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Associated Press Dispatch. Paris, July 8.—A dispatch to Ma tin from reliable sources in Switzer land, says that Australians are con oentrating their forces for another v-* offensive against the Italians. Associated Press Dispatch. London, July 8.— A message re ceived in London from the Russian wireless service under date of Mos cow Sunday, says that counter revo lution started in the Russian capital but that it was suppressed earlier than the Wolff Buerau telegram, for warded from Copenhagen to the Ex change Telegraph, reported. Fighting of great severity is taking place in the streets of Moscow bewteen Bol sheviki troops annd social revolution ists. Several hundred Russians, includ ing the social revolutionary leader, Alexandrovitch, have been arrested in Moscow. Associated Press Dispatch. Rome, July 8.—Italian and French troops in Albania began operations Saturday between the coast and To morica valley, which now is in full and Satisfactory developme.it, the war office announced Thrvsday. Pr.soners already '.eve been token. Associated Press Dispatch. Rome, July 8.—The war office an nounces that the Italians have ad vanced their lines in the regions of Col La Prible and Monte Grappa, and that eight enemy airplanes were de stroyed yesterday. Associated Press Dispatch. London, July 8.—Emperor William has ordered Foreign Secretary Von Kuehman to break off negotiations with Russia delegates in Berlin as the result of the assassination of Count Mirbach, German ambassador to Russia, according to an Amsterdam ■dispatch to the Exchange Telegraph. ■ Washington, July 8.—An official dispatch from Switzerland say that after the assassination of Count Mir bach, German ambassador to Mos cow, the assassinators took refuge in a house occupied by social revolution ists. The building was defended by machine guns. Fighting followed but details are not available. -BUY W. S. S. FtKHIlET Dispatches From Lem burg SaJ's That Ukranian Government Has Resigned. I Associated Press Dispatch. Amsterdam, July &.— Lemburg dispatches to Vienna to the Neue Freire Press, says that the Ukranian government has resigned, and M. Markievitch, social federalist, is charged with the formation of a new cabinet. _-BUY W. S. S. EARTHQUAKE IS RECORDED. Washington, July 8.—An earth quake of considerbale intensity, cen tered about twenty-five thousand miles from Washington, was recorded by zismograph at Georgetown Uni versity this morning. ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ ♦♦♦ ♦♦♦♦♦ MADELINE THEATRE 4 Adolph Zukor 4 4 Presents 4 ▲ Pretty Marguerite Clark 4 4 — in — + 4 RICH MAN, POOR MAN 4 4 You may be rich, but if your 4 <4 soul knows not love, you’re 4 4. poor indeed. The best feat- 4 4 ure she has ever played in. 4 4 5 reels—PARAMOUNT 4 4 ♦ 44 Admission 10 and 15 Cents.. 4 ♦ - ♦ 4 Tuesday 4 CL 4 THE MANX-MAN 4 4 By Hall Caine. 4 ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ Network of Good Roads for Jackson __ When the work is completed in the. three districts already formed in Jackson county she will have a sys- ! i tern of good roads equal to that of ! : any county in Arkansas. | This is a broad statement when the ' fact is taken into consideration that | f many of the counties of the state are j awake to the importance of good j roads and are forming improvement; districts and building roads and t j some of the counties have been build- j ing a few miles of good roads each year for several years past. Four road imProvement districts j lhave been formed in Jackson county. I Districts One , Two and Three were formed in the county court. Districts One and Four have been in litigation, the center of some hard fought legal j battles, which were carried to the su preme court where their legality was sustained. Listrict No. Three, from Newport to Tupelo, foriped by act of the leg islature of 1917, also had its round in court and was knocked out by a decision of the supreme court, which declared the act creating it invalid. There is a movement on foot now, however, championed by the citizens : of the lower part of the county and j the advocates of good roads every ! where to resurrect this district and form it in the county court, where it will stand the legal test. When this district is organized and the im provements made it will give Jackson county a network of good roads con necting all the principal towns of the county with the county seat and ex tending to the county lines on the north, east, south and west. i ! District No. One is known as the Newport and drubbs road; it runs by way of Diaz, and interesects the j Grubbs road four miles from Grubbs. I This road has been straightened out, 'drained and graded and is now being graveled. About two and one-half miles of this work is already com pleted and the remainder of the ten and one-third miles will be completed ! in about three months. These im ! provements will cost $70,000 and the bonds have already been sold. I District No. Two runs from New port to Grubbs, Remmel, Johnstown i and Amagon to the Poinsett county line, and by way of Bowen’s Ridge to | Washburn Bridge, Eight Mile, Al ' goa annd Beejleville, a total distance of fifty-five miles, and estimated to cost $305,000. The right of way has been cut and cleared out on all except about five miles of this road and most of the grading done. The commissioners are making the assessments now. I This district has never been in liti ■ gation. | District No. Four runs from New port to Tuckerman, thence to Elgin by way of James’ Store and to Battle Axe by way of Deckers’ Store, a dis tance of twenty-nine miles, estimated S cost being $180,000. This district is already formed and assessments ai-e being made. This district will use the same road as No. One to Diaz, and is practically complete except for the gravel as it has already been' graded. Four and one-half miles of new road has been allowed in Bateman township, which will straighten the old road to Oil Trough and will form a part of North Arkansas Road Im provement Dstrict No. One, Bates ville, Newport and Little Rock High way. This road has already been surveyed and improvement will be started at an early date. A Road Improvement District is contemplated and surveys have been made in Glass and Bird townships running, south, west and east from Swifton about twenty miles, total mileage. This system would connect with the other districts and establish communication bewteen all the towns --1 ) ■ t . . ■ ■ r i i ■3.. U'■'■ v*\ ■ .■ W’iSilX . j of the county. The bridges on all the county roads are in faii'ly good condition I and will be repaired when needed, j We are indebted to Judge W. D. McLain for the figures which form the basis of this article, and for much ! other valuable information. -BUY W. S. S. !W. U. STRIKE i WILL NOT OCCUR — | The Strike Scheduled for Today, Is Revoked After Conference With Secretary Wilson. Associated Press Dispatch. Chicago, July 8.—As a result of the order issued by S. J. Konenkamp, president of the commercial tele graphers’ union, the strike of the Western Union operators scheduled for today will not occur. Konenkamp issued orders revoking the strike call after a conference with Secretary Wilson of the department of labor. -BUY W. S. S. mTm cir\T nri a JlilU UVUi/lUll kJ Great as the danger and large as the losses in the aggregate, the indi vidual soldier has plenty of chances of coming out of the war unscathed, or at least not badly injured. ' Based on the mortality statistics of the allied armies, a soldier’s chanc es are as follows: Twenty-nine chances of coming home to one chance of being killed. Forty-nine chances of recovering from wounds to one chance of dying from them. One chance in 500 of losing a limb. Will live five years longer because of physical training, is freer from disease in the army than in civil life, hnd has better medical care at the front than at home. In other1 wars from 10 to 15 men died from disease to 1 from bullets; in this war 1 mah dies from disease to every ten from bullets. For those of our fighting men who do not escape scatheless, the govern ment under the soldier and sailor in surance law gives protection to the wounded and their dependents and to the families and dependents of those who make the supreme sacrifice for thei rcountry. DraTt-Resisters Being Rounded Up __I Captain Frank Terry and thirty men of the Little Rock machine gun company of the Fourth Arkansas are in Cleburne county to assist the local officers in running down and capturing a gang of alleged draft resisters. Two battles occurred yesterday eight miles west of Heber Springs, between the officers and this band. One man is known to be dead and two others are believed to have been killed. Three of the alleged resisters are in jail at Heber Springs anci more than one hundred armed men are scouring the hills in the neighborhood of Heber, Pearson and Quitman, en deavoring to round up this band of slackei-s and their sympathizers. A long distance telephone message from Heber Springs at 4:45 this af ternoon stated that the troops had ar rived with two machine guns; the band of alleged resisters had been lo located and a fierce battle was fought, lasting about thirty minutes. No further particulars were learned. ,-BUY W. S. S. DISTILLED LIQUOR TO BE PROHIBITED / _ Legislation to Keep Distilled Liquors From Being Sold After Next January Agreed Upon. Associated Press Dispatch. Washington, July 8.— Legislation to prohibit the sale of distilled li quors, wine and beer after January first nineteen hundred and nineteen and possibly the manufacture of wine beer after November next has been agreed upon by the senate agricul ture committee. -BUY W. S. S. WAR COUNCIL IS ABOLISHED. • ' Associated Press Dispatch. Washington, July 8.—Secretary Baker today formerly abolished the war council, its principal functions being turned over to Assistant Sec retaries of War, Gen. March, chief of the staff, and Major Gen. Goethals, his assistant. -BUY W. S. S. Rev. Lyman-Wheaton will be the 4-minute speaker at the Madaline Theatre tonight. This Paper is lOO Per Cent Loyal Last Friday when it became appar ent that one of the Independent’s employes did not intend to buy War Savings Stamps, he> was promptly dropped from the payroll. The n came here several months ago from Memphis, was a good worker, and his exit has crippled the producing ca-1 pacity of this office. He has rela- j tives in France fighting for his free dom, he is able to support them, and why he should refuse to place a part of his savings in War Savings Stamps I •is more than he could explain with | out getting into worse trouble. | We wish to say here that the Inde pendent is a 100 per cent* patriotic institution. It is a 100 per cent War Savings institution. Every man, J woman and child in the office has not only bought War Savings Stamps, but has supported every move having for its purpose the support of the boys at the front. Not only have the better paid em ployes of the office invested in the stamps, but a 16-year-old lad, an or phan boy, who came to the Independ ent from Batesville some time ago, and whom his guardian has taught the importance of thrift, has man aged to accumulate $42 worth of stamps within three months, and this | week pledged himself to take $100 ! more between now and January 1, and 'he will do it. I * ' The man who is able to do go but jwill not lend his financial aid to the conduct of the war, does not deserve a lucrative position, and if all insti tutions throughout the country would adopt the 100 per cent patriptic plan, there would be fewer slackers enjoy ing the fruits of honest industry. -—BUY W. S. S. Casualty List Associated Press Dispatch. , Washington, July 8.—Army casual ties show killed in action, six; died of wounds, thirteen; accident and other causes two; wounded severely, twenty-nine, l Associated Press Dispatch. Washington, July 8.—In the army casualties among those wounded se verely was Private John Tolleson of I Waldron, Ark. -BUY W. S. S. FOR SMITH WOMAN HAS TEN NEAR RELATIVES IN UNCLE SAM’S SERVICE ; Fort Smith, July 7.—Mrs. Georgej Laley, wife of a local machinist, to- [ ■day lam claim xo naving more near relatives in the national service than any woman in the United States, when her son, Thomas, aged 19, left home to join the navy. Thomas is her third son to enter the service. I Her daughter, Mrs. Eliabeth Riley, is ; a Red Cross nurse on the battlefields of France. Her husband is a physi cian with the expeditionary forces in the same country. In addition, Mrs. Daley was advised today that her five brothers in Pennsylvania had joined the army in a body. One of j her sons is a seaman aboard a con voy for United States trans-Atlantic transports, while another is at Camp Pike. --BUY W. S. S. “Dash, determination and daring— also efficiency”—That’s what our boys at the front are doing. Keep ’em going! War Savings is a message to the kaiser that will “get over.” -BUY W. S. S. Protect your soldiers with your savings. \m--— i (Associated Press Summary.) Allied armies continue raiding Op- ' - orations, strengthening their posi- i |a tions in anticipation of the impend-' ing German blow, for which it is ill known that the enemy is assembling I from thirty to forty divisions. In the Hamel region, south of the ||' Somme, Australians advanced |heir J|| line four hundred yards along a vODJB I mile front. 1 American sectors are quiet. The German artillery is active in - the Somme region, also north el ___■ President Woodrow Wilson said tnjjl regard to National War Savjpgr,f^S« which is June 28th, 1918, “May thandl H be none uninlistod in that greftt*|l4§i *8 unteer army of savers on that day.** 5 Make every day a thrift day iaMa J help your government end the war ; GRAND THEATRE | 4 Wm. 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