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p-lp^p You gat tha Latest. News on tha International Situation at the Earliest Hour by Reading The Review. THE ALLIANCE REYIEW Weather: Probably *now tonight and Thuraday. Barometer 29.65 indicating probably fair or colder; temperature 38. cloudy; threatening. ^^L MID LEADER XXIX, NO. 165. ALLIANCE,'OHIO, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 1917. TWO CENTS* WAR MOVE UP TO CONGRESS UNITEDJ5TATES But Doubt Sinking of the Laconia Will Produce Rupture BERLIN IS DARK AS TH# TO THE REAL FACTS People Not Told American Lives Were Lost on the Laconia htarnattoiial News Servtre. Amsterdam, Holland, Feb. 28.—Ger- tnany dots not believe the sinking or the Brltisii liner Laconia. will provoke * declaration of war from tbe United Sta'es. liut the Oerman people don't lleve war with the V. H. can be lon^ postponed. Tha tirst expressions of Oerman opinion rn the l^aconla sinking reached bare tn brief despatches today. These did not refer to the loss of American lives and carried no intimation as to whether the fact that Ameri tans perished is known to the Oerman public. Thfc Laconia, one despatch assert- ed. Was formerly In British admiralty service, though she was later restored to her owners. In view of this fact the suli'maiine commander was Justified th attacking her, evea regardless Of OermMiy's new declaration that she would wok all enemy merchantmen. Oerman cfllclsls held. They declared that the I -boat captains necessarily could nqt "to Informed of constant shifting* ot ships from admiralty to private service. .•£ leading Oermans not alone In Ber- but throughout the German empire. pIpi'liiL thetr faith to tbeir IT- boats to strike tbe victorious blow for the Fatherland. They feel certain a U-bjat act which wtll range the United States among their enemies cannot be long delayed, but they don't <riew th<- prospect with apprehension. AMERICANS ON BOARD QIANT LINER LACONIA 8U NK BY SUBMARINE The Cunard Une steamship Laconia of 18,093 tons gross, tunk by a German .submarine, off the Irish coaat, with, it ls reported, ten Americans oni New York for Xlverpool on February board. One person ls said to have] 18, been killed. The Laconia sailed from -:-I"I»I"I-I"I"I"l- I 1 H-i-H-M" A TODAY'S MOVES IN CRISIS. WAR MEDIATION REJECTED; STRIKE Mir FOLLOW Cleveland, O., Feb. 28.—Hopes of ■verting the strike of 20,000 union tten affiliated to building trades were blasted this afternoon when the executive committee of the building trades council voted to refuse mediation. Twenty thousand men wlll bo called from their work when the order of the building trades' employers association looking out 3,- 600 laborers and hod carriers goes Into effect tomorrow morning. Tha average dally wage of the workmen .-affected to $4.S0, which means a total dally loss in wsges of $80,000. m**l estate men estimate that work on $3,600,000 worth or building will be gtoppesd. • Employers of all men affected by the lockout wore to pay off their men tonight. Wages or hours of work are not involved In tho disagreement, which refrain the determination of the not to work on buildings on Eh non-union men are employed. sir he en pistol Oeorge Brown, a colored man. was bound over Wednesday trom Mayor Westover'* court to the grand Jury upon a charge of carrying concealed weapons, the charge being that he carried a loaded revolver. The ps** waa arreated at the Welch saloon by Officers Reeder and Stark •Tuesday evening. . Word reached the officer* that Brown had b<een nourishing a gun and threatening that he was going to shoot somebody. Bond wa* Axed at 8500, ■Which up to Wednesday afternoon fend not been eeoured. IMERICiNJp SAFE International Newa Service: llisr York, Feb. 28.—The American liner Finland, last of the passenger ■Reset flying the stars and stripes, ar rived here safely today from Liver pool. She brought a large number of passenger*. Included among whom were Dr. Henry Van Dyk<a, resigned American minister to tbo Netherlands and Senator-elect Frederick Hale of Maine, who ha*, been studying the wrar conditions abroad. > i OPENING OF THE STYLt CENTRE. THE .NEW STORE, 853 E. MAIN ST., THURSDAY EVENING 7 TO 9 P. M. MUSIC. FLOWERS FOR THE LADIES. YOU ABC INVITED. BEE AP., PAGE 7. WANTED: FIRST CLASS BUSHEL- MAN OOOD PAY, STEADY WORK ALL' YEAR ROUKO. APPLY AT MAOEftlTE TAILORING CO., 94< E. MAIN ST. Rescued Victims of Germans Relate Sufferings Tehy Had to Endure International News Service. Washington, D. C, Feb. 28.—Consul Wesley Frost at Queenstown, ln an additional report received by tbe state department today amplifies his original report on the death of Mrs. and Miss Hoy. He also reports that he bas asked for affidavits. The Frost report was as follows: "Have separate affidavits of Floyd Gibbons, Arthur Kirby, Father Joseph Waring, Mrs. Col. Harris, Robert Oil- He*, 15 American negroes; Joint affi davit of six senior officers; Joint affi davit of two survivors of boat No. 8, and sworn memorandum of third officer Collins, who conversed with 'the submarine. Gillies was night-watch- man from Scotland, naturalize at New York, Dae. 1886. "Death of Hoy ladles and negro Coffey, covered by 'affidavits of Father Punston. sergeant and Jaok Pothering- ham, shows boat No. 8 rocked and sprung ln lowering against port side, filled with water at once, but floated away by Its tanks. It became separated from other boats, and was picked up by aeoond patrol on the 26th at 7 a. m„ eight of its 22 occupants having succumbed during tbe night. Mrs. Hoy suocumbed at 10 a. m„ negro Coffey about 10:45, then Elizabeth Hoy; about 2:30. Several bodies thrown overboard during the night, but Hoy bodies not until daybreak. Ooffey's address, care Mary Jones, Baltimore. Kirby address, Bainbridge, N. Y„ Douglas Adams address Newport NeWB. Two negroes, Marshall Hill, New York; Cleveland Peak, 938 Car- tyn street, Albany^N. Y. "AU survivors except four hospital cases left Cork 4'p. m. on the 27th. Wlll reach London and Liverpool ear- ly morning Of the 28th.. Laconia carried 17 Women, five children, all saved except the. Hoy*. Only serious hospital case is chief engineer who will recover. Hospital caaes all due to trans-shipment from boats to admiralty . vessel, Tendered dangerous by heavy swells and darkness. Mrs. Col Harris safe and weU. Wlll reach London tomorrow. Gibbons at Waldorf hotel, London." From Ambassador Page at London the following dated February 27th was received: "Admiralty Informs me officially Laconia was torpedoed without warning. Austin Young Hoy. American citizen whose mother and sister lost their live*, called at the embassy this morning and stated they were both American citizens oa their way to Join him and his father. Dr. Albert Harris Hoy, Civil war veteran, now In London." United States moves nearer 4- the threshold of war. •£<■ Austin Y. Hoy, demands that •>• the United States avenge death .'. of mother and sister on Laconia- ■ •'. American liner Rochester •J. overdue at Bordeaux cause of mi. anxiety. 4. Germany refuses Holland sat- ►J. isfaction for sinking of seven •$• Dutch ships. JL Austria says American schoon- ■efo er Lyman M. Law was not sunk •J« by an Austrian submarine- 4> Gerard en route home from Spain despite warning; asks special train to take him from t •Je, Key West to Washington. Yarrowdale prisoners, thought released, now reported quarantined. . .' Hatred of Oermany flames anew ln United Kingdom aa details of Laconia disaster arrive. House foreign affairs commi- tee votes to authorize the president to, arm merchant ships. Senate military affairs com- • mlttee Increases army appropriation bill. t .fmm1.mf,m9mm1m*n.f,,*n*mef, mlmS. HOLLAND UNO GERMMKY BELIEVED ROR CRASH International News Service: London, Feb. 28—Oermany will give the Dutch government no satisfaction for tbe sinking of the fleet of Dutch vessels torpedoed on February 22, despatches from the Hague Indicated today. In response to Inquiries' the German naval attache Informed the chief of .the Dutch naval staff tbat Oermany has not altered the position she took Immediately after the torpedoing. At that time the German government stated that commanders of Dutch ships had been informed that Germany could guarantee only relative safety to neutrals on. and after February 22, but would guarantee absolute safety lf they delayed their departure until March 17. COLLEGE FUND 0. s. citizens m COIFIKOJI GERMANY International News Service. London, Feb. 28.—The American? taken on the Yarrowdale and held prisoners in Germahy bave not been rxleased. according to dispatches received here today. The reason assigned to Berlin Is that an Infectious disease has been discovered ln the district ta which thoy are being detained .and It would be Inadvisable to let them go at thi* time. Cable advice* some days ago were that their release had bee* officially ordered. 1400,000 MILABLE FOH FOOD COST P International News Service: Washington, D. C, Feb. 28.—The sundry civil bill carrying appropriations totalling 1138,000,000 snd providing $400,000 for an Investigation of tbe high cost of living by the Federal Trade Commission, passed the house this afternoon without a record vote. . , -The house earlier had agreed by a vote of 147 to 1$8 to the inclusion In the sundry civil appropriation bill ot tbe section providing $400,000 for aa Investigation of tho-high cost of living by the Federal Trade Commission. • EOISON1SIITI0I East Orange, N. J, Fob. 28.—For th* first winter in many years Thorn-. a* A. Edison has foregone hi* annual trip to Florida. The international j crisis is so serious that the Inventor believes It is his doty to remain al I home and keep at hia work I* his' laboratories. Edison Is a member of I the naval consults* board and wlshe* to be readily available. jus rayposMEi International News Service. Columbus, O.. Feb. 28.—The state Industrial commission today requested the superintendents of tke state's free employment offices at Cleveland, Cincinnati, Dayton, Akron aad other points to make special efforts to obtain positions for those members of the Ohio National Guard who, upon their return from the Mexican border, are unable to return to thSXr former employment. The commission believes that most of the unemployed soldiers wlll be taken care of la this way.- $3,250 Added to Buildings' Fund by Tuesday's Solicitation More than one quarter of the $250,- 000 fund being raised in Stark county for urgently needed buildings for Mt. Union college hss already been pledged, according to an official announcement from the college office today. The fund has now reached 868,250, as 83,250 was added yesterday, Including $1,000 which the Rev. Dr. W. H. Nell secured In Oreentown. The names of donors have not yet been announced and will not he for several days. The solicitors are now engaged In seeing the big givers of the coonty. After they bave been pledged to substantially aid the fund, the Intensive campaign for the smaller, but urgently needed gifts, wlll be commenced. The use to which tlie $250,000 will be put Includes an administration building, a library building and an athletic auditorium In addition to campus improvements which are badly needed. The college at the present .time hat no suitable library and I* using room In Chapman ball which is. urgently needed . for other purposes. The ex< ecutlve staff of the college Is working at a disadvantage because of the lack of such facilities as an administration building will provide. The feature which appeals strongly to the Stark county campaign ts that If the $250,000 is raised—and success ls sure to crown the effort now being mad<a—the Northwestern Ohio Conference of .the M. E. church will give two dollars for the endowment -fund for every dollar we of this county give to the building .and equipment fund. In other word* the "endowment fund of The Mount will be $500,000 better off tf we succeed In raising only $250,- 000 in this rich' and prosperous county. The increased endowment wiU make it possible to better maintain tbo college aad to secure a high-class faculty. Tb* future usefulness of Mt. Union will be Incalculably Increased by the success of the present campaign. HEAVY FINES ARE IMPOSED ON JR RIDERS Two Young Couples From Canton Arrested Near Alliance BROKE BOTTLES ON PAVED ROADWAY IUSTRIK DENIES IT SIKISl International News Service. Washington, D. C., Feb. SS.—Th* Austrian government. today notified the state department tbat the American schooner Lyman M. Law waa not sunk by an Austrian submarine. In a note transmitted through Ambassador Penfield, tho foreign minister said that all commanders of Austrian submarines bave been beard .from and that none reported tbe attack on the American craft FAVORS MILLION DOLLAR APPROPRIATION FOR POOR Albany. N. Y.. Feb. 28.—Senator Cotlllo of New York today Introduced a Mil appropriating $1,000,- 000 and placing It at tba disposal of the commissioner of foods and mar- keta to relievo such ' an emergency food situation as I*' reported from New York City. DEATH ITJEEAFIELD Mr*. Harvey Inglado Diea Following Long Illness Deerfleld, O., Feb. 28—Mrs. Harvey Inglado died at her hone here laat evening the result of apoplexy her age being 64 years. For a number of years Mrs Inpladc bad been a sufferer from bronchial trouble thi* being a contributing cause to the apopl<ectic stroke. Deceased was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs Andrew <Cllne and was born near Berlin Center, her lit* all being passed In thia region of state. She waa n moat estimable woman and had many friends. Betide the husband flve children sur vivo Floyd Chance and Karl Inglado anel Mrs. Mae Case, aB of Deerfleld. and Mrs. Ruby Weldy. of Atwater. Funeral rervice will be held Friday morning at ten o'clock, burial to be made 11 Dterfleld cemetery. WANTED.— ONE INTELLIGENT OFFICE BOY. THE REEVE* BROgi ca • OFENIMS * OF THE BTYLK OPENINGOF THC STYLE CENTRE, THE NKW 8TORC, SSS P., CENTRE, THE NEW STORE, 353 E. MAIN ST, THURSOAV EVSNIN4 7 MAIN ST, THURSDAY EVENING 7 TO • P. M. MUSIC. FLOWERS FOR 1 TO S P. M. MUSIC, FLOWERS FOR THE LAOIEE YOU ARE INVITED. THE .LADIES. VOU MMT INVITED. County Officials Expect to Enforce the State Regulations Joy riding and the breaking of glass bottles upon a public highway proved an expensive stunt ior two couples of young people from Cantoon who drove to Massillon and then to Alliance at an early bcur Tuesday morning, later being arreated at coon by Captain Fawcett and Oiflcer Groves, at a point on the Alllahce-Mariboro paved road, near Beech Creek. As stated in Tuesday's Review, the quartet gave their names as W. iH. Lucas, William Williams, Margaret Bond and "Tootsy" Stanley. Following the arrest ChleC Oswalt communicated wltb Sheriff Frank Norwood, at Canton, and shortly afterward "Deputy Sheriff Milo Cathon became interested in the case end filed affidavits charging the four young people with having thrown glass upon the public highway endangering automobiles, horses, etc., the case being covered by a*1 state law whleh provide* that a maximum flne of two hundred dollars and a work- bouse sentence of six months or both may be Imposed upon conviction. 1 When arraigned before Mayor West peer th* two young men and two young .women enterea pleas of guilty ta tho charges. City Solicitor A. W. Morris was present st tbe hearing? and addresied the court quoting the law and urging that fines ot sufficient. amounts be assessed to teach the offenders the seriousness of the casa. W. H. Lucas, who occupied a rear sest of the joy-auto and who appeared to be the heaviest offender, was assessed Hit dollars and costs, while Williams, the taxi-driver, was given O ten dollar flne. The girls were each lined flve dollar* and costs. The latter paid tbelr fines and costs and the liond girl paid out for the taxi driver. It was then arranged that the latter should Uke the girl* to Canton and secure the money to pay the flne of Ijicas. he temaintng In Jail here until the obligation was liquidated. Tbo costs in eaca case were $4.55, making Ibe aggregate expense to the four nearly $»0l The quartet, according to their own statements, went from Canton to Massillon and st an early hour start-ad for Alliance. Several hour* were spent at Harrlsburg aad than th* ran to Alliance and on toward Marlboro. They were about to leave for Cantoa nnd bad cranked the machine when the Alliance officers, acting for th* county officials, arrived upon tbe scene having made a burrlfd run In an auto to Beech Creek after several residents or the locality had telephoned, complaining of th* conduct ot the quartet. Following the hearing Deputy Sheriff Cathon sisted that It la th* Intention of the county officials to enforce tbe state law to th* very letter and that prosetullona will be made ln every Instance where there Is sufficient evidence tr secure a conviction. The acting magistrate* will be asked to impose heavy lines as the Stark county official* ar* determined to put a •top to' violation* alcng this line. The aid of law- abiding citizens in* reporting caaes ot tte kind wlll be appreciated by tte officers Reckless driving and the throwing of glass and other dangerous substances upon th* highways ln too great * menace to the general public to be Ignored and the purpose into bring to Justice every violator who OM be l<ocat<sd. In this movement the general public should give Ita support. HUE III III AMERICAN SHIPS WILL ARMED; THEN MOVE TO BE IS UP No Relaxation of tiie Grim Tension Caused by the Sinking of the Laconia—There is a Generally Growing Belief That the Sinking of Big Cunarder Would Not Be Charcterized by the Administration as "An Act of War"—German Chancellor's Speech is Construed as a Direct Challenge to America. BY JOHN EDWIN NEVIN International News Service Staff Correspondent. Washington, D. C, Feb. 28.—President Wilson waited today on congress. He will take no additional step to bring the general international crisis, caused by Germany's announcement of unrestricted submarine operations being resumed and emphasized by the sinking of tbe Ijwonla with its loss of two American women, to a head until congress shall express itself. The president, officials close to him said, believes that when the country has declared Itself congress will give him the power he has asked. There has b<een no relaxation of the grim tension precipitated by the sinking of the Laconia. None Is immediately looked for, but tbere was a generally growing belief in offlcial quarters tljis afternoon that the sinking of the Cunarder would not be characterised by the administration as "an act of war." "The onus.of the actual break will be placed on Oermany," waa the word quietly passed o,ut from official circles "The president will arm American ships no matter what congress shall do and then he will wait to see what German submarines will do." The address of the Imperial German Chancellor yesterday was accepted ln administration circles as a direct challenge, because of Its tone, lt was believed that when tbe American line resumes sailings next week its ships wlll be ln as great danger as are those of the entente. But It was said that the president is determined that these Interrupted sailings, shall be resumed and it is certain that inasmuch a* these liners are to be armed they will be considered subject to attack by German submersibles. "We sire moving step by step and moment by moment," explained a cabinet member today. "Because of this speculation ls unwise. We must do as we think best, but cannot outline a policy that might be changed by some unforeseen development at a second's notice. eWare hoping for the best but are prepared for the worst." Committee Approves Flood Bill, But Limits Some ot the Authority President Asked International News Service. Washington, D. C. Feb. 28.—By a vote of 7 to 4, the house foreign affairs committee today reported favorably the Flood bill authorizing the president to arm merchantmen, but denying the president the right to employ "other Instrumentalities." Tbe president la authorized "to protect such ships and the citizens of the United States against unlawful attack while in their lawful and peaceful pursuits on the high sea*." The committee also adopted a proviso prohibiting the war risk Insurance for Issuing insurance to vessels carrying munitions of war. The members who voted against the bill plan to submit minority reports reflecting their views on the present International situation. Representative Thomas of Oklahoma, Democrat also plans to. submit a report. The committee was opposed to adopting In any form an amendment denying the authorization of armament to ship* carrying munitions or limiting such armament to ships carrying non-contraband. Instead, as a concession to the opposition tbe committee voted to except ships carrying war munition* from the protection of the war risk insurance bureau. There was no opposition to the granting of the president $100,000,000 to carry out the provisions of the hill. P. A. 8, Franklin of New York, president 8t the American line in a letter to Representative Bennett today de dared tbat the United Slates ought to lose no time la letting the world know that American guns and Amer lean pointers will hereafter protect Americans oa the high seas. "What the United States ought to do," wrote Mr. Franklin, "1* to an nounce to whom it may concern that there is only one trans-Atlantic passenger carrying service under the American flag and that service Is under contract to the Unlt<sd States government to sail regularly every Saturday, and further, tbat the United States is determined to have a trans- Atlantic passenger carrying service available for its citizens, government officials and others to cross the Atlantic upon and that, as it ls Impracticable to properly convoy such steamers, they are to be manned, gunned and officered by the United States navy and anybody tbat Interferes with them in any manner will do so at their peril. "Such position would have the country behind lt and would enable self- respecting Americans to hold their heads up." Tbe rules committee will meet tomorrow morning to adopt a rule limiting debate on the flood bill so Its early passage through the house may be assused. Would Hurrender U. S. Rights In his minority report Representative Sbackleford advocates the surrender of American rights to navigate the high seas. "In my Judgment," says Sbackleford, "our interest counsels that we should remain at peace, that we should forego our rights to navigate the high seas embraced ln the war zones declared by Great Britain and Germany, rather than to wage war to enforce such rights." "We could not wage war without the expenditure of billions of billions," he declared, and said tbat war would mean that bousands of young men would shed blood and that thousands of young women would be deprived of husband*. IOT BE AMENDED Washington, IX C, Feb. 28.—Democratic leaders dropped a bomb into the Republican opposition to the emergency revenue Mil thia afternoon hy announcing they would offer no further amendments to the measure, but would accept lt aa It passed the house Thi* means no conference wlll be necessary and that the measure can be ■oat to tte president immediately upon tt* passage tonight. DAIRYMEN All dairymen are requested to attend meeting in old O- A. R hall Saturday. March 3rd, 2:00 o'clock. MV Aft. PAStS T. -%. AO, FAOC 7. . CHI!** FAINTINO CLAM. Open for beginners (Irst week ln March. . CaU 3«M O. 8. Hiss B. MPPLAUO SPEECH IF GERMANJH1HCELL0R International News Service: Berlin, via Sayville wireless, Feb. 28 —"Hearty applause greeted almost every utterance of Imperial Chancellor Von Bethmann-Hollweg's speech to the Reichstag," says th* Oversees News Agency today, reporting tbe occasion. "The chancellor," tt continued, "spoke In emphatic manner and with especial energy and brilliancy. Almost *w*tf sentence waa accompanied by expression* of general approval on the part of his hearers, and frequently members of the parliament applauded After be had finished there was gen- eral applause and hand clapping ln which tho galleriw Joined." The chamber waa crowded. Prac- tlcalty al the diplomats remaining in Berlin were preseat. GERMANY REFUSES TO HELP U. S. Washington, D. C, Feb. 28.-Four American constfls. assigned to posts ln Turkey at the time of the break between the United States and Oermany, are marooned ia Germany because of Berlin's refusal to secure safe conducts for their passage through Austria Hungary. This was revealed hare this afternoon bnt tbe atate department is still hopeful that I negotatlons now in progress wlll re- jsult In a satisfactory adjustment of the case. ft ta understood tbat Germany's attitude was caused by the failure of thi* country to secure safe conducts for Oerman consuls here who wished to go to Bouth America. The namea of tbe American consuls In- colved were not disclosed. Wanted—To rent a ( or I roomed bouse, modem convenience*, centrally located. Address 8, Review. WANTEO: EXPERIENCED GIRLS FOR CRYSTAL PALACE CONFECTIONERY. new tonlfrht and Sater 2».n, Indicating I*; temperature 28, ib- TWO CENTS. POLICY TINTO 15 REM ectly to Germany it to Arm Ameri- ere WUl Be No iven All the Au- longi-eess Monday. Time on German »d the authenticity -of j letter to the Oerman xlco City. The admin- s explained ls not de- iresent moment of *per- of Oerman antl Amer- 1 become public. It may ir revelations can be y loosing said today, it would be unwise to 1 the plot details alrea- D.' C, March l—Prees- rlll deal with Germany '. This was made cer- en assurances of sup- he White House from pe leaders of both paragons of the enormous lennan plotting against es has proven a trump dmlnlstratlon.. It haa wintry behind the prea- tbe end of next week, ng entirely unforeseen be mall carrying liners ^s\ Une win be back on ed routes on the At- :. hto advisors say, will plans for dealing with ibmarine situation be- srman plot or because .merlcan lives or ships the American flag. He gravity of the sltua- the death of the Hoys Americans which are ive been lost in thp titers that have been aout warning and sunk But he believes that be has outlined to con- rled out first this ta- ictlng of his scheme of ty," which Includes the .merican liners and all ring the American flag rant such protection. td today that the arm- d on page two) .tary -fl 'fare Is .cessions each other. Ni say that th<ey ought allies. is easy to understand timeiit took care to g whlcb might inten- . and cause war with I the standpoint of ions we examined the ■Ine Concession*. ry outset we wero ab- that our pert ln th* ought ln no way bo isslon. Obviously our to an understanding ily can be accomplish- ve dont conflict with *f barred zones which decided to maintain nies under all clrcum- Mg consideration we our sharpest weapon. X>wse of qv negotia- ■rlca and onr honest, Iffer .and the Jeeering enemies. To onr at- :llllatlon oor *d>jl*' heir will to annihilate g wa* left na bnt to td best weapon. I Step I* Possible, k this decision, obvt ird step wm any lon- 0 regret that neutrals by it, but we can't IB the standpoint of ions, in my answer X. said that Germany, ls ready to negotiate that establishment ef alnat our enemies be N ai our readiness to 9 detailed agreement lout the admission of The Swiss *—f*'tTfrr transmitted oar com- thoreupuu received •g m note In very posing says he la Wtart Wlteon to ■H BSC*3t&tBifci3fc3aBgj
|Title||The Alliance review and leader. (Alliance, Ohio), 1917-02-28|
Stark County (Ohio)
Mahoning County (Ohio)
|Date of Original||February 28, 1917|
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You gat tha Latest. News on tha International Situation at the Earliest
Hour by Reading The Review.
THE ALLIANCE REYIEW
Weather: Probably *now tonight
and Thuraday. Barometer 29.65 indicating probably fair or colder; temperature 38. cloudy; threatening.
XXIX, NO. 165.
ALLIANCE,'OHIO, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 1917.
WAR MOVE UP TO CONGRESS
But Doubt Sinking of the
Laconia Will Produce
BERLIN IS DARK AS
TH# TO THE REAL FACTS
People Not Told American
Lives Were Lost on the
htarnattoiial News Servtre.
Amsterdam, Holland, Feb. 28.—Ger-
tnany dots not believe the sinking or
the Brltisii liner Laconia. will provoke
* declaration of war from tbe United
Sta'es. liut the Oerman people don't
lleve war with the V. H. can be lon^
Tha tirst expressions of Oerman
opinion rn the l^aconla sinking reached bare tn brief despatches today.
These did not refer to the loss of
American lives and carried no intimation as to whether the fact that Ameri
tans perished is known to the Oerman
Thfc Laconia, one despatch assert-
ed. Was formerly In British admiralty
service, though she was later restored
to her owners. In view of this fact
the suli'maiine commander was Justified th attacking her, evea regardless
Of OermMiy's new declaration that she
would wok all enemy merchantmen.
Oerman cfllclsls held. They declared
that the I -boat captains necessarily
could nqt "to Informed of constant
shifting* ot ships from admiralty to
.•£ leading Oermans not alone In Ber-
but throughout the German empire.
pIpi'liiL thetr faith to tbeir IT-
boats to strike tbe victorious blow for
the Fatherland. They feel certain a
U-bjat act which wtll range the United States among their enemies cannot be long delayed, but they don't