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Kirat to I a*t the Truth: Newa, Editorial*. Advert li inrula. M \l?\\ MIMMM1H IT 'M O? - - * ? Tot? petpteal r?<??? ? ? ? ? ? f?. Ti-?rli SITTIO* r?.?.ri ?*. nT M?n tatop r?'<i eui.M? ?v Oh N?? I i ? art's. 1 r?<wth .I ?je ?'??. l'l\ .??U ? ? ooi* 1 >'**. ?so I f katt-* i TAPIAN !V!C!5fv ? ? n i * Kl M'AT . ? ... ....... 0.01 PTNDAY I OMT ,. " ? S? Ore re?- ? ? p' aa ? ? ? ? ? ?.*? . v.? \--> ? ?*. i tmme M-fl "? tai Yon can pnrchaae merchandise adrertlaed In TUE TKiHi'NF with abaelete ?afetv?for if ilsastlofes HM rooahl in aagi ?00? TUE TRIRl NE guarantee!? lo r>p\ your munev hark upon requeat. No red tape. No quihhlinir We make good promptly tf the ad? vert laer doe? m The Losses of the War and Their Effect on Its Outcome. 1- through Copenhagen Is p- j from the truth? The can. iny has minio on the .?.,? ' ? IXl ii!. The will to win been inca Gorman; ? highest militai and the German si have shown that will in the reckless fury of their .'?;s on intrenched positions. In the first two months of the war it looked iparing sacrifice ?if men was the soundest economy. Everything staked on a whirlwind campaign which was to carry the German armies to Paris and crush i ranee before her forces could be fully mobilized and could be ? i by tho British expedi? tionary army. The big results aimed at justified a policy of desperate energy with no count of the Even after the battle of the Marne had beer, lost and plans for a continuation of the campaign against Paris were laid aside tho German policy did ? The fig in Belgium ;?' fierce a: the line ? Marr.e, thi purely seconda ...ry objecti the Germans lavished lives as freely as when they had in view the primary objective of their grand strategy on the western front. In the eastern theatre German losses have been less severe, because the campaign there has strategically a defensive one, and until within the last two months laiRe German forces hav? n employed. Since the first of October, however, the German strength in Poland and East Pr to more than 1,000.000 men. and there has been far more fighting on a large scale in ' 'ian in the On this front General von Hindei in a brilliant tactical mor* von K?l" i -it 1,250,000, it irai to credit 9 the west front and I " 10, the ? The effect. ma' s O? the most inter? ; at this stage 0f the \ ? fallen on the Credit ? rmany with . had incap. her rith nearly Time under Her than - , I u-Erh Gern BBtri Brit i Belgium "f the Allies in the put at cally th' Hut the Allies in th? ttei than the I .? sl qualiti* line Though Fr. rice's 1 hau sar of fighl ? Britain's will not be. and the Kreuch and British ai will be more than a match in quality, as well a* in BOB me months her It ; ? mbered ? event d from one-third to two-fiftl her troops to 1 off i. Russia has i supply of al to H man which German) svailab - to a i her part before long t" a purely ? Ikt by in J 11 Jt : . 'ime to i Get many 00,000 to if they art- needed. tan. Hut the worth , of the third ?Muss and fourth class material which must bs drawn upon to create these nrmlen in to question, l.oruhnri.i in vory rontempMi OOI ol n nines collected by imptensnii: boys, OB U*0 OBS hand, end ni??ii above forty, on the oth?'r. IK? eitSS th<> faillir?? of th?* improvis??d French armies to make headway in the winter of 1870 t much smaller bodies of train?*?! QOT* nian trOOJW. His crowning ??xamplo is that 0? IE Miihnki'? army. In "H..w t.ormany Makos Wir" he wrote: ??When BourbaM attacked tin [German] portion on ths Liseine lu? wan altogslhsr unable to do. ploy his foreSS OB tho comparatively narrow spa,-?- bs bad selei-toil for attack. Of the IM Runs hs had brought With bin bS could got only so into position; bi Infantry bad no room for do? ing their Soparioi numbers; and bo ho had m fhrs in bsfors ths numerically w??aker enemy; und dtuing his ivireat his numerical superiority brought further disaster upon him because he was unable either to move or to supply in a props. manner tho numbers he had." In this caso the commander's incapacity ag reakneeees of raw troops. Bour anny was forced across t'tio ?Swiss border, and lie \v;.s so chagrined that ho attempted to : suicide. In tho end the determining factor in this war will be th? of the troops which the com i'i keep in the field. General von Hin <rg put the matter tersely when he said it i question of the survival of the armies with Germany is losing her best than ths Allies are losing theirs. That fact is of momentous importance, the more .r is now rapidly degenerating into duranco b Mr. Bru?, re's Unselfish Suggestion. Though abolishment of hifl office may not come about during his term, City Chamberlain Bruere ? . scorn : with the I troller's. That would be economical and rational. . entails neither work no ? errant the $12,000 salary. . ears it hs ical plum. the city government by the '?idation of offices and a rearrangement of thei: not so pressing S need as is such inizal f ths state government Never .y and efficiency dictate many - nrhich must be considered by the draft charter. Tho Hoard of I which is studying charter problems will ' a up the reform suggested by Mr. The I ni"n Case Against Alien Labor. Mr. John GUI, one of the labor union leader? the agitation against ein ment of alien.-? on subway work, pre 1 the unions' r;i-r? frankly in a letter prir- '? Tribune. In brief, it is that alien laborers worl shout half what .merican demand-. They thus pull down the workingman's ring. They enable contractors, "pirates of ? . v ? ." to underbid contractors who pay the prevailing scale of Wages. ??:? out of work American citisena who iployed, under existing law. "I erts Mr. Gill, "that if the enn ? id an sdwrtjsement in every New Vur; ? ' 'hey would have three than they could possibly u-e.*' If that statement is accurate, under the law only one thing to do?to hire regai ess of the eoi " of the contractors for evad? ing the law always has been that citizen labor If the; have merely to serve th"ir own .. and have, by holding down wages, tended ?til the aliens they hired and tho en? they refused to hire, it is time that the . enacted to prevent just that should bs ? union leader.- prove that. and they undoubtedly will have s full mes "i" pu i] ?? ?? Tl ey ought not to have, or to r a drive at foreign workers are foreigners, which is what ? nt course is deemed in many quarters ? Civil Service Protection of Incompetents. I' ' ? " . organized central body for all the Civil i. this city the maintenance and ex To judge by ths ' Mr. Trial, and allusi ' al" and "the ? ' . tai r : .. p ?' by law, i Mr. Priai is a politician ai d influence, both political and with the civil servant.-,, in a gen ???:.. -. for legislation to extend widely the privilege of court review of dismissal pro which the policemen now hold by virtue ions. That policy does not work for the maintenance of real merit in the civil Practically every department and bureau bead ??? work, admits privately that ? with the civil service l-' the g difficulty of dismissing incompetent or lazy job* tab proportion of appointees from ' "pan out." They had l^ook ths examinations, but not 1 ? . energy and ambition to do They are, and aie b tors." Such employ? missed from a privat ' . tablishment, yet the public is to keep then i ? SUI , save in flagrant there i much red taps and circumlocu tion in getting rid of them that the department to undertake this. That is why dry rot" A general court review Mild tax oots. Naturally, they favor court review. A ? mat il '? re I all jobholder- favor any .re likely to enable them to hug their joba I tighter, ntitl year after year representatives of their SSSOCiationi linvo lobbied at Albany for |M',-i;il favors of tlmt tinturo. If that is to lie the chief purpose nf this new organisation, it ?night just es ereil be understood at tho oataol Unit it il Opposed to the pttblk inli'reat. If il really toekl extonsiofl of tho merit sys? tem ami deoirOS to g*'t llio boot men into the publie servies end t<? keep <?"ly the beet qualified DK'ii there, it will Seek to make ?li? iiiis.-al of in OOmpetenti easier than it ll rather than harder. No good, honest erorker has much to fear now on the More "i" being "jobbed" for political ronsons. The public has ? free! deal to 'ear from the retention ?>f incompetents on the payroll through th*? political artisiticK of officeholder?1 sseorie tinns. A NOBLE KINfl. "("?ear ths load! 'T'lir the land." came the haughty donan d, The Kale* r*i Importai "l'or tiiin' i would fa - . doomed Prance to nttain, Lot my trill?]? Dl mole t?'i) pass by." Firm the nn?wer did ring of the gallant young King, "/ bora n?'i forgotten my ? No troops ?hull u.ivii'irr, thrOBgh my country to 1 r.uiCP, Though j/- honor and troth." ???My oath naught; know the? world must bo ta Tint* l. '? raproBMi When 1 arias to wags war, treaties all I Ignore, iptr d ?tiirb not my schemo." Then with fin an?] sword, while his giant guns rod, Th?- land ho luid waste, ?corning to spure ehunhea k'ran'i. cities ?air, :i cklcs?. hil?te. Hut undaunted the King defiance did fling, And gallantly strove for the right; Brava his army but imall, and he eaw his men fall, In unequal and BBOrciloaS light. Yet hope util! survives, so ever he strives To cheer and i bla men, While sharing their woea, rarely -?-eking repose, With strength and with valor of ten. day, On i \Yh:-- ? .-? hours are spent, hat he may. we fervently prny. Triumph over unnatural foes, And Peace soon restore the Inn?! as before. Till dloom as the rose. [SHINE BERRY DI EEREGA. November if?. I'M4 THE GERMAN SUPERMEN An Admirer HoMa That Thev Have Achieved a Stupendous Feat To the There I a vaat revaluation of ? ' ' * ? ??? . the relativ? poaitlona of ? --. ?cf?? th?? p of fart? a? a whole, nd ?ee? them In ? now, after the fast tlouda of war have passed, onr estimates an ? ? wen lief..re the international erash. For ? .... . r .,HUM bOOOl and belief that 1 ':'?l he ahle to WTOat That I | rever. \\ I | van i'hetl ' England. Her inime- e fleet ? been larcelv n.?native. 1. It is ??? fulfil lltl than the paaaiva and igno minioua rol? of a blockading fona, and even ? Il Is 11 elf open to advontorona attack. .- ppled ild raiding I and untried German navy," rded with open -??-urn and riy instances, hut one need ? eavalier ea pfoll - ??:" the little Emden and the seventy British, ;. and Japaneae erniaera thut are hinting her! The oi?"n ? lineas for Eng? land ir. ni ? ? ? .*ive, cour :ii navy has air ? . . ime must le ?-iii?! of the '??-rman armv. It maintained I I l (hi In ? liter Paria, ' was ? ?-. fell after a able" f"rt thai has ?neeumbed Liego, Namur, Longwy, e, i i< i ave heraie llttl* l hou, ted a h far off A i. f the Jap c. land a?il or three montha of pe? ' The fortress of Przi a a rock amid ? French aviation arm was sup to he the he?-t n I rid Hut here, too. the - eoolnoaa, ?.er\e and IItry, Though ? full offensive power, the much ? ??'. ?iif, ? humil - - ? .-;.. i. even while ? ? ?'???j! i ta te ? ?'? - truth ? ? "eil the eredest old he entity - ? ? er.??my. reet attack, ? ' eon none and her fleet enjoy, ? .-??, ?,he 'liu'.'.' I fl 7i ' ? . r.ai'i troop ? i i ? U'ht to Europe ? ai the undivided Individ? ual - ? greet al] ai France with her Colonies, 1 ' - ? ! : .- . lorvia, Montenegro .ve her priiie or prestige. ?hi have hap? pen*' ? been forced to face Or . alone? And If to tl toting eonjoetun ?? ? -.atics ? -hus: On* lals the entire h. Brlti-h an?! Belgian armies plus their ? ? ??her one-i .;,an army ? a" hordes of I ? ? ecro. It is I . ? la, and, apart from all the rnmaiui our (fenerous ad? . || riaon ? and gr>- il ? trough tribute ?t >I .'""-. gnat the United ? rmanj has evolved everything from within an,) against a handicap nf aces, the mes still linn?- appari loses, will ? ? . Ulioa, If tl ?v win, must win without ttei -ous l.i -s oi that may b?? n iponaibla fi?r the rancor, In? ? ??? LUI li S 1!. VANE. Cambridge, England, Nov. 6, IjU. SOMETHING TO BE THANKFUL FOR. EXPERT VIEWS OF THE TRIBUNE GUARANTEE Guaranteed Advertising. !.?n MMrlal from "Tht Belter und Pub Uihrr" o/ .V,, ?mbur 211 For a nunibor O? years several of the big WMkly and noathly publications have guaranteed I loss through advrrtisenienta in their ..lamas, but until last Tuesday no papar ha?? bad ths eoursge to adopt such a policy. On thai however) Th" New "fork Tribune nnib'il this motto tn r . : "First to ? he Truth; News, Editorials, Ad ??," and underneath, In the leading, double-leaded editorial, de? clared that from now on H .?ril gu?r? ante? Ite readen against any 1" refaction inc.' r ? .1 through the purchase of any urticle -overt ? ? The Tribuns by this act becomes a pio..i-er in a new practice in journalism which lometime will be adopted by most newspapers. It takes a lot of nin<! to ntart a thing of this kind. We ? i<? is only one other daily ? York. "The. Pr?s.-,," that II ill h pol tion to inaugurate the guarantee policy. When we consider what this most importan' itep means to The Tribune' ? innot bot ad mire the courage the management ha.-? .ril. Before an adv? rl accepted for publication the itatement it eontaim must be verified and the re ?poneibilit) of the ?dvertiear estab ployment of u eorpi of reliable irrv. ir.d an ? ? / ?he advert i ement ? ? ?11, ell invested if Tin Tribu- : . a?, no doubt it will, ite depend abilit) .. ? ? ment it car i men will quickly appro . medium in winning public confidence sad will be esger I pace in 11 ..nun. Thu? 1 ? ".''l be well reward' '?d for il ?1 its The ring nut of the adopl on of the ?lue to The Tribune'i readers P? i s int to make every penny count in baying ar iii i. -?? ar.ii ' re do no?, cure tu run the risk of i" ins ' heated or overcharged I merchant-, with whom 'hey trade will Datatmllj turn to Tire Tribune for their advertisement reading. With a money back guarantee behind ? advertisement the) cannot make teks in petn .of its ad Intured Advertising. from "Tht Fourth E.tata" of tmOtt .1 | An interesting experiment was inau ? 1 by The New York Tribune limultaneo lely with the opening of the erve banks that are expect-, ? 'he floodgates of prosperity. It eonaitta of a guarantee on the paii of The Tribun.? to every reader againat loss <?- i-tion through the pur irei colurr ? In taking 1 te] fhe Tribune *ny? r;rtain of uncertainty and remov? doubt- the big elements that withhold many d? buy. It believes tho banishment of the element advertiser the opportunitj o long sought to en m n tarns; that It thus la? the advertiser as ?,,?!! a< nailer; that its poliey r ? into a confidene? -?mg money al ? mint. ? on by The rribun? ? II eertaialy be watched with, "I'm glad we don't live in Belgium, Jim." THE PEOPLI?S COLUMN *?& MR. WILSON'S ECSTASY It Arouses a Reader to Much Criticism and Some Hope. -.e. Sir: Far be it from y mir I a Bt to usually be a "killjoy," but tha of mind I ? ? ? Mptly summ eaem: "He cei ta nly ? i l hi prayer of Wo certainly are ti| rity, but no th tti?- pre lent vision Ington. Prosperity will come In of him. It gnat, .1 nation anil the ill wind in Europe 'I Let . - Air. wil accomplishments: For .? ?tariff which every? thing promised. For a war tas when For an un-Ame inconi"' . m taxing ; their purses, ["i- tha whole " orld aimed at our inet officer. Fur the combination of the execul ??? ?? and I*. . ? ? i ful g." We hi waiting, but h;r.-'- tired of ? itching. ? ? "Neo I-1 eed un ' !? r< l-'nr trite j tickling pfatitudee ???:.; inga. For placing the A, B. ? , i ointly witl ? Tin? eountry ? down ?'? ?? will live tlnwn the of Democratic mi . ? ? tu do ' Hast* HOP1 20, 1914. A PEACE COIN "Let the World Have Peace" Should Be Thus Spread Abroad. To the Editor of The Tr.bune. Sir: The United States ?>f America ????'?i, a eounl r. opposed ti? I ? .try. to pri f tl : of a!; by conqueat W\ ? been obtained m i*n honoi i by pur And now, m order ti world know, without ai under tandil .-. a I at I of America here ivernment hhould immediately is?ue a ? ? . ? This special p. a* per amount of silver, K -.en a trifle s m a: niade redeemable at H> cents, in order to give It an axti only would it ?i?) ??.?.. rh among our own ? ! have a tend? to inl of othi? - into which it would happen to pei l and, ai ;de from 'ill, it WOUld -i for our governn ? h?ri? te.I that a fie-.v -"in be laaued hj : y four years, or whene>?r wo ?have a new md that on one rid" of *h? tear th? of oui If 1 Id take tl might eut ? ? ? ' ? ' ? ? ? ' THAT GERMAN DIARY Garbled and Disguised from a Book, It Is Asserted. To the ??' The Trii . Tribune ? :' Bat? .?ort'iirs," preee ? il com ? ? r'a diary; part of a boo'r. - sold, l_ Broadway, V amply not a? . they ar. ing, u . guarantee ? the To es on the ' inti-Gei man Jen' which '? HIRSCH1 Nov. 19, 1914 No House to House Soliciting. To th? ' The Tn'r. . t i on the . for i imong the May we, through your Inform the public wh it we I it in thij ' i letor? Pei . Mr I: BAIL?. It. B1 li K11 r, Director. .New York, .Nov. SO, ltfi.. THE STROLL TO BERLIN Not So Easy or Pleasant for tie Russians, Alter All. ma .-. MS -1 ?ih p a i?b one -g M hsvsb?* ? Mtfal ei?:?* : i ?rh..e Hind* ? | ?avsncing alee the R? i : sr.d lw." ?r-e-nindoui 1 .? PneayMi ? ?: ai o ?* ?. ? i ! ... irceejev 1 'TnVr. THE WILSOMAN LETTER Incompetency 1 ? on tl : ?T? ? ? \txoeapm _ ?? t? * Te.cher-Mother. ? Hu,b*^ ... ? '."' ^,Jt n* *** . ???'? . .-.' ;-. ?; le 0?% %Zt*** ? itr*tt* > * ' | ' !BeO,# ' irs'-?*' ? public be tfSm I Glen Bidge. N- J-. Nov. 2?' ***>?