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mm ■Mian _m*_i.nifiii--tt-*i«-nm^ n—m-v""* THE DAILY JOURNAL-HERALD THE JOURNAL HERALD RECEIVES THE FULL UNITED PRESS WIRE NEWS REPORT!. WKATHKK—<ienera.ily fair tonight and Tuesday; much colder Tuesday with cold wave. DELAWARE, OHIO, MONDAY KVENING, DECEMBER 24, 1917 VOLl'ME 75. NO. 148 PRICE TEN CENTS PER W.KK BANDITS ARMED WITH EXPIOSI OVER COUNTRY By United Press. Toledo, O., Dec. 24.—Armed with twenty quarts of nitroglycerine taken from a factory in Bradner on Saturday night a gang of bandits are terrorizing Ohio towns in this vicinity. The yeggs are believed to have laid their plans and opened their campaign with the theft of the explosive. Early Sunday morning they blew a safe in the Toledo & Ohio Central station at Cygnet. They also robbed the safe in the post office located in Arthur Edison's general store. They secured $200 in currency and $293 in stamps, in addition to a post office salary check for $100 and a check on the eounty treasurer for $75. The yeggs also rifled the safe in the elevator of Eschroeder. They secured $14 and escaped in Schroeder's auto. Thia morning two safes in the C. I.. Koch Lumber company office in Manmee was blown and $15 taken. Tlie Belz Hardware company's store was entered, previous to the visit to the lumber company. Cutlery valued at $15 was taken. S. W. Tait, -who has a shoe store in the same building reported $25 worth of shoes missing. dictator of the revolt against the Bolsheviki urging choice by the rebels of a government which would be representative of the whole people. In the meantime the Bolsheviki delegates to the peace conference at Brest-Litovsk were endeavoring to patch up some sort of an understanding with the Germans. Report- showed the whole program of "no annexations and no indemnities" had been outlined to the sitting by the Bolsheviki representatives ond that the Germans had promised to examine it. German Foreign Minister Von Kuehlmann opened the meeting with a speech urging peace. To London the most significant phrase in that address was the Teuton minister's declaration: "America is to fix the Important conditions for peaceful and neighborly intercourse, especially in the cultural and economic sense." A Copenhagen despatch to the Exchange Telegraph company reported Kaiser Wilhelm aa preparing to go to Bre8t-Litovsk in case of an agreement between Russian and German de-legates, and as urging a conference between all the sovereigns of Europe to discuss general peoce. HOMES BEHIND THEM, PERHAPS FOREVER. BELGIAN RESIDENTS PLOD STOICALLY OUT OF BOMBARDED TOWN RON FIST AND On a Belgian read outside town Hun guns haw fount'. When the Germans' artillery shows signs cf locating a hamlet or villaj-.e in Belgium with long-range guns tvitposi s-oldieri warn tie residents. They pack u;> i.-'.utvaluaUos they can carry and leave their homes. When thej tctiurn they very often lind only rain* whe.. tLey e*ac<j liv.J. RED PEACE_ENOEAVORS HALTS PEOPEE'S MOVEMENT FOR REAE JUST PEACE By JOSEPH SHAPLKN l'nited l'ress Staff Corresponiient Stockholm, Dec. 24.—Camille Huysmans, the Belgian Socialist leader who has been a prime mover in efforts to hold an international Socialist peace gathering, told the United Press today the Bolsheviki peace endeavors seemed likely to postpone stood their inability to enforce a indefinitely all hope of a peoples' democratic peace, or to prevent the movement for real peace. imposition of heavy German terms. "I do not believe the Lenine re-; While completely disorganizing the gime in Russia is favorable to dem-; army, they want to be masters. They ocratic, just peace," he declared, have succeeded at the price of open- ists understood the situation when they voted against a separate peace. "Nobody should attach the least importance to the German agreement not to transfer troops during tbe period of the armistice. Germany's best troops on the Russian front are already marching toward France. "The Bolsheviki have not under- OHIOANS TAKE ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ ♦ MERRY CHRISTMAS * We wish all our readers, -el- patrons and friends a very * Merry Christmas. * * *************** TOLEDO AIDS IT HI FAMINE By United Press. Toledo, Dec. 24.—Some 800 guests in the Hotel Tuller ln Detroit can thank the enterprise of the management and a Toledo coal dealer for awakening in warm rooms today. The hotel's coal supply was exhausted Saturday. Old furniture and other wood was burned. The management could not secure a pound of coal in Detroit. So a Toledo coal dealer promised coal if the management provide a way of delivery. The hotel company sent eight big trucks to Toledo yesterday. The trucks maele the sixty- mile run in record time, were loaded with three tons of coal each and left shortly after dark for the Michigan city. Counting the delivery cost, the coal will cost the hotel management nearly $20 a ton. FO BRING PEACE SAYS KAISER By United Press. Amsterdam, Dec. 24.—"If the enemy does not want peace', then we must bring peace to the world by the battering of our Iron fist and our shining sword," Kaiser Wilhelm declared In a speech to the second army. , " Despite three-years erf war and suffering," the kaiser continued "our old offensive spirit is still effective." "This in shown," the German emperor added, "by our recent great victories in Flanders and at Cambrai, where the arrogant British first felt the crushing power of our offensive blow. 10, W'RKERS STRIKE MARTIAE EAW BY San Francisco, Dec. 24—Ten thousand workmen of four crafts in the By United Press. Camp Sheridan, Montgomery', Ala., Dec. 24.—Two hundred Ohioans, equipped with 40,000 Xmas gifts and, led by Gov. James Al. Cox of the Buckeye State, took Camp Sheridan by storm today. Ohio soldiers, members of the 37th division, yielded willingly to the "in-' vaders." They passed In review before their northern "captors" this morning and then laid down their arms for two days' fraternization with wives, mothers and friends. Cox and his party arrived unexpectedly yesterday afternoon. All trains into Montgomery were operating six hours late. The camp's official welcoming delegation had made plans accordingly. But the Ohio special, which left Cincinnati Saturday night, having been given the right of way, pulled into the station at 2 p. m. an hour ahead of its regular schedule. Telephones were commandeered and the official reception committee hustled to the station. Governor and Mrs. Cox were guests of honor at the hanq.net given at a local hotel last night by General Treat. Members of the Ohio party are living on their special. Following the parade this morn- EIMA STARTS FIGHT AGAINST EMI RAILWAY "The Lenines cannot accept German proposals with a surrender—and the ; German government cannot accept the Leninite conceptions without revolutionizing itself. "Prospects of a separate peace have increased ambitions of the central powers. Teutonis annexationists un- j derstand perfectly tnat the Lenine negotiations are only an intermezzo. They know these will surely disorganize all possible Russian resistance —and then Hindenburg will be aide not only to send the heaviest reinforcements to France but easily to conquer Russia. 'Democratic elements in the cen- trol powers feel this increase of an- Hungarian Social ity United Press. Lima, Dec. 24.—What gives prom ise of being a bitter fight between ! nexationist spirit. Limit and the Baltimore & Ohio Ry. I - was started Saturday. j POUCH ACT AS SANTA CLAUS Safety Director Hiner ordered the: Xew York, Dec. 24.—Thousands road not to run over six miles an Jof boys and girls were given a Christ- hour through Lima. Mayor Simpson!mas entertainment at all of the po- arranged to have council compel the lice stations in thia city. Toys, wear- company to put either safety gates or j ing apparel and confectionery were watchman at every street it crosses.'distributed by the policemen, who The measures come in retailiation also amused the children in various [for the aetivitity the B. & O. took j ways. At some station houses mov- Wlth the British Armies in Francehn securing a federal injunction!Ing pictures were shown. Dec. 24.—While General Allenby'S.against Mayor Simpson, Hiner ond m«-d-r_ Wise Men of ifte Bant are'»"«»• ^* officiate restraining them from seizing eoal. Police will arrest every train crew that blocks any street crossing. ing their frontiers. "Their interior policy has be*_ no better. The** organized a dictatorship, not of the proltarist, but over the proletarist. Now they threaten the still greater terror of the guillotine—and this after introduction of a resolution in the Socialist congress at Copenhagen in 1910 against the death punishment. "Russia is now under a new czar- ist regime which foreign Socialists have been invited to admire—and which they find impossible to even consider." Huysmans is secretary of the internationalist Socialist bureau and one of the world leaders in tbe liberal movements. By WM. PHILIP SCUMS United Presses Staff Correspondent iron trades council, including men iug the governor Informally inspect- not engaged in building ships for the ed the camp. This aftenoon he was government will go on strike in San to meet Governor Henderson of Ala- Francisco Bay ship yards today, it l.ama and members of the state su- was annunced by the iron trades preme court. ■' council officials. j The special gift train which foi- j The men will remain on strike until lowed the governor's train arrived 6 ; the ten per cent, wage increase .hours late. The packages were tak-: granted by the emergency fleet cor- on t0 the auditorium where they wili. poratlon is given. ,,e distributed tomorrow at the offl- r, -si. n x, ,a a as. cial Christmas party for the Sam- R. W. Burton, President of the ™ ""_, mies. The Ohio party will return Iron Trades Council, received a message from Charles Piez, general manager of the emergency fleet corpora-1 tlon, stating: "Stoppage of war work! does the work of a public enemy.". In reply Burton issued a statement! declaring Piez is misinformed if he thinks the strike will stop war work, as men engaged in war work are home tomorrow night. following the Star of Bethlehem and driving the Turks out ot the land of Jesus, Field Marshal Haig's British bull dogs are holding Jehovoh's linej on the west. Behind the front today there were! signs of unusual movements under way. Dispatches via Holland report Belgium seething with German troops from the Russian front. This .nrisimas eve, therefore, is | perhaps the most important for hu-i manity since the birth of Christ. While ragged, an-orphantfd chil-! dTen gaze longingly into the dimly- j lighted shop windows of Krupp- crushed villages, wondering if Kris Kingle has foregotten them as usual i during these three years of war, Hin-| denburg is perhaps planning to roll j guns over them again. The British Tommy is of different stuff from his antagonist. The Tommy is half steel, half the milk of human kindness. Therefore before going to ice bound shell craters to! spend his Christmas fighting, sniping, signalling back range, for British batteries he is playing Santa Claus in the cellars to an astonishing number number of French children. A great many place the British Santa Claus visited were directly under German shell fire. No wonder the poor kiddies near the front lines are apprehensive of being overlooked. They have DENTIST HEED ISOtTIALLST PAPER SUSPENDED. I i Amsterdam, Dec. 24.—The Berlin! j Socialist paper, Vorwaersts, has been' j obliged by the government to sus- i pend publication for three days. RED DELEGATES HAFT IN PEACE Wison X C. Dec. 24.- -Dr. L. J. Johnson, a dentist of Missdlesex, X. C , was arrested here on a warrant POPE BENEDICT SENDS XMAS MESSAGE 10 AMERICANS Copyright, 1917, by the United Pre-***.. Rome, Dec. 2 4.—Pope Benedict today sent to the people of America in a statement to the United Press through the papal secretary of state | this Christmas message: "The Holy Father sends to the pi'ople of Americo his cordial greet ing and prays they may take to heart By United Press. charging him with the murder of his wife, who died Dec. 15 in Richmond,! Va., after taking a capsule which she' had told friends was headache pow-. tier. Johnson was still in a hospital here j tonight, but was said to have prac-! | in this time of strife and suffering the true lessons of the Christinas-tide*— the lessons of God's unceasing love for mankind and the lesson of unfaltering courage and sacrifice of sell' "More especially, he calls upon the little children to whom this day of days belongs to pray with all their hearts to the Babe of Bethlehem, tically recovered from poison which according to the police, he took here j that He may protect their loved ones Paris, Dec. 24.—The Russian Bol- last Thursday after his arrival from I and give Richmond. He declined to discuss thei charge, but said he would return to j Richmond without extradition. sheviki want a democratic peace— and if Germany does not agree to that sort of a peace there will be .ack to the world that peace which He came to bring upon earth." War Secretary Greets Soldiers Through Journal-Herald. by United Press. London, Dec. 24.—Russia's Bol- aheviki are dreaming the fantastic nightmare of peace at Brest-Lltovsk j specifically excepted from striking while fighting desperately at home to retain control, according to latest dispatches today. Petrograd was reported in almost a reign of terror. Soldiers from the garrisons, drunk with wine from looted shops, indulged in the wildest orgies in the streets. Firing of machine guns and rifles was incessant. Tbe soldiers formed a regular skirmish line ln the Marie theater square and were not dispersed until after vigorous fighting ln whicb Bolsheviki guards ran down' scores under armored motor cars. The disorder was reported still continuing. Moscow despatches reported a declaration of martial law by the Cossacks. General Kaledines formally retired from his place as military Washington, Dec. 24—Christmas greetings to American soldiers was voiced today by Secretary of War Baker ln the following message to the Journal-Herald: "Let me extend, through your columns to the men of our forces, the greetings ol tha. war department arfd my own well wishes. "Ours is a nation which has greater love for the Prince of Peace than for tlie God of War—and only to the attainment of a permanent, liberalized peace may our martial efforts he directed. (Signed) "Newton D. Baker ICE MAXIEMAEISIS OF RUSSIAN By United Press. Washington. Dec. 24.— "Serious difficulties" between the imperial German government and the majority Socialists have resulted from the con- clusion of an armistice with Russian Maximalists, the committee on public information learned today in a radio message from Lyons, France. German military authorities, the message says are strongly opposing Socialist assemblies, and are doing all within their power to thwart an expansion of the Socialist movement. was married three Dr. Johnson no dealings between Russia and thejmt,nths ago to Miss Alice Knight, a Teutons, acocrding to a statement by stenographer in Richmond, and ac- Foreign Minister Trotsky here today. Trotsky so declared in j a visit, which he made to the French embassy it was asserted. He ex- toldIPlo'ned to Ambassador Noulens that! their friends, the Tommies, that San-|the Bolsheviki desired the sort of ai ta Claus certainly couldn't be expect- peace where all peoples were free J ed to find tiny sheet-iron chimneys jand might dispose of their own af-j in their ruined homes, or descend:fairs- The French ambassador oskedj through holes in the pavement to Trotsky what if the Germans refused' reaching * fording to police, he kept the affair! 'a secret from his friends in Middle-1 sex. Dr. Johnson is 23 and his bride1 was 19. i WEEGHAN FAIES TO greet them. But Tommy proposes to find a way for Santa. Out of his noon to rich this sort of a peace. Trotsky, it was reported, replied under these conditions peace would ANSWERS THE funds, he has bought simple trinkets]*** *** signed, because the Maximal- for the children—bonbons, Teddy!ists "might be brought tp a revolu- bears, toy cannon, etc. He won't tionary war. have to flnd Santa Claus clothes. The red suit and beard with which Amer- "If public opinion is refractory," Trotsky added, "the constituency ican children are familiar—because "hould be consulted. Christmas-tide to the French kiddies means just a nebulous sort of personage who fills up wooden sabots orjsheviki succumb shoes instead of stockings and no B French baby ever expects to see the giver at work. This will be the fourth time that Tommy has played the game of war zone Santa. Thus disposing of his Christmas cheer, he will hurry to the roll call, forget to murmnr, when called down for tardiness and go to the firing line to shoot the doctrine The Bolsheviki foreign minister serted in conclusion that "If the Bol- anarchy threatens SANTA ____*0_, TREE AT CAMP. By United Press! Camp Zachary Taylor, Ky., Dec. .4.-—About 125 Christmas trees were Bet up today in barracks here. Arrangements have been made to distribute presents to all the men, of peace on earth into the cause of about 24,000, even the "conscientious all his troubles across the way* objectors" being remembered. Uy I'nited Press Akron, Dec. Ellsworth R. Bathrick, his home here Sunday night after an illness of four weeks from organic trouble. He leaves a wife. Bathrick was serving his third term in congress. He was the au- t_or of the Rural Credits Bill and leader in the Everglades land scandal investigation in 1911. He was a member of the Masonic, Elks and Moose Lodges here. He was a member of the Lord Baltimore Country Club in Washington. By l'nited Press. Chicago, Dec. 2 4 -Charley Weegh- man, president of the Cutis, has too much money to spend for ball players. That's why, he says, he returned from St. Louis without Roger Hornsby, Cardinal shortstop. The broadcast publication that ; Weeghman had $2.">ii,000 to spend I wrecked things. Club owners are 2 4.—Congressman j now out to grab all they can from 49 died at | the roll. Weeghman is supposed to have offered $50,000 for Hornsby PAT.tOLM.-a_i SHOT BV ITALIAN By United Press. Akron, Dec. 2 4.—Patrolman Guy Norris, 2S, fatally shot by an Italian whom he was searching for concealed weapons Sunday morning, died thin morning in the city hospital. The slayer escaped.
|Title||The Daily journal-herald. (Delaware, Ohio), 1917-12-23|
|Place||Delaware (Ohio); Delaware County (Ohio)|
|Date of Original||December 23, 1917|
|Submitting Institution||Delaware County Historical Society|
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THE DAILY JOURNAL-HERALD
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