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Petrograd, Sept. 6.?"Desperate fighting continues along the front from Lublin to Kholm, where the 10th Austrian Army Corps made an attempt to break through the Russian line," says an offi? cial statement issued here to-night. "The Austrians were heavily repulsed and 5,000 were made prisoners. The Russians secured various documents in which the Austrian generals made urgent appeals for help from Germany. "Along the whole of the Austrian line the Russian troops on ' September 4 proceeded with an energetic offensive movement. The Austrian centre suffered most from the Russian attack. "In the region west of Krasnystaw the Austrian 45th Regi? ment of Infantry, which ?had been completely surrounded, was I forced to a man to surrender, together with its commanding officer and 44 officers?in all, 1,600 men. "The German division, which was marching to help the Aus? trians, was attacked on the left bank of the Vistula River. Russian hoops have occupied the Stryj River region. "The Russian cavalry already is among the passes of the Car? pathian Mountains. "In Galicia thirty locomotives and an enormous amount of rolling stock were captured. "The Russians entered the railway station at Lemberg and found it crowded with trains loaded with ammunition, dynamite, benzine and medical stores. The Russians captured the station so suddenly that three motor cars which were on the point of leaving fell into their hands. "In the neighborhood of Svolen a German aeroplane was brought down and the aviator captured. "At Vlotslavsk a German armored train coming from Alex androvo attempted to shell the town, but was beaten off. "On the East Prussian front we have had nothing but slight skirmishes, which are without significance." Another official communication, issued under date of Sep- ; tember 4, says: "The Russians have commenced a general offensive move- I ment between the Vistula and Bug rivers. "The Austrians did not expect a vigorous offensive at Lem? berg and hoped to resist it. The Russians estimate that ?they seized a year's provisions there. The Galician prisoners at Lem? berg were set at liberty. "The Czechs have refused to march against the Slavs. "Wounded who have returned to Petrograd say the Germans \ in their fighting rely mainly on artillery and give way before bay? onet attacks." An official communication issued in reply to statements of Berlin and Vienna semi-official news agencies that the Austrian? were victorious over the Russians in the districts of Zamosc and Tyschowszy says: "The Russian official agency is authorized to declare that the Russian troops, who since August 21 have maintained an incessant offensive against the enemy in the district between the Vistula and the Bug rivers, completely defeated on August 28 the 15th Aus? trian Division, and that up to September 4, continuing their opera? tions in that direction, had captured three flags, twenty-three guns, eighteen machine guns, two aeroplanes, 150 officers and 12,000 loldiers. "Since September 4, having broken the resistance of the Aus frians, our troops have been continuing their offensive toward the <outh. "All r.rK,rls .-?Kerning alleRcd victories of General von Auf?enberg ?eai '/dm -c and Tyschowszy arc wilful falsehoods and intended to lessen * ?he importance of the Russian success in Galicia, where, in the direction of Umber? alone the Russians took rich booty; namely, 70,000 prisoners, ?"ore than three hundred guns, thirty locomotives, 150 trucks and numer ' on? convoys f supplies." General Rennenkainpffs troops are takittg with them to the field the ?^lo" carried by Sknbeleff in 1875. The "Novoe Vremya" states that the famous ikon of Potchaieosky, "Mother o. God," now'at Skitomid. probably will be sent to the active ?irmy in Galicia. '?otidon. Sept. <,.-The correspondent of "The Daily Mail" at M.Ian ??'?? through Bucharest that the Russians are advancing southward, ??<* having occupied Czernowitz without resistance. It if said that the ?btWttms of Bukowina, in which district Czernowitt is located,joined *>?h the Russians This, the cc.rresponde.it says, is regarde as the fit?. ??Kn of dissolution uf the Austro-Hungarian empire. A Cmtral Mew, dlsptcfa from Copenhagen quott- iron, the \ os.iclic I ?MitlDittd on oeg? ?, column 5 WAR TAX: $2,040,000; ALSO WINE AND CIGARS By E. A. BI.AMAN. ?Spe< la i Cetremmsmimtstt ?t Thi? Sen T..r'% Trib?ne ?n?l "I,on<)?>n Mat? mil i Dieppe (rla London). Sept. 6.? The (.imuns levied a tribute of $400.00? on the city of Amiens, alio 3,000 bottles of wine and 3,000 j cigars. The Procureur General ?i? seized as hostage for the good behavior of the civilian inhabitant?. The be? havior of the Germans in Amiens has been correct. There have been no outrage?. The indignation of neutral coun? tries, especially America, seems to have caused the Kaiser to command more moderation in the treatment of invaded region?. Lille has been fined 51.100.000; Armentieres, $100,000. and Lens, SI 10,000. The Prefect of the t>e partmeni du Nord ha?, been impris? oned. ALBANIANS WAR ON MONTENEGRO Home, Sept. il. The Catholic Al? banian tribes of Klemcnti. Skilli, Hoti. Cruda and Kastrati have formed a league agrinst Montenegro and have begun fighting The Germans hive is? sued a long appeal to the Italians urg? ing them to join in attacking Britain. The "Giorale ??'Italia" announces that King Victor Emmanuel is suffer? ing? from a contusion on the lee. caused by a fall from his horse. The injury is understood to be .slight. FORTS OF CATTARO SHELLED FROM SEA Antivari. Montenegro ?via Londonj, Sept. S.-A bombardment of the forli ? lieations in the Bay of Cattaro, Aus- | i tria-Hungary, from the sea was begun * I b\ a large French fleet, which passed northward this morning. HOW GENERAL VON BUELOW WAS KILLED j |tl> ?'??.?If to Th? Tribun? | * Outend, Sept. fi. From official Mareas arrived at to-day the exact ? circumstances surrounding the death of General Yon Buelow at the battle of Haelen were learned. At this battle a la?l of eighteen, standing alone in a mass of dead j bodies, saw, about nine huudred yards distant, an officer studying a map. The [ ..oungster crawled quietly among the corpses of his comrades until he was ? ?ithin four hundred yards of the of-' ficer. Then he took careful aim and j fired and the officer fell dead. Rushing1 up to the body, the Belgian discovered, tc his surprise, it was that of General Vea Buelow. Taking off the general's , boots and donning his uniform, he ? managed to pass through the German lines. He discarded his German helmet and put on his own cap, in fear that he might be shot. A subsequent examination of Bue low's garments led to the finding of (ierman notes to the value of 1.15,000 francs. These were discovered in a : vest pocket, and this money King Al? bert turned over to the Red Cross or- ' ganization. In the jacket was a secret pocket containing memoranda full of interesting details about the future intentions of the Germans. On hearing of the lad's brave deed, King Albert, after presenting him with the dead general's horse and pocket- , books, gave him on the spot the order of the Knight of Leopold. It is further reported that in the socking of Louvain three priceless v. orks of art were ruthlessly de? stroyed. They were Roger Vander weidel's "Deccent from the Cross," ' Diedrich Bout's "The Last Supper," and "The Martyrdom of St. Erasmus." A wonderful screen dating from 1188 was in the cathedral. The second named work was in three sections and the central piece was destroyed. The t?,o wings were seized, and one of them now is in Munich and the other in Berlin. stocbTexch??ge in berlin awaits n. y. _ I By Cable to The TrlLunc I Copenhagen. Sept. 6. The Berlin financial press says it is imponible to open the Berlin Stock Exchange until the New York Stock Exchange has started its regular business agabn, but leading Berlin financial writers agree that it will be wisest to keep the Stock Exchange closed, in order not to dis? close anything about what they^ call "Germany's financial mobilization." BRITISH LOSSES 15,151 IN 10 DAYS , London. Sept. ?.?An official list of the Britiah eaeualtiea was issued to-night. It compriaea 4.796 men. This was the third list made public and completes the casualties up to September I. It ?a? as follows: Killed? 9 officers. 33 men. Wounded?27 officers. 120 men. Missing?19 officers, 4,558 men. The two previous lists accounted torn 10.355 men. killed, wounded and missing, making a total of 15.151 in ten ?ia>a' fighting. SAYS PRIESTS WERE DRAGGED FROM COLLEGE D. L. Blount Asserts U. S. Flag Was Violated in Sack of Louvain. WAS IN ANTWERP WHEN BOMBS FELL Reports Brand Whitlock, as Savior of Brussels, Is National Hero. HIGHWAYS ARE MINED Belgians Sure They Can Prove Present Invasion Was Planned Long in Advance. I Bj? ?a hi? to 111? Tribun? 1 London, Sept. 6. Bringing a thrill? ing story of happenings in Belgium, v.herc, as driver of a motor car for the American Legation, he has had an extraordinary opportunity for observa tion, Daniel I.ynde Blount, a young American business man living in Brus sels, has arrived in London with his fa in i I y. Blount'.-? story i? one of the first connected and authoritative accounts receiveii so far. He went to Antwerp from Brussels with Hugh Gibson, the secretary of the American Legation. 1 v,ho was carrying dispatches for the State Department. They were there when the Zeppelin dealt death from the .sky and observed the devastation il wrought. Tliey pu id through the German and Belgian armies and were ;?t times in ticklish positions. Later Mr. Blount went to Louvain. where he witnessed the city's burning and, incidentally, got caught, with Secretary Gibson, Se?or Bulle, the Mexican Charge d'Affaires, and M. Pousette, the secretary of the Swedish Legation, in the middle of a vicious -kirmish, when, for two hours, they rrouched in the lee of the railway sta? tion platform, while a fifty year-old <;< rman lieutenant made reports of th?. progress of the fighting, and tinally in ought them a bottle of champagne. Flag Incident at Lou?, ain. Mr. Blount also bring.- the first story of the violation of the American flag at Louvain where -priests were taken from the American College vhich flew our ensign and the Red Cross flag. Minister Brand Whitlock has protested about this. Mr. Blount. lis well as his father, who is a well known business man and also a friend of Secretary Daniels, scarcely could dud words to-day sufficient to praise Minister Whitlock and the American Legation. Minister Whitlock is a na? tional hero in Belgium. His name is on every lip, and the Belgians lost no opportunity to cheer the American flag on the motor in which various trips were made and on the final trip just finished from Brussels to Ostend. Minister Whitlock. it evidently has beta ?ren, had his troubles with the Herman commander. When the Ger runs arrived at Brussels they de inanded an enormous indemnity in money and gr^at food supplies. It y. as discovered that this food was being shipped back to Germany A German officer said his troops had three, day1-' food, but that the) wanteii i..ore so as not to touch their own supply. Minifter Whitlock protested, declaring Brussels would be starved and a!?? stating that he, too, had the power of requisition for his own peo? ple. The Germans consented to cease M i tares for a week, which is now up. Mr. Blount doesn't know what is doing i.ow. Minister Whitlock has been loost firm and is being given credit for raving the city from the fate of Lou \an. I . S. Flag on Automobile. Describing the trip to Antwerp and return, Mr. Blount said: "Wc started from Brussels in our motor on the afternoon of August 24. We carried an American flag on the hood, also a placard saying, 'American Legation,' in French and German. We passed out of the city going very ?low? ly, perhaps ten miles an hour. Finally ?ve came to the German forces. "It was ticklish going, as skirmish? ers were hiding in the bushes by the loadside. Finally we came to the last ' of the German trenches in front of Malines. There we met a party of eight Uhlans. Thi:, was the remainder of the patrol of about twenty which had made the raid on Malines. In their midst they had two cartloads of Bel? gian peasants, who were forced to go along in front as protection, the Bel? gians not wanting to fire on their own people. The commander had a re? volver in his hand, which was kept pointing at my head all the time he held us up, discussing w-hether he would permit our passing. He finally did so, and we went on into the most ? hazardous part of our trifc the stretch | between the Belgian and Arman lines. "An uncomfortable experience K ?TM. W? got to a drawbridge. It took a lot of argument to induce the Bel- , gians to lower it. Then ?use went on to Antwerp, where the placards on the motor announcing cur nationality , created great enthusiasm. Officers Aould not look at our paper?, and the (untlnuril on page S, ?uluran 3. DIPLOMATS BEG UNITED STATES TO ASK KAISER TO SPARE WORKS OF ART IN PARIS Washington, Sept. 6.?Neutral dipl?mala hare asked Ambaaaador Her? rick, at Paris, to aound the American government on the question of making joint representations to Germany to protect certain buildings and works of art in the attack on Paris. This is the substance of official advices received to-daj. While there is no intimation that the French doubt their ability to pro? tect their capital a bombardment is regarded as probable, and the establish? ment of neutral zones and avoidance of unnecesaary destruction of world famous buildings in Paris is being discussed there. The United States is looked upon aa the natural leader in auch a move? ment, and Ambassador Herrick, It is understood, has asked for instructions. BRITISH SOUTH OF RIVER MARNE London War Information Bureau Says Allies Are Stronger Now?Personal Superiority Over Germans Evident? Superior Numbers Only Have Compelled Retreats. ?London. Sept. f?.?The operations of the Rritish army in France la?-t ?week aro reviewed in a statement issued by the official war information liiircau to-day. The statement read-: "It is now possible i?> make another general survey in continuation of that i-suetl on August -H of the operations ?t the British army ?luring the ? ?ast week "\o ?'cv- main trial ?>l strength ha? taken place. There have, indeed, been battles in varions parts of the immense ftont which in other wars w<?uld have lie. n considered operations of the first magnitude. But in this \?ar they are merely incidents of strategic yvithdrawal and contrac? tion of the allied forces, caused by tl'e initial -hock on the frontier and in Belgium and !?<? the enormous strength Which the Germans have thrown itit?? the west theatre, while suffering heavily through weakness in the eastern. "Th<- l,riti?h expeditionary army ha? conformed with the general moi-?mertt of the lr<?icn force? and acted in harmony v.itli the strategic ?conceptions of th?* French General Staff. Since the battle at Cambrai on August J'?. where the British troops successfully guarded the 1? it Hank of the whole line <.f French armies from a deadly turning attack, supported I?? an enormous fnrcr, the --??.nth French army has come int?) opera? tion on the !.riti?h l.ft. FIGHTING HAS BEEN CONTINUOUS. "Thi-, in Conjunction ?hith the fifth army on our right, has greatly taken the Strain and prr?.stirr off ?mr left. The fifth French army, in par ti.ular. i?n August 29 advanced from the line of the (?i<?e River to meet and counter th<- German forward movement, and a considerable battle dcv?-lopcd in the town of <?ui-r "In thi?, the fifth French army ?gained a marked and solid success. driving hack with heavy l?i.-s and in disorder three German army c?-?rps? j ilie IOth. the ?iitard and a reserve corpa. It i? ?-tated that the commander ??f lb'- H'lh German C'>rps was among tho-e killed. "In ?pite of this success, however, and all tin- benefits which followe?! ? ..ni iiiuril un puce ?, column I KAISER AT FRONT TO SEE DEATH GRIP Emperor's Departure for Theatre of Real Warfare Gin ?Have No Other Meaning. Says Berlin Correspon? dent, Who Calls Germans Confident. IBv Cable to The Tribune.l London, Sept 7.- "The Daily Telegraph" has received the following I from it- Merlin correspondent: . "The critical battle between France and Germany is now on. and the Emperor ha? joined the army of the Crown Prince. Thi? is "the tirst I appearance of the Kaiser in tIir theatre ??i actual operations. It can have but one meaning?a death struggle. The artnie- ?if the Duke <>?' Wurtemberg and the Crown Prince1 have been long operating to get a I foothold on Trench ?oil. No? they have crossed the Meuse and have come to ?-trip- with ten French arm> corps. The battle is raging be? ; ;orc Rethelwed and Verdun. This i? an extremel) difficult country. I The French have expected an attack from tin? ?,'.iai!rr. so they have a ?trong force concentrated there. "It mav be ?ai?l that, so tar a? France is concerned, the issue of the war rest- ?>n tlii? one conflict. The opposing forces are fighting on al ' most equal term?. Such advantage in number* a? may rest with tin ! Germans i? <>ff?ct by the French position of defence. So confident are the C'enn..ti? of ultimate suecc?? that they are beginning the movement of troop? from the western theatre of operations t<> the cast. Two corps from Belgium have entrained for Fast Prussia. "The list German force has been called out. the Landsturm, men. between the aces of twenty-five and forty-live haying been ordered to the color? Thi- must bring the number of troop.? actually under arms to 100 divisions. Neu unit? are being rushed to the front ycry day. They fill the gap? made by constant fighting, and Germait) ha? been prodigal with her son? Mine Sinks British Cruiser Pathfinder in North Sea London. Sept. ?.?The light cruiser Pathfinder, of the Britiah navy, haa been blo?n up by a mine in the North Sea. The loss of lite is not defiaitely known. The paymaster. Sydney W. Finch, ?an killed, and the commander. Captain Francia M. leake, ?a? ?ounded. Six junior officers and t?<> petty officers are musing. The Pathfinder ii the second British cruiser blown up by mines in the North Sea. She ?as of 2,94ft tons and carried a complement of 268 men. She ?a?, built In 1905 and commissioned at I'ortsmoath in October, 1913. She ?as attached to the Hrhlh Flotilla. ALLIES AND GERMANS CLASH ON BANKS OF RIVER EAST OF PARIS Official Report Tells of Engagement on the Grand Morin?Maubeuge Still Holds Out Against Attack. ____________________ KAISER SEES BaTTLE AT NANCY Joffre Said To Have Turned Enemy's Lines?Sir John French Is on Left of Invaders Germans Lose 3,000 in Belgium. Paris, Sept. 6.?The following official communication was issued to-night: "First?The allied armies have again come into contact on our left wing, under good conditions, with the right wing of the enemy on the banks of the Grand Morin. "Second?Fighting continues on the centre and right in Lorraine and the Vosges. The situation remains unchanged. "Third?Around Paris the engagement begun yesterday be? tween the allied army and the flank of the advance guard of the German right has extended. We have advanced to the River , Ourcq without great resistance. The situation of the allied armiea ' appears good as a whole. , "Fourth?Maub?uge continue? its heroic resistance." An earlier summary of an official announcement was to the effect that the allies had a successful advance guard action with ; the Germans southwest (?) of Paris. An official communication issued during the afternoon said: "The advanced lines of the allies for the defence of Parid came in contact yesterday with the right wing of the Germans, who appeared in a covering movement in strong force on our right and advancing toward the southeast. A short engagement re? culted to the advantage of the allies." Berlin (via London), Sept. 7.?The General Staff to-day ia sued the following communication: "Emperor William yesterday attended the attacks on the for? tifications at Nancy. "Two of the Maubeuge forts have fallen and the fire of the artillery is now directed against the town, which is burning in dif? ferent places. "The armies of Generals von Kluck and von Buelow north of the Belgian Meuse completely surpassed the French troops, which were' inactive August 17. The cavalry of this wing, commanded by General von Marnitz, has excellently veiled the movements of the army." London, Sept. 6.?A dispatch to "The Times" sent from Boulogne to-days says that the Mayor of that city is reported to have received a telegram ?this morning stating that General Joffre had succeeded in turning the German lines and that Sir John French had got around on the left of the German army. The German troops at Lille left there hurriedly yesterday. A Reuter dispatch from Berlin by way of Amsterdam say? the Germans are attacking the forts at Nancy and that Emperor Will? iam and the German General Staff are present there. A Reuter dispatch from Ostend says: "In a fierce fight yes? terday near Thisselt ( Belgium ) the Germans lost 3,000 men. The prisoners were taken to Antwerp." Boulogne (via London), Sept. 6.?"La Telegramme" saya the Germans who occupied Lille, Valenciennes, Armentieres, Douai and Balleuil departed quickly from these cities yesterday afternoon. Antwerp (via London), Sept. 6.?The French Legation here to-day officially confirmed the previously announced success of the Anglo-French troops, who are said to have brilliantly driven the Germans back some fifteen miles beyond Saint-Quentin, inflicting considerable losses. Washington, Sept. 6.?Dispatches to the French Embassy to? day from Bordeaux indicate the German forces in four divisions are proceeding in a turning movement toward the south rather than pushing forward to Paris. The first army, dispatches say, reached La Ferte and Montmiral; the second reached Chantilly and con? tinued southward. Rheims has been occupied by the third army? and the fourth also moved southward. FRENCH AND GERMANS IN ARTILLERY DUEL Invaders, in Villages Near Paris, Used Heavy Guns?De? fenders' Battery Threw Melinite Shells, Whose Clus? ters Could Be Seen Before Reports Were Heard. London. Sept. 0.?'I lu? correspondent of The rune*,' describing the fighting in tlie villages near l'an-, s,,}?, that ,u i ii.mtilly. Senlis .in?l ? ?h.-r places the Germans and the allies engaged in ?.'utiiwnadiitb with iutl?. ?.n?.?.;.