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mini " "f WliNI.,1 lliillnjp , ,ipJliU1ijlMa4iuMMiiWJim-iMijjiij,u, E s X f 4 k HB 1 -; M I ' r I 1 j ,J k .1 D A" I L t 1 i Volume 1 Number 67. eoarcmen a i m 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 ii 1 1 j Hindenburg Showing Over . By J. W. T. MASON, (United PreWar Expert.) NEW YORK, June 13. Von Hin denburg is showing serious uneasi ness at the terrible death toll which is' being exacted by the French along the Compeigne front. There is a noticeable weakening of the German attack which tan be ac counted for only by the grave danger that is threatening Germany through von Hindenburg's mad slaughter of his rerves. Compeigne is still for sale at its adequate price in German blood, but von Ifindenburg is paus ing earlier in the quest than he has done during any of his three previous offensives this spring. There is being exerted at German headquarters a new influence. This influence is the fighting quality of the American troops. Von Hindenburg must now realize tha: ror every unit GERMAN SUB MARINE SINKS ' 2 NORSE-SHIPS Two Vessels Are Sent Down Off Cape Charles Crews Are Sent Adrift; Picked Up By Danish Ship. NEW YORK, June 12. Two Nor " Avegian steamships, . the Vidneggen and the Henrik Lund, were sunk by a German submarine when about 200 miles east of Cape Charles, Va., on last , Saturday and Monday, respec tively. This brings the total of ves sels sunk by U-boats since they be gan their campaign in these waters to eighteen. Their crews, totaling sixty-ei?ht inen, were brought here today by a Danish steamship which picked them up at sea after they had teen sent adrift in their small boats. Eighty tons of copper ingots, part of the cargo of the Vindeggen, were taken aboard the TJ-boat before the steamship Wa3 sunk by 'means of bombs. , The vessel was stopped by the sub marine on June 8 and the trew was obliged to unload the copper into the ships "small boats and transfer it to ,the U-boat Then the. small boats were take nn tow untl the Henrik Lund was sighted on June 10. The Henrik Lund was from Nor folk for New York. Stopped hy a submarine, the crew of this ship was likewise ordered into Email boats end the ship sent to the bottom with bombs. Then the two crews were taken n tow and when the Danish ves sel was sighted, according to their story, thesubmarine cut them adrift and submerged. The Vindeggen was bouncf here from a South American port, her cop per consigned to the American Smelt ing and Refining company. The destruction of these two sr-.'ps makes four flying the Norwegian fla? which have been victims of German submarine in American waters. The two others were the V inland, sr.nk June 5, and the Eidavold, sunk June 9, both off the Vrginia capes. t To i i 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 Uneasiness Terrible Death Toll of his reserve slaughtered in battle or immobilzed by being unt to pro tecting extended fronts at least two units of American fighting material is being added, to General . Foch's strength. The capture of Belleau wood by the Americans yesterday cannot be re garded as an isolated affair. Al though the scene of the engagement is nearly forty miles from the battle for Compeigne, its influence upon Germany's future strategy is bound to be very deeply felt. With new op ponents who can fight like the vic tors at Bellea wood arriving in France by the hundreds of thousands even von Hindenburg's policy of slaying German man-power in a gambler's fu tile offensive must quickly come to an end. The most disquieting circumstances for von Hindenburg of the American strength in France is the very spar ing use General Foch still makes of his oversea reserves. Anniversary Of American Troops Arrival in France PARIS, June 13. (By the United Press.) On the anniversary of the arrival of American troops in France, President Poincare today dispatched a message to President Wilson ex pressing his admiration at the mag nificent American effort, and extend ing his congratulations. The Bolsheviki Has No Foreign Policy Stockholm, June 13. (By United Press.) The Russian Bolsheviki has no foreign policy. They are simply ostrich-like in their nave faith that Germany will be undermined by a revolution. Meanwhile, Foreign Min ister Tchitcherine is constantly pro testing to Germany against the viola tions of the Brest-Litovsjt treaty. While swallogin pills doled out by the German Ambassador Mirbach, the Bolsheviki declare there is no imme diate danger yet. The Russians have been forced to blow up a number of fortresses which were of great im portance to the defenses of Petro grad. Eat Less Beef; , Help Win War Washington, June 12. To meet the needs of the American and allied armies and the civilian. populations of France, Great Britain and Italy, the American peopfe were asked today by the food administration to place them selves on' a limited beef allowance from now until next Sept 15. Householders were requested not "under any circumstances" to buy more than one and one-quarter pounds of clear beef weekly, or one and one-half pounds including the bone, for each person in the house hold. Hotels and restaurants were asked not to serve boiled beef more than two meals weekly, beefsteak more than one meal weekly, and roast beef more than one meal weekly. Greeneville, Tenn., Thursday OQincation in FRENCH FORCES HURL GERMANS BACK ACROSS IRE !TC RIVER PARIS, June 13. (By United Press.) The French forces, in delivering their first counter attack on the eastern wing of the Oise front last night, hurled the Germans back across the Matz river. There was no new German attack on the western flank and the center. ' s On the Marne front the violent German attack against Rou resches and Belleau Wood was broken up by American and French troops, who have held all their newly won positions, in flicting the heaviest losses on the enemy. One hundred pris oners and some machine guns were taken by the French in the Matz fighting. Americans Holding Three Mile Front Repulse Two German Attacks on Marne AMERICAN ON THE MARNE, June 13. (By the United Press.) The Americns who are holding a three mile fornt be tween Bouresches and Torcy, replsed two German attacks in their twelfth day and night fighting. They took fifty pnsoners, including a captain, and captured a number of machine guns. The enemy casualties were heavy. There were some American victims in the bombardment ojjfouresches last night . . . - Formulate Plan& For Fair Play After the War Washington, June 13. (By United Press.) An unprecedented program for international faiijplay in trade after the war is being formulated by this government. To th's end a world wide investigation into international trade agreements and traffic is be ing completed, after years of contin uous work. President Wilson's purpose is to support the same cause in fairness of trade relations after the war as in diplomatic records, when the Allies score their knockout. "Doomed!" With the JFrench Army in France, June 12. The heroic stand of a de tachment of dismounted cavalry on the height of Le Plemont will be re membered as one of the most heroic episodes of the war. Surrounded Sunday morning at 4 o'clock, they re sisted until Monday afternoon against repeated and most ferocious enemy assaults. Every two hours they sent back a wireless message, which al ways read: "We're holding." Finally, when the hour of noon was striking on Monday one word came through: "Doomed." Casualty List Continues to Grow Washington, June 12. (By United Press.) One hundred and eighty eight casualties were reported by the war department today, divided as fol lows: Nineteen killed in action', 9 dead from wounds, 4 deaths from dis ease, 1 death from airplane accident, 3 deaths from accident and other causes in accident 137 severely woundede, 11 wounded undetermin ed, 4 missing in action. Aaron Shefl, of Shell Creek, Tenn., and Oakley D. Wilson, of Lost Creek, Tenn., are among the severely wounded. Afternoon, June 13, 1918. FORCED B Striving Hard to Arrange Troops To Aid Russia Washington, June 13. (By United Press.) The American government is striving hard to make an agreement whereby even troops may be sent to Russia, under Russian and American leadership. Russia does not apprave of the expedition under Japanese lead ership. The country now looks to the United States as its best friend. These two facts reached the United Press today from authentic sources. Loyal Russians, avalable Allied troops, Jap anese and Chinese troops would com pose the proposed nternational expe dition, which would be bent upon sav ing Russia from the German talons. Crowder To Put More Family Men In First Class Washington, June 13.- Under new regulations being prepared by the pro vost marshal, married men, whose wives are capable of supporting them selves, and married men whose wives are not dependent upon them for sup port, will be placed in Class One, while many now in Class One will be placed in a deferred class or pro nounced fit only for limited military service in Class One. The recent "work or fight' 'order, the reclassification and the new reg ulations will dovetail and round out the draft machine so that the work of shifting labor from on-essential in dustries to essential industries, may begin immediately, i Les't you should forget, we men- & ition the fact again that you 'should have the Daily Sun sent to that boy in the army. Draft Law From I I I I I I I I 1 1 1 1 1 I I I II II I II 1 1 II m in i II ii 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 I War Department Will Ask For A Modification of Draft Law ' 1 WASHINGTON, June 13. (By United Press.) That the war department will ask for a modification of the draft law so it will include all men between the ages of eighteen and forty five, or forty-nine years, was forecast by well informed congres sional leaders today. The new legislation would place the draft on the same basis as that of England and facilitate the operation, of the inter-allied draft treaties, which is expected to be launched at the De cember short session. ' OVER MILLION SOLDIERS SENT ABROAD SOON Secertary Baker Amplifies Re cent Statement in Address to West Point Military Cadets. WEST POINT, N. Y., June 12. More than a million American fight ing men will be in service in France in the near future, declared Secretary Baker in an address today to 137 graduates of the United States mil itary academy. Supplementing his recent announ cement in Washington that United States troops "exceeding 700,000 in number" had disembarked on French soil, the secretary told the cadets, "It is not unfair to speculate that we will shortly pass the million mark.' Gen. Peyton C. March, chief cf staff, who made commencement day the occasion of his first official visit to the academy, said that neither the menace of raiding German submarin es off the Atlantic coast nor the terri torial gains of the enemy on the west ern front, will affect America's policy of sending men to France as fast as yhips can carry them. Millions to Increase Our Power Supply Washington, June 13. (By United Press.)' An appropriation of $200, 000,000, to increase the power sup ply in the overloaded industrial cen ters is being asked of congress by President Wilson, at the request of the war industries board. This fol lows the orders for war matrials from General Pershing of almost over whelming magnitude. ' Americans Amazing Feature of the War t0 frontal attack, employing two LONDON, June 12. The folic w-fresh dii( and borrowing a cou ing estimate of the fighting qualities 1 p,e more from th Bavarian Crown of American troops was expressed to- j Prince. Even so, it required foruteen day by two high officers of the British attacks by the enemy to carry Pie Staff who spoke from personal obser- mont vation: The' way the American have developed a fighters i one of the most amazing feature of the war. Those engaged In the present and last offensive were placed be side a French corps d-elite. It was their first evperience in a big battle, The Americans fought as superbly as the crack veteran French corps beside them, dis playing all the finest fighting qualities dauntless courage, stubborn tenacty, coolness, initi ative and resource. The American will do even, greater thing than were expect ed of them. Ten Cents A Week. 18 to 45 In Frantic Haste Enemy Lavishly Spends Reserves Losses of Man Power So Dis proportionate to Territory Gained It Cannot Go On, French Military Circles De clare. PARIS, June 12. Late news from the scene of the new German drive on Paris indicates that the enemy is well held by the French troops. The poilus have not only heroically de fended their positions but in some sectors have successfully counter at tacked the German army. Already the enemy has suffered enormous losses, which are out of all propor tion to the gain of ground he has achieved. Once more villages nr4 fortified farms have changed hands many times, usually remaining in the pos session of the poilus. Von Huiter's center has succeeded at a frightful cost in lives in pushing forward a few hundred yards, but the whole advance (at the time this was writ ten) did not total more than five miles. Chattly Price Exacted. At a price which was ghastly this enemy army succeeded here and there in taking a few little stretches of ter rain, the most significent being Merx and the Plateau of Plemont. This lat ter victory, if so it can be called, proved a serious obstacle to the Ger man army's advance, because it'sep arated fhe forces of von Huiter ani The former triad vainly to turn th position, which was brilliantly de fended by French cuirassiers, and fi nally he was obliged to have recourse The rat, a whid, th. German. r. -in fup their re.erv.. actually Uf. t the imiginatioa. The only . planatiot i. ih.ir frantic ha.te tm force a deci.ion before America fete into her. full winy. Military circles here reckon that the German objective is still aPritr, no matter from what direction the Germans may attack. By coming through the Valley of the Oise, Hin denburg no doubt contemplates join ing the crown Prince's force on the line running along the Marne and the Ose, and then marching together on , the French capital.