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   Marion Register (Newspaper) - March 4, 1918, Marion, Iowa                                NllMBKR LINK 4 VOLUME 65 KAISER HALTS INVASION WHEN RUSS SIGN PACT YANKEES TELL OF BIG RAID Bolshevik Accept Huns terms of Says Statement From MILITARY OPERATIONS END In fclivt Accept Teuton Conditions Fear That Argument Would Re Suit In Even More Oner OUB March pence signed ut by the mid lluHHlaiu now Is regard IK only ns a scrap of The fngbest enthusiasm for fighting uow throughout The Map Taken From Body of Ger man Shows Enemy Ob DEATH OF CAPTAIN TOLD GERMAN ATTACKS SAYS BAKER fcaids Repulsed and Poison Gas Overcome by Men in KING OF SPAIN FURY OF BATTLE INCREASES panexecutive council has Vailed an extraordinary session of sol peasants nnd Cossacks for Mos March 12 to decide whether to nccpt or reject the peace As c fcnilt of this conference It may bo Decided to tear up the treaty and de lure A holy Tbe movement to ivjnlte tho eleven democratic parties the purpose of fighting defensively to the last Is March German nlr man bombed various portions of the Three persons were killed and five The material damage The peace treaty with Germany has been The Ukrainian army has occupied Gomel and March reason of the signing of tue pence treaty with Rns says the otttclal communication from headquarters military move ments In Great Itussla have The Germans In their advance through ItUHsia have ac cording to the officers and guns nwnliliiu of motor 000 and thousands ii nillroiKl I RUM Kneel to March thu fiiit thnt argument would result in eviii more tinnitus Ihe deli tatlon fil BrostLllitvsK luis accepted ill the German peace nnd is about to sign an according to B telegram from Iho delegates re ceived at Ihe Sinnlny Ihe bol shevik The demands have been they re Mestnge Sent The which wasaddressed to Premier Lenlne nnd Foreign Minis ter As we deliberations on a treaty of pence are absolutely useless and could only make things worse In comparison with the ultimatum of They might even assume the character of leading to the pre sentation of another In view of this fact nnd In const quewe of the Germans rpfusnl to cpfise military action until peace IB we have resolved to sign the trVaty without discussing Its contents nnd leave after wo have have re quested n expecting to sign to day and leave The most serious feature of the new demands compared with those of February 21 Is the following To detach the regions of Kars and Ratoum from Russian ter rltory on Ihe pretext of tha right of peoples ti The new territorial claims upon ItiiHvIa are apparently advanced In the Interest of n strong ly fortified seaport on the Black sea coiist In about twenty Dijlcs north of the border of Turkey was one of the cities ceded by Turkey to Russia after the Ilusso Turkish war of also In 105 miles northeast of In Turkish has been In dispute between the Turks ami the Hussions for nearly a century nnd Dually was ceiled lo Russia at the mime time was The other region mentioned probably IB that of lying to the east of Kara region and north of the Officer Was Kneeling Alongside Spit ting Machine Gun and Blazing Away at the Germans With His With the American Army In March Americans were kilted and severnf were wounded by shell fragments this morning when the Germans scored n direct hit on n half nilned house In n certain village just behind the American With the American Army In March plan of Including n map of the American Indi cating every which was re moved from the body the Prussian captain who had led the recent assault upon the sector northwest of shows how completely the Germans prepare their In this was but a simple not having as Its viltlmate object the retention of n portion of the Four rehearsals were held for the and the troops who made It were specially picked from new ar rivals of fresh troops In the The two groups In the sector had planned to attack but the American defense changed all the When they were met by the heavy machine flre from the Amerlctw lines they saw It would be Impossslble to get a footing changed their direction and followed the other groups around the Official reports of the Interroga tion of the prisoners taken by tho Americans show that all of them did not believe Germany would win the One whose home Is In Ger man said he thought the fatherland would losethe but he hoped The prisoners accounts showed that the sector opposed thu American position was commanded by General American The correspondent talked with B dozen of the Americans wounded In their hospital Every one of them wns anxious to tell of somo deed of heroism or other performed by his but displayed great modesty regarding his own One whose home Is near and who looked to he not more thnn eighteen years told this story I was In the front line when It seemed like every shell In the world started coming our Where the Germans got them more thanI I never believed that ninny One burst near where I A piece hit a fellow on the other side of me who came from The corporal picked him up In his arms nnd started with him for n first nld station In the midst of n perfect shower of dirt and mud which wns being kicked I dont know whether he ever got there or Rifle Blown to By thnt time I got Into n machine gun emplacement with cor poral whose home was In leaving my rifle Things got so hot we decided to try to get to a steel shelter nt the end of n The corporal went but a few feet away a shell exploded almost on him and killed I stepped out and saw that my rifle had been blown to This left me so I started In nnother hop Ing to find n rifle or n becnuse BATTLE TO WIN IS SPIflIT general New Chief of General Given High Praise to the March are In this thing and we are to In saying this I do not undercsUumte Ihe strength of the German military It Is very pow Notwithstanding Oml we are going to This was the con fident declaration made by Peyton the now chief of Iho general That Is tho spirit I do not want toseem but I want to say a word for the splendid stale of the The nrmy and Ihe pioplo are united to carry on tho war to a successful Tho inii are doing the lighting while the are doing wonderful work bo hii1 I IHI And the British and nth allied troops are tho The spirit of battling to win at any cost is knew tho Germans would be around About the same time n piece of shell hit me on the left side nnd down I A sergeant yelled nn order for me to go to a firstaid sta I was Just approaching the station In tho rear of two stretcherbearing teams who were bent to escape If possible the flying pieces of wllcn a shell exploded and wiped It A piece of rock hit mo In tho When I woke up somo stretcherhearers had haul ing mo over the shell Ivo sure got to hand It to those men with the red cross on their They nil worked like dogs In that boll out They seemed to have but one do their nnd apparently cared nothing for their own lives while doing They were game right to tho Grieve for Dead All the Infantrymen asked questions regarding tho fate of their Keen distress wns displayed by all the men of tho company commanded by tho captain who was One of them said Ho was a lino believe he topk care of his Anyone of tho company would have gone through holl on his Wo will pay Fritz for that If wo havent nl rcady done A Kansas man who was In the fight Bald tho last ho snw of tho captain he was kneeling alongside a spitting machine gun anf blazing away at tho Germans with his own automatic I saw him fall added the The captain was killed by a gun tho Quiet on West Front Has Come to an Says the Secretarys Weekly Stop Bold March preparatory movements on part of the Germans along the whole western front are noted by the war department In Its review of the military situation for tho week ending March The momentum of battle Is the statement citing three at tempts by the enemy to reach the lines held by American troops ns an ex ample of what Is taking on a larger scale along the entire western front The definite announcement Is made thnt American have taken over a sector northwest of nnd thnt a number of detached units are In ac tlon In the Operations In tho eastern theater aro expected to effect events In France through a modification of German tho review Six Teu ton columns are operating In nnd to only one of column moving toward any oppo sition Turkish forces advancing In the Cau casus are meeting with little resistance and aro massacring Armenian resi dents of the districts retaken from tho Quiet Period at End Tho review follows The third month of relative qules cense on the western front has come to a During this period both bel ligerent groups have been massing their There Is evidence that the enemy continues to bring upYresh Ow ing to transportation difficulties this has been n slow and laborious The allied wnr council Is now In continuous assuring complete unity and flexibility of The British have extended their Our own forces hnvo taken over n sector northwest of On addi a number of our detached units are In action In nnd tho momentum of battle Is We have but to note the occurrences of tho last week In our own sector In Lorraine In order to gain nn Idea of what Is taking Patrols havo been very Early In the week tho enemy made two attempts to reach our but was driven off by ma chine gnn On March 1 the enemy developed a sharply driven Af ter a short struggle the hostile detach ment wns Tha Germans are now using gas along our Our men aro becom ing accustomed to this Our gas masks are efficiently Our artillery wns very busy shelling enemy dispositions nnd Inflicted con siderable damage on gun and mortar Important troop movements took place behind the German lines opposite our In spite of the low hos tile aircraft continued active and made frequent Incursions over our In the region of the Chemln des Dames lively encounters took A French raid against tho German out In which a number of American volunteers was very suc cessfully carried On February 24 the French execut ed a coup do destroying hostile defensive works and shelters near As In Upper Small raids In Champagne nnd Lorraine were also The enemy also was driven This Is the most recent phntogrnpl taken of King Alphonso of Spain whose country is having nil sorts o Internal IAPAN FORGED TO ACT Drastic Peace Terms With Bol shevlki Brings Crisis in Germanys Foes Expect Move by To kyo to Protect Allied Interests in March ceute of Interest In the world Is the far Ens Announcement from Petrogrnd nn Berlin that the bolshevik hud uccepte Germanys drastic peace hu brought the Siberian situationtou cr An agreement on Japans course action now Is believed to have bee As It Involved n miUttir officials said that any n nouncement In advance of action wi As n matter of that hardly Japans In the past si has acted flrst and explained nfte Officials have made It very phi that there Is complete unir Imlty among all of Germanys ep mles ns to the part which Japan slu play In the latest The also explain that development of tl complete plan of action depends great deal on what couiso Germtiny And In this connection it was point ed out that no matter what may hap pen In whether the bol sliovlkl selzu the supplies stored there or they cannot lie diverted lo Ger man use without passing through Har where the Chinese forces are in complete B Ml BRIDGES avs Act to Block cis Is in upplcmentary Treaties With Germani Are Hold Several Siberian March Russians nvo begun destroying bridges on tli rallniiul between Lake lalknl and dm Chinese John chairman of the American alUvay reported tills to the tale department This mny prevent Vmblissador Francis from reaching While without Illclnls here believe the Ilusslans arc lestrnylng the bridges lo prevent an Xpectod advance of Japanese I large nuniher oC other structures uivo been Stevens also re so they could lie readily de March rentks between the rimlnil powers mil the bolsliiVikl government were signed at In addition to he innln peace according to a elegram friim by way Vlunnn and which gives no lelalls of the As the German olllclal stntemetlt of Sunday night mentions only the ces sation of operations In great It s Inferred In some quarters here that the German advance In the Ukraine and Finland will continue while the Germans reserve for themselves n free hand outside the limits of great Rus March to relia ble the cities of Bla Omak and Khabarovsk are completely In the hands of the max TRAIN SERVICE REARRANGED Fifteen Trains Between Chicago and Philadelphia Is Cut to Nine a March Di rector McAdoo approved recommenda tions of Regional Director Alsh ton for rearrangement of the passen ger train service between Chicago nnd There are now 15 trains n day between the two and the number will be cut to Tickets will be made affording the traveling In tho opinion of the railway Increased train The change will effect a fivlng of miles per and an esti mated saving of tons of coal for the same The change Is believed to bo tho forerunner of others along the same line to be recommended by various re gional a back while attempting to react In the vicinity of the Butto du nnd tho Chemln des Belgians Halt Bold Tho boldest enterprise undertaken by the enemy during tho week took place north of Hero after prolonged artillery the enemy endeavored to throw n bridge ncross tho The Belgians success fully prevented six consecutive at tempts to push this operation to suc cessful Tho now trend of events In Russia lias no doublt modified Gorman pinna to n certain For the tlmo he Ing tho enemy continues to advance Following the highways and railroads six columns of Invasion along n 700mile front are operating In care ful In Bsthonln tho en emy has reached a point approximately 100 miles from FRENCH HERO FREE WILL FLY Roland Garros Eager to Shell Boches at the Earliest Possible Says Germans March tho noted French who recently I escaped from Germany after nearly three years of and came to went at once to As he was leaving be said What am I going hack to France to do lly again to drop things on tho Boches at the earliest possible I feel as lit In that direction as ever I 11 Is three weeks since I got out my German The German people are badly Food Is the greatest question among All the districts 1 passed through are on tho border line of Tho whole of the people are tired of RUSS HOLD MISSION MEMBERS Italian Embassy Unable to Leave Pe They Are Held as March Italian em bassy has been unable to leave Petro Indorsements were refused to somo members of military and other missions and they were left apparently held ns accord ing to the correspondent of the Dally Paris 1918 Budget March budget of the city of Paris for 1018 U which Is about In excess of nst years BELGIANS REPULSE GERMANS Boches Make Violent Attack Ino Artillery Com pletely Repulsed March Belgian olllclal statement of military operations rends In tho course of tho last two tho artillery activity has been ruther In On the night of March 1 tho Germans made an attack against tho Hols do Trapeze which wns repulsed completely by tho lire of our artillery and machine Thu Geiiniuis have bombarded our Hues violently at some GET IN BANK RAID Bandits Open Sorena Safe and Countryside In March trav eling In a livepassenger automobile and believed to have come from Chi dynamited the safe In the Stntu Bank of 2 miles from Chica and escaped with The en tiro countryside was mid posses slarted In all directions ti search for Ihe KAISER BUYING KRUPP STOCKS Has Increased Holdings in the Big Wa Plant by More Than Is Mnnli win have returned from Krnnkfor thai Kmpernr who ha hern a lurp sluckhuhier In Krupps has limuihi IIMITS aiihiunllim In near ly slnw Iho war Brazil Elects Prowar Illo de March Alviit wns Saturday electc president of Ilrnull without AhcK ran nn I IVrm Ilnn Rlrmu ut Iho iifa THE MARKETS Corn March May March Open High Low Tile United States admlnlitra tlon flour standarda are as follows Bar oy OS cotton corn 98 cotton white rye In por OS Back basis lark tiprlng wheat In special 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