El Paso Morning Times (El Paso, Tex.), Vol. 38TH YEAR, Ed. 1, Tuesday, May 14, 1918 Page: 1 of 12
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Wt Thh-MdwIit nd Tuesday reir
"tew Mourn atender ixi Tuesday fain
You may be too old to march
to the trench but you can
"drop in" any place and buy
your W. S. S.
EL PASO. TEXAS TUESDAY MAY 14. 1918.
ENGLISH SECTION TWELVE PAGES
PRICE FIVE CENTS
AMERICAN ARTILLERY FIRES GIGANTIC ENEMY AMMUNITION DUMP
Ü.S. ASKED TO
American Votan Called on to
Elect Only Loyal and "War-to-Victory"
Men to Congren
and to Eliminate Party Une
to Inaore Defeat of Anti-
Elihu Root Warns Against
Danger of Coalition of Pro-
Germans Pacifist and Ex-
treme Socialists; Campaign
Be Waged Only on One lame
That of Loyalty.
By Associated press.
Washington May 1. American votera
an called upon to Meet only loyal and
"war-till-victory" men to conrreat next
election In tn appeal presented to con-
cessional leaders today by a delegation
representing- the League for National
Unity. Tbe two (treat political parties
ara asked to Join forces In douhtrut dis-
tricts to Insure-the chotea ot conrtoas-
roea wbo wll) be unswerving In their
support of tbe government tn tbe conduct
of the War.
la the party wolet received tbe dele-
gation were rtepreeenutivea Ferris or
Oklahoma and Wood of Iowa chairman
respectively or the Democratic and rte-
publican campaign committees: Represen-
utivélrttebtn of -North Carolina. Demo-
rratte floor leader In tbe house and
Representative OUien of Massachusetts
rung Republican leader.
The appeal says tn part:
"The nation must be able to count
npon both parties nominating men at the
!i incoming congressional primaries who
ire wholehearted sad unequivocal sup-
porters of the war alms or our govern-
ment and its purpose to prosecute the
war ta a sueeessfal termination 1
Poolls of Party lalereaU Uraee.
-In tbe Interest of the nation we ask
for more tr in any district It becomes
likely that aa anil war candidate he suc-
cessful It Is the. imperative duo of the
two leading parties to effect a coalition
against the non-American or nti-Amerl-ctn
candidate in order to make certain
his deresL An equitable arrangement
should be effected between the two par-
ties coverlnr all such districts as require
the expedient or coalition in order to
avert the election or a disloyal candidate.
r Defeat Disloyal Caaildatee.
If to any congressional or aaoalorlal
election there prove to be danger of the
election or disloyal Candidates II will
become the duty or American regard-
less or party affiliations to defeat such
candidates and to ast loyalty to the nation
above personal loyalty to the party.
"Let no nam aoulnsle or elect to con
grcss any candidate on a so-called pale
platform. The American nation under the
leadership of tbe president of the United
states comnranaar-m-cxiei 01 we
and navy is for peace but a righteous
nil enduring peace san on secureu
until Amerita and tbe UHsd powers
bsve achksva victory orer the armies
mi inusual of roe central powers
or their people having repudiated those
who bare bean runty or we enme 1
willing initiating and carry lag on the
wee snail in tbe interest or a last pate.
have recovered their right to control their
in s personal letter to Representative
Woods Ellha Root one of tbe signers of
the appeal wrote:
I 0 not believe there Is a single esa
... district which has not 1
stttinrh loyal majority but I understand
that there are prooenty trom m to
districts in which there are enough pro
..crinan and pacifist ann exireme Dooianm
iim to make it
tor a uisiuyai
nirt.ia to be 1 afinan bv a plurality
it (he loyal trot.
í tZÍTJ"? ÍTíSSí
S3 10 our asaaaary H aa
lecUuo would bring aid and eotnfocl
10 the eaetay would dtahearwn all loyal
' ill sent and would D aieereuuaoie t
both political partía.
Party Mil rea I TtbBaatjJMar.
-Of course paros must eotvatmie: the:
orcaulxation must I
.. ntirr one ought tu make tlJ
an adveníate for tbe future: bal.
.11 ta urruaan between Bare
be overwhelming Issue of III ay swath
for our free republic whlrb IssiBtt apoa
winning tats war. If m any district were
is lb least eliaere thai a dlaloyal man
uaiv cos issue hi thai diatrtct. thai tal
tbe Issue of hryslty
"The practical and patriotic eoara
I 'm the'least d'.ublful in a
asa ta bate Ibes
toa i 1 bar vos ayraa Jb tym
etiiiiu a aval s..
la diMrwu wbar the
1 to bate the letal pruepe.i
tar votas ra
wbtod t loyal I
is as pet
RED CROSS DRIVE
Wounded French Britiah Cana
dian and Australian Soldier
Abo to Aid Campaign.
By Associated Press.
Washington May U. Led by General
Pershing's So "retersns" and 300 wounded
French British Canadian tad Australian
officers and privates some 7(00 apeskers
are to bring the heeds or the American
Red Cross home to the country next week
during the drive for a second lioo.ooo.ouo
war fund. Soldiers detailed to the speak-
ing Include many wearers of the Croix
de O narre the Victoria Cross the Dla-
tnurolshed Service Order and other deco-
rations. Participants In righting at Yprea vimy
Ridge sanctuary Wood Cslllpoli Salon-
Ik. Verdun the eftTue and I tie Momma
will undertake to make clear to Ameri-
cans what Iba hospitals the nursing the
ambulances tbe surgical supplies the
canteens and other service agencies
maintained by tbe American Red Cross
mean In ssvlng life reducing suffering
land maintaining the morale of tbe armies.
Tat atvulan speakers Include men noted
SB peasao life leading prelates authors
actors and social workrs. There also win
be a staging section beaded by Madame
Schumann-Helnk and Alma Muck. For
mar President Taft will bead the civilian
speakers who will include Charles F
1 Hughes. Alton R. Parker Charlas W. Fair
banks Leslie M. Shew George Wicker
sham Senators Keuyoo. Watson. Nortis
and Cummins. Commissioner of tducaiiou
(llailon. Hugh Gibson. William Allen
White Booth Tarkinglon. Maredlth Nlrhol
toa. Hughes l.eroux. rormerly editor of
Le Matin or Parla: Frederick ward Otis
Skinner and William Hodge.
Archbishop Mundeleln and llanna. Hish
op Lawrence of Massachusetts and Bish-
op Gay lor and many others will repre
WO ten speakers win
Include Mrs. August Belmont Mrs. J.
who won the
" Order for bar
title or Commander
work at Belgium
and la tamasrana wash the ScoUieh worn-
'a hospital activities
Daniels and Sir Geddes
Unite in Praising Work
of Allied Naval Forces
May l"-lrttors atrhaattd be
Mry at lb nary and Bar ErU Oaddee. first
tara or ta anota torn ran war maae
public today by b Briusb adauralty. Sec
retar y utaiau varos u part
"Your reference to Uw apleudid aplrit uf
co operation between the navies of oar
countries end your warm Praia or the of
fleer end men of our na liv-
most grateful to at and tu ta
Tto brbjbust Spot to MM trapyedy of this
War Is Oals nautuaJ ssOracMktoB of the bbb
a) tbe naval tortea.'
bar arts fiaitnn replied:
-I am eirredlagty gratar I for your let
r. As you kaarw we. eat uf w i.we
bave great asanlralln tor y' oriuer.
tad ate and for Uva aplaudid Urn Wey
are sum la baropwn waters. Further.
at ruai Admiral Mate U
sat sod ta cu pr sitan
ALLIES OF THE KAISER
L - T
Front of Trenches Keeps Huns
Guessing All Night .
By Associated Press.
With the American Army In France
Mty 13 -How in American alarm
clock kept the whole German line
guessing and causing the Germana
'jseiet expenditure of isrge quanti-
ties or mm 1 in: run and rifle ammu-
nition all one night was related to
The Ainrrlrsnt bad been trying for
some time n draw the fire or cer-
tain enemy mills. '
"l eave Frits to me" said a happy-
raced young American who pulling
an alarm ! flock under Ms arm. dis-
appeared Into No Msn's Land under
rover or darakness tnd rattened the
clock to a v in-.
"Soon the alarm- rang whereupon
the Germans opened lire. The wire
had been so arranged thai tbe clock
1 1 1 1 11. 11 d 1 1 ring Intermittently and
each time dreW a violent fire from the
Meanwhile tbe Americana restad In
tacit trenches and enjoyed a heerty
An r morirán officer turned the
rabies nicely on the enemy recently.
TM essoins had retired during t
bombardment to concrete dugouts be-
hind their tranches leaving the first
art lines to one man who went
ai ootid setting off Hares so a to
créale tbe Impression that tbe whole
front war alive with Germana.
An American patrol leader went over
ami d ii-covered lb ruae. He killed
the one German luvaded the trenches
..ml gathered dozens of street signs
which the Germans had posted return-
lag to his own lines with the signa
lucked under bit arm.
New Federal Law Will
. Confer Citizenship on
Over I23J77 Aliens
By Associated Press
Washington. May II. In m nperamui
with tbe army general ataff. lb naturali-
sation bureau of the dnpartment of labor
art la motion today carefully prepared
pisa to secure tbe speedy afaroemeai of
lb art approved by President Wilson
Saturday night which almo at Immediately
Will confer Mnen.au elusetudnrr upon
I .177 alian now in lb national army.
In addition to many IhlMSBiH in civU
Through neglect or ignóreme ot tbe
arm or the old naturalisation law many
Bene now rlaaeed aa srtaattot fallad lo
entapíete application before to roan
closed thstr km to firms proceed
iaa under thrt Uw. How woe wbo mart
aha sam of Baa aiiiMBBtfi will ba per
tained to acquire their rtuaatmblp papers.
By Associated Pre.
Waah nartoa. Ha lV-Tb hi
lb basis of draft quotas from stats pop
ulalioM 10 the number uf atea t etas una
wa ma il Ule today by Vic Piidnt
Marshall and fttwaker Clark tad seni to
iTtal WlUualor his approval Ibis
manure ba lesea tortore tost re as foi
aeaaral tnoaattos- II will b put Into effect
s ooa a traed Jb raw prestdaui. s
ateee w ready bar laakto lb May
draft already ordered 00 to Btf harta
FIRST BRIGADE OF
TEXAS CAVALRY TO
BE READY JUNE 1ST
Recruiting Take Big Spurt and
Organization to Be Muttered
Into U. S. Service Soon.
Special to the Morning Times.
Houston. Texas May 13. The First
brigade. Teres cavalry will probably be
ready. to be dratted into federal service
by June i. Yeaierday's enlistments to-
uted nearly aw men and all were given
a rigid physical examination before being
"1 will not accept any organisation
whose men cannot pats tbe most rigid
physlcsl eianilnatlun and moreover the
outfit rauat be at war strength. Paper
ureogth doea not go In tins brlgsde"
asid Brig. Gen. J. F. Woiters Ust night.
Some or the troops In remote sections
oí the slate haven't made tbe progress In
recruiting as those In cities have made
due tu local conditions.
However within the past two or three
days the western sections bsve made a
War Ay pile lr Another I roup.
Waco baa applied to General Woiters
Tor another troop.
Over M men have tlretdy agreed to en-
list at soon at proper authority can be
secured. The tenersl la su slung on
sosas of lbs tentativa troop commanders
who. bare not yet secured anything like
a good allowing In recruiting. The troop
at Alpine. In the extreme western sec-
tion on account of its isolsud position
sod scattering population U not develop-
inr much strength. Tbe number or ap
plication for rUtd
growing let each day due probably Pi
lb fact that the federal goreriiemui will
require a field off tree to pat a rigid
tactical e reinitiation to determine bis fit-
Baas for service.
Wba mis fact became known many
ankers after ta toara or majors and
lUuAnent colonels sad a tew wbo cor-
d baa spread eeat or the colonel
ran to speak about this yeaCa crops.
r.eey orttoar BM
very officer of flato rank Battel b coat-
When we art tato activa aarváe
It it auirdar 10 bar Inroatpetwit orneare
aBadr troop ornear who make
good la this brigade will b coaapetsas
after w get through with them-- be
troops at camp Bowie aaaday wtoto
guest of Brt. ftoa. loan A. Hulaa.
"Tessa should be presad of be art
lb support of man lik
lid flutthlllga anil.
Wtaiungtsa May W Pre.ioenl wiieou
rrirad hare aa tbetr toar or the tutted
sutes lor tbe bad treat.
Realizing That America and AI
lie Hare Gained Mattery
Orar Present Type of U-Boat
Germans Said to Be Planning
Undersea Cruiter of For
Entente Ready for Teuton Sea
Challenge Say French Min-
ister of Marine and "We
Shall Not Stop Until We Clean
Up Sea aa Soldier Would
Clean Out Trench."
Bv Associated Presa.
Washlnrton. May 13.-lleallxlug that
America and the allies have gained mas-
tery over the present type 01 submarine
Germany now. thoroughly alarmed. Is said
to be planning a new series of big
U-boat erulsars with which she hopes to
sgslu assume the silvsnUge In her unre
stricted under-wsler wsrfare. Announce
ment of tliei new German i-i henie Is mane
by George l.eygues the French minister
or marine In sn interview received here
today in an official dispatch from IJtrtee.
Mo deUils regarding ne new u-noaia
wore given by M. Leygues. but troin In-
fnnnsllou from other sources II appeals
that the .crulaor submarines will be heav
ily armnrad and armed aim win ue ue-
signen aspecisny to meet inn menate 01
itha 1 r. luiat ileatrovers whlrh have
proved so effective In hunting down the
smaller submarines now In operation.
Allies Reedy tu Mart New Men see.
M. Leygues declsred thst the allies are
ready to meet German's new efforts and
thai they will not rest upon tbe "rine
results obUlned" In the past.
we shall not slop." he ssld "until
wa bave cleaned up the see ss one cleans
up a trench."
Jusi how effective has been tbe war
tgainst Hie 1 hunts is shown by figures
00 destrucllait of allied shipping given
to the naval committee of the French
chamber of deputies Saturday by Minuter
l.evaiies. They reveal that sinkings
men hantnien have fallen off to the point
where new conttrucllou 1 exceeding the
ikitirurtlon even now before American
Minis ro In rull swlinf.
I Ileal lirl.nl Tuld la Figures
fhe monthly sversge destruction this
year ss given by M. l.eygues. Is ñii.iun
compared with more n.au HJO.OOo lona
monthly In 1817. In. April or lasi year
tbe first mouth. or tlernisiiy'a iinrealrined
submarine wsrfsre the tnnnsge sunk wss
griAUO. In April or this year 11 had
dwindled 10 about we.100 tons.
(to the other hand the destruction of
Submsrtnes Is exceeding llielr construe-
turn' by the enemy and Hie margin U ex-
pected lo Uleréate aa additional American
destroyers which now are being turned
out rspldly take their place operating In
Hie war tone.
Allied tonnage Gains.
The IOUI or allied shipping destroyed
in the Oral 'our month or tins wt placed
by Minister l.eygues at l.iM.stS ions and
ven ir the submarines sre able to main-
uln this rsu which orfleUls dbubt the
year's total Would be something Ilka I
700000 pins or less Ihsn tbe eaiimaiid
amount of tonnage v. huh the shipping
boaro believes America will produra dur
ing the year.
Adding to American production lb am
pul In Greil Britain France and Japan.
Ilia allies would rain for the year some
ihlng like r.noo.MX) tona not counting the
tOOnmo or mure Ions of chartered Jap-
anese and Norwegian ships and requl
sltloned Dutch vessels.
Woman Charged With
Murder Chats Gaily
as Juryl Is Chosen
By Aasorlttad Press.
Wsukeabs. Wis. May IJ.-Seven Jurors
had been accepted by both aide subject
to challenge whan III Irla! or Miss Grace
LaaJk high school teacher ror the sUy-
bir or Mrs. Mary Bowman Huberts ad-
journed Ule this afternoon bu of the
seven are rumore and lb beads or Unt-
itle tul Hie seventh I a bUckamlih.
Id. playing Ufa Uitereal at lb iMarBfia
of the man lo who bands bar fu will
rest Miss Lusk smiled sod challad with
rriead during an laMrmitsioo of list
trial. Often ah glanced about the court
room which wa crowded to the boors.
Ai ies.il one tbtlrd or the sp'etolor were
waraen. In talk with rrlenda Mitt l.usk
objected 10 bring called a psyeblo(tst
fast tarsus she had taught pyrbology
in high araoot.
"Would you call a wosnan who has
rslsed three panties a botanist?" she
by g righto Press.
Wefhhlfioo Msy tl. To boas today
refused lo recede frotu IU action ta vol
lar to aboba eight United Mates sob
It satirio tato rent back 10 conference
the teflalatlv. Judicial and eaeculive ap
pruuruttuu bill rMryuig rldr to do
a a ay wiui tbma. Th b treaauriea arc
bosiou. GMc. (Jocumaai Nw Or
Report U. S. Troops Will Not
Be Used Except as Complete
Army Is Officially Denied
Announcement Reaching America by Way of Ottawa Con
cerning Dispobition of American Forcea b Declared to
Be Error Which Has Been Corrected.
By Associated Press.
louden. May U. Tbe Associated
Pvraa waa alfleUlly UUrmed ualghl
thai Ihe slalemeat ml bl tram
Otlewe Ifat alght attiibaUM to tbe
mar coMMltlr f the British esbtart
tbe .aaeuareal met n had beta
deeldeil art la use lb American array
ea tbe wester treat until It bréame
remplele ami powerful tore wa
due te a errar nhlrh has bee ter-
rreled. Oa Sunday ahjkl a report received
tram London end (lien out at Ottawa
by Ike airee tee ! public Information
far Casada through the Canadlaa
Pu ss. Limited aUled that Ihe ratéale
allies were o eunflrieal at their ahll
Its I wltbrtaad any rita thil might
he launched by the Germaas II bad
been decided not la use the American
army aew la I ranee until It harem
a complete end powerful force.
Mils lalenaallea waa credited te a
summary of eperetleaa ea tbe waster
iront ky the wr rassjatliee ot the
BTATKMP.XT HAB NOT RKKN iiUM.in
llll MiilHI II 11 IN ANY WAV. HAVN
CANADIAN INFORMATION Hint 1 Hill
By Associated Press.
Oiuws Msy II Nothing" rqrtber 'isa
reached otuwa offlclslly as to the dis
position j'T the 1 iiited siat -s troops In
France. The ststement contslned In the
'ableguen from ihe British war cabinet
and Issued by Ihe director nf public in
formation here that the Americana were
not to b utilised In tbe lighting line
until they hd complete aeir-suppoit-inr
army has not been changed ur mod-
ified in any way.
Dlrtctor of Public Information Miclwllt
DRAFT EVADERS DY
I. W. W. COURT TOLD
American Soldier Teatif iea Or
ganization Offered Protection
to Hiniaetf and Other.
By Aasorisled Press.
Chlrsgo Msy II. An Arnerlrsn soldier
John Byre of Franklin it. J. testified st
the trill or it Industrial Workers or the
World today that t repreaenUUve of the
organltallon promised him and others
protection rrotn tbe authorities If tbey
evaded the selective service act
Byrt'g testimony rormed a link In the
chain of evidence by which the govern-
ment eeeka to prove t conaplracy to dis-
rupt America's war plana waa entered
into by leaders or the organisation.
Private Byra testified lhal John AvllU
defendant and organizer or numerous
strikes in New Jersey Massachusetts and
New York while In Franklin furnished
Nun a boston Mass. address.
"He said to report at the address and
I need have no fear or militar y service"
asid Byrs. He could not recsll Ihe sd
Derrote counsel tough! lo show that
lb testimony ' wss pan ot conspiracy
against Avltla which II was declared re
suited In him being hanged by a mob
in Franklin last summer until he waa
Letters to Hay wood lalrodueed.
Parts of correspondenra from Amis to
William U. Haywood and other orrirer
reUUv to prorress in strikes were read
Into tbe records over objection of lb
"I re apt tbe frequent Insinuations by
defense counsel that the government has
forged part uf Ihe documentary evidence
offered" psoteated I rank k Nebi'ker.
sperlsl prosecutor. "Vendervrer himselt
offered lh photograph of a letter In
question after tbe prosecuUon had de
nied II was not hi be submlited."
Haywuot'a blenugraphrr Identities Letter.
Judge Landla ruled Hist rsrbun copies
of letters heaiiug no signature bul hav
ing a file stamp 011 then races could be
offered but could not be used sgslaat
individual defendants except when defi-
nite proof or their genuineness was sub-
milled. Marl Coupons atenorranhar for Avlila
at Boapm Identified letters aubmiiimg
hi reports to Haywood. 'When wss
put out of fail ln or. t big Hi" broke
out In Ihe mills." Avlila notified Hay
wood early In 117.
Additional tov eminent witnesses began
arriving today. A group of so are on
tbele way from Arisona and Texae to Ma-
ury reUtlV to . Mullimos M tbe south
Trial of 1 1 Met Held
for Participation in
Praeger Lynching Opens
by Assoruiad Frees
Ldwards.tlle. hi. May IJ iweatyllve
tatos war examined Mis aftorfjoon
be opening of the trial of II mast
charged with murder tn coiuiectkio lt
the bieldos of Holm I Paul PrtUW l
f olliiiasllte April I' Three were tenia
lively accepted by the slate and tbe do
fne seta on aoo.
The selection of Jury I not expected
M be loiupleud until luiouiiow 111 sin
r dclMMlMlU r.i wealing led
white Mid blue ruartu In llieir lapals.
laughed and Joked with frisada wml
a asto as eoen Boats sad durtug
MM a oral rstswai.
said innlght he had received nothing fur
ther 10 rrggrd to the Americans and '.ha
the story was issued aa It came to Mm
through tbe regular official channels.
There la a possihiniy or a mistake oc-
curring In nan sin i ion. and lnvastlga-
tKm may clear this point.
In a statement tonight sir Hubert Bor-
den prime ntln'ater said:
"The story readied Otuwa through the
ordinary channels and aa It waa not
marked confidential It was given to the
WASHINGTON FIND TONS OF
By Associated Press
Washington Msy IS. Amerlcsn officers
were Inclined tonight to characterise re
ports front London via uruwa that
American troops would not he used until
a complete and powerful American army
liad b:en developed In France as sn
echo of Hie political controversy pre
cipitated in kuglgnd by tbe inclJent or
Tbey could see no other explanation
since the ttllsmcnl am United 10 the
"wsr romhilttee" of the British wtr ctb-
Inet wis promptly repudiated by I md
Heading British ambassador here end
later declared by Secretary baker In a
formal statrtnenl to be al absoluta vari-
ance with the facta ss known here.
I'. B. Troops llrlnp I sed
Lord Heading's statement ssld he was
confident no such announcement had
been Issued with the knowledge or Pre-
mier Lloyd George addlnr that the views
the lirllish government which hss
transmuted were esaentlslly opposite.
Secretary Baker said American troops
were lining used hi battle and would be
continué 1 lo be uasd at the supreme
IN RAILROAD RATES
IS TO DE PROPOSED
Advance of 25 Per Cent in Paa-
nrr and Freight Schedule
I to Be Sought.
By Aasnclslrd presa.
Washington. May II. F.sllmslea made to-
day by railroad sdmlnlitrstlnn officials
Indicate thst in increaaa or at least w
per cent In frolght and passenger rates
will be necessary this year to meat the
lusher mots of fuel wages equipment end
other operating expenses now set at be-
tween loMjxM.oofl and g7M.ofi.ooo more
than last year.
Iterommendatlnn that rates be ralaed by
approximately this percentage hat been
made to Director General McAdoo by hit
advisers. He Is op-clod to act within the
next all weeks and to put Increaaet Into
errec.l Immediately (shippers will be per
milted to appeal to the Intersuw com
merco commission under the railroads' so
and flnsl derision will be with President
Mich sn Increase ss la proposed would
be the blgtrest In the history nl Amerlcsn
railways and Ihe percentage I largar
than any ever sought by thaae railways
under prívate management and would ap
ply alike 10 the entire country both
rh.ss and commodity schedules would be
Hate experts or the Interstate Commerce
commission and railroad sdministrauon
now aro at work on nsw schedules. Any
im reason pi be ordered will he arranged
In a manner to preserve rste relstmnshlps
le no en coiiini initios and regions officials
asid today so thst industries Mid commer-
cial interests wilt ba subject to the same
di gree of rate competition ss at present.
Paasaarer fare will he raised under the
plMi snggested to about I cents per mile
i-oni urn oi tins general rale f a Hill
less than rtác.
i lie promised Increases. It Is estime ted.
would yield about MtoAWW fmjNUM
In rrelght ami MOOJMOMO In passenger
levonues. 1 Ills would loss" s margin
shove the estimated increases 11 opers'ihg
expenses eveninsiiy uus aiuc mo uaw
rates would not ro Into effect until the
year I hair orr their yield would 111
several hundred million dolíais short of
meeting the anticipated deficit this year.
The coal of extension and betterments
particularly at terminals now belur
planned ran be determined at ihla time
only In most general terms but ofnetat
point out that lbs Imam tal burden of
Ibaea will be fell In Mi month and that
eventually wry must be met out of higher
Au extensive scheme ot economies to be
effected by pooling abort haute elimina
Hoe of rumprtluon and ulnar nsw prac.
Bo pnagtole under aovemaasnl asatBNre-
treni. Is betor developed slowly bul It la
tid the economies will not bsmto to seow
sis in report or igpanait tor aaon sa-
utbr year By that lime ft Is planned tu
rasure ratea. If 11 la found polilbM M do
ao and still inslntatn railroads to norata!
bbri bbasslal Ba batt Buertla.
Mr. McAdoo repsaMdly ba sap at sad to
opinion Hal Uie railroad aader govern
innl operation should be sell support
Hag. Far Ihu reason ha Is rapraisaat at
preparad to relia labs and exuUln to
tbipissra lhal alara prices of esery bar
kind r servio and materials heve run
UP final I
it I eoaskssa tas so raaat a
rale lo I otata a mile will not reduce
Iravrt lo any greal exteail Mid lb director
central la oppoaad lo takiur any drastic
lap to cortall paaaar traffic. Me ha
frowned upon proposals to follow ureal
Br llallis eiMiiplr of la
rate tu pr coal and ttswaby cul off cm
U. S. SHELLS
Fire Are Abo Started in Mont
Didier by Unerring Aim of
Yankee Gunners and Are Fol-
lowed by Numerous Heavy
Explosions; Weather Contin-
ue! Misty and Rainy.
Positions of Teuton Troop Be-
coming More and More Intol-
erable a American Gun Send
Over Two Shot for Hun
One; No Infantry Action Oc-
cur Dtiring Day.
by Assoeleted Press.
With tbe American Army la Frasee
May It. A gigantic enemy aesmual-
Ilea dump at Caatlgay wss fired by
th American artillery uus moral
Al Uw same time two fires Were
(tort! to Moat DMter followed By
The weather eoatlaue mUly aad
relay. There was ao lafsalry action
laday snd only Mtermllleat machine
a aad rltle lire. Tbe position at
th crataas i bocamina mare aad
mare MMIeraMe while Uw Asearle kae
ara eatraaehMf their peMllan mar
firmly Aay hope Ihe eoemy might
kav ha ot brcakla Ihrnugk la Ibis
eetot re diminishing
The Americana lake nothing far
granted hat return fire Iwe to oar.
which I believed to sl new pare la
Ibas saciar whet aspeara to trouble
to tier mans moat I that tbe Ameri-
cans never tura hack whew Ihe eaetay
aaea sav. They flva Mm a double
dese or Ike same with everything els
Ihe enemy Irles.
MANY ABuXBJCAN PLANKS WtPJHONQ
OVKH KfflXMY UNM IN TOVL '
NF.t.TUR IN STIANCK.
By Associated Preat. a
With tbe American Army tn France.
Mty 13 Improved weather conditio! ta lad
to Increased air activity In the Toul are-
tor today. Many American planea were
working orar the -enemy Unas and ob
servation balloons were up ror too first
time In many dsya.
Th Amerlcsn artillery sat nlgbt and
this morning directed a hatvy and bsr-
rssslnr fir on German rear areas aba
it Is known troops are billeted and it u
suspected that others ire moving.
AMERICAN MAJOR AND TWO
LIKirrWiANTB ARK AWARDED
ERMNCH CROtiBU Ot WAR.
By Assoclsted Prest.
with the American Army In franca.
May Is. Major nalph of Hancock. MMb.;
Pint Lieutenant Herbert It. Oaralde of
New York snd Lieutenant Paul Meyers
or Milwaukee Wit. ware decorated with
Urn war croas by a French general to-
day. Major Hoye who to t gradúate or
Weal Point waa decorated for being the
nret American army aviator to accom-
plish reconoolsstnea night over to
enemy Unas. I leuteoam Oaralde aad
Lieutenant Meyers were honored for suc-
cessfully completing an Infantry lltalon
mission over Apretnoot. April it. at an
altitud of MO matara where they were
under conatsnl and heavy machine gua
fire rrool tbe ground
Major Hoye waa especially mnMocd
M Ihe clUtlon for th successful direr-
Hon of tbe sir squadron ba coagBitBlB
si th front.
CXIflTXNCK or AI BTBIA AB IN-
DKTKHUUfl (si A IE TO BE UK-
TRMINED AT CONEEBCNi E.
By Assoclatsd Press.
Zurich Bwiuerland. May ll.-'legolU-liona
which atrlll decide Hie future reu-
liona of Otrraany and Auslrla-llungary
Will ba dUgltiead by Parou Hunan the
Austrian foreign mlniater on Ida prestmbi
viMi M Oarnuw beadquartera. says ar.
Vienna dispatch in Uw V nanus Freaks
furter Xaltung. These negotUtlons II I
added may be characterised aa a praa
matlc alliance a military and custuw
Tlw grl quesliou hi Auslrla today U
wbtMsr to coiiUnued eslsl.-nce of s ets
rato Attstrtan state Is posaibM. oat)
party oral re a Uw abate tu cunsisi of
number of amsll aoveretgu tutes aMÉti
With its own foreign policy. The other'
parly desusada return to th i.rmau
lederauon which would render hanuMM
Uw eebtrirugal rffecla of IB smaller up
lion and BstiuuallaU.
ITALIA RETI IJUC At RIAN
ATTKMsvfarra raí api 1 be
MOM CJp BkXtUMTB. I
Runie May I J - -suairu Hungarian ssmi.
yaaienlay made ao attack on Mont 1 orea.
Bh receetly w captured uy uie tiat-
laua Tbt war unte announce lhal the
enemy waa rap 11 seel with baevy losaos. .
"Arte an mtsnx boiubaiün.cui iba eua-
y atuckad our aew poettloa on Mont
corasí. Arrestad by our nre aad cAiitrtpT
Much ba was ublujad to retire wuto
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Black, James S. El Paso Morning Times (El Paso, Tex.), Vol. 38TH YEAR, Ed. 1, Tuesday, May 14, 1918, newspaper, May 14, 1918; El Paso, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth199653/m1/1/: accessed November 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at El Paso.