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TODEN STANDARD: OGDEN, UTAH, MONDAY, DECEMBER 24, 1917. I I
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H 1 i Reed Hotel Building. Phone 195.
Ii- DEATH LIST FROM '
r: GENERAL PERSHING
. WASHINGTON, Dec. 24. General
1 Pershing reported today the loss of
Hti two soldiers swept overboard and
drowned from a transport at sea De
cember 17 and the. death otwo others
Hf from gunshot wounds.
If - The men lost at sea were:
Corporal Samuel H. Kehl. Shenan-
:i doah. Pa,
j I Private William F. Smith, engineers,
j Those who died of wounds were:
I ; Sergeant Grover Goodall, headquar
ters train, December 19, Sharon, Pa.
Corporal William Fauntleroy, steve
dore regiment, December 20, Kings
BETHLEHEM TAKEN !
BY BRITISH TROOPS
k LONDON, Dec. 2-1. Since the Turks
were driven out of Jerusalem, they
! have been conducting guerrilla war
fare to the north and east of the city,
ft splitting up into numerous small
bodies to attack British, outposts, to
I I snipe patrols and generally to' make
I ' i themselves unpleasant, says Reuter's
I f correspondent at Jerusalem, tele
i j graphing under date of December 15.
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To improve the British positions, the
correspondent says, the taking of cer
tain ridges has been ordered so that
there may be a wider range of defeat.
A remarkable opportunity to view
this fighting Is afforded by the Mount
of Olives, which makes what is prob
ably the. most wonderful observation
post in the world.
One of the most brilliant pieces of
work during the recent operations was
the capture of Bethlehem. The Turks
had strong fortifications here with
numerous-field guns on the outskirts of
the tqwn. The troops which had been
ordered to take the town deployed by
night far to the left, threatening the
Turkish line of retreat and compelling
the Turks to withdraw.
Welsh troops then entered Bethle
hem at daybreak.
PEKING, Dec. ' 24. The Chinese
commandant at Harbin, Manchuria,
delivered an ultimatum to the Bolshe
vlki headquarters today, giving the ex
tremists forty-eight hours to disarm
and leave Harbin. Otherwise they
were warned force would be used.
The Chinese are continuing to
strengthen their military forces at
Harbin. Lieutenant General Horvath,
the Russian military commander at
Harbin, is assisting the Chinese. Be
cause of the existing conditions, ho
has taken up his residence in the area
under Chinese control.
Buckwheat cakes should taste bet.
ter this winter when cooked over a
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P Medical science has determined that the greater percentage of con-
i N tagious diseases appear in school after the holiday sason, due, largely, jj!
H It Is said, to Infection of outer clothing that has not been properly
cleaned and renovated during the holiday vacation. j;
1 Tbe Proce8s through which clothing passes in being cleaned in our
j I laundry serves as a disinfectant and rids the garments of all disease
I jfl germs. Feeling that there are perhaps many children In our com- I
I munlty not financially able to have their clothing thoroughly cleaned, j
1 Wc are 9'ng to their cleaning during the holiday season at a cost
I of one-fourth less than the regular price. j
I This reduction will be made only to children of the school grades. !
f This service js in line with the government plan of conservation by "
keeping the people In good health and Is in accordance with recom- Jj
j ' mendations made by the National Association of Dyers and Cleaners. I
I . TWENTY-FIVE PER CENT DISCOUNT I
, Ogden Steam Laundry j
1 , Company '
1 437 Twenty-fifth Street Telephone 175
H I All 'kinds of fresh Chocolates and Bonbons put up in plain and
H j fancy boxes. -
H I " ' l
H I 1 Glace Fruits in Boxes or in Bulk.
H ; 3000 pounds of pure Christmas mixed candies at, lb. 20c, 30c
Hj Five pound box of chocolates or bonbons at $1.85
H 1 1 c Three pound box of chocolates or bonbons at $1.00
Hj ; I Sego Lily chocolates ,$1 and up
H ; i All kinds of candy canes. Come early while the stock is
H I I complete.
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Trotzky Makes Charges
Against American Ambas
sador and Threatens
PETROGRAD, Dec. 22. Leon Trot
zky, Bolsheviki foreign minister, at a
meeting of the revolutionary organiza
tions assombled in congress today,
read documents and telegrams which,
he declared, contained evidence that
Americans were helping General Kal
edines, leader of the Don Cossacks.
"Last night," said M. Trotzky, "we
found that American agents in Russia
were participating In the Kaledincs
movement. Wc arrested Colonel Kol
pashnlfioff, attached to the American
mission to Rumania, who was trying to
got a trainload of automobiles, clothing
and supplies to Rostov. Among the
documents was a letter from David R.
Francis (American ambassador to
Russia) requesting that the train be
given freo passage as it was bound
for the mission at Jassy.
"One letter from Colonel Anderson
(head of the American Red Cross mis
sion to Rumania) to Kolpashnlkoff said
that if money were needed, Ambassa
dor Francis was ready to advance
100,000 rubles on the account of the
Red Cross. We think that the Ameri
can ambassador must break his si
Silence Enrages Him.
"Qinrn r. rounln f Jrm Kn Vine Virion
the most silent diplomat In Potrograd.
Evidently he belongs to the Blsmark
school, In which it was taught that si
lence is golden. He must explain his
connection with this conspiracy.
"We will tell all the ambassadors if
you think you can, with the help of
American gold, under the guise of the
holy mission of the Rod Cross, support
and bribe Kaledlnes, you are mistaken.
If you think that, you are no longer the
representatives of America, but private
adventurers, and the heavy hand of the
revolution will reach out after you.
"I desire to let the representatives of
all the foreign powers know that we
are not so blind as to allow our feet to
be trampled on. In the affair of Tchl
cherin and Petroff we have already
had occasion to show the British am
bassador that the revolutionary gov
ernment is not lacking in dignity and
pride and that, we are not acting under
the influence of the v Anglo-American
bourgoise, but have a pure principle
for which we will conquer or perish."
Red Cross Chief Rebuffed.
The audience cheered these utter
ances wildly. Madame Alexandra Kol
lantay, Bolsheviki minister or public
welfare, moved then that the meeting
send delegates to France and England
"to light the torch of a world revolu
tion." The audience cheered these utter
Raymond Robbins, head of the per
manent American Red Cross mission
to Russia, on learning of the arrest of
Kolpashnikoff prior to Trotzky's
speech, offered to explain the matter
to the Bolsheviki leader, but Trotzky
refused to hear him unless he came as
the representative of the embassy.
Ambassador Francis, in a statement to
the Russian press, declares that the
embassy and the Red Cross are in no
way Involved in the counter-revolution.
He says that Kolpashnikoff re
ceived no funds from the embassy.
WITH THE FRENCH ARMIES IN
NORTHERN ITALY, Saturday, Doc.
22. (By the Assoicatcd Press.) Un
expectedly halted in their march to
ward the plain by the loss of the
Monte Asolone positions within twenty-four
hours after they had captured
them, the Austro-German forces are
concentrating heavily, according to all
available reports, north and northeast
of this Important approach to domi
nating Monte Grappa. A new and un
precedentedly vigorous onslaught on
the barriers to the plains is expected
Even a cursory visit to the Grappa
sector Is sufficient to reveal convinc
ingly how formidable the Italians posi
tions are, backed up by a rejuvenated
army, thoroughly reorganized and re
equipped and whose spirit was shown
by the counterattack which recaptured
the great Asolone positions. Imme
diately after the regaining of the
Asolone heightB, the correspondent
found it possible to proceed to a vantJ
age point slightly south and west of
Grappa' and almost due south of Aso
lone, which, at the time, was being
viicously bombarded with shrapnel by
the enemy, who had lost It a few hours
before. Had the enemy been ablo to
hold it and capture Monte Coston be
tween it ana ivionte grappa, wnicn
' latter is the enemy's objective as the
completely dominating position of the
entire range, this key-position would
have been seriously menaced.
Their rebuff at this important point,
however, keeps the Austro-German
forces not only at a considerable dis
tance from the plain they are seek
ing, but makes their progress tovard
it extromely difficult now that the
weather conditions, unfavorable for
soveral days, are rapidly increasing In
severity. While German shrapnel was
viciously peppering the lost Asolono
heights, countless light and heavy Ital
ian batteries, honeycombing and dot
ting the two adjoining mountains,
were hammering the enemy unceas
ingly. Every path in the mountainside
disgorged troops -working under the
so-called rotation system by which the
men in the first UneB, after serving
there fore some days, fell back into
the reserve, being relieved by re
serves and then gradually working
their way forward to the first line
At many points lay piles of ammu
nition "and the way here and there
was almost impassable by reason of
the batteriea that were making their
ascent more slowly with their horse
powor than the automobiles. Masses
of troops lay waiting to relieve tho
first line fJghters troops obviously
cheerful, well-fed and confident that
tho reconquest of a groat part of tho.
Asolone positions had brought to a
final halt the Austro-Gorman progress
toward the plain.
" The-concentrations on tho ABlago
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! feS exact Victrola you want will be found at some llB '
plateau and along the lower Plave,
while perhaps numerically less im
portant than those in. the Grappa re
gion, are admittedly for the same pur
pose, according to the admissions of
prisons, who say the condition of their
troops is terrible dnd they must at all
costs secure a line on tho plain and
control tho Brenta and Plave valleys
so that they will not have to endure
the winter in the mountains.
SALT LAKE BOY
SALT LAKE, Dec. 24. A letter
describing a 2000-mile trip on the
western battle front and which re
quired sixteen days, has been received
from Marc Blaine Lippman, son of
Joseph Lippman of Salt Lake, by a
sister, Mrs. A. Fairchild Sherman of
Oakland, Cal. Mr. Lippman was un
der fire and speaks of visiting the
front-line trenches at a point within
thirty yards of the Germans.
"I have taken a civilian position
with the quartermaster, driving an
automobile," tho letter states. "They
sent me out the very first day they
employed mo to drive Colonel S. and
Colonel F., two West Point officers
who aro over here on an inspection
trip. We were out sixteen days on the
"In those few days I saw more of
France and the actual war than most
of tho men from tho United States will
ever see. I drove about 2000 miles on
the trip. The colonels were very nice
to mo, always taking me along to see
anything of lnterest I can assure
you it was most interesting. I was in
tho first-line trenches about thirty
yards from the Germans.
"I spent some of tho days in a hel
met and with a gas mask on and had
shells whistling and banging all
around me. I saw men killed and
wounded; saw cities biggor than Salt
Lake without a house or building
standing Intact; battlefields which
once were forests and on which you
cannot see a tree or shrub standing,
nothing but barbed wire entangle
ments, evacuated trenches and a few
stumps, and the whole place strewn
with the fragments of mens clothing
and equipment. There is a cross hero
and there to mark the grave of some
poor fellow who had fallen."
Tho regular annual meeting of the
shareholders of the First National Bank
of Ogden, Utah, will be held at their
banking rooms, at 2-184 Washington
avenue, on TueBday, January 8, 1918,
at 11 o'clock a. m., for the purpose of
electing directors to serve for tho en
suing year and the transaction of such
other business as may properly como
before the sa"id meotlng.
Dated Ogden, Utah, December 19,
1917. JAMES F. BURTON,
BY GEN. ALLENBY
LONDON, Dec. 24. Furthor pro
gress by the forces of Goneral AJlenby
at two points in Palestine was report
ed in a statement issued last night by
tho war office. The statement fol
"General Allenby reports that at
midnight of December 20-21 our
troops, crossing the Narh el Auja
Rely On Cuticura
Soap 20c. Ointment 20 and flOc.
(four miles north of Jaffa on the Med
iterranean) on rafts and light bridges
seized Khurbet, Hadrah, Shoik Maun
nis, Teer Rakket and El Nakhras.
These locations are near tho mouth
of the river and include commanding
ground three miles north of it They
captured 305 prisoners, eleven of
whom were officers, and ten machine:
"Other forces captured Ras Ez Zan-1
dy, two miles northeast of Bethany
taking thirty prisoners, two machine
guns and beating off three counter-attacks.
"General Allenby also reported the
following captures since the com
mencement of operations: Ninety-nine
guns and howitzers with carriages
about 400 limbers, wagons and other
vehicles, 118 machine guns; more than
7000 rifles, 10,500 rounds of small arm
ammunition and more than 60 000
rounds of gun and howitzer ammuni
tion, besides various other stores."
SMALLPOX IN ITALY
ooFLmuRENCE' Ital'- Saturday, Dec
T' Ano sn&Hpx scare prevalent dur
ing the laa-t fortnight has been co
s derably abated by the arrival of vac
. cine rushed from Rome by the -mer-
Real Estate Transfers
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