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THE TIMES-NEW- NEPHI. UTAH S. come good friends I asked bliu again WILSON ADVISES Tine Comif essioims of aGermami Deserlher W the a PrussianandOfficer Who Participated FEDERAL CONTROL ASKS CONGRESS FOR AUTHORITV TO TAKE OVER TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE SYSTEMS. ritlen by OBrtat by Action Result of Impending Strike on the .Western Union. Measure Introduced by Southerner Would Grant President Power. FRENCH legislation to authorise government control und operation of tclcgrupli nml telephone systems turiui: tin- - wur was approved July 1 by J'rcsldent Wilson, mid lenders at the prepared for Its Immediate consideration, with a view to net Ion if possible liefore congress recesses. Secretaries linker and Duultds and 1'oKtmiiHler (icneriil liurleson, ail of whom have Indorsed the pending bill y HcpreKetitative Aswell of I.oulslunu. nmiMiKhiK this nutliorlty, were Invited M uppcar iH'fore the house Inteiatute coinmeree commission. The president's Htatement was lu a Hole to Chuirmun Sims of the committee, approving u letter from 1'ontmuster Onerul r.urlcson. There wiim no reference in any of the in the cull Kent out by the Union of 'oiiiinerciul Telegraphers' .America for a strike of Western Union lerutors u July 8. e The resolution Introduced by A mm ell of lxmUlanu reads: "That the president. If, in bin disdesirable la order cretion it Ik to insure their continuous ojieratlon or 1o ttuard the secrecy of military and 4;overntiteut!il communications, or to prevent communication by spies or other publtv enemies thereon, or for other military or public ream, shall linve power to take ssseslou and con-trof any telegraph, telephone, marine cubic or radio systems, and 4Mrate the same subject to those conditions of law, no far as applicable, which are In force an to steam railroad while under federal control." Postmaster General Iturleson, In a letter wbieh the president approved stilting the reasons "truly," advised 'bulrmao Kim that the tower and to act. a promised in tbe d miiw Imperative to The postpublic Interests, master general added : "At this moment the paralysis of a large wrt of the system of electrical In threatened with possible cotisequettceJi prejudicial to our military preparations and other public activities that might prove serious r disastrous. We are reminded that there la not a nation engaged In the w nr that entrusts Ita military or other to unof Octal agencies. I deem It, therefore, my duty not jusercly to approve, but to urge, the putfsuge of tbe resolution. In order that iliet president may act. If necessary to jifvcuurd the Interests of tbe country dmf g the prosecution of the. war." dmiou rm SOLDIERS in ms ARE Ravaging SLAUGHTERED Pillaging of Belgium WHEN, THEY THROW DOWN THEIR ARMS WiiNlilnctdii. cold-bloode- d 8ynopsls. The author of these confessions, an olllcer In the pioneers' corps of the German army, a brunch of the service corresponding to the engineers' corps of the Uulted States army. Is sent Into Belgium with the first German forces Invading that country. Ignorant of their destination or of the reasons for their actions, the German soldiers cross the border and attack the Kclglun soldiers defending their frontier. Civilians men. women and children are driven from their burning homes as tbe Zeppelins and giant guns of the Germans razed the strongest fortifications. The Germans sweep on across Iiclglum, slaying and burning under orders of their otllers to show uo mercy. Some Germun soldiers who tried to aid helpless refugees were rebuked by their oltices, one of whom declared that such a The Germau pioneers throw pontoon thing as pity was Insanity, bridges across the Mouse In the face of a murderous tire from the French. dl-re- ei corre-HmIcn- ce Uepre-.euiallv- ol dls--.eti- reao-Jtitio- n. safe-Ktiur- " .ALL THEY WANT IS THE EARTH. Could Expect Should German Win. Tarts. Jreat r.rttain must turn over Its war fleet to Cermany, return lo Spain and restore F.gypt and the Sinn canal to Turkey. Creat Units In. France and tbe United States nust pay tiermnny an indemnity of at What All. least H.VKt'VtfW.non, and IMt-iii- French territory must be surrendered. These are anionic the conditions Included In the Herman fH'e proirntiii published In the Nachriehten of tioer-li- t. Prussia, by Count U'Hin. a tnctn-1e- r the Prussian house of lords, ac ording to a lis van dispatch from . wllr.crland. Hu-de- Armed Prisoners Aid Bolshcvlkl. That the Itolshcvtkl In Liberia could be overthrown easily but for Ibe supfTt of armed prisoner by them Is the contention of tbe llarbln correspondent of the Ially tn a dispatch date.) June 23 Mail, lie snvs of 20.oi i prisoners fighting oti ibe side of the ISohevk In are Magyar, who are the chief source of tlolsherlkl strength, Ix.tidon re-len- trnns-Itatkali- a, 4) Wfk or Fight Rule In Effect. Washington. With 4VW) local board acting as Judges the government's work went Into effect regulation 'fa ftght J"r.y I. Hltice the announcement of the regulations, reorl show many recta rants have compiled. The resnlt hum Iwti a material Increase in the supply jf lalsir. Dutch Furnish Huns Food. ashlngton. I ifTlclal announcement f mm The Hague that Tbe Netherlands lias arreed to evport potatoes to the belligerent nations, brought the disclosure Tuday that the United Stales baa Information of Holland's Intention to eport W.ntl totia of sitatoes to iernisny. W Ten New Dry Dock. Washington. Ten new drydorka ar to he built with the i.fn,oiai whlfh at Ibe repirt of the shipping Nird lias been added by the senafe appropriations committee to the pending iindry civil appropriation bill. Estenaion on Freight Rates.' Wntiiii;,nn. The Interstate rriifnn;l'n Hi gfsn1 Crr-mr- rail-r-d- re s an additi'msl ftdrty drs Irt shiitl to Tie s tio.n!rs r.f lnTcs"l freight rntrs ordered by Director Gn-er- "l Mf Ad'K. enacted under tbe commaud of the ofllcers, who kept shouting, "No quarter, slaughter everybody." Such were the orders of our distinguished ofllcers. We pioneers also had to take murder of un part In this armed men, who had thrown down their anus when they realized the futility of further resistance. Our officers took care thts time, as In many earlier and later Instances, that there should cot be many prisoners taken. Tbe pioneer has a sldeann which, according to the law of nations, must not be used because the back of this sldearm consists of a sharp steel saw. In peace times the pioneers are not drilled with the bayonet because this sldearm should be used only for the special duties which the pioneers perforin but the law of nations la not the law of Prussian mili tarism. We were obliged to use the saw from the beginning of the war. It was tn opposition to all tbe laws of humanity, When an enemy had this saw In his breast and the victim bad long aince stopped every effort of resistance and an effort was made to try and remove the deadly steel from the wound an In stant and horrible death resulted. Oftentimes this horrible weapon became embedded In the breast of a victim so firmly that the attacker, who had to have back his sldearm again would be obliged to place bis foot upon the breast of hla victim and use all bis force to recover the murderous Instru ment. The dead and wounded In horrible condltiou lay all around us. Tbe moans of the wounded men would have softened a stone but not the heart of a Irusslan soldier. Not ail the soldiers approved this senseless, wanton murder. Some of those officers who had ordered us to kill the French were themselves killed by mistake In the darknea of the night by their own men. Such mistakes are still being repeated almost daily and I could cite many names and places to bear out thla testimony. On this particular night a captain and a first lieutenant met their fate. A second-yeaInfantryman stabbed ths captain In the abdomen and the first lieutenant received a stab In the back. Ilotu died lo a few minutes. Neither of tbelr slayers felt any remorse) and none of us felt Inclined to reproach them. We all knew that two murder ers had received their Just deserts. Another Instance requires me to run somewhat ahead of the sequence of events. As I talked to a comrade of my company the next day I asked him for a pocketknlfe and In reaching Into bis pocket he pulled out three cartridges. I was surprised that be should carry cartridges in his trouse r's pocket and asked him If he bad no room In his belt "I have," he said, "but these three have a special mission. There are names of the Intended victim on these bullets." Some time lster sfter we bad be CHAPTER IV Continued. The dead bodies were selied by two at the bead and the other at the feet, and thrown Into the ditch. Corpses were handled exactly as was a board to be used In building a bridge. Legs and arms were tossed likewise into the ditch. Dead horses and damaged batteries had to be removed. We were not strong enough to remove dead horses. We managed to capture a horse which was running wild and hitched him to the carcasses. Corpses bsngtng In the trees were left there. No one cared anything about them. Canteens and knapsacks of the dead were searched for food and drink and whatever we found was eaten with tbe greatest relish. French soldiers who had died of sunstroke covered the road. Others crawled to right and asft of the road and waited there for relief or death. We did not dare to help them. The order was to advance and we bad to march on and on. The captain told us we had to pursue the fleeing enemy with all our strength and much discontent was manifest on receipt of this order. After being on our feet day and night, slaying like barbarians, taking no time to eat or rest, we continued to receive commands to maintain the pursuit with all baste. Tbe captain understood how we felt and tried to pacify us by friendly conversation. men, one CHAPTER V. Not far from Bommepy, the French rear guard stopped again. Four batteries of our artillery were brought Into position and our company, along with machine guns, were ordered to protect the artillery. Tbe artillery officers did not think this sufficient protection because the airplanes bad discovered the presence of strong French cavalry detachments and a cavalry attack was suspected. However, a stronger guard could not be provided and there was nothing to be done but take our position and make tbe best of tbe situation. We dug ourselves la to the right and left of the batteries. In a field of small pine trees. The machine guns were set up and supplied with ammunition. We were then given Instructions as to what to do In the event of a cavalry attack. As old major nf Infantry, with white hair, took command. Our unit was placed with the Infantry, but our "brave" officers disappeared suddenly. To them the defense of the fatherland was the business of a private. Place we had been assigned to assist Infantry, our ner-fluon- s officers considered themselves and took French leave. Our Instructions w ere as follow a : In the event of a cavalry attack, everything must be quiet. The gun must be pointed but bidden. Tbe machine gun must not he fired until the major In command gives the order. Then there must be a lively, quick Are. Our balterlea fired violently at a biplane flying high over them whlrb gave signals with stsr shells which were read only by tbe observer. This state of affairs affects only officers who. when their "pioneer units are attached to Infantry or chasseur divisions, scarcely ever take part In a battle. This wss the ess with our officer during my whole war reef. They remained far away from tbe gunfire In comfortable security. This Is also tbe esse with tnsny Infantry captains and almost all higher officers. Majors, colonels, etc., nevef take part In a storming attack, I was told, and several times I observed this myself. Rut the ei peeled attack did not come, the enemy's Infantry was not to tie seen. W e prepared to rwnme uf march and were all ready to move when the order came to bivouac. The ti spot where we were to rest was aa usual fixed by the staff so that they knew where to find us at any time. Hardly had we reached the place when our field kitchen, which we supposed hud been lost, appeared as If It bad come out of the ground. Those In charge of the field kitchen had received no knowledge of our losses of the last few days and had cooked for the old number. They were greatly surprised on seeing Instead of a brave company of strong "pioneers, a lot of ragged, exhausted, crushed human shadowa. We were given soup, bread, meat, apples and every one received m cigarette, which, was more welcome to most of us than food and drink. Tbe next morning we slept until six o'clock and even though we were lying on the bare ground It was very hard to wake us. Breakfast wss excellent. It consisted of mutton which bad been requisitioned, vegetables, bresd, coffee. goblet of wine, and ham. Our captain told us to eat all we could aa we had a hard day's march before us. We resumed our march at seven o'clock. Everybody was In high spirits and In the course of our conversations It became apparent that we had lost track of the time entirely. Nobody knew whether It wss Monday or Wednesday or whether It was the fifth or tenth of the month. This condition became more and more general. Soldiers never know the day of the week ; one Is Just like another, Saturday, Sunday or Thursday. We stopped to rest at noon on a large farm but were obliged to wait In the rain for the field kitchens. Mean while we helped ourselves. We shot one of the cows grazing In the meadow, cut open the bide without bothering to drain tbe blood from the carcass. Then everybody cut off a piece of meat, atlll warm, which was fried In a pot cover or eaten raw with a little salt by great many of the soldier. This kill ing of cattle was repested slmost dally by the soldiers acting without orders from their superiors. Aa a consequence they all got stomach trouble from eating meat which was too fresh without bread or vegetable. In spite of this the practice was continued. If a soldier became hungry during a pause in the marching and found a pig, cow or lamb, he shot It, cut out a piece for bis own use. snd let the rest spoit Under a burning midday sun we marched on amid clouds of dnt, along a road used by munition column and other units, which never gave the dut an opiMirtunlty to sttle. to all the fields which we pacd. fugitive bnd set tip their camp, where they lived like Ixxir homeless gypsies. Many came up to us and legged for scraps of bread. We marched without renting till late In the evening and at about nine o'clock we approached the city ball In and around Sorn- of Hommepy. tnepy a battle bad started. We were ordered to take a part of the north west section of the city. It was already dark snd once more we halted. Tbe fields all around lis sere covered with dead. In tbe middle of the streets were French batteries and munition columns. Horses and drivers bad been killed. After a rest we started again and In double-quic- k step approached a llltle forest, in which dismounted cavalry and Infantry were engaged with the enemy In a desperate band fight. A a subterfuge we threw ourselves Into the place with blood curdling yell. We succeeded In the darkness In reaching the enemies' rear. Tbe surprise attack was a success and tbe French, startled by our yell and by the attack, threw up their hands snd surrendered. Mercy ws not shown them by tbe Infuriated csvalrymen. Whenever there sppeared to be any letup of tbe slaughter of the dissrmed soldiers by our men new horrors were d across the frills and about a slxteenft It can't ecpe tboe of an lnh from tbe edge thereof nakes a charming fiih, also If fiiitei frills. They are omnipresent. " the tiny Psliity blouses and dainty frots snd pleat, or you might sll owe make the stitching more decorative dainty collar and rnff s nwth f their rbnrm to tbe fluted j With your row of machine stitchint However, nniis y"i nave for strength, ym might work over thai i,iiine. with a est stitdi or a briar stitch la a g'lffcr. or. more lmiortant. the to 1se ore. you w'i!l rsfbef e.!ored Silks. forego the frills tbsn have them com n Golden Brown Tulle. out of tbe fruitless. folden brown tnlle rntt be nsed tir ld"s f'.r ton. Wbsl do J"'H ssy to mining s row lMy on gosn snd bat sod siwayi Keeping the Frill In Frills. No, yoti simply wh of utivliSrie stitching H'-r- or hemstitching v. ttt wnrtt charm. three-millimet- r PERILS OF THE PANTOMIME Chances Once Taken by Clowns, Harlequins and Pantaloons Clockwork Precision Was Necessity. tn spcaklut of bis connection with the Fo American pantomimes, the late F. W. llofcle, once manager of the Old flowery theater, told me that the making of these many mechanical tricks consumed much time. T. W. W." write In the New York Sun. Many skilled workmen were employed, as these device bad to work perfectly and not get stuck when In tie. The duties of the stage manager were arduous Indeed. From the time the stage manager tinkled his little bell for tbe rise of tbe curtain to hi signal to ring down the act drop be wa a busy a man a could be found anywhere In any rapacity on earth. Everything had to be done when tbe order ws given to do It or everything would be Instantly thrown out of trim, with Ihe result of a confusion gone mad. Serious accidents are likely to happen to performers If the greatest csre I not exercised. Tske the work of Harlequin, that merry fellow with Ihe magic sword, who Is alwsy dancing snd gliding about with hi lovely CVilnml.lne. What a hazardous part be play. He I perpetually taking a leap In tbe dark, trusting to sheer lurk S to whether he will do that leap safely nr not. I saw Paul Martlnettl crime up throngh tbe star trep In the nsnal way on one occasion, but Instead nf leaving the trap In It place he took It up with him. The point of the ar were sticking In bl neck and the so ns re framework waa rest Feathers Hang Limp. are the iJmp feather trimming rage. They tumble shout bst crowns snd over brim and above feminine eyes snd noses like weeds run w ild in a garden on a wet Ijf. Hut the effect l tremendously smart; the more of these limp feathers on a bst, the ronre modih Om effect; and In taupe shade they s hi to lie nt'it popular. The rie ps'e tbe sWirts. He bad about tbe three cartridges. only one left. I thought about It a great deal and In my mind went over the noncommissioned officers, who. before war was declared had treated us like animals and whom we bud bated as only human flen; can be bated. Two of these had found tlielr gruve in France, The murder of Frenchmen who had surrendered continued aa long as an enemy wus alive. Then we received orders to determine If the enemies lying on the ground were all dead and unable to fight. If anyone was found simulating death it was ordered that he be killed. Hut tbe soldiers hud lost some of the fever which had seized them (luring the battle and refused to obey this order.- - How they felt about It was Illustrated by tbe remurk of a member of my company : "We hud better look once more and (lee If tbe two officers are really dead and if not they ought to be killed without mercy for a command la a com mand." We now advanced quickly but our part In the battle was over as the en- tire French line had retired to make a fresh stand, two kilometers west of The city waa mostly In Koinmepy. flames. Tbe enemyartillery bombarded the town without Intermission and sheila burst all around. Several hundred prisoners were corralled tn the market place. Several French sheila struck the prisoners but they were obliged to remain where they were. An officer of my company, Lieut. A. It. Neesen. remarked that no harm was done as the prisoners knew at least bow their own ammunition tasted. Civilian dead strew streets of French towns as th Invaders sweep en toward Paris. Ths author describes those scenes as well as the plundering of homes and stores In the next Installment (TO PLEA iJfcl CONTINUED.) FOR "FOOLLESS" Movement to Abolish Stupid April DAY HOW THIS NERVOUS WOMAN GOTWELL Told by Herself. Her Sin cerity Should Convince Others. , Christopher, 111. "For four years I suffered from irregularities, weakness. nervouaness, and was In a run down condition. Two of our best doctors failed to do me any good. I beard so much about what Lydia E. Finkbam'a mi Com- - Snowy Owls In Nebraska. Tbe appearance of snowy owls, a rare occurrence, Is reported lu NebrasThese remarkuble and remarkka, ably beautiful birds come from tbe Arctic regions. Only four previous visitations bave been recorded In tbe ornithological history of the country. Tile snowy owl Is a bird of wonderful plumage, Is about two feet In height, and Is morn likely to be found roosting on a straw stack or a hummock of some sort than In tbe branches of trees. The Argonaut First In connection with the movement for "less" days It Is np to soma patriot who has the highest Interest of the nstlon at heart to launch a campaign for a footless first of April. Individuals, like automobiles, are not foolproof, and Mr. Absent Minded, who from time Immemorial has been a man on the fatal day, would rise up and call congress blessed. Instead of calling the members thereof names, as he now does. If that body would busy Itself with legislation Jokes that abolishing the April-foo- l wreck tempers, ruin dispositions and work havoc generally. On the other hand. Mrs. Absent Minded would probably fight to the last ditch against any curtailment of the privileges of Jeering derisively at her husband when he puts salt In his coffee, cracks an egg which proves to be only a shell, finds the lining of hla overcoat sewed up, picks up some stag money on tbe doorstep and starts to work with a box of soap camouflaged as candy In his pocket to munch after lunch. As a result the sons of dignity will probably have to endure tbe annual disturbance of their mental equilibrium In order to keep peace In the family. d ing on bis shoulders. When he tended on tbe floor he staggered a few steps, then righted himself and ran off the stage. As he continued his part he could not have been Injured greatly. I think he was lucky not to bsve broken bl collar-bone- . Rifling th Vegetable pound bad done for others, I tried it and was cured. I am no loRi- nervous, am regular, and in excellent health. I believe the Compound will cure any female trouble." Mrs, AtiCS II fixer, ChriBtopher, 111. Nervousness is often a symptom of weakness or some functional derangement, which may be overcome by this famous root ana herb remedy, Lydia K. Pinkham'a Vegetable Compound, aa thousands of women bave found by experience. if complications exist write Lydia E. Pinkham Medicine Co.. Lynn, Mass., for suggestions in regard to your ailment. The remit of ita long xperienc ia at your service. Jokes Surely Would Meet With General Approval. much-foole- ; Lemon Juice For Freckles Glrlsl' Make beauty lotion at home for a few cents. Try Itl Squeeze the Juice of two lemons Into a bottle containing three ounces of orchard white, shake well, and you have a quarter pint of the best freckle, sunburn and tan lotion, and complex; Ion whltener, at very, very small coat. Your grocer has the lemons and any" drug store or toilet counter will supply three ounces of orchard white for a few cent. Maasage this sweetly fragrant lotion Into the face, neck, arms and hands and see how freckles, A a tn Kit r n a nan a an J ttJkMSt mil alsii rt 1'irt'H i aativv a "v cunouiu clear, soft and white the skin becomes, Yes! It Is harmless. Adv. I 111 V She Remembered tbe Faca. "Now take this medicine. Bessie, It Is fine for the complexion ; It will make you bave a beautiful face." "Hut, mamma, Kthet took some of It yesterdsy." "Tes, I know she did. dear." "Well, It made her have anything but a beautiful face," Time tell on a man but he doesn't It doesn't tell bl wife. car providing ALL WORN OUT Dwn'f, However, Restore! fir. Ronlston to Cowl Health. Besnlti Hire Listed. Pilgrims. In times of peace devout Moslem arrived In Palestine from all parts of tbe world to perform the ItaJ pilgrimage make their supplication to Allah In the Holy Sanctuaries of Mecca, kis the Kaaba, and take part In other religious ceremonies. On arriving at tbe principal port. Jeddah, they were met post haste by host of purse-cutter- s, guide practiced scoundrel snd other, all keen on lightening th pocket of tbe pilgrim under all manner of pretenses. The Turkish government used to keep all the pilgrims In Mecca for a fortnight at least after the HaJ. so that they might spend all their money there and go back penniless to their countries. Grocer Hsd Nothing to 8ay. Tbe grocer thought one day that ha would like a steak for hi dinner a a change from the bacon, so he sent his little girl across to the butcher for on pound of stesk. On receiving the steak, ho thought he might satisfy his curiosity by weighing It, and In so doing he found It to be four ounce light of weight, He brought It aero to the butcher snd said: "What I the meaning of only giving me twelve ounces of meat Instead f one pound V Tbe butcher calmly repHd K my one pound weight, so bad to use d your packet of tea," lt so stiff and snrs I w bardly get op," sar A. C. R'ulton, prop, blacksmith shop, ?M0 Washington M, llnibury. Mass. "Tbe harp pains through my kidnevs were so bad 1 often thoucht I wouldn't be ble to pet to work. I couldn't ret comfortably sad turned snd tossed from one side to the other, with a dull, dragging backache. There were anffy spot under tny eye and I felt worn cut sll tbe time. Tbe kidney secretions psswd too often an- sua were mncrwis nr. IssJUtsa "Miming I coiill - v 1 c Hoies of Tinan't Kidney Pill cured ne. I caa honestly recommend Drtan't for they have surely done sne a world of good. Mr. Roti1ton gv the above statement in 1913 and in March, IP 17, b said: "My core is stdl U1 mi. I take Donn't occasionally, however, to k"p in good working order. my ktdnev One caa depend upon Doan'l to car kidney tils.'' Ct tWi Star. SO Aa doans CO, FOSTOt-MlLBUIt- BV H. BUFFALO, DAIST FLY KILLER T. r: r-.- snn. one-poun- Sleeveless Costs. Among the material that France offers to America In the building of sleeveless cost I a corded silk and wool poplin. It Used to be worn by us. It wss made Into frock and wraps and turned out in those dolman that were f rimmed with paillettes and efled with fur. Gingham Collars. t'lnld gloeliHm collars are worn on of tbe collar on gowns the new serge and crepe frocks. Sfm with tbe narrowness of are tied about the neck, handkerchief fashion. a ssjsj mm , 4i wrt wJ tea ? 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