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SWANSEA SOLDIER BACK TO THE fRONT News h&s been received by Mrs. W. Morns, 40, Terrace-road, Mount Pleasant, Swansea, irom the War Office that their son. Private William Morris, of the 1st1 Welsh, Isas returned to the firing lins f after five months in hospital. Private Morris, prior to enlistinp, was employed by the Swansea Harhour Trust. He joined the army at the outbreak of war. ) and was shot through the htad in Feb- ruary.
.i —» ANOTHER GERMAN BREACH OF WAR LAW The Foreign Office announces that let- ters bearing the German censorship label, which have bewi received in England, have established beyond a doubt the fact that when the Swedish mail steamers Bjorn and Thorsten were captured by the Germans, the closed mail bags from Russia and Sweder. which were on board were npfD?d and tb?. f?n?n? s?bjfc?d to ('11 rship by the German authorities.. Thi? actiop. wa? 3r dIre t contravention ot Article 1. of the Hague Conv?n?ion of October 18. 1907, of which Germany was one of the signatories, and in which it is laid down that:— The postal correspondence ot neutrals or belligerents, whatever its official or private character, found at sea on board a neutral or enemy rb-ip is in- violable. It is desirable that the c ircumstances of the violation of themail bags should be generally known, in view of the fact that wide publicity has been given to statements emanating f row German sources to the effect, that they were re. turned to the Swedish Postal Authorities tmopened.
SUBMARINE DOE ??L FINE ACHIEVEMENT OF THE RUSSIAN BALTiC FLEET. CERMANY'S BAD BAY. t'ETROGRAD, Sunday. An official communique issued to-night says:— On July 2nd, at the entrance to Danzig Bay a submarine, with two torpedoes, blew up a German warship of the Deutschland class, which was steaming at the head of a German squadron. One of our destroyers rammed a German su'-mariro which Wl'S attempting to ap- proach the warships. The submarine did not reappear an the surface, while our destroyer suffered insignificant damage. PETROGRAD, Sunday. Tito Naval General Staff reports that on Friday afternoon a submarine dis- charged two torpedoes, which, blew up a German battleship of the Deutschland type which was leading the enemy's line. There are five German battleships of the Deutschland class, viz., the Deutsch- land, Hannover, l'ommern, Schlesien, and Schleswig-Holstein. Their main characteristics are;— I Length 430ft. Tonnage. 13,200 Horse Powei- IG.OC'0 Speed IS knots. Coal 2.060 tons. Complement 700 men. ineir armament cc'ns?ts ot tour )lm.. fourtn 6.7, twenty?w? 3A. and ejght smaller guns, and &ix torpedo tubes (sub- merged. More About Baltic Battle. According to private information from Sweden (saY6 a Star message) about ten cruiseF-S and twenty torpedo-boats took part in the Baltic battle, the Ger- mans having an absolute superiority. Evi- dently it was the same fleet that bom- barded Wiudau. The battle was started by the Russian cruisers, winch attacked a German tor- pedo-boat flotilla. Immediately afterwards several fast German cruisers appeared. The Alhatross. The German official statement with regard to the Baltic ba ttle admits that the Albatross was damaged and was forced to run ashore at Ostergain. near Gothland. According to the report 21 of the crew were killed and 27 wounded. I Strange to relate, there are no claims of a, German 6uocess—in incident unique in the war. [ According to the Navy List, the Alba- tress v, as proected. cruiser of 2,250 tons, built in 1907. She had a length of 256ft., beam 39ft- and horse-power 5,600 Her speed was 2n knots. Her principal armament was eight 3in. gnzte, and bar A Sunken n Submarine. 3 I- 1 I -ttiiibct'/uHHj, -i ui:v j--accor(i ing to a tele- gram from Delizyl (Holland) to the Tyd," the German submarine which sank off the mouth of the Ems. befweeu Rottum and Borkum, is lying in a depth of about 20 fathoms. Apparently attempts are to be made to raise the submarine, and ships for the purpose have already left Wiihelmshafen. It is now stated that shortly after the disappearance of the submarine, divers who were sent to the spot ascertained that the crew was still alive, but salvage was imooFsible, so that the crew by now must I certainly have perished.—Renter.
THE SPIRIT OF VICTGIY. "I t'tood on an apple barrel in the market place, relates a recruiter in a northern town, dealing with the days of last autumn, 'and I shouted, 'The King's Own —— have wiped out. There cny mor-i King s Own And th.(.Y,ve, "ailed old X a well- known atliicte). Whit have you got to say to tliall ? It »vas «h.> diu»;r hour, and w* ),')! nearly a ih-ii sau.f men en- rolled.
AUSTRIAN SOTARJSE SUNK. 1 Rome, Friday.—Tho following Ad- I miralty communique was issued here I too-day III the Adriatic Sea yesterday the Frenoh aviator Sub-Lieutenant luoui-Het, from a height of 50 feet, dropped two bombs on the Austrian submarine TJ 11. Th bombs exploded under wate-r very do to the t u nd. apparently with .sue. cess.—Pre^s Association War Special.
INDIA AND MUMS. I Bombay. July I.Tlie partieipahon of India in the supply of muntious is uni- versally acclaimed. It is believed that the resources of the country, if fully de- veloped, will produce substantial results, and engineering shops have been greatly expanded. Mr. Bayley, tho newly- app'>intcd Superintendent cf Munitions for India, has completed the arrangements by which all the railway workshops, eight large manufactories, and a large number oi jute mills will produce muni- tions
'=.=:=-=:=- WELSHMEN WIN D.G.M. His Majesty the King has been graciously pleased to approve of the award of the Distinguished Conduct Medal to the under-mentioned for acts of gallantry and devotion to duty whilst serving with the Mediter- ranean Expeditionary Force at the Darda- nelles. These names were announced in the London Gazette on June 3 8206 Sergeant S. D. Bean, 2nd Battalion South Wales Borderers. On May 3. 1915, during operations near Krithia. for courage and exceptional service in taking command of two com- panies when all the officers had bwn killed or wounded. and maintaining the forward line under a heavy fire. 9600 Private T. Millward, 2nd Battalion South Wales Borderers. On April 28. 1915. during operations near Krithia, for conspicuous srallantrv in going in advance of the line and hring-ing in a wounded comrade, whom hat placed in safety, and then imm^di- afjly rejoining the firing line. He also did of four enemy snipers. J
SWANSEA TRADER. I BIG STEAMER ATTAGKED BY PIRATE ANGLO-CALIFORNIAN MAKES FOR QUEENSTOWN HARBOUR. t TWELVE PERSONS KILLED I j The steamer Anglo-Californian, of Lon- don, reports an attack by a German 6- marine. Tue.^ e persons are dead and eight injured. The steamer is making for Queenstown Harbour. The Anglo-Californian j6 a very large steamer ,being of 7.333 tout: gross and 4.618 tons net register. She was built at Sun- derland in 1012, and belongs to the Nitrate Producers S.S. Co., Ltd., of Lon- (Ion. In Swansea last February. The AngkvCalifornian was last in Swansea in February last. She then came into the port for repairs and bunkers, and left on or about February 20th. The brokers were then Messrs. Simpson Bros, of Exchange Buildings, Swansea. The brokers have no knowledge of any local men aboard- A Schooner Victim. I Lloyd's agent at Wick telegraphs; The schooner Sunbeam. Leith for Kirkwall, was sunk by a German submarine off Wick at 4 p.m. on Sunday, The crew of five men have been landed at Wick.
f Mil ■. Will—* I SE?A?S AHAC?L I Austrians Spend Much Am- munition Without Result. Nish, Sunday-—The following official statement is ipsned here: On June 28, at about 3 a.m., the enemy opened fire on positions and towns along the Danube from the front Plechitck—Kovine— Baziacke—Nildava—Korenik. He shot more than IOll shells from his howitzers, and expended a largo quantity of muni- tions, the fire from the infantry and quickSrers lasting for more than 12 hours. But from a military point of view he obtained no result. Our artillery replied at certain points, expending ten times less ammunition. On June 29 the enemy shot feven shells from his howitzers on Dongi and Milano- vati without result. A statement published in a Hungarian newspaper that M. Dionchan Stenano- vitch, the former Minister of War, at present Military Attache in France, has been recalled on the ground of his being concerned in an embezzlement of six millions, is without any foundation of I truth
NOTED SWANSEA SHIPOWNER ENLISTS I Mr. T. P. Pose Richards, the well- known colliery and ship owner, of Swan- sea, has joined the Army Service Corps, and is proceeding to training quarters.
M EDWARD GREY I There. is no truth whatever in the German story that Sir Edward Grev has left the Fo-reign Office for good. His eye. trouble has receded sin-te his rest, and his return to Downirig- street is, happily, fixed, and is not a dis- tant event.
AUSTRIA SHORT OF DRUGS. I Zurich, Frid-ay.-For the second time since the outbreak of war the Austrian Ministry of the Interior has sent out official warning to doctors and chemists to exorcise the strictest economy in the use of drugs in order to avoid the pre- mature exhaustion of most important medicines. It is pointed out that the extraordinary conditions of the war have entirely stopped the import of many foreign drugs, while even Germany has restricted the export of medicines to the Monarchy.
BACK FROM GERMAN PRISON. I The neighbourhood of G.W.K. Station, Llaxusamlet, was lavishly decorated with bunting on Saturday, the occasion being the welcome ho-nieof Lance-Corporai Fred Harries, E.A.M.C., Neath-road. Hundreds of people gathered at the station, and the hero, who arrived with the 10 p.m. train from Swansea, was chaired to his home, amidst the ren- dering of patriotic aire by the Llansamlet Brasg Band. Harries, who is a strapping fellow, is a reservist, and was captured by the Ger- mans at the end of August. He was among the group recently released.
GERMAN SHIPPINS LOSSES I The official lists issued by Lloyd's show that the number of Norddeutscher Lloyd steamers laid up in neutral ports is 77, theira.ggrega.tt) tonnage being 470,653 tons. These vessels, of course, must be deteriorating at a. rate far in excess of the normal (says The Syren "), and the cost of maintaining standby erews will be terribly heavy. Four steamers of the N-orddeutscher Lloyd fleet, have been cap- tured at eaa by the British since the out. break of war, their total tonnage being 12,771 tons; five, aggregating 19,1,57 torns, were seized on enterBrit ish .ports after the outbreak of war: four, agigregfatin# 12,584 tbons, were detained in oversea British ports on the outbreak of war; one, in a, port, in the United Kimrdom and ■three, of 23<636 teas, were defeated, m Egyptian port*. 1
WHAT KAISER SWORE i THERE SHALL BE NG WINTER CAMPAIGN SAID HIS BOMBASTIC HICHNESS TERROR OF THE POPULACE Paris, Monday.—In the "Figaro" M. Capus quotes statements made by a dip- lomatist of a neutral country, who has ar- rived from Berlin a-d passed through Paris yesterday. Th■■■ diplomatist said the greht event of lari week in Berlin was a speech made by the Emperor on the occasion of a military ceremony. The Kaiser, amid the c' -,s of officers and men, swore there '1, V tx,> no winter campaign, and that 1 e war would be over in October. The news of the ] '"peror's f;tatement causes extraordinary excitement in tho capital, for there is j doubt, both in the army and the nation, the possibility of a winter campaign is regarded with veri- table anguish, says th" diplomatist. Germany is, of course, preparing for a winter campaign, as -tie prepares for all eventualities in the wir. In nothing will be found wanting I Terror of A i Classes. But. continues the diplomatist, what is certain (and in. my opinion entirely in your favour), is the terror, more or le.ss avowed, more or leis, visible, yet. deep rooted in all classes oi society, of a winter campaign. It may bo stated that Ger- many. to avoid it, will betwoen now and the autumn make tV- supreme maximum pftrirt. In spite of lw immense strength, I do not think her capa lilt4 of resisting, undet- good conditions, the return to the scene of Russia towards the end of the summer, especially considering that then flic British effort will have an added in- tensity. The German offensive will, there- fore, in all probability, be furious and general on your fiord. Succeesfnl resis- tance on your part w 11 have incalculable consequences, since it will perhaps be the last effort of Germany, which will thus be broken. L;-
I RAZORS FOR THE TRGOPS I Still Coming In, Razors for the trooos are still re«-ching ns. We are getting direct from the front. for them, hi one or two oases we have (-nt straight out to the men, but in those cases we used new razors tliat were sent in as ^he result of private appeals. Here is (lno. acknowledgement, from Private A. G. Welsh Regiment, who had appealed on behalf of himself and two comrades:— Just. a, line to i'&" we received the three razors ajid dfe and the, soap sately. We tha.nk you very much, and the people of Swansea, for their Idnd- ness in sending them. I am sure we Swa-nsea. boyS will highly value the razors, seeing that they come from the old town. Wishing the .senders and all your staff success and good luck," Private E. Llewellyn Private Hicks Frivate Davies It will b* remembered -that the move- ment was Parted in the "Leader" at the s^gestion of Mr. John Taylor, J.P., Mumbles, who. upon com.plot.ion of the 1,000, wrote:— I am very glad the razors have come in so wall. Swansea usually proves a good example for othe,- towns in such matters. To-day's Acknowledgments. Mr. Howe-ll J/ewis, I anybn-n, Lian- dovery 2 Mr. J. C. Evans, Tanybryn, Llan- dovery One shaving brush and 3 Mr. Evan Jones, Ca-rtrefle, Ynys- meudw, Pontnrdawe 3 Miss D. Huteliings, The Mount, Kill ay 3 Soldiers' Friend," Gorseinon 2 Mr. Rodri Harris, Hawthorn Villas, Morrig*, on 4 M. T." Mumbles Three Strops and 1 Mr. D. n. Jenkins, Swaiiiea 2 Received to-day 20 Acknowledged already .1,059 Grand total .1,079
AUSTRIA'S FAST DAYS. Amsterdam, SunLiy.—A Budapest tele- gram states that the Government has proliibited the purchase or sale of meat on Tuesdays and Fridays. Public dining- rooms, rcsta irants and hotels are for- bidden to have meat dishes in the bill of fare oa these days.
A fRAUD ON THE NATION'S WOMANHOOD A scheme of fraud on a gigantic scale was revealed at Bradford on Saturday. It was stated that no fewer than 70,000 per- sons had been swindled. Of these, 1,114 had lost tt each and 80.000 2s. each. The originators of the pIa n-Samnel Berry, aged 39. of Bradford; George Henry Knight Gill, aged 29, of Bradford- were sentenced to six months' hard labour at the Quarter Sessions for obtaining money by false pretences. Evidence was to the effect that prisoners had carried on business under the names of Samuel George and Co., S.G. Slade and Co.. and Watson and Co.. in Fiee- street, Bradford, offering £1 parcels of drapery goods through advertisements in leading newspapers. So far as the prose- cution knew, prisoners had been paid first instalments of 2s. in 73,000 eases, but never sent the goods advertised- When thev went into bankruptcy it was found that 1,114 persons who had sent the full amount of 20s. had not. re- ceived any a, Of the 73,000 per- sons who sent a firt intalment of 2s. 910 got then- money back, and in 3.246 car-cs good:, to the, value of 2s. were went, so that close on. TO,000 paid 2s. or more and j got nothing in return.
RUSSIA'S TASK I w IENEMY ADVANCE MEETS I OPPOSITION. DESPERATE ENGAGEMENTS GH THE VISTULA AND THE BUG. THE FATE OF WARSAW The following official message was issued in Petrograd on Sunday:- In the Shavli region and to the west of the Niemen, there has been no recurrence of fighting. In the Edvabno region a fierce mining conflict is in progress near the vil- age of Kutche. We c,aptllred a gallery of illre d a -,a l l?.,Qrv of mines, in which we found twenty-two poods (about OOOlbs.) of dynamite, and we exploded a mine chamber that had been prepared by us on the Bzura. Near the village of Sukha we repulsed an attempt by the enemy to approach our trenches in the direction of R-adom. Our troops, taking the offensive during the I night of July 2-3,. captured the trenches of several Austrian battalions. I Desperate Vistula Fight. between the Vistula and the Bug, on July 2nd and 3rd, there were desperate engagements. An enemy offensive on the l'iyznica stream has been successfully stopped by us. The ecieany conoentra/ted his principal effort ij& the eiwa of the town of Krosuik in the direction of Lykhave, where his attacks during the night of July 2nd and 3rd were repulsed by our troops, but the reeuli of the fighting is not, yet. known. The enemy a-lso at-tempted to advance in the direction of Ja.mosc Xrasostave, whore fisrht4Hg of a most desperate character took place in the evening of July 2nd. and tiie morniiajr of the 3rd in the dis- triot where the River Volitza. flows into the Viepiz, on the line of the villages Tarjimekhi and Krasnoe Stryen. Hers the enemy sustained very heavy losses. The village of Tarjimekhi. which the- enemy had captured passed again into our hands at dawn yesterday a ftr a gallant attack by the regiments o.f Genval Ivmaaoff. After holding up the advance of the enemy on the Gn ila Li pa, our patrols fell back during the night of July 3rd-4tt-,h to the Zolota-ia Li pa. There is no change on the Dniester. j THE FATE OF WARSAW, i I No Immediate Apprehension in Petrograd Petrograd, Sunday.—No immediate ap- prehension is entertained as to the fall of Warsaw. In any case the struggle for tli3 city bids fair to be protracted, since the enemy advancing on Brest-Litewsk would be obliged to reckon, not only with the Russian resistance, but with the marshy character of tho terrsin. Even if the Germans should reach Iva i- gorod, the military authorities aver that this would not necessarily involve the surrender of Warsaw, if the rumours that civilians are evacuating Warsaw are true, this implies first that preparations are being made for its defence. In an address to the Red Cross on Fri- day the Minister of War laid special em- pha.sis on the words of the Imperial Re- script reiterating the determination of the Tsar to continue the Avar till the foe is entirely crushed. These notable and mighty words, said General PolivanoT, point to the necessity of concentrating ail our efforts, ability and know ledge in one aim to conquer the foe. Onr thoughtA must be directed to where Russian blood is flowing, where our valiant army is fighting and contesting every inch of ground. I "STRONG RUSSIAN FORCES." I Is Austria Affected by Russian With- drawal? Amsterdam. Sunday.—To-day's Aut- trian official communique states that in the Russian theatre of war tho Prussians, who yesterday with strong forces offered an obstinate resistance in East Gahcia, between Narajowka and Zlotalepa. and further north, were attacked by allied troops, and after long hours of fighting° repulsed along the entire front to wards the Zlotalipa We captured 3.000 prisoners and several machine guns. In the district of Przemyslany and Griniany the enemy is retreating to- wards the east. On the Bug the situation remains un- changed. In Russian Poland, in several sectors of the front, heavy fighting has de- veloped, as the Russians with strong forces an attacking. All Russians at- tempts to regain lost ground have com- pletely failed. One of our corps bloodily repulsed five Russian attacks. Fighting is proceeding for the Brook of Wyzrica. On bob sid- of the Zlo, on both sides of the Sturziauka, our troops have pene- tiated the main jjositioix; of the enemy on a front of several kilometres, cap- turing over 1,000 prisoners, three machine guns and throe cannons, while the enemy suffered severe losses. The heights north of Kaiqnik have been taken after severe fie:!]ting.
SEVEN StSIERS DCM. Guardsman Honoured for his Bravery. Official information has been received at Neath that Lance-Coroporal Worraeott, of the Grenadier Guards, and a native of Seven Sisters, has been recommended for the D.C.M. for conspicuous bravery in the field.
WHEAT PRICES RISING. The price of w h eat, after remaining ¡ practically stationary for some time, is again on the up-grade..The following in- creases per quarter were recorded ou Saturday as compared with the previous week. Bedford I:z. Od. Taunton 2.7. Od. Doncastf'r ;¡: If) :?: lid Newcastle 2' ii". Cambridge )
A NILE WON. Fresh Advance in i ￼ E' Gampolt TURKS SCATTERED BY GREAT GUN FIRE. WMSHiPS ?81. The Press Association's special correspondent at the Dardanelles, telegraphs under date June 29th, that yester- day, as the result of a brilliant attack by our forces, a mile of ground was gained on our left iront, and the enemy were driven out of five lines of trenches, with heavy loss. A strategical advantage was gained which will essen- tially modify the situation in our favour. With Bomb and Bayonet, In order to appreciate what happened it must be remembered that thB attack on June 4th left us with an out- ward bulge in the centre of the line. the centre having been pushed forward about a thousand yards in advance of the flanks. As far as the right was concerned the inequality was corrected to a certain ex- tent by a French advance last wees. On the left flank, where at n-iarty romt our trenches were only a few yards from the Turkish, local fighting has been in- cessant since June 4tii. The eueir.y has been bombed out of trpll h alter trench, and bas counter-attacked desperately at night. There have ba-en short and bloody Bcuffles from trench to trench which have usually resulted in our men bombing and bayonetting the Turks out of the parti- cular section ot the trenches attacked. To the rlc*per<»;? <V ic; k of riicse mostly un. tluoiiicied enoountexs, the condition of the newly occupied trenches bears sicken- ing witness. Fiqht for a Ravine. The central pari of the position on the left is a long, deep. winding ravine called by our army the Mullah, and marked on the Turkish maps o..s the Soughirdere river, of which it is t.he bed. Th Mullah runs up from the sea for l1Ùlc6 to the hill barrier, of which Aehi Baha is the central point, where it loseli itself in a cluster of small ravines. I in the left the Mullah is separated from the tea by a high narrow plateau, from the seaward edge of which you have a sheer drop of 4-10 foet or more to the water's edge. The opposing tranches start from the very edge, of the cliff across the plateau, dip into the Mullah, and start again from the other side of it. whence they run across the peninsula. A Tremendous Battering. It was the coastal plateau from the bottom of the Mullah to the sea against which tho main weight of tho attack on June 28th was launched. The way for the attack was prepared by "ne most tremen- dous hammering from our artillery that the enemy has yet had. At 9 in the morn- ing our heavy art ill cry, the quantity and weight of which must have been a surprise to the enemy, opened a terrific fir" of heavy shells on the Turkish trenches and kept it up for two hours. rrom the sea a number of ships close to Cape Relies and further up the coast shelled enemy a position. Two destroyers also bore a useful part in ham- mering the enemy's trenches. It was a magnificent sight from the cliff above Cap,. Belles to see huge bursts of smoke and dust leaping up in an even lifle following the course of the enemy's trenches with deadly precision. High ever everything floated an obser- vation balloon fettered to a ship spotting for our gunners, who never aimed to better purpose. An enemy aeroplane tried to drop a bomb on the balloon, but missed, and was driven off.
A VERY EXPENSIVE SHOUT. I Zurich, July nd.-For shouting out Ewiva Italia (Long Live Italy) in a country inn at Ivapfenbcrg, near Gratis, a locksmith named Nikolaus Nadasti, has been sentenced to death. He pleaded that he was dmnk at the time. The military eommandant of the district, afterwards commuted the sentence to fifteen Veal-s- hard labour.
SERBIANS iN DURAZZO. Rome, July 4.—According to a message from Corfu to the Corriere d "Italia," two Serbian regiments occupied Durazzo, the Albanian town on the Adriatic. The Italian Minister there has left for Rome in order to confer with the Govern- ment on the situation.—Fteuter.
THEWAR Resume of To-day's Messages. "Leader" Office, 5.0p.m. In an engagement with the Russian Fleet on July 2nd, a German warship of the Deutschland cl&i8 was blown up by &I German submarine, w!ul? a Germani submarine was rammed by a Russian ii-as r-.tmiiie,l I i y ?i I? i lc-ld )a dl' LIO J'<' r.. The enf'my. apparentJy H'infored, it' fiercely attacking on the western front, but has thus far completeJy failed. His losses are, computed at at least 10,000, against which the French have lost less than half that number. The Auetrians are said to have evacu- ated Tolmino. On the Corsic plateau not only did an Austrian attack fail to recover any of the ground taken by the Italians, but. the enemy left 500 men and much material in the hands of our Allies. Desperate fighting is reported on the I Vllitula and the Bug. during which the Russians have inflicted heavy losses on the enemy. The retreat of the Russians is proceeding in an orderly manner. A Petrograd message says there i6 no ap- prehension as to the late of Warw. The Anglo-Californian, a big Swansea trader, has been attacked by a German submarine. Twelve persons are dead and eight injured. She is making for Queenstown. Tlie Pi-efs Association reports a brilliant attack in the Daidanelles on June 28t.h, when a. mile of ground was gained, the enemy beiag driven out. of five lines of I tnenchee.
j THE SCROLL OF FAME I [Three Swansea Men Reported I KsHed. I In the la,tes-t. ht of iiasualties a/ptiea r ) the names of two 'Swansea men: Private Edward Fitzgerald (59501) of ibo South ?uiM Bord&rprs. reported I kil(>.(l.t the DarcbTK?s. His mother resides at No. 179, ?Hi?h-?trppt. S?-an?i. Corporal Archibald Ent Tucker (5009) of the 1st Welsh Regiment, rei>orted killed on the 25th of in Flanders. His viip. Mrs. Aniiie Tucker, resides at 2, Rutland-place, Swansea. I Corporal Tucker was a Reservist, and before '<h? w?r wa s employed by ?hb? C?Uf St?m Traw??rs Company, Ltd. Ho! came ho.m? from tLe fron? fro?.Lbi'tt?n iu I March, and, a,f4er recovering, rejoined his regnment in 1'ranc? Mm?. ?]n:f in'Ti betore ho fell in action he had been made corpora,]. He served all through the Iieer War without being wounded. j Sergeant-Major Bird's Loss. I Sergt.-Major Bird, of the 2nd,'6th I Welsh. on Monday heard from th » War Office that his only son. Private- E. 0.1 Bi-,d (21), of the South Wales Borderers, i has been killed in the Dardanelles. Y.oung Bird formerly lived in Lower Oxford-st and where his sisters carryon a tobac- conist business. Private Bird was home on furlcugh recently. I Brynhyfryd Boy Wounded. The first of the many Brynllyfryd boys who are serving in the Dardanelles to return to Swansea, wounded, is Robert John Norther, 79, Sidney-street, Brynhy- iryd, who arrived irom Gosport Hospital. Plymouth. on' Saturday evening. Northy belongs to the RoyalNaval Volun- teers. and though he has in all served for three years in-the Navy, is quite young. He volunteered for active service I from the Crystal Palace, was engaged in the siege of Antwerp, at Kautario, m I y p t, and later in the Dardanelles, where he formed part of the landing party. Here he was wounded in the left hand and kne-e: on May (itli was sent first to Cairo and afterwards to Plymouth.
I ARMENIAN INCIDENT CLOSED. I Washington, Sunday.—The Associated Press announces on the authority of officials that the Armeuian incMent. "seems closed" as far as the "United Slates are concerned, by tin official con- firmation of the report that the Ar- menian was shot at because .-he refused to kit')P.
MORE DEEDS OF MSM. No fewer than 111 deeds of heroism in Flanders and France found recognition on Saturday, when a new list of honours was issued. A member of a London Territorial bat- talion has von the V.C., 21 officers receive the Distinguished Service Order, 38. Mili- tary Crosses, and 55 Distinguished Servico Medals.
I LORD FISHERS NEW POST. Admiral of the Fleet, Lord F',she- of Kilvfretone, G.C.B., O.M.. G.C.V.O., LL.D., has bee. i appoiitcl chairman of the Inventions Fv arri wjjic.h is being c-g.% tablished to assist; the Admiralty in on- ordinating and encouraging scientific effort in its relation to the requirements ol the naval seryi- e. A further announcement will be made as to the personnel of tiic new Board 3ll" the address of its officc.s. It is 61 j'ea rs since Lord Fisher entered the Xavy. He retired from the post erf First S-a L-ord in 1910, after 10 yeacs* sorviee in that capacity, hut continued a member of the Committee of Imperial Defence- On tht:1 outbreak of war he Tns called from his retirement to resume the eonte'M of thf sea forces, resi^nin^ again r.centiv- umb'r circumstances which will frcrii to the public recollection.
Morriston Boy Kiiled by Car. A sad fatality occurred this afternoon at Morriston, a tlii-t- year old boy, Ilenry Sewefi, 115, Graig-road, Morris- ton, whose father is serving with the Swansea Battalion, being killed by being run over by a traaitar. The little lad waa tri-th his mother, and whilst the latter*s exertion diverted for a to the conicius of a draper's hV, tho little oue ran across the road dimply in front of the car. Councillor D. J. Bavios, J.P., who •wiintsaed the accident, says that no Ui1!v,d whatever nHributod to the driver of the car, puHed tip- x Killed by Shells, The Anglo-Californian. irrived at Queenstown tkis morning. The cap- tain and ton of The Oretv was killed by shells from a submarine, and eight others were injtired. Interned Enemy Aliens. Mr. Brace, ifc tbo Commons this afternoon, stated tht since May 13th, 7,141 enemy Alieoa kiwi been interned, making a total of 2S.7T3. There have been deported And repatriated 4, £ 00 women and clifldrMU Munition Wwfcws* Response. In the OommtfM thie Afternoon Mr. Lloyd Goorge said the total number of war munition work,rs 'enrolled up to yefcterday wae 57,650. A Pest Frfnisnerf. At Aberavon to-day, William Clement (no fixed abode), -was eent to threu months' hard labour for living on the improper Elizabeth Wil- liams, Llansamlet. No Compulsion Proposed. The Prime Minister, in reply to questions respecting the National Regis- tration Bill said no such action as the in'feroduetiiiD of for«« 3 tdbonr or con- eerip&xB in Trr the t. V. I < I. I t.. >