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THE GRANTSVILLE RUSSIANS AGAIN DM T TEUTONS Storm German Positions Along a Front of Eighteen Miles In Galicia, Attack Being Inspired By Alllee, - Says Berlin. , London. The soldiers of new Bus-la- . have assumed the aggressive. For the first time since the revolution last March Russian troops have begun an attack on an extensive scale. Along miles a front of eighteen and In the region of Brzezany, Galicia, Russian troops have stormed the German positions. Berlin says the Russians suffered he&vy losses and were compelled to retire before the German fire. The attack was made In the section southeast of Lemberg, where the artillery firing has been heavy reone-Jia- lf cently. The Russians also made night attacks on both sides of Brzezany and near Zjvyzyn, and. Berlin reports assaults between Zlota LI pa and the Narayuvka. The artillery arm. of the Russian forces has been active and from the Berlin report It is learned that an Intense duel has. been in progress from the region. of Brzezany to as far northward as the middle Stok-ho- d In Volhynla, a distance of about 175 miles. Brezezany Is one of the keys to Lemberg, the Galician capltaL Berlin declares that the Russian attacks, which It says were powerful, were brought about through the pressure of the leading entente powers. ' Field Marshal Haig continues to tighten his grip on Lens. On the north bank (ft the River Souchez British troops have captured German positions on a front of half a mile southwest and west of Lens. The British army during Junea captured 8680 German prisoners, Including 175 officers, and n guns, Including two heavy guns, as well as much other war material. The French and Germans continue to battle at various points on the front from Cerny to the Verdun region. East of Cerny the French have repulsed German attacks ana in the region of Prunay, east of Rheims,t man surprise attack was throws back with heavy losses. On the left' bank of the Meuse the fighting has brought no change in position. . . sixty-seve- DENIED PREMIER RAILROADS LOSE FIGHT FOR HIGHER TARIFFS THROUGH. OUT THE UNITED STATES. Commerce Commission the Washington. DISRAELI MADE GREAT COUP On June 29 the Inter- plea of the railroads of the United States for a horizontal Increase of 15 per cent increase In freight rates. In its decision the commission Indicated Its willingness to Increase class rates in the eastern district approximately 14 per cent Since about of the freight ' handled Is moved under class rates, the decision virtually allows the eastern lines about (OspyrighL) 4 per cent lnbrease In gross freight revenue. Increases sought In rates on coal, coke and iron ore will be granted. The commission found, as a result of extended hearings, that the carriers generally show a substantial and Increasing financial prosperity and that E they have ample resources with which to conduct transportation. 1 Little sympathy was given the arguments of the roads that they were vic- OPERATORS PROMISE SECRETARY DEFEAT IN THEIR ONSLAUGHTS tims of war juices, the commission MEN OF THE CRACK PRUSSIAN WILSON TO TREAT GOVERNGUARD AND GRENADIERS. holding that the carriers have profited MENT AND PUBLIC BETTER. by the mobilization of troops. The commission suspended the proWire Entanglements Could Not Stop posed tariffs until October 28, but It in- Immediate Cut Ranging From One to Fighting Canadians Who Have Five Dollars on Bituminous Proddicated th&t no rehearing of Die case Extended Line to Wjthln One Conferencat uct Agreed Upon will be of value at this tlnjj and Mile of Center of Lens. e-Held at CapltaL tariff!. of the cancellation one-fourt- h - sug-gset-ed EXPLOSION IN COLORADO. Four Men Killed and Ten Others jured When. Plant is Wrecked. Trinidad, Colo. Four men, Including Superintendent J. B. Jeandeil, were killed and ten injured as the result of an explosion which wrecked two buildings of the E. L Du Pont De Nemours Powder company at Augusta, In this county, late Friday. William Wilson, one of those Injured, probably will die. The cause of the explosion has not been determined. Officials at the plant declined to make any statement concerning thy The Wash shattered windows half a mile away. The plant comprises six buildings, all widely scattered. -- In- PRESS IS GAGGED. London. The Canadians have tLken the Washington. Reductions in another hack at the German lines promines price of bituminous coal at all east of the Mississippi river, ranging tecting Lens, and have been Rewarded from $1 to $5 a ton to the public, with with a further encroachment upon a further cut of 50 cents for the government, were agreed upon Thursday at conferences between the operators and government officials. The new prices become effective at once. Four hundred operators who gathered here at a call from Secretary Lane and pledged themselves to furnish their product at a reasonable price were represented in. the final conference by field. Earlier In commltjoVrom each hfeO- agreed to place the price fixing In the hands of the government, through the defense council's coal production committee. Secretary Lane End Commissioner Fort of the federal trade commission, thus avoiding the possibility of violating the laws. Director Smith of the geological survey estimated thkt the reduced prices would mean that the operators would get $180,000,000 less annually for their output and that the saving to the government and the public would be even greater. Only the districts west of Illinois Iowa, Wyoming, Colorado, Oklahoma, and the .southwest which were not represented, remain yet to be accounted for, and there Is no dbubt in the minds of officials that these districts will agree to the price reduction. anti-tru- . Purchase of Suez Canal by England Great Stroke From Beth Political and Financial Standpoints. v . state commerce commission denied the TEUTONIC OPTIMISTIC Denies Proposed Horizontal Increase Asked for by Railroads, But Some' Advances AreXonceded. Believed Something Drastic Has HapDeclares Germans Being Taught Virpened or is About to Happen in tue of Humility With Fierce Lash Germany. Dundee. "We have driven ' the London. Special dispatches .from great army of Germany underground, Rotterdam say it is inferred there, in said Premier Lloyd George in a speech view of the gagging of the German here June 30. "When a great army Is press, that something drastic has hapdriven to these tactics, It is the begin- pened or Is about to happen In Gerning of the end ; it means that we are many. They quote the Frankfurter pounding a sense of inferiority Into ev- Zeltung complaining that It was comery pore of the German military mind. pelled to Issue its political section unIt is good for the war, is even bet- til further notice without an Indepenter for after the war. As long as dent expression of opinion and say the the Prussians have an Idea of superior- censorship now far exceeds anything ity In their minds, Europe will not be previous. The press Is declared to be a decent place for people to live In completely muzzled. CHECK8 BONE DRY MOVE. peace. It will be easier after this." Prohibition The Prussian, said Mr. Lloyd Leaders Requested by Trying to Settle Arizona Strike. Aril. Governor Thomas a sense President to Drop Fight Against but has Phoenix, George, many virtues, Boer and Wine. of humility has never been among Campbell, at the request of Sheriff them. The premier added that the Harry Wheeler of Cochise county and Washington. Intervention of Presi. Prussian is now being taught the vlr-- . the copper mine owners of the Warren dent Wilson on Friday checked the tue of humility with a fierce and re- district, has requested the United bone dry" national prohibition move--, States department of labor to appoint ment In congress. Confinement of pro- lentless lash. a conciliator to secure an agreement hlbltlon legislation to distilled beverCongressmen Play Ball. between the mine owners and the ages without interference with manuWashington. In the presence of striking copper miners at Blsbee. facture of beer and wines, it Is generPresident Wilson, members of the ally agreed, will mult COMMANDER LITTLEFIELD. cabinet and other ,hlgh officials, the Prohibition leaders were asked by house of representatives Democratic the president to drop their fight baseball team on Saturday defeated against the manufacture of beer, wines the Republican team, 22 to il, in a and other light Intoxicants. With a benefit baseball game for the Red formal response .from the "dries deCross. Th egame netted the Red ferred, senate leaders of all factions Cross $3,000, quickly reached an understanding to limit absolute prohibition' ator distilled ' Strike Broken by Threat spirits. The German authoriCopenhagen. ties broke the recent strike at the Private Bank Closes Doors. shipyards in Stettin by the same Chicago. Doors of the old private means they used to crush the April banking firm of Graham A Sons, which strike. They threatened to muster the has beavy deposits, were closed Friday ' strikers as soldiers and subject them afternoon. A police guard was re' out to mutineers meted to punishment quested. Deposits of the bank, which ' as a private Institution did not make , unless they resumed work. public reports, were generally estimat. Germany Seeking More Capital ed at from $3,000,000 to 5,000,000. r Berlin. The relchstag this week will Carter Confesses Kidnaping Plot be called on to approve a measure ' Springfield, Mo. Dick Carter, arsupplementing the budget for the cur-- t rested at,Hutchinson, Kan., last week rent fiscal year authorizing the chanon a charge of murder in connection cellor to mobilize a new war credit of with the kidnaping and, death of Baby : fifteen billion marks, bringing the war to the Keet, has confessed Implication for Lloyd appropriations In the alleged plot to kidnap C. marks. Clement, a wealthy Springfield Jeweler. German Socialists Nettled. st - their objective. . e front south Striking on a of Lens they stormed and captured German first line ' positions before Avion and also the village of Leau-vettThey defeated In their onslaughts men of the crack Prussian guard and the Fifth Grenadier guards, whose machine gun and rifle fire, though the attacking force had to cut through wire entanglements, could not stay them. When the battle ended and the Canadians began their work at consolidating newly won positions, their line had been extended to within one mile of tlie center of Lens, the fall of which under such tenacious assaults as have been recently made seemingly cannot e long delayed. two-mll- e. - ' Food Exports Increase. Washington. American foodstuffs exports in May reached a value of $104,000,000,' a considerable Increase over previous months, as shown In department of commerce statistics. Shipments were greater by $5,000,000 than e In April and $20,000,000 in March. eleven months ending with May, the country shipped abroad $833,000,-00- 0 worth, of food, as against $744,000,-00in the same period the year before. Dur-lng'th- 0 Board to Fix Coal Prices; Washington. A proposal that coal prices, during the war be fixed by a joint governmental commission . composed of the secretary of the interior, the defense councils' coal production committee and, the federal trade committee was approved June 27 by a special committee of coal operators representing the trade in all sections of the country. As we move away from the day In which they labored, Disraeli looms larger as a British statesman and' smaller. Once these legislative gladiators appeared Just the Gladstone re-ver- se, ( Gladstone never did anything for of such transcendent t Importance as Disraeli'S flnnnrtiil coup control of the Suez' canal from hls--empl-re the khedlve of Egypt Girard observes In the Philadelphia Ledger. That ended finally the French hopes-oempire In the East Besides delivering a mighty political stroke for his country, which re-- ' minds one of Jeffersons purchase of Louisiana, Disraeli made a financial In-vestment that was worthy pf- - Rothscf hild.- The Sues canal stock which 176,000 shares out of a total qf 400,009 are now worth Just seven, times what England paid for them. Their par value Is $100, and a dividend of 18 per cent has Just been deover 80 per cent clared, and It before the war cut down canal traffic. The Panama canal will In time become a Standard Oil type of Inves-tment for Uncle Sam. ' ht Opening the Eggs. , He was a great pedestrian, but one day his physical energy seemed to give oqt Weary and worn and sad, he wa. beginning to despair of finding rest and refreshment when a small way-sihouse jeame Into view. The good.-lad- y of the house executed her commission to supply her visitor with eggs,, toast and tea. "May I open the eggs for you?" she-aske- smilingly. The young man nodded assent, but although the shell looked well enough, appearances are oYten deceptive, and. that egg would not have done credit: to any . hen. He drew back his chair with a sigh. "Hasnt it been boiled long enough. sir? queried the lady. Yes, he replied, wearily; .but It war not boiled soon enough. Gentle Sarcasm. "Do you regard the price of coal - So SuddanI How long ago was It you saw that father of mine? She He Hours. She OursT Oh, Harry, when shall we announce It? Judge. 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N'i Four British Boats Sunk. The torpedoing and sinking of four large British cargo carrying steamers was announced In advices to Commander Claude C. Blech le comlocal Insurance offices Friday. Two of mander of the United States battleship U. L. W. Commander Littlefield, 1 N, has been on duty at the Naval War the Ships werfc loaded with foodstuffs Arizona, one of the newest of ew and grain. navy's groat flghtjlng vessels. college at Newport, R. I. Boston. f Postum is economical to both health and puree. "Tfaferes a Reason ' .