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have landed to reinforce Japanese land forces who are
operating against German concessions of Kiao Chau on
the Shan Tung peninsula. These British troops were
sent from Hong Kong.
Cettinje. It was officially an
nounced here today that the Monte
negrin troops are now bombarding
Sarajevo and that they expect soon
to take the city.
(This disposes of the report -which
was printed by the Paris Matin on
Tuesday saying that Sarajevo had al
ready been taken by the combined
Berlin, via The Hague. The war
office in an official statement today
declared that attempts of the allies
to pierce the German lines have all
Both in the eastern and western
theaters of conflict, it is asserted, the
German success continues.
Paris. That the turinng move
ment of the allied left against the
strongly reinforced German right
continues successfully was announc
ed this afternoon. In the official
statement telegraphed from the war
office at Bordeaux and made public
by Gen. Gallieni at 3 o'clock this aft
ernoon it was stated that the enemy
was still being forced back.
London. News Agency dispatches
from Madras, British India, say the
German cruiser. Emden shelled the
wharves there on Tuesday night, set
ting fire to two oil tanks, the tele
graph office and a number of houses.
The shore forts responded and the
Emden left after fifteen minutes.
Three natives were killed.
Bucharest. High official circles
today declared that Roumania has
now finally decided to participate in
the war on the side of the allies. It
is stated that the new cabinet has at
last succeeded in overcoming the op
position of King Carol, at least to the
extent of agreeing to the mobiliza
tion of the Roumanian army.
Orders to that effect have been is
sued and the mobilization will take
place within a week.
The military council believes that
Roumania will declare war and will
at once proceed to the occupation of
Paris. Conflicting reports are cur
rent here regarding a navy action In
the Baltic between the .Russian
armored cruiser Bayan and a Ger
man light cruiser and two German
One report says the Bayan sank
her enemies and was only slightly
damaged herself. The other declares
that in the fight the Bayan was tor
pedoed amidships and sunk, but only
after the German craft had all been
There is no official confirmation of
these reports obtainable.
Paris. The Pefcrograd correspond
ent of Le Matin wires that the Rus
sians under Gen. Rennenkampf have
defeated the Germans in a battle in
Russian territory. The correspond
ent says the Germans were trapped
by the Russians, who apparently re
treated disorganized, only to rally
after the Germans had reached a
position which they could not hold.
Rome. A Trieste dispatch to the
Corriere Delia Sera says two Austrian
torpedo boats and one destroyer have
been sunk by striking floating mines
on the Dalmatian coast
London. The Copenhagen cor
respondent of the Daily News wires
that syndicatists are posting placards
on the walls in Berlin and many other
German cities reading:
"We want peace, down with the
It is stated that so far the police
have been unable to locate the authors.