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tttmmtm BUILD NOWI g Alllanee needs hundreds of Na 2 oe** homes. This city can be- Ms • come aa large as we permit lt "rat M to be. Build a house! M •*l"'»**fcl*niloi»i«ai*«na-_.» THE ALLIANCE REYIEW ta WEATHER: Thunder ahow- Sa taa era this afternoon or tonight, ". ta 8u_r_day fair. Barometer tet ta -M.tr,, indicating unsettled; ta ta temperature 78, partly ta ta cloudy. ta te AND LEADER VOL. XXIX, NO, 279. TEN PAGES ALLIANCE, OHIO, SATURDAY, JULY 14, 1917. TWO CENTS. Slavs menage T LEMBERG ZONE Russians Strike Hard at Railway Towns .Defending Capital TEUTON LINE ALONG DNEISTER MAY PART German Assaults in West Flanders Rolled Baek, London Says 4 <t International Newa Service: Petrograd, Russia, July 14.— Th* fortified village of Novice, south of Kalusz, in Galicia, has been oaptured from the Austro- Germane Dy tne Russians, the war office announced today. Petrograd. Russia, July 14.—The Galiclan railway towns of Stryj and Rohatyn, two Important links In the defences of lemberg on the southern side, are seriously menaced today by tha Russian' advance. The Russians driving northwestwards along the Dneister river threaten to cut the Austro-Hungarlan and German H__ between the two towns. By the capture of Bukazowice on the Gnlta Lipa river, ,the Russians ttt torn less than 45 miles from the Galiclan capital on the southern side. This represents an advance of more than 17 miles in the Stanlslau-Halipz- Brzezany sector since General Kornll- off opened hts offensive. West af Stanlslau, the Russians are approaching Dolina on the great central Galiclaa railway. It was reported without confirmation that the town Md fallen. •"!» the recent heavy fighting around Brzezany the Austro-Hungarians which 'were in tho forefront of the fighting have been beaten to pieces. The Germans hastily bfougbt up reserves from other parts of tbe Russian front and thus temporarily succeeded in holding the Russian attack hi this aectlon, but their losses have been enormous. Between July 1 and 7 in the Brzez- ,y sector, the Germans lost 30,000 ta in killed and wounded, which to- -jfher with tha prisoners brings the total loss BP W*T»e«T*ry CT.DOO. Germans Pall In Weat Flanders. "London. England, July 14.—The Germans struck at the British line in West Flanders again during tbe night, tat tbe blow was Ineffectual. "The Germans attacked south of Iiombaertzyde, but wore repulsed," the war office announced today. "Several German raids at other points were repulsed." LULL IN INFANTRY FIGHTING. Paris, France, July 14—There was • lull in the infantry fighting on the French front during the night Only artillery dualling and raiding was reported by the French war office today. The big guns were active on both Sides near St. Quentin bftween Cou- roy and Craonne. (Aisne river front) at „ill K°- 3"4 (Verdun front) and on the Woevre plain. South of St. Quentin. the Germans tried unsuccessfully to raid trenches. West ot Narvln' farm in Champagne French raiding operations weer successful. _2_ f IflOSTIfl A splendid gold watch, the property of J. O. Gay. barber, in the postoffice block, and one prized very highly was stolen from a window at the shop •boat taa o'elock Saturday morning. Tha time piece was a seventeen yar.t Swiss movement valued at $40, _Wf original owner being a brother- f4MP_w of Mr. Gray, now deceased, hts T*Vtiala1» monogram, "G. F. B.." he- lag engraved on the back of the case. Wtth tb* watch was also a leather fob with enamel piece on one side ot which was the name "Tho Cleveland Axle Co.," and above the axle was a silver horse shoe; Ut all the time piece ami fob being easy of identification. ,_. , jjr. Gay much regrets his loss and hopes by the marks that the pur- loiner may be overtaken and the watch recovered. 1SSBCIATE REMEMBEREI Letter Carriers Present Ralph Tanner Handsome Ring Satarday afternoon as the letter carriers wm preparing the mail for the afternoon delivery, the post office employes presented Ralph E. Tanner a handsome ring with the Knights ot Pythias Insignia. George Whittingham made the presentation. Ralph will leave Sunday for Canton where he will be la training for two weeks before leaving tor the southern training camp. We is a member ot ths Fourth Ambulance Corps ot_the Ohio National ©tear*. REBECCA BLACKBURN DIES Salem. O.. July 14.—Rebecca glackburn. aged 36 yeara. died at her .me 10 this city Friday at two ■tlock P. M. She had been a resident of this city about seven years, coming hero from Middleton. at which nlace the funeral will be held Monday afternoon at _l» o'clock. Sbe was a member of the Friends church. NOTICE TO GAS I 1LBCTRIC CUSTOM*MI_ OFFICE _rt**i__! Sp€N FOR PAYMENT OP BILLS UNTIL •O'CLOOK MON DAY NIQHT. SAVE YOUR D(»COUNT BY PAYING YOim BILLS MONDAY. Three Alliance Youths Carry "Old Glory" to French Front Safe Arrival in France of Francis E. Williams is Announced by United States—Sol Segel There and Donald Johns Also Believed to Be Fighting to Help "Make the World Safe for Democracy." "Somewhere in France" there are at least three Alliance boys fighting with the United States Marine corps to help "make the world safe for democracy." Ten days ago the safe arrival in France of Sol Segel, 18, son of Mr. and Mrs. I. Segel, 746 Auld street, was announced. Saturday morning Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Williams of No. 1246 Avalon avenue, received the following letter, telling of the safe arrival of their son, Francis E. Williams, 21, in France: "Word has Just been received of the safe arrival ln Europe of Francis E. Williams, U. S. Marine corps. As his next of kin, you wll! no doubt be glad to learn that be has crossed the ocean safely and that be is now ready to light that "the world may be made safe for democracy." Tou are no doubt very proud of the fact that he Is serving ln France. You will probably be very pleased to put the card We are sending you in your front window. It will distinguish your home from others in the neighborhood. "It means that a man from your house ls giving his all to his country." , "Sincerely yours, "RALPH E ROWELL, "Capt. U. S. M. C." . The card enclosed reads: "A man from your house is fighting in France with the United States Marine Corps." The card is lithographed, ln red, white and blue. Since he enlisted young Williams has qualified as a sharp shooter. He ls a graduate of the Alliance high school, class of 1914. He Intended to enter Carnegie Tech this fall, but enlisted at the Alliance station of the Marine corps iu May. He is a member of the Tusco club. In addition to Williams and Segel. lt ls practically certain that Don Johns, son of Mr. and Mrs. 8. J. Johns, of No. 1019 S. Liberty avenue, who enlisted at the same time as Williams is ln France. A letter was received from young Johns this week, saying he could not tell where he now is located. It was tbe first heard from him for over a month. Pietro Lazzaro is Accused of Cutting Victim in the Leg Pietro Lazzaro, an Italian . who states that he resides at No. 50 Mahoning avenue, is being detained at the Alliance dty prison and will be turned over to thd Mahoning county authorities to answer a charge of cutting another Italian who is now tn the city hospital with a bad knife wound Inflicted upon one ot his legs, it being 'stated tbat a ligament is severed. .The affair took place an Mahoning avenue last.night and at 11:46 o'clock Lazzaro was arrested by Officers Stark, Lower and Henry who were sent to the place, the Idea being that a murder had been committed. The Italian who ls wounded te known by his companions as "Paris." It developed at police headquarters, Saturday morning, that tho cutting took place on the Mahoning county side of the thoroughfare. Lazzaro, through an interprter, stated Saturday morning that he had been drinking a little and was singing as he went home last nlgbt The other man he says took exceptions to his singing and struck him, whereupon he defended himself with his knife. When Lazzaro was arrested at his room, a loaded revolver was found in his trunk. Two ot the cartridges bad marks to Indicate that the revolver had been snapped but that the cartridges had not exploded. The local police officials will hold I_a/.zaro_ until the Sebring police take charge of htm. elks ciMLraiiw Alliance Man Tells of Grand Lodge Meeting In Boston. J Elmer Messenheimer has- returned from Boston where he attended the convention ot the Grand Lodge of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, going as delegate from Allianoe Lodge No. 467. Mr. and Mrs. Charles W Casselman also attended thf convention but have stopped at Atlantic City for a tew days. Mr. Casselman is • district deputy exalted ruler and as such had a seat In the convention. As heretofore mentioned ia press dispatches, the Elks voted tfce sum of 11000,000 for war relief, this in addition to donations already ™£*r which are said to total half a million dollars. A message to P™'dfin.t..™,<* son stated that the Elks had millions more to give, if needed. A message was cabled to General John J. Pershing, somewhere in France, he being a member of El Paso lodge of the order. A group picture published in the "Boston Globe," Thursday, contains a likeness ot Mrs- Charles Casselman, Of tfclS City. _ _ _.. More than 10,000 Elks attended the big convention. spins. 11 icterus Commander B.' B. Silver, of Cro- baugh camp. United Spanish War Veterans, is desirous that the members of the camp and all other Spanish war veterans turn out to honor the members of Company K. Eighth Ohio Infantry, at the time of their departure from this dty to the mobilisation camp. Members having uniforms are requested by Commander Stiver to wear them upon this occasion. •FECIAL ON GUARANTEED HOSE 7 1-ac PER FOOT AT THE BENNETT-BROWN HOWE. CO. "OHIO TUEC Electric Cleaners. Free trial. Jno. W. Rose. Roth Phones. CENT-A4.AX. FINE FOR C0N8TI- FATION. ALL DRUGGISTS, 26c. QUESTIONS Ti PRESENT PUN Says Canton Must Supply More Soldiers Than Some States Canton, O., July 14—(Special)—Congressman McCulloch may introduce in the House of Representatives a resolution demanding an investigation Into the system used in determining the quotas of soldiers to be furnished by various cities and states if be f-pds that the plan which has been used is contrary to law, he said, Saturday. Congressman McCulloch declared that the law provides that quotas must be based on actual population, not on figures secured from the draft registration and that if the law has not been observed in this regard, be says he expects to protest vigorously. The war department Saturday Informed Congressman McCulloch that Canton's population has been estimated at 177.G86 as had been unofficially reported. It said the figures had been furnished by the federal census bureau. McCulloch sought further Information Saturday from the census bureau. "It is not fair that Canton should be expected to furnish more men than many of the states in the Union," Congressman McCulloch said. "The fact that Canton has many aliens of registration age, who will not be compelled to go to war, should not be allowed to boost Its quota beyond all reason and compel a much larger proportion of the native-born or naturalized young men to enter service." Several manufacturers complained to Congressman McCulloch Saturday that the Industrial North was being forced to send an unfair proportion of Its young men to war at the expense of the non-industrial southern states. Chairman John T. Blake, ot the South Canton draft board, said Saturday that he thought the quotas would have been more fairly proportioned if the aliens had been deducted from the lists before the lists of registered men had been used as a basis for fixing population estimates and assigning quotas to be supplied. If this were done, It was pointed out. the population estimates still would be larger tn cities of the industrial class, which have a large proportion of young single men, but the figures would then be based on tbe number of young men who would 'be actually eligible tor service and would not be padded by aliens who cannot serve. Under the present quota assigned to Canton, this city will be compelled to tarnish more soMlors than Maine, Delaware, District of Columbia, New Hampshire or Vermont. It will have to furnish twice as many men as Alaska, otmt twice as many as Oklahoma, nearly twice as many as Oregon, and half again as many as Wyoming. Akron, whloh la hit as hard or harder than Canton, will have to furnish aboot M0 more men thea Cincinnati, according to unofficial figures Saturday which place Cincinnati's quota at 2763 and Akron's quota at 2918. DINBURr USE SETTLED International News Bervlce: Danbury, Conn., July 14.—The famous Donbury hatters case, ln which D. E. Loewe A Company won a judgment of $266,000 against striking union hatters, was settled out of court today. The Judgment waa to have been executed next Monday by selling the homes of the hatters in Dan- bury, Bethel and Norwalk. Tbe settlement terms were not made public. NATION NEEDS RETURNS FROM DATTOK Arthur Oyster, who for some time bas been employed at Wlldwood Farm, near Dayton, has returned to AlUance and accepted a position with the Alliance Sanitary Milk company. W. A, Walla has also accepted a position at tha same place. % NURSES BADLY Army and Civil Life Short of Trained Men and Women KEEP STUDENTS IN MEDICAL COLLEGES Warns United States of Grave Mistake bf France and Britain International News Service: Washington, D. C-, Juply 14—The United States faces a serious shortage of doctors and nurses, not for its armies in the Held alone, but for its civilian population at home, unless measures now being taken by Surgeon General Georgas and tbe medical section of the council of national defense are immediately effective. Dr. Franklin Martin, chairman of the general medjeal board of the council of National Defense, made this statement today. "We have only enough doctors and nurses now for our civilian population," he said. "The armies we are going to send abroad will require great numbers of trained medical people. To be able to send these men and women with our soldiers and still have a sufficient number to look after our people at home is a stupendous problem. While we are sending doctors across the sea we must bend our efforts to creating new doctors and nurses at home—lest we fall into the same terrible errors made by England and France. "The demand was so great that teachers and medical students and even the Internes ln the hospitals were rushed to the battle line. Today there are towns both in England and in France, without a single doctor. "The United States must guard against such mistakes." Dr. Martin believes that so far as possible every medical student should be kept at his studies. These men can do their country greater service by saving life than by destroying it. "Do you believe, than,, that doctors should be exempted from the draft?" "By no means. I believe they should enroll ln the medical corps now before the draft comes," Dr. Martin replied. "For an army of 3,000,000 we shall need 12,000 physicians. Thus far there only 5,000 enrolled. To meet a possible shortage of nurses a very comprehensive program has been undertaken by the nursing committee of the medical section. For an army of 3.000,000 men 30,000 nurses will be required. At present there are only 80,000 registered nurses ln the country. Twelve thousand of these are enrolled tn the Red Cross. CHURCHES TO HOMO SOLDIERS ON SUNDAY Canton, O., Jaly 14.—(Special)— Canton's soldier boys will be honored ln Canton churches, which will observe Canton Soldiers' Aid Day, it was announced Saturday by the committee in charge, composed of Dr. T. Wallls Grose, pastor of the First Methodist church. Attorney L. E. Souers, and J. G. A. Richter. On the day that the soldiers are to be mustered Into the federal service. they will be honored in the churches here generally and services will partake of a military nature. . To raise money with which to purchase bronze medals to be given to each Canton soldier, special collections will be taken in the-churches, the committee announced. These medals will bear a profile of William McKlnley on one side and an inscription on the other. FOIL PLOT TO KILL BELGIANS Los Angeles, CaL, July 14.—A plot to assassinate the members of the Belgian mission which arrived in this city today waa frustrated by the police. One Austrian is under arrest and police are searching for three others. The plot wae to hurl a bomb into the automobile ln which the distinguished visitors rode. THE TINES WOUNDED Washington, D. C, Jnly 14—Three Americans were wounded by stray ballets in fighting at Pekin yesterday, the state department announced today. A telegram received from Pekin today dated July 13, reports tbat republican troops started into action against the imperialists early on that data. After ten hoars fighting Chang Hsuan took refuge in the Dutch legation. Names of the three Americans hare not yet been received, nor details of the extent of their Injuries. BLOOD POISON DEVELOPS FROM CATFISH STING Henry McCarty is suffering from Mood poisoning, the malady becoming manifest Friday, a hand being affected. A few days ago while at the Standing Rock, on tbe Mahoning river east of Mottown ha waa stung on the hand by t cattish while taking it from a hook after being caught aad in the thus inflicted wound the troable developed. ** WAR MOVES. IM Unconfirmed report haB Kais- ***■ er abdicated. ■a Ohio guardsmen mobilizing. ^ Adjt. General Wood announ- M_i ces many promotions in guard. *~ Ohio to have complete divts- I* lon. aa Believe Germany soon will ta offer peace. ta Hollweg's resignation acta cepted. 9. ............. _. i-w^fir,n.--ini-inAn_iArui_,-fui 1200I.W.W. MEMBERS NOT TO DIG_GOPPER Interned Men' Say They Won't Help to Win the War AGITATORS NOT TO LIVE INI STOCKADE Treason Charges May Be Brought Against the Men International News Service: Columbus, N. M„ July 14.—Declaring that, they were men without a country, and asserting they would not return to Arizona to help the United States win the war by digging copper, the 1,200 Industrial Workers of the World banished from Bisbee arrived here today from Hermanas, N. M„ and were placed under guard of U. S. troops. An escort of troops joined the party en route here at Douglas, Arizona. Col. Horatio G. Sickle, in command here, ls under instruction from Washington to provide for the agitators pending action of federal authority. They are not to be confined ln the stockade but a reasonable number at a limit will be allowed tbe freedom of the town. The men were placed in a detention camp where they were fed by military authorities. The arrival was orderly. They obeyed military commands and, after disembarking, marched to the camp, wblch formerly was occupied by Mexican refugees who accompanied General Persblngs expedition out of Mexico. Sheriff W. G. Simpson, accompanied the party from Hermanas with a strong force of deputies. DRAFTMIY NOT BE MADE FOR II WEEK Washington, D. C, July 14.—Ten million youths must wait until the end of next week before they know their fate in the draft lottery. Today but 3,607 local district boards, out of a total of 4,554 had reached their organization. Thia leaves 947 local boards yet to be organized before the draft can be made, and Provost Marshal General Crowder holds out no hopes that the selection can be made before the end of next week, at the very earliest. It is even possible tn tbe light of difficulties being experienced ln some of tbe larger cities, that the actual draft may have to go over another week. CLOSED POTTERIES International News Service: Atlantic City, N. J., July 14.—The National BroUyyhood of Operative Potters, in annual convention here today, laid down an Ironclad ruling'that workers are not to work with non- uion men in any branch of the trade. A reasonable limit will be set for men to oos.e within the fold of the brotherhood and then a sweeping boycott WiU be inaugurated. The convention adjourned this afternoon over Sunday and Indications are that meetings will extend into next week. HISUDDJH ROTS Postmaster F. D. Miller who has been acting In the capacity of an employment agent, hae placed a number of men and boys ln positions upon farms. Mr. Miller stated Saturday that he had places in the country for several boys. DOING GOOD WORK ' New Tork Christian Advocate says of Rev. Ira G. McCormack, a former Alliance boy:—"Tbe M. E. church at Oxford of Miami University and two other college institutions, la fortunate in having aa a minister the Att. Ira' O. McCormack. Ha was the Methodist student pastor of Ohio State University before his assignment to Oxford, May 1, 1915. Extensive improvements, totaling $11,000, have been made upon the church. There has been an increase in membership and spiritual results. In the reopening services a generou purse was presented to, the young pastor. The Oxford Church celebrated its 100th anniversary in 1913. NOTICB TO GAS * ELECTRIC CUSTOMERS. OFFICE WIU. BE OPEN FOR PAYMENT OF BILLS UNTIL • O'CLOCK MONDAY NIGHT. SAVE YOUR DI8COUNT BV PAYING YOUN BILLS MONDAY. CO. KORDERED TO GET READY Alliance Guardsmen Will Mobilize Sunday at the Armory MAY NOT GO SOUTH FOR SEVERAL WEEKS Men Will Probably Sleep at Home While in Alliance Internationa] News Service: Columbus, O., July 14.—Orders were received by Adjutant General Wood at 12:30 this afternoon from Oeneral Thomas H. Barry, of Chicago, commanding the central department of the I'nited States army, ordering mobilization of the Ohio national guard Sunday. Wood said he would dispatch orders to commanding of, fleers some time this afternoon, for mobilization of the soldiers at their home stations tomorrow forenoon." Lieut. Kochll, commanding Company K, received orders this afternoon from Col. Vollrath, directing him to assemble his company at the Alliance armory Sunday morning. Lieut, Kochll said he had 174 men recruited or 24 more than war strength which is 150. When interviewed early Saturday afternoon, Colonel C. C. Weybrecht, commander of the Tenth Ohio Infantry, stated that he had received no official order as to the'assembling of bis regiment and did not expect to receive such until some time Sunday. His idea ls that after the various units are called into service that they will remain at their homo stations for perhaps two or three weeks. During this time they will be given Intensive drill work and put into the best possible shape. In some of the towns the citizens are providing quarters and rations for the men while ln others they will be quartered and subsisted In strict regu-' lation mariner. The members will likely be permitted to go to their homes at nights but must keep ln strict touch with their oompany commanders. 11 DROWN IS BRITISH TR1NSP0RT IS SUNK London, England, July 14.—Official anouncement was made by the admiralty today that the 6,153 ton British transport Armadale has been sunk by a German submarine. The Armadale before being taken over by the government, was operated by the Australian Steamship' Co., Limited. She was 395 feet long and 51 feet in the beam. The ship was blult in 1909 and hailed from London. Five of the Armadales crew were drowned and six others were killed by the explosion. The ship was torpedoed in the Atlantic on June 27. MiLITANTSJRRESTED International News Bervlee: Washington, D. C, July 14—The militant suffragists this afternoon celebrated Baatile Day by landing in tbe capitols bastlle. In accordance with their announced program members of the National Woman's Party sailed forth from their headquarters to picket the White House with banners emblazoned with the motto of the French revolution: "Liberty, equality, fraternity," were queries to the President; "How long must American women wait for liberty?" and other inscriptions, just as the thousands were issuing from the big state ,war and navy building for the half holiday. At first they were unmolested, -but within a few minutes the police began making arrests. In spite of the enormous crowd that gathered no disorder attended the arrests and there were even sporadic outbursts of applause. The prisoners were taken to police headquarters in private autos. Before the roundup was complete sixteen women, the entire delegation, had been arrested. HOLD WIREjMOGGLERS International News Service: New "York, N. Y., July 14—Charged with trying to smuggle 10,000 feet of copper wire into. Germany through Norway, Captaiii Peter Einarsen aad chief engineer, John Larson of the Norwegian tank steamer Conrad Mohr were arrested by Federal operatives this afternoon. They peladed not guilty aad were held under $2,500 bail each. It believed that the two have been smuggling capper Into Germany for many months, failing to place the wire on their manifest. TO BRING FAMILY HERE. James Pusaterl, who has accepted a position with the .Alliance Wholesale Produce company, leaves for Chicago this evening and will bring his wife and family with him on return to Alliance to be the future home. He expects to get back by the middle of the coming week. NO EARLY PEACE IS SEEN BY U. S. Entente Allies Will Have an Opportunity to Reject an Offer of Peace "Without Annexation or Indemnities"—Peace is Brought Nearer,, However, by the Rumblings of Discontent in Germany—Friction Between the United States and Allies to Be Removed Soon. " , ' * *• ,'y BY JOHN EDWIN NEVIN International News Servlcs Staff Correspondent. Washington, D. C, July 14.—The entente will have an opportunity to reject an offer of peace "without annexations or indemnities." Diplomatic and official circles were certain of this today. Tbe very latest news from Germany indicated that the reform element in the German Reichstag is in control. It will decline to pass the war credits until reforms are assured. And ln connection with these reforms, it is certain, according to all of the Information reaching neutral diplomts here, the suggestion of Germany's peace terms is sure to come. Officials are not. hopeful, however, of an early ending of the war. They point out that the military party is certain to retain control to such an extent that no offer ot restoration of Belgium or Serbia can be expected. And the United States and Great Britain are firm in their stand tbat there can be no thought of peace while the rape of these two nations goes unpunished. Peace Is Brought Nearer. It is stated, however, that the developments in Germany must inevitably bring peace nearer. For actual negotiations to be begun with the approach of winter will cause little sur- price here. But the United States will ln no way let up in its war preparations on the chance that the war will end with the current year. Rather every effort will be bent to getting a real army ready for the field and ln bringing the navy ap to the -highest pitch ot usefulness. Diplomats and -high officials here realize that the nation which is the best prepared to enforce Its wishes through Its army and navy will fare the best in enforcing Us will at the peace council table. In this connection it can be stated as a fact that while the United States is the ally and financial supporter of tbe entente powers, there has so far been little disposition shown by those powers ,to reciprocate with the United States. U. S. Needs Allied Secrets. Official reports now on file in the war and navy departments contain interesting information wblch Indicates that up to the present at least the United States is not ln full possession of the support which is most needed to make the American army potent factors in the conflict. "75" Patterns Not SI*own. American observers wltb both tbe British and the French forces have been denied opportunity of front trench observations which are moet useful. Requests for tbe models and drawings of the latest types of I. rit- lsh and French airplanes and airplane engines, which admittedly pre superior to anything obtainable in this country, have been Ignored up to the present time. And all efforts to get possession of the French 75's patterns, the greatest weapon ever manufactured for offensive and defensive purposes, have tailed. In consequence the war department's ordnance experts are at present taking down two of these guns which have come into their possession and are trying to determine the recoil method which is the big asset of the gun. To Remove Friction Soon. It is expected that eventually these matters, will all be smoothed out but tbey are a cause of minor friction at the present. They have, however, served to emphasize tbe fact that when the peace councils come—and inevitably they must come—the United States will have to be ready to oppose selfishness on the part of her allies as well as efforts of aggression on the part of her enemies. Officials here are very closely watching developments ln Germany. There ia no auch disposition evinced here as is ln evidence ln London, to characterize the reform movement as a "pretense to win easy terms." On tbe other hand the information reaching tbe state department indlcatea that the reform movement is real and that it is almost certain that equal suffrage will prevail'In Prussia. This will cause control there to pass from the Junker element although it ls not expected at present the chancellor will be made answerable to the people. These preliminary reforms, however, officials here believe, eventually will result ln a new deal In Germany which must inevitably make for peace. Rnmor Kaiser Has Abdicated ■ Is Unconfirmed; War Credit Vote Held Up In Reichstag NOTICE TO GAS A ELECTRIC CUSTOMERS. OFFICE WIU. Ml OPEN rON PAYMENT OF BILL8 UNTIL 8 O'CLOCK MONDAY NIOHT. SAVE YOUR DISCOUNT BY PAYING YOUN BILLS MONDAY. International Newa Service: London, England. July 14.—Sensational rumors that the Kaiser has lost his throne were current in Holland today. They are unconfirmed. The Amsterdam correspondent of the Morning Post cabled today as follows: "Rumors are current here that Emperor William has abdicated ln favor of his son Prince Joachim. They are unconfirmed and must be taken with all reserve." "Prince Poachim ls the Kaiser's sixth son. ""These"rumors followed cloee upon the heels of a report that the Relchstag has gone upon a strike and tbat the main committee ls still refusing to vote the 15,000,000,000 marks war credit sought by tbe government The political dissensions in Germany continue to grow more menacing and complicated The erisiB is being watched with the moet intense interest by diplomatic circles in London and Paris, for it ia believed that the longer it continues the closer lt will bring the German government to a realization of tbe Inevitable. Tbe allies would rather deal with a disorganized Germany than with one held In the mailed fist of autocracy. A democratized German government would expect easier terms of peace especially so in view1 of the tact tbat tbe United States, tbe leading republic of tbe world will be represented at the council table. Whether the Kaiser had this In mind when he insued his rescript asking equal suffrage for Prussia, or whether tt is an empty promise, given at this critical time to appease the liberals, la a question that cannot be answered until later. It waa apparently tbe original Intention of the German socialists to carry through a domestic reform program before attempting a peace aim program as tbey were doubtful ot the ] centrists attitude, and did not know ■ whether they could obtain a working 'majority in the Reichstag, according to a dispatch from The Hague. Tha nationn I liberals were ready to support a socialistic program but j were undecided on the question of a peace without annexations and indem- |nttiea. A Copenhagen telegram quotes tha Berliner Tageblatt as saying that the crown council on Monday will go down as one of the momentous events ln German history. The Kaiser sat at the head of thn great mahogany horseshoe shaped table with the Crown Prince at hia right. Others in attendance wern Chancellor Von Bethmann Hollweg, the secretary of state, and all tha Prussian ministers. Tbe Chancellor mode a forceful and impassioned speech on the domestlo situation and the peace terms. Chancellor's Resignation Accepted International News Service: The Hague, Holland, July 14.—Ac cording to the German newspaper Tagil:sche Rundshau, the resignation of Chancellor Von Bethmann Hollweg has been accepted by the Kaiser. The article is circulated by tho Wolff News Bureau, generally known as the official agency of the Imperial government. The agency, however, accepts no responsibility for the statement. TWO TAKEN TO JUL John Demeto, the foreigner arraigned ln Mayor Weatover*s court Frtffiy, upon a charge of attempting to ent!rw several little girls to accompany him to thn woods, in the southeast part of the city, was bound over to court at Canton and was taken to tbe Stark eonnty jail Saturday morning by Deputy Sheriff MQo Cathon and Captaiii Fawcett. Frank Clgaretta, an Italian who haa been ln the city Jail for several days, owing to his mental condition, wan taken to Canton this morning by the above named officers. Clgaretta at times has been very violent and tore bis clothing from his body. OOOD USED CARS. Late model Ford, 1913 Ford. 1915 Maxwell. Studebaker E. M. K. Haines Chevrolet Co., Mt. Union garage. MILE branch grange 24. SPECIAL ON GUARANTEED HOBC 7 1 -2e PER FOOT AT THE BENNETT-BROWN HOWE. CO. EAAL O. BAIR FOR CLERK OF MUNICIPAL COURT. 8>._a-__«M1<,1[|1||iiB"I|-,|.|rV.-~J-ti. „.J»_>. _-■ >.-•— ^» .-._-■_■.i __m__i am
|Title||The Alliance review and leader. (Alliance, Ohio), 1917-07-14|
|Place||Alliance (Ohio); Stark County (Ohio); Mahoning County (Ohio)|
|Date of Original||July 14, 1917|
|Submitting Institution||Rodman Public Library|
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VOL. XXIX, NO, 279.
ALLIANCE, OHIO, SATURDAY, JULY 14, 1917.
Russians Strike Hard at
Railway Towns .Defending Capital
TEUTON LINE ALONG
DNEISTER MAY PART
German Assaults in West
Flanders Rolled Baek,