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30.The three majority parties in the reichstag at a meeting on Satur-. See Doom of Kaisers 1 1 in Surrender of Balkan All COMPLETE CONTROL OF BULGARIA GIVEN TO ALLIED ARMIES day arrived at an agreement look-' St. Quentin Flanked. kmericans Go Into Hindenburg Line to Slay Foes. 64 ing to the formation of a pEalia- mentary government with a re- More Towns Taken sponsible ministry, according to Berlin This is to be ac- by the Al hes.

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BULLETIN. Chicago Tribane.New York Times Cable. Copyright: 1918.1 THE HAGUE, Sept. 30. The Ne-w Times corre spondent learns from a highly authoritative source that the Turkish government has al-1 ready asked for an armistice.

This has not been confirmed from any other source. BULLETIN. BASEL, Sept. 30. Cholera has broken out in Berlin, according to advices received here.

There have been seven cases, of which six were fatal. are growing indications that German armies are preparing to make a retirement from northern France. One reason for the belief is the speed of the German retreat before the Belgian-British forces in the Ypres district. The chief remaining reason for holding on in Belgium is the control of the submarine basesZeebrugge and Ostend. BULLETIN.

Washington, D. Sept. American troops have maintained Ind consolidated their newly captured positions from the Meuse to the Aisne in the face of counter Etacks and heavy artillery bomtardment, Gen. Pershing reported tonight. VITH ANIERICAN ARMY ON THE ST.

QUENTIN SECTOR, Sept. 30, 4:30 p. tn. By the Associated Inericans on this front have 'ten engaged in heavy fighting troughout the day. There was much hand to hand fghting, and large numbers of 6ermans have Hied by grenades and bombs dropped into their deep dugouts of the Hindenburg system.

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Friedrich von Payer, German imperial vice chancellor, has resigned, according to an Amsterdam dispatch to the Central News. ALLOWS HERTLIING TO OUT. AMSTERDAn Sept. von Hertling and Foreign Secretary von Hintze have tendered their resignations to the emperor, the Vossische Zeitung of Berlin says it understands. Emperor William has addressed the following to Count von Healing: "Your excellency has reported to me that you no longer lind yourself in a position to remain at the head of the government.

I will not hide from inyself your reasons and must with heavy heart deny myself your further cooperation. Hints at Reforms. "You are certain of the thanks of the -fatherland for the sacrifice you made in undertaking the chancellor's office in grave times and for the services you rendered. I desire that the German people shall more effectively than hitherto in deciding the fate of the fatherland. It is, therefore, my will that the 1 men who have been borne up by the people's trust shall, in a wide extent, cooperate in the rights and-duties of government.

I beg of you to continue to conduct the government's business and prepare the way for measures de! sired by me until I have found a successor for you." LoA-DON, Sept. mistice concluded -with garia by the entente alli.es is a purely military convention and contains no provisions of a political -ag' rees to evacuate all the territory she now occupies in Greece and Serbia, to demobilize her army and surrender (.11 means of transport to the allies. Bulgaria also will surrender her boats and control of nay. igation on the Danube and concede to the allies free passage through Bulgaria for the development of military operations. All Bulgarian arms and ammunition are to be stored under the control of the allies, to whomls conCeded the right to occupy all important strategic points.

The, Associated Press learns that military occupation of Bulgaria will be intrusted to British, French, and Italian forces and the evacuated portions of Greece and Serbia respectively to Greek and Serbian troops. The armistice means a com- tiletc military surrender and Bulgaria ceases to be a belligerent. All questions of territorial rearrangements in the Balkans were purposely omitted from the convention. The allies made no stipulation concerning king Ferdinand, his position considered an internal matter, one for the Bulgarians themselses to deal with. The armistice will remain in operation until a final general peace is concluded.

OM ACUTE! ALL "FLU" CASES QUARANTINED BY ORDER OF CITY SAYS AUSTRIA WAS BEHIND SURRENDER OF BULGARIA Dr. Franklyn Martin Appeals for Doctors to Combat Influenza. BULLETIN. BERLIN, Sept Lon-. German official communication this evening admits withdrawals in Flanders by the Germans east of Dizmude cad other places in Belgian Flanders, including the Wytschaete salient LONDON, Sept 30.Fresh victories were won by the allies on the sector between Cambrai and St.

Quentin and in Flanders today. Between Cambrai and St. Quentin the British smashed into the Hindenburg line on a front of eight miles to a depth of three miles. Thorigny, Le Tronquoy, and Gonnelieu were Captured. Fighting is going on in Cambrai.

St. Quentin is being flanked. The British are little over a mile from the center of St. Quentin. New Gains in Flanders.

In Flanders the British and Belgian armies have advanced for an average depth of five miles and a maximum depth of eight miles. A dispatch from the battle front says Roulers, thirteen Miles northeast of Ypres, has been captured by the Belgians. 1 Isolation of Victims Is Demanded; Ban on County Hospital. I PARIS, Sept. 30.Bulgaria, having I bigned an armistice of unconditional I surrender, is In the hands of the allied I armies tonight.

Through Bulgaria lead I the roads to Constantinople and Vienna. In an official statement tonight ant flouncing tat Bulgaria had accepted Iall the conditions which Gen. Tronchet d'Esperey presented in the name of the entente the French government said: No diplomatic negotiation actually In progress with Bulgaria and, consequentlY; no political conditions have been laid down for her." Two Months to Tell Story. With respect to the conditions of the armistice; it is added: These conditions have been submitted by Gen. Tronchet dEsperey to the allied governments.

which approved them. They are of purely military character, designed to guarantee In 'a complete manner the security and liberty of the allied army in the orient and to furnish every guarantee for the development of eventual peurparlere." The full military effects of Bulgaria's surrender will not be realized for two months or more. It will require this much time for the Bulgarian army to be demobilized. the railways, roads, and territories transferred to the allies, and a new war front effectively constituted on the Spells Doom in Germany. Germany is expected to offer some serious resistance to allied occupation of Bulgaria, and may attempt to turn Its former ally Into another Belgium.

Field Marshal Mackensen, who has been in command of ten divisions of German troops in Roumania, is reported to have reached Sofia, the Bulger capital. German troops also reached there Friday night, according to dispatches from Berlin. Military leaders saw tonight in the surrender of Bulgaria not only the end of the Mittel dream, but the doom of the central powers. Turkey ht Bad Shape. GREEK BANKER SHOT TO D-EATH ON NORTH SIDE $76, onl hiY! Foes Left in Dugouts.

la The Americans found it neces7 tary to dear tip portions of the Hindenburg through which ml 11- niev smashed their way. They advanced so quickly in their ation of yesterday that many Ger'''' tam were left in the dugouts, and 1,1) sme of these proved a Tenace. During the night the British atn' on the American's flank to-ate iqrds Vendhuile, to protect it, and 'his operation was entirely suc, essful. us The wcather today has been bad r. ior all operations the troops 'ought in rain, with a cold wind )Owing.

r. Hard Fighting in Day. IV I II THE AMERICAN NORTHWEST OF' VERDUN, Sept. the kssociated was early this morning by Pershing's troops after a fairly quiet night. Reports from every section of front indicate that the Germans intend to continue making a stand along' the present line in of going back to the Kriem- hilde line, although they, today, are making feverish efforts to strengthen that position.

641 la IA IJA 4711' 3i' le 0 AC Sk -otc, 593' 4 n. it 61, Tr: Dr. A. Augustus O'Neill, 407 Champlain avenue, chairman of the coin, mittee representing the Red Cross and Council' of National Defense in the Spanish influenza situation, late last night received an urgent appeal for doctors to fight the epidemic from Col. Franklyn H.

Martin, chairman of the general medical board at Washington, The telegram said: "Please send names of Illinois physicians for duty in public health service for service outside of Illinois. acute." Dr. O'Neill explained the compensation. "Physicians who respond to this call," he said, will receive the same pay as a captain in the a month and expenses. Doctors who wish to serve their country temporarily may call Randolph 7480, giving their names and addresses, or call in person at tha Red Cross offices in the Garland building.

Washington street and Wabash avenue." I in no way affects Macedonian hostilities which the allied armies will continue against Austria-Hungary. Turkey, and the Gerinan contingents sent to that locality. Balkan Stocks Boom. tEr CABLE TO TEE CHICAGO TRIBUNE. LONDON.

Oct. 1, 3 a. ITI.The Daily News says: The reemergence of Roumania if only in guerrilla warfare may confidently be anticipated, and it can hardly be doubted that Austria is privy to the Bulgarian surrender. -In any case that country is so eager for peace on any terms that it may be expected to welcome the Impetus which Bulgaria has given to the movement which so long has been engineered from Vienna." The Daily News says there is reason to believe King Ferdinand has been the chief agent in securing the armistice and it finds significance in the fact that both the king of Saxony and the king of Bavaria recently have been In Sofia and that Ferdinand himself is now In Vienna. These circumstances," it says, point to very formidable possibilities for Prussia.

They sdggest that the phase of the war that is now imminent may leave the Hohenzollern dynasty isolated with the lesser kings who have Veen its more or less unwilling fe.uclatories combined against it in order to save themselves from the disaster that now seems unavoidable. That would be a fitting overture to the final humiliation of despotism of Potsdam. There has been a tendency In this direction ever since the death of Emperor Francis Joseph and the catastrophic happenings of the last two months have now brought it to the surface." Nicolas Kyriapoulos, cashier of the Atlas Exchange National bank at Blue Island avenue and Halsted street, was shot and killed last night in front of a restaurant at 111 West North avenue. Peter Deneropoulos, part owner of the restaurant, did the shooting. lie claims Kyriapoulos and his own partner conspired to defraud him of about $30,000.

Deneropoulos and his partner, Peter Milialopoulos, own five restaurants throughout the state. After an argument in the lunchroom, Deneropoulos followed the banker outside and tired five shots into his body. Detective Sergeant Conrad Ottenger, standing on the corner. saw the shooting. Deneropoulos started up an alley and refused to halt at the policeman's order, whereupon Ottenger shot him through the left arm.

The banker was dead before the police could get him to HenrotIn hospital. He was 33 years old and lived at 550 Surf street. Deneropoulos is held at East Chicago police station. King Alfonso Ill with the Spanish Influenza 14 of r'' 1 atn ai UE 0.,11 is g. Vin 37s planc )1 I icts I i do a 4 raw': 4t, 72." St 44'' 113 CAO 1 3 136 g.A.

,2 A oni, EL cts i il. i 44' tv to ,1 Nl taken over by the city. Alice home, another hospital, was reported overflowing, and the federal authorities seized the home of John A. No lien, former president of Lake Forest college, as a base Dr. No lien Is in Italy doing war work and Mrs.

No lien was at the home on college campus, packing up preparatory to coming to Chicago for winter. She was given one hour to move out under orders of the commander of the student officers' training camp. In Lake Forest alone 170 cases were reported yesterday. Glencoe, in an effort to diminish danger of contagion, yesterday closed all of its schools for one week. Turkey is nest.

If she bas not already decided to ask peace she must do so soon. The allied armies now have an almost clear path to Adrianople, and thence to the Bosporus. The main armies of the sultan have been destroyed in Palestine. Turkey is believed to have only one army left in the Caucasus, and that only of minor strength. Bulgaria's defeat has come too suddenly to permit Turkey to organize a new defense.

MADRID. Sept. 30.There has been a considerable Increase in the number of cases of influenza here. King Alfonso is ill, but only slightly so. He has some fever and also is suffering from throat trouble.

Virtual quarantine for every case of Influenza in Chicago was ordered last night by Dr. John Dill Robertson, commissioner of health. Every victim of the disease is commanded to go to his home and stay there. No visitors are to be allowed. This order came quickly on the heels of the quarantining of Cook county hospital, where there are 260 eases.

sixty of which came in during the day. Also it followed the report of the West Side hospital that twenty-five of its nurses have been stricken and three are dead and the report of the Presbyterian hospital that forty of its nurses are ill with Influenza. Dr. C. St.

Clair Drake, director of the state deriartment of health, taking account of the situation. issued an order that during the epidemic all nurses aryl attendants at hospitals where there are influenza patients 'wear medicated masks. "Flu Cases Fill Hospitals. A report stating that the situation IS fast becoming acute was sent to Dr. Drake last night by Dr.

George C. Hunt, chief ambulance surgeon. The hospitals are fast filling up with influenza cases and it is feared the inroads on the personnel of the already war crippled institutions will create a grave crisis. Avoid overheated and poorly ventilated places of public assembly. Stay away from crowds.

Seek good air and shun bad air," is a warning of the board of health. A bulletin says: Influenza or la grippe is an epidemic disease. Infection is conveyed from person to person. Close contact with a. person having influenza is If you have influenza do not give it to others.

You will if you visit or come in near relationship with othv's." Federal Aid for Chicago. Dr. Robertson was in Washington yesterday conferring with federal health authorities. Experts probably will be sent to Chicago to aid the authorities here. Efforts also will be made to furnish a serum for use in combating the disease.

Since Saturday noon 198 new cases of influenza. with twenty-nine and fifteen deaths from pneumonia, have been reported in Chicago. Influenza made such inroads on Lake Forest that the Lake Forest contagious hospital. a private institution. was THE WEATHER.

TrESDAY. ocroBER 1. 1918. The loss of this town is a severe blow to the enemy, as it is the center of cornmunications not only with the German armies in Flanders but with the German 'submarine bases on the coast. British troops have captured Gheluwe.

and are now about two Imiles outside of the Belgian railroad junction of Menin. 1 Win in Desperate Fight. 1 The British success bn the Cambrai-St. Quentin front was won only after the hardest fighting. The British First divisicn fought their way up the high ground about Thorigny; I The British also have taken the 1.A illage and canal tunnel mouth at Le Tronquoy and, gained more ground east of Nauroy.

After hard fighting the British have established themselves along i the Rumilly-Cambrai road. Earlier Losses Rewon. The German opposition resulted in some losses of ground early today, but apparently this has been rewon. On the front northwest of Le Catelet German at- 1 tacks pressed the British back to 1 the outskirts of Villers-Guistain, 'while to the southwest of Le Catele similar pressure sent Field Marshal Haig's troops back to the edge of fie villIge of Bony. Villers-Guislain has been recap Moon The Chicago The announcement of the signing of the 'armistice followed the return of Premier Clemeneeau from the front, where he inspected the troops and had an opportunity of talking with Gen.

Petain and Gen. Pershing on the military situation. it excited the keenest interest here. The Paris bourse quickly showed the effect of the announcement of the armistice. Balkan securities were generally sought after.

Says King Gave Consent. The armistice, La laberte declarer; editorially. was eigned with the full consent of King Ferdinand. It prints a denial of a report that he had taken refuge in Vienna. The king, it declares, has not left Sofia.

The capitulation of Bulgaria. says the Journal dee Debats is the beginning of the end for the central towers. Germany. It adds, will have the greatest difficulty in concentrating forces upon the Belgrade-Nish line in an attempt to save her communicatione with the Orient. and the central powers are incapable of occupying Bulgaria or setting up there a government to resist the allies.

Ends Berlin-Bagdad Dream. Ferdinsad is doomed." it continues. as his subjects will never pardon this dialtster. Formerly the central powers threatened ta dominate the Balkans and the eastern Mediterranean. but the pre'.

ent Bulgarian debacle finds the centre' powers menaced on all the Balkan fronts. The feeble Austrian garrison remaining In Serbia after Bulgaria's withdrawal will be annihilated. With the capitulation of the BLIP miens the Austrian Slays will rime against their despotic rulers and the fate of the Ilapsburgs will be accomplished. An uprising in Bormia and Herzegovina ts a necessary sequel to the freeing of Turkey must follow the example of Bulgaria, and Sunrise. 8:41 a.

sunset. 6:32 p. m. sets at 4:43 p. ni.

Chicago and vicinity TRIBtaili Fair Tuesday and Wednesday: warmer BAROMET1 Wednesday; gentle, variable winds. be- 7 0.0101 COMilIC moderate el- clIszviriia ao south to southwest. 4 Illinot aGenerally leg (0011.4 fair Tuesday and k. Wednesda.1; cooler in extreme south nee- tion Tuesday. warm- v'l er Wednesday.

TRIBrIcE BAROMETER 1 4 't leder gp. toe Sends in Reserves. 1 TO hold his present positions the enemy is bringing up reserves. Lreat activity behind the German line3 is observed, trains and wag- 173 bringing up reserves and sup- Plies simultaneously. The enemy 31' Is shelling the American back areas heavily, especially the roads itading to Montlaucon, along the ko, taLer of the sector.

rt k- just to the right of the Amer- ----g- Oa center the enemy concen- -6P hated heavy and light artillery ...1 and also threw in shock troops. i After only four days of rest German divisions returned to the Pli ,7 rr, Sunday, either for the pur- Pose of counter attacking or sup- those already there. Oba Iservers have noted strong bodies German infantry moving for- i ward. 3 r4 Germ an counter attacks A I TEXPERATITRE III ciacumo. I Last 24 hours.) Great Lakes Report.

At Great Lakes Naval Training station a change for the better was reported. Capt. 'William A. Moffett, commandant, said: Great Lakes is now practically free from new eases of Influenza. We probably have less Influenza here in proportion to our population than anywhere else in the country.

No one need fear contracting the from any sailors at liberty, Mr none who is sick is allowed outside. Official egures for twenty-four hours at Great Lakes show fifty-four new cases, a decrease of thirty-four from the day previous. :0,000 NEW CASES IN CAMPS. Washington D. Sept.

20.More than 20,000 new cases of Spanish influenza were reported from army camps during the forty-eight hours ended at noon today. Pneumonia cases reported numbered 733 and deaths 277. The total.of pneumonia cases now is 5,766 and deaths Advertising Score In the week ending Sept. 29th, 1918. Chicago newspapers published the following number of columns of advertising: (The measurement is on the uniform basis of MO agate lines per column.

Figures from the Wash- ington Press, an independent audit bureau.) Morning and Sunday Papers Ilse Tribune 1 096.48 cols. Herald sod Estuniner. 527.85 cols. Total, 2 morning and Sun. day .1,624.33 cols.

Evening Papers The Daily News 855.62 cols. The Journal. 333.71 cols. Tlie American 244.78 cols. The Post 243.13 Total, 4 everting cols.

Advertisements printed in other papers not accepted by The Tribune. 37.84 columns The Tribune led for the week, printing 28 more advertising than the first evening paper, and more than the second, third and fourth evening papers combined. 55 MAXI3M 1 P. Needs Troops itt ROU1111111i11. Germany, pressed to the utmost on the west front, can offer Turkey little help.

The kaiser will hardly dare send many of his divisions in Roumania to Eu 'gat la or to Turkey. Field Marshal Mackensen probably will need all these troops to consolidate the Danube line and bold down Roumania, of which a large part of the population Is said to be ready to rush again to the entente standard. Still Fight Other Foes. Gen. Tronchet d'Esperey, the allied commander in chief in Macedonia, signed for the allies and the Bulgarian delegates for their government Instructions have been given by the French government to Gen.

crEsperey to proceed Immediately to the execution lof the conditions of the armistice. The 'actual suspension of hostilities immediately followed the signing of the armistice, but It Is noted that this suspension applies only to Macedonian hostilities against Bulgarii and that It 'I IMINIMI-M 2 A. M. 3 a. 11 a.

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55 9 6 a. 2 p. m. 55 10 p. 1 al 8 p.

11 p. 8 a. in--54 4 p. tn 55 Midnight 52 0 a. 5 P.

66 1 ao 10 a. 6 p. ni 55 2 a. mean temperature for '24 hours. 53: normal for the day.

60. Excess since Jan. 1. 139 degrees. Precipitation for 24 hours to 7 p.

O. Deficiency since Jan. 1. 1.00 inches. Iligheet wind velocity.

24 miles an hour. Continued on page 4, column 141 from S. W. at 10:21 P. m.

Sunday'. R1 ez-1 gains the advancing Americans ea Page ey cobs" 14 1 I L. ,,4 4 ntl I i 117-1Mrw.

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