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ea"^VTe''£el3^^ae^<«,»3?ieWee~a?e^^lTp^ Putting off the advertising may re- duce expenaes, but ao doe* cutting your wind-pipe reduce the cost of (tying. VOL. THE ALLIANCE EEVIEW AND LEADER West-hart Probably rain, turning ta snow tonight; otonng Thurvday wit* S WWI eaM wa***. Baraemetcr 29.081. IndhaHsg rain or anow; temperature 42; threafteninf. XXIX, NO. 14: ALLIANCE, OHIO, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 31, 1917. TWO CENTS. KOCH STOfiE IS FLOODED; LOSS IH1IES2.III Water Pipe Valve is Not Turned Off Tightly, Deluge Comes NEW SHOE STOCK IS DAMAGED BY FLOOD PRESIDENT'S DAUGHTER AN OUT-DOOR ENTHUSIAST mmmmmmmm<mmm:'?m<mm&'®*mmpM-^ ' Clothing and Furnishings Are Hard Hit by Trouble The Koch Brothers' clothing and Wen's furnlshinK store, known aa .(Whe Style Store for Men," suffered tt Considerable less to stock, damaged by watej\ Tuesday night, when thc salesrooms were flooded by water escaping from a steam pressing machine located on the third floor of the building. Discovery of the damage was made when the store was opened Wednesday morning. I. Koch estimates the loss at from $1,- 600 to $.?,000 and It Is not known at this time as to whether tbe loss is covered by insurance. The trouble Is said to be due to a valve on the water pipe leading to the tank of a steam pressor not being fully shut off. When the machine is In shape for operation the ■team pressure keeps thc water baok but as the steam pressure went down the water circulated through the machine and on to the floor. Seeping through the floor the water llrst reached tbe mezzanine flour where a stocl. of fine shoes Is carried. The pasteboard boxes cantaiulng the shoes fell to pieces when touched after being soaked with water. Tbe leather, perhaps, Is not seriously damaged. Continuing on, the water reached the stock of children's clothing on the flrst floor shelving and tables and here a big damage was done, the suits, shirts, etc., being soaked At this floor the water followed the floor to tbe front door but as the cases are above thc floor thc stock In them was not touched. The goods at the north end of the are, ln the basement, jilso suffered beavy damage and it will require •everal days to sort through thc Stock and get it in shape for selling. White perhaps mot seriously Injured as far as appearance and wearing" qualities are concerned, many of the suits, etc., will have to be sold at a reduction. The work of re-pressing will be a long and laborious one. The firm was just about to start | the work of Invoicing the stock. 4 PASSED; THREE ARRESTS MADE Police Probe Alleged Fraudulent Passing of Worthless Checks STOREKEEPERS CASH CHECKS PRESENTED 2-11 SS_ >XA.R6ARETi\*at«CfrT.'( Miss Margaret Wilson, daughter of | tlon at Tama the President, has shown that she ts a great deal mors of a Winter sport enthusiast than most people thought. Recently she spent a few days' vaca *Vi'/im?et'**tT>o/vi9ir; Varna Farms N. Y.. where the temperature was considerably below zero. Miss Wilson surprised everyeni by proving herself proficient on snow shoes, skiis and ai other Winter sports. Three Men Taken on Suspicion as Case is Investigated Ten Per Cent Raise Given 800 Shop Employes ot City INSPECT MINE FOR ray cosl supply A parly of city officials composed of. Mayor W< stover, Service Director McConneU, Safety Director I'atton, Engineer Shidler and Councilman Lower went to Sslineville, Wednesday, io Inspect a coal mine which i"s in view as a likely one for a municipal coal mine providing such an enterprise can be legally conducted by the city. About S00 employes of the Alliance Machine company and the Alliance Structural Steel company plants will receive a ten per cent Increase In wages, according to notices posted today in these shops. Tho following notice, signed by President \V. H. Purcell, was posted In tbe machine company plant: "At the annual meeting of tbe directors of the Alliance Machine company, in view of conditions existing now. and as a form of expression that we appreciate your long and faithful sendee with its. in many cases from the start, tt was decided to give a general advance of ten per cent over the rates now received, to all the employes of our company. excepting foremen and official officials. in connection with this notice we respectfully call your at. tention to a condition over which none of us have control, and to which way it will break is beyond the power of any of -us to analyze, that these war conditions must break, while tbe indications are that it will be soon, there ' is no telling whether it will hit us very hard In the way of slowing down bnsfness. or whether we will be able to continue with a fair business after a short period of a complete stop, but 11 is to the interest of all of us to play a safe game and put away a little cash each pay to carry us through whatever may come to pass. "If it is go<x], then we are all just a little bit better off. "All the directors request of their employes Is a fair day's work for a fair day's pay." Similar notice was posted in the plant of the Alliance Structural company and signed by President G. W. Shem. SHOOT WEIGHT E BROUGHT L EDC1E MAN PROMOTED (Charles McGirr is Accused by Deputy County Tbe city police department Wednesday was centering its attention upon Investigation work relative to a wholesale cashing of bogus bank checks In Alliance, a considerable number of fraudulent checks having come to light through the daily clearance business of the local banks. Tbree arrests have been made and the prisoners slated on the police blotter wltb the charge of suspicion, the names recorded being Howard Barrett, W. D. Hughes and Qlen Phillips, the latter an Alliance lad who at present is out on parole from the Hoys' Industrial School at Lancaster. Barrett and Hughes were arrested Tuesday evening about 5:30 o'clock at Main street and Liberty avenue by Ofllcers Tullis and Hawkins. Phillips was found at No. 106 East Rosenberry street early Wednesday morning by Ofllcers Stark and Byder. Boqus rhecks which are In the possession of the police and which bear the supposed signature of. A. G. Kmery. a well known local coal dealer, are as follows: One for $15 In favor of Jessie Klsh upon the City Savings Bank & Trust Company was cashed by D. W. Fisher, who conducts a grocery store at Arch avenue and Market street, the check bearing date of January 6th; one cashed by W. L. Thomas, Liberty avenue grocer, and drawn in favor of Arthur Cline for $2.", and upon the First National Bank, dated January 29th; one taken by the Ohio State Telephone Company and made ln favor of Harry Howell for $20; another cashed by Issie Wise for $8.50 and made payable to Arthur Jennings and drawn on the City Savings Bank, this dated December 9th. It was stated by police Wednesday that young Phillips had been positively identified as the person who bad the check cashed at tbe Wise meat market. Messrs. Barrett and Hughes are said to have been ln and out of Alliance lor some time, the latter working for a few days at the freight depot According to police, he claims to be inter ested ln a pump and handle works at Wooster. Officers were busy Wednesday en deavorlng to get hold of other checks which are said to have been fraudulent and upon which the name of Harry Watson has been used as tbe maker. INAUGURAL PARADE Washington, D. C„ Jan. ni.—Forty thousand matchers will take part in the inaugural parade when President Wilson is again Inducted Into office, March 4, the war department announc ed today. The makeup of the column, commanded by Major General Scott, chief of staff, as grand marshal, wlll be: First division—3,200 of the regular establishment, including Annapolis and West Point cadets, coast artillery, engineers, Marines and blue jacket*. Second division—National guard, school cadets, and all others under arms who are not regulars. Third division—G. A. R. and cor.- feeferato veterans, army and navy union, Spanish war veterans, etc. Fourth division—Civic organizations. FIX TIME OF NOTE "LEAK Young Broker Tells of Fore cast Wired of President's Paper GIRL POSTAL CLERK FINED Mayme Lange Admits Tampering With Mail in Postoffice BRITISH ARMED SHIPS TRY TD SINK HER S WOMAN'S CURIOSITY IS BLAMED FOR ACT Federal Judge Lets Girl Off Easily After Guilty Plea Secretary of State Lansing Says Specific Instances Have Already Been Cited to Department and Are Being Investigated—Berlin Insists Ships Could Be Classi. fied as Auxiliary Cruisers—Danger of Break With Either England or Germany is Closer Today Than at any Time Since the Sinldng of the Lusitania. Sealer Arthur I). Allen of this city, has been made assistant superintendent of the American Steel Foundries plan: ln Sharon, Pn., and has gone to his Ms. duties on Wednesday. Mrs. Al- ifS* will remain in this citv for a short , rB&o .visiting her parents, Mr. -and | *'h.e"_" Mrs. Leslie Zeigler and other rel Uvea ejelore leaving for her new horn VISITING COLLEGES Mrs. Mary Carr Curtis of Damascus, national student secretary of the Woman's Foreign Missionary society of the M. K. church Is on a visit to colleges pertaining to the work iu which she is engaged. She will visit among Others, Muskingum and Flndlay. NOTICE 1 You save $5.00 by ord •ring an OHIO ELECTRIC SWEEP KR before Feb. I for immediate or later delivery. Uasy payments. Free trial. Jno. W. Rose, 506 R Bell; 38S3 O. S. 4 USED ELECTRIC TURES FOR SALE STEIN A DAMON'S STORE. LIGHT CHEAP JEWELRY WANTED LABORERS. 27 1-2c AN HOUR APPLY AUSTIN CO., OFFICE BROADWAY, CORNER MORGAN. I'pon complaint filed by John S. Carman, depuly sealer of weights and measures for Stark county. Charles Mrltlrr, appeared before Acting May or Crubaugh. Wednesday morning, entered a piea of not guilty l to the charge filed, which was that of I willfully, fraudulently and unlawfully I selling to Mary Blackford a certain! quantity of coal, to-wit, lo.'.o pounds I for the quantity of 2oiO pounds, there- j Ity giving false and short weight. The coal slips in the possession of Mr. I Carman, and upon which he bases the action, show a change in the quantity of coal delivered but not in the price, j The coal was purchased by Mr. Mc- i Girr from A. G. Emory and delivered to Maty Blackford, a resident of Marlboro. Mr. McGirr gave bond in the sura of j $100 for his appearance at 9 o'clock Saturday morning, February 3d. When arraigned he stated that he was not guilty of changing the coal slips and FIX-1 that someone elite must have made AT | the alleged alterations. Mr. Carman says that be has a number of other slips which bave been altered ln a similar manner. Sharp Attack in Vosges Mountains Repulsed, Berlin Says International News Service. Berlin, Cermany, via Sayville wir-8- less, Jan. SI.—After a long lull there waa a thunder clap of fighting In the Vosges mountains last nigbt. The Oerman war office reported today that the French attacked part of the Oerman positions near 1-eintrey, on the frontier of Lorraine, but that thc assault was repulsed The attack van made after a violent bombardment which lasted from noon until sunset. On other parts of the western front severe frosts and snow storms limited the fighting activity. FINED FOR TROLLEY CIR DISTURBANCE Teutons Capture Russian Position. Internationa) News Servte*. Berlin, via Sayville wireless, Jan. 31.—The capture of a Russian position on the northern end of the eastern front, along with 914 Russians, 14 of them officers, and 15 machine guns was announced by the German war office today. The admission of a Russian gain on the Roumanian front was made. ROME CO. CHARTERED ICE CREAM PRICE ID WES eflA^AMMMMMMW Alliance's Articles of incorporation of the Hun garian Workmen's Home Company, mention of wbich was made a few j days ago were Died in Columbus to I day. The company is Incorporated I with a capital of $20,000 par value at $25 a sbare and will build a building to be used for purposes similar to that of a V. M. C. A. hall. February 19 to 24 Announcement was made Wednesday that steadily Increasing prices on sugar, cream, flavors and all materials used in making ice cream have forced the wholesale manufacturers to advance their ice cream prices to the dealers. Dealers throughout the city have raised the retail price to 25 cents a quart and 20 cent* a pint. LISBON PIONEER DEAD. Mrs. Louisa Catharine Lodge Webber; pioneer woman of Lisbon is dead at the age of 91 years. Death occurred in the house where she was born. Two sons and one daughter survive together with two sisters, Mrs. Harriet McElroy of Lisbon and Mrs. Lucinda Gaskill of Cleveland. I'pon an affidavit filed by David O.reenshields, special officer for the Stark Klectric Railroad Company, lOdward Lournoux of Maximo was brought before Justice of the Peace \V. L. Crubaugh Tuesday evening upon two charges, tbat of tising obscene language ln tbe presence of ladies and also of assaulting the conductor of the car. The incident took place Sunday evening upon the Stark Electric car leaving Canton at 8 o'clock. Mr. Lournoux entered a plea of guilty to both charges and for using obscene language was lined $10 and costs. For assaulting the conductor he was lined $20 and costs. Both assessments were paid, "fhe accused stated that he had been drinking and It appears that he became angry when he failed to locate a newly married couple for whom a crowd of friends were waiting. Attorney Curtis M. Shetler represented the prosecution at the hearing. DRYS HfJ SENATE International News Service, Washington, D. ('., Jan. 31.—Dry forces in congress scored another success this afternoon when the senate without a roll call passed the "Bone dry" Alaska bill. International News Service. New York, N. Y., Jan. 31.—The time of the. now famous "leak" of President Wilson's peace note was definitely established today as between 12:.".s'and 1: D4 o'clock on tbe afternoon of December 20. In those 56 minutes some one tipped off Wall Street and thereby brought about one of the biggest crashes the street has seen in years. Steady hammering by Sherman I... Whipple, counsel to the congressional committee which is investigating this leak brought tbis out at today's hearing. E. F. Hutton, a youthful broker, who admitted his firm received information from Washington, declared he made $32,000 by selling "short" In the hectic days between Dec. 12 and 23. The first information concerning the President's peacu move that his office received, he said, came from F. A. Connolly ft Co., at Washington, of wbich R. W. Belling, brother-in-law of President Wilson, is a partner. Contents Were Forecasted. Whipple took the telegram which Hut ton ft Co. sent out to their various connections on the fateful day to narrow down the time of the leak. He showed that at 12:58 a "flash" was put out saying it was "reported" the state department was going to make a peace move. Later a confidential message was sent out to clients stating that a message would be sent out, and gave a startling forecast of its contents. Hutton couldn't explain this. The messages were prepared, ho said, by one of his partners, George. A. Ellis, wbo Is now in the south for his health. A summons for his Immediate appearance In New York was issued. It will take him two days to get here, it was said. Hutton's boolip, which he submitted to tho committee, showed that Connolly & Company were not short to any great extent from December 5 to 22. Never in that period, according to Hutton's figures, was the Cnnnolly- Holllng concern, "short" more than 400 shares. Hutton declared that the fact that Boiling was a member of Connolly and Company in no way influenced his selection of the concern as was done. Hutton admitted under questioning by Representative Bennett, that he did not believe the 'leak" was very prevalent in the street. "As a matter of fact," he continued warmly, "I don't thiffk there Is any •'leak." The books show that Connelly and Co. lost Instead of making money during this period. If they had had any advance information they would certainly not have lost money. The books sptak for themselves." Representative Cblppcrfleld of Illinois, attempted to get Hulton to admit tbat tbe industrial stocks were sacrificed In the crash In order to gave tbe railroad*?, whlcb he said were protected by Morgan and other big In- Iterests. Hutton denied that this was true. I The inductrials were hardt?st hit, he said, because they were "top heavy" and selling for more than tbey were worth. International Hews Servfe* Cleveland, O., Jan. 31.— Miss Mayme Lange, 22, former postal clerk at Sa- I f | llnf-ville, pleaded guilty before Federal Judge Kllits today to charges of opening mail and abstracting $50 and v.-iuj fined $100 and costs. The girl looked as if she had stepped out of a fashion plate when she was arraigned before the court. She wore a long green coat, buff shoes, and a cute little green turban, set at a rakish angle', adorned her head. "I am perfectly familiar with tbis case," interrupted Judge Killits when District Attorney Wertz started to read the indictment. "Representations made to me on .both sides have been entirely sympathetic. 1 am disposed to give no prison sentence." Tho girl said it was lust the proverbial curiosity of woman that made her open mail addressed to other people. "I cannot account for my opening the letters in any other way." she said. "It wasn't because I needed the mom y." Miss Lange was caught on a decoy letter containing five ten dollar bills, mailed by Postoffice Inspector Owens. This followed complaints of Sallneville peope that their mail was being opened and read, and then scaled up again before it reached them. Miss Ijinge was accompanied in court by ber aged mother and Attorney XV. S. Totts of Lisbon. Sirs FAIRMOUNT HOME NEEDS SOME ATTENTION Cass BRITISH CASUALTIES REPORTED International News Service. London. England, Jan. 31.—British casualties during the first thirty days of January were M0 officers and 31,- 394 men according to estimates com piled today from published lists. MARIE KAISER, TONE TEST RECITAL TO-NIGHT, FIRST M. E. CHURCH AT S.-15. FREE ADMISSION TICKETS AT CASSADAY DRUG CO. SOCIETY EDITOR ILL Miss Althea Oyster, society editor ot The Review, ia all at har home —City Solicitor A. W. Morris was in northeast of the city with diphtheria. | Ravenna toda* on legal business. Garrettsville Farmer Jailed in Gir International Newt Servtee. Cleveland, O., Jan. 31.—Federal Judge Killits today sentenced Delos W. Smith, 43, Uarrettsville farmer, to four months in the Akron jail for taking an 18 year old girl to California in violation of the Mann act. William Mink, 24. former teller at tlje Union National Bank here, was sentenced to five years in the Atlanta federal prison for embezzling $15,O0J of tbe bank funds. MARIE KAISER, TONE TEST RECITAL TO-NIGHT, FIRST M. E. CHURCH AT SMS. FREE ADMISSION TICKETS AT CASSADAY DRUG CO. —Leroy Hllles and Grace Evleen Eckenroad, both of Berlin Center, hare been granted a marriage license at Youngstown. The young lady's age ls given as seventeen while the groom to be has just reached Ms majority. Say* He Sent Note's Forecast. Pasadena, Cal.. Jan. 31.—The "leak" investigation by a congressional committee is "bunk" in tho opinion of Allan M. Clement, Chicago broker, who has been disclosed in the New Yortc Investigation as sender of the famous telegram which predicted with startling accuracy tbe nature of President Wilson's peace note ten houra before it was made public. "Yes, I sent the telegram to E. F. Hutton," said Clement today. "The basis for it was mere rumor. LaSalle Street was full of reports tbat the president was about to send a peace note and I simply reputed this rumor and asked In the telegram for more direct information. Note that I sought information and did not give It. I do not know where tha rumors originated and I certainly cannot give any Information of value to the committee. "The whole investigation is a lot of bunk anyway." The ladles of the spent Tuesday very pleasantly and profitably at the Falrmount Children's Home. The ladies took their dinners, and spent the day sewing for the children, and looking through the buildings which we found were badly in need of repair. Many splendid reforms have been made, many more should be made. But this seems impossible on account of a lack of funds. We understand that this is dun to the fact that Columbiana county does not do ber part in maintaining tbe home. Can not they be compelled to? There are now 151 children In the home, M-l boys and 47 girts, '22 of whom aro little tots under four and a half years of age, reaching out their little hands for love. The ladles left late in the afternoon, fully convinced that a splendid missionary opportunity lay at our door. Also an appeal to Mr. Voter to go out and investigate for himself tbe needs of the home. And we feel sure he will want a voice in saying what shall be done for 154 small citizens of Stark and Columbiana counties. THE SEARCHLIGHT CLUB, By Mrs. Ellen Vogt BY JOHN EDWIN NEVIN I. N. S. Staff Correspondent Washington, D. C, Jan. 31—Germany has promised the state department complete "proof" thnt British armed merchantmen systematically hunt Ger man submarines to ram or sink by can non fire. Specific instances of such actions al ready have been cited to the state department. However, up to tbe present time this evidence is Incomplete and as a result the United States has not utilized it to base a direct inquiry to Oreat Britain Secretary of State Lansing said today. The German government has prom ised however, that it will make out a complete case in its endeavor to have tbe United States class entente mer- chant craft, armed fore and aft, as auxiliary cruisers. It has cited to this government copies of alleged French and British orders to mer chant captains telling them to ram or sink in any way possible all sut- mairnes sighted. In addition, it' Is al leged tbat standing cash prizes of $5,000 per submarine are offered by all of the entente governments. Secretary Lansing said today that be has no information that such prizes are offered, "except for successful resistance to attack." He also said that this government was without any direct information tbat entente merchantmen, especially British are to be more heavily armed. So far as the suggestion that armed vessels shall leave their armament at Halifax is concerned, the secretary -reiterated his opinion that such action would have no weight. This government would pass upon the status of the vessel as it left the bome port, he said. He made no comment on the lnfor- Searchlight club j mation that came from German sour- cos, that taking off armament at Halifax would be a concession by tho British admiralty that such armament was Illegal. The United States ls still without reply from Germany'to its latest note dealing with tbe sinking of the Arabia and the Marina. The state depart ment has furnished the German authorities with evidence wbich. It claims, shows that the sinking of these two vessels was a violation ot Germany's Sussex pledges. Secretary Lansing said that the matter was now before tbe German authorities and tbat until their reply was received, there was nothing more tbe United States could do. A break with either England or I without warning. Germany waa closer today than at any time since the sinking of the Lusitae nla. Officials of the administration for the most part are taking a gloomy view of tbe situation. They profess to believe that no difference will oo- cur involving tbe United States as a result of armed ship controversy which cannot be straightened out through diplomatic channels, however, Germany Delays U-Boat War Unofficial reports, believed to ba thoroughly reliable. Indicate that tha German government ls holding ott Ita threatened submarine campaign against the armed merchant fleets of ber enemies in the hope tbat a ruling may come from tbe United States ex. actly defining the status of merchant* men armed fore and aft. The presi- dent and his advisors still are undecided whether thin ruling shall bo made now or after a specific case of a clash between a submarine and an armed merchantman has arisen. Tba German government has Indicated In an Informal manner its earnest doslro that the status of steamers armed for* and aft be laid down by thn United States now, before bitterness Is aroused by the loss of lives through one of theae vessels being sunk. Earnest requests are being msde la all sections of the country that ths government make some official announcement of its attitude on the efc fectlve arming of merchant snips. Writers on naval affairs make no effort to disguise the seriousness of the submarine menace. The only offlcial public utterances to indicate tha trend of government action was made ln the house of commons on December 14 when Sir Edward Carson stated that "tbe government Is earnestly considering tbe question of arming al! merchant ships." The suggestion has been made thaf merchant ships be sent out in fleets under the convoy of one or more wan ships. Whether this suggestion wilt be followed up is not known now but color ls lent to the proposal by ths recent naval conference in London tot) tbe."closer coordination of the British French, Italian and Russian navies. The chief Issues Involved are these.1 First—The possibility of diplomat*** entanglement with the United States. Sescond—The possibility of ths wholesale loss of life among non Mmt hatant seamen If Germany should de» olde to sink all armed merchantmen EDO SETTER ROADS Conton, O.. Jan. 31.—(Special)— Stark County Highway Superintendent Sickafoose went to Columbus Wednesday to attend the annual meeting of tbe state association of county engineers, wbich is to be in session three days. While ln Columbus, Sickafoose expects to confer with state highway officials regarding tbe maintenance of state roads in the county. He will also seek federal road funds for Stark county, he< said. Slpfcafoose will make an effort to persuade Deputy State Highway Engineer Sharp to come here to inspect the state roads witb a view to tbeir maintenance by the state. MARIE KAISER, TONE TEST RE C I T A L TO-NIOHT, FIRST M. E. CHUROH AT SMS. FREE ADMISSION TICKETS AT CASSADAY DRUG CO. —The father of Harry Sllfkln of the Economy Shoe Store is critically ill In a hospital at Pittsburgh and his children have been called to his bedside. PRESENTED TINE FLIC W. P. Lowrey Makes a Nice Gift to the State Street Schools. A fine bunting flag, seven by twelve feet, was presented to the State street school, Tuesday afternoon, it being a gift of W. P. Lowrey, a member of the Grand Army'and also of the Sons of Veterans, who resides at Llma- vllle. Rev. Anderson, another Civil war veteran, gave an address. The four higher rooms of the school were assembled for the occasion. The pupils gave a number of vocal selections. This makes the eighth flag presented to schools by Mr. Lowrey, six to public schools and two to Sunday schools. He Is patriotic instructor of tbe local Sons of Veterans. Plot To Kill Lloyi George and Cabinet Aide Uncovered} Four Suspects Under Arrest A8KS FOR DIVORCE. Canton, O., Jan. 31.—(Special) — Extreme cruelty ls charged by Mrs. Elizabeth Florea ln ber suit for divorce from Nick Florea of Alliance. She says he attacked her yesterday and beat her. W. M. Roach of Alliance is ber attorney. —E. P. Speidel who has been ill is aW» to be out. International News Services, London, England, Jan. 31.—A plot to murder Premier David Uoyd Oeorge and Arthur Henderson, two ot the most dominant figures in tbe British cabinet bas been unearthed, according to the police. Three women, arrested In conneo. tlon with the conspiracy, were arraigned ln the Derby Police Court to day and remanded until Saturday on a charge of conspiring to commit murder. A man, said to be a conscientious objector and the husband of one of the women, was also arrested. Arthur Henderson is secretary of the labor party, a member of the cabinet without portfolio and a member of the war council. It was reported that an attempt bad been made or was about to be made to poison tha two statesmen. The man In the case, Albert Mason, ts an expert chemist. All four of the piisoneirs are related. The eldest of the alleged conspirators is Mrs. Alice Wheeldon and the other two women. Miss Harriet Wheeldon and Mrs. Winnifrrd Mason are the daughters. Only informal evidence was given at the hearing today, but enough was produced to show that the case was one of utmost gravity and one of national interest. Mason as well as the women were held for further examination. At the bearing the government was represented by A. H. Bodkin. In outlining tbe case. Mr. Bodkin said that tbe Ceonspiracy was conceived between December 25 and January 30. On being arrested, the defendants denied knowledge of any plot and refused to make any statement. Mrs. Wheeldon ls SO years old. International News Service; London. England, Jan. 31—A plot to murder Premier Lloyd George, the "strong msn" of England, has been discovered, according %o the Dally tfen ter his drastic meth Sketch tdday, He teasfr-fom^ertoHS have been arrested. Three of th* prisoners are women ths fourth m man. The prisoners -wrero to be arraigns^ in Derby police court this morning) The women, all of whom aro said to be suffragettes gave the names of Mrs. Alice Wheddon. Harriet Whed* don and Mrs. Wlnnifred Mason, The man. who is said to bo a ooa» sclentious objector to military service* is Albert Mason, an expert chemist and tbo husband of Mrs. Wlnnifred Mason. The man and two ot the vomoq were arrested by Scotland Yard dm tectlves at Derby. The other woman wa.s arrested at Southampton. The first Intimation of the conspli racy to do away with the British Pr*. mier was given by the Daily Mall this morning when it reported the arrest of four persons on "a conspiracy charge of a most remarkable chsn acter." The Daily Mail, evidently knowing the inside facts in the case says thst hearing, "Would attract tho widest public interest." A delegation of suffragettes called ■upon Premier Lloyd George at bis of. flclal residence ln Downing streat .yesterday. Tbe expressed their da- termination to picket the house when tho premier consented to receive them. They were believed to be of the pa. etfiat faction of the suffrage movement which has been carrying on * sstrong propaganda for some time. The official announcement of Da* vld Lloyd George's elevation to tha premiership succeeding Mr. Asquith was made on December 10. Immedi- ately afterward the new premier became m and it was about a week be- fore he could appear in parliament While he was hailed as the man *t the hour and the "saviour of England,*' Mr. Uoyd George incurred tho bitterest enomlty cf the pacifist fao.
|Title||The Alliance review and leader. (Alliance, Ohio), 1917-01-31|
Stark County (Ohio)
Mahoning County (Ohio)
|Date of Original||January 31, 1917|
|Submitting Institution||Rodman Public Library|
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Putting off the advertising may re-
duce expenaes, but ao doe* cutting
your wind-pipe reduce the cost of
THE ALLIANCE EEVIEW
West-hart Probably rain, turning ta
snow tonight; otonng Thurvday wit*
S WWI eaM wa***. Baraemetcr 29.081.
IndhaHsg rain or anow; temperature
XXIX, NO. 14:
ALLIANCE, OHIO, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 31, 1917.
KOCH STOfiE IS
Water Pipe Valve is Not
Turned Off Tightly,
NEW SHOE STOCK IS
DAMAGED BY FLOOD
PRESIDENT'S DAUGHTER AN OUT-DOOR ENTHUSIAST