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THE EVENING MISSOURIAN
COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, WEDNESDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 5, 1917.
CITY'S FARM YIELDS
50 PERCENT PROFIT
Prison Labor Used and No
Rent Charged on the
of convicting evidence. However,
quite a number of women have been
arrested and fined.
"I do not think that there is a city
in Missouri as clean and wholesome
DOCTOR JKXK1XS SLIGHTLY 1II.
REPORT TO COUNCIL
Lvon Granted Extension of
Time for Paving Liberty
An informal report showing a profit
of more than 50 per cent was given
by the committee in charge of the
city farm at the regular monthly meet
ing cf the City Council last night.
There was an expenditure of about
$160 during the year. No rent ras '
paid on the 3d acres used, and prison
iabor was employed to some extent. ,
Although the crop of beans has not yet '
been sold and the price on the 21
bushels of corn has not been determ-,
Incd. it is certain they will bring from
$250 to $200. Prisoners were used
tu clear the land and plant the crops,
Lut when harvest time came there was '
only one prisoner in jail, so it was '
necessary to hire men to do this work.
A. V. Crouch, representing the tax-',
payers of his section of the city, re
quested the council to reconsider the
question of a sewer in District 43,
which was indefinitely postponed last
month. According to the rules of the
council, this could not be done until
the next meeting, but a committee of
five citizens was authorized to inves
tigate the matter and confer with the
J. 1). l.yon asked for an extension
of time because of a delay in the ship
ping cf materials for the paving of
Melbourne and North Third streets,
lie was granted an extension of fifteen
working days. v
The city attorney was instructed to
attend the session of the Public Serv
ice Commission on the petition of the
Columbia Gas Company for an in
crease in rates.
An appropriation of $200 from the
reserve fund was made for the pur
chase of Liberty Bonds. Seven thous
and dollars had been previously ap
propriated by the city for this pur
pose. Hills allowed were: $2,249.17 from
the general revenue fund. $7,370.54
After (test at Hospital He Returned
After his third address here yester
day Dr. Burrus A. Jenkins of Kan
sas City became ill. Following last
night's, speech he rested a short time
in President Hill's office and was then
taken to Parker .Memorial Hospital
where lie spent the night. ,
At the hospital it was said that
Doctor Jenkins was merely resting and
that he would leave for Kansas City
this afternoon. He has made many
addresses since his return from
France and is suffering from the
GRANGE HEARS TALK
BY PRESIDENT HILL
Dean Mumford and Mrs. V.
M. Miller Also Speak at
VISIT STATE FARM
from the water and light fund, $90.96 I. ... .. , ,.
$37.50, -' ' '
PLAN STAMP SALE
J. P. McBaine and Others
in St. Louis Conference
.1. P. McBaine. chairman of the
I!.)one County sale of savings stamps
and cett fleates. returned i'ast night
from a conferenre of the chairmen,
the vice-chairmen and the state of
ficials yesterday in St. Louis. Final
ariangements for the state organiza
tion were made by Festus J. Wade,
chairman ot the Missouri committee.
The speakers were Governor Freder
ick 1). Gardner. Festus J. Wade. 1.
M. Goebel, president of the American
Hankers' Association; Holla Wells,
governor of the Federal Reserve
Hank of this district; F. O.. Watts,
president of the Third National Hank
of St. Louis; Archbishop Glennon
and Habbi Sale. Between 250 and 300
delegates attended the conference.
.Mr. McBaine said that the duty of
the county chairman was to organize
the county, and that this would be
done as soon as possible and the
committees named at once. The plan
is to reach every man, woman and
child in the county. The quota for
Boone County is $600,000, or $20 a
person. Mr. McBaine said he found
more interest shown in the meeting
in St. Louis than in any he had at
tended during the war. "The people
do not realize the enthusiasm and
sacrifice of the big men of the coun-
After Tour of Inspection,
Members Hear Talk by
The second day of the meeting of
the St3te Grange started this morning
with a business session to which only
members were admitted. At the close
Austr'o - Germans Began a
Heavy Cannonading Last
Night Around Asiago.
10 DIVISIONS USED
General Von Hoetzendorf
Hopes to Cut Off Astico
Valley From Plains.
Iljr Associated Press
ITALIAN ARMY HEADQUAR
TERS IN NORTHERN ITALY. Dec.
An exceptionally heavy
of the meeting Dr. A. Ross Hill spoke ; bombardment from the enemy posi
on the pre-war Germany, telling of tions around Asiago last night and
the life and general social conditions through the early hours today ap
for Columbia au.l Vicinity: I'urtlr
colndy to cloudy tonlcbt ami Thursday,
probably light snow: somewhat mbu i.V
ibiir-ilay night. Lowest temperature to-1
night about 24..
TlM,rrJ!vTm: i!r."y cl"u,lv l""I'-','t "'"1
Thursday with llsht snow north portion
tonight; voider Thursday. lnion
.w.l"'!:!'!.":,1;?.!:8'. Within "dlus of.
..-. .....i--. i.t,(.uiiiimiij ine lowest tempera
ture tonight will I about 1'4 Ve"i- r,
-North; 3 Kast. and 34 South. '
Winter weather Is gradually In.-reu-ing
In severity n western Canada, and In the
rolled Mates as far south as Iowa and
northern .Nebraska, Zero conditions oh.
lain all along the border from Montana
and .Minnesota, and temtwrfitiir,. ...... i....
10 to IS above in Iowa: In Missouri and
cloudiness will Ik: on the
Provides for State of Hostil
ity Immediately and It
Pledges Resources for Suc
cess in Struggle.
..- ... ........ in .Missouri ami oT''vTr- ri .-..
are iO to -U above, while the STONE IN CHARGE
of 32 runs south Into Texas.. JrT,X , .
la cloudiness will be on .hJ Oh THE MEASlTRR
....I, ,j iii-.i .i iiours ami ngnt
ihable. o material .0. inn-., in
. Dec. 5. 1 temper:! lure is expected until about Thurs
artillery 'I:,' ."'-'ut "'' t will l growing colder.
... .-, I1" tlM" ean time 111! up the coal bins.
snow is irol
The highest tenineruturo In '..i..,..i.i .
1- yesterday was and the lowest last night
inf tho firmans ns ho had seen them peared to open the lone exnected re- w.',"!,.r'.:. l,riH'I'ltation O.ou; relative tin.
linfnrp th wnr Tho nvuraro fjormnn Slimntton Of a heaw MCmv Offensive vear "nin. nslwi'lnr I,.'.' l.l..l.i!!7 .'!!!r..... ,ty sselated Press
........... ..... ...... . .... ...... ..0 uw. ....... . . . - .... .. - ....... .... ...,--., ic-iuin-ia.
, is a very likable fellow, said Doctor from the north. The cannonading was jj 0 Jjj-,.,;""' ""' '"""'' "'- 1're.tpita-
It Is Hoped Action Will Be
Taken Tomorrow, But
Postponement Till Friday
Hill, but from infancy on he has been of extreme violence, the enemy using
taught to consider the government and large as well as small caliber guns.
i the kaiser as his gods, to .be obeyed The first violent operations began p. ui.
today, 7:1.! a. m.
Sun sets, 4:47
"witbbut question. His government last night. There was a lull toward
stops at nothing, individuals exist only midnight and then it was resumed with
for it. neer the government for the doubled infensity nt 3 o'clock this
individual. He traced the phenomc- morning, lasting until 9 o'clock.
nal rise of Germany to the place of Heavy shells were rained On the
the most autocratic of governments, whole range of Italian positions and
Dean P. B. Mumford of the College we concentrated-particularly on the
of Agriculture, and Food Administra- location supposed to shield Italian bat
tor for Missouri, told of the work of teries. The violence of the artillery
the Food Administration, and showed action left little doubt that it was a
how prices were being reduced. The prelude to infantry advance in force,
price of sugar now, for example, he whereby Field Marshal Conrad von
showed to be lower than it was a year Ifoetzentterf. who is directing the
ago, even though sugar Is scarce now Austrian forces in this section, hopes
and was plentiful then. He explained '' realize his project of cutting down
the fixed price of $2.20 for wheat and the Astico Valley loading to Vicenza
that of $2 for next year's crop. Co-'and the open plains. The latest re
operation between the producer and ports show the Intense bombardment
consumer is highly important, said . continues. The indications arc that
Moon rises 11 SIT p. m.
from the Conley poor fund and $::
from the security fund.
SAYS COLUMBIA IS CLEAN
M:i)ur Makes Report on Vice Condi
There is a controversy in Columbia
between some citizens and city of
ficials in regard to the existence of
vice in the city. Fifty men met last
Sunday afternoon in the Methodist
Church and discussed the situation.
finally deciding to petition the city j
The Government expects to raise
$2.0011,000,000 through the sa'e of
certificates, and the loan of only 23
cunts by every person in the nation
will provide the I'liited States with
$23,000,000. Each certificate stamp
of $3 bears 4 per cent interest, com
pounded quarterly and payable in
January. 1923. The sooner one fills
up and exchanges a thrift card for a
war savings certificate stamp, the
more interest he will receive.
MAW PAY Til KIR TAXES NOW
to take action. The city officials say
the city is clean. To support this, j j!llm.., R. Jordan Sajs the Karl Col-
Mayor J. K. Hoggs made a report to , lections Are Heat-.
the Citv Council last night of the po- i,, i i,,,,i ,.,,. ,m- .oV ii.
lice activities for the last six months, j Iector reports that up to the first of
compared with the same period last
year. The report says:
this month collections were 23 per
I cent larger than last year and at
"Convictions were obtained during least 10 er cent better than they
1. n ...... .na..wl.. OH f.,1 Ir,.,'., "
tut; iwif jiiwuim us tifiiu.ta.
"Disturbing the peace, 1910,
Dean Mumford. The Food Administra
tion is working in the interests of
Mrs. Walter McNab Miller told of
tho two amendments to the Consti
tution to be considered by Congress,
one giving nation-wide prohibition, the
other suffrage to women. She laid a
resolution before the meeting which
she asked them to adopt and which
would voice to Congress the approval
of the State Grange of woman's suf
frage. The delegates to the Grance visited
the University from 1 to 3:30 o'clock.
Cornelius Roach, ex-secretary "of state,
addressed the meeting at 4 o'clock this
George V. Vaughn, a delegate from
I.eGrange. arrived last night.
INCREASE DRAFT OPPORTUNITY
1917, 4S. Drunkenness, 1916, 45; 1917,
4S. Violating local option law, 1916,
10; 1917. 14. 'Gambling. 191C, 36;
1917. .10. Speeding. 191C, S; 1917, 5.
Larceny, 1916, 10; 1917, 4. Assault.
191G. 3; 1917, 6. Trespass. 1916, 1;
1917, 0. Open, gross .lewdness, 191G,
2; 1917, 12. Running auto with cut
out open. 191G, 0; 1917, 2. Selling
goods without license. 1916. 3; 1917,
0. Escaping from jail, 1916. 1; 1917,
0. Discharging firearms, 1916, 0;
1917. 7. Running auto without li
cense. 1916. 0; 1917, 1.
were at the same time in the best
year of the seven that he has been in
"While these early collections do
not necessarily mean that the total
receipts of the year will lie much
larger as the percentage of increase
is at present, it does show pretty
clearly the prosperity that exists
among the f.n-mers this year, for
most of these collections are from
the farming districts," said Mr. Jor
dan. This is the last month for collec-
i tion. Mr. Jordan estimates that in
Resisting an , tne last ten ,ays of .December he will
1. Drinking I Ini.p ;n more inonev than in all the
officer. 1916. 0: 191
liquor on the street, 1916, 0; 1917. 1." j rest of tne yeaI He estimates that
The mayor's report adds tnat an j tne totai of tnD county taxes will
officer has been placed on duty at rea(.n $230,000.
mgni; a parKing zone iui aiuuiunuucn
has been established; an armed guard n'NHS FOR CHARITY AT II0.MK
has been placed at the city water and
light nlnnt: dance halls have been About $130 Collected or Hedged
regulated or eliminated; that no city J lluslness District,
of the same size has a police force as .Men canvassers in the business dis
small as Columbia and yet crime is trict of Columbia have collected
kept to a minimum. 39-5 tor the Cnarit' Organization
'.... .. ,n f. he s-ivs Society. The campaign started yes-
ith our small force he say s mornlng. Fifty dollars has
".." as"""Y "r.7 7u lalM been pledged. One committee
police to depend somewhat on the cit
izens of the city to inform them of
crimes that are being committed; yet
we find, in too many instances, that
good citizens will not give informa
tion to a conviction for the violation
of our ordinances. The city attorney
in always ready and willing to file in
formation against violators of the
law when he has the necessary evi
dence to convict. A number of the
bootleggers we have to contend with
arc occupying houses which belong to
while men. If these owners would
aid the police by dispossessing their
tenants and putting good tenants in
their places, the police would not
have as much trouble with the boot
has not yet been heard from.
Dr. Hill Hcccm-s Word That Students
fan I'M' Special Training.
President A. Iloss Hill received to
day the following telegram from Hol
lis Godfrey, chairman of the advisory
committee of the National Council of
Defense in Washington, D. C:
"I have just been authorized by the
Secretary of War to request you to
inform ail your technical students
that if they wait until drafted they
can, upon summons to the draft camp,
take with them a letter from you stat
ing their special qualifications, such
letter to be filed with occupational cen
sus questionnaire of war department
under authority of this authorized
telegram. The Secretary of War also
authorized me to say that every effort
will te made to use each student's
special training in connection with
specialized -occupations in the army so
as to afford technical students of
draft age fully as great an opporunity
through the draft as if they enlisted
this signals a new strong offensive.
Aiislrfl.Ornuins Muss Forces.
Iiy Associated Press
ITALIAN' ARMY HEADQUAR
TERS, Dec. 5. Great forces of men
and guns have been massed by the
Austro-Germans in the Austrian sec
tion, according to reports reaching
The resumption of the offensive is
expected. The reports indicate that
the enemy is employing ten divisions
Germans Take Hill Positions.
Ity Associated Press
BERLIN, iDec. 3. Austro-German
force's "yesterday captured some hill
positions In the Sette Comunl on the
mountainous front in Northern Italy,
the war office announced today.
cn Attack .Made nt Asiago.
lly AssiH'l.itrd Press
ROME. Dec. 3. Enemy force's have
begun an attack on the Italian lines
on the Asiago plateau, the war office
announced today. The only gains
achieved in the attack were some po
sitions the loss of which has not im
paired the Italian defensive line.
The Italians withdrew from some of
the more advanced positions of their
lines between Monte Tondorecar and
Monte Radenaccho northeast of Asiago.
Federal Reserve Board In
creases Loan Fees to Stop
WASHINGTON, Dec. 5. The resolu
tion for war against Austria-Hungary
was introduced today in the House
of Representatives by Chairman Flood.
It provides a declaration that, be
cause of Austria-Hungary's warlike
acts against the United States in sup
port of her ally, Germany, a state of
war exists after noon today. It also
pledges the full resources or the
United States to bring the war to a
Chairman Flood put the resolution
in official form after consultations
at the State Department. Senator
Stone '3f Missouri, one of the original
wilful twelve senators who Apposed the
Government's u-nr nlnna hnrnra ,...
age inflation and promote sound busl- actually was declared, will pilot the
ness conditfons. the Federal Reserve Austrian war resolution through the
Board has provided a general increase Senate as spokesman for the admlnis-
in discount rates of about y2 per cent tration.
By Associated Press
WASHINGTON, Dec. 5. To disrtur-
for most of the twelve Federal Reserve
On fifteen-day paper, including mem
ber banks agricultural notes, all new
rates are 4 per cent for all banks ex
cept New York, where It is 3 per cent
For fifteen- to sixty-day paper the new
rates are Al2 per cent for all banks
except New York, which is 4 per cent.
and Chicago and Minneapolis, which
are 5 per cent.
For agricultural and livestock pa
per over 90 days, the new rate is 5 .German
nnt nnnt avrnrtt fr TJ!lirvrtM1 mM1 '
is, Vl and Chicago, St. Louis, Min
neapolis, and San Francisco, which
are 5 per cent.
RED CROSS HAS XEiY OFFICERS
SHOE FACTORY MAKING SAMPLES
MISSIONARY FROM CHINA HERE
Miss Hess Combs AVIII Speak at X.
W. C. A. Meetinir Sunday.
Miss Bess Combs, missionary from
China, will speak at the regular meet
ing of the Y. W. C. A. at Read Hall,
at 4 o'clock Sunday afternoon.
Miss Corn-is will also speak to the
Volunteer Band Friday night, and will
have private talks with the girls at
tho Y. W. C. A. desk Saturday. She
will be the guest of Mrs. J. P. McBaine.
James (.'. Montgomery in Hospital.
James G. Montgomery, a student in
the University last year who volun
teered for service in the officers' re
serve corps shortly after the declara
tion of war, is suffering from rheuma
tism at Camp Zachary Taylor near
No reports have come from the resi- Louisville. Ky.. Mr. Montgomery kept up
his drills for several days after he
became sick, but his condition was de
tected by the officers and he was tak
en, to the base hospital. He is the
nephew of Mrs. N. B. Hayes, 1409 An
'leggers. As it Is, the police have
been so nctlvo in the prosecution of aiism 0f the University last June.
the violators of the local option law
that this traffic has been very ma
terially decreased. To stamp it out
is next to Impossible, so long as
whisky and beer arc made.
"The police department Is doing
its best to suppress commercialized
vice, but at every turn it faces a lack
dence districts nor from the faculty.
Lee Walker, president of the Charity
Organization Society, says that he
expects the same amount that was
collected by subscription last year,
$1,230, will be collected this year.
nnil that some other means will have,
to be employed to get the rest of thci L. T. ItaMuit in Murine Corps.
1 Soil needed. ' '' T- "alston, a student in the
'School of Business and Public Ad-
Lieiiti'iiiiut Klluril to Ft. l.iineiiortli. ministration, was accepted in the ma
Lieutenant Roscoe C. B. Ellard, rjnp corps at St. Louis yesterday. Mr.
First United States Cavalry, has been Ralston has a week's' leave of absence
ordered to the army service schools, before reporting for duty. He went
Fort Leavenworth, Kan., for inten- t? his home in wheeling. Mo., last
sive training. Lieutenant Ellard was night to spend the time with his par-
raduated from the School of journ- ents.
Tmo Couples Gel Licenses.
' Marriage licenses were issued this
the morning to Walter .S. McColly and
Fraternity to Ghe Itance.
The members of Thadstek.
freshman- sophomore inter-fraternlty Miss Mary E. Seymour, both of Cen-
society which is an outgrowth of the tralia; and Virgil Warren Frazier of
older Key and Tomb organization, will Columbia and Miss "Flossie Pearl Dy-
give a dance Friday night at the Phi sart of Stephens. Mr. Frazier is a
Delta Theta hpusc. mail clerk at the postofficc.
3,300 Pairs Are Needed for Salesmen
Who Start Out January I.
The Hamilton-Brown Shoe Company
is now making next fall's sample shoe
for the salesmen of the company who
will start out January 1. The factory
has been working on these samples
two weeks and it will be two more
weeks before the required 3,500 pairs
which this factory must produce are
completed. Three hundred and twenty-five
workmen are employed in the
factory in Columbia and eight are em
ployed in the offices. The grade of
shoes made here Is the medium dress
and work shoes for men and boys.
Seventy per cent of the shoes made In
Columbia are now going to the army.
Not only the factory here, but all
the other eight factories connected
with the company are now busy mak
ing samples for the 146 salesmen con
nected with the company. These
salesmen travel in the United States
and Europe, besides one representative
in Japan. Seven of the factories put
out a different grade shoe; one. the
Jefferson Randolph Plant, St. Louis,
cuts the sole leather for the other fac
tories, and one. the Excelsior Box
Company. St. Louis, manufactures
shipping cases and cartons for the
other factories. Four other factories
in St. Louis are the American Lady,
which manufactures the highest
quality ladies' shoes which range in
price from $8 to $16; the American
Gentleman, which manufactures the
highest grade . gentlemen's shoes,
which sell for from $7.30 to $12; the
Sunlight, which manufactures wom
en's medium dress shoes, and the Se
curity which manufactures boys' and
little men's dress shoes.
A factory at Union, Mo., manufac
tures women's cheap shoes and one ,
at Poplar Bluff, Mo., manufactures
men's medium dress shoes.
Members Select E. W. Stephens for
When the Boone County Red Cross
elected officers yesterday afternoon
i report of which was given In the
Missourian. sixty members were present.-
Dr. O. D. Kellogg presided. The
executive committee had recommend
ed officers for the society but their
recommendations produced some dis
cussion. Dr. Max F. Meyer nominated
Mrs. F. F. Stephens for the office of
chairman. Dr. A. Ross Hill approved
the recommendation of E. W. Steph
ens for chairman as made by the ex
ecutive committee. After several min
utes of discussion, Mrs. Stephens with
drew her name. Mr. Stephens was
then unanimously elected chairman.
Mrs. Stephens was nominated for the
office of vice-chairman and was elect
ed for this office over H. M. McPheet
ers and N. D. Evans. The Rev. M. A.
Hart withdrew his name. The recom
mendations of L. M. Defoe for the of
fice of treasurer and of J. G. Babb
for secretary were approved and ac
cepted. Amendments to the consti
tution of the society were discussed
Since war was actually declared on
Germany, Senator Stone has repeated
ly announced his full and unequivocal
stand by the administration, and the
members of the committee were so
pleased with his attitude it was decid
ed that, as chairman of the foreign
relations' committee, he should have
charge or the Austrian war resolu
tion. Senator Hitchcock, the next Demo
crat of the committee, handled the
war resolution. Senator
Stbna conferred today with State De
partment officials, preparatory to a
conference of the Foreign Relations
May Postpone Declaration.
Hy Associated Tress
WASHINGTON, Dec. 5. Postpone
ment of the Austrian declaration of
war by Congress until next week ap
peared probable today after confer
ences between chairman of the Sen
ale and House Foreign Committees.
Chairman Flood of the Hous Com
mittee said he hbped to get the resolution-
before the House tomorrow, but
postponement until Friday appeared
probable; in such an event it was not
believed that the Senate could act be
fore next week unless simultaneous
consideration in both houses could be
CHILDREN CAN HELP WIN WAR
DRIVE IS FOR NEW MEMBERS
Purpose of Campaign Now
"The purpose of the Red Cross mem
bership campaign is not primarily to
raise money," said E. Sydney Steph
ens, manager of the campaign in this
district, today, "but to make member
ship in the Red Cross Society as uni
versal as citizenship. The Red Cross
Society's purpose is to strengthen the
mcrale of the Allied armies as well
as that of the American Army.
The campaign will open December
17 and cont nue one week, until
Christmas Eve. The sixth district,
composed of Boone, Audrain, Calla
way, Cole, Osage, Maries and Miller
counties. Is expected to yield 30,000 of
the 15,000,000 members sought In the
United States. Boone County's share
UNIVERSITY TEACHER RESIGNS
COMMERCIAL CLUB TO MEET
C E. M. Jauncev's Action Follows
G. E. M. Jauncey. instructor In the
physics department in the University,
tendered his resignation today. His
action followed a report sent to the
University by the Department of Jus
tice that he -was disloyal. Wlien his
attention was called by the University
authorities to the report in the hands
of the government, he made full ex
planations but decided that rather than
embarrass the University, he would re-
C. 0. Ralne Will Talk at Regular I
Weekly Luncheon. 'Fire at Home of Mrs. W. E. Harslie.
At the regular weekly luncehon of No damage was done to the home
the Commercial Club at the Daniel of Mrs. W. E. Harshe, 400 South
Boone Tavern tomorrow. C. O. i Sixth street, when a spark from a flue
Raine, master ot the State Grange, ' set firo to a few shingles early this
will be the chief speaker. Other j morning. The fire department put
members of the grange will be called out the fire on the roof before it
upon for brief addresses. 1 made any headway.
Mar Savings Committee Wants Every
School Child to Buy Stamps.
A great drive to persuade every
school child in America to buy at least
cne 25-cent thrift stamp during the
first week of the war savings cam-.
paign, which opened yesterday, has
teen announced by the national war
savings committee. Savings stamps
and certificates, by which it is plan
ned to raise two billion dollars within
the next year, went on sale at every
postoffice yesterday morning and will
begin at banks, schools, stores and
other Institutions later In the week.
A special pamphlet has been pre
pared suggesting boys and girls may
make money by beating carpets, wax
ing floors, sifting ashes, helping par
ents, cleaning cellars, washing win
dows, cleaning silver, cutting wood,
varnishing chairs, tearing down old
chicken coops and cutting up for fire
wood, caring for neighbor's baby, act
ing as messenger for drug stores.
selling magazines, working in stores
Saturdays and waiting on table.
MAN POWER IS CONSIDERED
Allied Conference at Loudon Plans
Committee to Handle Problem.
Ity Associated Press
LONDON, Dec. 5. Consideration of
the question of man power for the
prosecution of the war was one of
the important matters taken up by
the Inter-Allied conference In Paris,
it became known today when the of
ficial summary of the resolutions of
the conference was made public.
In the permanent committee which
will handle this problem the United
States will be represented, it was
planned, hy an appointed delegate to
preside In the deliberations of the
Rumanians Seek Peace Toot
lly Associated Press
BERLIN. Dec. 5. The negotiations
between the Germans and Russians
for an armistice are extending to the
Rumanian troops, the war office an
Piersol Charged With Murder Also.
IJy Associated Press
MARSHFIELD. Mo., Dec. 5. Claude
Piersol, convicted kidnaper of Baby
Lloyd, Keets. was served with a war
rant this afternoon charging him with
the death of the kidnaped baby.