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Ths Review recetveo tho ftifl report of The international News Service, giving ths news ef the entire world the same day. THE Aim LEADER REVIEW WEATHER—Generally fair tonight and Friday. Barometer 29.30, Indicating fair; temperature 88, clear, south winds. VOL. xxvin NO. S**0 ALUANCE, OHIO, THURSDAY, AUGUST 17, I9ftfr TWO CENTS. ASSEMBLING FOR FINAL CONFERENCE Troops Work to Strengthen Places Despite Heavy fire. Austro-German Army Making Strong Stand North of Dneister—German Socialists Circulate a Petition for Peace Without Conquest — Polish Autonomy Proclamation Expec^id—German Steamer is Tor- pedoed—Other News From War Front Under Fire Throughout Night I International New* Service. *Psj_n, Aug.; wf.—The positions [captured by the French in their 'mighty thrust on the Somme front yesterday were kept under terrific artillery Are by the Germans all night. j The French guns replied and tbe artillery duel which resulted is described ln today's official communique of the French war office aa being extremely violent. , The reciprocal cannonade reached its greatest Intensity around Maure- ' pas Snd Belloy-en-Santerre, where tbe greatest gains were scored by the French Infantry in Wednesday's action. The communique states that the French troops worked throughout the sight consolidating and strength-j ening their new positions in spite of ; the heavy artillery fire. Quick t|me was made ln organizing the newly won ground for the Intense German cannonade which : was taken as the prelude to counter attacks. South of Belloy-en-Santerre the , French ar* masters of 1,200 yards ' of German trenches. North ot Man- ' repas they took by storm German positions over a front of 1,500 yards. South ht Maurepas the French were even more successful, rolling bach the Germans over a front more than a mill wide.' ' '<MrW" i__ Mai* Htr-ng Stand Near Itoeister International News Service. Petrograd, Aug. 17.—General von Bothmer's * Austro-German army which retreated from tbe Stripa river-, is making a strong stand north of the Dneister between Zlota Lipa .and ihe Narajowka rivers and fart* ! ess fighting is In progress In that district. The Austro-German counter attacks coupled with the intense artillery fire, brought about a tempore ry check et tho Russian advance In that region, hut it is believed that the drive will soon be in fall swing again. The Sghting line, north of the Dneister, lies on both sides of the Gallcian town of Horosanka, which haa been destroyed by artillery fire. At the ends of the Gallcian battle line the Russians continue their steady progress, notable west of the upper Sereth and on tbe line stretching south from the Dneister to las lower ranges of the Carpathians. In the Carpathians the Russians have captured more— dominating beighta and are fighting hard to get control ef Jablonltza Pass, known as tbe key to the Carpathians. Southwest of Kosow and on both •Ides of Zborow the Russian pressure Is extremely heavy. Southwest of Vorochta lo. the mountains, where the Austro-Hungarians admit their defeat a catastrophe was averted only by the hasty retirement of the Teuton allies. The appointment of General Nicholas Ruzsky to command the north* era group of armies facing Von Hln- deaburg ia believed here to be the prelude to great activity tn Poland. Military critics expect the Russians to launch a strong offensive from the Baltic to the Pinsk district Socialists Circulating Petition Internationa) News Service. Amsterdam, Aug. 17.—Socialists ta Germany are reported to be circulating a petition for a speedy peace without conquests. Seventeen thousand signatures have been secured among workmen and in mercantile circles at Breslau. J. P. MORGAN ^i^_^___3ill -—- In handling war munition purchases and loans far the allies, J. P. Morgan has WSSS mors wiRnsy in two years than any ether man ever VMS *4l»jlWfn to make. His share of tea estate of his father, th* late J. Plerpont Morgan, was $53,684,918, and 1* th* past two years he hss more than doubled this. BUY B. GRANT MEETS DEATH Railway Brakeman is Killed in an Accident at Loudonville VETERANS DF THE CIVIL W Informal Reception Accord' ed at Grand Army Hall OCCASION WAS PLEASANT ONE Kaiser Gees to Warsaw International News Service. Geneva, Aug. 17.—The kaiser has gone to Warsaw an* it la believe* that a proclamation announcing Polish autonomy will shortly be issued there. German Steamer Torpedoed International News Servlee,. - Copenhagen, Aug. '17.—Maritime advices report tbat the German steamer Weser has been torpedoed and sunk. There are two German eteamers named Weser. One is 1,080 tons and the other of 181 tons. The destroyed vessel probably was sunk in the Baltic by a British submarine. Somme Front Aattacna Extended Intrrnatlonal News Service. London, Aug. 17.—British forces on the Somme front have extended their attacks from the Thiepval- Pozlercs Has to the sectors of High- wood (Foreaux forest) and Glulle- mont, where gains were made in fighting last night. Th,e war office v (Continued on Page Seven) sTTKCIv BY CUSTOMS , INDITE MUST FILE if OFFICIAL IS ALLEGE!) THEIR EXPENSE REPORTS San Francisco, Aug. 17.—Minister Karavongse, ot Stem, who came here to meet Prince Mahldol Songkla, brother of the Siameae king, said today that he would take np with the state department an Incident which happened during the voyage of tbe prince to this coutry when he was attacked by an American customs official at Honolulu. The prince was mistaken for n Japanese and went ashore: St Honolulu without a passport. ASK REINSTATEMENT International News Serine*. New York, Aug. 17.—At a conference between officials of the New Tork City Railways company and representatives of the union today the men demanded the Immediate reinstatement of the employes dis charged for their activity In the recent trolley strike. General Manage; HSdley of the company, answered that he did not have authority to do so, but would lay the question before ths hoard ef directors tomorrow. This broke up the' meetlg of the union officials Immediately withdrew declaring they would call upon Mayor Mitchell aa* Public Servtee Commissioner Oscar Straus to make aa effort te aU. Jest their differences. It was said tbat no general strike would he called until after the mayor and Mr. Straus had been consulted. Canton, O.. Aug. 17—(Speolsl)--All election expense accounts must ha Hied by Friday and only abont 60 percent of tho candidates have as yet filed their accounts for tbe primary election clerk, Shauf, of the election board said Thursday. Of the accounts file* Thursday Frank C. Wise of New Berlin, who won tbe Republican nomination lor representative to the general assembly spent $11*76 and of three unsuccessful candidates Richard E. White spent $138.45. Clarence W, Angerman $38.20. and Horace Fasnacht $46.30. Samuel Ake ^successful candidate tor the Republican nomination tor county commissioner spent $138.45 aad Mian Jackman, unsuccessful Republican candidate spent $ll8.42. B. C. Brumbaugh. Democratic candidate for county auditor, spent $25. There waa no contest tor this nomination on tbe Democratic ticket. ACREEMEipTIFlEO Washington, D. C, Aug. 17.—Without a iscord vote the senate this afternoon rati fled the conference agreement on the naval appropriation bill, carrying $312,891,000. Tbe bill sew goes ts the bouae for rat location and tt will then he sent to tin president for Sis signature. —Mr. aad Mrs. Joseph Corblngley of l"i ill i Rf teste's avenue, 8ebring, are parents ot n aon bans Thursday. BOILER INSPECTORS MEET Columbua. O., Aug. 17.—The first state convention of boiler inspectors conveyer", today ia the house of representatives. Sessions W'H he held tomorrow. The ncmssSlMoii is under the auspices of the Ohto board of boiler rules. Chairman Yaple, of the state Industrial commission delivered tbe address of welcome. Speeches were ■sate by H. A .Baumhart, of Cleveland .and Persy Tetlow ,of• Columbiana county. ' organizer of the United Mine Workers of Alabama. Gov. Willis is scheduled to speak late today. SHOT AND WOUNDED Columbus, N. M- Aug. 17.—Private Peter R. Penniman. Company I, second Massachusetts lnf.tr.try was shot and seriously wounded early today, presumably hy a Mexican. Penniman was walking bis post St the rifle range six miles from town when a shot was tired from a point near the border, plowing through his toft lung. eU was rushed it- the hospital. Penniman enlisted at Northampton, Mass. A mebsage received at tbe transmitter's office in Alliance. Thursday forenoon stated tbat Riley B. Grant, a Pittsburgh, Ft. Wayne tt Chicago R. R. brakeman, bad been killed at Loudonville. The telegram did not give particulars as to the accident. Mr. Grant was unmarried and aged about 26 to 30 years. He "recently af- nilated with the Order of Railway trakemen. His residence in this city dates back about six months. To companions he stated that he bad worked upon various railroads throughout the United States and came here trom -the West, \ Report ot Investigation to -Be Lai/l Before Commission Chicago, Aug. 17.—Edward N. Curley, chairman of the federal trade commission, returned to Washington today after conducting an Investigation Into the recent rise In wheat and flour prices and the reports that bread would be advanced from five to six cents a loaf. He said the information he had gathered on the question of bread manufacture wool* be turned over to the commission when he gets to Washington aa* that information concerning wheat prices had been given to United States District Attorney Cline. So far as known there is not yet a concerted move to raise bread prices. Mr. Cline would not say how far the wbeat investigation had gone. Splendid Program With Many Interesting Features annual reunion of tbe One Hundred and Fifteenth Ohio Volunteer Infantry,, upon which occasion members of tho regiment to the number of about seventy-five assembled tn Alliance to observe the event. An informal reception was held daring the forenoon at the hall oi John C. Fremont post No. 729, G. A. R., in the new etty building. At this time the veterans registered, this work being looked after by tbe secretary of the association. Comrade W. H. Johnson, of Girard. The morning hours were spent la the ex-ianging of greetings and the recalling of many Incidents of war time daya. At noon the veterans had dinner at various places about the oity, no special dinner being arranged. At one o'clock the association was, called te order by President Henry C. Ellison ot Cleveland, the session being held In the "city hall auditorium. The decorations consisted of American flags displayed at prominent points, ' Owing te ths absence trom the etty of several members of the Daughters of Veterans Quartette, hasty arrangements were made snd the musical numbers were rendered on a Victor Victrola, kindly donated by the Cassaday Drug & Chemical Company, MM Katherine Slawik being In obarseS*^ '*' •"-*#-* The opening selection was "America." whiob waa followed by a medley ot patriotic aire. Invocation was offered by Comrade Enos Secrest. Following some Introductory remarks by. President < Ellison, the latter introduced Mayor C. 8. Westover i Continued on page 14.) SAMUEL M'ROBERTS Samuel McRobarts. on* of the vies presidents of the National City Sank of New York, has Just returned from Petrograd wti ere he completed waaetlltTRln for th* Seating of a loan of $50,000,000 to Russia. i**^S**MMM^^^^^^WM**^*^^^%^***N^^*» gEORONEflSJIlUEST Canton O., August 17.—(Special)— Coroner Douds started bis inquest late Thursday morning into the death of the man that was found dead early Sunday morning on tbe Pennsy tracks just seat of Maximo. The crew that found the man will be examined by the coroner at the inquest. The coroner ia still of the opinion tbat tha man was robbed snd then placed on the track.'' After examining the witnesses at the Inquest the coroner will decide whether to hold a roetmortem. , - Philip Yoder, crossing watchman at the intersection of Mahoning svenue and the P.. F. W. & C. lines, was struck by a shifting engine, about noon Thursday, bnt escaped serious injury. Sharer's ambulance was called and Mr. Yoder taken to Dr. Ramsey's Office, where he waa given attention. He was then able te resume his duties. He resides at No. lit North Mahoning avenue. ' ~ COHERMOIFHXPENSES Renomlnatlon Coat Ohio's Chief Executive $119—Cox Paid Out ,:;..:;%} Nothing. Columbus. Aug. 17.—Gov. W 1111a today filed hia pre-primary election expense account, with Secretary of State HUdebrant. He receive* nothing and spent $115, mostly for newspaper advertising and printed speeches. Former Governor Cox received and spent nothing. Thornton R Snyder, Cincinnati, Democratic can dtdate tor secretary of state received $50 and spent $265. The Darks county Welty campaign committee resolved and spent $359, supporting the candidacy ot B. F Welty of Lima, for congress. Oeorge E. Shaw, of Cleveland, Republican candidate for governor, spent $367 out of bis own pocket, W. ' J. Schwenk, Bucyrus, Democratic candidate for attorney general spent $368. HIS SELECTED HIS TO WnSHlNETBN AT ONCE Confidence That General Compromise Will Prevent the Threatened Strike Prevails — Concessions by.Both Sides Expected Today—Admitted Committee of tbe Railway Managers Cannot Settle Controversy. No Time Yet Announced to Hear Charges Against Suspended Chief There is nothing new to report in the case of the suspension of Chief of Police France. The chief has em ployed a» bis counsel Ex-mayor E. P. Bpeidel who made the appointment of Chief France to hie position and Attorney W. M. Roach. The mayoi will be supported by City Solicitor Arthur Morris. The Civil Servtee Commission has announced no date tor the hearing aad will not. until tho five days felaneeB.,ln .^rhjph. ^he^ suspended officer pas the* bpporltirilty' to file aa In- ■ewer to the charges made. ' TO Washington, Aug. 17.—The 604 chairmen representing tha four big railway employes brotherhoods arrived at the White House at 2:50 this afternoon for a con- ferenoo wtth Prealdent Wilson. Direct Demand Made. . Waahington, Aug. 17—The direct demand that the big four brotherhoods of railway employee—the engineers, firemen, conductora and brakemen— accept an eight hour day under the present ten hour scale ef wages was made te their legitimate representatives this afternoon by President Wilson.. On their reply, the president told them, depended continued industrial prosperity of the nation or industrial chaos. The S40 chairman representing the brotherhoode went to the White Hours at 2:50 this afternoon. They were at, once ushered Into the Eaat room where the preeident waa awaiting them. The preeident In unmistakable language made It plain that he had rounded the attitude brought to him by the first committee of the brotherhoode that they would Insist on all of their demands or a "state of war" aa "Incipient anarchy." It la understood that the brother, heed repreeentativee authorized the preeident te tell the executive heada of the great railroad corporations of the country when he confers with teem tomorrow that the union men have made real concessions. And they asked the executive to demand that the railroad presides* repudiate their managera snd. agree to the 8 hour work day under the present scale ef wages as the basis of settlement of the preaent negotiations. LETTER FIVE MONTH* LATE. International News Service. Akron, On Aug. 17—After nearly five months delay ln the mails, a letter posted hi Germany on Easter Sunday has arrived at the home of Karl Kruck. telling;, him that his brother. Otto, a soldier in the Germany, was killed. COMMITTED SUICIDE. Cleveland, Aug. 17.—An unknown man committed suicide today by leaping frona the Cleveland aad Buffalo Transit liner See-bee as it arrived within a mile of the Buffalo harbor. No passenger's effects * were toft aboard unclaimed. Tbe suicide, who waa about SO, well dressed, aad weigh, ed 250 pounds, bearded the boat here last night. US** PAST AUTO TRIP Marion O., Aug. IT.—Covering six hundred aad ninety three miles in 24 hours and thirty-five minutes by automobile from Marlon to New York Ctty was the record made by Dr. Carl W. Sawyer and Lowell H. Outhery. of MariOSW according to a telegram received today. columbvs Wins Cedar Point. O.. Aug. 17.—Columbus won sat over Marion an* Mansfield for tbe nineteen-seventeen convention of the Ohio Police Association, which ended Ita alluRSSih annual meeting sage today. SENTENCED TO PEN International News Servtee. Cincinnati, O.. Aug. 17.—Judge Nip- pert today sentenced Frank James 42, gf Loveland, to servo fifteen years in the penitentiary for an attack on Grace Lodwick, 11, of Allendale, April 27, while she was oa her way to school. James pleaded guilty. Alliance's Third Thursday August 31, 1916. HA1NE8 AUTO AND TAXI CO. Office day or night, 38 8. Lindea Call Bell 147-W; O. 8. 4277. lnter»*tlonal News Service. Republican State Central Committee Will Name New Chairman. Columbus , Aug. 17—Selection of Charles S. rjatfleld, of Wood county, as his successor was predicted today by Edwin Jones, of Jackson, retiring chairman of the Republican state executive committee. Tbe selection will be mad* this afternoon at a meeting of tbe Republican .state central committee. Jones said Hatfield is "a Rao, capable gentleman." He said that under Hatfield's management Ohio will go Republican this fall by from 70,000 to 90,000. A number of the Republican nominees for state office today claimed tbat Peter Dorr, of Cincinnati, will 1 be chosen chairman of the state central committee. Dorr's supporters here are claiming he bas pledges from sixteen of the 22 members of tbe committee. A majority of the Republican nominees are said to favor Henry Gall, of Cleveland, "Herrick's chance for secretary of the state executive committee. Chas. Hard of Portsmouth, a candidate for the secretaryship, may be continued as vice chairman, or made assistant secretary of the state executive committee. At say rate. It is said he will be retained in some capacity at state headquarters. <J~. Gall managed Herrtck's recent campaign for U. 8. senator. He was private secretary to Theodore E. Burton when Burton was a congressman. At the governor's office, W. L. Parment- ,er of Lima, who is a candidate for reelection for third term as chairman of the state central Sji—'tee. declared his chances seemed good. **■*« The secretaryship g. the central committee seemed to go begging. Me candidates for this position have been mentioned. Charles Montgomery, of Newark, has been acting secretary since the resignation of Oeorge Hamilton, also ef Newark, now chief state Inspector of workshops and factories. Governor Willis and his supporters taeo Just as Insistent that W. L. Par- menter, Lima, be re-elected to his third term as chairman of the central committee. ■ The general opinion today was.that Darr will be pat' across in. spite of Willis preference for Parmenter. Dorr is said to have lined up 16 of the 22 committeemen who Will rote for him. Preceding the meeting, sentiment Still was strong, for Charles 8. Hatfield, Bowling Green, for chairman ef the state executive committee. It Is believed he will be chosen by an almost unanimous vote. Waahington. Aug. 17.—Tha railway managers plainly were very seriously concerned over the action of the president In sending for the heads of the varioua railway systems te come to Washington. Administration efflclala admitted that the president wsa determined Mint responsibility for any strike should be placed on the men higher up both in the unions and the railroads. It la understood that President Wit- lard haa notified the White House that be end hie assistant presidents wl 11 be able te not here by tomorrow (Friday) morning and arrangementa are being) made for a conference st Hts White House for tee railroad bead* at 10 o'clock tomorrow morn* Ing. Following the admission that the railway presidents had been called on a feeling waa noticeable in official quarters that the eventual basis for settlement will be the eight hour day at present rates of wsges with col- lateral issues to be worked out through a plan of arbitration—probably, however, ant under that name— especially laying stress on how the short work day is to be enforced so that roads via. aot violate it nor the men take advantage of it. Brotherhood leaders quietly admitted that they were convinced that, if the president makes (the same strong argument to tbe eatire committee tbat he made to those who have already conferred with htm he will swing the majority Into Has for his plan. Railway Heads Summoned. Washington, Aug. 17—President Wilson today summoned to Washington presidents of the railroads involved in the wage and boars of labor dispute wtth the big four brotherhoods. He demands that they come to Washington at once. By this telegram the president admits for the first time that be considers the situation such tbat the committee of railway managers, now in this city cannot settle It. The telegram sent to Daniel W'illard, of tbe Baltimore and Ohio, chairman of the railway presidents association reads: "Discussion of the matters Involved to ths threatened railway strike has reached a point which makes it highly desirable tbat I should personally confer with you at the earliest possible moment and with the presidents of any ot the railroads affected who may be immediately accessible. "Hope you can make it convenient - to come to Washington at once. (Signed) "WOODftOW WILSON." After the telegram had been sen*: the president got into touch with President Willard on the long distance telephone and it is reported that he agreed to come here immediately. Other railroad presidents wbo now are ln New York are expected to accompany bim. As soon as they reach here a conference will be arranged at the White House. Officials of the administration declared that they believed that tha president Intended insisting on the railway presidents making concessions which ao far the committee of managers have refused to consider. The president, it was reported, has been greatly dissatisfied with the at* titude of tbe managers who.have refused to make any concessions to aid him in his efforts to bring about, a settlement of the strike. "Their attitude, it was stated by White House officials, has been that their present revenue made it impossible for tbem to grant the demands of the men. Even when the president asked tbem (Continued on Page 14) WILL STUMP 0_ STATE Democratic Campaign to Begin in Earnest September 3 International Newa Service. . New York. Attg. If.—Following President Wilson's notification ceremonies at Shadow Lawn, Long Branch, 8ep-1 serious injury, Tuesday night, about Ditch Car to Avoid Being Hit by Machines Racing at High Speed Three Alliance men, Messrs. Kd. Witherspoon, Frank Bevlngton and Ed. Gibson, had a narrow escape front tember 2 the democratic national cam paign win be launched to earnest, Speakers will stump every state in the union end the women in states where they have tbe vote wilt be specially active. Among the democratic speakers Who will be assigned dates later are: From Ohio—U. 8. Senator Atlee Pomereno and Congressman Warren Gard of Hamilton; From West Virginia—Solicitor General John W. Davis. WANTED—2 MEN FOR PERMAN- ENT OFFICE POSITION. THE REEVES BROS. CO. Gospel tent meeting corner North FiRRdnai aad Walnut 8ts. You are invited. Mort Funeral The remains of Bryan Mort, who met death on the A. M. A R. division at Berlin Center, Wednesday, will be taken te East Liverpool, Friday fer burial the funeral party leaving Alliance at 9:10 a m. CRUSHED UNDER MACHINE, international Haws Servlee. Akron, 0., Aug. 17—George Haff- man, 12, waa crushed under s machine and Carl Hachner, 8, was hit by an auto near hia homo. Both are critically Injured. INFANTILE PARALYSIS Mt Vernon, O.. Aug. 17.—-Second case of Infantile paralysis was found here this afternoon In C. E. Cochran's home. Tbe victim is Harold Cochran aged Sis years . The house immediately was quarantined. How he contrasted tbe disease Is a mystery as the* child bas not been away from home the past month. Miss Sue Hickman of S49 South McKinley avenue who has booa vlaltlng Pittsburgh friends, bas returned home. PREFERENCE TO LOCAL MEN. International Maws Servtee. Washington, Aug. If—Tho giving of preference by the government to local material men—ta connection wltb tbe distribution of public building "pork"' has been broken up, the treasury department announced today. 8:30 o'clock, whoa the machine to which they were driving from Clevei land to Alliance was ditched near. Newburg. The Alliance men were driving southward when they observed two autos coming toward tbem at a hich speed and racing. Instantly tbe thought occurred to Mr. Witherspoon, who was driving, that It would be better run Into the ditch than to remain in the road and be hit by one of the racers, it being evident that tbe three machines could aot pass upon the nar. row road. Tbe Witherspoon cur struck a board fence, breaking the). latter, but the auto escaped with a bent axle, the headlights not.even be* Ing broken. The three men were not thrown from the oar bat were considerably bruised and scratched. AU are today feeling the effects of the accident. FOUND DEAD IN FIELD. International Mews Service. Fremont, O., Ang. 17—August Koch, S well known farmer residing in Ball* vllle township, was found dead in his field, stricken wtth heart tenable FAMILIES UNDER SURVEILLANCE, lnturnat tonal News Service. Lorain, O.. Ang. 17—Health officer. Dr. Valleys* Adair, has two. families under surveillance for symptoms ot infantile paralysis. m "M C&'sJ!i£fT
|Title||The Alliance review and leader. (Alliance, Ohio), 1916-08-17|
Stark County (Ohio)
Mahoning County (Ohio)
|Date of Original||August 17, 1916|
|Submitting Institution||Rodman Public Library|
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Ths Review recetveo tho ftifl report
of The international News Service,
giving ths news ef the entire world
the same day.
WEATHER—Generally fair tonight
and Friday. Barometer 29.30, Indicating fair; temperature 88, clear, south
VOL. xxvin NO. S**0
ALUANCE, OHIO, THURSDAY, AUGUST 17, I9ftfr
ASSEMBLING FOR FINAL CONFERENCE
Troops Work to Strengthen Places Despite Heavy fire.
Austro-German Army Making Strong Stand North
of Dneister—German Socialists Circulate a Petition
for Peace Without Conquest — Polish Autonomy
Proclamation Expec^id—German Steamer is Tor-
pedoed—Other News From War Front
Under Fire Throughout Night
I International New* Service.
*Psj_n, Aug.; wf.—The positions
[captured by the French in their
'mighty thrust on the Somme front
yesterday were kept under terrific
artillery Are by the Germans all
j The French guns replied and tbe
artillery duel which resulted is described ln today's official communique of the French war office aa
being extremely violent.
, The reciprocal cannonade reached
its greatest Intensity around Maure-
' pas Snd Belloy-en-Santerre, where
tbe greatest gains were scored by the
French Infantry in Wednesday's action.
The communique states that the
French troops worked throughout
the sight consolidating and strength-j
ening their new positions in spite of
; the heavy artillery fire.
Quick t|me was made ln organizing the newly won ground for the
Intense German cannonade which
: was taken as the prelude to counter
South of Belloy-en-Santerre the
, French ar* masters of 1,200 yards
' of German trenches. North ot Man-
' repas they took by storm German
positions over a front of 1,500 yards.
South ht Maurepas the French were
even more successful, rolling bach
the Germans over a front more than
a mill wide.' ' '|