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HALL'S BEDDING The Standard of Quality vAe manufacture and sell at .A-hoie>aleandretailthe "Hail" ?attrcsscs& Box Springs ?stick "?r generations have been -egarded as the best in quality ?-d workmanship. For comfort and wear at a fair price they cannot be equalled. Our trade raark ? on every piece. Abk Jour dealer for "Halft*1 bedding __or visit our showrooms. ?TRANK A. HALL & SONS t*i*tit"i*tur-*rs al fris and Bedcing 25 West 45th St. BRITISH REPULSE GERMAN RAIDERS Attacks Near Yermelles and Neuve Chapelle Cost? ly to Foe, London Says Lot-dor.. r. tuslnio?: barren of* inf*?iUry ?est? to-?:?; las ' reports \ enne.les and spell?, which it says were rtpalted with Imms to the Gam la the British attack south of Ar? rday morr.. .?dead were counted in the ti >ners were taken, tttordirc to the Berlin accomi The companies that per.e lected by s powerful counter In Gal < .crinan itaminf detaebaients nrouern bnci? to Berlin. Pftropra.i chron *:'u] scout - the Rumania,-, the *"*] ? of SI ?lira. o British Pressure Keeps Turks from .Aiding Teutons General Maurice Declares That Activity on the Tigris Keeps Foe Bus\ The pre?et I !<?:' :jh opera*..cr in the far r .a? o d- ? on the I - .?rce.? to ?i ?tl P, I oerat on? at the War 01! ?. r. h-? wees.:-, review of military move "Our re--?****, operations at Kot-tl? Sinai Pei *?.d Gsasial M .ire hav ? hearing- upon I . ...ve the Turk* a c'-a-??*.- to send troop ?-?.?s on ? front. The cor.di ?j?Bi are sow rev? raad The Tune-, are Ht only . ?Dateh su . bat have drawn .ces to enable ira to ud Sir? tas beer. ? ***** *'? it. His ? ? . bend in _"- Tip? ** ire ? A _'<**?'' - ?7 the r i by a ??** an o that a few ma ? -IT *u- favoc with an at !t?nf '' - <-ur advance '?mo. .. b'-en ? : oat, the - movements ****e I ? atened ALLIES AGREED ON DIVISION OF FOE'S COLONIES Japan and British Domin ions Insisted Territories Must Be Meld WON LLOYD GEORGE TO THEIR POLICY Asquith Opposed Expan? sion in Africa?Mikado to Get Kiao-Chau ? London, Yob. 10.- The death kncl! of Germany'?* colonial has oeen sounded. - n the - ef the Entente Alliea mom aimnlteneona ar.nouncemc*. -.?-. ? i* Britiab Min? ister of Celeniea; Foreur:. M Motono of Japan ami Prime Minister -, ? . voice! the X --ral.a a . well as \'e Together the?" BtateSSestl clan- there will he no return t . many ef her colonies in Afire.i. \ ? I . attitude ba I ?he Britiah and French governments. It develops the fact, also, that the A Kovemrr.erit was opposed to any exten? sion of British colonial possessions in Africa, whereas the new Lloyd George government approve* this a :n line with thi - -, colonies ? \ There erill he of African colonies, so that the posses I-'rance. Portugal and Bc'gtum will be more homogene?, stead of beim: scattered and irregular . ? present. Japan'-) Rights "??feguarded '..,r?l holdiajj the German colony of Rao? -ran. in ? an?l the Pacific islands occupied by the Japanese fleet came up when the French ?,ra:'t of the rot?: -, n: Wilson ng cabled 'o the vario HI K* * iweernsaente for approval. Japan pointed out that the terms omitted reference to the German colonies in which Japan nad established an in? ternet, France and K.ngland thereupon re , * had b?en deemed desirable IB answering Mr. Wilson's request for nrak?* *hese terms emhrace ?*.;? tha* the future of Ger? mai ti seeessiens outside of Kurope would bo considered lat that Japan ?uId be properly safeguanled for future determination. latiafactery to Japan. The Japanese Frr.bassy here has Japan's understanding of the j arrantremeri. sa -'ate r by I Mo*r?Tin. He -aid: "The absence of any allusion to the dieaneeJ ef the German colonie? attracted the a*tention of public opinion in Japan. That point ha?, however, never escaped the atten? tion of '.he in.?serial covemment. To avoid all nirs'inderstandlntr? we took ??ep-t ro ?nfegaard our rights, and I --?n ha] ?' a satisfactory landing ex-.??s among ail the ' Never Will Return Colonie? ? .de of the new British ad? ministration was announced aho . same time by Mr. Long, the new Minis? ter of Colonies in the Lloyd (?eorge Cabinet, who said: "I.er no man think that their strug ? Ierres have been in vain. Let rro man think that these col? onies will ever return to German rule. It is impossible. Our oversea.? empire will no* ttiierate any supvostion of the kind. We have been able to r? e war began, and it th the people of this coiri snd aetiafectei t peace, and to take care ?ha? tt-,?y pro. pare before the war ends to faro tha' ? and ruthleis contest in Bad commerce which will follow About the -ame t. rre the view of . a ami New Zealand as to Ger? man ia Pacr'c was n-enh Ward. Finan?*<* Zealand, and W, F. Masse-.-. Prime V n -^'pf at New Zea? land, both of whom w-ill be in ?he enra ing imperial conference. Sir Joseph Ward said: "Unleea the peace ?*on?lit. for the reversion to Great Hr tail thoee Gem,an territories, partreularly , Xaw Guinea ;.ru? Samoa, which had been won by the blood and treasure of Australia and New Zealand, the people ? cttld Berei int.*" ( ?-inference to Hear Lernend? Pr?me Minister Msasey ard ; ? ? ? same t.me: Zealai tat t mean? to retain it I am ?ure -e 1 .'an peon:? r^el t'np ?ame A ?aks&Cmitpmuj Broadway al ?'?It h Street Will Hold To-day and To-morrow. ,i Sale of Men's Shoes at $5.95 f-orrnerly $7 and $8 r ???? ?J T lie s v s II oc s ji it made of the fin? il gride itaina *?"??'? i" *V Mark and in tan. over ?the most raahionable ^*\ narrow and medhiu \ lasts. Erery pair road? mi tod tinishnl acffirdinK bth ? tandard?. of sliormakiri-i. <|A!I / ncludeti Hid ,',rv f,?,ir 1S ,i,t"1 ?iUi Saki improved elastic heel* i,(ihiionr i which they have o? ">\ o ?u ? ??> f'ai-u ?? arenld no' ? tere .f German bases were to be permitted n the Seothern Hemisp?ere,; GemuiB warsh-p? within a day or i 'rom our settlement?. No. we must hold what we've taken, ; and ?? ? ? . ,e toward the German ' olon ? ? one taker, by Austrr. | ;,,. snferenee." THREE A.MERICAN SHIPS BAIL FOR BARRED ZONE UM I'earl Shell and Tvao Mandard Oil Tankers Bound fur Furopean Port? I . ? ? I yea fer Furopean por?- .trti.in the barred /one. They indnded the ? ommun.pa? ai . Atoreni a-ni the merchantman Pearl .-?hell. Their destination -.ere not an <>tli? lilina ?? la ". ?lan a Kr.Trsi, ,. for Liv-? r id British?. Livcrpeol; Australia Swedisl . i ??penhagen; Beakeladyke . rterdam; Tonawanda Brit? ish I, Liverpool, and Galir.a ? Nor | bb), Bordeaux. rriving from the war zone ? Philadelphia were ? the African Prince, at th?* Prince Line, t'iom Cardiff, an?! .he KorwegisB, a poeL Thirty-six Vessels Sunk By 2 German Submarines , Feh 22 '.. ?rirel? ts Say? r.omanncs. which returned to their base on February JO. -ai.K ., i ring the period of their opera :;-foui- steamer?. thr,*e .sail-? ing vessels and nine trawlers, ?ays an est A QOUBcement I to-day. ' 1 be ana," a?i?l- 'he an? nouncement, "were, among ott.? : ship of '.?.loo ton- grees, ladea with coal: one of tona cross, laden with iron: one of SAM tena, with pro ? and margarine: or?e of 2,200 ? ? ?:. -cheat and hay: ???anicr o.' 2,700 ?or.s gross, ?arr-* ing war material? for Italy; another <>f 100 tens gross, with tin; snother sf HO. ritfa a general cargo; ? OSS, ?with hor?e ? "Ami.n-^ the -teamers destroyed was ???amer of 7,000 run? ? ? annon was ? ar Hollvveg Postpones Reichstag Speech to Answer Lloyd George Chancellor to Deliver Reply on Tuesday?Coal Tax of 25 Per Cent Planned :.. I eh -- bv ??. rre,?* Count von Roedern. Secretary of the Treasury, will address the Reichatag to-morrow in regard to the BOW war credit sought by the g> * ? ment and the new taxis which arc to be imposed, i hancellor von Berhmann Hollweg will deliver a speech in regard to the political situation next Tuesday. The Chancellor's statement, which vi- te have been made to-day. was postponed until Tuesday owing to the postponement of the speech o?* David Lloyd George, 'tie British Premier, in the House of Commons, to which Dr v?,n Bfhmann-Hollweg expects to reply. The liiil for the new coal tax has been introduced in th? Reichstag. It pro*, .de? lor a levy of 20 per ?-ent ad valorem, .a! coal output is es? timated in valu.* a- rt.'40.000.0it?i ?o 10,000, ao 'ha' the new tax may I revenue of 1121,000,000. I can he levied easr'r. e Ovi rseas Sewa Agency, "sine? there ;, 500 owners to pay ?1 Germany Ira? ?Ire iuwest coal price? in the world. so th:-.' be felt too heavily." The Gormar; Agricultural League me? in conven?ion hi re ???-dav The rro? ? dent. Baron \on Wanger.ieim. aroused the ??ci?gate* to great enthusiasm b\ h s remarks about the now phase of the submarine war Dr. Ttoo.sicke asserted Germany was able to raise ?uflfi ? enltaral product? for her ? BRITAIN TO ADVANCE CLOCR l.mfrnmPiil I rged to Put Daylight casing into FfTert in \ pr 11 don, Feb. 22. The r?introduction of th* ng ?ehem. unan??- omniended to-day bv ppointed by the Kin? ifi Parliament lo <??n?idor the ?ubjeit. Th? g? being urged to bring to effect m April in- ? ?toad ef in May. \ Copenhagen dispatch on Februarv Ii ?a d the G< rman authorities had de? cided -o h"c'- the daylight saving schedule April IS instead o? May 1, the rutting forward of the clock ?o continue nntil .-'?rtember IB, GERMANS ARE CUT OFF FROM GREECE Italians Establish Contact with French Across .Macedonia ALLIES PREPARING DRIVE AT RAILWAY Heavy Troop Arrivals at Sal?nica Presage Spring Offensive London, let,. 21. A Reuter u..?patch '? from Sal?nica says that the alliai ceeded in cutting postal communication herween Athens and the Central Powers when they established contact ye'ter ?lay between ? the French .and Italian troops sad cleared "he enemy - - from the load , between Coritza. in '. Southern Albania, and Le?KO\ie. The lentral Pi "wer.s are now restricted to : wireless und airplane communication. Sal?nica, Jan. 26 correspondence!. N'ew tioops, especially large Italian contingents, are arriving every tow daya :n .Sal?nica, to reinforce the Allied armies. The talk here is gen? era! of pushing through tbis spring ' th?- offensive planned for last >prmg, ?uhich the German alta?-, on Verdun prevented. No well mfotmed Allied officer in j "ne Macedonian tneaire of wir ex? pects any importan*, attack upon Sa lonua by the Cennans, Daaf" tttach from tbs ?oath by the Creeks '?vas i ? ? ery seriously by the I ' .reek army Pelepeaeasns,while the Knte:.-- :' ? UUrds -.he ?sthnUS of Corinth th<- only mean? hy which the Creek forces could march northwani an aft;.. ?, b) Klag < eastaatiae's sol : from the li?t of po< -.b.litie.a. Tlie continued arrival of important reinforcement* in Mace? donia i? taken through Greece *<> la? an earl) offensive te i it the ? communication from Berlin to Constar.', M pi I n M a c rougtvv, rtbedt Bl , 00 French. 1 British. 10,.? ' Serbians end pe? * Is si counting the latest arrivals, a *olal of about 850,.> fighting nit-n. To this. r.iamber may be added three reginsentl of Creek?, cor.s'itut.ng the Veaizelist armv. Cenera! Sarr; ! bas *'r ?.( lentiv stated that he consider? iialf ,i million men would he re.juir- : .-tive oper? ations can begin in M.nealonia. There are. therefore .net? still ?o eoaie before sn offensive ean be undertaken with fair prospect of suc? cess. Officers of the Allied transporta? tion staff assert ?hat this number be landed n Sal?nica in ?ix week? a' a pinch. For a period it wa? theagfat *hat volunteer? to the Venire!;.?* array might be ?ecured ;n number- ?ufficient to make up the half-million. Vemzelo?, on arriving at Sal?nica, declare.! tiia" he would be able to induce 190.000 Creeija? to follow him again?t the Bul? garians. Ta dar tiia? F.ntente military attache? in A'iiea? *A'r- that they have no further hope of sectir'ng mil i'arv aid from the VeaiielittS 'if the original French an.l English cont ngen'? a.cumulate.I ;n Saionica for a lariag etTeaeivs s year ago, be? tween In and M p?-r cent had to be invalided home. mostly ?iiffer-.ng 'rom malaria. To replace 'no French among t*hem. the men who were sent were principally those who had been ft.* on th?? Somme or at Verdun, where they had become enhaaated by 'He long struggle and were it need of rest. Brit;*.!"i re-.nforcementi were ii goo.I physical trim, but the G ? u?ed '.i Macedonian tigh'ing, consider the British equipment both h?h' v and eorr.plicated for mountain work Serb?, equipped libe Qrtekl and ?rained to ?imilar tignting, are re? garded as eapahlo o-' comparative sho Greeks Loot for Food: Piraeus Shops Closed London. Feb. '-'-' Al "?1 patch te Renter's -a-,? -hat fea amon: workmen si Piraeus have led I .-i'l-ing or all ?hops ami *h<* rustom he rat The rioting ?tarted a' a Meeting for the distribution of a fund raised by publie subscription for relief tf the i unemployed. The mob looted a num? ber of grocer and butcher shop?, aid many arr?st? wore made before order "??as restorer!. I oday and tomorrow are the Last Two Days of the Annual Sale of Men's Winter Overcoats Formerly $28, $25, $23, $20 Now $17 ?J The saving afforded by an offering o? thi> kind is of more than usual import at thi*- particular time, the abnormal scarcity of fine woolens making an ad? vance in the cost oi clothing inevitable. Single and double breasters .'ire included m an extensive variety of fabrics and col-; orings, in a range o? -i/o*? sufficient t.? assure satisfactor) selection to men of almost every type. A ?mall rharsfe for alteration i>ak.s & -ffinrnpaM} Broadway at 34th St. GRAND JURY GETS SPY PLOT TO-DAY More than Dozen Indict? ments Expected in Plot Laid to Sander PLANS REVEALED BV WOMAN HERE Americans Abroad Involv? ed ? Federal Net May Trap Prominent Man I ater] at German * ? rig Atterieoa who nets ?Tilling to' r ii rjeatl ss spiei i France and land for $J0 a a to the Federal grand jury to-na-. The proceeding will b? the thorough that the government ha^ ?*? umiertaken in plot inqurr.es. an,. *? -?-?d that et denes s :i I ?ng that Albert A. .Sander. nails working as a dramatic critic on a ?mer here, was the American rep? resentative of the German Secre vice. More than a dozen indictmer-? are expected before the investigation snali Through reeerdi Amer.can ! as by its esapls , red :hat tea money Sendet asee ia maintaining, is alleged, a huge spy system, not or!, in tail country, b?' France an?i Ki.gland. came from Germany, b of Copenhau Among th<- Aral ar/itaessea ??he I grand jury ?? Bebei I I eg a tens ia - ? ?- for the sllesjl ? ft .?' $4. 22fi from i hnrlea W, ?Vijnr.enberg. Sondert associate and aid. and Mr?. Ada Fisher one?? m ?berg I uns i.-i l?> r?SStif] ? -??i? wai obtained fer the appearance, liefere the grand jury, sf 1 '-. '? V ??riir-.. who i. . ?attorney Maral i tell of thi ble .r.k. ir,v??r',- ! by a German chemist nam<-?l Ar. el Ilar.irg. ? -ander ? ? Gerseeny threegh sfleen of a neu? tral line, and of dynamt.? an?i fnsea found ,n a - ? W innaOB berg. SeaM ef the A alleged Sender tried te J?<* a -.-.-?- h i nr and Wunnenberg. ?' vornan. She hi? ealaaitted that Sender panl her i.">'l n .rather information in _,-.. .. -. ? mainfaine?i eoneerniag her leal I ?evirn Ateei cans, who at one time or another wer U i ?n some manner with newspapers, and who are now ert'ner m England. Holland. Den? mark or lanada, are expected to ?r ? ?-e of 'hem. a? ; by Sender to gnther what in t'orma?'-?n he could is lia!.'--, being ??.light b' " ' - -?; vice ager.t.i in Cenada ii ? eluded wedneeds; fleeing from Oita-*v i. "es eral Make < onfension? M,?s- of the others have voluir ef *-'ander l ai eg???I eonapireajy. The au? thorities have made public the name? of three: Georgi* Vaux Bacon. Htm a , Lenden, and RuMedge Rathe ee K. Hssl - . Hollar.?!. Mrs. Beatings, I on the Fed* eral I it a irds? an ' tolil them 'haf her hnsbeitd did SOI know that i be esed "? a Get - nlan h<? reached Holland. Mr. H fused ' ssjrlng ,s to bring over rsf ? . - , id ha ?va? . || .-id. -[-?., ' .1 Jerrice men are searching the country for a par-?? iced who has been ?? .? prominent ? rhe haa hoes ?dentined with peace propagsndH H Bacon, whoae eonfeaaioe wee ia a larg?* ire reanenaiMe for the arrest of I Wunnens? The authoritr*? a.-e investigating I Sander's history. He i? know.*- to SO rner of a paeht, ami he has a!-| ? , - | ved well. PHOSPHORUS SMOKE SCREEN HIDES SHIPS FROM U-BOATS I i ?a? British Vessels st Philadelphia Carry New \pparatu* ?? ? ' Pn.ladelphia. I---0. :.. T'.-.e "-moke screen" apparatus with which British steamship? ha"e been provided to elide German snhmsrines was seen here for ?S te day. Two drums are attached te the after deck, one on each side of the ship Fach drum ?s ?-. ?'? phoaphoru?. When the lookout lights ;?n aider ?.a? an or.1er is giret <n :':re ;h<* ? -or-is in the drams, Ahnest im mod stelj heavy cloud? of black n 'o pour from the phosphor1. j tamers. The . ? r ? sal relj ta i slope il ?mo*?, and ?eaves such a Jong trail of it in her wske that 'he submarine ra? never tell where to locate the fleeing merchant-ran. Five Br,fi?h vessel? in por? arc eiyjipped with the ' "?nioker? ' _ J Neverbreak Professional Wardrobe Trunks, $20 THE nit'"*-- substantial trunk obtainable in America a1 ?$20, and offered ??? ?this price for i limited time only. Large enough for a trip across the continent, bnl cannot be packed to ex? ceed the free baggage limit? Hard Fibre Covered and htted with steel bumper corners. Drawers an; made of solid basswood and the patented swing? ing trolley has six 5-ply veneer hangers. ??aks Company Broadway at 34th Street. \nVERTlSF.MFM \D\FRTISFMr.\7 ADTERTISEMEVr if ? V ? t?'?ri i?tnm r^rnXXTTU unxn?IIiXIX3Ufl ?-*-*-*-? 1 NEW LACKAWANNA TERMINAL at BUff?LO Opened February First This imposing passenger terminal, a spendid illustration of American Railroad efficiency, is the latest feature of the remarkable era of reconstruction which has made the Lackawanna "Mile for Mile the most highly developed Railroad in the World" i NEW YORK BUFFALO CHICAGO . * ' *.iV. ? ? Lackawanna Railroad THE ROAD OF ANTHRACITE POSTOFFICE CIVIL SERVICE AMENDMENT IS LOST t'onf?rence Eliminate? l'ro?i?ion for First and Second < la?? .??"""rial? WTaaalaataa, Feb. 11. ? ?jn'Vrree*? on vie legislative appropriation bill to-dav threw out *iie raiadtxtar tatadntat, ? would take all first and ?econ?! class postmasters into the civil ?er vice. After the amendment had b?-en submitted to the Senate, President Wil? son urge i its adop'.ron. and it was agree?! In conference, ?however, the Senate confeirpe? were force?! to recede, and it has imet slissi?atad from the bill. ?aka S? Company Broadway at 34th Stiert Have arranged for today a Sale of Men's Soft Hats at ?S1.95 Q A prominent hat manufacturer of Newark, \. J.. is desirous of increasing his New York clientele. To make ? good I>i?** 1 for Spring busi? ness be quoted us ? pri?e su low that we can offer these hats ;it $l?flK) which is nmeh below their regular retail price. **} The styles an- the very newest for Spring wear, and there are two kinds of hands from which to select plain or the new Xotchhan." a special feature of these particular hats. Colors: (?reel). Brown, Pearl. Slate, and Black. Also?500 Fine Derbies, $1.95 *! Lightweight derbies of the better kind, made i\v a prominent manufacturer who specializes in hats to retail at $1 and up. Becau.se the;. sre a little lijfht in the brim they were terme?i "?eronds" by the manufacturer?hence this low price. Blacks and Brown?. We shall also hold Friday and Saturday a Sale of Men's Winter Overcoats at $21.50 Formerly $35 Cj These coats are exceptionally well tailored, and have been reduced to this low pri?e for immediate p earance. The selection comprises single-breasted Knglish models, tailored in Harris Tweeds. Aipia scutum Cloths, and Scotch Fleeces, and double breasted ulsters with belted hacks in .Ml Wool Oxford Mixtures. Sixth Floor.