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If BAD The Mis soutlan . for is ths *o1drs1iab1s* THE DAILY MISSOTTLIAN f-Aä4%l VOL. XLIV. NO. 301. MISSOULA, MONTANA, MONDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 25,1918. PRICE FIVE CEI BOLSHEVIKI LEADERS ACCEPT HUN TERMS WOULDN'T FIGHT; GWEN 25 TEARS IN FEDERAL PEN! Officer In United States Army Draws Line Fight ing Hun Relatives. SENDS RESIGNATION TO WAR AUTHORITIES Court Martialed When Propa gandist Evidence Is Dis covered in Home. New York, Feb. 24.—Captain David A. Henkes, Sixteentl^lnfantry, U. S. A., lias been sentenced to dismissal from the servico and confinement at Lard labor for 25 years, by a general court martial held at Governor's Island. Henkes, who is of German descent, < ndeavored to resign his commission, saying that he did not care to fight against relatives anti friends. Captain Henkes, who was stationed :.t Han Antonio, Texas, last May wrote to the secretary of war, urging him to accept the resignation, which he had already submitted, und giving reasons which, he declared, would no longer allow him to serve fts an officer of the army. Capafin Henkes suggested as an al ternative that he lie given service in some other field, although he expressed the belief, that the best ■ <yjur.se would he the Immediate acceptance of his resignation. Ordered to Franco. Captain Henkes, soon after he had nubmltted his resignation, tgas ordered to France with the American expedi tionary force», and from his quarters there, June 2t, 1917, wrote to the ad jutant general in Washing!on, calling attention to the fact, that he had re signed, and declaring that his bat talion commander, the department, quartermaster and the commanding of-, fleer of the southern department had approved his action. Ip this letter lie repeated the reasons given to the sec retary of war for desiring to quit tho service. Homs for Courtmartial. Captain Henkes was then ordered to this country and summoned before a courtmartial at Governor's Island, where he was formally charged with violation of the 95th article of war. This charge recited that. "Having taken an oath of office in which, among other things, he swore to sup port and defend the United States against all enemies, foreign and do mestic, and that tie would 'bear frue faith and allegiance to the same," had written the letter concerning Ids res ignation. 25 Years Mord Work. The courtmartial found him guilty and the findings, having been reviewed l>5' the judge advocate general, the sentence of'the court, dismissal from the sendee and confinement at hard labor for 25 years, wqre ordered carried out. The United States disciplinary bar racks at Port I.envenworth. Kan., was designated as the place of imprison ment, and it was declared that "Cap tain David A. Henkes, 16th Infantry', «•eases to be an officer of the army from February 23, 191S." Search Discloses Hun Propaganda. Washington, Feb. 24.—Evidence that in spite of Ms commission in the United States army he was in touch with German agents, contributing to Von Bernstorffs propaganda funds and working for peace at any price b* fore America went to war was largely re sponsible for the heavy punishment imposed upon Captain David A. Henkes. On his. return from France he asked te be allowed to see his wife. This was denied, but he was permitted to telephone ■ and officers "listened" and heard him instruct bis wife to burn all his papers. Was Active Propagandist. Before Mrs. Henke could carry out the order her boms was entered and incriminating letters and papers seised. According to officers of the judge advocate general's department, these proved that Henkes not only had lasen in communication with Count von iternatorff, then German ambassador ta the United Etta les. but had con tributed to German, Austrian and Turkish funds, and had hern an active propagandist. Henkes was horn in Iowa In 1175, and entered the army at the outbreak of the Spanish-American war as a private In Company G, First Wlaeon <dn Infantry, lie was made a corporal and then a* sergeant. He became a ascend lieutenant in February, 1551, _ and Wt »W Wg r ed h a fed frète âte Ht y— tr y ac train' school of tbe fxmr, The Weather TODAY IS WHEATLESS. Eat only war brood today ao this to whfitloM day. Hava at loaot on« mtal without m«at. Sava augar and fata all tha time. Wa are in Forsoast — Montana, fair and celder Monday; Tuaaday, fair with rising temperature. utation all Its own. What promised to be a delightful Sabbath turned into a LOCAL OBSERVATIONS. Maximum .... .35 Minimum 22 At S a. m. .... 30 At S p. m. . 22 As a mixture of sunshine, snow, warmth and cold, yesterday had a rep snow squall before noonday and by night the air was decidedly of the rhil ly variety, it was March arriving sov eral <tajs ahend ot schedule. FROM OTHER POINTS. City— Min. Max. Bismarck ...... .......................... 4U 4S ........................... Kansas Pity ............................... «2 «S Moorhead ...... ..................... 41 •ts 60 St. Louis .... ........................... 5« 58 ............................. 42 46 Williston ..... ................ 24 38 ............................ Ill 36 Helena. ....... ........................ 1 R 34 Salt Lake ................................ 34 no ............................ 34 34 Portland 4 « ................. to 32 ................. 12 14 Mlnnedosn ........ .14 29 Winnipeg ...................... IS VI AMERICANS SILENCE GERMAN BATTERIES ----------- Barrage Fire Inflicts Heavy Damage on Hun Line. With the American Army In France, Feb. 23. lly the Associated Press.— In the American sector northwest of Toni today Urn Gormans trie«! tho tac tics of concentrating artillery fire on one of the American positions, ap« paremly with tho purpose of obliter ating it. The American guns Immedi ately furnished the German batteries with a double heavy retaliatory fire ami then swept the enemy Unas with vicious barrage, inflicting consider able damages. The German guns promptly ceased fire. Whether they were silenced or stopped firing for other reasons Is un kuovMi. but ainco that time hardly a shot has been filed from that polnL lotst night a German patrol was found once more within the American wire. It was driven back by machine gun and rifle fire. American patrols worked freely without interference. The Germans today dropped Into the American trenches an entirely new type of bomb, resembling a base ball. No damage was done. Hun Proclamations Inform Slavs Resistance Useless Petrograd, Feb. 24.—The advancing Germans are distributing proclama tions in Russian territory declaring resistance is useless as Germany has transferred to the eastern front a great army, which intends to capture anil occupy Petrogfnd. Narvla, which lies about SO miles from Petrograd, is preparing for a seige. North of Dvlnsk one Russian regiment soot a delegation with a white flag to expluln to the advancing Germans that It was "all a mistake" as the Russians were not at war. Their proffer was met by a volley and the envoys were killr-d. Fails to Reach Patriotic Standard ; Cancel Meeting Grants Paiyt, Or»'.. Feb. 24.—Rev. W. A. Baker, representing the interna tional Bible Students' association of Brooklyn, N. Y., advertised that he would speak here tonight. Before the hour set for the meeting the local council of defense sent him a commit to ask if h»' was a member of the Red Cross, a subscriber to the Liberty loan, a punh*s«-r of thrift stamps or .Savings certificates and w hois-heart edly and unreservedly backing the gov ernment's war program. Upon giving negative answers, Mr. Baker was told he must nut.attempt to speak here. He abandoned his attempted nn-etlng. Portland I. W. W. Quarters Raided; Six Inmates Held Portland. Ore., Feb. 24.—Mx alleged members of the 1. w. W. were being held In jail here today for federal In vestigation. foHowin* a raid last night «n the local h a>l«|ua rters of the or ganization by federal and police of. ... _______________ fleers. Twenty other«, tehee in th* laid, were charged with vagrancy. A f tfwahf n l er f. W. W. H W i g W» «M 'itezed. _ 1140 Lose Lives When Steamer Florizel Pounds to Pieces on Rocky Coast of Newfoundland 78 Passengers and 62 Members of Crew Perish When Hur ricane Driven Red Cross Liner Onto Shoals—Not One Escapes Battering of the Waves and Exposure. St. Johns, X. F.. Feb. 24. The crack Red Cross liner Florlr.cl, from St. Johns for New York by way of Halifax, with 14(1 persons aboard, including 75 pas songer», piled up on tho ledges near «'ape Race during a blizzard today and it is believed that all on board were lost. Naval gunners, sent on n special train from this city, shot a line :u«ros-s tho how of the partly submerged ship tonight, but wnfted in vain for it to be bnliled fthfuml. Just, before dark ness blotted the wreck from t tew five 111 « n driven from the ffir«'enytlc by the giant sens were seen to « limb the for ward rigging, signalling feebly for help. But when they failed to make fast the line. It was feared that they had suc cumbed to the cold and exposure. .Those five were the only ones visible on board several hours after the ship struck. • Stand by to Search. Somewhere b< yond the white mael strom of blastkers, two staunch rescue steamers, the Terra Nova and the Home, manned by Newfoundland snil . lay in waiting for n favorable mu tilent to sen«l a boat through the surf, hut though the storm appeared to be ubsiding, it was feared that it would be daybreak before tin- sea moderateit enough to make it possible to approach tho wreck. Prominsnt Psopls Aboard. included among the passengers were 12 women and four children. Among NATIONAL LABOR POLICY IS HOPE Administration Anticipates Biff Things From Com ing; Conference. Washington, Feb. 24.—Five rCpresen tntlvi s each of capital and labor will moot here tomorrow at the call of the government to Isy down a basis of relations between capital and labor during tho war. Oiit of their confer ences government officials hope will grow tho foundation of u. national labor policy. The repreaentatives of the employers are Loyall A. Osborne, New York, vice president of the Westinghouse Electric 5» Manufacturing company; Charles F. Brooker. Ansonia, Conn., president of the American Brass company; W. H. Van Dervoort, East Moline, III., presi dent of Itoot and Van Dervoort Engi neering company; I,. F. I.oree, New York, president of the Delaware A Hudson, and C. Edwin Michael, Roa noke, V*., president of the Vtrgtntg Bridge & Iron company. Lkber Representatives. Representatives of labor are: Frank J. Hayes, Indianapolis, president of the United Mine Workers; William Hut ehoson. president of the Brotherhood of Carpenters; J. A. Franklin of Kansas City, president of the Brotherhood of Boilermakers; Vlrtor Olander, Uhl »•sgo, representative of the Seamen's union, nnd T. A. Ilb'kart, Chicago, president of the United Garment Workers. , The ten men will name two others to represent in the conferences of the general publie, Hava FSw piff« ranee*. The conferences will begin, officials declare, with the essential points of difference few in number. The first aim in getting the two sides together is to reach an arrangement that will do nway with strikes and lockouts, and make possible a government labor program, which will operate so that it will become neceaeary neither for the government to toko control of war in dustries nor to co mm amleer labor for war production. If an entire agree imnt is not reached, officials say, both these steps are within the range of posstMlities. Besides strikes other important sub jects are to be dealt with including Iwsis for wage determination, price fixing and piece work prices, elimina tion of restrictions on output and measure* to prevent the cutting of price rate pay; practices to govern di lution of labor, diacrtminotion against union or non-union labor, admission of unton agents to plants, methods of adjusting disputes, rights of workers to organize. » German Aviator Deserter Interned in Switzerland Geneva, Feb. 24.—Official announce _____ m-iu'wna maide 'u^y thst « German aviator who *— «V-* mot Basel, is a de serter. The government detMded to in ttH < h* a f ter «M fri utn WM Otrptew* to Gennnny. the first cabin passengers wer»' John Shannon Mutin, a managing director o< the firm of Bowring Brothers, Ltd., owner of the liner, and his three-year old daughter, Betty. They were gn ing to New York to meet Mrs. Munn and Edgar Bowring, one of the owners of the liner, for a visit to Florida. Fix cadets of tho Buys! flying corps, on rhitr way to join th.ir commands, were aboard. The hotly of one mem ber of the fiettiehment. Fred Snow, was Included among the six washed ashore tonight. Another Ncwfbnndland offi cer, who. It* is feared was lost, was Major Michael Sullivan, commanding tho Newfoundland forestry battalion, returning to his battalion which now is « iitting timber In Scotland. Sealing Fleet Captain Lest. Captain Joseph K«:m, one of the best known ««miroanders of the New foundland sealing fl««et, also sailed on the Florizel for .Halifax, whore ht was to take over his ship, ttie Snbl« 1 , In rendîmes for the sea! fisheries next month. Thon as McNeil, load of tho Mc Murdo Drug company, one of the lead ing pliunnuclal concerns In the colony, nnd Fred Smythe, manager of the Xewfoiinillund woolen mills, were nth « rs in the passenger list. Wind Was a Hurricans. The ship was in command of Captain \V. J. Martin, one of the foremost »kip pt rs in the Newfoundland trade. Ho took the Florizel out of Wt. Johns last night and almost Immediately ran into a terrific blizzard wilt; all the accom paniments of blinding snow and a h«uvy gale reochihg at times to hurri cane force. It is supposed that the captain mi* Judgf d his position aftei« driving the ship through the night jzgainst the storm nn«t that wind and tides had set him hack more than he calowlatial. so that when he swung to the westward, thinking It»« had chaired Cape Bn« ««, he hrought tip hard on the rocks. Ills reckoning had been off by approxi mately -0 mil«*8, an «recurrence by no in»ans infrequent during blizzards in these waters. No Lifa«S*ving Apparatus. The Florizel pile«! up «n a ledge two miles fr«*m Broad Cov«', north of Cap«' Race, at ;t point sparsely populated pud with no life-saving apparatus available, even if It bad been possible to Use It. When the darkness shut in tonight the Florizel was a battered hulk. Hhe was submerged fr»«m her fnnnel «ft. Heavy «-omhers continually swept her decks where her bow waS held up by a jagged rock. Home of those aboard hn<1 taken refuge in tne forecastle, but this was batter»*! In during the afternoon, leav ing the rigging the only place where n human being could cling for bis life. So far Os could be s«'«-n from shore only five men were able to climb the rig* ring. Up to midnight watchers at Broad C#vo reported seven bodies washed ashore. Rescue parties snl«i It wotthl be Im possible to get aboard the ship before daybreak. CRUM CASE GOES TO HOUSE TOBAT Passage of Impeachment Ar ticles' Is Considered Dead Certainty. Helena. Feb. 21.—The legislature will cfmrene again tomorrow to take op the Crum impeachment proceeding» Th«- house Will meet at 11 o'clock to c».nsidef the formal articles; these wlH be sent to the senate, It fa said, hy 1:30 when that body will convene. Tho articles of Impeachment were said to have been completed yesterday for submission to tho house, but no advance information could be secured, nor will any but the committee see them until they are ready for the house. There la no doubt of thetr passage m the resolution to Impeach Ju«igc Crum passed the house unani mously fkrtarday. The senate is expect»-d formally to receive the articles and set a date for the trial. Judge Crum, It Is ander Htood. wished a «le lay of 90 days aa he is seriously ill in Miles City, whither he was summoned by tbe illness of a son. The opinion Is that the senate I will fix a date 29 days hence for the trial, which may consume a week. I I f. Judge Charles L. Crum» of Forsyth. wh<> W — M s d over th* Fifteenth jndi district,^is accused of pro-Oerman utterancA and «cts. to whKh a number . of w Hncm ee teetMte* d u ri n g the he*»-«day in* held In the house lut week. . MKSIANS BEGIN TO hËSIST HUNS' AGGRESSIVENESS Berlin Official* Report Enu merates Several ('lashes With Slavs. INDECISION SPIRIT NOW THING OF PAST Petrograd Volunteers Pre pare to Resist German At tack on Capital. Berlin, Feb. 24.—(BrUlHli Admiralty, Per Wireless Pres«.; At some points the Russian» arc offering resistance to the Germans, the war office reports. The advance of the Germans Is snltl to have been continue«! successfully yesterday. They arc approaching the port of Reval on j lie gulf of i*lnlnnd and have captured sévirai towns, tak ing about 2.OU0 more prisoner*. The communication follows; "In KstlionlH our troops, who every where arc greet««! with Joy hy the population, press«-«! forward In forc«-«l march«-,-;, notwithstanding the rnow covere«! roads, amt liefest««! the enemy, who resist«-d at some |x>ints. They arc nrproochlng Itevnl. Try to Firs Town, "At the capture of Wulk (Livonia) on Friday, a squmlron of lluNsars hy spirited utiai-ks saved the town before thA enemy couhi destroy it by fire. "We captured 1,000 prisoners and liberated 1,60s »birman and Austro .Hungarian war prisoners. Hinall ds tuchrijents thrust forward yesl«-r«l»y as far as Ostrov and overcame the re aistance of the enemy th««rc. "Saxon troops took l,00o i rlsoners at Balhinavo (to fnltcs cast of Dviuski. I tar tr««ops. advancing from Minsk, oc cnple«! ftoilsoff (t5 miles northeast, of Minsk). "Tho «»pern!Ions Ix-gun by th«> army group of 0*-nernl von Linslrigen for the support of Ukraine arc being carried out as fdanm-d. »lerinnn troops en tered Iskworrisl. (The rapidity of tho «iermsn advance is shown by the oc cupation of Iskworost, 115 miles northeast of Rovno, th«- capture of which hy the German« was u nrv«iinc»«d last Thur»«!-«y. The Germans now ate Jwlthin abend 10ft miles of Kiev.) "A train entering Hhcpetovka <50 mllca southeast of Rovnog with Rus sian troops was held up. The troops were disarmed." Prepare to Defend Ruaaiati Capital. iVlrograd, Feb. 22 tSaturday)—For. inrtlion »jf an army »> f volunteers to lie fern! Petrograd lias been begun, the Bolshevik telegraph agency announces. "The crisiH of irresolution In tha spirit of th«j population is definitely at n < nd," the statement says. "The wav«> of pant»! has changed to a pas sionate desir«- to «Wen - 1 ao«'tuliat Petro grail from all «Ungers, and to ward off all attacks mu«le against It. The ap peal of the council »»f «-ommlssaries. beginning, 'The srs-ialist tat lowland is in «Junger,' has caused an outburst of enthusiasm among tic masses. "Enrollment of large numbers of volunteers has begun. In a few days there will 1«»- under arms not less than f. 0,000 fighters, without counting sol diers who desire to fight. Kpeclnl regiment* arc b»:ing formed, consisting of socialist nationals from Ksthonla, Lrttlsb and Mussulman regiments in Petrograd. These socialist regiments will be called regiments of defense of the socialist fathcrTSnd. "Many women are expressing their desire to Ire. arme. I and lend ihslr aid to fighters marching against the Ger mans ami supporter of General Kale din««. "It is the same in the towns of Kiev, Moscow and Pakoff." « Foreign Embassies Lesve Petrograd, London Reports London, F«.b. 24.—A Telegraph Ex change »lispstch from Petrograd, dated Saturday, says: The American and Japanern smbag sie» and th»« Chinese, Siamese and Bra zilian legations are leaving Petrograd to»iay for Vyatka, or Vologda. If neces sary they will go to Vladivostok. Second Wooden SbipWUhin Week Takes Water on Coast A Pacific Port, Fsb. 24.—A wooden r a s team ship tor the g av crament «hip* ' ping board, the second within h week, w»s launched her* today. Th* yard was closely guarded. Another stoat . stea m s hi p ,wlU be launched here Mon and s*Ul another before tho end ^of the present week. Rumania Enters Into Discussion of Peace Terms Iamdon, PYh. 24.—Informal pi'acn negotiations with Rumania were begun yesterday at Castle Hufftea, near Bucharest, according to ad vlccs nt The .Hague, as transmitted In an Exchange Telegraph dispatch from that point. The terms of the central powers are snhi to Include territorial ;««• qulsltions, for Bulgaria nnd cco nomlc preference for Germany and Austria. Premier Avercsco of Rumania will consult King Ferdi nand at Jassy, for which purpose a few days of grace were given by the representative* of the «-entrai power*. Germany Is represented In the negotiations by Foreign Secretary von Kueblmnnn, Austria by For eign Minister t'sernin and Bulgaria by Premier Radoslavoff. DECLARE MARTIAL LAW FOR CAPITAL Summary Action Against Lawlessness In Petrof rad Is Ultimatum. Petrograd, Saturday, F«b. 23.— Petro grad was placed under martial law to day. The following proclamation was Issued by the general ataff of the Pet rograd military district: "I. The city of Petrograd la de clared to be under martial law. All peraons caught In the act of stealing, pillaging, attempting ex proprtetion or otherwise committing reprehensible deeds will be shot With out pity by detachments of th* revo lutionary army. Must Surrender Arms. "3. Every Individual, organization or Institution not having special permis sion must give over to the council of Hold I era* and Workmen's delegates of the district, nil bombs, grenades, pro jectiles nnd other explosives, which the Roldlero* and Workmen's delegates win send to army depots. 0very per sen who does not conform within 48 hours with this paragraph will be d* « Isred an outlaw. I 4. All Journale and other organg of the press arc obliged strictly |o verify «11 news given regarding tho activities ' of lh< government, a* wall as InfOrmo lion coming from the theater of tha war. The extraordinary general staff r hea notice that refusal to submit In all respects to tho order will Involve suppression of the offending journal nnd the arrest of the editor and hi* collaborators. • Controller for Food. 6. Documents dealing with pro duce arriving or which has arrived or In retained In Petrograd or Its environs must b«« presented to tho extraord Inary general staff. All produce will be paid for at rates fixed by the food control ler. Any person who refuses to sub mit to this order or is convicted of concealing provisions will bn shot as a speculator. "4. Counter revolutionary agitators, German spies and other persons who rise against the revolutionary govern ment will be shot. 7. All orders Issued by the extra ordtnary g«-nerai staff enter Into force on the day of publication in the press organ* of the government. All newspapers aro «»irrt pelted to publish the orders of the extraordinary general staff In heavy type on the first page. "in consequence of the declaration of a state of siege, six of tÿe most im portant Petrograd n»«wspapere, which oppoH»««l the authority ot th- Holdlers* nn«l Workmen's delegates, have been suppressed, if attempts are made to reissue them tho entire staffs will be arrested. The proprietors ar« ordered to pay full wages to th»« workmen dur ing the period of suppression." I Fort Douglas Officials Probing Bomb Discovery Salt Lake, Feb. 24.—United States District Attorney Ray and Colonel By ram, commander of the war prison at Fort Douglas, trxlay continued th»dr In vestigation of circumstance* connected with the dlsoovery of a bomb at th«« compound last Friday. Their inquiry convinced them that the tomb was in tended for th* assassination of Colonel Byram, In hope of a general delivery in the excitement attendant upon the explosion. Officials do not credit the Interned German army and naval of ficers with complicity in the bomb plot. MEXICANS aoa PAYMASTER. Calexico. Cal., Feb. 24.—'Two Mexi can *« formerly employed by a ranch camp company near here, today held up and robbed Hj* paymaster of the, ranch and a Mexicali policeman ac «~>»»r*n>lnE Mm and escaping with I3.5M. (her*. V . -, Ä A phase Is hunting the rob GERMAN REFUSAL OF SQUARE DEAL TO BE REVENGER Trotzky Declares Conntfÿ** Readiness to Caity Wir to Inyaders. EMISSARY IS SENT WITH SLAV ANSWER Russian Official Reply to Re Given Berlin Offldab st Dvlnsk. London, Feb. 24.—Germany*« pence terms have been accepted fey MUtottt J«en»nc, the Botshevik premier, «ai t non Trotsky, foreign mia jetty MUgf for the central executive of th* D ri f tete t This announcement la mefde tt g Russian official statement rece i ved fcff wireless. It ad«t* that Hw l > Witt send a delegation Im med ia tely <g Brest-LUovsk. ■ears Ruegia't H apl y. A Russian government wireless meg sage addressed to th* government «3 Merlin announce* that a psrltpgwn tar y representative left Petrograd Mm «lay at noon for Dvlnek for the ; of transmitting to the Genoa* command at Dvlnsk Rusala's reply to Germany*» peace. Another communication "to all'* announce« that th* message has been sent t* th* ment at Berlin; "According to tho decision of ,Hm central executive of the-8ovl*t»-tglM nt 4:30 Monday morning, th* flpvHAi and People's commlaaaries have« de cided to uccept Germany's penes con ditions and will send a délégation to Wrest-Lltovak." Must Ost Squat*» DM. if peace In not brought ab*tit> .tlM Russians will fight to a finish. Trotzky. the Russian foreign mlnlgter, |* < |l10 ted as having mid lit Ml 'Vff view with tim Petrograd correspon d en t 0 f the Exchange Telegraph compdpy. The interview follow« "If wo don't, get a square peace, wo shall right to the finish. W# •to not lost« hope. We are Informed from Stockholm that re la lions be tween Berlin and Vienna sr* strained. If we possessed an army able to fight we would Start 4MP with Germany. If tb«r* I* gay one niiie to resist th* German tara» sion it I« our (Hoiehevilt) party. We have declared that we WOT* forced to Klgn a poaop declaration nnd our humiliation I* not greater than when »trikers are forced to agree to the terms of the oapttat IhI*. The first symptoms of th* puni».« will soon poo* and w* shall nppiy reituluUi luethodn la order to finish the war." Says Russian Army * Refuses to Fight. Petrograd, F*b. 23—AoMptSM* *4 tho »human peace terms, hnwsve* <MS erou* they may be, Is urged strongly hy the Bolshevik premier, Nikolai I»* nine. He asserts tho demorallMd sad ret renting urmy refuse* abrtotataljf Go light, su«t say* he will not real ala In Hi«« government or on the central w ecutlve eommltt/e of th«« Mold tars' and Workmen's deb-gutes an Instant Ion gar If the "policy of phrase*" obtains th* upper hand. HUN BOMBARDMfiNT BECOMING INTENSE Bring More Guns Into Play Against Sammees. With the American Army In Fraops, Feb. 24.—By the Associated Presfc-r Last night and today th* Oram bombardment on various points w itWn the American tines northweat of Tbàl was considerably more intens* UuMO usual. Today the enemy, who wa* more active In many ways, apparently wag using stltt more guns tboin cus tomary. Little damage has been done by tb* bombardment, although Urn* ng|n were slightly wounded **riy tHa morning. Last night enemy patrols sistent efforts to penetrate tbg lean wire defenses, but f cess. One patrol wo* Hired 1 driven off while wire eutttate . preparatory to a contemplated Large troop movemants of« on back of the enemy'» Une* the night, ^_ j There was no Uriel aell v K y 1 owing to weather candlUotta.