Hutchinson News, December 28, 1917

Hutchinson News

December 28, 1917

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Hutchinson News (Newspaper) - December 28, 1917, Hutchinson, Kansas f f Mi MKWS II A MCMtfcft Of TM1 AMOCIATED WHICH 13 THt THE HUTCHINSON NEWS J PEACE TERMS ARE NOT SUFFICIENT They Wont Lead Britain to Lay Down Her Arms KEEP A STIFF UPPER LIP LloydGeorge Says Its Up Germany o Show fbat She ii to Germany terms for a general peace and the suggestion that the Entente join the RuseoGerman peace conference have brought no Immediate Ameri Brltlih and French leaders ave probably awaiting a di rect meeaage from the peace mak at The attitude of the gov irnment has not changed and it U felt in Washington that the present German promt tea no annexiations Mid no indemnities are An I alleged view of the German peaoa 1terms In high British circles says that Oicrmony desires a general peace and does not want a separate peace with British newspapers opinion la Peace Delayed A recess In the peace negotiations has been taken and the conference will be resumed January at a place not yet Leon Trotsky the Bolshevik foreign minister Is said to be preparing a new appeal to the En tente Allies to join the It is Indicated in Russian dispatches reached in London that the Bolshevik place most of their hopes In retaining power In the consummation of a peace which will meet the wishes of the iiusslan thus weakening the Coeeack and Ukraine Bulgar la King Berdlnaud of an Am sterdam holds different views on annexations from those ex pressed by Count who appar eatly la mouth A Aienna newspaper quotes the king as saying that Bulgaria would hold what she had which seemingly is at variance with tho generalization of no forcible annexations uttered by Count German and Austrian newspapers generally received Count Czernlns statement statement pur porting to give in board outline tho View taken in high British circles of the German peace terms is printed by the Daily It says that two things are known that Germany does not want a sop orate peace with but a gen eral and that Germany I fears Bolshevikl being afraid of its effect the German working A stiff upper lip Is the attitude in this country at the state ment The peace terms are not sufficient to lead us to lay down our Wo must It is up to Germany to show that sho is Accepted New The Dally Chroniolc sajB It la a striking fact the Central Powers have accepted the formula of no nexations aud no indemnities and con tinues The now peace offensive of the Central Powers Is not primar ily for Russia but for the Allies at large and especially the United How About Future Wars Conning at the camo time as threats and great efforts ou the western It is no doubjt Uie torerunmir of proposals more formal in Tlte terms of Hie Contra Powers offer uo security against a recurrence of tho war whenever the original disturb ers of Uie peace aro strong enough to fight rgate with a bettor prospect of The Dally which warmly en dorsed Ihe reeflit lettrr of the Mar quis of Lansdowiw and Is regarded us being tinged wilh con tends that Germany hod to choose be tween her extremists and her moder oe no pence formula could a possibly satisfactory both to Count HeventUw and Phlllpp Shouldnt Denounce It Nothing could be more it thtm a general denunciation erf the German offer by the prese or politicians of tho alliance as jrucb a reception Is precisely what German diplomacy Is playing That does not mean that the German proposals can be grasped at HI a basis of Immediate their defects are After denouncing the terms aa hey would affflot Belgium uud other mut ters as being altogether Uie Dully News odds These defici encies might seem for a moment to Continued on Page TREND OF PEACE Expressions by responsible mem of the Entente governments are beginning to Indicate the trend of at ttclal opinion on the German tonne for a general OB laid down in the reply of the Central Powert to Russias Stephen Frances foreign was explicit 1ft a statement made in the chnimlier de claring that France could not accep a peace based on tho conditions that existed belore the The war would go on Whether or not Russia made a separate he The question of the re storation of which France demands was a world not a territor but a morn he declar and on Its solution depended whether the world would have a dur able British David tfie British In a letter sent to tho Brit 1st labor made a statemenl wbtcti U regarded in London ae Uie British reply to the German In this JJoydXJcorge declared thai It essential to the future peace and freedom of mankind that the purposes tor which the Allies are fighting be The French ministerial attitude was as shown In last iright8 Paris by a rote taiken In the chamber after Plchons statement was An oippoottfon resolulion was voted down 411 to and a resolution approving the declaration and expressing confi dence In the ministry was adopted 3Sf to Wants Future of tlio purposes for which the AJllea are fighting is essential to the future freedom and peace of sairtl Premder In a letter which he sent today to the labor con The premiers statement Is re garded as the British reply to the German peace THE CHINESE TROOPS WHIPPEOHE RUSSIANS The Chinese Told the Russians to Get Out bf and They The Chi nese cuinnuuidcr In chtof at on December present ed at the Bolshevik headquarters the demand that tho two reserve Hussion battalions whdch were under its con trol leave Tho Bolshevlld authorities but during the nig lit Issued orders to On tho morning of December the 618th regiment opened Bra on the who llitivupon kill Ing Uie colonel and u nunvber of The regiment then The 65rh reglmont also surrendered and gave up its the Bolshevik and Slavin and his assistants es The officers now control the situation and tho lives of foreigners are being Advices from Tutrio under date of Decenvber reported that the Hus sians at Harbin had surrendered to Lhe Chinese and had been RAILROAD STILL ADVANCING SOME Gains in the Active Issues Range Frem One to Two Points GUATEMALAN 6 Oclock last nightthe earthquake which destroyed part ot Guivte uuvU City was continuing de struction ot property iniubat ed and thousands wero without Americans and for were f f New trading on the stock exchange today lacked yesterdays exciting railroad shares continued to advance on a further general Inquiry resulting from the decision of the government to take over railroad Thn gains In tho active Issues range from 1 to 2 A number of lese prominent shares advanced still high Chicago and for example rising 6Vi points to 13 on a few Bock Islands also were strong In anti cipation of forthcoming dividend With the progress of the session there carno a renewed inquiry for in dustrials and equipments of Uie war division at average gains of a Coppers also reflected favorable trade developments at Tho undertone denoted additional In vestment demand and short CLAIMS SELF President Held holding of former president ot the Peorla State Trust and Savings bank Without bond for the murder Sunday ot Berne was today by the cor oners Strausc claims ho shot Mead In self defense during a struggle following a quarrel over control of the hanks Former Senator Ran dolph former United States senator from IxmUlona aud a mem ber of the United board of ord iwvnce aud died at hfe tome bere axed 71 TWO S AND THE GUNS TM6 MtWt MAt TMt t LARGEST CIRCULATION OP THE PAPERS IN CENTRAL DECEMBER LAST THERE YER TURKEY YU 8Y CRHCKEY WHY T YU VJHEN YU MD fl GOOD FRANCE IS AGAINST IT Ctaluo nun against She Wont Accept Status Quo Anie if She Knows SHED FIGHT TO THE END TheQueslionof AlshaceLorraine is a Worlds She Thursday France will not accept a peace based on conditions belore the For eign Minister PIchon declared In reply ng In the chamber of deputies today o tho peace icrniB of tho Central lowers outlined to He as uertod that Gernumy WUR endeavoring Involve France Di its negotiations with tho Bolshevikl bul that tile war would go on whether or not made a separate The foreign minister raid Germany was seeking to protract the negoiia iona reestublisii ng commercial relations iu the niuun believing tnat in this way the loIsuevilU might bo checkmated Int Not Statui Referring to the terms which the Central Powers offered to the Russi ans as published he said Germany la tryiug to Involve UM In ler Maximalist After suffering as wo we cannot ac iopt peace bused on the status liy agreement wlili our allies we are to discuss direct propositions egarding but this is itussia cun treat for a separate peace willi our enemies or In either case thii war for us will con An ally has failed mi ally in preceding years carried off great It Is u great success for our but another ally has come from the other end of the world u democracy has risen agaluat Ger manys apputltii for Cant Conquer At the conference In Paris a pro gram was drawn up and In conse quence of which unity of action on the the Allies will make itself felt even to Germany and her allies havo undertaken the Impossible task of conquering the The world will conquer In this war Franco will have play ed a great for as Roosevelt she will have saved PIchon declared that the secret treaties published by the Bolshevik had not compromised lie said the German diplomats who were pre tending to show Indignation were the very men who sought to negotiate a secret treaty with the old regime la Kueaia who attempted to draw Mex ico into war against the United States and who organized plots In Ar After referring to Qerato dec AUSTRALIAN CONSCRIPTION Australian dispatch to the Ot tawa agency of lleuters giving the latest figures on the re cent conscription leterenduin that SSSjOMKvotcs were vast WftOfl against Tho Australian sol diers vote shows for und against laration that Alsace and Lorraine would never bo Pkhon said The question of AlsaceLorraine does not uitect France It is a world It is not a territorial problem but a moral Upon its solution whether or not the world shall have a duraDie This statement wiw greeted with The occupation of Jeru Pielmn was a victory for tho civilized He added that the country would be given an Inteiiuiional WILSONS dent with the taking over of the President Wilson Is celebrating his birth Congratulatory letters and mes sages piled into tho Whitchouse all This morning the president play ed golf wilh Wilson and later worked on the railroad address he will deliver to congress next GERMANS REPULSED the Trench Near AND ON THE ITALIAN FRONT The Teutons Have Not Followed Up Their Partial Success THE cloudy tonight and Saturday continued WEATHER Root of First National Lapt 24 4 t 8 10 12 0 WHAT GOT TO GOOD Repulsed In their attempt to break the French line northeast of the Germans have ceased their efforts while the artillery on both sides keeps up a lively In the Argonne yes terday the French checked a German surprise attack and Fri nch artillery broke up troop concentrations north east of On thn British front tho artillery engagements continues at various On the northern Italian front the AuBtroGerinans have not followed UP the successes of the army during the wfek wost of the Hrenta and of which they had a hard fight to maintain Knemy artillery lire on tho Aslago plateau is Intense In preparation for other In aerial batUcs over tho llritlsh and Italian airmen accounted for eleven of thirtythree attacking enemy machines while emerging Three Loit Herman bombs aud shells have brought death to three American sol diora In Bombs dropped oon a camp resulted In the killing of two A German shell which drop ped near a party of American en I glneers working In trenches on the French front Uhrlstmas killed a corporal of engineers and wounded a Uolshevikl soldiers In Petrograd have seized all the private banks lu the incJuding the branch of the National City bank of New the manager of the brunch was arrested but released Our Liberty Feet Ameri can at home and In Prance is rapidly developing Liberty feet on which to imvreh to Under tlui hard work of military soldiers foot are expanding in length and width und some parts ot reueral Perahings forces will do their work In number 13 and 14 ahoes Inatoad of Uie old maximum 12 ot the At his tbiWie two new sizes have bnen added to the quartermasters In view of tho army shoe situation Itisund by the war department shone mun oxaminod by medical officers ouly 16 per cent were found to be correctly Pitted with reasons for mlaftta are an j Inclination of men to shoes i oo Bma faults ta methods of sup ervislon of fitting insufficient nuui Continued on Page RAILROADS ARE NOW IN ONE BIG SYSTEM All of he Lines Taken Over fcy Secretary McAdoo UNIFICATION OF THE LINES To Raise the Freight Jam in he is Iking Worked Out by tho first practical step in he governments operation or which begun at iioou Director General UcAdoo drafted the railroads war board into tbo government service to work out The financial question WHS touched I plans for unified operation and sub v ABOUT ap peared some doubt today as to wheth er thi railroad executives desired to continue the railroad war Fair lax said It was a purely voluntary organization costing tho roads a yeir to Asked what would bo Uie practical accomplishment of the pooling of rail road Harrison replied Traffic pooling Is tt relic of tho dark agea of railroad operation and 1 uo not know whether it can be suc cessfully accomplished All tho lailroads havo more traffic now than they call posslblo They believe they are operating the roads as elfl cloiitly as can bo done under govern meut or any other sort of The but lightly In tho Tho railroad executives described tho situation to Secretary McAiloo and told him just what they need In the way of government guarantees and encouragement of security Operating problems were gone into at The rallrond executives promised their fullest cooperation in carrying out any measures the di rector general may think McAdoo said he had made no ar rangements In regard to a but that the presence at the conference of John Barton of head of tho shipping boards legal led to some speculation that Payne might become an assistant to tho di rector Better Frame 1W Tho railroads heads were visibly In a better frame of mind after the conference than they were talking with tho director Halo of the said railroad hemds Immediately would set about working out a plan of railroad economy and tho pooling of he would accomplish much in relieving congested lines and expediting freight traffic The hour of twelve passed without notice by members of the conference and it was before glancing at the realized that the railroads actually hod passed under government BITTER COLD WAVE again Is In the grip of a bitter cold temperatures of zero prevailing generally over the state this according to report to the weather bureau No snow has accompanied the cold snap in any part of the ranging from xero In the north part of the five degrees abeve zero In the west and east central sections and ten degreeM above zero in the southern portion will prevail Saturday the bureau an There is no chance for a fall of It was Cold Over cold spell which may have a serious effect on tho fuel situation and ou transporta tion facilillea if it comoa up to pre is forecast for the middle west Ten below zero tem perature in forecast In on official wea ther bureau bulletin issued Going marked cold wave boo overspread tho upper Missouri and upper Mississippi val leys and is extending eastward and southward toward the Atlantic coast whore the wiealhor will be much cold r Saturday in all sections north or Snow In tlhe north and rain u the south precode thn High est barometric pnommxi of tho win acconvpuny a disturbance txtuid ing from Minnesota northwestward tho fiuuidian northweHt with cen tral pressure this morning at 31 movement of this dis turbance southeastward Is buiiig pre by thn cold 49 Below 28 Forecaster itichardson of Inilulh to nut them to him for The following Hvn railroad exrcu each a leader In the transporta tion will work out the plans for welding mites ot railroad mto one great continental system for tae war iainux of the Soutnern jumis chairman ot tho tioiird of the Southern president of thu uiile prvsjduut of the Hurling Howard of thu Mew Turned Over at At noon today thu approximately miles ot American railway sys tems sllunily merged Into one great continental chain lor the winning of the Under President Wilsons decision Ihu great regarded by many as tho opening of a new epoch ou gov ernment operation and control of pub lic passed by without any formal Director Ueneral McAdoo was conferring at Ihe time with the members of the railroads war board and Ilobert chairman of tho priority shipment Support Is Tho members of Ihu war railroad executives who have been working within the limitations of law to do what the government itself now proposes to pledged their support to the government administra tion as has practically every railroad man In the Orders for the actual unification of tho common use of facilities and which oro expected to raise the freight Jam immediately will bo the first Wants General At tlie conclusion of Uie conference with Uie railroad McAdoo announced that he had calliHl on tho members of the railroad war board to work out a general plan of It la Indicated that the war board will continue an Uie operating body In charge of Ibo countrys It will be assisted by the numerous com mittees throughout tho In cluding tho operating committee of eastern headed by Thompson of the Whatever cin be done to make Iho roads more Bald Me will bo done as soon aa we find out what la Curtail Luxurious cur tailment of passenger ser vice equipment was luimng the first steps taken today by some of tho railroads with hoodfiuarterH in Chi when the government came in to control of the nalious ruilroad The Milwaukee Paul announced that it would eliminate Loth observation and smoking cars from Its The change will bo made between Milwaukee and Minneapolis at and on tho lines to Kuntraa City and Omaha next officials nald Ihe discontinuance of this heavy equipment will nBUlt ill a considerable saving of TO COMMANDEER This It What Army Quartermaster May of the qimrtiruiastirs department ot ih United States army today began taking an Inventory of all army uni day reported that probably the cold1 form matirliil In Chicago preparatory est placo in Uio Onltixl Status was commandeering such goods for army whore the official UHO pile nellon is bflug taken under Jiermometer rogiKtend 49 received last night from Ihe Now divi dends of SA per cent a share were declared by the Chicago Rock Island and Pacific railway com recently reorganized on Its seven per cent preferred stock and of three per cent a share on its six per cent preferred ONE MEXICAN Officials announced that a reason able price would be paid for all Captain Karl who In charge of he work tHiirnnted that there Is approximately ten million dollars worth of uniform material in Chicago Egan An Atlantic Maurice ihn American minis ter to arrived hero today on a Danish steamship on his way Mexican Government Is Taking a tn Kgau accoin Hand in jpanled liast one of the Mexicans who killed Sharp and Clarence Sellers near Piedras Negras has bfeii shot and killed by Mexican government the American consul at Pledras NegraB reported today to ho state Information secured by tho consul was that government shot one Mexican December SERVED HIM New Dtxv Z8 Hlmor arrwitnd some Urou ago on H charge of using the malls to and defraud Investors hi Liberty toon arrested three onn of whom j ploodort fprlKy when wtis boing sent to Pledras The ralgund and WM sentenced men confessed that they had murdered j tn three yearn hi AttftBte the adding hat they were on a cattle stealing expedition when Sharp 1 ;