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Have you any metal? Sell it to the Metal Shop, maintained by Seattle women for patriotic purposes, at Fourth ave. and Pine st. They will pay you in
War Savings Stamps, thus doing you and the W. S. S. campaign a good turn. Gold, silver, brass, copper —all metals —are good for War Savings Stamps. Full I .eased Wire of the l'nitc<! Press Association. Complete Scnire of the Newspaper Enterprise Association. VOLUME 21. NO. 2.W ENGLAND AGAINST WEAKENING NAVY Why Do Frenchmen Wed Yankee Girls? Here Is the Answer (Fv Xr«t|Mptr Knterptiae AlKJHX'latlani WASHINGTON. Dac. 5 Why do m> many Frenchmen who are «rnt to America with ih» various war mission* of their country marry American girls? B»c»uw to th*>-n American girl* are 'different ' They are so courageous, these little lailiri of the New World, ao Independ »nt. They do not have to 1» approarited thru aolemn »«fnu« of wati-hful pnp*a ami miunmw, tad on* can Invito them to so to Um theatre. or even for an auto lid*, without taking papa ant) mamma al<>njr' They maku en tutmrr.t* without aveo consult- Inc papa and ma-ntna" They play tennis and r"lf thsy ride horseback. they iwim; AVIATOR DELIVERS U.S. IMJUL Pathfinder Arrives Here Aft er Stormy Trip: Pre dicts Regular Service The first bait of mall to be deliv trr-1 in Seattle by an airplane «•» (fflctally turned owr to Poetmaster Edgar Rattle Thursday afternoon by Flying Ueut A. K. Holland, of the t'nited State* army. Pioneer of the mminj aortal mail and [Hnwni'r route alone the Pa «fir coast. IJeut. Hogland rested In fleattke Thursday, following hi* ll hour flight from Itarfaiwnto to Seat tie In adverse weather. The aviator arrived In Seattle at 317 o'clock Wednesday afternoon, but was un able to affect a landing until I 37. .% Roach Voyage While, according to hla statements. Lieut. Hogland encountered natural disadvantage* in observing the ceurse of the meditated mail route, he nay* the plan I* perfectly feasible. The success of the Initial trip, he •ay*. will justify the government In establishing. without delay, an air Wane service between Seattle and Point* Mouth. It took Uogland only five hour* to reach Seattle from Eu fene, Ore, In thi* Interval, the avl *tor flew thru a stiff gale and hard Wind. Arriving at the University of Washington grounds shortly after ' P. m. Lieut, llogland circled three times over the university building* and tree*, but wa* unable to affect a landing on the limited •pace, bordered with a cheering m»s% of men In uniform and civil ian spectator*. He then directed hi* cour*e to the ■anlrjpai g n \( link*, where he t»r>rt«"S without ml*h»p. A crowd Immediately aeaembled. The *pace •"ntalnlng the machine wan rope<l o" by the police n few minuted *ft«r the landing, to prevent lt» ®°"lble Injury. lieut Hogl&nd was exhausted rhiilM, an ,| wnn taken directly to the Hotel Waahington In a prl **t* car. There, fo]lowing a warm ■•th ®nd a meal, he related the In dent* of hln epochal trip briefly 'f weather condition* are not ■odified Friday. I ahall return to *r*m*nto by train, leaving my P l *"* In Seattle." Lieut. II or land ia ml Thursday. In dlacuseing hi* *turn. The trip was very hard, berause •« constant rain and a hard wind, •w I should not like to attempt It (Mediately again if the weather fisf**, and the outlook Is good. I Of course, return by air," he ■Ho '-le„t Hogland* flight, thru the . ** r 'f weather condition*, i* a Oration of the reliability of airplane. according to Seattle mechanical . *|»ertfl. f-»|f)we,i th „ ni(tht w(th th , ■••neat of Interest. Malie, It « Mil* a Minute • hvt'l, 1 * "" " ' r " v l> " wln ' l of , ?* """""•"•r.-.i the enure trip oijry r ,,| j 7 minute*, f,leut. fC»ntl„urd I'nor Ten) fund (. r relief * quarter' t h " rt m "" on **> d r fr.tnca In three <iay«. they drive their own automo biles. They are "epatantaa"! They do not seem to be afraid of anything in the world, not even "current* of air." for they go about bare headed and bare necked In all aorta of weather They talk about anything for they *re Just aa Independent In their opinion* aa they are In their conduct. The chatkcea are they can tell you what they think about anything you choose to mention from the i>r«-»ident'* peace note* to the be«t way to get rid of cootie* when you go hack to the front. And If thev say thing* that are funny and you laugh at them, it only peem* to please them. They are not embarrassed at all The American girl* are very pretty, torv- -~noat of them. VICTIMS OF BANK FIGHT I REMSBERG Statement Signed by Prom inent Citizens Recalls Fremont Bank Pailure One of ihr most «en*atlonal raiqpaign document*, Hearing the iicnature* of a mure of rep renen tat 11 e rtlljen.* of Fremont, directed again*! I'oct lommio •ioner Ketnaberg. made it* ap pearance today. It recall* the failure of the Fremont Stale bank, of which Ketnsberg waa president The statement la algned by vic tim* of the bank failure, and in elude* Senator D»n Sam V. Collins. Howard McKee. A. D. tirow. T. C. Snider. J. A. Townaley, J, II Goodrich and K. C. Morrison. The statement. under the caption. "Remsberg's Record." followa "On January 31. 1917. the Pre mont State bank, of which Judge C. K. Remsberg wa* organizer and president, closed It* door* owing de positors between 11*0.000 and 1170. 000. practically all of which waa from working men and women. The depositor* number™! *OO. "The stockholder* of the bank were C. K. R«wnsberg, J. Harwood Morris, S P. Dixon nnd W. A M<v Cutchln; the director* were C. K Remsberg, J. Harwood Morrt* and S. P Dtion. "At the time the bank closed Its door*. Jan 31. 1917. the S. P. Dixon A Co. corporation, (of which C. K. ltemsberg was secretary!, owed the bank, on unsecured notes, 14.1,000, or about one fourth of the deposit* "One note, for $12,000, wa* dated December 29th. 1918. only 31 day* before the bank failed It wa* signed by C. B. flemaberg, as pceretary." FLU NOW AS BAD AS DURING BAN Hpanlsh Influenza wax scheduled to become a quarantlnable diseaae In Seattle Thursday. with the papain * of an ordinance submitted to the city council by Mayor Ole Hanson and city Health commissioner J H. Mc flrtde. The ordinance wax slated for consideration at a special m»< tjng of the council Thursday afternoon. Immediate quarantine and Individ tial co-operation In the matter of hcaJth and sanitation should l>e taken, if the rising influenza menace la to In- finally obliterated, I>r. Mc- Brlde say a A total of 2*4 new Influ enza caiee.M, reported to the health department Wednesday, shows that influenza la now practically at the stage It was during the ban, when between K» and 25 people died each day, according to Mdlrlde. Hteps may be tak'-n by the health department to compel the owner* of cheap lodging house* to improve the general sanitation of their buildings, #mpeHally In regard to ventilation. Klfteen men were taken from such establishment* Wedneaday desperate ly 111 with Influenza, and conveyed to the old court house emergency hos pital They had lain in damp, poorly ventilated rooms for several days, without rnedbal ax*l*tance, which aggravated'their condition to th< dan ger point, Dr. McHridc aafrl 1 The Seattle Star "Tig'er" Clemenceau Lives in Plain Home, Second Floor BacK Most Powerful Man in France Leads Life of Simplicity—Honors Don't Bother Him He lives in a dingy apartment house aUtne, tare for a servant. A bowl of milk is hi* favorite evening food. It leu* long his habit for years to get up at 2 in the morning and dietate for an hour or two, tfun go Itaek to bed till 10. He has a violent temper and a sarcastic tongue, but likes peoplr to fight anil be wittier than he is. He has always led the opposition and has pulled down more premiers than any other man. He is a physician, but has never practiced. He has a modest income from literary work in addition to his salary. He is said to hare sold hi •Special to The Star by N. K. A.I PARIS. Dec & —Clemcn<-e»u, big ge«t and moat powerful man In France, acclaimed a* the mtvlor of hla country. 1* a real democrat. No palace for him tho he'* grent er than a king, more powerful than the president of France. Clemenceau live* in a dingy apart ment house In a narrow street In Parts. It's not In the fine residential district, either His flat Is the sec ond floor back " The great man live* alone, save for a servant or two. Ill* children am married and live elsewhere. He ha* been separated from hi* wife, whom he married In America, many years Milk I* Clemenceau * favorite food for hi* evening meal. He doesn't smoke any more He likes gray clothe* and always Wears a soft, crush hat. quite ancient. Hl* chief recreation Is walking In tho tiny garden l>ehlnd his flat. Hlnce he ha* been premier he ha* changed hi* habit*. l(e get* to the war office at a very early hour In the morning Formerly he moat of his time at literary work, writing plays and books and editing the newspaper he founded, "f/Ilomme Libre " Worked j n Nlf tit Hour* Then It wan (*lemenre;iu*s cuiitom to have a bowl of milk for dinner and go to'bed very early, lie would Invariably get up at 2 or 3 o'clock In the morn In* and upend a couple of hours dictating to hl« secretary. Then he would ro back to l»«l and get up "for the day" about 10 o'clock. The long suffering aecretary lived nearby. It was hi* Job to get him eelf out of l»ed and over to the Clem enceau flat at the exact minute of the night when the maater felt like climbing out of bed and doing some work. I.lUea a |-'iglit (lemenceau has a violent temper. |f«> like* a fight He geta In a rage and fights with a bitter, sarcatlsc tongue when he's opposed. But paradoxically, those who have come in contact with him a great deal say he doean't like people to agree with him all the time, he liken them to come l»ark at him. be wittier than he Is Moat people, including officials, are afraid of the Clemenceau Ire Kor close to half a century he has l>een either » member of the cham l»er of deputies or a senator He has always been lender »»f the opposi , lion, and is credited with pulling THE GREATEST DAILY CIRCULATION OF ANY PAPER IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST f.ntrrnl n* flecon«l Clih MilUr May t. lift, at ttia I'witofflr# at HcaltU, Wu h . uad«r tfca Art of Congr»ae March I, l|?f l>neon't Smoke SEATTLE, WASH., THURSDAY. DECEMBER 5, 1918. newspaper, L'Homme Libre. down more rremler* than iu>y other man tlemenceau In 77 year* old. 11l I* a phyalrUn. but h« ha* never practiced. Tho he ha* written fa mous l*ook* and playn and haa been a public man all hi* life, ho ha* never been elected to the French academy. because candi date* for the "Immortel* • are *up poaed to call upun eax h member ajid a*k for hi* vote. Olemenceau wouldn't do that If he'a ever elected. It will not be because he nollclted the honor. \ lalfot America It w.i* In IS*S (hat Clemenceau went to America, and he uw the surrender of Vicksbiirtc >md now he baa Men American aoldler* come to France and force the aurrender of the fierman Invader* of hi* own land. While In Amerba. Clemen ceau wiu a profe**or of French 111 erature In an academy at .Sbimford. Conn In I*7l Clemenceim w:i* mayor of Montmartre, oiw of the arr»mll**c rnent* of I'arl* In 1875-74 he vu president of the I'url* municipal council, which Job In equivalent to beltiK mayor of all Parla. Karh ar rondl**emcnt h»* a mayor, who I* appointed. K.k li clecL* wmbfr* of the municipal council, which choose* a president. Clemenceau'a Kalnrv I.* premier I* 100,000 (about 119.000) franc* a year The member* of hi* cabinet, whom he appoint*, (ret SO,OOO franc* a year. The president of France. M Itay rnond I'olncare, Ret* a aalary of 1,000 000 francn a year, but he live* In a palace, and I* *uppo*ed to *pend It all. British Troops Nearing Cologne I/)NDON, Dec. f, llrltish troopn have approached to within 22 mil*'* of Cologne, their principal objective. It wan shirwn In Field Marshal HaJg's official Ntaternent today. "We have reached the line of Kronenburg. Hchlelden and Huron," the communique said. (Iluren in 22 miles south west of Cologne i Will Wear Masks in Frisco Stores tIAS KUANCIHCO. |»Ec r». City health Officer If.iHslcr has asked i that »ll employes of department •tores wear Influenza rna.sk* again, i 1 owing to the Increase In Influenza. I Thirty four new c&sch were reported ; yesterday. SAYS RUSS WERE NOT GIVER AID Kerensky Compares Ger man Revolution With Trouble in Russia IS BOLSHEVISM DODGED? 111 KinVIS 111 KI.IM.KIt (Copyright, 1»1», by I'tilled I'resa i MINIMIS. Iw-r i.—"lf Kussla had lirrnuni'i prami opimr t unity II ktimald now be a frral drimar« ) like Awirfl I," \l**l amtrr Itrrimki, former Russian premier <l«rUrnl In an Intrr ilr« with the I nllnl I'rmi to- Ha> , In whli h li<> ilrrw > com parUon Imfn ;he lliioliii ami Ihe timiun r»\ »liili»n«. "I lielleve the tlermati revolution, altho atarted under similar rondl tlona. and with almll'tr alma to the Itusslan. waa able to avert Bolahe vl*m There .ire thr»e striking feature* In which the two differ "Klrst. owing to i>e%< e prngreaa uttalned < lerwanv oan itrvoW her entire effort to Internal reconstruc tion. Instead of being compelled, like Ituaai.-v to defend herself simul taneously from the foe No I'ropafanda "Hreond, Germany Is nh)«rt to no |*>wtrful, hostile Internal propa gandn "Third, If starvation actually threatens, Ormany ran get the al lies to help. Ituaal% had nolKxly to aid her. Thr«» spell the difference be tw<-en succeaa and failure, and tell the utory of ItUaslu « tragedy If Ituixua had "lerrnanya pr«went op portunlty. she would now b« a great democracy, like America "When the old regime was over thrown. Russia had to fight an out «ide foe with one hand and do the best she could to build up herself wtth the other Aa a result, she was unable to perfect a new economic and political structure sufficiently ■trong to withstand the strain "The Itusalan army was worm eaten with German propagandists Aa an esample of this, every time I Issued an order, while preparing for the July offensive. Rupprwht ap (Continued on Paje Knurl Belgian Forces Are Approaching the Rhine River IfAVKK, Dec. & lielglan troop* have approached within IS mile* *»f tho Khlnr. it wa* IndlratMl In tho I'.rltjian official communique today. have occupied Noud," the re port said "A light detachment h.ui entered < ►denklrchen." Odenklrchen I* on Important town 15 ml Ira southwest t»f Dusseldorf .ind 25 mile#* northwest of Cologne. Will Discharge 100,000 Navy Men WASHINGTON. !*c I. —Ola charge of 100.000 men from the navy, as soon as convenient, ha* been au thorised by Secretary I>anlels Ho aaJd the forces would be considered ns units, and no Individual* would be uismiflned In Europe Daniels Favors Wireless Control WASHINGTON, I*ec. 6 —-Oovern nwtit monopoly of all wlrelc** In the I'nlted State* and It* p<i**e**lon* w»* ll(| \DC ated hy Secretary of the Navy Daniels today. KING ALBERT AND HIS PARTY ARE IN PARIS I'AIUH. Deo f. King Albert of HHKiurn ami hi* party arrived here today. A Letter From Clarke Editor The Star: I feel that 1 owe to The Star and to the bank.H of Seattle an apology for not calling to your attention the peculiar position occupied by Seattle hank* on my Hat of $l,OOO subscribers to War Hav ings Stamps. The banks of Seattle have carried at all times thruout the year a stock of sUimps amount ing to from $200,000 to $.100,000 In value. They have Hold them to the public, and have made WILSON TO SEE FRANCE NEXT WEEK President and Mrs. Wilson Occupy Former Suite of Hohenzollerns IS PLANNING SPEECHES 8Y IUHIKKT J. BKNIIKR (tinlMt Kress Staff t"orres|>ondenl) AMMKI) 11IK I. H. N. (•KOK«>K WASHINGTON, ller. s.—<Hy W lmlwn to Nm \ork >— President Wilson will talk plain 1) upon lil» II principles when hr rcwrhrw Knnrf. The president la busily at work on the tentative drafts of the apeechea he will deliver In Kronen. There la every ItHUGAtion that the president will declare for grading down of armaments on ant and land and that no one sea power ran be nupreme The prMldent alept late today, and It wa* announced that hla cold la h»tt»r The aea la rough. Ixint wireless n#*i report* are Itelng received by the president fre qqently during the da) Sfayor Htttn of New Tor It wlnh ed the president "Godspeed" by wireless After disposing of his routine work, the president resta much of the time, under orders of Hear Ad miral Grayaon. hla personal phval clan. The latter and 1 "resident Wil son take frequent constitutionals about the decks. The president at tends the ahlp'a movie* and |«rtlc! pates In all functions. The George Washington la expect ed to arrive In Tlrest on !»»«•. li. of IS, by way of the Aw>re*. The ship's wlrelesa la In constant touch with Washington All the VMset't appointments are very plain. The president and Mm. Wilaon occupy the same aultea that were built especially for the kaiser and kaiaertn yeara a«o. The aufne waiter who served the former kaiser and kajacrln la nerving the president and hla wife In the uim aulte. WASHINGTON. l>ec. 6 The navy • department wan In ron»tant wlrele** communication today with the presidential *hlp Ceorce Wa*h- Inicton and her convoy. Just he fore 10 a. m the department stat ed that all ««• well with the party. No definite report of position had been made at that hour. GLASS NAMED TO TREASURY WASHINGTON. I w G Nomi nation of Congressman Carter Glass. Virginia, to be necretary of the treasury waa went to the senate today from the White House Claim entered congress In 1902 and first won national recognition for his aid In drafting and carrying thru the federal reserve hank net. <ila*s will assume the duties of the secretary of the treasury De cember 16. Secretary McAdoo an nounced today. McAdoo tuild he will take a *hort rent and then will rr*uine the pruc tic* of law In New York. McAdoo will remain on the Job n» director (rcneral of railroad* "until a couple of day* after the flrft of the year." of the new secretary, McAdoo ■a Id: "Personally I am deeply gratified thut Mr Glass in to t>e lit the helm of the treasury and 1 nm confident ho will give the country a brilliant arul satisfactory administration " "It would he presumptuous on mv part to klvo out any statement Im* fore the senate confirms my appoint ment," (ilass said. collections on over 30.000 pledge* entirely without profit, commission or remuneration of any kind, and entirely at their own expense, a patriotic work that cannot be excelled. With ho large a stock of sta.mps on hand, a special re port was hardly neceasar\ There Is nothing "slack" in any Seattle bank that 1 know of, and I would like to make this explanation to the public. Yours truly, C. 11. CLARKE. NIGHT EDITION TWO CENTS IN SEATTLE /»r T«»n»*ht an* Friday, rain; WCalnCr I OICCdSI. mod'rat wind DIPLOMATIC FIGHT WILL BE WAGED ON PRESIDENT'S IDEA President Wilson's disarmament pro gram is to be attacked at the peace confer ence, it becomes strikingly evident today from a published statement made by British Secretary of Munitions Winston Churchill. In effect, Churchill gives notice that if disarmament means the weakening of the British navy, to any extent, the British dele gates will enter the conference with the firm purpose of combatting such a program. Naturally, this also is plain notice of oppo sition to President Wilson's "freedom of the seas" proposition. (By Cntlerf PrrMt Lratetl Wire. Direct to The Btmr) LONDON, Dec. !>.—Winston Churchill, minister of mu nitions, speaking at Dundee, declared that Great Britain is determined to maintain its naval supremacy. "We shall enter the peace conference with the absolute determination that no limitation shall be itnpcwed on our right to maintain naval defense," he said. "No matter what appeals are addressed to us. we do not intend to lend ourselves in any way to restrictions which will prevent the navy from maintaining its well-deserved superiority on the seas." In regard to internal affairs, Churchill said: "The government has decided upon nationalization of the railways, but has not yet decided regarding nationaliza tion of shipping, which is a complex question." LONDON, Dec 6 —(By Wireless.) —Both morning and afternoon pa per* prominently display the I'nlted l"ress dlspaU h filed by Robert J. Bender Juftl before President Wilson (tailed. In which It m stated that the president "undoubtedly will vk disarmament on sea aa well as on land." (Bender further said that the pres ident's Insistence on consummation of America's three year naval build Inic pro cram may possibly reflect his determination to ask other na tions to "scale down" or the United States will "scale up." and that "It Is reported the president regards the HUN OFFICERS CRUSH REVOLT AMSTERDAM. IVc 6 —Serious fiuhtitiK has occurred In Kreuu nach, in which revolutionists were defeated by army officers, It was reported here today. Officers forced the revolutionists at the point of pistols to haul down he red flag Following the rcmo\!. of the wounded, the of fleers cr.eered the former kaiser. Kreuinach is on the N'ahe river, eight miles south of the bend in the Rhine at Hlngen. It is in the territory to be occupied by the French under the terms of the armistice and is only 18 miles south of Kaub. which is expected to be the southern point of the American bridgehead. Kreusen.ich Is an lni|)ortant manufacturing cen ter. it haa a population of 25,000. Austrian Leader Says Union With Germany Is Vital LONDON, Dee. s.—There is a dls position to agree with the suggestion of Austrian Foreign Minister Bauer, that German Austria necessarily must Join the confederation of (ier man states, since reorganization of the Austrian empire is impossible. I'nlriw Herman Austria docs make »uch a move, Mic will h* left In an extremely difficult geographical and economic position. J "A Prussian Prince Says Ex-Emperor Needs Protection AMSTERDAM. Her 5-Prlnrt. Henry of Prussia, brother of the kai ser, has Issued a proclamation mat ing that ttie "eldest Hohenr.ollern" has left Prussia, and that it is. there fore. Incumbent upon him to cry thing possible to aid the lawfully elected government. "At the same time," he concluded, "It is my duty to stand by tlm kaiser and protect him from harm." Par Tiftf, by Mail. |ft $0 to 99 99 dajißer of militarism at sea to be aa great as on land and that he does not favor a Joint sew policy between Croat Britain and the United States. "I The Westminster Oaxette says: "The correspondent of the United Tress Is clearly a rather abrupt man. or he would have endeavored to put the new doctrine a little more per suasively." The Caxette expresses hope that Wilson will not sirens naval disarm anient excessively, thus overlooking the disarmament on land. The Standard calls it "A remark able statement." ARMISTICE TO BE EXTENDED? J.ONPON, I>c. s.—The Evening Standard says It understands the armistice will be extended. Montenegro Hopes for United State* of Jugo-Slavonia PARIS. Dec. 5.—A "United States of J into Slavonian" hnsed on the orie ntal American federation. Is Hie am bition of Montenegro, NicholM Hald ouclvlch, minister of the Interior, said in an Interview with thfe I'nited Press today. "We are heartily In favor of a union of Jufro-Slavs." said Haidoucl vtch. "We will Join In a plebescite on th« question of our future status. The peoples will abide by the result." PLAN TO INVITE FOCH TO AMERICA WASHINGTON. IVo. 6.—Marshal Foch, commander In chief of the allied armies, will lie invited to visit the rnited States, if a resolution be ing prepared by a member of the senate is adopted. Have you a* ~*tab lished businej* you wish to dispone off Note is the opportune time to sell at a profit able figure. WV sup pest that you list your business for sale with one of the dealers ad vertisinp under the. classified heading of I! us in ess Opportuni ties.