Oklahoma City Times (Oklahoma City, Okla.), Vol. 29, No. 186, Ed. 1 Friday, November 2, 1917 Page: 4 of 16
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OKLAHOMA CITY TIMES. FRIDAY. NOVEMBER 2 1917.
...dforis Outnumbered Five
to One Fought Desperately
Against Onrush of Germans
One Position Taken and Retaken Ei'Jit Times m I Crocious
Fighting: Towns in Path of Advance Re-
i'; ' duced to Dust and Ruins
By Ths Associated Presa.
ITALIAN' HEMxjrAKTKKS IN
MORTHERV ITAL Thursday. Nov.
-The cavalry rear guard Continues l"
srcen (he ntuvsriiriit of llir mam IhuIv
M th Italian army t) its newlv chosen
position and at the satnr lime to iliek
'he advance A tin' fnfins li ie.
Military necrvsity fiFl restricts rig-
idly the sending of drtuls of the ocra-
tirm and tlw mention of )lair hut
within these close liiniti some Kcncral
idta ran be givrn of the heroic resist-
ance th main part of thr Italian army
give to the rnh of ovf rwhelmuiK nutn
The greatest shock tame on the nirth
where the Ikmuo first was crossed hen
vXCiirred the weakening (J certain dc
lachmenla of tht second army which
.General Cadorna had hiillrtinril with
. the frankest of a great commander li
was !lm weakening wl Mvr the
jerman contingents the ! trt u n i f at
t crucial moment tn pass (orwaid he
fween a portion of the army mi thr
forth and that on thr hnr further ninth
Now began thr douhle rn pusurr of
the lout hern force to fire in the trout
aed on thr flank which required a
steady falling bark until thr entire
army was in movement toward the
nfy-rtahlKherl positions further west.
During this prodigious movement of the
matin front and thr rear guard which
ea nitty be sketched in the broadest
sstlin!. some sections sustained shocks
of eepional intensity.
The commanding height of Monte
Nero which thr Italians had occupied
after deeds of great valor was defend
rd k a ti-.( i'IimhiiIiIs from lim-c sides
which jradualU developed to envelop
The second amiv occupied most of the
from .iluivi' liMiii.i. tin llnrl anin lli.it
is below I .in i i;i
Krtirrtnent is as a conipatitnl bv
sIiicIiIimk operations of the rear guard
which poured a deadly fire into t tie tol
vancitiK columns and ;it the same time
destroyed powder depot arsenals and
Juidgrs with the double purpose of giv-
inp fine for (be withdrawal of the lul
i. in heavy (jiiiis and of preventing ni'li
t.ir stores from tailing into tin hand
ot the enemy.
The (iermatu ti oiintei ed stubborn
resistant r oil the lUinsirvra plateau and
heap' nl tncmv dead mark the lines of
their adiamr. Around dloho ridge a
I let sav'Ii' 1 1 brigade outnumbered five to
uiie held back the enrniv while the
mriin line bad an opportunity to get its
retreat in motion..
In one of the mountain passes a small
ullage commanding the past vsas taken
and retaken right times during desper-
ate artillery inliintry and hand to hand
(loriria was shelled heavily ancl what
remained of what the correspondent saw
theje just a week ago today was fur-
ther reduced to a massvMif debris f )ne
of the main bridges from (jorizi.i across
the Isnnio was blown up hy the Ital-
ians thus retarding the advance erf the
West of (loriria the town of Corrwws
was shelled heavily. The great (ier-
man Rims opened enormous crater and
literally tore the town to pieces. v
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0 ) Xhe Music Maker
Erening Fiocks of Black Velrai and
Satin Hive Brilliant Touchra That
Make Th'm Moie Conapicuoua Than
(Jownn of GLarinx Culora.
NI'.W N k K If any woman it
.srarrhmu for an afternoo'i or infornul
evenuiK (!"n it will be difficult for
her to k I asa) from i hooninif between
the smait Ills k costume offerrl at
every tin n Not ibat she wanti to net
awav from them. 'I he American wom-
an has a passion for black that is not
equaled b the women of any other
couiitn. unless they are compelled to
It is piobable that the American na-
tion weai more solid and sometimes
dowdv bla V than any other nation in
the world throuK.ll a traditional belief
that it is i Miiomiial conventional and
DuiadrantagM of Black.
Now when jhe I rench wear black
outside of mouniin they niake it so
( i iiispK tn his that it riies aloud to catch
the attention of the entire public Their
black flocks sciniillatr with jet ; they
arc slashed to show black stockinK
ami segments id bare skin; they are
ornamented with flashing Kirdlcs ami
r' pes of beads; they are combined with
while in a manner that leaves a rest
pin pie or yrren jjl)Wn in the shade.
The Americans do not anticipate nor
do they desire such results when they
wear black. They nuiM know that it
shows spots more rasily than any othrr
color that it catches the dust like a
sweeper that it is rarely artistic when
unrelieved by a flashing ornament and
that it is usually iinhrconiinit. How
ever none of their disadvantages de
ters the great American public from
steadily wearing black.
They can have their dearest wish
gratified this season hut they must
make up thejr minds to wear black
that sometimes shiirks more loudly
than thr wax figures in the shop win
dows which are dressed in colored
crewels to entice women to buy more
wools for more knitting.
As a good example of brilliancy-
black evening gowns are quite sedate
until they reach the hem of the trans-
parent tunic drapery where they are
bordered with gold fringe topped by
pink rosebuds; or a black velvet after-
noon Miit 'looks ijuite somber until the
long flirectoire coat is thrown hack to
shxiw a medieval curnlet'of gold and
Mack metallic tissue fastened with gold
and rhinrstone buttons; or a black vel-
vet wrap may looke like the cloak of a
sister of charitv until its lining of gold
and black is disclosed and the buckles
at the nnk are found to he made of
beaten gold inset with emerald crys-
tal A Touch of Chines Embroidery.
A 1 rench gown of black; satin made
hi the new lines that l'aris has adopted
fur whatever gay occasions she spun
sor starts out entirely demure and
ends by disclosing to the public a
Chinese doll in brilliant colored em-
broidery and a string of Chinese de-
signs extending from shoulder to knre
One could not do anything more con
spicuous tiian tins and yet it is so
deftly done and the colors ire so en-
rhantinfly (Chinese faded antique
suggesting centuries of use that one
does not ohirrt. but on the othrr hand
stops to admire.
This gown is shown tn the sketch.
It has the broad waisted effert of the
Hour and the skirt is as narrow as the
b'rench government and the American
women demand The funic which drops
from the bndtee shares with its com-
panion garment that brilliant splash
ol Chinese embroidery that look as
though it had dipcd from a fan of
IVkiii to a (.own in America The neck
is simply lincli.'l with a rolling white1
yoke collar . i satin a stle of neck-
wear that b.c not been demoted to
second place by the twelfth century
Informal dinner gown of black" aatirt
with a Chines doll design in faded
colors at the aide.
ammunition to the
Training Cam pa.
MORE VICTOR RECORDS
MORE VICTOR RECORDS
w tKe constant cry from the trainmj rampH.
The boys arc "wild pimply wild" nbout them.
Don't throw your old records nw av . Thr- soldier latin
will make good use of them.
Send ua the record you are not iiHinir
oig inaiHieni aemand for them. We will k.m
reach'the Camps. They will do untold irood
Simply bring us your old or unused Victor rrn.rds
We will do the rent.
We have :i
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2i) Main Sheet
President and Cashier of Two
Leading Institutions Are
Strong in Praise.
AnicHig the countless thousands id
prominent people all over mrrn a w ho
have tnkeii I anlac and praised it for
the brnefits they derived fromit none
are more enthusiastic than the two well
known southern bankers whose state-
ments follow : i
V.. J. Henry president of the Jhwk-
insville Hank anil Trust to Hawkins
villr. (la s.ivs ; "l ast spring I is alt
wrong soiin way or other and loubln't
get nub! I took a bottle of I an'sc
and began to improve. Two nioie bot
tles put me in good har and I felt
prrfeitly well. A few weeks aiM I
took the grippe ai d was getting d wn
and out again I bought another bottle
of I anlac and I am well again. I tin -hesitatingly
recommend I anlac to any-
one who is sick and worn out "
W. ('. M'F.lveen iashier Mnuk of
llornbeik llornbetk I otnsiana savs
'T have taken five bottles of T.ml.ic and
have gained fifteen otiuds in tliice
week" I think it is a gieat medicine"
I anlac is sold In Oklahoma t it v ex-
clusively bv Westfall Drug Co. nmlci
the personal direction of a penal Ian-
lac representative Ads.
collars that roll up to the chin and
aspire to the nose. The sleeves are
the straight half-elbow kind which an
te be expected in the entirely smart
The woman who does not tike to
disclose so much oi her arms in the.
afternoon niav tuck a inousquitierre
sleeve made of double black tulle from
shoulder to wrist or she may add a
filiating sleeve of black tulle to the
edge of the short satin one and gather
it in above the hand with a bit of
( liinee einhroidcrv
FOSTER DRUG CO.
THIRD AT ISOtnWAV
KAK MKS THOMPSON: (1)
I am a girl taking the place of
a mother m a home with two
smaller brothers and two smaller sister .
My mother is ifead and my older sister
married so I am supposed to stay
home but at times I f el like running
away for everything my smaller
brothers and suieis do I am always
blamed for even it I didn't see it done
or wasn I there w hen it banii ni d I
have to do the woik. washing and
rooking and ever thing else and alwavs
busy and hardly ever get any clothes
I should think if I stay home I ought
to get some allow.nue don't sou.'
(J) Someone told my father I spent
every aftrrno.ni away from the house
when I didn't at all He wouldn!
believe nir ami wouldn't tell me. who
told him What would you do ab .ut
(.1) I am a little over IP and have
a steady whom I love with all my
heart. He is now in lesis. He is
every in h a gentleman and comes
from a well-to-do family My lather is
alwayi scolding me for going with
him. ami the onlt thing he has against
him is that he is in the national guard
I haen't loKI this wmug man anything
about what ni lathei savs about him
Ho von think I ought to
HK'Okl N 1 1 KAK III) DACCHII l
III Some of our gnatci lM mst
successful men and women started
lite inst as vmi aie now. working and
slaving and apparently gaining iioihnig.
hut when their opportunists umr they
had wmked and knew the value of
work and were (tamed to meet the
emergency and thus hemme gte.it on
do woik hard but oii will not always
have to Sometime jir oppoitimit
will come ami ymt 1
tiKin the service ymi have done L
your sisters and brothers md .r very
thankful that villi "mmi k it oio'
didn't give up when everything looked
so iliscouiagiilg. Make the he-l ot it
and you will come out all right in the
(J) What lies ethers t Ul n
butt you IV truihlii! ami ft n't muni
the untrue things that others say
When they are loini I out von will he
thought u- t that nun li rioie of f . r
havinjt been trulhtul
(.') V mi are too young to have (en-
tered vour affections (n Mr min
ihmigh he mav In iinte a gentleman.
However it you know Inni to be true
don't let any thine anyone iys (hange
vour opinion li the oci asmn arises
I' II him w bat is bring said about bun
and il be w i. lies i i .e i an demand an
I urrni i ii".ir a iieyv rlerttir
headlight tot v N l(..r
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Stafford, R. E. Oklahoma City Times (Oklahoma City, Okla.), Vol. 29, No. 186, Ed. 1 Friday, November 2, 1917, newspaper, November 2, 1917; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc170482/m1/4/: accessed January 21, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.