The factories in Frankfurt, Germany are reporting one-third to one-half of their labor is absent due to influenza. Martial law is declared in parts of Austria due to desertion. The first American troops have arrived in Italy. The Senate calls for the observation of noon prayers for the duration of the war.
Source: "An Epitome of Late Live News," Tombstone Epitaph, Tombstone, Arizona, July 14, 1918. Page 2, Column 2.