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fair and warm THE Hurpn ffiitti lailu Urumu \Tol 2 MORGAN CITY, LA.. WEDNESDAY, MAY 16, 191& ^ * No. 23; D^ro«DemicnMyb^2Ä^ The Plot of The Ger mon mlvmim m Dnnmn Illdll 111II lgUC 111 IMlbSia __ The Only Fair and Safe Solution of the War Says Russian Council Lies In Pact Allied Nations of the Petrograd, via London, May 15.— The Council of Soldiers and Work men's deputies has issued an appeal to the army which declares that German imperialism is seeking to destroy revolutionary Russia and enslave the Russian people. It ap peals to soldiers to defend Russia with their power and declares that a separate peace is impossible. The appeal says that the only so lation of the war must be a general peace among all nations by common agreement. It asserts that the coun cil is aiming at peace by calling for • revolution among the workmen and peasants of Germany and Aus tria-Hungary, but that peace cannot be achieved unless the enemy at the front is checked. The manifesto concludes with begging the soldiers not to re nounce their offensive and warns against fraternizing with the enemy, which it says cannot end the war. The executive committee of the delegates after discussing the inter nal situation in Russia, decided by forty-one votes against nineteen to favor the participation of represen tatives of Socialist parties in the provisional government. Before voting in favor of the par ticipation of the Socialists in the provisional government, representa tives of the general staff visitfed the ixecutive committee of the Soldiers and Workmen's deputies and spoke anost earnestly of the seriousness of the situation. According to their in formation, the speakers said, several army commanders purposed to fol «SAFETY FIRST" We take pleasure in announcing to our friends that Mr. Beaumere, an expert, representing the Mosler Safe Co. is with us installing the new Mosler Deposit Box System, which has a prominent feature in THE YALE LOCK AND KEY. This is not an "Ordinary Safety Deposit Box" Let Mr. Beaumere tell you more of them. Peoples State A Savings Bank MORGAN CITY, LA. On Busy Railroad Avenue Open Saturday'» until 8 p. m. GU3 DREWS, President E, VV, DR EI B HOLZ, Vic '-Presdi The Bank ot Morgan City FIRST ON THE ROLL OF HONOR YOUNG COUPLE Remember that saving money is a duty you owe the old couple you will some day be. Insure their comfort and inde pendence by opening a bank ac count now. BANK Of* MORGAN CITY A HIGH MARK Uptil £5,000.08 Supin »WWW F. D. WINCHESTER, Cashier A. B. O'BRIEN, Asst. Cashier , low the example of M. Guchkoff mm , ister of war and marine, and resign, owing to the impossibility of fulfill ing their duty to the country under I the present conditions. I The Council of Workmen and j Soldiers' delegates today issued an j appeal to the Socialists of Germany and Austria to prevent their troops from being hurled against the west ern front in order to crush France and then dash on to Russia. CIVIC LEAGUE MEETING The Civic League met at the City Hall in regular session Tuesday af ternoon at 3:30. A good attendance was present and a number of impor tant matters were acted on by the meeting. A complete report of the meeting will probably be presented by the Civic League Press Secretary at an c&rly date. WANTED TO BUY All kinds of old machinery, me tals, junk, rubber, auto parts paying the market highest price. No pur chases from children. Phone 208. W. J. LEVI, lmo. Morgan City, La. We have made arrangements wit.h Dr. C. G. Sails, Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat specialist to visit Morgan City in connection with the Imper ial Jewelry Company on the first of every irionth. Dr. Sails comes highly recommended. Any information wanted ring 46. * 2wks. lk * Frach A ™ ! ' General Pétain, the Idol of Ii»e Soldiers Will Give New Initiative in French Drive Paris, May 15.—Genera! Petain was appointed as commar.der-in chief of the French armies opera ting on the French front at a cabi net meeting today. General Nivelle was placed in command of a group of armies. General Foch, who has played an important part in the battles of the Marine and the Yser, succeeded Genarl Petain as chief of staff at the ministry of war. The transfers were approved by a cabinet council on the recommenda tion of the ministry of war. General Niville some time ago succeeded General Joffre ir. chief command along the western front. Recently a new military office was created, that of chief of the general staff, to which General Petain was assigned with authority to act as the princi pal adviser to the minister of war upon all military movements. This continued General Nivelle in chief command at the front, with General Petain as the chief consul tative authority at the ministry of war in formulating movements, but without actual command of the troops in the field, for which hi* experience appeared to qualify him The new arrangements gives Gen eral Petain actual command at the front and General Foch will assume the position of chief of staff at the ministry of war relinquished by General Petain. FROM FOREIGN LANDS London, April 30.— (Correspond- ence of The Associated Press)—A general tightening of belts has been necessary after meals in restaurants, hotels, boarding houses and clubs since April 15th, when the new feed order went into effect. -The scale of allowances now in force are as follows: Msat Breakfast 2 ounces Luncheon 5 ounces Dinner . 5 ounces Tea nil Sugar Bread 2.7 ounces 2 ounces 2.7 ounces 2 ounces 2.7 ounces 2 ounces 2.7 ounces 2 ounces The new order provides that there shall be one meatless day a week, in the city and metropolitan area on Tuesdays and elsewhere in the Uni ted Kingdom on Wednesdays. Only on meatless days and on Fridays may potatoes be eaten. Restaurants keepers are already loud in their grumblings at these regulations and predict the total disappearance of the well-known chop and steak luncheon which has been an institution of city and West End life for many years. They say a chop or steak of only five ounces cannot be worth eating and certain ly will not suffice for a whole meal. The Director General of Food Economy declares that the country's stock of foodstuff is low and urges everyone to be his own food con troller to carry through the volun tary ration as laid down by Lord Pevenport and so get through Sep temper without having to resort .to the annoying of compulsory ration ing. At the same time, he said, great efforts are being made to prevent excess profitting and, within the last few days, wheat had fallen two shillings a quarter. Stocks of food stuff must not be allowed to fall be low a danger line and if, in spite of all warnings and appeals to patriot ism, the country refused to respond to the appeal for economy in the use of bread, compulsory rationing would be instituted at once. Petrograd, April 27.—The name of the town and port of Romanoff, on the murman coast, has been offi cially changed to Murman. The port T Few Days President Not Expected To Disapprove the Roosevelt Proposal Washington, May 15.—The war army bill probably become a law within the next few days and before the end of the week the comprehen sive plans of the War Department for raising a force to fight Germany will be in motion. Conferees of Senate and House agreed upon .the bill today, deciding to retain the Senate amendment un der which Col. Roosevelt may be au thorized to raise not more than four divisions of infantry for service in France. The report will be taken up by the House probably tomorrow and its adoption there is expected to be followed quickly by final action in the Senate. P rom the Congress the bill will go to the White House for the signa ture of President Wilson before it becomes a law. AV:hough the admin istration opposed attaching any vol unteer provision to the selective draft plan, it is generally believed the President will sign the measure if it reaches the White House with ihe Roosevelt provision in it. The bill as it stands merely would au thorize, not require, the recruiting of a volunteer force for service in France. Jassy, Rumania, April 25.—King Ferdinand told the Rumanian soldi ers during a recent inspection that they are all to participate in grants of lands and to have greater politi cal rights. The King is himself giv ing the example by distributing his own lands to the peasants. "This land," said the King, "will be given to you and I, your King, will be first to set the example in making the gift. You will, moreover, be granted large participation in the conduct of public affairs." The King's speech has caused gen eral satisfaction throughout the country, half of which is now under German domination. SAM BLUM'S DOING IT Mr. Sam Blum, proprietor of THF. FAD, will be glad to wait upon you each afternoon for the latest edition of THE MORGAN CITY DAILY REVIEW. You pay three cents per copy, or Blum will take your or der for subscription by week, month at a great saving to you. THE DAILY REVIEW is now a member of the ASSOCIATED PRESS and receives the latest newit from all parts of the earth by tele graph daily. YOU can get this news in THE REVIEW hours ahead of any other paper. Ask Mr. Blum to explain . the merit of the Associated Press news * Device, also the reason WHY YOU SHOUL READ THE DAILY RE. VIEW. has recently acquired great impor- j tance by the opening of railway ac cess. Paris, April 29.—Dogs have ren- j dered valuable service in Red Gross' work in France during the past two I years, but the society in Paris, which I supplies the dogs to the ambulances ! at the front, has issued a request j that no more sporting dog be preent I ed to the army. "Although intelli- : ! gent, resourceful and courageous, ! dogs which have ben accustomed to ! go • out with sportsmen will not do for war service," says the society's notice. They are so compeletely the slaves of their oid passion that no training can cure them. A pointer, once he scents a pheasant, can't re- ; sist the temptation, and will aban- ; den a wounded soldier to go in pur suit of the bird." CIVIC LEAGUE I ' The Civic League will meet in regular session Thursday afternoon 'at 3:30—City Hall. Important busi C^;Slning (NEewe of Ger mans Against British at Bullecourt Fails are Heavy Oa Assaults Against The French Protected By Their On New Position What had been every there thought to be a commencement of a strong offensive by the Germans agains.t the British along the Lens St. Quentin line and the French from the region northwest of Sois sons into Champagne apparently was only one of the sporadic counter attacks which the Germans have been throwing against the fronts since the spring offensive began. Around Bullecourt the intense fighting which has been going on for more than a week continues assault after assault against the British. Tuesday four of these were launch ed, the Germans losing in all of them except the last, when then troops drove back .the British in the western portion of the village for a distance of about 100 yards. In all the attacks the German casualties were extremely heavy, in one of them about 250 dead and wounded having been left inside the British lines. Along the front held by the French artillery, actions prevailed throughout Tuesday, the Germans failing to follow up their infantry attacks of Monday, in which the French war office says they suffered heavy losses. The Italians have assumed the of fensive against the Austrians in the Isonzo region along a front of near ly twenty-five miles. Following ex tremely heavy bombardments the Italians loosed their infantry in frontal attacks and made consider able progress at various points, ac cording to the Italian official com munication. The battle is still in progress. Another success by the Venizelist .troops, fighting side by side with the French forces in Macedonia, is re corded by Paris, two works extend ing over fronts of more than 1500 yards having been captured and held in the face of counter attacks. AUTO FOR HIRE—Night and day service. Moderate prices—Ring Dragna's Residence. Prone 290 or Dimicili's saloon Phone 69. Gus Dragua, Prop. lwk. Ü How Does It Benefit Me? Business men believe in the Federal Reserve System, but many of them know little about it or how it operates. To tell our community ho.v the system benefits them and how they can contribate directly to its sup port, we have prepared a short pamphlet. If you haven *t seen it we shall be glad either to mail it to yon or give it to yo u if you wil1 call. " «Y8TWI The First National Bank of Morgao City Capital and Surplus, S10 O,(j0(>. Send for Booklet, "How Does It Benefit Me?' f BETTER BABIES CAMPAIGN The week May 1 to 6, set aside by the General Federation of Women's Clubs as Nation-wide Baby Week, was fittingly observed in Morgan City. The work was in charge of the Health Committee of the Civic League, Mrs. E. A. Pharr, Chair man. The program for the week con sisted of educational articles in the newspapers. Educational exhibit of panels and pictures. Series of slides shown at the two moving picture theatres three days free, showing all places of Child Welfare. Cradle and Font Roll exercises. Sermons on Baby Sabbath ir. the various churches. Distribution of literature. A model nursery and a rest room were fitted out in the City Hall where Dr. Kimhurger of New Or leans assisted by Mrs. Fllis and Mrs. Hodge examined the babies. 35 babies were thoroughly gone over and a written report as well as verbal advice given the mothers. Last year five babies scored 100; three of them, Ray Pierron and Irma gouner were again entered this year and scored another 100. Ray's twin brother Roy, scoring 79 t-2. Dr. Kimburger was puzzled how to mark one baby of 18 months who in measurement and weight went much over the standard, but finally declared him super and in a class by himself. Following is a list of babies scor ing 100 points. Corinne Foster Ray Pierron Alexander Martin Blum Irma Gouner John M. Parker Gray Lynn Arcenaux Lea Maria Bertin Danielle Theresa Fleury Much credit is due the Committee tor its excellent work n this highest order of public service for Better Babies, Better others, Better City.