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' Paris. Germans ara collecting
their struggling forces from the
northwest and preparing for a stand
east of Amiens. They are on a semi
circular line that must take in St.
Oi-itin. ffjiiseartd Vervins on their
right and then swings rapidly south
ward toward Rethel and the Aisne
river lines to the neighborhood of St
-uenenould, which was yesterday
abandoned by the crown prince's
army. Everything today points to'
renewal of serious fighting.
Germans making their stand in
positions from which only a week
ago they drove the allied armies. All
reports show German retreat has lost
most of its force and French pur
suit is encountering resistance that
Germans now using artillery all
along the line to protect their rear.
In consequence, the losses of the al
lies are again mounting. Stated that
spirit of the French keeps high and
they continue to attack heavily en
trenched positions with utter disre
gard for danger.
Petrograd. According to officials
in war office Russians are again as
suming offensive in East Prussia,
First line troops have been withdrawn
from Austrian theater of war and
have been sent to aid of Gen. Ren
nenkampf's columns which have been
Stated that mass of Austrians who
escaped slaughter in fighting that
has been in progress in Eastern Gali
cia from the Dneister to the Russian
Poland frontier, have reached west
bank of San river and are reforming.
They will endeavor to hold fortress
of Przemysl and railway line extend
ing northward to Jaroslav. Przemysl
can only prove rallying point for Aus
trians, as Russians are continuing re
Estimated by officers on general
staff that Russia has already captur
ed one-sixth of the native Austrian
Action of Gen. Broussileff in warm-
Iv commending in general orders Bui-1
1 garian Gen. Dimitrieff, who volun
teered for service at the opening ol
the war, will have excellent effect in
Bulgaria, where Turkish emissaries
have been very busy attempting to
persuade Bulgarians to make com
bination with Turkey against Rus
sia. Situation in south excellent. Crown
land of Bukowina has welcomed
Russians with open arms and already
Russian civil government is in oper
Antwerp. Belgian forces made
another raid on German lines of com
munication yesterday and are fight
ing'along a line extending from north
of Louvain to neighborhood of Ma
lines. Not believed intention of Bel
gians to make any determined stand,
but only to inflict as much damage
as possible on Germans and then re
treat again to cover of outer Antwerp
Dikes along Scheldt river have all
heen cut and lowlands are flooded
in anticipation of another attempt
on part of German to try to cut Ant
werp's communication with the sea.
King Albert in person aagin lead
ing offensive operations despite pro
tests of general staff that he should
not expose himself to danger.
Nish. Servian army marching on
Budapest from Semlin, fresh with its
victory over Austrian forces there.
Announced that fortifications at Se
zania luyve been taken by Servians.
Vienna. Situation throughout
Austria growing desperate. Thou
sands of refugees from Galicia flock
ing to Vienna, increasing problem of
caring for homeless, which Is admit
tedly already too much for the au
thorities. Newspapers have given up publish
ing list of dead "and wounded, ex
plaining that their papers are not
large enough to contain them all.
Opening of schools, scheduled for
September, Indefinitely postponed.
School buildings, like all other '
buildings, filled with wounded.