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qoe.ition of vlolalioa of Belgian neutrality, and concluded: ?Weekly report Imperial Bank shews increase ?/old morros 87,000,000." KAISER FORCED TO HALT RUSH ON PARIS Headquarters Staff Satisfied with Conditions of De? fences?Germans Expected to Attempt Destruction of Capital. By C. INMAN BARNARD. [Special Correspondent of The New York Tribune.; Paris, Sept. 5.?General von Kluck. commanding the assembled army Corps constituting the German army operating against Paris, by means of whkj) Emperor William Imped to realize his "hell and leather" rush upon Paris, is torced, for a moment at least, to bring hi?, forces to a standstill. Meanwhile the defences of Paris have been put into a state of efficiency eliciting the complete satisfaction of the headquarters staff and the con? fidence of the populace. Thost wh ? participated in the series of splendidly contested battles from Cambrai and Le Cateau to Compiegne and SenJis say that the Ger? man infantry are poor marksmen. "Thc\ can't shoot straight," remarked a British officer to your corre spondeut, "but tins ???me ?>n in dense masses, protected by enormous quantities of heavy field artillery and with theii flanks covered by machine guns in the closest possible formation." This i? a scientific development of the fanatic rushes oi the "Moslem ?.ervi-hc? ? Soudan, for these German onslaughts sre made with absolute disregard of life. Ihe German non-commissioned officers prick and prod ???i the human machines with the points of their sword bayonets and bratall} thrust a?i?lc those who falter or fall from wounds or exhaustion. VI e Germans invariably use this method which may be roughly com pared to the wedge rush of s champion football team. The.te serried masses of infantry make line targets and account for the tremendous fosse?? ?"stained by th? Germans, which are believed to exceed anything ?led in modern warfare. ? The British officer?; with whom your correspondent conversed to-day ?aid the German cavalry could not hold its own agamst British cavalry ..nd that heavy field artillery was the backbone of the German armies. It i- ii ?ted that nearly ail the wounds of tne British are caused, not by rifle bullets but by fragments of the shell.? of the biR guns, some by machine gun bull?!? French ami British officers state that on ?ever.il occasions in Bel? gium and in Trance tlie Germans would drive in front of them, like a hen! of c.itt.r. women and children refugees to conceal their advancing mach I ht diabolical ambition of Kaiser Wilhelm is to make a terrine bound to ?>nc of ihe heights from which to lire his eleven-inch shells into the city, then to demand it-? surrender and an unheard-of indemnity under the threat oi the complete destruction of Paris. Hut many insurmount? able obstacles prevent the realization of his Hun-like determination. "!.c Matin" to-day jniblishe? the portrait of General von Kluck as the rommander of the forwards of a colossal German football wedge m Inch i? expected to make it? rush upon Pari?. PATH OF RUIN MARKS STRAIGHT LINE TO PARIS London, Sept. 5.?The Renter correspondent at Ferneres, a town near Paris, -ends .he following: "Our men. though cheerful, arc angry at the continued retreat. They don't understand the nece??.ity for it. They are all amazed at the unend? ing numbers ??. the Germans. They say: 'The more you kill of them the ' m??re there are of them. but. ii we ever get them in the open, it's good- j Light.' "The fighting aU-n>; the line of the German advance ha?, been in ?ant and desperate 1 sold a horse the other day to an officer of dra? goons. 1 showed him the only horse 1 had for sale, with the warning that the animal was not in the best condition. "'Hang it.' sa.?I the officer, 'he will last four days, and that's about my average since the war began.' He had already had four horses shot under him "The war is very hard on the horses, and the condition of some f j the poor beasts which I've seen passing southward toward Paris would better not be described. Nevertheless, the army is still fit in every sense ?>f the word, and its transport is intact and fills the road with a column of motor vans nearly six I tiles long. 'Our soldiers are all right, but the people whom we pity are the thou? sands of fugitives who have been swept up and blown away by the march ing armies like chaff before the wind. The country through which the armies have passed is devastated. Dynamited bridges and tunnels mark the retreat* of the allies, and blazing villages nark the advance of the Ger? mans. The harvest is now almost in, and the French would do well to destroy the crops themselves rather than leave them to the enemy. "The weather has been splendid, blazing hot days and perfect moon? light nights?ideal holiday weather. These nights of full moon have not been wasted by the Germans, who move forward by night as well as by day. Many a kilometre has been gained on the road to Paris under the harvest moon, but for which the men would have been sleeping. "That the Germans are in a great ! urry is evident. They advance regardless of risks and sacrilkes, crushing down resistance by the weight ol numbers and carried forward by the hope of striking a mortal blow at the western iuc before the eastern enemy ?9 at the gates of Berlin. The speed at which they advance is the cause of constant wonder to people who know the country and the distances. "At a village which was full of troops a few days ago no attempt was made to halt them. The allies' troops fell back, and, save for rear guard actions, the Germans seemingly marched from La Fere to the lines of Paris unopposed. "The march of the German right on Baiis is notable for its straight rotarse a? well as its cyclonic ??peed and force. Leaving Lille, Arras, Amiens and Beauvats untouched, they have marched like an arrow's flight, deviating neither to the riRht nor the left. The official map of military operations ?hows the area of German operations moving south? ward in a line from Lille to Compiegne. a line which is almost mathemati? cally straight. W?st of lhat line the Germans practically have not been "At B?arnais, where 1 stopped this morning, the town and country? side were wrapped in infinite peace. Two stray Uhlans had been captured there a few days ago, but otherwise no enemy had put in an appearance. The trains now run no nearer than Cournay-en-Pray, seventeen miles west by north of Beauvais, but the road between the two places and thence to Meru and Beaumont is clear, although the enemy is so near. There was lighting at Germont two days ago, and the sound of cannonading has been heard occasional!) at Beauvais. The strong French force which has been for a long time posted along the river left that place Tuesday. "In all the towns along the road mobilization of the French territorial i-ruiy is in full sw?iik, and the trains arc packed with reservists and re? cruits going to vfl* or with fugitives fleeing from the war. "Hunger, thir?t and the suffering irom the heat arc the lot of the fugi? tives in the overfilled trains from Pans to the coast. Even the cross Channel steamers are so packed that it is hard to fill one's lungs with sea air. Evans Stoat in ?oxTi.y.a and bputs I Or_o* Vouoj?g tro?a -?e_reo4 -?aler. SHIPS AND FORTS GETTING GERMANS Many Foreign Families, Fearing Hostilities, Are Seeking Places of Safety. German reports of recent successes , against the British and French armies are being exploited in Constantinople : to the utmost by the German Embassy, i In anticipation of the possibility of T?rkei* going to war, British, French and Russian resident? are beginning to send their familia? away. Already a large number of English families in Smyrna have gone to Mytilene, on the island of Lesbos, for greater safety. In conclusion, the Reuter correspon? dent says that the value of German gold which has rrarhed Constantinople is placad ?t 9900,000. > TAKING OF TERMONDE COSTLY TO GERMANS Belgian Artillery Mows Down Invaders in Great Num? bers Before Town Is Evacuated?Aeroplanes Seen During Fighting, but Are Too High for Forts. i By Cable to The Tribune.] Antwerp. Sept. 5?"The Observer" says there was lighting around Termonde, and the evacuation of the town was necessitated by the Ger? mans extending to the west the left win? of the observation army before Antwerp, This wing is of great importance, because it is cover? ing the line . f communication with France. Termonde is of no immediate strategical importance to Antwerp, be? cause it is out of the ring of forts, but a month ago temporary protection works were made around the town, not necessarily to hold the place, but to inflict severe losses on the Germans u they were to come This plan was full} executed, but the (jcrnian advance was prepared and the Belgian cavalry was outnumbered and had to retire on Thurs? day. Th? Germans entered l.ebbekc, three miles south of Termonde, at (name of town omitted). They were cheeked by the Belgian garrison of 4,000 men, supported by ?tins in a strongly entrenched position. The attack began yesterday morning on the whole front. The splendidly covered Belgian artillery did great execution on the Germans, whose guns ?ere delayed in arriving. The mitrailleuses also in? flicted enormous losses. Ultimately the Germans fled, abandoning several gun> at Capcllc-au-Bois. The Belgians in a favorable position supported by Fort l.iezele, in? flicted severe losses on the Germans. It is said that one thousand were killed and wounded. Two hours later strong (irru?an reinforcements arrived and the Bel? gians, their work fulfilled, leit the enemy ire t<> occupy Termonde. They immediately cut tin* railway to Ghent, hut communications between Ant? werp and Ghent are still maintained through l.okeren. German aeroplane- were seen during the light, but lieu too high for tiie i?.rts of 1'ur- and L?esele to hit. Numerous fugitives have arrived in Antwerp. They state that a train of fugitive?; was fired upon at Oordegrm, near Termonde. One woman was killed and several were wounded. The present indications are that the Germans will continue to move across Flanders and isolate Antwerp. PARLIAMENT LIKELY TO MEET AT BORDEAUX Premier Viviani Announces That as Reason for Closing Session?Cabinet Adopts Measures for Pro? visioning the Country Districts. i'aris. Sept, 5. -Dispatches from Bordeaux state that Premier Viviani, speaking to-day with reference to the decree closing the session of the French Parliament yesterday, said that ?i was designed to permit the gov- | rrnment to convokt the Parliament at Bordeaux if necessary. The Cabinet held a prolonged sitting today, and measure were adopted ?or the provisioning of the country district?. I're feet I have been l ordered to send out commissions p. ascertain where foodstuffs arc lacking ? or in excess, l.hter the Minister ?>f Commerce will arrange a scheme tur the distribution of food. President Poincarc presided over the Council. The daily hiilletin issued t?. the l-nnch soldiers expresses the hope, that the government's sojourn in Bordeaux will prove short. The trans-: lercnce of the capital, it is pointed out, was in conformity with the inter- ; est?, of the state, the civilian and military lenders of which arc working i together in order to augment the chances of ?crtain and final victory CONFIDENT PARIS WILL STAND. Confidence of the Parisians in the ability of the allied armies to pre vent the Germans '-ntering or even lnv< ?ting the city increases daily. The military governor, who i- in sole command since the departure of Presi-' dent Poincarc ajid the Cabinet, has taken every precaution for defence. Large composite armies occupy excellent positions, where they are pre- j pared to meet the powerful artillery the Germans are bringing, and the ; situation generally is legardcd as favorable tc the allies. The War Office has issued a call for volunteers to the time-expired ! non-commissioned officers of the army. Thcsi men have been recueste ? j lo return to the colors for the duration of the war. BOYS CALLED ON TO HELP. General Gallieni, the military governor of Paris, has issued an invi- I tion to young men between the ages of seventeen and twenty to join bicycle and nvjtor bicycle detachments for various military purposes, j Youths of this'??g1 may not take part in regular military operations. AH the publie schools of Paris have been ordered closed until further : notice. The reason for this is the occupation of the school buildings by ! the military, chiefly for hospitals. The school teachers will remain in the service of the state. PARIS HIDES TREASURES i AS SHE A WAITS SIEGE - By C. INMAN BARNARD. i [Special Correspondent New York Tribune.] Paris, Sept. 5.?By the decision of the new Prefect of Police, M Emile Laurent, the Paris Bourse will remain closed until further orders The only business done in the last few days was the removal of the furniture, papers and documents in motor vans, cabs and handcarts, Bundles as big as cotton bales contained transferable securities, bands and shares of all descriptions, which the official stock brokers were re? moving to the syndicate chamber of their company. They have also carted away to the same place their funds in notes and metal. Thut'jjhe snfes of individual agents de change in th'-ir private offices are empty. All the valuables are kept in one well guarded depot. Their customers, therefore, need have no fear French financiers are m hopes that the moratorium soon will be ' greatly modified. The Bank of Prance remains open here simply as a b'anch of the Hank of France at Bordeaux. The gold and silver reserves have been removed from Paris to the provinces and are carefully guarde! In places of safety. Germans Drop Bombs on Ghent and Ercloo [By Cable to The Tribune.) Rotterdam, Sept. 5.?Three bombs were dropped from an aeroplane over Ghent and Ercloo, The damage was insignificant. Both cities are unprotected. The enemy has attempted to cross the Scheldt near Ter? monde, but the Belgians blew up one bridge and broke another. If the Germans had succeeded, the only remaining communication with Ostend would have been cut. MONTENEGRIN TROOPS ON DALMATIAN COAST Rome, Sept. 5. A telegram received here from San Giovanni, in Albania, b?7? that Montenegrin troops, led by G?ner?!.?, Msrtinovich and Bueetich, have occupied the Dalmatian coast between Antivari and Cattaro. London, Sept 6.?A dispatch received here from Milan, Laly, quote? th? "Corriere Delia Sera" to the effect that a Montenegrin army rorp? has occupied a stri] of Austrian territory between the Montenegrin frontier and the sea as far north as Budua, ten miles southeast of Cattaro. Th? advance guards have arrived near Cattaro, which the Montenegrin? are bent upon taking, with th? aosistanee of FrencL and British warship?. N;?h, Servia (via London), Sept. 6.?According to the erneial organ, th? fol? lowing spoil was ?aptured by th? Servian? in th? battle of Jadar: A hundred cannon, of which 92 were field guns; S sieg? run?, 2,600 horses, 3 hospitals of 8,000 beds, 27 mitrailleus??, 87,000 Mauser rifles, 114 full caisson?, containing; 6C0 shells for each cannon, ammunition and 4,600 prisoners, including a large number of officer? and one military band, with it? conductor. Three regi? mental caoh boxea, full of money, and one aeroplane were alio taken. The Austrian dead are ??timated to number between 80,000 and 32,000. General Yovane*. itch reports that he alone had 10,000 of th? enemy's bodies buried. Other Servian generals' reports of their successes have not yet, b?en received. , GERMAN SHELLS FORCE BELGIAN TOWN TO YIELD Fortified Termonde, Sixteen Milci from Ghent, Degtroyed, According to One Report?King Albert Wounded ?Berlin Denies Louvain Charge?. Rotterdam, Sept. 5?Berlin announces officially that the fortified Belgian town of Dendermonde (Termonde), in Fast Flanders, sixteen miles esst of Ghent, was taken to-day, the Belgian garrison retreating to Antwerp. , Amsterdam, Sept. 5.?The Antwerp correspondent of "The Telegraaf sends the following dispatch: "Friday morning a strong German force left Brussels in s north? westerly direction, having probably been ordered to cut communication between Antwerp and the cast. They marched by way of Merchtem.j Bnggerhoul am! Dendermonde They-set fire t?i several houses and the j railway station at Buggerhout ami cut the telegraph wires. A German patrol cut communication between Ghent and Antwerp by way of Dendermonde. "The country surrounding Antwerp now has a remarkable appear? ance, as the ?likes to the southwest of Malincs were opened by the Bel? gians and the entire district was flooded. This took the Germans com? pletely by surprise. They w??rke?l heroically waist deep in water under fire of the Antwerp forts to extricate their guns, and suffered severe losses." An official dispatch from Berlin says that in the Belgian district oc? cupied by German offu-ial? post and telegraph service will soon be opened under the supervision of the general postoftice. at Berlin. , London, S |>t. 5.? \ dispatch to the Central News from AmMerdam ( j teports that Termonde, sixteen mies cast by south of Ghent, has been ; hastily destroyed and that railway communication is interrupted. An earlier Renter dispatch from ?Mend said that Termonde, which I was being bombarded by the German?, had been evacuated by th?? Bel I tfians'. Several district?, the correspondent say?, especially those around Malines, have been flooded by Belgian engineers A Central News dispatch from Amsterdam says that King Albert i j of Belgium was slightly injured by a rhrapnel splinter while he was head ' tng the retreat of Belgian troops to Antwerp. I A shell exploded against the r*ar wheel of the automobile m which' 1 King Albert was seated, and his car was ba?lly damaged. 'ailier advices reported what was probably the same incident, but it has not been before stated that the King was wounded. A Wolff Bureau dispatch from Berlin, by way of Copenhagen, -ay 'that the "Norddeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung" has published the following: optical statement: "Belgium i? circulating officially a false account of the occurrences for which Louvain was compelled to suffer. It is declared that German troop? were repulsed by a sortie from Antwerp and were mistakenly fire?l '. on by our own troops in Louvain, and that this caused the burning of Louvain. "A- a matter o? fact, event? i?r?ive?l indubitably that the Germans repulsed the Belgian sortie During this engagement the Germans in I.??uvain were attacked, unquestionably in pursuance of an organized plan, in different part? of the city. This happened after the Germans had been in pleasant relationship with tlie inhabitants of Louvain for more than (went) -four lumrs. "This attack was lirst made upon a battalion of the landsturm, com? posed principally of middle-aged and peaceful men. themselves fathers of families. Other? attacked inclualed members of the staff of the com manding general. 'Im- Germai? l???t numbers of ?lead and wounded. (Nevertheless, they gamed the upper hand with the help of newly-arrived troops, who themselves ?ere greeted with rifle fire at tjie railroad station. "An investigation i?. tinder way, the result of which will be made public The ?ruth of the statements made in the foregoing is beyond all doubt. The Hotel d. Ville was saved from fire. Kfforts to extinguish the flame? elsewhere were unavailing." Commenting upon th-.- occurrences in Louvain. the "Allgemeine Zeit-, ung" ?ay? : "German diplomats m the Ducal state? have been furnished with material t?? refute these lying accusations against the German army. The i German Minister at The Hague also has been instructed to ask the Dutch government to urge the Belgian government, in the interest of humanity, to stop the civil population of Belgium from continuing a resistance which is so completely futile. "The Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs tiansmitted this request to the Belgian Minister at The Hague, who, ip turn, promised to forward it to, his government." A Central New.?, dispatch from Amsterdam reports that the Germans have changed the time of the Belgian elocKs, altering them one hour to synchronize them with the German time. When Belgian citizens pro? tested, General von ?1er Goltz said in reply: "In Germany then should be only one time." A Renter dispatch from Ostcnd says a high German officer, lying wounded in a hospital, is quoted in Brussels as having told his attending surgeon that the German army, in his opinion, would lose three-quarters of its effective force bef'.rc capturing Taris. An unnamed German prince is reported to have succumbed to his wounds. The Rotterdam correspondent of the "Nieuwe Rotterdamsche Cour? ant" ?ends the report that the town hall in Lcuvain is safe, standing alone, with all the houses around it destroyed. This dispatch serves to confirm earlier reports to the effect that the historic Hotel de Ville, which is a beautiful example of late Gothic architecture, was spared by the Germans when they burned the town uf Louvain. Though the first stories given out in Belgian official circles depicted the town as being "n ?thing but a heap of ashes," a later official announce? ment said that only the "central part of Louvain has been burned," leav? ing it to be inferred fbat many of the historic structures still were standing. An Amsterdam dispatch to the Central News says that the German General Staff has been moved from Brussels to Mons. Great Effort of Germans Is to Envelop French Army By GEORGE DRU. I Special Correspondent New York Tribune and "London Standard."] Havre, Sept. 5.?-All information .regarding the latest movements of the Germans point to a tremendous effort to envelop the French armies, which have been operating against Germans who invaded France by way of the Grand Duchy of Luxemburg and Metz. But the Germans, who have been approaching 1'aris on the line from Amiens and also from La Fere und Compeigne. and are moving southeastward, say that they are trying to throw themselves into a gap between the French eastern armies and Pari?. What prospects of success this movement may have cannot in any way | be estimated because the movements of the French troops are entirely unknown. Inasmuch as the object of the Germans now is generally known and quite clear it may be assumed that the necessary precaution will be taken. Vienna Claims Victories Over Russians in North London, Sept. 5.?An official statement issued In Berlin and received ? here by Marconi wireless says: "Reports from the war correspondents oft I Viennese newspapers state that the whole situation in the northern theatre j of war has been changed for the better by the victory of the armies com? j manded by General Auffenberg and General Dank. As an example of the brilliant work of the armies In the field the cor j respondents relate that wounded Russian infantry who tried to beat a hasty | retreat under cover were stopped by the renewed direct fire the moment they attempted to make arty movement. Later the bodies of a large number , of soldiers who had been killed by shrapnel were discovered. "Officers of a Scutari detachment on their arrival in Vienna were re? ceived by Emperor Francis Joseph and aftetward entertained at s ban ?quet by the Minister of War, General Ritter von Krobatin. "Rheims has been taken without any fighting. Owing to the rspid ?advance of our army, little attention can be paid to booty and guns and wagons have been left standing in the open fields quite abandoned. Thes ? | will be collected by troops in due course. TYPHOID EPIDEMIC SWEEPS BERLIN; VIENNA FACES SLOW STARVATION Loado?, Sept. 5.?A Copenhagen Parta, Sept. fc?Arce?rdI?g to ? dispatch to 'The Dally Mall" says? j Copenhagen dlap?t?h to "Le TetapoT "Owing to th? aboenco of many e. famine I? f?ar*d la Vienna wtuu? Joe-tars at the front the outbreak of the next fortnight. Dispatch?? fttm typhoid and cholera In Berlin Is be- the An ?trian capital ?ay that there coming more serions. Enormou? nom- are 2,'ie,00e person? without work ?ad bora of wounded sro arriving at that the number la Increasing rapidly. Vienna, where, owlag to the meat The stores aro all closed sad th? p?o> famine, vefotariaalsm Is the ralo." p?o are despondent. ALLIES SIGN PACT TO FIGHT TO END ( ootlnued trmm pr?ge 1 Russian governments mutually engn?e not to i-onihidi* peace sept? rately during the present war. Tli?* tbfw govfrniiiPiit? a**'?'*.* tUnt when the ??this of peace come to Ix* dlaewsxeil, au UM <>f the ?illi?**? will (lt-maml ?*uii(lltlonn of pear? wirlioiit the pn-viou.? oaglCCBsCal of each of the other aille?. "In faith ovbsjraof Um uixier-iiiin-d huv? algaed ii.Ih d^laratiuej and bava nfflxed thereto tbetr aeala. "Done at fxuidon. In triplhate, thin fifth day of .bptomher, nineteen hundrwl and fourteen (SlgnfHti "K. GREY (Hritish Secretaiy fof KorHgn Aft'. "PAUL ('AMBON (French Apioasoaduc to Ureal Britain?. "BKNCKEN?OBFF (HUM-taa amtMaaador t< G reut Britain?. " At the British Fiinlgn otriee your riuTeo-pondent was Informad: "This iigreement menus that th? allies are absjolutely del rmlned n? stand togetber in this arar for froadom. Tfetji are ?ghtliig t?>getl h right and t<> vanquish in enemy who threatens aha whole worn!. "Until thrown togath? l>v ?M <>utlu**>Mk of howtllttlen, the? Tup.? ?n trnte was a rather tOOBo-J ? <>nsf nuti-il orguniziitliin. with no definite un*l??r takings as far as Britain was coareraad to join with the ..tiers? in military operations ngaiiiKt any enemy. The Freinh ami ROM tans i-'.il ?o assist each other, but Britain was not. Now. the mur? or '?.ruial entente of the tlirw; countries becomes an absolut?* alllant-e ? pledged to co-operation In war as well as politics." REPARATION TO BELGIUM ASSURED. It Is stated here that the agreement not only ??o-WS militar?/ unit?, of puif.ise bul equal voices |_ the final settlement after I be w\\ It in ?loped that srhen the peace negotiations come one effeef of tins agr?.lent in giv? ing an equal role? to all sides will lie thej avoidance >>' any pos*!!*!?? iul*,uu derstandlng over the division of the s-mils. This, of course, takes into consideration the feeling wlileh I? ?enerally prevalent hen* that the allies win be wholly sarcetwful in the end. Oftlelals. when askc?l today why Belgium had n?. part In i :? -t;;re>" ment, said it was an agreement only for the Triple I'.nteiii?-. H? luiiim wsa not being Ignored, and. as a matter of fa<-t, this new understanding made more certain than ever that Belgium would obtain full reparation f?>r the wrongs done her. as botb England and France are fully pledged to uiak? good Belgium's losses to the greatest possible extent. MAY BRING AID FROM ITALY. It may prove that this agreement will have considerable effect in Italy. Advice* Indicate that Italy la wavering and is about read] t>. j? in In ttv? conflict on the side .?f the allies. \\ lth th<* ,-illies' linn tr.'iii ?? r>??nt>tt by thin agreement, Italy may see the advantage of easting in _?.t lot with the ullies. Just what Italy intends dointc is apparently not known here, nlthou?? there is hope of ber Joining the alli?*s. The addition of her forces *?\.>nid bs welcome, but aa tar as ran be learned, Britain Is not endeavurl-s to puso her In. Gorman}* Is openly endvavcring to kep h?r out. R?pons indicate that great licrman influence is being brought to boar upon Turkey to participate. The kaiser needs the Turkisn battalion? moro than ever with the defeat of the Austrian?, but the flew which is being ?re? sented to Turkey by the alii?? or their sympathizers is that ?he ha? notaiag whatsoever to gain and all to lose hy joining the Kaiser. Important Jevolop mente regarding Turkey and Italy are expected soon. Washington, Sept. 5. Officials and diplomats here regard the agreement just signed by Great Britain, France and Russia not to make peace except St mutual consent as an indication that the war will be fought to a decisive coi On all ?ides the announcement wa? accepted here to-day as meaning th? is evitable prolongation of the war. President Wilson and Secretary Bryan, who have been hoping for ooa_ indication through American diplomat? abroad of readiness on the part of tse powers to talk peace, were ?aid to have been depressed by the r.? Diplomats of the allied powers interpreted the agreement as a resolution on the part of Great Britain and Russia to wage their warfare in every quarter, irrespective of reverses in France. From all parts of the globe colonial trooai are being gathered by Great Britain. "The Observer," commenting on the Foreign Office statement regardisg pledges given by the allies not to make peace separately, says: "There is reason to think that indirect approaches had already been mid? to France by Germany, who seems to imagine that every nation has its prie*," 5?54-566 AHo 566 ftitth?vetlUt.*^ 46 _? ano 47TS STS Latest Fashions Snatched From Their Sources Our representatives, who returned last Sunday on the refugee ship Espagne, came laden with "first-hand" information, hav? ing left Paris only two weeks ago (August 22nd.) The "crisis week" in Paris was eventful to our style seekers, who hastened from one Atelier to another, gathering as they could, here and there; at times finding themselves the only buyers in the famous temples of fashion?elsewhere finding places closed ?some selling off models as fast as they were; pro? duced?others with plenty of styles on hand?and still others, stunned by the shock, but struggling to present as near a normal appearance as possible. Now a corps of deft fingered French tailors and seamstresses are plying their art, executing, repro? ducing, and presenting in tangible form, the infor? mation gathered in the exciting escapade of our Fashion Informers. Splendid showing of the latest modes that Paris has bequeathed. Gowns V/raps Suits Coats Blouses Milltnery Furs Styles for every occasion and jor every taste. i