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Wilson StimmdDis Cmgir e For Ai Extra &i
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ENEMY Si 3'PPED BARE
OF WAR MAKING POW
ERS; SADDLED WITH
Germans Counter Receipt Of IBABY Gl ABANDONED
Pact With Written State- ON SALEM DOORSTEP
! TV .
meIl Wending 1 aCtlCS. iTinvTnfWFMnratAVVarrf.
robe Found On Porch Of
8. C. Miles Home.
By Fred S. Ferguson
(United Press Staff Correspondent)
Versailles, May 7.The Germans received the peace
treaty at :i:17 this afternoon.
Presentation of the treaty followed a brief speech by
Premier Clemenceau, chairman of the peace conference, in
which he welcomed the delegates. -.
The manuscript of the trusty, trans- Tr""
iMtf.l mi German, was bunded to tlio i
enemy representative by Secretary Itl
After receiving the trcnlv. t hp Ger
mans presented a written reply. It
was read in ! i-t-rmi ti anil interpreted in j
Kiialish a, id French, two sentences at ,
Belgian Crime Admitted
1 hp reply admitted the wrong to
Belgium and declared Germany's will-
iui;ness to ntnko reparation. It stated I
that so flic ria ilie fOnrlM.. of wfirt
wa-i concerned Gerinnny was "as hu-IJ
'flip hMips killed many Oeniiann after j
tin- nnnistipp wa sisjned it was pharg-p'
I'd in the reply. Tap nieasurp of guilt
ean.only bo detprmined througa auj
i in ar t iui inquiiy, said the (icrniaiis, I
who added that their arphivps are,
In thit eoiifereiipp, aecording to the
t nfi-iiirtit, the Herman are alone but
nut lai'Mng in allies. The allies them;
xrlves brought the Oerinan allies the I
Jiritu'lples of penee. The allies andi))(
their nssoeiatc are out pointed to
R'ree to a penee of jnstiep without vio- !
I e, In Noveni'lier, I!H . Neen-tary
I United States And England
Fledge Protection To France
(Continued on page three)
New York, May 7. (United
Press.) Official . announcement
of the ugrepmcnt of the United
States and Kngland to come, to
the aid of Prance in tlio event
of i;n attack liv Germany whs
made, through the committee on
public, information ncre tofiny
"In addition to tho securities
afforded in the treaty of peace,
the president of tho United
Stall's has pledged himself to
propose to the senate of the
United States, and the prime
minister of (Ireat Britain has
pledged himself to promise to
the parliament of (Ireat Britain
in engagement, subject to tho
approval of the council of the
leai'ue of nations, to come inime-
diately to thp assistance of
France in case of unprovoked
attack bv Oerinanv. "
When B. C. Miles, former secretary
of the KpauUling Logging commny
stepped out on the front porch of his
home at DO:! Court street about "
o'clock this morning, he noticed a ptwh
baby cart carefully placed at one side
of the entrance. And upon investigation
he found in the cart, a baby fast asleep.
An Mrs. Miles is not at homo, and not
knowing the proper procedure under
such circumstances, he at once notified
the police of the abandoned baby. An
officer was at once sent to the Miles
I home and the baby brought to the po
I lice station.
As evidence that the baby had been
; deliberately abandoned there was found
I in tho push curt packed carefully
around the little girl an extra woolen
i sweater of fine qunlity, four baby blan
ikets of fine wool, two bottles of milk
I with nipple on each bottle, an extra
! white skirt, two teddv bears, fine wnol-
4:en cap and an extra white skirt of ex-
n.ntnrtnl K.mi.i;?ii1tir tiling Am.
All Troops Except
Home By August 1
Washington, May 7. Practically the entire American
u my, except the army of occupation- probably will have
left France in August, Secretary of War Baker stated
' The little c'fl appeared to be about
rne and one-half years old and when
brought to the police station proceeded
to make herself at home. Mio w as well
dressed in rather expensive clothes.
I When asked is she wanted to nee
her mamma or papa, she did not re
I spend to thp n'irees and did not sp
1 pear to be worrir d by the absence of
any one. She hns light hair, large blue
lexnressive eyes ttnd tppenrs about l.s
i months old. Her complexion is rath
er ;,ale iYoii nting that she had not
j I i.iyed on i' dnr.is Her eyes are rather
! large and let '! ii i.rt.
In in. iition to the wardrobe provided
in the go-cut, Iw.i paste board bv.es
of rather large size were f.mnd nbij
side the ca".. la wie of these boxen
was found additions to the little one's
This consisted of an extra Ian sweat
(Continued on page five)
will !so receive various buildings,
warehouses, hos;ittils, bsrrnrss a-nd
schools which l.ave bern nwi f the
Complete Separation Planned.
Lieutenant General Liggett, Baker
said, has relieved Major Genera Dick
nina as cooimanrler of the army of oceu-
Shin movements havp been o rapid,
lie said, that all but E small working
force, which, it may be necessary to
maintain in Prance, should have sailed
for the United States by that time.
'ornplete separation of the army of
Occupation from that pr.rt of the army
was is in Prance will be pffpeted Sliort
lv. Baker. He stated also that because
of the aiii'cea fif tl,p piliu-nf innnl it., i
tent in effect in the A. E. P., tec lutnre j l",,"m-
development of the permanent army inj complete Hue of communication to
the United States will be half along j the army of occupation is to be main
military lines i.nd half along ennenvion-; t;um , : tj1P future from Antwerp and
Hi lines, so that the army will be the ' Uot'erdam to the Khine region. Baker
-Sest Point of the enlisted man." jexpbinid. This will mean complete sep
Llquui&tion IS Euahed. ratio of th.' tinny o, m-crion from
B,-.ker told also of the American li-.flie A. E. P. in Prance,
oxidation commission in Europe no! K rimval of the annv of occupation,
working to dispose of hunffrei 01 roll-,),,. .,;, cftPr treatr negotiations are
lions of dollars worth of American cnmoleted, will be onlv a question of
niiiipment, buildings and supplies. ships.
The secretary said he went to France, The . millionth man to embark from
puneipallv to look over the worn ol yie 'France for home, Baker said, should be
lio.uidr.tion commission. i abnsrd shin this month. As for the men
Permanent important improvements.' in the armv of occupation, onlv enlisted
Soma o' th' speakers who pretend t'
be so Jealous o' th'
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PRESIDENT WOODROW WILSON
Treaty Session Sidelights
Paris, May 7 (United Press.)-.
Premier Orlando and Foreign Min
ister Sennlno, the Italian dele
gates, arrived here from Some
shortly after 10 o'clock this morn
ing. Orlando lmmediently went into
conference with the other mem
bers of the "big four."
Versailles May 7 (United
Press) Premier Clemenceau was
the first delegate to arrive for
the peace conference. He reached
the Trianon Palace hotel at 2:20
Preeldent Wilson "rrlved at
The president was followed by
the Italian delegates.
Versailles, May 7 (United
Press) The plenary session of the
peace conference, in which the
Gern'aus receive the treaty, con
vened at 3:10 p. m.
The German delegates arrived
just six minutes before the meet
ing w called to order.
Treaty Terms In Brief
Germany restores AIai'ei.orr,iinc to
Germany accepts internationalization
of the Saar basin temporarily.
The treaty provides that:
Old Agreements Stand
Germany shall lie bound to accept
any agreement reached with her form
Promulgates the league of ration.
Danzig permuiientlv internationalis
ed. !ermaiiy agrees to territorial chang
es toward liclgHim anil Denmark, and
in past Prussia.
Germany cedes most of upper Silesia
Germany renouncis all her territor
ial and political rights outside of Eu
roe. Germany recognizes total independ
ence if Gorman Au'tria, ( juho Slo
vakia and Poland.
Germs a army reduced to 110,000
men, including offic
Any German violation of conditions
pertaining to the IMiInc zone consti
tutes an act of war.
German navy redoceil to six battle
hip, six light cruisers and twelve tor
pedo Imals, with no anbniarires.
German navy personnel to consist of
not over l'i,0O0.
All other war vessels must be sur
rendered or destroyed.
(formally forbidden to build forts
controlling the Baltic.
All Heligoland fortifications must
Kiel canal to be open to all nations.
Germany must surrender her four
teen submarine cghlea.
Germany's naval and military air
forces abolished after October 1.
(iprmanv to accept full responsibil
ity for nil damages to allied and as
sxiatcd governments and nationals.
Damage Claims Big
Germanv mnst reimburse all civilian
.damages beginning with an initial pay-
Ratification Of Peace Treaty
and Passage of Appropria
, tions Chief Issues.
Washington, May 7. A call for congress to meet in
special session May 19 was made by President Wilson
Receipt of the president's cable issuing the call was
announced at the White House todav hv Swrpt.arv
The date set for reconvening congress probably means
that President Wilson will not be here at the opening session.
ISH." -Germany, drunk with
success, defied the whole world
by torpedoing the Cunard liner
Lusitanin without wanting.
The lio-s of 1I.H civilians, In
cluding women and children,,
ehun'od American public, opin
ion from neutrality to hatred
of the Germans and paved the
way for American intervention
III I!) Germ'nny 's revolution
ary government, which succeed
ed the kuiser and other authors
i f the war, received the terms
of the peace treaty, which re
duce Germnny to a third rale
power and forever etuis the
menace of Prussian militarism.
The proclamation of the president for
the special session announced by becra
tury Tumulty was:
' 'Whereas, public interest require1
that the congress of tho United States
should be convened In extra session at
12 o'clock noon on the nineteenth of
May, ll'lll, to receive such communica
tions as ninv he made by the executive.
"Now, tlft-refore, I, Woodrow Wilson,
president of the United Btutes of America-,
do hereby proclaim and declare that
an extraordinary occasion rcqmirs tho
congress of tho United States to con
vene in extra session at the capitol la
the Disliict of Columbia on the nine
teenth dnv of May, 1910, at 12 o'clock
noon, of which all persons who shall be
nt that time entitled to set as niem-
j hers thereof me hereby required to take
"Given under mv hand and seal of
(Continued on page two)
Rest At Versailles
( onsenpttnn within German tcrntor-' ment of 2n OoO.tKiO.OW marks.
ies abolished. ! Subsequent payments in reparation
All German forts for fifty kilometers , to be securer! by a bond issue approv
east of the Khine razed. jed by the reparation commission.
All 6mportn'ir.r!, exportation ind Germany must pav shipping dnmazes
(nearly all frudmtion of war materials ! ton for ton.
By Fred S. Ferguson
(United Press Staff Correspondent)
Versailles, May 7. The Germans receive the terms
;.f peace this afternoon, the fourth anniversary of the
sinkingof the Lusitania. -
Four years ago Germany challenged civilization by
torpedoing the Cunard liner without warning, killing 1,154
civilians. Today she learns the price she must pay in
finances, territory and loss of national prestige. Hen pen
alty in blood already has been exacted.
belection of Versailles as the setting , Premier Lloyd George and the other
for this world drama is significant In: British representatives. Next to the
that lienrlv half a eentnry ago the mod-! Americans are the French delegates,
ern empire was born here at the eonclu-jwith Marshal 'Foch in their midst. The
sion of the Franco Prussian war, Ger -I other delegations include tse pleaipo-
dream of world domination be-1 tentisries of Italy, Belgium, Greece,
gan and ended in Versailles.
The ceremony of presenting the trea
ty to the Germans takes place in the
Trianon Palace hotel.
The dining salon in which trie rleie-
Jupan, Portugul. Serbia, lini.ll, Ruman
ia, Poland, Czecho slovakia, China, Ki
am, Jtign sluvia, Panama, Cuba, Guate
mla, Nicaragua, Haiti and Honduras.
Forty five newspaper correspondents.
wouldn' last two blocks on th' rear end
o' a street car. Knowin' when t go
such a drn ks mi l railroad additions. f,.r the duration of the war, they are to on about your business after sfaakin'
ore ti be taken over by Prance. Krtincpii. relieved by replacements, he said. 'hands with someone is a fine thing.
Occupation to Continue
Allied occupation of parts of Ger
many to continue until reparation
Germany must devote her economic,
resources to rebuilding devastated regions.
(Continued on page four)
gates gr.the, is entirely gluss on three including five Germans, hae seats at
sides. Green covered tables in the form the right side of the room. Mrs. Wilson
of a hollow square stand in the midde ocrupies a chair direetlv behind Clero
of the room, with smaller red topped enrcsii.
table ranged along the waits for the j Tho phraseology, as well as the text
secretaries. Premier Clemenceau sits at ,f the treaty, it is stated, will satisfy
the head of main table, facing the Oer-(the most ardent "German hater."
mans at the foot. IWhen the text is published it will be
1'resident Wilson and the other Anier found that in substance it does not dif
iean delegates Secretary Lansing, Col f,.r radirr.ltv from its various outlines)
nnel House, Henry White and General : -
lliliss sit at his right. At his left are! (Cou'iaucd on pafe two)