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EIGHT I U II THREE MILLION MEN WERE KILL ED DURING THE WORLD'S CREAT CONFLICT. THE NATION IS STARVING Russia's Present Conditions It Due To War Exhaustion A. J. Sack Says It Is Duty For Allies To Save Country From Starvation, New York. KstiniatlnK Russian cas ualties in the world war "at not Iphs than 8.000,000 men. of whom 3,0mi,iW)0 were killed and shout I.Ooo.Oim.i dis abled for life," A. J. Sark, director of the Ruhslun information bureau, de clared in an address before the for elgn commerce dub hero that "Una ilia's present pitiful condition 1b duu to her exhautnion from war." "She 1b lylnR In seas of blood nnd fears." he continued, "and. further, mil lions of her ieoili' are f.iclriR death, this time from starvation. About 'J0 Oll'i.OOO Russians will die this winter unless the alllrd countries render the unfortunate country Immediate help on a very prnnrous scale. "Russia has sacrificed millions' of her sons and all her happiness to Tnale th" triumph of the allied cause possl Lie, and at this solemn moment, of vic tory the thought of the democratic na tions should be deoted to Russia, and they should not feel any rlht of Joy and happiness until Riih'sla Is made again Rroat. free and happy. "After the liolshevlst tyranny Is crushed and chic rights are re-established, the Russian people, will again call a constituent assembly on (he ba sis of universal, direct, equal and se cret suffrage and the asKcmbly will define the constitution of the state nnd will solve Russia's main social problems. " YOUTHS LOST AT SEA. Six days in Tiny Craft Swim a Mile To Shore. Quarantine, La. Murray Humphries and Warren Aggregard, 17-year-old 111 loxl youths who were driven out to sea whlie making a trip from Gulfport to Hlloxl, and who swam nearly a mile to land, were reported to be recover ing from the effects of their hardships. The boys are under u physlcan's caro at Chateau Canard, a hunting lodge n ' i- her owned by Joseph Loiter, T'ic ) y explained that on easterly v .: .: d'i ,v Uieir small motornat out tu sea. The batteries became exhaust ed and th drifted helplessly without fil vr wt'.er except what rain they could feather until they sighted land. They swam nearly a mile and then walked to Chateau Canard. France's Klllei In War 1,400,OCO. Paris. French soldiers to the num ber of 1.400,000 were killed during the ar. according to a statement by the socialist deputy, Lucien Vollln, in the chamber of deputies, during an Inter pellation of the government on demo bilization. Deputy Vollln asked that the sol. dlers be returned to the soil and the factories without delay, and contin ued: "1 betray no secret when I say that the problem of demobilization presents Itself thus: Wo have 6.900, (o i men; we have had about 1,400,000 killed, while S00,00' recovered from wounds. We are going to demobilize l.llon.iHiO reserves, territorials and hcadk of families." Huns Had Planned Raid. l'arls. Information of a plan which It says the Germans had for a terrific air attack on Paris, is printed by the Figaro. Their purpose, says the news paper, was to use about 34 airplanes, which were to drop 5,000 Incendiary bombs containing chemicals, which would cause fires of such a nature Uiat pouring water on them would only serve to feed the flames. The second squadron of machines was to follow with ordinary bombs to be dropped upon the firefighters and crowds revealed by th" light of the burning buildings. Hun Killed In War 2,000,000. New York. When the total German casualties are published the nuiubc of dead will be about L'.lh'O.OOO, accord Inn to the Cologne Gazelle (if Nov. a topy of which has been receivei here. l"p to Oi-f. ll. the total casual ties rf ported were i;.0ilt;,Ttl9. of whom more than 4.7riO,0iO were Prussians. Tl:e total Includes the naval casualties, which were "o.oOO, comprised of more than 23.i'00 dead, more than Ki.000 mlsing and nearly 29.000 wounded. Estimate Plant Cct 63 Mi. lion. Washington The cost of th- great ih:;iLui!din !ant at Hog Islanl was estimated at ?(':!. linO.OtiO by Charles Piez, general manager of the shipping boards' emergency fleet corporation. He 6aid the yard, which has delivered one ship nnd has 50 keels laid, should be completed In 60 days. Give Wilson Address. Paris The French Federation of Cathjlic employes has presented to President Wilson an address express Ing respect for the president and ad miration for the American people. RUSSIA THANKS ALLIES. A'l-Rutiian Government G!ad Alice Made Huns Quit Russian Territory. l.:t.i:!i,:!.- Formal tl.ar.M f tV all Russian govTi.n:ei.t at Om.-k ? the vie toriu-.is a?-Mi 'i.iteJ inti.n; for tlu-ir action in requiring Germany to eva: uate KusMan territory is express e-d in a lalil'-griim receivf-d at t!.- !i ;:n ernli.issy fioin the acting i:iinl.-t-r of f ireign aff iirs at (itnsk fur trans mission to t!ie t-tate !'p:irt:in-tr. Aftr voicit.g regret that Uus.-ia wa unable to c.it.tinue i:i the war to the end. the ah gram Kays the Om-k gnvernment will accept with rratituri" any issslstance that t!ie allies will give in the regeneration of Russia and rie dares that Rust ia should not and sha 1 not remain in her preseM Mate, which "threatens the world with new and great commotions." "Russia notes with profound satis faction," said the message, "that her supreme efforts for the common cause hs well as her Innumerable and san guinary sacrifices have not been for gotten. Tho allied forc es have forced Germany to renounce the treaty of Hrest; they have obliged her to evac uate Russian territories and to put a s-top to the demolishing of Russia's na tional resources. The Russlna govern ment Is happy to express the deep sen timent of gratitude which has been evoked in the hearts of the Russian people by this act of generosity of the allies. "Russia, which Is aspiring to the re uiil'lng of her separated territories, pen-elves In th's act the hope of mak ing her voice beard at the peace con ference and to add her share of col laboration In the rebuilding of the life of nations on the new and unshakable basis of close and honest friendship. "Accepting as tho foundation for the reconstruction of Russia the princi ples of liberty, equality and true dem ocracy, the Russian government is confident that the allied powers are guided In their acts by the high ideas of humanity, equity nnd International solidarity, and will accept with grati tude their assistance in her efforts, to tho regeneration of Russia. Rus sia should not and shall not remain in her actual state, which threatens the civilized world with new and great commotions and which could deprive for a long time the people, already ex hausted by the fatigue, of the bene fits of peace as well as the victors of tho fruits of their victory." WOOD TELLS OF WAR DEEDS Maj.-Gen. Leonard Wood Says 89th Unit Captured 4,000 Boche Pris oners Without Loss of a Man. Kansas City. The 89th division, rep resenting many mid-western states in the expeditionary forces, was the first American unit to take over a sector without British or French supervision, Maj.-Gen. Leonard Wood, commandant at Camp Funston, Kas., who prepared tho men for military Bervice, said In an address here. "At last reports," Gen. Wood said, 'the 89th had captured 4,000 bocho prisoners without the loss of a man. A document captured by this division tes tifies as to its efficiency. It was an order from the commander of the Car- mans facing the 89th and said a new American division was before thun, fresh in service, but 'unusually effl dent.' "So far as the army Is concerned," Gen. Wood continued, "tho nation has been dry. Wo could not have accom plished 30 per cent of the work we did if it had not been. Our men In the camps always were fit and ready for work, due solely to tho fact that. the camps were dry." He concluded with a plea for unlver sal inllllury service. 45,000 Are Made Orphans. llarrlshurg, IV The state health department announced that In tho neighborhood of 45,000 orphans were created during tho recent influenza epidemic. PEACE INCREASING WORK. Need For Red Cross Does Not Termi nate With Cessation of Hostilities. Washington. The coming of peace has served to Increase rather than di minish the work of the American Red Cross, said Provost Marshal General Crowder, in a statement Issued In con nection with tho Red Cross Christmas membership campaign. "The need for the Red Cross," said Gen. Crowder, "does not terminate with the cessation of hostilities rath er are its usefulness and its scope in creased. With the war at an end, tho Red Cross must turn Its hand to the rehabilitation of devested. F.urope, not only lu the late theaters of operation, but In al! those fields just delivered from hostile occupation nnd among all those people who for more than four years have felt the heel of German op pression. To embarrass its activities at this time is to add misery to suffer ing." Balkan People Revolt. Amsterdam. A revolution han brok en out in Bulgaria, according to infor mation received by the Uikal Anzle ger from Bulgaria by way of Hungary vmcssa. venous rioting occurred here when e'eme, ts opposed to the bet man or the l kniine burned the iiti prison. Five persons were killed Kight hundred prisoners were released Germans Controlled Station. asc.iugion. .- lore man wireless stations in Mexico were under Germaa control during tho war. Edward Nally the vice president of the Marconi wire less company of America, told the house merchant marlrre committee wid e testifying In opposition to tho bill proposing government monopoly of roctln stations iu Mia I'uited Static P Earth Jjj I i I . ... r . .i . ' ----- -- - 1 E OF VICTOR OF THE MARNE IS MADE A MEMBER OF THE FRENCH ACADEMY. WILSON ATTENDS FUNCTION Marshal Joffre Delivers His Inaugural Speech In a Deep Resonant Voice That Filled Chamber Where Ceremony Performed. IParis. Marshal Joffre now la for mally numbered among France's 40 immortals. The victor of the Marne was made a member of the French academy last week. Promptly upon the stroke of 1, Marshal Joffre arrived at the institute, crossing the Seine over the Pont des Arts, accompanied by his sponsor, Gabriel Honotaux, and his aide-de-camp, Commandant Jouart. With the knowledge that President Wilson was to attend the function, act ing as an added attraction, great crowds gathered along the route, fol lowed by the marshal. President Poin care attended as a private citizen and fellow academician. Marshal Joffre wore the undress uni form of a marshal of France, having demurred at wearing the elaborate costume of an academician. 'It is as a marshal of France that I enter the academy," said the soldier, "and it is dressed as such that I, shall present myself there." V The marshal's well-set frame bulked beside that of most of his brother members of the academy. He delivered his inaugural speech in a deep, reson ant voice that filled the chamber where the ceremony took place. After reviewing the part played in the war by France and the other allies, Mar shal Joffre said: "However, so much heroism and res olution would not have sufficed had not the allied peoples taken part in the battle. It was in the conviction that they were fighting for right that the allied nations found the strength to sacrifice and the certainty of ulti mate victory. The power of these no ble sentiments have been evoked, in terms which are ever present In our memory, by tNi great President Wil son, while they inspired him to most generous action." Christmas Holidays. Liverpool The cotton exchange hero will be closed Dec. 25, 26, 27, 28 and Jan. 1 and 2. PARIS ACCLAIMS ITALIAN RULER. King Victor Emmanuel Hailed By a Great Throng. Paris. King Victor Emmanuel, ac companied by the heir to the Italian throne, the Prince of Piedmont and a small personal guard, reached Paris last week. A warm welcome was given tho Italian monarch by President Poln- care, Premier Clemenceau ana the other ministers ana tnrongs in tne streets acclaimed him vociferously as the procession left the station and went to the Italian embassy. Mother of Czar Says He's Alive. Warsaw. The mother of former Kmperor of Nicholas of Russia, who Is living near LIvadia, in the Crimea, has been receiving letters every ten days that purported to come from the former ruler, according to Polish officers who have arrived hero from Sehas'topol. The dowager empress and all about her are convinced that Nich olas Romanoff is still alive, according to information given the officers by a member of her household. Town Has Battle With Flames. Shrevvrt. La. Fire, which origl nated fro.n uu unascertained cause, de stroyed more than half cf tho busines section of Mooringsport, 19 miles from here, causing a damage estimated a $60,000. Kight business buildings were totnlly destroyed nnd ona other store was badly damaged. Fire fight ing equipment was sent from Shreve port to help fight the flames. The city fire fighters are credited with having saved the town. Mooringsp Is In the center of the nil fields oa Caddo lake. OFFR 1 mm IMMORTALS L FEB. 1 SURVEY OF THE PROHIBITION SITUATION MADE PUBLIC BY BOARD OF TEMPERANCE. 15 STATES HAVE APPROVED Ratification of the National Prohibi tion Amendment To the Federal Constitution Is Thought To Be Assured in 30 States. Washington Ratification of the pro hibitlon amendment to the federal con etitution by the necessary three fourths of the states by next Feb. 1 is predicted in the survey of the prohibi tion situation made public by the board of of temperance, prohibition and public morals of the Methodist Episcopal church. Fifteen states have approved the amendment and the amendment and the board declares that 30 other states, the legislatures of which meet next month, will vote favorably on the proposal for nation wide prohibition. The states which the board declares will ratify the amendment at the com ing legislative sessions are: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Con necticut, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Caro lina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Utah," Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, West Virginia and Wyoming. (Pennsylvania is classed as "hopeful," New York "an even prop osition,',' and New Jersey is "probably opposed." MAUI BRINGS IN 2,161 MEN New York. The White Star liner Celtic, bearing 2,227 American soldiers from overseas, including 1,259 wounded men and a large contingent of negro troops, dropped anchor off the Statue of Liberty Dec. 18. The Celtic was the fourth ship to reach this port In one day with troops, and its list brought the total of arrivals to almost 5,000 men. The transport Maul, with 64 officers and 2,161 enlisted men aboard, docked shortly after the Cunard liner Caronia and the Holland liner Prinzes Juliana had put in. The latter ships brought only a small contingent of soldiers and 3allors, the majority of their passen gers being civilians. Other heroes on the Maul Included Corporal E. E. Brook, a marine of Trezevant, Tenn., who, wounded, fought his way back through a ma chine gun barrage, only four of 56 sur viving; Lieut. Murray of Pittsburg, In command of this platoon, who was wounded In both arms and the right leg, being rescued by Brook; Lieu.. Ju Han E. Moore, Wadesboro, N. C, an aerial observer, whose left foot was smashed when an airplane fell 3,000 feet; Lieut. John C. Smith, of Phila delphia, a professional boxer, who was wounded In the head and breast from high explosives; Private William Har prove of Port Lavaca. Texas, who was c . hot through the right ankle, and Prl vate George Carry of Beloit, Wis., who captured a number of Germans single) handed. Aged Artist Dead. Yonkers, N. Y. James Renwick Bre voort. 86, prominent as a painter of landscapes, died at hi3 home here. Mr, Brevoort has been a member of the National Academy of Design for 55 years. Gets Relics Back. Taris. Bishop Magllone, of Berne, has received from Cardinal Hartmann, archbishop of Cologne, 20 cases con taining religious ornaments which were tiken from the diocese of Uheimes by German soldiers. Th will be sent to France. Eastman Gets Post, Washington. Joseph B. Eastman, of Massachusetts, has been chosen by President Wilson to succeed Gcory e W, Anderson as a member of the intep state commerce commission. PREDICTS NATIONA PROHIBITION FROM ALL PARTS OF MISSISSIPPI i Reports of Interesting Events Boiled Down for Hasty PerusaL Jackson Stock breeders from all parts of the state, gathered here in attendance upon the live stock auc tion and produce sale. Natchez News has been received by J. Charles Carson, of Natchez, of the death of his grandson, Benjamin Case Carson, who was killed in action In France, Nov. 9. Columbus A department of com merclal law has been established at the Mississippi Industrial Institue and College and T. W. Lewis, Jr., em ployed as Instructor. , Jacklon Twenty-eight hoys' agri cultural community clubs were formed In South Mississippi during the month of November, according to an an nouncement by J. E. Ruff, district de monstration agent Winona Farmers of this county, through the demonstration marketing department, under the direction of J. S. McKewen, last week shipped to market three mixed cars of cattle and hogs, two cars of hogs and two cars of lespedeza hay. Louisville, Ky. R. M. Carrier, of the Carrier Lumber and. Manufactur ing Co., Sardis, Miss., formerly of Louisville, was elected president of the American Hardwood Manufactur ers' Association, at, the closing Bession of that organization here. Jackson Mississippi will spend every dollar of her federal appropria tion for vocational work, under the Smith-Mughes act, this year, accord ing to Prof. F. J. Hubbard, director of the state vocational education board. This sum will be $42,971.02. Jackson An out-of-debt campaign has been launched by the Presbyte rians of Mississippi to raise $136,000 to finish paying for certain property purchased for the use of the five schools controlled by the denomina tion. The campaign will extend to Feb. 10. Baldwyn While a vault was being prepared for the interment of Mrs. J. S. Howerton, at Friendship, five mlle3 east of Baldwyn, a message waa re ceived requesting that the vault be made large enough for two, as her daughter, Mrs. Luther Roper, had just died at her honie at 'Parchman, Miss. The mother and daughter were burled in one grave. ' Jackson Of 21,892 grove trees and 202,378 nursery trees Inspected in Mis sissippi during the month of Novem ber by 15 inspectors of the state plant board, not a single tree was found to be Infected with citrus canker, ac cording to a report by Prof. H. W. Harned, of A. and M. College, secre tary, aubhitted to P. P. Garner, com missioner of agriculture and chairman of the board. Natchez At the annual election of officers of Andrew Jackson Lodge No. 2, F. and A, M., of Natchez, the fol lowing were named to serve for the coming year: Worshipful master, S. S. Black; senior warden, D. F. Mc- Carty; junior warden, H. P. Foster; secretary, W. G. Benbrook; treasurer, W. B. Abbott; senior deacon, A. B. Westmoreland; junior deacon, A. B. Bernstein; custodian, Lamar Lam bert. New Albany Friends of Rege Par ish, of Ingomar, Miss., are congratu lating him upon his safe return home from the front and eagerly listening to his accounts of the war In France. Private Parish was wounded In the fighting about Chateau Thierry and spent several months in the hospital in France and at Atlanta! Ga. He was wounded by shell fire and is crippled In the hlpB. He declares that he knows he has at least one Hun to his credit. West Point Two lieutenants and two privates were killed near Payne Field last week, when an oirplane sud denly dropped from the sky, striking another machine. The dead: Lieut. Alvin.W. Splane, Oil City, Pa.; Lieut. Fred Synnestvert, Pittsburgh, Pa.; Private Fred P. James, Litchfield, 111.; Private Guy C. Wells, Reynoldsville, 111. The two lieutenants, who were Instructors, were flying from Bowes Field, a mi'.e from Payne Fiefd, and In an inexplainable manner one of the machines, which Was about 100 feet above the other, went out of control, falling directly on the other. The four men were dead when-help ar rived, and the machines destroyed by Art. Columbus A posse, including Lleuts. McClaln, Neff, Knickerbocker and Wllburn, intelligent officers at Payne Field, and Policeman Will Wood, of this city, raided a stiTl in Monroe county., about 15 miles north east of Caledonia, ami, in addition to the usual equipment necessary to the operation of such an establishment, found about 250 gallons of mash. No one was at the still when It was raided. Airplanes from Payne Field have been succesfully used In locat ing stills in various portions of East Mississippi and West Alabama. 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