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THE EVENING WORLD, THURSDAY, MARCH 7, 1018
h LATEST PHOTOGRAPHS OF PERSHING'S TROOPS IN FRANCE
vn Or, mwOod l
A rvnsum mine behind the first line trenches on the Lorraine sector, where
American and Wenchjrc the clouds.
Ail American-made concert for Americans under tiie stars and stripes in France.
"Somewhere in France" this machine-gun squad is in action as shown in this
British Official photo.
FOR AID TO NATION
EIGHTEEN BRITISH VESSELS
ARE SUNK BY U BOATS;
12 OVER 1,600 TONS
Of -1,224 Ships Arriving and Leav
i:i I 'oris of United Kingdom,
Few 'Arc Lost.
LONDON, March 7. Klgbtccn
llrltlah merchantmen were
sunk by mines or subma
rines In tlio past week, according
to tlio Admiralty report to-day.
Twelve were vessels of 1,600 tons
or over nnd air. wore under that
tonnage No Hailing craft were
Arrivals of JJrlllsli merchant
ram at ports In tho United King
dom, 2.01G; sailings. I'.SOU. .Mer
chantmen unsuccessfully attacked,
"Medals of Gratitude" Ward
ed New Yorkers and Others
TAniS. Wednesday. March C.-The
first list Is printed to-day In the Jour
nal otfico of tlio nanus of person.-)
who have been n warded the new
decoration, "Medal of French grntl
tude," issued sinco tho war to recng.
Site services rendered France by for
eigners. Tho Queen of Rclglum Is
named first among those who re eelvod
the first class, silver gilt medals.
Among thoso awarded the. twenty
nine first class medals nte the follow
Henry O. Dcatty. Director General
f the American RoJIcf Clearing House
of New York; Mrs. Sophie Coolldgc. -a '
founder of the Detroit group of the' which once was well Known lu flnau
Amcrlcan Ho.pl'al at Ncullly; Mrs. elnl and society circles of New York,
W. A .!. of U. Angeles, of the J' aSouin'rnclT
American Ited Cross; Mrs. Hermann .-lic,0 a mairll,j lno (.ountn.a
(Tall. J.imn Hazen Hyde. Mrs. Anne Loulso Gmitnut-lllroti, formerly Miss
. renfleld. In recognition of her devo. ,a,urtha llbhinan. During the war
In the previous week olghteon
llrltlah csrtila wcro destroyed,
fourteen of them over 1,600 tons.
In the preceding week fifteen
llrltlhh morchuttmon wore saut
to tho bottom, twelve large ones
and thlee email ones.
BRITISH HOLD LINE
Paris Reports Hard Fighting in
the Region of Verdun and
PARIS. Match ".Continued activ
ity on the Verdun front, where, heuy
artillery fighting and raiding opuia
IIoiih h.no been in pi ogress for '.
eiul days, is reported In to-diiy's offi
cial communication. Tlio statement
"Thvie wuh spirited righting with
artillery during the nlijlit In tho tc
ulnn of lleaumont anil Heieonvaux
(Vetilun front), und In tipper Alsace,
near Han-de.Hopt and east of I.arglt
nen. "In Lotrnlno the German, under-
took a ntimljer of raids, after bjin-
IN BATTLE ZONE
Gen. Hunter Liggett May Be
Named to Command First
U. S. Army Corps.
SE1YUKAI IS AGAINST
WASHINGTON, March 7. More
th.in eight miles of trenches In France
are held by American troops, It whs
learned to-day, the American ncctnr
understood to ha p. divisional frontage
which would rcqulro at least three
dlvUlona of American troops (about
80,000 men) to give the necessary sup
port to depth for the front lines.
This I'uct has aroused speculation
here ns to who will bo choson by Oon.
Pershing to command the first corps aro being received at I'oklng.
of his urmy. Major Gen. Hunter Llg- I The Chlneso Cabinet, the message
rett Is known to have ncled In that Has dcllnlteiy decided upon
Strongest Japanese Parly 'l akes a
Stand China Heady to Aid
LONDON. March 7. At a mect.ng
of n special diplomatic commission In
TuMo on Monday, a Itcutcr dtsp.it h
from that city reports, the leader of
the Sclyukal presented the deciclon of
the party against tne moving of
troops by Japan e.cept in ovent of
more serious dovclopmonts which may
prove to bo u menace to tho situa
tion in tho Far East.
Tho Helyukut, or Constitutional
Party, Li tho largest In the Houso of
Representatives, with 103 Deputies out
of a total of 3S1.
A Tientsin mtssago contains fur
ther reports of disordered condlfoni
In tho borOer ureas. FJglitlug U taid
to bo proceeding ut Chita between
Uurlat Coraacks and Hclbhcvlk forces,
whllo numerous disturbing reports
from the border provinces regarding
the activities of Uerinan Intriguers
ROUMANIA TO SIGN
FINAL TREATY WITH
GERMANY MARCH 19
Will Be Concluded on Basis
of Preliminary Agreement
AMSTERDAM, March 7.-The pre
liminary peace treaty slgncJ Tues
day evening at Uufftea, according to
,i despatch from Uuchnrest. as
signed by Foreign Secretary von
Kuchlmann for Germany; Foreign
Secretary Czernln for Austria-Hungary;
M. Montbchllofr, Vice I'rc.sldcnt
of tho Hobrunje, for Hulgarla; Talaat
Pasha, the Grand Vlrlcr, for Turkey.
SHOT BY BOLSHEVIK! ,
(Cont.nued from First Page )
a battle near Ktefr. The enemy was
and M. Cnrtentojana for Houmanla.
It was agreed that tho armistice victorious. The Germans are rushlne
bctweon Itouinanla nnd tho Central heuvy rcinforcvmrnts from the south
Powers should run for fourteen days, weMcrn flout, conccntrutlnc them
the fullest ro-operntlon' -with Japan from midnight of Marsh '. Complcto near Kieiiienetz. Heavy fortes of
THAT U.S. IS FRIENDLY
Has No Intention of Territorial Con
quest, He Tells Lenine and
VOLOGDA. Itussl.i. Wednesday,
March C In a public statr it to
the pcoplo of Vologda. tJ-day on the
I 'ernatlonal situation as It affects
Kussla. David It. Fr.incls. tho Ameri
can Ambassador, said:
"America has no plans or desires foi
territorial conquest In Kussla. While
tho present govonmn'iit has never
been founally recognized by my Gov.
eminent or any of liie Allies, both
Premier I.uiinc and Foreign Minister
Trotzky uru aware, hecauyo 1 so ud-
Foiclgn Affairs. Frnnels and his staff f v" '"r'"' ,n:" 1 a" rccimmennoa
have left VologJ.i for Perm (capital lo '"' l"'Vi- -'ent thut It recognlio
of th piovlncc of that name. tSO ""' b'"vernin-nt tlut ItiiMlun pcoplo
miles cast of Vologda and lers than might ' lcet and woulj alxu earnestly
S00 miles from the Hiberian bonier. , urge that material assmtanco be rcn
Russians and Geruuns engaged In ''"red to govurnment. prnvldod
conjin.indtrs. which will bo sent
tho French front.
Tho Russians are threatened with
execution if they refuse to Join this
American Ambassador Francis, wir
ing from Vologda to the Norwegian
F.nvoy here, urgd the latter to nffoid
ev-ry piotcutlon to Aineiicans In
According to the Commlssailut of
tlon to French soldlrs Interned In
both Mr. snd Mrs. llydo havo plnyt-d
lirniiilni.nt nurta In til n'nrlc nf rllpf
Auttrla-Hungary, und Mrs. fiharp. . (or tho holdlera of France, ohle f of
rife of the Amba&sador. for tho un-Hvhlrh w-as the American Hospital in
tiring war work since her arrival In I ''"f v ,, . ..
. HO. Itialty Is ono of the nctlve
"ance- I heads of tho American Relief Clearing
The second class medals i.. of Houso in Fails. In July of last your
Silver and havo been clvcn to llfty-' Mr. Realty inado u report to tho
,l',t imnnns. ln-linllnir thco Amerl. l'reneli Heroea Fund on tho pressing
bardmrnts. In the region of tho Forest -'Pneltjr, but as yet the expenat- , Pndiim iIpIps:iIpji to Jsnan agreement was reached between tho Ustro-(;ennans are moving toward
of I'.irroj. Near Neuviller attacking tlonary communder has made no I shortly for consultations on military signatories tlwt the tlnal peace should Choline, aiming lo occupy ull of
troops were dlsperred by the French recommendation.
fire. In the region of llures them was
u spirited engagement. Tho French
n.Pu.sr ...-.. -..u - . eld b Americans la only about four
appreciable losses. Near rlio tho . , .
Though they hold about eight
mile, the frontage of the tranches
u (talis. Thu Chlneso Gove
that It would continue tho
against the Central Powers.
"The success of Germany would re
sult In the loss by the Russian people
of nil tho libeitlCH they have sained
by the revolution. Consequently the
frtr people of the t'nlted States sin
cerity hope that the .severe terms of
Walter AV.iott. Director of the
American Clearing House: Fcrnnnd
Behn and Sostheno Helm, bankers;
Wllllnm Rowers Hour;-. of Han Fran
cisco nnd Mrs. Hon me, Mrs. Mruuswlg
of Ios Angeles, Mrs. Francos Caro
ln, Jlurllngnme. Cal , Mrs. Helen
Coolldgc. John Jacob Hoff. Dr.
I.andetta of Cuba, Mrs. Mason Kmlth
of Ne.. Orleans. Mark I'elxotto. Mrs.
De Roaldes of I-oul.tlnna nnd Raphael
Weill of Han Francisco.
Bevcnty-two thlrd-rla-s medals of
bronze have been distributed. The
OUowlng Americans are among those
Iyoula Aduue nf Galveston, Miss
nbincho Cuhen of Han Francisco,
llldgcly Carter, Mrs. Cssserly of Hnn
Mateo, Cal.: Miss Chloo Dlrlngr,
George P"usrnos of Los Angeles, Per-
rjlfor Gibson. Dr. Walter Cllnes, Miss
rtcbecca Godfh.itix of Ban Francisco,
Hugh Iteld Orlffln, Sirs. J. V. Jones
of Los Angeles, John Howard Jordan,
Miss Elvln Nceser of New York
Robert Neeser. Mrs. Clalro Hlsco,
Howard Sturger, Mrs. Jranettn Wat
ton and Miss Marlon Will.
Robert W Neeser. whose New
York home is at No. :7 Fifth Ave
oue, Is a widely known authority on
naval matters. Resides contributing
many articles on naval theory and
practice to leading magazines, ho Is
the author of the books ". Jinds
man's Log." "Our Many-bided Navy'
nnd "Our Navy and the Next War'
rn last named ork. published after
the Great War had been In protress
a. year, caused wide comment be
tause of its criticism of Secretary
Daniels. Mr. Neeser volunteered 'Mth
the French Army after the war be-
tan, but returned In July, 1916. to
' lake srrvlco with Hquadron A of this
tlty on the Mexican border.
Miss Klvlno L. Noefer, n sister of
Robert Neeser, founded In this cuun
try a branch of the. Trench society
known as "Mon Holdnt,, 1516 " The
. object of this organization was to
carry cheer to the Frcnrh soldiers
whose homes were in the dlMrlct held
tiy the Germans, through letters, gifts
ana parcels pi r-uonn auu m.)f iizijire.
President Polneare of France bi.
stowed upon Miss Neeser the Medallle
de la, Reconnaissance Franca Iso for
bar work. In this connection.
need of temiKirury reconstruction work
I In tho devastated rewlon nf Francu,
THOUSANDS OF GERMANS
DESERTING TO ITALIANS
Morale of Kaiser's Troops Shaken
Because Invasion Did Not
12nd the War.
WASHINGTON, March 7.-Thou-
sands of German soldiers In Italy
havo deserted, their morale shaken
by the stout resistance of the Ital
ians, according to a diplomatic, de
spatch from Rome, whlob buys:
"Almost every day Is recorded the
arrival at our lines of Italian pcis
ants and soldlera who have escaped
from tho territory occupied by tho
enemy. Tho men suy thut following
the sudden und unexpected Invasion
of Italy, the Austrian and German
soldiers were cot.lldent that peace
would surely bo entered Into by all
the Allies, but In toco of the stiff ie-
slstanco of tho Italian Army the
morale of the tnemy was greatly
shaken nnd many German soldiers
drsrrted their lints and sought
refuge In tho mountains,
Another Rome despatch received
her to.day Indicates that th Austro
Germans may bo making preparation
for another blow m tho Italian tho
UNDER 14 FROM BELGIUM
Dirikiion of Industries and Rail
load: in the Mom District
WASHIN'iTN. Msrcn 7 5rmany
li no dportlnr boys from Relxlum as
voll a "It men, acrordlnc to llrlclati
Legation Infornistlon to-dsy.
Some children under thirteen nd one.
hlf yfrs are Included, while In ths
Mon rtlitrl'-t sbout 300 boys of fourUsn
end fifteen years hava been rent Into
Germany IHs'ruetlan of Industries anJ
frrlne awav of sll rail eupplles con-ttnuei.
IIAVItK. March T.. Tne Oermani
eintlnue to dyntnlt the enflr.si. ma
rhlns and foundations In fartorlei
around Mom, according to Velrlani whs
Germans also were repulsed by the
French, who took prisoners."
LONDON, Mnrcb 7. "A rnld nt-
tempted by the enemy last night-east
of Kpchy. under cover of a heavy
artillery burruge, was completely re
pulsed," tho War Oltlce reports.
Other hostile raiding partlet which
endeavored to reach our llnea south
east of Hols Gtenler nnd cast of
Poelenpello weio equally unsuccessful.
"Tho enemy's artillery bus been uo
tlvo In tho Scarpa Valley, west of
Lens nnd east of Ypres. nnd shortly
bctore dawn dovcloped consldtralilo
uctlvlty In tho Neuve Cliapolle
llrrlln llrlMirtu fcni'Prn III IIIBCka
IIKRLIN. Mnrch 7 (Ilrltlsh Ad
mlrulty per wireless i-iesai run ioi
lowing Is to-day'n orhclal rommunlcu
"Army group of Prince Ruppreohl
A a rosult of an attncK on two Hoi.
Kton farina noi tiniest of Dlxrnudn our
storming detachments hrouzht In
three ulltcors, ill men ona suiuu ma
chine cilliu. 'the ai'itviiy or uie uri l
lurv was rnvlvM in many t-oMors.
Several reinnoiterm oimckb nv tne
itritltth wero repuisea.
Army tiruup oi mo vierman urowu
Prince --At many parts of tho front
the activity of tne French artillery tn
createa. inrinesi iu .vwuur-.
storming troops penetrated far into
the French positions unq teiuriiea
with 1 -7 prisoner!, niier vinirni ngni
Ing, having destroyed numerous mici
Nineteen enemy airplanes ana two
captive balloons wtie brought OOMi
vesterday In aerial ttghtlng A great
iriHnv rrenon rivunna -weir hiuea ny
Uritlsh aviators, who dropped bombs
on the hospital at Turcoing
Italian Ilnttrrln and .Mr Ships Do
ROM II, March 7 -The Italian and
enemy batteries on tmpurtant sectors
of the front have again tskn up re
ciprocal firing activity. The etate-
mcnt from the War OnVo alto re
porta eltectlvo work by Italian ulr-
BMP, mo siuiemeni reaqs:
and a half mlbs In an air line.
This frontiae Is liable to ex
tension at any t'frie to tha regular
trench allotmsnt for an army
Irregularity of the trench lines Is
responsible for their eight miles of
length. They ore laid out so that
flanking flro may be obtained along
every part of tho front. Strong potnta
containing machine guns jut out for
this purpose. The trenched also fol
low closely any protective slopo of
tho country and wander up and down
Gen. Pflrahlng to-day reported five
men Killed in action, iwo aovereiy
wounded and fourteen slightly
wounded. Tho dead were:
Privates Dyer J. Rlrd, Rlchwood,
O., March 1: F.fton Garber. White
Oak, Ark.. March I; L'llery A. Chlam.
Petersham, Mass., Feb. 10; Frank
Walczak, Joliet, III., Fob. ii, and
Wagoner Charles Cavbaugh, Med
ford, Mas Murch 2.
The severely wounded .ire:
Corpl. A'phons-. ! C McCarthy,
Framlngham, Msss , Feb. ;i, and Pri
vate Ralph 0. Wheeler, Ullsum, N. II.,
Tbo slightly wounded are:
Corpl. William Carsc, Vancouver,
It. C, Feb. 1G, an "rlvatea John
Hlleh. Fast Ht. Lomt. III.. March 1:
Leroy Pickens, Rockdale, Tex., March
1; Harry .ody. No. 118 Kist Third
Htreet, New York City, Fob. :5; John
Arda, Chelsea, Mass , Feb. :0j Charlta
Scolare, Detroit, Mareh 3; James J.
Collins. Oadson. Ala . Feb. 26; Eugene
D, Deutsch. Frazee. Minn., March 4;
Alfred J- Gratton. Hennlngton. Vt
March ?; Rolf L. Christlanaon, Read
Inr, Mass., March 3; Hurmsn GusUf
son. Proctor, Vt , Feb. 57; Charles S.
Gordon, CcntervUle, in . March !;
George. Logan, 'Iceland, Tenn.,
Mareh 3, and Axel Abl. Chicago,
The reporting of two privates killed
nnd one slightly wounded March 1
brings the toted casualties on tho day
of the German attack on an American
trench nrar Tout to three Lieutenants
ernment It be concluded within this period on the . Volhynln
Is said, will also ask Japan to send basis or the preliminary treaty. Russians at Mohlleff intercepted ,i I " " . '"'l',: UT,i t,,..
military delegates to China. Th dvnoatlc question In Roumanla rad, froa, U)a r;Crmsn Chief of Staff ! 'e'opie ' V
Owing to thu external danger, the " Internal one. This declaration t0 tlio Austrian stuff, stating the I
messago adds, it Is expected that WlLS niaJ '' Haron von dcru Uusschc-, Gormans were occupying one Russian UII f nil I inW TpCflCMDY w
North nnd South China will cease iiauuennausen. Lnacr ecrciary ior clty uftcr another, nnd demanding i im-nuuiii
their quarrelling and unite against Foreign Affairs, in tho Reichstag In
the Siberian menace. Tuan Chi Jul reply to observations Dy omer sPe
la said to bo conductlnB all tha ar- , "s regarding the future of the Rou
rangemenU to this end. rnanlan throne.
It had been reported from several
sources that Prince William of Ho
henzollcm, brother of King Ferdi
nand of Roumanla, was to succeed
his brother on tho Roumanian throne.
The peaco treaty, however, makes no
mention of any proposed chanee In
"IS Tantamount to Indirect Partici- tho Roumanian dynasty.
GERMANY WARNS NEUTRALS
ABOUT TRANSFER OF SHIPS
pation in licononiic War Against
Teuton-," Sas Paper.
lirnnnnt Get Control nf Chief llus
Hlan Port on llUck cs.
AMSTERDAM March 7 -in :i . i.nvnoN. Murch 7. The prellml-
obvlously Inspired ...tlrle the leini. , trCJt . bclwoon HottmanU
official Nord Deutiche AlleRcinelnti . ' , , ,,.. ..,,,.
Ziltung wsrns neutral elates In con- I mm i - " "
nectlon with the uegotlatlnns by the i tho cession of tho provlnco of Dob-
United States to arqulre mutral ton- rudja as far aa tho Danube ana
nago and argues that vessels to ac- agreeing to rectifications on tho
quired assumo a hostile churacter and I Auitro-Hungarinn frontier, tho de-
mui ne ireairn ns sum no nuuer i mv,ll,t.i,, ,im njum.inlnn Armv
wneinnr wie innnnsn 13 :ini'iuyeii wnn-
In or without tho barred zone.
The paper contends that such trana
fer of tonnage by neutrals is tanta
mount to indirect participation bj
neutrals in economic war against Ger
many end Involves serious danser of
complication "as already ehown In the
history of thu United States during
tbo present war" It adds that partici
pation by neutrals in such negotiations
an act naraiy conjonani with
HAVE SMALL EFFECT
Britons Think His Quoting of the
Pope's Words. His Only
LONDON. March 7 -The only ef.
fectlve point In Lord Lansdowno's
second letter on the pcaco proposi-
and Roumanla' nsslstanco In (ran
- , 1 n f nt-m f r n ril' t.nn.
through Moldavia and Dessarabla to
Vndcr thlu clause tho Central
Powers would come Into control of
tho principal Russian port on the
niack 8ea and tho centro of a great
grain producing region nnd the store
houte of other supplies,
While It had previously been te
ported that Roumanla would bo per
mitted to take uessnrabla from hub
sla In llou of giving up Dobrudja.
which eventuatly will go to Rulgarla,
the only mention of Reibarablu is In
reference to the transport of German
Ry the loss of Dobrudja. Rouninnla ,
aelflccs a territory of 6,000 sqiuro
miles, which in I900 had a pupulatlon
of :67,50s. With the consent of the
Centrul Powers. Roumanla will, how
,cer. hao an outlet to tho Illack ,
i Bca through Constanza, which Is '
connected by rail with Hueharest, tho
that the Austrlans do likewise In the
There Is also a heavy German con
centration between P.ikov and Luga.
QermanH executed 200 Russian citi
zens nt Yurleff without mercy, refu
gees from Esthonta reported to
Smolny Institute. Ilodles of women
and children were thrown into the
rlvtr, they said.
Foreign Minister Trotzkv i r '-ed
to notify tho German and Esthonlan
otllcluls that continuation of the Ger
man outrages would result In the ex
ecution of 1C0 barons and land own
ers hold as hostages near Pskov.
Despite thn signing of peaco with
Germany the Russian Government Is
removing Its valuables from tho cap
ital. Tho Foreign OIllco Is moving to
Nljnl-Kovgo.'od (capital cf tho prov
ince of that r.uitie, 375 milci east of
Moscow). Wonu-n, children, aged
persons and invalids continue their
First llliien 1'ruves fatal (n itnu
AKeil One llnndreil and Two.
LUOM1NSTUR, MaSs.. March 7.
Joseph llashitw. 102 years old, Is dead
here. His tlnsl Ulrica wos his first.
He s survived by eight children, thirty-
eli?ht gramlehllrtrtn and tcnty-flve
WASHINGTON, March 7 -Over-
sulm-rlptlon of tho Issue of 1500,000,000
Treasury oertldcates of Indebtedness,
subscription for which closed Tues
day, was announced by Secretary Mc
Adoo to.duy. Tho certificates were
the tirst to bear interest at Vi per
cent, und weio Issued In preparation
for the Third Liberty Loan. Subscrip
tions lu every district except Phila
delphia equalled or oxeceded the ten
C'Ot, t. INS. March S WILLIAM J. CO!.-I.IN-i.
tloe,t huiband or Catherine
Camphsll n'l on of th lt John and
I'untral fiom li" reltlfnc. 4TO
Wurhtncton sr.. l-ona IiUnd City, en
Vrlday. JUicn s. it 0 IS A. !.: tlunc
to St. l'airluk'a Chuich Acidimy st,
CA.Mrnr.Li.. wixii'iied . cAr.
HfirvIC" t CAlirBELL'3 TUNERAL
CHI-'nCH. I)roJwy. 4ih t yndjy.
ItOUOKnt) nOHOTIIT. only duhtf ef
Mr. and Mre. V. R. Rodicri ot iHi
Ittehsrdeen Ae.. Uronx.
Tntll'ONJOSISPU H. TltOMPSON.
Rtrvlcei t CAMPllELL'S VUNKHAL
Clll'JtCU. BroJdwiiy. 6 sit, ,t , Saturday.
"There wbh a lively renewal o
reciprocal tire botwern L.iko Garda(Bn1 nineteen men killed, ono Captain,
nnd the Astlco, in the region of t i., ,.-, .i.,..,, .n
Mnntello and along the coastal zone I rflv , . .iipht. the Helglan problem. If Hertling
Hon, according to the general opln
Ion here. Is the use of tho passage 1 capital of Roumanla before the Gov.
from the Pope's manifesto to which I ernment fled to Jassy In Moldavia.
Chancellor von Herding referred,
which, It Is believed, would certainly
rinrniiiuv iun CIUI lltn
raise tho possibility ot u solution of UlIIIi Alll fUllI I II1LHI.U
Our battorlea made, iffe -itve conuen- t ... vrounded- Privates p ; nd aarber ' lopts the unequivocally plain mean
tratlona of tire on enemy troops n " Y,,,' ft. and aarDer, pone'M words
move-ment In the Astag,. basin, Utb "ho wfro kll ed were Infantrymen. I"B ' "i PJ" T" . .
of Prlmolano, on the luck elopes of nnd Private Hitch, who was slightly or lhB Tt LorJ I'"6aonc. it la
James Hazen llydo la a name have recistly icapd from 13liura,
Coldella llerrctta and In the vicinity
of Lampol to tno left of tho Plave.
South of Tlerno hoatlle reoonnats.
sane parties who attempted to reach
our lines were repulsed with losses.
On the Pasublo we exploded a mine,
damaging the enemy's positions.
our aircraft bombarded the enemj
TO SIGN A PEACE TREATY
RAhLL. Swltzerlind, March 7
wounded, waa attached to the Held believed, evaues or ignores nil the iiaron von dom Uusscne-tlaactcnnau-iirtlllery-
lother substantial obstacles to a set- sen. German I'nder Secretary for For-
Sergt. Forest Wstson of Kenton, tlement raised by Germany's grow. t c-ircti Affairs, announced Tuesday In
O., was accidentally hilled March a. Ing claims, nhout which the "Intl- the Main Committee of tho Reichstag
Ths following dekths from natural mate conversations" he approves I that Germany very shortly would sign
causes also were reported: would be not only fruitless but dan- In treats of pence with Finland
n.rri Wuri-v- n.rr,., a.. n..-i Kcrous, until Germany has clvcn clear To-day's otflclal statement fiotn
ndalacorumnnoMVoopVn rneumonla, and privates Ham- vroof .he Is willing not merely to Rorllu admits that German troops
th T neighborhood of OSerre A Hrit I f- Cox, Kmlntnct. Ky., pneu- theoretically accept but to act upon I havo Undcd on the Aland Islands.
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