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PJroduc? Mor®
&>.- Win th$ War
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Boteheviki to Establish New
Capital in City of
Conference of Workmen and Soldiers
la red to Be Ready to Repudiate
Agreement With Germany and to"Be
Preparing to Make Armed iReaiatance
Retirement of Lenine and Trotxky
Probably ,Will Be Forced.
Petrograd ia being evacuated by
the boteheviki government. Mos
cow, the ancient capital, again is
to become the seat of the Russian
government, while Petrograd is to
be made a free port. The popula
tion of Petrograd-is quitting it
The bolsheviki council in Mos
cow and the provinces are said to
be more opposed to the Germans
and a separate peace than those in
Previous reports that the hard
terms of the German peace treaty,
whioh takes frdm Russia thou
sands of square miles, would not
be accepted by the council of all
Russian soldiers and workmen in
dicated that the non-bolsheviki ele
ment was gaining the upper hand.
Refusal of the peace treaty by
the fcongreas when it meets at
Mosoow next week probably will
cause the downfall of Lenine and
Trotzky, If they do not resign be
foro then.
A section of the bolsheviki is
said to lean toward the socialist
revolutionists of the left, who have
been opposed to the Lenine regime
and .iodine toward the entente
Apparently Germany unwittingly
played into the hands of the all*
Russian congress by granting a re
spite "before the treaty should be
Reports indicated that the Inter
vening days will be used in re
cruiting an army and preparing a
defense against the Germans.
American Consul Treadwell has
returned to Petrograd, along with
Raymond Robins, head of the per
manent Red Cross commission to
Russia. Removal of the govern
ment to Moscow will compel them
to go there also.
On the fighting fronts of France
and Italy there has been little
activity except from the artillery.
London, March 6.—The evacuation
of Petrograd has 'ftegnn.
Tl^ree state ministries., according to
a Renter dispatch from Petrograd,
have started to leave the capital, from
Which the population also is fleeing.
The boteheviki has decided to declare
Moscow the capital.
aA official Russian statement says
Ensign Krylenko, the bolsheviki com
mander in chief, has sent a message
to the German and Austrian chief com
manders. stating that the Germans
and Austrians are still fighting' not-
asks If the German high command has
taken all the steps necessary to halt
the invasion.
Pedple Skeptical Over Benefits
Peace With Russia.
Amsterdam* March 6 —Despite or
ders from the high command (or the
German people- to beflag their towns
and rejofce over peace with Russia,
notes of dofibt are not lacking lp the
George Bernhard in 'the Voeslsche
Zeltung soundly berates Dr. von Beth
mann-Hollwcg, the former chancellor,
regarding the German pre-war demand
revealed by M. Pinchon, the French
foreign minister, that Germany be
given Verdun and Toul. He declares
It was a piece, of stunendous folly
which made the entrv of Great Britain
Into the Wai1 inevitable.
Kaiser and Gott Aqain.
.^JBmperdr William has telegraphed a
message of congratulation to the, Ger
man "people on "the glorious conclusion
of the war pn the eastern front." The
telegram as quoted from Berlin says:
"Now the costly prize of victory Ih
the long struggle is In our harfda. Oqr
Baltic brethren and countrymen are
liberated from Russia's yoke and may
again feel themselves Germans. God
was with us and will continue to aid
three and a half years of struggle tho
German army had called a halt to the
Russian army, "which thru over-1
whelming numbers^ threatened our
Will Make Desperate' Efforts to Pre
vent Defeat of Revolution.
Petrograd, March 6.—The bolsheviki
ar!» .prepared to withdraw even as far
as .the Ural mountains rather than,
submit, to the defeat of the revolution,
said I^on Trotzky today in an inter
view with the Associated Press. M.
Trotzky said that if the bolsheviki
could go back to the state of affairs
existing last' October they would re
peat the whole program which has
been put thru in that time.
"In October we did not preclude the
possibility of a holy war. Now we
consider such a war a probability."
iM. Trotzky was asked whether the
United States might assist in tho*
process of organization by detailing to
the trans-Siberian railway the 300
railway experts now waiting in Japan
and what guarantee could be made
that goods Imported would not fall into
German hands.
He said that if the Russian govern
ment fell into Gferman hands they
could not protect such supplies. He
was asked whether he thought it pos
sible, if the peace efforts failed, if the
United States and Russia might battle
German oppression.
'America and Russia have different
alms, but if -on the same route," fie
said, "we might tra.vel In the same!
President Wilson that the carpenters
bo given representation on the wage
committee in wage disputes.
"A second appeal will be made to
the president," William Hutchison,
president of* the Brotherhood of Car
penters and Joiners, declared last night.
In answer to a question Hutchison
said^ he did not know whether this
would mean a strike but added:
"This is the last time they will go to
woTk in response to the president's ap
peal in the belief that the matter would
be adjusted to their satisfaction."
National Society Will Include Nearly
Every Prohibitionist Organization in
Country Has Three Fundamental
Chicago, March 6,-^-Formatlon of a
national dry federation, %hich will be
composed of practically every leading
prohibitionist society In the country
Jand will be the biggest organization in
the world opposing liquor, was an
nounced here last night. William Jen
nings Bryan is president of the organi
zation and active speaking campaigns
will be started at once.
The three fundamental objects of the
organization are ratification of the na
tional prohibition amendment in the
shortest possible time, success of the
prohibition campaigns In the six states
which vote on the question in Novem
ber, and immediate war prohibition for
the avowed purpose of "conserving the
man power and resources of thfe na
Included in a Jgng list of governors
and congressmen who are expected to
take active part in the work of the or
ganization are Governors Mlllican, of
Maine, and Whitman, of New York
Senators Kenyon, of Iowa Borah, of
Idaho and Shepard, of Texas Repre-
Randall, of California Barkley, of
Kentucky and Kelly, of Pennsylvania.
National headquarters of the organ
ization will be In Pitttsburgh. Branch
offices will be opened immediately in
Chicago, Washington, and New York,
and many other bureaus will estab
lished. The federation Btarts work with
more than $100,000 paid' into tho treas
ury and several hundred thousand dol
lars in addition pledged.
Besides independent prohibition so
cieties, the National Trades Union pro
^German press In regard to the future hibition organizations are merged into
it, and State Senator Richard Jones, of
Minneapolis, president of the National
In the east.
Vorwaerts" says that Russian terri
tory is not the place the Germans long
for or Is German occupation calculated
to endure. It adds:
"The German social democracy must
now take up the fight with the object
of preventing the new neighboring
statess being treated by Germany as
subjugated peoples."
Trades Union Prohibition Society, will
be orie of the actlve'campaigners.
The federation actually was organ
ized in New York a week ag6 at a
private meeting of more than thirty of
the chief national prohibition societies,
but announcement qf its formation was
withheld until Mr. Bryan accepted the
presidency. Dr. Charles Scanlon, of
Pittsburgh, will be general secretary.
Iowa Supreme Cfturt Decisions.
Sgecial to Times-Republican.
Des Moines, March The supreme
court today ruled as follows
In re estate of Hanrahan-.et al.. vs.
Hanrahan et al. Clinton county. Af
Kaiser Congratulates PriHee.
Amsterdam, March 6.—Emperor
Wl]llam in p. telegram tp Prince Leo
pold of Bavaria, according to a Berlin
dispatch, congratulated him. that after'
te v,x .t,"
State of Iowa vs. Frank Dangelo.
Appanoose county. Affirmed.
Midland Linseed Company vs.
American Liquid Fire Proofing Com
pany, et al. Cerro Gordo county. Re
versed and remanded.
E. H. Emery & Co. vs. Wabash Rail
road Conjpany, et al. Wapeilb county.
Reversed and remanded.
L. C. Klser vs. Dr. Crawford et al.
jVluscatlne county. Affirmed.
Barker vs. Anderson et al. Polk
county. Affirmed.
Ths Weather.
Iowa—Generally fair tonight and
Thursday rising temperature Thurs
day andit} wc«£ portion tonight.
Joint Resolution Passed
Censuring: Senator For
Condemnation Resolution Passed by
Vote of 53 to 32 Following Deadlock
Which Continued For More ^Than
Twenty-four Hours—Some of Leg
islators Spend Night on Feet—Text
of Resolution.
Madison, March 6.—The resolution
condemning Senator LaFollette wae
passed by a vote of 53 to 32 in the
state assembly this afternoon.
After an all-night session the leg
islature still was deadlocked this
morn frig on the.joint resolution con-
Make Demand on Wilson For Repre
sentation on Wage Committee.
"Washington, March 6.—The situation
in eastern ship.yards as It affects the! f™- riis
wood working trades today await*jfnpS0U^callShowed
the outcome of another request to *f£wer
"If he does nothing then we are thru ^eir feet tjut many sought anterooms
and it is up to the government to keep
the men in line."
than needed
j0y£jlste tQ bring up the
disposed of them quickly
and sent out for more. A messenger,
who goes in the draft today, assisted
by another youth with a mandolin, set
up a concert which lasted until1 the
messenger lost his voice and a mando
lin string snapped.
Deadlock Broken.
After twenty-.four hours of self-im
prisonment in ..the -state house, dead
locked over the resolution, the assem
bly compromised and permitted the
vote to be made.
On suggestion of a committee the
motion which offended the LaFollette
wing by shutting off debate was with
drawn. Both sides were permitted to
offer amendments asking that con
demnation be withheld until further in
vestigation was made but was voted
down. The resolution follows
"The peoplo of the state of Wis
consin always have stood and al
ways will stand squarely behind the
national government in all things
which are essentiaf to bring the
present war to a successful end,
and we condemn Senator Robert M.
LaFollette and all others who have
failed to .see the t^ghteousness of
our cause and who have failed to
support the government In the
war and we condemn actions of
theirs attempting to incite sedition
and which would injure* Wiscon
sin's fair name before free people
of the world.".
withstanding the signing of peace. He jsentatives Webb, of North Carolina 4jointed yesterday are out preparing re- Born in 18ol, son of A. R^mond,
,„„„««• «r«
by the
This roll call Bhowed one assembly
man had shifted to the loyalists but
two of the latter had gone to the La
Follette side. The members convened
at 10 o'clock yesterday morning. Most
of the members spent the night on
tot naps.
An unrebuked profiteer appeared
with a bucket of coffee and a box of
eluded before the end of the day, when
Judge Alchuler wil take the case under
Attorney Carl Myer presented the1
opening argument for the packers. At
torney F. P. Wninh delivered the clos
ing argument for tho men.
Former Soldier Accused of Larceny of
Millions by Means of Auto Contract.
Washington, March 6.—On a warrant
sworn dut by Councillor Bergeron, of
the French embassy, charging larceny
of from $8,500,000 to $6,000,0.00 from
the French government by' moans of
truck ajnd automobile contracts, Frank
J. Goldsal], formerly a private In the
Frencn army, was arrested here today
and the federal authbrlttes were asked
to return him to France.
Silk Scandal in Italy.
Rome, March 6.—In connection with
the alleged scandal over the sale oi
silk to the enemy three men have been
The Popolo Italia gives the numbers)
of fourteen railway cars loaded with
silks which were permitted to go to
Chlasso as recently as the last wesk
in February. From. Chiasso, which, is
In Switzerland on tlie Italian frontier,
the newspaper says the oars undoubt*
edly* reached Germany.
No Interference From Federal Agents !Lloyd-George's alternative plan for the
Who Watch Proceedings.
Special to the Times-Republican. I
Waterloo, March S—The convention
OI tne American aouiety oi equity kui
Aaron J. Johnson, of Clinton county,
was elected president of the
Equity at the monilng session.
Death Claims John E. Red
mond, Nationalist Party
Fai|s to Recover From Operation For
Intestinal Trouble—Redmond Fought
For Home Rule For Twenty-Five
Year#—Loyal to Great Britain Since
Beginning, of War.
of the American Society of Equity got |compose, thei^differences_^and draft
down to regular order'of business this constitution that would afford justice
The 1,20D farmer delegates in
attendance from Winnlshiek, Allama- iment from Wexford, Ireland, Join E.
A 1
northern counties are taking an ac
tlve Interest In the convention.
In the meantime no action has.Jbeen
taken by thc federal officials wh^ ar
rived in Waterloo Tuesday afternoon
to determine If there was anything
wong with the proceedings. The con
vention according to the organizers,
whp are from the P^ational Society of
Equity, with headquarters at Madison,
Wis., Is for the purpose of organizing
the farmers of Iowa into a union for
their mutual benefit.
The convention -came to Waterloo
unheralded and without notice and the
1,200 delegates arriving here over night
gave this city a big qurprlse. The
federal officials are keeping a close
watch on the proceedings.
London, March 6.—John E. Redmond,
the Irish nationalist leader, died this
morning. iff11
Mr Redmond who underwent an op- ,by
fully at 7:45 this morning.
due to heart failure following the re
cent operation for intestinal trouble.
The news of the death of the nation
al leader brought messages of sorrow
and regret from all sections of the
Fought For Home Rule.
organized in July, 1 17, to devise a sys
tem of government for the island.
When David Lloyd-George, the Brit
ish premier, in that year offered two
methods of settling the vexed Irish
question, it was Redmond who, as
spokesman for ""the nationalists, re
jected the proposition for a partition
of Ireland, and, instead, accepted
Worthed a few delegates from other home rule earned for, him the sobrl- g"^X
branch of the American Association of
The morning, session opened with an
address by Mrs. Nels Radllck, of Fulda,
Minn., national organizer of women's
auxiliaries,- She denounced^ the state
agricultural college at Ames and de
clared it was an institution that served
as a training -echool for big corpora
Closing Arguments -for Packers
Employers Are Heard.
Chicago, March 6.—Closing
ments bf counsel were made today In
the [Ackers' wage controversy. It was
b«Ucved the hearts ..would, be con­
t** '--i---.^--.
Beached on English Coast.
was maintaining the vprogtess shown
The Irish convention yesterday .... ...
adopted message of sympathy in
which an honest wish was expressed /A'\Irlsh
for his early recovery
a fair day yesterday and apparently I t»ri ir I observation balloon fully equipped
iha nr,.rf-P« ohnwn
3eiltl the
thls tosvn who a few
party—the nationalists—he exerted a (possible to take off nearly all
convocation of the Irish convention in|an(j badly battered on tho English1
which Irishmen of nearly all parties
creeds might meet in the effort to
morning and the Ave committees ap- to all Thirty-three sailors arriving today
former member of the British parlla-
leader of the Parnellites. In 1Q00 he
succeedcd in bringing about an amal
gamation of the two leading national
^.,B1f8?nnf ,P°t MUwy'TT^ land 1910. and Australia, where in 1883
Kelected vice-president. H. H. Hen-
drickson, of Allamakee county. Gerda,^
Wanstead, of Mftchell, and H. A. Llch-1^-_
tenberg, of mibuque, vvOro eiecLeu
There his parliment flghte
AC- quct of the "stormy petrol of the '.Ty
house"1 have an iron patch replneo the wooden!
Prior to his first election to parlla-i "ne' J*"'®
ment from New Ross, Ireland, Red-j
mond was for some time a clerk in the
vote offlco of the house of commons, "e
From 1885 to 1891 he represented North f°r
when in 1891 the Irish party was
Parties and made his position as
he nQt only perf0rmed
hla party
Dalton, New South Wales heiress and
British Armed Mercantile
Cruiser Lost Off Irish
Four Torpedoes Fired Into Doomed
Vessel, Which Sinks Near Scene of
Tuscania Disaster—American Steam
er Armenia, Former German Mer
chantman, Attacked by U-Boat and
London, March 6.—Official announce
ment was made by the admiralty today
.. ... ... March 6.—This has been a quiet day
that the British armed mercantile crui-
ser Calgarian was torpedoed and sunk
Glasgow in 1914. There are no pub-
on March 6. Two officers and forty-, seemed content to Are a few destruc-i
six men were lost.
The Calgarian was torpedoed off the
has been In the service of tho British "1*1" divided^helr tlme between watch
A most unusual circumstance In con- tncmsmes tne ciugouis. ation.
O at on a on re
nectlou with the sinking of the Cal-
that she was struca
garian is the fact that she was struck
f°Ur torp,fdo,cs- In, r'°
eration inTon%nlaIt Friday, passed suZ^s Ll •thP
Germans concentratcd U-
boats to insure sinking the liner.
J""08"'" Went Oown. .,^
Port' Mar,ch
American Steamer Torpedoed.
An Atlantic Port, March 6.—The'USe"
American steamship Armenia, formerly I
a German merchantman, lies beached
coast aftcr being torpedoed by a Gcr.
mw oems corpeaoen ry a uer-j
submarine, it was learned on the.
arrlval of tho Armenla,s crew
u' ™inraiaa crew Tiere
{jay T)lp
attack^ tnolc place Feb. 9.
ga|d the
Ume in th(? Enj?^h c'hftnnc, on
Dee gho
srsrsuss sisfisrss
pai,c/1 placed,
Wexford, but in 1891 he was elected'
from V.'aterford and had been returned British Naval Success Increasing,
from that district since generally with- London, March 6.—Thc Introduction
out opposition. of the naval estimates In the house
Redmond's eloquence and his grasp! •common today was made the occa
of parliamentary procedure won his,®'011 by Sir 15rlc Campbell Geddes,
early recognition in" parliament and, "rs' 'or^ ^e admlraltj-, for a
rupted, consequent on the Parnell, «P
scandals, lie became the accreditcdj
o?d was well known in the
states, which he visited in 1908
beached and tem-
nnA U-flrn rOAA t,A^ nnkl. —.
a great service
in directing tho collection
a fjlld more than
found a wtfC
8tatlone( lntervula
flrst time the war
aK0 won
were brought here. Hot meals and 'er'
clothing were provided and there was'™
turned over to them the same beds
nn a
European port last November.
were received by t^ahle from London
"On the whole naval warfare during
the past year has proceeded Increas
ingly In out favor," said Sir Eric. "It
has consisted chiefly of efforts to test
the strength of the enemy's subma
rines. There have been occasional in
terludes such as the efrlt of the Goe
ben and the Breslau and tho recent
$50,000 but raid by enemy destroyers on a Dover
in the porson of Johanna patroi. Dccasionai raids on our eon-
voys on the English coast are a natur
al outcome of the blockaded enemy
trylpg to harrass the blocking fleet.
The exit *f the Goeben and the
Breslau (from the Dardenelles) was a
raid of a similar character. The
Goeben was refloated and while re
ports Justify the -believe {hat she was
damaged, wo must consider her for the
present still a dangerous enemy weap
on. The loss of the Breslau was a
serious blow to the enemy.
Military Funeral For Flight Cadet
Killed in Canada.
Ottumwa, iMarch 6.—Ottumwa sus
pended business activities this after
noon for an hour to pay its last re
spects to Lloyd Carter, flight cadet of
thc Royal Flying Corps, the first war
victim from Qttumwa, who wcas killed
at Leaside, Canada, Saturday, The
body lay in state at the federal build- factory incident. It has been constan.t
Ing where hundred viewed It. Full ly believed that the passage of sub
military honors w«fo accorded ths} marines from the straits of Dover h*vn
vounc aviator.* I been prevented by nots and obstruc
Dover Raid Satisfactory Incident
"The Dover raid Is In a. way a satis-
an attack by submarines, kvi bniinon fniiv eoulnned bv Statos which credits her with
estcd purposes If action 1
had been ready to ascend, the observ- should ibe taken.
ers hiivlng been in a French bal- Has Not Asked Apf"
r» »V 0m mm
American8 went
was working where the French
Mr Redmond passed away peace- !the sratitude of the American people iuul been. The observation balhoon was j's nothing for the United
Death was
.-. ,-v-
tions. That is not true and consider
able numbers of submarines passed
thru even to th« end of last year. At
night patrolinx craft, numbering over
100, burn flares, so that any submarine
attempting a passage has a reasonable
cimnee of being enxaged.
"To raise this blockade the enemy
came out on tho night of Feb. 14. I
can not comment on the lncldont be
cause the admiral at Dover has or
dered a court martial to elucidate it.
I Nliilit raids of Ihira kind can always
he undertaken hy the enemy."
Situation in Mediterranean Menacing.
Sir Eric alluded to the fact that
the waters about the British Isles had
been the principal scene of operation
by the enemy submarines. He stated
that thirty per cent of tho losses of
merchants ships was accounted for by
the Mediterranean, and that condl-/
tions there had been more difficult tP
"It becatno increasingly evident*"
continued, "that as our resour^©* {.*
proved wo would be ablo
our attention more to the #6v.ter
ranean. The (Jreek navy now
operating and rendering, valuable
service At a meeting In Home of rep
resentatives of all the allies it was
agreed to adopt and adapt to the
Mediterranean the same measures
which have been succoessful In the
British Isles."
Artillery Comparatively lnactiv«
servation Balloons Active.
[By the Associated Press.)
With the American Army in France.
Amcrlcan aector nortMvest
^he artillery on both sides I
tivc shots. The shells were Infrequent
Amerlcan artuiery
Irish coast. There were 610 persons flri„K on a town in the enemy lines supposing always that action Is ae
aboard, nearly 500 of whom have been,where troops had been seen. -aary. has been Interpreted in
landed at Irish ports. The Calgarian Altho the weather was bright
'clear a mist arose from the snow and:case8
was struck by four torpedoes. (observation was obscured tjy the|sentcd to the plan, and in otber CMS
The Allan liner Calgarian was a ves- ground haze. Aerial forces operated it is construed to mean that the ffOVl
sel of 17,515 tons gross, 568 feet long freely. Oroups of enemy lanes' came. pmmenf jltta withheld its assent.
and 7 Ofeet of beam. She was built In °^pr fov photographic
German Troops Kept in Ignorance of
c„. Ar« in Trenches
oplous extracts of thc speech "Additional prisoners and a machine1,'
Th r„rm.,n„ n'r
oornwpondent °,£ J.he.
"r the hole. I
1,ere to-1 ^Tre'not |-elves. 0~at Britain has expr.
of the presence of American confidence In Japans inten
and privates, taken In minor
op-ations. *bout
"Yes, wt^
"ext morning a U-
-orP'^o into her hull and
aBa she T, as
'e't Baltimore with grain
leans, invariably reply.
know there is a division
In France, and there never will
more: that is enough to scare us."
British Raids.
London, March 6.—"British troops to
day raided a position east of £ullecourt!
^"Successful raids also were carried1
f""1^ jLenjj. Southeast of Gouzemicourt a
gun were taken by us as a r*ult of,^
these encounters.
Fire in Business District of
HL, Caii.es |^,W Los«.
Canton, March fl.-Three business
buildings in Cfcpton were complete)
wrecks today
Weather For fowl
Warmer Thi
',* Generally
will be conveyed thru Oreat
ing the aerial operations and drying} thru which the United States
thcnmi'lvcH in the dusrouts jcelxed ail its information on the
kindness to the survivors of hauled out from its hidden nest and a assent to. On the othe)- hand
the Tustania, have extended their hos- slight delay was experienced in getting
pltallty to nearly 500 mgn of the Cal- it off the yroui.d because of the tele
garian, one of the flneRt auxiliary boats phone wires. This was quickly rcnie
in the service of the British navy. died and the balloon soon wna sent lip. jsencb of official announcement
The Calgarian waa struck almost It rose higher than either the French assent has been withheld In tho
where the Tuscania went down. Tn« or German balloon. While it was at ma tic sense of that term.
shock of the torpedo was so light that its highest point the watchers saw twoi Japan and Great Britain are!
For more than twenty-five years! it was hoped to get her s«fely to port, enemy planes headed In their direction, cussing the situation In the light
E A on id a at a on a on a ha at a an A a re I
in Ireland and for a majority of that torpedo struck her, followed by two It might be grounded quickly if neces- it has been pointed out to sta|
time he was the recognized leader of more. By this time several trawlers sary. The balloon was heavily protect-! partment officials that the
Ireland's "struggle for liberty." As! and patrol boats were nearby and the ed by American gunners. Enemy ma- anese pact Is essentially conse|
chairman" of the Irish parliamentary! work of embarkation was begun. It was chines headed across the sky
powerful influence in brihglng about crew except men In the stockholds and ward home. The French pianos near- part of either Great Tlrltatn
the creation of the Irish convention! others who had been' injured by the by^jprobahly the cause. with the purpose of exteniind
explosion. Most of the rescuad men1
the normal
nctlve on thc
thpr0 were no
Inl^fttion in Sibei
jcussed With Wash
Has Neither Assented Nor
to Plan to Send Japanese Amty\iivJ
Ruteian Territory—Question OnsPer
Japan and England to Settle
lt l9 stated thJLt thfl UnIUa
front as far as the eye could see. For tested, and the Japanese alrea^
up. For two days It «®ted purposes
severa, days preV|0usly.
Today an American balloon
Thr fear 'that a Japanese ln^s
would stir up the Russians can'
be determined by the Japanese t|
troops on thc western front, writes the The state department Ir said als
Armenia was torpedoed the """^1 Yhp" on the I ')P convinced on this point.
Junt thnv
A ,1 /IA/1 I it I am
of Anglo-Jap Treaty—Japan'! G«td
Intentions Unquestioned.
Washington. March 6.—Admlnlatra*'
tion officials are somewhat disturbed
at the various Interpretations belojf.
of! placed on the attitude of the gov
ment toward Japan's prospective
tude toward Siberia.
until late In the afternoon, when the! The statement that the Unltod 8"
livened things up. Is in accord In principle with J&nj
rjnitpd ha.
Lases uiat th0
United States baa
kept high in the air by the American ««.«»•* arnica ioaq
tanti-aircraft guns. that tho United States has sent
lished records of the recent movements! Planes from th© American lines were! communication to Japan and if
of the Calgarian, which for some time'also out in force. In the trenches the!
authoritatively stated toda
are expressed they prob*|
has not assented, dissented
American demand the P^ltlon of the
Japan so far as can be
asked the approval olv
States to her plans, conseqt
that the United States under
cumstances Is not assenting
plan Is not to be construed It
in spirit and that so far as
changed their course and turned to- countenancing aggressive acUf
tv!Hl ho numABA
territorial rights Is not contrmi
continued and patrol parties At the same time It to uade
American sector but Japan ianc ero ands the Vnlu*l
engagements. At day-
.„ r\5rt/4 u,, lixrht an enemy airplane Kwooped down? Russia or such action ami wotj
occupied by the Tuscania survivors.
,v],s driven feel that the absolute necessity sho.^
oft before lt could bring its gun into! be apparent before it Is taken.
These views have been expr»»sedl
Great Britain, which at a -'itedfa
ndvlsed the United Statos of (hi? j|
aneoe views.
be Two Covington Residents and]
Bandit Killed and Chief of
I Wounded Suspocted Robber
rested and Polioe Search For]
Covington, Ky.r 'Afwh 6.-
and captured a few prisoners and two bandit dead and a suspect In
machine guns," says today's war of-
the pol|cc 0f
situation during the past L05,tne raiding party was repulsed. \«.0elatlon of ("ovlnirtf la
three cities, cJ
out by aur traaps last nlpht north of searching tbe river Mink
the Scarpe and In tho nelyhbnrhood of member of a band which hek
Ky.. and dncinj
of the Ninth Ward
Canton' Tho 8USPect.
night In the E. N. Swearlrtffton b«lld-,caU6d
ing, occupied or the ground floor by the
fireman. la believed c'ying today from ,et
a fractured skull sustained when hej
111»W tl'n KlAmllBM JinH WrJ
__ rrtniit nt killing two members and
the laUer
Covington. One of the ba|
killed after he had shot do\
rested early this morning
tlon furn8heU by VernO)
chaufreur talten
°'i the three men to the bui'
vhlrh nrnkA mit iiiftti ....
.M^vvmuu- v......—
Kresge store. The loss is estimated at table, about *2,dC
$200,000. attempted to hide the 5
One man, S. (nmpbell. volunteer fen
in demanded
the table de"'
thru hlg head-
Approve Tentative Argeement. izen's clothes, had heeH.
Washington, March 6.—Conferees on ^re and waa shot th
tho administration bill for govern
ment operation of railroads today ap
proved their tentative agreement to
limit government,control to twenty-'one was injured In
one months after the war. They will side the bulldtnir.
moot strain tonight to consider tho rate nalil' obtained ie( jj
opened flre
to Ut'V. ASUltoW
thru the head. Chief
not before he had k'
In leaving the bu
shot their way tht
money on thn tabl*
dii tn«

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