Marion Register, August 22, 1916

Marion Register

August 22, 1916

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Marion Register (Newspaper) - August 22, 1916, Marion, Iowa niials of Iowa NUMBKfl 75 LINN AUGUST 65 RUSSIANS ADVANCES Petrograd Reports New cesses in Volhynia and in Carpathian BRITISH WITHDRAW PATROLS French Drive Germans Back In DCS perate Assault With Liquid Fire Parliament Votes Now War f Fume DELAY Calls Rail Heads to White House Despite Their Own Con TO PREVENT STRIKES Railway Board to Sitt Merits of Labor It Would Bar Walksouts Un til Report Was successes for IliiNxIniiM In Volhynlu und In Garpulhliin mounlulns were re ported In the following olllclul merit Issued by the Russian war of fice J the Stiilihml river we have ad vanced still Fighting contin iOur captures In this rcglonon Friday and Saturday amounted to 18 18 ninchjie four mortars and other We have captured the j heights Jo the west of In the On the Czeremoss i river we have occupied villages of Fercskul nnd nnd the heights to the We repulsed AustroHungurlun attacks on the heights southwest of Tommskll moun I the direction of In we captured fortified heights and a large number of British Withdraw were launched by the Germans against the new positions of the British on the ffUBty but were also tho Office northwest of High wood Foureaux for where putrols were withdrawn when set upon by detachments of su perior In the region of be tween High wood nnd the Alnert Bapaume tho Germans attacked with but were unable make any German patrols attempted to raid British trenches at Hulluch nnd Le but were driven sobrnnje Bul garian parliament closed Its session by voting a new credit of Radoslavoff In a speech spoke of tho cordial relations with the central powers and the favorable situ ation on nil the The general offensive of the entente he proved thnt the force of the central powers Is jmslii He predicted flnnl vlctorjTfor the German allies imd said that Bulgaria In ready to repulse all attacks against her front In the Drive Germans Germans made a second desperate attempt to recap ture the village of throe and onehalf miles northeast of at tacking In force after spraying the French positions with liquid The war announced that French bar rage Infantry flre stopped the attack Inflicting serious Tosses on the In the fighting mirth of tho In which tho French captured a strongly fortified wood between Gullle mont nnd six German can non wore At night an ac tive artillery duel continued on tho Sommo but therewere no In fantry engagements of tire of tho of In Frenctt The captured a number of strong positions at the outskirts of the town and then drove the Germans from the remainder of the village with their German artillery made It Inadvisable for the French to occu rovnftrder of Maurepns until FrencB lines were advanced far ther north of the Germans Repulse ill lies on jioth the Somnie nnd fronts were repulsed by tho the ofllco North of the Summe river German positions were rigorously but IIH sdults were checked by the Gorman In thoVerdun sector the French con centrated their efforts against Thliiu nKiilt the eastern side of the but were unable to the east front Russian nttucks on the Stolthod In Gullcla tho forces of Archduke Karl captured Spauakl In the Balkans the Teutonic allies have captured Bulgars on their offensive against the Bulgarian center In the Dot ran tho British troops are steadily An of ficial Issued at general headqifartors here announced that lur ing the night tho Urltlsh had advanced yards on u front of Tho French troops are also winning having after fierce Foruchoyel the south of The communique Indicates that tho Dulgailan army has taken tho ofteii on UH entire staling thn the IlulgarH have passed the Greek frontier at several UBOATS SINKTWO BRITISH WARSHIPS Cruisers Nottingham and Fat mouth Torpedoed in the North President Wilson culled n liult cm till further delay In Ihe negotiations he Is conducting with the representatives ol the rnllroiids of the country to avert the Ihrentenrilnationwide The president called the rnllrnnil bonds to thoWhlte despite their efforts to prevent further Demand Their The nttlroud hi heuted hud previously decided to until nil of their number hud renrhed This decision did not suit the He demanded Hint they appear before The rullrond executives then proposed that lie Iny his settlement plan before those nillroud men who had rushed to Wash ington since last weeks But the president Insisted that ho wished nil of them hear what he had to V The rullrond presidents made It clear that several of their col leagues would not reach Wushlngton before but the president de clared emphatically that he could wult no longer and they agreed to go to the White Belleva Crisis The Insistence of the president upon Immediate conference led to the con clusion Jliat he had determined to force the Word was abroad In Washington that the representatives of the four railway brotherhoods pre senting the strike demaands had come and that strike or ders had already been drawn and awaited only signatures to be Pressure from men for Immediate action met with a determined asmos phero of delay among the rail road They declared they could not act with any authority ua tll attendance was j Even as they started for the White House the presidents Insisted that so far as they were concerned the con ference would develop They declared that they would once more listen to the presidents proposals and take them under The railway heads spent several hours trying to devise some form of settlement of the threatened strike vhlch would still preserve the prin ciple of arbitration and be one which resident Wilson could prevail upon ho men to Urge Board to Halt One of the suggestions the nillroud residents were prepured to make at he White House was for legislation p create a or commission to In vestigate when trouble threaten he ween railroad employers and employ Under such a plan the board would be created by act of congress and would probflbly bo empowered to ex amine witnesses to determine the mor ts of any Pending Its the employees would riot je permitted to strike or to 11 strike After the board had reached Its conclusions from the facts public would be made Takes Up senate by n vote of 27 to 24 decided to tnko the Immigration providing tho lit cat for there would bo opportunity for arbitra but It would not be Plan for Secret If arbitration were refused the board would send employee of the railroad Interested a statement of the railroads position lii the the employees position and the boards These statements would bo before every employee ho came to vote on n strike and opportunity would bo given for n secret The men would vote directly on the ques tion of n strike Under tho present system tho balloting Is not secret and the anon voto to delegate tho power of declaring a strike to brotherhood olll It was understood that the railroad executives were not yet ready or pre sent thnlr final answer today to the president on his The confer ence this arranged to allow the ollklnls who arrived here to day to get the presidents viewpoint first 2 SUBMARINES DESTROYED English Were Searching for German Says Two Boats Were Sunk and Two British light j tho Nottingham nnd Pat were sunk Saturday In tho North sen by flermnn j while the vessels werB searching for j the icrmnn high sens according to an olllclnl announcement Issued by the One German subma rine was destroyed by the while another was rammed nnd pos sibly Tells of Ships The admiralty statement follows Ileports from our lookout squad rons nnd other units showed that there was considerable activity on the part of the enemy In the North sea on Sat the Tho Qermnn high seas licet came but learning from their scouts that the British forces were In con siderable tho enemy avoid ed an engagement and returned to port In searching for the enemy wo lost two cruisers by submarine and John 38 of One Crew All the officers of the former were but 38 of tho crew are AH tho officers and men of the Fal month were but one leading Norman died of An eneffly submarine was destroyed nnd another was rammed and possibly There Is no truth In tho German statement that a British destroyer was sunk and a British battleship dam The Nottingham was a vessel of tons and was built In Pembroke In Its complement was 380 The Falmouth was It was built In 1010 and carrieda crew of 870 officers and Berlin of By idrclessir admiralty announced that a German submarine sank a small cruiser and a destroyer near the British east coast and damaged another small cruiser and a Saved Fleet The of Germanys finest bat tle cruisers and light cruisers compris ing the high seas fleet put out Satur day In the hope of annihilating some detached portion of tho British but returned to Its base when It be came apparent that the British com mander had expected just such a according to information re ceived here In the German warships were accompanied by a destroyer and submarine while three Zeppelin airships were tho aboveseas According to the same only tho Zeppelins saved tho German fleet from running Into a carefully set trap These warned the German admiral Just In time to prevent his coming Into con tact with the greater part of the Brit ish fleet engagement with In view of British would have been nothing less than disas SWEDISH BLUE BOOK Great Britain and Sweden Disa gree on England Abrogates Pact to Taking of American Says Copenhagen EXTRA Special Sale of Good Sum mer Capt William Is the pioneer farrcachlng movement whlcVhns thrown open mil tary rifle ranges all Over the country to He established the ma rine carps camp of Instruction at Sea Girt In and was captain of tha marine corps rifle team of 1908 and He prepared the smallarms reg ulations of the navy and vice presi dent of the National Rifle to the Dngcns Nyhcter the Swedish gov ernment has published n Blue Book containing the diplomatic documents relating to negotiations between Sweden and England regarding the seizure ill British malls to This was In retaliation for the inking by the British of parcels post from America to The Blue Bonk states that on the Initiative of Great Britain an agree ment was reached by which British mulls were to be Knglnnd agreeing to the of an arbitration court utter the war to set tle the question of Its of American After this the Blue Book and hiost of packages of mull seized by Sweden hud been for warded to England suddenly demanded that Sweden all FJng llsh mallsto pass to Kussln In the fu Swedenrefused to accept this amendment to the original whereupon England withdrew her concession regarding the arbitration The Diigens Nyheter says that several Swedish newspapers fear a serious disagreement between tho two PROBES JAPANS PLAN Investigating Concessions Near Reported that Mikados Empire la Seeking Big Land Grants Through of reports from Panama that a acre land concession at the Atlantic end ofthe canal Is being sought by a Spaniard named Fernandez presuma bly for Japanese was ordered by Secretary Lansing re fused to discuss the report In but It was considered significant that the department should commence its Humors of a similar nature have been common ever since the canal was wcU several months agoHint they reached a welldefined At that time It was commonly believed In diplomatic circles that private Japanese shipping Interests were seeking land through Spanish Intermediaries to establish a base foe storing coal at lower rates than could he had from the American government monopoly So far as Is nothing definite came of that The present reports are thnt Fernan Ilnvnnn agent for Japanese Inter obtained u land con cession through the activity of Ramon whose recent election to the presidency of Panamamay possibly bo disputed by the United States because of alleged frauds and Admiral Conens of the Spanish selected by the Panama government as umpire to settle the dispute with tho United States over the purchase price if canal Is alleged to have given very valuable Information about he canal POTATO CROP IS THREATENED Shortage In Staple Food of the Em erald Failure In Kilkenny po tato the staple food of the Em erald and practically the only means of subsistence In some parts of the Is threatened by adverse according to confidential government The crop Is re ported nearly ruined In the Kilkenny In past years the failure of tho Irish potato crop has caused tremendous suffering because of the strong rell nnce the country people place on this Scrjous famines huve followed failure of this crop on several occa SAYS BULGARS HIT FIRST Antlclpatlno Great Offensive by All They Advance From Twenty army according to dispatches from nol only anticipated a great offensive by the entente allies from but struck the AngloFrench forces when they were least expecting thus ad vancing at various points a distance of from six to 20 Dresses for Choice from all dresses in Ladies md Misses sizes up to good line to select 00 Dresses for Your choice of all Summer dresses up to for this 75 Dresses for Pretty Suminer all sizes from 15 Miss es up to 45 in up to re 50 Dresses for Cool Summer all latest arrivals from New choice any dress up to retail 50 Dresses for This pi ice includes all the high grade summer frocks up to 75 Dresses for 25 cents while they of 50 childrens Exceptional Silk Waists for WhiteHJibuti Silk waists up to for this Shirt Waists A fine line of Shirt designs in color and this Handsome Stripe All the very latest styles in pretty Striped Sold at this sale 13 Off All Suits at 12 Your choice of all suits in Stripes and Fine for vacation or travel All go at this sale off THE MARKETS EXPLOSION KILLS 8 PERSONS Several Others Believed to Have Per ished When Boiler Lets Go at per sons ure known to huve been killed and several others are believed to huve perished In u holler explosion at tho Ilnrlnn Morris manufacturing Search for suverul missing men Is being conducted among tho ruins of the which was totally demol Seventylive men were em ployed lit the Several wore In jured TROOPS TO STAY IN MEXICO Ul Soldiers Will Not Be Withdrawn Until Joint Commission oh tion officials declared that the Amer ican members of the United States Mexican commission would be named by President Wilson Within the next few It was emphatically denied that the commission would not bo ap pointed now as a result of tho pub lication of General Vunstons recom mendations thnt the American troops bo withdrawn from Mexican It was also authoritatively stilted In oflldnl circles thnt the troops will not be withdrawn until the join rummls olon meets and decides on such Turkt Are are Indi cations thnt the Turkish army on Slnal Is retreating towards Its says an Exchange telegraph dispatch from DAMAGE BY STORM Belated Reports Show Great Havoo In Bodies Have Been August reports from the stormstricken dis tricts slate hut the property damage will reach Twelve bodies had been recovered from tho wreck age of the storm up to Port BO miles from hero was destroyed and citi zens are appealing for food and cloth Many persons In the small In land hamlets are The corn and cotton crops were devastated com Noted French Flyer Brandojona dcs a well known 1ms been killed In an occidentalfeall of his noroplono In Verdun X CAPTIVES LOSE THEIR EARS Villa Chief Mains Prisoners Before Putting Them to Bodies Kl Pa story bat a Villa chief with his own hands ut off the ears of 20 who later were Is told by n rescued prisoner In Ul Democrat of Chlhua mn copies of which arrived The chief who committed the atrocity was ftaudello commander dur ing Villas recent raid on Urlhe captured lu small body of de Caclo government according to the account of tho and called on them to Join Twenty fulled to Finding them stub Urlhe trimmed their oars and ordered a captain to shoot This order was curried out Just us u res cuing party came The bodies were recovered by tho government Open High Low Clos May S7V4 May May 4514 VESSEL SINKS IN LAKE ERIE Unidentified Ship Is Reported Lost Off Bar Near Amherst uniden tified frelRliler was reported sunk off llnr Lake near Amherst Tho first mate of the Do troll and Cleveland steamer Igimca reported neelng It sinking as his ship passed tho The Great Lukes Towing company of Amherslburg has sent n tiig out to special brands In per barrel hard spring wheat 95 per cent In In export llrst climrs at In second low fancy sod winter wheat In standard soft winter wheat In juto fancy hard winter wheat In juto standard hard win ter wheat In juto first In jute und second clears In pure white rye In jute pure dark In steady choice [email protected] 1 I [email protected] light clover heavy clover 2 rod top and grassy mixed threshed al falfa alfalfa J alfalfa [email protected] 31e extra SOWXid 2SijMo packing ordinary miscellaneous cases cases 12317c lEfflJOc re frigerator LIVE 24o per HHfiWi spring 11Hc 16o ICED por IliffilGc roos ters 13c llfilSc per Jersey Vir ginia Whitney Fuel and The best grades of hard and soft coal in all sizes always on Prompt service and Satisfaction PHONE ONE BLOCK WEST OF IA Capture Big 32ton which had been washed Into shallow jvaler by last weeks hurri was captured here by two negro Hundreds of ot triietod to the scone by prospects of a came up the ship cliaiiuel und MIW Live to choice trooil to futr to KCoO rnnga Htuckom ntul good to choice fair to good butchitr boloffnn good to prlma heavy HOaSPrlino light fair to runes itrlino am alum wolRht piiiuo heavy weight houvy mixed [email protected] rough heavy mixed [email protected] fair to fair to choice brciHtlng fnlr to western Property Owners Your homes and rented houses bright ened with Electric Our house wiring proposition which just closed resulted in 105 taker for wiring homes for Electric We appreciate this liberal response frc Marion consumers and will endeavor t give our patrons the best of Iowa Light Heat and Power Local j ir i I I lu ;