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DOING TO , WIN THE WAR? TT. A.P.ANDLILS. LEASED WIRE , SERVICES V ,. - Associated Prss International News Service Newspaper Enterprise Association - Lawrence Letters , ; - : THE CH A &IH OOGA.NEWS VOL XXX. NO. 248 , LATE EDITION CHATTAINOUCM, TEN 1M MONDAY EVENING, APJU1L 22, 1918. DDIPC. TUDCCrCMTP Delivered By Crrter i niuu. inntt btllio Tweire Cents weekv BARRAGE OFfiAS SHELLS SWEEPS ) AMERICAN LINE . Sammies Meet .Boches in, the Streets of Wrecked Village , Chase Them Into Houses. INCIDENTS 6F GALLANTRY HUNS RESUME ACTIVITIES ON PICARDYFRONT British Improve . Positions,; at , Villers-Bretonneux and - " Albert. V Machine GUrft Heroically Attack ' and Bring Down Airplanes. Gallantry Displayed -by Ameri- can'Boys'in Hand-to-Hand , Conflict With Enemy. '-'i 'iW (International News Service.) " k -t With, the American Army in r ranee, April 21 (7 p. m.) The 1 all-day fighi.,on Saturday between . American and French soldier and . ( , 12,0vQ Uerman troops on the seo ... tor northwest of Toul will go down in history as the battle of Seiche- (Seicheprey is the name of the ...village into which the Germans ... !. forced their, way only to be driven- v ' out by strong counter-attacks. ;; Ths French war officein its Vsport . on Sunday , night stated that the v German assault .against the Amir .", ican- and French . positions . has , failed and that the allied lines had ,i r been completely re-established.) . . The bormbardment .which preceded (he German attack wes said to be as .'leavy as any that the Germans laid . down in their offensive at Verdun. A , , terrific barrage, of gas sheila swept the . . American lines before the Germans " drove forward in three columns. , , The main attack' was aimed at a. Seicheprey village. American infan rt trymen supported by machine uns met the foe in tho streets and narrow byways and pursued them into the . wrecked houses. The village had long ago been evacuated by the civilian !f population owing to repeated bom i bardments. The buildings resem , bling a shattered sepulchre furnished a dramatic background for the fti- i? $ agements. 2 Fought With Pistol J There were , numerous instances of extraordinary gallantry on thf part of tne Americans. An infantry offi cer nicknamed "machine gun," fought with his pistol alongside of his men Another after emptying his . auto- matlc grabbed a rifle from wounded private and stood In tho open firing rthrowtng grenades at them.. Other of ncera showed equal bravery,' ; ' , Heroio Service, N . Three Americans in charge of a ma china gun at another point in the bat lid kept their post, "although they had been' ordered to retire owing to their hazardous position. They attacked two German airplanes and kept firing until both were down. The airplanes were flying low in an atempt tor de-; stroy battery positions. When the Americans retook the village after hours of hard fighting they found the Germans had arranged mine traps, stringing wires across the streets, Anyone who stumbled over tlie wire fet off large boxes of explosives. ,A wounded German was found in an al ley groaning and oalling "kamerade." When Americans approached he pulled a wire which exploded a num ber of grenades. The wounded Ger man was taken to a hospital where he later died. Two or three mortally lyounded Germans were captured. Couriers were compelled to make their way through a triple bar rage. One reached headquarters in hysterical condition and gasped: "I'm not yellow, am I? You don't think I'm a quitter because I act this way. It is my fight you know. Did I deliver my message all right? That's good." Then he swooned. The brsvery of the men man-" ning the machine guns and artil lery was praised by their superior officers. Although the shells were raining all about them the men remained cool and methodically loaded find fired the guns. They were vithout food and rest but that mattered not to them. The fearlessness of the American drivers was one of the hlgh-Iights of the Jnattle. One young American driver who had served a volunteer In the French army said: ' "The bombardment In Saturday's tight was as bsd as anything I ever heard at Verdun. The thing that thrilled was the way .the Americans drove their ambulances right amongst the fighters to get the wounded back. They took awful chances. The forti tude and stoicism of the American wounded was wonderful. They1 may have moaned slightly but there was not ote word of complaint as we liustled them to the hospital. The nly thing one noticed wng the way 'hey gripped the sides of' the litter ivw and then. DOZEN 1RIPS. "I made a dosen trips over, the " rod that the enemy shelled all day and I thought that every trip would be my last. bheMs burst just ahead of my car several timet, i I cannot say too much for those in charge of the signal men. Commu Lines in Rgbecq Sector. -REPULSE GERMAN ATTACKS Enemy Violently Shells British British Adaiiee Both Principal Lines Shg htlyOn Battle Fronts Field JUarshal ' Haig's Forces Deliver Attacks Throwing Germans Out of Posts. (International News Servioe.) . London,. April 22. British posi tions on .both the Pieardy and glanders battle fronts were im proved during the night. The war office reported today that the British had strengthened and evidently extended their lines ' in the sector of Villers Bretenneux, east of Amiens, Robecq and Al bert. Early in the night the Germans delivered an attack in the aeotor of Mesnil, and, after aharp fight ing, forced their 'way-into British advanced posts. Successful British raids ware carried out at points north and south of Lens, capturing prisoners and machine guns. German artillery was active along the Softime river. Early Sunday night a strong lo cal attack, accompanied by heavy shelling, was made against our po sition in theneighborhood of Mes- . nil., 'After sharp fighting, in the course of which the Germans suc ceeded in capturing one of our ad vanced posts, the attack was re pulsed. ' We improved our positions slightly during the night in the sectors of Villers Bretenneux, Al bert and Robecq. We- made successful rsids at points north and south of Lens, capturing prisoners - and machine guns. "There was considerable activity n both sides at different points on the front. . . - "The Germans bombarded our lines, direoting their fire chiefly against our positions on both sides of the Somme and Ancre rivers and ths sectors of Lens, Festubert and the Nieppa forest." . " ' . Tha Germans ara preparing for Jrcsb Pieardy fronts. Men have been massed and guns have been moved up for resumption of tha assaults. The allied, .positions have . been strengthened all along the line, 'and the outcome of the forthcoming flghtina is awauea wun tne utmost confidence. The pause which settled down on the battlefields has continued, and the operations on Sunday were confined to local enterprises. In the sector of Robeca. five and half miles northwest of the British rsllhead position of Uethune, Field Marshal Haig's forces delivered a local attack, wntcn threw the Germans out of some of their posts. Uerman artillery -has been active In that area and the British positions nave Deen violently shelled. Jt was immediately southeast of rcooecq tnat the Germans made a se ries of unsuccessful attacks in an ef fort to break tho British lines on La Bossee canal and force their way into oeumne., rno assaults were centered in the xone between Robeca and Ixjcon, and, although made in Erent force, were entirely repulsed. . , There has been no further infnnfrv actions on the pifeardy front, at latest reports, but there wus heavy shellinir ' ni Buiiinensi ot Amiens, which lnnieaiea anottier series of attark une uerman war office, in its renort on Sunday nlKht, merely said that mere was noining new. It has been thirty three dv .inn. the Germans began their drive 1 Amiens, and. thirteen dava Mimv thA iwin onensive in the north developed. ORDER REARGUMENT VIRGINIA DEBT CASE Hundred Killed in Action Canadian List Contains 655 Names Mississippian Is r Among Wounded. v !)' ' ( Associated Press.) V Ottawa, Ont., April 22. The Ca. nadUn, casualty list for the week ending today contains 655 names. Of these 100 were killed in action, SO died of wounds and ' S41 were wounded. The remainder were made up of gassed, missing and 111. H. Wall, of Liberty. Miss., is listed among the wounded SANTA FE ROAD SHOPS DAMAGED Machinery and Windows Show Effects EarthquakeChim neys Toppled at Riverside. ' 1 " 1 i , . Through the Flanders Mud e .. , v.. - : . . - r .. I 'H . ..." . . I . c i 4 -" . v- 'V!-. . ' V;': rfw .f; 'via- -.t OPERATIONS OF LOCAL KIND BID WELL FOR ALLIES (International News Service.) San Bernardino. Cal..' Aoril 22. Ma chinery in ths Santa Fa road ahene was damaoed and fortv window in tha busineee and residential reaions of the city were broken by the earth, quake. The damaaa in thia oitv aa. ximacea ax i,uuu. , - . I (International News Service,) Riveralde, Cal., April 22. While this city was rocked the principal damage was the toppling of chimneys at the Grant school building and tha falling of plaster in the Universale church and numerous residences. No one was injured. (international News Service.) Beaumont. Cal., April 22. Damage here was confined to the miscellaneous loss of glassware and crockery. Four hundred dollars worth of drugs were destroyed at Robert Fulton's pharmacy when drug receptacles were thrown to the floor. Supreme Court's Power to En- force Judgment to Be Heard Next February. Washington. April 22. Ths tuorama court today ordered a reargument of proceeding instituted by the state of Virginia to compel We.t Virginia to pmy a judgment ot I.JWJ,WU resulting from a auit to collect Virginia's civil war debt. The question of the court's power to enforce the judgment will be especially considered in the argument which will be h,eard next February. In announc ing this opinion Chief Justice White declared that under the construction there is no reason why West Virginia should not pay the judgment end if no snort te made to meet the obliga tion that the court reserved the right to appoint a master'to investigate the financial situation in West Virginia and its taxable resources with a view of enforcing the judgment. ZOUNER CASE N0T.T0 " BEIMDiTflSTEuT, Gains Made af Robecq at Tip'of Flanders Salient and on r Somme. Front. POSITIONS ARE IMPROVED Near Villers-Bretonneux and Albert. Artillery of Both Sides Actir. ' Huns Shell ZngUth Posts in Lens Sector. , Thl picture shows a group of Tommies croMinJr' footpath lniil over a muddy Flanders field. Note the ga masks slung ready for instant use. It is over flat, low country like this that the Germans are driving. ; . ' TWO MORE EARTH SHOCKS ALARM CALIFORNIA FOLK Sait ' Jaeinte, Cal., April 22. Two than here. Loose bricks, tottering mora srtht;uake shocks shook Hemet walls and wreckage hanging precarl and San Jacinto today at 9:07 a.m., outly were loosened by thenew shookt and Bi 14 a.m. The earth movement and fell, adding to the general ruin 1n seemed awe pronounced at Hemet the businetl diitrios. . District Attorney W. T. Ken- nerly Says it Will Not Even Go to Grand Jury. "Baroness Zollner will not be placed on trial at this term of fed eral court," ssid Distriot Attor. ney W. T. Kennerly Monday after noon in answer to a direct question put by a Newa reporter. "The caae will not even go to the grand jury, and if there are further de velopments in all likelihood they will be handled elsewhere." Mr. Kennerly made this statement during a hrlef recess of the court, and the reporter had no opportunity to ask further questions. Ills statement Is taken to mean, however, that In the event the baroness faces esnloniiire charges they will ho niHde directly by me department or Justice at Washing ton and the case would llkelv he heard in ivew York, where the leadlns- fla-ure In Chattanooga's recent sensation Is now Jiving under surveillance of federal authorities. CASUALTY LIST tODAV CONTAINS I '71 NAMES10 KILLED. 5 DEAD ' -40P W0WDS,D 49 WOUNDEDF WILSON OPPOSES SEDITION BILL Declares Chamberlain Measure Would Place United States on Level With Enemies. (KBorlHled fie.) Washington, April 22. President. Wilson came out today In opposi tion ta the Chamberlain bill, which would try violations of the sedition laws by eeurt-mnrtial, and in a let' ter ta oenstor Ovrmn, af Norti (Associated Press.) Washington, April 22. The cas ualty list today contained 71 names, divided as follows i Killed in action, 10 j died of wounds, 6 died of accident, 1j died of disease, 4; other causes, 2 wounded, 7 wounded slightly, 42. The men killed In action are all pri vates. I.leut. Htanley Iluguenln died of accident, and Iieuis. Marlmul C, llobbs, Oeorge 1'eck, Arlio Alfred Hchardt and Kdwnrd . Wilcox were slightly wounded. The list follows: Killed in Action. rmvATi'H Herbert K. Akroyd. Manuel Martin. lJnier U. Da vley. u. H. Norslgliiri Kay V. Kreager. John J. l,HiUln. Charles WnMron. llenniin Halner. John F. Hlnlon. Wounded Severely. HKIIUIOANT. Kdward tl. riinllh. COIiroHAK. .losepli ThllHlllt. l'HlVATKH. John Hrork. A. A. l-'lenelirr. Win. .1. IHllMi. i II. Jliirtingti.n. Ueorge Kerlcher. Wounded Slightly. 1.IHUTKNANTH. Marlaml (li llulibs, Arllo A. ScliBiflt. ' Cioorge l'eck. I'MwHrd H. Wilcox. v ')ltrOI(AIX. It, H. Albncklj T. J. Hurry. V. 11, Itoardiimn, 1'UIVATKH. John V.. Mendlt. , lliirulil McDnnnld. FOE TAKES ADVANTAGE OF MOONLIGHT MAKES RAID Artillery Active East of Arras and on Both Sides of Scarpe. (ARKOclntcd PreHS. ) With the Kritlsh Army in Krunc.e. April 22. Taking advantage of tho moonlight, the Germans at 10 o'clock last night made a strongi hut unsuc cessful attack against the Kritlsh po sitions north of Aveluy wood, on the front above Albert. Heavy, fighting continued until 4 o'cloi k this morning. The Germans appear to have taken one British outpost and to. have. Irtst ground theinselvrs elsewh'ere In the wood. The assault was preceded by a heavy bombardment, and the fire on both sides kept up most of .the night. mere was active artillery flehtinr throughout Kunduy east of Arrua anH on both sides of the Scarpe. The bom bardment at Mllirs-Hrelenneu and HUG 1. 10 It. Grovrr K. Tinnier. Died of Wounds. I'OHi'Olt.W,. I 'm nk li, A run i ii I. riUVATKM. If. J. Heignron. I'.. A. Ilenry. Walker lliimni't. Ieroy 8. Wells, Died of Acoident. I.FKUTKNA NT. Stanley Mugiieiiln. Di-i of Diseaae. SKIttiUA NT. I'Vunk ('. CiiIhIiIo. 'lKI'OltAI,. Tbeoilorn 1'rck, I'KIVATKH. J. U JlHltingly.- James T, Welch. Died of Other Cautes Unexplained. I'KlVATIiH. F. J. Wutwui. Arthur William. Harold W. Heriy. Glen II. fole. H. J. f oskery. I"!. U liiiiubrui'li.' T. N. l;iukevl( h. John Kruso. Tony Krlsro. f hailes Grrnuiln. I'bllllp II. (loss. Hurry Gould, fhn. J. Hiigan, 13. H. Kllllou. Jos. A. Ijicoy, Ih Mi IjiVellc. Armand lenileu. I It. liveland. M. U Mcl'-aililen. f has. !'. Mcl.eun. Ik J. McNMinimi. I''. H, Mores ii. .losepli Nu.kv. ' 1. J. O'lrf'iiry. Geo. V. UuhkcII. l'Yank Ht. John. M. A. Hhelilon, fliss. J. HltlM I'lllll. K M. Hlnciiskl. G. H. M. 1'hoiiipMon. A run Tursluii. Merwln II. Ttiltlc. I'rter Vlnlii, Alfred H. Vfte, Faainisln 1 c ri uKimn, Previously Reported Mining, Now Reported Killed. MA.IUIC fdiyntil fnwthorne Hulling Maj. Boiling Killed. The list curried the first nftlHnl In formation I list MsJ. It. '. liolllng Imd been killed. In u prevloiiM list he was reported as minKlng In Hon. altlmugli later, ANslnlnnl Kecrelmy of Mlntn I'hllllps, his liiiitlier-lii-lHW. wns In formed In a ipntrh from Ibe Am rl csn einbssxy st I'sr.s ' a his bn.Jy bad been found will, a bullet oui tbroiiKh the heart. Illinois Senator I Negro Lynched by Mob; Speaks in Birmingham Had Shot Louisianian ( Inlri nMilmiHl Nr Kfrvlre ) Hirmlngham, Ala., April 22. .Senator J. Hamilton I-el. of Illinois, who baa the surrounding territory was alan .. .. . continued. The British Irrir.roverf their ' ""'"..... ... .nr. in the cnargv ot ine signal men. mmimi- p DC T DDlTSlai on r nicstion wss cut tims and again J UntA I bKIIAIN OCLP SUPPORTING BONAR LAW Chancellor So Declares in Intro, dacing Budget in House of Commons. but the men always fn-Jd up ths wires. It was a thrilling sight to -see them calmly puffing cigarettes as they patched up the breaks and with Uerman shells falling all around them. I saw chaps flirting with death on all sides witn utter indifference. I hey worked as it there .was not any such thing ss danger. "I saw one fellow badly wounded In t lie lee. 'lon"t bother too much about nn fellows,' he exclaimed. "Just hustle m to the. hor-pltal so crn gt fixed up to ft at those Huns again.' '! saw a lot of Mich rases as I ran Hi - ambulance bsik and forth. "The roches sure vaMe.l a bunch ef (Continued on. Page Fourteen.) lines somewhat In the neighborhood of iiiera-urcionncux INTER-ALLIED WAR C0MMITTEEC0NTINUED Washington. April The Versail les Inter-allied war committee, accord. rng to an official dispatch from Fiance today, hi henceforth lo le constituted as follows: President. On. Helln, for France; members. Gen. Kaekvllle. West, for Great I'.rltain: Hen. frlrobi Isnt. for Italy, and Gen. Hllss, for the I'niled Ktatoa. interests of the third liberty loan, will address a Hir riiinghHrn audience on this subject Monday night at I o'clock at the First Presbyter Ian church. Kerintor lwis arrived In Dinning. j bam Monday night and spent Monday tendon.. April ii. Chancellor Bonar Law. introducing the budget In the house of commons today announced that in the Inst year Great lirltnln had advanced S'lS.ono.nou pounds to the en tnte anlions. "It la'pnlv necensary fnr u." he h.tid. "tn ln in the I niteil States to the nmeunt the other allies Iran on us. In "ther woMs wn sre elf -mipiHirt -ing." SILVER BULLION BILL PASSED BY HOUSE Washington. April The admin istration Mil nuilmi'iring the m'lttt'g into bullion fif ll'.O.eoo.fxio as,r Jol. ISIS tO .IV llll-l. I.lll.lll. . . WMn i;K.d by It.r b'Mihe late U:iV Vitl,,,.i1 OIIH li'llneiJ )f I rn . t.y the kenafe ani now k:" to (he pien. mornlntc on an aulotnol HlrmlnghHtri dlsttlct. uie tour of Ibe FAIR, SAYS BILLY 'POSSUM I ii)k I'll . ,jt tei iirar to Just glv ine the ,u. I'M" net first. rr. iii I can p i k i iir my own pres. nt. No. ynti'ie all i ii.iK.be word ta h ti lie li rnrnla n. i 'ii Munjtuktnt A-' f Auroi'isleil I'irsa.l Moiuoe. .n., April 22.(lr SVil lliuiis, a negro b Id liojall at Fwttndnlc, near here, awaitlnK trial on charges of shooting ('. 1- 'l ob mis, Missouri I'ucilU: statliin ng'rit at I iiwnilnle, sev eral week UK". " lynciied by a molt early Irwluy, imtiii iIIiik to l( .i.t re ceived lure. The m b. It wns ataleil, broke Into the Jail, took YMIiiurrnt to tt tie n sr the town nm bnnaed til in. Tlioiutis was sliot In I he head with a! shotgun through window t lille sealed I at bis ! In tlie r ,i 1 1 1 .it ! station, The aiglit of both ecs vhl stloyrd. Editor of The Masses Declares His Loyalty unconstitutional If iiHcteil, the - president declared, Ihs hill would place tho United Htstes on a Ivvtd with Us etinnlea. The mea sure, ho an Id, Is oppoaed to the aplrit and purpose of tho espionage laws. lOniictrrieiil of the f hti inherit! In hill has been urged before tho acnato tnUI Isry committer as necessary to stamp nut German propaganda Vigorous op position lo Its passage has been dil velopliig, mid HcnaldV illorah hsa sought aiipiiort of M'tiiiin lenders In his tlTorls lo defeat it. , Tho bill has net hud the support of the il pHilmeiil of Just leu ami Charles al ien, f nssliiliitit attoriiey-generul, resigned last week sTier, t was aald, Ilia advocne of the muasurn failed to receive the support of the attorney, general. , vVill Not Compromise, In his teller lo Hi'iiiilnr Gverninu (lin prenlilent iilnn Indicated llml bo would not coinprotulsti with opponents advo cating amendment of the Overman bill, which i'npoHet a broad general grant uf power Jo irotKiniliso government do pHtlliieiitN. Borah in Opposition. IXemitor Hninli renewed bin upposl tlon In th I liu inlii t In In bill In the semilii today, chaining that "political I'luirlMees auppoi ting It before tho sen iiIm military committee hail given the liiipieMHliiii thai America's farming IMMiiiladiiti Is iIInIiivhI." Ful'iuels. hi salil, are as loyal aa other and ine buying iiiitimiaily largo amounts of libel ly bonds. Test Wilson's Letter. The inrslilenl's letter follows: "My li r Senator Tha nk you for your letter of yeaiei.luy, 1 am luiiillly obllKeil o you for consult Ing mo about the court-martini bill, as perhaps I limy call It lor sliorl, 1 am wholly an' uiimIH r Hbly opposed tu such t-glnlutloil anil very much value thn oppor liniily you give me tu any an. I thlnri It Is not only iincoiiHtitii ' lloinil, hut 1 lint. In character. 41 woilhl put us nearly Upon the level of tlie very people we are fllitlng und sffecling to deslai, It wuulti bn Bllogi tiler 1 1 (insistent Willi thn spirit arid practice of America, it ml. In view of the lecent IcgtNlu. tlon,. the i-KploiiiiKe bill, the sabotage bill ami ttie woman spy bill, I think It la ii it 1 1 ccr a nary and uncalled f"l. . "I tnk the liberty, my dear fn stnr, of enpii sHlng nryself in tlna i lli.liHtic way beciiusn my feeling is very deep about lire matter, aa I gather your own Is " "It Is admirable the way you have lixen handling the4o liupor Cunt bills, ami 1 thank ymi with all my heart for standing by the hilln which lr your tiiimn without any comiuoniir.e of any kind. "It give ins (he gie , sutla la'tion (o till bow much I hc apprerbiled wllat otl have been lining. "fotdmlly and slncrre! voiiri, ,"iiiii(liV W llii.S ' (Associated Press.) London April 22. The ritish advanced their lines lighty last nigh in local eperatiene an bath of the prinoipal bsttle.fronte. the wsr office anntunces. Ualne Were mae neat Villers Bretonneux and Albert an the Somme front and Robeeej at the tip of the Dander sslient. ' ) A strong local attack b the ' Germans on tha front north af Albert was 'repulsed after the enemy had captured ene ef.the British sdvanced posts. Tha statement follows: . "Karly In tha. night' atrnna local nlUck aucompatiled by heavy shelling " niaae oy ine nemy agajnst our positions in tha neighborhood of Maanll. north of AlberU After sharp fighting In tha cousse of which the enemy succeeded In capturing ont of our advanced posts the attach, was r- puiseii. . t Positions Improved. . "Wa Improved our nnslllon allrhiiu during the night" iVtHi Yttetrs-Hif UlUibUXAltMrL juuI.,Ubmm "A number of auoenssful ralda were carried nut by us at different points soufh and north of Ina, resulting In the eapturs of prisoners and machine tuns. ( "Thera has hen oonsldnrabln aetn. lery acllvliy on both ides on llffrrent i anciors of the lirltlali front. The fci. my's shelling bus bean directed chief. ' ly Sgalnst our nosllloiia. astrida th Homnin and Ancre rivers' In (Helena sector. In tho nnlghbnrhood of rWw hert rgid In the Nleppe fores"t. j , , ; , ... TAKE CONTROL OF IRISH RAILWAYS Military Authorities Assume th'N Chief Roads, Postoftices, ' Telephone Exchange." ; Action on Italian Battle Line Desultory (Annoi'latcd I'l-asa.) London, Aril 22. The military authorities have taken aver control of the principal Iruh railways, the postoffieee . and ttlephene a ' changee, according te the er re spondent at Cork af the Daily Chronicle. It ie added that the polio en Saturday retrieved all arms and ammunition from gun smiths' heutee In Dublin, where it , is reported elmilar action will be taken throughout Ireland. MUST CLEAN UP VICE Or Oct Out, Philadelphia Police Are Told. (InternaHunal Newa Service. I'hlla.lelphu, April . ti. "You men must clean up all vice arid protect I ho men in uniform, or gel out." 'I'luxo Instrui tluns were given to police captains and lieutenants, called to city ball today by Acting Superin tendent of I'ullu Mills. Mr. Mills said thai he. was here ti clean up the city aml'tuld the captains and lieu truants to instruct the pullco not to pay any political assessments. fHiit. Mills was appointed to his position Saturday with Init ruction lo assume charge of the vacancy nd by the i ik nation of Supt. Kobtnsun. who Kturta on 'vacation glveu him" by Mayor. Smith. Diplomatic Relations of Central Empires Strained I h, t t her ? Fs.r ;.i l HirM l arm . r tonight an.l liil. tlntrnslloiisl . Herviee ) New Vors. April "1"- That be is as lol to (he l eit'd Hi'e as any iiimh In the cmiiitrv iin the ile larullori here to.Jsv of Mab I ..! nm n, edilor of (the Hiitllll rulhal 'kll', The MK. on trial In (!.e fulled Mates Idi1' mill o'i i limti i of tonMdilng sio ei o friiirate m nrPing alioved" t f.IV ii..i M, I fSoine. April Ihwul'Mfy nilillery -tl.jr.s urre.l .i ! ; i jf th Hln.te front."' ii today's i o'Ti.e rrport "In Mm. .--I. Mil.. .1 .h.n on hc Jl"th liiht., under t-e . nv. 'u . , r of art tl. Uiv flrr, .t. i ,, . j 1 1 a' : .f our lro.s irifll- led lii-nn en l,rrni,in Hil- i.n ot hhli man e- (Inlernatlonal News' eertke.) aaliiiist.in, Ar.rU Z-. The diplo matic relatione of tho central empires aprar to be very much strained, ac- . ordlng to official dispatches this af-- t.rnoon from Koine. Turkey demands Adi lariapolis of Hulgsria In order to establish territorial equilibrium In the Itatkan. arid IIuIhMm claima the en tire tiol.rii.lja and n..es the annexa tion of Itepuuiralda. the dispatches say. Ttiev further tMy that Germany Is rmlnrrw. by too obsttnary of both Turkey aril Mularln. rden eem to he prrtM-cupir. by Ger mnv' ItjItU' poti.-y-. which tends !9 rrea' a larger Finnish nfs'e. rraeh mg the Arctic oceau.