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EVENING LEDaEft-PHILADELPHIA, MOffDAY. EPTEM.BEB 21, 1,914.
2,000,000 TROOPS AGAIN GRAPPLE IN THIRD GREAT BATTLE OF GALICIAN
TO U.S. AGAINST RUIN
OF RHEIM'S TEMPLE
"Wanton Vandalism" in
rifles and held up liln hniuts.
"Do not shoot them, mv friends " lm
JUSt then R UertllAll Ahetl dtlllck Hip
Wnll of the Oitl.eilrnl nnd Hip nrlnitt i
I showered bi dlrl and mortar The
bursting of ix slirnrmol drowned his voice,
but his lips could be seen inovliifr
"Kill tliotn' ' Detrained the mob nenlti,
curslns' the nerimiiis nnd slinking their
fists A tew women In the ciowd bowled
In their mse nnd pnt upon the wounded
soldiers ns tlini were carried throush the
tbrnnir In n nrnrlu liulMtHtr
"Don't fire." cried the lltllo tiis
D. - p, ... , BRain "ion uomu mtiKe lUiiirselvcs as
cstrucion oi Beautiful "V'!1'' ,8,llll' ""
The picture wan one never lo be fot
".. I. J .-I T tL - J Rotten as that enlm-fnceil priest. fuinilltiK
Cathedral Is Charged. ti. dune of ms i,i om,e, .mod i.mveiy
ijeiure ini' mien oi ms coumrMiien with
-, a , ... .. .. ... ..... iwumi mini null
Lierman CJrdpr to havp . ,np ""',1 f cnnnonutir. in bis en. pI0-
vjcnuail VIUU IU Jdve tectlns the enemies of his country No
Building Too Late.
WASHINGTON-, Sept. 21,-The protect
of the French Hepubllc tifclnt what Is
consider' d the wanton destruction of the
beautiful Cathedral at Ilhelms by the Oer
tnans was cabled to the Kronen Kmbassy
by Fc.rclKii Minister Delcusse, nt Hor
detiux. I nicy, to be transmitted lo the
State I irpurtnu-nt. The olllelal statement
Kiim the llnlter of 1'orelBn Affairs
of the Vrrneh HepuMlp to the French
"ttoideaux, September 2n, mil.
"Without the possibility of oven the
shadow of a mllltnry necessity helmj In
voked, and for the mere pleasure of
iMUsIni; destruction, the Herman troops
have submitted the Cutlii dial of tlhe'ms
to a relentless and systematic bombard
ment. At the present moment thi" fa
maits baslllcu Is nothlns but a heup of
"It Is n dutv for the o rttment of th.
TretiLh llepnbllc to -uhmlt to the Judir
meiit of the world suih a revolting not of
viiiiliillsin. which, while conslenitiB to the
llamea thU Mtnctunr) of French national
lilstory. Uepuwi mnnklnd of a unique
part of Its artistic patrlm tiy.
(SlKtie.lt "DinCASSF "
Ambassador Jussetand conveyed this
message to the State Department today
TCMl'U: URDEHUD Sl'ARDD.
ULT.L1N (By way of The Hasuei,
The bombardment of Hhelms was
necessary because the heaviest French
Are was comlnK from the direction of
the city, an olllclnl statement Issued by
the "War Ofllce today declared, tt l.i
stated that orders were Issued that the
artillery should spare the Cathedral of
Notre Darao, which d-ites back to the
13th century, and which Is reported de
stroyed. BORDCACX, Sept. 21.
President Folncnie today directed a
formal protest to all neutral Powers
ntralnst destruction of the historic
cathedral of Rhdnis by th German
artillery. The bombardment Is declared
to have been conducted "for the "oU
pleasure of destroying "
The piotest of the French Government
The Gorman troops, without mili
tary necessity, but for the sole pleas
ure of destroying, subjected the
Rhcims cathedral to n systematic
nnd furious bombardment. The fa
mous basilica Is now a mass of
The Government denounced the "re
volting act of vandalism." and declared
It should arouse the Indignation of the
Destruction of the historic Cathedral
of Notre Dame, officially announced by
the Minister of the Interior, Louis J.
Malvy. has stirred France, and the
Government Is preparing to make pro
tests to all the Powers nalnst the de
struction of ancient bulldlnss.
Other historic edifices destroyed or
ruined are the 12th century Church of
St. Jacques, the 15th century Arch
bishop's palace nnd the City Hall,
erected In the 17th century.
On Thursday the Germans were throw
sotlous Injury was Inlllcted on the Cier-tnans.
CROWN PRINCE ESCAPES
CAPTURE BY FRENCH
Moved His Headquarters One Hour
Before Arrival of Enemy.
tttilll.Vll TUG AT.LinS' LINUS IN i
FRANCE, Sept 21.
It Is reported that the German Kaiser ,
came to Monlmedy nnd penetrated Into I
French territory with the hope of estab
lishing himself In one of the conqueied
tow ni, but the retreat of his army on the I
Mnrnc compelled him to beat a hasty re- I
Fiom n Wounded French soldier mn I
correspondent learns that the nounl
Prince himself soon afterwnrd narrowly ,
escaped helnff taken n prisoner In a I
French chateau The soldier lnments !
that he and Ilia ennuadns misted what '
would have been one of the finest cap- I
tures of the war. The had learned that
the Crown Pilnce was In a small chateau
near Farm, and nt once si t out In the I
ho.ie of tnkliiR him prisoner.
They reached the chateau, but, to their
regret, found It empty.
The Crown Prince had left onlv an
hour before for Salute MenehouUl, whence
he aifnln decamped to move his head
quarters further not tli
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ADVLNTURE, PATHOS, HUMOR
FROM SCENES OF NATIONS WAR
Photo by Pnderwood & 1'nilenvood.
RED CROSS DOG SEARCHING FOR WOUNDED
GERMAN ARTILLERY I BRIMONT STRATEGIC
RUSHED TO ANTWERP ! POINT IN STRUGGE
TO CRUSH BELGIANS i ALONG AISNE RIVER
EAGER FOR EARLY
ENTRY INTO WAR
Plan to End Harassing of
Flanks Fortify Line of
Retreat to North of Brus
Germany Admits Inability to
Obtain Their Aid Against
Allies Rumania Waits
for Expected Change of
OSTtJNI). Sept. 2t.
According to reports received heie to-
da ,10 German sIcbc guns hnve arilxed
t Brussels and lite helm," sent tow aid
iVntworp, the chief Belgian foi tress.
This indicates that the Geimans will at
tempt to reduce that tlty and captuie
the Belgian army.
With King Albelt's tioops harassing
the Germans' flank, they have been uu
able to send their full forco to France.
Capture of Fortified Hill
Would Break von Kluk's
Direct Line of Communica
tion' With Centre.
Ni:V YORK. Sept. 2I.-Thu fuilous
tlRlitlng nt Rhelms Indicates an Import
ant development of the Allies' efforts to
eut off G.neial von Kluk's right wing
from the main Germnn army. Von Kluk's
line of communication with the centre Is
maintained by the railway that runs from
Loan thlrt miles southeast of Rlielin".
This railway is dominated b three pet
manent fortifications on the hill of Brl
mont lo the north of Rhelms.
If Brlmont Is taken by the French, Von
Kluk's dliect railway connection with
JtOJIK, Sept. 21.
Entry of Rumania Into tho European
war js believed Imminent The strictest
censorship has been established In that
country, but the tcport has reached here
that Germany has acknowledged Inability
to persundo Rumania to Join with the
Austilan-Germnn forces and that the Ger
man Minister has been recalled from
It Is believed hero Rumania will cast
her lot with the Allies became of her
chnnce of acquiring Transylvania, a part
of Hungary which Is more than half peo
pled with Rumanians nnd which she, has
long coveted. The Rumanian army has
been held ready for more than three
weeks and military supplies have been
BOUPEAFX. Sept. 21.
The greatest Importance is attachtd by
the French Government to the resigna
tion of thp Rumanian Cabinet', especially
as It coincides with this sending of a
I t Vifi fOhtrn 1 nnrninn n m tiitll imtilati
In addition to the s,unlclioular line or !ef(.CPnient3 for him will have to
fortifications to the north of Brussels ' nuiko a circuitous Journey by rail of three
nnd I.ouvaln, the German forces have ' times the distance now- separating tho
constructed a huge Hue of foitl.lcatlons. - "".Tr. i, V,. ??"n .l'1""
frn tlie Germans to keep open a route
for rapid stiengthenlng of their light
wing nt an time that the enveloping
movement of the Allies becomes danger
ou This accounts for the desperate
effoits or the French to seize Hrlmont
and tne tenacity with which the Germans
are holding fast to the bill.
The Allle 'lie carefully concealing the
works, from Nnraiir thiough a line
passing across Mons to a point near
Vnleneiennes. I.Ike tlnlr northern de
fensive works, thef-o ramparts are re
markably stout and efllcicntly guard the
lines of communication through Bel-
glum, as well as leaving a road .V, i plnccs occupied during the Olse ndvance.
kllometieR wide, whereby the northern The progress repoited. If consistent.
German a.mles would he able to renln , i"1,'"1;, LIOW?cr; S0" ,l,rKi" tl' tc,"- As
pt. these western gains have not com
the rntherland. C,P(1 m, thp Kreneh nt Rhelinh. If the
It Is leported that the Germans are Brlmont hill falls Into tho possesion of
rushing big hiege guns foiward toward ,thc ''"'": and at the same time the Al
,,,., ,r, x-, !l'S reach their objtctlvo along the Olse.
Antweip from Namur. I Von Klllk.H ,,(ltion nm t)C ln tho MKhPHt
Your correspondent has received in- degree precatloup. Four highways will
formation ftom two independent sources " "l"" lo "'" tor heeplng In touch with
mo mam i.ciinan iorce. out tne loss oi
big shells into Rheim from batteries nUsion ft that coumrv to coir with
stationed six miles north of the cto.
Then they moved to the eastward, get
the Italian Government. This lends be
lief to the probabilltv that Rumania s
Ung'aTJed posumn-commandrng w 1".. atIuad
rne caineurai 01 .oiru uume k .h-i-ji ..i....i i i.,. ,..,ii.i ,..
turned into a hospital and a Red Cross u,amondJ., ono of the Rumanian dele-
flag was tllng from the roof. Insiile .,. hn .' ' , tome an,i ,..1,0 3 ie
were about sua wounded German pri.on- , L'ISiat while Rumama
is neutral at present, the Rumanians t.in
not permit any oppuitunit.v to pass
whtieby they may be nblo to obtain tiieir
The first shots shattered the windows
11 ud fragments of glass fell in showers
upon the wounded holdiers, who luy on
bundles of btraw ln the aisle-.
It soon became apparent that tho Ger
mans were making a tnrgat of the ca
thedral for the shrapnel began crashing
through the roof and wuIIm at regular
Of tbu wounded prisoner inside, at "'ro "ln1'-
Bulgarln. too, is repoited as showing
signs of sympathy with Russia and u de
sire to go to war. As soon as the r.eivs
of Russian victories was made public
many demonstrations against AustiU
respecting the prlsoneis at Mnubeuge.
In that city 3fl.ol French prisoners ate
guarded by 2i0 Germnns. The captives
are territorial at my troopers. Seven
Ungllsh prisoners are also mnong the
captives and are carefully guaidcd by
The Germans flicd heavy projectiles
Into Mnubeuge at the late of 70 a
Visitors at the Hotel Metropole, In
this city, are inking up a subscription
list for the Belgian soldiers, rfomo le-
tn.11 kable deeds have been levealed by
the Rhcims railroad will bo n serious
handicap, p.irtleulnilv at tills time when
the heavy rains have made road travel
WORLD PEACE MOVE NOW
RIDICULOUS, SAYS WILSON
Would Be Futile to Call International
Congress, President Says.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 21.
"Nonsensical" nnd "ridiculous" were
n perusal of this subscription, or more , terms which Piesldent llson today used
propel) prie list. For Im-tume. The In discussing with his callers reports that
first Belgian soldier to captuie a Ger- ! ho was about to call a world's congress
man flag icoied l.V) funis and the I 'n the Interest of peace,
first tu -, is,, a siege gun lerelved 13J Tll President Is disturbed over icports
francs. R-'gium hns now enrolled a
new army of more than lu.uuij volun
teers. motl old soldiers
TONGA ISLANDS NEUTRAL,
The result of tho mission from R imnnla
to Italy Is being watched with much In
terest, tt Is the general opinion among
Kiem'h Government officials that sooner
least 130 suffeied further wounds as h
result of the bombardment of the building.
4 REPORTED DKAP
Four hundred Inhabitants of the town or later tne neutral policy or uaiy nui
are reported to havo been killed by tier- hove to eho way to one of actl m he
man .shell die. ' cause f public opinion, vvlihli is lepmtel
At times the city would he 011 file In to be stionglv In favor of war.
dozen different places and at night it The Balkan States are 111 sxnir-athv
made a grand but awful sight to watch with the allies and onlv await a faver.ible
tie shifting sUre of red aliine toe town ' and plausible opportunity to open h.'stlli
ond the flaming shells, snaring like ties aiialust Austria, their her.-ditar
mntnr. into the burning ill. At times I enenn Tnes already have mile a ".m-
as a shiapnel struck a biirnitu rui!dinii, , pact to declare for the allies if TuiKev
millions of spaiks would tloit upward ir.mes to the aid of German ari.l u
through tie smoke. 1 trla. Italv's abandonment of her present
The population began tu fl on Thi.rs- neutral attitude, it l believed, woul.l in
ill. Ttneinis oelng a oig citv of HO.'.iO tluence tn Balkan States to Iminf. l ite
fouls I' djv Fnua, Saturday alio Sun- 1 delaiatins of wnr.
day the evodus went on, Th fugitives .. .... 1 .
tned their portable effects and most of CIRelT Tfl FlMFl "PEACE"
them wee in tears at the thoutiht of HUti I IU tlIU, rtHW.
leaving timir homes at ne mercy of the ATTITUDE OF KAISER
Vltho igh the hlstnrn edlflie had been
poundd bv shells all dy Fnda. and , Germany Thinking Only of wai,
Saturday tt did not tateh fire until jes 1 Says Berlin Newspaper,
teiday. Mvre than M shell fell around AMSTKRDA.M .-ept 21
the cathedral esterdy. ' . rtiioatch frotii Berlin quote.- ii,. O.i 1
Building, in different quarters of the D ul'ca" Zemmg u rl foqlow, KilltMlt
city were flaming and th ind was -ar, h(. , onv,riaollJ for peaCe ,nio .
ring the Are from street tu street when . have tvn place:
a shrapnel set fire to some e tffoldlng on -According to a report from )iii
the eastern end of the churca where I lon ene German Ambassador is stand
woikmen nad been making some repairs , tn have els dared that German a in
Soon the whole network of poles and cllned to maHe peace on B bais w hh h
planks was burning brisklv would Insure German terrltoi remain-
Then the old oaken Umbers of tho oo inB intact.
began naming ond the nove and nansepts "Such reports am calculated to g e
began to burn. the Impression that German, rotwith-
Withln a short time the upper pait of standing the victories at its armies in
the cathedral wus a roaring furnace both the West and FJagt, is exhausted
Blazlna pieces of carved woodwork were f (iermany at ,e moment Is not think
dropping to the flooi, setting Are to the , nB ln un way of peace and it mav Ii
straw upon which the won rid td Gorman well to lepeat tliat Germany has but one
soldiers were !ing Then the paneling purpose-to fight '" the end this war
and alt4rs caught Are Nest the pews I which has been reckl. asly ihrust uim
and other furniture were in rUnie. us "
The German wounded, practically all of 1
whom were too weak to rise to their feet '
began calling piteously far help.
"Save u' Save us'" cried the wo .tided
men. struggling weaMv to crawl from
their perilous position In the straw.
Tho French doctors and nurses at once
began the work of carrying these help
Uss captives from the building Some of
the Germans were still in uniform
Outside of tho cathedral wag a knot of ,
townspeople and soldiers When they
auht sight of the German uniforms the
broke into furious cries of denunciation. '
"Kill them'" cried the angry French
line French soldier leveled his gun at a
Mounded German officer The other sol-
dlers in the ciowd hoisted their rifles to 1
their shoulders and for a moment it j
looked as though there would be a whole-f-ale
slaughter of wounded Germans
S'lddeid a litt - rrlest. Abbo Andrleux .
i name, Jeaiied m fieat or the leveled. '
which mlsreptesent Ids attitude on pence,
because he ftars they may nullify his
oppoitunlty to act when the proper time
comes. He told his visitors today that
he never had been so foolish as to dieam
of calling a world's parliament at this
time, for he believes such a sten would
TOY MONARCH PROCLAIMS ljo fl,tll-
I U I WIUIMHnun rnUULHIIVIS .rPa,j0nt Wilson tool, the stand that all
' p.itilntlc VmerlranH should Join with him
George II Just Learns of War and ' In preset vim; strht neutialltx until the
Henssuies Geot'Ke V ' P''lfii chance comes for this nation to
, ,-.... , . ' act as mediator for the warring nations
LONDON Set .'I n Kmope.
It was oiil" a few uiiv.s ngo thai one .
of the klngi, of the woild learned of
tlie Furopean war. Onl when a sailing
vese from Auckland arrived at port In
the Tons 1, or Friendly Islands, did K'n
George II of that tin domain know
that eight nations are at eai h otbi s
King G'orge II Immedi.itf Iv nnnouno'il
j to Kini: George V that he vvi uld 111,1111-
t iln bis nuitralitv." King Uforge II
! 1 ule ovei ''i odd subject
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llndft ,vou nllh n rornntit tonth
hrutli nml a dentlfrlc hortaK.
Our 13c lirtifth Ii depfnclahli.
Our l(nih and Mrrrli, 2c, N a
inutl eltlrlent looth-vatli tronil
for Ktim. too und our Cilyi n
rormalin Tnntli lft, S.lr. d-fr-nd
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l'hlladelnhln'ii Standard lime Store
1518 Chestnut Street
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Inn 7 30 a m until Ort 4. Incliidve
CI 0 R Hurnegat l'lrr, Ii,u I It-art
vlibv I'nlnt Plfamnt T '.'0 u. m
until Oct. L'.l. Inclunlve.
Q I Cfl Aftbury 1'arU. Ocean Gravs,
Q I iwll I. nns Rrniuli, I it 1 mar. Sea
Olrt, 7 'JO a. m. until Oct.
From Broad Street Station
CO nfl IfaitUuQre. 7 55 a. 111 , Stin
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I itlfflllP ARDMOJRE PARK II
j ii'ifif life
TT IIITV. " r- ."it.
Metal and Slag
Roofs Are Standard
RESIDENTIAL WORK A
Crescent Compound keeps roofs
watertight for five years, and is
Real Estate Roofing Co.
2343-2349 WalUc St.
BtV ropfar toil Kryitani Raci .1917
Visr'i'-, -r' 'ifSViS-"
There are less than 160 lots at
rdmore Park and, due to
-ruling the Wood estate, any one
of thent at half price and less
Homes, schools, churches, shops,
high-class improvements, 3 stations
on property. Ardmorc Park is part of
Ardmorc go by way of Phila &
Western from C9th St. Elevated Ter
minal in 0 minutes for a 5-cent fare, or by
rdinorc trolley get off at Ardmore
I unction. Homes for sale at your own
price representatives on ground
daily. But you must act quickly,
while the opportunity is here!
Wood, Harmon & Co.
1437 CHESTNUT STREET
C,E'1 riffl it- .&.. !:SnK
GERMAN EAST AFRICAN BASE
DESTROYED, LONDON SAYS
Important Nnvnl nnd Commercial
Centre Shelled by PegnsuB.
LONDON, Sept. 21.
Great Interest wnB expressed Iicro to
dny In the Admiralty's passing reference,
In n report of nnvnl operations In tho
Indian Ocean to the destruction nf tho
Ocrmnn llnst African bnso of Dar-Es-Snlnnm.
The Admiralty Rnvo no details,
merely mentioning that the cruiser Pe
Knsus, dlsnhled by the Germnn cruiser
KoenlKsbnrs off Zanzibar, bad previously
"rendered useful service, Including the
destruction of Dnr-Es-Salnom."
Dar-ns-Snlanm Is a German military
station and naval bnso 40 miles south
of Zanzibar, tt Is the terminus of nn
Important caravan routo nnd one of the
moit Impor'nnt commercial centres on
the East African const.
Government telegraphers nt either end
of tho Berlin-Home telegraph wire wore
testing It. by gossiping over the line.
"What nowi7" nsked tho nome operator.
"We'll be In Paris In two days," answered
tho German. Tthn Italian responded with
the first veise of the .Marseillaise, and
was promptly suspended.
"I could not stand to sec your English
face," wni the reason given to flit Eng
lish woman when she was dlschaiged
from the position of governess to a Ger
man family In Merlin.
Posters announcing conditions, under
which the annual Intel national baby show
nt Folkestone, Eng., will be held, contain
the following line In lnrgo black type:
"Germans nnd Anitrlans not eligible In
A Havnrlan general tells this story of
a oung Alsatian's heroism!
Toward the ond of August Germans
appearing nt the village nf Durgund,
near the Sslnte JIarle Aux Mines, In
quired of n boy nnnicd Theopbllo Josgout
If there were any frenchmen nearby,
Tho young fellow giving a negative
response, the Germnns advanced nnd Im
mediately were the object of a vigorous
fusillade from a party of French soldiers
lodged tn many houses. After n smart
skirmish the Germans retired nnd in-
.otnntly sought out .tnsgout nnd mado him
Upon being questioned, Jnsgotlt declared
frankly he was perfectly well nware of
tho presence of the French soldiers when
ho gave them n misleading answer, dnd
had deceived them purposely.
Considering thnt, ns a German, nublect,
he had boon guilty of nn act of high
treason, the Germans shot him.
Valerie Dl Jlarttnelll nnd Leonlo Van
I.lnt were telephone operators before the
Germnns entered Belgium and destroyed
the city of Louvatn, Now thy are na
tional heroines, for with shells bursting
ntound them and flames cracking on
every side they remained nt their
svvltchhonrds until tho telephone wires
had boon cut, torn down by shells or
carried away by the falling wnlls of
Shells began tn burst In the town and
then shrapnel rained ngnlnst the build
ing In which they were working. FUm
sprang up from buildings about them.
Still tho wires held nnd still tho two
young women sat nt their switchboard,
making connections for tha hurried
orders of tho Belgian officers.
Everybody else had long since fled
from the town when the last wlrn
snapped nnd Valerie and Leonlo knew
they could do nothing more.
Then they crept from the building and
sought every possible means of shelter
ns they hurried from the zone of death
and destruction. They escaped wltHout
njury. joined the fleeing rerugees -and
tho story of their bravery Is told by
Belgians with ns much pride as that
shown In the daring of the- Belgian
A letter found on the person of a lieu,
tenant of tho Twenty-slxth Gorman Ar.
tlllcry said: '
"Wp "Sht each day from 5 In tho morn,
lug until 8 at night without drinking. 'v.
get so tired we cannot ride a horse e'ven
01 n vvHiK, rimriy nu our Horses rmvn
fallen. The Tenth Corps has been enn"
stnntly on the action since tho oponln
of tho campaign. We hope for a dcclilve
hnttle to end tho situation, for our trootii
The confiscated letter of another soldier
"It Is necessary to have lived through 1
battlo nnd to find ofieself In the evenln
without food nnd only the hard earth for
a bed to appreciate the truth of thi
wordB! 'Warm the day and bloody thi
battle: cold Is tho evening arid calm Ii
IC..V ln.l.l '
CALL FOR WELSH TROOPS
Completo Corps Being Organized by
LONDON,, Sept. 21
David I.loyd-Gcorge, Chancellor of the
Exchequer, today headed a movement to
organize a complete army corps from
Recruiting hns progressed rapidly, in
Wales, but heretofore the men have been
distributed among the regular British
Karly arrangements through our Paris office for
fall Silks have placed this house as one of tlie
few to show tlie correct model weaves.
The ideas advanced hy Paris houses at the com
mencement of the model season arc shown here
in the correct weaves, and draped in reproduc
tion of thoic shown by famous dressmakers.
Weaves in Silks and Velvets as follows:
New colors advanced for l;
Printed Crepe Chinois
Printed Warp Taffeta
;all and Winter wear
Tctc dc Negre, Graphite, Grape, Bordeaux and
Black Silks from abroad and American mills-with
the guarantee of pure dye and fast color.
All the newest shapcjj in high collars of Organdie
and Pique, trimmed with black ribbon and
Special Hand-Embroidered Organdie Collars.
I land-embroidered Vestees, high or low collars.
Plain and Embroidered Yokes.
Hand-Embroidered Net Guimpes with military
ADVANCE SHOWING FROM
American aod Foreign Fashion Sources
Ready to Wear Apparel for Womraen. Masses
WOAIRN'S OUTER GARMENTS embrace beautifully Tailored Suits of Gabardine, Cheviot and
Broadcloth. MonuDRESSY SUITS of Velveteen, Chiffon Velvet, Broadcloth and Peatt de
Included Are SpecSa! Models for SmniaS! Womein
AFTERNOON. DINNER and THEATRE GOWNS, of Satin Moire, Chiffon Velvet and
DANCING FROCKS of Ucc, Net, Chiffon, Crepe de Chine and Crepe Meteor.
COATS of every description, suitable for all purposes, MOTOR COATS of English Tweed ami
STREET COATS of Duvetyne, Velour, Zibeliiic. EVENING WRAPS of Faille, Bcngaline
Imported English Waterproof Coats from the celebrated makers, J, C. CordJng'& Co,, Ltd. The
e.xelusive sale of these Coats is confined to this Store.
SMART BLOUSES in EXCLUSIVE MODELS, COPIES FROM LATEST PARISIAN
STYLES, also Tailored Waists adapted to the prevailing modes of dress,.
Children's and Young Girls' Dresses and Coats
Special attention is directed to our assortment for schood wear, in Serges, Checks and Plaids, n
wool and cutton materials, at moderate price, including the new Gingham styles.
11261128 Cljeatmtt Street
"Men Make the Times, Not Times the Man"' -
In our policy to MAKE USE OF TIME and LET NOT ADVANTAGE SLIP, we
have prepared extensively for a large season's business, and our stocks of New,
Fresh Merchandise are almost better than ever before at the beginning of an Autumn
season. Tn spite of the war conditions in Europe, we have received the bulk of our
expected importations, through the heroic efforts of our Paris organization; therefore. ' '
SMARTNESS AND APPROPRIATENESS
Will Be. as Usual, the Keynote and Mark of Distinction Characteristic of Our
Stocks, and Which Invariably Commends This Store to the Discriminating.
In Addition to Our Regular Autumn Openings in All Departments
We Announce the Following Extensions and Imiprovements Now Complet;
A NEW DEPARTMENT FOR MOURNING, Third Floor, in which a collection of Suits, Gowns,
Millinery, Veilings, Gloves and Accessories expressly made for mourning (purposes will, be ar
ranged for ready inspection. A competent attendant will take charge of a complete order ready
to wear or made to order in our own workrooms. ,
MATINEES, NEGLIGEES AND BOUDOIR APPAREL have been removed to the Second
Floor, immediately adjoining Muslin Underwear and Lingerie Department.
CORSETS are directly connected to this section and are in greatly enlarged and more attractive
surroundings than heretofore.
DRESS GOODS of wool and silk-and-wool in the colored materials arc on the First Floor centre,
west side, and a permanent Cotton and Wash Dress Goods section immediately adjoins.
THE NOTION DEPARTMENT has been greatly enlarged and improved.
SPECIAL ATTENTION TODAY IS DIRECTED TO
French Marabou Neckwear
Marabou, plain and in combination with ostrich
feather, in Boas, Collars, Capes and other new
conceptions fashioned in Paris.
Maline and Net Collars, Ruffs and Capes, in black
and white and novelty combinations.
Hand-Embroidered Net Collars, high pleated m
back, some with revers; white and ecru.
1 laud-Embroidered Organdie Collars.
Hand-Embroidered Organdie Collar and Cuff
Sets, sonic with hemstitched edge; some with
plain edge, and others lace-trimmed.