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London According to the Times, wounded Ger
man officers and soldiers, taken prisoners, all agree that the orders issued by the emperor to the army of invasion in effect said: "You will take Paris or all Germany will die in the attempt" Nish, Via Rome. A real invasion of Austria in force is planned by the Servian general staff. The entire Servian army, with the exception of the small force re quired to hold the roads toward the temporary capital, is being massed along the Drina and will cross into Bosnia between Losnitza and Svornik. Copenhagen. German newspapers predict that the army of the kaiser will be in Paris by September 2. Paris, Aug. 31. "Fighting is in progress all along the northern line with the Germans plainly utilizing all of their immense resources'ta.reak the back of the allied defense. Our position is now stronger than at any time since the movement toward Paris began. Our forces in Lorraine continue to advance." This was the only word of the fight ing which came from official sources today. Issued after noon, it showed that the real attempt to open the gateway to Paris is by demolishing the French left wing which is sup ported by the British forces. Paris is all ready for a siege. As the result of the conference between General Gallieni, the new military commandant of the Paris district and the minister of war, arrangements for sending out of the city all not entitled to remain have been com pleted. It is not expected that the allied armies now opposing the Germans win enter Paris. Rather they will continue to retreat south, if their lines are actually broken and remain an extremely dangerous menace to the German siege operations. London. The direct threat that certain of the London newspapers, which have been publishing hysterical accounts of the reverses to the allies on the continent, may be suppressed was made in the house of commons this afternoon by Premier Asquith. The censor on the continent has passed a number of stories, chief of them one to the London Times, which declared that only bits of the British regiments were left after the sus tained fighting of last week which carried the British south from Mons, Belgium, to a point well south of St. Quentin, Frande, a retreat of more thanfty miles. This story of the losses was direct ly contradicted by Earl Kitchener. There was no news from the scene of war. The German allegations that they have cut the lines of communi cation from the channel with the British forces in France is denied at the war office. It is stated there that the road to the continent is open and "will be kept open" whether Paris is besieged or not. It is accepted that the British col umns are again in action in France. The general German advance from the north was renewed at daybreak today and there is no reason to doubt that the British army, heavily rein forced, is again in a position, on the firing line. Stories of heavy firing off the Ger man coast continued to gain circula tion today. There was no confirms?