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the front have been killed and that other? have been
Washington. "German and Austrian troops oc
cupy Lodz, the largest manufacturing city in Russian
Poland" the Berlin foreign office informed the German
embassy in a wireless dispatch this afternoon.
Antwerp. The war office says that four civilians
were injured by bombs dropped by a Zeppelin this morn
ing. There Was no real property damage.
Washington. Convinced that Bulgaria will unite
with Turkey if the Balkan states engage in the European
war, the Turkish ambassador today declared that Tur
key alone had half a million men mobilized, t(preparing
for any eventuality."
Petrograd. The Russian staff admitted today
that two army corps, operating in Eastern Prussia, have
been defeated by the Germans there.
Athens, via Rome. Following an
extraordinary council of the ministry
it was announced that there would be
no change in the Greek plans. Neu
trality will be maintained as long as
no attempt is mads to involve the
Balkans generally in the war.
Washington. President Wilson to
day signed the bill creating the gov
ernment bureau of war risk insur
ance. Paris, Sept. 2. The allied lines on
the French left are engaged today
along a line extending from Montdid
ier, a small station just off the main
line from Boulogne to Paris, in the
department of EJomme into the forest
of Campiegne. The heaviest fighting
is reported in the vicinity of Mont
didier. London. The Russian embassy
this afternoon issued an official state
ment announcing an Austrian defeat
in Galicia. The statement said;
"The Russian advance through
Austrian Galicia continues in the
most successful manner. Everywhere
the Austrian? are being driven back.
TheRussiau left wing has captured
a supposedly impregnable Austrian
Petrograd. Another sweeping suc
cess over the Austrians was reported
today, supplementing those of the
victories at Lemberg and near, the
Russian Poland frontier.
The war office announces that the
Russian left wing, operating from its
position on the Dneister, captured an
Austrian position that was heavily
The official announcement states
that the Russians charged the Aus
trian position at the point of the bay
onet and swept over the entrench-'
ments completely routing the Aus
trian troops. Five thousand Austriana
were left dead on the field. The Rus
sians captured 32 big guns aad more
than 1,000 prisoners, including the
Austrian general in command.
Copenhagen. Advices from Ber-
lin indicate that the German troop
movements continue. It is stated all
train schedules have been abandoned
"for the present" and the military
are again in control of train movements.