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s the v Associated Pipes lionlaonJuIySi - rField Mar Haig commander - biTChlef British forces in France Belgium has senfcjth fol - lowing telegram ox commcnii - thoTourthlsjinyln recognition of its successes on tb front July 4 commanding Fourth Please convey to JLieiit Gen John Monaah and the ranks command including the and the detachments of troops my - wai - m congratulations on - the success - attended operations carried but Thursday xnornihg and skill and gallantry with they were conducted AVIATORS DOWN 14 Enemy Fliers Felled During Fought Yesterday FIGHTS NEAB HAENE Squadron of Four Machines Six in Combat Wliije Eight Struggle With Fif t een Huns Victims Sent Crushing to on Tuesday Br the Associated Pxtns the American Array In Prance Four American aviaiorsriieuts Rhodes of Terre Haute Ind Thompson Honeoye Falls N Y N Heinrichs of Granville Ohio Mitchell of Manchester Mass in a thrilling air biittle northwest Chateau Thierry this morning German machine was shot down the combat and it is believed Heinrichs was the American the enemy airplane to earth four American aviators were the lines five or six kilometers inside the German front when encountered six enemy machines 4 began at an altitude of 4200 and continued until the machines had dropped down to S200 meters earth The combat lasted for - ilnilnftlanM mTi mvwvM - a V hour later eight Amsrlcan machines enag - edln - a battle with fifteen airplanes at a height of 4700 The comBatswayefl backward forward over the Gsrmfcn Land lines near Chateau Thierry machines were - higher than Americans but the latter maneuvered airplanes admirably in the Suddenly one of the enemy airplanes dived toward the earth and went downward being chased down of the Americans Lleiits Ralph of Nogales Ariz and J C of Xew York believed that the German airplane was out of control during its airmen on the Toul front in several reconnoltering and expeditions and drove machines whjch attacked One reconnoltering plane encountered and gave battle to two German machines one of which was seen to earth The American returned safely Two Downed in Flames the American Forties on the Front July 5 By The Associated Press The American aviators front are reported this morning have brought down two German airplanes aflame the American Army In France It was learned today that B Battle of Columbus Ga Capt J O Williamson observer who disappeared over the German on June 12 were captured Nine Felled in a Day By HERBERT BAILKY Cable From the London Times The Washington Post 1818 by the Public Ltdger Co the American forces in Franc July 3 It is believed five German planes were driven down airmen yesterday afternoon making a total of eigiit or nine day with a loss of two men and machines were flying in the Thierry section wheiv they saw ilOAARDrJB6UNDXWIiBN3ffc - T T a K VeelWasP6rmerlnpiaji1JittW - s CinciimatiSeizediby VK S - J - i Had JLanded Several Thousand Men in Ji s - - f - - y 1 France WaslJnderjOonTcry qf Pe - - - i tf - - stroyers and Remained Afloat Un - 441 JVert Day when Attempt atSal - rage Pad to Be Abandoned Suh - marine Sot Sighted 1 WAICrrisrroPfDiNoER mm - MMmm mjiAithmkstiim JSjitlYei aiWett as Euxopeaar r - v v r Attempt to OTerthrow Constitution Ill UUU 4W10 AfU l14iUVUSUOUt XB - - - J - t The American army transport Cor - ingtoh hpmiward bpund after laridinlg ayeral thousand sofdferrs In Prace was torpedoed and sunk In the war zpne last Monday night SlxVnembers of the crew are missing but all the other men with the ships officers have been land - cdy at a French port No army personnel personnel or passengers were aboard The Coviflgton formerly was the Hamburg - American liner Cincinnati which was laid up at Boston and taken over when the - United States - entered the war She was 08 feet long of 1633 gross tonnage and had a speed of knots an hour The The Kayy Departments announcement announcement last night of the torpedoing of the Covington said none of the officers and men landed was seriously Injured Brnained Afloat Until Tuesday Apparently some of them were hurt butT the - number probably was not given in Vice Admiral Sims dispatch The Covington was struck at 917 oclock Monday night while proceeding with a fleet of other transports convoyed convoyed by destroyers The submarine was - not sighted The transport remained remained afloat until Tuesday whei efforts efforts were made by another vessel and two tugs to tow her to port but she was too badly damaged tor keep afloat The Navy Departments - dispatch says The Navy Department has received dispatches from ViceAdmiral Sims stating that the V S S Covington was struck by a torpedo on the night of July 1 at 917 oclock The torpedo struck just forward of tfie engine ropm bulkhead and the engine room and fire room were rapidly flooded Attempt at Salvage Fails With its motor power gone thevves - Bel was helpless and facing the possibility possibility ofethe torpedoing - of another ship in theConvoyVthe Coyjnirtonwas tem ff WZ - rlS3 - - x ViBBtVUCJUIKlSQ eaeceTlent orcler and the officers and crew were taken on hoard a destroyer 5 The submarine was not seen At daybreak thejcaptain several officers officers and a number of members ofthe crew returned to supervise salvaging operations Another vessel and two tugs took the Covington Jn tow in th effort to get her - to port but she was too badly damaged to keep afloat and sank All the officers and crew except six were taken to a French jjprt none of those landed being eeriously Injured The six men of the crew - who at last accounts were still missing are List of Missing Men Ernest C Anderson fireman third - class Lynn Mass Joseph P Bowden seaman second - class Mountain Lakes N J Ambrose C Ford fireman second - class Somerville Mass William Henry Lynch fireman first - class Manchester N H Albert Albert S Payne seaman second - class West New Brighton Staten Island Island N Y Lloyd H Siffernail seaman second - class Bainbridge N Y Vessels have been searching for the missing men and the Navy Department awaited the report pf the names of those missing which was not received until yesterday before announcing the sinking of the ship Second German Liner to Be Sunk There was no explanation by the Department Department as to whether the six men were missing after the transfer of the crew from the troopship to the destroyerdestroyer destroyerdestroyer - of after the transport actually went down It was feared however that they either were killed by the force of the explosion or were caught by the inrush of water into he engine and fire rooms S The Covington is thi secondef the great German Ibiers seized at the outbreak outbreak of the war to b sent djdwn by Germanys sea solves and is the third American troopship tobe destroyed All were homeward bound The former Hamburg - American Ungr President Lincoln was sunk last May 3 fed the Antilles formerly a Morgan liner was sent down - last October lli T A Treat in Stare for Readers of f - 6 f J l i rf 7 w - - - j - f - wm jest unui - Awer tteceuiue IrtnePreaideiit - Ooieotsif 5 r - - - ItenoTtedi ri i - - v don Appeal Hadeto All - Parties to Uphold Government 3 BytkAoclied V Previa July - Premjer Bothaftvt the Union ofouthAfffca1 has isuea aBtafrient shovfinyitba sprious m - rest exists in South Africa Stern policeJ and military - measures are being taken tolcopevwlth the situation - f Premier Botha said that had tfot prompt and effective mllitaryraeaaures been taken the situation would have culminated In a grave disturbance and probably serious loss of life The Boer leader added that the government government Siqd information pointing - to th existence of a movement having for its object the submersion of thereon stitutlorrpy violet methods Continuing Premier Botha in hjs statement - paysi 4 There is good reason for suspecting thit enemy agencies ar at work in this country and that they are Intriguing stir up strlfei not only among Euro - peans but also among the natives and o means or matters are deemed tog 1 despicable so long as they can attain their ohjfcct Premier Bothas Statement The text of Premier Bothas statement statement follows1 As prime minister of the union feel it to be my duty to place before the people a state of affairs in our union of which every one should know The people people must be aware of the state of - tension now prevailing a ten - sion necessarily following - Sn1 the political activities of the various political organizations But other agencies agencies have for some time been at work to bring abouttrouble T In - view of the disturbed political and industrial situation of the country L therefore desire to Inform the people there Js good reason for Bupectingtht enemy agencies are at wprk in this until afterJthe congressional reeess uh - J IM - YPpAHfri AVtVr - 1RrilAtl9ta - i i L - - vwhiiui 1 1 iiavu 1UMBVB UitWAl v Both branches of Congresshave agreed upon aprogram for a recess today today until August 10 This is contingent - upon agreement upon the conference reporta on the 12 - 1900000000 army appropriation bill and the agricultural appropriation bill fixing fixing the price of - wheat - at iZ50 per bushel Kitchin Makes Announcement Representative Kitfihin Democratic fiobr leader of the Housemade the announcement announcement after the passage of the L Joint Resolution tf or government pefa - tlon of telegraph and telephone that its enactment by the Senate before tbe recess was not required Mr Kitchin will today Introduce the concurrent resolution for a recess - until August 10 and it is expected to pass the House land Senate promptly upon completion of the supply bills Under the present plan war time prohibition and wOnin suffrage would go over until Congress returnsfn August August though some leaders thought pro hibitlon advocates might keep Congress over until next week In a final effort to pass the Norris prohibition amend - menttto the ll000opoagricultura4 ex - tention bill President Puzzles Leaders CongresjrtUs frankly puzzled beciufe the President did not insist upon - beingbeing beingbeing clothed with power to operate lines - tf - wire communication in ad vance r of the threatened strike f fiannM KnurtMi i mnn JT ryr While it Is not - de8lrablrin the pub - Jic interest tp publish the - eventswhich in the vlast few days have necessitated prompt and effective military and po - Ige measures and which had such measures not been taken wouldThava culminated in grave disturbances and probably a serious loss of life I may state - that the government had infor - mationrpointlng to the - existence of e movement having for its object the subversion of the constitution by nieth - ipds of violence i I I am Iconvinced t6at South Africa is riq more likely to Jse immune from insidious attentions of enemy agents than - ar other dominiCfJis Of the countries countries Of the allied vor neutral powers The - fesults of the activities of such Instruments of the enemy have from time to time become clearly apparent And the circumstances - attending the disturbances in Ireland in 1916 presented presented several features which were to be observed lnthe movement on foot In South Africav Warns Against Hun Agents The people of South Africa are no strangers to trouble and dURcultles which they have often overcome by resolution and self - control and the government makes this statement is order that all orderly peace - loving citizens may be warneiivthat mfschiev - CONTINUED ON FJPTJPAGB IrafflCKREVOLT Died by Violeretls Report Report Received in j Holland 7 By the Associated Press Condon July 5 Reporahave reached SENA3BliHAYflFERCTI0N - jj - i - t - - 2 - i - xrr isrVJ - rrirv V rfrfttt - 1 river 5 1 miles south i oflief oalght AlljrntlftrilA - xnirraes Vndr - DhTEicins - I - V rrot T - i fTw ji 3n haTeSJwejiumonedlijnnVYelrin iCTi - iL i j - fit x5 - i inexxeaiaenii - - UDieoT3 - 5r 5 - i fiVtl J M i it it - k i jLz r p - l5 jft - l - t J5 - 5 - S 1 I r JL F 1 X Both HousesV Agree iTIpon Recess jfv ijv Tez ft7 - jx - jsr Srajodltotir AugustlOtf Agreement Can BeTteachedlxt Axxoxjic - ttnci waest - xTrice - ijang - Measure Kltchln Makes Announcement Announcement of Recess Plan SV - fs t Government wartlmecontrpl of telegraph telegraph and telephone - lines wrisLauthor - 4 - JpythBXHonWlast niSThtbya vote of Mlztjr 4 TheT Joint resolution glv ng Jhe President power toiake the companies over now goesto the Senate where no action will betakenupon Jt PRESENT SITUATION ALARMS country and thatTthey are stirrine - un tv tt Vi - jidTT n leadinsgGreneh statesmen r - Ji - v i iv Jrcw - rv - Trrts ivivy 3 vt Tzrir WW - WT JipW - WWfW V MfiVischl - daleer trtifilJl4aWif WaatFOsnSxClsslans1 samong TLnernatrves - satloSmeanr AiTiTirtirv SVimo tiof - ih taujrtr - - jZif r - V - - i uPn action by the Senate heior - the n A t xai - nrnTAArl rSrj T j The only indication last night tha he might do so is contained ina letter he sent to - Senator Martin of - orginia Democratic flbor leader of therSenate asking if It wbulcvbe possible t or Congress Congress to give him power to take the lines over before recess TKis has been interpreted as meanlhg - tha the President will allow the Senate to set ye that question and the Senate leaders leaders have decided upon the recess program leaving government - operation operation of the wire communication to be Kacted upon at a later date The legislation passed by the House yesterday confines the proposed gov - CONTINUED ON IIFTH AOB SO Madg So Much Noise French Couldnt Hear theArtillery By they Associated Press Amsterdam July 5 Karl Ttosner aJ newspaper correspondent who is - frequently frequently termed the German emnereafji press agent - describes in the Lokal An - zeiger a conversation which hejsay Itook place between the emperor and the German crownsPTlnce - in which the son The story wasxtold says Rosner s father and son stood tn Htll in the battle sector of the army group of Gen von Francois on June 3 The crown prince said It was when the Germans wercpre paring to storm theChemJnrdes Dam The frogs whiclTwere found in millions in the marshy Ailette River region croaked in such a deafening fashion that they enabled the Germans o bring batteries ammunition columns AJ accident - s AAr jKi - siW thlHee f H vvt yiJ - 4 3rV - theCpluinblasteambqatcddntA Ar3 j T rf - - - t W r Vr - H lttM flJ i rs - - zs - ss - 3 iThaihoatHlftninied gaIntTh PepreirthrenrinS fogand ioBLalnige hole imilia DQTrlofte boatItTaank aliiostlnedlaTeiy i mm mrn 4 - i - - 4r BI - yx H - a iiiiiTin Hllnlf 1 lrlll IllalitJaV I Iwlp y tVyfg i Allied RepwseniaUYesLAskiWi soriNdf ioiBarMinla Move y SpecialHessage Rom Glemeziceaa BadinVActsfor British Growem - WanfcertAgencrlto Buirat - Prfce3Biixed hyWUson JfewrrOrleanXia JulyBsUblish - j ment by the jrovernment ot a corpora ltionw5beknOwnasrtHCnIteStateB Cpttonorporallon rltpoweraobujr forthe acconpt if theUatteaStates government such coltonaV inaybe Jersd fofaleiwltricmtotbefayanabl buyers ata nlrJettobeflxedn1iVjiy iiuoujijwiuruo gcDmmtnaea to CJonTtess by a special committee consisting of one bankerand one proSucer f romfeach of the - State of catton belt A Resolutions Resolutions tOtheffectwrel late tonight t a conference ot States bapkerrand prOducersMeih hers ofcrthe committee were immediately immediately appointed a - Supreme War Council JSaid to Hold 3IiliaryInterventi6n as - Pari of - War Program Finnish Steps Shoir Huns Designs on Kola Hannonyi of Action Wanted Wilson Holds Plans in Abeyance By ALBERT W FOX Diplomatic developments of the first caliber are now taking place with regard regard to Russia Alarmed over the fact that the - Situation is hourly becoming more critical the entente allies have appealed - to President Wilson not to commit the United States to a policy which would bar American indorsement of military interventions t Premier Clemenceau nf France is unr destood to have sent a special and urgent message to the President which lias ibeeni delivered - at the White House where - Ambassador Jusserand of France and Henri Bergson one of Frances leading citizens member of LAcademie Francaise and expert on international matters have conferred with the president Monsieur Bergsoh Is here on behalf - of the French gov ernment to urgeaetiottHn Russia He - I is said tcj hare the support o Qen F9h Gtn Joffre and others understood to have been - - prejudiced against anything savoring of military intervention without the full - fledged consent of the Russian people But It is now regarded likely that he will held in abeyance any plans he may have toward blocking military action iiritil after further conferences nave taken place Diplomats here believe that the misr slon of Henri Bergsoh to America may have the same success toward establishing establishing harmony - of actipn which the visit of Marshal Joffre - liad at the beginning beginning of the war All ofthe allied governments aregetting the benefit of information from Russia which has a direct bearlngSyOn German and bolshevik bolshevik atrocities and It may be that decl - jion - to form a rallying point forpatrIr ASKRGOTOjrCOBPQEATION TURN TIDBIOFJFlGHTINP sfy s American Forces Now Foch to Strike - afPoeff 5E HAY ATTEMPT 2l Hard Blows Give Germans No Conjrol of - Air Big Factor tage Points for Expected Wrested Prom Foe Counter fensiveMay Check Next Thrust otic Russians by sending force to their assistance sooner than expected Is Directed Against Germany The problem is somewhat complicated complicated by the fact that It Is both political political and military It develops now that the Supreme War Council In France has been considering military action as a necessary part of the general allied yar program Such action would of coursft be directed against Germany and German agents and for - the benefit of the Russians But the knowledge in Paris that President Wilson did not sanction the idea of military Intervention Intervention without the full consent of the Russians may have caused delay in the action planned by the Supreme - War Cpuncil There has pernaps been a - tendency for the military ineh to leave this vital Problem for diplomacy to solve while lhe diplomatic leaders have shunted it off as a military matter If this has Increasing man power - and extending Control of the air havetfper mitted the adoption of a new by Gen Foch supreme commander the allied - armies on the front In the opinion of many observers here They Relieve the Sequence hard local b6w that havelheen recently by French American ui muhw troops mows tnat a pneseor the great battle is developing developing whleh might expand into a oWatiott on any jart of the besides SIuAtfSn was fud tsf i Ci4Ts - tUx T izrt - ye reeent - nienur - eersfuUetroke at the 5ermsriHnesars takenJabe o Mndleaetnal Gen no longer fels under thfenrsreht esslty of Itekplks rlerleny - on the defensive in order to - conserve his for the - expected reSewalfof the man - offensive The fact har the mansriaYe Deem completely surprised and overwhelmed by several of j local counter operations ig believed be due toi the work of the allied airmen American Aid VitalFactor In both cases American aid has already served to change the tide of fighting The arrival of American ptrpops by the hundreds of thousands has enabled Gen Foch to begin rassingthe enemy all along the while the Increasing number of Amieri can pilots makes possible concentra tions of air forces that sweep scouts out of the sky rln the selected for military drives The American attacks - phateau Thierry the - French operations on the Soissons front and1 Compiegne salient - and ihe operatTons on both sides ot the and in Fianders probably4 prompted by the fact that the weakness of the enemy at those particular 1 points had - been revealed by observations or as a result of at other points Qujck advantage taken undoubtedly for surprise Where German reserves - were on l - move - f a military wll come told his father a story of the frogs at the battle of the Chetnln jdes Dames HP th case delay - has been caused by both military and political advisers attd the conferences here now are destined to give the question - to one or the Other elde to definitely settle The Supreme War Council apparently has not wished to Plata itself I if the position of forcing political action in this matter However Jt is understood In Paris thflilt IT thePreStdent - nri11 fmalcm t It clear that heisnot opposedtoanyhl C0ITIN0T5J1K yOUBT PAGE Index to Issue Spoil German Plans It is assumed here that Gen now plans to give the enemynp - Points of vantage held by himv would be of value as the place for a new major thrust afehelng recaptured all along the - line The fect is to embarrass German prepara tiohsand officers here believe ract tnatwTnany of tnese aocal operations by the alliesnjay isuddenlyde Velop into a tnbre Important mpvement tends to keep the German scattered along the wholetllne The1 activity f thi - allied forces elieved by observers - here to put wholly new aspect on the problem meeting the forthcoming German to renew thev movement either - the channel ports or Paris

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