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GERMAN CHANCELLOR ON THE PEACE NOTE . . .

Democratic Agitation in Germany 13. . . . . . . .

American Labor on War and Peace . . . . . .

WHO WAS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE WAR? . Statement by Dr. Michaelis

THE SOCIALISTS AND THE WAR: Labor Conference in London

A German Socialist on the Reichstag Resolutions . . . .

CREATING BELGIUM'S NEW ARMY . . . By General Leclercq

Belgium's Starving Women and Children . . · By Baron Moncheur 100

THE STORY OF KERNENSKY'S LIFE . . . By V. V. Kiryakoff 102

General Korniloff's Untiring Energy . . . . . . . .

A NEW PHASE OF THE BALKAN QUESTION . By Milivoy S. Stanoyevich 111

MILITARY OPERATONS OF THE WAR. VIII. By Major Edwin W. Dayton 113

ANTI-SUBMARINE TACTICS . By Lieutenant Commander Charles C. Gill 121

GERMAN SEAMEN'S DEFENSE OF U-BOATS: Reply of British Seamen . . 126

FIGHTING HOSTILE SUBMARINES ' . . . . By Pierre Mile - 132

THE THIRD YEAR OF THE BLOCKADE . . . By Arichibald Hurd 135

SUBMARINE SINKINGS IN EIGHT MONTHS . . By Charles H. Grasty * 137

AMBASSADOR PAGE'S PLYMOUTH ADDRESS . . .

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A New Covenant Between the English-Speaking Nations .

A WAR SERMON IN WESTMINSTER ABBEY By the Archbishop of Canterbury

ITALIAN ARMY'S SPRING OFFENSIVE: Official Report . . . .

DISCLOSURES OF KING CONSTANTINE'S RELATIONS WITH GERMANY : .

GERMANY AFTER THREE YEARS OF WAR . . ... . .

THE AUSTRO-GERMANS AND ISLAM: French Official Report

Turkey's Heavy Hand in Syria . . . . . . . .

INDICTMENT OF MONTENEGRO'S KING . . . . . . .

RUMANIA BETRAYED BY RUSSIA: Secret Documents of Czar's Government .

THE EUROPEAN WAR AS SEEN BY CARTOONISTS . 28 Cartoons, All Nations

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PROF. PAUL PAINLEVE . . . . . Frontis

DUKE OF AOSTA . . . . . . .

PRESIDENT WILSON AND CABINET.

ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY ...
NATIONAL ARMY CELEBRATION ....
DEPARTURE OF NATIONAL GUARD
AMERICAN TROOPS IN LONDON
BRITISH GUNS IN ACTION ..... 47

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CURRENT HISTORY CHRONICLED

[PERIOD ENDED SEPT. 20, 1917]

THE MONTH'S OUTSTANDING EVENTS the Chamber on Sept. 19 by a vote of 378 DORTENTOUS events marked the to 1, the Socialists abstaining from the month ended Sept. 20, 1917. It was vote.

* * * in that period that Russia was on the sa brink of civil war, which was avoided RUSSIAN REPUBLIC PROCLAIMED only by the quick action and firmness of THE Russian Republic was proclaimed Premier Kerensky and the Provisional 1 Sept. 15, as follows: Government; on Sept. 15 Kerensky pro General Korniloff's rebellion has been claimed a republic, and the Constituent quelled. But great is the confusion caused Assembly was summoned to meet in De

thereby, and again great is the danger

threatening the fate of the fatherland and cember.

its freedom. In military affairs the most important Holding it necessary to put an end to the event was the capture of Riga by the

external indefiniteness of the State's or

ganization, remembering the unanimous Germans, with the conquest of impor

and rapturous approval of the republican tant sections of the rich provinces of idea expressed at the Moscow State ConLithuania and Livonia, which the Ger ference. the Provisional Government demans assert they will permanently pos

clares that the constitutional organization,

according to which the Russian State is sess. On the western front the brilliant

ruled, is a republican organization, and it advance of the Italians in the Julian hereby proclaims the Russian Republic. Alps was the outstanding feature, mak *(Signed) ing the fall of Trieste seem probable and

Minister and President, KERENSKY.

Minister of Justice, YAROUDNI. an invasion of the plains stretching to

Russian matters preceding this proclaVienna a possibility. The French made

mation are treated elsewhere, (Pages imp ortant gains in the Verdun section,

63-72.) On Sept. 20 the Russian situarestoring the line practically to what it

tion seemed greatly improved; the was before the German advance in 1915.

political tension had relaxed and a better in Flanders there was continuous fight

spirit prevailed in army and navy than 28, and there were some gains by the

at any time since the revolution was British in the Lens district; the sangui

launched. nary character of this fighting is shown is the casualty statements, which have

FINANCING OUR WAR ACTIVITIES been averaging for the British alone over 100,000 a month.

A NARRATIVE of the remarkable

n achievements by the United States In political matters the most impor

in the first six months after our war Len t occurrence was the disclosure by

declaration appears on Pages 9-26. The e State Department of German in

gigantic nature of the nation's task is Bues in Argentina and Mexico, in using

best demonstrated by the statement made e hospitality of the cables of the Swe

to the House of Representatives on Sept. s h Legations to dispatch code messages

14 by John J. Fitzgerald, Chairman of an offensively unneutral nature. In

the Appropriations Committee, in ConT ance the Ribot Ministry fell on ac

gress. He explained that the contemplaSu nt of lack of vigor, and Professor

ted expenditures by our Government dura inlevé, former War Minister, formed

ing the first year of the war, without & New Cabinet which contained no So reference to any unforeseen emergencies, da list members. In his initial statement would reach $18,208,228,085, of which

the Chamber the Premier announced $7,000,000,000 would be loaned to the vigorous determination to fight until Allies; this sum represents 23 per cent.

Sace-Lorraine was restored to France, of what all the other Governments had mech indemnities: he was sustained by spent in three years. The revenue from

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