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,\a ♦ ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦•♦•♦••♦■•♦■•f ATEST news earliest; the 4 paper with an opinion ♦ 44+4+++++******** THE DAILY JOURNAL-HERALD THE JOCKNAUHERALD RECEIVES THE FULL UNITED PRESS WIRE NEWS REPORTS **********444***+ ♦ * AKE shopping easier by ♦ reading our ads today * * 4 + + 4 + 000 + + + +00000 + :m WEATHER—Fair, continued warm tonight and Saturday. DELAWARE. OHIO, FRIDAY EVEN' IN'<i. II IV -H. l»l«. VOLUME 71. XO. 88. PRICE TE* CENTS PER 1 TERRIFIC HEAT TO GONTINUt 47 IN MILE WEST 115 RESULT WILLIS GIVES UP GALLUSES HOPES MAY WEST Scenes on Western Front; General Who Leads Attack HIM OF MIDDLE NOI 0E1P EM By United Pit's*. Washington, July '-«—The Headier bureau tinlay held out a little hope to the middle-west tbat the terrific Seat ot the |>ast fen days might soon tome to an end—but any hope for that section hi at the expense of the Atlantic seaboard. There is 100 degree weather in sight along the coast, it is declared and this will mean greater than has been felt ln the middlewest where ♦ ♦ 4 ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ 0 4 '+. ♦ ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦■♦♦♦♦♦♦ 4 •SNOW-BALLS" l\ CHICAGO ♦ ♦ ♦ 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 By United Press. Chicago. July 28.—Urchins startled pedestrians along Michigan avenue when they started "snowballing each other. They had found a box eif Ice shavings which made "good picking.' Police Intervened when gathering onlookers blocked traffic. 4**************** for the most [tart the humidity ha. been low. Hope for Si or ins. A series of thunderstorms, pres- saged by the increasing heaviness of the atmosphere in the Mississippi | Valley may break the tropic spell it is believed. If it does not the weather tbat has been ruining crops', in the country and smothering l>a- 'nies in the cities is likely to continue. The northwest shows no at- * mospheric conditions that would aid , to bring about the prayed for change; this side of the Rockies. Bermuda High. At the weather bureau the blame is placed on Hermunda high. That is a way of saying the area of high' pressure air over Bermuda and the surrounding Atlantic is largely responsible for keeping the weather elsewhere hot. This area of high pressure air has prevented the hot currents from the mainland from moving out to sea. Even the Pacific coast is not to he exempt from suffering it was said today and may expect abnormally warm spell in the course of a few- days. TWENTY-SIX DIE IN H By United Press. Chicago, July 28.—Twenty-six persons died during the night as a result of the terrific heat wave which has been sweeping prairie states the last two weeks, reports to the coro- the mercury climbed to 101 in tbe shade, beating heat records for the last 25 years. At New Orleans tbe temperature was 90. The lowest temperatures for the day were recorded at Boston and San Francis- ii.' United Press. Columbur-, July 28.—Governor. Willis bought his first belt Friday. "It's too hot for galluses," he said j Hut the governor still was perspii-' ing freely Friday. "Forty years of suspenders makei a man nervous nhen it comes tei trusting trousers to a xAWte belt," hej confessed. "It makes me sweat with; (right to get up suddenly and miss! the reassuring pull of galluses on' my shoulders." Sherman Cuneo, deputy state (ire marshal and long-time Willis li«u- tenant, was outraged Friday at the governor's surrender to waistline support Sherm, though not an ornate dresser, likes galluses." "They're time-savers," he said. "I was just about to recommend to ++++++++++++++++ 4 LEFT HIM UNTOUCHED. ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ 4 4 4 —Caspar Schultz was milk- ♦ ♦ ing a cow in his barn. His ♦ ♦ horse was hitched a few feet ♦ ♦ away. A forked bolt of ♦ ♦ lightning killed both an- ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ 4++ + + + + + + + + + + + + + + By United Press. Livingston. N. J., July 28. —Caspar Schultz was milking a cow in his barn. His horse was hitched a few feet away. A forked bolt of lightning killed both animals, leaving him unhurt. the state civil service commission's efficiency department that all male state employes be compelled to wear suspenders on the grounds belt- wearers lose five minutes out of every hour in hitching up their trousers. "Now 1 suppose 1 dassent do it " T ON THE 00111 By I'nited Press. London. July 28.—Until today British troops fighting to push on I through in the Pozieres sector have been thrusting up hill. Today they have the advantage of fighting from above on an enemy below on lower ground. They have the added advantage of attacking an enemy un- last six months with practically no concerted infantry attacks. Experts here agree that the kais- e■!* will make desperate attempts ln concerted counter attacks to win back the ground wrung in by inch almost from his shoulders by the British. An advance very much farther along the road from Pozieres to Bapaume by the British would menace the German troops in the ner s office stated today. This:*-". The thermometers there regis brings the total number of dead in | tered 66. Chicago as a result of the heat upj to 44 within the last 24 hours. The total number of victims was! + ♦ 4 \4 ♦ ♦ \4 swelled to 47 with reports from Minneapolis, Rock Island and Phoenix, Artz., of one dead at each place from the heat. No Let Up Seen. No let up in the heat was promised today. At the weather bureau'. the prediction for the middlewest- ->• was "fair and continued higher tem-i'*' perature." Business houses are,* planning to close their stores an * hour earlier. So intense was the^ heat today that contractors wouldn't j tot laborera work (or fear ot heat' prostrations. The health department issued bul-j letins warning mothers to watch the. milk served their babies. Milk deal-) ers were warned they would lose their milk license lf their milk was not pastufcrlzed. Thousands of tons) of Ice were given away in the poor districts here in an effort to bring relief.' Every bathing beacfi in Chicago is Jammed from morning until night. Even there the relief was not so great. Records Are Broken. Heat records for the last live, years were broken here yesterday! when street level thermometers reg-j (stored 103. It was comparatively cool along the border where the mercury registered 90 at El Paso and 88 at Brownsrille. At San Antonio it was only 86. At Freeport, Ills., *************** HUBBY DIDN'T LIKE IT. By I'nited I'ress. New York, July 28.--Because her husband of less than a year thinks swimming in public places "highly Immoral," Mrs. Lucille Shaper, 3Ew Is seeking a divorce from Shaper, 70. ♦ ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦•♦■♦ ♦ ♦ WAS A WISE LAD. ♦ British battery on way to front in Somme region; General Itirdwood- R u** iikM.n in trench on the western front. an troop* wearing French liel- These pictures have just bet members of the British batterv n received from the Western front. Observe how spick and span are the who are on their way to the front in the bloody Somme region. Russian troops, wearing French helmets, have done some hard fighting on the western front. General Bird wood is the commander of Australian troops in Prance who in,recent engagements have covered themselves over with glory. ald-sd by natural cover and now angie of the line from Thiepval ousted from the permanent steel and south possibly forcing a retirement concrete constructed trenches, per- there. fected ln the long months of the' i deadlock in the line. Foremost among the disadvantages of General Haig's position was the fact that the kaiser is making superhuman efforts to stem any further break in his lines. Reserves have been stripped from all along the remainder of the German front to be massed against the British or used in desperate counter attack. Special dispatches from Verdun says the German attack there has waned into a mere ordinary assault instead of the holocaust of flame from artillery with which the French fort- res.* has been deluged during the By United Press. Lake Forest. Lll.. July tt. —It was awfully hot. and when John Roberston saw police toting a keg of confiscated beer into the station lie- hai! himself pinched and thrown into a cell alongside the keg. When police woke him they found he had drank the 4 4 4 4 4 4 ♦ ♦♦♦♦♦ ■*>♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ DI E IS KILLED IN BAD SMASH-UP 00R ROADS BANE OF 0. i ACTIVITY ON THE BORDER HEAT DRIVES DIE OFF rndiana 000 men behind it, going to save as help- seme desperate military situation, up as + 444++*********** 4 4 * 0 0 * 4 4 4 4 4 * * * STILL RESTS WELL. By United Press New Brunswick, N. J., July tl -State Commissioner of Education J. E. Kendel ate a meal prepared by 18 girls in the domestic science course here and ls reported resting comfortably. i',\ I'nited Press. — New York, July .8.—The strike which has tied up surface cars ln the Bronx and West Chester county, and which threatens to extend throughout Manhattan, claimed Its flrst life early today. When brakes on a car at 177th,and Boston road (ailed to work^ Mr" some unknown reason and the cA and a trailer plunged down hilt and were splintered against a subway pillar. Motor- man B. Horn, strlke-oreaker, was Instantly killed and two plain clothes men and another strike-breaker were seriously Injured. Two other cars hooked together followed close behind and were stopped only as the fender of the farward car bumped into the wreckage. OENEVA—Jitney basses must pay license fees of $16 to $25 and furnish $1,000 bond. BV WILLIAM G. SHEPHERD. United Pi-ens Staff Correspondent. Mercedes, Tex., Jury 28. — An American army of 50,000 men, Including New York, Illinois, Virginia, up behind it Iowa, Oakotas, Minnesota and Nebraska troops, lies lees In the muddy lower Rio Grande; they would have been held valley today as an angle worm in a jug of sorghum molasses. In the dispatch car of Lieutenant J. M. Muncaster. chief of the new- motor car machine gun squadron, with Sergeant Wallace of the new- squad as driver. I rode 50 mile* along the lower Kio Grande front today. The tolly of equipping our army with trucks after the European lash- ion and not having the European roads was seen every half mile 1 tried to imagine tbat I along one of the several European fronts. Such sights as no European front affords were common. A rain such as today's would have made no difficulties on any European front, but it almost paralyzed the American forees. General Petain's 130-mlle flying circle of motor trucks | at Verdun, by which trucks carrying ♦ j supplies whirl to Verdun on one- ♦ haif of a circle and return on the;* ! other half, would be utterly impos-! ♦ sible to duplicate here. ♦ When I began the trip I knew that j -f- many reiments were absolutely ♦ horseless and In case of any sudden I + movement ft would be necessary to'+ + 4************** transport all supplies on trucks and it ts easy to imagine the trip. I was all troops on foot or trucks behind the European armies and saw- Seven miles from Brownsville" %t*\ ****-*W soldiers mud-covered, dirty found a three-ton truck blocking the and wet- Near San Benito we road—mired—with two trucks held PassP(1 thp dismal American army If there had been 10,- «"ftmetery with white wooden crosses where a few of tbe soldiers killed in the Mexican raids are burled. An American army hat was stuck on one cross. Our car itself was mired in a mud- pit by a truck earlier in the day. Kight Louisiana soldiers under orders of Captain Wilson. Twenty- sixth United States infantrv, lifted it I By I'nited Press. Columbus, O., July 28, The ter ! rifle heat at Camp Willis Friday ! drove old General Drill to cover Brigadier Generals Wm. V. Mc- Maken and John C. Speaks, after a ■weltering conference on the sub- well. It wasn't the fault of the truck, which 'Mis resting on its axles, wheels v. hirling uselessly in mud pit* This Is in the middle of the re.ael All European roads even ibei-e- in r.-inotc Galicia, the pn-e'nt >>>" The incident proved thai while Russian front: even those ln Greece*, generals in the European war are Macedonia and the wild Balkans— able l() wllir] lo any part: of th(..r front in automobiles in the nastiest weather, no American general in the ♦ ♦ ♦ "THE COOLEST SPOT." ♦ ♦ By United Press. ♦ ♦ Chicago, July 28. While ♦ ♦ the middlew-est sweltered un- ♦ i ♦ der a blazing sun today, ♦ residents of Winnemueca. ♦ Nevada, shivered in over- ♦ coats with the temperature ♦ at 36, The coolest spot in ♦ ■ the country." .-tared the ♦ w.-ather bureau here. ♦ ♦ i'<i. issued an order dise-outinuing afternoon drill altogether until the pi nt hot wave passes on. Morning drills will be held as usual but in the afternoons company commanders will assemble their men in the mess halls or in the shade of trees and instruct them out of a war book thai contains hundreds ot things in enlisted man should know. There will be no dischanjes or furloughs from the Ohio guard to enable farmer boys to go back home and helje their daddies harvest the crops, it was stated Friday. Practically every regimental commander is daily receiving letters from fathers saying the oats need cutting or the corn should be plowed and asking if John or William can't be excused for awhile to help + + + + + + + + 4 + + + + + + + + + look after things are paved with stone in the middle so tluit mid-road blocks are impossible Ten miles farther on another way riding I truck wus mired in the same As far as other sights are concerned. ♦ ♦ CHAS. WAS HK-NY.MPH. ' ♦ \4 iu United I'ress. [4 Chicago, July 28.—Chica go has i he-nymph. On com plaint of tw o women who saw- hit.! -'anding in the lake last night posing as September Morn's brother, police took him in. Gave name as CharlP* McDonald. lower Rio Grande valley could hav whirled anywhere today, no matter, how much he might have been needed At the end of the journey, however, we found hope. We discovered that a hunch of mules had reach-1 ed the transportless troops in Mer- i cedes valley by rail and that ei»ht] regiments, including the First. Sec-j ond and Third Minnesota, First. 8-O-j ond and Third Indiana and fhe- First] ami Becond Nebraska, had received | the iliminutive quota of 20 mules apiece With transports on 20 mules per regiment and roads like these, the European war could not ; be fought. Out of eight trucks we saw on the ' trip, eight were mired. CANTON To take care of ru.-h- ing liusine'.-. ja,il prisoners have been pat to work at the garbage plant ACCEPTS IHE OVERCOME PRESIDENCY BY THE HEAT Dr. John Washington Hoffman, re- cently chosen president of Ohio Wesleyan university by the trustees, Friday, wired his acceptance of ihe position. Mr. Russell Lutz, aged 12 years, was overcome by the heat Friday afternoon wnne ai work with the Martin Construction Company. He was removed to his room at the Eagle Hotel and is getting along nicely.
|Title||The Daily journal-herald. (Delaware, Ohio), 1916-07-28|
Delaware County (Ohio)
|Date of Original||July 28, 1916|
|Submitting Institution||Delaware County Historical Society|
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THE DAILY JOURNAL-HERALD
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WEATHER—Fair, continued warm tonight and Saturday.
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