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THE WASHINGTON. TIMES, SUNDAY, OCTOBER fr 1918.
SWIFT GAINSWIADE BY ALLIED CAVALRY ' By LOWELL MELL.KTT. "WITH THE BRITISH ARMIES IN FRANCE. Oct. 6. Smashing of the Beaurevolr-Fensomtne line resulted early in the drive in a sain of frcn three to four miles In a day. comp d with gains of S00 to 400 yards, nli.th were the best the allies could do In this region iust a year aco. This Important operation must lead 10 me time when the allies may aa vanco rapidly, uslnir cavalrv freely. The result or the fichtlng shows the Germans' desperate defense of Gouv and La Catelet was a last effort to Prevent turning- of the Hindenburg- line between them and CnmbraL Their efforts were all wasted. Forecast of Withdrawal. More German orders were found, signed by one commander or another, attempting: to relnfuse officers and men with the fighting spirit rickets taken on the canal say they were sta tioned there to pretent their own nan members of the Second Guards fronj fleeing. On' of the orders decrees that the Beaurvolr line must be held until the Valenetennes-Glvet line is com pleted. This forecasts an expectation of making: a deep withdrawal here. But .pie Beaurevoir line failed to hold under the allied smash and the conse quences may be most dlsastrotiBe to the Germans. Practicably all the New Tork troops, which the Germans claimed as prisoners, are now fighting' with the. Australians. They had also held tight, Oghting all the time, until In some cases they were able to slip hack to the Hindenburg line and Join tha Australians. In other cases they waited until the latter came up. Day Of Real Flshtlng. Australian officers are unable to say enough in praise of the Ameri cans, not only for their gallantry, but of their fighting ability. "I saw more fighting that day than in any other day in my ex perience," said one Australian llason officer, referring to Sunday's engage ment. 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Hall, national (m rector of the Reserve, the 250.000 members of which during tha partV summer have raised enough produo,a to feed 1,000,000.000 men In Fran?, for a year. It U estimated. n,) Plans for widening the scope of tha reserve, which works under tha ih3 rectlon of the Department of LabaT, were announced by Hall. Next year the reserve will be organised lnfA units, uniformed, and the actlvltleaja extended Into industry aa well ta.q agriculture. c,j -. S3I Yorkers, saying that all the dead ha saw lay with their face forward. A dead American officer was fount with five empty chambers in his re volver, and five dead Germans sur rounded him. The heroies include the Rev Father Frank Kelly, of Albany, N. Y who went over the top three time In three dajs. with his prayer book In his hand He Is a big young Irish priest, whote hair is now white aa the result of these three days. BIG GUNS AND "ACES HIGH" . BIG FACTORS IN FIGHT YANKS ARE MAKING NOW By FRED S. FERGCSO.V. WITH THE FIRST AMERICAN ARMY, Oct. 6. In the fighting along the whole line in the Champagne and Argonne regions the Infantry is sup ported by a great concentration of American and French artillery. Perfect weather has resulted in un usual serial activity. American avi ators hold the supremacy on the Ver dun front, despite enemy re-enforcements A dozen boche plane and several balloons have been brought down since Thursday night. The Importance the Germans attach to this region Is demonstrated In the air as well as on the ground. The number of airplanes has greatly In creased and enemy aviators are tak- I. 4B.At a liBn.M In lh.1, An ilivnr In nrevent thn Amrlran I overruling the front at will. Our observers and photographers are able to do highly Important work under guard of chase planes, despite the boche. Lieutenants Rickenbacker. Coo lldge. and Curtis brought down thrcA fokkers and one balloon In the usual night melee. Three balloon atrafers were sent out. In expectation that boche planes would be In Watting. This proved to be the cae, the Germans having sent up two additional dummy balloons. GERMANS CRUEL TO AAN PRISONER Liberty Bond or Liberty which will yo have Itf Boaad, While German prisoners in Italy are well fed and are even given wino. Italian prisoners taken by the Aua-tro-Germans suffer hunger and every indignity that can be heaped upon them. dlsDatches to the Italian enr- basay state. A French officer who was awarded a medal tor bravery ana was captured by the Germans, escaped from his German prison, brings lnfo mutiriT, of the barbarities committee by the Germans on the Italians. in.." this officer is auoted as say Ing. '"I have seen numbers of them -. m..n nrrt Mannheim searching among the aweeplnga for potato peel ings to still their Hunger, ne tuueu. VZ?Zz JJ&W y f 5 8l: i i hi.fc m T x W V& rY-r- n iVw " s I ifrfP - II j 'Vt wmii fnmi . . 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SHIFTING OF FOE TROOPS PREVENTED American troops are preventing the Hun from shifting badly needed orcis.'away " f rom the Argcnjne-Meuse region to other portions of the swirl ing west, front, 'Jhe Hufljlas thrown In very heavy ciacn'trJUIans, .fearing for the safety Of the main rail artery Unking Ger manywlth the west front. Now the pressure otJlmerlcan troops nas be- t v.... ..... ,..w f thm half deafli rhmn- 6 ereat that the Teuton can from talowa from the butt end o not do other than keep them where they are, even, though the erusn or alHed forces farther north makes the boche leaders clamor for re-enforce-menCs. - These" fets developed from Chief of Staff March's weekly newspaper conference wherein he revealed that tnpre, than fcSSO.OOO men have been embarked.- -overseas, of whom 6ver 2W.00O, were- sent thl past month despite influenza handicaps. Men whp have not been afflicted with or exposed to tne aisease rr nitt for overseas: this causes some shift ing about of shipments Inasmuch as 10O.00O cases of. the disease are re- 2... UIIUVV. , . f . . Marches review or the wee s-opera- UU1. O..W..V. " m.mi J' 4 Whole Hltujenhurg line has. tttfji jonea J and the-Teutoa grip 6a It smub.ed. March noted tj&e pusn.jn tiumre, .iTii.h .lr.arfJ h reealned seventy- f mii nf enemv-rldden Belgian I . . - - .r k. t- forcea plans lor evicuiuns m - boat nests. Ostend and. Zeebrugge, and played a heavy part In shoving back the boche from the Lens-Armen tieres line. March located the British fas five miles from Lille. The Albanian and Herman meaiers I show a steady onward press or auiea r - .. . l.Jv.l l tA.ant forces Jarcn conoiucicu msui- tKe"alird naval vlctbry against Du razzo. Just as-rraval officials yesterday said Jt, would -have a marked effect upon the. future dispatch of men and munitions to the Balkan region. Bead the Ammunition Over. Liberty Bonds. Pigs, Cows, and Chickens Will Have to Eat Less, Director Hoover Decrees Next on the Hooverlxlng sched ule are the cows and pigs and chickens. They've got to meet the feed grain shortage. The Food Administration has announced that owing to the ex tension of the drought area, the shortening of the corn crop, and the large animal population, every effort in the proper con servation of feeding stuffs should be exerted during the next twelve months. The livestock of the allied countries are shy of food, and this li to be met somewhat by the shipment of whole wheat In greater volume and less fjour 1 from the United States, . Boy rail Ubtrtr Bosd Tsmorrs MUM ON PEACE OFFER LONDON, OcU 6. The Telegraph declares It has authoritative Informa tion that the only reply Great Britain has made to Austrian peace proposals consists of Foreign Minister Bal four's speech of September 16. MUNITION PLANT ILL PROTECTED A high degree of Are protection tn munition works Is reported by the fire prevention section of the War- Industries Board, which has in spected 1,811 establishments. Of the number of places surveyed, the Inspectors found conditions good at L395 factories, fair at 171. poor at 163 and bad at only 83. Inspections are under way. also, at 353 establish' ments. and 433 more are to be sur veyed. Improvements have been made at 183 places and begun at 407 others. The reports cover conditions of Are hazard In privately-owned property where material, machinery or sup plies used for war purposes are manufactured, handled or stored. In addition, to these regular Inspec tions by the fire prevention section of the War Industries Board, the sec tion Is making for the Attorney Gen eral a special inspection or nre risk condition at Port cities along the At lantic coast. Pacific coat and Great Lakes. BUT Today. 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