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VOL. XI I L NO. 7l
HAMMOND, NI),NA,
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 1918.
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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.

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