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WAS SHOT AS SPY Austrian Woman,with Her Babies. Finds Asylum in America. BELGIANS RESPECT AMERICAN PAPERS \ntwcrp Authorities Release Her on F.vidcn-ce of Man's Naturalization. A pretty little Austrian woman, Mrs. l'ina Kaeman. twenty-live years old, with her two children, Morris, one year old, and Marie, two and a half, whose husband. Samuel Kaeman. was arrested n.< a spy in Antwerp by Belgian sol ? ner.s soon after war was declared, tound h refuge here yesterday at tho Hebrew Sheltering and Immigrant Aid Society, __".? Bast Broadway. Racman. was a naturalized American citizen and hta case will be ?ailed to the attention of the -t?te Pepartmcnt at Washing? ton. Mrs, Kaeman does not know whether her husband la living or dead. The lust -he hoard of him was that he had been taken to a town in Belgium called Ham- ' noiid. That was nearly six weeks ago. She fears he was shot. Kaeman had left his naturalization papara with Ma wife. That fact adds U the little woman's fear- for her hus? band It proved lucky for her, however. ?s it was only by means of the papers that she was able to prove she was not an Austrian spy when she was arret-tcd ss such by the Belgian authorities. Raemaa came to this' country from j Austria several years ago. He settled in t hicago, and in 190? took out natur? alisation papers in tho Superior t'ourt . oh County, Illinois. Having saved ? ou?e money he sent for his Austrian stheart in N?vennoste, Galicia.1 They wire married ?n Chicago, and lived for some tune at 221 Illinois st., ? in that city. Three years ago they decided to re? turn to Europe. They went to Antwerp,. where the husband set up a small fruit store. Business prospered and they ??ere contented and happy in their new home, especially after the two children rame. When war was declared and no were posted throughout Antweip I! Germans and Austriana '?> leave th? city within twenty four hours,; they felt no fear, because Kaeman was at American citizen. So they tarried. Hut tiie day after the expiration of; ..tice Belgian soldiers enme to the and dragged the husband away despite his protests that ho was an American citizen. That was the last Mri Rurman saw of him. She said sh<? ? clos??- the store and with her babies, fled t?? the cellar, where they lived for two weeks on scant nourishment until the younger child became ill. The woman dared not leave the f< r fear she would be arrested. V\ ihe baby fell ill. however, she vent;.),- ; out an I to haVe it admitte?'. to ?me of the Antwerp hospitals. Belgian -oldit?rs followed lier home, and ar? rested her as a spy. ?She was impris oned, she -a:d, and her other child; taken from her. She was given only an hour to appear before the authorities ? and make whatever defence she could to the charge. She had not thought of her husband's ' i aturalisation papers in the fear and . anxiety of k<*** experience,' When she' brough! before thr "-"?lgian court' happened to remember thnt her ? 1 usband had left thein with her. She produced them, and Henry M. Deidricb, the American Consul at Antwerp, was sttit for. The authorities released her, but insisted that she leave the country. Mr. Dcadrich gave her 30 francs and : a ticket to London. , I She had no friends in London and ? wanted to come to this city, where she ;aid her uncle, Joseph Gottlieb, lives. >h' had her uncle's address at .r?71 Broadway, but he could not be located yesterday. Through the Ameri? can Embassy in London, she obtained je ??!? the Kaltic, arriving here on Friday night. GERMANS READY FOR FINAL BLOW "Retreat" from the Marne Fine Bit of Strategy. Ex-Officer Says. Dr. Hugo Schweitzer, a former Ger? man naval officer, now nn American citizen, who returned from Germany leys than two weeks ago, in a state? ment issued yesterday asserts that the ? ur situation at this time totals up a distinct advantage in favor of the Ger? man army He went on to say: "I ban'?: my opinion not upon our published statements, but upon a care? ful survey of the strategical move? ments of the Germ?n army in the last two week.-. J swallow th?. sensational ies from London with a grain of salt. "For instance, only the <i_y hefoie terday the w;.r correspondent- of ?In- British prt,s reported that the Ger? mans were in h precipitate flight before the Allies; that General von Baluck and his aimy. at least 14,000 men, wore made prisoners; that the Grown Prince . rol two of his brothers were killed mi i.etion; that the Germans, frenzied with hunger, hud eaten up half the horses of their, army. Where, however, the >wir correspondents get such news is ?he deepest kind of mystery. "A day or two ago 1 noticed the Lon? don crowd conceded that the German army is intact, thut it has 'retreated' ? cry strong position, which it now ??ccupi?;- on the heights of Laon and Kheims. with its right protected by the Oise and the Aisne iit Noyon. lu other words, the inference is justified that there was no battle of the Marne, and that the widely heralded 'biggest larnage ?n history' was fought only In the imagination of the correspondent.-> of the London papers. "As a matter of fact, the so-called 'battle of the Maine' was but a new line-up of the Germans. This new line-up was andertakan to deliver the tinal blow to the Allies. To make this blow decisive it was necessary for the German? to combine all the forces W5't?i they had in Northern France and Belgium and on the Kastern French frontier. The armi'-s which had made their victorious entry into Belgium and gloriously routed the Allies, as vividly described in Sir John French's report to his government, had to move in ord'T to combine with the armies of Met? and Strassburg, which had so fur seen little action. This moving was in to sense a 'retreat' compelled by the enemy. "Two points must be considered in ?hi?, relic? ntration movement. The en? try of thr eastern armies from Metz -? ?id S acsburg is hindered by the im ttong fortifications between Verdun and Toul It would take some time to render these fort? harmless, and thi? delay would prevent the rupiil M*?^aw i.m~a0&~**i ? i ?i , ..? ?" '-?a. ' . i'i wa advene? of the eastern force?. Nat? urally, therefore, the force? which were marching In the moat westerly di? rection had to more toward the east Therefore, von Kluck's, van Hausen'? and von B?low'a feVces changed their marching direction away from Paris toward Verdun and accomplished this Change without being interfered with by the Allie;'. This even Parla admits in the statement mentioned above th?t the German army is 'intact' to-day. "Put why did these westerly march in?? arml"s not take Pari?.' The an ?wer to that is very ?simple. The t?k in?* of Pr.ri? would mean nothing ?? long as the strong line of Verdun-Tonl exists and a? long; a? the Alli?s have not ?ufTered a decisive ?lefeat. MBe?id?a, with the new (?arman 42- ? centimetre siege tun? the 'akirig of Paris is only a matter of expediency. When the eor-dition? are ripa- the Ger miin army will move before Paris and | there shoot down on?- fort after an- | other until they cat? freely enter the I place. The time for sieges with Imp? aired." of thousunds of ma-n beleaguer-' ing :i fortress is past, at least for th?* (?ermans. Li?ge, Namur, Maiibeup?-. Lille, etc., were taken in the first six week? of the war. "There 'is another reason \?hy the; Germ?n? entering Franco from Belgium j did not continue on the straight south- j ern route toward Paris, It would have j led tham to the plain around Chal?n?- ; sur-Marne, Here the French imnioru vi es take place ? very year. The French I eommanders know thi? territory as their own pocket. Every distance i* ? marked for rifle and artillery linnjr; trenches are huilt everywhere, rind the . ground is splendidly prepared for a battle field favorabj? to the French? The German? would not possibly allow themselves to be drawn into a battlo there. "Concerning the terrible losses of the Germans, it is worthy to note that according to a report from London the (ierman casualties up to September 17, dead, wounded and missing? wore about 35,000, while according to Sir John French's report the casualties of the British up to their defeat at St. Quen? tin, about September 1, were more than 15,000. What must have bated the losses of the French, about which no reports have been published* "All the talk about the withdta?vnl of troops from France and fri.ni Fust Prussia ia nonsense. Germany ha* ' enough troops in the ea.-t to take care of the Russians, and enough troops to ?lefeat the French and their allie?, even with the reinforcements the lat? ter arc said to be getting from Africa, India. Japan and Russia. GERMAN POWDER POOR, SAYS WRITER English Critic Explains Bad Marksmanship At? tributed to Teutons. What appears to be a loeical and leasonablc explanation of the poor marksmanship attributed to the in- : fan try of the German army is the sub? ject of an article In a recent issue of '?The Field." The writer a.-sorts that the fault does not lie either with the man OI the rifle, but with tho ammu? nition, which, he says, is deficient in two vital particulars. Calling attention to the fact that ihe lierman sei-vice propellent i- of the nitro-cellulose order, he "In a remarkably short space i? time th? explosive undergoes acid dec? m j.osition, whereby shooting qualit; terioraies, as many sportsmen in hoi countries have learned to their cost. So marked are tha- decomposition ten? dencies of nitro-cellulose powders that small quantities put ;.sule in specimen tube? develop in about a ? coupla} -of year.-- the charact? smell of nitric Rcid. When the d? .-n proceeds in th? ca 11 the brass ia -a'tackd, becomes rotte:, and exhibits t!.a- groen discoloration termed in domestic circles verdigris. In due course the mouth of th? splits, assisted, no doubt, by the wedging ac'i'?:' of the tightly gripped bullet." Continuing, ihe writer say.-: "This brings us to the second cause of de? terioration. - The German practice in regard to the rising of the bullet into ? the mouth of the ease ?lifi-r-. from I that commonly adopted in tins coun- ; try. The nio.st usuul foreign pn is to form the mouth of the case some points smaller than the bullet. so insure a tight fit. The better plan, us adopted by the British service i ?.Ige, is ' ick the bulli't into place tabbin the br? - ? tormed around the bullet. "German and Austrian cartridge? show a large proportion of -pin mouths after a comparatively short I period of storage. This splitting ap? parently occurs quite independently ! of deterioration of powder, though th< i latter is an aggravation when acting (simultaneously. "War differs from other human en? terprises," says the writer, "in the 1 fact that practical experience comes the way of only a small proportion of those making preparations. Some ( link in the complicated chain of I necessary arrangements may prove to ? be lacking at the last moment. Apply j ing the general argument to the ape . dal eircumitaiiccs under eonsidera I tion, there may be something in tin theory that the German army ia doing ! a futjle bas) with bad ammunition. "Two things are certain: Fir?-t, tha German ammunition will not keep. and. second, that English ammunition will keep, even unto the third and fourth generation?, as samples brought home from the South African war elo ?jucntly show to-day." -_???-?? RUSSIAN GENERALS, NOT SOLDIERS, SEEN ! Widespread Report of Presence of Army in Scotland is Explained. London, Sept. It?.- Since the ofl?ci i denial that any Russian trooos had I passed through English territory for | France, issued a few days ago by the ' War Office, etfor'.s have been imule t" I ascertain the cause ol the persisten, ? reports that a Russian army hn?i been moved from Archangel to the Scottish Coast and lhci.ee across the Channel to points ii ltelgium a- d Northern Prance. According to u high official of Oie government these report:-, probably had ! their source in the fact that a numbei . of Ruasiaa officers, detailed for staff ami observation duty with 'be ! : and Kngl'sh armies in the field, pMsed ' 'hruugh F.nglan I, accoi.ipanied by their order he ? and servants, all in uniforr.. ' It is believed that villagers In Scotland [ caught sight if these Russians in u;:i f.irm, strnr'.'c to the country folk, and thus arose the widespread report of ? ' Russian troop movement n this coun ,,ry-_?_ SHARP TO SUCCEED HERRICK ON OCT. 1 Washington, ^i-pu 19. Ambassador Herrick has urranga-d to transfer the Ami-ricaii Smbasay in Paris to Wil?am G. Sharp. O? Ohio, the newly appointed ambassador, on Oetobci I. The St.?t. Department had left it to them to :ir rango the date, and Mr. Herrick sug? gested the end of this month. SAW VON OPPEL ! THROTTLE PREFECT Lille Professor Prevents Murder vof City's Chief Official. MAKES REPORT TO FRENCH MINISTER _ i Charges German Lieutenant of \ Hussars with Act of Gross Brutality. Hordenux. Sept. Ki. The Minister of! the Interior. Louis J. Matvy. announced to-day thnt he had received the follow? ing sworn statement from Professor j Piquet, of the University of Lille, relative to the treatment of ?'refect Trepont by Lieutenant von Oppel of tho German lL'th Hussars. "1 went to the prefecture as a per Sonal hostage of the lieutenant. The Prefect was seated near a tall". 'Is, secretary, M. Horromee, was mated op-i posite. Von Oppel threw himself upon the Prefect, erring! 'You are prepar? ing for mobilization,' and throttled him with both hands for some tim?. "A soldier, seizing Horromee by the throat, battered his head with a car? bine. "You Shall Be Shot!" "Trepont extricated himself and turning upon Von Oppel, said: 'You are a real Cern?an offleer!' Von Oppel, fu? rious, shouted: 'Ail right. You will be shot.' He ordered his men to load their carbines and Trepont and Horromee were thrust violently against the wall. "The lieutenant took a bandage from | his pocket nad placed it Over the eyes1 ot Trepont. who pushed him awuy. j Then the lieutenant returned the ban? dage to his poche! and going bark to the table, subjected the functionary to .-, cross-examination. The moment was one of frightful anguish. "Finally, a< a result of my energcti" remonstrances, Yon Oppel became mote reasonable, and, turning to Trepont and Horromee, said: 'Very well. You goto Magdeburg, l'ack your trunks.'" I.une\ ?lie lined s 1.10,000. In B report to the Minister of th? Interior, under date of September 16, Sub-Prefect Mimer of Luaeville say: that town has bien occupied three weeks. More than one hundred houses have been burned, thv ?uh-prefecture is , .. heap of ruins, numerous acts of pil? ing? have been committed and a con-, tribution of 660,000 francs i$i;iO,00(i) ; in a.?*Li has be..,i exacted. lHirnig the greater part ?f the oc? cupation there has been a great lack of provisions: No gas, electricity or | kerosene is available, and the in-, habitant, are obliged to use candles; for lighting purposes. Four hostages have I ecu given daily m anawer for ih? security of the German troops. Prefect Briens of Pas-de-Calais, who has been under restraint, repot t s that during th? three days' occupation of Arras his only humiliation was morn'. tri.int. !!>? wai informed that he not?a prisoner, but mu^t simply ? tl e disposal <>f the t?i rmnti militar) authorities. The German commander asked him to have all men affected by the latest mobilisation order brought to the Cita- ' del, but this the prefect declined to do. On receiving the prefect's assur? ance that theie was no money in the departmental treasury the officer ?a luted and. went,.away. railroad station ?mil the barracks were wrecked and the electrical plant and th?' poatoffice wore rendered use? less. I hrong in ? alhedral. A large crowd filled St Andrew'? Cathedral this morning at a mass for the success of the allie?l forces. In spite of the early hour there was not a vacant seat in the immense building. At the conclusion of the service Ab? bot Wetterle, <?!" Alsace, formerly a member of the German HeichsUg, de- ? livered a patriotic n'ldress. His voice ringing clear and vibrant through live cathedral; he declared that France Was innocent of the crime now being com? mitted, and that God would bring the ' nation out vu toi ions. When the abbot finished he was greeted with much applause. Profeasoi Piquet's sworn statement confirms a recent dispatch stating that Prefect Trepont of Lille had been threatened with death by a German lieutenant. When the Germans en- ! tore?! the town of Lille Professor Piquet) who is professor of the Ger? man language and literature at the university, accompanied the lieutenunt to tho prefecture as an interpreter. lu. s. mayT?cover REFUGEES' BAGGAGE Talk of Sending Transport to Europe to Secure Lost Property. Proai The Trimms Bareau I Washington, Sept. P.?. Now that the ! work of getting the thousands of Amer? icans out of the war zone has been practically completed, Department of State officials aie turning their atten? tion to the tusk of recovering the bag? gage and other belougings left in Eu , rope by the refugee?. It is estimated that Americans left many hundred thousand dollars worth ? of property in Europe, n:i comparative? ly few were able to bring their trunks ' and other luggage when they returned. The State Department is being deluged with letters from Americans who want ;u recover property they left abroad. Reports to th? State Department are that hundreds of trunks, suitcases and handbags are piled two stories high in front Of the cathedral in Cologne, where 'no trail I were held up and the passengers divested o? their baggage. It ?S also reported '.hat there is a large ; amount of American barrage in Paris, Havre, London and other European cities. Ofici?is at? endeavoring t<? formu? late plans to bring .;.?? baggage to America, and it '.J barely possible tn:.*. a transport will I ent to Europe fer that purpose. Many Americans who lost tiieir automobiles have also made imiuiries about the possibility of their recovering them ei ?neu- value in nah. The records Of the State Department nhow that inquiries were made about moro than forty-one thousand Ameri? can-', who were .n Europe at the _ut- ' break ?'?"' the war. The names n?ve been indexed and are now being checked up with the reports from the consuls. American refugees from war stricken countries ?n Europe will r.nd ships from England to the United States crowded t.ntil near the close of October, accord? ing to Slate Department advices to-day. Hundreds of Americans still are gath? ered in llollund. and thousands more are en route '.'rom Austria, Germany and Swit-erhind to England. Nearly four' hundreil sailed from Home for New York Thursday on the steamer Tomuiiso di Savoia, and other sailings hcheduled for the month will take care I of all Americans now in Italy who w:-h to retara. CK?VOtVo Present a number of smart, unusual tailored and dress HATS from \arun Madeleine Georgette Marie*Loui>?e Maria-?uy Lewis Odette Rebonx as well as copies in tete de negre, midnight Mue and black velvets and satin antique from $20.00 Fifth Avenue at 52nd Street 6 STEAMERS BRING 6,000 AMERICANS Sir J. Forbes Robertson and Carnegies Sail on the Mauretania. i i:> Cable to Tin? Tribune. I London, Sept. 10.- Six steamers, car? rying ti.OOO Americans, left the British Isles to-day for the United Sutes. This makes the tot il of Am-riran departures during the week 15,000. The Mauritania sailed with a cloud? ed saloon, including Sir Johnston Forbes Bobortaon, the actor, who is going to open an American season at Detroit. He will make a tour to the roast and - thence ?jo eaat through Canada to New ; York. Other passengers arc Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Carnegie, Miss Carnegie, 1'. W. Whitndge, .Mr. and Mrs. X. W. Anthony. C. H. Haet/er. Mr. and Mrs. W. Livingston Hruen. Mrs. ?aid? ron Carlisle. Mr. and Mrs. Htnrv S. Cattel, Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Colby, Mr. and Mrs. K. A. I'urrun. Charles Parnham anal family. Mr. ?ml Mrs. J. K. lli'geman, Mr. and Mia. Louis Kahn, William T. Kissel, Colonel W. Gordon McKabe, t . B, Newbold sml family, Mrs. Anaon Phelpa sinke?, MisM H. Phelpa Stoke.-, A. (i. Scott i and Mr. and Mis. L. P. Wormser. The American cruiser Tennessee will start for America about October 1. car? rying home virtually all the army of? ficer* who rame over to Europe on gov? ernment relii'f work. The Tennessee left New Yoik August 0 with more than $,r?,000,Oon on board to aid stranded Americans in Europe. Under orders from Henry S. Hicckin ridge, the American Assistant Secretary of War, affairs here are being closed up a- rapidly as possibly, preparatory t?i ending the relief labors of the Wash? ington government. A resident Ameri? can relief committee, under a pel ma? in nt form of organization, will COB tinuc, nfter the withdrawal of govern? ment assistance, to assist indigent Americans with committee funds. The local committ"e has been using its own funds since the opening of the war for the temporary assistance of penni? less? Americans, while the gova-rnmi-nt money has been used for tin- payment <f Meamship and railroad faros -mil other larga-r amount? whirl .' ild be accounted for in laige v. i- i The government rein- in?ler the direction of army offici ^ . .. chilly detailed will cud also in all the l.niti i ental capitals. Diplomatic otlicers will direct the work after October 1. W. H. I'age, the American Ambassador, and the r?sidant committee will co-operate in London, where the embassy start' probably will be increased temporarily to look after the extra work. GERMA?CALL?WAR WORST OF FOLLIES Officer of Kaiser's Guard Says Corps Have Been Wiped Out. Bordeaux, Sept. 19.- There has been given out officially here the following information concerning incidents of the lighting and personal experiences, fur '. nished by German prisoners or obtained from Jocuments seized by French troops. It relates particularly to the ? fighting around Kheims between Sen? | tember 11 and If. A German military officer wrote: "Modern war is the greatest of fol i lies. Companies of tS0 men in the 10th Army Corps have been reduced to ; seventy men, and Ihere are to-day companies of the Guard commanded by volunteer? of a year, all the otlicers having disappeared." A letter written by ? German captain i of infantry said: "We were surprised by the French , and I lost my company. Searching f'.r it in a village, I was made a prisoner. Xow my fate is'in the hands of Cod." Another (?erman officer who was cap , tured at Rheims said: "For tactical reason? the Cruard had I to retreat. We had many killed and ; ?>00 injured. The tirst battalion of the 1st Regiment of the Guard has not an? other officer. The French artillery de? filed so well that we could not discover . its site. General von Schaak and the colonel of the "Jd Regiment of Artil? lery of the Guard are among the killed. "W'ith what grief we learned each evening of the death of our com? rades," this officer continued to one of ins captors. "It is neces.-'ary to ha'.c lived through the battle and to tincl one's self in the evening without 1'v.jd, at.-' with only the hard earth f.- a bed, to appreciate the truth of the word.-, -Warm was the day and bloody the battle; c?il.l is the evening and calm is the night.'" The following is from a letter writ? ten by a lieutenant of the "dth German Artillery: "The lOtli Corps has been constantly in action tiince the opening of the campaign. Nearly all our horses have fallen. We light every day from 6 in the morning till 8 at night, without eating or drinking. The artillery fire of the French is frightful. "We get so tired that we cann.^t ride a horse even at & walk. Toward noon our battery was literally under a rain of shrapnel shells from the French, and that lasted for three days. We hope for a decisive battle to end the situa? tion, for our troops cannot rest. "A French aviatr last night threw four bombs, killing four men and wound? ing eight, aid killing twenty horses ar.d wounding tea more. We ?lo not receive any more mail, for the postal automobile? of the 10th Corps have Leen destroyed." An officer of the Prussian Guard Regiment said: "My regiment left for the front with ixty-six officers- it counts to-day only live. We underwent terrible trial ," ANTWERP MOB SLEW MANY GERMANS German Newspaper De? clares Belgians Commit? ted Many Atrocities. A special edition of the "Neueste Nachrichten." of Leipsic. dated August '_., contains the following, under the title "Mow Germans Were Hutcher-u in Antwerp": "Three reports 01" the inhuman treal nunt to which Germans were subjected by the mob at Antwerp have so far been published by this paper. Among the_ reports was also that of an eyewitne-s who, after escaping from Belgium to Leip o, personally called at our office. In publishing this report, whicti whs ba ed upon a -tenogram (.f the story us told by our informant, we believed it necessary to present the most serious charges in a milder form and to make a number of ??misions, acting upon the supposition that some of the state? ments might possibly be ovedrawn, and in the belief that the Belgian people, claiming . ?> prominent . position in the ' civilized world, could not possibly be guilty of beastly nets, parallel only to the excesses <>f Chinese hordes in Pe? king or to the gloomy days of the Th rty Years' War. However, a second eyewitness now .ni; himself, and tho story told by him Is almost absolutely identical with , the two ?eports previously obtained. And now we consider it the duty of the press to give to the public the full itory of th?' unspeakable \ilencss with which peaceful German citizens were slaughtered in the streets of Antwerp ; and how the blood-mad mob at Ant : werp murdered defenceless German women and children. Our informant, who arrived In l-eipsie the day before day and who witnessed with his 1 own eyes the moat atrocious crim?'s Committed upon th" Germans at Ant I werp in the night between Tuesday 'r.n?l Wednesday, reports as follows: "It was ?m Wednesday, at about 3:30 a. m., when I was arouaed from sleep by i great commotion. Looking out of the window, 1 saw a tremendous crowd In the street, who, hooting and f.ho_t ing and brandishing canes snd revolv? ers, made a ruh for nil that was Ger? man. A few groups of desperadoes : forced their way Into hous?'s occupied '" ?i ?rmans, broke down the gates and d up the stairs. The doors of private apartments vero likewise forced, and now these mad devils be I I.ave:J like beasts. Women ami chil? dren, even women in child-bed, were I dragged by th?- hnir from their beds, inhumanly beaten with canes and ' chased ?lownstuirs. "In wild haste I fled, so at least to save my life. A trunk with my ?nv? \ ing-?. amounting to 4<>n florins, I had to leave behind. In tits street I no ' ticed a man, his w.fe and two chil Itlren. all but scantily dieeaad, trying I to eseape. Theae people frsoia at once I surrounded l>> a Hiluun. mob, threat ' cuing them with eaaee, l.? "???? and p*a* tola. I hastened to the maa'a ?id and look charge of the two children. 1 had hardly taken the children in my arms when ? Helgian loudly cheered ??nil applauded by the crowd made for ! the poor woman, who. in a semi-con , scious condition, lay in her husband's arm. and killed her with his knife. For a moment I dropped the children in order to bring succor to the unfortu , nato husband, who was bleeding from , many wounds. Hut he had disappeared in the mob. When> I again turn id my attention to the children I found that they, too, had been stabbed to death. Now I sought to save my own life. "In the same street, about fifty paces away. 1 saw two children, about three and six yeurs old, being flung from the fourth story window of a house. Their little bodies were shattered on the pavement. In the meantime the Bel ' gian mob, composed of between 3.000 , and 4,000 people, set out in hot pursuit ol the Germans, and subjected thorn to most cruel treatment. Pistol shots I ierre?! the yvild hooting of the crowd again and again. What became of my ! fell?w countrymen 1 do not know. "I s-.w the unrestrained mob storm German shops and large stores and set lire to some of them. From many windows (lames burst into the street, ?and from amid.t the crowd came .bout.* I like 'Down with the Zeppelins!' 'Dowr with the German dogs-' 'Death to tli - German scounuiels! ' etc. A few tor up the pavement and hurled the stones at tiie Germans; others demolished i iron fences ruid used the pieces as nreapona. "A large department store was com? pletely ransacked. Many women were conspicuous among the looters. And while all this was going on the Po | lice Department took no action what loever. An oflicer of the Antwerp po ? lice force stationeil very near me turr.cil his back upon the occerrence. an?! his features reflected pleasure rather than an intention to interfere. After submitting t<? many mistreat? ments and blows I finally reached the harbor, where my attention was drawn to an unoccupied sailboat on shore. 'Ihree otner persecuted Germans and myself took possession, and only to this lucky chance we owe our lives and our escape without serious in "In the outer part of the harbor we WON picked up by a ship navigating under the Dutch flag. In Rotterdam wc went ashore, and then sailed ud the Hhine on board a Dutch coal barge as far as Wesel, where I enlisted as a volunteer in order to avenge two and three fold fighting in the ranks of our German army, in honest battle, sword against sword, the innocentlv shed blood of inv German compatriots. The cries of agony raised by the tor? tured women and children I shall not forgoCas long as I live. It was simply horrible." This description ?_ officially con? firmed by a telegram from Goch, sent by the Brussels representative of the WolrT Telegraph Bureau, and contain? ing the following information: The "state of siege" was declared i. ? Belgium on Saturday. The ?ame night j sil (perman? were told to leave the | country us soon as possible. The oc Ts^^^^^m^m^<-==i.-?Ja?ia| When You Go Shopping ?Don't faiil to consult this Dej?rtment regulwly. You wiU find i? Mpfa These Shops and Articles have won high favor?they are worthy of ?0w i confidence. What is new and approved in Fashion goes hand in hand wHfc excellence in all that is offered below. MILLINERY. I MILLINKUY. Park tx NEW SHOW ROOM! 28 East 33rd St. Announces Fall Display of Millinery for the Individual Imported Modelt?Original ?Creation.. Smart Ha??, $7.50 to lft| SpecUl Aliar.??.? Given 1. Your 0?. M.iari.1?. fur, ?epaireal a* RemodelrJ .1 Very to,?,? H,?^ CORSETS. OUR CORSETS are ?irtrtly mxi?? U '.t.l?*r A |?f?Bl w. Ii.ilv:?'? to ?he hwlr an-1 ?fiat ?mart fit thai haut? ??> BUM ? I nnt poaailliti? in tie Btrfe wi'li cami nafa? from ?he -??.-( BMIW?ill ?? **??" B?W? '"' whl.h it I? lalMatod Tl.ii MUM I* Papillon inral?-!?. arhl.-li are ?. li-i.tH ally .?,.-r?.t. a f\l I ally (o niankln?!. Prit? $6.00 Upward?. Our iw?l? are uni?..a.ll, ?.Iml't.-l ? be ?* ?iii>a-ii..r ?17I?. Sx, ?Blah ?.I ?rarkmawlitp AU fltllii??. muter tlir ?!ip?-n?ii" ?* WldtlM ?.?r.lrar. P.'.okltl <; Malta?! HI i??pi"?t. L? PAPILLON CORSET CO. Madame Gardner, Mgr. 2? WENT .MTU ST., NKIV li<>::K. ?r\LP AND FACIAL TREATMENT. Margaret Keeler TREATMCNr FOR THE FACE AND SCALP: SUPERFLUOUS HAIR REMOVED BY ELECTRICITY. G> ARANTEEO. 500 FIFTH AVIS.,,,.fffi^j CANDY AND F A VOR BHOJP. FIMES THAT MELT IN YOLK NOL'TH [?'ra?sh *\a?ry ?lay frum !>?>st Ingraallcnta. Nutte.l K?i.l?re.i. ?<)<? a lb. I'IhIii. ?Oo a 11?. Sent aiiy*fi??r?? paid. AI,I, I'l [niKS ARE MADK UV K.MM.V BRUNI PBRBOXALaLT. EMMA BRUNS, 8 East 33d ht,, N.V. MILLINERY. MLLE. MARIE MILLINER Late v-ith NEY S?URS, PLACE VENDOME. PAHIS, HAS jo: Mb WITH MISS ALICE HUSHES CLANCY 628 FIFTH AVE. ShOWl eiipies of Freftrrt hatl ftl very low figures during thii season. Mso, '.vil' receive past season's rna ! remodel hats at price! from $3.00 to $5.00. ft is wonderful how this little French Siiss ear alter and make ',.,1-1 se.f.i.11'-. li.its._ _MILLINKHY. Smart and Distinctive Modal?, _S.y.lMI. 7..Ml. tH.OO rip._ RATES FOR ADVERTISING IN THIS DEPARTMENT WILaL BE FURNISHED UPON REQUEST. ?.OW xa. Cowen's'? Tailored Frocks und (?OVUM I?* ?re nu?* ?huni-if a <_ ??ele?-? inn ??f the latent exr),,?,. ?naiaiel??, rrprpaapntinfc the rat* late?! ?rlr.n ..? the limsm ('allait, I'aaimn, < herult, PrtML llroaoll ?nil lYi.-i-t. Ml modrls ?ere selected W Mr?. < a????i. pcrnajnally w|,|L}iZ l'?ri?. and w<? ha? a? leiten fr-? ea?h ?if the tirm? named tttti. Mrif- to (he truth of thta ?tae?> ment. Order?? c t. ?><? u 1 <-<l at ihort eeOiL Mme. Traueotf. ti.rmerlr ?ft Lichtenatein Millinery tsl et "ilh Ave., and aNo llia-kao?'?, ? nai?A ??mue. tiH ttiili ihi? m'a?, linhmenl. 5J7 Ml TH AM .. N?WYO? f r ALwt RUMORS The supply o? KAFFEE HAG has not been interrupted any rumors to the contrary are false. Go the dealer you bought KAFFEE HAG from before and he will gladly fill your order without any increase over the orig? inal price 25 cents per package. Dealers who have sold out their stock of KAFFEE HAG can promptly secure a fresh supply Immediately by notifying us. . KAFFEE HAG CORPORATION L 225 Fifth Avenue, New York. ? SQJk Kaffee HAG?perfect coffee?95' of the caffeine removed. &*; Wm\\. In the bean only?_5 cent? *. package, all dealers. .% . currences at Brussels in the las' f? w . day? cannot be portrayed even with the aid of the boldest imagination. Sines the declaration of war on Tuesday i ore noon the mob demolished ail places of business either owned by Germans or dealing in German product.-. Every sign revealing the Faintest suspicion of a German advertid" wan removed, and all people of Ger? man appearance were slthi sssaulted or suspected of espionage, impossible rumor.-, were being ? late?! and published in the press. One of these reports was to the otTei I German soldiers had attempted 'o ,.s sasiinate General Lctnan. th? gallant defender of the Liege fort ?. A number of newspapers declared that oar diera were poorly fed, end the prei dulged In violent atta?.-ks upon the pe ?on of tho Kuiser. In short, nothing ws? left undone to fan the llames o sntl-Gorman ?'anata? -i-ni. Every night tines last Tharsda** | thousands of Germans, under the pro? tection of the Anieri? un ?"<ir.?.ul Gen? eral, hsve been leaving T5el-*iurn by , way of Holland. PRINCETON PROFS. IN WAR Two Fight with Allies. Otheri Abroad Will Return. Princeton, N. J., Sept. It. Prol Pierre Boutroui*. who occupies a ehairi of ni fi ?h?, ni *t i es .:: Princeton l'nivei sity. lias enlisted n the French armv. ?ecording to u letter *?. !? <.:i ?ic h?i writ? ten to President John <:. Bibbert. Pro? fessor Houtrour, I'.-.- o::iy been at Prince? ton on? ysmr, a.-.-l had returned t? France to spenil t!it? fath? . r Emile Boutrou\, of the Iv.t.'-Ii ? ?. ? r. n, Profe -ior Archibald A. Bowman, 01 the philosophy department, ? taken to ir.i-ar. that If Is In th< ? ih irmy, in ?rhich l-.r warn en officer. Profei Bowman formeny lived In Scotia, d I " n he summer. S'o ??.?. d s .-''? Ed v in w. Kamerei. ? partmtnt; from John A. Westcett, pro t el Latin, nor t'ro:n Herbert S. Murch, of the CncU?h dii)i.rtnient. Proie k r Robert IteBlrey, or the h is tment; Thomas M. Parrott, . i artm? at," Le Roy W. at chemistry, and Charles F. \v. UeClitre, pioiessor of . ? ill ? ?t...-,; that thi.y ?/ill ...? bac .. b ? Th? latter ? in s-.i edi i i n't- .?r Non ii Kemp Smith, Robert K Root, ?Mearj R. Shipman, Harvey W. Thayer ami (.'urUatiU Van ?\ inkle ?r?? en route to Priuoitui? from Europe, an?! eapect to arrive ?in liste f??r thv opt-ning of the college. BIDDLE WOULD Eg WAR BY PRAT2 -. A ' ? ; [iUiala?g ?h?r? *??* * -'J>???t, ll movement, *??''?" ^ ? ___ ** got ? '????? '/i?-^ appoint s . ? legation <?' *' ^.-ji tore to convene with one aaJJ?,. appointed time -'"' ?''\vj\j0' fighting c,.-e v-htle ???* ?? kneel to God and e.k *?'? rf? from the heavens, a; "/, d'??*< "Ca.. ; ?'> voice will he heard ?'?"rfi? of old. to tell the ' *r"""' ho? to adjust their difltre if God'? voice t? ??? ?? \\\t mcaiage will at "?**. " '. ,' ?,H i?. had of ?1! !?'*????'? tion.'' Presiden! * '""' -* Spring-Rice and , Si have writt? ' ?i'iuw^ to Hi Bid ?