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THE SUN, THURSDAY, AUGUST 13, 1914.
ARMIES OF KAISER AND ALLIES FACING NEAR NAMUR
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norUiuru t'niiK'i1 tnljtlit well put n sml
rtPII Pllll III til'l'IIUHI ll(lpl.
.Mi'iilivvlillo. iilthotlgli absolute silcitct
l liialiilalne,! reganllng tin- nmwnieiU
spiriil this cu'iiliii; by mi niTlelul coin
litliliU'iit loii which shows Hint the
North Sou Ik tho only vvnlorwiiy In
tin1 world iiImiiii which tho Ailinlrnlty
Is IIIIJlllll' III glto IIXIIIVIttK't1
t" sfilpliii;. Within n sint'ii
(ii'riiiiiii ini'ivniiilli' iiinrliic
tloilll.V (lvi (ll u.x.
CLAIM HELGIAN VICTORY.
XVnr tittle ii, fierinnti .rc Re
l ii t h Ml Ira.
SfiKMl i;ihlt tfiilr, In Tnr ,t
tlm mhclh, Auk. II.
Tin- llclgluii War Office announces '
that the general Herman attack on the j
Hflcliin-I''icnrli lines between Tlrlo- .
niont ami Tongres has failed. '
Ari'iinlliiK t t ho announcement the
Itiiiiiii" have rrtrfutml nil fitting the I
'.mi with tli" exception of a single
;mltit. where the fighting still continues.
The line of the llelglan-Krenoh forces Is
nbotit tlilrty tulles long.
It m iiiiottlolally reported hero that
ho lielgluu loft wing ha routed the '
noimaii right after a prolonged and
Tho fiortnan army crossed the Meu?o
to-day ami In advancing toward lirus- I
ni'ls. 1 1 Is believed horo that tho Clcr
mans uro attempting in trap the allies
now at .Vanmr between thl.i Herman !
ami) nf the norm and the
army advancing through the
province nt l.tiNeinhurg.
Namur l pioteoifd by nine modern
ffirln. the erectliiii of whlrh was bcBim
n 1 sss. They are situated at dlMancos
nf from three to live iiillen atiart around
the town. The natural advnntaKe.s of
the town niaUe It easier to defend than
Oospatrhes f rum .MauMtrlehtt across
'he Duteli border, report that a strong
(iernian column with nicge artillery has
eroded the Meu.se and Is moving In u
Koutheatiterly direetlon between I.lesjo
and 'the HelKlan headiiuarters at Iaiu
vain and toward Natiiur. A Ktnall Her
man force Is still oeeupyltiK the atten
tion of the forw at l.leKe, but the nutn
ihmIv has Rone around the eity on the
way to the new battle line.
A letter received here from Uese to
day says that the Oermati stuff offi
cers have established' headiiuarters In
the I'uiivent du S.u-re (.Vrur, which has
been xtronKly barricaded.
The letter adds that the (ierman
troops' Inside the city are collecting
a supply of Hour for imc In case they
should be besieged by the ItelKlans.
The only official news from the front
which has been made public here Is
tho statement of the retirement of the
ticrmans from McKe.
The HelRlan Government has asked the
t iovcriiiucnt of the Netherlands to Klve
insurances of her Intentions In the
vent of a violation of Dutch neutral
ity by Germany. The Inquiry by the
HelRlan tiovernment Is based on the
possibility that Germany may occupy
he Dutch province of l.imuure, thus
compelling HcIkIuiu to protect her
PARIS IlKARS OF RATTLE.
French Wne Ulllee Mi Iteneral I'n
unaenient Mat lleuuli.
Src'al ValiU Het pilch In Tub Si n
I'AHIrt, Aug. 12.
The Trench War Office announced to
day that a general engagement is In
progress nt Tirlemont. Belgium, twenty.
tlve miles eal of Bium-cIs, between the
German army of the Meuse and the
It In understood that the French and
British allies are near at hand and are
inarching to assist the Belgians In re
puting the attack, which Is believed
to bo aimed against Brussels.
Tho War Office tlcrlbcs the engage
ment as "serious" and adds: "The Bel
gians are energetically resisting the
(ierman attack, which Is In forco with
nfantry supported by artillery en
gaged." lleav.v lighting also Is reported nt
Tongres, thirty miles oa,-u of Tirlemont,
to the northwest of Liege.
Official news from Liege sent at 11:30
o'clock to-night says that the forts arc
Holding mil against the Germans and
none has yet fallen into Hie enemy's
The Belgian troops reformed to the
westward of Liege and have taken the
Latulen. which the Germans occu
pied ypsti'tday. has been recaptured
after sharp llglulng. It I- reported that
tlie Belgians dcHlro.vcd the riilrnailh and
hrlduc-M In the German rear, causing
the Invaders great embarrassment In
their task of feeding the troops,
STOP CKIiMAN ADVANCE.
Sfttnat I'ntile litiiMtrh to Tnr. Sc
Bui sm:i.h, .Aug. 12.
The Belgian War i mice Issued
atntenient to-night which says:
The German-, having passed the
!ilht In the position to which they
retired jeNlerilay. advanced to-day
against a point over the lines which
tiny IhoiiBht was not defended.
Our staff was warned by cavalry
f-roitts ainl was prepared for the
tight which followed The Belgians
Were Kitcci ssful.
About lo.MUil men wen. engaged.
In the tlrst engagement our Hoops
m the open Held proved that they
Jioii'S all the qualities needed to
"pit the invader. This had an of
feet, which promises, well for the fu
i lie operations (,f n. allied armies In
.ue being carried mil In no
with a prearranged nlan.
I report ieii (,r an Impor
'' ep ai.uiuiit
.Hong the railroad line
y FRENC&V fteR!AN t
l? a . r. --r"
Tho bnttle lines of the nrmics of Gcrmnny and tliu
allied nntions extend from ncur Brussels, in Belgium,
to Altkirch, near the Swiss border, a distance of almost
'J50 miles. There wero enRup;ements in progress nt in
tervals along the entire line yesterday.
At Toncres, north of Lieprc, tho (Ierman nrmy mudc
h fierce artillery attack in an etrort to break throiiKli
the barrier of the allies nntt advance toward Brussels
and Nnmur. At Tirlemont the BolKians matle a strong
resistance and blocked the German march to the capital.
Namttr is said to be invested by it German force of
The German army of the Moselle is striking at the
gap in the French fortificntions north of Verdun. Their
from Basslly to Dlest and Tirlemont.
It N reported that Hnsselt, St. Troud
and Landen are again In the hands of
the allied armies. It Is reported that
the Germans seized SOO.000 francs
(1100,000) tn the national bank at Han
That Brussels Is the next objective
of the German attack Is indicated by
the fact that a German aviator Mew
'over the city this morning. He was at
a height of 2,000 feet and rllle lire ill- nuts, because of the unfavorable mound
rooted at him by civic guards fell short about them. I'urther. he says, the as
Comniunlcatlon with I-anden has .salllt on the forts is hampered h. cause
been restored, according to official an- : tle population of the city, including the
nouncement made to-day.
bridges have been blown up by tho
Germans In the vicinity ( of Linden
and Tirlemont and thero have been
reports of an artillery engagement near
Landen, but no confirmation has been
Official communications say
there Is no uneasiness regarding
glum's food supply.
GNRMAS'S IN FORCE.
llrltlsli War Ollloe Sn Hoik
Inn)' Is .Near I.leuv.
SiitruU Ciihte lrpntrh tn Till. Si
LONOOX, Allg. I 'J.
The mass of tho German troops Is
concentrating lietween Liege and Lux
emburg, according to an official state
ment Issued to-day hy the new official
press bureau established hy the Brit
ish War Office, The statement was us
"Of the twenty. six Gorman army
corps the hulk haa been located, and
It Is evident that tho mass of Ger
man troops Is concentrated between
Llego and Luxemburg.
"The number of German troops
known to be on the western side of
that country proves that In the east
ern theatre of war the Itusso-Gertn.in
frontier, so far as Germany Ir con
cerned, Is comparatively lightly
guarded, unless by reservists."
GERMANS DENY LOSSES.
ttepiirt !' Gen. ton Stein Clves
fptnnl Cnblf Pffintch tn Tun Six
Lonpov, Aug. II.
The first German account of the
fighting before Liege was received hero
tn-d.iy by the Hxohnngo Telegraph
Company In a despatch from Its Home
correspondent. The dc latch purports
to quote a Berlin despatch containing
an official statement by Gen. von Stein,
In this statement Gen. von Stelu de
nies that the Geimuns lost sn.ono men,
but gives no figures. Only 11 sm.ili
number of German troops, he says,
wero engaged in the attack on tho
Liege forts, which was undertaken lo
jmask the movements of the main Gcr-
of the Armies
man army The German officer says
that the Belgian advance force wiih
coinpetel annihilated lit admits that
the forts are still intact, but explains
It with the statement that "the Kmperor
did not wish ti sacrlllce life unneces
sarily, but a.s soon as the heavy artillery
arrives the forts will bo taken without
I the loss of a man."
' The capture of the forts, however. Is
a ditflcult problem. Gen von Stein a.l-
j women, shot at the German troops from
behind, tiring Indiscriminately and lilt
ting tho surgeons and the wounded as
well as the active attacking force.
"It must not bo forgotten." Gen. von
Stein concludes, "that the Belgian force
is numerically superior to ours."
M. Vlvla.nl. the French Foreign Min
ister, explains tlm military position at
Liege, along the Franco-German fron
tier and in Haute Alsace in tho follow
ing desrnteh received In London to-da :
"Humors regarding tho losa of tho
forts of Liege by tho Belgian troops
I are entirely false. Only small groups of
German soldiers entered tho town It-
self, under cover of the darkness, All
I the encircling forts, twelve in number,
"Small, unimportant engagements
have occurred along tho vvliolo lino
where tho French and German armies .
arc facing each other Irom Belfort, op-
poslte the southernmost part of Alsace, j
to Liege, In Belgium. In these enioiin- !
ters the French cavalry has always 1
maintained Its superiority over the
German tnoiintid troops, while our ar
tillery has been splendidly served,
"Our troops have kept tho crebts
and passes of the Vosges Mountains,
,1111.1 they dominate tho heights of Al
sace, "A line between Thann (twenty-two
miles southwest of Colmar, Alsace)
.and Altkirch (tlm tlrst position occu
pied by the French aimV after Its In-
j vaslon of Alsaco) Is held by our armies.
IThls lino runs slightly to tho tear of
I "Tho French Government Indignantly
1 denies that thero was any violation of
German territory by the French army
1 before the declaration of war,"
WHOLE BRIGADE KILLED.
Home tleurs HuhsIiius slaughtered
Vostrliili I'nwilri mi Frontier,
Komi:. Aug. IS -The Cnrrh rr il'ltnltii
has a telegram fmm Hie Auslro-Htissi.iu
frontier saving that .1 lulgidc of Au-tilan
cavalry has bunt eMeiniinated by Cos.
sacks on that ft miller.
Aceoiding lo the despatch the u.
Iilaits had made an atlack on the Cos.
sacks, but artillery stippoitlng the lal
ter had fulfill them hack. They at
tempted to if cross the fioiiHet hul a
hcavj rain had falhn and holli men and
hoises were cailghl In the Ul.inhs guiuild
Tlicte the Cossacks folluwid Hit the at
advance was chucked yesterday at LotiRvvy, where fierce
I'lKlitiiii: took place, and at several point.-, on the Belu'ium
Ltixembtirj: frontier in that neighborhood. This nrmy,
which is movini: into I'tance by way of Luxemburg, is
reported to bo operating as fnr south as Conllans and
its strength is said to be screened by tavalry. The Ger
mans attacked Givot, on the extreme northern frontier
of Ardennes, but wero repulsed by the Irinch.
The Germans are reported to have snlVcred great
loss in their efforts to dislodge tho French from Muel
hausen, two regiments being annihilated. The French
troops still hold the passes of the Vosges mountains,
dominating the heights of Alsace, unit maintain a line,
drawn between Thatiit, west of Mttelhausen, and Altkirch.
I l.i. k until
in. lined alivi
none of the Viistri ijih re-
FIRING AT MAASTRICHT.
i 'iineiisslitns Trout Iti'porleil lliillle
nt Timgl'cs s,iu,(. Town.
Amstkiuivm, via London. Aug. 12.
1 lespatches to the 'Vfrnm truin
Maastricht sa that hcavv artillery
i llring was heard at .Maastricht through.
'Mil the morning from the dnection of
Tongres and tho con. tif'sloii was felt
The despatches add that I he Germans
I after falling once in their efforts to
build a pontoon bridge over the Meuse
at lierstal weto successful on the sec
ond attempt and a bridge has now been
constructed for the passage of "lego
artillery. Several pieces nre being
placed In position before l.lege, the do
patches say, and othets will be sent to
PREDICTS PARALLEL BATTLE.
TI mc' Gticrl lltpeets Ciiriiuillon
I rnfn t orn till to Gcl-nui lis.
Lonihin, Aiig II (Thursdav ).
The military expert of the Timvs says
, ihlV! , ,ht. K1,.llt Ulltt ,
: M1 i... ii,, expects It to-
J Tnc ,..M,crt deilui.es thai "it will bo
parallel untie, which the Getmaii
strategists dislike. A parallel battle be.
twoen approximate!) eiiual forces Is sel
dom decisive and Germany Is In des
pi rate need of 11 decisive vlclor.v.
The export believes that Germany's
bent chance would be lo turn the
enemy's left Hank, throwing oil' the Bel
gians who arc bloi king tho road to
Brussels. .s this danger to the allied
arinlcK has long been obvious the offi
cer assumes that they are prepared
to defeat the attack.
GERMANY TO RAISE WAR LOAN.
Fortunes i:veeeillor 7,oH,noo Will
He l.ei led oil Clrsl,
vicei fall, Hnmitti. i Tor
Hiiiii.in. Aug. 12 It was otllclallv 111
noiincetl here to-. I i- that Germany's
thianclal ililllcultles have been overcome
hut that a war loan must he raised
People whose savings exceed ,10.0(10.1)00
mark ($7,100,0(10) will be Uvnil on llnd.
A moratorium will not be declared,
RUMANIA NOT TO JOIN ALLIES.
lnl lionrillou: Her frontiers, sny I
(ttllcliilw In l.oiidoii,
spemil Vnhlr lichpntch in Tin. Sin
Los-pon, Aiig. I '.'.The Itiimanlaii l.cga.
tton I1010 ill tiled to-dav the report that I
Kiini.nii.i was about to Join the Trlph
It is de. hir d that Kunt.ima will take.
otilv Hilt '. . m s. p. to una nl hi r frontlets
Boais Bast 99th & 134th St.
FREE FIREWORKS TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS
QecunsLoro Uridte Ttolley Also Direct
'GERMAN ARMY BEATEN
Mountains Of Western
Russians Report Victory in Hut
He Over Border
I fiircifit Cnblf Dttpttth In Tnr St s
St. I'ETEnsBtmn, Auk. i: The Itusslan
troops lme defeated the (ternians, who
' were attempting to recapture. Kydtkuhncn
I In KussU, Just across the Herman fron
Tho latest adtlces from the Austrian
frontier Imlleate that the actions them
are still merely skirmishes. The Aus
trian:! have occupied several villages In
the (JoMrnment of KleJce unopposed Tim
Germans, unopposed, lliiNi' decupled
' Sleradz and KolietxiHil In ItiiMilati I'o-i
i land. They are mountlriK heavy Runs at 1
1 several points. !
i According to the newspapers Germany's
main force on her iatern border consists
of reserves, of whloh there arc twenty
I live illrlslons. each of SO.OnO men. In ,
addition then' are 'six batteries of arlll
1 lerv and thlity-one c.ialr reKlinents.
toNRoN, Auk 12 Advices received here
from llilsinKfors. Finland, say that the
eomm.iniler of the Itussian fortrets at
, SvenborK has order-d all the civilian In- i
tmliitMnls of Svwiborc ami iieisuiKrors
A buttle w boinbsnlmenl or tne
and JlflKinKIors IS neiieteu nil
1 MONTENEGRO OPPOSES KAISER.
Minuter to German SrrtM .otlcr ,
i nf W'nr Deeliirntlon.
Sprrinl i nbU Hrtpatrhti In Tin ! 1
Vienna. A up. I! - A despatch fmm 1
Merlin says that the Montenegrin Minis-
ter to Germany called at the German I
Korelgn Otllce to-day and serrd a formal
declaration of war by Ids country on
Germany At tlm same time he dc
maniled his passports. Montenegro dc
ilartd will" on Austria August 7.
Austria Is blockading the coast of Mon-j
tenegro. Shipping or neutral nations nin
have twent-four hours to leave port.
('oiiperntea Willi Sertln.
Nlsll, Aug. The Servian and
Montenegiln rmles hae effected a Junc
tion on the Ileritogovlnia,! frontier and
aic now cooperating Servian artillery
is bombarding Gorazda on the Drlna, 29
miles southeast of Sarajuvo.
t'mmportant skirmishes between out
posts are reported at different points on
the Danube and Sine. The bombard
ment of Belgrade continues, with heavy
damagu to propertj .
' Advleis from Sotla rejort that the Hill
garl.in GoMinment Is preparing for
eveiitualitlt.s. Tin- advices give no bint
of the Bulgarian intentions.
Printer George nf crt In Won ndeit.
I.ONIH'N. Aug. 12 -1'rlliee George of
Servia was wounded bv a fragment of a
shell while standing on the walls of a
foitress at Belgrade watching the move-
ments of the Austrlans. ,n cording to new s
agmcy despatches from Nlsh to-dav. The
piece of the bursting shell struck the
I'rlnee on the head and he was tendered
unconscious. The wound Is n ported not
to lie dangerous
The Times publishes a Balls despatch'
confirming the repotted occupation of
.Mount Tarabosch, donilnatliu Scutari, by
' TROOPS MARCH THROUGH PARIS.
Vfrlcim olenitis no Wn to I'riuil
Thrills t'lipltlll. i
V,' i nit'' hi.imuli In Tnr. St
I'.viiis, Aiig. I'-' I'vto to-day Paris had
not art opporliliiit of ee ing regiments of
Flench in Kips leaving for the front with
milltar.v pomp The mobilization was car
ried out with almost an entile lack of
evelteinenl Not a bund or a liunijict
was heard In the fit j
detachment of North African Hoops
maichiil through the capital tn-da.v
The.v arc imigliltleent men i feet tall
Man of them fought as youngsters in
the war of 1 "TH and others w.ne medals
won In campaigns In the Drum
Sevet.il of the African soldiers wont
the imilallle tnilltalre, the hlghcet honor
that a French soldier can win. It is given
for extraordinary heroism on the Held
SAYS ITALY STANDS FIRM.
Wilt Heinnlii .Nculrnl, iiilifinsn-
ilor In I'nrls Asserts.
iW I nhlc linpatcl tn Tint Si v
I'.vnis. Aiig IJ - Ambassador Tittonl
has posted a signed notice .it the Ital.an
P.mh.issy and In the Italian iiiartcrs of
the city salng.
"Italy has pioi'lainicd unit will main
tain the strictest neutral t.v. Therefore,
theie Is 110 need for Italians to be
alaimed. The.v may continue to tesnle In
Fiance In full scout Ity "
WAR STOPS GROUSE SHOOTING.
snnrtsinen III Xriu.v or Xnt
floors re PeserliMl,
pe ml I'nhlc liminttch In Tnr Si v
I IiMioN, Allg. IS -The srouse shooting
season opened to-dav, Imt in presence of
' real wai the birds will be spared on many
I moor- Mo-l of the Seott'sh moors are
Man.v of those who weie wont to In
I dulse it giouse shooting are In the arm)
, or In the reserves There Is also a feeling
prevalent that sport at this time would
tie Incongruous m view of the perl to the
a an rt Like every
other art, it call for ycara
of paimuking ftuJy. Further
than that it demands of the chef
a peculiar jeniut. He muit know
how to produce from n'mple ma
terials! product that aatiifiea the
moat critical taite.
Rcpetti Caramtla fur a quarter
century have maintained their
poaition among the fciremoit
proJucti of the Candy
At all E.llir Cliu Sk.H
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PERRY TTFFANYS IN LONDON.
Arpltr Afler nil Adt riilurou .loiir
n e from Ittisslo.
feeri 'iifce hepntr!, Id Tnr. Si n
UinpoN. Aug. 12. - Mr. and Mrs. I'eir)
Tiffany of New York, after an adven
titious voyage fliitn Itussla. have tc.iched
heie. Several Americans hit with them.
After leaching Copenhagen they went to
lletRen, hoping to get a ship thole. The.v
found a ciovvtl of Americans at llergen,
but no boat and little food.
After three days a British tramp
steamer arrlvil for coal and took them
to Stockholm, where the captain wished
to land them. 1'ecunlary persuasion In-
111 in to take thi m to Newcastle.
Kiom there they got to Ujndon by cattle
Th-y found London absolutely mutual,
W.th theatns, dinners and so on con
tinuing as In time of peace
AMERICANS IN CARLSBAD SAFE.
The j Are loinfortalile, lint I'nn't "el
A it n ,
-iil Vahlt llfiulrl, In Till: Si
I'MUS, Aug. 1211. P. Williams of New
Orleans received a telegram to-da fioni
Madrid s.ijlng that the senile, was in
telegraphic communication with Am
cans In Carlsbad who said they wen
comfoi table, hut that It was Impossible
for them to leave the city.
The Information contalnul In the fore
going despatch l.s the tlrst iceelved floai
Carlsbad since the tlist d.tv of this
month, vvh u hillldieds of Americans weie
making disperate and In scoies of eases
unsuccessful efforts to leave the city. The
tegular 'trains to Vienna and elsewhere
could accommodate onl a conipat Jtlv el
few of those who tried to board them.
Meanwhile the telegraph utiles refused to
accept messages without the production
of the senders hlentllli atloti pape:s
AUSTRIAN HOSPITALS CROWDED.
W'litinilf d Soldiers nl lennn, .urn
nml Trl,-le, H11.1 lli'spnieli,
v,r'el I txhlt tniHltin In Till Si v
I toil C, Aug. IS. The military hospitals
In Vienna are crowded with soldiers, ac
cording to a despatch received here. The
soldiers ale said to be suffering from
typhoid, but It Is believed that most of
them are wounded men.
Field hospitals have hen erected nt
'..irn and Trieste tn telleve other wounded
AUSTRIAN ENVOY QUITS ROME.
llltilissiiiliir. In IIcmIuiiI nu, I'lenib
Vibnna. Aug. l: ( via London). -Kajctan
Merey lie Kapos-.Mere. Austrian Am
bassador to Italy, has resigned because
of III health. The post at Homo will be
tilled temporarily liv Baron Karl von
Macchlo, departmental chief in the Aus
trian Foreign 1 if lice
GERMAN TERMS TO BELGIUM.
tptrtttl I lit If Itftlnllvh tn TltE SI V
I'ahis. Aug 12 -The 7'niips nuotis the
Belgian l'teniier as sa.ving that Ger
ni.inv ha- made another effort to per
suade Belgium to cease her rcslstanci,
promising to rtspeet the integilty of her
ten-ton and even its tiggi autll.emeitt
aftir tlie war If she will consent.
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When It Is Most Xeeileil.
There Is gieat Indignation
quarter nt the news that II
Gills" Club Is closing Jusd ji
when thcro Is the gientot in, I
an organization. The .voung won.
"llenls are convinced thai Mis. W
Held of New York, the loin, i, .
yearly benefactor of the ilnli.
vvate of present conditions,
Tho number of loilgein b,i . ,
illicid from tlfl.v to four, .iIMiimi..
staff of live assistant supeilnt.
and fourteen nialtx Is retained
girls Wele advised to leave for I
a week ago lat Sunday, roi i-1 1 1 ,
money but not taking their lumu.
comnioilatloii was lescrved fo , .
Iximloti by teleg-aph In ailvann
The position ,of those n ni.iliii i
matin so uncomfortable that all I f
the exception of four girls arnv i
Sunday fioni Switzerland and in
obtain a loom or bath. Annthi-i
Irom London was persuaded to i
London the same da.
II Is Impossible to advance tlx
ties about provisioning as an i
Carls remains normal In that tiepi
out a sign of illllleulty atlsing.
I.TOO Aiiirrlemis 11 1
1 1 11 V I e.
Seventeen hundred Americans
have been ndiUd to the list ..f t
awaiting transportation home ,M .
these had Intended to be passeiig, m
the French Hints France and 1 - .
They aie returning to I'aris. The
ship company fed the France's p. tn.
gers for a wick without ch.ugi
Americans staving at ple.im . . -t
have found a method of Hssist iiv
country which is mine pr.ictli ii.'. .
viikui: piomlses to undeitHke 1 10 L
Hundreds have voluitleeied to tin
tr.v of Agriculture to Join In the ' !
harvesting. The Minister of gt 1. u.t 1
Is otgaiiliiliig the nnik. C...I 11 ,..!,
the oilulnat'OS of the pbin
NO NAVAL FIGHT NEAR HERE.
Humors Iteiicli I'lirtnmoiitti. N. II.,
bill An- Dlscrcilltcl.
I'OIITSMOCTII. N. II. ug 1: I hs
commandant of the navy at.l 1., ,
to-day that residents on tne Isle of S'i ...ils,
about ten miles off the coast, h.ul 1. 1 .
sielng two warships engage I ,itmt s.x
miles to the east. Their Identltv w.i e :
learned nor the oulrome of the b.ntl.
The comtnaiidant said that tin- '.e-.vs
was brought to the mainland bv ila 'o
prletor of one of the hotels on the isl.1.1
Investigation I..! to the belief that '
reports of a naval engagement w
caused by sounds of camion tiring at I " t
McKlnley, whete the naval reserves wer
practising with the coast defence guns
I'rlest Would Iteenter .trill),
St. I'lrrKiisnt'ttu, Aug. 1'.' - Fat
Itiilatovltch, a former officer of
Guards, now superior of one of the n
monasteries on Mount Athos, Sahu
has mado application for a lenewitl of
lominlsi-lon in the Itiisshin aim.v
It Is Father Biilatov Itch's wish 1.,
main in lellglnus oiders and, fnllowo t
example of the crusading monks ,,f
thltteenth antl foiuteeiith centuries 1.
Ids troops, marine his unlfoiin
by his cowl.
l''lrlliu lleneil III M edl lerrn lien o.
Special I'nblc Ilctpnlii tn T'lt '
Homk, Aug. IS Firing it s, 1 ai
heard to-day at Ortomi Au. '011.1. lr- tin
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