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WILMINGTON. NQIH cXROlifiX SUNDAY MORNING, APRIL 21,1918.
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AMERICA TO RUSH
WHEAT TO RELIEVE
Von Hindenburg Started His
Great Offensive at Dawn,
His Greatest Gain Totals Only
35 Miles Is Still 85 Miles !
From Paris, 10 from Amiens
and 25 from Dunkirk.
Thp sreatest battle of all time yrill
enter its ?econd month at dawn Sun
day. Hindcnburc: started for Paris via
Amiens early on the morning of
March 21. Tie is stalled 10 miles East
of Amiens and more than 85 miles
from tne rrencn capuai.
The greatest advance made by him
!n this Picardy drive was a little
more than 35 miles.
Balked in his march on Paris, the
G?rraan commander started for the
rhannel nnris. via Hazphroiirk. on
, ., " . TT . , , , . , ., ;or
April 3. He is blocked four miles
r . . . , ,
East of Hazebrouck and more than !
25 miles from Dunkirk, the nearest r
... . . ... tin
port. ine tannest aavance in mis
Flanders thrust has been about 12
course, was to drive a wedge between
the British and French armies, roll
ing the former back upon the North
sea. there he intended to annihilate
it at his leisure after which he would ,
whatever other Allied forces chanced
to be South of the Somme. But he
bpast.edhewouldJi?aJLn. P.artohy Apracfattih'
1 3ust three weeks ago
Aside from the murderous casual-
vt luuiueruus casual-
ties inflicted on the Germans and thel 5114,000,000. To attain the min
definite checking-of the two greatest I imum quota of $3,000,000,000, dally
military assaults in history, the great-i subscri tiong must exceed $120f000j.
est advantage accruing to the Allies J .
as a result of Hindenburg's drive has , 000
been the co-ordination of strategy tin-1 The Middle West is coming forward
der General Foch. - by leapg, according to late reports.
rexif i ci i rucu wcia ayyuiniea com
mander in chief of the Allied forces
in France on March 28. Even be
fore this was officially announced,
General Pershing visited General
Foch at the front and placed the en
tire American expeditionary force at
his disposal. The American troops"
began to move toward Picardy three
days later. The first announcement
of their appearance on the British
The battlefront has gradually been
t0nrf0H M.f, i
am.uui.u i'i uia naiu till L 1 1 u liao ' ii-
eluded the Southern portion of the '
Belgian lines, just South of Dlxmude.
The Germans, who began their .main
attack against the British, therefore,
are now fighting major forces of
British, French, American, Canadian,
Belgian and Portuguese there.
Aside from the capture of Bailleul,
Wytschaete and Wulverghem, the
Germans have failed to make any
progress in Flanders during the past
week. The British fell back an aver
age of three miles on the front East
of Ypres, but this was entirely vol
untary. Haig's lines in Flanders have
beec stiffened by the arrival of a lim
ited number of' French reserves.
The initiative in Flanders even ap
pears to be passing to the Allies. Haig
reported a slight British advance
around Givenchy and Festubert, while
a agency dispatch today said a !
French surprise attack just West of ;
that region had resulted in the cap-
ture of several cannon.
TO PRAISE TROOPS
"SWEET AND WHOLESOME"
Washington, April 20 "They
ire sweet and wholesome, full of
fine determination and proud to
be Americans,,' Secretary of War
Baker said here tonight of the
American soldiers he had seen on
the great West line.
Washington. April 20 "We'll
ur part. You do yours".
Th?t, Socratary Baker said tonight,
Wa' th; message he brought home
from our soldiers in France to the
Pecpie of America. It wasn't a mes
sage expresr-.ed in words, but in flash
es eyes snd determined faces looking
to the t-v-1: that lies before.
He spoke in words of warmest
sneral Pe? slime an! his men tn:neonle
I'Kve the v; v tir tho icinn ctiii tn
lalie their nir.ro !
U1I llXlllg U11C. ;
fc American soldier, the Secretary 1
THE LIBERTY LOAN ,
Officials are Galling for More
Speed in the Sale of
HALF OF AMOUNT
FMUI tsi 5UB5LKmLU
Third Week Opens With Only
About 45 Per Cent of Mini
mum Subscribed -Outlook
Not Optimistic. .
Wrshine-tnn AnHl "ft t swtv
washmgton, April -0. Liberty ,
;T0 , . . . A ,
Loan officials tonight called for
speed as the campaign entered its ; be confined to unionists, but all per-l
third week. ' : sous who are interested in labor and
witk ' An 1, t,, r;labor conditions are expected to be
"'" "ow u i present. . !m the -N0OOOO,OOO fund to be expend
the alloted time in which to obtain j One of the distinct features of the'ed under the direction of the Presi
$3,000,000,000 having passed the na-; evening wilt be the partial presenta- dent. y :- f r
tion has subscribed only $1,371,055,300 i tion of the rePort of Mr. M. W. Woll,l In addition, an appropriation of
45 per cent of the minimum quota.
The campaign tomorrow will be
the countrv. Preachers of all dp.-
nominations have assured local cam-
paign committees they would deliver
.Liberty Loan sermons, promising at
the same time to strike a blow at
Kaiserism and plead for solidarity be
hind the government.
Although the total subscriptions
h th day,s ork was beglia t0
day showed an Increase over the pre
vious 24 hoirs of $166,341,05, offt-
optimism. The daily average to date
iuuai, iniug tuiiugtjs in luc race
for honors among the Federal re
serve districts was the hurdle by the
Kansas City district from the fourth
to second place. Dallas and Minne
apolis have made remarkable spurts,
with Minneapolis though starting a
week late, now in sixth place.
Reports from St. Louis indicated
that district will reach its minimum
"fl lJ eV"
ery soing over the ton.
XT V- 1 t . , , -
Nf ' S,Ch baS n0t boosted
:its total as rapidly as was expected,
indicated it-had struck its stride.
Daily subscriptions which have been
hovering around $20,000,000, yester
day went above 30,000,000. The
ds?Ji(2t outside of New York City
sent in especially encouraging re
ports. The government will not encourage
Its oldiers and sailors to buy bonds
of the third loan, Treasury officials
announced. No competitive cam
paigns between camps will be held
because of the small margin of pay
the enlisted man has after meeting
his fixed obligations.
The following table shows the sub
scrptions Southern reserve districts
and the percentages of the district
. . $40,823,400 51
Atlanta . .
declared, has won the hearts of the
people of France. The Allies' causa
has cemented all in a common bond.
"I never saw one American soldier
over there of whom I was not proud,"
he added. "They are sweet and
wholesome, full of fine determina
tion and proud to be Americans.
They are confident of the outcome
and it is your duty and mine to firm
ly implant that idea here in this coun
try Brute force is the doctrine on
which the Germans are basing theii
faith in. victory. The Allies have ac
cepted the challenge, Baker said, and
there is no answer except cold, re-
lentless, adequate force in reply.
"The ending of the war will not
come.when a line is broken, he de-
clared. "It will not come until a,
peoples heart is broken."
- And, locking into the faces of the;
France, Great Britain, and
Ttniv no one can doubt thei staunch-
c tiioir valnr ami tha sunremitv
' I .V J i . . ..
of their sacrifices. " r - f -
LABOR LEADER SPEAKS
HERE THIS AFTERNOON
Will Give First Hand Informa-
tion of Conditions in
Will Your Union. Card. Be Good
After the War " will be the therfie'tory and waa- passed in the record
discussed by Mrv James F. Barrett, tIm of nine Jpurs. By special pro
editor of tbfe Asheville Labor, SAvo-1 vision all of v the, '.appropriations are
cate - this aternoon at the Court
Houge Rt Q o'clock, and -all are
vitorl tn attnnil Th moolnir will nnt
or nicago, presiaent oi me inierna-:$iz&,uuu,uugor torpeao Boat destroy
tional Labor Presa Association, on crs and other devices to fight the sub
labor conditions in war-torn Europe "marine was made.
Mr. Woll-was sent to Europe by the 1 A large share of the fund will be
association since war was declared,' expended on Henry Ford's "Eagles'
ana visited many or tne countries, in-'
eluding Belgium, France and Italy.
Mr. Barrett will give his audience
this afternoon first hand information
through the medium of Mr. WoHs re
port of conditions as they exist to
day -and this' should not only prove
timely, but very interesting.
McNorton Returns From So
ciological Congress Held at
J. A. McNorton, Esq., who attend
ed the sessions . of the Southern So
ciological Congress at Birmingham,
April 14-17, Inclusive, as representa
tive of the -New Hanover Food Con
servation Commission, just returned,
has the following to say concerning
the impressions gathered frora the
speeches made and the various pa
"Many questions effecting in a
large way our Western life, and, in
many cases, the world, were ably con
sidered in a frank and fearless man
ner. Speakers of national reputa
tion favored the Congress with ad
dresses and papers. Dr. C. W
Stiles, United States Public Health
officer, read a paper on 'A Community
Program for Public Health During
the War," which was perhaps among
the most instructive and enlightening
papersread at the session.
"The keynote of the session wa'
human welfare and moral uplift, but,
perhaps, the most interesting and in
structlve of all the questions consid
ered were those bearing on social re
lations and the new order which the
great war is undoubtedly producing.
"Vice conditions at the canton
ments and among the civilian popula
tion received earnest and thoughtful
consideration. There can be ?.o
doubt but that the plans suggested
will be productive of highly benefi
"The matter of food production and
conservation was given a large place
in the deliberations. It was recog
nized and emphasized that the burden
of feeding the worli iow, and for
many years to come, will boa. ery
heavily upon this country.
"It was the general opinion ex
pressed by "all the ap3akers, ana
among these were men and women
from the battlefronts in Europe as
well as those from amons our home
people, that the only course open to
this, country is to fight the war to
a victorious conclusion, and t to
entertain for a moment any proposi
tion for a premature or atched'jp
"It was thought by some that even
though our armies should be victor
ious from a military standpoint, un
less the people of the world get out
of the war a better order of things;
Ithat unless human selfishness and
greed should be made to take a sec
ondary place in our economic life, to
!be succeeded by a condition in which
: unselfish service to humanity wpuld-
.be the standard of moral worth that
we would have failed of our purpose,
land that aH our sacrifices and suffer-
lings would have been in vain. Char-
acter and good will are the end to
be sought in the re-organization of
our social, economfc and industrial
Jlife," - - - .
UN 1 1 II .0
Naval Appropriation Bill. V of
$15000011,600 Passedlln ' ;
TO DEVELOP GREAT
Large Part of the Sum Will be
Devoted to Turning Out Sub
let .Chasers rOther
5g;;Ughts of the Bill
Washington, April 20 Framed
develOR the largest submarine
BtroyeWfor the world, the big
nttvai'Sgjjriijpi-ittuijn. oui- carrying ap-proxlm4tely,;;$lf500,000,000--was
fm"r passed "hy: the House late to-
It .isbne''bt-M largest naval ap-
propnajion nuism tne nation's hl-
i made. immediately; available so that
in-'none ,of the' navy work will be de-
Just what; the, destroyer program
will be Is not; revealed by specific ap-
propriations but part of it is carried
Naval aviation under the bill will
receive $1S8,000,000 double the
amount originally planned .
Other Jrigh Rights of the bill are:
Increasing the enlisted strength of
the navy by 78,000 to 330,000.
Increasing the marine corps from
30,000 to 75,500bo that more marines
can be rushed to France in -response
to . a call ol, General Pershing; -
BidrfemfRff -,JU5 temporatr kos-
rjipffiOa to 56sMtl295,0(K).Bofliarniy
and navy men will be cared for in
these hospitals it is planned.
Enlargement of all the navy yards
to provide greater ship building fa
cilities. Enlargement of the Great Lakes
naval training station to such an ex
tent that it will be the largest sta
tion of its kind in the world.
.--Can appropriation of $350,000 to pro
vide , for the bringing back to the
United States of men dying in the
Enlarging the naval base at Hamp
ton Roads, Va., by an appropriation
of $250,000 to $1,250,000.
TirlV tV. A m origan Ann as 5n
Anril 20.- After German
,a .ini.niiv otariTAdfulation guttering were ana in occu-
American positions Northwest of Toul
earlv today and had driven back
American outposts the Americans . de
livered a strong counter attack, re
capturing the positions.
The battle is still raging.
The enemy assault was preceded by
ah artillery bombardment of violent
character, the Germans sending over
many gas shells with the shrapnel.
South of St. Mihlel German storm
troops also attempted an attack, but
were driven back with fiavin
some of their dead in thi Ainlricv
Two German airplanes which flew
low to fire on American infantry
were brought down.
Washington, April 20 The Ameri
can steamship Florence H. .was
blown up in a French port by an in
ternal "explosion on April 17, accord
ing to a cable received from Vice
Admiral Sims, by the Navy Depart
Initial reports say that 34 out of
a crew of 75 were rescued. A United
States destroyer, whose work Admiral
Sims , cabled was "most gallant",
made most of the rescues.
NOTIFIED TO APPEAR.
Registrants Advised When to Report.
Should Take Heed.
The following have been ordered
to appear at the office of the local
board for Wilmington, No. 15 Masonic
Temple, at 4 o'clock p. m., Thursday,
April 25, and will be entrained for
Camp Jackson on the foilovviu day.
John Henry Malpass, William M.
Wells, Jr., G. Ambrosians, Chas E.
Scherer, Jr., Simon Taft Shiver, .Wal
ter Gray Futch, Ralph Taylor Davis,
Bob Cashwell Malpass, John Ponce,
Mack Johnson, Harry Frank Bisnop,
Orover Lewis. William Leggett, Moses
Newell. Willie Sellars, Noel Gilles-
Harry Frank Bishop and Grover
Lewis have failed Vas. yet to appear
-i,.roi.ol ovaminatinn and thifl no-
'Hm- ii riven them to appear at once.
at 'once. - '". -
Nearly. Three Million Bushels
o Wheat to Go to Belgium
Hoover Gives Rush Order in
Effort to Stave Off Starva
tion Has Precedence
Over Other Shipments
Washington, April 20. To relieve
starving Belgians, 3,000,000 bushels
of wheat will be rushed immediate
ly from Atlantic ports, taking pre
ceedence even over food for the
other Allies, it was learned on high
authority here tonight.
This will feed the 9,250,000 people
for one month. Official cablegrams
reaching here pictured Belgium as
starving. The Country is totally
without bread at this ' moment and
even with the immediate rushing of
food across it is believed nothing can
avert a breadless period of about 20
With the Allies clamoring for more
and more food in the face of the
German drive, Herbert Hoover had
been fighting relentlessly for the last
10 days to save the Belgian people
from practical famine and has finally
arranged to ship ahead of everything
2,775,000 bushels of wheat.
Shipments will begin leaving ports
at once and all efforts will be con
centrated for a period of about 10
days on loading this Belgian grain
Hoover had the co-operation of the
Shipping Board in obtaining tonnage
for Belgian relief. Only ships not
available for troops or war supplies
will be used for this purpose, but Al
lied civilian needs will wait tempo
rarily. After a few days loading it is
expected that normal grain shipments
to England and France will e re-
, t Hoover was supported by action
of the Allied super-war council ; last
January when it was agreed that Bel
gium relief should not be allowed to
be cut off by war demands. It was
not until the German drive forced
speeding up of transAtlantic ship
ping that Belgian food supply was
in danger and this is the first time
it has been necessary to fall -back
on' the super-war council agreement.
Wheat to be shipped under this
arrangement will total about 75,000
tons. Some neutral boats will be used
by permission o fth eshipping board.
One vessel which has been lying idle
at a gulf port will be loaded there.
Cablegrams from Belgium appeal
ing for help stated Belgium was to
tally without bread and that as
sdming that all carggoes float, when
I Belgium safely, the bulk of the pop-
pied Northern France would have to
suffer twenty days bread famine be
fore the increased shipments will
show in the food supply in stricken
Foo Administrator Hoover, who
lft his engineering business in 1914
to begin th6 work of feeding starving
Belgium was tonight extremely grati
fied at the agreement reached.
URGE USE POTATOES.
Old Crop Must Be Gotten Out of Way
Before New One Arrives.
The following is issued from the
office of State Food Administrator
Henry A. Page, Raleigh, in which all
are urged to use Irish pota oes on
every possible occasion. The request
"It is urgently important for many
reasons to secure a vastly increased
consumption of Irish potatoes during
the next several weeks. In . the first
place, everybody realizes the urgent
military necessity for conserving
wheat flour, and potatoes form a most
acceptable Substitute for brea
"What is not so generally lpown
and realized, however, is that there is
a tremendous surplus of potatoes re
sulting from a large crop last yerr
and a winter period during which it
was impossible to keep potatoes mov
ing to the markets. Now it Is of the
utmost importance to prevent the
waste of these potatoes and to en
courage the producers to plant a
large acreage this year that we stim
ulate in every manner, possible the
use of potatoes so that this surplus
may be sold at a profit to the produ
cers and consumed without waste by
"I am writing to urge that you at
least double the consumption of po
tatoes in your establishment until the
large surplus has disappeared and the
present situation has been relieved.
"Serve potatoes in every attractive
form-possible Put them on your bill
of fare at special prices so that your
patrons will have not only the patri
otic Urge but be impelled by motives
of economy to use potatoes.
"This course Is an economic and
military necessity and I feel sure tnat
' I can depend upon every patriotic
V 1! L.I.I nrnmn.
North Carolina, hotel man and woman
to do their part in this matter,". '
More Fish Taken During Past
Ten 'Days Than in Three
Months Last Year .
The Fisheries Product Company has
been very successful in catching the
oily menhaden this past week.
Their catch to date is equal to their
total catch of the first three months
of last year. This is particularly
gratifying as they started fishing
about two weeks earlier this year
than they did lst season. The fish
are unusually fat and producing con
siderable oil per barrel of fish The
scrap is high in ammonia and phos-jtal
phoric acid. At the present prices of
over $4 per barrel. On this basis the
fall fish should pay out Over $6 par
This company is perhaps the larg
est entei prise operating in this local
ity and no doubt pays out more
money in wages each week than any
other concern in Wilmington, N. C.
They now employ over 400 men and
their force will be increased to about
700 as the season advances.
They have a most complete and ef
ficient organization. Thomas H.
Hayes, president of the company, has
been engaged in fishing industries,
for the past 12 years, and .is one of
the most successful and largest oper
ator in this line in the United States.
Their plant here produces more scrap
and oil than any other three plants
on ihe c(u st, from Maine to Texas.
The efficiency of their organization is
well demonstrated by the record time
in which they installed new and mod
ern equipments for the handling of
the fish, erecting elevators, conveyors,
n w piling, rebuilding docks and build
ing a, new fish box to hold over three
million fish. In addition to this they
have .given their 11 stgamers, .striker
boats, purse boasand seines"Ja thor
ough overhauling. They have oyer
$75,000 invested in seines and seine
The menhaden fishing industry has
developed to one of the. most import
ant industries in this country, as a
result of the enormous and urgent
demand of the farmers of the South,
as well as the North for high-grade
fertilizers. The oil is used extensive
ly by the steel manufacturerers in
tempering steel to be used in making
steel plates for ships and other grades
of steel used in making bullets and
shells. It is also in demand by the
soap and paint manufacturers as well
as a number of other standard uses.
There are three of these plants near
Wilmington and the local wholesale
and retail merchants, as well as the
laboring class receive great benefit
from their operations. They pay out
a large amount on money each year
in wages and buy an enormous
amount of material and supplies an
nually. It Is estimated that the three
concerns pay out for wages, supplies
and equipment over one million dol
ENLISTS IN THE NAVY
(Special to The Dispatch.)
Raleigh, N C, April 20. Richard
Thornton, professor of Journalism at
the State University, today enlisted
in Raleigh for service in the Navy
and got out without any explanations.
Mr. Thornton was first rate seadog
material, and it means that he quits
his classes in English at the Univer
sity. His work in that department
has been a notable contribution to the
course and his boys have shown up
HUN IS CARPETING
FIELD WITH DEAD
Washington, April 20. Germany is
carpeting the Western battlefront
with dead, and from many outfits has
lost 50 per cent. or .above, according
to an official diplomatic dispatch re
ceived here tonight.
On March 26 the tenth division of
reserves at Croix Du Bac lost half its
forces and a company of the 370th
regiment could -report only 26 out of
96 men on April 10.
Other examples of the reckless
wastage the Boche leaders are inflict
ing in their gamble follow:
The 20th regiment of the Second
Bavarian division lost 50 per cent.; a
company of the 77th regiment mus
tered only one commisisoned officer
and 30 men at the close of an attack;
the Fifth Grenadier regiment lost at
least 26 officers; in the 187th division
1,600 men were mowed down on
March 26; the 360th infantry of the
Fourth division reserves was nearly
annihilated on April 9; the 17th .Re
serve division showed 40 per cent, de-
crease; while the 131st regiment lost
more thanhalf in the Merris fighting
Lieutenant Commander Kin
chen J. Powers on Pl-fatecL
SUNK BY U-BOAT IN
Of Total of 1 0 Officers and 52
Members of Crew, Five Offi
cers and 1 2 of Crew Report
ed as Survivors.
Washington, April 20. The TJ. S. S.
Lake Moor was sunk by an enemy
submarine about midnight on April It
in European waters, the Navy Departs
ment announced tonight. -Out of a to-
of 10 officers and 52 members of
the crew, five officers and 12 of the
crew have been reported as survivors.
The Lake Moor, a carg;o carrier of
4,5500 tons register, had recently beea -taken
over by the Shipping Board.:'
This is her first trip abroad.
The news of the torpedoing of the .
Lake Moor was received here late to
day in a cable from AdmiraJ "Sims!
which did not contain full details. -
The - Lake Moor was built in thi$
country for a foreign firm and later
taken over by the Shipping Board.7:
She was a new vessel and sailed from"
an Atlantic port on her maiden1 tripj
All .the survivors have been lahded
at an English port. . . ' V
Among the known survivors of- the
U. S. S. Lake Moor are: Lieutenant
Commander Kimcher J. Powers, U. S
N. R., 420 Walnut street, Wilmington";
N. C; Prince A. Johnson, Franklin,
Va.; Roscoe C. Leonard, 22 High -street,
Among the missing are: Joseph:
Battle, Rocky Mount, N. C; Wm. F.
Bush. Danville. Tenn.: Jacob E. Go.
hien. 732 West Broad street. Rich
mond, Va.; Wm. N. DInnell, 308 State .
street, Berkley, Va.; Wm. B. Fergu.,
son, 101 DennjLson avenue," Roanoke;
VCr-Hoy ufGridder, Bridgeport,-; Ala.;!
Alvin F. Hann Catonsville, Md.; Johs
B. HowertonR. F. D. No. 1, - Peters
burg, Va.; Fred R. P... Hughes,. Rose
ville, Md,; Woodfred W. Ice, Meyers
S. C; Eugene A. Johnston, 1110 Din
widdie street, Portsmouth, Va.; James
E. Kirkpatrick, No. 3 Duke street,
Greenville, S C; C. K. Ratcliffe,
101 West Grace street, Richmond,
Va.; Harry Taggart, Hamlin, Texas;)
Lawrence M. Tate, 864 Tenth avenue,
Petersburg, Fla. ; John H. Thorne, 2344
Wilkins avenue, Baltimore, Md.;
Frederick Wilson, Easton, Md.; Thorn- -as
Wilson, 737 Carolina street, Ports
Among those on board who were
saved was J. M. Higgs, signal man of
the British navy.
NO SOLDIERS CAME UP.
Colonel Chase Kept His Word to the
Letter Was No Khaki Here. -
True to his word, Colonel Chase
saw to it that none of the boys froni
the fort came to the city yesterday
and the absence of khaki on the
streets, despitje their crowded con- :
dition, was noticeable. If anyone
thought the fort commandant was. r
bluffing, whjen he threatened to keep
the regulars at the fort on Sunday y
unless alleged evil conditions were
remedied the non-presence of troop
ers on the streets yesterday dispell
ed this theory Heretofore, the boys
heve been In the city for Saturday
night and Sunday and have been roy-;
ally entertained but not so yesterday.-
, Spain Cut Off
London, April 20 Spain lias been
cut oq from press communication
with England since early Friday. No
explanation has been offred of the
A German prisoner's unmailed let
ter gives a glimpse of the bloody!
scene. ' ';
"The road from Arras to Cambral
is constantly under .fire and you);
losses are beyond description," 31
wrote, according to the dispatch.
"The ditches are piled high with dead
horses and certain batteries have only
two or three . left. The losses in mett
are not less and every day the road
is strewn with dead and dying." i"'
Germany herself is keeping flgut'
from her people as far as possible-;
but the grim fact of severe losses is
seeping through to Teuton homes -as
the wounded pour back. While the -military
leaders have prepared the
way for bad tidings, the ruthless sac--:
rifices of the wave formations are cre
ating a profound effect in Germany,
according to information. v;
"It is not surprising that " tha '
German public is "stirred by the seri
ous German losses on jthe Western
front," .; commented the . official mes
sage as a preface to its record of
price Germany pays for territorial
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