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r—— ~m 1P_3 You can find the position which you ought te have if you go about it in "the classified advertising .way." THE ALLIANCE EEYIEW AND LEADER THE WEATHER. Probably rata or taow tonight ani Wednesday) colder Wednesday. Barometer -9.40; temperatnre 87 at 10 a. m.i clear. . ; VOL. XXXI., NO. 130. FOURTEEN PAGES AI2LIANCE, OHIO, TUESDAY, JANUARY 7, 1919. TWO CENTS—DELIVERED 12c A WEEK. I. C. C. U.S. OF jUADS Interstate Commerce Commission Also Against Federal Operation of Roads. GOVERNMENT PLAN IS HELD UNWISE * One Commissioner Dissents and Favors Plan Urged By McAdoo. >r Associated Prasa to Ths Iteview Washington, t>. C, Jan. 7.—Opposition to government ownership or operation Of railways at this time was ex. pressed today by the Interstate Com- marce commission ln a statement presented to the Senate Interstate Commerce committee at Its hearing on railway legislation by Commissioner Edgar B. Clark. '"Considering and weighing ax best wa can all ot the' arguments lor and against tha different, plans," said the report, "wa are led to the conviction that wltb the adoption of appropriate provisions and safeguards for regula- Uona under private ownership tt would not ba wise or best at this time to assume government ownership or operation of the railways ot the country." Tha commission declared, however, 41111.-*% reasonable period of readjustment or preparation" should be allowed before rating uishment ot federal con- ' trot "It seems obvious," conUnued the statement, "that no plan of private "T"H'"1t,tP should ba considered unless It la under* a broadened, extended and amplified government regulation. WMley Backs McAdoo Plan. Commt-r.loner Woolley dissented from tha recommendation against continuation of government control and advocated adoption of Director General Mc- Adoo's suggestion for extension of fed- oral management. -jay commission presented a detailed program of proposed legislation in oaas raflrnsfls ara returned lo private management, providing for strict regulation by tha government of rates, services, finances, security Issues and pooling of facilities, and clarification of doubtful relationship between federal and -lata authority. ■■__■■ The .proposal of tha vahrpeA t*AOUr Uvea to b* praaaatad to Wo&oa^t£/g probably tomorrow- ~~ copa.ta.tAa nission's recommendations, lt waa st&t- today. The executives, however, are, ta advocate even mora regulatory ~ar for tha government than' the don suggests. SERIOUS CHARGE Canfield Man Under Arrest For Assault Upon. Daughter Youngstown, O., Jan. 7.—John Welle Of Canfield was lodged In ths county Jail Sunday afternoon by Richard Mansell deputy sheriff, charged with committing rape on his 14-year-old daughter, Eva Wells. Tho charges were preferred tar the girl's aunt and other relatives, affidavits being sworn to before Mayor Baslnger ot C%n field. The assault was committed on December 21, It ls claimed, when Walls drove his wife and other members from their home, except his daughter Eva. It ls charged he beat her brutally, covering her body with braises and threatened to kill her It she told what had transpired. Some days afterward the girl repeated the story to her aunt, who filed charges with the mayor of Can- . CMC This was the last arrest made v-*\tf<mti\tt T. B. Mlllilten. Wells will be held for action at the grand jury. Feeling against Mm ran high ln Canfield. i£_!_.*_|,.|a «j,rj ij..j_*_j. ♦,—!-,";"I",~ BOY SCOUTS TO PLANT TREES TO HONOR T. R. •$• Efc Wanted Confirmation of Roosevelt's Death The Aaaoclated Presa dispatches are liable at all times. A newspaper pub- shed la this section aad served by another aervlce, called The Review to obtain confirmation of a report received from another source that CoL Roosevelt bad died. "wa want to know if the Associated Press says CoL Roosevelt Is dead.'* Whan Informed that the Associated Press had carried a "flash** on Hs wire lnte The Review office as soon aa the wire opened Monday morning, tbe editor of the neighboring paper was perfectly willing to accept It as the truth. President Reaches Paris. Or Assoelated Press to Tha Review Paris, France, Jan. 7.—(Havas)— President Wilson accompanied by airs. Wilson and Miss Margaret Wilson ar- rlved here at 10:10 o'clock this morning from their visit to Italy. SIXIS WINS BELGIAN CROSS. Merrill Ellis, a soldier In tbe medical corps of the 16th Machine Gun Battalion, ITth division, haa been decorated with a Belgium Croix de Guerre. He - ts well known in this city and hi a son of |ts*/. and Mrs. Bills, formerly of this city. He was a student at Mount Union THl ARTHUR LEATHER SHOP Of CANTON, MAO JUST RECEIVED . _\ DELAYED SHIPMENT OF THE flfgANIEL HAYES CO. GENUINE ■UOKSKIN FINE DRESS OLOVE8 sVwHfCH WERE ORDERED ON JAN. Int, tttS. THESE GLOVES WILL OO OM BALE AT 13.80 A FAIR. ALL SIZES IN BOTH LIGHT AND MED- tUM WEIGHTS. THESE GLOVES ARK NOW SELLING AT WHOLESALE FOR SS.00 A PAIR. ALSO A LOT OF LADIES LINED STREET AND AUTO GLOVES AT A MO DISCOUNT. . LADIES SHOPPING BAGS, VALUES UP TO S1-.50 ARE ON SALB.FORS4.t9. New Tork, N. Y., Jan. 7.—(By • . A. P.)—In order to give perman- a . ent expression to "all Colonel . • Roosevelt stood for to the boys af. of the nation," sixteen thousand troops of the Boy Scouts of A. America, compWIng 440,000 . . members today were instructed . • to plant one or more trees with • • suitable inscription and cere- a. mony In memory of the former .. 4* president, the national council . . Jp of the organization said In a tale- . . A. gram of condolence sent to Mrs. • . 4* Roosevelt at Oyster Bay. CoL • • " Roosevelt, the telegram con- . • tinned, had aided materially ln a a the development of the Scouts •£• and each of Its members regarded him "as their hero." T I i h ...,♦.■.*-,".'I I 1 I M-M- PROHIBITION WIN. IN OHJOSENATE Federal Amendment Ratification Vote Is 20 to 12— Ake Votes Dry. By Associated Press to The' Review Colas-abas, O- Jan. 7*—By a vets of «0 to IS tie' Ohio state Senate today voted to ratify the federal amendment providing for nationwide prohibition. By the same vote the Seaato defeated an amendment proposed by Senator Wright ef Cleveland to submit the resolstloa te a refereadum vote ot the people before It could become effective. Senators and visitors In the Sen* ate chamber applauded when tha vote was announced. It was the first Important action ot the 83rd general assembly. The resolution went to the House where lt is expected lt will be adopted later today Dy an even larger majority. The ratification resolution was introduced by Senator Ugga-t of i-ogan county. Senator Wright, •Tm% Cuyahogra, in ottering an amendment to provide for tna submission ot the resolution to a referendum of tha people before lt could become effective said ha did ao aa a friend et the referndum. He said ha did not.au«*>iion the validity of tne vote on psrjgHUUon in Ohio*last fall. 3S_a Votes Dry. Senatoat voting for the adoption Of the dry gHSBdment were: Ake, Archer, Beebe, Beffy. Buabey, Davis, Demuth. Hopley, Kryaer, Latham,-Liggitt, Lloyd, Milter, Parrett, Patterson, Bitter, Sparks, Stone, White. Whittemore—30. Against adoption: Agnew, Bellow, t, Holden, HoU. Jonas of _-**Ak- tHer, Morris, O'Brien, Snyder, J^ighti-lf. |re "♦Jleveaa-U, Cincinnati and Toledo delegattdne voted -gains*, adop- tlon of the resolution. -;*»'• Defer Vote la Boise, An attempt to suspend the rules in the House to permit an Immediate vote on the federal prohibition amendment failed by a rota of 74 to 41. Highty-three favorable votes . were needed for. this action. The artificatlon resolution, un- der the rules, will go over until tomorrow, when a vote on lt will be taken. Dry leaders say the measure will re- celve more than enough votes and that before tomorrow night.Ohio wlll have been added -to (he list of states that have ratified national prohibition. By Associated Press to The Review Columbus. O* Jan. 7.—Dry leaders predict that tbe Ohio legislature will ratify the national prohibition amendment today by a safe majority ln each bouse. The Joint resolution providing for ratification will come up for action in the Senate among the first things when that body oohvenes at 10 a. __, and dry leaders assert that lt will receive 22 or 23 votes to 10 against Only 17 votes are required far Ita adoption. Ths resolution wss Introduced yesterday by Senator David Llggttt of Logan county. Wet leaders are counting on IS votes being cast against the resolution. Immediately after the Senate has acted, the resolution will be messaged to the House,/where an attempt will ba made to suspend the rules and place tt on Immediate passage. The drys claim SO votes ln the House. Only (I votes are required for adoption. Wet leaders concede -the drys have at least 84 votes, or one more than the number required to suspend ths rules. Should the drys net have enough votes In the House to suspend the rules, the resolution will have to go over for one day before It eaa be acted upon. At 11 olock the two houses will meet In Joint session to witness the canvassing of the vote for Lieutenant Governor *nd other atate officials by Lieut. Gov. Bloom.' It Is understood that Bloom will declare Harvey C Smith, of Zanes- vllle. Republican, elected Secretary mt State, though Democratic Stats Chair- man W. W. Durbln haa announced that Smith's election will be contested ia the courts on the ground that he la not qualified for the office because he did not resign as probate Judge of Muskingum county. The first move toward working out taxation questions Is expected today, when a -Joint resolution providing for the appointment of a bi-partisan legislature committee to Investigate tag subjects and draft legislation, probably will be Introduced ln" the Senate. PRESIDENT CABLES SYMPATHY TO WIFE QF COL JOOSEVELT Mr. Wilson Deeply Regrets- Death of "Her Distinguished Husband.'' EX-PRESIDENT TAFT WIRES CONDOLENCE Queen Mother of England Also Sends Sympathy, to Mrs. Roosevelt. Negro Troops Home. By Associated Press to The Review Maw York. N. Y„ Jan. 7.—The United States transport Louisville arrived in port today from France, carrying 9C4 troops and 673 civilians. Of tha troops 878 are negroes comprising cue* nal companies numbers 1008, 1006, 1068.1069,1070,1071 and headquarters consisting of four officers. Theaa troops will be sent to Camp Mills. Thirteen casual officers and 73 sick and wounded also were aboard. STRICTLY FRESH COUNTRY EGOS, 68c PER DOZEN AT L. M. BARTH CO. . FOR 8ALE—COMPLETE THREE ROOM APARTMENT OF FURNITURE. BARGAIN IF SOLO IMMEDIATELY. P A R T IE S LE A VI NO TOWN, a 8. S3SS. ELiCL RirO, CAM. ADJ. TUN- INO Uf. MttsMIAIMO AT MAIM. * Try Sharer's »1 aiassaa. "£"• By Associated Press to The Review Oyster Bay, N. Y., Jan. 7.—Mrs. Roosevelt received during the night a cablegram of sympathy from President Wilson, dated Modane, which Is on the Franco-Italian frontier reading as fol lows: "Pray accept my heartfelt sympathy on the death of your distinguished husband, the news of which has shocked me very much." This was one of more than E00 tele grams and cable messages which pour ed into Oyster Bay for Mrs. Roosevelt daring the night. They came from private citizens, Rough Riders, ambassadors, ministers. Congressmen, men of all ranks an distinction, and women, too, Usees Alexandra Cables Condolence Alexandra, Queen Mother of Eng land, cabled the following: "I am Indeed grieved to hear ot the death of your great and distinguished husband for whom I had the greatest regard. Please accept my deepest sympathy on the Irreparable loss you have suffered." Taft Wires Sympathy. From former President. Taft came the following, dated Harrisburg, Pa.: "I am shocked to near the bad news: My heart goes out to you and yours in great sorrow. The country can ill afford in this critical period of history to lose one who has done and could In the next decade have done so much toy it and humanity. We have tost a great patriotic American, a great world figure, the most commanding personality In our public life since Lincoln. I mourn his going aa a personal Joss. Mrs. Taft and I tender you our sincere and deepest sympathy." TAX MM UiKENjra cronT Validity of Classification Measure Argued Before . -Supreme Tribunal. By Associated Press to The Review Columbus, O., Jan. 7.—Arguments contending for and against the validity Of the classification taxation amendment were made before the State Supreme court today, hy an Imposing array of legal talent in tha suit brought by W. A. Qreonlund of Cleveland, to compel Secretary of State Fulton to publish tha result of the election and declare the amendment carried. Four distinct questions are before the court. - Two presented by former Governor Harmon aad Rufus B. Smith of Cincinnati, ln support of the classification amendment are the "Shlnn" amendment, which carries wtth lt the uniform rule provision, wah not legally enacted, because the provision was illegal, and that tho two amendments do not* conflict because the uniform rule provision of the ''Shlnn** amendment was not Intentionally re-enacted by the voters, that they voted only on the proposition of exempting real estate mortgages from taxation aad that tha classiflcaatlon and the ''Shlnn* amend- events therefore do not conflict and may be reconciled. Attorneys L. D. Johnson and P. B. 'Dempaey, representing the attorney general's office, and W. & Stevens at Uhrichsville, aipued that the classification amendment ls ln Irreconcilable conflict with the "Shlnn" amendment ea- peclally the re-enacted provision for uniform rule*, and therefore the classification amendment must -all becauso the "Shlnn" proposal received the largest number of votes, as provided by the present constitution. Johnson declared both amendments could not stand aa the constitution could not bave two same numbered ftlalss. Questions asked by members of the court indicated that It was more concerned in the fourth question, whether or not classification and uniform role may not, after all, be reconciled. Neither of opposing counsel, however, aeemed to rely In this possibility. Counsel representing the attorney general's office waa vary positive this could not be done. As the legislature ta awaiting tho decision of the court oa theaa vital tax q-assttons before attempting to draft the various taa laws, lt to expected that Ml early decision will be rendered. The importance of the question to ha decided by the court ana al lasted by the fact tbat Governor Cox was an Interested listener to the argument-. Mayor John Qalvln and City Solicitor Zlelonskl of Cincinnati alao were pros ent, besides many others interested in taxation questions. 85.3 Per Cent of U. S. Wounded Hen Recover. aWJaSsoslstog Press to The BsUsa ' Washington. D. C, Jan. 7.—Of 71414 wounded and injury rasas tabulated ln the American Expeditionary hospitals between January 16 and October If, 1918, toJt peroent recovered and returned to duty, the War Department announced today. The percentage of deaths was 8.8. JUST ARRIVEDI A LARGE SHIP- MENT OF VICTOR RECORDS. GET THEM WHILE THE GETTING IS GOOD. NATIONAL MUSIC OO. Employes of Col. Roosevelt's .Estate Will Carry Remains m To "God's Acre" Tomorrow Simplicity Will Mark Funeral of Former President- Mrs. Roosevelt Asks Flowers Be Omitted—Church Where Services Will Be Held Seats Only 250 Per sons. By Associated Press to The Review Oyster Bay, N. Y., Jan. 7.—With the flags of Oyster Bay drooped at half- mast and Its citisens ln deep mourning over the death yesterday of Col. Theodore Roosevelt, arrangements for the unostentatious funeral services here tomorrow Were being perfected today by members of the family. High ln the air over Sagamore Hall, army airplanes from Hazelhurst field maintained a ceaseless vigil, occasionally swooping down to drop a wreath of laurel among the elms near the mansion. In accordance with the wishes of the former President, as expressed by Mra Roosevelt, the obsequies will bo of almost Spartan simplicity. First, there will be a prayer tomorrow at the house, attended only by relatives. At 12:46 o'clock the Protestant Episcopal service for the dead will be read In Christ church by the rector, the Rev. George E. Talmage. There will be no music, no eulogy, no honorary pallbearers. Mra Roosevelt bas requested that no flowers be sent- Present and former em- ployes of the Roosevelt estate probably will carry the coffin. Burial' will be in Youngs' Memorial ■cemetery—the God's Acre of the old Youngs' farm. Colonel Roosevelt will lie among the fir trees on tbe crest of a knoll - overlooking Oyster Bay cove—a beautiful spot, selected soon after he left the White House. The cemetery waa established as a family burial place by an eld Long Island family nearly two centuries ago. The Colonel will be the first of the Roosevelts to be burled in the family, plot Chare- Seats SS0 People. The quaint church where the services will be held has a seating capacity for only 3.0 persons. Admission will be by ticket. The church recently celebrated Its 200th anniversary. A bronze tablet bearing the names of the vestrymen, Includes that of Theodore Roosevelt, president of the United States. Two pages of foolscap, hung ln cases on the walls, carry the names ot young men of the church who entered the service for the war. The names of Colonel Roosevelt's sons head the list. While the ex-President regularly attended services at Christ church when in Oyster Bay, he was at the time of his death a member of the Collegiate Reformed church of St. Nicholas, Fifth avenue and Forty-eighth street. New York City. At this church he was baptized and later, as a young man, unit- ed ln the confession of faith at its al- tar, as his parents had done before him. Mra Roosevelt ls an Episcopalian and as there ls no Dutch Reformed church In this town, the Colonel attended divine Worship at Old Christ church. Captain and Mrs. Archibald Roosevelt, Congressman and Mrs. Nicholas Long- worth and Mra Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., arrived at Sagamore Hill last night. The Colonel's other sons;—Kermit and Theodore, Jr., are still In Europe. Mra Richard Derby, who was Ethel Roosevelt, now the wife of Major Rich, ard Derby, of the medical corps. United States army, Is expeoted to arrive in Oyster Bay today with her two children from Aiken, 8. C. where she has been sojourning. The major is In France. Oyster Bay Mourns Passing of Neighbor and Real Friend By Associated Press to The Review , Oyster Bay, N. Y., Jan. 7.—Oyster Bay today, mourned Theodore Roosevelt, the neighbor. Reminiscences of Roosevelt the boy, Roosevelt tbe youth, Roosevelt the man, Roosevelt the husband and father, in a family Intimately associated with two generations of the life of this quiet Long Island village, were being told with unconscious simplicity by the vet- •ran citizens of the, town to the strangers who have been coming to Oyster Bay since yesterday In tha hope of obtaining cards of admittance to the funeral services tomorrow at Christ church. Distinguished visitors will find Oyster Bay people regretting not the passing ot a world-known figure, but of insialjr a neighbor known to all here and beloved by all here for his purs democracy as a fellow voter and a fellow worshiper. Perhaps no more sincere tribute to Theodore Roosevelt ls being paid any- where in the-nation today than thia one accorded him by Oyster Bay neighbors who are relating tn unadorned language their own story of tha former President l they knew and loved him. Tha honors which tha rulers of nations are today bestowing upon Colonel Roosevelt in tha form of cable messages means little to tbe Oyster Bay residents In comparison with their awn Ml FLICS HONOR MEHDRT OF HDOSEVELT By Assoelated Psesa to The Review *~TP. Cuba. Monday, Jan. 6.—Cuba's flags will fly at half-mast over all forts, naval vessels, public bandings and military posts on ths island until after ths funeral Of Theodore Koosevelt, tn accordance with a decree Issued by Prealdent Menocal tonight. The decree, ln part, follows: "Ex-President of tha United States Roosevelt to dead. His Irreparable loss Is not a motive of deep mourning tor his own country alone, but also, la tha highest degree, for Cuba, for whose liberty he fought ao bravely on the fields af battle aad wbeas national Independence be, as President, proclaimed and instltutad. His name will remain, hy virtue of these unforgettable deeds, whleh are engraved in tha lisai la of our people, perpetually .united to the history of the foundation and consolidation of our national existence.'* message of sympathy sent to Mrs. Roosevelt sitting bravely In her hilltop home surrounded by those of the Roosevelt children who have been able to come to ber aide at this time. To these residents the Colonel was never a fore- most figure ln American history snd In events even when he waa President and his sons were growing boys. Rooeevelt WM looked upon rather aa A townsman than as a noted statesman. Tales without number were recounted ln solemn recollection today of the town life of the former President. There waa the old German-American tradesman whose store stood as lt stands today ln ths heart of the Village, when "Teddy" aa a boy was accustomed to pass the little structure each day. This elderly citizen of enemy birth but possessing an Americanism aa staunch, perhaps as that of the Colonel himself, entered the Oyster Ray Inn yesterday when ha learned of tho death of the Colonel to demand confirmation of the news which had shocked the world. Informed that what he had heard was true, he collapsed In a chair and gave way to un- restrained emotion. "If he's gone—if he's really gone— I'm through," the old friend of Theodore Roosevelt said. "There is nothing more for. me to live for. If Teddy ls never coming by here again. Teddy- why Teddy used to sic his dog on me when he was a boy." LIGHT AND HEAT CLAIM ATTENTION OF NTH-IONS 50-Cent Gas Is Discussed While Lighting Is Also Debated. STOP USE OF GAS IN COAL FURNACES Only Those Designed for Gas Will Be Allowed to Use This Fuel Take Brshaa Gtaeeee ta Bt-arar. WERE NnypEHT A number of soldiers. Just returned from Franos, passed through Alliance Monday night, on tha Penna Lines, westbound. Ia conversation wtth severs* persons at tha depot the soldiers inquired as to) tha name of this elty. Whan told that It was Alliance, they remarked, that they haa ser red under Colonel Charles C. Weybrecht, whom they remembered aa having bean from this city. The men had been with Colonel Weybrecht at Nantes, Francs, where ha haa bean in command of tha troops and In charge of tbe shipping at tha pert, Tha soldiers spoke ln highest terms of tha colonel aa aa efficient officer and a genial man to -Mat Reds Seize Rima Port. By Associated Press to Tha Review London. England. Jan. 7.—The pc-t of Rima was captured at noon oa Jan- nary 4 by "the Bolsheviki, according to a Bnsslsn wireless dispatch received here today.* "ijyv y PMITB-I OintS FOR OBILL PRESS OPERATORS. STEADY WORK. APPLY BUCKEYE JACK MFO. CO. MS .SE SUP 15 MONETM GEflMANr By Associated Press to The Review Coblens, Germany, Dec. 31.—(Correspondence of the Assoelated Press)— Soap was la such demand among tha Germans tbat American Infantrymen in their march from Luxembourg to tha Rhine used small cakes of it as Indian money ln trading with the civilians of the various German villages. In one instance aa infantryman procured a chic-en for six pieces of ordinary soap about the siaa of individual cakes, supplied guests by hotels la the United States. Eggs are vary scarce ln Germany at this season but if there were any eggs In moat of tha villages through which the Americans passed tbe soldiers could get them by offering a cake of soap for am egg. .fHp Service Far Mrs. Mary Aaa ADes te ae Ceadaetod From First M. B. Church Funeral aervlce tor Mrs. Mary Aaa Ailes. will be conducted from the First M. EL ehurch Wednesday afternoon at two o'clock. Rev. Br. Bat telle McCarty the pastor to have charge. Interment will be made tn tbe family burial lot In Alliance cemetery. Flags at Half Mast a number of flags about-the dry were floating at half-mast Tuesday, as a token of respect to tha late ex- President Theodore Roosevelt among taa flags so noted were thoee at the U. S. postofflce, ths fraternal order of Eagles, several of tha city schools aad at a number of manufacturing plants. ■MOVELTV CUIB OPEN I NO DANCE. PARKER'S COLORED SAXAPHONE VOCAL ORCHESTRA OF COLUMBUS. FRIDAY, *mWU*S0t 10, AT ELL MAC HALL. GENTS $1.». LADIE8 2-0. ' JUST ARRIVEDI A LARGE SHIPMENT OF VICTOR RECORDS, omr THEM WHILE THE GETTING. IB OOOD. NATIONAL MU8IC CO. The lighting and heating problem of the city was a paramount issue at the regular session of tbe City Council Monday evening and a lengthy discussion of the subject took place. Much valuable information as to the existing situation was given. The discussion was opened by Mayor Westover who addressed the assemblage relative to the recent hearing upon the gas question before the United States Fuel Administration, at Washington. "In going before the national officials the Alliance officials had no contractile rights, no legal agreement to set forth because the administration was then and there notified by the East Ohio Gas company tbat the court of our own county had decided against us, leaving us at the mercy of either the Fuel Administration or the Utilities Commission, so we were only able to cry 'calamity* for the property holders and 'humanity' ln behalf of the inmates thereof, which I believe covers the most reasonable cause of action or appeal to such a commission." The Mayor called attention to tbe recent epidemic of influenza, when tbe city hrfl several thousand cases and suggested what it would have meant to the citisens to have the gas supply shut off. This situation, he believed Induced the administration to issue an order to forbid the cutting off of the supply of gas. Continuing the Mayor said** "But It was ^gainst tb« will of the East Ohio Gas company which has notified us that it must and will take it away from-Ob at the expiration of the administration's order. The recommendation _hat we erect an artificial gas plant I believe is good advice from people who know of what they are talking. Are we going to reap benefit by this advice or will we wait until November 1st and then be forced to take electricity st a much bigher price and greater profit or will this city build a plant of Its own and be ready to take care of Itself at actual cost? I understand that lt has been tested and proven that current can be furnished at a profit in Cleveland at three centa per kllowat If that Is so why should we hesitate and accept a seven and a half year tie-up on a 100 per cent proposition based on an abnormal period of war times, and such as we have never seen and never again expect to see? "I would be pleased to see the starting of a plant la this city bat would not wish it without the voice of the people, therefore I am going to beg and hope that you Instruct our solicitor to prepare for a vote on this question, then should the same carry and you appropriate the necessary funds, I will see that the people will not be disregarded as heretofore. And should we have s plant of our own each and ovary locality should $e treated alike, not as lt is today where some bave light and others have not If we can not use all alike let us turn all out and show no partiality. Please consider a municipal light plant. I thank you." General Manager Bonner, of The Alliance Gas A Power company, by request was present at the meeting and was called upon to discuss the lighting aad heating question. He said in part: "The street lighting situation to this—I don't Intend to deny that the service and street lighting, has and is poor. Tha chief source of trouble is with ths incandescent lamps. Tbe only lamp obtainable at this time ta not satisfactory on the same circuit wtth are lights. It is Impossible to keep incandescent lights burning. We renewed fifty lamps In three days. The manufacturers promise to make tha old style lamps again, for which wa have bad an order ln Cor three months. As to an light It to largely a matter of getting someone to take care of them. We will not be able to give a reasonably satisfactory service with the present equipment which was good la Its day and the elty has doubled ln site. I would suggest that the best thing to do is to forget that we have any street lighting system at tbls time and determine what would be a good street lighting system and then tha Alliance Oas A Power company will be glad to make a proposition oa that' basis. Personally will say that we can get the services of aa expert street lighting engineer from Clove- CIVIL WJ.RRENDS BERLIN WITH SPHTICIIS GAINING UPPER HMO; BANKS BARREN Many Public Buildings In Hands of Karl Liebknecht's Followers As Complete Anarchy Is Said to Prevail in German Capital — Rattle of Machine Guns Heard From All Parts of the City—Hundreds Flee Berlin. By Assoelated Press to The Review Copenhagen, Denmark, Jan. 7.— Berlin ls ln a state of complete anarchy and civil war bas begun there, according to the Munich correspondent ot the Polltiken. His information, he says, ls based on telephonic messages from the German capital. All the banks are barricaded and a great number of tbe publlo buildings are in the hands of the Spartacan, or extreme radical group. Thousands of armed workmen of the Spartacus faction, the correspondent reports, are crowding the streets and at several points firing has begun. The sound of machine gun fire could be heard from all parts of Berlin. The message reported the Intention of the government to make an effort to storm the building of the police guards later ln the day and take possession of all the machine guns and cannon there. Dr. Karl Liebknecht, the Spartacan leader, has been seen here and there about tbe city organising his troops for the final fight, which the correspondent says ls expected to begin soon. Hundreds of persons are reported fleeing from the city. The Independent socialists, whose leaders were recently dismissed from the government, are reported to have gone over entirely to the Spartacans. These two groups have issued a Joint proclamation declaring that the final fight to preserve the revolution must now be fought Reporta from Berlin on Monday relayed through Amsterdam indicated a disturbed ixmdltlen of affairs ta Berlin on Sunday due to soother attempt ot the Spartaous -group to obtain control of the city ad thereby uf the central Qagnan ga*&rnment The ultra radiant forces opposed to the Ebert government sallied forth from their stronghold near the district which contained the principal newspaper office gad seised several of the newspaper plants together with the office of the Wolff Bureau, the semi-official news agency. Apparently the government still retained control of the German wireless service for contemporaneously with these reports of revolutionary activities on the part of the Spartacus faction oame an official wireless message declaring that Germany was about to take diplomatic and*mllltary measures against the Russian Bolshevik government for her own protection., The Spartacus faction has maintained close relations with Russian Bolshevik interests, and apparently lt was the presence ln Berlin of M. Radek, a Bolshevik emissary from Russia who had been propagating Bolshevik Ideas ln co-operation with the Liebknecht group that precipitated the Ebert gov- ernment's declaration of a virtual state of war between Germany and Russia. Radicals Stage Demonstration. Fy Associated Press to The Keview Berlin, Germany, Monday, Jan. 6.—« (1 p. m.)—The Spartacus group Is engaged today in a big demonstration against the government. Tens of thousands of followers of Dr. Karl Liebknecht have been parading ln Un- ter den Linden and the Brandenberger- strasse and, as this dispatch is filed, are returning along Unter den Linden. Up to this time no shots have been fired. The Wilhelmstrasse from Unter den Linden to below the Lelpzigstrasse ls packed full of government sympathizers who have been standing there for two hours, it appears to be the government's strategy to prevent the Spartacans demonstrating before the government offices. Hundreds of youths and other civilians in the Spartacan ranks are carrying rifles. Fist fighting has occurred at tbe corner of the Wilhemstrasse and Unter den Linden, where the Bolshevik demonstrators took away their opponents' standards. Spartacan soldiers took a stand In open order In front of the Hotel Adlon with their rifles ready, but there was no firing. The Spartacan marchers, with the exception of tbe workmen frqra certain factories, comprise the scum ot the city and four-fifths of the whole number are bedraggled women and young girts. The American flag has been hoisted over tbe Hotel Adlon. where the American officers' belonging to the prisoner and food commissions are living. The opinion seems general that only a miracle can prevent blood letting before tbe end of the day. Bolsheviki Assist tlebknecht By Associated Press to The Review Copenhagen, Denmark, Jan. 7.— Adolph Joffe and M. Radek, leaders of the Bolsheviki mission to Germany, are in Berlin assisting Dr. Liebknecht and Rosa Luxemburg ln fomenting a Bolshevik revolution. According to advices received here they are believed to be at the police headquarters which is tbe stronghold of the Spar- tacans. Continued on Page 7 NOTICE. HEREAFTER JITNEY WILL RUN OM OLO ROUTE OP BOULEVARD AND SUMMIT STREET. QUARTER HOUR OAR FROM DEPOT FROM 11 TO 6 P. M. WILL RUN SOUTH ON HAINES AMI WEST ON SUMMIT, BACK ON LINCOtN TO MAIN, RUNNING OPPOSITE TO HALF HOUR TRIP. ^ R. W. DUNN, Mgr. "EASY" VACUUM WASHERS AND "Ohio Tueo" Cleaners. Jno W. Rose, tt So. Arch. 0.8.S-36. EAQLEA—TUESDAY NIOHT AT 7:S*V INSTALLATION. LUNCH. ' STRICTLY FRESH COUNTRY EGOS, Me PER DOZEN AT L. M. BARTH CO. REPUBLIGAf. SUP FOR NATIONS' LEAGUE By Assoelated Presa to The Review Washington, D. C, Jan. 7.—Discussion ot various aspects of tbe peace question was resumed by the Senate today when lt convened after having adjourn- ed yesterday following the receipt of news of the death of former President Roosevelt. Senator MoCumber of North Dakota, Republican, bad 'prepared an address supporting the lasagne of Nations plan. The Senate alao awaited with Interest an address by Senator Hitchcock of Nebraska, chairman of tbe foreign relations committee, on tbe administration's attitude toward Russia. Senator Hitchcock conferred several days ago wtth State Department officials and his addreas was expected to answer questions recently asked by Senator Johnson of California, at the time he introduced a resolution asking the State Department for Information as to America's relations with Russia. CIRCULAR INT Will Feature the Last Day of the Open Season For Fox. Salem, O., Jan. 7.—Tha last day of the open season for foxes will ha celebrated by a big circular fox huat to include all of Center and a part of Hanover township to take place Thursday. Tho start will ba made at 11:00 o'clock a. m. and tha lines will center at the county infirmary. Foxes ara said to be vary numerous in this territory aad nightly commit depredations oa chicken roosts and sheepfolds. Several hundred people are expected to take part ia this hunt, who live inside the proposed circle. SEGRETARY OP STATE MAY FACEJ CONTEST By Associated Press to The Review Columbus, O., Jan. 7.—Lieutenant Governor Earl D. Bloom, before a Joint session of the two houses of the legislature meeting to canvass the recent state election today declared Judge Harvey Smith ot Zanesvllle, Republican, elected secretary of state over William D. Fulton, Dmocrat, of New- arir. The lieutenant governor declared that he could not go back of tbe official returns, but ln a statement called attention to the fact that the law provides that a judge cannot be a candidate for an elective office. As Judge Smith failed to resign as probate .uiige of Muskingum county belore being elected secretary of state, the question Involved would have to be settled by other agencies, tbe lieutenant governor declared. Following the formal action of the legislature ln declaring Judge Harvey Smith of Zanesvllle, elected secretary of state. Secretary Fulton was said to be prepared to appeal directly to tha supreme court for a decision. Fulton bas been advised that an elector may appeal an election contest directly from the canvassing board of tbe general assembly to the supreme court for final decision. This will not be ln tbe nature of a suit but a formal appeal from the ruling of the lieutenant governor as head of the board authorized to canvass tbe vote of state officers. SALEM SCHOOLS Embarrassed As To Finances and Mast Have Help of Legislature Or May Close. Salem, O., Jan. 7.—Unless the Isg- lslature comes to tha rescue tt to feared Salem schools will have to close. Tha financial condition for Salem schools Is In a vary bad condition at present and no money la available. JUST ARRIVEDI A' LARGE SHIP- MENT OF VICTOR RECORDS. GET THEM WHItE THB. GETTING IS GOOD. NATIONAL MUSIC CO. NIGHT AT LUNCH. EAGtES—TUESDAY 7:3a INSTALLATION. RIO BEEF RICKARD. BOIL, 12 1-2o. B. J. NATIONAL MEMORIAL FOB EX-PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT By Associated Press to The iteview Oyster Bay, N. T., Jan 7.—National memorial services for Theodore Roosevelt may be held ln New York or Washington on some date after the funeral, lt waa Intimated today by Captain Archibald Roosevelt ln discussing requests that national honors be accorded to the former president here tomorrow. SEEKS DIVORCE. A petition for divorce was filed In Canton today try Lucille Byrnes agalast Charlea Byrnes. The two were married In 1»1S ut Alliance and now reside here. The grounds for divorce are non-Support and extreme cruelty. Attorney EL, P. Speldel represents the plaintiff. LOST—Black silk watchfob wtth Jr. •IT. O. U. A. M. charm aad pin on it, between Lyric Theatre and 220 West Market Finder please call O. 8. 3062, Reward. FIVE ROOM FURNISHED FLAT ON MAIM'STREET TO ■ RESPONSIBLE PARTIES. FOR FURTHER INFOR- MATION CALL BEtt PHONE 1037-L. SEE B. J. PAGE 14. RICKARD'S AD ON ■ ■ ■ :/-;'^.' .a-"- Ift__m\ eifa—tt- lirii-iiiffti-'-si' a—4—^x——i—-Ai*>x.,»..o.i.»^-j.-«.-«.-*-.,
|Title||The Alliance review and leader. (Alliance, Ohio), 1919-01-07|
Stark County (Ohio)
Mahoning County (Ohio)
|Date of Original||January 7, 1919|
|Submitting Institution||Rodman Public Library|
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THE ALLIANCE EEYIEW
Probably rata or taow tonight ani
Wednesday) colder Wednesday. Barometer -9.40; temperatnre 87 at 10 a. m.i
. ; VOL. XXXI., NO.
AI2LIANCE, OHIO, TUESDAY, JANUARY 7, 1919.
TWO CENTS—DELIVERED 12c A WEEK.
I. C. C.
Interstate Commerce Commission Also Against Federal Operation of Roads.
IS HELD UNWISE
One Commissioner Dissents
and Favors Plan Urged
>r Associated Prasa to Ths Iteview
Washington, t>. C, Jan. 7.—Opposition to government ownership or operation Of railways at this time was ex.
pressed today by the Interstate Com-
marce commission ln a statement
presented to the Senate Interstate Commerce committee at Its hearing on
railway legislation by Commissioner Edgar B. Clark.
'"Considering and weighing ax best
wa can all ot the' arguments lor and
against tha different, plans," said the
report, "wa are led to the conviction
that wltb the adoption of appropriate
provisions and safeguards for regula-
Uona under private ownership tt would
not ba wise or best at this time to assume government ownership or operation of the railways ot the country."
Tha commission declared, however,
41111.-*% reasonable period of readjustment or preparation" should be allowed
before rating uishment ot federal con-
' trot "It seems obvious," conUnued the
statement, "that no plan of private
"T"H'"1t,tP should ba considered unless
It la under* a broadened, extended and
amplified government regulation.
WMley Backs McAdoo Plan.
Commt-r.loner Woolley dissented from
tha recommendation against continuation of government control and advocated adoption of Director General Mc-
Adoo's suggestion for extension of fed-
-jay commission presented a detailed
program of proposed legislation in oaas
raflrnsfls ara returned lo private management, providing for strict regulation
by tha government of rates, services,
finances, security Issues and pooling of
facilities, and clarification of doubtful
relationship between federal and -lata
The .proposal of tha vahrpeA t*AOUr
Uvea to b* praaaatad to Wo&oa^t£/g
probably tomorrow- ~~
nission's recommendations, lt waa st&t-
today. The executives, however, are,
ta advocate even mora regulatory
~ar for tha government than' the
Canfield Man Under Arrest For Assault Upon. Daughter
Youngstown, O., Jan. 7.—John
Welle Of Canfield was lodged In ths
county Jail Sunday afternoon by
Richard Mansell deputy sheriff,
charged with committing rape on his
14-year-old daughter, Eva Wells.
Tho charges were preferred tar the
girl's aunt and other relatives, affidavits being sworn to before Mayor
Baslnger ot C%n field. The assault
was committed on December 21, It ls
claimed, when Walls drove his wife
and other members from their home,
except his daughter Eva. It ls charged he beat her brutally, covering
her body with braises and threatened
to kill her It she told what had
Some days afterward the girl repeated the story to her aunt, who
filed charges with the mayor of Can-
. CMC This was the last arrest made