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NOT INHUMAN AFFAIR ^tatf Correspondent of The Tribune Tells of Tour Through Belgium to Coast of the North Sea. MOST DOORS OPEN TO AMERICANS Citizen of the United States of .Average Nerve Can Prowl Around the Back Door of the Front. ? line of pre,? i ng around ?a? back door of th?- front ,i CW ! wnich h' __ of aver... S ?a??tlj M h: ' ,?d trsnM r- ? ' -rned '?.? ? ?* * f ' WM u T-'?' - ' ??Tu*? ???? .???estioT.s .. ?9 ??0, , , rWf -ni ?-quipmett r-hould con ,*i ci!? ? ? ?t?rtn-l>i Ml ^1,- a box of ? ? cap Uan?! ?d i? lai ??? ai ' ' cU0U ' d to . con ? - ? .. .?f America, a? you I ir.d patience to accumul?t?, -u yo-f '?r-" r -'??' ? ?pecimen from l I :i amiable An ? ? n long ro birman m nods which hav?. ,r.own to m*ke even a l'rusr-ian major -???rai ur.bend and to a a l .- . Oi the ad? ce of counsel you first 'vrtm? of Cologne; in fact, you -wait nore ?h?r. ?n hour, but when you ar p?B5? u t-ry humar, sort ?t ?ffair, with .? ?pec ?1 ? Uariatas. which on . .aint-, UM proves to be the case all along ? :te ??ne. He--. -r>ed piece of pap? ? ?? to I amp?, and bearing the in?) ' ' ,,f the I'i'ussian (_f\e \_ purj ? - You h'?ard this ^.milar documents, which you ? rue W ?e*??? l?ate, like a . - c( the "Etappei re. ? ' ?? ??????rating i ?rple ??gle is the only combination to the military lock. At Aacru-. you head like a homing i for the" all-powerfol "<,ar ? net wnkk in a dark I street M dark I it an ?amp burns mU hall day and night an?: hall i? crowded from morning to night by ?? just?cious looking a crowd of -y mer. and women a- you ever ?.?* rounded up M life, all clamoTir.r for pa-?- to points in "oc cjpied" Fr<?':? gium and neut? ral H( ? Applicant turned Away. Ob? eld woman wa to 1 ?itm\ ?tes asked "?am? deal?:." "Tr ( :. - no market at L.ilt ;u.?t no ? mil? itary a:'? ?? -, Mmh ? -as for paaeaa, :?. children, lott relal I .in if ?ai. All <?: then look i.r.i poten ?ial ?pie?, and you wonder at the lc r lency of thf go?; : : . .men of Pruasian rrr.!!tar.?m who s the ?aal ? Au? *eii" to mo.?', of them. "I ??err- .. Hke ble appli ay be. If you wa-.ted your turn you m | ? cur.-, with ? ? back nexl tan representative! abroad come?, in. ten produre ycyr sheaf the Ui ?bou *dl invaria ?n th mm noor t-ot? Th?> r ? , 1 who <?? and ? ?. ? .. f humor, ao you tell ' m yc-j -?re r. rig 1 ??? -i? urr. " I re remarks: .?rgea 5?!-b?r.-rr. are a con .r"? with i-dly Btarts : par??;, pausing at PnrpoM of ? ' Anii-ncan ?? rttll ?a ?.????. rules. ? rabie _____* , "'"-'?? ??l0"' ? .russel? irtaJ ora further . ?wed on presen-' .. DJ you for a . ou!d not ??*t reeent, 'bat ?m ' ? realize ^^H(* ?f *ar exista aorr.? where in *??.. ??f.- . ? u i< av<- A . <?-! by loud bound twoscor?- of them, be ??Lv*? k ' --.pany of a f^?[ "' ?f the w~|>7 - Iron Corps 2?>yarr rifles and -1 i are atill . v jubilating b< 'tr.. ' *: Won,,?? KurnlBb ( igar, W r!"ry **> ?tation women ??a?S?i,v 4rm b?r?da thrust r t*u-*m*' ' ' '?ara,?,' '? they take; docline. Th? r right ' who was a "Ile'n a r!7?rt /* ?aa ? h - V?bll ','' ? ''land, and a *WliM S>w York M??nerchor." *?her s w through ? - '??.v. Ta? L'a.' w";' 5?Ttk!?7 ?>nri? -???>pjr , ??w m ?neir ?t?**?!?,?. *''V' thty 'r* P1?""?"? to ^aat r_ ' fiemWss on the *** *ord? run iAmarU?! -, The i ecords the sun ? the b.g mortars at Luge and A;.' and expreesei t Vie concluding that "England is shaking in her b when she ' ?ar on the ( argo ?>f I'igs and Prussians. The heavy artillerists and 1 \? i i S out into air on the II border. ? eager train ? e further, but heie a DOB ' : ? ? railway yi.nl. with dozens of . some of fifty < . ilitary ?ir turn t ? ' pigs aad 1 both bound for the .?laughter on the - ?elected -i train of box r tl filled with field post parcei the s??.. ~:xth Arm] .utomobiles bound for the army headquarters in A moo ? ie through Belgium m General von Bue low*l new limousia? on one of the flat cars followed the . y military ' ? ttchiag along the newly re? built r peed. The block ? I ?.witch had al the retreat? ing Belgians, and the Germans have . ?<? replace them yet; but laaiag wit) oi ?Bgiaooi opened up In matter- military the German? have acquired almost the American habit of high pressure and ? ri?an briiKenian who rode into on ti.e f:i>t military train in -ling urmy wai :"?.'k ai:?i conductor of the lim r. Here befon V-rviers ! ? ! i the tn "..?g wai plant? ed on Belgie ? twenty-odd tunnels i way to Lieg? he fiar bed his ? ? pocket lamp on I irked by dynamite ch. ' '.em up. All ! i-tth. : were i and village? < KCepI those fact? ories which the GerSBBBS weir ? ? i military pu: | foundry running full blast, of iron .- flame; machine a motor w ,.il workiBg Near the railway ? German flag was hung out rdsturm were i ??if duty, playing cards IB I - was reached in an hour. YoS from th< ? '??'? word for it ? if not you pass ' .unload of | bound ? tnird rhted by oil lantern-. and if one may Jadg? f>i rn I ? ping. 'I hen you have a proce? - all full: then mor. hulk of the heavy westbound traffic thron: and wounded. (an Smell l.ou\ain a Mile Avsa>. . can smell Louvaifl a n;!<- : You woul'l know where you sf you about th" railroi. . ? tf the first .erman cu'.' ? sign reading "G ems to fill a ... m. II' re on the platfora rd you r? with ' and ba) ??*??:. Hi ? letarm battalioi i at I.ouvain. \ about it, and he tells you an in* ? into your magic box of cheap Hamburg '?, for an militarism ha? a par "You woul'l b? ? from }: : I ? i ?? ?rit h the ?oll ? author. tard troop trains. tea helping them . hidden, ai rendered pood Berries. I B7BOW I the Iron I rosi foi bra ammunition to the men in thi i BB "Ut." Your military traaaport aftei eral f?. finally mu?. ?iad to ci on at a crawl now but unf'ir' ?eh, which is els, \our f?? ? ?hort by a con ant who Marche? ti? Bfld I '?lately points OUt the document yofl pro : 1 only rtation to And you become for I LB0 a victim of war i'1-r waiting ? ? to do but walk. Bru < I a. rn. I? d<ad?-r than New \iiik below the dead Use, tl ? walk through m;!e.s of streets without rig a military patrol, or ?ven a' - an, til you come to the heart of the city. Your daytime impression under the German occu? pation will be of ?warms of racing of ] for whom war seem? to mean ? g J">' rid?, You pay a dutiful Kommandantur in search of rr.'.re purple Prussian eagles und lad S -''"'l* fiom tb<- door a block long us on ?aruso 111! .'????'all..g I <i check the rush ? rman authorities here charge a h pal s for more than from Brussels, i \ | rter distances. A? an ? ,u again take precedence and "draw .i lift" to Antwerp. Brussels to Antwerp Six Hours. It ?akes ;<?u six hours to get from Bru????? t>? Antwerp by military trains. a near your destination > ? of <ounu.v-.ide ?till Under ??'er. where the de?per?te ?I. fend? rs tried to choch 'he (.errnan sd ratioas. It looks ?he Dayton flood. In , [ i, . Hotel Terminus, by the ?nun railroad ?tstion, you come upon .r, ol.l fr.en.l fallen on evil day. -a ., motoi *bu?, ?born of its old ad uK ?lory and ?,n,nted gray by the an' who. by the way. have accu .-,, ? ad I ., ??tor TaUae? Also no maobia? , ,?,,1 the sparo? ? rail tie to m at ?ay of the seel h?iH-, I ' ' '???>? ure all full of Gern.an officer With s double watch posted at tr front door. From their uniforms ve note thai S very large perce:. . them are offlcors of the heavy u snap, here in connection with refort tication work. -Mai.y little straw., you see on s - point to the fart that the Ge mans intend to sit tight in Antwer Thc.r occupation has a look of proape. tit? permanency. ( ur.ou.sly enough, \ou see most! I '? ? ? ' ii ?' igi hero. The Belgian r< ? ??-black is banned, the Germa : irin?.';y; the Stars an ? There is hard'.: do not fiad ?orne ihop win.i .'.' 11 h label French : the plate a'ihr? wind'iw. rending: "America In the resit?? ntial d you see many Ameri? . ? in the north end, even i which have not ? .'..i by ""i Glory." More than I ? already returned. More of th . ? n opened. | manj ? you. Th? tar i annin . to th ' ? to the Hotel Aotoine, which i govern ment. Ihre, doing de-k du'y. you wi hard lur' ? moral. "No I don' irnoke!" he says. "1 of the ' lininj I wn.? com? for and e half, during . . 14,00 ? ? that will i he "ill hasard no opin ion, but "there will be mare popula rc.ioii Lonri? ?n tha soldier !.-. without haviB| witch to the all . - them? of tr? ,:.d. I t?? be slm ?.?m. aad ' f.,r the "I loo I ied ? ? :? coming. ?".tin ta Shoi't Air???s Channel. The other national obs? ision an? ? new 42-cent Iding. I* : popularly and confidently b? ' once thl ' tell yon this in all ?=??.? \ the wisl ight, none the less ?igaifii tat ? ih Gorman feeling t the Knglish. Whenever von gh Germar : ? good lead ? .-: him how he i: ! yo , are ushered into the presence \ i : Prankenburg and Lud wigsd tat and right hand mai the military | .?! von Huhne, you ask him sbi H - answer ia so typical <>f tl of view ai to be worl h rep "(?ii, we .' u.-117 ways, he ?ays. "Fit I n that Belgium's neutrality would t"- violated by our enemies if we did not 'hi ut them to it,' and. if any fort ? I ed, it we u found in the arc I ond, I in a war ?f yon OBg a lone ' were fallen upon by ? -= war. It would heve beca t were ?o ? lor th? "fog of war" tettlei Bl g away \ital journalist!. mil. . promiscuo.. 0ut.try I, V .. path of a canal to thl ? >i in the direction of I thunder of the big ? trd the if the road you run into a : Head know ? y th. ?mall lilrer skull and In ? .on Vre an Knglish man ' ? . lilly derb] mount? eqnivo? . ? "*i ? You lead off with your ? - ? suit of red lealed Amei lean . then youi esgle? l but you bar? * tl offer your i ..i % yoar pock? ta for n ? from a promiaeal meml i ? ? r of intr?..: icti? era! von Billow, an inn etc.. i Head I . !" humor on patiol. Th. gara Help com? form of ;. rol of mam.' ctr eommai brother? in America. Hussar? and ma ??? yoar r. i marines accept cigar.? a h< You f D .' last trumn; from your overcoat pa* '???er, arid th" debate sud? denly ends in your favor. The mai you and invite you to their quarter? In th? bination peasa t hut and i throw of the canal. ?a Hotbed of Spies. ? have strict or .. ? | ..? | . "T coining, no mattei he has; not even thl I If," the under oibcer telle you, eiplaiaing that this corner of Belg.um hotbed of . vies; the ave boon ?lipping m and out to un?! from Hollan'; thut the ii? Holland bonier from tl . the e i'?-? n bei by Gorman patrols. ? ? i bridges m the n? SOB dynamited to make it !.. for ?pi?? t<? get sway, sad t'ai to shoot a' . civil? amir.g around th" i who doesn't promptly ?am? mOBOd to halt. Nocturnal .?in s? SBSiag an un.?ai< tances. ;. o vitation to ipoad th" ? ? the outpo-'t. and share the mariaeo' sup? per, consisting of eolfee and r!u brows broad, thickly spread with fresh lard and sprinkled with Ibis, too, it their menu for breakfast and for lunch, with the ad lltiOB of ?hunks of ham which they buy from ?heir host?, the typim! ? as .it woman on wham they are ?luartered, w.th whom they are on the best of tenas. J'eusunt family ami ma ? cning in the ommon living room tag! D| i ar.l-, play.ng the harmonica. singing an I opening their partages ihn: have come by field past. These marines, who were the first in Antwerp, then in Ostend. before being seal to the lonely port, feel much as a New York noliceman who ha? be? .1 transferid from the Tender wild? of The Bronx or. Ststen Island. (Ine of them tells you: "At a hotel in Ostend we found a map ihowing th' i of ell 'I'- I.;.a7i: in minea, which an BaS '?"I 1' f? I.? hind I be iod " i In the morning y??u see ?ri int, ? .. Germon n motor launch be Gsrman flair sad boloagiag tall the new cariai fleet. This was once the I piea?-ur<? launch Braunschweig, before :t was painted gray and armed with a rapid-firer in the bow. The crew con oi thrtM aailon and an officer, who posn on deck and sweeps the countryside with his binoculars. He ? cry much as if he had been an riti.uteur yachtsman before ;he war. On of of the cabin are three bicy- j and when landings are made it I different points of the canal the ??ail- ' ors disembark and scour the roads in ; tiic rieiaitj awheel, looking for spies.. The motor launch patrols this ? ?nal , from Bruges to the Holland border. making three round trips a <1 ile time. The Holland Border Reached. ? rt you reach the Holland I order at the quaint town of Sluia, when clairvoyant butch corre-' the little caf?s all day r and composing thoko war dispatches "From the Dutch bor- , .irr." This hospitable little province of , ???ers. is still t ?y for the support of a larire !?-.-. refugee?. The '? town of Anrdenburir. an hour'.? walk from the Bi I y pical ' In normal times a ? m?a, not counting chil r.d doff?, ;? refugees at the height of the rush, and now ?till has 2,000. The Rev. J. H. retary of the relief com? mittee for West Teelandish Flanders. showed me through h,.? church (dating from the tenth to the sixteenth cen? tury?, where -loo refugee* -men, women and children~-were sleeping bedded on straw. On the subject of well mean? ing but often misguided charity the kindhearted pastor said: "People who want to help should send us money and not foodstuffs and clothing. I re? ceived a ?h.pment of bread from Eng? land. It was five days on the way, and, of course, hard as a rock when it ar r.-.f i. And you would be surprised at some of th? articles of clothing I re? ceived from i-.n^-land for the Belgian refugees. One consignment included a complete '-achting ?uit, a pair of patent leather shoes and a low neck evening gown ! From England a.-'i we received a lot of cocoa, jams, ???? and other delicacies. We have not given ar.y of these luxuries to the refugees, because they were r.ot accus? tomed to them at home, and if we give them chocolate r.ad jam now they would ?ay to themselves: 'We are liv? ing better BOW than we ever did be? fore.' and they would decide to remain What w? chiefly in Holland is money to buy | : o ta toe?, for the SIR GILBERT PARKER PLEADS FOR BELGIUM Distinguished Novelist Pictures the Hunger and Desola? tion of Invaded Kingdom's People, and Appeals to American Generosity as Chief Means of Relief. - Gilbert th?- IM th< Arn. i ?i .,;; i oc,in. ?ion for H . go to inquire i and th? the fol and appeal Dole : "Si ? ing of the ?? ? B? people hav . Ol lit For my elf, the martyrdom <>f B h?d b< btjnnre -.tice the ? or whatever c i for th.s war, Belgian H?i ? ? from ? ? be in ? ? ? ? and honoi Her g : Ian* is in the trenches Bei ai eimali ? "Her propio wander in foreign ? and the . 1 brear!. They ' bom??. Thi ar the run, refaga la ? : ? ? ir own cit ? . ? ro}ed Others, r, das . ?? in ?am to ft si ktiona. E ll?l BUM _ tl comm tneir peaceful The Belgier o? wan Worlds (.(Mid? ?in Harks. "All ? ? ' i !?: K . of ether?. Wl a- dl ?tit the di of this t to Holland and tc border of I * ? 'gian territory. h rritory I could not pa ? r,' bat th? re I ? the lanrlv ird over what they call 1 prorinc?.1 ? trii frontier into H all then worldl] shoolder? or carrying them in t ? ?11, see the hospil though it is i, . 3 COSt of \?ur. Tl ? Dutch ? oldien that I ees ? rand the suf giant are. 'I ? it aln "I a -, who | food for only a fort?n the food tl , but o - of bn ? r tin>. At i... ge, for ? ? ? k for breed i ? ? rf meat. Tl cannot get it. The? have i, -. it bog for | ? . ?? to the la no food to be boof < annot Ru> or Sell. ander ? rdinnry circu? ? the fo , ? ? i of sa and pup They rar,;. I would. Repress? ? '.immun it i' ? tl ? and po'.. into ?.;?? many. There work. Factor!? are clo ? lave no ra .. or petrol, and beca?! Bad yel w. th hideous pressui a hand? are empt, bops are ? losed, v. boi Bttle have be? ? "In Belgium itself the misery of th reatar than the misery o [n other ? .??re there ha\- MM __ mors than half million ? " -autre ?vhu that mi-, rj ? 1- IgiUH. ! . think o ? . b the fugitives suffer. "1 have seen in a room without a fire the walls damp, the floor without cover ? raw, a family of nini : and eight children, one on ar ?ously ill. Theii a Belgium was level with thf .. the father killed in battle, the.r food coffee and bread for breakfast, po? tatoes for dinner, with salt (and in _ the salt they were lucky), and and coffee for supp? r II ? North Sea . : the bleak hours pas.?, with | to do except cling together is a irain attempt to keep ?varm. Multiply hundreds of thousands and you sri DM bint of the people's _. "In a lighter on the K ver Maas at Kotterdam, without windows, without ioore. with only an open hatchway from ahieh B ?adder descends, several hun? dred fugitives spend tln-ir night? and te o! their day?, in an iron nold forerer covered with moisture, comer?, with the floor dry and a pervasive, perpetual ?meli like tl ?' - SSm which ever got! the light of day And None Complained. ? Here men. women and children were luddled together in a promiscuous com? munion of mr.-cry, made infinitely more ?athetie and heartrending because none ...ned. At Kosendaul, ut Scheven ir,'.?en. I 'ung, at s dozen th?i places, thoM ghastly things are ! in one form or another. Hol and ba tered hundreds of thou ,!d not in a moment | 1 ? ...n adequate shelter, much i e.? comfort?. : "In Berg?? op /,?,om, where I write I he?r ward?, there ba?r< sues* since the 1 all of \ try "'(m?o hunger march-if ?i?, with no resource? except what ?any with them .e tow people did its best to meet ? proseare, and it ? eitisoni without bread themselves to feed refugees. How can a small mumc ity suddenly ?leal with so va?t .? c; trophe* Vet llowly some sort of o was organize i oat of chaos, and v the govorsimeat ??ris able to ? ital rough the military wor.si Co?ditions were moderated, now. ?n tent? and in vans, on a fc tted piece Of land, more three thousand people live, so fa Comfort? aie concerned, like Kaffir a karoo or aborigines in camp in back blocks of Australia. "The tcti-- .ne crammed with pe and life II reduced to its barest ments. Straw, boards and a few b for tue rations, I eoaetitatei the ni nage, I ? in the hugger-mugger of t conditions, but The good Holland < SO that the children are ai 'or and that the babies have milk. voted : ich the children, uae of the military organ tion illumin?t?! the whole j ? "Yet tl ?' I"-'- of the refugee car would seem ?aericaa citizens I ..ik and dreadful life of an derworld in which there .- SOU worn. ; r opportunity. Il ' repugnant to civilization. I and mast heartrending th I bar? eve?- seen has been th ?v Belgian, whatever I \t hum I have met. Sixty-six Cents for a Family. "Among the theusaods of refagi I huvi' seen in Holland, in a 1?. that crossed the frontier cht and besieged the doors Si. no man, no worn ? r declaimed sgaiaat the hon of their situation. The pathos : athetic endurance i nord?. Bo grateful, gra they every one ! for these. N Baas ssks for *aoBoy, and yet on t faces of these frontier refugees, I si stark hunger, the weakness come OX famine, man. one fortunate man, fr?. Verriers? toM me he could purcha i as M cents' worth of food f and child for a W04 of it. American citizens, of food for a man, h wife and child for a whole week, if that muc ' - ! last ll what an ave at*?' American cit.zen pays for h ??inner I 0BSO He SOBB ?? ean oali ;. breakfast for that at the Waldorf ihe Plaza, New York. This man Wl ..owed to purcha??- that mui 7 ? I, if he I he pu more he would be tak>n^ fro . ".ere liviag c h would repri Unary man f< rich man ran have nomoi r man. "It is a democracy of famine. Thei . ii fi.oil wa-ted In the a?eraj Id in one day to koo r a fortnight in healt The American committe needs $5,000,000 a month until the nex It is a huge sum, but it mus be forthcoming. tiie great powers of the worl the (Jaited States is the only one n<> now i.t war or in peril of war. ?if nl th? foremost nations of the world th ' n -..l Btato? i? 'tie only one that cai IBV? B?!gium from starvation if sh< Will Bl th? only nation tha Germany would allow a foothold fo tad for Christ's sake ii Such an opportunity, such i ibility, no nation ?ver tory of the world. Baaii and Italy join with her, but the initia ! ve Bad resources and organization ar? "Arenad Belgiam Is a ring of steel Within that ring of steel are disappear? ing and forever disappearing the popu? lation l Deadermoade that aere ten thousand are now only "oui . ,.nd, and in Dendermonde twelve hundred houses have fallen under the iron and f.re of war. Into that vast graveyard and camp of the desolate jnly the Halted States enters with ade? quate and responsible organization jpon the mission of humanity. No IBCh opportunity was ever given to a no such test ever came to ..an people in all the records of Will the American nation arise o the chance? given it to prove its civ hzation is the real thing, and will it? icts measure up with its inherent and professed Chrstianity? Ward? of the World. "1 am a profound believer in the frreat hcartednes? of the United States and there is not an American of Ger? man origin who ought not gladly, free y, to give to the relief of the people ??ho, unless the world feed? them, must >c the remnant of a nation. And the ??orld in this case is the United States ?he can give the most. The price of Mie good meal a week for a family in , II American home will keep a Belgian 'or a fortnight. Probably the ' States has 18.000,000 homes. : ?low many of them will deny thom ie!ves a m?al for maryred Belgium ? rhe mass of the American people do tot need to deny themselves anything o give to Belgium. The whole ?tard trd of living on the American Cortti ?ent, in the I'nited States and Canada, s so much higher than the European ?tandard thnt ?? they lowered the scale >y one-tenth just for one six mo1 he Belgian problem would be ?ol.rd ?ay to the American people that thev annot conceive what this ?train upon he population? of Kurope is at tail noment. and in the cruel grip of win ?r. Hundreds of thousands will ago ,ue till death or relief comes. "In Auttralia. in drouth time, vast ? I sheep go travelling w:th shep trd? looking for food and water, and lo flock ever come? back as it went orth Not in flock?, guided by a shep <-rd. "vit m lonely, hopel*?? units the lelgian people take flight, looking for I ood and shelter, or remain paralyxed ' (?y the tragedy that has fallen upon them in their own land. Their suf? ferings are majestic in simple heroism and uncomplaining endurance. So ma? jestic in proportion ought the relief to be. "The Pelgian people are wards of the world. In the circumstances the Bel? gian people are special wards of one great cour try that is secure in its peace and that by its natural instincts of human sympathy and love of free? dom .- ? i to do the work that should be done fcr Belgium. If every millionaire would give a million, if ??very man with S100 a month would ^ive $10, the American committee for relief of Belgium. ? aleadid organization and its unrivalled ?f ?ci?nega through which Mows a tide of human sympathy, would be able to re? port at the end of the war thfit a smal: nation in m.i?-fortune had been ISTI i from famine and despair by a great people far away, who had responded to the call 'Come over and Help us.' "GILBERT PARKER." SON SHOT: FATHER HELD Victim Dying in Hospital? Pair Had Quarrelled. A quarrel between father und son ?ate last night in the home of William Rexer, Hi efth st., South Brooklyn, will result in tiie death of the son, William Rexer, jr., who was ?shot in th? abdomen. The i'a-h'-r Informed detectives that the son had shot himself, but later, ac? cording to the p . vlercd a re olver and confessed to the shooting, ?le ? the Norwegian lie BOYS STABBED IN FIGHT OVER GIRL One Suffered Through Trying To Be F'eacemakcr?Assail ant Escapes. Following an argument over a girl two boys, the older thirteen, wen te Gouverneur Hospital las night suffering from ?tab wound-, a::' the police sent out a general alarn for an eleven-year-old boy as thei assailant. According to Patrolman Grimea, 0 the Clinton st. station, Morr, twelve years old, of 81 (anal st., an Hyman Schelm ik, eleven, of .'.?> Orchar ?t., met at Grand and Forsyth st?. an had voids, the younger accusin Schafts of stealing his girl. Whe Grimes reached the scene .Schatts wa iying on the pavement with two knri :h1> wounds in his stomach other in the back, [aider Grairinsk; rhrrteen, of '.'.". Forsyth .?t., of all th crowd at that point, apparently th only one to interfere, wa? also bleei lag from cut-- mi. ? iaflicte LEADING AUTHORITY ON Riding Habits I an ' h? criterion of Junior Riders' Ready-to-Wear Habits Perfectly fitted. Vare?: spproach to the eestOOS-m?de. Sixe? 6 to 14. Price? froir? $35. ? ? BACTICAL CHRlSTTtl > ?tus ? ?ltT|. i ! ?.pies an.: r Catafoi NARDI BUILDING, 73 WEST 47 STREET ANTZEN'S ARCH SUPPORT SHOES For Men, Women and Children We have all styles ci shoes for tortured feet. Shoes that possess real merit. Built on ana? tomical lines in many styles and wid "is?your physician will approve them. They are com? fortable and rosses- un**s*.sl qualities for set vue. land your shoe worries by wearing Jant'cn'* scientific arch support shoes. Via- '/in* VO Bran, h Vor?? \.k for nur I.t. ?' I I?? llMBS of Ihr Hi? 1'.*" Cai Sixth \\c. above 38th St. turn Bcolmakcr?? Oats 50 Kar?.. Mourning Specialty House The convenience of a charge account may be extended without delay to Ladies having accounts in the City. 375 Fifth Av., at 35th St. I I when he elnik d ? At th. ind? of ? - AND BROOKLYN 17 Minutes Grand Central to A. & S. Private Subway Station. A Sale of Diamond Mounted Rings Queen of Gifts?and Best Investment THE FACT IS THAT MANY WELL TO DO .?re buy ruj cUmondi to i remark? ably good and safe investment lor their money, as every ngn point? t<> .? < ontimied r.usf in price for years to come. Our diamonds were bought by our representative direct abroad, and they h.ive been mounted to our order in most artistic platinum or gold settings?as fine ? colle* ti<?n ??s ?my ex? clusive jewelry store and <?t far lower prices. Here .ire- .? few illu9tr?ti\ 0 pli et from ?i superbly comprehensive and varied stock: At $13.50. A handsome little Ring of 10 karat gold, with the diamond mounted in an oval black onyx top with platinum setting. At $16.85. A I 4-karat gold, all filigree gypsy Ring, mounted with I sapphire and 2 diamonds. At $18.50. An all platinum, merry widow mounting, with pierced sides and I diamond. At $25.75. An all platmum, fancy open wire mounting with 1 diamond. At $39.00. All Platinum. MarqtaiM >h?r?pe with onyx stone in center, with 5 diamonds. At $49.00. AM Platinam, domino shape renter o? black onyx, 6 diarnond And hundreds ot others up to $710.00. 89c Princess Lace Handkerchiefs, 49c Christmas Gift Hint from Lace Store Every year we sell thousands and thousands of these Dainty Princess Lace Handkerchiefs for gifts. When the scarcity of Belgian laces is taken into ? onsideration this year, the price we quote is simply phenomenal. Creat variety of designs, elaborately trimmed and put into pretty boxes, ready for the gift making. 59c to 98c Semi-Made Shadow Lace Corset Covers, 39c to 49c $1.50 to $2.25 Silk Shadow Lace Flouncings, 69c and 98c A : B 11 imp. 'A .Jest variety of designs in the city. W? f ??: 2 to I tl yards, prettily tied ?ritt, ribbon, In a boi for 49c. 8c to 25c Linen Cluny Laces, 5c to 15c Yard Jus: received a Muirme:)! iron Germany. Excelle nt for n curtains, ? i other fancy work. Edeincs and insertions mi ches. -??'.-? . >r ? . . H ..'!!. | 10,000 Yards of the Most Wanted Silks $1.00 All Silk Messaline Satin at 59c The Silk Bargain of the Year THIS IS STANDARD $1.00 MESSALINE SATIN, though a former great purchase ha? permitted us to sell it at 89c. and now we make the extraordinary offer just in time to make your dress for the holidays or give a superb gift to one of the family. Please remember that these silks are all perfect and new----in fact, right off the looms. Complete assortment ot street a- d vrt I?WI ek a d white, I . O. D. Store orders o:ilv. $1.25 All Sill* Crepe de Chine. 72c. $169 All Silk Satin Charmeute, $100 Dres? Corduroy, 69c ?ftn ?, , *__f n N'w All Silk Stripe Tub Silks. $3.00 Black Chiffon Drea? Satin, 79c. i ? inches m.: Je. None o D. and store order?; oal $1.98. i A Great Glove Stock for Christmas At 79c. The Ver??, lire erain lambskin, 2 clasp. Hack., w hite and colors; also tan cape, 1 clasp, a sturdv St)le. At 85c, Odetle. Embroidered German k d. one of the most Satisfactory low priced Glove-? we luve evt ? At 98c. Th?ia. A real I rench kid ?jl.ive?i; would be wise to lav in a |OOdl] t we shall be able to duplicate this ? style embroideries; also cantor Gkn picjue sewn, and boette, the new- lahrw fownes in strap <>r 2 clasp, warm and washable. At $1.25. One Claap Pique Dogakin. ?or serviceable ?war In white, blacN. i:r and ita^ . also embroid? ered k:d (?lose-? in _TOmt var:.-* At $1.50. The Vend?me. hie trench kid. the best Glove foi the : .?here, overseam and picjue Cap? Glove?, made bj Adler, Me>er and low ties. At $1.85, Refina. 1 M !'? ?: >'? all ' ?to*??, pique sewn; new erabro .1? Specially Boxed on Request.