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t German Troops Are Pillaging Cities 1
! f PARIS, Nov. 13, 4:45 a. m. American troops have
crossed the German frontier toward Metz and Strassburg.
' PARIS, Nov. 1 4, 4:25 a. m. Marshal Foch, commander-in-chief
of the allied armies will make solemn entries into
! Strassburg and IVJetz on Sunday in the presence of President
i Poincare and Premier Clemenceau.
WITH THE AMERICAN ARMY IN FRANCE, Nov.
: .14, 1 p. m., Associated Press. The advance guard of several
hundred Russian, Polish and Italian soldiers, freed by the Ger
' mans in Lorraine, reached the American lines in the region
of St. Hilaire today. The first group numbered 45.
LONDON, Nov. 14, 2:14 p. m. German soldiers are
, committing acts of violence against inhabitants and are de
stroying and pillaging contrary to the terms of the armistice,
according to a French official wireless message received here
. today. , ;
Thejnessage, whidij f.r.om. the, allied high command to!'
j' the German high command says that the allied command ex-1
pects the German command to take measures to stop the vio-1
if lations. If the acts increase, it is added, the allied command
j will take steps to end them.
GHENT, Tuesday, Nov. 1 2. Reports are current that
( German soldiers in Brussels have mutinied and are pillaging
: the city. Belgian advance scouts are now half way from
J Ghent to Brussels. Should reports of the mutiny become
i confirmed, a flying column will be sent to restore order at the
if Belgian capital.
. BASEL, Tuesday, Nov. 12 All the
'J Imperial power in German Austria has
I -passed to the state council which will
. retain that power until a constituent
I assembly has definitely established a
r constitution, declares a resolution
adopted by the state, council at Vien
na. The constituent assembly will, be
! ejected in January.
The resolution describes German
Austria as a democratic republic and
I an Integral part of the German re
PARIS, Tuesday Nov. 12 The army
committee of the chamber of deputies
; adopted the addition that was dis
joined yesterday from the resolution '
; of homage to the French armies, Mar-
shal Foch and Premier Clemenceau, i
, In the following form of introduction .
I later in the chamber:
"President Wllcon and the American
' nation and the allied nations and the
chiefs of state at their heads have de
served well of humanity."
t COPENHAGEN, Nov. 14. 8:52 a. m.
I ' Tho new German government has
been organized with the following
; Premier and Interior and Military
Affairs Frlederich Ebert. t
Foreign Affairs Hugh Haase.
; Finance and Reconstruction Phil
, , Up Scheidemau.
j Demobilization, transport, justice,
, and health Wilhelm Dlttmann.
1 Publicity, Art and Literature Herr
J Social Policy Richard Barth.
; Announcement of the members of
1 the new German government confirm
. previous reports that tho cabinet
"would be composed entirely of social
; iBts. The majority socialists who
: ' supported the imperial government
during the war, are represented by
; Ebert, Scheldemann, and Lansberg,
s while tho Independent socialists are
: : Haase, Dlttmann, and Barth.
; Herr Dlttmann was sentenced to
'v Imprisonment last February in con
i ; ncctlon with labor troubles In Berlin,
i '. He was released by the imperial gov
"i ; eminent a few days before Its down
,1 ; 'all. Richard Barth, formerly was ed-
'j itor or the Socialist Vorwaerts and is
;. I a member of the Spartacus or Bolshe-
s vk element of the independent soclal-
A i8te. It was reported through Copen-
hagen after a stormy meeting of the
FUEL ORDERS CHANGED.
; WASHINGTpN, Nov. 14. Fuel ro
strictlons on the clay products indus
, tries were cut in half by Fuel Arimin-
II "trator Garfield, today at the request
iho war industries board,
Delegates From Latin Repub
lics Greeted by U. S.
LAREDO, Tex., Nov. 14. The Pan
American labor conference "was organ
ized here today, the first definite step
toward the establishment of industrial
solidarity throughout the western hem
isphere. Preliminary meetings held yesterday
pointed out to the delegates, who rep
resent the United Statos, Mexico and
some of the Central and South Ameri
can countries, the vital part that labor
Is to play in the re-establishment of
prosperity following the close of tho
Secretary of Labor William B. "Wil
son, who greeted the visitors in the
name of the president of the United
States, and urged tho importance of
labor organizations', left last night for
Washington. Samuel Gompers, presi
dent of the American Federation of La
bor, Frank Morrison, secretary of the
federation, and tho executive- council
of that organization, are taking leading
parts today in the work of the con
ference. Committees will be named and work
outlined preparatory to a pan-American
congress which will meet in the
near future at a place not yet selected.
Before then an effort will have been
made to unionize the million or more
Mexican laborers in the United Statos
and leaders in other countries will be
urged to develop the organization of
unions in their lands, the chief induce
ment being a plan for reciprocal recog
nition in all the nations of tho Amer
icas. Zach Lamar Cobb of El Paso, spe
cial representative of the state depart
ment, who has been here several days
and spoken in the interests of the or
ganizations, loft today for Mexico City. I
MASARYK EN ROUTE HOME.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 14. Dr. Thom
as G. Masaryk who will leave Washing
ton tomorrow on his way to Prague to
take" up his duties as president of the
new Czecho-Slovak republic, has ap
pointed Charles Pergler, ah American
citizen, to represent Bohemia ijntin
minister is apointed.
WOMAN "TO HANDLE
FIRST AIR. MAIL, v
S Mrso-Harry Hartung Is the first
woman air postmistress. She is
commissioned to assist her Jius
band at the Belmont Park, Now
York, air mall station On tho
side of the mailplane is their son.
Mrs. Hartung Jjas tho record for a
quick transfer ofmail between
piano and. train, " " "
TO H AN OLE '
WASHINGTON, Nov. 14 Employ
ment disputes involving railroad tel
egraphers, switchmen, clerks, and
maintenance of way men, hereafter
will be adjusted by a new railroad ad
ministration board of adjustment,
number 3, establishment of which was
announced today by Director General
McAdoo. This body, consisting of four
representatives appointed by tho re
gional directors and one each by the
Order of Railroad Telegraphers,
Switchmen's union. Brotherhood of
Railroad Clerks and United Brother
hood of Maintenance of Way Employes
will pass only on disputes over in
terpretation of contracts if tho em
ployes and railroad executives are
unable o agree. Its functions are
similar to those of previously organ
ized boards of adjustment for the four
trainmen's brotherhoods and for shop
employes, members will bo named
The director general also authorized
the railroad administration's division
of labor, directed by W. S. Carter, to
consider disputes involving employ
ment conditions, but not wages, for
employes of the American Railway
Express company. This was prompted
by sporadic strikes, of expressmen in
the south aftor discharge of certain
The director general referred to a
former order specifying that no dis
crimination may be made against rail
road employes on account of member
ship In unions, and explained that this
applies to cypress employes.
Disputes are to bo referred to the
railroad administration's division of
labor only after employes' organiza
tions and the chief operating officer
of the express company have failed to
agree. Wage matters will continue to
be handled exclusively by the board :
of railroad wages and working condi
U.S. Meat Trust Is
LONDON, Nov. 11. In a discussion
in the house of commons yesterday
concerning the food question and con
trol of tho meat supply, the American
meat trust was criticized severely by
Major Waldorf-Aslor, parliamentary
secretary to tho food -ministry, said
that the trust controlled more than
50 per cent of tho availablo and import
able moat supplies which constituto a
serious menace. However, he added,
the inter-allied food council set up by
tho food controller and which would
buy in tho world's markets, was going
to be stronger than tho trust. It would
be able lo dictate to the trust If nec
essary and would be ablp to fix rea
sonable prices for consumers.
New German Govern
ment Say Property
Will Be Confiscated.
PRINCE WITH ARMY,
Former Him Heir Not!
With the Ex-Kaiser
But With Troops.
LONDON, Nov. 14. v-j:06 p. m.
Tho property jpf thctf.German crown .
will be confiscated, according to a
German wirelcs6 message received
According to a proclamation issued
! by the new German government the
entailed property of the German crown
i will be placed under the administra
tion of the ministry of finance. Prop
! erty which is not entailed but which
is personal to the former king and his
family will not be affected?
Basel, Wednesday, Nov. 13 Reports
that the former German crown prince
13 with his father in Holland are de
nied by a dispatch from Berlin bear
ing Tuesday's date. The dispatch
states that he is with his troops at the
COPENHAGEN, Wednesday, Nov.
13. The abdication of Leopold IV,
prince of LIppe, and Duke Edward of
Anhalt, are reported from Berlin. The
latter ha6 resigned the throne In favor
of his son, Joachim Ernest, who was
born Jan. 11, 1901.
COPENHAGEN, Wednesday, Nov.
13. Queen Wilhelmlna of Holland, ac
cording to the Frankfort Gazette,
wished to extend hospitality to the for
mer German emperor, while he re
mained in Holland. However, the
newspaper adds, as Holland itself
fears the corning day3 It was found
desirable that William Hohenzollern
should live as a private individual.
Committee on Public Inf orma-1
tion Thanks Newspapers for !
WASHINGTON, Nov. 14 Withdraw
al of all volunteer censorship requests
under which American publishers have
jbeen working slnco tho United States
went to war, was announced today hy
George Creel, chairman of the commit
tee on public information after con
ference with Secretaries Baker and
Mr. Creel issued this statement: j
"It has been agreed that there is
no further necessity for the operation
of the volunteer censorship under
which tho press has guarded from tho
I enemy tho military policies, plans,
and troop movements of the United
States. The agreement may be consid
ered as no longer binding, and the
card carrying the requests of the gov
ernment is herewith cancelled.
"The secretary of war and the sec
retary of the nav and all others-concerned
-with tho direction of America's
war efforts, join in sincere acknowl
edgement of the debt of gratitude ow
ing lo tho press of tho United States
for tho honorable discharge of a high
er responsibility. Without forco of
laws, and no larger compulsion than
their own patriotism, the overwhelm
ing majority of newspapers have given
unfaltering obedience to every desire
of government in nil matters of mili
tary secrecy, carrying through succcsk-
fully a tremendous experiment In hon
or and trust,"
Million Persons Will Die
From Lack of Food
and Disease. j
Released Prisoners De
clare Revolts May
ITALIAN HEADQUARTERS, Tues
,day, Nov. 12.. (By the,., .-iBociated'
Press) G. D. McLeed of Montreal, an
aviator and C. O. Young, of Dest
Moines, Iowa, imprisoned by the Aus
trlans during the Italian campaign
have reached the Italian lines. They
bring direct news of conditions in the
interior of Austria, having travelled
from Salzerbad near Vienna, after be
"Horrible food conditions prevail in
Austria," said McLeed today, "and it
is quite possible that a million persons;
will die there this winter from lack ol i
food, weakness and disease. The
country Is quiet now, but another Rus
sia may grow out of the situation as
soon as the troops returning from the
front discover that the end of the war,
has not brought relief.
"Scenes along the railways are like,
those on the battle field. We saW
bodies scattered here and there as a
result of men crowding on the tops of J
trains and being swept off by tun-
nelc. There were also bodies of
wounded men who have been taken
from Red Cross cars and left to die.
Terrible sanitary conditions prevail in
little towns filled with returning sol
diers. "What Austria needs is food. The
other prisoners and I arc alive only be
cause of food received from outside of
Austria. For three days a friend and
I had between us only a little bad
bread. It was about as big as a man's
hand. Five hundred newly arrived
Serbian troops are keeping order at
GENERAL HAS AN
Brigadier General Douglas
I MacArthur Taken Prisoner
by Mistake of Troops.
WITH TUB AMERICAN ARMY IN
FRANCE, Tuesday, Nov. 12. To be
taken prisoner by American troops
was tho experience last Friday by
General Douglas MacArthur, a brigade
commander of the Forty-second divi
sion. The First and Forty-second dlvi:
sions -were advancing rapidly that day
toward Sedan and in the region of
Autrecourt the lines of the two divi
sions became criss-crossed.
General MacArthur, who was at tho
head of the advance of his men, was
taken prisoner by soldiers of the First
division, who could not believe that
any Americans were ahead of them
Tho situation was explained quickly
and General MacArthur released. He
then good-naturodly went about
straightening out the line and tho two
divisions were soon fighting the Ger
mans with full vigor. Tho incident did
not delay the advance and by night
each divisions had taken its objectives
for the day.
BUTTER AND EGGS.
CHICAGO, Nov. 14. Butter higher,
creamery 53c at 60'c; eggs unchang
ed; receipts 2273 cases. Potatoes un
changed, receipts 88 cars.
.Poultry, alive higher; fowls 18c at
22c; springs 21Vc; turkeys 30c.
of 18-Year-Old Regis
trants to Stop.
CLASSIFY ALL ALIENS
District Boards to Be
Relieved of Consider
WASHINGTON, Nov. li New or-.
ders further-cnriailing operation of
the national machinery of draft boards
aro to be issued shortly Uy Provost
Marshal General Crowder. Stoppage
of all physical examinations In con
nection with tho classification of 18
year old registrants is likely, on the
ground that the results obtained will
be of little value in six months.
There are also many thousands of
foreigners in the United States now
held in class five, as aliens whom draft
treaties recently negotiated make lia
ble to reclassification. Boards prob
ably will be relieved promptly of the
necessity for carrying out the law in
District boards, which consider ap- j
peals and industrial exemption, have
only started thoir work on the 19 to 37
' class. Orders are being framedto re
lieve them and tho registrants affect-
' ' !
Field Marshal Issues Orders!
on Withdrawal of '
ALL "MUST DO DUTY
Expects Discipline and Order
1 From Officers and
I LONDON, Wednesday, Nov. 13
! Field Marshal von Hiudenburg re
mains as head of the supremo German
army command, according to a German
wireless message received here, which
gives the text of the message he has
sent to army commanders ordering
them to lead their troops home in or
der and discipline.
The order of tho Field Marshal
"To all and especially the army
group under Field Marshal von Mack
en8en (in Rumania), 1 remain as
hitherto the head of the supremo army
command in order to lead the troops
home in order and discipline. I expect
the command, stnffs, officers, non
commissioned officers and men to
continue to do their duty. This is to
bo made known to all the troops."
Appears on the
WASHINGTON, Nov. 14 Whito
bread made entirely of wheat flour
went back on tho well-known Amer
ican table today after an absence of
more than nine month. Householders
and bakers, beginning today, are per
mitted to purchase wheat flour with
out substitutes, the food administra
tion having withdrawn its restrictive
5 R I
General Pershing Pins
Medal on Breast of
Noted Frenchman. !
IN NAME OF U. S. I
Allied Troops Attend ;
Impressive Scene at l
Grand Headquarters. !
SENLIS, Tuesday, Nov. 12 General
John J. Pershing, commander' of th? ) jH
American forces in France, today con- lMm
ferred upon Marshal Foch, the com- Jl
mander in chief of the allied armies, '
the American Distinguished. Service
Medal. The presentation was made in MmM
tho name of President Wilson at the I
villa where Marshal Foch has his j
headquarters and was an impressive
A guard of honor was drawn up at
headquarters and trumpeters blew a 'M
fanfare as Marshal Foch, with General ll
Pershing on his right, took positions fl
a few paces in front of the guard. Gen
eral Pershing, addressing the general
From United States JJ
"The congress of the United States
has created this medal to be conferred j
upon those who have rendered dis- JH
tinguished service to our . country.
President Wilson has directed me to
present to you the first of these med- 'M
als, in the name of the United States '
government and the American army
as an expression of their admiration
and their confidence. It is a token of I IH
the gratitude of the American people !
for your achievements and for the lH
i great service you have rendered to our
jarmy. I am very happy to have been lH
given the honor of presenting this )
medal to you." lmu
General Pershing then pinned the
medal on Marshal Foch's breast and mm
the two stood with their hands clasped
as the trumpet sounded once more. jH
Foch Accepts Honor j ,lH
In accepting the decoration, Marshal i
Foch said: i 'H
"I will wear this medal with pleas-
ure and pride. In days of triumph as
well as in dark and critical hours, I tM
will never forget the tragical day last iH
March when General Pershing put at ,(,H
my disposal without restriction all tho V
resources of the American army. The
success won in the hard fighting by
the American army is the consequence
of the excellent conception, command !
and organization of the American gen- '1
eral staff 'and the Irreducible will to t
win of th'e American troops. The j
name 'Meuse' may be Inscribed proud- l
ly upon the American flag." jj
PARIS, Nov. 14. Messages of con-
gratulation and gratitude lVom Presi- ''!
dent Wilson and the American people i lH
were presented to Marshal Foch, Mar-
shal Joffrc and General Potain yester- JfM
day by General Pershing who also has :
decorated tho three French military .
leaders with the American distin- ji
guished service medal. , jH
General Pershing today went to 1
British main headquarters where he
will present the distinguished service HH
medal to Field Marshal Sir Douglas j
Turk Ministers ' I
Embezzle Funds II
And Have Fled jl
PARIS, Nov. 14. (Havas)) Turks Mm
residing in Switzerland aro informed i
that Talaat Pasha, former grand viz- I
ier and minister of finance; Enver I
Pasha, former minister of war, and mM
Djemnl Pasha, former minister of ma-
rlne, have fled from Constantinoplp IH
They aro nccusod of embezzlement and Sl
other crimes, according to advices re- JM