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THE WASHINGTON TIMES, TUESDAY. SEPTE3IBER 8," 1014.
a Relentless Advance Closing on Paris (Continued from First Page.) ,ve losses, according to the wounded of both sides, are appalling. This is admittedly the case on the German side, as the Gcr- r ins are constantly on the offensive and hae refused to wait to V lege the entrenched positions, but have taken them by direct c arges. French and Belgian prisoners that I have talked with dc- c are nothing up to the present time has stopped the Germans. "It makes you sick to see the way that the Germans literally v alk into the very mouth of the machine guns and cannon spouting s on-fused shrapnel that mow down their lines and tear great gaps 1 them," said a Belgian major, who was badly wounded. "Nothing s ems to stop them. It is like an inhuman machine and it takes t e very nerve out of you to watch it." Tramload after trainload of wounded pass through here. Pris- r ers, as well as German wounded, are sent to the concentration c imps, and later the German wounded are sent home to get ready f r further service. Although lists of dead are published, the last c ne filling three and one-half pages of a newspaper in small type, t ere arc not even approximate figures obtainable as yet of the num rcr of German dead. Describing the fighting, one wounded soldier said to me: "It was indescribable carnage. We met hand to hand. It was r- onet to bayonet, rifles clubbed, automatic pistols and swords. The ead were piled like barricades everywhere. Blood ran like brooks. 1 seemed like a horrible nightmare. Here and there in the pile of ' Jtilated corpses a hand would move, a leg twitch convulsively. A i ass of bloody flesh that once was a man would murmur for water. I Jt there was not time to aid. We had to fight until we won. Then v tried to save life. But it was usually too late." ( ermany Is Building Fleet of Zeppelins "NDOX Sept S Gcrmanv is bulld 5 two Zeppelins a week, and has a t ino rean"i . according to Dr 1 XV M merioan phisician. who has Just hd Ixjndon from Berlin. He de vj t'lat Germans consider a Russian asinn as a joke, and the populate ailing the Kaiser " ilhelm th" atist," the crcatcst of all the Wilms telgians Wing Aeroplane. OXDO., Sept. K. A German aero- I n fllinff to the uest of Malincs was ied by th Belplans and brought l anh. according to a dispatch from . "'lwrr It Is also reported that a Ger t hi yelp patrol of thirty -five men as captured near Londenecl Turkish Regime Now Ruling in Albania LON'DOK. Sept $. Advices reeehed here today state that a complete Turk ish Koernment has been Installed in Albania, tvith Gen Adin Bey, a former Turkish official, who txk charse when prince William of Wled retired, as head of the proisionaI poverriment Colonel Hayes in Paris. PARIS. Sept. S -ol. Webb Hayes, V. S. A., son of the late President Hayes, has arrived in Paris from Havre after being held up on the way. He carried letters to Ambassador Her rick and Minister Brand Whitlock, but refused to tjiplain his mission other than to say ho had come over "to see the war " THE VULTURES WHO SAID WAR AFFECTS THE COST OF LIVING? M f irdCW v3KMifTHmEVJV olHriMmK'PIrX.BAk nJtm- AlfrA- mmMr 9JSMmT rfr!7Nji. XV L V 9 TyBfe, BiB' iCrlnt. HFanrM44GM?n-nB FL , A tffi . jemtj 'ljE' ifc-T Prizefight Arena Prison for Spies By ED L. KEEN. , LONDON (By mail to New York), Sept. S. In the great arena of the Olympia, that monstrous stadium in Kensington, where only a few weeks ago the Freddie Welsh-Willie Ritchie and Gunboat Smith-Georges Car pentier prize fights were held, strange scenes are being en acted daily now. Some two hundred-odd men and youths ranging all the way in age from twenty to sixty every afternoon at a set hour go through odd antics such as running up and down the arena, jumping, rolling on the ground, and other like stunts. These youths and men are Germans held prisoners by the government of England. Their strange antics are the only exercise they are allowed to take for a little while each afternoon. A thin line of Irish Guards, grim, silent, khaki-clad men, stand guard while the Ger mans go through their daily exercise. The Olympia was seized by the government without a "by-your-leave" or a notice of any sort. Officials de cided it was just the place they needed and they occupied it without further ado. HELD TO BE SPIES. Enable to prove their innocence, are Lforccil to Ho. by. the aide or WJctchcd runians and outcasts.. . The Knglish officers feel sorry for the better class, of prisoners, hut they are powerless to. help them,. Thy are forced by the terms of war to hold them" as r-risdncrs it they can not prove they have no relations wih their native country. The crews of captured German mer- chantmen arc a -sullen lot. They do not mlnsle with anyone else in the "pris on." Holding aloor by themselves they converse In low tones, mostly talklncr about what their fate will be. Allies Cross Chinese Soil; Kaiser Protests PHKING, Sept 8. Germany has served notice on China tljat the Ger- man Bovcrnmcnt will hold China re- Cotton RepOrt Out. pponslblo for permitting Japanese and r British troops to cross her territory. A cotton report of the Census Buroau The Japanese legation is consistently today reported ginning of 475,533 balei Informing tho foreign office hero that t of th- 1014 crop up to September 1. to. li the movement is directed solely . pared with TJ3.00D bales last ear and against Tsingtau 7C0.S84 bales In 1312. The German prisoners who are being held there are men who have been taken from German merchantmen, Ger man residents of England, ar.d Ger man "floaters." who. It Is feared, are spies In the employ of the Kaiser. 1'rlcnds of the prisoners, by special permission, have been able to make It a little easier for them. They have pro vided them with bedsteads and cots, clean linen, and other such conven iences. Barbers, but only English bar bers, no German, are permitted to shave the prisoners if their friends send them. Parcels of food and delicacies can be sent them by friends, too, but only after being closelv cxamlped by English offi cers. Solicitors or relatives can inter Iew the prisoners In the presence of English officers. Thev are only allowed to converse in the English language, however. The English officers make It as pleas ant for the prisoners as "they can under tho circumstances. The dally routine is much like that of a prison. At 7 a. m. all must arise and those who have spe cial bedding must "stow it away," as in barracks. Accompanied by armed guards, the prisoners, in batches, are permitted to perform ablutions. Then breakfast Is served, the same as in barracks coffco and bread and bacon. or sausage or ham and eggs. At mid day ho meat and vegetalf e or a stew or a steak pudding, and In the evening bread and butter and tea and jam, as much as they want, form the menus. All expense Is borne by the govern ment. Mineral water or any other non lntoxlcatlng drink may be sent the prisoners by friends or It will be pur chased for them If they have the funds. Tho prisoners cannot hae knives .or razors or enythintr with which they might Inflict damage. Smoklnr Is al lowed only at a certain period. Plenty of Reading Hatter. Plenty of newspapers and magazines arc supplied by tho government and several of the prisoners have decks of cards, which they use to hile away the many weary hours. Many of tho prltonera who have been residents of England for yeirs but who have never taken out naturalization papers have been able to obtain their freedom. English friends have Inter ceded for them. They were taken be fore the army officers in charge at the Olympia and closely questioned with re gard to their feelings fur their native country. Those who have been able to convince the officers by their testimony and the pledges of their English friends, that thev bear a love for their adopted country, have been allowed to go free. It is a very motley assortment of prisoners. Many clerks and traders. PRESIDENT CONFERS ABOUT N I fill Attorney General Gregory Visits White House and Explains Situation. On the eve of his conference with the railroad presidents. President Wilson this morning corwulted Attorney Gen eral Gregory rega.-J'ng the utatus or the N'ew Haven railroad dissolution. Is was Mr. Gregory's first visit to the White House as the successor of James C licRtynolds, now an pssacHte iva'Mo of the Sup-uie Court of tlvs UiIttd States. Slitrtiy after seeing th President. Mr. Grc;i-rv attend- his lltst Cabinc me--tini. at whirh the ob.'.v- o" tomorrow s confcror.ee were dlscuest: again Altr.orgh several times on the verije cf co-nriete agrcnienr with "the De tnnnicut ci Justin;, tin- directives f tlc Nev Haven have each time teen held b.iik by their counsel. With the raiUor still har.g'nif fin-, and with toe Ortv-rnrrient smperid;i:ii its threat of civil p'oseeutlon. the Xew Haven mat ter Is Ukely to be prcsonted In some form to the rai;:d men t tMmi.r row's imf i ente. Thj conference !ts-!f will b. at the Ete-'-n to Offlcfs at noon Ifimorr,.. The ,: fents of rizht bu railroads will rend They r-r.i: Frank Trumbull, chairman. Chesa- 'peage and Ohia. and Missoulr, Kansas and Texas: Samuel Rca. Pennsylvania Daniel "Wllliard. Baltimore and Ohio Fairfax Harrison. Southern: E. P. Rip ley, Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe. and Hale Holden, Chicago, Burlington and Qulncy. Aviator Hurls Bomb at Crown Prince Danilo ANTIVARt". Montenegro, Sept. $. While Prince Danilo and the .Princes? Jutta, his wife, were landing here today from a French warship, an Aus trian avlatdr flew over the party am dropped a bomb in an attempt to- kill the heir apparent The bomb went wide of the mark and no one was injured. The sailors on the French warship drove the ae-o- plane off with a fusllade of rifle bullets. 3 Greatest Price Cutting Sale IN THE HISTORY OF OUR RETAIL CAREER RAINCOATS 3DdBALMACAANS FOR MEN, WOMEN AND CHILDREN AT UNHEARD-OF PRICE REDUCTIONS Owing to the general business depression existing for the past six months, together with the unprecedented dry spell, which lias caused heavy losses to us, we have been accordingly placed under tremendous obligations which we are compelled to meet in the near future. To c onvert our enormous stock into cash quickly, we are offer-. ing these stupendous price sacrifices. Our loss is your gain take advantage of these big values where price is at its lowest ebb. I 1 ffsA Ws$9ME!m& - mm. wT- Sbri mW s w .iR 4Sl mm 'J sMMI i WuAmf'w I S7.50 $15.00 liM Men's and Women's RAINCOATS Balmacaans and Slip-Ons in Tan, Blue, Grey and Brown, Plain and Fancy Mixtures. All New 191 4 Fall and Winter Styles Men's and Women's CRAVENETTES Balmacaans and Slip-Ons in Fancy Scotch Tweeds, Plain Oxfords. Blue, Grey, BJack, and Brown. New est English Models $5 Boys' and Girls' C1 p- Q Syjjj 195 - $19.50 12 $12.00 Men's and Women's BALMACAANS English Slip-Ons, Silk Poplin Jwill and Canton Cloth, Double $20.00 AM $ Stylish Durable Slip ons, plain and fancy mixtures. Sizes 4 to 16 years. $25 Men's and Women's Priestly Cravenettes, Bal macaans, and Gabardines. Many other bargains In English Balmacaans, Raincoats Cravenettes, & Slip-ons too numerous to mention here OPEN SATURDAY NIGHT UNTIL 10 O'CLOCK THE OLD RELIABLE Service Rain or Shine Coats. All Colors and Sizes Men's and Women's Imported Priestly Cravenettes, Bal- A macaans. Double A jti.Tii. nam ur Shine Coats; Light, Medium & Heavy Weighs Wide Range of Materials & Styles to Select from $7.50 Boys' and Girls.' Guaranteed X Double Texture''' Slip-ons; plain col ors and fancy mix tures. All sizes. $30 Men's and Women's Priestly Cravenettes, Bal macaans, and Gabardines II. O 3s 3J 15JI O O D'YE A. R 4 DOORS FROM CORNER NINTH STREET Ulu jDABunii; icmrit. BUILDING NOTE ADDRESS AAA WJ jril mj r BEWARE OE CAREFULLY SJU3J 17 J. ill ITW IMITATORS The World Famous GLOBE WOOLENS Purchased by M. Stein & Co. Go On Sale Today Finest $30 Fall Suitings and Overcoatings TO MEASURE f mm m w ai me Unheard of Low Price of mi H m Styled on 1915 Fashion Lines ho u'nrlil-f.imniis ("ilnbt Woolen Mills ha e j?one out of business aiki w e lia e purchased their stock ot tine fall woolens through a leading New York jobber. We secured a big bargain such a bargain as was ne er before heard ot in tailoring circles. We bought these tine woolens ai a great sacritKW that we can gie )0u in this sale the highest grade so Su!tiKga asd Overcoatings known to the trade to measure at S 1 8.75. The thousands ot yards of fabrics include the new Tartan checks and plaids elegant black, blue and gray worsteds all the newest weaves, and we give you choice of fljj O Jyflf all of them without reserve at Styled on Newest 1915 Fashion Lines &. MR. E. F. MUDD The fatuous (IrnlRHcr of mni' clothcx, fornicrl lth Kren'x. I uotr with un and will bp pleanetl to prronnll dcslKU n nult or orr font for o from the- fine CJIone Moolrnit to orIcr nt SI".7r. TEIN & CO. Quality Tailors SIX STORES AT 8th and F Streets