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*************** ■* 'THE Newspaper ♦ * you want ♦ ***************** THE DAILY JOURNAL-HERALD THE JOURNAL-HKRALD RECEIVES THE FULL, UNITED PRESS WIRE NEWS REPORTS *************** ♦ DEAD all Today's ♦ ♦ 1V Advs. * ***************** Fair and colder tonight; Friday fair and colder in southtyist ?portion. DELAWARE. OHIO, THl'RKItAY KVENING, I)E<EMBER 28, I91B. VOLCME74. NO. 218. PRICE TEN CENTS PER ENTENTE NATIONS AGREE ON PHRASING OF NOTES BY KI> L. KEENE Unified I'reess Staff Corres*i>ondent. London, Dec. 28—Dispatch of the allies reply to Germany's peace proposal is imminent. Information today indicated that the phraseology of the identical notes to he sent by all the entente nations, had practically been settled upon. Russia's reply—couched in the terms agreed upon by the allies—is already enroute to Paris, where it ■will be handed the American ambassador with France's note for transmission to Berlin some time within the next few days. From authoritative sources, the United Press learns the allied notes will contain: A rejection of a peace based on German made plans. A vigorously worded summary of the principles for which the allies contend they are fighting—to remove the menace of militarism, of might over right, of the rule of force over international law. Probably the allies will make etill clearer their aims and purposes by a recital of the "crimes" for which they proposed to hold Germany responsible. The note however will not state specifically the terms on which the allies will consent to talk peace. Such terms must be inferentially drawn from the statement of the Viims and purposes for which the allies are fighting. It will not consent to the peace conference urged by Germany. It will not admit' the timeliness of the German plea nor of President Wilson's suggestions. At the same time these allied notes go forward to the central powers, through the diplomatic agencies Of Spain, Switzerland and America, the allies will probably forward an Identic note answering President Wilson's peace suggestions. This American note is likely to point to the German reply and elaborate somewhat in meeting the American president's plea for a statement of principles. Probably also it w'.ll em phasize the importance to America of the establishment eventually of a peace of such performance as to pre vent all recurrence in the future of another such world disturbance according to authoritative information today. Such a peace, the note will point out can only be achieved by victorious establishment of the principles lor which the allies are striving. The Daily Telegraph today, cor TOborating yesterday's United Press dispatch asserts that the entente notes as approved by all the allies' will set forth "in plain .words, why the allies are fighting and what they are fighting for." In view of Washington dispatches, Intimating that President Wilson's note and Secretary of State Lansnig's original statement that the United States was "on the verge of war" •were based on the belief of American . qfflcialdom that German submarine •gra^aTe would shortly force the putting into effect of the threat of a diplomatic severance with Germany made in the Sussez note press and public comment was noticeably less bitter today. Robbers Escape With Loot Perry ville, Ind., Dec. 2 8—Robbers blew the safe of the L. A. Morgan bank here early today and escaped with loot amounting to several thousand dollars, it is believed. Officers were unable to estimate the exact amount shortly before <S o'clock. BY WEBB MILLER Unite-Mi Fre.ss Staff Correspondent. El Paso, Tex., Dec. 28—Because of conflicting reports of the affair, an investigation is under way today into the outpost skirmish early today between Mexican snipers and -a patrol of the Third Kentucky national guard during which more than three hundred shots were fired across the Rio Grande river by the guardsmen, after a fusillade of shots from the Mexican side. The entire city and the militia camps were aroused by the sound of heavy firing shortly before 1 a. m. Regular army officers in the vicinity at the time declare they heard no shots from the Mexican side while others and officers of the guard on the patrol state that scattered firing continued several minutes from the other bank. Capt. E. W. Clark, in command ot Company L., Third Kentucky, on patrol duty above tbe union station stated that the first shots were fired at the patrol under Lieutenant Hale. The guardsmen dropped to the ground and opened fire at the spot where they saw flashes. Another detachment ran up and joined in the volleys, shooting at the flashes of the Mexican's rifles. So far as known there have been no casualties. Residents on the boulevard a mile from the scene of the shooting reported bullet holes in their houses. United States authorities have made a demand upon the Carranza military commander at Juarez to ascertain whether any of his men were stationed at the point where the shooting occurred or took part in the skirmish. HOW GERMANY'S PEACE TERMS WOULD REMAKE EUROPE'S MAP Would Purchase K. C. Club Hy United Press. Xew York. Dec. 28.—John Ganzel. manager of the Kansas City American Association club, is said to be dickering for that club's purchase. George Ward, brother of the late Robert I!. Ward, is said to be Gan- Igel's !?acker. Ganzel is said to have [made an offer of I175JW0. MACKENSEN OFFENSIVE E AMERICA I1SSIAIE0N E SITUATION Should Germany's peace plan be accepted by the allies. Germany s sway wculd extend through the continent into Turkey and across Mesopotamia to the Indian ocean. The shaded portion of the map indicates the leiritorj that wonld be nnder Germany's domination should the war end now on ler terms. DRY STATE Indianapolis, Dec. 28—All prohi Iii tion forces in Indiana were working together today in an effort to put Indiana into the dry column during the coming legislature, following the consolidation of the Indiana dry federation and the Anti-Saloon League. The new organization will appoint a legislative steering committee to push action on the dry bill. The Anti-Saloon League has previously contended that the dry federation was identified with a political organization and refused to enter the federation. Russian War Loans are Increased by Subscriptions London, Dec. 28—Russian war loan subscriptions have increased j ! considerably since publication of > peace notes, Petrograd despatches ; via the Wireless Press announced to- i day. All co-operative societies have , (subscribed 25 per cent of their cap-1 jital. | Body of Unidentified Man is Found on Indiana Line FREE JOG DO DUTY Richmond, Ind., Dec. 28—The body of an unidentified man, about sixty years of age with his clothing burned off and body gnawed and torn by hogs was found today by Lew Horn, a farmer on the state line | eight miles north of this city. The man is known to have purchased two bottles of kerosene at Hollands- burg, Ohio, Christmas morning. The bottles were found beside his body, empty. T. Germany Appreciates Intentions of Wilson EAUDS OHIO'S SCHOOL CODE By United Press. Columbus. Dec. 28.—State and state-city free job bureaus in Ohio found an average of 4 63 jobs a day for applicants in the year ending June 30, according to George F. Miles, statistician for the state industrial commission. A total of 347,993 persons, or a daily average of 1141, came to the bureaus in Cleveland, Cincinnati, Toledo, Dayton, Columbus, Akron and Youngstown hunting work during the year. GERMANY WEAKENS SAYS CZAR London, Dec. 2S—Germany is weakening; her peace proffers came from knowledge of waning strength and realization of the increased strength of her enemies, Czar Nich-i olas of Russia asserted today. ■Germany is feeling that her com-j jplete defeat is near, and near also is' the hour of retribution for all her wrongdoings and violations of moral law," the order said. "As in the time of her strength she declared war. so now, feeling her weakness, she suddenly offers to enter upon peace negotiations desiring to complete such negotiations before her military talent is exhausted." The Czar declares nis knowledge that no Russian soldier desire* peace. New York, Dec. 2 8—That the 1 Lamport and Holt liner, Voltaire, long overdue at this port from Liver- ! pool, has been captured by a German 'submarine armed and turned into a Teutonic raider, was the report published here today. Twelve days after the Voltaire left Liverpool, wireless warnings of a new Teuton raider on the high seas were flashed to Hritish ships by the admiralty. London, Dec. 28—Attempt to vade Russian soil, north of Dobrudja or east of Moldavia is the next development in Field Marshal Von Mackensen's eastern offensive expected here. Advance of the Teutonic columns is being opposed in fierce fighting by the Russo-Ruman- lan troops. The German forces have lost heavily in their northward advance and from now on they will have even heavier fighting cut out for them, as the Russo-Rumanian lines are uow attaining their greatest strength through consolidation. Very little doubt existed here today in the minds of military experts that Mackensen's objective was Odessa, Russia. They recalled recent dispatches from the eastern front hinting that this was the point beyond Bucharest at which the Teutons were aiming. Almost seven- eighths of the entire territory of Rumania is now in German hands. Moldavia alone remains free from the Invader. Hut here the Russian and Rumanian line is safe from the sort of military tactics by which Von' ing BY ROBKRT J. BENDER l'nited Pre** Staff Corresixmedent. Washington, Dec. 28.—The fear that if present peace negotiations fail this nation then must clear its slate on the submarine situation with Germany, grew apace today. But President Wilson intends to push his peace work to the limit to avoid possible unpleasantness with Germany, if possible. Both President Wilson and Secretary Lansing have decided to maintain a discreet silence on this topic. There is now no mistaking, officials believe, that President Wilson's peace notes to the belligerents and the two subsequent "explanations" by Secretary Lansing, in effect, constituted a warning against any unbridled,acts of war that would involve American lives or rights. Since it has always been this government's attitude that violations which affect property are not even to be compared to violations which affect life, the warning is generally- interpreted as being directed, therefore chiefly against the central powers, whose submarines have not only destroyed and endangered American lives, but have also destroyed American property, admittedly in violation of all rules ot humanity !l and international warfare. Officials, however, are trying not to over-emphasize this as they really want to aid peace. The authority, however repeated that there will t>e no more note wrft- ALISANY — The Atwood Institute building, formerly a Baptist school, was destroyed by fire. 10 OF to Germ.ny; and he indicated Mackensen and Von Hindenburg I that if Germany cuts loose with her achieved most of their successes injsubmarines following probable fail- the Rumanian campaign—flanking)ure of the peace negotiations then a operations. On the west the allied break must inevitably come, in keep- front is protected by the great Car- | ing with the American Sussex note pathian range and on the east the 'threat The fact that the Allies in- rivers Danube and Pru'ii are safe-!tend to state their terms and aims is guards. London now expects a stif- thought here likely to put Germany fening of the resistance along this diplomatically "In a hole" and hence Moldavian line and a halt put to the to make peace even more improbable German advance. Capture of Rim- than it now seems. Whether there will be an extra session of congre?M after March 4 depends in a large measure on the prospects of peace in Europe. Best Information today was that Presi- de-nt Wilson will desire to have the national legislature in session if there is any intention between now and time of the close of the present Toledo, O., Dec. 28—After suc-icoa«reM *-•*** PPi"'" la Powlhle. cessfully holding up and robbing a\ Otherwise it was stated, the ad- street car crew last night, Carl \ ministration feels the course of neu- Strelcher, armed bandit, fired at the trallty might be embarrassed by the street car and accidentally shot and \ continuance of the session. In one instantly killed his companion, Leo group here today, however, it was j 1'. Wood. Wood was ident?<*ed to-'suggested that the president might icu-Sarat announced last night was i not unexpected here. ! Bandit Shoots Companion After Hold-up; Is Caught By United Press. Berlin, via Sayville wireless, Dec. 28—General opinion in Berlin is that the German answer to President Wilson's note "warmly appreciates the president's intentions and perhaps adds practical suggestions for conclusions of peace," the press bureau announced today. It said also that the Teutonic answer had been nanded to American diplomatic representatives at all central power's capitals. Columbus, O., Dec. 28—Frank I>. Pearson, state superintendent of schools, today lauded Ohio's school code and declared Its standards are bound to make for higher teachers salaries soon, at the annual convention of state teachers. The teachers today were considering resolutions to tbe legislature asking for changes in tax laws so schools can have more revenue; preservation of the present school code with recommendation that rural school districts ' e made co-extensive with supervision districts, and a teacher's pension bill. The meet will close late today. CHICAGO—A "cooing room" with phonograph and love songs, canary- birds, poetry, flowers and a chair "large enough for two" is being fit- j ted up in the court of domestic re- I la tions. CHICAGO —"Housekeepers compensations," are advocated by Dr. L. Brackett, bishop of Chicago. She I says the amount should be specified in the marriage contract. CHICAGO—Employes of exclusive Chicago club stole $10,000 worth of Havana cigars from the club and then sold them back to club members. F1NDLAY, O.—Fifty-two farmers smacked their lips over a delicious dinner in celebration of a successful bunt while the heads of 890 rats, 1 ,- 693 mice and 4,645 sparrows were on exhibition. NEW YORK—The great American sport—gum chewing—-costs this nation $60,000,000 a year, according to statistics of the American Chickle company. F NOW FACES CLEVELAND day by Mansfield reformatory parole papers. Streicher confessed to the affair and took part in many previous hold-ups police say. Cleveland. O., Dec. 28—A natural gas famine faces the people of Cleveland todav according to the predictions of M B. Haly, president of the East Ohio Gas company of this city and George McKibben, expert from Columbus, made before gas and coal shortage investigating committee in session here. The gas supply of Cleveland as well as of many other Ohio cities comes from West Virgin- it. "We all know that the supply will be exhausted sooner or later," was the comment of both men, "and then cities will face the only other alternative, artificial gas and cities might as well begin plans now," the statements continued. Lessons of conservation were impressed upon gas users by Expert McKibben. By United Press. Columbus, Dec. 28.—Act one on the program of g. o. p. state central committeemen who meet here today will be: To. smother the demand by W. L. Farmenter. Lima, former state chairman, that the committee declare for out-and-out prohibition—state, national and for the District of Columbia. Party chiefs, here for the meet,1 made this prediction—and threat — early today. And they made no bones they're worse than peeved at Parmenter's ac-i tion late yesterday in making pub-! lie his letter to committeemen, urg-| ing the "dry" stand. "It means political embarrs to say the least." said one. An attempt will be made, it was learned, to get Parmenter not to sub-| mit his proposed resolution—so that Fl I'aso. Tex., Dec. 2 8—Following committeemen won't be forced open- a renewed investigation into the ly to alienate any drys by voting il "round robin" protest signed by live down. i hundred and eighty Ohio national Many of the committeemen pre- guardsmen, General Bell announced fessed to see in Parmenter's action today that the non-c(. missioned ofthe hand of Harry Daughertv, former Dears who signed the , rotest would Republican chief, who astonished not be reduced to the ranks, party strategists recently by coming; The only discipline meted out will out for prohibition, and who, they \ be. administered to Robert Dixon, of declare, means to grab the party con-'Akron, Ohio, for "circulating an un- trol in case the state goes dry next'just.hed piotest." fall. The non-commissioned officers of The committee today is slated to! the Eighth Ohio made statements pick a squad of 25 Republicans who| that they believed they had signed a REDUCE OFFICERS TO RANKS desire to keep congre? s continually in session if the possibility of a break with Germany continued to look as a possibility. If the administration is determined upon a severance of relations with Germany it is believed the president "would ask the advice' of congress" —presumably through a special message—and this despite the fact that lie could i •■ Mich action without congressional authorization. The president himself intends to remain close to Washington. will establish permanent party headquarters here, pick a permanent manager and publicity man, and raise funds to meet what is left of the $75,000 campaign deficit. paper denying an article printed in an Ohio newspaper. The "round robin" protest against camp conditions and food was substituted later, they declared. All Dayton Papers to Advance to Two Cents Dayton. 0 . DtJC 28 All Dayton papers the Evening Herald, the Morning Journal ami the* Kvening News will advance to two cents a copy daily, January 1, 1917, according to publishers notices in the last issues. High cost of materials is given as the cause. Daily papers will be ten cents a week, by subscription ind the Sunday papers will remain at u cents. FOSTORIA — After 38 years of ■ervice, C. D. Wight, B. & O. dlvis- on freight agent here, will retire Ian. 1.
|Title||The Daily journal-herald. (Delaware, Ohio), 1916-12-28|
|Place||Delaware (Ohio); Delaware County (Ohio)|
|Date of Original||December 28, 1916|
|Submitting Institution||Delaware County Historical Society|
|Place||Delaware (Ohio); Delaware County (Ohio)|
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■* 'THE Newspaper ♦
* you want ♦
THE DAILY JOURNAL-HERALD
THE JOURNAL-HKRALD RECEIVES THE FULL, UNITED PRESS WIRE NEWS REPORTS
♦ DEAD all Today's ♦
♦ 1V Advs. *
Fair and colder tonight; Friday fair and colder in southtyist ?portion.
DELAWARE. OHIO, THl'RKItAY KVENING, I)E