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' 2 - t n 2 - ? . X. - 3 5 "a 3 o 5 j ; ; r: t 2"S 1. 1!U7 3 3 S " f-fl I .American Shot in the firpnt Jiir Destrl's a German . a 3 n , U-Boat. BY LIaER MONGOLIA Jtion of Shipping by Subma- Now Threatens England ith Fcod Shortage Great Britain Octj Money From Uncle Sam. ' By EDWARD W. PICKARD. Aa'ril'as lirs i" tlit- war with lnU on Aj.ul i:t. It H-..flrtr! Int and destroyed a ti-riiririin'. Tin Mit was fcivd ! nu the American tlic iiii. r M :ia wiVa L l:it iilleinj.t- I tu u of Hie K.tyal Flying corps mel th ii 4;ii;;i k ii;ai .sm j hi t:ie ina t-a. iiir Mii::t(lrns of (lie ;eriii:ui at an 'ihe lir-l -I.. il smashed ihe pi risco.. 'altitude of l.'.im fept and 1'llt t!; liim an. r 'iii.T MH-lls wi-n- s.-nt tiu-rt to r-'iil. ilfstnty.uL' " "f their mr- wa an t-rlsiiii muI tin Miluiiariiu plants, with tin' Ios nf lui two of Ih'mco with Germany. Germans Resist Desperately. "This js .e Ia1 atlif decidin:; ,,.,. I,,r Wf- ' fall I'M.- to hold out no Ii.tj-.-r" n-juls the diary of )t r- m.tn hiik-i r uiiu uas captured las M'liday. and h:;t seems to I,.. .1. pinion ,.f th,- C nuan entmiiniider in i el.ici. JUil-n.i: l.y ihe desperate opposi tion hi' is pulling up nainst tin dric of tin allies in northern France, siimitm their part of the offensive t the iM-cimiiru of the w.vk. the ltrltish linve mailt conM, ml.le propivss. iNi-ially al.-ni tin- nuds from Arras mnl Kapnuine to Cainhnil. In the jM-mi-opeii fiirliling their heavy howitzers were of lnile use, hut their field -tills and machine cuns were handled with Wonderful sill and rapidity and the nitaiis sutV.-red ciionmnv. Von ifiJ-:itiirtr threw Ids: rt-s-rves iiiTo haltle with a pnt.i-ditr that as- j toiiiohfil hi :id rsahes. i-n-1 the Teii 1 tons yave croimd slowly and made re I M-atel arid tit-ree eouiiTt-r-attaeks. jwliieh. however, were of little avail and left the irrotir ' covered with thvir I slain. Th. iM-rmnn line, thanks to I the asluiiiidin iititniM-rs of mtn Voti Hind nl'itr has fM-,n idde lo Itrtn up. I Is still iitihr.-k.-ii. hut it Is l.adly hat- j ter.-d and is l.t-iriL' pii-Io-d I ' thor and fun ht-r toward the frontier. I The superiority yf the liritish in tin nir was demonstrated on Monday it most spectacular manner. Thi the plan of ihe Socialist Schetdeinunn for a p.ace without annexation and i n h-iani tics. Th" p.:ti- iennaiis. ron siTvaTit". uud literals nil are oppos- j im: the ch.w -. -Ih.r in this. lint lo-r- i HUH'-. .-Ixillld Let i tlltllt Irtii milch ' J tin r'"itntiis( rations, any more --ThAMrik,w tl"'r,i- f,,r ,n'n' ,! re:is,ffiHw ln ficve auv of'th'-m nor- t nd the ovi-rtIirtu of Prussian uutoc-rncy- the one tiling. prohaMy. that can liTin 1 lie war to an early con clusion. Mayor Thompson of (hieap sue-ceodt-d on Thursday In attracting some attention to himself. H(. issued a printid statement 011 tlm fiKd short age in which lie attacked ci:seripti.in. 11 r 1:1 led for a hait on foo.t exports and a ailed th.- war poii.-f.-s ,f ih" rlxin istratlon. The same i:iy he evinced a di-.inciiiiMti.,ii in .At.-.d to Mar-hal Jotfre and the I n 1 li nii-jon an n. Hit lion io 1-11 i 'hieauo. s:) jriir u. thought sonio .if th,- i.e.t-,,1,. "riiiL'lit not ; oe iuir eiiMiu-.ia-Iieai.otlI it. .M. y.ir ; Thxtiipsoi) is n.-r!y careful ahoiit th j stability ..f hi T. titonlc poliri.-al j fences, for rhicai.' is decidedly ,mi- Uid not rise aaiu. Capl. l-uiery Ilico of the Mongolia ttdtl ttf the incident on arrival 111 an Mulish rt. It is interesiiuj; t note that the jrim lhat got the I -lMat had heen named The dore Joioserlt by the emmers. The desimciive work of the Mile j marines j c;:t;ijt- increasing ntiieiy 1 III tin at T-iilain. The la!et weekly report of il.c admiralty .-iiows a mm li larger nu!i:! r ii' Id;ts Mink than did anj pteio:i. report, and on W'etlnc iluy I:.i nport, tin- liritish ft d tiHitro!!er. s..!elimly warneil the lirit ish public that severe privations lneiiact d the n:iii"li before the next harvest was reach d. This aroused th- London pre?.-, to gloomy oommeiit. tin hurd.-n of which was that the sub marine bioek;:de n:u the must serio.is fe;ii'ire of the war now and lhat tf .a t l:ri::,in was to be savetl fniu slai'.aTioii and p .-iblc defeat soille- be done mighty st'ii to it. Tiiis stneihin-. tib be turning out from the 1 a vast and coiuimious -li!.;: but ill. imh many thiti: ii.ti-l eoi;nlc: :i. t vioti-ly. is 1 dnp.iartis Mrcaiil of b sbii.s ; :v b. f.. at- :.e mia-ber lri:idi itay is c situatieu. X able to surest pi obi m except to id supily uud pre- II IS e.-U'l.-i.. 1 ... rupj.ied. The f-r. M.Wci i- -s ;.t r. i.eve tuie 0'. -r there any solution of the be car tul of the f pare for the worst. The food question is serious else where. I r was resj n tnsible i n la rpe part for tin strikes in Germany and is the chief cause of demonstrations that are ularmin the Swedish pv cmtnent. In FYatice meatless dinners -except Sundays and holidays Ijeiran Wo'lnesday, and already In the United States the hotels and clubs are cut ting down their menus. Plans for larger crops and metre farm labor in America wvre carried nearer to completion during the past wreck. One notable incident was the departure of POO student f the acri rultural college of the University of Illinois to help raise Canada's wheat crop. They are to he well paid and the Dominion government will plve to each of them a homestead of 100 acres. On a moment's thought such u move ment :-s ihN tnusi w in approval, for a bumper crop In Canada will do the Civilized world as much irood as one In the United States, and the Do minion has been depleted of labor. Great Britain Gets First Loan. Speedy work is being done in the way of supplying the immediate needs of the allies of the United States. In the tirt conferences with tho commis sioners from Kughind and France the povernrii tit w as told that the niojst urgent of these needs were money, ! Phips and food. It was airrocd that ' the first allotment of the $:i.iiuuihm") loan would i.o to Great Ilritaln, uud on ! Wednesday Srcretary of the Treasury Mc.dM. hatided t tl.e liritish ambas fndor a treasury warrant fir S'ihm(n. fniti. Arrangements f.r disposing of the Immense bond issue are practical ly eompli led ard France and Italy and Itussj;, will get their share s.n. Most of the money, it is understood, will be e-t.endil in the United Slaie. The omi:ii-;oners n.'i-etd that, n't t sn;.p! ing money. America cnbl u'ivt- the l.et h.-lp by ct.iitiniiim: to furnish foMtl ::i,d by bn!in the vt s sel. for its tn.ii-p..rr ti Kiir.-pe, and they were pb a-ed with the plans for building a r. at fleet of woodt-n -hips. General JolTre. however. epre-ed ihe hope that lu the near future a lanre contingent f American trin.ps would be t.n the fighting line under the Stars and St rift s. Ii. tiding that the moral effect of that would be treTiiemb-tts. All of ih.- 1 iimuii'-sioii.-rs concurred In the statement that th-y were here ti'd to attempt to dictate to our gov ernment, but to advie and :-i it to the best 0f Their ability and with their wealth ! experience. Preidnt Vilor,. in a cor.f-r. . With Mr. P.alf. i:r. ..ii:utai iv i':iv. a-- Miranci-s ihit ;be rni:ed S:a?-s will tight until it :. v.-. vi '..ry. therfUMn th' lead of th ' li; tMi i.s! Blfin declared that The e: s would eek no trtaty of n"";;;. u.. Blgaaturc jaf the eaunte pledge nit to their own machines. The young P.rit Mi pilots then carried out a series of daring' bombing raids. The Freneh devoted much of the week to lesru- tie artillery fire in preparation fr their next part lu th. "see -aw" that is being carried tin with such skidful co-operation by Ilafg and Nivelb'. and by Thursday ilieir infan try was a-aiu in action. n the Italian. Macedonian and Ibm maiiiau frot;ts tittle of moment ha taken place. In Mesopotamia th liritish are still advancing, but the ex pedition fro: 11 Ugypi that is moving u; through Palestine has found the re enf treed Turkish forces Imbllng a strongly inirenche! position extending fnun Jaza towanl Ileersheba. Portu gal, having de-idet to take n more activ part Id the conflict fu KurojM1. has sent a large contingent of tPop to northern Franc. There has been some stirring activ ity recently In the neighborhood of the Straits of Pover. Two Pritish de stroyers t r.in.utitered a tbdilla of six Citn.-iii d s!r..v. rs prid after a furious commit put ih.- t'...- rout. T!- 1 :.-r-?-"i:i I oa:s u .- T-ia - i.-.l :it.t t.'i't."- doetl and f..:: 1 i. ti: e :,nd a I Ic::-t two of tli, 'in were sunk. The P.riiish Tesst-ls suJTered severely but were able to return to ort. Wednesday morning a Gentian de stroyer llotilla bombarded iMinkirk but was driven off by the coast bat teries and the allied patrol boats. Oue French torpedo boat was sunk. Russian Situation Dangerous. The cursp of events In I'ussta Is being watched with renewed anxiety. The German nnd Austrian Sorialist Iaco propagandists have taken from one of President Wilson's addresses the i)hTns of Ma peace without vic tory" and arc using It with some ef fect. The duma and the delegates rep resenting the various classes in tm council are as linn as ever against concluding u separate peace, but they do not find the masses of uniformed people ersy to control. Germany is reported to have started the cxpectt d movement to cut off IVtrograd fnun Ihe army, a large naval and military expedition having U-1'1 Lihati. presum ably for Peniaii or Itevnl, and ut such an fnopjH.rfune time a gnat many KusMun soldiers an deserting. These deserters are peasant soldiers who are hastening to their homes in feur that there will be a distribution of lands of which, in their ubseiice, they will not got the'r share. The old agrarian trouble is coming to a head and despite the ns. urnnces of the authorities that It cununt he settled until the consti tuent as.-- a'hly acts, the peasants are j In ninny localities taking the matter Into their own hands. ! As for the threat mnl Gentian of-1 ferisive. the leaders of the new Itus- sian government iiser! that It will be ' a good thing for Russia even If the enemy should occupy IVtrograd. f-r ' It will unite ihe nation In lb-termination to tight the war to the finish and nullify the efforts of the Teuton St- , cialists. Z lie Itu-vhui p.altic fl. et and army sent a wlreles message to the allied fleets saying they were In com plete readiness to defend free itussia. PrcM-lent WiNoii has selected the members of a coininis-jon That will visit IIu-ia t pay ibis nations n spet ts to the n vv govt rniaent, and Klihu 1b"T has consented to be lis chairman. The other members will be Kdward T. Hurley. Diinb-I Wlllard and Oscar S. Straus. Spain Warns the Kaiser. On Tuesday Spain sent to Germany a note con-ernmg submarine warfare, with the warning that epani.-h pa tience was nearly exhail-tod. Tho Imperial give-.imeni ensentrd t a parley for the "mitigation of the d:Ci ciir'ties wbi h have aris.-n il. Spain. M ig Alfonso li;w trietl dilii'-iiKy to pr -. -v.- ie-iiri-alit, b?n ii .-etns : if his t'i"ons were doomed to failure. Turkey bn in s, ep-d tiiph.matic retarions uiih the Uiilt.d Stat'-s, the represent ail v.-. of th two nations started for lioiui-. It.'p.ifts that -:::!.- from Fur.-p- d-ir-Ing th- wt ek to! ! of n revival of the attempts to oust Pethmanu-ilollwi g irom fiowt.T bcca-ise of his suuDort of the Freneh commissioners and will give them a Mtleiidld Welcome. Plan f..r tl 1-...K 1 .t. k fur- I " , . ".' - , - ""' I iii:itii iit-in ii-intrt 11. to tlisloyai Mtli-liM tiy .'xr)e!liiitr fr.:n Tn-t!i)Hrliip St-h:ifr I'raiilv ItitL'it-i ..f MlUviiiikc.. a SiM-inli-if. for rr.i-;i; t.i P'lr:icl ulli'Sitl .liv,,y:il sl.-itinunM l-AittU' ly lilui iti the !!M.r i.f tli.. s.-!utt. At tli.- Iiiuic .if rliin it uip.':ir.s .'.-riliiu " luir III. p.i.'rmitfitt s.'l.-r(ivp r..iiriii.ni 1,111 will ,u ,:lss,.,i ,y Imtli li.His.'s .if ..inrrs. Ar.Titi.'nis wi-i.; sii-i:r.'il in bmh s. riiiti" mi.l h.m- that assiir.il 11 v.itc 11.1t Inter than midnight SiiHinlnv. itii.glon Mrs. George njle of New London visited the Miss Smith ard also her d.iujIitiT. Miss Riihy froi;i Saturday till Monday of last week. John Owen's sale was well attend ed and everything brought a good prire. Quite a number were here Satur day to attend the Tompkins and Hightower trial. Will Pike and family of Hanni bal attended church at Brush Cretk Sunday. Mrs. L. B. Kcndrick entertain. d some frit mis at dinner Sunday. Mr. By nam of Indian Creek was the guest of Miss Mary Shuck Sun day. Charley Myers and family were guests of A. B. Maddox and wife Sunday. Utter received from W. J Kendrick ami ife from Fowler Calif, siatistl.i y arc well pleased with their new home and likes fine Miss Ruhy Ei.gle was a guest of Mr. and Mrs- Jhn H. Smith Satur day and Sunday. Misses Marion McAllister, Edna Finch and Bessie Hancock were the guests of Mi.s Alma Elliott Thursday nifiht and attended the entertainment at Gentry School Mrs. Anna Fahy who confined to her bed is much improved. Miss Oza Crawford closed a very successful term of school at Gentry Thursday night with a good enter tainment that was mild to the generous treat, on Friday the ladies all came with well filled baskets and was a day enjoyed by grown ups as wtll as the little folks they were all delighted when they were told they would have Miss Oza with them next year. George Crane, of EIv was a vis itor here Tuesday. Miss Stella Lawson returned Tuesday from a visit with relatives at Palmyra VOUNG MARRIED j man wants posi tion by year. Good sober man. State terms. R. W. Vi Pond 3623 H. Ilth St. st. kauis. Mo. "A Pacifist with Reservations" I am a pacifist with all the accent on the "fist!" 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