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OF BRITISH FORCES
WORLD TO PATTERN
SAYS NOTED WRITER lit
DEEDS OF DARING, ROMANCE
AND COMEDY FROM WAR ZONE
Kitchener, French and
Douglas Ave Too Silent
and Reserved to be Popu
By P. M. SARLE
LONDON". Sept. 22 A striking Point
about the men who are In command of
England's armies during: the present wnr
Is that the majority of them nr of the
silent and "unpopular" type. Not per
sonally unpopular, of course, but not of
popularity seekers They nre all "Kitch
ener s men." and Kitchener does not ap
prove of advertisement or garrulity. "K.
of K " himself is a calculating machine
and pays not the slightest attention to
popular approval or disapproval. Whore
another man would explain a temporal Uy
unpopular scheme. Kitchener disdains to
do so and pursues the even tenor of his
way without regord for an body's feel
ings or any consideration. He la not
loved, but he Is respected by everybody,
and his appointment to the War Secre
taryship was hailed with a general sigh
of relief. i
Even his machine-like "mailed fist" ar
rangements for the military part of King
Georse s coronation only made people
sav 'Curse th brute, he might be deal
ing with Russians," but it didn't stop
'..hem admiring him. They appreciated
the fact that he ww merely making a
thorough Job of It, and that for business
purposes, spectators had no rights at all.
FRENCH NOT GENIAL
Field Mirshal Sir John D- P. French,
commander in chief of the British expe
ditionary force, is another auiet man.
Sometimes the public professes a real af
fection for "Jack French, hut always
wishes he would show a little of the
geniality of "Bobs' 'Earl Roberts), the '
late Generals Buller and "Baek-acher"
Gatacre Whan crowds waiting outside
the Wa- Office chet-rod him French
lonkd surprised and anm.ved. Cheers
had no part In his thoughts, and he
glared at Ms admirers in a manner that
suggested he was ennsiderms the art vis
ability of calling 'a squadron of cavalry
to clear the street.
It was as a cavalry leader that French
made his name, though he was originally
drstmed for the navy, in which service
he remained four years. His exploits In
the Egvpttan end South African wars
marked him out as perhaps the most
dashing cavalry leader In Europe Prac
tirall" the ast man '.ut of Ladvamith
before the Boers bottled up the .ate Fir
George White, French got most of his
ruvn'r" division awav, realising that
mounted men were of no use in a be
sieged town, and it was he alone who
stemmed the tid of the British disaster
after the ' black week" of December,
Gataeres defeat at Stormberg would
have ben an ai'ivlute fruit but for
French s cavalry and while every Brit
Un general was losing hard-arnd repu
tations French was serenely dashing
along the Orange Free State frontier ,
cheeking pursuers and raiders and gen-
era' y gning the nemv cause to "fiink;
furious!) " He gamed for the British
troops, breathing tpce n hilt- Roberts
wbe getting his array into shape, and
his brilliant dash culmiratins In the r
lif of KinberUs marked the turning
point ot trn- war.
DOUGLAS A DOl'It SCOT
Frencn ? cava'.n it w h. r'JUnJd up
Cronje at Paardeberg. enabling Kitch
ener to br.OK up his suns and Infantry
to smash the Boer grner-!, and tl yru
French who rushed hi advance guards
into Bloerofontein. Prttnrta, and Barber
ton before the Boers were aware of his
proximity In the big sweeping up
scheme by which Kitchener ended the
war, French was tireless and his cavalry
appeared to be everywhere at once a
small, taciturn man with a bullet head
he is frequently passed unrecognised by
would-be admirers He resigned the post
of Chief of the lmierial General Staff
as the result of the famous "fjoush
Memorandum" during the flster crisis,
but at the request of King Uerge he
took over his former Job of Inspector
general at the outbreak of the war.
General Sir Charles V H Iiougla.
chief of the Imperial General staff. Is llt
t e known to the public A dour Scotch
soldier he participated In Roberts' fa
mous march to Candahar, and served
with distinction in India. Egspt and
South Africa. In the last Boer war hi
was on the staff and so did little of the
showy work, but his list of 'mentioned In
dispatches" rarely has bten excelled.
Douglas would be mightily astonished if
nnybody cheered him and he would prob
nbfy consider it an impertintnce Any
way his is not one of the faces that dec-
orate picture postcards and not one in a i
thousand would m&snlie his photo if I
tfcC FVSf - U. '
Praises Germany and At
tacks England for Calling
Japan to "Bite at Europe's
By GERHART HAUPTMANN
Germav pel nurf rlrnnuittJt. u Inner o! th' S'obtl
pnie inr lifrnturc In 1.0:2 nitri nufior of
"Die Verukm? Gierke," "Die Wrier, '
"Elga" and other publication
NBW YORK. Sept. 22.
Wc are an eminently peaceable nation.
The .-hallow Parisian feuilletonist Bor
son may call us barbarians as much as
he pleases. The great po.-t and deluded
gallomanlac Maeterlinck may Impose
upon us similar nice titles after having
called us the "conscience of Europe."
i The world knows that we are an old
I Nowhere t the Idea of cosmopolitism
rooted deeper than with us. Look at
I our literature of translations and name
me a nation which is trying lust an hard
as we to render Justice to the spirit and
j the originality of other nivtlons so as
to thoroughly understand their soul. Hid
not Maeterlinck win most of his glory
and his money with us.? For a parlor
phllosophaster like Bergson, of couise,
there Is no room In the country of Kant
I snv it frankly. We have and we had
no hatred against France. wn have Id..!
lze.l the plastic nrt, sculpture, plctorln1
art and th llteruture of that country
Fo- the worldwide recognition m Rodin
the way was paved in Germanv. We nd
iniie Anatole France Manpns.nnt. Flau
bert and Balzac are read In Germany
like German author.1- We feel a deep
affection for the national life of southern
Franre Enthusiastic admlrr of Ml'tr.il
can be found even in mnl! German cities
nmon:? the poorer population.
SHOULD BE TRIENDS
It Is to be greatly regretted that Ger
many and France could not be political
friends They should hdve been, since
the are the administrators of the Con
tinental productions of the mind and
since thy are the two great thorough
cultured European master nations Fate,
however, wanted It dlffornt. In the
year 1S70 the German tilbes through
fighting obtained for themselves the Ger
man unity and the German Empire
These achievements guaranteed to our
nation an epoch of peace for more than
40 years, a time of budding, of growing,
of strengthening, of thriving, of fruit
Out of a population becoming more and
more numerous there arose more and
more numerous individualities In
dividual energy and general elasticity
created the great achievements of our
industry, of our commerce and of our
transportation kj-ms I do not be.
lieve that an American, English. French
or Italian traveler ever believed himself
among barbarians while visiting German
families. German cities. German hotels,
German ships German concerts. Ger
man theatres. Bevreuth. German libraries
oi Hitman museums We have traveled
n ether countries and we have ,ilas
welcomed anj stranger.
Of course our geographical situation,
with threatening Powers in the East and
West compelled us to tools out for the
safety of our house For this reason,
and for this reason onlv. our armv and
our rav were organized Into this or
ganisation the current of German indus
try efftrienrv and inventive power was
directed to s great extent At the pres
ent time e Know better than we have
vr konn before that this measure
was a vtrv necessary one.
But Kaiser Wilhelm supreme Kriegs
herr of the Empire, did love the p-a'-e
frnrn me vers oottum of his soul and did
keep the peace our wel. -trained army
as estah.ished for no other purpose
ihsn ror defense W wonted to be pre.
pared as-iiist threatening assaults. I
repeat, the German nation, the German
princes. Kaiser WHhelra. Oil of them hai
no otrer thought in maintaining the army
nd navv than to safeguard the beehive
f the Empire, tha ind.U8lrio.us, rich, ac
tivity of peace.
HOPKD TO KBBP P0ACJ.
Without belns boastful, simply express
ins mv deepest conviction, I say that It
always has bn a favorite idea of the
Kaiser to which he clung with heartfelt
enthusiasm, to keep to the end the blessed
epoch of bis Administration one of abso
lute peace, it is not bis. not our, fault
that it turned out different.
The war in which e are engagud
and hich wa forced upon us is a war
l defense Yhoevei would dispute this
fact would have to do so against his
better knowledge Look at the enemy
on the eastern, on the northern, on the
western frontier Our blood fraternity
with Austria means for both countries
nothing Uss than self-preservation That
the sword was forced Into oar hind rjn
be plainly seen from the dispatches ex
changed between the Emperor and the
Cm and fcsteea U Etuperor j tfea.
The "highest" man (so German papers
say) to enlist In the German army was
Ihe mountain guide. Glatz, stationed at
,e ugspltze In southern Bavaria, 9i2j
feet above the sea, w ho, when the sum
mons to Join his regiment came to him,
Utcphoncd: "Is schon recht, 1 'Klmm
Kiel"' (It's nil right, I'll be down soonl,
ind In five hours hurried down Into the
valley from the highest summit in the
How a black cat saw the nrltls-h fleet
sink several German German warships
off Heligoland Is told In a letter from
Alfred Bishop, who was In the fight.
The cat Is the mascot of one of the
British cruisers and was on dock through
out the engagement. She Is" Immensely
popular now nnd In danger of becoming
"Our dear little, black, lucky kitten
sat under our foicmost gun during the
whole of the battle nnd wasn't fright
ened at all, only when we first started
firing. But afterward she sat and licked
herself. Wc all kissed her afterwnrds,"
ON ITALY; WAR MAY
COME IN FEW DAYS
Even Socialists Are Clamor
ing for Move Toward Re
gaining Provinces Aus
tria Guards Against Invasion.
King of Englnnd by everybody who cares
for an understanding and not for a de
lusion. Of course, now we have taken
up the sword and now we are not going
to lay It down until before God and
men we have proved our holy light. I
Who was It that did conspire to bring '
Miout this war? Who even whistled for
the Mongolian, for the Jnp, that he
should come to viciously and cowardly '
bite at Europe's heel? Doubtless our i
enemies who, surrounded by hordes of
I'nssncfcs, claim to fight for European I
It Is with great pain nnd bitterness
t'nt I pronounce the word "England."
I belong to those linrharans upon whom
the English Fnlvorslty of Oxford be
stowed the degree of doctor honorl
causa. I have friendo In Englnnd who
with one foot are standing on the In
tellectual soil of Germany. Haldane.
former English Minister of War. and
with him numerous Englishmen under
took regular pllgrlmiges to the small
barbarian city of Weimar, whe're tho ,
barharlans Goethe. Schiller, Herder. .
WWand and others hf.ve exerted them
Mlva for thy humanity of the whole
BLOOD TIES OF RPLERS.
We have a German poet whose dramas
have become national nronertv ns the
dramas" of no other Gorman poet. HIS
name Is William Shakespeare, the same
Shakespeare who Is England's prince o'
poet.s. The mother of our Emperor Is
nn English woman, the ufe of the
King of England n German. And yet
this congenerical nnd congenial nation
l.as Mnt the declaration of war Into our , ln?. for Itnl' to abandon its neutral policy
nouse. ny? Heaven only may know. Every popular gathering In Rome Is
But this mm h i.-. certain the sangui- , a demonstration of enthusiastic friend-
rope:1rl,it;,nrhr:nrii,c,s,pish Kniand f -
mat us impresari, i and rendu, tor. The ' hostility toward Germany and Austria.
question l- whether the tlnale of this I Italian troopi now.statloned In eveiv large
IirihrttXlB l-.ll.al,. . Ill Itl .1 I " "
r .'-.i- rim win ppp me same ' i... rc,
ci.in'ju.ir -My cousin, thou didst not,,
mean well, neither with thyself nor with ' brenlt "P
us. wnen nn tools threw murder and
nison into ..iir huts." While I am writ
ing ihese words the day of the solar
etllpse has passrd. The German army
has defeated between Metz nnd the
Vosg.-n night Flench nimv corps and
driven them Into flight. Every German
In his native, country feels It had to
iome this wav. Our Jealous enemies
forged an Iron ring around our breast
and we knew uur breast had to expand,
that It had to spilt nsunder this ring, or
else we had to cease breathing. But
Germany will not cease to breathe, and
so rt came to pass that the Iron ring was
We rather want to nnd will keep on
being German barbarians, who con-lder
the women and children of our enemies
aired I am in a position to assuro Mr.
Maeterlinck that we will never stoop so
low as to torture and slaughter, like cow.
eris. Belgian girls, women or children
As sa'ri before, on frontiers our otf.
sprirg is stand'ng, the Socialist dhow to
elbow with the bourgeois, the peasant
shoulder to shoulder with the scientist,
the prince and the laborer side by side,
all fighting for German llbertv, German
home life, Gorman art. German science,
German progress . fighting In full and
clear consclousnf ss for a noble and rich
national treasure for all we call our own,
for our material nnd spiritual posses
sions which are furthering the general
progress and ascnt of humanity
BY FOES, IS REPORT
As Czar's JTroops Advance
in East Prussia Conduct of
Officials Becomes Intoler
ant, Englishman Alleges.
ROME, Sept. 22.
The voices of thousands of men who
have been thrown out of work as a
result of the war are being added to those
who favor Intervention on the side of
France and England.
The Immense death list of the Austrian
teglments, recruited In the so-called
Italian provinces of Austria, In the light
ing In Gallcla; the belief that the pro
German authorities of Turkey are fo
menting the Insurrection In Dalmatla, and
a popular desire to bring the "provinces"
back under the Italian flag, all contrib
ute to the clamor, which Is steadily grow-
COPENHAGEN. Sept. 23.
A young Englishman who hns Just ar
rived here from East Prussia, tells of the
terrible scenes that followed the "Russian
avalanche" that was so vigorously precipi
tated on the part of the German Empire.
He was the last Englishman to pass
through Konlgsbcrg before Its Investment i
by the Czar's troops, and he nnd somo
rich Russian refugees who have also
reached Copenhagen, speak of the dreadful
scenes on the German side of the frontier
of every town they passed being choked
with wounded brought In from the battle
field, of fearful suffering among the Rus
sian peasantry, and of the harsh treat- '
ment shown to foreigners by German vil
lagers, who spat upon and stoned their '
enemies In tho streets.
"Tho railway line," he said, "was thick j
with transport trains filled with wounded. '
They were huddled together, and some if I
them were hanging out of the windows
gasping for fresh air. At most of the big
stations in East Prussia nurses and doc
tors were waiting on the platform to ar- I
range the bandages of the wounded Gcr- ,
mans. We passed through towns of ter
rified inhabitants, nnd the wounded were
everywhere. The less severel hurt were
conveyed back nn near a.s possible to the
central part of the c-mntry. so ns tn mnke
room for the urgent cases that could not
be removed, '
"In some towns Englishmen, French- '
men and Russians were very harshly
treated, especially by subordinate olll-
clals. Disgusting remarks were huiledj
at them by the Germans. Sometimes
they were openlv assaulted, and this Ill
feeling became Intensified ns the Russian
army advanced. As a result the Rus
sian refugees fled In terror nnd the Eng- ,
llsh there were also treated with con
tinual Ignominy and Insult.
"At Stettin. however, the feeling
toward foreigners was exceedingly good.
There are. it Is said, nbout SaM Russian
i refugees there nnd these nre without any
BARBARITY OF WAR
Sengalese and Turcos Have
No Mercy, Says London
Writer, Who Also Ac
cuses Germans of Atrocities.
LONDON, Sept. 22.
The London Globe prints a gruesome
star;- of the mnnner In which the French
Songnlese soldiers have followed up vic
tories over German troops. The ac
count is contained In a letter from a
reader of the Globe, who says he wit
nesses tho Incidents,
LEADS WAR CHIEFS
TO IGNOBLE DEATH
Austrian, Cashiered for Ex
posing Troops Needlessly,
Commits Suicide; Another
Is Executed for Aiding
ROME, Sept. 21
The Atistrlans nre endeavoring to firil
scapegoats for their recent debacles. It
Is reported In Vienna that tho Austrian
i Field Marshal VodlnowskI, who was of
Slav origin and was accused of com
i munlcatlng secret Intelligence to th
ended upon almost dally to
these demonstrations. The
guards of troops about the German nnd
Austrian Embassies In Rome have been i means whntever.
Mrentinene.1. ,,,."! sliould like It stated," this English-
Even the Socialists have Joined the man ()rE ..lnt the nfl(.,a, ,n cnRriro
ranks of the anti-neutrality faction. The of tp niibslan peasnnts nnd harvesters
Is one of the most kind-hearted men I
FLEETS OF GERMANY
LIKENED TO RATS IN HOLE
Churchill Declares Britain Will Dig
LONDON. Sept 22 -Speaking at a
jrrai recruiting meeting in Liverpool last
night, Winston fhurchill, First Lord of
the Admiralty, said.
"If the German navy doesn't come out
and fight they will be dug out like rats in
warlike spirit exists over the whole coun
try, and even the newspapers are ex
pressing their Indignation at the tardy
spirt of the Government In delaying the
settling of the old scores against Austria.
During yesterday's anniversary celebra
tion of the occupation of Rome thousands
of persons gathered In front of the British
Embassy Cheering for tho British was
interspersed with shouts of "Long live
England, Italy's friend'"
When a I'nlon Jack was raiFed near the
Embassy the applause nd cheering were
renewed, the more enthusiastic Italians
tossing their hats into the air.
These demonstrations were prereded by
a procession of fullv flo,ofin persons
l uir.'UKu in. iMiiwKntp"f' i.wij rejer-
enre to me ttriiisn anu me Allies met
with outbursts by the paraders.
PARIS. Sept 22
The Figaro publishes a dispatch from
Rome declaring that Italian Intervention
is almost sure within the next few davs
The article says that Italy s threatened
with disaster by the unemployment con
sequent upon the war, and the discon
tent of the laboring classes Is adding to
the difficulties of the Government In
maintaining Its strict neutrality
The attention of all Italy. It says. Is
fastened upon Valona In Albania, and
upon Trent and Trieste
have ever met. A Russian girl, obviously
of very good fnmlly, was brought to
Stettin nnd reported that she had been
suhjected to very cruel treatment on the
railway. She was absolutely penniless,
and this German official took her Into his
home and gave her food and shelter."
Naval Board Finds Damage to Sta
WASHINGTON, Sept 22 -The Injury to
the wireless station at Tuckerton. N J ,
was purelv accidental and could not have
ht-en caused by any deliberate attempt
tn put the stntlon out of commission
Reports to this effect todav were made
to Secretary of the Navy Daniels bv the
naval board of iniuliy. The hoard stated
that a flaw In the four-ton rotary had
raured the accident nnd tho plant can
not be repaired for several weeks
"It Is a wonder," rends
the Globe, "that tho French and British
troops have not retaliated on the Ger
mans for the terrible atrocities commit
ted by the latter. The Turcos and Sen
galese, however, are not scrupulous.
"One Sengalese warrior Is walking
about Havre with a necklace of Germnn
ears strung ncross hl.s shoulders. An
other carries at his waist the gory head
of a Uhlan with a dented plcket-haubo
set with n rakish tilt over one eye.
"A wounded Turco was put Into a car
riage of a Red Cross train with four
wounded Germans. At tho first stop a
doctor came to the window nnd asked if
they were all right. The Turco replied
that the Germans were 'resting peace
fully.' "It was not until the train reached Its
destination that it was discovered quite
how peaceful their rest was. The Turco
had strangled nil four."
In the same letter to the Globe the
writer made charges of atrocities against
the German soldiers.
"One can understand the French de
sire to get at the Germans," the letter
stated. "I hear first hand stories, not
third hand 'yarns' that make my blood
run cold. All boys whom they catch
have their right arms cut off, sometimes
at the wrist, sometimes higher up. Both
boys and girls are mutilated in revolt
ing fashion. Quite close to Arras a
thrce-weeks-old child was torn from
Its mother's breast and hacked In bits
before her eyes."
L T3 III slflMA Im Altai k. & I-.1
tho letter to i """""" ' uuiitia. was irien ny court-
murtial and summarily shot.
At the front. Field Marshal Forclch,
who commanded an Austrian cavalry
division which was cut up by the Rui.
slans, shot himself after being cashlerel
for needlessly exposing hlB troops.
The belief Is growing In official circles
hero that the Austrian reverses In
Gallcla to a, large extent were brought
about by exact knowledge held by thj
Russian War Office of Austria's mob
ll'zatlon and campaign plans, which had
been secured through an elaborate syj.
torn of espionage.
The military authorities, It Is tlalmeS,
two years ago discovered that C'oWrtit
Alfred Redl, chief of the Genera Start
of the Eighth Austrian Army -Vofff,
had betrayed Information of vltaj; Im
portance to Russia and although It'M
thought probable the Austrian General
Staff later made changes In their plans,
the military experts are of tho belief
that the modifications would not hav
ntfected greatly the general basis of
the campaign as worked out.
The statlonmaster of Lembcrg, brother
of the famous Colonel Redl, who com;
mltted suicide In the spring of last
year when accused of espionage, also
has been shot as a spy.
"The English should have no anxiety
about tho result of the war."
PROTECTION OF CIVILIANS
ORDERED BY GERMANS
French in Occupied Towns Will Hit
BORDKAl'X. Sept 22
Proclamations have been posted in all
j towns in France that are occupied by the
Germans, stating that private property
will be protected and mat peaceful citi
zens will not be molested, but that anv
mr-TAi nonco rnn irnnn mn civilians acting In a way detrimental A
METAL ROOFS FOR ZEPPELINS the Germans will be shot.
, ' One of the proclamations given out by
Germans Building New Craft to Fight 1 SlUThe municipality
With Fleet. ' are informed that every peaceful In-
I'OPBN'IIAaiLN'. Sept. 2! From dif, , habitant can follow his regulnr occup.v
i.r.m cnirns tho ivm u -r,nflrro,i .hr,i tlon In full security, private property -a ill
the Germans are "inuructing several ' "" absolutely respected and provisions tend to pursue before the Government
MARCONI COMPANY GETS
DAY OF GRACE TO REPLY
Must Accede to Censorship or Sins
conset Station Will Be Closed.
WASHINGTON. Sept 2.' - The Marconi
fnmpaiiv will have until tomorrow to
accede to the demands of the Government
In connection with their radio station at
Sinsronset. 31ns If the Marconi officials
do not notlf the Nnvt fieparlmfnt bv
that time that thev will recognize the
Government censorship the station will
This was the ultimatum issued by Sec
retary of the Navy Daniels on his re
turn to Washington today Secretary
Daniels was Informed that no reply had
Iwen tecelved to his letter of Saturday,
In which tho wireless company was in
formed that the Slasconset station would
have to operate under Governmental regu
lations or close. lie then decided to
GERMANS IN LORRAINE
BLOCK FRENCH ADVANCE
Strong Fortifications Erected Where
Invasion Was Planned.
LONDON. Sept. 22.
All reports received from -the battle
fields of Fiance Indicate that the blood
iest conflict of the wsr may be In progress
today. The War Office refuses all com
ment except to say that tho British and
ullled lines are holding, and that the sit
uation Is unchanged.
L'nahlo to shell the Allies from their
positions on the left centre, the Germans
haVM tesorted to the havonct. Tho
French nnd British troops hnve met them,
steel to steel, and It is certain that enor
mous losses have been sustained.
The German attacks have been re
pulsed, It Is declared, and though the
casualties of the Allies may be stagger
ing, the losses of the troops of tho
Kaiser endeavoring to pierce the allied
lines must have been even heavier.
The advance of the French lines t Las
slgny has revived the belief here that
tho determined movement to envelop the i
aims of Genera', von Kink mm vet be
successful. In spite of a counter-attack,
which reports Indicate the Germans In
stituted, the Fiench lines weie extended I
eight miles west of Noyon .evldentl- as
a part of a movement toward Roye,
bringing the Allies nearer a position for I
a successful movement upon the German
The oilglnal line of the Frenrh offen- j
five Into Lorraine is now blocked by
the Germans. This Is Indicated by the
Information which has reached the '
French War Office that fortifications '
are being erected around Delme and !
south of Chateau Satins. This was the
line of the French advance In the Ini
tial movements, and the German forces
are reported as being strongly en
AND PETTY STRIFES
'SPLIT ARMY CORPS
Prussian and Bavarian
Troops Fly at Each Other's
Throats on Charges of
GERMANS WILL HOLD
BELGIAN TOWNS TO END
ANTWERP, Sept 23.
Quarrels between the Bavarian and
Prussian troops of the German array
stationed in Brussels are reported to
have reached such a point today that
serious trouble Is feared by the officers.
It Is rumored that many quarrels durlnf
the last week reached a point whert
blows and shots were exchanged and that
several German soldiers were killed by
their brothers in arms.
The 111 feeling between the two bodies
of troops has been caused by the fact
that the Prussians have defiled ihe por
traits of the Queen of Belgium, who, be
fore her marriage, was a Bavarian Prln
cess. When the Bavarians called on ths
Prussians to btop the Prussians Ignore!
Another factor that is said to h3ve In
flamed the Bavarians toward the Prus
sians Is the fact that they claim lha
Prussians are tho favored soldiers of ths
Jt s said that when the Bavarians wer
called out for war duty, they were not
told that It was for actual service but
simply for maneuvers. Then the wa
' lushed off to the front without a cnani
I to put their domestic affaus in order
i The Bavarians contend. It Is sain m
the Prussians had warning that
allow the companv another day of grace Berllrt Denies Evacuation of Anv Oc- , "'""M hae to go into battle, and there
In which to indicate the course they u. """" "" "'" i Any uc- , (o wpre nbe tQ adJust thelr nome af
Zeppelins auti aluminum roofa which are
destined o operate In conjunction with
Thev are eii'jipped with an armored
apparatus whith is suspended under the
tar from which bombs or toipedues can
be discharged or telephone communica
TURKISH OFFICIAL AHRESTED
LONDON. Sept 22 -The neuter News
Agency states that Sallh Bey Gourju,
managing director of the Ottoman tele
graph company, has been arrested at the
request of Germany becauoe he made
public autfceaiia w&c &ew.
"If the population dare under any form
, whatever to take part In hostilities the
severest punishment will be inflicted on
"The people must give up their arms.
Rery armed lndlldual will be put to
death. Whoever cuts telegraph wires,
I destroys railroad bridges or road, or com-
I mlts any act in detriment to the Ger-
mans will be shot
! "Towns or villages whose inhabitants
hive taken part In any combat or wl '
fire upon us from ambush will be burned
i down and the gullt shot at once The
takes forcible action
When shown an Interview with John
W Griggs, president of the Mnrconl Wire
less Company. In which Griggs stated
that he intended to fight the Navy De.
pertinent order. Secretary Daniels merely
smiled and said:
"I don't think he will fight ery long"
INQUIRY INTO ARMY STRIFE
AMSTERDAM. Sept 22 -A dispatch
from Brussels savs that General Von Der
GolU is conducting a personal Inquiry
into the fighting recently between soldier.
civil authorities will be held responsible ( of the Bavarian and Prussian forces In
YON JlOkTKE." ' the German army.
fnlrs hpfnr. Ipnvincr
BKItl.IN toy way of Amsterdam), i 't has been reported from t.me to umo
Fept 22. that tho Prussian generals were 'nd'"'
German troops will remain in Bel- the Bivarians into the thickest of tna
glum until the end of the war. This fighting, where thousands were "
was offleiull announced today In denial and wounded, and tlia,t tho hac Wn
of reports that piepaiatlons were being saving tho Prussians.
made to evacuate Brussels and I.iege. i
It was stated that all of Belgium ex- I , ..-.tuttr
cept Antwerp was under German admin- ' BELATED FRENCH VOLUNTEER
Istratlon and would remain so, and tnat SAN FRANCISCO. Sept 21
the population was quiet i French baik LuFuntain ti iJ,s. ,'
A Russian major accuse! of shooting from Kmden. Prussia for this poit
German sanitation officers to death has command of Captain Pierre HathoJi jr
been executed A prisoner supposed to tied here today and learmd to- lh ,.
oo General Martus, the Russian charged time of the European war H a"
with extreme cruelty den.es he Is Martos crew at onc offered their ?' l' '
I and his court martial has been postponed. French.
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