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METAL PRICES &t i t iVnflYll SSi ft'X iXVit f WEATHER FORECAST I
NEW YORK, May 10. Metal quotations for today H II W M j I I D I S I t j S U I (Vcather Indications for Ogden and vicinity
arc; Silver 99'c, l.-ad 77Bc; spelter 7 1-10(g 9 I B Dill 1, I JtaLJ I & M , A RJP & M I A. H Occasional ram tonight or Saturday; freezing tern-
7ic; copper 23'2c. 711 l C 7 VW W perature in high district! tonight.
C3 pEARLESS 4 INDEPENDENT PROGRESSIVE NEWSPAPER "
Forty-c.ghth Year-No. 112 Price Five CcnU OGDEN QXV UTAH, FRIDAY EVENING, MAY 10, 1918. 3:30 P. M. CITY EDITION 1 2 PAGES
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LONE FLIER BAGS SIX HUN PLANES I
Teuton U-Boat
Base Corked Up
By Sinking Ship
English Navy Repeats Zeebrugge Feat at Ostend
II by Sinking Concrete Filled Cruiser at Harbor
is Mouth in Daring Raid.
Great Britain's naval triumph of April 23 at Zeebrugge
tvnen this important German submarine base on the Belgian
H coast was apparently blocked by the sinking of concrete ships
during a daring raid, has been virtually duplicated at Ostend,
another valuable base for the U-boats, just to the east. The
;( feat was accomplished by the sinking last night of the old
cruiser Vindictive, likewise filled with concrete, across the
entrance to Ostend harbor.
g Ostend was originally attacked for this purpose at the
same time as was Zeebrugge, but the blocking vessels sent
in there were turned slightly off their course and the success i
j was not equal to that attained at Zeebrugge. The operations
begun with a view to closing the seaports, the admiralty an
nounces, have now been successfully completed.
5 The importance of the blocking operations lies in the fact
that, if they have been as successful as is believed, and the
Germans have been deprived of both their Belgian bases, they
will now be forced to revert, for some time at least, to their
own home ports, as starting and returning ports for their
j undersea raiders.
Th ese craft would therefore have to travel farther on
more difficult and more hazardous routes with a consequent
increase by many times the chances of their being turned
back or destroyed.
-i
A resumption of land fighting last
night also brought success to the Brit. 1
ish and French. In the case of the1
former, the action took the form of a
British counter-attack upon the bit of
ground the Germans took yesterday in1
the Albert sector northeast of Amiens.'
Field Marshal Haig's troops gained a
complete victory restoring the position
intact and taking some prisoners.
The French success was still more
important as it represented a net gam
of ground for the allies on the Somme
front. In an intensive operation, her.
aided by a brief but heavy bombard
ment, the French captured Grivesnes
park, five miles north of Montdidier,
and held their own there against coun-
ter-measures by the Germans captur
ing 250 prisoners during the fighting.
The Germans had held an important
section of this park which adjoins the
town of Grivesnes on the east and is j
just to the north of the sector where
American troops have been reported!
fighting in the Picardy battle.
LONDON, May 10. The Gorman'
submarine hasc of Ostend on the Bel - j
s2 gian coast has been blocked as a re-
-ult of a new raid by British naval
g force;-, the admiralty announces. The
B obsolete cruiser Vindictive, filled with
2 concrete, nan been sunk across the
II entrance to the harbor.
The British lost on mutor boat.
Their casualties were light.
The statement follows:
"Operations designed to clote the
j2 port of Ostend and Zeebrugge were
successfully completed last night
when the obsolete cruiser Vindictive
was sunk between the piers and across
the entrance to Ostend harbor.
0 "Since the attack on Zeebrugge April
23, ihe Vindictive had been filled with
I concrete as a block ship for this pur
I pose.
"Our light forces have returned to
Ostend with the loss of one motor
launch which was damaged and was
00 1 sunk by orders of the vice-admiral to
I prevent it falling inlo the hands of the
jtfc enemy,
- "Our casualties were light."
Apparently the British have carried
m out another raid on the German sub
II marint basi on the Belgian coast sim
' f; ilar to the one on April 23 when so
1 much damage was done to the harbor
and works at Zeebrugge and Ostend
f' I In the raid on the Zeebrugge and Ost
rt? nd on April 23 the light cruiser Vin-
dictive landed British storming parlies
I n the mole at Zeebrugge, the attack-
era doing considerable damage to the
mol alter storming German batteries
OJ Commander Alfred Cavander was
I pr aiott d to be captain for bravery in
H action The Vindictive was built, at
Chatham in 1914 She displaced 5750
I ton? and her complement was 150
I i
IJ Morning Review of War Situation.
Bin Ish and French troops southwest,
of Ypres, having finnly re-established
the line attacked on Wednesday, are
awaiting the next move by the" Ger
mans in their efforts to drive through
behind Ypres. The latest repulse which
the Germans have suffered was along
the Voormezelle Iido after the capture
of Mont Kemmel but further attempl
of the enemy are expected.
Further attention is being paid by
the Germans to the British line north
of the Somme, in Picardy, and for the
first time in several weeks the enemv
again has attempted to advance his
lines west of Albert In a local attack
against the British, after suffering
heavy losses, the Germans have cap
lured 150 yards of the first British line
but were repulsed elsewhere. A simi
lar local operation at Bouzincourt I
north of Albert was smashed by th.
hre of British rifles and machine guns
Elsewhere along the Flanders and
Somme battlefields only the artillery
has been active. Paris reports violent
firing in the sector north of Montdid
ier to Haille.
Strong Attacks in North
Latest reports indicates that German'
effort in the north was. to have been In
great strength but that the British ar-i
tillery on the east and a French in-;
fantrv attack and barrage on the wcstl
broke up the enemy divisions waiting
to Join the attack As a result only two I
divisions attacked on the scant five
miles between Yoorniezeelc and La
Clytte. After much heavy fighting)
these troops had gained nothing ami
had sustained heavy losses Berlin re- ,
ports the capture of six hundred and
seventy-five Anglo-French troops In
successful attackc
The weather has improved In north
ern France. Probably the Germans
have been waiting tor this to launch,
another strong blow. Allied airmen,'
however, have taken advantage of tho
change from unfavorable conditions Lo
drop many tons of bombs on impoitant i
railway and concentral ion t enters be
hind the German lines. In air flchting'
British aviators have accounted for
twenty-nine German machines, twenty-two
of which were destroyed. One i
enemv airplane was brought down by!
rifle fim.
Rostav-on the-Don, the largest city
in the Don Cossack territory and near
the mouth of the Don river, has been
occupied by the Germans
Premier Lloyd -George and his go -eminent
have passed successfully an - I
other situation which threatened to
provoke a crisis and the probable re-1
tlrement of the ministry. The govern
ment won in the house of commons'
when the members, by a vote of 293 j
to 106, refused to accept the motion of!
former Premier Asquith that a select!
committee Investigate the charges
made by Major -General Maurice. The
premier addressed the house and de
nied that he or any other member had
misled the publie ;cs to the status or
tho British army as charged by the
BORGLll PLACED
IN A NEW LIGHT
I
Sculptor-Investigator Sought
to Get Aircraft Business
Is Charge.
FILES TELL SALE
Said to Have Sought Profit
From Friendship of
President.
WASHINGTON. May 10 Docu
ments made available today from the
official files of the government show
that Gutzon Borglum, th" sculptor,
I whose charges against (he aircraft
'program have led to the impending in
Iquiry, had been connected wrth nego
tiations for the establishment of a new
aircraft producing corporation In
which he was to be a silent partner
Negotiations between Borglum, Hu
i go Gibson, connected with the British
war mission in the United States, and i
Kenyon Mix of the Dodge company,!
Detroit automobile manufacturers, be-
gan last December, the documents
show. A statement by Mix. included)
in the documents, tells how he with-'
drew after becoming suspicious of
Borglum's activities and reported the
affair to Howard Col fin, then head of
the aircraft production board
The documents which have been
supplied from the official files of the'
war department and are now in the
hands of senators most intimately con
nected with the aircraft investigation,
declare that Borglum continued hie ne
gotiations after President Wilson au
thorized him to make an inquiry into!
the aircraft situation.
A summary of the negotialions
signed by Henry Harrison Suple, who
participated as consulting engineer for,
Dodge brothers, showed that Borqluml
was to be represented in the corpora -1
tion by a Mr. Harris and that Borg-'
lum's "sole asset in the transaction'
was to be first, his personal friendship
and association with President Wilson
whom he stated he could do anything
be wanted with "
"As a further asset," Supplc's state
ment declares. "Borglum gave ever)
one concerned in this matter to un
derstand that his position with the air-j
craft production board and the aerial
section of the signal corps. U. S. A .
was .such that he could obtain lor their,
use planes and technical details which"
this company could use and thus save
considerably both time and money In
becinninc operations."
This statement, the document shows,
was made to Mix after Borglum had
shown his presidential authority as in
vestigator and at this point the sus
picions of Mix were aroused and he
withdrew from the negotiations
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SWISS TO OBTAIN
FOOD FROM U. S.
ROTTERDAM Ma lit it (j an
nounced here that the arrangements
with Germany for guaranteeing the
.safety of ships to and from the United
States to carry eraln for Holland hav
ing been completed, the cargo steam
ers Hector. Zyldyk and Delffand prob
ably will sail Saturday for America in
exchange lor th.- Meaner- Hollandia
Java and Stella bound here.
former chief lirecor of military op
erations at the war office.
No Huns Present.
AMSTERDAM, May 10. No Ger
mans are participating or will pari lei
pate In the advance by Finnish troops
on Petrograd. According to the Vor
waerts, this announcement was made
before the main committee of the
relchstag on Wedncsdav by General
von Krisberg.
Secret Well Guarded.
DOVER, England May 10. The de
cision to send the Vindictive to Oi ad
was made a few days afler her return
from the Zeebru;:Ko raid and the task
of filling her with concrete was begun
immediately.
As in the joinl raid on Zeebrupe
and Ostend this latest British naval
exploit was kept a well guarded sec
ret.
Huns Take Men.
BERLIN. Thursday, May 9. Via
London Complete successful local
attacks southwest oi Ypres on Wed
nesday resulted in the capture of 675
prisoners, according to the official
statement of German general head
quarters here today German troop , it
is added, took by storm strongly torn
fied positions on a front of more than
a mile.
Take Hun Trench,
LONDON. May 10. The British
have recaptured a small portion of a
rronl trench northwest of Albert which
the enemy gained yesterday it i.s an
aouncod officially.
WEAPONS
OF I.W.N.
BARED
.
Chicago Trial Reveals
Sabotage Plans of
Disloyal.
BOAST OF STRENGTH
Organ of "Workers"
Says Machine Guns
Powerless.
: CHICAGO. May lO.veiled warn
ing to the government of the streng;h
I of the Industrial Workers of the World
i was contained in an article placed in
the if cords today by the prosecution
in the seditious conspiracy trial uf
j 11.: Iraders of the organization.
I "We have shown the world how to
block the machinery of justice." said
the nrticle published in an official or
gan on August 8, 1917. when the gov
ernment contends the ant: war con
spiracy was most vigorous.
The -low down plan and mass op
position to unjust vegulations world
woik as well in detention camps as -jn
the job. The widespread kn .' io !ge of
ininltive .-.'bolage upon modern indus
try ..;ies the military porMon of the
working class the power to stop or
disrupt production at will.
' The membership of the 1. W. W. is
conscious of its power and knows how
to achieve its ends and is dea 1 pame
to to kt whatever measure arc neces
sary to dc so."
Another article said: "There arc too
many of us for you to handle, no mat
ter how many machine guns, bayonets
and j. allows you array against us. Just
as our enemies have done we can do.
We also use the cunning of the serpent
lo attain our ends.
' If the merciless despots of Invisible
government see fit to throw aside all
law in opposing us, there .s no rea
son why we should not do likewise in
defendtng ourse've; and if ill v s-- fit
to legalize the methods of the iron
heel we will legalize the methods of
the wooden shoe (sabotagi I
"Fellow workers the battle is on.
Find your places and be prepared."
At about the time American entered
the war the membership was advised
that the attorney -general advised
everybody io keep his mouth shut or
be pinched.
"That Is good advice in time of war
a hen slavery is forced upon us. They
should keep their mouths shut and let
the cat (sabotage) do the work."
CONGRESS FACING
FINANCE PROBLEMS
WASHINGTON. May 10. The need
of legislation, deemed Imperative by
the treasury department to meet the
vast expansion in the nation's war pro
gram, put congress face to face today
with the prospect of an extended ses
sion. The unexpectedly heavy estimates
for the coming year include the ?ir,,
000 000,000 army program, about $1,.
."uii.iiiin, ilfin for the navy with addition
al estimates looked for and 12,500,000,
000 lor the shipping board.
KAISER TO HONOR
VON HINDENBURG
AMSTERDAM, May 10. Emperor
llllam in congratulating Field Mar
shal von Hindenburg upon (he Kuiu.in
ian peace treaty, according to Berlin
newspapers of Thursday, notified the
military leader that the blc entrance
gate to the Castle of the Knights of
the Teutonic Order at Morienburg.
Trupsia, would have his name and
arms inscribed on it The emperor also
expressed the desire to name otbl
parta f the castle after German gen
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TORNADO LEAVES '
, DEATH IN WAKE
i I
Eleven Killed and 150 Hurt
Says Early Storm
Seports.
HOUSES BLOWN DOWN
Iowa and Illinois Get Full
Force of Heavy
Wind.
CHICAGO. May 10. With addition
al reports com.nc in today the death
list in yesterday's tornado in Illinois
and Iowa swelled to eighteen, eleven
in Iowa and seven in Illinois As wires
were still down in many localities it
was feared that other deaths were still
unreported. Probably 150 persons were
injured and a rough estimate placed
property damage at one million dol
lars. A list of the afflicted communities
with 'he number of deaths follows
Nashua, Iowa, three, Plainfield,
Iowa, one. New Hampton. Iowa, three,
('olmar, Iowa, four; Toulon, 111., two;
' Franklin, 111.; one; Elmira, 111., two.
CHICAGO, May in At least eleven
I persons were killed and more than 150
more or less seriously injured by a
j tornado which swept over central and
northeastern Iowa and central Illinois
late yesterday according to advices
reci Ived h re today. The known dead
are at the following places:
New Hampton. Iowa, four, Nashua.
Iowa, two; Toulon, 111., two; Franklin,
111., three.
-Ifundrcr- nf fAmn hou: and build
ings were blown down, livestock was
killed and the property damage was
heavy in many localities. According
to the information received here the
tornado seemed to be intermittent in
its course from Iowa to Illinois The
i full force of the tornado appeared to
, have struck at MayvUle, Iowa, and ex
J pended its force at Princeton. In II
i linois its greatest force appeared to
' have begun west of Jacksonville and
to have continued eastward to beyond
Decatur.
The advices received from the Iowa
district said lines of communication
were down, but it was known the full
force of the tornado was felt for a dis
tance of about twenty -five miles, be
tween Mayvllle and Princeton, and its
greatest width was about two miles.
In this area were the towns of El
' dridge and Argo. A number of towns
and farm structures in the rural dis-
S surrounding Eldridge and Argo
wer reported to have been blown
down and in some instances their oc
cupants injured, while great damage
to other farm property and livestock
was reported.
The devastated section in Iowa Is
within the limits oi Chicasaw, Winne
shiek. Scott and Muscatine counties.
The towns which are reported to have
suffered the greatest damage are New
i Hampton. Eldridge. Mayvllle, Prince
ton and Argo. Nashua, Lawler, Calmer
1 and Osslan. In the wake of the storm
from what could be gathered from the
i reports received scores of farms suf
E red wreckage of buildings and dam
age to orchards and fields.
Much of the territory visited by the
tornado has not been reached by par
ties sent out early today.
JA KSON .1 UNCTION, Iowa. May
, 10. Four persons were killed and a
number of others Injured in the tor
nado that struck Colmar. twelve miles
northeast of here late yesterday, ac
cording to the crew of a train that
passed through here today.
WATERLOO, Iowa. May 10. A spe
j cial dispatch to the Courier from av
erly, Iowa; says that four people were
killed at Plainfield. north of that
place, in the storm of last night Fifty
W 61 e also i ported injured.
i DES MOINES, la. May 10. Iowa's
toll 111 the tornado that swept north
eastern and eastern sections of the
state late yesterday was being count-
d -lowly today, crippled wire com
munication making it difficult to ob
tain accurate details.
Eleven persons dead and more than
100 injured in this state was indicated
I in early reports which in some cases
lacked confirmation Most of the cas
ualties, including all the fatalities,
were reported in Chickasaw, Minne
sheik and Bremer counties
Between Ni W Hampton and Nashua
six perspns were reported killed, a
i i un crew from Colmar said four per
I sons had been killed there and an in
direct dispatch from Plainfield an
! nounced one death there. The injured,
lit was said, include several persons
probably mortally hurt.
rr
French Take Town.
PARIS, May 10. French troops yes
terday eaptured Grivesnes park, five
miles northwest of Montdidier, the war
office announces.
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Although this looks and feels like
rain to the unofficial citizen, it Is bcI-
n i itically "partly cloudy" in Uncle
Ba ni B We 1 Iht tank.
SIX HUN
FLIERS
BAGGED
Lone French Airman
Breaks Record in
Battles.
RENE FONCK HERO
Allied Planes Bombard
Zeebrugge Mole and
Village.
PARIS May 10. Six German air
planes were brought down yesterday
by Sub-Lieijtenant Rene Fonck, the
war office announces.
The statement follows
"Yesterday Lieutenant Fonck
brought down six German biplanes in
the course of two patrols. He downed
the first two in ten seconds; the third
five minutes later and the other three
in the tourse of the second patrol."
Lieutenant Fonck's achievement
yesterday has never been equalled. He
is the greatest French air battler since
the death of Captain Guynemer.
AMSTERDAM, May 10 Strong al
lied flying squadrons bombed the Mole
and the village of Zeebrugge. the Ger
man submarine base on the Belgian
j coast, at noon and In the evening
Thursday. No military damage was
done, according to the official state
ment issued in Berlin. Two of the hos
tile airplanes were shot down by Ger
man airmen
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PLANS CURTAILING
USE OF FUEL OIL
WASHINGTON. May 10 -Mark L.
Requa. oil director of the fuel admin
istration, is about to issue an order
prohibiting the use of fuel oil in parts
of the Pacific northwest, to relieve the
fuel oil shortage in California. Oregon,
Washington and Alaska will be affect
ed. An embargo will be put o.i fuel
oil shipments to British Columbia.
MAY LOSE GROUND
SAYS EARL CURZON
LONDON, May 10 Speaking to the
Primrose league todav, Earl Curzon.
government leader In the house of
lords and member of the British war
council, said that grave times wore
ahead and that the British soldiers
might have io give ground Encour
agement was to be found, however, he
said, in the unitv of command, in
America's effort and in the resolute
indominitable spirit of the British
people
SHERIFF CAPTURES
BDVS FROM SCHOOL
George Aldrich, ace 16 and Georgi
Christensen, age 17. were arrested
yesterday afternoon in West Weber bv
Sheriff II C. Peterson and Deput;
Richard Wootton as fugitives from the
State Industrial school. The boys are
said to have escaped from that insti
tution on .May s. When arrested, Sher
iff Peterson says they admitted lo him
that they were on their way to the
Pacific Coast.
The two boys were taken back to the
i county jail and kept there last night.
Today they were turned over to an of
ficer from the industrial school and
taken back to that institution.
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Brother Hoover Is certain we shall
get no closer ,o ; wheat famine than
a bad official start
WRECK
KILLS
Cars Fall From Trestle
Near Camp Jack
son. I
FIVE ARE KILLED
Many Injured as Coach- I
es Are Crushed in I
Fall. !
COLUMBIA, S. C. Maj 10. rive
I soldiers were killed, two were so badh
injured that they died en route to the
I base hospital four were seriously in
; jured and eighteen less seriously hurt
when a wooden passenger coach load
ed with soldiers of the 321st infantry
and the 317th machine gun company
jumped a trestle at Camp Jackson to
day oo
JURY REPORTS ON
BISBOOilf
Investigation of Wholesale
Deportations of Miners
Is Completed.
Working of Draft Law Plays
Prominent Part in
Noted Case.
TUCSON. Ariz. May 10 The fed- 1
eral grand jury which has been iuves-
tigating the deportation of 1186 cop
per mine workers from the Bisbee and
Warren copper mining districts la.-t
July has completed its inquiry and will
report to Judge William H. Sawtclle In
' United States court this afternoon or
tomorrow morning.
I Judge Sawtelle indicated in his in-
I struotions to the grand jury that they
should consider obstruction of the 11 1
i draft law as one of the phases of the , 1
wholesale deportations in addition to j
the charges of conspiracy to deprive I
United States citizens of their rights. I
In this instructions Judge Sawtelle J
! reviewed the history of the selective 1
draft law and said: I
"If there was a conspiracy and if tho 9
intent of the conspirators was to liin- I
der or prevent any citizen in the dis- ,1
charge of his duty under this act, then I I
such conspiracy would relate to a mat- k 1
ter and a right or privilege granted i; 4j
and secured by the constitution of thS
United States, and independent of any l 1
conspiracy if any person, singly or in i, 1
i concert with others, did such act with
intent lo interfere with the operation
of this act he would be guilty of an
offense against the United States and ,
.subject to punishment in this court, .
' The jury may look into the fact, if fl
il be a fact, that many of the men
claimed to have been deported
persons regarded under the provisions
Of the said law and in duty bound to
render service at the order of the local
board of Cochise county and that lluj
pi ison so deported would be unable to
render such service because deprived
of the right to remain in the bUW M
Arizona." i
on-
LIBERTY BONDS ON I
SALE UNDER PAR I
NEW YORK. May 10. The new
Liberty bonds, the third issue, bearing
1 per cent and listed for the first
time on the stock exchange today, sold
almost a point below par at the open
ing. Within the first twenty minutes
oi trading two blocks of the bonds, one
jof ?307.0ihi par value and the other !
I of $100,000, were sold at 991". II
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