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OF THE PAST MONTH
English Field varsliall Sends In Full
Report. of Allies' FlIhtingr.
London, October 18.-In reports
made public here to-day Field Marsh
al Sir ,iholanarcheirsirbwu aIdtlI
a! Sir J ohn French, commander-in
chief (it tlie intish aniiles on the
Continent. recounts the fighting in
which the British expeditionary force
was engaged during the month end
ing September 28.
This lighting included the retire
mnt I from M.\on southward to the
Seile, and the advattee, after a most
vigorous offensivn ti he part of the
allies, back to the IRiver Aisne atid
the 11irst, An'go of tho des"perate ('n
coiliters alongii the li ot f o that river.
which itseiluded the crossing of* tho
Streamu inl the ace o', delt-rtuitted op-I
'Tlhe rlport. disclo , 1lha1t iIt Was
Sept'emiler 1 tluIt 1ho :11lies took ith.;
offensis which cheetlwd the (11 tan
geiniral. \'n lif lutck's, adtate to thill
uthe tl e of l ' aris.n, d th t it re
.ired aour daysto colupel the Gr
manis 0t t rn 111 1'i r l l' k on th.
Frled C:l:pilal. Two days after fhl
irman.. a o-dingti o repo rt i p rt,
were back across thme Aine, havin
lost he:Ivily In men, guns andtrans
ports in thlilr r etThn gn
t lbattle of tho .isne. which lasted
for I motth at the first pnase of
Which are*(, d talt withe.
Gen frmtch rfer to thei attacth
and counter-at tcks which wera pro
ceeding wlen tihe report was on
,cluded, Septemiber 28.
Ie al additional report adn. French
makes special of aitied rf long list
of officers and mien whio have distin
Report ill Dtea.
Tetit tirst riport. soetber 17, i
'phasizes the filet that' "from Sunday,
Aiugust 2:1, upl to the present dlate,
from Mlons back a lmost t tie Seine,
and fromt thle Seine to the Aisne, the
army under my co mmnd has been
easelessly engaged without onle
Single day's halt of anly kind.
Field larshal French adds:
"Iln spite of determined resistallic,
onithe itart of the ilenely, the hattle
which conienced oni t(I eveting of
11epteober 12. has so fart torced oie
w(enmy batvicil rom his first position,
wecured tissg oie river antd in
flicted great, loss- ulp.) him. including
tilt captur' of over Itwo Ig theousan
prisoneors anld severl gunst t,."
Thre dpatch gils dails of the f
treat on1 li.st 2S iand 29. tiollgs
yougth .11tnd hetwode. with tho Ird
and Ili cavollry brigade-, covered tha
retreat, ctlsinlg the(' Germaswith
le itloa Puit.t
"The ursut by the enemly,'' Von
thlnuls the report, "Was very vigor'
ois. Someit fi o( tile ( Germian corps
weirie onthe S1mm facing thie( 5th
nrmy: o tilhe Oise at 1l4ast two orps
west afi i lstm:lt k iisc ti mlre
2lermanti solrpsl 'as were dpro ga the tile
grenh '''arm on my'l iitleft.it ate
"Tis has th so uation eat 14 ~ iFrnl
R'clock I eievedt ii a istantim lien. i
Frn~h9tirlch m ader-in-schtief, wo't wa
mot id, 'e((icoria~cl andt'('e sympahetof
Heptol me 10 hen ad dietiedI th 5lth
Frchf t armyi on the SOis oilmove for-m
liae, anditha the Ge'-mouans of h
Some che ai tiew ('toacheckinh
Onh tmer 5 ctin tGen ,'aofr dtese
to thke da offensive. tshe conisidtr
Feld Marshal French bives th at
about enoonl on then dtte enley ria
glute ti ofl thraleat wasi 1beig
made against the elank ofhd clun
"Altnghouh ndeasy regre btga hve
torept he'eavy lhchosend th batli
Th.isl batte.~ ofar the ilthl o tFren
grat itttd t rnhaes welre caloncernd
losdiI wer loe add voni the eing oflir
kSoeptmbae 10. when teiie tilt'n had~il
line t h he gt llostt'ofI tofusands oilf
frome t a i t advance .~l'' on ''OPa hrisa
port, diated October 8, concerns the opl
erations of the British forces since
the evening of September 10.
"'arly In tile morning of the I Ith,"
says the report. "two troops crossed
the Ontreq, further pursu it of the en
eny being practically unoipposed. ihe
cavalry reaching the line of the Aisne,
two bridges south of Slossons. and
three brigades at Courevelles and Cer-'
scull on the afternoon of September
"iroii the opposition encountered
by the sixth French army to the west
or soissons and two of our army
corps south of Missy, and certain oth
er indiientions alontg th lint, I foini
ed the opinion that the eniemy had ar
rested his retreat and was pre'iaritg
to contest the passage of the Aisne
with some vigor south of Soissons.
where the Geranalt s wr tie I old ig
M o (he I 'a Iis again st att tack. Wit I
the a ssist a n'c' oI I ar t ille ry ,t he ti rd
corps of tlte Frenich drove thiem hack
ac ioss t iver Soisson s, whee they
dstioyed the bridges. 1lheavy artil
IerY re shI ow\ . t hIIIat Ih! IxkI\t h PiuI(h .
army was tile eing with wlav oppo
sition all al'ng t liue.
Work of C'a11r),
"On tis d the th aary uI iide n Gen
.\'lli y reacleti the nevighbo rlood of
liraine. and did good work in clear.
IIIg the town ad tite high ground he
yonid i of stroag tiodie detachments.
"The fift It d iv ision a pp 1roacllcd
M Iissy . btil we\re unlable, to mlake hlead
way. The west arimiy corps reaell tih('
nevighborhIoodI of Yauixcere without
ilitch opposition. In this manner the
battle of tli Aisie commenced.
"The position of the eniemy was very
strong. either for delaying action or
for a deft''sive battle. One of the chief
iiilitary c'haracteristics is that, except
for small stretches on tilie top of the
platent. eitlir side cannot be seei,
owing to the woods oit the edge of the
rThe tract of countryv ab~ove descerib
ed is well adapted for cons!.;tlment.
h'le(, eneiuy so skilfully turned this to
account thatt it niade it impossible to
judge of the real nature of hIs oppo
sition to our passage of the river, but
I have every reason to conclude that
real- guards, at least three anmy corps.
were holding tile passage early it the
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MAKES IT BEAUTIFUL
it becomes thick. tinavy, lustrous aid
Ill iianduilt' diappears-hair stoips
coi iti t1nt.
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Cleanlse" it' voil w\ishl to immentdiately
doublo the ilb 1iaty of your hair. .lst
imioisten a cloth with Da'derine and
diaw It carefully through your hair,
laking on' small strand at a time; this
will (ialse th 11it halr of dust, dirt or
Illy texcessive oil- -inl a fvw iinutes
you will be altnazd. Your hair will lie
Wavy, Iiuffy and abuIndant and possess
111 noparale softnless, ilIstre and
1Hesides beauti ifying tihle hair, one altp
p1lieati tio )anderine dissolves ev
ery imr tilte of tiiidndiff; invigorates
tle scalp, stopping itching and falling
Danderin is to the halr wha fresh
showers or rin itan( sunsiine aure to
vegetation, it goes ight to thle roots.
lnvigorattes and s tengthenzs thoem, Its
exhilatrating. stiitt lag and life-pro
duting ipropotiV sCauseI tile hatir to
grow long, striof g antd beautiftil.
You cian suriely have pre'tty, soft,
itistrotis hitrl' and lots of it. if you will
jtist get a 25 cent hottle of Kntowlton's
Daitdeine fromh anly dirug store or
toilet c'otinter' and try it as directed.
lIG SII1PS COL1:1DE.
Steamiters Metapan and lowani (ollitde
New York. Geltober i15.-Th-rle steamter
Altapan. eos:nin g in fromi Colon, founi
dleredl in the lower htarbor late today,
aftter a 'oil ision with the freighteri
towana. witichi was leaving liort for Sant
Francisco. All the ~Mitapan's se'venty
leveni palssengers andt thle crew were
r tesedt. L ess diamiage was sustained
b~y the Iowan, which stoodl by3 while
her bioat s took abioard two of thle Met
:altns jpassenigers. Thle remainder
were t ransterredi to resculig craft and1(
talatded in New York tonight.
At a late hour the fireightter reniai
(1 att anichlor niear the scene of the
t'o!Iisin. Passenigt 's on the Metapan
no ld her bow was badly twistedI, but
thet exact dlamlage couldi not he learned
The Meaaipan is a Uinited Fruit Comn
nty steamer antd sailed from Colon
tin October 8 for this part.
As the~ Metapan was nearing port
the crash occutrred In a dense fog, ac
"otrdinig to 1her officers and passenge':s.
'The fre'ighiter was first seen, when she
"was only a short diistatnce away. In an
t'ffort to avert the crash the Iowan is
said to have let go hter anchor, but the
headway was greate~r than she could
oivercome'. Shte lilt the Metapan abot
thirity fotet froit the' biow' of the ship
nl the port tquarter, plotughiing
through the steel andiro andf 11( inttict
lng dhamnage that catused the Metapan
to fill quickly,
FT'e wireltess operator on the~ Met a
itan immet d iat ely sent "8. 0. S."' calls
for atssistancee, which soon were an
swe'red by six oir eighlt vessels. which
United States dre(ge Atlantic, work-I
Ing about a quarter of a mile distance,
and fite British cruiser lmaancster, onl
patrol duty off this harbor.
WI en it was seen that the steamer
wis -inking Capt. hniarles H1. Spenee,
of the Metapan, asked the pliot the
way to the nearest sipail water and
the vessel was headed in that direction.
Ile also ordered out the boats and all
hands Were taken off tihe steaoner
without panic or confusion.
Among the pa:+engers were .1.
Campbell lieskey and two of the men:
hers of his exploration party into Peru,
J. K. lolbrook, a Ieniber of the 11ar2'
"I was standing onl the deck we'.
forward when Il.v collision occur-red.
I saw the shil p that struck us cominlag
up out of tle fog. r-unning, ap1parenty,
at full speed. The sho-k was terrl(e
:1n1i the .\lal). n kle d over onl he4r
trboad ti side. The lowl::i was s vmn'
roa:d ro:Idde nNth it: by the
ree io [(It im1aet. aril wor I ti:2e1
hun o:. 1 to i u t s i i
a t co sid it st a :hI t:,. meta an
I:. i t i d 1Ad i h1a12 -i l t. p 2n
Ve s th pio theI1 d re,- tionI ofi t.
11ut i t ) i t at. l t w( e e I iv ,It i n hIne
-1d t s1, ,ting9 about1 the Sinking Ship i:i
a1 ve4-ry so ttm .
Tw\\enty-t+ighlt of the passengerts pi~t
Illn board the Atlanticafrwdswr
-ken off tle dredge inl tugs and
brought to tile city. lolty-sevel P.5
sigers wvr picked ill) hy Capt. An
fol L.undy, of the fishilig schooner l.
C. lundy, and lnde an .1ee psiheat
Late reports were that tle Metapan
was lying partly on her 1side In about
I welty 1'et of Water WiI her l d:s
awash. The derelIet destroyor Seieen
muoved oit to her tonight and remain
ed standing by. a's did seVerai wreck
BLOODHOUNDS GO ON STRIKE
Either That or Safe Crackers Refuse
to Leave a Scent in Merrick,
Mr'rrick. N. Y.-A bloodhound's life
is not 'll that it is cracked up, to be.
Every time the Merrick postoffice is
robbed-and it happens with a rcgular
ity that is getting positivtely monoto.
nous-folks say, "Call out themn
dawugs," and expect the pack of blood.
iloinds that the iLong Island railroad
keeps kenneled here for emergencies
to get exir 'ted about It.
They used to get exeited about it,
but that was back ill tile days of
their youtI. It was great sport to go
chasing off ii full cry down Main
street and out along til' Merrick road.
and keepl the whole town o2 th*e anx
touts seat until it was time to come
home with a clheuedup woodehulik or
chipmunk. tiut, of !oturse, they
couldn't keep that upl indefinitely, and,
besides, the supply oi woodciuLk and
chipmunk was running low. In fact,
old woodsnen say it is now more than
twit miles 'cross country from the
village to the nearest woodchuck hole
W\'henl Postmaster allrry Zeiner
opened the olice the other morning
he found that about the only things
that tihe yeggmen had left untouched
were the blotters, the inkstand, the
portrait of the Great Easterni that
aangs onl tihe righthand wall and the
last year's circus poster card by the
'Men Wamnted for the .4 rmy" litho
gralph. Th'le safe was blown to bits
and the back of the oflco we mostly
The postcaruis, the sheets of statunps
and ll ile cash were gone. It was
a clear case for the bloodhounds from
Dieputy Sheriff Murray ilashed tile
alarn' to tihe kennels and1( tile crowd
arounld the oflice cheered as tihe pack
hov'e in sight at thb far end of the
"lire comle the dawgs," was the
i;:it this bit of encouiragemernt only
got themil as far as the oflieu dloor.
iFromi t hat pointt thley had2( to be
leaished'. anid diragged forclbiy inside.
and2( mlade to siff at the safe anld tho
cashl drawer. While everybody was
trying 10 get Roger, tihe fIercest of the
lot, to pick up the scent and be off,
two of tile plack discovered a soft
spot belind Zhe deliveay window and
wereb 'ound,(1 some timeI later, fa'st
This more or less broke up the
party. It w'as accordingly decided that
either the yeggs had been careless
enough 'o leave no scent or the blood
hounds had gone on strike, and that
whichevnr It waa ihe idea of running
down th~e robbers with dogs was im
STOP SICK H EADACHE
OR NEURALGIA PAIN
Oct istant relief with a 10 cent pack
age of Dr*. James' Headache Powders
Nerve-racking, splitting or dull,
throbbing headaches yield in just a
fewv moments to Dr. Jlames' ileadache
Powders which cost only 10 cents a
paickage at. any dirug store, It's tihe
lulickest, surest headache relief in the
whlole world. Dima't suffer! Relieve
tile agony and dIistr'ess nowv! You can.
Millions of me(n and1( women~ have found
thlat hehacheC or neuralgia misery is
nee(dless. (et what you ask for.
1nvigorating to the Pale and Sickly
The Old Standnta general strengthening tonIc,
(GlR)oy E'i'.T em Hils chili TON IC. drives out
.I uaria .enrIche aI lhe h'odw satd bIldq ep he sy.
temi. A trule tolet For n)bt2)2 andll children. 5'c.
AEGENTS1 FOR EDWIN CLAPP SHOES 31ILLINERY DEPARTME T UP
I Special Values in Ladies and Misses
IIIeliest Class Shoes sId iI Laurens Street Alats.
We are going to help you all we can to make the Dollar go as
far as possible. ..I We have assembled in our Bargain Basement
Specials from all departnents and have made prices that should
appeal to the n:ost economical buyers. Many of these are short
lots and the prices in many instance represent a small part of the
COST OF THESE ARTICLES
Our Clothing! Ladies' Long Coats!
(lothlig w as never sold as cheap during Ladies' Long Coats, just 1 ev1ved two log
the days of 5e cotton, so we are going to lots of Ladies' long Coats, which we have
(*lose out soile litimhe's in this llargain plaved in the Bargain Basement at spe
hiIs ent. Th'I 'eest l are not the latest vil pies.
styles. but they will do just as well as Lot No. 1 special . 4.98
ay.Lt No. 2 special 5.98
One lot Mlen's Suits, sizes 3:1 to :18, form-60 Ad-style long Coats ;( R4iin Coats,
erly sold at $10. $12.50. $15.00. To close 1 a
ii. BargaillBasemn~t at . . .......$4.98 long Is they last .... ........ .. 2.98
I te lot las heavlg Oveeots, oott w h we h
p.0d $10.00. to close at .s.e.m. 6.99t s
Onle lot AU,'n 1611 Clui(oats. formervily sold W(IR'I[ .12 CENT8 A P'OUND 'rG YOtU
ait $8.00. to close................4.49 Ono lot Noed F1lpe'el. as long s it lsts at
One l4;t out ili's Long- Ihaint.,; 'its, sizes 14 - . - 2 e.... . pc.... .... .... .08
o1 8. f oru sold 0at $6i.00 to $10.00. A\ It w p)ieces atei-wool oriest 7an ri , a -
lose a...... .............2.08 ilon 25c valu te, ait p ya rd... ......19
One lot (\oats h ey, Sizes 1ve to 17. to lot Men's Blue Work Shi aI'guuit
$'.se ant .... ....o clos.... 1.99 T silit sle'ial atN COTTO'.39
One lot Moli e'st -. si 31 to 38s. Ifo a rmael sOl lot A ri Khaki Poats, size :14 to :O9
1at $8.00.tovlos .... .... .... 4.49 One s tot( Red im f orn yl. as long sitla ts
()nit lot onth' ,o ng Pnto -1 t, sizes 14 B .-w '' Vrd . ... .... .... .... .... .. .48
tio spv'iait.... .... .... .... . .. 42. 9 2 5e v..a lue, .Stat ard A .. i.gha1s
Oet lot oar\ n l s laizkets. loio\ ' Blu arai ase ient spe
-'ie't .... 'i.... ..... ....... 1.49 VPl m .... ............. .... .. .061-4
)in vase extr a li \ s s :' 4 :1 I ha -gin ns
Ilargahi aseien t special ...... .298 (jns Eh Ti NUMBERS IN DR ESS
Meltii 8 and4 Bo , cy's R~ibbded I iitleiweari, 25v' (0ODs.
.ne lot. I oha \'si .: 42,a l(neI ~ 'ia inl iae 'hy bg t.. . . . ....1.04
cmev specal a s..I. t il .......0.. .49m2. orted4 y rench Popins Oi l)0P1111 highns
Jn o ea r-Wl lanlts. pi l as gin 8 -1 au ,lagan l e et se
l'iap !.... .. ...... .1... . ... .98 Worth 75e. special, yard .... .. . .0
l ' iied 'n a il in Wool Soge, oth 65e at .50
I leavy JOuisl'as. Barga in Basement 1-")tr% otIi7eseiaatyd.5
.................. ........ .... ....0 .98aieii Olll al .hds otI
Childrensit ibied Illose. Bargain $a1e- 7
Iment spe cial .... .... .... .... .10 p al i I mpre d rep es, ut
1Isemn spN ecia lIlis wot 7lv, special . . .... . .1
(hI I' and Endits from ouri stoc.k in Mien 'sjde iiGoes l oos pca
Laldies5' and Children 's Shoes. Broken lt.................15
sizes, hnt1 if you enni be fitted it means a 0ubto abMiiFec lvs
I O'ii('ii dtis 5l~' in . worth iilll1 75 , special.rd.... ....50
A vrylagestckto elctfrm ndpoil vie and morteoups, sapler
IpecilLinladies ('oat SidOlove, jus
~ $IreceivedU~ bigDRO shOmnt bogtsixths
Plyg12 P.tsOur Pic ntuesegoe ra
Vist heIde H'Throaw the.ua price adao sae