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driven a fortnight ago by an over-' whelming Austrian army. War office says that Servians are now pursuing defeated Austrians and siege of Belgrade will soon be raised. London. War office without any news of development of fighting in Prance today. Stated that allies are continuing their turning movement against Germans on right and fight ing of most severe character con tinues. Petrograd. German army; heavily reinforced, is battling today with the Eussian army of Gen. Rennenkamp in the territory between the Niemen river and the East Prussian frontier. The fighting is especially desperate In the vicinity of Ossowetz, Dreus keniki, Augusto. The objective of the Germans is the northern outlet to the forests in that section and they are also anxious to get across the Nie men river and to retake Grodno, from which they were driven. Stated that Russians have made material gains all along the line, although the battle is still far from a decisive stage. In this connection, in an address to his army, Gen. Rennenkamp is quoted as declaring that the Russians will be in Berlin for Christmas and that therefore the troops can easily meet the present hardships and cam paigning through heavy rains, with expectations of good times to come. Petrograd. It is officially an nounced that the entire stock of pedi greed cattle from Kaiser Wilhelm's great sporting estate at Rominten, East Prussia, one of the greatest breeding establishments on the con tinent, has been confiscated. The prize stock has already arrived at Smolensk and will be distributed by the Russian agricultural institute to the various breeders in Russia. Paris. Count Deschwerin, nephew of the kaiser, who was taken prisoner during the battle of the Marne, at tempted to escape from Belle Isle, but was recaptured and transferred jundfirardPrt, Lgg& MOTHER STILL FIGHTING- THE RULING OF SCHOOL BOARD New York, Sept. 30, Although the highest court in the state ruled against her, Mrs. Bridget Peixette to day laid plans to continue her fight for the right of women of New York to become mothers, though they aid their husbands in gaining a livelihood by serving as schoolteachers. Mrs. Peixette was dismissed for "neglect of duty," because of her ab sence while giving birth to her baby. She carried her fight for reinstate ment to the court of appeals, and there it was held that the board of education was not bound to rein state the mother in her place as a teacher. Mrs. Peixette now plans to appeal to Dr. John H. Finley, state commis sioner of education. If she finally loses in her fight fifty other teachers of the elementary schools of the city face dismissal. With the court of ap peals ruling to back them up, the board of education is expected to take immediate action against others. PATIENT LISTENER i jj Musical One Don't you enjoy hearing a good flute player? Heartless Wretch I certainly do. 1 Bukdon't Jet that stop you.