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•m:' You g«t the Latest Newa en the In- ,ternatlonal Situation at the Earliest 'Hour by Reading Th. Heview, * THE ALLIANCE REVIEW * WEATHER: Rain tonight and probably "Friday; colder Friday and In wast portion tonight. Barometer 28.80, Indicating rain; temperature 48; raining. AND LEADER VOL. XXIX, NO. 196. ALLIANCE, OHIO, THURSDAY, APRIL 5, 1917. TWO CENTS* HOUSE VOTES TONIGHT ON WAR BELGIAN FOOO SHIP IS SUNK RKADT TO SEIZE INTERNED OERMAN SHIPS WASHINGTON', D. C. April 5.—Dudley Field Malone, collector of tbe Port of New York, railed at tbe Wblte House this afternoon to report to tbe president tbat when tbe order is given be can seize every German ship in New York harbor in 40 minutes. There are 25 German merchantmen war bound there, be said, and so greatly has the value of shipping,Increased since the war began they are today worth $100,000,- >0tftn, *agsfinst $30,600^000 In 1914. Germans Wound Six of Crew by Shelling Them in Boats SECOND MERCY SHIP HITS A MINE; SINKS t American-Hawaiian Steamer, Unwarned, is Also Torpedoed by Teutons Latest Bulletins on War Crisis PIT ROPE AROVND DISLOYAL TEACHER'S NE*CK GREENFIELD, Mo., April 5.—Because he" pulled a tiny American flag from the coat of a pupil and trampled on it, students at the high school here tied the hands of Prof. Ernest Meyer behind his back, placed a rope around his neck and led him through the business district while hundreds of citizens cheered. The students took their own small flags off and pinned them on Meyer, until be resembled a human flag. In front of the postoffice Meyer was forced to boy and salute a large American flag. He promised to show more respect to the colors in the future, lie was released and order was quickly restored. f If taternaMonal News Service. Amsterdam, Holland, April 5.— The Belgian relief steamship Tre- vlor bound from New York for Rotterdam with grain, has been sunk by a Germsn submarine. Six members of the crew were ;wound«d while the submarine waa shelling the ship. Th. members of ths crew were landed today and reported the de- saruetlon of their vessel off 8che-. v.nlngen. Seamen from th. Trevior said that the Germans opened fire on tb. ship when she wss off the Dutch coast. The Trevior » as of Belgian registry wtth a net tonnage of 2,120. She sal!- ed from New York for Rotterdam, February 20 and left Halifax. March 8. Tne Trevior was built ln 190T. She waa 358 feet long, had a beam of 47 feet and a depth of 13.8. Apother Relief Steamer Lost. Itrtsrnstlonal News Berviee: .; New Yerk. April 5.—The Belgian re» lief steamship Zrlsteln has been sunk, presumably by a mine it was announced today at the offices of the American commission for relief fit Bel- glum. ' News of the loss of the vessel S»d just been received by cable from London. The Zeistein was bound from New York for Rotterdam. Unwarned Steamer Torpedoed. International News Service: Washington, D. C, April 6.—Con- ( fIBnatlon of the sinking without warning by a submarinr of the American- Hawaiian unarmed liner Missourian npon which there were 32 Americans reached the state department this af- ternoon from Consul Wlll.ur at Genoa. The crew of 53 was landed, the report to Wilbur by William Lyons, master of tbe vessel, said. WOMEN MILTING TO MlUffPratNT New York, April 6— Women from •very walk of life are today responding to President Wilson's call for war In Germany. Club women* and suffragists of New York are organising and preparing to offer their services to the government. "The suffragists will be the first to place thetr llvt.t and all they have at the sen-Ice ot their country," said Mrs. Raymond Brown, vice president of the New York Woman's Suffrage party- Wss Alice Carpenter, chairman of the woman's party of New York, said: "We must go ln with all our strength as one of the allies. We must send men to France as soon as possible. We should have sent them before." "In standing wtth the men and fighting shoulder te shoulder with them we will aot forget er neglect our <aampaign tor the ballot," said Miss Mary Garrett Hay, chairman of the woman suffrage party. Mrs. Harriet Stanton Blatch. former president ot tbe Woman's Political TTaloa. said: "It Is tho right thing to 4o aag ft will he splendid* discipline tor this country. The issue at stake ls ths Issue of right and ot democracy." WO*. SALE^THE SEATS IN OLD ARMORY At HALF PRICE. CALL O. B. WOt FRESH CAUGHT BLUE PIKE 15c, FISH STAND, MARKET HOUSE. IT WILL FAY YOU TO READ. MAMSI HAMSI HAMSI MORI HAMS. BETTER HAMS, AT THK BEST PRICE, LB. 28c FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. CHEESE STAND— MARKET HOU8E. J. A. MORRISON CO. ___ WANTKD—26 YOUNO MEN IS YEARS OT AOE, ALSO FACTORY t* LABORERS. BUCKKYE TWIST K DRILL CO. WANTED—YOUNG LADIK8 IN ALLIANCE OR SEBRINQ TO ENTER OOAT HILL OI.U« CONTEST. IN- FORMATION CALL ON O. S. 4918. FOR eftCMT—IS ACRES OF LAND WITHIN THK CITY LIMITS. IN- ,g)UIRK OF H. D. TOLERTON. , —Baslllo Mtcale bas purchased the interest ot Carlo TrispoU is the gro- cery and meet market heretofore conducted on Bast Patterson street, un- jm. the name of TrispoU A Micale £nd has taJtea joesession fo the Mme. FRENCH PRESIDENT FELICITATES PRESIDENT WILSON PARIS, France, April 5.—Declaring that the United States ts coming forward to defend, with force of arms the cause of justice and liberty. President Poincare of France today sent a telegram of greetings to President Wilson. The French president said that the French people are filled with deepest feelings of brotherly appreciation for the aid America will bring, he hearts of Frenchmen are filled with Joy and pride and "beat in unison with the hearts of Americans."said the French executive. The war. President Poincare added, would not have reached its final import without the entrance of the United States. ST. LOUS MARCHES IN RAIN TO SHOW LOYALTY ST. LOUIS. Mo., April 5.—St. Ixrols today ratified President Wilson's step to defend the honor of the nation. The greatest local patriotic demonstration since the Civil War was officially opened st noon. Undaunted by a heavy drizzle and wet streets, thousands of St. Louisans marched In a monster parade through the downtown district. Governor Gardner and his staff followed l?y the flrst regiment, Missouri National Guard, headed the parade. THREE BILLION DOLLAR ARMY RILL WASHINGTON, D. C, April 6.—An emergency lump sum appropriation of nearly three billion dollars was asked for the army today in an estimate sent to the house by Secretary McAdoo on behalf of tbe war department. Tbe estimate called for $2,932,537,933 "for national defense." MILITIAMEN WITH DEPENDENTS TO BE DROPPED COLUMBUS, O., April 5.—Orders from the war department were received in the adjutant general's office this afternoon providing for the release (rom the Ohio National Guard of all militiamen who have dependants or who are skilled workmen employed either upon government contracts or engaged in munition making. Execution of these orders, it was announeed, wtll be delayed until the arrival, late today, of'Adjutant General Wood, who has been out ot the city for several days. Officials in the department estimated ttot net mors tban 600 men out of the 8,000 Ohio soldiers would be discharged! as a result of these orders. They pointed out tbat many of these men were mustered out last summer before the soldiers went to the Mexican border. NEGROES RESENT OERMAN SPIES' ACTIVITY ATLANTA, Ga., April S Leaders among the negi-oes of tbe south strongly denounced the reported attempts of German agents to stir up members of the colored .rare to rebellion in the event of war with Germany.' "The German agents will find little sympathy among members of my rare." said H. N. Davis, head of several large southern enterprises. "They may play upon the credulity of Ignorant negroes, but when they learn the facts they will abrogate any agreements tbey have made." BIG ARMYBILL Details of Military Plan Not Announced by Officials AWAIT PASSAGE OF THE WAR MEASURE OHIO DOCTOR TO AID THE NATION COLUMBUS, O., April 6.—The State Medical Board today Informed the war department of Its desire to aid In getting physicians and surgeons to enlist in the federal service. Tbe board also declared its intention of urging that all seniors ln Ohio medical schools be graduated at once, ln order that they may be available for immediate enlistment. Sensation Sprung as Teuton Plot in Mexico Is Related During Debate in the House : 1 -4*i-t'Vl**i-ti*i*teiif !*stj r 1 • ■ I International News Service: Washington, April 6—A sensation was sprung in the house this afternoon by the reading of what purported to be hitherto suppressed paragraph of tbe famous "Zimmerman note" suggesting that German submarine bases be established tn Mexican ports. The excerpt of the German foreign minister's letter was read by Repre- senative Miller of Minnesota. .Even more sensational was the proposal that all German reservists were to go immediately into Mexico and "prepare to attack all along tbe border." Representative Miller did not state where he got the communication. Tbe text of the communication as read by Miller follows: "Agreeable to t* 1 Mexican government, submarine bases will be established at Mexican ports, from whleh will be supplied arms, ammunition and supplies. All reservists In the United States are ordered into Mexi co. Arrange to attack all along the border." Within the past few days. Miller said he was reliably informed, three schooners bave landed arms and ammunition in Pacific coast of Mexico. "I am .also informed." he continued, "that Villa is now surrounded by German officers who have taken charge et the organization and training of his men. "I am reliably informed too, that tbe other side ls not much Better— that Carranzas' army is ta tlie control of German officers and that they have received a flood ot Oerman money tu finance their operations agaigst the United Btatee." Representative Miller did not explain why this part ot the Zimmerman note had been suppressed, but in- s is ted he had obtained tt from authentic sources. Wben the reported paragraph of tbe Zimmerman letter was called to the attention of the state department. Secretary Lansing authorized a statement that lt was "utterly untrue." it was stated that he would prepare r statement to he read on tbe floor r" the houae denying the allegation c 100,000 POLES LOYAL TO UNITED STATES International News Service: Pittsburgh. Pa., April 5.—An army of 100,000 men Is to be raised by tbe Polish Falcons of America and placed at the disposal of tbe United States. Dr. T. R. Staryznskn, national president of the Alliance which has just concluded a four days' session here, today telegraphed President Wilson tendering the services of this army and expressing the sincere admiration of the alliance "for the supremely no ble humanitarian spirit which is dictating all your words and acts." Regarding the army, tbe celegram says: "This army, composed of men whose forefathers had Inscribed the words "for our liberty and yours" on their banners, will gladly follow the American flag in the sublime fight for liberty and justice for all nations and for democratic freedom for mankind. Polish Falcons of America only hope that the glorious ties binding their ancestry with. this country of ours allow the fighting force to bear the name of Kosciusko's Army." EASTER HAM SALE. OUR DELICIOUS 8UGAR CURED HAMS FRIDAY AND SATURDAY LB. 2Sc. WHOLE OR HALF HAMS. CHEESE STAND, MARKET HOUSE. J. A. MORRISON Ca Men From 20 to 25 May Be the First to Be Accepted Washington, D. C, April 5.—Final details of the administration's plans for raising armies to flght Germany were worked out today at a confer ence at the capitol between Secretary of War Baker and Senator Chamber- Iain, chairman of tbe senate military affairs committee. The measure providing for an Immediate draft of sufficient men to bring the total available fighting strength tip to approximately 1,200,000 will be Introduced tr. both houses Just as toon as tbe house adopts tbe Flood- Martin war resolution. Thts means that the bill will be laid before congress sometime tomorrow. Until the adoption of the war resolution by tbe house, details of the new army bill will be withheld. Both Senator Chamberlain and Secrtary of War Baker declined to discuss the plan after today'3 conference. The life of the new army, under the general staff plan would be for the duration of the war or tin sueb time as the International affairs of the nation were in tweh state as to permit of its demobilization. The troops then will go Into the reservfe after this. Senator Chamberlain made tt clear for the first time that the bin provld- ng tor an immediate levy of troops is an emergency one and Is entirely a separate measure from the planned compulsory military training. The troops recruited under this bill will be used to fill the ranks of tbe regular army and tbe national guard to war strength and to create an army In training of approximately 500.000 men. The Universal training bill then wlll br pushed with vigor to put the Untied States on a firm and penn.anent fighting basis for a prolonged war and future emergency. The plan Is to Introduce the army bill in the senate tomorrow and refer lt promptly to the military affairs committee. A favorable report to the senate may be made i within a few hours. Leaders planned tc use every psrllamentary expedient I for parage of the bill In the hope of ; petting it through the senate late to- I morrow. The senate military affairs committee tomorrow also will take up the army appropriation bill, passed yesterday by the louse with the expectation of adding to it enormous amounts estimated to be necessary by the war department as a result of the declaration of war. More than two years of close of- r.ervance of the recruiting problems faced by th? European nations have gone into the bill. The mistakes mado In the early days by the warring countries abroad, notably England, bave been avoided, tts sponsors believe, and their successes appropriated and utilized. Army men declare that the body of troops thai will be raised under the general staff plan will be the finest trained and equipped army in the world inside of two years. Under the "universal liability to service" plan the army will draw the cream of America's young manhood. Wide latitude is given the military heads in selecting the units of the new army. Only those In their twenties, probably those from 20 to 25 years of age will be taken. They will be single men, with no dependents, foot loose, and lo all intents and purposes heart tree The men from 25 to 30 will constitute the nations Becond line of defense, from 30 to 35 tbe third and by tbe time those are trained—It the? need be— a new class of youngsters win have sprung up to perm't the for- mation of another army of twenties. After almost 200 years of volunteer armies with all the mistakes that such a loose system mast Involve, the United tates has at last a plan ot efficient defense ot tho nation In Uie view of army men. SPY SUSPECTS ARE ARRESTED INSTEELCITY Youngstown Police Capture German Reservists on Suspicion FEDERAL OFFICERS WILL QUIZ THEM Secrete Service Men in Chicago Ready to Swoop Down on Plotters International News Service: Youngstown *">., April 5.—Police today arrestee^ j*les B. Weln, 35, who admits 1>- . German reservist of ficer and jannes Von Altenberg, 28, also a German. In Weln's trunk they found a number of women's dresses and a khaki uniform. Weln, who had been here four days, ls supposed to have been one of the seamen who recently escaped from a German interned liner at Philadelphia. Altenberg bas beeo here several months and has been observed wandering about steel plants here. Federal officers from Cleveland will question the men today. Police believe VVein was making for the Mexican border. Germsn Spy Suspects Arrested. Chicago, April 5.—Preparations for thn Immediate arrest of suspected aliens as soon as a state of war formally exists between the United States and Germany were being made by secret service agents today. They -were assisted by three experienced Immigration inspectors assigned to work with the department ot Justice today. Police at a pumping station today arrested a suspicious stranger, who said be was Dr. Alfred E. Staps, and presented an ancient "medical diploma" as proof. Another arrest was made at a railroad station where a man posing as an Englishman was found to have in his satchel important information regarding the sailings of vessels soon from the United States and Canada. Arrested for Cursing Flag. International News Service. Marion. O.. April 5. -William Selgel 38, junk dealer, is under arrest here charged with cursipg the American flag. . Mayor Sautter announced today tbat Selgel may be turned over to federal authorities. HEARD IN HOUSE DEBATE "All hope for peace with honor has vanished: further forbearance would be humiliating."—Harrison. "Though ive cry peace, Germany answers by warring against us."—Siege I. "It l.s simply a question of this country going Into the war to destroy the German empire because it is a monarchy."—Cooper of Wisconsin. "There is but one thing for an American to do, uphold tlie honor of his country or submit cravenly to the dictates of the Kaiser."—— Flood. WHISTLES TO TOOT DECUUMTl OF WAR An effort was being made Thursday afternoon to have the whistles on the shops of Alllsnce toot lustily when the news is received here that war has been declared against Germany. The Senate has already passed the war resolution and a vote is expected tonight in the House. A vote in the House, means war sure. ATTEND THE BIO OPENING AND HEAR THE FINE MUSIC AND RECEIVE A SOUVENIR AT THE TABLE MARKET, 313-15 SO. LIBERTY AVE., FROM 7 TO S O'CLOCK TO- NIGHT. STRICTLY FRESH CAUGHT FISH. CALL BAUGHMAN'S. IMMMMMMMAMMMMAMWMMRMMMMWMM^ NOTICE LADY MACCABEES Business of importance to all members will be transacted at tbe meeting Friday. April 6th. MYRTLE FREDERICK, Record Keeper. FRESH CAUGHT BLUE PIKE ISc, I8H 8TANB,>MA«K*I HPUSR. lt__Si OX THE BRINK OF WAR House .debates "state of war" resolution; to follow senate's lead before night. Ambassador Penfield to return here trom Austria at once. Belgian relief ships Feisteln and Trevior sunk. Administration prepares conscription to raise army. Two Germans held a spies at Toungstown. CITY HILL TO FIT FLUE Mayor Weestover was arranging. Thursday, to have a flag placed upon the pole which surmounts the city building, tbe one which formerly graced the structure having been given to Company K at the time the troops departed for the border. For some time the electrical flag has been the only flag displayed except one wbich sways from a window at the mayor's private office, upon the third floor of tbe building. Tbe attention of the city officials to the absence of a proper flag upon the city building was called by Captain Fred Zang wbo observed tbat the pole was without'a flag. —The divorce case of Hampton vs. Hampton, was set for a bearing in common pleas court at Canton today. MIY WHEAT NITS SZ.06 Chicago, April 5.—Under war pressure Msy wnrst futures mounted skyward this afternoon and closed at $2.06, four cents above yesterday's record smashing price. May corn closed at 1.27 1-8, tbe blgbeqi price since the civil war. HERE IS A TREAT: •IX LEADING BRANDS OF FANCY HAMS, WILTSHIRE, PREMIUM, STAR, DOLDS NIAGRA, ROSEBUD, MORR ISON'S SUPREME AT WHOLESALE, LB. 2Sc. FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. CHEESE STAND, MARKET HOUSE. J. A. MORRISON CO. INSULTS FLAG LANDSIN JAIL Abusive Prisoner Must Wear U. S. Emblem or Leave City That it is very inexpedient to express sentiments that may be construed as unpatriotic, if not really treasonable, is fully realized by a transient who appeared at police bead- quarters, Wednesday evening, and asked for a lodging place. A busky looking man of middle age who later gave his name as Eugene McCarty, of Irish-American birth, and who came here to serk employment in a local shop, appeared at the police station about 8 o'clock last evening and asked for a place to sleep. As Is customary, Acting Sergeant Lower asked the man if he had any knives, razors or weapons about bim. It being tbe rule to take any such articles from lodgers and return them in the morning. Tbe revest seemed to Irritate the. man and be questioned as to why he should be required to deposit with the sergeant such articles. Patrol Driver Eagleton endeavored to explain the matter but the stranger failed to comprehend and became rather abusive ln bis talk. This resulted in the man being ordered to leave the build ing. Continuing his expression of dis approval of the local police methods Officer Eagleton remarked that the fellow had better Join forces with the kaiser. McCarty came baok wltb the iftmark, lt is alleged, that in case of war tbat the kaiser would get this country. Also tbat In case of war, "we would blow up the brides, rail roads, shops, etc." Eagleton at once demanded of the man who be meant by "we" in his threat. Tbe reply was that he meant the Germans. After some further derogatory remarks and sneering Insinuations upon the part of the man Officer Eagleton collared him and locked him in a cell, the record ipade upon the blotter being that he was held for making "threats." When brought before Mayor West- over Thursday morning the man was given an opportunity to tell bis story but he (ailed to say much about his unpatriotic remarks and this was not brought out until Officer Eagleton testified as to what occurred. McCarty said it vas not his Intention to be unpatriotic as his father had fought in the Civil war and that he himself was willing to follow the American flag tf need be. Mayor Westover read the law upon the subject of treason, especially in time of war, and informed tbe man as to tbe penalty. After McCarty had made apologies for his conduct and after Captain Fawcett had pinned an American flag, about five by six inches In size upon his coat, McCarty was allowed to go with the injunction that if he was caught in tbe city without tbe flag pinned upon his breast that he would at once be arrested. He departed saying that he was proud of the flag and would pay it due honor ln the future. COOPER. DUlK DEBATE. WERE LOST OH SUSSEX Wisconsin Congressman Creates Sensation by Statement* Reputed by Him to .Secretary Lansing—Says Americans Should Stay Off Belligerent Shops—Vote on War Resolution, Which Has Already Passed Senate. PERSIA FIEEJF TURKS International News Servlcs. London, England, April 6—All Persia has been cleared of Turkish troops, lt was stated today by General F. B. Maurice, dictator of military operations. Russian troops that have been driving the Turks from Persia have effected a Junction wltb General Stanley Maude's British army in Mesopo tamia, lt was stated. The Turks Invaded Persia shortly after they entered the war and at one time held all the western part of Persia. WANTED—A OOOD TEAMSTER AT ONCE. INJUIRE OF I. G. TOLERTON A 80N. STRICTLY FRE8H CAUOHT FISH. CALL BAUQHMAN8. f >w>w>wyM<MwM^^wvMi ATTEND THE BIG OPENING AND HEAR THE FINE MUSIC AND RE- CEIVE A SOUVENIR AT THE TA. BLE MARKET, S1S-16 SO. LIBERTY AVE, FROM 7 TO fl O'CLOCK TO NIGHT. * V THE ROLL OF SHAME Washington, D. fc.. April 5.—. The following senators <cast their vote against the "state of war" resolution: Oronna. North Dakota; La Follette, Wisconsin; Norris, Nebraska; Lane, Oregon; Stone, Missouri; Vardaman, Mississippi. Eighty-two senators voted for tbe resolution. *\x*n- Wastalngton, D. C, April 5.—A sensational feature of the debate in the house this afternoon on the Flood-Mar tin stste of war resolution was a challenge by Representative Cooper, of Wisconsin, of President Wilson's assertion that American lives were lost wben the ussex was imperiled. This statement was not so, Cooper declared. He defended tbe McLemore resolution which would have kept Americans off armed ships. The debate dragged tn the early staged. A sensation was caused by the statement of close friends of Claude Kitchin. the majority leader, that he "very probably would vote against the state of war resolution." Kitchin Bald that he would make his position plain when the time arrived for him to talk. A number of the administration leaders made It plain that if Kitchin voter, against ttie bill they will urge tbe advisability of having him replaced as door leader by a member wbo ls entirely in sympathy with tne president's policies. Before Representative Cooper was reached %o uupg|slooed appeal tar the legislatftk W83 Jmda* ter; Represents, ttve m^jPmy^lsrrlsoa, ^TMississippi, who ls reoisgnized as tbe administration spokeemai' en the floor. Cooper, tne leaking member of the republican minority oft the foreign affairs committee tt the outset of his speech read a letter whlcb he said came from Secretary of State Lansing stating that no American lives were lost when the Sussex was torpedoed in the English channel. "Isn't it time that we should be accurately informed?" shouted -Cooper, "Isn't lt time for accuracy of statement and truthful information? 1 object to war because some Americans insist on riding on belligerent ships under belligerent flsgs. Canada does not permit women and children to ride under belligerent flags. Canadian women and children have been ordered oft such ships at Halifax, while American women and children have been permtHed to risk their lives. "I was right and so were the members of the house who voted against tabling the McLemore resolution. I was right then and I am right now. "Don't beg the whole question by saying it Is a right of American citizens to ride on belligerent ships, for which if they lose their Uvea we must go to war wltb a nation four thousand miles away. The president and the recretary of state have both admitted that this is a "doubtful legal right" Cooper defended himself hkhIhsU charges that lie is a pacillst and denounced the recent mobbing of a Bal* tlniore pacifist meeting which Le de. scribed as a "protest from mothers, wives and sisters sending their sons, husbands and brofhers to be maimed, Mled and blinded In a flaht with a nation 4,000 miles over thn seas." Cooper had difficulty In starting his speech. Tie dropped his glasses which] brake into a thousand pieces on th«* floor of.the house. As none of tha many pairs of ,-pectacles proffered him fltted his eyes, he was finally chllgPd to abandon his prepared not.'* and speak extemporaneously. Cooper then made an extended rn. tiew of American diplomatic correspondence which Oreat Britain and her allies and with the central powers. He declared that the administration had been far more insistent upon ita demands on Germany than It had on Great Britain. "Great Brltiin has been permitted to change the rule of International law, while thc war is in progress," he declared. "It is not a question of property rights t.r human life. It is a question Of neutrality. It Is simply a question of thts country going into the war to destroy the German empire bo- cause It is a monarchy." Representative Garret, of Tennessee ,and otn°r member's attempted tri question Cooper concerning the accuracy of his statements, but be refused to yield to tneiT inquiries'. Calls Coopers Talk Kaiser's Speech "When wir come., we must all be united," said Cooper, ln conclusion, "but I shall not vote to plunge this nation Into war." "The speech of the genllemnn would be more in order ln the German Reichstag than ln the American house of representatives" said ftepresenui- tlve Harrisou of Mississippi, as Cooper sat down. The Flood-Martin resolution declaring that a state of war exists between the l'nlted States and Germany, was called up for debate in the house this morning at 10:12 o'clock, Ki minutee after It met. The measure was brought up by Chairman Flood of the Housa foreign affairs committee. Before the formal discussion of thd measure was begun the. leaders took counsel to determine whether It would be possible to hold down the general debate. Thero was a general dlnposU (Continued on Pago Fourteen) British Take Two Villages From The Teutons Near St. Quentin International News Service. London. England, April 6.—Further successes by British troops fighting for the possession of St. Quentin was announced by the war office this afternoon. Capture of two villages was detailed. "Our troops have captured the villages of Ronnsoy and Basse liologne" the statement said. "We have succeeded in reaching the edges of Oou- zeaucourt and Havrincourt woods. We took 82 prisoners, 8 quick flrers and 2 mortars." French Reach New Positions. International News .Service: Paris, France. April 6.—Thrusting forward north of tbe Gauchy-moy line, strong detachments of French recon noitering troops bave reached the new German positions south of St. Quentin, says the official communique of the war office today The French found that the new German line is held by heavy masses of men. Between Laffaux and Margival, between the Aisne and Oise rivers there were violent artillery duels last night. The Germans attacked northwest of Rheims last evening but were repulsed by the French. Germans Quit St. Quentin Outskirts. International News Service. London, England. April 5.—German forces have evacuated the western outskirts of tbeir great stronghold at St. Quentin under the terrific artillery fire of the British and French. Press dispatches today stated that both tbe British and French bave made new progress north, west .and .south of the inland Gibraltar as St. Quentin might be called, capturing more villages and strips of strategic high ground. Pushing forward through blustery sQualls at mum Decani .Nlsellu » bh took by storm the villages of Grutrlas, ITrvlllers and Moy, cutting the Veom deuil Rlbemont. railroad and outflanking Von Ilindenburg's lines of defensa on thn southern side of St. Quentin. The Germans resisted savagely and the trampled mud or tim battlefield was carpeted with corpse^ and reeked with blood before tho Teuton lines gave way. During the night tbe Germans tried unsuccessfully to drive tho French from their positions on the "dominating heights" south of St. Quentin, which the war office reports, wero taScen by the French soldiers yesterday. Tbat the Germans are not going to> give up their main positions In the. St. Quentin sector without further struggle Is shown by the fury of their Counter attacks against thn English although the Teuton posit ions aro dally becoming more Imperiled After beating off tbe German counter assaults tbe British thrust forward straightening their lines and gaining a foothold ln Havlncourt, about, which tbere was a bloody combat last night. Havrincourt wood lies north of the village of MHz en Couture, which General Halg's men captured by storm Tuenday night and Wednesday morning. Violent artillery duels aro rernrted from the Western front particularly betw«*en Arras and Lens and between Arras and the Aisne Correspondents at the front state that the British and French troops received with shouts of joy the news tbat th" I'nited States is going into the war on the side of the allies and may itend troops to Europe by midsummer. This news, It was said, was particularly pleasing to the Canadians whose relationship with thn United States hss ever been closer tben that, ofjtha Banish eUfi& Fr*mceji i rmmmmt"mm*i%t'itMhfy^&iri^ttm''rm''i
|Title||The Alliance review and leader. (Alliance, Ohio), 1917-04-05|
|Place||Alliance (Ohio); Stark County (Ohio); Mahoning County (Ohio)|
|Date of Original||April 5, 1917|
|Submitting Institution||Rodman Public Library|
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,ternatlonal Situation at the Earliest
'Hour by Reading Th. Heview,
* THE ALLIANCE REVIEW *
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wast portion tonight. Barometer 28.80,
Indicating rain; temperature 48; raining.
VOL. XXIX, NO. 196.
ALLIANCE, OHIO, THURSDAY, APRIL 5, 1917.
HOUSE VOTES TONIGHT ON WAR
SHIP IS SUNK
RKADT TO SEIZE INTERNED OERMAN SHIPS
WASHINGTON', D. C. April 5.—Dudley Field Malone, collector of
tbe Port of New York, railed at tbe Wblte House this afternoon to report to tbe president tbat when tbe order is given be can seize every
German ship in New York harbor in 40 minutes. There are 25 German
merchantmen war bound there, be said, and so greatly has the value of
shipping,Increased since the war began they are today worth $100,000,-
>0tftn, *agsfinst $30,600^000 In 1914.
Germans Wound Six of
Crew by Shelling Them
SECOND MERCY SHIP
HITS A MINE; SINKS
American-Hawaiian Steamer, Unwarned, is Also
Torpedoed by Teutons
Latest Bulletins on War Crisis
PIT ROPE AROVND DISLOYAL TEACHER'S NE*CK
GREENFIELD, Mo., April 5.—Because he" pulled a tiny American
flag from the coat of a pupil and trampled on it, students at the high
school here tied the hands of Prof. Ernest Meyer behind his back, placed
a rope around his neck and led him through the business district while
hundreds of citizens cheered. The students took their own small flags
off and pinned them on Meyer, until be resembled a human flag. In
front of the postoffice Meyer was forced to boy and salute a large American flag. He promised to show more respect to the colors in the future,
lie was released and order was quickly restored.
taternaMonal News Service.
Amsterdam, Holland, April 5.—
The Belgian relief steamship Tre-
vlor bound from New York for
Rotterdam with grain, has been
sunk by a Germsn submarine.
Six members of the crew were
;wound«d while the submarine
waa shelling the ship.
Th. members of ths crew were
landed today and reported the de-
saruetlon of their vessel off 8che-.
Seamen from th. Trevior said
that the Germans opened fire on
tb. ship when she wss off the
The Trevior » as of Belgian registry
wtth a net tonnage of 2,120. She sal!-
ed from New York for Rotterdam,
February 20 and left Halifax. March 8.
Tne Trevior was built ln 190T. She
waa 358 feet long, had a beam of 47
feet and a depth of 13.8.
Apother Relief Steamer Lost.
Itrtsrnstlonal News Berviee:
.; New Yerk. April 5.—The Belgian re»
lief steamship Zrlsteln has been sunk,
presumably by a mine it was announced today at the offices of the
American commission for relief fit Bel-
glum. ' News of the loss of the vessel
S»d just been received by cable from
London. The Zeistein was bound from
New York for Rotterdam.
Unwarned Steamer Torpedoed.
International News Service:
Washington, D. C, April 6.—Con-
( fIBnatlon of the sinking without warning by a submarinr of the American-
Hawaiian unarmed liner Missourian
npon which there were 32 Americans
reached the state department this af-
ternoon from Consul Wlll.ur at Genoa. The crew of 53 was landed, the
report to Wilbur by William Lyons,
master of tbe vessel, said.
WOMEN MILTING TO
New York, April 6— Women from
•very walk of life are today responding to President Wilson's call for war
In Germany. Club women* and suffragists of New York are organising and
preparing to offer their services to
"The suffragists will be the first to
place thetr llvt.t and all they have at
the sen-Ice ot their country," said
Mrs. Raymond Brown, vice president
of the New York Woman's Suffrage
Wss Alice Carpenter, chairman of
the woman's party of New York, said:
"We must go ln with all our
strength as one of the allies. We
must send men to France as soon as
possible. We should have sent them
"In standing wtth the men and
fighting shoulder te shoulder with
them we will aot forget er neglect our