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Ruined By War Paris Still Fears German Air Crafti ' R A RED FOR ACTION ' t 7 !..! .' v,:..;:,....-::-.:..-.. P'.RIS is on tbe watch during day and night for German flying machines. But the other day a German aeroplane snooped over 1'aris and dropped four bombs. The Brst bomb killed a man. a solicitor, standing with his little daughter in front of the Prince of Monaco's man sion, not 'JflO yards from the American embassy, mi the Iiue Chaillot. The bomb severed the man's head from his body The child was injured serious ly. The other bombs caused no dam ape. A ti.ia which followed in the wake of the Ixiinb which fell In the Aveuue du TriN-udero later was found near the Eiffel tower To it was attached this note: This Is the salute of a German aero plane VON DECKEN. Crowds, taking advantage of a beau tiful autumn day. were promenading on the batiks of the Seine when the aeroplane appeared almost directly over the Eiffel tower. It Is believed (but the first bomb dropped was in tended for the wireless station on the tower or possibly for the nearby build ings containing army stores. It lauded Jo Avenue du Trocadero, not far from jtbe tower, with a crash. The explo sion was heard for many blocks. The houses in the neighborhood were badly damaged, many of the walls cracking. tW1 windows were shattered. r Among the, houses damaged Was the residence of the Prince of Morrow. 'The buildings containing ftrtuy stores 'suffered considerably. At the time of the attack services were being con ducted In the American Holy Trinity church. Many of the congregation fled to the street In the midst of the excitement the aeroplane dropped three more bombs. One landed among a herd of cows pas ruo1 tss Aoreau race course. One jcow was killed, and others fell over tunned. A third bomb fell In the Rue Vlneuse and a fourth In the Rue de la iFompe, a neighborhood In which many 'Americans live- Comparatively little Photo by American Press Association. PlEISlANS WATCHING A GEKMAN AEHO PLANE. i Prussia Fears The Russian Armies Iihtt Orders Great Number Of Soldiers Ti Strengthen Ferces Guarding East Prussia BATTLE OF AISNE UNSETTLED Armiss Of Allies And Germans In a DMpsrate Struggle For Su premacy Many Killed Ib all hiBtory there is no record of a battle rivaling in importance the great struggle that is now going on between the allied armies of France and Great Britain against the Ger mans north of the Aisne river in the northern part of France. It has lasted for more than two weeks and from the reports received daily It appears that neither side has gained an appre ciable advantage. To obtain even an Idea of the losses sustained by both the allies and the Germans is an ut ter impossibility. Troops To East Prussia The German kaiser, a6 the head of the army of the empire, is indeed in desperate straits. On the French frontier his soldiers are fighting one of the world's greatest battles. At the same time there is another grave danger looming up on the frontier of East Prussia, where the Russian hordes are coming steadily onward, seriously threatening that portion of Germany with invasion. The kai ser is said to have dispatched thou sands of soldiers to East Prussia to effectively stop the Russians. Germany May Face Hunger Another peril facing the German people, that of hunger. It is only a question as to how long the present food supply of Germany will hoid out. Great Britain is determined to cut off Germany from fuod supplies from the outside world. Austria-Hungary has none to spar.1. KiiKlatid is already sup plying food to the P.elgians. Switzer land. Holland, ln-i.ujurk. No'way and Swedes have ail announced their in tentions not to ship foodstuffs or otHe: contraband articles for Jear of violat- All night long a natch is kept in Paris for German flying machines which might come like a thief In tbe night and do their work of destruc tion. An American in Paris thus de scribes the way that searchlights pa trol tbe skies: Powerful are the searchlights, back ed up by artillery, (bat guard Paris by night from the war monsters of the air. This is fiction come true. It is Conan Doyle, Kipling, Wells come to measure. It never ceases to thrill our imaginations. From tbe moment of sunset until sunrise those man made comets with an orbit patrol tbe skies Pointing with blazing fingers to the moon, tbe stars, then to the horizon, they proclaim that Paris watcher while her people sleep. Tbe Idea has given comfort to thousands. You, In your safe, tranquil homes cannot know tbe pleasure It gives to look from tbe window in tbe wakeful nights and watch those wheeling comets circling, circling to catch, the, Zeppelin that might come. And bebjfid the light is tbe gun Rooftop artillery! The new warfare! On tbe roof of the fashionable Auto mobile club on the Place de la Concorde the little blue firing guns wheel with the blazing fingers, always ready send shot and sh.sU Into 0. bI(Tin"g sp k In It ;ky tuat knows uot how to return the luminous signal. So on the roof of the Observatoire. so on the encircling environs. Sometimes three, sometimes six. the lights are al ways going. rooplc stond in the streets to watch, hypnotized by the moment into horizon gazing. There will be a speck In the sky. People grow tense. The comet catches it Is that wigwagging on the roof a ch-i'ii-noe in fire? No. The speck p'1"--" we breathe again. And so It u " - i ceaseless center of interest. German Women Give Gold Rome. The women of Germany, according to reports received here, are busily at work preparing woolen garments for the soldiers in the battle line. The reports also state that a committee of women has been formed for the purpose of inducing the wom en of Germany to give up their gold ornaments with the idea of transform- j ing them into money wiii which to buy arms. Each woman receives In exchange for her gold ornaments an iron ring Inscribed with the words "1 gave gold for this." British Buy The "America" New York. Under cover of darkness the America, said to be the world's most powerful aeroplane, was loaded on the steamship Mauretanla and now is being taken across the Atlantic to be used by the British government for war service. The America was built for a trans-Atlantic flight and would have been piloted by Lieut. John C. Porte ,a British naval lieutenant. The America and two other aeroplanes were brought here on a special train. It Always Does the Work. "I like Chamberlain's Cough P.em edv better than any other," writes H I.' ' Rnhoi-ts Homer Citv. Pa. "I have taken it off and on for years and it , has never railed to give the desired results. for sale by all dealers. ing their neutrality. With the Ger man fleet bottled up in the Kiel canal it would be almost impossible for the Germans to laid food supplies either on the North sea or on the Baltic sea. Italy Prepares for war Turkey is still defiant, but has made no warlike move In the past week. Little has been heard from Italy dur ing the past few days, but persistent rumors have it that the Italians have renounced their alliance with Ger many and Austria, and in the event they become engaged in the present European war it will be in sympathy with the allied armies. It is reported that Italy has massed a great number i of troops along the Austrian frontier. The Belgians are doing their part in ; harassing the German soldiers in Belgium. Victory For The Japs The Japanese have been gathering their forces around the German prov inces in China. Recent dispatches from Toklo say that the Japs engag ed the German soldiers on the out skirts of Tsing-Tau. After a skirmish of several hours the Germans were forced to retreat within the walls of the city, which is the capital of the Germai. provinces. Much interest is being manifested in the campaign of the Ja; against the Germans in Chi na. A :hough the Japs claim they are waging their warfare against the Ger mans in China for the purpose of tak ing this territory from them and re turning it to China, the Germans claim the Japs have a more selfish mo tive In view. Servians Suffer Heavy Losses Little Servia is having all she can do to hold her own with her powerful enemy, Austria. For more than two weeks the Servian and Austrian troops have been battling along the Drina riv er. The result of these battles is un known, but it is reported that the Ser vians have suffered heavy losses. There has ben very little news from Bosnia since the Servians and Mon tenegrins captured Sarajevo, the capi tal, from the Atistrians. This is the city in which Arc.iduke Ferdinand, heir apparent to the Austrian throne and his wife were murdered, which was one of the principal factors in caurin the present Kuropean war lam Photo oy Anifi.L-in hes amwihi m.h PEACE SUNDAY IS OBSERVED BY NATION Prayers For Peace In Europe Are Offered Up Over the Entire Country While Fierce Struggle Between Warring Nations In Europe Continues Unabated. ALLIES ARE SLOWLY GAINING At Aisne Rulers Of Three Warring Nations witn I neir troops At The Front While the voices of thousands of peo ple assembled in the churches through out Uia United SUUa u lifted is prayer on Sunday for peace among the warring nations of Europe, the titanic struggle on the European continent continued with all Its fury. It is re ported that the rulers of the three na tions at war have gone to the front. Kaiser William of Germany Is said to be with his troops attempting to stem the progress of the Russians in East Prussia; King Albert, the Belgian king, is leading his troops against the Ger man armies, and President Polncare of France has gone to join his soldiers in the north of France. It was announced from Paris that President Poincare's mission to his soldiers was not to direct the fighting or to Interfere with General Joffre's plans, but to deliver to the soldiers his personal appreciation for their he roic efforts In repulsing the German invaders from French soil. Kaiser William la much alarmed over the con tinued successes of the Russians in East Prussia, German Poland and Ga licia. Vienna fears that the Russians will endeavor to take the Austrian capital. The Germans up to the pres ent time have been unable to check the progress of the czar's armies in German territory. Slowly but surely the allied armies of France and Great Britain have been pushing the Germans backward out of France into Belgium. The bat tle line is now close to the Belgian bor der. The fortunes of war have been playing fickle with the contesting ar mies in the north ot France. In some places the Germans gain an advan tage, while at other points along the 150-mile battle line the allies have the better of the argument. Belgians Reinforced At Antwerp The little Belgian 0 You Must Sow The Seed Bef o re You Can Reap The Harvest THE ordinary merchant or reader doesn't dream of the potency of good advertising. One of the largest, if not quite the largest advertiser in the United States, is a manufacturer in Philadelphia. There is a never ending race at that plant between the advertising department and the builders. The advertisers bring in so much business the builders are kept busy enlarg ing the factory. Something like 1,000,000 a year is spent in advertising the company's output. At the present moment orders for new business are so far ahead of the capacity of the plant that it would seem a hopeless job ever to catch up. But the advertisers never relax. The head of that great concern now knows almost better than anybody else that before you can reap a harvest you must first sow the seed. The advertisers are the chaps that are doing that. bearing its share of the attack of tne German armies. For the past week the kaiser's soldiers have been doing their utmost to crush the defenses at Antwerp and capture the city. Ant werp is one of the strongest fortified cities in the world. The British are watching the attack on Antwerp with much anxiety, as the capture of this important city would render possible an opening to the North sea and a future campaign in England. The Brit ish have hurried their artillery to aid the Belgians in the defense of the city. Austria Agrees To Italy's Demands For a time it appeared that Austria and Italy would become entangled in a diplomatic struggle which might end in the declaration of war by Italy on Austria, but this was happily averted when Austria agreed to the demands of Italy to remove the floating mines in the Adriatic sea and to pay an in ! demnity to the families of Italian fish- ! ermen who were killed by the destruc tion of a fishing boat by an Austrian mine. It is expected that shipping on the Adriatic sea will be resumed as , soon as Austria gives notice that all of the mines have been removed. German Victory For Africa I In China the Japanese troops have been extremely active In their cam , paign against the German colony in China, but they have done little fight ing so far. It is said that China com plained of the Japanese violating their neutrality, but the Japanese have paid ' little attention to these complaints and have moved their troops by the most direct routes. They were not molest ed by the Chinese soldiers. There has been somewhat of a lull In the fight ing between the British and Germans in South Africa with the exception of one small skirmish in which the Ger mans were the victors. ! In an earnest desire for a hasty cul mination of the war in Europe, Presi dent Wilson issued a proclamation set ting aside Sunday, October 4, as peace day and requested that prayers be offered up by the American people all over the United States for Deace ! Washington. Prayers for peace In Europe arose from all parts of the United States Sunday. Clergymen of all denominations read President Wil son's proclamation, itself a fervent peace prayer, and congregations gath ered to sing peace hymns and take i part in peace services. The president attended the Central 1 Presbyteiian church here and heard Rev. James H. Taylor pray that the j United States might be instrumental in restoring peace to Europe and that Mr. Wilson might be given wisdom and strength in his mediation proposals. The church was packed. After the services a large crowd waited until the president had taken communion, to watch him ride away in his auto mobile. May Bring Lasting Peace New York. Hope that the European war will be the last object lesson of the horrors of strjfe and that after It the efforts of man will be devoted to production rather than destruction, was expressed Sunday by Secretary of State Bryan and Oscar S. Straus, former secretary of commerce and la bor, at a special peace day service at Carnegie Hall. The meeting was one of many held In this city in accord ance with President Wilson's recent proclamation, designating Sunday as a day of prayer for peace. "Today, when a number of nations, all our friends, have been drawn into the vortex of war," said Secretary Bry an, "our first duty is to U6e such in fluence as we may have to hasten the return of peace. There will be ample time afterward to discuss ways and means for preventing future appeals to arms. "Our interests are so entwined with the interests of other lands that no nation can live or die unto itself alone. If we had no higher reason for encour aging conditions conducive to peace, we should find ample justification iu the fact that the burdens of war no longer are borne entirely by Its direct participants." It's as difficult for some women to get their hats on in th evening as it is for some men to get theirs on the next morning. Thousands of square miles of northeastern France, comprising the ancient district of Normandy, has been laid in waste by the war. The extent of damage to property and suffering to the populace l incal culable, i Many non-combatants, old men and women and children, have been killed in the fighting or otherwise have met their death as a direct re sult of hostilities. The heaviest dam age to property has come from artil lery duels between the French and Germans. Scores of cities, towns and villages have been badly damaged or wiped out completely. Great farms are now blackened ruins. Elegant chateaux in magnificent estates are desolate and deserted or are being used as Red Cross depots. The destruction of villages has been a daily event. The ports of the English channel coast, notably Calais, art clogged with refugees. They are homeless and penniless and they are among the most pitiful victims of the war. Families have been broken up; uncared for children wall for parents they will never see again. The fields are untilled and are torn by shell fire. The roads are furrowed and contain the carcasses of horses and cattle. The greatest fears are felt that the Germans will make an airship raid over the cmst. Thousands of per sons spend the night in cellars to bt ss' ; i from iierial honil-s. " ' o.'s;i!"ls of French women have -.-!. !o K: -Kbit: i to st-iy until the i ..r.' exr-Uci! from Fmnce. Germans Routed By Russians Petrograd. The official statement from general staff headquarters issued reads: "The battle of Augustowo ended Oc tober 3, in a victory for the Russian arms. The German defeat is com plete. "The enemy is in a disordered re treat toward the east Prussian fron tier. The valiant Russian troops are in close pursuit, the Germans aban doning In their desperate march trains, cannon and munitions, not having even time to gather up their wounded." Irish Loyal To British Dublin. The number of new re cruits for the British army obtained in Ireland is about 26.000. More than 8,000 ot these are from the Dublin district, 4,000 from Cork district and the remainder from Belfast. Not all the Belfast recruits are unionists, nor are all the southern recruits national' ists. The Belfast nationalists claim to have furnished 5,000 of the Belfast , recruits, which number relative to their total population is larger than the proportion supplied by the union ; ists. PAU A POPULAR HERO. Finch General Is Winning New Laurels In Present Contest. General Paul I'au. long one of France's popular heroes, is winning new laurels for himself in the present war, although he has reached the ripe age of sixty-seven. A recent- drnuuit ic success was when his adveuturm: cavalry near Crepy-en-Valois swooped down on a German uminuuitiou col Allies' Offensive Movement Telling NO DECISIVE RESULT YET Allies Confident Cermans Will Be Forced to Retreat Reports Indi cate That Russians Are Whipping Germans on Prussian Frontier. Having repulsed the German at tacks, i snniiibly in. the vicinity of Roye. the French, according to an official communication issued at Paris, have resumed the offensive at sev eral points, while o;her positions on their left have been maintained. The great effort or the allies to envelop the German right may be said to be in operation again, ami it is believed the whole French column from Rnye north win! to Anas is moving eastward iigaint the Ger man positions. It is the same opemt! n that has been tried repeatedly fo.- the h'st thii weeks iu an attempt to reaeh the German lines of communication, ami either encircle the German army forming the riuht wing or force ii to fall back to Belgium and Luxem burg. The Germans have had a long ti:nt in which to make their position se cure, so there is a lot of hard lighting ahead for both the attacking fore and the defenses. The decisive role Is apparently being assumed by thi invaders. Iu the center, from the Olse to the Argonne. th two well entr-m-hed ar mies are still watching each other, ready at a moment's notice to meet attacks, or, on the advice of aerial observer, to move to some point where the line is threatened. While there have been many of these move ments, there is little, according to the Freio h report, to record. In other words, the situation remains virtually as it was. All you who have torpid liver, weak d.gestion or constipated bov.-els look out for chills. The season is here and the air is full of the disease jrerms. the best thing to do is to get your liver in good condition and purifv the stomach and bowels. HERBIXE Is the right remedy, it answers the pur. pose completely. Price 50c Sold by Ackerman-Stewart Drug Co. uuin nearly nve nines long, enpmrea ll mm uien u up. uuuenil 1'aul Pan commands one of the French nrinieg ' and wns born at Montelimar, In France He was trained at St Cyr, the West Point of France, and was graduated in 1867. General Pau fought through the Franco-Prussian war of 1870. He lost an arm at Froescbvtller. On ac count of his gallantry in this battle he has been popularly known ever since as "the hero of Froeschvlller." Pau was made a genera of brigade in 1897 and a division commander In 1003. He was forraerly-commander of the Sixteenth army corps and when a general of division commanded the Twentieth army corps. General Pau retired from active serv. ice in February, 1911. In August of the same year the French people de manded that he be placed on the ac tive list again and made commander In chief of the army of the republic. A popular campaign was started to force tbe government to make the appoint ment, and this action was about to be t.'iken when the Mouis government went out of office. Its successor ap pointed General Michel. This, how. ever, did not suit the FrencJ) people, particularly those whose sons were at that time serving with the colors, and the new minister of war. M. Messtmy, created the new post of Inspector gen eral and named General Pau for the Hist. This time, however, General Pau declined. "My one arm." he wrote, "is always at the service of my country, but In times of peace I need it for the sup port of my family." GENERAL tACIi PAU. Success For Allies At Aisne Paris. The official announcement issued by the French war office re ports progress in the region of Sois sons, where several German trenches have been taken. The battle on the left wing is in full swing without decisive result. The text of the communication follows: "First On our left wing the strug gle is in full swing in the region ot Arras, without decision having been reached. The action has been less vio lent between the upper valley of the Ancre and the Somme, and between the Somme and the Oise. We have made progress in the region of Sois sons, where some of the enemy's trenches have been captured. "Second On almost all the remain der of tbe front, the lull already not ed, persists. Iu the Woevre region we have made some progress between Apremont and the Meuse and on the Rupt de Mad." Vienna Hospitals Are Crowded Venice. Vienna hospitals and all temporary asylums for sick and wound ed soldiers are fearfully crowded. Tha city council has decided to build addi tional wooden barrack hospitals, which will be furnished with ten thousand beds. Buildings of the University of Vienna have been given over to tha wounded soldiers. The army of destitute and unem ployed in the Austrian capital is in creasing daily. Thousands are threatened with star vation. The authorities estimate that it wilt be necessary to provide free meals for 100,000 persons daily. Owing to the rapid advance in tha price of meat and the shortage of live, stock, the city council has asked the government to permit the importation ot 1,000 tons of Argentine beef. Get Acquainted. 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