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   Washington Democrat (Newspaper) - January 5, 1918, Washington, Indiana                                J WlITED PRESS tbe German posala a conference o at Stockholm urging iliat fuicn 1 J S FIGHT MEXICAN lit Fighton International CO Al MINE i LOSS customs guards were wounded and three others Sanctity of Treaties Must Be There Must Be Territorial gaauations Must Be To Limit Burden Of Armament And Dinfcn Probability of Future By United Press t Jan Britains answer to Count Czetnlns terms ot peace tor the Central powers was emphatical ly announced to the world today by Premier Lloyd George in a speech at the British labor Britlsir premier laid down three cardinal principles on Great and the would be wllliiig to talk of peaceV Before permanent peace can the prime minister declared fthree conditions must be the sanctity of the treaties must be there must be territorial settlements bated on tbe consent of those thefe must be created some international organization to limit the burden of armament and diminish tbe probability of premier went into the of the forces of de He held Britain andjher allies are fighting ijnot for the destruction or disruption of Noi toil destroy AustriaHungary or Not merely to filter ordestroy the imperial constitution irkB territory thai s predominantly Turkish from Si i foif these prlhclples reparation as far as pos sible jforidevastated towns and cit neutralization and national ization of the n 1871 of the grea in Snindepen CLRARING 13P THE AFFAIRS OF THEIR OFFICES PRE PARATORY FOR MONDAY NOON WILL MARK THE TRANSFER New Council Will Have Approxi mately Handed to It To Start Business It was housecleaning day at the city hall The city officials were busy clearing up the affairs of their various offices preparatory to turning offices over to their suc cessors next Monday noon when the new republican administration will assume reibs of the citys gov The housecleaning even extended to Laicher Colbert who was busy washing the windows and polishing everything In sight so the new administration would have no cause for complaint from this quar Heads of departments were busy making out their reports and there was a general air of activity around the city When council meets Monday noon to turn the affairs of the city over to the new officials the head of every department have a report ready showing the condition depart ment at the close of the present ad These reports are to be read and acted on nt the noon Anoiter task for the new Monday will the naming of of the new official family from firemen and np to the heads of the These men have al ready been made known to the pub lic but council toust officially elect them 1 Monday noon so they can be gin their as soon as the former officers The hew will meet at Monday night to transact all the necessary business of organiza and ofie ofthe first things necessary tjie borrowing of money to pay oft bills 10ift by the former republi can Mayor has decreed that there shall be no democratic bills left fdr the republicans to He has special effort to get all bills in so they tie allowed Monday noon Before the present administra tion After all bills have been paid it is estimated there will be or to be turned over tb the Incoming German Peace Dclcjfltes Reach ItrestUtovsk But Find Iluss Delegates powers delegates returning to BrestLitovsk under the impression I that there would be imemdiate resumption of peace negotiations wltlv ar rived to find not a single Russian delegate there according to Vienna dispatches Instead delegation Deceived telegrahis asking tor transfer of all futurenegotiations to Blaze Also Destroys Clothing of Men Who Were At Work in this The tool house and dressingthed of the north east of the city yeas destroyed fire of Unknown origin The loss is about known of the fire until came from the mine in the afternoon to Change shanty In ruins and all their cloth ing and many tools burned H FREE PAfcSAGE THBpUGH j ANNOUNCED REPORT OF FIRE CHIEF SHOT TOTAL DAMAGE RUSSIA THE The report of Charles chief of the fire ii be presented to council at Its ng will show a total fire loss of 813 for the year ending December Owing ot the East Mnth street flre and two or three others where the damage ran into the the total loss in 1917 was heavier than It has been In the last few The loss on tbe buildings is given as while the loss on he contents was The value of the buildings threat el ed by flre was with 250 Insurance the value of the con ents threatened with destruction was with The value of the buildings and con cnts was with Insurance of The report shows there were slx yelght alarms responded to during he Twentythree of these alarms were turned in over the Jamewell flre alarm system while he other 45 came in over the tele The causes of the alarms were ollows False 6 spares rom 28 overheated 5 parks from 3 hot 1 7 boys with 2 oot burning in 3 burning rub 6 lamp 1 spontane us 1 oil on 1 de ectlve 2 hot 1 cross d The report Indicates that the mo or flre truck has been the means f a saving to the The ex pense of the flre truck during the year was only According to the report the city has feet of flre hose on hand at the persent Ihtsi xbfttvAU Her Fron To 1 Before is will Russia freel passage during the but holds al j sljjjcinld be restored to Its before the according peace terms as an re to be the same as a convention to that It n in stUeUa j v is WHAT FOOD AD JtttXISTRATlOX 18 safety and develop to be guaranteed entire ALLEN MAKES through erchants of tlie city are evlde over the request of tub So PeaceiCan Last That Per mits Bartering In Small Jan peace can last which permits bar tering in small countries by the great Vamiko chairman of the Serbian war mission to the United States told the senate In a dramatic address he de clared that Serbia accepted the Mon roe doctrine that all people shall be allowed to determine their own pol No peace can or ought to he which does not accept the principle that no right anywhere ex sts to hand people about from sov ereignty to sovereignty as if they were He told of the suffering marking Serbias experiences due to the Teu onlc war machine and concluded with an expression of heartfelt gratitude toAmerica from a small ut an honest SUES EVANSVILLE MEN FOR When American cavalrymt i a pitched bn the International boun jeasot her late yesterday it None of the Amerl New j Robert giving tas Van Trees ered with the local board todpr io military Jackson wjlk discharged from the signal corps lAt July SYSTEM IS CAUSE OF LOCAL BASKET WALKED OVER j PILED UP 40 TO 12 SCORE at Washington Ughschool the EraiuTille high Evansfilto the i of 14 to accordliife to reports re cetved today The not exI pected home nntilj fids Tbe Washington independent hasi tetball team natnrafly ate np Vtncennes j team in game at the high gymnMlam j Friday night by the f score of 40 to cennes never saw superior to Waahij and Friday night I administration JAt a meeting several days ago fj hfe merchants a number of theft agreed to make only one delivery Some were under the Impretv delivery a result of a that one movement was the miind made by the government atreallty It was only a suggestloji anil a As a result of tK confuted opinion some of the stores operating under one system an someare operating under anothf i Democrat contains a stati nentUy Ben Allen of the EskSldgj Ulep in which he gives his opit oti on the subject Allen Is tiff of the loacl merchant ottthe food administration t IB his opinion that tbe savings effected In delivery is a request ofitbe government and that the a day eystem Is a loin which in some instances be fpllowed out to It bejieves that some stores can ai system at no disadvantage make a big saving while other E have to operate on sysjjam Iq order io ft Allen said that the llliin has reduced the numbeji if jCars used In delivering from fot o frwo cars but that their business such that they could not make th Breach of Promise Alleged In Suit Tediictlon with only one delivery Filed Against Allen Evansvflle Rnptiire of Brest Peace Conference Chaise Kays GenreSn Amsier Russia tion and whatever cornea before i When other business McPherson be must take the on her self if she Breaks off peace negotia tions Is the veiled threat of German military blows contained in a semi official dispatch received from Ber in r The rmeasage emphoislzed that a ruptures of Ithe Brest confer ences Iwould hot change the military or political German newspapers received day all warp against acqnlesence by INDEPENDENT PHONE MEN IN ANNUAL MEET Meeting Will Be Held nt French Lick Mor ton Will Next Tuesday the Independent As sociation of southern hold its meeting at Indiana will French Representatives from i alf of southern Indiana will attend tho A splendid program will be and a banquet will be Zed local manager for the Pike County Telephone Com pany will attend Ithe Amy OConnor of now in New filed snit for breach of promise against Allen banker of Evans In federal court She also asked from his brother charging that he was or Allens affections Miss OConner is a daugh ter of a former head professor of mathematics at the tfniverslty of Dublin and has two brothers serv ing In the British The Grays are the two wealthiest men of Ev ansville and are connected with millionaire clubs of Washington and New For fruit trees from frost an inventor has patented a Jhrough ihem the hct from a lump inside the day With the two cars In use company will make two deliveries jitber stores In the city have adopted the one day sya teni asthey cannot see their wajl cieiito do It the present tlmej eliminating In the mattejj of Delivery and are saving by islng other FOUR i UENTOMBED IN MINEf ble lead score 24 to S in jfavor Washing I1 Vf1 1 At the beginning of second half It seemed as might put up a Klxttihler ot the vis itors succeeded in slMjobW two pret ty field goals in be fore the local aggregation got to go It was a vain attempt on the part of the however as j Washington road soon startsd to get up steam i and Kixmillerg goals were the odly ones that Yin cennes counted In second period i while Washington shot eight more j field The Washington easily the j strongest that ever played on the lo cal It Is composed of Down Allen and Lun All of theWlys had experi ence In high were stars of the high school team at some time or They go Jnto the game with a spirit to wJnp and plajr the game every in In point Jtjrjday night Downey lead the team making eight field bis goals were made at long Swords came next with Smalley and Al len both scored twc goals and Lundergan In basketing K Klxmiller wrs theiaiarof the Vln ceunes team four of their six field nes beat Martinsvfllei Friday 25 Catches Pour and j I Others Are Seriously i f i PI hop I ii i mlnj Mechanism ere entombed and twenty in a cavein at the 3 of tt e Pennsylvania Coal Company of jointer strips ojt tent to he placed under them In th north end of this invented in fr U entertained for the four L JOHNSON BELIEVED DYING Well Known Retired J a Methodist minister lives Oak wood Jir expected to live but a short 111 for some Mtently was a change tor he suffered a Wa relatives feel that the end Is is lowering several a series has1 raiting or on by manipulating ai elflj   

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