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\H\ | ltTI-1 MF.N1 %ma*m*m$c<f*t. Cf *^be?5...BeeP.f.-.-rWrniir*r ae ..- *?**-? DBNl-SAISON MODES ?^rV lm*J(otxSfo*>~Ae Opan TS/icalrc ~LJieslau/vnl Wear Clfkmooti GdLm?-iUccepfms and otkrTonndt' orjJn/brmal Qffairs SUITS GOWiNS DRESSES BLOUSES FURS ANI> MILLINERY mont and Grandcour*. With Se--e in -ai.ds. thfl Britiall enll probably ? for Rapaiime. -e^- ln -uch a movement woiiln cotr.pletely envelope thflflfl etroag poai nons and atraigh* n the Britiah line from I.e Sars to Serre Bapa-.ime itself wouid be ur.der attaek from the ?outh, aouthweat and th the of a FreBeh drive along ?he Bethune road hemming It in on the east What Hag 'tai had to pay for this. Ihe mor-* tonlliant and most valuable driefl in manv areaha. there is BOthing to show. Bi.* Bl I - eeeded in taking the toughest German ront de'en.-e? had halki efartfl for nearly tive i..onths. ? i furoc" ? ? fffreat ? acrincr in 1 va*. part rularly in view of the rapidly iaereaaiag numt - ? poni ? . trenches. The prevailing opinion here ii, how-nrer, that it, chiefly becauii idden uid iti overwheliaiBg power, was ad Cirough at a cost fai thal paid for many raovemi importance to ihe whole campaign. Official Statemcnts on Western Fighting I tnalmt, Nn*. iS^?To-vight'* offi i ' repori Wfl atucked thia mor th.- aaere, aad have succerded ii efratmg thr German defencei on ? fiont oi nearly I itroBg K- fortified 4 llage oi Sainl Pierra Di? vion has fallen late our band-. The flttach wm- del'Micd before day light in a thick miat Seven loaaea ba\e been infllcted on tha enemy; ovei ".-.nn rrifonrrs have passed through , . ,,. . already aad are cornmg m. The fightiaf eon i ht been eaj rorth of ihe Ancre i man original front Uaa di ? -io,,;. repori aame: rtefltilfl aitlllerj aetivlty continued night on our poaitiona in ? fighborhood of Laeboeufi i.ueudecourt. Uaa was successftiilv ,reed by Ul against enemy trenehei oppo-'te Rans. Tha anemy'i ...... tered I itheaat of Ara Berkin, Nev. tt, -T+nieyi'i tHeiai repari \rmv Om mn Prince Rup piecbt: Bfltween thr Ancre Rivar and IA w;i? ii??? ?rong artillery fighting Our fire di*per?ed hostile infantry ot thi rain befoie our positions hOiitb of \\ irleaeoart, ai.d ii was effective against troops asscmV'ng in the Br;t i*h trenehei to the west of Kaurourt l'Abbaye 1- Saillv-Sail!i?el we hoid tbe east edg? of thfl town Ofl both ?idrs of the rillagfl :t*** Fve-. h attacked ip tha m foraaa. They ? ed \. i: j i.roup of (.erman I \ ? ? Kranefl aarth ol IT, Ifl I rr. ? Alaaee, launched after f reaerai ou. faili d com plfltely. Paris, Not. 18 The official report* aftemoor. and to-night say there wa? calm alor.g thfl ertire front. CHRISTMAS SHIP TO SAIL DEC. 20 Plans Completed for Col lier Ca-sar to Carry Sup plies to Syrians Waihiaftoa, Noi 19 Final n ra .?? : ng t -.c collier Ca-.ar, hristmas ship." with aupplies for v._r laffiron ir. Sjrrii iriii ___-_dit-_ ??- , infiiaai i * betwoon ******** tiiry of State Lansing. Assistant Phllllpa, Serntiiiy o' ihr Navy , Director Erneit P. Bickaalli of tbi l.i-il ( io.', iad fonaar Aiabaa >;,Jci Heal*. Morgentnau and m< ,. Arm.man and Syrian Relief pf N'ew Vork. The eollil' _ 11 arrive in New York December 11 and ll expected to sail December 20, (|_e to reach Beirut, Syna, about a later. Members of thc committee are di? ippalBtad because the Crsar will carry ? than oriciaallf e?timated. ? . . . ? ||?j bl nble io take ibi ton ? n,,t >* ' .is that her r,ia:<imum will bl about 8,600. Attenipt:- were made io , ? mon coininodiou ? ibipi but noni wai avjulable. More that. MOO.OOO bai been ColllCt e,l as a result of the WIT relief diyi. ? er 21 and 22, _et apart hy trreei ? Wilson for thr iBtfinri in Ar menli and Syrla. Money ia itill earn* Mll ibll the total will thi hai*" million mark. Only $260, ? u needed to till the CaHir, i hi i ??_r' apalioi wil! k" entirely to the Byrin i. Aboul l?".""fl porioni ? ihi vermt of itirra The Arminian relief will go fnT ?o Comtantinopli In the form ot money, to be diitributod for parchu im iuppliei thin bj tbi Rid < ro:.s htid the Turkish Red Crescent. ALL AUSTRIAN FOOD UNDER NEW CONTROL Bureau lo Have Full Powers Will Chaigc Methods \ laaa, Na*/. II (lia London, No*? 18). u thin ? fl* da\> all nuei-tions ie cardmir food ln Auitril will be placed u, the hands ol a new Central - ood Bureau. iliordinf to a statement maile to dav at tne ortice. ol I'rrmier von Koiroor, Tne new bureau will have full powert ? qailtioaa, ond Will depai' in many Wiyl from the method* t.hus far empfoyed. Thi chief of the bureau ha* . n named. _______ ? Ftance Konors Amencan Hero Pll I, Nor. IS. Tbl French go\ern .irdid thc llfiiaving medal tO Joseph Mor?e. an Ameriran citizen, who when engineer of thi hteamship iriin jnmped t'totn a great height into the harhor of Brer-t la.-t Augu.t ar.d rescued a child from drowning. STERN BROTHERS 42d and 43d Slrccti. West of* Fifth Avenue Are prepared to nwl(c to order in the DRESSMAKING DEPARTMENT on ihe Third iloor TAILORED SUITS AFTERNOON & EVENING GOWNS DANCING FROCKS FROM the LATEST PARIS1AN 1MLR PRETATtONS of the NEW MODES and from CORRLCT MATERIALS, tnck u ARE USED by the LEADING FRENC 11 COUTURItRS AT VERY MODERATE PRICES SERBS DRIVE FOE BACK 2 MILES Capture Village. 1.000 Men and 16 CHins; Falkenhayn Nearing Carnpuliing I.ondon. Nor. IS. Fighting of tl.c ??t DltBfl ll prorecling ll ill the Balkan front-. ln MlUdoall aml the Dobradji the battli I - d< iiii, i f_\nr o- lie Bataatl troops, but mi thi ; Transylvanian froatill Falkenhayn'.* , forwanl sweep is becoming more threat cmng hourk. The Serbs and French yeiterda; 'the moil bi illiinl idvineii of the Moaaitir cimpaign. .hi j the village of lvon, ln thi Cornn loop 'region. an,l rlrovi a Balgar-Genaii may twi mile- north <?: thal rilligi. ( apture Siiteen (.un*. The French artillery raked thi Ktil 1 gar line* with shell while the Seibiat, : infantri attackeil them with the bayn ? li Purthll t,i the west the All'cd torce* bI?o forged ahead to the north of Vilyoielo. Thi GinaanU Allin lo*. mor. thnn 1.000 prisoners and IS gun* in thlM operation';. Sofia admits that the Birbl .-ucceeded in "making a salient brfoic ,..i poiitioni northeast of Polog." Ihe battle for the po?s4 ssinn of Monastir has tuined definitely in favor (,f tl Entente. All accounts agree that MacklflMfl ll beu g pressed hnck ia the Dobrudja Buchoi.ll riaortl 'be ailvame I Ku-so-Rumanian force- on tlv flank. along the RlacV. Sea coa?t. Unoftl cial advite. from Rome *-tote tha; Mackemen .- "continaiag his ratroal demoralited foreei and with aai third of hii effect,vc? lost." rhi RailUai a.e reported in thcs diapitehu as haviag iramd the Danube at two point* -outh of Cerna voila, in the rear of the Qmaan-Bulgl forcoi. Berlin. or. the other hand, repor' defeat of the hostile detschments whirb wore "feeling theii "??> along the j Danube ag-init tl. lefl wing of oui position in Nodthern Dobrudja." Tbi morali- of Machenun i in -aid to have been pravelv nffecte,! bj th?- ravages of diMBII and the re\er?> at tbe hai.d; of thi Allied troops. Hav ing waited ut vain for reinforcement". according to PltfOgTld adviees. Mac ? ii ua- K.rced to begin hi? retnr ment toward the Bnlgariaa border nn |der dimtrou- condition*1. ? ampulung in Danger The succcsses of Falkenhayn'.- tioop Wirc obtair.ed 111 tbl northern port of Tramylvaaia an.l south of the pa.-s,.? ,,: Northern Rumania. In the Gyirgy Mountain*. south of the Bukowina hor du, tbi Gmaaaic foreei captured thc two towns of Dicta and Arsuriler. Mon important that. this success. be? cause of its far-roachiag effect.-. wai | the advance .? t the invaders on Campu .???. Muth of Toraborgii Pail and tbe northern terminu* of an important rnil rond to Bucharest. Here the Teutons captured tbe vtilage of CiadUti, only a ihort diatanei north of (ampulung. Petrograd idaiiti that "thc momy ii liunching f'.crre attacks m the r< ir l HBpulUBg." War Office Versions of Balkan Battles Paria, Nav, fl.?Tn-dny's tfftciol repori mua: Army of Ihe Ka.t: In tlie Ccrai _?? gion tbe battle which bai be.T, pin ceeding for thc la.-t tuo da> i contiauei m ith i ioli ? ? gly ai.* pirent that tbe engigemint ii ? brii lianl sticci ll for our arm*. Sapportod by iatian Bri fram Ihi ; French artilliry Sorbiaa troops in tlie loop of the Cerna gained ? fresh ric tor) <"?'' the Hulgi4r-(ierman forces, >\h<i were obhged to ahanilon after a ! sanguinary fight the villag4- of Ivcn, iad to faii back for ;. diatanei of thrai kilomitm to thi north of thnt p 1 nie nndi r th ? rictorioui preoian of our allies. Five eOBBtir attirks WIN dl : livered by the ri"i.,. who, ilefe-ul msr i ,f ,,'.-?!? .ii. ly, A> .1 unibli to check oui idvin Sirashed by our irtillir* bre ia the cenirc ani! attackeil uith the bayonet by Serbian infantt) tn * enemy ?a.< ohligea to fall back ln il.sorder, havmg lined coniiderabli lo.-s. Parthir to the west Serbian forces to which i had heen adde.i eontingontl of French infantry. IXtondld their pragrill tl the north of Velyeoela (in the Cerni River bend I, Mon than i.. priiom i have been ...t ',.,]. -,\teen 0101*1 |BI I eopturod 0*4. thi ground ibin domd b> thi eiMiii). since Septernber 11 when our offensive i>e?an. thf bn iiitjns ind Bulganans ha*. e lefl in thc hands of the Kntente llllll S.-0Q pris? on. rs, .*eventy-two eaanon had Hfty* thrie maehine guns. Petrograd, N*V. IS-?To-day'.- of tii-ial rrjrort says: Kunianian front: In Transyhania the enemy, afte- having launched an aitark ln thc region of OitflS Valley, pu-.hed bai-k thi RutBinlini, who in turn launched in Ittick north and aouth of 'I oivenoling ai d oeent <? I range of height ?, ln, lacmy il launch.ng tieree at taehl in the region of tl e RumaiT.ar. town of ('ampulung. In tbe Jiul Val? ley and at OnOTI I battle is procecd mg. /.*/<?/,firr.'. Sov. IS.?To-day's offi ? rial rrport ?nys: ln the region of Drago.lavele the bs't'.e continued throughout tbe da\. \\ e iniiintaine.l our position*. In ?he of tbe Alt ?.' ropulaed nli ? ? ?... ? '. of tlic On thi right bi.uk under p i uf the enemy Wl viel.Wd groitnd. in the region ot Saracinesti. ln the .liiil \alley the pressure of the enemy rontmued very strong. VI lent tighting is taking place southeast of Orsova. Dobrudja On our left flank our tioops have made a slight rdvance to thi southward. Herlux, Nav. lS.? To-dny't official rejxort Aays: rror.t of Archduke 'harle* Franci- - In the (iyergy Mounta.ns (.Ierman nnd Aubtro-Hungarian battalion* capture. 1 IVcU and Arsunler. There and M thi heights Illl if Be,bor, and a'?o on the east bank of thc I'utna *.l c Rumanians made several attacks ir. a ! futile effort to d.spute with u* ho ground gained. Hostile advances in the mountains, oxx bo'h sides of Oitu* I'asR, were repuUed. \'orwe>t of (ampulung our ttW*? eapturod Caadnti. Soathiaal if | Rothenthurm Pas_. on thc Szur.luk road and north of Orsova Rumat.ia:. forcei n.aiV loutiter attacks withou. success. la addition to their sarr' in killed or wounded. the Ru ! rnanians loit more than 1,000 prison Front of Field Marihal von Mack. :i sfn .Dobrudja) Hostile diUchmenti 1 \ihich were feeling their way along Ihe 1 Danube ag?in*t the left wing of our position in Northern Dobrudja were ' pursued. CoralVldo was shelled with i.ut success from the left bank of thi Danube MacedO'iia On the Plain of fttan lltir there wa* a .-trong artillery :'re l.i the fir* of hostile attark* neni and Kenalt and northeast of Brod. on the Cerna River, the Germai arj 8uig__:_a? pntiUoae ??r. tam* HII. \k\\ TlalUST TOWARD BAPAUM The ihadad portinn of thr map shows tho British gains south of Hii patUM --inc-e the Iietrilining of the SoMM offensive on July 1. IUig'; advance hai bam waatward toward the Bapaaiaa l^weine highway. beyond Sailly, and northward, lioyoini Le Bara. . The black aeetiofi ahowi the ground woo m yeatarday'i oeTeoaiva. Thi? mark- ? nrv phaee of tho Somme drivo. Hbik's troops are now BV ving toward their objactht d.reotly from tho west. Apparcntly this mar ..? tho finrl sta;;o of I r?<"'<'c<* um\ WCkl tO "squeezr" the (iermans out ol Ba pnunio._ _ pletely maintainefl. The leflflCfl ef I BB enemy wera heavy. Sofia, Nev. lt f ??**'? tAmdon, Sov. 1.1).? To-dan's offirial report tAtne: lh tha Debradja fighting oeeorred et advaaeed positions without iav ilts. \\.--t of the Monastir-Florin.i raii lirely artillery act oB, Baatward and in the < <rna Bend there WBB a desperate battle throuchont :? I terdav and part of la*t night V ! enemy attaek* were broken. but !?> ? ?enemv *-,icceedod in holding *.h1 heighti and making a yalirnt beforfl oir DOaitiOBI northeast af Polog. BRITISH FLIERS CONTINUE RAIDS Squadrons Shell Ships and Naval Works?Austrians Kill 60 Civilians oan, N'ov IS. British air aquad roBi ar* eoBtiBaiaf their ?uece iful I raida on flaflfli) aaaea. Yeaterday Brit ival aeroplaaaa iraaped ? large number of bofllha un (,erman naval worfcl and war rflaflelfl m the harbor of OaUnd. Xine bonibarding 'planes. flceompa 'nied bj levfln other machines of the Britllh Koyal Naval Air Service, ahfllled acaa and faaadriai at Saint Ingbert, in tl"- haala of the Sarre, German], rei iraiac safely. rhe 'oll of civilian Inrafl taken by recent air raida has been exeeatioaally heavy, Fivfl civilians were killed when two German machiaea hoflahardad Bel fort laal night. Thfl Allied raid on the Sfir?c region of Ormanv Friday . aaid ay Berlin te hav* eaueed thr ilestli of several civilians and the woundiag af fliaay other*. The greatea! loal BrBfl inflicted by lAuatrian aeroplanes, which bombarded I Weadova, on the Italian front. Satur? day afUtnuon. A building flllflfd arith | tromen afld ehildren de?tra?ed, layi ti day'l offirial report from Rome, and fl! .ty flrflre killed. Berlin reporta aoceeaaful raida hj German lietra on LuBoriHe and Nancy and aa mimerous villages and factorir-s of I.orraine on Friday. Coiiflagratioii* ' u.-ro obs.-rve.1 by the raiders, the Itatl - ? ment saya Oa the Salonica front three enemv ' tnachinr* were brOflfht down wtthifl 'heir own lines. AMERICAN MUST QUIT FRONT FOR TEXTBOOKS Y(Mini;cst Ambulance Driver in \ rance lo Return From dodgiflg (iermans bombs to erammina l.atm rarha ih a dull cliHiige, Imt that i* the price Julian Allen haa tO pay fOf being the youngeat driver in tlie American Ambulance Corpfl in France. Ha ia comme home ioob. hii r, Mrs. Prederieh H. Allen, nf P.lham Manor. naid yo?terday, and the .- ren?nn i* he mu?t prepare foi ihe entrance exani mation t" Harvard | in June. YOBBg Allfln ?-'?as fifteen year-- and ? ... monthi old m ihe aanaaaer af IM8. ?rhen he followed the example of hia elder brother Fredenok and JoiBfld the American Ambulance. According to his mother'* proud stor-.. he told tlie authorities that he wa* sflventeon yeai - old. and when they found him out it hII the influence of hi* wealthy and mfliieiitial family te m-ciiio his po sitio-i in thfl lerviee. That was i ? ???? thfl HK'i, and l.alin and algebia have a WB) of getting ha.-.y ainid the ? if battle, ae tbe boy'i pa have told him to come home and eram ln a letter recently received by hia i.i.t '..- wrote that he wa.-- learnii.g to eat and i?leep anywhere. and that he 1 wai "crazy about the work." HOHENZOLLERN PRINCE FIGHTING RUMANIANS Kxpresses Indignation at Former All\'s Rreacn of Faith Berlin, Nov tl i bv wirelc*-- ' . ville... "A prince of tiie liouie of Hohemollera, with the (jerman troapa fighting agaiaal Rumania, ?aid in a npeech during a dinner at thi- head quartcru of the 9th Army that by hii presencc with the army he de.sired to .-xpress aa a (ierman his feeling of in dirnation againat Rumania's breach of faith." ?av* an offieial itaiement. MANY AT NAVY YARD SUDDENLY LAID OFF Say They Had Been Promised Permanent Work There As a result of the departure of a'.l the veeeela ot the battleship fleet of the Atlantic flotilla, many men who have worked at the Navy Yard for . teveral year* will tind thennelve* out Of joro<.' The big drop was to have o< ' a week ago last Saturday, but the men were kept until after election. RlfletrieiaBB, maehinist*, boilermaken aad ahilled mechaaiea In other ;rade? v.err IBBI Marily given notice. "Lack ? rk' araa given as th? .-ca?on for , the order. \ BRITISH KILL KEBEL SULTAN I.ondon. Nov. 13. Ali Dinar. the re ; bellioun Sultan of I>arfur ia provmce j of the tgyptian Sudan i has be?n | killed and the main body of the rebel-, whieh he headed. have been badly de ' feated by a Britiah expeditionarv force. it was oflicially announced to day. Ihe ci . campaign was carried out by IM men detached from the Kgyptian armv. V lunar'n foic* fled ?fter the Britiah \ . i..rv in the I'arfur region laat DR. GRAVES WILL FIGHT CHARGE Lavvyer Says Prosecution of "Spy" Will Cause Sensation .l?,ii, -I. Halligan. of 300 Broadway. win. was retained as counsel yesterday bj Armgaard Karl Graraa, ehanred with attemptina to blackmail the Counteii B?n itorff. ileclared that if the compliini woro premd it would result in a lenMtion of international imoor Itance. li. extriiied confidence, how? ever, thnt the thr.r_e would be dropped. Mr. Halligan will go to Washington this naraing. Grain Will be arraiencil I to-morrow, Hll attitude. in contrast ... tbl .leliant utterineil of his attor? nev, w.i* that of injured innocence. Ihe whlll affair. be said, was "most nndeiirable." bat, he cxnlamed almo?*. ipologetieilly, he did not arre?t him? self. While he talked a newlv engaged bodygaarid sat OUtlidl hia door on Ihr l | .4 jiooi ,,r si Weat Blxty-iiirhtn "Ii,, -,nn thmk." a?ked the "interna? tional *pv." pausing in his pacing. "thal ,f I ?aiiti.d to blackmail the countess I would have gone to Prince ? ??: llat'ffldt with the letter*? If there hud been anything la the lerteis whieh the counte-s would not have wilhld niade public, would I not have goal directly to her? There wasnoth - ing in the 'letters which m any way could injure ihe reputation of a wom? an. iad they bara brought the count '? tame into this matter to dis ' credit tne. ?'Bi.t I -hall not talk further. I be i lieve now I will be prosecuted. But 1 whal can they prove? They say tlie i letter? were stolen. From whom ? Re fori 'bey can prove anything has heen stolen they must sav from whom they 1 ivi heen stolen, must they not? I "The money which I asked for was ; aierel} a ba-MMII transaction between | Prince raa llat/.feldt and myself. If yon wiri sent to Yokohama with a 'iie--vai:? .nd vour expenses were $_.48(1 wouldn'l you think it only fair that this bc paid when you delivered the llttir. Sniugglinj; such message* ai tbe**e through Kngland was worth a whole lo' more. for if anv one had heen caught ;t would have meant jail until the end of the war." Embassy Is Tracing Mail Pouch Contents Waihington, Ho*. IS. Offlrials of tbe German Embaaiy began an inquiry to .ia, io laarn whithir important oAclal ehei are milliag from the packet from which Karl Armsgaard t',ru iaid 'o have obtained three letters. Ail aailnbl.. information on the case has be** sent. to Berlin, including the de? tails of tbe alleged plot to blackmail Countess von Bernstorff. Ihe government is seeking to iden tifj tln- me-setiger from whom (Iraves _bt_in_d tho letters. The packet, it i learned to-day, was oflfieially -.ealcil by tbl lierman Foreign Office. It I-. imaBIld that the letters were itai id for thi*. ("nited States between Septetnber 10 and 15. It was made eliaf to-day that rince Hatzfetdt, counsellor of the -.ibassy. ,-h whom llraves attempted to get the J.t.nfin, may testit'y against him, but would prefer not to. If his tostimony is deemed essential to the prosecution of IJraves permission for him to appear in court will be asked of Fmperor W1111 a in. F'nnce Hatzfeldt conferred to-day with Counaollor Polk at the State De patrtmonl regarding the principloi ln * olved in the giving of testimony hy a foreign diplomatie representative in legal proceedings iii the I'nited States. It had not been determined to night whether the pnnee's testimony would b< needed. However, he will not appear a' the preliminary hearing of (iraves bi fore the United States Commissioner here W'ednesdav. as permission for his ippcaranei coul.l not be secured from Berlin before then. Japanese Submarine Explode. J- ..... JaaaB, Nov. 14. The super droadnaagbt I?e was miccessfully launehad to-day. While in the inland Se.. returning from the ceremony, a t.p explosion deitroyed submarine .-.,, I. Bil offlcers of the underwater boat were leriouily and eight seamen slightly injured. Two of the crew are SAVE US, WERCDER CRIES TO WORLD Able-Bodied Belffians Car? ried Off Like Slaves, Says Cardinal's Protest I.ondon. Nov Itl I ard.nai Mereer. Frimate af Belgium, ha* IflMOd a pro- . t?et u. the eivUiaed nrerld agaiael the lieportat.on of BalgiOBfl tO G-rmany for for.ed labor The Prote*t < datfld Kavaaaaet T, and la algaed by Co-dmai Ml ,,lrr in behalf af all thfl J . ., rxtept the Bi.hop of Bl -U| wnom bfl araa unable to get m touch. . Amonir the prin.-.pal passaeei in tre protest are the follow,r.g. which tne "Kcho Belge" flrill publnh to-morrow, Mya a Reuter disparrh from *\8IBtef? i t i -Vhe military authorit.es ;.r deportiBg thouiandi of lBaffeBaiv? citi ,,... i? order to ael the? ie foreed '""X* earlv a* October lf? we sent a1 oreteet to the Governor General. ? copy of which was also sent to tha reprfl acautlvefl in Broeieli of tne Holy See, Snain the Lmted States and thfl NfltB erlande. The Goveraor Gaaeral, m re plv. refused to take any |UB?. -\t that time the ordmancei only threatened unemployed men. To-day nl able-bodied men are carried off pe.l mell. penned up in trucks and deported to unknown destinations like IIBVBI gan.T5. I'roceeds b> Kcgmns -The enemv proceeds hy reg.oi.s. Vaaufl reports have reached ua that ar- , re?ts have been made successively a*. Tournal, Ohent and Alost. but we were; unaware of the oircumstanccs. ?Between O.tober U and the begnr ning of November the enemy operate.i in the regions of Mon*. Qaievrain 5 Ghislain and Jeniappes, from W 0 1 200 men being rounded up daily. ie? morrow and the following dayi he m tend.s to fall on the N.velles arror. - disement. A poster orders a 1 tnales to oresent themselves at Nivelle*. on No? vember 8. provided with idflatlAcatlon and raglitration card.. Thoy i^.^ mitted to bring only a small handbag Ciergymen. doctora, barnsters and schoolmasters are evomp*. Burgomas ters are held responsible for them to leave in twenty-four hours between the nosting of the order and deportation. "Inder the pretext of the necessity to carry ou'. publi.* work-- on R-*'<?,a" soil the occupying power had trieu io obtain from the eommunes ItfltB OI un emploved workmen, which the ma? jority of the commuiu'S proudly refused tO give. \\a> Paved by Three Decree* ??Three doerees of the Governor Ger eral paved the way for the blow which was struck ua to-dav. Th?hrat issued "iueu*r IS IIIB, ordered forced labor, ,or the unemployed. under pa.n of im pruonmeru and a lme. but lt etated that it wa, onlv u question of work ifl Belgium. The -econd. issued May 2, e-ives the (ierman authorities the ngrit io providfl arortl for the unemployed, anv urauthoriied penon giviag work. baiBC liable te three years lmprison menl and a tine of I"),.' marks "The third decree, issued .May 15, BBthorlMd the governors and military commanders to issue orders for the unemployed to be forcibly taken to, places for work. , "It wa*. already a matter of forced labor for Belgium. To-day it ia BO longer fl riiiestion of forced labor in Relgium, but in Germanv for the lier mans' beneiit." "\l firflt the Germans tried to g'* their measarei an air of plaaaibllTtj* by alleging that the unemployed people in Belgium wire dangerous to public order and a burden to official charity. 1 replied to Governor von Bissrhg that he himself knew well that public order was in no way endangered and that the'j unemployed made no demands on om-: cial charity. "ln his answer von Bis=ing aban-l doned hi- previous argument and al? leged that. tirst. the mere fact of wide ipraad uaemployment tends to burden Ananci -? aad, aeeond. prolongation of unemploymenl will renult in th<*- flrofk* en losinz their technical skil!. "To this I repiied: There are other ways of protccting Belgian tinanoes. For example, spare us the war levie*. whieh ha'-e reached a total of a milliard of francs and continue at the rate of 40,000.000 francs monthly. Aiso, spare ua requisitions in kind, which have al? ready totalled several inilliarda." Thouaandfl Reduced to Slavery "The situation which we denounce 10 the eivitiaed world may be sumnied up as follows: Four hundred thnu*and workmen are reduced to unemployment through no fault of their own. and largely inconveniencc the (ierman oceu pation. Sons, husband*. father?. re spectful of public order, bow to their, unhappy lot. With their most pressing needb provided for. they await with dig? nity tbe end of their period of trial. "Now. fuddenly, parties of Roldiers i betjin to enter by force these peace ful homes, teartng youth from parent, husband from wife, fatlier from chil? dren. They har with the bayonet the door through whirh wivov and uiother-i wish to pa:-* te say farewell to thoflfl departing. They herd their captives in groups af t'ens and twenties an-1 j push them into cars. Aa aoon as the train is filled the oftlcer Ifl charge brusquely wave* the signal for depar'-, ure. Thui thousands of Belgians are being reduced tfl slavery. "The Germans are not only enroling the unemployed, but thev are also re cruiting a great number of men whe have never been out of work." The t'ardlnal gives example* of ho* various high German authorities have repeated'v given formal assurances that Belgum liberty would be respect td. He closes with an appeal to all persons. Allied and neutral. even of , the enemv countries, who respect hu? manity to aid him in opposing the de- | portations. I. Altotatt & (!Jfl. A SpecSal Selection off Afternoon and Evening Qowns will be on sale to-day (Tuesday) and to-morrow at $48.< Women's Rcady-to-wear Department (Third Flc^r. tftftt? Atirtm *N*m flnrk \nv..RTI. 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