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nounced statements of German defeats coming from
London and Paris are erroneous.
Berlin. Retreat of Russian army in East Prussia
developing into flight. German army has captured ISO
guns and 25,000 prisoners.
Paris, Declaring that all danger of a siege is now
past, Gen. Gallieni, military governor of Paris,' notified
Minister of War Millerand that the capital can be re
turned here at any time.
Paris. German flight rapidly slackening speed.
Preparing for General concentration in the east either to
resume aggressive or for defense of German empire
itself all along the frontier.
Petrograd. Announced here today that 200,000
Austrian soldiers have been taken prisoners by Russians.
London, Sept. 14. Gen. French in
reporting to the war office today ex
plained that he had not "been using
the British aviation corps as a gen
,eral proposition for bomb dropping,
the members being needed chiefly
for the collection of information.
He reported one night raid on a
German bivouac, however, which was
successful. An aviator dropped a
petrol homb which struck an am
munition wagon that exploded, kill
Paris, Sept. 14. The Figaro today
asserts that Germany is already rak
ing overtures to Belgium fo n
agreement whereby, in retui or
certain concessions, the war between
Belgium and Germany can be ended,
but that her suggestions have been
Berlin (via Wireless to Sayville, L.
I., to the United Press). German
Crown Prince captured enemy's forti
fied position southwest Verdun and
is now bombarding with heavy artill
ery the outer forts Jying to the souh.
A battle is going on between Paris
and the river Marne on front of 125
kilometers, stretching from Nanteuil
on the west, where the English are to
Yitry an the east.
The Crown's Prince's army is sep
arated from the main battle by the
forest of Argonne. The army of the
Crown Prince of Bavaria and Gen.
Von Heeringen are in formal battle
near the upper Moselle. '
Ambassador Gerard gave out an in
terview to the press denying persist
ent reports that the United States
was preparing to join allies; that Mr.
Whitlock had attached mayor of
Brussels to his legation; that Amer
ican flag had been raised at Ghent
and that Tuckerton incident was un
friendly discrimination against Ger
many; and that he is advising Amer
icans to hurry away because United
States is going to mix in war.
Gen. Hinderberg defeated the Rus
sians and crossed the Russian front
ier and till now made 10,000 prison
ers, 80 guns, many machine guns and
The above message, signed in dup
licate by Karl H. yon Wiegand and
the Berlin correspondents of other
press associations was received by
the United Press from Berlin.
Part of the information therein had
already been sent to the United
Spates and given out by the German
embassy at Washington. The wireless