One hundred thousand cases of influenza are reported in Germany. The "news brief" section also reports two people were killed after their automobile hit a telephone pole, and that Holland is readying to provide Germany 80 tons of potatoes. In Iowa News William Wagner, one of 17 children is the eighth of his family to be enlisted in the war.
Source: "New Briefs," Audobon County Journal, Exira, Iowa, July 11, 1918. Page 6, Column 3.