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EVENING LEDGER-PHILADELPHIA, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 18 1914.
REVIVED BELGIANS REPULSE ATTACKS OF GERMANS IN REGIONS ABOUT TERMOND
aure Indications that the enemy's t
forced are falling.
"The French attempt to cut through
t) 5 German right wing was broken ami (
without notable exertion on the Ger
"The German army Is advancing
slowly but surely.
"A sortie from Verdun on the right
bank of the Meuse was most easily re
"The German staff states thai all the
German airships are comlhg up to ex
pectations In long Mild daiigeimp
flights. Some were damaged, but all
of them were repaired. N'one was de
stroyed or captured by the enemy "
foreign press Is dally getting such
reports from our enemies
Military considerations will not
permit such publication, as a pre
maturely published dispatch might
mean grave dancer to the German
armies. That la the only reason
why the General Staff Is keeping
operations mi the battlefield secret
Unofficially, It Is stated that the
l'reneh have been directing their atten
tion to the frmy of the Crown Print"
Whieh. It Is said, has suffeied vei
hPavlly. However, It holds it pns'tlnn
of enoimmts strength ntd ) repulsed
every attack. The German artillery, it
Is explained, Is causing enormous
losses to the French who have been
Taking cognizance of the demand for unable to nmko any IntpresMnn on the
more Information as voiced by nihiiy
of the newspapers, the War Office. Is
ued this statement:
Referring to the opinions ex
pressed here that In her own Inter
est, Germany should publish a
larger number and more detailed ,
reports from the battlefield as the
German portions at p.ny point.
TIip several nltetnpts of f 3 allies tr
envelop the German right wing have
been repulsed with great less.
Measuies have been taken In Hrlin
to protect works of art In llelglunt
Puprintndent"Dlreetor Kalke, of the
Rerlln Art Museum, has been eltarged
to take all proper measure
BRITISH ADMIT GERMANS
HAVE REPULSED ATTACKS
LO.VtK'N ept 1' I lend the nctlon. Although strongly
Advice) from th fighting front In uppnrtnri by French cavalry and ar-
France Ind'cate that the German lines , tlllrr. the Kimllsh forces were massed
are holding under severe pressure from at the point where the Germans
the allies. 1 seemed to he most dangerous
The German centre, especially the When the Germans made their stand
army of the Crown Prince, has been ' st "f the "" ' '' the Alne.
heavllv reinfotced by troops from Lux- 1 the three uritlsh corps Were concen-
ill ' K' I
' m 5,
emburg and all efforts of the French
to break Its resistance have so far
ailed. It is stated that an artillery
duel Is in progress at many points
along the line.
Among the casualties reported is the
death of the French General Bntaille,
who was killed in action.
The official account of the operation
of the British army In France, written
by a member of the staff of Field Mar
shal Sir John French and lued
through the Government Press Bureau,
has greatly strengthened the confi
dence of th British public. Also. It
has heightened the pride of the Eng
lish In their soldiers across the Chan
nel, for it shows that they have been
held upon the battle line at the critical
point, where fighting qualities were at
According to the narrative all three
British corps wore massed against the
German right wing and the western
part of the German centre. Courageous
veterans were needed there, for they
were opposed to the legions of the re
TTSejle Central von Kluk, that had
pressed southward with -rushing force
around the eastern side of Paris.
When the time came to take the of
fensive against the victorious German
right, the British were sent forward to 1 the hands of the French and English.
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Offensive Movement Against I
Invaders Continues and '.
Raiding Bands of Uhlans i;i
Are Destroyed. !
ANTWCHP, Sept i
The Belgian army continues lu .. !
fenslve movement and is attacking o5"
Germans with great success, ! h-- '
to an omclal announcement m1
the War Olllce today. F-iJl.Le. ' !
severe around Tormonde. Both .ih
nre using artillery and the ,, l1
lien iroycrt the hrldg and were met 2
?airl,,a,cflk!nB flre U,at frCCd ? to J
Near Vpres the cicrman forces wer.
defeated and retreated to Franc,
XrcVhe' "Prc nnlhllRtedbynthi
Near Poperlnghe a column of aonn
ile.r.T." cnvn,r- w"h mlt?ameu?
"' .. :"K.onR "'. 2,vl"ons and othAr
vehicles were al
Imurs '"'rTr'tv ?- r,Bht lastct 0
nourfl. Fifty Unrmnns . ......
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...n. j..j uiKen pnsoneis.
nif. , ,0 JF,anc'. 'hero they wer.
attacked and defeated by the BVltlh?
On e,iiu.sdsy night the 4Sth Ger. I
man Infantry, an artillery corps a
?.n. ?n .?or:n am!. E(""e Uhlan. '
iuieci unexpected y to Termonrt.
Tl.ey burned the bridge, but "ere dt
The battle q' the A-snc, which 15 developing into one of the greatest artillery battles in all history and the greatest in the present war, is still continu
ing, with no definite results on either side. The French and British troops reached the line of the Aisne as early as last Sunday, and the battle has now
been going on for five days. New French troops have been hrought up on the extreme left from the west; the English are operating near Soissons. while
me rrcnen centre runs irom ncrry-au-oac, norinwest 01 Kneinw, to tne Arconne district, where it s confronted bv the arm es of vnn Huelnw. vnn Enm.
trnted agninst the Getmnn rizht.
The Third army cnrp took up its
position near Sots.'ons; east of tt the
Second British corps was stationed.
and on its eastern ilnnk lies the First
The position of these troops makes
them th" real defenders of Paris, for
the French army of Paris, which was
sent out under General D'Amade at th
time the offensive campaign was be
gun, has moved far to the north
If. through any blunder, the German wh0 has just succeeded von Hausen. and Duke Albrecht of Wurttcmberg. The Crown Prince is intrenched between Montfaucon and the Meuse Rivcr
army would be able to move forward . part of his command having evacuated Varcnnes.
from it- trenches and take the aggres
sive it would be the duty of the Eng
lish to fall back toward the southwest,
forming a half ring about the capital
to protect It from the invaders
The report shows that the fJermans
fell back across four French rivers
without serious resistance against the
pursuing allies. It also shows that the
flight of the Germans was rapid, for at
some points they had made ineffectual
efforts to destroy largo quantities of
ammunition which they had to carry
Many ammunition wagons and auto
mobile vans, which had been used for
the transportation of supplies, were
destroyed to prevent their falling Into
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BORDEAUX. Sept. U.
France has begun the formation of
new army to be put into the field
.gainst the Germans at the earliest
It was learned at the War Office that
It will be composed of territorials and
This army will b sent to the front
to co-operate with another British '
army which will soon be sent from
of the Germans in their attack on
N'aney is given in a dispatch received
at the War Office today from General
Durand. the military governor there.
"Thanks to the success of our armies
and the brave resistance of the troops
all danger to the former capital of
Lorraine is averted," the dispatch
By order of President Poincare a
WAKE COLLAPSES WHEN
"DEAD" MAN BOBS UP ALIVE
Rides, Home From Hospital With
Casket and Floral Display. j
.MUIial Zabnrowskl. of 2710 Kast Mon- I
mouth lrret. hnd a wake vest"rda and
an undertaker was dancing In atten
tion. Michael relations, afW the festivities
Marted. t"lephonpd to the Philadelphia
Hospital, rf'iuestlnc that the body of
Mlchal Xi" snt home. It was the only
part of the wake that was missing They
stated that the undwrtaker with an ex
pensive casket and all the other Unties
necosary for a neighborhood Mineral
would call for the remains
The undertaker did call and Michael,
who nanaged 10 get out of bed. although
he had a sprained ankle, climbed into
the Mason. He accompanied the coflln
and the floral display home.
Micnai-1 sent word into his home that
h- had once more come into his own. He
waited results. There were none. The
parti at th wake thought it was ail a
Michael .ttode into the banquet room
ju-i like one of the characters of ?hakes
peate's drama He did not wave a sword
or rant. He mn asked that food and
drink be p&ssd to him. He salt he
deserved it as the main feature of the
occasion He m all he asked for. He
said today it was fine to be reported
KAISER PLAYS LAST
ITALY'S AID STAKE
and nrosiiu were sold bv Germany to
Tutkej. to prevent their capture b tne
a Mini' fleet," said fleneral Prime. There
is fitter feeling between the Turk and
LUSITANIA MAY TRANSPORT
CANADIAN TROOPS TO WAR
NEW MILLIONS FOR
Victor Emmanuel Declines to
Cunard Liner, in New York, Gets
Hush Orders for Halifax.
NKW VnilK, Se,t. H -The giant liner
Receive Imperial Repre- i'UF',n"la, ':a, 1,ia,mv ua,,pfl lnt0 1,Pr
r dock at 1 ..so o clock this morning when
sentative and Is Called h"r crew ,"Kan """" rk t
rer-ortllng thp speedv Cunarder.
''J'j-gjfor " AcCOrdinC tO Although the Lusltania's ofllcers icfused
' o conlirnuitlon, it was repotted the ooat
Three New Armies Re
ported Advancing in Po
land O b j e c t i v e Un
known; Ma' Be Berlin.
rnvornrl l. tlii.. '., " "c'i
. ... .... ,JC,siM Boicnors, who wera
masked on the left bank of th '
Scheldt Illver. Fierce fighting occ ,r.
red, ad on Thursday morning thl
Germans fell back In disorder toward
l.ll.beKe leaving a number of dead and
wounded and sW guns. Tne BelgtaS
rasua ties were one killed and II J
The Germans bombarded Grember.
- n iiiki ixtn-niuti, ,
. The nelglins h:ivo olowii up the '!!
railway bridge south of Dendr". cut- '
ting ofT rnllroad communication be- II
twecn Termonde and Brussels.
The Germans nre said now to ha '
about 150.000 men In Belgium. Their Ivia.
tors have been very active durine th "
as 21 hours Three Taube aewplM
have been sighted from the Antwerp fort
during that time, lending to reports that
the Germans were planning an attack on
the city, but the War Office statement re"
assured the people, declaring that ther
W'tl IS 111k iMnirnu A u ..I. .
....- .., ,.n.1(,v. ui lul ufsauu or Bombard
ment while the Belgian army stayed la '
One of the aeroplanes was pmsued by
three Belgian aviators, hut It escaped
The German airships seem to be much'
faster than those of the Belgians
There are rumors that Important de
velopments may be expected In North
Belgium shortly. It Is permitted onlv to
state that the Germans are apparently
anxious to drive the Belgian army Into
Antwerp and are fortlfvlntr noaltlnnu n.t
I of Brussels and between that citv and
Numerous scouting parties of I Mans
have been icported west of Brussels, ie
cently. All German wounded In Brussels .'iv
been removed to Hnre In anticipation of
an attack on the i :
HOME. .Jept. 15.
Germany has played Its last card in the
diplomatic game that has been in progiess
here for weeks with the assistance of
Italy In the present war as the stake,
and apparently has lost.
It was learned from a reliable source
today that a spt-clal messenger arried
here from Berlin on Wednesday evening
would be rushed to Halifax tonight to
enrrv Canadian troop' to ICnglnnd.
The L,iiitanla arnved oft Quarantine
about midnight. She was to h.ve re-
nOMi;, Sept. IS.
The Tiibuna prints a dispatch from its
correspondent In Petrograd to the ffect
niained at anchor in the Narrows all tnnt a new Russian army of 500,000 Is ad-
nisht. nnd a big dance had been planned, vanclng in Central Poland.
Hush orders to proceed to her dock tin- This 13 said to be the vanguard of an-
Klecl'Te'TesUvltir eUStmS mdniS 'her "rm- f 2'0C0- whlch ' marc"
On board were 15ij passengers. ,i n 'n,r tJ"arJ Poland now. A third army of
the saloon. Among the latter were Mrs. 2,0)0,K) has been assembled nnd i3 be
George Vanderbilt, Miss Cornelia Van- ' ginning to move foi ward,
derbilt. Chauncey M. Uepevv. ,n , ,,nd Mi, n Is IUl, clpa,. ,vhpthpr thp .. ,.
message of congratulation was Imme-
England, as soon as the necessary . wnt w Gwwa Duram,
equipment and drill work are con- QeneraI C3Sle,nal4 cornrnantJer of lhe
eluded. troops who have been fighting on the
That the great oatue sun in prog.
ress In Northern France continues a
draw was admitted at military head
quarters today. It was said that tt
might be two or hrea days yet before
there would be any appreciable
change. Both armies have been rein
forced and at no point has there been
any show of weakness.
The death of General Batalle was an
nounced today. He was killd In bat
Seventeen hundred Herman pris
oners, some of them wounded, have !
heights about Nancy.
"Your noble efforts ag.iinut the en
emy are an Inspiration to the repub
lic," said the message of congratula
tion. "The victory is most Important,
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Boards in the United States will receive
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other than reimbursement for the actual
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Heretofore the home otTlccs of the vari-
T TVinmue Halloi- VtrlrlrtVi i?A,t,,ne n. t ..
and departed last night. It Is reported arew Carnegie, vliu weie on board, said ' "'" ')rocrt'(J lnto Oallqla for n final crush
he came as a personal representative of the steel king would be in the Baltic '"B "f the Austrian or advance through
Emperor William Whether his sudden 'r today.
departure was due to the refusal ot The Cunard Une"o7iicials this afternoon
King Victor Emmanuel to receive him declared that the publication of the
Silesia to occupy. Berlin.
becauso the failure of tho enemy to ou-s ":tles paid their representatives
"II lilt' IIVIU Ui l.'ICIKII UMlll., KIJI 11115
capture the heights has prevented him
from penetrating our lines."
The Government's pleasure over the
situation at Nancy is increased by thq
fact that Emperor William Is under
stood to have been with the Herman
troop there during part of tho attack
mrthod has been suspended because of
the war. E. Walter Hoberts, assistant
treasurer of the Employment Hoard, was
elected general tr3i.urer to handle the
Finchot Talks to Small Crowd-
BRADFORD. Pa, Sept is -Oifford
Pinchot was scheduled to address a
crowd on the public square at noon to-
da and the crowd was there, but Mr.
Sur Marne state that tha I Pinchot. who arrived at U SO In an auto.
way to a detention camp in Southern ' r.fipman ,rnPhM nrfl VHrv s,,nu, "a'tB?. ?. 1.., r ?!
... - .-. .,-.,,n,, pn ni ins uuuifiic-M wpiii unine aa iny
France. The wounded are being at. I ,nns,,rtA ..n moir .,. .i .. i had dinners of their own to eat. so he
lost some of his audience The candidate
discussed the ifsues to a fair sized
crowd Others, who Bpoke. were 5uy B
i... fnrcert mnrehei thev worn nnm mt I -,'', taooi'inn- "r . onrfK, uim jjessra.
Ions, forceo marcnes tney were com- , Throuehout the whole region the I Smith and Watkins. Assembl candi-
pelled to make. Some of QeneraI von municipal authorltie, are absent. The dates from this counts.
Kluk's men covered from J8 to 3? ; Germans ordered numerous houses
miles a day. Some of the wounded burned and pillaged those whose doors '
.r. 1.1 .U. ..... ., . .'
uerroaiia ' " " uy iney were closed They spread false reports
marched for 22 hours, with only two , among their troops, alleging the Ger
hours for sleep. mans were shortly to pnter Paris and
Official announcement of the defeat I that the present retreat is a feint
Plspatches from the regions north
Just passed througn Troyes on the ' of Chaon
constructed fine metre deep and cov-
tended by German nurses. epetJ 4nd flank0(J on tnejr perper,aiei4,
German prisoners complain of the ' ,8P wlth hMftn mrameuEea.
canot be ascertained.
Several papers In Paris report that i
the Kaiser sent to the King of Italy the I
"Conqueror or conquered 1 shall (
never forget your treason." '
Italian reservists have been called for ,
September 25, which Is taken to mean j
Italy's withdrawal from the Triple Alii-
anle on that date.
The Italian radical party today will vote j
an ordere of the day In Parliament asking
the Government to forsake its policy of '
neutrality and to ally Itself witn the
Triple Alliance. The anarchist party has
declaiet against war.
Demonstrations against the Govern
ment's policy of neutrality continue ant
the war fever is nggrivated by popular
rfscntment at unemployment.
The Italian military attache at Berlin
ha been recalled and it is understood that
the German military ttche will be with
drawn from Rome.
Homeless Man's Body at Morgue
The )udy of a homeless nun. Frank
Jluun, ID jea:s old, was found In the
ward nt the tnn.r.1 f !,.,... ..., .-.
The LuslUnfa will sail for Liverpool ' Washington axenuH ...l p.rTeA,wV'"V
on Wednesday with passengers, accord- by Prnnl' Kennedy, an employe this
In to schedule. At no time, the Cunaul moraine "U'tojt. tms
stories to the effe-t tnat the Lusltanla
would be taken over as a transport was
causing them a gnat real of annoyance
officials i-ald, was there any question as
to the vessel being taken over as a
transport since her arrival hele last
The body was taken to the n ... ,i
Hospital, whom death was declared due
to natural taucs, and later removed to
WAR BY BALKAN STATES
REGARDED AS INEVITABLE
Missionary Tells of Preparations for
SYUACCSi:. N Y. Sept. IS. General
Ralph E. Prime, a missionary, who re.
enntly returned from Italy dnd Syria,
today said extraordinary prepiratlona
aie being made in anticipation of war by
Itnls. Turkey anil Greece. The troops
of thosp nations, ho declared, are being
drilled constantly and the people, con
niter the uutbreak of hostilities inevit
able "The common belief in Syria and Tur
key is that the German cruisers Goe ieo
BY FRENCH WAR OFFICIALS
Reported to Have Been Taken In
Early Alsace Campaign.
BORDEAUX. Sept. IS
The Foielgn tiffin. toda exhibited to
tin French and foreign newspapermen
asembled heie a quantlt) of dum-dum
bullets, which, it wan explained, were
tnken by the French when thc original!)
occupied Muelbaiisen, In Alsace in the
early d)s of the war.
It wa' the discovery of these bullets,
and leports of the Frcnrh suigeons that
ihei actualh had been vsed that resulted
In the original French nolo of protest of
TIS A FEAT TO FIT FEET
YOUNG MAN KILLED WHEN HE BOMB FROM AIR BURNS
WALKS IN FRONT OF TRAIN ! GERMAN SHIP AT KIA0 CHAU
Only Japanese Aviators Attempt to Wreck
Wireless, Station Also.
TOKIO. Sept IS.
omclal announcement was made today
that a bomb dropped by a Japanese avia
tor had set fire to a German ship in
Settlement Papers to Estate
Clue to His Address.
Walter Shaefer, a young man, whose
addrets the police have not yet been
a'de to establish, was round dead alons
the railroad tracks east of Nishatniny
Valla .iiiMaL Arrirdini? In ev u'ir.
., .......... -. - .. ,
pesses, Shaefer had been walkinc along i Aiao-Ltiat Bay Attempts to wreck the
tracks when a train arrived from the rear , wireless station there In the same man
In his attempt to get out of the way. he ner hav . ,. d . "
ran In front of the locomotive " "e4 thu tHr
The police are endeavoring to locate lne Wnsorship was tightened todiy
Howard Shaefer, who is thought to be end correspondents were notified that
bl brother and is employed by the Penn- hereafter they OUih no. v , . .
rtlvanla Rabrosd Settlement papers of . , "" ,ney wouM not informed
th. rstte of Morns Shaefer were alone i wnner or not their dispatches had been
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