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Fair toMAKiwMWiuw ; light to mocJe shRiAj'inds. Detailed ucathcrJMcrts .wtt be found cn rage 13. tm. i"iflkll?jttW be 5L VOL. LXXXI. NO. 347. NEW YORK, THURSDAY, AUGUST 13, 1914. cowum. ion. bV the votHm; , pumum A0ciaii PRICE TWO CENTS. WANT BANK ACT FEDERAL ARMY AMENDED TO PAY;TAKES STEPS TO DEBT TO BRIT A IN ; FIGHT CARR A WZA Bunkers Seek Coujrros Aid to Meet $i:(MI0(),0ll()(ol(l Obligation. Removes Arms From Capijall us it Result of His Im plied Throat. r.N(ii-isii rorr skkx IN OTTAWA SCHEME! Chiiinher of Commerce Com jiiiltcc Takes l'p Precious 31 ot it 1 Drain. A v .mix FOLLOWERS OF FELIX DIAZ fl.inkr and members nf tlir Cham tier of ' ommerce hold several confer ence" t dell'- mentis to meet the nit -lintln growing cut nf the necessity of .p!t!irc wlJ nngland the bnlnnco now dun her from the Fnited Stntrs. As n ret-u't recommendations have been made to Trcaury officials In Washing- 'cderal Troops (Jet Month's I'a.v and Entirely Now Equipment. .'r'O'rtf Cable Veepnteh lo Tnr. Scn Mexico Citt. Am. 12, Members of the illlilomiitli' corps lin with Clnv. Iturblde left tin- city yesterday to confer with Grn. Carratiza returned thin nftcrnonn from Tuolnyconli. They report Hint Cnr-mzn promised them that lie would respect the lives and niniicrty of nil foreigners who did not Inn rVsf nn iinienilinent lie adopted tn0f(r .. r,tnnce. but that lie would Sr p.d'rnl reserve law which will nl- treat 'ho nrmy with "CoiiFtltutlon.il low the natlonnl banks to carry hank j Justice." .lint what i meant by thin ex jictM as a part of thilr reserves for n . picsslon has not been made plain. l.miteil ten.-Ml. When the message from Carratiza whs PHILADELPHIA- HERE JAMMED WITH REFUGEES Wealthy Americans Glad to Come in Steerage 31 any Sleep on Decks. BELGIAN BATTLE RAGING, LONDON THINKS; ARMIES OF KAISER AND ALLIES CLOSING IN; ' VANGUARDS CLASH ON 200 MILE FRONT HAH ROWING TALES OF WAR EXTEKrENTKS BELGIANS CLASH WITH GERMANS NEAR HASSELT 31 any Lost All "Baggage, Conditions on Continent Called Terrible. The American liner Philadelphia came tip the bay last night with more than n thousand men nnd women who del for the homo land nt the war cry In F.urnpe. They were a Kay company. bringing grim talc of the call to nrms, nnd while their face brightened nt the glenm of lights nlong the American shore their thoughts were of those who bad ben left behind. They bad seen the confusion that fol lowed hc order to mobilize the troops of France. They were In nnglnnd when the word came thru Germany had In vaded Belgium, and they saw the streets of London nil with men clamoring to be Kaiser's Cavalry Reported to He Northwest of Liege. ENGLAND IS NOW IN STATE OF WAR AGAINST AUSTRIA FUKXCII ARTILLERY nnm'i.'n r rTii.s it i i HUM I'i tfl I 1'jIUWII Thl. would permit the use of a part '; ',u ' "".. of.lcers icnewed hlH fronU fn hw momcnt!l .,. nf th.- c"ld reserve now tied up to meet i activity in removing from the Federal tics Mb obligation. At a meeting of the Chamber of Com merre committer on shipping It was es timated that the balance due Knglnnd ' Vy the Fnlted States at thin time l.i I arsenal a urge numocr 01 caniiun, nmcnui" 1 guns and ammunition which had been ' stored there. approximately J 130.ono.non. Fngland J'jf called for the settlement of the rilnner due her mid the t'nlted Slates ! nhllRaird to pay In trold. It Is nn terrhv thRt nt the conferences held Itetlre to Tfinrrn. In the meantime the larxer part of the army has already retired to Texo,-co, IS miles to the eastward, from which place It Is hcllevol they Intend to proceed to I'ueblo and to Tehiiantepec (ten. dirrnnra told the commisloners fli.it ti ii'.ii. IiIm iritnntlmi to enter thn ;r.fe1(.iv the opinion was ceneral that j ,,, ellltlll ,,y ,he of , w,ek the Fnited States could tl"t with honor . . , t,,,,., !,.. ,i, t.-cltmlne of neM. rffu'e to meet this obligation In Bold. Trnn.frr In llflniis. r-el.md l preparing to transfer thl (told not to the mother country but in Ditawii and to have It deposited I iiccordliif to the time reipilred to repair the railroad, which had been considerably tlamniced. He added that his men would not co-.mmt any adjc of violence If no :t!SlUncn Is offered to them. There Is a rumor here to-nlKht that there wtih the Treasurer-Oeneral to I the Uaders of the army will Join the the credit of the Hank of Hnfilnnd. j revolutionist-. In Oaxacu where Felix Aralnst till- F.nsh.nd would draw bills i " a "K Inc To all ap. Tli., ul. Iirni. oil if tin. pear.llice me hiui.v 11. ifii..irum m run ti rms from C'arrauza or conduct a coun ter revolt. nf exchange fl5rt.oiio.000 to Ottawa nnd the handling ! it o in rink tt'iiv vii-iiil.l nl4ri nvotd the prfat risk of attempting to carry the' Amrrlenn Attltmle DeiMiiineetl, mmense sum overseas. ! All the churches In the city have been New York bankers were In touch , closed and stripped of their valujJilcs, f" er d i unc.v yesterday with olllclals In which linvo b.-cti bidden away. The . . ' tiiemhiTs of Coiiifr.'SM and of 'thn Sunreme asmncton 111 reKar.i 10 measures ... mtr )n the(r rtenun,ln,loI1 of wnmrn In the cabin nnd 113 In he steer- meet h.s bit; drain. It was llnally de- , ,h(. Kttituilc of the l.'nlted States at this ' nue Itleht at the stun It was en that ndfd to urte u tempotnry amendment ) crisis, patriotism was tlrlnc the French nnd Kncllsb people, they heard the sober minded saylns that In the crisis all mm looked to America as the country which could save the civilization of Huropc. Hope Turns to Amerlen, i;verbody In Fnuhind Is turnlnc to the Fnlleil States as the one brluht spot In thn financial world. This Is the word of Martin Vncel, Assistant Treas urer of the Fnlted States, who was a dominant flKiire In th" m'ctlnRS of Americans In lxnidou to find out what ciuhl be done for the helplecs thousands fiptnnl Cahle imkiicA to Tnr. Srs laiMiON. Auk. 12. tlrcnt Hrltnln Iiiih fovoriil illi1onutllc rcljitloiiH with Ann trln, nn did hor nlly KnitM-p, wlthnnt it (Icclnrnllnu nf wnr. It had been cjc pccttfl thai n declaration of wnr woiihl be pro'lalimM. hut tlioro wa none. Count A. Mcnzilorrr-t'oullly-Dli'trlcli-pln, Anstrln'M Ambassador, reoplvoil lilt pnsiorts to-liiy ninl will Ipiivc I.omlon to-morrow. Hp Ik nn IntlmntP poi-Hiunl friend of tlio Mrltlsh roynl family and feoN his .llsinNsal keenly, i Hp Iiiin Iipph In London for eluhtrpn i.vpars, llrst ait siiTPlury to tin1 omliasxy t j nnd then :ih Amhnssador. iino in hip nrsi results or hip pracu- I nil siiito of war which the sofrancp 'of ill !tiiii t li negotiations lirlnci l" 3llielliaUSen likely to bp steii In tin- Mcdlternmeim. : An Anstrlnn Meet bns lecn lintnb.'trilltis , file .Moiitpiipsrrln const nnd a Iutkit fin. it liiid liiiiin riituirlml m!.r rho Stfrnlm I of (nni nil'. It may ho tirpsiimitl thai ' Hip llrlllsh .MfdltcrrninMii Ibi't, en ;iiil rnhlr fittjiatrh to Tin: Si ! opcnitini; Willi tile FrPlli'll lb'!1!, Will 1o.vpo.N, Auc. 1". 'riuiriln.v. put a stop to tin nttnek on Mnnteiicirro Tin; ntl'icliil Hows blllX'iitl issued tin; from tlip'pn and that a hnmlini'rimoilt followlni; Imllt'tln ut !l:l." oVIuck this; of Atfirlun ports may follow, in. irnln: 'I'Iip hroak In t In dlplotnntlc ncsotln- "An cucapi'ineiil has 1 n In progress umis kiwi-ii tho two couiurips canio nortliwost of Hnssi'lt twfhc mlli'i J as a roMilt of Austria's M'tidlnc troops northwft of I, low) hi'twffit a Holirliin , in the Fifiifh border to nsslst hor ally fiivalr.v division siiiKiritsl hy a hrlcadi1 1 Connniiy iiirnliot (lrc.it Itrf tiiln ally of Infantry nnd what Is presumed m I France. bo-tile Second (lonnan cavalry division. I Follow Inc Is Hip orilelal itnfpiiiflit of The hitler Is L'.titHi stroin: and Is Mii-tii(. Ilrltlsh I'oi-pIl'ii Office- deelnrlni: IM.rted by a liattnllon of Infantry with j ti):it diplomatic relations between twelve trim. France and Au-tTla IiimIih: been broken i ne l oiirin iierninn eavaify nivision , ,,ff th,. Freiifh (iowrnnipnt hits r Fighting at Shows Creusol (runs Are Very Accurate. whom the breakltiK down of Fiiropean , H a.irtisl lo be IllovlliU toward .In- ' n(M.stP,l the Hrltlsh flo ernmetit to colli' ' " e.. .i...... , doiKlie. .No (.ennaii lufnniry is Himwn and others broinrht stories of sacrifices of uns'lflsh li.lior for the distressed that warmed the hearts of thoec wdio heard them. Once they were aboard the Philadel phia the refuce's had little to crmplaln nf. On every side one heard men and women saylns that everybody had made the b(t of It; that those who bad pave to thoso who had not and that an excel lent spirit prevailed. Carries I.Ol.'t PnssriiKrrs, The Philadelphia left Southampfon lat Wednisdaj There weie t!00 men and to Is- ou the left hank of the Mciim.' except the itlmxe liielltloiled battalion. "The riennnns nrp Intrenching near Vise. The l.leu'e forts are still hoMlllL' oul. The (ienuaus are coustvilcllni: batteries north of l.leiie, pre punitory to a sleye. Heavy mins already have been heard In that vicinity. The Cop mans usn aie constnictltm a nilrroatl hetweou Vise and Humbim:. luir.illel liiK.thu frontier, lluu of the Dutch prov Incu ur l.lnihtirs. nnd sire Intrenchlin; theiiiM'hes In l.leue Itself. Frojn points nn the western Isirder of the region niitnlcittp to the AttstTo-Hiinpirliin Atnlmssadnr In London tho following dis'la ration : After hnvlnc (leclnnsl wnr on Servln nnd ImvliiK thus taken tho Initiative 111 the hostilities In Ku rope the Atistro-Hiinciirlan (!ov prnmenl 1ms placid Itself, without nny provocation from the (lovprn nioiit of the French republic, In a state of wnr with Franco: nnd after Oprtnnny has snci-psslvely de clared war asalnst Itiissln and Frnncp she bus lntpn-pml In tills conlllct by (livlnrlnc war ou Itiis sln, who Is already lighting tut the ship nf France. According lo Information worthy of belief Hungary hns sent troops over Hip (Jertnnn frontier In Mich manner ns to cnutltutp a direct, menace against France. Ill the face of these facts the French (iovernment tllids Itself obllzp.1 to declare to the Atislro IIuugarlau in eminent that It will lake nil measures iermlttisl to reply to these acts and inetinces. The Foreign Office stiiteinent con tltiues: In communicating this declara tion to the Aiistro-llungiirliin Am-bas'-ndor his Mujo-dy's Coxeniineilt has ileclansl to his K.NCelleucy Ihat the rupture with France hnvliiz been brought alsitti In this way they feel thein-olvos obllired to an nounce that a state of wnr exists between (.real Hrltnln and Austria Hungary as from midnight. KAISER THROWS GREAT ARMY ON ALLIEDFORCES Rattle Relieved to Have Started Near Belgian Capital. GKIttlANY TO 31 A KK SUPREME EFFORT WAR NEWS IN BRIEF London Thinks Fnemy De termined to Strike France With All Her Might. held by Cernuin cavalry columns of something must tie .lone and a relief com- i !..i.in.in ...iwili-t nr.. m.ii-lii' n:i vt w-ar.l to the Federal reserve act permlttltiB i " ' i - ' ' " mlttee wai oreanli'd with WIIM-im Woods .he h.nks to carry bank notes us a part I ;",;;; imncd ,,Wr7o r-Vi4n-H ror"".. ! '"n Milwaukee chairman. Others ff ilieir reserve for a limited period. i Gov Iterb'.de will be deleKatd to make "n the committee were Martin Voire, ..i. I Willi jiii If ti.irl nf 1 I Slfir. X l'i H,, :ne I-(lend reserv,. act goes , Pl be Ti d.v,l of sli;nl(l- I unit John A. Wilson, a cousin of the FresU lN"i'"i: for.es were iu the propoflion ,.uo .a... aooui jwu.ww. ... ""- c,. attached to the fact that the Fed- rtm,i Thnv ,.,riNl ont nil th M.i.r. uf tour Cerilllilis to one Freni lnniill. matieal-j 1-e released through n reduc-, eral army before Uavlnt: the city ' ' xvlio wore without f jn.ls. nn.l oolleo-t from I lull the Oerman Held artillery proved toward the Ourthe Valley. The French ret rent trom Muel-hnu-eii was well cnrrl.sl out. The op- t in i r ,... I . i, r. cejvt u one llioiuil s pay in iiivanrr nun .... . !an tntlrel new equipment of arms and ried in the reserves. The amendment ; uniforms i those who had mole than they needed and gaw lllwrally themsidics. Of those In the !eeraKe 113 weie aliens and they wire allow e, to remain thero. iThere were 1 PS American citizens In the Atiiliiiss.iilor Iteiinrteil lo lie on steeraKe. The commltt'O found the sick to the law apparently Is designed to permit the banks to take advantage , SAYS GERARD HAS LEFT BERLIN. In pan of this proposed reduction be- I ore the new system goes Into opera- l 1 tlon. With th 's'.abllshfnent of a deposi ted' fur tho Ilank of Kntrhiml In Ottawa I tsnkers here say that the directors of that despatch says that American Ambassa lurltutlnn, by one of the cleverest pieces i dor 0rard left Hcrlln this morning oa ff financial dlplom'ey ever put throuKh, I a special train for Holland. hM' eallprt their hlurf" on the stoppage, Tim repotted departme of Amtia-sailor no tfTlK )n which to sleep. The stewards rf otd shipments. Since the outbreak of Gerard fiom Berlin, if true. Is bellev.sl Oj pTMll i,aT1i,rts for them In the saloon tits Wn to Holland. ;Cfi(i' futile iHtimtch lo Tnr. Si Amstbkpam, Aug. 13. A news ancncy and the helpless and put hem In the cabin. Wialthy Amei leans in the cabin went to the steerage, jrtvlnc up their berths to women. Mr. Wllsjn was one of these. ion Men Mitt. ...il llf-rttis. There were 101 men on board who bad u-ar tn Kurope it has been prac- be due to the refusal of the German au txully Imposlhle to ship jrold to any of thorltles to allow him to send a cable the nations in ..rif -in , ! mesaKe to Washington. Ihe rxcesslve rate of Insurance and 'ir risks and the danger of capture of the previous cargo by a fleet hostile to thntia'.lnn to which the shipment was con "nr! As h reult. although our debts cn the Continent and in Knglnnd are erormoui. owing to the colhpse In the TMprle of thn foreign exchange markets, JAPAN MAY DECLARE WAR. Motfincnt AKnlnst Knlser Prcdlelecl In SI. I'.'lerslii.rd. Sierlal Cable liespntch to Ti.k Srv. St I'KTEiisiirttn, Aug. IS. -Much Inter est Is dlsplJcd In .the confeicncn between have been unable to pay them either 1 V"-" Minister Sazonoff and the Japan- r rrold or In cre.lln, Purh a situation as fxtstw w.ih a not ti'Pleatnt one to b.inkeis, who had nl-' B ''.oked for. ridy depleted their gold reserves by J'f.ive shipments to IJtirope and who saw Jn the interruption of further gold ex pons a . h.tncn to "trengtheii themselves, TIicv eneed a willingness to pay l"f!r nMicattnns m gold, if able, but J ' "te out their Inability to do so under ln e.Mng conditions oho Amba-sador. M. Motonu, and a Jap anese declaration of war on the Kuhcr BRITISH SEIZE GRAIN CARGO. 'I'nLt- Hnrle,. s,.,, I'rniu Auslrln nnd I'oiisluni'd to lieriiiiinj . yprctat I able Ueiitch in Tnr. Si v Plymouth, Auk. VI. A Ilrltlsh naval crew has brought hele from th' Medlt- Pnymcnt I'lilltely ltc..iralc.l. Iciranean H ciirgo of iMrley, sent from It nas hero that the illtectnrs of the , Austria and consigned lo Germany. Fin .if Kngbind iftil- erl their master uroke h establishing a depository in i iitt.iwj ami n so many words saying to, ujr hankers, "Von .bslrn to pay the debts' nj nt us. IleiVs our chance; now go n '.-sd ' It whs with Just this situation staring thm in Hie face that the members of the ('"Ppaig couimHt.e of the ('hamher nf i ''"'"'"t nine together jesterdny niorn- tie f"r h conference. This conimlttee Is 1 i "p .s.r ,,f leading bankets, railroad !' n iiiiiji(.rs and men with extensive ''iai. Made connections. KAISER'S FEAST IN PARIS OFF. "Mntln" "n Hinperor liivlled (1111- cers to Dili" There Ann, I t, Slierml (able leiitth lo Inr. Sus P.nis, Aug 12 K.ilsei Wllllnm liHb hud to citne. I a dinner engagement he made rccerrtb w.ta his orde,l off leers, ac cording t.whe .l.ifii to-day The dinner was to he given at one of tin. best known Paris totuurants with and readlTg rooms, wherever they could tlnd a place. In some of the staterooms there were four peopl. The tnhles In both cabin and steerage were set three times nt each meal and service tables were set up In the passagis outside the saloon. All the Americans In tho steer age ate In the saloon, nnat restrictions were cast nsldn and everybody had the J run of iIih ship. Many of thoso aboard, who have all the money they need ordinarily, were without funds and tho committee ar ranged to take I o F's when funds were supplied to these persons Many of the women aboard took off their rings and gave them to the stowaids for tips. Home of thn stewards were almost exhausted with their unusual labors when they reached New York. Hough weather was encountered dur ing the first three days and many of the passengers were inflicted with sca.Mc.k ness. There was plenty of food tor everybody, but water ran short during thn latter part of the trip. .Mini) licfl on Pier. As the Philadelphia pulled away from her pier at Hoiitlmniptpn !"f men and women who weie unablo to get paasagu waved good-by A torpedo hunt de. stroyer convoyed the Philadelphia out of the harbor ami loose a.i.ru .m- .nun. far inferior to the French and was less effective than was expis'tiil." The hopes of France. Paris despatches say, were greatly strengthened by thn reports of the superiority of the French artillery compared with the Centum. II Is recnlled that III the Balkan wars the French T.Vliillllinetrp Crt'ti-ot guns performed marvellously nnd this repu tation has been lncrea-ed lit the recent frontier nctloiw. This excellence Is said to npply lo the entire French nrtlllery. It N stated Ihat the big Cennan siege ordtinnce anil Hold guns lire coinpara thely Ineffective.' HF.l.Clt'M. Complete m r.sv has fallen over the movements of the armies of the allies ami of Germany. It is belleusl this Indicates that a j great battle Is on on the plains between , v t... ..... t..i ! nieffcnmi .tiiiuur. i..-ji'. in m ui.-j tnUlies continue, nnd the Itelglan War Office anil. mures thai nn attar!; on die font re of the line of the allies has fulled. Although it Is said that the losses hi this eiictiunter were heavy It Is liollewd tn have been little more than nn encounter be tween the outposts of the two Im mense armies. FliA.WI'.-The French armies, coop erating with the Ilelgiatis and Kng IKli In the north, are facing tho Oermans In parallel lines from Iou vain, ten miles ensi of Hrusels. iieross Helglum, and the eastern French frontier, across the Vosgis Mountains, in Neii Hrelsach In the Herman province of Alsace. The French continue to 'hold their posi tion nt Longwy, on the I,ii.emburg border, CFUMANY. - Hcrlln despatches say Ihat Cennan territory has been en- ItI'MANlA. This Hallcnn State denies the reports from Home yesterday that she bus thrown In her lot with the two remaining members of the Triple Alllnncc. Official announce ment Is made that she will maintain her neutrality ffni (able iKiimtrh to Tnr M London, Aug. ill. The battle of millions of soldiers, which to nil appearance will eclipse any conlllct nf men In the world's lil tnry, seems to hao been begun. IJiicli side 'has more than a ml'llon men. The German line Is 'Jim miles long, the whole of the tlrst line of the Knlvr's nrmy being Hung upon the Helglans and French In nn effort to de Mroy them swiftly before ltns-!.t can throw her mrllhms of troops over the eastern frontier of Cernianj. The main nttnek seems for the moment to be directed on the line from .Vetniir to Verdun. Full! one side gains some decided udvautnge no reliable Information can be expected from either nrmy. as there are no war cone-'iioiuleuis In the Held ami all telegraph nnd other possible lines of cntmntinlcnTInn with the world nrp the vigorous grasp of thousands of vigilant censors. It Is therefore Impossible to Indicate the exact nature or progress of the M SntFN H o;-.on,M,Pgro formally H"'"' '" ? "M declared war on Connany yesterday. lM" n'' SKHVIA.-Th unblned Servian nt.d lwT !"r T "w h,lt nnnf "f .Montenegrin armies are operat ing In Hospla, near Sarajevo. Ser vian artillery Is Iximbarillng Cornzda, ou the Drlna Hlver. twenty-nine miles southeast of Sarajevo. Hl'SSlA.- The civilian Inhabitants of Svp.tborg and llelslngfors, Finland. thee Is of crucial Importance anil ai the pas-dug of eery hour must oh vloitsly niter the face of battle anil probably produce alternating ndvnn tages none of such reports can be if much consequence. i Speculation Is even more valueless laud would not lead to ,i clearer con- I I ....I. ...... I I., !..... V lwi.ii lull, ui-i-ii i.iin-tii. u' iv-ii i v ....... i ,, i l , i . . bardtnent of the fortress nnd thn "" 01 " Unr-Pcn ng than capital by the German lleet Is ex peeled. could be derhed from tlic thltiider of many guns, which Is sbaklng tho GERMANS' ATTACK FAILS. WASHINGTON. -The Government has "" of Mnnrtrlolit and other townn nuthori.cl diplomatic and consular j I" iirlrfilwU.MM. representatives In Klirojie to charter (irnimie lluvr gn Army Corps, steamships for the, tranlH.rtatloit of j A matp,1K,t KPU 011t ny tllr offlf nl Atnericnn tourists Uie home. S-c- . )llrp.iu 0f lne War Ofilce rcsard ug retnry Hryan will bring the Coriuun ,,, disposition of the twenty-six ti t protest ngalnst the embargo ou wire-1 , 0.,r1! contprin,. tj. (mny of thp les conimtinicntion to the attention Ml.,(. .tWeen Mege and Luxemburg of president W llson to-lay. T-. i ... ... ... the war i-or.i n u. ..i wih-i- hi 1 " 7, ner-.l Kh r It I the nn,n ti. nf th I..' ""' .. . , ... cfirenco was to malmalnSifeint -TJ. engagements in Itelglum. the t:'.'l "oiirres, With a moratorium . " i.i"l .ihrodd it was not necessary for v. 'o (,Hv our debts. It was pplnted ouL ' 'wver that while that attllude might ii- t '-i.iii cnibarriissiiKiit at present It v i i -Ti'iiicly irnpnir our cr. .lit and French Itepel Movement Aunlnil Gltrt, Xenr Sediin. Speciol Cable fietpntcn to Tim Si v Paris, Aug. II An nttnek by German troops on Glvet, on tho Belgian frontier at tho extremo northeast corner of France, failed, the Knlscr'a army being re pulsed. . Glvct is only thirty miles from Sedan, nf Franco-Prussian war fnme. There nr.; extensive old fortifications there and on nn adjoining height Is the citadel of Charlemont, French troops continue to hold the pnssca of the Vosges Mountains, domi nate upper Alsaco nnd hold a line from Tbann to Altklrch facing Muclhaitsen. The Wnr Office nnnnunccs thnt tho fort ut Longwy Is holding out, but It Is old and doubt is expressed re gardlng the French trying to hold It ngalnst superior numbers. The German nrivnnce however, has been clicked at Longwy, uc.enrdtng to the reports received hern and at sev eral ..thru- points tilons the Franco- can liner said they understood that the Hclglun-Liuembiiig frontier. The tlrely cleared of French Invaders. U-EW YOHK. The Hrltlsh Consul- General In New York uunoiiaced that Hrltlsh crulrs had cleared the At lantic between Trinidad nnd Halifax. American wheat shippers decided to stop all exjsirts to Kurope because According to these despatches Ger man troops took more than 1,000 prisoners nenr Lagarde nnd ten of ficers nnd .WO men near .MtiPlhuusen. CHi:.T HIMTA IN. Croat Hrltnln sev ensl dlplomntlc relations with Aus tria yesterday nnd presented pass Krls to the Austrian Ambassador In londnn. There has been no dec la rat Ion of war between tho two countries, the situation between thorn being the same ns that between France and Austria. tlon of French troops or the steps thnt are being taken to check the invading German army. This German army nt I.ongwy. It is believed here, Is intended to divert attention from the movements of the army now crowding Helglum is Hie most authoritative information nvallnble. The position of the main forees of the Knl.ser'fl troops is of far greater ltnKrtnnce thnn the reportH of cnvnlry engiieenienbs and other pre liminary operations which have been the only news reeet'-cd In the la t tyw the Hrltlsh Government had diverted I f)vs. six cargoes, viilued nt $l.B0ii.OtM, and j '"phe information gathered by tho hit have appealed to WiKilngton. The TPan to show thm tho Kniser'H action of the shippers ties up from General Staff still holds ro the ariemm WXHi.OOO to CO.fKiO.MM) bushels f j to strike n treniemlons l.lmv nt lance. wheat. Reservists nre riisliliig to be- J ln ,,, hol( of ,-rusliinic; her h-fore Ku come American citizens to escape rfa ,.., mnvo ,1P1. . VPr JJl(, rr(i,r tinny service. tn force. The Cennan frontier In the -least Is only lightly guarded There does not seem to be any In'enH.m of . .erlous effort against the fnrtltleatlonn on the Frnnco-Cerinan fronfer Ilver.vthlnir Is being staked b. the were heavy, but tho War Office an nounces that the Germans llnally were checked. Tho new German artillery surprised tli.i I.VnmOi hv Its r.niL'p. bill the French say that the German marksmanship Hermans on the succe-s of the iiKio toward Hrusscls. with, ns Is supposed, was poor. Thn French artillery Is re- went In enormous strength through Llllo ius its objective. Tho Wnr Olflce ported lo have been used to ndvnn DR. CARREL GOES TO THE FRONT. t i .siirm Cable lietimlch lo Tnr. Sis iiiuiu Ana. 12. Hr. Al-xls Carrel, the i j. trad" relations with llngland i i.-, ont-li siiwon. who is well known In "iiti'-ju ... .ne .ninl.-. .. w ew' YnrK tliiougn nis iceiireu wotk ,u ' I nudlatc our contracts and debu J)l(1 t,0Ke feller Institute nnd who was the i I. uliiih .nun nut lo iibo ut Jiaii.nuo,- ri,Crnt ofthe tl'12 Nob-I prke for niedl 11 iii'inieiit. i.lnu.-t the entire i ,., nil gone I" the front as an aimy I'm iiisioiu.ir.1 gi.uu suipinenis mugion, "'.' It was said that the I 'olitluent Vw" 'h- war was over would be slow- lo , . wv tr tm atjutv Hiu-af ur grains, our iiiaiiiifaclured ART EXPERT MAY BE IN ARMY. '" t. jin our M-etirltlea. I wilu. of Aiu.'i'lcaii viciiiltus. II I iptnol I oble lietpolch tn Till; Sis ' - -!. r . wiinld be seriously liiip.ilied 1 I'Miis, Aug. IS -Hr Valentine, the ait 1 n il uf Kill inns In case e- evii.rt of the Metropolitan Museum, New ' I "i' debts, and coi'sldi ' inii the Vorl.. was cutight b lb" war Iu Gli- ' I'liuii'i linlds .ner i:i.M0ii.iinn.iin i nnin Ft lends of his believe b. was ' ' 1 i s mil b.inils we i .ml I not allor 1 forced into the ann d Such olilig.illoii'i ns the 1 I .y vj Milt and Hi. ' tlt'.i'UM J l.ltll.VI ItKAIt M'IHN(. HATIIIt. 0r ihi i-.i '' "f 'I nt'ipP'red hutltf!.. I t ti'ntiirit um Fin I th f'lffr I .trfi port was to he closed thereafter When they got out inio mo nimiii". ' '"'"" torpedo boat deutroyer signalled them to stop but the Philadelphia passed on after lmr ' tlag had been distinguished. Ten French warships w-ore, seen on the short trrp to ijueenstown. There hull was taken aboard, th. largest amount. It was said, ever taken over by a single ship No other warships were sight-d after the Phll.idflpb.a 1. ft queeiiHtowii until the Hiltlsh cruiser Kulfolk came along side Just ut from Sandy Hook. The Americans gave here a ''.arty cheer. The Philadelphia was sighted off handy Hook Just before sundown nnd at o'clock she was at Quarantine hen lb., two until boats ciilii". up tin. passengers ctowdrd the rail and gave cheer after cheer The doctors' boat got another salvo and then th.. revenue cutter will. Iiepuly Collcct.il of thn Port Sprngue and nthei'B a bo.iid came al.ing Scores llefore Wnr. vviiui are Giants doing"" was the llrst enemy s rront is H-reeu.-.i .y . ........ which Is operating all along the line. Among the prognostics nbout the tlrst operations of the German army tin. bombardment of Pont-a-.Moiihsou, u small town on tho extreme eastern frontier, and the Invuslon of the Nancy district were looked for the llrst or sec ond day of the French mobilization. It should be noted that only one of these operntlons has been curried out, and even that was not effected unit! the eleventh day of mobilization. It will not have tho demoralizing effect at tributed to It ucioh' l he Hhllie. Pont-a-MoUKsnii was bombarded nt IU o'clock this morning by heavy guns placed iu battery form at a long dis tance from the town. More than a hun dred heavy shells fell Into the place, killing or wounding many Inhabitants. There was no Infantry attack on the t.iwi. The cannonade pr.sluccd ubbo- (inestiou from th" Philadelphia that could I pjtclv no effect on the spirit of ihc he made oul "What Is the news or the j Kltl.-u,, ,,r(,,,r war"" was another, nnd some one shouted No nfonnnton Is obtainable al the Cont" iMpe. jl'X'h War Office regarding the loca- expects severe fighting nt Stenny on the Meiise, above Verdun, it Is admit ted to-day. GHHMANS TAKE l,r00f In. Their Territory .Vow Clenr of inilrrs. II erl In Says, .ft Cable l)nati h tn Tim .Si llFRI.IX, Aug, 1-. It Is nnnounciil senil-offlclnlly that the Gennans near .Mnelhauen captured ten French officers and Mil men, four guns nnd many rltles. It Is said that the Germans have captured more than 1.0(h) of the enemy nt l.ngnrile find that Cennan territory Is now clear of Invnders. FRENCH STILL IN ALSACE. liei-iiinns Plo.ill) l.ccbc.l nl Vlilel hnusen, I'll i-Im Itepoil", Speeial Cable HeinUeh lo Tnr Si n Pvilts, Aug, 12. The position of the French nrmy Helglum nnd l.uxpinbiirt. Thus the tight there, which will undoubted'' be the greatest battle In history, may ho expected lo be waged between Met:' mid ItrnneK The battle fronts win be more than ion miles long nnd the forces engaced about a million men on each side. i Fiinflielal opinion here v.ir'es lis n which side will have preponderating nnd lfl'Jth German regiments were an- strengin in tin name, inn i. s or nlhllated, according to tho Swiss re-ileved that tn regard to nuinlTrs 'her Iiorts, and many prominent Gorman I officers wrro killed. The Home Mcsanorrn, according to a i tiigo. Fighting in tnat (iistrict is sun ln progress, according to the latcbt udvlccs received In Paris. GERM A NSL0SEllEA VILY. London, Aug. 12. Heports received here from Basel. Switzerland, say that the Germans suf fered Immense losses iu dislodging the French from Muelhausen. The 112th will be nbout equal, limit llnllle Will l.itM foe Days. The disjointed despatches te"ln of cavalry engagement- which Is Invading Alsace and which 1 attached In the Fourteenth Army despatch lo the Central News, has a despatch from nasei, sivviizcr.n.i.i, a.so engngeinent- and other sklr saving tnat two iierninn niiaiury regi- . , . ... ... monts vvere annihilated at Muelhausen. ! mlsliP- must be taken us sltnp.y ti e The two regiments were the Hlghth I llrst getting In touch of the hostllo linden Infantry, tho 113th Hoglinent i forces. It mnv be expectel thai Hie In the lr-:.erlal army, and Prince WM1- , ,.,, foI. HiV01..,i "Tit .ays. u w, ....de If ,,n arm ltllith was stationed nt Lahr, Hnden, and ! po-lng u million men In the tldil can lie the ll'-lh at Muclliaiisen. The despatch says that the com mander of the Twenty-ninth division wns forced to evacuate Muelhausen Is kepi secret by the French military authorities. The War Office says thnt this nrmy retreated from Miielhnusen In perfect order and has taken up nn Intrenched position between Muelhau son and the lsallan frontier It Is admlttol that the lo.ca on both sides fed or handled as a min'Mno. While persons whose opinion is or great weight hold that n battle on such a htiEP scale might end the wiv a once, mllltnr.v men generally be'icve that such Is not tin' ciih- damaging blow to Germany might '"" be decisive .w ii.it.v.H.ii Gerinanv Hil l vvpsi '"i n,,,, ,ri.. ifl.i.ri. In V ' .'I S.I..-, lo- r.ii.,ln ' . , , tniMa nltlKist r ''d.V to Till; SfN i Morn n ui.'ii and M'nilnsi . '"" , .. ,.i riptin., rHti . i i s. fovmrt on ih nil- BtriKP a serious defeat In Hc'g u o lurUl puff -a.it j Corps, with liena.iuaners ni rrninurg, was killed. Ills name Is not given In the despatch. ki.i;p in rot en I'urnumn niu'l'Mi ' " i 3 I