The Houston Post. (Houston, Tex.), Vol. 31, No. 108, Ed. 1 Friday, July 21, 1916 Page: 2 of 20
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HOUSTON DAILY POST: FRIDAY MORNING JULY 21 1916.
Gitc Details of Proposals for Con-
ference on Border Situation.
ONLY 73 DEAD SAID
REVISED FLOOD LIST
Alta Pass Report of Ten Drowned
Was Denied From Spartanburg.
Situation Had Been Confused With
Other Poiats in Vicinity Bap-
id Work Restoring Indus-
TAKEN BY FRENCH
Six Miles of First Line Fell Before
Onslaught Toward South.
TUBS AND PAILS
Big Stock All Sizes
BRIGHT NEW GOODS
Send Us Your Order$.
WE SHIP QUICK-
Cool and com
fortable to throat
and tongue a
Purpose Suggested to Establish
Agreement on Withdrawal of
American Troops and Bor-
British Gained 1000 Tardi Near
Lonjrueval Austrian! Assumed
Offensive Against the
T1IK LARIilNT MVPP1.V HIUHK IN Til K NtHTIHlM
Pkdkn Iron &Stki:i. Co.
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FOUR GRADUATE DRUGGISTS
To fill your jiresrriptions using the best of drugs. That is
why prescriptions filled here are so accurate. You take no chances
ask vour doctor.
This English Oxford
DEUTSCHLAND WORRIED BY
BRITISHER ANCHORED NEAR
Bearchlight of Watchful Tug Tim-
mius Played on New Neighbor
With Baleful Glare.
I . :-rJ P'C V-
BALTIMi.'KK. July A Bntis:: carcc
steamer whkh anchored oft the berth of
Ihe ui-rchan subn'inr.e Deutscr.ian1
compare c. nv-le-a he
TI.e Biitisr. v. : i
t-erv. .-jv v
The sea.-c'il'gl.t of '.'
v.'orry T'.'jrsdaN .
.i pcs.t:. n to ob-
f t 1 r scWr-am-1
f Ta rtiinc con: -
i . ::;-ii r.s as
fUs'-.ed .:i t:
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report-.: f -r .: :t
had s;ent s--vr.)
".son 'f the T;:nm ns
aboard t: e tug. He
i'ys nr-"'Siii th" V:r
ftima iap'. prvsumat ly g. tt'.ng a i;ni- or.
the niovcn .i-nif of t.r-igr. warsh:p.
The financial c-m.munity heard a. re-
port th.it i.iB'h) !.... n l"M as In the
v ut.n.ar..t '"";
a; . r v
at the "i-.. of t h1 Am"-:. an rerre-'
;-. ct..:;vcs o; th I 'itschlar.-l s '!.? i: I
vas ai it w j-o-Mh!- t a: s: n i .-:n i
woul.i b- arr.-! ' ;..-rrr.at:; "p l': s:1'- '
nunn. Br-;.. r. V:t :. v. .. i 1- :
on tie I '. .:. .r. !. I
Cart an K .;:. . (m!!.ar i-r the i
Deui'. h:and. put on 'jnitrm T'ri'irf-
dav lor t!i- r: rs : tnve laii'-'i
here M i:iy anl for -v.'ra! b"ur?
BtU'li.-i th- i : arirf of the !vuta-'S o : :v-r
and v"!:-arak" bay with ("nwa.r. Kr1-
er.t k H-.r.-! . .'nrr.T.ir !nr : th- N-cth
Of rn-..r. I.j. . ! l::.-r N-. k-r. V...-n '"ap-
tain Ko n.u w-:.t i'.iiK a"-a'' th- ;n :-r- :
sea. lin-r he fk with him a !-.:;:: ate ;
manifest vf th sh:;'s cargo. Ar.: h-r j
copy waf rea-iy to be tak-n to tht cus- I
Captain Koenie .ai-1 he wo-M i . t l-v
hi Fhip apa:n an-1 m 1k-aie3 an early d--
It wae uniertO'"l the I'itschland r j
engines ard subniorgini? irach.nt r1 l ad
been piw-n a f na! t---t and w -re fo j
to be in perfect condition.
ALLIES MAY PROTEST. j
French and Englnh Indicated Efforts to i
Hold Deutschland in Port.
a ran1 .
formal ol-j.-. tin-: ; i
Deutochla:..' iro;:. i;
terpused .n adv.n' -the
allied r.at...r.. t.--Thursday
:if.r i ;.e Ani'-ri-an
governrr.eTi: :.a : ....
by gmr.tir.g t::k p
rfcreseruat.' n. n.a':-- i
Krencn amu-.: rs
Deutsci.iar.d s arrival
merited l y a nmr- i'-: i
TRus !..r th- v'-ur
1 .is.-.i . i: re-Td
- the iniorir.ai
e Br;t:?h and
I: art. r t..
nht be S-Jpf.e-
f t! e tal
partment in P-Kai t tn
been larK'-; ri.-iMv. I
was a i! ri-har.'n.ar: .1 ! !
ture of th a. ai: f r an
BUch a? W' :.av.' j..;:
lield tnat s.r.t- a w..;
suhfr.aniie i as
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t n th-' n:i
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Ford Murray Allowed Bail.
CHOVET'iV. -. . i.. . p.. i
Hurray a yi.jrsr i:.a- . . i.ariced witn
the niut'.!' r o' - na::.. : .!.n. Harris
was grant"! lad '.'.V j : -s hi y in the surr!
Of ioU"'.' to a'Aii'.t te art!"' rf t : f gran-l
jury. The k . 1 ng - .i--d S-.ndav even-
ing at a section u'i'H" two nui-'S north ot
YOU SICK UGH!
'Dodson's Liver Tone" Better Than
Calomel and Can Not
Feature Was Farewell Reception to
Calomel loses you a day: You know Colonel C. S. Riche.
what calomel is. Its mercury qu.cK-
Stiver. Calomel is oaiigtioui. u crashes 'Houston Post Special.)
into sour bile like dynam.te cramp. ng GALVESTON. Texas. July 20. Galves-
TnZ ""V' "I munldpa. audito-
system. num was formally opened Thursday nignt
When you feel bilious sluggish con- Mayor Lewis Fishpr made the princlpa.
stipated and all knocked out and be.ieve speech of the evening before the audi-
you Deed a dose of dangerous calomel just en. - of nearly iW) people
remember that your druggist sella lor A featur of the meeting was a fare-
60 cents a large bottle ot Lodson's Liver w''dl reception to Lieutenant Colonel C 8.
Tone which is entirely vegetauie anj 1 I'.irli. I'nited States army who has just
pleasant to take and is a periect substi-!"'n transferred from the position of eu-
tuta (or calomel. It is guaranteed to ' ginew in charge of the district Vcv
start your liver without stirring you up . K.v. .!. M. Kirwin spoke m behalf of Gal-
inside and can not salivate. i v-ston in rendering tribute to the work
Don't take calomel! H makes you sick Colonel Lu he I .is done.
the next day: it loses you a day s work i
Dodson's Liver Tone straigntens you1 WHEN YOU FEEL DEPRESSED
-iht up and you feel great. Give it '
to the . children because it is perfectly . Hertford'. Acid Phosphate '
harmless and doesn't gripe. -Advertise- niJ trna Nrty adp"rX a d-
.MOt 1 Mclous utrenK'h builder Buy a bottle. Adr.
CIS MAIN-Neor Texas Ave
v OPPOSITE KK-c rwiu.
for men is available in
White Canvas or Palm
Beach with ivory heel and
at the nominal
TEXAS PRESBYTERIANS TO
HOLD ANNUAL ENCAMPMENT
Capacity of Grounds Being Tested
Home Missions Subject of First
Three Days of Program.
(Housten Post Sttcisl.)
KKKUYILLK Texas. July 20. Manager
J. J L'elanr-y and Assistant M;ir.ager
Shtrrill art- kept buy n:ght and day ar-
rang.n acooir.modatior.s tor the crowds
which art- pouring Into Kerrville for the
vptnu.g f the eleventh annual encamp-T.t-nt
-f Texas Presbyterians. All tents
are either iH-cupied or rt-serve-i for th-se
who w ill romv t his week and orders
placed r a lar:o number of new ones.
While iK?!evins in "preparedness."" even
n i the m:ina-n: -r.t's expectations are being
surpis.-ed in the nuniwr of arrivals. The
spacious d.ning hall is fust reaching the
limn of Its stating tapacty and as usual
commendation is heard
n ah sides tor
tn- excellent meals which are being pre-j-:-.rd
under tue erTlcient supervision of
:s Tnomasme WalKer of I 'alias.
" H -true Missions ' wiil be tiie subject
under d.scusston for the first three days
T'-trram. This conference will be
trd ly Rev. Homer McMillan
of Atlanta. Gh.
opening ad'lress n "flmie Mis-
was made Thursday nigr.t by Uev.
Wharton of Laredo T xas. Hia
w;is "America and Its Needs."
t:hr9 who tock part in this program
: wert- Kevs. M. Glasgow o! Mercdes
j It. M Hail L. L. Galveston: T. A. W'har-
i t"n. L. of Si.fnuan; Homer McMillan
: f AT!;tr.ta. ia. . Gaines B. Hall of Gra-
ham. VALOR OF ELDERLY BRETON
TROOPS AT SOMME GIVEN
Old Reservists Charged With Im-
petuosity of Young Men Ob-
server Tells of Preparations.
I'AKIS. .lu'y 'St A notahii- trilnite to
fightii.g abilities of the elderly
i -r-tnii tio- ps i.- L-iveu by the French of-
ficial o:-!-rver at the battle of rh
"Th'-.-- Bn-tun res' rvists" says tiie re-
ml.l'Crt. ' ua.-hed at the Germ ns with the
;s;.:nt of young men. Many times in this
war th' V have distint-.ii-h.-.l ll msplv.
b'lt :t was difficult to imagine that thee
men of Sll' h culm :inei t . ruihl trnn
fi-rru t henis'-h rs into imnetuons troou-
'rs and ! ns!i at thi- enemy with all the
fire of youth. The ext raordmarv re-
sources of th'ir temperament had not
U.-n fully realized befor.-. The general
in hief already had declared that the.e
m-n had proved t: e.-.- i. no difference
between the regulars and th" rener ists.
Th.s is si own ijy Ine fact that these vet-
erans marched like tiie re. ruits of the
The official report lays stress on the
complexity of the preparations for a
military operation on a frrand scale .-x-cee.lini;
in its multiplicity of detail t'-at
of th" largest industrial enterprise. Be
sides the plan of attack and the choice
1 l.tr I'rtlUC HIU'JHU iill t-rMlIIIMie oi me
j number of effectives is necessary. There
I also ar a hundred contributory details
! to be studied such as th enemy's sys-
; tem of defense the plardnp of artil'erv
; in co-ordination the building of roads
bndK'-s anil f-rrier where none existed
b-for arid th- arrumulation of matt rial
munitions and stores. The observer Rays
that the preparations of this character
for the pr-eB-nt operation along the
Somme took four months.
1 GALVESTON CITY HALL OPENED
MR. AND MRS. H.F.COHEN
Associated Press Report.)
MEXICO CITY. July 20. The details
of Mexico's proposals for a peaceful so-
lution of difficulties existing with the
I'nited States were made public Thursday
night by the foreign office when a copy
of the note sent to the Washington gov-
ernment July 11 was given to the news-
papers for publication In Friday morn-
The note suggests the naming or three
commissioner by each government tho
commissioners to meet at some neutral
point to dis.-use the .juestion of with-
drawal of American troops now in Mex-
ico and the drawing up of an agreement
providing terms for the reciprocal pa-
trolling of the frontier by the troop of
either nation and the investigation of the
origin of the parties who have raided
American border towns and definitely
fixing the responsibility for them.
In commenting on the note the foreign
office officials said that as it had not
yet been answered by the Washington
government they considered their duty to
the Mexican people to mnke it public
that the Mexicans might know what ef-
fort their government was making toward
a peaceful solution of the pending diffi-
culties. CONFERENCE PROBABLY
AT NIAGARA FALLS.
It has been learned from unofficial
sources that the conference prob.ibiy will
be held in Niagara Kalis. The names of
the Mexican delegates have not yet been
made public but it is known that they
will all be civilians and that the chair-
man of the commission will be a mem-
ber of General Oarranza's cabinet well
known in financial circles in the I'nited
It is believed that the conference will
convene .ar!y in August. The note
which the officials claim the I'nited
States has never answered is addressed
to Kiiseo Arredondo at Washington.
"By order of the citizen lust chief you
w-tll please transmit m writing to the hon-
orable secretary of state the following
"I have the honor to refer to the note
of your excellency dated the 7th of the
present month that was transmitted by
our confidential agent Arredondo and to
say that I have received instructions freni
the citizen first chief of the constitution-
alist army in charge of the executive
power to suggest through you to his ix-
ce.lency. Mr. 1'resident Wilson the idea
of naming three commissioners In repre-
sentation of each government to meet at
some place to be later agreed upon for
the purpose of holding a conference that
the proposition of the a' uatlon of Amer-
ican troops now occupying Mexican soil
may be decided forthwith iind that a
protocol or agreement may be drawn v:p
spe.ifying conditions for the reeipro -a!
crossing of the frontier by the forces of
either nation as well as to make i.n in-
vestigation of the origin of bandits to
date in order to definitely fix the respon-
sibility and settle pending difl'icu.ties
which may have arisen from s milar
causes all subject to the approval of the
"The Mexican government proposes
that the conferences referred to be car-
ried out in a spirit of frank cordiality
with a strong desire to arrive at an ar-
rangement honorable to both govern-
ments and with the idea that if the gov-
ernment accepts the proposal it will so
recommend to the delegates which it may
"The Mexican government considers
this the most effective manner for ar-
riving at the desired result and hopes the
government of th- I'nited States will
manifest its acceptance of this in order
th tt it may immediately be put into prac-
tice and thit the Mexican government
may send th.- names of its delegates. As-
sure his ex- ellency of my highest conrid-
eration. C Aguilar."
WOMAN OFF TO BORDER.
Mrs. Maier Left for Laredo to Inspect
Associate 1 Press Hefort.)
KANSAS CITY. Mo.. July in -With the
investigation of alleged unsanitary condi-
tions among the National Cuard camps
on the border as her mission Mrs. G. K.
Maier of this city left Wednesday night
f.T Laredo Texas as a representative . f
ihe i.jcal unit of the Soldieis" Comfort
"A. I kinds of reports are abroad" she
declared on departure and we want to
knuw if they are true."
Mrs. Maier's son is a private in B bat-
tery. Missouri National Guard stationed
LAREDO CAMP INSPECTED.
Colonel Munson Refused to Make Public
(Associzteii I'ress Report.)
LAKKIX1 Texas July 2i). Colonel Ed-
ward Munson. personal representative o;
General Funston. completed a short sur-
vey of sanitary conditions of State troo -s
camps in the Laredo section Thursday as
the outcome of the re-iuesi of a local
organization of citizens that 8'JuO sol-
diers be removed elsewhere on account
of alleged unsanitary conditions. Col-
onel Munson refused to discuss ids re-
port. The First New Hampshire infantry and
a battery of field artillery arrive J here
Thursday and went into camp.
WANT GUARD RECALLED.
New York Merchants' Association Wants
Army Law Repealed.
( Associated Press A'.- L rt.
NEW Y'uRK. July i'. Immediate re-
call of national guardsmen from the Mex-
ican border and the repeal of the new
law federalizing the State militia were
urged in a statement issued Wednesday
night by the Merchants' association of
New Y'ork. This action was taken it
was said on the recommendation of the
association committee on military affairs
which claimed that mobilization of the
guard as part of the regular army has
been a failure.
Mexicans With Pictures Arrested.
Associated Press Report.)
COLUMBUS N. M. July 20 Military
authorities here Thursday arrested three
Mexicans having in their possession pho-
tographs of the militia camps at Doug-
las Ariz. and Columbus N. M.
Upon their explanation thatthe pho-
tographs were obtained from an El Paso
Texas dealer the men were escorted to
the border and released.
Denied Villa Hunt Report.
Associated Press Report.)
MEXICO CITY. July 2. General Obre-
gon the war minister denied the report
tjhat Francisco Villa the bandit chief
had been located and that troops had been
sent to capture him.
Patrol to Be Reinforced.
MARATHON. Texas July 20 Com-
pany K Tenth Pennsylvania Infantry left
here Thursday aboard motor trucks to
reinforce the border patrol at Glenn
Springs. 90 miles south.
Louisiana Troops Enroute.
ALEXANDRIA La. July 20. The. first
regiment of Infantry Louisiana national
guard left Thursday for Ban Benito
xexts I or poroer owy.
.f I'.-'n'i .
Associated Press Report.)
ASHEVILLE. N. C. July 20 Denial
from Spartanburg. S. C of Thursday's
statement that ten lives had been lost
at Alta Pass N. C in Sunday's floods
caused the belief here that the Alta Pass
situation had been confused with pre-
vious reports of 11 deaths in another sec-
tion of Mitchell county Eliminating the
1U reported deaths at Alta Pass would
reduce the death list throughout the flood-
swept sections to 73. with possibilities
that some of these may be duplications.
A number of persons still are reported
The general situation is much Improved.
Railroads and Industrial concerns are
rushing repair work and local commit-
tees are caring for Hood sufferers.
No more deaths have been reported In
Most of the deaths have been in West-
ern North Carolina. This has been con-
fined to a great extent to the Carolinas
but adjacent portions of Tennessee. Vir-
ginia and West V irginia also suffered.
TORREON DE FACTO GARRISON
CAPITULATED TO VILUSTAS
Report That Villa Led Band Given
Little Credence hy Mexican and
Associatca1 P'.-u Report.)
EL PASO Texas. July JO. The reports
were circulated in Juarez Thursday night
that the Carranza garrison at Torreon
Purango 130 mlle-s south of Parral. capit
ulated to the main Villista band led by the
bandit chieftain. The rumors continued
that Villa riding in a coach a crutch at
his side went into the town and received
the surrender of the government com-
mander. Neither General Francisco Gonzales.
commander of the Carranza garrison nor
General Bell commandant here were in-
clined to place any credence in the story.
General Gonr.ales said that the last re
ports or me progress or me Danun cam-
paign were contained In press dispatches
from Chihuahua City today.
Arrivals from Chihuahua City today told
ot the Villista attack en l'arral a week
ago last Sunday. This failed they said
because of the Villista leaders disobeying
orders. The Villa command consisting of
6'Hi men was divided into two columns
which were to attack the city on opposite
sides. One column attacked the town
hours before the otte r however and was
beaten off by the garrison which recov-
ered in time to hold ti e town against the
assaults of the second column according
General Gonzales and Andres Garcia
Mexican consul at El Paso extended a
public Invitation to the people of El Paso
today to attend a military and civic ker-
messe to be held in Juarez next Sunday
to raise funds for the benefit of flood suf-
ferers in the Wu.cetario district of Mexico.
It was also announced that all Mexican
solders in Northern Mexico had agreed to
gie one day's pay to the fund while or-
ders were sent to all Mexican consuls in
the United States to receive contributions.
SOLDIERS WELL SHELTERED.
No Sickness Among Them Food Lacks
(AtKiewteJ Press Report. )
WASHINGTON July '.'0. Major Gen-
eral Bliss reports to the war department
that he completed his inspection of the
New York national guard division on the
border and had found It comfortably shel-
tered in excellc-nt hea th and with a sick
report that was pra ti. ally negligible.
Regirding the food supply the general
said ie had investigate I all commanding
officers and it was th ir unanimous opin-
ion that rations were excellent in uual-
ity. the only criticism of the men being
d ie to a monotony resulting from de-
fir ien-y of i ertaln components intended
to give an agreeahle variety.
Necessities for a proper variety of food
for the border climate are bein sup-
plied as rapidly as possible.
TO HUSTLE FOR RECRUITS.
Tennessee to Make Statewide Campaign
(Associates Press Report.)
NASHVILLE. Tenn. July 20. Acting
upon instructions from the war depart-
ment. I'oloiiel C. F. Spence. commanding
Camp T..m C. Rye decided to make a
Statewide campaign fur recruits for the
Tent: .' guard.
With ti e larger cities as central sta-
tions 1 adjacent towns will be scoured
for new men by the suuads designated to
enter tie recruiting service beginning
Saturday. With the knowledge that the
Tennessee troops are billed for an in
determinate stay at the mobilization
CRmp medical officers are arranging the
sanitary conditions of the camp on a
PROBING CRUELTY STORY.
Alleged Mistreatment of Alabama Soldier
t Associated Press Report.)
MONTGOMERY. Ala.. July 20. Inves-
tigation into the alleged mistreatment ot
Private Goldberg D company Second Ala-
bama regiment was continued Thursday
by ( .'ol"he!s .Maddox and Graves but Gen-
eral Hrieken said they had not yet made
any report to him and no action will be
taken until their inquiry Is complete.
It has been alleged that Goldberg was
bound to tho ground face downward for
several hours following his refusal to do
work a-signed to him.
BLISS FINISHED INSPECTION.
Found Conditions at Camp Llano Grande
Associated Press Report.)
MKltCEUEH Texas July 20. Having
completed his inspection of army camps
in the lower Rio Grande vaiTey Major
General Tasker H. Bliss assistant clilef-of-staff
of the United States army left
here Thursday for Fort Sam Houston
at San Antonio. General Bliss inspected
the camp at Llano Grande three miles
from Mercedes. Thursday afternoon and
expressed satisfaction with its sanitary
conditions. Ten thousand troops are sta
tioned at Llano Grande.
GRAPE JUICE FOR TROOPS.
Electric Fans Also Will Be Sent by W
C. T. U. to Border.
Associated Press Report.)
tK'KAN GROVE N. J. July 20 Hot
and thirsty soldiers on the Mexican bor-
der were remembered today by members
of the New Jersey Women's Christian
Temperance Union In session here. The
women voted to send them cases of
grape jube and a number of electrie
Indigestion. One package
proves j.l caiauaruggisis.
'.: .:..'. d -r.-:u' . ' t . 'i vtL
The Associated Tress summarizes the
war situation as follows:
The Germans In the region of the
Somme river have been forced before the
fierce onslaughts of the French to give
up flrBt line trenches over a front of ap-
proximately six miles to the French and
to the north of the river similar lines a
thousand yards long to the British.
The forward push of the French ex-
tended from Barleux southwest of Pe-
ronne. to the height of Vermand-Ovlllers.
w-hlch lies some three miles west of Fres-
nes and marks an advance further along
the French front.
The British gain was made in the sec-
tor north of Bazontln-Longueval line and
in addition the troops of King George
captured more terrain In IVlvllle wood
and the village of Longueval. The French
also occupied and controlled further Ger-
man positions near Hardecourt.
In Thursday's right VK the French took
2900 prisoners threo guns and about 30
machine guns and a large quantity of war
material. Stubborn opposition was en-
countered by the British In their advance
and the fighting continues heavy on the
outskirts of the Longueval village and in
FRENCH APPROACH I NQ
Northeast of Verdun the French have
forged further forward near the Thiau-
mont wood and in the vicinity of Fieury.
The Germans southwest of Lutsk and
the Austrians at the bend of the Stokhod
river north of Sokul. in Volhynla. have
gone on the offensive against the Rus-
sians and gained successes over them
according to Berlin. In the region of Riga
and near Baranovichi heavy Russian at-
tacks against ye lines of the Teutonic al-
lies were repulsed.
Petrograd chronicles further gains for
the Russians against the Turks in the
Caucasus region detachments on the
right wing having moved forward a dis-
tance of about nine and one-half mils
and captured additional prisoners. Con-
stantinople records a repulse of Russian
attacks with heavy casualties to the at-
tackers on the Persian frontier.
In the Austro-Itallan theater bad
weather is hampering the operations in
the mountain regions.
Associated Press Report A
PARIS July 20. 10::t5 p. m.Ttae ten of the
Krencli official statement reads:
"To the north of the Somme we are eoncen-
trrtlnR the position conquered hy u Thursday
Sciitli of the Soiiune ne extended our front
of attack In the course of the afternoon ami
captured the entire Brat Ofrman position from
F.strees an far as the heiiihr ..f Vernmml civil
"In the Course Of flirhthi T!ntr.1..r mrf (-...
Hired on the two sidvs of the river Mtwmt "'11I
priwuer of whom :10 n. re oftlrers. Three can-
uou. al..iit :tii mic-hine cms and imiiortant ma-
terial likewise remained in our hands.
"On the right bank of the Meuse we con-
tinued l- precrcss ny tiie use of the greimdc
west of the Thiaimiont work. The tot.il niitiitw-r
of prisoner taken by lis this morning In th.-
sector of Floury was aon uichitlink- eight of-
ATl.'itlon: Our lmliing aeronhin.es curried
out numerous operations h the ulnlit ot Julr
.i- . i lie MBin'iii. ni i iiioiivii ie Montnieuv
Brleulles and bicucs near Aiannes iregtnu ol
Wrliun and the station at Roisel i region of
Amienl were Nouned with numerous proje -tllcs
Another of our acrofl:iiH-s slinllarlv droo-d
eialit shells of larae caliber on the militarv es-
lawsnmenl at l.orrn icli. uoi-thraft of Basel.
BPiKian coinmnnicatlou: At Tartoiis points
n the Beieian fncil artillerv action .level. o..l
t-Miav tiartlciCarir in tiie reeion of Til
nihl further smitti."
(Associated Press Report.)
I.ONnoX. Julv 21. 1 :i'S . m. The official
pratemeut issued aN'iit midnUht from BrltWlt
ln-:i1jUHrteni in Trance rfmin:
"North of tlip HsizDtin Lonciieval lino wr
BrlTum-ed about Ki :ir-ls in the face of stub-
born opuopltion. HeHvj- fljfliting still continue
In tho north-Tii miisktrts of Lonjjueval villag-
IHl 111 IHMVIMP W'XHI.
On the r-maiiifier of the main battle front
tltue it iw .hnfctf.
" WMn.-tiriy out aeronlnnes curried nut mir-
fe. Rful UimMnjc enterprUen h da v -uul night
MnriT tins of explosive wfn- droppM itli
mhtrk'4(1 wutTess on railway centers enemv er-
irunips aiM other imp-irtiiut point One hostile
nerf.p'nne was destroyed; serernl .Tlicn were
forced to the ground In iiflmiti:fd "nn.htton.
Mii'-f -in : v in l.iur f our iua ihh-k have
failed to n-turu tt) our lines.
ON DIVA FRONT.
Associated Press Report.)
PKTR(m;uaI (vIh London. July 20). The
coLnmuuication issued by the war office Thurs-
:u eveniuir says:
"At wine places on the PIth front there have
hern very heavy artillery duels. Artillery en-
Kftcc in.-ntB hfl xpl occurred at several point
in Vnlhynia. Knpmr artillery has en-'rettHll
ln-mhardc'l our jM-mjtionn in the region of Zwen(
ntehi. e:ft of Gomhovu and mr llrifs further
11 thrust nh'UH the J.lpa and the Styr river.
"In the Cducitfcus the offensive nf mir rielit
wintr l mnkinff good progress. Home of mir
fletar-rments have successfully fought their way
rrwarr n distance or . verst in twin t nine ami
a lin If niilFt. taking some prisoners.'
Associated Press Repfrt.)
I1EHI.IN. Julr 20. Thursday's official atnte-
uieut coutalns the following:
Near Arras. Pennine. Iiiaclies and Yerm.-ind
enemy aeroplanes were shot down two of them
by I.leuteuanta Wlne-rns and Hoehendorff. The
emperor has conferred the order Four I.e Merlte
upon Lieutenant lfoeueudom who as Jt Is Sow
staled shot down a French biplane southeast
I i-pn.nne on July jd."
R00SEVELTS AT PLATTSBURGH.
Corporal Dropped Rifle Brother
Sergeant Imposed Punishment.
As.'ocu' - ' '.ci.- Reror; )
PLATTSBUUG N. Y.. July 20. Quen-
tin Roosevelt acting corporal In company
H Fourth regiment In the camp of mili-
tary Instruction was Thursday confined
to the limits of his company street by his
brother Archie Roosevelt first sergeant
of the company. The members of the
company were In ranks and the younger
brother dropped his rifle. The older
brother saw the rifle drop ana tua orders
were promptly issued.
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VILLA MAKING FOR ROUGH
MOUNTAINS IN DURANGO
Ramos Following Hot Trail of Ban
dit Chief Hoping to Catch
Him Friday .
Associated Press Report.)
CHIHl'AHCA. July 20 With his fol-
lowers scattered into small groups. Villa
accompanied by a bodyguard of six men
is making for the mountains of Duranso.
according to a report received here.
General Trevino in charge of the op-
eratlons announced that this news camel
from General IarBeami at Hepehuana
communicated through General Maycotte
The message stated that government
troops under Matins Ramus were follow-
ing a hot trail after Villa while General j
Larreaga is moving up with reinforc e-
monts. He hopes to overtake Ramos by'
Villa is said to be loading th- flictit.
getting a good start on his followers. J
Cienerai irevino reneiaieu ins iMoi'oe
of pursuing the bandits to extermination.
AMERICANS WERE ALARMED.
Body of Mexican Troops Marching South
Associated Press Report.)
DOUGLAS Ariz.. July 20. A force of
approximately 300 Mexican Infantry and
avalry brought northward from Cabull-
ona and i ronteras leu gua i rieia
Thursday afternoon to march to Nio o to
entrain for the southern part of Sonora.
The aoneaiance of the Mexican troops
opposite I'ouglas as they marched west
ward a short instance soutn ot me oor-
der. created excitement in the camp of
the' Second Montana infantry. Captain
Olson and 22 men followed them along the
border for several miles to ascertain
where they were going and that no raid
Tho excitement in the camp was mani-
tested ill the 'list reports reacning
Douglas the size of the army of .Mexicans
having been magnified to trom 4000 to
H'.OcO men with many Hundred camp fol-
lowers. BOARD TRYING SENTRY.
Charged With Shooting Mexican. Testi
mony Showed Disobeyed command.
Associated ' ess Report.)
I'Ol'GLAS. Ariz. July 20. A board
composed of Colonels J. B. Smiley.
Kighteenth infantry; St. J. Greble. Sixth
field artillery and A. Foltz First cav-
alry who were appointed by General T.
F. luvis to investigate the shooting of
Antonio Rodriguez a Mexican by 11.
Tucker eleventh Infantry a sentry spent
Thursday taking testimony in the case.
Several witnesses remain to be heard
It was unofficially stated that it ap.-
prared probable trom -the testimony
brought out that Rodriguez and his com
panion. Lnrinue I'ena. were on American
torrllorv w ncu llie me-l I w o sinus nrif
filed at them by Tucker when they re-
fused to obey his command to halt. The
last three shots were fired after they had
reached Mexican soil. It is supposed to
have been the last shot which wounded
WILL AID RESERVE BANKS.
Burleson Ordered Postmasters to
Receive Checks on State Banks.
Associated I'rts Report.)
WASHINGTON. July 20. To perfect
the federal reserve board's countrywide
system for collection of bank checks at
par which went Into effect July 15. Host-
master General Burleson at the request
of the reserve board authorized all post-
masters Thursday to receive checks from
federal reserve banks drawn upon State
banks wnien are not meinocis oi ine ya- .
tem. and directed them to make collec-
tions. This means was adopted to fa-
cilitate collections in places where there
are no member banns to aiiacn collection
Married at Alvin.
Houston Post Special.)
ALVIN Texas July 20. Charles J.
Matthews of Houston and Miss Zadle Sed-
wlck of this place were married here
Thursday afternoon at the home of the
bride's parents Mr. and Mrs. C. Z. Sed-
wick. Rev. Allen H. Tooke officiating.
They left immediately after the reception
for their future home m Houston.
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SOUNDS OF CANNONADING
OFF JUTLAND AND IN BALTIC!
Germans Believed to Have Had En
gagement With the
(.-l.aet.-iut. J Press Report.)
LONDON. July 21. 3:16 a. m Heav
cannonading has been heard off Cie wes:
coast of Jutland and In the Paltic sei
between Landsort and the Gottsatsand
by vessel men arriving in Danish ports.
says a dispatch to the Kxchange Tele
graph from Copenhagen.
"Those from the North sea" says the
correspondent "saw a large number of
German submarines torpedo beats and
Zeppelins sailing northwesterly from the
Jul land coast and then heard firing. The
cannonading in the Baltic continued
throughout Wednesday night" the re-
turning vessel men said. They added
that they saw a small German w-arshlp
sailing southward and expressed the belief
that the Germans had an engagement
w.th the Kussians.
SPECIAL MOBILIZATION ORDERED.
Whole Population In Siberian Provinces
Associated Press Report.)
rFTROGRAD July 21 (via Ixmdon.
1:41 a. m.i-An imperial ukase orders a
special mobilization for the construction
of defensive works and lines of com
munication In the region of the active
ai tyles. of the w hole male population ol
the province of Astrakhan. Siberia the
Island of Snkhalan and Turkestan. The
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