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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 01, 1914, LAST EDITION, Image 2

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France and departed to head the German forces oppos
ing Russia's entrance into Germany, Z
London. Antwerp dispatches to the Daily Mail as
sert that movement of German troops out of Belgium ap
parently to oppose further advance of Russian forcesr
has become very marked. Reported that Germans in
their northerly movement have evacuated many cities,
Shanghai. Confirmation received of destruction,
of Japanese destroyer by German-gunboat Jaguar 6f"
Lien Tau Island. J
Vienna, via Rome, Sept. 1. In an
official statement issued by the Aus
trian war office today the battle now
in progress along the Austrian-Prussian-Russian
frontier is referred to
as the "greatest in the history of the
world."
It is stated that already there are
three nullfon men engaged in the
active fighting. Every branch of the
service is represented and the fight
ing tide ebbs and flows like that of
the sea.
While the fighting has been in
progress for days all along an
enormous battle front no decisive re
sult has as yet been attained. It is
stated, however, that as a result of
the concentration of the forces be
tween Lublin, capital of the district
of Lublin in Russian Poland and
Grubieszow (Grubeschow? ), Russian
Poland, a distance of sixty miles, the
lighting there has become almost a
hand-to-hand engagement and a de
cisive result, so far as that section of
the battleground is concerned, cannot
very much longer be delayed. A
The Russians are putting forth
desperate efforts to break the
strength of the Austrian invasion of
Russian Poland, fearing the effect of
a success, at this point on the general I nihilated one entire army corps, the
situation in Poland.
In addition it is known that the
present Austrian movements are in
accordance with the general plan of
campaign as agreed on between the
Austrian and the general German
staffs.
London. Concentrating all of -their
enormous energies along the
French left and center, the Germany
army was. today fighting with re-
doubled energy in another attempt to
crush completely the allied armies -An
empty siege of Paris, it -is. ad
mitted, would be little of a triumph -unless
the allied armies were com--,
pletely crushed.
Just what they are Is a matter of.
guess-work, but from the fact that
the delay in transmission of news
from the continent is now so greats
that practically no real information
is permitted to come through, -it Is .
argued they contemplate a new of-,
fensive move.
Some reports suggest the British
have landed another- large force in
Belgium and that they are contem
plating an offensive movement in co
operation with the Belgians, which
will be aimed at the German com-
munications, and possibly try to flank
the German right wing in French ter
ritory. It is stated that while the issue in
Galicia still is in doubt, the Russians
have succeeded in dividing the Aus- -trian
forces and' have practically an-
Austrian Tenth, and taken thousands
of prisoners.
St. Petersburg- The official ac
count of the situation at the front,
a" made nubile by the Russian war
office says;
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