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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
Removes Arms From Capijall
us it Result of His Im
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
.'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
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
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
31 any Lost All "Baggage,
Conditions on Continent
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
ENGLAND IS NOW IN STATE
OF WAR AGAINST AUSTRIA
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
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
Shows Creusol (runs Are
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
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
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.
GREAT ARMY ON
Rattle Relieved to Have
Started Near Belgian
GKIttlANY TO 31 A KK
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
.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
GHHMANS TAKE l,r00f
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
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
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
ki.i;p in rot en
I'urnumn niu'l'Mi ' "