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:w THE EVENING MISSOURIAN IEAI) bs at ,; . "'"tsv "' ' ypti at th'c twelve II this e and j cause nflned onths. I at 11 ,, 'alnut ey. s. ii i Illlli: ; I A ELEVENTH YEAR fine HOSPITALS TO FIGHT INFLUENZA Read Hall and Pi Kappa Al pha House Taken Over for Sick. GIRL STUDENTS HELP Volunteer to Scrub Floors, Wash Dishes or Nurse Patients. Two n?w hospitals are being equip ped today as a means of fighting the influenza epidemic among University students. This makes a total of seven build ings now equipped for hospital pur noses, instead of the two which for merly existed Parker Memorial Hos pital, and the city emergency hospi tal. The new ones are Head Hall, whicn has been taken over for University women who are victims of the disease. and the I'i Kappa Alpha house at Lowry and Hitt streets. Ten girls weie to be taken to the former this afternoon, while the latter was ex pected to be ready to receive patients tonight. The Kappa Sigma house is being use as an evacuation hospital for S. A. T. C. men who are convalescent, but not well enough to return to barracks. In addition the Welch Military Academy h3.s been used as a hospital all week, and the city hospital has established an annex. Two Pneumonia Cases. Two of the influenza cases at the city hospital have developed into pneumonia. Miss Margaret L. Drumm, head nurse, said this morning the nurses have been so busy they have not kept a record of all the patients. In addition, more than a score of houses throughout the city are under a modified quarantine. About thirty University women are thought to be ill outside of the hospitals. Three patients were discharged as cured from Parker Memcorial Hospi tal last night, and ten cases were ad mitted. Five nurses are ill with the disease now, and shortage of nurses is distressing. However. Dr. E. It. Clark thinks that two of them will soon be well enough to go back on duty. Miss Ellen M. Anderson, head of the nurses' school here, who has been seriously ill with the intluenza. is out of danger now. Dr. Clark, who is in charge of Park er Memorial Hospital, says lie is get ting invaluable assistance from the medical students, and from members of the S. A. T. C. Fifteen soldiers, eleven from the vocational section and four from the collegiate section are helping at the hospital now. Room for 1110 Patient. While Head Hall is being used as a hospital, the roomers there will move out. It is estimated that 100 patients can be accommodated. thV bed rooms being mads into a ward for the light er cases. Mrs. Louis Selbert. in charge of the hospitals, has sent out an emergency call for clean rags and sheets, to be sent to Read Hall. The sheets should be marked with the full name of the owner. They will be disinfect ed and returned as soon as possible. Autos are also in demand. Persons who have machines are urged to leave their names at Dr. Noycs' office. His telephone number is 10C0. Volunteer nurses have also been called for by Mrs. Selbert Because of the number of cases of influenza de veloping among the University wom en, it is necessary to care for those who are ill. and to get ready for any new developments. - District captains were asked by Mrs. Selbert to aid her in getting the call to all University women. Uirls doing this work will be asked to serve three hours a day until class es begin again. They will be subject to call at any time this afternoon or evening, but are to report in any case at S o'clock tomorrow morning to Mrs. Selbert at It-ad Hall. A physical examination of the volun teers will keep out any girl not able to withstand the danger of infection or the strain of the work. Girls un der IS will be required to get the con sent of their parents. Volunteers Hiioy Today. Early this morning several volun teers began helping the Head Hall girls to move into other houses in town. (Jiris who have had sufficient training are nursing the patients. Other girls are doing such necessary things as washing dishes, scrubbing foors and making beds. Some of them are using their cars to run er rands for the hospifal. A few of them are acting as secretaries to the doctors connected with the hospitals. Th" clothing of these working in the hospital will be disinfected each night, and the clothing worn there can not be worn home. Masks over the nose and mouth will protect the girls from infection. Any girl wishing to volunteer should telephone 10G0, Dr. Noyes' office, and leave her name. Number of Caves Increase. "Spanish influenza is on the in crease in Columbia, judging from the unofficial reports coming in today," TOMORROW'S ORDERS The order issued Monday, tempor arily suspending University work, will be in effect tomorrow (Friday) accord ing to announcement from 'President Hill's office late today. said Or. W. A. Norrls, secretary of the city board of health, this after noon. "1 can sec no sense in people get ting panic-stricken over the situation. In the Hospitals. The number of patients at the va rious hospitals was given out tcday as follows: Total New Hospital cases cases Parker Memorial 5G 10 City Emerg. (including annex) 14 8 Welch Academy (War Hospital No. 1)..C3 13 Kappa Sigma (War Hospital No. 2).. 18 Head Hall 10 however." he says, "as a very small per cent of the cases here have dsret oped into anything mors seiious than a case of the grip. "We are equally w-11 or better equipped here to cope with the epi demic than any other city of the same size." TING OFF Board of Health Forbids Meetings Scheduled at Convention. Acting under the authority given by City Council this week the city board of health this morning forbade Group Five of the Missouri Dankers Association to hold its meet ings here today as scheduled. Chair man S. C. Hunt made this announce ment. The meetings planned included a morning and an afternoon session at the Hall Theater, and a dance tonight at the Daniel Boone Tavern. Instead the bankers held a short business meeting at 9:30 this morn ing. The meeting was called to or der by Chairman Hunt, and the fol lowing officers were elected for next year: Chairman, Edward Uuder. treasurer of the Mercantile Trust Com pany of St. Louis; secretary. Alex ander Bradford, vice-president of the Boone County Trust Company. Colum bia. It was agreed that the associa tion should meet at Columbia next year, in view of the fact that the con vention coufd not be held this year. About fifty were present. After the business meeting the bankers took an automobile drive around town, returning to luncheon at the Tavern. Most of them returned to their homes this afternoon. HOSTESSJP HERE Kappa Alpha House Hr.s Been Rented for Benefit of the Soldiers. Soldiers quartered In Columbia will have an appropriate place to entertain their mothers, sweethearts and sisters coming from a distance to visit them. The Kappa Alpha fraternity house. S09 College avenue, has bcea rented ; for a hostess house. Dean Walter Miller is cha.rann of the committee on enterta'nmcnt for soldiers, which met last night to d:s cuss plans for the hostess house. A hostess mother will be hired. Read ing and writing rooms wl'l be main tained and it will afford a pleasant place for the soldiers to entertain their week-end guests fr:m out of town. A meeting of the presidents of about a dozen organizations In Columbia has been called for tomorrow morning at flie Commercial Club rooms at 10 o ' clock. "Several organizations of Co lumbia have already pledged tneir sup port to the enterprise and It is hoped that strong backing can be obtained to make the hostess house Idea a suc cess. Several applications have already been received for the position of hos tess mother, but as yet no one has been decided upon. Townspeople are requested to contribute furnishings for the house, ether as a loan or gift. Infant Son of Xrvtlaiid Ujsart Dies. The infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Newland Dysart. twelve miles north west f Columbia, died early Wed nesday of brain disorders from which he had been suffering for several weeks. He was 2 years old. Fun eral services will be held at 10 o'clock Friday morning and interment made at Bethlehem Cemetery. MNs Johnson In Library Building. Until the quarantine Is removed from the west campus. Miss Eva John ston, advisor of women, will have an office hour in the lower hall of the Library Building from 11 to 12 o'clock daily, and at her home. f1324 Wilson avenue from 4 to 5 daily. BANK COLUiMBIA, MISSOURI, THURSDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 10, 1918 GERMS FALL BUCK 1001ILE FRONT SOOTH OF C Americans Force Enemv Out of Argonne Pocket and. Smash 1 hrough rvreun hilde Line West of Meuse. BRITISH CAVALRY AT EDGE OF LE CATEAU Allied Air Squadrons Attack Enemy Cantonments, and Railway From Loan to Maubeuge Is Under Fire. DY JOHN DE GANDT (United Press Staff Correspondent) PARIS, Oct. 10 (3:45 p. in.). The Germans are reported to be withdrawing on wide sectors all along the whole 100-mile front be tween Cambrai and Reims. They are employing countless machine guns to slacken the Allied push. Toward Guise, the Allies are ac centuating their progress and are reported to have reached the Sam-bre-Oise Canal. (This represents an additional advance of about four miles northeast of St. Ouentin.") The railway from Laon to Mau beuge by way of Guise is now un der fire. Northeast of Yailly Gen eral Mangin has advanced on the road to Craonne. BY FRANK J. TAYLOR (United Press Staff Correspondent) WITH THE AMERICAN FIRST ARMY, Oct. 10 (Noon). There is heavy fighting in the region of Ro mange between the Meuse and the Ar gonne, where the Germans are rush ing in reinforcements and concentrat ing artillery. The enemy is frantically reinforc ing the sides of what remains of the Argonne pocket while withdrawing in the center. More than 200 Allied bombing planes, 100 battle planes and fifty chasers are in action. The Franco American air forces simultaneously attacked the cantonment area near Damvillers and Wavrille, east of the Meuse, where the Germans were mass ing for a counter-attack. They shot down twelve Bodies and had only one casualty. Dun-sur-Meuse, Bantheville. Ain creville and other towns are burning. Ity United Press. WASHINGTON, Oct. 19. The con tinued advance by the Americans cast of the Meuse to the outskirts of Sivry and the penetration of the German line west of the Meuse, with the cap ture of 2,000 additional prisoners on Wednesday was reported General Pershing today. Uy United Press. LONDON. Oct. 10. Allied troops arc within two miles of the great Cerman base of Le Cateaii Field Marshal Haig announced today. (Le Cateau is only fifteen miles from the Belgian border, between Valenciennes and Maubeug?. It is seventeen miles directly south of the fnrmpr ritv A I The British have begun to advance I eastward from Lens anil have cap l tursd Sallaumines and Novelles, about ' twa miles east of that city. i Uy United Tress. j PARIS, Oct. 19. Renewal of the I attack in the Loan region was an I nounced by the French War Oifice to i day. Progress was made there as well as east of St. Qucntin and in the Champagne. Explosion In Center of Cambrai. BY LOWELL MELLETT (United Press Staff Correspondent) ON THE BRITISH FRONT. Oct. 10. A tremendous explosion yesterday is reported to have wrecked the cen ter of Cambrai, already swept by fire. Fifteen or twenty blocks are In ruins. By United Press. LONDON, Oct. 10 (3:30 p. m.). British cavalry Is on the outskirts of Le Cateau according to battlefront dispatches received here this after noon. " BY FRED S. FERGUSON United Press Staff Correspondent) WITH THE AMERICAN FIRST ARMY. Oct. 10. The Americans arc through the Kreimhllde line on a front of nearly four miles. They have smashed the last organized German defense In this region west of the Meuse and are advancing northward with only natural defenses between them and the Belgian frontier. II00XE COCXTY BOY DIES Lowrey Turnen, Who Lhed Xear Oakland, Was at Camp Custer. Private Lowrey Turner, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Turner, who reside ncrth of Oakland Church, has died at Camp Custer. Battle Creek, Mich., ac cording to a message received by his parents. . A1BRAI THE WEATHER For Columbia and Vicinity: Unsettled weather tonlcht and Friday ; probably fthowrrN. Not much change In temprra turr. For Missouri: Unsettled leather prob ably with showers tnnlxlit or Friday. Not much change In temperature. Weather Conditions: During the past -I bourn rain lias been general from the southern part of Nebras ka southward embracluc the eastern half of Kansas, most of Oklahoma, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana, nnd across the northern half of Texas to New Mexico. In all other sections of the United States fair weather has prevailed. Temperatures continue about normal ev erywhere. The low pressure system that Is glvluc rain In the 1'lalns region will travel east ward slowly and rain may be expjvteil In Columbia during the next 30 hour. Tem lieratures will not change much. , ' Local Data: The highest temperature In ,lumbla yesterday was ; and the lowest list night was 57. Rainfall O.OOO. ltelatlre humidity at noon yesterday was 40 per cent. A year ago yesterday the highest temperature was CO and the lowest was 32. Hatnfall 0.00. (S'lmmer time) Sun rose today, T:H a. in. Sun vets G-JSS p. m. Moon sots 10:01 . in. 7 a. m 5S 12 m GS Sa.in. 5S 1 p. m 70 9 a.m...; CI 2 p. m 70 10 a. m C4 3 p. m 72 11 a, m CG 4 p. m 73 No Reason For Encourage ment Seen by Treasury Officials. Ily United Press. WASHINGTON. Oct. 10. Peace talk and ravages of Influenza combined to throw the Fourth Liberty Loan still further behind Its schedule today. There was absolutely no reason for encouragement In the early reports from the Federal Reserve banks. Treasury officials declared. (COLUMBIA: Quota $ 107,000 Amount subscribed 332,200 BOONE COUNTY: Quota , $1, Amount subscribed ASHLAND: 098.000 831,200 $11,520 11,250 $27,000 20,000 Quota Amount subscribed STURGEON: Quota Amount subscribed HALLSVILLE: Quota . . . Amoun subscribed HARRISBURG: Quota, $47,C00 39.500 .. $7.SS0 - 5.050 $G7.G00 C5.100 $13,400 12.100 . $10,220 11.200 . Amount subscribed CENTRALIA: Quota Amount subscribed .. HARTSBURG: Quota t. Amount subscribed HOCHEPORT: Quota Amount subscribed .. Columbia subscribed $12,900" yester day to the Liberty Loan, making her total now $332,200, with $75,400 more to be subscribed to fill the quota. Boone County added $16,100 to her subscriptions yesterday, making the total subscribed in Boone County so far $831,200. This leaves $266,S00 still to be subscribed to fill the quota of Boone County. 'Boone County is not buying bonds as fast as in previous campaigns nor as fast as is necesary to fill her quota by October 19, but he is doing bet ter than the average county in this part of Missouri," said H. H. Banks today, after" conferring with at least a dozen bankers here from other coun ties to attend the bankers' conven tion. With only nine more days left for the campaign, the subscriptions must average $20,000 a day to fill the quota. A telegram was received from Wash ington today urging the people not to be decevied by German propagan da which is arguing that victory Is close at hand and that the govern ment will not need the money. The government needs every cent of the Fourth Liberty Loan and maybe more, said the message. Mrs. W. T. Stephenson, at loan head quarters, has it figured out that a J50 bond will finance. the war for one tenth of one second. The following have subscribed In Columbia, In addition to those already published: Mr. Eula Alenxander L. S. Belcher Elenora C. Bedford L. S. Backus ...., Allen Coats 50 50 50 100 50 50 250 250 100 50 50 100 100 250 50 100 50 100 50 100 150 50 50 200 100 Andrew Canton .... A. J. Caldwell W. A. Crump Mrs. Mary A. Clinkscales C. I. Crockett John F. Calvert . Bettie Carroll J. C. Clark .. ,. E. C. Clinkscales A. J. Coats Jane Dewey F. O. Duncan ....... W. w. Daniel D. A. Enoch J. E. Enoch 'Sigma Phi Epsllon Minnie Fisher ADD NAMES Helen Ashury E. C. Anderson Mrs. Dwight Aultman (Continued on page Four) SLOW TURKS ARt UNOFFICIALLY NEGOTIATING FOR PEACE Drive for Constantinople Predicted if Internal Unrest Does Not Break Into Open Revolt Greek Army Ready to Strike New Grand Vizier Called Pro-Ally. POPE MAY BACK UP WILSON Pontiff Expected to Appeal to World to Accept President's Fourteen Principles No Extend ed Note-Writing Between Washington and Berlin, Is Government Promise. Ily United Press. WASHINGTON, Oct. 10. Representatives of the new Turkish government are negotiating with the AHies as to the terms upon which they may withdraw from the .var, the United Press learned from au thoritative sources today. The new grand vizier, who is proAlly. has representatives in touch ith the Allied governments, it is said. BY RAYMOND J. CLAPPER (United Press Staff Correspondent) WASHINGTON, Oct. 10. An Allied drive on Turkey is expected shortly unless the internal unrest breaks into open revolt, was diplomatic opinion here today. Greece is prepared to march on the Ottoman Empire as soon as the Allied commander-in-chief gives the word. (BY ROBERT J. BENDER (United Press Staff Correspondent) WASHINGTON, Oct. 10 That! lope Benedict will appeal to the world to accept President Wilson's fourteen peace principles was indi cated in reports to the government today. These states that the Pope had selected November 2 All Souls' Day for his move. In this connection it is significant that the I Ioly Sec knew as early as October 3 that Austria would appeal to Wil son for peace, accepting his four teen points. The dispatches further discussed Austria's plight as serious and that whatever Germany's answer to the President's test of her peace sinceri ty. Austria anil Turkey cannot long survive without granting the demands in their countries for an end to the struggle. This probably accounts for Prcis dent Wilson's decision to leave Aus tria in dcubt for the moment. Later he will reply to the peace offer sub mitted with the Germans, and prob ably will answer it at mere length. It may be stated on highest author ity that no extended note-writing be tween the President and Germany will take place. Germany must answer the recent inquiry frankly and openly or all discussion will stop. On this point, the American people may rest absolutely assured it Is stated. c Inspectors Study Local Con ditions With a View of Conserving Man-Power. Three representatives from the Pos: tfficc Department were making .a suvcy today of the local postoffice and the Western Union telegraph office with the view of consolidating such por tion1, of the services as will conserve man power without detriment to eith er. The representatives will make a re port of their survey to Postmaster Genrral Burleson, who will determine what changes, if any. shall be made In the local service. Government inspectors yesterday visited the local office of the Western Union to aid in placing a valuation oa the telegraph properties taken over by the Government. 1,00.) ATTEND ST. LOUIS MEET Disciples of Christ Hold Four-Day Session. Py t nlted Press. ST. LOUIS. Oct. 10.-rOne thousand delegates are here today attending the international convention of the Dis ciple of Christ (Christian Church). The four-day session of the conven tion officially opened yesterday but only registration of delegates and rou tine preliminaries were transacted. The conference will be one of the most Important the church has ever held. E. E. Elliot of Kansas City, transportation and publicity secre tary, declared today. Alpha Zeta PI Meeting Postponed. Th mrptlnc of AlDha Zeta PI, hon orary- social science fraternity, which was to have been held Friday ev ening, has been postponed indefinitely owing to the quarantine regulations. NUMBER 34 KAISER QUITS (WlftYBE) LudendorfT Also Gives Up Job, If Persistent Rumors Are True. By United Press. STOCKHOLM, Oct. 10. Rumors are persistent here that the Kaiser has abdicated. By United Press. WASHINGTON". Oct. 10. Rumors without official substantiation in any form said today that General Luden dorff had suffered a temporary physi cal collapse and as a result had had to relinquish command of the German armies. 3S TO OFFICERS' TRAINIXC CAMP S. A. T. C. .Men Depart to Take Up Infantry and Machine ('mi Work. Thirty-eight University students in the S. A. T. C. left last night for Central Officers Training Camps. Nine of this number go to Camp Hancock, Augusta. Ga., and the remainder to Camp Pike, Little Rock, Ark. Those taken wenj principally uppc-clas -men and men more than 19 years old, with previous military training. Similar selections will be made in the coming months as men are needed and are fit, after their intensive lrain ing here. Those who left for Camp Pike will be in the infantry. They are: Maurice De Fever, Wilson Bell. George P. Scott. Harold R. De Moss. Frank T. Kisenbach. John W. Wilbur. Vin cent Vandiver, John R. Hawkins. Richard J. Shipley, Doyle W. Cotton. David W. Morehouse. Earl J. Stults. Judson I. Urle, Edwin W. Shroder, Dudley W. Dchoney, Jr., Guy Howes Lewis, Preston L. Moss. Gordon Maf fry, Henry A. Sommers, Gerald J. Watson, Wilbur L. Jarvis, Tully B. Killam, Paul E. Peltason, William B. Parker. Charles C. Cravar. Herman E. Pearse, Jr., Orr Mulllnax, .Morris J. Harris. Ben W. Gallup. Paul C. Morton, scheduled to leave with this group, was unable to do so because of illness. Those who go to Camp Hancock will be in the machine gun division. They are: Holland E. Williams, Roscoe W. Pile, Edwin M. Kerr, James W. Har dy, Howard C. Boone, Ben J. Drymon. James Thurman Mackey. Charles L. Lewis, Thomas B. Hammond. WANTS OSTEOPATHS IX ARMY Dr. J. B. Cole Aids .Movement In Congress. Dr. J. B. Cole of Columbia is aid ing a movement to admit osteopathic physicians to the Medical Corps of the Army. Since the beginning of the war os teopaths have offered their services, but have been notified that only phys icians with the M. D. degree are el Iclans with the M. D. degree are eli gible to service and commissions. A bill has been Introduced urging Congress to accept osteopathic physi cians who have been licensed by laws of the states in which they reside and who are graduates of a college of os teopathy. Dr. Cole Is urging persons to write to the President and their Senators and representatives In sup port of the bill. Lj ndon B. I'blfer Here. Lyndon B. Phlfer. associate editor of the publications of the Methodist Church in Cincinnati. Ohio, was in Columbia today. He was graduated from the School of Journalism. I mi?