El Paso Morning Times (El Paso, Tex.), Vol. 38TH YEAR, Ed. 2, Monday, January 7, 1918 Page: 1 of 12
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SPECIAL NIGHT EDITION
Wmi Texas Today ralr; colder in mirth
ponton; tomorrow fair.
m.-m... imisv generally fair
slightly colder southeast portion; tumor-
Arlsona Today and tomorrow rur; not
mm ti change in temper fctnre.
THE METAL MARKET .
N York mm V
Copper (prim fUMd by U. B.) MH
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EL PASO TEXAS. MONTMYANUAkY 7 1918.
ENGLISH SECTION TWELVE PAGES
PRICE 5 CENTS'
HUNS BREAK Off PARLEYS WITH RUSS
Requwt of Governor That Fed
eral Deposits Be Made in the
Stricken Territory to Provide
Loam Mat by Review of Fin-
ancial Condition of Stale by
More Than $1 23.000000 Avail-
able Cah Now on Hand
Íelegram to Hobby Says
remising Aiaiatance if Aaroal
Need of Additional Funda la
pee tal to the Morning Time.
Washingtop Jnn. .-overnor Hobby Is
continuing his effort to procure through
the redera! ircinnv gome measure of as
i-t iM. ror iht- farmers and cattle reis-
ers or tbe drouCi stricken serttona of
Texas but Hp In iMR.iNat Iim wu been
rhIo V gain olber timu the assurance tlut
deposits will bo márte In the national
hanks or Teta ir It ran be shown that
additional rundo aro m-rrMiry." This In
the tame statement tn.it win toade tu the
penal committee which was sent m
Washington by tiie governor Just perore
the holiday and which was liter repealed
to h j. s cuillnen .r Houston wUen h
conferred with government authorities
In response to two telegram rrom Onv-
n nor Hobby. Comptroller William hM
wired hln a lengthy analysis of the con-
ditions or the national banks or the state.
v.umk "in too counl.ee or tlie droulb
stricken district or Tun on November
SO 1017. Iho national banks show total de-
posits or 9rS3.oouoOO. There are few coun-
ties where p arreo tage of available cash
amount to asTlMle M imi cent.-wl.Uo
some counties report available rash and
credit resources above on tier rem. It.
thererore. appear that the national hank
generally In this rt. strict ore abundantly
aote m inane mans tu inn iei iurr i
other customers If they arc willing to ex--tend
the comptroller titan slmus that II tho
Texas national bank kjsscss an aggregate
or inore thah hui.uni.i4m amiable caali
lesourrcs and total deposit or over W00.-
aiMíi. He tlten add: "The percentage
or avállenlo rash resource to total de-
posits Is rather lilgber in the droutb
stricken territory than In the entire
Will Help ir Need I Nbown.
The telegram points out 'that reserve
bank authorities desire to assist a Tar a
prsctu able and conrludea: If It can be
shown that the national banks In tho
droulb strlckeft districts actually require
additional lunds in enable them to meat
the needs or the dlatrirt. I am sure tbat
Secretary MrA.luo rould be wllllitf to
mage apectal deposit in national. bank
on the usual security to five relief."
The telegram makes It very clear that
the comptroller la of the opinion that Ihe
banks of Texae arc amply ble to -take
rara or the situation In the droutb dis-
trict ir tttcy will but extend the credit
nereatary to artoni ihe desired reiter.
Secretary or AgrlctiHure Houstou. In
discussing his call upon congress ror an
appropriation or tejaiu to be used In
tita purrhaaa or seed to be sold 10 the
rarmer at coat points out that hi de
partment has already paved the wary to
assuring tlie west Texaa rannera or ieap
seed ror their sprinr rrops. He iays:
I irrf niisiitltlfM of Sfnl eninmOfl grain.
aorghiims 1 corn have been purrhased
for the drouth striefcn aertiona or Taaa
in order to asaiei in maaing iuiim'
adequate supplies of seed for the jest
Plans are now being perrecle) for. tho
sale and distribution or this seed to the
farmers In need or it. The deparBjBp be-
lieves It can bay and sail tuts scad to the
rarmer anal In '-he end retur) to the
federal trnsury practically all or th
imnr- .tnnronrlalftd ror that mímese
the seed win be sold to the farms only
ror cash at a rraaonaorc price.
V. S. A viators Eager to
Attach Hun. Waser on
Who Will Be Firéi
By Associated Pre- " .
Wlin 1IP JUlirrir" niiuj in '1'aint
Mturxiay. Jan. t MWer picked opt a
site today and established another corps
aviation school which will be placed in
r barga of a major who lias gained ex-
penencr in training niara at other
srhools A recently graduatetl riying
class will be tent toward the front nrti
week for actual rront line eipertence.
tiatng their own marhtnas but aeroanpa-
nylng etpertenced Brltiah and French
TIM Americans ara looking forward to
the event with the greatest eagernaaa.
Many wagers ara being made aa to who
will be the first to cross lb fterman
lines who will bring don the first en-
emy plane and who will get the first
photograph of a ennan battery.
VatXAM NattM MMWWWH.
By Associated less.
San Juan da. Sur. Nicaragua atan. aV
Iraiua. a volcano. IIJOH feet high near
the nty or Cartago. costa Rica. Is man
irestlng signs of eruption. The popula-
tions of Oan Je law Coala Hiean cap
sr " gA
rot Whcoler United . Stnioa
diploma! art Tortlo. nhown In the.
plotura with IiIh wife Unllle l.i
in ftecveu the noi'ellat. known
What tho futuro of the .in pan rue
question la but like U diplo
mat he bus the Utt of nnyins;
mttch. nnd wtlll mnlntnlnltig sli
lencc. He will not tell. Wheeler
.nil in . wife recently arrived In.
the united Hiatea from tokio
where he.waus counaeUor at the
American lefatlon. He la on his
way to Stockholm to take a sim
MAIL CLASS CARDS
Little White Clarification Tick
et! to Notify Registrant!
of Final Position.
Right of Appeal Granted Unsat
isfied Men; Hearing It
F.xempUon board In El Paso city and
county cipoct to begin mailing classifica-
tion carita to regtitrant Monday.' The
rsrds will he sent to thoso whose que-
tlrmnslres have been returned and uassed
on by the boards The notice la a small
wrote earn wnnn is notification m tu
registrant of the rlass In which be has
been plai-rd. If the rearigtrsnt should not
be satisfied with his nasalflcaUon provi-
sions are made whereby he may tase an
appeal. This Is specified on the card.
Flaal Uatslrirstlon Care.
Appeal In every case must be taken
within five days from the date on the
nlassirirgtlon notice. Should the time
elapse without the lioseas hearing from
the registrant the case I closed and tlie
reglatrant Is mailed a rinal rtaaa I hr ation
card. This contains the order and serial
numbers of the registrant and the etas
In which the registrant hss been rec-
orded. The registrant must rarry this rinal
card with him at all tunes as It takes the
place of the t eglstrat Ion card Issued at
the time or registration under the 'setae.
Uve draft act. No registrant will be ssre
without the card. It Is small and can be
ci.nvenlrintlv carried. Il must be nre-
sented at any time It may lie demanded.
Hearing fellows Appeal.
Appeal for registrants a provided su
that a hearing may be-granled tbem In
cases where there is dissatisfaction with
the' rhvsslftration la wbsrb they bare been
placed. This appeal. If taken. Is msde
direct to tbe board bavins; Jurisdiction
over the real st rant
While no definite announcement has
been made th neit ouoU from El Paso
to the National army Is eipected to be
seni rroji nere on rrprnary i. aoviccs
were reeeived by the boards that It Is the
desire or officials to give the local boards
ample Ime within which to rotnplete
the rlsssihration of tbe Questionnaire.
There I considerable work attsctied to
this first loa qneetloiinalre muat be
aerated. This Is done by the registrant
aith tbe aatitaare of the ad vis tor y board
or lawyers hoidinv sessions In the li
on ine i inn nooc or wse
After miir eiecatton or the
re it Is returned to the board.
where n is passed on by tbe meanbsr.
Notice of classincstton are then sent
out end tf there are atanti. they are
as ted on. Last of all the final classifies
Uon cards are sent nut. '.oiii.le.l with all
Ibis rv org l the task of nryerty flthwar
tbotwatm oa rage twc
So Far la Winning the
War Hand of United States
Steel Corporation Declares in
Plan for Redoubled Baiaim
aad Military Energy by the
Soldiers Of ficen. Sailors. Skill-
ed Labor and Men to Meet
Every Emergency Can Be Had
From Sea Island and the Far
East tq Strengthen U. S.. Is
By Associated Pre.
Chicago. Jan. (I A plan to solve the la-
bor problem or the United States by the
importation or Orientals was offered here
tot.ight in an address by Klbert ti. Uary
f.ha.nnan of the boarti of the l niteti sítate
Mcci cortxiralfou at a dinner given by
the Lommen-lal deb.
Mr. Oary wliose subject was "HuMness
Ourlbg tjiú After the War" attd lhat
oennany was stronger than ever and that
he subscribed to the opinion of an eastern
newspaper mat it woniu nc wtsdtmt for
every American busitxs man to place
ever bis desa-
w inning the
Not that Mr. Uary think the words will
always remain true. He thought that two
or three more year- would bring a victory
for democracy over autocraey mayhap
sooner but meanwhile he instated that
even optimist like hlmseir should un-
Minklugly face tbe fact that so Tar the
rrulta of victory belong to ihe centrgj
power lti touching on the labor prou-
lem be said:
Would Let Mea from Orient.
"To the extent needed tbe Untied Hlates
should Immediately under proper condi-
tions and reasonable restriction draw
from the Islands or the sea and from
oriental countries enough men. Including
solders and sailors to meet every emer-
gency. There would be no difficulty in
obtaining within a abort period large
numbers r strong healthy. Intelligent
loyal men Tor civil or even military duty
and the number could be increased rrom
time to t.ma as required. Ail who are ac-
quainted with the racts know that we
need more men and that we can get them
If we are so disposed ir legislation la
required congress should act without de-
lay." Hun Mrenoth Not Ktsogrralrd.
Mr. Uary aald that although tbe picture
or Herman strength which be draw was
shocking it waa not exaggerated and he
"There will be more healthy and more
skillful suUiers even more competent of-
ficers bigger snd more destructive can-
non submarine and aircraft and safer en-
"Uermany" tbe speaker emphasised - is
-not omy nas uaiinanv moni I irruí arwi
co ordinated every last item or bee re-
sources or brain and material ror winning
tho war. bul" Jlr. Gary said "tbe I'rui-
lans have perfected a centralised com-
prehensive business organisation which
o i (It-rih R H-t .-lie and ramir'.raliona ban
never before been appwscbed.''
The speaker than took tbe "after the
war" phase or his address in which he
urged thai American business men should
preñare lor unprecedented competition for
DEATH OF TEN MEN
Private Michael J. Mc Nanwra.
1102 N. Florence St. El Paso.
By Associated Prcas.
Washington. Jan. rXaawaral Pershing
today retmned tlie following destba:
Corporal Fred - M. (intbe ambulance
ronipsny. pneumonia luinneapolls.
Private Walter llaifhill unauiry Alton
Private Howard Finch motor truck
company meningitis Torrlngtoo. Wyo.
Trtvaie MlrhaefJ. m smra. amhuianre
company meningitis. I10t N. Florence
bL. El raso. Tesas.
Private Albert Harvey stevedore re
salt of explosioq ifejena. Ark.
Private Herman A. hoose pneumonia
Privste Michael ' J. f.adiyan. field ar-
tillery meningitis Scvery Farms. Mass.
r.vetett E. Kenny held artillery menin-
gitis. Lawrence Mass.
Private Fred hogle infantry pneumonia.
Private Henry m ;hapsnoo. Infantry
nude t no l tied imrrhester Mass.
Reading Acceptable to
U. S. Say British Press
By Associated Press.
tnodon Jan. a The Sunday Observer
says. lu regard to tbe afvomrme)! of a
British ambassador to tbe United Stasia:
"It to tesesasd tbat Karl rteadlng. lord
chief justiee of England in irreptfng the
vrflce m ihe public i eta rest and at con-
siderable personal sacrifice will Be the
new ambassador so tbe United States
It Is known tint his appointment will be
e in i
Scale of Pay Throughout Coun-
try May Be Named by Gov-
ernment on Baait of Coat of
Living. Under Proposal. Of
ferexl1 to asimila) Industrial
Methods Followed in Great Brit-
ain to Be Followed to Leaser
Degree Until Greater Control
Over Profit U Obtained; Lo-
cal Conditions Would Govern.
By BASIL M. MANLY.
Wiabington jan. .federal anthoritiei
responsible Tor tbe industrial end of war
preparations are greatly concerned over
the growth of Htdustrlsi unrta among
the nation's workers and are ransMttng
revolutionary methods or checking' It
During the early stsgea nf the war
there was a tendency to blmo all strikes
on Cernían propagandist and l W W.
agitators; but reeeBily there ha been a
growing recognition that the chief muse
of unrest is the increase In cost of llvjng.
The federal government now is also
awake to the rert that the Important
thing Is not to genie strikes but id pr
! PThÍSsW 'beaaw mathrwrr rtftygiti mV
tho theory that "an tninr of prevention
U worth g pound of cure.-
Chief among the acliemes mnshlertd is
the plan of wage ftalng gradually evolved
hi nreat BTftatn. The 'purpose of the
British flan I to readjust wages uni-
formly throughout the nation hi con-
formity with changes in the cost or liv-
ing so that the standard of living or the
workers will be maintained unimpaired
and atrikes forestalled.
The Brttlah machinery ror erreetmg
thla wage resdjustmcnt consist nf a
i omplirated system of loesl wage
hoard for the vgrlnijs industries and dis-
tricts acting under the direction of k
central wage board on all these boards
labor employers and tlie British govern-
ment have representation tn that the In-
terests or all will be considered In rising
The central wage board makes no at-
tempt to deal with separata industries
and occupations. It merely ronsiders the
arnersl trend of the cost or living which
M determined by system nr nailon wide
Investigation and ierlodlcally recom-
mends a general unllorm resnjusUniml of
wages in all the establishments which
have been brought under direct govern-
mental control. As tbe controlled estab-
lishment Include more than a majority or
all Prltlsh rartor.es the result to practi-
cally the same a ir the standard were
rixed ror all astabllshnionis.
The application of this general read-
justment to the different Industrie and
districts lg left to the lor! boards. They
are empowered to take into condiergtlon
any local I necease in rents which may
ariect the district or industry with which
they are desllng.
The wages ri d are not minimum but
standard wages intended to apply to the
average man or woman In a given oerupa-
tlon. Minimum wage rising nas been
abandoned In Oreat Britain since the be-
ginning of the war because it was round
to be of practically mi erren. Employers
are permitted to pay either below or
above tbe standard scale In case of In
experience or exceptional skill but only
when specific permission nas been
granted by tlie local board.
Nobody In W a slit nylon believes that
anything like the elaborate machinery of
the British wage hoarus can no put into
errert until American Indtiatry has lieen
brought under control simitar to that of
Oreat Britain as regaros limitation or
profit. But tt la certain that the ad-
ministration win take steps to assume
a far gregter control over all phases
of the labor problem that anyone dreamed
of in pre-war days with tlie object of
preventing Industrial unrest ami fore
Cardinal Gibbons Prays
for Guidance of Wilson
in Struggle for Liberty
By Associated Prese.
Baltimore Md. Jail o. In the presence
of a gret throng of persons cardinal
(ithbons preached Ui the cathedral this
morning. After tbe mas he held his an-
nual new year' reception in hla home
snd tlie leading men and women or the
city called to wish him tbe toys of the
The cardinal preached on "tlie pcrpet
uliy of the Chrlatrian republic" and de-
clared the people of the country have
an abiding faith In - President Wilson.
He said in part:
"Cat as pray that divine assistance
guide direct mold and fashion the actions-
of Use president of I be United
states and that the way will be shown
to B apeedy permanent and honorable
Never ha cardinal Gibbons' annual
new vai . reception been more widely
Expel La FoUelte
Is Demand on Senate
By Associated Pre as.
Washington Jan. c.-Lett?ra or protest
from aa an thors snd artists members or
the vigttentes' an anu-pacifist orgatUxs-
tton sgsinst tbe rsSasnioa of Ms seat by
Hanasnr La Foliette. ware reealead today
by Vice President Marshall. In accordance
wish bis recently established rule not
to lay before Use senate communications
received By him. She vice prealitant an-
nounced that the had turned the letters
over to various senators Who will present
latest if Ussf desire.
QKEAT PLANES TO CARRY PERSUINGS
REPOfcTS TO WILSON CAPRONI'S PLAN
ant "V Is cfn PAW .1
"n Sai nS Sn ir - -)(- VÍ7
wiiStnN(jT0N LJi iJs JzLr2'
tieneret Pershing's reports to I'resblent
Wilson and WUaon'a orders to Pershing
stay be delivered by airplane nest sum-
mer if the plan advanced by Capronl
Italian creator dor the groat uaproni
air cruisers and hauler! anea la put into
operation. Csjjppl's new planea easily
carry tt persona. The map showa the
Washington-Paris route ha propose. The
trip would require only M hours. The
Petition Circulated in
Many El Paso Churches
Backers of Movement to Submit Liquor Question to Voters
Confident of Securing Required Number
of Si gnatures.
Backers or the movement tu make El
Paso s saloon lesa city by mean or a
toca option election arter a busy day
fluflfBxy. professed ronridem-e that they
would nava manyiuore than the neces
sary number or sighgliirrs Monday mom-
lug to require the county commissi oners
to call Ihe election.
Petition were circulated at the morn-
ing aii'i evening services in the vsriou
churches and wore reported to have boon
numeroualy signed. A large number of
signature were also obtained at the mass
meeting In tbe Y. M. C A. In the after
noon. While no figures were given out
it was said Sunday night that the num.
Bar of slgnstures obtslued was larga
One dry worker said he had en one
pet i nun with upward or on hundred
name. Fifteen separate petitions wer
lu circulation during the day.
Attorneys Dlvlseg en Uursiion.
Attorneys nava advised tho prohibition
orknrs that only Wi signatures or voters
sre neresssry while others maintain to
per rent or the vote cast ror governor
In the Isst general ttlectlon la necessary.
In order to play sare the drys are ob-
taining more than Too signatures II waa
aald Hunday nigbt.
I try workers circulated the petition
asking for tlie election among several
churrh congregatloiis Hiinday morning
and night. Saturday night ministers of
the ndnlaterlal alliance were notified or
the reauesi on tbe part or the drys for
permission to Introduce the petition at
church Members Siga Petition
With the majority or the churches or
the city lined up with the aggressive
forres favorlnr a aaloouless city bun
dreda or church members who ara votara
lgned the tietltious. Home wno were not
at the morning service sought out thnae
who ire circulating the petitions and ar-
med their signature.
"While I cannot say how many signa
pires were obtained I real assured that
the majority or vnters In the eongregs-
tlons signed the petitions." said Rev. C
k. Campbell pastor or the Asbnry Metn
odlst Episcopal church and president of
me ministerial anisan i " iwiinnii
were i ireuisted among my congregation
and. although large number or those
present were soldiers and non voters a
goodly representation wgs obtained.
liegriiiy commending ine move bp mesie
El Paso a saloonless city. Rev. John M.
Jackson pastor or Ihe Flrat Methndlsi
Kplsropal rnurcn. spoan nrieuy on ine
subject of local option ror this city. Cfan-
niiifeeiuen who circulated the petition
among members or tbe congregation who
are rotar obtained a large number or
Retr. C I. ftverstreet Eaderses Meveaaeat.
Mrllng the present lime as the psy-
chological moment to ask ror a local ot-
All Britain Off ers
Thanks for Successes
in Cause of Freedom
By Associated Fresa.
London Jan. S. King Oeorge'a procla-
mation fixing today ror prayer through-
out the empire for what has been accom-
plished by British arms in the cause or
freedom and en Invocation ror tho sue-
ressfut speedy termination of the war
wag observed By every denomination. The
lord mayor of london and sherlffe at-
tended the Bt. Paul's cathedral In state.
Ho Idlers and sailors on leave some A mer-
le sas filiad the e burches one or tbe
features was the closing today of all sa
H-ona ror tbe first lime since the war
Mutiny Charge Against
Soldiers Is Quashed;
Officer Faces Trial
Washington. Jan. a. Tho war deoert
mem lu annulled court martial pro-
ceedings against to enlisted then or Bat-
tery A tighteentb rMd artillery regular
arsay convicted on charges of roatinous
Tbe men have been ordered restored to
duty on the opinion of tbe reviewing
authorities that the proceedings mere en-
tirely due to tbe "capririous conduct or
aii iBfspertencad officer."
There has been a siurgeslton that the
officer bJatsstf bow assy (ac chart.
sir line cm be operated In rew months
surely by next Rummer Capronl aays
in an article in Flying ft ran be done
by employing six of the largest capronl
machines carrying the mall In relays
Tin- route will have rtve leg: 1. From
Parts to Portugal. s. Portugal hi the
Atores. I. Asorea Pi Ncwroundlaud. 4.
Newfoundland to New York. t. New York
to Washington A aeparate machine and
tlon election Hev. ;. 1.. overslraet. at
the First Presbyterian church referred
to Ihe dry muvenvant In Ids announce.
menta. All the men of the Hilda classes
Who art voters affiled their signatures
to ine geunon
"The pctttlbhs were pausad about be-
fore ami altor sérvicea and I was tobl
that every man approached on the mibjeri
gladly snd rheerrully signed" aald Hcv.
"Although our church does not take up
such movements within the church 1
understand a petition was presented I
the morning service and some of the con-
gregation may have sighed their name
thit 1 do not know" said Itey. Fuller
Hwirt pastor or -t. Clement's Episcopal
At Ffrsl i hrMien Churrh.
At the First Christian church or which
Hev. P. J. Hice la pastor a largo number
or signatures were said to have been
Onlv a rew signatures were nblained
at Ihe morning service at the lumgrega
tional church. This was explained by
Rev. Dwlght J. Bradley who stated the
petition arrived arter the service bad
been closed and when only a rew ur ihe
AJtliough Hev. P. H. kulrkcrbocker
pastor or the Trinity. Methodist Episeopal
church was ill. the campaign for tbe locar
option election waa approved from the
pulpit by Hev. Lawrence Heyitobls. Petl-
tluna were also circulated at this church
(surprise to haloon Men.
News of the move on tlie part or tlie
dry i to obtain a volt) on prohibí
lion Tell like a bomb among Ihe ranks of
the saloon men. While audi action had
been predicted It wis thought that Hie
move on the part of liquor dealers and
their employee to eo operate with the jm-
lice lu putting a stop to the Illicit trarrir
lu liquor had given iliciu a new lease
Heporls tint the cleanup instituted b
the pnlire was not bringing the de-
aired results is said Ut have prompted
the prohibition people to ask Tor an elec-
tion. It I pointed out that with liquor
out or the way the city ran be more ef-
Ury Worhen LnUsuslasllr.
Those circulating petitions were en-
thusiastic bunday night over the results
their "drive" was bringing. It was said
tbat po one asked to affix hlg signature
lo a petition had refused. A dry leader
Is sulhorlty for Ibis statement.
Whether the petitions are o be pre-
sented at the morning sesaton of the
county copimlssloners or in (he after-
noon had not been decided Monday night
"It may be that we will circuíale the
petiiions among more or our friend
early In the morning and present them
to the court tu the ariernoon" said one
or the leaders.
of Insurance Sold to
Soldiers and Sailors
By Associated Press.
Washington. Jan. f.. More titan 93.000.
0000 worth or government Insurance
lias been bought by American soldiers
and sailors secretary McAdoo announced
tonight in a statement urging upon tins
men tb necessity of riling applications
for pulirles before the expiration of the
time limit set by tow. Men who joined
the colors before last October 14 must
apply for lusurs'-cf before iibruary i-j
ism. snn inose
muat make oi
and those Joining arter ftetoper
plication wiibin iu days
after entering the service.
Killed by Brother in
Argument on Religion
By Associated Press.
Itockwood Tenu.. Jan. f. An argument
over religion resulted in the killing near
here today o Thomas H Flnley race
horse owner snd breeder by hi brother
Car Fares Increased
i áf " s if I
10 O IwCrUS IfT ror liana
By Associated Press.
Balean tire. Jan. C-The stole public
service commission today granted tbe
Portland Ballwgy Light and Power com-
pany the right to charge e-ceut car lares
ui tue city at i-uruauu.
crew will be used for each leg and
Ihere will be one machine and crew In
reserve. The longest distance over water
in the route Is the leg rrom the Afores
to Newfoundland whirti Is about 1.16
miles thererore within lue flying-range
of our largest uaprout. Ttio time or the
trip may be cut down from the Asures
to Paris which is a illslinra of about
Lito miles without stopping aT fortu-
ProGerman Docs a
Few Patriotic Things
at "Suggestion" of Mob
By Associated Press.
New Haven Conn.. Jan. a -Maxlmll
Ian von Hotsen. a young lawyer of
thla city who returned tils question
naire to the draft hoard here endorsed
"lieutaehland Cher Alies'' was rnrn-
peiied tonight by a self appointed com-
mittee or clttoen to make a public re-
trsciicaii of hi pro-nartnaii remarks.
He wga also compelled- to ktss the
American Hag. to slur "The Htar span
glad Banner' gild to declare that tt
waa "America tint last and always."
Later von lloeureti tuada mimUaint In
its police alleging that b had been sa
Ho arresta mars te0s.
TRAFFIC TIED UP
Surface Lines and Railroads
Forced to Suspend; Autos
Abandoned in Snowdrifts.
By Associated Press.
Chicago Jan. e - Chicago was the renter
tndsy of one or tha most severe snow-
storms that haa visited the central west in
years. Hallroada aufrred snverciv trar
rb on some lines being virtually at a
standstill Temperatures were moderate
but a strong wind whirled the railing
snow drifts thst at many potuts were al-
most Impasse hie. The storm which
started in the southwest on Friday tuoveri
slowly northward widening lis path until
Piday It extended rrom fimaha to nhlo
i". in i where Uia storm became one
sleet or rain extending rmm LuuiaWllc
ky . to Toledo.
lu sud around Chicago almost Toot of
snow has rallen i by a 3 . mile
ggle. tlie snow piled In .n ut or six and
more reel. Hurfice lines made strong
efforts to keep their tracks clear but
toward Iho toiler part or the tlay tIc:
ot. many was stopped
Kevep railroad lines suffered the least.
These cpmpanles managed to msintam
ralrty regular aervlce.
iiiuunierable autoit.obiles wrro aban-
doned n snow'drirts.
officials of the weather bureau pre
dieted the storm would rontinuo through-
out the night
Lake shipping was endangered. The
steamer Missouri or the Northerlu mp hi
gan Transportation rompany plying be
tween Hacine Milwaukee and Chicago is
be bound iwo miles outside the harbor.
Lire guarda at tlie haibor entrance caught
tlie cgll or Ihe ateauier and later lomght
a big Ice-breaking tug reached the Miss
ourl and reported by wireless it was pre-
paring to tow the steamship Into port.
Some cancer n was expressed Tor the
stesmshlp Illinois owned by the same
lompeny which had not reported late
Autocracy or Democracy;
Next 18 Months to Show
British Speaker Asserts
By Associated Press.
Kl. Louts Mo. Jan. -. Frederick
flmlth. In a speech Itere today said the
next elgl-teen months will how which Is
the moat resolute-autocracy or democ-
racy. "The purpose of Fnglaqd 1 aa tin-
broken today.1' mi- Frederick said "
II waa when it entered the war and noth-
ing can malte her deviate from the path
of suffering and sacrifice that will lead
"The alliance between Kugland ami
the i niied Mates has meant mora than
any other alliance effected in tbe world.
There Is uo reason why Una understand'
ing. now happily cemented cannot last
"Whale we have suffered much your
surrering to yt to come. And the bloody
honors which will follow 1 know that
the Aiueriren will set a higher standard
of courage than has been .chleved here-
tofore." CAB OVER! t'RNH.
By Times Kpeclal Correspondent.
nan Angelo reías. Jan. 6.-J. H. French
wife and two daughters narrowly escaped
serious '.njury Thursday night when their
car overturned and rolled down the steep
emiieiikiiiefit or the Ortcui railroad track
in tbe south part or town. Mis Aline
i renrh sustained a broken arm. but the
outer members ur the family ware uuhv
1 IB red. The car was badly J am ted.
TO MEET 11
Struggle in Italy Bursts Fo
With Renewed Fury.
German and Austrian
Ury Battering Allied
Battles in Air.
Padua Saved From Teuton
by Cordon of Italian Flye
Soaring About City ; Br
Recapture Positions in
Taken in Sharp tnerny Thi
li Hy Associated Press.
London Jan. a. -- An offfelsl tatmi
Issued at llnrlin yesterday rurwarded
the Zurich cnrreapondnit of the
change Telegraph company annouita
that because of Mm Jtusslan request!
transfer tho peace pourparlers fi
Brest Lllnvak to .-tiorklmlm. the rain
powers bad teniporflillv suspended
nc k "ii it i .i. i with Hussia.
I11 Willi i I in BA1TKRH
I Mil;) ITALIAN HIONT.
Home Jan. ft.- Autro-ierman
Itsligii big guns msinlnined a vlgi
rire along (he entire Italian front
leruay. says today s war ornes aSSSm
tnont. and Hutu was great aerial
ITALIAN AVIATOR HA VLB
PAUL I FROM it un
HbIIbm Headquarters lu ftorthern
Haturday. Jan. b. Padua waa
another air raid last night larval
iiirougn ine daring "' Manan avia
wtui wont into the air an hour be
inoonriae ami formed in aerial cordS
around the city meeting enemy mach
ss iney smiuicen. rut! enemy seeing SJ
heavy concentration diverted liiel
course going to Mesirr n.i--eo.
ijastelfi am-o w here they causefl
casiisllies sod con-lderabto loss at ffl
last ppwe. itrltlsli aviators are
eseeially good work. 1 heir latest OXBll
was tue lie ii n- it. .n or nu enemy bail
ftl riuxegaua and the bringing down
an enemy aupuinc by gunlirc.
The artillery at Hon along llie uu
lain and Plsva fronts Is Intermittent
no longer shown the intensity if a bl
fonslve. Along the upper I'lave S
huitet irs have been ii tually -Henl
week indicating either a -borlara .
amuiHiillloii or a itusslble movement?
orces wcaiuani lo oilier limit-.
Wealliei- conditions eonllliue .ihmi
matly good with clear days and nlgntg
mu li mi id i te i i in
I.UKT PiHsiTION IN I - I
By Associated Press.
London ján. a British tronos Is
night aitocked ami reenptured from tl
leriiiins ni o. n section wuicti ine ia
lonn hsit occupied earlb-r in Hu- day
the esst r Bulleeourt. on the At ral
i.aiubral front the war office onnuuucS
41KRMAN TROOPS NF.RCfc
mttNCH LINES IN AISNE.
Hy Associated I'ress.
Her no via London. Jan. r GermJ
troops yesterday penetrated the FrctM
iniea neat juvinruuri on ine .muc in
and east of AvoiMjuuit and west. at..
son v am .on tho Verdun 'out. and
tuicd numerous prisoners and toma I
i him. trulla 1 1 o- i . ii..!. u i. ..rrtfa)
iroum ed toilay. In Allly wood us Mm J
sumei salient tue i reru n mane two
tempts tu i' neii.. i.- uie trrwasl
witiKiul sucres. in tlie i hampa
French attacks were repulsed after i
to band righting. Fifteen entente
planea and four captive balloona
shot down on Friday and .Saturday
the Germana as the result oí aerial I
and auti-aircrart rire.
Delays Payment of
By Associated Press.
Washington. Jan. 6 -nHTIrultlcs of J
clerical nature nave sen cu m loins
Stances to delay payment ur troops ia 1
i u u'o niaies gajsnaavw neaer .sata
day in Itscusaing rv ports or the fallí
of so I die is to receive their money
ume. An investigation oniei eu uy
Baker dlsdused tbat file greally anu
army euroliuK-ut and the unusual fa
usini Ihat antiear uimmi some mush
Hat had resulted In the transcribing
me payrou m a name wmcu mu nos i
peer upon in- mi.sier run. mo au
would not j ta sí live kHI until the
bad been corrected causlnr a dell
the paynteet or all tbe men whoa; i
aiioearel uuon that roll. '. ÍCÍ
The secretary indjcabsd that be had 1
rrasou ui xwweve me sinuiton in tnt i
specx was seriom or wnum not be
tj ' mo. fu nr. iiai4 rwotus I
toat aotne of tbe Atnertrgn
Franco have not bean paid
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