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Russ Capital May Shift To Moscow
Sufficient Is Too Much All the worth-while news of this war weary world can he* toid in panes if those who are editing it for you work hard enough. SEVENT EEN T II YEA H . NO. 25 3 . MIC SsB PEACE PLAN BLOODY BATTLEFIELDS OF EUROPE HAVE RIVAL IN DETROIT STREETS Slaughter and .Maim ing Continue; Three More Killed ANOTHER LONG LIST INJURED Most of Victims of Street Cars and Autos Are Children In th* faro of sturd\ organized efforts to mak*- th** street* of I troif >afe, the slaughter and matin mg of children *tu! grown-up.-* in traffic a<< Men's continue with n|> hailing regularity Th** battlefields of Europe are scarcely less ««[*> than Detroit's streets. A brother and sist*-r died under the wheels of a afreet ear, Tuesday Wednesday aft* rnoon another nam** was a*ld* <1 to the death roll when three-year old Edward Kl<-ba. of No »•2 ('oj'cland av**. wha struck and killed hv an automobile truck dll' en by Walt* i Jennings. No. 77 1 Seventeenth at Jennings was at rested. Two other children were injured Wednesday in automobile acrid* nts The mowing d*»wn of pedestrians began early Thtirsday, a fatal a*- * Ident being recorded a* police be id'j'lart* rs at ! .10 o'clock In Hi* morning. Kenneth \ Arthur, man »iK«-r of th*- Arthur studios, of No 251 Woodward ave., driving at Wod* ward am! Michigan ave-* . struck Ktexe Swabo, y**ars old. No. fit*7 Forest ave *-ast. Swabo *|le*l at 7 .10 o’clock in Fl*'*’* ivlng hospital V’ thur was fl r- * arrested on th*- ehurg* ot reekl* s drlx ; ng and v :*-ld on SSOO bond Ibc charg*- ha b* »i changed to manslaughter A man who gave two differ* n’ names and a*ldre«ses to hospital authorltk-s, and said b» was 7" years of age. was struck by a .let fersonave < ir, at Jefferson and Fairvie w-a ves Wednesday after n*»on, and died from his injuries early Thursday morning, in St. Mary's ho pital. The police ambulance first rushed (he injured man to Receiving hnspf tal, where h«- told the attendants his name was Nat Klllotr, No -til lltllger ave . hii' a few minutes later when he was transferred to St Mary's h** said his name was Mr Kinney and he lived in the MeVlreir or institute Thtre w. re no marks on the clothing hv whirl) his identity could be traced Whil* Detroit is piling up a roe ord so gruesome that sh* will skiii occupy a plare hv herself among cities w hero human lif* Is given a minimum value, such cities as Chi cago, with crowds gi enter and streets narrower, managed to go thru a year with only two fatalities among children, du* »*» street cat nccldmts, according to H. I. IJrow Sammies Work Eight Hours Daily at Learning Latest Trench Fighting Methods rRRMANTTVT CAMP OP THE AMKUICAN KXPEDITI O N A Ft Y ARMY, July 1!* A minimum of eight hours a day is school clay of the Amrrii an Sammies In thrir in tensive training for lh»* fighting front. The study given most attention Is ma* hlno pun fir* Practice with this weapon is featured in the dally pro gram. ViaJ (Jen. Seibert, commandant ofi the ramp, with his staff, la putting In long hours dnllv studying Pren h methods of field operations. A co ordination of the two systems is expected to yield heat results. American motorcycles, used" hy dispatch rld*rs. are hating their troubles on Preoch mads. It Isn't the fault of the roads ao much as n*-!l, organizer of 'ho Detroit Safety First leagu* Mr HiowneM is endeavoring to educate children .is w*!| .t then * Iders in th* prm ipl**s ot safety fl rst. Fatal r*'»-t car aeeident -of tin last few -l.i's, in which most of Hu victims were children, hav*- caus'd the Waynv* county toroners to ni.iM a ruling that tnotorm* n in chare*- of ear w hich kill p* r-ons w ill bo ac corded the -aim tieatue-nt a > i glven automobile and I vers I nb - it is very plain that th* \ ar< nut to blame, th* ' will l>* lorke-l up. Tb* Kb-ba bo> wa kill*.! \\ ** 1 nesda.. aft* rnoon, in front of No. 1 Posen st. (|e wa- hanging on to tlm rear of »h«' truck wl .ri it tart' 1 to back, and wa thrown under tl wheels, hi- -kiill being fractured Jennings, the driver, wa - arrested Kaiser Wnjcik aged five, N'*i I.'. Twenty eighth-t., was struck by at auto Wednesday ntcht and sustained eereml minor lnluri«s. Tlie driver did not stop to investigate the acci d*-nr James Whitten, six years of a>:» No. i I t:i IVIn-r ave , was hit h> tin auto dri\*-n by (Jeorge Houghtby. No. 1554 Fisher av*-., and was bruis ed His condition is not serious. Catherine Hetnlin, aged 25. No .'HU Ed-ll*'st , sunpiincd a fractured hip when the machine *he wi. driving was struck by another drlx en hv William Htyn*-. N'*> L." l * Han I dolph st llayn*- mail*- a -ta •m* at that hi* wa- traveling 15 miles an ! hour at th** time of the collision harne;, Pief'howski aged -_'m, Nc» | 1.1:5 Catnpb*-11-uve , while ruling on | tin- rear of a motorcycle driv n b> i Joseph Plntza. was struck by at. i automobile, ilrtv* r n. and knock e«l to th* ground H< mis tain*.l minor injuries and was Ink en home. John Andrato, 21 years old. No !*'. Cicott* ave, was -truck by an automobile owned b' Tony Mn*i* li-wski. No 4»>? Thirty second st., and driven f>> bis brother, Walter Marie j‘-w ki. Wednesday night. Vnd ato was taken to R< * * iving -ho-pPa;, where ft was found his condition was not -erinti Coroner Parker will hold an in quest Friday morning into the kill ing of the two Lang children bv a -tr* *-t <at last Tuesday. . The nm tnrraan. Fred .1 Collier, Is held un der J 2,000 bail. Halfway Bank Names Officers. The recently organized Halfway hank, at Halfway, just outside th*- city limits on C.ratiot rd., ha- named \ T Ponsldson hs president, vfr. Donaldson is also president of the Citizens Savings hank of Mr. Clem ens. Other officers of Hie Halfway hank are - Vic*-presidents. August Hein end H C. Wad*- *.i*-h •r. F. o Twelve. The dir* etors Includ* the fori going offie* rs w ith John S Hag gerty, (jfeorge H Klrchner, J. 11. Means. Charles Schro*-d*-r, F. H. M*\- s*-mr< r. Charles Humtnrfeh and Nicholas Auiei.s The hank i- cap italized at 125.000 It Is the countless little nails spilled from ctie Pr» nch Poiltia' boots. Today it was said every motor cycle had averaged four punctures a day from the hohnml> sine* ar riving here. An entire tralnload of American meat was reported enroute h**re to day. The* camp ha - h* **n cold the r« will h*' nr* meatless days on the menu of the American Hammy. (.piile a few of Pershing's boys are nursing scratch*** from a lion cub mascot. One of the most |*opular features of the clay’s program of the camp is the evening hand concerts. The French populace Is delighted at the martial music and Judging from the applause their favorite se lections are "There'll Me a Hot Time'* nnd "Dixie." DETROIT TIMES The Air Raids On London —By Raemaekers The Airman: ‘’This one for the babies!” << pyrigiit. I'.mada, I'jlT, by th<- Public Lutigcr Company). il’nlted States Copyright, 1017, by the Public la-dg'-r Company) All right* resrr\*-<t. ROCK ISLAND STRIKE IS OFF Employes Meet Company Half Way In Wage Dispute CHiCAGf . July 19.—Patriotism Inter »*ned ai the troubles of capi tal and labor nnd a« n result there will fi* no strike today on the Rock Island railroad Six thousand cm ploye.-, already notified to strike, sacriliced $1,00c).000 in wage in creases to meet their employers half "«v. in meeting th<* men their hnlr of the route, the officials assumed an annua! utilization in a wage in crease of fl.Vo.oon. Th** strike order had been entered | after chree months’ negotiations tie twen the Federated Shopmen of 'he road and ill* officials for an * :ght nour day and 10 per cent wage increase. Representatives' of the federal de partment of labor conciliation hoard, v-ere given crcilit for adjusCng tht' differences. THE WEATHER lli’tmll and t trinity* I hurulnr * '■"'l l-’rMav. urnrrnlh fnlrl inoilrntlr <inilhn r«|rr|i Minds. I «*»fr Mlf’hlKititi l.rmrnlh fair t'liiir*«li«? lilakl nml IrUlny. ih ladies’ auxiliary Os Kilw inning lodge. No. 297, P. K A. M . will give a basket picnic to the summer home of Mrs. E Turner, Cass lake. Tues day, July ' Members will meet at the Interurban depot at 9:30 o'clock. THURSDAY, JULY 19, 1917. DRAWING TO TAKE PLACE ON FRIDAY Everythin# Ready For Selection of Men For Army I?V WEBBC. MILLER. Cor respondent ' uttctl rrcx9 WASHINGTON. July 10 All is ready for the lottery by which the F'nitcd States will pluck fiS 7,000 youths fr«*m civil life to Join the battle against autocracy. A few red ink serial numbers were still unreportc and today hut were expected in before night. Secretary of War Baker, hsck from a ri\<*i trip, conferred 'his forenoon with Provost Marshal Gen eral Crowder and approved Inst min ute details The lottery will occur probably tomorrow amidst a solemn gather ing In a capital committee room. The drawing system doubtless will he made public h* fore night Working ahsolnteljrjJustly Insofar as mathematics and luck can so work the gamble will settle once for all the order In which regis trants will he draw-n for army duty. It Is the product of a catefui study hy the draft experts which was later checked up by outside raattae mafic experts The system cannot be tampered with. There can be no dodging thru political Influence and every care- has been taken to see that the fated capsules and their numbers are protected from Interference. Pennsylvania New York and Mich igsn had failed up to early todav to report their serial number* but had advised the provost office that they were practically ready In these circumstances. Gen. Crowder felt free to arrange with Secretary Maker as to who should null the capsules and where they should be drawn Press wire-* di rect from the draft room will flash the numbers to the nation The paraphernalia for the draw ing Is ready and locked in n vault in the wnr department. A* th«* little capsules are plucked from the class bowls hy blindfolded men the numbers will be announced nnd r* corded upon a huge blackboard They will he checked several times to avoid slightest possibility of mistake The force of clerks and accountants has been drilled and rehearsed in the work. During the night Provost Marshal General Crowder called capital- of laggard states by telephone H* was told only seven districts were out In Pennsylvania; that New York and Michigan expected to be ready today. G«*n. Crowder has outlined th*' ayatem of the lottery to newspaper men here J,est effort be mad** to switch numbers at the last moment, the scheme will be kept secret until lagging districts report to their state capitals. Msk» your visit to Chicago % visit to fii** Iff >TF.I. ATI.ANTIC, Clsrk n*nr .farkson-Mvd—yo*i will thank us for the suggestion. <6O rooms fl.aO up. —Ad v. NEW PREMIER TO DELAY ANSWER ON NO “ANNEXATIONS” ISSOE; SECOND CRISIS THREATENS, BERLIN HINTS' If You Need Any Tips on Canning Send tor a Visiting Housekeeper Knowing that *o many people in Detroit hav- gardens this year and are planning '<> can the -urplus. Miss Bessie I.**-, head of the Visiting Housekeep* is' association, of No. 33 Warren ave west, has been train-' •ng her wotk.is so that they might go into th** homes to teach. Miss Lee has found that a number of women exceedingly anxious to do all they can toward helping the country, cannot leave iotne on ac count of lir-,'* families cm- household Julies, and it is to help these peo ple that the as ociation offers its ervices. Miss Lee has Just reeent HESITATES AT TAKING BACK CASH Green Says He Wants Specific Instruction From Prosecutor Wavne county. looked upon In view of rcr< n( scandalous develop merits as hti institution sadly mulcted, is nevertheless balking at the prospect of opening the treasury doors to admit approximately S7.R<K) taken from it “without due process of law H The money reprt sents interest on special funds that has been kept by former County Treasurer William K Moeller, lMwnrd K. Stein and John K. W . Wrgouw These former keep ers of the county rash say they took the money because it was a custom to do so. Since the legality of the custom has been questioned, the three ha\e stated that they are ready to return tl r interest money to the treasury. The desirability of doing -<> was further i tnphasized Wednesday "hen Prosecutor Jasnowski ruled that the money should he returned. And this i< where the hitch comes. County Treasurer William Jl C.reon, Jr., says he will not accept the cash unless Jasnowski hands him a written opinion that Is much more complete than the on** he give verbally on Wednesday With Gre«-n, it is not al me a question or whether the moi »-y should be paid back, lb* want' to know If he will he relieving the hondsni»*n of for mer treasurers from liability IT h< takes the money frorp them. <ir**en sees a possibility of this, bonds men being held to account for treas ury shortages, and It fs a general title of lav tliai once money is tak en from a person who is bond* and, ihe bondsmen nr* considered freed ol their obligation- This Is one of the-Ten*on■» whv It I- feared the* It i lr- "nsslble to collect nrn the f:* e.oq f»r which Anthony .1 Kloka wn« bond' and. The auditors’ secret and k* i with Kloka Is held to blame **T don’t w int to tie subjected to the same rri’jt i-n -p if was directed against the auditors," said Mr Green. "Therefore, I’ll have to have that phase of the e.,se very thoroly explained before | a< • » pt a p**nnv." Moelb-r nlr* d> ha > i!i.i«n up his Check for sl.'die.77, represent- the sum 1 took ns m terrst on lac.* and ••-’ >r license money during his two u i us nr coun ty treasurer Strip h ordered bookkeeper* to r.*n rt wn the imottn* lie fecelv ed One report is that the figure will reach *-,.nun, Vergouw will return about 81,000, jt jy said Justice Heston revTopc • hi* grand Jury in\es*igatlon info the Kloka case Thursday afternoon lv taken a course In canning in the Michigan Agricultural college. The visiting housekeepers will also be glad to demonstrate before small groups of women or clubs. Thp> are in a position to teach how to prepare economical dishes as well as tb teach canning. The instruc tion Is free, but anvone desiring to contribute financially toward the work may do so This money wfll be used to extend the work to those who would probably not be reached otherwise. Anyone desiring the ser vices of a visiting housekeeper may write or phone the association. RUSS HEADS MAY LEAVE PETROGRAD Government Considers Removal To Moscow PETROGRAD, July 19—An ex traordinary session of the cabinet council yesterday morning corjid eied transferring the government to Moscow, it was announced here to day With this removal of the capital being considered, the army chief of staff announced simultaneously evi dence had been obtained that Nich olai I.enlne. the pacifist agitator was a regularly accredited Herman agent, sent by the German staff to the sixth army front to discredit the provisional government. l/»nln*\ It was arrested, had been supplied with German money from the Ger man legation at Stockholm The Russian army staff also de clare*! that the Maximalist leader, Kosloosky, is the real chief of the German agents in Russia, and that he has a credit of two million roubles (approximately $1.000,000 > in Petrograd banks. Three serious outbreak-* of mal contents and opponents t<> th** pro visional government have been re ported from Petrograd this week. German money nnd German a gen ts being largely Mamed for them These d* nionatratlons may be responsible for the <-abln>*t roiinetl’a ronatdera tlon of a transfer of the govern ment's business to Moscow where the diaturhtng elements would be le-s likely to Interfere Goes With Hospital Unit to Assist In Recreation Work Charles F Prown, formerlj man user of the 0r»roll Symphony or cheatra, and a? present office man aner for the Merchants Realty com pany, has enlisted as a private In the I>efrolt College of Medicine Paso hospital unit. No 3K, which expects to gn into active duty Auk ls» Mr Rrown, who leaves Detroit the end of the week for his former home in Boston, will be assistant fn rec reatton work to the Rev. William P Maxon, rector of Christ Episcopal church, who Is chaplain of the unit Mi Brown is an accomplished musi cian. playing piano and Oman, and for in >ears was organist and choir ma.-ter of Ste. Anne's Episcopal church, Boston He reads and peaks French fluently and will be of invaluable service to the unit when it Is sent to the front. PurinK Mr. Brown’s residence in Detroit he has made a wide circle of warm friends who will send every good wish with him In his patriotic service to his country. NOON IN DETROIT: ONE CENT. Reichstag Majority Voices Liberal Peace Policy DETERMINE TO HAVE THEIR WAY Chancellor Expected To Face Members Today By OJLBOS GARDXFR. Staff Correspondent United Prest • MSRJLIN, July 18. (Delayed), via London. July 19. —Chancellor Mlch aelis Is expected in hia first speech before the relcbstag on Thursday to demand time for ret* tlement of tho Issues of parllamen tarlzatlon and peace. leaders here do not look for Im mediate changes in the parliamen tary situation. The difficulty Inherent In the re strictions of the constitutional sys tem will make these of slow devel opment. The new' chancellor, as a matter of principle, wdll seek time for con sideration of the matter. July 19—Chancellor Mlchaells will bid for a "German peace" in his relchstag speech this afternoon, according to reports re ceived from Swiss sources today. They declared the chancellor's peace formula would conform strict ly to the instructions of the German general headquarters and be based upon the military situation now' re garded as favorable to Germany. I/ONPON, July 19. The tensity in the German internal situation was increased, if anything, today according to dispatches here/ by anxiety as to what policy the new' chancellor might indicate in his reichstap speech this afternoon. There was the direct hint in some German dispatches that if T>r. Mlchaells’ pronouncement was nn-, satisfactory' or if he temporized. In tho view of th* r« Ichstag coalition majority, another crisis might ho precipitated. In this situation tho guesses as to what the new chan cellor might have to say covered a wide range of speculation. The relchstag majority holds a very effective weapon as ret tho power to withhold approval of the credit bill. If it refuses this bill the government has only two courses open under the constitu tion. One Is to accede to flu* ma jority’s demands and the other Is to prorogue the session The lelrb stag ran only be prorogued for 30 days unless ps consent is given. If a longer period of dismissal Is sought th« law requires disbanding CHARLES f. BHOWA.