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78 Xmmnt \\ In |Kii?l checks -Iii?ii 1?I he returned monllih 1*\ thr old? Banking day*. > depositor*! n.inl ? bei ki would ac? cumulate .it hin .?auk until h? ? ?lied for them Sometimea, in.?r.!!i- went by, amount!? ?>?-. n forgeril - rr e? undiscovered. lom' its own. tl,r ? ?? imbia I i ti-1 I to ? .1. h (|, n - ? In- ,'uit!che k. ? . .1. ll :h. I !? -. n SJ stem ?erv ? de? ute*. In* neglect. | ? r him iraeyoi In- , h -. balance - ? als. TRUST COMPANY D erwic-n Is S? ? ? ? -s Ce-i?. f ??. ? S-aaaiT 123*1-1? ? l 148t??-.-.?? .?..Th?oAki?ui at. ? MUMMERS II PARADE NEW 1 EARS DAY lanuory 1 A Carnival of Fun and Frolic One-Day Excursion $2.! ,11 Round Trip $2. .=5 O Pennsylvania R. R. ? Sane ? " a EMBASSY VIEWS OF PEACE TERMS German Diplom?is 1 xpecl Proposal ol Status Quo Before War GIVE UP BELGIUM \\l> NORTH FRANCE 1 l?tente Envoys Say I oe Will Iry to Exad Drastic Conditions ? ? ? . I ? ? .'1 C1 I ? ' m th?' - ? . ? ? . ? ? ? Her pi . ? I ? \\,?l Trole, i Turkey would upen by th? ..... ? ? ? ,. h- d 1'ol.md ? I le to ? ? n the - allied \ lea of Term? . of Gen ? ? ,.- ? ? -?. gen I ? with prai tically ?ierrnan control, and ? : ? ? ? nee, but with,eco .- ira ? to Ger? ? . ; ? Kulgaria Wants Serbian Lauda pria the 1 : ? ? ? the n ? ? - . ? them for ? Th< attitudi IRON CROSS FOR KAISER ON HINDENBURGS PLEA Berlin, Dec. 12. An oft nal .?nnouncrment issued hew t?>-d.i\ sayi that held ! von Hindenburg, ai the ol.|e?t ,,, li\r Kenrial <?1 tin* Prussian snay, in the name ?I tlir grtay ha. made .1 requesl ol the 1 rnperor tii.it he lumsfll ne.ir ihr (?rand Crow of the Iron ' I hr l.mprror hi? ,?. ? epted. rth in the ; . ?> v : ch have ' ' ... Danube H i hour ligar?a itting i Black Sea. "GERMANY OFFERS, DOTS NOT SUE," STAATS' DECLARES 1 ditorial Says Nation Is Vic lori?os and May Advertise Peace Terms /.??it uni:." und' OIT? ? l?i?ev \'ot Pi bci ." !?? i - g ? | I?-, iWnard er, ?nils Von Bethmann-Hollwes/a , to the neutral nations "a mile in the courir- of thi :.<ar." anj ?ios : "Succinctly. so far as they have hern indicated unofficially in thi* country. Germany's terms scrm to he these: "The evacuation of BelRiuni. "The evaluation of tho-e portion? of present under (?erman dom ? "The erection of an independent nd. ? I h retnm to Germany of her col? onies seized by thp enemy. ?? ]'? , the solul ii ?? . Ball sstion to s European ? terms are not unreasonable They discover thi ? ,? rmany pr-. i pitated a war of BggTei i ? ' '? given to peace, to peri preferred by her ene? r i i as unsavory a.? a Dead Si a apple. ??(,. ? ted a war ?hrust upon oat Their? were ? . ??-.?? pi ??? eggressioa, und hers Bj ?.- victory i ?.'andanis. Germany can well advertise to -.he worin the prepared to ? at no thai she is Hg It. ?ral nation? of 'he world, ? penally thi United States, which rema in the n sent of *hem all, , from now on that only -? ? en 'anna! '..?aped to a sincle iligerents, and is, con? sequent I). partial and unneutral. "The absence of the question of the the icol from the terms an ed bj the Cerman Chancellor elision of lire.,' n from Germai y's coi farther releg 0f the Bs ? nient to a Ku ? ? ? ..rmany ap ? par?is Continental deter? ? on of the matters concerned ?*: ..?." Roosevelt Is Silent H . Oyster Ka>. Long Island. Dec 12. oaevell was iatoreeted of the peaec offer from <??r but declfi "i to ?! seui - it ''or .? ion. Gift Certificat?? entitling the recipient to have Shirta made to hi. measure, may now be purchased in the Men'. Furnishing Depl. James McCreery & Co. 5th Avenue 34th Street Holiday Gifts That Please Men SILK SHIRTS 1800 Silk Shirts PAJAMAS 3.25 950 Madras Pajamas 1.45 Heavy Tub Silks in a splendid lent 'if patterns. 1250 Silk Shirts Fine quality, serviceable Mad? ras; silk loops and pearl buttons. Regular and extra sizes. 4-95 725 Silk-mixed Pajamas 2-95 rteav) Niks and Crepes in neat <????? fane) patterns;>handsome colorings; custom finish. Slee\ t lengths 34 m 36 Inches. Plain colors and fancy striped patterns; handsomely finished. Regular and large sizes. \ o c harge for site* e alterations. 3,500 "McCreery" Madras Shirts 1.50 Mdde of fine woven Madras and mercerized materials in an extensive assortment ol desirable patterns. All colors. MEN'S FURNISHINGS 35th Street Entrance MAIN FLOOR GERMANY'S OFFER DISTRUSTED HERE Neutrals Doubt. Pacifists Hope; Allies Friends Are Scornful ISSUE NO I si I HID. COUDER! DECLARES (lews looks for Perina neu! Peace?Lauzanne ?Scoffs at Teutons ? ? keenest I ? . liai ????? of , the League t., i...., .... p( .,, ? ' I ? th th.' ? on?, declared thai th? pro p?imi1 s?.,-,?, made ?imply fur th.- pu? po?c i>'. re - have | ? ? the dawn ol peace, anil coul I ? n joel ?on " t' HP?. I'rnpn.al Shu?? < hange 1 il ?? .Hi (if.irr : ,, | Hamilton Holl . ol " I he Inde pendent," "certainly ii thing thai .? ?. hn-i COOIC ir. >-r Germany. Six month' ago Germany would no! l 'i n to from fitne of her imn people that ?he make a move for peace. H.?n Germany ?le clared atoe ?ranted a military dec Hut ?he ha- evidently that ?he i? not I ,t ?( ""' eoui ? ' continued Mr, ll? ? these ] home eon sumption h ion of diplomatic i-lutf ! he teal ?rill come ?rh< n ?he ?a ill be asked to . peaci th. That iv what Ulii . g for. If ?hi ' ia For the All ?'1er then . . is insincere because of the proposal? ?he ha- made. \ a ?ret. "Tii ... , ?lil'i cult position. If ah? i? sincere n her t meana ?he ! a . orno to a i- reason after all I . n::il rha .??(Ter ? In French and British i;.r.!.? in this city th? i, . , ?rere d character? a? a lu?l f"i ? ? pathy of neutra! na" nan) lat? t pi il for peace will I ree? of 1 i Allie Th: comment made by the l'un- "Matin." a ? last nicht ?n the Hotel \ andei I I "'I he AUi< ?? ? ? e if the] ? court? will pi the Allied a.'?"' ? ' ? nmenl will, of ive 1 ? i. Then ?re shall ? "What will the people of Germany ? will they ?lav when an official p'-u, bj German) haa been turned down fiat '.' The ' a want peaee now, and want il badly Wanl l.erman.?. Punished "^ a '-. ? . ?re not leiT?to domi I ? ? , ? ou havi .. Eui ipc : ?? ! ited bj <.01 man brutality and bestiality, and we . must crush out ? leeond, ir ??. ai decla 1 ? d< di ?red and pre? pared bj Germa ? must punish (?ermany for hrr rr ? (ainsi bu? tj - "The Allies will break throupli the Western front next spring We will at ?.me have piled up ammunition eiiouRh. and the British army will then be ready." Maurice L?on issued n, atatemei *. yes? terday on the German peace proposal?, sa) ?hg thai tangible He doubted n se of complete restoration of Belgium. He said tl at no! only would Germany have *o pay for ..? ? ?..-.,. i ? hut would : ire to restore il Lorraine. He dia ? restora? tion of Poland and Lithuania as ru?e? to increase the German armies, v ? ? the retention of Serbia I . "Nothing reveal? more dearly the real ba It is conque??, and nothing n "If the 1 ?? such that the Allie? . . . .it.,I thu? ond ter b?| th the leagui [erben HouBtoi . i - 1 i hi i.? agua to En 'ii, ? -n e proposals ?pen to me to be ex I ? moderate, ai d they should i negotiation?." 1 William R. Shepherd, ol Columl 1 1 1 ron -y, <!? - dared, I -??! whether he 'bought th? w ould b< ted, he 1 aid : Hut a*. lea-t t'n..- off? ? ba ? nego ? which % about the , ? ,1 . ' the ? ,?i Profi History Departn ?I th Order Some Today Deerfoot Farm Sausage l>e ?tire you gel "Dterfuot the genuine. Farm at Southborough, Mass. HOI.Ill ' PARI? THKI ? 1 pi-iamia -?-?. MIV I |( | l-l MIA r Wilson didn't win the West; Hughes lost it, and Wil? liam Allen White shows how in? evitable the result was in "Who Killed (lock Robin?", an article of extraor di nary interest in this week's issue of Collier's VRE NATIONAL WEEKLT T?. llOIMIIaa ?nd l?> nf ?r' work ?tilh h?. ?p p.arcl in ?.c.l?ar ? 11 rear i>r?a ?t ".'?O r'f'h l-.n?, ' view ? -, itiori Fredi I. I iderl kid that he did r ot believe the lor.-?.. Issues still in Douhl "'1 he le of I b? ?i ? I eut' r into a | ? i ,-. ?... p? .. ? gnores < es of I be a i li can onl. be ? "Thi ta tu be restored rhi di sth of everol nnll . thing ? be repai it or the ? ?'uar for th" future mmd called Pro ? - - ; n (ii rmany kno? I t will be bm and the ? ? war ;ip?.!i her opponi?? lid : "I* I? lik' i ' and explained h und French "I hop ? peace, but nol an ineorclu ? said Front A Vi PROPOSAL PLEASES FORD '..-i"..n? * Mu?,- "Eaaetlj what We v..,m?<l to *?>?.?iniplish," il?- Says ? Di roit, i ?? ? ! -. In con ? . to the Allies throujrh the neutral powers, Henrj who took ? peace ship, ii. to Europe in an atten trei Christmas," exoressed the Oa*i m this evening. "Th ted to accorm "There i-^ . .. i . ? ? ' ? ? ??" In my or m ? lid be applauded around th.- world. ?\\. ? i per? le some pri gi ? elf in this a s) ? to in- ?" ? pro?. - ? FALSE HOPES IN OVERTURES Marbarg ?Sees **?<? Boa eon Wfcj Mue Should \<?ept Peace (IfTers Ball more, Dec 12. That thi man peace overture? might, after all, ? tilltie?, in.isn.uch as th?- llliei may !"ok upon Her ?inn-.' tenl >ni with distrust, was Your Overcoat Is Here! f" Whether you tvanl an ulster or ;i belted Trench coat, ;? pleated ( ilsterette or a plain double-breaster, h fly front model ??r a but ? ton through, ;i loose ?coat m' a form-fitting effect, ;i ?'"at v, ?tli pa ? c Ii pockets, ?lash I? oc*k i" t s. or |> 1 a i n pockets; a coat for business, dress or st'TIII i ,\ rough fabric or a sniiMitli fabric, a medium weight or a heai y weight, a staple m* a novelty, an nn portation or a domes? tic weave, a black, a blue, an ( Kford, or ain one of a hundred combinations of polor i[ Tlir < )\ ?icnal \(>U want is III.I.K' C! W Inch is miii|i|\ .-111 - ? ?tin i- w a\ of saving it's THERK! Ulsters $20 to $55 Trench Coats $.30 to $40 Ulsterettes $20 to $38 Double-broasters $20 to $40 Single-breasters $17.50.o $60 ?akr. -^CTuinjiattij Broadway al 34th Street ?DVKRTISKMFM IDVERTISEMF.NI AI-WI'II--I Ml-\ : 1. ?>aks &?Jam|iattij ??? - Today An Exhibition and Sale o) 12,000 Men's Silk Cravats at $1.50 $2 $2.50 $3 $3.50 ?F Tin most magnificent showing "f high-grade silk neckwear possible ?" assemble, most h hand-loomed cravats in exclusive designs and roloriniF" 1'nnn Kranee, Kngland, Switzerland and Italy. So different1 From scarfs selected im' ;i cut-price s;tl?- Hint t<> compare them with am other offering h town tuda} would sound like exaggeration. Also?Men's Fine Silk Cravats at 39c 59c 69c $1 $1.35 Scarfs from at leas! twenty leading Kuropean and American neck" wear manufacturers, m a wonderful -variety of weaves and exquisite (??I? r combinations. The most important went <?. its kind ever planned. i bj Thi irg, former Minister to Belgium, ght. H? -aid: "T'r ? ? ?i ? 'in re! ?able na ?ire of thi Gei man proposals, I fear thai I event i the ? who think that this war .-an he brought to an end "The ph lo?ophv of 'he situation is 'hat ?he Allies ore unwilling to trust the future intentions of Germany un - present ruler I. " r? '?..-.? of attitude cannot be I imposed upon the German people by ?any reaty stipulations which would be j likel) '?? hold I* mast come from in t h rough a cban(*r of heart on the , par' of the German people themselves "(if course, Germany I? ready for , peace, occupying as she does, enemy territory, and, therefore, holding the I trump -ard- Rut my impresor [? ; that the Allies, who have not yet mar 1 shalled all their resources, will not ate until the present outrageous Bsaaull on the peace Kof the world is ! punished or the task has proved im V" GERMANS FAIL IN VOLHTNIA Break Into Russian Irenche-?, but Ne I'uickly Driven nut l.o-.dor. Doe. !.. Teutonic force penetrated the Rus.ian une? jr \ hynia, southeast of Kiselin, yeotareVay, but were driven out of the capture?! trench.es when the ? zar'? rOOOTV-ee cou- - ter attacked. G? rman natrol? eondu." ...I raids on the Stokhod front, accord ing to Berlin, ard brought back liable information regarding the ?! : ition of the Ru?i in Broadway aks &damjmtti? at 34th Street h or today, Wednesday, and tomorrow, Thursday Women9s Evening Wraps at Greatly Reduced Prices High-grade "."?Taps from regular stock, reproductions of the most exclusive creations designed by Jenny, Lanvin, Cheruit, Callol, Bernard, Robert, Premet, Georgette, and other prominent designers. Developed in Brocades, Chiffon Velvet, Chiffon Plush, ?Satin, and Pan American Velvet, Broadcloth, and .Mercerized IMnsh. lavishly trimmed with Scotch Mole, Taupe Wolf. Kolinsky, Alaska Opossum, Japanese Mink. Muskrat, Lapin, Skunk Opossum? Near Seal, Hudson Seal, Skunk, Marabou, Moufflon, and Thibet. 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