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i O; i j Si ; Volume 1. Number 184. Greeneville Daily Sun, Monday Afternoon, October" 28, 1918. Fifteen Cents A Week. Ho - n nrTs W rut i lU i ' 1 designation of Hungarian Premier Has Been Accepted Revolution Feared In Vienna, Archduke akes Refuge In Castle, Emperor Charles to Follow Soon German Note Asking Terms Received Washington Advised of Peaceful Revolution In Hungary- National Council Formed to Take Control (By The United Preti.) WASHINGTON, Oct. 28. A peaceful revolution is believed to have taken place in Hungary and a national council formed to take control of the. government, according to semi-official dispatches from Berne received here today. Quoting Berlin telegrams, immediate peace and complete independence of Hungary is demanded and severance of an alliance with Ger many is demanded. Count Karblyi is apparently heading the revolution. . . . AUSTRIA REPLIES TO PRESIDENT WILSON, ACCEPTING HIS TERMS Revolution Is Feared In Vienna- Archduke Takes Refuge In Castle (By The United Pret.) LONDON. Oct. 28. A revolution is feared in Vienna. The Archduke has taken refuge in the castle at Godollo, and Em peror Karl will leave soon, it is said, for Debreczin. Resignation of .Hungarian Premier Has Been Accepted Peace Demon strations In Hungarian Parliament V (By The United Preta.) AMSTERDAM, Oct- 28. Emperor Karl has ac.cepted the resignation of the Hungarian Premier Wekerlo, according to Dudapest dispatches.' Peace demonstrations occurred in the Hungarian narliament house Saturday and the police were forced to intervene, it is reported. Bitter Fighting Continues East of Piave Where Allied Troops Forced Crossing (By The United Preaa.) x VIENNA, Oct. 28. Bitter 'fighting continues east of th Piave, where the Allied troops forced a crossing, theAustrian war ofTioe announced. Resignation of Ludendorff as German Military Chief Was Forced After . Disagreement With Chancellor (By The United Preaa.) WASHINGTON, Oct. 28 The resignation of .General Luden dorff as Germany's military chief, was forced after he had dis agreed with Prince Maximilian over the acceptance of Presi dent Wilson's peace terms, so reports to the state department announced today. . London Newspapers Are Divided In Opinion Regarding German Reply (By The United Preia.)v ,. . , LONDON, Oet. 28. The London newspapers are divided in their opinions regarding the German reply. Germans Inflict further Atrocities, Setting Fire to the Railroad Station (By The United Preaa.) PARIS, Oct. 28. Serbian'o-oops have reached the heights south of the important town of Kragujevatz, the French war office in its eastern communique has ju'st announced. The Ger mans set fire to the station and depot at that place and inflicted atrocities on the population. Armistice Terms Are Withheld. LONDON, Oct. 27. It is understood in authoritative quar ters that the allied governments will not reveal the armistice terms until Germany has replied to President Wilson's last note. Premier Lloyd George and Foreign Secretary Balfour, ac companied by naval and military officers, have gone to France. (By The United Press.) PARIS, Oct. 28 -Austria, replying to President Wilson, accepts all his conditions it is learned officially from , Berne today. Austria accepts Wilson's terms regarding the Czecho-Slovaks and Jugoslavs' Aus tria, it is said, declares her readiness to en ter "negotiations immediately. Text of Latest German.Reply. . t COPENHAGEN, Oct. 27. Germany's answer to President Wilson'! latest communication says: "The German government has taken cognizance of the answer of the President of the United States. "The President is aware of the far-reaching changes which have been carried out and are being carried out in the German constitutional structure and that peace nego tiations are being conducted by a people's government, in whose hands rests, both actually and constitutionally, - the power to make the deciding conclusions. - "The military powerAare, also subject to it - "The-German government now awaits proposals for an armistice, which shall be the first step toward a just peace as the President has described in his proclamation.' v ' (Signed) "SOLF." Italian Captives Beaten and Starved By Austrians WASHINGTON, Oct; 27. Official dispatches frdm Rome describing the cruel treatment accorded Italian sol diers in Austrian prison camps a3 re vealed by two escaped officers who have just reached the Italian lines in Albania, were tonight made public by the Italian embassy. At Camp Sigmund Sherbers, from which Lieuts. Vincenzo Eimma and Calileo Laniello escaped after being confined there since being captured last year, the prisoners are naked from lack of clothes, and have been reduced to skeletons owing to insuf ficient food. Last winter, the offi cers said, from thirty .to fifty pris oners died daily because of hunger and cold. Shortly before they es caped, they said, prisoners, were al lowed only one fifteenth of their or dinary ration of bread, but recently this has been increased to one-fourth. The barracks for officers and en listed men held prisoners at the camps are not only filthy, but the prisoners are subjected to gross indignities at the hands of their guards, who are' often intoxicated, they Stated. They escaped officers told of seeing one Italian prisoner bayonetted because he did, not return quickly enough to his cell from rations. For trifles prisoners are caned and cuffed and suspended from a pole. The lieuten ants told of seeing a group of soldiers while eating bread, scattered by a guard who clubbed them over the head with a stick until it was broken. Resignation of Ludendorff Will Shake Faith of German People Bodies Heaped In Morgue NEW YORK, Oct. 2?. In the last two weeks the have been 1,207 bodies taken from Bellevue Hospital to the city morgue, 29th Street and First Avenue. Conditions there are cha otic. Facilities , having been over taxed, bodies have been piled up on top of the other, on the floor. There were 200 there last night. Under takers who have orders to remove the bodies have been unable to ob tain coffins or even plain pine boxes. LONDON, Oct 27. Official an nouncement was made in Berlin Sat urday night that Emperor William has acceded to the request of Gen. Ludendorff, the first quartermaster general, that he be permitted to re- sign. General surprise was caused in Berlin on Saturday afternoon by the fact that the daily report from Ger man headquarters was not signed, as usual, with the name of Gen. Luden dorff. Later the following official announcement was issued: "The emperbr, accepting the re quest to be allowed to retire of Gen. Ludendory, of infantry, the first quartermaster-general, and comman der in time of peace of the 25tri in fantry brigade, has placed him on the unattached list. The emperor de cided at the same time that the lower Rhenish infantry regiment No. 39, of which the general has long been chief, shall bear henceforth the name of Ludendorff." . "His resignation, it is believed in London, will still further shake the faith of the German people in their military machine. Mysterious Bullet Kills Knoxville Boy KNOXVILLE, Oct. 27 Mystery surrounds the killing of Wallace Moore," aged 16 years, whose body was found Friday evening at the home of E. E. Black, Washington pike. The boy was a son of J. N. Moore, former mayor of Mountain View, a suburb. Young Moore wa3 found with a bullet wound through the heart. The "bullet was removed Saturday and proved to be such a one as is used in long-range guns. Searching investigation" has failed to reveal who fired the bullet. The boy dropped dead at the door of a neigh bor without uttering a word. Bavarian Socialists Demand Republic and Immediate Peace by Renouncing All German Claims to Alsace-Lorraine, Posen, Danzig and Indemnity For the Destruction In Belgium and Northern France, and For Losses From Subs. (By The United rw.) WASHINGTON, Oct. 28. Bavarian socialists are demand ing a republic with Ebnecht at its head, according to diplomatic cables here. Municipal independent socialists have bitterly assailed the majority socialists, speakers demanding immediate peace by renouncing all German claims to Alsace-Lorraine, Posen, Danzig and indemnity for,destruction in Belgium, and Northern France, as well as for losses from submarine sinkings. German Note Asking Terms Of Armistice Received In Washington (By The United Prest.) WASHINGTON, Oct. 28. Germany appeared to official Washington today to be forced to an early submission of the Allied armistice terms, as her latest-note asking-the terms was received at the Swiss legation today. , It is stated authoritatively today that the President probably will not reply to the German acknowledgment, as the whole question of an armistice is now up to the military commanders of the United States and the Allies. Kaiser Has Forlorn , Hope That German People Will Decide to Continue the War Rather Than Submit to Demands the Allies Will Make Known. ,..", (By The United Pre.) ' NEW YORK, Oct; 28. The kaiser's final effort'to rouse . the distracted German people o a defense of the fatherland had been craftily planted in the German government's latest note o President Wilson. The kaiser knows that any armistice con ditions proposed by the Americans and the Allies, will be so drastic that they will include the occupation of German cities, probably the surrender of the German submarines as well as such other measures as will make it impossible for Germany to renew the war. . ; These terms ought to be, as they will be, deeply humiliating to the .German people. The kaiser has a forlorn hope that when the Allies make known their armistice demands that Ger many would rather continue the war than submit. So having arrived at the end of his tether, he now asks-to know the worst, trusting that in his willy-nilly way that he may be able to turn the Allies' terms to his own interest. This childish trap is no reason for 'democracy to avoid the test. Ludendorff ?s Successor May Be' Von Seckt . (By The United Pre$i.) ZURICH, Oct. 28. The German newspapers predict that General Von Seckt, chief of staff to General von Mackensen during the latter's Roumanian drive, will succeed General Ludendorff as head of the German armies. Slopes of Four Mountains Wrested From Austriarts Strewn With Enemy Dead 4,000 More Prisoners Taken (By The United Pre.) WITH THE ITALIAN ARMIES AFIELD, Oct. 28. The slopes of four mountains were wrested from the Austrians and held in the face of most determined counter-attacks. These mountain slopes are strewn with enemy dead. . A separate battle was fought for each one of the peaks. - More than 4,000 prisoners, including 150 officers, were taken and many machine guns were captured. , Army Control Taken From Kaiser. LONDON, Oct. 27. The German reichsiag by a great ma jority has adopted a bill placing the military command under control of the civil government, according to an Exchange Tele graph dispatch fronCopenhagcn.