In the Flanders area the British are closing in, following the Germans, and have reached Neuf Berquin. On tire northern side of the Lys salient in Flanders the Germans have been forced out of strong positions north of Bailleul. HEAVY-COUNTER ATTACKS The Germans launched heavy counter attacks against the British positions at Locre-IIospse, but were repulsed. Heavy fighting is re ported in this area. Strong German counter attacks are developing near Mireaumont, and Irles, which are near the southern end of the line, over which the British attacked yesterday. In this region, the determined resistance of the Germans seems to have slowed up the British, if it has not checked the momentum of the blow struck by General Bvng. The same miiy be said to be true of the situation on the hills north of Soissons. Little progress has resulted in this section in the last few days. Last night, the German official report, however told of the French reaching the plateau, north of Juvigny, but since they were driven back. Noyon, it would appear, is almost untenable. It would seem that a retreat by the eninv toward Chauny further east is almost imposs ible. The railroad leading east of Noyon now is under direct fire from the French guns. The only remaining avenue for a German retreat appears to be northwest toward Ham. Mount. Renaud, a height which stands a sentinel to the southwest of Noyon, appears now to be outflanked and useless as a defensive position. There have been no reports of fighting from Lassigny. London, (4 p. m.) Aug. 21.—The occupation by the French of the whole line of the Ailette means that Marshal Foch's plan to drive a wedge between Gen. Von Bohn's army and the army of the German, crown prince hove been successful, say military experts here. GREAT ADVANCE PARIS, Aug. 22'.—General Humbert's army has made a great advance between the Matz and Oise rivers, and has reached the Ail ette river. The French military men say this makes the early fall of Noyon inevitable. TAKE 100,000 PRISONERS PARIS, Aug. 22.—The allied armies have taken more than 100, 000 prisoners since July 18th, says Marshal Ilutin in the Echo d'Paris. DESPERATE RESISTANCE Paris. Aug. 22.—General Byng's army is encountering desperate resistance in the vicinity of Baupaume. One village changed hands several times late yesterday ofternoon and last night. French troops have reached the Ailette river at several points. It is not believed .the Germenas will try to hold the Ailette line but will retreat to the Oisne. RAID PARIS Paris, Aug. 22.—Several enemy planes flew over Paris suburbs at nine this morning. They returned toward their lines going north. BOLSHEVIKI CAPTURE VILLAGE Stockholm, Aug, 22—The Bolsheviki troops progressing along the Onieda river, where allied expeditionary forces are operating, have captured the village of Purgesova. according to a bulletin issued the "Laborers'Army Headquarters."' CAPTURE GERMAN POSITIONS ...•London. (12.s20 p. m.) Aug. 22.—In the Flanders'trnttte'rifea th* ii-ittsir-fasf iifpfc attacked and a Gehrian1 ^ifio&f ribnlf of Bailie, according to advices from the front today. It is reported that a strong local conter attack made yesterday against Locre was fighting. Frpsh German counter LAST EDITION PRICETFIYE CENTS. 19 r"'