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Tho Hosts., reearvee tbe fan report ef Tha International News Ssrvtss. giving the news off tha entire world the earns day* 3311 the aiAabc, mm W_ATMER-*-Prob_bly sliowera late tonight or Tueaday; cooler to north portion. Baremoter SMO* falling. Temperature 88 degrees, generally etear. VOL. XXIX, NO. 5. A-_-J_-NCEoOmO. MONDAY, AUGUST 21,1916. TWO CENTS. CHIIFIRANCE DENIES ALL CHARGES ifflTISH GAIN OVER MILE WIDE FRONT, PUSHING [Allied Army Continues Offensive tn the Doiran Region With Remarkable Success — Bulgars Assume Offensive on the Entire Front, Passing Greek Frontier at Several Points—Allies Hold Gain, in West- | ern Theatre Despite Terrific Counter Attacks by the Germans, Whom, the French Say. Are Using Liquid Fire. International News Service. Saloniki Greece, Aug. 21.—Contln- luing their offensive against toe Bui- Igarian center la the Doiran, region the teritlah troops are steadily advancing. |An official communique issued at eon ■eral headquarters here today announc- led that during the night the Britons ■had advanced 3.000 yards—more thaa |a mile—on a front of 5.000 yards. _ _he French troops are also winning |auccese. having captured after fierce ■resistance. Peracheval work to ths .south of Dorzelli. The communique indicates that the ■Bulgarian army has taken the often- lelve on it» satire front, stating that ■the Buleat. have passed tbe Greek | frontier at several points. . A later report from the French chief lofflce staff showed decided advances lay the Bulgarians on both the right land lef* Wings. Tho Bulgars have ad- Ivanced their patrols to a distance of Ionly six miles from Kavala. The sec- lond official statement follows: ' "An important action continues ah [the left of the Antes* troops. In tbe I direction of Doiran artillery are active. ■ There wore skirmishes at Farmy Hill. ••The Bulgarians are advancing in J alt of eastern Macedonia and have I reached Ormanle. On the mountain* I dominating Sores (43 miles northeast I Tf Salonika) the Bulgarians have occupied several Greek forts. These include Fort Ltssa. "The Bulgarians bave advanced with strong forces la the region west raff the Ncotos and have pushed their patrols ap- to about ton kilometers (6.27 miles) from Kavala." Bulgers Surprtao Their Pass Berlin. Aug- 31.—Bulgaria's army, ac cording to today's despatches from So- | fla, ao toady anticipated a great offensive by tho Entente Allies from ~a- loniki, but struck ahe Angdo-Freaeb forces whoa they were least expecting, thus advancing at several points a distance of from six to 20 miles. For several weeks ammunition has been going forward to tho Bulgarian forces. Most of It has come from German munition factories. This supply service was halted tor a time whea toe Anglo French offensive on the Somme hegan hat this was only a precautionary measure ao It was soon learned that tha German troops ln the west had sufficient-ammunition to cope with the situation' there. The latest official Bulgarian report received from Sofia today follows: "The whole seventeenth division of French cavalry participated tn tho battle of August 16. The euemy's ar ttilery has continued lta bombard* meat of our positions, southeast ot Lake Doiran. Enemy Infantry attacked at two places but the attacks tattoo down under our fire while the attacking forcer, were compelled to retreat leaving many dead behind. On August 18, a Servian attack between Os- toravo and Prespa lake was repulsed. Our troops pursued tbe enemy aad rah tured Fiorina. After strong artillery preparation the enemy attacked south and west of Lake Doiran but wss repulsed. We counter attacked and bay "net fighting followed. German aviators bombarded tha enemy's railroads at several places returning unharmed. Slowly bat surely the Russlons are opening op the way for tho invasion ot Hungary by waa* of the Jablontt<a and Rodna psases through the Carpathian*." Late despatches trom tbe treat report tho successful conquest of Important heights ln both region-) by the Russians. Heavy blows have been struck by toe Russians at both ends of the line held by the armies of General Btust- toff, while the deadlock on too center, brought about by the counter attacks of General von Bothmers. AuatroHun- garlan. German and Turkish -_r.es, continue 0. In the region West of Lake Nobel sad farther south on the Stockhod river in Vclhynia, attempts by the Teutons to stem the Russian advance with counter assaults cost them heavy losses without any material gains. Ths Russians having captured Toboly. ia this sector, are pressing westward. Military critics believe that tf the -Russians ate successful la their campaign to invade Hungary they will enter toe kingdom by way of Jablonitza and tContinued on page three.) IN MILL FIRE Sparks are Blamed for Disastrous Blaze on Bixler Property ALLIANCeISrEMEN RESPOND TO ALARM WEYBRECHT Mil MOTHER KILLED; Business Interests Suffer as Guardsmen Are Held at Camp Willis Lleutensnt Colonel C. C. Weybrecht is again at home on leave of absence from Camp Wtills. The Colonel has made formal request tor a thirty day leave of absence stating that It ft la aot granted -that aa wishes tbe proper officials to consider hla resignation. He feels that he caa not afford to further sacrifice big personal business interests tor the tow montha military service that may develop. Monday found Colonel, Weybrecht hard at work at th office ef tho 3. T. Weybrecht's Sons planing mill. '- Tho Eighth Regiment is now tally supplied wtth new uniforms end equipment aad to readiness for active duty. There to much aaeaaiaesa among too officers aad men who are eager to receive orders for movement to the border or for returning homo. \ it njiun George Fulton Hit By Train sad KIN* ed At Leetonla. Leetonla, O, Aug. 21.—George Ful ton of Bast Liverpool was Instantly killed by train number 40 of tho Ponaa railroad Saturday evening. Fulton, with his wife, were on their way to ■sat Palastlne where he s-posvad to secure work In a pottery. He was 38 years old aad to survived by a wife aad six children. The remains were taken to East Liverpool for burial. _*»^ WANTEO—2 MEN FOR PERMIAN- ENT OFFICE POSITION. THE REEVES BROS. CO. - HAINES AUTO AND TAXI CO. Office day or night, 88 S. Llndea C__ BeU 1«7W; O. Sj. 4277. Two Tots, Near Starvation, Are Found l*y Body of Kin International News Service. Chicago, 111., Aug. 21.—The police today discovered a ghastly murder aad aa even more ghastly situation attending It. In a bare little roam ta a bouse at No. 8 East 24th street, they came upon the body of a woman, apparently not over nineteen yeara ot age. It was badly decomposed sad the head waa almost Rev ored from the torso. She was lden titled as Catherine Lapello. Crawling about the fly-blown corpse were two little children ta the final stages ot starvation, They were unable to talk aad were harried to a hospital- The police declared the body hsd tola ta the room for days. Beside It was found a bloodstained axe, plainly- toe weapon with which the woman had been killed. It is doubtful whether the children will recover. Both are terribly emaciated. TO HOLD FIRE SUE The Household Supply company George M. Rickard proprietor, has had the fire toss adjusted by the In surance company and now proposes to place tha entire stock ef goods on sale at "fire sale'' prices. This sate wtll start Tuesday -morning and Mr. Rich ard announces that there wtll be no reserve In this sale. Back From Texas A. D. Douglas, a former Alliance resident, is again greeting friends here. About seven yeara ago ho located in Beeville, Texas, bat has decided ta return to'Ohlo aad will likely locate bore. Bio waa employed at railroad lag tor a period of 31 years, retiring to take _f> farming. Big Mill, Rebuilt Only Recently, is Completely Destroyed Perhaps the most disastrous firs in the history of Homeworth occurred early Sunday morning when tho big flouring mill owned by Isaac Bixler & Son was completely destroyed, causing a less estimated roughly ai from 815,000 to $-0,000. Save Lumber Yard snd Plsnlno Mill. The fire is supposed to have originated from sparks from a passing train on the Cleveland ft Pittsburgh railroad and had gained considerable headway when discovered. Citizens were called from their beds and ssd heroic work with the hand pump kept In too village far fire protection but were unable to save tho building. The work of the volunteer firemen, however, who were later assisted by a firs company' from Alliance, was the means of saving too adjoining lumber yard and planing mill owned by C. E. Gross. Alliance Firemen Summoned. Fearing that the blaze might spread to other sections and endanger the entire village a call was seat to the Alliance fire department at 2:46 a. m. and Chief J. E. Held rstpcadsd to his car and taking Fire Company No. 8 with bim, the members making the trip being Acting Captain Groves, Firemen Stahl, Adams. Reddy and Frank Held. No attempt waa «*de to make a record run to Homeworth bat the big fire truck traveled at a sate speed for night running upon an unimproved road. The exact time required to make the rap W*B aot noted. When the Alliance firemen arrived they found tho Hlt*_ay ltJrV*v**ttT consumed bat the engine was put to work and took water from (he creek, throwing two streams upon the burning structure and also upon adjoining buildings. The Alliance engine was kept pumping for two hours. Mill Rebuilt Only Recently. Tho loss to the Homeworth firm Is particularly large owing to the plant having recently been rebuilt and equipped with the latest modern machinery. The capacity was one hundred barrels a day and the firm had orders for all the flour that could be turned out. A forty barrel shipment waa in readiness tor shipment today. During the laat few days a large amount ot wheat had been received at the mill. Mr. Bixler and son have been ln business ia Homeworth about stx years and had a fine business." It has not been announced as to whether the mill will be rebuilt. The Insurance carried is ssid to be only about one- half of the loss. Explosion Rooks Building. Whoa the Are was discovered It is said to have reached a point where it waa Impossible for the volunteer firemen to get at It An explosion Is also reported to have occurred. About forty yeara ago'tha town hsd a disastrous tiro when the foundry ot tho H. Thomas ft Co. plant waa burned. Later the Trolllnger drag etara aad too McOarry store aad C. 4 P. depot burned. Stomach Empty if 44 Days, Wont f: Keep Food Now International New. Service. Geneva, O., Aug. 21—Dr. H. G. Huffman, Youngstown oculist, to starving to death and he can't eat, friends today feared. Dr. Hoffman started a titty day fast sad broke it attar 44 daya. Today was ids fifty-second day hat hts stomach had grown to be such a stranger to food it would aot retain anything oaten. , Physicians say Huffman to hla weakened condition, will soon die unless he again learns the art of eating. Huffman's bride who tried a sixteen day fast and had sworn off fasting for life, says Huffman never will tip again It be recovers this time. AUTO STRIKES T *_a_m_- Local Auto Club Warns and Directs Motorists. Monday Secretary Bleich sad Harry Wymer were engaged to putting up the warning signs recently received by the Alliance Automobile deb and to be placed near the etty school houses and also signs directing strangers as to toe location of the viaduct approaches. tt is likely that the number of signs will bo Increased to cover other subjects, sueh os the hospital zone, roads leading to other cities, etc. FOR RENT. 88 acre farm about 2 mttea north Of Sebrlng. Good house and now bank barn; lata ot all kinds ot fruit. Good water; nice homo; S minutes walk to grocery and station. Oood chance for light man wtth little money. E. C. Jenkins, (17 E. Grant atreet. Call O. S. phone 8788 after 6 p. m. 4 rolls 10c toilet paper tor 260, at Hoffman's, Market House. 8 bars Lenox or Swifts' Pride soap Of 35c. Hoffman's, Market House. NOTICE. Grand basket ptcntc given by Tran- sue-Wllltam employes will be held at Meyer. Lake Saturday, August 26th. Special train leavea Penna. depot St 8:00 a. m. and at Canton 7:00 p. n_. Fare to Canton. 70c; children under It half fare. Sufficient oars st Union depot ot Canton to tills everybody to lake at once. Everybody Invited aad bring your friends. By order of committee. W. K. STRONG, Chairman. Unknown Motorists Escape Serious Injury Despite Terrific Crash A man who refused to give his name and who was driving a large passenger auto, ran into the Youngstown- Columbus passenger train No. 705 on the Patterson road crossing of tho Alllanoe Niles and Ashtabula railroad oao mile west of Sebrlng Mobday morning shortly before 9 o'clock. The train was running at a speed of about 30 miles per hour at the time and the touring cat struck the engine of the passenger train knocking off a water pipe aad the steps of tbo chair car a day coach car and also the stops ot a baggage oar at the rear ot the train. The tram was stopped by the emergency brake being applied and tho trainmen went back expecting to find toft, driver af the auto dead but he was but slightly Injured. When the auto hit the train tt was running at a rapid rate perhaps 45 miles pet hour is the statement of the engineer ot the passenger train. It was necessary to put the damaged cars off at Alliance and place others on the train. The automobile carried a Pennsyl vania license tag and is said to have neon owned by a Beaver Falls Pa., man. Hit: name could not be learned. TWO ALLIANCE DIE 01 TRICK John Mclntire and M. S. Bedel Instantly Killed by Mail Train FOG BLAMED FOR DOUBLE ACCIDENT EXTEND 6BBUIE PROBE Federal Trade Commission Is Seeking 1 Additional Date. International New. Service, Washington. D. C. Aug. 81—The federal trade commission, almost ready to report to congress on lta fine" ";• during montha af investiga- ftp»jf*t\,ie cause of tbe Increased ooat of _8tW"»e, today suddenly ordered a far-** extended Investigation Of the Industry, field agents all over the United States were instructed ts got all possible Information concerning the east increase form operators and dealers. No explanations were given for tho extension of the investigation. DflOllnSJN GM Internet _>nS1 New. se. vice. Newark, O., Aug. 21.—Dr. J. A. Mitchell of Newark was drowned la Lac Dag-Psases on the preserves of the Triton club to the Laurentian mountains in Quebec Saturday, according to a dispatch received hero thia morning. Alliance's Third Victims, Unable to See Train. Meet Tragic Fates at Tuscaloga Another fatality, la which two Alliance men met death, occurred early Sua—ay morning at Tuscaloga, where the Pittsburgh, Ft. Wayne A Chicago railroad connects with the Lorain Ashland & Southern railroad, when Conductor Joha E. Mclntire and Brakeman M. S. Bodel were Instantly killed by Pennsylvania mail train No. 2, -toe men apparently failing to see the approaching train on account ot fog. The remains of the men were taken to Wooster and prepared for burial, toe body of Bodel being shipped to Massillon, his former home. John E. Mclntire was aged fifty-nine and resided at No. 829 West Ely street. Alliance, having moved* with bis family to this ctty from Pittsburgh about two years ago. He had been employed on the Penna lines tor a period ot about thirty-five years. Mr. Mclntire was a member of the Order of Railway Conductors, Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen and the Junior Order United American Mechanics. The Immediate family includes toe widow, two daughters snd three sons aa follows: Mrs. H. O. White and Mrs. R. W. Hostetter of Pittsburgh; Frank H. Mclntire of Michigan; Harry I. and Joseph B. Mclntire residing at la*s_aS*2yf Monday the .remains .of Mr. Mclntire were taken from Wooster to Berry Station, Pa., Where burial was tosflp- .__. A Mr. Bodel was about twenty-seven years of- ago and had only been making Alliance his headquarters a few months. As stated above, his body waa sent from Wooster to Massillon for burial. Mr. Bodel had been ia the employ of the railroad company only about seven months. He Is survived by a widow, Mrs. Minerva Bodel. his par ents. Mr. and rhfs. F. 8. Bobel, 527 Cecil street. Massillon; a brother William R. Bodel, of Massillon; his grand parents, Mr. and Mrs. George D. Brown, of Massillon. Funeral services will be held at the residence of his parents in Cecil street at 8:80 o'clock Tuesday afternoon. Rev. H. E. Stafford, pastor of tha Christian church, officiating. Burial will be made In the Massillon cemetery. ACCUSED POLICE HUD SAYS I HE DID NOT EXTORT BRIBE FOR "POLICE PROTECTION" _———... — Mini ii -I- ';-'-■'* -H Council Chamber of City Hall is Packed to Capacity^ -.*- Civil Service Commission Hears Case of Suspended Police Chief—Mayor Westover Will Make Charges More Specific Though Not Required to Do*-So by the Commission—Two Attorneys Aid Mayor While Three Lawyers Defend the Accused Official-France Denies Westover's Charges Categorically and Sweepingly, ^ __%< ■"^ -.j *."___ ii - While an audience that packed the council chamber at city hall to capacity looked on, the trial of Police Chief R. R. France, temporarily suspended a week ago by Mayor'Westover for alleged Irregularities and asserted Immorality, began Monday afternoon at 1:40 o'clock. After Chairman Bfaull Of the Civil Service Commission had called the case for trial, Solicitor Morris read thp charges of the mayor against the chief Sad the attorneys for the accused police head followed with a sweeping denial, general and categorical. The reply covered two typewritten pages sad answered the allegations of misfeasance, malfeasance and non-feasance la office. ' Mayor Westover ln his charges accused Chief France ot "extorting $1,- 000 and accepting the same, as a bribe tot*. police protection bom tour proprietors of houses. at 01 tame to the city of Alliance." The mayor in hia written charges said this was in February 5. and 6th, 1912. Tbe mayor also alleged that in June, 1918, the chief "extorted 8180 and accepted the same aa a bribe trom an* other proprietor of a house of ill fame." Charges of an alleged bribe extorted from an inmate for an alleged house of 111 fame to July or August, 1818, are also made. The mayor also says that a 88 bribe was extorted by the- accused chief for "permitting an inmate to remain three days ln a house of III tame or reputed house of ill fame.** Tbe' mayor declares the chief was intoxicated and committed alleged acts of immorality ln several Ohio cities. In the last paragraph ot the charges tbo mayor says tho chief permitted prisoners ln his custody to escape, contrary to section 18832 of the General Code. Chief Denies. All Charges Chief Franca, in a lengthy statement denies that "he ever extorted or at- STARK HERBICK LEAGUE The Stark county Herrick voters league today filed Its primary expense account at Columbus. It received and spent $418. H. R. Jones gave I860 and George H. Clark $163. C. C. Meektaon, Napoleon, Democratic candidate for secretary of, state spent $371. Fred E. Guthery,' Marlon, appelate Judge candidate speat $960. Chas. A. Thatcher, Toledo, tor con* gress, spent $688. NEW WHUT $1... Unprecedented Price Obtalna la the Alliance Market. Now wheat soared to a new high record price today when tt leaped from 81.30 to 81-35 a bushel. With threshing on ta this section at tho country the price has advanced to aa unprecedented mark. Students of the wheat market are wondering Whether it will go higher or if it must seek a lower level. Thursday August 31, 1916. -M"H"H I a"l"a"H 1 li"M't ' BABY BORN IN HEAR8E. X • Chicago, Aug. 21—Life sad ag. a death wore fellow passengers lor a*. a a brief period to Chicago last •§• a night. Aad death drove out ot afa » tta way tost Hte might survive. •!» . Mrs. Mildred Volensky was 111. * > She miscalculated aad tha su* •*• ■ preme moment overtook her sa * a ahe waa hurrying to a hospital A > oa a street car. Tha conductor a|> • halted a passing hearse With * > tho aid af a policeman Mrs. Vo- «*» a tensity was placed inside the *m > vehicle, alongside the casket and J. a a tow blocks from the hospital a at* a hey arrived. The mother sad aaa afa • ere doing well. 4* nil tin. inniiii ELKS OPEN CONVENTION International Kewa Service. Cedar Point, O., Aug. 21.—Lake ex- curstons and a ball are features scheduled for tha annual gathering of too Elks, which opened here today. Two thousand Elks wore oa hand this afternoon. Attorney Edw. P. Strong of Cleveland is one ot the leading candidates for state niter. FIND MIL VICTIM Trainmen on the P., F. W. A C. lino report that the dead body of a man was found on the track aear the temblor works, at, Rochester, Pa., Sunday. Another body is reported aa being discovered at Buck's Hill, near Rochester. •■ CLEVELAND BUTTER ADVANCE8 Internstlaaal News Servicer Cleveland. O., Aug. 21.—All grades of batter advanced l cent per pound today, the best creamery selling at 40 easts. Retail pal—ss ot flour treat ap from 25 to 30 a barrel, too soot selling st $9.80. tempted to extort $1,000 from _.y_e Orr. Maud Bowers, Dot Williams and Georgia Ackerman or either of them as a bribe tor police protection, for . their houses of ill fame or for any, other purpose." He specfcally do* nies that he ever received $1000 or any part thereof from the women named above or either of them. He denies receiving $160 from _el* ma Burch, $10 from Helen Williams. Ho likewise denies receiving a -85.00! bribe for police protection. Osnles Immoral Acts. The accused police head makes _ sweeping denial ot the mayor's charges that he visited houses ot til repute for alleged Immoral purposes and he goes further by denying that be knows of the houses which the mayor claims, in his charges he visited. After denying "each and every spe* cific allegation contained la tho pro* tended charge filed sgalnst him,"' be says "the same are absolutely* false, and without foundation." Alleges polities DIctateR Course. Chief France tn hia closing sentenca says **thp purpose of the charges are, If possible, to have him removed aa an set of partisan politics, and he then charges tho mayor with intending to allow tho alleged house of ill fame and. the gambling resorts to open. 'After the reading of the charges and the answer, Attorney Roach, of counsel for toe defendant chief, began to cite law passages to show that the accused chtef had not had sufficient time in'which to prepare his defense and his answer or explanation. A pro* longer legal wrangle seemed certain as the Review went to press. The hearing tn the case of Chief ot Police R. R. France, suspended by Mayor C. 8. Westover. pending the investigation of nine charges preferred by the mayor against tbe Chief ot "ollce was commenced Monday after. noon by ths city civil service commis sion. (Continued on Page IS)' J President Forces Issue To Avert Railroad Men's Strike; Summons The Road Heads International News Service. Washington, D. C, Aug. 21.— Tha conference between 'Prealdent Wilson and tho railway presidents ended at 3 o'clock. Nothing couia be learned at that time as to wnat had transpired at too Conference. Internattonal MOWS Service. Waahington, O. C, Aug. 21—President Wilson tola Sflornosn suddsnly celled a halt en alt further dslsy In the negotiations he io conducting with the representatives of toe railroads et the country to avert too threetened asttan wide strlks. The .alfroaa heads wsnt to too White House st 2:30 at the president's request. Tho railroad executives, ln heated conference, had previously decided to watt until all of their number had reached Washington. Tho Insistence of the president upon immediate conference led to too conclusion that ho had determined to force the Issue. Word was abroad In Washington that .the representatives Of the four railway brotherhoods presenting the strike demands hsd bo- come impatient, and that strike orders had already been draws snd awaited only oa signatures to be Issued. Tbe circumstances of ths call led to a report that tha president was prepared ta set a time limit oa toe consideration of the proposal by tha railroads, hat White House officials ae serted that tho conference was called merely to talk things over. They said •a drastic move was contemplated. 1 NOTICE TO TEAMSTERS. Sealed proposals will ho received by the Board of Education of the Alllanoe Ctty School district at toe office ot the stork la the High school building until Monitor. September 4, 1916, at 18 o'clock p. m., tor tbe hauling of eosl to be used as a winter's supply _rom the ear to toe various buildings. BOARD OF EDUCATION. 3. H. ANDERSON, Clerk. MORE PUCES BUM-ED Thieves Enter the Alliance; Hardware Store and m the Ballou Place J_| Following the report to tho police ot the robbery at tho Alliance Liquor store, Sunday evening, Monday two more burglaries were called to—tha__* tention of the officials. Tbe T. A. Ballou wholesale liquor house, on Warehouse street, waa en* tered by means of a slat doorat tha rear of toe building, a loch being broken to order to gain admittance. The extent ot the theft, if anything waa taken, has not been determined. The Alliance Hardware' company^* ported that by breaking a roar window of the store, oa Bast Mala atreet someone had entered that place. Keys to the cash register appear ta be the only articles missing so tar as can be ascertained at tbls time. Canoe Was Upset *% Sunday afternoon while HaroldiMy* era aad Elmer FunkhouRer ef this city were out. in s canoe at Brady Lake, they assisted in rescuing a lady who was attempting to swim the lake and failed. She was about tbe middle ot the lake when she called for< help aad Harold Myers reached his ana ever tho canoe but In place ot her taking hold of hla hand aha grabbed too side of the tfort. upsetting it All succeeded, however In getting to Shore aafety.
|Title||The Alliance review and leader. (Alliance, Ohio), 1916-08-21|
Stark County (Ohio)
Mahoning County (Ohio)
|Date of Original||August 21, 1916|
|Submitting Institution||Rodman Public Library|
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