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To me," he says, "ALL of the horjors of war are summed up in this!
one woman's face. She shows all the terror that the soldiers feel in the
trenches when shells hurstabout them, just as plainly as the terror the
women feel left alone to meet the oncoming depredations of a devastating
"If HER face does not stop war, not all the sights of Belgium would
stop war, for she IS Belgium SHE IS WAR!"
KRUTTSCHNITT ON STAND AT GERMANS CLAIM DEFEAT FOR
U. S. HEARING
Julius Kruttsclmitt, the most pow
erful railroad manager in Western
America today, told the TJ. S. indus
trial relations commission at Hotel
Publicity counts for more than
anything else in the winning or los
ing of a labor strike.
If you have the newspapers your
way and the newspapers get the pub
lic with-you, then you" win.
"The only way to settle a dispute
is to let thcpubhc know 'what it's all
about" he'-stated. "The public has a
right to know.
"I entered into a publicity cam
paign Sept. 30, 1911, when the shop
men's strike was called, because I be
lieved the officials of the road would
not be doing their duty to the public
if they didn't give this information.
"I believe the judgment of the pub
lic is always right; The shopmen's
strike would have succeeded if the
strikers had"been able to get the pub
lic with them."
Kruttschnitt is president of the
Southern Pacific Ry., was a lifelong
pal and lieutenant of Edward Harri
man. He was asked about publicity
by Jas. O'Connell, member of "the
commission and former president of
machinists' international union,
which was in the shopmen's strike.
Strikers testified this week that one
reason they lost the strike was be
cause the railroads owned or con
trolled all thenewspapers In the ter
ritory involved and spent big money
o o "
Jos. Schrenkei, "trusty" at Joliet
FRENCH IN TRENCH BATTLE
Berlin via Wireless to Sayville, L I.
The great battle between the
Meuse and the Moselle is being waged
with undiminished violence.
The French are attacking viciously
on the St Mihiel-Etaln line, partic
ularly near the Combres heights. In '
the region between the Meuse and
the Orne river the enemy has met
with severe defeats. To the south,
along the St Mihiel-Pont-a-Mousson
line, the French have suffered enor
mous losses in the last few days.
New York. The Newcastle steam
er Hungarian Prince was chased by a
German submarine off Beachy Head
in the English channel, her officers
declared upon her arrival here today.
Petrograd. Through sheer ex
haustion, the opposing armies in the
Carpathians have halted their opera
tions after a fortnight ,of the most
desperate mountain fighting the
world has ever known.
London. French steamer Chateau
briand sunk by submarine. After the
torpedo exploded the submarine fired
three shells into the vessel's side and
Bhe went down In three minutes.
Berlin, via wireless to Sayville, L. I.
The German government has again
asked the United States to investi
gate the treatment of crews of Ger
man submarines held prisoner in
Paris. Fierce fighting on Combres
heights east of Eparges with a ter
rible toll of dead, continuing. Fol
lowing capture of Eparges the French
are pressing home their advantage by
heavy smashes against the center of
the northern side of the Teuton