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When c!-i-s«!ried sdvertlitng esn •erva- yon, p'-ipl'sj It iirsimiitly. II yo" have proper!} to ««*ll. either resl eMste or ehBtl'l", the little adi mand oot a« tried and te«led -salesmen. If yon wast a poiltlon, the cla«<lfletj ad< hsre so established record oi* nork finders. ALLIANCE REVIEW* 1NTI I.RATiRD m AND LEADER THE WEATHER. probably tonight snd Toes* day, Uttls change in temperature. Bar- o-aster, Mitit temperature 64 at 10 a. m. partly eloady. Easterly winds. VOL. XXXIL, NO. 245. TWELVE PAGES. ALLIANCE, OHIO. MONDAY, MAY 17, 1920. THREE CENTS—DELIVERED 15c A WEEK. * REPARATION GERMANY WILL BE REQUIRED TO PAY IS PLACED IT 120, This Sum Represents Approximately $30,000,000,000 and It Is Understood Germany Would Be Permitted to Issue Bonds Covering Her Indebtedness to the Allies Payable In Annual Installments. *> (By Associated -pressi PARIS, -lay 17.—It Is understood In official circles here that the Anglo- French conference at Hythe, which closed yesterday decided that the sum total which Germany should pay aa reparation would be fixed at 120,000,- 000,000 marks gold (approximately $30,000,000,000). It Is also understood that lt was decided Oermany would be permitted to issue bonds covering her indebtedness to the allies, payable in annual installments. Such action lt is pointed out, would enable France to discount a part of her claim on Oermany and permit ber to settle her debts to the United States and the allies. These de- III IRELAND TO clslons, together with the action taken postponing the Spa conference with the dormant) to June 21, comprise the definite conclusions reached by the French and British premiers and their advisers, according to the understanding here. A special conference of the allies will be held at Ostend to consider financial questions among the allies. It Is stated. This meeting will be Independent of the League of Nations conference at Brussels. The dates of these conferences remain to be fixed. The decisions thus reported have been favorably received in French circles. While the total amount to be paid as reparation is much lower than the figure France desired and Is still further short of the amount declared to be required to restore the devasted regions and pay for other damage lt is pointed out that 66,000,000,000 marks In gold which is figured as France's share would be equivalent at the present rate of exchange to nearly 240,- 000,000,000 francs ln French' paper. This, it is felt, could hardly fall to satisfy French public opinion. »> (By Associated Press) CORK. May 17.—Two thousand troops from England were landed at Bantry on Saturday and Immediately distributed throughout West Cork where they will be stationed at points five miles apart. Troops to the num- ' ber of 150 also arrived at Skibbereen. They commandeered several buildings there, including tho town hall which was made their headquarters. Thomas Johnson, the acting secretary of the trades congress declared at a labor meeting in the city hall here yesterday that the workers of Ireland had So Intention of establishing such a ■ republic us that ln America, where the very Idea of personal liberty was unknown, he said, and where men and women were sentenced to long terms of Imprisonment for daring to say that America was not a land of freedom. ENGAGING IN RIOTING. (Hv Associated Press) LONDONDERRY, Ireland, May 17. —Rioting last night between nationalist and unionist mobs was even fiercer than Saturday's fighting. Bottles, bricks and pistols were again freely employed by the combatants and many more shop windows were broken. Groups of men and women In the unionist quarter of Fountain street and similar groups In the Sinn Fein quarter ot Bridge street followed an exchange of party cries with stone and bottle throwing. Then more than 100 revolver shots followed, rn addition to the killing of a former soldier, three others were wounded. Armed and masked men who held Carlisle bridge as a sort of "no man's land" Saturday night, took possession again Sunday night and there was Indiscriminate revolver shooting. Nationalists who previously had used the bridge to reach the water side were compelled to employ row boats. MRS. CARRIE JEWELL DIES FROM EFFECTS OF Mrs. Carrie JeweJ, age 21 years, and a bride of but six months died at Best Station today from the effects of a burn when her clothes caught fire while cooking breakfast about one week ago. The woman ran from the house with her clothes ablaze and was so seriously burned that death resulted this morning at 8 o'clock. The deceased was a well known and dearly loved member of the younger people in that community. Mrs. Jewell was married last November. DANIEL. LET CO VERBAL BROADSIDE AGAINST TIF NAVY STAFF ADVOCATES (By Associated Preas) WASHINGTON. May 17.—Secretary Daniels today let go a verbal broadside against the advocates of a general staff for the navy, declaring that they sought to "Prussianise" the nevy department and make the civilian secretary a "rubber stamp." He told the Senate committee investigating ths navy's conduct of the war "that one of Rear Admiral Sims' chief objects ln writing his letter of January 7, and bringing about this investigation was to curtail the power of the secretary and remove the navy, so far as possible from civilian control. "Running like a thread through most of the evidence that haa been given before the commute had been advocacy of the general staff for the conduct of the American navy and elimination ot civil- Ian control" said Mr. Daniels. "Some of the officers have frankly avowed their advocacy of Prussianizing the navy." "If congress believes that civilian control is a great evil," said Mr. Daniels, "If lt believed that the policy which has prevailed since the foundation of our government should be reversed and that the navy should be removed from civilian control, let it follow Sims' lead, create a general staff on the German model and name some von Tlrpltz to rule the navy. Let us have no camouflage about It. Abolish the position of | Secretary of the Navy or provide that some admiral shall fill that post with a seat In the President's cabinet. That would be the frank and open way to do lt rather than to put some Sims* in control of the nas/y. with a nominal secretary as his clerk, messenger boy and rubber stamp. "If this committee desires to raise that issue, to raise that Issue I am per fectly willing to go to congress and the country with it, and let the American people and their chosen representatives make the decision." i» NO IMMEDIATE BREAK . IN PRICES, IN SIGHT (By Associated Press) C3__JVEI_AND. May 17.—No immediate break ln prices is ln prospect ln England, members of the British drapers chamber of trade, who were here today, declared. The trend Is upward rather than downward and the peak has not been reached according to F. W. Cook, chairman of the party of twenty British retail merchants. The party Is on a fifty day tour of America which will take them to the Pacific coast. They spent today ln Inspecting Cleveland stores and Industrial plants as guests of the retailers board of the Cleveland Chamber of Commerce. Wednesday will be spent In Toledo. STUDENTS HELP COLUMBUS, May 17— Inability to keep men employed In local offices at salaries of $»5 a month was largely responsible for the congestion which haa resulted ln an express embargo here which has been In effect three days sifflaials said. Students from Ohio State University have been handling express packages for several weeks but have been unable to keep pace wltb the rush of business. Express company officials aald the embargo may be lifted today. PLANS FOR OBSERVANCE IJMORIAL DAY As May 30th falls on Sunday this year the National Committee of the Grand Army of the Republic have decreed that It be observed on Monday, May 31, and Memorial Sunday be observed on Sunday, May 30. Rev. Battelle McCarty has invited the John C. Fremont Post of the G. A. R., Daughters of Veterans, Sons of Veterans and S. of V. Auxiliary to attend services at the First M. E. church on Memorial Sunday at 10:15 a. m. Prof. W. H. Martin of Pittsburgh, has been .elected to deliver thr) Memorial Day address at the cemetery;"Prof. B. F. Stanton, president of the day, and W. T. King, marshal. The parade will be formed as usual at 8:30 a. m.. May 31, and move promptly after the 9 a. m. intenirban cars leave Main street. All organizations intending to take part in this parade, but who have not reported, are requested to have a representative at the next meeting of the Memorial Committee to be held ln the O. A. R. hall Wednesday, May 19, at 7:30 p. m. A general Invitation Is extended to the public to attend the services at the cemetery. REV. CHARLES E, LOCKE IS CHOSEN BISHOP AT METHODIST CONFEHENCE The' many Alliance friends of Rev. Charles E. Locke of Los Angeles, Cal., a former resident of this city, will be pleased to learn that he was elected a bishop at the general conference of the* Methodist Episcopal church, now in session in Des Moines, la. Rev. Locke is a son of the late Rev. and Mrs. W. H. Locke, a former resident of the city. His father was a former pastor of the First M. E. church of Alliance In the early 70's. He was a student of Mt. Union college and a graduate of Meadville, Pa., college,. For many years he has been pastor of the First M. E. church in Los Angeles, having filled a number of other prominent pulpits. He is a brother of Mrs. H. F. Coates of Los Angeles, Cal., a former resident of Alliance. The Rev. Dr. L J. Blrney well known in Alliance and Mt. Union was also elected a bishop. Bishop Blrney has been dean of the Boston Theological seminary for a number of years and upon several occasions has declined to permit his election as bishop, preferring to give his time to the school. Mr. Blrney was a former resident of Tuscarawas county where he was reared on a farm. SHARP CONTEST (By Associated Press) SPOKANE Wash., May 17.—A sharp contest for control between rival groups known as "federals" and "regulars" adde zest today to the Democratic state convention to name delegates to the San Francisco convention and elect a national committeeman. Leaders said thcere were no Indications that an effort would be made to send on Instructed delegation to the national convention and that the fight would center on the naming of a national committeeman. William R. Rustoff of Taeoma Is to be candidate for "federal forces" opposing A. R. Tltlow, Incumbent. I • . a^.on th —NOTICE— Architects and contractors, the Alliance Fraternal Order of Eagles ar* contenfplating making Improvements on their present building. All Inter- please call on the building com- Ittee at 7:30 p. m, Wednesday, May J. W. Richards. W. P. WANTED — YOUNG MAN TO LEARN WINDOW TRIMMING AND MAKE HIMSELF GENERALLY USEFUL ABOUT 8TORE. F. W. WOOL- WORTH 5c A 10c STORE. WHEN YOU THINK OF FLOWERS, THINK OF WIDMER. AND WANTED — BOOKKEEPER TYPIST. ADDRESS BOX M. The government order Issued Monday giving coal and foodstuffs priority on railroads will have no effect on tbe railroads operating through Al liance. The Pennsylvania has been following this course throughout the past two months. The New York Central has also been giving priority to coal and food supplies. The only way in which the order will effect the local companies is the movement of coal to the large Industrial centers such as Cleveland and Detroit. WAGE DEMAND HEARING OF RAIL WORKERS START (By Associated Press) CHICAGO, May 17.—Hearings on the wage demands of two million railroad workers, were opened here today with representatives of the railroad managers appearing before the railroad labor board. A statement signed by the heads of 17 railroad unions was issued declaring that "the question of a breakdown of the transportation system of the nation" rests with the railroad labor board. Both the railroiial managers and representatives of the railway employes expressed confidence that the board would arrive at a just and equitable decision with all possible speed. FARM CLUB TO MEET. The Quaker Hill Farm Woman's club will meet Wednesday afternoon with Lairs- T. C. Morris. The program will include: opening song; devotlonals: roll call, ths best seeds to plant to get the beat results ln flowers and vegetables; reading, Mlas Minnie Van Syoc; song by the club. Other interesting topics wUl be discussed. Musical selection-. POVERTY DANCE. Benefit Jr. O. V. A. M. drum corps, Monday evening. May IT, Ell-Msc ball, Thayer's Orchestra. Come la any- thing old but clean toe) hay* a good | time. BRIEF NEWS ITEMS (By Asaoclsted -wess-s .TOLEDO—Two —-"te _ien die Sunday from drinking woo- alcohol. Federal authorities aiding local police to find source poison. BKHNK—Switzerland Sunday voted accept membership league of nations. WASHINGTON—Sam Gompers. labor leader, issues statement charging that vast sums money being "expended by those seeking political offlce ln the Interests of labor. HOBOKKN—Willie Schlagel, 29 ar rested at Youngstown, Is being question ed by officials concerning murder of Frits Ruechert, wealthy manufacturer. ..POTJUHKEEPSIE—Ls-ri P. Morton 90 former vice president of the United States and former governor of New Tork died Sunday. LITTLE BOCK—Two army officers killed when auto overturns. NEW TORK—Scores of Dutesohsr farmers with families arrive from Rotterdam on way to farms ln west Report .WDfHI_'ECI—Robert B. Glenn, former governor of North Carolina died here Sunday. KOOTF—BBBVAK. Herbert Kootf and Halsn Herman of this city wer united In marriage Men- day at »n'o'clock at the parsonage of the nt. Methodist Bpt-eopol ehureh. Canton, Dr. A. B. Day, pastur, officiated using the ring esr-mony, WANTED—SALESLADIES. APPLY AT NOBLI't SHOE STORE. ENTERTAINMENT AT PAIR.I MOUNT ORANOE HALL, LOTUS CLASS, FIRST REFORMED CHURCH MAY SO, ADMISSION 1S« AND (Be. COAL MINER* WANTED. OOOD DRV WORK. WILL PAY 11*9 per TON POR RUN OP MINI. INQUIRE AT 11 PUBLIO SQUARE. ES1I, NEAR EAST FUND Churches of City Take Up Work of Receiving Contributions, Sunday. ARMENIA IS HELPLESS AND MUST HAVE AID Pledge Cards and Literature Distributed In Shops and Schools, Today. The drive to raise $10,000 in this city for the Near East Relief fund started Sunday with special addresses in all the churches and distribution of pleslge cards to the congregations and to Sunday school studente. It Is urged that every man. woman and child consider lt a personal matter to give to this fund. Doubtless many persons feel that Armenia Is far away and that Alliance has little ln common with It, but ln these days of swift transportation no country ln the world Is remote from another. What affects one, ln time affects another. The influenza epidemic was an example of this. That pestilence orginated in a faraway foreign country, but it traveled until there was hardly a household ln America that was not darkened by its shadow. Armenia, the world's oldest Chrlstaln nation Is now helpless. Its people are plucky fighters and they have suffered enough persecutions to exterminate a less determined folk. Pledge cards and literature telling Armenia's plight were distributed to the manufacturing plants Saturday, and ln the schools Monday under the direction of Supt. B. K. Stanton. Posters were given out to Main street merchants today, and arrangements have been mode with theater managers to run announcements in all of the mot- Ion picture houses the coming week. There will be no house to house con- vass. All organizations, however, will be expected to contribute. The women's societies and lodges have been organised by Miss Mabel Hartzell. The great need existing ln the Near East la emphasized by the local committee In charge, Prof. B. F. Stanton, Rev. Walter K. Roush and R. 8. Kaylor and others associated with them in obtaining this city's quota. They point out that there are 800,000 Armenians, most ly women and children, who are absol utcly helpless and will need tho help of America, at least until this year's harvest Is gathered. Worker- who have Just returned "from Asia Minor say that the situation there Is desperate. One of these worker. Is Capt. George F. Hyde, who as a physician Is accustomed to sights ot suffering but he says in all his experience he has never seen anything to equal that of Armenia's present plight. "The supply of food reaching this starving mulitude last summer was not sufficient even when supplemented by such vegetables as could be raised to keep thousands from starvation. "The assistance given by the British army ln supplying food and the aid administered by the Red Cross and Ihe Near East Relief has been mogificent and heroic and it must be continued in increased measure unless the American people are willing to see another nation; wiped out. piiNFuaniie . IT CRASHES INTO RAILING Patrick Calahan. 629 South Liberty avenue, an employee of the Morgan Engineering Co., is in the Alliance City hospital suffering from a fractured foot and two fractured ribs as a result of a peculiar accident which occurred Sunday afternoon at north approach of the viaduct. Calahan was ln the drive at the west side of the viaduct leaning up against the wall ln the act of lacing his shoe when a motor cycle driven by William Archabold, 404 South Liberty crashed into the rolling ln attempting to make the turn from Patterson street up the viaduct.' The railing was knocked down falling on Calahan and knocking him down. Calahan was rushed to the city hospital where his Injuries were dressed. Archa- bold was not Injured. His machine was badly damaged. STORY OF USOFA LITTLE ARMENIAN WHO BECAME ' WARD OF AN EMPRESS (By Lara Kelly.) This Is the story of Usofa, a tiny Mt of tiuman driftwood caught in the maelstrom of war. Usofa is a little Armenian girl. One day she was a pauper in rags; the next, the petted word of an Empress. The story of her eventful six years, reads like a fairy tale. She was a child of the eastern battle area. She saw her father and mother shot down by the Turks. Terrified, the four-year-old wolf ran to hide and remained there without food until she was found by some Russian troops, who carried her away with them. She soon became a favorite ot the commanding officer, Colonel Oarofstoff, as well as with all the men who pooled a part of their scanty pay to buy the regimental baby new clothes. One day shortly before the close of the war, an aged woman visited the battle front. She went Incognito, and few knew that she was Eugenie, former Empress of the French. While there she saw little Usofa. Her mother-heart was touched. "I will take her back with me", she announced to the officers. Usofa was reluctant to leave her soldier friends and was dragged off ln tears. The good fortune of this child was learned by an official representative of the Near East Relief whleh Is caring for 250.000 homeless orphans ln'Western Asia.- There are thousands of Usofas ln Armenia but only one had a fairy princess America Is their only hope. The political situation now existing ln the Near East makes lt Impossible for any other nation to do the humanitarian work America Is doing through the Near East "Relief. This Is the only relief agenvy operating on that part of ths country, the American Red Cross having withdrawn many months ago, after having turned over its supplies to the Near East Relief. Victims of massacre and deporatlon and their homes destroyed, the survivors about 800,000 of them, mostly women and children, are looking hopefully to our country to extend the helping hand to them until they can help themselves. Alliance Is asked to give $10,000. Shall the cry of "the least of these" which now comes to us. go unheeded? TO COVE TO GAIN RELIEF E Thomas T. Ellis wss granted a divorce today from Annie Ellis on the grounds ot gross neglect of duty and wilful absence for more than three years last past. The divorce was granted by Judge Pontius. The two were married at Birmingham, Ala., ln 1910 and have a daughter Leo Ellis, eight years old. The mother was given the custody of the daughter. Attorney E. P. Speldel represented the plaintiff. The plaintiff until within a few days resided In Alliance and the defendant ln Birmingham, Ala. POUB FIRST HEAT The first heat waa poured today at the new Malleable foundry of the Buckeye Jack Co. The work on the foundry building was started about five months ago. Ths building operations have been pushed through with the utmost speed. BEATS OP DIFAKT. The infant ohlld ot Mr. and Mrs. O. R. Poon of JH0 Willow avenue, died early today from the effects of an attack of pneumonia. The child, Francis June waa I weeks old. The funeral service will be held from the hems on Willow svsnus, Wednesday at I p. m Burial wUl be made ln the Alliance POR SALE—L. 0. BMITH TYPE. WRITER. OOOD CONDITION. WILL SELL CHEAP. APPLY POSTAL TEL-GRAPH. WANTED—10 TEAMS POR HAUL. INQ BRICKS. J. C DEVINE CO. BELL 1M. O. I RECORD ESTABLISHED IN NUMBER OF ARRESTS MADE BT LOCAL POLICE Judge Moore in municipal court today heard 28 cases, all criminal, which ts a record day's schedule for this court. The actions which were beard Included 14 gambling charges, four disorderly conduct actions, 6 cases of Intoxication and several larceny and assault and battery charges which have been postponed. Fines totaling more than $150 were assessed. A gambling bouse located at the Shamrock hotel on Ash street was raided early Sunday morning and 14 gamblers with full equipment were taken. Tables for "crap shooting" and poker have been confiscated by the police. The men were all Greeks and stated through their attorney John Brown of the firm of Diehl and Brown that they had congregated at the Shamrock!Tor an evening's pastime and that they were not professional gamblers. AU paid a fine of $10 and costs. Tbe raid was made about $2.30 Sunday morning- by Officers Blair and Delley. Officer Blair is marked up with having'made 25 arrests on Sunday which is a record for any one paY alman in one day, say police officials. Two colored men werfc arraigned before Judge Moore today, being charged with violating traffic ordinances, both men 'row suspended fines of $5 and costs each. Four cases of disorderly conduct were heard and all were dismissed without costs. Two men from Sebring admitted to having taken a joy ride with two ladies who were married and when they arrived home the husband of one of the women met the party and suggested that they all go for a ride to the police station. Carman Severra living on the Sebring road was brought before tbe court on the alleged charge of grand larceny, it being said that he had stolen a double set of harness from John Bender a jun:. dealer, living on North Webb avenue ln this city. The harness was found ln a fence corner ln three sacks. Several witnesses were heard ln the case and the judge bound Severra over to the grand Jury and offered bond for $500 which was furnished. Six drunks were fined $5 and costs each. Thousands of Cars Tied Up in Yards, at Junctions and Terminals. ROADS SWAMPED WITH BUSINESS Great Need Is to Clear the Tracks of Non-Essential Shipments, Is Claimed. (Br Associated Press) WASHINGTON, May 17.—The nation's railroads, swamped with business and not yet on their feet after the long period of federal control turned hopefully to the government today for relief. With reports from Industrial centers showing several thousand cars are being held up at Junctions and ln transit because of Insufficient equipment and labor the Inter-State Commerce Commission, clother with brood power under the new railroad law, was expected to heed the appeal of the carriers and take charge of a situation admittedly bad. Although desperate efforts have been made ln the last week to clear up the tangle of freight, railroad officials said there was slight hope of early Improvement. The great need at the moment Is to clear the tracks of non essential shipments and open the way for the free movement of the necessities of life. Fear Closing of Plants. • So great Is the traffic congestion, according to reports and complaints from many quarters that' there is immediate danger of wholsale closing of big package plants and the consequent cut in production. Should the commission find, on the strength of reports laid before tl by the railway executives that the emergency Justifies it orders taking over virtually complete control of the movement of freight probably will be Issued today. The first step would be the Issuance of orders for shipment of coal for which Is a crying need at many points, food and perishables. The u-e of cars would be limited to these commodities but railroad men said there were more concerned with the problem of moving and unloading up wards of 200.000 cars that have caused the congestion. The possibility of curtailing passanger service has been considered hy the roads so as to expedite freight movement but officials said this would be done only as a last resort. illAGUILAR MAKES ESCAPE FROM LUTIONISTS;WAS HELD PRISONER DURING PAST WEEK Fleeing General Is Believed to Be Making His Way to Join President Carranza Who Fled Into the Mountains, and Has Not Been Located — Pursuit of Deposed Mexican Head Is Being Pressed by Rebels. CHICAGO COLISEUM IS BEING PUT IN ORDER FOR FELL DOWN FLIGHT OF STAIHS AND INJURED Charles Trump, was severely Injured early Monday morning when he fell down a flight of steps at the home of his son W. E. Trump. Rockhlll and Cambridge streets. The accident occurred at 12:80. Mr. Trump was rendered unconscious. Hs was severely bruised and a nasty gssh cut ln his forehead. Dr. Perry F. King was (-ailed and dressed ths injuries. At noon today Mr. Trump had regained cons- oiousness and was resting comfortably. BIRTHDAT ANIOTERSABT Harold Hunter, was given a delightful surprise Saturday evening at the home ot his parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Hunter, South Union avenue ln honor of his birthday anniversary. Oames snd music were enjoyed and Harold received a number of gifts. Refreshments were serves*". WANTED — ACETYLfcNE WELDERS, HANDY MEN, PRESS OPERATORS, HELPERS AND LABORERS. APPLY TRANSUE A WILLIAMS STAMPING CO. VOST—PAIR OF GLASSES Between Widmeris and Ohio Theatre, Saturday. Reward. Call O. S. 3106. (By Associated Press) CHICAGO, May 17.—The Chicago coliseum was turned over to the Republican national committee this morning and work started immediately on the alterations necessary for the big convention June S. Offices of the committee and convention leaders in the coliseum annex are nearly complete and will be ready for use on May 31, when the national committee begins hearings contests. One hundred and four contests have already been filed, and in addition a half dozen states have elected more delegates than they are entitled to under the convention call, with the result that tbe contest committee will have to eliminate part of the delegations under the contest rules. NICKY FACES CHARGES PF CONTEMPT IN COURT (By Associated Press) NEW YORK, May 17.—Jules W. (Nicky) Arnsteln, faced charges of contempt in federal court late today as the first movo ln what Is expected to be a long legal battle ln connection with New York's $5,000,000 bond theft plot. He must show cause before Judge Knox why he should not be committed ln Jail for failure to answer questions pressed by attorneys for the security companies which instituted bankruptcy proceedings ln an effort to recover stolen securities. On Saturday a short time after Arnsten had surrendered to the police, he was questioned by a commissioner ln bankruptcy but declined to anewer. \ A writ was served on htm ln jail yesterday citing him to appear and answer the contempt charges. Officials Interested in Arnateln's prosecution would not indicate today when he would be put to trial on the Indictment charging him with criminally receiving $42,000 worth of Crucible Steel certificates stolen lost fall. FRUIT OUTLOOK Early Strawberries Killed, Frnlt Pros, pect Looks Fslr. A careful examination of fruit buds made this morning aa to damage by the freezes of Friday and Saturday night, indicates that strawberries which were in bloom have been largely killed. Blossoms not open were not Injured. Fruit, such as peach, pear, cherry and plums have been seriously hurt but it is too early to tell to what extent. The opinion of those who have mode a careful examination Is,' that the fruit crop Is but little Injured. STARK IS IMPROVING. The condition of Captain Stark who was injured ln an automobile accident near Ravenna May 2, is considerably improved. Captain Stark is still at the Alliance City hospital. P. E. HART, AG-NT FOR TH£ RICHMAN CLOTHES, WILL BE AT THE STARK HOTEL, WEDNESDAY, MAY 19. ALL DAY AND EVENING, WITH SPRING 8AMPLES. (By Associated Press) VERA CRUZ, May 17.—General Candido Aguilar, governor of the state of Vera Cms and son-in-law of President Carranza who has been virtually a prisoner of revolutionary forces near Orizaba for the past week, escap ed last night. It is believed he is trying to join Carranza who fled into the mountains near Chalchicomula on Fri day and who, bo far as known has not as yet been located. General Aguilar has with him about 300 of his followers. Pursuit of Carranza Is being vigorously pursued by General Pedro Sanchez and Higeno Aguilar, leaders of the revolutionary forces which fought a grim battle with Carranza's army near Rinconada last week. They have a superior force of cavalry and are searching the mountains for some trace of the fugitive president. General Medina left here today over the Inter-oceanic railway for the purpose ot intercepting Carranza if he attempts to reach the state of Vera Cruz. Defeat Was Easy. Lack of food and water took the moral of Carranza's men so that their defeat at the hands of the revolutionists wag a comparatively easy task says a dispatch from the Associated Press correspondent in the battle zone. He has just been joined by a correspondent of the newspaper El Dictamen of this city who was with Carranza when he fled from Mexico City on May 7 and who witnessed much of the fighting around San Marcos and Rinconada. When revolutionary troops swept down on the capital, Carranza decided to flee, clinging to the idea that lt was necessary for him to reach Vera Cruz and establish his executive path. His trains carried 10,000 men and a large amount of war munitions ln addition to a presidential suite and government funds and archives. On May 8, the Carranza trains reached Apizaco where they were Joined by troops commanded by General Pilar Sanchez. They then pushed on, but soon the engineers reported they could no further because their locomotives were out of water. The troops detrained and pushed on down the road, defeating a force of revolutionists which tried to check their advance. After the track had been cut behind lt, means was found to take the presidential train further toward Vera Cruz and on May 11 it reached San Marcos. Rinconada was reached the next day and there a battle was fought against troops commanded by General Morales which were defeated by the heavier columns commanded by Carranza. Up to this time no word of the revolt of General Guadeloupe Sanchez revolutionary leader ln this state had reached Carranza, but on May 13 this alarming news was received. Later when the town of Algibes was reached, Carranza's -men found the rails cut. No water could be Secured at Algibes and the morale of the soldiers seemed to break, large numbers deserting. On the afternoon of May 13—General Sanchez made an assault on the Carranza army, but just at what seemed to be the moment of victory its attack was repulsed by a counter thrust led by General Murguia. The next day found the Car- raflza men abandoning some of the ground they had held on the previous day and General Sanchez launched a new attack which smashed the Car ranza line and routed a part of the government troops. Take Many Prisoners. More than 3,500 prisoners were taken by the revolutionists who also captured al] of Carranza's artillery and machine guns. It was immediately after this reverse that Carranza fled from the field of battle and succeeded ln reaching the meetings. During the flight from Mexico City there was little for the soldiers to eat and the men suffered terribly from thirst. General Liberado Lara Torrezo, who was wounded In the fighting on May 13 and was later brought to this city for treatment died yesterday. ES WILL MAP OUT PLAN TO FIGHT HIGH LIVING COST (By Associated Press) COLUMBUS. May 17.—District Attorneys Wertz of Cleveland and Clark of Cincinnati, and Assistant District At torneys Morrow of Cincinnati and Ford of Columbus, have been asked to meet with John Pfeifer, fair price commissioner for Ohio, tomorrow to map out cost of living. While In the city, Mr. an uniform plan ln fighting the high Wertz will confer with Pfeifer regarding the Cuyahoga county fair price commission. Mr. Pfeifer will go to Cleveland later In the week to organize the commission there. Observations during the past week, Mr. Pfetfer says, have convinced him that Mr. Hoover's plan for rationing Agar is needed tn Ohio to assure a better supply for the homes. CENSUS FIGURES (By Associated Press) WASHINGTON, D. C, May 17.— The census bureau today announced the following statistics: Manchester, N. H., 78,200, increase 8,137 or 11.6 percent. Alexandria, La., 17,510, Increase 6,197 or 66.2 percent. 8ALESLADIE8 WANTED IN BASEMENT D E P A R T M E N T. APPLY 8PRINO-HOLZWARTH CO. FOR SALE—USED WILLYS- KNIGHT ROAD8TER, IN EXCELLENT CONDITION. MOTOR SERVICE CO. . FOR 8ALE—USED WILLYS KNIGHT ROADSTER, IN EXCELLENT CONDITION. MOTOR SERVICE CO. (By Associated Press) CHICAGO, May 17.—Wage advances should bo granted to many railroad workers to enable them to meet the high cost of living, the Association of Railways Executives declared today ln its opening statement before the railroad labor board. The board began herlngs here today. E. T. Whiter, chairman of the conference committee of Rail Managers of the executives association told the board that some part of the wage demands being made by 2.000,000 railway employes probably would be found to be justified by the rise ln the cost of living. Agreement of the railroads themselves that nt least a port of tho men should have more money Is expected to go far toward expediting e:irly settlement of the controversy which culminated last month In strikes by disgruntled employes. The demands now before the board aggregate more than a billion dollars a year, in addition to a billion slollars advance during the war nnd a $300,000,- 000 advance ln the two years prior to government .control, accorsllng to Mr. Whiter. Ho presented figures to show that the railway payrsill had increased 39 percent of the gross earnings of the roads in 1915 to 53.6 percent last year. DFFICEJJTililO TRUCK LOADS WHISKY (By Associated Press) TOUNOSTOWN, May 17—Joseph Blener and J. W. I.uterman, who say they are United Stales marshals from Pittsburgh, are in Jail here toslay wliilo county officers are holding two truck- loads of whisky, seized yesterday at Berlin Center, near here, whils: being transported from Pittsburgh to Cleveland. The trucks carried 175 cases of bonded whisky and two ciuarts were found in the auto carrying the men who say they aro federal officers. The two claim they were preparing to seize the trucks at "the proper time". They had marshal's badges, revolvers and handcuffs. The seizure was made after one of the truck swas ditched during Its all night run and farmers notified the sheriff here. 10TTIE MILKY Mrs. Lottie McKel-zy, age 47, died at her home nt 820 1-2 East Summit street, Sunday evening. The deceased has been a resident of Alliance for the post 15 years and Is a well known and highly respected woman. Mrs. McKelvy was a member of the First Baptist church of Alliance. She was preceded in death by her husband and children and Is survived by slg brothers and sisters living outside of this city. The funeral service will be held from the home of the deceased on Tuesday at 1 p. m. Friends muy call any time this evening. Burial will be made ln Louisville, O. NO DECISION GIVEN (By Associated I'rese) WASHINGTON, D. C, May 17.— The supreme court failed again today to decide the validity of the prohibition amendment and the enforcement act and recessed until June 1. FATALLY WOUNDED. (By Associated Prs-ss$ TOLEDO, May 17.—Answering a knock at the door of her apartment today, Mrs. Anna Freeh was shot In the breast by a man, who is not yet definitely identified but is believed to be her divorced husband. The woman is in a hospital, where physicians say the wound will not prove fatal. FOR SALE AUTOMOBILE. MAX- WELL COUPE, GOOD REPAIR. CHEAP FOR QUICK SALE. BELL PHONE 187. FOR SALE—FORD TOURING CAR, WILL 8ELL CHEAP FOR CA8H. INQUIRE N. O. HEITSMAN. WANTED—LICENSED NIGHT WATCHMAN. APPLY SEBRING POTTERY CO.
|Title||The Alliance review and leader. (Alliance, Ohio), 1920-05-17|
|Place||Alliance (Ohio); Stark County (Ohio); Mahoning County (Ohio)|
|Date of Original||May 17, 1920|
|Submitting Institution||Rodman Public Library|
|Submitting Institution||Rodman Public Library|
|File Size||31403456 Bytes|
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