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London. England expected to declare war on Aus
tria because of Austrian movements against French.
Rome. Italian people inflamed against Austria
and demand declaration of war, which would oppose
Italy to Germany and Austria, its treaty allies.
Athens, Greece. German cruisers Goeben and
Breslau rounded Cape Matapan at full speed. Believed
they are being pursued by British fleet.
New York. British cruiser Suffolk sighted five and
a half miles off Sandy Hook.
New York. White Star liner Cedric, which fled to
Halifax to escape German cruisers, arrived off quaran
tine early today.
New York. The Cunard Line made
public a cable today from the Lusi
tania, stating that the giant liner
passed Fastnet between 8 and 10
otelock this morning and .was pro
ceeding direct to Liverpoop
London. The Belgian legation, in
an official statement issued today, de
nied that the entire German army of
the Meuse is in Liege,
Rome., The Austrian government
has given no answer to the Italian de
mand for an explanation of the destruction-of
Italian property at Anti
vari, Montenegro, during the bom
bardment of that port by the Aus
trian fleet. The feeling against Aus
tria is growing in intensity through
St. Petersburg. It is announced
that six carloads of German prisoners
of war are en route through Vilna.
The war office makes no explanation
of where they were taken.
Brussels. The German invading
army is moving toward Waterloo and
Brussels, but so far has failed to
penetrate Belgian territory west of
Tongres, where two divisions of cav
alry, with supporting infantry and
artillery, are operating.
It is now considered certain that
this is the main army of invasion.
Copies of war plans found on cap
tured Uhlan officers shows this. They
also absolutely confirm the fact that
Germany expected no opposition from
According to these plans as made
public by the war office, the Germans
had intended to occupy Brussels on
August 3 and to push right on at
top speed to Lille, which they had
hoped to invest on August 5. The
check at Liege, however, upset all of
The French artillery is moving rap
idly to the front through this city.
As the French soldiers pass through
the city they are wildly acclaimed.
It is expected that a combined
French-British-Belgian army will as
sume the offensive against the Ger
mans almost immediately.
Liege still holds out The German
garrison in the city is small, the ma
jority of the entire army of the Meuse
still being engaged in besieging the
forts that are holding out and con
tinuing to Inflict great damage to the
Reports from the front say that the
river Meuse is running red with the
blood of the dead and wounded Ger
mans. Paris. The real conflict for pos-