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x-- THE FIR E OF GRANTVI-L- f NEWS-- GRANTSVILLE, UTAH. DRIFT NOTICE GIVEN THAT' UNITED STATE8. HAS TAKEN CONTROL OF BASIC COMMODITIES. OF COMMONS.'APPROVES BILL FOR COMPULSORY MILITARY 6ERVICE. CROWN HOUSE French Take the Offenelve and Carry 'Three Strong Salients Russians Repulse German Attack at Godov and Koniuchy. Premier Borden 8ecuree Big Majority for Draft, Plan to Submit Proposal to Referendum of the 'People Being Defeated. F'RINCE'S DESPERATE EFFORT TO REGAIN LOST GROUND REPULSED. E Ottawa, Out The Canadian house North of the Alsne the French again have checked the Ger- of commons on July C adopted the resoman crown prince In an effort to lution offered by Premier Borden, passing to second reading the bill for comregain the line of the pulsory military service. ' Exciting scenes marked the taking Attacking on four sectors 'long a front seven and a half miles from of the vote, which stood 118 for cone north of the Laffaux mill to the scription and against The vote gave the government about Froldmont Farm, the Germans were met by determined resistance on the twenty more votes than it usually polls part of the French and, sustaining pn Important questions. This was the heavy losses, were repulsed complete- result of a considerable number of g liberals breaking ly .except oh the eastern end of the line between Bovettes and - Frold-mo- away from the leadership of Sir WilFarm. Here on a front of near-- - fred Laurier and Joining Premier Borly two miles the fighting was des- den in support of conscription. Before the bill was sanctioned Sir perate and the French after several hours were able to regain some lost Wilfred Lauriers proposal that the elements. Later in the day in local opinion of the people on conscription engagements the French recaptured should be tested by a referendum was defeated by a majority of forty-ninmore of the lost trenches. The. attendance of. members of the Three 8alients Captured. East of Cerny, on the eastern end house was the largest that had been of the Alsne front, General Petains seen in parliament for many years. men in attack were able to enlarge The galleries were filled with spectathe ground captured on July 1 near tors throughout the night and until the Allies. On the left bank of the proceedings closed at sunrise. A maof Verdun, the jority of the siiectators were soldiers Meuse, northeast French took the offensive and car-- returned from Europe and women. German rled three strong salients Captain Blamed for Accident. efforts to dislodge the French were A coroners jury invesMilwaukee. fruitless. The artillery and infantry fighting tigating the cause of the accident In eastern Galicia is spreading. 'The which resulted in the death of sixteen Russians attacking front now has persons June 80, when the whaleback Columlengthened to thirty miles, and fight- - excursion steamer Christopher standa water tank collided with bus the arouna in is Halles, progress lng rivkey to Lemberg, capital of Galicia. ing on the dock of the Milwaukee er, hus returned a verdict holding that Germans Repulsed. German efforts to dislodge the Captain Charles Moody, in 'command Russians from positions gained at of the vessel, and Captain F. C. Maxon Godov and Koniuchy a week ago have of the tug Kulglit Templar did not exbeen repulsed by General Brusslllffs ercise proper precaution. men. Attacks some miles to the Closer Watch Instituted. north and around Brozesany also Washington. Although officials hepe failed. At Stanlslau, south of Halles, stock In the more sensationlittle take and near lluto, south of Stanlslau, the Russians have made attacks, but, al spy rumors that have followed thet attack on the- American exaccording to Berlin, they resulted in submarine peditionary force, it is not unlikely no gain of ground. the agitation may result in more that On the British front in France there have been several small raids, stringent espionage regulations, espebut no Infantry engagements of im- cially with regard to outgoing mails portance. In the air, however, there and cables. has been great activity. British airSocialists Get in Bad. men brOke up German ulrpiane .squadPhiladelphia. Thirteen young men rons and carried out. successful raids women Socialists arrested for disand and against German alrdomes, depots alleged treasonable literature troops. Sixteen German machines tributing held were undef bull- - ranging from of were driven down, ten out control, to for triuL Two of the $10,000 and eight British machines are re- $3,000 women were charged with inciting six ported missing. to riot. Government' Policy Wil Be, Firot to Give Consideration to American Needs and, Next, to Meet Requirements of Allies. Government .control Washington. of American exports, authorized in a waa provision of the espionage act, 15 by July Into operation ordered put President Wilson, with the Issuance of a proclamation, on July 8, requiring the licensing of shipments to all countries of the most important export commodities. In a statement accompanying the Londgn, Chemin-dea-Dame- s. fifty-fiv- English-speakin- nt Mrajn WILL ATTEMPT TO STAMP Oil SPIES e. . . . -- ' ! ' ' ( - - - SENATE PUT8 BAN ON BOOZE. Suffragists Choose Jail Terms. Eleven of the thirteen suffragists arrested at their Fourth of Washington. The senate went on July demonstration in front of the record on July 7 in favor of bone White house were tried July 8 .and fine or dry" national prohibition during the' given the alternative of a $25 to chose in Jail. three disdays They other as so and far war, whisky serve the three days. tilled beverages are concerned. Liquor legislation was written into the food control bill in one of the Former Nevada Chief Justice Dies. Oakland, CaL James Sweeney, onesenate's bitterest contests, which ' ' would strike at consumption of dis- time uttorney general and chief justice tilled intoxireuts by commandeering for the state of Nevada, died here July stocks in bond in addition to pro- 6, after six months of illness. hibiting their manufacture or ImporBRIG. GEN. J. E. KUHN tation. The leer and wine industries would lie left undisturbed. . While the final prohibition legislation will lie evolved in conference before the two' houses, it is generally rgarded ns possible that the house will accept tiie senate's change after a fight in behalf of the original sec. Goes on Record as Favoring Prohibition During the War. Washington. PROMINENT MEXICANS PREDICT U. 8.' SECRET SERVICE AGENTS WITH ARE TO DECLARATION OF WAR WITHEUROPEAN OFFICIALS. IN THIRTY. DAYS. I 7X Cite Emphatic Reply of General Gon-aale- e Thousands of Plotters and 8piea Believed to be Working in United to German Consul at Chi' States .in Endeavor to Aid the Demanded huahua Who Gorman Cause. Release of Subjects. y El Paso, Tex. Since the' campaign in Mexico waa first started by El Universal" in Mexico City the sentiment, favoring the allies has reached northern Mexico, and during the last thirty days a movement favoring an open break with Germany and the alignment of Mexico on. the aide of the entente allies has developed. This has b$en in spite .of the sentiment published daily in Chihuahua City and In papers believed to lie subsidized by the Gerfmans in thenorth. A reflection of this sentiment was seen recently in the statement by General Francisco Gonzales, acting commander in. chief of the northeastern military zone, with headquarters at Chihuahua. He was overcharged by the German firm of Ketelsen .A Dege-ta-u for some padlocks. The manager wag arrested and placed in the penitentiary. The German consnl made a demand for his release la the name of tho imperial German government and the kaiser, according to a Mexican official who waa present at the time. . Tell the German consul he, the Imperial government and the kaiser may all go to hell 1" General Gonzales answered. Prominent Mexicans, men In close toach with the cniiitnl, predict Mexico will declare war on Germnny within thirty dnys. According to these men, nil German money In the Mexico- City, Torreon, Chihuahua City' and other banks will be seized as soon as war is declared, the German boats in Tampico and other ports will be seized, thereby giving Mexico a much needed fleet, and all Gennans either will be Interned or deported at once, their properties being pro-all- well-define- d pro-Germ- - confiscated. The Tampico Washington. More complete and efof United States secret service agents with those of European allies is recognized as the great problem that must be met in stamping out the spy evil. While it was stated Thursday that operatives of the. state, war, navy and justices departments are with good results in running down active alien enemies, it was strongly indicated that much remained to he accomplished in relationships with the services of foreign countries. The machinery of the departments, built up almost entirely for the handling ot domestic problems, was suddenly required to shoulder the immediate burden of coping with thousands of ' plotters arid spies. The recovery of the system from the first shock, officials declare, was excellent Visiting missions have expressed surprise- and admiration at the progress mflde. Many schemes set' on foot by enray plotters have been thwarted, and it Is said that the archives of the department contain records of activities which would, if made knowa, be of startling nature. That the attacks upon American transports were the result of the work of spies Is accepted generally in Washington; without surprise. The sailing of transports, although not mentioned by the newspapers, was known to a large number of persons who witnessed the transfer of troops from mobilization points in the United States to their, departure aboard the ships. ficient m - Bank Cashier Accused. Jda. Ileber C. Sharp, SL. Anthony, fer the past twelve years assistant cashier of 'the Commercial National bank of St Anthony, was placed under arrest Tuesday, charged with embezzling- funds of the bank. oil fields would be made safe for the oil supply of the allied fleets by declaring a zone In which traffic would be restricted, and the mines, smelters and mills reopened at once fo produce munitions metals for the allies. COMMANDER ANDREWS ' The senate' provision would limit consumption to stocks in retailers hands or withdrawn before the law goes into efect Stocks of distilled beverages In bond were estimated ' at between 200,000,000 and 800,-- .. 000,000 gallons, and the annual nor. , mal consumption at 120,000,000 gal--. Ions. To purchuse this enormous quantity of liquor, or what is left of it after withdrawn Is in antipicatlon of the legislation, it is estimated that the government would have to spend to $1,000,000,000. $300,000,000 The probable loss in federal revenues ' is placed at from $200,000,000 to J' $400,000,000, although this, ns well as the cost of purchase, would depend H entirely On how much liquor was with--- before the com-- : drawn mnndeering. ; ( from tax-pai- d Disease and Famine Wreck Army. According to reliable ad-- ; vices from Asia Minor, the Turkish army is in the most serious plight of any period of the war on account of the depletion of man power from the ravages of epidemics and from actual starvation as a result of the fuilure of the commisnriat Jhiloniki. - , - ROOSEVELT AND.GOMPERS CLASH t Race Riots Cause of Wordy War Between Colonel and Labor Leader. New York. Denial by Samuel Compere, president of the American Federation of Labor, that trade unions had had any share In the East St. Lonls riots, which was met by a vehement denunciation by Theodore Roosevelt of the murder of helpless negroes, pre- n- May Order Embargo. The Inclusion of foodstuffs In the proclamation lends color to statements that the administration is considering the advisibility of a complete embargo for sixty days on all food shipments to give the country time-tascertain the amount of its supplies and to give allied and neutral countries an opportunity to present a full program of their requirements. The president in Ills statement Raid the government wus trying first to ninellorate present food conditions and conditions that ure expected to arise between now and the next harvest.' Many officials, alurined at the wheat shortage and tne heavy drain the allies and neutrals are making on every kind of American food supplies, are urging an immediate embargo on food shipments. . . Will Watch Shipping. Through control of coni and fuel's the government Intends to take a firm grasp on shipping. An .arrangement under negotiation will give the American and British governments control of pot only all allied tonnage but of neutral vessels as well. Ships now on runs not regurded as necessary to a successful conduct of the , war will be forced Into trades considered more essential and vessels now held in port through fear of submit- rine attack will be required to go Into service. Control of Irop and steel was made necessary by war demands on the Iron and steel Industries. A shortage of steel In this country Is threatened . because of the large amount that is being diverted to munitions manufacturers, the construction of the governments mercantile fleet. Japans heavy purchase of steel plates for merchant shipbuilding made necessary that plates be put nn- - i der control. At the snme time, this action gives the government a weapon with which to force Japanese tonnage into the trades. I'jieciflc regulations governing food exports and slilppine'nts of other commodities named in this list are expected to lie issued by the president in. a few days. Even If a complete en$nrgo Is not placed on food exisirts for n time, It Is known many restrictions will be: made. The' exports council, comprising three cabinet meinbera and the food administration. Is drawing up. a pregram to be mgnultted to the president immediately. , -- trans-Atlant- ic ' Hundreds Killed in Air Raid. London. On July 7 this city was subjected to nn.uir raid on perhaps a larger'scale than any the Germuns had previously attempted. A score or more of airplanes flew over the center of the city, dropping their .liomhs quickly cipitated a tumultuous demonstration at a mass meeting held in Carnegie hall Friday night In honor of the Russian mission In the United States. TEUTONS TO CULTIVATE , . ' tion. proclamation the president declared the governments policy will be first o American to give consideration needs; next, to meet as far us possible the requirements of the allies, and, lastly, to supply the neutral countries wherever practicable. It it made clear .that every effort will bo made-- to see that no supplies reach the central powers. The commodities named In the list put under control are coal, coke, fuel, oils, keroseuse and gasoline, includ- ing bunkers; food grains, flour and meal, fodder and feeds, meats and fats; pig Iron, steel billets, ship plates and structural shapes, scrap iron and and scrap steel; ferro-mngnnese, fertilizers; arms, ammunition and explosives. FARMS. and singling off southward. Their explosives reused some damage in the heart of London and killed n persons and Injured 141. Tiie Gennans lost' four machines. These official figures show tiie casualties to have been not nearly so heavy ns in the big raid of June 13, when 151 persons wer killed and 430 Injured. thirty-seve- Ten Thousand .German Prisoners May Farm Utah Lands. Salt Lake . City. Ten thousand German prisoners of war, who are being held in detention cataps somewhere in Europe, may be brought to Utah and put to work in the cultivation of thousands of acres of land la Uinta Basin, If the plan which has been suggested In Utah and carried to Secretary of A new portrait of Brig. Gen. Joseph War Newton D. Baker by Governor SiAdolphus Andrews, U. 8. N., who Iq president of the Army War mon Bamberger is favorably acted commander of thoAmorlean battleship tKuhn, Washington. upon by official Washington.' Oklahoma. ! Potato Shortage In Germany. London. Ilanihtirg and presumably most of the other German cities wit again have no potatoes in the coming week, nor will any lie avniluhle until the new potatoes begin to come in.