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VOLUME VIII MOSCOW, LATAH COUNTY, IDAHO FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 1918 NUMBER 42 GERMAN WAR SHIPS TO BE SURRENDERED Germany's once victorious army is rapidly evacuating captured territory and returning to its native country, where the people are said to be starving. Chaos reigns in many places, the revolutionists being in power but the bol sheviki element being strong in Germany is trying to secure control and plunge that country into a reign of terror and bloodshed as has Russia since that element gained control there. The great German navy is about to surrender to the allied navies, and delegates representing the navy have gone to meet the British admiral in charge of the grand fleet; It is believed that the navy of Germany will be surrendered without bloodshed. Appeals for food for starving millions in Germany, Russia, Austria and other countries are being received by the allies and efforts will be made to feed these countries but it has been announced to them in no uncertain terms that no food will be furnished to any country controlled by bolsheviki forces. It is hoped that, by starvation, the anarchistic, murderous element which threatens Europe can be controlled or subdued. Americans are enroute to Spa, the late headquarters of one William Hohenzollern, alias Kaiser Bill, who is rusticating in Holland. The object of this mission, composed of six army officers and 19 soldiers is not made public. Telegraphic and cable news received today follows: German Commission to German Headquarters. LONDON.—The American commission commanded by Major General Rhodes will leave Saturday for Spaw, the German headquarters, Marshal Foch announced in a wireless message to the German high command. The , mission will consist of six officers and 19 soldiers. The German command has been asked to give instructions to allow the mission to pass. American Airmen Land in Cologne, Germany. LONDON.—American airman landed in Cologne, on the Rhine, Thursday, according to a Cologne dispatch to Copenhagen Politiken and transmitted by the Exchange Telegraph company. German Publication Omits Part of Terms. COPENHAGEN.—The Politiken quotes the British military attache here, Colonel Wade, as saying in an interview that the Germans in publishing the terms of the armistice omitted six or seven articles, including that relating to the allies providing food, if necessary. Swiss Strike Order Cancelled. WASHINGTON.—The unconditional revocation of the general strike or der in Switzerland by the socialistic committee is reported today in official messages to the Swiss minister, Sulzer, at Washington. Holland Extremists Demand Queen's Abdication. LONDON.—Threatening attitude of the extremists in Holland who have demanded the abdication of Queen Wilhelmina is causing anxiety at The Hague, according to the Daily Express. To Surrender German Fleet. LONDON.—(By Associated Press.)—The German cruiser Koenigsburg, which is carrying the German delegates to arrange naval terms of the armistice, it is understood here, will be met by British warships this after noon and escorted to a point at sea where the German delegates will meet Admiral Sir David Beatty, commander of the British grand fleet. Austrian Naval Terms Being Fulfilled. PARIS.—(By Associated Press.)—The naval terms of the German and Austrian armistices are being carried out x-apidly. America Congratulates General Pershing. WASHINGTON.—Congratulations and expressions of the nation's proud cabled to General Pershing for the Americans ÜT France today esteem were by Secretary of War Baker with a promise that now a respite has come, the department will do all in its power to expedite the early return of the expeditionary forces so that the country may welcome the soldiers home in war a fitting manner. Revolution Threatens Holland. (Thursday.)—The Dutch government mation urgently appealing for cooperation of the citizens in "the grave crisis which confronts the nation." The proclamation says that a majority is threatening to seize power and declares its determination to maintain its authority and order. THE HAGUE. American Mission Goes to Spa. LONDON.—The American mission will leave Saturday for Spa, the Ger great headquarters, according to a French wireless dispatch received man here. Jugo-Slavs to Join Serbia. WASHINGTON.—A complete agreement as in Austria with the kingdom of Serbia has been reached by Premier to a union of the Jugo-Slav provinces in Pachitch, of Serbia and delegates of the national council of Agram as repre sentatives of the Serbs, Croats and Slovens of Austria-Hungary, according to in official dispatch received here. The conference will be held in Genoa ,in November. Hun Pirates to Oppose Revolution. LONDON.—Crews of German submarines at a mass meeting at Bruns buttel, according to a Copenhagen dispatch to the Daily Express, resolved the revolution and to reinstate their officers. They decided to to oppose fly the new national flag instead of the red flag of the revolutionists. Germta Troops in Poland Arrested. . LONDON.—The German army has begun the evacuation of Poland, ac cording to the Exchange Telegraph company's dispatch from Copenhagen, quoting reports from Berlin. German troops at Warsaw have been disarmed and arrested as have all German civilians in the Polish capitol. Development Men to Be Sent Home First. WASHINGTON.—Men of the development battallions will be the first units of the army to be demobilized, Secretary Baker announced today. There are about 50,000 men in these battallions. They will be mustered out as soon as they can be given the necessary physical examinations. Asks Other Allies to Help Feed Germany. WASHINGTON.—Secretary of State Lansing announced that he had acknowledged the receipt of the message of Dr. Self, German foreign min ister, asking the hastening of the peace convention in view of the threatened famine in Germany. Secretary Lansing requested the Germans to not con fine their appeals to the United States alone, but to address them also to the allied governments. American Casualties 1065 Today. Despite, the fact that the war is over casualty lists are still being issued and will be for probably two weeks yet. probably 20,000 casualties not yet reported, but these are'being possible. The list issued for morning and fighting ceased last Monday There are prepared for publication as fast as papers today follows: ' , Died of wounds, 32; died of disease, 220; wounded severely. 45; wounded, degree undetermined, 138; missing in action, IKT} total, ,545. Afternoon List.—Killed in action, 223; died of accident and other causes, 5; died of disease, 56; wounded severely, 14; wounded, degree undetermined, S2; wounded slightly, 22; missing in action, 168; total, 520. mm SENDS THUNKS FATHERLESS CHILD ADOPTED BY MOSCOW PEOPLE WRITES OF HER GRATITUDE Mrs. C. L. Butterfield of Moscow, head of the French orphan fund work here, is in receipt of the following letter from Arthur Tourniçr, who was adopted for his by Moscow people, the money sustenance being raised by the sale of medals and post cards to Moscow people. The letter follows: "Saint Barthélémy. Oct. 16, 1918. "Mrs. C. L. Butterfield, "Moscow, Idaho, U. S. A. . "Many thanks to the benefactress who wished to send us the money. We minors of the war will be very grateful to the soul of our benefactors. We are going to school in the country—the com munity school. Wo will send a photo graph as soon as can find a photog rapher, as they arc very few, A thou sand thanks, and my mother also sends thanks, "ARTHUR TOURNIER.' HOI BE BUSED Ml STATE BOARD OF HEALTH FOR BIDS HOLDING TEACHERS' EXAMINATIONS HERE "Will the quarantine be raised Mon day?" That question has been asked by scores of people. The question comes to The Star-Mirror by telephone, by letter and by "word of mouth." It is under stood that the quarantine at the univer sity will be raised tomorrow and classes will be heard there Monday, but that does not apply to Moscow, or Latah county or the state. Churches will not be permitted to hold services Sunday. This is understood from the order received here which for bids the holding of the teachers' exam ination here next week. The examina tion was to have been held Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Mrs. R. B. Knep per, county school superintendent, is in receipt of a telegram from the state board of health forbidding this and the examinations will be indefinitely post poned. Mrs. Knepper has been besieged with questions about the opening of school, (he opinion that schools would open next Monday having been pretty well formed throughout the county. She said : "There will be no school next week. The order from the state board of health forbidding the holding of the teachers' examination shows that the board does not intend to permit public gatherings. If it will not allow the examination to be held it is certain that it would not consent to the reopening of schools." All over the state the situation is im proving and it is believed that by waiting another week the danger will be passed and that schools will probably be ordered opened a week from next Monday. -^ WANT lYPEWRITERS HD SIENOCUPflERS CIV1L SERVICE EXAMINATION TO BE HELD IN MOSCOW ON DECEMBER 7TCH The U. S. Civil Service commission announces a special stenographer and typewriter, field service, examination to be held at Moscow, Idaho, on December 7, 1918. Age limits 18 years or over on date of the examination. The government is urgently in need of stenographers and typewriters, both in the departmental service (Washing ton, D. C.) and in the field. The usual entrance salaries are from $1000 to $2000 per annum. Persons desiring to take this examina tion should apply at once for application blanks and information to Samuel P. Hall, local secretary, board of U- S. civil service examiners, Moscow, Idaho, or to the secretary, Eleventh U. S. civil service district, 3Ô3 Postoffice building, "Beattie, Washington. LAUDER FAMILY GOES TO OREGON FOR WINTER Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Lauder and daughter Alma left yesterday for Clem. Oregon, near which place Miss Lauder has a homestead. They will remain there four months, at the end of which time Miss Lauder will be able to make final proof on her homestead when the family will probably return to Moscow. Before leaving Miss Lauder, who is teacher of a Sunday school class in the Christian church, with her class adopted a second French orphan and will care for the little girl, contributing the money month that will be needed for her She expressed the belief every sustenance, that there is greater need now than ever before for assistance for orphans and refugees in the stricken countries of Europe. False Alarm of Fire. At 2 o'clock this afternoon the firebell called the department, which made a hurried run to 912 Soutli Washington street, where a defective flue, or a flue filled with soot which had taken fire, was No damage was done, the building not catching fire. found to be the cause of the alarm. ID Œ Homeward Bound i ' 111 'TV-! • ; I WMm .. ' < ... ■ m ~ i M V-.. ■' ••• . to - f m $ ■>: L : I 9 .. « m imm ■a U i Ü -V V * m -d Viuiütài FOOI BULL GAME IDAHO UNIV mtSITY S. A. T. C. TEAM PLAYS SOLDIER TEAM FROM GONZAGA )„ The first University of Idaho S. A. T. C. foot halb battle will be staged here Saturday with the Gonzaga University S. A. T. C. Clyde Williams of Boise, who will play in the backfield, is ex pected to be one of the stars. Lieut. Lylé W. Meehan, formery of Gonzaga, who is acting as' coach, has hopes of a victory, although the quarantine has pre vented all field practice. "We have some of the best material Idaho has ever used," said Lieut. Mee han. Williams of Boise has speed. H. W, Barry and Jack Garrity are veteran players, having had experience at Kan sas State Normal and Gonzaga Univer sity teams." Although quarantine conditions have interfered seriously with field practice, Lieut. Meehan believes that Gonzaga has suffered the same difficulty. Idaho men have met every night this week to work over signals. The game will probably be one of in dividual initiative, according to Coach Meehan. The team has not been able to develop mass attacks, but Idaho hackers are relying on the speed and ability of the players. Prof. R. E. Neidig of the university will umpire and George Varnell, former ly of Chicago, will referee. The lineup follows : R. A. Fox, Nez Perce.. L, Perrine. Nez Perce.1. t. W. L. Stephens, Blackfoot. .1. g. IT. Richardson. Moscow V. Pearson, Moscow... H. W. Barry, Buhl. Clyde Williams, Boise ; Boyd Corneli son. Moscow ; Jack Garrity, Spokane ; R. N. Irving of Rupert will play in the backfield. .1. e. c. . .r. t. .r. e. WILL LATAH COUNTY BE IN SLACKER LIST LESS THAN HALF OF COUNTY'S QUOTA RAISED WITH ONLY ONE DAY LEFT Have you paid your assessment yet to the united war drive? If not, you have one more day of grace. Perhaps the new j habit of staying at home had prevented you from looking after your duty in this matter. Perhaps the had weather has kept you shut up in the house. Perhaps you are not vet through celebrating the idea of victory. Whatever has kept you thus far from doing your obvious duty should now be disregarded, and you should take the time tomorrow to make the proper response to the needs of the bovs over there. It will be many months before the boys abroad will relax from their duties, and there should be no Wtino- rlnwn here The county council of defense will meet this evening and will consider ways and means to speed up the drive. A careful canvass will be made of the lists and hose who have not yet contributed will he segregated from those who have already paid. One of two methods will be considered by the council : that of pubushing the names of delinquents and that of calling upon them to appear be-. fore the council. Tomorrow being Saturday, it is anti cipated that a great number of persons ... . , . , will be transacting business down town. and it is hoped that they will avail them , „ selves of the chance then to call at any one of the three designated places to pay up. You are privileged to use the station which is most convenient for you—the Veatch realty office, the office of M. W. Griffith, or the county council of defense rooms on Second street. For those who prefer, opportunity is] given of sending their contributions by mail. Just slip a check into an envelope this evening after you have read this paper. Address it to Francis Jenkins, chairman, and let the mail carrier have it with the first delivery in the morning, Make the check out to the United War Work Drive. Attend to this matter be fore you sleep tonight. URGENT APPEAL COMES TODAY TO POT IDAHO "OVER THE TOP }} APPEAL TO AMERICA ASK MRS. WILSON AND JANE ADDAMS TO HAVE ARMISTICE TERMS MODIFIED WASHINGTON, Nov. 14.—Appeals addressed to Mrs. Woodrow Wilson and Miss Jane Addams of Chicago on behalf of the women of Germany, asking that the armistice terms be modified to prevent "unspeakable disaster," have been sent from the German wireless station at Nauen They were picked up by the military intelligence radio at Haulton, Me., and were made public tonight by the war department. The appeal to Mrs. Wilson said the women and children of Germany "have been starving for years," and that they will die from the hunger by the "millions" unless the terms of the armistice are changed so that sufficient rolling stock will be avail able for moving food from the farms. It was dated at Berlin and signed by Gertrud Baeumer and Alice Salomon for the "national council of women in Germany." The appeal to Miss Addams was from Anita Augsburg: at Poz under date of yesterday. It said that the German women, "foreseeing entire famishment and mutiny for their country," urged their American sist ers "to intercede to have the armistice terms modified." "We are all voters of a free repub lic now, greeting you heartily," the appeal said. The message to Mrs. Wilson fol lows; "Berlin, Nov. 12, 1918. "To Mrs. Woodrow Wilson, White House, Washington, D. C. "Madame; According to the terms of the armistice Germany has to sur render a very large part of the roll ing stock of her railways. At the same time she has to feed the troops of her former enemies in the occu pied provinces of Germany. The Ger man women and children have been starving for years. They will die from hunger by the millions if the terms of the armistice are not We need the rolling stock changed, of the railways to bring the food from the farms to the cities. It will be impossible to feed the soldiers of I occupying armies if we cannot get, i large amounts of food from overseas, The women and children all the world over have been t ie innocent sufferers of this terri lo war, but nowhere more than in Germany. _ Let it be throug you. madame, to implore our sisters the TWed States of America, who «« mothers like ourselves to ask | "'nment and the - e rnm»n*s t 0 change the terms of the Xn^and^hild^n'o? GeT • ^ tje e îd in unspeakable J I *^ h National Counci] of the Women f Germany . "GERTRUD BAEUMER, "ALICE SALOMON" Th message to M iss Addams fol lows; "Poz, November 13, 1918. "To Jane Addams, Hull House, Chicago. ' German women., foreseeing entire f nm }sliinent and mutiny for their country, urge their American sisters to intercede relief of truce conditions '°garding terms of demobilization, blockade, wagons, locomotives. We are a jj f rec vo ters of a free republic, n ow, greeting you heartily, "ANITA AUGSBURG." j Unknown to Jane Addams. Chicago, Nov. 14.—Miss Jane A<1 d ams bad not received a message o' appeal from the women of n~-rn-- up to a late hour tonight. She said that she had no intimation regard in *be identity of Anita Augsburg, wh" was reported to have signed the nVr Problem of Russian Relief Washington, Nov. 14.—Relief the suffering millions in bolsheviki controlled central Russia furnishes r problem which the allied and Ameri can ,vf vernments have as yet been unable to solve. In fact, one Official said today that not even a method of solution had been determined upon , It is now regarded as practically certain that it will be impossible to get food to the forty million people With :-i tr v ! ory this winter, food now scarce and anarchy ram : nant offirials Imre fear that famine is inevitable and that the toll of death mav reach astounding figures. In their efforts to Und some way to aid these people, statesmen of the associated governments are working on the conviction that the bolsheviki Pr« net representative. r>f Urn Russian people. As long as the bolsheviki re main in power, however, it is admit ted that there is little probability of getting eveJi the very necessaries of life to them. Building. Work on Ne Work on the $9.000 university Y. M. C. A. building, to be built by the war council of the Y. M. C. A., was begun The building was staked out and the ground was broken. Dean M. F. Angell, who is in charge of the work, expects the building to be completed time before the ending of the spring quarter. this week. some BOISE, Idaho, Nov. 15.—(Special to The Star-Mirror.)—Michigan, Del aware, New Mexico, Arizona and Ne vada first five states to report across in united war work campaign. There is still a chance for Idaho to get in the honor list of ten states first over. State Chairman Barton issues this appeal: "I call upon every member of the seven allied organizations; every Jew and Gentile; every Catholic and Prot estant; every loyal American in the state of Idaho to realize his individ ual responsibility and to arouse him self to the sense of his personal ob ligation in this great campaign. I urge particularly that today and the remaining days of the drive every person whose heart is in this work consecrate himself to renewed efforts in support of the county councils of defense and other organizations en gaged in the direct task of raising funds in the united war work cam paign." Bishop Daniel L. Gorman, in an appeal for greater effort in the united war work campaign, says: sad duty for every man and woman, every boy and girl, to locally support the present great drive. Unless we give according to the need and ex pectation of our nation, these very necessary welfare organizations will be wanting in the Rhine provinces, or on Russian soil, where our boys are resting upon their arms. Be willing then to assist and comfort them. God loves a generous giver. Give today." Governor Alexander appeals for support to the united war workers campaign and says: citizen of Idaho to rally to support of united war work campaign and do all in his or her power to make this drive a splendid success for the honor of Idaho and her gallant sons who by their devotion to us have gained the right to expect nothing less than whole-hearted loyalty from us." It is a I urge every r MOSCOW GARDENER R. W. KULBERG'S WAR GARDEN MENTIONED IN PARIS EDI TION OF HERALD The Paris edition of the New York Herald recently contained an Account of a war garden raised by R. Wl Kulberg of Moscow. The story was published in a number of newspapers in the Inland Empire last summer the Associated Press, formerly of Moscow, Rathdrum. Idaho, has written to friends here stating that her son, who is now in .France, recently read an account of the war garden in the Paris edition of the New York Herald. R. W. Kulberg is a high school boy who could not get into the war and wanted to "do his bit" by raising food. He rented six acres of land adjoining the cemetery and planted 3,300 hills of cucumbers and 10,000 tomato plants, in addition to corn, beans, peas and other garden vegetables. But tomatoes and cucumbers were his principal crop. Both did well and he not only supplied the local market largely with tomatoes and cucumbers, but sold to outside places. He had a very successful season as he •.id at aril all of the work himself and ;,v -• -nail expense for help, planted cultivated. and gathered fly ind cucumbers, advertis^ in -capers, received orders by tcH pbone early in the morning and at night, and devoted the daylight hours to de livering the products of his garden story that appeared in Snokane. L"' ton. Moscow and other In'.and ''-nr ,,,,i n, -tions recently the Paris paper and read hv former schoolmates of young KuIV villi the fighting forces in France. I N VER.SITY PLEDGES LARGE RUM FOR UNITED WAR WORK The University of Id;Jio pledged S2265 in the first 24 hoars of the united war work drive. Ti is is al-out half her quota and does not include the money to be pledged at tile vari ous sorority houses, or iinat. le to reach the university because of quar antine conditions. "Had it not been for the quaran tine we would have had the full amount pledged in the first day," said Dean J. G. Eldridge, faculty chair man for the drive. Members of the collegiate section S. A. T. C. average al out 4.50 each. The vocational section's average is lower. Vocational men have pledged about $2.00 each. and was used by Mrs. J. J. Schick, but now living at He inaloes local ne The mbli-l e l in io are »IS WILL CONTEST ELECTION OF UNITED STATES SENATORS WASHINGTON.—Contests of the elections of two republican United States senators. Truman H. New berry, of Michigan; and George H. Moses, of New Hampshire is fore cast in proceedings today before the senate privileges and elections com mittee. Protests against seating both of these, who appear elected on the first returns, received by the com mittee which has deferred action in both cases.