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   Boston Daily Globe (Newspaper) - December 21, 1917, Boston, Massachusetts                                Remember to ordef your advts for nejct Sundays Globe Autos for sale Business for sale Real estate for sale Rooms to let Help wanted Advertise in the VOL 174 FRIDAY DECEMBER 1917FOURTEEN PAGES BV THM NEWSPAPER oo PRICE TWO CENTS HEAR BOSTON MEN IN MEAT INQUIRY Tell o Organization of Chicago Stockyards Company Heney Charges Attempt to Ownership by Packers Hide PLOTTED LEAGUE AGAINST IU More Luxburg Telegrams Are Made Public On Eve of Neutrality Conference of Mexico and Argentina Special DlNtmteli to Globe Dec 20Forty mes the telegraphic record of the amazing diplomatic correspondence that passed Count von formerly German charge daffaires at Buenos and the Gorman Foreign were made public by the State Department The transmitted through a neutral European oast further light on the activities of the author of the spurlos without evidence a German plot to align the Nations of South America against the United States and reflect the efforts made by the German Government to stem the tide of hostile public sentiment In South Allusion to the erection of a wireless receiving station and report that the balance of the German legation in Ar gentine banks was pesos approx imately show how the hand of the German Government Is directing the nativities of its agents in the Southern Cabreras Mission to Buenos Aires The correspondence covers mainly the Continued on the Fifth Help save white paper ly plac ing a regular order for the Daily and Sunday Unsold pa pers must lie WANTED 1000 Patriotic Women Volunteers To take charge of Indoor booths in Boston on Saturday or to receive mem bership applications in the Great Red Cross ChristmasMembershipCampaign TODAV AT CAMPAIGN 15 Dee the se clusion of corporation the Fed eral Trade Commission today drew sen sational disclosures of high dummy officers and sham trustees in Its effort to determine the1 ownership of the Chicago stockyards and the Terminal Railroad the big packing plants Establishment of ownership of stocltyarda is only the first of the tasks heforo the which plans to continue Its Investigation into every branch of the countrys meat supply and the alleged control of the meat food of persons by five principal groups of The commissions report will be made the basis for recommendations that ad ditional legislation be enacted to remedy the if found and nny evidence of law breaking will be turned over to the Department of Jus It has been stated that subpenas will not be Issued for representatives of the a step which might givo them Immunity In any subsequent prosecu Probes Stockyards Company Organization of the Chicago Stock yards under the laws of alleged to have been for the purpose of providing a legal method for the payment of millions In pickings or rebates to the packing plants by the Chicago Junction Railways Union Stock yards Company of New oocupletT Francis special coun the witnesses called today at the first of a scries of open Other witnesses tomorrow will be asked to tell what they know of Ogden Armour and Prince of Bos ton obtaining control of the Junption Railways which was organ ized by and turning it over to the Stockyards confidential secretary to Mr is expected to Richard Olney find other citizens of New England appeared in todays testi mony as sponsors for the plan of ab sorbing the moneymaking Junction Railways Company by the new corpora Boston Men on Olney Committee vice chairman of the Board of Directors of the Old Colony Trust Continued on the Fifth Paste COMING TO BOSTON HOTEL HOLLIS 247 Tremont NEAIl TUB COMMON NlnRloi 00 nnfl double with Private WutU Mmlerutfc Priced KXCBLMCNT MUHIO OABAKET WNNiSKtSMig BELLANS Absolutely Removes Druggists refund money if it 25c Settled THE WEATHER for Boston Vicinity Friday j becoming unsettled Saturday rain or snow and coldei1 moderate south to southwest J shifting to northwest Washington Forecast for Southern New Eng land Cloudy and un Kettle6 Friday Sat urday rain or nnow and For Northern New Bng land Cloudy and un Frlday Saturday snow and Globes rain or iiiiow and colder Sunday fair moder ate northwest to west DECKMIIEK NOW ON D1V1DKNVH FOR FAST BIGHT The Thermometer at Thompsons 3a 33 33 9 a 37 12 40 3 p 42 41 9 p SO 12 Average temperature 23 average temperature one year ago yesterday Temperatures at 8 Last B8 26 8t BO 31 34 84 New 40 Washing GERMANS TRYING TO BLOCK RED CROSS Active in Now Far Behind In Membership to City to Show Patriotism TERMS WIFE OF MAJ GEN WOOD IN A BOSTON Mrs Wood had been a volunteer worker at local Red Cross cam paign headquarters for 10 days before it became known that she was the wife ot the fetmous Lloyd George Demands Complete Restoration of All Territories Having Must Now Protect Own Allies free to Peal With Constantinople Problem FINDS TROOPS IN FRANCE WITHOUT GUNS j Tor Gods Sake Wake Says Congressman Dale s Americans Lack Equipment for Terrific Fight in Prospect Special DUpalch to Globe Doc 20 Coming from Vimy whore the dead bodies still lie prone in the to the easy chair atmosphere of Con gressman Porter Dales message to the people of the United States is For Gods sake wake up and realize what this war means American troops without with outenough without necessary equipment and wholly unprepared for the terrific struggle which they must IN a situation that sends Mr Dale back to this country with but one de Impress on Washington and his home the tremen dous peril and responsibility that faces this Talk about a abort said Mr We snail be mighty lucky If we get through this war In two at such an and with a IOBH of men that will run into hundreds of 1 wish I might say to every depart ment head in Washington Wake 1 wish I could take thorn with me to Vimy where the guns do crash or but just explode in one continual I did not go into the front lino dont think it is any place for a walked among the dead bodies gallant English men and Why unburied Because men are no precious and tlie German aviators so vigilant that even a burying party in the open la immediately marked and cut down by their quick I wish I had some of those easy chair Washington department fel lows at Vimy men after eight months of and not enough guns In Franco to equip our are still telling the newspapers that every thing Is all Unaccountable lagging on the part of Metropolitan Boston in the Red Cross Christmas drive makes it now seem probable that this district will be tlie only section of the entire country which will fail to secure its allotted quota of new members for the society in the present Metropolitan Bostons failure will drag New England below her although outside of this city and its immediate suburbs the campaign is doing quite well as a Oniy additional members were secured yesterday in the Metropolitan bringing its total up to at the end of the fourth day of tlie when it had been confidently hoped the requisite would have I been The drive is now more than half It closes on but the amount raised to date i Boston Is less than hall allotted to this German Plot to Restore Czar Grand Duke Nicholas With Royalist Army in Asia Berlin Offer Is Said to Yield in West at Expense of Russians Bolshevik Sound Hiieclnl to tlie Ololii Dec Morning Posts IVtrogracl corre spondent says there are signs of an attempt inspired by Germany to replace former Czar Nicholas on the throne of Now York GRAND DUKE UGHTLESS NIGHT IS FAR Electric Advertising Signs Fail toShine o Stores ELEVATEDS SERVICE Dec dispatch to the Exchange Telegraph Company from Haparanda reports that Kerensky with an army is now marching against while Grand Duke Nicholas has gathered great army of Royalists in BRITAINS PEACE GERMANS REFUSE CUT THREEIpEHCEHj SELFGOVERNMENT Keeping Open Late Curtailment on Surface Lines Begins Tomorrow in 50 Percent Basis for lack of Coal gloomy Open Many Booths Today Today a dual attempt to yet Boston A lighlless night is not to show more Interest will he begun j it judging by Bostons expe when Rna Cross booths will be set np rience with KB first lust for In office buildings and ri cursory observer the down plaoes where people Young town streets would not have noticed women will preside at these booths for any lack of Illumination in some of the the purpose of enrollingmembers in j principal while in others the society and it will be a very easy the only unusual condition was the matter for all who wish to participate darkness of shop in the great work of the Red Cross and The great majority of streets bud save Boston from the stigma of fail1 their usual appearance save ure in the current drive to go to any of these give up their dollar and receive a Red Cross button and a win dow The use of these window posters Is advocated by the Red Cross as an ap propriate Christmas decoration and the In a few the municipal light ing bad not been The White Ways on Huntlngton av and South had sac rificed each alternate by order of the Municipal Llglitlnu Unquestionably there were many vio eflect of blocks or rows of houses In j lallons of the regulations of the Na every window of which appears one of tional and Fuel these gaycolored affairs is extremely attractive as well as relating to illuminated signs and win dows and unnecessary lighting in stores All must do their war declared but many of violations LoulH chairman of the believed by officials of the Edison Metropolitan Boston last j uiectrlo Illuminating Company to have bftell duo to failure of the offenders to appreciate fully the extent to which the prohibition while others may have been due to owing to last night having been the first of llghlltfss Thursdays and This IH their We must get members today and if We do not we will Workers Losing Heart Our wliicli we had looked upon as has in many in stances become thoroughly disorgan Our workers have lost their spirit because of meeting HO many These cases of people refusing to Join have been so numoro are iilmost standing in their communities are often the worst No wonder there Is Many Signs Flash as Usual The most flagrant offenders were tlume who maintain electric signs ovci their rous that they usually bearing the name of the Persons of concern In letters formed of Nenr probably not be available Greater Bostons problem of street car transportation on a fuelsaving basis IK bulng slowly worked To morrow curtailments announced by the RofUon Klevatod Railway are to go Into Yesterday the Bay State Street Rail way began cutting its service and run ningcars without sched uler until The curtailment of the Bay State service amounts practically to 50 per and outside of rush hours it may be said that It amounts to running on GOmimite time where 30mlnute time has hitherto prevailed anil on 30mln ute time where IBmlnuto time has been Pendingthe formation of definite the service has been left more or less to the discretion of the division Our patrons along the line have shown an excellent spirit in the matter up to said Thomas Ureler of the Bny filnto last J personally talked with all our division managers and every one of thorn spoke particularly of the way In whkli the public Of course I he sud ien aluinge means great deal of In convenience to especially at tins Dec res toration of the territories conquered by the Central together with was demanded by Premier Lloyd George as Great Britains principal war in a speech in the House of Commons to Great Britain did not enter the Dec has officially informed the Bolshovllc headquartcrs that the Central Pow ers are ready to consider a peace ar rangement on the basis of no an nexations and no that selfdelhiUion of Nations thai selfdetermination of their own form ot Government is impraetlca The Teutonic roprosentatives also notified the RiisHiariB Uiit they de sired to know the result of RussiaB Contlllllfil on I he according to tlie Petrograd Eve the Premier to inj crease by a yard the territory of anyone but because of the belief that Britains the question of standing by her way The Premier said the margin of losses at sea was The sinkings by he were while ship building was Russia Prevented Victory The Premier said the sinking of submarines was Although the merchant tonnage was down by 20 he the loss bad been only i percent of imports over that of last Regarding the military Order your Usvd Car advts for neaet Sundays Globe lie Globe advts make New Opportunity to twoscore of such slgnu were fjunrt between the North Station and Hollls lu recognize the fact that we were do Ing our best under We hope to have the new schedules I worked out and will pr by tomorrow morning have them print ed by tomorrow We plan Continued on tlie Fifth TODAYS GLOBE CONTENTS TODAYS GLOBE CONTENTS Wanted Wanted If advertise your wants in the Daily and Sunday Used Automobiles For Sale Real Estate For Sale Business For Sale More Help Wanted Use the Order your advts for Sundays and Mondays Globe Read the Sunday Globe 20page FBKC I Germany must restore territories she 1 has conquered and give says Woytl announcing British peace terms Allies to leave to defend v Germans agree to Russian demand of no but Kaisers new peace offer for consumption elsewhere is said to provide Gorman control of large Rus sian Report that Grand Puke Nicholas has gathered a large Royalist army in tho j Active German propaganda checks 1 Bostons Red Cross drive city may fail to reach quota work for Secret Service says Curtailment ot three percent in mile age goes into effect on Boston Elevated lines tomorrow Bay State Street Rail ways service curtailed Many lights displayed in Boston de eplte lightleHB night Boston men tell of organieatlon of Chicago Stock Yards Company at open ing of Federal Trade CommlHulonN in vestigation of the meat packing indus Forty lAixbure telegrams showing German plot by neutrality I conference to unite South America i against United Congressman Dale of after visit to French says Ameri can troops are woefully lacking in Telephone Union officers get the Ubor question into the question ot excess Governors Council approves ap propriation for HObed emergency hospi tal equipment at Commonwealth Ar to be used In event of Iniss Navy needs more bluejackets Highway Construction Regiment has openings for experienced John Moors returns from Halifax relief fund reaches total of McCall and other New England plead need for moie coal here at Iaiee Billings of Somervllle answers j questions In his daughterlnIaws alien atlon City Council goes on record as TODAYS GLOBE CONTENTS TODAYS GLOBE CONTENTS favor of wage increase for lamp Italians bent off Teutonic Commanding General of Russian forces in France and many of his of ficers nsk permission to Join American Army and continue the ExAssl Bee of War InKralmm says when American Army attacks it will be ui astounding k Balfour declares British ami American war pollrics arc Identical and denies purpose to sot up new Germiin Suite on the Maj Gen Scott slops gunner on back for shot from liner which drove Ubout under Finance Minister Nitti calls on Jtaly to devote all private and public property to carry on the Ordnance Bureau methods again profits and income tax rulings made Household PllJtt Financial and commercial IliBf about V hurt In train liMiror ut I tlierf will be plenty of KutMi tin roming year Kolpli lulls why price was j Cubas bumper crop of Migar will bo available in Koston the week of Htatc Food Administrator Shipping Hoard announces it will allow some wooden ships built for private uc Mr Lloyd George said it was idle to pretend that the hopes formed had been This disappointment he attributed to the Russian col The next few said Lloyd would be most trying as one great Power had gone out and another had not fully come Opposed to Austria and their ho were man power and reserves more than double thosu which the Teutonic alliance pos The the Premier had had only one which was due to and this was now engaging The Germans had lost valuable JIOB Clothes for Women and Children The Commlmilon for Holler In ban usked Nuw lilriKlnnil to cnntrlbulo 2u toim of rlothlnc for wumuii unil TlllH rlolhllitf Should Hcrvireal und ntiv or second Ilnum IMJ what you huvc on but do i H tniy ean In inudii f inorp hy our tihoukl ln rtoltvprril to NEW ENGLAND BELGIAN RELIEF FUND 422 Boylston Boston Devonshire IMPORTANT NOTICE Do not put a lighted candle behind the Red Cross Service Flag or other decoration in your window upon Christinas Eve to do so might cause Your decoration will be suffi ciently displayed if you merely raise Ihe shade or draw the cur tains and have the room illumi Boston Board of Fire Underwriters scored before Committee Sharpo j Freightrate increases In socalled on the stand Australian wool aargn arrives Great Dane doe presented to 35th Coin in Boston other water front Iage play given at Hadcliffe Johnson white slave hearing continued for a when the Government PURC Behind the Mask of Germanys Mild by Uncle Lieut Col Falls to command officers school at Camp Corey says German people be lieve Uboats are winning 1iLKe Willard plans to abandon clrcun and is ready to meet Massachusetts golf clubs to bolp con cerve coal by cloning Clcotte leads American League pitch 9th 151st Depot in Iron I of 1urk President Wilson selects medical ad visory boards to examine draft regis trants In his Federal board to lix milk prices for Boston and vicinity welcomes sugges tions from Flskdalo married woman and niun found murdered In house on Sturbridgo lloUund Observance of the Mth anniversary of Mur OFarrells ordination Sunday bests Onutteri a German In Hut tight on platform in Tabernacle at At Official war flirns of American troops commodity case suspended until June GEN MORRISON DIRECTOR OF MILITARY TRAINING Uiic Gen John MorriBon was today appointed director of military training with head quarters in Gen Morrison recently returned from a tour of the fighting front In France and His new tank will be to coordinate trninlng in all National Army and Na tional Guard His experience as hMid of the Army service schools spe cially IHs him for the new Gen Morrisons name IIUB been men tioned In gossip as a successor to Gen Tanker Chief of the latter reaches the retiring use Dec Maj Gen Hunter Liggett also You Should Make Income Tax Returns Under the War Revenue Act on if married or if A copy of the new blank tor Individual Income Tax Returns form 1040A can be had for the asking at our banking We expect other forms After January 1st we have arranged for expert assistance to aid in making OAit the Capital 50 State Boston Qrapaa Surplus City ChturletfepwB   

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