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35,000 WOUNDED MEN
ABANDONED ON FIELD Cither Austrians Nor Russians Able to Care for Their Injured??Each. Fearing to Give Advantage, Re? fused to Ask Armistice to Bury Dead. Rom? '*??*) M?ore than 35,000 austrians and Russian ihe field of batt!; between Tsrnow, Lemberg .-1,1 tant ?p I owing to I. means of transportation, -according to re r-hich hav? reache ! koine Both armies decline?! to ask for an arm iUiee fo* ,,i' ,,,r ,,c?1'' ?m* ',u' collection <>i the wounded, each rearing i unag? t?> tin? othei \ Vienna dispatch, dated Scptembei J ami sent b) the i \change Telegraph Company, ?ay? venth <l.i> .?i the colossal battle m which about three ! d Austrian? are <-n.;.,gr.l The battle front extends o,?metre- ???JO miles?, from Pru-sia in the north ;.> Util Russian* ?ere burning i?>i a light m the south, and iheir ?u ! toward annihilating ihe entire \iistnaii army rmovinj! ii from then dank before beginning the n\ batt I? began b\ a turning inovemont m Russia's favor, and earl) aiui a conflict oi the most sanguinary dc ins abandoned Lemberg, which the Russians occupied." Vmsterdain the Renter correspondent gives an ac related b> an Vnstrian ofliccr win? was the Russians ..i Dombrowo and has now according lo ihe Anstri; .i officer, who gave In? story mische." the advantage gamed by the Russians at Lemberg is not conclusive. From the beginning ?>i the campaign, he rc?l. i*ie \ ned upon th? possibility of a Russian oc v ? - - now advancing from the south, according pos.sibl> preparing for an attack ?1 thai ii the Austrians succeed in breaking rth oi I emberg the Russian?- will be 1??st i Russian soldiers, especially the Cossacks, was . bin he declared thai the) are ! tin Russian success t?. the numerical superior GERMANS TOO LATE TO SAVE AUSTRIANS ( ??ntiiiiK-d from pace 1 capital. Lemberg stands high above the surrounding country, its obsolete defences being supplemented by modern intrenchments. "It would seem that the rout of the Austrian army, whose double duty it was to cover Lemberg and also the right flank of the Austrian forces in Poland, was so absolute that the Russians must have entered Lemberg at the heels of the runaways, for at 11 o'clock Thursday morning Lemberg was entirely in Russian possession. The military stores of every kind, explosives, powder magazines complete, wireless and telegraph installations?in short, the whole equipment of the important military centre fell intact into the hands of the victorious Russians. "The capture of Halicz, which was protected by thirty small torts, entailed a harder task, as the Russians were obliged to capt? ure all the forts, and the Austrians made desperate resistance. "The Russians had been fighting continuously for eight days ?fter a previous week or ten days of marching. The fighting and inarching troops of the Russian left wing covered nearly 150 miles in seventeen days, capturing Halicz on the seventeenth after two days of hard fighting." An Exchange Telegraph dispatch from Rome says that it is officially admitted in Vienna that the Russians have captured both Lemberg and Haiicz. Geneva (via Paris), Sept. 5.?Reports reaching here from Italy declare that the entire Austrian army has been flung back upon the Carpathians. Their retreat is becoming a rout, with Cos sicks pursuing the Austrians. According to reports from Berlin received here to-day, great numbers of German troops are being withdrawn from the Franco German frontier. These soldiers, together with forces from Bavaria and Wurtemberg, are going to the Vistula to meet the Russians. M. ki.iv. pciiski. the Russian Ambassador t<? Italy, com - i?t?lay mi lIn? Kusslau advance into Galicia, >;ii?l thai the possession "f Leuil.ii- ;ni?l Ha liez .va? except ??ma II) impi-itaiit. It gave the Ititssiaiis ""'?.m.i .,i ti?.? n-|.? "t <;aii?ia on the left bank ?>i Ihe Imiester Itiver, he ? posMi.Jiiv ?>f easily continuing tlu-ir offensive op?rations t?? Hie Carpathian Mountains. The Russian objective was (he et?? del eut "I the Austriiiu army. Ihe uiubussudor d?chirai ; they would i ... .11 .,.. :.. . *.i. .:.. , j'...-.....<. , csaauti Mid, w : the M...? "'III)).,! HUta be ? .-.i i<> centre all their strength against Germany. ?""?-.??ii S:i/.o)iotf. i be Uusslaii foreign Minister, has ?telegraphed the ????III? ??a/.oholl. Ill?' IIIISSIIIII l'<?ic|-?ii .?.lliosiei . n;is o ???? l ,l | nil? l i in Rassln n . here that tin? Austrian defeat near Lemberg was much .1 ih-t appeared. The Austrian? in escaping left on the battle iM?l. u?i.|., 25,<oou men. nearly rjuo cannon, flags, ammunition carriages ""'1 thousand?? ?.f horses. The Russian Forelgu Minister adds thai th<? Russians have als?? Invaded ??u?ni;i fi,,Ul Touiasow. As a whole the Austrian division was practically mutilated. Among the kill?-?! were the general In chief and his stnlT. A '?"?;'?? nun Ih-i of prisoners wen- taken. Including several ufUcers. ?.? ? Russians Accuse Germans of Some Savage Cruelties [By (able to The Tribune.] Sept. ? -A well known Russian writer, N'emivovich Dant rilies m "The Ruskoye Ilovo." o( Moscow, the treatment oi ?uasstan r? ??ce? fleeing from Germany. Me instances the cases ol a Rus s??in nroi whose lacerated car? showed how hrr earrings bad bcci Prussian captain, and of an old man who went mad *tter ung daughter being ?Irani;??! away from him. lie m,,, ,| ., ,, ||,ai Mnie Baranovsky. win "? a high official in Petro i .m accident, went to Vienna to undergo an operation. lo Russia b) way <?i Germany, and at one <??. the sta? ll ?.iciiiii oi a crowd ?>i German soldier?, whu under the pretext oi <?rarchin- |, r tore ?.it her bandage ami threw her into a cattle trunk. She rom hi.1 poisoning, according to the ?ame authority. When . iron full of Russian women and children drew up at a railway and distracted mothers cried for milk or water for their babies, rail **7 porters and oldicrs saw the opportunity for indulging their Prussian humor. Tiu,y ran lo ihe refreshment room lor glasses o? milk and water. r""k them to the carriage windows, and when mother?, streiche?' out then cithei threw milk into the lace?, of their victim? or drank it ?Thousands of Russians returned home have told similar Germans Sink Fifteen British Fishing Boats in North Sea ,,?. ,)|tl(.jai information bureau announced to-day in ?Piadron had Mink fifteen British fishing boats in the North ?"'?in,.,,, ,HM-c,-..;,?l four destroy? rded in -"?j???* M??" '?hing boats .h tlu \.?rth - ap " Ka quantity ol ,|, ..ml the <?i>? LOSS OF LEMBERG HITS AUSTRIA HARD Russian Strategy Wins Galician Capital, Which Czar's Authorities Rename Lvov;?Defending Army Com? pletely Outwitted Says Correspondent, Who Explains Importance of Victory. ?By Cable to The Tribune.] I otidon, Sept. b.* " l"hr Morning Post's" correspondent telegraph-? as follow ? from Petrograd "l.riiihrrg, anciently, and now to be ?ailed Lvov, was raptured by the Russians .it 11 o'clock Thursday morning, together with anotlirr Im? portant centre of administration, ?ixty mile? -..?tt!t?r-;i-t of Lvot on ihi Dniester, Halicz. or Galich. "The lighting which terminated in ?ich a ?plendid victor) ha- lasted more than a fortnight, of which the last right days have been an uni? terrupted action extending over a iront of nearly three hundred miles. "I shall attempt to describe the progress of this titanic strtiggli cording to the dala lo hand, bul in the meantime ii is well to considt: the meaning of this victor)'- Lemberg, or Lvov, i- th. capital of Galicia and commands all roads and railways leading into Hungary, h ?a- defended by ancient fortifications, modern intrenchments and gun emplacement Being already natural!) in a -irong position a- the administrative end ? , the military ?entre o? a vast region, it has provided the rich boot) of mil t.iry stores to the victors, thus correspondingly crippling the enemy. "When the Russian commander; entered Lvov they found it p<>--.iblc i" 'ommttnicate by telephone new* of ilnir arrival t>. Vienna und Cracov? The city has more than 200.000 ?nhabitans. and public building? and many private house? were tilled t?. overflowing with Austrian iek and wounded. win. had 1>('cm abandoned lo the Russian*? with a confidence that strange!) h-'li. > the horrible campaign of calumn) which has l?e? n c.irricd on by the | ?* iermanic press and armi< ?. "The Russian attack \?.i- so swiftly pushed home that everything in ill.- capital of Galicia was found intact. More than -(Hi gun*- hail been taken, am1 prisoners were captured in such numbers thai t.. the present they have ??nlv been indicated .1- m tcn-i of ihous-ml* riie Russian forces ai l.\o\ do mn merel) command the road?, railway.*? and *.> ater ways in all directions, bin actuatl) were ?trough established in th. rear of the \u-irian main armies "Galich, or Halicz, on the Dniester, ?ixtj miles -.?.nth o? Lvov. i> on!) ?ec?nd in importance lo the capital. It commands another ?eries oi r??a??-, railway- and waterway?, it wa? strongly defended b> thirty fort?. Son,c uf ili?- hardest 1 ghting in tin- titanic conflict took place around Galich, lor the Austrian- made .1 desperate attempt here t>> turn the Kutsian left flank, but without success. The whole of Kastern Galicia thai is, all o? the widest part 01 the area indo,cd between the Russian froptier and the Carpathians i? now practical!) in Russian hand? j"Thc establishment of Russian authorit) in this region 1- being en< r 1 n?tli l> facilitated by Ihc fact that tin native population, which welcomed thef Russian armies as the) made good their advance against the : ?i?> of fc?ermanism. which had maintained their ?tiprcmacy in this region ol purely Sla\ history and race almost entirely 1.. tyrannic pressure, assi ' '>*. horribl. calumnies regarding th? ferocit) oi ihc 'cruel Russians.' -'??Having experienced the ten.1er mercies' 01 Germanism in peace, the inhabitants welcomed the Russians even under th. stern conditions ..t ????i. RuT.il authorities irom Russian I'olami liad been already warned during the progress ol the Russian arn.i. - t. hold themselves in readi -,,,-'-. to assume dulie? in Galicia. The whole of this region. Isle? Kastern I'm?ia. ?a- ancient!) Slav, and practically all the name? arc -till purely 'Slav. New- of ihi? signal victory ha.- been r?.reived herr with great satis? faction, but quite aim!*?. "While the Russians were carrying uu the viel ?rions campaign on i.\?.\ it would appear that the \ustrian main arnin*s. which had bien en ???u.awed to concentra.c into Polish provinces with their front lowar? Lublin and Kholm. wer? unable to accomplish anything beyond a singli iorw-ard march on the extreme left think, while the right flank -till rested 1 n l'.tl.-. in their own territory, ?onthwe?t ol Sokal. The let! flank moved 1?, Opoland. The line runs thence lu -amostji and liclz. How much 1 I this Austrian right flank sifffcred defeat during the combined operations ' does not aaern dear, but the forces of Austria in the undefended provine? ... p..!?,?,I :,rr ttill referred to in official reports as the main force ''Russia has certainly pot en men in position across the front of main Ausirain a; my to contain it, victories in other parts of the ha field, which extends more than miles, have brought large Russian mies hardened by three weeks' fl ing and marching, into the rear of . tria's main force. The Lvov victor signal triumph for the daring stra of the Russian commander in el and entirely reconcile.? the pulili? the severe censorship which has abled the Russian troops to carry pro tracted operations over a va.-,t ritory without the enemy getting; a gle hint to give tlie alarm until the armies of Russia, operating in di lions that met almost at right, an?* had succeed??! in effecting a junct in the enemy's country. "They were offering during a w'r fortnight a magnificent opportunity a vigorous enemy to get between th mid deal with them separately. O c ?.treme secrecy could have justil this risk. "That the Russian for?es during preparation for their real attack ft merely playing with the Austrian . vanee into m defended Poland may safely assumed from the fact that wh the Austrian main forces did finally tempt s forward movement they ot covered twenty-four miles from Zav hov to Opole. In that time the Russi forces marched, fighting, over mc than seven times this distance. As understand the situation to-day t Austrian main armies are well held adequate Russian forces in front. Au iria's entre is broken and her rig wing demolished and no longer to I ?eckoned with. The Russians ha' captured the capital of Galicia, cor mantling all roads into Hungary ar the capital, Budapest. They ui firmly established on the flank and i the rear of Austria's main forces, an the rest may be imagined, as it relat? to the future. "Russia ha? been conducting in p-i feet secrecy combined operatio.i fgainM Austria in two regions over 40 miles apart, keeping well in touch wit the enemy throughout this enormou distmice, and further executing a swif dash Into K?st Prussia, another 20' miles away. The actual ?apace covere? by Russia's? lines, is considerably ovei 1,000 miles in length. "Over this vast extent of attack an? defence cavalry raids and rteonnoii sanees on the part of all arms wit! temporary successes and occasional 1 mishaps have been alternating with one another for a month past. Onh ; now it is possible to penetrate to some 1 extent the strategic plans of the com? mander in chief, and that only as re sards operations which have ended in 1 th.* victory of Lvov. "Russia, confident in her ?trength. took the risk of operating with two ? ?eparaie armies, one entering (?alicia from the extreme east and pushing vigorously westward, while the other kept the Austrian? employed along >tM to 600 miles of frontier. The latn-r ai mies tacad approximately soutn. I "Precisely by what tactical ntove I meats the ?mjation was brought nbout i 4 have not sufficient data to judge, but it may or safely ???uined that th? A'l triaas were increasingly fa?ror*d i their attacks anil incursions into I'o land until their commandera wen i.-lie<l they had discovered an openi.ig. The mam operations concentrated heavily on the Russian right flunk. The Au.?tiia:is would he more read i P. ?.'. posed toward ih?< direction, a? i? brought their main forces lu-arn <> the armies ol' Germany, which on the same time to have been pushing in vigorously for Warsaw. The Germana, however. Were prevented from n?? forming this part of the plan by th" Russians' invasion of East Prussia, which laid the German left flank open in any attempts to penetrate far into Poland from the west. "The Austrians, in th?' mean lime, continued their victorious progress into undefended portion? of Poland, lla? ?ng i-ecurcd ?heir lank, the Austrian? proreeded to drive in strongly toward Xielce, but not encouraged in that di reetion linallv they found ?lie line of least resistance in the direction toward Lublin ar.d Kholm and proceeded to make repeated attacks in force with sufficient success to warrant their gen? erals in making this the main objective of Austrian forte . "While these tactical operation? v.i-rc m progr? I Russia was pushing in quietly, and not in too great force to alarm the A'lstiian General Staff, into Galicia from Podolia and Ressarabia. In this resrion the Austrians trusted their defence to the strong bodies of troops resting on fortified camps with strongly fortified 't?tes du pont' it every river crossing of this ?veil watered district. The Russians carried these in turn, capturing the valleys of the rivers of Sercth, or Gmelden. and the I.uga without apparently exciting any patticilai alarm in Austrian head- | ?-?uartris. When they reached the third river moving westward of Foullina the Austrians had evidently taken alarm and de-perate eflort? weie made to arrest the westward progress of this armv a'i?i even to turn the flank at rlalicz, or Galich, at the confluence of the Foullipa with the Dniester. By this time it v.as too late und the Rus aiana, jftcr ?.?.eeks of marching and lighting, occumed the -emicircle of po? sitions around the east side of Lvov and about one march from tha* place." LICHNOWSKY NOW IN ARMY AT FRONT London. Sept. 5. The Amsterdam "Telegniaf" publishe.i news from Ber? lin that Prince Lichnowsky. the former Ambassador nt London, has been at? tache?! to the General ?Staff of the first army and has proceeded to the front. LILLE TAXED $40.S?H.0M BY GERMAN WAR LEVY. London. Sent. ?">.?A Reuter dis? patch from Ostend quote? reservists from Lille as saying that a war levy of itS.SSO.oeo has been imposed on that district by the Germans. The Great International Business of the Aeolian Company ?and the Extraordinary Piano buying Opportunity for which it is immediately responsible THE Aeolian Company does the largest music business in the world. Its great, factories, here und abroad, supply pianos and The Pianola to Aeolian Branches and representatives in every important city on the globe. Heretofore the Aeolian Company's immense plant at Goth?, Germany, the largest high-grade piano factory in Europe, has supplied a majority of Aeolian instruments shipped to Spanish America, South Africa, Australia, the British Possessions and the Far East. The present curtailment of the output, not only of the Aeolian Company's German plant, but of that of all other German piano factories as well, has brought enormous pressure to bear on this Company*. American factories. These must supply the regular Aeolian export trade and help to make up for the lack of German-built, pianos already felt in the different foreign markets of the world. The Aeolian Company is prepared to do this. Its unparalleled factory organiza? tion puts it in a unique position of advantage. It has already started on several large export orders received from its London house which in the past would have been filled by the Got ha factory. But to handle this present and prospective enormously increased volume of busi? ness requires the straining of every facility to its limit. One item alone?that of space in both factories and storehouses?is vita!. To gain space, to clear the way for the handling and storage of this great increase of new instruments, this Company must dispose at once, of every piano, Pianola and music-roll not absolutely essential to the conduct of its regular wholesale and ret nil ?business. In cons?quence The Aeolian Company lias decided to hold an Unparalleled Clearance Sale of Pianos and Pianolas At Aeolian Hall, beginning Monday, September 14th Grand Pianola- and the wonderful new Slrinway Duo Art Pianola. These alone will make the Sale notable, as all are up-to-date 88-note models, which have been carefully gone over in the factories where they were built and will be sold with exactly the ?ame guarantee as when absolutely new. ?,?. There are other instruments in addition which will be included and due to the paramount necessity for dispos? ing of them all, the prices and terms at which they will be told will be lower and more favorable than have ever before been /?noted for such valuable and standard instruments. ? Full Particulars Will be Given in This Paper Next Sunday, September 13th Sale Will Begin Mondai/, September 14th The AEOLIAN CO., Aeolian Hall "The Largest Manufacturer* oj Musical instruments in the World'* 29-31-33 West 42nd Street Between 5th and 6th Avenues This great Sale will include every mat rumen I in tin Storehouses and Warerooms of The Aeolian Company which,* for any reason whatever, has been marked below its regular price. The bargains which will be offered will lie not hing short of sensational. There will be hundreds of pianos of the best-known makes, both Grand- and Uprights, which have been taken in exchange for The Pianola. These, due to the circumstances of their exchange, arc of ? quality and value never seen elsewhere in Piano Sales. There will also be an assortment of t'pright Pianolas which have been returned by customers in ?exchange for Bordeaux Overcrowded Now; City the Mecca for All Classes Cordeaux. Sept. 5.-?This city his become overcrowded through the arrival ol the members of the government, foreign legations, newspaper Imcn and many traveller?. The hotels, restaurants and the streetcars are ! packed with people. Rooms in the principal hotels have been requisitioned for the use oi officers ot the government, and the usual occupants were iorccd 10 vacate. All roads leading to Bordeaux are tilled with ?very sort o? convey? ance! The staffs of the embassies have located at Arcachon, a popular summer resort, thirty-five miles southwest of this city. Ml the local newspapers mention with pride the honor confi upon Bordeaux in being selected as the temporary scat of the government. 5,000 Germans Cut Down to 300 by French Artillery Fire Paris, Sept. ?;. -How a German force ol 5.000 men mas*e?| ?n front ...I the I'rench fort :it Luneville was surprised and mowed b?wn by the French artillery has been related lo a corre*pondent of "I.e Journal" at Cette bv the (?ernian coniinanae?.. who is now a pri on r at ' tt< The ?Germans were suddenly surprised by the I-rench artillery, the German officer relate?, which bombarded theni for two hours with ?uch ?ftre? that only 300 men were left. The commander held a conference with the twenty-one officers and non-commissioned ofticers remaining, .n,: il vas unanimously decided to hoist the white Rag, all resistance having become impossible. Peace Views of the Pope Brought About His Election P.ome. Sept. 5. It is related here that in conversations before hi? election Pnpe Benedict XV repeatedly expressed the necessity that the Pon':ff should intervene with an appeal for peace, not n a pureh <?-. anglieal 'orm. but in preiite diplomatic action. "ihe Pope." he is quoted as saying, "must aetually plate himself am,?Is? the combatants, instead of keepir.r a-vay and preachm* peace an?! concord from a distance." |l is a?;erted that the?* ?dea* ?*ei? expressed in conclave with Geno?;.?e tenacity, but ?it the same time showing such absolute neutrality toward the ; belligerents that it caused the majority to elect him Pontiff. Paris Sept. 5. A Havas Ageney ?iispatch from Rom? quote? the Bologna newspaper "La Tribuna" as saying that Benedict XV, the new Pope, in a lettor on AufJitt 30 wrote as follows regarding the war: "I would regret that any cur? should show preference for one or the othtr of the belligerent nations. My idea is to have it understood that they should ask God for a cessation of the scourge of war without indicating the means." BRITAIN WON'T GIVE UP, SAYS CARDEN Ambassador Avers Mexi? can Police System Is Demoralized. Sir Lionel Carden, former British Ambassador to Mexico, and Lady Car ! den were passengers on the Ward bner Morro Castle, which docked at Brooklyn last irght. Sir Lionel is on hi? way back lo London to remain ? ?ittlc while before going lo take up his new nosr as Ambassador to Brazil. He left Mexico City two weeks ago. and spent some time in Vera Cruz before mailing for New York. Sir Lionel was at his Mexican post ?luring the trouble that led up to the abdication ot ex-President Huerta. He admitted that foreigners in Mexico ex? hibit a considerable lack of confidence in the provisional government under G-ii-ral Carranza. The ?hift of administrations between : (araba! and Carranza, he said, had re ; suited in ar. almost completely de , moralized police ruie; and the courti of justice, he said, were at a standstill. To make matters worse, Mexico City is infested with irresponsible soldiary, langiig all the way from Federal de? sert?is, who served under Huerta, to the guerilla.? from Zapata, who are klixioua to get und??' cover of the con? stitutional ir.Bg. It makes a plct ciesuue sight. Sir Lionel said, but it - . ?*? to disconcert the foreign busi? ness man not a little. "What ot ?he Europeas mmr'V Sir Lion? I was asked. f "England has got the tigh? of her i.le on her hands," he replied. "Of GREAT BRITAIN LOOKS TO COAST DEFENCE. London. Sept. ?.?The British Ad miralty hau issued the following no? tier: "All aid*? to navigation on the eaiit roaat of England and Scotland, both hv do? and night, may be re mo*, rd at any time without any further warning than it contained in this notice." cours?*, I am not in touch with the war, but if tne enthusiasm of the Engtioh colonists means anything, England will rever give up. Germany must win alt * or lose all. It mean? victory or cob? ? plete defeat for the Kaiser." Sir Lionel and La<?y (arden will ra mftin in New York a week befar? ?all irg for home. e ? BRITISH WOUNDED CHARGE CRUELTY I -) fable to The Tribune | London, Sept 6. It is being freely otated that British wounded are bring? ing; charges of German atrocitiea, tell i ing stories of the killing of wounded. 1 violation of the Red Cross and march ing of women and children in front o** troops for protection. Official ?ano> tion. however, has not bean given to th*M reports, but it ?a said that the ? government io endeavoring to collect evidence of a <ound character. When this is done formal charg-ef ag-ainit i the Germano ?ill be ?laced _*fore the world.