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"iBP Perth amboy Evening news. m *
VOLUME XXXV. No. 75. - 1 —
Von Krebs, of Near New
Brunswick. After Shooting
Two, Roaming About New
York Accosting Pedestrians.
8pecial b·, United 1'restt vVtre.
New York, Nov. 6:—Search for
Richard von Krebs, of New Bruns
wick, N. J., mad-man, who killed ivire.
Henry Kheil and shot her husoand,
was redoubled today when it became
known that von Krebs is wandering
about New York, accosting pedestri
ans. Von Krebs has been separated
from his wiie tor some time. He met
♦1er late yesterday evening and, ac
cording to the hysterical recital sue
made to the police, threatened to kill
her and members of her family with
whom she is living. Krebs some time
ago was confined in the Trenton state
asylum but was freed after being pro
nounced cured of mental abberations.
Set-H lii Milltown.
Special to tht hi ih λ ι λ υ Λϋννβ.
New Brunswick, Nov. 6.—Richard
von Krebs, the alleged insane mur
derer, who shot and killed Mrs. Hen
ry Riehle, and probably fatally
wounded Mr. Riehle on a farm about
five miles from here Wednesday, is
still at large. Though Mrs. von
Krebs Is said to have gone to New
York, it was reported about Mill
town yeeterday that a man fully an
swering the description of von Krebs
was begging from residents of that
One woman believes that the man
who begged food from her house was
the alleged murderer and the more
she thinks about his appearance
the firmer grows her belief that Bhe
tad. the insane fugitive. The man
seemed to be familiar with the coun
try about Milltown.
The body of Mrs. Riehle is await
ing the completion of burial arrange
ments at Coroner Harding's morgue.
Word has been sent to her father in
Brooklyn and he is expected here
today to take charge of the body.
Mr. Riehle, who is at St. Peter's
hospital with two bullets holes
through his body is expected to re
cover unless complications set In.
Wife Asks Protection.
New York, Νυν. 0. — Mrs. Hie hard
run Krebs, divorced wife of the sup
posedly madman who uti Wednesday
killed his tenant, Mrs. Henry Klelil.
and perhaps fatally shot her husband,
lit Ne,# Brunswick, Ν J . appealed to
the New York police to protect her
from Von Krebs Η he tremblingly
announced she had met him In Ninth
avenue during the evening and that he
threatened her
Search Country Side.
New Brunswick. N. J., Nov. β.—A
systematic search of the countryside
has convinced the authorities that
Richard vou Krebs. who shot and
killed Mr». Henry Khell and seriously
wounded her husband nenr here on
Wednesday, has made good his escape
and Is probably In New York. Aftei
shooting Rbell and his wife Von
Krebs, who Is believed to be mentally
unbalanced, walked coolly away. He
was seen by several persons who knew
Mm. but were not at the time aware
of the tragedy.
Von Krebs was then going ta the dl
rectlon of Bound Brook It Is thought
that lie boarded η train for New York
Through the night constables and
posses of citizens scoured the country
for the slayer, but when their hunt
proved without result It wae called off
end the authorities cf New York and
Philadelphia as well as those in nearbv
New Jersey towns were notified
The surgeons at St. Peter's hospital
here where lihell was taken, say that
he will probably recover.
The farm on which the Rheils lived
and from which they were moving Is
owned by Von Krebs' wife. Von Krebs
has long protested against her owner
elilp The case has been In the courts,
and the decisions were always In the
wife's favor. Von Krebs, however
kept on going to the farm, declaiming
that he was the rightful owner, and
his threats anil menacing manner be
came such that Rhell decided to get I
out In fact, he had selected another
place, and jwirt of his household effects
h id already been moved there At the
time of the shooting his two daughters
were at the new house getting It In
Ad.fourn Hpltzer Case.
The case of the Board of Health
aç-atnst Sigmund Spitzer, of this city,
«hich was dismissed on technicali
ties by Recorder Plckersglll about
three weeks ago, was heard In part
before Judge Freeman Woodbridgo
In the New Brunswick district court
yesterday afternoon, and adjourned
until December 1. Emll Stremlau
appeared for the health board and
piephcn F. Somogyl for Mr. Spitzer.
The hotel proprietor is accused of
selling a bottle of coenac which con
tained methyl or wood alcohol.
To Danish Brotherhood
All members are requested to meet
at Washington hall, Sunday, Nov.
8tli. at one o'oiock sharp for the
purpose of attending the funeral of
our late Brother, Thomas Peterson,
of U'oodbridge. Will leave in a body
on the 1:23 trolley from the State
etreet switch.
By order of the president,
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M wTtSk
I The front of the new Elks'
club house in Madison avenue
will be one of the tinest in the city,
according to pluns which have been
drawn for it by the architects, Day
ton and Smith. Four granite steps
will lead to the first floor of the
three-sctory building. On either
side of the entrance way will be two
tall, bronze stanchions, bearing two
bliiliant incandescent lights in two
round globes.
Over the doorway, between the
first and second Btory will appear a
bronze-finished balr.stradr bearing .1
big elk's head, bronze-finish td, with
its antlers illuminated with small
electric bulbs. The first floor front
wall will be entirely of granite block.
Tin; front door will be ornamented
with bronze grills, as will the win
dows 011 either side, and contain
beveled plate glass. Just over the
J doorway under the elk's head w ill he
a panel with the letters B. P. O. ifi.
in raised terra cotta.
The upper front wall, from the
first story to the third story cornice
will be of motley tapestry brick,
presenting an aesthetic diffusion of
nine different color shades. Between
the second and third stories will be
will be embellished with two, plain
terra cotta panels, and the lintels
and sills of the six front windows of
the second and tihrd stories will be
of plain terra cotta The windows
will contain large, plain pane glass.
The third story windows will be em
bellished at the top with ornamental
terra cotta in water leaf design.
Above the top windows will extend
an elaborately designed metal cornice
on top of which will rise metal balus
trade of picturesque design, which
will extend high enough to act as a
front wall, if the top of the building
is at any time converted into roof
Spécial Co the KVENING ΧΛΦΛ.
New Brunswick, Nov. 6.—Al
though it was planned yesterday
morning to elect a county solicitor,
the Board of Freeholders yesterday
afternoon changed their mind and no
election took place. John A. Coan,
of South Amboy, resigned the posi
tion a month ago when he was
named as assistant prosecutor, but
he has been doing the work. Mr.
Coan when he resigned agreed to
continue to do the work without
compensation until his successor has
been named, it is reported that the
appointment was not made yesterday
because the freeholders have not
agreed upon a" candidate.
There are two candidates for the
position. They are John P. Klrkpat
rick, of Jamesburg, and George L.
B-rton, of South River. The free
holders will not meet again until
next Monday, and it is thought by
this time will agree upon the man to
whom the $1,500 job is fo be given.
A communication was received
from the Pennsylvania Railroad
Company, stating that the commun
ication of the board relative to plac
ing gates on the Albany street
bridge, this city, has been received,
and the matter will be given imme
diate attention.
Another communication was re
ceived from the Public Service Rail
way Company relative to the culvert
at Main and Ferry streets, South
Warden's Report.
The report of William H. Dono
more. warden of the county jail for
the past month, was as follows: Av
erage number of prisoners served,
79; total cost of feeding the prison
ers during the month, $321.19; av
erage cost of feeding the prisoners
per day. $10.36; average cost of
feeding each prisoner per day, .1311.
Collector's Report.
The report of^Thomas II. Ilagerty,
county collector for the past month,
was as follows; Balance on hand
October 1, $105,704.32; receipts,
$ 160,881.48; disbursements, $84,
942.48; balance on hand November
1, $75,938.54.
I'lans Approved.
A meeting of the county building
and grounds committee was held
prior to the meeting of the board.
The plans for the wiring of the
court house as submitted by Archi
tect William H. P,oylan were approv
ed. Bids for this work will be ad
vertised for.
Mrs. PouUeti'» Funeral Yesterday. |
The funeral of Mrs. Mary Poulsen
was largely attended yesterday af-i
ternoon. It was held from the home
of her daughter, Mrs. Chris Larsen,
813 Smith street, at 2 o'clock, fol
lowed by a service in Our Savior's
Danish Lutheran church at 2:30
o'clock. Her. V. B. 8k ov officiated
an4 teBcnwt wm·· te Λφα* qmm
Aa 4 'Ik* ,
School No. 9 has been practically
completed by the Fred Christensen
Construction Company and it is ex
pected that the new building will
be ready for occupaiton In about two
weeks. The members of the Board
of Education will inspect the build
ing next Thursday afternoon and at
an adjourned meeting of the board,
to be held next Thursday night, it is
expected that the final certificate will
be received from the architect. On
motion a draft was ordered drawn In
favor of the I'hristengen Company
for $2,300 at a meeting of the board
held last night.
Messrs. Sheehy, Rossi, Clark,
.Sellers and Main, Secretary Colyer
and City Superintendent Shull were
present at the meeting.
Mr. Main as chairman of the
teachers' committee, recommended
the appointment of Misses Nellie E.
Darlington and Blanche E. Hornbeck
as teachers, the recommendation be
ing adopted.
Chairman Rossi, of the building
committee, stated that in accordance
with the power vested in his com
mittee the bid for furnishing win
dow shades had been awarded to
the Thomas West Company and that
they had already been installed In
school No. 4. Mr. Rossi also stated
that extra grading would be needed
at school No. 9 to present the for
mation of a pool, and an expenditure
of $25 was authorized for that pur
pose. He stated that the annex to
school No. 4 would probably not be
finished until the first of the year.
The building committee was author
ized to purchase a flag pole for the
new school.
A. C. Clark of the manual train
ing committee, asked for an appro
priation of $50 to cover cooking class
expenditures for (he immediate fu
ture and a warrant was ordered
drawn for same. This committee
was also authorized to advertise for
bids on three additional cooking ta
bles for the grammar school.
The building committee was au
thorized to advertise for bids for the
constrii\ion of a retaining wall on
the south side of the high school
The report of Medical Inspectors
Hanson and McCormick show that
during the past month, seven cases
of contagious diseases were found In
the school and that sixteen pupils
were excluded, Superintendent Shull
stated that on account of diphtheria
being prevalent it had been found
necessary to fumigate one of the
The total enrollment for the
month ending October 30. was 6.833,
with an average attenadnce of
°00.47. Three fire drills were held
during tlie month.
Ton· M Owr,
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«HU of www torn It arm.—Detroit
lira 1915;
"We Will Finish the Job Next
Year," Jubilant Republicans'
Slogan While Parading
Around the City Last Night.
With the conclusion of rheir elec
tion celebration last night Republi
cans of the city began activity for
gaining control o£ the Board of Al
dermen next year. Chris Anderson,
who lost to Alderman John kutcher
by but four votes last year, was
again boomed as the fourth ward al
derinanic candidate for lftlfi, and It
was stated that the G. O. P. follow
ers would do their utmost for his
nomination and election next year.
Likewise will then endeavor to elect
Republicans as aldermen in the sec
ond and sixth wards. They con
clude that If they can but win as
well as they did this year, they will
gain a majority in the council.
In addition to being compelled to
strive to fill the places that will be
vacated by three of their members
on the board, the Démocrate will
also have to fight to land a man In
the alderman at large chair This
gives the Republicans a «till better
opportunity. The election of any
one of their aldermanic candidates
would increase their standing from
(wo to three out of the seven mem
bers, while the election of two or
more would irive them control of the
They will have the advantage over
the Democrats In view of the fact
that the terms of three Democratic
aldermen will eacpire simultaneously.
They are the terms of Aldermen
John Kelly, John Kutcher and Chris
Jorgensen, from the second, fourth
and sixth wards, respectively. "Wo
will Finish the Job Nexl Year," read
banners in the G. Ο. 1*. parade last
night, and the most prominent Re
publican interests say the claim will
be carried out.
Out of respect for the Republican
celebrants, Democratic members in
control of the Hoard of Aldermen,
adjourned the meeting scheduled for
last night until Monday night, so
that the Republicans could fittingly
celebrate. A parade was held
through the principal streets and a
feast followed in Fuilerton's hall in
the fourth ward, where a boom was
launched »»r Chris Anderson. It had
been intended to hold a "Democratic
burial" of a donkey and arrange
ments had been made ior it, but out
of respect for the many Democrats
who supported Republican candi
dates, it was decided to eliminate
this feature.
Led by Alderman William C. Wil
son and F. William Hilker and A. B.
Nelson's band, several hundred cele
brants, carrying red fire and banners
marched about the streets. The start
was made shortly after 8 o'clock
from Republican headquarters at
Madison avenue and Smith street.
Banners carried bore inscriptions as
follows: "W. C. Wilson, first ward,
majority 209,'' "William Hilker,
third ward, 2ϋί)," H. E. Pickersglll,
majority 1,213," "Ferd Garretson,
majority it60," "Get on the Band
Wagon," "Thank You," and "We'll
Finish the Job Next Year." Some
of thf paraiiers carried brooms and
pictures of the winners.
} The line of march extended from
G. O. P. headquarters down Smith
street, to High street, around city
hall park, back on High street, to
Smith to State street, to Hall ave
nue. to Charles street, countermarch
ing to State street, to Fayette street,
around the public triangle at Madi
son avenue, to New Brunswick ave
nue, to State and Smith streets, west
ward on Smith street to Prospect
street, countermarching to RepuWli
can headouarters. After that a ma
jority of the celebrants adjourned to
Fullerton's lia 11 for indoor festivities.
tvecial to the EVKNINO NBW8
New Brunswick. Nov. 6:—Joseph
J. itooney, a young Democrat of this
city, was today named by Sheriff-elect
Edward F. Houghton as under sheriff
of Middlesex county. Mr. Houghton
will be sworn in as sheriff on Tues
day of next week, at which time he
will relinquish the position of under
sheriff to step into the high position
and Mr. Hooney will take his place.
Mr. Houghton received $2,100 a year
as under sheriff. The amount is fixed
by the judge of the court of common
Mr. Rooney is secretary of the Mid
dlesex County Democratic Club, of
New Brunswick, which distinguished
itself by holding a harmony meeting
here early in the year. He is promi
nent in Democratic politics here and
has been employed as a clerk at the
Michelin tire factory at Milltown
In addition to appointing the under
sheriff. Mr. Houghton has retained
the three wardens of the county jail.
Of these Louis Hilderbrant, of this
city, has been working from 7 o'clock
in the morning until 3 o'clock in the
afternoon; William J. McMurtry, of
this city, from 3 o'clock in the after
noon until 11 o'clock at night, r.nd
Joseph Fiigon, of Perth Araboy, from
that hour until 7 o'clock in the morn
Sewing machines and typewrltwis
.t Jensen's, 336 State street.·
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Forest Fire at
Spa Springs is
Cause of Alarm
A forest Are broke out at Spa
Springs late last night and but for
the favorable wind that drove the
blaze westward, would have threat
ened the destruction of considerable
property in that vicinity. However,
the wind drove the blaze away from
the dwellings and burned themselves
out at the edge of the woods.
How the woods were ignited could
not be learned, but It is thought thej
same causes were working that have·
set fire to the woods in other parts of ι
the state and caused the forest blaze j
to rage for the past few days uncon
trolled In several parts of New Jer-j
sey. Fire wardens, assisted by men
sent by the state, are earnestly com
batting the flames, but with seeming
little avail.
A number of pedestrians and peo
ple in automobiles saw the blaze in
the woods near Cutter's farm at Spa
Springs last night, and many who
lived nearby feared the disastrous re
sults which would have been caused
If the flames had been driven east
ward Instead of westward. The fa
vorable wind drove the fire to a clear
ing on the west where they died out.
The residents are hoping for rain so
that the dry leaves and underbrush
will not again become ignited and
threaten the dwellings in the vicinity.
Fight Furious Forest Fire.
Special bit United Preaa Wire.
Atlantic City, Nov. 6:—Led by fire
wardens, a thousand men are fight
ing a furious forest fire which is
raging over a territory twenty-five]
miles long and ten miles wide south-)
west of New Gretna. It is estimated ,
that $60,000 damage has been dotie j
by the fire. Many small hamlets,
have been partly destroyed and ;
others are threatened by the flames j
which are sweeping In a northwest
erly direction. Fourteen houses have
been razed at Old Washington, three
at Jenkins and five at Harrisville.
Motorists reaching here report run
ning through lanes of fire and many
thrilling rescues hnve been made.
Stock and cranberry bogs, valuable
timber land and bridges tiave been
damaged by the fire. Cnless the
wind diminishes or rain falls the fire
wardens fear the loss may reach a
quarter of a million dollars. The
scene of the Are Is only thirty miles
from Atlantic City and a heavy fall
of smoke hovers over that city.
Forest Mies All Over State.
Trenton, λ .J.. Not 0.— Fierce foresi
flres are burning in many places in
New Jersey mid along the Palisades
into New York. Large numbers of
game animals are being driven from
their shelter, it was reported.
Volunteers are fighting the fires un
3er the direction of the township war
den» The fl<mcs are fed by fallen
leaves and dry underbrush and fanned
by strong breezes.
Fires were active In Warren and Sus
*ei counties, and the wardens, acting
under a New Jersey statute, began to
draft citizens Into service as fighters nl
30 cents an hour.
Trenton, Nov. 6.—Finding that |
little attention Is being paid to the
law requiring all horse drawn vehi
cles to carry a light at night visible
both front and rear, Slate Motor Ve
hicle Commissioner Lipplncott has
started a vigorous crusade in the
interest of having the law enforced.
This action follows a personal in-.
spectiou made by Commissioner Lip- :
pmcott in Middlesex and Monmouth
counties two nights last week. So
many complaints had been made to ι
him by automobiliste of the violation ;
of this law, that he determined to
make a personal investigation.
"On my tour of the roads in the
two counties," said Commissioner
Lipplncott today, "I found that com- |
paratively few drivers of horse drawn i
vehicles were observing the law. I
This was partcularly true In (he vi
cinity of Perth Amboy and South I
Amboy in Middlesex county and all I
through Monmouth county. Not- j
withstanding the notice I sent two j
or three weeks ago to the police au- j
thorities throughout the state ask- j
ing them to assist in the enforcement !
of this law, there seems to have been
no improvement."
H. G. Burton, motor vehicle in
spector for the sixth district, was in
Perth Amboy today In consultation I
with Chief of Police Burke in regard |
to the enforcement of the law re- !
quiring lights ou horse-drawn vehl- j
cles. Mr. Burton has offered to givo
any possible assistance to the local
police in enforcing the law. He ;
staed that the prime object of the
law Is one that may result benefici
ally to the owners of horse-drawn
vehicles, since if they happen to be
struck with an automobile when
driving without lights, no damages
can be recovered,
Special bu tJnUed Pre** Wire.
Athens, Nov. 6: — Constantinople
advices declare the Turkish army is |
partly demoralized by the suddenness
of the Russian attack which disar
ranged all the army council's stra
tegic plans. The Turks expected the
Russians would be caught short of
troops in Caucasia and had prepared
several columns with which to strike.
Instead, however, the Russians, with
out waiting for any formal exchange
of declarations of war, threw four
flying columns across the border into
Armenia. Today the strongest of
these, after decisively defeating the
Turkish border guard, is pushing
rapidly forward towards Erzerum. A
second column which took Fort Bay- '
azet after three hours of lighting, is
also moving into the interior. The
Turks, reduced to the necessity of
fighting a defensive campaign, are
now reorganizing their lines and are
diverting troops originally intended
for operations against the British in
Egypt towards Armenia.
The Turkish army concentrated at
Kalakillissa, Gindin and Arsap, has
moved back from those positions to
others, the location of which Is not
revealed. The bombardment oJ" the
Dardenelles forts by Anglo-French
fleets at long range continues, while
one small magazine is uuderatood to
have been exploded. The damage up
to the present time has not been
The Turks are reserving their fire
and have responded with only a few
Spécial by United Γ-rea« Wire.
Petrograd, Nov. 6:—The war of
fice claims that the Germans are re
treating precipitously into East Prus
sia with the Russian armies haras
sing them at every point. The cold
weather has demoralized the Germans
and many are reported surrendering
without a fight. At several points the
Russians have penetrated the Prus
sian border and some of the reports
Indicate that the German left wing
has been Isolated from the main body
of the troops.
Military experts here declare that
the Germans cannot hope to hold East
Prussia and they are expected to
withdraw from there entirely concen
trating on their secondary defense
line of forts. In Galicia it is an
nounced that the Austrian» continuel
to retreat. Heavy Russian columns I
have already crossed the San river j
and are pressing the Auetrians far|
back in the general direction of Cra
The Russian invasion of Turkey
continues In force and in every en
counter to date the Turks have been
Special to the EVENING NEWS.
Trenton, Nov. 6: After hearing J
argument the supreme court has re
served decision in the appeal from
the judgment of the district court of
Perth Amboy in the suit of Mrs.
Mary L. Bunten against the Raritan
Mercantile Company. The case was
tried b-f jre Judge Beekman and re
sulted in a verdict of $404 for the
plaintiff. The defendant then ap
pealed to the supreme court. The
case Involves a legal fight between a
mother, the plaintiff, and her eons,
who were officers of the defendant
Mrs. Bunten brought the suit upon
an alleged agreement by which the
plantlff agreed to sell the defendant
company nine shares of stock. !n
payment for which this company was
to pay her $300 in cash, give her a
life estate in a property in Perth
Amboy, keep her house in repair and
the taxes paid and supply her with
coal and wood during her life. It
was charged that although her βοαβ
were a party to this contract it was
not lived up to. The defense was
that the defendant was not liable
under the agreeir - N j
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^ifciui by l'niteû f'reas Wive.
Paris, Nov. 6:—The Germans are
attempting to renew tne battle of the
Yser. Reports from Belgian sources
lay the enemy have requisitioned a
large quantity of boats from Bruges
md that neighborhood and are ex
pected to attempt to cross the deepest
part of the waste of waters covering
Hie non h country in them. Artillery
is being moved into position to frus
trate the attempt. Ignorant of the
exact openings of the dykes caused
:he Belgians unintentionally to vio
late the military principle of inunc'a
ion as a means of safety.
The strategic plans provide for a
iepth which will make it impossible
ο move artillery and not deep enough
ο use boats. The Belgians, appar
ently, have turned too much into the
iser territory and the Germans wtll
■ndeavor to benefit thereby. Mean
while the fighting in that section has
iettled down to an artillery duel In
which Germans have the better of It
because of the weight of their ar
On the olher portions of the Une
Lhe fighting is of the most desperate
haracter, especially in the Ypres re
;lon There both sides are being con
stantly reinforced and the fighting
nvings backward and forward across
ι ten mile stretch of territory which
s simply littered with dead and
wounded of both armies. The flght
ng between Lille and Armentires and
he vicinity of Arras is also despeç.-.
ïtely contested. The allied lines here
are declared to be holding firm lu the
face of all assaults. . ^
The Germans attacked itf*fOTÏ*SS®kt,
tl. ? Argonne last night and gained an
early advantage they litier
were forced to, .ish by a de
termined French oa^onet charge.
ivecinl bv United Pre»» Wire.
Berlin, via the Hague, Nov. 6: —
Because of many rumors regarding
he reported wounding of the crown
prince and other members of the
royal family, au official statement
was Issued today denying them. It
was stated that all the members of
the royal family are In the best <>J
health and thut the crown priruè
especially Is with his army at tht
The olllclal report of the war office
dealing with the situation in the
west declared the Belgian-English
assault, via N'ieuport, between tha
;ea and inundated territory, was re
mised with enormous losses. The
lilies have the support of warships,
lut were unable to gain ground and
.vere finally driven back in confu
don, leaving many dead and wound
Hi on the field. The German general
idvance toward the Belgian-Krenet»
•oast Is said to be progressing satis
actory with severe fighting reported
'rom Lille, Ypres and Arras. The
Ighting in the Vosges is said to be
progressing in deep suow with tfce
Germans holding their own at all
joints. Along the Tou-Verdun line
he fighting has become an artillery
iuel with both armies sticking close
,o the trenches.
Reports from the eastern front say
he Russians in enormous force are
ittempting to break through the
carrier forts, but without success.
Γ il e severe cold weather and occa
donal snowstorm makes progress on
his front slow. The enemy reports
he Przemvsl forts are holding out
md that fighting is still in progress
ilong the San.
inertal by United Pre as Wire.
Paris. Nov. 6.—The French have
iiialn resorted to a series of bayonet
•harges to check the German ad
ance In the Argonne region. As a
fsult they have been able to press
he enemy still farther back, accord
ng to this afternoon's official state
nent. The general situation in the
îorth is unchanged. The lighting
ontinues betweeu Dixmude
ia and Somme. The Germans
•ontinue their effort to hack a Une
hrough to the coast, but although
here have been gains and losses tie
ïeneral battle line remains about the
iame. The Germans have brought
)p additional guns and are suhject
ng Arras to a violent homhardment
jut so far without dlsJodglng the |
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