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w,_^*° \^" '*vir **%% #" Cuttlni- ott the advertising may re- du(. expenses, but so dees cutting your wind-pipe reduce, the cost of living. AND LEADER WEATHER- -Fair tonight; Sunday fair and warmer. Barometer 29.70, Indicating fair; temperature 21 at 11 a. m. '■ \\S VOL.XXD_,NO. 115. ALLIANCE. OHIO, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 30, 1916. TWO CENTSL * NEW HOSPITAL TO BE THROWN OPENTO CITY Public Inspection of Institution to Be Held New Year's Day MAY BE USED AFTER TUESDAY MORNING Equipment Practically Complete and Building is Ready for Use 'The new city hospital wilt, be thrown open for public inspeetlpn New Tear's day. And the institution will receive patients tor treatment Tuesday. This Is tbe cheering news which Came today from the hospital building commission who, with the city officials extend a cordial invitation to all residents to visit the hospital Monday and Inspect. The hours will be from 1 to 5 o'clock p. m. and from 6:80 to 9 p. m. Practically all of the equipment far. tho new institution has arrived. Only minor equipment is yet needed and this is expected soon. It will not interfere with the conduct of the new hospital ln any way. The new institution Is one of the finest and most complete in Ohio. It is a credit to Alliance and to the building commission. I IT WETZELFWEML Lieut. Col. C. O. Weybrecht received word Saturday afternoon from tin adjutant generaVs department at. Columbus that the state was arranging to send a company of the Onto naval militia trom Cleveland to the funeral of Capt. U. S. Wetzel, who commanded Company K, Eighth Ohio Infantry. The services will he held Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock. The naval mlUtta is tha only available organization of Ohio guardsmen, the other branches being on duty on the Mexican border. DIES, STRICKEN John L. McConneU Passes Away Saturday Afternoon at His Home ONE OF FIRST 32D DEGREE MASONS HERE Paralytic Stroke Proves Fatal to Well Known Resident of City John L. McConneU, ex-mayor ot Alliance, died at his-home on Haines avenue, at 13:86 o'clock Saturday afternoon from the after effects of a paralytic stroke suffered Wednesday. About four years ago he had a severe stroke which caused him to be an invalid for some time, bat he bad, apparently, gained his normal'condition when the second and-fatal stroke visited him. Deceased was born In Belmont county, July 18, 1880, and with his parents came to Alliance Christmas day, 1867. * He received his education in the public schools of tba- city and upon reaching manhood, became a" partner with bis "brother Joseph H. McConneU in the grocery business. Later the brothers conducted a wholesale grocery store and were successful. In 1898 he was married to Miss VAB MAP CHANGES 1916. -JEIIVA -MEETINGS Aai *et*m\\ mt Services to Begin at the United Brethren Church A series of meetings will begin at the United Brethren church Sunday araing tbat will likely continue roughout the month. Rev. J. 0. inehart ot Marion will be the evangelist In charge, assisted by the local pastor, tba Rev. J. B. Kirsch. Evangelist Rinehart is a noted gospel worker, a strong preacher, a convincing speaker, energetic and practical and a most successful man la tbe church field. During tba meetings there will be special services for young people, children, aged people, men and women and a most interesting season of work is ln prospect. . All will he spiced with splendid services of song. Some ot Evangelist Rinehart's themes upon which be will speak during* the meetings are "Truth in the Nude," "Why I Am a Christian," "Gospel Twins," "Repentance, What Is Itt* "Capital and Labor," *'The Model Man," "Suicide, America's Greatest Sin." His theme for the meeting Sunday morning, the first service, is "Preparing the Way," and for the evening meeting, "Revivals, What Are Tbey?" Us one will want to miss hearing the Rev. Mr. Rinehart and attending all the meetings insofar as possible. Don't miss the services of Sunday, they will be sure to please and be of uplift and benefit to all. JOHM _TM*_:0l<m_L XXX X PsxVttX. rjBOKT Jjkjt. I. I9IC ■NEW *_/_"ME FSartr TO-DXf. Atm w—f-ii or —maraeB. AbOtD rejJRJTOKfcrCENXBU, JOWWB or HUNGARY TODAY Charles Succeeds Aged "i Franz Josef on the HMTEOR WEN UND Philadelphia. Pa., Dec. 30.—Seven of the army and amateur aviators who toft Hempstead, L. I., early today,' arrived at the League Island Navy yard this afternoon. Two fliers, it Is believed, were forced to descend en route because of engine trouble. SHANTY WHS IFIRE An alarm at 12:12 o'clock Saturday afternoon called are companies 1 and 2 to Oak'street where a shanty on a lot owned by the heirs of tba !•!• John Miller, the colored plasterer, had caught Art from a stove within the structure. The blase was an Insignificant one and soon extinguished. The building is said to be occulted by Alva Moore and several companions. In going to the fire truck No. 1 met with some delay owing ta a wheal dropping into a mud bole and then a tire chain coming off. CHRI8TMAS ENTERTAINMENT T_a Christmas entertainment of the Fairmount Children's Home schools J|toiU be held Tuesday evening at 7 BP'clock to tha chapel. The entertain- ^nent wsa postponed from a previous _Ma owing to tba severe weather, na public Is invited to be present PLENTY OF CHICKENS. *% 4. RICKARD. Luella Fillmore of Ravenna. Soon after marriage he sojd oUt *hfs. Interest In tbe grocery business abd engaged in the real estate''and Insurance business for, three years. He was twice elected a member of the city council from* the second ward and was president of the council two terms. He was a member of tbe Board of Review of the city in 1906, when he was nominated for mayor by the Republicans of the city and triumphantly elected. He was re-elected for a second term in 1907. He gave to the city' a clean and economical administration and retired from the office with a conviction that he bad been faithful to the trust reposed in him by the public. Following his retirement,' as mayor deceased was appointed ticket and freight agent ot tbe N. Y. C. railroad for Alliance, a position he held at the time of his death. Aside from his widow, he is survived by one brother, Joseph H. McConneU, ex-Auditor of Stark county and present director of public service of Alliance. Mr. McConneU waa a prominent member of the Masonic order being affiliated with tba following branches: Conrad Dodge No. 871, F. _ A. M., and Alliance Chapter No. 83, R. A. M„ Alliance; Salem Commandery No. 42, Knights Templar, Salem; Al Koran Temple, Mystic Shrine, Cleveland; Lake Erie Consistory, Thirty- Second degree Masons, Cleveland. He was a past High Priest ot Alliance Chapter. R. A. M. The -funeral -frill ba bald from tbe home on Haines avenue at two o'clock Wednesday afternoon in charge of the Knights Templars, and will ba public. Friends may view the remains Tuesday evening from 6:30 to 9:80 P. M. Shrer's glasses will please you. FOR RENT—2 MAIN ST. STORE ROOM*, ALSO 1 LARGE BASEMENT ROOM WITH GOOD EN. TRANCE. ARM8TRONG BROS. AGCY., 422 E. MAIN S. Take broken spectacles to Sharer. START A "GOLD CLUB." account now and be prepared for next Christmas. First National Bank- NOTICE ALLIANCE LODGE NO. 8«S, LOYAL ORDER Of MOOSE, AF- TER DEC. 2», tBIS, PAT ALL DUES tO HARRY E. 8CMOOLEY, ACT. SECY, BOOM NO. ft, CITY HALL BUILDING. TNI TABLE MARKET WILL BE OPEN FROM • TO 0:30 A. M. MEW YEARS. New classes at A. B. C. Jan. 7. OPEN FROM i:30 TO • O'CLOCK NEW YEAR'S MORNING. WILL DELIVER. B. 4. RICKARD. New classes at A- B. C. tea. 7. THE ".JANUARY*" VICTOR RECORDS ARE ON SALE AT DRAKE A TmrpeesMsAjhjep New classes te A- B. C. Aw$kW>M ' "h*rf&wt*'*'. ■ - ■"'■" Sharer's glift— for strained ejea. ——as^teto*'" ' ' VICTROLA MPARTMENT OPEN TONIGHT. ~MfW JANUARY RECORDS ON SALft TODAY AT DRAKE • MONINGER*. Throne International News Serviee. Budapest, Dec. 30—Despite the fact that bis empire is engaged in a desperate struggle for its existence tba final ceremonies today at the coronation of Charles as King Ot Hungary were matted by splendor and bril- UM«d|3«tt¥^%' ^____&1&J Thpusaadf. of persons, soldiers, cl- vttlans and officers of stat-e, had gath- ejrjsd bete from all parts of the em- aaa-*ahe'Cltr"w»a. hv- gala attire With flags and bunting. -, Thf* 'geremonles of "Coronation Bay*T, bagan at 7 o'clock this' morh< tog. '''«V«<W" '-•?$_**" Ancient w customs were /followed. -__« royal couple proceed to tbe Church at St. Matthew in a procession headed by the Hungarian premier. It is part of the ceremony that the new king, on reaching a hill, must point wit-'bis sword, to the cardinal points of tbe compass, thus signifying his intention ia defend tbe territory -against all enemies. After the ceremonies tbe king ride: to the castle while tbe minister of finance rides among the populace on horseback distributing gold coins. The crown of St. Stephen was taken to tba church of SL Matthew yesterday'and was guarded all night by soldiers. Tbe costumes, especially those of tbe ladies of theh Mart, were very beautiful. Queen Zita wore a white satin gown thaL together with Its gold ornaments, cost more than 310,000. Tbe reign of the new Hungarian ping begins under inauspicious circumstances due to the war. However, the young monarch is democratic by nature and popular and there is a universal belief that he will do everything in his power to bring about an early peace. It is understood that Charles has a number of reforms in mind. • Wl YEARS DAY TD BE fmjn WARMER In tar nit lone 1 Newa -service. Washington, D. C, Dec. 30—The weather bureau today issued tbe following forecast for next week: Ohio Valley and Tennessee—Temperatures will rite decidedly the first half of the week and remain moderate thereafter to the dose of the week. Except for rain or snow about Wednesday, the week will be oaa of generally fair weather. , Region of Great Lakes—There will ba a marked change to higher temperature daring the .first half of tbe week and moderate temperature there after. Except*for local Bnows Wednesday and Thursday, the week will be one of generally fair weather. EXHUMED BODY ^ M«n Killed by Train at Louisville Last February Is Identified. Canton, O,, Dae. 23—The body of a man who was thought -to bave been a tramp and who was killed last February hy A Pennsylvania train at Louisville, was exhumed at Louisville cemetery Sad identified as John Wilson, of Pittsburgh, by relatives aad friends Thursday morning. Tba man was burled to the Union cemetery at Louisville when ao relatives could be located. He was a stranger but bad been seen around Louisville for several days before be was found dead near the Pennsylvania tracks, having been run over by a train during the nigbt. Tba tomttT later advertised to numerous papers over the country trying to learn bis whereabouts. It wsa thought that he waa ln this vicinity aad tba family hunted through this part ot toa state for several months. His relatives heard ot a man being killed. St Louisville aad the description given of bim corresponded Wtth that of John Wilson. Thursday morning the body was disinterred aad identified by eight relatives sad friends. '"?"-■ New classes at A- B. C. Jaa. 7. NOTICE ALLIANCE LODGE NO. ASx, LOYAL ORDER OF MOOSE. AFTER DEC. SB, IBIS, PAY ALL DVES TO HARRY E. RCHOOLEY, AOT. SECY.. ROOM NO. C CTTY BALL B-ILDIN-. >■ Wfr4 Fine leases to smmSptT* Blsttat. THE NEW JANUARY VICTOR RECORDS GO ON SALE TODAY. DRAKE A MONINGER'S. EMIE MJiBU ^MIAGW RESIGNS Chicago, 111., Dec. 80.—Because of the high cost ot eggs a magician doing an egg trick St a local vaudeville house quit his job today. The illusionist breaks eighteen eggs at every performance. He was doing "two a day," but was asked to make lt seven turns instead. In seven days he figured he would use 882 eggs, worth 138.22 at tbe currant price of 62 cents a dosen. After paying his booking fee Of ten per cent he figured ha would lose 32.31 weekly. RE-ELECTEOHIGKWAY SUPT At tbe meeting of the -Lexington township trustees, Saturday, A. F. Ellett was reelected highway superintendent for too township, tbe period being tor tbe year 1917. The salary Is at the rate of four dollars per day for such time as he is employed at the work, he to furnish hla own conveyance to get about tbe township. Re: cently the trustees fixed the entire township as one highway district instead of sub-dividing it as Is done In some Instances. Mr. Ellett's term begins with the first day in January. HOPE TO HIE GIF OF Alliance Boosters Visit the State Highway Commis- . sioner to Get Aid LOWERS imiENNIE Paris, Dec. 29—Flight Lieut. Hei- teaux, of the French sir service, has brought dowa bis sixteenth aeroplane, the war office announced today to a communique devoted to aviation. Five German machines were brought down tn air fighting on December 27. One of these fell victim to Lieut. Loste, Who has now accounted for six hostile machines. CUPID ABOjMpYBfllT Bellalre. O., Dae. SO.—Charon had cupid for a passenger today. Rachel Clifford and Ross Baker were married on the Ohio River ferryboat Charon, moored at the Ben wood docte. They t*jill live in Akron. , Answer Artzner Charges P. A .Kauffman and Clement Knowles of Alliance bave filed an answer to the suit of Mary Artzner saying that an automobile accident for which she asked damages was the fault of ber own negligent driving. They ask tor $300 to a cross petition Welty and Burt filed the answer. Campbell Ras New Job R. P. Campbell, wbo was formerly a clerk In the Penna -freight office, has succeeded W. A. Heidman In the local position of _|a Joint" Rate Inspection Bureau, Mr. Heidman having been promoted to a district position. New classes at A. B. C. Jaa. 7. New classes at A- B. C. Jan. 7. THf "JANUARY" VICTOR RECORDS ARE ON SALE AT DRAKE A MONINGER'S. Secretary C. H. Bleich of the Cham ter of Commerce, Road Commissioner Joe French of Salem, Attorney L- P. Metzgar of Salem and J. S., Pllmer of Homeworth and others who held a conference with state highway commissioner. Cowan, regarding the paving of gaps on- the state -road returned from Columbus Friday»night, well pleased with tbelr meeting and sure that the ■jQlsatogvBhk. east of Ji fittewttr■ ho^ytoeesMm^tor bfipe aid and perhaps e^ber 'breaks in this road, at ah early date.'*-:n&|! * It was found that tbe state, has a surplus of only $8,000 to the credit of tne inter-county road funds and tbat tha market roads fund is exhausted. These funds win not be replenished until after tbe payment of June taxes in 1917, bat to provide funds for tbe closing of gaps it is proposed* to attach to the appropriation Mil to come before the state legislature an emer- gency clause, to permit the state high way commissioner to borrow funds oft tha expectancy of the June tax f«nd, and 1st road contracts as soon as tha bill is passed by the legislature. It is stated this plan Is approved by Governor-elect Cox and he will recommend the emergency clause to raise money- tor road building. It is now in order for the county commissioners of Columbiana and Mahoning, counties to make a request for state aid to complete the paving to Westville on the state road, and tor other gaps on tha Governor Cox Market road Nnumber 14. This is the next step necessary and the request from Columbiana county has already bean filed wtth Commissioner Cowan. Mahoning county will follow soon. It is expected the emergency bill will be passed by the state legislature early in January and this will ba followed by the letting of contracts by the state to close, up the gaps of paved roadg. The committee ara well pleased with the situation aad' are firm to their convictions tbat 50 per cent, of ths east of the construction of tin mile break noted above will be contributed by the state asd that ths counties of Mahoning ted Columbiana, tbe property -wfseis and townships wttl take ears of toe remaining helf of tbe cost of tha road. To sum lt all up, tha objectS>t. tbe conference at Columbus was more satisfactory tbsa expected aad assurance is gives that a paved road from Salem te Alliance via Sebriag will ha realised early in 1S17. It waa impossible to do more than was doaa at the conference. WILSON STILL E TO IT in President Will Not Abandon Hope Until Final Rejections are Heard ENTENTE ALLIES TO REJECT PEACE PLAN President Encouraged by • Activity of Scandinavian Countries DENIES OWjNG COMPANY To the Editor of the' Review: Your last night's Issue contained a squib to reference to an alleged litigation between the undersigned and tha defunct Lovett Jewelry company. Your source of Information bas grossly misrepresented. Tha fact Is tbat this company is indebted to me in a considerable sum and your informant has given you a false statement. Please give this the same publicity. Vary respectfully, J. 8. MILLER. K. OP P. NOTICE. -, MEMBERS ARE REQUESTED TO MEET AT CASTLE HALL MON. EVENING AT 7 P. M. TO CO TO THE HOME OP LATE BROTHER U. B. WETZEL. THS TABLE MARKET WILL BE OPEN PROM • TO STSO A. M. NEW YEARS. MBAR TNE NEW JANUARY VIC TOR RECOROB AT DRAKE A MONINGER'S TONIGHT, BY JOHN EDWIN NEVIN I. N. S. Staff Correspondent Washington, D. C, Dec. 30.—President Wilson will not write "ants' on his peace proposals when be receives the expected rejection of his suggestions from tha entente allies. Although the entente reply, to the American note will differ In essentials from the reply to tbe Teuton al lies now completed and expected to be sent forward from Paris next Tuesday or Wednesday, both, it is positively known, will decline peace excepting on the terms of the allies. But the president, it was learned today, feels very certain teat in tha notes there will be real loopholes which will permit him to continue his efforts to find a common ground between the belligerents on which eventually peace negotiations can ba commenced. Despite the veil of secrecy imposed by tbe president on all peace moves confirmation was obtained today of tha fact, previously reported in these dispatches, that Ambassador Gerard has put at the disposal of the president, in complete confidence, an outline of the concessions. Germany is ready to make to end the war. The message from Mr. Gerard was one of tbe longest that official has sent from Berlin since* he assumed his duties there. It detailed the entire conver sation which he had with the foreign minister, Zimmerman, and also information which he secured trom the kaiser personally. Although only President Wilson and Secretary Lansing officially know all that was In the message, there is no disguising tbe fact that it has greatly strengthened the president's hope thW a why to- securing peace is not entirely a hopeless proposition. "*'' ^ThformWftm reaped Jttw Oantt embassy that the entente allies reply to Germany's- peace-, suigestton wiir* be made known to_lg_t8&' jj'**';■"£[ It was understood at the embassy, that tbe entente reply would be in strict conformity wtth Lloyd George's speech in the House of Commons. Embassy officials who pursued tbe London Spectator's account mt. what the allies' terms are, said tbey reminded them of one trying to bash a large check on a bank at which he bad no account Reports from Berlin that the President's note was accompanied by an additional' communication which was ln tbe nature of an explanation of President Wilson's position was not confirmed in official circles here. Both at the White Rouse and tbe state department it was said that nothing was known of such a note. It was suggested that the Berlin resort might be based on the receipt by Mr. Gerard of the data sent bim dealing wltb the sinking of the P. and O. liner Arabia. Thto note followed tha president's peace note and Mr. Gerard was directed to bring it to the immediate attention of the German foreign office Inasmuch as tbe British government denied to toto the claims of tbe German submarine commander that the Arabia was "off her usual course, plainly a government transport, had no women and children on board, and was carrying Cooley laborers to be used on fortification work." Officials said that it was entirely possible that this waa tha "supplemental" note the Berlin advices referred to. The activity of tha neutral nations slong peace lines is greatly encouraging the president He believes that when the people of the entente nations realize the earnest effort that is being made to end tbe war, they will insist that their governments treat the subject wtth. the utmost seriousness. And, it again was pointed est today ta official circles that every move tbe president has made to Sato has been directed more at the people of tha warring countries themselves than at their officials. New classes at A B. C Jan. 7. NOTICE ALLIANCE LODGE XO. 362, LOYAL ORDER OF -MOOSE, AFTER DEC. 20, 1816, PAY ALL DUES TO HARRY E. SCHOOLEY, ACT. SECY.. ROOM BO. tt. CITY HALL BUILDING. New classes at A. B. C. Jan. 7. TEN DOLLAR8 (910) IN GOLD.' The mammoth cheese will be on sale the balance of this week, tha drawing will be held Saturday nigbt, December 30th, at 8:30 o'clock. Coupon number must be ta the bouse tbat wins the prise. Market House Cheese Stand. START A "GOLD CLUB" account now and be prepared for next Christmas. First National Bank. LATE MODEL PORD TOURING CAR; EXCELLENT CONDITION, FOR SALE AT A BARGAIN. ALLI- ANCE MOTOR CAN CO. DRAKE A MONINGER* JANUARY VICTOR RECORDS ARE ON SALE TODAY. VICTROLA DEPT. OPEN roirmpsW* • SEMITE TU HURRIES PLANS OF NEW RAILROAD BILL Interstate Commerce Committee to Advance Hearing* on President Wilson's Railroad Legislation Program —Senator Newlands Will Go Ahead With Compulsory Arbitration Provision Before Strike or Lockout Can Be Called, Despite Opposition of the Railroad Brotherhoods. tnternational News Servioe. Washington, - D. C-, Dec. 30—The senate interstate commerce committee today completed plans to hurry the hearing on President Wilson's railway legislation -program. The serious veiled strike threat of the big four railroad employes brotherhoods has resulted in galvanizing Into action the machinery at the capital, which will precipitate one of the greatest battles ever staged there. Senator NewlandS, chairman, of the Senate Interstate commerce committee, will go ahead with the "compulsory arbitration" hearing regardless ot the opposition of the railroad brotherhoods. The hearings will begin Tuesday. "The hearings will not be halted by the opposition of the railroad employes," Senator Newlands declared to the International News Service today. *-"We will proceed as usual, but with expedition. I do not know just who wttl. appear before tbe committee next Tuesday, but representatives of the brotherhoods, the railroad companies and the general public have been invited, and I hope-tbe proposed legislation can get. early consideration in the Senate and House." Chairman Adamson, of tbe House Interstate commerce committee, who will not return .to Washington until congress reconvenes, is understood to be in thorough, accord with the administration plans. ' , ., The only weapon now in the hands of the railroad employes which can precipitate a crisis prior to the conclusion of the hearings, it is believed by administration leaders, is the strike order which may go out before tbs trace ends if It IS seen that their •Waft* r#fHa» The situation may develop into " a Tffee to see whether the -proposed new law can be put Into effect before 4 general strike is voted by tha employes. Big Pour May Use Big Stick. The "big four" railroad brotherhoods are preparing again to use tha "big stick," wielded with such signal success over congress last August, when tbe Adamson 8-hpur > law was Jammed through in record time. Prom trustworthy sources here, It was stated positively today that when tha time comes, if tbe 400,000 members ef the brotherhoods vote a general strike to combat the refusal of the railroads to put tbe Adamson law Into affect pending decision by the supreme court on Its constitutionality, the tactics of last August trill b* used. This would mean that a general strike order would go out In effect automatically unless a code message known only to the brotherhood heads was flashed to the local chair- men of the brotherhoods to stop the impending strike. The tacit promise that no strike would be called for two months at least is the ray of hope to which the administration Is looking for a resolution of tbe irritating problem. While no accurate estimate -oaa ba made of the action of the supreme court, department of justice officials are confident that a decision on tha constitutionality of the Adamson law will be handed down before that time. The administration plans to bring all possible pressure to bear to force through congress as early as possible the measure urged by the president - for the compulsory arbitration of difficulties between railways and their employes, keeping tbem »t their Jobs and forbidding lockouts by the railroads pending investigation of thm _vances of both. , \ si$A% A'-BWe* IS-pTWittlon to this measure the brotherhoods has been promised. rot by I Iu Hard Fighting Has Shifted m To Verdun; Germans Launch Sharp Attacks Along Meuse tnternational News Service. London, England, Dec. 30.—The scene of the Winter's hardest fighting oa the western front has been shifted from the Somme sector to Verdun. Using picked troops, transported from the Somme battle arena, the Germans have launched a tremendous move- ment on the eastern side of the Meuse It is the evident Intention of the Oerman crown prince to attempt U, gain dominating positions on the left bank of the Meuse to order to put the recently won French positions on the eastern side of the Meuse - under a cross Are from German guns. There waa violent cannonading * on both sides of the river last night followed with Infantry attacks. The Germans are trying to extend their positions around Hill No. 30* and on the southern slope of Mort Homme (Dead Man's Hill) but their efforts were met with powerful French counter attacks. It Is now evident that the French have learned ot tbe German plans for a new drive on the Verdun front and shifted troops there tb meet it This accounts tor-tbe announcement that the British have taken over more ot the Somme line. The British war office in a abatement Hsn.i1 early today reported a successful infantry attack against German trenches east of Le Bars and bom bard ments along tbe northern end ot the Somme front. It admits the loss of an aeroplane. nounced today. Some of these attacks were preced* ed by intense artillery fire Advances by British and French patrols at othec points on the front were repulsed. Northwest of Lille, on tbe Somme and along tbe Aisne river, the firing increased. ■-■ii"--J. - SHUT CASHIER, TIEN FLEEJUH S20.D00 International News Servtc-4. Los Angeles, Cat., Dec. 30.—Entering the Broadway office of tha Square Deal Loan Association shorb*' ly after Al Joseph, 40, had opened its doors today, two armed mea shot Joseph through the mouth, probably fatally wounding him, sad escaped with jewelry and cash totaling lit,* 000. Violent Fighting la Champagne International Haws Service. Paris, France, Dec. 30—Fighting in Champagne is reported in the communique issued by the war office today. The French delivered a successful surprise attack west of Tahure. Near Beauzjour a German attack broke down under tbe French fire. There was the usual artillery activity on the Verdun front. DINNER FM FIUEI . The members of th city fire department are to have a pig roast and dinner at the central statioh Sunday evening, when Chief Held had Captains Cleveland, Morris aad Lattlmer will be the hosts. The boys ara looking ahead witb pleasure to the event. The "porker" la already at headquarters. Teutons Take SOS Prisoners International News Service. Vienna, Dec. 30.—la Thursday's fl.ghtlng the Austro-Hungarian troops In Roumania captured 300 prisoners. *ht cannon asd SS machine guns in Wallachia and the mountains west of Folksbanl the wsr office announced in a statement dated December ft. North west ef Rimnlk-Sarat, toe Russians are retreating. Preach assaults Turned Back lntf>rnatlertal Mews ServlaS Berlin, via Say vllle wireless,' Dec. BA—Attempts by the French to win back tbe ground captured by the Germans northwest of Verdun were aQ vs pulsed, tbe German war office an- Postoffice Notice > The Alliance postoffice will be open until 9 a. m. Monday January 1st. New Year's day. The money order and postal savings departments, how. ever, will not be open. Carriers will make one delivery of malt. BURIAL OF BARTON WARD The remains at Barton Ward, tbd aged man kttled on the Penna Lines, east of the city last Saturday night, wereburied In the Alliance Cemetery Frlday morning. No relatives of toe;" deceased could be located. The expense of burial is borne by tbe town, ship. ELGIN BUTTER MARKET Elgin. 111.. Dee. SO.—Butter solo) on the bettor board today at 38 1-1 at 39 cents per pound. The market was firm and most ef the sales were at 80 cents, aa Increase of one-half cent over last week. New classes at A- B. C. Jen. 7. Sharer's glasses are always nest, try* classes at A B. C. Jan. jjk.
|Title||The Alliance review and leader. (Alliance, Ohio), 1916-12-30|
|Place||Alliance (Ohio); Stark County (Ohio); Mahoning County (Ohio)|
|Date of Original||December 30, 1916|
|Submitting Institution||Rodman Public Library|
|Submitting Institution||Rodman Public Library|
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your wind-pipe reduce, the cost of
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ALLIANCE. OHIO, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 30, 1916.
TO BE THROWN
Public Inspection of Institution to Be Held New
MAY BE USED AFTER
Equipment Practically Complete and Building is
Ready for Use
'The new city hospital wilt, be
thrown open for public inspeetlpn
New Tear's day. And the institution will receive patients tor treatment Tuesday.
This Is tbe cheering news which
Came today from the hospital building commission who, with the city
officials extend a cordial invitation
to all residents to visit the hospital
Monday and Inspect. The hours will
be from 1 to 5 o'clock p. m. and from
6:80 to 9 p. m.
Practically all of the equipment
far. tho new institution has arrived.
Only minor equipment is yet needed
and this is expected soon. It will
not interfere with the conduct of the
new hospital ln any way.
The new institution Is one of the
finest and most complete in Ohio. It
is a credit to Alliance and to the
I IT WETZELFWEML
Lieut. Col. C. O. Weybrecht received word Saturday afternoon from
tin adjutant generaVs department
at. Columbus that the state was arranging to send a company of the
Onto naval militia trom Cleveland to
the funeral of Capt. U. S. Wetzel,
who commanded Company K, Eighth
Ohio Infantry. The services will he
held Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock.
The naval mlUtta is tha only available organization of Ohio guardsmen,
the other branches being on duty on
the Mexican border.
John L. McConneU Passes
Away Saturday Afternoon
at His Home
ONE OF FIRST 32D
DEGREE MASONS HERE
Paralytic Stroke Proves
Fatal to Well Known
Resident of City
John L. McConneU, ex-mayor ot
Alliance, died at his-home on Haines
avenue, at 13:86 o'clock Saturday afternoon from the after effects of a
paralytic stroke suffered Wednesday.
About four years ago he had a severe stroke which caused him to be
an invalid for some time, bat he bad,
apparently, gained his normal'condition when the second and-fatal stroke
visited him. Deceased was born In
Belmont county, July 18, 1880, and
with his parents came to Alliance
Christmas day, 1867.
* He received his education in the
public schools of tba- city and upon
reaching manhood, became a" partner with bis "brother Joseph H. McConneU in the grocery business. Later the brothers conducted a wholesale grocery store and were successful.
In 1898 he was married to Miss
VAB MAP CHANGES
mt Services to Begin at the
United Brethren Church
A series of meetings will begin at
the United Brethren church Sunday
araing tbat will likely continue
roughout the month. Rev. J. 0.
inehart ot Marion will be the evangelist In charge, assisted by the local
pastor, tba Rev. J. B. Kirsch.
Evangelist Rinehart is a noted
gospel worker, a strong preacher, a
convincing speaker, energetic and
practical and a most successful man
la tbe church field. During tba meetings there will be special services
for young people, children, aged people, men and women and a most interesting season of work is ln prospect. . All will he spiced with splendid services of song.
Some ot Evangelist Rinehart's
themes upon which be will speak during* the meetings are "Truth in the
Nude," "Why I Am a Christian,"
"Gospel Twins," "Repentance, What
Is Itt* "Capital and Labor," *'The
Model Man," "Suicide, America's
Greatest Sin." His theme for the
meeting Sunday morning, the first
service, is "Preparing the Way," and
for the evening meeting, "Revivals,
What Are Tbey?"
Us one will want to miss hearing
the Rev. Mr. Rinehart and attending
all the meetings insofar as possible.
Don't miss the services of Sunday,
they will be sure to please and be of
uplift and benefit to all.