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MOSCOW, LATAH COUNTY, IDAHO, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 9, 1918 VOLUME VIII NUMBER 10 BRITISH TAKE CAMBRIA; TURKS TO SURRENDER The allies have answered Germany and Austria's plea for an armistice by smashing the western front to atoms, taking the city of Cambrai, one of the most important held by the Germans, with 8,000 prisoners, to which ber the Americans added 3,000 and the French 2,000 making a total of more than 13,000 for the day. President Wilson's reply to the peace offer of Germany, in which he de clined to discuss peace terms until Germany accepts in full, the 14 require ments laid down by him on January 8, and refuses to ask for an armistice num until these terms are accepted and Germany vacates all foreign soil, has reached Germany by this time. In the capitals of all our allies it is regarded as Wilson's master stroke, for it places Germany in a position from which she cannot extricate herself except by unconditional surrender. The Turkish ministry has resigned and word comes from London this af ternoon that the unconditional surrender of Turkey within 48 hours is ex pseted there. following is the news brought by cable and telegraph today: • _ , . British Take Cambrai and 8,000 Prisoners. LONDON.—(Official.)—The city of Cambrai has been captured by the British with 8,000 prisoners. Cambrai is one of the most important towns Held by the Germans since 1914 and its fall will have a great moral effect on the troops of both sides. Anglo-American attacks resumed this morning on the entire front south of Cambrai. Rapid progress is being made. r . . , . r ' _ , , , . Last night additional progress was made east of Sequehart and toward Bohain and Marets. South of Cambrai the British captured Forenville and have reached the western outakirts of Wallincourt. The attack this morning was on the front occupied by the Third and Fourth armies and began at 5:30 o'clock. I Ten Thousand More Germans Taken. PARIS.—Nearly 10,000 Germans were taken prisoners yesterday by the allied forces in fighting along various fronts of the battle field, says the Echo De Paris. The Germans hurriedly evacuated the Argonne forest, which they have been holding for weeks with great tenacity. The battle is con tinning favorably for the allies today. American Soldiers Fight AU Night. WITH THE ANGLO-AMERICAN FORCES NEAR ST. QUENTIN.— Heavy fighting continued througt last night on the Cambrai-St. Quentin front. British and American forces continued their progress of Tuesday under heavy protective fire from the British artillery. The defeated enemy was almost smothered under the great fire of steel and high explosives. . . . Americans, Fighting Desperately, Take 3,000 Prisoners. WASHINGTON.—American and French troops are steadily driving the enemy from the scenes of desperate struggles for Verdun, General Pershing reported in his communique for yesterday, announcing substantial advance on both sides of the Meuse and the capture by the Americans of more than 3,000 prisoners during the day. General Pershing also reported the capture of Cornay against the most stubborn fighting in the continued advance in the Argonne forest. Americans Overcome Terrific Resistance. J. J. LONON.—The British advance along the battle front between Cambrai and St. Quentin is proceeding very well today all along the line. There is not nearly so much resistance by the Germans today as yester day. This is probably due to the fact that the greater part of the German troops retired during the night, leaving only rear guards to hold back the ad vancing British. In the American sector of this front the Germans have concentrated their greatest strength and are offering the strongest resistance. The Americans are advancing steadily, however, and their losses are not very heavy considering the resistance they have overcome. The total American casualties are less than half the number of German prisoners taken in this drive. French Take Strong German Positions. PARIS.—(Official.)—The French forces, attacking last night south and east of St. Quentin captured German defenses between Harly and Neuville St. Amand and drove past the latter town to the north. German Troope Counter Attack French. LONDON, 1 p. m.—German troops today are heavily counter attacking the French on the Suippe river front in Champagne. The French have held their ground but have not been able to make much progress against these heavy ■counter attacks. Turkish Cabinet Officers Quit. LONDON.—Talaat Pasha, Turkish premier, has resigned. He is to be succeeded by Tewfix Pasha, former premier. Enver Pasha, war minister, F T also resigned. v * Wilson's Reply Meets Approval. LONDON.—In diplomatic circles here President Wilson's reply to peace proposals of Prince Maximilian are regarded as both clever and logical. Turkey Expected to Surrender in 48 Hours. LONDON.—The unconditional surrender of Turkey within the next 48 hours will not surprise well informed quarters in London, the Evening Stand ard says. British authorities, it adds, are in possession of information showing the rapid progress of disintegration that exists in Constantinople. British and American Forces Advancing. WITH THE ANGLO-AMERICAN ARMIES NEAR ST. QUENTIN.—(By Associated Press.)—When the British Third and Fourth armies and the American forces cooperating with them "resumed the attack today the British First army advanced north of Cambrai. The First army gained ground to ward Viilers-en-Artois. action, 3; died of disease, 2; wounded in action, severely 24; wounded in action, slightly. 1; in hand of enemy 1; missing m action, 7; total, 50. Moscow Boys m Today's Casualty lust. The name of James Laharty, whose nearest relative is Mrs. Mary E. Eby, There are Paris Approves President's Reply. PARIS.—President Wilson's reply to the German peace note was pub lished in all the newspapers here and was greeted with general satisfaction and expressions of approval throughout Paris. American Soldiers Approve President's Reply. WITH THE AMERICAN FORCES IN FRANCE.—(By Associated Press.) —President Wilson's reply to Germany's peace proposal reached the rear lines of the American army today. It had been eagerly awaited. The general tone of the rank and file comment was quiet satisfaction that no armistice would be granted while enemy troops are on allied soil. American Casualties 671. There are 671 names in today's casualty lists, of which 621 are in the army .and 60 in the marine corps. The list issued for morning papers today follows Killed in action, 63; missing in action, 24; wounded severely, 164; died of •wounds, 29; died of accident and other causes, 2; died of disease, 26; died from aeroplane accident, 2; wounded slightly, 1; prisoners, 2; total, 312. Afternoon List.—Killed in action, 62; missing in action, 16; wounded se verely, 163; died of disease, 26; died of accident and other causes, 1; died of wounds, 36; died from aeroplane accident, 2; wounded, egree undetermin ed, 2; prisoners, 1; total, 309. Marine Corps Casualties.—Killed in action, 12; died of wounds received in of Moscow, is contained in today's list of severely wounded. Idaho boys named in today's lists. They are: W. G. J. Miley, of Boise, died of wounds; George W. Ackley, of Boise, killed in action; Private Samuel C. , , , ... , T „ , „ , Boiler, of Potlatch, died from accident; and William J. Dyer, of Eagle, now duty with his company, but who was previously reported missing in action. on MORE LIBERTY LOAN BONDS Again N. Williamson, the big nier chant of Moscow, has given the fourth Liberty loan for this city and county ' C oumy ^hairm^n ^th" drive, Scheck f or $15,000 today, swelling his purchases; of the fourth loan to $35,000 and making b ' s total for the four loans $47,000. But others have not done so well and t h e work still drags. The county has 23?^ subscribed $350,000 of its quota of f 3 ?' r " 1 ' 1 j S ,f th j re , 'f bettel ; wo ^î i )e a slacker when the finals are totaled up. Moscow haç taken $192,000 of her c luota of $400.000, and the remainder of c .°T y h , aS take ?, ?15 . a0 ?°' but this is largelv a matter of conjecture as several banks and districts have not re ported their subscriptions yet. Follow bl 8 are tbe Moscow subscribers with the not P^viously published : Lamona Lamphere ' ! W. H. Correll . Franck Josephine"Haynes : ! ! ! Martha A. Kendrick. ^JT' et ^c n i? r * c ^'ù . C umac er . George Grein . Wm. Kilde . EmmaStfndrif 11 . Fred Strobel . Audrey Berryman. Mgpjgj) 3 Horner. Johrt Bra'dndorf .!!!!!!'."!!!! Mrs. D. M. Scott. Christ Lange . S. L. Willis. j ob n W. Yates. Peter^ Johnson . ]y^ and Mr^ T 6 Dowdy j \\r philips. Ole H. Sether. M^ E. Washburn. Ma ®" Ahdna Boyd. Mrs. q A Watkins. Geo..Cartel" .. Edwin Maguire .. J. D. Brethauer. John O. Hill. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. D. Roth... Elizabeth I. Vaugniaux. 1,000.00 Peder Nelson .. Frank Wallen . P. P. Dahl, Jr. John R. Johnson. Victor Anderson . C. E. Addis. H. H. Hoaglund. Gilbert Smith . Ernest Engçtrum . Fred J. Schoepflin, Viola T. J. Anthony. L. H. Collins'. Mrs. W. F. Duncan. E. W. Felton. Frank Frazier . Frank A. Hanna. A. J. Hendrickson. Wm. Hunter . Edna Jackson . Henry Mulfinger . Geo. O'Donnell . Helen Patten . H. O. Perry. A. P. Peterson. R. Purdy. W. S. Robbins. W. S. Robbins.. Harry F. Smith. W. Wilson. Zumhof & Collins. $15,000.00 50.00 200.00 50.00 50.00 100.00 300.00 50.00 500.00 350.00 50.00 50.00 50.00 50.00 50.00 200.00 50.00 5000 20000 1 ooo'oo ' 50.00 500.00 250,00 250.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 200.00 50.00 50.00 50.00 150.00 100.00 300.00 400.00 200.00 300.00 50.00 200.00 50,00 50.00 50.00 100.00 50.00 100.00 100,00 300.00 50.00 5(10.00 9 opo 'TM i nn m ' :n I in 1 000 00 ' 5(100 ! ISO 001 100.00 i 100.00: 50.00 200 00 j 100 00 ( 100.00 j 200.00 ; STATE'S RESOURCES IB THE Ü "Tn construction of new buildings, in spirit and activity, patriotism and loyalty are radiating from every person on the campus and every brick in the many buildings and from the eyes of the more than 600 young men were reflected back to me the words: 'Win the war, buy bonds and don't count the dollars but buy and trust to Providence to pay for them if we can't.' j "From 1,000 boys of the best blood of 1 our state there will be heralded in the | length and breadth of Idaho the glad tiding«; that Idaho's greatest educational institution is sending the war gods head- , ed for Berlin. "In the place of college enrollment being counted by numbers in the future, . will count them by the amount of sapee we have to care for them. In be- j half of the people of Idaho and the state ■ board of examiners, composed of the | ^ v s e , r a n ° r '^ make^he ° f at emen t t haT as long as there is one , dollar in the treasury or one dollar can ; be ba d within the confines of the state, five!the university will have it for war pur "For the first time in my experience as governor of Idaho for four years, the LIniversity of Idaho has assumed the importance it should to meet the ideals of the people of Idaho," said Governor M. Alexander, who spent today inspect ing the university ground^, the new buildings and the hundreds of new stu dents. including more than 500 who are enrolled in the S. A. T. C. I ( : we . | Pose«;^ whether it be one do lar or one ,rm lon " , Governor Alexander paid a fine tribute | tQ p res i den t Lindley and the people of Moscow who financed the new buildings , 1 mill SERVICE AROUSES PROTEST MOSCOW CHAMBER OF COM MERCE HOLDS LIVELY SES SION AND PLANS BIG DRIVE A strong protest is to be made by Mos cow citizens through the chamber of commerce to the railroad management i because of the change of train service on the Spokane & Inland Empire elec tric railroad. The matter was taken up at the chamber of commerce meeting yesterday at noon. Moscow people do not expect, in these war times, three trains a day each way over that road, but they object to taking off two trains and giving only one train a day, running the reverse of what it should to give a good service. The train leaves here in the afternoon for Spokane and one leaves Spokane in the morning for Moscow. If it left Moscow in the morning and re turned in the evening people could go to Spokane and back in one day as they have been accustomed to doing. The new schedule is hurting Spokane's trade by keeping many persons from going to Spokane who would g[o if they could leave here in the morning and get back in the evening. The chamber asks for 15 or 20 auto mobiles and will send speakers into every precinct next Tuesday afternoon to try to close the Liberty loan drive that afternoon and evening. A man and woman will be sent to every precinct. They will have lunch with the chamber of commerce at noon and leave at once for the various points where meetings are to be held. Rev. Dean Hamilton, pastor of the Baptist church, has charge of the speaking campaign and has arranged a list of speakers. Captain Felker and all of the lieuten ants at- the University of Idaho who are to train the young soldiers, spoke briefly at the luncheon, the army officers being guests of tiie chamber. They reported 438 young men enlisted in the S. A. T. C. and Captain Felker predicted that 60 per cent of these will be sent to officers' training schools before the school year ends. it w as announced that Dr. H. H. Powers, a noted lecturer, will be at the university all of next week and deliver two lectures a day. A rate of 25 cents for the 10 lectures is made to students a nd 50 cents for the course to people who are not students. Next Tuesday Professor Powers will be the guest of ail d deliver an address to the chamber 0 f commerce. The chamber announced that although all reports were not in the chamber had cleared a small sum on the round-up despite the most unfavorable conditions, there being two rainy days of the three and tbe tro P h > r train here on the other day " Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Lange, son of Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Lange, are here from Granite Falls, Minn., to make ] their home with their parents, Mr. Lange sold hit- ranch for $135 per acre and reports crops better there this year than for many years. and took deficiency warrants for the money expended. He said : "Dr. Lindley, in my opinion, is the right man in the right place. His spirit is the kind that makes things go. He has the courage of a soldier ; the mind of a financier and the heart of a patriot, which reflects in every movement, people of Moscow are to be congratu lated for their work in assisting the gov eminent and the state in mobolizing the young men of the çtate in this grand institution. Every deficiency warrant issued during my administration will bear 7 per cent interest and is as good as government bonds. It will be paid with interest within five months, "The people of the state of Idaho would denounce my administration if we did not issue these warrants to be expended as needed by the university It more buildings arc required, they will be built. If more equipment needed. it will be bought. If more money is re quired, it will be forthcoming. I would hail the day when 6,000 instead of 600 young men are enrolled in i this„great educational institution of which we all are P r 9 ud -. ^ IS tbe fountain source of patnotism m our state My orders and request m behalf of the state and the university are : Look not backward, hut 't° the rising sun and pu°sh forwardness the Rhine. . Until this is accomplished all other interests must take nVjnor places! The student body, faculty, and many town people attended the military review given on the university campus at 11 o'clock this morning in honor of Gov ernor Alexander. The The vocational men and S. A. T. C. PRESIDENT WILSON APPEALS FOR FOURTH LIBERTY LOAN CEASE ALL PUBLIC MEETINGS IN STATE , ., .. . , , , . wdl prohibit the meetings to be held next luesday for the bond rally through out the county. The telegram received by Dr. Rae follows; "County Health Officer, "Moscow, Idaho. "State board of health directs you to inform mayors of cities and chairmen boards of village trustees in your county that because of Spanish influenza aTl public assemblages and places of public amusement, excepting private and public schools, will be prohibited from opera tion on and affcer Thursday, October 10, 1918, until further notice. Letter of veri fication follows. You are directed to secure compliance with this order. "BIWER, Secy." SPANISH INFLUENZA CAUSES DRASTIC ORDER AGAINST PUBLIC GATHERINGS The quarantine has been placed in All public gatherings, excepting Idaho. schools, both public and private, are for bidden by an order issued today by the state board of health. The order for this county came to Dr. Rae, acting county health officer and directs the closing of all places of public amusement excepting schools. This is taken to mean the closing of churches, and it is feared The situation is becoming serious. In Spokane city and county all schools, churches, pool halls, and other places where people assemble have been ordered closed and drastic measures are being taken to stop the spread of the disease. Colfax has many ca^es of the disease and the closing of schools there is being considered, but the county fair being on there this week the seriousness of where people assemble have ben ordered in Idaho applies to every part of the state. So far as known there are no cases of the disease in Moscow. There are many ca^es of colds and some were inclined to call it Spanish influenza, but doctors have not announced any cases of that disease here. Spokane has more than 100 cases and Colfax is said to have 14 cases. The order received today will he rigidly enforced. SHORT FARM COURSE OPENS NEXT MONDAY SCHOOL OF PRACTICAL AGRI CULTURE AND HOUSEHOLD ARTS WANTS STUDENTS The University of Idaho announces a short course of practical agriculture which opens here next Monday, October 14 and closes on March 14. It is open to young men and women with grade school education and is one of the most complete five-months' courses ever of fered in the west. It is arranged espe cially for sons and daughters of farmers who cannot start early in the fall nor remain until mid-summer. Beginning the middle of October after the fall work is done and closing the middle of March in time for the spring farm work, gives an opportunity for boys and girls wiio live on farms to take the complete course without losing any time from farm work. Courses in agriculture and home eco nomics, open to eighth grade pupils of the Idaho schools, are designed especially for farmers' sons and daughters. Men over 18 years old will he given military training and placed on the same footing older students who take a longer course, while special war courses will for young women attending C. B. Wilson, principal of were assembled in a body and ohoto „ ra phed • after which the program K e „ an bv s i„„i ne - "America." led by Pro f * Bangs®of the vocal department of mus j c of t f le lm i ve rsitv. p res ident Lindlev introduced Cov ernQr Alexander> who gave a very in terest j n g and patriotic addre Q s, giving gpeciaI * m p has is upon the duties of the so ] d ; ers bere as well as when they get „ over there " -p bc g 0vern0r ' s speech was followed s J 1ort talks to the soldiers by Lieu Snv'bonds'^ UP °" £ b oJ^ as be given this school, this division, is anxious to secure a large enrollment this year, believing that it will he of great help to the young people and will be of assistance in winning the war. This course is known as "The School of Agriculture and Household Arts. Enrollment is going on now and the work will begin next Monday. Miss Katherine Bryden is teaching the subject of household arts at the State Agricultural college in Pullman. after which President short addresç to the faculty and student body upon the same subject. The program closed by singing "The Star Spangled Banner." Governor Alexander left at 3:15 on the Northern Pacific for Spokane. He will probably visit other points in north Idaho before returning to Boise. ern N. Williamson, proprietor of Mos cow's big department store, is in receipt of the following letter from President Wilson and is having it published in the Star-Mirror at his expense, his idea be ing to stir all of the readers of this paper so that they will awaken to the facts herein and buy more bonds, letter follows ; The "The VVhite House, Washington. D. C. "Again the government comes to the people of the country with the request that they lend their money, and lend it upon a more liberal scale than ever be fore, in order that the great war for the rights of America and the liberation of the world may be prosecuted with increasing vigor to a victorious conclu sion. And it makes the appeal with the greatest confidence, because it knows that every day it is becoming clearer and clearer to thinking men throughout the nation that the winning of the war is an essential investment. The money that is held back now will be of litt £ ever use or value if the war is not won and the selfiqh masters of Germany are per mitted to dictate what America may and may not do. Men in America, besides, have from the first until now dedicated both their lives and their fortunes to the vindication and maintenance of the great principles and objects for which government was set up. They will not fail now to show the world for what their wealth was intended. "WOODROW WILSON." our Secretary McAdoo Also Writes. Mr. Williamson is also having pub lished the following letter from Secre tary of the Treasury McAdoo and asks that it lie read carefully and the. sugges tions made by Mr. McAdoo be compiled with by tiie readers. The letter follows ; "September 28, 1918. "Tiie Secretary of the Treasury. "Washington. "My Dear Sir: "America does- not intend to become spoil for the German Kaiser ! "The dream of the Kaiser and his gang of military despots is to master the world. "That dream was on the point of rea lization when America's challenge thrill ed the world and America's heroes o« the battlefields of France began to ob scure it with their blood and valor. "Already the crack legions of the Kaiser have been beaten by the brief trained freemen of the world's mightiest democracy. "The Stars and Stripes are on their way to Berlin. Nothing can stop our progress but our failure to do our part at home as_ well as our heroes are doing their part in Europe. "No one thing will win this war; neither food, nor fuel, nor ships, nor airplanes, nor transportation, nor ammu nition, nor arms, nor money, nor men alone—but all in full measure, supplied all the time and on time, are necessary to victory. "Every pound of food bnd fuel bought, every ship and airplane built, even- ton of ammunition furnished, every shot fired, every shred of clothing made, every dollar paid to our soldiers and sailors and their dependent families and every other demand upon the govern ment to carry on the war, comes back to and must be paid by the United States treasu ry. "Suppose the treasury should fail to meet the demands, what would happen ? Failure and disaster on the battlefield and ruin at home. Not alone our our navy, and all war operations, but business prosperity and financial secur ity at home depend on the ability of the United States treasury to meet every demand on time at 100 cents on the dol lar. "That is why the treasury is abso lutely fundamental to the war—that is why the treasury stands under and sup ports every department and agency of the government—that is why the treas ury is carrying the most colossal burden in the world's history. "Money must, therefore, be provided in sufficient amount by the people—all the people—if the war is to be won. "There are two ways to get it—by taxation and by Liberty bonds. "Three Liberty loans have been over subscribed by America's patriots to pro tect America's heroes. "The fourth Liberty loan is now offer ed. It must be subscribed—it must not fail. Every patriot must buy Liberty bonds with every dollar he can raise and save. Then he must keep them. "A glorious victory will he won if the treasury is kept strong. "The fourth Liberty loan is the bar rage that will precede the victorious thrust of our army. "Let us keep the Stars and Stripes marching with our heroes to Berlin. "Let us prevent the Kaiser from mak ing spoil of America by making America spoil the Kaiser. "Let us buy Liberty bonds and help make Liberty supreme throughout the world. "Cordially yours, "W. G. McADOO. Patriotic Rally at Nora. Tuesday evening a patriotic meeting was held at Ncra in the interest of the fourth Liberty loan drive. Rev, Dr. J. E. Oslund and Rev. F. I. Schmidt of Mos cow were the speakers of the evening, and spoke to a large, appreciative and interested audience. The feeling of true patriotism ran high and the note of sup port to our government in these critical times, in the varied duties of citizenship toward our government, was prevalent.