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THE SUN, SATURDAY, AUGUST 7, 1915.
liner offered by the flusslnn, tho
Germnn army inde further progress.
lletwcen the mouth of the Hug ntul
Nsnlelsk siege troops have broken
.through from Novogeorglevsk Into the
enemy's position south of Hlcndnstwo.
nnd have ndvanced In the illrectlnn of
the lower Nsruw.
Our nlrshlp squadron bombarde-d
the railway station nnd buildings m
lllalystnk with bombs.
A mentioned In the dally report
Issued yesterday the Hussions, ufter
they had been driven out of the outer
and Inner linen of the Wnrsnw foit,
evacuated the town, nnd hnve with
drawn to l'rsga, on the right bnnk of
In the southeastern theatre:
Our troops, which penetrated ncros
' the Vistula, took soma positions of the
enemy. Husslan attacks were with
out success. Field Marshal von Mack
ensen la continuing; the fight In pur
ult of the enemy.
Northeast of Novo Alexandria the
nemy waa driven out of bin positions
by Austro-Hunicarlan troops, and
near Hawln, north of Cholm, he wti.
driven out by the Germans.
Except that Novo Oeorglcvsk la re
tarded as one of the strongest fortresses
f the ltusstan Kmplrc few details of In
strength are obtainable. It Is one of
the natural strongholds discovered by
Napoleon In M07 nnd Us first defences
were erected by his military englnecis.
It Is essentially a fort, for it does not
tnclose any territory within Its walls,
and these walla are or the latest ap
proved type. It Is situated on both
tides of the Narew at the point it
empties Into the Vistula, and Is about
ISO feet above the sea level and 100 feet
above the level of the Vistula. It Is on
a plateau which descends precipitately
to the river.
Novo Oeorglevsk has two powerful clt
dels, elsht 'bridgehead positions cover
Ins; both the Narew and the VlBtula, nnd
twenty-four redoubts containing bat
teries or 11 and IS Inch Runs. It I esti
mated that an adequate garrison on n
hold out there for months, and the full
Carrlson Is thouRht to be nlmost an nrmy
sorps of 40,000 men.
On all sides It la naturally defended
by the character of the country or the
river and It Is reported to be equipped
with the most modern of heavy gun.
Serock, which stands at the apex nf
the triangle made by the Hug and the 1
Narew, la another strong fortress, and I
o Is Lomzn. Ossowlsc has been undor
siege off nnd on for three months, but
Its big Runs have always been able to
hold back the enemy.
QUIT TO SAVE WARSAW.
Russian Otllclnl lie port Saym
"n" ' .
Pitxoorad, Aug. 6. The following ,
Ifflclal statement was made public by
the General Staff to-night :
There Is no appreciable change be
tween the Dwlna and the Nlemen
rivers. We victoriously repulsed the
There was desperate fighting through
out the night of August 4 and all yes
terday on the left bank of the Narew
River, on the Ilozan-Ostrolenka and
Ostrow roads. A series of vigorous
counter attacks by our troops held back
the enemy on nn extended front about
even miles from the river. We cap
tured a few hundred prisoners. The
fighting continues along the middle
Vistula. All Is quiet since our retreat
to the right bank of the river.
Warsaw was evacuated In order to
ave the town from the effects of a
The fruitless attempts of the enemy
to extend the zone of their operations
are being continued in the reRlon of
There were battles on August S be
tween the Vistula and the Hue east
of the military road, from Travnlkl
to Vladova, which were moit stub
bornly contested. The enemy concen
trated the fire of his massed artillery
and our troops were obliged to retreat
a little to the north.
There Is no change along the right
bank of the Zlota I.I pa and the Dnies
ter. GERMANS GAIN GROUND.
Vienna Aiinouiicra Their I'riiKrrai
Northwest of I v nnuornd.
Special Cable Detpatch to The Suv.
Vienna, via Amsterdam, Aug. 6. An
official statement supplementing the
earlier one announcing the capture of
Iveuigorod, was made public to-night by
the War Office. It waa as follows :
Our allies have made progress on
the Husslan front northwest of lvan
gorod. Rear guard actions with the enemy
occurred between the istula and the
There Is no change In the situation
WARSAW FALL "BARREN."
t'ol. ItepliiBton of "Times" Thinks
Teuton Tusk Fur From Kuded.
Special Cable nenpatch to The Six,
London, Aug. 6. Col. Iteplngton, the
Military expert of the Times, Indorses
the decision of the Grand Duke Nicholas
to save his armies and lose Wnrsaw.
He thinks that It Is probable that
Kovo Georgievsk has been evacuated,
tlthough no announcement to that effect
lai yet been made. He regards Warsaw
Is a barren triumph for the Germans,
ihe Russians having voluntarily retired
n perfect order. The Gcrmuna after un
imaginable sacrifices, he says, failed to
tstabllsh a vestige of moral superiority:
'.hey owe everything to their numerical
ind material predominance.
Col. Iteplngton assumes that the Ger
mans at Warsaw and the Austrlans at
Ivangorod will cross the Vistula Imme
diately and attempt to establish nn un
broken line from In the neighborhood of
L'holm to the Nnrew.
"But," he adds, "although since May
II the German army corps have been
pressing hard upon tho heels of Itus
la, there Is no apparent reason to sun-
pole the Russians will not reach their
new line In safety,"
Col. Iteplngton suggests the nroha
blllty that the Germans will push their
pursuit aa fast ns possible with a view
lo preventing an orderly retirement, es
pecially trying to drive In the wings
upon the Russian centre. Ho opines
Ihtt . decisive German victory Is only
ittalnable by acting strongly In the
north and ns Germany's situation de
mands a decisive victory he assumes
that she will seek It with tireless energy.
"It Is the operations of Gen. von
Ruelow's army In the north which the
Russians have the most to fear," he
roncludes," but It Is Improbable that
Gen, von Ruelow will tnke energetic
ictlon until the other German armies
tre straightened eastward of the Vistula
nd in contact with the Russian rear
GERMANS SET NEW TRAP.
Van IllndenliiirK'a Pincers Still
Working Toward f.'snr'a Army.
Special Cable Iteipateh to Tnr. Sirs.
London. Aug, (i. The Pnllu Mail's
correspondent nt Petrograd Implies In a
despatch received to-day that the Hus
slan public tins awakened to the fact
that Instead of havlnR only Warsaw In
their mind tho Germans have been en
ileavorlne to cut off the letreat of the
Jtusslnn armies, He hmjb:
"The German plan was to force the
lluaslaiis Into a Renernl uiRRenunt, or
fHlllne tluit to sui round them. The
movement of the enemy between I.nmza
snd Ostrolenka on Ihe north and fioin
the, ('hoim-l.ubllii railway on the south
vtVobvlouly desliiiud to cut off tho
Germans Set New
YV ITH Warsaw and Ivnngorod in German hands, Novo Georgievsk
completely invested but the main Russian armies still intact,
Field Marshal von' Ilindenburg is directing: a serious offensive in the
north toward Riga and the Dwlna River as part of a new trap to catch
the' retreating Russians. Grand Duke Nicholas, however, was able
to withdraw his forces when the German enveloping movement became
retreat of the Husslan army of the Vis-
'This plan, we may now hope, has
failed, but Herman strategy has another
huge enveloping movement In view. This
second string Is for use in the event the
Russians escape the pair of pincers and
establish themselves along the Nlemen
tand Hug line, which was olllclally an
nounced to be the Intention of Grand
Duke Nicholas last week.
"In order to envelop this line the
pincers are to be used further eastward.
Hy occupying HIrh the Germans would
be In a favorable position for working
south along the Dwlna River, ultimately
appearing In the rear of the new Rus
sian line. At the sune time the other
half of the plrlcer would begin to close
from the south.
'Tor the operations against Kovno
nnd toward the city of Dwln.i the enemy
Is using a force of 350,000. which shows
they are very much In earnest. If they
could break through the Russian front
between Kovno nnd Dwlnsk before they
have extricated themselves from the
battles of the Narew, the VlstuU ond
the Hur the situation wctild become far
"This fresh development of strategy
by the German staff proves bow des
perately anxious they are to ecure (he
victory over Russia and how much they
ure ready to eucrltlce for such a gain.
Their losses continue to be very heavy,
but they evidently reckon that, no mat
ter what It costs, Russia Is worth while
since the declslie victory would free
them for another fresh endeavor to de
fent the n miles In the west.
"What the Germans count upon Is
the weakening of her spirit to such an
extent that she can Impose a separate
peace on Ilusla That Is one of the
most grotesque of German Illusions.
Russln Is to-d.iy more obstinately re
solved to light than ever before. She
cannot be conquered and she certainly
will not throw up the sponge.
BOW TO DIVINE WILL.
So Sn CiiiiiiI llolirlnsk) at .Vtret
InK of Itusslnn Connrlt.
Special Cable lleipatch to Thk Srv
Fetroorad, Aus. 6. At a meeting of
the Council of the Umpire to-day Count
Hobrlnsky, referring to Warsaw, said:
"We bow before the Divine will. The
greater our misfortune the more In
vincible our resolution to tight to the
In expressing his sympathy for the
I'oles, he continued:
"Take courage, broKbers! The day
of victory la coming. Ruisia does not
say good-by, but au revolr."
M. Chebeko, a Polish member, de
clared that his compatriots are neither
crushed nor hubjugnted not exhausted.
They would struggle to the end, he as
serted, and never betrny the Slav flag.
When he had Mulshed the President of
the Council shouted:
"Uing live Poland and the Polish
peopje!'' which was answered by en
BERLIN STILL JOYOUS.
Km 11 of Wnrsnvr Olehrntnl With
Snnit nnd Patriotic- Display.
Special Cable Detpatch to Tun Si v.
Hk.ri.in, Auk. fi. The lejolclnRs con
tinue over the fall of Warsaw and the
victories of the German nrms In the
east, Cannon In the l.ustR.irten fired
salutes throuRhout the day nnd thou
sands of people Rathered there to sIhr
patriotic airs, nmoiiR them the Inspiring
"Das Nle lcrlaendlsches D.inkRCbet,"
There Is enthusiasm everywhere KIhrs
ire llylim on all public and private build
Iiirh nnd the streets are throiiRed with
the rejoicing multitudes.
mo Dcutschr T ancsiritimii reports ,
tlkit Commander I.auterlmch. second In
Singapore nnd bits reached llatavla, He
and other German and Austilnn prison
era were liberated from their prison
during nnothcr mutiny.
RUSSIANS WIN IN CAUCASUS.
rnieil Motor limit disperses Turku
v Positions Mnlntaliieil.
Spcial Cable Deipalch to The Sex.
PETnonnAii, Aug. 6. The following,
ofllclal statement of the operations In the
Caucasus vn" made public to. night by
the General Staff :
There wns rifle firing In the constul
region mi August 4. An armed Husslan
motor boat by its mai'ltlnn gun tire dis
persed the enemy near Hlieh,
We maintained the positions rup
tured yesterday from the Turks in the
region of Olty.
Wo repulsed Turkish Infantry at
tacks aRiilnst Mount Gueltlay with
heavy losses to the enemy.
In the direction of Sara-Kamysh
we retain the positions taken yester
day. The rifle- flic continued thioiiRh
nut the entire day.
I ml In Hulls German Missionaries,
Special Cable Detiatch In Tlir Sis,
I.ONPON, Auk, fi. The Than says that
the Government of India has decided to
Intern or deport all German mission,
Trap for Russians
He I loves Full of Wnrsaw Is Ke
frni'ded as Only Tem
Jacob K. Connor, former American
Consul nt Petrograd. who arrived last
night by the Norwegian-America steam
ship Kristin nln fjord from Bergen, said
that Russia had absolute confidence In
ultimate victory for herself and her al
lies and that the people of Russia
shared the optimistic feeling. The cap
ture of Warsaw, Mr. Connor said, meant
from the Russian viewpoint merely n
temporary setback, and everybody be-'
llevcd that the Teutons would be driven
finally from Russian soil.
Prohibition in Russia, Mr. Connor
said, was popular. Nobody could Ret
soft drink called "krass" had been
In the homes ot resident Americans. A.
soft drink, called "krass," had been I
substituted for vodka and the people
were taking kindly to It. ,
The Krlstlanlafjord was not taken Into
Kirkwall by the auxiliary British cruiser
that held her up off the Faroe Isl uid". 1
The naval lieutenant In command of the
cruiser detained three Germans, all
bound for the Panama-Pacific Kxposl
tlon. nnd then asked the Admiralty by
wireless n hat he should do In the case.
The Admiralty said no harm would re
sult If they were nllowed to proceed and
they were released.
BRITISH SKIPPER A COWARD.
First Vnmr nt Kind Knnnn Itrsnlts
In rnplnlti's Dlsmlsaiil.
Special Cable Deipalch to Tin: Sc
IOnpon, Aur. 6. The llrst case of
a British skipper being court-martialled
on charges of fleeing before on enem
nnd general cowardice wns brought up
In Devonport to-day. James Hrouu,
in officer of the Hoyal Naval lt serve,
commanding a Hritish steam trawler.
was accused nf witnessing the sluk -
iiir oi a scnooner uy a iterman sun
marine, failing to cngaRe the enemy
and fleeing without attempting to res
cue the craft. The schooner wms de
stroyed. Hrown denied the truth of the charges.
He asserted that he went to the t.pot
at high sp.ed, but that the HUhmarlun
had disappeared, The sea was mutch
and he saw no trace of the crew or of
the schooner's boats, he added. Tho
court acquitted him of the chirge of
falling to eiiRHRe the enem) from cow
ardice, but he was found Rullty of
falling to fight through negligence.
Drown was dismissed fiom the ser
vice. GERMAN SOCIALISTS SPLIT.
Tpnper OrKiin of line Faction
Mnes I'll With MIlKnrlsls.
Special Cable Detpatch to Tnr. Si v,
Hkiu.in, via London, Aug. 6. A i-erl-ous
split In the ranks of the German
Socialists is Indicated by an article
i In the Cicwinlfirr roffrssMmmr, a well
Hoclalist rgan. which lead. In
"No other alternative Is left to us;
It Is either victory or surrender. Kng
bind would certainly treat us with con
slderatlon. Turn yourselves Into Kng
llshmen, then Germany will become
lire;, land and you will be left In the
possession of all your household goods.
Kor ourselves, however, Germany re
"We will defend her against every
foe. We jue no longer under obliga
tion to consider the susceptibilities nf
any party whatsoever. Wo desire to
live In our own right, not by tho grace
of ,i foreigner, lie It Hothalaud or Grey
land. There Is but one thing left to
do with the foreigner: our list upon
their ejes; our kneo upon their chest,
l.et those who will offer up prayers of
peace. As for us, we nre off to Join
NEW PORTUGUESE PRESIDENT.
Former Premier Senhor Mni'liadn
Is Chosen 1 1 end of the llepilbllc.
Special Cable Detpatch to Tub Si s,
Lisbon, Portugal, Aug, fi. Dr. Bern
ardino Marhadn whs elected tn.ilay
President of Portugal. He wns Premier
and Minister of Interior during the ad
ministration of Manini de Arrlagn, who
resigned in April last,
LINES IN ARGONNE
Trench Fight iiiK in Knslcni
Franco Tflkcs On Violonl,
I X FA NTH V IS II K PULSE I)
Special Cable Detpatch to Tlir. St,
Paris, Auk. 6. The trench righting In
the ArRonne, In the eastern part of the
French fpcnt, which has been proceeding
at Intervals for more thnn a week, has
taken on a particularly violent character.
Attempts by the Germans to dash from
ineir ircnrnes. nowever, were stopped uy
. the French artillery.
, There has been severe fighting, with
Infantry attacks, on the Heights of lht
Meuse, and the village .f Kmhenncull,
In lxrrnlno, was violently bombarded by
Tho official communique Issued to
night was as follows:
There were artillery actions In Ar
tols. between the Sjinme and tho Olse,
and In the valley of the Alsne.
In the western portion of the Ar-
Ronnc tho enemy bombarded onr
tienches very violently with shells of
all calibres throimhitut the day. Our
artillery and trench moit.irs replied
to this bombardment. In the Apre
mont Forest there was a lively bom
bardment. In the Vvsges the day was calm.
Tho communique Issued In the after
twon was us follous;
In Hie Aitols district there Mere
during almost all last night n scries
of inRagements with hand grenades
around Souchtz. In front of Neuvllle
.St. Vanet a German attack was
iislly mid iiulckly i becked.
In the Argonno the lighting tilth
bombs and other explosives supported
artillery actions Kok on greater in
tensity during the night, particularly
In the neighbor, ood or Hill No. Silt,
In the region of Fontnlnr-aux-Charmes,
anil In the direction of Rt.
Hubert, to t.ie Wist of Hill No. 213.
the Germans endeavored to move out
from their trenches, but they weie at
once checked by our (lro.
On the heights of Hie .Men, at
Hols lliut, the enemy delivered two
attacks, each of which was wit' out
Hiicrtss Our HM'illint woie iltlven
bid: with hand grenades and by the
fire of our Infantry.
In Lorraine the Germ-ins during
l.nt night bombarded the village of
Kinbermenll, as well as our positions
around Hellion. Two German avlatois
dropped ten bombs on the vlllaRe of
Fralze. In the valley of Ire River
Meurthe, killing tun women and one
In the VliKe the night pissed
AIRCRAFT SHOT DOWN.
(irrinntis llrlmrl Xllci'rssf ill 1st- of
Guns hi SL Work. j
Rr.rtMN. via Ixmdon, Aug. (i. The lul-'
lowing official statement regarding war !
operations In the western theatre was
made here to-day :
Fighting on and south ..gel.opf
By means of our anti-alrcr.ift guna
four enemy aircraft were obliged' to
laud. One waa burned and one was
shot down. One French hydroaero
plane nnd Its occupants fell Into our
$495,008 OF ITALY'S
WAR FUNDS TIED UP;
.Money to Purcliase
iiiii m's i
Here At tnclieil by Kiss,
Doerr & Carroll.
The fact that Flss, Doerr & Carroll,
horse dealers, have tied up I49S.000 of
Ihe money sent to this country by Italy
for the purchase of war supplies became
known In tile Supreme Court yesterday
when counsel for .Major Genarro Sa
linas, an aRent sent heie by the Italian
War Department to buy horses, asked
the court to vacate an attachment for
The plaintiffs allege that long before
the entrance of Italy Into tke war her
MRcnts were In this country buying sup.
piles and arranged to hu all the horses
needed through the plulntlff, The aRree
meni was first made by l.leut. Alfredo
P.iRlluiifl. the iiRcnt sent here last fall.
confirmed by Major S.illnas. his
successor, who cime here wen l.leut
Pagllanti was called home at Ihe out
set of the war.
Tho papers nllege that subsequently a
eontr.ict for 11,000 horses to e-ost K,
(li.l.noa, was mnde through A, C. Miller,
H broker, and buyer. were Immediately
sent nut ! Ihe We't and Southwest to
round up the iinlnmls, I.aige shipments
were made, to tlm Kmplrc City racetrack,
which had been lolled for the purpose of
herding the horses pending their examl.
nation and .shipment abroad. After about
half the number contracted for with
Miller had been bought I'lss, Doerr A
Canoll learned of It nnd brought suit
for bre.ich of contract. The plaintiff de.
mands a commission of H' a head on
the animals, which were sold for MS.1
In nuking that tre attachment be
vacated counsel for Major Salinas mid
that tlie contract with Piss, Doerr
Carnoll was a "Jug handled" affair, be.
cause, while It was binding on Major
Sillnas, the horse dealers were not re.
quired to oliservo It. The fund tied up
under the attachment was sent here by
Daring & Co, of London, who were
designated by toe llrltlsh Government
to act aw financial agents for its Italian
HONOR SELIGMANN'S SON.
rt Uenler's Kin Wins Fnnic nn
Paris, July 16. Among thoe men
tioned In the army order of the day In
the Jourmil Oflclel on July 4 was "Sellg
manu tOerm.iln), sub-lleutenaut of the
133d Infantry, liaison ofllcer of Ids reRl
nient for five days of hard fighting, Apill
fi to i, when he showed very great zea'
and bravery In his duties."
l.leut. Sellgmann Is a sou of Jacques
Sellgmann, the well known nrt dealer,
nnd his m.'ntlcn carries with It Ihe War
ncraeusfjoril trrlvca Safely.
CnnisTlANiA, via London, Aug. fi.
Tho Norwegian-American liner Hergens
fjord has arrived safely here with 350
pasicngers, all well. The llergensfjord
sailed from New York on July 24,
llny's nrltlsh t'nsunlllrs, T4H,
Special Cable Detpatch to Tils !l'v,
Ixindon, Aur. fi. The dally casualty
list fiom all the llrltlsh f routes Issued tn
nlRht Is seventeen olncers, of whont two
were killed, and 711 men, of whom 171
FRENCH ORIENT ARMY
Gen. Sarrail Is Appointed to Succeed Gen. Gouraud,
Who Lost an Arm by Shell When Visiting
Hospital at Dardanelles.
n courtesy nf Illustration.
Gen. Sir Inn Hnmllton and Gen. Gouraud at Sedd-ul-Bahr; photograph
taken two days before the French
Pari. Auk, 6 The French War OrTlce
to-day Irsued the following official re
"At the Dardanelles since the begin
trig of Auguit there has been no striking
development to report, the activity be
ing confined to Intermittent artillery
duels and much movement on the part
"The Government has decided to re
place Gen. II. J, 14. Gouraud, Com-
l maniler of the French expeditionary
force at the Dardanelles, with Gen. Sar
rail, who has been named commander-in-chief
of the army In the Orient."
Gen. Sarr.lll lias lieen In rntntn.inil of !
j the French forces which successfully
held off the unceasing efforts of the
German Cioun Prince to cut the French
lines at Verdun. Gen. Gouiaud became
' French cumiiinnder at the Dardanelles
I last May On July s he was reported
.to hnve been wounded In the fighting on
ine tampon i-emnsuM and tnat one arm
had to be umputated.
GEN. GOURAUD LOST ARM
I'rrnoli I iininiiiiiilrr nt It.iriliinrlles
Wounded VIkIHiik llospllnl.
Special Corretpondtnce to Tils 9t..
I'Anis. July 21. Gen. Gouraud. who
waa wounded at the Dardanelles, has .
teturned lo Paris. Ills general condl. j
tlon Is satisfactory.
The Matin relates that after Gen. !
Gouraud wns tnken cn board the hor
pltal ship Tc ad for the voyage to Tou-
ion he was ilslled by Gen. Sir lan Ham-
llton, with whom wnce his arrival at
the lurdanelles he had been on the
best of terms The new. of the wound -
lnir of the French rnmm.wuler In niW
cauifd profound oirow throughout the
expeditionary corns, both amonc of-
and men Afler the Tchad had
been forty hours on the voyaRe to
ranee the doctors found that a large
wound w Ich ncosmpinled the fracture
of the right arm showed dlsriuletlnj
symptoms and amputation was con-id-
The operation, which was Immedi
ately perfonned by two nav.il suiKeon,
Kunteon-Gcneral Courtier nnd Surgeon.
Msjor IlouiUrd. wai perfectly mrcessful.
The wvunded General was convened in
GERMANS SEIZE U. S. SHIFS.
Union mill Wli'o, 1(11 l.ndi'ti. Per
ilously Held li li llrltlsh.
I.ONPOS. Aug. C. A despatch from
Mnlmo, Sweden, says the Germans have
seized the American steamers I.l.una
nnd Wlco. bound from the United hUtes
for Stockholm. Doth ships are laden
with ttettnleuin and hale been taken into
, Swlnemunde. The seliuie of the I.lama
, occurred near l.lllegrundet on Wednes-,
; day. while the U'lcn w;as seized on
Thursday near Oere Sund.
lloth the 1,1 ema and the Wlco have
been previously held up b the llrltlsh
nuthoi Itles. The l.lama nailed from
New York on July 11, while the Wlco
left Philadelphia on July 14, On April
fi, while on her way to Copenhagen, the
Matin was detained at Klikwall by the
llrltlsh but release d. The same chip
was ag.iln seized by Britain In June
while bound for Copenhagen from New
York with a cargo of gasolene and oil.
After being taken Into Kirkwall she
was leleased again.
While on her way to SL iindlnai Ian ports
from Philadelphia In June the Wlco iv.is
tnken Into Kirkwall by the Htltish bull
when her m.inlfests were found to coin-1
eide with Information pievlouly for
waided to the llrltlsh authorities by the1
shlp'a owners, she was leleasid.
On May IS the captain of the Wlco
reported on the ship's arrival In Slock,
holm from Phllsdelphla that he be
lieved his craft had run down and sunk
n German submarine In the North Sea.
NEW IDEA FOR ITALIAN LOAN.
HiiKUestlon nf Appeal lo Former
Hulijects of llnly Mere.
KuRRCstlons have been made to the
Italian bankers who have made Inquiries
here nbout a loan lo Italy, according to
reports In foreign exchange circles, that
n loan was a possibility If arranged In
such n way that Italians of small meeens
In this country could subscribe to It.
Such a loan might be In the shape of
Italian treasury notes.
It Is believed that tho Italians In this
country would lespond to the flotation
or a loan or this Kind.
Llonello Perorn of (19 Wall street, one
of tho most pro.nlncut of the Itallnu
Amerlcan bankers, said yesterday that
he knew nothing of negotiations here
for a $50,000,000 loan for Italy. He
said, however, that such a loan, If ar
ranged, would probably he In dollars
nnd Issued In small units which would
be within Ihe melius of small Investors.
It was learned yesterday Hint Italians
heiu wero subscribing to the Internal
Italian loan of about $200,000,000 now
bring floated 111 Ituly.
A 111 1 r I cn ns lli-liiriilnur From France
Special Cable Detpatch to Tas Sen,
Paris, Auk. fi, Tho Touralne, which
sails to-morrow from Hordcnux, has
thirty llrst cabin passengers and thirty
second class pHsscngeii. Among those
In the llrst cabin ale Dr. George Henet
of tho American Ambulance, Hobert
Merrick. Paris Singer and II C. Ollnuer.
the Columbia University Instiuctor who
Joined tlic Foreign Legion itml spent
some weeks nt the front, after which
he became ait Interpreter.
General wns seriously wounded.
a special car to this city from Toulon.1
Full of vervo and paycty, It waa he who
consoled his friends, whoieio greatly I
affected at seeing him so" terribly In- j
Jured. At 'the Gnre de Lyon the Gen
eral was greeted by an officer rcprewent-!
Ing tho Ministry of War and by I
friends nnd lelatlves.
The General was taken to a clinic I
where he la now lying. Not a compl.ilnt. I
not a word of regret escaped him. When I
n friend expressed hki watlsi'ictlon that i
wie ncnerai was iocs in rrnnce, wncru
!LC..,C,",mU,: nn,!,K001 mC?!Ca' "i''i""
raud replied: "That Is true, but I am
thinking of my soldiers whom I left
According to the Petit I'arlsicn, Gen.
Gntirnllfl lirinn .irrlvlni? nt Tnulon related
I how he was wounded on June .10. He
I was witting down to dinner when b"
I was Informed by the Colonel of the
urrlvnl of a convoy of wounded nt a
hospital Installed near r.ls headquarters.
Immediately, as was his wont, he went
to give the consolation of his piesence to
fine sunering soiuiers. jie was nnnui 10
enter the hospital when a shell e-'
Ploded nimo-t nt his feet. The ex-1
trtme vklence of tho explosion burled
him six yards on the other side of i
Hmall wall. ,
TURKS LESS ACTIVE.
Kern to Trenches HI net- l.nst
pulse, Hii)k Olncricr.
London, Aug. 6. Although both sides
have sustained serious casualties In the
DaidHiiellc.H fighting Ihe situation s
i cnaractcrl7.cn ns excellent o i o rnin
repiesenutivc on the i.alllpoll peninsula,
' wl0 ","(' follow-In :
! "T" T"rkR "'"co 1 olr u'1 ,I''M'
. have shown much les nRRrcslvenc,
' 'eemlng more content
;o s.t in the
trenones than attempt .in oueo-nc mm.-
' "'' The Ciller nieinons oi nariarc
1 now me bomii throwing ami mining.
: T'ie troop.s are Kept consiaiiuj riiKukeu
In building and rebuilding trencnes.
which crumble away eicty day, owing
to t. e soft, sandy soil.
"Heavy Turkish reenforcenunts ate
being conMantly brouRht Into advanced
positions, showing that the Turks realize
the Imiiortnlice of holding back any fur
ther attempt of the Allies to encroach
upon t e peninsula."
EVENTS IN THE WAR
ONE YEAR AGO TO-DAY
French troops Invade German soil
near Strassbuig, In Alsace.
German attack on Lilian repulsed
Italy refuses to light mi the side
of Germany and Austria, but af
Czar calls to the colors all P.us
slaus capable nf bearing arms, .in
pioxlmately 0,000,000 men.
Hrltnln calls for 100,000 men.
Ilundieds of American refugees
atrlie in I.fniiloti fiom Geimani.
HelRlum, Holland and Prance.
LIBERALS SWEEP MANITOBA.
Ciiniervntlira Miller Crtisliluu; lle
fenl In Graft Issue I'lulit.
WiNMrra, Man., Aug. fi Maiiltotn
pionounced against giaft in public life
to-day by practicilly wiping out the
Conscivatlve party at the polls. Of
forty-elx seats the Liberal won thlity
xeveii, the Conservatives thiee and the
Socialist Dcmociats one. Itelunn from
the icmalning districts arc not yet in,
hut It Is thought theso districts will go
Sir James Alkens, who resigned his
M.it In the Dominion Parliament to suc
ceed Sir Hodmoud Itoblln as leader of
the Conservatives, was defeated by a
majority of 700 In bin own constltiieiiey.
Premier Norrlw and every member of ih
Government were elected by large nn
Jot Itles, The dishonest ictord of tlm old
Conservative Government was the chief
Issue voted upon.
CALIF0RNIAN AMONG KILLED, 1
I, lent. It. 'I'. Viiehell Serieil Willi
llrltlsh rni In France.
San Francisco. Aug 7 - l.leut. llleh
aid Tanlli'ld Vnchell of the Fifth Fusl
leers of the llrltlsh aiiny. a natlie. of
California, was killed l,o-t Sundiy In
nort'ieru France, according to a cable
gram received here to-day.
Vachell, who was 25 j earn old, was the
sou of Horace Annesley Viuholl, novel
ist and playwright
a m isi'i
1 TO-MORROW-Also Evsry
Sunday and Holiday
tr, W. Md St. 8.50: Lv. Llbe ity Si. g.00;
Iv. Jitkion Ave., Jf ney Clly. 9.17 1. m.
Lt. Bio.d airerl. Ntwirk, B..V) i.m,
Lt. V. M St. 7.J0; Lv. Mbtity Si fi f
It. Jsckioa ATr., Jinn city, 8,17 1. m.
Lt. Bioi4 Si., Nriik, 7.55 1 m,
HARD COAL. NO SMOKE COMFORT
GORITZ NEAR FALL
1 tti I in us riosinir In on Isonzo
Fortress. Aiistrinns Pre
lum1 Lines (o Fust.
ITALY LOSKS 1)1 !tl(l IDLE
Special Cable Detpatch to Tnr Srv,
Komk, .lug. e. According to the latent
Information received here from the
region of the Isonzo tho cvncuatlon of
tho stronghold of Gorltz by the Aus
trlnns will take place sootier than has
been expected by tho most optimistic
observers here. Tho Italian forces
which have, been making slow but
steady progress In their enveloping
movement arc now closing In on the
fortress. The Austrian and Germun
reserves nro massed at Aldusslna, about
twelve miles east of Gorltz, with which
It Is connected by n brnnch railroad.
Aldusslna Is twcnty-llvo miles from l.al
bach, the Austrian headquarters.
Tho official report Issued here to
night says :
No event of Importance Is reported
on the entire front.
In the Carso region we continue to
make slow proKiess, taking 1R0
prisoners last night. One of our
dirigibles carried out a bombardment
of tlm Austrian encampment near
Doberdo and returned safely. An
other dirigible Hgaln successfully
bombarded the railroad Junction of
Opelna (Just outside Trieste), All
Austrian hydroaeroplane attacked the
dirigible, dropping bombs. The
dirigible replied with nrtillcry nro
and drove off the Austrian.
The lo3 of an Italian dlrlglblo after
nn attack on tho Austrian naval base at
Pola Is announced In a statement of the
Ministry of War Issued to-day, which
"Last night one of our dirigible bal
loons Hew over the Austrian fortress of
Pola and threw bombs on several points
, .. . . . . nrevlously
"For " reasons' which It
has been Im
possible to establish the dirigible fell
Into tho sea and Its crew, consisting of
three officers nnd three men, were mnde
AUSTRIANS IN ITALY.
Mill Positions In the
Special Cable Dewteh to The Sex.
Vif.nna. via Amsterdam. Aug. .--Th
following oillclnl statement was Is
sued to-night regarding the operations
on the Italian front:
The dally recurrlnc attempts of the
Italians to attack anil their locat ad
vance movement! were once more abor
tive. Wherever the Italian Infantry
attacked it was repulsed by our ar
tillery lire. When any headway was
made It was lepulted with heavy
losses by our gallant Infantry.
Tho concentrated artillery prepara
tions of the enemy lat night were as
unavailing as on the previous night.
Several attacks on Sagrado nnd Pod
gora ended with the field covered with
Tim attacks of the enemy In the
Plava sector (north of Gorltxi failed.
An observation balloon of the en
emy's artillery wns Miot down near
In the region of the Carnlc Alps our
troops occupied prepared hill positions
on Italian territory.
On the Tyrol front an attack by a
battery of the enemy was repulsed.
One of our patrols encountered n half
company of the enemy In nn Italian
transverse valley In the Ortlcr region
and Inflicted heavy losses.
$30,000,000 FOR WAR SUGAR.
II I u
b It ell n ITS
The Kederal Sugar
pany h.i sold an additional in.000 tons
of refined MiRar, woith about $1,250,000,
to Migl iud and France. The company
Is now loading 7. 000 tons ordered pre
v.ouely ind there nie several other
smaller lots going forward, mi that the
aggregate forelsn business done re
cently hi the Feleral e-omi'any amounts
to some 22 0oo tons of gianulatcd,
valued at $2,50u.O0O.
Since the war began this country's re
finers have sold something like 300,000
Ions of granulated to Kurope, the total
i.ilue of the hhlpments hems m t lie
neighborhood of ?.m.ooo,onn.
SEE TO-MORROW'S SUN
Under the advice of President Wilson the next
Congress will take up the question of nation.!,
preparedness for defence. No subject now before
the American people is arousing such widespread
THE SUN will print on Sunday signed artieV.-'
by and interviews with the following men sotti'iu
forth the imperative needs in each service:
SECRETARY OF WAR GARRISON
SECRETARY OF THE NAVY DANIELS
ALAN R. HAWLEY
S. STANWOOD MENKEN
JOHN HAYS HAMMOND, JR.
PETER COOPER HEWITT
HENRY A. WISE WOOD
Don't Miss This Important Feature
in TO-MORROW'S SUN.
OUTSIDE AND INSIDE
The Outside performances
of the Thompson-Starrctt or
conization arc spectacular for
the speed and energy tith
which results ore achieved.
But It is the Inside perform
ances of the Thompson-Starrctt
organization the silent
labors of the home office -which
make those spectacular
And it is still more to the
point, that our performances
arc not spectacular without
purpose, lor the speed with
which wc work puts money
Into our clients' pockets.
Knfire Population Driven Out
in Some ('uses. Mission
The American Hoard of Foreici M .
slons has received a report fr
business house lulling dr.il i u
Till key, In which It Is charged i
menlnns ate being driven out -m
numbers nnd that "drastic rcpie-fit
measures" ate used against A mr m
suspected of disloyalty. In sjine
the whole population of a it, .'e 41
been moved out In a body
So far. the report says. 2H..,no aw
been deported. Uf this number
were sent to Konlsh, i,5n0 t i w
many thousands to Mesopot.ri ,1 .1
some were taken almost as far ,is I ,tr.
dad. Harefooted mothers, can .mm 1 tie
children, have abandoned the ..i w
on becoming exhausted.
Tho leport leads In part'
"Most of the men having In en
scripted, four-fifths of the wh.. ti u "
ber ate women and children T
women nre obliged to cany tin ..t
themselves, often barefooted ai d Inn c-i
"Although orders for the dep 1
may have been humane, the mni e of
the execution has often been 1
harsh. One ward of a cltj, or
village, has been sent oft t
an hour's notice, without oppor'11
piepare food for the Journey, to
their flocks, or even, In some i,i. all
the members of the family "
FRANCE TO FEED NATION.
Clinmber A pprttprlit tes HJJ 1,0011,111111
for Wlient Plour.
Paris, Aug. . An nppr ipr .t of
$21,000,000. to be used In the 1 r ie
of wheat flour fo: the civ:' 1 p ,' 1' -was
passed by tho Chamber f l'-i .
to-day. An attempt h the S01 1.11 's o
Inject a rider establishing a Hole m-it
monopoly of grain was defeitc I i
vote of 304 to 13S.
Joseph Thierry, the new- I'n.ler Se rs
tary of War, who also has the t ' 1 f
"MlnVter of Supplies," In .uli a s '
passage f the bill, admitted tl ' 'lie
purchasing of army supplies, had '
marked by waste and Iisorgan 1 run.
but added that the eltuatl 11 u as t.
GERMAN FOOD PRICES HIGH.
Ilonlile Itnles, nn Compared With
Times of Pence, ot Infrequent,
Paris, July 23. The 7'rinps quotei
the following prices ns being oft' ul,
taken from the German Government pub
lication, the .Wonffor 0 the Kmpxrr
They tepresent the aierage prices paid
In fifty of the chief German towns In
May, 101 1, and May, 1S15, prices belr
for a kllogra,!!! (2 1-10 pounds; and in
. 1 1
White In cad