Washington Post, July 10, 1918

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July 10, 1918

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Washington Post, The (Newspaper) - July 10, 1918, Washington, District Of Columbia JUtHMBE OT XH3f AMOOSaSBB Pnw Is to f the mMioatta am tftteBM anfltot U It or OM 6 Strong positions have' been sfrrme 1 and it appears that the allies have been MKcrssful in turning the Austria: right -wing official state- ment from Home sav s that Italian ravalrv havn gained the Austrian rear and destroyed bridges across the Semini RIVPT parallels the Vo-vusa -where4 the attack was begun This marks an alvanre of about fifteen miles I-renrh Make Thrust. n -H. a t ET for the German h gh rrTa i n v 1 3 hand in begin- cn if tl allied for PS western front a TP. t opportunity to pprfext 1 s r p ts f r launching the at t p Lv s sector on tbp front in r t prp i jq been suckle" p -n T 1 IPS at least i 1 or dorable S J a 1 noi t h 1 itt pfleld ip t r a y i i Iu e Important (.lound alii ET the of Vntheu 1 1 I orte far t 1 S r" I en i ftrd the H repe ail a 1 thf i at i n. h the Th p n a 1 r tip In ph a v a t ak pn is in nor Q s in v anl i-i i" w h tip -1 i PI p r in ths pirt P bo i n P t Brit'.i font 'a T of o TI m e 11 the H 11 ainouncps that r pjlsed in frequentl> t e foirner region it north of 1 do s n The French i I is inere'v mention- a 1 l, rman statement h '.ever th.it attacks in >t prets and Chateau r were repulsed by the Mile Is Scored t I Prpnch troops early t on rr n aft irkpl the German lines nl o t- ab jt 2 es of t t ree: on of the, t tho r pnch i" reased their ij. anl Iditional Anthcu! ri t1 font didier anl O penetrating the ene- inv p siti 13 a d realizing- an advance of a. milp it certain points the war of- fice anno today German counter attack upon the :Fren After disaiming the bolshevik forces at Vladivostok says a dispatch from Vladivostok, dated July 6, the Czecho-Sloyaks advanced to the westward, defeated a mixed force of bolshevik! and Austro-German pris- oners, and occupied Nikolayevsk, a naval station on the Amur river The bolshevik] and Austro-German forces suffered heavy losses They withdrew to the northward along the railway toward Khabarovsk, the cap- ital of the maritime province Kerensky Adherents Held. Pai Is, July 9 Several pronitne.nl members of the Kerensky cabinet were among the alleged leaders of the re- volt in Moscow arrested by the bol- shevikl, according dispatches re- ceived by Paris newspapers men taken included M Tsertelli, former minister of the interior, M TchernofC former minister of agriculture; M Skobeleff, former minister of labor, and Gen Savinkoff, former war minister Dispatches of German origin report the receipt of a Russian wireless com- announcing that a state of eiege had been declared in Moscow, bul adding that the bolsheviki were In com- plete control of the situation The message declared that the object of the revolutionists was to bring about the abrogation of the Brest-Liitovsk peace treaty The social revolutionists, it -was added, tried to induce the rail- way workers to strike, but failed Fear of Complete' Anarchy. The Hague, July 9 Germans return- ing from Moscow recentlj, saya the Vossische Zeitung, referring to the Von Mlrbach case, have expressed fear that complete anarchy there might endanger who, In an. orderly would he safe _6rom harm Tf gives the, following alleged quotation from lii speaker at a railway strike meeting in Moscow "It is time to throw off the noose Von Mirbach has put around our necks, otherwise a shameful death threatens us Away with German capital L Away with Von Mlrbach and his whole counter revolutionary Bolsheviki Guard Germans. Amsterdam, Julj 9 A member of the bolshevik government has taken up quarters in the German embassy at Moscow, according to the Berlin Tage- blatt This is for the purpose of show- ing that the bolshevik government has undertaken to guarantee the safety of the German personnel Only Basis for Order. London, July 9 Prominent Russian residents in consider the Czecho-Slovak movement in Siberia as the' only reliable basis for a struggle against bolshevism and the restoration of order in Russia The recent Moscow rising which was suppressed by the bolsheviki is not considered here to have been a Russian move, but a sequel to a party quarrel between the bolsheviki and their late friends and supporters, the social revolutionaries of the lett The Kerensky group of social revolu- tionaries of the right did not partici- pate in the counter revolution and had nothing to do with the murder of Count von Mlrbach, the German Ambassador to Russia, or with the street fighting. CONTINUED ON FOURTH PAGE MORE BULGARIAN TROOPS DESERT Home Conditions Intoler- able, Army Mutinous and Hope of Victory Gone. (Special Cable Prom the London to The Washington Post.) (Copyright, 1918. by the Public Ledger Co.) "Wednesday, July tics furnished by French headquarters show tiejlesertions from the Bulgarian army on its Macedonian front are greatly increasing, a fact that appears all the more significant when borne n mind that the severest penalties are Inflicted on the families of deserters, ncludlng not only the cancellation of their maintenance allowance, hut the conflcation of their' property, and also deportation. The figures for the last six months are, 64 In January, 30 In February, 39 in March, 69 In April, 170 n May. 210 In June. The t deserters agree that conditions of life In Bulgaria are unbearable, and hat hopes of ultimate victory have vanished from among the and increasing Insubordination exlets n.the army, many units having lately refused to qbey orders to attack. They also state that numerous soldiers; un- willing to desert in face of the enemy, have- taken advantage of home leave toedo boat destroyers and four torpedo were attacked. Xtlceet hits were observed, on bulld- and vessels. Five German airplanes were destroyed and three were trfven down out of control. All the returned, though dama GDFTBWBT. UU. BT W Earnest American Women Doing What Men rjaye No Tune For, IDLERS AMONG- EFFICIENTS Better Off at Hone Xnittinjr Than in Their Present Environment. Little Band of Salvation Army Heroines at the Front Most De- Doughnut Repasts at Canape Wear the Most Fetching Costumes Seen. Army Nurses in Tgiy Uniforms. By GEORGE ROTHWELI, (Copyright, 1S18, by Washington Pojt Co.) With respect to American -women who are doing "war work" In France there is a good deal to be said on both sides Therefore I shall say it. Some of our wives1- and sisters and sweet- hearts "over there" are rendering ef- ficient service. -Borne of them are not Those who are have a right to remain The others haven't. They should be brought back home, where they can do more for the Kxjkttngr sweaters and darning their husbands' socks The woman of the type of those who could an invisible office and- a theoretical occupation She is hanging, somehow, tin the fringe of legitimate endeavor, mfckes a pretense, perhaps, of keeping busy at something of no consequence, and accomplishes to the accompaniment of a vast amount of show and fuss something that is of ab- solutely no value after it has been dbne -J At Times Too Conspicuous. I do not think there are many of these girls over there, but there are some, and one sees them frequently enough to realize that they are becom- ing too conspicuous I am, by no means certain that many woinen in apparently useful occupations in France wouldn t be much better off at home It Is an unconventional life, and one is apt to drift Into unconventional ways The other side of the picture is really the important eide It is the tpicture that shows you the thousands of hard- working-, earnest women 'Jpver who really doing things, doing things that the men couldn't do, per- haps, but that certainly they haven't TUXUEIES AKE HIT HAKD tbe to do now. this "olaaa are most of tha Tf. M, C. A. workers, the army nurses, the Red Cross workers and nurses, and the devoted women of that wonderful little band of heroines. f I -was riding through a little town far out at the American front one day, when the unmistakable odor of dough- nuts assaulted my nose In the door- way _of an aged stone house that looked as though there might be a sign up somewhere informing the passer-by that in B C. 46 Julius Caesar slept there one night, I saw a group of Yan- kee soldiers. Their jaws were moving realistically, and alighting and draw- ing nearer I observed that they were eating doughnuts, and no mistake about it, doughnuts In a Salvation Army Hut. Walking through the door, I found myself in the first Salvation Army hut I had seen in SYance i One sees them onlv. at the front I never saw a Sal- vation Army hut back of the lines This one a picture It was just what one wo-uM imagine a Salvation Army hut at the front would look like There is something unmistakably plain, and "lowly, and serviceable the Salvation Army No frills Nothing fancy Here was a great low-ceilinged room, stone walls, stone fireplace, everything smoky and sooty under the whitewash, with a lot of tables and benches and a few chairs It was filled with soldiers who were listening eager- ly to the music of a wheezy phonograph and swallowing doughnuts CONTINUED ON NINTH PAGE. AUSTRIAN EMPRESS 1H FROM ATTACKS Denied That She De- layed the Offensive Against Italy. passage of Russian ship" Discussion Only Thing Herr Bernhard also sa> s 'The time is now ripe openly to die- cuss weace conditions Having regard Ideal peace conditions laid down by President Wilson, unanimity on the njatter undoubtedly could easily be reached if a method of discussing th< peace terms could only agreed upon Bernhard says Germany and her allies would undoubtedly Accept reasonable disarmament proposals President Wilson's demands for self- government by email nations, the writer says would be favorably receUed but the central powers Insist upon knowing the attitude of England IP gardmg Ireland Negotiations. the writer adds, should take place directly between the belligerents respe< ting fiontier regulations Warns Prussian Junkers. Declaring that despite the assurances of the junkers, Americans had come to France by the hundreds of thousands Socialist Deputy Stroebel warned the Prussian landtag that "unless the Ger- man people send their politicians of war and rapine to the devi! the Americans would continue coming by the Zurich cables today stated Alreadv Stroebel told the landtag more than Americans had land in France (P-trls dispatches re ported fetroebel as having said 660.000 The speech, a indictment of the German internal policy and the military operations delivered at the fifth reading of the electoral i e form bill in the landtag The mllitar- sts, Stroebel warned "will become en powerful that they will be able to Im- pose a peace by force upon the German proletariat Hope to "The set Idea of the government Ktroebel declared, "is to crush com- pletely the adversaries, to trample them under the feet of our Infantrymen been done in Belgium, Serbia and Russia They hope that tills victory will render militarism so powerful that t will then also be able to Impose a peace by force the German pro- etarlat "But the spring Stroebel continued, "has not brought any of hese dreamed-of successes. More than bave been killed. We are going cent a gallon, would be taxed 15 ceirtsT another offensive, one which certainly will cost us still greater oases And it Is doubtful whether It will succeed better than the first Americans Have Arrived. Referring to the arrival in France of Americans, he said "This fig- ure suffices to compensate all the losses of the entente. Under these circum- stances the men who govern us have proved themselves to be false proph- ets. Let them recall what the minister jjf-'flnance told us two or three months agro. "He declared that 'the Americana cannot fly; neither can they swim. They will not come.' "They have come, In many hundreds of thousands. Tomorrow several mill- on s will come, unless the German peoples rid themselves of their govern- senfl their politicians of war and rapine to the devil." AEJL08 RAJD ConridenMe Bone tab Capital by Bomta. airplane Sunday Qpatral dispatch, frgpt ;