Racine Journal-News (Newspaper) - January 31, 1918, Racine, Wisconsin THE RACINE VOL. 26. THURSDAY JANUARY 31. TWELVE THREE 20 KILLED IN RAID OVER PARIS KAISER'S AIR SCOUTS DROP DEATH BOMBS One of German Machines Brought Down and pants Taken Into Berlin Announces the Raid Was in FOURTEEN SHELLS DROPPED ON BERLIN REPORTS Wilson Tells Farmers Their Help Is Needed to Win the War FOOD MUCH GERMANY'S STRIKE TROUBLES NEEDED IN FULLY MEN OUT IN GERMANS PLANNED LUSITANIA J. R. RATHOM PUBLISHES SAGE SEXT TO A WEEK BEFORE THE SHIP WAS Jan. were killed and fifty rd In last air it is an- One of the German which raided Paris was brought The occupants of the airplane were made Jan. a says the official statement issued today by the war dropped teen tons of bombs on The official statement adds that the raid on the French capital was the first systematic attack from the This is the first aerial attack on Paris since July 27 of last the Cierman raiders having been checked by the strength of the Paris The con- struction of new German high speedy led to resumption of the is has been forecast in several dispatches from Paris telling of preparations to meet the ed aerial A few days ago the Paris police were vided with gas masks as tion against gas FINLAND IN GRIP OF SOCIAL REVOLT SAYS FINNISH REVOLUTION IS TO THK ONE IN SWEDEN NOT MIXING IN THK FINNISH Jan. Is croing through a social revolution similar in aims to the November in says the srad correspondent of the Daily News in describing the Finnish Tho forces opposed to each other in are very NEW Jan. that Berlin directed the sinking of the Lusitania was contained in a cipher message for the in an article in the World's Work Magazine for out Here Is the cipher Foreign nineteen fifteen warne 375 29 1 stop 175 1 2 stop durch 6ii; 4 stop to 19 7 IS stop LIX 11 a 4 3 6." The article exposing the cipher is from the pen of John R. editor of the Providence which has unearthed and made lic numerous German It dis- closes that the key to the cipher contained in the New York World Almanac for 1935. What Cipher The first set of figures 175 29 1, refer to page 375 In the World manac and the word in the twenty-ninth which is The next set of 175 12 re- fer to the first line on the page and the second which Is The next set ot figures is 622 24: 622 is the page in the World 2 refers to the second line on the and 4 to the fourth which is The next set of 10 7 the 19 refers to the nineteenth page of the 7 to the seventh and is to the eighteenth word in that which is The next set of figures is LIX 11 2 4 5 S. LIX is the number of an ad- page in the World IT is the eleventh 3, 4. 5 and 6 are the fifth and sixth words on the an advertisement of the Scripps Motor and the fatal words are across the The Lusitania passenger through press not voyage across the How Code Key Was in his which gives in detail the methods he used unearthing the work of the man says the code message balanced he a com- i from Workers Send Message to the Government in Which They Make Known Their Principal burg in State of BIG SHIPBUILDING CONCERNS TIED UP IN THE STRUGGLE Socialist paper announces that the Berlin now become more numerous and They have addressed to the government an ul- of which following are the principal conclusions of a general peace without or of men's delegates of all the tries in the peace of the food situation by better abolition of the state of siege and restoration of the right of public suspended by the military of tion of war release of all political of state institution oC equal electoral suffrage by direct secret Strike Leaders Jan. German EXPRESSES BELIEF BIG ISSUE WILL BE DECIDED THIS YEAR TWO AMERICANS KILLED AND FOUR WOUNDED ON FRENCH FRONT LINE Nation's Tn to in Conference Ht 111., Says Crisis in Struggle Hits und Tillers of tlic Soil Must Do Their Bit. EXITED STATES TS LIBERTY ROTARIANS BACK UP IX PROGRESS HERE TO DISPOSE OF WORTH OF THE LITTLE BOOKS Members of the Racine Rotary club out in full force to D. To the farmers of the United States President Wilson today sent a sage in which he called attention to the country's need of their raise a fund of for the ance the year in ning the The message was sent through the Conference be- ing held at the University of noon luncheon at The message was de- I himself for livered by President of the i over age Books and expect to pull it across by the end of the Every who attended the pledged Everybody is en- the proposition and University of In the absence all are of the opinion that the of Secretary of who was move is a worthy to have represented the The president had expected to at- but indisposition made it im- possible and he delegated Mr. who was prevented from by the in j tion The president's sage Sends am very sorry indeed that I can not be present in person at the on Page 2) 16 HUGE TRANSPORTS LAND MEN IN FRANCE EVERY ONCE WAS A OWNED BY ENEMY MEN OF WAR COMPANY As has often been stated the idea back of the Smileage Book is to vide the soldiers with ready access entertainments inside the The difficulties of validating to the Smileage for theaters and other shows in town are such as to make it The main objective is to make the camp entertainment better than the competing shows out- and to make it exceedingly easy Deaths Are Caused by Shell Attack Is Preceded by Violent Artillery Frequent Fatalities Past Several RAID IS MADE UNDER COVER OF DENSE FOG WITH THE AMERICAN ARMY IN Jan. American position on a certain section of the French front was raided ing a heavy fog shortly after daylight this The attack was pre- ceded by a violent artillery Two Americans were killed and four One soldier is missing and is to have been captured by the Casualties almost daily It now permitted to WAR ZONE Food Administrator staff in Address Before Commercial Club Says Wheat and Rye Are Grains that Stand NO INCREASE IN THE WHEAT CROP IN PAST YEAR Georgo A. federal food administrator of Winnebago the chief speaker at the noon en of the Racine Commercial club explained the reason why the people of this country are ed by the federal government to de- crease the consumption of wheat flour and eat more of the such as corn and He said that it was impossible to ship last season's large bana T should like to i enjoy the benefit of the Inspiration entertainments control of the close that all the recent casualties are under en out from occurred in military and exchange of counsel which I Tn this way it is know I should but in known that the soldier is provided it has seemed with wholesome sible for me to be present and at low and I can only send you a very earnest message expressing my in- terest and the thoughts which such a conference must bring prominently into every mind need not tell you for T am sure you realize as keenly as I do that we are as a nation in the presence of a on Page 2.) i is automatically Uncle Walt's At the luncheon Secretary Nelson read the written by Walt on the buy a dozen Smileage and then a dozen and send them to some soldier and help to brighten up their that I can to keep the boys from to I them bright and and I drive the fantods from the I'll do with forty kinds of so you PASTORS TO BOOST THRIFT CAMPAIGN WILL DELIVER SERMONS COM- INTENDED TO GIVE DRIVE ADDED FORCE IX must fight for and see I can always count on me. to old I am toe age placed me on the I'm wedded to my easy I couldn't whip -a Belgian The younger men THIS D. 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The heart of America Jan. is thrilled Sunday will be the real start of have and all the blessings I while I sit dozing by the corn crop to the allied armies and the i have been occurring j soldiers in France and that for several days on this wheat and rye would stand trip without The corn he was one of the largest in the history of the country but two-thirds of it is so soft in fact that It will this The deaths were caused by shell mostly One of the men wounded was hit by a er's He fell in a trench filled with water and almost drowned before he was rescued by his eral of the wounded had been listed as accidental These were mostly wounds on the It is certain that the enemy ties from the American cannon and machine gun fire have been as great or greater than The casualties given out In ington recently occurred over a certain recent Dead were buried in the sound and range of the One man was blown to pieces by a shell In a regimental headquarters town as he following his colonel into a Three men were by one shell which fell in a trench and another died of wounds in a. Quite a few of the men sent to hospitals were wounded in the upper part of the body or on tha head from For military reasons it has been in- For me they've left their homes and to gend or to go where bloodshed er for me they soggy the campaign for the sale of Thrift stamps In this city and the ministers and pains and weariness and priests will all preach a thrift for to France they will re- sermon in order to bring the j perhaps to fall and perish with the news that the greatest j sity of saving quarters and loaning For me 'the brave armada in her huge j them to the to be used men go from east and arrived safely at for the hundred and one purposes so from south and with buoyant French ports with thousands of of- j vitai to the success of the At hearts that must not while I sit painless revolution like to Long at o'clock 1915. until residents of Petrograd fled into Finland to escape the revolutionary troubles in tho Russian Some of this class took their entire fortunes with It now appears they escaped from one to encounter another as Refuse In of the Finnish senate are said to have taken refuge In Most of tho news of the puzzling situation coming from Stockholm happened to remember that on the morning of its receipt Prince of the German embassy had been very anxious to get hold of a New York World Tho first two words of the I German for gave the desired line on the The now historic advertisement of the German embassy appeared in the New York papers two days It warned Americans that It was and supplies to tle tho Sailing out of American ports in the two the vessels de- livered their precious cargo on Euro- pean untouched by spies and unobserved by the watchful eyes of Protecting them on their voyage 2 o'clock Friday afternoon the mini- dreaming by the And am I sters and priests will meet with the such a tinhorn skate that I won't Thrift stamp campaign committee at help to ease the weight of dreary Liberty hall for the purpose of j hours the boys must know? He Is a ing the committee with suggestions I fake who tells you so. Bring on as to the best way to conduct the campaign The high school students made the great drive last week which started were of The size of the campaign on tha road to the convoy cannot be but I By selling more than In your Smileage my I'll buy till my resources Buy NEWLY WEDS NOT CALLED SLACKERS BAKER UPSETS RULING not stand being shipped without For that reason it can not be sent to Europe for the soldiers and the civilian population to feed Farmers Must Come In. Mr. Buckstaff told his that every one in this country must get in- to the So far the he have not done their share and they do not seem to realize today that they must get down to business and do their bit. of the men in the trenches in he is trench after trench in this filled by the professional the mechanics and common laborer and in the last trench Is the He it is who must get out and win this there was no duction of wheat in this country the last People often of large crop of last he but it is not BO large when you take the ual conditions Into There was an overproduction of only potatoes and beans last year and the wheat crop was but a normal based on the figures of the past five Food is more essential to the ers than guns or he and we can not expect the soldiers to remain in the If they are not properly In order to make use of the soft corn he underfed hoes SAYS MEX MARRIED AFTER will have to soft corn MAY WILL HAVE CASE DECIDED ON ITS centers and fed on it. That is the only way Jhe soft corn can be made USP of. He showed the great decrease In the The attitude of Secretary of War amount of cattle produced In this Baker on marriages performed after country In Last year The books are In Jl and de- May The Is in the movement and be of considerable increase in the number of calves interest to exemption boards and slaughtered ranged 8s high as 21 per young men who are affected by the cent which meant that the meat It consists largely i dangerous to cross the A week on May 7. a man submarine sunk the PATRIOTIC WEEK TO BE OBSERVED HERE of reports of fighting In which Gen oral commanding the which seems to ho the national guard formed by the Finnish claims General is reported to attack Helsingfors whore the red guard and its adherents seem to be still in Xot Jan. that Sweden would as soon burn down one of her own large cities as will be held m to take part in Finnish I every county in the and in of New every town the committee on public members today commented on 1 commission which was sent to prance London reports that Sweden is be- j by the food administration will tour to have intervened in the civil They will bo divided into in Mr. Bjorkman has three teams of three each and will citizen to fight and down di The high school students are not After the ships left port the going to end their activities with the of censorship drops down over The maneuvering of i loyal A patriotic speaking week win be wnich already have nearly celebrated in Feb. 1. to fighting I weekly canvasses of their 33. the week of Washington's ln prance without Is ridding weekly to the large amount each case is getting separate ar and stated that hundreds of barrels ation and action by that Thereof flour and thousands of pounds of F. Lee Norton and James Rohan are a large number of such cases in r are being stored in homes in n a measure oil -re named as a committee to tag Racine county and none of the young there was no need for such a but tl ev coing to make shovel handles of Mayor men will admit they married to He said the federal out are going to chief Juage cape military In some in- ment was going to get after Just such gigantic initial drive which was put over with such a Nine members of the American from an investigation Minneapolis and St. just returned In Swedish people want to see Finland he they address as many meetings as is sible during the time of their stay in the The men turned from have just re- Local men will be enlisted in the wish to have nothing to speaking campaign in order to make nish They do not intend I possible meetings in every part of the to take any part in any internal nish Mr. Bjorkman has been much in Here In Racine as yet nothing has been said in reference to the but no doubt at least one Sweden working for 'the allied i day wlu be devoted to this city disposed of during drive BAKER'S BROTHER LOSES A CONTRACT unto tho navy Formerly by j Every one of the vessels was a. for- mer German or Austrian They were seized when America entered I tho war and the damage done by j their German crews Among the vessels was formerly the tho single Secretary Daniels I at which had lost but was considered the largest j ment contracts came up today before number which could be comfortably D. Jan. William Judge Walter Palmer and all other guests at the the wives have I persons very The law covering ed they knew they were marrying i he was not a rule of the men eligible for army service but food administration but a real federal thought there would bo enough single the administration of which has men to take their been left to the food The IN ew lork district appeal board To Prosecute M. in announcing the stand of. In he he bad secured the secretary war on the marriage i the appointment of a. special United I also stated that considerable i States district to prosecute FEDERAL ROADS I number of German aliens were Wis n ing their exemption rights and prosecute He had made a canvass of In connection with the repair of the Leviathan it was learned alterations by American that en the military committee inquiry the air Secretary Baker ordered the con- j as soon as he learned that the aviation service had awarded i are a. part of the Federal Highway will not be interfered with as a result of the shortage of labor and This was the message which Assistant Division Highway who met Fears of Americans the i several knots in its One in- j loyalty of Swedes In the Mr. are resulted in the increase of them to a concern in which his PLAN TO POOL ALL OCEAN SHIPPING p. Jan. A plan for pooling of transatlantic shipping oC allied and neutral registry in an effort to tate the transportation of needed over sea wont into effect un- der direction of tho ship control com- Freight consigned abroad will be loaded in bottoms wherever Supplies from the south no longer will be sent to New York for overseas but will go abroad directly from southern Members of Bancroft U. S. W. will meet at Court House p. in to attend funeral of Comrade Hilderman Conveyances Adv. MASK at Tabor Turner the party are Edward formerly the county highway commission house to stance of improvement over cbe distribution which the food he and that at least 200 persons In his county had been guilty of buying more I do understand the motive sugar and flour than they need and which impels these men to take this were now hoarding it. Those persons but I am of the belief that they should be denied any place with our military and naval COLD WIND FORCES MERCURY DOWN TUBE he would be called upon to re- turn what they could not use and a. Julius Lincoln Daniel Reeds j was to bo so that a and Dr. Henry men have made an intimate study of the conditions in and they will bring an inspiring message of and duty to the people of WEATHER FORECAST Jan. Fair tonight and continued vere cold not quite so cold Friday Yesterday's 21 Minimum 1 Range 20 Precipitation large part of the boiler power did not reach the CROWDER ISSUES NEW Engel Aircraft com- pany of which H. D. Baker is overcapitalized with 000 of a capitalization j resenting j Col. of aviation service fled that H. D. Baker conferred with him last June about securing a con and other roads which were a part of the federal system and that priority orders would be More snow fell last night strict tab would be kept on those who failed to comply with the would he and the same rule would apply to Racine Before he unfed the Com- club to pet back of the food and fuel and aid them and I in realizing the full effect of the laws nmm a. i the Engineer 1 lUNb i buc had been flatly turned also presented outlines for I because the plant was not ready to the patrol or It I Later Col. Deeds said when i ls planned to have every of D. Jan. 31. the plant was equipped contracts were the system each man to New regulations for physical j ation of draft sued for the completion of some of threatened to again Interfere with which they had been called upon to the work provided for under the I street car and railway Some state highway Members of i of the cute in the country were the commission spent much of the but the snow plows managed to i 11 O morning discussing highway work take care of it and there was little I U. with the Engineer in the movement of Wind from the east and it was cold I and Today everything is moving on all roads and extra efforts are be- ing- put forth to bring in coal laden j D. Jan. Ice fields were brought In to i Because of certain conditions in- furnish a team of horses and wagon and devote his entire time to tho height and other conditions C. M. ST. PAUL ROAD DIRECTORS maintenance the Each and providing partial military ice for men not actually rejected were announced today by Provost Marshal General Local boards are directed to reject no on account of foot or IX Jan. The cold wave area today with of zero and below extended from the upper lake regions of Wisconsin and Minnesota ward and as far as REPORT CAPTURED central La BY SOUTHERN reported 5G degrees be low POSTPONE OX patrolman will receive from to 5135.00 a month for his NEW Jan. of Where a patrolman uses a motorized the Milwaukee and St. Paul truck from to 5100.00 a railway deferred action today at their will be meeting here on the matter of declar teeth defects and to accept in ing semi-annual due about j ARGENTINE STEAMER IS cases all men with temporary or remedial Much colder weather was general Jan. the strategic key to the upper Yan Kev to me upper jan M. over the country from the Rocky I Chens has been captured by the W. Tabor I mountains eastward over the but the snow has SATURDAY ped falling and none is expected Spotlight McGill's Jass except locally in the lower this time on the common and red It was explained that tion had been deferred for an ite IX THE BRITISH IS Jan. southern a An increase in British shipping losses is shown in the official summary issued which reports the de- report from D. Jan. The sinking in the Mediterranean of the Argentine steamship Ir- on Jan. 2S was reported in a dispatch from to the cor- respondent here of La of enos NOT LIKE SPAIN'S ATTITUDE the shore and the harbor locked to Is again i which the government ers to the advantage of Germany Last night the thermometer j and against the tered 6 above but early this United States and the morning it commenced to go the war trade board today ceased At it was 6 below zero at the j issue licenses for export of Main bridge and at S I to that country and held in the central part of the 2 be- nve about to sail for I Recently Gen. Pershing was authorized to 200.000 blankets in Spain for American troops and I tempted to buy other Influence suspected of WrST German Incidents f I i convince the government here of German Measures similar Jan. 31. The to those recently adopted toward new position west of the other European neutrals arc In pre- j valley on mountain front was improved yesterday the war of- Fresh killed rabbits at 30c fice announced line was except locally in the lower Card Eagie Feb. struction of nine vessels of more 417 Sixth st slightly northeast region and northern New 4. 1, and S p. m. tons and six of lesser Phone Bel P. L. Feb. 1st. Music by Blackstons Tri adv.