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Washington. Five thousand Servians were captur
ed near Mitrovich by the Austrian army, the Germany
embassy was advised this afternoon by wireless from
Paris. In an official announcement telegraphed
from Bordeaux the French war office claims that the
French are continuing their earlier successes and are
now on the offensive. The statement, issued at 3:70 p.
m., says: "In the' general battle the Germans are being
forced back all along the line."
Washington. President Wilson today signed a
proclamation calling for a national day, of prayer on Oc
tober 4 to pray for cessation of war in Europe.
Vienna, via Rome. It is announced that an Aus
trian army of 70,000 men has defeated the Montenegrin
troops in Dalmatia with enormous losses. The Austrians
are now concentrating for an invasion of Montenegro.
Tokio. It was officially announced that the Japan
ese aviators, operating in conjunction with the blockad
ing fleet off Kiao-Chau have succeeded in greatly damag
ing the German fortifications.
Berlin, via Amsterdam. It is announced that Dr.
Ludwig Frank, the noted Socialist leader and member of
the Reichstag, who has been serving in the German army,
was killed in the fighting near Luneville on September 3.
Petrograd, Sept. 8. Official proclamation issued
and signed by Czar Nicholas announced that Galicia is
now a Russian province emphasizing the extent of the
great Russian victory over Austria. All of Eastern Gali
cia as far as River San declared to be held by Russians.
Paris. Success allied efforts to turn German right
Hank in battle at Nauteuil-le-Haudonirt dependent on
game of speed. Believed allies will be driven back if
Gen. von Buelow's army comes to rescue of Germans.
Bordeaux. War office announced that 12 divisions
of Austrian army had been engaged by Russians west of
Lemberg and completely annihilated.