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THE SUN, ' FRIDAY, JUNE 25, 1915.
BRITISH AGENT TO ACT WITH MORGAN CO. U.vl Oorgo's NiK'ocli in ( 'mnnions Describes l . s. roinracts.' ASKS KAKIiV SlTlMiY ok war 3irxrnoxa pnt Cable lenpiltc, to Tnr. Srv ; Tivi s. Jui"1 21 Tlic official report i of I I ticDi'jf iwh In tln House of j Common" t.ittuay contain me iohow Ire reft''' . to American contract: I felt in comoMueiico if tho (treat nuortai: e of t'ie American and ('ana iimn markets nnd of tlio Innumerable nfferti which I have received directly mil Indirectly to povlde rdiell muni tion if war from Canada and tlie 1'nlted State It w i very dcMrable that 1 thouM have fame one there who with out !o of time, which nilist rncev Ntrlly take place when all your lmlnei la transacted hy cabin, should ho able to represent the munitions department In the trail." ictlon of bulnc. there, and And out exactly the position. . i ........ .. ... I rropoie to -end over on behalf of the munltlonn department n gentleman ' ,ho was once a member of tho House a very able business man. He has. , , . , , . badness lelatlons with America on a erjr considerable scale, and I propose to Mk P. A. Thomas to ro over to America for Hie purpose of assisting us In developing the American market. Ho will represent and exercise fho functions of the munitions department both In Csn.ida and the. United States, and lie will be given the fullest authority to dlfftiarge the responsible duties with n.lvh he is entrusted. Tret Inns rrnimrlui-iits Unlit, ,., ... a coninussioii oi ; per ceiu. aim .in -Jlr. Thomas will cmpcratc with the rcnses. He asserted that the Uovern rtpresentatlvcs of the iiovcrnment both ment s expe:.cnce so far has proved i-. Can.nl.i and the United States. There L not 'he slightest Idea of superseding cur existing agencies there. They have T irkeil admirably ; they have saved this j xintry, I believe, mllliim.s of tnoncv. ... ... ... .i itiey nae etiaiiie.i ns ro ueveiop the 1 snurees of tliat great continent for the urpnse f aiding us which would have en iU-le Impossible without their alu.ible assistance. Mr Thomas will cooperate with the M rj.in company, the accredited com- rrci. .iKciirs or me riruisii liovern- f the arrangement with . I. P. Mor iert In I lilted States, with a view can & c0. the prices demanded had been o exped.Krg In every way the supLdy . ex0es-lve and that In nlmot all cases de if mun t u- bile Invested with full ,lvery i,eCn delayed. tiors. lie w ill no doubt act In con-1 fuaauu; w.in nie auuioriiies at lionio. fept in cases of special urgencj." In .he debate following Sir Itlchartl Cetper, Unionist, of Walsall, stated: ....- wv-f i iii.uif an oner ro me T.uidons department or .I.OOO.oOi) 'ells, made In the United Kingdom, if .o0i,0Oi ma,ie In Canada and 1C,00, 00 made ti the United States ; of guns up p) eigot inch .Hid 1,000.0(',000 car trWees for rltles nnd 2,000,000 rllles. Miver of these was to commence in October at the rate of 25,000, with 60, MO In November. and Inrrnmlni. monthly That l.s the offer I made last k. A little later 1 shall want to know why it has been refused. Having u o nat much, Having offered that ' crltlem, I do want to assure the hon orable gentlemen of this, thnt I am prepared now to leave these matters entirely alone " Mojd (ieorge replied: "Trio honorable member from Walsall itstnl that -is offer was of 24,100,000 shells. Wo have asked for the nanus o: t.ie gentlemen who are to ptuvlde tl)(?e shells, I do not think the honor- I able Kurinet is himself a shellmaker. ' The matte- is Important; therefore, w I sere entitled to auk the honorable mem- ' Mr for the names of those llrms that j are prepared to execute this very largo , order Printer Would Mnke Shells. "Within the last forty-eight hours we have led the honorable baronet to Slie us he names of those rlrms. and he' Has River, us tne name of one tlrru. That! arm I understand. a rirn, that pre '" lurn 0, n.0U "hells per week. ' Tiiey-iiae not turned any shells before- "w 't i orm ui iiinoKrnpiuc printers. That is n r ,i very substantial contribu tion and It does not carry us very far on He n.n to 21.000,000 shells. "I fhouul have thought If the hon craWe b.uontt was taking a sample cut "f ulk tie would have produced some niriK a "ic more reassurlnir than n 'nu.T,,h printer creoarcl with nm. ,o turn out ,0.000 sheils per eek H we have tho names of those Jrms ho can deal with them. We have !en ti.. !ored with proposals of this M l i .self have examined them nnd I found ihi r.. was absolutely nothing In la&y of ihem. " 1 oi er hand there have been nrmi nno are qulto prepared to do the "or atl who have got the machinery 'o nu,;.. K,od. These arms I propose " deal H l,h Jtllt r,.a. whfn you ilrP dealing w -h great sums of public "Mi-y and not only that, but when 011 ai"e n.itl'tl'z v,ior o.ilrlll.'itliinu litinn !nrb tne success of jour campaign ToKto, June "4. Heplylng to n ques '.end... upon which the lives of your j tlon In the Imperial Parliament. Lieut -'fn ib in ml and uikhi which and the Gen. Oka, the War Minister, staled that 'inoui.ie member knows this Is lm- tho Japanese had sold 2.1, 000, noo yen ior'n- j .on which the organization of i worth of arms to one of the friendly "ur r 'na erial depends, It Is of the countries In Kurope, but that he was , . 1 l.inn ... nvnpl mull- - v-.t ir, iiii-ii in ii von s noo I, i "a ' i i .uiies of the people with "n 4 o.i no dealing 11 ' or have a man come. Into u ' "b although he Is a mem " nt s House, and saving, 'I am "rl (I 'i Drill 24,000,000 sh lis.' If neu w.u naturally say to hint : iVhue ,"o voir gnlng to get them?' He reprf t t is mv secret." That Is realh n , eating tho Minister of MUnl- - , -y 'I a re 'Iv trying to find out where i' Re se h.' ells, and I can assure P ni, mu. member from Walfall that " ! r,, no iireconceptlons and noti u i, , iioon done before will Irt, ' 1C the Kllg'ltevt llegfio With K shelli! wlieroser I can find ' i 'o c .mo as a buslneks man oMictly when 1 am I I-now r.t this prodigious quantity s Mirkhnin then Interposed tho I the right honorable gen nie the offer was made lo I of IMI." i 'i.nrKP then losiimoil: - i do better than lh.il, H 'Slii rie .V I'sl'le wiv The honorable, .'ribrr 'fiir M ii'li"bl (Sir ' ii asks Ih.i'i l no pubio ' o firts I Is vcr) lm- i. ( ill. iniblii' shuiilil not be " v iciiP iiifoimalioii and pro- ! 'hi. I lnd Wo nie ncoui'liig 'pic talking In this wild 'lo, fir "I'dliil '1.ll !' llllll -II ever)' lalllC, . ,i tinil'out every holder i j that w,ii in the "lightest ""THE arrows indlcnte the direction of the principal German drives through Gallcia which arc forcing the Russians out of Austrian , territory. The importance of the victories can be judged from the fact that the Galician ty fields and copper mine districts are now entirely free for the Teutons and despatches from Berlin say that the Austrian and German miners nrc alrendy opening up the old wells and the abandoned mines to supply the much needed mineral and oil. . ) Jfsmonha yX- Zoktewu-strumitom i ( Kong3rno ( i Bobrfa o to so jo -to ,yi (lout en contribute to production We ure pearchliiR IiIkIi and low. "W nrc ncourltnr the country In or- to ()Ul lf)( Mmt nm, lr , honorable member of this House ha any Information to help u It I his ien ''"IV " Klve It. ITon.sals h.we been made In the speeches on the Moor of ,ne House; the ipustlon Is one of comlitK to me and Rlvlm; me the facts instead or noiuiiiR iuick ami navum write letter after letter till In the end joif get a letter to nay, 'I nm a lltho. graphic printer someuhete In York shire, anil I can with my mac'ilncry siirn out 1,000 shells per week." Ilrlllsli Pay llorKiin Co, - 1' It was announced by Lord Cur- , xon In the House or l.orils tms I afternoon that the banking llrm of , J. 1'. Morgan St Co., agent" for the ( llr.licli ,vernment In America, received that the arrangement Is a gvod one and that as a result of It arms and ammunl tlon are delivered with the greatest possible celerity. The announcement was ruaiic in re- ' suonsK ro ciltlclsm bv Lord Davenport that Canadian munition companies h.ni 110t l)P(, al)le to obtain contracts. Lord Curzon explainer- that all Canadian bids linn .iii. .in.. had been referred to the Canadian liov errr.nent and that there was nothing In the British lover nmcnt's contract with the .Mxrgan Hrm to prevent the placing of orders In Canada. It nl.r fnrilinr llmt tiefore the evlsr. CLASS ALL AS WORKERS. llr'.Hsti Ravrrnmenl I'lnns .Vntlotml IleKlstrntlnu for Knrtorles. Special Cabtt Drijiatrli to Tilt Sr.x. r.oNnor.. juoe .,.-i inmn n-i announce.! in the House of Commons to-day that the Hovermnent w ill Intro- London, June 24. Premier AsiUltn duce a bill next week In reference to the registration and tmbsequent organ ization of the national resources The Daily Mail says the bill will es tablish a register giving the age nnd occupation of nil men In the United .in h.,r n,.v nre married or single, anu win inuex mem according to trades, so that, If neces sary, tl.Ti services of those suitable for use In the war Industries can be utilized. 'The bill will not necessarily be fol lowed by any form of compulsory ser vice, the Government believing that the Noluntary system will prove sufficient, The census otllce for some time has been preparing the machinery for the establishment of the register. The oli Mall suggests that the bill may provide that every man shall be asked whether he is willing to enlist or to undertake war munitions work If required. David l.loyd George, .Minister or .mu- .i.. . riltlons, met inc. CMecumr m mi , ers' Federation to-day and appealed to them to stop the strikes and lockouts in trades a-socjated with the supl lug of munitions, i ne moor execu. uou. - , meet Llovd George again to-morrow. The lecrultlng of skilled workmen for the making of munitions began at a number of special olllces established In London and all the other big cities in the United Kingdom this evening with a rush of applicants desiring to enlist or to obtain Inf. rmatlon. Those enllsi- ",r " lug are required t give particulars or Mm SU ' e broiled workshops for a periou or six monms, Wages at an established rate are guar anteed by the Government, In addition to rallriud fares and a dally subsistence allowance amounting to CO cents.. The trade unions are supporting the recruiting energetically. WAR SUPPLIES FROM JAPAN. sr.,0(tn,00 Yen Worth of Amu Sold, Parliament Hears. not in a uuj-iiiuu her of the arms sold, as It concerned tho military secrctn or that cminiry. Tho armv has also received an order from a friendly country for arms: and the authorities Instructed the Talliel Company to supply tho demand. He sides, S, 000, 000 yen worth of wool and 7.000,000 yen worth of boots ate to be sold lo a certain country, and theso or ders will have been executed by October next. CARNEGIE BOMB A MYSTERY. Police Cnii't Imiittlne Motive- ( oilldli'l Have Done Much llnroi. mv detectives under Capt, Tunney nf the anarchist squad searched all yeMer- ilay for ine ioio "o" the base of the goto leaning in inn noinei of Andrew Carnegie at Fifth avenue and Nlnetv-llist street. , Flench noto contradlcllng tlie liermaii A puzzling feature in the case Is the allegations that Ibe recent lighting on apparent lack of any motive, slncn Mr. ,m WeHtirn front was a result of Gci Ciirrioxle, Is 111 Maine, and only t'll'oe or j ,,,,, Initiative four servants worn III tlm house at tho The noli: states Unit the iicIIoiih nnrtli time. liven Intel th" three stick of , nf Arras, of which tho licriiinns m ike il.wiiimll" wrapped In tape exploded llltlojn mk-i 1 1 Inn, have not diminished in in harm would have been done except lo ihe gale, according to Capl. Tunney. Inxp." tor Kuan of die bureau of com- buMlhlcs advanced lb theorv that the man with the bomb might have Intended lo plant It In or against the house, whom l' would have doiid conMlileniblo damage, lltll liail neon ll IKIIieill-u ui u. ui" approach of the wnls'luunn on his half houil) rounds. FRENCH ORGANIZE GAINS NEAR ARRAS. Oernuin Artillery Active l(ei()ii Shells Kill Xnns in Uosnitnl. in ONE ATTACK HKI'I liJSl'jII ree'ffl ral.fe Of mteh In Tnr. frj I 'A rib, dune 21. Relative calm pre- valid Inst night nnd to-day In the sic- ' tlon north of Arras, while the t rench troops consolldateJ the positions re cently captured. A heavy bombard ment was kept up In this district, the German nre damaging particularly the Hospital of the Holy Sacrament at Arras, killing several slsteis and nurses. Further artillery actions ate reported In the district of llerr -ail-ltac and the Volslri de Sap'.gneul .nnd west of Pe nnine, In the last named case the bom bardment being preluded by the ex plosion of u (lermau mine under the Fiench trenches. The Herman attack which succeeded the liombardment failed. The following official communique was Issued here to-night: In the district north of Arras there were no Infantry actions to-day. our troops were organized on the captured positions. There wns a lively ennon nde livtlx.Arigres-l'.curle sector. Herry-au-ltac anil tne oisin u' SniilKiifUl were very heawiy nom si.pn. m ,m " ' Ull1,.nt cuwv only lrilgriltlcan neat ii I'uiu- bombardment caused only liiigriincani damage. ..... . In Argonne and on the Heights of the .Mouse nothing Is reported beyond artillery actions. In the Vosges. at Kontenclle. a Ger man attack was repulsed. The Ger mans shelled the outskirts of Metzeral and the crests of the hills east of the village, where we made slight progress. The afternoon communique was as fol lows : "In the region tA the north of Ar ras last night passed relatively calmly, If wv except the territory to the north of Suuchez, where the cannonading never ceased. Tho enemy bombarded Arras, the Hospital of the Holy Sacra ment being particularly damaged. Some alster and Milne uf the nurtts lost their lives. "In front of Domplerre, to the wetit of Peronne, the explosion nf a Ger :"' ,,, . .,r .rpnohos. Anal man mine was followed ny a vioieru ' , " " ,,,.. ",;.., Y. tiii-w on the uart of tho eiietm, ex- , .., f,,rre. was i'a.lly rlteclttM. by uh. Xre'lias been -- ,ituatlon. We are main tannine our positions, in a portion or tho second German line. "In Iorrulne, not far from Ilntrey, the enemy delivered a counter attack. After a rather spirited engagement they wero lepulhid. "On the rest of tho front last night passed quietly. "Tho number of prisoners made since June H In the regUm of tho Fecht Hlver now nmounts to twenty ttve officers, fifty-three under officers and B3S men." GERMAN LINE UNBROKEN llerlln Sna sbnrp Allneka nt Notre Diilile lie l.orette Fulled. Special Cable Hrnpatch to Tun Srv. Heui.in, June 24. The following of ficial statement regarding tho situation !n the western theatlo of war was Issued i here to-day : We drove the enemy out of a r-ectlon of a trench on the eastern slope of the hills of Notre Dame de Lorette-, which the) captured a few days ago. South of Souchez the battle con tinued with good results to our side. Our position In the hills of Notre Dime do Iirette, south of Netivllle, wan maintained In the face of strong attacks commenced during the night, after stubborn hand to hand lighting. There were bitter engagements; In the Mouse hills. Wc took 150 prison ers. The enemy suffered heavy losses in two unsuccessful attacks. Attacks against the hill at Ilan de Salt, which we captured, worn re pulsed. The number of prlsoneis, was Increased by lift)'. GERMANS RETREATING. French (io eminent Denies Thnt rrriN Plglitlnu Una Censcil. Sprihil Cable Umpiitch tn Tun Si x i.os'iins'. Juno 21. The olllciitl nresr !,,n..iu made public to-night "u olllclal tensity and that tho Germans Iwve not I Mopped their retreat III Ihls section, Th- Hermann tr retroirlng frnin Met ' noral and havo lost Snndeniaoh. Tim ,r,fin motors nf trenches In tlm Argonne occupied by the Gemi'in hive been re- ' i duood to nnn meters.' The nolo cop. ' I cinorn nun me ',r in mi.mi riiuo. I molds are "edited" and that some nc tlons mentioned In litem are Inventions. FRESH DRIVE ON WARSAW IS PLAN OF GERMAN STAFF All Cnlicla Except flno Oily Ts CIcnrcd of Russian Invaders. CZAR'S ARMY TO MAKE STAND AT FHONTIKIt Special Cahlt Denpatcli to Tun Si x 1,onpoj, .tune 21. timbers bavins been tjiken and the 'Iluslans driven out of Onllcla except for one city, Halle, n new drive on Warsaw Is expected hy military observers here. There are hints of this In a despatch received hy a news agency from Amter dam this nfternnon which announces that the nermann have nltcdy be sun t" shift their surplus army cntp from I.cm here north to the llr.ura Hlver region west of Silesia, the scene of their mili tary disaster of three months ami. On this line the nermann will have coiiftoiitlns them not only the ring of Strom: fotts around Warsaw hut the 1 river barriers lllle the Vistula. IlinMa has eniiuah men In this section to per mit t',.. snl.lleis who rrivp cune through I the haul (lallclnn r.impilKn to rest, i They hae lite guns and they have the military buses, from which to put up n haul light. The, details of the taking or T.emliern we not yet been recelvd fiom any niarter. but enough Ins been learned to Justify the assertion that the Itusslan r.'-.r ,;iMrd made a magnificent light to -over the withdrawal of th- nn.n body .mil the heavy guns. ll'glnnlng last Similiiv the nrmlc uinlor I'lold Marshal win .MacKensen ami inn .icinnmr ' I erlck of Austria hid penetritert lli northern section of the Husslan line i around the Tnnew. This Isolated tli" I extreme Russian light tlank. Then the, 1 main bodies of the C.ermnns and Aus- trlans under Von Jlackensen ami iioenm- ! Urmidll. striking due east through (,ro- dole and the lakes, broke the Husslan centre, which rested upon Lemberg. This necessitated the retirement of the ltuslan right it Hawa Ituska and ill t - Intervening space to Lsmberg. re., SUlllllS III UlC UVfUiUl"ll M " I iCrill.lllJl n lllH-I. riHUllnmr ..wt , the sjtue time In the further northwe.tt t newsiiapers to scatter among collectors, the armv which had been lighting In the i and a Von Huelow, oftlcr of the Prus liiiielo ..f ih San and the Vistula was .M guard, an obsrver. I stole after compelled to retire to the north, and "till mother force around Klelce, In Husslan Poland, a little more than 100 miles from Waisaw, gave way The Husslan rear guard at Lemberg retired lighting every step of the way ami did not give up until lluehm-lCr-ntolll's force., actually had reached i sictlon of the city, while von Macken sen s forces weie only a few miles away. iHHpatches from Vienna und Ilerllo sav the Teuton armies were received with great rejoicings by the population. They found that the city had boon only slightly damaged. The Husslan had destro.ied all the benzine and gasolene storage tanks, but had not touched the putdic building!. The exact disposition of the Husan trops In northern and eastern Gallcia I not known to-night. It Is though' that the Grand Duke Nicholas will en deavor lo etttntillsh a. position on the Hug rtlver In !bvar,,lai t,ul " '" ""' known here whether his forces are closely pursued or whether tl.e vic torious Teutons are making ready to shift their forces to another point It Is safe to say, however, that as soon as anv Indication!! of u withdrawal of heavy iftlllery to another quarter nre observed the Russians will turn and if, sume the offensive. LEFT LEMBERG INTACT. Itllsslaiis Destruyril Only the Honda In Their Itetrent. S.tnal Ciifce HtiiMtck to Tin: Si x. Pktkoohap, June 24. The Husslans left lemberg Intact, only destroying the roads as they retreated In order to hill- I dor the enemy. . The new Husslan front Is still In 1 Gallcia arid It Is understood thnt the Dniester front Is unaffected by the re tirement. The regrouping of the armies Speaking of Saks Summer Suits for Men at $17.50, $20 and $23 Do you know why automobiles are getting cheaper? ft Automobiles are becoming cheaper because the manufacturer is coming to realize that increased business lies in the direction of giving the cus tomer more for his money. ft Personally, we have always worked on the basis that the bigger the value the bigger the volume, and Saks suits at $17.50, $20 and $23 this.season are palpably better than ever before. ft We have enlarged our facilities for producing suits at these popular prices, and we have also materially improved the quality and character of the garments themselves. ft The fabrics in these suits are such as most houses reserve for higher prices, and the models exhibit exclusive touches which you will seek in vain in other garments at the same figures. ft Skeletonized and half lined styles, with any number of alternatives in the treatment of collar, cuff and lapel and a variety of selection in which a man simply can't miss finding what he wants ! Broadway at 34th Street Specialists in Men's, Women's and Children's Apparel FRENCH PILOT DESCRIBES BATTLE TO DEATH 9,500 FEET FROM GROUND .MiiiKiMiviril Biplane While Mnrlvsiiinn Companion llid (I led (lei'iiiaii .Machine. A Wrif il nrrliillon of it buttle In ninl- filr 1 cmWiil.'ir, In Ihr fnllotvtnit letter icrittrn to n frtivil by fr hrrn nf the flllht, Hon' Mr.i'uulrh, n h'rrnch pttol. The bill lie ilmrriUnt In thill In which l.lcul. i on llurtoir, n Rrrniiiii tirlnfur, tCIM ktlltll. Allhoniih the writer nvoliln pMni iidiiirs, olJifr orroioif," nf the siiiiic (nr (. rn siotc Unit t'ltnt M"!Mlch lens w inmitiiiilrit .;; Unit. Jncotlit nf' the ti.isnrt, ,im,i thnt their craft iriM n .Vol cinr-.v'miiifrr (iioiiOilfilic, which Is ! (crrslliif; (n itfctf, ,n fi;iliiir hii'-c teemr, lo be vlilclu Mini In the ti'ill'. itpecliiUu for sen 'if In, rilfiuiifh II ttn' (ill (I .Uonnii.'-NiiHliili f lil(iilo;i'liin tlm' lAeut, Wttinrfanl brouiilit doicii il Xepprttn. Tin liciicy liomhi oinl fortu Jiiiiiil firriinifrs u-erc okhiI (i lie fiillcn net uptime, ".More splendid emotion! Tragic and horrible at the same time! However, I am still In the rlnn 1 "I have brotujlit ihmn anot'.nr Itucae. It happened between 0:30 and 7 on 'the morn.ng of May 2't. I had started on H i- lookout with furious, man sl.iyliK inu-iiiions ; iitoiuw ,.i..... aerial activity Ind been Miowlng Itself among the gentlemen facing us, and the telephone had been going fiom the earliest bourn announcing enemy aero planes here and there. "I was furious, too, because It so rappened all our squadron was aw.iy but mc. so I had bad all the work to do for several days and was all In. Hut mv hopei of a long sleep were i.iii.i..,! .... i,iM,t between S.000 and 10.- (100 feet I wa snal.ng. In the sun's ev. ibove a bait that had attracted an enemy aeroplane several times, a little town and station, often nimeu at , . ...i n0. ilin , Wflt i,fore saw an ...,,,.,.,,.. which lnd passed while my t,,r)i ,vaK turned, making for Chnteiu Tlilerrv and no doubt Paris, with easy nssurnncc. -I'oo,' chip' He was line, powerful, mi travelling quickly. He carried him. but the chase was long, very long It took me over ten, ' not fifteen, min utes to oveihatil him. The Hoche caug.it fight of me when I was tlrst above hlni, ti.TSu feet up, Just as l was going to pounce, or rather as I was pouncing on l lm I can't de rcribe the sun'r'sed movenient of the pilot as he straightened up suddenlv to warn Ills passenger In front of lilm. There was terror In It. "The brute began It, so much th worse for lilm ' We were over n thou sand yards apart and he opened Are! Is proceeding preparatory tn further battles It Is srated that the unimpaired ag gressive power of the Husslan army will prevent the German rrom tr.uisrerrms Hny troops to the Warsaw front or iO the west. TEUTONS IN PURSUIT. Ilnsh U.Hst I'rom l.emherit l.ln aliiKen Crosses Dniester. ;n'.il Cable I'ripiteh tit Tnr. Sev IlKKt.tN. by wireless via London, June ;t The victorious Austrlnns and Ger mans are continuing their pursuit of the fleeing Hii'slnns. according to the utllcl.it statement made public by the General Staff to-day. While the Autro-Germ.in forces which entered Lemberg are drlv inir ...is! ward, the forces of Gen. von LliiHliiKen, which met with opposition at the Dniester, have succeeded 111 crossing the river and nre aiding In the opera tions to clear Gallcia of the Husslans. j The statement follows: Northeast of Kurszany f Province of Kovno) the Husslans left more than 1 one hundred prisoner In our hands after an attack, which was repulsed On the Omule Hlver (Husslan 'IIIK photonranh showi Kc.iu Jle (ml nf f III di'! I'u .Itn.ntlnl 4b.i brouglit down the di-nnan biplane killed. Musguich was wounded in the It was crazy! He shot we'l ! llim: i I tilnv. blng Terrible cnmmi.thm " the par', of ni pn.ettgi r. who leap'd ns if e hud been sting w'ler.. n wis' sitting. No liHiiii do ip T'.ir bul!t b a miracle was sto,nd 1 sotne metal i and all he got was :. vlotuit smack in 1 his thigh Veiy funny th'n! hut I li.nl i no time for fun. "Other smni lts bounded around my ' eats, .mil bang! , shock m my tlit'it shoulder, and I got m little bit Th" luill.t had pone tlnoimh tlx fat of tl-o i Itcsh, the good old flesh, which did nn1 ' no barm and left the neu'es their full' freedom to continue all the movements so very nccess.-ry Just linn, altlu.ugh 't wetird my arm with warm blood and in ide me furious. In Mnrrj to Try M.ill, "The damp began. It was infernnl: I can nalize that, now it's, over. It all piscd between '..''') f-ct nnd H.'.oo. First cf all 1 calmed my marksman, Lieut X.. who wis in a linrrv to trv his skill. I brought him bio game sev. oral times within easy reidi. btwe n ten and lllty yards. The brute of a Gi rman k-jit tiring all r e time. ( of bis bullets were well alined, as we counted eight bulle: boles ePcrward. Lieut. X treat-il i is oeiiiy c. ith .'on rni.r mil hrutaim. contempt In otu. shooting three times, brutalitv In put' ting ono, bullet in tlie pilot's he id. on in the passenger's stomach and the third in the innior. works "When we got down to O.."i00 feet the tight was over The Girm.iii w.u end. i lug toward the ground at a vertlglnou 1 sp-ed I followed h'm clo-el, as I feared it might be n d i'ge to ipe, but I followed with ililllcu:: , descend lug like i.n arrow And I s.n a hurrlbb.' sight. The body work of the German aeroplane, behind the Horde's ear, be. gan to be lovertd with a red stain. Poland) the advance of the Geniiins resulted In the capture of the vlll.i'.o of Kopaezskn. South of the Vistula several attacks of the enemy were frustrated. The aimy under Gen. von Linking en his crossed the Dniester, between Ilallc.. which the ciiem still hulls, and CuronoA. The arm,', engaged In a fierce bittle on tho northern bink In the neighborhood of LemPerg aivl Zolklew (northwest of tlie capital i tin pursuit continued. lietwevn It iwa-l!uska 'and the San Hlver as far as Ul.inow nothing of Im portance occurred. In the angle between the S.m and the Vistula the Husslans letrc.iled be hind the branch of the S.m. on the left bank of the San south of llza they are retreating toward the north. RUSSIANS FLEEING. Mtrri.it Calilr llnpnlih lit Tilt n VihS'.NA. via Amsterdam, June :'4 The official statement of the War ( iftloe to-night reports the Husslans Broadway Specialists Beginning today and continuing tomorrow a Sale of 2,000 Men's Silk Shirts at Our regular stock price is $7.50 The word SILK may be appropriately put in capitals for these are all pure SILK Shirts: crepe de Chine, pcau de crepe Shirts, that are tub proof They arc not of a fabric closely resembling silk, nor silk mixed with anything else. iot a thread, even the stitching, is other than jimr xilh: So much for quality. In workmanship they are in every sense worthy of the fine fabrics. They are tailored by expert workmen, and finished with, that fine care that only a hijrh grade organization bestows upon its prudiut. PATTERNS, mostly exclusive, both unusual and very neat and rich. COLOUIN'GS. blues, black-and-white, gray and hvender. SIZES, 1 1 to 18, in all sleeve lengths. Also 2,300 Pure Silk Shirts at $2.85 Surpassing in assortment of patterns and weaves any previous offering of the season r In quality and workmanship on a par with (he Sale at the same price so successfully conducted a month ago. Practically every color. Sizes M to 18 in all sleeve lengths. Men's Finest Straw Hats at $1.95 regularly $3.00, $4.00 and $5.00 'The sample line used in the showrooms of the various agencies nd home offices of the famous makers, Messrs, Balch, Price & Co, of Brooklyn The lowest price Hat made by this house is $3.00. Tho very best split straws, Sennits, Milans and Mackinaws. All the best styles of the season. All perfect. GREAT VALUES. t i' 'i the pilot, anil Sttb-l.ieuten- ..lit I'l'fii. rf itin i iifntdn n.t iblcll i in which Lieut, von Huelow wns nhonlder. i' t'- .i ' A nr. w M'pmitus ra"ng In Cune?, as often 1 ",!'c.,'"r,i,'.'' , , , ,,. I. :. but hi bloed eanylng , The Int. rvlew- has provoked nn o llcb b xl e- H.Mlbl,.' Hrurible' Horrible , ,I,I"1"1 fr,,m rt' -ovei nin. nt that . 'i t'nt ' s'i'l i iinnot drUe from mv I '"' coinspon Vuce of the Holy see , ,1,. linn beii (ensured Two IctlerH ad- '"And then another vision. Peaching 1 ''"""'il to the Vatican from the front lm aroi-d tin. Germ in i.i iehln crnhei: ,"r'4 l'"ne.l by mistake, It Is explained, down, bream- a shapeless little ball. '''nt' mistake Ins not been repealed, ol'ed a l.t:!e Pi ' !,. dui and then thcr.' r , I,T Vatican's correspondence addressed ..i lie: !iik bu' a drodful, mournful i Vienna Is terused by Austria, heiiro t.l'rc -. c I cune to lind elofe by nnd I,n'.v 's not to be blamed for this in i.m up i .ingulsh- r- lejoiclng In lemiptlon of the (omtnutilciitlons be irv vlcor(. j tween the Holy Sec and lt Vienna rep- "And l.i'tlv. this terrible slcht. tha I esentatlvi s. .I... il,... it.. r,..,n ill., t.t.tr.lil, n i fAii. j v.iril from the wiek.ige. the top of h' head alone appearing ft urn among his j position taken being that the Pope's clothes T e passenger was In the j complaints: r both unjustified and In mii!t of the wieektig' his head lit I oppot4uiie. Ills coniparlsou of the slult by t'c sun with an cxpr- csloti of terror ling of the Listai la with the Hrltlsh s, iiinc' ed up Into n little mass, one ' blockade of German: Is described ns leg ng-lnst Ills bieast with a fojt nil-j tactless, and likely to provoke coiupllca v.inced ns If a threatening fist. j tlons lutwun the Vatican nnd Great "It made mo rellert, I felt sad nnd III Unit), which II Is to the Pope's Inter tlinl'ijht that tMs Is what a call-d J e.t to avoid. !is,in liiatlmi In ntlioV times before tvei Tli,. correspondent o Tun Pl'N ts w-.r The-o w.i- nothing tbn! gave the Informed that II Is probable that the pilot's name, the officer was a Vuii Hue- ip l. com',olb'd to disavow tin low . a greit name, b longing to the I Interview In stronger terms than those l'M!iiiu gun'd ,lle ,,rllIfMi t. oicr- u ou roils i oniy snow tne surress tin :cto: lias hid i ongrntulaMons from every hide An old one like me ! T.MtV what Kerns to i ave nstontihn! m i ny. "The general hemlnu.irters gnve me llie military modal tint very evening, the ' , Geiierol if the armv Insisting that It -hoiibl leach me next morning. Named I fur pr. motion as Adtutant (Sergeant-1 MaJ(.r) and Se. nnd Lleut n.int. which' is to cone "?er san I V tnrJn..J Z,iu..r tn mi.,, me Interest ng and five me a few das test without preventing me I from moMiig my arm and going about as usual " levervwhere In r treat In the enMern I zone of tlie war It l as follows: I Tlie general situation In eastern Ga- tlrt.i in unchanged. Tu the east and northeast of Lem berg the fighting continues with a I strung Iturdan rear guard. ; On Ibe uppei DtileMcr jriknlatofi and Z. iiiliczow have been taken. The I allti d jroops, lighting vlobntlv down j the liver from X.yndncrow. advanced to various points on the northeastern bank of the Dnl.ster. lietween tlie Vistula and the San I the enemy's retreat continue. North of th.' Vistula the Husslan rear gua-.l h is been driven back over tlie Kenriena hllN Toweee and. Saneorliz have been occupied h) our troops. Women In Itnllvwi) I iilon, Lon'kin, June 24 -Women employee a on rallwav hereafter will be accepted .is numbers of th" National Union of H.i'lw.i) Workers. Women are being emploved in Increasing numbers on the t.illwa.vs because of the shortage of men in Men's. Women's and Children's A pparel j VATICAN ISSUES FORMAL DENIAL 'OsMTvnlorc Iloiuiiiio" Sm.x Interview in "l.n l.ilieile" Wtis Innet'iiriite. i EN(!TAN'I) MAY I'KOTI'.ST i Serial r,tbll lininlrli In Tnr St , TtuMR, .lure 24 The tlncrvntnie Itninitno. the illlclal organ of the Vatl lean, denl's the aiTliincv of the Inter I view with Pope Heiiedlct printed In l.il .lAlm te of I'.irl- iilong tliejlnes forecast by the co.resii'itulflit of TlIK SDN yets ' terday The Vatican rg.m sa,s the Irtervlew was n report of ii conversation by the Pope with a foreign Journ.ills . arbitrarily imetprcted, and hence essen tially different from the Pope's publl. U'terances and r.lllchil ilocnnieiits, vlz. the November encyclical, the Christmas speech, the iilloeuti.n to Hie eo"sltory and different letl.ts, especially that t) Cardinal Viintiutelll under dnte of May 2T,, which iiivutii'ely expressed th Pone's attitude with regard ' the war The Holy See, the M rvttinrc llamimn eoiitltiues. iissiinies enllie rssin,iubllit V for such utterances and documents, but It wan not nnlIno interview pnmcu in .n i.iurnr m I Itnldin nrii, r,iiiiinnl nti rhn Tnnl Italian press comments 1 Interview nre very unfavorable, the . ,.fr,. .,mio. otherwlso dhilomallc relations between the Allies and the ntlcau are HI.ely to be severed. ON TO PARIS" AGAIN. GermnilN nil for Vol. Wine giilosl French t'liplial. Ilnr.t.t.s' (via Amsteidatnl, June 24 ' Hiil in ,.. iuiaid ien whoe "on to Pails' Amidst the rejoicings at t, ,. recnptuie of Lemberg and the Atirtru-Geinmn successes in the east this cry Is li, .i d growing louder every minute lery urie seems to believe that HtUisIa's ca parity for eaVnlve movements lias hem destroyed for some tine to com, and thnt the powerful German forces In Gnllola can be returned to the wes-o n front for the drive upon the Flench capital. No word of plans conies from the Wir otllce but military observers do not believe that Gen von Markensen will be shifted to the west for some t me German plans for an lnvalou of me Hal tic provinces of Hussia ,,nil the Gulf of Hlga nre still uriilir consnior i tlon It Is hevped that a blow heavier than nny struck up to this time ni.n be landed on Hussl.i. PEACE PROPOSALS DENIED. Vn Hostile iilliin Made Oder, a) s (e rm tin nlliorll t , Hutu tv. .Inn,. ;t- The olllcial .V.n,f. ilniHche AlliicmriHr .iltiinu ,.,iv. lint, notwithstanding rejiorts to the cnnir.iryj mi hostile nation has aptiroiched Ger many with peace proposal., .sineo the war began 34th Street $4.85