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   Boston Daily Globe (Newspaper) - December 5, 1918, Boston, Massachusetts                                vvejtfber 30 the mope Help Wanted a3vW than the second Boston Help us out ordering your advts for Saturdays and Sundays Globe VOL 158 THURSDAY DECEMBER 1918FOURTEEN PAGES THE BY BH NEWSPAPER PPTPT TWO I JVlVyJTj 1 TV U PERSHING TELLS HOW YANKS FORCED TRUCE Surrender or Disaster Faced Foe When 1 st Corps Reached Says CommanderinChief In Report on Operations in France Pays Homage To His Men How German Rush Was Stopped Frequently Names 26th Division Warm Gratitude for French Welcome EXKAISER REFUSES TO TALK MUST RESERVE HIS DEFENSE Complains of Criminal Says I Must Face Them Deo 3 By am a private citizen and while in Holland will not make any statement whatever for This was the exKaisers message to the Associated Press correspondent when he called at Count von Bentincks castle again A jetman General acted as orderly to carry the The message continued You must fully realize my I am threatened on all sides with crim inal if I must Therefore I must reserve any statement until charges are actually I owe a certain loyalty to the present German Government and can not make a declaration which might compromise In answer to a request whether he would confirm the Crown Princes as sertion regarding the Kruger the Kaiser sent this answer The Crown Prince is absolutely cor rect in his The already was laid before me for sig refused to sign it for three but finally did so under pressure of the German diplomats and my political ad who advanced many reasons for sending the Of course haying signed it I take full respon The exEmperor and Empress are leading a very quiet They have submitted to regulations requiring them to be rationed for bread and butter and other edibles Just as the ordinary coun try WILSON STARTS AS CROWDS EUROPE Stands on Bridge With Wife as Liner George Washington Moves Down New York Harbor Amid Shriek of Whistles and Cheers of Throngs Along Soldiers Add Tribute to President FIRST ACT OF PRESIDENTS MOMENTOUS PEACE TRIP LINER GEORGE WASHINGTON LEAVING NEW YORK Dec 4Gen John Pershlngs account of his stewardship as commander of the American Expe ditionary Forces was given to the pub lic today by Sec It is in the form of a preliminary report to the covering operations up to Nov after the German It closes with these from the leaOer of expressing his feeling for those who served under him I pay the supreme tribute to our officers and soldiers of the When I think of their their patience under their unflinching spirit of offensive I am filled with emotion which I am unablo to Their deeds are and they have earned the eternal gratitude of our country report begins with Gen Pershings departure for France to pave the way for the Army that was to smash Ger man resistance on the Meuse and give vllal aid to the Allies in forcing Ger many to its knees 19 months He describes the development of the great Ueneral Staff which was to coordinate the work of the huge American Army to the reorganization of the Army into divisions of the system of training in which the development of a aelfrellant infantry by thorough drill In the use of the rifle and In the tactics or open warfare was always and the establishment of the vast sup ply system which now is able to dis charge from ships and move tons GOVERNMENT OK FOR MAJOR BASEBALL Leagues to Resume in Ban Johnson Announces War Department Sanctions in Letter Received From Gen March Continued on 1lto Second SPEAKER TO BECOME MANAGER OF INDIANS NEW Dec star batsman for the Cleveland Amer ican League Baseball Is to succeed Lee Fohl as manager of the it was reported here Announcement of Speakers promo tion will be made at the annual meet Ing of the league in Chicago next it is and Fohl will be given the option of remaining with the Indians as coach of the position he held before becoming SAYS WAR GARDENS KEEP UP PRICES Bad Effect on Thinks Wheeler Visit Is Welcomed by British Certain to Be Scene of Meeting Allies Betermined to Demand Kaisers Extend Armistice t Total lines of automobile and accessory advertising printed during 11 months ending Nov 1918 Second nnper Tlilrd paper Fourth paper TO SELL NEW OR USED Automobiles Tires Trucks Accessories USE THE GLOBE Order your Sunday Globe advts Dec positive an nouncement that professional baseball would be resumed in the major leagues next with Government was made tonight by Pres Ban John son of the American Pres Johnsons announcement was made after he had received a letter from Gen chief of staff of the who advised that the War under present could see no reason why the game should not be re Tho War Department closed baseball last declaring It nonessen and it was only proper that the De partment should be consulted in regard to our plans for Pres John son I put the en tire situation before Gen March for his Gen Marchs reply to the American League executive follows 1 have your letter of Nov concern ing the resumption of baseball next and would advise you that the War under present condi sees no reason why the game should not be resumed In accordance with the usual regular It is our policy to muster out of service as rapidly as possible all the men now in the United who number some ana we are re turning from for the purpose of a number of men which is only limited by the shipping at our dis Unless there are some changes in the which now seem there is no reason known to us why the great National game should not be con tinued as usual next The whole some effect of a clean and honest gamo like baseball is very and its discontinuance would be a groat mis Pres Johnson said that the stars of baseball who Joined the among them Ty Pitcher Benny Hank Gowdy and would likely be among the ilrst to receive their so they would be able to join their clubs on the Spring training Cobb is a captain in a chemical division now in Definite plans for the resumption of the same will be made at the annual meetings of the major leagues this The National will hold its ses sions in New York Dec and the American probably will convene in Chlr CBKO two days Pres Johnson said he did not believe that there would be a joint session of the two although the National League had lequesled Committees from the two together with a committee from the National As sociation of minor probably will meet soon after the sessions of major leagues to settle a number of questions of policy confronting MRS JOHN DREW DIES NEW Dec John wife of the actor and herself an actress until her died here today In her apartments at the Hotel Her health had failed a year ago and death was due to a complication of dis Mrs Drew was Miss Josephine Baker of daughter of John Louis who was an actor and an old friend of the Her first part was In a play in which Mr Drew was and a friendship developed which re sulted in their marriage in The funeral probably will take place in TRANSPORT WITH 1924 OFF NEW YORK NEW Dec 4 The British transport from Nov arrived at Quarantine tonight and will dock about 9 tomorrow The Orea has on board 18 aero squad one construction company and one casual medical totaling 50 officers and 1874 Free From Alcohol Father Johns pure and Best for Massachusetts buys every year worth of agricultural products which it could and should raise in tVio State on land which is now ac cording to Wilfred secretary of tho State Board of speaking yesterday before the Intercol legiate Liberal Club at the Architec tural Club He asserted that I there Is a quantity of waste land which could be purchased for an and which could be made to produce as good crops as land selling in the West for from to nn The cost of making this land he would vary from 125 to 7G an which would be mainly the ex pense of clearing and Small such as tne Neponset Mr Wheeler should be developed for use in bringing the farm products to market at small Mr Wheeler pointed out that the back yard gardens which were so encouraged during wartime have had a bad effect on the farmers who supply the sort of vegetables grown in these war and predicted that through the shortage of farmers crops caused by them there would be a period of high He opposed the plan of settling re turned soldiers on Western arid lands and urged that instead they be placed on the waste lands in the East where good markets were He ad vised their being placed In groups on sections of land large enough so that their products could be sold at whole sale through cooperative and pre dicted that the next few years will see a growth of cooperative organization everywhere among the farmers such aB has already appeared among the milk The club passed a resolution which will be sent to President Wilson by approving his determination personally to plead at the peace con ference for International Justice and urging that a league of nations under conditions of full publicity have power to allocate raw materials and other major products of the world and have a just control over the worlds ship BURLESON UNITES CABLE SYSTEMS Ward of Commercial Is Named Director Combine of Land Lines Postal Company to Fight Dec of the marine cable systems of tho Western Union Telegraph Company and Commercial Cable under tho direction of George vice president of the Commercial was authorized today by Postmaster General Officials at the Postofflce Department declined either to confirm or deny re ports that have been current for several days that the land telegraph lines would be consolidated under the direction ot the managing officer of the Western Persons who have been in close touch with the situation how that an announcement of the con solidation might be expected at any The amalgamation was announced in a letter from Mr Burleson to Clarence president of tho Commer at New saying in part The interests of the public service during the present emergency necessi tate the unification in operation to the fullest extent possible of the cable sys tems lending from this country 10 so that the full capacity of all the cables may be made available to the public and the It Is mani fest that this can only be accomplished Continued on the Seventh RETURNING TROOPS SHARE IN OVATION Two Transports Arrive as Wilsons Ship Departs Committee to Welcome Troops on Ganopic Named by McCall NEW Dec than 5000 American arriving today from Kngland on the transports Lapland and as a part of their SENATORS WRANGLE PLANS Explanation Sought by Minority League of Nations Also Figures in Prolonged Debate Dec Wil sons 14 principles and tho League of International dis open diplomacy and other homecoming the tremendous i subjects connected with tho forlhcom ovatlon given President Wilson as he Ing peace conference discussed in sailed for France on the George Washj the Senate today during five hours of Ington to help seal their victory at the I debate In which many both Republicans and peace The bearing more than 2000 officers and most of them came in just as the Presidential ship was about to The came in a short time later with 303 men passed the Washington in the On each occasion cheers for tho President and cheers for tho soldiers were blended as thr ships Tlie demonstration which atttended the arrival of the Lapland and tho de parture of the George Washington had Just begun to die away when tho Min nekahda hove In but its appear ance stirred the crowds gathered on tho shores and the watercraft whistles Into another tumultuous Continued oil the Second TODAYS GLOBE CONTENTS TODAYS GLOBE CONTENTS Page President Wilson leaves New York for peace Gen Perahlngmakes first public re on operations of American army in ExKaiser refuses interview and re servos his defense on criminal of which he says And I must face Manchester Guardian welcomes Pres ident Wilsons decision to attend peace Burleson unites marine sys tems Commercial seeks Two carrying 5000 reach New York as Presidents ship War Department sanctions resumption of major league baseball In Marine Corps to resume recruiting nt Wilfred Wheeler says war gardens discourage farmers and keep prices Fourteen points discussed by Trls Speaker to succeed Lee Fohl as manager of the Cleveland baseball Presdent accepts renignation of Chair man Baruch of Industries Board for Jan when board will Mrs John Drew Pnisc Sec Baker says permanent Army re organization must await end of peace Pasre Gen Mangins French Army march ing into old Germany meets only slight passive resistance by Grippe and pneumonia deaths in the United States since Sept 15 estimated at more than Prince Henry announces to the zollerns that the King Is still their head and he will protect him Crown Princes abdication Admiral Beatty refuses German re quest for mitigation of armistice terms on North Sea merchant shipping or fish Sec Dunning of Berlins American Chamber ol Commerce ordered to Spa by American presumably to inform PllKC ew England casualties reported number Pngrc Carter reported chosen for Mc Adoos place as Secretary of the Trea undecided about Sec McAdoo issues annual Schwab tells business men need ol huge merchant Page The Commander by Uncle Question of Boston Elevated Roads right to raise fare to eight cents will be refened to McCull and Attorney Governors Council to it is re alleged statements of Mrs Turner that she paid large sums to se cure her husbands pardon from Congregational Churches in Greater Boston to participate in drive Page Bishop Luther Wilson calls ex Kaiser criminal of the In address at close of Methodist centenary con Premier Lloyd Georges seat for Car narvon contested 104 out of 707 Members of Parliament returned Kxtenslve interAllied athletic contests Commerce and Medford High hold sig nal drills in preparation for Saturdays Five teams each lose a lap in sprints In sixday race In New Bowling Page Germanys main assets are seven times as large as the Allies war cost of which Germany must Congressman Dallinger offers Consti tutional amendment to give Congress more power to legislate along labor Man holds up woman in Framingham store and takes Speakers at banquet of Oil and Varnish Association say there le no danger from Socialism in INDUSTRIES BOARD TO DISBAND JAN 1 President Wilson Accepts Baruchs Resignation Dec 4 President Wilson has accepted the resignation of Bernard Baruch as chairman of the Wai Industries effective Jan and has agreed that the War Indus tries Board shall cease to exist as a Government agency on that In the correspondence made public the Hresident expressed the hope that Mr would remain in j so that the Government might continue to have the beiiellt of his Senator Borah of introduced a resolution proposing pub lication of the peace treaty Immediately upon its completion and open discussion of it in the while Senator Frey Georie i of New ottered a resolution seeking Interpreta tion by the President of tho 14 Both resolutions will bo sent to the Corelgn Relations The which continued Inter mittently until adjournment was opened by Senator in offering his declared the President never has elaborated on many of his 14 and demanded that tho American people be informed of their concrete Walsh Upholds President Senator Walsh of said delay In criticism of tho 14 points was ground for general belief the country approved Senators Polndexter of Knox of Pennsylvania and Johnson of all challenged that They Insisted that after their enunciation peace discussion generally was frowned upon until recently and TODAYS GLOBE CONTENTS Mrs Bessie May accused of Andovcr indicted in New Jersey on charge of poisoning Fund for Corp Mark Alexander now totals New England Fish Exchange official queried us to how prices are increased by the taking of vast sums from the Churches near Uphams Dor protest granting of Sunday license to Sugar regulations in Massachusetts Page Financial and commercial Margins on Stock Exchange securities cut to 20 Pane Household Page Parents will take back girl missing Whitman Campaign on to provide returning soldiers with soldiers at Camp Devens ordered consequently there has boon no general discussion of Senator Johnson said that now tho President has gone to France leaving the Nation Ignorant of the precise meaning of his Senator Knox said Congress had taken a position on an agreement be tween Nations when It attached a rider to the Naval Appropriation bill of Feb authorizing the Prcslduit 10 call an International conference not later than the conclusion of the war for discussion of military disarmament and general arbitration of international dis During the day Senator Kellogg of delivered a prepared address in favor of a League of Nations whose decrees should be en forced by popular opinion of responsive popular and riot by IorJe of a supergovernment or world In replying to Senator who hsid expressed regret Unit the President had not taken the Semite and people more Into his confidence tin peace ques Senator Lewis of the Democratic declared that in He letting the American Puuce Commission without naming a thu President had not Intentionally Blighted the Hu said the Presi dent at lirst favored appointing u Sen Continued ou the Fifth Fake Expressmen Begin Annual Theft Campaign Warning was sent out by Supt of Police Michael Crowley to the business men of Boston yesterday to look out for bogus expressmen who are starting their regular Christmas The warning followed a report of Jackson Company of 161 Tremont that a young man with an express company badge on his cap entered the store Tuesday and was handed a bun dle containing furs valued at Employes of express companies yesterday notified their customers to make sure of the identity of any man claiming to be an expressman who calls for Special DlNimUli to the Globe NEW Dec old pic ture of the sun bursting a prison of clouds at the psychological moment and bathing in gold the chief figure of a story may have been painted in words once or twice too But when the Naval transport George on which Presi dent Wilson was leaving straightened out in the North River for its long voyage at oclock this the sun strengthened and as if operated by a push for the And its shattering the mists that overhung the turbid current and blurred the precipitous of tower Manhattan in the brought into sharp outline the figures of President and Mrs high on the flying They revealed clearly that the waving his soft brown jifAH Mrs a bit of linen fluttering tljtrer gloved was smiling Airplanes Above Liner And the rays glowed warmly on the blue folds of the Presidents with its emblazoned coatofarrue of the United flying from the first time that such an emblem has been broken out on any ship bound for European In this brief burst of Continued oil the Eighth REsWRECRUmNG FOR MARINE CORPS Dec for he Marine Corps will be resumed at once under an order issued today by Sec Enlistments will be for four old standards will be maintained and there will he no limit on the number of men Emergency substations established during the war In Brnall towns will not be reopened at LEAGUE OF NATIONS BIGGEST PROBLEM Wilsons Presence Insures Fair Settlement FAIR NAVY ENLISTMENTS ALL TO BE VOLUNTARY HEREAFTER The Navy in a telegram to Commander John chief of the Navy Recruiting directed that the Mobilization Service revert to the Recruiting Service and that hereafter all enlistments In the Nnvv be Draft boards have been Instructed by Maj Oen Crowder to Induct no more men into tho All enlistments will bi for lour years Enlistments In the following ratings will Plart immediately Apprentice copper ship s machinists mess sea also accepted for UieEnRlnceringOmcrrs Mater nl Scnool The age limits for thu trade rit ugh are 21 to SB and for the unskilled ratings IS to THE WEATHER Fniwast for Boston and Vicinity Thurs day colder Fri day lair moderate to fresh northwest becoming Washington Forecast for Southern New England Fair and colder Thursday Fri day For North ern New IJngland Fair preceded by snow in Central and Eastern Maine colder Fri day Globes slowly rising temperature Saturday becoming warmer shifting be coming southeast The Temperature Yesterday at Thomp nons a 40 6 a 41 a a 44 12 46 3 p 43 C D 39 9 u Sii 12 Average temperature yester 41H average one year at S Last 5S 40 St 42 34 4J 30 36 New 3C Wash Precipitation iu 34 to S p Manchester Guardian Welcomes His Trip to Europe Special Cable to the Globe Dec 4 The Manchester Guardian welcomes the decision ot President Wilson to to Europe wise and for aprellmlnarV conference of the Associated Govern ments will first and foremost to determine the place that the League of Nations proposal is to In relation to all other provisions for a peace set Such supraNational authority must be the determining factor in relation ttf everything How will it be possible to deal with disarmament and for the general abolition of conscription unless there shall be some trustworthy authority to see that agreements to se cure a lasting peace are kept the paper There should be such authority for the protection of it for the new States and for the future of native A protectorate over Syria and Palestine ought to be held simply as a trust and should not be permitted to degenerate into unqualified possession by any grasp ing What will be the use of laying down essentially newprinciples of maritime Continued on the Eighth Real Estate For Sale Busi ness For Salef Autos For Salef Use the Order your advta for Saturday and Sunday 1919 CHRISTMAS CLUB BOOKS NOW READY Largest and most suc cessful Christmas Club in tho Join the original club with a rec ord of paying to over satisfied 50 weekly payments plus interest DEPOSITED PRODUCES EXCHANGE TRUST COMPANY RESOURCES OVER 2 1 Milk 124 Boylston BOSTONS TRIBUTE to GREAT BRITAIN OVERFLOW MEETING IN BOSTON OPERA HOUSE 8 And others ill uddresg Symphony Hull meeting also apeak at Ouera MUSIC BY PITERS AND 1IFK AND DKLM COUPS ADMISSION may be obtutnccl uUer S on Thursday at lied Croaa Cottage on Boston West Doors open In ticket holders from 7 to Poors open to all at COAL 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