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PIONEER PAPER OF ARIZONA
PRESCOTT, ARIZONA. WEDNESDAY MORNING, AFRIL S, 1918. FIFTY-FIFTH YEAR (9 t fri mm ! i u mm AT MUMP ; Hi fSUllO een to Find Oat All About Another Big Hun Attack ;u. s. i froopsls Expected WITH THE AMERICAN ARMY ; IN FRANCE, March 31. German ' army leaders are exceedingly anxious My Associated Jes. LONDON. April 1. With strong reinforcements on the ground and with co-ordination of command the to oiuain me most minute details oti,0,)c ;s cxlrcSsed here that the Al the American army. This is disclosed j lied line will prove impregnable and by a captured German document is-1 that the Germans will dash them sucd to the fifth Bavarian landwchr in-! selves against it in vain, fantry brigade, and which instructs The newspapers arc occupied with Americans Cheer When They Hear Chance Has Come WITH THE AMERICAN ARMY IN FRANCE, April 1. (By Asso ciated Press) Definite, official an nouncement, that American troops actually will fight side by side with the French and British in Northern France reached the American troops tonight in a Paris newspaper. It was g-cctcd with cheering by the men who u-'l go and envied by the rest of the American forces. As they passed on th roads they were speeded with cries "Eat 'cm up," "Gee, you fellows are ' in luck." The muddy roads arc janiincd with Americans on the move and in sonic cases they are marching in double lines, taking up the road from side to side. It may not be, many days before the United States gets the first news of American forces being in action. They arc husky,' hardy, and trained, completely equipped and on their toes for a , clash with the cnemv. I every observer and patrol to do his ' or its best "to bring information about the new enemy." The results j obtained are to be added' to official i reports. The captured document , starts o"ut by giving details that are i known, such as those regarding the j American uniform, and adds that the j infantry is equipped partly with Eng j lish rifles and that the artillery prob i ably has French guns. It says t!iat ; American troops will continue train ing in France, adding: .Nothing is known yet about thejUWJ new methods of lighting or leadership." autumn." the new man power proposals and America s expected participation the fighting. The Standard Germany's great drive Into the AI- the Allied line, reinforced and under mans have been pressed back and a; ins fiercer, as the artillery is lied lines in Northern France seems co-ordinated command, vill prove an salient driven into the enemy lines. vancing from all directions to sup virtually at a standstill. Her first impassable barrier, even to the heav- It is in this region that the Germans' port the infantry which has stood the great onrush appears to have been, iest assaults the enemy may bring to are now tugging in. German at- entire shock up to the present time. the generals to "think in the offen stemmed, with large gams of terri-, bear. tempts to torce a passage ot tne uise MOVE IN CLOUDS tory scored, but with final victory no It is recalled that on Jan. 19 Field at Chauny were crushed by the LONDON, April 1. The attack nearer in sight and her resources in Marshal von Hindenburg was quoted French, who wiped out an enemy j yesterday afternoon by which means men and material depleted. as boasting that on Auril 1 he would force which tried to establish a the Germans penetrated the wood i French nrnt Rritith trnnne K.of , he- in Pjn'c: Th m.-n skmvt him to-, bridtrchead on the southern bantc of. r .r j i . . ; " ....... . "JU " - ... - ....... - . - ...... . M ----- -- , iiui HA Ul lllUlbUil, V ti Zj tCU U J tX. j .uw.k ... i wtwujr iu infill in ma Uti- Aay o kii l ti kuiuiuMnutt. wotui,.w juu4, ...... I perate efforts to advance toward i of his objective 52 miles in fact. ! force which moved forward in clouds REGIMENT WIPED OUT i r .1.- j: -r tt..i.. t... sivc. It says their forces are amnlci a:. j l .... r ., tl. r .i: : i vjitu tut? -cnvr-Kim admv ni, . . . . ...... f . i au iu pusii out ironi inc mc ucnuaiu ic uigui mem-, w iuui-.l.i,v,h n cnoir, Keuter s correspondent at unt- to regain the initiative after the prcs-, Mont D;d;.r sal;ent SHght progrcss selves ;n feverishly around Lassigny FRANCE, Sunday, March 31. A dar-; ;sh headquarters reports. British ar cnt uerman cttort is irustratcd. By in the drIve for Am;ens aiong the' on the southern line of the salient ing attempt by the Germans to cross, tillery was concentrated on them, but calling up all men oi military age and , Luce an( Avre valleys is the only ' where French pressure has been the Oise today to form a bridgehead. the;r ;mpctus took them nto the raising tlic age limit lingland can forward movement reported anywhere! heavy. South of the Somme the tide permitting future advances, was easily! wood. Two attacks were delivered nave an additional million men by, along thc HnCj desp;tc the almost ;.; turned suddenly. German assaults frustrated by the French. One of west of Aibert last n;ght delivered at autumn and adds: U ith the gath- cessant Teutonic attacks, and at least! were repulsed and the French made the famous Stern battalions succeeded! intervals of a quarter of an hour. f,""f ! i i , i , i one Pint the enemy was pushed I sood gains, in getting over near Chauny but never1 Though the assaults were launched tiicrc should not he ks than; 2,000,- back I Thc Gcrman P(.acc ,lrive toward returned. It was almost annihiliatcd determinedly thev were beaten back ' "' "" : lhe most determined assaults in Amiens. Pans and the channel ports ana mere remained only iuu STRIKE HAM WtKKllHb OF 1 1 neirro rO0. 1 LLO. OUT STRO ALSATTACK NGHOLD OF t YAUUI5 j I this effort seems to have been"in the is fast becoming a battle of the na- wounded men whom the French took neighborhood of Hangard-en-San-' tions. The conflict opened with Brit- prisoners. Nearly all bridges cross- un-1 w;th heavy losses. HEIGHTS CAFTURED BERLIN, (via London) April 1, German troops today captured Mor euil Heights also Arrach, which is a wood on the western bank of the Avre, according to an official state- j inc scioacic tor tne uermans nere was most pronounced, as they were established west of Hangard-cn-San BRITISH RE-TAKE IT LONDON, April 1. Nwr Mor eul, tne vanguard ot the Britisa cav alry in a brilliant center attack, re- UlVl u STIOil p c n h Ul s IU u. s i Roops 0F! IS tcrre, where Franco-British troops ish and German soldiers the adver- ing thc Oise have been destroyed, met the assaulting waves. A British , saries. Since then the French and The French are holding strong posi-counter-attack paved the way for an American armies have joined with tions on the southern bank and all Allied victory after the combined Field Marshal Kale's forces while fords are covered by artillery. More ( forces had broken up the German at-j Austrian and Bulgarian troops are to the north, in the region of Mor- mcnt and rcport at headquarters The tack. The French gallantly fol-j aiding the enemy. Canadian cavalry euil, the Germans appear to have re-, prisoners havc ;ncreased to more than lowed up the advantage and the vil- and Australian infantry have been nounccd their general attacks and re- 1 75,000, the statement adds. lage was recaptured. doing mucn ot tne iigntmg unaer tne aiuncu 10 iotai abuuaa. iwg 01 mc ! TT.. r-l T- f . 1 r t I r2.:-t. n " ...... tupri ovVt-imi1ir vlnlnt tiif irf.n Tnr Over thc roads to the battlefield in eclcave and the Somme, but tbey motor trucks and on foot, 100,000 came against the sternest kind of re- terrc and were endeavoring to dc- American soldiers are moving to join sistancc from the French who repulsed j ,h- u,j t,. 'ioV bouch from this position, within a the fight against the invader and to them after severe fighting. The other nrcv;QUSiv s,vs tu- v,ar 0fFCe state- uunii..3, .prii j. ucncral .lc- scam iu raucs 01 tne outskirts ot envc mm Dacic 1 ne American iroops iiuu'. uuic uu mc ugui ucuik ui mc ,' jandro Mangrc, under thc direction of Amiens. They have now been pushed are now under contro: of Gen. Foch, Somme at the same period. This NORFOLK, April 1. Gcrman war General P. Elias Callcs, has attacked back well beyond that limit. , the generalissimo, but their destina- also met failure. wort- ; ii-.,.'. l,,i, .iic,:-. ,..J l"c remnants of thc rebellious Yanuis Further south, in the Mont Didier tion in the fighting area has not been Here the field artillery caught the -ir m '-as ',urros canyon, 111 thc I'acc- region, the enemy made a determined disclosed. They are seasoned troops advancing Germans under a tempest interrupted today by a strike of sev-; ,ctc mounla;ns an,j surrounded their attack to capture Greivsncs and en- and are reported as anxious to get of shells, which drove them back, but eral thousand carpenters and other1 fortified position there. According to large the salient he had pushed in into the fight. only after the ground was strewn workers. The carpenters inaugurated a message received-tonight from Gen- here west of the Avre. His power- The most intense fighting is pro- with hundreds of bodies. At Pied the strike for a pay increase. At some cral Callcs by Ives G. Lclevicr, 45 ful thrusts, however, delivered vir- gressing south of thc Somme where mont, two German divisions, which plants a sympathtic strike among Yaqui dead were found, among whom tually without interval, were broken attempt after attempt is being made received orders to execute an ad plumbers, metal workers and cngin-, were women who were fighting with by the French, who punished their by the Germans to break the indomit- vance, at whatever cost, found them ecrs followed. Union leaders said the the men. Ten Mexican soldiers were German assailants badly and retained able France-British defense and reach selves confronted with a French di-. strike was not a union movement,' killed. The message said the battle possession of the village. the Paris-Amiens railway line or vision which would not give before 'ty AsiwciatHl I'ress. but sovernmcnt officials said most of was unchecked at nightfall. tlu. men involved were union men. Day War Bulletins ONLY WAY TO ASCERTAIN THEIR LOCATION IS BY BRITISH-FRENCH RE FORTS, WHICH MILITARY j MEN ARE SCANNING. I WASHINGTON. April 1. In the' absence of reports from General Pershing showing thc disposition; made of American troops by General I Foch, supreme commander of thci Al'ks, American army officials here, are matching the Frencti-Hritish state-' incnts closely tonight for the first ' word which will show Americans to' be at thc battle front in Picardy. It! is probable that thc only and first' ncv s of Pershing's activities will come' tl.i- way, and for some time the . French rommuniques will give the Atrcrican people thc only information on tin. subject. Losses Concealed From Home People WSHINGTON. April 1. French official estimates of the German losses in the great battle on the western front put their total casualties at bc-tv.r-cn 275,000 and 300,000. The Ger mans arc sending most of their v. ernded to liclgium, it is declared, to conceal from the German people thw r heavy sacrifice. It has been possible to identify, the di "patch says, nearly 100 German di Msions, more than ten of which were tvt:ce engaged. Some of the divi sions, it is declared, had to le rc 1 c d .:t thc end of the first day, Cit - Ininfj more than half their men. WITH THE AMERICAN ARM IN FRANCE, April 1. All thc American troops have been turned over to thc Allies for such use as I they sec fit to make for them. Ameri-I can troops may soon be fighting side by side with their British and French battle which is raging in TOMMIES ARE BEING GHEN GOGKffl ment tonight. The wood referred to is probably the Arrach, which is men tioned in the German official state ment. SHELLS FALL IN PARIS PARIS, April 1. The long-range bombardment of Paris was resumed this afternoon. An official announce ment says that four persons were lulled and nine injured. ATTACK EXPECTED WASHINGTON, April 1. The im- To the north of the Somme, thc Amiens itself. Unable to make gains their fury. For a moment the French ' minent danger of attacks by the Aus- British held their lines intact. The astride the Somme, the enemy has were forced back, but they took breath trvmz m great tcrcc upon tne Italian Germans made two attacks upon the made heavy attacks at other points and came at the enemy again in such lines was emphasized today at the British positions in the western out- but without success. Moreuil, thc a rush that the Germans were driven, Italian embassy. Recently the em skirts of Albert, but each time met center of the fighting south of thc from the heights, leaving 700 prison-, bassy published a statement that no with a repulse. Somme, is reported to have changed ers in French hands, including 20 of- less than 40 divisions had been gath London dispatches reflect the ex- hands four times and is now held by ficers. At no period of the war has crcd by the enemy along the battle pectation there of a renewal of the British, Canadian and French troops, the fighting been so fierce. The Ger- lines. Now information comes that powerful assaults all along the battle Around Mont Didier where the bat- mans intended at any cost to reach these troops havc received essentials line when the Germans have further tie line curves northward the French and destroy thc railroad communica- in food, artillery and munitions, and consolidated their positions and have reclaimed Ayencourt and Mon- tion at Amiens, but the eleventh' day it is expected that another attack may brought up heavy artillery. There chel. Further cast toward Lassigny of the battle they find before them be directed toward the west for thc seems increasing hope, however, that in the direction of No von, the Ger-' a solid wall of troops, daily becom- purpose of breaking into Lombardy. Allies in Northern France. PARIS, April 1. Thc battle con- LONDON, April 1. Introducing thc army estimates in the House of Commons, thc uiidcr-secrctary of State for war said thc army was con tinued with extreme violence last' summg three times as much imported night in the sector north of Monti meat as the whole population before Didier, large bodies of troops being' the war. During 1917 the following thrown in between Germans. Thc I had been purchased: S4.000.000 pounds French and British broke up thc as-j of tea, 177,000,000 pounds of sugar,' saulting waves. Further south the! 145,000.000 tons of condensed milk, fighting was no less violent, the Ger-I 11,000,000 pounds of cigarettes and mans making incessant attacks in an i 250,000,00 yards of tc.Ntilcs. effort to capture Grivcsncs. I" order to give some size of the ny Associated Press. , British armies, he said that m ten Americans on their way to thc, months 48,452 commissioned officers front. French hurl back Germans,: and 6,435 warrant officers have been retake two towns: British, gain ati annointed. 25.000 nromotions had BAKERS STRIKEWAR MEASURES LEAVES II C. ! ARE PASSED BY 1 i IN BAD FIX ! SE1IE I German Coin Used I Among the Negroes JACKSON. Miss.. April 1. ! that German money is being , encourage .Mississippi negroes evade thc selective draft arc made in a rcport filed at the adjutant general's ' I office today by F. J. Ethridgc, State ) , inspector of local CNcmption boards. : PACKE8SBLAI Char TOP Rf!0T ing used id I J jl OLfLlO S icgrocs to- 1 w lwwi HPS tty AsunHnttM ttks The report declares it has been al-' v Associate Pres. KAN'SAS CITY, April 1. Kansasi WASHINGTON, April 1. Import-; most impossible to get negro regis- DENVER, April 1. Retail prices City tonight is facing what mav prove ant war legislation was passed today ' t,rant tor rPond to thc draft, and ' of all better cuts of meat were ad , i, . c;..c t i" i 'i... .i.. ....... :-i..J:..- .i. ,i : tI,at C ylason- P;xstor of a negro, vanced two and one-half cents a . ... . , . .,, .... v......., .... v"" I church at Lexington, Miss., known as pound here todav. Retailers credit Arras; drive halted. Teutons digging, l,CCn made from second to first lieu- a rcsult of a strike called last week, mcnts to the national defense act Thc Church of God in Christ' has the packers witli ' responsibility for themselves in: enemy ceases attacks! tenants, 16.S00 officers and 49,100 men in connection with the walk-out of bills, authorizing thc condemnation of been' preaching pro-German sermons the increase, and say it is due to thc i.u. in ui uiuiiu: .mu 10ncs i;ruuiiu inj mentioned in Honor lists, OUU.UUU men laundry workers when hard fighting. had been given leave in the last four'j0;ncd t,e strike today ; months and .iuu.uuu men in tlic last four weeks. ri. t r t . . , , . i ii u i.auui v.uii.i iiiiu milliners . . ... . ,,. , rc- ii "0,000 of all races and colors. Dur- part in battle of Picardy. Ofticially - ,nl- .. . , .. ..,.. . ' . , . . , ing 191, there were conveyed to tl" Holland declares seizure of ships in . -nm . . ; -, . , ... : iroiu animals, ;wmhai vciiicic.i German drive checked. French and' British troops recapture two villages. - the bakers lease land needed for war purposes. An appeal and empowering post commanders to was made to Herbert C Hoover. Mr. operate interurban railroads to ship Hoover in a telegram tonight as- yards engaged in government work. sertcd that he was powerless to inter- "- fere. ' FINE FOR GILLETTE House Refuses To ALL REPULSED . 1 P1IS, April 1. New enemy at ti ? s atfuinst Grivcsncs all have Wen 'c-'-'scd, according to a war office announcement tonight. The Anglo-rrer-h !a.e made progress between t'i: Soi.ime and Deniuin. - mvi ivrtu Mil ilLl 111 Vllili:m.e.i i .1 Inn . r . I and 90,000 tons of stores. After ten days of gruelling. Allies!- ATLANTIC CITY FIRE ! show unimpaired strength, in onset,' ! using cavairy effectively. Hun at- ATLANTIC CI 1 i , .. J., April !.: tack futile. Fire broke out in the center of a f.v Associated I'ress. .,T,- ,,...;r :. . . . ! business block today and destroyed WASHINGTON, iiiii n.vuuii, .pril j. i nc sciz-i .... H.naimiii:.. ... , erty loss estimated at juiai.uuw. i appropriation bill, including a provis Dutch government in a statement in1 WILSON TO SPEAK i ,0" or n J" Bovcrnincnt rcuiatiolls rc!uirc that soldiers keep . WASHINGTON. Anril 1. Pros!- i. " i ' . i- . . .. ""7 themselves closc.v shaven, but the i . ri .i .i misHLi, was disagreed 10 ny me nousc ...--rinir of mustaches is not urohili dent Wilson todav accented an an- .i. ...... wearing oi iniisiacnes is imi pronin WASHINGTON. March .W Clean shaven faces in the army will add .i ...:it:.. r . ,i. B SLitia. lum.uii ui iiuTia. i v. 1111; .tit- OOSt VV Heat PriCe m,a' cost ""b'tary establish ment. Ofiicial announccnient was made at thc war department today that one razor, one steel mirror and and advising negroes to resist thc ; abolishing of meatless days. Chicago draft. j meat prices increased two and onc- Thc inspector's rcport says "The half cents all over the country it is Church of God in Christ" has head-' announced. Representatives of the quarters in Los Angeles. In August , packing concerns say the increase last year, a $10,000 brick church was was due to the lightness of cattle rc i built at Lexington, for which local ceipts, which it is said, were custo negroes furnished only a small part mary at this time of year, of the building fund, the rcport says,! 1 and also that the pastor, hitherto an' ENGINEER RESCUED obscure negro preacher, recently) ... . .. ' T erected a $25,000 residence in Mem- rEKING, Apn 1. E. J. itirs.II. I one ot the American engineers cap- Wini i. iiiclnn ,!.-..; i,rlwi, w;it t I . C'' ,n'S,,fS , d ",'La ,rP-senate amendment to the agricultural arat(l;tolsh. hercafter to everv en- listed man ordered to Europe. Army thc Official Gazette, as an act of vio lence which it will oppose with all dent Wilson today accepted (he energy of iis conviction and its vitation to open the Liberty Loan wounded national feeling. The gov-, campaign in r.altimore, Saturday, the eminent takes issue with thc proc-( 'first anniversary of America's cu lmination of President Wilson re- trance into thc war. While :t P.al gardiiig the decision of the United timorc the president will also revie w States, sjing it contains assertions 18,000 troops from the nationil can wh.ch an. contrarj to the facts. tonmcnt at Camp Mcadc. Obregon is Selling Beets From Mexico ' tured by bandits in northern Honan i province early last month an ! he'd . for ransom, has been rescued by sol-i-diers who intercepted the band as they were attempting to retreat far ther into the mountain's. ioiay, wnen tne measure went to con- ;te(j lerencc. A separate vote will le ue-, iiiandcd in conference on the wheat price. ; SHELL GERMAN CITY METAL MARKET NEW 2 jj cents. SILVER YORK, April NEW YORK. April 1 Lead dull, srot $7 25 t'i $7 ?0. Spelter dull, spot, 1 SiKcr Enst St. I.ouN del'vcry, $7 07 to '57 12'. S:ler 92 , cents. DOrC.I. S. April 1. General Alvo Obregon, former Mexican minister of war, arrived here from Sonora and AMSTERDAM, March 30. Ad departed tonight for San Francisco ' vices from Berlin say that Allied air on business connected with marketing' men attacked the town of Luxenburg 25,000 tons of beets, which he said Ten persons were reported killed he wa. preparing to sell in the United thus far, and houses havc beer dam States, agtd.