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The Vrll.iine \..
MONDAY. DECEMBER LO, 1917
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t. i,'r?.-r <a-w York I Within I ammutlnf l>l**ane?
Torrent of Rain Adds
to the Suffering; No
Change in Estimate
of 4,000 Dead
Ifew York Relief
Admiralty Inquiry Into
Dinaster to Begin
Thanked for Aid
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+?i*ued on Laat Page
Nat Wills Killed
By Fumes From
Comedian Asphyxiated in
His Garage ? Body Is
Found by Wife
UNION HILL. N. .!.. Dec. t. Nat M.
the comedian, died to-day i
?roii and Boule
*-Hr.l I W ..-];:T. luffocat
from hii own automobile. H
had invited ?r\. ?
him before hc wenl to New
? performanee at the Hippodrome,
1 o'cloek thii al'ternoon
aa <Iit .- ? |.
accommodnt ;nc the automobile. A
heater had been hurn.nj; in il a!'
Mi .*. III i ntered, and boltt
whieh cpened outward, behind him.
Hurplars who brokc Into the i?'.
week ago hud ihattered the lock.
Within a few minutes Mrs. Willl and
? Friendi in the houie heard thc
I i ?,
>"? nn hour had
nnd her I
and ealled him. no reply,
Ml.c. \ . : Mareui DonntHy, ?
. bor, who pried the door open.
the door flew open '
Willi fell outward Inl i
Apparently raalUing thal the
, ,,,. overeoming him, be bad ma
to reach the door, nnd wa
atrain-t it when death overtook him.
"When 1 reached the Willl home,
.hortlv before t o'c!ock." l?id Dr. P
Mttagan, at* Weohawkan, *
? ummoned by Uf. W.lla. "Mr. Willl
,?,,, b,.,.,. d*ad apparently for more
than .... hou, B? dtad
imrs of the c-xhau-'.
The actor'.s r.-al name WM _0H
Crath'Will*. IL ^s fottjr-fottl -'?'
old, and was born in Krederick- ,ur?.
Va Be WM klHWr. far and ?i* M
lUktag vuicabond than HM Wflta ??
ehmrMUr M?tf taoh I ?? ??
For Braveryon French Fron
I) C whoha* been nPti**g ** '
?-,. ha, ju.t been a?.rd.;d .
aid" to-day. . (h f00lnea?
tha Aieoa tronU
Bombs on Foe
Fliers Cut Swath of De
struction Through Aus?
Blown to Atoms
Five Teuton and Six italian
LONDON, Dec. 9 w ith tha troraan*
dona drive of thi .aatro-Gern in ln
on the Aala ? 1 teatj cliecked
for tha tlma bt ;rp. General Dla
inobil .- "n ,'nc
northern fronl for a -rreat counter
the i eom*
munic:i: n I l ? . .
n fllcra awoopod down over tha
to the rlfhl
.ng thc ma
NO TIME FOR AN ARGUMENT
[ of their giant Caproi
v.Hr. Tha Italian fleet, conaiatlng ol
? ? .,4;. iq-wdroBB, I
linei al tl
altitude and poure.i B lorrenl 0
\ -..(,, rtnui. rank . The
damage Inalli U d a?M enormoaaa.
whole Batitrtea Pawaltaa.fi
? i and
lidi ra litcraHy col >? bw?1 h of de*
I , )d bi the eneaajr, learing a trui!
I ind thoaa,
The raid arma rej
? - ba ba ing di opp< d.
inea. ln the coarae i
, rotion - the Italiai - ??
n acbinea whic ? ted to
break up tha attack, accoi
,),. di m ne) ."ii "'? aii U
.i ? i. '
: > UI1- |
More Atlaeka Kipeded
\\ [th tha aaporioritj Ital ?
poaaoaaoa otot tin- enenay in the air.
frfHjuent attacks of thia aatare
pocted in the future. with i;r.-.i-.
damage 'o ,nP eneniy'* hm-* nf emti
nanication. Hy ancfe taartica i.eneral ,
j ,1B_ p . iraecea d ia haa .
. uton operat ion i to a ?
of advance on th< a irthern front. To
ftfhting on both the A
fronti and i? ? ? ? ? ' 'hat thc
French nre now part n tha
OperatiOBI between the Brenta and the i
Piave, whtie thty took pnaoncrs yes-1
Big Guns for
Hindenburg and Luden
dorff Reported at Front;
All Railroads Congested
Cl N'KVA, Knday. Dee. " F**?M
Marshal von Hindenburg and General
I.udendnriT are both on the Cam?
brai front, accordinf* to ;i dirapateh
from Stiansburp to-day. Railway
throntfa thc Rhine towns hat
ln ( n eenftstad for several day, it ll
reported from this fource, owinc to
the How of troops and artillery being
ruihed through to thii front. No
eiviliaM are prrmitted to travel along
RhiM and the German frontier
AMSTERDAM, Dee. 0. A dispatch
ed here i'rom Berlin Mtjri that the
of the ProMlaa I>iet. in
v report saying that
the Britiah attempt ta braak through
thc Genaan line near Cambrai h.id
been tranaformed into a severe defeat,
,. iplendid n-ws Bill us afr-vh
thankfnlaeai to our mi?K
? roopi and leadere, and i lao
1,, lta-ep further proeeed
,- -. level correapoadiaf to the
British General, Clad
In Pajamas, AirJed
By U. S. Engineers
Americans Help Ward Off
German Attack Until
I T ? .*?> >!?'j*1 i-rera)
Willl Tlli: BtITI8B ARMY IN
FRANCE AND BELGIUM, Saturday,
Dec. B. An eventful week ended in a
!u!l, \a;th both aides consolidating their
<):ie of the latest stories to come to
n connection with the German
?wei p into Gouxeuucourt involves Amer?
ican cng:i;ecrs. The central figure in
the narrativc is a gallant British gen
?ral who was clad in pajama* when the
foe attackcd, but organued a handful
of men fal a eounter attack. All thr
Britishe.-i were killed except the gen
er;v!. arha aaaeoa4ad in finding a few
mon- "Tommies" and a field gun, with
whirh they were keeping tha enemy
;i party of Americans with
. 1 group of F.nglish orderlies and
eaeka suddenly found themaahrae cut
off and joined the -ftaafal'l band, in
gg thi- total force to seventy.
At the haad of this force the general
attaek against superior tiumbers
of rhe enemy and was beating them
when the main body of the British
force moved forward and Joined them.
44 Saved on
Admiral Sims Cables New
Details; U-Boat Picks
Up One Survivor
American War Vessel Sank
in 17 Minutes After
WA8H.NGT0N, Dee. '.*. Further re
ports from Virr--A.lmir.il Sims to-day
bej,'an to nafold thr? atory of the tor*
ptdoing of tha deetroyei Jacob .Fo:ies,
but did not loaai n tha toll of livea
lost with tho ship. Oniy forty-four of
110 or more oifieers and men aboard
are known to bava survived, iaeladiag
one unidentitied man picked up aad
carried otT by tha that
struck the blow.
To-dayv rtporta added to tha liet of
.le;ni Eaaign Stanton !'. K.lk, a young
officer avhoae name did not appear OH
the lirst roater ef ti'.e ahip'a company.
Hc died of expoaare. Tha
gava bo further detaila ef the eacape
of Lieutenant ('ommandcr Bagley and
the other .*urvivors, bul thty contained
the names of .scventeen of the rescued
iti additioa tn tho'; announced iast
nijrht. s> eretary Dan i i thi.*
Sank in Se4enteen Minutc*.
"Additional information received from
Admiral Sima to-day reveala the fact
that tha Jacob Jonea araa torpe.loed at
?i:U p. n;. on Dccemher 6. She beR:an
ft, aad Aaa ly sank :it l:St.
"Th'j inbmarim arau nol seen until
some tiaac after tha ahip sank. Thc
*ubmar ne then picked up one BUrvivor,
arhoi i lenl ?.. i not known. Tha do.
no: ao far from the Earo*
pt aa '??? il a raa indieated by th
i ? ? ? Harry R. Hood '?.ts killed by
thc exploaion of the torpedo; mx: ef
kin i mother i, Uelle Hood, reside. i-.t
i aata, <.a. Eaaign
S. V. Kalk died later oi cxj.osure. En*
?ign Kalh'i nan ? avaa not in the ro.**.-r
of officers pabll II
next of kin la hia mother, Mra. Fleta 8.
Xa'k, 1.7 North Porty-aecond Street,
' ? . N'cb.
??r... . , additional nam<
?arvivori bava ; ?'?? bringiag
the total aornbi t aavod to ferty-foor,
the man taken prtaoner by
ort,, ? tain little hopa
. :. which probably
. it improbable
nay bave eacaped aad Boatod ahout
on ra:'4* or arreekage throngh the
rvtved moeh aa
No Time frr I'rotertion
Bvery eloaaaal arorked agaiaal Ijbn
men o. the deotroyer. The report in
dieatea that the craft atamblod fato
ith of the aabmarine by anlucky
chance. and that the torpedo went
home ia ioeh a viUl apot that the amo
<c\ was RinkiiiR- even ^ thc "are of
the exploaion diej cut. Night waa at
hand There arai no I ma to make pro
rision againat the cold and tho aea aa
the crara leaped to the life refta. Many
probably died ? th GOBBOr llou.l ir,
the expfosioB or the -team bursts thnt
secretary Daniela araa al taa Navy
Department to-day aad pereonally re*
riewed tha aUtemoBta leaaed before
thi-y were made public He -howed
plainly the relief that had come with
word that hia brother-iB-taw, Lieuten?
ant Commander Ua.iey. wa* amon-* the
aavea, , _,.
The |iet of aarvivora aa inven out b>
tha N?4> Depnrtment includes thc fol
AAOAARD, HaieH vaaTBaaa, aaemaB, aa>
BAG1 BY, DerW Worth, Baaateaaaaat eom
BUBCgBi PMHp Ja.-ob, r.-aman, -?
CHAB-XaWOBTEf, Charlaa, L-atawain _
m.t*. ?*?! etase. . . _..?
CARTER I>?-''t R"y. hr-m?n. bat CUM.
CHA8E, Howard V.. i|_art*rm_-t-r, third
i IlilTUN, CkarMa. ftunner- mat*. aecond
I'OSSAIRT. Ji.--lli Arthur. rln-f yeoman.
CRANKORO, Cllfton, e'.ectrician, aecond
DC FOMBFT, CUtfOtd Vemon, rhief BBBO
,rlrian- , . ?_.
i.i'HllN. Kcstituto, mess att*ndant, nrai
Kl'l 11/.. Cwtave. Jr., -ruman.
1- \ r IRRROAD, Albert ImWm, seaman. ?-<
nr. .1 a
I t.N TON. K'Uar.l W_!!:irr. jr_man, sr-.-, rd
daaa. , ,
CIB80N, Harry I.oui*-. br-aijv.ains mat-.
aceoaa. . . ...
HAMP BoH MarteM. electrlcian, third
HU0HK8. Wiiliam I'enn. . nr.ient-r- mate,
HAN8EM i iri?fx?. appraaitaeo ??aa_a.
JUDGE, Patriet Hei r>. Ireaeea fl-?t -Jaaa.
LANEN, Cheat-rr H . .eaman.
MOYEB H rd A., I raaaaaa. third .-la-.- ;
mother. Hebaccai mmtmr, \-'- Kria Str-?t.
aVhit* Ha4/-*4. Tetm.
MA*(JN, Chaaiaai A., firrman. third claas;
aatWed nt Duatea. Mar.-h tt, I
father. Cbaita tf-aoa, Nf W-.te.-n Avt
nur-. Wrft i.ynr.. Ma-*
MALETZ. llr: ?; 'oaeph, --aman.
MARCHAND. Donat. ?eaman.
MKII.K, Kd4-?rd, -atrr ttT.rl. r.
PENNLNGTON, Brmaaat EL, hospiul at
t-i..lMr.t. flr.t claaa.
RCOTT, N.irm-n. lieutenant.
BTREEB, C'onrmd, trunner'a mat*, thirt
WOOD, T?it-II R-*d. elertritian. tbinl
The loliowitij- surv:vors were not in
the list of enli-ted per.onnel givoa out
Seaman CheetOf tt. I.-nen. erner
geacy addreis not giver..
Kireman Howard A. Moyer; mpther.
Rebecca Moyer, 4.1 Kr:e Street. White
, man Charles A- Mason; father,
Charlea Mason, 885 Weatern Avenue,
West Ljna, Ma.s.
Korniloff and Kaledines
Lead Cossacks in Revolt
Against Bolsheviki Rule
Germans Insist Russians Quit
Macedonian and French Fronts
PETROGRAD, I?ee. R. The Ru-sian
delegation from the front. whieh took
part in tl.e nrmi-tire negotiations, re?
ported to the Central Kxecutive Com?
mittee and the Soldiers' and Work
nen'l Council to-day. The terms for
the armistice were outlined by one of
the delegation as followsr
The Rtllliani proposed that the
duration of the armistice be six
months, with three days' notice of the
re>"imption of hostilitie*; the ar
miltice to embrace all front* ir. all
eonntries; no troops to be tram
ferrel; Mcon Sound and Moon Island
to be c-vai-uated by the Germans.
The (itrmnn.i make tiie following
eounter proposals: The armistice to
last uven'v-i'ight days; to embrace
only the Russian front; the transfer
of units less than a division to be per.
mitted; Moon Sound and Moon Island
to rcmain in German occupation; the
Russian troops to be removed from
the Macedonian ar.d French fronta;
Russian and Turkish troops to evacu- ;
The consideration of the report wai
Bolsheviki Denounce (J. S.
For Making War on Austria
Greed for World Trade Domination Makes
American Bourgeoisie and Britain Join Hands
to Keep Up Sirife, Say Editors
PETROGRAD, Dec. ? -Commentir.g
mi Preaideat Prilaoa'i message to
Congiesa, extracti fiom whteh were
pubiished in Friday morning's pnpers !
wthout remark, "The Army and Pleet
Joaraal" thla morning pietorei '?
icfl and Great Britain a*. determined '
. earry on the var in order that they ?
may tiiumph eommereially over all .
? i, including their allie*. It says: j
'Peace by means of war! This ??.
?;a?k under whith the American .
inperialisti- w.'h th Ir infl.imed appe?
al ? pesing. America declares
If the Implaeabl* eneiny of Aaa*
, tiin-Ih.n*.iry withoot BBy evident rca
von, withoBt any jnitifying motives
covetousncsi and greed. At the
! moment in whieh ' u-sia i*. pattlng
forth efforts to end the war Ameri- ?
can eapitatlfta, talkin^ with bap>
bypocrisy ef the borrors of war, gn ,
rtben the bloody terror :
\. riea and Qraat Britain desire
to have all coun'
they two will remain the iole rteton
ind over the bodies of thc millioni t
have been laerineed divide tho ;
Their bourgeois ar- dancing I
caaaihalistie dances over the ;
of ten million victims."
(alls It War to Victory Ref rain
The "is-.e-tia," tht; aemi-oflleial or
1 gan of the Soldiers' and Woir.
"This li the old refraiu war to a!
! rictoriOQI end. Wl .ire nure the
! Knippl BBd all the other German and :
? . ..n eannon kings an rubbing .
: with glee at hearing such
The Hohenzollerns and the
hnrgl BN rejoicing at the paasl*
bility now of throwing over to the
-houlders of America the responsibil
After 3-Day Battle
LONDON, Dec. V. A Lisbon dispatch
to-day from the havas correspondent
"After three days* fighting, the gov?
ernment, in order to avoid further
hloodlhed and tliscord in the army, de*
cided to concede the resignation of the
ministry, whieh was the ciiief demand
of the revolutionists. who were led by
Dr. Bidoaio Paea and Caloaeli I
Braaco BB I Alvae Rogadas. It is re?
ported that Affonso Costa, the former
Premier, haa been arreated at Guarda."
HADRID, I't-c. 9. Information has
been reeeived by the Portuguese Lega?
tion in Madrid contirmatory of previous
sdvieee that the revolutionary move?
ment in Portugal had been successful.
According to the legation's informa?
tion. the government under Premier
Cesta r"ias been thrown from power, and
Dr, Sidonio Paea, form.'r Portuguese
Minister to Germany. ha* been named
President of a provisional government.
Women Mail Carriers
To Work in Xmas Rush
\Sta? Carraapattdan oa]
w I8HINOTON, Dae. t. Tl.-* Naw
York postofflce will employ women let?
ter carriers during the Christmas ru'h,
it waa announced here to-day. In prac?
tieally all the other large cities of the
country women will be similarly added
to the government postal forees. Bos-j
ton is the single exception, it is stated.
In the latter city Postmaster Murray
reported a list of over 300 substitute j
men carriers available for the holiday
The empSoyment of women during
the holiday season as carriers, it wa* '
stated at the Postoflice Department. is
an expenment. If it proves successful.
it is prabable that women will be ad?
mitted to the postofhee payrolls on an
equality with men, aa far as tbe substi. j
tution is pouible.
ity of cnrrying on the war. But the
Mighty call of the Russian proletanut
arill soon be heard throughout the:
world and the awakened nations will I
:orce their governmentH tirst to an |
l miltiee ar.d then to peace."
' of thc newspupers aside from
tlu- Bollhevik organs are still not pcr
mitted to print.
The "I ve *:a" publishes a letter
irom tl.e former private secretary to
Mme. i athaiiae Breshkovskwya, tho
"Graadmother of the Revolution," Mal
Btkrilon?, in whieh thc aid given by |
kmeriean Bad Cross representa
to edaeatioaal work in Russia
il latarpreted as an*.i-Loiohevik activ
,ty. ihe BaKruoff letter declarea that
Mr. Ro ir.s and two other representa
. ot) Cro?s ealled upon
Bie?rikov.:ltaya and gave her
0 rublei ($60,000), with the
. for her cduca
...i .. by arhieh ihe financed
,:tr "Volyaa Xaroda'' and
d.aplayad American riims picturing the
"terrible arar of imperialUMa.**
Previotflly, the wrirer also asserts,
Mme. Breehkavakaya, on returning
from Biheria, eatered into an agree
ni"!-.: with lioseow eapitalista to urge
the poatponement until the meeting of
tha Conatitaenl Asaemblv of the con
? ? of the land division qucs
The editor of the "Volyna N'aroda."
in reply, states thal Mme B.-eshkovs
ki'ya i; at present abser.t from Petro?
grad, but arill soon return to defend
r" against "the unworthy attempt
- reputation reparding
rhe monctn-y aid advanced for the :
education of rhe Raaaiaa people by
thi i Amarieaa friend.-"
The Mr. Rebiai rcferred to in the
letter of Mme. Rreshkovskaya's for
mer private i tary is Raymond
Rohina, of Chicago, head of the per
maneat American R"d Cross mission
For War on Austria
AMSTEBDAM, Dec. 9.?The German
prt---i generally uses language of de
nunciation in commenting on President
W.l-on's nie?-age to Congress. Count
von Reventlow, in the "Tageszeitung."
ia the message proof that quite
..jj.it *. from the war on land it is a
Ba of the actual existence of the
Genaaa Kmpire and that only the
strength and tenacity of Germany will
and can prevail againit the Anglo
The "Tageblatt" says that the mes?
sage has raised new difficulties for the
fn?nds of peace by understanding.
The "Zeitang am Mitug" says: "If
Presiden*. Wilson so puts the problem
that there can be no peace with the
present Germany, then Wilson, to
gether with Lloyd George and Clemen
ceau. must disappear."
The "Rheiniaehe Westfalische Zei-.
"Wilson has surpassed
himaelf in ur.e.xampled shamelessness."
|| interprets the war declaration
against Austria as ir.tended to revive
the low ipirita of the Kntente countries
ut a moment when their prospecta were
hie "Demekratieehe Yolkszsitung
calls President Wilson "the protector of
the endangered British Kmpire."
The "Ntuette Nachrichten" says:
"No former President worked so re
.;?,- toward foreign questions al
President Wilson. America is now
trampliag the Maarae Doetrine in pur
? jancc of a crazy id?-a."
Tke "Kolnische Zeitung" says: "Only,
ear victory in Kurope is complete
will America come to rccognize that a
itraag monarchy in the heart of Ku- ?
rope means no danger for American de
moeraey. But until then we will be
advised to consider the United States
m an abso'.ute enemy."
Britiah Spare Cathedral
ln Shelling Cambrai
AMSTFRDAM, Dec. T. The war cor-1
n spondent on the Western front of the
/n. G...'ette" describes the Brit
lafc lombardmer.t of Cambria as having
?lamngt-ii i hout 160 houses, but as leav?
ing Ihe Cathedral ontouched, and raus \
ing only llight damage to the town hall.
The Germans, saya the newspaper,
remt'ved a'l the treasures from the
muv.um to Vittenciennas. whara the
precious manusenpts in the Munielpal
Library also were taken.
Forces Sent by Petro?
grad Against Consti
Kaledines Is Prepar
ing Military Stroke
Against the Gov?
LONDON*, Dec ?.?A proelamatlon t*
the Russian nation haa heen laatxed by
the Russian government announdng
that "Kaledin*-. ar.d Korailoff, aaaiated
by the Impenalist*. and ( onstitutiotud
Democrats, have raised a revolt and de?
clared war in the Don region againal
the people and the rerolution."
The proclamation add*. that the cor?
ititutional democrat*. and bourgeoiiie
are snpplying the rerolting generala
"with score* of million*."
"The Workmen's and SoldierV Dele
fr.ltr have ordered the necessary more-.
ment. of troops against the counter
revolution and issued decreet authoriz
mg the local revolutionary garrisons to
attack the enemics of the people with
out awaitlng orderF from the suprema
authorities and forbidding any at?
tempts at med:ation."
Petrogard semi-oftieia! dispatches of
Saturday reported that General Kale?
dines was at Novo-Te'nerka*-, where he
apparently was awaiting events. In all
the other Don distncts, according tn
this information, the power is in the
hands of the Soldiers and Workmen
and the Ukrainian authorities.
"In Soldiers' and Workmen'* circlea."
continue. a ditpateh in tbe Petrograd
newspaper "Den," "the opinion is heH
that General Kuledincs ha* prepared
for an armed demonstration. The gov
ernment is taking the mos*. vigorous
measures to repel him."'
"Yesterday," says another of tho
Petrograd r.ew-, ager.ey's d*patche?,
also dated Saturday, "a crowd of sol?
diers who were disobeying order* loot
ed the wine cellars in the Winter
Palaee, became intoxieated ar.d were
dispersed by armed force. The gov?
ernment ha* taken prompt mea*ares to
destroy all stock* of alcohol "
Maximalists Will Lote,
Declares Italian Envoy
WASHINGTON, Dec. 8. Tho Italian
Ambassador at Petrograd, the Marebene
Carlotti di Riperbella, helievrs "tho
real Russia" knows it cannot defend.
its liberties exeept by anna and by
lighting side by side with the Alliea.
In an interview at Stockholrn on hia
way to Berne, aceordinir to advices re?
ceived here to-day, thc ambaaiadof
said that the rapidity with which MaxV.
mali.m is sprcading in Russia is ex?
plained by thc fact that it addressea
itself to the uneducated maasea with
two ideas which they can easily under?
stand, namely, the contiscation of tho
land and prompt peace.
As these ideas are more eaaily ex
pressed than put in practice, disap
pointment will not be long in coming,
and disorganization among Maxiraa'lata
will then set in fast. The Maximalista
are doomed, be continued. to another
disappointment. They promi.ed a revo?
lution in Germany, basing their hopee
of a democratic peace on disilluaion. A
German revolution, however. is un
thinkable, the German Socialist* being
ot one with the imperialist government,
The present crisis in Russia will end,
the ambassador said. when the people
Dfromo disillusioned, and the Maxi?
malists are daily opening their eyea.
Maximalists Urge Ruttian
Divisiont to Mareh on Jatty
PARIS. I'ec. 8. Reports concerning
the difficult situation of the Rumanian
army are accentuated in information
received by thc "Temps," according to
which German reinforcement*. are
massing on that part of the Eastern
front held by tho Rumanian*, while
behind the Rumanian army Ma-imalist
aifitator- are endeavoring to induce
Russian divisions to Mareh upon Jaasy.
The chief agitator in the Rumanian
rear ia said to be M. Rakovsky, who
was born in Bulgaria but formerly waa
one of th- Socialist leaders in Ru
Boltheviki Accuted of
Yielding All to Germant
LONDON, Dee. 9. A Petrograd dte
patch from the Russian seml-orneial
news agency, dated Saturday, makes
the following announcement regard
ing the armistice negotiations:
"A mee'.ir.g of the I'etrograd Sol
dier**, and Workmen's Council yester?
day received the delegate* who had
been atithoriied to enter into pour
parlera for an armiatiee, who pfe
sented the.r report. Tho discusaioa
was postpor.ed until to-morrow.
"The bounreois press -M-euaee the
Boisheviki cf yielding on all pointa.
The Soldiera' and Workmen'a preea, ln
reply to these attacka, deelarea thal