The Calumet Chieftain (Calumet, Okla.), Vol. 11, No. 14, Ed. 1 Thursday, October 31, 1918 Page: 2 of 8
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T H K CALUMET CHIEFTAIN
THE NEWS OF SEYEN
DAYS ii\l ALL LANDS
Victor' crowns tho Allied arms on
1 More than 3,000 persons with mlli-
I tar.v trucks swung out of Duluth re-
cently ami constructed eighty settlers
homes in the area Ueeroyed by recent
forest fires before returning. Two
hundred and sixty trucks loaded with
food, furnitnre nnd other supplies
were close on their heels and stocked
tho refugees' new homes.
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In his reply to Austria's note Presi-
every battle (rout. Northern Belgium dent Wilson in effect says there can
is belli;; rapidly cleared of the enemy l>e no talk of peace with Austro-Hun-
bv Dritisli and Belgian forces. Bel- ;:.iry except on the basis of complete
giau ha\e occupied Zeebrugge and
Heyst have crossed the Ghent-Bruges
canal and on their left have reached
the Dutch trout.r, where 1 .">.000 Ger-
mans, iut oit from their retreat by
tho advance northward from lCecloo,
are reported to have withdrawn into
Holland, where the} were interned.
llv lioving ahead hero and there
tin American line now reds across |
the i a defense position at several
places, tlio Americans on Sunday hav '
ill;,' made slight advances on the I
northern • ilte of the Hois de Banthe- i
vflle and in the region of Bourrut, ■
both >f which points are touched b}
tho Freya line.
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In thi Macedonian theater the
Greeks are now in full possession of
Greek Macedonia'. Albania is fast be-
ing cleared of the enemy and in Ser
bla thi Teutonic allied forces have
been driw n thirty miles north of Nlsli.
In S>ria the victorious forces of Gen-
i ral Alleub} now are meeting with
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Iielgian Flanders is fast being evac-
uated In the eneni} and his line from
the Iielgian frontier to the Meuse
liberty for ('/echo-Slovak and other
subject peoples as free members of
the family of nations.
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Ifetail i>i ices of food increased 4 per
cent from August 1:1 to September 15;
II per cent from September, 1!)17, to
September, litis, and 12 per cent from
September. 1913, to September, 1918,
according to bureau of labor statistics.
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The military deficiency bill carrying
$6,345.7".1,000 for the enlarged war
program, has been reported to the
Ilou ii by the appropriations commit-
tee. It provides $8,152,062,000 for the
arm} ; ?107._17,000 for the navy and
$70,000,000 for family allowances of
soldiers and sailors.
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The scarcily of nurses is so great
in New York that, to deal with tho
Spanish influenza ey domic, Health
Commissioner Copeland has appealed
to business and professional men to
volunteer tt work in night shifts in
the hospitals to relieve nurses who
have been on duty for many hours.
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With a quota for the entire Repub-
river gradually is giving way under ;je of $1,000,000, Mexico has sub-
tho attacks of the Brit i. h, French and
American armies which are demand-
ing to be served with victory.
4- 4- 4-
Over a front of forty miles, from
the North sea in Belgium to Lille in
northern France, the Germans are In
general retreat before . the Belgian,
French and British armies. Likewise
scribed '.000 to the Fourth Amer-
ican Liberty Loan. Mexico City alone
subscribed more than the quota for
the entire republic.
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There were seven deaths at the Fort
Bliss base hospital in twenty-four
hours reci htly, and nine deaths were
reported from Juarez, Mexico, oppo-
the enemy is being forced to concede sj|e j..j j,a 0
defeat by retrograde movements be
Night and day military
fore the British and Americans south-
cast of C'ambrai.
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Ostend, one of the famous subma-
rine ha. es on the sea, is in British
hands, Bruges is all but captured,
while to the south from the region
east of Itoulers, the Allied forces are
fast driving toward Ghent ill an en-
deavor to seal the western Flanders
sack md retain in it large elements
of the enemy's forces.
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The Germans have started a retreat
on a tremendous scale from northern
Belgium. French cavalry is approach-
ing Thick, seven miles from the banks
of the Ghent-Bruges canal. The canal
itself is only ten miles from the border
of Holland. So fast is the enemy re-
treating that the French, British and
Belgian Infantry, at least ill I he cohter
of the battle front, has lost touch en-
tirely with the enemy.
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Both in Serbia an.I Albania the En-
tente troops are riuding tho invaded
districts of the Austro-Hungarian and
German contingents In Albania being
well to the north of Durazzo on the
Adriatic Bea and in Serbia a consider-
able distance beyond Nisli, with the
enemy falling back toward the fron-
tier of Austria-Hungary.
4. 4. 4,
j funerals continued to be held, and the
soldiers in the post and surrounding
camps are quarantined.
4. 4. 4.
Twenty-four deaths occurred in
one day from influenza among the
Mexican population of El Paso, and
nine among the Americans. All Mex-
ican cases are being concentrated in
a large Mexican school by the Red
Cross in an effort to check the epi-
demic. The disease has practically
run lis course at Fort Bliss, medical (
4- 4- 4-
Spanish Influenza is spreading rap-
i II}' through northern Mexico. The
death toll from tho epidemic is re-
ported to be heav} because of the liv-
ing conditions among the poorer
classes which makes pneumonia, the
frequent after effect of influenza, fa-
tal in a majority of cases.
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Count Michael Karolyi, leader of the
Hungarian Independent party, at a re-
cent session of the Hungarian lower
house, .submitted a motion demanding
the economic, military, foreign and
political disunion of Hungary from
Austria, accord!) g to advices from
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Paris newspapers commenting on
Wilson's Last Reply
secretary of the state to the char*.".* «I'affairs a<l interim
• i (lerinan interests in the United States.
Department of State, Oct 1918.
\. the honor to acknowledge receipt or your note of the
iftniK' a communication under dat * <ii the -"th from the
>\eminent and to advise- you that the president has in*
me to replv thereto as follow*:
reeeiv-fd the solemn and explicit assuranec of the <-er-
:. 11 .Tit tlui t it in,: - I'.- i!v ;n-«-« j t.- the terms «•: pea^e
in his address t<> tho congress of tho United States on the
ary, 1918, and the principles of settlement enunciated in
jiitiif addresses, particularly the ad<hvs- of the 27th of
and that it desires to discuss the detarils of their appli-
tl that this will and purpose eminate, not from those who
< dif lalt'd German poli< > and conducted the present w ar
:< be ha if. but from ministers who s|;e k for the majority
■ .sfa;.- and for an overwhelming majority of the German
i iiaving- r**<"eiv«'d also the explicit promise of the present
(I'.friiinerit tliat the humane rules of civilized warfare will
h "ii land and '.i by the German armed forces, the
: tile United Stat.-; f.-.-ls that he ■ innot decline t<> take
up v. ih .voi'inm nts with which the ;< \ < • nn.ent of the United
struct" <i i
" 11 ;i v i
hth of .
of the iv
< lenna n
he obs. i \
States . •. iated the question of an armistice
"lie dt his n hisduty to say again, however, that the o*ily ar-
mistice I ould feel justified in submitting for consideration would
be one • h should leu\e the United States and ttie powers asso-
ciated w i her in a position to enforce any arrangements that may
he entei into and to make a renewal of hostiIit e on the part of
Germai sible. The president has, therefoi , transmitted his
corresp ce with the present German authorities to the gov* -
ments which the gowrnment of the United States is associated
as a 1 oivnt with the suggestion that if these governments are
dispose.! eff--< t peace upon the terms and prii :cipl« s indicated,
their n. i advi and military advisers < l the United t-'' ites be
asked t« ubinit to the governinrnts associat' 1 uuniict Germany
the ne< as \ term- of such an armistice as will fully protect the
interest l the ju-oplfs involved and insure to the a.-.-ociate ! govern-
ments' the uiu ■ k ' ri< • >-d power- to a.feguard and enfoi e the details
« f the e to whicli tin Gtrrniau government ha agreed, proy ied
they dee:u .>hc ban armistice possible from the military point of view,
Should s ich terms of armistice be suggested, their acceptance b>
Germati wi'l iiYord the best concrete evidence of their unequivocal
accopta • f the t« nns and principles of peace from which the
whole act in ! roc.eeds.
'TI- • ident would deem himself lacking in candor did he not
point o n the frankest possible terms the reason why extraordinary
safecu ' Hist demanded. Significant and important is tho
const it ii * .-harm - seem to be which are f-poken of by the German
foreign a. in li note of the twentieth of Oct. • r, it does not
appear the principle cf a government responsible to the German
people : lit n rH 11 > w rke<l out or that any guarantees either
exist o in contemplation that the alteraiions of principle and
of pra< - • now partiall\ agreed upon would be permanent. More-
over it d> s not appear that tic- h«art of present difficulty has l een
reached It :c:i>- be that future wars have been brought under the
control tli- German people, but the present war has i.ot been: and
it is wit! the present war that we are now dealing. It is evident
that the German people have no means of commanding the a quies-
cence "i the military authorities of the empire in the popular will;
tii..t the power of the king of Frussia to control the policy of the
empire unimpaired: that the determining initiative still remains
with th who have hitheno been the masters of Gennany. Feeling
that ti:- hole peace of the world depends now on plain speaking
and straightforward action, the president deems it his duty to say,
w ithout .i n\ attempt to -often what ma\ vem harsh words, that
the nat : of the world do not and cannot trust the word of thoso
who ha e, hitherto been the masters of German policy, and to point
out on< ' more that in ■ oncluding pea • and attempting to undo
tho in! " injuries and injustices of this war, the government of
tli United States cannot deal with anyone but veritable representa-
tives o: tin German people who have been assured of a genuino
eonstiti, :, ,l standing as the real rulers of Germ; i.y. if it must
deal with the mflttarv masters and the monarchia! autoerats of
German now. or if it likely to have to deal with them later
in rega t*> the international obligations of the Gei man empire, it
must de ?:d. not peace negotiations but surrender. Nothing can he
a. . n- th!:-*. es-vntlal thing unsaid.
pt • lenewed assurance of my highest consideration.
••KOI i n IT UANS1.\< -.
"barge d'ati.iires of Switzerland,
d interim, in charge of German interests in the United States.**
fl CROSS, FEVERISH
LOOK, MOTHER! SEE IF TONGUE
IS COATED, BREATH HOT OR
"CALIFORNIA SYRUP OF FIGS"
CAN'T HARM TENDER STOM.
ACH, LIVER, BOWELS.
TERMS FIXED BY ALLIES
President Wilson's note to Auutria,
for construction of ten .'re unanimous in expressing the be-
halls and tv^nty-elght 11®' th*t tho President's reply is a re-
apartment buildings to lion > i'.miu ot !''• 'I "f tlio An tro-Ilungarian pro-
Washington's var workf i and to cost I' ;il, but is clearly In conformity
Approximately million U Uars have with the principle of the right of lia-
been awarded b\ the government. tionalities to self determination.
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A note of protest from Herman? Itecognltioii of the part played by
against the manner in which enein> American submarine chasers at. Du-
allen-owned concerns are being con razzo is given in a semi-official note
verted into wholly Am 1 lean instita issued at Rome. The American boats
tions by the United State, has been protected a cenvov of learners lieav-
reeeived through the Swis^ legation.
The Berlin government threatens re-
Probably 25 million or more indi-
viduals bought bonds of the fourth
subscriptions during the last few days
of the campaign it will be a task of
many days to count the number of
pledges and to compile reports from
the entire country.
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ily loaded with supplies which entered
the harbor soon after Italian ca\alry
had reached the town.
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Marshal Foch, together with Ameri-
ican and allied commanders, left by-
President Wilson to apply armistice
terms, have agreed upon a course
! tantamount to Germ ny's uncondi-
THE LAST REFLY OF PRESI- ti0ImI surrender If th<?y are accepted.
From an authoritative source, it
Every mother realizes, after giving
her children "California Syrup of
Figs," that this is their Ideal laxative,
because they love its pleasant taste
and it thoroughly cleanses the tender
little stomach, liver and bowels with-
When cross, irritable, feverish, or
breath is bad, stomach sour, look at
the tongue, Mother! If coated, give
a teaspoonful of this harmless "fruit
laxative," and in u few hours all the
foul, constipated waste, sour bile and
undigested food passes out of the bow-
els, and you have a well, playful child
again. When the little system is full of
cold, throat sore, has stomach-ache, di-
arrhoea, indigestion, colic—remember,
a good "inside cleansing" should al-
ways be the first treatment given.
Millions of mothers keep "California
: Syrup of Figs" handy; they know a
teaspoonful today saves a sick child
1 to-morrow. Ask your druggist for a
bottle of "California Syrup of Figs,"
which has directions for babies, chil-
I dren of all ages nnd grown-ups printed
! on tho bottle. Beware of counterfeits
| sold here, so don't be fooled. Oot tho
genuine, made by "California Fig
I Syrup Company."—Adv.
DENT LEAVES NO ALTER-
NATIVE BUT SURRENDER
ALLIES ARE ALL IN ACCORD
America will end pcace negotiations
and demand surrender if German
War Lords remain in power,
WASHINGTON,—No armistice ex-
cept under conditions of surrender.
No peace with the kaiser and his
war lords, now or later.
Thus President Wilson has given in
advance his own final decision in in-
forming the new spokesmen of Ger-
many that he has acceded to their re-
quest that he take up with the allies
their plea for an armistice and peace
Assurance of the present authori-
was learned the terms are essentially
Evacuation of Alsace-Lor.
Evacuation of Prussian
Third: Cessation of all munition
making to be insured by committees
of allied officials who will be installed
in all faciories at Essen and other
Fourth: Surrender of the subma-
Fifth: Occupation of all German
battleships by allied naval officers.
The provisions of the armistice
have been drafted to embody the fore-
going points and to insure complete-
ly against any resumption of warfare
by Germany, either on land or sea.
Precautions were included to pre-
ven Germany utilizing the armistice
ior manufacture of war material with
Using "Cut-Over" Lands.
Agricultural possibilities of "cut
jver" lands In Louisiana have been
once more demonstrated by Ud Strain,
a fanner living n mile and a half north
of St. Benedict, producing a bale of
cotton an acre on cut-over land brok-
en and prepared in the fall and planted
in cotton in the spring of the next
year. The fact that Mr. Strain Is a
blacksmith by trade mid lias taken to
i farming only recently renders the agri-
' cultural font the more remarkable.
WOMEN SUFFERERS MAY
ties at Berlin that thev represent thu
German people, that they accept the il vlew '?n'i lng the tight should
conditions of peace he has laid down, ni gotiations a.
and that the German armed forces on) British dispatches laid particular
land or sea will observe the rules of emphasis on the naval requirement of
civilized warfare are accepted by the an armistice to limit German sea-
president only as changing the situa- l)owt'r and guarantee against future
tion sufficiently to warrant him in llllval outrages.
formally submitting the questions in- Secretary Daniels refused to make
volved to the nations with which the any comment on the British message
Independence of the" Czecho-Slovalt Uni,C(1 States Is associated in the war. or to give any outline of what terms
nation has been declared formally by In (,0'ng this, without mincing words, would be in this respect.
Liberty Loan, unofficial reports reach- "" Czechoslovak National Council, ho tells these authorities, and through ( General March, chief of stair, has
ing Washington indicated Because recognized b> tho United States and 'hem, the German people, that the given considerable time to the sub-
a large proportion of these filed their th"' KlUente UliPH as :l belligerent de only acceptable guarantee of their ject of armistice terms. The Ver
facto government. The declaration, wort,s mu8t he submission to terms of
renouncing allegiance to the llapa- R" armistice that will make ifimpos-
burg dynasty and announcing prin- sU,le toT Germany to renew hostili-
eiples for the foundation of a repub- ties; that the kaiser still holds the
lie, was issued in Paris. ' power to control the empire and that
+ •§• + j until he and his autocrats are out,
A solemn function has just been surrender and not peace negotiations
must be demanded.
Thousands upon thousands of women
have kidney nnd bladder trouble and
never suspect it.
Women's complaints often prove to be
nothing else but kidney trouble, or the
result of kidney or bladder disease.
If the kidneys are not in a liealrhy
condition, they may cause the other or-
gans to become diseased.
Pain in the back, headache, loss of am-
bition. nervousness, are otteu tins s symp-
toms of kidney trouble.
Don't delay starting treatment. Dr.
Kilmers Swamp Boot, a physician's pre
script ion. obtained at any dm* - ! re. may
be .just the remedy needed to overcome
Get a medium or large size bottle im-
mediately from nny drug store.
However, if you wish first to test this
great preparation send ten rent- to Dr.
Kilmer & Co., Binghamton, N. Y., for a
sample bottle. \\ hen writing be urc and
mention this paper.—Adv.
Congressional leaders at a confer- iie|(l at the Iloly Sepulchre in Jeru-
ence in Washington agreed upon a [salem in thanksgiving for liberation
plan whereby Congress will recess on „f the Holy Land from the Turks.
October 29 over the elections, recon- Consular representatives of all the Al-
vening on November 12. A joint reso- ]iea nations attended.
lution to carry that plan into effect
Will be introduced in both' houses
within a few days.
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Signs are plentiful that Germany
and Austria are hastening to rear-
range their internal political affairs
and their methods of warfare in the
hope of meeting the requirements laid
down by President Wilson in his re-
ply to Germany's peace proffer, Wash-
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Baron Von Bussarek, the Austrian
premier, has made the announcement
that Austria is about to be transform-
ed into federal states, according to
advices received at Beiai.
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According to a Petrograd dispatch,
Germany has manifested the inten-
tion to begin negotiations with the
Maximalist government, in order to
obtain compensation in exchange for
evacuation of the Ukraine. This hag
excited political quarters In Kiev.
While this ultimatum is sinking
home in Germany the allied govern-
ments will bo preparing for the next
move, which lies with them, acting in
sallies conference discussed it.
Belgium, France, Russia. Rumania,
Serbia and all other occupied lands
must, of course, bo evacuated.
In addition, there is a belief that
some of the allied powers would de-
mand that Van der Eancken, slayer
of Edith Cavell, and other perpetra-
tors of the more revolting German
atrocities be held as hostages. The
harmony with the United States. First disposition of the kaiser would also
there lg to be determined, as the presi- "f*ure in the arrangement.
dent asks, whether the allies are wil- ; under indictment in England
ling to effect ponce on the conditions '01 ''rBt degree murder, the lndlct-
enunciated by him and accepted by j ment having been voted after an air
Germany. If thoy do, the question of; ra'(* which a number of children
an armistice will be submitted to the j were killed.
military advisers of all the co-belliger- J Allies for a Finish.
ents and when the necessary condi- Assistant Secretary of the Navy
tions to render the German military \ Roosevelt, recently returned from Fu-
machine powerless for harm have been >ope, declared today that nritlan and
formulated, the program will be for- France would tight to a finish, rather
warded to Berlin. ithan see Germany escape
Air Mail for Spain. •
A firm in Spain bus applied 10 the
Spanish government for the privilege
of carrying mail on airplanes through-
out that country and between Madrid
and the Balearic islands. If authorize
Hon Is granted, the linn plans lo Issue
stamps with the government's approv-
al for use in this air service.
Soothe Baby Rashes
That itch and burn with hot bnths of
Cutieura Soap followed by gentle
anointings of Cutieura Ointment.
Nothing better. For free samples ad-
dress, "Cutieura, Dept. X, Boston."
Sold by druggists and by mail. Soap
25, Ointment 25 and 50.—Adv.
London's telephone nnd telegraph
(vires extend to 73,51X1 miles overhead
and 021,000 miles underground.
K«-«p c Im ii InsMn nn well tin outsMo by taking
n gi'iitli* Iniiitlvc ill least once a woi-k, sucb as
Doctor Pierce'® PlenNnnt Pellets. Adv.
A pure blue Is shown by experiment
to lie the nat'inil color of water.
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