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Waterloo Evening Courier And Waterloo Daily Reporter (Newspaper) - June 18, 1918, Waterloo, Iowa THE RECOGNIZED WANT AD PAPER OF WATERLOO Courier lass 1868 ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE AUSTRIAN DRIVE WATERLOO IOWA JUNE 8 PAGE WEATHER FORECAST Chicago June Partly cloudy and Wednesday what warmer Jn east and central tions tonight S Approximately Force of Enemy Thrown Into Attack Which Gains Little BRITISH CLAIM DEFEAT OF FOE ALONG UPPER BRENTA Italian Counter Offensive Is sible in Mountainous Lake Garda Country London June trians according to the ning Standard now occupy the west bank of the Piave from the railway to the bend a distance of a mile arid a half They have 14 across the river These however are under the Italian fire By Associated Press Italian Army Headquarters June is in along the Piave river The Austrians are sustaining large losses from the of Italian Repeated counter attacks are being made by Italian inflicting heavy casualties on the enemy Washington C June 18 story of a- fierce fight be- tween Americans and a man in which fought their to their own lines is told in a dispatch today from Gen Holding their lines intact along all the 90 miles of front from the Adriatic to the Asiago the Italian and allied Draft Shows Need Babes Have of Care Claim Chicago June need of caring for babies was a son drawn from the draft by Mrs Ira Couch Wood ad- dressed the Methodist ministers yesterday on Save the Baby campaign The draft has shown said Mrs Wood that one-third of the young men are physically unfit to fulfill army standards Many of their defects could have been cured in childhood if the parents had known how to do it at the time We ask the tors to co-operate with the en in the campaign of which we are trying to carry on Predictions of Majority For Minnesota Incumbent Over Lindbergh Made St Paul Minn June The tremendous majority of Gov J A A Burnquist over Charles A Lindbergh for the Republican nomination for governor increased today Returns from of precincts gave Burnquist 147 and mar be y Ramsey county in- quist and Lindbergh received 568 votes and For United States Senator son polled and son St Paul W UH rmies appear to have given the tical observers after studying the Austrian armies a serious returns from yesterday's primaries ack Approximately made the prediction today f: A- A- Burnquist would that Gov on the Republican ticket by i- i uu me ticket gainst the Italian front but a majority His opponent lave gained little except along A Piave river where their ress is seemingly too slow to be Losses described as frightful jave been inflicted upon the In the mountainous where the British have seen holding their positions thousands of the enemy perished while they have i aid heavily for every foot they lave advanced along the Piave liver front GAINS WESTWARD In the Montello area on the Piave the Austrians seem to have gained a foothold on the bank of the river north of Kenson loop and at Capo Sile down they have also moved but greatest gain Iocs not exceed two or three miles I The vital mountain sector along Ibe upper reaches of the been broken On the contrary British claim to have defeated he foe As long as this front olds firmly according to military the stability of the Italian Snc is assured unless a serious should he made along the Have river east of Treviso and llonte OF COUNTER OFFENSIVE There are hints of a counter of- in reports from Italy The of the Italians two weeks tin the mountainous country to he west of Lake Garda and the concern of the Austrian over an advance there indicate that if the Italians trike back it may be along this lart of the front A success there isolate the Austrian forces east of Lake Garda and irn the right flank of the enemy rmies While the gigantic Austrian at- to break thru to the plains if Italy has occupied the center of stage events of importance be taking shape in the Somme heavy firing by the lerman artillery in the Ancre Takes Position Enemy Gunnen Can See Faces Hail of lets to Draw His Fire THUS SAVES BRIDGE ALL USE TO ESCAPE Brave Is Named for French Legion of Honor For Gallantry By the Associated Press With the American Forces on the Marne Monday June Lieut John Bissell of Pittsburgh has been recommended for the French Legion of Honor for dis- gallantry displayed on June 2 at Chateau Thierry The story of his conduct offers a of an officer's dis- Stage Family Air Fighter Downed Behind Foe Line PRICE THREE CENTS FRIGHTFUL World Suffrage Pleaded by Wilson as in World Reconstruction Program D a regard for his own life in order that man linea three weeks ago the men in his command might ed In tnat action according to word reach safety Bissau's party of 10 machine gunners was ordered into Chateau Thierry where they crossed to the north hank of the Marne and set up their guns in the streets behind whatever gather The town was drenched with shells but the Americans held out until finally ed the and some of the enemy crossed to the southern side river to one side of sell's position The bridge was then blown Meanwhile and French machine gunners southern bank of the began a fire that swept the second bridge Lieut sell's only avenue of escape The lieutenant saw the situation Ho left his men in a place of ative safety went out to the north end of the bridge and facing a hail of machine gun bullets got into a position where the gunners on the south side of the river could see him Bullets sang around him until the Americans and French on the other side saw that it was an Charles A Lindbergh indorsed by ican who dared to show himself the league was more When the firing ceased Lieut than votes behind when re- sell returned to the place where he turns from 807 precincts in 77 of had left his men and rushed them 86 counties had been compiled The across the bridge All except one latest figures gave Burnquist reached safety What happened to 427 and Lindbergh Judge W L Comstock of him is unknown was nominated by the Sum His Fred E r Charged With Spying Reaches New York Wheaton of Minneapolis United States Senator Knute Nelson publican outdistanced his opponent James A Peterson The five cornered race for the Re- publican nomination in the fifth Minneapolis district a zler Congressman Ernest Lunden and Walter E Newton were running neck and neck In the sixth dis- the re-election of man Harold Knutson of St Cloud seemed assured In the First dis- Congressman Sidney O'Leary was taken before New York June A O'Leary Sinn Fein leader who was arrested in Washington last week after from trial here on charges of espionage act violation arrived here today from the west in custody of federal cers was ahead In the Third man Charles R Davis was behind Charles R Pye of Con- gressman Andrew eral Judge Learned Hand and ar- on the treason and age conspiracy indictments He pleaded not guilty to both charges T ed to have a safe lead in the and was held without bail on the Congressman Halvor treason indictment erson was renominated in the Ninth Since his disappearance from and in the Tenth district York on May 7 O'Leary has man Thomas D Schall of indicted with two German sub- fZ J I had a big lead j and four other Americans for complicity in alleged plots to corn- Paris June troops have played a magnificent part in stemming the Austrian offensive according to the Italian supreme command says a Havas dispatch from Rome Despite heavy attacks the y and northward to Serre la re- Despite heavy attacks the by the British It ig on Iost four men while irt of the front that a German accomplished numerous un- ck has been expected by the feats including the capture imo Uj LUO C bs and the German 163 Austrians by 12 grenadiers ay be prelude of a That the French are holding nev n of the enemy's offensive is indicated the dispatch ance adds by the statement that their PENSIVE artillery on the Asiago plateau was Austria's offensive against tho of lho Austrian batteries decimated the Austrian ON PAGE FIVE try when it attacked many and treason United States against the Millions Involved in Getting Jobs by Illegal Contingent Fee Plan Probability SOME AGENTS THREATENED MANUFACTURERS OPPOSING Attorney General Proposes in the Future That Pledges Rule Out Third Parties DreW ils on hundreds of contractors ported shot down behind the Washington D C June Several thousand letters and ments containing proofs of an orate system of obtaining ment contracts on the illegal con- tingent fee basis were received day by the department of justice from its who conducted from Paris He was the son of Sidney Drew the film comedian and a nephew by adoption of John Drew offices late yesterday The commissions paid on these contracts it was disclosed ranged from 5 to 20 per cent and the gregate fees probably ran into lions of dollars Evidence was discovered of hundreds of con- tracts made under these ments heretofore unsuspected by the department of justice Manufacturers threatened in many cases with being deprived of contracts if they refused to negotiate these agents on a commission compensation plan Some agents that hey special influence over members of congress In to these documents other information came to the de- from manufacturers who had been solicited by contract com- mission agents located in ington The manufacturers ed their assistance in stamping out the illegal An immediate result of the dis- closures was a letter sent by ney -Gen Gregory to heads of nil government departments contracts proposing hat all By the Associated Press future contracts should contain a Moscow Thursday June pledging the manufacturer movement against not to third party in the Bolsheviki government not on- with the government ly cut off communication with EXPECT TO SAVE MILLIONS beria by way of the Siberian The government will prepare a the record of ail contracts now being report from on which it has proof of the the payment of contingent fees tne of the may deduct from the payment ing Cereal to Points Which Are Without Bread are President Wilson has taken the leadership in a movement for world-wide woman suffrage In a message to Mrs Carrie Chapman president of the International Woman Suffrage Alliance he went on record that equal franchise for women shall be definitely among nations as a principal achievement in the of permanent peace The message in part L agree without that the full and sincere democratic reconstruction of the world for winch we are striving and are determined to bring about at any cost will not have been completely or adequately attained until women are admitted to suffrage Officers of Ship Say American Diver's Crew That Did the Work Told Them of It carrying Novgorod and other north river points which are bread ment on contracts under way There is no ground however for taking criminal action against the who had these ments Neither can commission agents be prosecuted for accepting fees altho in many cases it is that they worked with ers in a conspiracy to violate the law forbidding contingent fees and of contracts and are liable to prosecution vimler conspiracy laws CRIMINAL ACTION Officials today declined to sav j definitely whether they were An Atlantic Port June 18 of the crew of an American steamship arriving here today reported an en- gagement with a German sub- marine off he Virginia capes yesterday in which the ship's naval gunners made a hit and either sunk the under- sea craft or disabled her The American vessel was not aged Even Ludendorff Should at Figure Tardieu Tells Editor Marcel Hutin Paris June thou sand Germans were killed wound ed or made prisoner during the of fensive between Montdidier and Noyon Capt Andrew Tardieu who accompanied Premier the front on Sunday told Marce Kutin editor of the Echo de Paris upon his return to Paris This is a figure which should make even Ludendorff he said One cannot insist enough upon the exceptional importance iof the results obtained by thi An Atlantic Port Tune divisions unde German submarine and its entire I Gen Mangin against the right crew was destroyed by an Gen von Hu armies Thi can submersible off the Virginia i magnificent operation has nailed coast several days ago enemy to the spot and to a report brought here today checked the advance toward passengers aboard an American i Compiegne German officers steamship Iwere made prisoner do not Officers of the vessel claimed talto hide their chagrin at their in have been told the story of the marine combat by members of victorious American CONFER Chicago June govern ment having determined to allo I PARIS PAPERS SAY FOE Paris June 100 of i -ir 1 4 A Three-Fourths of Entire Army Is Engaged One Ally Aviator 44 of the Foe Downed FIGHTING TAKING PLACE IN ZONE Emperor's Speech Urging to Battle Is Found on trian Soldiers Captured Paris junc trian divisions consisting di- visions of and of airy have been hurled into thr battle that Italy has yet fought according to an official at Home received hero thru the Havas agency one of these divisions have been identified comprise sions engaged would indicate that approximately been on officers day according to the note issued allied aviator has lost during the Austrian of- fensive while machines have been brought HUNS USE ALD RESOURCES In artillery and airplanes tria is using Her less than of aU ca bres have been brought intd action Three Austro-Hungarian armies under the command Marshal are engaged to advance at any cost the Austro-Hungarian regiments ily obey Thousands of strew the but which the enemy was reach are yet far away The hunger as the Austrian prisoners describe it is being carried on the greatest severity on the it is apparent the Austrians have massed large bodies of troops Iix the mountain regions to the to f me tlw for the present is to local and counter attacks The is making the positions he Oj 10 nine chagrin at their in On bank to reach Compiegne which at the ue nas a footing across the river These operations are ing him heavily Pierce fighting is taking place in the zone i vr latter the Austrians here today to discuss ways of furious fighting have and means of making good on D C June ning arrests in addition to the four yesterday here but it is con- i nj 11 uCr if ii i t j taken against a number of confirms the newspapers in present from Illinois Indiana and agents now known to ana river emerges from the Alps to the plain and iu the region L S lu i between the k to western nf ot f agare midway their part There ele te j M d v department authorized operated in Washington and to a mit espionage in behalf of Ger authorized operated in Washington and to a and today the announcement lesser extent in New York and c- their opinion that the offensive has Iowa failed fact that the division er cities national guard now is fighting in Alsace on German territory Since the division has been in action I Libre says resistance to that the Chicago June nrosence has by the of Harry A Wheeler as federal food permitting the fact to he administrator for Illinois was an- disclosed today Robert Stevenson TIle division is composed of jr of Mr Wheeler's is acting Michigan and Wisconsin troops administrator It was reported that Frank L Smith of Dwight might be his successor YANK OFFICERS TO SEE JUNG Rome June Elbert E Clarence P lin and Lieut Adolfo Caruso of the American army ambulance service have left for the Italian front where they will be deceived by the king Afterward the officers will lead their commands into the fighting zone V S EXPRESS PACT Washington C June Attorney General Gregory has re- fused to approve the form of con- tract between the railroad tration and the new consolidated ex- press company without some vision for restoration oC tion after the war country commanded Gen William G Haan un- whom it trained at Camp Texas Mrs Busch Held at Key West for Quiz by Federal Agents C June Mrs Adolphus Busch of St Louis returning from a long stay in many is held at Key West Fla for examination by the immigration authorities and agents of the department of tice She is chief owner of the great brewery and other ties ordered taken over yesterday by the alien property Martin La Venga Havana lOc Cigar advertisement o s ESI Washington D C June A dispatch to the state department today says that the Berliner blatt in its issue of June 10 quoted a German general as saying that the American military activity was very embarrassing to German strategy and military writers as it did not coincide with the man program for influencing ARMY CAPTAIN DISMISSED Washington D C June encourages the best hopes and it Dismissal of Capt Frederick C i convinced that an Italian victory isi Spang of the quartermaster corps assured owing to the excellent frial by court martial for sell- Us of the Italian troops empty nour to civilian I r i dealers at Camp Travis Texas was j Martin s LI erso Havana lOc Cipar announced today by the war de- Mammon Anglo-Saxon Idol Says Kaiser Lauding Hun Principles of Morality ion at home War Size Diamond Joe Cigar Good to the last puff advertisement Amsterdam June war is not a matter of a strategic but a struggle of two world views wrestling with one another Emperor William declared on at the celebration of the an- of his accession at The Anglo-Saxons he asserted aimed at making the peoples of the world work as slaves for the Anglo- Saxon ruling class and such a ter could not be decided in days or weeks or even in a The emperor emphasized the man mam headquarters fact that from the first lie had Either German principles that the trials of war right honor and morality would be great The first outbreak must be he added or of enthusiasm had not deceived Anglo-Saxon principles with their idolatry of Mammon must be him Great intervention had meant a world er he desired It or not There is no question that the spirit of the Italian troops is lent Nevertheless the general is regarded as serious in view of the fact that the Austrians so it is stated have brought into action all their available forces in the hope of breaking thru the ian lines and scoring deci- sive victory as to put Italy out of the war EMPEROR ASSURES On the Austrian prisoners have been found copies of a speech de- livered by Emporer Charles shortly before the offensive started Before you is the said the emperor There glory awaits you and also honor good food abundant spoils final peace With the help of God make the supreme sacrifice for your king for liberty and for your beautiful fatherland One of the prisoners an officer said he always had maintained it was a mistake to press the Italians loo hard They fight like demons for their own he remarked If thru error of the carrier boy or other cause this paper should not be delivered at your home by 6 o'clock please PHONE and a copy of paper will be sent Phone calls must reach this office before p: m
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