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FULL Lowed Wire of the United Press Association. /COMPLETE Service of the News- paper Enterprise Association. VOLUMI St. NO. 25(. BERLIN IS IN REVOLT! SEATTLE MUST RAISE HALF MILLION IN NEXT FIVE DAYS Five days! There remain only five days in which Seattle is to make good on War Savings Stamps. The city is now only $500,000 short of its quota. This means an average of $lOO,OOO a day must be invested in these small govern ment bonds. Let every one make himself or herself a commitec of one. Buy one stamp. Buy two stamps. Buy as many stamps as you can. Ev ery stamp is going to count. When New Year's dawn arrives, that $500,000 must be account ed for or Seattle will have failed to achieve the 100 per cent standard of loyalty to America. The banks in Seattle are co-operating. At a meeting of the Clearing House association, on December 19, it was voted to permit the withdrawal by depositors of savinnp accounts at this time WITHOUT PENALTY OF LOSING INTER! iST, provid ed the money is invested in War Savings Stamps. The time is short. Your duty is plain. Baby, 12 Hours Old, Is Found in Apartment House Here Wh»n the Janitor of an apartment at 214 Hurnmlt avc N . *tarted 1 •n hlii morning round* at 4 o'clock fhumday, he saw a swathed bundle •n the first floor and heard an in articulate and gurgling noise. Me un*wathe<l the bundle, taking an old cotton blanket, an old •00l blanket, and an old blue dress. Make TfUniia Mew Year Revived. That I will avail mywlf of my Inber it«''! opportunity to own a part of my country, and tliat I will lake the first *t<-p toward acquiring tlll<» early In the new year of J 919. We that you read carefully the Classified Heal Estate columns of next Saturday's Star. and discovered a blue eyed baby boy, about 12 hours old. The apartment *»f Mr*. A. J. Giles was nearest, ao the Janitor pushed the button several times. and routed Mrs. Giles out of bed Hhf took th*» baby and cared for It until a woman from the police department Juvenile division arrived There wan no note left with the waif. It wiih lylnic In the middle of the hall, the old dress remnant be- Ins; augmented by the two blanket NeetJon* to keep out the cold. Aenordlng to the police matron the baby In one of the finest specimens she ha* ever seen. It I* cared for by city hospital nurse*. Salvation Army to Have Tree Tonight Christmas fun lan't over for poor boys and girls. Thursday night, there will be n big ''hriMtma* Ire rally at Salvation headquarter*, Fifth avn. and Washington «t. It l>cglnH at 1 p. m . and I* especially for boy* and girl* whone chimney* were too tight to let Santa make much of n r ill. Hinging and other entertainment will be feature*. Candy and paw try and other gift* will be given little gucnts. The Seattle Star THE GREATEST DAILY CIRCULATION OF ANY PAPER IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST SENATOR ASKS IRISH FREEDOM WASHINGTON. I>ec. 24. Senator Phelan today introduced a resolu tion requesting the American dele gation to the peace conference to do all In their power to obtain eel/-de termination of government for Ire land. A similar resolution han been In trodured In the house and a number of hearing have lM»#»n held on the question of Irish home rule. i'helan bases Ireland's claim on President Wilson's statement regard ing the self determination of Kovern mont for small nations. Brothers Complain of Each Other for Mutual Benefit Two brother*. J. H. Gilkey and H. M. Gilkey, filed complaint* agalnnt each other with Deputy prosecuting Attorney friend the day before rhrlMtmOH, each charging the Other with being an habitual user of morphine. They w»re sentence#! to HO day* in the county stockade by Justice of the Peace Otis Brinker. "We want to get away from the stuff.'' ih<- brother* explained to Judftfc IJrinkcr. mm Horoml fiaaa M»it«r Vlnr I, till, m lha Poatnffle. «t «. aula, Wuk, under lh« Art ul t un|i»aa Mar. h I. 1171 CENSORSHIP STILL GRIPS COUNTRY no private Citizen Can Send Cable or Letter to Foreign ports Without Government Spying Into It; "Cen sorship Lifted" Not True PRESIDENT WILSON ARRIVES IN LONDON BY LOWELL MELLETT (United Preaa Corrcapondentl London, Dor. M. Amid booming ol gun* and cheer* of enorm«u* crowd*. Pr«widetil Wilson was welcomed to london llil* afternoon King george and Queen Mary met him at Lhe train. Aa he left hk car. • hand Hayed The Star Spangled ban ner " The king quickly stepped forward when Wllaon appeared. and they ahook handa with great cordiality. Itolh smiled and exchanged apparent pleasantries. Then Mr*. Wllaon ad vanced. hearing a huge bouquet. The queen and princess Mary came up ■mlllng, and were Introduced. "I heartily welcome >wi to F.nglanrf." said the king In tJ>e president. "I heartily appreciate 11, I as sure you." readied Wllaon. While the hands switched to "The Stars and Stripes Forever.'' the pres Ident and the king reviewed the kings guard In the train *hed. The troop* stood stiffly at attention. Tlie king and President Wilaon engaged In a lively talk it* they walked, but the music drowned out their voice* Tho king no*t Introduced I'remler Lloyd 'Joorgo. who wm waiting h**l tatlngly for the signal to cotne for ward. Ho advanced and ahook handa m'>*t cordially and llngerlngly. There was an Impressive gathering nf notables at the station. Including field Marshal Haig, Admiral beatty. Chancellor Bonar Law. Foreign Min ister Balfour, Premier Hughes of Australia. Premier Borden of Can ada. tin* maharajah of Bikanci, lord Cecil, lord Curzon, Sir eric geddes and many others. They waited on the platform for nome time before the train pulled In, at 220 p. m. Then the crowd of din tlngulshed personages (turned for ward, eager as youngsters. The president left his train at Charing Cros* station, In the midst of a s«*ene of splendor. In the train sheds. flags, pennants and banner* were suspended from the framework, from Kteel pillars. and entwined with hunting In decoraJJons that were strikingly effective. I let ween ranks r»f l T nlted States troops. a guard of honor, the prewl dent parsed thru doom curtained In ■carlet velour. and theme to a court yard where the royal carriages stood under a long canopy extending tc» the Strand. On the Strand the masses of people behind lines of British troops caught their first glimpse of the president. The route all the way to Mucking ham palace w;ls a mass of color, the red, white ami blue of Britain and Franc«» predominating In the general scheme, and the red. white and green 1 of Italy, and red, yellow and black of Belgium frequent. But the Stars and Strips were everywhere. The great facaUo o£ the national SKATTLK. WASH., THURSDAY. DECKMHKK 2(>, 1918. WAKIIINOTOV, lirr •(, - peace not ended (h« tyran ny of the censorship Every letter and every cable gram you »rn<l abroad and rvrry letter Mtid rittliMirniit you receive from abroad ta being cetiiorwl by I'nrle Ham Thru the recent announcement by the government that all cen aorahlp of press dispatches had been lifted, the Impression w»a created that all rertaomhip haa I teen lifted Thin |fl f<»r from (tot fart. The spying eyes of tha government's |w>«Ul rerianra atlll peruae ever> letter >ou »rnd abroad, and th«* navy depart ment's cable censor in New York atlll arrutiniaea rvrry cable meaauge If thla postal cfntor or thla ruble censor doesn't Ilka your message for any muun under the tun. he haa Ihf [«wtr to atrlk« out sentences or to strike out the wholr meawige. Thla power la vmikl In him under the tradlnit with the rnemv art. Itul we no longer have an en rnt>. II) no possibility ran the enemy fight again. W« are preparing to make peare with (•rrman) Newspaper dispatches *re not Interfered wllh by the govern ment. but th»jr do not ritimlxr even a few hundred The mil Hon* of private rltljrns «re rrn sored Just aa strictly a» during war. t have aj>k*d (he e«||aftr«hip division of the poalnffli* depart moot thia direet a una Uon "f» It true thai every letter went out of thla country la being opened and read by tha |Mt«f Imprnmlve (iaUtfrinf Scene of Splendor flrr» department cerworaT* The unawer I got wan "It la true that all mail mat ter It still being censored an II ««>» before lltr armistice hm KliimL" That cablegram* art* being renaored. uny buaineaa houae dealing with forrlgti countrtaa known. It in admitted by the cenaorwhip «»ffi<e Senator Lawrence Y sherman of Illinois. discussing the ran aorahlp attii me today. denounc ed it aa an autocratic usurpa tion of the personal rights of American citizens "The lime Is bar*." said Ken ator Khcrtnan. "to r»|Kwl that part of the espionage Uw and the trading with the enemy art relating to censorship. Tha gov rrnmutt liu gons mad on the ■nbjact. "The general statutes govern Ing abuar of the malta are ample to protect the paople In time of peace It I* time to reafnre rum plete freedom of the |»eop|e and press «nd froedom of speech "In lifting preaa rrn«oriMp and continuing censorship of pri vate messagws the government In exervislng an unfair dlscrlm Inallon Abuae la always pmr tii-ed on some one who can't re wnt It. Tha few newspapers that use the cAble ran resent It publicly. The millions of prl vate rltiaens who might want to use the cable or send a letter across sen# cannot. "Tha oei ret of tha matter U that tha censorship la loath to give up a single yeadige of lu power." muaeum was hidden by flaira. ban nem. tiennanta and enormoua glided eagles and lion* Force* of decorat or* were busy all day Chrl*tmu and all taut night. Chrlatmaa crowd* and early arriv ing spe- tatom were dodging *tri> lad tier* All along the two mile route from the railway station to the pal i»oe. the way la lighted to blace forth tonight. Pall Mall and Rt. .lame* sts are lined with famous cluha, the window* of which were filled with member* and their wive* Crossing llaymarket, thn carriage with the pre*lilent and King fjeorge passed close by tlie statue of (Jeorge 111. The greatest color effect w»* at Hyde Turk corner Thousands of Hrltlah women In khaki and In navy blue, convalescent sailor* In light blue, trimmed with red and white, and members of the royal force In sky blue, were massed on the park alope. GERMANY AND TURKEY BREAK PARIS, I>ec. 2H -Copies of the Vosalcho /fitting received hero do clare relations between germany and Turkey have been severed In Canada, There's Bread A-Plenty on Restaurant Tables In British Columbia, even the restaurant men admit the war Is over. Not only have they restored the sugar bowl, but they have alno brought the bread plate hack, no that the dlnern may havo enough. In Seattle— Oh. well, restaurant men are utill shaving bread with rnxorß and the two-Mllee wnr ration in 'till the fiiahlon. $700,000 Paving Proposal Is Up I'avin K of boyer ave. at an ex pense of $700,00n Ih a problem being dealt with by the city streets com mittee Thursday afternoon I«.ust March, the committee re fused to permit the expense on ac count of the war, and the fact that costs were soaring above reach of the paving tax limits allowed by law. Hoyer paving plans were according ly held ovc.r until peace should ar rive. WOUNDED Yanks Arrive NEW YORK. Dec. 2ft.- The British steamship Saxonia. with 1.347 wound ed American soldiers aboard, arrived here today from Liverpool. GOVERNMENT NEAR FALL; REBEL SEAMEN GAINING Warships Reviewed By Chief U. S. FLEET COMES BACK HOME FROM WAR ZONE IN SNOWSTORM THOUSANDS SEE ARMADA it\ H. D. Jacobs (t'nlted I'ress Correspondent) NEW YorK. Iter. ?6—Ameri can battle fleet, returning victor ious from tlie war. was welcomed borne today by cheering thou sand* wltn w allheal the intprrs aive opertarle from Inal* and sk« »rr«|»*r». ami every point of vantage. A whirling snowstorm at times blotted out I lie fighting ships aa they -noved slowly up the bay. post the Statue of Liberty, where Secretary daniel's reviewed them from the <*w k of the Mayflower. I*rrr*<liriir fho floot rame a mrtn of *maJl craft and ftubrnartSe chaser*, dear ing tho way. The Islands In tho harbor, tho dock* and top* of tail building* wopo with wpec UtOfK, despite « cutting wind. I* ItrnlMl It wim the greatest naval review In American history. and It marked the ilay when the I,'nlted state* for mally ujwumul It* place oh the W' ond naval pnw»r of the world. The biggest aea fighting forr» the t'nlte.l State* over boasted today had Its fimt being a* h *ln k1 e unit, a ve rl table American urmad.i. aa He«retAry l>anlel» reviewed the combined battle fleets. I mtnedlately after the review. S.OOO mllur* were to he landed for a parade down Fifth ave. The review vu the official wel come to the Atlantic fleet, which for nearly two year* ha* kept the Fnlted State* flit* flying In Kuropean wa ter*. The ten long Bray craft ateom i*d up the hay thla morning to the music of cheera and alren*. and In the Hudson river Joined the home squadron, which haa remained on thla aide. Ten Dreadnought* Tlie home-coming fleet comprised Admiral Mayo'* flagship, the Penn aylvnnla. and nine other dread nought*, the Arizona, Oklahoma. Ne vwlft, I'Torlda. I 'tah. New York, Texan, Wyoming and ArkanaAa. To** Paper Slmwrr Karh mammoth fighter flow from her ma*t« streamers of ribbon al most 100 foot long. When tho col umn came Into view of the crowd* In Ix>wer Mnhhattii.fi. shower* of torn paper beirnn pouring down from tho windows of the *k>Hrrapor*. Aa tho vfaaoiH went into the Hud won. they came quite* rloao to tho Now York sl<!o. ho that tho pooplo had a good view. Tho rhoorlng waa not continuous. After each burxt (Continurd on page 1) When the Cops Saw the Hon. Okani Back Again, They Threw the Windows Open in a Hurry S. Okani, 50, of a long line of ven erable ancestors. has a hog ranch at South Park, and carts swill thru the city streets every day. Thursday, not for the first time, he entered the police station in custody of a health officer. The police desk squad hurriedly threw open several windows and puffed furiously at their cigars. To make thin point clear, it must In- explained that the Honorable Okani, tho he 1m valet to hiN hogs, never changes his attire and never washes. So Ray the police. Year in. year out, he wears the same clothes and underclothes, they say. Whenever the descendant of the two sworded and helmeted Samuri enters a hashhouse or noodle-Joint, the other Washington st. denizens arise, grab their nostrils and beat it. according to the police. The Honorable Okani. born and reared in the free mountains of Old Japan, where he was once a happy peasant, cultivating rice for yen, has uo regard for health ordinances, il NIGHT EDITION TWO CENTS IN SEATTLE rv Taw, br Mali. It II la IIH U'o-Itliiar t-r\rr>i"lef • Tonl*h« «n<l Wdir r«ln: wtrmif Miller I orccasi. tnnijfht, fr'-nh aouthrf|y wirt'la. COPENHAGEN, Dec. 23.—Troops and civilians are joining the revolting sailors in Berlin, according to a dispatch from the German capital received here today. The dispatch, sent Christmas night, said the gov ernment's position was becoming more dan gerous. (The last dispatch from Frank J. Taylor, United Press staff correspondent in Berlin, was filed Christmas morning. It said l>oth sides were claiming victory, and that the government had announced officially that the revolt was crushed.) The Alexander and Franzer regiments have mutinied and joined the rebels. Leaders of the revolutionists said the whole Berlin gar rison would soon join. More Men Coming Mariners from Kiel an<! Wilhels haven are reported en route to Berlin to help the rrvoltfnir i®l<lJeni. It I* believed. n«-cording to Berlin advlnea. th>t nearly 100 have already turn killed In the street fighting The Vorwaert* mud that a «uml>er Of Berlin guards and a few republi ran guard*. a* well mm many «rm«l civilian* and Hparticldeji. axa Joining the mi lorn. rebels. the Berlin dispatch nay*, hold the streets and houses from Koenigstrasse to the city haS. They are demanding the resignation of Chancellor ebert anil Haase In favor of Ledebour and radical leader* chancellor Arrested Putin* one phase of the trouble, it I* re|Hirte<l that the marine* ar reeted Chancellor Kbert, richard barth. secretary of the independent socialist party, and Herr lansberg, socialist member of the n4chnUut, but later released them. The mutineers refused to obey order* *endlnn them to various naval Kuiin. and are demanding 80,000 mark* pay, which they nay la due them. Detail* of the rioting received here tell of conalderahle destruction in the ix>ur*e of a hard fight. I'aiare Shot l> The nallor* arrlve<l In Berlin at 7 p. tn Monday. The comma* cfc-r of Berlin and hi* adjutant, and other authorities, turned artillery on the nailor* who were holding the royal palace, and began an Intern* bora bardment. , The wall* were shot full of hole* and the great porches were destroy < i, The balcony from which the kal aer made hi* fa-noua speech at the Is-glnnlng of the war was smashed and the window* were broken. The government's republican guard finally captured the pilan, and the sailors then took refuge in a large building near hy. which tlwy are reported to be still holding. BERLIN. Dei- Seventy per sons were killed and as many mare injured in the sailors' uprising, in which the royal palace was seiz**]. the newspapers estimated today. The newspaper Red flag claims u victory for the revolutionists. Vorwaerts charges the uprising was duo to efforts of Liebknecht and Ledebour. radical leaders. It is officially claimed that the quick suppression of tills conspiracy has convinced the sailors they are powerless to cause further trouble and that they have pledged them selves not to oppose the government again Sailors at Kiel sent a message criticising the rebels and supporting tin* government. n pen is lie forfeit* his bail each time he is arrested, the police say He has an aversion to stilted court procetlurc. He |»oNtcd $"» bail for health ordi nance "violation"' Thursday, which he will not reclaim. Thursday norning be wore the same suit he appeared In ye.irs ;i*ro over a suit many years older. Thru rents, the mlrnc of years was visible. Despite this, and a cough, the Hon orable Okanl was cheerful. He srnil ed continuously, his black eyes twinkling He has never shaved, but the honorable heard has not atUiiricd any great length, alt ho scraggly. A manicurist would faint right off at the sight of his nails. Czech Troops Are on Saxon Border V»ll I uwi VI V 1 AMHTKIIDAM, Pec. 26.- C*<vh troops have arrived nt the saxon border along the Lausitz frontier. according to dispatches from Dcrtln. HUNGARY URGED TO START WAR ON THE CZECHS WAsHINGTON, IX Strong factions at Budapest are urging hun gary to war upon the Poles and Czecho-Slovaks. according to diplo matic advices received here today. The report la that a new Hungar ian cabinet will be formed, with a policy committed to the absolute pro |ectlon of the former Hungarian frontier* in the eajrt and north. It was Indicated Hungarian repre sentative* at Paris will refer to the peace conference the Polish occupa tion of Austro Hungarian Galicia and the Czecho-slovak seizure of cer tain territory within recognised Hun garian bounds a* a violation of the armistice. The Hungarian* put up little oppo stltlon to the advance of Polish le gion*. retiring from lemberg and permitting the Poles and Ckrminiana to struggle over their counter claim* to the territory. In Slovakia, however, they relin quished their position only after strong Pseoho-Slovak forces were or dered Into the field. The advice* announce the retire -nent of La>uis Hire a* Hungarian for eign secretary. Say Fickert Will Be Exonerated of Densmore Charges SAN FRANCISCO. Dw. District Attorney Fickert will be ex onerated of charges contained In J. B. Densmore's distaphone expose when the grand Jury meet*, Monday nlfrht. according to persistent reports at the Hall of Justice. Because of Secretary Wilson's re fusal to allow Densmore or any of Pensmore's aides to testify, the grand Jury has been unable to sub stantiate any of the charges in the report. Some members of the grand Jury are said to favor formal condemna tion of the government's practice of wire tapping- Labor Men Planning "Instruction" for Miles Poindexter SPOKANE, Dec. 26.—T0 find out how he stands on reconstruction in which labor is vitally interested and to instruct him that It is labor'* wUh that ho work toward govern ment management of railroads and all public utilities and eventual gov ernment ownership, the Spokane Central Council today is starting a letter campaign directed ag:tinst Senator Miles Poindexter. About a thousand copies of a let ter expressing the council's stand are being sent out. Other labor bodies of the state are being asked to take similar action. AIR MAIL ROUTE FOR S. F.-SAN DIEGO 0. K.'D SAN FRANCISCO, l»ec. 26.—An aerial mall route between San diego and San Francisco is practicable, Lieut. S. H. Sharpe declared today. Sharps led a party of aviators, who charted a route between the two cit ies, arriving here late yesterday. The aviators were guests at a luncheon given by the Chamber of Commerce today. They expect to start on the return trip to San late today. Marie Sawyer to Be Tried Friday Marie Sawyer, charged with trans porting liquor to Seattle from great Falls. Mont . will be retried in Judge .1. Neterer's district court Friday. 1 l>r case was tried Tuesda>, but the jurors failed to agree. Miss Char lotte Kolmitz will represent the gov ernment.