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BSE i ©li'TI. · ConnellivilleY Biggest and Best Newspaper. Sworn Average Daily Circulation Last Week, 6,609 i7OI«; 16, .NO.: 137. CONNBLtSyiLLE. PA^ SATURDAY EVENING, APRIL 20, 1918. EIGHT PAGES. IDE AGAINST |HE HUNS ! SEENIS TO BE TURNING IN FLANDERS BATTLEFIELD Iper atibiniis; i Reported Today by British [W^/CMce Sh6w the BrjtisK ; on the Of- Lfemaye and Successful in .All Objectives Germans Confident ;. at Begiri- REV.CliL WATSON BUSY AND "MAKING GOOD IN A GRA1P WAY" IN NORFOLK RALPH SI.IGEtt. GROWS FAT OS DfTENSIYE TIUIMJfC. Writes BerrBifckner Who is Contacting a "JleeUng in Southern City, ;v . . - , - - - r-/?\jr ..-.. .,-.-.. .fii i- · · · 1 1V7 - I ' l l - Where Patriotism ;ls Rife. i rang orvnensive I hat Fortnight Would word from Rev; G. w. sucker w i !'_·'· : · -. '.,i . - ' · ' . - . - - '-,'·' .-^ i-i- . is holding a. meeting in'.Hey. C. M. fflreak Allied One; Month Has Passed and Victory is Not irr Sight IE FRENCH, ALSO SCORE IN LOCAL ATTACKS ' By Preas. I. 'jjpNDON, April 20.-- l»tine machine. guns, a trench^mortar 'I prisoners-were taken by the-rBritish. in a -local operation iterdaj- iontli- of the Scarpc river, .the war office announces. 3erman coanter attack Tvas repulsed. ; " . ".; . -On the Flanders battlef rent the British ejected the Germans in advanced posit ions gained by them in Thursday's attack ;the region ofGiveneliy and Festubert" " " ' !.-..Thc. British, gained all their, objectives in their counter at* in Flanders; advancing their defenses at Givenchy and ^tubert and re-establishing their positions. . - . , . ' : . ! Mn sharp fighting southeast of Robccq the British .drove bk German attacking parties. ".'-. " . ' - . ' . ,ENOH . troops \~ niiht lunched; * raiding opera\ »jainlt the French line 'in the ·ian'' of ; H»ngaril-3'3m-^«nterre. |tle»kt' 'oi"'AimeaB.": The' 'effort was L*lJare, tht war office -mnnounced *f. " Tte Jrench-topt prfaoners: to '$ local acUonl' . The^ sirtillery".has la. actire. along the southern battle ;j. between l*»»!gay and Noyon. TWOIilJD BKElK LDf E. ApriJ:: 20.-- Before ,t^e jsent German offenjiTe b«t»n Ger:n officers in . nentifal epnn tries /re prepared to wager, that- the .Ger: : ns would sBtce«d in-iHviding the ?ces 'of :· the AlIiM ^within. ...'a-' fort; "·Hf " t»tkm4:'f^^itl1' in f-«ti«JB W Vrtf : The pledge which is to be administered Sunday to what is' estimated to be nine-tenths ql.the Catholic population binds them."to resist conscription by the-most effective means nt their disposal." : 'This gives latitude and pleases the advocates of passive and active resistance.. W.SLAYTONCOMING Fomcr Ti.'S. Kanl Officer Will Speak ' Here. h'igkt. Captain Wililam H. Stayton, a former offlcer" of the United States navy, at a".meetihg Wednesday night:fn the high ; school auditorium, . will, tell Americans at home .what they can do to help save the llves'of Americans in. ·.?:·;*'::+.- :··"-.·*:.·:'»·. ' ^ : : · ' " -"" ' ' - " A mo«Ui hu ns hr»e not «cce«d«)," Lord; Rob" - '«a»ttoiiea; :: w«" 'would- - : i:kedly -Ifobiah if we 'bcfleyed that ;tl» had ended. "We hare an in- ·inlte p«riod of terrible anld.strenu- '·s. struggle .before us; We 'roust not ;l«r rate bar enemyivwho hai' had .', great advantaee' of 50 ''y«"s of war, favorabiei geb- united : ' com" " XIST H ISSUED. -April'. SO.-- A-'.. -re;ed enemy- trading list containing ire than 5,000 name's and for .the it time including enemy '.firms in \ -neutral coon tries! of Europe was ·^nd today by 'the '.War ^ Trad« u Boiir'a; - . 'i Great :~Brttairf ;: and · France '.-to ^ify the eSorts^oiTthe allies.- to -keep iir -produets: .'frojni. reaching. _the " SMEK ST AMJPEASE' I AT.JBERJTE. JSERNE, Switzerland. 'April 20.-fie - International*; ; Conference of innen, comprising, for the ntoet part fmen' resldenti'or Swltterland,~ha* lded_;to address:iothe / women of * the countries :6l "the world :a."re- f'est for collective'action for peace, ^tioni, international', concord and 6 freedom'and independence"bf'.all :man auffraje.-;.: '.. ..; - .- · ' ' : HIT-PAKIS. :, April 2p.^-Yesterday's long bombardment,": ;which 'consisted se'shots, at wide intfrvals,: re^-" in no casualties and :did little . One iheH"weiit"throagh"th"e. at o* a house, penetrated a work- Sop on the sUth' door' a'nd passed Irooih'the back: wmll, : :cros»ed: the ?iirty»rd and into a building in the ar, finally bursttng.on the staircased ?nmber of.people were employed but S had left the bnltdine ,a few mta- ^K before the sheiLfell, ; . . - , . . ; . IS _.. YOHK,. _ _ _ steamahip Florence H., formtrly- ·eit likkea ve»»el, bar. been sunk fth iois of life near a foreign port " irding to Information received' in ;-circl«r;,today. ; , · ; . · ; ' '· JITVATION'tatTBG j C05CEKK ET ISdA»P. "LONDON, April «;--The": graiV.and jnaclni situation created br the termination of Nationalists, Ireland *itKl as. uliom Iwfoie to resist con y-ip'tion, has aroused d«yp Interest ;rou*h j Great Britain. -. Particular ^hphaiHB ."!·' laid 'on .the -.decision-: of · fo Roman Catholic-^hiertt chy to low. In iu lot '»lti the Sinn Fellers ho have, opealy - proclaimed Geroy a* their a9y The biahtps nave t bo··lied violence; urgias pas- · r«*i«U3ic« b.«t this, a Dvl'lln cor- e»Bly . . , : ietter.,to R. : A. 'Neville,; ot 'tie local branch of the Navy League, L. J. Smyth, the league's field secretary, announced ^ he; would x be 'in Corinells- yille'Monday morning to assist in makT ing arrangements for the visit of Captain, Stay ton. ' ^ . · . ; ."We want, every- patriAtic American to hear Captain Stayton," said Mr: Neville. "He has; a message of th(^ jreatest importance, and wilt recite facts that, ever}' mother and father should know. .The - Navy League is assisting the United States · Shipping Board" and the Navy. ,These two. government departments, are of vital im-' portance to the parents of all boys in military: and naval service." Watson's" church"" in .',Norfolk, Va., brings information that the meeting 'is ·'.progressing -satisfactorily: Eev. "Watson is one, of-the busiest men .in Norfolk. "He ; is making good in a grand way. He says he thinks of Con- 'nellsyille as his home," Rev. Buckner writes. "The people here," says Rev. Bucfc- ner, "are wonderfully patriotic 'and are .'.vfei'ng with.: one another .in help- f u l , service. .'They are not' bitter, but robustly in earnest .in taking up the ·lastIn hand.-"I sppke on Sunday afternoon to a houseful of sailor boys at the Naval Y. M. C...A.- They are a fine bunch of; young fellows, and may be- depended' npon to acquit , themselves with honor.' "On my journey hither I stopped at Washington.. I,enjoyed a day immensely as guest of the 'Grand Old Man' of Missouri, Speaker Champ Clark. Also enjoyed a pleasant chat with our own, Congressman Sterling. He is a husy: .man but .he most courteously called at the Speaker's room and graciously gave ine a. bit of , time. - '' - . "The day was made gloomy for Missourians by the misfortune which befell Senator Stone who was stricken with paralysis on a street car. enroiite to.^|e Capitol. In the afternoon Speaker and Mrs. Clark, Judge J. J. Russell, another well known congressman, and -myself called at Senator Stone's residence.. Senator Reed, the stricken-Senator's colleague, was receiving the visiting friends. At the door 1. met : another old.. Missouri friend;"W. R. HolUeter, ; formerly private secretary to Governor and Senator Stone.", r . - · ' . . ' : - - :Rev;rBuckiier delivered his lecture, "Grea-tjBritain, and the World War," in Norfolk·'Cwh'ere- it was well re- TO11 Meet Keeiiof fte'Armr, General ; . Crowder Annonnccs. . By Associated. Press. · · . ' WASHINGTONiV .April : 20.-- Under the classification of "men tor selective draft service Provost Marshal Gener- al-'Crpwder-: has.- ^advised : the- Senate Military committee. "approximately 2,000,000 will be placed in Class 1 from which it is.eipected .all future calls will be . taken: ,,v, '. . . ·. These 2,000,000,' .according to General Crowder, are exclusive of between-500,000 ; and i.flOO.OOO more ^annually, who' will be. made subject to military, duty,. under, the bill now in Congress subjecting .'to registration youths reaching their. majority. '. m United Prcsbjiirian Pa«t»r tVi II B«'. nwin Witt local Flock...'.:.'r ' Rev. W. J".'rEv"erhart,V.pa5t6r of the United -Presbyterian; church,, has declined'-"a call'''from r/the-congregation of. the -"Fifti ; - Unitea .--preabyteriari . . . . . - church"in Chicago, with a membership I caii.'Mechanlcs dedicated' a^serrlce flag '-·--··'-'-'· .i-» ·...."-i--a. _-^..L-,. containing S5 stars at the Odd Fellows Junior Order of Tjnited" American' 3Te- cllanicx HnTC 25 Members In the SerTice. . .' Junior Order,: of United Ameri- .similar to that of the" local church; : Next month will znark the closing, of Rer^ feverhart's. fifthjyear as .pastor of the church here, and .in that: time be has met'with'Vonderful success in is wort;" 1 .', · -. · ' ·'.'..;'·.: · templ-e last night. . Patriotic addresses' werer made by Rev., j. H. - r^am-bertson, 1 Rey/ G. L. C. RJehardson, - John -Davis and- several others. -·'..-·:?··· ·'·· GEklVIAN IS AN ESSENTIAL IN-THE AMERICAN SCHOOL CtfepICULUMi SAYS ROEDER j During.'his' lecture ;at- the .-high school:last night Lieutenant George H.r Eoeder referred; to 4he dropping' of the German language by many schools ot;the country.....He_discour- present.would ios.e their credHa/'The sch«bls, of the:country." He' discourag-; [ study is entirely elective, and if a stu- ed'discontinuance "of-the study declar-i dent,does.not takeat, the sub^ from-.the high school here. .The'di-' rectors ave'heen undecided in the matter..: If the language were'dropped '.mme'diately students' studying it. at ing that a knowledge of the language was and always would · be. essential.', both for ^ commercial ..-and., scientific reasons. ;. The .matter of propping -the study has ,iiot been .brought up ; , at a meeting 'of .the school' : board- of : this city; yet t ' but- it has; Jeen~disciused " "' ' . . l are -fdrions ; at. a" nation : gone maa" doesn't mean that yon needn't, speak-: their- language," ject Js not compulsory.; TIRE -THIEVES NABBED Qsaitet of Yon'«|r' Men Jrom" Dawuon · ' ' · Now infPlttobiirg J»n. _jn a ; rptindup of alleged freight : ear robbers at. Dawsonr local, and '.Baltimore Ohio officers have. rounded up four , young men. of . ..that place, .who declared t,he lieutenant... 'It is abso-' "re now in Pittsburg awaiting a hear- lutely essential in science and it ing in federal court. ; ; ' - . lii^« Inln actlre. resistance when seems a pity that an attempt is being made for the elimination of;the study. of the language." The ; lieutenant, who wai-a sjndent of bacteriology be^ lore .the war, said, "Why/. If I wasn't' able/to read .Germeji: I .might go on experimenting for severa'S i%eais on something: a German scientist 'had: al ready perfected when if t know the language I will profit by.'what he has: dlScorered. The people In the world must lave'a,means of communication,'- he concluded Many ot the Teuton in stromenis of warfare had ctlreetionft written on them in Germm which would Be "all Gree£"~~f£ the ighter could not understand: German. - The .prisoners"are Arthur Colbert,. Frank Skelley, Ellis'Colbert and-Dick Brothers. The" foot was principally automobile tires,', a. great number of which.were found. Bush Traaslerred. v Word has been received at Dawson that W H. Rush who left that place in February for .Ca,nip;.Lee,\iiag "beea transferred to the Reserve Ottlcers ^Training camp : at "Fort. Meyer, .Va. anii'assigned to Company E, 37th Eu- giaeers'.- He is: a; son'of 'Mr.' and:Mrs. H; C. Rush of TJawson. Oat of Hospital. Mrs. Mary DuBy ot Leisenring and Th«re ha» been som« contention for I John Rockwell "ot Frlendavdlle^ Md t«-T»iimi«l «I t*« slaty « Ctonnm were discharged from, the boaoital, i L ."T\. -^- ^- T COUNTY LIBERTY LOAN GOAL NOW ATFMLUON After Spectacular Spurts of Tin's City and Uniontown · Total ,is Increased. RURAL TALKS TOMORROW MUST WIN THIS WAR OK IT WILL BE LOST LIEUT. ROEDER DECLARES Speakers Will .Go Ont in Some Districts Tomorrow; Townships Arc Beginning to JDvkc .Reports on Subscriptions in Their Districts. ' After. the whole Courier force had deluged Ralph Sltger of CoTnpauy H, 319th Infantry, at Camp Lee, with a postal : card shower, he acknowledged the receipt of the reminders sent him by a photograph taken iu his first suit of fighting togs. In a letter- to J. J. Drtscol), enclosing his picture, Ralph says: · "I want to show. The Courier force just.bow.good I'feel. Do 1 look like this life agrees with me? Aid say, 3!m, I want through, you to thank the whole force Cor remembering me. It certainly did make me feel good to know 1 that I bad so many good, friends back home. "Some days ago our company and CoRunittees. of speakers will again go into tbe rural districts tomorrow to stir up further interest in the Liberty Loan drive. · No special committees have been named for each district as was done a week .ago, as i Robert Morris, who has charge of the placing of the teams, is not yet certain, ot the number ol volunteers available for tomorrow. Every district where a meeting was held last week will not be canvassed tomorrow, however. . The'drivo in the city-is still going on, but unless some of the teams turn in large amounts at the closing.tirae of the banks today the big clock indicating the amount of local subscriptions will not go forward. The ca.n- vass'ers are out in portion today, but the big drive will hardly be resumed until Monday. First reports of tbe teams will bo made at noon Wednesday, when some big returns are expected, . . The mountain districts are beginning to get around with .their reports, but none have made a full canvass yet The^Mill Run section has now turned in' ?11,250. The majority of this amount is cash. From a porti an of Saltlick township comes the report BOARD NO. 5 MAKES KNOWN MEN TO GO IN THE NET DRAFT France is Bled White, England Will Be, Says Red.Cross Speaker But Belioves There is Long Bitter Struggle Before' . - . Hie End. ~ , *ohiorn1uS yc i^nIn^ P rt re |sEES GERMANY DOOMED 28, For Camj IA-C. The draftees of District No. 5 have been called U entrain on Sunday, April 28. for Camp Lee, Va. District No. 2 received orders this afternoon. The men will leave over the Baltimore Ohio railroad on a special train at 6.25 o'clock. The No. 5 board has prepared a list i UP TO U. S. TO MAKE HASTE of tbe draftees to leave and notices j have been sent to the men to appear j on Sunday morning at 10 o'clock a t ' Kaiser Has 650,000 Young Men Coming on Eueli year to Put Into the Game of War, and Austria Turns tb~e~cameen J " commrttee 1 "of"tne" Red i O T « 2 -W00 a *ear, Audience Told. the armory fVr a roll call. The draf- ; tees will lie supplied witii knitted j outfits by the Red Cross chapters and j them. District No. 5 will send 15 men to oE ?3,050 being solicited by one and one canvasser in the three others went ot on a silent | township district reports a. collection night.hike.' We were not allowed t o j o t J4 i8{ j 0 . 'obiopyle has turned in s,p- talk or smoke while on inarch. Part! prorimacel about'$12,000. Canvass- of the .hike we made at double time, part through a woods. Three or four in our company could not stand the test and' fell out and tad to .be carried back to camp. I finished the hike in good condition, making' me. feel that I am'a; greyhound and strong man.all . . .. '.., · ' nrough muddy country. roads.. We could not dodge the mud so'had to wade right through it- I finished .'in good shape, but one fellow keeled over when \ve got back to camp. , . "In my last letter I'told you the training .was strenuous, but we have passed that stage and are "now getting 'intensive training, and believe me it is intensive.' Two days ago we had what -they' call : intensive trench digging. ' A' battalion ot abbiiitjl.'OOp'men- were divided,'three men to a shitt, and started to digging a trench.'Bach man worked threl minutes as hard as he could go,'then rested four minutes. That kept up- all day-'. If .you don't think that is intensive, just try-it" DUHBAR YOUTH , '"'' JODTS JfATAl SEBT1CE Albert N..Chisnell. of Tarmington and Arthur McConkey, of- Dunbar. en- Hsted'.iin. the United.. States army Pittsburg yesterday.:. . in XT. MASAJfT HOT . .'·... ' ' . ' . ' Df COAST BEFEKSE Patrick T. .Gihboney ot Jifount'Pleas- an,t and 'William .H. Mullin ot Belle- vernon, enlisted in . the Naval Coast Defense yesterday "ia Pittshurg. FOB S01D1EE. ^William B:. Newcomer leJl last evening for CSmp^ Hancock, Augustal Ga., after spending' a. 10-ds.y furlough with his pareh'ts, Mr. ar.d 1 Mrs.. D.'J. Newcomer, of Liyton. . ! ·','·".".'·' LOCAL BOTS TO BE SEJfT TO CAHI SCUTDAT. Local Board No. 2, will send three men to. camps tomorrow'..;' evening. They: are: ;'Alvin- 'Nelson- to Hhe . 56th; BngineerE, Laurel,. M,d : .;. Eugene Kaul.. to, , Camp Hola'bird, f aid., and ' Harry* Sivits-to Camp Upton, N. Y.- ''·'"·.. ._. PUIULOCGH EITDS JOE _ .WITT. Corporal Glenn: Witt has returned to Camp Hancock; Augusta, Ga.,,after spending a furlough', at: his home here. as alternates. The No. 2 hoard will send 19. .' The names of the men called from District No. 5 are: Louis Krempasky, .Verts, 0. Austin A. Zimmerman, Adah. Howard V. Bower, Versailles. Earl R. Detling, Mil! Run. George Henry Flydell, Dunbar. R. D. 1. Jacob Geary, Indian Head. Asa Raborn Myers, Markleysburg. Robert Hil! Addis, Vanderbilt. Leroy Grimm, Leisenring No. 1. John Henry Lowry. Dunbar. Otto Sherbo, Berryburg. W. Va. Glenn Gale Pisher, Youngstown, O. Lewis Jerome HartzelJ, Dunbar. Norman M. Hall, Ohiopyle. William H. Wahle, Obionyle. That America must win'this war an'd give up many present luxuries be- George H. Roeder toid a big audience at the high school auditorium last night. The 'speaker, who was here under the auspices of the Red Cross, | did not make an address just to stir j up the cheering kind of enthusiasm, but showed just where the war stands from his point of view and what must be done to win it. Lieutenant Roeder said there was plenty of room for anxiety. He was fully confident that'Am- erica would finally come out victorious, but the quicker the better as he said Germany was' continually strengthening, instead of weakening. Regarding the'present phase ot the war the lieutenant said it was only a question- of whether America could [get there in time to make herself felt bring tbe war to an early end. ers. in Broad Ford have reported excellent success. / Among the speakers. to go out to-! morrow are J. Kirk Renner at the j Paradise church'; R. S.'Matthews ati Frederick Pinkney. Dunbar, R. D. 1. Alfred Hankins, Dunbar. H. D. 32.! " This is a war ° c material." he said, Vincenzo Balsoretli, West Hor-oken, " and a cold-blooded proposition. What i -we need is speeding up and to do this | the purchase of bonds is essential." j "The situation at present is the i roost serious since 1914." Lieutenant i Roeder declared. "We've heard Ger- INJUNCTION GRANTED Davlstown; and Mrs. G. W. Buekaer. Fayette County Men Arc Kestraincd ' many ca n't keep on with this -war. at; the Poplar Grove 'church tomorrow From llemOTini; Coal. \ ^ cl ,' we see w]lat Bhe j ? d o ; n g now -, .afternoon at Sjj'clock. ____^ __L-4. B£clUninari.4njuncUon:againsf.W. j ifs'-up'to'"usTlo watch' our game' and "' TSe^oiif'JoT'F'ayeUe""county :bas J7 Reed of Vanderbilt and Hugh Me-: ve should -worry about how th'e Ger- been'rawed to 43,OOOiOOO, the announ- Bride of Connellsville to restrain j m ans get their men. The idea' o£ cement being- made last night by | them Cro-.n further operations in a 34 ! lne military is to keep down casual- Vice. Chairman W.- Russell Carr at Uniontown. He said it had been the hope of the executive committee to be able to reach that goal from the first day .of the drive but until the mighty Impetus was 'given after the appearance -of the Great Lakes Naval Train- entered and Frick coal extracted, ing Station band and the addresses of Damages were also asked by the Rev-.C. L. B. Cartright in Councils- Fr!ck company. acre tract of coal in Tyrone township n es oa our s jd e and exaggerate those was secured by the H. C. Frick Coke j of tae CMIn y. g o jf you add about company through the Payette county I on e-thj r d to our losses and deduct court -today. It is alleged that the tract of Morgan Company, adjoining, has been about one third from those of the rille and Unionto.wn. .the announcement had been withheld; All workers in the county are call-i ed on .to keep up the-pace lo reach the $6;000,000 mark, and-with $2,500,000- already subscribed without many outside reports being included, the county; has a flue chance to make a record showing. ' To Mrs. J. H. 'Bitner of 417 South Arch.street,, a member.of the .ladies' POPLAR GROVE RALLY For Liberty Loan Do Held To- committee of the Trinity . Lutheran ch'iirch, belongs the- credit of having secured the largest .total "subscriptions among the lady 'canvassers.. Up' to yesterday-she had turned into the headquarters of the committee at the Red Cross rooms, records' of sales totalling 5iO,500\ , morrow Afternoon. Mrs. G. W. Buckner anrt Bev. W. J. Everhart will address a mass meeting tomorrow at 3 o'clock in tbe Evangelical church at. Poplar Grove in the interest of tbe Liberty Loan. Connellsville township leaders ar.e anxious for a good showing for the j lo Carrying Revolver. A. F/" Elackstone, of Somerset; .arrested here last night for .carrying concealed' weapons was' given a hearing before .Alderman" Fred Munk. CAR' TURNS TURTLE. West Siiie Physician in at Trotter.' Dr. S. C. Truby of the West Side, snd John Davin of Trotter, were slightly injured last evening when Dr. Truby's car. in which they were rid- enemy you will have it about right, "France is bled almost white. Eng- land.can't get the reserves filled quickly enough because.she doesn't know- where to get them. Canada is kept busy trying to all the gaps in her ' reserves alone. So you se,e it's up .to America to-win'the war., "and this is our war. With Russia out of the game it is up to us to fill up the gaps." Lieutenant Roeder described some of the scenes of devastation and suffering ia France. "I' don't believe there is a French gir! or woman that is not in mourning, either for a member of her-family or a relative. No man could-see these things without' getting'filled up to the very core -to helping France. You arc loo many thousand miles away to even imagine such conditions." The.speaker said that Germany had 650.000 young men yearly to- draw" on" for the armies, and 'that Austria supplied 220,000. "But when we get over there in good force givo me 30 American's to two dozen of any of the MANY YEARS OF INDUSTRIAL PROSPERITY AFTER WAR IS PREDICTION OF FARRELL By Associated- Press. ing, skidded and turned turtle on the i rest of them.- Thu American has that street car track at Logan's crossing, j individuality which the others lack Both men were caught under the j The Tommy is helpless it the motor car ' j of his ambulance stops and by tho time he .would be geiring .ready to crawl tinder the car. to find the trouble a Yank would have a new engine in his machine and be .driving off. It is the individuality that counts in battle. In every great push there is some time when the..fighter use his own good judgment in the spur or the moment. The German is a good Bghter while be is vrith his unit, but let him get separated, and he is no good at'all. - That 'is because he" has i and just. There is no evidence of any been trained as a unit." CINCINNATI, O., April 20.--"We ; intention to take undue advantage of shall see, such an increase of the ! our economic and productive strength, world's Wealth as'will go .far to com-j t t n fl v,e shall in the future be as lit- pensate for the appalling destruction , tie disposed to turn to personal p r o f i t , ,,,,, which the past, four years have wit- tho necessities ot a war-worn world, " s s ° lng . "» bc a Ions; struggle be- nessed," asserted James A. Barrel!, O r the exceptional influence 'ot our rore ' we beat them ' Tney are improv-. president! of the United States Steel: position as exporters and importers." tas tbelr P°»Uons economically, -- - : - -· ^-"-- i - - - commercially and now by exploiting J W i l l u«vo V G l . m l i u u « - . . , . J _ | J . . a _ -Augusta, G^,,atter. Corporation, m an address he deiiver- 'i«- a t Ws home here, ed here. last night at a dinner in con- SEBG-T. ; : -^:., .....KETUBNS.TO -GASCP., S.ergeant'.Wilbert M. . StlUwagbn,' son of/Mr.-, and Mrs. J. C. S'tillwagon of i Edna' sti-eet, left for Camp' Hancock ;is morning alter spending- a lurlough at-his home here. Sergeant Stillwagon's bride, who before her- marriage was Miss Carrie · Alice Vaughn, .of. Dunbar,. will reside with her father until the close ot the.war. Fair tonight and Sunday is the 'noon weather forecast: for Western ;Penn- Bylvania -.TemperntBrc Becoid. , 1918 1917 Maximum _ 66 Si Mean 55 73 The Yoogh nver fell dunng the night from 5 50 feet to 4 90 feet America's foreign trade, both ex._ _ , port and import, said Mr. Farrell, is necttbn with the-'annaal; convention | n0 w inevitably restricted to trans- of the National Foreign Trade Coun- | porting our armies to Franca and cil. Mr. Farrell declared that the:Keeping them and our Allies supplied United states and her-' allies would i with food and munitions. emerge from the war victorious. ' Speaking on'Toreign Tiade Aspects," -Mr. Farrell said tha.t- the ephemeral' wealth accumulated from the use of our mines, mills and forests in the'aid of the Allies before we joined .the common cause, has been- mOBtly swallowed up in the military expenses of the first year of our own participation in .the war. The gigantic task confronting the lite'd States me! - L *!._ ' A . l l i n n '. :ant, he said, not only that the Allie='must 'be "protected against defeat and the continuance of our .own national existence insured, but that our great resources should be fully, utilized for. the restoration of th'e'.'deeadent- industry of shipbuilding Predicting a Ions-period of. industrial prosperity after the -war, the speaker'...said "America, it may be hoped will maintain the position of "There are, boVever,"- he asserted, '^certain commodities procurable only Russia they will' gain further, strength. However, there is no need to be'scared into a. corner. We are going to'go through some dark times" yet and it is only a question' of whether . France can hold out. W« can't all go to the front and the use from overseas countries, which are es- !of y° ur money for a.short time is all that is asked o' you remaining . at sential to the successful prosecution of the war. We constantly - need meat, rubber, coffee, cocoa, hides and manganese ore from Brazil; wool, meat, hides and wheat from Argentina copper cotton and sugar from Peru; copper, tin and rubber from Bolivia; nitrates, copper, wolfram,, tungsten and other ores from Chile; tin and rubber from the Malay Penin- sla; jute and jute bags from India," and that the United States must furnish the ships to carry these products. The speaker also expressed the belief that after the war Germany would become "as potent a competitor for the markets of the world as she wits before," and that the people of the United States, therefore' must offering to the world all its require- immediately mobilize their surplus mentA which can he supplied here on terms and conditions, that are fall home. We haven't really put up with, sacrifices. We may yet have our tenth Liberty Loan and our tenth Red Cross drive and we've got to put them all across. We must not let Germany win this -war. We .had a reputation abroad as being bluffers but we'll . soon show them.". Lieutenant Roeder said he could hot tell of the preparation, for the straggle that were being made' in this country · but be cited the instance ot manufacture of poisonous gas here. 'He said' two plants in the United States- were making more poison gas than"air put together in England arid France. In describing, the hand grenades used bythe .belligerents, .he said 'that at the beginning pE the war tnere were as many different styles, of jre- nadca as there were soldiers Sn. th* (Continued on Pave

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