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IO .6:- impTU I VOLUME 47. YUMA, ARIZONA, THURSDAY, JULY 13, 1916. NUMBER ZZ To protest against the proposed rick dam across the Colorado river at Andrade, the farmers of the Yuma valley will hold meetings at the Crane school on Saturday night and at Somerton next Tuesday night. Such a dam as proposed to raise water for the Imperial valley would seriously endanger the Yuma valley levees. PARALYSIS INCREASES NEW YORK, July 14. Infantile pa ralysis increasedtoday with thirty-one deaths and 162 new cases. Dr. S. J. Meltzer of the Rockefeller Institute announced that there was no danger in the use of his treatment whch is the only one recommended by a spe cial conference of the Academy of Medicine last night, when it advised intraspinal injections of adrenaline solution may save life and may re: duce final lesion in surviving cases. MEXICANS RELEASE RAILROAD DOUGLAS, July 14. General Calles today telegraphed H. P. Temple, gen eral superintendent of the Southern Pacific Company of Mexico, that Mex icans who have been operating the Sonora line are now ready to turn the railroad back to its owners Calles asked Supt. Temple to go to Nogales andtake charge. PRESIDENT'S PROGRAM GOES THROUGH WASHINGTON, July 14 Demo cratic Leader Kitchin today told President Wilson that the House would complete Wilson's entire legis lative program with the passage of a corrupt practice act. The Presi dent said he was satisfied and would make no further recommendations. The House adjourned today, await ing the Senate. Congress will prob ably adjourn August 10th. NEGRO TROOPERS BURIED WITH FULL HONORS WASHINGTON, July 14. Six uni dentified negro troopers who were killed at Carrazal, were buried at Arlington National cemetery today with full military honors, Secretary of War Baker and General Scott attended. YUMA WEATHER The temperature at 5 o'clock last evening was 87, humidity 63. The highest for the day was 98 with a minimum of 76. DEUTSGHL OLE Hi WILL AB PO RETURN WASHINGTON, July 14. Formal announcement of the Deutschland'fs status as a merchantman is unlikely. The Treasury Department will jbe advised to clear the submarine when ever the captain desires to return to Germany. LONDON CITY ITY IILLIOI LONDON, July 14. In 1975 Lon don's population will have increased to twenty millions, Arthur Crow, a leading architect, told the Royal So ciety of Arts, while outlining plans for housing so many people. To provide comfortable quarters for such a popu lation would require 1040 square miles, allowing thirty persons to the acre for the whole area. This would mean, Mr. Crow added, a city with a radius from" its center of eighteen miles. SUPPLLIES FOR PERCH ING RELEASED EL PASO, July 14. The Mexico Northwestern trainload of supplies consigned to Casas Grandes mer chants for General Pershing was re leased today after detention by Gen. Gonzales at Juarez last night. LONDON, July 14. The British be Lan a second phase or the great Somme offensive at daybreak and penetrated the German second line along the four-mile front, according to General Sir Douglas Haig. Correspondents reported that the British captured Longueval, Bazan tin and Grand villages and took the remainder of the Trones wood. The suddenness of the attack after a single day of artillery preparation completely surprised observers. No news has been recived of French operations. The last reported the French were resuming the offensive, while the Germans were pounding at the Verdun forts. The Russians have made no marked advances since they gained the Stok hod river. The Germans apparently were driven from the right bank of the Caucesus and operations are in creasingly important. The Turks are being pressed back after very heavy losses. CLARKE SUCCEEDS HUGHES WASHINGTON, July 14. Prei sdent Wilson today nominated J. H. Clarke, Federal District judge under Cleveland, for Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, succeeding Charles Hughes, who is the Republi can nominee for President, The President appointed Clarke District Judge two years ago. He was formerly associated with Secre tary Baker and Mayor Tom Johnson in reform movements. He is a bache jlor and life-long Democrat, and ran for the Senate against Mark Hanna. 'He advocated the two-cent railroad . fare although formerly a member . of the railroad council. AUSTRIANS WIPED OUT ROME, July 14. The Italians ble up the summit of Castelletto in Lo fane region, burying the entire Aus trian force in action there. IRISH REBELS .HISS MILITARY CORK, July 14. One thousand Sinn Feineras wrecked the recruiting of fice today and' hissed the military pickets. They sang republican songs when the Dublin rebels recently re leased failed toarrive as expected. GUADSMEN IN ACTION ' SAN ANTONIO, July 14. Company C, Second Texas infantry, today ex changed shots with six bandits, thus "preventing a raid. This was the first guardsmen in action since the call to the border. CLOUDBURST II POTHOLES The cloudburst in the vicinity of Picacho yesterday afternoon caused about a 50-foot washout on the Siphon canal about a half mile above the 10 mile drop. Men and teams are now at work and will have the canal ready the regular water supply by not later than Monday. There was some small damage to crops near Bard and quite a heavy rainfall in part of Yuma valley, but no particular damage has been reported. I ZURICH, Switzerland, July 13.' J Private letters recived here from j Jerusalem state that the number of Libanese and Syrians sentenced -to death by the Turkish authorities is constantly increasing. In consequence of the rapid spread of spotted typhus, whooping cough and smallpox, the Turkish government- has closed all the schools in Jerusalem. Newspapers are appear-' ing with black bordered sheets and are filled with death notices. Despite the censorship the journals publish long articles sharply criticis ing the Turkish government for its neglect to enforce the most elemen tary sanitary measures. Wounded and plague-stricken soldiers are brought from the bat lefields on the cana landtransported in the most primitive manner through. inhabiteL districts. Sallie B. Wohlford has purchased SO acres of ranch land in Section 27 for $7600 from the Cooper estate. Judge Frank Baxter in court yes terday set the next term of the Su perior Court for September 25th. Subscribe to the Examiner. v WEATHER WEST OF YUMA Southern California Unsettled to night and Saturday; probably show ers in the mountains. BAPTIST CHURCH The Ladies' Aid will give a pro gram and ice cream social tonight on the lawn. Everyboyy come. The pro ceeds will go toward defraying the church debt.