Buffalo Evening News from Buffalo, New York on December 12, 1918 · 1
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Bui1 Evening N THE WEATHER. EWS. " Partlr cloudy tonight tad Friday. j probably rain. Xt much change. Tb lowest tonight, about 81 deg. Moderate westerly winds. . VOL LXXI. NO: 53. TWENTY-SIX PAGES. BUFFALO, N. Y., THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12, 1918. TWENTY-SIX PAGES. PRICE TWO CENTS. , in tr n FINAL EDITION ;x mm iS DEFEATED 1 Germany's Best Fighting Troops Swear Allegiance to Chancellor, Giving Him a Big Advantage Over Forces Led by Liebknechl. ALLIES' ADVANCE . NEARLY COMPLETED Occupation of German Territory Under Terms of Armistice Carried Out, With Exception of Few Points on the Rhine River. ZURICH, Dec. 12. German-reactionaries, who have refused to recognize the workmen and soldiers' councils, arc reinforcing other reactionaries in the region; of Berlin, it was reported here f today. When they have gained j -sufficient strength it is possihle they will march on the capital. .; In the meantime the Spartacusj group and Ebert supporters are arming. Both factions have accused each other of receiving Bolshevik monev. This may explain the dilatory tactics displayed by j Kbert and Haa.se toward the,' Spartacus group. T secto? Cable front London Timrs. (Copyrtffht by Philadelphia Public Ledger and Buffalo EVENING NEWS.) OMSK, Dec. 12. The Russian anti-Bolshevik ? troops liae dedicated the Bolshevik forces which threatened Ekaterinburg, taking 1000 prisoners and much booty, Unly Russian troops were en gaged. " . , " " " ' The position of the anti-Bol shevik forces in the Urals looks better. The Czechs are awaiting: the arrival of Stefanik, their minister of war. LONDON, Dec. 12 (British Wireless Befvlce). The British advance guards have entered Bona and have taken possession of the bridge over the Rhine. ' - Bona Is situated on the left bank of the Rhine, 15 miles southeast of Cologne and between that city and Coblenz where American troops are (Continued on page 2, column 2) "WASHINGTON. Dec. 12. Appropriations to provide a navy for the United States by 1925 as large as that of any other country was urged today by Admiral Badger, of the general board of the navy . before the house naval committee. LENINE'S DEPUTY TO SPREAD BOLSHEVISM IN BUDAPESt RPTTMR Flee 1? --RnWnvalrv T A- man Doisnevut envoy at tfuuapeat, where he is probably preparing a campaign in the. Magyar republic, in Transylvania and In the Balkans. TROOPS -PROPOSES Hr 1 -NMEQITO' I ANY AFLOAT Legless, A rmless, They Smile as They Reach "God's Country" RetuminffSoldiSoHelplessWith Wounds, Joyous as ; Home 6131 Bprcial to tht A't NEW YORK, Dee. 12. Battle-ncarred men of the great war continued to pour In yesterday, four transports coming to port with 6131 men. , Ther wr the "tin fish" hunters Of the navy, Rhine brldgers, trench bombers, "big ben" shooters, school boy soldiers, artisans and millionaires all Pershing's or Sims' boys. The British Ascanius brought 1474, , The Ariatic, flying the Red Merchant ensign of Britain instead of the man o' war flag for the first time In many moons, 2299; the AmeH?an Calamares, 1487, and her sister, Tonadores, (182. In addition, 1213 were landed In Ho- FIRES SHOT TO FRIGHTEN SUPPOSED BURGLAR, KILLS SPRINGVILLE OFFICER 1 -1 Tineent Sbtt. YOUTH TIRES AT PRIM, KILLS Ml Henry Block of Springville Shot Dead by Vincent Sixt, Who Claims Officer. Mi-taj(en for Burglar Did Not Answer Challenge. . -u. -- . Henry Block, town marshal of jgpririgviiie. shot and instantly killed in the rear yard of the hofflej of Fred Slit in Springvllfe last mld-i night Vincent Sixt, an 18-year-old youth, who fired the shot in an effort : to frighten away someone who he thought was trying to enter a smoke- house where several hams were hanging, is being detained by the Bheriff. Shortly before midnight Sixt and his son, Vincent, were awakened by a- noise in the smokehouse. They opened a rear window and several pans were heard rattling in the smokehouse. Vincent hurriedly dressed and grabbing a .22 calibre rifle, went into the back yard and he says he heard someone walking In the dark. "I called for the person to stop," said the boy in the sheriff's office this morning. "I called a second and a thirds-time and there was no answer. Mired my rifle into the air to frighten away the person and as I did t heard something fall.. I went up to the place where I heard the noise and 1 Baw a man lying there. We called a doctor and the man was dead." The medical examiner says the bullet entered Block's heart and he was probably Instantly killed. He was 45 years old and married. Sixt was brought to the sheriff's office this morning. An Investigation is being made. No charge has been placed against the youth. Assistant District- Attorney Hof-heins thiB.noon questioned, Viqcent Sixt and the boy's father about the shooting. After the examination the assistant district attorney said he was convinced no crime had been committed. He directed the sheriff to take the boy before a justice of the peace in Springville, where the case will be disposed or. "I believe it was an accidental shooting," said Hofhelns. Xew ;"FlEWIte5r'3i j wiuy-iBiii new raRPs or lnriuensa and three deaths from the malady were reported to the department of health up until noon today. Children on A nival Come in Day. boken earlier In the morning from the Kroonland, which had .steamed Into the lower bay Tuesday night ' , The overdue hospital ship Mercy, which la bringing 398 wounded men from France, arrived at Quarantine at sundown last night. She docked la Hobnken about 8 o'clock this morning. The' Merry put Into Bermuda on account of the heavy -weather. Two of the wounded men died at sea. Neither the rain, hall nor fog which blurred the settings as the transports came up the bay, dampened the spirits of the men. First the Kroonland moved up (o her IJoboken dock. (Continued on Page 13, Column J.) I t H -it. I I EM jo- I if it "" l W mm TROOPS REMAIN L01 TO GOVERIENT Workmen Incline to Bolshevism, and Deserters Are Their Allies; But Armed Forces Are Supporting the Ebert-Hasse Regime L..:. EBERT DODGES MOVE TO FORCE REPUBLIC Refuses to Accept of- Reject Nomination for Presidency Until After Consultation With Colleagues in Admin istration? Bptrial Cuhle from Londvn T imrs. (OoyHsht bv-Phllad!rhh. PuMic Tedser ana Mn.raio Epai.vii kkws.) STOCKHOLM, Dt. 12. The various reports of what took place! in Berlin last Friday are alnjost as: confused as me evennjmeHrseives. y several columns of soldiers and sailors with rifles marched in the afternoon to the reichskanzel, where a leader named Spero made a 'speech,' demanding that the national assembly be summoned December 20, and; that the executive committee of the Berlin workmen and - soldiers' council no longer be allowed to interfere with the government. i In conclusion, he declared "With your support and strength in which lies knowledge, I speak for the whole nation. I herebv declare .Comrade Ebert the first president of the Ger-' man social republic. ' Amid frantic cheering and rolling drums, Ebert appeared and addressed the gathering. Having refjerred to the seriousness of the present political economic crisis, he appealed tor unity and order, ., ,' .; jl .-. i The conduct of affairs, be jdeclared, "uiust be kept firmly lh lo hands t( the imperial government. We are sincerely, endeavoring to op-operate wiui iue ; worKutcn ana , aoiuuers councils in whose bands the actual power . Ilea. We also have icomo to an agreement with the executive com' ml t tee of the Berlin council, and if difficulties arise, there must be no attempt to intervene fromj outside. You must leave it to us. In regard to your urgent demand for summon- ing the national assembly, you forget (Continued on Page 13, Coljumn 1) IS TO M TO Lieutenant Edward Smith of La Salle Suffers tured Arm, Fhc- NEW YORK, Dec. 12. Bdirne on stretchers or hobbling on crutches, 396 more wounded soldiers landed on Yankee soil again today from the United -States hospital ship Mercy. The vessel reached quarantine last night from Bordeaux and docked this forenoon. ' Notwithstanding mutilations, unhealed wounds and long suffering, there was scarcely a soldier among them who did not have a cheery coun tenance and a tale to tell, proudly but modestly, of "how we licked the Huns." "Yes, we had a devil of a time at Belleau woods," said Private William Rhodes of the Fifth Marines, whose home is at Hawthorne, N. J. "It was the fineet sport in the world. 1 have read about men raving about big game bunting, but that Bport has nothing on bunting German machine-gun nests like we did In Belleau woods." Among (he wounded aboard of the Mercy were Private .Thomas Pillburn of Troy. N. Y.. Fifth Marines, who re ceived three- shrt;pn woimtfr WtW Champagne front October 25; Lieutenant Edward Smith of La Salle, N. Y.. 6lst gun company, who received a fractured arm In the Argonne battle, and Captain- Wardlaw Miles, 308th infantry, formerly a professor of English at Princeton, N. J university, wounded In the right asm and leg while leading his company across the Aisne river. LONDON', Dec. 12. In consequence of the support he ia receiving from the Prussian guards, newly arrived in Berlin, Tremier Ebert Is taking a stlffer attitude toward the Spartacan group, the special correspondents in Copenhagen of the London newspapers are advised. The proletariat must be prepared for the worst," the Red Flag, organ ot the Spartacus faction, Is guoted a saying. A dispatch to the Dally Mall from Copenhagen says the Ebert govern ment, feeling Its position Is becoming stronger, evidently has decided upon sharp measures against the Sparta-cans. The offices of the Spartacan crganlztion underwent an examination Tuesday by , government forces, the Mall's advices add, and arrests are expected. EBERTJIDDPTS STRONGER OLD DECKS OF CARDS . WANTED AT FORT PORTER FOR MEN IN HOSPITAL You probably have to old deck of cards lying idle in yoar home. Do you wUb to make them bring oy into the hearts of convalescent aoldien at Fort Portr? The boys at baae hospital at Fort Porter are having a bar4 time finding something to do to tfceir spare time to keep tbelr mloda off thiir ailment. The boys are entertained from time to time with Ingera and vaudeville artiste, but moat pt the day they either tell each ober tales of their experiences over there or juit, ait and brood ever their distress. It ts sugKflted that al! who bava old derks of -srds and others who winh to buy new decks for the boys at Fort Porter run Fend them to the tredleal supply officer. Base hospital i, Fort Porter, The boys tan then enjoy a game of 6ti, rum, euchrf, pedro and the multitude of other games that ran be played with rards. GERMAN s ran IBIS Military Organization Wreck-' ed Beyond Repair People . at Home Desire Only Peace and Business Hostilities Revival Impossible. - By WALTER DURANTY. Upecial Cable to the Jfw. (Copyright, 1, by the New York Tlme com pany, lor Un Buffalo EVENING NEWS PARIS, Dec 12. What has most struck me since my arrival In Paris irom occupied uermany Is the recur rence of the same question: "Well, is it really finished? Is there any chance of the Boche beginning again?" If I have heard it once 1 have heard It 50 times, frequently from Americans or British and on the lips of French people almost without exception. At first it seemed frankly ridiculous that such an idea could ba entertained, but the constant repetition of it demanded attention. ' . Whatever may be the reasons from which tlie query may arise, 1 can an swer It with certainty, based not only on an Investigation of all sides of civil and military opinion In occupied Germany, but on nine months' close association with the French in the conduct of military operations from the time of the Bpring disasters to the end of the victorious campaign. . There ie no danger whatever of Ger-many rpnpening hnBtlHtiett : To begin with, an attempt is utterly hopeless from a military standpoint. Even a Prussian captain of a shock division with whom I talked admitted readily that the French army alone could smash them without difficulty. It cannot be too widely or too thoroughly understood that the Germans asked for an armistice on any terms the allies wanted because they were defeated In the war. .There had not yet been a colossal debacle, but the (Continued on page 4, column 3) " BUFFALO BARGES LAST THROUGH ERIE CANAL ALBANY, Dec. 12 Navigation on the barge canal came to a close today when a fleet of grainy laden government barges from Buffalo were locked through at Waterford this morning, since last saturaay me trip was made through Ice ranging from two to four mchea thick in th3 canal- iied Mohawk river. Tugs were em ployed to break a way. The total tonnage carried on 'the canal this season will be about 1,165,-000, slightly less than last year, but of greater value than last year's shipments. Jeers find r Hisses ruyu ui vviuiumuiK uubi Mocking Dutch People, Writes Attend- ' , ' ant of Refugee Special Cable from London Tlmti. (Copyright by Philadelphia. Public Lodger and Buffalo KVt.NINO NEWS.) THE HAGUE, Dec. JL 'The flight ot WHliam the Last" Is the title Vor-waerts gives to the following descrip tion written by the kaiser's own at- "On- Tuesday, October 29,' at J:30 P, M I received from the castle an order to come Immediately. I started, and, suspecting something approach ing departure, I took the necessary papers for the Journey. When I ar rived at the castle 1 received a com mission to prepare with the personnel appointed to etart at 11 o'clock that night for Spa In a Wmrt train. 1 ranged provisions for 10 days from the castle's war store where enormous treasures ot food ot every description had been stocked and had them packed Into the court train. On October 30, at i P. M. we en tered Spa. The kaiser, with nil suite of 15 gentlemen and 45 servants, con tinued to reside In ths train. "On November 8, the kaiser under took a Journey to ths front at Alosst- nord, Belgium.- We left this station after rotat delay. Had we remained iv minium more we snouia ni both i no more, for 10 minutes after the court train's departure (the kaiser and some 1 10 minutes more we should hsvt been I ,i ...... , ! , IWPWI III MMSSa J First Picture of Armistice Negotiations j Djlf oHllIu remicirw - Kiiii d AS 'UNDEFEATED Miwli k IK! : LA .4 A ' It SM If!' I . WiVHh ! VM1 mum ; . :w i; iv"" This picture shows the Gemnan the morning of November 8th. Those in the picture are: (1) Marshal Foch, (2) Admiral Wemyss, British navy; American delegates unidentified; (4) General Weygand; the allied delegates. (5) M. Erzberger, (6) General. von Gundell; (7) General von Winterfield, and (8) Count Oberndorgg, the German delegates. This Is a reproduction of a drawing made by an official French artist on the scene. No photographs were made of this historic event Praises Tribute to-UISI4rMktiMar 1 IT T..l1 nu.iuu.iu n. uuuvr, of "Evening News" at Address Before Rotary Club Lauds Friendship. Edward H. Butler, editor and publisher of the EVENING NEWS, ' was the speaker at .the-., Rotary club luncheon in the Statler 'hotel this noon. - He told of his recent trip to ungiana ana r ranee as a memoer or the party of American newspaper publishers and editors who were the guests of the British ministry of Information. 1 In the course of his talk, Mr. ButKi utRnJ discussed the English attitude towarrtisi'reciation. Imofimn, XI a. nnlntul in nrh a h a called "the wonderful hospitality" ac- corded to the party, declaring the English could have done nothing more it they had spent 50 years planning the event. To show the attitude of such leading Britons, he read from speeches made by Balfour,and Lord Northeliffe. in which they paid high tribute to America and its part in the war. To show the attitude of the people, of the man on the street in the cities and villages throughout the nation, he recited fwo Incidents which occurred to Harry Kirkover of this city. whom Mr. Butler met in London. Relate Patriotic Incident. Mr.-Kirkover was walking along the Strand one day when a civilian Eng lishman stopped him and offered him two tickets for one of the principal theaters. Mr. Kirkover "explained he would be unable to use the tickets as he had a previous engagement for the evening. The man insisted, however, that he take the tickets and present them to some other American officer. "This Is the only way I have of showing my ecp appreciation of what America Is doing for me as an' Englishman," the man said. The. other incident Mr. Butler re- A ttend b ormet Kaiser. of his suite had left In motor cars), the station was bombed by French airmen and completely ruined, also a munition transport ' and a hospital train full ot sick and wounded. "On the return Journey we saw six enemy airmen still above our train, bar we were lucky as they had thrown all their bombs at the station. ' "When-wmtlrtied t(i"Spa"arnoon of November 4 we were Informed that we should leave that evening for Berlin. Our Joy wae great, but things tamed out differently, The kaiser had not complied with the request of the general staff to retire from Spa as quickly as possible, as bis presence occasioned fears of the worst, hut he" took np bis quarters at Villa Fronense, where he previously had lived. "I had to contend with all sorts of things because the couriers who rhould have brought new fresh pro visions, meat, game, vegetables, etc.. from Berlin had not arrived. What was I to do? 1 told a court official he must see that the necessary provisions were obtained. This was done to ft limited extent Decide on Flight, On -Saturday, November 9. at 6 P. , ,Ka ii r f ' w rclv "ewi ,he tr,ln th (Continued on rage 13, Column 4.) delegates being received by Marshal of British T? JlL J L z,uuur unu ruuiibiivr lated occurred to Mi. Klrkover jn an English ' village where' troops "were billeted.-The offjee-rs were unable to secure accommodations in a hotel so they yent to a private house An elderly lady came tor them and cared for their' wants. She re fused to take any pay, saying that she owea a great aeot ot gratitude to Americans and that she was glad of a' an opportunity of, showing .her ap- Mr. Blltler told hl)W the l.nnrlnn theater managers one night each week provide a tree entertainment tor Amer-ican officers and soldiers and how the National Sporting club makes each Wednesday night "American night," offering entertainment for American officers and men. The spirit among French leaders and (Continued on page 22, column 6) U.S, i elegations Representing Na tionwide Organizations Urge Action by House. WASHINGTON, Dec. 12. Immediate action by the bouse foreign af fairs committee on a resolution providing that American delegates to the peace conference be requested to support the right of freedom, Independence and self determination of Ireland, was urged today by 21. delegations representing Irish organizations from all sections of the country. Rev. Father F. X. McKay of Chi cago said thousands of Irish sym pathizers this week were pleading for APPOINTMENT ARCHBISHOP OF NEW YORK DENIED ROME, . Pec. 11 (Delayed).-iThe archbishop of New York has not yet ifieicanrQdav: r,ta,d, pt enedlct t he selection of a successor onnbidora I to the late Cardinal Farley so important that he will communicate his choice to the consistory before It is publicly, announced. While rumors of the appointment of Bishop Hayes of New York to the post were denied In competent Vatican circles. It was declared that a definite oecislon has- been reached to select the new archbishop from among' Car dinal Farley a auxiliaries, for the purpose of making it unnecessary to cfr feet, s, -general transfer of - American bishops. Meat. Schleffelln Returns. Among the passengers on the tran. port Calamares, -which reached . New York yesterday, was Lieutenant John Jay Schleffelln, U. S. N.. of New York. He was one of the Yale men that trained for the avlntlon section of the navy in buffalo. They had their ramp at the foot of Jersey street. Lieutenant Sohleffelln was cited by Admiral Kims and the British admiralty for bombing a German euhmarine In the English channel August 1 from an airplane. . 4 -. Car, Repairer Crashed fo Death. Chester Ames. 4g years old. cur n-Valrer employed by the International' Railway company, vias cniehed between two cars in the Peneea street barns this morning. Me died this afternoon at tile Kmeritenry hoepltal. Arnsa lived at Wt Wllrlwood avenue. ear fw Ml erop nf mH, Mailt MS Delaware evttuh FtloW Copyri hr bv International Film Servtca. Foch in his private car at Rethondes on IIIUL lllllll I U HOB It ! I Naval Vessels Will Form Lane of Honor- as President's Ship Enters Brest. Harbor Tomorrow Conferences at a Standstill. ' - BREST, France, Dec. 12. The George Washington, bearing President Wilson and his party, was- 600 miles cut from Brest when she last reported by wireless, at midnight. The big steamer was making only 15 knots an hour owing to the heavy seas, but was expected to arrive on schedule Friday afternoon as the result of her shortened course. The present weather is anything but fitted for a celebration, but Friday falls on the 13th, the president's lucky -somber, and Americans here are bet ting it will clear up. According to present plans. Wilson will come ashore between 1 and 3 o'clock tomorrow afternoon., A delegation of Socialists, headed bv Albert Thomas, Mayor Godde of Brest and others win greetThTm when he lands. Previously he will be welcomed aboard the George Washington by foreign Minister Pichon, Marine Minister Leyguei and Andre Tardieu. Colonel House, General Bliss, Gen eral Pershing, Admiral Benson and Admiral Wilton will also board the steamer to exchange greetings prior (Continued on Page 13. Column 5.) . Cardinal Gibbons Decorated. ROME, Dec. 12. Cardinal Gibbons of Baltimore has been decorated by King Victor Emanuel as a grand knight of the Order or the Corwn of Italy. FlfiH l.'j PEACE $10,000,000 Damage Wrought : By Huns in Belgian Plant " tablishment Ruined or Carried Away By Devastating Germans. . ; By CHARLES DAWBORN. Kpeeial Cable to the Atr. (Copyright, 118, by the New York TIoim rotn pany. (or the Buffalo EVENING NEWS. I LIEGE, Belgium. Dec. 12. I visited the giect Corkerlll plant at Seralng near Liege. It Is the largest englneer-inr'WriWrn "Tn" Betgidro " and was lounded 100 years ago. In normal times it employs 10,000 hands, including nearly 10,000 miners, for the company extracts coal from Its estate for its own furnaces. . . The area covered bv the works Is immense and the multitude of buildings present the appearance of a town. Practically all the heavy goods that steel and iron can produce are made there locomotives, bridges, rails and girders, machine tools end even cannon. An Interesting thing about Cock-trlli's Is that the raw material Is taken In in the shape of ore and fashioned Into the finished article. Thus the plant was particularly complete and one of the best type to convert tho crude mineral by the Bossemer process Into shining rails and dull sr-roored cupolas. s Now not an Ingot of steel cm be made at Corkerill's. for the Germans with devlilsh ingvuiulty have dismantled the essential machinery, and1 Soldiers From Front Are Hailed as Conquerors on Entrance Into the Prussian Capital H u g e Throng Givesociferous Welcome GERMANY DRIFTING TOWARD CHAOS Confusion Increases Daily Newspapers Despair of the Government Being Able to Maintain Itself -r- Interven tion by Allies EavoxacL. - By JOSEPH HERRINGS. Special C&ble to the Hewe. (Copyright. IMS. by toe New York Times r pany. (or the Buffalo EVENING NEWS.) BERLIN, Dec. 10 (Via Copenhagen, Dec. Tl). When In March the -great German offensive began, Ludendorff overshadowed everybody In Germany, even the kaiser. "What is his males- ty doing? ... What has become of Wll- helm?" the loyal used to ask. 1 was told at that time, that the kaiser was spending many hours at headquarters, planning his triumphal entry Into . Berllm-wtricA ae-epectedjritb.U3L . few months. . He was constantly arranging and rearranging the procession, especially the head of It, formed by himself and his victorious generals and paladins, in all their traditional splendor. To this the kaiser's inventive brain added many new and surprising features, which with- much artistic instinct and gaudy colors the Imperial hand de picted on sheet after sheet, which, when strung together, gave a complete view of the great spectacle. This noon the great spectacle actually came off. but how different 1t was from Kaiser Wllhelm's plans. Seen from, the Hotel Adlon, the Pariser-Platz presented . an extraordinary, richly colored and gay spectacle, despite the absence of imperial pomp and magnificence. It had been raining lightly all the morning, but the rain ceased toward noon, and women, despite the dirty streets, came out In their gayest clothes. - From the Adlon s windows one saw more of the many-colored , caps of (Continued on page 10, column 3.) OF Mil ABMISTIGE PARIS. Dec. 12. Negotiations for the prolongation of the German armistice began today at Treves, Rhenish Prussia. The Matin says that the German armistice delegates have re quested that the allies retnfoiwtheir troops at certain points in order to aid the German authorities In maintaining quiet. Famous Coffee cn Sale Here. In the Stoddart Brothers" advertisement appearing in Wednesday evening's NEWSj a typographical error made i.t appear that tile famous Su perba brand f coffee, regular price 33 rents a pouni, would be sold Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the rats of three poundu for 67 cents, ThrM pounds are offered at the bargain price of 75 cents, or one pound at 2S cents. This coffee is freshly roasted daily. . either smashed it np or carried it off to Germany.- The destruction caused must represent at least $10,000,000. It is melancholy to see the magnificent workshops which a few years ago were humming with life and activity dol-., turned , ijnt--tleser' -aiid7" entirety stWed- of their machines and, tool ana who every Difror belting gone. Ths blast furnaces which were ths pride of Cockerill's have been put out of action by rude, malevolent means The rolling mills have been elthei destroyed or taken away." A favoriUt method wss to drop heavy weights oc j the machinery from a rolling crana ;l As one of the -directors explained U me the Germans deliberately aimed al crippling Belgian Industry for severs! years to come so as to enable theli Own mills and factories to eapturi markets. Belgian opinion here declares thai compensation must be sought In th seizure of German machines in tier many, as otherwlMe Belgian product! ot will be hopelessly handicapped for lorn years. Nor can money cover the dam age, for there is loss of market bll the Installation In being made. .Massacre was the 1!14 method f tho Germans; iratematlc dentruetlen cf machinery was that of 1918. 1.

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