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A c Etoty ppea arson TO MAKE KNOWN THE RESOURCES OF NEVADA VOL. LV. 25 Cents Per We& CARSON CITY, NEVADA, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11, 1918 Five cents per copy No. 233 HaJ a) ij y). Dow AH Hi M SI ft an toys ine GrumMny IB, KM, Tate as li tor W Sfe m Wiitl h Wot Mi Fight Now On for Possession of St. Gobain, Greatest Natural De fense On West Front By United Tress PARIS, Oct, 11 The greatest de fensive system in military history is rti: 1, ..f , t. A .mA Al,r 14liUl; IHlUlt lilt iiimu anioaii. i mjii, a 200-mile front between Lens and Ver- dun the enemy is giving away m the world's biggest battle and is on the verge of a rout. The French war of fice announced that a new assault lias begun at St. Gobain massif, which is regarded as the greatest natural de fenses on tlie west front and the French are within two miles of the village of St. Gobain. Its fall would split the Ger man armies and probably result in the trapping of hundreds of thousands of troops. So Allies Cannot Advance Will Make Desert of Northern France Huns Retreating Everywhere Ry United Press! PARIS, Oct. 11 The Germans are retreating precipitately to the north east from Cambrai. East of Cambrai ,' lliu inc die ncjwuvi ic vdicdu dim Solesmes. East of St. Quentin the French have reached the Oise at Maureville and nearing Grand valley in the Guise region. Between Argonne and the Meuse the Franco-American advance continues. of Le Cateau and west of Solesmes. they have reached the outskirts of St. Vaast and St. Aubert. Allied patrols have entered Grand Fre, according to battle front dispatches, the enemy hold ing the heights to the north. The Ger mans are reported to be evacuating the Chemin des Dames region. ADD LINE ... .. .. . American Make Important Gains By United Press PARIS, Oct. 11, 4 p. m. Franco Americans have made additional im portant gains in the Champagne and Argonne sector. Americans north of Grand Pre pass are advancing in that region. North of Argonne forest the French have reached the line of la Neuville-en-Tourney a Fuy, Curay. Sig ny and reached the outskirts of Ma chault. In the Picardy sector the Anglo-Americans pentrated the Audig- By United Press i ing Allies will be unable to live in it. PARIS, Oct. 11. In an attempt to according to the stories of captured of create sentiment in France for the 'stop- j ficers. A wave of rage i i sweeping page of the war, the Germans intend to throughout the country a ,'. sacking, raze Northern France and make the . burning and dynamiting o-'. oric cit country such a desert that the advanc- ' ies. Will Evacuate Belgium and France " But Hold On to Alsace-Lorraine and Poland nv forest and East Bohain. A corres- pondent reports that an American di vision passed through Bohan speedily today to hurl itself into the Audigny fighting. Americans Take Towns By United Press LONDON, Oct. 11. The Americans have completed the capture of Vaux, Audigny and St. Soupplets, south of Le Cateau. General Haig reported the British had crossed the Selle river north Hans Hurling In Fresh Divisions By United Press WITH THE AMERICAN FIRST ARMY, Oct. 11. The Germans are be ing pushed off the heights north of the bend of the Aire river, east of Grand Pre. The enemy continues hurling in fresh divisions. The total number of Germans made prisoners since Tues day reaches 7,000. 2,i0 Air Planes Brae In Hf III Hi- n Tfi By United" Tress -OCTOBER, 11. Germany's reply to President Wilson, according to an Am sterdam dispatch from "authoritative j sources" will be as follows : Germany will evacuate Belgium and France, pro viding peace negotiations start in a neutral country before evacuation is completed, and providing that the Al lies give assurance that German terri tory Alsace-Lorraine and Polish Prus sia will not be demanded. During negotiations German troops are to re main in Russia and Rumania. Summons Kitchen Cabinet (By United Press AMSTERDAM. Oct. 11. The kaiser has summoned to Berlin three sover eigns of the German federal states for a crown council tomorrow, before dis patching the German answer to the American note. ws Ms Up to the Me During September Allies Captured Good-Sized Army WASHINGTON, Oct. 11. General March announced today that troop shipments had reached nearly 2,000,000. During the month of September the Allies captured more than 2,000 officers, 120.000 men, 1,600 guns, 10,000 machine guns. This does not include the Pal estine operations. GARDNERVILLE GIRLS ASSAULTED BY FIENDS ns One of the Most Notable Feats the History of War In IBy United Tressl Oct. 11. The greatest PARIS, raid in history took place yesterday. Four hundred and fifty French, Italian under American Including ma and American planes a;r command participated j chines regularly engaged more . than 1.000 Allied planes were in the air sim ultaneous! v.. One of the most atrocious crimes ever perpetrated in Nevada was report ed from Gardnerville between the hours of 5 and 6 last evening. About that time two young girls, one the daughter of Morris Mann, and the other Josie Cheliai, aged 17 and 15, were proceed ing homeward from Gardnerville, in a Ford and had reached a point near the Dangberg big bridge, two and a half miles south of the town, when two men. one tall and the other of medium height" and dressed in lalxrers garb, sprang from the willows that cluster in that section, and with drawn -weapons demanded that the girls stop and alight from their machine. The older girl was then forced into the willows by the taller of the two men, while the other fellow guarded the remaining girl near the auto. Af ter the tall fiend had accomplished his purpose the men disappeared, leaving the girls to make their way home. Ar riving there their people immediately notified the officers and posses were sent out in an effort to head off and in tercept the fiends, but at noon today their capture had not been effcted. Two suspects, traveling men, were present moment is of such warmth that it bodes no good -to the health of the perpetrators of the dastardly deed if the public once gets hold of them. By United Press REDDING, Cal.. Oct. 11. Public as semblage places have been closed at Dunsmuir on account of 250 cases of influenza. Two hundred cases are re ported in this city. OUT WITH THEIR FLAG May Lift Sunday Gasoline Ban By United Press WASHINGTON. Oct. 11. The ban on the gasolineless Sunday may be lift ed October 13th, providing sufficient gasoline is then in stock the fuel ad ministration has announced. bly and schools to be closed. The same action has been taken in this citv. Will Not Make Further Appeal Nov? By United Pressl SAN DIEGO, Oct. 11. Considering Governor Stephen's attitude toward the Mooney case the State Federation of Laltor does not consider it worth while to make further appeal at this time. This does not mean that the Federation has given up the fight for Mooney. The Boy Scouts, proud as peacocks, were out last evening on parade and at their head was their flag-bearer carry ing the great, big silk flag received yesterday from President Wilson. It was a momentous occasion for the boys, but they conducted themselves with all the decorum of a trained force and the serious mien which marked their faces and bearing indicated that they fully appreciate the duties that have been put on their young shoulders by the na tion. They will do all that is expected of them and more. The Drum Corps preceded the Scouts and furnished its customary inspiring mnsii- I ; Archbishop Hanna May Be Cardinal By United Press ROME, Oct. 11.' Many high church official are in favor of naming Arch bishop Hanna of San Francisco to suc ceed the late Cardinal Farlev. Los Angeles Schools Closed By United Press LOS ANGELES. Oct. 11. Two hun dred and fifty cases of Spanish influen za have been reported in Los Angeles county, in this city 153. Long Beach has ordered all public places of assem- Child Labor Bill May Pass By United Press WASHINGTON, Oct. 11 Assured of the complete support of President Wilson a score of representatives have organized to. secure the passage of the the child la1or bill in congress before next March. THIS IS TO DEMOCRATS HARVEST HOME FESTIVAL AT THE M. E. CHURCH At the Community Harvest Home Festival to be held in the Methodist Episcopal church Sunday evening the following program will be renderd: Organ prelude, Mrs. H. L. Bath; Choir processional ; reading President's proclamation ; "Battle Hymn of the Re public," Carson public school; invoca tion. Rev. P. H. Willis; Lord's prayer; Anthem, thoir; responsive Scripture reading; "The Gloria; Four-minute Liberty Loan address, Judge Farring- Subscribc for the Appeal. arrested, but eSsilv proved their inno- Slingerland and Cyril !cence The sheriffs office in this city 'early received notice of the outrage and Sheriff Stern and deputies last night went out and watched all roads leading from Gardnerville to this city and though they remained out until this morning no sign of the criminals was seen. - This morning, however, a sort of cryptic message was received trom Gardnerville, which interpreted may mean that the offenders have been caught, but the fact is being concealed, as the temper of Gardnerville at the ton ; duet, Mrs Collins; Woman's Liberty Loan, rep resented by Mrs. Boyle; salute to the Flag led by Boy Scouts; "Keep the Home Fires Burning" Carson public school ; hymn ; sermon, Rev John F. Wilson; consecration prayer and hymn. There will be no offering taken, oo Mrs. Harry MiUard who has been visiting Portland and San Francisco, returned home yesterday afternoon. "Next Tuesday night registration for the general election will close and un less your name is on the register you will not be able to vote. If you regis tered for the primary that will suffice for the coming election, but if you fail ed to register for that occasion and have not since done so you will be disfranchised unless your name is plac ed on the poll between now and next Tuesday night, October 15th. Kememner tne date and the place is at County Clerk Morton's office. You can also get all necessary information at Democratic headquarters in the Circe building. ,' . -eo Eagles Purchase Bond The local Carson lodge of Eagles has purchased a $500 Liberty Loan bond. -May every lodge in the city fol low suite. THE DAY'S CASUALTY LIST Bv United Press WASHINGTON, Oct. 11. Follow ing is the casualty lists issued today : Morning Report i Killed in action . 91 Missing in action 28 Wounded severely -. .200 Died from wounds 62 Died from accident and other causes 6 Died of disease 29 Died from aeroplane accident 3 Prisoners ...... 6 Total - 425 Afternoon Report Killed in action 91 Missing in action 37 Wrounded severely 170 Died of wounds . 62 Died of accident and other causes 4 Died of disease 29 Wounded slightly i 2 Prisoners . 6 May Call General Strike By United Press WINNIPEG. Man., Oct. 11. Unless the Canadian Pacific settles with the striking freight handlers a general strike will be called Monday, extend ing from Montreal to the Pacific. oo GRAND JURY PROCEEDING The Federal grand jury yesterday re turned indictments as follows: Frank E. Haines, violation of the se dition act; Antone Gonzales, violation of the selective service act; Steve Bon quin, violation sedition act, and China man Louie, for selling liquor to In dians. The case against Thomas Grace, James Moran. W. F. Goodburn, John Delaney, Joe Diaz, Jr G. Temple and Stella Malkewisz were ignored. Sylvester Pimple, indicted for selling liquor to Indians, pleaded guilty and was sentenced to .seventy-five days confinement in the Ormsby county jail. The customary $100 fine was also at TO FORM DEMOCRATIC CLUB Latest news in the Appeal. Total ......,.. 401 Marine Corps Casualties Killed in action 1 14 Wounded severely ..... . 2 Missing in action . .... 2 Total ... A brief session of the Democratic Comity Central committee was held last evening and the first steps taken to or ganize a Democratic club in this city. Committees were appointed to seek memliership and they will meet Mon day night to informally discuss neces sary work By Wednesday night, it is - expected, enough names will have been 18 ' secured to complete organization.