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JON& CENT P NEWSPAPERS RESTRAIN SLUG! MAYOR 'TOO BUSY" TO ACT ON STRIKE BODY GREEK AND FRENCH TROOPS IN OPEN BREAK P THE DAY BOOK An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Smtday VOL. 5, NO. 43 Chicago, Tuesday, November 16, 1915 396 ggs BABES IN THE WOODS 10.000 OF THEM 'Living Like Animals In Forests Starving,. Freezing Dying! Tales of Horrors Come From Stricken Serbia Worse Than Belgian ' BY HARRY PAYNE BURTON New York, Nov. 16. A new story of "Babes in the Woods' comes to tear the hearts of Americans as they prepare to give thanks for the bless ings of peace. Babes in the woods! Not two babes but, Cod help them TEN THOUSAND! Ten thousand little children in stricken, overrun Serbia starving, freezing, dying! Ten thousand cfiildren, fatherless and motherless, wandering helpless through the forests, living like ani mals, eatfag that which even the dogs refuse. ' ft is the worst cafamfty of child hood in a century of world history. The stories, of horror are coming in thick and fast and the worst are sworn to by responsible Americans who are coming in from the stricken Balkan country. When the war started Serbia had 4,500,000 citizens. Over 600,000 old men, young men and boyB have been mobilized. There have already been 200,000 casualties in, four years. i-Tjpta3r4cbJMtiriBittrimdrin "