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-VJENINO LErMER PHILADELPHIA, SATtTRDAT, NOVEMBER 28, 1914.
CMS IRON CME
CLOSES ON KAISER'S
Oggnans in Stand at Lodz
trenches Assailed by
bayonet Charges Rein
forcements Hemmed In,
1 PETnOaUAD, Nov. 28.
The second derman ti?lb on Warsaw
ruB lieert smashed hv llm Ttnanlan nt.
tttttWt of Grand buke Nicholas. Although
It the OertTinnfl hnlrl thnlr rnliA. In II,.
.Vicinity of Loda Ihcse are subject to via-
orouj bayonet assaults and with their
occupation tho German disaster will be
complete. Tho southern win of tho Ger
man! has been decisively defeated and
the army of reinforcements Under1 General
Mnokcnsen lias been stirtounded.
Ah Iron circle of Husslan now encom
passes both von Hlndenburg and von
Mnokeii7.cn. whose destruction Is confi
dently cxncctcd, opening the way to n
Ituaslnn advance against the Tiiorn-
Soldau line, ' ;
An ofllclnt statement Issued here at
midnight gives a general Idea of tho
conformation of the battle lines In Po
land and of tho situation which' has for
ten previous days been described only In
GERMANS FOnCED OVKH HSUllA
The Germans, have been driven back
from the Hsum ltlver nnd the Kusilnnx
have reached Gomhln, southeast of Plock.
The German forces that advanced to tho
Bnura co nun I od tl r It ft uinir of tho
Kaiser's army In Poland and for a time
they seriously threatened Warsaw. This
dnnfitr has bvn I'imlnntcd liv the llerec
attacks of the Russian reinforcements
that wore sent from Waisaw and Novo
. Tho .Russian gains In this region will
lighten the pressure brought by the Ger
mans from Thorn upon the Czar's troops
north of the Vlstuln River and prob
nbty will permit the Russians, who have
fallen back toward Hue River, to re
sume their offensive against tho Soldau-'
South of the Bsura River, tho pfllclal
. 'statoment says, the Russian cavnlrv
forced the Germans to retreat between
RrzeztnV nml fStnvnn rAtmnrHv1i Ancf
fe- finil nnrtlmnat ef Trul. nn.1 tm T).-..!..
troops attacked tho Germans In the region
of BJIerz nnd Strykow.
Unofllctal reports state that tho Ger
mans are suffering heavy losses In this
region. Tho war correspondent of the
Bourse Gazetto telegraphs thnt 100,000 Ger
mans under General Von Mackenzen havo
HEINFORCEME.NTS HEMMED IN.
"Latest reports " ho Bays, "show that
General Mackenzen Ii stIU fighting furi
ously, with 100.000 of his men surrounded
In tho neighborhood of Brzezlny and Stry
kow. Russian guns and mitrailleuses aro
pouring a fearful fire Into the living Ger
man. citadel and few of the Mackenzen
army will be nblo to hack their way
through the Russian Iron circle."
""'"Tho ofllclal statement sums un thn sit
uation betwen the Vistula nnd Wartho as
"fav'brablo to the Russian arms" while
farther south, whore tho Austrlans nnd
Germans are co-operating on tho Cracow
Czenstochowa front, further successes havo
been gained on tho lower-Srenlawa River.
It Is hero that tho Teutonic Allies aro
fighting to hold back the Russians that
threaten Cracow from tho north.
The Russian forces thnt worked their
way through tho Carpathian foothills
after Przomysl was Invested aro now only
S3 miles east of Cracow, having captured
the Gallclan town of Rochnla. They havo
also crossed the Raba ltlver, tho last big
otream Impeding their advance on Cracow
from tho east and southeast.
KAISER LOSES FIVE CORPS
IN POLAND, PARIS HEARS
One Itouted, Another Captured nnd
Three More Surrounded.
PARIS. Nov. 23.
Three German army corps are now
virtually surrounded In the Brzezlny
Strykow region in Poland, one corps has
been captured and another routed, ac
cording to a Petrograd dispatch to tho
"It has been learned on the highest au
thority," the dispatch states, "that tho
German losses are considerably mora
than ona army corps In men who have
been captured. Another corps has been
routed and three corps are'nqw practical
ly surrounded In the Braezlny-Strykow
region. They are subjected to heavy fire
from cannon and quick flrers. Two corps
are making a desperate attack In m
K, effort to pain their release, but It Is be-
liovea oniy a, small minority will be able
TURKS ANL BEDOUINS
MOVE ON SUEZ CANAL
Invaders of Egypt Establishing Base
COPENHAGEN. Nov. 23.
All subjects of the Allied Powers In
r. Jerusalem have been Interned and tho
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ww aio auvaiiviiiK luwaru me ouia
Canal, according to a dispatch from
A force of 78,000 under Iziet Pasha, rein
forced by 10,000 Bedouins. building a
railway to the rich oasis of El Nakel,
which will henceforth be the base for the
Turkish operations against "the British
In J$rypt. s
I.I.I m mi ,
BRfTISH ADMIT TURKISH
i SEIZURE OF EL ARISH
Cqiro Officials, .However, Deny Men
r " t ace to Canal,
) CAIRO, Nov. .
TJfe capture or Port, El Alh by the
Turfs Is admitted here today. It was
ttJ, however, thef .the only guns there
wefl muule-loadsra and the occupation
t the pout by the Ottoman troops waa of
? importance. Turkish claims that they
"WWd soon control the Suea Canal were
t HfM&Nr aenieu.
Usri oraclau say that outside or a
ftw4 Turks at Qatla, they have been un
gjjyi tf loeate any of the enemy's forces.
;iMBS DROPPED ON DUNKIRK
2 h -
'$$ Kan Reported Injured and
Houses Badly Damaged.
AiUSTBROAM. Nov M. Numerous
4uBjcirK nave Ben. eamainsa
dropped from Gorman aero-
it te rpone4 bwe today. One
Urucfe W a boms. Ber-
we twfflrwa w we aR
HIM JU.ii M"r'SF .
1 " i, ' " JsT
Contlnnfd from Pare One
and otljcr towns wcrc taken from the
Austrian in this1 advance.
Montcnfcgrins hafe advanced to
Vish.egr.-ul, on the Drina River. As
saults by a large Austrian force were
repulsed and in pursuit of the enemy
many prisoners and munitions were
Desperate fighting continues in
northwestern Scrvia, where Vienna
claim, constant success. Scrvia has
been obliged to draft 40,000 youths of
18 and 19 years of age, according to
admissions from N'lslt.
ALLIES' ARTILLERY INFLICTS
HEAVY LOSSES ON GERMANS
PARIS, Nov. J3.
An ofllcl.il communique Issued hcia this
afternoon slates that In the champagne
district the heavy French guns havo In
flicted serious losses upon the German
artillery. It also tells of the loss of an
other airship by the Germans, a biplane
carrjIiiK three aviators having been
bi ought to earth by tho French artillery
men yesterday In Belgium. One of tho
aviators was killed and tho others taken
prisoners. No Important change In the
general situation Is reported.
THE FRENCH STATEMENT.
Tho ofllclal statement follows:
In Belgium tho artillery engage
ments continued during tho day of No
vember 27 without particular Incidents.
Tho heavy German artillery Is show
ing less activity.
There was a single nttactc by In
fantry to tho south of Ynres, which
our troops repulsed.
Toward evening our artillery
brought down a Gorman blplano
manned by three aviators. One was
killed, the two others made prisoners
In tho region of Arras and farther
to tho south thero Is no change. The
day wns calm.
In the roglon of the Alsnc, In tho
champagne district, our heavy artil
lery Indicted serious losses upon tho
From tho Argonne to tho Vosges
theio Is nothing 'to report.
Tho Allies' lino between Dlxmudc nnd
Tprcs In Belgium has been stiffened by
the arrival of reinforcements, and there
GERMAN ARMY REPORTED
RETIRING FROM SEACOAST
LONDON, Nov. 28.
Tho Germans aro withdrawing from tho
Belgian coast nnd concentrating at Ant
werp, according to a Rotterdam dispatch
to the Dally Mall today.
Heavy gun Are wns heard at Zeo
brugge Friday afternoon, the dispatch
states Tho Allied warships were ap
parently again bombarding the German
naval base French nnd British aero
planes nro now circling Flanders with
Impunity. The German guns especially
designed for attacks upon air craft have
been unable to hit the Allied filers.
A dispatch from Amsterdam says that
RUSSIANS SEIZE TOWNS
ON WAY TO CRACOW
Austrlans, Hotly Pursued, Hetreat
In Disorder Along Vistula.
PETROGRAD, Nov. 23.
Tho movement on Cracow continuos to
progress, and tho Austrlans havo been
pushed beyond tho Raba River, the last
tributary of the Vistula east of Cracow.
The War Office reports:
'Trom Podz on the Czenstochowo-Cra-cow
front the Russian success Is becom
ing more and more dctlnlto.
"Four thousand prisoners were token
Thursday in successful attacks In tho re
gion of lower Thronlava, where a bat
talion of the 31st Honveds was captured.
The Russians occupied a strongly forti
fied position on the left bank of the Raba.
"The Austrlans stubbornly defended
Bochnla, but It was taken at the bayonet
point, 2000 prisoners nnd guns being cap
tured. "On the right bank of the Vistula the
enemy Is retreating In great disorder to
ward Cracow, vigorously pursued."
HERRICK LEAVES PARIS
WITH A NATION'S THANKS
Flowers and Cheers for Departing1
PARIS, Nov. 23. Cordial expressions of
esteem marked the departure here today
of Myron T. Ilerrlck, the retiring Ameri
can Ambassador, who left for Havre on
a special car accompanied by members of
his family. They will sail for New York
on tbo steamer Rochambeau,
Sir Austin Lee, acting for the (British
Ambassador, handed to Mr. Ilerrlck a let
ter from Sid" Edward Grey, the British
Foreign Minister, thanking him for his
efforts in behalf of the British subjects.
The French Government has placed the
special car at the disposal of Mr. iler
rlck and he was presented with a big
bouquot of roses by a deputation of
French army ofllcers. So many flowers
were received that the private car was
Inspecting Delaware MUltla
WILMINGTON, Del., Nov. W.-Inspec-tlon
of the Delaware militia began last
night with the Inspection of Company B
at Mllford and wilt be, continued until
every company In the State1 Is visited by
the Inspection officer.
German War Cartoon
Churchill (after tbe Iom of several Brit-
Ub cruisers,)- Thoj Germans don t seem
to have understood my plan at all' I
Intended tbat there should always be
tfere BEjriUa aMpe watched tgmnit oae I
Turkish and Bedouin forces are ad
vancing against the Suez Canal ports,
says a Berlin dispatch. A railway is
being built to the oasis of El Makcl,
which will be the base of operations
against the British.
All subjects of the allied powers
have been interned in Jerusalem.
According to an unconfirmed Pctro
grad dispatch to tltc Paris Matin, the
German cruiser Hcrtha nnd the bat
tleship Kaiser Wilhclm dcr Grossc
have been sunk or destroyed in the
Baltic Sea. ,
are Indications that tho French, British
and Belgians will Increase Immediately
the pressure they havo been exerting
against tho Germans In this section of
West Flanders. More than 100 guns, some
of them removed from forts upon the
Mediterranean coast and the Spanish
frontier, have been rushed Into Belgium.
It Is confidently stated that the posi
tions held by the French and British
around DKmude, Yprea and Warncton
YPRES AN INLAND GIBRALTAR.
"We havo an Inland Gibraltar at Yprcs,"
said a wounded British ofTlccr from the
front. "Tho Germans aro foolish to try
to batter their way through our lines
at that point."
Very few French soldiers aro stationed
In "tho Intronchcd camp of Paris," Indi
cating that tho French have no fear of n
general German offenslvo along the Alsno
and Olso Rivers. Indeed, the Invaders
havo so uoakened their lines at these
points In ordor to strengthen their armies
In the northern sphere that It would be
folly for thorn to desert their strongly In
trenched positions In an attempt to cut
through the French lines.
Reports of friction existing between
French and British genernls at any point
aro emphatically denied hero. Persons
circulating such reports will bo severely
punlihod and, If It Is found that actual
harm has resulted from tho rumors, their
promulgators may bo shot.
tho Tclegraafs correspondent nt Sluls re
ports stubborn lighting Is going on In
Tho Germans nro reported to havo
withdrawn from Morsccle to Routers and
to bo erecting heay entrenchments along
a lino from Hooglede, through Routers,
to Courtrnl. fiom 7 tr 10 miles back
of their prcsont positions betwoen Dlx
mudo nnd Ypres.
Journnllsta of Berlin havo formally
broken their connections with tho Inter
national Institute of Journnllsts, declaring
It impossible for them longer to be as
sociated with the "lying press" of foreign
GERMANS LOSE TWO
WARSHIPS IN BALTIC,
PARIS PAPER HEARS
Cruiser and Battleship Sunk
or Destroyed, According
to Petrograd Dispatch . to
PARIS, Nov. 23.
Two German warships hae been sunk
or destroyed In tho Baltic Sea, according
to a dispatch to tho Matin from Its cor
respondent In Petrograd.
One, a cruiser, believed to be the
Hertha, Is reported to have been sunk
near Llbau. Tho other, the battleship
Kaiser Wllhelm der Grosse. Is reported
to have been struck by a torpedo at some
point In the Baltic.
Thero Is no official confirmation of the
Records of the German navy available
at the beginning of the war showed Ger
many possessed a second-class cruiser of
6569 tons, known as the Hertha, which
was completed 18 years ago.
Another vessel of the same nam u
shown In the records as still building. It
Is a battle cruiser of 28,000 tons displace
ment. The ship reported sunk Is believed
the older and smaller vessel.
The battleship Kaiser Wllhelm der
Grbsse was built In 1901. She has a ton
nags displacement of 10.171 and car
ried four 9.1-Inch guns, IS 5.9-Inch guns,
12 3.1-Inch guns and 20 smaller guns. She
was of the same class as the Kaiser Bar
barossa. Kaiser Frledrlch III, Kaiser WIN
helm II and the Kaiser Karl der Grosse.
ASSAULTS OF AUSTRIANS
Many Prisoners Taken In Pursuit of
Enemy Along Drlna,
PARIS. Nov. 2S.
The Consul General of Montenegro to
day gave out the following communica
"Right Austrian battalions yesterday
attacked a Montenegrin bridge near Vlsh
grad, on the Drlna River. They made
every effort to drive the Montenegrins
from their position, but were unsuccess
ful. "The Montenegrins repulsed them. In
flicting; great losses. They pursued the
enemy, and took large quantities of -war
material, as well as many prisoners."
IF KAISER INVADED CANADA
Ex-Presldent Taft Says Monroe Doc
trine Would Not Be Violated.
MONTOnAJR. N J., Nov- M.-In a lec
ture delivered here last night ex-Presl-dent
Wia II. Taft sustained the so-called
rlpbt of Germany to Invade Canada for
military purposed provided Germany doe
nut retalM any f.H of the Dominion. Ha
said the mere aet of setting foot there
by tbe Kaiser's soldiers could not be
viewed as a violation of the Monroe
Doctrine, Inasmuch a the Canadians
have themselves sent an army of 33,000
men to Burjpe.
Referring to the Mexican situation, Mr
Taft declared European Governments
could havt cone Into Mexico without
violating m Monroe Doctrine, but that
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A PLACE OF REAL
Section From Front Street to
"B" Street Shows Re
markable Growth in New
Dwellings and Operations.
Allegheny avenue from Front street to
B street Is a very active section. A great
deal of new brick and mortar Is lslblo
on every side. West of Front street,
on the south side of Allegheny avenue,
tho handsome building of the Young
Women's Christian Association Is going
up rapidly, and a targe moving picture
theatro Is being completed at the south
cast corner of Front street And Allegheny
On March 25, 1911, tho Pennsylvania
Trust Company, trustee for tho estate of
J. B. Llpplncott, sold to David McKlb-
bln a large tract of land on the south
west corner of Front street and Alle
gheny avenue, 242.6ft by 253 feet, about
1 8-10 acres, for J30.000. This has been
entirely built up In neat two-story dwell
ings, with atoms nt the corners.
It was the largest operation since tho
purchaso of the northwest corner of Alle
gheny avenue and "A" atreet. a lot SOS
feet 6H Inches by 261 feet HVi Inches, or
about tho same size sold by Albert II.
Dawson to Harry Brocklehurst for 112,600.
This wns In May, 1908, and Was at tho
rate of less than ono-linlf the price
realized five years later by tho Llppln
cott estate sale. It has also been de
veloped by the election of two-story
On May 14, 1813, Thomas Shullcross sold
to Charles McKlnley 31 dwellings, the
entlro block on tho east side of Front
street from Indiana avenue to Clearfield
strcot, except corner stores, In lots of
15 feet by CO feet, assessed $53,900 for
11)13, March 1109 Ent Allegheny ave
nue. 1M.1 hv All fnf ' .. tlnrnl
1013, March 1-101 Enst Allegheny ave
nue, 10.11H by 89 reel (COO
April 3, 19H, south side Allegheny ave
nue, extending from Front street to "A"
street and extending In depth to Llppln
cott Btrcot, Ml feet by 235 feet, or 2 8S-100
acres, waa sold by tho Pennsylvania
Trust Company, trusteo of will of Joshua
B. Llpplncott, to John Mathers for MS.000,
who transferred It to Victor J. Magnant,
who has erected a row of neat two-tory
dwellings on the Allegheny avenue front,
23 In number, of which 12 have been sold.
1014. November 20144 East Allegheny
lift jenu" ,s by 05 feet .tlooo
1014, November SO-140 East 'Allegheny
.avenup, 15 1 bv UJ feat 4000
1014, November 21 ISM East Allegheny
avenue, lot 13.0 by 03 feet B.W0
1014. ."Scnombtr 'it US Eait Allegheny
aynue, loc 150 by 03 feot 40O0
Tho rate ut which this property was
sold to the builder was 122,400 per acre,
or an acreage advance of 37000 In less
than threo 3-oars. as comnnrcd with bhIkm
of corresponding tracts.
Messrs. Dougherty and Anderson pur
chased the rear of lot and opened Wish
art street from Front street tn A ntrmt.
They have Just finished the erection of
S6 dwellings, with stores nt tho corners
on bath sides of Wlshart street nnd tho
north sldo of Llpplncott street. Tho
houses sell for 32100 nnd rent for 317
per month, and nro rapidly lining up.
Cellars nro being excavated for sl
stores on the enst sldo of Front street,
south of Allegheny avenue.
A large number of tho buyers for theao
properties anu prospective tenants are
interested or employed In the many In
dustrial establishments In the vicinity.
NOTES ON THE STREET.
Mortgages recorded for tho week end
ing Friday. November 27, show loans to
have been mado as follows:
Made by building oeioclatlont 3474. 10Q
Made by truit comnnlea icsn usa
Made by Individuals 017 000
370,000 U Kennedy to Franklin Trust Com
iwny, on west side 15th street, 100 feet eouth
of Market afreet.
317,000 C. S. Metiger to West Phlladelphln
Tiuat Company, north aide Spruce street, 03.10
lett neat of Farrerut afreet.
345.0008. U Zlegler to Ulrard Truat Com-nam-.
1G23 Walnut lr,1
:0,O0O W. E. Hexamer to It E. and T. D.
an Kowen, aouthweat corner Mth and Whar
75,0"AJ J J. dreenberg- to rteal Estate Title
Ineurance and Truat Company, weit aide 21th
street. 02 feet south of Walnut atreet.
375.40O J. K. Mitchell to B, Redmond, aouth.
at corner Cobbs Creek Parknay and choatnut
350.COO Pennsylvania Building Company to
E. Wilton, nortnvieat corner 15th and cheatnut
Alao 41 mortgages glien by C. C. Uby to
J. N. Mitchell, on properties aouth aide Cheat
nut atreet, caat of Cobbs Creek Parkway
Permits taken out for two-story dwelllngi
this week are In Iota of from four to aeens
no large operation!
A notable transfer, November 20, of two
large tracts, ona 40O by 00 feet, the othei
S78 by Irregular, on west aide of 0th street,
between Shunk atreet and Oregon aenue. and
other east aide of 0th atreet, aouth of Shunk
atreet. John V. Oouvler to Agnea II. Ilenon,
A portion of same estate was sold February
Northwest corner of Oth and Shunk streets,
rtomler estate to Abe Kaplan. 303.0 by Irreg.,
Brokers agroe that money Is coming out
more freely, and the rate of Interest Is
5.1 per cent, but Inclined to easo oft on
The Board of Viewers will hold their
first meeting on December 4, at 10:30 a. m.,
Room 296. City Hall, to discuss the mat
ter of the tnklng of properties required
for the opening of the Parkway from 19th
street to 22d. Tho contractors have the
permits and the properties are being de
CZAR SEIZES CZERNOWITZ
Capital of Bukowlna Again Occupied.
Advance in Hungary.
nOMB, Nov. 23.
The Russian army In Eastern Qallcla
has completely occupied the city of
Czemowltz, capital of Bukowlna, which
waa under siege for so long and was the
last stronghold held by the Austrlans east
of Lemberg, and have overrun the crown
land of Bukowlna, according- to a tele
gram received from Bucharest by the
The Russian army has penetrated Hun
gary through the pass In the Carpathians
south of new Sandec (Novy Sendee),
which Is slightly east of south of Cracow.
War Postcard, From Germany
Buula make lovo to King: peter of
Bervta -nd at tb sane time steal all
STRIKING CONTRASTS IN NEW FICTION
Baedeker to Books
FATHER rALPH Tly Oeraltt O'Donovan. A
novel which crested a furore In England.
Deals with the religious life of the Irlih
people of torfAv
MAY IVKTISOMS CAHEKn lly ElUainelh
Jordan May ivrrson a newapnp'r woman,
deals with the problem of life as they eon
frflnt a aelf-eupnortlng noman An excellent
novel In Mia Jordan's beat vein.
Pencil or THR DEVtK Uy nertrodo
Atherton A noel of tuatalned Interest and
poivtr, dealing with a man and two women,
and located In Unlto.
THE rrtKSKNTATiO.M lly It, Do 'cre Stne
poole Madame Duharry la the chief flguro
In this Irresistible romance of otd Paris
TllE BTnANOE WOMAN,, lly 8ldrey Me
Call, A "new woman" in an old town. A
Celtghtful story, with charming dramatic
Tim WAT OF TUB STltONO Tly hMgwelt
Ctillom A love story of A delightful girt
and n whmi king. Vividly pictures the gold
nelds of tr-c Yukon
TMK WITCH. Hf Mrj Johnston. An ex
cellent novel of the days f queen Hlliateth.
IIAt.r-HOUR PLAYS. Hy J. M llnrrle. con
taining Mr. Darrle'a most .Icllghtful recent
plnya, with Inimitable atngt directions.
MEMOirtS Of TH11 KAISRIT 1 COt'HT. lly
Anne Toplinm Mlsa Topham governess for
many yara to Victoria IajuIsp, the Knlstr's
laughter, presents herein a picture of tho
Herman Wor Lord as ho la practically un
known MTtS PANKHtmST'S OWN STORY. By
Mrs. Emtnellno Pankhurst. An Informathe
account of the origin and development of
militancy, with a revealing Insight Into tho
life of one of the greatest women of tho
tiie ButrrnnrtANEAN unoTiinnitooD
lly Julian Hawthorne A stirring human
document, In which tha author advocates tho
abolishment of prisons
THWitroIt THE tJliAZILtAN WILDER
NESS Uy Theodora Itoosovelt. Colonel
Hooei tit's account of his hazardous ex
plorations In Houth America.
THE HUMAN SIDD OF PLANTS lly Royal
A. Dixon. A book designed to make children
as well as adults familiar with tho plant
kingdom Fnailnatlnaly treats plants as
creatures with human attributes.
by Anatole France
Tho library of tho d'nsparvleus con
tained the mofit complcto collection of
thtologlcnl writings In tho world. Manu
scripts formed a most valuable portion
M. Julian Snrlcttc, a doddering book
worm, lovlnsr these volumes as being
more precious than children or gold, was
One morning tho venerable keeper of
tho 360,000 volumes, entering tho sanc
tcrum, stopped (lend, stupefied. On tho
bluo cloth covor of the writing tnble,
scattered pell-mell, pnges dog-eared, lay
a tottering pllo of Invnlunbto books and
manuscripts. Books continue to vanish
nightly. They nro found In the summer
house of the estate. One evening tho
librarian Is hit on the head with a book
In Invisible hands; on another occasion
ho sees a volume whirled through tho
room and out tho vtlndow, ns If It hnd
Presontly wo learn. In rending "The
Revolt of tho Angels," Anatole France's
latest work, published In n translation
bv John Lane, New York, that "angels
arc descending dally Into Paris like rain."
More, they nrc planning n second rovolt.
And ono of the nngals, Arcade, hns been
Invisibly frequently tho library In order
to study theology nnd nscertnln tho vul
nerability of heaven.
Arcado, having materialized, goes to a
rendcrvous with Mlrnr. Mlrar. having
come down aomo time beforo, alighted in
a music hall, where ho saw Douchottc, n
singer. Thereupon ho lost all dcslro to
return to heaven. Together tho two an
gels faro forth to seek tho fallen arch
angel Ithurlcl, known on tho earth as
Zlta. They meet her In a taVorn, where
aho rends tho newspapers
Arcade outlines his plans for an Insur
rection In heaven. "Man hns created
Bdenco and tho Important thing Is to
Introduce It Into heaven." When tho
angels get somo notion of physics, chem
istry, astronomy nnd physiology they
will revolt, explains he.
"Do you think so7" murmured Zlta,
pufllng out tho Btnoko of her clgaretto.
"Nevertheless, this knowledge by which
you reckon to enfranchise heaven has
not destroyed religious sentiment on
Zlta has developed her plans, however.
Tho attack must be made In great num
bers and after the most means of war
fare, with modern explosives the re
bellious angels will outdo the old-fashioned
nrrovis nnd thunderbolts.
Completing all arrangements, the fallen
angels go to confer with Satan in a tem
ple on the Ganges. That night Satan has
a dream. He dreams he conquers heaven.
Enjoying supreme power, he ceases to
pity those suffering on the earth. He
condemns Intelligence nnd hates curios
ity. Dense fumes of theology fill his
brain. Centuries pass like seconds. He
sees his dethroned enemy one day rising
up from holl, filled with love for the
world and determined upon Its redemp
tion. Ho wakes In an Icy sweat.
"Comrades," said the great archangel,
"we will not conquer the heavens.
Knough to have power. War engenders
war, nnd victory defeat." They remain
upon the earth.
"The Revolt of the Angels" Is an
epochal book, staggering In Its Imagina
tive conception, brilliantly Incisive In Us
satire. It will appeal to all readers of
Intelligence and selection.
Boating and Baseball
George Barton has turned out two more
delightful books for boys "The Bell
Haven Eight" and "The Bell Haven
Nine" (John C. Winston Company, Phil
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have seen certain little girls reading
them feverishly, and suspect that to
these young minds. Just opening up to
the wonders of romance, Bobble Benson
carries the same appeal as do the heroes
of love stories to their grown sisters and
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Col. French on Bernhardi
It Is surely one of tho grim Jests of this
war that perhaps General von Bern
hardl'd greatest work on military tactics,
"Cavalry," a work that has been re
ceived with acclaim by all the great mili
tary scientists of Europe, now published
In this country by George H. Doran, New
York, with an enthusiastic preface by
the lender of the English expeditionary
force on the Continent, Sir John Frenoh,
should concern Itself with a branch of
arms that hns been found totally useless
In tho very campaigns of which It waa
auppoed to be the soundest prophecy.
Yet cavalry has played a very Incon
spicuous part In tho campaigns In
France, Belgium and Flandors. General
Bernhardi and Sir John French -both be
llevod thai In a European war cavalry
would be an almost prime elemont of
The only cavalry that has done any
thing really worth while Is the Russian,
the nlld, untrained and despised Cos
sacks, who have beaten the Germans In
Poland and East Prussia at their own
game without any science at nil. The
Lngllsh cavalry, the French, the Herman
have been dismounted and put to work
in the trenches.
Sir John French Indorsed Bernliarai
heartily. He called on every Intelligent
army student to read and digest his work.
Rut tho moment ho got his men Into
Franco In this war ho popped them off
their mounts and Into bomb-proof
trenches. That so respectfully referred
to as "the nrt" of war seems singularly
deficient In alt those, qualities that dis
tinguish art from opportunism.
The House of Deceit
Tho llfo strry of an English politician
who began ns a young enthusiast in the
cnuse of Nonconformlsm, who became
filled with tho crusaders spirit to re
form tho living conditions of the factory
workers, and who forced his way by
sheer eloquence and tho magnetic power
Inherent in tho character of the dema
goguo to n powerful place In Parliament
and eventually Into tho office of Homo
Secretary, and then, broadened by asso
ciations, weakened by culture, made
cynical by experlenco nnd softened by a
love In middle age, sinks Into tho
obscurity of a minor office and limited
means, bitter, dull, extinguished such, In
brief, Is "Tho Houso of Deceit," by an
anonymous author (Heriry Holt & Co.,
It Is n bitter, vivid book, mordant,
cynical, with tho superficies of realism
but actually Imbued In every s liable with
perverse romance. The romantic spirit
In s6me of us finds Its dally expression
In being ready Instantly to believe tho
worst of our friends, It Is not customary
to refor to that trait as romantic but
slnco romance Is clothing tho dull round
of days with Imaginings, tho flight of
fancy which Invests any ono one of us
dull follows with the cunning of a Mnchl
ovalll, tho activities of a Hyde, nnd the
moral prlnlcplcs of a pickpocket. Is surely
a flight of Imagination a breathless
Illght for some and In Its essence Is
really romantic. It's unpleasant romance,
of course, nnd thnt Is Just what "The
House of Deceit" really Is
Sinclair as Brieux
It Is. or course, no damning criticism to
remark that Upton Sinclair made n nov
ellzntlon of Brleux's "Damaged Goods"
before ho produced thq novel "Sylvia's
Marriage" (John Winston, Philadelphia).
No man works to hlmBolf nlone. Nor
will Mr. Sinclair bo Judged too hardly" for
the nature of his theme. Tho world Is not
so prudish ns It once was; It has learned
much by hard eJvporlence. Mr. .Sinclair
has given nmple evldcnco from the dnys
Of "The Jungle" onward, that he Is ready
to deal straightforwardly nnd sincerely
with whatever grist comes to his mill.
Tho only accusation that may be
launched against him nnd.lt applies par
ticularly With "Svlvlrt'n Mn.n.l. .
tendency to subordinate nrtlstry to prog
ngandn. Tho marrlago of n chnrmlnR Southern
girl to a dissolute young Now York aris
tocrat nnd tho tragedies resulting from
this union may well serve tho purpose of
moral agitation against Ignomnco of
sexual disease. But such propaganda
need not be Inartistic. A belter writer
than Upton Sinclair, ono less Imbued with
tho spirit of reform for reform's sake,
would have turned out a subtler and a
more effective piece of work.
"Lady Cassandra," by Mrs. George de
Home Valzey (G. p. Putnam's Sons), tell3
the story of a sensitive high-strung
woman and a phlegmatic, preoccupied
husband, with the Inevltablo consequence
In a story, of the wife finding sympathy
and love, and receiving both from another
It Is a wholesome story, nevertheless,
for it Is not an erotic love, nor a morbid
passion, after a fashion that has seen Its
when It is too late, who might have been
happy together. The wife returns to her
husband, the man to tha girl to whom he
Is engaged. Gr zel, who Is the heroine
of another novel by Mrs. Valsey. comes
?IZ?UX "Car t0 stePPlnK nto tho
leading lady's part In this story.
She manages hor own affairs and Lndv
Cassandra's, but her heart Is as tender
as her head Is sound, and every one rides
more smoothly when she somewhat au
daclously takes the reins.
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News and Gossip
ON nccounl of the conditions existing
In London because of the war, Elta
Barker, the distinguished poet and
author of "Letters from a Living Dead
Man." which has been translated Into
six languages, has given tip her house In '
Kensington Square and will return to
NeW York. Mrs. Barker Is tho author of
those bon mots, "Never ask a woman
hor agf-beautlful things should not be
labeled' and "ft woman may be o. free
womanf-but only when sho Is free of
SEVERAL well-known radicals appear
as characters In Reginald WrUrht
Ifauffman's latest novel, "Jim,'" to be
published In January. Mr. Kauffman, ah
advanced thinker himself, says "the radl-
cal group In Now York Includes many an
nrrnnt fakir and noisy hypocritical tin
Conventionalist. Socialism la often an ex
cuse for shifting responsibility. If a wo'"
man tires of her husband nnd duties, she
ctn hear a loud, clear call to dodge hef
plighted word. If, as a mother, she wishes J
to throw off her obligations to a child,
sho will find a mission. True Idealism Is
In whether a person fulfills tho Intimate
obligations Of human relationships." ,
whether ho mn accept favor and not later
viciously vituperate the benefactor."
KNOWLEDGE of Maeterlinck's pro' ,
posed election to tho French Acad- i
emy hns Just reached this country. M.
.Maeterlinck will fill tho seat left vacant
by 'Jules Clarctle, and will bo the- first
foreigner elected to tho French Instltu- -Hon,
IT IS reported that H. G. Wells has
given up fiction for tho time nfid de
voting his .cnorglts to writing about the
0 WOMAN can afford to bo a poll-
llc(nn If she has a past," declares.
George Sylvester Vlereck. "A dead past
may menace even a Tammany leader, but
a woman's antecedents, unlike the womnn
herself, remain etornally youthful." Mr.L
Vlcrcck's play, "The Lady of tho Son
nets," will be produced shortly by Oliver
Morosco. While ho Is editing "The Fa
thcrland" ho la also at work on an orig
inal version of tho Wandering Jew log'
end. Mr. Vlereck Is an advocate of suf
frasc. SUFFRAGE, by th- way, Is discussed
In H. G. Wells' latest novel, "Tho
Wlfo of Sir Isano Harmon, and one of ,
tho characters Is said to be no other1
than tho well-known English militant
leader. Winifred Graham also treats ojf
suffrage In "The Enemy of Woman," .
published by Mitchell Kenncrlcy. One of '
tho most actlc suffrage workers In Amer
ica, a woman known for muny years In'"'
Journalistic circles, has returned to New
York for the winter, nfter campaigning,
through tho Wcs, nnd contemplates en
tering tho Held of creative. Imaginative
work with n novel on suffrage.
ONE of Rex Beach's hobbles Is boating "
nnd ennocing. Ills motorbont Is said
to bo the fastest on Lnko Honatcong and ...
he malntnlns a whole licet of the tipsy
craft. In his latest novel, "Tho Auction Jj
Block," Mr. Bench treats of tho ex- U
ploltatlon of children by parents, which, if
says Mr. Beach, Is becoming a common,
crying wrong ,i
NORBERT SEVESTRE, the French j!
novelist, who translated T. Everett ,:
Harre'B romance, "Tho Eternal Maiden," 'J
Into French, writes that ho Is serving at
the fiont. M. SeveHtre says that beforo
Joining tho colors he completed a nove"l
entitled "Le Desertion de l'Apache," tha
talo of an American Indian brought to
Paris and deserted. M. Sovestre visited -America
last spring to complete his matoV
Pink Teas and Foibles
will not be found in Ridgwell
Cullum's romance of the
The Way of the Strong
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it really is. You'll find the
story of a love such as is
rarely revealed that of a
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his wife is almost insane in
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