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At about the time, the disclaimer was issued the Con
stantinople correspondent of the Exchange Telegraph
Company wired that both cruisers entered the Dar
danelles flying the Turkish flag.
He addedthat the German fittings on the cruisers
have been dismantled.
Toledo, O. Harry N. Atwood, aviator, was fired
on by a Canadian revenue cutter while flying a hydro
aeroplane in Lake Erie off Amherstburg, Canada, he an
nounced here today. Atwood hastily winged to Hickory
Island on the American side.
London. The admiralty announces that steam
ship service between Hull and Copenhagen and Rotter
dam has been resumed and that si Danish steamer landed
American refugees from Copenhagen at Hull today.
Winnipeg, Man. Four infantry regiments ordered
to mobilize at Quebec.
Washington. Government relief board decided to
charter six American vessels, fully provisioned, to go to
assistance of Americans' stranded in Europe.
London. Central News publishes dispatch' from its
Tokio correspondent claiming Japan has agreed to as
sist: British and French fleets in attack upon German
base at Ting Tan. No confirmation.
London. Orders flashed to British fleet in Mediter
ranean to strike against Austrians. Three first-class
battle cruisers and several armored cruisers and accom
panying destroyers at Mediterranean naval base.
Paris, Aug. 13. The entire active
German army is hammering at the
French-Belgium lines today. Its heav
iest strength is in Luxemburg, Bel
gium Luxemburg and on the French
frontier south of Spincourt.
At all points the Germans are feel
ing out the French defense and
bloody fights are in progress.
But the censorship here is severe
and beyond the fact that the army
is engaged and is maintaining its position,-all
information is refused. -
Much significance was attached to
day by the French, experts to the
reported shelling of Pont-a-Mousson
on the Moselle frontier. It was be
lieved that the Germans, baffled far
ther north, may try to force an en
trance through the gap between Toul
But the general staff retains its air
of confidence. It insists that it has
planted its forces where the Germans
must strike, and that the lines will