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EVENING IiBbGlilB PHILADELPHIA, WEDNESDAY, FEBEUABY 17, 191S.
BRI1M TRAP READY
. FOR SUBMARINES IN
WAR OF STARVATION
"Der Tag" Calmly Awaited
as Great Navy Plans to
' Deal Blow to Germany's
Fleet of Undersea Raid
ers, Teuton Civilians Now Believed
Starving and Britain Hopes
n Tflnrl Wni lw KfTcctive
m t v, ,,- -
h - N0030 on Trade in irooas.
!" Blockade Scheme.
LONDON. Ftb. 17. With lt naval plans
completed to meet the aubmarlno care
'palftn which Germany Is expected to
launch tomorrow. Ortat Britain awaited
tho lasuo today with nil calmncs. confl
uent In Its ability not only to ward oft
'the Gorman attacks, but also to effect n
blockade of the German coast that will
shorten tho war.
i JleJolclne over the latest successful raid
" of tho British aviation corps upon the
German navnl baso at Zcebrugge, Bel
' slum, was Increased by reports that the
bombs dropped by tho aeroplanes, had se
riously damaged three German subma
Tines. AdvlceB to this effect wore re
ceived from Amsterdam, the dispatches
also stating that It will bo Impossible for
the Germans to repair these submarines
The attack upon Zeobruggo and tho
placing of a prize crew upon tho Amcrl-
. can steamship Wllhelmlna, which Is at
Falmouth with a cargo of foodstuffs con-
, signed to Germany, are taken hero today
as the answer of the Government to tho
. German proposal of compromise.
,- The next actlvo step Is expected to bo
tho estabtshmont of a blockade of tho
German coast that will prevent any food
- supplies reaching Germany by water.
The admission made by Admiral
rehncke. of tho German Marino Depart
ment, that Germany had not enough food
to feed Its civilian population slnco
Britain cut oft Its supplies has strength
ened the determination of Great Britain
tr wago aTelentless camnalgn. The Brit
ish Government Is confident that It will
bo able to place an unbreakable embargo
Upqn tho food supplies which Germany
For the last 2t hours thero has been
great activity at the Admiralty. Winston
Spencer Churchill and his associates
spent tho greater part of last night theie,
- No Information as to the cause of this
'activity was given out, but tho qulot air
of confidence by the Admiralty attaches
today spoke louder than words. There Is
a unanimous -belief that if the German
submarines enter British waters they will
recelvo a, great surprise. What tho natura
of this surprise Is cannot be divulged, but
there Is no doubt that Britain has boen
preparing for this submarine warfare for
Bteam trawlers have been enlisted as
auxiliary vessels through tho proffer' of
rewards. lvs thousand dollars Is to be
given to any of thete vessels that sink
a German submarine. A similar amount
Will be paid for Information that results
1 In a sinking or capturing of a German
wnrshlpv Smaller rewards will be paid
for other services In behalf of tho navy.
With these trawlers on the lookout, the
British navy will be equipped with a
"mosquito fleet" that Is Invaluable.
Many applications for additional In
.surance poured lto Lloyd's today. They
,;came from owners of merchant vessels
,"wJio Intend to keep their ships In opera
tion. ' The Westminster Gazette makes the following-
statement as to the attitude of
i; Britain on tho ove of Germany's subma
f "All we can say about 'the day" (Dcr
;Tag) is that this country faces tho pros
pect calmly and coolly. The pirates may
do" soma damage, but we are none the
Jess confident that our sailors, whether In
' the" navy or merchant marine, will be able
to deal effectively in the long -run with
Pthe threatened terrora of torpedoo and
(, The Evening Standard says:
1 "Any further attempts nt accommoda
Htlons seem somewhat misplaced. H is
jj evident that Germany most appreciates
!,th argument of the big stick."
SINKS TWO VESSELS
1 Continued from Fare One
; The torpedo struck under the water line
"and the Dulwlck sank within 10 minutes.
Captain Hunter ordered his men Into the
'boats Immediately and they pulled away
,-Jrom the doomed vessel.
White making toward the French coast
seeking a ship which might rescue them
?tha crew of the Dulwlck saw the subma
' rlne risp to the surface several times, as
' If watching them, and then disappear
SUBMARINE SUPPLY BASES
FOUND ON THE HEBHIDES
r LONDON. Feb. 17. It became known
I today that about a fortnight ago the Ad
miralty learned that four and possibly
,flva supply depots for submarines were
established In the Hebrides Islands before
th war. It Is possible that others were
.established on the coast of Scotland.
For many weeks light draft vessels
-have been searching In the Hebrides for
; the German depots, but sc far as can be
Slarnd here the search has thus far been
.(fruitless. The rugged character of the
Islands t naturally favorable to conceal
"mant. Thtre aro many places where petro.
fours could be had and there are even un
habitated islands on which spare crews
' for submarines could long live unde
tected. It Is understood that pipes run
-Jrors th supply depots for a distance
ottJhore, and ara buoyed there- In this
water anbrairines can set a supply of
)j-etrol without getting close tp shore.
, ron tlis Hebrides It would be possible
Iter the submarines to speed south to Liv
erpool and lie In wait for British ship.
ON GERMAN BLOCKADE
" JSSKLIN, Feb. IT German Arabaaia
4n and Ministers in neutral countries,
it was announced fcere today, have
ban-Jed to the Governments to which they
? accredited a final warning far neutral
Flipping- to avoid the war son as de
liit and defined by the German Ad-
VttAYt BRANDED, IS CHARGE
.nMMss Reported Marking Captive
I ta prevent Escapes.
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BRITAIN IN MROR,
Suspension of Ocean Traffic
Draws Ironical Comments
From Berlin Newspapers.
BEUL1N, Feb. 17 Berlin newspapers
today print In prominent positions dis
patches telling of the suspension of water
trofno .by Dutch and English steamship
companies. They make no comment on
the Dutch company's action, but refer
n.i4ttl.nll4' in tliA Rncrliah Arm.
'England apparently Intends to let neu
tral shipping take tho risks," says the
Tagps Zeltung, "but It Is very careful to
protect Its own, Has It so tittle confi
dence In Its navy that it Is afraid to let
English ships traverso tho war zone?
'They have good reason to bo terrified,
Germany has made no threats that It has
failed to carry out. Our submarines are
ready for the test. We know what they
The Kroutz Zeltung admits that Ger
many Is likely to suffer some losses in
submarines, but philosophically remarks:
"Tho losses of tho enemy will moro than
ottsol ours, however. We shall bo ready
to strike when tho hour comes."
RUSSIANS MAKE STAND
ON BUKOWINA RIVER
General Battle on for Cornowltz,
VIENNA. Feb. 17.
Whllo tho Austro-Gcrman forces in
southeastern Gallcla are advancing from
N'adworna toward Stnnlslnu, the chief
Interest now centres In the military oper-
over the Suzawa and Soreth Rivers, the
Russians are now making a stand on
the Itlver Pruth.
A gane'nal battlo has opened about Czer
noivlU. according to a dispatch from
Budapest, which adds that tho Austrlans
are attacking tho Russians from the east
und aouth of Czernowltz, whllo the Gor
mam are making a flanking movoment to
Because of the Austro-German advances
toward Stanlslau, t'no Russian troops In
that region are unable to send any re
inforcements to Czernowltz. It Is re
ported tho Austrlans havo entered tho
outskirts of Czcrnowlt' after severo fight
ing. KAISER INVESTS KOVNO,
BERLIN DISPATCH SAYS
German Slego of Great Russian
BERLIN, Fob. 17.
A dispatch from Koenlgsberg to the
Lokal Anzelgor states that German troops
have reached the great Russian fortress
of Kovno and havo Invested It com
pletely, Kovno Is a fortress of the first class,
CO miles from tho Russo-German frontier,
at the Junction of the Nlemcn and Vlllya
Rivers. - It has a population of nearly
GERMANS CAPTURE 50,000
RUSSIANS, BERLIN REPORTS
Kaiser Witnesses Disaster to Slavs in
BERLIN, Feb. 17.
The recent victory of the Germans over
the Russians In East Prussia was won
under the eyes of Emperor William. More
than 55,000 prisoners were tnken by the
Germans, who nlso captured moro than
60 cannon and CO machine guns.
Only a remnant of tho 10th Russian
army, which consisted of more than 11
divisions (200,000 men), succeeded In es
caping across the frontier into Russia. A
vast quantity of ammunition and other
war supplies was abandoned by the Czar's
troops In their flight.
Thesb facts are set forth in an official
statement Issued at tho War Office today.
The conflict lasted for nine days In the
Mazurlnn Lake region and terminated In
what the icport calls a decisive triumph
for the Germans. Tho victory was later
celebrated in the town of I.yck, which
hnd provided a base for the Russians.
There after tho battle Emperor William
personully congratulated his soldiers, who-
sang "Deutscnianu ueoer alics in their
RUSSIA REPORTS TEUTON
CHECK IN CARPATHIANS
Advance in Bukowlna Called "Local"
FETROGRAD, Feb. 17. In military
circles the deployment of large Austrian
forces on the roads to Nadworna and In
Bukowlna Is stated to have only local
Whatever may happen on the ex
tremity of that flank will, It Is averred,
have nothing more than a subordinate
Inftuenco on the whole great scheme of
operations, which embraces practically
the entire range.
The net result of the fighting In the
Carpathians Is that the attack of the
Teutons has been paralyied and steadily
held toward the northern Hungarian
plain, according to War Office reports,
which chronicle progress la Gallcla on
the left bank of the San River and re
pulse of determined attack at Wysi
kow Pass and the heights of Kozlowka.
Passage of the Bereth, on the way to
Cernowltr. is conceded by the War Of
fice. Woman Sues for $5000
Bophla Soltyexak has brought suit
against Frank Borawskt In Common Fleas
Court No. i to recover 1200 for breach of
promts of marriage. The young woman
saya she became acquainted with the de
fendant In July, 1914, and after he had
paid her ardent attentions, he promised
to marry her In October of the same year.
In January of this year, It la alleged,
be jilted the plaintiff and became be
trothed to another girl. Judge Carr Is
sued a capias for the arrest of Borawskt.
fixing' hU ball at 1W0.
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IN OPERATIONS OF WAR
RIDICULED BY BLERI0T
Inventor of French Mono
plane Declares Imprac
ticability of Bulky Di
rigibles Has Already
By WILLIAM PHILIP SIMMS
Untted Press Btaff Correspondent.
Copyrighted, 1015, by the United Trcfs.
PARIS, Feb. 17.
"The much-vaunted Zeppelins are utter
ly worthless for purposes of war. They
are certain Boon to disappear entirely no n
factor In uerlal navigation of any sort."
It was Louis Blcrlot, Inventor of the
monoplane, who was talking. And he had
been carefully reading the Interview with
Count von Zeppelin, In which the German
Inventor declared his great dirigibles
would bo material factors In ending the
war. Bleriot. the first man to fly tho Eng
lish Channel in a heavter-than-alr ma
chine. Is France's chief consulting expert
In matters aerial. His big shops, Just
outside of Furls, are working night and
dny turning out machines for the French
army. And In tiem he Is Incorporating
many things which, after tho war, will
ossuro the future of the aeroplane; as a
HANDICAPS TO DIRIGIBLES.
"This war has killed tho Zeppelins," he
continued. "They are bound to disappear
entirely because they are Impracticable.
They aro too bulky, too light, too frail for
such stern work, and are entirely at the
mercy of the elements. Tho very fact
that they require a small army of attend
ants and the Inability to provide the
necessary basus for them near the front,
with monster sheds which are Imperative
to protect them against the weather, is a
handicap that cannot be overcome.
"As n matter of fact, the Zeppelins nave
been entirely inactive In tho present war.
The small abortive raid on the British
seacoost Una does not count. Inasmuch
as they failed to accomplish a single thing
of military value."
"Then you consider Paris and London
perfectly safe from Zeppelin raids" I
"Of course. Granted Ideal weather con
ditions. It will not be Impassible for the
Zeppelins to raid these and other cities.
But I do not believe that a single Zep
pelin that will participate In such a raid
will ever escape to German territory
again. They offer a monstrous target
when they1 ny low. A raid of the sort
contemplated would have to be made at
night, and the dirigibles would have to
fly at a great height. The only things they
could accomplish would be the destruc
tion of a few houses and possibly the
killing of a few noncombatants.
DANGER IN SUBMARINES.
"So far as military results are con
cerned, submarines are far moro danger
ous than Zeppelins ever could be. We
must watch under the sea far more care
fully than we must the air,"
"Then you consider tho aeroplane a far
more potent weapon of warfare than the
Zeppelin T" I asked.
"Very muoh so. Experience has shown
that aeroplanes, flying swiftly and very
high, are almost Impossible to bring
down, whereas Zeppelins flying Mow and
low offer a maximum target. I am sure
that If Zeppelins ever venture at real
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warfare tho Count will see his Illusions
vanish and fade Into thin air."
"What effect has the war had on tho
construction and equipment of aero
planes?" "Actual practlco has led to many
changes, Just as Fcgoud's ups'.dedown
flights did, but the changes that hav&
bpen made must, of course, remain secret
until after tho war Is over. There Is no
doubt, however, that the acroplnno Is a
"How about tho claim of Count Zeppelin
that ono of his aircraft will bo the first
to cross the Atlantic?"
"Utterly absurd. An acroplano will bo
tho first to cross, nlthoUKh I will not nt
taln my ambition to bo tho man to pilot
one. You know one Boon loses tho knack
of flying, and for myself I only take to
the air now to test out new Inventions."
TREATMENT IN BERLIN
AROUSES U. S. ENVOY
Gerard Hint3 at Dissatisfaction
With Public Attitude Re
ports Instances of Molesta
tion. BERLIN, Feb. 17.-The Lokal Anzelger
today printed an interview with Ambas
sador James W. Gerard, which Ib taken as
a hint that Minister Gerard Is dissatisfied
with the treatment accorded him In Ger
many during his tenure of office. The
"Ambassador Gerard described to a rep
resentative of the Loknl Anzelger t'.ie
Incident of the evonlng of February 8.
when he and somo friends were ocupv
ing a box at the Winter Garden, Berlin's
music hall. The Ambassador and his
friends wore conversing in English, when
suddenly a man In nn adjoining box arose
and said In n loud volco: 'The talklns of
English In n. German theatre must bo
described as a provocation.' Although
this man was at once informed that It
was a party of Americans speaking Eng
lish, ho still protested, and finally t'no
whole house took sides against the dis
turber, who was then obliged to apologise
10 me imoa8saaor.
Ambassador Gerard added to the re
porter' "I havo no luck In Germany, I came to
Germany a great admirer of the country
and the Kaiser. Otherwise I would not
have accepted the post. My friendship
for tho country and the peoplo has hardly
bean encournged since I came to Ger
many. Beside tho Incident mentioned, I
wns molested on the evening when the
English declaration of war wns an
nounced as I was leaving the British Em
bassy." Ex-Manager SeekB Accounting
Alexander Faber, a former manager of
sales and general superintendent of Irwin
N. Megargee & Co., today started suit
against that firm for tho recovery of a
part of his salary and for an accounting
of a share of profits to which, ho says,
ho was entitled under his contract of em
ployment. Faber obtained his position with the
company In April, 1911.
Of Particular Interest to Young Men)
will appear tomorrow morning in
the newspapers concerning our
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"WAR ZONE" DANGERS
NOT TO AFFECT U.S.,
IS WASHINGTON VIEW
Tension at Capital Over
Potential Impasse Be
tween This Country and
Belligerents Relaxes at
Word From White House.
Government, However, Is De
termined to Deal Firmly
With Situation Silent on
Policy Until Receipt of Ger
mun Reply to Protest.
WASHINGTON, Feb 17.-The tension
existing between the United States and
the belligerents In tho European conflict
was relaxed today by a reassuring word
from the Whlto House that President
Wilson Is confident the International situ
ation will bo cleared without Involving
the United States.
Tho United States Intends to deal with
the situation firmly, but thero Is a feeling
of optimism tbat a German submarine
will never blow up an American mer
chantman, dosplte tho warning iccently
Issuud by tho Gorman Admiralty. This
warning Is now Interpreted to have been
put out for Its effect In Great Britain! to
send up Insurance rates on shipping and
to tnaka foreign trade precarldUs.
Tho German war zone declaration be
comes effective tomorrow. In the mean
time a reply from Germany to tho pro
test of the United States Is expected to
arrive, and Great Britain, It Is believed,
will meet In n friendly spirit foe Amer
ican request concerning the use of the
Stars and Stripes on British ships.
There Is a feeling of confidence In
Washington that tho various protests
pouring In on Germany from neutrals will
lead to a modification of the German war
zone order. It Is believed that ovoiy
Gorman submarine captain will bo given
Instructions to avoid making "the mis
take" to which the German Admiralty ro
forml In Its warning.
What protection this Government In
tends to give the 1000 Americans heading
Into Germany's forbidden war zone or
what It will do to shield future passen
gers nnd commerce was this afternoon a
Secretory of Stato Bryan declined "to
outllno any policy," nor would ho lndlcat'3
whether his flllcnce was due to the fact
that up to parly aftornoon Germany's an
swer to America's war-zone protest had
Both Stato and Navy Department offl
.clals denied thst they had received any
German suggestion that American wnr
ships, could safely convoy American mer
chantmen throuch the death zone. Thoy
Indicated strongly, however, that thoy do
not Intend to follow such a course to
avoid Germany's destruction threat.
GREECE SENDS ULTIMATUM
TO TURKEY, SAYS BUCHAREST
Must Apologize by Thursday for In
sult to Consular Attache.
BUCHAREST, Rumania, Feb. 17.
Wnr between Greece and Turkey Is de
clared by diplomats here to be Imminent.
A dispatch from Athens states that the
Turkish minister to Greece has left for
Constantinople and that members of the
Greek legation In the Ottomnn capital are
now preparing to depart for Athens
whither the Greek Minister already has
Tho departure of the Turkish Minister
from Athens is said to have followed the
delivery of an ultimatum from Greece de
manding an apology for Insult ngnlnst
the Greclt consular attache at Constan
tinople. ATHENS, Feb. 17. Tho Austrian and
German Ambassadors at Constantinople
have advised the Turkish Government to
settlo Its dispute with Oreeco Immedi
ately. SCANDINAVIAN LINER TAKEN
TO TORT BY BRITISH CRUISER
Osltnr II, Overdue, Searched for Con
traband at Kirkwall.
NEW YOniC. Feb. 17.-The Dakar II,
tho Scandinavian-American liner, which
left this port February with COO pas
sengers, was picked up by a British
cruiser nnd taken Into Kirkwall, a port
in the north of Scotland, last Sunday,
according to a cablegram received by the
company's officials here today.
Officials of the company wero Informed
the ship was being held until her cargo
could be examined for contraband, after
which It would be allowed to take its
course to Christlanla.
The Oskar II was overdue and her ap
parent dleappearance at sea aroused fears
that she had been sunk by a mine. She
carries a b(g American cargo.
ABDOMINAL SCrrOIlTKHS. CTO.
tdy atttndant. I'urehiM j AVRr.T.'Q
lrect from th factory. ii'V.""" &
1011 SmiNO ClMtUKN ST.
ZEPPELIN AND aUBMARlNES
HIT IN BRtTISH AIR RAID
Heavy Damages Reported in Attack
on German Posts.
AMSTBRtfAM, Feb. 17.
A new Zeppelin dirigible balloon, le
cently transferred to Belgium from
Frledrlehshafen, Germany, Is reported to
havo been destroyed In the Allies' air
raid over Ghlstolles. Ghlsielles was one
of the Belgian cities bohibnrded by 'the
fleet Of 10 French and British aeroplanes
which sailed over the German positions
and dfopped 10 bombs.
Three German submarines at the Zee
brugge base were damaged beyond re
pair, according to the reports from that
MILITARY LAW VIRTUALLY
OPERATIVE IN BRITAIN
Government Monouro Anticipates Ef
fect of German War Zone Order.
I3NDON, Feb. 17.
Anticipating a possible attempt by tho
Germans to land troops In England at
any time after the war-sons proclamation
goes Into effect nt midnight tonight, mili
tary law has superseded the civil In vlr
niallv all the cities. Directions have beon
issued that civilians must obey all orders
given by the military authorities. They
ore warned not to take part in any fight
ing unless as members of a volunteer
While only the main points of tho Gov
ernment order nro known here thus far,
It Is known that Information has boen re
ceived that the Germans will attempt to
land troops on the coast from a number
WILL NOT DISTRIBUTE
FOODSTUFFS TO GERMANS
WASHINGTON', Feb. 17.-Tho principle
wns nnnouncod by the State Department
that this Glvernment could not undertake
to supervise the distribution of tho food
stuff cargo of tho Wllhelmlna under
American consuls or agents In German
territory "without tho consent of the
This apparently disposes of Germany's
proposition to tho United States designed
to provQ Its good faith.
Tim situation in Belgium and in Ger
many proper wero held by Stato Depart
ment ofllclals to bo analogous. It was
revealed that before Minister Whltlock
and American organizations wero permit
ted to supervise the distribution of food
supplies In Belgium tho consent of Ger
many, as well as Great Britain, had been
For a neutral Government, either di
rectly or Indirectly, to assist the clvlllnn
population of a belligerent to obtnln sup
plies without the consent of tho other
belligerents, would bo unneutral accord
ing to tho view of American ofllclnls.
FRENCH DECREE BARS EVEN
BUTTONS FROM GERMANY
Metal Famine to Be Mado Complete,
Though Prisoners Suffer.
PARIS. Feb. 17.
The Government today took steps to
make more binding. If possible, tho Ger
man blockade. Six months' utilization
of tho combined fleets having produce a
metal famine In Germany, nothing la to
be overlooked thnt will add to It.
An official notice. Just Issued, warns the
public that In sending clothing to French
prlsonpis In Germany all buttons, espe
cially brass ones, must bo cut off, The
French prisoners can use horse shoe nails
or thorns for tho glory of France and to
keep their trousers up.
"JAG LIST" FOR KED BANK
BED BANK, N. J., Feb. !7.-Ited Bank
will havo a "Jag list" soon If tho Com
mon Council follows out the suggestion
of Overseer of the Poor Frank J. Man
son. Ha has nsked that the Council
make up a list of the names of habitual
drunkards to be posted In all the saloons
In the borough. Saloon keepers will be
forbidden to sell liquor to those who aro
cutalogucd. Mayor George M. Sandt ap
proves the plan.
ife FEB. 20 Jr
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FALMOUTH, Eng., Feb. 17.-A Bt,.J
prise crew today Is In po.es.slon of St
American ntcnmntitn Yt-iii. --. ,..
. . r ...,c,m,na wi.;r-
cargo of foodstuffs Is consigned to (1,13
It Is understood that when the BtJ
court considers the cas (h. A4-ft8
Ambassador will be present at the ,.
Ing. William T. Brooking, manawt g
... capuii uepunmentor the W. Ii, Qu,
Commission Company, of at t.,?'
..iuvna snowing that tin
Green Company for years malntttn. i.
u,.c.. ,,.,,,,. uu.iness in Hamburg, sm
that It wns In order to prevent tht Ii,.1
of that business that the ear
shipped. The food, his documents tM
iuiui, w to do soiu to tne civilian potnH
"",u" Ul imourg. it win be contend
that tho suggested forfeiture of thlj
ti.ru m a jingrnnt violation of alt V
tVio principles of international law. 4
There Is no doubt that tho WilhelmlM
case Is greatly annoying the Amidou?
Government, which has sought In v.t,,..
avoid hnving r prise court pass upon tki
case, because an embarrassing precedent1
may oe set up. ;
Tho evening papers devoted fe8n,M.1
able spaco to the news that a prlit crew'
has been placed aboard the Wllh.imi.il
The Westminster Gaiette, which ipeiJuH
iur me uovernmem, says: l
"Tho decisive point regardlnr th tch.i
helmlna Is what would happen to btrS
cargo when It rt in n. -.,,. .. jia
anld that tho decree commandeering
food In Germanv r!n nM .mi, .. ,!
ported food, but surely this distinction Ul
What lawyers WOUld call rntnmkl. s
ALBANIANS LAUNCH ATTACK
ALONG SERVIAN FRONTIER
Troops Rushed to Border to ProtcctM
NISH. Servla, Feb. 17.-Albanlan troops
aro attacking the Servians along the
entire frontier. It was announced hete
today. On Monday the Albanians In
vaded the department of Okhrlda, souCi-'
western Servla, nnd forced the un.'
mrtrlrnllv ivMlinr fler'lnn. n .i-.!
They captured tho town of SchJafaBianjM
Fighting raged all day Saturday about
Itevnltz nnd continued Monday1 and yes
terday. The Christians living at Rods-'
gevae, Llns nnd other frontier places
have taken refuge at Stronga. v ;
Thero was lighting yesterday In the
vicinity of Frlsrond... In. which the Ser-i
vlnns lost 20. killed "nn'rt wminiWI yt
Prlsrcnd is now believed to be put jatWt
uunticr uh inru ocrvian lorces nave Been
hurried to that region.
BclgianB Grateful for Food
Hundreds of Belgians who would hareasl
starveu out tor tno charity shown by a
i iuiuuc,iiiiniiii um CAiircmc.y HraueiU! COJ
residents or this city, Their feelings arsi
rlnartrthirl In n 1ftfftt ti)ilf.i .via ....Itult
yesterday by Mrs. J. Scott Anderson. efgBI
Torresdale, from the son of M, Paul del
Voyst. now In Brussels actively enKaMda
tu the relief work made possible by thejal
lUJiua tin iuuu niit uy v-uiUi iutitf. ia m
letter came by way of Utrecht, Holland,
nnd nlthouch cnvnrerl with fnrHc-n noil. "
marks pavo no indication of tho poIntSM
irom -which it wua maueu.
FUGITIVE BALLOON SIGHTED
AMSTERDAM, Feb 17 A big balloon,
believed to bo either a wrecked Zeppej
or an escaped observation balloon, passedi
nvtir tViln rlfv tnrlnv. Kfilllnir in ft nnrlh-
westerly direction. The balloon was In'am
vertical position and was apparently-nets
will give full Infoma.
entire trip. Address
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