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Austrian Premier Offers Peace Parley
A Religious Referendum— Every Monday The Time* w*itl print in full the Sunday sermon delivered from a Detroit pulpit that the most people ask for. See church page in Tho Times on Saturday, December 1, for particulars. K Ic;II T E C N TII E A R , NO. 5 I . GERMAN ATTACK ON BYNG DISSOLVES IN BLOODY ROUT AUSTRIA OFFERS PERCE WITHOUT ANNEXATIONS, AMSTERDAM DECLARES Premier Says Nation Is Heady To Quit War, Is Report IX»TDO\\ Dec. 1. \u«tria is pre-. jpar*»d t<=» negotiate a general pi / I Avitltu / Ventral New ; ( dam toda>. \ X RAY KEY TO D'SAULLES CASE Controversy Over Photo May Mean Life Or Death To (‘hilean BY man RMLUE Si'll} Correspondent (inted /'tens. MINBOLA. L. !., T)ec. 1 - \round a darken*' 1 ) i a-- ' ’.at how- on ar X-ray photograph of the skull ot Mrs. Bianre !>*- Saulles, will wag# the fight for th*' Iff. of the young Chilean hojr*"*- today. Exporth Tor the rfute *#- ♦ ifi• cl that Mrs. De was perf#'cil> sen*' v h**n she sh**t anti killed her hus band after hr had rctti-.#-*! to giv*' h«r thrlr son. The* dark spot on the X-ray plat#-, whirh physicians for thr defense have formed u fracture of thr skull, Is declared f>v * xpe-rtf for the «fate to hr merely thr "baby spot” -the Inst portion of Mrs. IT** Saulles’ skull to clos** when she ««< t« child Woman of Highest British Army Hank '■fc-'V #e *V i III' * “ ■ 'Vf- . Wj /CHALMUK / WAT|o^; Mr«. « hNlnirrii \\ i*t**»n, M. 11., hna tkf hlßlt«-*t rtinlt Krlil l>> nn» luminn In (hr lirliMi army. 'hr hn> hrm it i» |m> Ir» * e<| chief rontrnllrr «*f (lir \V*»n*«-**'a \rr«i» \u«illMr> I <<r|»*. riv- Ina hrr chief e*»rtlinnn«l *• f (hr (hod* niiitrl* «f wnmrn hehln*l (hr* liar* la I ranee. 'hr l> n slater nf air Hr!*’ llriMra, mlmiriilii r hlrf. shr nn* Ikr Brtl nnmn'i i*hj slelaiW trul unfid frlimi klllnhtlirijh I nhrr^lH, mmv h Tin: tiwi: to mi v from r>l« w n**n’s M**ntb Rnllr •“OriTTig ■? •—A*JV. Or pit. «'ln U nlm'h, *n f hli-ne<> nn»l r<*. turn net*. 3. '■*. I , Ifelurh limit Dec. Ift. Hhnrtr-rt route. i-i'iinnl- nn ♦ rally lofattH. ritv Tiekei office. 9 Jfort-st wi «t and l'nl"n station A'l rrliilln*—fhr pint* nra* I.l**«t—l h i* la rtphl—T>mr* l*k f>r#t.«—Walt* WH, ACCUSED | #IKILLING, HANGS SELF field In Barbee Case, Takes Life In Cell K'annc tbr •videßco against him w:\-> too trong. Ta* Roy Vrtiner, ■ j v* ;*rs *>ld, h« Id in tlie killing of Cur* tit Harbor n work ago. took Ills Illy Saturday morning hv hanging him , self to si cioss-bar In his eel 1 in po 1 lire headquarters. if*' was dead j when cut nown and thr body was takrp to tin- morgue. Officer Robert Evans discovered \ the man swinging from the bar, su pended by a large handkerchief. \ < rtner bunged himself soin *tmm j between f> and fi o'clock. It was not ■ until shortly after tl o’clock thai j Evans. taking a walk down the cell 1 block, -aw the body. \ erincr wcs alone in his e# 11. l'rida\ afternoon Vertner appeared to he niootlv and despondent. I>ur i mg the morning h*« had been quizzed j by t'hief of Detectives Fo\ and |)r I 1* es j ve■; .John Reid and William Good, head of tne homicide division t nder the questioning he admitted , helping carry the body of Ttarbe » to i»s resting place In » ditch on t’on i , r 1 . bc'twec n ( harlevoix .md Mark aves. Sono* piece? of VertneFß wearing apparel were found covered with j blond. According to the police*, he i could not give a satisfactory expla nation tor the presence of the blood. | The hammer with which Barbees • kull was «rush«'i| was Wrtnur’s property. This hntnni* r wis found I n**t lar from the body. Mrs. V* r s | nor, who resides at No. lj'! Elmwood | n\ #•, the instrument belonged to them, When the body was cut down the | police It ought there war still a j spark of life and a hurtv call was • tit in for a lung motor. After a I half-hour's work ji wan decided life j was extinct. In the meantime the police are t continuing th*lr hunt for Oth.t Ear 1 lmc, brother of the dead man Vert 1 tier tri* and to fasten the crime on i Othn. Reid and Hood sa\. The brother left town eith* t the morning ■ before the killing or shortly after It ! and luff no trail. SCANDINAVIA TO STAY NEUTRAL y Nations To Assist One \ not her By Exchange of Mer chandise CTI RIHTIA MA\ Dec 1 Norway.' Sweden and Tk-ntnark have entered ; a n*-w agreement to observe “th* An official statement todav an 1 nounced this result of the confer j eno of the Scandinavian king* and st lfesnieti Which has been in pro gress h**re. The conference, arcordiris to/ an nminpenient. Hgrr«»d t*n *tp*canqina- 1 lap h irni‘tn\| ; <! t* .■ <t*, • •- Mi denlfo, regardless of ,the vhvth i*f the wjir. each nation to obsorra the j it most r\enf tallfy and all to assM ' - — - ■■ 0 I «>no< (• Mntinf <li mrni, ph* 'lres* Health KeSf.rt *>f America. w at'i: iivv< rtviLtox (Jonit Vtoqiif B ill t'night. Cash | prt«e, -Alt. DETROIT TIMES AMERICA’S CLEANEST NEWSPAPER ' v ~' ‘ *| OEAIH TAKES DR. ROWLAND Former Detroit Pastor Parses Away In Hattie ( reek Sanitarium Word wns rceeived in I>etroit Sat urday morning of the death Friday night in Rattle <’roek sanitarium, of •he Ri•• . Frank S. Rowland, of Winona, Minn , formerly of Detroit. Dr Row land, who was pastor of Chss avc, .Methodist church in this city fro ix years until ho resigned two years ago to accept the Winona - nil. had boon in the sanitarium for .‘ix weeks, suffering from a complies lon of diseases which finally c**n - t«d in the brain For in days ibet has been no hope of the p» Kent's recovery. hr Rowland was one of the best known men In American Methodism American General Recover* ■NMKRK’AN FfRM> UFAIXIUAR TKfIS. PR A NUB. Dec 1. The Amer ican major geenrnl who has been ill at an Vmerican base hospital was discharged as recovered today. To enable hunters to accurately aim nt game at ntght an Fngltsh trr n h:»< Invented a searchlight to he mounted beneath the tnurzle of a tifle, supplied with current from a storart pah cry jn the stock of the weapon iQmore days ' to buy a Christmas ,^ or Present Cosp r< S AXI-H I) A Y . hKCK MB E H 1 . 1 <U 7 . ON THE TRAIL ()l THE WAR PROFITEER AUTO FOLK TO SUPPORT WAR PLANS Manufacturers Pledge Selves In I>ig Meet ing Here Unqualified support of the autotno bile Industries committee in W.t.-h ington was fledged by more than 1.60 automobile manufacturers of the United States in a meeting in the I►» »i ol i Athletic club, I tirin'. Th v sent the following telegram to f)an |e! Willard, chairman of the w,n In dusirlcH board The autoniohlte Industry,' sin repr*- **n*«-d hj mere i!wn t ■>•> manufactur er* In sessU.n hnr f -'ln-, x innte*-re lie hearty aupp*-rt i»> our aut- mehlb Industrie* committee In Washington and i'l'dß'n to th» war ImJoiilfirP board,and lh< war and navv r|*pnrt' men i * then full ce*r»peratlr*n. and a man express willing nee* t • turn their futilities <>\ei t<> Uv govern ment as soon us the government can make u«e of them. In the meantime we hope to keep our organlrationx ln*a< t as to conserve ihe xiod»iit possible p«>ten. fial strength to the pr* sent and fu ture war plans of the g -\--rmnent Evidence was submitted m fhi ; meeting that the government ha.- no Intention of arbitranh (hiring or* the —JiMTormbitr* —hu'-n; 1 vra .brought oui that the nianufac.turt 1 of their own volition, h.td offered <«» reduce passenger < nr production a.- much as necessary to meet :he gov ernment demand for their liK’llitlr ft w oujd be a -h')" • gh’ed i ou ,tbps government’s part, it w - point et* 'out, to crtpi'b an iriduH'v the 1 was helplpg to solve ■ ti l..port t tlnn problem by relieving the tail roads; an industry now ranking Thm<T~aTnor;gTTot. ,>r i * . Charles Clifton. president »f the National Automobile ( Itambt r of presided over Ihe confer Hugh Chalmers. A w * <>P Hi .Tobn n la«e were sppo.n* lo co-operate w‘th in meeting war r«*- quirements. Mr, Chalmers urged that j preparation be made for a five years’ ! war. Nine manufacturers volunteered the ervlcep of ns many engin«*em to work with the committee In Washington Alfred Reeves, general manager of the National Automobile Chain-j her of Commerce, reported that the organization «ould count on the loyal support of ill** 27.'*db dealers in the country, who an* readjusting then t**i--in*- -- to the n* a sliuatiqn H*> produced tatl Met c<implied for the its** of ihe government showing the *-xi*-nt of tin* induatry. The<e : how « and n production for lh*- year ending i June jo i>f 1 ,Si**f., 1 a i motor vehicles in the Ui,tied States, »f which 112.- 20*1 were trucks Tin total value of the product w:»*' $017,47<i.525. PRISONER MAKES ESCAPE (iets Away From Police Dur ing Ihe Morning “Showup” During the regular morninK "show-up” of prinoners in police headquariers Saturday morning, ! one of the prison* rs mingled with i th® ofTVeers and quietly n>ad»* his j getaway b* for* his absence wa.» discovered. The police, tho making every effort to Keep the affair quiet, Jos* no time in getting on the trail of th* fugitive. A* 1 o o'clock he was still at large The jvdlce re fu**ed to give ihe man’s name or on f powerful electric submarine camera that a New York man ha«- lnvented is expected to get as much Information about sunken vessels in a short nm*- as It would take * x pe-ienchdl divers day- to gather l♦ | , Kverv- tjlnie in the lust half Jury that a rensus hsf beqn taken It has shown an in*'feas« in the penrcentage of urban dwellers in ~TTneTard aivl _ ale< 'and a dfTf*'ti. • " In the proportion of rural resident* Tamils’ W *«M**e "** per lh. wmm ■srkttaHt* l.anadr» ( «*.. Wain WHU. — Adv, Printing—(he r1..,n nent kind—that I* rtfkl-TlaM .Uk f)rtt dsla IMA CHARGING WAVES COT TO PIECES RY BRITISH MACHINE GUNS; INFANTRY RUSH SWEEPS OUT REMAINING FOES LANSDOWNE REPUDIATED IN BRITAIN Officials Alarmed Lest U. S. Think Letter Was Authorized LONDON. l>ec 1 England fer vently hopes America is not misled l)’. th«* nmrquls Ms I^anstlowneV I»*t t*>r. Apprehension lest the view point taken by the r talesman be mistakenly attributed as that of a majority of Englishmen was fore most in the editorial nmmu'nt to day. Publication of Lansdow tie’s views has created a Mfrrr whirlwind of dispute. Supporters pro and eon ht* both quoting i’resldent Wilson freely us support of and against the former foreign minister's views. The anti f*an-downe adherents insist the principle- enumerated »n utter ly opposed u» the Wilsonian view point, while supporters of the rio knockout" Idea declare It js the es sence of the American president'* • policies Most of the press agreed with Ponar Law today, that publication of the letter was "a national mis fortune. ” Ponar Law's speech denouncing the T an-downe letter was promi nently displayed by all newspapers, particular emphasis being laid on the chancellor of the exchequer’s declaration "The letter Is based upon nn as sumption and a strange Hssump [ tion that bee »tjse ihe German* say they ate ready • > huv» a p t of na tlon« and to talk about disarma ment, therefore* peoe is possible. "We are told there ha- been a i great change in German feeling I believe there has gn wn up a con sldetable discontent in Germany 'With the present sy.-tem, but v hut jis >t l basis” ft i* al* *1 inn that the ; military ■'vstem Is n<>t giving «\ i per ‘eand Ponar Law continued emphasising | that pence now would merely no an continuance in pow • r in Germany !of the limn who were responsible | fo* - the war. would mean that anv part of Ha*ton* world be usele p r.lnre there would h f * no force to punish violators of•»ti«* agreement, nn ! that n decisive military victory for the Allies, plus the growing sentiment in Germany was the onP wn\ in which th* war could he 1 ended. The Evening New*, one of the | Noetbollffe papers dubbed T,nn« j downe the "Marqtds of Mand.'Up." an 1 bPterlv denotinced his message The Globe inferred to the mar I'quls’ pronunclamento as a s»ah in i th<- back, comparing him to Cail j lattx In France. Th< Westminster Garotte hrlieved tha* powerful Interests were behind Lansdow no. The Star defended the le'fpr a* likely at leatt to cause dis cussion out of which might arise some concrete fact of twine. The 'Evening Standard likewise Inter ■prided—t: not a.^—a *_.ijgJ.n (if pa cldsm. , » rnm MiS-i*l<lrlrli. «-|»-rh In JnAce W rh*tfr 1 * rmirl, on I'rliUf h» n dipping <>f a «etn. s- ttted a csss that ethegwG* wo lit ham rnft- Itned aUs to * omtdet* Andrew Chuptin tti«* ryt» «l »h<- «utt. d*- it u*r tbst Yt Illtktti I* Snow «,tred t' .< tn* lt'i\ and t» sr iyng 'l l * 1 •< f- fs-'fh f- »■’ ' w gdrrlt t«M, that » * w j '' ■ ■ " ■< fir* and to (pry thbj sd^i 1 r I asli ft 0 rl«ilmed/ if. 'ft ,*p ltl/ o.y t> ’ < Wk « r lsn.os fStiJ' ug h f n/ lf<v y'iv } ru\t* ‘ —gM-ti ■ | 1.0 t\* /Opt Mtt'lt'S ' / 7 ■ ■ ». t ' I < ■» -n 11 Kef « I " in' i Tft at, ii.tV•. i « 'I t '-.'i.i* id «. hi *tra (ht loan nr II Otlft o t par rent v ft r ,,of ft.ia tti *? ;n- | rne Hour: or Vffnirr. K m |*l re RtiHdins. ■—Adw MRS. BROWNING EN ROUTE HOME CHICAOO. Dec. 1 Mrs. Id Browning, tne woman who 'disap peared in My-higan lust September and wan found in the union .-daiioi here in a da/* ii condition this w* ek, was euroute back to her hon.e In So tnonauk, 111., w ith h* r husband to (Ja>. ‘-w. Deput * Police Chief We- lh: ootr d'" elared bluntly today that “her tale i? too weak to admit of belief,'' and said her .dory of being kidnaped by a man ami woman “was invented :-<> she could return to hi r hush and and children after a long absence.*’ West brook further declared his belief * he had submitted to the “butterfly brand'* which was burned on hei breast b> acid. Physicians snv p will disappear without leaving a sear. DRIVE FOR FUNDS FORY POSTPONED Will Join Hed Cross In Campaign Early Next Year Th#- Detroit Y. W. (!. A. h»* * r ' cepted the invitation of th** Detrol* chapter of the American Red Cross . to join In a Joint campaign for war • funds earl; next year At rordinglv tjr - ‘*Y’’ drive for fItMhOOO as !»< ! tn»tt’s quota «>f lhe s4.»K»n,ono to b' i rai.-ed In the United Stat#t-. for th- Y V\ C. A., which Was srheduled for next w«ek, has been called off. ' r his may b«* th#- first *.r*-p towar l tTie realization of a plan that has bin mjder consideration f ,,r ,v feral months by ttelruit ./ibarvl_LiiU; j and social service nrganixatlon for ; financing their work by mm big • budget The action of' the y W j «’. \. is comm* n«l* and by tiu-atavu? T * Fnp-. qlioirnisu of the lw' , 'o" rhnpt«-r of the R#-d ( ross. wlm fay tint po-'pon# meat of th«- < amr^Ur 1 tn# ans tjie conserve.*ion of « n*-rgv “Detroit w -s reaching a point of 'piiiMiHl exhaustion." **Rid i \t< tSr#-'. r <>f • of th*- men’s ndv '‘*""v • council appointed for the *nntpaigr ! “The Y W • A. has don* a gr«*a' 1 thing .11 making possibb- th- uuiflr-.i jtion of two grea* enmpaten ‘ j Miss .liiil*-. Russel, nresidenf of I workers to h ild themsatvc in r* ad I «i‘ for the post port **d - anir*r#.tt ~n«i not A iiow tpetr •■nthu <, a -m t*> Mrs. fTcnrce Barnes j e iderf o f th# Ba'tle C-eet Y. W ( \ i brought new- l-Yidav. *hcn s‘-<’ spoke to th* <otni v;ftptaln- and members in the Board of (.‘onim*-iee that a committee of IWI men in her J home city had voted to adopt the Y'oivifnunit? plan I <luratK>n of wwr i ni? w*ii • , ni hrnro fho Y M. A !Im Y. 'V (* JA. th*’ t rr^Rfloft mnusMon and will h--o \ | nr? In Jn4m+ Hat la* I'rlifiiy re I tirtirrl ■ of lI.fRL uii r* rl<l an HI dAUiriRT, Ira hciiiar IHe nm a* I T 7 » hihm I * MUA I l*(tn I %»t' srnrTr Iyn \ I grißtllWll ITX V to* I*4 auSihaarj s» the Mstn-e-Mi / 'ht) tkst p#«x *l MX** vyt'T »r•'•*»'/ o 1 j nt r#i let itth 1 [Mi*-' h* Wlmaa' Mt Aresd A n#»l t'»e»*lil> O Kli tme 'df ♦n- g I #*f* a |q» ’ th»i* •••ra »f Orliißeira M**air St -re Peats n* tr at Arra#li« and <Jrti\i»- U'* • -A4f.' / . / I N DETROIT: ONE C ENI. British Today Retain Grip On Field Strewn With Foe Dead NONE OF ENEMY GAINS ARE HELD Ground Recovered At Fearful Cost Lost By Enemy LONDON, D«c. I.—Tha Gen. man* have apparently given up hope of wrerting back any ofe Gen. Bynq s gains aroopd i Br*t, according to Mar shal Haig’s official statement to day. He reported no attempt to i renev. attacks on this front dur ing last night. Pa WILLIS 7 PHILLIP PIMM* i st 1.-/T t ■ 1 1 >s [finder t Vni ted Press : Win THF, BRITISH AHMIkiS IN FR.WiTK, Dec. 1 - British troops, hold p-. grf*und between Mamuivtoa - -1.1 '• - * 1 "g 111 | flf'Ul nf nori oi .*». Th* round Is littered with Ger i -*i -n d-aii. The British are “dug in'* i.l tit id" * -he t tri ed human bodies and l rnk*-n tipi b n.enix of war. X ; t.erman w moved j serof » * this ground in a e*nmter-at tark against tne British last night. Th#- wav- r# n led t*i leave behind a qtiivering f*- tm literally <-ompo»#Mi of -trip es ti< h. hits of bodies, uni form metal and cloth. I ti n th. ir old storminr method, the Germans charged full into tha | Bnti»b machine gun positions in ; dens* |y parked masses. Into the I wall <*r humanity, the machine guns 1 poured ,1 utrudy fl r&. British artHlery, far behind, aceu rate*, caught the wait with h**wvy f-hell.- Th*-* *xploded. tearing to pi*-« - h*- *'ti«ms Vtf the German i iin<- t*iat .-'ill stood In the face of th# Waring of th*' machine guns. Tin . 11 Jv ii* ing wall m*dte*l awar, I Exploding -hellw flung bit-* *»f what. ■ 1-ad -i i t.urnan h*-ing? over the | field M *) n gun fire continued to I'n. t| nit-fn! remnants fumed Thi* wn - nrvjy one of numerous a1 Vl w* '<• h*avv. Crown Ft It-, treeht *-vidently has de ; • . j ~u i very .-ffi.rt, by mass* • - . ■ v-idabl. man. to regain Killian Chief At \llied War Table , t ‘ f\ Ot l l .^L T VJCJ.OK v j'MMMSVrI li»*i|l*>, pr-tiwi *wtn-l,»0r *H( HfeiV* *• S-nd nf He Ii«ltu« |f*Ms ••*- ter|»lltr*f n**! *«ii|Hl k:t r»H*- j He In • a*»pff, ST 7f»r» nIW. »»4 **•# *»f Ik* «hl»«l inri* Iti llalhia ,hMI* NVa Me In Rnifenr mt mmmf Hpsl werwa.