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ff The Time# prints It. The Tlmts believe* It SEVENTEENTH YEAR. NO. 171. bBBH WSsmm Bffi§il§Mi BRITISH DRAW IRON RING CLOSER ABOUT LENS IR FACE OF HOT HERMAN RESISTANCE; DRIVE NEARS GAMRRAI Much Booty Taken By H&iff’s Men In Sweep SEIZE VAST STORE OF AMMUNITION Teutons Center Effort On Attempt To Retake Mouchy LONDON, April It.—ln the fee< of the flereeat opposition yet milled against the British drive, Field Mar »hal Haig's force* today battered their way still further around Lena and puahed another wedfe Vo wttatn a mile and a half of Cambrel-8t Quentin line. “We progressed to the northwest of Lens.” wa* the commander-in chief* laconic comment of that point In the fighting where British forces have straddled the famed Hindenburg line. Haig alao reported the capture of Vlllaret. southeast of Harglcourt. Its taking by British troon* widen* the v »dg»- thrust sgainst the main Hindenburg line of comm miration* from St. Quentin to ('ambrai on a front of appmiimately five mile* Vlllaret I* five mile* to the north of Fre#noy-Le-Petlt and Poniru —both already in British hand* and both one and one half mile* from the ('arnbral St. Quentin line. The Oer man defense was centering around Monchy l-e Preux i "The enemy attack at Monchy on Saturday,” Haig * report a#*ert»-d today, "waa pressed In the most de termined manner. The Third Ba varian division was again hurried as a reinforcement to the Herman line and ordered to re-tako Mofcchy at all costa. Its losses, like that of other German troorw. was csceptlon ally heavy. "Estimate of the booty taken at Uevlen and along the Sourhes river l* not available yet, but it was ex ceedingly large. Including some six Inch naval guns and many thousands of rounds of ammunition of all rail Ler*. as far as eight-inch guns .** Battle front dispatrbe atoday re vealed the wild haste of the German troops to withdraw great supplies of food, ammunition and guns out of tha doomed cities of I>en# and St Quentin. Plame* were to be seen In both towns from the British lines row bolding the suburbs of both cltlea —46 mile* apart Just such attache as those on Monchy were to be expected from the Germans on the whole British offensive front. Unable to stem the powerful tide of the British advance at the two pl\otal cltb-e in their line len* and St Qu«ntin the Ger mans were api»ari n'ly rom-ent racing Mg fui'ces for counter attack* at In termediate point* Occupation of Dixmnde by Bel glon troops, without opposition from the Germans, gave hint to expert* here today that the Germana may be planning a retirement on a vast scale on that front. Some believe this retreat might even carry the Germans back to the Belglon border. Such a maneuver would greatly shorten the Germsn line and there fore release a mass of men for de fense sgnlnst the smashing British and French attacks. Kirltfio Arrival Chleewe. Wabash By . 11 W P m. r J. Train arrive* Chicago 7:l# a m Terminal* centrally located both Httea.—Adv rrtlltaa —Ike *iWa aest triad Ikst ta eight—Ttaia* lak b»»t,—Mala MS Wife and Family of China* s New Ruler This Is s new photograph and the best ever taken of the family of President Li Yuang Hung of China. BRICKLAYER TURNS BANDIT Edward Goeschal Cels Bullet In Alleged Attempted Hold-Up Kus'ard OoescbaJ, No. 3<* Kant cr ave . la a bricklayer by trade. High way robbery Is not in hi* line. He learned this Sunday night and the instruction was painful, he btttfrdy reflected Monday, as he paced a cell !n central station, where he is being held on a charge of attempted rob bery. Goeschel, according to police, held up Joseph Stutklewlcx Sunday night at Kirby and Jos.Campau-aves The intended victim objected when he was ordered to hand over his monty and. SfAVtuf g-furt, shot the hold tit man in the hip Goeschal started to run, bat war overtaken by Detectives Yank and Rode, who were attracted to th« scene by Btutklewlcx's shot The prisoner *a* taken fn Receiving ho* pttai. where It waa found l.'s would was not serious, and h< was remov ed to police headquarters Two men held up Kenneth Kim ball. No. 114 Montgomery ave., Sun lay night, at Wtldmere and Colurr us-aves . at the point of revolvers ITiey got 16 cents. Man Killed by Imary Whasl Struck In the side by a flying em ery wheel. George Nugent. SR years ■rid. of No. 601 Lafayette-blvd., died Sunday In Harper hospital. A bro ken rib pierced hla lung Nugent was working Tuesday In the shop of Frank Scott, No. 60-1 1 *fayetle ave., when the wheel flew off the shaft. Msllss «to evwtw Mat M>S «%a1 Is rl«b*—Tlwm Jak t>**l -Mats 4WS* DETROIT TIMES FLAMES DANCE THRU ARCADIA I>amagc estimated*at 62.'>.000 was (•used Sunday night when fire swept thro the upper part of the AiradU building. No. HO3-619 Wood ward sva. The flam*r were confined sot the greater part to an open space between the roof and false celling of the building. Thousand* of p« rsons leaving churches and motion picture the aters In the vicinity swarmed about the burning structure. It required an extra force of 25 patrolmen to keep the throng In order. The Arcadia auditorium waa not damaged sufficiently to Interfere with Its regular dancing and enter •a in meal program, .according to J. 1,. Woods, proprietor of the dance hall. Firemen believe the fire originat ed In the tailoring establishment of .1 Gutterman. on the second floor of the building The tailor sbrp .nd the dancing hall of Alexandra Hurst were the only places on the •econd floor which were seriously damaged Robber Octa Long Term William Simpson. 54 years old. Is In the county Jail awaiting removal to Jackson prison, where he mugt serve from five to 20 years Simp son wa* sentenced Saturday by Judge Jeffries for robbing tha dry good* store of Ktrchnar com pany. No H 54 Gratiot-ave. The court declared he could not show leniency on account of the prison er*s age, localise of hi* previous po lice record Andrew Atkinson, No 243 Avery ave . Simpson * accom pllce, was sentenced to »erv# one year in Jackson. MONBffl APRIL I«. 1917. President Citizens To Service in Cause Democracy | WA«HrNGTON. April “ n • ,rr * ct,v *‘ w%r f ootm* ani , nm w , . _ r<* about to create and equip a dent Wilson ha* issued a g r » a f army, but the.# are tbe *lin tion calling upon every p*rt* <>r the great u.«k to wMch man and child I. <h. ”*'• to hill or b*r part to tß# Th r r» not * Ring!* F*lfl*h the liberty of the world. ■» f * r •* » The proclamation follow: for whit »e helirve and My fellow countrymen: to •>« the nglita of mankind tiance of our own belneed for the future peace and enir into the grim and tarrtbla of tt.e world To do this great d-m .rrar> and human rI g h h 1 n * w rthlU and we h a • .haken tha world. devote ..uraelvea to *h<~ »erv mam r-roblema of national I^^B!'' without to profit or ma action which call for advantaxe . n d with «n eperay C' nalderatlon an<l - that will ri«e to the I hope y oil Will permit me U> of the rnterpriae tt.elf t,. you a few word# of eel and appeal with regard the taak la and how man) We rapidly are puttlns <r«wtlMwe« Page tw.i WAR RIOTI ARE SHAH* ARGENTINE • ‘Pacifists’ Defeat ‘Mil itarists’ In Street Bat tle In Capital RIO JANIERO. April 16—The The Brasilian Federation of Labor met today and adopted resolutions urging peace. fly CHAKLt.X P BTFWART. i.SMT Correa per. den f United Press.) BCENOS AIRES. April 16—Ar pcntlns seethed with war and anti war demonstration* today. In Bueno# Aires ‘‘pacifists.” in s well organized group, had s pitched battle with prowar advocates —and won. tl was a fiercely fought meie* for a short time. Today the peace advocates were planning a monster demonstration for late this sß*r noon under the leaderahip of formei Minister of Foreign Affaire Zeballo# Practically all AVfcentlne province* reported disturbances on Sunday crested by peace or war agitators Police in every section were deal tng Impartially with the demon*trs tlona A survey today of the damage done to German property indicated there must have been some lives lost, altho the official government statement said simply that many were wounded, mostly from ssbre* wielded by the gendarme#. A num ber of Germana and several police men were injured. There were tin questionably some deaths. The trouble centered about the German club, the Kalaerhof hotel, the German legrtion, the German consulate and office* of German newspapers. Os the latter, the building occupied by La Union w#s the worst wrecked Great v forces of guards patroled the city and the German property today and the government ha* an nounced stringent precautions to prevent further outbreake. It Is understood Germany will formally demand reparation for the attack and the loss of her cltlsens’ prop erty Argentine Socialists met today and formally adopted resolutions urging peso* In the meantime the newspaper La Prenaa. editorially demanded puntahmant of every body connected with the use of the Argentine flag on the steamer Motite Protegldo. the torpedoing of which aroused the latest storm of anti- German feeling her* I js Prenxa in stated that the Monte Protegldo was Illegally (lying the Argentine colors, not being registered as an Argen tine vsseel. CONFLICT •theme of SERMONS Many Phases of War Discussed In Ix>cal Pulpits Sunday t ouched in terms of patriotism and loyalty, .rrmon* Sunday in the majority of Detroit < hurvbes all pointed ou» .ind suggested varloua courses for the nation to follow tu the war Some advocated a rigid d r aft bill, other* urged Increased volunteers, while some pacors lim ited their remarks to the promo tion of the Red Cross campaign, which opens In earnest their week. Th# Rev- Joseph. A. Vaars, pas tor of the First Presbyterian church, showed himself a strong exponent of the draft plan la his Sunday night sermon. “Girded for War.” An American flag wa* draped over his pulpit. “The volunteer system will not aerrt- the end* we have In mind, as England’s experience ha* shown us,” he said. "W> must remember tha* we have entered Into war with a ration whose army Is th*> nation. If F.ngland had had such an army there probably would have been no war.” Dr Vance arraigned the young University of Michigan ”*o-ed" who recently announced publicly to the university students that every wo man should place a ban on soldiers as prospective husbands. This Rev. W H Boyle, pastor of the North Woodward-ave. Presby terian Church, went to a United States recruiting office Saturday and asked to be enrolled ass < haplaln, he toM his congregation Sunday night. J In his sermon he condemned ir««ttaerß •• Page Ts»l. POLICE OFFICERS ARE LAID TO REST Dateetive Charles Sieger, latest Detroit police officer to be slain In performance of hi# duty, whs buried Saturday afternoon In German eran cemetery. Services were held in the Sieger home, No. 22 Heck pl. Sixty detectives, three platoons of mounted officers and a big squad of patrolmen, led by a band and Supt. of Police Ernst Marquardt. acted aa an escort Sieger was shut Tuesday by Charles Gibson, a Na gro. Services were also held Saturday for Patrolman Floyd Wortley, who died as the resuD of Injuries he suf sered last fall In a motorc>cle accl dent. Interment was tn Woodroer* rematery, The ssrvices were hsld tn the Wortley home. No 441 Dr* goca-ava. CONGRESS READY FOR QUICK ACTION ON ADMINISTRATION PROGRAM; ALIY] COMMISSIONERS DDE FOB COUNCIL Asks Women of Nation to Economize B| yjf :t B/JB Mr*. THoMAS R II ARSMACC H tffIBBBHBa Mrs. Thomas K. Marshall, wife of the vice-president of the I’nited States, ha# Joined with women of the cabinet In an informal appeal to American women to economise and live In a less expensive manner while the nation i* at war. She is leading the movement In Washington, and It i* expected a.* thp result of her effort that Washington offlclal «oc|et> will make radical changes in iia household management. THREE KILLED IN THESTREETS Two men and a boy were killed Sunday In traffic accident*. John Shokey. aged nine. River Rouge, died of a fractured skull in the west branch of Harper hospital Sunday, an hour after he wasatnnk b> an automobile at Dearborn and We*t Jefferson avas The driver, Cameron D. Waterman. No 87n Jet ferson ave. weat, was locked up on * charge of manslaughter. He was released on $6,000 bond# furnished h> E. A Sumner to appear tn court Monday. Elmer Powell, 2s_ No 6« Orant!- e east, Highland Park, was killed Sunday at Grand and Woodward sve*. when he waa struck by *n rutomobile driven by Jnaeph White. No 4% Er*klne-#t. White waa ar rested on a charge of reckless driv ing George Harrington. 02. an inmate n 9 the fffloise infirmary, was killed Yy an intenirhan car Sunday a short distance from the institution while he wa# taking a stroll. \ ■ carch is helnr made for hi# rein tlvea. ITALIAN SLAIN; SUSPECT HELD Salvador* Labrintia I» 40th Homicide Victim In Detroit Sine* January 1 Salvador* Labrultia. 37, proprietor of a rooming house at No 2108 Rua aell at . wh* slain Sunday night In a vacant lot in L’ardonl-ave. near Lynn m Four ahotr entered hi# lotly. lie, \xh wa* instantsneou# lH*lec.tivcs an hour later arrested Sam Lugusto In hi# home at No. 541 Cam. r.,n-*Ne on a charge of homfcld-' One of hi* cans, freshly stained with blood, and a revolver which had Th n recently uaed. were found In a *• ar. h of the premise*. Shot down by highwaymen on the night of March 17. when he refuted to surrender hi* money. Bernard Hose. Ik. No 561 Alexandrine ave.. died Sunday night In Receiving hoa fdtal Th* youth’* death and the sia tng of laobruitfe bring tha total Jan. 1 up to 40. The <*onf» n<al congrws* of ffce G< n*ra] P efy of s he Daughters n* tftr Ar n r;r.' n Rexolntion w ill h* opened in Washington today and continued thru th* week- NOON IN DETROIT: ONI CENT. Revenue Measures w Be Devised At Once DRAFT BILL NOW i FINDS SUPPOB* ly OAHL D <f mOAV (Staff Correspondent Untied MtMfcfy WABHCNOTON. April td.—Om if the moat eventful weekn hi AMHP lean history la/ before tho UMftl States today With President. Wllioa'i settdMJ t-anvng far she co-operetftßh et «Bbq men and woman of the itacHNl waging a succeseful wnr. hrtagMO thee onfltet home to every feihLßpN tory and household, events ot fih next few days will move Amertag rapidly forward to pertlelpntlas tl the atruggle with Osrmaay. Oongres# will put the war tm i firm footing this week. At the same time the Allied Mgl oommtselOD will probably he Mfe Huch men a* Arthur J. BklftvS former Premiar Vivian! of Ftaft and other notable* will offer aufffg* tlona, make known the peeoe tarmn of the Allies and clinch the co-efOb ation of this government. The senate l* expected to plant an unwavering approval upon the $7,000,000,000 war bond issue Mil by tomorrow or Wednesday. Sen ator iAFollette. however, may vole sgnfnwt It. Th* measure passed the heooe late Haturdax without ad renting •ote. With the bond Issue out of the (way both houie* will consider taxa tion problems. Huggestioua for rala- I tng nearly s2,ooo.ooo.ooo—about half the first year'# war expense#—hy added taxes are formally before coo ,gref.* today from Jfecretary at tfte Treasure McAdoo. The teiertive conscription bill In now before ihe senate military com mittee */life other war time bills like evpionage. - <>odcn ship build !ng plan*, and finance measure are due for earl> action The federal shipping board Is to organise a SM.» Oho nrv ( . rcrporatlon today to bnfM And *>i>eratr the first one thousand wooden *hlp# which will carry food J •<* the Allie* The selective draft measure now faeema likely to pass, tho President j Wifeon may have to extort farther pre««ure upon the halttog. Ox en-hadowtng the ngreeg i course, insofar a* the public tmag Ination la concerned 1# the riait of the allied high coiumiatioo -lia#- Ivnd’a and France’* noted officials, i braving the perils of the deep and poaplblx tli«- fate of Klf« hener—that they ni«y council with their newest ally, America. A aid* from numerou* momentsma co-operative questions, the leexm cd peace term* i# xttal for them. Tb# Allie# kno w.ach other* terma and they know the broad principles es President Wilson's terms. Bat these Views doubtlea* will be co ordinated in a general agreement aa to when America and her allies •hall regard Pru* -l/tnlarn aa blitaraleff for all time. Mere discussion of such *era* doe* not mean a peace mere la fact official* say the nation is ta -tv* war to ‘he las' dregs, sad 4I» I ri)U r age* any talk that peace is ea the horison The nation is building a war structure to last at least three - ear*. tb*v »mpl a*iee always. It know* of no honest peeoe move and etpe<-»# non* joe* new. It ta off) ’ally atated.