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THE WASHINGTON TDIES, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER. 10. 1917.
a"" fc r British Drive Wedge Mile Farther Into German Position Near Passchendaele ' t ALLlESNOWREADY: JOFACEIEOM EH LOSSES T9FemssmT IN FLANDERS rSH5F3M J---1; ALONGFtAVER FVER (Continued from Flirt Pace.) the left bank of the Meuse, In, the re- Ion of Avocourt wood, and brought back prisoners The Germans made two attacks iter violent bombardment on on of Cur positions at Chanme wood (Ver dun front), the other In Lorraine, In the region of Arracourt. These as saults were repulsed. The enemy suf fered serious losses and left prison ers In our handsi Tn upper Alsace one of our detach jtnents entered the German trenches northeast of Blsel. In the region of Beppols. After exploring the position, destroying shelters, and capturing material, all our men returned to their "lines. BRITISH FLANK TURKS' LINE, PUTTING WHOLE ARMY ON THE RETREAT LONDON, Nor. 10 That the whole Turkish army Is In flight, their lines Banked, before the not-to-be-halted British advance, was reported In an official -statement by the British. The report says: General Allenby rerts that on bis Fight the enemy Is rernrlng on Hebron , and that our troops hampered his re treat, capturing; prisoners and a transport. Our mounted troops, ad vancing; through Jernameh and Liu, thirteen and nine miles, respectively. east of Gaza, reached the south bank of the Wadl Hesu, eleven miles north of the old Turkish front, establishing contact with our forces advancing fxbm Gaza. These latter captured the northern bank of the Wadl Hesu and Eerbleb. reaching the railway and turning the position prepared by the enemy on the river "The Turkish coastal rail head at Belt Hanum has also been captured and the enemy is being pursued In the direction of the Wadl Hesu. Air planes are following the retreating forces. "The whole. Turkish army Is In re-, treat toward the north. Sore than forty guns have been captured. "The royal navy assisted by the French navy have actively co-oper-ated throughout the operations by bombing enemy communications ntar the coast and affording other valuable assistance. Our airplanes are bomb ing the retreating Turks." FAITH IN U-BOATS UNSWERVING, DECLARES .GERMAN ADMIRALTY jjONT50N, Nor. 10 That Germany's t-ltif in the ultimate ending of the 'rf with -victory for the Kaiser through the U-boat campaign. Is un swerving Is the ext of a statement Issued by the Admiralty. It la In the nature of a reply to the speech tnade recently In the House of Com mons by 61 Erie Geddes, first lord f the admiralty. In reference to the losses of Brit ish ships, the statement asks why Bir Eric omitted sinkings in the Med iterranean and contends that, allow ing for this omission and for the as nmable fact that Sir Eric gave net tonnatre while 0rmany gives gross tonnage, the British and German fig ures nearly correspond, in regara to the losses of submarines the state tnent ears: "Sir Erie Geddes attempted with In adequate means to reduce the Ger man success by naif and correspond ingly to Increase submarine losses With occasional fluctuations which are Inevitable In connection with this new method of warfare the subma rine war goes unswervingly forward end becomes more effective every day. Despite all British official at- 4XlSat denial. It anureaiy win at- tain th-al aimed at." The statement refers at length to lr Eric's explanation of why the British fleet did not enter the Baltic It taunts the Brlt'-sh with remaining safely behind mine and net defenses, and says it was ftar of being beaten by the German high seas fleet when It emerged from 'he great beltthat Induced the British grand fleet not to go to nussla's aid. PAJAMA CLASS MEET8. Mrs. If. K. Fulton, of 1213 Vermont awenue northwest. Instructed the Na. tlonal Georgraphlc girls in pajama tnaklng for sick soldiers at Hubbard Memorial last night. Save the Wheat and eat the Corn! IVe beerv doing it ever since I discovered PostToasties Jherf c&cklnj food Corn fbtes jjp tdo66p h VMmmzrmsrmzj( ; 's&r wa :cZe&v - rv- - ik ! wrMyjmsrw WW Afm A lrz I went to presirht y Kj"EitC -s-oP j- -b-c- PM' K ' H yffij;ysy& lit w mm) w 1 "t "maoH akd feu. ifLJJfc mi i TjiiiiF ' ii V 5s ' w Bf ssssssssssi -.fVTisaBBBa' . r nn sb.my ni-in nu m - a-. . am a. . sjsssssssss I 1 "E CooKo .A LETS GO. ' i (yJif W A II --.M.grf .gST How " vV-BP"" " "T e" " f S-if-A ' P I - ' . s2S&m ' I mmm m J lm ,1 hhb M h saSSBBBBBSSi ) H BH S BaaaaBBBBBB M BBaaaaaBBSB) BSBBSSaKeBBaaBBas IB BBSaSSaSBI laaaaa2LaSBaBaeeaXiaaiI! CLASHOFFACTONS N RUSSIA K REPORT N LONDON (Continued from First Page.) which would carry Germany through a critical winter If agreed to and conference of representatives of all nations to discuss peace. That conference has been repeated ly urge! by the Germans. The only difference was that Lenlne added the Bolshevlkl trimmings of suggesting that the conferees be "elected" by the people rather than chosen by the gov' ernment. The greatest hope held In England Is that Lenlne and his lieutenants .vill stick fast to their determination to work for a general and not a aep- trste peace. No single one of the allies will even think now of Joining any Russian fac lon In a move for general peace. The Russian catastrophe has rather steeled every Individual to greater realization of the task ahead of them In bringing Germany to terms. So long as Lenlne works for a general peace he Is doomed to disappointment of any hope for sup port In England, France, Italy or Amer ica. E-ery sort of conflicting news from Russia Altered Into London today. Ger man Influenced messages told of troops along the northern front Joining the Maximalists and marching on Petrograd, Swiss messages Insisted word there In dlcated no-spread of the revolt except In the cities where It had originated. BOLSHEVIKIS THROW ALL RUSS OFFICIALS SAVE KERENSKY IN JAIL All ministers of the overthrown pro visional government, with the excep tion of Tremler Kerensky, have been thrown Into Jail, according to official cablegrams reaching the State De partment from Ambassador Francis at retrograd today. The messages, which being diplo matic Vere not subject to censorship by the Bolshevlkl, which Is In charge of the telegraphs, were the first that have come from the American envoy since Kerensky was ousted from power and forced to flee the capital Confirming press reports that the Bolshevlkl Is completely In control In Petrograd Ambassador Francis cabled that It was extremely difficult to ob tain Information of what is going on In the new republic outside the capl tal. He described the bombardment f the winter palace by the cruiser Aurora, and the fighting that took place incident to the rebellion. All Is quiet now, however, the ambassa dor reported. American lives and property apparently safe, and all the Red Cross workers unmolested. TROTZKY, NEW RUSS LEADER, TRIED TO SEE PLOTTER IN TOMBS NEW YORK. Nov 10, That Leon Trotsky, leader of the latest Russian revolution, made a number of vain at tempts last spring to get Into com munication with Franz Rlntelen, Ger man agent and relative of the Kalssr. when Rlntelen was awaiting trial In the Tombs, has been revealed. Trotzky, who was passing under the name of Draunstsln at the time, even tried to speak with the German agent while the latter was being led from the Tombs to the court for trial. Not until he was threatened with arrest by Deputy Marshal William Doran did Trotzky relinquish his ef forts to talk w'th Rlntelen. Trotzky was under surveillance at the time by the police bomb squad Roger R. Wood, former assistant United States attorney, was kept con stantly Informed aa to his movements During the time Dr. Karl Buens and others of the Hamburg-American line, were undergoing trial for plots to send munitions to German vessel Trotzky wss a dally frequenter of the Federal building. He waa not ar rested, although it was suspected at the time that he was In close touch with German conspirators. AMERICANS IN LONDON FOREGO TURKEY FEAST LONDON, Nov. 1-It Is quite likely that the American Society in London Kill abandon its customary Thanksgiv ing banquet In the Interests of food economy. .It has been ascertained there Is al ways considerable wastage of food, ei en when the banquet menus are of a mod est character. BONAR LAW SAYS U.S. TURNS SCALE IN WAR LONDON, Nov. JO. Andrew Bonar Law, chancellor of the exchequer. In an address at the lord mayor's ban quet, said: "Americans do not do things by halves; they have put their hands to the plow and will not turn back. With the scale on the side of Justice, of civilization, and humanity, there has been thrown the weight of the sword of a people with natural re sources greater than those of any other nation In the world the United States of America. "We rely upon their help not mere ly because of those resources, but be cause of the character of their people. Ua3um-wJaaMiui.,Mljji.utijpi'.iiL' .!; ,; GJUNDtRWOOD bUNOLRWOOa sAmmtimLwmWf'iy -Am 3mmmmmmn m4mVAmmmmmmt Jtri',5'w" Jkw m mmAWKmWwmmm M-tWWkmv Wmm tri "sV I jmMWkWy 'BMmTimr . r-9 taLBLBLBLBLBLBLaKiKsifaV AW mmMmW'?ft&J3m1mW fi--.rrr-f' mhmw mmifa3teZMM7wWMMmJgwm i IsalsaSlZMrwSjWISsieMMpr" ?t&BLtWZ2S' Jm, II) h'-JrJISTSeWiHCjrVtWsBI I ZEfisf&msaKwtsarau visv.ia i This is the most recent photograph of General Sir Douglas Haig, commander-in-chief of the British forces in France. The photographer is said to have caught the general in a characteristic pose, with the result that the likeness is unusually true to life. General Haig has commanded a most important position on the -western front for many months, but the new situation which confronts the allies, with Russia and Italy suffering severe defeats, may advance him even further. There is talk of choosing one general to take supreme command over all the allied forces and General Haig is one of the four or fire men in line for the task. NOTED SCIENTISTS AND SOLDIERS TO BE HEARD HERE The 0.000 Washington members of the r.at!onal Geographic Society re ceived the program today of the 1017- 18 course of lectu-es, which will be gin Friday at the New Masonlo Tem ple, Thirteenth street and New Tork avenue, and continue until April 12. America and practically all of her allies will be represented among the distinguished lecturers, solentlsU, statesmen, and scldlers, announced Gilbert IT. Grosvsnor, dlreotor and editor of the society, today. Two remarkable series of Italian war front soenrs and of Japanese views will be fsatures. Practically all of the lecture will b lllustra . ted with motion pictures. The lectures will be given at 4iiS on Friday afterneona and repeated on Friday evenings at BilB. The list Includes such names as for mer President Taft, Blr George II Held, former premier to the Austra Ian commonwealth! Arthur any Hm pey, a machine gun sorgeant, author of "Over th Tep" Dr Franklin E. Hosklns, American mlbslon press, Beirut, Syriai James F. Origgs, leader of the Ueographlo Society's 1B1T ex pedltlon to the Mt. Katmal volcanlo region; Major OraiWIIe Fortescue srd Major Stanley Washburn, of the United States national armyi Capt. A Radclrre Dugmore, of the British army) M Etepliane Lausanne, chief editor of Le Matin) Frederick Wal cott. of the food administration! Era. ery Pottle author and lecturer! Fred erick C Hicks, member of Congress, H M. Newman, traveler and lecturer. Norman McCltntock, naturalist, and Hoy C Andrews, who hss penetrated to previously unexplored regions of Ohlaa. Tibet and Burma, 1 Latest Photo of Gen. Haig, Who Is Leading .Drive M&T &t.hM3Sm S A 4 U fCKU ; HTA WSSL ': &XS u Myfmtt&i ImmWFi&wimlmErz. y aw3icuv. -jimrrrit.vKmmrmm. MbbP7'0Wi IJV'B.' VsaW at sbbSM JatfBstet1saHMka CJ7a1aBBJP.saBBBBBBBBBBBBVi.arjBBBBB .AmmmmmW h..SBr?Wt JmwJKAmAmMJAmAmmWrrilvAmKi & IV fim MmKmAmlJL' " ' ' ,.nnr-rmmjmm-.mtm.K.,., t,.elMtJeWJ V iirirr; vrvM v, .. i M ; f Kff TTrvr"?rsrywyy'-!jy; 8 BUILD PONTOON I Eight men of the Sixth regiment of engineers built a pontoon boat todaj In one minute and twenty seconds. This speedy feat won for them the weekly field service contest of the regiment. The boat building took place at the Arsenal grounds this morning, wnen eight picked men lined up on the parade groundj with their materials ready, and at a signal from the referee went to their task with the enthustsam that only younr Americans can dlaplay, X company uas the first to com plete Its task and stand at "atten tion" facing Col. W, W Harts and his stall, to the plaudits of the several tnousand soldiers and civilians who witnessed the contest. Members of toe winning squad were Sergeant Wllkle, Privates Nicholas. Dearborn, Lane, Glnnavan, lClrkpat rick. Miller, and Escott, BA IN CONTEST IN 20 SE YESTERDAY GAINED 7,874 Lines of Advertising (28 cols.) Over the Corresponding DJy (Nov. 10) Last Year . S. Jit Sw ?y GERMANS POURING 500 SHELLS DAILY .S. PARIS, Nov. 10 Struggling with mud and water, the American detach ment holding a sector in France has suffered no casualties during the last two days In spite of the fact that an average of COO German shells dally have been hurled at them, says a re port from the American heaaquartere In Franee. The continuous downpour of tain has prevented the enemy from sight lng the Americana and their shots have bees, fired at random. There la good reon to believe that a num bar ef shells from American gunners have fallen on or near German bat tery positions, Thi Americans have derived much comfort from the use of the new.hat Infantry and artillery branches are wearing them under their shrapnel helmets, with the flaps over the ears The temperature Is going lower and the engineers are Increasing their activity in clearing the trenches and preparing for the winter. EDGAR D. SHAW, PuMtsne-r. LINE FATEOFRUSSIA RESTS ENTIRELY. LONDON, Not. Id The London Times Balkan correspondent sends the follow ing by mall from Odessa: "The fate of Russia depends on the peasantry, which Is SO per cent of the population and supplies an even greater proportion of the rank and file of the army. Thus It will form the vast bulk of the electorate of the new democracy and possesses the armed force necessary to enforce Its decisions. "The writer has been touring southern Russia, Inquiring Into conditions among the agrarian population. In view of the evident well being of the great majority of the peasants In these regions It might naturally be supposed the agitation among them is purely oi a tacuuous character the reflex of the noisy dema goglsm In the towns. This to some ex- cuffisizi in i ,en' s Ue Ue main la case, but the movement in based on the deep-rooted be- uuanti themselves that the --11w h I fl that lanrMnm":- Mim Is but a transient Institution, des . lined to "perish with the disappearance I of autocratic power. I -Speeches advocating plunder and violence are" generally made by town bred demagogues. The more Intemperate the language the more loudly It Is applauded by the peasants. But the native shrewdness of the rus tles provides an antidote for the rev olutlonary fever. "It Is all very fine,' said an elderly peasant after limning to one of these Inflammatory nar angues; 'but will the land go round among us ally "This crucial question had an Inter esting reply provided by onj of the agrarian officials of the government of Kherson. lie shows by statistics that eten In that province, where the amount of land available for distribu tion and now belonging to private owners and corporate bodies, is far greater than In most other govern ments, the actual holdings of the peasant families averaging 56 delis ting about 13 acres could only be Increased by T or 8 deslatlnes as a re sult of general distribution. In the neighboring governments of Fodolla and Kleff the Increase would be only 34.' BERLIN SAYS THRUSTS OF BRITISH FAILED BERLIN, Nov. 10 An official re port says: "Western front. Army of Crown Prince Ruppreehf The artillery duel In Flanders assumed considerable In tensity In the afternoon In the Taer region, near Poelcapelle and near Passchandaele. In Artols the firing was revived at many places. English reconnottering thrusts south of Ache- vllle and north of the Scarps river were repulsed. "Army of Grand Duke Albrecht: In Sungau (upper Alsace) after violent waves of fire French storming troops advanced, but were thrown back. "In aerial battles and through the errorts of our defensive fire the enemy lost thirteen airplanes." FRENCH REPORT RAIDS AND ARTHXERY1NG PARIS, Nov 10 Raiding activity and artlllerylng on both sides was all the war office reported today. Northwest of Rhelma Oerraan raids failed. On the right bank of the Meuss, In Lechauma wood, the enemy continued his artillery fire of the past few days. In Alsace, northwest of Ssnones and east of Seppols, the French carried out succeieful raids. SECOND WIFE SUES TO ANNUL MARRIAGE Mrs. Virginia McCauley Johnson to. day filed suit against Ernest John son, an employe In the Government Printing Office, for annulment of their marriage. Mrs. Johnson, vho Is represented by Attorney Michael F. Msngan, al legea that her husband married her In Baltimore June 23 last, before his first wife had rere ved a divorco from him In El Paso, Col. Mrs. Johnson declares that the de cree of divorce waa not granted to the first wlfo un'il August 20. and she waa not awa-e of tho legal Im pediment to her marriage She sajs she left her husband since she heard of this fact. WITH PEASANTS KERENSKY'SFALL TRACED 70 DAL WITH RADICALS LONDON, Nov. 10, The Petrograd correspondent of the Times, now In London, tells the story of the culmi nating coup In Russia aa follows 'In July, when the Russian armies assumed the offensive In 'desperate at tacks west of Ternopol and almost exhausted the enemy's reserves, the Bolshevlkl organised an armed rising In Petrograd. That time they did not wield a majority In the soviet (coun cil of workmen and soldiers' dele gates), but the Bolshevlkl agenta In the wireless service misrepresented the fads. Troops at the front were j misled Into- a belief that the Bol- shavlkl had .obtained control of the government and that the war waa over. Some divisions opened the. front to the enemy, and the Russian armies retreated, panic stricken. "Kornlloff, assuming to high com mand. Introduced the death penalty and saved the armies In the whole of southern Russia, from the enemy. Kerensky temporized with KornllofJ when, the latter demanded stern meas ures to Introduce discipline Into the army ana oraer into tne country, and, with the Soviet's extreme faction, ,.uiiuuuiu( m GtfniBriiKe iu .Moscow, .Monaay, iMovemoer 13, on s cnargs ox dVoant7.V,ntr0nC"e " "'".""rl.r Thomas Hugh. - ThT An Appeal Fern.Ip. '' took place who nth. two asn, -Early In September another armed I"""'" t0 " " . rising was expected. Kerensky appeal- ,n f18 country en a hunting trip, ed to Kornlloft for help and at the Terry, who sustained Injuries from same time he negotiated with the revolver shots. Is stilt confined In the Bolshevlkl. -Steps were taken, with ,n h,n.i w.rrf w ... intnr.A Kerensky-s approval to enroll armed ,i P . " W" taJU",,f; bands of workmen In Petrograd. More the Ume tht Dr- Hughes was killed, tnan 40,000 of these were provided with rifles and ammunition. This or ganization owed allegiance exclusive ly to the soviet and has probably played an Important part In the events of the last few days. "After Its repudiation and arrest or Kornlloff came the proclamation of a republic In defiance of the oath taken by the provisional government that It would not change the status of the country pending the decision of the constituent assembly. Thereupon there was convened a democratic confer ence, the so-called preliminary parlia ment, worn wnicn moderate lements were almost entirely excluded. Vrrmn Applied to Kercasky. "Early In the course of the revo lution the provisional government had neen compelled by the soviet to form ulate Its war alma In accordance with the theory of no annexation, no inrt.Jni,. : i n "D""on' no warehouse, piers, railroad, yards, and indemnity. The failure of he pro-. ?onc,ntri0 ...tiona to cost ap pose! to hold an lnterbelllgerent ,.,. ..i tiinnnnnn Tt,. mn. socialist conference with the view of bringing 'democratic peace' which followed after the too obvious ex-1 not discourage the bolshevlkl from! pressing for the early termination of the war. "Evidently In response to pressure from this quarter Kerensky a, few days ago told an American Journalist that Russia was "worn out,' but all his reiterated concessions did not sstlsfy the extremists. The food crisis which continued Jn Petrograd unabated was becoming more keenly fel as was the approach of winter and the dearness of fuel. "The last straw was the dismissal of General Verl.hovsky, whom Kerensky reproach vl openly for siding with the bolsrevlld Insistence on immediate peace Ills dismissal was Interpreted by the soviet as a move In the direction "f a counter revolution. The departure of the war minister at this Juncture facilitated the maturing of the Bolshevlkl plan to seize control of the government Lenlne, who had made another trip to Germany after the failure of the July rising, now resppeared on lh.gtt'nSS&fiZ,'nl7Zi.'SZ scene and directed operatlona in per- aeids In the stomach so your food Russia Is almost entirely depend ent upon the allies for medical sup plies for her hospitals and convales cent camps, according to a report of Dr. rrank Hillings, recently pointed head of the American Red Cross commission to Ilussia. in Dr Billings' cable came the startling In formation that the hospitals at the Russian front are almost devoid of everything but vaccines. In response, to Dr, Billings' appeal the local Red Cross headquarters hss dispatched a 140,000 shipment of field operation kits, collapsible operating tablee, syringes, needles, adhesive tape, catgut, rubber goods, etc In andltlon to these articles 094 kilo grams of medicines was Included. The shipment brings the total value of supplies sent to Russia for the uso of the American hospital contingents up to 1400,000 Ooonued from Tint Pax.) ahUlty of the new mtUUrr coaatttaa to successfully copwlth the situa tion. Mas Xayfateea Catena. ICeaawhlle General Cadorna. wis has commanded the Italian forces since the beginning of the war, will be supplanted by General Diaz, first In command, and his aides. General Badoglto will be second 'la command and Osnsral GranAtno, third, with General Foch, chief of the staff of French war ministry, and General Wilson, subchlef of. the British, mili tary staff, serving on the Interallied eommttee with General Cadorna. The Interallied committee will have complete charge of the military de fense of Italy, HetJmaeat CessyUte. Italy's retirement to behind" the Plave river .defense line had been practically accomplished today. The magnitude of, the task of withdrawal to behind yie Plave Una was made ap parent with the arrival of countless refugees from that territory. It was estimated there are now -a, million homeless" people In Rome many- la dire need. Military exigencies necessitated the complete civil aa weir as military evacuation of the territory between the Llvenzs. and Plave rivers. Such large villages and cities aa Bellono, Vlttorta, Conegllano, Parenone, Sa die, and Orderro were completely stripped of their Inhabitants. The enemy will find them literally shells. Guard Art Treasures. The abandonment of territory to the Invaders heretofore has not been on such a large- scale as the retreat across the Tagllamento was only par tial because the Italian command never Intended to make Its final stand before the enemy along that line- PREACHER TO FACE RUSSELLVTLLE. Ala, Nov. m . The Rev. J. T. Terry, forroerpastor of a Methodist church bererus been ""-""" " '"" """' J"n how in session, and will face trial, inoiciea oy tne county grana jury. . oy a discharge from a snotgun. Terry claimed that Hughes shot him. The preacher and doctor, who had' been friends, left here in a baggy and later were found In k country road, the doctor mortally- and the" preacher seriously" wounded. It Is said that an Insanity pita will be made by the preacher. He was known to have been mentally deranged for several months prior to the shooting and. members of his congregation were planning to ask for his resignation. CAMP TO COST 910,000,000. NORFOLK. Va.. 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