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-♦♦♦♦♦•♦■.♦■♦♦♦■♦•♦••♦■♦•f* k N KlVS when it i« nfir-i; out- ads bring results ♦ ♦ ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦•♦ THE DAILY JOURNAL-HERALD THE JOURNAL HERALD RECEIVES THE FULL UNITED PRESS WIRE NEWS REPORTS ♦ ♦♦♦♦♦*♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦•♦■♦ ♦ 4 4 TV A'AAH sboppiag easier try 4 * reading oar ada today 4 4 4 *♦♦•♦•*♦■♦*♦•♦■♦♦•■♦•♦■♦'♦■♦■♦•♦ HKA TH_.lt—Fair tonight and Saturday. continued cold with ftr-e-ting tc tmfesetmme loniglit. DELAWARE. OHIO, FRIDAV EVENING. APRIL 18. 1»17 VOW-IK 74. NO. _05 fRICE TEN CENTS PER MINISTER REQUESTS Commits Soicide With Police Outside Door NITED STATES NAVY GUNNERS WHO MADE ROUND TRIP THROUGH DANGER ZONE AID RECRUITING WHILE IN PORT Indianapoli6, April 13.—With policemen hammering at the door of jhis room at the Severin hotel, James C. Rice early today committed suicide. William R. Healy New York salesman had asked Rice's arrest following a quarrel in which Rice hit Healy with a revolver. Both men had been drinking heavily, authorities declare. His Government Will Sup-,' port Ally, German, In the Break With Brazil. By H. li. ROBERTSON United Press Staff <'<orres]Miu(_ent. Rio de Janeiro, April 13.—The Austrian minister to Brazil today made formal request for his passports stating his government's intention to support its ally, Germany, in the break with Brazil. There was no diminution apparent in the war demands by the Brazilian populace today, disorders reported at several points Indicating an increasing Irritation by the people because the government delays a declaration of hostilities. Sinking of a Brazilian steamship named Qrupy or Jacuhy, was rumored from several sources today,! but could not he confirmed. , jjv \jultad Death of Thomas Rundres, reputed] Chicago NO CHANCE FOR SINGLE PEACE WITH U-Boat Reports Denied by Cuban Authorities Havana, April 13.—Cuban authorities denied any information today of reports of German U-boats in waters on both sides of the island. A story of the sinking of a British sailing ship off Cienfuegos was said to be without proof. Stories that passengers on a steamer from Key '.v. at to Havana had sighted a submarine were ridiculed FEELERS FOR PEACE 1 OF Austria Hungary And Bulgaria Trying To Determine How They Can Gaim Peace With Entente. ■a ol St. Louis about to slart for recruiting stations in and around New York. Tlie detail of eighteen naval gunners who made the round trip through the German submarine zone in -rharge of the guns ofthe American liner St. Lotus, are aiding in the navy's recruiting campaign vessel is in port. The men have been assigned to various recruiting stations in anil around mpa Ne ew York. ♦ ♦♦♦♦■♦■•♦•♦♦♦•♦■♦•♦• TO AID Prof. Harper Says Source of Such Rumors Is German; Responsible Leaders Say No Peace. to be a German spy who has lately | been in the United States caused a sensational rumor today of poison-] ing. Who had administered the poison was not specified in the rumor. A visit paid to Foreign Minister Uni- ler by the Dutch minister caused a report that the envoy had shown the government a cable from his government that all inhabitants had been ordered to evacuate northern Holland, presumably because of a threat of German Invasion. Dispatches from Sao Paulo today reported serious outbreaks tCere ln anti-German demonstrations. A big mob literally pulled to pieces a building occupied by a German news paper. J MEANS FOR Press. April 13.—That there is absolutely no chance lor the Germans io get a separate peace out of New Russia is thei opinion of Prof. Samuel tt. Harper of the University of Chicago, one of the foremostj American authorities on Russia. Prof. Harper prepared the follow-' ing statement for the United Press, j There is absolutely no chance fori the Germans to get a separate peace! out of the new Russia. In Russia] all are rejoicing tbat we have come! in to help defeat Germany. No anxiety need be felt on this last point of prems_ture~peace with regard to Russia. Let us hope that the allies have no anxiety on this point with regard to America. There are again rumors of Russia, after j recent changes, considering a separ- _,»II-_Kl<:.-.\ AVIATION CORPS Washington, April 13.— Two high ranking officer! of the British royal Hying aorps ft: j Southern Pivot Of German ♦ 1 •*. Retreat Is Menaced By - Approach of French; American Flag Is Flying Today. and the Frenci . 11 is have In in , iii** war depai 1 mi 1 General Bqnlers, 1 officer in buiidii:- Americas aviation rapidly as possible 1 ie.n dollars fa. contained in the war budget estimates for the aviation arm. ♦ ♦♦■.♦■♦■♦•♦-♦■♦■•♦-•♦■ nation led to ' to bssIbI el signal up the service as Sixty * 4 4 4 4 ♦I 4 4 4 4 4 CINCINNATI ;j WATER SUPPLY ' IS SAVED 8V IN PACIFIC IS I Second Issuance Of Warn ings To Shipping Men Indicates The Presence Of Enemy On Mexican Coast. Washington, April 13.—Informal , "peace feelers'' now being launched I by Austria-Hungary and Bulgaria ia Switzerland are "doubtlessly" to de- termlne what would be expected of 1 there countries if a formal peace I move was put forth, tlie United Press [learned today. While declaring thai no word has .*■ from their home governmenti for some time, officials attacked to today ad- e move* Bell Fires On Three Men Digging Hole To Damage Intake Main From Ohio River. I ate peace with Germany. But as R) HBNKY WOOD 1 United Prm HtalT Correspondent. With the French Armies Before St. Quentin, April 13.—Now joined with I the British offensive, General Ni-! velle's troops today had pressed for- : ward to a point where the southern | pivot of the German retreat was fa-1 Kitchen Says It Is Biggest Cincinnati, O., April 13.—Herbert 1 Bell, militiaman, guarding the filtra- •uion plant of tbe <*tnr.nn8tt water- ;.or are probably true. Tlu* . overtui li".'. are wholly informal and designed, fu.-- the ■ to ascertain If possible what terms certain of the central powers would have to make ln*for<* an; formal move is made One thing that gave strength to the reports:, these officials said, was the fact that the "rumors" are now coming from all quarters. In allied embassy quarters the peace reports of the reported submarines more def-'are attributed to discontented (lasses initely asserting they have been seen | who ware wearying of the War Be- near the Mexican coast. \ lief was expressed in these circles "Reports from reliable sources, i that if Bulgaria sues for a separate which appear credible indicate that] peace Turkey will immediately fol- German submarines are in the Paci- j low suit. Sun Francisco, Cal., April 13. New warning of tbe presence of German submarines in the Paci tic was issued to shipping men today by Cap. tain W. W. Gilmer, commanding tht* Twelfth United States naval district. The second warning set the location IN HOUSE :r Three Ways Are Open To United States In Taking Over 104 Ships Of Central Powers. Washington, April 13.—Plans to make the seizure German and Austrian ehipe a part of the American merchant marine were discussed at a conference between Secretary McAdoo and Chairman Denman of tbe federal shipping board. It developed at the conference that there are three ways by which tbe U. S. may take over the ninety German and 14 Austrian vessels. They are: Seize tbe ships as prizes of war. Requisition the vessels under the right of eminent domain. Let Americans purchase the ships. Each of these means were thoroughly discussed at the conference, but no definite conclusion was reached, Chairman Denman said . dispatch from Russia itself has seemed to support these rumors. This was the telegram of the Lon- In the case of similar rumors the; tally menaced by their blows, source of tbe rumors Is German orj The suburbs of St. Quentin were, near-German. For telegrams from, reached by the French forces today) Copenhagen or Stockholm are often simultaneously on the west of tbe: really German sources. Only one]city, the British rones pounded their' way forward. Final capture of St. Quentin and; St. Gobain—now certain- must re- don Times correspondent based how-jsult in breaking the first point in the ever, on articles in newepapers, the'"Hindenburg line", according to names of which he did not give. (French strategists. There are, of course, Irresponsible radical elements in Tlussia. These men are not the leaders of the new Russia, nor are they the accepted leaders of the working men One of the leading German socialists has started for Stockholm. It has been announced that his mission la to get in touch with the Russian socialists. It also has been announced that he has gone with the permission and approval of the German chancellor. Real socialist leaders in Russia will not be deceived by this manoen- rer. They have seen many instances in the past where there was collusion between Imperial officials and socialist leaders in Germany. Many proclamations bave been Issued from the acknowledged soclal- i 1st leaders in Russia and from the radical socialist leaders In the new government. Both sets of pronounce- I ments, It has been definitely stated I that the workingmen's cause in Rus- I sia will be endangered by a Ger- Bill Ever Put Before Leg-| islative Body. i I By United Press. Washington. April 12.—Tbe administration's $7,000,000,000 war bond issue bill was brought on tbe floor of the house at 11:15 today American ambulance corps were I Hying the American flag today. 1 by Majority Leader Kitchin. Fighting centered to three points' The house immediately went into where there were desperate clashes!committee of the whole to consider between the two sides interspersed | thp m Ki(chin cha„rman of th). lie, probably off the Mexican coast.' ■ said Gilmer. j (works at California, prevented thej it js understood that the second destruction of the city's water sup-jwarnjng was issued because steam ' ply early today when he fired npo_|a_ip men generally did not seriously] three men he found near Chamber G.jheed the first warning. Observers! of the plant The plotters returned wno are familiar with navigation of jthe fire, in the exchange of shots.'thp Pacific waters believe the U-boats! fit is believed one of the intruders if tl,ey prove reaily to be in the Pa-' was wounded. Icjflc are bound for the northern After the men fled Bell and em ployes of the waterworks discovered j Vladivostok over which huge Ithe men were digging a hole near|m(.nU of munitions have been route from Seattle and Vancouver to ship-j sent' the big intake main, which supplies |t0 RU88_a the city with water from the Ohio I -people tell me that it is not like-1 river. An iron bar they were using iy_it is almost impossible— that ] was found in the hole. 1 ways and means committee handling; with tremendous artillery firing. St. Gobain, in the center of the upper Coucy forest was being steadily en-ithe bll)- beK**n the opening speech circled by the French attacks, forced "We are taking tbe first step in northward and westward by power- jthe biggest, most momentous ful smashes today. German submarines could have reached the Pacific," said Gilmer I "but I say nothing is impossible in these days. The tremendous cruis- | ing radius of the new U-boats makes |lt easily possible that they might I have gone around the horn." While the French infantry fought; ever undertaken by ! States," Kitchin said. move the United at many place* band to hand with jDlaleB' "•—» «"«• "ni* "" **j the Germans, the French artillery biggest ever put before a legislative! was pouring a rain of projectiles on ATLANTIC DISTILLERS the crests dominating St. Quentin, including shells from the great French siege guns. These guns were being moved fur-1 ther and further forward today in j anticipation of a duel with the German "busy Bertha's" known to bei permanently fixed on the "Hinden-I burg line." body, has the unanimous approval of the ways and mean* committee, Republicans and Democrats." St. Quentin is begin sacked by < Warns Against Shrugging at U.S. Military Strength the Germans preparatory or its capture by the French. Great palls of smoke hung over the town today, vis- the desola- man victory and tbat any working- men movement will now be treason to'ible for fifteen miles in the comrades fighting at the front.] tion everywhere about. One can accept then the attitude j French forces advancing from the! OF THETREVEAL Chicago. April is.—One thousand parading Jackie**, enroute from the Great Lakes naval training station for the east where they will assigned to warships of the Atlantic squadron' By I'nited Press. Washington, April 13.—-Voluntary- furnished Chicago a thrill today> durin* the war was Proposed before POWER OF SEIZURE Inter-state Commerce Com mittee Introduces Bill G-iving President Right To Take Over Utilities. • * Washington. April 13.—Chairman Adamson. of the house inter-state commerce committee today introduced a bill giving the President power to seize all railroads, telegraph and telephone companies in time of war, and to draft employes jof the companies for military service. The bill has been approved by the I president to whom Judge Adamson ! submitted it before he introduced it. 1 Under the bill, similar to that in- ; troduced at the last session—the ln- 1 ter-state commerce commission is enlarged to eleven members. A heavy j penalty is named for interference with the United States mails in time when they paraded through the loop. the senate agriculture committee to- of responsible leaders. .south on the city were actually- amazed to discover one building the] CLEVELAND—Thousands of per-1 Germans had not destroyed. It rose sons are responding to the request ofj abruptly from the surrounding des- A contingent of several hundred alsoida>' °>' a committee of distillers, rep- marched through the county buildngj Renting the largest liquor interests : where several hundred marriage li-:1" ,ne country., cense seekers were lined up await- I ing their turn. With the announcement that terms | of enlistment expire at the close of I tin' war. recruiting officers expect a 1 big boom in enlistments. h'ulist- 1 ments yesterday totaled approximate lv 600. of war or tor state commi road freight. nterferenie with inter- i rtb ularly rail- HE HOSPITAL ii- Amsterdam, April 13.—Warning that Germany should not underestimate the seriousness of America's en- tance Into the war, was voiced by tbe Berlin Tageblatt's critic. Captain Perslus, in coppies received here today. "The V. S. Military strength must not be shrugged at," he said. "We must not make the same mistake we made regarding Great Britain's military forces." Mayor Davis to till a plot of ground olation, situated, on a knoll and was or donate space for others to till, Theja bunting lodge. Prince Eitel Freid movement is a step in the "Bread|rich of Germany had used it as his and Butter" phase of warfare. headquarters, prisoners CLEVELAND—Dan Cupid is a neck ahead in the recruiting race since April 6, tbe date of the declaration of war. The god of love has 598 men to his credit and Uncle Sam has 580 men from Cleveland. Elyria—High school students held patriotic mass meeting as farewell to 10 students who have enlisted ln the navy. said. These same Germans were likewise authority for the statement that much of the utterly wanton destruction around St. Quentin had been at the order of this royal prince. CINCINNATI—Resolutions pledging support of President Wilson adopted by representatives of .3 Ohio newspapers at meeting of Select List of Ohio Dallies. Key West Fla.. April 13. Na\ officials today were investigating the' ~~ story told by C. Peterson, of the sink- ... ., _ . _. u Ing of the British ship Treveal by a ffOtllu I3K6 SlX TBdfS 10 German submarine off Cienfuegos, P.^m-nTo. V^ V£ ^ Nf Of Milfoil arrived here from llavanna, declared! the crew was landed four hours after) the sinking, being picked up by a FIRED ON OY tug and towed to Cienfuegos. Hailed by the submarine, the Germans launched a canvas boat, Peterson said and boarded the Treveal. Capt. Williamson was given ten minutes to take to the boats. The Germans then sank the Treveal with bombs placed fore and aft. Washington. April 13.—It would. take over six years to rals an army j of one million, if recruiting were to continue only at the rate marking By United Press. Portsmouth, N. H., April 1 aeroplane coming from the was fired upon early today the ten days following the declara-1 tional guardsmen stationed tion of war. In that time, 4,355 men were recruited. Preciously the average recruiting has been 225 men a day.. -An; harbor ... ii lion the j Kittery bridge. The aeroplane thou' speeded up until it disappeared from view. At the navy yards officials were at a loss to find out where it had come from. l.ontl.,n. Xpni |;t.— Hi, ltnii-b hospital ships "villa and <_b>uii-sl<-r .Ciisiie have been -unk. the --Ha. bj 11 inter in l.ng!i-*ii I liannel with a lofta ol .._; lives ami the <-loiic.st<«r fustic torpedoes unln.iit MurninK in channel. ELYRIA Eiyria contractors refused to recognize laborers union and grant scale of 40 cents an hour and ' "i"' laborers are idle. Elyria Bomb containing nitroglycerine found under a New York Central R. R. bridge.
|Title||The Daily journal-herald. (Delaware, Ohio), 1917-04-13|
|Place||Delaware (Ohio); Delaware County (Ohio)|
|Date of Original||April 13, 1917|
|Submitting Institution||Delaware County Historical Society|
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THE DAILY JOURNAL-HERALD
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* reading oar ada today 4
HKA TH_.lt—Fair tonight and Saturday. continued cold with ftr-e-ting tc tmfesetmme loniglit.
DELAWARE. OHIO, FRIDAV EVENING. APRIL 18. 1»17
VOW-IK 74. NO. _05
fRICE TEN CENTS PER
Commits Soicide With
Police Outside Door
NITED STATES NAVY GUNNERS WHO MADE ROUND TRIP
THROUGH DANGER ZONE AID RECRUITING WHILE IN PORT
Indianapoli6, April 13.—With policemen hammering at the door of
jhis room at the Severin hotel, James
C. Rice early today committed suicide. William R. Healy New York
salesman had asked Rice's arrest following a quarrel in which Rice hit
Healy with a revolver. Both men
had been drinking heavily, authorities declare.
His Government Will Sup-,'
port Ally, German, In the
Break With Brazil.
By H. li. ROBERTSON
United Press Staff <'