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ALLIED WARSHIPS MAY ATTACK RUSS "REDS"
—— __—„ FULL Leased Wire of the United Prrss Association. /COMPLETE Service of the News- paper Enterprise Association. » k. / VCU.I Mi: 21. NO. 258 HUN REVOLT WINS "ALLIES AGREED ON PEACE FUNDAMENTALS-WILSON |Wy ruil'd fVrit t.ra*r<t II Irc |t»rrrf to The War iffr 1 H MINIMIS. l>rc !*—l'rr,ldrnl Wilson. <p<«l>lni In Ihr hWtoric (>uild hall, dniiiml Imla.i hi* ' nniriMliiiiri tillh Itrlltsli «(ati«nirn hail rrtralnl a mni plr(r jfrmnrnl that Ihr ino* Nmu i>( piaif "would hr worth iintraw thrrr <l<«*l hark of Ihrm a permanent ronrrrt of poKfr for thrir iiutlnlriuuicr " 'That la thr moat reassuring thing that has ever happrnrd In thr world." hr said '"When thla war br tan. thr thought of a Iragur of na lions wan tndulgrntly consldrrrd aa thr Intrrrsting thouKht of doartrd •tudrnta. "It wan thought of aa onr of I hoar thing* (hat It »aa right to charactrr tor by Our mime which, aa a univrr aitv -nan. I ha*r always rrarntrd. It «u aald In l» aradrmlc." aa If that In ilarif wrrr a rsitdrmrallon ■northing that m»n could think about but nrvrr grt. llMln(ul>hnl Honor "Now. wr find thr practical, trad Ins minda of Ihr world determined to get It." hr aald. "Thr addrers which I have Juat hevril is m<at generoualy and rm rtousty conceived. and thr delightful •rcrnt of sincerity In It aeems llkr a part of that voter of rounarl which Is now rvrrrwhrrr to br heard. "1 frrt that a diatingulahrd honor ha* been txfiihrrnl upon mr b» thla l*o|£tx>n. to aaaurr you. **lh - witrlP»f»fri. of my eery < profound apprectttlnrf "Rut I know that I a-n only part «f what I mar rail a great body of drttrawUnw". "1 do not believe that It van fancy on my part that 1 heard In the wlw of irflfom# utifwl In lh» «rw!» of this crnt city and In the itrwti of Parts something more than a personal welrom» Yoirr of People "It Wfmnl to me that I hmnl the voice of onr people speaking to an other people, and It was a voice In which one could distinguish a lingu lar combination of emotion* There wa« surely there the deep grateful »ea» that the fighting »»« over There WUK the pride that the fight ln« had had such a culmination. "There wan that sort of gratitude that the nations engaged had pro rtuced such men aa the soldier* of Great Britain and of the United States and of France and of Italy— men whose prowess and achieve ments they had witnessed with ris ing admiration as they moved from culmination to culmination. Dalies of Others "But there wan something more In It—the consciousness that the busi ness Is not yet done, the conscious nees that It now rests upon other* to «ee that those live* were not lost In vain. "I have not yet been to the actual battle fields, but I have been with many of the men who have fought the battles, and the other day I had the pleasure of being present at a session of the French academy when they admitted Marshal Joffre to their membership. "That sturdy, serene soldier stood and uttered not the words of tri umph. but the Simple words of affec tion for his aoldiers and the convic tion, which be summed up In a sen lence which I will not try accurate ly to quote, but reproduce Its spirit, wa* that Franc* must always re member that the small and the we.-Jc could never live free In the world aniens the strong and th<- great al ways put their power and their *trength In the *ervlce of right. "That Is the after thought the thought that something must be done now, not only to make the Just settlements, that of course, but to see the settlements were observed and that honor and Justice prevailed AN APPEAL TO THE MEN IN INDUSTRY Only a few day* are left to get your 1918 War Having* Htamps, and Seattle la 1400,000 behind her rjuota.. Hurely the proud fto* attl«it**M who have put thl* city In th*? limelight of the world, are not going to fttand peacefully by and *e#. this, the firat failure, blacken our wonderful record. I*et uh all get behind the guns and ark) a littl« more to our aav- InKi account for a pro*|>erous New Your. Those of us that have not been able to pun-haae the limit of 1,000 must realise that those who could In most In stances have don#* so; therefore it resolves itaelf Iri this fact, that *" who have not purchased the limit must do our bent and try to buy a few more NO AGREEMENT IS REACHED ON SEAS H\ IOWHI.I MKIJ.KTT ll'nltrd I'rraa Staff forreapondentl LOMNIN. I>«* id—Britain and Ihr Unitrd STates ha\e not >rt riarM a common basis of understanding relative to free dom of the seas. With an agreement rrachrd on rvrry raarnUal of a league of na tlona. leader* of thr two grrat Kng Uah apraklng drmocraclra are today atrtvlng for a solution of thr second of thr moat Important factor* In thr prace ( negotiations Thr hnslc frlrndahlp wllh which thr two nations arr approaching Ihr subject cannot be questioned Hut (treat Itritaln. aa wrll aa America, la frankly taking Into account thr mi terial factora In thr raw Thr RrlU«h \ Irw From a vrry high Itrltlah official thr I'nlted Prrsa today obtained tha following outllnr of the Itrltlah point of view. with permission to prrarnt thr statrmrnts aa authorltatlvrly rrprraentlng thr attitude of tha HrlU«h goi rrnmrnt Great Itritaln la abaolutely con vlncrd that no Intrrnatlonal autlior Uy on thr ar«* la ablr to take the placr of Ihr British navy In aafe guardlng Itritish Interest* Thr government agrrra readily to lraatlc ratreaebmanU In Its building proffHm. providing oth#r power* do llkrwlar Thr government wiahra to •tart this rrtrrwhmfnl by sink In* thr »m I iin>« rial lintnan fWI. Defensive Weapon It wants thr opportunity to main tain It* own navy at thr amalleat poaalblr atrrngth ronalatrnt with thr aafrty of Ita mrrrantllr marine. and lta col on leu and deprndrnciee acat in the world. 'And a* I have comerwed with the aoldierit I have been more and more aware that they fought for something that not all of thein ha/1 defined, but which all of them r»c r>g nixed the moment you stated It to thetn. I ns table KquUlbrtatn "They ought to do away with an old order and to e*tabli*h a new one and the center and characterl*tlc of the old order wa* that un*tahie thing which we used to call the 'balance of power," a thing In which the balance was determined by the sword which wa* thrown In on the one side or the other —a balance which wa* deter mined by the UNSTABLE equlllbrl urn of competitive lntere*ts~ a bal ance which wa* maintained by Jeal ou* watchfulness and an antagonism of Interests which, thn It was gener ally latent, was always deep-seated. "The men who have fought In this war have been the nen from free nn tlons, who are determined that that sort of thing should end now. for ever. It is very Interesting fur me to observe how, from every quarter, from every sort of mind, from every concert of counsel, there comes the suggestion that there mu*t now be not a baliince of j«ower. not one |k>w erful group of nation* to set off against another, but a single over whel-nlng. powerful group of nation* who shall be trustees of the peace of the world. "It hafi been delightful. In my con ferencen with the leaders of your gov ernment. to find how our mind* moved along exactly the same line, and how our thought wa* always that the key to the peace was the guarantee of the peace, not Ihe Items of It. that the Items would be worth less, unless there stood back of them a permanent concert of power for their maintenance. That I* the most This one half million that Se attle la short cannot be taken up at the laat moment like a bond drive, because those who could and would, have their limit now, so neee**ity require* the wage earners to rally to the asalatan* e of our government. Now that the f'hrlstmas pleas* urea are over, let us *it down with our families and figure our finances, and see If we can't wave a few dollar* more, and de posit, them with l.'ncle Karn and take War Having* Btamp* for h« curlty. Wishing you till a happy and prosperous New Year, WILLIAM W. LADD, Chairman Industrial Division. The Seattle Star Irrrd ovrr thr world. liefrnsltr Ura|wn It Inalata thr itrltlah navy la only a drfrnalvr weapon and cannot br uard aggressively. and. thrrrforr. la not a thrrat to thr rrat of thr world Aalde from I hear facta, thr admlr ally naturally la conaidrrlng the purpose Iwhind thr new naval pro gram Frankly, thr udmlratty —ln thr light of lta own conrrptlon of lirrat Itritaln a nrcraalty for maintaining Ihr preponderance of Ita own navy falla to arr Ihr object In America's proinanl grrat Increase In bulldlUK lirltlah and American naval of' flcluls. whoar amooth cooperation at sea w.aa onr of the wonders of thr war. formed thr uarful habit of speaking plainly lo onr anothrr. Thla waa what mod* smoothness poadblt. t'an'l Her Our Program Thr Itrltlah do not dlagular ihrlr honrat brltrf that any building pro arum by America dlrrctrd toward naval supremacy la unwlar Thry aay America, dur to physical rra sons. need nrvrr brcomr raarntlally a maritime nation whllr tirrat Hrltain < aJUtvl avoid It TlierafOTO. they rraaon. if Ameru-a buildk th* biggagt oavy In th* world , r --y *t iiMiitMi "irr i -i, wWTe"Trttß TtHoWPTTTB^^MII^T' natural growth At least. that will to thr rw of th« next two crn turlra. they aay. The moat hopeful feature of thr ! situation la thr fact that thr two j oountrlra arr ablr to dlactiaa Ihr la ! aur in auch a mannrr without sus picion or rancor without frar of rootivm othrr than thr dralrr to reach a aolution that will he thr moat helpful to rach other and the , rrat of thr world reassuring thine that ha* ever hap pened In the world "When this war began. the thought of a league of nation* «w Indulgent ly considered a* the Interesting thought of closeted student*. It was thought of an one of thoa* things that It was right to characterise by a name which. as a university man. I have always resented. It wan said to be academic, an If that In Itself were a condemnation- something that men could think about but nev er get. "Now we find the practical lead Ing minds of the world determined to get It. No such sudden and potent union of purpose has ever been witnessed in the world before "I»o you wonder, therefore, gentle men, that In common with those who represent you, I am eager to get at the business and write the sentences down? And that I am particularly happy that the ground In cleared and the foundation* laid for we have already accepted the same body of principle*. Those are dearly and definitely enough stated to make their application a matter that should afford no fundamental difficulty. It's Ihe H#li| \ naming "A nd back of u* I* that comparative yearning of th< world. To have all disturbing question quieted: to have all threats against peace silenced; to have Just men everywhere come to get her for a common object. The peoples of the world want peace and they want It now, not merely by conquest of arms, but by agreement of mind It was this Incomparably great thing that brought me over sea*. It ha* never Itefore l>een deemed excusable for a president of the United Htatee to leave the terrl tory of the United Htate*. but I know that I have the *up|>ort of the Judgment of my colleagues In the government of the United Htate* In saying that It wa* my paramount duty to turn away, even from the Imperative task* at home, to lend *uch counsel and aid as I could to tills great- may I not say final enterprise of humanity." The and Mm. Wilson nr rived at the (Julld Hall at 12 30 and were rwflvwl by the lord mayor and other* Mr*. Wllnon rf<«lvfil a bou fjuet from the mayor's daughter. After the Initial ccremonle*. the pre*ident was given an addreas of welcome on parchment In a gold casket. Following his reply, the pre*ident and Mr* Wllnon went to the Mansion house iut guest* of the (Continued on pafjft 1) To Demobilize Tenth Division WASHINGTON, Dec. 2H Item o bill/at ion of the Tenth division, sta tloned at (!amp Kunston, probably will nrrur In January, <'hlef of Htaff March told the United I'ress today lie explained that an order inmjed before Christmas, requiring that only urgent rase* dismissed, bore aim ply on the Immediate pre*enL THE GREATEST DAILY CIRCULATION Oh' ANY PAPER IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST Rnterert mm mrund * immm Matter Mar >. at tha Poetofflre at Heat tie. Wash., under tha Art of Gutifr«M Marih I, H7t. SEATTLE. WASH.. SATURDAY. DECEMBER 2», lIIIH * Woodrow Wilson, the World's Schoolmaster Birthday greetings! To WOODROW WILSON, president of these United States. 62 years old today, December 28. 1918. What an inspiring career! From the "barefoot boy with cheeks of tan" trudging to school from the Presbyterian minister's house in Staun ton, Virginia, to— The University of Virginia law student of 1881. The Atlanta lawyer of 1883. The law professor of Princeton of 1895. President of Princeton in 1902. Governor of New Jersey in 1911, to— President of the United States in 1913! It's a long journey that, with no foot of ground lost, no retreats ever sounded. At the helm of the great American republic at 56, law yer, politician, statesman, author, peaceful scholar—then in 1917 war president— Now, in Versailles— Spokesman of peace! Schoolmaster of the world in 1918! Mindful of the interests of the average man, he sits where forgotten kings sat. Europe's great bow to him— Europe's poor hail him, the representative of a brave and generous America. High distinction today! Tomorrow? President of the United States of the World? Perhaps! If a League of Nations is formed under his leadership it will need a 4iead. Who so likely to receive first honors as tbe man who makes the league possible? America greets you, watches over you, listens to you, Wood row Wi I son! GOI) SAVE YOU, WOODROW! For a Joke, This Isn't Such a Bad Sort of Specimen AMBTKKDAM. 2" inci dent Wllaon may bo proclaimed lh« flrnt honorary provident of the German-A untrlan republic, tin- Wiener Neu. Journal de clare*, according to a dixpatch from Vienna today. "A new superstition is spread ing thruout Austria that I'resl dent VVllaon Ih really the late Crown Prince Hudolf, whose death many did not believe," the newspaper said. "In lower Austria, It Is popu larly believed that Wilson will save Austria from a final smojihup." Crown I'rlnce liudolph, heir to the late Kmperor Fran* Josef, mysteriously disappeared several years ago. Ills death was never authentically established HIS BIGGEST BIRTHDAY GIFT POLICE SMASH TERROR GANG Police nre warrhliiK. Saturday, for Raymond Shaughnessey. 11 yearn of age, following telegraphic Informa tion received Saturday from the Che halln Htiite training Mchool, of hl« en rape early thlN week. ShaiiKhnenwy Ih l»e|icvcd to l>e a meml>er of a youthful criminal gang, eight members of which wi-rc arrest ed With a large quantity of loot and four revolvers at 11>04 Ninth ave. Fri day. The police are working on cluea that are expected to result In the arrent of the remainder of the gang within 24 hours. When this Is accomplished, a large number of recent burglaries and holdups will be accounted for. s«y the police. The eight arrested may be sent to the Monroe reformatory as criminals. Instead of l»elng returned to the state school, teh police predict. LLOYD GEORGE IS RE-ELECTED BY BIG VOTE 1-ONIMtN, l>rr. IS—l'rrtnler Moid (iwtf r»»-elrrte»| to parliament by a huge major- It). Hp defeated his our op ponent, llarrinnn. an imlo pendent. 11. W.i to 1.09.%. Herbert Aaqulth. former premier and leader of the opposition In |uir llament, vu defeated for reeleetlon. Sprit, n unlnnlat. elected from Asqulth'a dlatrlct. The vote stood: >*l>rtt *.99<, Aaqulth 6.944; Moran, Ind . 591. Coalltlnnlata hail an overwhelming le.-ul In the parliamentary elerUona of Dec. 14. according to reports to day. Arthur Henderson. labor leader, whose defeat vu forecaaU ran a poor third In hla district. Kdward*. coalitionist. got 7.977 vote*; ll:un let. Inde|>endent, 5,5*1, and I lender ■on 5.024. The returna at 3:50 showed: Coalitionist* 240, Inbortte* 10; un ionist* 14; liberal* (Amiulth support »r»l 14. Wilson Receives Congratulations From King George LONDON, Dec. 2ft. King George walked Into President Wilson's apartment at 10 a. m and congratulated him on his 62d birthday, wishing him many hap py returns. 1,000,000 Troops to Be Discharged WASHINGTON, Dec. 28 Morv than a half million men have t>een dismissed from army ramps to date, and more than 1.000,000 are booked for early discharge here ami abroad. Chief of Staff March announced to day. The 11th United States civil serv ice district In sending out an appeal for laboretA bolli rmakcrs. molders and riggers ftp work In the Puget Sound navy yard. Bremerton. V Upwards of a Quarter Million Pairs of Eyes Are Looking. Paint a little word picture of what you want, and put It In the classified udver tisiriK columns of The Star. Phone Main 600. You Can Charge It NIGHT EDITION TWO CENTS IN SEATTLE LIEBKNECHT NOW IS IN CONTROL (liy IJnitrd Pmi Jsa*rti H'lrc, Direct to The HtarJ I || ■ THE HAGUE, Dec. 28.-The Ebert government has virtually been over thrown, according to a dispatch filed in Berlin Thursday night and received here today. The dispatch says Philip Scheidemann, socialist member of the government, had fled the city. It is predicted that a new cabinet will be formed, including Karl Lieb knecht and George Ledebour, and that the central soviet will be summoned. LONDON, Dec. 28.—Brutus Molken shur, supporter of Karl Liebknecht, has been made commandant of Berlin, accord ing to a dispatch from that city to the Daily Mail today. Allied Warships May Attack Russian Reds WASHINGTON, Dec. 28.—The entente quietly is en couraging movement to throw a republican barrier be tween the Keds of Russia and of Germany, it became known here today. This harrier is being reared by Polish occupation of Danzig and parts of Prussian Posen so that the Moscow firebrands shall be isolated from the Berlin group. An allied naval concentration at Danxig. poealble under lb* armistice, will lie in effect to nupport Poland and the Russian BalUc provinces, in iiu«r of further Bolshevik advance*, according to dlplomaUc Indication.* bete. Sources close to the Russian em What Will America Do?" Ask Bolsheviki HY CARI, Sandburg R«; N. K. A. StJiff Correspondent. STOCKHOI.M. Sweden. Dec. 2*. ttolshevlk agents here believe Amer ica holds the balance of power In a coming contest between Bolshevist eastern Europe and democratic Western Kurtjpe. One of them approached when I was In conversation with some Swedish politicians (socialists) and Million Terrorists on March Toward Germany's Frontier LAKDOX. K.ng., Dec. 18.—A batUe betwem the Itolshei Ikl anil I'olisli forces In the Dom brova district was reported in a wireless dispatch from Moscow tub), The outcome was not known. The dispatch also staled that Bolsheviks hail disarmed gov ernmrnt militia In the Asliov dis trict. (Special to The Star by N. K. A.) LONDON. Dec 28 —One million Russian Bolshevik I are marching westward, in the direction of Ger many. This amazing news was given to today. The authority for it is Lord Northcllffe, publisher of the Times and Daily Mail. The Reds have Invaded Poland, ar cording to today's report, and the poles are fighting against this viola tion of their neutrality. French troops have !»een sent to help Poland, is another report. The situation may develop into open war between the Bolshevik government of Russia and the Western allies. It is said that the Bolshevik object Is to go to the assistance of the Bolsheviki in Germany, where they are known as "Sparlacides," and are headed by Karl Llebknecht, the ex tremist who spent most of his time iu prison during the war. Ms.v Mean War Kven If the \ iolution of Poland, which lies between Russia and Get many, does not bring w»r betwten the Bolsheviki and the allies, it Is pre dicted in London that war would fol low if the Bolsheviki gained control of th€*(Jerman government. In such an event, it Is probable that the Bol sheviki would refuse to make any amends for the things Germany did during the war. The allies arc de termined that (Sermany shall mu\e full amends. That would mean a renewal of the war, with Bolshevist. Germany and Russia leagued against the democrat- »w ihi, kr mil II M u IIM T-.nlirht »n<l Hun'l»y. r«ln; frr«ti noufh to w«-»t It&asy declared that If sufficient I'nlt <•<l States and allied aid la provided to unite the Russian forces of the Omsk government In the Kast. the Archan gel government in the North, and the Kiev Kovcrniwnt in the South, the republican troops will be able to complete the task of redeeming Rus sia. mkrtl this question point blank: "When the Holsbevlki overrun Germany and threaten Kranoe and Italy, will the American troopa Join the Rritish and French to drive them back?" That immediately started a hot discussion. In which It was clear that the Swedish liberals, an well a» ' the Bolshevik! from Russia, consider I America will be the deciding factor. ic nations. I'uh.hl an Bolsheviki already have turned against nations in Kastern Kurope thit do not accept the Bol shevik program. There nre well proved stories that guns and munitions left by r?treatln£ (Jermans and Austrlans have l>een seized by Bolshevik troops anri used to subdue Polish and ITsranlan pat rols. Similar scenes of pillage and mur- drr have Wen enacted In the Baltic provinces Inhabited by l.lthutuiuuis, and Finns. London dailies carry stories of Bol shevism In Turkey and Bulgaria. Moderate socialists seem supreme In Austria. Hungary appears to bo more settled than any other of the former Teutonic allies. Hut the Hol shevlkl are sending agents nfd prop aganda Into these countrws, and striving to uproot provisional gov ernments which overthew the Haps burg dynasty. Premier l>cnlne, of the Bolshevik government, has recently been quoted as boasting he could raise an army of .1,000,000 men. McAdoo Will Open N. Y. Law Offices About April First NKVV YORK, Dec. 2S.—William O. McAdoo will open a law office iu New York city about April 1, it was' learned here today Von Hindenburg Is Marching on Berlin HKRLIN, Dee 2ti. Government troops renewed bomltardment of the royal palace thin morning, killing several of the mutinous sailors en trenched there. The defenders final ly surrendered. Field Marshal Von Hindenburg, with an army of loyal troops, is re ported to be marching on Merlin to restore order The Bolsheviki still con the former socialist news paper