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   Lawrence Journal World (Newspaper) - April 19, 1917, Lawrence, Kansas                                VOLUME LXI FRESH mm SENT IN AGAINST FRENCH QUARTER MILLION NEW TROOPS FACE FRENCH DRIVE APRIL NUMBfilTgl CANT CHECK ADVANCE Along Sixty Mile Front Bat to Stop Ojinuhpf British Awaiting Opportune Moment to Line Hy TV PremO Germany thrown nearly a quarter of a million fresh troops into the fray on the sixty mile sector of the western front between Soissons and Auberive and still is unable to check the French Both north of the Aisne and the Champagne General Nivellcs forces are pressing The last strong hold of the Germans on the Aisne was taken with the capture of the Vailly bridge head yesterday their wavering lines continued night to be pushed From Chavonne on the Aisne the French have driven more than three miles north of the river despite des perate resistance by Von Hinden bergs reenforced In the Champagne the successes of the French are They have driven a great wedge more than three iles deep into the German lines be officially announced that there is no submarine as yet in the western part of the The statement fol lows The Reuter telegram regarding Jan attack by a German submarine on the American destroyer Smith can be described only M a frivolous means of attributing to Germany the open ing of In fact no subma rine is as yet in the western part of the NEW ARMY POLICY WOlfflTSLACKERS NEWLY MARRIED MEN SUBJECT TO MILITARY SERVICE RUSSIA WILL REMAIN WITH ALLIES TO END WILL BE CALLED UPON War Department Order Will Include All Men Married Since Outbreak of War KANSAS WEATHER REPORT 7 p 7 2 today much cooler tonight Friday fair colder cast warmer southwest April al lies need have no fear that she wil desert the alliance or weaken her re sistance to the Paul Mil ukoff the foreign said to day in an address to the representa tives of British and French working men who are now in We understood that at the moment of the revolution you might be afraid wo would lose our strength for resist I beg you to announce to your countrymen that Russia has become strong through via April and The Russian press reports the semi official Herman and AustroHungari last tween Rhcims arid Auberive and last nights attacks netted General vcllffV men several important heights in tho Moranvilliers The tone of whole French of ficial communication today is notably Thc complete repulse of German attempt at a reaction unequivocally claimed and thc suc cesses in the Champagne are men tioned as having been achieved on a great While the French are thus driving forward the British are quiescent so far as the official accounts awaiting their turn to strike the oth er flank of the Von Hindonburg The French have so far taken more than At last accounts the British had taken in ex cess of April section of Von HindenborgV granite wall which runs from Soissons to Uheims has boon shaken to its The French have the whip hand now and the Germans still are staggering from the great rebuff dealt to them on The French soldiers who won the first line have been relieved by fretili formations and the second phase of the battle has begun with renewed Unaffected by counter attacks in some sturdy resist ance offered everywhere thc French havc gained substantial Tho enemy made a desperate effort to stem tho tide between and This is the weakest point of his being devoid of nat ural Thirty thousand of the host German troops were used in a furious counter but ar tillery and machine guns smashed wavo after wave of tho soldiers until nally tho attempt was given up af an not concerning the possibility of conciliating the war aims of the cen tral powers with those of Russia as a treacherous and hypocritcal The in reiter ating that the Russian Provisional government is pursuing no aims of declares it is fully and en tirely in agreement with the views expressed by the representatives of tho other entente I BANKERS ASKED TO HELP THE FARMERS THE KANSAS DEFENSE COUNCIL CALLS UPON FINANCIERS LOAN MONEY FOR SEED Local Banks Will ho Asked In Finance Farm Wprk and Take Crops as Security Order Will Apply To NewlyWed Whether Or Not They Arc Termed Slackers April of mil itary age who have married since a state of war against Germany wj declared will not escape their obliga tions of military service under a war department policy formally an nounced The statement fol lows The war department announces that all men married since the out break of war will be treated upon the same basis as unmarried men in so far as their military obligations are It is desired that the utmost publicity be given by thepres to this The department was moved to take this action in order that all men should understand exactly what contemplated in the organization of an army to fight It was desired that there should arise no question of slackers upon the score of marriages since the outbreak ofj war with the possible construction that marriages in any case in order that military duty might be ASKS GRADUATES TO HELP Board of Administration Calls Upon of Kansas The state board of educational ad ministration has sent out letters to the graduates of the schools who are living in Kansas asking them to do active work in their community toward answering the appeal of Pres ident The letters point out that the time has come for the graduates of state educational insti tutions tq be of active service to the Three ways of satisfying ob ligation are pointed out to the recip The first is that of enlisting foi actual service in the army or Second is the consecration to service in your home community wherein you will encourage those more to enlist in actual army or navy ser but as the letter point no less is to offer your services in economic problems of food elimination of and the conservation of the necessi ties As a means of actual service the board suggests the of STUDENTS MUST PROVEJMNTIONS UNIVERSITY CREDITS TO THOSE WHO WILL WORK garden potato pip rais ing clubs and such organizations to solve the problems incident to the approaching crop and harvest CREDIT FOR DRILLING Little Clans Work Required of Stud ents Studying Military Problems and Drilling CAR OVERTURNS DELIVERY TRUCK HITS TREE NEAR CENTRAL SCOOL Charles Wrecked Car To Avoid Hitting School Playing in the Street The delivery truck of mann driven CONCRETE MAKES THE BEST HIGHWAY THREE DAYS INSPECTION FAILS TO FIND ANY BAD FEATURES the Brink by Charles crashed into a tree in front of the Central School this j the windshield was the top Cabinet Safeguards Facj smashed and the front of the car The car was coming on Ninth street at a good speed at the time the Central School pupils wore leaving for recess and a number MAY LAST FIFTY YEARS Concrete Shows no Appreciable After Eight Yean Hard Service From Abuse of Privileges Of Farm Work When satisfactory evidence is giv en that students who are withdraw ing from the University will go to farms to engage in agricultural work until September 1 full credit will he given according to the ruling made last night at the the chancellors meeting of Many mem bers of the faculty felt fiat were taking advantage of the rule for granting credit ami were withdraw ing on all sorts of trumped up ex The matter was up at the meeting of the senate Tuesday and refered to the chancellors cabi t It also decided that in special cases the dean of the school may ex cuse a student under the same con litions when he is leaving to taki the place of an enlisted where the employment is in interest of of boys were playing in the The driver apparently did not slow down in passing arid when he notice a small boy in front of his car he ws unable to stop quickly enough to avoid hitting the child without driv ing his car upon the curb where ho hit the The machine turned over on its but Pieratt was not thrown The broken glass rom the windshield cut his left but otherwise Pieratt was A city ordinance forbids driving past school buildings twelve miles an faster Drivers than warned by are signs one block from Douglas and Leavenworth County Men Recommend Building Concrete Roads Seventeen of whom eleven were farmers who live along the line of the proposed hard surfaced highway across Douglas and Leaven worth returned yesterday from three days spent in inspecting the system of county highways in Took Wayne and Milwaukee and the unanimous opin ion of the seventeen is that concrete roads are cost little for increase the produc tive value of nearby improve business for country store keepers and for neighboring towns in tend to bring prosperity to the entire The railway trips were made available hour public With reference to excusing men of ONLY ONE DAY LEFT UAKER COMPANY STARTED Baldwin People Get Permission SCHOOL WEEK CLOSES TOMOR ROW AFTERNOON To the several schools of the University prom regular work to enable them to participate in drill other forms of military now biing offered at the University the following regu I Ial ions were agreed upvi Those who enroll are only oxcused from gym the drill Those nine or ten SURVEY QUESTIONS BEING DISCUSSED LAWRENCE PEOPLE TO AID RED CROSS at night and every available hour of daylight was used riding over I roads and examining closely their na in noting the effect of the method of upkeep and their effect upon the life and development of the community through which they As a result the following resolu we re adopted itudents who enrol for Four Thousand Kansas Tractors Will he Usod Day and Nighl in Work in Fields Start New Organization I Parent Meeting in High Last night in the offices of the Auditorium Friday Night nine or ten hours drill and study a Bank hotel it was decided that Baker i Upen to All may be excused from courses should raise a company of her It i j of not more than three hours was the opinion that it would be Onl np day remains of the first J Those students who are carrv ter for the to go in a body ing the maximum of work offered in than to be scattered through a num1 havc visited the military clasps may be excused bcr of different 1 Week from courses of hours Markham spoke briefly and stated thaf Governor tapper had April Uid to the Kansas defense council in its campaign to increase crop pro duction in Kansas Wulfkuhler of president of the Kansas State Bankers Association and member of thc finance committee of the council today issued an appeal to 1244 member bankers of the state asociution for thc support of thc a company havc Week r Hlan lhe tudents who have sign fon 0l for enrollment dav mOPC il1 tho given permission that formed in Baker ing 100 men Capper promised that the romnany in school work will be held an would be allowed to remain in A ncombatanl branches of citizens and taxpay of Douglas and Leavenworth All I ADrtD 1C havo take the time neces ALL LABUK 15 DUN AI fcll j sarv to make a thorough inspection i of about two hundred miles of hard Survey of Lawrence Saturday Will j highways in Cook le Without Expense To Red WsJTe Michigan and Milwaukee have carefully examined the con struction and present condition of Cross Society Questions To HAsked hlluttlon New Members In Local Society samplml This Week In the counties visited we find that the first The aker University provid1 Tomorrow a meeting of par would Governor jcntSf teachers and others mteivsted ised r in the work for more e appeal was made following a conference be tween Governor Capper and Wulf kuhler this Tho bankers were asked to help tho farmers in their communities by loaning money for labor and equipment and take the crops as se curity for the They wore asked also to got behind the campaign to prevent the killing of cattle under two years hogs under 100 the college and high school have al ready enlisted in Company H at Law If the company is organize in Baldwin these boys maybe allowed to transfer to the homo chusetts at Ninth Visit Your It that bad fortune will com It is claimed last night Frank re present Olin wiUcomo to parent who goes under this banner F A and does not visit the Lawrence 1 L i it i inn it i i j number of Baker alumni have schools this Although the j Bul tin awful The details of yesterdays sheep under me and tho killing lns ten in asking to bo if a com pany was formed in They ex pressed their desire to go with the Baker Among those who havo enrolled in thc new company are Gerald Donald Allen Ar thur Lewis Paul Ralph pro Cherry LoitnaSc f of spring U is urged tho hattl1 bankers stretch thc established rule i i I tf e VI II VIII l ClbitUI 1VTM I UIV between and shaw of on h0 per ccnt Wesley Philip that the trench Infantry tactically Ehas Glenn S outclassed the Two oimultancous attacks were de rided upon with NanteuilLaFosse on Ifeel sure that the local banks take care of the financing of the farmers in their communities so that the left and Chivy and DrayeKnLa it will not be necessary to have onnois on the right as the respective The attack Driven out of Nanteuil and the Germans nevertheless still clung to the intermediate positions com prising Vailly the important bridge head the Aisne by which they could threaten thjc French The movement extended to the head which was soon carried and the attacking troops scaled the slope of the plateau north large said Kansas April of the nearly tractors owned in Kansas is to be operated day ami night in an effort to increase cultiva tion to meet the nations food dean of the Kansas State Agricultural and a Mnlcom Mark Harold Ross Kvan and Harry TRAINING BLUEJACKETS FOfR THOUSAND RECRUITS BE ING DRILLED Training School Enlarged lo Four Times Capacity to Carp For New Mm April member of the Kanass council of embryonic bluejackets are told the City Club here i hcing prepared at the Groat Lakes Each one already has been listed ano plans are under Dean Wat of Substantial progress also was made east of Nanteuil and by the afternoon only one narrow gap was left through which the Germam could withdraw the These detachments are in serious danger of of acles of whpat an to equip each with searchlights so it may be used In a fv w days the total Naval Training Station here to man Ihe ships of the American battle The violence of the French attack sas will be t nations first loine of nt the war with Since President Wilson proclaimed a state of the with bar rackroom for about has It will he more caring for between and threw the enemy into such disorder he was unable to bring up re serves quickly enough and conse quently lost several The ad vance toward Courtecon during the last three days amounts to more than three miles in In the cantor the battle raged most fiercely in region of La The wood fust of tho village yards long by 500 in depth was very strong ly held by the no less than 180 guns being crowded into All these were together with men by a clever maneuver j which cut off the from the i than mostly in recruits and the number is in ern he J CAPPER WANTS KANSAS GUARDS CALLED OUT April Cap per today sent a telegram to Secre tary of War Bakor asking that the Kansas National Guard be called out to guard property in tho Heretofore it has takerr abmit four months for a sailor to complete his training at the naval preparatory And the atmosphere about the station was not unlike that in the average Middlewestern Sur rounding the quadrangular parade as college buildings surround claim cannot ho entirely there is no doubt but that it would be best for every parent to hr and to visit the o you oat every tiny Do you drink Coffee Do you have your bedroom window open or shut at night Do you use a tooth brush often do you bathe Those are of tho questions which the rs have been trying to have answered by school and eyes have been ciil ob jects of Some f its found out by the teachers will told at the meeting tomorrow This mooting will be held at the High School Auditorium at Without doubt every school room in the city will represented and by several Anyone who is interested invited to In tho let everyone show their interest in the public schools of our city by visiting these Only one day remains in which this visiting can be done and counted in School WAR IN CONVOCATION Chancellor Strong Will Discuss Re lation of University To Crisis Convocation will be held at the University tomorrow morning at find that the first concrete roads were made 9 feet then and 18 feet in width and that all new concrete roads now under con struction are to be not less than 18 IVet Be It That we recommend the construction of con crete highways in our respective counties and urge immediate action to secure and further mrnd that they be not less than feet wide and preferably tobe 18 feet in GUY The local workers are conducting The tour of inspection was ar the survey at almost no AM ranged by the Portland Cement As work is being donated by students the publicity and promotion faculty members of the University j organizationof thc cement manufac who will work under the direction of i turers of the and was un Elmer of the socjpjogy I dor the personal direction of Thc cards and of and of Mar Claude youngest son of other material used in the survey are j and of the Kan and Alex Bryant of 1701 also donated to the jsls City This association is New Hampshire enlisted in A portion of the questions to bo I encouraging the building of perma the regular arniy ut Kansas City each resident Saturday arenont roads by showing in vari The recruiting officer plac given hero in the hope that they wilous Parts of tnc what con ed him in charge of twentynine men i be debated thoroughly before and they to J offerj Survey is Among the lions j The family Number of children I Occupation of members of the fnm ily Kinds and number bf cases disease in the last two Num luestion of Red Cross aid is the who need to lake the spOLV discussed in many homes in ial course in shop training for me Lawrence these days in order that may be excused from all j the questions to be by the comi regular University courses under in the survey of Lawrence the same general conditions indicated I unlay can he answered The for those who leave school for work information to be given to the IJ j Cross society for the most part re quires serious discussion or at least a I second This must be made at time so thc local society can get in I touch with all possible resources in j Actual work will havc to be done by thc residents of Lawrence i to help the nation boost its hospital supplies and in some cusco tions of moncv will be ler and George KNLISTS IN Claude Itrvanl Heeds Call in Cilv US to Colors son Bryant was chosen to take charge of the men on account of his prev ious military Three weeks ago he had tiled through the Central liS nUPiCa tor in family who will help in Red lion foi a as second lieu1 Work Number in tornsleach kind jcreto roads are and how they stand tines the hardest kind of tenant in the Reserve Army up unti I his not bo headquarters age until stenograph work Time each can give per and week to Red Cross work Havo you an auto How much time a day The men making thc trip were Frank Van Guy Otis Andrews and Simons of Douglas Walter Ross John including hand John Mc but his application was lie on account of ing twentyone of that Bryant is well grounded in military enlisted in the Navy when only seventeen years of ago anil can ll be uscd for tnls work lf mado a splendid record While in tin sary Have you a garden Would While aboard tho plant one if you had it Have jthe construction of concrete high Maryland he mailo the highest score j land the use of which you ways and had to learn by exper in marksmanship in small aims tar1 will donate to tho society Amount Instead of letting the work I f and Lcwiy of Leaven worth About nine years ago the county commissioners of Wayne the county in which De troit began building con crete They were pioneers in get and his discharge shows I of money you will give to relief a high rating along all one by or by montfti 1 Will A short time after his return to be away from Lawrence in oclock for the purpose of conj Lawrence he left for New York City j Bummer Would you prefer to work sidering the relation of the was made a quartermaster on thni with any to contractors they bought the equip ment and did it thereby profiting in securing lower prices on materials through buying in sity to the present Chancellor I Texas in the merchuant Frank Strong will address the stu Kinco llc has Strong lents on the The University and the The convocation was decided upon The April assembly was held last but Chancellor Strong felt the emcr SOCIAL WORKKKS RALLY marine serJ group in aiding the Red Cross been em what large more in that no road was skimped in or der to save particular church or club and profiting still ployed by the Kansas City Railway It is important that we have thisj Today Wayne1 county has 156 miles gency of the situation justified call ing another to are tho barracks and execu1 live But tho wartime SPANISH CABINET RESIGNS Spain via April out the Ger from mopr of thc On one of CMjjps several heavy guns wore April Germam threw new divisions against KNIGHT TEMPLARS TO MEET District the French betweenSoissons and Au berive night The office an were unable to Hav mwtinft with iuncheon check offensive of at theK Ma8onic for thc wNo continued to make and Meeting Will be Hold Here Tuesday A district meeting of tho Knight pulses beating With Plans more serious demeanor than those of Then tho influx of recruits anil the demand for men in tho fleet has bron such that the training period has been reduced to fifom ten to Doctor Strongs talk will bo on th rei question of studontes enlisting in th various departments of the service and how those that stay behind can their duty to and later by Montgomery Ward j information at once iiaid Prof jof lirst class concrete country roads Van dor Vrios this There more all the jisan immediate demand for Red I Cross work in America and I am sum j Lawrence people can bo depended j MOW upon to do thoir We must K about this business in earnest and Kansas although subjected traffic for eight wear and oh account of its no It was built Otis III General wring cities am appeals made word from his who in Chica I 11 t 11 t tit twontyonc contiijgents being last night saying that sent somewhere in the ast as ra pidly as they can be Each ftf the days spent at the station is tilled with what tho officers describe as intensive preparation and ar for sou patriotic I filled I for their is very ill in a hos pital She was attacked by the same disease that carried and while she has been very she was bettor last night and the the thrill of preparation havo been made and orders jbe in command as grand Delegates are expected from Atch withstanding violent German The French Jn the CHnmpagne ad vanced rcjtion Several and a strong wore probably from Manhattan and Em Two batteries ofGerman and a parade in the tawed looking toward the Major Moans willlion of the laVgest inland communUy lory were captured bejtween Soissons itnd C6mmandery will Twelve German divisions nt war strength constitute a force of about NO SUBMARINES IN v WESTERN ATLANTIC K I IK t April is attend and will be escorted by Mar shalls Shot a Gnardnman Apiil A shot fired from ambush mortally wounded Robert 18 a private in Company Second Regiment New Jersey National who was on duty guarding a railroad bridge near of its kind in the Five thous and to house almost men are to be pitched on tho A sewerage and water being established kitchens being built and streets laid Preparations also are under way for thc erection of a wireless station which will give the Great Lakes department direct with the Navy De partment in The High School Glee t IT she will not bo able to come homo for ton days or Tho funeral of Otis was held and the body was placed in a receiv ing As soon as Otis able to come she and Roberts will bring thc body here for TROOPS CALLED Rio de April fires started during the attacks on Germanproperty in Porto which havc caused large have spread to buildings losses and owned by The minister of war to day telegraphed to the commander of federal troops in the state of Rio op nl Grande De Sul in which Porto Ale Miss Bessie Miss i gra is to at the dis Jenme Miss Annabelle posal of the governor all has and Walter amounting to about City Organization Lawrence To Join The Social Workers Conference of Kansas City is planning a big thff commissioners and was road maintaining the I dirt shoulders was too great and so Club l Profcsnor Appointed to Attend jthe next move was to 16 Now The Social Workers Conference of systematic campaign was decided that ni e f Kansas City is planning a big It is not a trivial matter narrow in 1911 the com of social and those interested have a big problem before us an roads 12 feet in social work of any sort to meet in fot i u Kansas Saturday April Page Si Vhafwith afourteSfoot iring Sells MOORE TOBE DELEGATE jay expense of iarge attendance at the teachers and soc1 ial workers of various organizations are specially urged to George Barker is asking rence workers to attend and also asks that they notify her as soon as pos sible so she can tell the Kansas City committee how many to rxpect from The day will be spent visiting soc day munieipKl Conference all the new roads are being made Moore of the departeighteen feet in Under ordi ment of political science at thc Uninary traffic the dirt shoulders of a has been appointed by Gov1 foot roadway show little ornor Arthur Capper as one of the j tho grass usually growing right up delegates from Kansas to the annual I to the and in an eighteen foot meeting of the American Academy j roadway the vehicles iievtjr leave the of Political and Social i In no instance is there a which meets next week at dirt track or road alongside the hard which indicates ial agencies such as orj are cut to thc I that there no demand for a dirt fn I discuss I There are thirteen hundred miles McCune reformatory and A banquet at the Hotel Kupper in the evening will end the Rabbi president of the Missouri Conference of Social will bt the speaker at thc Kin Constantino Confers April Athens dis patch says that King Constantino has held consultation with certain party leaders in connection with the pond ing ministerial Tho King had a conference with tho British minis ter on the first since the meeting from each pose of thc conference is national political and social of road in Wuyno outside of This year thc discussion probably and petitions have been filed will center the i with the commissioners asking that every mile bo The un which thc work is being done call for a total of 350 miles of Brought Back Dock George deputy ar rived yesterday with Charles Deck of who has been want ed in this county since last August for He has not been ar raigned yet and is held ot the coun ty Deck was found at Kansas He made a flying trip to Eudora to his killed by his father who Fred was last attack on British and French marines The authorities tried to catch in Athens last him then but paving and of this amount 156 have already been paved with There is no gravel nor suitable rock near Detroit so that the mater ial for thc roads have been shipped in from Grand Rapids and from points in Indiana and No traf fic is permitted on the roads for thir ty and it is believed that the strength of the concrete increases for about ten Woodward which stretches   

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