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Today?Fair. Tomorrow?Fair and warmer; moderate west winds. Highest temperature yesterday, 43; lowest, 33. TWO CENTS WASHINGTON, Moselle the Last Barrier Separating Them from Rhinelands. ARE AWAITING ORDERS Americans in Large Force Likely to Move For ward Sunday. With the Atrerican Army of Occu pation. Nov. 22.?(Midnight)?All that lies between the advance guard of the American army of occupation and the great Prussian Rhine province is the Moselle river, along the western bank of which thousands of doughboys are camped .tonight waiting for the order to cross the stream and enter Ger many proper. The only thing that is for the mo ment delaying that order is the tardiness of the German army rear guard. It is probable that the crossing in force will be undertaken Sunday, which will be an all-around allied cel ebration of victory and liberation, the .chief feature of which is to be French |Lentry into Strassburg. where three new marshals of France will be created. Still on "Frfiffc" Sail. A lot has been written in the last week about the Americans having crossed the German border and camp ing on German soil. That was cor rect only technically; historically and rightfully we have been on French soil, the liberated soil of Lorraine. Now we are about to carry Old Glory into real, honest-to-goodness Ger many. The German rearguards are slow, amazingly so. We have been pushing hard after them, but repeatedly word was sent back to us from German "Superior officers that they were un able to evacuate on schedule time. The clearing of Luxemburg by the Germans was particularly tardy. We occupied the outskirts of the village of Grevenmacher, forty minutes after the last German had left. Wasser billig. which is German for "Cheap Water", is another village we entered scarcely more* than half an hour after the field-gray soldiers had cleared it. The inhabitants of this place were Unusually demonstrative. Not far to the east we could see the long lines of German artillery and supply trains winding down the road on the other side of the river. All the vehicles are decorated with branches of fir trees, making them i*ok like columns returning from ^victory rather th-in defeat. The weather is ideal.* The dough boys are enraptured with the beau ties of the mountain scenery car peted with vineyards. Nature was in go ?d humor when she made Lux emburg. and the Yankes regret leav ing the Grand Duchy where the hospitality shown them was the most remarkable they have met anywhere. A*old* Delay. General Dickman is seeing to it th*t the Germans cause no unneces sary delay in his advance. Dot in ac cordance with the armistice terms a gap of six and a half miles is constantly maintained between the retiring Teutons and our troops. Americans at home complaining about ,he cost of liv*ng would flrd they are in clover should they spend a day in the city of Luxemburg. There shoes sell for 300 marks i$73); soap may be had for a dollar and a half per cake. Coffee costs CO cents a cup, and a small cup at that. Two slices of dark bread and two fried eggs may-be Had'for $!.7b The doughboys are having a great time doping out the value of marks and pfennigs. There is a great ?jcramble to change French into Ger man money. HUN RADICALS GAINING POWER End of Moderate Regime Seen as Liebknecht Wins Place in Ministry. Amsterdam. Nov. 23.?Dr. Karl Ueb knecht and Hugo Haase are men tioned in Berlin dispatches today as members of a reconstructed Repub lican ministry. If this is founded on fact it in dicates the radical or "Red" elements among the German revolutionists, among whose foremost leaders are both Liebknecht and Haase. have won out in the struggle with the moder ates. In the incipient ?tag* of the German revolution both men were mentioned as members of the gov ernment. but they were promptly ousted by the "safe and sane" ele ments because they preached class war and Bolshevism. If they are now members of the government it is believed the new revolutions in the coast towns re ported yesterday have swept away much, if not all. of the moderate re gime's power. SINN FEIN BLAMED. Cause of Ireland's Troubles, Says Nationalist Leader. London. Nov. 3.?John Dillon, the Irish Nationalist leader in a ietter addressed to the Cork Nationalists, says his every effort to avoid inter cene strife "is met by Sinn Fein in sults." He adds that it is owing to the Sinn Fein that the Irish cause is unpopu lar among the allied nations Meat $200 a Pound in GaBcia. .Hans Nov. 3.-The gravity of the shortage In Austria-Hungary may be seen from the fart that in eastern Oallcta a pound of meat costs l.(W? crowns, while a meal consisting of ibeeaa. brend and acorn coffee may be had at 2.500 crowns, a crown is * ceni* ln American money ITS. CASUALTY LIST 236,117; DETAILS TOLD March Gives List of Troops Returning and States Where Divisions Are. 250,000 RETURN SOON American Army of Occupa tion to Have Center at Coblentz. * Gen. March, chief of staff, an nounced yesterday that the total casualties of the American Expedi-i tionary Force numbered 236,117. The total he itemized as follows: Killed and died of wounds. 36,154. Died of disease. 14.811. Deaths unclassified, 2,204. Wounded. 179,625. Prisoners, 2.163. Missing:. 1,160. Previous estimates did not take into consideration the large num ber of very slightly wounded. It was also announced that Qen. Pershing had designated for return ote Uht yn-fiveoelLmyfort rdl uau to the United States, without date or order of sailing, the following divisions: Thirty-first, Thirty-fourth, Thirty eighth, Thirty-Ninth. Seventy-sixth. ! Eighty-fourth. Eighty-sixth and J Eighty-seventh. These comprise about 250.000 troops. Other units ordered home without specific dates are of Coast Artillery: the Forty sixth. Forty-seventh, Forty-eighth. Forty-ninth, Fiftieth, Seventy-third. Seventy-fourth. Seventy-fifth; and of Field Artillery Brigades: the Sixty-fifth and 163d. Will Give Notice. Although no dates have been set. Gen. March said that there would be ample notice of the home-coming and that certainly "no organization could possibly % >k into the coun try." Gen. March said he had cabled CONTINUED ON FAG I SIX. LLOYD GEORGE HAILS NEW ERA Premier Wants Britain Fit for Returning Heroes' Homes. j London. Nov. 23.?"It is the task ? j of the future /to make Britain a fit j j country for heroes to live in." said ? Llyod George in an address delivered ? today at Wolverhampton in which he : paid tribute to the glorious achieve- j . ments of the soldiers and sailors of j | the nation. "Human courage and endur- | ?nee." added the Premier, "haVe never in the history of the world ben put to such a trying and con tinuous test as during the last four years. All classes of the community 'contributed their full share to the ] great victory. Men who have made i the new world possible are entitled to their full share of its gladness, i Let us lift the old land up to such t a level that it may be nearer the sunshine than it has ever been be fore. "We must profit by the lessons of j the great war. The first thing to do concerns the appalling waste of hu^J man material in this country. The housing of the people must be -a national concern and must be under- ! taken and the next point is to deal J with the enormous waste of the re sources of our land. That should be an essential feature. There must be security for all capital spent on] the land, so as to secure increased | production." In conclusion the Premier express- j ed the belief that it would be pos sible to provide remunerative work i i for all. Hb appealed to the nation ? to show that its patriotism was not j yet dead. "Such patriotism." be said, "as 1 will enrich the land with the love J of her children." NEWCOMERS TO PARIS TAX ROOM CAPACITY All Classes of Visitors Overflow Hotels and Boarding Houses. I Paris, Nov. 23.?Paris is over-1 | crowiefl as it has not been since the j great exposition in 1900. Refugees j hoping to return to their own towns, now liberated, flock here by the thousands. Prisoners of war just freed from German camps, curiosity seekers, fortune hunters, charity workers and soldiers' fill the hotels and boarding houses to overflow ing. Last week the French line L'Espange brought sixty American Y. M. C. A. girls, tot whom only nine rooms could be provided. The rest of the girls had to hunt lodg ings for themselves. They found only a few spare rooms in high priced hotels where they were finally forced to "bunk" six in a room. , < Last Sunday night another party of 136 girls arrived from England, but no rooms whatever could be found for them so army cot beds were installed in the TT M. C. A. building. KEEPS U. S. BASE ABROAD. Naval Station Will Be Used in Mail Service to America. London. Nov. 23.?The naval station at the American base at Queenstown j will not be dismantled, but will be used for a transatlantic cable and aerial mail service in the near future. This service will be established as soon as it can be inaugurated. Food Supply Plentiful, Hun Paper Admits London. Nov. 23.?"We are better oft for food thia year than in 1917. There is plenty of grain and pota toes so there will *>e no food short age," writes a neutral correspond ent at KleL This only confirms the belief held in authoritative quarters here that conditions advertised In Germany's daily whine about the armistice conditions do not in fact exist. Out of their own mouths or thosu of their rulers and newspapers befo; e the collapse the Germans can be shown to have confessed to having sufficient supplies '.i> carry them through the winter. CROWD ON KING TO SHAKE HAND ;.\ ? Disabled Soldiers Break Ranks at Review to Show Loyalty. London, Nov. 23.?(Via British wireless service.)?An unparalleled demonstration was cnacted today^in Hyde Park when King George held a review of the "Silver Badge Men." who have served in the forces and since been discharged because of wounds or other physical infirmities. With loud shouts the men broke ranks withoiA orders and crowded about the King, and for a time gave themselves up to uncontrolled ex pressions of loyalty and devotion. The men were drawn up on three sides of a hollow square. The King, accompanied by the Prince of Wales, the Duke of Connaught, Sir William Robertson and other staff officers, rode past the first two sec tions. while the men stood rigidly in their places. When the ruler reached the third section the rank* were suddenly broken and in an instant the royal party, which In cluded Queen Alexandra and Prin cess Patricia, was surrounded. Ontbnrat of Afffctlta. The surprise was but momentary, every one recognizing the spontaneous outburet of patriotic affection. Hun dreds of hands were stretched to the King and Queen and Princess Patricia while other men rushed to the Prince of Wales and the Duke of Connaught to shake hands. Their outburst met with the heartlest reception. "God bless you, dear boys," ex claimed the Queen, leaning out to shake the hands of as many as she could reach. Some of the men wanted to take the horses from the carriage ao they might pull it along, but at this junc ture they were persuaded to reform In line. In an ad<fress to the men. King George said "I am glad to have met you today and to Have looked Into the faces of those who for the defense of home and empire were ready to give up their all and have aacrflced limbs, sight, hearing and health. Your wounds, the most honorable distinction a man can bear, inspire reverence In your fellow countrymen. May Al mighty God mitigate your sufferings and give -you strength to bear them. As your King. I thank you." & STRIKE THREAT TO AID MOONEY Biggest Tie-up in History Promised by Patterson of Labor Defense. New York. Nov. 23.?Declaring that all legal limits have been reached and that labor now takes the battle for Thomas J. Mooney's life entirely into its own hands. W. B. Patterson, of the Mooney Labor Defense, tonight said America was on the verge of the biggest general strike in her history. Appeals have also been made to British and Canadian labor leaders, and the strike may become Interna tional in its soope, it is said. In a statement issued tonight Patterson said: "The call for a nation-wide strike has been issued and is being responded to by organized labor throughout the nation. America is soon to witness the greatest strike in the nation's his tory unless justice is immediately se cured. For more than two years the labor defense, organized in behalf of Thomas J. Mooney and his co-defend ants, has sought plain, common jus tice In the courts of California and the highest court of the nation. Our efforts have met with defeat." MINE SANK FOE'S WARSHIP. Missing German Destroyer Thus Lost on Way to Surrender. London. iNov. 23.?The German de stroyer which was losti on her way across the North Sea to surrender to the British fleet Thursday was sunk by a mine, it has been established. . A majority of those on board were rescued, but a few were killed or in jured by the explosion. It is stated that the limitation of the speed of the German fleet to twelve knots?in ac tual fact, it was not more than ten was due to a lack of lubricating oil and fear that a higher speed would cause a breakdown of the engines. HOHENZOLLERNS TO RETURN. Family, Including Kaiser, Will Go Back to Germany, Report. Rotterdam, Nov. 23.?All members of the Hohenzollem family. Includ ing the ex-Kaiser, arc shortly to re turn to "Germany, says the Nieuwe Rotterdamsche Courant. The paper adds the Berlin soldiers' council has promised to protect the returning royalty. French Officer to Speak. Tonight at the Gunton Temple, Fourteenth and R streets. Capt. R. Arraand, of the French High Com mission, will speak on "The French Civilization and Morale." Mrs. John C. Klein will give^ an organ recital, and there will be special music by the War Camp Community orchestra. Officials Scorn Rumors of Split with Daniels and Baker. S SUCCESSOR UNCERTAIN Goethals, Williams and Hines Named for Rail Directorship. - There is a disposition in some! ! Quarters of offloial Washington to attribute the resignation of Secre j tary McAdoo to disagreement on his 1 part with the acts and conduct of some other members of the Cabinet. To those who sat Friday with Sec retary McAdoo fend heard him state the causes impelling his retirement there can be no doubt of his sin cerity or of his truthfulness or any thought that he was camofiauging. Nevertheless, it may serve a pur pose to record these stories of dis agreement. so that the public may judh'e for itself if a man who could I overcome apparently insurmount able financial and physical obstacles in carrying through to completion such a work for instance as the j Hudson tunnels would be either dis | mayed or disheartened by such com [ paratively trivial matters of admin ' istration. Daniel* Sfurnn Humor. I To begin with, there is the matter j of the revenue cuttem. From time out of mind th#y have been considered a necessary adjunct of the Treasury Department. It is true that now and again they have been used In the pursuit of sea pirates and other of fenders against the fisheries laws, but mostly and more particularly have been engaged in the work of boarding incoming vessels, guarding against and apprehending smugglers and in other ways enforcing the customs laws. Not so very long ago control of these vessels was taken from the Treasury and placed |n the Navy De partment on the theory that they were really a part of the coast de fense system. i Out of this rumor mongers ar? seek I ing to create a reason for Mr. Mc Adoo's resignation. To annihilate this rumor it was submitted to Sec retary Daniels yesterday. "There is absolutely nothing to It." j was his scornful comment "There never has been Any friction for any i cause between myself and Mr. Mp ! Adoo. We have been an<t isre aii flh i tlmate as brothers. As to the Vikirg I over of the revenue cutters, that was a matter of law and on it there was no difference of opinion that I ever heard of. Split with Baker Scorned. Another of the rumors that need killing is the one which represents that a serious dispute occurred be I tween Secretary Baker and Secretary ! McAdoo when It was decided to take over the railways for the period of I the war as to which should have con | trol of them. There is as little basis | for this as for the other rumor. Mr. Baker had all and more than enough on his hands in the task of creating and equipping an army, and was more than willing to leave the transporta tion of that army and that equip I ment to some one else more familiar ] with the details of transportation. That the positions of Secretary of the Treasury and Director General of Railroads are to be divided an4 have separate heads was indicated in the resignation of Mr. McAdoo by his ref erence to "my successor or success ors." but his reason for letting go of the Treasurershlp as soon as his suc cessor could be confirmed and for holding on to the director generalship until Jaunary 1 or later was not so apparent last night as it has become today. The Secretary of the Treasury draws a salary of $12,000 a year. The Director General of Railroads draws no salary for the simple rea son that none was provided for In the legislation authorizing the tak ing over of the railroads. It would be a comparatively easy matter to find a man willing to accept a $12, , 000 a year position under the gov I eminent. On the other hand it woyld be most difficult to find a man competent to manage the con CONTINUBD ON PAGE TWO. SECRET WAR i BY BREWERS h ON SUFFRAGE Evidence Before Senate Shows Underhand Opposi tion to Votes for Women. GARBLE NEWS REPORTS Publicity Agent Spread False Story of Prohibi tionists' Convention. j That the brewers actively opposed I woman's suffrage but as far as pos sible preferred to keep secret the fact of their co-operation with the anti suffrage forces, was established in the documents submitted to the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee by MaJ ' Humes, in charge of the investiga tion of the Brisbane-brewers compact and the illegal meddling of the brew ers in politics. ' In & letter to the Fred Miller Brew ing Company, of Milwaukee. Hugh F. Fox, secretary of the United States Brewers' Association, declared that it would be unadvlsable for the connec tion between the brewers and tho anti-suffrage forces to become public. "We are. however, in a position to establish channels of communication with the leaders of the anti-suffrage movement in any State where suffrage Is an Issue," Mr. Fox wrote. "I am j under the Impression that an anti-J suffrage association has been formed j In Illinois and that it Is a retail liquor 'dealers* affair. I consider it most dangerous for the liquor dealers to . become identified in the fight, as it will be used against us." John McDermott, manager of the organization bureau of the Brewers* | Association, in a report of the work in the various States, places the blame for the brewers' defeat in Oregen and Washington on the woman's vote. I The failure of the wets to elect their candidates in the Ohio elections of 1914 is laid to the opposition of the women of the State. At a meeting of the interstate conference committee in June of that year. Austin J. Doyle , reports: "Under the law that allows women j I to vote in the municipalities, the, ' spring elections in 1914 in the towns, cities and villages resulted vdisas-, trously. Flections were held in 2511 places, and no less than 154, wet be-1 , fore, were voted dry through the women's vote. There was no material. 1 change in the vote of the men." Foutcht Suffrage Secretly. . The aid of the National Brewers" Association tn fighting the' suffrage amendment In Iowa was sought by Henry Thuenen, secretary of the Iowa State Association. "The first battle," Mr. Thuenen de ! clares, "that will be fought in the State will be the woman's suffrage I amendment. Our defeat in this would make a fight on constitutional pro hibition very difficult. We are of the opinion that the amendment can be defeated, although we believe that the liquor interests should not be known as the contending forces against the amendment." ' An address of Mrs. Florence D. RRichards of Columbus, Ohio, in which she makes the statement. "When women walk t o the polls, goodbye, Mr. Booze," was quoted in a report of the Anti-Saloon League Convention at Atlantic City in 1S*13 by Miss I. T. Martin, special "In vestigator" of the brewers associa tion. Miss Martin, the absconding sec retary of the First Conference of Catholic Prohibitionists, in Niagara Falls in 1914. reports the success of her efforts to upset the convention j and garble the accounts given to . the press. "The mayor of Westerviile, Ohio, attending the convention, called up | on the mayor of Atlantic City and ; during the interview the latter of j ficial said, "With no saloons we havn't much need for a police force." ? The Atlantic City Union printed this story but I think I succeeded in : keeping it off the wire. The state ment sent out only quoted the At lantic City mayor as saying that j arrests for drunkeness had in i creased since the Anti-Saloon hosts ? had reached the resort." Miss Martin explains in her re ' port the methods used to prevent CONTINUED ON PAGE TWO. Scarcity of Food Forecast by Citizens9 Council of D. C. The Citizens' Food Council of the District of Columbia, . after a careful survey of the present food situation, believes its duty is to inform the public without delay of the result of its investigation. As everyone should know, the whole civilized world, ex cepting the western hemisphere, is literally hungry, and many populous countries are on the verge of actual starvation. The gigantic burden of feeding the world has devolved largely upon the United States, and the task has been taken up cheerfully and without hesitation, as a part of our contribution to the cause of world democracy. The best information is that this drain upon our resources will create an unprecedented scarcity of food during the next year, and we believe it proper to warn the people of the Dis trict of Columbia of the seriousness of the prospect, and urge upon every individual, and especially upon every organized body of citizcns, the necessity of prompt and effective steps to meet the needs of the time. Conservation to the point of economy bordering upon fru gality will be the highest patriotism. Not an ounce of food should be wasted, nor used needlessly. Every shipload of food stuffs which we save and send to the ^utside world will be proof of our Voad' humanity and love for our fellow men, and will be a stabilizing influence in helping the sorely distressed peoples of Europe in their effort to return to normal life. VVc urge upon the citizens of the District of Columbia im mediate and effective co-operation with the Food Administra tion, and espetially do we urge upon all civic bodies the im portance of a thorough, organized effort in this work. THE CITIZENS' FOOD COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. London. Nov. 2S.-"We crossed the Ourthe River south of Bomal." ?ay? Field Marshal Halg in a statement to night, telllnc of the progress of the British army's march t? the Rhine. | ??The enemy left 600 guns behind, also | airplanes and rolling atock." ( Haig's announcement shows the British right wing, which passed Na mur, stands now less than twenty two miles west of the German fron tier in the Malmedy region. It is seventy-five miles from Cologne, on the Rhine, the ultimate object of the British army of occupation. The British center and left are between llfty and sixty miles from Cologne. SOUGHTWRECK FOR ARMISTICE Ludendorff Clique Made Desperate Eleventh Hour Stand. Paris, Nov. 23-Details are begin ning to cogie out of Germany about the armistice negotiations at Foch's headquarters, showing that in the eleventh hour Ludendorff and his Junkerist militarist friends tried des perately to wreck them. Dr. Mathlas Erzberger. the Centrist leader and civilian head of the German armistice commission, it row appears, assumed full responsibility for Germany's ac ceptance of Foch s terms and refused to let the generals "butt in." I The Petit I'arisien learns from its Zurich correspondent that Erzberger | in a speech to the Centrist party com I mitteo said: | "The result of our negotiations witn I Foch resulted as favorably for 'many a* could be expected " He j I added. the dispatch says, that he had refused to submit the terms to Gen. von Gundel for final sanction, "as | Ludendorff wished me to do." Instead t Erzberger said he had claimed full; powers for himself upou Hindenburg-? j authority. The fl^ld marshal later congratu lated Erzberger on his course, the Centrist leader stated. , FRENCH WOMEN SPURN APPEAL German Plea for Leniency1 in Armistice Terms Falls on Deaf Ears. The women of France have answer ed the appeal of German women for leniency in the armistice terms im posed on that nation by the allies and j the United States with a statement ! that recalls the silence of German ' women during that long period of | frightfulness by their sons, husbands j and brothers. J An official dispatch from France t-yesterday says this is the unanimous j answer of the National Council of (French Women, to whom the plea was addressed; i "Our indignant protestations against the deportation of women and girls. I alluding to the vicissitudes of history land adjuring all women to Join us so Jas not to deprive themselves forever of the right of Invoking right and I justice had no echo. Why' should we Intervene today against conditions 'which have but one object: to render | impossible the recommencing of the j war. Our pity is first for the inno |cent victims, for our wretched prison i ers. whose number has been so sadly I reduced owing to typhus and famine. I for our reconquered populations' trou bles and for those who were ill I treated with such hatred. Let Ger 1 man women remember^ and they will understand our silence." U. S. FORCES OVERSEAS FED ON CANNED DIET Little Food Shipped to Army Spoiled or Wasted. Little food shipped abroad for the American Expeditionary Forces has spoiled or been wasted, according to reports received yesterday by the War Department. Army officers point out that in feeding ihe 2.000,000 Americans in France he United States has de pended almost entirely upon canned foods. It Is said that the entire war | zone is littered with empty food cans. All meats are canned. Includ ing corn beef, fresh roast beef, 'hash, salmon, sardines and bacon. All the moisture is taken from potatoes by what is known as de hydration. the same process being used in preparing beans and reas_ Jam. coffee, sugar salt, evaporated milk and sweet chocolate are the principal items of the field nations Dried fruit has been alternated with Jajn. Seek More Recruits For District Guard An urgent call is made by cruiting committee of the Military Service I^gi-n of the DistrictI of Co I lumbia to men who haveln the P?t 'served in the regular army orn.v I of the United States, the National 'Guard of the several States a"d ! District of Columbia and members of anv former independent military or ganlzat? to join the "Old Guard." 8 Th? organization will meet ever, Tuesdav evening at 8 o clock at the National Guard Afmory. Us purpose lis to form a company of distinctive honor men to aid the new National : Guard which is now being organized under the supervision t>f Brig. Gen. 11:. D. Simms. , Application Manka ran be "Gained from any member of^ the Military ' Service legion of the District of Co lumbia. Berlin Disowned by Soutk. I London. Nov. J3.-The South German governments have resolved according to a dispatch from Munich, that the Berlin government shall not be al lowed to treat In their name at the I peace conference. SENATE MAKES MORE SLASHES IN TAX BILL Rate Cutting Goes on in Ef fort to Reduce Revenue to Six Billions. SPLIT ON M'ADOO PLAN G. 0. P. Opposition May j Delay Passage of Measure Until Next Session. More cute in the tax rates pre viously agreed upon for the reve nue bill were- made by the Senate Finance Committee yesterday. The committee is going through the bill section by section slashing the rates wherever possible In order to | bring the total yield down to the I $6,0u0.000,000 figure. Reductions made yesterday in cluded a cut in the tax on brokers from $100 to $40. The tax on cus tomhouse and ship brokers was cut from $50 to $40. The circus tax was cut from $200 to $100. anil the 5 per cent tax on cosmetics and perfumes was transferred from the f purchaser to the manufacturer. This change alone, it is said, will reduce the revenue from this source by one-half. The bill of 2 cents on each bank check was eliminated entirely from the bill. The committee has al- j ways felt that this tax would prove unpopular and was not at all re i luctant to vote to remove the tax I from the bilL Delay Is Foresee*, The controversy between the Repub lican and l>emocrat?c Senator* over the proposal of Secretary McAdoo that this year's bill should fix thej maximum for next year's bill at $4,000 I 000.000 remains unsettled. Republicans apparently are unwilling to agree to a bill which contains such a provision. I upon the ground that it might handi I cap them in their legislation when they take control of Congress. Their j opposition may even lead to a fattur* to enact any bill at all at the short j session of Congress, so that an extra ! session would have to be called in order to fix the rates for the WIS* col lections. j Some of the Democratic Senators j say they would not be at all sur I prised If it should be found impos ' sibls to get any bill through at the short session. Representative Hull, of Tennessee, who Is the House expert on all In come tax matters, be neve* thst the Republican Senators who a*~e blocking Secretary McAdoo's plan entirely mis understand the nature and purpose of It. He Issued s statement yesterday In which he saJd thst an adjustment of the tax rates so as to effect a re duction to $4,000,000,000 for the fiscal year, ending June 30. 1920. has no I CONTINTn) ON* PAGE SIX. RUSS OFFICERS ! SLAIN BY REDS 500 Massacred According to Schedule Planned by Bolsheviki. Dispatches to the State Department late yesterday from Stockholm statea j that the Swedish newbpaper at Mel | singfors had received a dispatch from Pctrograd saying that the Bolshevist | elements are conducting a reign ot J terror and have murdered 500 former I army officers. It is stated thai the j interned foreigners in Petrograd are 1 In a precarious situation. No Amerl ' cans are in Petrograd. according to ; United States officials here. j The advices relating to the whole sale massacres In the streets of <Pet ' rograd were forwarded by the Pet i rograd correspondent of the news ? paper Turun Sanomat published at ! Helsinsfore. It is indicated that at ! fairs are going from bad to worse 1 and that chaos is near. (.erman Soldier* Marvin*. Another dispatch, received by the State Department from RRiga and dated November 18. stated that ' German soldiers, including forty-nve ! officers, were in danger of etarva ? tion in Moscow. These men were I formerly prisoners and have now i been released without means of sub sistence and with no provision for j their return to Germany. The Rus I sian government is unable to provide them with food, as it is feared that ! the working classes would rise against ! officials who might provide aid. Cable dispatches from Moscow Iste | in October ststed that the great mas ; sacre had been set for November 10. ' The Russian calendar being thirteen ! days behind that of the rest of the j world, today. November 3. Is the I date of actual time, and the Bolshev i ikl appear to have carried out tholr announced program. GERMAN U-BOAT CREW WORN OUT ON LANDING i | Knew Nothing of Armistice When Craft Reached Barcelona. | Members of the crew of the Ger i man submarine which entered the port of Barcelona were In a state of exhaustion, says an official dis patch received here yesterday from Madrid The men did not know an armistice had been signed, as their wireless was out of order. Con siderable mystery surround? the en try of the U-boat, says the dis patch. which adds: ?"The papers do not even agree about the name of the U-boat. Ow inir to a deep fog over the sea. the submarine's entry was unpercelved until she had gotten inside the port. The order to have the submersible guarded by Spanish men-of-war wu given directly. -According to a telegram pub lished by El Sol. the crew was com posed of twenty-three men, all very young. They arrived In a pitiful state and were rerlctualed by the sailors of the gunboat Alvaro d? SEEKS ALLIED AID TO DOWN BOLSHEVISM % Prince Lvoff ^ants Force to Reestablish Free Russia. ANARCHY IS RAMPANT Peasants Starving While Grain Is Plentiful in Warehouses. Prince Lvoff. the first prime mint** I ter of Russia after the overthrow Of the czar, yesterday appealed for allied i c.nd American intervention In Russia on a scale large < nough to cruth Bol j hhcvism He asked for immediate | aid. and he also requested the entente governments and this nation to de*>g. I nate native-born Russians to taofc after that country** interests at the j peace table The prince pave a detailed descrip tion of Bolshevis and the misery It has lefr in its wake. He pictured a starving people, eager for assistance from the civilized world so as to <a*t out from their nation the men that have ruined it. "I am convinced." said the prtnee, ? that it la still possible to heir *tea sia with a comparatively small force of men and means, and that witfc every day of jelajr it will require more and more forces and meant, and that in the end the allies- wil] come to the conclusion that friendly Intel* vention and assistance cannot be withheld." The prince explained that he felt It proper to first *ee the President be fore speaking on Russia. His state ment is as follow**; Praalaed Prosperity. Bolshevism still continues to eq#i trol a considerable part of the coun try. A sentence on Bolshevism and Its crimes has already been i arrnd by all the civilized nations, but the souroe and character of the Bolsbe viki's power still remains not clearly understood by many people abroad "At the moment of the greatest weariness of the war. they promised P?.ce. bread and liberty to the people and a great many followed them. Instead of peace, they gave a never ceasing war; Instead of bread?hun , ger without precedent in Rus*l*. in j-tea* of liberty a bloody tyranny such as we,never knew in the worst voare of the reign* >f the czar* * The ^?1*heviki are indulging la a perpetutl revolution. Their aim le a universal social erwpti<*. They are interested la Russia eftlefly as -a bedrth wfc*re they may keep vp He all mean* the (Ire of w*rtt con flagration. From the outside, it would seem as though the Bol- I shevlkt display stronger power, but this impression is not correct. AU most all the branches of their ad ministration are In a state of chaos and they are unable to enforce even by the most cruel and sanguinary measures, the submission of the border province* and the execution of their decrees. <>rain rkatlf*L | "In Siberia and Ukraine there are large amounts of grain, not only of the last crop but also from previous crops. Nevertheless, the Bolshevik! are unable to feed their 'subjects', either with this grain or with that on hand In the limits of their do minion. The anarchy in the coun try snd the m-eakness of suthority deprives the 'government of every possibility of getting hold of this grsin and of carrying it over to the hunger-stricken provinces. "The allies have decided to feed the vanquished foes. Can they let Russia die of starvation? Can they ! quietly permit the enormous supply of grain stored in different parts of i Russia to fce left without using on account of the anarchy prevailing j there? "The allies require order from Germanv. Can they tolerate the nest of anarchy In Russia, the 'domination of the Bolshevik!, who I are aiming to kindle class hatred, snd the struggle with the arms of the proletariat against other group* j of the population** j "I deem that the Intervention by I the allies is dictated not only hv | j pure compassion for the victims o^ | Russian Bolshevism but by political ' foresight as welL" | "Unfortunately the C*echo-Slava I are numerically weak T^eft to tfc^te Ij own resources, thev might soon get weary and succumb, and with them would collapse the young Russian armv and the newly born idea ,of ,! public order. t "The termination of the war has raised the question of the peace ; conference. I think that a sense I: of duty and justice dictates to the allies the necessity of organizing .in Versailles the defense of Husslan j! Interests. This work can be done ! by Russians only. The country, as i * whole, is unable at the present to send to the conference Its plenipo tentiary representatives. But when i our friend Is ill. we act for him To (designate the persons and consider j the form of their psrt at the con ference l? s metier of friendly in II ?v. .m.. ' ? i terest to the allies.* AUSTRIAN LEADERS ALARMED Republican; Fear Propaganda Aimed at Restoring Kari. Zurich, via London, Nov. S?Tb? Austrian republican leader* are alarmed over the Conservative:' prop aganda aimed at restoring e*-Em perr.r Karl to the throne. Efforts are also reported under way in the provincial towns to form anti republican white guards. SONGS TO REPLACE TALKS. W. C C. S. to Conduct "Sing*' in Theaters. Sonr leader* will replace the "Foor Minute Men" In the local theater* tn preparation for the community ?T to be held on the Ellipse, necemher T I [Sown popular to the army, will *>? featured. * \ At Central High School the com i munlty "alMta." stopped by the epidemic, will be continued Thta afternoon at *:*> tn the auditorium Mr. Wllaon, from Quantleo. will , ? the slnnn* . . I Anyone desiring to aid a* leader* in , the ?tn??" are asked to call a' War . Camp Community Service headquar jtara, IMS Pennaytrajjia avanoa.