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KAISER'S SON WHO IS HELPING
Prince Oscar, Emperor William's
second son, is going into battle with
his royal pop's fighting men.
CLOVE FAMINE WILL RESULT
A glove famine is another possibil
ity uncovered by the European war.
It is possible American glove wearers
more particularly the masculine
can get through the coming winter
without discomfort, but if the con
flict abroad continues for any length
of time "there are likely to be hard and
expensive times next year.
Another month's developments in
Europe will determine whether the
price of gloves rise this autumn.
Nearly all gloves worn are of foreign
make, or if of American manufacture
are made of foreign leather.
American stocks are low m all
grades, and it will be a tight squeeze
to get through, the winter.
THE WAR AT A GLANCE
Great Britain. Rushing off army
of "invasion to fight Germany across
channel to Prance and Belgium con
tinues although all details are care
fully suppressed. Following sinking
of German submarine by British war
fleet further attacks by Germans are
France. Invasion of Germany
through Alsace and Lorraine frontier
continues with fighting believed pro
gressing, but with all details withheld
by censor; French and Belgians fight
ing side by side in that country.
Belgium. City of Liege taken by
Germans but forts still hold out; al
lied French, Belgian and British army
concentrating at Namar; German in
vasion delayed by river Meuse over
flowing banks through heavy rainfall.
Germany. Interruption of com
munications continues; kaiser report
ed reaching Aix la Chapelle to take
command at front; officially denied
German army routed In Alsace, but
troops retired pursuance pre-arranged
Austria. Russians are invading.
Germany and Austria from Prussian
frontier south through the valley of
the River Styr in Gallicia; Austrian'
army massed to oppose while army,
corps of Austrian troops has been
sent through Switzerland to co-operate"
with Germans in Alsace. Aus-
trian fleet mobilized in Adriatic. ;
Russia. Army mobilization report-
ed nearing completion, offensive as
sumed on Prussian and Austrian fron-r
tiers with all details suppressed by'
Japan. Two Japanese squadrons
are in Sea of Japan and government
is prepared to strike in accordance
with British-Japanese treaty if Eng
land's Chinese possessions are threat-r
He Do you know I often wish Ij
had lived in the time of the Caesars.
She (yawning) Everybody wishes
so, Mr. Saphead!