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BIG HAPPENINQ3 OF THE WEEK
CUT TO LAST ANALYSIS.
DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN ITEMS
Kernels Culled From Events of Mo
ment in All Parts of the World
Of Interest to All tho
U. S.Teutonic War News
After repulsing two German attacks
on the American positions northwest of
Toul, American troops counter-at
tacked ami recaptured an observation
hill. The American troops battled with
the Germans all day, infantry and ar
The Germans attempted an attack
against the American positions north
west of Toul just before sunrise and
were completely repulsed. Two Ger
man prisoners said that the enemy
planned the attack with a force of
800 men, but that It was stopped by
the effective fire of the American ar
tillery. The Americans lost no pris
American marines have landed at
Vladivostok, as well as British and
Japanese forces, according to advices
received at Harbin from that place.
The Americans are in control of the
docks, while the Japanese are guard
ing the railway and ammunition de
"America is in this war to the fin
ish of victory. It has made its choice.
"We shall have many da of anguish,
we may lose millions of dollars, but
as-long as we save our souls America
is saved." Secretary of the Navy Jose
phus Daniels made this fervent declar
tlon before 10,000 persons at the In
ternational amphitheater at the stock
yards in Chicago at a great "melting
pot" Liberty loan mass meeting.
The Germans have made their first
capture of an American aviator, an un
official Berlin dispatch reports. Is
said to have been shot down on the
western front on Sunday.
Four hundred and forty-seven names
appear on casualty lists for April 2 to
8, inclusive, made public by the war
department following orders from Sec
retary Baker. Th combined lists
show Killed in action, 18 died of
11 captured, 21 died of acci-
dent, 4 died of disease, 46 died,
"cause unknown," 3 severely wound
ed, 103 slightly wounded, 241.
The American railway engineers
who helped '.tern the tide of the on
rushing Germans during the opening
days of the battle now In progress
fought shoulder to shoulder with Cana
dian engineers in carrying out their
task. They inflicted heavy losses on
A German spy named Schniltz is be
lieved to have been one of the men
connected with attack on a driver of
an American military postal automo
bile in Paris on January 26.
The navy department announced that
American submarines have crossed
the Atlantic to engage In the common
fight against German U-boats. They
are now aiding allied naval forces, as
are American destroyers and Ameri
can na\al airmen, and they have been
in *he war zone for some months.
Robert V. Broil ~'ird, Jr., United
States senator from Louisiana, died
at his home In New Ilberia. from a
complication of diseases. The death
of Senator Broussard will make it nec
essary for Louisiana to elect two Unit
ed States senators next November.
Rear Admiral Samuel Pancoast
Comly, U. S. N., retired, died in a hos
pital at Philadelphia was born
5n 1849. He was navigator on the bat
tleship Indian in the Spanish-Ameri
European War News
Great activity reigns at German na
val bases, especially at Kiel, says a dis
patch from Geneva. Indications are
that a naval raid of great magnitude Is
about to be attempted.
German troops numbering 15,000 are
now operating along the southern
coast of Finland, where they already
have had several battles with the Fin
nish "reds," according to information
received at Stockholm.
The big British passenger steamer
Mlnnetonka, 13,528 tons gross regis
ter, was sunk by a German submarine
in the Mediterranean during Febru
ary, the Maritime Register reports.
Eleven persons were killed and fifty
Injured in Friday night's air raid on
Paris, according to the latest official
Reuter's Petrograd correspondent
.reported to London that the Germans
'have occupied Lgov, 130 miles nortH
ew-eet of Kharkov.
Sehallenberger's amendment to the
new draft bill proposing to base
.quotas on total registration and liabil
ity to military service, instead of upon
the number of registrants in class 1.
was defeated in tho house. The house
voted to allow each state and subdivi
sion cre dt on its quota for military
and naval volunteers, including Nation
al Guardsmen In federal service.
America's reply to Wie recent state
ment of the Netherlands government
protesting against the action of the
United States in taking over Dutch
ships, was made public by Secretary
Lansing. Mr. Lansing says it was an
net of necessity resulting from Ger
many's menacing attitude which pre
vented Holland from fulfilling her en
gagements, and that instead of an in
justice the step results in real benefit
to the Dutch shipowners and people.
Senator Stone of Missouri, chair
man ot the foreign relations commit
tee was stricken with paralysis when
riding in a street car en route to his
office in the capitol at Washington.
The government's aircraft program
is characterized as "gravely disap
pointing," and a drastic reorganiza
tion of production machinery was rec
ommended in a report by 'the senate
military committee, which charges
government officials with misrepresent
ing the situation and misleading the
public, and with "procrastination" and
Discharge from the federal service
of Brig. Gen. Frederick E. Resche of
Minnesota, a German-born officer com
manding a brigade of the Thirty
fourth National Guard division at
Camp Cody. N. was announced in
With numerous modifications, the
senate without roll call passed the
sedition bill designed ostensibly to
arm the department of justice with
more drastic authority in rounding up
spies and disloyalists. The measure
has already passed the house.
Fhe billion dollars is the goal to
ward which the Liberty loan organiza
tions all o\er the country are working
regardless of the $3,000,000,000 mini
mum set bj the treasury. This became
evident from reports to Washington
from campaign committees in many
cities which are anxious to reach their
quotas of subscriptions within the first
half of the four weeks' period and to
devote the last half to doubling the ap
Greece will receive a loan of $44,-
000,000 as soon as the Greek parlia
ment has passed the necessary legis
lation, it was announced at the treas
ury department in Washington.
The plan for the proposed self-gov
ernment of Ireland was adopted by the
Irish convention, 100 to 42, it was of
ficially imported to London by that
hodj. The convention action provides
for the establishment of a parliament
'or the whole of Ireland. Self-govern
ment, the report said, was to become
a law immediate^. The Ulsterites filed
a dissenting minority report.
The house of commons in London
passed the Irish conscription clause of
the man-power ni'u by a majority of
The Holland-Amerkan line steamer
Nieuw Amsterdam, iron New York.
arrived off the Hook of Holland
The Nieuw Amsterdam sailed from
\ew York March 2S with 2,000 passen
Uproar was en used by the national
'sts in the house of commons in Lon
don when Premier Llovd-George an-
THMinced in his nian-jiowe*" bill speech
that it was proposed to extend con
scription to Ireland. Members of the
Trish partj chal'enged the prime min
ister to carry out the government
Hex editions of the highest Impor
tance are said the Matin to have
been irade at Paris bv Bolo Pasha, un
der sent* nee of death for treason, to
whom a reprieve was granted.
Pr.MiC Lodi all over Ireland are
protesting against the demand for the
application of conscription to Ireland
The German-American Alliance,
which has been the storm center of
congressional investigation for some
time, will disband and give the $50.-
000 now in the treasury to the Red
Cross. This announcement was semi
officially made at Philadelphia.
Thomas Welsh, convicted of violat
ing the trading with the enemy act,
was sentenced to a year and a day in
the Atlanta penitentiary by Federal
Judge Hand at New York.
Frank J. Ryan of indianapolls,
whose sentence of seven years for
complicity in the Indianapolis "dyna
mite conspiracy" cases, was commuted
several days ago by President Wil
son, was released from the federal
penitentiary at Leavenworth. Kan.
and left for Chicago.
Lieut. Col. William H. Simons, com
manding the Three Hundred and
Twenty-seventh infautry regiment, Na
tional army, was found dead with a
mi'let wound In his head in his quar
ters at Camp Gordon, Atlanta. Ga.
H. Osterloh and son Herman, autoed
to Warren last evening.
Miss Mary Taus returned To War
ren on Monday to attend to school
Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Johnston autoed
to Crookston on Tuesday.
Emil Hegert arrived in Angus on
Tuesday morning, after spending the
winter with home folks in Illinois.
Mrs. K. Snelling accompanied by her
son Douglas, left Thursday evening for
Little Falls, where they will visit with
Mr. and Mrs. Lionel Snelling of that
Mr. and Mrs. Johnston and daugh
ter, Mrs. R. E. Miller, autoed to War
ren on Wednesday.
Miss Gail Woodham went to Crook
ston on Friday night and returned on
Miss Melvina Olson arrived home on
Red Cross will meet at Andrew
Stark's on Friday afternoon.
Sam Ferrero arrived in Angus Mon
day morning, from Illinois, where he
has been employed fcr over a year.
Mrs. A. F. Stroble called on Mrs. Ole
Iverson on Monday afternoon.
A number from Angus attended the
Canadian Kiddies at the Grand in
Crookston on Saturday night.
Miss Esther Christopherson is ser
iously ill with pneumonia.
Mrs. Roy Newberger. of Herman,
Minn., is visiting her sister, Mrs. I,. E.
Angus in the Third Libertj Loan
Drive went over the top Monday after
Julia and Agnes Skonovd visited at
their home over Saturday and Sunday,
returning to Warren Monday morning.
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Potucek and
children visited at Wm. Mendel's near
Argyll' Sunday and at Robertson's in
Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Huset. of Ra
dium, visited at McGregor's Sunday ev
Henry Joures went to Warren Mon
day morning, where he participated in
the Liberty Bond parade.
Mr. and Mrs. Lenn Lull autoed to
Mr Gilmore and Mrs. Rost. of War
ren, visited with the former's son Sun
Mr. and Mrs. John Allen and child
ren visited at Sedlacek's Sunda.v.
Friday evening Mr. and Mrs. Elmer
Huset. Clara Christianson. Peter,
Hilma and Carl Turnlund visited with
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Turnlund spent
Sunda.v afternoon at the Pete Turn
Esther. Elmer and Victor Fager
strom attended services Sunda.v.
The following were entertained at
the Chas. Potucek home Sunday even
ing- Hilma Turnlund. Lilly Lull.
Lilly Laymon. Maude and Myrtle
Deane. Joe Williams. Harry Carlson.
Carl Turnlund. Frank and Albert Po
tucek. Roy and Frank Lajmon.
Mr. and Mrs. Ole Svvanson -ind
daughter visited at Floberir'* -md
Mr and Mrs Joe McGretror and
Gundy Lodoen visited at Torgeson's
CHARLEY CHAPLIN IS
WAITING CALL IN JUNE
Los Anireles. April l."Charli
Chaplin, movie comedian, lias heen
drafted and expects his call in June,
it was announced at his studio today.
Although he is an Englishman. Chap
lin has waived rights and expects to
wear I'ncle Sam's khaki in a short
time. Chaplin is touring the country
selling Liherty Bonds.
A ribbon social for the benefit of the
Y. M. C. A. was held by the Bloom
wood Farmers Club at the school house
Saturday evening, April 13th. The fol
lowing program was rendered:
Song, "America" by audience
Reading Arvid Dahliii
Song, "America, My Country"
Elna Erickson, Clara Ekman
Reading Fridolph Dahlin
Recitation Harriet Larson
Reading, "The War, the Farm, and
the Farmer" Mr. Engen
Song, ''Star Spangled Banner"
A play consisting of seven characters
was given at the close of the program.
After the program the ribbons were
auctioned off by Mr. Malm, who proved
himself a very able auctioneer and
brought the large sum of $107.75.
After the sale lunch was sold for $5.75.
Everybody enjoyed the evening.
Albert Pearson, who has been em
ployed at Oslo, is visiting with his
Minnie Lofberg. who is employed at
Grafton, is visiting with her sister,
Mrs Fridolph Dahlin. this week.
Gertrude Bagaas visited with her
friend. Esther Pearson, Saturday and
Lewis Larson attended the funeral
of an uncle in North Dakota last week.
He was accompanied home b.v his sis
Elmer Pearson and Otto Nelson call
ed at Ekman's Sunday evening.
Vinnie Lmdberg is employed at Joe
Mr. and Mrs. Ekman and sons. Ar
thur and Gust, visited at Chas. John
son's in Vega Sunda.v evening.
Pearson's young people attended the
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patriotic meeting held at Big Woods
Hall Sunday afternoon.
George and Clara Ekman and Elna
Erickson were callers at Fridolph
.Dahlin's on Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Lewis liaison's' baby
boy was baptized In the Norwegian
Lutheran church at Argyle Sunday.
Elmer Pearson made a trip to War
ren on Monday.
Albert Straudberg. who is emploved
at Argyle, visited with his folks Satur
day and Sunday.
Mrs. A. Duklet and children and
Hazel and Herman Haugen, from Fol
dahl, visited at Lofberg's Saturday
Mr. and Mrs. Ekman and George and
Ella, visited at Rev. Lundgren's at Al-
varado Monday evening.
Farm Loans made through
The Federal Land Bank
of St. Paul, Minn.
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CARLOADS OF GOOD
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