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PAGE THIRTEEN. fiRAIN MARKETS jSANOfe OF OPtlONs At CHICAGO. Nt . Whfit. prices duMM. / e«tH.. Oct.. Nov.. enpt., Oct... *»ov..; Oct.. Open 1-B8V4 High Low .Corn. 1.67* 1.56J4 1.6SH Lee 's 1.51$ l.esH, Oats. .76*4 . .70% <70H .TW ,«« ,7 .2 .?4^ .71V* .73*', 40.70 .Mess Pork. 41.20 40.70 41.00 41.80 Oct. Nov, e«pt. OcL. Nov. I. QE OF OPTIONS AT KAN8AB C1TV —Closed—. Open High Low Tod»y V'day ; 0«t». • .72H .12% .7154 .71* .7! .73!* ,73* ' ,72% .72H .7314 . .74Jt .74'* ;78» .73% .. .T8fc Corn. ^ . 1 .14 1.64 1.63M l.M'f 104% 1.82% 1.6314 1.01 *5 1.02'4 1.6U14, . 1.6UH 1.61'* 1-50 LtOt 1.61 it GRAIN AND PRODUCE. j Chicago. Chicago, Sept 7.--Weok-ond even- tag up of trades brought about advances today In the corn market. Ughtness of receipts counted in fnvor of the hulls. Offerings were not largo. Opening prices which ranged from V4c off. to MiC up with October $1.0?% to Jl.SSy, and November $1.57 to $1.67',i were followed by moderate upturns all around. Later the murket -weakened owing to assertions that stoppage of beer- making would increase the use of barley as feed, and would reduce the feeding demand for corn. Besides there were many predictions |bf a larger movement of corn to primary tenters nuxt week. The close was unsettled, MiC to' \%c net lower with October $lX74fc to and November ll.GISH to $1.60%. Oats hardened wllh corn. Changes, though were narrow. After oponlng unchanged to Mc lower with October '.IVjc to 72%c the market scored slight general gain. Provisions were Irregular. • Pork fell 41.00 the maximum for 11 single day. Lard continued firm, however; and upheld ribs. Trade lacked volume. Sharp rallies took place subsequently in pork as a result of cover- in;; for the week end. Chicago Closing Prices. Chicago, Sept. 7.—COIiiN—Septem­ ber U.56tt; October 11.07%0>14; November HM'id&fA. OATSi-Sept. 70%c; October 72Vi«J •Tic; November 73?Jc. 1MJKK—September J41.40; October HI.f.0. I -A rt t">—- September $27.00; October $2 (1 .70; November $2C.O?. SOKT IIIU3—Sept. $23.75; October $23.90; November $2:1.77. Kansas City Cash Prices. Kutisas City, Sept. 7.—WHEAT— T 'nclmngMl to ic 'lower; No. 1 hard $2.1Sf(i.2.2I; No. 2, $2.10@2.]OH; No. 1. red. $2.1S; No. 2, $2.15@2.16»4. COUN—Unchanged to Ic lower; No. 2 mixed $1.7301.75; No. 3, $1.70<8> 1.73; No. 2, white, $l.SSfjU.91; No. 3, Jl-.S5Sjl.X7: No. 2 yellow $1.74#1.7«; No. 3. $1.71«»t.73. . • -• , OATS -Unchanged to -3ic lower; No. 2. white 72Vi@73c; 80. 2 mixed 7t',.jiii72c. rtVE-$1.71&1.73. . KAFFIR AN DMJ1X) MAIZE—$3.42 ©3.45. 11AV—Unchanged. •SHORTS—$1.52@1.00. - Blt£K-$t.43@>1.D0. JIBCEJPTS-Wheat 330 cars. .. Kansas City Closing Prices, Kansas City, Sept. 7.—COltN—Sep- temher $!.«»%: October $1.62M; November $1.60%. Kansas City Produce. Kansas City, tio., Sept. 7.—DUT- THU- -Creamery 48c; firsts 40W°i seconds 4f>Hc; packing 37c. EGGS—-Firsts 41c; seconds 30c. POULTRY—Hens 2lM,c; roosters 18o; springs -26c; broilers 20c. New York Produce. New York, Sept. 7.—BUTTER— firm; creamery higher than extras RCIGH—-Steady; fresh gathered extras 51 (fi 52c. OHEESH— Firm; state whole milk, flats fresh specials 27V4ii>Wc POULTItY—AHvo. and. dressed, steady and unchanged. Chicago Produce. Chicago, Sept. 7.— BUTTErt— Higher; creamery 44®49VaC. BOOS—Firm; receipts 10,212 cases; firsts 41ffi42c; ordinary firsts 38® 40c; at mark cases, included 37@'Uc. POTATOES—Receipts 54 cars un^ changed. POULTRY—Alive lower; fowls 26® 30c; springs 28VsC t> * 4» $ • • •<$><$>**** WEEKLY GRAIN AND PROVI- <S> «> 8IONS, * ^ '•><$> ^ <!••$> <5> * ^ ^. <j> 4> ^. Chicago, Sept. 7.—Anxiety as to likelihood of damage by frost together with smallness of contract supplies hero chiefly brought about a material advance which took place this week in the value of corn, Compared with a week ago, pricos this murning wero up 1%<S to Vic; Oats g.iined ',4e to %c. - Setbacks of 12c to $1.90 were shown In provisions. Inasmuch aa official reports indicated that the bulk of the corn crop would not be safe from frost before September 15 or 20, BerloUB misgivings could not but result from word of heavy froBts In North Dakota and Minnesota and from lighter but continued visitations elsewhere. The tact Unit a minimum price of $3.20 for wheat next year had been definitely sotilcd was also a bullish factor.- Strength in oata come almost entirely from'corn. Shrinkage of demand for meats caused liquidation by holders of port* and ribs. ^ «. # » « ••• *••*>»••#>• «, LOCAL MAhrvET PRICE* * *•,«>«#•••'•••#•••• LOCAL GRAIN MARKET. un't IM.. und are wnolimwe prloDO.) • %'JIKAT-CIM*. J fcweL MM Feed CORK—C BB W, 11.64. PEED. BtUtf -$M7vi PW 10». CHOP—$3.70 ber 100. EUJun—$6.66 per 100. . HAY, ' • A • i • <PfMSe» gWen or the BtU Conpeny.) m . ••. ' Altolf* hay—120 a It* " HIDES. t ^ - 4 (Portiiebed by J. P. Hohleder, faldee '"oilfi SALT MltiaS— Mo. 1, 190, ORBEN SELT IDJJBB—No. 3 180. HOttSB «IDB3-^$».fl0 to*5.60 v SHBBH VWLTS— 2B« io |2.00; URBWN.HIUWB—3c less than cured. ' UAIJF CUlUill)—1J4C ie#B than OHKEN SALT OLUB—lOo, GRHBN SALT DUU. HIDES—No. 1,160. ORBEN SALT UUU, H1DBU— MO. 2, 15C. - HUTCHINeOh PROOWCI. (Wholesale price* furnished *y Call Nelsoa.) UliN3--21e. ' • BROILERS—1918 hatotj, 23c. ••• OLD ROOSTHRS—16c t • • DUCKS—Full feathere*, 'iSC . YOUNO TOU TUIUOBtaA-U IIN. and over, 12c TURKEY HENS— S lbs anil OT «T 23c • No. 2 and small turkeys, halt grle*. OKBSE—Full feathered, lie, OLD TOMS-gOo. GUINEA8—2Sc KOOS— Candle, loan off, $0.60. OAIBY. BUlTEll FAT—Alamlto, 51c, delivered in Hutchinson. READY FOR FIRST ARMY (Continued from Pec* 1.) that S00 American fighting planes are now In France. Prisoners of W»r. .. Oonoral March would not discuss the report that plans were bclnfc formulated Tor bringing to the United States German prisoners of war. in answer to ;v specific question, he. said that tho entire Bobject nf prisoners of war would he considered at the convention about In meet In •Berne, Switzerland. GERMANY SCOLDING. 4> * €> . <$>. London, Friday, Sept. 6.—(British Wireler.s.)^-The German official news agency, the Wolff Bureau, is blamed by tho Cologne Gazette tor Ihe maimer In which tho German people Save taken the defeat of their Teutonic forcTa to heart. The Gazette too complains that the Wolff Bureau's official reports aroused tbe Impression with their description of great German successes, that Germany's enemies were exhausled and tluit It needed only one supreme exertion to accomplish their utter defeat. Tho paper recalls how the harvest was over-estimated in tho first years of the war, how German hopes wore "based on promised supplies from Russia and the limine and on tho U-boat war, and how "inventions of all sorts were trumpeted forth." The Gazelle quotes from a Wolff Bureau dispatch which : spoko of enormous supplies of clothing cai> tured In Russia, Italy and northern France anil which represented the booty iu rubber and copper as sufficient to cover tbe German army's requirements for a year. "It is not to be wondered," tho newspaper says, "that there would bo disappointment and mistakes when'afterwurd wo are asked to part with our clothes snd door handles to cover your general needs." (live stock mum) Kansas City. Kansas City, Mo. ( Sept. 7.—HOGS— Steady (0 loe lower; bnlk $19,000 $19.76; heavy $19.25©20.00; packers and butchers »19.00©20.00; light $18.76© 19.80; pigs $16.00(8) 18.50. CATTLB-^Receipts 1.600; no south­ erns; Rteadyj lirimo fed steers $17.26 WIS.75; .drcSBCd beef steers $11,004? 17.00; western steers $10.00 0 14.50! southern aleers $7.66014.25; cows $6.26012.50; heifers . $8.00(0)14.00; stockers and feeders $7,506/10,00; bulls $7.50® 10.00; calves $7.50@13.6d.' SHBBP.—Receipts 500; ; steady! lanibs $.16.60#17.25; yearlings $10.60 ©14.60; Wethers $10.00013.25; < ew «B $8.BOg>12.25; stockers and feeders $7.00@18.50. Chicago. ' Chicago, 9ept. 7.—(U. S. Bureau of Markets)—HOGS — Receipts 4,000; market Unevenly 10@'20o higher; some 25c up; top $20.00; butchers '119.25^19.95; light $1.9.40020.00; packing $18.40@19.10: rougli $17.76© 18.25; pigs good and choice $1S.00©> 19.00. CATTLB—Receipts 2,000; good native steers ateady to strong; others mostly 25o lower; westerns steady! butchers mostly fifty cents . lower; bulls off more and canners less; Veal calvcB $25@>50c higher; Btockers and feeders stendy. SHEEP—Ileceipts 1,000; fat lambs and yearlings 25c to 40c lower; sheep steady to 25c lower; feeding lambs steady to 25c higher; and of sheep 25c to fiOc higher; yearlings and breeders steady. , . St. Joseph,. St. Joseph, Mo., SCpt. 7.—HOGS— Recelpls 3.000; generalty^ctendy; top $19.90; bulk $19.2S@19.76. CATTLE—Receipts 200; steady!, steers $9.00@18.00; COWB and heifers $5.7C@16.00; calves $6.00(g) 14.00. SHEEP—Receipts 000; steady; lambs $11.00@17.25; ewes $5.00@ 11.00. .... PRICE OF SUGAR. It Has Been Placed at New Value for ( Year. . Washington, Sept. 7.—Tho prico of cane sugar fur next year has been fixed on the basis of granulated at nine cents, less two percent, K. O. B. at seaboard refining points. The order is effective September 9. ' ' The sugar equalization board, which fixed tho prico with tho approval of President Wilson announced that wholesale and retail dealers would be required to pell at the old basis until their stocks of low priced sugars are exhausted. No averaging of prices will be permitted. , -I. W. W. In Leavenworth. Leavenworth, Kan., Sept. 7.—Ninety three Industrial Workers of the World recently convicted at Chicago of violation of the espionage act, wero delivered to tho Federal prison here this afternoon. They were brought from Chicago on a special-train. SOLDIERS LIKE LEMON DROPS. About 200,000 Pounds Being Sypplled to Army Each Month. The,War Department authorizes tho following: LBmon drops arc BO popular in the Army that considerable difficulty has been experienced by tho subsistence division of the Quartermaster Corps in obtaining the quantity and quality desired.- About 200,000 pounda of lomou drops are used each month at the present time, constituting; about 16, per cent of the amount of caudy. furnished to the Army. At the beginning of the war it was found that most of tbe lemon drops being manufactured for tie, coiamer- clal market' were not adaptable, for use in the Army. Most of these lemon drops were made of glucose, and inferior and imitation > fruit flavors. The lemon drops now being supplied to the Army are made of pure- granulated Bugar aud are flavored with an !,emuWion mado from the rind of the lemon It is found that an extra sour lemon drop Is the favorite with the soldiers The product made from the formula used has tlie tblrsl-qupnching quality of lemonadp. Somewhere. Mr. Flatbush—So your Uusband la "somewhere in France?" Mrs. Beusonhurst—So 1 beilevo. Mrs. Fiatbush-*-But don't you know where. Mrs. Bensonhursl—No. Mis. Flatbush—Don't you feel,somewhat concerned? -• Mrs. Bensonhurst—Why, no, When lie was here I knew he was aoujewhere (n America but half of the tlnje I didn't know > here.— Youkprs State*-' Wichita. Wichita, Kan., Sept. 7.—HOGS— Receipts, 600; steady; top, $19.75; bulk, $19.36019.65. CATTLE—Receipts', 150; nominal; native steers, $10.00@17.00; cows and heifers, $6,500)9.50 stockers and feedors, $7.00@i2.50; stock cows and heifers, $6.00@7.50; bulls, $6.60® 7.50; calves, $7.00@12.00. I WALL STREET J TWO WEDGES HAVE MET Those Driven by British and German in Center of Line. CRITICAL POtNT REACHED A Few Dayt Ago, Then Tide Began to Turn in Paver of tbe Allies. influenced by the further farorablo war news and absence of yesterday's pressure, stocks displayed a steadier tone throughout today's brief session. Short covering also added to the better tendency, especially in such leaders as United States steel and Canadian Pacific, which retained tho greater part of their ono.to two point gains. M'ore - moderate strength was shown by Anacondaicopper,'American car, United Stales rubber, Maxwell •motors, United'.'cigars, Atchison, Wabash preferred and Seaboard Air Lino. Union Pacific was slightly- reactionary with St. Paul and General Motors. The closing was firm. Sales approximated 200,000 Bhares. The moderate rally in which short covering was no Inconsiderable factor, attended the opening of today's stock market, most leaders showing fractional advances over yesterday's final prices. Trading was cautious, however, in consequence of the additional credit restrictions and dealings for the most part wero limited to relatively small lots. Union Pacific was the only .investment Issue to register more than a nominal dgcllno but this was offset by Canadian Pacific's gain of 114 points. Steels, equipments aud specialties were steady to firm. New York Money. New York, Sept. 7.—Mercantile paper 6 percent. Sterling: 60 day bills $4.72%; commercial 60 day bills on banks $4.72; commercial 60 day bills $4.71%; demand $4.76%; cables $4.76%. Francs demand $5,49; cables $5.48. Mexican dollars 78c. Government bonds and railroad bonds steady. New York 6ugar' New York, Sept. 7.—Itaw sugar steady: centrifugal 6.055; fine granulated 7.60. ^ , Bank Statement. New York, Sept. 7.—Tho actual condition of clearing bouse banks and trust companies shows that they hold $58,715,440 reserve In excess of legal requirements. This is an increase of $3,387,690 from last week's. ^D »qt /M and Funerals | SAUNDERS FUNERAL. Prvt George Saunders Will Be Buried With Military Honors. Private George Saunders, sqn of Mr. and .Mrs. George Saunders of 232 Fifth weBt, who died this week at Camp Funston, will be buried Sunday. The funeral will be held at 3 p. m. from the C. M. R. church on E east. The, Home Guards, Capt. B. S. Berry commanding, Joe Hooker IPoBt, G. A, JL, J. B. Holmes commanding, will attend in. a body. Eulogies by Captains A. B. Noonan, B. S,- Berry, Rev. R. C. Henderaon and Jaeut.-Qqv. W. Y. Morgan. Rev, J. H. Allen will have charge Qf the services. at MRS. W. R. SCOTT DIE8. Former Resident Passes Away Colorado Springs, Colorado. Word has been received here telling of the death of Mrs. W. R. Scott a former resident of Hutchinson which occurred Sunday morning following an .operation. Mrs. Scott is survived' by eight children, and her husband. One aon, Ernest, recently was killed in France serving bis country. Burial took placenta Colorado Springs where ine-family now makes their home. Tbe fourth Liberty loan bonds will be offered September 28. Tag, person who can, but doesn't buy, is a vlucker •—Modern Woodman, (By K. Walter.) London, Sept 4.—The British wedge and the German wedgo have met In the center of tho great battle line and the German wedge is crumbling. London .has been holding its breath tho last few days. We knew that a critical point of the campaign had been reached and that everything depended upon the ability of Halg's men to bold, crush and disperse the German concentration west of Cambral. The capture of Lens on the north and of Cjueant on the south shows plainly that ' the penetration of the British wedge with i|£ center on tho Arras Cambral road has been effective. Until yestcjrday there was still a possibility that the heroic advanco at this point might be checked at tbe flanks and so leave us with nothing but a dangerous salient for all our sacrifices. But the advance has been carried out with such ( «kllu*ul concentration and support that it has sent shivers up and down tho German line and has- smashed tVe German wedge which bad been farmed to meet It. Arras Was Key. In previous cables, I have frequently called attention to the importance of Aria* as the key of the whole situation. Home's first British army which defended It was the rock on which the German spring offensive split. The advance of tbis same army IS today being used by Foch as the key move in his Btrategy. The only question Is which way will he turn it, north or south? Tbe capture.of Lens on the north was less strongly contested than that of Quaint on the south, but it would not do to conclude from this that Hindenburg feared the northern turn of tho key more than the southern one. Lens had been au uncomfortable position {or a long time. What will be clear to both sides is that the brilliant progress of General 'Mangin has brought him to some very difficult territory In tho hills aud forests that lie between Gulscard, Chauny and Laon, a territory' which now constitutes the main citadel of tho •German line. It is in the'apex of the great salient formed by the whole German lino from the North sea to Verdun. Direct a-ssault; Of this citadel would be a Jcostly'business. Main Purpose.-. It may be assumed that, the main purpose of the British advance is to relieve tho French and force a surrender of tho citadel by gradual absorption of the Hlndercburg line, which defends it from a flank attack on the north. On this theory the first obective whie.h Cermany's yesterday's defeat makes possible would be an advance to ^Cambral and the ultimate objective, the capture of Saint Quentin which would render the citadel of hills and forests untenable. But before this can be accomplished a battle of unprecedented scale must bo fought whose duration must* depend entirely upon the speed which tho conquering British armies can maintain, always supposing that Hindenburg fools himself strong enough to facu such a battle. If he does not a German retreat on a sensational scale would be the only alternative. FIRST TO PIERCE HINDENBURG'S LINE RUBE AND BENNY .tOlN THE BIG GAME Rube Marquard and Benny Kauff in their uniforms. Two big- leafrue ball players passed on to the greatest game of ail recently after having; rounded out the season with their respective clubs. Rube Marquard, who (pitched for Brooklyn, will return to the mine sweeping division of the U. S. navy; while Benny Knuff, now a corporal in tho national army, having terminated, his furlough, has reported ,to hia' company at Camp Sherman, O. ' CONTINUED GAINS MADE BY ALLIES (Continued from Page 1.) headway in the enemy positions in the vlrlnliy of Cantelleux -and Vlo- laliic:!. . have been advancing there is no change in the situation. Barisis, north of the Aile.tte, was captured in heavy fighting. South of the river the French have taken i Nauteull-La-Fosse, Coude Fort and 1 Conde-Sur-Aisne. The statement follows: "Between tho Sommc and the Oise, French troops 'continued to make progress during the entire night, overcoming local resistance and forcing back the enemy rear guards. "Advancing on both sides of the. Somme the French occupied Pillion, Sommetto-Eaucourt, Dury and Olleay. Further south the French are holdiHK Gugny and have reached the western edge of Genlia wood. "North of the Oise, French troops are in Tergnier. They have pushed' east of this village to Ihe railway and canal. Norlh of the Allelic the lower forest of Coucy is entirely in our possession as well as Barisis, which was captured in heavy fighting, notwithstanding the stubborn resistance of the enemy. "North of Qtilncy-llas, the French have passed beyond the villages of Aulers and Bassoles-Aulcrs. South of the Ailetto, Nanteull -lJi- Fosse, Conde Fort, and Conde-Sur-Aisne are ours. "There la- no change north of (be Vcsle." * * •* * <i- <?•• *• * <? «• * 1847 Rogers Bros. Community Plate Holmes & Edwards Silvcrwear of Quality ' Full Line of all Leading Makes and Patterns A. L. WILSON t Lcadidg Jeweler 108 N. Main St. Prompt Delivery W« are prepared to All or- tlere (or WOOIJSTOCK Typewrite™ prumptly. Factory >utpyt Inereaaeil over Utree Umee in all montha to meet till, srawina- demand iortbia popular marhine. A Boon to Buaioett Typewriter Exch.inoJ, 7 Sherm.in. aat-l'MiH-lhu TOO LATE TO CLASSIFY. WANT B<KKI ovtTcuat, Hiso ID; i.hulu- 5^1. 'ID TKAIJI-; —rriienuiilly nrw Oultlanii .Six S |M.,.r !.-iif'r fr.tr I,UII1[;K i-a:- or L-IU.-IIMI car. l'hi,lit- S'.HiJ, li-7 WITH BRITISH ARMY. •?• p • <?> • <*><«>•$<£'$•<?><$><$'?> <j, ^ * NEAR LA FERE NOW. «> «> <V •.•>•?> V <•> ~P + 4> 4y London, Sept. 7 —(1 P. M.)—Tergnier, three miles west of LJI Fere has been captured by French troops. The French have advanced on a 20 mile front to an average depth of two miles and at some places to a depth of four miles. They occupied Tergnier without opposition. Tho French troops also reached the forest of Coucy and now are on a big-stretch of entirely now ground. British progress on practically the whole battle front from llavrincoiirt wood to the river Aisno continued this morning with rather greater rapidity than had been expected. The Line. The British lluo starting at llaviln- court of' which the British occupy practically one half runs through Met£En-Ooutre and Fins, then by I.ienimont, Longavesnes, Tlucourl- Doiichy, llancourt and Tertry to Lun- chy, where II. Joins the French Hue. Tho French line runs as follows: Aublsny, Dury, Ollezy, south of Friercs-Falllouel, Tergnier, Uieu west of Amlgny, through Petit Darlsls, Bassoles-Aulers, which the Flench have also captured, then to the west of Mont Den Singes, Laffaux Mill and weal of Sancy to (Jeilea on Ihe Aisno where the line joins the obi front. <8> * <•> * 4> <•> * <}• 4- * * <!• <i> With the British armies In France, Sept. 7.—(Hy The Associated Press) —British troops today advanced to'the east of ljongavesncs and Ueramont in the region northeast of Peronne. 'Other' forces of Field Marshal llaig crossed tbe NnrluFlns road. In the Lys salient the British north of lOrquinghtjm are pushing toward the western bank of the river l.ys. The British have advanced north of Hill Gil to the l .i! ltossignol. The Brlliiii are well to the east of llancourt and are more than nine miles to the oast of the river Somme. I Along the Cologne river, Tlncourt has j 'been readied. 1 Retire All Along Line. •- Tho German retirement continues throughout the whole area to the west of Cambral and St. QueiHln and the Urltish advance guards In the zone generally " between Cambral and Peronne are close to the Hindenburg line. Numerous fires still are burning as the Germans retreat and there have been many more explosions. Tbe British In the southern area have made rapid strides forward and this morning were more than nine miles to the east of the Somme, being some distance to the cast of llancourt. Along the Cologne river, Tlncourt has been reached and north of here the British are east of l-ongavesnes and I.leramcnt. There has been a rather stiff resistance from enemy rear guards wftb machine guns In several places. l-'Olt HUNT--l-;t<!Kiiii|]y riirnlslinl :, ilium Uiutralow; strictly irioiioin; nurth pail. yaniKf; ph.,ii,. I,t;!<. ;-ll All Klmls of stuvo ropautiit;. l J h<mt: sin. e-II cotx limn Locks aiul ruiw tlkii li»!w; offi-ieu HI ont'-lwilf nctu.il value; I'lione ;;nt. 7-t.r W'A.NTKIl—Lady In altrrnnlltin detmrt- inpiu. Ltwl.s Tallurltju ncl (.-k-anlitt; ;-n FtHt IlKNT—7-rouni Irunsc; .1. '1*. I'altnef. HIU -V Wiwl; General Home. General Sir Henry Homo Is the tsia who is leading the British forces which ha -X' broken through the German 's l>rc<'cvrrt-C!ue«m. switch line, a part of the outer Hindenburg Hue. This action forces the Huns In that Rector to fall back to the Hindenburg "reserve" line. In three days of fighting Home's forces look'H.iiOO prisoners and twenty five guns and falue4 eifcbt wiles of territory. <s> ' <t> «> BRITISH STATEMENT. *> • * •j> «> <ji <«. <r> <» <{>'*•*' <j- * London, Sept. 7.—British troops advancing last night on the front to the southeast and northeast of Poronne captured the towns of llan­ court, Sorel I^-Grand and Metss-En- Couture, says today's war office announcement. Flghling their way toward tho left flank of tho .German positions along the Canal du Nord from llavrlncourt northward the British penetrated the western part of Havruicourt wood, taking prisoners a3 they progressed. In Flanders tho British are pushing toward MesBlnes, near* lb o southern end of the Messlnes ridge, and they advanced their lines last night a short dlstauce in the direction of the town. North of l.a llassco Canal on the Flanders front British patrols made WANTHU—UaiKlbli; nilildl'* asnl wltl'w wi'tiian or tin for liousru-ork, phone ZHi-i. '. Tit TWO modern li^-lit linu-st-ki'i'l'iHK ivtmi*; I'liMlli; 31111. 7-11 t.'ITV lu.viiti. any ain"unt. N'.'wtln Majinniff l'n. UuVi North .Main. IXilt SAI.I-: -llun.io nn.l lo lots, luitlt; fur Wk-hltu i>:-o;.i rty; inquire ;,'J'l Klriu wosl. '-31 NuTK'K St.'OnT.S"--!'^'!-,. vwll i,o .-.pet-lal ii..:t:ii)r ttmi|;ht at Ur. I'cller'.s ulli''-: lnipi.runil lnlslrie *M. l-'rid Wt.ft, ,-h'er .Seoul. ' V-lL NtlTli'l-:, HO H'TH—There will U« I 'ieelal ' I tlUK Wlllyht lit llr. i J ...l Iri-'n .J.fli'e; lllllturlnnl IniameHS. l''ri;<l Went, elllel scout. 7-!l «. FINNS TO AID HUNS. * <v r v .$> 4> <is •i, <j. * -Sj *> <5>'>v Paris, Sept. 7.— (llavas Agency)— A treaty^ of alliance has been concluded between Germany and Finland under which the entire man power ol Finland is put at Germany's disposal, according to a dispatch to tbe Matin from Copenhagen. In the Vospee. Willi the American forces in France, Friday, Sept. 0.— (By The Associated Press.)—The artillery fire In the American sector in the Wocvere was heavier today than it has been for Iwo weeks. In the Vosges iiowevur the firing activity dfVcre .i »',ed. The pilot and observer of a German airpluno that was shot down by the French and fell within tho American lines were captured today by American troops. American patrols had a sharp encounter wilh an enemy ambushing parly last night. Another enemy patrol approached the American wire but beat u hasly retreat when It was fired upon. , German Statement. llcrllu, Sept. 7.—(Via Ixnidon)—On the heights uortheast of Ftsiues, in tho.. Vesla river region, the German forces yesterday repulsed renewed attacks by the Americans, says tho official statement issued today by I tin German army headquarters. On the Somme and Olno rivers the enemy followed the Germans retiring by way of Hum and Cliauny und during the evening wu« engaged in fighting the Gorman rear guards on tho line of Aiablgny-Vlllequlcr Aumont. On the Aisne river to the east of Vallly the statement says tho Germans are In fighting contact with 'the enemy. Some Sub Officers. lrfindon, Sept. 6.—(Briiish wireless service)---The publication by the British admiralty of the names of the commanding officer^ of 150 submarines disposed of by the British navy wa» welcomed by the British press today. Tito newspapers polut out that of l-'tflt SAJ.^—I-'our holl.-'es, clos,- In. t.|,ee>itl in-lewM If titkun al oncu; sec .1. ((• Cuii;i- tje.ll; li<MJ North Wv\Hhlh«lon. 7 - U Ft HI ItKNT- - I'M First Wost, IIIIKIIICSS lo- irlit'll; ivuiilil iniikt: B 'M 'f-l r.-Hhleiu'e or iinlMK house; see .1. 11. 'Oarniiuell, tint; North Wiushlnuton. 7-Jt Kl)U HI7NT—iltkU'in, except funiaee Willi Klee |Mlli; tfullery; plinn* tyiltnv. .-It FOK KltlN'l'—l-'tirnlohetl house at U'U l:asi tatll; phone 104. 7-H [•'Oil SAI.K—1U17 Kurd Inurinis, fnst -claUM eoii.litlon; shock ahuerlteiiJ, 14S0; ;,lj .Seventh l<:ast; phono U90J.) eienlriga. ii-:'t WANTI-Ml--\Vitltre«fcen. cook and launtlry Kirls m I'urlhthd t:offee llourte; wjn open SVe<lrH<*uji.y. ;-tt Mi.iIil-iHN lucma in |f°°d locution; .-all 3£U7J. 7.It (•'UK WAL.I-1 I-'lve »lioats; one thuruujjh- hre*l pryniuulh rock cockrel and one driving lioi-se; ihreu jnllejj north of Ith l.oriLlne. C. W. tMirlblttjiher. V-iU 1 'VlK UK.NT—l-'urntHheil ^rooni etiltiike, MiMlern; I'JaJtt Sixteenth. 7-^ Kdlt SAlel'WhXHi 6in <l rye, |l.h:, )K -r titi: phoiiu ieS-F-t; Kay M'eiker. i n WA.NTI-'.li llrlfrht, youn^ woui.tu, evpci - lenet^t In niinuiery, ex-.'ilenl uriporluii- Ity l"i- rulvmieiriitelil; addie»s Milhller\. ear,; Ncwa. 7,jt these 150 German officcris only out. escaped, 1 t'i are dead, 27 are prison-" era and six are inierned in neutral countries. SOME CAMOUFLAGE. 1 Two Hun Submarines Are Dlsjulsed as Fishing Craft. An AUnuUt Port. Sept. 7.- Two German submarim s disguised as flKltiiu.: craft and carrying sails are operating a lew hundred miles off the Atlantic coast, according to Information 'raus- mltu-d to the naval authorities by the officers' of British and French Bleam- ships arriving here today. Officers of the British vessel said they became suspicious of Iwo sailing vewaels sighted about dawn traveling six miles apart suddenly tbe sails camo down and puffB of smoke up- pvared. Tho English, capmlu crowded on speed aud escaped alter an all day xlg-xas riight. The French vessel reported an encounter ut about the Bume locality, Urn >*renclmian fighting off the submarine after an engagement lasting several hours. Thu "more than a million" now in France are entitled to the best we can Bend thuui iu everything.—Modern Woodman, Wo don't particularly care for ibo man who specializes in seeking out "dirty outrages."—Atchison Globe. Don't be so Interested in your own success to notice that your nelgtlbor« ur« doing well.— Atchison Globe,

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