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THE WEATHER Today?Fair. Tomorrow?Warmer; hjtht norlh winds, bccoininjr south. Hijhe?t temperami.: yesterday, 65; lowest, SI, NO. 4372. ERALD WASHINGTON. D. C, TUESDAY, OCTOBER IS, li)18. DE PATRIOTIC???* ttrwa?pt? *-* etfiiTTiBMrtly When ?sou hive fin ished reading yoar copy ol Tb? V. ?rj-hmjtt? Herald hand it tc ?oroe pe- n ??rh? ha? not svestn one Make ea. tory do double doty in wartime and help uve paper one cent i;,"":?:r?v..v..?" I i?-?ii'f. Tie? <ea1a l?RL?i? 27.000000 28,000,000] 26.000.000 25.000.000 22.000.000 24 000,000 21,000,000 19,000,000 17 000,000 J 5,000,000 J3,-3(W,0OC' .22.000,000 20.000.000! 18,000.000 16,000,000 14.000,000 ,12.000,000 11,000,000 9.000,000 7,000,000 5.000.000 10,000.000 8.000,000 3,000,000 ?,???,??? 6,000,000 4.000,000 2,000,000 UNCONDITIONAL SURRENDER DEMANDED BY PRESIDENT; ROULERS NOW FIRMLY HELD Important Railhead Recaptured by Belgians; Thorout and Courtrai Threatened LILLE VIRTUALLY UNTENABLE Last Stronghold of Germans Must Fall Soon, Rendering Flanders U-Boat Bases Untenable London, Oct. 14.??\ i t h Laon, the southern pivot of the Cern?an Western line, in his rands, Foch began today a wide outflanking movement on the northern end of the far-flung front, designed to cut the foe from his last anchor, Lille. British, Belgian and French troops attacked on a wide front and made progress everywhere. Details arc still lacking at this hour, and Field Marshal Haig's night statement sheds little light on what hap pened on the first day of this new drive. Lille Now ????>? ri. V iiofficia I report? lato tonight how ever, show the British hammete-l their way forward to th** gates Ot ! two vital strategic rail-heads: Tho rout and Courtrai. The latter lies fifteen mile? northeast of Icilio, the former only ten and a half milea southwest ofBiuges. The new onVn sive, therefore, not only has already made sufficient proarre.!?? to render Kille virtually untenable, but is a fair way toward potting a definite end to the ?'-boat piracy off the ?^landers coa?t. Ostend. one of the hases, im in imminent danger of be in* outflanked. The .''?tUtah tonight stand at Cortemart?. a little mere than fifteen mile? slightly southeast ?f Oat end. Brftavfi warship.*?? with th'ir powerful n.-\\ al guns aided the drive all clay by hammering the Ger man coast defenses. Both Ostend and Zeebrugce br* be lieved to have been evacuated aa at-tual bases some weeks ago, but untold quantities of material are still there; it would take many weeekfl to remove them completely, and the Germans have no time to ?see to that. t'ortemarck ?le* only three and half miles southwest of Thorout. and is on the Di ? mude-Bruges Railway. ?..??.-r?- Kel.ik'-M. Roulera, which jtas captured by the Belgian.?, in their recent drive, but had to be abandoned later, tonight (Irmly held by the allies. This town is an important rail junction E miles northeast of Ypres. A direct rail runs through it via Thorout to j ? intend, with a northeastern branch to Bnagea and Zeebrog;ge. From east o? Roulera, the British line tonight run.?* io a mile east of Winkel-St.-Kloi, which lies less than five miles northwest of Courtrai. ami thence to Moorseele, a little less than four miles west of Courtrai, to m front of Menin, another important rail town. FAIRBs-YNKS PUT ZIP INTO 4TH LOAN TALK Movie Star Does Climbing Stunts for War Workers. ''Doug" Fairbanks gave a moving picture of a ICO i>cr cent American trying to sell liberty bonds to beat the Kaiser yesterday afternoon for the benefit of about 5,000 employes of the Quartermaster'.??. Department, in front of the new State, War and Xavy Building? on Nineteenth and ? ?treets northwest, ? The famous film favorite appeared unexpectedly at about 4 o'clock, when the employee were taking their after noon recess. To emphasize hi.?*; re naarka about the Kaiser, he climbed to the top of a half completed struc ture ar.d, hanging from a scaffolding, talked to the crowd. "Don't le? the??? Gf-rrean hogs fool you,"he ?ho;,ted. ''We have got to wade right through them to Berlin and gouge out tbe very heart of I'russianism. We have got to put our shoulders to the wheel and our hands deep down into our pockets." "Let's lick Hell out of them," he finished, and hepped down from his perch into tho middle of the crowd. "Doug" tmAkc? his hearers who had purchased bonds to put up their hands and about i.-XiO hands shot up. At his seccud question, "How many were Sroin-g to buy more bonds?" the crowd responded a.i unanimously as before. At the close of his talk. Fairbanks obligingly '-limbed a loan poster sign for the moving picture men. The aign was newly pai..ted and "Dou?" took away a fair portion of the paint as a souvenir of his visit. EMORY WILSON ON ROAD TO RECOVERY Th? condition ot Emory "fA'lUo-.i. principal of e'entrn" Hir?h School, who iias been seriously 11! at Kmernency Hospital, ha? improved to such an extent that he ?va? removed >??.-?? r d?y to h? home, 3036 Fi;i?t;iith street northwest. Phy.lcian? .ay he prohub?**- will be able to resume his dutTc.? again tal ?rentrai High School ? three or four months. H!s recovery Is lars*!}? due te.tltc fact that ?e. errai l?!oa7??J crarufisions wore made. Hr. Rar.?.??.:?? Sp?ln-an, resident ph?,ctan uf Columbia Hos pital, was tbe llrst to cjive his blood. >!-ny other? voiuii;e*.r?*d. Karl Dunbai-, a tnilor, wa? one ot those accepttHl aner blpid MM liad fc?eo made. GERMAN PAPER SAYS KAISER SHOULD RESIGN Declares War Will End With the Emperor's Collapse. Of great .significance regarding in ternal affaire In Germany, and Indica tive- of tb*1 spirit of the people toward tht; Kai-eer, ie an official dispai' h from Zurich yeeterday. which quotes the Leipziger Volke Zeitung. Thia paper violently attacks the Ka istgr, rails /or hi* resignation and ?n end to the war. It naya: "The ?ar will end with the collapse of Wfl_ helm's system. He ie etili Emperor of ?Jermany and King of Prussia, but ito feels that he can no longer be what he has from the flrst day of his ar cession believed himself to be, namely, an instrument from God, and above all the head of the most brilliant and beet organized army in the world. What is Wilhelm I if he can no longer review the garrison of Berlin. He must feel that he ie no longer a Ger man Kmperor. We nre prepared for the loss of Alsace-Lorraine. We know that Alsace-Lorraine will be no longer included In the German empire, but on August 16 1S8S, Wilhelm II said: 'We will sacrifice our eighteen army corps and our -CJO&WO inhabitants rather than let go of even a stone of which wa?*? comiuered by Frederick Charles, my father.' " SCHEIDEMANN SEEN IN ROLE OF PREMIER Socialist Expected to Demand Dem ocratic Power. Amsterdam, Octfl 14.?There was a hint in late dispatches from Ber1t*i today that Phi'i*> t?cheidemann, lead er of the majorii y Socialists, looms up as a possible successor to Prince Max, of Baden, aa chancellor. The Prince's position is described in some quarters aa untenable, and Scheide 111.inn is mentioned as the only logi cal choice if Germany is to make good her attempt to ehsow a demo cratic face to the world. "Well-informed observers here, who know ^cheidemann, suggest that he J will not accept the chancellorship [ unless the Kaiser tiret surrenders au tocratic powers. While he has gen erally pursued a pro-government course during the wi. \ the Sociali;?* lender, it is thought, merely bided his time for the moment in which he can Issue a virtual Ultimatum in tbe r.ame of ir? mi-liens of hie party which make up the hulk of the army. Private advices from Berlin are that the Kai-er ie suffering from flta of mental depression bordering on distraction. A r/MM>rt pet stata that the emperor Is resolved *o abdicate m favor of his grandson, tlie 12-yeai-old son ol the crown prince. BRAKEMAN ARRESTED AS FREIGHT LOOTER ! Alleged to be a freight car looter and a member of a ?ans that bas ? caused the railroads at Voe country to pay more than JlT.CKXi.OO? in claims for missing merchandise. Julius Cea san Long was arrested yesterday by Detective O'Day, of police headquar ter?. Private Blasey and James M. McCarthy, railroad administration in I s pec tor. Iaong is 34 years of age and em ! ployed as a brake man on the Penn V- Iv.uiia Railroad. He was arrested \ In the Jersey freight yards, where he ? is alleged to have received a large I quantity of clothing stolen from [ fret-^lit era. He was formerly a brake man on Qh Uarttmo:?' H Ohio Rall i rond. ItorirX deposited fc-OO for h'.s appcar jance in police matti this morning. Hun Gold Hoarders .Are Exposed by Ad Ix>ndon.?Advertisements in Berlin papers of the fact that their houses had been robbed of $10,000 worth of gold trinkets brought down the wiath of the public upon the hM-Sf of resi dents of Berlin's Park Lane. 1,-etten? applauding the thieves, who hy their octr eiiosed the hoarders are publish?' ed io the parer* * "~~ I Text of President Wilson's Note The complete text of President Wilson's note followsr From the S<**cretary of State to the Charge d'Affaires of Switzerland, -d interim, in charge of German interests in the United States. DEPARTMENT OF STATE. October 14. 1918. Sir: In reply to the cor.-.; unication of the German government, dated the 12th instant, which you handed me today, I have the honor to request you to transmit the following answer: "The unqualified acceptance by the present German government and by a large majority of the German Reichstag of the terms laid down by the President of the United States of America in his address to the Congress of the United States on the eighth of January. 1918. and in his subsequent addresses justifies the President in mak ing a frank and direct statement of his decision with regard to the communications of the German government of the eighth and twelfth of October. 1918. "It mutt be clearly understood that the process of evacuation and the conditions of an armistice are matter* which must be left to the judgment and advice of the mili tary adviser? of the government of the United States and the allied governments, and the President feels it his duty to say that no arrangement can be accepted by the gov ernment of the United States which does not provide absolutely satisfactory safeguards and guarantees of the maintenance of the present military supremacy of the armies of the United States and of th? allies in the field.. He feels confident that he can safely assume that this will also be the judgment and dot ?-ion of the allied government.?. "The President feels that it is also his duty to add that neither the government of the United States nor, he is quite sure, the governments with which the government of the United States is associated as a belligerent will consent to consider an armistice so long as the armed forces of Germany continue the illegal and inhumane practices which they still persist in. At the very time that the German government approaches the government of the United State? with proposals of peace its submarines are engaged in sinking pas seager ship* at tea, and not the ships alone but the very boats in which their pas sengers and crew? seek to make their way to safety; and in their present inforced with drawal from Flanders and Frase? the German armies are pur-suing a courte of wanton detta-action which hat always been regarded at in direct violation of the roles and practices ef civilized warfare. Cities and villages, if not destroyed, are being stripped of all they contain not only but often of their very inhabitants. Tbe nations associated against Germany cannot be expected to agree to a cessation of arms while acts of in humanity, spoliation and desolation are being continued which they justly look upon with horror and with burning hearts. "It is necessary, also in order that there may be no possibility of misunderstanding, that the President should very solemnly call the attention of the government of Ger many to the language and plain intent of one of the terms of peace which the German government has now accepted. It is contained in the address of the President delivered at Mount Vernon on the Fourth of July last. It is as follows: 'The destruction ef every arbitrary power anywhere that can separately, secretly and of its single choice disturb the peace of the world; or, if it cannot be presently destroyed, at least its reduction te virtual impotency.' The power which has hitherto controlled the German nation is of the sort here described. It is within the choice of the German nation to alter it. Tbe President's words just quoted naturally constitute a condition precedent to peace, if peace is to come by the action of the German people themselves. The President feels bound to say that the whole process of peace will, in his judgment, depend upon the definiteness and the satisfactory character of the guarantees which can be given in this fundamental matter. It is indispensable that the governments associated against Ger many should know beyond a peradventure with whom they are dealing. "The President will make a separate reply to the royal and imperial government of Austria-Hungary." Acca?pt, sir, the renewed assurances of my high consideration. (Signed) ROBERT LANSING. Mr. Frederick Oederlin. Charge d'Affaires of Switzerland, ad interim. ln charge of German interests in the United States. 76 DIE OF GRIP IN SINGLE DAY - Highest Record for .'A Hours Indicates Crest is Not Reached. Seventy-six deaths from influenza were reported at the Diati i ut health office in the twenty-four-hour pe riod from 9 o'clock Sunday BJ-gfet to I o'clock last night. This is the greatest number of fa talities reported in any twenty-toui hour period since the epidemie ap peared in Washington. It is not l>c lieved by health officers that the e ils is has passed While tht number of deaths report ed showed a slight increase, the num ber of new cases were considerably lesa. Only 1.076 new cases of influ enza were reported at the health of fice yesterday, j::s less than the day before. The number of new cttsca reported Is not considered a reliable Indication of the progress of the epi demic. The authorities require I hat all physicians report cases of Influ enza immediately, but some of them rr*? too busy to obey the order, cvtn though willing to do ?>o. Ueapltnl Needs Help. The new hospital opened for suffer ers* from the disease at Kigtiteeiith street and Virginia avenue is greatly in need of nurses and hospital help o? all kir.ds. In answer to the appeal issued by Commissioner Brownlow for volun teers, more ?han 100 applied yester day at tne recruiting ? dice of the CONTi.NuM??? .T.AGB TW? AIRPLANE MACHINE GUN KILLS ONE AT MINE?LA Plane Yet Unidentified and Never Paused in Flight. Camp Mills, Mine?la. X. T., Oct. 14.?A private was killed and an officer and another privato were ? wounded, the latter seriously, ? ? . flre from a machine gun from s)? (unidentified airplane today ;is it flew over the <?mp. The casualties were: Private William H. Hall. ;Moleanaboro, III., shot in the head. Died in tlie hospital. Lieut ?. M. Lowry, lOt'.th sanitary train, shot in \ the arm. Private W. H. Bowen. shot ? in back. Reported in serious con- | dition. The airplane did not pause in Its ? flight, but, IreadVd south, and when ; last seen was flyin-e toward the ocean. Camp Mills officers expressed I that the plane was one of the ob I nervation fleet from tlie Mine?la sta tion, and that the firing: resulted ifrorn some accident to Us gun. They telephoned immediately to .the avintlon field, whose officers I could furnish no explanation. Other ?planes were at once ordered out to pursue the one from which the fir ling came, and word was flashed in all directions to signa; the plarie to 1 land. SEES RESIGNATION OF MAX. Frankfurter Zeitung Thinks Soli Will Follow as Chancellor. Copenharren, Oct. 11?The usually well-informed financial., orean, the Frankfurter Zeitung, cays today that- it -?a-probable Prince Max of Baden will be replaced by Dr. Solf. the new forei-m secretary. The paper adda that the Socialists view the prince a.* bindei'nt* the '-chances for ftam-? ?~? ? GERMAN REPLY HAMPERS LOAN ""resident Asks Nation to Subscribe Loan Quota f in Full. Germany's reply to th? President's note of inquiry lias in. no way di minished the vital importance of the liberty loan. President Wilson warned the people of America. In a statement issued at the White House last night, urging the na tion to subscribe to the utmost of its ability during the next five days. President Wilson declared that the threatened undersubecription of tht loan gravely endangered the vic tory that now seemed in sight. He asked the people of the nation to carry the loan through, pointing out that it waa the duty of every patriotic American to strengthen the government in the moat etx cient way now presented. Five Day? ?--?ni? Left. Washington still haa nearly half her quota to raise, with five day? left until the drive closes. This means that every effort must be put forward by patriotic citisene of the District to enable the city to answer the President's call. The District Loan Committee !? confident that the local quota will be subscribed?that the District o! Columbia will *o over the top foi the honor of the city and the na tion. With more than 1O0.O?O government employes in Washington receding their mid-month pay; with ?very - COaNXi?UJbD ON PAUS TWO, Executive's Decision on Germ?ai Peace Note and Reply to In quiry Blocks Parley. DYNASTY MUST BE DISCARDEr Wilson Scathingly Arraigns Autocracy fo Atrocities, Which Must Cease Before Negotiations. Unconditional surrender! This is the substance of President Wilson's deciiioi*. announce yesterday, on the first German peace note and the later reply to h ? inquiry. He makes plain that no arrangements will be considered for eith? evacuation or an armistice unless Germany gives safeguards and gua antees of the maintainance of the present military supremacy of u armies of the United States and the allies in the fie d. He tells Germany that nothing ?*ill be considered until she will draws her submarines from the sea and stops the perpetration ? atrocities on both land and water. DYNASTY MUST PASS. And he tell? tne (?crinali nat.on ?li?t ??> Vinai vonce ina? r expected until the overthro?? of llu? HolicnzolVrn d?na.l> downfall of lhe military autocracy that jilung.d ina ?hoir ?orld int wa.'. In addition, with regard ?? "??????-?< *?" ??: ? aciia'ion and a armistice, the President ?ays tin?., are Matter* ?ludi to the judgment a?d advice ot" tie militar?. ,?i}i-r:? 01 ?* Urne 'States ?jovernincn? ?lud the allied ffoa?*?? . This mean? that Field Marshal Foch. the aWir ?! (tenera ! Gen. Pctain, French commander; Gen. P? rshii-??;, ??????,.?? ron , mander; Field Marshal Haig, Briti>h COrnmaiseicr, and '?<n. I Va 'Italian coiiimander-in-chief, will decided urder .?li?t condition? it i German forces will evacuate, so that no strategical advanta be derived by the enemy. Figliti?? ??*?? Creed. The President's decision waa that ol a two-fisted flehting man who knows the caliber of hi? adv? , a*r) The following statement was mad*, by Jo seph P. Tumult>, the President's sec. retary, a few minutes after Secretary Lansing made public the historic doc- , ument from thr Chief Elect!tir?: "The government will continue 10 ' ' send over SMH men with their sup ! plies every month and there will be ! no relaxation of any kind." ! The President tn his decision haa< [ ended all danger of further peace of* ? fensivea from Germany, In so far a? , ? they might affect the morale of the ? United States and our allies. He ha* ; put the matter squarely up to the enemy. If it comes bark with coun ter proposals they will be rejected. As one official explained the Presi dent's note: "It is not a reply. It is his decision That is the end of it." Liberty Bands a? ? mi ?fen?!?. The American public, it was pre dicted, will show its approval of tne President's note by making its over subscription of the Fourth Liberty Loan synonymous with the words "unconditional surrender." When the President said "Force to the utmost, force without stint, and force to the limit." he meant every word he ut tered. I The President Indicates his horror, und the horror of the entire civilized ! world, arising from German atroc i ti?s. Peace l* out of the question. ' ho. says, until the*? practice? are stopped. i Hr pens a terrific indictment ' against the Germany of the Hohen j zollet ns and military autocracy in I de-acrtbinj: the hypocrisy of a pi? ? j for peac coming at a time when j cities and towns in Frane* and Bel l ginm ?nv?? the torch applied to th? m. ! when ovi.inn populations are herd?tl I oft en masse and enslaved, and wh? n j unprotected lif* boats are deliberate ly shelled by submarines and their pas.- e n ??ers murdered. ??Every Arhrltrary P*wrr." The mooted point in Prince Max's reply?the one concerninR the mak? - , up of the "present German govern ment"?is settled with the Prcsi ? dent's clearest expression from his | Mount Vernon address, when he de ; dared essential the destruction of j "every arbitrary power anywhere I that can separately, secretly and sf Its single choice disturb the peace cf the world; or, if it cannot be presently destroyed, at least ita re duction to virtual impotency." Thi? he follows up with an open suggestion concerning autocracy io the German people as to how they may obtain peace. He aay a: "It is within the choice of the Ger man people to alter it." The Vnited States and the other al'led governments. In other words. are not goinx to take Any chan< ???* in dealing with a Germany that might become camouflaged as a democracy. To paraphrase the Pres ident's words on this point: "We want to know beyond a per adventure with whom ?t sre deal in?." HaheMallerma Maat Go. If Germany really wants peace the Hoheniollerna must go Officiali would not be surprised to hear of the abdication of the Kaiser at any urna, or ?vet of a revolution thst would compel his abdication. Tb* Preaidtu; x*?fc-? that tbt uuh ' the war, ????.d taM tt aiplo-matir. '* 1o\. ? In having io the ??lied i-otamaitde ' and hie tn-no-i mIs th?? ?. c f ???? ? .-.-? s of ? ' r arni tire, the I*re*??*?,?.?,- -i.,,? v. whal?' fear there may have b- ? ?core Som?? military nwn ? think tha* O arma ? ? atlo.v.*d io r lrea-1 in oraVrly fa.??'..- ? t?? the Uh.? willi-nijt th?* lo.?.* of ni??, or m.-iter?.. v. nu id be in ? beucr pom.ion ?-nit -?cailv than h? .' an : .??. h** to ix Thi.- ?"tt ' "?*1-? fi? f .Mit era ted no that it is known that ?Military men and not a mixed commission, ? Prince Max of Baden, the Crm? chancel Im. aavRvatc-il? affli gem ??very little detail ( ?ari-ra.aar ihr ? ? ?? bar*?. Uiach concert uri ava a ar-ou^ed h the Presidents at a te mer t that Y would make a separate reply to th "royal and Imperial go\ eminent t A jstria-H jncary. ' whi?. h eut.mitt e a |?race proposal practically identici to (i?r many'*. His action todward Austria Is th next move on the checker' oaid c peace. The President. It was int mated, ma ? take advantage < chaotic internal conditions in the dui monarchy and arra nice a separai peace?on the terms of the altle-a and tht?, of coun-f, would hftatea tfe downfall of Germany aa a milita foe. The Presid-ent'e de<Hsion wa? hand* to Franarteli G-ederlin. Swias char? d'affa ir?, s, at .'? -? a clock in tt afternoon The Preaident complete il?* ti xt shortly after 2 o'-'lock. wie he had a final conference v, ith Se? retary Lansing, Krank Polk, coun s? lor of Um State Impart nient. Sec it-tary Tumulty, and Col. llous* Earlier In the day he mapped out hi reply in coiifcr*'nr,?a with Secretarle I -.?-m?:. Baker and Daniels and Co House. | _*? Tarkey He*? tear Peat**. T?rke y'a ????-rxpected hid to peace reached the State rVpartmen yeeterday morning through the Sr-an lata Embassy and coincided with th German note. The Turkish note mas delivered t th? G? evident in the afternoon an probably will be disposed of ?ifter th Preaident haa disposed of the Ao* trian plea. The text of the Turkiah peac* pie follows: "The undersigned Ch of Turkey, haa the horn inatrucltona from hia g requeat the royal go vet form th? Secretary of rnlted Stale?? of Amej-lca .... lelegrap that the imperial government requeai th? Preaident of th? l'nited Stat?a e ' America to take upon himaelf the tas of the re-eatabUahment of peac?. ? | notify all tielltgerenl atatea of th ? demand and to invite them to dek I gate t?lentpotentialH* to ?vitiate n< gotlatton*. "It -"the mpcrial government* (?!?t^ as a basis for the neco? the program laid down by Went of the Inited State? ?age to Congreae of Jam and In hia subaequent detrjj pecially the ?perch of "In order to put an ?eij ding of blood, the In goremment rexiueaU taken for th? ?mmej of a general armiatiij and in the air."