Salt Lake Tribune, August 20, 1916

Salt Lake Tribune

August 20, 1916

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Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - August 20, 1916, Salt Lake City, Utah TUB Sunday tnd fair and warmer west portlpn ifiljver Lead Copper VOL XCHI NO 128 Youll be sure to get a sat isfactory farm if you follow The Tribune Want Ad method of securing oats m mf LAKE SUNDAY MORNING AUGUST 20 1916 52 CENTS m i n m 11MILE Tremendous Attack With Huge of Men Made by Gen eral Haig Important Ridge Southwest of Thiepval Carried One Trench Is Captured State Department Officials Said to Regret Premature Publication of the Gen erals Recommendation COMMISSION WILL DISCUSS MATTER Failure of Hughes to Say a Kind Word Involves the Republican Candidate in Factional Fight CANADIANS BEAR BRUNT OF BATTLE CHESTER ROWELL SHOWS MUCH ANGER French Recapture En tire Village of Fleury and Make Other Gains Northeast of Verdun j Blows Struck Designed as General Allied Of fensive SsecUl br Arrangement with fconaW Telcjrapb and rnleraatlonil LOJJDON With hnge num bers of men the British today con in lie Si i north American Members How r ever Are Yet to Be Ap pointed Enthusiasm in Juarez WASHINGTON reeom rnendation from General Funston that the American troops be withdrawn from Mexico was contaiced in a recent re port on the military situation made at the request of the war department arid designed for use of the joint commis sion which will discuss border prob lems State department officials do not attempt to disguise their regret over premature publication of General Fuu stons conclusions but they indicated today that it would not cause any al teration ia plans Officials realize it is understood that the most pressing raaUer for discussion by the commission from the Mexican viewpoint wil be the question drawal General tionary Jorco JnVorder A m ATI fan Strike of Waiters at San Francisco Commercial Club Has Bad Effect SERUM TO COMBAT PLAGUE VICTIMS GIVE THEIR BLOOD DEFENSES Cross River Northeast of Kovel oh Three Mile Front Capture Village and 220 Pris oners Berlin Does Not Admit Reverse lovs a ttaejsv o n th cbmgie ni e d y eg te rday and was without a moments throughout intermission In his dispatch General Baig announces the important American full asked to express his Views on the of lap By WILLIAMHOSTEB By International News Service SAN PEANC1SCO Aug were the days significant develop ments Chester Howell Progressive leader and member of the Eepublican national campaign denounced the Eepublican candidate for abandoning the Progressives of California to the Old Guard wolves While Eowell was giving a rcdhot talk against Hughes at the Palace hotel the standardbearer was the guest of honor afca luncheon at tho Commercial club which was served by strikebreak after the regular club waiters had because of tlie institutions de claring in fayor of shop VHugo tho Wait ers put thercatter squarely up waiters walked out AUSTRIANS RETIRE IN CARPATHIANS Fall Back Six Miles From One Mountain to Another Russian Ad vance Guard Beaten Back in One of the Passes to the liout fixed ridge southeast of Thiepval has been carried and that the British lines have been advanced half way to Ginehy as well as to the edge of Guillemont The corps whose front joints up the British near the latter place contented themselves during the dav Trith consolidating the terrain Svbri in LH toe fighting of yesterday and last night the Germans from a north of Maurepas and in driving trench element they had gained a foothold in a night counterattack Colonials in Front Prior to todays successes the Brit ilh had progressed at a number of points in front of attack not however without bloody It is reported that Canadian and Australian troops bore the brnnt of the fighting with sup port by Irish corps and the men of Kitcheners army Their gains may be listed as follows 1 On a twomile front from Ugh wood to the junction with J idal thl ftl i til the the French the British pushed forward from 200 to 600 Their greatest pin was onethird of a mile in depth TMs gainbrought them to the out skirts of Guillemont andput them in possession of the orchards north of Uagueval German Trench Taken 2 North of the high wood as far the Bapaume high road they seized German trench about 100 yards ia 3 On a frontal a mile and a half Thiepval they seized a German rendi line In fighting around Moquet farm JThere is every iudicatiori that and1 later the adminis the recommendations chief railitarjr adviser on Publication of thefactHliat General Funstottbelieves it wise to withdraw the troops may hamper the American commissioners some off ieials think ia obtaining whatever guarantees ask of the Mexican government as to oeenrity of the border r raids It is believed the administration is fully prepared to arrange for the recall of General Pershings force since both state and war department offi cials are understood to share the views expressed in General Funstonsreport There can be little doubt it is now said that the withdrawal will be promptly agreed to when the commission meets the conferees then turning their attention to the drafting of a protocol to cover future border operations inves tigation of the causes of bandit raids and such other matters as they may wish to take up No Announcement Made No intimation came from the White house today as to When announcement of the American membership of the commission might be expected In view V1ENNA via London Aug 19 official statement today says of Zabie thlrtyflye miles southwest of wo withdrew our advanced troops sfter fierce fighting toyard j thii cluj officials Ernest asking kint to sixiyflve the thp Eepublican presidential candidate In a letter declining to accede to tie TS nnionleader wrote We thank you very much for your consideration in allowing our member during the last tvventyifojUr hours t EussiaES Ibis tinie endsavoring sweep down uponthe great Volhyriian railway city from the They succeeded according to Petrogradj in breaking through the Teuton positions on the threemile front between Tchor ship a chance to a few dollars iischeron the eastern bank of the Stok but inasmuch as yonr place with an open shopcard the request of the Restaurant Mens association whom you have no logical affiliation we are forced to pro hibit ourt members from serving at said Hughes luncheon Had Mr Hughes taken advantage of the opportunity afforded him to make a statement on his attitude on the open shop question which is agitating organized labor at this time7 and had he declared himself for the closed shop we would not be forced to take this drastic Stupidity Claimed It looks as though there had been stu pidity on the part of the managers of the entertainment here It was known last nigSt even by Hughes himself who had ths letter which Ernest referred to that a strike was possible Tho luncheon might eisily have bean cal celed Tho grave importance of tho matter lies in tho fact that from Wash ington state to Lower California there A i 11 1 bod w fort milea northeast of of Secretary Lansings recent nnces to Eliseo Arredondo Mexican emrlis war between capital and labor over bassidor designate that the commission could be assembled very soon it was be lieved tonightthnt the names of the commissioners would be made public earlynext week Secretary Lane who will head the delegation already has ac cepted tbe post and as soon as his as sociates have been named and their views as to the ntt place ascer the open s op i every itdustry on they are pushing their advtynce w the east against the German third as well as to the they registered an advance 300 vsrls significance of these gains lies tnc fact that Combles the heavily village which operates as a point of support is now in im peril while the British have their way to tho foot of Martin the dominating height of tho Attack Third Line sb also now hold ground on of Gnilemont and it is 7iOt taincd an agreement on that ppint will be reached by Secretary Lansing and Mr Arredondo Major General Bliss assistant chief of staff who returned yesterday from the border conferred several days with General Punston and also went to Gen eral Per shin gs lines in Mexico Secre tary Baker conferred with General Bliss vesterday aud later saw President Wil son No Steps Taken EL PASO Aug reports in Juarez today indicated that no stops have been taken by General J T Pershings expedition looking to the coast is interested in tho outcome Chester Rowells denunciation of Hughes points to an impending Pro gressive war on the candidate which maY easily react in every state in the Union and especially in the doubtful states Bowel laid the situation as outlined last night in these dispatches before Huphes before tho latter made his auditorium speech He did nut spare any words and he frankly told ghes while a kind word for spa Progressives might do him some slight injury to permit the Old Gnanl wittlu olMiu e to continue its manhandhng or ihe Pro Muscovite onslaughts airned i the village of Tobole on the west ern bank of the river Tobole the farmof Tchorische and a distillery fell into the hands of the attackers who captured two officers and 220 men Berlin in its official statement today does not admit this reverse hut says The local fighting continues on both sides of the KudkaTschorische sector A renewal of the Russian at tempt to break tWough General von Linsingens front and take Kovel ia indicated by the German war office statement which savs On the Stokhqd front the enemy has sensibly increased its artillery fire at several In the Carpathians and in Transyl vania where furious battles ato in prog ress between tho Teuton right and the Russian left the fortunes of battle are and forth both sides of ficially claiming a success and admitting a reverse Austrians Retire Vienna tonight concedes that after fierce fighting General von forces were compelled to withdraw from Zabie to the Carpathian ridge Czerna Hora six miles to the west The ridge is flanked by two high mountains the Koverla 2058 meters to the north and ropIwan 2026 meters to tte south the big guns on both favoring an Aua on the against tho OFFICES mm pm 11 mm tern I it g 4i Chief Executive Makes Dramatic Appeal to the Thirtythree Magnates Present at Conference and Summons More Presidents to Wash ington SITUATION GRAVE BUT NOT HOPELESS Hale Holden Issues Statement on Behalf of the Roads Insisting Upon Arbitration Commercial Interests 1 i May Also Be Heard WASHINGTON Aug Wilson appealed to the railroad offieials oday to abandon thpir insistence on arbitration of the dispute threatening a nationwide strike and to his plan of agreed to by this his opin Hoped Inoculation Will Fre vent or Cure Infantile Paralysis N By InternatiDnal News Service BW TORK serum to combat Infantile paralysis la be ing made from the blood of those who have survived tho disease While the method Is a kind of forlorn hope It is to be given a trial It la hoped that Inoculation with the serum will prevent the spread of the epidemic and check tho ravages of the disease after it has seized upon Its victims Among those who have given their blood In the cause ore Miss Grace M Lytle and Miss Amy OHdort daughter of the vice president of the Peoples hos pital was drawn from their veins several days and Bald not to have suffered any 111 effects Renegade Piutes in Vicinity of Bluff Are Again Ter rorizing Citizens emont this ruined hamlet can hold the longer The capture of the southeast of Thiepval gives Haigs ry a chance at trie third line de s the Germans so that the shells tan soften them before blow ia struck H now develops that the tremendous which was struck ycsterdav was ITIC Rs a general allied offensive on western front or the two main on that uttucks on being allied those on by which the Frcich have ward a general from Mexico The American expedition lies stretched ont in a compact line from Columbus N M to El Vaile Chihuahua a dis tance of about 200 miles the field head iniaTters being maictaincu fitColonia Dnblan 120 miles south of Columbus Reports thnt General Pnnston had rec otnm jndcd the withdrawal were received with the greatest enthusiasm in Juarez General Gabriel Gavira inspector gen eral of the armies and fren eral Francisco Gonzalc9 commandant that the reports if true will tend to eliminate the greatestcioncl the Mexican ino recaptured Fleury and made dher gain3 northeast of Verdun which is by grcssives would do him incalculable harm throughout the country Attitude of Hughes Hughes with a full knowledge of both sides of th controversy thereupon handled tho situation in this fashion in his address I come here as the spokesman of Teutons are resuming their offensive the national Eepublican party With with considerable to the Hungarian Russians Beaten Back Petrograd on thc other hand admits at in tbe KIrlibaba pass in Traiisyl PRIVATE PLANTS TO BE GIVEN CONTRACTS that vania the Bussian advance guards have been pushed backs little the official statement Rdding that the yatmTwinrr tVi crrean general staflE as a stcpen is declared or the The Germans Conttaued on i Mexicans arriving in Juarez today from Zccateoas were clad in deerskin robes ind somc of tlie men prore calico shirts extending from their necks to their heels The arrivals inclide men women and children all clad only in the most monger garments Clothitie stocks in the state they said hnvc been ex haustel merchants have been unable to local differences I have no concern The great national aim that we have in view transforms all local differences and wo arc togethert reunited inspired by the loftiest traditions of our historic party and devoted to the accomplish ments of those great achievements npon which must rest our enduring prosper ity as a said Powell today s feed ing tho people of California baby pap The Progressives of California are adulte Mr Hughes might better have said nothing nt all would have been the wisest course than thus to ignore the claims of the Progressives Ho bas spiSIcd the beans They can be nnspilled of course if Mr Hughes sees fit But up to the present time I dont know whether oe will or There was ft rumor today that Rowel had been authorized to go to Governor Johnson and ask him to preside at tho Sacramento meeting on Tuesday Bowcll declared he had beard nothing Continued on Pago i ConHmned on WASHINGTON Tues day President Wilson will sign thS naval appropriation bill carrying the largest building programme ever projectedc for the couiitry On the followingday bids for the four battleships the scout cruis ers submarines destroyers and all other craft authorized except tho four battle cruisers and the ammunition ship will be rwjuested from prlvata builders to be opened October IS Inquiries as to the type of ship each builder desires to bid on sent out today The present attitude of the department Is that because of the shortage of skilled quickest results can be ob tained through giving private plants as much of the new work as take it also Is pointed out that the govern In navy By InternationalNews Service COKTEZ Aug 19 Another Indian war like the ticklish chase for TseNaGat last winter is in prospect at Bluff the lonely Mormon set tlement on the San Juan in the Foar Corners country according to reports brought hera by packers and range riders As was thecase before Old Polk fa ther of TseNaGat also known aa is the troublemaker His band of renegade Pintea long defiant of all attempts to make them live on southern Ute reservation in this the ecenes known to House in years the president declared the heads of worth of prop erty assembled1 athis summons If a strike comesj L the public will know where tha responsibility rests It will not beupon A Jew minutes later he issued a state ment saying i I The public hasa right to acceptance of his plans Hale Holdens Reply Kef using acceptance for the present but not giving a final answer Hale Hoi den president of the Burlington road and1 spokesman for the thirtythree road officials urgedthe president to uphold the principle of arbitration and declared his plan would place in peril all that has been accomplished in the peaceful adjustment of labor contro versiea by methods of At the close of the conference Presi dent WJlson summoned to Washington additional presidents from the west and the executives already here told him they would confer among themselves and return next week probably Monday In the meantime representatives of both the roads and the employees will re main here for informal conferences Grave But Not Hopeless The situation tonight was described iy a railroad president as not hope ess but It will be at a stand tiU nntil Monday at least Discussion jf counter proposals and compromises was current and serious consideration was given to the possibility of govern ment operation of the roads in case of a tion and this may prove to be si factor in dis tributing the huge amount of new con struction contemplated In the navy and shipping bills SALE OF ISLES TO U S IN ABEYANCE Jsorth of the Ajstro1 nient shipping bill authorizes construc German forces carried by storm Tagnra hill north of Capul taking 600 pris oners and beating off all counter at tacks The Russian war office report claims the reoulse a Teuton attack near the village of Sviiiiache Swinguche thirtyone miles scstbwcst of tntsk Berlin says of this attack that Rus sians advance troops were driven baek RUSSIANS BREAK THROUGH LINES OF THE TEUTONS PETBOGRAD Aug 19 via London p Russians have broken through the AustroGerman lines on the Slokhod river in Volhynia and have made a advtnce it announced today tion of Colorado and regarded by Utah settlers as trouble makers is behind him The latestriders from Blaff say that the citizens trterp are terrorized by the insolent and lawless attitude of the Pi utes and by reports of threats to white men daring to interfere with them in their nomad existence A request for troops of cavalry it is understood has been sent out from Blnff while representations have been made to tha Indian department which ia expected soon to take further action toward confining tho Pictes to a reser vation COPENHAGEN via London Aug 19 a Socialist party adopted a resolution in a CAUCDS today expressing its willingness to bo repre sented in a coalition cabinet in order not to prevent the sale of tho Banish West Indies to tho United States It wan stipulated in the resolution how ever that this action be taken only on condition that the home and foreign defense policy of the new cabi net should unchanged I As the opposition the conservative The break in the AnstroGermaa front I parties is unwilling to accept I this condition this means that a coaji Conttnued ou Tact I tion ministry is impossible BANK TELLER SAID TO ADMIT STEALING CHICAGO Aug W Weiglft receiving teller of the Harris Trust Savings bank was arrested to Jay charged with embezzlement Bank officials recently discovered shortage in the accounts of the bank of approii mately and they assert tha confessed the alleged embez zlement Weigle was released on bonds o when arraigned today The case WAS continued until September 19 strike As a result of the days conferences 1 lowever it was said authority hat many of the road presidents looked f upon tha possibility of a strike as more f r3mote than at any time since they came o Washington Over the weekend it was anticipated that the railroad offl t cials will get into communication with he controlling financial ir tercsts and it still was considered possible that soma of the powerful directors of the roads would be called to Washington Both among the employers and employees talk of arrangements for a strike con i tinued and for different reasons both sides thought if it came it would last less than a week Believes in Eight Hours While President Wilson was still ad dressing tha railroad sxeciHSves telling them they faced a condition not a pnn 7 his statement to the re f viewing his plan and characterizing It aa a thoroughly practicable and fair pro was given out at the house In the statement he urced the adoption of the eijththour law because he believed the concession BUR Rested tha creation by congress of a t small body of men to Inxestlgate the re t suits and urged the abandonment of tils J demand for time and a half overtime pay by the men and the contlnsent pro l by the railroads Mr Holden Insisted upon arbitration in his reply to the president bccatisa it is essentially the common rlsht of every citizen of whatever condition n life to be and because experience haa put theright to claim arbitration as a Continued ;