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Sarajevo, capital of Bosnia. Capture of city considered
Petrograd. Continued success of Russian arms
against Austrians and Germans in the Kranik district
was detailed in official statements issued by the war office
Rome. Austrian torpedo boat sank near Fasana.
Struck Austrian floating mine. Crew reported saved.
Paris. British-French left continues to sweep Ger
mans back north of Marne. They have shortened their
lines pending arrival of reinforcements, but the British
attack continues with almost uninterrupted success.
London, Sept. 11. News Agency
advices from PeWn say that the
boods resulting from the torrential
rains have caused the practical aban
donment of the ODerations against
the German concessions on the Shan
Tung peninsula. It is stated that as
a result of these floods it will be
many weeks before the Japanese can
attempt land operations.
Vienna, via Rome. That the gov
ernment realizes another sweeping
.defeat by the Russians in Galicia may
force it immediately to sue for peace
is indicated by the presence at the
front of the Archduke Karl Franz, the
heir apparent to the Austrian throne,
and Archduke Francis Frederick.
The latter assumed command of
the forces in the field following the
reverses at Lemberg. Both archdukes
are now reported as in command of
the combined Austrian-Geman forces
that are now engaged in the vicinity
of Rawa Ruszka.
Washington. England, France
and Russia will listen to absolutely
no plans of mediation at this time,
it was stated upon high authority at
the embassies of the allies today.
Either Germany or the allies must
be crushed, it was declared.
Washington. A wireless message
from Berlin stating that the Germans
have been successful in the encoun
ter in France during the last few days
and reporting the capture of guns
and several thousand men was re
ceiv at the German embassy today.
It reported also that the Austrians
have assumed the offensive in the
second stage of the nine days' battle
Bucharest. It is stated here that
an alliance has been entered into be
twen Greece, Bulgaria' and Rou
mania, which provides that they will
act in concert and attack Turkey
should she enter the war under an
alliance with Germany and Austria.
Rome. Mail advices from Trieste
say that during the fighting in the
viclnit y of Lemberg all of the offi
cers of three Austrian battalions fled
leaving their men to be annihilated
by the fire of the Russian batteries.
It is stated that only fifty men of
these three battalions escaped.
Washington. The allies have
gained serious advantages," against
the German right wing; the first Ger
man army corps was forced across
the River Marne and German troops
have left that river valley entirely,
the French foreign "service today ca
bled the French embassy.
The dispatch declared also that the'
fall of Maubeuge lias not been con
firmed and that part of the German
advance in the Chantenouy forest
has been lost