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I. News of the Week Cut Down for Busy Readers MBHHiuuiiiiiiniinnniiiiniiiiDniimniinini U. S,—Teutonic War News Plans are under way at Manila for the formation of a full regiment .of Moros, in the hope that eventually it will be attached to the American ex peditionary force in France. Washington The senate at Washington asked the president for the facts about the Den man-Goethals row. It adopted with out a dissenting voice a resolution of fered by Senator Smoot of Utah, call ing for the information. The state department at Washington has left it be known that the United States will not be represented at the coming allied conference in Paris. Clothing, baths and toilet water was the unanimous cry of the 16 suffragists when they arrived In Washington from the district workhouse at Occoquan, Va., after having been pardoned by President Wilson. After the dash for toilet articles, a good dinner was the next thing sought. A compromise food control bill drafted in bipartisan conferences of leaders was adopted by the senate at Washington by a vote of 60 to 16 as a substitute for administration meas ures. It provides that only feeds, foods and fuels, including kerosene and gasoline, shall be placed under government control and administered by a board of food administration of three salaried members instead of a single individual. The navy department at Washing ton has extended the censorship to all cables on the Atlantic seaboard. Rear Admiral Albert W. Grant has been appointed a vice admiral by Pres ident Wilson. The promotion is part of a partial reorganization of the At lantic fleet. Roland S. Morris of Philadelphia has been chosen for appointment as ambassador to Japan to succeed%the late Ambassador Guthrie. It is under stood at Washington that he is per sona grata to Japan and that the nomination will go to the senate soon. *A Samurai sword 600 years old was presented to President Wilson at Washington by J. Yoshida, a Japanese artist. Mr. Yoshida went to the White House dressed in native Japanese cos tume and was introduced to the presi dent by one of the embassy attaches. Foreign The municipal council of Paris ap proved the grant of a free site to a Franco-American company,, which plans to build a club house for Amer ican students in Paris. The government at London has -re fused passports to the two delegates, O'Brien and Campbell, of the Irish trade union congress and the labor party to proceed to Stockholm and Petrograd. These delegates were ap pointed to attend the socialist confer ences to be held at an early date. According to the London Morning Post's Tientsin correspondent, Feng Kwo Chang has yielded to Li Yuan Hung's urgent request that he accept the post of acting president of China. Following the series of clashes be tween patrolling forces of the govern ment and Maximilists, the city Is quiet, says a Petrograd dispatch. Tuesday's list of casualties, so far as ascertained, comprises six persons killed and 238 wounded. A Zurich dispatch to the Petit Pari sieu says Count von Bernstorff has been appointed German minister at Copenhagen in the place of Count Brockdorff-Rantzau. The British royal house is now known as the house of Windsor. Fol lowing a special meeting of the privy council in London it was officially an nounced that the title of the royal house had been changed from Saxe-Co burg to Windsor. Domestic Half of the shingle mills in the state of Washington and scores of big saw mills are idle as a result of strikes of members of the Shingle Weavers' and Timber Workers' unions for an eight hour day. Militiamen at Flat River, Mo., have arrested 43 in connection with the re cent lead belt riots against foreign miners. The jail at Farmington is so packed that additional prisoners were taken to jails at Ste. Genevieve and Ironton, nearby. Announcement was made at New York that the American Transatlantic company had offered a 5,600-ton steamship to the Red Cross "free of hire" to carry supplies and workers to Fran MrtttMW.- •rmin F. Orthwein, member of a prominent St. Louis family, committed suicide at Louisiana, Mo. Ill-health is thought to have been the cause. Harvey D. Gibson, president of the Liberty National bank at New York, was appointed manager of the Ameri can Red Cross by Henry P. Davidson, chairman 6t the Red Cross war coun cil. Mr. Gibson has announced his ac ceptance and says he will serve with out pay. There are 20,000 slackers in Texas, according to the estimate of govern ment agents at San Antonio. They are subject to arrest if found. Personal Rear Admiral William H. Emery, U. S. N., retired, died at Newport, R. Rear Admiral Emery was seventy-one years old. He was graduated at the United States Naval academy In 1860, and was put on the retired list in 1908, European War News Again the crown prince's infantry legions flung themselves recklessly against the French lines on the Aisne. Again they were cut up and thrown back by the French fire and in hand-to hand fighting. "The ground in fornt of our lines," says the Paris war office, "was covered with dead and bears wit ness to the violence of the battle and the sanguinary defeat of the enemy." •German troops have pushed through three strong Russian zones of defense between the Sereth and Zlota Li pa riv ers, in eastern Galicia, according to the official statement issuer by the Ger man army headquarters staff at Berlin. The German reichstag at Berlin has voted without discussion the thirdTead ing o^. the bill providing for a war credit of 16,000,000 marks (equivalent before the war to about $3,750,000,000). The minority against the measure was made up of independent socialists. An attempt to a: issinate War Min ister Kerensky was made at the town of Polotsk, according to a Petrograd dispatch. A shot fired at the minister missed him. Kerensky had personally led his troops in an assault which re sulted in the capture of the fortress of SS. Peter and Paul from the Petrograd rioters. An official announcement issued by the navy department at The Hague says the British attack on German steamers July 16 occurred within Dutch territorial waters. Arrangements have been completed at Tokyo for the flotation of a $25, 000,000 French loan, to be used in the payment of France's war purchases in Japan. It is understood that these amount to more than $20,000,000. Five French vessels, three of them more than 1,600 tons in size and two less than 1,600 tons, were sunk by submarines during the past week, the admiralty at Paris announced. Doctor Michaells, the new imperial German chancellor, in his address to the reichstag Thursday afternoon, de clared his adhesion to Germany's sub marine campaign, asserting it to be a lawful measure, justifiably adopted, and adapted for shortening the war, says a Copenhagen dispatch. A London dispatch says a fleet of 17 small German vessels ventured forth from Rotterdam In an attempt to run the British blockade. A powerful Brit ish "mosquito" flotilla lay in wait for them out In the North sea. This is what happened to the Teuton ships: Four sunk, four captured, five strand ed one wrecked, two fled back, badly damaged by gunfire, total, sixteen. One fled back and reached shore un harmed. British armored motor detachments are taking part in the Russian offensive In Galicia, according to semiofficial in formation received from Petrograd by the Russian embassy at Washington. Official announcement is made at Paris that the United States transport service is taking over control of the French railroad lines from the port bases to the permanent camp and the front. Tracks are being laid and sid ings enlarged. Berlin reports that the German crown prince, who has been in that city in connection with the political crisis, departed for the western front. It Is reported in an Exchange Tele graph dispatch from Lausanne that no more Zeppelins are being construct ed at F'rledrlchshafen. A Rome dispatch received In official Italian circles at Washington declares the kaiser is gradually turning his power over to the German crown prince and intimates the change in government In Germany is preliminary to a peace move. The Galician town of Kalusz which the Russians captured last week, has been evacuated by the under the powerful counter-blows of the Germans and Austro-Hungarlans, the German war office at Berlin announces. The great German industrial town of Essen, where the Krupp gun works are located, was raided again by allied air men. This information was contained, in a dispatch from Amsterdam. The telegram addedQthat the bombardment was followed by tremendous explo sions. :V EXEMPTION RULES ARE mm Directions for Registered Men Given Step by Step. ALL CLAIMS UNDER OATH Industrial Needs and Dependents Are Chief Basis on Which Draft May Be Avoided—Make Claims in Person. Washington.—Provost Marshal Gen eral Crowder has issued complete in structions for the men registered under the selective conscription law. So that everyone will understand Just what Is to be done, he gives the directions, step by step, as follows: 1. LOCAL BOARDS—In every coun ty in the United States and for every city of over 30,000 there are one or more local exemption boards. Each of such boards Is In charge of the regis tration cards of persons registered in the area, over which the board has Jurisdiction, and has jurisdiction of all claims for exemption, except those based on industrial grounds. FIND OUT WHAT BOARD HAS YOUR CARD AND WHERE THE OFFICE OF THAT BOARD IS. 2. DISTRICT BOARDS—In every federal judicial district there are one or more district boards, having appel late jurisdiction over a number of local boards and having original Juris diction of claims for exemption on in dustrial grounds. IF YOU INTEND TO MAKE A CLAIM ON INDUS TRIAL GROUNDS, INCLUDING AG RICULTURE, LEARN WHAT DIS TRICT BOARD TO APPLY TO. Meaning of Numbers. 3. RED INK SERIAL NUMBERS— Every board has numbered the cards In its jurisdiction with red ink in a series running from 1 to the number representing the total number of cards in its jurisdiction. Lists show ing the names of persons in the Juris diction of each board and the red ink number of each are open to inspection at the office of each board. INSPECT THE LIST AND INFORM YOUR SELF OF YOUR RfeD INK SERIAL NUMBER. 4. ORDER OF LIABILITY—These red ink numbers are to be drawn by lot to determine the order in which registered persons are to be called by the various local boards. As soon as the drawing is complete lists showing the order In which .these red ink num bers are drawn will be published in the press, and will be posted at the office of each local board. GO TO YOUR LOCAL BOARD AND FIND OUT THE ORDER IN WHICH YOU STAND FOR CALL. 5. As soon as quotas are assigned to each state and each board, each board will call upon persons whose cards are in Its jurisdiction Instructing them to present themselves for examination. This call will be posted at the office of the local board and the papers will be requested to print it. A notice will also be mailed to you, but the posting of the list at the office of the board will be deemed sufficient notice to charge you with the duty of present ing yourself. The law therefore makes it your duty to inform yourself when you are called. The mailing is for your convenience, but if the letter never reaches you you cannot make that an excuse. Watch the lists at the office of your board and see when you are called for examination. 6. Physical examination—you must report for physical examination on the day named in your call. If you are found physically disquali fied the board will give you a certifi cate which will explain to you what your further duties are. If you are found physically qualified and file a claim for exemption within seven days after your call you will be given ten days after filing your claim of exemption to file proof In support of your claim of exemption. See (VII) below. Watch for Your Name. If you are found physically quali fied and file no claim for exemption, or if you do not appear for physical examination, your name will be posted to the district board as one who was called for military service and was not exempted or discharged. On the eighth day after call, or within two days thereafter, copies of the list of persons so posted to the district boards will be given to the press with a re quest for publication, will be posted in a place at the office of the local board accessible to the public view, and notice will be mailed to you at the address on yOur registration card. THEREFORE WATCH THE NO TICES POSTED IN THE pFFICE OF THE BOARD ABOUT TEN DAYS AF TER THE DAY YOU WERE CALLED AND MAKE ARRANGEMENTS FOR THE PROMPT RECEIPT OF MAIL. 7. EXEMPTION QR DISCHARGE. —No claim or discharge on account of the industry in which you are engaged can be decided by a local board. (See Par. XV, below.) WHETHER YOU FILE A CLAIM OF EXEMPTION OR NOT, YOU MUST PRESENT YOURSELF FOR PHYSICAL EXAMINATION ON THE DAY NAMED IN THE NOTICE. From the day notice that you are called is mailed and posted you have seven days in which you may file a claim of exemption or discharge. The form for filing this claim is simple. If you wish to file such a claim— Go to the board and get Fon$ 110 ^'V/?'v|M%^'Wf&<*':'•, THE HOPE PIONEER for exemption or Form 121 for dis charge. If the board has not the print ed forms ask to consult the form pamphlet and copy the form shown there. Fill out the proper form and file It with the board. Do this within seven days of the posting and mailing of notice to you to present yourself. The following are the only grounds for exemption: That you are an onicer, legislative, executive or judicial of the United States, a state or territory, or the Dis trict of Columbia. That you are a regular or duly or dained minister of religion. That you were on May 18, 1017, a student preparing for the ministry In any recognised theological or divinity school. That you are In the military or naval service of the United States. That you are a subject of Germany, irhether you have taken out papers or not. That you are a resident alien who has not taken out first papers. In addition to claims for exemption claims for discharge may be made on any of the following grounds, which are the only grounds for discharge by a local board: That you are a county or municipal officer. That you are a custom-house clerk. That you are employed by the United States In the transmission of malls. That you are an artificer or work man employed in an armory, arsenal or navy yard of the United States. That you are employed in the servlcc of the United States (under certain conditions). See paragraph (e) of sec tion 20, Regulations. That you are licensed pilot regu larly employed In the pursuit of your vocation. That you are a mariner actually em ployed In the sea service of any citizen or merchant within the United Stutcn. Thnt you are a married man with a wife or child dependent on you for sup port. That you have aged or Infirm parents dependent upon your labor for support. That you have a widowed mother de pendent on your labor for support. That you are the father of a mother less child under sixteen dependent upon your labor for support. That you are a brother of an orphan child or children under sixteen depen dent on your labor for support. That you are a member of any well recognlzed religious sect or organisa tion organized and existent May 17, 1017, and whose then existing creed or principles forbade its members to par ticipate in war In any form and whose religious 'convictions are against war or participation therein In accordance with the creed or principles of said reli gious organization. These are the only grounds for ex emption or discharge by local board. Another person can file a claim In your behalf, but must use different forms In filing the claim. 8. Proof of claims—Your claim exemption or discharge must be file! within seven days of the day on which notice to you that you are called was posted and mailed. But after you have filed your claim for exemption or discharge you have ten days within which to file proof. The method of proving claims Is very simple, but It Is rather exact. If you follow the rules given below you will have done what is required of you: (a) Go to the local board and con sult the regulations to find out the form number of the affidavits that you must submit for your particular Aaim. (b) Ask the board for the blank af fidavits that are necessary in present ing your proof if the board has not the forms, ask to consult the pamphlet of forms. (c) Have the affidavits properly ac complished and return them to the board within the time limit assigned you—ten days from the filing of your claim. Remember: (a) You must submit your proof in the prescribed form and the board has no authority to exempt or discharge you unless you submit all the affi davits required by regulations. (b) There will be no argument be fore the board and no proof other than the prescribed affidavits, unless the board calls for other proof, which it will do in only a limited number of cases. Action as to Claims. 9. WHEN CLAIMS ARE DECIDED —Every clajm for discharge or exemp tion will be decided by the local board within three days after your affidavits have been filed. 10. CERTIFICATES OF EXEMP TION OR DISCHARGE—If your claim is allowed, a certificate of exemption or discharge will be issued to you. Remember: (a) This certificate may be recalled at any time. •(b) If it ft temporary or conditional it becomes of no effect when the time or the condition named is fulfilled. (c) You have been drawn for mili tary service and when the condition that has postponed your posting to the colors ceases you may be recalled at any time. (d) Remember that your case may still be appealed to the district board by the government, and on this ap peal your certificate may be with drawn at once. When so withdrawn you stand precisely as though you had been selected for military service by the local board. 11. ADVERSE DECISIONS ON CLAIM—If your claim Is disallowed by the local board your name will be certified and sent by the local board to the district board as one who has been called for military service and not exempted or discharged. Within two days thereafter, if practicable, a list of those so certified to the district board will be given to the press with a request for publication, will be posted in the offices of the local board ac cessible to the public view, and notice will be mailed to the address on the registration card. Therefore, if you have filed a claim for exemption and proof in support thereof watch the notices in the offioe of the local board, beginning about five days after you have filed your proof, t« aee What disposition was made of your case and make arrange* ments for the prompt receipt of mill. Carrying Up Appeals. 12. HOW TO CLAIM APPEALS TO DISTRICT BOARDS—Claims of ap peal may be made by a person within ten days after the day when notice has been posted and mailed that such per son's name has been certified to the district board as one who has been called for service and not exempted or discharged. Therefore if you desire to appeal— (a) Go to the local board and got or copy form 153 or 154 for filing your claim of appeal. (b) Get or copy also form 151 or 152 for notifying the district board of ap peal. (c) File your claim of appeal (153 or 154) with the local board. (d) Send your notice of appeal (form 151 or 152) to the district board. (e) Do this within ten days from the day when notice that your name was certified to the district board was posted and mailed. Remember: (a) You can only appeal the final order of the board exempting or dis charging or refusing to exempt or dis charge you. You cannot appeal other orders or actions of the local board. 13. PROVING YOUR APPEAL—You have five days after the district board receives your notice that you liavo filed a claim of appeal in which to file evidence additional to that filed by you in the local board, but all such evidence must consist of affidavits. Reception of Decisions. 14. DECISIONS ON APPEAL—The decision on your appeal must he made within flve days of the closing of proof, and you will he notified by mall of the action of the board on your appeal. 15. CLAIMS FOR DISCHARGE ON INDUSTRIAL GROUNDS—Only the district board can receive claims for discharge on the ground that they are engaged in Industry, including agricul ture, found to be necessary to the maintenance of the military establish ment, the effective operation of the military forces, or the maintenance of national Interest during the emer gency. Such claims must be filed with the district board on or before the flfth day after the mailing and posting of notice that you have been certified by the local board as one who has been called for service and not ex empted or discharged. If you desire to file such a claim: (a) Get a copy at the local or dis trict board of form 161 or 161a. (b) Fill the form out properly. (c) File it with the district board within flve days after the mailing and posting of notice that your name has been certified from the local board to the district board. See section 44, reg ulations. 16. PROOF IN SUPPORT OF IN DUSTRIAL CLAIM—Only affidavits can be used in filing proof before the Industrial board of a claim for exemp tion on industrial grounds. All such affidavits must be filed within flve days after the filing of the claim. Industrial Claim Rulings. 17. DECISIONS ON INDUSTRIAL CLAIM—Within five days after the closing of proof In any Industrial claim the district board must decide the claim. If the decision of the district hoard Is in favor of the claim the board will issue a certificate of discharge. If the decision Is against the claim the dis trict boards will so notify you. Remember that you have been called for military service and that the certificate of the district boad is only conditional on your remaining in the kind of industrial service on ac-' count of which you were discharged. No such exemption shall continue when a cause therefor no longer exists and your certificate of discharge may be withdrawn or modified by the dis trict board- at any time that the dis trict board shall determine that the circumstances require it. 18. APPEALS TO THE PRESI DENT—Only decisions of district boards on Industrial claims for dis charge can be appealed. If you desire to appeal the decision of the district boards to the president, you may do so within seven days of the date of mailing to you of the de cision of the district board. To per fect your appeal: (a) Get or copy from the district or local board Form 163. (b) Fill out the form and file It with the district board. (c) Do this within seven days after the mailing of notice to you of the de cision of the district board in your case. 19. HOW YOU WILL BE NOTI FIED—As soon as your case is finally disposed of, the adjutant general of your state will notify you by mail that you have been selected for mili tary service. Your local boards will post a list of all persons selected for military service in a place at the office of the local boards accessible to public view. The local boards will also give lists of persons selected for military serv ice to the press with the requests for publication. Notice that you have been selected for military service will not necessarily order you into service. The notice to report for military serv ice will come when the government la ready to recclve yon. Naturally. "The last time I saw Jones he look ed to be going down hill very fast" "Has he fallen In bad health?" "No he was coasting on his wheel." The Main Point. Young Lawyer—How do you think I acquitted myself in that trial? Old Friend—Much better than you did your client. REVENUE MEASURE IN SENATE IS HELD UP—RAISING OF AD DITIONAL FIVE BILLIONS PROPOSED. EXCESS PROFITS LIKELY TO BE HARD HIT BY PLAN Minor Increases in Income and Mis cellaneous Taxes Believed Con templated—New Situation Up sets Plans For Pushing Original War Measure. Washington, July 25.—Before Secre tary McAdoo appeared before the finance committee it was understood that the $5,000,000,000 represented the estimates of the war and navy de partments, and that he would propose an additional billion dollars to be raised by taxation, and seek author ity for an additional credit of $2,500, 000,000. Whether the latter sum was to be in bonds or certificates of indebt edness was not disclosed. Submit New Budget. Washington, July 24.—The war rev enue bill for $1,672,000,000 has been checked' on its way to passage be cause it is held not to provide nearly enough for the requirements of the army and navy in the war. The amount needed, according to the lat est estimates, is $5,000,000,000. Sec retary of the Treasury McAdoo has submitted to Congress a new war ex pense budget. Secretary McAdoo presented the new war department estimate flve minutes before Chairman Simmons of the Senate Finance committee was to have introduced the old measure, com-, pleted after weeks of labor. This bill is now expected to be held up in definitely. To Explain Treasury's Needs. The new estimates are very much in excess of those already presented, and will necessitate raising revenue not contemplated when the Senate Fi nance committee revised the war tax bill. Secretary McAdoo was to appear be fore the finance committee today to explain the treasury's needs. Secretary McAdoo asked Chairman Simmons to withhold reporting the war tax bill to the Senate, as had been planned for today, until he could confer with the senators. Excess Profits Hit. The new situation threw all the plans for pushing the war tax bill awry. Senate managers had no Idea when the big measure for raising the revenues for conducting the war would move forward. While no official intimation of the source of the new revenue was given before Secretary McAdoo went before the finance committee, there were in dications that it would be drawn prin cipally from excess profits and estates taxes, probably some increases in in come taxes and minor increases in miscellaneous taxes. Official figures are said to show that excess profits in the United States are now at the rate of $5,000,000,000 a year. KERENSKY STILL HOPES NATION CAN BE RESTORED 8ays Government Will Rule By Blood and Iron if Argument, Honor, Reason and Conscience Fall. Petrograd, July 25.—"A blood and iron policy" will be put into effect, if needed to save Russia, by the govern ment of Premier Kerensky, to whom unlimited powers have been granted. In an interview the premier said: "Relying upon the confidence of the masses and the army the government will save Russian unity by blood and iron if argument and reason, honor and conscience are not sufficient. "The situation at the front is very serious and demands heroic measures, but I am convinced the organism of the state is sufficiently vigorous to be cured without a partial amputation." BIG AIR FLEET BILL SIGNED Measure Carries $640,000,000 for Con struction of Planes. Washington, July 25.—The $640,000, 000 airplane bill has become a law with President Wilson's signature. This immediate appropriation is only the beginning of preparations for the campaign intended to overwhelm Germany from the air. More than 20,000 planes are to be built as a first increment and there will be many thousands of aviators. The first task Will be the instruction of the vast army of American fliers. Loyalty to Enemy Splits Family. Chicago, July 25.—The trouble, which split the home of Adolph Ender was international. Mrs. Lucy Ender has filed suit for divorce In the cir cuit court. When Germany became her rival for her husband's affections, she says, her marital romance went to smash. Mr. Ender, a wealthy coal dealer, is a native of Germany. His wife is of an old American family. They lived happily until the United States entered the war. Then she says Mr. Ender entrenched in bomb proof loyalty to the kaiser. I- I' I II it 4 .t I 'i'