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   New Castle News (Newspaper) - October 10, 1914, New Castle, Pennsylvania                               i ._._________ France Is NowDoomed With Belgium Crushed Ger- mans Press on to Complete Work of Ruin. PARIS Oct. 10. Information to the headquarters of Gen. Gallieni, military governor ot Paris, is to the effect that the Germans are again striving against the French right on the Meusc. The highest confidence prevails, however, that ,the French not only hold their own, hut will eventually oust the Germans from their position near St. Miluel and drive them hack toward Luxemburg. -Although the German center has been weakened by the removal of troops to support Gen. Alexander Van Kluck the positions held by the in- vaders at this time are so strong that the French have not dared to try. to take them by storm.. Paris Relieved. Paris now feels safe. The imme- diate object of the German army. according to all the signs, is to oc- cupy the territory adjoining the channel. The sumup: The first blow against Prance having failed the second blow must be aimed at Eng- land. Belgium, has been crushed. The new line-up of opposing forces means that northeastern France is probably destined to suffer desoation ..similar to that already visited on Belgium All of France's rich cities In the northeast have doubtless been marked for certain ruin. The French general staff is still confident of success, but it is recog- 'ni7.ed that there can be no decisive victory while, the masses engaged are enormous. It is possible to hope for defeat of the enemy s plan onlj If there can he a constant stream of reinforcements. When the German retirement be- gan- the French general staff hoped to push the invaders from France. When the retirement was checked and the French flanking movement in the north looked as though' It would be a complete success; some of the more optimistic hoped "ml the, French could get into the rear of the German army of invasion, cut its line of communications and surround it entirely. It was soon seen howeve, that such a campaign was beyond the cower of the allies because of the gi- gantic size of the German army and the seemingly endless resources of the German general staff. The following description of figlit- ing around Lille (up to Thursday noon) has just been received here from an English correspondent. the French firing over Lens at the German position near the village ot Loison wrought immense destruction and the German advance from the northeast received a decided ci'eel-- The Germans were compelled to retire eight miles, according to latest information. The battle began Oct. 4 when the Germane made a desperate attack to escape encircl- Ine movement of the allies' left wing. A 'violent series of engagements oc- afternoon between ono tune, they were all broken but one ,Tho crowd donated toward a fund to get him a new set of strings. Ho also warbled a few songs ol uie days gone by. Dr. T. M. Shaffer played a few se- lections on the fiddle. Patrol Driver Phillips waded into the watering trough for the benefit of the entertainment committee and provided some unique fun. Phillips went into the water up to his waist. The greater part of the evening he consequently spent sitting on the heater. He had no change of lal- was' a 'barrel of cider when the crowd reached the farm. The barrel is near emply today, reports have it. _____ DETECTIVES HAD TO PAY STIFF FINES IContlaned from Faff" Onil. Youngstown, the bill being for alleged for liquor purchased at whole- 83 Attorney Charles E. M'elmiM made a plea in behalf of the defendants, claiming that they had heretofore borne good reputations. Zayac is a watch maker with a shop in Youngs- town. Trainor has been in the detec- tive business there but a short time. Both men settled. Motions for new trials had been with- RAILROAD LINES OF COMMUNICATION OF BOTH ARMIES. jail. Samuel DoMouro made but were withdrawn. Jerry Ashum selling liquor out a license, ?500 fine, costs and three months to the county jail. Alfred Grazicia, liquor case, sen- tence suspended upon the payment of to the fund for prosecuting liquor cases. Leo Kannette, obstructing justice, fine and costs. Francis Perino, selling liquor, 5500 fine, costs and three months to selling liquor, S500 fine, costs and four months to il. Samuel W. Lewis, selling ice cream below the standard, ?25 and costs. Lewis stated to the-'court that it was Bauman's ice cream and he did not know he was violaing the law. Antonio Ross on .a charge of rob- bery, was sentenced to six months to the workhouse. It was claimed that by threats, similar to Black Hand, he had secured from Fred Fenlce, Ross alleged that he had loaned Fen- ice and when he asked for its re- turn he told Fenice that he was going to be married and Fenice gave him 120. jail. of the allies is to cut the lines of communication by which the Germans bring Up sup- nurDose of the Germans is to cut the railroad that supplies the allies left wing. l-R.U ad Amiens6aGndLme, main line of communication for allies, parallel to battle front No that supplies extreme right of German army. St. Quentin, Maubeuge. and their battle ironi. wo. f iwi luau H f Brussels and Valenciennes to St. Quentin. NoT and Laon-Vervins to Givet and Namur. A-Position ot cXvah7hrownoiU by Germans to cut railroad between Wile and Ghent! IB-German column moving on FrlSch line ot communication. C-Where French and Germans claim al ternate advances and retreats. Trenches north of Soissons, where.French and'British claim to have gamed ground______________________ Germans Making Desperate Effort To Break Allies'Line INVASION OF ENGLAND PROBABLE curred Sunday about Germans and the aDOUI. French infantry occupying the city of Lille and its suburbs. On Monday these attacks were finally repulsed. On Tuesday a fight occurred between the French and a heavy German force stretched along the whole eastern, northern and northwestern suburbs of Lille. The battle raged all day and well into Wednesday, the French guns causing terrible havoc. The Ger- man infantry fire was not effective, but feeble and scattering. The battle ended in a victory for tlm French forces and the German army occupy- ing the-line of Turcoing-Armentleres, which had been intended to cover the right flank of the main body, ad- vancing on Lille and Arms, was driv- en back 13 miles. On Thursday tho Germans gradually retired east and north. It is believed that the Germans have been compelled to fall back all around Lille, owing to the vigor of the French attacks and the accuracy of the light artillery of the French. The city of Lille itself is said to be only slightly damaged, notwithstand- ing the hostilities which have been raging around there. (Continued from Page (iOO prisoners in 'IS hours, according to official, information from tho war office. It is unofficially reported that the Germans have evacuated the district about Lille, after nearly a week of continuous fighting. English cor- respondents send word that the Ger- man army holding the Turcoing- Armeiitieres lino had been driven back 13 miles and that the German troops at Lens have been forced eight miles nearer to Belgium. The Ger- mnn circle around Lille- marked the beginning of the German offensive (By FKAKKMX P. (I. X. S. Staff Correspondent.) PARIS, Oct. 10.--German troops are making heavy attacks upon the allies north and northwest of Lille, but the situation is satisfactory as far as the allies are concerned, according to the official French etaleinent issued at 3 o'clock this afternoon. II says that the French troops have gained some ad- vantage north of the Oise and have also made progress about St. Mihiel at the eastern end of the battle front The oficial statement also announces that Antwerp was taken Friday. Tho offiical communication follows in full: "Th battle continues under satisfac- tory conditions. Our entire battle front has been maintained despite violent attacks by the enemy at several points. On our left wing in the region com- prised between La Bassee, Armcn- lieres and Cassel (27 miles northwest of Lille and 18 miles from the coast of the English channel. "The engagements between tho op- posing cavalry have been of an intri- cate nature, because of the nature of the land formation. "At the north of the Oise our troops have gained some real advantages at several parts of their scene of action. "In the region of St. Mihiel we have made evident advance. in that region against the army of the north, under French General D'Amade. It is presumed that fighting is still in progress further to the north on Belgian soil. It is officially an- nounced that the cavalry engagement on tho Belgian frontier, between mounted troops of four nations, Eng- land and France on one side, and Germany and Austria on the .other, is continuing violently. The German movement which had for its objec- tive the cutting of railroads at Amiens in order to cripple the French and English forces in the ex- treme northern part of France, seems to have been checked. The forces that are locked In a battle grip around Arras are swaying backward and forward in quick movements. This tltanlle struggle, which has been fought on the soil of three nations has now been going on for 28 days and still the end is not at hand. The main German lines Russians, Capture Two More Cities (By PRAXOIS IjAVELI-K MURRAY) (I. X. S. Staff Correspondent.) PBTROGRAD, Oct. Russian war office today announced that Marggarabowa and Lyck, two im- portant railroad centers in East Prus- sia had been captured from the Ger- mans. By making their attack on Marggrabowa from the southeast, (he Russians forced the Germans to aban- don their fortified positions at Barkale- which will undoubtedly make us adopt corresponding measures. "It is easy to understand the im- portance of keeping secret as long as possible the recent movement of the Russian troops on the eve of great events. It seems it is to this cir- cumstance that we must attribute the brevity and dearth of official news on the present situation in Galicia and western bank of the Vistula. BELGIAN CITY FALLS BEFORE KAISER'S ARMY (Continued from man's side and set free the beseiging force for other duties. But Antwerp, even if converted into a first class fortress, will bring little advantage, for its trade will now die away v to nothing and the Scheldt cannot be used for naval purposes unless the neutrality of the Netherlands is vio- ted. "The lower course of the river is in Dutch hands and we shall certain- ly insist on the neutrality of the Netherlands not being violated at our expense. "Germany doubtless hopes to re- tain Antwerp when peace is declared, hut there is no_ chance that this dream will be realized." The issue of Dutch neutarality now looms high. That country has made every preparation to maintain neu- trality and it is unlikely that Ger- many will enlist Another enemy by violating that neutrality. "Stuivenberg hospital which there was 200 wounded was damagec and the wounded transferred to twr ships moored in the harbor. "The Palace of Justice has been partially destroyed by fire. Ther was no water with which to fight th flames. "At 2 o'clock on Friday morning a train filled with fugitives abou to leave for Esschen was struck by projectile and many of the passenger :stern oann OL uiu viotiua. projectile ana many ot tne passeni "If these conjectures prove, to be were reported to have been killed, true, public opinion will very soon "Belgian engineers blew up th apparently be compelled to be satis- bridge over the Antwerp-Turnhou zcw on the Hosuuda river and Minis- ter of War Siikhoinlinoff, who has fied (as during the first ten days of canai as wen as other works to bin the war) with the meagre details in (jer the advance of the Germans' in the official news, trusting in final fantry. This destruction prevente success and awaiting the time when .further flight toward Esschen. it will be possible without divulging "Thursday night the German bom military secrets, to lift the veil .bardment was more furious than a which must always cover the first :any other time, the cannonade reach phases of a new born military the climax of its fury. The cil lion." jwas reported to be almost completel The return of the czar to flames, the glare of the conflagra grad without visiting Lemberg, it the splashes of flame froi explained, was due to the fact that, the German shells being distinct! the Russian armies are soon to be on the Dutch frontier, te engaged in a decisive battle on away. Through the dull glo Silesian frontier. Unofficial reports J0f light, volumes of dense smok are not broken strongholds of Officials At Home turned from the front Nicholas, declared tod .in.aiu- snesian frontier, unoniciai ligni, volumes 01 UBIISU Minis- from the front state that the Russian !could be seen rolling skyward. ms re-1 armies in western Galicia and on the] "The famous cathedral of Noti and the the principal invaders France are still In their possession. The only change of importance has been the cessation of the German ef- forts against Paris. Military experts believe that from now on, one may erations of a different character from those marking tho war up to date. It is reported from the front that Howard Phillips Tries a New Goes Snyders Complimented. New Castle councllmen and city officials were guests of Warden and Mrs. Perry -Snyder at the city home last night, making the annual in- spection of the farm and buildings and also enjoying a fine chicken din- ner in the evening. The dinner was one which every man present is singing praise this morning, the one big topic of discus- sion around the city hall today be- ing that dinner. The farm and buildings were found to be kept in excellent condition, and the inspection was a most satis- factory one in every way. Mr. and Mrs. Snyder were commended on the way they have managed'the city pro- perty during their stay at the farm. In the New Castle parly wore May- or Walter V. Tyler, Councllmen G Ramsey, Joseph Ollmoru and Bus Lush, City Physician Dr. T. II. Shaf- fer City Klcctriclan Charles Miller, Cfty Treasurer. C. C. Duff, Poor Di- rector James M. Hamilton, City Clerk G. Eil.-Mi-own, Street Commis- sioner .Tud Jlartoaiix, City 'Assessors W. 0. Johns and David Samuels, 1'a- trol Driver Howard I'hilllpn, mid Frank Williams, a reporter. During Ihu opening "Happy" Har- rison, ono of Iho Iniimlmi tho homo, o.udotivonid to cmlorlaln (ho >-.rowd wllh blH linn.li) and old-tlino FotiRfi. Th" hanjo ntrlniiH couldn't lot? r.lniln of Hi'.1- music, how- ever, Ijcforo "Happy'.' finished tho German troops along the Bel- gian border north of Lille are suffer- ing from ammunition shortage trans- port trouble. OIL, wno nats ru- armies HI wtmum anu vn n t with Czar heft bank of the Vistula have taken 'Dame lay that every i the offensive at all points. J1352 whose construction began i uuoi was seriously damaged, it. Move'said. It was noted as one of the larg- Nicholas, decare oiij v..w Gorma'i soldier had been driven fromj The correspondent of the jiuvo saia. n was nouuu us unu m Hussiaii in the government oflvremya slates that in the Suwalki and most beautiful Gothic edifices Suwil'ki The battle on the loft bank campaign the Russians took in the Netherlands. The vaulting of of the Vistula rivr botwe'eu the Rus- prisoners and forty guns. No offi-jthe interior is supported by 125 mag- sian army and the combined Austro- ._-.- MEN CAPTUEED ANTWERP BERLIN', Via wireless to London, Oct. single army division con- sisting of men captured Ant- werp, according to H statement issued today by the official Gorman news division of the German army marched r.Rainst Fort AVynogeo at Antwerp early yesterday says the statement, "tliis being the first fort, of the inner bolt which wan destroyed. "Within a few hours attempts made, by the outer forts to stay the German advance were defeated and the forts were pllcnccd. The Belgian army with- drew across tho Scheldt, west of Ant- werp." The agency states it has received a report-from rtargp.n-Opzoom that all parts of Antwerp in flames; that the principal hospital was burned to tho ground, tlm patients fleeing for their lives and Hint, fugitives from Antwerp, declare the situation there unendurable.1 SliUl 111 11.J C1..M Gorman forces is still raging without definite result, Gen Sukmomlmoff said. (iermnns Routed. invasion of Russian territory by the German forces in East Prussia bits resulted in complete defeat for the said the war minister. "In many places the German retreat developed intu a rout in which we took thousands of prisoners, many guns and great quantities of supplies. "The Germans arc now un the de- fensive. They have all been driven back Into East Prussia and by captur- ing Lyck and Marggarabowa we have gained strategical positions which put tho Germans In a perillous position. "On tlie left bank of the Vistula our troops are now engaged with the Aus- trian and German armies. Heavy fighting has boon in progress for two U11C1 0 aim iv.vj ------jLlie JllLflJUi in nllppO statement as to the losses on jnificent pillars. either side has yet been issued here. by 125 mag- "siieils'aiso damaged the Hotel De GEEMANS DESTEOY WASHINGTON, Oct. 10.--The de- iVille, a historic building that was jstarted in 15Cf. It was of the Ren- aissance style of architecture. By Fri- 'day morning it was estimated that more than two-thirds of the popula- tion had fled and most of the people taking refugee on Dutch struction by the German army of a Special Sunday Dinner, 25c, At the Ideal Lunch. Soup, Cream of Chicken with Ulco. Combination Salad, Mashed 1'olalocs. Coffee or ,Mlllt. Itrnllnd Lamb .'''VIoK on Tcmst. linked SprliiK l.iimb, Italian Klylc. Roust Prlmo of llr-of. llroll'Ml IlnlllHii. Koiist Kliilfod Hprliif! Chiclion with (Adv.) Drawing. Pinner, 40. 11 days without definite result enemy lias concentrated heavy forces there to check our advance on Silesia. We are making "The emperor has expressed himself as greatly pleased at conditions as he found them at front. The morale of the Russian troops is excellent and the commissariat is working well." The Russian official statement said that, the official censorship. would again be tightened because of tho Important, military operations that are under way. This announce- ment confirmed Hie belief that the battle along the Vistula north of Cracow had reached a critical stage. The official bureau gave out this statement In explanation of the cen- sorship's strictness: "It spenm u n opportune time to ciill attention to tho, fuel that when tho, general staff ho.ndiiuarlors gave iin account of the nvonlH which had transpired In tlm fighlliiK in (Inlicla, It furnished n sufficiently detailed outline of tho strategical dovolop- monts of tlm Russian arinlos on, Aus- tria's frontier, the fighting 'In (Inllcla which weakened considerably tho AiiHlrlnn nniiy. coiniwIlliiK thorn In mnko. a pniloni-'oil1 rolront, forood din 'GormaiiH to throw the bulk of tbolr foroo.H on Iho eafilorn frontier r "Central Naws agency dispatch ruction by the German army 01 a. frQm Amsterdam sayg that It is number of large American-owned from Seml-officlal 'Source tanks near Antwerp was reported to! fe 3Q German the state department today by Consul fn lhe t Antwerp. In General Diedrich at Antwerp to destruction of the niednch reported from Gnent thatl f, Mnvimr Of these craft would the oil tanks had been shelled by "tth! harbof and make Germans while the American flag navieitiou dangerous in the EaS f-e was'fu'ny cognizant If -ent the city8 Is In German hand the American ownership of the tanks. The American consul general also notified the state department that he had been forced to leave Antwerp when the bombardment commenced on Wednesday. State department officials believe DECREES IN DIVORCE CASES In their claim for damage done. OPERA HOUSE IS SECURED William A. Kakin, chairman of tho Tiopublicini county- committee, has secured the opera house for the big Republican mass meeting to ho held hero on the evening of Oct.'15. The list of vice presidents and a chairman hp.vc not yet been named. BOOTS NAMED AS DEPUTY Speed Up Production Each machine in your shop is an investment profit is determined by the quantity and quality of the work it does. Speed is the'important factor in making your factory profitable. It is very hard to keep machines up to speed with belt and line shaft drive. The belts will slip on glazed spots, will "crown" and convey the starting jerks of one machine to others. Delicate work is broken or marred by these jerks and production is, reduced by the lowered speed. Electric motors, using our power service, will increase your production 10 to 50 and reduce your power cost. Write or 'phone for our representative who wilWemonstrate these facts in dollars and The New Castle Electric Co. POWER SALES DEFT. Phone: Bell 139 Union 528. FRIDAY; SATURDAY, OCT. MATINEE SATURDAY ONLY 1 TRAVEL FESTIVAL NEW RIDE ON A VENICE .ELECTROLYSIS] METALS] OF PLANTS! INTO THE BIRD LIFE Gear from Charles Gear, desertion; Robert Grinnen from Clara Grinnen, desertion; Leroy Hoelz from Jennie Iloelz, adultery; Mary A. Rosa from John McK. ROSE, desertion. An alias subpoena was awarded In the divorce case of Flora E. Turner against AVm. Turner. GRATER SftVESUVIUS 2O BIO Mat., 25o, 35o; Children tinder 12 Any Seat IBc. Hlffht, 250, 3BO, 50c. All Seats Beservod SEATS NOW ON SALE. NEXT WEEK. PICTURE WEEK. that Cannot Be Seen Anywhere Else In the City. MONDAY, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12 AND 13. "A ROYAL IMPOSTOR." Another High Class S WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 14. RENFAX---SINGING PICTURES. VaufleiAlle on the Screen. Tho Most Startling1 Invention Since the Introduction of Moving Floturoe. F1UDAY, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 10 AND 17. THE STAIN One of tho areateit Human Intereit Drrunae Ever Put out, 6 JParti. ADMISSION.............''----- ...............5c, lOc. PAPAL SEC'Y OF STATE DEAD ROM10, Oct. Dominic Kerrata, papal secretary of state, died at o'clock this afternoon at tho ago' of 07. Ho hajl boon 111 for several woblts. Y. W. 0. A. NOTES. I.I IlK) criialud of tho AtiHlrlnmi and onl.lrely new conditions Upon the reooinmiMidallon of Con- Htabln l.r.rcan Kro'nch of I'orry town- Tlm In domestic ucloncn nhlp, ,liidno I'lirlor thin morning np- urn rapidly nnd during .._.- pdlnlcd .iciiin IliiolB, .Ir., us them will lin spoclnl Instruction deputy. .Iiitnon iip-.ln randy limiting nnd llnllowe. fl) pointed liiBppclnr In fli'iit dlntrlcl dlHhoH. A cliiss linn lioen atnrlml en iion for (if ferry, owing In Ilio removal of II. irnlori-d girls, itr which thoru in room II. Kirk from tho dintrlct. Painting and Decorating wanted. All kinds of ROOF PAINTING AND REPAIRS J. C. SMITH SONS 262y2 E. Washington St. riil.in I'limio Hi-H I'liono   

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