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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
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
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
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.
Musical One Don't you enjoy
hearing a good flute player?
Heartless Wretch I certainly do.
1 Bukdon't Jet that stop you.