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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 07, 1914, LAST EDITION, Image 2

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landed to aid the Montenegrins in reducing Cattaro,
which is wanted by the French-British war fleet as a naval
base on the Adriatic.
Turkey. Pressure to have Turkey join in the war
continues although the Porte insists in remaining neutral.
German representatives insist that Turkey is only wait
ing the opportune moment to come to the aid of Germany
and Austria. s
Paris. Entire German army operating from Ver
den making determined attack on allies north of Paris.
Pa.ri3, Sept. 7. General battle,
which it is expected will be partici
pated in by the entire forces now in
France and which may prove decisive
in character, has already begun, ac
cording to official war office state
ment wired from Bordeaux. Declar
ed French assisted by Brtish forces
compelled Germans to retire from re
gion of Coulommiers in department
of Siene-et-Marne on Grand Morin
Bordeaux, Sept 7. The tempor
ary capital wore an air of confidence
today in celebration of the fact that
the Germans failed to attack Paris.
The war office, however, believes
Germans are waiting the outcome of
the struggle in other parts of the
war zone, meanwhile recuperating
from effect of their record-breaking
advance from the north.
Extreme right wing of Germans is
west of LaForte-Sous-Joarre. Army
of Gen. Von Buelow, which occupied
Rheims on Saturday, is moving to
effect juncture with right wing. Oth
er armies in force which came
through gap at Stena are opposing a
very large French army which was
massed to hold fortifications to the
south. Tehy are also co-operating
with the German forces that came
through Metz and which are striking
at Toul-Epanal gap. Apparently it is
German plan to defeat French in east
and then sweep across country in
such a way as to prevent retreat of
allied army now near Paris toward
the fortifications at Belfort.
Paris. Mobilization of 1915 re
cruits to army began throughout
France today. The call will add 250,
000 men to the French armies, by
Sept. 30.
Vienna, via Rome. The main
Austrian army of invasion, com
manded by Gens. Moritz von Auffen
berg and Dankl are desperately en
gaged today with an overwhelming
Russian force between Hrubieszow,
Russian Poland, and the Galician
border. Russians endeavoring to
overwhelm Austrians before the
main body of German reinforce
ments, now being rushed from Gru
denz and Thorn, can reach the scene.
The Russian troops are command
ed by Gen. Rouzsky, who recently
forced the Austrians to evacuate
Lemberg, and it is stated here that
the- Russians outnumber the Aus
trians four or five to one.
Paris. War office in message to
Gen. Gallieni declared French forces
under immediate direction of Gen.
Joffre, co-operating in general move
ment with Sir John French, British
commander-in-chief, have turned
German right flank. At same time
British forces broke through German
lines left of the right wing. This
movement forced German command
er hurriedly to withdraw all his
troops from Lille and the neighboring
towns to strengthen his position.
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