You have viewed 1 newspapers today. Please Register in order to view more newspapers.
We are retrieving your image from the archive...
We are converting your image into tiles...
Warren Evening Mirror (Newspaper) - September 7, 1917, Warren, Pennsylvania THIS NEWSPAPER IS A MEMBER THE ASSOCIATED PRESS THIRTY-FIFTH YEAR SEPTEMBER 1917 PRICE TWO CENTS MATE High Tax Advocates trate on Attempts to Raise Levies on Incomes TO INTRODUCE MORE AMENDMENTS Senate Today Received Bond and Certificate and It Will be Considered Soon Associated Sent of the war tax bill's income laising including from was fore- cast today on a preliminary vote of the senate by which Senator i lette's -amendment to increase the assessment upon individual incomes to was 55 Fight Is Renewed WASHINGTON Sept the final vote on the income tax oi revenue set for late this senate high tax cates today made their last stand at wealth conscription They had lost their fight to secure higher war profits concentrated their efforts today on attempts to Taise the levies on big incomes It was expected that the final vote this afternoon would result in retention of the finance committee's income tax de- signed to bring ic about from and from the senate this Senators Hollis and others of the high tax group were prepared to introduce amendments J increases on incomes Received Bond Sept senate house 460 war bond and certificate and will begin its according to present immediately alter disposing of the pending war revenue Mil The passed the house yesterday unanimously after only three days consideration Insurance BUI up in House Sept ad- ministral ion's soldiers and sailors was taken tip in the house today leaders determined to dispose of it as speedily as possible Representative of in charge of the opened the de- bale with a detailed explanation of its provisions President Wilson's Mr will seek to have a maximum optional reduced in committee Lo ed to the measure REVIEW OF U S TROOPS INFRINGE French President Spent eral Hours in Camp With American Soldiers General Pershing Presented President Poincare to Troops Associated AMERICAN TRAINING CAMP IN Sept their British trench helmets and looking very grim and warlike the American troops passed in review before dent Poincare of the French republic today They were massed in great solid squares and marching quickly to spirited American music presented a spectacle of unusual martial dor President addressing the troops said that he had their demonstration with great emotion and felt that events were bringing the French and American peoples closer and closer together The French accompanied by Paul minister of war and Petain and several other French generals was met at the American field headquarters by eral Pershing and General Sibert Today was the anniversary of the birth LaFayette as well as the beginning of tne of the and dent Poincare said that he had selected the date to pay his first visit to the American troops He inspected several American barracks and quarters in French lages and then left to visit some toric spots on the Marne battle field The French president's reception was marked by democratic simplicity He was dressed in his familiar blue knickerbocker suit with leather lings and as a simple blue yachting cap The review was held on the top of a in American training camp and when President Poincare and his party ar- rived early this morning the troops were drawn up at attention mental a formation which seemed wonderfully formidable Bands stationed here and there about the reviewing field launched into tne of the Marseillaise as the automobile flying the appeared over the crest ot the steep hill The review proceeded President Poincare luting the American and regimental flags as they passed while the men stood at of the officers of the expeditionary force were detached and assembled in semi-circle about the president and his General Pershing stepped forward and addressed them briefly are being presented a great honor today in the visit of the dent of the republic to which we have come to do our share in the fight for General Pershing said happens also to be the anniversary of the beginning of the battle of the a day which will ever stand out iu the history of the world Ii is on Page Austrians Are Staggering Un- der Heavy Losses Which Have Been Inflicted RUSSIAN RETREAT UNIFYING PEOPLE Press and Public Alarmed by Fall of Urge ping of Political Quarrels COLLEGES SUFFER BY WORLD WAR Country's Largest Institutions of Learning Will Have a Small Enrollment Decrease in Attendance Will be From Ten to Twenty Per in Number IF WAR IS TO END FOR ALL TIME GERMAN MILITARISM MUST BE CRUSHED Sir Edward Carson Gave Press of England a Says President is Right in Giving No Peace Terms to Kaiser Associated Ens Premier Lloyd George in a here today on receiving the freedom of the city that the whole allied cause and the freedom of the world depended on supremacy at sea and that he was certain it would be maintained German he had been at great pains to im- press upon their people that the sub- marine out by him in the house of commons recently were in- accurate He declared these figures were absolutely correct and that they put an end to all hopes of the enemy to win The premier asserted that he was absolutely convinced that the German submarine never would be able to beat down the strength ot the British empire or beat down the hopes of the alliance by meano of all the efforts the Germans could make with the submarine The premier said that the news from Russia in the last few daj had not been good He thought when the revolution came that it would nave the effect of postponing but he had expected an through all we must ex- he added Mr Lloyd George sa'id that the sian all brave and patriotic knew that the enemy in the Riga region involved the fate of the the fruits of which they would do their best to Under the Russian leaders were repairing the machine which had broken down and he was confident that in the end they would succeed I am concerned about the went not the fect which failure of the Russians Will have on the war but the have on the cause of D the It took a long said Mr Lloyd for oppressed people to gei accustomed to freedom as it did for free people to get to op- pression thing he continued attempts to sow dissension between our allies and the allies west failed Germany only decided to invade Russia with the sword because all her other method's and machinations The premier said he repudiated with scorn the that England wae responsible for the war drew the sword in of her pledged he declared Far from being despondent about the crisis in the eastern Mr Lloyd George said the people should look forward to Russia with because she would recover and play a game part yet the was over in saving world fiom Prussian domination as may be the clouds in the Russian he is shine on the banners of the allies in all other theatres of Germany maj boast ner victories in the oast against unresisting but she has her reply in the success of the allies in the west and especially the success of the who has now come into the has never known on this she with hei will triumph her foe all there reasons I ask you to be ot si out heart There may be stony paths lo but we will them Our foot paths may be Associated Although the Austrians apparently still retain a precarious hold upon Monte San their last re- maining mountain stronghold east of the end is in sight for them in this according to Italian belief General Cadorna's report today shows the Austrians still resisting desperately but staggering under the heavy losses which the incessant Italian pressure of the last few days has been inflicting This pressure is being maintained and is becoming de- the commander ing forces announces The Italian reports are invariably conservative and it has been noted that General Cadorna has a habit of withholding an announcement until he is sure of his ground The confident tone of today's communique from is considered According to the strategical experts General Cadorna has only to obtain a secure hold upon Monte San briele to give him complete dominance of the plateau and the country far to the making it possible for him to push his way into the valley and drive a wedge between the two Austrian virtually isolating the ern which directly bars his way to Triest Several times the San Gabriele peak has been in Italian but the Austrians have battled desperately for this vital position and each time surged back again There has been no let up in the Italian and it now seems as if the decisive phase of the battle has been reached The continued retreat of the sian armies has not yet caused the Russian authorities to fear for according to current but it has for one thing had the effect of weakening most of the radical elements in the capital to the necessity of ing Russia's powers of resistance Their newspapers are now urging the dropping of internal political enforcing discipline and a united front th eenemy The retreat of the Russian armies apparently is but ters between the rear guard and the German advance are now beginning to be reported This may indicate that the Russians are approaching a line where they will attempt to offer re- sistance There is comparatively little ing except for artillery and raiding operations on the Franco-Belgian front German air raids on hospitals behind the lines in France are con- In their latest exploit of this nature the aviators picked out camps in a coast village manned by Americans Unofficial despatches from the front announce that an of- ficer of the American army medical corps was killed and three others were Wounded in this attack five Americans were among stricken of the rank and file wounded Tvo other persons besides the American officer were the victims being in the ranks German Uhlans In Pursuit Sept German cavalry has been In ful engagements with Russian rear guards at points as far as forty miles to the east of m following up the retreat of the Russians ward from the lower army headquarters announced today Americans Killed LONDON Sept Germans yesterday an aerial attack upon the American hospitals occupied St Louis and Harvard contingents in a coast village one of the American army medical soldiers and wounded UUPC others Associated NEW Sept of decreases of from ten to twenty per cent in the number of students at eastern colleges this fall due to the war have been made from the tration lists and number of under- graduates from each college who are known to have according to an announcement made here today In some instances the reduction will be so great that a curtailment of courses has been deemed advisable At New York which had an enrollment of about last between and are expected this fall Fordham University expects a de- crease of at least 10 per cent in ents About 20 per cent of the upper have enlisted The incoming of a large freshman class at Columbia University is ex- to make up for losses through in the upper classes New courses in military science will be offered at Columbia this yeai At Princeton registration figures show a probable decrease in the jer of students of about a while at Harvard indications are that the reshman class will be about normal size The at Harvard ast year was which it was saul might be reduced this year by At Yale the authorities are expecting the smallest registration in a decade Probably not more than students vill be in attendance when the fall term opens as against a normal year oE about Hundreds of upper at Yale already have or been drafted while a de- crease of 200 of men is expected At Cornell University it is said preparations are being made for only about two-thirds of the Usual POST MORTEM REVEALS MURDER Widow of Millionaire Was Shot While Taking Drink at a Spring Associated Press 5 Sept A post mortem examination of the body of Mrs Maude A widow of James C late Chicago whose death resulted from a bullet wound near N August in- that Mrs King was in the opinion of Coroner Peter M Hoffman The examination was con- ducted late last night by order of Judge Kersten of the criminal branch of the circuit court The verdict of the examining entrance of the wound was about two inches forward Of the ter of the behind the left ear It showed no signs of burns nor der indicating that the ver was a considerable distance from the head when Mrs King's death occurred early in the evening of August about two miles from after with Gaston B her counsel and business A Bingham and Alfred a brother of had started for an automobile ride The shot WdS when she and Gaston Means had left the car and stopped at roadside spring to get a drink Ernest negro testified at the Concord inquest that he had been ordered to take the car some distance back on the road when the party at the PENNSYLVANIA GETS MORE ROAD MONEY Renter's corresponded British headquarters in France telegraphs day i on Page Sept resignation the Ribot ministry was decided I upon unanimously after a cabinet meeting this morning President Poincaire has asked the premier i and his ministers to withhold their i resignations until the i and the mergers of the chamber of deputies have returned to Paris j The presidents of both chambers i have been summoned to Paris bv i telegraph Associated Sept ment of to the states from government funds to aid m the con- struction and maintenance of rural post roads in accordance the aid roads was announced day by Secretary Houston of the de- of agriculture for the year ending June 1919 The law calls for apportionment of for 1020 and for 1921 The amount to the various states for New sylvania and Vermont 128 This is the third apportionment under the IVILL AT COST OF Associated Sept com- mandant of the arsenal announced today that the war ment had apportioned six million lars for extension of the plant and installation of machinery to meet war demands Four thousand men will be put on the job at once and n is expected to complete the work some time next spring MONEY TO Feel Sure Documents Taken in Raids Will Reveal Startling Disclosures WET OR CONSPIRACY WAS NATION WIDE Every Possible Effort Was Made to Hamper U S in Its Preparations Associated Sept and disclosures made to officials here n connection with the seizure of 1 W W documents the country it vas said that there has existed or some time a acy to hamper the government in most conceivable way in ug on the war Opposition to the draft burning of some of the so-called labor disturbances and attempts to curtail production in war reports wore all part of the same alleged conspiracy whose prime ive was thought to be the crippling of the government's activities in every possible short of ence with military and naval The investigation begun by the eral grand jury at Chicago in ion with Wednesday's raid on I W W offices throughout the country will into all phases of alleged Ten thousands of checks and other in the possession of federal authorities will placed be- ore the grand jury at Chicago or other grand juries which later may ramifications of the alleged It was intimated today that the theory is that alleged conspiracy was entered into in although its operations extend o virtually every section of the United States In the light of reports recently made o officials the numerous in- stances of opposition at widely tered points to the draft law were part of the general alleged conspiracy and were prompted by virtually the same set of men in almost every in- accorded through a large ber of lieutenants Burning of wheat and attempts to bum spruce forests in the Pacific it was thought were but another phase of the alleged conspiracy Dozens of sporadic attempts to cripple war in- by strikes and acts of violence are regarded as a third phase of general alleged conspiracy tion of articles designed to create anti- war sentiment or anti-ally were a fourth it is thought The entire investigation will bn conducted under the personal super- vision of William C assistant attorney-general who will make daily reports to Attorney-General Gregory the money from to finance the manifest activities of the movement undei investigation is a subject into which the grand will devie deeply it is point to a German lund from which money was lavishly supplied for work of alleged conspirators United States attorneys m many the country were making a minute study ol taken in the lecent raid Mr Fitts declined today to comment on the federal activities in tion with the I W W raids further tban to say that reports from all tions were SOLDIERS KILL BY Sept were received here last night of the defeat and practical annihilation of a body of 100 soldiers in an encounter with bandits near Villa Garcia Only a few wounded soldiers according to report The soldiers were acting as a train escort from San til lo and Monterey IS ix SIZE Sept budget com- of the chamber of deputies have commenced an examination of tlic war credit demanded for the fina three months of 1017 The total amounts to the since the war began I THE I It is an old saying that no question is ever settled until it is settled right Compromise or the choosing of the lesser two evils only prolongs evil itself Thus we find two great forces in the and struggling today simply because will not compromise with Evil In Pennsylvania the accepted law of the State vests the granting of license to sell in the discretion of the court Until it is licensed the saloon is an outlaw The license simply legalizes the outlaw The license is merely a compromise with Evil The aim of all good government is the destruction of out- lawry The constitution of the United States puts it establish insure domestic provide for the common promote the general welfare and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our The whole influence of the liquor traffic is opposed to this aim of government The saloon is also a curse socially There is no tion in existence and there never has been that has wrecked so many happy homes as the saloon It tears apart husband and converts marital vows into of sends the husband to the wife to the wash tub and the children to institutions of charity Such is the ex- of every community touched by Booze Primaries for the choice of an associate judge will be held in this September 19 Will the wise citizen seek to place in this responsible office a man who has a keen of his obligation to the people who elect and the fundamental claims of the Constitution that he will swear to and who has the highest courage to live up to his highest and best convictions concerning good ment If the liquor traffic is the greatest menace in our as has been frequently asserted by leaders who know whereof they then will not the good citizen place its destruction second to no other not even to kaiserism The time has to strike There can be no compromise with booze MAY REFUSE TO VOTE CREDITS FOR THE WAR German Clerical Center Party May Cause Trouble in the Reichstag Sept The statement that the German foreign secretary Dr von is in favor of a negotiated Is made in a despatch to the furter Zeitung from Vienna which city the secretary recently i o o Sept The Center in the German it is understood from reliable German in order to prevent the tive in the movement for ary reform from falling InU the lands of the will back up firmly the declaration Mathias the party intends ing before the says Renter's Amsterdam ent The party il is con- templates a to vote iho credits if its demands are not acceded to In his declaration it is believed on- the same will demand the immediate tion of a government responsible to the reichstag and will thai itself shall decide the question of its allegiance WOULD OPEN JHE RIVER TO WARREN Association Hard Work on Plan to Make Allegheny Navigable at LETTERS ARE READ AT GENERAL'S TRIAL Russian Charged With Treason Said to Have Been by Kaiser Associated Sept 6 At today's session of the trial oi eral former who is accused of high much time was devoted to between the defendant and Prince designed to show their intimate friendly relations and to the testimony of the former ister of interior Makaroff and a certain Colonel Eremin Both Makaroff and told of having warned about alleged suspicious acts of Colonel Eremin testified that he told the de- fendant that while in lin received much attention from Em- who frequently invited him to breakfast and dinner The witness said that was not saying that there was no proof against Colonel MORE NEW YORK TROOPS GO SOUTH WASHINGTON Sept Forecast for western i Partly cloudy and warmer Saturday probably showers and gentle southeast to south winds 45 lowest since 6 p highest 60 NEW Sept for the movement of additional units to the southern training camp at S C were expected to be received from the war department according to officers of the National who said had been informed there would be a in the sending of soldiers south The general understanding in tary circles today that some of HIP will entrain each day from now until the entire command either is at the training camp or on its wav there This would it was that the soldiers would go south at the rate of about a the first units under this arrangement probably leaving tomorrow A total of officers and men departed fiom New York yesterday for tho camp conditions were not for the sugar and corn crops in the Union of South Africa in the last year The corn crop will be 10 per cent below due to a much increased the sugar tion will slightly exceed the totals of other Sept for a monster demonstration and mass meeting at in which the entire Allegheny Valley will pate are being worked out by tho Allegheny River tion in connection with its annual vention scheduled for tember 29 Efforts are being made to have every Chamber of Commerce or Board ot Trade between Pittsburgh and N represented at en turn On the afternoon of the day all visitors will be with a free steamboat excursion Tarentum Lock and Dam No 3 The boaft will pass through the lock and a government engineer will explain its value in making the river navigable for heavy H is the aim of the Allegheny River Association to hold a in connection with its ing that will properly commemorate Secretary of War's decision all low or obstructive bridges across the Allegheny River must be razed remodelled When all bridges have been altered to meet the height of 51 feet the river will be open to free navigation by every type of steamers plying the Ohio and and three-decked passenger and excursion steamboats will become common sights in the Allegheny Coal will be transported in barges both up and down tho and the sand business will develop by leaps and bounds The Standard on Page BRIDGE WORKER FALLS INTO RIVER Lifeless Body Was Recovered Twenty Minutes Later a resident of Gladd lost his life in the river at 5 o'clock yesterday afternoon He was employed as a carpenter the bridge but as they were short of men m the concrete he was asked to help out He wak engaged in assisting to push a car oC concrete from the mixing plant the south shore to the third Walking in the middle of the with a man on side of ho was seen to fall backwards slightly to his right His body went over the edge of the walk and into six feet of all so quickly that the other two men ing the car had no time to realize what was transpiring They saw his body just before it struck the and said that he seemed to be ing They say he made a strange noise iust before he fell and whether he suffered a stroke of some kind not is not known He was in the water twenty utes and his body was recovered in six feet of where he went into tho river His body was removed to tha south shore of the where Dr F G Haines worked over him the use of a pulmotor for minutes As soon as the doctor he man he pronounced him but stated that he would make a try with the pulmotor It was a1 hopeless task and the watched in vain for any sign of life This afternoon a post mortem ex- amination was conducted at the state hospital and showed that the man met death by drowning and a death was issued He was a man about 40 years of leaves a wife and three children One son was drowned six years ago at Glade toasters other novelties would make large sates in Brazil if they were reports Consul S T Leg af Rio
Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!
Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 130 million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.
Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!
24 hours a day Monday-Saturday
Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!
"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.
"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.
"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.