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THE WEATHER FORECAST.
Fair, preceded by showers, to-day;
. Detailed weather reports will be found on page 19.
VOL. LXXXI. NO. 364.
NEW YORK, SUNDAY, AUGUST 30, 1914. ccpvthki. ion. bV sn rrnno and rUbumB auocm. 64 PAGES. PRICE FIVE CENTS.
GERMANS ONLY 87 MILES FROM PARIS, FRENCH WIN IN LORRAINE;
KAISER SENDS TROOPS TO STEM ADVANCE OF RUSSIA'S HORDES;
TURKEY, WITH GERMAN BACKING, LIKELY TO ENTER THE WAR
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FRENCH AIR CRAFT AND BRITISH WARSHIPS GUARDING SHIPFING IN CHANNEL.
Cupyrliht by the Hun Printing and I'uhllsMnic AnsocUtlnn by peclal arrnnisemf nt with thn Uluntratnl Lomlon New.
FRENCH REPORT VICTORY ON
THEIR RIGHT, BUT GERMANS
PUSH FORWARD ON THE LEFT
Advance in Lorraine No News From
the Meuse Desperate ugnt at
Lannoy Germans Are Now
Marching on Le Fere.
GKUKHi: J.YXCIl. nrtlst-ooiTesotitlent of Tub Si x and tho Illustrated
.mi don Atir. says nf tills scone:
"Bather le.s than midway across tin- Channel we saw a large dirigible
npproaoh'lug from tho direction of the Trench coast. She arrived closest
to ns as wo were Just pas-'iiig a little group of our own craft a destroyer,
a torMHlo boat and two submarines.
"Tht! day was beautifully tine with a cloudless sky and a light fresh
bree.e, against which when she turned the dirigible Hew at n good pace.
She looked line as sho inanu'livrisl about with rapid oaso. the rrench Hag
Muttering from the stern shrouda of her car. Sho accompanied us, as did
the destroyer, for some di-tanco, Hying illte low.
The main service of the dirigible would be lo keep a lookout for Gorman
submarines, which would of course be finite plainly visible In this brilliant
light from thut height."
tp's.iat Cable littpnult to Tub Sis.
I'aris. Augu.it :io (i ::;o a. m.).
The Mar Otllce has ordered hat all
towns wltliin a thirty-four mile circle
Iibout I'aris bo destroyed. This Is to
rrrvom danger to tho Inhabitants In
tii e of a siege and to koop tho enemy
from uing tho buildings for any pur-
The .Military tiovornor of I'aris has
ordered all residents of the zone within
notion of tbe city's defending forts to
e KMiate and destroy their houses
v it i,i four days from today.
I lie War (iff ho made an official an-
lmim eiuent early thlt. morning In
v!' li it was Fsihl :
ilur forces li.'io alvanccsl III I.or
r Wr o'i-iip a line along .Mon-
t -''li- ,,nr right wing Is pushing
l",ird. No news bus conic from the
''sionlaj tSuliirday) a violent hat
1 c " nrred In i im region of .annoy,
l t Sg..v I'Abbayo and Chateau
1 i. but the result has not been
d.wlsivo and the attack will be resumed
'Tour rrench army corps ongngd
In a violent battle on the left wing.
The right wing of tho-se four conn,
taking the offensive. droe hack on
(iuls; the Tenth (icrninn corps and tho
guard, both suffering considerable
1 ui- left was less fortunate. The
(iornian forces are advancing In the
direction of l.a I'ero."
I.a Tore Is a fortified town of the
fourth class on tho Olso Hlver in the
Department of Alsno. It Is olglity-lhe
tulles from Tarls ami Is nboiit forty
two miles within the Kronen frontier,
(iulse Is n short distance north of I.a
I'ero. which lu turn Is fourteen miles
northwest of Ijion.
Slgny-IAbbaye and Chateau Torcloii
are In the Department nf Ardennes, not
far from Sedan,
.Mortagno Is lu the Department of tho
I.auuoy Is a small town six miles
northeast of Mile, almost on the lino
of the rrauco-llelglau frontier.
WAR NEWS IN BRIEF
ALLIES REPORTED TO HAVE
WITHDRAWN FROM BOULOGNE
P"si Vnhu liitp itth In Tnr Pt-i
l,o.Mi, August U'.l,
x -;h uiiotiVhil reports say that
" "inij .s. inking s,iVoral army corps
m Wuii e to prottvt Hast Prussia, It
Mi 'un timt three (iorman corps and
i Aiisiiiiiu ou-ps j-0 01, tlielr way
lo press a now attack In the region of
ltelfort, the famous Kronen fortress
guarding the gup at the Kraucotior
In the north the llrlllsh army Is at
I'oiitlinu tf on .S'ccuikI I'ngr,
I-'UANCt:. The Krmoli Wnr Olllcc ip
poitu that the opfratlons III l.orralnn
havo txeii iiislii-it forwant In the vicin
ity of Mortagiif, In the Vori-. In the
nnrlh four Krench niniy corp have
wpulwil a (Iorman forcn at Oulsv, but
th rnKageniont will b- rmumoil to-ilu
Tho (Icmians in c movlnB south on the j
Ictt wing of thn Krench army of the
north anil an- mar l.a Kurt", which Is
fouth of St. (Jacntln. ubcro the llrlt-
IhIi wrre ilofeutiil on Thurbilay. li
Kcro Is clghty-llve mllfs ,from I'aris
and forty-two mil wltJiln thn Krcncn
frontier. No nrws of tho lighting along
the Mcukc has boon rtcclvtsl In I'aris.
CI'llMANV. Ornian troops ar reported
to bn p.u-slng tliiough Hplglum solng
oust from tho Krench frontl.r, ap
parently confirming tho rtort that thn
(icrnians are hard pressed en their
lastetn frontkr and that r enforce
incntH are needed If tho Kufslan In
vasion Ik to be retarded, Crrman re
ports from the eastern theatre, of Wrti
ar that Ave Russian army corps wcio
defeated fouth of Allenstrn, Hast
Prussia, and th.it thn Austtliint are
driving the. Itusslans aheiul of them out
of Oallcla and arc Invading Poland,
HIIPHIA. KiiHSlnn reports contradict
flatly the Herman statements of
the operations In K.ist Prussia and
PRINCE TAKES GERMAN GUNS.
fiprciat Oi'We lirtpili'li lo Tut Si v,
St. PhTKRHHtuio, Aiigi 29, -Thg Crosa
of St, ficorge has been conferred on
Prince I'.rlstoff, Colonel of th6 Horso
When thn (iermnus retreated from
Slalliiponcu, Prince KrlstolT ordered hl.s
men to unllmber their guns. They then
galloped forward and captured tho Or
man gutib, which were placed on Uus
tlan gun carriages under u, la-uvy lire.
O.illelii, St. Petersburg announces that
Allcnsteln has been captured and that
the. Cjjrmans ate In full retreat from
Allenstrilu, Soldau and Illschorfiburg.
According to olltclal Husslan announce
ments thu IhimluiiH have repulsed thn
attempt of an Austrian aimy rorpi
lo Inv.idu Itusslu and thereby relievo
tliii pressure, on tho (ternians In E.ibl
Prussia with heavy Iosjch to- tho Aus
trlani). OltUAT HltlTAI.V. Reports of the naval
battlo In tbe Ulght of Helgoland s.iy
that It lasted eight hours. Two hun
dred German prisoners havo arrived In
Kngland and more worn oxpectod last
night. There Is much rejoicing In Ioa
dun over the result of thU first naval
battle nf the war.
TUHKIJV. Deflnlto Information from
various parts of the Balkans bius boon
roctdvod In London that (Iorman of
ficers, Itoth army and naval, and Her
man sallora aro hurrying to Turkey,
and a declaration of war by Turkey
liguln-it tho alllc Is expected at any
moment. The (termini light cruiser
Panther has hi rived at .Smyrna, and It
is reported that, llko tho (ioehon and
tho llreslati, sliu will bo sold to Tur
key. Itcporl apparent!)1 authenllcatod
say that preparations aro being mado
thioiiRhout tho llalkan Ktatiw for u
cunttlct with Turkey.
COUNT ZEPPELIN TOO OLD.
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filarial Calilt lutpnlfh la Tnu Hex
("oi'KN'iiAttitN, via, Paris, Aug, 29,
Cerman papers announce that the ro
(piest of Count Kcppolln to bo reinstated
In tbe aerial service of thn Herman
I ariny has been refused on account of bis
j The Count has now made a direct ap
I peal to tho Kaiser to bo allowed to
serve, although he Is over 70 years of
' age. The reply of the Kaiser has not
been made public.
TURKEY PLANNING TO JOIN
KAISER AND RAISE STANDARD
OF MOSLEM REVOLT IN INDIA
Influx of German Officers Into Con
stantinople Taien as Forecast of
Warlike Action by the Porte,
Nominally Against Greece
PRINCE PONIATOWSKI IN ARMY.
Son nf 18 Venn, n I'rlMite, rother
Special Cable fiftwtrA lo Tim St:s.
P.ms, Aug. Ti.- Prince PonlatowslU
has been taken back Into tho Krench
nnuy with hl.s former rank of Hub
Lieutenant. Ilia elghtcen-year-old son
has enlisted as a private.
Thus the father is one of tho oldest
Lieutenants and his son ono of tho
youngest soldiers In the army.
Balkan States All Likely to Enter War
ipecM corrttponitnt of Tar SfN aiuf Ihe lomlon "Dally Moll."
(pedal Cable Vttpolrh to Tat Pes.
ROME, Aug;. 29. Tho situation in the entire Bnlkuti peninsula is
becoming; most serious. All the Balkan Stntes are preparing to partici
pate ir. tho Europenn cortjjlct.
If the above dospntch proves correct anil n Rcnernl conflagration
in the Balkan peninsula has long been rumored Bulgaria no doubt
would nttnek her old enemy Servin, who seems to ho getting the best
of Austrin. Greece, it hus already been reported, hus considered send
injr troops to aid Sorvia. Turkey, it is to be expected, would seize the
opportunity to reconquer some of her lost territory. Rumania ia
pledged by her treaty with Servitt and Greece to support Russia.
Prince iVinlatows,ll, who Is of Polish
descent, him lived In Pars for many
years, where he Is well known, especially
In financial circles. Me has many friends
In the United .Stales. He married Miss
Kllzabeth Helen Hncirv of fttoeldou.
PRINCE IN NURSING HOME.
Special Cable Despatch to Tnr. frv.
LONDON, August 29.
Heuter's announces that confirmation has been received in
well informed quarters of reported fresh military activity in Tur
key and the sending of German officers to Constantinople. It also
is understood that this has been the subject of representations to
the Ottoman Government by the allies.
A news despatch from Germany of a very definite character
says that on August 24 a train passed through Philippopolis with
150 German ofiicers and subalterns, of whom forty-five were navai
officers. On the following day another train passed through Sofia
with ninety German sailors and three German ofiicers. On August
20 a detachment of German marines passed through Sofia, bound
KIhk (ii'iiriii-N "Snllor" Son Hnfrrs
Special Cable HetpiUch la Till! Srs.
London, Aug. ?V. -Prince Albert, second
son of King n.oiKe, ho ua reported to i f Constantinople, and more are expected.
hava been attached with appendicitis, Is
lu a nursing home at Aberdeen under the The fact is that Turkey may declare war at almost any mo
t','T,,::,;:,,mPrZ..'C,wl,, servmg onjment. The efforts of the nations of the Triple Entente hitherto
the battleship coiiingwood whn hi i-: nnvc failed and the situation is admitted at the Turkish Embatt
tiii: nation-." iiiriiiwAvYir. Tit.wKihere to be extremely grave.
1 T.. the ml7" "'"''"ieeuie ium.,1 The arrival of the German light cruiser Panther at Smyrna
: put prvicr
7 ihrmmh iriln dolly from ,un .liwlln.' imtwlnnt in Turlfnu'tt nrnmiriii inns ns ihflV lr Ull-