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1 M LOCAL R A I fl . iiW id'jw lift il . aill Dil-vxl 'by SISXS ciniarm, Oe yl Btostii; on atrjasj. anA at monrsaitaBda. 2a Svr cjtj-jt; tack nntm, a pr opr- VOL. XI I L NO. 7l HAMMOND, NI),NA, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 1918. 1 3 rv n m I-h 1 EI FT Pi P ki m &fm M htm N?3 Mm m " .1 Z'-S f E.7J -"5 s4 mi t&a IS! y lS&? 3 fc3 fe g iv; .r. 77.r w- en i-r-;;wts i- r a-s-a t evt;4 tja rx-.r! fe. TsSi. T? m fe. ran WHAT'S TO BE D FEAR DRAFT PEOPLE j REFUSING II STIHRED !! REGISTER IEIHIP08E Laka Co, Huns Dacllns to Reg ister, Are Getting High Wages, Our Boys Giving Up Their Livas ' What is Lake county going to do; with the Hun enemies ot this coun-i try who are working at high wages: in Hammond, Gary and East Chi caeo? Thev are exempt froiv. the dra and precious American boys are : giving up their lite blood in tran:e: ins or. tne fat ot IS NOTHING TO EE DONE? A pood f inv ir.t'-r-stin.(T thine? v cm to weht ir. .m)i-'-t.sn w.th ho ' ' 'or'. brir.K m-fie o.-r the -.! it! y to r'-g- itpr tho "ijT of they can v. .- I'a t ri daily by th l.; bf':au?e the ntnkr.-. en O'ji firt pnj r. iti'! have mer cop thf t h si t n- -it "!-' n fi i -i I ns. ha " ' r -n .- I S -I toJ ih'ir ci'i-: f h: p. IN ENEMY ALIEN CLASS. In the cr.ff of Austtlar.s nr.. German": thoj-e have by ,icct -'.a. -id thenisci '. s in the ej-ir-niy el ion clpfs, And by a strict Interpretation of th-- ia .v !nu-t r. Ki'.er aild haw th-ir finder prints tak-n ' the postoffice the same as oihr pnray -iH?-ns. - Jklay-etf h-st rrr-r rr T yvr new first iap?r". but it is c-us- f- rcit! si'arM the iorse number ..f i.t Lake coun'y h.. ei'i-.r hat- n first pitoerp. ot have such pai ' t- our 7 ye.srs O d, lieni worth throiph fear :f th-- v jpw. are repu'iUlme eise wiio, f 'ho dra.' oil izens pa- o-ki n t tht tr (Cunt'.nued o Hammond, Gary, East Chi cago and Indiana Harbcr Suffer Because of Con gested Conditions and Transportation. IVA-HIXGOTX, Sept. 4-Sivly cf 'he Past. South, middle West ar cifio eoast are to have their irnr iv ar orders ctit d-ovii because c; posted housing and transport a I it cihti that it was announee.l yest-Tda y per.orai staff liad advised nil i he supp'y bureaus of th to sec that placing of ct'ies named are reiiu l-'illinwlllit are the , i ! Aberdeen. Md : A ' I WOT Pep; ' mi nt ri w ord- rs in t he j ed ' o a m : liituu m. j 's nam nice, i) ; .r n. Pi ; Path. J!",; Kayonrt. , X. I.: ibililc r.rm, Pa. ; Bridgeport, f.'i.n.: liuticr, I'a : I'amiien, X. .1 ; "ha r k si on. S. C ; f h.-irleston. W. Va.i Chester. I'a.; Itav- nport. la ; Payfop, ("v.; Lerbv. dun.; Kaston. i'a ; Ilddvstone, f;.; I-liiz ihrth.. X. .T. mond i'i'v. 1 n o . : Kric. la : Florence, Ala i Hatn Tnd ; Indiana llajlnr, Tnd.; Tersely X' -T ; Garv. Ind.i Past "lllcn iro. Lowcli. Mass.; Middhtown. O Milton. Pa.; Moino. 111.: X'e a v- t . New Prunswiek. X. T : Xcwcastb . p. ! ; X'ew London, Conn.; Xevv irlcans, La,; X'cvvrort. P. I : X'euport News. Va.: Niagara Falls. X". Y.i X'iles. o ; Xorf.dk. Va.: Fensacola. Fla : Penh Atnboy. X'. ,f ; South Amboy. N . .1.: Pliilndelphia. Pa : Philltpshurp. X" J.: Portmoutli, X". H.; Portsmouth. Va.; I'ucet Sound. Wcsh ; Qulncy, Mas".; Kock Island. 111.; Seattle, Wash : Sharon. Pa.; Sheffield. Ala.; Mariners Harbors. Statcn Island. N T. ; Tar or. y. Pa.; Troy, X". Y. ; Pt ica. N. T.: Warren. O; Watcrbury, "onn.; W atertown. Ma3s , and Watertow n. X'. T. Th bitter fipht put up by five roni- ciimen apalnst the extension of the Grefn Pins en Columbia avenue may have been one reason tor tne reduction i of the new war orders. j Notice to the Public. j Fecinnin Paturdav, Rep. 7. Barber Shops in Hammond. Fast Chicapo and Indiana Harbor will close at 1 11 p. m. e-i Po.turda;. s. Barbers' Local Fnr-n No. 3:: 0-4.5.t,7 CONGRESS ! PIITC T0C I uu iu nn pi::::. j pr s 1" i Crown Point Sends in ivi- dene e Where Butcher Charges 48c Per Pound: for Round Steak; Govern- j merit Notified. I ! Lake countv is thoroughly stir- red up over the pro-German grocer and market profiteering that has bfen exposei by the TIMES in itg crusae From nearly every town and city ; in ih-" COUnt1" fresh orOOfs that the ; 7 .1 people are being gouged unnerci-; (,S.Ur on,:r nr THF. TIMES office. ' 48c pound fob botjnd steak. 4-.- a I' b'T.e an'i h. cuncr"' " i i e n -5 will V"? turri'd ' Sub.oTihf'r.-s to t: i ai: -h- t I irf : 'iti i .itTl:!!" lit. food j th" j 'a per i with j 'liey i 'urfp. : e s t d to vi ,i,. and 10 tnts pap'T lii fi 'if where. no i'' t h v ', t ir. wlir I irt of h couivy PEAISE FROM lAWTtB. Am -ns the t':s of commttmla'lon j reooj., , ,i v Tut: T'MB i th f'dlowinc I b--'f:r from a w cli-kn'twn Crown Point j I a u ye r : j frown rMnt. Ini.. Sept. 2, 1 3 IS. j r.b.'or Times: '.tV.o Vste. a'iow m to express mv .itTtooiTt ;i.n of your n(ttrfesslv stand apaino'. 'he "Grcer and Market Profit eer.' Ten hay ..c Toir.rl i.ed f r th poopie a preat o st ".oo, n an individual a citi-7- ii i niKiut j o-,rri-ss to combat A r.o.ifjifpr th.at hat the hRok bor,, i,i tak" n stand against, puch evils, as you do. is an in aiuabie to anv oommi: m i It j? r. -r table that Crr-.-n. n Fo'n haa a iii', at piattv of 'lose same par' ;cii . t r l.f.-ineri Il'i rul of pre , vv h o i q re. !aoi m excep- r --' vi' c! pn other : siriBb- I! V" L ) i a 1 1 an;. it iico: t t:- v. K-'ocoiHly is this 'rue of cer t nn inrn-nv)rke.a f r !n"ntic t;f.v sell for cash round s'ak for 4? cents a pound, hone and all And on," ccii not to down the lis' without so in P n t unmerciful rc"d to those .roofi'v portion ,-,(.-.. t o sa y ' rs v ho h.av e s. liv your". r.PWJ.V i". KXIGHT. X.AT1EH, The nnfortneate man died at the hospital this noon. Tbe remains vrere taken to East Clucapo in the Burns ambulance. M. H Pesky of SHi ftf.u th Park ave nue. Chicago. vvf;ii-j drivunp alonp the I iturnhutn road last evening saw a man ; layinp between the tracks on the pou'h jshcre railroad ripht of way about ha!.f j way ho'weeri Hammond and F.urnbam. I Mr. I'esku found the man to he John 1 Pbiv.-i.ii'a. .r. y.:r.s old. of r.Ct t'hiiac" 'avenue. Past Chi-ao. who had been hit by an mt'Turban tram and very badly iiu rt . A Lake Slv ati.i Seil.tn Ttenr( P - . i -l " ' . . . .' I ' vvfiriv train w.-i. r-ouu'eii anu o,"' ! II" vajKa io i'o- 5-i'"tti ""i'""""" pun FOR EAST nmngnnft&i bfllbHbUfi n- ' 'where tpe I'.unie i . i oiei uu- 'i;i;ujaI n ttie we land took him to St. Marparefs hospital. ' At the hospital it was found that Piava i il.n's, riht wrist was broken, forehead jka's risht wrist cut open and hi;; ikuii fractured. KAISER MOVES HEADQUARTERS fl'NtTFO Pnrss Cablegram 1 TUP HAGl'K. Sept. 4 The German n.am headquarters have been trans ferred from the Spa. ReUtum to Ver viers in Cue Loire province. Keipium. aa i.iiiistl newspaper d'.spat ?3 to- j ur j da j RUPPRECHT RETURNS TO THE FRONT 11 N'TFIO rp.KPS "Pi.F1RAV.l AMSTKKI'AM. Sept 4 Crown Prince F.upprecht returned to the front, ac- .ord;nc to a. f.e!r.i--fficiai d:.-patch. ONE WIT Tha following: casualties aro la Osneral Perhlng-'a report today. M1SSINO 117 ACTION. GEOTGE SEAL, next of kin, An drew Kocalta, Gary. JOHN &ENICIAN1CHIS, next of k!a Wm. EUsa, 10L-6 Oraad St., Oary. HAY RESIGNS CHAIRMANSHIP OF FOURTH LOAN Tells District Director That ; Receivership Will Occu- i py All His Time. Another executive li-n i Liberty Loan 'irive in for th tr county inu' be appointp'i. Henry O. Hay. jr.. rf Gary, chairman of th I.ak cuii'y Lih rt Lean has resicn-d. wtrinff his resignation to state '"Airman Wa.l- M Trianapulls. Mr Hry pi as Li? r"fion f.-r wit hdraw- is ,,-,, h(. h;1B ,.,. v-. !h wcivor- -'P rf t i Ni-rthern t? t Bank and I that in Hl-Ut;;Mi To hi? !.;':' ' .' o as presi dent of 'ho ;ary Stnte r-ank It wi'i rtecepsitate h.s retirement from act i ve psir'icipation in the ntanafrc inent e? tl.e f."iiniT 4t;t I.iii'rty Loin campsicn. Mr. H-t. ret-en orship h-ond of J2nn.. 0i hits be.-n approve In .Tudio Crcn wa'.iis cm'.rt- N". word of nny new appointment hi" hoen mad". Much rf crr t !.-. hrrd from .-c-ir'y !"nn offici t'f vr Mr. Ii i s d--tertr.inat ion. 38TH DIV. OBJECTS TO DETENTIO TVA?HIXGTOX. has hef n made o t and i urnjrossmen in pt. 4.- Complaint - Todair.a senators g a i-il to t lie keep- :r- of too Hidia at fam;. Sti-oi.y nationa! uimni units w n i sua rd n s, i,t v . d f r. I,c n;e: pra-' to.i ; ; y cv ry division in the o I'taiice. Letters n ! . ft irf f w ho t hi c ha ve ' r-i mod o-it'.-r nation- f rv i.-o has have tw-eri r-" -t . uttp! 1 1 n tiia have he. 'Hi o - . r a 'id t lie i r nnd a'im fo Ulll UlioX r. ,-rS'-l! s . r-i rvi' w hi' tic- d;'.-i.-i.o i's IMS re I ma ined at H - : t i- 1mi i k "Will t ha e t he f !'. lierc doc., t,-. t-.- t I' d t;i i place f ,.r a year?" asks ! di vi "ion. :n a bt : .-r re r nea -1 y a yea r s .V liO vv er.t out n t h : It 1 i of a le ,ui':. . r of the ! . d at Si no t or 1 Watson's oit'lce. X know so I n fi'iic. I don't know who i i tint every oU. here ii.-is wo: ! fully and it doesn't seem that ' V.e ba ld h re when the mft j trained are aiovvfd to go." met ; UK is fault, faith - s n, -u id have ke.l AMERICAN ARTILLERY IS ACTIVE TSUTF.-' PllF.SS I'lm.ti'inAM 1 WITH TUP: A M !". It I C A N S. Sept. 4 American artiliery continues to aid the r.v, in r.nunriinsr avvav toward the Ifhemin d"S 1 tames. Guns hrve been ! moved forvva-d and ar- hell:n enemv i positions in th.e X'euvdie region with ltpht pieces Joining in the barrage i f. re. Hurins the past twenty-four h. I A ni rican puns have to i n ta. -f.v I smoke i.; r-ens t' cover the m..V"mni ! of the infnntrv Th enemy continues ; o sliow in' ' n if tli'l co us French al ! n i ss al on p the Vesb va r. e. 'On ir.tltiff of 'nto Pi-ones Mi i f , t . Pit: inp ican patt'ds .-n j i,nped in a mi j enemy . Poehe pas vva ,ndu.v n( i't wit t h. r o vv n ...'it ff- 'lie s'l 111 ' ei-cd Paz mul t A men-t i nil n - i ;th tii ALLIES CrOSS ESLE RIVER ri'N'iTEn I'bhss Cr FAKIS. Sept. 4 Anno1 the allied detachments al ,K;:t.ut 1 n.-i-ment that alona: the "este river at several ; K,nt have rossed t and t French arid A me. leans tern outskirts of Couev- j join te -i 'ha t ea u wis made by th" war of- fpe today. The peneral vouch in the con '. iniifi. rrane-n-American fld-Xoyon-Soissons resion CZECHO SLOVAKS JOIN SEMINOFF ri'MTEf I'PF.SS ('ABI.r.itRAM.l HARBIN, Sept 4 The vanpuard of the Czeeho-Slova k column which cap ture,! Verkanudinsk has effected a junction with G.-eral Seniinoff's fores on the Onon river. Prom Pnsa t Vladivostok there, is now an uninter rupted chain of allied troops. FIRST GAME OF SERIES POSTPONED tRr Pnitf.o Press 1 CHICAGO. Sept. 4. The first of the world s series has been pcr,t.d en account of rain pame P"St- jyiiuu Uiiii MiThe City Council Discusses ri I Mooted Question As to the Privileges of the Birds I That Fly and Sing by Niffht. WHAT THE CITY COUNCIL DID? Passed ordin.-.nep to quarantine venereal dis.-a.r-s Font to third reading "rder for board of works to purchase site and erect sew ae pumping station on '.uth Mde. of f.iiiiniet :;vu at ave nue of that name. Kef--j i cd to coinrv.it ordman-e pr-scj ibi "no-pat k i n ei" Z'uies on H"hmn and 5tate st rets. S- nt tr- J-d , '-' a i y . oiv.mitte 'rd! nunce pt ohibi'-rc- street rirs and t:i:s 1 1 ans-port inp Jtitox!.:.itei.i pa?- j.. ntts. e r r -l-ar, -e n ,: sa : e or "wiU cat' f'..'fk to its third rtad i n Kfpned to board of tvorks w!,:i !)!:! id of oi'icithn proposal to sell .- of W'l.iiini-t a piece of if round 'n the wpo x ;i Idition a- site for a s.'-hool house. Tht po'den rule bobhed up at th ' city council last n'.sht it' the midst of a Lvety drhute on i he rifili's in public f p.-r.tii -men vv ho have leaned too b ner on tin- mahocany firniture. An ordinance f.roinbi'.ng the trans poruttion by Vtrct oar-m other con vevr.nce of ron in an intoxicated con li.i.ni was Introduced The, council j -.pri-s.se. I a diversified opinion as to ! i .- vv a n 1 Tnen Ma; or Brown spoke. "This or (du'ian i.e M'd. "a;pl.es ti' t only t... stte.-t t ii rs. b-;t to automobiles. A taxle.-itt is not a common rarrier. I think th.at when an i n : -. x 1 1. a t d person wan'.' lore a t-i.u-,i b h has a per fiif i : i ; t ... do fi. i. " t" ouio . 1 a.,i n L. f. cmith favored ' h.Ti'.iiu ti e i ranks town a fast as p' -SS i io ."' and not ha rrinff them f i '-m '. io1 oil. s. 'I clW of i nlf tlknn. ''ounc'Knnn Mnri.n. author the or d. nar.ee. .vppeaicd f- r lis pasrape. 5o t. id of u i-.s ;.-a kn ble conditions on the Stleet. CO I 1 .0 to the Ce.ndUct Of lllftl v i,o hfd I.e.-., me drunk in West Ilani- n ond ami were liomeu aid bound. He saoi ha- had seen two I'.d'ows carrv a thud man n car. "The drunks are pilmp on t.hrt ars. (Continued on pHe two.) FOUL PLAY SUSPECTED TRAGEDY T, ri e n T l- rsjiKUmOrS Carefully IllVeStl- . gated by Coroner Green, . . vvno upens inquest m;,,,,, ,,,,,1 oi; mov m Maude Gross Case Today P tdf-Ii. e f foul pi; -cd-' Gros md in tin--nue 1 he to iv in the tra i whose lifeless ; M 1 1 i iken ft a s on unmp of Ans. 2-j id'ii'h of M body was- fo Piuuirner itv l. i ill 1 lie PUS jet opi d W II ll t he odor I tins lnornirip w lien ti and the room tlll d' pas. was lack in? A.-tinp Coroner II. C. ' lr i. n Ix-pan I ho lnuuest . The coroner questioned witnesses and i determined from the ev idence and his own m v est i pa t ion at the time that it 1 would have lieen praetioally impossible j for nnvoiie to liav e been in th roe.m with the younp woman. ' Door Locked From Inside. ( The odor yf pas was detected late at; nipht anii m the mortutip Mrs. MiHikerij tract. i it to the rooms occupied by the woman. Slit: called the janitor who forced an entrance. The one nnd only door loading Into the two room apart ment was locked on the inside with the In v in th" key hole and the only win dow, twenty-six inches square. was screened ond the screen had not been disturbed, it is stated. The body of the dead woman was found stretched on the floor with the h-ad on a pn,.w. There were no marks of violence and the post mortem ; bowed death to have been cr.used by asphyxiation. Humors that the woman had had a lover and they had quarreled reached the: coroner v. ho is exercising his cus tomary care in patherinp all the evi dence pertaining to the tragedy. The first day of the inquest indicated that the verdict would be suicide if there are no developments in the evi dence. Maude Gross worked as cashier 1n a nva' market and was n ytars oi ape. , N EN AliO YQU MOW ni it wis i The S-k-y-s Had It in the Hammond Police Court This Morning. HamroondB nrd'.Ce court was Sit tr- d;i oi im-.nate babel this moraine. it was worse than that because the Good IVok rioe not sive us to under stand th".t the babellers had looked to" h - "r-n .hat ! sirpm' am! bit hat which stinpeth llko a . . ... ... ,1,1.. P"nr ami onetn jik- an Baiitff James K. Trost certainly had v.4. t,-..!H!os Th. cri-iners wore pacK- ei m t.ke. Pa.dii.e a.i it was -n Auan task to sort t iinii otn . Iheje were o many names endmsr in s-k-y that every Urns Judge Klotz hitch ed up las pants and took a fresh breath to cali a prisoner whoso nme sky" the whole tribe stood erd up d in , and I answered I Tf .t, H.-.mmond police ke-p up ti.-.wiii vvuw . i rest of -he mon-h as th.v have fturt-n late this afternoon shook a ! out tne,o ,at t thro, days they wl br,ak iportion of the loop AmbU tail re, ords for arrests. ;I i i i n to this m rnim? over seventy men .JanCeS 31ld lire apparatUS had beer, booked. thr.-;four thS of rllSr1ftd tO the bUildiuC. a rrest cago. Vest d were from Gary or t.af. ' rday tvnty-six drunks, tw-ep' rr, Hiorderlv ecp.duct and E.bOUt -d t en other .'ases were tried in 'he Ham iy oourt. c-cT?v7-rn ttmfi -n-T- a t T.'-fScTi r urt Aiji,iuo a i r- , ; TVELVE YEABSentnbyo pou r pt e n -rr;Al. To THE TtMK'. Tnd , Pept. 4- Nearly tw ivej ! een . e e' f H Ithf'.l! 5" .(- n.a pyfr cor- ; respondent for th- dnr.es have been 1 concluded i y Th-edoro Kamm.er. who 1 t-.ii.-n a r-.os'tion at th Standard r.,I fo at "v-hi tins, amt wm move . , , . ..v I rt.-NtTE" Pn:-:ss rAP.' eiraii '"MryKamn::r was a teacir in the ! LONDON, Sept. 4. German ina Pyer sthoois in !f-5 w lien he wa se- j chine guns are industrious, indicat- eured to act as correspondent. In 1911 ; . . h teaching and took a position j mg the intention of the enemy to with K oilman Son at Dyer as book keeper and cleik. which place he" held until Julv of this vear. Miss Marie Fasen has taken Mr. Ksiitmer's place place I ndent for the Time? at Pyer. PEASANTS REVOLT AGAINST HUN RULE rfN-TTKO PFF.SS ETOt'KHi 'l.M Sept. of Pkraine peasants rule has been 'orok-n 'vB'.fllP.AM 1 4. The uprising asaist German un with reewed violence, nccordmp to Russian news- raoers. The newspapers prin Kief? dispatches statins that the rebellion 13 tncreasinK daily and is spreading rapid 1' F.eht'r.s between armed peasants and Austm-German forces Is also re ported FRESH YANKS" IN SIBERIA I fF.V I'MTEl' PRKSS. WASHINGTON. Sept. 4. Arrival (if Viator General William '.raves. Amer i.an commander in Siberia, with 43 of-f-eers and l.'S men. was anounoed to ,lav t.y Chief of Staff March. At the time h identitied as the 30r.h d:v,s,on the Americans who distin guished themselves in the Flanders fUhtlnc during 'he pas? week and as 1 t!i" .12nd division who foupht north or i So ; ssor, s. i Troop r m.borka t ions for all fron's t r. t ,1 i 1. l.Oi.O t.n Auarust -u, ne sata BRITISH INFANTRY GET SMALL ARMS irvirrD Press i'ablei-.ram.J Lf'XPoN. Sept 4 --Supplies of small ; mJ and ammuniP-.n have been hroupht to i'.titisn lniantry in tne ..- WBri1 zon,. f ,v.e western battle front. ! t),e infest cnmniunique announoed Air- nt of h- !,dvatu ,r.p mutje i.ne. iMAROUOIN IS ENTERED BY THE BRITISH ! fPV'TtiP PtlFSS '""1-F'lR.O'l I LoNT'ON. Sept. 4.-- A British armored l!r ts reported to have entered Mar ijuoin. according to a dispatch from 'the British front today. NEW PROGRESS BY FRENCH rtNITF.r T'P.F.s51 ("ABl.F.'lHAVI 7 PARIS. S'pt. 4. P1 a. m General Mangin's troops hive 1 cached the PdPe of the VauvaiH'on table l.md and are gradually progressing towards th.e Ohemin ds Dames, accord. np to dis patches to the Journal todav. CZECHOSLOVAK VICTORY REPORTED I M I 1-. i I H r. V An.,r.',fifl.u.j VLPIVOSTOK. Sept 4. The west ern body of the Czerho-Siovak armv marching east from Lake Baikal has captured Ve-rk m-ud i ns'-r. former head quarters rf the ped Guard, a-cordina to dispatches receive dTday. BRITISH OCCUPY ECOURT QUENTIN PNtTFn Press i'i ru.r ;ram o-v-tep Press Cap' kiram. L' 'NPON. Sept. 4. The British hav BERLIN, via London. Sept. 4 Ger reached the line of the canal T'u Nr.i I man withdrawal in Flanders snd Pic nnd havp oecupied Kce.'irt-St. Quentia, J srdr was announced by the Berlin war Genera! Haig announced, j office today IfWWIA uLllisihilO an TBr United Pfes? 1 CHICAGO, Sept. 4, 3 p. m. An explosion in the north wivinr nf fho flontrtt hill fllTlfJ : , , i ilt was believed that the ex- wac rmiRP.rl hv n ; bomb. Great crowds gather- ed arcund the building. Po- lice reserves were Called 'Rp.vpral np.rsnns are said to i explosion. j BRITISH TAKE 3,000 MORE HUNS; ; hold the canal line temporarily, i . rc -1 . it A- x staving on xne inrusi agaiaii c ambraj. In the meantime the ! British have taken another 3,000 , prisoners. General Byng's patrols in Man- iancourt. southwest of Cambrai. en- countered heavy shell fire. Bynp's army took 3 ?46 prisoners and 12 field puns in the twenty-four hours ending last nipht. When the British occupic-i Kumancourt they released 4? civ iliatis. North of Lens th en 'my a"acked yesterday, dnvinp back the British. A counter attack soon re-rst bhihed their po;t; In that town. Many Germans were l.iiied northwest of Kquanc.-urt when norfles were seen recirinp irun a riup. i British batteries fired into them with! open sights. Parly today TM0 prisoners had. he-n j counted. A fur' her advance southward) of the Lvs m Flanders netted ISO i prisoners, six puns and two hinviii-rs BANKERS MAY APPLY FOR EXEMPTION WASHINGTON. Sept Marshal General Growdep tiuunced that bankers mac 4 Pre vost today an n o w apply for -emp;ion on the their i'i k is necessary. grounds that Men with im-i-.ns, engaged poitant I ted Cross posifp.n? in public nt-aith vvorK atid s p'.oynient hi e entitled i def. si'ieatioii. This does a wav narrow a construct. on of undust r.e-s." mi lap em rred elas w 1 1 n loo Ike- word LENS IS FULL OF DEAD HUNS ti'NiTKP i'r.rss c n:.r. in im LOMioN, S..pt. 4 Americans and Frem-h in strong fori t s comprising both aitillery and infantry have cross- the Ve-s'.e river at Fisrn-s e I today. Indications Germans must let ire vcr are not ;ilready retired Lens Is so full of dead is.h have as yet oniv ; it was learn re tli.'il the scon if they that the Brlt- net rated the ouiskir's but. the en i nn n s hav city. i pv a- rd 'he VILCOX LEADING IN WISCONSIN a Fu.Fii-.RA M 4 Roy Wilcox f I'.viTi'p Press MILWAPKKF.. Sej is leading Gov. Fh; for republican n.-.minat b -n for gov ernor by more than 1 o tt rt votes carlv primary reports show- td todav. Only half of the Mate pre- j euncts havn made returns ; W. H. Stafford was; renominated for j eonpreps from the fifth district. Con- J pressman Caiy ear!;.- today !d hi.s ' nearest opponent. NEW LIST OF ESSEN- TIALS MONDAY TBr 1'kitfip PrkssT WASHINGTON. Sep' 4 Th war industries boatd new lirt rf r -entia!s will be issued Monday. Th list con tains sixty-nine classifications includ inp newspapers. I Berlin Admits Defeat. I E00P IS NEW GOVER rmnim - s nuuixtu ; Kuns Retiring From Messlnss Ridge, Fyench Cavalry Chase Desperate Germans. WITH BRITISH 12 FRANCE, Sept. 4. Everywhere on the front now being battered by the British the Germans are seeking cover be hind the Hindenburg line. Notwithstanding the .'act that the line is serL usly broken, the '--v commana is sacnucmg j thoua of its precious units :n w j""1 " lUilva a-ilJ "y unrig tr.e (estimated total since Julv is. re starting of the -u-.fr offensive t0 1?fm. The Gefola i cttiu wounaec arc enormous. The British have captured Croix d.i Bao. P was also learned that the Gr.,ui. hav t;erJ ?: divisiers elnce August . HUNS LOSE IIESSINES RIDGE t?PET4t, To Thi Times'; V7ITH BRITIS" IN FRANCE, Tept. 4. Evidences are piling up that the Germans are retiring from Wytschaete and Me.-sinss ridges. There is a striking difference be tv -- the present German retire ment and th: ry's retre.it last year. Last year thej tinuous in cont?ct. Today the British comrlslned the-., couldn't f ght the enemy because the enemy would not wait for -jm. Air men rrporte,! there are no Germa-.j nf any pom; this side the Canal du Nor.!. Or." air rgimir-'n .'le 8t a heig'.it -f :.,n te to th canal before be'.r.jf ;-! on. Other ai'rr.fn locate-', cne-ny tr- 'rs r.-.ar:r.s -.t I'hisny au Bo;s ar3 bombed ttiern. FRENCH FORCE THE FOE BACK ilviTEP Tkess Cab:.s-,ram." PARIS, Sept. 4, 4:00 p. m. To ward Guiscard French cavalry to day is forcing the Germans back, according to reports this afternoon. The enemy is withdrawing from the riht bank cf the Nord canal. The Chaur.y-Laon railway has been passed at one point. The French making progress toward Alsney-ie-Cha-teau al"np the Ailette. General Manpm is reported sdvan--nip aioiic the Paris and Soisscrs rail ways. YANKS PENETRATE HUN TRENCHES rr's'rr.i Pr.Es I'lRi.iijtAi'.l WITH THE AMERICANS IN FRANCE S;pt. 4. At? American patrol in the Vosgcs after cutting through bands of Cerm2n wire penetrated the enemy trenches for a considerable distance during t. night without encountering op position. Shortly before a German patrol num- j bermp fifty pt'e.-opted to penetrate r9 American wires in the same vicinity but j was driven off. I Aiiot. t '.hirty German bombers attack i fd another American position in the Vospes Monday r.ipht. A par'y ef American airmen after driving off sev eral German patrols dropped bombs ?n j Lonpuy on the same nipht. ! j i both the. Vospes and th vT-.v.-r rprior.s artiilervim liv both sides i cnaslnp. The Germans are using quit lities of ca". NATIONAL BANK CALL ISSUED TBt Fn-itf.o Press. "WASHINGTON. Sept. 4 The con troller of the currency today issued a call for the statement of eoriditinn of national hanks August 31. it the close of business BRITISH CROSS CANAL DU NORD f Pnitep Press Cablegram LONDON. Sept. 4 The British hold Pomancourt south of Ecourt-St. Queu tin. Inchy-en-Artors has been captur ed and the British also hold Derni cwirt and HermieR. They have also trrssed the Can. a! Du Nord at Haut-Ailines. more thaa two miics north of Perrone.