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Warren Evening Times (Newspaper) - August 29, 1918, Warren, Pennsylvania 4.416 Times IB -a member of Audit Bureau of circulation fies its WARREN EVENING TIMES THE ONE PAPER IN MOST ONLY PAPER IN MANY HOMES only in ren county that its circulation figures etch day To should speak louder tkan words VOL NINETEEN WARREN PA THURSDAY AUGUST 1918 PRICE TWO JiVE ENTERED AMERICAN TROOPS WIN IN STRUGGLE LULL IN DRIVE ON RUNNING GERMANS Whether Enemy Contemplates a Temporary Stand Upon East Bank of Canal Du Nord and the Somme River Is Mooted Question That Should Be Settled Within Next Twenty-four Hours SAMMIES CAPTURE TWO HUNDRED PRISONERS INCLUDING OFFICERS PARR INCREASE IX BALTIMORE SYSTEM Baltimore Md August claring that increased wages to em- i ployes and higher cost of materials makes it imperative the United ways Company controlling the street railway systems of this city and urbs today announced effective Oct j 1 an increase in fares to six cents instead of five as at present charged I PURCHASING POWER OF DOLLAR SHRINKS ALMOST HALF TROOPS TO THE BORDER i London Aug 29 p m The Germans are strongly holding the ern outskirts of Noyon Increase in Priee of Food Noted by Department of Labor Washington August chasing power fa in the food i market during the last five years j ias shrunk to 54 cents in ton and Baltimore 57 cents in j Philadelphia 59 cents in New York and Chicago and 63 cents in Sani Francisco according to figures made public today by the Department of Labor j In other words the increase in the cost of food during the five year period was 85 per cent in ton 84 per cent in per cent in Philadelphia 68 an- cent in 69 per cent in j other voU is flred by your people Chicago and -58 per cent in 1 win take every man t have and will Francisco I come over and get you We are The period that saw the greatest through With this nonsense advance in the cost of tood the figures show was from July to July 1918 received here today Gen Humbers however has outflanked the on the Heights of and has crossed the road near and American Soldiers Straining at the Leash on the Mexican Boundary Line Today lowing Outbreak Tuesday Another Exchange of Shots Follows Conference Between Generals Last Night BAKER AND MARCH HAVE TALK INDIANA GOVERNOR IN i A SERIOUS CONDITION Indianapolis Ind August Gov James P Goodrich is in a condition at St Vincent's pital as a result of an automobile accident at nine o'clock last ing in which he suffered several in- juries around the head left his hip bone broken left collar bone and I number of scalp wounds It was stated at the this morning that the Governor had been sleeping all night and was resting easy CHARLTON'S DAILY REVIEW By International News Service Noyon is believed to have been entered by the French no mention of the fall of the city was made in the official statement from Paris today The latest advices had French troops fighting their way into the city The French last night was confined chiefly to the work of the artillery according to the war office Apparently there is a lull in the advance upon the retreating Germans to enable the French troops to recover from their arduous efforts of the past few days Whether the Germans late a temporary stand upon the east bank of the Canal Du and SEDITION PLOT IS REVEALED Upwards of Two Million ters and Other Mailed ments Have Been Seized Under Spy Blow to Obstructionists to the Government's War Program BY SWISS AT By AGENT 13 RADIO to I S Paris Aug Knopka a German been arrested by the Swiss at Geneva for sending girl spies into France to learn the location of the headquarters of American troops The Swiss also thai Knopka was rifling the mail of French soldiers interned in Switzerland NO MORE VOLUNTARY ENLISTMENTS IN THE NAVY OR MARINE CORPS American troops are straining at i I I j i n During this one year period prices j went up 22 percent in San 21 percent in Washington and Philadelphia 20 percent in more 17 percent in New York and 11 Chicago I the leash on the Mexican border daj The foregoing message is an tion of the tension It has been sent to Gen Elias Calles Military Gov of by Brig Gen Cabell U A as the result shots at troops Be- tween 15 and shots were fired at Americans late last night only a I few hours after the Mexicans had ex- SCORES OF INDICTMENTS EXPECTED Chicago Aug United States coup here has revealed a gieat sedition plot Upwards of two lion letters and others mailed ments have been seized under the Spy Act all of alleged seditions a mooted 30 search warrants tion which should be settled within ed to post inspectors the next 24 hours But it is now with United States At- evident that their ultimate torney Chas F Clyne it became tive is the old Hindenburg ine known today ward which they are being driven A body blow thus has been dealt enlistment service Men May However Be ed Into Service at Own Request Washington Aug enlistments in the navy and corps have been abolished for the duration of the war Secretary els announced today He had already suspended enlistments pending the passage of the Man-Power act The secretary made it plain ever that men may be inducted into the naval service at their own re- quest following their registration un- der the new act Plans to permit this being worked out it was said by Secretary Daniels and Baker together with the dent and will be announced ly In all events said Secretary Daniels the navy and marine corps will be enabled to fill their necessary quotas with the same class of men that they were getting under the American and British Along the Vesle local hostile 1 11 j me attacks forced Our outlying pressed profound regrets for hi and j days clash in which two United States mette to retire quiet Counter attacks of the enemy were repulsed in the vicinity of and Gen Debeney has ed to the of Cachy and Court and has ar- at between and Two More Towns Taken By Bert Ford I N S Staff Correspondent With the British Army on the Picardy Front 10 a troops have captured and a little more than four west of Peronne and have pushed their line to more than five miles beyond the old some points In the advance they seized elaborate cement trenches and enormous abandoned by the enemy Prisoners By Earl C Reeves I- N S Staff Correspondent London Aug 3 p m one hundred and twenty thousand prisoners attacks weie repulsed with and two thousand gum have loss to the enemy after heavy ad- been taken by the Allies on the posts established by usi west -i oil of Oppy village were soldiers were killed and many Official j ed London August a nO i More and more American troops Twenty six thousand and more being rushed to the danger point and more than one hundred The outbreak last night followed a guns have been captured by the conference between Calles and Cabell British since August 21st the war at which it was supposed the incident office officially announced today had been closed The generals met The British are maintaining their on a bridge spanning the pressure on the enemy south of the tional line Somme and are advancing eastward One American enlisted man whose North of the Somme the night has not been given out is said to have been wounded last night A machine gunner of the Tenth Cavalry Boiry went to the aid of wounded man firing 18 shots back across the border British posts west of Oppy were Early today all was quiet but slightly withdrawn in the face of jean troops were for instant repeated enemy attacks by the tion my It has been officially reported The text of the official report Washington Our troop south of the Somme maintained their pressure upon the enemy during the night and are ad- wounded The third American death that the Mexicans to lost to obstructions to the governments war program Practically every German and organization a target during the past few months and the use of the mails de- nied them Scores of indictments are expected throughout the country under the act as a result of the evidence by French unite The fierce struggle between erican enemy in the region helcl the limelight of infantry action today The Americans have captured two hundred prisoners including eight STSi Jr the battle to support the hard sed Jagers The importance of the struggle in the vicinity of is fully realized by the military experts who declare that a further advance by the Americans will flank the man forces and force tme out of to have a list of practically every German propagandist and war in the country in their session The search warrants The Socialist part with all ed organizations Industrial workers of the world International radical club and The draft will make this possible PASSAGE OF PROHIBITION BEFORE NIGHT FREELY PREDICTED Only Question for tion Is Date on Going Dry the Des Dames position which filiated organizations are considered practically it is charged that these able to a direct attack thirteen killed and fifteen wounded while the American casualties were three killed one a civilian and 27 eastward occurred last night it being that of North of the as far as i Gatson Reddock a Customs Guard the neighborhood of the night passed quietly on the battle front In the sector astride the Scarpe the enemy delivered strong counter attacks yesterday evening and during the east and south east of east of Boiry and in reports from the Mexican border m- the vicinity of Garvelle American and Mexican officials agree that yesterdays shooting began on the Mexican side of the border and that Mexican Customs guards and were responsible Baker and March Confer Washington August MAN POWER ALMOST FOR PRESIDENT Washington Aug complete agreement on the man-power reached this afternoon when the con- yielded to pleas by Prov shal Gen Crowder and dropped the Penrose amendment providing that no man shall be compelled to exemption but that the question i that the situation is shall be decided upon the facts This was the statement today of a high war department official in com- menting upon second outbreak at tions and scores of individuals named in the search warrants have not only committed the of causing in- subordination disloyalty and have wilfully obstructed the re- and enlistment but have used the mails for the trans- mission of mail matter advocating treason insurrection and forcible re- Washington Aug only question in doubt when the Senate took up the prohibition rider to the Emergency Agricultural tion for final consideration this afternoon was the date on which country is to go bone dry Passage of the rider before night with a wide margin was predicted by the drys and conceded by the Senator Sheppard leader of the prohibitionists said he ed a large number of avowed Wets to vote for the measure if the date for discontinuing the sale of all uor is made July 1 1919 They will be glad if the liquor trade is spared that long IIP said sistance to the laws of the United have the votes to make it It was learned that Secretary er and Chief of Staff March con- ferred today over official reports com- ing from the border They viewed presenting no aspect that could re- sult in international a serious nature difficulties of very western front since July 18th as the result of a repeated the International News hostile attacks today A British The number of prisoners army alone have captured ed by us since the of the it was understood as j u 21st instant exceeds in 000 Germans and between five the same period we have uken over and six hundred guns one hundred guns list 8 i In the recent fighting south and The tactics of the enemy in- of the tanks 1 1 si taken an active on po that the Germans are and have rendered with the idea in View valuable and gallant service in of up all the good operation with the infantry and other weather in their retreat arms Their new line of defense is There expected to be from the Were violent bombardments in the river where it is intersected by of the night on the Somme iho Oise northward to the me and Tortille rivers It remains to be seen ever whether or not Gen is able to execute such a gradual retirement in the face of steady pressure of the advancing Allied armies American Communique in his States concerning the carrying on of the war with Germany The evidence is said to That the Socialist party is ing to raise a million dollar fund with a view to electing ates this fall That from Chicago has ed the raising of defense funds for I W W Socialist and draft ers That direct opposition to the war did not expect the would be program to enlistments the op- vetoed if the prohibition rider was of industries made to read July 1 instead gated ary 1 if we do desire This is another concession and we expect our opponents to seize upon it It was made plain that President Wilson has not asked that prohibition be postponed until January 1 1920 His desire was that it be postponed about a year Drv leaders inter- his remark as meaning a year irom the present or August 1919 questionnaire from the j That persons convicted of sedition and draft law evasion are cared The now requires only the for and encouraged in prison through funds being raised through the use of the mails SPANISH CABINET DISCUSSES SUBS i tended draft Containing a printed PRESIDENT OPPOSED TO RECAPTURE CLAUSE IN WATER POWER MEASURE Fact Becomes Known When House Again Takes Up Washington Wilson is unalterable opposed to the ot the power development j August the ho heliovos it would Fourth Liberty Loan will be for Iv turn over to private was indicated today when a large thermometer upon FOURTH LOAN FOR but no activities on the of the infantry according to French official report part the form n is left for the registrant to claim exemption or Washington and tion already have been shipped to addresses o the and who local boards of thi are missing wm submarine chaser j would have compelled the 209 sunk by mistake or a German The text of the statement was as were made public by the navy department this There were violent bombardments Tno when sunk by the stoum in course of the Somme ship Felix Taussig on August of 200 prisoners west of and the withdrawal of detachments in ches and are reported in Gen Pershing's que for August 28 made prisoners have been taken by from the practically every Several surprise attacks running without lights says an provision that the War Department cd by the Germans in Lorraine were official navy department statement I would dhave embarrassed it or j without result Apparently two shots struck the sub- delayed its French troops made two chaser and it is believed that for the administration ons into the German lines in one shot exploded a depth pagne and back fifteen The chaser sank in about three s utes The night was calm elsewhere nature of the President of the and Speaker Champ Clark of the House before it is to President Wilson for his ture Provost Marshal General Crowder told the committee that he was paring new regulations that would I out the of the amendment without its having to written into law Gen Crowder that the Penrose ent to stand in the would delay the ing of men made liable undor the ex- Questionnaires of Chairman of the House Inter- tions will be marked off on the of the United Treasury building No of- announcement of the total will bo made it was said today until pending revenue legislation is out of the way The campaign it has against u boon announced will start Sept 28 find continue for three Re- ports which have in from the Federal Reserve districts during the past week forecast a LETTER CHARGES DOUBLE DEALING Accusation That Amendments to the Administration Power That Converted Measure Into One Unduly Favoring Interests of ed States Is Made by man Sims WILSON MAKES EMPHATIC REPLY WILL ANNOUNCE FEDERAL POLICY Washington August dealing in the manipulation of to the administration that converted the into one unduly favoring the interests of the United States is charged in a letter to Pros Wilson by Chairman Sims of the House Com- The letter together with Pres Wilson's reply was read by man Sims during debate on the in the House this afternoon Sims demanded to know whether the ident in fact favored the ments put forward as having the approval of the administration The President replied emphatically that he did not I am free to the dent wrote That I did not see the draft of amendments to the Power which were introduced by Mr Merill and his associates after the was first put in the hands of your special committee I do not of them and it is pay earnest that gress will see fit to pass the as it was originally drafted and provisionally agreed upon in our in- formal conference The Mr Merrill mentioned in President's letter is O C Merrill Chief Engineer of the Forestry Bureau of the Department of cultural who first handed the posed amendments to Chairman Sims with a letter approving them signed by Secretary of War Baker Secretary of Interior Lane and of Agricultural Houston President Wilson's letter to man Sims confirms the belief of those close to the White House that the president is preparing soon to announce a policy of Federal de- velopment of the water power re- sources of the United States Passage of the with the by Chairman Sims would have tied up practically all water power sites in private hands for an indefinite period The in its original form would mit the government to take over leased water power sites at almost any time desired interests in tho nations waterpower ho IULS re-falling of all these questionnaires and the printing of new ones The action of tho in ping the Pen rose amendment This known today when tho again took up v ith indication of a hot fight over the the full of administration influence ar- day MISS RANKIN VOTES BEHIND the lie by the War Department this the war office announced is some It of Section of the Aisne our troops in with the French advanced to the railroad west of and captured 200 prisoners WOUNDED YANKS BROUGHT BACK THK AUK votes behind Dr O M Landstrum Jni Washington August can troops Paris Aug Continues by the Allied armies until The i German brutes are completely usted is predicted by Henry Bidou French military authority as a result of the steady influx ot President Wilson is known to doubt that the United States can embark upon such enterprises at this time because of the tremendous it would entail He is thought to look upon water power as a measure that will tide the country over until peace times leaving the hands of the free for any action deemed advisable at a later date Tf rhp finds sufficient support for Federal operation of all resources on the ern trip he considering he is ex- to announce the new policy at that time He has been urged to bv private interests i adopt the policy by Secretary of War Baker and Secretary of the ury who believes the water power should be operated un- der Federal control in conjunction with the electrified railway of the future Chairman Sims in an eight letter told the President the history of pending water power lation The original prepared by us opponents in the would require the 01 nine nt to a waterpower on a government owned site it its not cost instead of at a BIG TOBACCO COMPANY TAKEN OVER BY PROPERTY Washington August en Property today took over the tobacco firm of H burger and Company New York a corporation 6T percent of i which is owned by Captain Moritz THK Washington Aug cast till 8 p m Friday Penn Fair and somewhat cooler night and Friday the primary race for United States hundred and twenty three sick and the were Senator late returns today show In- form ation from 822 precincts out of indicate that Dr Landstrum polled 15.249 votes against for Miss Rankin wounded soldiers from can expeditionary American savs Bidou Neuburger of the German Navy The as well as our reserves are now ready for action and in a position to firm owns interests in the tobacco Co Hartford Conn O ICi in tho United States during keep continuous pressure everywhere Griffin week ending August 23 the war de- until the German brutes are j Arthur Corey announced afternoon ly exhausted sonville X ia of the Secretaries of War Interior and Agriculture and whose al principles the President was altogether to his liking SI DM said However before the been considered by the special power committee Sims said Engineer Merrill of the forestry eau came to him and asked that be returned that there were Continued on four
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