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jP Peace Re-j Obscure ; 00 Germany's «fpaiGrab Gold From ia® ^ » the situation in Rus -Im obscure. One report as M there has been a split ug Bokheviki on the ques on German's terns, and frrt Leon Trotzky, the Bol t 0 tfgn minister, intends to hpudistely to Brest-Litovsk of peace conversa ble ^0 AuStro-German dele* gu ftor Petrograd 'ispatch idAylias reiterated t"> the of Workmen's and So'.die-s' ■ (hot Bolsheviki will U^nocratic peace. One Pe pttpal declares that Austria - already has offered to con amunte peace with Russia, af Germany. , City Fir* Department O ^HMo tomorrow night ot A* City Hall—Ad* aarrbd by or aected with I in this tor. : to ns at rogolar ' tnSlBAtiOBf ffgl|o ipair. know that wo can do id onongh for What recommandation YOU in bring 'toae attontion is VWdring broken pins, ..yon como boro largest and bast '.WW bare 7. W- DREIBHOLZ, Vice-President OF MORGAN CITY OF OUR DEPOSIT BOXES, PRICE $3.00* h»op and pco t o ct your valuable papers and •h. Theuahones or* made of steal. Vault larg dspusit vault in this Parish. SURPLUS $52,500.00 RESOURCES $420,OOOjOO A. B. O'BRIEN, A«*t. Cssl.ler I I Teuton Airplanes Bomb ing England For Sec ond Time Monday Night's Attack on London Is Followed By Raid Tuesday. London, Jan. 30.—12:48 a. m.— Another hostile air raid over Eastern England began at 9:30 o'clock last night and up to the present hour is still in progress, according to an of ficial communication issued. None of the enemy machines has yet been able to penetrate the Lon don defenses, although there are re ports that bombs have been dropped in the outskirts of the city. "Hostile airplanes crossed the coast of Essex and Kent about 9:30 p. m. Some machine attempted to penetrate into London about an hour later. "Up to t 1 ' ■> present none of them has succe'- ' ! in penetrating the Lon don def ^' r s. Some bombs are re ported f~ having been dropped in the outskirts. "The raid is still in progress." London, Jan. 29. —German air planes made their first attack of the year upon London and its suburbs last night, their bombs inflicting casualties officially reported as for ty-seven killed and 169 injured. No serious material damage was done and the raiders suffered the loss of one machine, which fell in flames from a height of 10,000 feet, its three occupants being burned to death. A larger number of machines par ticipated, but apparently only three or four succeeded in dropping explo sive and incendiary bombs into the town. The gunfit« lasted intermit tently through five hours and for two hours of that time was almost continuous. There was an an hour's interval before midnight, when no firing was heard except an occa sional distant gun off toward the coast Morgan City has a Thousand Dol lar War Stamp Purchasing Club. Thibodaux ought to go to Morgan City one better and organize a Ten Thousand Dollar Club. Just ten of our citizens 'could each buy $1000 worth of stamps and bring the club into existence. We've got the citi zens who have got the money, and they should "come across" for four per cent on money is not a bad in vestment, especially when your money is invested to help the gov ernment.—Lafourche Comet. The Government has sent létters to 124 clergymen in the interest of the income tax measure. It claims that more adulte are readied through the prese and clergy than any other sources.—Glenmora Patriot. Any little woopU or abrasion^ of a bad sore sad is difficult to heaL Apply BALLARD'S SNOW UNI .MENT at once when such accidents happen. The wound heals promptly the flesh occuricg in cold weather that is not promptly treated becomes and soon does away with the annoy ance of a bandage. Price 25c. 50c and $1.00 per bottle. For sale by BELANGER . DRUG CO. GIRLS SUCCESSFULLY OPERATE A MEAT MARKET ' '1 r ■ i . , W. «sg ^_ I tr;.....**£S! .♦vV m* AnotK er meet market Instance of the capability ot\uyMern women is furnished by two girls of Brooklyn who are operating a and making a success of It.' Next Draft Date De pends On Army Groth Overseas That To Be Determined In Turn By Shipping and Foreign Events Washington, Jan. 29.—Expansion of America's fighting forces beyond their present strength depends upon such factors as eevnts abroad and the shipping situation, Secretary Ba ker said tonight in disclosing that the War Department has not fixed a date for another draft nor even de ermined how many new men shall be called. When Mr. Baker told the Senate military committee yesterday the United States would have half a mil lion men in France early this year and that in all a million and a half could go across if ships could be found to carry them, he referred to the divisions now in training camps and those already in Europe. Future developments will decide what addi tional forces will be sent. The secretary made clear today his opinion if events made It nectssary to cell out mors than another incre ment of half a million men, the exec utive's authority to drafa men for f%bting units Qther than reserves would be exhausted and further leg islation by Congress would be neces sary. He said, however, that under the authority to call two increments of Has soldiers of 500,00 each and such additional numbers for recruit battalions and special units "as the Présidant may deem necessary" the second draft might bring out in all as many aa a million man. The Senate committee today ten tatively approved legislation propos ed by the War Department to provide for the registration of yantha attain ing the age of 21 years since June 5, authorizing the fixing of quotas on ths basis of Claas 1 of ths new* class ification and empowering the Presi dent to call men noedqd for special industrial or other, pnpjc. COLD AND RAIN INTERFERE WITH CANE PLANTING Frees The Houma Times: The prevailing - «old rainy wea ther seems to greatly hamper the farmers in this parish who wish to lay down them plsnt cans for the 1918 crops. Many ,of the planters in Terrebonne fear that the condi tion of the weather being unfavor able for planting, will mean a great loss to. them. And as one farmer stated to the editor of this paper, that it will ,also mean a very late crop. We have never before experienc ed in this parish such unfavorable weather for cropping, as we have I this year. The last cold spells have destroyed all garden plants that usu I ally thrive abundantly in this sec of the country, during the mild 1 Enlargement of the Draft Age Limits in Future Se lective Service Acts Are Discussed in Get. Crow der's Report Discussing the enlargement of the age limits for selective military ser vice, Provost Marshal General Crow der says in his report to the Secre tary of War. ___ Should the class of draftable per sons in future drafts be enlarged or diminished, as to the ages to be in cluded? A pronounced majority of the boards favor some enlargement, but there is great diversity of opinion as to the projjer age limit. Nine teen and 35 are perhaps the limits most frequently suggested but some recommend 40 or 45 years as the upper limit. There is a distinctly stronger demand for raising the ma ximum age than for lowering the minimum. The reason given for advocating this enlargeemnt is the fact that there are many good men under and* over the present limits who could more easily be prepared than an equal number within the limits. The following additional sugges tions are made by a number of boards: (1) That young men who are under age should come within the law when they reach the mini mum draft age; (2) that young men of 18 or 19 should be enrolled and trained, so as to be ready for ac five service immediately upon attain ing draft age. It is obvious that we are at the threshold of ibis problem, in our further provision for the conduct of the war, and that a wiae foresight should be employed in setting it The two most important prelim inary inquiries are: What art the numbers of available men in the additional age groups? Which groupa can we least affard to draw from? Available Numbers by Groups. The available numbers are as fol lows: Male population available 1918: Males, 31-45 years, both inclu sive (éstimated) 10,683,249. Males, 21-45 years, both inclusivt -«-not yet called, 6,503,559. Males, 18-20 years, both indnsiva (estimated) 3,087,063. Males arriving at age of 21 about June, 1918 (estimated) 1,000,000. Inasmuch ,*s ;nost (96 per cent) of the age 18-20 group are not mar ried and moat (77 per cent) of the age 31-45 are married it will serve sufficiently the purpose to estimate the number of single persons avail able in each of these groups, accept ances, as shown by the percentage of acceptances in the first draft. 'Wheezing in the lungs indicates that phlégm is obstructing the air passages BALLARD'S HORE HOUND SYRUP loosens the phlegm so that it can be coughed up and ejected. Price 25c, 50c and $1.00 per bottle. Sold by BELANGER T*7V7ff CO. Kaiser Alarmed; Ger man Workers Con tinue Restive Refuses Vote Of by Vote, k Report Socialist Unrest among the working people of Germany has not yet quieted nor has the political conflict between the Pan-Germans and the non-militarists lessened apparently. Concern over the internal security of the empire appears in the message sent by Em peror William in answer to birthday congratulations from the Reichstag. To President Kaempf, of the Reich stag,, the emperor expressed his "ar dent daily wish," that the German people may "preserve their union un til the final victory of our arms." The emperor declared that he enters upon "a serious and decisive year." The Reichstag, however, is reported to have refused to vote confidence in the government, mainly through Socialist opposition, and Chancellor von Hertling may appear before it again in a few days to discuss the question of Belgium. Efforts to agitate a general strike in Berlin on Monday are declared to have failed, according to a message reaching Amsterdam. Leaflets call ing for such a strike were distributed widely in the German capital, but it is said that workmen in only a few factories were idle. Lack of central directions is said to have brought about the failure. Tbo Morgan City Fir* Department will |faw n done* tomorrow night .(Thursday) at tbo' City Hall—Ad mission 50 coats. Morgan City Daily Review deliv ered at your home 40c a month. v TheFirstNational Baric OF MORGAN CITY, LA Captai aid Surplus $100,000. RESOURCES OVER HALF-MILLION DOLLARS Banking in aO af its branche« COMMERCIAL DEPARTMENT Receives deposits on accounts subject to chock] loans money on commercial paper and approved collateral. SAVINGS DEPARTMENT Christmas Savings Club, Liberty Loan'Bond Club, 3 1-2 per cent, interest paid on Certificat« of Deposit. Wo sell Foreign Exchange, Traveler's Checks, Rent Safe Deposit Boxes $1.00 and tap per year. Any Thing in Banking We Have It Wa invite your account large or small Herbert M. Cotten, President E. A. Pharr, Vice-Pres. K. R. Hood, Cashier, M. E. Norman, Vice-Pres. C. P. Lynch, Asst. Cashier. Morgan City's Strongest Financial .Institution. Italians Launch Midwin ter Drive Invaders Against Furnish Military Surprise in Forceful Attack Upon Aus irc-Cermans Notwithstanding the fact that Italians have carried out successfully a spectacular drive against the Aus tro-German lines in the mountains region of Northern Italy and captur ed strong positions and more tran 1500 men. The blow was delivered on the Asiago plateau sector and the en emy positions penetrated were ten aciously held, despite strong coun ter-attacks in which Austro-Germans were repulsed \ ith heavy casualty. The eBrlin war office, in admitting the reverse to . :e Teutonic allied line, asserts that the Italians repeat edly tried to bring up reinforcement to widen the breaches they had made in the enemy but that their efforts and 360 Italians were made prison ers. That airplanes aided materially in the fighting, full details of which have not yet been received, is indi cated in the Italians offical commun ication, which asserts that during the progress of the battle, the enemy lost twelve aircraft. Tax Income Officer The Income Tax Officer arrived in Morgan City last Monday and in stead of being located at the Post office as heretofore announced, be is to be found m theCourt room at the City Hall. Those who are in need of advice about making their return will do wel to call on him as heavy penalties are imposed for non-performance to comply with the law of the Income Tax. The Morgan City Fire Department will giv* a dance tomorrow night (Thursday) at the City Hall AA mission 50 cents. We Have Secured lbs Dodge Agency And are able to make Immediate Delivery. Dodge Touring Car 1980 Delivered St Mary Garage And Machine Stop Fraiddm, La.