Boston Evening Globe, October 26, 1918

Boston Evening Globe

October 26, 1918

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Boston Evening Globe (Newspaper) - October 26, 1918, Boston, Massachusetts prs Remember to call early with your Real Estate, Business Chances, Automobile, Board and Rooms and Help Wanted advts for tomorrow’s Globe. Read the Sunday Globe Magazine tomorrow. i- Al lotion ?/JSm (blok Evening^KfEdition "VOL XCIV—NO. 118 BOSTON, SATURDAY EVENING. OCTOBER 215. 1018-TEN PAGES ,»‘3K3ffSSgs»R co. CLOSING MARKET PRICES EVENING EDITION—7:30 LATESTAUSTRIA PREPARES TO QUIT ALLIES CAPTURE 15,000 GERMANS Allied Forces Advance in Continue iium toGEN EDWARDS GIVES UP GETTING READY TO COMMAND OF THE 26th BISBANO ARMIES Coming Home With Gen Bundy and Other Generals Who Have Served With Great Distinction in France PARIS, Oct 26—The battle has miles from Sissono to Chateau Por-flamed up again and heavy fighting is I den, where the Handing line Joins now under way from Valenciennes to the Meuse. The Germans are fighting well everywhere, but the Allies continue to make substantial headway in the task of driving buck the enemy on the Meuse line. Although the recent fighting has ,been marked by no sensational dc-(velopments, it is having a cumulative effect which, apart from the Aground gained, adds considerably to the wastage of men and material with which the Germans must reckon. In the last four days the enemy jhas lost about 15,000 prisoners and 1200 guns. His total .ossea of effectives cannot have been less than 150,000. the Krlemliilde system of defenses. The average gain has been a mile, although at some points the advance has been greater. ALLIES CONTINUE TO ADVANCE IN BELGIUM LONDON, Oct 25—Operations In Belgium continue to develop favorably, according to an official state- j ment Issued at the War Office tonight, which says the French have carried Zulte, in spite of desperate resistance, while the British have j occupied the villages of Ingoyhclm I and Octeghem, and are advancing» toward the Scheldt River. Three Large Battles Strictly speaking, there are three large battles in progress, all of which are being conducted with equal success for the Allies. The first is being carried on by the British 3d and 4th Armies, which, pushing on toward Mons, have reached the Valencienncs-Hirson double-track railroad. The Beeond is the attack of Gen Mangin north and east of Laon, which has resulted in a gain on a FRENCH TAKE M0RTIERS AFTER VIOLENT FIGHT"! PARIS, Oct 26—On the Sorre front southwest of Marie the French have j captured tile village of Mortiers after violent fighting, the War OFce announces. Between the Oise and the Serre the French maintained contact with the enemy. MAJ GEN OMAR BUNDY Between Slssonne and Chateau front of eight miles for a distance of j Porclen the French, breaking up the two miles. He has carried his lino out of the swamps around Sissone. | enemy resistance, carried their lice forward on a front of 4lA miles to a WASHINGTON,Oct26—Gen March, chief of staff, announced today that five American corps and division commanders wrho have been actively engaged in France are returning The third battle is being fought j depth of two miles at certain points, I home on tho recommendation of Gen by Gen Guillamnat on a front of 17 through the positions prepared by ...................   1    the Germans In 1917. The statement follows: Be On Time And help us out by ordering your advts for tomorrows Globe at the earliest possible time. We had to stop taking advts for last Sunday’s Globe early on Saturday evening. Real Estate For Sale? Business For Sale? Autos For Sale? Advertise in tomorrow’s Globe DRESS UP YOUR BUSINESS Pf ENGRAVED BUSINESS STATIONERS MCKENZIE ENGRAVING Ca ira CONO ness st. sostom “During the night there was heavy artillery fighting between the Oise and the Serre. Contact was maintained with the enemy all along the front reached yesterday. ! “On the south bank of tho Serre i River the French attacked the village of Mortiers, which fell into their | bands after a violent fight, In which they took 167 prisoners, including (two officers. 1 “East of the Soucho the night was > j marked by energetic reactions on the j j part of the enemy infantry. Rather i lively fighting occurred, especially in the outskirts of Petit Gaumont. I In spite of German counter-attacks the French maintained their positions east of the river. “The battle continued until the end I of the day between Slssonne and i Chateau Porcien. The French, break- j ing up the resistance of the Ger- j mans, carried the strong positions I organized in 1917 and which the Ger- j mans had continued to reinforce between Banogne, Recouvrance and the Herpy Mill on a front of seven kilometers, attaining a depth of I three kilometers at certain points. "The French pushed forward their line as far as the road from Recouvrance to Conde - lez - Herpy. More to the right the French captured the Herpy MIU and several centers of resistance. We took a num- Pershing to take important assignments here. They are: MAJ GEN OMAR BUNDY, who organized and commanded the 5th Army Corps, and who will go to command Camp Pike, Arkansas. MAJ GBN CLARENCE R. EDWARDS, who took to France the 26th (New England National Guard) Division, and who will be assigned to command Camp Lee, Virginia. MAJ GEN JOHN E. MCMAHON, who commanded the 5th (Regular) Division and will be assigned to Camp Zachary Taylor, Ky. MAJ GEN GEORGE H. CAMERON, who commanded first the 4th (Regular) Division and later the 2d Army Corps, new assignment not announced. MAJ GEN BEAUMONT B. BUCK, recently awarded the Distinguished Service Cross for gallantry in action, Turkey Reported to Have Oiler to Surrender Made LONDON, Ort 26—An official statement. according to which the demobilization of the Austro-Hungarian Army is being prepared, is published by the newspapers of Vienna, an Exchange Telegraph dispatch from Copenhagen says. TURKEY OFFERS SURRENDER, SAYS BERNE DISPATCH LONDON, Ort 26 —The Turkish taiig are given, according Neues Journal of Vienna. to th* Prince Frederick Ixrbkowitz is the head of the second branch of that family and a hereditary member of the Austrian Upper House. He Is an Imperial chamberlain and the owner of large estates in Bohemia and Galicia. PEACE AT ANY PRICE P0PU- Minlster to Switzerland has handed j LAR IN VIENNA AND BUDAPEST the British and French Ministers to that countpy an offer of peace virtually amounting to surrender, according to a Berne dispatch to the Daily Mail. LEADERS OF ANTI-GERMANS OF VIENNA GO TO BERNE SUTRICK, Oct 26—Prince Procter-lek Lobkowits and Baron Nadherny, who represent the strongest anti-German tendencies at Vienna, have left that city for Switzerland charged with a mission about which no de- PARIS, Oct 26—In well-informed circles it is said that the nomination of Count Julius Andrassy as successor of Baron Burian, the AuBtro-Hungarian Foreign Minister, is, above all, important from the viewpoint of a conclusion of peace and an application of the • safety first” principle in Austria, it is said that peace at any price is now popular at Vienna and Budapest. The Zurich correspondent of the Journal says that the new Foreign C outlaw**,! itll (In- Fifth Pate. MAJ GEN CLARENCE R. EDWARDS at which time he was wounded, new' assignment not announced. MAJ GEN GEORGE B. DUNCAN, who commanded the 77th (New York National Guard) Division, will not be returned to the United States, as previously announced. Gen Mardi said Gen Dunean has recovered his health and will be returned to active duty. In making these announcements Gen March laid great stress upon the fact that all of the officers ordered home had done splendid work at the TAGUE-FITZGERALD DECISION MONDAY At 12 o’clock, this noon, Henry V. Cunningham, chairman of the State Ballot l aw Commission, sent word front and proved their ability on j u> the newgpapermcn that no decision every occasion. Ile indicated that STOP YOUR CLOCKS ONE HOUR TONIGHT DON’T SET THEM BACK Because the intricate mechanism of many fine clocks would be injured if they are incontinently turned back tonight or Sunday morning, in order that the timepieces of the country may again be made synchronous with astronomical time, it is suggested that clocks be stopped for exactly one hour tonight to attain the same end. When Congress enacted the law to “save daylight” it decreed that the change back to astronomical time should be made at 2 a m on the last Sunday in October. Of course the letter of the law need not be obeyed by the average person, so long as he sees to it, for his own convenience, that his timepiece tallies with those of his neighbors tomorrow. Incidently there will be added an hour’s sleep to the usual quota tonight. COL HOUSE’S TRIP HAS NO RELATION WITH ARMISTICE He Has Received No Special Powers to Negotiate on That Question PARIS, Oct 2**—Col Edward M, House today made the following statement to the Associated Press: “It is with the keenest pleasure that j I dud myself again in France. Upon liny last visit, some ll months ago, the ! Allies' fortunes, it seemed, had struck I their lowest level. Those memorable I days, when we counseled together and | formulated plans looking towards mill-I tary and naval unity and the coordlna-j lion of war economies and industries, I can never be forgotten. "From that hour the clouds bggan to lift, and we could see, dimly at first, THC; WEATHER CLOUDY Continued on the Fifth Page. POLITICAL ADVERTISEMENT | POLITICAL ADVERTISEMENT Democratic Ratification Meeting " FANEUIL HALL, TONIGHT at 8 AUSPICES DEMOCRATIC STATE AND CITY COMMITTEES MAYOR ANDREW J. PETERS WILL PRESIDE SPEAKERS Richard H. Long, Candidate for Governor. Hon. David I. Walsh, Candidate for U. S. Senator. Hon. Joseph H. O’Neil, Candidate for Lieutenant Governor. Hon. Charles H. McGlue, Candidate for Secretary of the Commonwealth. Hon. Joseph L. P. St. Coeur, Candidate for Attorney General Hon. Charles M. Giddings, Candidate for Treasurer. Hon. Francis M. Costello, Candidate for Auditor. Hon. Edward P. Barry, former Lieutenant Governor. Hon. William A. Gaston, And others. MUSIC BY A BAND JOHN J. MAHONEY. Ch. Democratic City Committee, ll Exchange St., Boston. United States Weather Bureau forecasts: For Boston and its vi-cinlty:    Unsettled, probably light rain tonight; Sunday fair; cooler: moderate variable wind. For New England: Probably rain and cooler tonight:    Sun day partly cloudy and cooler; moderate northeast to north wind. For Eastern New York:    Bain this afternoon and tonight; cooler in north and central portion: Sunday unsettled and somewhat cooler in south portion; light variable wind, becoming north. Heavy rains are reported In several Southern States, and snow in several Western stations. Temperatures at 8 a rn: Greenville, Me. 46; Block Island. 58; New York. 62; Washington. 60; Chicago, 54; Calgary, Alberta, 24. Highland Light, 8 a rn: Wind southwest. 15 miles, foggy. Boston observations. 8 a rn: Barometer, 30.30 inches; temperature, 56; highest yesterday, 67; lowest last night, 54; humidity, 94 percent; wind, south, 6 miles; weather foggy. The Temperature Today The thermometer nt Tbomiswn’s Spa record* the temperature up to 8 p rn today a* follow*'  ---- 101T 1818 GERMANY DOESN'T PLAN FURTHER REPLY Declaration in Reichstag Is Probable they were all men of more advanced years, upon whom the strain of active campaigning bore heavily. Continued on the second I'uge. AMERICAN FORCES IN HEAVY FIGHTING would be given out in the Tague-Fitzgerald case before Monday. Messrs Cunningham, Vinson and Cutey, who constitute the commission, reached the State House shortly after IO o'clock this morning and «vent into conference In room 443, where the hearings have been held on Congressman Peter F. Tague's protest against the placing of Ex-Mayor John F. Fitzgerald’s name on the ballot aa Democratic candidate for Congress in the 10th District. Before entering the conference Mr Cunningham made an appointment for 12 o’clock noon with the newspapermen. At that hour a messenger was told to notify them that there would be "nothing today." A request for further information was made and Mr Cunningham told the messenger to assure the newspapermen there would be nothing before Monday. LONDON, Oct 26—The German Government is not contemplating at | further note Advance Their Lines West! of the Meuse WASHINGTON, Oct 26 — Heavy fighting on tho Verdun front is described in Gen Pershing’s report for Friday. Strong German counter-attacks cast of the Meuse were repulsed everywhere except in the Belleu Wood, where four successive assaults forced a partial withdrawal by the Americans. West of the Meuse the American lines were farther advanced in the face of determined resistance. The report follows: “On the Verdun front the battle has continued with violence east of POLITICAL ADVERTISEMENT I POLITICAL ADVERTISEMENT :t a rn..., 6 a in..... ft a m...., 12 m...... 1017 1916 4*1 SS 45 sn 46    r>7 56    67 1 pm... 2 p in... Sp rn... SO 59 58 Keep Up Your Strength Father John’s Medicine makes power to resist colds and grip—Advt. OVER WASHINGTON the stars of hope and victory which to-I the present time any day are Shining with such a steady and I to President Wilson, says an Ex    Meuse    I ate yesterday our Hocus change Telepraph dispatch from tbP Meuse. Late yesterday our troops Copenhagen    enlarged their important gains south I It is probable that the Government Iof thc Consenvoye-Damviliers road will make a declaration in the'a»d occupied completely tho Bois Reichstag to the effect that Germany I d’Ormont. Today the enemy counter- j is awaiting the peace conditions of attacked repeatedly and with strong 1 the Allies.    ] forces en the front from the Bois a a IR nam Ti ta IMA 11 T    d’Ormont to the Bois d’Etrayes. Air!    RA ll    II    N LH    I    I “Although supported by violent Hill    liniu    tumult    I    'artillery and machine-gun fire, his I attacks were repulsed with extremely heavy losses. Only in Bois Bel---lean did he succeed in slightly push- Aviators Will Circle About! mg back our line. “At this point after three assaults Over Searchlights    had failed before the stubborn restst- __j ance of our troops, the fourth attack WASHINGTON. Oct 26—Washington forced ub to withdraw from the east-tonight will experience the feeling that ern part of the wood. accompanies a night air raid. Aviator* "Hostile forces which attempted to (from Bolling Field.    Including    J penetrate our positions northwest of : officers who recently completed a flight v    ~ —Summarizing from Houston, Tex,    to    Washington, will    I th® Bois Belleu were driven back WU, b.    “tor » ecvcre    loxing throughout the day. “West of the Meuse our troops have advanced In the face of determined resistance on the slopes northwest of Grandpre and have entered the day are shining effulgent glow.” “We are now confronted with different and more complex problems—problems which I feel confident will be met with high courage and with the wisdom which comes from lofty motives and unselfish hearts.” Col House told the semi-official Havas Agency that his trip had no correlation j with an armistice and he had not re- I oeived from President Wilson and the , American Government special powers ( to negotiate on this question. As re-j gards future negotiations which might I arise, he declined to talk. He added that the American press had been a faithful Interpreter of the general feelings of the United States during the exchange of notes with Germany. GERMANS HAVE OUIT 7000 SQUARE MILES WASHINGTON, Oct 26-.*......, fl o    th<j cJ-    , the situation of the western battle ; High candle power flares will be front, Gen March said the Germans dropped, while the powerful seareh-have evacuated or been driven out of j lights, which are a portion of the Capi-7000 square miles of Belgian and tol's aerial defenses, will attempt to French territory since July 18; that pick out the planes. Only the explo-400 square miles have been freed dur- aion of bombs and the barking of antling the past week and that all the coal | aircraft guns will be missing in order fields In Northern France have been i to give residents of the Capitol the reconquered except for a flve-mile tract I feeling that until recently was not un-where the Allied advance now Is being I common to persona living in London pressed near the Belgian border. land Paris. Continued en the Fifth Face. Pres. Woodrow Wilson President Woodrow Wilson would vote for Richard H. Long For Governor of Massachusetts Richard H. Long RICHARD H. LONG Candidate of the Business Men and Workers Richard H. Long was born in South Weymouth, Massachusetts. He lives in Framingham with his wife and six children. A shoemaker at 14 years of age, he shared the toil and hopes of the working people. He champions their rights. A manufacturer with thousands of men and women in his employ, Richard H. Long never forgot his own struggles. His relations with hi. employees are most cordi.l. First manufacturer in Massachusetts to establish the 8-hour day with Union conditions. A consistent advocate of the 48-hour law I or women and children. He has a modern restaurant at his factories in which thousands are served daily at before-the-war prices. He pays the car fares of hundreds of women employees so that they may have the benefit of their home life. He led the fight against monopoly in tho Shoe Business and won independence from the Trusts. A friend and adviser of President Wilson, he was one of three men entrusted with the management of Wilson’s campaign in Massachusetts for re-election in 1916. A forward-looking business man, ha worked with President Wilson for the Child Labor Law, Income Tax Law, Federal Reserve Law and Clayton Anti-Trust Law. Commercial!] state. The 3,693,310 popul Richard H. Long is one of America's big, progressive humane manufacturers and business men. The people of Massachusetts need his brains and ability as Qovernor. un *-»****’ rn *    w* lady and industrially Massachusetts is a big right solution of its problems is vital to Its Duration. Elect Richard H. Long, Governor MARTIN T. HALL, 103 W**t Central St.. Natick ;