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Challengi g Ebert
Reported That Von Hindenburg Will Protect Meet
ing Today. Dr. Haase Refuses To Recognize This
Reichstag.--Spartacus Group In Berlin Demands Dis
armament Of Police Officers And Confiscation Of
By Frank J. Taylor
(United Press staff correspondent)
Berlin, Iec. lti. Berlin is awaiting
expectantly- the. outcome of the con
vention of the reiehstag by its presi
dent, Konslantiin Fehrenbach, in de
fiance, of the Ebert-Haase government.
The meeting was to bo held today
"somewhere in the Hhinc'and."
The present government, which in
tended to summon the reicbstag Here
later to give the ministry parliament
ary support, has announced that any
deputy- attending the proposed insur
Igent session will be guilty of treason.
Wild rumors are afloat concerning
the aignifdennco of Fehrenbach 's mom
It is reported that Field Marshal Voa
liiudenburg will send troops to pretect
The Ebert-Haase government attain
ed its ascendancy through the election
f delegates to the national work
snen's and soldiers' council, in which
the Spartacus group failed to gain a
tingle representative. Chancellor Eb
ert 'a majority socialists led with seven
workmen and four soldier delegates. Dr.
Iluase was next with fire workmen
nd two soldiers.
The government has issued a procla
mation calling for volunteers for a
"peoples army." It also ha.-i urged de
mobilized soldiers not to retrain unem
ployed, but to go to the country, where
labor is scarce and food more plenti
ful. Peoplo supporting the preiont govern
tuent want strong action against the
itpartacus groups and a quick peace.
Has Food for Few Months . r
Cqpeniiageu, -'En;c. ' IB, i)ri Hugo
ITasse, in an interview with the Berlin
correspondent of the Politikrn declared
hnt the present German government
YANKEES KNEWTOO WELL
HOW TO EIGHT, SAYS HUN
VonSteibel, Whose Division;
Was Defeated Jfchiks Am
ericans Are Reckless.
By Webb Miller
(Capital Journal Special Service.)
Coblenz, Dec. 14. (Night.) (By
Courier to Nancy.) "Tho Americans
lacked experience in the technicalities
of modern warfare, but they know how
to go ahead they knew too well." .
That is the opinion of Colonel Yon
Stuibel, chief of staff of tho 27th divi
sion, which fought and was beaten by
the Americans in the Argonne.
Von Steilitl, who is attached to the
Oi'rman bridgehend commission discuss
ed freely with the I'nitod Press cor
respondent the phases of the Argonne
. " . . . . ,,
xuo .. uu. luu luting, smiling and alert. Wilson has
f i too much or a Hurry to get things jjovered Paris, and Pa ris has discov
dune," he said. Ured Wilson.
Weren't Scientific. ! "vve pictured him as akin to Christ,
"For instance, in attacking our ma- a Christ not ascending a 'Golgotha'
thine guns which are the best in the(the hill who; Christ was crucified),
world they utilised unscientific means He is not at all that. Wilson is a man.
It seemed to us that the only way they 'He is correct, but no austere. And' if
knew to eliminate a machine gum mt he drinks nothing save water, it is per
was to keep coming until they gat it. haps well. But after all, he is worthy
rThat was rather discouraging to thu ' 0f the love and wine of France, because
Morale of our jjuunors. They knew that ho knows how to smile. We thought
they stayed long they would be kuU-'hini
ed or captured.
"We have no doubt that Americas
intervention won the war. We aonld min is vivicious. The president who
have beaten the other allies, but the j smiles is one of the grand dynamic
..constant stream of Americans, young forces of the world."
fini enthusiastic, overwhelmed us. j Another writer aaid:
Are Fair Fighters. "Wilhelm dreamed of marching
"The Americans are good opponent through the Archea of Triumph; but it
nd fair fighters." jw Wilson who did it.
VonSteibel declared the Germa ar-l wc g0t a K004 look t his face as
' my could have held out for months if hc Wa smiling. Wo have seen Ameri
internal conditions had not interrorefLj ean general during the past year. They
but sooner or. later, lack of material
v ould have brought its downfall.
He , asserted that Lndendorrf is a
great general, but that he mado a Biim
fior of fundamental mistakes, such at
the Verdua attack. .
r He inquired eagerly about the ef feat
of German artillery fire. He also want
ed twknow what the doughboys thought
of. .the German ' soldier's courage and
liliiy. - -
, S'hnol itrendar.ee at The, Dalles,
.which had been reduced 30 per cent or
wire through fear of "flu," Is report
ed again nearly normal.
will refuse to recognize the reiehstag
Ottlled by President fehrenbach.
Ilaase said that if Germany loses
Alsace-Lorraine she will gain German
Austria, He said Germany had enough
food to last a few months providing it
was strictly rationed.
Toch Refuse recognition
London, Dec. 16. Marshal Foch has
refusod to recognize soldiers' and work
men's councils in occupied portions of
Germany, according to advices here to
day. Amsterdam dispatches declare that
the strike in (Berlin has readied serious
proportions, only two newspapers being
iprinted, these being small leaflets.
Three hundred and fifty thousand
workmen have stopped work, the dis
Spartacus Group's demands
Amsterdam, Dec. 16. Sweeping do
mands in (Berlin have been mado by
the Bpartacus group, dispatches print
ed in the Handelsblad toda;' declared.
The group has demanded for safe
guarding the revolution," immediate
disarmament of police officers, the rul
ing classes, non-'proictarint soldiers,
the confiscation by the workmen's and
soldiers' councils of all arms, munitions
and .munition factories, the arming of
adult proletariat, the formation of
workmen's militia and of red guards,
the abolition of officers, removal of
military officers from the workmen's
and soldiers' councils, abolition of all
parliaments, election of a central coun
cil, cancellation of all state and other
public debts, including war loans, down
to ft fixed limit of subscriptions. ,
Confiscation of all fortunej-in ex
cess of a certain amount is also demand
ed, likewise the appropriation of all
lin ilcd estates, bonks, coal mines and
factories.!'-. - .
Wilson Instead Of Wilhelm!
Marched Through Arches
By William Philip Simms.
(Capital Journal Special Service.)
, Paris, Dec. 16. Paris has discovered
the Wilson smilo. Special writers are
dwelting at great length upon it. One
"Each time he wrote, his messages'
were grave. Each time he talked to tho
people, his words were full of wisdom.
iiiuw upbears in runs inc living man,
phlegmatic, but he i9 not."
Finds He is Vivacious,
It pleases ns to find that this grave
were as impassive as warrior monks
bound to a holy war. Wilson's smile
mado np for them all. He smiled a
smile of pure happiness, without arro
gance, without effort. The smile of a
just man who is bound straight for par
adise will be such a smile as that."
Subscription papers are being circu
lated throughout Linn- toiinty for
pledge for the support of a county
These are the happy days whe little
noses are pressed eagerly against) the
toy -shop window.
OF PORTUGAL, WAS
Youth Who Shot Him Later
Lynched By Crowd Throng
BARB0SA HAS ASSUMED
PRESIDENCY FOR TIME
Reported To Ik Part Of Plot
To Overthrow Spanish
Loudon, Dec. 26. Sidinio Paes, pres
ident of Portugal, was shot and killed
late Saturday night by a youth who
was later lynched by tho crowds, ac
cording to dispatches from Lisbon.
Pace was in a railway station at Lis
bon with members of the cabinet, wait",
ing for a train to Oporto, when he was
attacked. He died within f'vo minutes.
Tamagnini Barhosa, minister of the
interior, has temporarily assumed the
The 'Portuguese parliament will meet
today in accordance with the constitu
tion, to form a presidency, it was of
ficially announced at the Portuguese
legation here today.
Canto Castro has been mentioned as
a. successor t President Paes, assassi
nated late Saturday night.
,A dispatch from Lisbon today says
the Unionist leader, Camacho, is under
protection of the police.
Sidinio Paes, who led a revolt in
Portugal just a year ago, was proclaim
ed president June 9, succeeding Tneo
phile Braga, the first president of the
This wag the second attach made on
Paes within a few days. On December
sixth . he was shot, at while-walling
through the strocts, but the bullets
went wild. His assailant was arrested.
- Trouble Feared in Lisbon
Paris, Dec. 16. Serious trouble is
feared in Lisbon as the result of re
ports that the assassination ',f Presi
dent Paes was part of an extensive
plot to overthrow tiie government, ac
cording to dispatches from that city to
da.y. Officers and non-coms paraded the
streets crying "vengeance!"
An accomplice of the dead assassin
(Continued on page six)
OF CLEINCEAU PLAN
10 CAUSE JilS DEFEAT
Socialist Leaders Using Wil
son's Visit To Overthrow
By J. W. T. Mason
' (Written for the United Press.)
(United Press Staff Correspondent.) -
Now York, Dec. 16. Political oppo
net3 of Premier Clcmenceau are trying
t0 capitalize President Wilson's visit to i
France;' in an-f fort to bring about the
rtvrtl, riur r itia ( !lniiinrwiiu n niiniutrir I
The socialist leaders and labor ex
tremists among the French politicians
are antagunistic to Premier Clcmonccau
who is a radical but is anti-socialistic.
The have long been working for his
downfall and for the substitution of an
other socialistic government similar to
the administration's that preceded the
formation of he Clcmenceau cabinet.
Planned Demonstration. -It
is their purpose to attempt to
cause the impression that the soeiiirs
and extreme laborites are the only sin
cere supporters of President Wilson's
completed peace program and that the
Clemenceau radicals are secretly work
ing against some of the Wilson princi
ples. A clash has already occurred be
tween Premier Clemenceau and the so
cialistic laborites owing to a demand of
the latter that they be peramya to
organize a street demonstration and pa
radc past President Wilson s re.v-re.
Clemenceau haa refused to sanction this
procession nntil President Wilson speci
fically requests it. For tho president
to do so might easily result in the whis
pered charge that he ws interfereing
U rFunce's domestic politics. Sm' an
accusation, whether 'true or not, probab
ly would strengthen Clcmenceau 'a po
sition. The life of a French ministry is al
ways precarious. The French chamber
of deputies is the scene of constant po
litical conspiracies against the minis
try in power for it requires enly a sin
gle adverse vote against a government
measure to force the cabinet's resignation.
Delegates Favor Preliminary
Conferences Of One Man
From Each Nation.
By Robert J. Bender,
(United Press StafY Correspondent.)
'Paris, Deo."l.-President- Wilsoa mo
tored this morning to Versailles, where
tho peace troaty will be signud. He
briefly inspected the palace and park.
On the way to Versailles the presi
dent's car was showered with flowers
by children.- Bain began t0 fall when
the party was returning but ao lncon
venience was experienced.
Thomas . Nelson Page, ambassador to
Italy. and Mrs, Page wore the Wilson's
guests at luncheon iu the Murat palace.
rresidorit.Poincaro and nis wife, with
a cavalry escort, conducted President
and Mrs, Wilson to the hotel do ville
for the official reception.
Tremendous ..throngs cheered them
along the route. . -
Presented with Scroll.
J'ollowing the ;- ceremonies - making
Wuson a citizen of Paris, he was pre
sented with a scroM, declaring his citi
zenship. - Tho president of . tho council,
behalf pf the city, then presented
Mrs. Wilson with a brooch composed of
an olive branch enerusted with dia
monds superimposed on which were six
white enameled peace dove.
At 3:30 this atfernoon the president
and Colonol House were' to . visit Pre
mier Clemenceau at the foreign office
to repay tho latter' call and resume
the informal discussions.
King Victor Emmanuel of Italy will
call at the Murat palace Thursday aft
ernoon. " ' j .
The president and Premier Clemen
ceau exchanged idea on the course of
procodure in a conference yesterday. It
is understood the American diMi.es
aro in favor of the preliminaries being
conducted by Wilson and one represent
ative each from France, Italy and Giot
Formulate Proposals.- '
This body would formulate a series
of proposals which would be submitted
to open conference of the. full delegi
tiona of all the entente belligerents, for
debate, prior to drafting the final trea-r
Some of the entente representative,
it is reported, favor having te full
delegations of America, Great Britain,
Franco and Italy, and ono representa
tive of Japan draw up the treaty and
submit it to tho other entente bellig
ents for signature.
It is understood that the question of
tho voting powers of the respective na
tions will bo ono of tho big probloms
for which no definite plan has yet been
Wilson is continuing to work hard,
between festivities. A private direct
telephone line connects his room with
Colonel Houso's room.
Tn a conference yesterday, in which
Ttouie, Clcmonccan, Henry White and
Herbert Hoovor participated, arrange
ir.rnt wcie made for the fullest public
ity throughout tho world concerning
The conviction is growing that pub
lic opinion is swinging more and moro
into lino behind Amcrivan views. This
couvlclion is borne out by press com-
mont here and reports from other allied
and neutial countries.
At I'.JiO this afternoon Presidont Wil
son will he officially recoived at the
Hotel De iiel as a citizen of Paris,
p.aced Wreath on Tomb.
The city is greatly imprssed by tho
simplicity with which tho president
placed a wreath on Lafayette's toml:
yesterday. . He was accompanied only
bv Brigadier General Harts, a French
aide and a secret service mnn.
Attached to the wreath was his p r
f,iil card, on wliich'hc wrote "for the
ifieai. Lafayette from a fellow servant
A number of aged nuns wh0 happen
: are mm I
Ex Pash had jest bought two bushels
o' carrots when peace come an' upset
his plans. Home fellers are sich glad
hanilnrs they kin even make sudden ad
versify feel like ther glad t' meet him
vd to bo in the cemetery were greatly
tonfused by Wilson' unheralded ap
pearance. They were the only native
witnesses of the simple ecremony. .
The street celebrations in Wilson's
honor continued all day yesterday and
72 0. S. WOMEN REACH
RHINE TODAY, FIRST
THERE IN UKE OF DUTY
Third Army Issued Proclama
tion To Germans Insur
ing Fair Treatment
By Webb Miller
(United Press Staff Correspondent.)
With the Americans Across the Rhine
Dec! 15. (By Courier to Nancy.) The
first ' American women to reach tho
Bhine, iu tho lien of duty, have arrived
They number 72 and were attached
to evacuation hospitals' two. and nine.
Their arrival attracted considerable al
tontiou from townspeople. Some of tho
girls walked to the river, whoro col
umns of the First infantry were cross
ing." Tho doughboy spied and cheered
them. Included in the party are nine
girls from the Presbyterian unit of Chi
cago, half a dozen from New York city
and state and a number from -me-land,
Kansas City and. other niiddlo
"Whilo tho First was crossing tho
Khino ton wounded Americans, releas
ed from German hospitals, arrivod on
tho east bank opposite Coblonz. As they
limped across they woro greeted . by
yells of welcome from the doughboys.
Wounded Well Treated.
.. All. the. wounded men said they wore
treated well by the Germans.. ,
' The First, Second and Thirty-Second
divisions are nearing the end of their
200-milo inarch. By Monday thoy wl.l
halt at tho edge of the isemi-ireurnr
bridgehead. Undor the new plans, the
Americans will occupy area north of
the Ems river and the Froiicn tho re
The Third army has issuod a procla
mation containing the following provi
sions: Tho local authorities must mark the
boundary's of tho bridgehead with signs
in English and German.
No assemblages will be allowed for
political discussions without special
Tho same prices must be charged Am
ericans and Germans for all goods.
No Gorman uniforms may bo worn
within the bridgehead after Sunday un
less special permission Is given.
All firearms and explosives must be
surrendered to the Americans.
Satisfactory shcltor, beds and storaTr
facilities are required for billeting pur
poses. Special roads will be constructed and
the HI cities within the bridgohead
must keep up and repair all the main
THIS STATE DIDN'T
GET MONEY VALUE INi!
Lewis, Of Portland, Wants In
vestigation Made Of
D. C. Lewis of Portland, a mcmbet
of tho legislature, does not think the
stnte got its money's worth when it
built the memorial building at Cham
poeg, for which the last legislature ap
propriated 3000. Here is what be says
about it in a letter to Governor With
"At the last session of tho Icgis'a
turo we made an appropriation of $5000
to erect a building on the provisional
government park at Champoeg. I am
told by good judges that the building
erected is a. disgrace, and the one there
can be erected for $2000, and in any
event for not to exceed tZHOO,
"It seems to me it would be well for
you to have this investigated and learn
who caused the loss. I am sure, from
what I am informed, the state has not
been given a square deal."
Judge. P. H. D'Arcy of Salem and
George H, Himea of Portland, a com
mittee from the Oregon Pioneer asso
ciation, were sponsors for the buildine.
Wut when the board of control adver
tised for bids, only one bid was n'
mitted end it was n excess of the $"00fl
armrrtnriation. ' A modification was
mde in the srwcifi'ations to bring the
ation and the building was constructed.
Mithouard, President Of Municipal Council, Calls Presi
dent "Great European Interrogation." Wilson Re
sponds To Welcome With Speech Showing His Pleas
ure At Understanding Exhibited By French People.
Paris, Dec. 16. Presideut Wrdlaon
was officially welcomod to France to-,
day as "the great European interroga
tion." The expression was employed by Ad-rion-
Mithouard, president ef the mu
nicipal council, while addressing the
president in bohalf of the city and the
nation. It was accepted as meaning
that Wilson is regarded by Europe as
tho enigma ot the peace conference
the man around whom the interpreta
tion of tho various principles at issue
will bo centered.
Mithouard ' speech was on the occa
sion of the official roeeptinn to the
president at the city hnll. Tho French
official paid a high compliment to Mrs.
Wilson for her decision to accompany
the president. .
Wilson, in a brief address, thanked
Paris a"d France for the reception ac
corded him- and paid tribute to
France's part in the war.
"Your greeting has raised ' man.
emotions within one. It is with -no ordis
nary sympathy that tho people of the
United States, for whom I have the
privilego of vspoaking, have viowod the
sufferings of the peoples of France.
Many of our own people have beon
themselves- witnesses of those suffer
ings. We were the more deeply moved
by the wrongs of the war Decause we
knew the manner in which thoy were
"Wera Witnesses of Ruin" ,
"I beg that you will not suppose
that because a wide ocea.i separated us
in spaco we wore, not, in effect eye wit
nesses of tho shameful Tuin that was
wrought and tho cruol arid I'lineoessary
sufferings that were brought upon you.
Those sufferings have filled our hoarts
with indignation. We know what they
were, not only, but we know what they
signified and our hearts were touched
to the quick by them, our imaginations
filled with the whole picture or wnai
'France and Utelgium in particular nad
experienced. Whon the United States
entered the war, therefore, they enter
ed it not only because thoy wore mov
ed, by a conviction that tha purposes
of the central empires were wrong nd
must bo resisted by mon everywhere
who loved liborty and the rijht, but
also because tho illicit ambitions which
thoy were enlortaining and attempt
ing to realize had led to tho practice
which shocked our hearts its much as
they offended our principles
''Our resolution was formed because
we knew how profoundly great prin
ciples of right were affected, but our
hearts moved also with our resolutions.
"Hare Been Generous' '
"You have been exceedingly gener
ous in , what you have been gracious
enough to say about -me, generous far
boyond my personal deserts. But you
havo interpreted with real insight the
motiivos and resolution of tho peoplo
of the United States. Whatever influ
ence I exercise, whatever authority I
speak with, I ilerivo from (hi m. l.know
what they have thought, I know what
they havo desired and when I have
spoken what I know wan in their
minds, it has been delightful to see
how the consciences and purposes -of
free men everywhere responded. We
havo merely estnli'ished our right to
the full fellowship ct them; peoples
hero and throughout the world who
reverence the right of genuine liberty
and justice. :
"Your welcome to Paris I shall al
ways remember as one of the unique
and inspiring experiences of my fife
and, while I feel that you are honoring
the people of tho United Slates in my
person, I shall nevertheless, carry away
with mo a vpry keen personal gratifi
cation in looking back upon these me
morable days. Permit me to thank yoii
from a full heart.
"You have made me feel very much
at home here, not merely by the delight
ful warmth of your welcome, but also
ny the manner in which you have made
mo realize to tho utmost the iatimat
community of thought and idea's which
charaetori7.es your peoplo and the great
nation which I have the honor for the
time to represent.
Mithouard 'a Welcome
Adrion Mithouard, president of the
municipal council of Pari, addressing
President Wilson, said: '
"I have the honor, in the presence
of the prewidont of the republic, to pre
sent to you tho municipal council of
1'aris, whoso interpreter I am in wel
coming the chief of the great nation
whose aid, arriving so opportunely,
brought Us victory, and the upright
man whose conscience fashioned . bia
policy and whose diplomacy was made
Turning to Mrs. Wilson, Mithoaara
"Madame, Paris is infinHcly happy
and i touched that vou who have ac
companied the - president have been
good enough to add to this occasion
the charm and grace of your presence.
LL OF PARIS
Wo have long been aware of yonr de-
votion nd of the wise and beneficent
activity you have shown bj the aide of
your illustrious husband. Yet, nothing
strikes so much at the heart of the peo
ple of Paris as to be permitted to
know those who have already conquer
ed by their goodness. Thus Paria by ray
voice acclaims you and lays at your
feet, Madame, the homage of it grati
tude and its respect."
"With Deep Emotion
Finally, speaking again to President
"Mr. Pressdent.'it is with deep emo
tion that the capital welcome today
tho first president of the United States
who has crossed the ocean and our
hotel do ville, cradle of French liberty,
will mark in its annals the day en
which it was permitted to roeeivo tho
eminent statesman of the union, tha
citizen of the world dare we say tho
great European interrogation whose
voroe, before the coming of victory,
called to life the oppressed among the
"During weary month our soldiers
have fought with stoic resolution In
dofonse of the soil of their forebears
and tho land of their children. So vast
was the field of battle, so g;eat was
tne issue, at stake, so fritter and so
hard was the struggle that only after
pnssago of time dad it seem possible
that the grandeur of their accomplish
ment could clearly show forth. YH
'your distance from the theater of war
has allowed you to tee while yet they
lived the greatness of the monument
they Vere building. From the other
side 'of 'the world yoii have spoken in.
advance of the judgment ef history.
What a source of strength was it for
these, lighters, sudenly to hear your
voice,' in its distant authority resembl
ing the voice of posterity, what joy to
welcome those new brothers in arms
hastening with ardor to claim it the)
critical hour, their place upon the field
of battle, what comfort fer. thorn to
feel that they were henceforth arrayed
with the glorious army of Gencrnl Per
shing, the victor of the Argonnel -Eager
to See Wilson
"Thus Paris, eager to see in the flesh
I the man it hud known only by his win-
ten worn ana uy nis image tunny uvea
over again with poignant intensity tha
lust ily of America's decision as it was
unfolded in your conscience before tha
eye of the world.
"Profoundly moved by the magnifi
cent generosity with which our compa
triots had set themselves to relieve our
sufferings, with what anxious, yet con
fident expectation did we follow Iko
progress of your thought and of your
feoiings. Beneath tho deliberately
measured tone of your notes and nios
snges we felt little the mounting of a
righteouB anger. What was thea our
uiLid admiration when there burst
upon Ug the mchsnge of April 3, IWi ,
which gave tho questionings of the Am
erican conscience their supreme conclu
sion, in Pascal's ' words, 'brought to-,
gether justice and force to decide ivt
long centuries the fate of all buiuuii-
'0-' ' " .. :
Proud to Welcome Him.
'Wc urc proud, Mr. President, to of
fer you welcome in the name of this
eauitol. Intellectual tradition lifts u
j eternally toward the truths of a new
j day. Our country ia not alone that well
loved land for wlioe lil-rtin the
blood of sons of tho union is mingled '
with that of tho sons of I ranee. Our
couutry t0 us meaus also right ef heri
tugo, justice, good sense and honor;
and because you come to us iu the natntt
of these noble tilings today , wo dura (
call you citizen of Paris.
"Take then, Mr. President, the good
wishes of our city, yesterday under tho '
menace of the Berthas and the Uothaa,
a citadel of the liberties of the woru:, .
bu,t today open to all. noble and gnnei
ous ideas and enthusiastically acclaim
ed in the great citizen, "she has tho hon
or to receive the embodiment of a nvyi
ideal which comes to her." :
Prefect of Be in Make Address.
M. Mnautrand, prefect of tho Sein,
addressing the president said:, .t
: "Mr. President, a day memorablo be
yond all is that on which I'or.tse Urst
time, 0. chief of the great American re
wublic cronses the threshold of our ho
tel de ville. None among your illus
trious predecessors not even those most
deeply venerated from their, genius and
their virtues, came to sit for an instaut
at the hearts of people of Paris. Ti.bs
in mourning the death of George Wash
ington and Abraham Lincoln,, our fath
ers had felt a dcop regret t"int thev
could render but a post ui
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