Taft and Teddy, The Peace Terms, A Workable Congress, The G. 0. P., and Oklahoma Potato Bugs
CONTINUING T O V A R D
PEACE SAME "COPPER
HEADJSM ' AS EXHIBITED
TOWARD THE CONDUCT
OF THE WAR.
VOL. XXXV, NO. 306,
DAY AM) MfiHT FULL LEASED
WIIIE TELEGKAPUIC SEItUCC
SOUTH BEND, INDIANA, SATURDAY, NOV. 2, 1918.
A MJWSPAl'EK FOIl THE HMK.
WITH ALL THE LOCAL .EHS.
PKICE TWO CENTS
11 m i
Ji e I
nv .totin i'i:nuy zuyitu,
IMitor The Niu-Tlmcs.
PLAINLY enough it is iiot cal
culated that if the republicans
rgaln control of the L'nited
States svnate there will I no rati
fication of J e-i- iroaty fu-JiioneI
uon the "fourteen xints" enunci
ated hy I'nVt WiIon and hU tlip
loiiuitic associates that represent
You ncoI only tho wonls of
Mi-v-r. IhKovelt anil Taft in their
I'nion league proiiuiiclamento for It:
"Th rw fnatf innt appro, 1t
ttto-thiril tuI, the term of pn-c.
Thn trni ohoiiltJ ! ttlr nt by
one iiirtn. If th per treaty
la to t neful In the future. It ruut
' rrrjtel by ihm Trut body of the
Anierioin poplr. Hi ex
(lutnf of note lth Ciernvttny hum
tu-t M deep concern nwni our
leople. The fourteen point
Mhirh the president ami (if rniany a
tuiite thitt they he already Marred
upon arc Rrnr! tuid
r run the attitude of the bouta of
re;reenttl vfi ! Ignoml In till
lre. .ery atTlrmutUe obligation
binding the 1'nited Mute in that
treaty uiut ' performed by the bouM
irt of the tonjrfM."
You cnii see therefore hat they
art drUing; at. Tho war may he
orr, und tho hasic principles of
cacc iirecd uioii l.etwen the al
lies hut localise the republican
liaven't dictated the details, and will
not Ik aide to dictate them, with
Wilxm in the white Ikhik, neither
uill they ratify them.
Tho reMiIt of euch disagreement
could on'y mean then a renewal of
hostilities, and if America leonnic
to insistent, might even throw mr
proem allies against us. There is
-mil a tiling as "grol faith" he-
tueen nations rvm on the part of
republics and democracies. Hie nn
sm er then Ia exactly wliat Prcs't WW
son put up to the people in his ap
ical for a. democratic congress.
(ilVK 1IIU A DKMOrilATir S UN
AT K THAT WILL RATI 1 Y, AM) A
IIOI .-K THAT WIM. K.XKCITK T II K
TKiots or tiii; ri: ( k tkkatv,
AM TIIL WAK I rUACTlC ALLY
IT N the same oU naming, snarling;,
fault-finding', omba.rras.sin;?, mjimt-
jurtisari prwos, that has marked
til, actions of republicans in 0011-
grevs from the moment that war was
It is the same old tiacglng:, narl
iuz, fault-linding;, einhanasin,
MiKr-partisan prHfv, tluit railed,
harangued and hrandacd at Scc'y
Daniels for a season, then at Scc'y
ltaker, then the .shipbuilding hoard,
and then the aircraft program, in
e.erjone of which instances they
ha.e proved thmeles InOorriglble
liars while the war work of the na
tion has gore on to an ltiiendin
peace and with a dispatch that will
prove the marvel of all history.
Shame on m h "coppci headisin!
We dislike to apply it to ex-Pros't
Taft tnit he has laid himself ofx'ii to
it. coming within the scojh of the
definition, and it is his fault and not
As to Il.oo..c elt he neer was
much of anthin hut a 'snake in
the jravs' auhov. especially as to
ward anything Ikmii accomplitietl
hy anyone else.
The effort to make fvolitieal capital
out f the general peace terms which
the president and our allies hae
areetl to. is of the aine old naj;-in-,
suarlinz. fault-lindin, cm
hatrassins:. iiKT-partls;iii order.
They wen enunciated away lat
.lanuary, amplified auaht in .In I. v.
aiul no one, not ct.cn these iufalli
hllsts, eer thouuht to discredit them
until somelhin: was needed to
talk, about as a pn t n-ie campaimi
A 11 ! Hut they say we voted the
aV. money. uiA .sipMrtetl war
meaxure. and made the fihtin of
the war po-v-iblc. There never has
hcvn a time tu the hoUs Miur tar
vas dvlarod, that the denuM iats
have needed to vceee! twenty n'
piiblian votes t past any desired
war measure. There never has tveen
a time that thev needed more than
twelve in the senate.
Republicans have Ih n bandvvaon
limlHrs; nratliur. offering all kinds
of embarrassing aiuendments, tind
in all kind-, of fault, cflectin:; le-laj-.
drauir.- against tim-; conduct
as pro-tiernian in effect as though it
were so in intent, and then when
forced to a vote. llie have rushed
in and voted fr the measures,
knowing thev would pass anvhow,
;ml that ! ci'intcd .iL'aliwt them
mtht null in a black-eve back
As Conn'ssinan S-ott I'errU told
them one day. when thev were brau
imr on the tlor if the lions', of
Ye. It remind of a boy who
gathering potato dug out In
OklthoniH. A pmsrln t- iim irter
etd in It im . and aUrd: "Wliat do ton
jrt for thnt work?" 'I don't gpt n.tlli
inc ' d."in It. !d the Kid. 'but I'll
Krt lirll from d.I if I don't.' "
It onra's th attitude of the re
publicans in congress c.u (l. They
know that not to apie.ir to "support
the president" on bills that were ro
in to pas anvhow, thev'd "et
heir from their coii-Iiluriit Kick
home. Now they would like to have
it apjcar that they did all the "pass--as"
tuid the ilemutrat- did none.
Americans Drive Forward
North of Verdun, Advanc
ing Nearly Four Miles
and Taking Prisoners.
nv m:itT ixiti.
International News Service:
WITH THE AMERICAN
ARMY NORTH OF VERDUN,
Nov. 1 (Night.) The American
center attacked the Germans to
day, smashing the remainder of
the Freya system of defenses and
are reported to have taken
Champigneulles, St. Georges,
Landres St. Georges, Georges
Ladhuy farm and Hazois wood.
(This represents an advance of
nearly four miles at ?om'j roits.)
Many prisoners vvtre captured. "
The Americans mot with only
feeble resistance lurin? the early
hours of the attack, but later Ger
man opposition stiffened.
Weather Itleal for Attaek.
The weather was ideal, belns
crisp and dry.
The Yanks struck while the
French civilians were observing the
Fete des Morts, which corresponds
to our Memorial day.
Tanks and scores of aeroplanes
equipped with Liberty motors as
hlsted the infantry.
The artillery concentration was
even greater than that preceding
the drive in September.
(litrantic American puns were a
bi factor and there were better
road facilities. Every foot of
cround captured Increases the
menace to the German railway lines
of communication 'which accounted
for the "tooth and Jjail" stand made
by the Germans in the course of
Girl Anions lrisoncrs.
The boches have been defending
the ArRonne front with desperation
as it is the hinpes upon which the
army can retreat northward.
Otherwise the Germans would be
cut ff and annihilated.
The German threw nine crack
divisions into the strudle in dense
Anions the prisoners was a priri
dressed up in a mail's uniform.
This is the first confirmation of per
sitent reports that women were
nrtintr a5 machine punners in the
tor during the
10 l;-ys when
effective "kick o:
There wore Vu'al
activities east of
ALLIES GAIN 10 MILES IN
BELGIUM IN TWO DAYS
International News S-rvl'e:
LoxlxiN, Nov. '2. Amer..m and
French troops h;io advanced from
:Ae to 10 miles in a 10-mlie tront in
I'c'iuni in two days, taking 1 vil
lmes from the (Jermans, the war
r!ice announced eatly in a report
in F!anders operations.
The Hermans have been thrown
lack from the Fscaut canal.
The text of the oüicial report
"The l.ritish have thrown hack
the enemy from the Fscaut as far
as Mehler;. I'ranco. American forces
carried fiercely defended heichts
between the Eseaut and the Yys.
They advanced from :Ke to 10 miles
on a 10-mile front in two days, cap
turing 1? Ullages."
! AMSTERDAM. Nov. 2 Despair,
i d!!ress and immorality are running
S riot in Berlin- A fair dinner cots
j f 30.
THE WE A THER
Indiana ami Lower .Michigan
Fair and slightly warmer tonight
r !5 D
Ii v ei ii wm
a iDiiigaria ana 1
Prague: Aistria Next?
Revolution is Spreading With Hourly
Possibility of Coup d Etat Over
throwing Kaiser Karl.
International News Service:
LONDON, Nov. 2. (noon) Bulgaria has been pro
claimed a republic said an Exchange Telegraph dispatch
from Berlin by way of Copenhagen today.
King Boris has abdicated.
The republic was declared at Tirnoon (Tirnova?).
Boris' became king of Bulgaria when his father, Ferd
inand abdicated recently.
The republican movement was headed by Stambulinski,
a peasant, who has an army of 10,000 troops.
LONDON, Nov. 2. A republic has been formally pro
claimed at Prague and 600 crown -officials have been ex
pelled, according to the Zurich correspondent of the Cen
tral News today.
(Prague is in Bohemia).
MAY PROCLAIM REPUBLIC IN VIENNA.
LONDON, Nov. 2. "Revolution in Austria-Hungary is
in full swing," said a Vienna dispatch to the Jugo-Slav del
It was stated that the proclamation of a republic at
Vienna is "only a question of hours."
German newspapers estimate the number of Austro
Hungarian deserters at 100,000.
The Vienna Wiener Journal says that the sky is red
with fires and estimates the number of dead in the riots at
Budapest on Wednesday at SO.
Intematioi!! News Service:
AMSTEIIDAM. Nov. 2. Twenty
three Austro-Huncrurian livisioris
have mutinied, said a dispatch from
After leaving the front the muti
neers went to KlaRcnfurt. where
they bei;an to riyht anions them
selves. COPENHAGEN. Nov. 2. Bitter
street tlphtint: between government
!;ind Hungarian troops is raging in
Posni.i ?s an Austro-Hunparian
province adjoining Servia. It was
taken from Turkey.
KAismi si:i troops
S IK MIT DOWN OMi:X.
LONDON, Nov. 2. With the
kaiser looking on, a thousand wom
en and children rioted in the streets
' of Essen. Germany, on Tuesday.
I said an Amsterdam dispatch to the
i Times today.
Police charged the mob with
drawn swords, killing several, in
cluding a woman with a baby in her
Women swept through the streets
screaming: "Give us back our hus;
It.nds and our sons," and "Away
with the kaiser!"
Two humhed mutinous deserters
were shot at Essen in a month.
(The Krupp plant is at Essen).
COIN TO FKONT.
COPENHAGEN. Nov. 2. Follow
ing important decisions reached by
a crown council. Prince Max. the
German chancellor, left Berlin for
the front on Friday, it was reported
from the German capital today.
The Prussian upper house has
unanimously voted fidelity to the
throne, it was stated.
Foreign ec'y Polf and German fi
nancier will assist at the peace ne
gotiations to get Germany's colonies
back, according to Germany's plans.
CAiuxirr r. voi is
KAISFU'S AUDI CATION".
LONDON. Nov. 2. A majority of
the Oeman war cabinet favor im-
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Gun Expert Dies
at Post, a Hero
IIY IIFKT FORI).
International Nous Service:
WITH THE AMERICAN ARMY
NORTH OF VERDUN. Nov. 1 (De
layed.) Dt?tails of tho d.ach of
Lieut. Col. Emery Pike of Des
Moines, I ., which have just i-een
iiis'los-ed elevate him ic tlu- rank of
After having his kg blown to
shreds by a shell, the American re
fused to go to tlie 1 Spital but con
tinued to direct hi men.
Pike was a divisional machine
expert am. former cavalry of-
When the St. Mihiel fighting broke
out Pike vidunteered t an' to the
front line and organize machine gun
forces and give the n;en the bene?.:
of his experience.
Pike assumed the duties of a m-t-ehine
gun captain. During tt rriüc
shelling the Ameiioan left a dugout
to rtcue a wounded private. Al
though his leg was blown to shreds
by a German hhell. Pike refusal to
co to the rear, but gave orders f r
several hours. The work of the ma
chine gunners succeed. -I in cleaninr
out enemy nests and resulted in the
capture of prisoners and guns
Mmm mm 1 1 OiiöJ. m
E HELPS TB
Canadians Supported by Heav
iest Concentration They
Ever Had Completely
BY JOHN T. PARKERSON.
WITH THE BRITISH ARMY
ON THE WESTERN BATTLE
FRONT, Nov. 1. (Night)
Canadian troops that attacked at
Valenciennes were supported by
the greatest artillery concentra
tion they have ever had.
While the Canadians were
driving ahead there, British, Bel
gians and Franco-Ann ericans
were steadily advancing noith,
overcoming ail" 'German resist
ance. The Canadians completely sur
rounded Valenciennes and then
crossed the canal and are now well
east of tho place.
Valenciennes was found to be In
tact for a few fires. Thousands of
liberated civilians went wild with
joy and thero were scenes of jubila
tion timlar to those at Ostend, Lille
and Bruges. They said that the
Germans did not make any attempt
to evacuate them. The Rhonelle
river was found lined with German
"Morale Is (ionc. -
A captured German officer said
that the morale of the sixth divi
sion, one of the best in the German
p.rmy, has completely gone and that
the men do. not want to fight any
more, but want peace at any price.
The revolution in Austria and the
capitulation of Pulgaria and Tur
key have shown the Germans that
all is up.
Americans from the Pacific coast
and from Ohio, along with the
French, have written a glorious
page in history- According to latest
accounts they had advanced nearly
three miles in two days liberating
many civilians and several small
When the Germans fireJ upon the
towns with gas shells the Americans
gallantly gave up their masks to
the civilians. The British did like
wise. Huns Hide With Civilians.
Today at one place where the Ger
mans were heavily shelling, French
,4nd American soldiers were drilling
the civilians In the use of the masks.
Americans and Germans engaged
in hand to hand fighting at several
places. In some of the towns the
Germans mounted machine guns in
the houses in which there were
civilians. The Americans were un
able to turn their artillery acainst
these structures but went forward
with fixed bayonets and drove out
the boches with the cold steel.
The allied artillery fire on the
whole front is heavier now than at
any other period of the whole war.
HIS LIFE TO SAVE
NOVICE IN DISTRESS
Ir.trrr.aticnal N'fvs Service :
WITH Tili: AMIIKICAN
aiimy NouTii or vjrnnrx,
Nov. 2. Iäout. Wilbur W. White,
an Amorioan avLitor hailing from
.Vow York ity, NKTifimI ltU lifo
to ao an inoxorionool llyorin
liij rroup. Tlio noic a at
taok(Hl 1 a fiorman and was tin
a!lo to aniil-h liim with ma
iiino ?un firo. Ahito ck'lifHT
atrly orahl his niaoliine Into
tho hooho lano. onahliio tlio
othr AriH'riotin to m-xjim'. Whit'
laI a wifo anI two children at
reat Germai Bass
Italian Troops Enter Important City
of Belluno, Capturing 3,000
Prisoners and 232 Guns.
International News Service:
LONDON, Nov. 2. (1:10 p. m.) British troops
have captured the big German base at Valenciennes, the
British war office announced today.
Presnau, three and one-half miles south of Valenciennes,
has been seized, also.
(Valenciennes lies only about 19 miles west of "the
fortress of Möns.)
ITALIANS ENTER BELLUNO.
ROME, Nov. 2. Italian troops have entered the
portant city of Belluno and have captured 3,000 more pris
oners and 232 guns the war office announced today.
Italian infantry has passed the tivenza river.
Many more strategic mountains have been taken.
The official report shows that the Austro-Hungarian lines
have been completely broken on the Asiago plateau.
Belluno, which the Italians entered, is on the upper Piave,
42 miles northwest tof Udine.
"Green" Motorman Causes He's Haughty, Too, and Re
Crash Which Kills 97 buffs Dr. Freyermuth's At-
and Injures 125.
International News Pcrvi
NEW YORK, Nov. 2. Ninety
Feven persons are known to have
been killed In the wreck of a Brigh
ton Ilea eh elevated train in the tun
nel at Prospect Park station,
Brooklyn early last nicht. Tho
catastrophe was the worst since tho
Triangle shirtwaist fire horror and
the Gen. Floeum disaster.
All night Ion? the work of re
covering the bodies of the dead and
rescuing the injured from the
tangled mass of wod and steU
steel which nartly choked the tun
nel was carried on by the police,
and firemen, who estimated early
today that the d'-ath toll misht
reach as hish as 110, when all of
the bol.es were rerivered.
7r. Bai'.ly InjroI.
Out of more than 12." pas-.-n-er?
' lured, Tt were reported to be mor
tally, danscrou.-Iy or seriously hurt
in Brooklyn hospitals.
While the police f-nntir.ue the
work of clpirinc up the Phastlv
wreck the prosecutor of Kintrs
county today prejar'-d t.i bring
homicide charpe? against anv offi
cials of the Brooklyn Bapid Transit
company who are rpon-ible for
Motorman a "(irrten Hand."
Tho rnotorman -t th" d.ith train.
Edward A. Twis. admittedly a
"green hand," and Famuli lln.", a
guard, are held bv th polire,
charged with hmieide. Iw:? ha
.admittel. it is aid, that th1.- train
wa? running oer "Ci miles nn hour
'and that it was his frst trip as a
motorman on a pnsser.ger frain.
I The -rir;edy was t)ie indirect re
sult of th strike of B. B- T. motor-
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WTO COURT 8!
tempt at Conciliation.
Escorted on either side by a plain '
clothes member of the police de- :
partment, Bev. John Kubaki. pas- !
tor of Ht. Adalbert's Catholic !
church, appeared at police head- j
quarters Saturday morning to an- j
swer to the' charges of City Health j
Olln er Bnul i. i'r'-y-rmuth that he j
j had violated the h-alth board'.
j closing orders by hoi ling puMici
1 t-r -ices at his church- j
! Frid.iy aftern-on Bev. Kuhaki .
wus cited ly Chi-"f of I'cl.f-; Kline j
: to appear in city court .v'aturdi
j morning, but when court convened.
1 the minister was not there. The
j court concluded its regular busir. .-s .
iand still the minister had net shown ;
'ity Health Ojf.ef r 'r' y r:;.
; was th'-re wonting o ki '. h :':
'Bev. Kubaekl was and why he had
not b-.-n ' r, ;ht in. Ii-- b irr: i
,up to the Chief's cdlbe vh--r- h" v. as
'tol l that the niini-Vr Wis n. '.)- A-
i:;g at a funeral and would : :h re
y,,-)ri as h4- fin'h'"'! ti.is work.
Wait Court Half an Hour,
j l.'pon the m'era - of Ir. Brey-r- :
imuth the chief s- nt Iet-ct;vt s Palo
and K'.-zorow.-ki t se- that he did
: appear j-t the station. Jul-:- (l.l-,
; r.-.er waited court for .10 minutes for ,
i the priest.
! Finally P-fV- Kubacki arrived in
the- court room. It. Fr'-yrtnuth
I was th-: - waiting for him. Hurry
;ng up to the pri-st wi'h oitretrh
' ed hand th- health ..:br gr ete-i
: the minister wuh:
' "Tp.od T.iornir.g, father. won't
! you h.tke l..i:i.!! with me? I was
! only doing n.y duty and thre is no
I hard feeling."
i Bev. Kubacki turned towar-i the
1 (CONTINUED ON PAG.: 1'iVÜI
i i ! 1 n
Definite Announcement o f
Guarantees Demanded is
Expected Within a
Ii.t'-rnntinn.ii News Snlr:
KOMl Nov. 'J. Olh Lil un-
imumvmcnt Aa inado tlay rtial
au Aii--ti but taH otlio-r lia-i for
nially 'jiicMcd tin. DI ia to om--lulo
an nriiiUtitf. Iii r!"
tho ollirial annouiH'inotit ald.
wi foruanlo! to Pjvinirr Or.
laiulo at I'ari-.
stafT olli i r made
tho Italian oni
muler u llac f
The almo annoiiiHtTiK iit prh
all.v iiioaiiH that ! Aii-trlait"
)uii afcrptrif tho nJtieil anni--
tloo torm. It has !xon pro loud
ly nnnonnoo' that tho allioV
tonn were sont to tho Austrian
BY JOHN KDWIN NI1VIN.
WASHINGTON. Nov. 2 Pret
Wilson's personal ies of the guar
antees to be demanded In considera
tion of the granting of an armlstiM
to Germany are before tho suprem
war council at Versailles. That body
personally asked for them by cab
and they were at or.ee furnished.
It is understood that th HUjremo
war council at Versailles approved in
full the armistice plan prepared,
by the British and American naai
authorities. These terms were d!
russed at some Prirth hy Admiral
Benson and his assistants and Sir
Brie Ceddes. of the British admiral
ty, when the latter was her a fvv
weeks ago. While, the details con
cerning theru cannot b revealed, it
was announced by ofiddalR who
know what they are nlon general
!in s. that they provide for doubb
safeguards and absolutely render th
German navy, specially it sub
marine, p o w e r 1 e -
Time is Iiidofiidfo.
Ju-t when a d finite stntemr.t
concerning the armitic- terms a v. 1
Germany's r ply thereto m a y be ex
pected was distinctly a puzzle among
oft! rials liere today. Some I ejie f j
that the r' ; ly w ould come within
2 4 to 4S h.urs at the le-t. while
e.ther" Slid t!:'- J'liddle of r.ext Week.
It is generally a -; I thrt "iie
war l about o.r, so fir as a et -l
f chting i i'-n -rr. d, althourh "f
course, th' re will b" no let-up in
American ffort i:nil Ge-rniar.y
surrend' r is in the b in's of ?dar-
'"i:';!:ib made -ry plain nriiu
today tb : d- inie a .-t!-.n on tn.
am.!-ioe '!,i'v,ior, v.UII r.' t " t
'b! I ye.. The v;r f , ' t ;
well a!"nc w : t h :: w r-i ar I p-r.
fret harn".rn reign-- Wlo--, the a r r- -
ea!5 c ifd it ".' '.11 ' " f "".r d t h a t f v; rv
pr J P- . r i r " r n '.' h 3 v j r 9
l Je- f er.
Belay i-i rnaoidbbn
It w-it (:': l.y ;.nn.un' e j .
the p r ' s ' 3 r n ' - ' r ' 1 . 1 - i r ' i c
i n f r m 1 c f li 1 . i i - tr iT.pir: z
hu that t h "-"; t r ' '.' ( : n " t
e a-.ebb-d. :..--,!-. , V.r. w B-.-.etl
.- f th- 1 r -: ! e r. t , a k d t!
Ameri- :n r : b- ' : p .;nt. P
was- r e ; o "t t.V . ?o m a k e ar":-h-t:e
rn a - ha v- e.-.ri . u -
l'r d i - uss '. :) .. i: "-la-m'.-l
fa-hion wr.-ild j lay dir- "Iv into th-hand-;
i.f 'or: an-.-. Nothir-g of th-
kind w.il - d'T.e- b .t the ( r.rtr
armist.e t'-ran.s : v. a de p'p
r-s- x m. h-.'.e at th ir::- ! p.e -i' 'e
Th-- ra ; ort that b st an u'
c.fT'.cial rr ;y f term mav r.e n
the hands " th er-i n h:-h co-
m a n I r r i '' 1 i lit ; i o r r t . t : n
'hro igh th ant o-j.r n.e-"t that it
V3 ' rn --. ' '" t n T t h - TT "
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