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EVENING PUBLIC LEDGER PHILADELPHIA WEDNESDAY, MARCH 12 1919
' NUMBERS 242
j0f tlie Total 101 .Names
Appear in Roll of
KILLED IN ACTION
jSixty-cight Victims of Disease
and Fourteen of Accident.
Wanlilnrlon, March 1!. To hundred
and forty-two names appear In the army
casualty list released by tlio "War De
Of this total 159 were In the moraine
report and elghty-thren aro In the after
noon record, as follows: Killed In ac
tion, thirteen; died from dlicase. thirty
Might; missing In action, three; wound
A complete roll of honor of officers
and the enlisted personnel of I'ennsjl
vanla and New Jersey Is Blen below:
Killed In action 19
Died from wounds.. . G8
Died of disease C8
Died from accident
and other causes.. 14
Missing In action. In
cluding prisoners . . 3
ARMY SKETCHES FROM FRANCE
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fnJVri af CV? fife vY
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V AA slr (. a I "time. tPP
Cr VAK tfy ! ""; raa&um W
Jul V S& & fl&
irwu. & 2-i -ic - ill. rfcmtin un i-t- m
XS- lR-. EM
.&1J UlhA tl.-is-i J
re "ao otp of fhe qndvaians
Civilian, tot? .1
I'm ale W. I". Ktmz, Company I, 315th Infantry, tening in France, lis tkctrlieil the humor of the A. K. I in the
oilil momenta that came to him when not engaged in military duties. 1'rltate Knnz is a 1'hiladelphian, his lionie
licing at 3749 North Marshall street
HOPES OF WORLD
Andre Tardicu Says Few
Weeks Will Bring New
Faith to Peoples
BLOCK WAR FOREVER
French High Commissioner
Optimistic in Address to
Inter-Allied Press Club
Klllrl In Action -
MKl'TENANT William It. nor Potts
town, P. ,
Died of I)tca
MEUTENANT Robert O CllfforJ St
Woundnl. Derre Vnilertermlned
T.1EUTCMANTS Charles T Inle Elmlra
N. T.: William It Jordon. Hocklord. N y
John F. Jojc. Jlrooklyn. N. Y.. PMer Mer
rlman. Hotjoke, Mai . CaM It Mmocki,
l"ayttevllle, X. C
UEUTEANTS Cl II IlraJhaw
Tale. Mich.; Oeorno Tennell McDonald Jr.
Plttaburgh. Ta. . William llMRU2e, I Ind
ia jC. Ill : Hollle M Fchuder. St Joseph, Mo .
Jtaeon Walker. Iirooklngs. S D.
Killed In Artlon
rillVATE John H Hock. Kutjtown
Died o( I)lora
TOOK Elmer t. Warensford. nrldsellle
PRIVATES Daniel 11 Eshleman. I.ttltz.
John Orltier. llleti lAon. Joseph lj Law".
1201 Alter street. Philadelphia Earl It
3IUlnir In Action
PRIVATE Samuel DlnoUtz. nttsbureh
Wounded. Decree Undetermined (Previously
Iteporlfd Killed In Action)
PRIVATE Mario (lulcrlda. 2121 West
Cambria street. Philadelphia.
Beturoed to Duty (PreTiouslv Reported Illed
from Wound RereUed In Action
PRIVATE Philip Lawrence llllblsh. Free
burr. Killed In Artlon (Previously Rrpurted
PRIVATE Walter r 0'Ilo)le. Scranton
Wounded. Decree 1'ndctrrnitned (Prerlously
Itejmrteil XUsInc In Action)
PRIVATES Abraham DaMdson 1718
Bouth buenth street, Philadelphia, William
Xavla. PhlllpsliurK. John De Kraln, Allen-
ton: Attillo Karacca, till Titan street.
Philadelphia; nobert O ClrlKSs. Monroeton
'Sick In Hospital (I'rrtloukly Reported
PRIX'ATS Albert E. Davis. Enlontown
Kdward Klnsls. Pottsvlllr. Martin J
Errenettutly Kepnrted Died from Accident
nnd Other Causes
" - -WAGONER Joseph Haey, 303 Melon
Wounded, Decree Undetermined
SERGEANT Henry Paul Ambacher.
PRIVATE Henry S Aldrlch, Allentown
PRIVATES Dennis Connell. Nantlcoke:
Jere W. Herring. Pine Groe
Died ot Dlsrime
PRIVATES Oeorite "W Dancer, Hamilton
Bouare; Anthony Dlsslo. Doer.
Sick In Iloopltal (Prrtlnusly Reported
MNsloc In Action)
PRIVATE John T Pettlt. 427 Spruce
Marine Corps Casualties
Killed In action . . .14
Died from vtounds received In action. .. ll
Died from disease
Wounded in action
Missing; in action
Somine' These splendid tiiion', who.
strucslcd month nfter month nnd j'enr
'after ear, ultliout ninohlng nnd with1
lilfih cournse, Krance and the world owe
n debt of gratitude which the eternal I
memory of man only cun rep.iy.
Problem Ileynml Illiine
"And now that the great conflict l
ended and the mighty war oiikIiic of
Prufsl.i h rruahed. uo hue new nrob
leniH to solve, new dntiKers to overcome
U.iM of the Itliino tnere are famine and
Idleness, want and mlserj Political
diaos ni.d outlawry liae supplanted the
hlc'ilv yrganlsed KOernmet.t of Imperial
Germany. The social order is brcaklnfr
dunn under the dllticultles of defeat and
I the hopelessness of fie futuie. t,lko the
unaichy uhli.li for years mndf an In
lenio of Ilussln, tno tires or terrorism
are nhlazo In tho states of CJermany
0er the ruins of this once great cm-
I pire tho tlami'S are sweeping ea&tnard
"It Is no time to allow sentiments of
engeuiiiu and hatred to btand In the
way of checking this conllaeratlon.
which will soon b at the German bor
LA SANTA SEDE E LA
LEGA DELLE NAZIONI
L ii Articolo del Giornnle
Tnrls, ' ?Iarch 21. Cnptaln Andre
Tatdleu, tho French HIrIi Commissioner
for rranco-Amerlcan war matters,
spenklnir nt n banquet last nlgKt Blven
by the Inter-AUIed Press Club In honor
of the American peftco commissioners,
'On behalf of all thoso present here
I extend nn affectionate welcome to tho
American delegation to the Pence Con
ference. Tor a frenchman this Is the
sweetest of duties. ,
"America, our sister, knows that our
hearts hne beaten In unison for more
tl nn a century and a half.
'Of the great work In which wo are
all laboring together, half Is on the way,
may be conceded, thoucn It H an open1""? Ji" ?"CCMB l8 c.ern,a!?i iHlw8. l
nueslloii negotiations arcnot finished, we feel to-
Tho covenant of the leinuo of na-1 dny ,,,at "cac0 llas bcen won' We teel
tlons does no figure as a part of tho u for nian- reasonB' but one of the rea
.,.,. Tro,f i i ... t irMi.H ken " BU,S "I' tlle others, this reason
llnrtikrnrfT Vol ffinlnrrflln '
It Is known definitely that Count
hae to prepare, and thle !: of capital
Published nn.l Distributed Under
PERMIT NO. 341
Authorized by tho net of October C.
1017. on nie at the PostoRlce ot Phila
Uy order of the President
A H nUHI.ESON.
Itiinm. 1J marzo II glomale 'i.'Os
senutoro Itomano," 1'organo Reml-uin-clale
ilel Vatlcano, pubbllca un articolo
rlguardo la I.ega dello Nazlonl nel quale
dice dl interpretaie 1 puntl dl vista
Hers and threatening other lanus. ci,,eIU SatUu Sedc iartlcollsta dlchlara
must changu the conditions on which che ,a , . c.s..ri co,tU,ita In
social unrest feeds, nnd strle to re-1 , ,.,. ,..t., ,i !nrtip., 1p fun-
.. . ... .
toro Germany to n normal though It
be a weakened social order. Tno words!
tell the storj food and peaie To
make Germany capable) of resisting an
archy and the hideous despotism of
the red terror Germany must be allowed
to purchase food and to earn that food ,
Industrial conditions must be restored
by a trpaty of peuce It Is not out of
plt.x for the Herman people that thl
must be done and done without dela,
but because we, the Ictors In this war,
will ha the chief sufferers If It Is not
"You may demand reparation as
much as ou please, but unless the Ger
man people are? furnished materials for
their Industries and commercial oppor
tunities to sell the products of labor In
the foreign markets nnd unless the la
borers hae food Germany can never
pay. even In pirt. for the evil she has
done. Furthermore. If the present rtate
of chaos continues and the political
potter continues to grow weaker there
will bo no responsible German Govern
ment with which to make peace; there
will be no government strong enough to
carry out the conditions ot the treaty of
von llei nstorff, former Get man am
bassador to the United States, will not
be one of the German delegates at
i Vei sallies.
The decisions of the inrlous boun
dary commissions of the Peace Con
!fcrence nte being ftanied In accord
ance with the Instructions of the su
preme council for speedy action by
the confeience, unci It Is expected that
lull the reports will be completed by
I the "end of tho weeic. The commls
'slons hao been told that when they
could not agree they should submit
I tho repoits of various viewpoints,
l leaving It to the council to make a de
The council of the great powers
heard a statement presented by
Doctor liencH, of the Crecho-fc'lovnk
delegation, on the widespread ron
MDlraev nlleged to exist against the
new state on three aides Germany tho very principles on which the league
Austro-Germany nnd Hungary. Ac
cording to documents found on u Ger
man cornier arrested ut Prague, nn
extensive plot Is being fomented to ev
clto u revolution nnd furnish arms and
zlonl ill ersa nel inodo seguente
Coitltuzlone dl un tribunale nrbltrale
per l.i snluzlnne del confllttl lnterna
ziouali I'urmazluno dl una socleta' ill tutte le
nazlonl civ ill, compreso quelle dlsfatte
In cuerra. le uunll dovranno Impegnarnl
ill sottomcttere le loro dlfferonz al detto ammunition to those kecking to over-
trlbunale ed accettarne I dellberati Jtuin the new government, lho coun- ,
llagclungere un urcordo tra le na- cu regnrds the representations ns serl
zlonl predetlc per dlchlarare un bol- 0us nnd is taking measures to mveitl
cottaglo eeonnmico contro qualslasl nn- ' gate and give adequate seouilty.
zlono la quale si rlllutl dl sottomettere Tho Peace Confeience commission
le controversy Hd un tribunale o non 0Il Czecho-Hlovak affairs has nlmost
nciettl le declslonl sulle core che al completed Its work. Tho official com
tribunale furono sottomesse munique of the division given out
In concluslone l'artlcolo rlcorda che after Its fifth meeting esteiday under
un tale progetto fu sUBgerito ncU'appello tile presidency of Jules Cambon madi
che 11 Papa rlvolfe alle nazlonl bel- ,ilp announcement and stated that
direction for the piepaiatlon ot us
report had been given.
In llloek War
"Our aim Is clear and simple. Wo
mean to place the maximum of obstacles
between the Idea Of war and the act
"Gcptlemen within a few weeks
and I proclaim here my confidence we
shall bring to all honest peoples, to all
Just peoples, a new element of hope nnd
faith, a new nnd decisive reason to be
lieve In the progress of humanity and
to work for it, without nny honest peo
ple being deprived of any material guai
nntee or any of those guarantees of
which France, more than any other na
tion, knows the necessity,
"What I Bald on January 11, last, on
the eve of the opening of the conference,
1 lepcat tonight the treaty of peace
nnd tho league ot nations can only be
one question. And I say thnt the league
of nations can be founded only on the
treaty of peace ; and, on the other hand,
The srfecess which tho governments havs
achieved In remaining faithful to them
selves has riot been an easy success, and
by maintaining unbroken Ideals and
facts, these have rendered a service
which will be recognized later.
.r .MAnn n tirouint. nlthntlffh vmt
know them, the obstacles put forward
Into the light of publicity. One day
the reallstlts accuse of being Illusion
ists those who desire thnt In the peace
treaty of tomorrow an Idealistic section
should bo Included with the material
"Absurdities are lies. Involuntary
--fl.llntta man.iir.pl Th.r.
errors sri ,ieiimi. ..... -.-.-. -
nre combinations of political parties.
Sometimes, periiaps, ll is mo unaernauu
work of tho enemy.
,n.t. I...... IrnAtvn all Itlflt. fLnd It ll&H
created at certain periods in the publlo
mind about tne conierence a ciuuu u.
suspicion. But here is the sun rising
...i t.innirifr tn ilUnersfl the clouds,
and shortly, of all that, there will re
main only n bttd rememuranuu.
Woman Auto Thief
Is Evasive. in Court
Continued from Pnse One
rnnl. drawer, the detectives declared,
and lho arrest of tho other two fol
r-nriv nn.l Dushman positively Iden
tified Wlckersham, Magee and Allen as
the men who held them UP, but could
r,r identify McCabe. Tho latter, ac
cording to tho police, admitted he drove
the taxlcab for the men on tne nigui
of tha robberies, but denied that he hnd
any part In them.
Shot by llandit
John Scott, a sailor stationed at the
Philadelphia Navy Ynfd. at League Isl
and, was shot Inthe leg when he grap
...n.i ...i.k a iilrritw.tvmnn nt Twenty-
sixth and Spruce streets last night. He
Is fn the naval hospital. Ills condition
In hot considered serious.
Scott was suddenly confronted by the
bandit, who covered him with n. re
volver nnd told him to hand over his
money. The sailor gave the thug hi
wallet, containing- 14, nnd then grappled
with htm. The fellow managed to slip
from Scott's grasp nnd fired. The bul
let entered Scott'e right leg. When the
sailor fell, the highwayman ran west on
Spruce street. Tho wounded man crawled
to Twenty-fourth street, where he met
n policeman, who sent him to the hos
BRITAIN HAS 902,000 TROOPS
Total of "Occupation Army" !
Told 197,000 Germans Fed
London, March 12. (By A. P.i Th
government announced In the House ot
Commons yesterday that tne total
strength of effective and noneffective
British troops In the armies ot occupa
tion In all theatres of war amounts to
902,000 men, Including officers. Th
strength of th British nrmv In France,
Belgium and Germany, Including-9 Do
minion troops, on iteoruo.'ry 15 was)
"One 'of tho most Interesting and Instructive documents that have
recently come front Russia's Vladimir LcbcdefTs story which
furnishes accurate and trustworthy information with regard to tho
Bolshevik! and the attitude of tho Russian people toward them."
(George Kennan in the "Outlook" of February 5th, 1019.)
. The Russian Democracy in Its Struggle
Against the Bolshevist Tyranny
By Vladimir I. Lebedeff
Former Secretary of Navy In the Russian Provisional Government nnd
ono of the leading members of the Party ot SoclallstB-IUvolutlonlsta
' rrlce 35 cents net. At your bookseller or from the
RUSSIAN INFORMATION BUIWAU.
Woolwortlt Building, New York City.
will be founded will give tl.elr lasting
value to the clauses of the treaty 1
Intrigues nnd Newspapermen
"It must be pointed out with justice
that tho common will of the govern
ments wanted It. and to Impose that will
they had to struggle almost everywhere
against the forces of Incomprehensions,
against political Intrigues nnd often
agalnBt the Influence of newspapermen.
Demand of Common ense
sav to vou. men of France
llgerantl 11 prlmo agosto del 1917.
l.omlra, 11 Marzo II costo tolale
della guerra per gll Allentl e' stato
stlnlato, secondo la Pa Pall Mall Ga
zette, a cento migltardl. In detta.
clfra non e' compreso I'aminentnre degll ,
imalcolublll dannl prodoltl dilla truppo ,
germanlche nel terrltorl occupati, spe-
clalmente In Francla e nel Belglo.
La Commlsslone per le niparazlonl,
nomlnata dnlla fonferenza dilla Puce, I
ha declso che la Germanla dovra' pagare
Killed In Action
COnTORAD- Paul A. Stanton
JJroad street, Phllad-lchU
PRIVATE Julian H. Selfert.
Monmouth street. Philadelphia.
..... . n .. 1 1 l .! I ar.nnlwln null-In 11
men of America, nnd to ou, men of the det(o elornal. 1)a ap,ireso da buona au
Allled power-, that there is no time to , torUu. Tale arnmonUre rappresenta
be lost If we are to save the world from BOl(anto una pccoia parte del costo
the despotism of anarchj, even as 0ta dtu BUerra di parte -delle Po-I
have Baved It from the despotism of tenze dell'Intrsa
autocracy. We ought to make, we must jummontaie fu linalinente fissato dal
make, peace without delay, and ships Commlssarl dopo lunghe invc'tlgazlonl.
laden with food must enter the ha-.bors i;ss rs.))rtsspro la loro oplnlone bulla
cf Germany tVe huve reached a crisis ca,,aclta. ,1eli t ijermanla per Ilquldare le '
in the affairs of the world. We must suc 0hblIgazlonl flunnzlarle per la plu"
meet It without passion and without fame guerra che abbla potuto reglstra
permlttlng our judgment to be warped ro la storla Le morall obbllguzloul della
by a natural and unavoidable de3lre for Germanla dice 11 cltrnale non potran-,
vengeance on a nation which has com- 1 I10 esSer mal pagate. 1
mltted such atrocities as those the Ger- .
mans hae committed. iV:1r'l rI.M
'Theie cannot be any doubt In the llVlCt vUKUt J. UflKIl
minds of thinking men aj to the danger
that faces the nations. We are 1 le-'
torlous. and vet 'Uctoiy on tho battle
field is not all. We must trte our lc- rnt,nllf)l from ra one
tory wisely or we will lose even more ,,.,,(
than we have gained It Is no time to as to s enervations tegardlng trie dib
permit selflshness to control our actions posnl of the large German ships and
or to permit an immediate advantage to the dismantling or Helgoland una tne 1
Iondon, Match 111. The personnel
of the German fleet is to be restilcteil
to 15,000. the supreme council bus de
According to prebs dispatches from
Paris, tha military conditions to be
impobed on Germany Include guaran
tees that no tanks will be built and
no more polhon gas manufactured, and
that all German war material mUBt
be handed over und destrojed. It Is
added thut Allied commissions will
supervise tfie earning out of these 1
From Teuton Rule
MWslns In Action
PRIVATE Rajmond M. Hartman. Roch-1 hilnd nur eiu to thp crater eood which Kiel Canal.
...i ,,. ,..., ,.j lies lii the future. It is not n spirit of k. Germany s
-SterllnE I Alexander, rrank
Present for Dutr (Previously Reported
TItlVATES Marlon Torby. WashlnjHon:
James S. McFall, 0733 Hazel avenue. Phil
dslphta. rw JERSEV
bled from Mounds ltecelved In Action
FRIVATE-T&'icph F. Ertnier. Newark.
World Crisis Here,
Is Lansing View
Continued from Pace One
destruction without an Intense and un
dying hatred for war.
'My friends, France has endured un-1 tlon for France our ancient ally a word
epeakablo woes, with a fortitude and ot admiration for her great chiefs who
determination which excite the admlra-1 la led her onward through the dark
tlon and -wonder of tho world I can- valley of death to the trhlnlng heights
not pick words to express the praise I ' victory, a word of reverence for the
would give to French armies and their sacrificial spirit of the people of France
great generals, to the French people and ' 'which never laltercd or railed, out
their great leaders who lived through burned with undvlng patriotism In dark-
ebl nours. ine vaior aim Kiory .ui
France arid her children are written in
letters of eternal light across the heav
ens, w litre thsre dawns a new era and
a new hope for humanity."
eastern, western nnd
generosity which demands peace and northern boundunes are now uerore
which cries our that the Germans must mc council or 111 mo uuiniuiuee on
bo fed. It Is common sense thnt de-. repoi ts. The eastern and northern
inands it and that points out the perils boundaries ure to bo determined '
before us if w e do not listen to the i Thursday. Tho western boundary
voice of reason. 1 will "be settled Friday.
"France showed her greatness of sou Tho consideration of reparations Is
in tho dark hours of adversity and we I set lor haiuicay. uioubu "
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1421, Arch Street
may co bevond that time. This covers
I all tho principal subjects, except for
lesponsibllity for tne war. 11 is tno
desire of the French to Imvo this '
of America who give her unrtlnted
praise trust her to 3how the same bplrlt
In these las of triumph. It Is true
.iiiiunuJU? niui.li it.iut. .1. lilt" ui M , - . .... ,,,. ,.-. f ,1,0 ,,,.
nation to bear success us well av defeat. "uu "" .:rB ,'",, "',;,,,':
Together. France. America and the " t0 seU1 the questloi. nnd this
powers associated with them In thin -
great war muse go lorwuro to tne ocm
pletlon of the task which they set out
to perform, to make the world safe
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Meat: Russia and the Allies
Russia crumbled away and failed the
Allies largely through lack of food, accord
ing to an American eyewitness.
With plentiful reserves and resources
virtually untouched, her people starved at
home and at the front because there
was- no adequate organization' to place
food where if. was needed.
Animals on the hoof were shipped thou
sands of miles to the various.fronts, wasting
transportation facilities required for other
purposes. They arrived shrunken and ema
ciated, to be killed and dressed amidst filth
and confusion behind the lines. Half of those
brought fromVSiberia, it is said, perished on
the way; many more were unfit for food.
On the other hand, the American packers turned
live stock into meat in large sanitary plants located in
t the producing sections, and shipped the product under
refrigeration so that it reached the trenches in France
'in perfect condition, without waste. ' '
Says Our Authority : ,
"Had such facilities for cold storage transportation
been available to the Russian supply committee as
were placed at the disposal of the quartermaster of
the United States by Swift & Company, there might
have been a different story concerning Russia's part
in the final drama of the war."
' A large-scale parsing industry would be an" asset
to Russia, in wvar or in peace, as it has .proved to be to
the United States.
The cost of this large scale industry in the" form of
profits is-only a fraction of a cent per pound of meat
Swift & Company, U. S. A.
P. M. Hall, District Manager
Seven Wholesale Distributing Markets
Central Office, 9th St. and Cirard Ave.