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now are second minion" by President \Vil- ,,, . ,, . . , , . General Pershm hears Finland is on the Allies. the Italians positions ori troops cele- , balloou j n the Woevre of July by captur- of the Somrae. in the I I h e Berlin n Â«vspapei-, the wnerts, upholds the demand of the in a report on American operations in France, recounts recounts the defeat of the German counter-attack at Vaux. the killing of 20 Huns by a raiding party of 25 Americans Americans and the linding of a propaganda Vor- river and the Avrp. restricting the couiined area. preparing for a western front, either according to state- i prisoners captured by Reichstag socialists for an early peace. It says "a sensible accommodation by the other side" would speedily end hostilities hostilities without regard to the war man. Paris newspapers in commenting on President Wilson's Mount Tern on excel in official for war pilots. recess program I speech refer to it as a remarkable i summary of everything the allies are fighting for, "an appeal, a vow, a program," program," says the Temps. General Pershiug in his report on the American victory at Vans says the village was taken and all objectives objectives attained in an hour and a half. A German officer taken prisoner, tell SPORTING in delay of war In Â» of tlie counter attack, said the Ways and Means i American fire was so fierce his men decided to postpone [ refused to obey the order to advance, of the measure declares the Kaiser America and sa\Â£ evidence of the ago. asks Congress to 840.000 Nobel peace after the Russo- be used by him for children and soldiers. A joint with the request adopted by the house. the bill for federal communications fixed at the period senate may not act recess. agreed shall be 12. of profiteering in a report to the department, fact that one food per cent, on his made as high 436 per cent. fleet, grown to by the construction of 1,430,793 year ended June 30, the Fourth of July launching of custodian takes the Textile, Inc.. the books having being they of the concern. bill strike out provided for the of foreign A, Perry Roberts of Stevens Institute Institute clears bar at 6 feet in running high jump at tbe New York A. C. games. Amateur reinsruen from Boston raid other cities are shipping their trotters to New Y.ork for the first intercity meeting held in Xew York since 1894. William T. Tilden, 2d, of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, won the national clay court tennis tennis championship at Chicago. The first official ruling on the status of professional baseball players under the "work or fight" order was made at Dallas. Sam Lewis, a pitcher of the Dallas club, was ordered by his local board to engage in a productive occupation occupation or be placed in Class 1, Lewis, who is married and has one child to support, had been originally placed in Class 4. Royalty saw the American navy baseball nine defeat the army in London London by 2 to 1. Ralph de Palma In a Packard won the Liberty Handicap on the Cincinnati Cincinnati Speedway, driving 100 miles in 57m. and 2-10s. without a stop. Chevrolet, Resta and other well known drivers were forced out with either tire or engine engine trouble. ' Twenty thousand men, boys and girls competed in the Independence day games in the New York playgrounds and swimming pools. FOREIGN 5 j Gen. Count von Jlirbach, Gonoan | J ' ambassador to Russia, has bt-en n Â« - j sinn'.fd :u Moscow. Two ni3jk"m- ; .Jied I'crsor.s were involve;' in ;he j r.:.-! *.vhr v.-r-s SCTY- ' ar'^-r."- w*-h ri- cv'r,- ' ""Â·'"Â·. '- ''"Â· - '" 3 ' M. Knipht. Troopship Covington Sunk by U Boat Without Warning. Vessel Remains Afloat All Might, but A!i Efforts to Save Her Fail. Washington. -- The United States transport Covington was sunk by a submarine July 1, according to a report report received from Vice Admiral Sims. Sis members of the transport's crew are missing. All Lhe others, officers and men, were landed at a French port. :Xo troops \vere on board. The Covingtun \vas formerly the Cincinnati, and was one of the Hamburg-American Hamburg-American line ships taken over by this government when the United States entered the war. The following official statement was "The Navy Department has received dispatches from Vice Admiral Situs stating that the Covington was struck by a torpedo on the night of July 1 ar 9:17 o'clock. The torpedo struck just forward of the engine room buik- kead and the engine room and fireroem were rapidly flooded. -"With its motor power gone, rhe vessel was helpless. The submarine was not seen. Another vessel and two tugs took the Covington in tow, but she was too badly damaged to keep afioat and sank." The six men of the crew who. at last accounts, were still missing are: Ernest C. Anderson, fireman. Lynn, Mass.; Joseph P. Bowden. Mountain Lakes, X. J.: Ambrose C. Ford, fireman, fireman, Somerville, ilass.; William Henry Lynch. Jr., flreman, Manchester, Manchester, ". H.; Albert S. Payne, seaman, West New Brighton. X. T.; Lloyd EL Silvernail. seaman, second class, U. S. N.. Bainbriuge. N. Y. The Covington was one of the German German ships taken over by this government government and was formerly the Cincinnati. She was COS feet long, Go-foot beam; gross tonnage 10,330. She was used as a transport, but had no army personnel personnel or passengers aboard when siie From the fr.Â«*J that the Covings-si seven minutes, while not less million joyous spectators shouted proval of the greatest and most substantial spectacle that ever graced Fourth of July. In all the annals shipbuilding there was never like it. The shores of Puget Sound, San Francisco bay. Los Angeles, the Columbia river, the Gulf of Mexico, Delaware. Chesapeake bay. New bay and all the coasts of New England, Lake Superior. Lake Michigan, the Detroit river and Lake Erie laved by the back wash of the ships of the Liberty fleet rushing their proper element. Wood and steel vied with each other, there being about 50 ships class. The total tonnage was about tons dead weight. Not a ship was deiayed to add launching to the ship day of days. June construction beat all previous- American records with more than 280,000 tons, the final week witnessing delivery of 329,000 tons. The Independence day launchings therefore, are not a piece of staging, but represent a big gain shipbuilding, men and management everywhere having driven to the human skill and endurance to as many ships as possible on that were scheduled for later The ships pnf into the water greater in tonnage than that of average years prior to 1915 in United States. They represent half as much as Great Britain wont to build in a whole year. They are the product of a ways. More than 800 ways will be holding building ships. While the merchant ships--colliers, refrigerators, tankers, cargo boats-were boats-were tumbling into the water, stroyers were launched from four yards on the Atlantic and the They will help to make the seas for the freighters of the same day. Among the specially notable achievements of the day were those of Submarine Boat Corporation on Newark bay. which launched three ton steei cargo boats: the Union Works at San Francisco, three of 11.800 tons each; the Moore yards. Oakland. Cal., three refrigerators refrigerators of 9.400 tons each; the Los Angeles Shipbuilding Company, two cargo boats of S.OOO tons: the Eddy yr.rcTs. Seattle, two S.SOO ton cargoes. A number of other yards launched two si:!^ each of smaller than the foregoing. It was a great fay for ships the saii.e token a great day for democracy. here :h:U slie vrr.r :w:ml for tho Unitf! Sta:vs. It is :i:Â«: :i.sumi'Â«. 5:::ij=n.i:.-a port, i'm; h_- :;it;.L-k o"i-;3-rc'J off :hs Frt ;:Â·"} oorst. P I T H C F W A R T H E H E W i he Arr,cr:o~~c ' Â· ' 'Â· ;T'T~ '"7-3 cd a^ "!:'.;'; rrv.'- ~~" \-^. : ~^ Â·Â·Â·cf."