The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania on June 27, 1918 · Page 6
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The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania · Page 6

Connellsville, Pennsylvania
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Thursday, June 27, 1918
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AN EPOCH MAKING EVENT ; ; President and Mrs. Wilson were among the most interested spectators of the inauguration of airplane '--."·, and the President dropped the last missive in the bag. Postmaster Merritt L. Chance, of Wash- : gton, and Postmaster General Burleson are shown here just after receiving the letter which the President has tossed into the sack. C I L ' J T K A l N E W S P H O T O . S t R V C t , N E W Y O U * . A "DAUGHTER OF THE ARMY" Mrs, John Millikcn, wife of Captain MilLikcn, U. S. A., and daughter of General Payton C. March, chief of staff of the United Strites Army. Daughter of a soldier and wife of a soldier, she is demoting her time and energies in thi; interests of the boys in khaki, Her husband is with the A. E. F. in France. "RANGERS OF THE NORTH" WILL FIGHT ON BATTLE LINE By a recent order of the Military of Canada the Royal Northwestern Mounted Police has been mustered into the military service, and will go to France as a cavalry division of the Canadian Army. What the Texas Rangers are on the Mexican border the Northwest Police are on our Northern boundary, and, like their prototypes of the South, they have spread terror into the ranks of many bands of border outlaws. C E N T R A L NEWS PHOTO S E R V I C E . NEW yOR».. SERVING WITH THE RED . CROSS A Belgian war dog, fully protected against Hun frightfulnes?. These canines perform wonderful service ir. locating wounded soldiers, and thousands of fighters have been rescued by them. . . ,,\ . ' ... NATIONALIST LEADER Snapshot of John !:llon, head of The Nationalist party, made on a receftt trip ID Kolyhenc to attend a conference between the leaders of-the Nationalist and f.inn Fein factions. Two important Irish'qucs- tions~ conscription and home rule, were discussed. REWARDS FOR HEROISM Premier Clemenceau of France, playing the principal role in the decoration of a group of American soldiers with the Croix de Guerre for distinguished service in a raid on the enemy's trenches on the morning of March 1 last. CENTRS.L NEWS PHOTO SERVICE. NEW.YORK. H. M..S. VINDICTIVE The British cruiser "Vindictive" played an important role in.the raid on Zeebrugge, and later in the second raid on Ostend. In the latter engagement she was loaded with cement and sunk in the roadway of the harbor, completely blocking it to the passage of U-boats. The. photo shows the fore funnel of the vessel after the first engagement. HEAD OF BRITAIN'S NAVY INSPECTING AMERICAN DESTROYER Admiral Sir Rosslyn Wemyss, First Sea Lord of the British Admiralty, recently paid a visit to the American naval base in England and inspected the ships that are helping John Bull clean the sea of the German sea pirate. He is inspecting a nerw type gun aboard a destroyer. , £ N T R * L N E W S . PHOT D_e PLAYING THE ROLE OF SPECTATOR Leon Cadorc, star of Brooklyn's hurling staff last year, is here shown rooting for the diamond stars of the Atlanta, Southern League, tv-ar:: ~i .1 game a: Carnp Gordon, where Leon is now stationed, '..' '·:': : v.-^s drrfrcd ::uo the army, rm'i successfully passed through -.lie Officers* Training Camp at C. '*-;- T T ;r"0". He is now awaiting his commission. PREPARING AN EPITAPH FOR HEROES OF RAINBOW DIVISION An American war artist'is here fihown making a drawing of the ruins of the town in which the "American Rainbow Division" first saw action ia the great war, A small print of the drawing will be stamped on all graves of soldiers of the division who sacrifice their lives on the field of battle. C E N T R A L N t W G PHOTO S E R V I C E , NEW Y O R K . AFTER THE RAID ON ZEEBRUGGE Sailors on one of the vessels that took part in the memorable raid on the harbor of Zeebrugge are here shov.-n on the deck of their ship with a flame thrower that plcyeu an important role in the engagement. "Fritz" felt the sting of his own inventions in that engagement, and was convinced, by the liberal use of gas and liquid 5re» that h has no monopoly on those two weapons.

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