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1 American troops receiving supplies nt a tillage somewhero In Franco. 2 Not tlio grave of Kaiser Wllbelia;
but the resting place of Wllhelra Kaiser, a humble grenadier, In the cemetery of Pargny. 8 Itnllnns hoisting
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HEWS REVIEW OF
THE PAST WEEK
'jQermans Capture Oesel Island
and Defeat' Overmatched
SLAVo KtolOlINU dJUUlLTj
Iter's Hurried Trip to Bulgaria and
Turkey American Destroyer Tor
pedoed, One Man Being Killed
President Wilson's Latest
Move Toward Bottling
By EDWARD W. PICKARD.
The week brought no real relief to
beleaguered Germany, externally or In
ternally. While the kaiser was hurry
ing down through Uulgarla to Con
stantinople to mond . his crumbling
fences, and Chancellor Mlchaells was
struggling to hold on to his Job, nnd
the German armies on the west front
$cere making costly and futile counter
attacks nnd slowly giving ground be
fore the British and French, the land
end seu forces of the empire did strike
at Russia what, considered superficial
ly. might be thought to be a serious
blow. But the operations in the Bal
tic cannot be considered of prime lni
portance and cause no special concern
among the allies, not even Itussla be
ing greatly worried.
Troons landed on the Island of
Oesel, supported by the fleet, have suc
ceeded In capturing or driving oft the
garrison, which resisted stoutly, and
Jthe kaiser's warships are pushing back
Hhe Russian naval forces toward the
Gulf of Finland. In the sea fighting
iboth sides lost several vessels. The
Russian fleet fought well but was hope
lessly outclassed In strength. The Ger
mans made aerial attacks on Pernau,
laiid It was reported that they were at
tempting to gain a footing on the main
land. At last reports both sides were
feurrylng up strong naval re-enforcements.
The real objective of the Ger
man high command Is not revealed,
but It does not seem probable Von Hln
jdenburg, who Is directing the opera
tions In person, will attempt to capture
and .hold Petrograd. That would mean
k perilous exFenslon of his fines Tn
ivtew of the fact that winter is at hand.
Boutb of IUga the Russian artillery
prevented the Germans from throwing
break-up of the
Alliance of the central powers prob
ably sent the kaiser on his trip to the
near East. First he Jollied the Bul
garians, who, like the Austrlans, aro
sick of the war; and It was significant
fthat Emperor Charles grasped a puny
excuse not to accompany his overbear
ing ally. Then William ran down to
Constantinople, where Turkish girls
atrewed flowers In his path and he and
sultan exchanged decorations. If
kaiser can bold his coalition to
gether much longer, It will be because
the allies do not make sufficiently at
tractive separate peace suggestions to
Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria and Tur
key. As was expected, the opponents of
(Chancellor Mlchaells were quick to
Hake advantage of the Wllhelmshaven
aval 'revolt Incident The Socialists
,mow nment a nmtea rroni against mm
- p. w r i r I l,
Had Wive decided to vote against tho
toir oradlt of $2 000.000.000 at the De-.
session of the reichstag unless !
fo v4tffns Foreign Secretary TOO .
iKdtfekaana or prince von Bulow Is
i(d to be his probable successor, J
Ithouth the war party still fears Count
on Beristorff may be appointed. In
ha, effort to save himself Mlchaells
otfcml Frlederlch voa Payer the post
ol chaaceiior, displaying readiness to
lhrow overboard Doctor Helfferlch and
.-also Minister of Marine von Capelle.
There are rumors that JNrhaells 1
EiBtemplatlng tho estubltsliiiirnt of a
. On the West Front
0a nai'ders the British practically
IcoaiMeUS their occupation pf the Im
poHsat Fatecheadaele ridge aad tho
aenfctns were observed te be hurried
ly beUdiBg mt fljn ior 166 Purpoe
wt flooding te low land east of the
td. Meaawhlle the French oa tbe
k;r..v Ar th .British steadily wid-
e4 the Me ot ww
bridges across tl Dvlna.
f ..TryTng IS Hold Ms
Increasing signs of a
armies and the Belgian coast The al
' lied aviators made many raids and
' flroiipcd vast quantities of explosives
' on German military establishments
with destructive results. The German
nlrmen wero not Idle, but their main
I raid was made on Nancy, where a num
ber of civilians were killed.
The British government on Tuesday
announced formally;' through Bonar
Law, chancellor of the exchequer, that
reprisals would be made for the Ger
man rnlds over London and other un
fortified places. German 'towns, Mr.
military needs will release the neces
sary macnines. xne inreac may oe sui
flclent to check the barbarity of the
Germans in this respect
Realizing the danger of a collapse
of tho Austrian forces that are oppos
ing the advance of the Italians, the
central powers have withdrawn nt
least forty divisions from the Russian
front and hurried them to the rescue
of the defenders of Trieste. Large
numbers of Germnn, Bulgarian nnd
Turkish troops nre now on the Italian
American Destroyer Torpedoed.
The first real American casualty list
from the war zone was given out
Wednesday by Secrctnry of the Navy
Daniels. It Included one death, that
of Osmond Kelly Ingrnlmm, gunner's
mate, of Pratt City, Ala., nnd the
names of Ave other men of the. navy
who were slightly wounded. These
men were of the crew of nn American
destroyer which was torpedoed by n
German submarine while on patrol in
British wnters. The vessel was not
sunk and soon reached port The re
port came from Rear Admiral Sims
and said Ingrnham was blown .over
board nnd his bpdy was not recovered.
Naval officers think It remarkable that
until this occurrence Admiral Sims'
fighting units should all have .escaped
damage In the fight against the U
boata. From Amsterdam the other day came
the report that Germany was about to
Include American waters in the sub
marine zone. This meant nothing to
American naval authorities, for they
had considered our wnters so Included
since we entered the war. The best
Informed opinion Is that American
transports, with their speed and their
convoys, wlll.be quite safe from tho
The week's list of victims of TJ-boats
was small In number, but the loss ot
life was greater than usual,. This was
due mnlnly to the destruction of the
French steamer Medie with the loss
of So persons, Including soldiers and
prisoners of war. It Is an undisputed
fact that service on German subma
rines Is becoming more dangerous ev
ery day, and this probably Is respon
sible for the latest reported mutiny
TS the German navy. Sailors at the
port of Ostend refused to go aboard
tho U-boat! and nre said to have
thrown one commander Into the sea.
There Is trouble In the Austrian navy
also. Soldiers and thd crews of sub
merslbles have had several conflicts at
Pola, officers on both sides being killed.
Tho Austrian government thereupon
decided to change the naval base to an
other port '
Wilson's New Blow, at Germany.
Determined that Germany and Its al
lies shall not benefit from the trade
and industry of the United States,
President Wilson started off the week
6y setting In morion machinery to stop,
trade with the enemy and transmission
of information. valuable to him, to con
trol enemy aliens and enemy property
and to check tho activities In America
of German srmDatfalzera. By execu
tlva decree the Dresldeat created -a war I
trade board, with Vance Mcfcormlck as J
chairman, supplanting-the exports ad-
oaioisiruuT uuuru, bbu a war uuuv .
council to advise the board oa quee-
tlons of policy; gave the secretary of
the treasury power to regulate the ex
port of gold, sliver and currency, trans
fers ot credit, transactions tn foreign
exchange, and enemy insurance com
panies, and authority to prevsat the
transmission of written or photographic
information from this country except
through tbe malls; created a censor
ship board to prevent the transmission
of Intelligence to the enemy by any
means; gave the trade commission full
nuthorlty oyer "enewy pa teats; gave
t.n postmaster general power to regu
lar "ie publication of war matter by
foreloii language papers, and in other
ways t !c control of enemy Interests
In the Ui ed States,
Tint provisions of this sweeping de
cree when put Into full force should
kelp a lot In the process of bottling up
and Its allies show no disposition to
yield to the pleas of the so-called neu
tral nations that have been supplying
Germany with food and other mate
rials. According to reports received In
Washington, tho food situation In Ger
many is growing acute. The weekly
ration there amounts approximately
to four and a half pounds Of bread,
a half peck of potatoes, a cupful of
beans, peas, or oatmeal; a half pound
of meat twelve cubes-of sugar, six
Individual patties of butter and au
equal amount of other fats. Tho caloric
value of these foods In the aggregate,
Is less than half the amount estimated
by tho American food administration
as sufficient for a person In n sedentury
Coal Strike Makes Trouble.
The coal situation, especially In Illi
nois, caused the administration n great
deal of trouble Strikes, unauthorized
by the nnlon, stopped production nnd
tho operators declared they could not
pay the wages demanded unless they
were allowed to charge the general
public 50 cents more a ton. Coaf Ad
ministrator Garfield was swamped wlrti
appeals nnd protests, nnd sent ouf n
message to the effect that unless min
ing was resumed tho federal govern
ment would seize the mines. The whole
affair has the appearance of greed fos
tered by underhanded pro-German In
Food Administrator Hoover lias
been brought to n realization of the
.fact that the retnll grocers of the coun
try are robbing the. ultimate consum- t
crs, and he proposes to go as far ns his
powers permit In stopping tho extor
tion". In a statement Issued Thursday
Mr. Hoover said that though neither
the food administration nor the gov
ernment has authority to regulate the
retailer ns It does tho wholesaler, he .
would, beginning November 1, expose '
the former each week by publishing,!
the wholesale prices of all commodities I
In every section. Thus the purchaser
will know how much the retailer Is i
paying and how much undue profit he I
Is exacting. Mr. Hoover cues' partlcti- .
larly the retail price of flour, .which Is i
out of all proportion to the wholesale
price uxeu uy me gqvemniem, uuu m-
so the recent, unwarranted advances
I- .1 ! .
Unless the retailer grocer behaves,
the food administrator hints, congress
may be asked for legislation giving the
government power to regulate him. Mr.
Hoover asserts that the corner has
been turned In high prices nnd that If
the farmer and retailer co-operate with
him, the essential, commodities one af
ter another should continue to show re
ductions between now and tho end of
The war department Issued orders
Thursday for (he entrapment of the
final quotas of, the first draff from the
northwest stntes and the entire mobili
zation of the 087,000 men of the first
army is expected to be complete by.
the middle of November. The call; for
the second draft; Is .uot expected be
fore the first of the' yenr, but arrange
ments for It nre under way nnd It may
be that the remaining T.000,000 ellgl
bles will be examined' In advance so ns
to establish a wajtlng list Prepara
tions for tbe winter In the training
camps are being made rapidly and
there Is reason to believe tbat there
will be no shortage of warm clothing,
arms and all other necessary supplies.
The Liberty bond campaign went
with a rush last week, despite tbe dis
loyal opposition' displayed In some lo
calities. The government has. taken
steps to punish the pro-German work
ers who bare fostered this hostile sen
timent, nnd Secretary McAUoo.lja ask-
d banks to .'insert tfeeinames-ef-ttose
who TtaYe'sqHgat te.'Intlmldate bank-
ers by threats to withdraw their de-
- . '
The senatorial ceejaalttce lnvestlgat
Ing Senator La FefleUo's loyalty held
several sessions bwt .'was temporarily
foiled by tho wily feHow's demand that
he be given tho opportunity to cross
exarrlno those, who had contradicted
his assertion regarding' Bryan's state
ment to President Wilson nuent the
Lusltanla. As the committee cannot
well summon tho president or Mr.
Bryan, It adjourned to think, tho case
Former Senator I'ettlgcow of South
Dakota Is emulating the record ot La
Folletto nnd dofrlng the government
to. have hlin litdlcttM, Ills utterances
are If anything more reprehensible
than those of the Wisconsin limn, but
he himself is nmcli more "negligible.
If oil their readers and hearers were
persons of sound sense, neither one
would' be worth the powder it would
take to Utfr klin over to Qermaaw
It was half-past tn on a dreamy,
languordas, moonlight night la ftild
i summer, a night on which hearts la
stlnctlvely seek a unite ami Mater long
ingly. ' .
I Bertie Fattoa m the Fords' f refit
porch, swinging slowly In tko green
willow seat, shifted uneasily when he
heard the tows clock strike the half
hour. He knew that tho lights In the.
parlor chandelier now filtering through
the finely webbed curtains aad tracing
a graceful pattcra on" Rose's round
check would snap out In somewhat less
than five minutes. Ten-thirty was
Papa Ford's hour. Never had Rose
looked so adorable, never bad parting
seemed cruel. Bertie sighed.
"Well, Roeie, I guess Til bare to go.
Time seems awfully" short"
"What time are you talking about? '
"Why, the time I've been here this
evening, of course' f
"Oh I I'm glad you've enjoyed It"
"Well, .haven't year
"If vl It's heen verv nteasant"
' "Pleasant! You.talk as though
you'd been at a sewing society."
"Say, Bertie, If you're trying to pick
a fight you may as well go. I bear
Bertie was Instantly contrite. "Bs
case me, I didn't mmn It, Rese."
There was a vstep in the' vestibule.
But it was Rose's, mother this time
:who called. '
' "Rose,, your papa went out with 'the
Relnemans In their new car and hasn't
come home yet My head isn't any
better, so I think I'll go to bed. I
wonder If Bert would mind staying a
little longer. I sort of bate to close
up the house till papa comes. I don't
think he'll be late."
Oh, ecstasy l Oh, blessed words I
Bertie longed to kiss tho hem of her
gown. He cleared bis throat man
fully. "Yes, 111 stay, Mrs. Ford. Don't
And Rose, supplemented : "Ton may
hs well turn out the lights, mamma.
They seem to hurt my eyes."
The lights went off and there was
, quletr ecstatic peace.
Bert wondered If he could possibly
be nwake, To test reality, he lighted
"Nice, isn't It?" he remarked.
"Jnst to be here." Ho had thought
of casually, quite accidentally, laying
n hand on hers as It lay beside him, In
the darkness, but he lost courage.
"Say, Rose, do you want to go to
the Steparoore club picnic?" be sup
"I'm going." 3 '
"That's nil right Thanks for ask
ing me anyway."
"I thought there was plenty of time
"I promised a week ago."
"I hadn't an Idea .there were so.
many worshipers at your shrine."
"That's not polite. Besides there
aren't so many dozen that yoncan't
count. I m going, with the same per
son to both, if that's what .you're dying
j0 gn(j olJ!.
i "That tbnt
Dixon, HI bet a Jlt-
"Don't call him 'that Dixon.'
been awfully nice to me."
"Why, he's old too old for yoB,
"He Isn't he. Just looks distin
guished, nnd you're you're Jealous."
-Distinguished! flood night I Just
becanso he's rhustached llko a Magyar
and wears glasses and lives In New
- "Bert Patton, you're horrid t I think
Fd better go In and look after mamma,
anyway. Good night."
Ho caught her hand in both of his.
"Hose, Kosie, dear, don't go. Sit down,
won't yoa?" He gulled her gently to-
.ward him. She yielded finally and sat
,down. He slipped an arm boldly.
"Kosle, dear, I love yoar
'Why, Bert Patton I"
"Yes, I do, Rose. I adore yon. Oiea .
crscy about yoa. You don't care aboat '
(that New York fellow, do yoa?"
; "I don't know. Fapa aoemn to like ,
Mm, Thafrwhat he's, bwe for. Papa ,
jplace be has open, aad, Mr. Dlxoa came
io see about It" ;
"Laciy dog!" sighed Bertl.
"Bat yea. Rose? efe, say, Rose, be
my girt, woa't yoaT Caa't yoa say.
lyea love met I love you I"
' "I don't know. Yoa see, papa"
Suddenly a bora seanded and a car
stopped at tbe carb.
"There's papa now Rose Bpraag
TP , .
V; Mr. Ford caiae ap the path slowly
UaaplBg, aad tbe car slid away. '
' "Oih tbat yoa, ReeleT Waited ap,
'd you? That's a Bice girl. Aad Bert
'fattea? Well, I declare! Maawaa la
Jwdt' Doa't, tell her. We had an accl-1
'teat, No, Bot ach hurt Jaet 7
feet, bat we might have been killed,
a ot as. It was that young ass, Dlx
M, eat Joy riding, ran into us, the
feel I Gatcb me giving a good Job to
!a scatterbraln like that Don't have
,hlra around again, Itosle, I don't like
hlso. Come In now, girlie. It's late.
Say good-night to Bertl"
"I wonder," Bald Bertie that, night
as be stepped blithely homeward
through the darkness, "If I Just'
couldn't lasso the particular star I sat
under tonight and wear It on my lapeL
Sometimes there la a story without
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W tender you a most hearty Invitation to
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trops hones bladesbrushes--sdaps jxv,all v;
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sign. The very character of its architecture seems tVemphasize the
faithful and honorable spirit of this old warrior.
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