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f SPORTS EXTRA EVENING 8f WWlH LEDG ET1 I SPORTS IV EXTRA r& 1 7 ,VOL. I-NO. G PIIILADEIiPniA, SATU11DAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 1014. PKIOE OKE GENT FIRE IN PAROCHIAL SCHOOL Stage Settings Burn, Causing Loss of 5200. Tire nmons the stage settings in the Parochial school of the Roman I'nthollo Church of Our Lady of Lourdes, 63d street and I.ancastcr avenue, today caused n loss of fs. No person was In the build ing at the time. A hoy saw smoke coming from tho third-stoii window, where the school au.liturlum Is located. He told John Mo Namee. the Janitor, who turned n an ftlaini 500 Ptiests and Nuns to Get Relief WASHINGTON'. Sent. 19 -As a result or i"!'.,,,t,? ,,(.I,MlUialon and danger of sui catholic priests and nuns In ilex. 1 "Administration today planned UomMltlco me,'n3 ,nr remv"' them WEATHER FORECAST For Philadelphia and vicinity Gen "ally fair tonight und Sunday; not much change in temperature; mod trute winds, mostly northcash TEMPERATURE Highest yesterday 88; time, 3 p. m. Lowest last night 87; time 0 a. in. "Yeta'1 sec last vape- RAILROADS WIN PLEA FOR A REHEARING IN' FREIGHT RATE CASE Interstate Commerce Com mission Fixes October 19 as Date for Presentation of New Evidence . i WASHINGTON, Sopt 19.-Tha Inter, itate Commerce Commission today grant ed the application ofEastern railroads for ft reopening of tho rtvo per cent, freight rate Increase case. Hearings, to begin Octobor 15, the com jnlslon said, would bo confined exclusively to Information and evidence arising since the teccnt decision granting only partial Increases. , Meanwhile the rate orders of the recent decision will remain In effect-. . The favorable action of the commission today, generally predicted, followed the appeal of railroad presidents to I'icsldent Wilson to present to tho country the rail roads' financial situation because of tho war. rteopenlng of tho case affects 13a rail roads In all States cast of Illinois nnd generally north of the Ohio liver. That the healings will he oxtiemely brief and that a decision will bo forth coming by November Is generally be lieved here. Tho text of the order of tho commission follows: "Upon consideration of a petition by respondents for modification of orders heretofore entered and good cause ap pearing; therefore "It Is ordered that further hearing In gild cases be, and Is heieby, granted; said hearing to be limited to presenta tion of facts disclosed nnd occurrences origlnitlng subsequently to tho date upon which the lecords previously made In these cases wero closed. "It Is further ordered that pending such healing and further order of tho commission in the cases, the commis sion's report, llndlngM und ordorB herc tofoie entered therein shall icmain In full force and effect. "It Is fin thur oidcred that this pio ceccllng be assigned for biarlng at the office of tlio commission In Washington on the 19th day of October, 1911, at 10 o'clock a. in. "It is further order that a copy of this orWr bo served upon each of the pnities to the cases." In October, 1913. the Eastern roads" filed tariffs. ;it an expense of about $1,600,000, proMlng Increases In freight lutes esti mated to nveiage 5 per cent., which com puted on the gioss levcnues of tho cur riers livtolvcd of $!,n),O0O.COO a jcar. would mpan additional nut revenue to thm of about $50,000,000 Under date of Jul) ?j last, the decision refused any In crease In lates, except on a restricted tonnage on roads In the Central Vrelght Tcrrllorv ;.nd then only In the rates nn appljlng within that territory Since tho closing pf the former case another fiscal jcar has been completed In which gioss revenues declined $11, Ttomn, compared with results In thf year ended June SO, 1913, and net operating revenue In the aggregate for the roads concerned dropped $73,000,000. Hence on the volume of business In the 1011 j ear tho yield of an average B per cent, advance would l)f $2,23",0O) less than tho $30,000,010 originnlly pro posed, and furthermore tho advance in operating expenses and tuxes since the foimci petition, coupled with the lo-s In grosi,. would swallow up nn aveinfie 5 per cent, advance at this tlmo and still leave net opciating iucomo over $2.'i. Infi.nn smaller than In the 1313 ilscal ear. In July of this year giotte levenucs con tinued their downward tendency, but the progress of cutting operating ovpenses to the bono had begun to t,how its effects and the losses in net revenue were mini mized. Then came the unnettlomcnt to trjtllr And especially to credit as a lesult of the European war Gross levenucs In August declined more sharply than In Julv, and tho effect on net la more damag ing according to early Indications, Even more important is tho dislocation of cieilit at a time when railroad maturities nre heavj, amounting to a half a billion dollars in the coming enr, nnd when tho railroads nie in tho weakened (timings poition. Kuch aio the changed circumstances which have manifested themselves since the elosliig of the advance rata case, the decision of which wa's handed down on Jul . NATIONAL LEAGUE FIRST GAME " St. Louis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Phillies o 0 0 0 4 0 2 1 Batteries Alexander and KUlefcr; Perdue and Wingo, Umpires Byron and O'Connor. SECOND GAME St. Louis o 0 3 0 1 Phillies 1 o 0 5 Batteries Rixey and Kllleferj Perritt and Snyder. Umpires Byron and O'Connor. R. H. E. 0 X 2 11 2 0 Cincinnati 0 0 Brooklyn 0 0 FIRST GAME 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 10 0 0 6 1 10 Batteries Ames, Yingllng and Gonzalesj PiefTer and McCarty. Umpires Riglcr and Hart. SECOND GAME Cincinnati 3 0 0 Brooklyn 10 0 Batteries Lear and Gonzales; Ragon and Miller. Umpires Hart and Riglcr. f Pittsburgh 0 3 0 0 Boston 0 10 0 . Batteries Cooper and Coleman; Davis and Gowdy. Umpires Klcm and Emslie. Chicago 3 New York 3 0 0 0 2 'Batteries Hagerman and Archer; Tesreau and Meyers. umpires i!-ason ana yuigiey. AMERICAN LEAGUE Athletics 0 1 0 Detroit 2 0 Batteries Cavet and Baker; Bressler'and Lapp. Umpires Dineen and Egan. Boston 0 Cleveland 2 Batteries Collins and Carrigan; Tedrow and O'Neill. Umpires Chill and Connolly. R. H. E. Washington 0 St. Louis 1 FIRST GAME 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 Batteries Engle and Henry; Leverenz and Agnew. Umpires Evans and Sheridan. RIXEY BATTED FROM BOX IN SECOND GAME BY ST. LOUIS In Third Inning Phillies' Pitcher Is Touched Up for Five Hits, Which Netted Three Runs for Visitors. 8KCOND CSAMH. I'HII,L,li:S. ST. LOUIS Lobrt, :il Dolan. If. Ilcckcr, c-f. HuKKlna. -Ii. Mncee. If Huller. s. i-ravath. rf. Miller, lt llyrne. 2b Wilson, rf. Lurlerus, lb. Fnrtr. c Martin, j rtiKctrt. cf, Kllllror, c. Heck, ,1b. Illxey, p. l'erritt. p. PLANK IS MACK'S CHOICE IN GAME AGAINST DETROIT Athletic Star Sent in to Do Mound Duty in Preference to Chief Bender Today by Connie. PHILADELPHIA BAM. PARK. Sept 19. In the second game of today's double-header Eppa Rl.ey was driven from tho mound b a fusillade of hits In tho third Inning which netted tho Cardinals three run3. Hrlor tu this tlmo tho Phil lies had been leading. In tho first frame, with two down. Captain linger bounded a homo run In tho left field bleachers. Rlxey was In tiouhlo in the first but was sad temporarily when Killefer and Mnitln caught Huggins at the plate on an attempted double steal. At the be ginning of this play Huggins changed his line-up. Ho sent Miller to first, Butler to short, Rlggert to centre field and Per ritt and Snyder were selected to do the battery work. At the beginning of the fourth inning Oeschgor replaced Rlxey In the box for tho Phillies. FIRST INNING. Do!, in filed to Ciavntli. Huggins singled over thlid base. Butler walked. Miller forced liutler, l.obert to llyrne, Hoggins tnklng third. On an attempted double steal Huggins was cut down at the plate, Killefer to Mai tin to Klllefer. No runs, onohlt. l.obert was safe when Miller dropped neck's throw. Becker on an attempted sacrifice popped to Snyder. Lobert died stealing, Snjder to Huggins. Magee's drive to left center bounded Into tho bleachers for a home run Cravath lined to Butler. One run, one lilt. SECOND INNING. Becker made n great running catch of Wilson's drive. Byrne threw Snyder out. Rlggert struck out. No runs, no hits. Dolan made a clever catch of Byrne's drive. Butler threw out I.uderus. Mar tin was out, Beck to Miller. Xo runs, no hits. THIRD INNING Beck doubled along the rlght-field line. Perritt was called out on stilkes. Dolan doubled to tight centre, scoring Beck. Huggins beat out a bunt down the thlrd baso line, Dolan teaching third. Butler followed with a safo bunt down tho third base lino, scoring Dolan and sending Hug gins to recond. On an attempted double steal Huggins was out at third. Killefer to Illicit, Butler reaching second. Mil ler singled to tight, scoring Butler, and Miller went to second on the throw-In Wilson out. Martin to I.uderus. Thiee tuns, five hits. Killefer tiled to Wilson Paskert batted for Hl3.cj und lined to Dolan. l.obert filed to Wilson. No runs, no hits. Details of First Game on Page 2 DETROIT, Mich., Sept. U.-About WOO fans were on hand to see the "World's Champions in Detroit for the last time during 1914. The weather was Ideal. Chief Bender ngaln took tho spotlight before the game started by working out In front of the stands, but onco more Connie re fused to send him against the Tigers. Eddie Plank was the choice. FIRST INNING. Murphy grounded to Bush. Moriarty throw out Barry. Collins beat a grounder which glanced off Cnvet's glove. Collins out stealing, Stanage to Bush, No runs, one hit. Hush doubled to right. Vltt sacrificed. Plank to Mclnnls. Cobb singled to centre, scoring Btixh. Crawford singled to right, Cobb talcing third. Veach fliod to Oldring, Cobb scoring. Cinwford stole second. Burns fouled to Oldring. Two runs, three hits. CARNEGIE SAILS FOR NEW YORK Six Steamships With 6000 Americans Leave British Isles in Day. LONDON. Sept. 19. Andrew Carnegie ' sailed for New York toda Six steam- 1 shlp.1 with 6W Americans left the BrltUh, Isles today for the United States. This makes the total o( American departures during week 15 000. and since August 6, S7.0W. SOPHS ADORN, THEN PARADE FIRST-YEAR COLLEGE MEN Feminine Wearing Apparel and Tal cum Powder Used on Freshmen. Armed with n large supply of talcum powder and articles of feminine wear ing npparel, the sophomore students of the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy furnished amusement for thousands at Tenth and Cherry streets today by deco rating freshmen with them. Twelve of the hapless freshmen were pounced upon outside the building fol lowing; the formal opening of tho col kge, with addresses by Dean Joseph P. Remington and other members of the faculty. The freshmen were roped to gether and after having been adorned with corsets, among other things, and plentifully sprinkled with the powder, were started on a hazing march. Hundreds of pedestrians joined tho procession and Policemen Strong and Convery hurried to the scene to see that the antics were not carried too far. Parading the freshmen up Tenth street to Market and then to the City Hall plaza, the sophomores completed the hazing with nn address by Harvey V. Stokeley, their piesldent Dean Remington. In speaking to the students, reminded them the opening of the college marked its 91th session. D0BS0N MILLS TO RESUME Large Order Received From United States and Canadian Governments. Ono thousand men and women will get work Monday at the mills of John and James Dobson In Manayunk to nil large orders from the United) States and Cana dian Governments. The entire plant will operate on time and half time. For the last six months the cloth mill has not turned a wheel. Three hundred men will go to work there. Tho Canadian orders are for 200,000 coun ty prison blankets and 300,000 yards of prison cloth. The United States orders are for 100.000 olive blankets and a large cjuanllti of inatklnaw cloth. BASEBALL PLAYERS ARRESTED HERE FOR ALLEGED ASSAULT Shortstop Jack Miller and Left Fielder Dolan, of St: Louis Cardinals, Accused by Pittsburgher. As Jack Miller, shortstop of tho St. Louis baseball tenm, nnd Albert J. Dolan, left fielder, stepped from tho b,rcakfast room In tho Mnjestlc Hotel this morning, thej wore arrested by Murray Edits, a constablo of Pittsburgh, on warrants charging n'ssatilt nnd battery upon Wil liam D. Gasper, of Pittsburgh, Both men were hustled to the Central station and locked up, whllo Huggins, manager of the Cardinals,' hurrcld nbout In an effort to get his two plajers out of a cell that they might pcrfoi m this after noon In two giinms ngalnst tho Phils. Both players were on hand nt bnll tlmo. It Is said by the Pittsburgh police that Jock Miller wns too attentive to Mrs William D. Gnpper. Tho woman's hus band objected. It Is said, after he had trailed his wife nnd the ball player through bright lighted refreshment places of Pittsburgh. Oaspr approached the ball player and upbraided him. Then Jnck, It Is said, emote him on the nose. Gnsper fought back the best ho knew how when ho was set upon by another boll player. This man he believes was Dolan of the Cardi nals. Dolan, on tho other, explained this afternoon that he had never heard ot Oaspcr and had nut the pleasure of ever meeting Mrs. Gasper. Miller was arrested by the Constnblo several weeks ago In Pittsburgh, but excused himself stating that he 'would hurry through with a few soft-boiled eggs nnd Join Edlls Immediately. Whllo Edlls waited and wandered at the ap petite of the plajcr. Miller was board ing a train for home. Ho kept out of Pennslvnnla until the present trip here. Gasper, who was separated from his wife, believed that she was receiving tho attentions of Miller. His suspicions were Increased when he found a pair of trousers belonging to Miller In the room of Mrs. Gasper. Ho Identified the trousers by finding. It Is said, a cheek for one month's pay drawn In favor ot Miller. Gasper accused his wife of friendliness with the ball player. Sho made no de nial nnd then Gasper tialled the two, with the result that he wns badly pum mcled by tho athletic escort of Mrs. Gasper. Huggins was about as busy a man as any In Philadelphia Just two minutes after the arrests occurred. It was not until after the bats begnn to praek at tho Phllly's grounds that he assumed a normal state of mind. Both his players had then been held under $800 ball each for a hearing in Allegheny County. Huggins did not have $1600 in his hip pocket, but In his coat he had a fountain pen and a check book. He gave a certified check for J160O and hustled his errant players back to the ball park In an automobile. 65 LIVES LOST WHEN SCHOONER GOES DOWN IN NIGHT COLLISION Vessel Believed to Have Been Rammed by Japanese Cruiser Idzumo Only Two Survivors Out of 67 on Board. SAN FRANCISCO. Sept. 19.-Slxty five persons are believed to hae lost their lives wh-n tho steam schooner Francis H. Leggett was lammed CO miles south of the Columbia River late last night, supposedly by the Japanese cruiser Idzumo, which first reported the collision to tho Japanese Consul at Seattle. Of the entire passenger list and crew numbering CT, only two survivors havo teen picked up. according to advices re ceived hero this afternoon by the owners of the vessel. The two survivors have arrived nt As toria, Ore., but they are In such a criti cal condition that they cannot talk. GOLD FUND APPROVED Designed for the Re-establishment of Foreign Exchange. WASHINGTON, Sept. 19 -Formal ap proval of the plan to establish a gold fund of JUtf.O00.ou0 with the Bank of Eng land, at Ottawa, Canada, In order to re establish the foreign exchange, was today given by the Federal Reserve Board. ALBANwVS FLEEING RULER GOES TO CONSULT KAISER William of Wied, on Way, Has Passed Through Lucerne and Zurich. LUCERNE, Sept 19.-Prlnce William of Wled, who came here when he fled from his capital In Albania, has gone to Ger man! by way of Zurich He Ikj said to be on his way to const' the Kaiser concerning In catse complications arli.la Alban GERMANS' FIERCE DASH PIERCES ALLIES' LINE; 2500 PRISONERS TAKEN The War Today German forcoi, on the left wing, con tinuing the gigantic seven day' battle, crushed through the nlllos' lines nnd captured the town of Heaumont, according; to Berlin nd vlccs. In tho seizure 2500 French sol diers wero tnken prisoners. It wns slated ulso, unomchilly, thnt Kholms was being bombarded and part of the town wns In flair es. The Teuton forces concentrated their attack on the allies' centre to icllcvo tho se vere pressure on the army of General von Kluk on the German right wing. Losses of approximately 150,000 arc es timated In tho seven days' fighting. It Is said the allies have Buffered tho heaviest casualties In attempting to storm th Teutons' fortified posltjgrp. Night attacks havo characterized the fearful onslaughts ngalnst the allies, tho Germans using- searchlights to guide their movements. In East Prussia's campaign Berlin re ports tho advance of General von Hlndenbtirs's army from Lyck to Invade Russian Poland, with 0?owiec, a strongly fortified strategic point, as the Immediate and War.aw as thu ultimate objective. Success In thh Fierce Onslaught by Teutons in Mam moth Array Opens Seventh Day of Combat Determined Assault Made to Force Back Advancing British. French Deny Repulse Along Lorraine Border Terrific Bombardment of Rheims Continues, Says Unofficial Dispatch; Denied in Bordeaux. PARIS. Sept. 19. Herman forces today broke through the 120-mlte battle line, along which 3,000,000 are in death grapple, according to news received here. They captured Beaumont with 250(1 French prisoners. It Is unofficially reported that Hhelms Is undergoing terrific bombardment, with the city burning In various sec tions. The Thirteenth, Fourth and parts of several other German corps have campaign will mean German aid for i cornluctecl a successful operation south the Austrlans In Gallcla. Vienna War Office states that Austrian armies havo concentrated on a line connecting Cracow, Tarnow nnd Przemysl. Under the strategic direc tion of the German General Staff, and with German reinforcements, I they will resist tho advance of the Russians, who have reported winning constantly In the region between -e San and the Vistula. Vienna char acterizes as exaggerated the reports of decisive Russl3. successes In this vicinity, but admits an attack ngalnst PrzemyBl Is expected momentarily. Further claim Is made that the de cisive battle In Galicl.i hns not yet been fought. French War Office announces satisfac tion with the progtess of the nllled troops and officially reports the rout i,i the determined German night ns toault by English forces. The War Of fice adds: "On the left in the valley of the Olse we occupy Mannrnue Hgllse, Carlecont and Cuti. To the north of the River Aline wo have advanced slightly. Three attacks attempted by the Germans ngainst the English army have been chocked at Troyon between Solssonto and Crnonne." German General Staff expresses confi dence In the outcome and states that the French are weakening, while the Kaisor's lines are being strengthened nnd the troopi mor numerous. The reported shortnge in ammunition Is denied. Relnforcemonts are reported on their way to join the Germans. Cap. turo of Beaumont, wiui .khxj irencn soldiers Is officially announced. I'etrograd War Office in briefest Mate ment of the war says: "Military op orations continue successfully." The main attack on Przemysl nwnits tho arrival of Russian siege guns. British War Office statements express confidence in the outcomo of the struggle along the line, but admit losses of the allies have been ter rific. British forces repulsed ten at tempts of the Germans to assault their positions by night. Italy Is the scene of popular demon strations against the Government's neutrality. The Russian and German Ambassadors have engaged In an un diplomatic war of words In the effort to enlist Italy's aid. The Ger mans have distributed broadcast a pamphlet urging Italians stand by the Triple Alliance and "win with us." Washington officials were somewhat discouraged over prospects of media tion the warlike attitude of the al lies strongly Indicating that efforts for peace at this time were futile. i his way to consW(( 1 u ; German'e attiufje J with f reisn i'o-ett I p I i BLACK SEA FLEET REPORTED OFF THE DARDANELLES Said to Be Ready to Attack Turks, But Ships May Be British. NAPLES, Sept. 19 Omeers of the steamship Favlgnana re ported todoi' that the Russian Black Sea fleet of twenty units is cruising off the entrance to the Dardanelles, ready to attack the Turkish squadron if Its leaves Its harbor li Is Improbable that the Russian fleet has succeeded tn passli'g through the Uophorus and trie Dardanelles, but the Ftvlgnana may tme sighted a BrltUh Oet. which is reported to nave secured station on the island of Lemnos, of Noyon, It Is stated. Contrary to the reported reverses along the allies' right. It Is officially announced that the allies' left wing Is making progress and that the German Crown Prince's at my continues Its te treat. Unofficial, but apparently reliable, re ports received here today say that the Germans have taken up a position near the Sulppo River, east by northeast from Ithelms, nnd are bombarding that city. Several sections of Rheims aic re ported to have been set on fire from bursting shells, which were directed against the French troops In that city. This report is contradicted, unoffi cially, from Bordeaux In this state ment: Rheims ii no longer threatened by the Germans, who bombarded It on Thursday. According to word received from the front, the Ger mans have withdrawn their artil lery at that point toward Chateau Porclen, and the Infantry has fallen back with the supporting guns. Unofficial estimates place the Ger man losses at 100,000 men, nnd the allies at half that number a total ot 130,000 In killed, wounded and missing. The fighting on the left, where com bined amies of Generals on Kluk and von Buelow are massed, Increases In Intensity, but the allied lines are slowly being pushed forward, accord ing to reports received by General Gal llenl. The Germans retired to new positions constructed In the rear of their original ores as the pressure In creased. But at no point have thoy actually been defeated. Along the rest of the lino the great battle continues as an artillery duel. There has been almost no fighting hy the Infantry for 36 hours, both sides realizing the futility of sacrificing men while tho entrenched positions remain Intact. Consequently every rffort is being brought to bear to demolish the German batteries. The French ar tillery fire Is Increasing In intensity nil along the line, according to the ground has been gained, as the Ger man soldiers do not relish the bayonet fighting. J5ut tho main German en trenchments, except on tho extreme left, remain Intact, as their nrtlllery fire Is too deadly to be faced up to the present time. Additional reinforcements havo been sent forward to tho left. The general situation, as described In the first offi cial statement posted today, is satis factory, but practically unchanged. An English correspondent who has succeeded In getting through from Rheims gives the following account or the situation near that point: "The stronghold of thj German po-ny tloit Is the bright of Xogent PAbbese, threo miles due east from Rheims. There the Germans occupied tho slto of what used to be the forts of Rheims, and from thore they arc bombarding the city, which was on fire In eight places at 1 o'clock Thursday afternoon, when I came down from the tower of the Cathedral from which I had be?n watching the fierce battle since morn ing." , t..- " At many places on the Alsne line th Germans were successful In masking battel les upon the wooded hills. Tha heavy howitzers of these batteries hava kept up an incessant cannonade tho shells doing havoc among the Flench nnd British troops on the buuth side of tho valley. When the British and p- .ich aero planes went up to discover these place ments they were met with a murdernu fire from tho hilltop batteries or tha Invaders. In several Instances, how ever, the Germans guns were located and the British and French artillery concentrated against them, compelling thorn to move. In order to prevent the location jf the hidden batteries being discovered. the Germans used smokeless powder In their cannon. Some of the trenches nre half full of water from the heavy rains, and the troops are soaked through and through. The soggy condition of the clay soil Is Impeding tho work of dig. glng fresh trenches, but the German soldiers nre held to this task, and night and day the labor goes forward. These lines are being constructed all along the front. Thoy nr covered with screens to protect the soldiers from shrapnel, and at Intervals pla toons of machine guns are stationed to sweep the ranks ot the French and British If they should try to capture the German batteries by storm. The French nnd English also nre building redoubts, although there seems little chance of the entire rl ht i wing of the Germans attemntimr nn reports reaching here. It wns kept up ' assault. all night and there nre Indications of a coming charge from the German side. The German assaults of the last Ave days have been tremendous. At a dozen points on the centre they hnve tried ngaln and again to take the of fensive. Division after division has been hurled forward en masse, only to bo shattered by the allies' shell fire and forced to give ground. And every time the German lines have shown signs of wavering the allies have been thrown against them with the bayonet. As a result at a number of points It Is the opinion of many military men here that the only places where the Germans have moved forward from their trenches to charge the allies are points where the allies havo succeeded In getting to the north side or ths Alsne, The German line has again been re. Inforced and at certain points the Ger. mans outnumber the allies, The fresh troops which havo Just reached the front are supposed to h part of the three corps under General von Boehn, which were rushed through Belgium at top speed. 2500 FRENCH CAPTURED IN SEIZURE OF BEAUMONT BRRI.IN. Sept. 19 -(By witeless to I Sayvllle. 1 I ) The following official ' statement was issued at headquarter i todu . A decisive attack has been made b the Thirteenth and Fourth Corps and parts of other divisions south of Noyon. They Buffered some loss. Beaumont has been stormed. and taken and 2,500 French prls oners have been captured While not officially stated. It is be lieved that Beaumont was capturrd by the army of Prince Ruprecht TUs towu is twenty mlUs northern of !