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9 THE WASHETOTOX TIMES. MOISDAY: FEBRtTAITr 25: 1918. Russia Loses 381,000 Square Miles of Territory by Kaiser's Peace Terms 50 MILLION mm go UNDER FLAG r?7 Continued from First Page ) iwltsch has ordered the troops to ht to the Terr end. The situation, already badly tang ed, has been complicated still farther br this' Information. The dispatch In Ucated that local troops among the frmy had withdrawn from the Bol tievlk mOTement, and had decided to feht the Germans under a new com bander. Expect reple To Rerelt. That the great mass of Russian reoplo will . refuso to accept the tllmax of Bo'lshevlkl folly and treach ery abject surrender to the Teutons t-ls the belief of military and diplo matic chieftains here. A psace forced by the Germans rhlch Tlrtually tarns over to the falser and Austria the western part f Russia, leaves distribution of the balance In the power of the Teutons, Immobilizes the . Russian fighting rorces. Interns her ships and de mands Petrograd as surety for tverytblng Is expected to bring down apon the heads of the Trotsky Renins regime, and the -German In vaders a storm of bloody and trag ical chaos when Russia begins her iruggle to come- back Into her own. Farced Into Peace. According to Russian officials here -and In fact all who know the tolshevikl Trotsky and Lenlne could to nothing else but declare peace. I thers who sought to control that' fortlon of Russia now under the liol- tbevlkl aominatton iaiiea Decause Ihey could not bring about peace or ren a statement of war alma by tne intente. America and the allies lulled their greatest blunder In re using the appeal of Kerensky for heir war alms statement, high offi cials here admit today. Will Wot Sit Quietly. But Russia a land of millions Is lot expected to sit quietly under the rrlndlng and absorbing heel of the lermans. How long It will be be bre her people rise up and attempt )u reject the Teuton yoke will de tend largely upon Germany's first ao Hans, It Is believed here. If Germany proceeds to take as her iwa, various territories, the Baltic leet. arms, food, etc the revolt will ome Immediately. By some military lien, it Is held Inevitable that the denature of Trotsky and Lenlne to Ri present German peace demands rill result In Immediate clamor of protest from the people. A majority, towever, believe Ignorance and Teu n propaganda will stay the hand )t the masses for some time. AUlra -Will Xot Sanction. The actual benefits of vermanys feaoe will be the added territory she requires for farming needed food irodurts It also gives br the added (dvantage of telling her people she iaa have a tnltteleuropa either way p Bagdad or to Vladivostok for the ppanslon of German business. It further gives her the opportunity if tailing the allies if she chooses sat with the added territory acquired Irom Russia "we'd Just as coon give IP Belgium and northern France, ro et's call It quits. Russia taking her )wn medicine." Bueh a peaee will never meet the ipproval of President Wilson, how prer And there Is little reason to tellnve It would be sanctioned by the UUts Kaiser Eyfag Ttouraanla. Koumanla Is sow th next objective ft the Kaiser In clearing away his raear eastern dirncultlea" Reports idlcata Roumanla must be forced to nrender to a situation which finds 5 or entirety surrounded by enemies tnd suffering from lack of food. 'That the Germans will then depend fei arms to force peace In the Balkans fnd Italy has long been the military ind dlplomatlo view here, although he War Department still looks for a ig drive In the west. It Is noted, however, that months av rolled by with the Germans 'talking" west front offensive and lot delivering It. When spring cornea the will be ready to strike where ulie rants and the allied diplomats here think the plains of Italy and the 'alonlkl front will see the next great ?ffort of Germany designed to crunh Jhe opposition behind her, that she Si ay turn the whole force of herself 0 GBMNY "I know something tti at will dearyour sMiT "When my complexion wis red, rough and pimply, I was so aihamtd that I never had any fun I imagined that peop'e avoided me perhaps they did I But the regular use of Resinol Soap with a little Resinol Oint ment just at first has given mo back my clear, healthy sLin. I wish you'd try hi" THE FOLLIES OF rmr 0 V TbSoLSK" 16 NOT SO 8os.ii.oqnT by 7i. nonxxorr. Ton may talk about yoor Moscow, where the Reda r baring fan Ton may brag mbont Osrteaum, where tke cops r on "'" " Ton may blow srtsxit your Petregrad, wker. bomb, to flying free. Hot the little town of Tobalak la good After Agreeing to These Terms, Russia May Go Into a Corner and Die Germany's new "peace terms' to Russia require that Russia must: 1. Give up parts of Esthonla, Livonia, Courland. and Poland; 2. Demobilize the Russian army and disarm the fleet; 5. Make peace with TJkralnlai 4. Restore the old Turkish frontiers; S Export ores and grains Into Germany free of duty; 6. Restore trade and promise not to try to spread Bolsaovlk propaganda In Germany and Austria. and her vassal forces Austrian. Bulgarians and Turks against the west front The most serious effect of the Rus sian peace, military men here say. is that It moves Germany a step nearer the fullflllment of her ambitions to strengthen her backbone preliminary to a una! effort In the wast. germanyTeclares jitomir, principal of conquered poland AMSTERDAM, Feb. SB. Germany lias declared martial law In aevc-a. districts in Poland. It was learneil from Berlin advices today. There has been growing unrest in Poland ever since the Ukrainian peace treaty was signed, nven before that, however, the Polea were chaffing under the hardships of German rule and enforced labor that was no better than bondage. BERLIN. Feb 25. After heavy fight lng German troops have entered Ver l.aus, Finland. It was announced to day. The Germans claim the capture of 1,000 prisoners. It was reported from Stockholm last Thursday that German forces had been landed on the Finnish coast. BERLIN" (Via London). Teb 25. German forces- have reached Jltomlr (Zhitomir, the principal city of Vol hynla. 100 miles east of Rovno and the same distance meat of ICleff). the Berlin war office announced today. Rttinel Ointment tad Xtil Setp abo d t r inr auaraS sa aw? Bit Mi bcaiisr aas attrectiv. Tr trial fraa, wnM U Dt-Jt, Xttlxal. EUtbaort. HI T Itcjn -SevOav ll vsT nfjCTml sinai Z cSUPpapbA P L(T1 si r &min Anx&& Wsk Massst tmm ZJfTt I " PHhWAn it rT7 sB Jlfrf'tf' M1J I rT?" ttK? mfogp r.zrvv' if ityTii v'rr mwirti went at 'v!w&' ySgH $$& NiCKyE VzJL IS?53 1 &r BAP, AFTER ALU "CHH MW TREASURE. ISLAND. enougk fer mat By DAVID LAWRENCE. (Continued from First Page.) seemed to ring true, and gave him the reins of government. And he put on the statute books legislation to safeguard the people against further wrong-doing. But little by little, by one political trick or another, by Jokers and ambiguous provisions. Governor Edge has at tempted to break down those ssfe guards until today ha Is putting through the legislature nn amend ment to the Geran act whereby the governor "111 have power to dictate the make-up of all county election boards and through them will control 7 000 district election officers. Peraonal Control. All politicians in Xew Jersey will tell you privately that a candidate for I'nlted States Penator at next Sep tember's primaries could hardly wih for a more efficient method of per sonal control. Furthermore, Mr Ealrd Is expected to deliver Fouth Jersey Republicans when Mr Edge enters the Republican primaries for Senator The trade Is palpable. All this In tho President's own State, which had come to be regarded aa a progressive State. All this at a time when the cries of oppressed peo ples for a voice In their government, for self-determination, for a freedom from the bondage of permanent arma ments and from doctrines of all for mUltarlnm'H oligarchy and nothing for the toiler. Is causing an unprece dented upheaval the readjustment of the social order In the whole world. To think of David Balrd as voting In the United States Senate for the great State of N'ew Jersey, and when not voting to see him sitting In com mittees where legislation for the con duct of democracy's war Is being dis cussed Is to think of Mark Ilanna hack In harness again and sundry other persons who nauseated the re spectable elements of the Republican party and gave cause for the original Insurgent moement of a decade ago Balrd Stand Pat. If Balrd were the only Republican of Senatorial stature In New Jersey; if he had had some experience In national legislation. If, Indeed, In the last few years he had shown el dence of having seen the light and the. multiplying liberals who were getting the upper hand In America, the liberals and progressives who won laat gear's national election for President Wilson, his chastened per aonallty would not be objectionable. But David Balrd. aged seventy-eight, is Just what hs was at sixty eight and at fifty-eight. His mind stands pat. Who else could Governor Edge have ehoscn7 If he Insisted on a Republi can to succeed the late William Hughes, who waa both a liberal and a Democrat, there were several splen did Republicans whom he could have named. Edmund Wilson, former attorney general of New Jersey, a Republican, nould have made a good United States Senator. Gilbert Collins, former supreme court Justice, a Republican, would have been a good United States Sen ator. Bo would Vivian M. Lewis and Ev erett Colby. They are all Republicans. Any of these men woirid have been welcomed here by President Wilson at a time when hs needs the wlaest and moat enlightened counsel of men In both parties But the appointment of David Balrd la a direct slap at the President. To argue that Judra Westcott. In his dotage. Indorses Balrd means Democratlo APPOINTMENT OF SEN. BAIRD MEANS BOSSISM'SRETURN 1918 t&P ts a lodfrviftf' ,WE -" "" - -FiV w L tim Come, all yo gallant pirates. And listen to my tip! It's down to old Hog Island We'll bead our rakish aklp. 'We'll get a Government contract And grab m. lot of kale. And then away wlfh a "kip, hooray!" To tke Spanlsk Main well aalL Two Sets Spare Ribs, Extra Ham and Feet On One Lone Porker CLARK, Mo. Teb. 15. Ths two headed calf Is no longer an attraction. L. E. Muncer, who operates a farm near here, has brought In a hog that-weighs ICO pounds, has two tails, fle legs, six feet, and a double set of ribs. The hog Is five months old and healthy. Mr. Muncer Is planning to take the animal for an extend ed tour of State and county fairs this season. approval la to argue that Henry Wat terson's Indorsement Is enough for any Democrat who aspires to the Presiden tial nomination of 1S3). Nobody at the White House neither President Wilson or Secretary Tumulty made any comment. But anjone who has followed New Jersey polities knows what must be the feelings of the two men who even whits In Washington have kept their ejes on the tricks and maneuvers, whereby vested Interests and the little czars of New Jersey were slow ly reaching out to recover tho power wrested from him bj the Wilson move ment In that State. Mr Wiinon did not ask for the appointment of n Democrat. He took no part in the contest. He expressed no opinions, but he would have been heartened If Governor Edge had pick ed a progressive Republican for what ever the party label there Is always a kinship between men who have sincerely at heart the welfare of the people. It would have been an Indi cation that the rruado for progres slvlem inside the Republican party bod not died. (tvea Democrat Chance. As It Is the selection of Balrd which meana that the Democrats wrho n month ago would neer have been credited with a chance to win next fall, now have surh a chance. The people of New Jersey hae never chosen wrongly when their eyea were able to see what the selection of pub lic oficinls of the old line Republican or Democratic schools meant to polit ical liberty and honest government. The whole New Jersey situation has been changed by the uncovering. Governor Edge has revealed himself In the true light of a man bargain ing with a political boss and hench man to act as a stop-gap until next fall. Had It been a State office or a minor appointment, no auch re sentment would have been awakened But the Congress of the United States is today absorbed In a task of war. a task that Involves human life as no other legislative undertak ing of our history has done. And to represent the Slate of New Jersey. Governor Edge pleKs a man seventy eight years old, with a political rec ord that waa until today regarded) as merely a relic or nn era that had passed off the stag of American politics, Kot Sudden. There was -nothing sudden about the appointment. Governor Edge let the new "leak" so that all the In dignation might spend Itself early, so that In these days of kaleidoscopic events and absorbing war interests the announcement might be ellpped over, and tho people lulled Into be lieving that Mr. Balrd had completely changed his spots and would make a wonderful Senator a man nearly eighty years old. But the curious thing to explain Is the attitude of the Newark Evening News, long the bulwark of progres slvism In New Jersey. The News could have prevented the appoint ment. It was aware of w hat was go ing on, but It passed the opportunlt by. The News has actually Indorsed the appointment And it n as the News, too, that christened the Republican gang the "board of guardians" aud named Balrd as the arch guardian. To read the editorial In which the News endorsed Balrd for the Senator- 4 , - ft) Bcgm pjf osumub heart's auThere MU3T CUT OUR r5ODj0Wrvi7 ' ThOU&H IT &IV5S U5 Vhek TH$ cruel VAAR j THEN WE 11. Wll-U AT AfrAim: 7 - (HE HIAUATHA MINSTRELS Bin hal birthday lately And Carranxa aent his beat And warmest eoagratnlatlena Moat delicately expressed. Bill replied. "Dear Carranxa, Wltk pleaan.ro my keart yon fllll" Fer Bill Is fond of Carransa, And Carman la fond of 111IL ship Is In Itself almost as depressing as to read the announcement of the appointment. To anyone who knows what the News has fought for In New Jersey, tho editorial la Inexplicable. Take a few sentences of the comment by the News: What News Says. "Perhaps there will be objection to him (Balrd) on account of his age. There Is Clemenceau. There Is Hln denburg. "He s heard and shoulders above scores of United States Senators that have served the nation well In the past." "The chief objection that will be urged against Balrd will be his con servatism. It will be said that he Is a reactionary In politics. "David Balrd Is no radical, not even a progressive In the ordinary accep tance of the term. But he Is of a multitudinous type that can hardly be ignored." In other words, no matter what David Balrd has been In the past, no matter If he Is too old and Is a re acitonary, no matter If he Isn't a pro gressive, he will serve only a brief term- nly from February, 1918, until March 1, 1019, only twelve months of the most perilous period In all Amerl. can hitory. It Is a period when thou sands of young men from the State of New Jersey are being drafted to fight overseas, when New Jersev needs In Congress virile men to see that her troopi aro well clothed, well provided for and well cared for. and when the determination of the people of New Jersey to see this war through to as extermination of militarism should be voiced In the United States Senate not by a man of sevsnty-elght, with Ideas ss old-fashioned and reaction ary as those of Mark Hanna and Aid- rich, but as forward-looking, progres sive, and powerful as those of Poin dexter and Borah and Hiram John son. New Jersey should promptly pass a law taking away from the governor in the future the power to appoint United States Senators, and requiring a special election to fill all vacincies, no matter how they occur. Other wise the last amendment to the Fed eral Constitution providing a popu lar election for United States Sena tors will be of only Intermittent value to tho State of New Jersey Other wise, too, tho State will be made per manently eafr from democracy and the rule of the people (LEIMNmEirSCORNS SUFFRAGIST MISSION THE HAGUE, Feb. 23 The Frank furter Zellung has Just learned from Switzerland that Mrs. Norman de R. Whltehouse, the American suffrage lender, has been sent to Switzerland to appeal to German Socialist and suffragists from headquarters In that countrj It recalls the fact that Mrs. White house was a guest of the American embassy in Berlin In the winter of 1014 and attended Socialist and auf fraglst meetings. It quotes Ambas sador Gerard ns saying that the ac quaintances made at that time will enable Mrs. Whltehouse to reach tho ears of German women, but It adds. "Tho lady may reach German wo men's ears, but hardly their hearts; and the Socialists will also gle her to understand that they cannot be reached by Wllsonian propaganda," LIGHTHOUSE KEEPER MAROONED BY ICE ONANCOCK. Va.. Feb. S. Alarmed at the failure of the light on Watts Is land to flash out in more than a week, Osca W. Means, who lives on Onanoock creek, crossed ten miles of lce-tllled water In an open power boat to assist the lighthouse keeper. The keep had been marooned when his boat was dashed to pieces In the Ice floes and. unable to leave the Island, wos practically without food and oil lie had been unable, to communicate with the mainland since Christmas. Means left a quantlt of supplies with the ma rooned keeper. By F. Opper. ACH,H5M irue rwstiyj 3 PAIN, OVER. r. O. Hearings on the Keating bill, pro posing salary increases for all Gov ernment employes ranging from 5 per cent upon salaries above 12,000 to 35 per cent on those under 5000. were be gun by the subcommittee of the House Committee on Appropriations this morning. Congressman Keating, author of the measure, was the first proponent heard when the sessions were begun this morning. The committee deter mined to hold executive sessions, and only those who were to appear were admitted to the committee rooms. As a consequence the corridors were Jammed with hundreds of employes snd their friends who had anticipated attending the sessions. Keating' Statement. Congressman Keating gae a state ment of his Iews on tho measure, and declared that common Justice demanded suitable Increases for the Government workers Secretarr Frank Morrison of the American Federation of Labor, followed Mr. Keating on the witness stand. He told the Committee that the de mands of tho clerks for adequate sal ary Increases were supported by the American Federation of Labor, and he presented resolutions adopted by the Federation at Its Buffalo conven tion favoring Increased pay for every Government emplove. In addition Mr. Morrison presented statistics dealing with the high cost of living In the District of Columbia and the rate of Increase In the past few years These figures were pre pared by Washington merchants Ask Approval. Mr. Morrison asked the Committee to approve the scale of Increases car ried In the Keating bill which was prepared under 'the direction of the National Federation of rederal Em ployees. The proposed Increase will apply to all federal employees includ ing those In the District of Columbia Samuel Gompers, prrsldent of the American Federatlonjof Labor, who was expected to testify before thi Committee, was notf, the hearing today. Mr. Gompers'lslln N'ew York and will return In time to support the movemen labor officials stated todn Wllmeth to Testify. James L. Wllmeth, director of the Bureau of Engralng and Printing will testify In behalf of the petition ers this afternoon. Grant Hamilton. the legislative representutUo of the! American Federation of Labor, and II. M McLarln. president of the Na tional Federation of Federal Em ployes, will bo the other labor rep-! resentatlves to appear before the committee today. The session went vtry slowly this morning. It appears likely that the sessions will be con tinued tomoriow i I si -,Mwmtr U r IfOffT HEARING GN ON KEATING BILL RCLEK A If "AsR your M W grocer for I POST T0A5TIES I igMw THE BEST IN f jBjFl CORNFLAKES j LABOR PLANNING BOARD TO MEET Failure of several members of the labor planning board to arrive In time caused a postponement after a brief session of the morning conference to day. J. A. Franklin, president of the Brotherhood of Boilermakers, an nounced bis resignation as a member of the board, and gave as his reason pressing business In connection with the brotherhood. It Is likely his suc cessor will be named this afternoon. Members of the board conferred with Dr. L. C. Marshall, director of WILSON TODAY the division of labor, of the Council skilled man power In war Industries of National Defense, who gave them I has caused the Government to com conalderable general Information l mence serious consideration of the about the labor situation as well as question of women ?br farm work, outlining to them the various agree- American women aro performing meats labor and capital have made. The board will meet with Secretary of Labor Wilson this afternoon. PRESS CLUB THIS WEEK HAS BIG PROGRAM' The National Press Club today an nounced a program that promises one of ths most Interesting weeks In the club's winter entertainment series. Private Peat, the doughty Cana dian, who was among the first to fight on the western front, will tell of his experiences at the club tonight-Members of the Roumanian mission to the United States will be the club's guests Wednesday night, and Friday night Herbert Hoover will address the newspaper men. To this list of headllnera the club adds this announcement: "Coming: Congressional Baby Night and Old Homstead Night.'' SIR ERIC GEDDE3 IN GREECE. ATHENS. Feb. 25. Sir Eric Geddes, first lord of the British admiralty, who arrived in Greek waters on a British cruiser, was received by King, Alexander today. After consulting with Premier Venlzelos, Sir Eric will go to Salonlkl to visit the Greek ar- BenaL ICTS33ffixj.,fjs3-T?slyPlgffri- ilBsScrwSEs3BBal In the Army it's Pep! Pep! Pep! Pep! Put some Pep In your Step! That's the spirit that conquers. This is what has made VIVIL the greatest Pepper mint candy in years. VIVIL The Peppy Mint VIVIL is full of Pep. It's just CTammcA with Pep. It's the peppiest, mintiest mint ever made. Nothing in VIVIL but pure mint and pure sugar but it's in doubly pure and doubly strong. VIVIL mint not only tastes good but does good. In the army "over there " or the army over here VIVIL keeps the stomach toned, the breath freshened and the palate pleased. Send a whole box of 30 5c packets to your soldier boy. Tweniy-one count them! double strength tablets of refined size, shape and flavor in a package that does not bulge or spill in your pocket. Sc Everywh Abo made in Winiergreen flavor. jk.i'SmmM U. S. MAY TRAIN WOMEN IN CAMPS FOR FARM WORK The United States may be forcsdta follow the example successfully worked out by England and establish large Government controlled farm work training camps for women as an emergency plan for tilling every available acre to Increase the food supply. Three Government agencies are at work on tho project the Depart ments of Agriculture and Labor and the Council of National Defense. The critical situation In foodstuffs to gether with the urgent need of all great service In Red Cross and gen- eral relief work, but there are thou sands who want to work on the farms In the lighter tasks, and many have applied to the Department of Labor for Instruction. Following a conference with the two departments and the woman's committee of the Council of National Defense. It was decided to Impose Im mediately on the 2,000 county agents of the Department of Agriculture the task of ascertaining from farmers Just how many women could be used for speeding up the food production. Mrs. Hilda Mulhauser Richards, di rector of the Women's Division of the United States Employment Service, was placed In charge of the enroll ment and distribution of voluntary woman workers, and the women's committee of the Defense Council was charged with the subsequent location of the prospective training camps, with their State representatives allotted the task of supervising the conditions under which the women might work. Women will not be taken from their city work and homes and per mitted to work on farms until they will have proved their physical fit ness for the work In one of the train ing stations. It Is proposed. Should the movement prove successful here, the Government or the State branches of the council together with women's colleges may provide the training farms. Vassar College has 730 acres of farm land to offer. j Swift & Company's sales of beef to vTaso- , rise, STSffi SS r& i mcjnic oer, it-ai cents per pouno. acts. ere stf3ifFlK2v. I tmmmmmm .