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THE DAILY JOURNAL-HERALD •** THE JOURNAL HERALD RECEIVES THE FULL UNITED PRESS WIRE NEWS REPORTS WHATHER—Snow north; (mow or rain south portism tonight, warinc-*-; Wednesday gencis-ll-. ta*. ,l.l".V.'KK, OHIO. TIESDAY KVEXIN',. NOVEMBER 27, I»I7 volume! 7.-.. no. iao PRICE TEN CENTS PEIt WK*-> PLAN 10 BRITISH FORCES IN PALESTINE ARE NEAR -JERUSALEM By United Press. ***e* allied offensives in this theater Washington. Nov. 27.—The allies •' impossible." . .. ,. ... While such aid has been given, hope to break the western line by i , , . .. .. . . , . . .. I Baker held it had not impaired the slow yet relentless sapping" of Ger-1 wen efflcientIy. The Cambrai vic. many's man power. Reviewing the tory, he held, had dominated the past past week's war events Secretary wek's military situation, though Baker today pointed this out as thej Italy's steady resistance had been object behind the several offensives I a part of one and the same move- and held it to be more important ment." even than the gain of territory. The allied ruse of keeping up its "It is the wastage of the enemy's Flanders' bombardment to shield the forces," he said, "the slow, yet re- Cambrai movement; and the use of lentless sapping of his man power tanks instead of artillery to clear the by continued and sudden offensive J path to were praised by Baker as * <***-■ fc p/is'nA&fitf nr**fi%\' is-****,#*r>:*****'*'i'' ■*' thrusts which must eventually result ln the softening of his line in the west. This is the ultimate objective of the series of intensive offlenslves so suciessfully pursued by the allies dur.ng the past six months and is "a strategy daringly conceived and brilliantly executed." He said the British took over ten thousand prisoners which was more than their total casualties. <s "Increased artillery activity" was of terrain ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ Baker held that the Teuton made his Italian offensive "to extricate himself from the increasingly difficult position in which his forces find themselves in the west." "The German higher command even more important than the gain I noted in the sector where American att tM-rnin " I troops are training, indicating that the Teuton is preparing for new raids. "Small detachments (of American troops) while on patrol duty, have gained some useful experience" Bak- er wrote. "As for Italy" the secre- were apparently confident that, in'tary concluded: 'The morale of the order to save lt-.aly from invasion,": Italian forces ls improving daily and Baker continued, "such important i while the situation is not wholly free contingents of French and British j from critical aspects, the defensive troops would be detached from thej measures appear adequate to meet western front as to render any rui-jthe situation." U. S. MAYKAVET0DEC1GE MILITARY DICTATOR Si! MfLlFAKf OLIGARCHY Ii., LOWELL MK___*TT I nited l'ri*s.s Stall «'<>i ri-.|M:ui|s nt Pari.--, Nov. 2 7. -The allies eonfer- enee will be culled upon to decide wether the nations fighting for democracy shall establish a single mili- A part of General Allenby's army in the dc-.crt near Jerusalem. Tht long thin line of "camelry" is seen in the background moving over the desert on its way to capture Jerusalem, while closer up a column is getting ready to also move fo.ward on the road to the Holy City. This photograph was taken on the battlefield of Oghratme, where the Anzacs won a noteworthy victory over the combined Teuton and Turk forced during the advance through Palestine. REFEREE BICYCLE RACK. \ By United Press. New York, Nov. 27.—Tex Rickard will refereo the annual six-day bicycle race which starts next week in Madison Square Garden. Two changes have been made in the repairing. Alfred Goulctt has been paired with Jack Magin instead of Hill and the latter will ride with Willie Hanley. JAPAN MISSION PRAISES WAR PLANS OF (I. s, [tish however recognize then, is necessity that they preserve, their own remarkable unity and keep the British people's confidence in the arm; at its present I Igh murk. The Italian vims point on the two plans was not available today. As tary dictator, or creat a military oil- for the Americans who will particj- garehy to fight the German military pate and whose votes may actually aristocracy. America's vote may be decide the matter, they are keeping the deciding factor. .close counsel, listening, doing some Representatives of democracy here hard thinking and hard work. today for the inter-allied conference Tbe spirit dominating all the al- ure of a single mind as to unilicatiou lies' representatives assures that no of the allies' efforts. But their ideas impasse is possible and that there lare divergent. will lie a smooth working out of the The French favor the creation of scheme before the present conference ione supreme generalissimo as against gives away to the supreme war coun- jthe British idea for a supreme war eil—this later body to have the duty ■council in tho role of an advisory of operating whatever system is de- . com mittee. vised. i The British inherently individual- Viewed from the outside today, the istic. foresee possibilities of trouble situation seemed to warrant the pre- ;at home if tbe British armies cease l diction that the conferees would jto be controlled by the home govern-| reach a compromise solution—the I ment. They are not disposed to con- \ same sort of compromise that some ii sis- complete transference of author-; times takes place in American busi- ; ity particularly since the concomitant ness organizations. Possible this idea is apparently that the general- j would mean the naming of an exeeu- jissimo lie a Frenchman. Not tbat i there is any distrust of a French gen- j eralissimo—on the contrary there was some disposition today to regard j it as inevitable if such a supreme war chief were created that the man : named would be a French commander. tive officer for the supreme war council. Such an official would greatly facilitate co-ordination, making the council a niabile, decisive organization and yet he would be considerably less than a supreme commander. Sessions of the conference will probably be held at the foreign offle. OFFICERS WEAR Ry J. W. PEGLER United l'ress Staff Correspondent American Field Headquarters, ,Nov. 27.—Twelve American officers _nd men carried the coveted French ■t'roix de Guerre in their pockets today—and wished Uncle Sam would let them be worn on their left breast just over the heart. The twelve were the living of ftf- ten Americans formally awarded this gift of the French republic for bravery in fighting German raiders Nov. 2. Eleven of the twelve were present at the impressive award ceremonies; the twelfth, a corporal, lay wounded in a hospital and received his prized i hit of metal and ribbon from thej hand of his colonel later. I The presentation was by the Amer- ■ ican general commanding the division j to which the 15 were attached. Three of the number—Privates Gresham, Enright and Hay—died fighting bravely. Their medals will be sent to the next of kin. The regiment to which all fifteen were attached was drawn up to form sides of a hollow square on top of a high hill. The eleven honored ones ■stood ln A llttle line by themselves. The American general walked to them, spoke each man's name ln turn, handed him his medal, voiced congratulations and passed on. Each maa saluted as his name was called, SELEC) JURY li TRIAL Ry RALPH TURNER. • United Fress «>rr«*np©nden t Tokio, Nov. 27.—The- Japanese mission to the United States headed by Viscount Ishii returned home today. All members expressed the ut- most enthusaassa-ever their reception •By United Prees. 'By United Press. |fn America and astonishment at th. Copenhagen, Nov. 27. According! Concord, N.C., Nov. 27.—Selection tremendous magnitude of the Amer- .to the Vienna Korrespondenz Bureau °* twelve of Gaston B. Means' fellow- ican preparations for war. today. General Dukhonin, formerly townsmen to try him on a charge ot i "The magnitude of the prepara- Rnssian commander-in-chief, an- murdering wealthy Mrs. Maude A. j tions which American is making to nounced he had received an allied Kil*f" of Chicago and New York, be- wage the war on Germany is literally /protest against a separate peace. The *** ** superior court here today. undreamed of here," Viscount Ishii allied communication, the dispatch "**** 160 veniremen rounded up j declared. "Her preparations will ■declared intimated a separate peace throughout the county during the have a great influence on the victor- was "fraught with serious conse- night are typical planter and moun-j ious conclusion of the war." quences." taineer type, rough, black-whiskered! Ishii likewise glowingly praised the giants. The state asked a change of j "firm determination" of the AmerV venue from Cabarrus county on thei can people in their united work in ground that it could not get a dis- j preparing for war. COMMISSIONS BRITISH HOLD AT fl. By United Press. London, Nov. 21. -Repulse of a counter attack in the Bourlon wood The general concluded with the admonition to all the men decorated tbat American laws forbade their wearing the medals until congress shall pass a special act. The regimental band then played j the Star Spangled manner, the entire regiment saluted and the ceremony was over. In addition to Privates Gresham, Hay and Enright who were killed in a German trench raid, the twelve Americans cited and awarded the French war cross were: Lieutenants W. H. McLaukhlin, R. O. Patterson, and E. F. Erickson. Sergeant John Arrowwood. Corporals D. M. Knowles and Homer C.ivens. Privates Charles Massa, Wm. B. Thomas, George Hurd, Boyce Wade, Robert Winkler nad John J. Jarvis. DUTCH RESENT [interested jury among them. The Every member of the mission By JOHN J. RRUNA Copyright 1917 by the I'nited Press. The Hague, Nov. 27.—A serious Meang are gti„ under strain in the traditional friendly re- and wou]d be involved lataons between Hallond and America looms large today. Strict enforcement of America's ex- - port restrictions has affected not only the stomachs and mind.s of the Hol- motion was overruled. Department] brought back as his most vivid recol- of Justice Representative Ambrose, lection the firm friendship of America who is said to have followed Moans [and the astonishing magnitude of the for two years and to have discovered ; nation's factories, plants and work- Ithat Means accepted thousands of! ers, all turning out war material, dollars from the German Captain Von} Papen reappeared here today, silent and smiling. It was hinted by officials in a position to know that Means' trial may ; be brief and a "fury quickly selected, : with sensational developments following quickly on his possible acquittal. It is known that others than surveillance j in developments pursuant upon Means' acquittal. The defense evidenced a change of tactics today when it followed the states' suit in rounding up experts to By United Press. Seventet.i hi..:d-"i men were com missioned officers .*. the U. S. army .'violent enemy i i at Ft. Benjamin Harrison today foi-, northeast corner of ______________ lowing three months' intensive train-j'was announced by Field Marshal ing. The men were given ranks****** today. from second lieutenant to major, j' Theassaultcamelatelastnight.lt ,. . , . . !*was the first counter thrust of major Thev were immediately assigned to " force which the enemv had directed various army posts but will be al- :,agaillst the new Rritisb advance po- lowed to return home for a short .sitions in the wood for nearly twen- leave of absence before taking up i ty-four hours. . Nearby however, in their new duties. The new officers | Bourlon village, the fighting has been are from Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, West Virginia and Pennsylvania. almost continuous, the position being half English and half German with ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ both side striving violently to in- This morning's exercises opened'crease their holdings. The present fighting in Byng's follow up of his surprise is practically return to the old style battle methods of the days of Mons. The first smash on the tanks and the British infantrymen carried them beyond the elah- with the swearing in of the men. They took the oath to perform their duties as officers, formed in line.and were handed their commissions by Lieutenant Colonel A. C. Reid. regard for democratic America. Diplomatic negotiations are now in progress. Meanwhile public sentiment in Holland ls daily becoming more bit- , ._ „ -r , By United i'ress. landers, but has tempered their high help prove Meang innocence of m„A with the Ualian Armies Xov ,T dering the woman whose fortune hej—Terrible blizzards sweeping over is said to have dissipated while acting; the mountains in the north today as her confidential adviser. I came to the aid of the Italians in A plaster cast of the tree crotch holding back the invading Austrians ter against America for what is re- at lonely Blackwelder Springs from A heavy fall of snow forced the ene Among those who were given com- orate Hindenburg trench lines. Then missions was Ed Jackson, former Icame cavalry to sweep over the coun secretary of state for Indiana, who was awarded the rank of captain. Jackson's resignation became effective when he was handed his commission. Although all were given their commissions today, the entire list was not made public by camp officials. ! The names made public today include! only those in alphabetical order from, . ■ *. , , ,_. . . men being unhampered A to L, inclusive. The remainder j will be published later. The official list of Delaware and Ohio Wesleyan men follows: j tryside. The enemy had no chance i to burrow deep ditches or mak elah- I orate dugouts. Tbe hurriedly advancing British did not either On j both sides the troops dug in, each j man individually throwing up his • own cocer. There where very' few j shell holes, so that the mobility of jthe cavalry is being utilized to Its degree, the sweeping horBe- ^^^^^^^^^ by holes and craters. ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ Today's dispatches indicated this Igarded as an incomprehensibly heart ! less attitude. ALPINE PASSES By United Press. With the French Armies ia Italy, Nov. 27.—French troops are pouring took bis medal, pocketed it and tried j through the Alpine passes today. Re- to look unconcerned when he stepped j lief is in sight for ,taly Men and a pace or two back into line. Last of all, the commander of the company of which the eleven men were members was called on to receive the decoration awarded the company as a whole and lt was to this officer that tbe American general made a brief address. "Tou company," he said, "did what it was expected to do and what every American company is expected to do tinder similar circumstances where , s-Iear headed coolness and courage is necessary." guns to roll back the would-be de- spoilers of Venice are passing in seemingsly never-endin* streams through the century-channelled valleys and ravines. They came through the same great gaps in the Alps where every great army has entered Italy from Hannibal's legions to Napoleons invinclbles. This time they came as friends of Italy, armed with most modern war equipment, to help Italy throw back the legions of the modern Huns. RUSSIAN 6ETS which Mrs. King is said by Means t my to delay moving up heavy artil- to have lifted the revolver and either lery and made movement of his re- accidentally or intentially shot her-. inforcements practically impossible. self behind the left ear, has been1 The Italians accustomed to moun- made. lt will be introduced at the]tain fighting, repeatedly attacked trial to refute the states experts wbo ! with all the fury of the storm which will testify that it was physically im-,\vas raging across their lines. They possible for Mrs. King to have gotten'harassed the Austrians day and the revolve in position to shoot her-rnight. self as she was shot. i British reinforcements for the Ital- i ian line are now almost ready for the SIX SONS IN WAR ! trenches. They are marching to the By United Press. Toronto, One., Nov. 27.—The Vic toria Cross has been awarded Corpor al Filip Konowal, a Russian, who en listed with the Canadian Ottawa. Single handed. Chicago, Nov. 27.—Mrs. Richard front, eager for the fighting even if cam[) Sherman I A. McGauran, who gave six of her they are foot-sore from long forced Roth clausing, of Delaware, has nine sons for military service, lost marching. (been given a second lieutenanc'y and | old style of open fighting still con- u ,, , ., A AA , itinued in more or less degree. The Harrv Burr of Greenfield, has been ; " * British cavalry was still hard at it— j Charging positions, iiatteris—even "' 1 the irregular trenches. Score of instances were told of British cavalry i units actually sweeping miles in ad- graduate, has also ben commissioned>vanr of ****>*>****** columns, harass- first lieutenant in the field artillery, fins ,,le «t>rmans- ^i'turing batteries, and will be stationed at Camp Sher- | man, Chillicothe with the S3 division.' R. R. Brinkerhoff of Utica, has! been given a second lieutenancy and! will be stationed at Chillicothe, atj commissioned first lieutenant and will be assigned to the 89th division stationed at Camp Funston, Ft. Riley Kansas. H. I. Fnllerton, an Ohio Wesleyan ds strylng the iiack again. guns and dashing E one of the three remaining ln an anto accident early today. Her hus- forces at band was perhaps fatally injured. he willed! ;wlll be assigned to the field artillery! 58900 COMMISSION'S. ln the g9th division at Camp Funs-; Fort Sheridan, 111., Nov. 27.—More ton Ft RUej% Kansas. than 2900 commissions were award- v/alter Eichhorn, of Delaware, was! ed today to candidate officers who gjven a 8econd lieutenancy in the In-! ten Germans in a cellar. Later he J ABOLISH GARY SYSTEM captured a machine gun which was kew York, Nov. 27.-The Gary have been in training here for the fantry and will be Ftationed withtheiBy United Press holding up an advance, killing the system will be abolished in New's'past three months. Of these, six ggsh division with ,,„rt„,nPt„c -J -r„i , J o, « crew aad bringing the gun back to pub.,- schools Jan. 1. Mayor elect'wil. be majors, 132 captains t.nd ^^0^ Rock 0rd 111 'from n°' 7 , , ^J"^ his own lines Next day he attacked Hy,,, and his new admintrat.ve nf-Una remainder first or second Heu- '^^^.LTSw o, has been! m L* U?£»« of'ZltoeZl'r "0X.m"WneKn-.^.U.on„na,d-:flcii,. announced this following a. tenants, about! equally divided. tfven a aecond llentenanc- in the! Brewing ZlTnea he ZtZ ed. killed three of the crew and d-|meetin, at which it was decided to| About 500 failed to win eommis- field artillery but the assignment hasjuoon todav and escaped wUh stroyed the gun with explosives. | search for a substitute system. sions. $37,000 ! not been officially announced. in cash and checks.
|Title||The Daily journal-herald. (Delaware, Ohio), 1917-11-27|
|Place||Delaware (Ohio); Delaware County (Ohio)|
|Date of Original||November 27, 1917|
|Submitting Institution||Delaware County Historical Society|
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THE DAILY JOURNAL-HERALD
THE JOURNAL HERALD RECEIVES THE FULL UNITED PRESS WIRE NEWS REPORTS
WHATHER—Snow north; (mow or rain south portism tonight, warinc-*-; Wednesday gencis-ll-. ta*.
,l.l".V.'KK, OHIO. TIESDAY KVEXIN',. NOVEMBER 27, I»I7
volume! 7.-.. no. iao
PRICE TEN CENTS PEIt WK*->
BRITISH FORCES IN PALESTINE ARE NEAR -JERUSALEM
By United Press. ***e* allied offensives in this theater
Washington. Nov. 27.—The allies •' impossible."
. .. ,. ... While such aid has been given,
hope to break the western line by i , , . .. .. . . , . . ..
I Baker held it had not impaired the
slow yet relentless sapping" of Ger-1 wen efflcientIy. The Cambrai vic.
many's man power. Reviewing the tory, he held, had dominated the past
past week's war events Secretary wek's military situation, though
Baker today pointed this out as thej Italy's steady resistance had been
object behind the several offensives I a part of one and the same move-
and held it to be more important ment."
even than the gain of territory. The allied ruse of keeping up its
"It is the wastage of the enemy's Flanders' bombardment to shield the
forces," he said, "the slow, yet re- Cambrai movement; and the use of
lentless sapping of his man power tanks instead of artillery to clear the
by continued and sudden offensive J path to were praised by Baker as
<***-■ fc p/is'nA&fitf nr**fi%\'
thrusts which must eventually result
ln the softening of his line in the
west. This is the ultimate objective
of the series of intensive offlenslves
so suciessfully pursued by the allies
dur.ng the past six months and is
"a strategy daringly conceived and
brilliantly executed." He said the
British took over ten thousand prisoners which was more than their total casualties.