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ConnelUville's Biggest and Best Newspaper. Sworn Average: Daily Circulation Last Week, 6,701 VOL. 16, NO. 174;: CONNELLSVILiE, PA, MONDAY EVENING, JUNE 3, 1918. BIGHT PAGES. SUBMARINE WARFARE EXTENDED TO AMERICA IN 0TORT TO HAMPffi THE TRANSPORT OF tOOPS tO FRANCE; 17 VESSELS FALL VICTIMS GERM AN DRIVE CHECKED; ALLIES PREPARING FOR i OFFENSIVE, PARIS HEARS Enemy is Held at Every Point and Enor[ mous Losses are Inflicted by the French Who Take Prisoners; Violent Thrust in the Region of Chateau Thierry is Broken ' HINDENBURG OBLIGED AT POINTS TO WITHDRAW By Associated Prewt . PARIS, June 3.-- The French held the*Germans everywhere ast night. The enemy losses were heavy. The - French took risoners, t h e w a r office reports. _ ' . - ' . ' The French counter attacked along the whole front between he Ourcq and the Marae and made progress at several points; A 'violent German attack on both sides of the road between Chateau Thierry and Paris was broken up. - . .EiQDltlBBIUar RE-ESTABLISHED. ' - . ' · . ' ' , ,-,. PARIS, -June 3.-- An Allied offensive maneuver is predicted y Lie -.'Matin and the Petit Parisian. All the newspapers, ac- Jording to a Havas Agency review, believe that the equilibrium 'eems to have been re-established on all/points of the' front and hat the fluctuations are growing less in extent. · . , The German assziults are still serioua and violent, ,wh'ile the 'rench resistance'ts. fierce and .energetic, with numerous strong punter attacks. Sunday the 'French held the enemy in check nd even forced him to: withdraw from some points. i . . ' - BBITISH TAKE PRISOICEKS. : LONtON, June 3.-- -The ; Briti3h : · last night . gained ground '.ightly in,a local. operation on the Dorthern side of the Flanders ilient, the war-" office announces. Nearly 200 prisoners were tken. - . ' , . " . ;··-::.·' · " :.: ·: · · - '-' : ' ;IG CROWD SEES epntan of 3? He* Made 277 For the . :- '. Week. /:: SUAL DEMONSTRATION i ta Strecta.aBi at K*Hkay ^UUo* aid Bald Plays Martial Aln · TT»r Fr»» tte Aratorj; 5» «wi let a* t» tke Serf Draft nur«« dan tollowint tke departure 240 men to Camp Lee for militarr lainj saw "37 more entrained for rt Ogle«l»orpe,. Qa.; .learing her* Inrday afternoon at 4^0 o'clock sr tke Baltimore Ohio railroad. e inen w«re placed In a. special ich on train No. 15 and taken- to tsborg, where a traaJrfer w»* made til* PaOMTtrania r»llroid. ocal Board tor District No. 2 tent m«n to Ue sootitrn training sta- i, and U went Irom Matrfct No. 5. 0. 4 o'clock Uw dnftcm lined up the armory .and. .beaded by the mellvville JUUtary band, marched the »t»Hoo. ,T3ie "Weat Side and rth ComieBnill* flrCTDen marched line as did the Kuril dram corps, i bacgace of the draftees wag i*d to the station by the firemen, noiber large crowd waa at the st*- . to crre ,th« soldiers a arnOott. loojh. tbere were only 3T boy*, ·ing. popular martial airs were ed' by the band until the train ed oat. 0 orders hate jwt been Tecerred iae draft boar* an to when the 1 draftees wSK go. iwee wbo left a*tori*r follow: District No. 5^-Bert Bayman Shipley,: StEvrarton;·· William B.': Finjc, Crpssland; Steve Henry Megcp', Dunbar.;- Thonws A. Suroma,. Sottern«l_d; James Albert .Caambers, 'Mey,er;dilV; Dnnbar; John ."Joseph Coll,_Adelaide; Harry R. ^Cavanaugh,.- NormaWlle; Thpm»S;J. Logan, Cbnhellsriile;- Walter S.- "Ostrofsky,' Adelaide; William Frederick Shipley^ Stewarton; Ralph Tosovtlch, Trotter; ArUiur Milton Wallace, Qbiopyle. District No. 2.--Ira Curtis Langhead, Brerson; Ralph C. Newell, Dawson; Zlgmont Riadziesps*a, Eversbn; Thomas Hon, Dawson; Harold , M. Pierce, South " COTtnellsville; George Bulllbush, Connellsville; Prank " J. Blller, Broad Ford; Willis ^..Sullivan, South ConnelteviHe; Robert; K. Ohm, ConnellsVille; Thomas F : Haler, Broad Ford; Ray C. Wfcitmore, Con- nellSYUle; Metzgar Sm«ak, Connells- Ville; Vitantonlo Stangaxoni, Connellsville; Patrick J. Hickey, Connells- vUle; Cempsey King.. Owensdale; Joseph S. Floreosty, Oreradale; John B. Treseler, ..South ConnellsviHc; George N. Means, Conneltoyille; John Habrot, Bverson; Vincenzo Loreno, Scottdale; John L. Cree*m, sent from Canton board.' ' . S*tvator Mantn, Braddoclc, and HOCCO Pexzillo at Vaa Meter, failed to GREAT ATLANTIC PORTS CLOSED AND SEARCH FOR U-BOATS IS BEGUN ' · . . - · ' By Associated Press. NEW YORK; June 3.--Extending unrestricted submarine warfare to the very doors of America German U-boats today attacked and sank 17 steamers, schooners and sailing vessels off t h e Atlantic coast. · · · · ' , ' " The crew of one of the torpedoed vessels -landed at an Atlantic port, reported being attacked by two submarines. American warships are in pursuit of the U-boats and this afternoon :here was an unconfirmed report that one of the submarines had been captured by a. United States war vessel and taken info port, but this report lacked official confirmation. The ports of New York, Philadelphia, Soston, and Newport News have been closed to a l l outgoing commerce.- · ' - . . ' " ' Among the sunken vessels are the steamers Edward H. Cole, Jacob S. Haskill, Isabella B. .Willy, a n d t w o unidentified ships. . . . A wireless call was received here, this afternoon from the New York Porto Rico passenger line steamship Carolina saying that she was being attacked by a German submarine. The crew of the Edward H. Cole said the ship was approached by two submarines and given 10 minutes to take to the boats. ..Then German sailors went aboard and blew up tbe vessel with bombs^ The Carolina, with 220 passengers aboard and 120 in her crew, was bound for an Atlantic port at which she is this afternoon, 12 hours overdue. . The Carolina, a vessel of 3,1.25 tons, has been long in the New York-Porto Rico trade. The crew of the*Edward H^'Cole was subsequently picked up by an American auxiliary naval vessel, brought to an Atlantic'port last night, and thence sent here by train. The auxiliary vessercarrying the Edward H. Cole's crew was pursued by the submarine but escaped by taking refuge in the Atlantic port. "' . " There are indications that the navy department has been watching closely reports of the appearance of enemy U-boats in unexpected places for some time and that the possibility of the; arrival of the craft off American ports -was foreseen. It was apparent, however, that the information'now available was'not sufficient to show whether a U-boat base had been established on this side or that cruiser submarines of perhaps 2,000 tons displacement were being used. . , : The attack upon American shipping almost at the very entrance of New York harbor is taken to mean that Germany has at last inaugurated a submarine campaign to break up transport of troops to France. Although there have been frequent rumors of submarines having-crossed the Atlantic since Ataerica entered the .war none has actually before attacked American shipping on this side of thei Atlantic. In October, 1916, tie,German submarine U-53, after visiting Newport, R. I., lay in waitfpr British shipping off Naritucket Lightship and got six: victims. Within the last week a South American ship arriving here brought reports of the pres- encp of two German submarines, in the vicinity of Bermuda. The reports that 15 vessels have been sunk, seeins to. indicate the presence of a number of submarines'and that the enemy has inaugurated an attack in force... ..,. .'.--·. · ' · " . - . ' ; , ,- . -,.'..:. " . s · . . . . . . . . . .,; fei,Asogfiil|J^o^th^^ ersey"yesteiilay,''-afterhbbh. ' ······"." : ' · _ ·''-.-:· ·' " ' · · . ; . , · " ' r ; If ATT MOTES 10 DESTROY UiBOATS. WASHINGTON, June 3.--Germany, by striking with her-submarines at the very doors of'America, bas v admitted to the world that the American army will turn the tide against her on the battlefields of France. ' -,At first news of the submarine raids on the Atlantic coast brought to the Navy Department today: by Associated Press dispatches was folowed by, official reoorts of. naval officials who declared that the American anti-submarine forces in home waters were ample to meet the attack. - All along the coast naval flying boats, submarine chasers and numberless other naval craft immediately got into action. . · ' All officials declared that the Navy Department was fully equipped to meet the thrust at the very fountain head of the flow of American troops to Europe and that all its agencies were being brought into ful force to find the submarines and destroy them. . · · ' ' . · ' ' PIKAT'ES'AT WORK O F F NEW EJfGtiiSB. ' . NEW YORK, June 3.--Two more 'American, vessels, the Hattie Dunn and the Samuel W. Hathaway, have been sunk by German submarines. The report was that they had fallen victims somewhere off New England. . MEN WHO SEEK TO AVOID JURY DUTY ARE SLACKERS DECLARES JUDGE REPPERT CANDY KITCHEN SOLD P. XkaUriw Clow* »«d With TTa»- tfgtm, Pa, 3bui Satorter. · Tta confectionery st*e of MHca- lariM fe Berbaiia, known here as the "Boston Candy Kitchen," has been sold to Sprb Kosmas, of Washington, FJu/the deal being closed Saturday. P.. XQularias, who had charge of the store here, -will take up the. active management of the Orpheum theatre. Tie store of MHuJariaa i.Berbatls at Monessen will he1 retained.. Tbe "Be*: toff Candy Kitchen" has been located in this city, tot the jjaat IS.yeari. A MOON'S FLORIDA MELON BRINGS^65 TO RED CROSS TREASURY ie auctioning of the watermelon j rfoon. brought from Florida, which | place on Brimstone corner oi rday evening, was a more stic- lul event.than the projectors of it hoped. A.'large crowd collected t Mayor Duggan, who acted as. .oneer, and in an extraordinary t of good will and sportsmanship, Jl they could to boost .the receipts h are to go to the Red Cross. The int realized, $65.00, was very i more than, was expected would j Kielved- e bidding was fixed at a nickel, ule of the auction being that the nan to make a bid was to receive lelon."provided 'no other bid was within a certain space of time. ver an hour the nickels ponred any persons not limiting, their p that'sum, in their rivalry to tthe fuad rather than in hope o? ing-the melon. The of e was kept In the bidding mood a affective appeals of Mayor Duggan,' Cqundilinwi FrTce, Ira Moon, Theodore M. Turffs and others: When finally brought to a close the purchaser presented the ration to Miss Charlotte Artzmin who had not only helped to arouse the;enthusiasm of the bidders; but had s"pent ; the greater pact, of ;the day in selling flowers.- on thej.street for the benefit of the .Red Crws. Mayor, Duggan,-with his accustomed gallantry to. the- fair sex. took Miss .Artzman and her prizd melon'home in his car. . President T. J. Hooper of the Connellsville .branch, of the Red Cross", was highly pleased with the results of the auction, and -particiiariy with 'the good nature and willingness to help .in a good cause that was exhibited by the boosters of the auction" and the bidders as well. Mr. Hooper states that a number of projects are -being considered to provide other means of increasing the f\nds lot the Red Cross! '-" ... · "WAKE-UP, AMERICA," AN UNUSUAL OPPORTUNITY TO LEARNWAR TRUTHS The Real btnation Depicted by the Great Illustrated IVar Patriotic lecture to Be Given Tonight. Thb people of t 'Connellsvillc- and vicinity will havs an unusual privilege this afternoon and evening to hear and see, without charge, the great illustrated patriotic war lecture, "Wake Dp, America," which will be delivered in the high school auditorium at 3 P. if. The lecture for the most part, consists of stereopticon slides and moving pictures. With each picture there is a' reading slide that briefly points the moral of the picture. And strong as are the spoken words of the lecturer ,and the words o? the reading slides, even stronger are the pictures themselves, depicting as they do the horvors of tile German methods oE warfare. After hearing this lecture and viewing these pictures, one realizes as never before what it would mean to us if the war comes to this country. And afterwards one feels that no sacrifice could be too great that will insure the winning of the war "over there." The material 'for the lecture and the picture to illustrate it were collected under the direction of John H. Patterson, president of the National Cash Register company, Dayton, 0., and used in connection, with the educational work among that company's employes.' Learning of the effective character of the lecture the government arranged for a delivery of it in Washington. Impressed with, its value Fayette Jurist Arraign* Them at Opening of June Court REFERS TO THE BIBLE Excuses Offered Similar tc Those to Man Who Gave Supper. SHOULD SERYB TVILLEfGLl Court Chides Those Who IVould Serve on Ordinary Cases Bat Decline IVhcn It Comes to Trial of a Homicide Case; Too Many Dodgers. ^as^a^meras^q, n . o ^ | n 6 , . . . . 'UJSOT": tn'l^vfar "situation., Mr. Patterson was asked to loan his material to the government. He did more than, that, He. organized a. number of companies to reproduce it in different sections o£ the country and all at his own expense. Arrangements for including Connellsville in Uie cities where this lecture will be presented. have been made jointly by Thomas J. Hooper, president of the Connellsville branch of the Ked Cross, and R. A. Neville, secretary of the Navy League. WALTER DULL, ONCE KEEPER OF TOMBS PRISON. DIES HERE 1VM Tetcnm of the CM! War ud Had Led a Mo»t AeUvo Life; 75 Tears Old. Walter Dull, .75 years old, a veteran of the Civil War and a former well known. Baltimore Ohio passenger conductor, died tnts morning at 7.10 o'clock- at ;his borne, No. 112 South 'Cottage aveWe, Mr. Dull had been In poor nealUi. for the* past three, years, although able to be about. On -Memorial Day. members of the William P. Kartz 'Post, No. 104,. Grand Army ot the Heiublie, assembled 'at bis home to celebrate bis birtbday. Mr. Dull was born in North Pittsburg street, Cpnnellsvllle, a son of the late .Jacob and Katfarine Dull. : He served ttiree years in the Civil war as a member ol Company H, 142nd Pennsylvania Volunteers. He was honor- ablr discharged at the close of the war. Following the war he was a passenger conductor on the Baltimore Ohio railrbatl, running- out of Co'n- nellsrille, untillS85; when he went to Philadelphia and opened a grocery store linder the firm name »f Dull Swope. He coatinued in that business until 1889, when he -turned to New' YorkiCity, was superintendent of an industrial benefit- association, ^'which continued until 1894. From' that time up until in 1915, when/ he returned to Connellsville, Mr. Dull was. employed as keeper in title De-. partment of .Correction in the Tombs prison; New York. City. He was a charter member .of the H. B. Claflin Post, N. 518, Department o£ Mew York,. Grand Army ot ; the EepubHc, and held offices as -junior vice commander, in 1891, senior vice commander in 18S2, and as commander in 1893. On his SOthrbirthday he was presented by the post- with ;" a gold, belt ad sword. In 1903 he was staff oflicer^on the staff of Commander-ln-Chief , of the Grand Army of tha. Republic. Cpon bis return , io Conneilsyflie he became a member of William F. Kurtz Pos-t. .. . . . ' . ; Mr. Dull was twice married. He. was married September 13; 1866, to 'Miss Louise A. Seaton of this vicinity; Her death occurred In New York in 1909. In J910, Mr. Dull was married In N«w York to Miss Prances Dela- hunt.-.wno survives. He is also survived by one sister, Mrs. Mary Maloy of Mount Savage, Md., and one brother, William Dull of Connelisvillc. Deceased was one of the . most widely known residents of Conneiasvllle, -and was held In the highest esteem by all with whom he came in contact. SCHOOL BOARD MEETS Orders Placed For Supplies, Teacher and Janitors Numed. Bids for-supplies were received at a meeting of tie school board this morning and orders were placed. Miss Eliabeth Long was elected teacher of Latin to fill the place, ol Miss Sally McBwan -who- died recently.- Miss Long formerly attended .the Connellsville schools and toqk a course -at Westminster. The.entire corps' of janitors was ' re-elected." They are:' Clark Huey, John Patterson, John McNamara,- -Aaron Fitzcraft, Rice Boyd, N. J. Henle, A; B. Stauffer, Christ Calvin and Eva Thorne. . -The ^question of fixing the teachers' salaries for the coming term was brought up but nothing was- done. ElfCTPASTORf I. G. Jface, of Hanorer Will Ho Krtcnd- ed. C»ll to : Eeformcd Church. I. G.'Nace' of Hanover', Pa., wasiyes- terday-elected by the Trinity Reformed church to nil. the vacancy caused by the. !death of the former, pastor, Hev. C. E.'Wagner. '. -· . A call will be extended to him today and it. is 'expected that te will accept' it. . ' f · · ALBERT STUART FIRST CONNELLSVILLE BOY TO BE WOUNDED BY HUNS Hit by a Bnllct in Right leg .Tuy 5, But Expects to Soon he Out and After .tlie "Bolls" Again. So far at is at present known, Sergeant Albert Stuart of 17th Company, 5th Eegiment, United States .Marine Corps, is the first Connellsville boy to have been wounded in action with the Germans of the western front. In a letter to his half-brother, W. G. Bradley, and written from Field Hospital No. 23. Post Office No. 7.10, un : Ser . date. o£ If ay 7, Sergeant Stuart isays:. . . "Just, a line to let you know that I am in the hospital .and am getting along fine. I received a bullet in my leg just below the hip on 'May 5. The doctors probecl for it and I felt kind of faint the next day, but am much hotter no-w: By the time you receive this. I expect to be out and after the 'Bulls' again, so you/need not worry about me. I a-m -well taken care of here and the doctors treat you fine. Sergeant. Stuart is a son oC C. E. Stuart ol Arcn street and. is well known about. Cbnnellsville. Since his last furlough home,.alDout four months ago, he has been promoted from cor- sergeant. SURGICAL DRESSING ROOMS Of 3lcI Cross to be Closed VJiiIc Alterations Are Bejn^ lllade. After this evening Uie rooms of the surgical dressing department at the headquarters oC the Red Cross in the old liigh school huilding will be clo;~- ed for two weeks "while improvement; and alterations auC a complete renovation of Uie rooms are being made. This becomes necessary io better adapt the rooms to the new requirements under which surgical dressing.* are to be made and also to allow an accumulation ol stocks of material used in making the dressings stats headquarters having reporte'd delays in tbe delivery by the manufacturer? The class under the charge or Miss Rebecca Sauter, instructor, will meet at 7.30 this evening to receive its last lesson preceding the temporary closing of- teh rooms. : Enters Training. Miss Julia Lovrney has entered the nurses training school of the Pittsburg hospital. Record Collection. Great Bethel Sunday school, Uniontown, yesterday contributed ?605.73 in the children's day collection. Too many seek to avoid jury dutr and 'too many, after they answgx^the-- summons, seek to avoid resiSonsibility, particularly, in homicide cases, said .Judge E. H. Reppert in his charge to the grand jury at the opening of the June term of criminal court in Uniontown this rooming. "Our system of trial by jury is justly regarded as among the chief guarantees of constitutional liberty," said the court. "It had its origin in' the struggle to establish tie.right of the citizen for protection against the exercise of arbitrary power. There may be those who decry the jury system as a means of administering, justice. We are not among them. The conscientious judgment of 12 men of average intelligence is the most efficient and satisfactory method yet devised for as.eertatniflg,.ttie,-truth as to-a~matter" of fact. ~." .' " . . "We are led to make this comment by the increasing difficulty of securing the attendance at court of men fitted for jury sen-ice." After the -wheel has been filled and the jurors summoned Uie situation becomes strikingly similar to that described in the 14th chapter of St. LuKe, beginning at the 16th verse,-where a certain man made-a great supper and.bade.many,' anti when supper Ume arrived and all ; things were ready they all with one I accord began to make excuse; and we j might add thai the excuses also are j strikingly similar. "\Ve well know the sacrifice, the in- 1 convenience, and the inadequate com- I penscttion of jury service, especially [ by those most competent to perform. ,'its duties. But if that which we most cherish is to- be preserved tben we must eternally romember that the priceless rights and privileges of s«lf- govemr.'.ent" carry corresponding duties and obligations which must be discharged. Of these' privileges the right to sit on. a jury is one of-th*' highest. To accept it.willingly wueri' called is a .duty with which no ordinary and usual engagement,-employ- |raent or business should be-permitted i to interfere. "We also well know that to many ;jury service is distasteful and irk- ; some. These are matters necessarily incident and. cannot be remedied. "We are engaged inji great war to make the world safe for.democracy as Ibe President has so well said. Why, it may be.asked, slxoutd we-b-send- ing our young men! to the trenches and the firing., line when we seek to be" excused from duty needed to make our immediate community safe to the. same end? Of what avail is it (bat trial is carefully conducted, that .the evidence is fully presented and the law applicable thereto correctly explained, if judgment, integrity and in- Continued on PaRc Three. Fair tonight and. Tu;e»day, is the noon : weather : forecast 1 1'or'.:Western Permsylvania. · · · ;·- ' . .Temperature Becord. · 191S 1917 ' ' 84 , - 6 3 '73: · , ' ROBERT GRIM EEISTS Xeaves Tomorrovr to go Into Training? . WiOr Henry ArOIlerj-. -.Robert Grim, employed a t - the WWght-Metzler Company store, will leave Tuesday to join teh heavy artillery-of the United States. He'en- listed in Pittsburg on Saturday. Grim is. a' teacber in the Sunday school of the First Presbyterian church, and is also a member of the church choir.. ./ Woman is Sentenced. ' Manny. Jones, of Dunbar township, arrested -.for .being drunk and disorderly on the information · of her husband, Guy, Jones,.-was given .72 hours in a cell, by Mayor Duggau this morning. . · . ' . LOCAL MEN FORM $95,000 COMPANY TO DEVELOP COAL TRACT IN WEST VIRGINIA A big coal deal in which prominent Connellsville men arb interested, was consummated a wee'k ag.- today, when the Hygradc Coal mine, along the Baltimore Ohio railroad, near Clarksburg, W. Va., was purchased from the Fairmont-Clarksburg Coal company. The new owners are C. W. Downs, C. E. Wilson, Mrs. E. A. Snyde-r, A. B. Kurtz, David Wert- heiraer, J. H. Henderson and H. L. Carpenter, who through their attorney Ross S. Matthews, has applied lor a charter for the new company to be known as the Conneilsvilie Hygrade Coal company ',with a capitalization of $85,000. They have also applied to West Virginia for a charter. Saturday afternoon an organization was effected by electing tbe following officers: President, C. £· Wilson: vice president. Harry L. Carpen- .ter; secretary and treasurer. C. W. Doyns; superintendent, J, H. Henderson. Tiie HjtgradB coal plant has been in operation near Clarksburg for ! the past eight years and is one of the ! best in West Virginia, It embraces 48 acres of Pitujburg coal which has never been touched, and tbe top vein of Redstone coal of about seven feet ^ i s now being worked. There were 6f- acres of ibis vein of coal, about.30 acres already being worked out. Be-. ing conveniently located along UM Baltimore Ohio railroad-and along the street car track loading out ol ' Clarksburg the facilities for working the mine are fine. About 25 men' arc employed. Wardlaw Graduates. William t. Wardlaw, son of Ja-met I Wardlaw, the expert mining teacher ; of Scottdale, has been graduated from j the school of pharmacy, University oi Pittsburg. He was granted his diploma on Friday. He already has secured employment in the Broadway Drug Store, Scottdale, where he p«f years of nis trailing In four

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