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IJffl l)r LAul JuHNiSHN .LV'tiffll I miixjqn biblesHeedh? or our soldiers I
ALL MEDICINE- LABELS
he Dispatch Was Without
Telegraphic News Service
IjgAT DAMAGE 15 :
REPORTED IN SOUTH
errific Rain and Wind Swept
w . " T
f)ver Lntire country De-
tween Mississippi at the
TELEGRAPH WIRE5 - 5lCHffl '1 m .f. mm ft : - SOUTH
Kicfaxnonder . Remands i A K;
Midpenfist-Changed - V'l ?' '-lf ff?i M
i With Wife Murder i il ateTOP ' -tMl II fel Pvl K,Mi-.:-
DAiG-TOnMdfnr , ; ; : 'WBr ifi !
: . GIVEN BYPHYSICIAN -f. 1 ittttk ;, tSmaSM Wl r
(Dr. Johnson Saido Ha.ve De
nied That Richmond Girl
Was His Wife-i-Attempt-.
ed to Buy Poison
(Special to The Dispatch.)
Richmond, Va., Jan. :12:-tr. Thom
as M. Jordan, a physician of Raleigh,'
N. C, will be summoned tq corrobrate
Certain testimony given by Or. Albert
F. Williams, head of a Wilson sanitarium,-at
the preliminary heaving of
Dr. Lemuel T. Johnson, young lentist
of Middlesex, N. C. , charged with mur
dering nig bride of three months, Alice
Knight Johnf.cn, a Richmond girl, by
giving her cyanide of potassium. The
healing lasted, vuiil tearly midnujht,
Dr Johnson .v tlen held fpr 'he
grand jury. -
..Because Dr, Johnson denied having
made any statement at allito Dr. Wil
liams, it is said today that Dr. Jordan
?ill , be summoned to testify at th;e
trial. He, it" was said, accompanied
Dr. Williams when the latter was sum-
mcned to the Briggs Hotel, in Wilson,
after Dr. Johnson had s attempted sai
cide by taking poison while returning
from his Wife's funeral. Dr. Williams
testied that Dr. Johnson denied to him
that he had (ever been married to
the . Richmond girl, but said that she
had ' undergone a criminal operation
here at his direction. : The impres
sion that he and the girl were, married
got abroad, he supposed, .after he told
.1. All M.MIaI. V
Hie stoi'm wuicu. 9i.iuvii -uc uuio
kth yesterday afternoon and last
I . w
Mt, appears to nave completely
jaivzed wire communication, and
U Dispatch toda Is without its
.ml amount or Assticiatea i-ress max-
L rvery effort was made to gut the
mce going, ana every avauarie
eman was out trying to repair the
uiage sufficiently to afford tne news
pers on the Southern circuit the
nal daily news, but the task; was
t accomplished until nearly noon.
Yesterday afternoon, the news-
pers on the Southern circuit began
fall out one by one as the storm
vanced up the seaboard. First were
e Louisiana and Alabama papers.
ese were followed by Georgia, and
out the middle of "the afternoon
Mi Carolina points began to "go
This mornin?: when Mr. J. T. Runse,
i veteran and most capable operator
to dees ' the trio1' for the Associa-
r Press in The Despatch offica,
ened u: the wiro for the day's work
crck" ,frcim the
All morning the fire was just as
pent as a midnight tomb, hence the
patch is forced' -to--appear tfcis aft-
roon short the usual live telegraph
LTEUce tup.v, correspunuence, .iucbi
d other odd3 and ends" of hews to
t out the abbreviated edition you
re in ycur hand. - '
The following is the ' storm itory
at came to Wilmmeton before trie
res were prostrated by last night's
ote: - -
'Twelve persons are believed to
Te lost their lies, a score or more
ere injured and extensive damage to
oiierty is reported as a result of
madoes in Alabama and Georgia and
blizzard sweeping Eastward across
e Southern States. ' Seven persons
ore reported to have been killed asd
injured at Cowarts, Ala., in a
adstorci which, according to' meagre
virtually wracked that town
te yesterday. One-man i3 reported
tore been killed and much' damage
property done by a tornado vhich
hick Cann Whp pier" and the Rratfi
ir ?ro;irds near Macon, Ga. All the
'"fs to ("prop Wheeler are down and
only information available lat a
te hour last night of the damage
re was vrrvrri brought by a massen-
f n Macon. Wire communication
ith the ?torm-Pweept section o' Al
ana also was cut off and verlnea-
"i of loss cf life corld not be secur-
four person.? lost their liv iii
x?.- and many thourands of db'Tais
T-as don to truck eai ricls
Record low temperatures and the
paviept snowfall in vparq Tim rkprl tho
"turbance west of the ' Miss'siooi
Ter where the blizzard was fit its
pght yesterday. At Missi6n, Texas.
the Ri'o Oranflo itoHtAr onnw' f1l
first time in fortv vears and
found in Dr. Johnson's room at the
hotel. They contended that this
fhould bar "them , from admission as
testimony, but the court held that they
could be admitted. v one of these' let
ters was to a teacher at Zebulon, N. C,
to whom Dr. Johnson was engaged
even at the time of his wife's death.
Dr. Alvis Patterson, druggist of Wil
son, testified that Dr. Johnson tried
to buy cyanide of potassium at his
store a week before his wife's death,
but there was none in stock
, Biblea freshfrom the presses ready to be cut and folded, then bound for use of the soldiers. The American
Bible Society has responded to an . O. S. call for a million testaments for soldiers and sailors from the army
and navy chaplains and the Y. M. C. A. working at the front. Just now it is conducting a campaign to rajse
$40,Qj00O to supply the demand :Jor Bibles among soldiers. The Federal Council of Churches, representing all de
nominations is co-operating with it in this work.
Prevailing Conditions Subject
f of Sarcastic- Raillery By
f : '
f"?Petrograd, Jan. 12. The Brishe-
vaya Vyedomosti indulges in sarcas-
NORFOLK SOUTHERN IS LOCAL BOARDS CALLED
Railroad Tries Out'Fuel Taken
From its NorlK Carolina
(Special to The Dispatch.).
New Bern, Jan. 12cvWhen the Nor-
ME IN RALEIGH
Major Langstori Wants to Dis-
cuss Draft Questions With
(Special to The Dispatch.)
Raleigh, Jan. 12. All local boards
executing the selective draft act have
been ' summoned to Raleigh by Major
ticVraillery at prevailing conditions by folk Southernr; New iBern to Norfolk
propounding a . number of problems passenger train pulled out ?from tho
cutor.B, arrested; the suspicious fh- 7 1 aT A,, i Majbr Langston says, for the reason
,t n c wu n? from the company's mine at Cm- , ' . . L.., ' Iv. mrl
Bolshevik D arrested the prosecutor, , H'-J? m'i rZZl JT v L'a ernment would authorize the expense
t i v, . , iuci xuiiicu iuiu.wuu.u won lu uc icairu
iui nrrijij-i. i casuu xj rvao ijj. tux 11 tl- tlt N
resiea Dy me temporary government
commissioner E. Thereupon F, the
'orth Texas the. snowfall mpflsnrsd
1 Inches with temnfiratiires ranffinc
pm eight desrrees below zero to a
" Degrees abnvA in the TilBatern nart
the State. Oklahoma City reported
6 heaviest fall nf enow in 1K ugra
h me lowest temperatures in dteat
;lue Rock. Ark., and at Memnhia.
"UU.. IhP hliio. 1 I v-
'"ions as to ransA street inv sft".
klA lsmi5sal of schools and brought
iramc virtually to a iitand-
Storm 1eaTriTir nsnr.iram fom.
-ratUres in its TraVa -ha nantr-
Pt63 to the rnnct nn
"u Dy the cfirm -ti-j ..u.,iin
atnq gei:erally disarranged , wit!
L - buying noura Jate ani m fMDme
. "vuuouug nas icyviiu
- wuit or fUei shortages.'"
HOME FROM JAPAN
wv i 1 1 r i j i. - M
ton UIT Jain i. Japanese
. urrviTi o- i x. i - i- m..
nt mission sent oy triea
iw; 'iauz'a. or Mexico, to japan
LieQ Purpose of neeotiatinir treaty
FraiiH11 the tWo countries, also for
ammunition for i Mexican
f r' arrived ; r
London, Dec. 10. (By Mail.) Lon
don suburbanites are beginning to
ask: "Which is forse, a bomb of a
When, they get the air raid warning
in the surburbs, the inhabitants there
of usuallly gather in the house of the
family with the strongest cellar or in
some communal dug-out. This is just
what the wiley burgler is waiting for
anu. scorning possiuie ouinus,. iiw lei
surely ransacks the deserted houses.
Washington, Jan. 11. Santiago Ald-
unate, ambassador extraordinary and
minister plenipotentiary of the Chil
ean republic here, objects to . paying
a high resnt and then footing the bills
for. repairs on the embassy.
Because his landlandy failed to
keep the premises in proper shape, ha
seys, he was forced to expend $1,034
aixd is now suing Mrs. Alice Hemmick
for the sum. His 'rent is $333.33 a
FOUNDERS OFF IRELAND
London, Jan.. 12. British destroyer
RacoOn struck rocks ;off Irish coast
Wednesday and foundered, it is an
The result of this test is being nwait-
But the great number of questions
arising with every board make impos
sible instructions by mail wthout great
chairman of the revolutionary com- 4, t4. " v trouble and the major is nopmg tnat
mittfie nrrpatAd F! Mow fnr rtnwn 1"-?.." at least one member of each local ex
- " success h ii ii it. is 1 1 in nil i nar. 1 1 cm n ne
of tho road for if it proves to be a' . 1aaoi.
j ix i - m j it j.- ii i i at least
the flinhnhet win the nrrpota reah a .-i,- j ....,x - . emption board will come here.
- ' uaeu wnu guuu results, tue tuei itua,- d.. j ft-irtnnn
in 21 hnnrs anrl how Ions- will it 4 tv.i j .4n t, i 1 Pou Offered $10,000
" o unjii vYim uuci l iuau Will lid v c uctnii 1 c-1 tpi-;i- . i wr.
be before persons whose names bo- lieved and it may be possible that they f wEn tC.C fnr ft.
gin with X and Z are arrested?" j will be able to take enough of the pr j 0 have not Tost hSe
Another is?: "A Bolshevik delegate duct from their mines to supply somwi CJL amS, h enort Uw
departs from the city of A to attmo of the residents of this State as well rtllcrH . cott1ets flnw tn, a
n 4. 1 A HIT T All iL.t- . n V'""&", uuvi , u u vs.a
a, ueiiiuuianu uuiiiei euue. a meiisiie- ao mi uicii u v 11 uccus, TtToit
vik. ueiBie leaves tue city r ut tne A"i iu.iue ttt uuiiiuiv iiaa iiut ueeii iflm(ll, u pnll who offered otia of
same timeto attend tne same con-, wornea m years out it is sua to con-.the sites fQr the cIty. was reA to
ference. When will these delegates tain a deep vein of coal and the only. t ?1Q 00Q in cash and 600 acres
start pulling each other's hair ard question now is as to whether this will f j Th goveraffint liked the
how many resolutions will they pro. . e suiiaoie ior use on tne rauroaa. 'j territory and the spjrit but .600 acres
i, tt', a or; wuold not sive ground enough an
uxx x x xl x neighbors of Mr. Pou failed1 to join in
x x -i; Bi"it w- the gift of land and the Raleigh law
xeo3 piit at oBduiuLi.1. uuramK .yer's offer went for naught. It aided
wounded forearm, the bone of which mighmy .in the other offer, however,
wa Diiaiiwcu uy a uuiBmcu ujr buiiio pg Mr pQU joined m the agitation for
unknown party, while Federal-agents Tucker farm aite, a spot of 2,000
Following are others of the satiri
cal propositions propounded:
, "An internationajlist writes for a
newspaper and receives 1,000 roubles
for each article. How many delib
erately false reasons for an immedi
ate peace, must be present if every gation of the affair and endeavorn- to
in una aectiuu are uiamus au iu vets u-1,0 Smith em onH Heahonr
such reason is Daid for at the rate ? : ZXl -. Tw .1 JI lines, and it tne camp 'comes to Kai
. i i i 1 1 u i hi i mm Mini hiiii i i i
of five marks apiece, assuming that
five marks equal eight ' roubles and
"A democratic conference progress
es at the rate of 129 resolutions per
hour, while the Germans advance at
the -rate of only ten versts a day.
Which of the warlike masses will first
rea'eli! As goal ?"
'"There re 8,000 - casks of brandy
in the depot at A, and the city's gar
rison has 40,000- troops. all teeto
tallers. How Ions will it tike the
teetotallers-to drink up all the liquor,
and how long will it be after that be
fore the municipality decides to de
stroy al alcoholic drinks?"
The newspaper concludes: "Per
sons sending in a correct solution
will receive, one minister-president's
eisrh it will be out -there.
reason ; j McDonald May Fly
or tne past rew montns tne piant ' . Charley Troy McDonald may fly over
auiuit u Vi ift.Bct German lines if the, Raleigh boy who
Tho Rpftnnn'' was built in 1910. 5-Tne
was 266 feet long and displaced 915 MINNESOTA ORE
tons. She was armed with one 4
inch and three 34hch guns and two
torpedo-tubes. Her normal comple
ment was 105 men.
X " .
4 TWO DEAD AT MACON
4 Macon, Ga., aJn. 12. Two dead,
three injured and property dam-
4 ago amounting to thousands of f
dollars resulted from a severe
storm that swept oyer this region '
late Friday. ,
S The blpw was followed hy a
sharp drop in temperature 1 ring-
ing he" coldest weather of the 4
winter. . "
Both deaths occured at Camp
Wheeler Marvin Harris, a wag-
oner of , the 122nd Infantry
Fifth Georgia, was crushed to
4 death when the corral of the j
Atlanta-mrantry ( regiment was
blown down. He lived in New-
I nan An tmknWn civilian was -k
Aia.Vrnmitei when ' he came in
conlact with a live wire;, while
HURLED AT HIJNS
Virginia, Minn., Jan. 12. Six out
of every 10 shells hurled at theer-i iant could be". destroyed would be by
most important in the country, has
been heavily guarded, it bein, feared
that an effort would be made to put
it out of commission.
Wednesday night Mason, who was
on-duty at the time, beard an unusua"
noise i the boat landing and went
to invest igate.. "Halt.- Who goes
there?" He called out. There was not
Another sound. "Come out of that or
I'll .shoot." Mason then called out and
as the words left his mouth there was
the flash of a pistol at the water's
edge and a bullet burled itself in the
navy man's right forearm. ;
Tm mediate search was made on hte
station grounds and in the .surround
ing waters for the man or .woman wno
fired th? shot, but no satisfactory clues
With the heavy guard on duty at'
the wireless plant at Beaufort it would
bp almost en impossibility for an
fiine to reach . -my of the buildings un
pen and About the enly way that the
mans during the coming year will be
made from ore mined on the Mosabi
ore range in northern Minnesota.
Mine operators today estimated
the 1918 production of these mines
at 45,360,760 tons, but 1,000,0-00 tons
less than ia the past year.
With the exception of a futile at
tempt by the I. W. W. to incite a
strike' the Minnesota 7 mines have
been free of al! industrial N unrest
since the United States entered the
war. .. .
tu aerial attack and' precautions have
been taken to combat such even
it was to occur.
4f X X 4fr
has spent his life in stocks and bonds
can get by the rigorous requirements
of the, -government
Mr'. McDonald has volunteered for
the aviation service and his applica
tion is pending. He is awaiting a re
ply and ready for the regment through
which the aviator must pass He is
above the draft age and his offer
With Connor Aycock aspiring to the
same heights, two Raleigh boys now
flying and two in training. Raleigh
promises to send a full quota of avR
tors to, dog the Germans on tne
A. and E. Water Suooly
Trustees of the State College of Ag-
ncunure anu iiiiiKineerin!? were in sea
ston here this week discussing the in
stitution's water supply, which is de
pendent upon- the city system,is de
clared to be insufficient.
. The trustees with their executive
committee , sat on the trouble ad day
longer than they had contemplated
The difficulty at, the College is that
,U is an abruot elevation above 'the
level of the city and -the -local stand
pipe is neither high enough nor of
capacity sufficient to' send to the in
jt1 stitution the water it needs, the mem
bers say The school is more man
0Tfeet above Raleigh' proper and the
difficulty of bull-dozing gravity is ; ay-
Whether this will result in a water
would not be averse to, having, poten
tially a drink or a bath.
5 Washington, Jan. 12. With eh- ''
tire South in grip worst snow : worka gyst of ,ta wn s.probIe-
and sleet .storm of winter, re- matical, of course, but the College re-
ports ' showed, that tornadoes ceived some money last year and -it
wmcn swept, tnrougn. eastern
Alabama and Central Georgia'.
' yesterday, caused death of 18. in- -Jf-
jury to more than 160. Wire .i rillC ATCl rTMWPMTTPJ'V-.
Petrograd, Friday, Jan. 11. The - communication today over great " J-TXX ,n4vvr -
Bolsheviki - newspaper Pravda. in area, paralyzed. Though today's tUl Ufr t I piv-l'tvlV
commenting on President Wilson's : sleet, high winds, chief caus.es J . ,
, Chicago, Jan. 12 Chicago is iso
lated by one of the worst blizzards
in its history. Its business paralyz
ed. The temnerature is 14 below
zeioi ; ' V
RUSSIAN PAPER CALLS
WILSON A HYPOCRITE
address to Congress, describes the isolation and little or : no dam-
resulted m larger cities
rrSlttciil as luq ubm ayuuiuua .
I : 0fXrn, wns at its ' height. i- ' American.' imperialism -and -as - the
the storm was at its neignt., L hmocrite nistorv has' ever1'
age resultel in
along South Atlantic coast.
. - . - . .
Whole Country East" of the
Rocky Mountains is
SEVERE COLD FOR
THE SOUTH TONIGHT
The Blizzardy Weather Movea
East-ward and its Presence is
Expected to Last Through
Washington, Jan. 12. The severest
cold wave of many years crippled the
country today from the Rocky Moua-
tains eastward to Alleghanies and will
move on to the Atlantic Coast tonight
Twenty; degrees below zero was1 the
rule in Indiana and surrounding tern
tory; while -the cold extended south
ward as far as the Gulf of Mexico, with
temperatures there ranging around 18
degrees above zero. Traffic through
outthe Middle West is greatly imnea
ed 'and coal shortage is enabling the
cold to cause muoh suffering.
A storm with heavy gales and tor
rential rains swept up from the Soutn
yesterday and last night causing spme
loss of life, damage to property anu
destroying wire communication. This
storm centered today over Ontario ana
was accompanied by higher tempera
tures. Following in its wake, how
ever, is the cold wave.
To the extreme Southern limits oi
the Florida main land temperatures
tonight will fall below freezing ana
the cold will be more Jin tense all the
way northward to , the Canadian bor
der. The cold will continue tHrough
Sunday. ;-. .- , .f ,
Food and ' Drugs Act . Ha ;
Put a Stopto fylisbrang
Medicines T V
Washington, D. C.i ;c Jan.' '.Itatf
years ago there was no ailmenfc,to:' ,
THE RURAL DISTRICTS
Nursing Service Must Be Es
tablished fo Conserve Hu
which human flesh is heir thatadmatSf
maker of . patent medicines did - no:
claim to be able to cmr& with "mcnv
that It escimiiil atmnat V,t?j;
height of foolishness not to parttbT'
xoaay. necause cr tne onerationoii
fho. ipa.A Tn-tA nA TVmm.. .
x-ouxai x-vfuu auu ll U53 AUl, V
ciiraYagaiH, promises oi cure aatv-
characterized" the labeling of the ptfr$
ent of ten years t ago have practical ti :
Iy disappeared from the preparations1': fl'
mat enter mterstate commerce. They. vT'"-
may, however, still ge found, in Jnewpj
naner' and other advArtf KAmAnf-a '-fha-: ;?H i
are not subject to the act. Tlie:"purflu;j
food law." as it is known, is CQnftfirnV- -a vi
ed onlv -with tre naoVatra aa: It la".'' i'.-'i
shipped ' in Interstate commerce. 5 ""5
one ouestions" the truth, of a''newft.a3k
paper advertisement of a- patent medv iv'j
icme let him read the label on thai y;
cartoon or bottle at the corner drug't:'
store. The latter will come nearerrilr
telling tjie truth about the medicih
' Misbranding, in regard to healing
value "of hundreds of alleged cancer '': f
cures, so-called "cures' for coughs; :,'
colds, consumption, kidney diseases; ;
epilesy, St. Vitus dance, and tiiwUke
have been corrected. This is told -faixr'
the annual report of the Bureau .of '. V
Chemistry, United States Depait-.;?r
ment of Agriculture, which reviet
the operation of the Food and Drugs fi" 5
Act in the safeguarding of the healtoiy
of the American people. ,i 1
The law requires the labels of pat5
ent medicines "to declare the prejsenft
of any habit-forming drug, such;, m
opium, cocaine, or alcohol, thus pre
venting the innocent development of .'
the drug habit. This provision of -J0j
the law is particularly valuable Jjt,
warning mothers against the usedf
so-called soothing syrups containing
opium. .. - -. .i . -;-;-7-t:
When the act went Into effect, . drug
addiction. , was. 'serf -present thatr
stances the remedy advertised : gol
forcefully by the labels contained the "
yery drug from which escape was de- y.
sired. '- " ' '';.";:..
- In 1907, the Bureau of Chemistrr i Cp
found that 30 soft drinks contained j$'f:
small amounts of cocaine. -Practical
Iy all of these were suppressed Thai
Food and Drugs Act is regarded as ' C It
having been an important factor in.Vf f
bringing agout passage of the. Harrv 5.
Washihgton, Jan. 12. Rural dis
tricts must have nursing services,
the Children's Bureau .finds, if. infant
mortality in remote regidns is to be
reduced and human life conserved at
this time when the nation's human
resources are being wasted by war.
Results of the Bureau's first detailed
study of the care available for ba-bies-r-and
mothers in, rural communi
ties show that .one infant in every
25 of the section observed failed to
survive, or that four per cent, of all
children die before they reach the
age of 12 months.
The bureau's first survey was com
pleted in a prosperous county of
Southern Kansas, bordering on Okla
homa. Similiar studies are in prog
ress in Wisconsin .and North Caro
lina. The population in the Knasas
county is widely scattered, ,but no
home is more than 20 miles from a
doctor, and telephones and good roads
minimize the disadvantages of great
In spke of these favorable circum
stances, the report records that two
thirds of the mothers had no medi
cal care before their children were
born, and more than one-third had
no visit from a physician after the
day of the- birth. Four-fifths of the
wives of farmers had to work for
large farm crews at the time when
they specially needed .to conserve all
their strength. . . . !
While the! existing death' rate is
comparatively low for this county,
son Anti-Narcotic law. which mora? in
effectively controls habit-fonnhig- narv A
Much has been done, the .report Hy
says, to control the indiscriminate ? : .
use of so-called headache remedies"
containing dangerous depressing
drugs, and of .dangerous cosmetics
making claim to healing value and
in. raising the quality- of tho sup-::
ply of crude drugs through the , ex-v,; ,
animation of imports. As 'a result: of
co-operative work with the Post ;Qf'
fice Department, a number of fraud ';;
orders were issued by that depart V' "
ment preventing the use of the mails ..
in promoting the sale of fraudulent ':
RENEW DEMANDS FOR
BREAK WITH GERMANY'
Buenos Aires, Jan. 12. A number ;u
of Argentine newspapers considei'jVi l
that the extension of the Qermajv
barred zone to include trade routes
between South America and-Europ , -is
an unfriendly act toward this ' V
country. Newspapers renew their de
mands that the government sever r- ? i
lations with Germany. J . ', ; -'"V.',' -
4 - , .;
s, : -.:
Russia will continue negotiations atv- a
Brest-Litovlsk' for separate, peace. ;
the report says: "The exrsting rate -V .rT5V
" " Bb: .u Clt :". iZZ' claraUon Central Powers that peace.
JiO.CUCJ' , 1U1, CLB Oil ai IUU1 XCStY-
holme says, Tf babies were well born
and well cared for, their mortality
would be negligible.' In other words,
there is no inherent reason why ba
bies should die in a community which
has all the advantages possessed by
this county country' life," healthful
climate, high standards - of i living, a
high level of intelligence about mat
ters of health and means wherewith
to provide for its mothers and ba
bies." In other States where . surveys are
in progress, it has been found that
poverty and remoteness, with the
attendant evils of which . maternal
and. infant deaths are a striikng in
dex, press with a severity unknown
in this Kansas county ; -
Nurses, doctors, hospitals and' con
ference centers, making available- to
air mothers and babies in rural coun
ties adequate medical - and , nursing
care, are ; .'declared (essential by the bu
reau. The Kansas county hasznade
progress carrying r out certain' of the
suggestions, but the next : step; ; says
proposals of Christmas day insofsr 'as .
they - affected Russia's allies -witlK' J '
drawn. Decision Bolsheviki to lcon-; ''X.
tmue negotiations is announced by '
Trotzky. . . ; . . . . (-0:'.;
Rylenko, the Bolshevik commander , .
fa-chief,-has begun campaign to raiso t;
volunteer army. A new force-ftefV'-?'V
xi. 1. ... J$ x ..i.t..r 'O.i'l'-iMftH
regeoise of Russia and against Ger
mans if negotations fail, but also to,V.
liberate proletariat of other con'inen a,
tal European cbuntries. .. M-ii' .
France will not join in the peace
conference at Brest-Ldtovsk Foreigk
Pinchot announces. She also will not, j
have peace negotiations with enemjr .!
until .they make direct proposals. -X
There is no break in the monotony,
pn the lighting fronts in the -yestiC? "
Raids' and artillery . activity still "con-,
tlrue. On the Italian Northern frpnt,?
the artillerv fire most intense between
Brent and Piave rivers. - '- ' - 'v- -. '.'r'-, ?
the report, "may well - be 1 establish
ment of a nursing service for the top
ral parts of the-oounty' -JK
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