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You get thc Latest News on the International Situation at the Earliest Hour by Reading The Review. * THE ALLIANCE EEYIEW * Weather: Snow In north; snow or rain In south portion tonight and Tuesday. Barometer 29.50, indicating unsettled; temperature 37; eloudy. AND LEADER VOL. XXIX, NO. 175. ALLIANCE, OHIO, MONDAY, MARCH 12,1917. TWO CENTS. ALLIANCE MAN FOUND MURDERED L OF FOREIGN NATIONS 0. S. Swiss Legation is Told it is Not Expect-ed to Communicate News of Arming of Ships to the Kaiser's Government With Which the American Government Recently Severed Relations — Guns and Gunners Will Be Placed on Munition Ships, Too—Presence of Naval Gunners on American Merchantmen Will Not Change Ship's Status, Secretary Lansing Says. tnternational News Service. Washington. D. C, March 12.—The state department sent to all the for elgn embassies and legations in Washington official notification of this government's decision to place arms and" armed guards on all American ships leaving these shores for tho submarine zones. The announcement came immediately after Secretary Lansing conferred with President Wilson at the White house and was as follows: Tbe Department of State has -sent the following statement to all foreign embassies in Washington for their information. "In view of the announcement of the imperial German government ot Jan. 31, 1917, tbat all ships, those of neutrals Included, met within certain zones of the high seas would be sunk without any precautions being taken for the safety ot the persons on board and without the exercise of visit ..and search, the government of tbe United States has determined to •place upon all American merchant Tassels sailing through the barred areas sn armed guard for the protection of the vessels and the ftves of persons on board." It was made clear at the department that this communication is in no wise intended for Berlin and that the Swiss legation ls not expected to communicate lt to the kaiser's government. Won't Change Ship's Status. It was also learned at the state ie- partm<mt that tbe United States holds that the pr-esence of naval gunners on American merchantment will not change tho status of those ships as this country has never accepted tho assertion of Oermany that naval men on. British merchantmen rendered them auxiliary warships. Guns and gunners will be placed on munition ships as well as other boats, it was declared, and the navy men will be responsible directly to tbe government and not to the captains of the ships to which they aro assigned. Whether commissioned officers are used is entirely up to the navy department, lt was said. The position of the president and the state department now ls that lf Oermany wishes to avoid armed conflict with the United States the only way is to spare American ships and that she will do this no one close to the administration believes. Washington, D. C, "March 12.—Wiyi all plans completed for the protection of American merchant vessels on the hish seas, the administration today had settled Sam* Into * wafting attitude. The first armed linear probably will leave New Tork within a few days. No report of Its departure will be forthcoming. It will follow a course mapped out for lt by the navy department. And it, and all vessels which follow, will act at all times under the plans prepared by the state and navy departments, designed to meet all (Continued on Page 3) n PERISH IN Western Indiana and Southern Ohio Hard Hit by Sunday Storms PROPERTY LOSS TO BE OVER A MILLION New Castle, Ind., Suffers Keenly From Terrific Wind Storm Indianapolis, Indiana, March 12.— With 23 known dead in tbe tornado swept eastern Indiana yesterday, unconfirmed reports from small communities ln the section visited by the storm indicate that the total number of deaths may be above 30. New Castle, Indiana, which suffered the most severely had 19 known dead, IS persons missing, 12 seriously hurt and more than 100 less dangerously hurt. Four deaths, those of two children and two farm laborers, were caused in Wayne county near Hagerstown. Reports that three had perished at New Lisbon, Indiana, and Mt. Summit, Indiana, two at Moreland, Indiana and one at Ashland, Indiana, could not be confirmed. Startling German Intrigue Stories Brought by Gerard E [|'R¥!^.^SW!HSy'lJ*!& 'frmm\mmi&&'^&r*1^ SHOP MEN ARE Gill FINELY One Branch of Transue Plant Has Already Given $1,000 ' Donations by the workmen In the abops to the new Mount Union Auditorium have been progressing in earnest for the past week. One branch of ons shop, the forging plant of Transue- Williams, has reached close to the thousand dollars. All the men have not had a chance to get in with their gift. No doubt the other shops and the other branches of this shop will equal or excel this mark, but lt gives the others a good target to shoot at. Of course the contributions ot «.he owners are not Included In the figures mentioned above. Tha workmen ave appreciating what great ptlvlleges they are given la the new building. They see that they may use It on an equality wltn the College students and at a different time. On their nights college students will have no privileges It will be exclusively for citizens and shop teams or clubs. Also the college agrees to offer It for city use for games, lectures, mass meetings or social affairs at least 104 nights In the year. The rental will be a nominal figure, probably not enough to provide heat, light .and janitor service. It It a bargain which can be secured only from a public semi-charitable institution like the college. With BO extra ouUay for land the cost of the building Is at a minimum, and bee- cause of the necesrlty of heating and janitor service for the regular college activities the cost of operation Is tho lowest possible. ' Being college prop-, erty used for college purposes no taxes are levied adding to the economy. Ia other words the workmen ara real (ring what vonderful benefits tbey will secure ln the auditorium until it is possible to build an athletic club in the Main street section. The few burlne3s men who have been soliclt<sd hava responded handsomely as they always do in any worthy ecause for cifte bettenneat It is probable that the auditorium branch of the Jubilee committee will endeavor to complete its psrt of the local canvas this we«k. A Meeting of this committee together With the members of the Mt. Union athletic association is called for the Ad Club at 7:30 on Tue-sday night. Anybody Interested ln the auditorium H invitesd to the meeting. 0. IN. ARTER PASSES AWAY Death Takes Well Known Pennsylvania Railway Engineer Orvllle W. Arter, one of the best known railway pastenger engineers of tbe Pennsylvania railway company lines, his run being from Pittsburgh to Mansfield, died st his home, 421 South Seneca avfnhe at 9:25 o'clock Saturday evening from heart block, his age oeing 63 years. Mr. Arter** Illness and death came very suddenly and unexpectedly, he being stricken with the disease Friday evening at 10:30 o'clock, the nature of tbe sickness proving alarming and serious from IU very Inception. Dee- spite the best of medical skill naught could he done to stay its progress and save the Ufe. For thirty-seven years Mr. Arter bad been in the service of the railway conipany, first as a fireman and later gaining promotion For twenty-one years he had been an engineer. He was a skilled and competent man, efficient and careful and no man had a greater confidence of the company officials than had be. His last run was made on Thursday. Deceased was born at Hanover February 20 1854 bis early life all being passed there. Thirty-seven years ago, at the ttme of his entering the railway service he came to Alliance, the city ever since having been the bome. He wat a member of the Presbyterian churcb. a man of strict Integrity and honor and ever had the esteem and respect of all who knew him His wife was Miss Ruth Emma Der. hammer, the marriage being solemnized February 7,187*. She with three children. Mrs. A. J. Morris, of Alliance, Mrs: C. H. Capper and Mr*. F. \,. Southworth. both of New Brighton, Ta., together with five grandchildren survive. One brother and three sisters are also living, Chas. Arter and Mrs. C H. Newman of New Tork city, Mrs. D. M. Marsh and Mrs. E. C. Norris of Alliance. Funeral service will be held from the horns this Monday evening at seven o'elock and will be public, Rer. F. J. Bryson, pastor ot the First Presbyterian church to have charge. Tuesday evening the remains will be taken to Hanover where burial wfll be made. Friends who deslic to view the remains prior to the funeral servioe will be welcomed at the home from S to 7 o'clock tbis Monday evening. Indianapolis, Ind., March 12.—Between thirty and sixty persons were reported dead today, a score were believed dying and 200 were injured as a result of a tornado which swept the country from New Castle, Ind., to Cincinnati, O., late yesterday. The property loss was expected to exceed $1,- 000,000. 4 It"was believed the death toll would reach fifty when -all the ruined buildings have been searched. New Castle was the hardest hit. Early today telephone messages from there said 22 bodies < head been recovered and an unconfirmed report said as many more bad been* found in the ruins but had not been taken to the temporary morgues where the Identification ls being made as rapidly as possible. Three persons were reported dead near Cincinnati, two were reported killed ln Hagerstown, Indiana, and one at Ashland, Indiana. Meager reports said that the storm had hit New Lisbon, Newland and Mount Summit and it was reported three persons had been killed at each place. Mllltla are being rushed to New Castle where It was said looters are at work In the ruins. Extra policemen, firemen, physicians and nurses from Indianapolis and surrounding towns were being Bent to New Castle today. New Castle, famed for Its beautiful residences was a city of death and ruins today. Dawn found hundreds of searchers combing the debris for the missing- Already 19 bodies had been recovered and It was believed as many more would be found under the wreckage. Militiamen from Mun- cie, Logansport and Crawfordsville were there to tslke charge of the work of rescue, and relieve two hundred (Continued on page nine.) AWCASSAPOR G£RARD WAVWG: .esZlZ^^ URN GUIS IND ESCORTS JUSTED Two rather attractive looking girls, well dressed and bearing an air of refinement and two young men with whom they were arrested are being detclned at police headquarters pending the arrival of the tather of one of the girls. The quartet were arrested at the Hotel Laxington at 1:45 o'elock Monday morning* by Lieutenant Elliott and Officer Hawkins. It is stated by the police that the young people came to the hotel late Saturday night, the men taking a room and later the girls arriving and securing another room. Sunday the father of one of the girls arrived In the city in search of his daughter but it appears that he did not locate her. Sunday nlrbt discovery was made, lt la said that one of the men and one of the girls were occupying one room while the other couple were ln the other room. Tbe arrest of the parties soon followed. The men are sala to be from New Tork and are salesmen. ne names ot the quartet as tbey ap- cear on the police blotter are Mariana and Flo Adair, aged each about 20 ,of Akron, R. C. Rottenberg aad Max Wcngueter. These are perhaps fictitious. James W. Gerard, former ambassador to Oermany savink goodbye to tbe Cointo Andre d'Ormesson, represent ing the French premier, before leav Ing Paris for Spain, where ba and his rnternatHivT News Service. Havana, Cuba, March 12.—Former Ambassador Gerard and twenty members of his party sailed for Key West at 10 o'clock this morning aboard the steamer Oovernor Cobb. International News Servte*. Havana, Cuba, March 12.—Startling stories of German diplomatic Intrigue will be told by James W. Gerard, former American ambassador, after be reports to Secretary of State Lansing and President Wilson, It was said after the Gerard party sailed for Key West today. Will Silence Pacifists. Gerard's purpose, his friends say, is to furnish President Wilson with an effective weapon to combat the pacifist element ln congress. His revelations, It is understood, wlll be givrn as much publicity as possible and wlll go a long way toward clearing up any doubts in the United States of Ger- many's attitude. The former ambassador believes lt to be his duty to inform the American public, members of his party declare, and wil] back up his statements with documentary evidence. Gerard himself declined to submit to questioning when approached by newspaper men here, but several members of bis party brought to Havana first hand information regarding internal conditions in Germany. They reported that Germany, threatened with starvation, is counting upon three factors to save her from defeat.. These are: An effective submarine campaign that will starve England into making peace. Withdrawal of Italy from tho war. A revolution in Russia. The new submarine war had been tn operation .only a few days wben tbe ambassador and his party left staff boarded the steamer Infanta Isabel for Havana. From Havana Ambassador Gerard was to go to Key West, where it is planned to have a special train ready to convey him direct to Washington. Germany and npne of the U-boats had returned with reports. But absolute confidence prevailed throughout the empire, that new warfare would bring England to her knees. Gerard wijl so report to Preesident Wilson npoh his arrival in Washington. The Oerman people, members of Gerard's party agreed, heard the news of severance of diplomatic relations with tbe United States, with the greateest indifference. They do not believe that the United States can become a real factor in the war. On the other hand, they are watching closely internal conditions ln Russia and Italy. A revolution In Russia, or action for a separate peace, are confidently looked forward to in Berlin official circles. The German government is watching closely reports of food riots and demoralization of the Russian munitions and transportation system and un questionably German agents are back ing tbe peace propaganda In Petro grad. So confident are the Teutons that Russia can undertake no great offensive for many months that they have stripped the eastern front of men and guns and have massed them in the west to meet the spring offensive of the British. German agents also are active in Italy, members of the Gerard party reported. Tbe Germans believe effective submarine operations in the Mediterranean will cut off Italy's coal supply, cause hfT munition factories to suspend operations and bring about Italy's defeat. The Gerard party was to leave for Key West before noon today aboard tbe steamship Governor Cobb. The former ambassador plans to report to President Wilson before going to New York. I. Alliance Soldiers are Due Home at an Early Date CITY SHOULD GIVE CORDIAL WELCOME School Children May Be Allowed to Go to the Station, Mention was made In The Review several days ago of a letter being addressed to Colonel Weybrecht at Ft. Benjamin Harrison, Ind., asking his suggestions as to a reception to be given the members of Company K, Eighth Ohio Infantry, upon Its return from muster o .. at the above fort. So far no reply has been received, but one should reach here at an early date. ■, Monday afternoon Major Robert Harsh of the SonB of Veterans' Reserves was looking into the situation and starting a movement to get a general turn-out of the citizens as a reception to the returning soldiers. Mr. Harsh was to see Superintendent Stanton to ascertain • It the school pupils would ,be allowed to march to the station and aid in welcoming tbe boys. He also suggested tbat all the lodges of the city take up the matter and ask their members to participate in a general demonstration. Alliance has reason to feel proud 6f the services rendered by the local soldiers in answering President Wil son's call tor volunteers to guard the Mexican border and the city as a whole should acknowledge its op- preclatlon of the work. Thousands of citizens should be at the depot to greet the boys and then some sort of a banquet should be prepared for them. All the surrounding cities having soldiers are planning a demonstration and this city should not be lacking along tbis line. Let the proposed movement be given impetus and Alliance turn our en masse to extend a hearty welcome to Its citizen soldiery. 11H. CURTIS SHOT THROUGH HEART; POLICE UmBlE TB Eli CLUES Body Fouid at Mahoning Avenue Crossing of tiie Cleve* land & Pittsburgh Railroad—Victim Was Veteran of Spanish-American War—Robbery Not Motive, as Money is Found on His Clothes—County Authorities Aid Alliance Police' in Hunt of Slayers. SUBSCRIBERS EXCHANGE GALLERY SEASON TICKETS FOR CHURCH TICKETS AT CAS8A0AV DRUG CO. AT ONCE. HERBERT E. HUTCHISON. THE REVIEW JOB DIPT. HAS A NICE LINE OT MAME CARDS SUIT- ABLE FOR USING WITH COM- MENCCMENT INVITATIONS. OUR PRICES AM VERY REASONABLE. BEE ACME AO-, PAGE & WILSON APPOINTMENTS Washington, D. C. Mar. 12.— President Wilson today sent to the senate thc following nominations: To be engraver in tbe Philadelphia mint, George T. Morgan, Philadelphia; to be LieuL Co.. U. S. A., Col Jeracy Dickinson, retired; to be pur chasing agent for the poatofflce de- partment, James A. Edgerton, Neu Jerwy. SEE ACME AD. PAGE S. ■■I..I..M..M..>H»MI1"1IIM'M1 TODAY'S MOVE8 IN WAR CRISIS. Pr<esident Wilson, suffering, relapse, again confined to his > bed. Cliim destruction of Philadelphia navy yard planned by relatives of Kaiser Wilhelm. State department notifies ail foreign embassies of U. S. intention te etna merchant ships. Ambassador Gerard, full of . German secrets, sails from Havanna for Key West. Friends of Gerard urge his appointment as ambassador to Japan. State department Issues clearance papers for French liner Rochambeau, armed fore and aft. Labor heads, meeting at . Washington, to announce attitude of wage earners toward 4-HH wm i-miii'M- INFANTILE PARALYSIS Ltttle Son ef Mr. and Mrs. Fred J Brown Dies Following Brief III nees Donald Edwin Brown, little son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred J. Brown, 53 West Wayne street, died Monday morning at 8:30 o'clock following illness only tince Sunday noon. Physicians pronounce the death due to Infantile par ily sis. Donald was ten months of age, a winsome little boy and the death comes with mueh of sadness and sorrow to the home. Funeral service will be beld from Uie home Tuesday morning at ten o'clock burial to follow in Alliance cemetery. HEREJ QUIT? . Y. C. Men to Report Tuesday for Strike Instructions THE REVIEW JOB DEPT. HAS A NICE LINE OF NAME CARDS SUITABLE FOR USING WITH COMMENCEMENT INVITATION8. OUR PRICES ARE VERY REASONABLE. T. J. COBBS WILL SHIP LIVE STOCK THURSDAY, MARCH IS, FROM BELOIT ANO WILL PAY ALL THE MARKET WILL AFFORD. LABORERS S3.0U FOR f HOUR OAY. THE AUSTIN OO, TRANSUE A WILLIAMS JOB. WANTED—25 YOUNG MEN 18 YEAR8 OF AGE, ALSO FACTORY LABORERS. BUCKEYE TWIST DRILL CO. PLENTY OF ONE DOLLAR TICK- ETS FOR THE RUSSIAN 8YM- PHONY ORCHESTRA CONCERT TO- MORROW EVENING. -NOW ON -BALE AT CASSADAY DRUG CO. Notices were posted this afternoon asking all New York Central railroad employes to report any time after Tuesday afternoon at the headquarters of the men in the Ohio building, Main street and Linden avenue, for in st'uctions concerning action If the Supreme Court refuses te uphold - the constitutionality pf the Adamson eight hour law. It Is definitely known that If the de- cision ia against the Adamson law, the flrst group of employes, including those on the New York Central, B. A 0„ N. Y. C. A St. L., M. C, Indiana Harbor belt line, Chicago Switching district, P. L. E. and SL Louis Terminal belt Una will quit work Saturday night MeSrcn 17 at 6 o'oloek. .Twenty- four hours later arother group will qu*t. All government troop trains and munitions wlll be moved, howevsr, the report said. Order Denied in Cleveland Cleveland, O., Mar. 12.—Reports that the "Big Four" brotherhoods had issued a strike ordei eEeeUve at S p. m. March 17 were emphatically denied today at tbe headquarters of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers. J„ "No strike order has been Issued said assistant Grand "Chief Edward Co.-rlgan, acting head In the absence of Warren 8. Stone. "I would surely know of any auch drastic move." At the headquarters of the Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen, C. R. Dodge .assistant to President W. O. Lee and A. B. Xing, seecretary-treasu- rer, declined to talk ln the absence of Lee. Both Lee and Stone left for Washington Sunday. Men Waiting Orders Pittsburgh, Pa., Mar. IS—When told that the supreme court had concluded handing down decisions without acting on the S hour law, Chairman of the lln-es weat ef Pittsburgh ln session, here refused to s*f whether tt would force their bans. However, it was Intimated that some action oould S* expected soon. "We sre waiting orders," said one of the chairmen an£ w» aspect them soon. Following a considerable period of time with no crime ot the kind, the city police late Saturday night, faced tbe problem of solving a double mystery, that of Identifying a man who was murdered In cold blood and tbat of discovering the assassin. It was not until Sunday afternoon and after unceasing work that the identity of the dead man was established positively, then lt became known that the victim of the shooting was Hiram H. Curtis, a mason's helper employed by Anderson Brothers, local contractors. . The police headquarters was Informed that man had been shot at the Mahoning avenue crossing of thn Cleveland & Pittsburgh railroad, near the Alliance Machine Company's plant. Chief ot Police Oswalt, Deputy Sheriff Milo W. Cathon, Patrol Driver Frank Eagleton and Archie Westover rtuihed to the place In the auto patrol- ambulance and tbelr first Impression was that the man was still alive but before the ambulance had proceeded far It was found that the victim of the shooting was dead. The body was taken to tbe Sharer mortuary. Dr. J. K. Tressel, who had been summoned by the police met the ambulance and examined the body, finding that death had perhaps occurred *aetor%Ahe body had heen ptoced fh the ambulance. At the morgue It was found that the heart had been pierced by two bullets, one from the front and tbe other from the rear. Heard Three Shots Fired. Before the ambulance had loft the scene of the shooting the officers were told by two little girls that they had beard three shots fired and saw two men. Whom they believed were colored men, running toward tbe city. The body of Curtis was discovered by C. C. Smith, a porter at the Hotel Lexington, who was walking northward on Mahoning avenue, and by a Mr. and Mrs. Thomas, Who were going southward on the street, all arriving at the railroad crossing about the same time. After inking the body to the morgue. Chief Oswalt, Officer Eagleton, Archie Westover and a Review representative went to the southeastern part of the city in an endeavor if possible, to trace the' ownership of a suitcase containing two dozen bottle of beer, and whicb liquor waa found about 40 feet north from the C, & P. tracks where the bbdy was discovered. All the saloons ln the locality were visited but none of tha proprietors or bar tenders In tbs places at the Ume recalled having f 111- (Continued on page two) Federal Agents Will Search Interned German Ships For Explosives; Start N. Y. Probe Philadelphia. Pa„ Mar. 12.—Upon orders from Washington, United States officials will today board the interned German raiders, Prinz Eitel Frlederich and the Kron Prlnz Wilhelm to search for explosives. It Is alleged that large quantities of explosives have been smuggled aboard the liners at their piers at tbe Philadelphia navy yard. Frails: Garbarlno, 'special agent of the department of Justice, will make the search and will be accompanied by custom officials. There has been no further arrests In the alleged plot ln which hundreds of German sympathizers are said to be involved and by which lt ls reported the German government came Into possession of United States naval secrets. Garbarlno announced that no warrants had been Issued and further arrests here are not expected in the near future. According to one government offlcial the plot was nipped in the bud and although its extensiveness was astounding lt had not made enough headway to work material harm. Von Igel, German Spy, Paymaster New York. N. Y., Mar. 12—Wolf von Igel, alleged German plotter, was acting paymaater for a baud of German spies at tbe same time be was appealing to the United States government to permit him to return to Oerman with Count von Bernstorff, federal officers disclosed today. Von Igel was at liberty under $16,000 ball to answer to an indictment charging him wltb conspiring to destroy the Wetland canal. When diplomatic relations with .Germany were severed he begged tbst the conspiracy Indictments be set aside and that he be allowed to return with von Bernstorff. Only three days before he sailed von Igel paid to Dr. Ernst Sakunna, Oerman agent, $5,000, federal authorities made lt known today. He called together other German spies and paid them off. L Will Be Transferred tai Stockholm as U. S. Representative. Mrs. H. W. Harris today received from the state department at Washington a message stating tbat tbe U. S. minister at Berne. Switzerland had cabled the department at Washington tbat her husband Consul General Heaton W. Harris was mucb improved and would leave soon for Stockholm, Sweden. The state department also Informs Mrs. Harris that Consul Harris will remain at Stockholm to represent the United States in that city aa Consul General. While this message fs a source of relief from anxiety it indicates that Consul Harris has been quite ill at Frankfort. It also sets at rest the question of hla Immediate return to America, as by the text of the message it ls indicated be will remain in Sweden where he can be of good service to our government In times of peace or war and will not be periled in an attempt to cross Ihe Atlantic 101D1MSM OPINION Washington, D. C, Mar. 12.—Washington, D. C, M.sr. 12.—The supreme court crncluded handling down decisions today without deciding the constitutionality of the Adamson 8 hour law. SUBSCRIBERS EXCHANGE GALLERY BEACON TICKETS POR CHURCH TICKETS AT CASSADAY DRUG CO. AT ONCE. HERBERT E. HUTCHISON. PLENTY OF ONE DOLLAR TICK- ETB FOR THE .RUSSIAN 8VM- PHONY ORCHESTRA CONCERT TO- MORROW EVENINO. NOW ON SALE AT CASSADAY ORUO CO. MOUNT ONION FUND HUGHES $102,685 The Mount Union College campaign fund reached $102,695 today, according to a report by Dr. Hickman, publicity director of the campaign. The pledges reported todsy Included $1,00<J from the athletic auditorium committee ralsid ln one department of the Trarsue-Willtams plant by donations by shop workers. Fifteen members of the faculty ot ML Union college have contributed $53.60, Dr. Hickman said and fiva members aro yet to be heard from. How tbat tbe $100,000 mark has been ■sttely passed the campaign booster* look for the donations to come lm more rapidly. $147306 is still needed tor tbe fund. Thus far the canvass has been confined almost entirely ta the larger givers. LABORERS WANTED; 27 141c PER HOUR; INSIDE WORK. APPLV TO THE AUSTIN CO., CARE OF MOR. CAN ENGINEERING CO.
|Title||The Alliance review and leader. (Alliance, Ohio), 1917-03-12|
Stark County (Ohio)
Mahoning County (Ohio)
|Date of Original||March 12, 1917|
|Submitting Institution||Rodman Public Library|
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You get thc Latest News on the International Situation at the Earliest
Hour by Reading The Review.
* THE ALLIANCE EEYIEW *
Weather: Snow In north; snow or
rain In south portion tonight and
Tuesday. Barometer 29.50, indicating
unsettled; temperature 37; eloudy.
VOL. XXIX, NO. 175.
ALLIANCE, OHIO, MONDAY, MARCH 12,1917.
ALLIANCE MAN FOUND MURDERED
OF FOREIGN NATIONS 0. S.
Swiss Legation is Told it is Not Expect-ed to Communicate News of Arming of Ships to the Kaiser's Government With Which the American Government
Recently Severed Relations — Guns and Gunners
Will Be Placed on Munition Ships, Too—Presence of
Naval Gunners on American Merchantmen Will Not
Change Ship's Status, Secretary Lansing Says.
tnternational News Service.
Washington. D. C, March 12.—The
state department sent to all the for
elgn embassies and legations in Washington official notification of this government's decision to place arms and"
armed guards on all American ships
leaving these shores for tho submarine zones.
The announcement came immediately after Secretary Lansing conferred
with President Wilson at the White
house and was as follows:
Tbe Department of State has -sent
the following statement to all foreign
embassies in Washington for their
"In view of the announcement of
the imperial German government
ot Jan. 31, 1917, tbat all ships,
those of neutrals Included, met
within certain zones of the high
seas would be sunk without any
precautions being taken for the
safety ot the persons on board
and without the exercise of visit
..and search, the government of tbe
United States has determined to
•place upon all American merchant
Tassels sailing through the barred areas sn armed guard for the
protection of the vessels and the
ftves of persons on board."
It was made clear at the department
that this communication is in no wise
intended for Berlin and that the
Swiss legation ls not expected to communicate lt to the kaiser's government.
Won't Change Ship's Status.
It was also learned at the state ie-