The Houston Post. (Houston, Tex.), Vol. 34, No. 70, Ed. 1 Thursday, June 13, 1918 Page: 2 of 16
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THE HOUSTON POSTr TO I98. . ; ; i -
ASUALTIES OF ALL
ssj List Coo tains Nines f 126
lad Kanoes Z3.
Official Report Famishes New
Proof of Gallant Fighttnf ia
' Which All Branches An
Taking Bij Part'
Killed In action
lrted of wound.
I tl af dlSSSe.
Died of acrKUnt
attwr causes 1T
j . Marin Casualty Llat.
' 5 roporied.
Killed In anion S
Died of disease 1'
lied of wound 34
J led of accident . . t 3
lied o( aelf inflicted
Wounded In artion .
- Associated Press Report.
WASHINGTON. June II. The army
r sssi.lt j llt today contained 11 names.
divided as follows:
KKM In action. 15: died of wounds
fi4 of airplane accident. 1: died of accl-
oem mam r.nrr rium ji. w "
reee. It; Hounded severely. S; wounded
ucsnwa aodeter mined. . miaainf in
Among officer named waa Lieutenant
Uaorg K. Butler. Araansaa -uy. ran
who waa aeverely wounded.
KILLED IN ACTION Lieutenant
"Wllmer Bodenstib. Yonkera. N. Y. : Max
I" Buchanan. Brockton. Mass.; Malcolm
Johnstone. Arlington. Waah.: Corporal
Rammed A. GUI. MrLoud. Ok.: JOh.l U.
Jenkins Rockport. Ind.; Privates Cyrus
P. Adcoz. Favettevtlh?. N. C: Albert
Cos. Weiaer. IdaVio: David It Kobba.
Mathtston. Miss.: Thomas lrden. Hem-
ingsSarg. Ky.: Daniel Harder. Almyra.
Ark.: Panl Hume. I.ondon. O. : William R-
Loftla Aimed. Cal.; Anthony Snider
137U company marine corps: Leslie Ven-
ters. Shelmerdlne. N. C; Wilford Weth-
inajton. liberty. Ky.
DIED OF WOUNDS Cook Stefan
Stauikiewlch. Charkowa. Russia . Privates
Ueorge William Dell. Malvern ra.; Harry
l. Klnnton. Harmon. X. T. : John P.
Undaay. Boston: Justin U. L.yell. Nash
ville. Term.: Sanduskv Lynch. Lebanon
Ky.; Peter W. McCraw. Roallndmle. Mass.:
John B. McDvrmit. Collins. Miss.; Liar
esse B. Phillips. La Rue. O.
DIED OF DISEASE Captain Leonard
K. Hart. Shawnee. O.; Privatea Tony
Ha ugh torn. Rayviiie. La.; Gsmel W. Clay-
ton. Canyon. Texas; Ray R. Craun. Ames.
Iowa; William F. Dowrllng. Connellsville.
Pa.: Charles A. En(le. Astoria. N. V.:
fcarauW K. Fulkrod. WUliainsport. Pa.:
Uordon Hayes. Nldmls. S. C; Stanley
lucaynski. Chli-ago: Wflllam A. McGuire.
Mountain Home. Ark.: George C. Mont-
aeaki.' New Britain. Conn.; CH F. Olson.
4JaraorKl. aliun.; KUwin H. Olson.
-tieruurfielii. .Ore.; Georie W. ScaUan.
Hrookiyn. N. Y.; Emmet 6ecraya. Hsmp-
tow. -Om.r Eddie C. Smith. Flora la. Abb.;
John e. Smith. Crsnd Rapids. Mich.. WU-
Lam ai. Kullivan. Paaaaic. N. J.
DIED OF AIRPLANE ACCIDENT
IJewteaiant Richard B. Read Van
DIED OF ACCIDENT AND OTHER
CAUSES Sergeants Harry Golden. New
York dm I Raymond L. ghearman. Berk-
ley. Cal.; Prrratea Nils Oscar Anderson.
Brooklyn. N. Y. ; Thomaa Blnlna. Buf-
falo: Domenico Caputo. Brooklyn; Joseph
Crone. Cincinnati: Charles D. Hllde
- tomnd. Minnesipolui: John Morrone. Roa
tyn. N. T.; Paaquale Papa. Milbrook. N..
' T.; Benjamin Purificato. Brooklyn: Frank
i PTtcftaroaon. Atlanta. Tax as: rreaenca: n.
Boiler Jr.. Cincinnati: Charles It Rowan
; Cohoea. S. T. ; Frederick G. Schwab.
Brooklrn: JoaeDh 8t enact h. Nnnda. 8. D.
Kmii Tuckermiin. New York city; Herman
SEVERELY WOUNDED Captain Don
L. CaldwelL Greenfield. Ohio; Lieutenanta
Albert E. Billing. Brooalyn: Georce ti.
Butler. Arkaoaaa City. Kan. ; Wayne WU
liara Schmidt. MartinavUle. Ind.; Ser-
ceanta Levi P. Brimmer. Reading Center
S. T.; Fred W. Coraine. Concord. N. C:
JoaeDh B. Jenkina. Kitta HilL Ohio: Al
bert '. Martin. Oskalooaa. Iowa.; Wiron
Miller. Delaware. Ohio: Leo H. Oxuarltya.
Hturinaw. Mich.: Edward Bvatba. New
York city; Corporals Arthur P. Dunn
Havana. Cuba: Floyd W. GlUllaod. Chi
csujo: Theodore Nesta. Darrinston.
Waah; Nathan C. Sprinkle. Velaaca
Texas: Mechanic E31ia York. Detroit
Privatea John ApDoatoloa. Chios island.
Greece: Guilio Saltan!. Detroit; Howard
' K. Brown. Cincinnati; Fred H. Campbell
; ci oaten Texas; isam A. Corner. M la was
; see. Ga.: Lester Doasey. NaahviUe. Ark.
; Hardy R. Ellison. Belton Texaa; Charles
; W. Koley Chicaajo; Thomaa J. Foley
; Lynn alaas.: Jessie Green Delhi. Lai.;
; Walter A. Haaa. Kaukauna. Wis.; WU-
liam E. Henahaw. Sharpiea. W. Vs.;
r FtojrA L Hawkins. South Kaukauna
! Wia.: Edwin C. Head. Needroore. Ga.
; Jack B. Hughes Goodell Iowa; Gentry
Hunnlcutt. Greenville. S. C; Arthur M
; Johnson. Lakeland. Fla.: Ragner A. John.
- son. Richfield. .. J.; Bennet K. ICarr
- tiheldon. III.: Samuel Keina. Dog den. N
' D.r Wladyalaw Kempinski. Detroit
' Mich.: Henry W. Kennedy. Way cross
I Ga; Karel Krepelka Benwood W. Va.;
; Albert i. La Rose. Northampton. Mass.
" Clifford Ledford. Cincinnati. Ohio; Harry
; B. Lundy. Leavenworth. Kan.; Charles
; L. UcClure. New England W. Va.: An-
! celo Xonettnl. Kan Fraadsco; Oliver X.
Nelson. Milmaukee. Wis.: Paul H. Nleh
i era Floyd Texaa: Cornelius W. Rappe-
' lyea. Rensaalaer. X. T.: Chariie E. Rob-
. erta. Burke S. D.; Levern Oirille Roeg-
i Mao atenommee wis.: wiuiam Mils
1 loupes ton. III.; Russell E. Bimmi. Chil-
lioothe. Ohio: John Smith. Pittatown.
Pa.; Ralph A. 8 moot. Pleaaantvtlle. Ohio;
Ralph Tsylor. Cleveland. Ohio: John K.
Thatcher. Covington. Ky.: Maurice W.
Watson Greenaburg La.: Nat P. White
Holly. Ky.: Joseph Williams. W ashing -toftville.
Ohio: Frank J. Wines Wakeno
Wis.; James H. Burns. Ottumwa. Iowa:
Martin DJonne. Radcliffe. Jowa: Thor-
bm Hansen Council Bluffs. Iowa: Hugh
B. Hscok. Waterloo. Iowa: Ray W. Hlcok.
Waterloo Iowa; Cassius C. Worm Antia
MISSING IN ACTION Private William
G. Nelaoa W enatcnee v ash.
miSONER (PREVIOUSLY REPORT.
EO MISSING) Sergeant Frederick H.
M. Miller Evergreen court. New Haven
. 1 f - fv Associated Press Report.
WAfiHJNOTON. June 12. A marine
eorpa casualty list made public today
carries IT nausea allowing 11 men killed
la action two who died of wounds and
four severely wounded. Captain John
Blancbflsld of Brooklyn died of wounds
tooeieed In action.
The. list includes the name of Private
Alexander Ha Ipso Dallas Texas killed
in actios.'- - V
u The list:
KILLED IN ACTION First Sergeant
Frank Lewis uuck. ogaen. ctah; Ser
ceant Ottie Henry Johanningmeier SL
Louts; Corporal Louis Johnson ilon-
rrove. Mo. : Privates Warren Flndler
Hoyle. Shelby; N. C; Harold Alfred
Brooks Colgate. Wis.: George Dallas
Murphy Spartanburg. 8. C; Alexander
Malpan SZS Exposition avenue. Dallas
Texaa; - Fred E. Lomsx. Hoheawald.
Tenau; Erneet Jamea Oaboraa. Blooming-
ton. Ind.; Harry King Oouchran. Martins
Vr Ohio; David Alfred Taggart Chi-
Victory in Present
Will Soon Be Decided
Associated Press Report
PARIS. June It. Wednesday's fighting
probably mm dec ids on which side vie
tory wlU rest In the present battle says
Henri Btdou. the military critic. In re
viewing the situation. He says the fight'
lng Is taking the classical form la which.
each side baa won on one wing. The
scales are now even.
. By their counter attack the French
stopped the enemy from carrying out his
plan and at the same time assured them-
selves of a better line of defense. The
Germans now are obliged. M. Bldou be-
lieves to keep their effectives on the
firing line and to dip Into their stock of
reeervee for fresh divisions.
The tSerman man for the oreaent battle.
says Marcel Hutln of Scho de Paris. In
reporting the statements or prisoners in
cluded flie attacking and atormlng of
Complegne by the cavalry of the guard i
under General Von Schooler on Sunday
evening. Now the Germane not only are
not at Comolea-ne. but tney snow s great
deal lees vigor in their efforts except on
21 Hun Planet Downed.
Associated Press Report.
LONDON. June 11. Twenty-one en
emy airplanes have been destroyed on
rha Italian front by the Britlah air forces
o ae rating there according to Wedesdays
war of lice statement reporting British
operations In this area.
Perthing Make Eeport
Associated Press Report.
WASHINGTON Jane 11 General Per
shing's communique Wednesday night said
there waa nothing to report aside from
continued artillery activity In the Woevra
sector and the taking of prisoners by
Ajneetoaa patrola in rtoaroy.
The alatamsAft aava:
"Aside from artillery firing In the
Wbevre and the taking of prisoners
our patrols la i'leardy there ia nothing
Hnn Baidera Bepnlaed
Associated Press Report.
LONDON. June 11. An enemy raiding
party Tuesday night attacked tM Hnuaa
poet la Aveluy wood out waa repuiaea
the war office announced Wedneaday.
The Britlah carried out a successful raid
la the Boyellea region capturing s few
There was sporadic activity by the en.
amy artillery during the nigni in tne re
gron west of Lena
French Baid Snoocttfnl.
Associated Press Report.
LONDON. June 11. Field Marshal
Halg'a report from British headquarters
In France Wednesday night says:
The French troops carried out a sue
oeaaful raid laat night in the neighbor
bond of Locre.
"Nothing of special Intereat occurred
during the dsy on the British front.
Associated Press Report.
BERLIN via London. June 11. The
French hare evacuated Carlepont wood
on the east bank of the Olsa. accordins; to
the announcement by general headquar-
ters Wednesdsy. snd the Germans are
making advances along this Important
FRENCH TROOPS HAVE GAINED EN
(Continued from. Page One)
vanced their front east of Mery and the
Gen Us wood or of the repulse of violent
German attacks along the Aronde river
snd at the Loges farm and AntheuU.
Neither Is there any mention of the fact
that the enemy has been unable to de-
bouch south of the Mats river. The com-
munication asserts that all the counter
attacks of the allied forces have been
repulsed and that they suffered heavy
casualties. It declares General von Hu-
ier's army has taken- more than 13000
It has been admitted that the position
of the defending Une on the west bank
of the Oise river was a delicate one ow-
ing to the capture by the Germans of the
outflanking hilla to the west and a suc-
cessful drive through the Carlepont wood
on the opposite side of tne stream seem-
ingly would have necessitated a strategic
retreat if the troops were not to be en-
tirely cut off.
Southwest of Montdldler. where the
allied forces made violent attacks and
notable gains against the enemy. Amen-
caa artillerymen have been thrown Into
the fray and are harassing the Germans
with their fire. No other Americana thus
far have taken Dart In the fighting.
To the north of Montdldler the Oer
mans several times have tried to drive
out the Americana from the village of
Canttgny but each time they have been
Northwest of Chateau Thierry the Ger
mans have thrown five divisions against
the Americans fignting side by side with
the French but without avail.
Attempts by the enemy to recapture
the village of Bouresches went for
South of the Alsne there has been
fierce flghtins down to the region of
Vlllers Cotterets. where the Germans sre
sttemptlng to break through and bring
their line west of Soissona toward Com-
piegne. Except that the combats were
particularly aevare on the front or Lorn
mlers Cutry and south of Amblany no
further details are available.
In the other war theaters there hav
been no noteworthy activities.
Two Italian torpedo boats have carried
out successfully a daring raid against an
Austrian naval division In the Dalmatian
islands. The dreadnaught Ssent Istvan
mas tdrpedoed and sunk according to an
official announcement made In Vienna
While the Italian commanders report that
a second battleship wss damaged by
GERMAN ONSET HAS SUFFERED A
DIED OP WOUNDS RECEIVED IN
ACTION Captain John Blancnfleld
awwosuyn r. x.; rnvaie eawara tiay-
tnond BuehtebB. I'nton HIIL N. J.
SEVERELY WOUNDED IN ACTION
t'orporai wiuiard CTiristopber Neltlgan
Chicago: Privates Emrl Albert Zeck. To-
ledo. Ohio; John Caiven Atchison. Oak-
dale m.-. Godfrey-. Warner Anderson.
Prextor. Mlsn. .
't' Associated Press Report. '
WASHINGTON. June It A 'second
marine corps casualty Mst today con-
vtotol kills all insects.' Preston StL
tAovj -. j j-- . ; . . . J
(Continued front Pag One)
west of Oise and of the poor prospect for
the anarch on Cotnpelgne and Paris by
the shortest road
HUME 'SWEPT BACK.
Faces that wore a serious air Tuesday
morning were decidedly more cheerful oh
Wednesday. The battle has in fact taken
a better turn. It Is a very dreadful
struggle. No Frenchman can forget that
fact and in the fever of weighing and
measuring the results the more distant
observers should not for a moment over-
look what they mean In flesh and blood.
That said we may join In the satisfaction
of our allies that -on the third day the
German onset hss suffered a distinct
Following the front from west to east
the first thing of note ia a series of
French counter attacks on the left car
ried to a considerable measure of success
by skill in direction snd high spirit and
fortitude in the ranks.
At 11 a. m. Tuesday the movement be
gan from a little east of the railway line
between Domrront and vtaoaue Moulin a
distance of eight miles. The infantry was
supported by tanas and along the wnoie
line the Germans were swept back. The
French contingent actually reached points
which were within the German front. The
sdvance went well beyond Rubeecourt and
Le couTtiiy Deyond tteuoy and to tne
bonier of BL Maur. Meanwhile the enemy
had delivered a powerful blow at our
center and had driven hia way. despite
vigorous opposition. - s far as the village
of AntheuiL two miles south of Matz.
At 4 p. m. a further counter attack was.
therefore made from our left center and
the enemy advance was completely af'
In these combats a certain amount of
contusion waa apparent In the Oerman
ranks and the fact that 1000 prisoners
snd some can son ware taken speaks elo-
quently that these were not the heavier
punishment. eye witnesses ssy that
Tas strew the -attlefleld in piles. The
enemy's effort to pierce our right center
wss with tne aim or debouching by tne
jaatx valley to tne ouw.
HUNS HAVE 107 DIVISIONS.
V'p to late Tuesday night the French
had repulsed repeated assaults upon
ChevlncourL while Machwont and Bethan-
court has c Hanged hands several times
ahree critical days of the offensive had
given the enemy at the cost of enormous
losses a not very magnificent result. We
now know that the program was to reach
Compeigne on the second day and General
Von Hutier must be greatly disappointed.
The attack waa begun with 14 divisions at
full strength in line. They Included at the
center divisions of the' Prussian guard snd
tour otner crack divisions. About twice
as many divisions have now been thrown
Into the battle. 10 already are holding the
sector snd tne rest are rresn reserves.
These Skurea may be measured by the
fact that the total German forces in the
west amount to 107 divisions and that of
these before the offensive only (1 were
in the general reserve the rest being en
gaged upon the front. The more we con
aider in light of material considerations
like these whet the German command
eaaayea ana wnai it nas accomoiianeQ. tne
more we shall appreciate the valor of the
French srrries and the uuaiitiea of thelr
chleia and it la Impossible to do justice
to either without such reflection.
GERMAN WAR MINISTER TALKS EN
(Continued from Page One.)
tier in the Ukraine negotiations sre pro
ceeding with a view of fixing the line of
demarcation- Local fighting with hostile
bands flares up from time to time on the
frontiers. In the Interior however the
path is paved for peaceful development.
In faiesune reneweo nia xiwm
across the Jordan have collapsed before
the bravery of the German and Turklah
troops. In Mesopotamia the British have
been unable fully to retain their initial
success. In the Caucasus tne tutu nave
occupied the regions of Batnm. Kara and
Ertvan. which were secured to them by
the peace treaty.
The entente are oeamuinar to aomit
heavy defeats. Voices already are being
heard in entente countries that Russian
treachery is to blame for tlte entente's
"That la gratitude to a former ally
which bled to death for England. It was
not the disintegration of Ruasia that wss
responsible for the entente's defeat. It
must rather be said that the heln of Rus
sia the crushing of which claimed a great
part of our forces hitherto had enabled
the entente to resist us miUtarilr.
"The entente is fully conscious of the
seriousness or its position. It ooenrr ad
mlta the melting away of Its troops and
comforts Its people with having the help
vt adiiwi. i im ocuei in American as-
sistance Is being systematically araftad
into the French people to arouse them to
a conunuea endurance or useless blood'
talned the names of four privates killed
and two officers severely wounded in ac-
tion. The officers were Colonel Albert us
W. Catlin of Washington D. Ok. snd First
Lieutenant Albert P. Baa ton of 8L Louis
The secona list ioiiows:
KILLED IN ACTION Privatea George
P. OUve Berry Fayette county Ala.;
William H. Boyle 2311 Sumpter street.
Houston Texas) Henry E. Btockel.
Brooklyn. N. T.; McKinley Swart Pan
ama N. T.
WOUNDED SEVERELY colonel Al-
bert us w. Catlin. Washington. D. C;
First Lieutenant Albert P. Bastoo. L
Louis Park. Minn.
International Labor Ex
Associated Press Report '
ST. PAUL Minn.. June It. The neces
sity for establishing an international ex
change of labor information was dis
cussed late Wednesdsy by committee
of the Americas Federation of Labor at
Its annual convention hers. Several
other Important committee meetings. In-
cluding resolutions adjustment and or
ganisation were held. This business
caused an abandonment of the afternoon
as salon of the convention proper. .
Unusual intereat attended tne meeting
of the committee which was the ableot
of a heated debate earlier la the day.
Chairman Frank Daffy who announced
taat be. would resign from -the commU-
tee unless Benjamin Schlesinger of New
York another member of the committee.
apologised to the convention stated he
had not heard from schlesinger. Bchles
lmrer did not attend the committee
meeting. The apology was demanded for
nciesingers negative vote yesterday on
adoption of the American labor mission's
The session Wednesdsy night wss
given over to the American Alliance for
Labor and Democracy. Short -talks by
memosrs ot tne American taoor mission
which Tuesday presented a report of its
meetings wtln English and French labor
leaders ware a feature of this meeting.
: - ssssbbmi
Allied Air Service Is
' Associated Press Report.
WITH THE BRITISH ARMT ' IN
FRANCE. June IX Tha British air serv.
Ice has bees Improving steadily In recent
days. This baa been due perhaps to an
Increase In 'man and . equipment. On
famous British airman recently destroyed
three Carman machines within a tew
hours.':"-"'' .' ; . ; l.
Thar have been more airplanes flying
over British territory lately than la any
other similar period but thess snemy air-
man nenerallv fly vary hish.
Reports from British fryers ' who have
been sent out to assist the French along
the MoatdMler-Noyoa sector show . thai
these aviators nav sees) rendering in-
valuable seewlCS...i.Vri. i-. ...'.;.. -..
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New Re$dreeat for .Secoraf
Licessss Cib Seriont Shatiot.
Oalrtstoa LeaJeie Est Xada Ap
pssi to Waahinrton for Some
Form of Modification but
' Got Bo Concessions
RAILROAD : REGIOHS
Wot DiTitfed Into Tim Opentaj
B. F. Both Will Wmt Boaia of ths
Bonthwtrt Indudinf tha
. Tinei in the Btato V
- of Turin. '
Houstoa Post Special.
OALVE8TON. Taxes. June 11. Cotton
exporters are feeing a serious probieni la
connection with the export license rules
which sra U become effective July L
Under tha new rules each shipment ot
cotton exported to allied countries mast
have aa Individual export license appli
cation for which la to le made In tripli-
cate to tha war trade board at Washing-
Ion. Acoootnanying the application there
must be a supplemental Information
sheet two forma of which are provided
One of these Is to be used In case the
cottontwas purchased prior to May la and
sets forth that fact. The other slats
that the commodity for which license to
export is sought baa not been purchased.
This la where the difficulty for the cot-
ton trade arises due to the almost uni-
versal custom of making purchase before
exportation. Trade customs it Is said.
make It almost impossible to sen cotton
unless tha exoorter has made purchases
and submits to the buyer abroad definite
luantitiea and grades under tne rulings
or Uoenaaa this nractice can not be car
This Question was taken ud with Wash
ington by wire-by Frank A. Allen special
agent of the war trade board who
Wedneaday received a telegram saying
that the rules r sardine supplemental
statements) must be complied with.
Persons who have made purchases
sine Msy If and who will not be able to
dispose of the cotton before July 1 when
the new ml areas Into effect are at a
lose to know how to nroceed. That the
situation Is a rather serious one was In-
dicated by several local cotton men
Wednesday. None of t hem. however waa
able no suggest a solution of the problem
but expected that action to this end
would be taken soon.
L H. Kempner. president or the Gal
veston cot too exohanxe and board of
trade waa asked about the matter. He
replied that he had not had time to give
the problem any thought since it naa
been called to hia attention.
What la known aa form X-13. the sup
plemental Information sheet to be used
in cases whsro.lt is sought to export
commodities purchased prior to May IS.
con tain a the following agreement:
"The underslansd does hereby represent
and declare that prior to May 16. 1911.
the undersigned purchased or acquired
for export. or took or caused to be taken.
steps in the process of producing manu-
facturing or fitting for export some or all
of the articles specified on the annexed
"In the event a license Is granted upon
the application hereunto annexed the un-
dersigned agrees not to make exporta-
tion thereunder until the undersigned has
obtained the written approval of the
United State waa Industries board if
such articles Sre specified on schedule A
or of the United States food administra
tion. If such articles are foodstuffs fod
ders or feeds."
What Is known aa form X-1I contains
the following agreement:
"The undersigned does hereby repre-
sent and declare that none of the articles
specified In the annexed application have
been purchased or acaulred for export.
and that the undersigned has not taken
or caused to be taken any steps in the
Sroceaa of producing manufacturing or
ttlng for export the said articles Tha
undersigned does hereby agree not to
enter an order nor purchase nor acquire
for export nor take nor cause to be
taken any step In the process of produc-
ing manufacturing or fitting for export
the articles specified in the annexed ap-
plication until the requisite export li
cense has been granted."
Soldier Gave Up Life to
Associated Press Report
SAN ANTONIO Texas June IS. To
avoid colliding with an automobile driven
by Mrs. L. T. Waters of this city. Cor-
poral A. W. Johns. 21 member Of the fire
department at Kelly field No. 1. swerved
his speeding motorcycle Wednesday after
noon ooiiwea witn a telephone pole and
was almost instantly killed.
Corporal Johns' home address waa
BAJTKEB FOXTH) GUILTY.
William C. Bnssell of Lubbock
Convicted of Harder of Qaaley. '
EL PASO. Texas. June 11. William C.
Russell of Lubbock. Texas was found
guilty of the murder of Charles Qualey
by the thirty-fourth district court jury
today and his sentence fixed at IS years
in the Btate penitentiary.
Russell is k banker and cattleman of
Qualey. a mi.-. owner living; Iters and
in New York waa killed the niarht of
January S. Russell claimed he shot him
In self defense. Attorneys for Russell
filed notice of appeal.
Associated Press Report
Washington. June 11. Tarritosr
west of the Mississippi river wss divided
Wednesday by Director General MoAdoo
Into three railroad o pa rating regions with
R. H. A lab. ton. director of the Northern
portion headquarters at Chicago; Hale
HoMen. president of the Burlington dl
rector of the Contral'dlvtslon. with head
Quarters at Chicago and B. F. Bush re
ceiver for tha Missouri Peclfle director
or the southwestern division headquar-
ters at BU Louis.
Lat.ir a district manager will be named
for the Pad no coast.
This reorganisation of the West brings
the number of operating regiona to seven.
witn a airector at tne -neaa oi eacn. re
auonalbla for active management of
roads in nia territory ana eneweraDi to
Director General McAdoo only in the
broadest matters of policy. It Is eon
sldered probable that no mora regions
wiu do createc
REGIONAL DIRECTORS NAMED.
Mr. Alshton. who heretofore has had
supervision of the entire West mow wl
hayeonly tha lines running wast now will
North from Chicago and St. Paul to the
North Paclflo coast and minor lines
Mr. HoMen who will resign connection
with the Burlington corporation will have
onarge or most or tne otner iransconu
nental trunk lines and the Illinois dls
Mr. Bush who also win resign from the
Missouri racinc is to airect tne numer-
ous lines running southwest from the
St Louis district into Texas and the
These regional directors short) r will
announce federal managers and general
managers for their territories.
The regions as announced by the dlroc
tor general Include:
central weetem region I one as. and
Santa Fe Chicago. Rock Island and
BUSH COMMANDS SOUTHWEST.
Southwestern region Fort Worth and
Denver City; Fort Worth and Rio Grande
Gulf. Colorado and Santa Fe; Gulf Coast
lines; Galveston Harrlsburg and Ban An
tonio: Houston and Texas Central; Hous
ton. East and West Texas; International
and Great Northern; Kansas City South'
em; Louisiana. Arkansas; loulslana
Railway and Navigation; Louisiana West'
ern: Midland Valley: Missouri Pad fie
ayatem: Missouri. Kansas and Texas
lines: Monran'a Louisiana and Texaa rail
road and ateamahlp; Rock Island lines
(south of Chlckasha; El Reno to Memphis
and branches; and et. Louis to Kansaai
St. Louis. San Francisco; ot. Louis Boutn
western: San Antonio and Aransas Pass
Texas snd Pacific; Texas and New Or
leans; Wabash railroad (St. Loula to
Kansas City and Omaha! ; Wichita Falls
snd Northwestern; . Texas Midland
The policy of naming managers for the
individual roads will be the same In the
West and elsewhere. A federal manager
will be given supervision over a trunk
system together with several smaller lines
pnysicauy connecteo witn tne iruna. uen
eral manasrera will be named for In
dividual Unea without other connections.
Talked on War
Associated Press Report.
CHICAGO June 12. Medical celebrities
attending the sixty-ninth annual con
ventlon of tha American Medical assocta-
1 tion united Wedneaday In a program of
war speechas in both English sad French
that marked the high tide of enthusiasm
for the allied cause at tha war meeting
of the visitors.
Surgeon General W. C. Gorgae of the
army; Surgeon Qegeral W. C. B related of
tha navy; Sir James Meckensle of Groat
Britain; Sir Arbuthnot Lane of Great
Britain Colonel Hubert Bruce of Canada
M. Justin Godart and Major Edouard Rist
of France Dr. Ray L. Wllburn president
of Leland Stanford university and Dr.
Alexander Lamoert of New Tork medical
director of the American Rod Cross In
France were the sneakers.
American Steamer Was
Fired On by U-Boat
Associated Press Report.
AN ATLANTIC PORT June 11. How
the American steamer Edward Pierce es
caped both shell fire and a torpedo from
a submarine off the Virginia capes Hon.
day night In a chase that ended only
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wheal eeast lights ware sighted was told
bare .Wednesday by Cap lain Wade mas-
ter mt the vassal. The attack came soon
after tne Norwegian steamer Henrtk Luad
waa Sunk 1M Bulls seat of Cape Hatlerea
and probably was mads by the sen sub-
marine. . . j-
Captain Wade said tila first warning
waa e fllah of light and a shall erosslng
hi bow. It waa dark -and the eaptaUn
decided that he would depend ea that aad
aDaed to as a his shin. Tha submarine
continued to fire but the marksmanship
af the gunners la' the dark waa poor.
rinding hie sua saavaiung tne uer
man acWdlnsr to Cantata Wads launch
ed s torpedo but It went wide though the
captain end members of the erf w saw it
pass their Teasel 'at- a rapid' speed.' Ch.
obese lasted for two hours lb. subaaarios '
evidently drawing off whea the eoest
light oasne into view. . . . .
Captain Wade said his wlrslaas ealls '
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Seotta station and the sVmerioaa ateasner '
Walter XX. Noyee. The latter vessel re- v
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Will beXpald for the return of each of the following cars:
1917 Ford Touring Car Motor. No.1896971 L. C. House.
1917 Ford Touring Car Motor No. 2134999 J. D. 8pencer.
1918 Fond Touring Car Motor No. 206010 F. E. Bonnette.
1918 Ford Touring Car Motor No 2500787 B. H. Wlsbom.
1918 Ford Touring Car Motor No. 2186059 W. W. Green.
1918 Chevrolet Touring Csr Motor. No. 71488 E. & Wllkerson.
And in Addition
$50 Will be Paid
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; llODSTOOn & TYLER General Agents
- Hartford Fire Insurance Company "
' Marine and Transportation Department
SOO-eos union National Bank Bidg.
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ATTENTIONH l-M fsfYi tl? imrPsf I A I
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HB FRIDAY. JUNE 14
Will LEAVE HOUSTON 3:30 P. M. Sharp
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They frequently add to instead
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This is due to the expertness with
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Perfect fitting with us is a
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fiahreston an-' Hew ' York
Steamer calls at Key West con-
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. . Information at anjr railway
: ticket office or write to
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