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VOL.3, NO. 278 Chicago, Monday, Aug. 24, 1914 ONE CENT
GERMANS ATTACK THE MAIN BRITISH
AND FRENCH ARMIE!
Kaiser's Army Takes Important Cities in Alsace-Lor '
raine Japs Will Confine War Activities
to the Far East.
London, German advance being held at Mons by
allied armies. Fighting has been going on since Sunday
morning. War office significantly says too much must
not be expected of tjke allies.
Washington. "Japan has officially notified the
United' States that she will confine her activities in the
war situation to the Far-East?' was the statement this aft'
ernoon of Secretary of State Bryan, clearing up the
erroneous impression given today by mistake by Presi-
dent Wilson that such a pledge was not known to him.
Washington. Minister Havenith of Belgium called,
at the state department today to file a counter protest to
the' German protest agcdnstBelgian violatipnpfithe rvdesri
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