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THE 8EMI.WEEKLY TRIBUNE, NORTH PLATTE, NEBRASKA.
WON SEVERELY ILL WITH COLD President of U. S. Is Sick in Bed as Result of a Severe Attack. VISITORS ARE NOT ALLOWED Col. E. M. House at Helm When Peace Delegates Meet at the "White House" No Matters Are Re ferred to President. Paris, April 7. resident Wilson Is confined to his bod with n cold, which, In a statement given out nt the Paris "White House," Is characterized as "severe." The president has been devoting his entire time to work by day and night since the council of four was organ ized, lie has had little or no relaxa tion and only n limited amount of ex ercise, lie has been constantly under the professional watchfulness of Rear Admiral Grnyson4 his personnl physi cian, who hoped to protect him from the colds which now nre somewhat -eptdcmlc.ln Paris because of the chilly and rainy weather that has prevailed recently. x President WUcon's condition was re garded by Admiral Grayson as stiffi- -clently serious to warrant Insistence tipon strict compliance with the orders given early in the day against my un authorized intrusion on the sick room. While the premiers of the allied gov 'crnmentB and B. M. House, represent ing the president, conferred lu a room on the same floor and within less than twenty yards of the patient, no -effort was made to communicate with him regarding nny of the phases of the discussions. King Albert of Belgium, who met the council of four nt Its forenoon session, sent to the president nn official ex presslon of regret at his Indisposition. Except on questions of the greatest Importance no one Is permitted to en ter tho president's room. Members of the supreme council and rcprcsentn itlves of other governments sent so Heltons Inquiries to the "White House' regarding the president's condition. K. M. House took the president's ipluce'' at tho meeting of the council of four. Washington, April 7. President Wil son is confined to his bed In Paris with a severe cold. Hear Admiral Grayson, the presi dent's physician, cabled Secretary Tu multy that the president caught cold yesterday and was unable to be about. although his condition was not regard ed as serious. MEXICO FRIENDLY TO ALIENS Carranza Government Alters Front Toward Foreign Capital Wash ington Interested. Washington, April 5. Private and official odvlccs from Mexico City with in the last few days are Interpreted ns clearly Indicating a sudden change In sentiment In the republic toward fort'lgn investments In Mexico, nnd that the coming session of congress will clenr tho ntmosphere of much of the hostility shown since the adoption of tho 1017 ..constitution. Diplomatic circles nnd officials of tho state de partment are much interested in this apparent change of front, ns man! fested In newspaper editorials and In statements by members of tho Mexl can congress which hnvo been tele srnphod here. Tho American oil In terests In Mexico, It was learned, have not receded from the stand orlglnnlly taken that their vested rights In Mex ico must bo recognized nnd that the antl-forelgn and confiscatory features of the now constitution must not op crate ex-po3t facto against them. From recent advices It appears tho now attitude of the Mexican people, at last and It is believed In official cir cles that this attitude Is inspired by the government, Is to recognize the rights of the people, Including foreign ers, to their vested rights under Inter national law. FIRST WAR ATROCITY TRIAL Investigation Into Case of Captain Fryatt, Who Was Slain by Huns, Begun In Berlin. Berlin, April 3. An Investigation Into the case of Capt. Charles Fryatt of tho British mercantile mnrlno, who was executed by tho Germans In 1010 after his conviction by n German court-martial of hnvlng attempted to ram the German submnrlno U-33 with Ids vessel, wns begun on Tuesday by a national court-martial. Representa tives of Grent Britain, France nnd other foreign governments attended and a large number1 of witnesses, In cluding Captain Dnnzlcr of the U-33, appeared for examination. , Korean "Death Battalion." San Francisco, April 7. A Korean "battalion of death," consisting of COO men, fully nrmed, has crossed the Tumanknng river from Manchuria Into Korea, pledged not to return until Ko rea Is free, a cable dispatch says. Policeman Killed by Bandits. Pittsburgh, Pa., April 7. Policeman Robert M. Ilnmllton was shot nnd killed, Peter Sampus, n waiter was m-obably fatally wounded and ono of a trio of bnndts was shot lu on at tempted hold-up of a restaurant. VENEMOUS FOR FREE PHILIPPINES TIME TO GIVE ISLANDS INDE PENDENCE," SAYS BAKER. Secretary Tells Member of Special Mission of Legislature He Speaks for the President Washington, April 7. Members of the special mission of the Philippine legislature hero seeking lmmedlnto In dependence for the Islands, were told by Secretary Baker that ho spoke President Wilson's mind when ho said he believed the time hnd come to grant the complete independence desired by the Filipino people. Tho war secretary also said ho be lieved tho mission would bo ablo to curry homo word that tho American people loved liberty too dearly to deny It to others. He Tead a letter left by President Wilson when ho went to Europe, ex pressing tho hope thnt tho mission would rosnlt In "brlmrlnc about the de sirable ends set forth In tho joint resolution of tho.lcglslnture." MORE YANKS SENT TO RUSSIA Situation Causes Anxiety British Troops Will Follow Americans Now on the Way. London, April 4. Tho situation In tho Murmansk region of northern Rus sia Is giving tho British military au thorities considerable anxiety. An nounccment was raado that British re enforccments will follow Immediately the "American troops now on the way to North Russln. Archangel, April 4. Repented bol shevik attacks along the front line and both the right nnd left flank posi tions controlling Odozcrskala wero re pulsed Tuesday by allied forces. TRANSPORT TOWED TO PORT Three of Scranton's Crew Lost Lives When They Attempted to Carry Line to the El Sol. New York, April 5. Tho transport Scrnnton, reported in distress with rudder trouble 900 miles cast of Sandy Hook on Marcli 27, while on the way to Brest, has been towed Into this port by naval .tugs. Three of tho Scranton's crew lost their lives In the capsizing of a small boat when, trying to enrry a lino to the transport El Sol, which stood by until tugs were summoned. SPARKS FROM THE WIRE Boston. April 5. Tho first 0,000 of tho homecoming Yankee division ar rived on tho transport Mount Vernon. Rochester, Minn., April 5. Isaac Van Domlln, grand master of the Inde pendent Order of Odd Fellows In Mln nesota, died here. Cairo, April 5. Order Is being re stored In Egypt following the arrival here of Gen. Sir H. H. Allcnby, con queror of tho Turks. Adls Abarn, Abyssinia, April 4. A grandson of King Johannes II, who died In 1880, has rev6lted and de clared himself king under the nnrao of Theodore. Providence, R. I., April C. Governor Bccckmnn signed tho resolutions pass ed by the general assembly, directing the nttorney general to secure from the United States Supremo court a deter mlnntion of tho constitutionality of tho prohibition amendment. New York, April 3. Tho Italian consul general here nnnounced thnt ho had received an official message from Romo stntlng that the Thrco Hundred nnd Thirty-second Infantry, which fought with tho Italian armies against Austria, now Is on Its way home. 160 Flyers Killed In Texas. Fort Worth, Tex., April 5. Records show thnt nt tho thrco Fort Worth air fields, whore flying practically ceased and all enlisted men wero discharged 100 men wero killed from November 7, 1017, to April 1, 1010. Daniels Welcomed In Rome. Rome, April 5. Joscphus Daniels American secrctnry of tho nnvy, ar rived hero and wns met by tho Amer- lean ambassador, Thomas Nelson Pago and Vice Admiral Dclbone, Italian minister of marine. GERMANS FIGHT REDS GOVERNMENT ARMY RUSHED TO -ATTACK BOL8HEVIKI. Send Troops to Frankfort Through Neutral Zone With Consent of French. Coblenz, April 4. German troopa opposito tho Coblenz bridgehead nre moving toward Frankfort, whero a Spartacan revolt has been causing dis order. Bcforo entering Frankfort, which Is In tho neutral zono beyond tho French bridgehead based on Mnyence, the German military authorities had to ob tain permission from the French Tenth army. According to Information reaching Amerlcnn headquarters here, the trou bio in Frankfort beenmo serious Tucs day. The workmen formed groups In tho streets nnd evcntunlly n mob of more than 10,000 began parading through the streets. Tho mob stormed n largo warehouse and tho members helped themselves to tho food stored there. Hundreds filled baskets nnd sacks with food of various kinds. Street fighting followed an attempt by the local authorities to gain con trol of tho sltuntlon. The German troops opposite tho American bridge head wero then called on for help. Disorder continues in a number of German cities. Tho Vosslscho Zeltung says the Stuttgart streets arc filled with great crowds and that there has been much shooting. AWARDED $413,390 DAMAGES New York Sugar Refiners Given Largo Amount 'for Goods Lost In Black Tom Explosion. Jersey City, N. J April C. A ver dict awarding $413,390 for damages arising out of the disastrous Black Tom Island loxploslon In New York harbor n July, 1010, wns given by tho su premo court here In favor of B. II Howell, Son & Co., New York sugnr refiners, against the Lehigh Valley rallrond. Tho Howell firm lost sugnr stored In Lehigh warehouses here, JAPANESE RUSH TO THE U. S. Naturalized Yellow Men In Honolulu Are Leaving Thero for Pacific Coast Cities. Honolulu, T. II., April 3. Jnpnnese who served In the United States army Here during tne wnr, inns necoming ellRlliIo for naturalization, are leaving Hawaii for California and other const points ns soon ns tliey tihtnln tnoir citizenship papers, according to Rich- nrd ITalsey, United States Immigration Inspector here. Several score alrcnily hnvo left or have engnged passage. FIERCE FIGHT AT SENSBURG Several Hours of Battling Following an Attack on Officer Many Casualties. Copenhagen, April 4. According to tho Berlin Loknl Anzclger's Kocnlgs berg correspondent, there were sev eral hours of fighting with machine guns and hand grenndes between gov ernment troops and disorderly ele ments In Sonsburg. CO miles south east of Koenlgsberg. U. S. SAILORS TO GO HOME Bluejackets Arlve at Liverpool From Queenstown and Are Now Await ing Passage to America. Liverpool, April 3. One thousand Amerlcnn sailors arrived hero Wednesday from Queenstown nnd nre now awaiting passage homo. Cnptnln Prlngle, U. S. N., whoso ablo sorvlros won praises from tho British admiralty officials, sailed yesterday. Woman Suffrage Wins. Nashville, Tenn., April 7. Tho house of representatives, by a vote of 51 to 32, passed the bill giving women In the state the right to vote at all mu nicipal elections In tho state, and also for presidential electors. Mall Order Lumber Firm Cited. Chicago, April 7. Tho Chicago Mlllwork Supply company, n mall or der lumber concern, has been cited by the federal -trado commission to make answer to charges that It has used falso advertising. YANKS IM PERIL NEAR ARCHANGEL American and Allied Troops Faco Massacre in Northern Russia. REGION SAIDTO BE ICE-BOUND Entente Columns Attacked by Over whelming Army Which Vows to Drlvo Them Into Sea Ico Cuts Off Retreat. London, April C -Tho American idon, April 0. -Tho American allied troops In tho Ice-bound of tho Archangel region nro In nnd areas grave danger. This Is tho word from the war office here. The forces In Archangel, which In clude between 3,000 nnd 4,000 Ameri cans, mostly from Michigan and Wisconsin, nro. being nttneked by n bolshevik army of overwhelming strength, which has vowed to drive them Into tho sen. Tho retreat of tho allied and Amer ican army Is blockaded by the Arctic winter nnd tho bolshevtkt apparently are determined to extcrmtnato them If posslblo bcforo spring penults re enforcements already congregating at Archangel to reach tho front. Archangel, April 5. Repented bol- shcvlkl attacks along Uio front lino and both the right nnd left flnnk po- sltlons controlling Odozcrskala wero repulsed by nllled forces. alio Americans, French, British and Russians who,' cither separately or to gether, arc holding positions through out this territory, which Is n little over 100 miles south of Archangel, hnvo everywhere held their lines in tact. Tho bolshovlkl, in splto of their heavy losses, nttacked tho rallrond front south of Odozcrskala at ten o'clock In tho morning, but they failed. Allied forces enst of Bolsholn Ozern, where Americans, RussltinB and British nro fighting, wero under attack nil day at a point nbout fifteen tntlna wi.uf nf Oflnvni-alrnln nnil fnnr I miles west of Odozcrskala and four scparato assaults wero made thero again early In the morning. All broke down under tho nllled fire. According to bolshevik prison ers, the enemy Is somewhat demoral ized because of his heavy losses dur ing tho last two days. In tho Sclctzkoe sector, 40 miles cast of Odozcrskala, tho allied ad vanced posts wero attacked by a strong enemy pntrol, but tho bolsho vlkl wero driven back by machine- gun fire. London, April B. Tho British navy authorities do not regard the situation nt Archangel as critical because It is n'nlhl fn Bon,l trnnn from Mnr.nnnsk w to tho western White sen ports. It !s learned, however, that the allies may evacuate Odessa London, April 5. Tho bolshovlkl de livered nn nttack on tho Archangel front without artillery preparation during the last forty-eight hours, but wero beaten off with a fair amount of losses, according to news received here. The allies losses wero slight Tho attack occurred nt Bolsholn Ozern. v Paris, April 5. The sltuntlon In tho Archangel region In northern Russln linn liooti fnrrlhlv lirniioht tn tho nt- tentlon of the peace conference by tho publication In Paris of the British Rlntmn.mt Hint thn frnnns In flin Mnr. mansk nnd Archangel districts wero In dancer of extermination unless tliov , wero sneedlly re-enforced Brig. Gen. i yt pf Wchnrdson, U. S. A., Is on his j wnv t0 tll.e command of tho Amerl- cim fnr(.cs n north Russln and Is ex- ccted to reach Murmansk with 200 B0i,iorg n n f0w days. There is up- parently no ehnnge, however, lu tho nvowed Intention to take the Amerl- can troops out of the region at tho cnrllest possible date. HOLD RHINE UNTIL FOE PAYS French and Belgian Troops Will Hold Territory After Peaco Treaty Is Signed.- Paris. April i. Tho council of four has virtually decided, nccordlng to In formation from French sources, that tho left bank of tho Rhino will bo neu- trnllzcd until Germany has paid tho Indemnities fixed by tho peace confer- ence. It Is understood thnt French and Bel glan troops will hold this territory, tho United States claiming It to bo Impos sible to leave American troops In Eu- ropo after tho signature of the peaco treaty, and England having Insufficient effective troops to maintain garrisons along the Rhine. If Is surmised that tho visit of King Albert of Belgium to Paris was not unconnected with tho shnro that Bel- glnn troops will bo nsked to under- tnko in this territory. Head of Tobacco Firm Dies. St. Louis, April 7. Robert David Lowls, vice president of tho Liggett & Myers Tobacco company, died at a hos- pltal hero following nn operation for nppcpdlcltls. Ho was seventy-two years old. Convict Two of Krueger Murder. Nclllsvllle, Wis., April 7. -Frank and Lcsllo Krueger wero convicted of murdering JJarry Jcnsscn witnco, stntlon agent, Inst fall, whllo their mother, Carollno Krueger, was acquit- ted. FROM ALL SECTIONS OF THIS MMESTIC STATE Reports of Interesting Happenings Throughout Nebraska Condensed to a Few Lines for Quick Perusal. The Fatherless Children of Franco Aocloty has Invaded Nebraska, and heads of the organization expect cit izens of this state to aid In caring for nt least 2,f00 of tho orphaned chil dren of that war-torn country. Tho cost of adopting a French pnrontless child Is $.'H.r0 a yenr, or ten cents a day. Anyone In this community who Is interested lu this work of mercy should write to Miss Regtna Council, 140 North 30th St., Omuhn, Neb. Tho argument put up by antl-sulTra- 1 , ' ; ? st Uul, WOMMsn W0.Wl? , ,,ot cuW' s rofuUrd b " vote If omen of Nebraska In the recent municipal elec tions. At Columbus, 037 women voted to 1,034 men.- At North Platte women swung tho election. At Crawford, Au burn, Table Rock and scores of other cities women voted lu large number, and were Important factors in electing the winning candidates. , The Methodist Episcopal church at Carroll, was tho first church In the Norfolk dstrct to put on a centenary campaign. Thc congregation raised $20,000, which was twice the quota as signed to the church. The money is to bo used in reconstruction and mis sion work In the home and foreign Held. C. W. Watson of Lincoln, state lend er of boys' and girls' clubs for the ex- tension department of the University 0f Nebraska the last year, has been mndo state supervisor of agricultural education by the state board of voca tlonal education, of which Governor MoKclvio Is chairman. The Mllllgan consolidated school, under a stnto law, will receive ?5.r) towards Its maintenance this year and $300 annuntly herenfter. Tho Mllllgan school has a splendid manual training department and Is regarded as ono of the best schools In Fillmore county. Voters of Fremont elected Guy Hln- man mayor of the city nt the recent municipal election by writing his name on the ballot. Illinium was not a ,nV cnntUtlnto mul tho ,novo on ,lls . ...... A . . ... Doiinir stnrtou iu unys uoioro election day. He received 1,175 votes. Prospects for winter wheat in tho southeastern part of tho state were nover inoro favorable thau this spring, according to old-time farmers of tho district. The stand Is almost perfect and tho acreage Is larger than usual, Four of tho seven service lings stars at the Swedish Lutheran church at Fremont wero turned to gold with a formal service. Seven members of the church enlisted for service In tho war, and only three returned. Fifteen bands nnd 20,000 Odd Fel J 'iu 27 at Omaha, during tllO lows will participate In a imrado April con tennlnl celebration. The parade will bo on April 20m, tho 100th anniver sary of tho order. Nebraska base hospital No. 40 ranks second In excellence lri the whole American expeditionary forces system f opItals, according to a mem- 1 "8 J y to the state, Women of Hnvelock, a suburb of Lincoln, voted In large numbers nt the recent municipal election, and wero a big factor In electing Miss Rachel Conway city treasurer over her male Opponent rill s,1" "nil way commission has nuiliorlasetl 28 companies with short -toll Hni'H Connected With tllO NebfUSkn Telephone company of Omaha to In creaso their rates 2.r. per cent. wenrnsKa, wun ner crops worm on average nnnunuy or .;hh.u,uw unnng t no past six years, stands nintli among the stntrs of the union In crop vuluos, Leonard Spratilng, charged with stealing cnttle and with receiving stolen cattle, In Brown county, was found not guilty by a Jury at Alns worth Henry Christiansen, who was sug gested for mayor of Blair only two dnys before election day, was elected by his name being written In on tho ballot Preparations n being made at Co lumbus for a counly-wldo celebration on July I, In honor of roturned sol dlors, sailors and marines. The State Railway commission has authorized Increased telephone rates for Podge county it Is reported that Influenza Is quite prevalent in n number of Platto county towns, especially Leigh nnd Humphrey Arrangements nro being mnde to put In a concrete swimming pool 1)0100 feet on the Thayer county fair grounds nt Deshler to cost $2,500, Potato growers of Box Butte county nro to make un effort this year to prove that tho county Is better adapt ed to tho raising of spuds than any district in the United States, The Lutheran congregation of Rev, Kuehnert, on Loseko Creek, near Leigh, will erect n new church building In the spring, tho snme to cost some where between $00,000 nnd $75,000 The United States supreme court has been called upon to decldo the controversy botween tho First Nation nl Bnnk of Aurora, nnd the tax col lectors of Hamilton county over the question whether liberty bonds can bo taxed. Moses O. Stufft of Lawrence, pur chased sixty acres of farm land of W W. McDonald, near Shelton, for n consideration of "118,000 or 5300 per acre. This is the highest prlco over paid for farm land In tho vicinity und it Is believed to be a record prlco for Buffalo county land, When Anson Colo, condemned to die In tho electric chair for lho murder of Mrs. Lulu Vogt of Howard county on .Inly 4, 1017, wns notified that the statu supremo court hnd refused Allan V. Orniumer n new trial and that both lib and ftrnnuner must die. ho mailt n now confession thnt Griiinmcr had nothing to do with Mrs. Vogt's death, nccordlng to prison officials. t v Uniler the law It Is up to the war risk bureau of tho treasury depart ment to provide for Insane soldiers, Secretary of Wnr Baker advised Gov ernor McKelvIe, who wrote the War department that thero Is a "deplor able" lack of attention given to in sane soldiers who are being committed to Nebraska nsylums for lack of notion by Washington, Since Governor MnKclvle's Inception Into ofllco January 0, a total of 822, 101.72 has been expended for Uio en forcement of tho state prohibition law. Indications are thnt expenditures will Incrensc when the vorlous liquor en forcement laws Introduced In tho present legislature nt tho request of the governor nro In force. Leases to cover 3,000 acres of land In tho vicinity of Wymorc, Blue Springs and Uarneston have been se cured for tho purpose of prospecting for oil. It Is understood that the com pany which will make the tests de sires to lease over 30,000 acres In southern Gago county. Ncbraskn Is tho fifth state In tho union In the production of corn during tho past ten years. Tho average an nual production of Nebraska has been 170,023,200 bushels. Illinois, Is first and Iowa, Missouri, Indiana follow In tho order named. Harry T. Johnson of Scotts Bluff county, ono of western Nebraska's prominent stockmen and county com missioner for eleven yenrs In Scotts bluff, Is being mentioned by his friends for a position on the state board of control. Georgo Wit Us of Roscdnle, present ed to Garfield county commissioners a petition, with u largo number of sign ers, requesting that a road leading al most directly east of Burwell to IOrlc snn, bo designated a federal and slate aid road. Holding that do federal question had jbeen raised, Federal Judgos Munger ami vvndo nt lncoln, dismissed tho application of tho Nebraska railway commission to enjoin tho Burleson telephone Installation rules In this state. Corporal B. D. Ebersolo of Wako fleld, a member of tho American Army of Occupntlon, In Germany, not yet 21 years old, Is tho wearer of the French Croix do Guorro for distin guished service In nctlon. Whether or not tho Nebraska Bank ers' Association will hold n special convention In Omaha In Juno or wult until fall to hold on tho regular dato depends on n referendum voto being taken by bankers. The Columbus News has changed hnnds, .John I Long of Chirks having purchased tho paper from T. E. Cur- ren of York. Long still retains owner ship of the Clnrk's Enterprise. Miss Paulino Chaloupka of Wilbur was awarded first honors In the dra- inntle division of tho declamutory con test for the southeastern division, held In Lincoln last week, Tho "grow-a-half-acre of sorghum" campaign, which started In Flllmoro county last year, to help meet tho su gar shortage, will bp pushed with vigor again this summer. Hay reached a record prlco on tho Fremont mnrket last week when the baled roughness sold for ?40 a ton and dealers say It is hard' to get at that price. Tho Jefferson County Live Stock as sociation lias purchased 27 acres of land near l'alrbury and will erect thereon a permanent homo for, the as sociation. Hog prices on 'tho South Oninha market have been advancing steadily lately, and went beyond $20 per hun dred dining the past week. The proposition to permit moving picture shows to operate on Sunday at North Platto was overwhelmingly do feated In the recent election. Broken Bow voters wont on record two to ono against tho commission form of governiiMi'nt at tho recent elec tion in the city. By a margin of ono vote a proposi tion to permit iol halls to operate, carried nt Do Witt in the recent elec tion. Burwell citizens have started a movement to have tho U. P. extend Its motor service from Ord to Bur.well. A water works bond Issue, voted upon by citizens of Table Rock, car ried by an overwhelming majority. Arrangements hnvo been completed for tho North Plutto antomoblle show, which will ho held April 10 to 12 In clusive, Spring work is opening up In Butler county with a shortage of farm labor, despite the fact that farmers arc, of fering sr0 per month nnd up for hired men. Bank deposits In Nebraska Increas ed from S18(l,0S0,00ri In 1009 to $457, 017,802 In 1018; according to figures complied by tho Omaha Chambor of Commerce. Farmers and merchants of Friend have started a movement to erect an auditorium in the city which ylll be a credit to tho progressive reputation of tho community. A. Socha, a South Omahu packing house workman, whoso fellow em ployes played a Joko on him by Insert ing tho nozzlo of a compressed air tank, with eighty pounds pressure to tho square Inch, Into his body and re leasing tho loYor, died from tho effects. The men who played tho JoUO on tho victim are under arrest nnd will ba tried for manslaughter,