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\ Ven get tha Latest Nsws on ths In. tsroatlonal Situation at ths Earliest '-iour by Heading Ths Review. ^ THE ALLMCE EEYIE¥ i .<rx manmaammmi Weather: R»*4talAy fair tonight and Sunday; teuiuwi atone -near TtuuJnj to. night. Barometer 28.30 lndlnatlng i 3m. itlBtnfy.. .. ma .n AND LEADER •<8t VOL. XXIX, "NO. 204. FOURTEEN PAGES ALLIANCE, OHIO, SATURDAY, APRIL 14, 1917. TWO CENTS* U. S. TO SEND MEN TO WAR ZONE BRITISH PRESS FORWARD AS FRENCH TROOPS ENTER OUTSKIRTS OE ST QUENTIN ™\ Allies Continue to Smash von Hindenburg Line in ttie Weet—British Capture Fayet by Storm—Only Tiro Miles From City Proper—Ascenston and Grandpriel Farms Also Snatched From Retreating Germans. French Troops Repulse Two Savage Surprise Attacks by the Teutons. •vfc it* London, England, April 14.— With -rrsnoh troops In tho suburbs of St. Quentin, one of the keystone positions of the Oermans an X*. Hindenburg line, the Brit- Mi ar. new only two miles swsy. The wsr office announced today that tha British have taken by alarm Fayet, which Is about two mllss from 8t Quentin en ths nfrthswestern side. vAfter his terrific blow In ths l^llaLe** sector yesterday Field MiiTahal Halg suddenly launched aaaaulta fifty milea away In front of a*. Quentin during tha night. But while attacks war* being mafia along ths mld-Somme front, tha British along the northern end of tho Arraa battle line wars keeping up their grinding prssaurs. ' Ascension farm snd' Qradprlel farm, both af whleh the German* Had fsrtifletf, were captured by tha SWIsh. (Between the Arras-Canibrai and Ba paume-Gambrai roads the British have mm _ IXss Queante sector, the Stslsmest ssM. North, uf tb* * jA*sr the eQerman* wVre driven back still further. The Vimjr station, lfi Bsquet Mill, tla village of Chau- fim ana Get-man position* in tne rbese-Qlx sector (all east of Arras) WMfe occupied hy the British, the war offle* slated. The guns taken by the British In ith* latest burst of fighting are four B-lnch howitzers. Jt is unofficially reported In dis- patches from headquarters that the Oerttans ars retreating over a four nil* front. . "sm* test of the British report fol- lows; "flkyst. northwest of - St. Quentin «*s captured hy us last night after sharp fighting. (Fayet Is two miles trom th* center ot St. Quentin and one mils from the outer suburbs on the northwestern side). "We made progress towards Que- agts. north of th* Bapaume-Cambrui road. But of Le Verguier we have ooeupled Ascension farm and Grand Prtel.farm. .«W> have captured Vlmy station. It. Chaudiere and Buquet Mill as well as German positions in the Fosse-Six sector. Among the guns raptured her* were four 8-inch howltsers. "Our newly won positions at Loos hav* been held. The Germans tried to raid onr lines there lsst night bnt fSilSd." mm— German Surprise Attacks Repulsed international News Service: __ Parts, France. April 14.—The Oer- jaun troops defending tba southern •nd of the Von Hindenburg Une launched two strong surprise attacks sgaluat the French lsst night, but the wat office announced tod^y tbst both failed. Thsre wss' heavy bombarding north of the Aisne and In Champagne. The text of tbe offlcial communication follows: "Between St. Juentin and the Aisne the artillery was active last night. Our infantry was not engaged between the somme and Olse. Two surprise assaults were launched by th* Oermans but both were broken up hy our flre. "In Champagne the artillery dueling was violent We raided German trenches capturing prisoners. Near a Chappetotte after a strong bombardment German raiders approached our lines but were driven off." tnternational News Serviee*: Lopdon, Kngland, April 14—While the northern end of the Von Hindenburg line crumbles beneath tbe sledge hammer blows of the British, Field Marshal Halg ls pouring fresh troops through the breaches for a completion of the mighty enclrclng movement which J» under way. At the same tims th* Fregefc aee driving against the southern end 6) the line) in an epvelqping movement In the fft^Queshtin-Uion sector. Freah progress was reported today south of St. Quuntin. The French have cut so deeply into the Oerman lines around St. Quentin that the fall of this German stronghold is believed by military experts to be a matter of only a few days. The battle area on the Arras'front has been extended with the British sssaults south of Loos. Field Marshal Halg's men at* closing In on Lens, one of the German pivotal points. Further aouth the British hsve penetrated Orevelle and Arleux. South of the Scarpe river the British are reported to have taken Gue- mappe. The defenses of Vis, at the point where the Arras-Cambral road crosses the Sensee river are being pounded and advices from tbe front Indicated that tbe fall of the city waa imminent. Field Marshal Halg is using Napoleonic tactics In his drive against the Germans. With huge masses of troops and guns st his disposal he Is concentrating his heaviest assaults first on one section of tbe front snd then on some other sector. Th* latest sslvo of British attacks was delivered in the Lens-Loos sector where tiie Germans were driven from Vlmy, Wlllerral, Ballleull, Glvenchy en Oohelle and otber villages. Since the British began their offensive on this new. lin* last Monday they have captured more than 25 villages from the Oermans and have occupied approximately 75 square miles of ground. There was considerable artillery activity last night on both th* British and French fronts. MEN WHO TAKE DRILL WILL BE Pli TIME Buckeye Twist Drill Co. Encourages Military Train" ing Substantially MARCHINGTO BEGIN ON MONDAY EVENING € GERMANS SELL Wl BOAT Americans Forced to Take to Lifeboats Under Gun Fire IfeternattOBsl M*wa Servte*: Washington, XX C, April 14.—Th* shtntsg of an American schooner by M submarine, forcing ths crsw to talcs to tta boats under flre, w^s reported t* tta amma department today in a ea- Msd«m from Consul Gassstt at Malaga. Hla despatch said: **~Jg>iiliTii .schooner Edwin R. Hunt, Otiitmm Tort. Nicholas Millar, msster. wfth or*w of sight bound from Cette *a Jfw xwk in ba-ttaat, shelled by at four a. m. April 7, 40 i Oata. Ship abandoned tar lira. Fata ot ship un- Ci*w all *ev*d brought to by Danish schooner." Hailed FreSTiath. M*. K«w T«R. aj. T. April 14.—Th* J4M tats Amesricao sehooner Btfwin RECEIVER IS NAMED fir m hcuvm International New* Berviee: Boston, Maes.. April 14.—Thos. X Boynton was todsy appointed receiver for the Royal Arcanum by Judge Aid- rich in the United State* district court. The receivership appointment resulted trom tbe tiling of A MU in equity tn which Arthur L. Hobart, of Braintree, appears aa plaintiff end the supreme council of the Royal Area, num as defendant. Mr. Hobart has a death certificate of $3,000 which he seeks to protect by th* proceeding. Patriotic Rally is Held at Which Professor Burr Speaks The tramp of marching feet resounds in Alliance. War time ls marching time. With practically the entire student body of Mt. Union college drilling: with a number of Alliance high school students taking military training and Company K, already well schooled In the manual of arms, the Buckeye Twist Drill company last night announced it would pay the men for tbe time tbey spend In military drill. The announcement was made Friday night at a patriotic rally held at the plant on West Ely street. Supt. A. A. Mulac said the men would receive their usual pay for attending drill, with a view to raising a company for home guard purposes, primarily. The men received the offer enthusiastically and drilling will begin Monday night. A large cumber of men enrolled last night and lt is expected at least 135 will take the work when it starts Mondsy. The men will drill each day trom 5 to 5:30 p. m. At the start the drilling will he under the direction of Major Robert a. Harsh, who ls training the Mt, Union college contingent ot troops. AS there are a number of national guardsmen Hi the Twist drill shop, these men will later take charge of the work, but Major Harsh will continue to supervise it. In addition to tbis announcement, the meeting was memorable by as address by Prof. H. C. Burr of Mt. Union college on Pan-Germaplsm and the events leading up to the United States' entrance into the world war. The spirit of the men ran high. THC WAR RESOLUTION. \ ' ^ftlttfintjhssimv l> m.^m^-*^ JOINT RKSOLUTIW' s.j^^l Pemmmjm*t*mmmetm.-*** Willi m. tafwW gll—I ilWWBlgljl . , eU ** tmimmmlfimmira^m. tha Vetteh tarn* ssd mmm* , Lmtmmf'r*'1 ■n tim*-* the MipiU t «ar If}*—* th. I»»wil Md *— tmete at A* -m)i tmmtim: Thmasm he* ir-- at tim. Ve* h-imitbm-mm-miratm~efa,imi.a infm. P'im. tasi mt—am. nnWHIhUeaS^ Wl >H—ill tha tm—m SENTENCE CONVICT WHO TONE DOWN FUG Columbus. O., April 12.—An indefinite sentence ln solitary confinement was imposed by Warden Thomas of th* penitentiary upon Adam Berger, of Alien county, for tearing down an American flag in the prison bakery. Berger was saved by guards from injury by angry fellow-convicts. Berger who is serving time for burglsry. Is an unnaturalized Oerman, It Is claimed. Patriotism permeates ths penitentiary,. nearly all prisoners, including those born in Germany and Austria- Hungary, wearing flags while the national colors decorate scores of cells. tote»»<t'«l*|s»l»l<liiiiiwg-tw**am»*»*Mihtasghst-m flwatiyn 9meWmiimtam.,ieej*tm.J *mm*tlSStmmim»l\,mmmmf,nS . hs mhemv, sirtlwwa v* «*M m malty a. ei~m «aM i*i ttihtmy l.mimm.Vmm.mt*nmta.mseemm^mmammmeemmemtmami amain* a. lm**- Oamm <lii tmalt 4** •» Xeheg m. ee-mt Is m i .zmtmam-imamiiuiii* tt-i tmtaimXmim^tfhmmtXf^ 07 i^^JSBIP^AwLsHBp w***** ^m.t^A^mr.1^ /.(j***** ef *. Sam tf tern l«Mr% ft- ^Q^.^s^n^M^Ce0,t Jf^f&r*''*'?. yfr,frmmtt*ftmO*m-m»metm a. el ( ..m. m . I ' fTV*wt w mt nanmm. i Photogrsps of tbe momentous resolution passed by the Senate and the. House declaring; iissl,a »tM* of war exists hefwaen th* ' -United States and the Imperial German government. It was signed in turn by Champ Clark. Spoaker of the House of Representstlves; Vice- Presldegt Theraas p. . Marshall, rreskfeht of the"8imte, and President Wilson. DEill RAIL Penn-sylvania Railroad Police Seek to Identify Tr.ain Victim TO PROTECT GARDENS International News Berviee: Cleveland, O.. April 14.—Councilman Zmunt today announced he will introduce aa ordinance classing garden vandals as traitors and providing a 1100 fine and 90 days ta the workhouse for persons convicted of disturbing "war" crops. NOTICE O- E. 8.: ALLIANCE CHAPTER MO. 2M, AM REQUESTED TO MEtT AT MASONIC LODGE ROOM AT a:30 SUNDAY AFTERNOON. BUSINESS OF IMPORT. ANCE. CARRIE THRAILKILC. A. M. FANCY SUGAR CURED HAMS. WHOLE, HALF OR SLICED EV- KRV DAV AT THE CHEESE STAND, MARKET HOUSE. J. A. MORRISON CO. It. Stat haOed mm Bath, Main*. Sh* wma twi faat loot and M ta*t wide. NOTICE I. 0> O. P. Oof Alliance, Canton aad subordinate membera *re requested to meet at I. O. O. F. hall Sunday evening at <:80 to go in a body to First Prssbyterian church la honor of tbe 98th anniversary of t O. O. T. O: O. Davidson, Noble Orand. NOTICE K. OF & INITIATION SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT 2:80 P. M. WANTED—YOUNO MAN 18 OR IS YEARS OP AM POR OPPIOR WORK. APPLV AT OFFICE Mo- CASKEY REGISTER CO. WANTED—28 YOUNG MEN IS YEARS OP AGE. AL.SO FACTORY LABORERS. BUCKEYE TWIST DRILL CO. WAtrrRO, * PiRrroLASs car- wanted ■— cecal girls and FENTERS. eRPPLV OUS NELSON, l GILDERS POR DECORATING DEPT. OSPlOtAROVE THB ALLOTT.KRY- APPLY AT FRENCH CHINA CO, HflMfR. OO* AfTRR I P. M. J Ifth ST, tURINO, OHIO. I WANTED — DECAL GIRLS AND GILDERS FOR DECORATING DEPT. APPLV AT FRENCH CHINA CO, 17th ST, SEBRINO, OHIO. Tbe msngled body of a man was found early Saturday morning along tbe Pittsburgh, Ft. Wayne * Chicago railroad tracks, just east of Mahoning avenue. The body was tbat of a man perhaps thirty-five of forty years ot age and was attired tn black clothes. Th* face and body were badly mut"sted, the man evidently having been sturck by a train and tbe wheels passing over him. Officer Ramsey, of the Penna police, began an investigation to discover, if possible, the identity of the dead man.. A card found In on* of his pockets bore the nam* Pat McGuire. Fine Will BE A Patriotic Demonstration and.Parade to Mark Goats' Event WAR MOVES United States to send advisory commissions to allied European capitals. American schooner Edwin R. Hunt shelled by U-boat; crew .saved. French troops occupy suburbs ot St. Quentin. British troops storm snd capture Fayet, two mile* from St. Quentin. Wsr loan bill amended so countries at war against Ger- many ean benefit. Oerman raider sighted off north coast of Brasil. Uruguay reported to hsr* broken wtth Oermany. Berlin denies report that kais- art h«alth U failing. ■"■"■^■■•ss ■PW" AFTER m ILLNESS Mrs. Flora Stockton Hughes Dl** st Home on East Patterson Street Mrs. flora Stockton Hughes, wife ot William J. Hughes, died st the home 747 1-2 East Patterson street Friday following long illness, the past eight years having been in declining health, the oaat year an invalid. Mrs. Hughes was bl yesrs old, born at Carrollton January 88. 1866, th* greater part of her Ufe having been past at Carrollton. The past two yeara tbe home baa been in Alliance, the home immediately prior having been in Cherry Valley, Arkansas. Deceased was long a member ot the Methodist ehurch. a woman ot many kindly virtues and enjoyed the esteem of a wide clrcl* ot-Mends. Sha waa twice married aad ts survived by th* husband and three children by the former marrieage, . D. Keiper and Mrs. Helen Gochaauer, of Sebring and Mrs. Irene Halk, at bom* In Alliance. There is one grandchild. Franklin Malk. Samuel Staekton, of Alliance, ia a brother and the late Mrs. Dr. Wllli-sms ot Carrollton, was a sister No funeral service will b* held tn Alllsnce, the remains to b* taken to Carrollton Sunday far servlc* and bur. ial, leaving Alllane* at * o'clock. -Com mitment will bis mad* to the Stockton family vault ta Carrollton cemetery. Friends desiring ts view the remains wiU be welcomed at th* home 7471-3 East Patterson street, this Sat urday eveniag at 8 o'elock. , NOTICE O. E. S-: ALLIANCE CHA.PTER Na MS ARK REQUEST- ED TO MEET AT MASONIC LODGE ROOM AT 2:80 SUNDAY AFTER- NOON. BUSINESS OF IMPORT. ANCC CARRIE THRAILKILL, A. M. WANTED — DECAL GIRLS ANO GILDERS POR DECORATING DCPT. APPLV AT FRENCH CHINA CO, 17th art., SEBRING, OHIO. Plans are completed for the flag- raising and dedication to be conducted Sunday, afternoon at 2 o'clock by the Goat Hill Playground Association and the event promises to be one of general public interest. The parade will be formed at the elty building and wilt start promptly at 2 o'clock, lead by the Alliance City band which has kindly donat<ed its services for the occasion. The O. A. H. will march in the parade as will tbe Boy Scouts, tbe latter appearing in their new uniforms, about one hundred strong. Tbe members of Company K, Eighth Ohio Infantry, will turn out and the company will furnish a filing squad and color guard. No special Invitations have been Issued to organizations and societies but the committee will be pleased to have any of these as well as Individuals who desire, to march in the parade, under "Old Glory." Attorney W. L. Hart has consented to act aa chairman of the day aad the principal addreas will be given by J. O. A. Rlchter ot Canton. The ceremonies will be held on the Goat Hili playgrounds, corner ot Morgan avenue and Garwood street, two blocks east of liberty avenue tire station aad the publlo Is lnvltesd to attend th* event as well as to march ta the parade. The people of Alliance should lrad their Interest in affairs af tha kind and turn out Sunday afternoon to take part in the exercises. ROBBER PLANT PRICES EXCEED Sioux City Tire Company Pays $45,000 for Local Plant MACHINERY~WILL BE SENT TO IOWA Buildings and Lot Will Be Sold, Purchaser's Agents Say The property of the Alliance Rubber Company and the Alliance Tire & Rubber company van sold at. public sale by Receiver Attorney H. C. Koehler Saturday forenoon to the Sioux City Tire and Rubber company of Sioux City, Iowa, for $45,000 cash. The appraised value of the plant and equipment was $43,499.72. The purchasers, representing the Sioux City Tire & B ,i)l>er comDany wbo were upon tbe ground as bidders, were Jobn Nagle and Charles F. Sawyer of Sioux city. Tbere was a large attendance ot prospective buyers at the saje and the price realized Is a very satisfactory one to stockholders as it represents n.ore than the appraisement. This pale was made on record time by Receiver Koehler who was appointed by court as receiver February 1G and the sale of the property effected April 14. The purchasers hsve not definitely stated what disposition will be made of their purchase but it is more thsa probable the machinery will be shipped ta tha Sioux city plant in Iowa aud the buildln gand grounds sold. Receiver Ko«*ler States bfc wilTgo to Canton Monday to have the sale confirmed and deed ordered which will close the transaction. As to the disposition of the money received from the sale the Receiver states teh property war, sold as the property ot the Alliance Rubber Company and the Alliance Tire and Rubber Company and Ibe proceeds will be disbursed according to the order of court as it may de- tetmine. It will be a sourc? of regret that the purchasers remove Ihe equipments ot the plant from Alliance but there is no string to the sale to prevent this. TO GO TO GIPITILS OF \ ECTEMTE TO COOPEBATE WiU Direct United States Interests and Arrange Full Co* ordination of the Efforts of the Allies to Remove Prussian Militarism and "Make the World Safe foi* Democracy"—American Commission Will Lcava .Soon For Russia to Help Organize Democracy Which Sprung from the Recent Revolution—Presi-i dent Wilson Considers Commissioners But Has Announced None as Yet. UK UH IMEISE International News Service: New York, April 14.—Bank statement: Average, loans Increased $34,- M7#00,- 4*maad deposits Incressed $19,862,000; time deposits increased $$,171,000; reserv* dacreased $9,277./- 040. Actual loans incressed $6,833,000; net demand deposits decreased $37.- 188,000; thn* deposits decressed ft,- 456,000; reserve decreased $34,759,- M0. Bott School for Dancing New beginners class Tuesday 7 p. m. Ell-Mac haB. NOTICE OR TH C JR. O. U. A. M. ALL MKMRRRR ARE REQUESTED TO Ml AT CLUB ROOMS AT ONR P. M. SUNDAY TO TAKE RART IM THC RAI8INO OR TMR FLAO AT GOAT HILL R>LAV AROUND. BV ORORR OR D. E. FINCH, COUNCILOR. WRAR YOUR BADOR. NEW FLOWER SHOP. ZIMMERMAN'S, is s. arch. o. ». am. ■ELLISSW. LUTHERANS TO PRIY FOR«. S. SUCCESS Chicago. 111., April 14—The acid test of patriotism will be applied to hundreds of thousands of German- Americans tomorrow when all the communicants ln all the Luehtran churches of the United States will be called to pray for the success of American arms against Oermany. Proclamations calling upoto them to affirm and approve by word and act tbeir loyalty to tbe president and congress of the United States in the present war crisis, signed by presidents of three ecclesiastical bodies of the church, wlll be read. 'Tbey will ask the establishment of Red Cross chapters and every communicant will be urged to pray for success of tbe United States. juocfscirjuRoii Cleveland, O., April 14.—Criminal Judge Vlcker today charger that on* member of tbe grand Jury who indicted Charles Smith, business agent of the building trades council, and John O. Owens, secretary of the Cleveland Federation of Labor, for allsgsd blackmail, used his Influence with other jurymen to prevent the! returning of indictments against others. Vtckery said under the present law th* activity of this juryman could not be punished. Smith and Owens go on trial Mondsy. BY JOHN EDWIN NEVIN International News Serviee Staff Correspondent. Washington. D. C, April 14.—The last vestige of doubt that America is in the world conflict "with both feet" and that the United States will wage war against Oermany in full co-operation throughout with the entente allies, was swept away today when it waa officially announced that American commissions will ln the near future be sent to the allied capitals of Europe—London, Paris, Rome and Petrograd. These commissions will probably remain there permanently until tbe war is ended, directing American interests and arranging full coordination of efforts with the allies to tamove Prussian militarism, and as President Wilson stated, "make the world safe for democracy." Tbe personnel of/tbq comm(asjon« U new being considered h* *** administration, tt iaaccepaed thst their memberships win contajn both military and civil experts-' It is understood that an American commission will he sent to Russia soon. The economic Situation in tbe new govei-tnent there Is such that, it is believed advisable to have American brains and self-governing experience on tap should thay be needed by officials of the Russian democracy. The moral effect of an American commission in Petrograd wilt also be great. It ls laid. It is also pointed out that Russian leaders in Petrograd have constantly looked to the United States as a pattern for tbelr new government. In this connection officials took oc casion to deny that f'harles II. Crane, the Chicago millionaire nnd warm Mend of Prestdeent Wilson i» on a mis.' slon tp Petrograd. Conferences were continued today between the British and French naval experts now !n this country and tb. heads of the navy department. It ia admitted that ibes'e conferences aria of the greatest importance and all de» tails of the subjects considered art) very carefully guarded. Througti them the closest kind of co-operation between the entente fleets and that off the United States wlll be arranged. Further reports of the presence oQ German submarines and commerc^ raider's are reaching the navy depart* ment. All are being investigated, bub so far none has turned out to be base ed on actual fact. So far SB knownj ony on* German commerce raider 1st st present loose on the Atlantic. Sh4| Is supposed to be the auxiliary equip* pod sailing vessel See. Adder and earl^t announcement that she bas been cop* tiffed or sunk is confidently expected' by the entente naval chiefs now here. The International war council t(» meet ln this city so soon an its menu berg can reach here will be the Tttos\ Important in the history of the greaQ conflict. It will devise plans for fasti er work along every Une of war en« deavor. It also will decide whether t% is possible to divide the Teutonlo ale lies by granting a separate peace tot Turkey and Bulgaria. Although denial continues to tt*\ made that these two latter nation* have made any move toward peac<4 leading diplomats here say that a di* . (Continued on Papo Seven) —e-i House Snows Under Rider Which Would Have Killed Big U. S. War Loan Bill ARREST MEN FOUND NEAR STEEL PLANTS IN OARY. International News Serviee: Gary. Ind., April 14.---Two men who gave the names of George Dissrabach and Al Abraham were arrested here today. They attracted attention to themselves by asking questions about the plants of th* Illinois Steel company aad th* Aetna 8teel company. money to loan at s rer cent in any amount uf to 128,000. first mortgage required uf- on city or oounty real estate, easy terms. a. l. bar. ir, attorney, alliance, o. wantedZat once, "enolish sbeakinq owls over 1s years of aoe to learn decorating, steady employment; oood waoes. affly in person to sebring pottery, sebrino, o. ror rent-4 furnished or- fibe rooms on main bt. box o, care thi review. NOTICE tt. OR 0, INITIATION SUNDAY AFTER- NOON AT t;N R. M. Washington, D. C, April 14.— Passage of the seven billion dollsr bond bill without material amendment late today was forecast ln the house this afternoon by the rejection of suggestions for * changes ln the measure. Tbe most important amendment ottered and unceremoniously de- defeated was tbat of Representative Towner of Iowa, Rpeubflcau, who moved to strike out the flve billion dollars of long term bonds snd Insert two billions. But three members voted for the amendment. Towner said he was not opposed to Issuing bonds to lend' the allies three billion dollars, but he Insisted congress should sueclgy the details of the loan instead of leaving so much discretion to Secretary McAdoo and th* president. Turn Down Moore Amendment An amendment hy Representative Moore, Republican, Pennsylvania, member of the wars and moans committee, ts limit the life of th* bond* to either 80 or 6 Oyaars, waa also rejected. Moore flrst proposed 80 than 60-year honds. As drawn th* bill permits Secretary McAdoo to determine the denomination and maturity ot the bond*. The amendment of Representative Shackelford to include ln th* bill increases in th* Income .egad excess profits tax weat out on a point ot order. Democrata In charg* of the MU to accept the Lenroot amendments, drawn list* yesterday, providing that ths loan to the allies ahall be mad* during and not after th* war and that tbe securities of no nation except those at war against Oermany shall b* taken by thia government. The debate today waa o desultory! character but waa enlivened by thai suggeetlon of Representative Moor*' thst ths countries to whleh thai American loaa Js to be made, may! not b* abl* to repay the loaa. Moor* demanded a straight out! business arrangement insuring payment Thi* caused Representatives Fitzgerald ef N*w Tork. Mann ot Illinois I and Maddan at Illinois ta say that! th* United States could afford to «i»s I tivh am— a *att ot the loan it tt wonld insure a speedy ending ot thR war against a common enemy. The Towner amendment waa so bed* Iy defeated that it became apparent the bond bill would go through wltht out material change. The only thre^ members voting for the smaller homj Issue were LaFollette of Wisconsin, Keating of Colorado and Huddlestotf ot Alabama. Towner voted neitbe* tor or a^nst it on the rising vote. Representative Moore of Pennsylvn* nla. Republican member of tbe way.*, and . means committee .offered an amendment to limit tbe life of tb<i bonds to thirty years. Congress, ha said, should sp<eclfy definitely th<* tim* of .the bonds' maturity. Moora said he had heard suggestions tbad some of th* nations might not be abla to repay the loan of ths United 8tat<sa and proposals might be made to mak^ part at the loan a gift. "Tbia ls a straight out official propa osltlon," said Moore. "We should g<$ about It in a bueiness way. I bav4 been Informed that Great Britain h*4 loaned money to her allies bat abe haa expressly mad* lt understood that i| Is a loaa sad not a sift and Ht. monejj must ba repaid. "I hav* no sympathy with argue ments thst the allies are fighting out battles for us and we may be carsless ln thes* matters. I believe that Amer* lea wants to fight her own battles an t* thia la aat a money war so thr as wa ■are concerned." Representative-Madden, aa nilnolS Republican, ssld he wasn't particular whether the foreign loan waa repalif or BOt When Mr. Millar of Metnaeaota asked lt th* loon was not to be repaid la fill, Msddsn replied: "I wouldn't ear* if It wasn't repaldJ Wa hav* started tWs war to main tald Amerioan rights. It we can malntailg thos* rights by furnishing money ta some on* to fight our batttea for ua while w* ar* g.sttliig ready It seems tq me we ought to do it ft wfll be a) th* trenches. Meanwhile our money ri'&:m'iftM^mi$Mit ■kl y*ar before we can send soldiers tq th* tranches. XL caa b* furnished. "Vut tt this three billion loan le not, paid abroad It will have to be paiB tor ln this country," suggested Reprsq sontatlve Moore. "I know it, aad I'm willing u> pay) 'Continued on Pmc T*n) X- *. t_mmm_V_W!m ;*«PTO!"S! 5&97 *H?|33jfr^.f9PSPHPw?^v-'
|Title||The Alliance review and leader. (Alliance, Ohio), 1917-04-14|
|Place||Alliance (Ohio); Stark County (Ohio); Mahoning County (Ohio)|
|Date of Original||April 14, 1917|
|Submitting Institution||Rodman Public Library|
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