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give way BitBOBt d .id-n-.'-.ge. Official Communications on East Front Fighting Petrograd, Aua. u.? Ta-nighf* effinat atatrmrnt *ayt>: A* a r**ult of our IBeCABl on the River Sereth in the re?*ion of Ne* tcr.vcc and Yankovo-. the en<*my WBA compelie.l to roftre frm-, tbe fortitied position of Gl.adk. and Vorohlt-vsk. ln conjunction with the auece** arhieved by u* tn the M.-mity of the Vonaatcr t-raka N ibIbb" b*.1*b*bi Hm our Iraoaa imume.l tho ?ff?asi*ra Ib the region rorth of MoBBlton-raBA. After captur ,.g an enemy position by BBBBBlt our t.oop* advaneed to the middle Korop.oc R ver, and, afti r dr.ving the enemy from fortiftcd Watkn, def.mtely occu pied the town af Mona-.tir-.yska. One af BBI moaated machine gun do trrhments. under L.outotiant i'lechkow after hav.ng repatr. ,! the clctjtroyed bridge at Monaaterxyaka, puaned niong; U, the rear oi tha third G? and the iHtter still ,.-. was annihilat*d oj .-,10111 m... in ,h;.v? . of the eoAflBCBCt al ? i r.ioit v detachm.-titv con . advance, occupied the? *.i one. nt the JuBAtion of the RiT?r of KhoiOTBBka with tha ?er, and also the village o. Min rtta of UeUeaolipna. Tht. ? *?Ba "? Geaeral **et ch.tskv achieved an important succes* 'Ihe 1 0P? ?>* <' ehitaky, continu ? tmata fig&t in thi that ? rrdft iTharaday) evening. TBBi**aaf*ai? ba pursued the enemy. who n-'.rcatc.l i.t ihe i: ? ? Halieh. Serei aloaioBI were heard prov.ous to th evacua'ion of the town by tte er.em>. On the prciaura braug}'? to bj? ?? the enemv. he e* I ???? h:,.nk of tha k.mi Byatritaa and our dc ???"*? ' ' -a? 1.1 bank, meanwhile pouring nfle and nachii i-'teating enemy. Rasalaa ??aeaBBaa laiatwaal, ,ln carlier statement read: Fierce fighting i* BBBtiBBiBg on the River ? m the region Bl llikhliabachey, the BillaM of VbIaIu hevika. the little town of d tht- village of Zaroche. On the River Sareth our troops are adraai fUSL 5!" , ? emv is making a iaeaArate rc I BBtWMB detensive Jotwitiv ':T"rt?,, 0 nW our , ? gallanl troops. under ikbaroff, by a aanaa of re peated attacka, puahed the enemy' out of villaget and wooda on the nght bank of thl I hav.ng reached the ridge commar.d;'.g the height-. they are Aghting bafore the village of 1 tosi Rnr>o> i-.,'rnvnf One of our eavalry regiment* at tackcl tha eBAfl ' ? ? ?"*?*' H second attack on the flur.k of the dense . - of (lermnT.- thraw them into eomplete diaordar. Ib thi* way the.r advance was itopped. In this r- . ' troops of General Kkk took in battle* between August 4 and August 10 a total of 1026? offlcen and 13,000 men. In ad r l.ii.i.i wounded A,. I and Germans were ci.t.'ur.-d. Thi* rumber ll itaff "tl.c rs, 104 lieutenant.* and 4,872 men. who wei-l taken in one day'* battle on Auguat ? (, Tho l< I enemy ifl killed or arounded, according to the state? ments of priaonara, were enagaAoaa. Monnstcrzyska Occupied. ln Iha region of the M onasterzyska N'iiniow Railway the i-aeeaaaai of our troops are developing. and they con II-. , ' o-.ir Infantry rogim-' ? . I vt ng driven out the enemy ? thi- village ?f Dabenka, bb tha Rhra* Koropiee, broke iflto the loatherB part of tha ? r/yska. where fighting ?inuing. The enemy forces, con German*, launched where wera V* I took here 2,500 men and the commander of an Austrian regimer.- thl int ire rein : ':iin. "In a weiterly direction our troops reaehei: the left hank of the Zlota I.ipa, dariflg tha eniracemeut the :.ii7iuiivl.ii aad takmjr more than 1,000 ^ual )'' ?""?**? One of oarOn nbarg Caasael reflmenti launched here a eavalry uttack. Uking moro than 200 priaoaan and eapturiag ? '!:s- A A German refimeat, ?--rt**<-. "iraaaefl the River /.lota Lipa* .".?ar the Mi'ar cf 2a ta*apta*d a eouaVei At i:,rk Uob we oceupl#a, bai th cnormous loaaea. Oar i brave ea*ralry detaehmeata, hav.ng ?>. ,,f the Kiver Zlotu Lipa, attai k< d the n | allad i aemj ??? ': punu ? fr hank ol the Dl the bend to the ?outh of the rillag-e of ITBtiaalelaBa i?outh areat of N naml er of priaonara taken durina ' ?""1 ;' imnuiii * ta Iti t<<3 direction of Btanialau our troop* reached with their right flank outh of Mariam pr.i, i I o reaehed the right bank of the Byatritaa, where they are eonatrueting bridgei. ln tha ragioa of Vorakhta ai I Chiheal our troops capt .-vit'. I.erman Slatement. Bt ?. Aug. 11. l'? > ? ' nai ttatt ibbbI oagi: l-iont of Arehduke Charlaa Franci*: ., and in the angle formed bj the Dniester and 'rong Flu- ->: - :i fareaa at? taeked u Tha iuperioa!ty of the en ? Iled tha brara defenden to i? nl .,,in. Our counter Kttacl ted itorming attacka af the enemy and brought the light to h atandstill. A rogrouping of the al? lied , reutonic) troopa, which wai or take into account the altered positions of the Russians, is now takn.g place ln tl thiaai the enemy made fulile effortl IO wraal frorn us advan? tage* we had gaitted south of Zahie. ? t of Field Marsh.il von Hinden? burg Between Wftzniew LhIm* aml Smorgon aml in the region Borthaaal of Krivn numeroui weaa B ?n at? tacks were ? aaily. thr Stokhod front, the enemy, after th<- wrai m i iffarad ba him m the ia-* fea daya, limited hia opera ? ted artillery ac? tion*. local att*cks atUmptOd by the enemy wes' of Nobel Lake, near La : ?w, hihI *outh of Zarocae, reaultad unfortui ately for him. The fighting iaitiated south of Zaloeie aaaumad ea ., proportioni The Ruaaian at? tack, which tamporarily gaiaad lomi 5round between Bialoglow* and Horo >-*707.e, hu- been itemmad by Garmaa II attacks Strung enemy attacks ni t> ?- Troscikt-.izo region were re : arith heavy loiABI to the at :? forcea. Attempta by the en ?o gain some advantage on the gereth aoutheail of Horodyaxoaa failed hopelessly. Auatrian Announcemenl. The Auxtriav report ot AatOAMl 10 rrads: Front of Arehduke (harles Franci*: On the be "; Iable I t'ar pathian region i a Russian attack wu lapulaad. Thi enemy xestenUy got into sharper touch with the troops of General von Koeve.-^ iB fighting fa the Delatyn dis? trict* iweat ol ' ' rth of Niznioff i on the Dnicati r, twentj east of Stanin-fiui repeated attacks of the Ru'-iai.* *'i*e averywhen repulsed. FRENCH CAPTURE COMBLES RIDGE; GAIN ON MEUSE Fochl)rivesWed#eNearer Goal, Prepares for Flank Attack. BRITISH STRENOTHEN LINES ALONG SOMME Advance Toward Martinpuich and Repulse (icrman Coun tor Charges. [11, .?'> t. TV T I ondon. Aug. 11. Combles now ia BSlioasly threatened by the Freneh ad vaacs in l'l.-ardy. Koch's troor- N ' turned to the nttack this- afternoon nno wre?ted from the Germans the line ? | the ridge running from a B?iBt ? sruth of Maarspai to Hem. The aassasslOB of these heights gives ths Krench a vantnge ground from i which they ean en?ily BV h w.-tward j and flank Combles. whieh is n jBBd SS pont of roads leading to Bapaume.. North of Hem wood they i.x.k by storm a strongly fortified quarry ar.d Iwo imall wor,,is. These gaiai itrsufthsa the position on the Maurepas ridge Thus Koeh is driving B WsdfS into the German line, with its apex pointed ( directl*/ at Combles. As in the earlier j Sl the offensive. the next Krench rr-ove douhtlcss will be to widen thia v.i Ige both Borthward and eastward, This advance will bring Koch's line I clcser to Combles and straighten the ? fiont to PetrOBBO, at the same time | the Allies another east and west 1 t,( frnm which the Germans ean be , i attacked on the Bank British Strengthen l.incs. The British are making no ipeetaea* lar gains. but are strengthening their ..ns and nibhlmg their way slowly toward Martinpuich. The fighting on H. Ig'l line is unceasing. but the heaVy hlawi of the tirst darys have been suc? eeeded by ? stsadp aattoriag that ia weakeaiug the Teuton line e.nd keeping tl.e enemy from withdrawing imy men j i lo other fronts. Kor the Krench to-day's fighting 'again dSfBOBStTBted thn! the Germans. 1 cannot withstand a sudden stroke. An ; other of the sharp thruets that have! ! marked the Allied strategy in the West ! won for the Krench several trenches I and other strong positions. Berlin report? almost continuous at? tacks on both the Bntish and the Krench fronts. The heavy guns keep! up the eonstaat chorus, presagmg ! greater netivity soon. None of the numerous Allied attacks has suceeeded, ! according to Berlin, but the German : reports do not tell of a single counter attack. Apparently the offensive alOBf ! thc Scmme is confined to the Allied fotec* entirely. Around Verdun there has come an- j other lull in the battle. Paris reports, bt, however, that the first and ? second lines of the Krench were bom- ' I barded heavily. A renewal of the fight ; for the fortress seems imminent. German Trenches Carrie<l. To-night's Freneh statement says: "To the north of the Somme thi afternoon wn* marked by an infantry attaek which was brilliaatl*" earried out and whieh suceeeded enmpletely. Sev? eral German trenches were capture.I I y cv-jr ioldiera, and our troops ootabliahed a new Ime on the ridire to ihe south of . Maorepai and along the road ronnect m;v that village and Hem. "To thc north of the Hem wood a powerfull.' fortitied quarry and two small S/aodl fell into our hands. "ln the course of this tijrhting we | took prisoner IM unwounded men and ? captured 10 machine puns. "To the sou'h of the Somme the ar- ' t illery fighting is inlense. "On the Verdun front our first nnd second lines in the regions nf Chattan- ' eOBli nud in the Douaumont-Kleury ser tor have been bombarded." Krench Gain on Meu*e. aneenent rt "North of the Somme our artillery direetcd a deatmetive fire against the -??-. of the enemv. ln tii.- course | ? ? ? .t ."..- ue t(,nk prisoaers .pture.l two marblne guns in the i smnll woo.i northeaat'of Hardeeoart "i?n the left hank of the MSBBS I (Verdaa front) we made ? lorpriae at tnek on n Getman trench ea?t of Hill 804 r.nd brought back prisoners. Os the right bank of the river there was 'the usunl artillery fighting, as well as akirmiehing with gren_des northweal of I hiaumont work. Oa tho remainder Of the front intermittent artillery Bghting oeeurred, "(i'i the night of August P 10 Freneh aenal sqasdrOBI bombarded the railway in nnd barrneks hi Vou/ieres and the station at Bazancourt." British Report. To-night's British communieation say? : "Betwaea the Ancre and the Somme the situation ir unehanged. On the ?f the British front there is nor? mal trench warfare " Vi earlier announcement read: "I .,-! night the enemy oponed hSBTy ?1 rifle tire on High Wood, followed hy an artillery bar rage Oa Ihe rars. area. We replied vely, and no hostile attack de? vi loped "North of Ba/.atitin-le-I'etit we made furtli- takiag a short length 0r trenehei Bl 1 mflicting considerable loia 01 At ,r.: l.r> a. m. the enemv made a determmed coun'er at- ; tack on the trenches captured by us. I This attack w.i> repalsad with further, h.-.ivv loss to the enem\. Northwest of Forieres we also ad- | \anccd our line slightiy at certain 1 plaeea. "Ni ar Neuville-St. Vaast we cvploded ' a mme last night and occupn crater with little opposition. South of Ypns we sueeessfully raided aj raiaed fsrm in the enemy's linea. On the remainder of the front there was t.o event of importanee. The German statement saya: "Nativi and Britiah troops attacked I north of the Somme w-.thout resuit "Frequently tepeaed storm attacks by Krench troops llightl) to the north | oi the river met the unyielding resist I ance of Si_xon reserve detachments and ' failed." *?* ?BREMEN" CALL A HOAX. SHIPPING MEN DECLARE New london Busy .'reparinR for Undersea Merchantman. TJenreaentativrs of the North Gsf man Lloyd an.l Hamburg Aneti !Bfl lines denied yesterdny that they were ? >r had been mnking any preparatiOS for the arrival of the aadcrSSS frcight Bl Bremen, which has heen expected at some American port for lOTlial week*. Farly Ifl the day a wireles-- call from nn utndentifled vessel. *.upi>o?ed to be aotaewhsn on the Atlantic outside the Hook, reached the Telefunken wireles* ? , li. re. l.nter the ? trar'gcr re , herself a- a eollii r, an.l the si tii'er aigned hll call D. B. C. the r-rivate wireleai ilgaal of the North German Uoyd -team-Inp Breslau. tied up m New Orlesns. Shippmg men and operator? nt th" wn, less itatiom expnssed the opinion that the call wns the work of some amateur with a >-enseof humor. In New London. Conn , prepsntiOB for the reception of the Bremen weal forward iM haste. More crirpenters wera added to the force of sixty now constructing the warelmuse foi the re ? ia of the ressel'i eargo on the Bew million-.lollar pier. Betting among the Mimmer residents ara hriSB, Odd* that the submarine Would arnve within twt-nty ? four hoBIS laat i ? aers sl even moaey. Wsgsri that the craft would arrive within a week were raads at 3 to 1 hh.1 l ta I. Jamoa L MeOereera, collector of the porls of Connectieut, arrived in New London and Conferred with Joseph Comstock, deputy collector. GERMAN SOCIALISTS WOULD TALK PEACE Appeal Again Made to Chancel lor to Rcniove Han. Btrlia, Aug. 11. The PocialiM Na? tional Committee to-day is<ued an ad dre*s. stating thnt the committee hns renewed its appeal to Dr. von Beth mann-Hollweg, the Imperial Chancel lor. to lift the embargo on the diseus Bion ef pear* conditions. The eom? mittee in its appeal deelare* that the Germaa people are fighting "in self defence in a wnr foreed on them by their enemies"; fighting and siiff. ring f.-r the security of their count i- i litical independence and the eeonomic right to exist. The committee nsks Socialist or gaaisatloas to preparc to circtilate a l ? tion demanding such a peaee as will secure the friendship of neigh horir.g nation-.. of Germany's terri torial integrity an.l the de\ elnpinent of eeonomic frccdotn. FINDS ELLIS ISLAND "CLEAN" Bseratary wilson Report* f'harge* of Immoralilv I'nfnunded. Washington, Aug- 11. Charges of RepreeentatiT/e Bennet that Immoral conditiona have developed at the Kllis I immigration station, under the administration of Commissioner Kred rrie C. Howe. nie deelared to be an founded in a report submitted to tv.?* liouse to _sy by Seeretary Wilson. 'Ihe Seeretary inelosed b report of an tnquirv made recently by Byron il. Lhl, of "the I.abor Department. Mr. Bennet'i resolution reqaesting a Cob onal iBTestigation never has beea on. ITALIANS CAPTURE DOBERDO PLATEAU ( ..iiiii-ii.-.l rrom |iag* I at ZsgOia and three more on the I'lava ? , between Gorisis and Tolmino. London obsetvers eonsider such an ex'ension of thc attaek cxtremely likely, in view of the weakne-- of tho Aaatriaa liaa. Thii weakBi srsi demOBStrsted in the quieknesi <.f ii.. riaia'i f?H. ?nd again in the rlctory on the Doberdo plateau 10 day. Whilo the Austnan reserves aie BngSt$ed ifl Galicia, trying to item the Ruaaian ad rance, the Italian opportanity liaa in assaulting the Teuton line OB a wido front Kinjj of Italy and Cadorna Flooded with Conf*ratulations Rome. Aug. 11. Popular sathasiaSm is itt high pitch throaghoal ltnly. < ss gratulationi are poaring in from all parta of th.- world to King Victoi Bmmanael and Genemi Cadoraa on the (.orizia vietory. Tbe King and the COmmoadei in ehief have l.een partii ularly pleaood by meaaogei fram Italiam in New Vork ar.d ether parts of the Ufl ted St;.' Ihe Third Army. under eommand of the Duke of Aosta, whieh il still ing th.- braal of tne fighting, hai von high prais*. as well as mueh sympathy ob accouoi sf its loaaes. Th.- duke, before the battle began. called on his army to fight and will "m the name of your mothers, your W.t/OB, your sistatl and your country." Civilians Overjoycd When Italians Knter Gorizia I'ans. Aug. 11. ?** Kntcnng Gorizia by the Via I.eone the ,-ight thal SMStl the eye is most striking," telographl the "I'etii Partsien's*1 corroapoadent on the Isonzo tront. "It was here that iriOUl battle WB1 fought for po? ,n of the citv. The hou II IN half doatroyed bv ihelli or riddled with builetl rhl ground is strewn with bodies, uniforma. helmt-- and rifles. The artillery duel continued BOOTi heads and enemy aeroplan-^ whirled arross the sky. ihoi sl by our ganners, while m the distance eould be heard the furious clacking of machine gun-. "The ipeetacll hef'-re us ?a< superb. (iver an iron bridge our batl paaaed sl ? trot. ihe Auatrian ar tillery sent towsrd them whirlwinds of shells. the smoke from which com plotely blotted OB! our columns from time tO ' me. When the imskl blew still proceediag oi their triomphonl way. Tha men of the line legin.' Otl yelli.l. wepl and clapped their hands n their enthusiasm BOB-l of the gunners fell wounded, but the bridge wai passi.l and our guns began to gsl BOBI the saemy, MAl SOOB as one poaeed 'be first and got iatO the city the I of things changed completely. Not mai life was resuniitig its cour-e, Bfl I bad not been for the OChoOl I struggle one would not have known thal ? battle wa* . prsgn nearby ln the Corso, one of the pnncipnl strei t-. a big iafe WOI OB4 B, tilled Wlth officers, loidiers an.i civiliaas, thi troopi and fitissni fraternixing freelj in then joy over the Italian entry n.t. the city. Our flag* floated from the windows <-f aM the hou-. > "The population has almost a!l re turned, ior it had not fled. The Aus? trians foreed thc inhabitants to leave the eity itself, hut thev remained .-??out the environa of the place nwauing the rotroe! of the . ni rr-v ? , make I raj Day's Official Reports on Italian Offensive Ri?>'c. Aug, /.'.?Ta dag'i Wnr ' '?? otatomoni follat Yesterday the 'i>l Army continued w,th inereased pre^ure thi attick OS GERMANS SHELL BRITISHWARSHIPS Aeros Score Hits on Ves? sels Off the Flcm ish Coast. ALLIED AIRMEN RAH) ZEPPELIN SHEDS Bombard Hncmy's Wnrks at Brussels. Mons, Namur and Courtrai. I.ondon, Aug. II. Aerial nctivity con Itinue* on all the battlefront*. Rriti*h aqaadroBa, eompriaiag aiBty-aigbt ma-, i ch.nes, have carried out *uece**ful ! raidl on enemy works at Rrussels. MOB . Namur, BuslgBf Md Courtrai, lloalng two Mraa dBriag these opera-1 tion*. . (ierman aircraft bombarded Rritish i arat ve**el* off the Flemish coast on Wedneaday last, aeoriag M-reral hits. | ar.d the same day raided the Ru?sian aeroplane lUtiBBfl on the iRland of Oesel, off the Gulf of Riga. Hriliwh Raid Foe's I'oul*. The Hritish report on aerial opera tions says; "Baaiaai aamaraai dail? raida, sorn* ? iful loag diatanee raida recently have been carried out by the flying igalaal tha following objeetWea: Zeppelia ihede at Braaaala. railway laidinga at Mons, railway lidingi and airftmp ihedi at Namur, Buaigny rail? way itatioB (twiea), Caartrai railway I itatioa (twiea). Of tha ai-tty-aight ma Ichinei which pnrticipated enly two failed to return." Tha (ierman announcement rcads: "A sr-iiailroti of our senplanes on the [afternoon of Aagaatt I laeeeaafall-" at-J with bombs Britiah monitora"] yrl,u\ |,K-nt foreai off the Flemish eoHst, obtainiag Bararal dctin.iely establ.shed hita "im the same dav the RuaaiBB aero? plane Nations at Aerensburg and Le ; hara. on the island of Oeael, WArA ? ?' ' tacked by several (ierman an iqaadroni : with good raaalta. a Bumbar of hil be i ing obaervad. An aeroplaae ihelter 1 building wai badly damaged, the roof : collapatBg. Of the en- plaaei whieh , aaeanded for tha dafaaea, one was ob 1 hged to deacaad. Rntlweil llombarded. "Pespitc th* heavy fire of the Rriti*h and Russian foreei all the aeroplane* i-eturned undamuged. "Mn t)i,. nighl of Aagu I ~ enemy alr men dropped several befllbfl on Rott well, Wur-rtti mberg. A dwelling house wai bil Bnd aoraral peraaai were wounded. No military damage araa done." "Austro-Hungarian naval aeroplane" on Ihe night af August B succes.-fully bombarded hoatili battery poaitiona at the moutn of tha laonao and the hoatile naval station ot" Gorgo." sa*? an Aus? tria', itatemenl inued to day. "The thfl BBB bfiehala and San Martino f-ec ?orr, whieh bad bagan on ihe '.uh in stant, and suceeeded in capturing very *trong defeneei of the enemy between the vippaceo and Manti Co ieh. Tha enemy WBI ronted completely and re ,-ast of Vallone, l-avn.g. however. -troug raarguardi on l ima Debeli and -,n Hill 121, eaal of Moafalcoi - We occupied Rabbia BBd San Martino .i.i Carae aad tha whole of the Da bardo Plataaa, raaching tba line of the Vallerie. I tha enemy ll holding OUt ifl trenches on the line of Ifontfl G ibriele and Monte San Marto, tha western slope* of which and the liin* of the Vertaibisaa already have been reached by our troops. On the ro?t of the front the enemy. made tbe usual demonstrations, whieh everywhere wera daalt with ia fully. The number of priaaneri and the quantity or material taken from the enemv inerca-es COBtinaally, Enemy aircraft dropped bomb* on i Venice and on the Gfndo lagOOB, Build \aga were damaged, Imt r.o one was A aquadroi of Vo lin machine* yeeterday renewed Ihe bombatdmeat af I the Preraeina railway *tation. where ? ii from loil pOaitiOBI w?s being ! removed. The aviatoi eladad 'he fire of ariti-aireraft artillery and 1*01 ' *af*l*T after dropping forty homl.i the station, which WBI rompletelv d> stroyed. \u*lrian Slalement. Vienma, Aug. 11. Thr following offlcial nnnountenteni was ist '?<! ta day: 1 ii conaequenei i lal ioa of Ithe Oorllia bridgehead the town h*s also heen given up. Our position* on ?he Doberd beer raad taited without moleitation by the en ?ny a'tor renewed Italinn been repulsed. In this district our troops took prisoner during the la*' few daya l.ion men. Six eannon could ? '. taken Ib after the enemy's en tranre into the bridgehead *kfl. tha I ttacked four timei at Zagora and three times oa tha Plava il. ighl . All tha attack weri eraahed I-, .. ,r i. i itance. Ob tha ivio'i front several hostilr attack* failed. Italian Flags Adorn Gorizia. Says Northcliffe London, \ | 12 Lord Northcliffe,. dii p.it -ii to "Tl frBB" Goriaia, dated Thurada*-, say: ? tirmly Italian. The billboards BIA still covered with Goi man ad*rertiaem?ntl and (ierman new paper* itill hang in tha raci<-i aataide tha shops. but brillianl Italian flagi fluttered from 'he win loWB of vil!*?. and the inhabili ? sig- ? ta thfl ai taaaa ai graj -clad m fantrj who iweep their way through the eity on Ihe way to the con.pi'-st of ??(). ? . . th,* Italian BBd Austrian trBBchea, ? heen uithin other. So accurate wa* the Italian artillery ? teel till inl '?? . those nf the ?' with a kind o?' wickerwork almoM a . the Gei man trenches oa thi Borame. M0fl our left rose Mount Sahotin->, the kaj I nidabla Goriaia br.ilgehead. Whefl 1ns* Sunday the the II ll -. Co:: | bardmenl thal h 11 ia aadly marred the charm of Gorizia, eBBABd the Austn- I . fll | HoA 111 .. ,S th<" fact that among tha bt laden witn hot rotla for the Austrian off.cer?' breal Thfl rritei iaterriaa ed I autaaaat ' int Cadoi ir-.-chief of the Italian forces in Gorizia. i 'Though worn out by the continuous ' ,.- linci i ii I.ord \\tf?. "thoBgl BBBBBBBB, and, ?ral wa* BffBBtpt and alert. i hope tfl do better. (iene- | I r.ow several miV?* beyond Gariaig, and I the eavalry is gettmg to work.'" naval aernrdane* returned undamaged deapite violent ahelling." A Krench statement. read*: "On the Kth instant an enemy aero plane was brought down ifl BBSSSS ??* ?Idi our lines to the BSBth ot Doui.u mont by a pilot of the American ai|Uadron." PLAN NEW BRITISH TAXES Trade*. I'nlf.n CsagraSS Will COnUWtmt KeronHirucllon After War. London, Aug. 11. VVith a view to meeting the problem of reronst riietion after the war, sweepmg resolution* will he submitted to tl ? Tl?dSS UBlSB CoBffTfasS next month, says "Tii ?'" Mail Gazette." Ihe resolutions will tall for a eom pulaory trade saion m.-mbership, n eompulaory forty-eighl hour week for all trades, a minimum wage of .!" ahillings for all adult workers and a -late iinemploymetit wage system for every on.' . To meet the cost of the war the *?*? lowiBg proposals nre advanced: A heavier graduated taxation on large income*. ? pceial tax on Und values, an increase of daties on the states, a gradaatad taxation oa eapital, the natioaalisaties of railways. mines. ahipping, banking nnd insurance nnd the eoBSCriptiOB of wealtn. BIDTOU.S.SEEN IN ASQUITH STAND "Nation" Asks if HeWants Ameriea to Help Guar? antee Peaee. London. Aug. 11. "The Nation" this week calls attention to the hitherto little notired clause in Premier As (inith'a apeech of August 4, in which he referred t.. the safegunrds against war as re^ting on th" common will of Kun.pe, but "not of Europe alone." "The Nation" asks whether this is a r*ply to President Wilaon'i speech of May 27 and nn invit.ition to Amer? iea to piir-u* h policy of guarantees and. if so, hopes that Foreign Min? ister Grey will expan.l it into a rea *oned expi>u'tion of policy. "The Nation" takes the view that Ameriea ii anxious to mediatc i" she f.-ar:. Kurope is mining herself, and againat ? weakened Earopi dreadi the sdVsat of a great Far Kast? ern power. In a speech on Mav 27 la-.t at the dinner of the League to Fnforce Penco, in Washington, President Wilson men tiaasd certain principle* which. he deelaroe*. the I'nited state* orished to tee SStahlishsd. These principle* were: I i at every people has A right to choose the aovep-ignty under which it -hall l.ve. That the small states of the world n right to enjoy the snme re ipOCt for their sovereignty and for their territorial integrity that great nations expeet. ! || the world ras n right to be ?'?.. rr.ni every ilisturbance of it-i peaee that has its origin in nggrca sion and dlsregard of the rights of peoplea and r.ation*. A univi-rsal association of the na? tion* to mniiitain the inviolate se eurity of tha bighwoy of the sea-< for the eommon an.i unhiadered use of e.ll the nations of the world. That the I'nited BtatSS is willing to become a narttier in any feasible asaociation of nations formed in or? der to realise theae objeeta and maki), them SSCare against violations. RUSSIA UNWAVERING, NEW OFFICIAL ASSERTS Sturmer Says Ciar Will Support Rritain in Everything. I'etrograd. Aug. 11. The rumors which were circulated after Premier Starmer*a appointment ai Foreign stin iater that Russia might entertain pro | for senarate peoCO have el cite I a definite deaial of such a possibility from the new PoroigO Miaister. To a cerreapondenl >.f the "Baasky Blo*/oaM Promiai Bl irmor aaid: "I deaire to atrengthen the public be-l lief that the ehange in th.' post of For-1 eign Minister mnsl bo! be eoasidsrsd in ,in> sease sn indicatioa of the raris-l t,,,r. ,.;' Ru i ths line of eoa ,!u.-t of the '.-?? t two yesrs towo ' i.llu . lh, ' with them will nol 1.. ehongi o "Raaaia eonaiders i1 hi r .'.'ity to sup? port all meaaarea Eaglsnd desn pliah w:th reg. ni .,, (iermany, and I, a- I tool in the hands of the mr, will do my beil to work bond in hand with our allies an.l will itrivs ti. itreaathea th.- friendahip between Russia, l'.r.ijar-.d :.r,,l I?Tano?." R. R. PLANS MERGER OF SOUTHWEST LINES Projocted Holding Company Will Have $250,000,000 Capital. Phil Mk li ? . t ;" 11. The Peaasyl \.,' , Railroad Company plans a con ? ? ,,f it- lontnweatern lines into one holding company, with an authorr'. .1 eapital -?">?*- of |260.< ooo. The lmes include the Pittsburgh. Cineinnati, Chieago A St. Louii WBy, known Sl thi "Panhan.ll." iyi tem; th, Vandalia Railroad Compaay; the Pittsburgh, Wheeliag i Kentueky ? . ? .*, ? derson Beit mpany, and the ih ? "i Railway Company The to be knnun i Pittaburj . I i einnati, Chieago Jk St. I li ood I ompaay. The linei ir.vol-.o,' cover a mileage af ar proximately 2,560. The total outatand ? ? ? comb ned roa li eqnal , t whieh I ? Pei apptoxirr.rr ? In tne interchan.e rf storks in the incing arrangemenl this total of |6S,1_S,0] I arill go into -5-7.: ' - I -.snrO the nen holding eompany, SHE LOST DAD'S DOG AND DAD LOST HER Irene Wiesner Disappears After F ather Scolds Her. Iren? VV ? ner. ttfteon years old. left her home al I8Z6 B.i'h Avenue. Bath Beach, Wedneodaj evening. to take her I father'i twe Great l?ane dogi for an I \ .r later the girl .-ame ) bl had lost one ,,f the Her fath*r. Herman W lesner, told l hertn ok far thi ,- ,| bai not been seen I time. I ? ilarm wa? sent cut for the child last her father and SthCIS have aearched the rhood in vain. BRITAIN UPHOLDS THE BLACKLIST Lord Robert Cecil Says Empire Cannot Forego Its Right to Control Trade. NEUTRAL PROTESTS TO GO UNHEEDED Sweden Told That HaRiie Con? vention of 1907 Is Consid cred in Operation. I.ondon, Aug. II. "I'ersonally I rannot ?-? anv way by whieh we can forago our BBdaabtad right to pre? vent our *uhject? from providing |B> <ources of trado to our enemie*," cried I.ord Robert Cecil, Mini'ter of War Tr-ide, in di*cussing to-day the latest development* in Great Bri'ain's eco? nomic warfare. "There la not. likely to be any change in the policy of the Allie* a* a result of neutral protest*," he continued. "Italy by her action i* merely follow- ' itil* the policy outlined at the Paru , eonferencfl '' Lord Robert eonfirmed reports pub II hed in flaaneial eireiea that out , standing contract* of Hnti*h in?urance companies with firms on the British | blacklist will not be interfered with | i by the government. Pi*cu**ing relation* with Sweden, thfl War Trade Minister called attren- j tion to the exchange of note* between i ! Great Britain and Sweden, which cor- \ r?*?pondence i* ready to be laid on the j | table of the Hou*e of Common*. H- | 1 pointed out that one note dispatehed i ! by the Foreign Office of the Swedl*h i ' government elalmed that both tbfl ; Swedi*h government and the Germar ' (averflmenl adarittsd that the Bague eatiofl of 1901 concerning mail righta was inoperative in the preaent war bocaUBfl il had not been ratifie 1 by all the nation* attending the con? ference. I.ord Babaii declared there had been ' i no change in the policy of Great Brit | ain regarding the Netherlands Over i *eas Traat "I do not know the facts on which ' American shippers are hasing their romplaint*," he iaid, "but 1 a*?ure you that we have not changed our attitude toward the trust I can explain, how? ever, a possible detention on the clausc of the agreement which ipoeiAefl that I the government ha* a right to detain any trust consignment until doubt a-* to it* de*tination has been satisfac torily explained." American shipper* to Holland are hombarding the British governmen* arith proteati a* a result of dflteationa I of cargoes consigned to the Nether landi CrraraeaA Trust. It is under-, ftood here their protest may be backi 1 | hy diplomatic m-tioii at Washington. Lord Robert Cecil Would Censor Only German News Hv CaBta b n.- *rrfl*-M i london, Aug. 11. Diacuaiing the British censorship to-day, aa eom pla ned of by American enrrespondents in Berlin, I.ord Robert Ocil told The Tribune: "1 am not the censorship man BBd do not believe in a censor ihip generally. Ai regardi tha Britiah per- and 'he Amencan corre-; ipondentl in I.ondon, they are natural- ' |y amenable to the defence of tho ren'm regulations so far a* the censor ship ii et bi ?; ti ed. Then fore, u la prad cally unneeeaaary. BbI we have no hold OB earraBpandOBta in Germany, therefore we are obliged, for the sake of selt" protection, tn censor their mes pasaing through here. as we hnve t perfect right to Ho. I believe this is the one initance wher? ft censorship i* ible." RELIEF SHIP SAILS T.oe* lo Itescue. *f Shackletnn's Men on Elephaat island. I.on Ion, Ang 11 The Aataretifl re liet* ship Discovery. which has bflflfl placed al the dtaeoaal of the Bntiih Admiralty for use in the etTort to th ' marooned mm of Sir Krnest Shackleton's expedition, on F.lephant Ialand, lailed from I'lymouth Sound - ?'. r Poii Btaali y, Palklaad Island- . Bir Krnest will embark on the !>i* covery at that port in another effort ? nh BlephBBt Island. SENATE DOUBLES INCOME TAX Inntlniiril from (ingjr. 1 - or BBBBMraibla vessels or boat.*, ll all pay for each taxable year an ex cise tax of 10 per centum upon their entire net protitst BCtually received or acerued for said year from the sale or diipoiitiofl of such articles manu factured within the United Stati - "And every eorporation selling or manufacturing any material entering into or u ie I as * eoraponent part in the ifactura of any of the articles irated ihall pay for ench taxahle year an evcise tax nf 10 per cen'um upon their net prolits BCtuall) ? 1 or acerued for said year from the sale or disposition of such material so entered into." A* passcd by th* House, the bill ? an internal revenue tax on mu? nition* on the same prmciple that a tn\ ia levied on tobaeei and eigara. with no regard to th" praflt or loss of tlie manufneturer whatever. The House war munition* tax section arouid produce a revenue, :t was esti mated. of 166,000,000, while the pn plan of a tax of 16 per tflB' nn prafttl v o ild yield about |45?000,000 Much Onnosltion Seen. "?'? i :? tha lati il plaa il far from having a unanimous support. and it ,s quite likely to h" changed by the cau Cttl or even by the Senate. Whether *he House would yield tn any moditica tion of ita direcr 'n'erna! revenue tax,, M-^ardiess of prorits, is also a serious : oueition. Clauda Kitchin. chairman of '--e Wayi and Mear.s CommittAfl of h" House, is outspoken in his deterrninv ?vi'. "the ivce.sive cost of pri' parfldaaaa heuped upon the people musl be paid by leviej, on the m?-n who are making gigantic pro"t* out of the man ufacture of munitions." As Mr. Kitchin the confereiu-e committee which thrashes out the difTerenc ?wren the two h.ouses. his view* on this OB are of con?iderable importance .ring what the ultimate outcom-' will be. The elimination of the tax on copper. ?lae *nd lead, ?ave so far a* they \re :-i.nent part-" of munitions, will al*o meet with consideranle opposition from tho.e Ser.ators from .-tates not produeiag thaaa miaerala, who aalia* ? that the rary grea* prosperity of tho.ie j interests should pay its part of th? [ government's expenaes. | Tne enthuafaam for Prance impired by ' La'ayef.e is re-inapired by Pernar. HERE it no aaltineg* in Perrier, that ia one of the reaaon* why it quenchet hot-weather thirst?and why it com binea to perfeetly with wines and spirit*. Bubbling milk l.l ( U'H Carbonie Gas, For dt lurt r??'-'i Lwionadt or High-bnll. p?HCH HATUH^ , aPA4.1l'*. I TABLE ?- WATER ^Stgtf.^9 OhtainabU at all htth clats MMsb, R'iiaurants PKRRIKR, Ltrl., 51- Longi.rrBHp. Brm :?????? : t and Orocett -?' <"? N V. RUSSIANS LOSE HAMADAN, PERSIA Continue to Falt Back Be? fore Strong Turk Advance. OTTOMANS SUFFER HEAVILY IN EGYPT British Fire Thins Enemy's Ranks in Region East of Suez. London. Aug. 11. The Turkish forces in Persia continue to sweep forward. Petrograd admits to-night the with drawal of the Russian troops from Hamodan. Southeast of Lake Van and in the coast region east. of Kerasun the Russians pushed forward and cap? tured one town. Fighting between the Bntish and Turkish forces in Egypt east of the Suez Canal continues, with no impor? tant success for either side. Turkish counter attacka caused British cavalry to fail back, but the Turks later re ? red te their entrenchments, the Brit? ish statement says. The Russian statement reads: "Caucasus Front: l.'nder Turkish prcssure our troops have withdrawn from Hamadan I Persia). j "In the coast region to the east of Kerasun our troops have taken the | little town of Elleu. An attack made by the Turks to the west of Giumichan was repelled by our troops. "Southeast of Lake Van, in the re? gion of the village of Nerj, and north of Sakkiz, in Persia. in the region of Rotnno, our troop* pushed the enemy back far a considerable distance to the west." The British announcement aays: "On August 9 the Turks. who were holding a line runninrr anproximately north and south through Birlebad, with their right on the Bardwil La goou and their left thrown back in a curve to the southeast, were heavily pressed BB our mounted troops. They mad- three counter attacks, which ?rere all repulsed. About 2 p. m. they made a general counter attack along the whole line. Our cavalry then fell back slowly. "Our guns shelled large stacka of stores and convoys at a distance of only 2..i vards, the Turks replying to this bombardment with what are reported to be six-inch howitzers. "The enemy's strength is estimated at about MM men, including a freih regiment whieh waa not engaged in the aetloni at Romani. His casualti*s were very heavy. "()n thi l"th our cavalry remained in ,,!,*ervation of the enemy, who re? turned to th?ir intrenchments." Turks and Typhus Menace Syria; 60.000 Already Dead London, Aug. 12. A correspondent ef "The Times," recently returned from Syria, writes coneeming conditiona j there: I "The state of the people is paat all ' belief. It il iBtimatea that from 6^,000 ] t0 ?.... i iv.- died from s'arvation in North rn Syria. The Turk-< are pro eoeding with great thoroughnesa in re movii g liixc? parts of the population, and iti some villages there are no Chriitiam left "The epidemic of typhus is gaining everywhere, and a eren* many Turkish armv doctors have succumbed to the . ." he adds. germanTosses total more than 3,135,000 Official Lists Show 122.540 Cas aulties Last July. London, Aug. 11. (ierman casualties during July, according to a table com piled here from C.erman casualty lists, totalled 12'-..')'0, bringing the grand total since the eommencement of the war taken from the same aource, to 3,186,177. Men kilted or who died of wounds during July numbeied 21,196; died of -ickness, 2,^*12, missing, It.SIM; severe ly wounded, 17.S07; wounded, b.Hhi; sltghtly wounded, 50,157, and wounded retnaining with their units, 9.H14. The tigurei do not include naval casualties or lossei to the colonial JAP PL0TTERS SENTENCED Planned Homh Attack on Life of Premier Okume. Tokio, Aug 7. A aentence of penal eervitude for life has been impoaed on the two nngleadera of the bomb at- \ t.mpt on the life of Premier Count i Okoma on January 12. The aged Pnme i Minister was returnlng to his home in an automohile following a reception to the Grand Huke Michaelovitch. of Rus- J aia, when men hidden in a byway rttlhsd Sat and hurled two exploaive machine*. The car waa damaged, but ? 'ikuma e*eaped unhurt. Thoae aentenced for life were Wagoro Fukude, a former journalist, and I'mi taro ir'h.momura, occupation unknown. U-BOATS ACTIVE AGAIN; 29 VICTIMS RESCUED British Ship Reports Sinklnj? o( German Submersible. Galve*ton, Tex.. Aug 11 Tafl Br.? i?h st<*am*hip Norrntindier,' wh.ch in rived here to-day from OflBOa, report* having re?cued twenty-nine m*n of thi crew of the Italian itaaaal p Anreli, which had been BBBI tr thfl Had ?? ranean, and landing them a' Algiara, The N'ormandier also broBght ? ri. port of the r.inking in tbfl Medit?r? ranean of a German lubmariaa, de icribed as having two conning towen, The dates of the?* BCCBma M **ri not ii.pplied. I.ondon. Aug. II BBBBMiisaa ar.d mine* caused the doatTBlttaB of ?*?. eral ve**el? of various nationalitie* tt?? day, according to report-, to I.lnjrdi emanating from widely .-.ep-rated areai. Among the vic'ims watA thfl Britiih steamer San Bernardo, 3.W1 tor.*. wh ?h was torpedoed n the North Sea; thl French sailing ve*sel Annette V*-?. 117 tons, from Dunk'rk, aad tha BAf* wegtan Bts-BBMfl Credo, 7'J* tABAi ?'i Sora, which were torpcd'??? i af B*r fleur, in France, on the Enghsh ("hu nel. Jn the Mediterranean the Frux.*, schooner N'eptune was sunk hy an Au? trian submarine. and Lloydl says it tl believed, also. that two other unknow sailing vei*els wan the bottoi at the same time and place. B -? DECLARES LETIMBRO FIRED ON SUBMARINE Had Troops Aboard, Semi Offi? cial Austrian Statement Says. Amsterdam, Aug. 11 A Bctal aceoun' of the sinking by a mi'.marine recently of the Italian ni.v.l s'.*im*hip I.etimbro, received here to BBf froa Vienna, say* the Italians fired on ti* submnrir.e with two (BBI BBd thit there were troops on board "After the submarine had fred I warning shot at the distanee of 9J*aa metre*," th* statement *ays, "thfl vei* sel opened fire from two gaai *t the stern and attemp't-d to . MBBfl bjr taf zagging. The submarine p-irsued tha steamHhip, replying to the ? ?-,. without hitting the vessel, wh-ch h . I BOBBJ r.a tae. "Lat?r boa?s were lowered from tha iteamer. After ?^eartalB.Bg "int no one remained on board tha itAABBwjP wa* sunk by the submarine. Approacn ir.g the boats, the -uhnirir :.? ,- ertain ed ihat of thirtj pi ri l B BBB bo*t twentv wr-re in khahi, - "rm-d the suspicion of the lubmariai ?<"**? mander that he had before him a ves? sel with troops on board." NEW HAVENPROPERTIES SHOW RECORD EARNINGS $10,000,000 Spent on Debts and Improvements. Joston, Aug. 11. All the pieperttoa in which the New Vork. New BafTAB A Hartford Ralll ' w:'1' three excep'ion*. ihowed the '? gain in net earning* in it.? hlltorf dur? ing the Baeal yaat whld .'? Jun* It^aeaardiBg U tka *? Howard Elliott srd ef di? rectors, made pu' the ri port ?*>?>. tba taatas r* '? off jrt.u >4M af Ita laal i | it I'. ???'? spent M-MtalH tat -T-ipr vemont* ind erjuipment, the total | I "P* BrasiaaaUlyf Bareai. *-und , u te\\ 1 he three prapertiei below tha record ear gi -? *?"' the New Torh, Oal .r ? ??? th* Htrtford-New V inv and 'he Rhode lalai i ??> pai v rhe rapoi "All earning* ? the road iti order to brinfl il business requiretnent* of S U will be nec.-s-atv for * :? P***J* to exper.d w ithn the | r '?'" year* about MO.000^1 I equip the road with the necei*ary tt cttitiei. motive power. j ?'* nation improvements, etc * debt ot 'he company i* |45.0i 1 'WO. -> SHIP S 0FFICER ACCUSED Permitted Eacape of Alien from Kroon land. Alleged. William J. I.ynch. chief officer of ?? American liner Kroonland, wa* OM* raigned before Judge M*yer y.*'eri?y m the I'nited State* Pistrict ? ourt oa a charge of permittng tha aaeBBA oa May 17 of Jo*e Navarro. an allaBj who** deportation wa* ordered on the ground that he wai likely ta bc'onii a public charge. tf On the recommendation of Fr?n? **? Roosa, Asiistant United State* Pn'ri't Attorney, Lynch wa* paroled in custody of hil couniel.