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OMAHA, Tl'KSDAY MOWXIXU. XOVKM UKK 17, 1 !l 1 4 TI.X IWliKS.
On Trains and at
Hotel Kiwi Stands, Bo.
sixiu; out two ckxts.
AND A MILLION MEN
Premier Asks 225.000.000 Pounds
and Another Army of Ten Hun
dred Thousand Men.
PARLIAMENT GRANTS REQUEST
Not a Dissenting Voice Raised in
Commons Against Supplying
v Treasure and Soldiers.
CAN COLLECT FROM THE KAISER
Labor Leader Says Later Gold Can
Be Taken from Germany.
ALIEN TOES IN GREAT BRITAIN
Kecretnry for Home Affair Tell f
Enormous umbers of Them In
( onrenlmllou Camp
and at Large.
REMARKABLE PHOTO OF THE WAR, SHOWING THE SINKING OF THE H. M. S.
AUDACIOUS, after being beaehed off the Count of Ireland, whore it was struck by a mine.
The picture was made from the deck of the S. S. Olympic and shows the crew beirg rescued.
Although this happened nearly two weeks ago, neither the story nor p;cture has ever been
published in England, and the story only reached the United States by mail from the Lon
don office last Friday night, November 13. The picture arrived a few hours later, having
been delayed in the Customs.
3 : y'sCT
DEEP SNOW Ol'EP,
Weather Adds to Sufferings of Sol
diers Deadlocked for Month in
GERMANS REPORTED CUT OFF
IjONDOS, Nov. 16. Th meetlnf of the
2 louse of Commons today was devoted
entirely to war meauures and partisan,
politics was lacking.
Premier Asquith requested a vota for
fciCo.OOO.OOO ($1,125,000,000) and another mil
lion soldiers, both of which the house
granted without a dissenting voice.
The condition and morals of the sol
diers, the Inevitable spy system and the
rrcBS censorship were discussed freely.
The Greatest Crisis.
The nrlmo minister characterized the
rll as "the irreatest emergency in i
which the country ever lias been placed."
JIa said 1,200.000 men already were under
nrms; that the war was costing near
r.,000,000 per day, and that the govern
ment proposed to lend Belgium Jo0.000.000
nnd Servia $4,000,000 without Interest until
the end of the war.
John Hodge.' the labor member for
Lancashire, endorsed the proposal with
"Later we can collect it from the Ger
Alien F.nemles In Tamp.
THOMAS GIYES UP TWELYE FEDERAL
IN FAYOROF BARR BANKSJRE OPEN
Resigns Candidacy for President of j Telegrams Continue to Arrive All
Nebraska State Teachers'
R. J. BARR SOLE CANDIDATE
I Other Nominee Hare Withdrawn
and Veteran School Mnn of lirniul
Inland Will Head Teacher
at .r.xt Merlins;.
State uperintnndent-eleot A. O. Thnmns
of Kearney has withdrawn Ills name from
the ballot for president of the Nebraska
State Teachers' association. Superintend
ent R. J. liarr of Grand Island will be
the sole nominee, insuring his election.
President Kate McIIuRh and Seoretaiy
FV TT Clratt nf tho fiutfnofaHnn I
Reginald McKenna, secretary for home Tbonia!, at Kparncy nmI mitlfioj ,m thnt
Superintendent Barr had leen selected to
the vacancy In the list of nominees.
Day to McAdoo from Gov
ernors and Agents.
OVER MILLION IN ST. LOUIS
hicfiKo's Celebration of Whnt Ian
AVsrhnnrir tails "1'lnanelal
Fourth of July" Sedately
"Mr. Barr la an
said Dr. Tnomas.
affairs, informed the house mat. men?
were 14,500 alien enemies In the concentha
tion camps In the British Isles and 29,000
Walter Hume Loner, unionist, said the
country was not likely to be faced with
the stupendous problems of unemploy
ment which might naturally have been
expected, and he believed all the men
needed would be forthcoming, because the
Vplrtt of the country was so magnificent.
Ho congratulated the government on be
lialf of the opposition on its "steadfast
determination to carry the war to a sue
Mr. Iing. Mr. Healy and Lord Charlea
Heresford discussed Uie question of pub
licity and urged that the country should
lie plven fuller details of the achievements
of the troops in the field.
Wants Dry Vkase.
William Henry Cowan, liberal, proposed
that Great Britain follow Russia's ex-1 Thonia,
WASHINGTON. Nov. 10. Altlioufih the
twelve federal reserve banks only bepan
business today the federal reserve hoard'
already 1ms before it plans for widening;
their field' of operations und increasing
their store of cash. i
Telegrams benan to reach the Treasury!
department shortly after Secretary Mc-
Adoo issued his formal announcement to1
the banks to open their doors. They con
j tinned to arrive all dny lonR, governors
old friend of mine," j and federals reserve agents of all the,
"The teachers should i banks telegraphing their congratulations
and their promises of co-operation In j
making the system a success. No definite
data of the business done was available.
honor a man who has served in one po
sition for thirty-three years, and I ask
you to strike my name from the ballot
in his Interest."
Mr. Barr has held the position of su
perintendent In Grand Island for thirty
three years. He is one of th best known
school men In the state.
Five men were nominated for president,
of the teachers' association and all of
them withdrew from alt raws with the
exception of Mr. Graff, who remained a
catvJJ-tate for the executive committee.
AltHousrh nil nf 4 1. a tt..A , i , v. .i ....
the rules of th. .. ..T." . " . Z- ' '"g the cash of tho banks by more than
could not be filled unless the withdraw
als were for "cause," which cause would
hair Ka.im . . i m . . ...
wcn funning ior some oiner oiriec.
tonight, but Secretary Willis telegraphed
each bank for an account of its rediscount
business for the day and exected to be
able to lay a report before the board to
morrow. Has ot Heaelied DrrUlon.
The board may not be willing to draw
any definite plans from one. day's busi
ness, but the first week may have a ma
terial effect; and may result dn augment-
Other candidates who withdraw hnf. :
i- Tk . , a , . ' now denosited
. . . . iiiuuiin rrit cniii nn wna m.mi , -...
ample ana promun B.o were: Chancellor Samuel Avery of the
ing the war. Mr. Healy demanded great Unlv Nebraska Superintendent
liberty in dealing with tha dependents of j of UnPOlnJU
the soldiers: J nt Earl Cllne of Geneva.
"We are not going to have pptod Secretary Graff of the asWiation will
warriors In the workhouses again. I send out the ballots Friday knd the vote
their dependent thrown upon the scrap) W1 be re(.clved ,, ,ho TeuU tu,)u
lieap." I lated within the next two weeks. At this
w t i Tm Ur Afinultn : a, l . ....
in ins norms -- i nine tne tcacners will elect officers of the '
placed the burden of the censorship on j a8g00aUon and v., for the next n ;
France and said It was necessary to defer ; of m.etlng uncoln and Omaha are the i
.... n.iui.A. r,f tho rn'intrv which was 1 -i .... '
iif intr v j ' voih-jbhtj ior me convention
doing the greater part or me nsnuns
where the fighting was being carried on.
Dealing with the marter of pay, the
tfrnndalons and Indecent.
"The insufficiency of the pay of the
lower ranks -of commissioned officers has j
long been a reproacn io inn couunj.
has become scandalous and an indecency
when men are laying down their lives."
He announced that Earl Kitchener, sec
retary for war, had prepared a scheme
for Increased pay. He closed by declar
ing that sickness among the troops had
not exceeded 10, possibly 16, per cent, and
that he believed no body of men ever had
been brought together who had comported
themselves better than the present army.
Tramps Who Stole
Freight Train Are
Captured by Posse
SAN BERNARDINO, f,'ul., Nov. 1.-Ninety-three
tramps on their annual
winter tour westward, are In jail here
today, charged with having stolen and
operated for their own benefit a Sim
Pedro, Los Angeles & Sail Lake freight
train on the Mojave desert.
The tramps, 10.1 in number, were hiking
across the desert, bound for los Angeles,
"" - "" " . ! when the freinht train entered Otis, a sta-
t.rrater lona from Pulpit. I tion eas of here. They overpowered tho
WATERLOO, la.. Nov. W.-(-pe. lal trajn ,.rpw ,,roke sra,s of fr,.(,lt i Hr3
TeleBiam.l-S'Tmons were preached yes- an(J aft,,r niHklnR themselves coinlortaMe.
terday all over the state In the Interest of ornere(1 the engineer to pull out for Los
tir.ater Iowa. Every department of a. - AnK(.1(8 yvhen ,he tran rcaih,,d lin
tlvity is working toward this end and nBrdiI10i a p,, wag walUlMf ,or lt ,
every pulpit In this city presented th.s a but t(Jn of t(lo ,ramlle ucrt. cau,UI.od.
popular slogan in themes ouereu.
jSHARP WILL PRESENT HIS
i CREDENTIALS DECEMBER. 1
For Omaha, Council Bluffs and Vicinity
rivmiipntuiei at Oniatia Yesterday.
ll.'iO.nOO.QOf). The board has under consid
eration the deposit of a large part of the
loose cash now in the treasury and the
transfer of most of the government fundi
In national banks. Secre
tary McAdoo has power to make thesa
changes, but so far has not reached
if the first week s rediscount business
shows that the rserve hanks ran use more
rash, however, the board probably wM
suggest the adoption of the plan. It
has been reported to tho board that thern
Is about II10.Oiio.iiO In the treasury avail
able for thus purpose and that nboi t
jm imnimi of the $7!t.il,000 now In the hanks)
on deposit for the government could l
The board tonight made public a if
cular defining time delimits as Including
any deposit subject to cheek on which
the bank has the right by written con
tract with the depositor at the time of
deposit to require not less than thirty
days' notice before any part of it may be
Ovrr Million Hollars.
ST. LOl'lS, Nov. 16 "Deposits of re
serves in the St. IaiuIb federal resena
bank on thiH opening hi.v were probably
in excess of II.ikO.ohi," said C K. French
cashier, late this afternoon. "It Is Inipos-
; sihle to give the exact amount, for it has
1 not all been counted. The amount counted
, Is I'rsT.OOO. Of the deposits probably :!.'
' ...nt Is in kohl and If (lie gold ce .
til'lcates be Included the gold deposit
are probably M per cent. We estimate
that between SlO.tmi.iifi and SH.eM.'K'O will
be received ill the flrt luMtallniet t of re
K. 4'. Hank Open..
KANSAS CITY, Nov. lii. Witli Lie in
terior of the bank ilecoialed with floweis
bearing the iknlt: of hanker and biihl
ncs men throughout this fectjon, the
Kain-as 'tty federal reserve bunk opened
t'xiay. The Colorado National bank of
Deliver was the first depositor with
Despite the fact that the calle to tho
The bnttle In Flanders was
continued yesterday with tho
ferocity which hag consistently
marked this crucial struggle since
it began more than a month ago.
From French sources cume re
ports of minor advantages in the
fighting, but the great issue
there, as on the eastern frontier
of Germnny, still hung in the bal
ance. Ilerlln made the ttatement that
three British warships, part of the
fleet which had been assisting the
allies to stem the German onrush
toward the Kngllsh channel, had
Of greater importance to Great
Hritalu than any of the day's, pass
ing; events was Hie question of the
attitude in the world t ar to be
taken by the millions of Moslems
in its colontaK possessions. Re
ports emanating from Germany
were that the Moslems in some
instances, at least, were siding
with the sultan of Turkey, to
whom they owe spiritual alle
giance, as against Great Britain.
The German attack on the ex
treme west Is shifting slowly
southward In Belgium, toward the
French border. The country to
the west of Dlxmude has been
transformed, by the tapping of
canals and the heavy rains, into a
vast swamp in which heavy fight
ing is almost Impossible. South
of Dlxmude, the French war office
said today, renewed German ef
forts to cross the Yser canal were
beaten back, with the destruction
of a German regiment. The French
claim tho recapture of positions
taken recently by the enemy. Else-,
where along the lines the fighting
has once more relaxed, being lim
ited chiefly to artillery engage
ments. In London it is rumored that a
large force of Germans around
Dlxmude has been cut off by the
floods. The inundated country
now extends south of Dlxmude to
within three miles of Blxschoote,
about balf way to the French
Official Bulletin Sayi Czar's Army
Lost Men. Ammunition and
BEDOUINS ARE MENACING ADEN
Chieftains Snld to lie Mnsslnn lol-
lovrrrs Allnrk llrlllsh I
I'lilinii at I nnf r lOnrt of
thr Itnl Pea.
APPEAL FOR PEACE
His Holiness Calls Upon the Nations
and Feople to End the Frat
CHRIST'S SPIRIT DOESN'T REIGN
London Star Says Floods Have Iso
lated Large Force of Teutons in
Vicinity of Dixmude.
KAISER'S FORCES BACK OF YSER
Have Been Compelled to Relinquish
Few Points Held for Week on
Left Bank of River.
NEW LINE IN WEST PRUSSIA
Germans Are Fortifying Thorn,
Posen and Breslau.
ntliin, liner, t itles nnd Individu
als Are Ultlded liy llnnoor and
SrlftMlineas More Than by
I'ollllcnl Front Irra.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 1. William O.
Sharp, former Ohio congressman, will
present his credentials as American am- Ml meiul er hunks directing them to send
6 a. m 1st bussador to France to 'resident Foln- their gold reserves was smi otu touay a
6 a. m J' nrf. on December 1, and take over the number of banks anticipated It and sent
' a. in .ffi.,- V.. ,1,1 K,. fr.,-. ,,.,( f '.wrnr. Ml-. . ill limolMllH If L.r r.-ktil t i 1 1 17 t' Hi . K O. aCCOllllllir
S u. in..
lo a. m
11 a. m -'
1.' m I
1 p. in -'
2 p. m -?
, .iffice now held by former llovernor My
h ron T. Derrick of Ohio.
(Continued u J'age Two. Column Two.) j
3 p. in.
4 p. m
h p. HI -i
6 p. in M
7 p. m
5 p. in . . -" '
tuiuuarallve Loral Hrrurl. j
ISM. lUKt 11'IJ. mn
Highest yesterday 31 '
i.owrst yisttrdav It ;fl
Mean te.iiperulure 4-
1'lcc.l itati. II '
Teinp'raiuiv and precipitation
tun from tue normal:
Noriuil iiiniii rnture
Df-f .eieney for the day
Total dct.clcm y emi e March 1...
Normal nrec mtation '
1 ell, lencv for the daV 03 nu ll
Ttdal rainfall tim e March 1 . ..'I 'i inctie
lieth l..ncv since March I 3.5ft Inches,
1 tendency lor cor. period. lHl:i. 7.W m lies t tured on the Vistula river.
l'efic.ency lor cor. ptr,oi. l'.'l.'. 3. Ct inches I (;,.rnian forces have been successful at
ltrporla from Mutluus at 7 P. M.
Ftatlon and tj.ate. Temp. High- Ham-
German Official Bulletin Tells of
Advance in Flanders and Argonne
to Handle the Spies
Ii)NlM)N, Nov. 11. Several Interviews
iwith members of l'arllament demanding
' tlie appointment of a committee of pub
; lie salety "to take necessary measures
: to prevent any further mischief from
(lerman spies" arc. published here today.
William Joynsuu-IIicks. member for
Hrenlford, said: "The present authori
ties arc complacent, almost frivolous. In
(baling with the question. That the whole
I coast should be cleared of all foreigners
Is undoubted. There prohubly are many
spies among the l'.elglan refugees, and
'even In the recruits for the new army."
1 The Daily Kxpresa says: "The spy at
, present Is able to he serviceable because
P. is nobody's business to deal Willi hhn.
Thren government departments are con-
j cerneii the war office, the home office
j n n 1 the admiralty and the result is In
i action, hesitation and all manner of nils
j chiefs. There should he a committee, of
safety directly responsible to 1'arliainnnt
and the people."
HPUl.lN. Nov. It!. -illy Wireless.) An
official Turkish bulletin male public in
Heilln today claim further successful
Ottoman operations against the Ilusslan.
who. It la asserted, suffered seveie oea
in men, ammunition and provisions.
DtopntchcK reaching tirre by way of
Comtantlnoplo set foith that the llrltlsh t com. nipt
Maport of Aden, In Arabia, at the south
ern entrance to the Hcd sea, is In danger
because the lender of the local lledouins
is calling on his people to rise anil lib
crate the country from the Hi It ish yoke.
Tho ltrltisb possessions around Aden, In
ad.lltlon to the seaport Itself, comprise
an area of about eighty square miles.
Will Nut Violate nra Cnnnl.
Included In the Information given to
the press today in official quarters is tho
'Trlnce Dolgorokoff, In an article in a
Moscow newspaper, demands vainly tho
liberation cf Russian Jew from steclal
"Constantinople denies tha allegation
of the triple entente powers that Turkey
Intends a violation of thr International
character of the Suei cnnnl
"The Russian near Knprtikeui, in
Trans-Causcasla, lost li.rtM) men In killed
and wounded. The Turks took TiiiO Rus
sian prisoners and captured li'.Ooti rifles
and lnrgo quantities of ammunition. Tho
Turks are advancing on Katun "
gnltan Afrnr Allies.
CONSTANTINOpl.i:, Nov. Ifi. (Via
Koiidon,) - The ktilttn of Turkey has Issued
a proi liuuation to the army ami navy In
whii h he accuses tlreat Krltnln, France
and Russia of having Instigated the war
on Turkey. He adds in this connection
that the outcome will put an end to the
attempts directed against the glory of the
Kxhorting hl soldiers and sailors lo
bravery tho hiiltan says:
"Not only the fate of our own country,
hut tho future existence of 3Vio0,inio
Moslems depends on your victory."
RUSSIANS ARE IMPOSING FINE9
to Pay I. or
tion to l.rt I.
ii Them Forced
ais In Propor
Mnde by tier-llclulant.
Will Locate Hidden
WASHINGTON, Nov. in. I'slng a newly
Invented apparatus naval rxpeils aie
working close on the trail of persona uh
pected of surreptitiously communicating
hy concealed wireless outfits with bel
ligerent vessels In the Atlantic ocean.
So lar evidence, has lufn secured impli
cating some persons In Florida, but the
Maine woods mystery remains unsolved.
W ifiun a few days, however, the detec
tion of all such Is regarded r.H inevita
ble. The new instruments were pi i fecled ly
American naval officers.
Rn.MK, Nov. It. -The poe today caused
to be puWIshcd his anno.incco encyclical
urging peace aiiioug the uniting nations
In this dot umenl the pontiff attributes
the war to four eausts. luimcly. t.ack of
mutual und sliu ere love among men,
f authority. Injustice on the
part of one class ot tue people MKalnst
another, ami the consideration of ma
teilal welfare as the sole object of human
The pope's appeal urging peace In F.U
ropc follows a pnstoiul letter from the
pontiff Issued early in September, In
which he exhorted the heads of the na
tions engaged In hostilities to end the
present reign of ruin, disaster and blood
shed. The pope then suld the spectacle
of the conflict filled him with horror and
sadness, and that he hoped not only for'
the end of this war, but of all wara,
Present War la Terrible.
The em ycllcal begins by tracing a hor
rible picture of the present war and by
(ailing upon the rubra and the peoples
to end tho fratricidal fight In order that
tho dawn of the new pontificate ho
blessed by n voice announcing peace
through nit the world. The present blood v
war Is terrible, the enccllcul declares,
because it Is a struggle of souls as well
as a struggle of bodies, the soul being
th.' origin or the body.
After making reference to the doctrines j
of Christ, the communication says
LONDON, Nov. 16. In conse.
quence of tho week-end rains, saya
the Rotterdam correspondent of th
Star, it in rumored that a big force
of (iornians around Dlxmude has
been cut off by floods.
LONDON, Nov. It!. The armies
of the allies and of Germany remain
deadlocked at West Flanders today
nlone, the battle line where the snow
Is ankle deep, with the prospects ot
further Intermittent artillery duels
and Infantry rlnHhes, which for
more than a month have been swing
ing hack and forth without definite
I Tho snow and the generally adverso
I weather conditions will make necessary
I more frequent shifta of men in tho
j trenches and there, will be more sickness,
I especially lung and throat affections. In
short trench warfare already laborous
ml exhausting, dally will become u
German Hark of Yser.
The Hermans have not abandoned their
attempt to reach tho French coast
towns, and yet they have not advanced.
Today, according to tho claims of the
allies, tho Hermans arc back on the right
bank of the Yser, having been forced to
release ther grip on points on the left
bank held so stubbornly by them last
This retirement of the breadth of the
"The spirit of Christ ... s not reign to- "rr "cio.e.i oi i innai com.nuniea
dav. The people, talk of brotherhood Hons given out III Farls Inst night as
more than th. y ever have before, yet
brotherhood Is Ignored t, day to a de
gre greater than ever before. Nations,
lacs, cities nmI Individuals are divided
today by i him or and selfishness more
than they are hy political frontiers. The
lack of reciprocal charity Is causing a
lack of respect fur authority.
Austrian Army Wins
Victory in Servia
'the "most noteworthy incident of the
day," and it shows how little change
there has been elsewnere either in Bel
glum or In France.
In the meantime the Hermans are put
ting the finlsihlng lou. h-s to the defences
stretching in row after rw from Ostend
to the Dutch bortl"i, und should their
present lines he broken, they probably
will endeavor to wlnt:-r In these snug and
carefully prepared positions.
(rrmana Fortify Towns.
In the enstern area of the war the Her
mans are making and executing similar
'plans In the face of the Rumlun advance.
It Is said that great Herman forces aro
UKRL.1N'. Nov. R (By Wireless.) An
l.j official announcement given out in Ber
lin thla afternoon says that the Herman
attacks In Flanders are progressing
.lefxii - i i slow ly. but that In tho Argonne the H.-r-
i mans have obtained further Important
,f Weath'-r. T p. m. t,t
Cheyenne, clear SO Zt
Denver, cleur - '
Des Moines, clear SJ
Dotige City, clear J
North riatle. cloudy y :
I Uiu.i. i. clear l 11
I'tiehlo, clear '- M
Rap d City, cloudy :'4 L
Santa Fe, .t. cloudy St 1.'
Slieiidan. cloud ' 11 i
t",uiix City, clear --' ii
Aah titlne. ilou.iy
U. A. WELSH. Local Forecaster.
"The fighting In the east continues
Yesterday our troops operating in east
Prussia repulsed the enemy in the region
south of Stalljpoenen. Troops trom
west 1'iu-sin successfully resisted the ad
vance of Riiksian forces at Sol, I a u and
t successes. j after a successful battle at Iapno drove
Continuing it sets forth that H. rman them l ack in the direction of l'l.u-k.
inch ! forces have repulsed the enemy near Stal-I Strong Russian forces are advancing
lupnenen and also drove theiu back at along the rigid bank of the Vistula river.
Lipno. Five hundred prisoners were cap-iln this fighting we hade ioO prisoners
and captured ten machine guns
' A decision has been arrived at In the
battle which has he'-n going on for the
last ft il:is In continuation of our suc
cesses at WloHnwi k. In Russian Poland
on the Yist ila, tli rty miles northwest of
I'lock, wheie s.-ciu! Russian army Corps
In opio-it;on to us lurr dilven back be
yond Kutno. Aci ording to the present
reH,its we mad.- 2.t'Jo prisoners and cap
tur.d over twenty ma. blue guns, us well
as some cannon, lue number of which
bus not yet Ltcii ascertained."
W loclawek, w here several Russian army
corps have been driven back. In this
Robber Holds Up
Poker Players and
Makes His Escape
j 1N'A CITY, f.i., Nov. W (Special
I Telegram.) Twenty men, eight of them
playing, were Lacked away from a poker
tuh'e In a private room here at i o'clock
this moinint; bv a bandit and relieved of
up toa 1 10 pot und about l.'uO In the "bank"
I of the game. The robber made a safe
.u: j fighting the Germans, according to pres
.el'ent reports, made 'j.Vm) prisoners and eap
""I tired much artillery. The tent of the
M,j communication follows:
."' "In the western arena of th war both
1 sides showed only moderate activity yes
terday Oil Ht lUUlU 0 1 lot? Mllll Ml.
"In Flanders our attacks are proi.-r.ii-ing,
but In the forest of Argonne
have won further Important successes.
STFNOHRAI'MKR Must have high
Hchool or coil. c,, education, tie rapid,
in curute and have ainl.lthui an, I abil
ity to get ahead Salary according
to ability. State full experience and
Tot farther Information about
this opportunity, see ths Want
Ad section of today's Be.
France Says the
PARIS, Nov, IS. The official communi
cation by the French War offh-e tonight
"The situation Is without modlfi. atlon."
RKRI.IN, Nov. Pi. (Ily Wir.leas.)-Tho
Austrian army Operating In Selvhi, says
an Austrian official bulletin given to the j being concentrated at Thorn, Posen and
Herman press today, continues its for- lireslau. with tho . Idea of keeping the
ward movement. RuhhIuiis out of important districts in
The retr. ntlng Servians rallied In a
strong poeltlon to thn westward ami
tho provinces of Posen and Silesia.
A word ot caution to tho allies comes
says, but the AtiKtrlana captured tha key
to this position after hard fighting.
An official lliidapcst dispatch report
that the Auslrlans took (ibretitivitc by
iiorthwert of Vail, vo, tho announcement j from Peirograd. This is that they must
not expect the Russian to sweep Into
Ilerlln over night, aa It were, aa their
advance may take months and even
longer. Thu Hermans occupy the de
fenses they have lieen preparing for
years and in addition to this, they may
la. able t i spare even more men for tho
olieiatiou ol their eastern front.
Russian armies seem to bo gradually
j converging on Cracow and the siege or
Nine busi-1 Investment of this place apiiears to bo
NINE BUSINESS HOUSES
IN PHCENIX ARE BURNED
I'lltiKMX. Ariz, Nov. Pi.
liens establishments welti wiped out to
day by a flie, entailing a loss estimated
at .''i,ie. The lire started In the rear of
a clothing store. lHsplte efforts of tho
fire dep'ii luieiil It burned four hours until
j. lire wall haired further progress. In
..'no lii I isoi vtnn rr:' out. no nirfs.Bj
have lieen made. l ading walls frequently
impel llh'.l firemen, but no one was injured.
(Continued on Page Two, Column Four.)
Little Human Interest Stories of
the Big World War Now Raging
sin Fast Prussia huve given orders that as!
thn Russians advance tho Inhabitants j
must ahandon their homes and remove i
all their flocks and herds, as well asi
tl .ir valuables and burn their houses, so!
jus to prevent the Russluns subsisting on,
Unas I hur Auatrlaua iduitl),
LONDON. Nov. The Dally Mall's
(Vpcuhum u torresi.ondi nt suys:
"The udvaiue of the Russians toward
l'raw hits become somewhat slow, as
they aie on upled In dilvlng the Austrian
army before them."
tfahanlstan to Join. In War.
nF.iti.iN, Nov. i6.-constantinopei re- find all of tht'se places adver
ports tnai tuc aine. r ot Aignantstan nas
dei iiUvl to declare war on Russia and
Oreul Britain. The khedlve of F-gypt de
clurtd to the correspondent of the Frank
furter Z.eituiiK lila loyalty to the sultan,
which was dictated by his religious obli
gations. Tho khedlve intends to acconu
l.ndnla Nrra l.nnu War.
AMSTERDAM (via Ixmdoli), Nov. Pi
King Iwdwlg of Haviiiia, rrvltwlng the
cadets at Munich today, according to the
I.n al Anri. ger of Berlin, said. "The war
wll! last a long time, but we shall Hot
rest until Hit) enemy Is beaten and until
peace, is He. tin d that wll piotetl us a
long time against attack."
aoldlrra huffrr wllb Colds.
T111F.LT. Belgium, (via Sas Van Hn. nt.
The lluguu and London), Nov. 11.
Heavy fogs alternating with pouring
rains are causing a great deal of sick
ness among the soldiers in the trenches.
The llt. hes are flooded and the men are
forced constuiitly to stand In tho vat.-r.
As a lesuil these soldieis suffer trout se
vere cold.-, which frequently dev. lop ll to
Praaauta Must II urn Moines.
LONDON, Nov. Pi A Copenhagen dis
patch to the Daily Mall says It is learned, puny the Turkish army which is marcu-
from Berlin that the military authorities Ing on F-gypt.
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