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ONLY NEWSPAPER I.N MEMPHIS Sl'PPl IEI BY ASSOCIATED PRESS
WITH NEWS OP THE HAlXIf.'MT HOI KS AS SOON AS IT HAPPENS.
VOLUME 38.
M KM PHIS. TKXN., THt RSDAY AFTERNOON, NOVEMBER 7, 1918.
NUMBER 26T.
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AMERICAN TROOPS ENTER
SEDAN; 6,000 GERMANS
CAPTURED SINCE NOV. 1
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WITH THK AMERICAN AKMV ON THE SEDAN" FRONT, Nov. 7.
Py the Associated Press.) American troops toilay entered that part
of Sedan th;it lies on west bank of the Mouse. The bridge over
the Meuse at Sedan, over which the retreating enemy fled, hag been de
stroyed and the river valley flooded. The principal German lateral linos
cf communications between the fortress of Metz and Northern France
end Belgium now are either cut or unavailable for the enemy's use.
Since Nov. the Americans 'have taken 6,000 prisoners. They
haw freed all French territory within the zone of the army's action
vet-t of the Meuse to a total of 700 square kilometers and have liber
ated 2,000 civilians.
American Krmy officers in charge of
offensive operations against the Gey
mans on the MeslereS-Sedau-MontrnedV
line prennred for a farther advance" to
day, notwithstanding reports that hoe
t'lltieH might noon lie ended through
tl"? signing of an armistice. The (1 8"
tunc between the advancing Ameri
cans and the German position:: before
Sedan grew much less Wednesday, ami
early. today the Americans were only
four miles south cf Sedan
During the night the American posi
tions east of the Meuse were consoli
dated, while progress Was made on
both s'.des of the river, the Germans
giving way slowly.
During yesterday afternoon American
forces took YHlemontry, Mont de
Brune, AUtreegurt and Contiage. To
the west the French, in co-operation
with the Americans, reached Umi
court. hurling yesterday tlie Americans at
one place advanced over tour ami a
liaif miies. The villages taken Include
1 BOCHE RETREAT ALMOST
ROUT 0K.T0 FOCH GAINS
I ON'DO.V, Nov. 7. i Via Montreal.) The German retreat, greatly
accelerated yesterday by aVi average advance of six miles on the entire
front from (he Scheldt to the Meuse, has become almost a rout. Ger
many's communication lines from France and Belgium also are threat
ened most seriously by the advance of the British, French and Ameri
cans Wednesday. Vervlns, only eight miles from IHrson. an impor
tunt railway center, was captured. ,M-
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BERLIN, X, ' ( Via London.) "Between the Scheldt hd the
Oise rivers the allied forces by violent attacks yesterday," says the of
ficial statement isfitied today by the war office, "endeavored to hinder
the methodical continuation of our movements commenced on Nov. 4."
PEACE OF HE
TERMSOF ALLIES
Governments Associated With
U. S. Adopt 14 Principals
and Give Assurance Ger
mans Will Not Be Destroyed
BY DAVID LAWRENCE,
The News Sclmlta; Soeclal Washing
ton Corresoondent
WASHlXOerON. I. C, Nov. 7.
There Is a temptation .to use many
Superlatives In analyzing the splendid
document that the governments of the
allied powers and the United States
have drawn up as the final terms on
which the greatest war In the history of
the world shall come to an end. Ke
markable for what It omits, especially
significant In its constraint and re
serve, there is genuine satisfaction here
t)iat the kind of a communication has
been sent to Germany, which, while
firm and unequivocal, leaves the pan
t iermans and militarists powerless to
argue that the entente means to destroy
the German nation and reassures the
socialists Hnd the masses that the terms
of peace themselves will not go beyond
the points which the allies formulated
In moments of lesser enthusiasm over
tla prospect of victors-. ,
Kxactly what had been hoped for In
government circles here has been ac
complished the 14 principles set forth
by President Wilson have been accepted
thus guaranteeing a peace of justice.
The fact that the allies deemed It
necessary to interpret these principles
in only two cases, and both. of these are
approved by President Wilson, indicate
clearly that the allies have no fear of
ay interpretation Injurious to their
national desires In the other 12 points.
Indeed," the special qualification con
cerning rfhe "freedom of the seas" Is
I, lit another way of saying that England
Is not yet ready to accept the extreme
soggestiorts which have been made from
time to time about the meaning of the
freedom of the seas and that she wants
merely to reserve the right to have her
say.
There is no doubt England would have
the right in any event to insist on
her own interpretation just as It will
be each belligerent's privilege to ex
press Ideas on the practical application
of the Wilson principles, but it Is be
lieved here that the British government
found it necessary os a concession to
her shipping interests and naval opinion
to make public note cf her views.
The question of "compensation" for
"all damage done to the civilian popula
tions of tfe allies and their property by
the aggression of Germany by land, by
rea and from the air" is in thorough
accord with what the American dele
ppt"S at the Paris conference have been
asking for a restoration instead of a
pu.,.i.e indemnity. President Wilson
t
i Continued on Page It, Column S.)
MACON POSTS FORFEIT
FOR FISTIC BATTLE
George A. Macon, candidate of the
Hays faction for mayor in the August
elections, Is at liberty on a cash bond
of $10, on a charge of assault and bat
tery. t
Ma"or. according to the police, met
H. M. Todd. former employe of the
M"on-Andrews Business rolleV. In
Court square Thursday morning, and
. after exchanging a few words both
mn "went to the mat." .
Hetertives Mahan end Hurst inter
fered, and the men were taken to po
lice headquarters, on charges of assault
and battery. Macon posted a 110 for
feit, for his appearance In police court
FViday dTiorning., A similar forfel. was
W for fTorid by A. A, QS
Macon's former partner. HISM
INCORPORATED IN
Buleon, Harleourt and Raucourt. Great
quantities of commissary stores, many
railroad cars and equipment and enor
mous amounts of wer material liave
been captured.
Uesoerate fighting continues east of
the Meuse. In the face of strong re
sistance the Americans gained nearly
two and a hall" miles during Wednes
dav, capturing Murvaux, Fontaines and
Hill L'f4. which the Germans gave up
only after a severe struggle.
Machine guns eontinue the chief
iveanon ot fighting in the Gentian ef
forts to hold the heights west of th
Meuse. which have been in their pos
session since 1914,
Reports from the center of the Amer
ican line are to t'.ie effect that the
town of Moulon is on fire, and that
part of Sedan is burning.
The division fighting in the center
captured yesterday 23 77's, 200 ma-
(Continued on I'age 11, Column i.)
GIST OF
WAR NEWS
i'., the Associated Press.)
Sedan, famous In the Franco-Prus-sian
war, has been entered by the
American First army. Today the Amer
leans entered the section of the town
on the weat bank of the Meuse, mak
ing, an advance of more than 34 miles
since the offensive bsgan on Sept. 26.
Meanwhile the British, French and
American troops elsewhere on the front
between the Scheldt and the Meuse
are pushing the Germans from the
mall section of France, they still oc
cupy. Itnportant gains are chronicled
for the British In the north and the
French In the center of the advancing
allied lines, which moved forward six
miles Wednesday.
Marshal Foch has Informed German
white flag delegates, coming to learn
the armlatlce terms, how to enter the
French line.
Field Marshal Halg rapidly Is clear
ing the Germans from France east and
southeast of Valenciennes. The British
have smashed farther through the ene
my lines defending Mons and Mau
beuge and are outflanking German po
sitions In Belgium, where the German
comiwsnder at Ghent Is evacuating the
city. East and southeast of the Mor
mal forest the British also have made
great strides toward the Franco-Belgian
border.
The French armies from north of the
Oise to southeast of Mezleres maintain
contact with the retiring enemy all
along the front. The last natural ob
stacles west ef the Belgian frontier
have virtually all been eleared and the
terrain before the French Is admirable
for maneuvering. On the extreme right,
where the French line joins the Amer
ican, French cavalry are riding toward
the Meuse between Mezleres and Se
dan. In reaching the Meuse at Sedan Gen.
Pershing's men had achieved an ad
vance of four miles since late Wednes
day night. Germany's main line of
communication from Metz westward
goes through Sedan, and It Is no longer
of use to the enemy. In their rapid
advance northward to Sedan since last
Friday the Americans have captured
6,000 prisoners. Sedan Is seven miles
from the French frontier, and the fall
of the town, which Is mostly at the
east bank of the Meuse, would mean
the definite turning of the Meuse line
northward Into Belgium and would
force the Germans back almost to the
Rhine If hostilities should continue.
East of the Meuse the Americans
pressed forward toward Montmedy.
Germany's troops west of the Meuse,
because of the great progress of the
French and Americans, must now re
treat, If they can, through Belgium.
FEW "WAR LOAFERS" ARE
FOUND IN NEW ORLEANS
New Orleans la pretty well cleared
of "war loafers ' and labor conditions
in general throughout Louisiana are
rapidly returning to normal, according
to Hans A. M. Jacobeen, federal labor
director for Louisiana, who, with Mrs.
Jacobeen, Is visiting In Memphis.
"Of course there are some men In
New Orleans who are not working,
but. considering the size of the elty
and conditions in general, loafers are
remarkably few," Director Jecobsen de
clared. "Most of the men, tun, are employed
in essential lines. For instance, New
Orleans hotels '.are releasod practically
all male help and their places have
been taken by women. Other lines also
are complying with nonessential orders
until, generally speaking, we have the
situation well In hand down there."
CENTRAL AMERICAN
UNIONISTS OPEN MEET
KAN SALVADOR, Nov. 7.-The con
vention of unlonlfU of t'entral Amer
ica has opened at La Tnlon. Alluthe
Central American republics are repre-
cither by delegate! or urexv.
Typifies Spirit Of
Workers At Front
v SjH -J6" - spe
MISS WILLIS Ri YOUNG.
Miss Willis It. Young, of New 'ork
city uud Charlotte, ...,. a a 1. W.
C. A. Kuenitafy in charge cf qua of the
orgarilmtioh'a huts for nurses at a hkw'e
hospital in France, it is one of 16 hut
the lr. W. C. A. ba furnished, Mian
Vouas .typified the pirtt of t!ie girt
and Women workers at the front by re
maining on iluty at the entrance to the
operating hut ill tlat ami all night to
serrt food and HM.cuocvliUe to the doc
tors and nurses asi thy worked to save
the lives of swlrtfirs Wounded In bat-
Three Seats in Upper Branch
Are Yet To Be Decided,
Democrats Now Claiming
46 and Republicans 47.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 7. Control of
the United States senate still remained
In doubt today, in face of returns from
three states, where contests between
ihc Hepuh'lcan and Democratic candi
dates remained close as the count pro
gressed. The Republicans further In
creased their majority In the house
w hen tvo of three seats from South
Dakota were conceded to them. Three
seats, one each In South Dakota, New
Mexico and Montana, are yet in doubt.
The tending Of the two parties In
the next house, without the three miss
ing districts, is:
Republicans, 23R; Democrats, IDS, a
Republican majority of 41.
In the senate, without the three
doubtful seats, there are t7 Republi
can!; and 46 Democrats.
Of the senate races yet to be decided,
Truman H. Newberry . Republkjati, ap
peared to he maintaining, his lead over
Henry Ford, the Democratic candidate,
in Michigan, With i'il precincts to hear
troni Newberrv was leading his oppon
ent by 4.993 votes. The Michigan state
Republican committee claimed New
berry's election, declaring that the re
maining districts are normally Repub
lican. Supporters of Senator Fall, of
New Mexico, still claim his election
on the basis of scattering returns. As
these reports come from unofficial
sources, the contest continued to be
placed In the doubtful class.
In Idaho, Frank H. flooding was mak
ing deep inroads Into the majority
.credited to Senator John F. Nugent,
Democrat. Early todav Nuen;'s bad
was only 446, with 85,000 of the state's
estimated vote of 95,000 counted.
AMERIQPROTBTS
ON B0f HE VflllANY
WASHINGTON. Nov. 7. Secretary
tjoneing made public today a message
to the German government through the
Swiss minister protesting against the
reported intention of the German au
thorities in Belgium to destroy coal
mines upon evacuation. If the acts
contemplated are carried out the mes
sage says, it will confirm "the belief
that the solemn assurances ot the Ger
man government are not given in good
faith."
Tennessee Fair, except rain In ex
treme west; warmer In central and
east; Friday rain.
Mississippi Probably rain, warmer.
-Arkansag Rain, cooler in northwest;
Friday unsettled, rain in east, cooler.
Alabama Increasing cloudiness and
warmer; Friday probably rain.
Kentucky Increasing cloudiness
propahly rain m extreme west; Frld;
Ida,
ram.
Louisiana Probably showers, cooler
in northwest Friday.
Oklahoma Generally fair, excent ram
In extreme east, colder in eatfr and
south; Friday colder in southeast.
K.sst Texas Cloudy, howere In east,
cooler in north and west; Friday proba
bly fair, cooler. ,
West Texas Fair, cooler In south.
South Carolina Fair, except rain
FrhKy In uiounuia districts; warmer
Friday,
SENATE IN DOUBT
BUT HOUSE GIVEN
TO REPUBLICANS
1 1 I rn nnuii imrn nnnrnn
ALLitU HAW UKUtKb
BOCHE ENVOYS TO APPROACH
OVER ill ROUTE ONLY
BULLETIN
WASfflNGTttNTNov. 7. It was offi
cially announced at the state department
at 2:15 o'clock this afternoon that the
Germans had not signed armistice terms.
Secretary Lansing authorized the
statement that the German armistice del
egation wouil not be received by Gen.
Foch until 5 o'clock (his afternoon.
PARIS, Nov. 7. (By the t Associated Press.)-
Four German officers bearing white flags, it is an
nounced officially, probably will arrive at headquar
ters of Marshal Foch tonight.
Unofficial Clple Causes Wild
Rumor Armistice Acceptance
WASHjNGTOtov Nov. 7. Navy censors reported today
that an unofficial message had come through from abroad
announcing that the Germans bad signed the armistice terms
delivered by Marshal foch. fJo authority was given for the
statement, and "while it added to tlfe air of expectancy every,
where, officials wnbptlglty. except an official dispatch could
be beileved. ; 'HR1';
Neitiici the iffipgan government npi any of the allied
embassies or -JrV"' tynL been advised even that Mar
shal Focii had 'rWnf?r -.tWe amrke itmJIHw-1
sumed, however, that te German envoys had been conducted
through the French lines some time during the day.
-e 1
NEW YORK, Nov. 7. The New York News buerau,
affiliated with the Central News, sent out a dispatch on its
financial news tickers this afternoon under a London date
reading :
"At 3:30 o'clock this afternoon the foreign office an
nounced that it had' no confirmation of the report that Ger
many had accepted the armistice conditions."
LONDON, Nov. 7. Marshal Foch, the allied com-inander-in-chief,
has notified the German high com
mand that if the German armistice delegation wishes
;o meet him it shall advance to the French lines along
the Chimay, Fourmies, La Capelle and Guise roads.
From the French outposts the plenipotentiaries'
will be conducted to the place decided upon for the
interview. The name of this place is not given in the
official text of the note from Marshal Foch, which
reads:
"To the German high command from Marshal
Foch: If the German plenipotentiaries wish to meet
Marshal Foch to ask him
to advance to the French outposts by the Chimay,
Fourmies, La Capelle and Guise roads. Orders have
been given that they are to be received and conducted
to the place fixed for the inierview."
. The Daily News says it learns that the German
delegation has reached the western front and has been
permitted to cross into the allied lines. The newspaper
adds that the delegation was to have been received
by Marshal Foch this morning at daylight.
The Daily Express also understands that Marshal
Foch was to receive the German armistice delegation
this morning.
LONDON, Nov. 7.- The British naval represents
tive at the armistice negotiations will be Sir Roslyn
Wemyss, first sea lord of the admiralty, it is officially
announced.
Little doubt is entertained in London that Ger
many will accept armistice terms of the aliles. This
belief is based on the increasing gravity of Germany's
position, both militarily and internally.
CAPITAL DISPATCHES TELL
ONLY OF ENVOYS' ARRIVAL
WASHINGTON. Nov. 7 Within a
few hours the Herman high command
will know the terms upon which the
plea of the Herman government for an
armistice looking toward peace may be
granted, t'nofficial dispatches received
today said the Herman delegates
reached the western front and crossed
Into the allied lines last night, and
were to be received by .Marshal Foch
this morning.
Upon receiving (h- armistice terms,
formulated by tne supreme war council
of the allied and t'nited States gov
ernments, it Is believed by officials
here, the Herman emlsearlos will trans
mit the conditions immediately by tele
graph or present them In person to
the Herman high command in the field
This belief is predicated on the as
sumption that, as in the case of Bui
Suift. Turkey and Austria, the armis
for an armistice they arej
tice question wi'l he dealt with as a
purely military Issue.
The decision of the Oermnn rnernl
'Uaff ns to acceptance or relectlon Is
nftt expected for several Hays by dip
loma' Ic nhseryrs here. Bf-mi of the
nature of the term- considered as not
lest drastic Ihnn those laid down for
Austria--It 4ft thought thst some H,oe
mav be required by the Herman mt'l
tary heads for discussion before a de
cision Is reached.
AMSTKRDAM, Nov, 7. Herman So
cIM Oemocrats have notifiM the gov
ernment through Kriedrrich Kbert, vicy
presfdent of their party and president
of the main committee of the relett
ing, that their representatives will re
sign their ministerial posts if the war
is not brought to an Immediate end.
Demands that the Hermans with
draw fhclr troops forthwith from Po-
(Contlnued on Page 1 1, Column .)
Rosalie Jones
Rich Socialist
GEN. ROSALIE JONES.
fi''n. CoshIIc Jones, who aaiiud ftttni
by leading a nuffrage army on Altovn
u few yearn ago. hn, inherited 11,900,
000. mure or lean, aud turned sorlallut
a red ,'Hiil socialist in Which she c
rcit; the narty principles In full. She
believes the gret n volution jk ontitig
and hIh' intendi to educate hreif to
be ready for it She l studying for a
law degree at Washington college,
Vast Possibilities of Present
Operations With Assurance
iMsMlein Www
in Final Battle Shown.
HV I RANK H. SIMON IIS.
The Nw Bclmlter's Military Espert.
NKVV yOllK, Nov. 7. The approach
of our Amftffrni) troopi ti ftedttti i; some
thing more thnn tins recalling of the
bitter memories of 4v J'OHM ago, non
all but gNitislietl bv retienl events i'n
I he centum , It nay be a lgnlfenl
and decisive detail in a new Sedan,
ton times greater than that which es
tlngullliwj the tinsel empire of Na
poleon III. and ImposeJ upon Kranee
nln.o.U half a century of liimilliiltlon.
Ah II stands t.sUy. the Hermans arc,
for the first time iinee Ilia tide turned
on Julv 1, facing 11 alt nation which
is 'critical from the Scheldt ln"
outskirts el' Metz. in the west the
British armies have broken through
the lout permanent line of Herman 'de
fenses. the fourth of their lines
Btretehed from the sea to Metis. Hav
ing broken this line where It met the
.Scheldt, the Brltlah are ad vend tig
astride of II toward Havai and Mau
beuge and Hearing their first battle
field of the war, Mons, of unhappy
memory.
This Hrltlsh advance Is In reallt
down the valley of the Sambrn toward
Nainur. It lias already turned the line
of the Scheldt, which must he evacu
ated, and It Is approaching the canal
and river lines, which supply the lasl
remaining natural obstacle lo allied ad.
vunce until the line of Antwrrp-Nutnur
is reached This means. In fuel, that
the whole northern or right flunk of
the Hermans has been dlshx'ated and
is "In air.''
In the south, In the center of the
great from from the Scheldt to Metz,
the Krcnch have taken the offensive
and are pushing forward with great
speed. Ironing out the great bulge Into
(Continued on Pge 14, Column I.)
CASUALTY LIST
WASHINGTON. Nov. 7. Two army
casualty lists and one marine corps
list made public toduy contain 1 . 27S
names, divided:
Killed in action, 26f: died from
wounds, 180; died In airplane accident,
one; died, accident and other causes,
eight;, died of disease, 266; wounded se
verely, 1211; wounded, degree undeter
mined, ll; wounded slightly, 168; mlsii
mg In action, 134; prisoners, seven.
Included In the three lists arc;
TENNKHSKK.
Killed In action; Corp. Kmmett H.
Moore. Hcthel Springs; Privates Her
tram It. Yancey. 12116 Mississippi ave
nue, Memphis; I'avld 1.. Wilson, Win
chester; Willie I' Cunningham, It. K.
D, 1, InlntVlItal John 11, Mulbrrln, New
hern. Hied from wounds: Sergt. Robert
Johnson. Hartford. Private Hie hard fit,
Elliott, It, K. I). 5, Cedar Hill.
Died of disease: Hergt. Arthur O,
Evans, Beardon; Corp. Richard Dyson.
It. V. I). 2, Covington; Privates Dallas
Dunlap, It. P. 1). 3. Clarksville: Hal
Hudson. II P. D, r,, Trenton, h'red D
Ixive, II P. D. 2. Maryvllle; Qua II.
Calhoun, It. P. D. 2, Troy; Phillip pack,
It. V. D, 1, Charlotte: Clarence Parrar.
H. P. D. 1. Manchester; John D. Hicks.
U. P. D. 1. Signal Mountain.
Wounded severely: Corp. Hugh B
Oill, H V. I). 2. Adams; Private I'liar
ley H. Sexton (marine), Lenoir City.
Wounded, degree undetermined: pri
vntes John V. Helton. Treadwav: Itoh-
ert 1., Perrell. Hloomlngton Springs;
.josepn p. rioius. iron I'liv; James 1,
Perry. K. P. D 2. Bethnage
Wounded slightly: Private Olive It
Maxwell. It. F. D. 3. Silver Point.
MISSISSIPPI
Pled from wounds: Private Kmmett
D J'erkms, Jackson,
Died of disease: rrlvntes Dan
Brown, Kstelle; Clinton lYenshsw.
Vaimlir. ; Oscar Mnesey. Shelby; Eilovtj
U Hus.sell, Meridian; Oscar W. Itustin.
Sandeisvllle; Nathaniel Taylor. It P.
D t, Theba; Heorge Worsham, Charles
ton; Qul'ler Saulter, I!. K. D. 7, Corinth;
Lafayette Eubank. Stullo.
Wounded slightly: Lieut. Robert P.
Moore. It. P. D. 1. Smlthdale.
Missing In action: Private Curtis Ij.
Henry (marine), Wgllervllle.
Present for duty, previously reported
(continued on Page 2. Column 4.)
cur WjFokTmis sion
LONDON, Nov. 7. -Karl cinon.
mumper of tin Britten war office, it
Is announced, has gone to the conti
nent, on onictat rmsine
GERMANY FACING
MILITARY DEFEAT
OR CAPITULATION
ENTIRE GERMAN NAVY IN HANDS
OF REVOLUTIONISTS AT KIEL
MEXICANS IRE
FRIENOLYTO U. S.
Breaking of Qrmau Espion
age System Responsible.
Villa Losing.
With breaking up of the Uerman
espionage system in Mexico and the
gra.lual awakening ot the poorer classes
of Mexicans to the fact that the Amev
icans bear them no 111 w;lll, the re
public to the south Is assuming a more
friendly attitude toward the I'nlted
States, and with the coming of peace
the federal government maj exiwct
little trouble on the border.
This Is the opinion of Alonfp I Ha?.,
nephew1 of PelU Din,, conveyed to T,
U. Clark, Its Metjemoi'fl avenue, who
has .lust returned from a two motlthC
siav In Mexico,
"l)lr. and Ellison, chief of the Mex
ican i 'omatu he Indians, both told me
that their people Hre assuming s new
attitude toward the Americans, cluck
staled. "Most of the raids that lave
been made over the burden in recent
mouths have apparently been mstle by
bauds of poor Mexicans who have hen
driven to desperation by Tiunger. There
seemed to be no general hatred for
the Americans, such as permeated the
entire republic at the time ef the bor
der troubles two years ago.
"The last big raid -that on Hester's
ranch was pulled off while I was in
Mexico. Several Americans were killed,
but I don'l believe that more llutn n
duten of tile 26ll Mexicans Who swooped
down on the ranch ever left there,
"With the gradual elimination Of
Villa from Mexican polities tilings ap
pear lo have quieted down. The An--e
revoiul lnli.wy general has degenerated
Into nothing but a leader of a disor
ganized hand of outlaws. His power
is gone ami his men urn deserting In
HWarius. I met three Mexicans who
were former Villa followers when I was
In Chihuahua. They said their former
comrades are rapidly tiring cf Villa
anil Hial I.UOU his already depleted
army will melt completely away.
"Another tiling ("hanging the view
point of the Mexicans ijjitne work be
ing done by the Red Cross. The in
fluenza epidemic in that country u
killing Mexicans In swarms. The Amer-
Uan oiled Cross la organising to aid
.these unfortunates, and, desperately
poor and hungry as they are, Uje Mex
icans re:ih?,c thst the Americans are
trying lo help them.
Near-Theft Of Two
Melons Gets Negro
Second Sen tence
i i
in olden times stealing watermelons,
like stealing a dug or an umbrella,
wan not cotirldsmd a. crime, hut this
custom evidently does not prevail Rt
present, judging from the sentence
which P.lljuh HibbS, negro, received in
Plrsi criminal court Thursday op his
pica of gillltyi,
Elijah didn't steal two watermelons,
but was charged with attempting to
steal then), and for tills heinous crime
he wan sentenced to serve 10 days In
I he workhouse a nd to pay the costs
of court, Elijah Is not worried over 10
days ill the works where there are
plenty of good eats, hut Is In a. panto
over the Idea of having to work out
the costs at 411 cents a day, the total
amount of Jail fees nnd court cents
being something like SII.
And the worst part of il all Elijah
languished In Jail for four months be
fore he got a hearing.
AUSTRIAN EMPRESS
GOING INTO BOHEMIA
Zl Tit I (MI, Nov. 7.-t3mprMi 7Ma, ot
Austria, hfti uskni pintttAHion pt un
I'ruKUf ffovftrnmflnt to go with hep
chilli r (n to UrandeiH castle on ths fQlbt,
il, Boheinla., according to tha Prague
Tagabiatt., Tin government in tin re
ply eontUiiiteU t tin mnpfeHR' ontry into
Bohemia uh a private mdtvldual.
italianItSeIver
hungarian port
ITALIAN lll'IADwI.'AltTKKS IN
VMNETIA, Nov. 7. illy the Associated
Press. ) The Hungarian port of Flume,
southeast of Trlest. has been taken
over by the Italians and Admiral Caglll
has been named governor
HAS FINE BERRIES
FROM HER GARDEN
Hlulhv t'umtv has IltI two sprinirs.
(n uf oQiirae, arrived, on wheiiulf
time along In March. The other is
Htlll with us November miut he a
Hpr-inK rnonthi befcauie Hprlnj? fruits uro
growing ami ripen inf,
Mr. A. S Tulley, of Oakville, for
a month haa been fiervtiiK her Uhlf
from a row of white niHplierrv plant
that Htrett'liea acrOHfl her garden. The)
hecrioH are (Jrllclounly ripe and arc
even tweeter than the black and red
berrlea Uut .ire common in late si-ring
Kven the front of a few nights ngu
failed I" affect the planta. ami ihn
berries gathered Thursday were as
swret and well-flavored ay thotfe gath
ered before the frost.
FIFTY PATROLMEN
MAY LOSE POSTS
Fifty or more patrolmen probably
will be let nut of the department of
fire and police on Jan. 1 In order that
the city may Increase the pay ft the
remaining force, according to Commis
sioner Miller
An efficiency program Is contemplated
by the commissioner by which he hopes
to bring the force up to standard
"1 e.rn going to present a bill in 'he
legislature In January for the enact
ment of a private aci authorlsln? in
crease In the pay of patrolmen," Com
missioner Miller said Thursday, "How
ever, I can not see that much good
will come of It as it would be a great
strain on tlie city to make any further
inroads on tlie budget In any depart
ment." "In order to increase the efficiency
of the department, I propose to reduce
the force at least 60 men and then
seieci th most competent men to pa
trol the city through a system that
will get "the greatest good to the great
est uumaer with a limited number
of men. T"he men on the uptown heats
will be kept ou the move so that there
li as no tost moron ana tne men
Lcndnn Receives News of
Widespread Mutiny Part
of Schleswig Also Said To
Be Taken Over
4.0NDON, Nov. .The en
tire German navy and a great
part of Schleswig is in the
hands ot the revolutionists u
cordirtg; to reports received in
Copenhagen from Kiel and
transmitted by the Exchange
Telegraph company.
The Wolff bureau of Iterlin nuounc)
that all w.irli has stopped at Hamburg
owlnir to n strike and thni undiscip
lined sets and om rages have taken
p'aee. Til, netvs agency reports slnii-
mr oecurrenrsa tm,. i.uebevk.
A number of Herman garrisons on
the South Haiti.' -coast, have deserted
and nr going lo Kiel, says a Copen
hagen dispatch to the ICchang Tele
graph company. Tlio . red flag his
been hoisted ai Warnsmunde, a sea
port of Northst u Hcrnisnv.. and the
port of Rostock on the Ilaltio sea.
ll Is governed by the mariners',
soldiers' ami workers' council. All ths
workshipa have been occupied by red
t"oors. The street , ar linos and rail
way:! are under the control of the worlt
mens' council. There have been no
disturbances.
The military governor of Kll, av
cordlin to an Kxclmrige Telegraph dis
patch from Copenhagen, has aucspUui
tlie following demands of the workers
and soldiers council:
The release of all military and polltl
, al prisoner'!,
Complete fraedoni of speaking and
writing. Heleatted prisoners will not be ,
punished.
Officers who acknowledge and com
ply with the measures of the council
shkll he permitted to remain or to leave
the service.
Strikes at the Imperial wharves at.
Cuxhaven and Wllhelnislm von are ex
pected lo occur today, the agency ad
vices from Amsterdam add. The au
thorities have ordered the prevented
arrest of sailors under suspicion.
After a conference between Secretary
of state Haussmann and Ueputy Nogktt
and the workmen and soldiers' council,
the following proclamation was issued:
"Comrades- Kor the first time politi
cal power is In the bands of the am
dlers. Hreat work lies before us. But
in oilier thai. Its realisation can take
place the organisation 6f our movement
was necessary. We have found a coun
cil of workm nd soldiers and It will
be responsible for the Iireservatlon of
order."
Members of the li.itlleshlp Kaiser, at
Kiel, have mutinied and hoisted tlie red
flag officers attempting to defend the
Herman flag were overpowered and two
of them, Including the commander, were
killed. A number of others were
wounded, according to the Cologne Ha-
" Three companies of Infantry were
sent from Kiel to restore order. They
Immediately Joined the revolution, and
a foiiYth company was disarmed, Dat
ing Tuesdav night hussars sent to Kiel
from Wundsbeck. were encountered
outside of Kiel bv sailors with machine,
guns, and were forced to turn back,
The soldiers' council has decided that
all offl s must remain at their pres
ent poets, bul must obey the council,
which controls all food supplies. Ma
chine guns are mounted In varloug
parts of the city. Cuxhaven aud tU
hetmuhaven are quiet.
An Amsterdam dispatch to the r,x
change Telegraph company Bf
two battleships, the Kaiser and the
Schleswlg-Holsteln were seised by tne
mu.' nrs, and that 20 officers, In
cluding two captains, were killed.
IfwHS reported that the garrison at
KM refused to march to the harbor
Uld Ihat the sailors threatened to blow
,. battleships If attacked. hw
re defending the ships, and refuse to
return to their duties until a treaty
or nes.ee is signed. Admiral Sourhon.
2ove?So of the port, having asked the
fi ii'eers what they wanted, hMW
roved all their demands. Including
eve,, their refusal to salute officers. It
li suld. .
REVOLT BREAKS OUT IN
HAMBURO-.SHOTS FIRED
Cni'tCNIIAHKN'. Nov. 7. A revlt
has broken out In Hamburg, accordmj
u s dispatch from the rorresMnJJ
,7r the I'olitken al Viunbrup. Molent
1 iri.g was in progress In the streets
ot1 the cic when the oorfespesMjVs
informant was deported, the latter de
clared. DEMONSTRATION BEING
STAGED IN CAPITAL
STOCKHOLM, Xov. T.-ConUnujSM
demonstrations are taking place In Ber
lin according to Social 1 temokraten.
Twenty thousand deserters from the
army are marching through the streets
of the capital.
TWO MEN ARE HELD ON
M00NSHINING CHARGE
I 'an Brighsin, a fanner near Cov
ington. Tenti., and John Ijiren, living
in Tipton ounty, Tenn., were tried
Thursday before t'nited Slates Com
missioner J. L. Kichardson at Coving
ton and bound over to await action of
the federal grand Jury on charges of
operating a still and selling whisky.
Hrlgham a bond was fixed at 2,0fH)
and Laren's at 11.000, lioth made bond.
In the suburban wards will pull boxes
after the fashion of night watchmen."
Cnder the act of Hill the city was
allowed to raise salaries from a scale
of J To to 8f,. to $: to glt0. three-year
men to get $90 a month, four-year men
to $9.1 and five-year men to get $100
a month. It Is understood many of
the men on the force are now entitled
to $100 and others to $95. yet the pay
rolls show the highest salaries paid
to plain patrolmen Is $15. It is figured
If the city lets out 50 men it will he
able to increase al! salaries to $95 and
$100 and probably more.
Commissioner Miller Is also planning
to chart the uptown districts for ths
purpose of educating the public where
to park cars. Wooden signs are to
be used. 0m1 side painted red on side
where cars may be parked and the
other side white showing the section
where cars will not be allowed to park.
once the public Is educated to park
ing places, fewer automorL patrolm!
will ho needed, Commission Miller be
lieves. Several first-class automobile ,
traffic men is all ihal will 1
tnen, ne neuevev

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