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   Dixon Evening Leader (Newspaper) - August 5, 1918, Dixon, Illinois                                 mj  á i --w«..  VOL. 4. NO. 124  DIXON  LEADEB  DIXON, ILL., MONDAY EVENING, AUG. 5, 1918  PRICE THREE CI  GERMANS MAY MAKE STAND ON VESLE RIVE  "nudwimwE  :^VICÈ PRESIDENT MARSHALL  Plenty of Time to Fix Things up Betweeu Nations After-Wards, He Says—Worry Not About Outcome of the War, But Help Win it—U. S. Played Square With Germany to the Last.  Nearly ten thouaand pooplo Kreo»-ed Vice President and Mrs. TUonuis R. Marshall at the Assenihly Sunday afternoon. The vice lu-esident waB at his best and his disci's.iion of war and war conditionK was liannod lo witl) rai)t altpntion.  Weather conditions early in the day kept many liuiidreds from at-It^nding the Assembly, but on the whole, Sunday wa.s a big dav and the vice i)resldenl of the Unitid Statfs wa.s the central nifraclinn.  The program played by the liix(.n Symphony orchestra added a great deal to the afternoon's progriun. Tl)e music was inspiring and i)atrloui.' and placed the sreat audiencc in condition to receive the address of the vice president.  His audience expected the sj-.nnker to discuss th(i war i)r(>')lems and ho did that to the entire satisfa'tion of all. Hi.^ talk will lonK bo renu-m-bered. It was true to (hr point and the character of a talk t'.i.i! the i)ro-ple in his section of the country anticipated and approved of.  The vice iiresideni was inlr.xlncod after Or. Hoover, presiilent of Carthage college, oWf red the prayer, Dr. Derr, platform manager, presided. Mrs. Marshall wit. also on thi^ platform.  "We might have avoided this ,var if we had made an effort alon.tc thai line," said the speaker, but we .should have begun a'ic\il Tfi or SO years ago."  'The conduct of our peopl'j is pri mariiy, ami the conduct of our ¡lol-iticians is secondary, in preventinp! this war. Our people b'^iieved tiiat tljis cot}n_try could never b^'cmne involved' in the affairs of r;i:rop<\" Bald Mr. Marshall.  At (his point the s)>i^nUer look occasion to air Ills i)rivat" opinions on (he immigration question. !|i> believes that we had too mu'h ••'(■er-nuin-Americans" in (!V;Ty(iiing we (lid. This sliould have i)( :'ii <'!iniln-ated. We should hav" ba 1 it all (Continued on Page 7.)  <iI<:i»IAN l,tKSSIOS ARIC  :t50,(MN> SINTK .IHLY 15  (ny United Press l^eased^AVlre) LONDON, Aug. f)—tJerman losses slnco July ir>, the date when the Crown Prince .began his last drive.were unofficially estimated today from :!00,000 to ¡J.IO.OOO of which 40,000 are prisoners.  Allied losses certainly are much less.  ON TO LAON !  *****************  40/ «PPEI FIRSÍ CASUA S  N  Ï  VE  ANOTIIKR MHT Ol' 2!)í) IS KK.ADV IH)K ANNOUNi'liMKNT LV THK »lORNI.XÍÍ I'AIM'IKS Tl'IOSOAV.  big num¥er coming  .\nieiica Miisl ¡'repare Uself for Heavy i.osse.s As Kesult of I'Vaiico-Aiiicricaii Oli'«'iisivo.  Tanker Is Sunk Off U. S. Coast  (By United Press Lea.sed Wire) WASHINGTON, Aug. .'i. Thirty survivors of tiie tanker O.li. .lenningi! sunk Sunday aboui ido miles ofr the Virginia coast! have reached Norfollt the navy department announced to day.  The captain and tiiirteen men ar. still missing.  A wireless call from (¡- .lenning:! received Sunday told Ibat the sbiii was being ilielied. Tile snrvivoni were pickeil up by naval whicli were .'^ent iminedialeiy. It belonged to the Slandaid Oil company and was b\iiit in 1!)!,').  (United Press Leased Wire) WASHINOTON, Aug. r>.—American casualties for the great Franco-Anierican olTensiv/HL have l>«>gun to pour into the war department.  The n;unes of 4 07 wore made pul)-lic today. In addition 2!)!» will be ready at 1 j). in. for release to morning papi-rs tomorrow. Many more names il was said have reached the war department l)ul tiieir publication is awaiting th(> customary fifteen liours notice to relatives.  With a total of 7iM) announced today or ready for announcement the casualty list show.s tiiai tlie coiMKry must a(cel Krelf for (be greatr.m losses suffered thus far in tlie W!ir.  'I'Ik^ 1Ii;I so far was divided as follows:  Killed in action, 20:i; died of disease. nine; dii'd of uii'iilane accident, one; died aicident other c;ius-es, »i.v; wonnd<'d si'veri'ly forty-eight; wounded degrei ed, 100; mii^sing in aclion, (lire-  TEUÎON  ARTILLERY IS OPENED UP ON FRANCO-AMERIO IN FISMES WHICH FELL TO THE YANKEES SI DAY—AMERICAN OFFICERS BELIEVE FOE Ml RETREAT TO THE AISNE.  Just when (he fiermans thought they could atop in (heir big flight and rest awhile, (hose Yanks and  French hit 'em again at Solssona and started them toward the Alsne. It looks now as if the allied annlea  won't sloii until tiiey cliase the lil!\H back to l.aon and St. Quentln. The lower wiiito line 1« (ho battle liiKi of Aug. 2, when tlie big advance was resumed; the ujiper is today's line.  f  U,  J  ENBOLL SEPT,5 FOR THE DRAF  THIS DATI'', I,S SKT IN TIIK MAN-I'OWIOK 1(1 Mi INTUOUrCKI) l\ ■ ('ONCJUIOSS TODAY.  (By United Press Leased Wire) WASIIINC.TON Aug. r,—September 5 will be r(>gÌKtratlon day for more than lü,000,000 Americans lie-tween the ages^of IS ami 21 and ;i2 iuid Ut if con/fess meets (lie urgent pleas of ProlCst Marshal Cieneral «'rowder. Lekjers a ret getting plans miller way way for speetly passage oi the now niiinpower bill introdnctid today.  Crowder's warnings that registra-(lons should not !)(( fieiayed beyond Sept. ,'■) if tlie calls for October, November and December ar<^ to b(' met out of Class one, caused bousi? and undetermin-I i(>(iders to consider reconven-  Hooker Estate Is Valued At $75,000  In the will of the late Mrs. .Inlia Hooker, recently read to Ihe heirs, a fine farm near Malta was In-queatned to her son, Charles Kd-ward Hooker, and a farm near Woo-sung, two houses in town and all personal proiierty to her daughter, Mrs. William U. McC.innis. The estate is valued at $75,000.  ILLINOIS CASI ALTIKS.  Killed in aclion, K. Lehman, Clii-c.'igo; 10. 10. I'ierson, Cliicago; A. 1'^. .lohnson, Monifiice; II. 10. llilla-braiidt, A:wuniplion; H. An(ler.-ion, McLeanslioro; ,). Duraiid. Spring rii'ld; 11. K. Ilucke, Chicago; A. Miller, Oahlgren; U. .\oeI, I'nris.  Died of wounds, M. A. liair. Chicago; S. r„(kford, Chicago; A. S. .Meyer, Lebanon; ,1. .L Tonishack, Peru.  Wounded severely: p"". ,1. Ilanon, Hl.ick.-loiie; (!. M.i\well, Wood Uiv-er; T. Dobliowski, lOa: I St. Louis; T. (J'.Malley, Chicago.  Woiinded dfgiiM- undetermined: A. Knavy, Chicago; P. Ivey, Ml. Car-niel; W. 1!. Meisel. Ttock Falli; (). Newman, Olney; ,T. S. Novak, Clii-•ago; ,J. Sapire. Chicago.  Training Ship Is Assigned To Lakes  (United Press T/<'ase<l Wire) WASHINGTON, Aug. 5.- The Un-il'^-d Stales shipping board (o(',i> a^ signed a training ship to the Great Lakes. Us port will be ClevelanJ. This Is the thirl<'eulli trainin.; ship to be commissioned by the «-liipiiing hoaril and will be under :h,! direc-tlon of Captain Irving L. E Iwards.  Sterling Man Is  Painfully Hurt  Arthur Stolf of Sterling, If. year.s old, Willie riding his nioionyle y< a-terday collided with a car dri.'en l.y George Hall at Fifleentli .Tvirie, Sterling, and received painful injuries. Both his legs were badly Ir.cev-ated and his machine was .-nia.shi d. He was taken to a hospital.  ing both bouses n(!.\t Monday to begin work on the bill.  Sitnator Chamberlain, chairman of the senate committee aiinounciHl that Ills committe(^ would begin work oi, t'lie bill al once. He add(>d thai in :ill probability tiiat It could reported ou( after a few days deliberal ion.  An (>ITort may be made by tlie «en-ate to re.sunie its regular biiHiness bi'fore y\ngust 21 wli(?n th(' upper brantdi's rec(!ss terminates.  Chairman Dent said that Baker probably would be llie tirsl witness before (he lunise cfimmiitei' when ir lakes III) the bill. General .March, chief of st.il'f. and Provost Marshal GeiU'ral Crowder will follow.  Opposition will develop against, tlie measure particularly in (he sen-ale :is to lowering tlu? age below 21 hut there is a general ftiiding that there will b(> far les« fighi than was helh-'ved.  In The Leader Today  Lieut. Eddie Rickenbacker—  AniL'rican ace tells of the life aii-i the American aviators over thei series of ten interviews.  experiences of e in lirst of a  irticles on the war of harne.^sin'/ the  Doctors F. L. Hamilton ami L. R, Evans leave this evening for Chicago where they will attend the dentists' convention.  Frederick M. Kerby—  lias another of his inltMestin in America in which he te Nia.i;ara to help win the war.  Edmund Vance Cooke's—  I.atest poem, "A Little Day."  Artist J. R. Grove—  Author of the Camp f jrant comedies re-appears  with a new series of over there.  cartoons about the Yankees  Satterfield's Cartoons—  "The American Porcupine," and "The Spirit of Joan Calls."  Lowell Melletl—  United Press StafT" corresptindent tells of the scenes of desolation behind the retreatinji German army.  ARTIST GROVE IS BACK WITH LEADER  l'on reiiiotiiber (hose erackliiK Kood "Comedies of ('aiii|i Uraiit" (u.i-logiiH lOveiiiiifj; l<«'ii(lri* ^avo  yi>ii up inilll| II few tveekN uko'.' KoiiHMiilHir iiuw true <o life and appropriât» th<'y were'.' WHI, Ihuy ar»î to be n'snni«Nl in th« Kvo-niuK l.vuder iiiidei' iinollicr title. TItu flist one will 1)0 round in (IiIm issue.  Artist .1. l!, <>r4>vo, author of the <'juit|i <'oinrdici4 lias .just inmm'Ii-rd I'VRiiei' with Ihft boys and will draw pictures, luiiiuiiHtus and otli-(>r«vi.s(-, of the Yunk.s riglit on tlic Job. Hi; crossed on a steamer tliat. carried some tlioiisands of Aiiieii-can soldiiM's and Iiis first. pietnreN aro of siddier life aslii|ilH)iird. .Se«' th«^ tirst ill today's issue aiKl watcli for (hem every day.  i.MUJH (1KOVVI» ATTICNDKW HIOIINION or-' HOIiUIKItN HAIMJK.S .\T AHHKMÌÌÌjV 1'  TliK ANI» AIIK  service flag given  I't'cseintod to /\s.s4Mnlil.v by tlio War Mot tiers' Association or i^eo Conn ty 'riiis Afternoon  .mi:i,li,'it tiollh OF (iltloat St i:.\i:s OI' i)ikahti:ic i.n kiiak <u{ Kl.lllîl\(; ak.mv.  I!.v I OWMLL MKLLI-ri (l;.v I'niliil I'reHM Lea.'ied  Wir(0  WITH •nii; FItKNCII AK.MII'i.S IN  FIIOLl), Auk. 4.......nlKlK WliereviT  till' (¡I ninii] war heasi is koímk i's a rdiiny I rail in' is leaving hi hiiid.  I stood nil Hill 2)ir> dnmiiiatlnK the platiiiu li'adlnji (owants l'"isiiUM (his afliTiioun. .Tin- lainlscape was one of uiiu: ii;il lovliness liul moving on( on till' platean 1 found a wide path of il' iiiicllon. Villa).;«'» witre 'latterc l ai il burned. I'ii ld:', were filled with sh(dl holes. l'"or<slK werci mani'l'd and nprooted while rouds wen- )viitcd, althou^;h a lahor lialtalion v. i . rapidly Icvi liii).; Iheiii, iisiiiK fri'Kli 'lomes from houses.  Ovi-r all ■ otlor of dead (;iay-clad hodii'.H ol' i lie Trussiaii Knaid w ho hail r< niai.i' il (o fÍKli( rear c.uard ai--tions lay .ill about. In oni' fii-ld Oennan In ;me(8 were thick as daisies.  I'li'S.^i. r lliileu wood was shot to pii'icK. II! ;iii open fi'dd betwei n thi' wood ami lown of (he .H.iiiie name Iherif vva: 'M ry indic;ii ioti of a bit (er hatll", including (.^real number.^ oí uiihiiMi'l ili-ad.  Sols: on ; ; lii)W,s l(!ss recent damage than in:;',hl he ex))« ctcil, al though it li.ars out (he reports of the clia.'. I 111'; that Ihe (Jei iiians made siiru'- disht rr'sistaiicc. Ili-ri-III,I tlici' '.v.-re h.'irricades itn tchi-d acro.si; tie ireet.  Big Cottonwood Obstructs Traffic  A hit' i'.itonwood tr(>e was snapped oir by Ih- heavy wind yesterday mornliif; aimiit seven miles south of Dixon nil •!(> ClilcaBO road, falling acrcs« tin i - ment pavement anil oh-structiiiK ir.iffic for a tinif. A party of ni<n who wer«! moviiiii a thretdiinsr niitfit cut the (op out of (he tree .ni l rendfired the road passable at thi-i point. The tree wa.'3 later removed.  'I'his was siddlefs' day al (he Uocdt Hlver Assemliiy anil mttiKllHK wKh lite veleranw wc-re (he mothers of till l)oys in (he army and navy of (hi priscnt war. Tin re were miMnhi.-ru of (be Woman's iiel'.'f rtor|)S, ill HauKbters of (hi' lli'volullon, and viderans of (he Hpanish-Amerlcan war. Today, beini! also set aside for the idiildreii of (he counly, (heri were hundreds of IK tin folk sklpplnK abou( (he park, having nil Ihe fun their little hearts desired.  On 111«' wliide (his was (he hes( ly of the se.'sioii In point of enli (ainineut and pleasnre. The pro (itam be).;an early and douhUess inan+' hitndriMlH will remain over fot the prot^ram this evening.  At !):;;(l the membei-H of III',' Hti liiu.'; (iratid Army I'ost, arrived on III' );rrninds lead by niartliil niuslo, l''oi'nier tioveriior Itichard i.n' arrivi a in (lie park Boon afternoon ltd was busy Hliaklnj; hands wi( h"' (d I soldiers and lelliiK.; (ali whiili pleased (hem all. The no dii rs lovi' (o tell (he son idorleH re alive to his famous father, Ulchar Vat««, who took a prominent part I the piditicK of Illinois diirinK th days of (he Civil war.  The oriclals .)f ih') SoldltTB' and Sailors' asHociadon of Northwesler lllinoia arrived early In (he forenon :ind III) iitiiil ilii' time fur Ih'^ Kram this afternoon they enjoyotl ■ talkfists" and vIsKod.  CartlinK< I'uopio Picnic;. Carllian«' ('i)lleKe i)eople at Assein biy park <iijoyed (heir iinnual picnic at Lowell park this forenoon, 'I'licy left I hi' dock at 7 o'clock and i-njoyi'd a breakfast at Dixon's fam-on.^ !i„rl;. A <ni;vii";<i,.).| was held Tlier«' weri' several addresse.s dellv-eri'd. Dr. Hoover, president of (hi^ <olle(;e ai ti'd as nyister of corr,'-moiiii-H.  The first «iilertalnlnK features of (oiiiiiht's pruKram is the concert by the Di.Miii Municiiial hand. After the coii<i<rt Hi-Iialor .lames .J. liar-hour rd' Kvan.iion, 111., will address Ihe Assiiiitily, Ills subject beiiiK, "War and Ihe Citizen." Si-nator I'.arboiir arrived In Dixon (his forii-nofin and .'•pent a very pleasant day in Aiisi'iiibly parlj^ Hi; will give a talk this i vr'tiiii);. Il(. Ih a man of ciiiisiilirable aiiilily and he will pli-ase I'veryoni', .  (t;ontInue(l on rmt« 8)  TH[RE IS  (linitfHl IVesH lioitsed Wlr«) 'l'Ini (>orniaiis, it was iiidlciitml by ofl'iciiil and staff c«iTcsi|tondenÌ| patelle» tiKliiy, niiiy niakci NtronK«!- roNtstaiic« alon^ Otc Vvsle tliaii had xptM'tiMÌ. . vi  AKIiouKb tho alUi^ liavo CNtablisbod bridRi^bcad.'« at lì'lNincs, Bai and 'loiirbeiTy aiid hi-i> movInK linvard froiii (bi'> HaiikN nortli ot thaif  tlio ...........Il wai- otricii H'iKirtcMi olsinviior«« tliat Ntrong r«M9lNtanco 1» end  tt^>4l abovo tliu l'iviM'. Al. Ilio Nani» tlniii dÌN|mt<'.li«N Ntat«d botli urti bati o|mmi«h1 tbt» most. violcnt III'« In Ilio pant tw«> day«.  Tbu niost iiiiixii'taiit. f(*H>Ki'a|>blral obiiHitlvo iiow iMìfor« the allio» ^ town of Vallly, cui tb» noHli bank of (ho AlHnc, nliic mlleH onot and of HoImmoiih. It, Im abolii, a màio ca.it of tho Juiictlon of the Vesle and; AlNiie and four inikvt iiortli of the Veslu. It Ih the contor o( a highwayl toin and In on tlio railu-uy whicli followH the Alane from SolffiòÉi Noufobatel.  i'bo (J«>rnian n>tli'emont iiorlb of Moaldidlor on the Pioardjr frow |Hirt.fMl In lasl. uikìii'h Paris i'oinniiniic|uo wiin niiulo on a fk'ont of inon»; chivt'ii iiilIcH bettviMMi Castel and Klesiiil-Ht. OcorKe». It reached a di.i|>tb of aiMMit tuo inlleN. It inviiidMl moNt ot' tlic American sector, aàf  nll-Ht. Uc'orKiw In a mile and a half \vc«it of Monldlilier and two nillei|,f)|p east of CaiiIJKiiy. i rf  0. s. Storm Will . Enter War Work  0. H. Storm, of Sholbyvllle. for-mer (.dltor of the Kvenlnn; Leader, te vlslllnB wlth 1.ilxt>n frlcndH n few days hefore leuvIitK for Ohicafio. l'Voni Oliicnito he will ko lo f^ako (ieneva (o enlor (he V. M. (;. A. IralnlnK school for mM'.returleB for servine In (he nutlonal ariny work for the war. Mr. 8(orn> has entored he recreatlonal de|iail ment work. Ili» many frlenils antlclpiite hls stic-cesK In (he line of work he lian chosen.  5IAi(.\'l<'. DI.SAHTI'IH HAS UKOIKill'l IIIKCOtlltAtaiMllNT TO <ir,ll-,MAi\ I>l':t>l>Ll<: AT IIOMK.  ilJnltod l'resa lAsamìd Wiro) KOTTIOItDAM, Auk. 5. Hlatc-meiilH ls.mied (o corri'spondetUs bv l/ud(-ndorff and IlIndenhurK lo holster up (he spirKs of the Oerman people Indicale ihat the (ìerman.s are heKlnnltiK to feel restive under (he effect.4 of the defeat at (hi Marne.  The l'^endeiibiad reporta thai rlo(H have oiciirrcd in (he market places with which tho pulico were unable to copi".  Humors of a final blow In .Sep-t(?mljer are ciirrilit.  i>i';i i':.\i' Í'VI'HÍOK I NRIOST.  (By United Press Leased Wire) HKU.NK. Ami;. Ti. "The Marne defeat has produced uimpeakuhle sceiien uf di:;palr in lierliti," tlif Tanehlalt deilans. "Such o«t-hri'aks of iiitir discouragenii'iit and downhearti'diH'ss never before wen wit nessed."  Other newspapers deploring (hi' wild rumors that the Itaiser and llliidenburfì have heen assanslnuted :ind tlial von I liridenbur»^ was killed in a dni-1 with the Cro\<n I'riiice, are port ray iiiK iiervousnifis.  THE WKATHEK  Generally fair and warm tonight and Tuesday.  i/AiiGij «GERMAN V'oi  By LOWIÜLL MELLETTl WITH TI!R! FRENCH AR? Au«. 5—2:30 p. m,—Oerman;^ lince Ifl «tlffcning alt along the '.  French pntrolB which Crosse^ tiovoral points wlt^l machine and gronados roport, there ar cations liiat tho enemy has forcrt) on the rivor.  Tho aornuiiia are employing^ lory freely to haraes thfi (roopH. Matzon, five mileB RholinB WHB holly dlRpiited bv dermniiH wem ptinhed hack and French sent three email foroes tho rlvei*.  Violent fighting occurred atS (er farm und station, near RI hM( thi! Oernmns were unable tà^ turo them.  Nordi of tho VPHle, Lagrange.i has Itcen mined and blown up Ocrnianii.  • French artillery heavily .sh«t largo concentration of bocheif lit the region of St. Thierry, .1 mllfs northwest of Rhelme.  Russian Peace  Party In Berlin  (United Preas Leased Wire) A.M.STKHDAM, Aug. f,- Uusslan and Kiiinish peace liidegate'i have arrived in lii rlin, and opiMied discussions, aciorditu; to advices received today.  MAKlNi; LIST.  iHnited Press Leased Wlrol WASIIINtiTON. Aub. r..--Marine casiialliis ti<d;iy totalled ten, divided as follows:  Killed in ai'tion, nine; died of wounds, one.  AKItlVKS I.S rUANCK.  Miss I.oiiise Apideford has recr-iv-ed word (hat her brother, Carl W. Appleford, Krandson of Mrs. Emma P. Howell of this city has airived safely in France. Mr. Appleford formerly attended the Univeralty of California.  MUHT IlETIRB TO AISI  By FRED S. PBRQUSOl (United Press Leased Wlr WITH THE AMERICAf KllANOH, Aug. r.—German ar has opened tip on the Amisricai and roads room vigorouHly tt th(> past two days and there chino gun ai Livlty in the regioi li'lsnies—now In tho hands Americans- Indicating that th»! omy may podslhly plan temporaii; sistance there. "  American patrols are acrosji';' Voslo. After the Americans Flsmea other U. S. troops northwestward in the Mat^ul Dole region.  They marched forward thrdui downpour of rain Saturday Hunday and spent most ot the>1 feeling out tho boche position;! effort to cBtahllBh contact. 'ssS  La(e in the afternoon Qonna tlllery began violently bombav (ho Americans.  American officers are now'ftll beliof that the boche must ret ibeyoii't the Alsne. t  Atmu-lcan casualties durlnK'...^ past 4 8 hours are light. ^M  The endre counti»y from the Mi^ (o (he Vesle is now a vast eceat^ wreckage.  Scarcely a mirror remolns unbi; r n, the hochea having smashed tt wi(h hammers. Every town and lage is wrecked, not a house (act. All about may be seen tyi (¡erinan signs from those direct trafile to ones renaming streets.,C of the latter hears the name "Kai4 Strafe."  There are numerous gauge ri ways built by the boches with s'^ steel freight cars standing on 3 (racks and more rails for furju (onstruellon.  I stood beside a battery manó by young Americans yesterday wh shells were being hurle^ across,  FSrABl.lSH NEW LINES. ^  (United Press Leased Wire)'-« !'■> .lOMN DE GANDT. ' 'V PAV's 5 (10:40 a. m.)^  Allied 1 ill. IS nave established j; stronr 1. on the noil  hank 'h. lo at Bazoches ' '  Jonchrr»  Gcrniaii i'lsses in the Flsmes'^ gion liave heenas severe as atjii point in the retreat, It la repo ' An abundance of material has; caiitured by the allies.  Since July 15 Hlndenburg hasll gaged eighty-seven divisions, 1, ono men. including forty-seven .ions, 564,000 men, in the M pocket.  Vesle.   

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