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EVENING LEDGERPHILADELPHIA, MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 1914.
AUSTRIAN TROOPS InIpANIC AS RUSSIAN ARMY SWEEPS ON TOWARD BUDAPEST
sections of the retiring German army
now hold a line which, roughly speak
Ins, extends Immediately north of Laon
southeastward through the forest of
Argonne', thenco In a northerly direc
tion In the rear of Vordun and north
caat of Nancy and Lunovllle,
The German army under the Crown
Prlnco Is believed to be In danger of
capture, unless masterly strategy la ex
ercised. The moat of the avallabto
roads which It must traverse to keep
pace with the retirement of the Ger
man troops on both sides aro elthor
held or commanded by the French and
An 'official statement says!
The Germans havo evacuated the
region of Nancy, which for ten
days resisted and splendidly re
pulsed alt tho German attacks.
The attack of September 7 wan
personally directed by the Kaiser.
Tho French took Lunevlllo on
The Germans lost 20,000 men at
Nnncy and 11,000 at Lunevlllo.
The Invaders have abandoned
the district before Belfort and tho
allies will occupy It,
Reliable roports from the front states
that tho movements of tho Fronch
right flank has pushed back the Ger- j
man troops nt Xomeny and Fontct- '
Mousson, and that both of these places ,
have been occupied by the French
(Pont-ot-MousBon lies on tho Moselle
River, 17 miles south by southwest '
from Metz. Notncny Is on the Selllo
River. 8 miles southeast of Pont-et- .
Tho French forces In tho Department (
of Muerthe-et-MoscUo are pushing '
northward from Lunevllle and Nancy
along the Moselle Valley, with th
probable Intention of Betting cast of
tho' German army. If the Germans at- '
tempt to cut their way through the
French forces holding positions at Ver
dun, the French from the valley of the
Moselle will bo in a position to rein
force them. Otherwise, the French
could throw a strong force across tho i
Meuse near Charleville and Mezieres In
an effort to block the Germans from re
tiring Into Luxemburg.
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SIR JOHN FRENCRI
War Omce Issues Fielci
Marshal's Statement G)n-
cerning Last Week's Ac
tion Preceding German R
irit. toUi SCOUlS OK CjERMANY AKt, IN MANY INSiANCES PLAY INC. A MAN'S PART IN THIS WAK
A Belgian Boy Scout has already been decorated by King Albert for extraordinary bravery in the present war. German Crown Prince (at the left) is shown here inspecting the Berlin Scouts,
who probably have their own dreams of glory, shortly before go ng to the front.
WASHINGTON. Sept. 14.
Official word that the French army
Is pursuing the Ge.Kians with unpar
alleled vigor as tho latter retreat to
the northward, and that the victory
of the allies Is becoming more bril
liant, was cabled by tho French De
partment of War (o Its Embassy here
The dispatch read:
"General Joffre tells the Government
that our victory is becoming more and
more complete and brilliant.
"The enemy Is in full retreat and Is
abandoning prisoners, wounded, guns
"After an heroic effort during the
formidable battle that lated from
September r, to 12, the army is pursuing
the enemy In a manner unparalleled
in its extent and intensity.
"On our left we have crossed the
river Aisne bolow Soissons. Valen
ciennes and Amiens havo been evac
uated by the enemy.
"At the centre our armies are Not th
of the river Marne. In the Argonn-
the enemy has left Britigny, but still
"In th" East we occupied St. Die,
Raon L'Etape, Daccnrat, Lunevllle,
VIENNA IN PANIC
AT SERB ADVANCE
Campaign Opens by Bridge
Construction Over River
Save Russians, 400,000
Strong, to Aid Servia.
HUMOR, PATHOS, HEROISM
LIGHTEN WAR'S GRIMNESS
2,000,000 MEN FOUGHT
IN BATTLE OF MARNE
BORDEAUX, Sept. 14. According to
computations made at the War OHIce.
more than 2,000,000 men took part !n
the fighting that culminated at th.;
battlo of tho Marne and the hasty re
treat of the German forces. These
were made up of 43 army corps (l.7:o,
000 men) of Infantry, cavalry and ar
tlllery. Other corps Including the en
, fclneers, aviators and special service
(As previous reports stated that 21
German army corps S40.000 men) oro
in France, tho French figures Indicate
that the allied forces outnumber tho
Germans now by SSOOOO.j
Officials of the War OrtVe declare
that, the battle of the Marre was thr
rreatest In history as regards the num
ber of men HngSBd
Gabriel Hanotaux. ex-Foreign Min
ister, warmly pralaes (Je.'.eral Juffr
KITCHENER TWICE IN FRANCE
TO ADVISE ALLIES' CHIEFS
War Secretary Composes Differences
Arising Out of Battle of Charlerol.
U3NDO:.'. Sept. H.
Ixrd Kitchener has been at the front
twice within the last fortnight. His later
visit, durlnB which h! was aav from the
War Orllco for to days and a naif, was
to conftr with Field Marshal Sir John
French, In command of the British ex
peditionary forces, and General Joffre.
commander-in-chief of the French army.
It li known that for some tim there
has been considerable difference of opin
ion between the Bilush and French lead
ra, arising out of the retreat of the al
lies after the battle of CharUrol. So
acute did the feellns beeom between the
two leaders that Ird Kltchnr deemed
H necessary to Inter ene personally,
which he did successfully.
In connection with Lord Kitchener's
absence from London this weeK the of
flclal Prss Bureau requested the London
newspapers not to make any mention of
thla movement. In fact, the day after
he left, the Tress Bureau Issued a
bulletin to the effect that "Lord Kltcli.
nr visited th Kins at Buckingham
rhla was for the purpose of preventing
si Uakase of news of Lord Kltshenr's
prtaence at the front, news in nblca Ber
lin would have been greatly lnlerted.
owever, Ave minutss after the bulletin
waa Issued, the Press Bureau told the
Iiwap4per correspondents that ih- itrtu
was not true but Ifped thai ir i.(ul.
papers would not deem it iv-ar tu
withdraw the bulletin, which none Uid
It Is au Instance eMfhe frank a jn
which the British odious take lh uewa
papers Into their conadenco
the French army and the Ku;li&h
troops. Though lie attributes the W'1
tnry to the rtniikai,le bti.it-gy m
General Joffre. ho gives great ired.t tu
tht Hralisli troops, sjyit.g that the a -teptance
by Field .Marshal Sir Job..
French of General Joi'fre's plant s,nd
Hie valor of the Britons determined the
Minister of War JHUerand declared
today that the rout o tho Germans
probably would terminate In a com
plete disaster, which would result In '
a great par: of their forces being cut
off in the Argonne forest and south of
'It appears that the enemy is .eek-
j 'r.g a homewnrd route ihrouifh Me
zieres," he said. "It Ik lirdly prob
able that thf tierman.s uill !-- at.Ic t.
i f-tai)i.-.li a tjood point oi n-ststancn
within 1'id.jn e.
RESCUES SLEEPING CHILD
FROM BURNING HOME
Man Risfcs i,lfe by Plunging into
At tb rl-, of his lif', H-n IJ S Ik
K!0 8'. iti !' ;rth street, plured through
the ! k- tnl Dam. id r.u iw ,i !.-' t
Orchoa, !'! Jioutr Fourth street tl.li
nio'n.r. d'i ii-,i -i Kevor-searo!4 Mor
rix fin.i',i h., nad h-n Jlt 'n b-d hy
uthei nn oi 1 1 of the f.tnit. .n t'i.r ruh
to eMn 'n.in Dm hurtling house.
Silk i iiPiiv-red the fire tnj turned In en
alarm. Then he tried to awaken the
Orchow family Falling he burst op. i the
door Ed4 pIunglnB through hoh' ng
clouds of smok aroused the houne iold
Orchoa. his wife nd two of tlwir ef..l
dren s !' a three boardn in the
place ran sorsaming to the street in th?ir
night Uotninic. Then they missed little
Silk did not wait for furthr liifurmation.
but dashed hak Into the burning build ng
and brought tint hiM to safety. The
family was taken .re of by neighbor.
About !!" worth of dry fe-oods h n
Orchow i.oid in a little store on the Mrst
floor of hi houke as destroyed it is
thought rats n.&blu.g matches started the
JAPANESE VESSELS TAKEN:
SEEK U, S, CONSUL'S AID
Merchantmen, Ignorant of War, Sail
Into Tsing-Tao Harbor.
i'EKl.N, China. Sept H.
W B. Peck, ttw American consul at
Tslag-Tao. was rjyet4 tody by the
Jaraue legation here, to use his good
oftU-e in Ubalf of the to Jidjjuu
tiaJinij at.iM wi.i. h al,,j int., th. ,
i mih; '' huh i wtiloi.t tl Ir ,.;ii'ii
kir vMnif o .J .v. ii d' .a'-j" u i
f" h er" ui nit ctptutfd
The Japanese i 4e sutiuned a patryi
at Pit -Tu yhaog-Tung, accordJng to i
Gtrnisn reports. J
NISH, Spt. II.
The Servian armies which last week
occupied Semlln aftr a brilliant bayonet
charge in which in,irfti Austrlans were
killed or wounded, today began a march
toward Petcrward'ln In an effort to open
the plains of Hungary and take Buda-
It is officially announced that a cam
paign for the capture of Budapest has
he"i opened by the construction of two
bridges across the Kiwr Savo for the
tfii!portalloii ot hiavy artillery and the
i'd-xdBe of the malii Servian army.
I' idapest is ?) talV.s fiom Belgrade.
A ojnii- is ico't'd f'-om Vienna on ac-
-M of the taptui. ol Si:illln, while
ti. Huaiuns arc tri 'upliunt'y advain.-
e l..0)O strong The -t.emtdoyed u,L
I irH'.'.ng in Vienna. Th. military stor.a
it re insutficlont, and us iheru are no uni
loiiim the third lovy of reservists ar
Joi Ing tho troops in Qallcla In civilian
It is stated here that the Servinns are
now work.ng In co-operation with the Huv
suti unral Swff on plans which con
temioate the capture of Budapest. The
Srruotm. now In Siavonla in great foice,
are r, ported (is bein received with great
enthusiasm by the natives, tho large per
(nt.i of whom art S avs It Is intend
u to capture IN wjwurdvln aa soon as
-nlbie and eitti.ih head'tuarters theie
h.tfi whjLb tht I'anube will be trussed
Mid a1 advance iuud' dlroetly on Buda-ii-t
along the llnvs of the Hungarian
Meanwhile the MontenegrinSrvlan
arn.y, uhtch has been commissioned with
the capture of 6ureJo, ttie Lopital of
Bo.nla. is within thirty miles of that city.
Tin- Austrian garrison is reported In a
panic and U is not believed any stubborn
resistance will be encountered-
'Ihe latest call to the Austrian colors
has brought out the l.aml-turm of U93
and I '91 The l..midturm of l'.'. Ikd and
l-.i, will be Miit to tha from oon.
Ucrults ore h. nt sent to the fiunt so
rai'iuly thut miiny are not full outfitted.
! int ris Mlil in civilian clothing There
i- a gruln ktarcity ut fvod and riots
base been sUrt'U in some quarters of
lenritt by wolnen. Ttwy have been
,uick!y suppressed, however
PVTIAZZO. Albania, Sept. 11.
The whole of Albania is now doml
natd by the iosurgents nbo are being
h.sisttd In their administration by the
PAIUS. Spt. H.
A dispatch from Trieste to. the Rcho
du Parle declares that Itallau troops are
now blng disembarked In Valun-t and
other cities in Albania
PATRIOTISM IN DUTCH PURSES
Six Hollanders Will Pay 1,000,000
a Day for Array Mobilization.
i.uNIjun, spt u a iiupatch to a
news agency fioin The Hague as that
tueen Wilhelinina has adopted thu of
fer of six Of the most Health men in
Holland to xe outrlgbt .ie tenth of
their fortuuta to pay the expenses of the
mobilization of tha Dutch army, which is
estimated at ?1,0. a day.
The donors stipulated th-'ir nnmei te
not mad puhli.
U)Ll FIHE RECURIJ
A U. U(.
l.i t'lj s'im lib t , storwTi un
irg Izr Orrl on V ' "kno
3,lTI:a F-o-t Wt-arf Uattit re ar t
.iii7 iumocr yam unksgso,
TOLD IN DISPATCHES FROM THE TRONT.
In a village on the point of occupation
by German .avnlry, a Trench soldier, the
last of his roclment there, henrd a wo
man's cries. He turned back. At that I
moment a Vhlan entered the village. Tho
Kiddlcr hid beh'nd a door and shot down
the first officer and then one of the I
aold,er. Vi'lillf the rest of tho patrol I
hesltited. tho s-oldler lushed out. re'zfd I
tho otlirer's ildurNiss horse. twunB him
si I' Into th f ld ! and Iio'iiIhb h,
woman behind him. rode off amid a hnil
of bulietr.. Both loathed the l'rench lined
On the banks of tho Olse, in the days of '
tho retreat, n captain of onsliners had
been ordered to blow up a br due in ordvr
to cover the Trench rutreat The brld'"
hnd been mined, but the tu.e had not been
laid When a detachment of the eneniv np
rearcd on tho i.tlu-r side ot the bridge the
oitlcer ordered hl! nu-n ba'k and then
running forward rtred the mine with hK
own hnnd, meotliiK a death which ho must
have known to be certain.
The drinking shops In I'etroRiad have '
been converted into free dmi.i ro'ms for
soldlcrh' famines. V-Jii'.-Jay tlm poli-o'
arrested a Gorman chemist nnmd Keller.
ho was einploed at thu Husso-Ameri- '
c,n llubber VVoiks, where m -"torious j
wholefalo poisoning had occurred. A i
month ai;o pnpera wero written by hint.
nhowliiK tho e.i-t, i. c of ptn ii, a that ,
pioduco the same effects. i
A wounded Rusxlan officer relates how
tho soldiers of bin rcBlnint b: lively r, s- i
cued a wounded tomrado, oln Jilt an I .
biliiBiiiB him buck with his horfo I'tth
out drawlnB tho enemy's flro. Tho Bus-
slan commander later discovered the res
cued soldier to be a jounx wonen who.
had Joined the Busslan volunteers
A corporal and two privates of thu
Bluck Watch, nil wounded, who had Just
arrived In London from the front, wero
on Sunday sunounded by a crowd of
admirers and loudly cheered in Leicester
"I want to let the public know how
the Black Watch went through it," said
the corporal. "In the thick of It all we
wore singlnB Harry Laudet's latest, 'Aye,
Laddie' It was Brand. All around us
were tho dend and dylnp nnd every now
and then the Germ.xn shells would burst
and as we peppered away nt 'em we siuib
about 'Roaming in the Gloamln' and 'The
Lass of Killiccrankle.' "
A Belgian statesman, according to an
Antwerp correspondent, said:
"Only two Christmnses airo. Bmpcror
William, of Germany, and King Albert, of
Belgium, spent part of the holiday sen
son together. King Albert's baby daugh
ter loved the Kmperor so much, becauio
he played with her, that she cried to get
onto his lap, and was inconsolnte wIinm
hia visit wns ended. How he can order
hl Zeppelins, now, to drop bombs on the i
lions where this little girl and her
brother and sisters and father and mother
uro sleeping, I can't understand."
.-witzerl.ind Is in Bloom. The general
nail Is: "We are to suffer without eier I
ettinfi back a sou for the losses we have I
suffeied. No visitors are here all our
hotels are empty. The winter season l
impossible nnd in the end there will be
no leconipenae. All the other nations will
tecoup, but not poor little Switzerland."
King Albert of Belgium today wired his
congratulations to President Poliicare on
the sweeping victor of th1 Flench arms.
He said: "Belgium heartily congratulates
the French aims on their notable suc
cesses. The abominable cruelties which
oui population Is suffering only Increase
our energy nnd the ardor of our troops."
In replv President Poincnre wired King
Albert as follows: "When the hour of
reparation arrives none will forget what
thu heroic Belgians have done for the
triumph of the common cause of civiliza
tion and liberty."
GERMANS IN MOVE
TO AID COMRADES
GERMANS RUSH FRESH
ARMY TO FACE ALLIES
UEltklN, by way of AmEtcrJ-in, Sept.
A now Herman at my has been sent
This important news wns oiiiclally
announced hero today. No informa
tion was given out ns to the progress
of the campaign against the allies, tho
bare otileial announcement statins only
that another army had been dls
patched. it is understood that this army is
under command "f General Von Uoehn.
and that It contains either threo or
four army corps (UO.uQQ or ieu.000 men).
Part of General Von Hoehn'a forces
have ulnady rcaoheii Ilelulum and nri
in the vicinity of llenais.
iThts md; utes that the new Qcriran
army will be used to strengthen the
German rlsht wins and to prevent the
Hnee of communication being, cut.)
There is some anxiety here over the
lack of ciflictal announcements as, to the
progress of the campaign against the
Franco-British armies, the last state
ment from tho General Staff mcrtly
fetatinB thut the Germans hnd faden
bad; to strung' positions where they
could withstand, an attack,
HEItMN. Sept. 14, via-tireless to
Sayville. I I- The German Crown
Prince has captured th enemy's forti
fied pufcltlon southwest of Verdun and
m now bombarding with hcivj artillery
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lOW uuin uie . " ..w ..- ...
A battle is going on between Paris
and river Marne on front of 125 kilo-
,.... .h..lhlnir from Nanteuil on the
IUi"s " " "'
- i uw wu" ara neoniM af maiH.'- m
unsi i j M .- t l . , m, imIiisH sniiiisin I - -- ,-, ,rk itfLJ " -Hk ' - ' - y t-- -i H.
west, where the English are, to Vitry
on the east.
(This wua the position of the German
armies previous to the battle of the
Marne, which, after Ave duya of bevere
fighting, concluded two duys ago. Since
then tho Germans havo been driven
bnck across tho Murne, and now oc
cupy a line from Laon through the
country houtli of Itlieuns to Cnulon.s
The t'rown Prince's auny is seirn
rated from tho main battle by the
forest of Argonne. The nimy of the
t'rown i'rlnco of Bavaria and General
von Heerlngen nro in formal battlf
near tho upper Moselle.
Ambassador Gerard gave out an In
terview to the press denying the per
sistent reports thut tho United Slates
wns prepajlng to Join the allies; thni
Mr. Whltlotlt had attached tho Mnyui
of Brussels to his legation; that the
American Hug hud been raised at
i'ii.nt and th" Tuckerton Incident
wns an unfriendly discrimination
against Germany, and that he Is ml.
Using Americans to hurry away bo
cause tho United States Is going In mix
in tho war-
General Hlnderberg defeated the
lius&'ans. and crossed the ftunsin,"
frontier, and until now made lO.oon
prisoners and captured SO guns, many
machine guns and aeroplanes.
The above message, tdtrned in dupli
cate by Karl II. von Vt'legand and the
Berlin corespondents of other press as
sociations, was received today from
Berlin Part of the Information con
tained therein had alre-iUv been sent
to the United States and crlven out by
the German Fmbassy at Washington
The wireless failed to state when the
information contained therelnqjLwa
given out by the German Govern$?nt.
Two Corps of Kaiser's Army
Called Back After Four
Days' Battle Defenders
Retire to Antwerp.
IX)NDON. Sept. 11.
A dispatch from Antwerp contains tin
following official communication Issueu
hy the Belgian Government.
"After four days of hard fighting, our
troopp, which left lortltled positions nt
Antwerp to nttacK the German forces In
the Brussels-Louvaln-Mnllnts trlungle,
have returned within the outer ring of
the Antwerp fortifications.
"The sortie, which at first seemed to
be merely a skirmish operation against
covering troops left by the enemy In
front of .Antwerp, developed Into an ac
tion on nn extensive scale. Tho enemy's
position was very Mronp, owing to the
nature of the ground and the earthworks
thrown up during tho lust fortnight.
"The necessity for holding this posi
tion at all coats obliged the enemy to
call for all available forces. Thus th
third German army corps, which had left
Nlnoe for Ned braecktl, returned hastily,
and tho ninth corps, which was laready
marching southward on the oudenarde
Kuyen road, wns likewise recalled.
"Moreover I.undwehr and I.andsturm
detchinciits stntloned to tin- south of
Brussels, ns well as 15.000 marines who
arrived at Brussels, bomo days took part
In the lighting.
'Tln u-auli attained U of great lm
poitnnce from the point of view of the
allleji' htaff, since, In couspquence of om
lutertemion, two German army corps
have been unable to go to tho assistance
of the Ueimany armies which ate retreat
ing In France
"In view of tills concentiatlon of all the
German forces available in tills vicinity
our urmy found itself, nt tho .-u,l of the
fourth day, In the pretend, of superior
numbers, whereupon It returned to Ant
werp. "Our army lontlnues to be an instant
menace to the Ueiuuns and will oblblge
them to retain here important forces
which evidently aio needed urgently In
"The lossfs of both sided during the
four days of rululim- haw hi-en hua'y
testifying to tho stubbornness of the
contlict. The fire of the Germans wns
very poor, however, nru the wounds sus
tained by our mim, generally speakiiio', of
a fcliwht ciiatn''ttr."
Outnumbered i.,oro than two lo one,
tl.u Belgians fouulit fa desperately that
they not only held the enemy here, but
they fonud Hie recall of the two divi
sions that hud been sent south from
The Belgian attack was delivered it
the (iPiuiaii lines of eoiii'iiiiiin .iilon. It
was dirt -ted b King Albert in person,
and o swltt w.m tho uiln lliat the Bui-hi'i-,
pi i ttii.tt-d nciil) tj Hruhnds, Hav
ing a tiall of Gei man dt.tl in hir waKe.
TURKEY CENSORS PRESS
War Minister Prohibits Attacks
Again&t Triple Entente,
PAIUS. Sept. 14.
Beports received from i'vtrosrad state
that travelers arriving fio.n Turkey say
Km or Pusha, the Turkish War JilnUtor.
has forbidden newspaper attacks against
any of the countries in the Triple Ku
tente, especially Bussla.
WATER RATES APPROVED
HAitUISIlliUi. Hrpt 14 -Bates of the
lilenslde Water t'ompany for water fur
nished consumers In tilenslde. across the
8cuulkUl Itlvn fioin Beadmg, are not
excessive nor unreasonably high, accord
ing to an opinion rendered today by the
Public Hervlce Commlsslo tu The com
pany bad a dendt of Ufa, durlns- the
1? mttnlhl nHlni- TnA 1 t-ll
. VWu w4u,
LONDON, Sept. U.
The official report of Field Marshal Sir,;
John French to the War Office on thJ
past week's fighting in France, which
resulted In a general retreat of tho 0r'
mans, was made public by tho Govern-,
ment Press Bureau today. Ji
It shows that slnco the battlo at Monv
on August 23, tho first Gorman army has,
been engaged In a colossal game of strat
egy, endeavoring to duplicate tho batuV
of Sedan by outilanklng and envelopln?
the left wing of Ihe allied army In order'
to encircle both French and British ai'd'
drlvo them southward,
Field Marshal French shows that the
Germans drove southward with tremen-:
dous force, attempting to throw a wedss 1
between l-nris ana tne allied army, but
tho strategy of the French dnd British
general staffs proved a, aerlor.
Sir John pointed out that tho Germans?
runy expecieu to carry out this envelop
ing movement to a successful conclusion.
una enior runs, xveuers xouna on thi
bodies of acrman soldiers and officers
prove this, said tho British irenernl. n.
their nbltlty to move forward, day after
day, on the big awing through nortliMnt..
crn France, tho Germans had como ta'.
look upon victory as being within their
prinn wtmn tho fl.ln a.i.MH.l.. a. A U
,., .. ...., h..w .x. auuuviiijr lurnca. I
" It will bo remembered," says tho re
nnr nV.n !. n.n..nl ,.," . . . '
v..., ..,u. t ouroui pusilion OI tn..
i uriiisn tvnnnq on H,n nmh.. ci. ..
I south of tho Marne with tho French
lorces in uno on tneir right arid left.
There had boen cractlcalv nn phm,i
since the 3d. which mnrkvi tho ,i .r9r
the British trooDs' lonir rctlrnmnf trJ?.'M
tho. Ttitl?tnn .frnnllft -
"On the 4th It became apparent that",!
nf inn nnvnnrA rt atmnn l.. .!.,. a Y
- ...... v .. ...v.av kliu 1VOOIC IlFflLl
uuniiun army, wnicn naa been endeav
oring 10 outuanx and envelop the lejftj
them southward. The German forces op-j
poslto tho British were beginning toC
move In a southeasterly direction In
stead of continuing to the southwest to '
me r-rencn capital.
"Leaving n strong rear guard along tha.
River Ourcn to keep off the French SIxthT
Army, which was northwest of Paris, the!,.
Girmans began executing a flank march,'.
....D-...... u.wn my ,.,11,011 AtUJll, ib?)
nun. ni iou luiuMi in un enori 10 attacK,
the Ift flank of the French main nrmy.I
wh ch stretched In a long curved line!-'
from the Biltlsh right towards the cast,2'
and tried thereby to carry out the en
velopment, which lias failed against th
combined forcen ot the allies. ,ji
mc no mans connnuea me movement'
on the fifth. I-aige advance parties,
crossed tho Marne and there wns con-)
slderable flsht'ng with thn French Fifthr
Army on thu Fronch left, which fell back!!
toward the Seine. J
On the sixth heavy German forced
crcn3ed the Marne and pushed throuch
Coulommlers, past the British right. Fur
ther east they were attacked In the niche
by the French Fifth Army, which cap-"H
turcd three villages at me point of then
"On the "th there was n general ad-j'
vnnce by tho allies In this quarter. The
British forces, which hnd been reinforced'
pushed In a northeasterly direction in co-'
operation with the advance of the French ;
fifth army to the north, and the French-!
lth nrmv nushnri iia.qtwnnl ntrnlnaf hlflt
German rearguard along the Ourca Blver:11
The Germans, possibly weakened bv the"
detachment of troops to the eastern'"
theatre of operations and realizing that'H
the French and urltlsli advance consid
erably endangered their own flankln"
movement, commenced to retire toward5
the northeast. "
This was the first time the German-
troops had turned their backs since thelm
attack at Mons a fortnight before. It Is
reported that tho Order to retreat when so
clobe to Paris was a bitter disappoint--!
ment. I.ctterB found on the dead prove
that the German troops generally believed
they were about to take the French capi
tal. "On tho Sth the German movement
northeastward continued, their rear guard
on the south of the Marno Blver being
pressed back to the river by the British
and French. The latter captured three
villages after n hand-to-hand fight, ther,
Infantry Indicting severe losses upon the i
WILLS FILED AND PROBATED
$50,000 Estate of Xlllian Cassady
Bequeathed to Husband and Children.
The will of Lillian W. Caseady, who
died September 1. at 1605 North Broad
street, bequeathed an estate of 150,000 to
Ernest K Cassady, tho husband, and two
children. The husband Is named executor
Other wills probated were; Margaret
H. Thurman, r335 Belfield avenue, dis
tributing an estate of $:3.W0 In private be
quests; Cecelia Uvans, who died In at.
Agnes Hospital, tlO.TSO; Edward Mont
gomery, Wlldwood. N. J., Jit, 600; Abram
B. Meyeis. former l.'nlted States Mar
shal, 1C12 North Marshall street. J50CO,
and Suban Kllpatrlck, 3S32 Aspen street,
Letters of administration were rranttd
In the estates of Howard V. Evans, 3541
North Sixth street, valued at 99110; Be
sle r Potter, IT.'o West Tulpehocken
stieet. $5000, Susan Uouohue, Norrlstown.
Pa.. J37W: Margaret M. Clemo. 2214 Madi
son faiuan J3350; iiugh Ferry, 427 Union
Personal effects of tint estate of Victor
C. B. Means li.uo been appraised St
Jo!,'!.); James 13. Kendall, J12.KJ.2I.'
and Aurain Maniul, Jj768.i.5.
BRITISH DENY REPORT
OF MUTINY IN INDIA
Enrl Grey Says Natives Are Strongly
in Favor of War.
JVA.SI11NGTON, Sept 11 Heports front,
German sources that a mutiny had
broken out in India as a result of (he '
British tall for troops lor use on the con- B
Uncut of Europe, weie denied today nt
u cablegram from Earl Grey, the British'
ForUgu Minister, to the British Embassy '
The statement reads H
"The htoiy of a resolution In India J
which has been given out by German. a
Legations lu certain capitals la a iheef,, jl
iuuiiioii. i no ciunumasm in inoia wiiu s
regard to the war Is most striking, t
A1I imllL'.. I'rlni- rrt1il..l n.nanli3.h r,
tions of all parties, us well as the gm:i'ai.,SB
I imiiuiaiivn niu oiieruii; siriKHig I rvw - w
ol tneir io.ilt to the British .Eiip'rc,
'offers of o uitary and financial support-j
I have been made and aro belnir Kruteful'y 1
accepted, u his ilali-jtv'a ilaverniie"t .1
.,.ii.i.. . ........ -. -.-.- '.,..,i.i
"i""'ivi i evidence is oeing re"ci"- a
daily ef t- lovaltv of tha Prlnres. OU")J 1
n i" j, . '. ' . -- .... - rs
w wu- aru ueoDics or musa."