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The Omaha Daily Bee
VOL XLlV NO. 11 J.
OMAHA, TUESDAY MOKXIXO,
17. 1!M4 TWKLVK PAUKH.
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TEUTON ALLIES .
Official Report from Vienna Sayi
Germans and Austrian! Push
ing1 Into Russian Poland.
IARGE FORCE BEFORE PRZEMYSL
In Middle of Oalicia, Where Both
Armies Occupy Fortified Posi
tions. Battle is Stagnant.
RUSSIANS BRING UP MORE MEN
Strong Annies Are Facing One An
other North of Vistula Between
Warsaw and Ivangorod.
REPORT OF ALLIES DIFFERS
French Statement Tells of Victories
in Galicia and Poland.
RUSSIANS REINFORCE LEMBERG
Btrlln Report Sns Elhlj Taoo
and Mm Have Bern Kent to Cltr
to Heplace Garrison Which
THE FORTUNES OF WAR Belgian soldier finds cause for laughter in the destruction
of his motorcycle by a German shell near Ghent. .
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BRITISH EYES ON
Whether Invaders Meet Successful
Opposition After Crossing
Tser in Doubt.
DEAD THICK IN THIS SECTION
Germany Sacrifices Thousands of
Fighting Men in Effort to
Reach the Ports.
FIRE FROM WARSHIPS ACCURATE
LONDON, Oct. A dispatch to
the Reuter Telegram company from
Rotterdam gives the following offi
cial statement, issued in Vienna:
"A telegram, dated Sunday noon,
from the northeastern theater of
war, says Austrian and strong Ger
man forces have taken a position in
a nearly uninterrupted line from the
northern spurs of the Carpathian
mountalns'by way of -Stary and Sam
bor, before the fortress of Przemysl,
tooths Polish part of the Vistula and
to the district of Plock, against the
main army of the Russians, who
have have been reinforced by troops'
from the Caucacus, Siberia and Turk
"The Austrian offensive across the Car
pathian attracted strong boatil forces.
"In the mtddlo of Gallcla, whera both
armies occupy fortified positions, the bat
tle ia stagnant.
"Northeast of Praemysl and oa the
lower Ban, the Austrian have had sev
eral successes. '
"In Russian Poland strong forces are
facing one another. Since yesterday there
has been fighting north of the Vistula be
tween Ivangorod and Warsaw."
War Office laanea Statement.
PARIS, Oct JS. An official statement
Issued by the war office this afternoon
"To the west of the Vistula and to the
north of tha Pllica river the Germans
have been forced back on Lowlcz,
tsklerniewlce and Rawa, which have been
captured at the bayonet point by th
"To the south of the Pllica, In the
direction of Radom, there haa been a
lively engagement between the Russians
and the Auatro-Germans, who lost pris
oners and cannon.
"To the south of 8olec the Russian
troops crossed the Vistula by main force,
driving the Austrians back. On the
river San and to tho .south of Przemydl
there have occurred stubborn combats,
resulting favorably to the Russians. An
Austrian column debouching from the
Carpathians on Dolina (In Gallcla,
twtnty-two miles south of Stry) was
ftunslaaa Reinforce Lrjnbrrn,
LONDON. Oct 3. -According to a dis
patch to the Dally Telegraph from Rot
terdam the Vossk-he Zeltung of Berlin
FIGHT ALONG YSER
IS FRIGHTFUL ONE
Lust of Blood is Rampant on Land,
Sea and Air in the Bitterest
SEESAWING BACK AND FORTH
Frail tinman Enalnea Crawl aad
Dig;, Walk and Ran, Ezertlasc
All Their Mortal Powers to
Destroy Each Other,
LONDON, Oct. 26. The correspondent
of the Dally News who haa been In an
armored train to tho baitks of the Tser
gives a good description of the battle In
the northwest He aays: -t
"The battle . rages along the Tser, with
frightful destruction of life. Air engines,
sea. engines and land engines of
death swep this . desolate country.
vertically, horizontally and ( trans
versely. Through it . the little, frail
human engines crawl and dig. walk
and run. skirmishing, charging and
blundering in little Individual fights and
tussles, tired and puzzled, ordered here
and there, sleeping where they can,
never washing, and dying unnoticed. A
friend may find himself tiring on a
frienrilv forpA and fur nrA tn hlamn
"Thursday the Germain were driven
back over the Yser; Friday they secured j-
a footing again, and Katurtlay they were
again hurled back. Now a bridge blown
up by one side is repaired by the other
side; It Is again blown up or left as a
death trap till the enemy is actually
Armorad Trains Baay.
"Actions by armored rains, some of
the most reckless adventures, are at-
Emperor William Decorates Crew of
Submarine U-9 for Gallant Conduct
BERLIN, Oct. I.-Tho report Is
confirmed that Emperor . William has
conferred the decoration '"pour le
merlte" on Commander . Wcddlgen
of the submarine U-9 for the de
struction of the British cruiser Hawke.
It is understood that the crew of the
submarine has received the decoration
of the Order of the Iron Oops of the
first class. ,
General von Falkenhayn has been act
ing as chief of the German general staff
during the Illness of General von Moltke,
mho has been suffering from a. bilious
complaint. General von Moltke'a condi-
' ." 1 ' ' t" " 1 ' 1
Hon Is not cunmdetcd acrioun and al
ready he hus shown considerable Im
The Jting of Saxony, w hile visiting the
Saxon troops and the army of the Ger
man crown prince, advanced several
times to the tiring line in order to satisfy
himself concerning the conditions under
which the men were fighting.
Lieutenant General von Rinhardt, at
tached to the Wuerttemburg troops, has
been killed In Belgium. He was a vet
eran of l&TO, and retired from active ser
vice In laofi. He volunteered at the be
ginning of the war and was given com
mand of a brigade.
Determined Rush of Germans Causes '
Heavy Losses in Canal- !
GERMAN NAVY WILL BE ACTIVE j
Sea Phaie of Struggle Expected Soon i
to Be Pronounced. j
ALBRECHT SUCCEEDS VON KLUCK j
Grand flaUe of srlfmrg
Others ow Voiding tho Desllalr
of KoUer'a Amitea Bottle.
Yields la Beldam.
HOT HIGH IN STATE
Not Single Contribution to G. 0. P.
Fund Here Hundred Dol- '
lars or Over.
SAME THING IN SOUTH DAKOTA
(JJontinued on Page Three, Column Five.)
The Weather '
For Nebraska: Fair Tuesday
with frost In east portion.
For Iowa Tuesday fair, fifth
in normwest portion
Tern prraiti rr.
(Continued on Page Two,, Column Four.)
Germans Puttin g
Antwerp Forts in
State of Defense
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I x I
LONDON. Oct. 26. The correspondent
of the Times at Rotterdam sends the
, "It It clear that the Germans are put
ting Antwerp In a state for defense. In
most of the important forts the Belgian
colder guns have been replaced with German
fortress artillery of the latest type,
warmer "Tho h,iH Anlwrrn nH Pava
fresh northerly , de Wafg wmt,h the retraBit)n. Belgians
damaged has been repaired. Evidently
the Germans are preparing a line of re
treat from the Ostenu-Olxmude line.
"The authorities have ordered the rail
roads to cease the free conveyance of
refugees from Holland to Antwerp. Only
a small garrison at present is in Autwerp,
. S probably not more than, 3.000 men."
E.'ii Falkenhayn Named
Chief of German
Army General Staff
6 p. in1...
ii p. ni...
7 p. in...
Comparative Local Hvcard.
Ism. litis. J9if. 111. :
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XI U i
.... ! S w 2 j spondent of the Havas, agency
0 T aya that according to dispatches re-
procipiiauon Oepai-I rt in Ri.m. from Berlin M1ur Gn-
Highest yesterday .
lowest yesterday .
PARIS, Oct. 3f. The Rome corre-
ture from the normal:
De(iieocy lor the day
Total excess vine1 March 1..
Normal r'rolpiiatlun 0? Inch
refictnry lor the dav , 07 lot h
Total rainfall sine March 1XW 40 inches
Iericient y since Marrh 1 a .M Inches
deficiency cor. period In IflS... ti.au Inches
leticlency cor. period in 1:'12... i.i Inches
Reports froam Mtatlaas at T P. M.
Station ind weather 7 p. m. Hinh.
Htation and tHafe Temp. High. Kain-
4J ! era I Krlch von Falkenhayn, the Oermaa
11 minister of war. has been appointed
f"" I chief of the general staff, succeeding
General Helinuthvon Moltke. who Is UJ
ROBERT F. BROOKS IS
HELD IN YANKTON JAIL
oi w eather. 7 p. ni. et.
t'hcyci.iu-. partly cloudy It 40
I a ven port, clear iki 44
lenver. clear 4a M
I'es Moine, clear 3 4.'
Iodae fliy. clear 4J h;
North IlHlte. cleat 4" a
Oumha. c;eur ::s 4.1
- Vapid t'lty. part cloudy M 4!
Phertdan. char 4 h
Hlou t'ity, riear 3h 4-'
Vpntlnc. clear 36 44
T null, au f trsce of prerlpitatUtu.
Report at Treasurer of National Rf
pablleaa Committee ribowa No
It lK (ilfta from Meat of
(From a Btaff Correaponl'nt.)
WASHINGTON, Oct. 2. (Special Tele
gram.) The report 'of the treasurer of
the national republican congressional
committee, George W. Whlta ot thla city
made today to the clerk of the house of
representatives. In conformity with the
federal publicity law, rhows tho absence
of a single person contributing 1100 or
over to the -campaign fund from either
Nebraska or South Dakota. ' J '
One- contributor from Iowa, 1. T.
Adams of Dubuque, gave $100. There
were a number1 of $1,000 contributions and
several 1500 and SK0 donations, but none
came from the trans-Mlssourl territory.
Tboac. t.lrlna; I.OOO.
Those contributing $1,000 were Law
rence Phlpps of Denver, Colo.; Jonathan
Bourne, ex-senator from Oregon; Sena
tor John W. Weeks of Massachusetts;
Senator Isaac Stephenson of Wisconsin;
Senator tfllhu R,,ot of New York; Charles
Charles C. Gloxer of Washington, D. C;
Henry A. Dupont of Delaware; William
(Continued on Page Three. Column Four.)
Allies Reported to
Have Gained Ground
in Argonne Forest
LONDON, Oct. 24,-The Bordeaux cor
respondent of the Dally News sends the
following regarding the fighting in the
"A useful success has .been scored by
the allies in the forest of Argonne After
the nghtlng In the Mame the duke of
Wurtemburgs army retreated to the
western side of the forest, halting finally
around 'srennes. Ever sine the two
armies have- been trying to Join hands.
"The French have now gained posses
sion of tba village of Melslooure. la the
middle of Argonne and commanding the
rouu to tho valley of the Alsne. As
long aa they hold this key the crown
prince la out In the entd. separated by a
difficult country from the reat of the
GOODS FOR CHRISTMAS SHIP
Many Belated Packages Beach The
Bee Office Monday.
CAR GETS TO CHICAGO ON TIME
Burllnatoa Lands the Big Shipment
Right Oa Schedule aad Tnrna It
Orrr. to the (hli-aao
Word came to the Bee office from the
Burlington yesterday to the effect that
the big car loaded with Christmas ship
goods, which went out of Omaha on Satur
day night, hod reach" I Chicago on time
Monday morning, and that It would be
turned over at once to the master of
transportation of the Chicago Christmas
Ship organisation, so that It would be
soon on the way to New York.
. The car contained 112 large boxes,
eighteen smaller boxes, four barrels -and
one bale of ChrlMinaa cheer for Europe.
Maoy packages arrl.ed at The Bee of
fice yesterday, which wIM be sent forward
by. express without .lelny. 'The end of
the shipment is nearly at hand, however.
L. A. WKLII. I.ocal Forecaster. I ton. N
GOVERNMENT CUTS PRICE
OF SUGAR IN LONDON
LON DON. Oct. .-Tbe government has
been so successful la cornering the sugar
supply and accumulating large store of
It that It now announces that the gros
wholesale prlea will be reduced 0 cnta
.iiiurni inry n ni nam nan onq may er hundredweight, which will make the
; they have plenty of evidence to convict j maximum retail price 7 .enta per pound
w,hlm. Tha trial will take place In Yank- tor oii' ar.niiii.ri ...1 t .....
YANKTON. 8. D., Oct. M. (Special.) j
Robert F. Brooka, alleged slayer of Wll- j
ilam llenble and Blanch Signs 11 of Geddes. ,
April It last, is In Jail hate, having been!
brought here for sal keeping by Charles I
Mix county pffidala. Brooks claims he I
Innocent and can easily prove .an
The nflirlala are. however, con-
(Continued on Tage Three, Column Six.)
British Farmers Dig
Trenches on Coast .to
Help Repel Teutons
NKW .YORK. Oct. .-Farmers In the
vMnlty of Harlow, in Essex county,
England, are preparing for a posslblo
German Invasion by digging trenches,
according to James Cowlin of Newark.
N. J., who arrived here today on tho
'"The digging of these trenches, which
are located so as to be of use in resist
ing, the advance of a Herman army, In
dicates that British authorities do not
consider that a German Invasion Is bt
yond the range of possibilities," Mr.
Cowlin said. 'The work Is being done
by order of -ity and county officials,
who are understood to have Issued their
orders by direction of Lord tKltchener.
.. "My personal observations wero made
only In the vicinity of Harlow, but I
heard that tha farmers of other sections
of Essex were similarly occupied "
Horses, Mules, Dogs
Eaten in Louisville
ERL1N, (via Amsterdam ami
London,) Oct. 26.-8:30 P. M. A
report from general headquarters,
dated Monduy forenoon, nays: '
"West of the Yaer canal, between
Nleupurt and Dlxmude, which la
still orrupled by the enemy, our
troops attacked the hostile positions,
which are obstinately defended. I
"The British fleet ro-openated, but 1
was forced bark by the heavy artil
lery fire. Three ships were hit. Dur
ing the afternoon of October 25 the
fleet kept beyond the distance of
"Near Ypres the battle Is stagnant. 1
Southwest of Ypres and southwest ot
Lille our attacks are progressing.
During sever street fighting the
English suffered great losses, leaving
about 600 prisoners. !
"North of ArraB a heavy French !
attack broke down, the French 1
(owes being severe. j
"In the eastern theater of the war j
our offensive on AuguBtowo Is pro- j
greasing. The battle near Ivangorod
Is favorable, but till now there has '
been no destruction." j
LONDON, Oct. W What progress, If ,
any, the German right has made since ,
crossing the Yser between Nirunort and
Dlxmude, In Belgium, on Saturday, to
day stood high above all other questions
asked In England concerning the situa
tion of the allied armies.
Thst the Germans crossed this harrier
la admitted by both sides, but - whether
they hove been able to push forward, ?
whether they have met such opposition
from tha British and Belgian armies as
to be held from swaying beyond the west
ern bank, Is yet to be recorded In official
The fight In this canal-webbed section
of Belgium, to penetrate which, and gain
tha channel ports, Germany haa been sac
rificing so many men, covers a compara
tively tiny area of the whole battle line
In Franca and Belgium, but here un
questionably the dead lie thickest. This
fact Is due, not onlyto U.e determined
rush of the German forces, but also to
the accurst fire 01 the British and
French warships. , " .
Walrala far German Mmvr.
England Is now speculating 011 when
the Germans wilt attempt to bring thrtr
navy Into action off the Belgian coaat.
Germaa submarines have been dodging
The supreme efforts of tho
f-rrrhting men of five nations have
failed to turn the tide of battle
along the Franco-Belgian border.
Latest reports yesterday were
that a struggle of unparalleled
fury was still in progress along
the North Sea. where the tier
mans with reckless bravery are
flinging their troops against the
allies' forces. The French official
statement Indicates an attempt to
cut off the tierman right wing las
made some progress. If, a said,
the allies have establlshe a front
from Ypres to Roulers, the t!er
mnn Hue has been thrust bark In
n sharp angle, the point of which
Is considerably to the northward
of their force on the shore of the
German and Austrian forces, it
U said, have nown strong wall of
troops along a well established
line which stretches from the
northern" spurs of the Carpath
ians before the long disputed
fortress of Prremvsl and on Into
the district of Plock. Before this
line Is arrayed the main army of
the nnsstsns, now said to have
bsen reinforced by troops from
the Caucasus. Siberia and Turk
estan. The Austrians claim suc
cesses In eugivgenienls to the
northeast of Prsemysl and on the
Latest dispatches from Petro
grad say thst the Germans are
continuing their precipitate re
treat and have evacuated Lodi, In
Poland. An attempt by the Ger
mans to check the Kunalan ad
vsnce, It Is said, was unsucewts
ful. No word had coine yesterday
afternoon of the fighting at
Tslng-Tati, where a small German
garrison Is attempting to stand
oft attacks by land and sea from
the combined Japanese and Brit
ish forces. Recent report that
relations between China and
Japan were being strained were
stengthened by word from Pekln
that the Chlneria foreign minister
bad demanded the surrender of a
Japanese torpedo boat which en
tered Chinese watera and at
tempted to tow away the wreck of
the torpedo boat beached by- tho
Germans to escape destruction by
N A mesHage from Berlin con
firmed recent reports that Gen
eral von Moltke wa no longer
acting as chief of the German gen
eral staff, owing to his Illness. It
was said-his place was being filled
by General von Falkenhayn.
LINE OFTHE YSER
Teutons Who Succeeded in Crossing
River Between Nieuport nd Dix
mude Unable to Advance.
OTHER LINES ARE STILL INTACT
French Official Report Says Losses
of Enemy in Belgium and Fur
ther South Considerable.
GENERAL FIGHT IS UNDECIDED
Incessant Advancing and Retreating
Furnishes No Basil for Sum
ming Up as to Result.
' FRENCH PUBLIC OPTIMISTIC
I Frightful Sacrifices by Germans In
j dicate Early Issue.
j LONDON VIEW OF SITUATION
Effect of Forrlasr Passage of River
Wr.r Depends I nits Saccen" of
I Operation of Ciersnan t'oraea
I farther Rast.
Red Cross Using English Port to As
sist in Caring for Wounded
1 ni LI.KTIV.
j LONDON, Oct. 26. "Advices from
the front this morning," telegraphs -Ihe
Paris correspondent of Beuter's
Telegram company, "Indicate a gen
eral allied advance In the region be
tween Nieuport and Ypres, as well as
to the east of Arras."
PARIS, Oct. 26. The French of
ficial communication given out this
afternoon says that yesterday the
French line between Nleport and
, Dlxmude was maintained.
The text of the communication fol
lows: , "During the day ot yesterday our
front along the general line between
Nieuport and Dlxmude was main
tained. The German forces which
! crossed the Yser between those two
towns hare not been able to progress.
1 "Our front waa held also in the re
gion between Ypreg and Roulers, be
tween Armontleres and Lille, to the
west of LaBasse and ot Lensand to
the east of Arras. This line U con
tinued to the south by the line which
1 already has been indicated in these
official communications. During the
! fighting of rocent days the enemy
t seems to have sustained considerable
Advaarea aud Retreats.
The Incnrsant alternative of advance
and withdrawaf on the part of tha allies
and the Hermans particularly In the
north. iiirniFhed early today no basis
for a summing up as to a general re
sult. The Germans, Judging from their
, frightful m rlflce of men, seem deter
j mined to force tho battle to an Issue,
j Nevertheless, tha Ktench public, after
analysing the situation as Indicated In .
(Continued on Page Hli, Column Fire.)
SHIPS MAKE DAILY TRIPS
firm. Are Then Taken ly Motor
Aatbalanera, W hich Are Takes
Aboard for Work oa Other
Side of f'hanael.
tne latest war office statements w.
London View of Outlook.
.LONDON, Oct. 2.-As claimed by
Ilerlln and acknowledged by Paris, tha
Germans undoubtedly have crossed the
Yser river between Blxmude and .Nieu
port, but whether or not this means
a forward step in the "On to Calais'
movement may depend on operations
' j further eastward.
(Correspondence of the Associated Presi.) ; Rumors continue to reach London of
FOLKESTONE, Oct. W. With the the Impending evacuation of pstend and
shifting of the fighting toward the the reduction in strength of the German
channel, Folkestone haa become an Im- garrison in Antwerp. This docs not
Five German Airships
Are Brought Down
LONDON. Oct. 36. According to thai
Paris cnrrlh.inl1(nt nf lha .?vtiraa flv a '
German aernplanea were destroyed by the
French on Hsturday. Two Taubes were
brought down at Rhelms, by a single
French aviator, he says, who succeeded
in getting to a higher altitude than the
Germane and then fired on them with a
revolver. Two other Gorman "birds"
were hit by the suns of the Meharlconrt
I forts nesr Mont LMdler. 1 A fifth German
airman wars wounded by a rifle shot at
uravennca, a seaport iweiva miles east
northeaat of Calais.
portaat hospital point for the allies. A
Red Cross ship lies brre most of the
time and makes dally trips to Calais for
With the allies' abandonment of Oh tend
all the lielgian wounded thera came to
nospttaia nre. iiespitai name arc pro-
ritcniiir impiy preparations ror a re
treat, but It may meun that the Germans
are throwing every available man
against the allies" left in their effort to
conquer the channel ports. '
Along the Uclian littoral the allied
ncei continues, its bombardment. The
vlded here da'ly to meet tha Itcd Cros Brest shells traveling three miles tnlaud
ship, and the Injured who can travel
without danger arc taken to hospitals us
near their homes as po-nlble.
tviienu have proved very effective.
Judging from the tragic fate of General
von Tripp and the members of his. staff
who were killed by r. projectile from a
All reports agree that fie flKhtlng n
LOCIftVILLK. Kr, Oct. lM.-T.-e first
stepa in aa Investigation to determine
whether horse and mule meet la being
sold In Louisville under the guise of beef
were taken today bv thu Jefferson rminfv
grand Jury and the loral toard of health, j
' The grand Jury Indicted one butcher on j
In, a mlsbrsnded articl. ,d tha board .,ln.t th. ,))m0). - "
llead'iuartera at Hotel.
The R-d Cross ambulance corps has It
htadquarteis at a hotel on the qimy and
nioior aniuuiancra are acpi on tne uuav
to transport Injured soldiers who arilvc
trom tinumnge or Calais. 1
AVhen the Red Cross ship starts across
the channel on Ita j daily trip several
motor ambulances are taken for use on
the other shore, tiurgeona und ntirscg
from here also make tha trip to Calais,
that they muy observe and get full re- '
ports from the doctors who have had1 WAllNTOX. Oct. 2.-The French
charge of the soldiers In France. 1 ' "",uasy aay ifuen tr.e following state
Many of the Belgian soldlrra broiiRht
(Continued tin I'age Two. Column Two.)
Illinois Central .
is Sued for Taxes
CHICAGO, Oct. K.-I-egal action look
here from Ostend hsd suffered terribly
as a result of the fon-ed evacuation f
Ostend. Home of the injured were taken
to Ontend after the hospitals ' had been
abandoned and could not he glen ef
of health behind clos'J doors heard the
testimony of twelve bUohera and dealers
In an effort tn learn how widespread tha
practice had beea.
Affldaxita huv been ed before tha
board d.clartng that .leoraftt horsea and
mules have beau slaughtered and wUely-Uiren'r-rive h aocumulatAd rou(h
j pound for good cubes.
sold over meat market counters In Louie
vllle for beef At least una affidavit al-
J t irsembla young pig and sold .
begun hera todsy when P. J. Lucy, alter.
nev general of Illinois, applied for a writ
of mandamus to compel Ihe board of re
view, of Cook county to proceed against
Lurey alleged thst tha road In the last
property, leuely stocks and bonds of
tber properties, wbleh never have been
taxed, la Cook county. The matter has
been ia dispute for many years.
Mrs. Carman is
Released on Bail
NKW YORK. Oct. ai.-Mrs. Florenc 1
Pmiktln Carman, ho waa 011 trial In
Mlneola all last week for the murder of
Mrs. Ioulse Bailey, wss released on $-,-COO
ball by Justice Charles It. Kelby
In the Kings county supreme court In
Brooklyn this afternoon. Accompanied
by her attorneys, she started immediately
for her home ia Freeport.
"The report appeared some time ago
that General btunger. commanding a
brigade of the 'German army In France,
has issued an order to his troops to give
no quarter to prisoners, but to shoot tbem
all and to flnlch the wounded.
"An 'official statement' from Berlin,
via Bayville. was Issued thereupon, de
claring that this was an 'Impudent He.' '
"The atrocious order hsd. nevertheless,
reslly been given and curriod out and
proof of It la In the hands of the French
government, over twenty German pris
oners of the 112th and 142 regiments of In
fantry, now hefd In France, have declared
under oath before a magistrate that this
order was actually issued on August ,
and that lit accordant with It all French
wounded found that day were at. once
dlKpatched. Officers, and notably Captain
Cur tins of tha 112th regiment, superin
tended the execution."
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