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ARIZONA: Fri.Iay fair,
Associated Press Special Leased Wife Service.
THE BISBEE DAILY REVIEW, FRIDAY MORNING, APRIL 19, 1918.
VOL 20. No. 269.
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
Enemy Attacks Driven Back
With Terrific Loss and
British Make Slight Ad
vances Near Wytschaete
WITH THE BRITISH ARMY IN
France. April IS., 2 p. m.. (By the As
Soiialed Press) Ten uivisns of
German tro.:.r- were driving today fur
iuusiy ae::i'.-t Hit British d'.'fens be :
tween Givenchy-Les-I.iba.ssee an-1 St.
Yetmnt in an attempt to eftect a cross-j
ing of l.abassee canal. '
The British were holding well and
ltifiktint' heavy casualties cn the en-
-my, according to the latest report, j
l:o-iii idenlally with th?s preten:iojg
assault, the Ceimans surpi.'d forward)
further north fiid again bej:an ham
mering at the approaches of K?mroel
and neighboring bills. '
Battle in Full Swing I , . r , .
n;en the correspuM.ient visited t'.is! Leaders Meet to l-onnulate
neighborhood at 11 o'clock this morn- rl . rL- I7f f
Jug the British artillery was ending Plans to Combat fcitort to
back its thunderous answer to the n C : A1
German challenge and the battle was totce Men to berve Ul Al
in full swing. i- j Ai-mv
The attack between Givenchy and llea nwiy
Pt. Venant. bean at 9 o'clock after
a heavy bombardment by the ener.'
artiliery lastig five hours. Hard fislit- . epy Review Leased Wire)
Ing developed alons most of the line. LONDON, April 18. The leaders of
It was especially intense about Given-! the Nationalists In Ireland, including
hy and i:i the RCjecti-I-ocon sector, i the Redmondists who now are led by
The British were facing at least 75.-) John Dillon, the Sinn Feiner, O'Brien
oo riflemen, kho were supported by j ites. laborites and clericals are united
great numbers of purs and trom Sfl,u0 in their determination to resist con
to 6".W-0 other troaps. who go to make gcrirtion "by the most effective mean3
up the cmpk-nients for the, inf intry. ;
The i;"renaing forces a
;d F-jst.?in'd numerous desperate at-'
tai-ks and ha.! tie id thpir crouml dttr-1 p,,r tj,e fir8t tj,ne n many years the man power and not counting the cost."
ing the ?arly hours of the haul's. At . Nationalists met the Dublin Sinn Fein-. In ,he PrPat Oennan attack of yester
Hines Hiil. oast of I.w-on. where I l:e ; ers nn their older enemies. i'mi . day our troops fought with Homeric
German line bulccd out close to the; O'Brien and Timothy Healy. while lab ! valor "sainst tremendous numerical
canal, the enemy made a particularly lor representatives, who have not been ' d's. They are fighting in the same
determined effort to get acro i j ve-y friendly to the Nationalists In re-i ,rre8iti,,le maDnpr ,n tlie buttle be
v aterway. Twice the German infant-. wn"t years, "also were present at the'tween Civenchy forest and Nieppe
0- atta. krd h-re. each time foming confe;cnce whk.h wag held under the ! now Ppresmg.
lorward in lour waves, in one or
l!.ee drives thev succeeded in pet
ting some bribes across the canal
tut the only Germans who crosel
uere those who ran oier ard sur
rrnaereo. . ue i.n..h0 u ,
machine pUr. penrrd a de nee of steel
rendered. The Hrilish artillery and
about tlie frail bridges, and the slangh
tr ,.f tt, r.,.nocip- troor.t was heavv.
. i A 1 r-,
l, "J'' l"7 "u" '"" "7
advanced at one time with hands over
i.,rr(.nd..r For some !
teason tli-y rhani-ed teir minds
tibruptly and f.ed. They were .hot to
pieces as tliey ran.
There also mas luird fighting about
Vaurhaut wood, near the canal, and
between Robecq and ?l. Venant. where
Ihe Germans hoped to improve their
positions in order to facilitate rpera-j
t inn a t ,-i ffio nnrfh i n I emith Thp '
attacks in this region were reP,1:..d
...... ... .... -,ai
enemy tntantry in t alonne. west ci
St. Venant was caught in the V.riti.-.li
. . . : i t i A j t ' . . . .,H
..r,.,..-r :;..rras ana u-ai, '- !'
l.ntisii troops in the npinborhood of I
Wytschaete this morning were con
tinuing thnir all nieht battle with 1b
".eru ans. A German attac k yester
day resulted in pitshin; a salient out
northwest of the plare, hut a subse
quent Iiritish counter attack again
drew the HriMsh line around the town
and at one time a small bortv of Frlt-i-h
infantry penetrated to the south
The British lost a vrv small piece
of territory between Raillenl and Pran
oufre yserdav. but the German at
tack here must be recorded as a fail
ure. Furtlier w-e.stwsrd. hard ficnting
continued, about 'Meteren and this
place today apparently was Nc Mans
I-and. A heavy German attack east
f)f Meteren was smashed.
Just sou'h of this plare, near Mer-
O 'oriiintiffl on T'agf Two
GERMANS CLAIM GAINS
r.F.RLlN. (via Indon) April 18.
The evening rcpart from head
"In Flanders, on the Iys bat
tle field, the situation is un
changed. "Northwest of Voreui! strini
French attacks broke down with
"Yesterday the enemy left us a
laree part of the Flemish terri
tory, which had been gained ry
him after months of struggle at
the price of huce sacrifices. Gen
eral Sixt voa Arnim's army took
from the enemy, retreating step by
step. Poeleappelle, Langenmarck.
nd Zonnebeke. and following him
up closely drove him hack re
"South of Rlankaert Lake sn
enemy counter thrust checked our
for ard movement.
British General Thanks American
Soldiers for Aid Given Cavalry
Division in Battle With Teutons
(By Review Leased Wire)
V.'iTH THE AMERICAN ARMY
IN HtANCE. April 18. When the
British general. H. L. Mullers, com
manding a cavalry division, re
ceived from his superior, congrat
ulations and thanks for the work,
of his command in beating off the
enemy, he forwarded the following
leiter to the commander of one
of the American Engineering un
its: Ah a United States engineering
batallfon was fighting with the
firr.t cavalry division in the line
on March 30 the array command
er's congratulatory message ap
plies to them equally with the
units of the first cavalry division.
It has been brought to my notice
IRISH PLAN TO
at our disposal" whlcli is the wording
t, Givenchyjof a resolution passed at meeting of
psperate at-'bishoos at Mavnooth vesterdav. !
bishops at Mavnooth yesterday
rhnirmnnshln r ihr rrrf .
t rrencn Keacnei uuonn
A committee composed of John Dil-1
Ion. Edward De Valera, Timothy Healy !
I and a labor representative, with the i
lMri MaJror of Dubljn wag a ,nte(,
,0 atJend the b( meeting at Mav-!
bishops meeting at May-!
. m.u ,
The meeting also directed that pub-
,. ,.,, .? . . ,r . " v
l,C. ! be held in the par-
ish iijxt Sunday at which a' pledge
should be administered in the words of
F"irid Marshal Lord French, com
mander in chief of the forces in the
United Kingdom, arrived in Dublin
yesterday with his staff.
. All Factions United
DUEUN.RApri7 18A mming to
isci'ss Irish conscription was held to
day bv representatives of the National
ists, the Sinn Feiners and the labor
John Dillon. Joseph
Dev'nn. Edward De Valera. Wm.
I O'Brien and Timothy Healy were
amc.ig the delegates who gathered at
iu .mansion nouse. i ne ira Mayor j
The proceedings were private. It is I
cPiea an omcia.1 report win De is-
'By Review l.euwt Vlr
LONDON. April 18. All the remain
ing stages of the man Dower bill were
concluded today and the royal assent J
was given the measure.
REUTHER TO ARMY
. 15y Review I-easwl Wire)
CININNATI. O.. April 18. Walter
t Dutch Keuther, pitcher for the Cin
cinnati Nationals was today ordered
to report for army service.
"North of the Lys. under protec
tion of a vigorous fire, we gained
ground and cjeared some machine
"During the fighting of the past
few days over 2500 prisoners, some
guns and numerous machine suns
have been brought in.
"On the other battle fronts cn
both Sdes ol ,the Somme the
firing duel Is temporarily reviv
inc: it Va sresumed with greater
intensity near Moreuil and Mm'.
didier. "On the eastern hanlt of the
Meuse minor undertakings near
Ernes and Watronvllle were com
pletely successful and prisoners
were brought In.
"To the north of Fliery, betweu
the Meuse and Moselle, a strong
French thrust failed with lunjuln-
thnt the men under your command
fought most gallantly alongside
the British cavalry. I am most
grateful to you and the unit under
your command for the invaluable
assistance you gave us on March
3. 191S. Please convey my thanks
and congratulations to all ranks."
The report of the gallant con
duct of the Americans on the
British front have caused General
Pershing to send the following let
ter to the engineering comman
der: "The commander-in-chief bas
noted with great satisfaction the
fi'le conduct of the officers and
men of your regiment during the
recent German offensive, as testi
fied by British army commanders"
More Than 30 Divisions Are
Used by Enemy in Thrust
As Battle Narrows Down
To Matter of Man Powe
(Ry Roview I-ensed Wire)
OTTAWA. April 18. "The enemy
apparently is drawing on fresh re
serves," says a dispatch received here
tonight from Reuter's correspondent
at British headquarters in France. "In
the course of the great battle, more
than 3 Oenemy divisions have so far
anneared and it Is certain the German
command is exploiting every success
by the most prodigal expenditure of
Enemy Gains Costly
tyr nearly a week the German
gains in the battle of Flanders have
been limited to the smallest extent.
It has been a terribly costly advance,
certain points. If he measures the
extent of bis gains by the price paid.
at the bold contours from Cassels to
Messines which he is practically
bound to attempt to retake.
"Apparently the tanks, armored
cars and cavalry have not been in
action on either side. We are now
down to a sheer contest for man pow
er, a swaying, ceaseless attack and re
pulse, with the vital issue carried in
the anxious problem of whether our
powers of endurance can wear down
the repeated bull rushes of vastly
I superior numbers before a decision
"At the moment the prospect assur
edly justifies condifence in this re
spect. The appearance of French bat
talions and batteries of 75's in the
ranks of the army which the Germans
are countnig on cutting off from the
allies, cannot be pleasing to the en
emy. The Germans seem to he. still
finding difficulty in getting forward
their batteries, and maintaining am-
munition supplies to all parts of the
advance, although they have heavy
conventrations in other parts.'
HAIG CLAIMS GAINS
Hv Rpview 1,eH8fl Wire
LONDON. April 18. Field Marshal
Haig's report tonipht says:
"There has ben sere (fighting
again today on the greater part of the
Lys battle front. From Labassee canal
at Givenchy to the Lys riven, east of
St. Venant. a bombardment was re
ported this morning, fallowed by
strong hostile attacks, all of which
have been repulsed. j
"The losses inflicted on the attack
ing German infantry by our fiie are.
again reported to have been extreme-1
Jy heavy, and more than 2'0 prison-j
ers have been taken. I
"The struggle has been particular
ly fietrce In the neighborhood of ,
Givenchy, where the enemy made de
termined efforts, without success, to'
retrieve his previous failure. The fight-!
Ing in this locality Jias not yet ceased
and the activity or the enemy s ar
tillery is continuing on the whole of
"Iater in the day further attacks,
accompanied by heavy shelling, de
veloped against our positions south of
Kemmel and were repulsed.
"Beyond considerable artillery ac
tivity in different sections, particular
ly south and north of the Somtne.
there is nothing of especial interest to
report from the British front."
NEGRO IS LYNCHHED
(Bv Hvlw I .Tuned Wire"
rOPLAJtVILI.E. Miss.. April IS
Clsud Singleton, a negro convicted
last night of the murder in March of.
K. J. Bounds, a railroad worker waa,
today taken from the Jail and lynched.!
HERE'S A CLOSE-UP OF ONE OF YANKS' BIG GUXS
This close-np vinw of one of the 155 M. M. guns built for the American artillerymen by the French povern
t shows it travelling to the front on a large war truck, where it will give a good account of itnelf in the
hands of the well-trained Yankee
Fellow Residents Refuse to
Serve with Wealthy Man
Who Has Purchased Only
$50 Worth of War Bonds
Au incident, the first to ever occur
in tlie court chamier8 of Cochise coun
ty, or Arizona, occurred in the Suteri-1
or Court yesterday morning at Toml
s'.one. when the special venire of jur
ors leported in court which convened
for ihe clearing of the criminal calen
dar. As the jury were being sworn in for
duty on the panel.a number of jurors
from Douglas reported to the court
that h certain Douglas man. W. E.
Schuamin by name, was on the panel
ami they could and would not sit on
the jury with him on account of his un
American tendencies; that he had re
fused to buy Liberty Bonds, although
he was worth at least $ lno.noo in cash,
besirles property interests, and asked
tiet the court take action, else they
could not agree with him should he
sit on a case with them.
Following the swearing in of the
jury Judge Lock wood stated that he
had a very unpleasant duty to perform
but under the circumstances he believ
ed it necessary, and called Mr. W. K.
Schwamm. of Douglas, before the bar,
whereupon the following conversation
The Court said: ".Mr. Schwamm. a
nu'iiber of reputable cjtizens of Doug
las," and jurors, have appeared before
ne and stated that you', although fully
able to do so. had refused to subscribe
to the Third Liberty Loan; that on ac
count of their knowledge of you. and
the feet that you had no reasonable
excuse therefor, they would be unable
to sit In any case with you. come to
any agreement with you. or le able to
do anything with you. Now. I have
known these gentlemen who have
made this statement, for a long time,
and I feel satisfied they would not say
this unless they believed it to.be true.
Now. I want to do justice, and will
give you an opportunity to explain the
matter if you think you can
Mr Schwamm thereupon stated that
he war, in debt to the Bank ef Douglas
to the amount of about J1S.000; that
part ef this Indebtedness was overdue
and that the Bank of Douglas had been
asklne him for pavment. and that he
failed to subscribe because he was not
aYe to raise the money.-
Judge Lockwood then stated to him
that ii was a well known fact to the
court, and to practically every one in !
Dounias. that he was worth anywhere j
frotr. $100,000 tip. and asked him wheth
er 1 e had subscribed on the first nnd
second Liberty Loans. He replied that
he l-d not subscribed to the first, hut
bed taken one $50.00 bond in the sec
The court then asked him if i wns ;
not. true that h was livine In a house J
worth from $10,000 to $20,000. ami he j
replied that he wis, but that the house
was l"i bis wife's name. Whereupon
the court asked him if the rest of his j
property was in his wife's name, and
Mr Schwamm replied that It was not. I
The court then made the following;
"Mr. Schwamm. the court has known !
you ever since you came to Douelas. j
over fifteen years ago: you came there
as a poor man. Yon made, to the know ;
ledge of this court and to most of the
olel timers of Douglas, under the laws j
(Continued en Page Two)
A big American gun on way to the front.
Use Prin ters In k
On Maj. Birkner .
In Place of Tar
!!v Review Ix-as.fl Wlrfl
SANTA FE. N. M.. April IS. A
verbal report of Penitentiary War
den Thomas. Hushes to Governor
I.lndsey this afternoon, regarding
the tarring and feathering of Ma
jor J. M. PirVner in the prison
yard here yesterday aftenionn
brought out the fact that insread
of using tar. Cie convicts usvd
printer's ink from the peuitentiary
printing plant and sninared Dirk
ner with it before rolling him in
The prison physician trade a
pliyrical examination of Hirftno."
and found Ihst ! i no wore
from his experience. Kirkner 'lim
sclf -leclai'-s tliat li" is all riuiit.
Tints far every one of the pris
oners have refused to reveal who
were the loaders in Ihe conspir:icv.
The fivleral government h;'s take:i
no steps to probe tlie case, --o
far as is known here.
P.irkner is temporarily quar
tered in the state penitentiary,
as a federal prisoner, while wait
in; trial for alleged seditious i i t -terances
made whilv in the army.
OF LIBERTY BONDS
Secretary Speaks to Large Au -
dience at Phoenix and
Makes Stirring Flea for Aid
in Loan Campaign
tr.y Review !-oaw-l Wire)
PHOENIX. Ariz.. April IS Secreta
ry i f the treasury W. G. McAdoo ar
rived in town at five o'clock this after
noon from Glolw. The trip was made
by the Apache Trail and Roosevelt
Dam. Mr. McAdoo's special car was
I'l HUUU UllULU DULL
brought around via Maricopa. Mr. Mc-; In Illinois. Missouri and oth-r states
Adoo vas accompanied by a delegation (of the district, only the smaller towns-
of members of the local liberty loan! have reported fully and later
committee some of whom met him at , from big cities are expected to swl!
Globe and others at Tempe. nine nines t!'e records. M-mpliis. in th-? St.
east of the city. At the latter place
!he wa.i also met bv the police reserves j
of Plir.enix who formed an escort to
the city. I
In. mediately after his arrival, Mr. I
McAnoo left for his orange grove and
ranch, which he has owned for several
years, six miles northeast of town. He ;
returned at 7 o'clock for a meeting;
wh'eh had been arranged to be held (
In the auditorium of the Christian
ApDlauded bv Crowd
At 7:30 o'clock S"00 people had
crowded Into the auditorium of the
church with a capacity for 2.000 and It
is estimated that 7000 were on the out
side clamoring for admission. It be
came necessary to send for the notice i
to make way for officials of the Liber
ty Ioan committee who arrived late
and who had been assigned places on 1
the pir iform. Mr. McAdoo arrived j
shoitly Iwfore S o'clock and was wildlv ;
cheered hy the crowd outside.
The secretary had previously called ,
out ihe applause nf the crowded street
between his hotel and the auditorium
by marching behind the hand of the
Thoriix Indian School.
Reviewing in his speech the escs ,
of America's participation in the war
he said: j
"Germany ordered us to transform I
our lew American ships into floating
(Continued on fuse Two) '
FRIDAY APRIL 26
Great Rallies Planned for
i Weed from Today; Reports
Show But Third of Total
Bond Quota Purchased
(!!y S!:-vl.-w 1 ."(-I Vl: t
WASHINGTON. April IS - FrMay.
April if;. will be Liberty day through
out the 1'nited States under a procla
mation issued tonight by I'resi l -at
Wilson, calling "on citizens of every
community to hold Liberty loa;i ral
lies anil "liherallv pledue anw their
financial support to sustain the na
Patriotic demonstrations similar to
',:.. k Vol.." r,-i n.i
the day devoted to pivine the rav-e to-1
ward tiie three billion dollar war crtd-,
it toal a new impetus for the llnal
Now. with the loan campaign almost
'hiOr over. 1.0S.i:i4.9i.i subscrinJcns
!bave bnen reported to th? treasury.
: 1.16.S11.6.iO representing yesterday's
business and committees in every .lis
jtrict have received orders to make ex-
t inordinary efforts to gather i:i ple-1s-
is faster, in tiie ho4 of meeting
i Secretary VcAdno's extipctcl hop for
mi o vr-Huus'.ruM ion 01 liie iiirr" un-
l!on dollar minimum.
Crsri.l C r m rrm
Suiii'ay. April 21. wtil he devoted
! l.v thousands of preachers to special
; t.irerty loan sermons. The treasury
BERTY LOAN DAY
h:.s received a flood of letters rrom ""is omcers in .ne nanns 01 Mng ai
nil:(isttr. promising their supvort of ')r'- s n,pn- v
the I .,;, ranipaign on ibat n.iv. i E':1' of Amiens, along the Avre river
Particular interest was displayed ;(vllh French have made successful af
il.iv in the a tieveicents of the st 1 tack against the Germans on several
I ouis banner district. Its roiiiinittves
of ntcnasers renorteil that tiie lart
of Indiana within the district ail
m er subscribed. Arkansas is se. ond
in the district, with a tier centae of
7". ami sales of JH.f.iiS.O'Ht.
(Continued on Piige Twi.t
AM ARILLO HAS
AMARII.I.O. Tex. April IS.
Mayor l.on I). Marts, of Aniartlln.
in a proclamation issued tonisht
orders that every business in Am
raillo cease operation from "
o'clock Friday afternoon until
Amarillo's quota of JSOO.IK i or
the Liberty loan is raised. A
trammotli mass meeting will be
it'.y l:ei' l.MS-l Vll'
Paris. 'April IS. --The French
forces in Ihe region of Amiens
have captured e portion of the
Seiircat Wod and made advances
against the Germans on scvvral
sci tors, according to the of'icial
communication issued by the war
The text of the rnmmunii aMo.i
"We have attacked enemy posi
tions on the Avre on a front of
four kilometer between Thennes
"Fast p tlie Avre we h ve ma-ie
HUNS USE TEN
MILE BUT FAIL
Desperate Assaults Beaten
Back by Allies; Germans
Suffer Terrible Losses
Thrust at Bethune
(Ry Review Leased Wire)
Reinforced by French troops, the
allied line is holding hard against fur
' ther incursions by the Cermans from
I the region of labassee to the nortn
I of Ypres.
Everywhere the Germans have
, struck the line in an endeavor to press
' back the defenders they have been re
I pulsed with heavy losses and have
; been successful nowhere in gaining
' further ground.
! Atlacks of an extraordinarily violent
I nature are being thrown by the Ger
mans on the ten mile front between
i Give;ichy and Robecq. where an en-
deavor is being made to cross the I.a-
basse e canal and bend southward the
. salient which now outflanks the im
, poriant railroad town of Bethune. A
tiivi-!on of troops to each mile Is being
j use( by the Germans on this sector.
I hut the British at last accounts were
holding well and inflicting heavy loss
es oti th enemy.
Would Threaten Sector
If successful the new attack of the
Germans would jeopardize the entire
Arris sector, which includes the fain
j ous French coaling region about Lens
! ami the equally famous Vimy Ridge,
i whre the Canadians are holding forth
j It seems evident that it is part of the
1 strategy of the German high command
to v ine out the salient by an envelop
ing move rather than again to give
battle to the British about Lens ami
i Vimy two regions that already have
. proved slaughter houses for their men
Following the usual custom prior to
the launching of an attack the Ger
mans throughout Wednesday night
i literally rained shells of all calibres
;l"tween Givenchy and Robecq. the fir
mg by daybreak having reached the
intensity of drum fire. I-arge units of
gas t hells were mixed with the high
-owerei missiles, miring Thursday
midway .between Bailleul and Ypres
I tn" finnans vigorously attacked the
. l wist..- i tona emitk r9 L'nm n nl
British positions south of Kemmel.
which the British had recaptured from
them Wednesday, but were unable to
gain any advatange In the face of th
Cot.t-iderahle fighting has developed
alon the front in northern Flanders
between Langemarck and Klppe. held
hy the Belgians. At one point the en
emy penetrated the Belgian front line
but h:ter was expelled, leaving six
hundred prisoners, among them num-
sectors, capturing the greater part of
the Si nreat wood and also advancing
their line east and west of the stream.
The Germans in the Aisne region at
tacked the French near Corbeny and
als.) in the Champagne, but in each in-
stance were repulsed while the French
in Ixrraine carried out a successful
maneuver against the enemy In which
prisoners were taken.
On the Italian front artillery duel
iCimtlnued on PflRe TwoV
held shortly thereafter and con
tinue until $tiii(l.()cO is subscribed.
"When nightfall comes Friday
we will surprise the outside world
by the announcement that a city
of twenty thousand inhabitants in
one day can raise hix hundred
thousand dollars." declare Cam
paign Manager Faller tonight.'-
progress ami west of it we hav
taken the grehter part of the.
Senreat Woods and carried our
line to the outskirts of Castel.
"The number of prisoners taken
hy us exceeds, up to the present
five hundred, of whom fifteen are
officers. We taptured several
"It Is confirmed that an enemy
raid last night east of Caurieres
nond was deadly for our assail
ants. We found about forty Ger
man bodies on the ground. We
took twenty prisoners, including