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THE EVENING WORLD, TUESDAY, JANUARY 16, 1918.
ITALIAN TROOPS INFLICT HEAVY LOSSES ON THE TEUTON ARMIES
ifI m.. nn. .Inn liillnn hi atlrrrn
"J' 4IIU 1 UBIII II II 1 VI UI-I'IV.I . . '
-the nationalistic foelltiR among the
Slave of Austrln-Hungary to tlio boll-
Inc' point," tt earn. "Tho whole Hlav
world "lll rise 111) against us It we.
attempt to Impose humiliating tortus
Tho Crown Council held Sunday In
'Berlin apparently crystalllxcd n pro- (
gramma for n continuance ot the (
war, according to Holland neapaicnca. i
The programme may he eummifr- .
tied ns follows:
First, unrelentlna Insistence 1
upon the dlsmsmbsrmsnt of Rus
sia, with nrsat annexations for
Second, a decision no lonrjtr to
pretend to treat Austria as an
equal, selling the major portion
ef the annexations from Russia
Third, maklnn peace with
Ukraine, so as to form a buffer
state between Austria and Rus
sia, preventing further Austrian
Fourth, preparation for a great
offensive In France, In an effort
. to take Paris and Calais and
force peaee on the Allies
According to tho Nnchrlchten of
Dusseldorf. Admiral von Tlrpltr. In
an address to polltlclunn and Jour
nalists, asserted tho aubmarlno war-
lit - faro already was forclnc Orvat llrit
j4, aln to seek peace and that It was
ready to ndopt any expedient for
this purpose, even belnjr willing to
' 1 forsako one or tho other of Its allien.
V- Imperial Chancellor von llrrtllni; Is
aald to have been elated for dlsmlsaat
0- by the rsllltarlsts. Tho speech ho was
' to have delivered Wednesday before
' the Main Commlttco of tho IlclohHta'g
fi n answer to th" peaco addresses of
9' President Wilson and Premier Lloyd
QeorRO has been Indefinitely post
Z"? poncd. According to Derlln telegrams,
von Hertllnir Is HI and will shortly ro-
Irii. This la tflken hero as a mcro
subterfURO to cover his dismissal.
The Deutsche ZcltunK says Count von
Ucrnstorff has arrived In Ilcrlln,
whero Tiince von Huclow preceded
him. Von Itoscn, Minister to Holland,
and tho Minister to Denmark also are
there. Von Iluelow Is said t bo
slated by tbo militarists as the new
Tho Ilerlln Vorwaorts, Boclallst or
Kan, says tho militarist party Is com
pletely In tho nscondency and that
the only question to docldo la
whether a croat deal of territory
should bo annexed In veiled form or
rather Jess In open form. The nows
' paper adds that everything now
points to a military dictatorship, ac
companied by tho resignation of
Foreign Minister von Kuchlmann,
HAIG EXONERATES BYNG
IN CAMBRAI "SURPRISE"
"Proper and Adequate" Steps
Taken, Bonar Law Reports
LONDON, Jan. It. -Andrew llonar
Law, Chancellor of the Kxchequar. an
nouncrd In the Ilouso of Commons to
liny that as a result ot VMA Marshal
Hale's lnnulr' the General JjtafT, War
Cabinet and the aovcrnmcnt considered
that the Ilrltlsh htKher army comnmnd
had not been surprised by tho Cermnrt
'uttack In the Cambral region Nov. 30
'and that all proper and adequato dlspo
tltlons tmd been made to meet It.
The Chancellor sslil It wun not nec
russry io dispel tho rumor that Kldcl
Marshsl IUIk was bclnR relieved of his
tlrlttsh troops under Hen, Hlr Julian
Uynr. Commander of tho Third Army
In France, by em ploy Ing. a large number
artillery preparation took tho Oeriuana
by surprise In the uron wst of Cambral
and succeeded In penetrating the Teuton
lines for a distance of live miles, Thou-
fands of Cermsns acre taken prisoner.
Nino days Isler tne tiermsns made
dfte,rptlned attack on the newly formed
Ilrltlsh ssllent and fon-cd back Cicn.
HynK's troops for a distance of about
two miles, recapturing llourlon Wood
' xnd the towns of Annuux, Marcolng und
Cantnlng, The nernmns also advanced 'jj'1"'."11,1
. through Oonnelleu to Gouzeaueourt. butlj'itu.
later the British counter attackt-d and 1 1!1,'.."'''
itook Couzeaucourt and La Vaoquerle, j n", ( i r,r '
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BRITISH AVIATORS RAID
-runt docc iu nrn cotiiit S,il,i'S".,,,u
iuni dhoco in rHLCoiini:
Infantry Patrols Active in the Sec
tors Around Jerusalem and on
' rnxinnv i.n ir.TI, fnllnn
. v., .
otflclal rupert lit regard to military
rations In Tslestlns wan made public
"Dejplte adversn weather condlllonH,
our air service within th lust few days
lias executed bombing raids nn the
, Mwuny airdrome at Jenln, Ihiity miles
routheaat of Haifa, and on the Amman
1 Station on the lledjat Knlluay, foity
' seven miles northeast of Jerusalem. In
each caso many hits on tho objectives
were observed. Two of our machines
"In the sector about Jerusalem theie
Tiss been oon!derablo jutrol activity,
notably around Illrcli, Mar Kaba, Joba
and Mukhmas. At the last mentioned
locality our troops siicceuafully raided
an enemy pout, clearlnK u vlllago and
rturnlnK with prisoners.
"Similar patrol activity prevailed in
' ilie costal sector, finoiv fell In Jleihlo
, hem on Jan. 7."
. j ncnmmi In HnKpllnll 'lllmoii y on
WASHINGTON, Jan, 16. When th
(enslu Commerce Commltttso nuembled
tu-day to hoar WJIIIam Drnmaii, former
-.Qhalrmon of Hi Shipping Hoard, It re
Vjilved. word that he was, In a hospital
yuffttrlnr frpm an ulcerated eye.
IN LATEST DRIVE
ON NORTHERN LINE
British Forces Are Co-operat-
ing and Tlicir Airplanes i lave
Downed Six Enemy Planes,
KOMK, Jan, IB. Ry nn nttnek In the
Monto Asalono region, on the northern
'fronl, tho Italians hnvo Rained con
siderable advantage and Inflicted vnrv
heavy losses on the enemy, tho War
A surprise attack on tho lower Plnve
front, east of Capo Hllc, enabled tho
Italians to extend their hrldgohead.
Hopeatod enemy counter-attacks on
tho captured trenches wero ropulscd.
' LONDON, Jan. 15. Operations of
Ilrltlsh forces on tho Itullan front
durlnir tho last week nro reviewed In
un oftlclal aliitomont. The ItaJlan auc
cesses In carrying out operations In
tho Monto Asolono region, as well as
In tho vicinity of Monto Hplnoncla
and noar CarH Hllo, on tho river front,
are notoj In tho aiinouiidMiifiit. Tho
weather Is ory cold.
British alrplauos have destroyed six
onomy machines nnd driven down
other out of control.
Ilerlln rinlm Itnllan Atlni'Ua
Werr llrwkrn Down.
UISRLIN, Jan. 15 (via London). -Italian
attacks on tho Teutonics linos
In the Monto Asolone nnd Monto Per
tlca sector yesterday broke down
with heavy losses, Army Headquar
ters announced to-day.
NO LIGHT ON TEXAN'S FATE.
Steninililp Owners Confident, How
ever, Crew Wits llmiMiril.
The fate of tho American-Hawaiian
steamship T'xan. reported In wireless
mssiages yesterday as sinking some
whero off the coast, remained a sea
Offlclnls of the company received no
fuither Information about the vessel,
uriiiti in nri..uiiuil io Imve been tho vic
tim of a rolllslon. They weru confident,
liowevrr. thnt tho erew of forty-tbroo
hud Ixjen rescued by other vessels which
accompanied thn Toxnti mid hud pro
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ITEMS FOR INVESTORS.
I'liltitildplilii Rapid Tr.msll Co. Itcgii
lnr -iiil-liunial dlvtdi nd of l!t pur ri-nt .
puyaU- Jan. 31. t.. stork record Jan.
W.-stem Union Telegraph (o.Ve0r
enilM jii- 31, wit, wun ueriniiMT
Total reveniiii 178
lnireiiu $H.77I.M7: ftxiicimi'S
and innes JOJ.f.r.O 'J3S. lncrinio Ill.llK.
iiiiS: net liii-omn lU'.7fO JSU, liicreHx,'
JJ71.MH nnd muni to Jll'T'J a shine,
comuiired with J1S 13 In 1916
American Sumutra Tobacco To. -(Jilarlerly
illvldmul I '4 per rent nn the
tununoti mock. oIiioIiik stoik on 7 pe:
mil ImsU, im Inereiwe of 1 per cent.
iiiiiumII)', 1 m h l)Ui Feb. 1 to stock record
Jmi. 85 Also th regular sonil-iinnmil
ill. i(l-ill i,i o ..-r viii. ,,ii ill" ,ie-
ferro.! vtoek. navabln Murch 1 In ulorW
rinml Feb. IE
American Tobacco t'o Kales In De
cember wero slightly ovei J5.000.0no, nn
Incrudsn over Kecember. 1316, nf 70 per
cent, and a new record for a single
month. Halas lor full iir were olojo
to jvj.uti'i.uu'i, nKaiiit ,u,i)irj,u7 in KMC
a gshi of' il 'per rent. n'd nxoMdlng
prcvloui years by a largo tnarklu
How They HOWL LESS and
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Up-Stntc the conl sittinllon Is siicli tlml conl In sleds I sliortngc. TIic pliotogrniih sliows Nynck's, N. Y., con
Is being lmulcd across the frozen Hudson to relieve the ' trlbtitlon to Tarrytown, N. Y.
New York Manufacturers Form
Committees to Bring1 About
Complete rcorsnnlzatlo,n of the
KedcrnI Fuel Administration from
headqunrtern In Wnshlnffton down to
local office Is IniponilliiK, according
to Informntlon received In New York
to-day. Tho confusion, chaos and
lack of relief that hnn prevailed here
and In mnny other comiuunltlea has
nroused a cyclone of complaint, with
thn atorm ccntro nround Federal Di
rector nnrflcld In tho National Capi
tol, with whirling eddies catching up
eTh locnl XdmlnlHtrntlon.
Informnl committees of merchants,
manufacturers and business men aro
formlnp In New York for self pro
tection nnd to inuko demanda for a
chnnRo of system. Homo of them
nrc confined to one Industry, while
others nro, broader In scopo nnd are
RTOPlmr I'nBcrly to llnil out what Is
tho cnusn nnd who Is to blame.
One largo committed of men promi
nent In leadltiK Industries wns formed
yestonlny to nuiko n quick survey ofi
tho situation with a view to flndlnc
out what can bo dono In n practle.il
wny to lellevo the Immcdlatii crisis.
l'hoy iircferred to kep their Identity
und work secret until somethltiK dofl
nltn could tin formulated, hut they
worn unanimous In opinion that the
present ayntom has proved uneuunl
to thu omerKency and that radical
cIuuikii Is Imperative.
GARFIELD, SAID TO REALIZE
FAILURE OF SY8TEM.
Information from WnahliiKtnn to
day wna to tho effect Unit Dr. (5ar
II el it himself now tcalucs I ho failure
of the present system of fuel admin
istration nnd will recommend n com
flelo chmmo In method. Just what
form tho new administrative system
will tnUo Is not yet known, save thut
It will hnvo to rest on n higher de
Kieo of arbitrary authority and cen
tralized 1ul1nlnlBlr.it ion.
Attempts wcio iniido to Und out
to-day what liultistrli's In Now York
have closed for lack of fuel and what
aro on the vctko of shuttlnc down,
but no authentic data could ho ob
tained. From every part of tho city
nnd In many different lines ramo In
dividual reHrts of Impending, pnr-
tlal or cotnplotu cloning. From such
Informntlon as could be muchly col
latrd, It did not appear that Now
York's munuf.icturiiiK industries
havo been atopped in any larKu num
ber as yet, but many aro upcrutlne
on so narrow a margin of fuel supply
that they aiu un thu vciko of shut
In mcrruntlle distilcts and lltfht
mniiufnuturlni; icglous whero fuel Is
used directly only for hunting or dry
Ins purpoaus and power is furnlshod
by electric companies, no summary
of conditions Is nvnlluhln. f)no line
of information mm iimilMiiM by in
ports of flru undent rlters un tho
uuinhur of automatic fun kpnnUliirs
out of commission because of fiozen
pipes or water supply nhut i.ff to
SI. , TlH lmrnlo,, im UIlcmillll .Went
prnveiu iieeMiiK 111 cold imil'llnKS.
age, possibly 10 per cent., being wlth-
1 uui m-Mimi ni
This did not necessarily mo in tho
closing nf establishments, fur electric
power might still be available) nnd
some work could be done even In uu
ALL ARTIFICIAL. ICE PLANTS
ARE PRACTICALLY CLOSED.
One ludustiy that ii.purtul lo-day
practically complete cloning nut, tho
nrtlllclul ire plants it was not lack
of coal alone lb it compelled this.
SOIlin Plants h.ul .1 minnlv nn
uiiuii, I'm me uuvmiiiiijii y oi con
serving the ammonia supply for next
siiiiiiner's lui'ils iiroinpied tho shut
Tho slruggle for finding enu fads,
with cvrybody asking who. what and
uny. weni on lo-uuy wun loss satis
ali .factory rosiilta than beforo. Kvery
eiillclal had u differiot explanation,
ADMIN Mk M
PLAN UNDER WAY
HAUUNCi COA.L F-OJ
illffornnt theory nnd n different meth
od, Tho confusion w multiplied bv
tne mnnv ndmlnlstrators, committees
und Interests running around trvlnif
to do aomethliiR nnd succeodlnif prin
cipally In Kcttlni; in each other's way
nnd working nt cross purposes.
.Meanwhile thcro were tens of thou
sands of tons of .coal on tho Jersey
shoro and thousands of peoploton the
New York shoro clumorlue: for' It.
Thorn was no oplrlt of despair
amotiK tho leaders of business Inter
ests who took hold ot tho situation
to-day with tho Idea ot finding; a
practical way out.
For tho limn being, they said,
some Inconvenience nnd shutting
down may bo necessary, but very
soon a new system ot order and
I'liltalilo distribution would be
worked out, particularly since tho
newH sent privately from Washing
ton Indicated a realization there of
the breakdown of tho Fuel Adminis
It Is tho belief In highest business
elides that n now system based cn
ruil Oovornment authority will bo
put Into operation within a week,
but that practical results could not
bo expected for two weeks. Mean
time tho pinch will bo nt Its worst.
RETAIL GOAL MEN ACCUSE
WHOLESALERS TO MAYOR
t axed $5 for Privilege of Buying a
Ton, They Assert Mylan
About 20 retail conl dealers who
supply the poor In congested tenement
districts complained to Mayor Hylan
to-day that many of them havo been
subjected to extortion by wholesale
dealers. Homo of tho small dealers
charged that they hae been tnNed
: for tho privilege of buying a ton
of coal; others claimed that before
coal wns sold to them they had to
agree to do frco carting for tho whole
I'he complainants said they repre
sented tho Retail Coal Dealers' League
of Greater New York, which has n
membership of 9,000. They wcro de
sirous of bringing about nn ouuul
distribution in the- tenement districts.
Nicholas Halvaggl, a lawyer, said
the small cellar and cur dealer Is the
sole reliance of the tenement dwell
ers. Many small coal dealers, he said,
havo been forced to closo because of
hu iittltudle of the wholesalers. The
lawyer explained that llu small deal
nr obtains his coa supply through
How many conl carters In this
room havo paid ii for the privilege
of buying ''onl from wholesalers 1
nskeil Major llyl.m.
i'm-mi hunilR weru I'tilacu.
sinir Hi lan udvtsi'd tho retailers
nnnnim n committee to submit ltd
evidence its City Chamberlain John
son, who la Handling 1110 coai suuu
1 nn rnr mo ai lvur.
if von don't got satisfaction thero
coma bacK 10 me, sain mo iuuyur.
N. Y. WRITER "GASSED."
liBvninnil H. Cnrroll. War Corre-
NIHiiult'iil, In a Pari llonpltul
Raymond G. Carroll, for many years a
member of Til" livening Won Id slUH.
and recently correspondent In Fratu'w
for th" Philadelphia Public Ledger, is
In a Paris hospital In .1 serious condl
tlon from the cffMits of n (iUertuan gas
bomb, accoidlng to a remit received In
tills niy lo-uuy.
(.'airoll wiis observing an action from
a forward line or trenches In Funic
to weeks ago when the ix plosion of
the giiH bomb near ut hand renrterod
lilm unconscious Ho was carried to a
Hold hospital, and, altei ti eutment, v. as
removed Io a hospital In Itui Capital
This Is the first Insiunre of uu Amurl
enn corri spomlenl's suffering nrlous In
lury whtlo on dut with the flghtlus
FALL KILLS GERMAN FLYER.
AMSTERDAM, Jan. 16. Tho death
of Vice Sergeant Mux Muller, one of
tho most successful German airmen,
Is reported in u Munich despatch to
the I .oil nl Anseliier ot llcrlli..
Mullor was killed In a full irsulllng
from a defect In his engine. Ho
el .lined thiriy-eiKlit victories in
iimi lul engugements
NEW YORK COTTON EXCHANGE.
I'ensus lliiresu report-, eolton con
sumed from Auk. I to Uee 1. 1917
l.lOT.Sf .t balci against ;,70.1,00S In It'll
In same porlu l.
Ol'un- High. 1oiv. Uist.
January ..11 75 3 ' 00 HMJ .11, fi'
Msh-h ....3110 31.20 31.27
May ... 31. di 81. IM 30.(11 30. 8D
July 30.78 30.91 .10.51 30.57
(Vtober ..39.55 i'D.c: l'!i.:'0 2,30j
j"iiiiM.r .ji'.jd ij.in jh.iii s v.io
.Msrket closed heavy, off 9 to Is
HAUL MORE at
MYACK TO TAReSVTOWMs
1 COAL RECEIPTS
FOUR HIS AS GREAT AS
(Continued front First Page.)
tho Jorscy coil docks nie members of
this organization. Itlley raid:
"All talk about a shortane of
labor on the coal docks is mis
taken. There Is no shortage
thore. Between four and five
thousand shovelers are workinq
alonn tidewater, but the condi
tions of their labor are extremely
"Tho men nro paid BS cents an
hour, 80 cents for night work nnd
1,10 for Bundays nnd holidays. There
is no complaint on this wago scale.
Tho difficulty lies in tho fact that
tho men cannot work continuously
because ot tho slowness In returning
empty rmrges from .New vorlt, Tney
havo to watt for Jobs on their own
"It fs not necessary to qo out-
side of New York for extra labor.
Tho railroads havo plenty of it.
But work suffers constant inter
ruption hoc a use of shortane of
TIE-UP 13 LAID TO SPORADIC
PERIODS OF WORK.
Itllpv'n qtntpmnnt u-nn rniirlr-tin.l hv
otber lubiir lp-niors nil of" uimm
oitur muor leaUers, nil ot Uiotn
agreed that tho chief cause of tho
slowing up of coal moving was duo
to tho sporadic periods of work fureed
Iiv linri-n Irrri-nHrllv
oy imrgo irregularis.
No shortago of barges and no de-
lay In returning empties," was tho live tugs to bring a tow of twenty
statement made to-day by Mr. Peters. ' nine barges from Amboy or South
Tin nd.ln.t 41,,,. IV,., !.. n.-r,tl ,
.u ; I. . . . . .
tho freo movement ot empty coal
containers back from New York's
coal piers was In the ease ot the
tows that havo to pass through Kill
van Kull to Perth Amboy and Houth
mboy. Tho Kill wns frozen over
once more early to-day.
"Early reports to-day," continued
Mr. Peters, "aro that because of tho
Inclement wrather many Inbmers nro
falling to report for work nt tho coal
An unexpected Impediment in tho
work of unloading coal barges on this I
side of tho hni-bor to-day was the
nbnormnlly high tide, which backed
water Into tho docks to such a height
that in many cases wagons wcro un
abla to reach the edge of loaded
3AY8 A NORMAL SUPPLY OF
COAL IS MOVING TO CITY.
Capt. J. W. Hallock, head of tho
Harbor Police, told an Evening World
reporter thut slnco the opening of the
Kill van Kull channel ten days ago a
normnl supply of conl has been mov-
ing from tld
.water, but ho declared
that more than half of it is soft coal
and being used to fill the bunkers of
.i,ln k.liiff In tliA bnrbnr. Hi. mlil
that beforo tho United- States entered
the war these ships wero nblo to lay
lu supplies In Kumpo for loturn trips,
but now havo to take on coul enough
hero for doublo Journeys,
Capt. Hallock said thnt every day
four tows of fifteen barges, each con
taining S00 to 500 tons of coal, aie
sent across. This averages about
21,000 tons a day und would fill New
York's needs It It could go to tho con
sumers here. Ho urged ns u remedy
that moru than 300 Hudson River
grain barges now tied up for the win
ter nt Hobokcn bo taken over to move
coal. He said this action could bo
easily taken by tho Federal officials.
fnnt. Hallock said that In his unrk
around the docks he has heard notb-
ing about any shoitugo of labor. Most
of tho worker on tho barges, be do-
clared, nto elderly men, not nffoctod
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not subject to call. There Is ample
labor, ho declared, to bundle nil the
coal arilvlng ut tidewater points.
DECLARES THE BRONX IS GET.
TING ONE-FIFTH ITS NEED.
Deputy Fuel Administrator Joseph
F. Aheam of tha llrimx Mid tu-day
tbat unless tbo eltuutlou In that dls-
THAI GETS TO CITY
trie.t wcro relieved befora night a
number of bakeries would bo com
pelled to closo. '
and thn normal need Is 5,000 tons n
day. There nro 200 apartment houses
which have no coal In their bins. A
great number of tho bakeries are
starting on tho last of their coa sup
plies to-day. Tho Ilronx River' Is
still frozen nnd 110 help Is being ex
tended to us. All I get Is convcrra
tlon. "Thero Is n little hops In the agree
ment of tho Central Union Gas Com
pany to put on salo a quantity of roko
at 20 cents a Imsnel. A bushel, thev
tell mo. will last a small and careful
family for a day or a day nnd a half.
I havo also mado arrangements with
the Indiana Hardwood Flooring Com-
pany of No. 23U Ryder Avcnuo to put
what they can spare of tbelr scrap
hardwood on salo, and this makes an
I Marine Director Pollook outlined
t to Tho Kvcnlng World to-diy tho
tug and barge situation as It bears
lltwtn Ihn onnl inVfmAllt, frnm .1F
SL.y tidewater, lie said:
"The various coal carrying ralloads
POSSCSS J37 tllgS. Of this number
thirty are now laid up for repairs
t,lpVt,n of (h,u mlml)or c.ri,)plc,i Dy
tllQ CP- There aro m empty bnntcs
to-day waiting fuel at tho Jersey
"llCCnUSO of Ice conditions 111 thO
1 ..... ,. .,,. ,. . nv ,vhieh
ro worse thnn noonlo credit. It takes
' rtinooy, wnuri'.l.l inu nuuuiu u
business In normnl
WILL DECLARE AN EMBARGO ON
At thn others of the Krln Railroad.
Dni-U Director Morrlu H.iid this after
noon thut tho only thing ho knew of
his appointment was what ho read In
the ncwsp.ipers. Mr. Worrell, his as
sistant, said thu If Mr. Morris un
dertakes tho work one of the first
things he will do will be to decline an
embargo on smull conl
Coal below tne egg size," saia -vir
Worrell, "comes from the culm piles
io's's1 WJ?ln7r SS' p";?,!
Into the cars pneumatically and when
t freezes becomes ns Hard as cemeni.
This coal hus to bo 'steamed forty
eight hours beforo tho cars can be.
emptied. Domestic coal can be
steamed out In twclvo hours.
".Somo of tho railroads have no
steumhouses. At our steamhousos
jestorday we had to treat with 148
rnrs of smalt coal yesterday and 178
tho day before. A great saving In
lime and In the number of nvallablo
ears would bo effected by an em
bargo." An ordinance empowering tho city
authorities to seize nut-plus coal and
usn It for general distrioiiuon uuer
I & ??S XSVr
. ;,,mr,i of Aldermen by Vice Chair-
m.in Moron. The Morun ordlnonce
ivil lnlrndiiced following a message
I fl011' Mu'r H'la 8USes'""J H11C" I
. Th" Aldermen will meet again
Thursday when It is understood tho
ordinance will bo ndoplod. Alderman
Saulers of Htooklyn was ios)iislblo
for tho postponement. He character
ized the utoposltlnu as "radically Ille
gal and in conflict with the Federal
Pntrmnn Plnns slit-Hnv. n nl
PATKRHON. N. J.. J""1- 15 The clos
ing down for a period of a week or ten
days of nil manufacturing plsnts iwt
engaged In the manufacture of muni-
I lions, us a mousura 01 reiie. in inn vUJ,
'.horUgo situation. ws lecommendud 11
of the State ana woimiy tmi
nfririnln nnd rrnrcscntu
lives of municipal and commercial !'
'Vwa.'also's'iigsested that the trolley
'm-Wlco of tho Passaio County Division
the, '''bll BeJv'';' ,"h1!,!!'ms
, UIH'-llllH IW m- -
lliillrnnd rondllloiis Mlublly hu
priived. SleAiloo Told.
WASHINGTON. Jan. 13 Reports to
the Railroad Administration to-day told
of slightly Impi nvi'd conditions In the
Mlddlo West nnd about Chloigo, al
though fresh snow and 111 some localities
cleet hampered attempts to restore nor
uiul ficlkiit traflle movenicnt.
Troops Controlled by the Bol-
shevikt Quit Roumania,
PETHOORAD,' Jan. 15. Arrest of
nil members of tho Roumanian Lega
tion hero to-dny caused a sensation
among tho Diplomatic Corps.
The nrrests nro believed to hnvo
been tnado lit reprisal for tho arrest
'of a number of Holshovlk agitators at
tTho llolshevllc Government an
nounced on Jan. 2 that a commlt
tco of Dolshcvlkl visiting llouma
nl,a had been arrested and would
havo been shot except for Inter
- ventlon by Cossacks. Several
clashes havo occurred on Rouma
nian territory botvrocn ltusslan
and Roumanian troops.
Russian troops nro leaving tho Rou
manian front in such swarms that tho
railways nro literally overwhelmed.
.Sixty thousand men on Wednesday of
'.ist week passed one station, accord
ing to word received hero to-day.
Jquipmcnt nnd rifles are discarded by
tho returning troops.
Tho llolshovlkl to-day brought six
cruisers up tho Nova to near Pctro
grad, presumably to havo tho guns
from these vessels handy In caso tho
Constituent Assembly proves frac
tious. i Ilntc St-1 for Xfw llimlan fence
LONDON. Jan. 15. After bitter
exchanges between delegates of the
tho peaco negotiations nt Ilrest
Lltovsk havo again been interrupted.!
The Germans havo withdrawn on tho
ground that they must havo further I
consultations, but no dato has been !
set for tho resumption of tho parleys.
This news comes In a despatch from
Hrcst-Lttovsk, sent by tho Wolff Uu
rcnu, the semi-official Uerlln newt
agency. Tho despatch says:
"A committee, composed of Ger
i mans, Austro-IIungarlans and Rus-
shins, for the discussion ot territorial
..,. .hA inn .i.,i. nn
, Fr)llay and Katurday. It was agreed
I thilt tb8 flm paraBrapb of the poaca
treaty should bo a clauso announcing
thnt tho stut of war between the
parties had been concluded.
"Tbo Germans proposed a clauso
'that tho contracting parties havo ro.
solved henceforth to llvo in pcaco and
"Foreign Minister Trotzky refused
to Indorsa this, declaring that It was
'a dcc-.iratlvo 1 hi-asu which does not
dcscrlbo tho relations which la the
future will exist between the Rus
slau ai.d German peoples.' "
Tho Wolff liureau report covers
nearly 5,000 words and shows that tho
discussion concerning tho duto of the
ovacuatlon was broken off, tho par
ties falling to agree. A long discus
sion concerning which parts of tbo
occupied territory should bo uvacu-
atcd also resulted In a disagreement.
A prolonged debute arose over the
I question of udmtttlug repiesentntlves
of Poland, Courlund and Lithuania to.
tho negotiations, and on the question
of whnt constituted self-determination
by these provinces. The discus
sion became ombittered and the only
result was a protest by Gen. Hoff
mann of tho German dalecjation
. in,i th tono of the Russian rial.
nation, which h. said "speak. ,. ,t
stood victorious in our countries and
could aiamio conamoi s,
cien. Hoffmann icminded the dolo.
gates that tho Holshevlk authority, as
much ns tho German, wns founded on
force, as Instanced by what he termod
tho nttemptB to suppress tho Whlto
R"ssla and the Ukrainian attempts at
self-determination. Gen. Hoffmann
finally declared that the German cu
premo army command mutt refuse to
evacuate Courland. I'thuanis, Riga
and the islands In tha Gulf of Rlna.
HERE IS NO SUCH THING IN THE WORLD AS GOOD
LUCK. These two words t.UOD LUCK in my opinion
mean hard work conscientious effort, hard-fitted economies
and the burning of midnight oil. On the joli eatlv in tin.
morning and leaving Into nt night. That's my verion of ivlmt the
public sometimes mitbrands as GOOD LUCK. This organization
LOFT, INCORPORATED, now the largett Ratail Candy Making and
Selling concern in the world, had for its foundation stone more than
fifty years of hard but wen uirecioii woric. ionlinttoui study, experi
ent and Improvement. Our
endmis ""dema"! Slrak
oit eloquently for them-
Ol.li 1'AhlHON UM
imill'Sl Thoe Ids.
nrfrntrd In Ilie fnllow
Inr plni-lnic flmnr,
l.rninii. I.iina fli.
mill I leoilee. SjCLl'
rot'Nii mix s'
Th atifclfled welrht
MIIK rlllKMII.ATI! CIIMIlir." MAIIAM HIM) ( II l:il tl I Is 1 ,,
irv brill ' '""' !,"''c, ,U0"' '" U""'M' h rr..l il-Hiln,,';:: fl'Qrt
'if lli"e nnille. JI1 JU'! II tXJtij ,
BRITISH LABOR ACCEPTS
OF "NO ANNEXATIONS"
Sends Message Favoring the Placing
of Tropical Africa Under In
LON'no.V, Jon. 15. Tho Ilrltlsh Labor
rarty. In e. message to the Russian
people made public to-day, announced
that the Ilrltlsh peoplo accepted tho
Russian principle of self-determination
of peoples nnd no annexations for the
Ilrltlsh Empire. parUcularly in tho
Mlddlo Cast, Africa and India.
Tho message, derlnres in favor of
placing thn whoto of tropical Africa
under uniform International control.
Moro rapid deolopnient of self-government
for India Is promised, and a
protectorate for the peobles of Asia
Minor by an Inle national organisation
to bo constituted by tho I'caco Confer
enco Is favored,
GERMAN SOLDIERS SEND
BACK THEIR IRON CROSSES
This Is Done as Protest Against
Wearing of Insignia by
LO.N'DO.V, Jan. 15. An appeal Is be
ing circulated among mutilated German
ofllccrs and soldiers having tho Iron
Cross asking them to return tho crosses
at a protest against tho fact that a
number -of "home warriors" and lead
ers of tho Fatherland Party aro wearing
tho bume insignia, according to an Ex
chango Telegraph despatch from Am
sterdam, There has been a large response thir
teen hundred crosses from Ilerlln alone
being sent to tho War Minister tho first
day tho appeal appealed.
SENATE VOTES TO LIMIT
SIZE OF NEWSPAPERS
Tone Sixteen Pages, Daily or Sun-
day, Thirty Days After Passage
of Paper Dill.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 15. The Senato
this afternoon ndopted tho Jones
amendment to tho print paper bill
limiting to sixteen pages dally or Sun
dav from thirty days after passage
of the bill.
An amendment to tho resolution for
Government control of newsprint
which would have placed authority
with the President, was defeated. Tho
Senato voted to place th epowcr en
Hi cly with tho Federal Trado Com-
IIIIPI.III. (UlUHIV, .w. ..... .. . w
nary beforo the rciolutlon finally Is
Opposing tho resolution, senator
Fcrnald of Malno declared It was only a
means of Invoking a censorship of tho
press and denied It would bcnellt pub
lishers. As a means of improving tho paper
supply Senator Ferniild urged that ths
Sienato Insist that unless Canada re
moves her embargo on pulp wood, no
coal or cotton from tho t'nltod States
bo permitted to cross the border
"Unless somo assurances aro given In
the resolution for an equitable distribu
tion of paper at a fair price," declared
Senator Heed, "we will bo creating hero
something Infinitely worso than press
America" Cnmmltlr In Canadian
OTTAWA, Ont., Jan. 15. Tho follow.
Ing Americans are mentioned in to-
day's Canadian casualty lists;
' Wounded W. A. Mlllor, Cheyenne,
'PT'. (-f"??JS iolntc-
Jlltl!., V. M, -
IllIt. V. Smith. Nnw York.
CAr-flN. C1UULK3 CAFFIN.
Xorvtcn at OAMPUBLI. FUMCIUL
CltUnCH, llrosdwar, 68th St, Wednt
day, 2.30 I M,
lir-NSIX. OAHOLTN HENSEU
StrvlCDJ at CAM I'm: LI, FUNERAL
CI1UHCII, Broadway, 8th St., Tuti-
day, 8.30 1'. 11.
I.OOAN. MAIIY tOOAN.
8m lets at OAMl'llULI. FtTNtSRAt,
CT1UKCH, 1070 Uroadwsy, Thursday.
11 A. M. Auspices Actors' Fund.
MAItlll.K. ELLEN MAItllLB.
SrTlc! nt CAMI'IIKLL FUNEIUL
CIIUUCII, 1070 llroadway. Wedntsdar,
11 A M Ausplcfa Actors' Fund,
CtfynC CU 0UOt
for Tuesday, January 15,
i-riisliHii k hl
Includti tha container.
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