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THE SUN, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 25, 1914 tx on February 11, although FeVuary 4 also has liecn talked of. The session will bo a short one and will be devoted almost entirely to war meas ures. Hteps will be taken to offset the reduction In revenue, but the nature of tho proceedings has not been revealed. mttHUiTH will be Introduced at tho com ing senMon tf Parliament providing for way In which the men may vote. A general nlcctlon took iilnco In New Zc land rinra tho war becan and absentee soldiers voted by constituencies and sent tho ballots homo from their concentration camps. Such a scheme ha been un Rested for tho Canadians. 1'remlor Horden nrrlved hero last nlxht from bis visit to tho marltlino provinces and a meeting of the Cabinet has been held to consider tho dato for tho open ing of Parliament, which will probata)' CHRISTMAS AT THE FRONT CANADIAN SOLDIERS MAY VOTE. Ottawa, Dee. 24. The Dominion nu thorltlcs arc planning to protect the fran chise of tho soldiers at the front and j ihtka & Glnmpatuj at 34th Street Broadway ' ' ' , 'v ifmMmmi UM Y TROOPS MUST WIN," GERMAN AERO DROPS ASSERTS VON HINDENBURGi A BOMB INTO DOVER .Commander of Germany's Eastern Armies, in Interview, Says Success Is Certain, but Praises Valor of Rus sians Asserts Railways Have Helped Him. n- K.xui. ii. vox vir.i.vn. I'nHf d I'rcsn Staff Corrrsiiondrnt. fiENERAI. llKAlKJl'AKTCRH OF THE HAST UJC ClKKMAN AllMV, tCC. IS ivl.l 1-onilOIl, Dec. 21.) "With tro.fH (if tin. couraco ami endur.inc- of my army I must suc ceed," was the statement f Kleld M.ir- tlia! von llmdenburR. the famous leader of the cistern German army, to-day. U would be untimely to say that the Ru''ans are completely beaten and Lru... n," said the Kleld .Marshal. "They HitHtliiB luavely and well." N.-.Mer Kleld Marshal von lllnden burs . r i"!en. I.uilenilurfl. 'his chief of t'.aff. 1ms anv Illusions aM to what Is be to r t u fli-rman army In Poland. They lot. i deilaied thrro would be much hjinl tiuiutt K in the campaign against War saw but they have the utmost conlldence In tin. 1 suecrss. TliroiiRliout the advance of the CJcrman army through Poland Kifld Marshal v.m Hlndci-burg's forces have been opposed bv a .istly superior number of P.usslans. In telling of the fighting which has re tulted In the retirement of the llnsslans Wore Warsaw tho German commander &ald : "Conjlderable factors In the success of my armies against tho numerical supe riority of the Russians -nre the railways, which make possible such quick move ments of the Hermans.. Hut jny troops have shown tlm utmost courage and cn luranc In battle and dining tho long ... .. hivA lifn marie. With .14.1. intra i.tnt. hi. v -- such troops I mut sucoctd. The ltusslaiis have great numbers of nun. Considering their defective railways they havo often made very ipilck movements of troops. Kleld Marshal von lllndcnburg Is an extraordinary typo of man. Hugged and vigorous, he has so manipulated his numerically weaker forces over tho rail roads as to check the Itusian advance upon He, man territory thruugh Poland and tlually to hurl them bads on their own defences. The k-rm.tn are constantly shifting their forces to deliver new blows. They forced the Slavs to give way for tlilrt- fli... ...n.... .... fttntilitr- frimi Lou'lcS ,(' lUII'B U.I . ..... Ml. - find I.odz to Cracow. Tho new Russian portion Is but twenty miles from arsaw. 1 clil Maishal von llliidenburg said 4hc.rn t.A..A V...i...n tlilrlv Itml fnttV ItUS- t..in nmv pnrtiH 11 r.ln iixiniiitelv 1.200,000 rflA nnn . . ..i.nn..il tn tm I l.'t'lltll II and Aufttlau lino, which atrftrht ovop a the nermann have captured IIO.UOO Itus f.atui 'T'ie Itusslans have suffered enormous lev In killid, vwmtided anil iikmi taken r i,on-rs," tho Kleld Marshal said. "Tho li'Rs casualties which they suffered In t buttles during tho last four weeks nu.tcd In the breaking of the Russian vi-u-.v and resistance along the entire lint." i effected so quietly and wm ooxcred so I well that the Germans did not learn of It i tjntll tt" n.vr t?inrnlnL-, when they founit that the Russian troops bad disappeared us though they had vanished from the ' face of the earth. The usual German nlnht patrols hadt'en sent out to keep In contact with the enemy, but the Rus sians thicw a thin but Impenetrable screen before their front. .Major llolle ben's Kittallon lost four of Its most cap able patrol leaden. Disappears Over Cliimiiel Aftci Knilinir to Hit Dover Castle. nurnsir rnisn: vai.ni.y SAYS GERMANY IS GUILTY. luliilluii of llnmii- rlltloii I ll- J ( I II t-al . Ililuunril Clinia-t nerl. lctat Valitt (c;vicA (i Tar Paiiis, Dec. Kdouard t'lunet. th' nnt.Ml mithorltv mi lu:rn.itlonal law. In an article In llm 7'cwipji bearing the title "(lerniauy Renounces International Law.' calls this "a plcve of sad m-ws n; whl.'b the World will be stupelled." "It Is a complete moral revolution," ho nays. "Hitherto when the question arose how treaties ought to lw respected an.l how regulations Intended to soften the rigors of war might be Imposed on clvillfd nations, eyes jilwayn.wero turned toward Germany. Peprlved of this light, the na tions are going to return to barbarism." I ....itlm. tlm ,2Arm:iti ilfHnr.. for ' not observing the Hague -convention on the . grounds that one belligerent Is not bound ' unless all theVlllgerent "'P'1 an'1 I three of the present belligerents, S-rvia. . i ..o.t.bi.i'.i iuil TorUpv. Imve not slirtifd. tho writer points out that the ('-.invention of ion" stipulated that thy denunciation of abstention by one Power affects only Itself. FRENCH PUT TURKS TO FLIGHT. I!estroi"r' Tire llrlvrn Troops Kroin liuekll, nr Dnrdniirlles, ini.va tii- 5 1. Turkish troons con- ....,',i,-,it..'.l nt Gnekll. on tho Asiatic coast near the Dardanelles, were iminiiarueii this morning by a French destroyer. After attempting without success to reply to the lire from tho destroer tho Turks tied. BRYAN ASKS JAFFA REPORT. Icinr(iiieul IIiih Xn mtti'lnl (Mtji of Allnrk on .!. i I.OSIK1S', Dec. U. The otllei.il press bureau Issued tho following statement ft.lu .i f lui ti.mtl ! "All aeioplane of the enemy dropped a iMimb while passing oxer Dover this morning. The missile fell in iv garden mid exploded, but no damage was thine i-ii. tif.rnitlim v:iM yen for a few sec onds onlv. It left Immediately, passing out over the sea. ltrltlsh aircraft went nt lnit illil not see the enemy again. The .....itl...i u-iu I'lr.nilv mill foi;." nl... in ...liln.i i:imi. from tin' dll'eetlon of Deal and was living very high, siid ilenlv em-rgiiig from tin ilomis over linv.-r. II Is s'Hinoviil that Dover C.istli ih ohieetlve of tho raid, as the iliinwn fell In the garden III the i.-ar of St. James's rectory in ironi m the cistle. The bomb broke the windows In tlm tectory and In some nimuing ti.i.r liv. The hostile aviators esc.ip.. was mane Mar liv Hie fug. As soon as lie it.iu dropped the bomb, re headed straight across the Channel, it is reporter mai two British aviators ascmdr.l In an er- fnrt tn rateh him. but Ills start was too i-n.:it in lie overcome. This is the nift autnentir news rr hostile aviator visiting tho lli illsh Isles WANT NAVAL ACTION. Main Gernmns Insist 'I'lmt I'leets siiualil lie 'nt Out. ..rinl f'nhl llIMlch to Tim Sl' Ixinimix. Deo. 21. The Tl'nts prliits'a siati-ment from a correspondent lately In i . .i. i n .. ...in, uiivu It lu i pn!irWftl1ft hnn' cvertKly seems to think It would be quite easy' for a German aimy to land In Kng- i ....l TV... 11.IHI II1II i.lfii... ttilr hniifu nn lllllll. I lr 1..II..1.I.U ... SCeppellns, which, ihey believe, would bring lestriiet on nnil caue immense ii;inic in 1-..I.I ....1 l.llHl.'l'in Dlsantiointment with the German (lot has crown In tho last two months, the I coriespondent says, and thete Is n strong feellinr agalin: I'.eeulng the walshlli In hurhors without trying to engage the enemy. Tills feeling Is especially slums In the ccast towns. FAILED TO REACH PARIS. liermnit Drought lion ll l'roin I It), I'llt-r Miles lnts. Dec. 'Jl.- Tho .fonrinil says that a German aeroplane s; king to teach i Palls v.'im brouglu down last Sunday by tile I'Tencn air p.uroi ai i nniois'-, niiin- fen mlleM northwest of this city. f b, LODZ, TURNING POINT. Cen, Von IllnilelilMirir IllsiMiNses Cup- lure of Hnssliin Polnllil City. I vims. Dec. SI. Tho following Is foil report sent by nn Associated Press rnne-,, undent In l.od', by automoiille con- i. to Posen, whence It was tele-i-i 1 to London : Tn . mime of !nilz. according to Gen. '" II 'iiliiiliing, was the turning point of th" ,.ti ;i.,!gii In Poland. Tho Russian 1 e ,, iu, ii,, in Poland rested on this city, i ie po-sesslon of which there oc i ..I Hie most bitter struggbi of the en f ' . on tins fiont. After thn Itnsslims, f i ,4 a mint obstinate resistance, "i u.i. ed to evacuato thu town a gen " .1 UiiKlan relliement lu tho direction ' .rm liecamo necessary. ! looked for a time us If the Russiarm i forced to ictteat ir reireiiv it all possible In the face of the gl enveloping movements by the Oer- hi tint direction of their Wursaw Th" Intention was to drive the Rus- s . t. i..ii, tit., ni-nw or niruo .usim- 'mi hi f ircts maiicd to cut off their '""I, but tha timely arrival of Rus-, s n eseives from Watsaw lesulted In 1 Mi.ikiu- of tho uasternmoHt tine of i'" f.irK. iillevln thu situation for tho Ii I- ,. , iu o i of the operations nround lod ' """iirred the celuluateil "cuttlug off" of ! 'wo liinn.in army corps which, after b Ii . i. tnelv surroiiuileil by the rapid ad- i of llm W.iIkuvv tcserveit, turned and ' ' nit n wa out and brought with them !.' if their would-be capful . The i or th! (plolt, which a tneiubor " Geiieial Htafl' cbaractci Ued as one st brilliant of the war, was I"' 'v leu nillcs northeast of lAult, i ie Rusalau cvucuutlou of ttodz wua Herman Hernsteln. publisher of Thr Day, received yesterday tho following telegram from Secretary of State liryan In regard to tho reports from jana, raiosuue, unii Jews had been nttacked theie by Turks: "Department Hesitates to piuco credence in the nress reports of 111 treatment of I the Jews in Jaffa, Inasmuch as no official . njJ ATNV Tn tptitt)M TO FRONT I advices to that effect have been received I LUMAlttfc IU lltiltUUl iu xnuwi. from tho Atnnassatior at Loimuiiiiiiupii-. t ,V(iir-Yi niiin iiiii- .,.... ci-iitly III I'rnnee, Iiniios'. Dec. 2, Robert I.oralne, tho actor-aviator, who was wounded recently wniie ui mo iniui wua inu iiriiin mit-va Department In nsklns tho Ambassador for leport by cable," , ESSAD PASHA'S PALACE AFIRE. . n. ...I... r. . i v........ il.nu rAtiii'imil In l-nutiind. IXINPON. Iter, ii. Ill" l-rmilll .icn .." - '.....! r... i.t..i.r.h iiii' Mr linilno savs he expects to return corresp looeuv ; '. "'."v.". . 'vp:."A.V :." , ... n- ,., i ,,ii ,.,,,1 ti,..t tin will take with him the fastest aeroplane ever nuiu in r.iiKiaiiii. .,. .,.,1.,..,. ,r i.'mhui I'asim. nrov s oua Plfsident of Albania, at Tirana has been net on lire. I PI ATlNItlMSMITHy 030 JEWELEKS J,,, L fFTFTH mli " A HOLIDAY SUGGESTION Invest your Money Gift in some jewel from the Gattle Collection. It will possess intrinsic value and serve ideally as a graceful reminder of the occasion. Opptiit St. Patrick' t Cathtdral Clearance Saturday of Misses' Suits and Coats at the biggest reductions of the closing year The prices alone make this a clearance, for the garments themselves are for the most part up-to-the-minute models. Shown in a great variety of materials and styles, and affording a really unusual diver sity and individuality of selection. Fourth Floor 60 Suits were $19.50 to $25.00 now $8.50 127 Suits were $85.00 to $.',5.00 now $17.00 57 Suits were $40.50 to $55.00 now $27.50 28 Suits were $59.00 to $69.00 now $37.50 128 Coats were $18.50 to $22.50 now $10.00 102 Coats were $25.00 to $27.50 now $12.50 77 Coats :..wcre $29.50 to $35.00 now $17.50 62 Coats '-were $29.50 to $89.50 now $19.50 168 Girls' Coats radically reduced Formcvhj $9.50 Formerly $12.50 Formerly $18.00 Reduced to $3.50 Reduced to $6.00 Reduced to $9.00 110 Girls' Wool & Velveteen Dresses Formerly $5.00 Formerly $S.50 J Formerly $14.50 Reduced to $2.50 ! Reduced to $4.50 ' Reduced to $7.50 53 Girls' Party Dresses Formerly $15.00 Formerly $20.00 Formerly $25 to $30 Reduced to $7.50 , Reduced to $11.50 Reduced to $13-50 None C. O. D., credited nor exchanged Fourth Floor Clearance Saturday of $7.50 and $8.50 Boys' Suits at $5.00 With two pairs of knickers Broken lots and aiztv. of fancy mixture suits and fine soft corduroy suits in a variety of smart models. I'Yom regular stock, and tai lored with all llie customary excellence of Saka productions for boys. Second Floor $6.50 Mackinaw Coats at $3.95 Shawl collar, patch pocket models, made in warm, colorful mackinaw plaids. A liberal variety of patterns to select from, and every coat a bargain at this figure. Ages 8 to 18 years. $7.50 Chinchilla Overcoats at $4.95 Double-breasted Halmacaan and bolted back models, with convertible collar. Serviceably, stylishly made garments, flannel lined, but m broken sizes only. Ages 3 to 10 years. $4 and $5 Boys' and Girls' Sweater Coats at $2.85 Extra heavy knit, shawl collar sweater gar ments, in Jumbo and shaker weaves, and the wanted colors. Broken sizes. Second Floor Clearance of Women's Suits our entire stock at radical reductions Saturday New models, most of them fur-trimmed, in chiffon broadcloths, cheviots, wide wales, wool failles, gabardines, English coverts, chiffon velvets, velveteens and broadtails a splendid latitude of choice and the utmost in values. 62 Suits were up to $29.50 now $12.50 212 Suits were up to $39.50. 133 Suits were up to $J5.00 187 Suits were up to $59.00 26 Suits were up to $125.00 now $17.50 now $22.50 now $27.50 now $45.00 Value $50.00 The newest suit creation of the season designed with long, full circular flare coat, bound with beaver or skunk opossum fur, and cuffs and choker collar to match. Tailored in a fine chiffon broadcloth, in the smart shades. Clearance of Women's Coats & Wraps every garment reduced for Saturday by a tremendous margin Evening ivraos. carriage wraps, afternoon coats, street and sport coats, in a a j t r r great variety of models, and in the following pretentious selection of fabrics: -AA Brocaded Velvet I Imported Velour ! Pomoirr I Cheviot I Pluihe. Boucli Satin & Faille Cut Pluih Zibelines Peau de Soie I Velvet Broadcloth Velvet Corduroy , Imported Mixture Velour de Laine 1 Pebble Cheviot Silk Pluth Broadtail ACaracul I Wool Pluih Ripple Cloth ' Vicuna f i- ,,.,. OfT tn Z1S Kn nrtiAr SV.nfl I rn fc Xr Wratm ' i0 n.t?'..-1 Coats. . . were $19.50 to $25. . .now $10.00 Coats & Wraps. . were $49.50 to $55 OaiS. . Were .DU IV Coo .. .lis rf V waiaut. ? i opa ...(,(- c iu 1 y-i . o T ,.... . . - d r" r rf oacs oc wraps. . were .yrj.ou xo paw. .now ipou.uu None C. O. D., exchanged nor on approval -Fourth floor. Chiffon Beaded Chiffon Velvet Panne Velvet Brocaded Pluih Boucle Chinchilla Kitten Ear Cloth Billard Cloth now $22.50 .now $26.50 .now $33.00 Clearance Saturday of Matched Fur Sets reduced an exact half The number of these sets is limited, but the values are so re- . . ii l. .... .it. !.. .!... in markable that thai iact snouui serve omy as aiumwr mjihuius iu whoever is interested they constitute a wonderful opportunity. $150.00 Pointed Sitka Fox Sets $75.00 $165.00 Natural Cross Fox Sets $82.50 $165.00 Mole Combination bets $tsz.5U $125.00 White Fox Sets $62.50 $100.00 Natural Wolverine bets bu.uu $85. U0 Mole bets hus.du a v. YTT 1 I .- A k aas m $75. 00 Natural Alaska blue w oil bets $37.&u For Misses and Children ii..fr.. ri Nrlrrtiorpa. in chinchilhi Mdinrrol. wild- - cat. mole coney, natural raccoon, and blue, white or ' . .. . ,i . n. i n 1. ....... tan mouflion. formerly up n iu.uw vhui-huw j Clearance Saturday of Women's Dresses Limited to two or three dresses of any one style -but there is a most liberal range of selection in consequence 1 Muffs and Neckpieces, in silver kitt, coney, -i imitation ermine and white Iceland Fox. Fnrmerlu un to $(5.50 each - now J 200 Children's Muffs and Neckpieces, in a variety 1 of furs. Formerly up lo !?;5.75 eachnow J $3.95 $2.45 $1.00 .tol 20. Serge Dresses, odd models reduced from $15.00 25 Satin & Serge Dresses reduced from $25 & $29.50 . 40 Velveteen & Satin Dresses reduced from $29.50 00 Charmeuse Afternoon Dresses reduced from $29.50 50 Evening & Dancing Frocks reduced, from $20 & $25. . . Women's Serge Dresses J 2.50 A new Sprint model value $18.50 An Empire waistline model, with Holero effect, and a full three yards circular skirt. Made of a fine serge, with vestee, and collar of putty color, or white faille silk, and lined to waist. In navy, black, brown, Copenhagen and green, HI to 42. $7.50 to$14.50 to$18.50 to$18.50 lo$12.95 Clearance of Women's Overgaiter Boots Reduced from regular stock Saturday Hie newest moues m smart iooiwear- ussuyiuiuu umj ummn uic jjuoi, m-tnn the most distinctive combination effects in colored buckskin and Drcadnowjhl cloth tops. $8.00 Boots at $5.85 Laco and button, in imported patent calf, coltskin and gun metal. $7.00 Boots at $4.85 Button btyles only, made of patent coltskin and gun metal calf. $6.00 Boots at $3.95 r Lace and button, in tun Russia calf button in patent colt and gun metal. $5.00 Boots at $3.45 rioth lnco and button styles, of coltskin and gun metal calf.