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tain a position in the air along the
front of the forts and every attempt
ed movement of the Germans is sig
nalled and the range of their attack
ing troops so accurately located that
few of the Belgian shells are being
Washington. Orders issued by
Ambassador Dumba to all Austrian
consulates to obtain no more re
cruits for the Austrian army. Im
possible to send the men home.
Washington. Secretary Daniels
announced armored cruiser North
Carolina will sU for Europe probably
by tomorrow. Like Tennessee, will
carry gold and coal as an American
Amsterdam. German fleet which
chased Russian warships into the
Gulf of Finland is today attacking
the forts at Sveaborg, at entrance of
Gulf of Finland.
Halifax. Two English liners put in
here today to escape German cruisers
encountered off coast. Cedric, of
White Star Line, first to arrive, soon
followed by the Cunard liner, Maure-,
tania. Latter vessel was convoyed to
port by British cruiser Essex.
Victoria, B. C. Canadian militia
concentrating here today. Troop
trains arriving from Vancouver and
general movement is toward coast.
Key West, Fla-Standard Oil
steamer, Sioux, putting in here today,
reported British warship patroling the
gulf. Sioux flies German flag and
came to Key West to escape capture.
Washington. By order- today of
the secretary of the navy officers will
be stationed at all big wireless sta
tions to censor all messages.
London. English and German de
stroyers clashed in North Sea. No
real fighting has taken place except
ing -that already reported in which
each belligerent lost mine-laying ship.
German wounded are in hospital at
Harwich, having been rescued by
the Amphion after mine ship, the
Koenigen Luise, was sunk.
All coast points report firing at sea.
v Brussels -Belgian war office esti
mates German losses in fighting near
Liege as between 7,000 and 8,000,
with at least 2,000 captured.
London. Government today com
mandeered number of British mer
chantmen, including Oceanic. Wheth
er they are to be used as transports
to carry army to Belgium or as scout
cruisers is military escret.
Paris. Admiralty advised that a
German warship which attempted
a hostile movement against French
seacoast in Mediterranean has been
engaged by French fleet.
New York. Having hastily coaled
upon receipt of orders from Wash
ington, dreadnought Florida sailed
from Brooklyn navy yard today. In
structions are said to have been to
wait outside Sandy Hook for sealed
Washington. Sec'y of Navy Dan
iels today ordered battleships, de
stroyers and cruisers at New York,
Philadelphia, Lewes, Del., and Hamp
ton Roads to see that president's neu
trality proclamation is enforced.
Washington. Ambassador Herrick
today cabled state department from
Paris as follows:
"Financial condition of Americans
in France practically relieved. I would
suggest that the money on the Ten
nessee be used to assist Americans
in other parts of Europe."
Washington. William G. Sharp,
new ambassador to France, arrived
here today from his home in Ohio
and will try to leave for France on
armored cruiser Tennessee.
Paris. Definite information has
reached foreign office that Kaiser Wil
helm served ultimatum on Italy which
expires at midnight tonight demand
ing that Italy either keep her pledged
word and come to assistance of Ger
many or she will be included with
kaiser's enemies and Germany will
declare war on her. Believed Italy will
accept kaiser's gage of battle.
Brussels. Germany sustained an
other defeat today. Two regiments
,of cavalry repulsed at Liers.
Germanyhas already lost 3,500 in