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THE WASHINGTON TIMES. THTRSDAY; SEPTEMBER 24. 1914.
SCENES THAT MARKED RETREAT OF GERMANS FROM PARIS 60 British Officers Sank With Ships Captain Johnson, of the Cressy, Only Commandec Who Lost His Life When Germans Torpedoed Three English War Vessels in the North . Sea Several Days Ago. TO STORM KIAOCHOW iBL gaJiWjWyTP Infantry Will Aid Japanese Troops in Operations in the Far East. TOKYO, Sept. 24. It wns official lj announced today that British in fantry have landed to re-enforc the Japanese land forces operating against the German concession of Kiaochow on the Shantun? peninsula. These British troops were sent from Hongkong. According to the official state ment, the bulk of the Japanese ex pedition already has been landed, and has taken up positions commanding the outer defenses of Kiaochnw. It is stated that the general attack on the German positions will probably commence about the vnd of the month. The Japanese now hold the main line of the railroad that runs to Kiaochow. They have dynamited the bridge be- wea Tsingtau and Klaoehow. and are J olatlng the German possessions fo at their food supply, recently received '"oti Chinese sources, has been cut oft. ' Is announced that the Japanese aviators continue their flights over the rman territory, and have surrpssfully "troyed the entire -nrlrcless olant (o TO I TENNESSEE Branding -an prppostrous" the fail ure of the State of Tennrsec to obtain from the banks Jl.lftroio t meet matur- ng Indebt'dnrs"?. Secrtais of the Treasuri McAdoo dlard that if the anks do not respond toda no will hlm elf take a hand aid ' that the o lred lean i! obtaine.1 "Senator Lw of TennPSKi p infcirm.3 ne, a statement by -;ecrct.u McAdoo toda saj-s. "that tha fttat .f Tennes see has Jl.609,000 of short term notes, maturing October 1, mat th St-H u"e r T"B to renew or extend J1.4-l.ft0 of 'heee notes, and that a commission rcp- sentlng the State has been in New Vork for some time, trying to ffiect i-lK loan but without sucicss. It is preposterous that one of the t-'reat States of tho Union should find ' imporsiblc to procure from the banns jph a comparatively small amount of monej Senator ;,ea informed me that ,e was going to N'ew York last night for the purpose of lolning th" commis s on in its efforts o wk ur- the needed "an. Hoarding Angers McAdoo. "If Senator Ija. and Ins afsociates re unable to procure from banks in the ty of New York jr ..-lsewhTe toda, nd upon reasonable -term-, the desire." an. I 'will myself seo if banks cannot e found to take up this loan for th 'a'e of Tennessee on the Jum of )ci " next upon reasonable teims, and a reasonable rate of interest " Pecretarj McAdoo wax visibly angry ' a pit the "hoarding" fcituation. i" i jlan wrnt forwaid for publishing a Iteas'jrj "black list"" of bankh r i' ti attempt to main tan thrir retercs ttyte the legal requirement, while it same time refusing loatis or charg g exorbitant rales of inten st While banks of the South are tJUd 'o be tbr chief offenders, those of the North rri fat have not been blameless, of as s.i. and anv "black llhf Rub bed will contain some of their name." he only steps taken -o far to break p the hoarding practice uas to v jth hold the second installmint of rop ""'V funds for the tluee Southern 'ehr cities. Other retuliatorv nuas "r''. . which Secretary .M. ,i0o s.iid nould be put In force arr withdrawing Government deposits and withiioldiu emerKencj currency issues from banks maintaining excessive rescrvn Besent Banks' Attitude. lirastlr action was decided upon by the Treasury head after receiving re port from 5,70" of the Jt national banks in response to the call for the condition of the banks on September jz These reports. Secretary McAdoo said showed that while the legal require ments for reserves are onl 15 per cent in country bank and 35 per cent in banks of reserve and cetral reserve cities, reserves of Arkansas and Ala bama banks run from 15 to 40 per cent and Texas banks from 15 to TO per cent At the same time icports have reached the Treasury that interest rates on loans h3ve been i.oised in some in stances from S to 25 ner rent nnil .- rommodations have been refused by -iii.b mcn naa monev noanleo In re serves. Thai the banks should rdop! this at titude after the Trea,ur Department had worked nleht and ridv providing additional currency issues to make 'hoarding unnecessary is the thins uio-i jiiuii unb'crea omciais. ra PROIS IBiBVtiaCMuJISBK 5.- f!& mC'j-k ' Bn 9S9K9MwZS!PBtaHKBIpM lBBBHCBHBS9CBBV9i:'BHBf e?i?!pgrr-f:,-.-,nfciit. g?.it - KOBHkKHL5BBHBSSBHB9w KHHBHflr3iiPIIBHIHv kEEjg3b3HwW7,-HH ViBIKrBBEIb'lCrSiMKBBRBKB V-' i;- K !BraRK'?SWSfflBWA , : PIBl"WHBlrliSp v(BJffi0KfisanBHBVi V- Fr -"zlts"' - vl'MfllHiBHfe NjSlp ''vJS3Svwa0wBBBKVx (cTjsHo-7-os'Qy, ti (J nj cscrcr vi"-'- - Pirn "ota rishied ti tnderwoM &. t mlArwo) N " Above, At Left The great artillery pieces of the German imperial guard, retreating from the gates of Pans be fore the allies. At Right The Ninth German infantry testing by the wayside. Below, At Left. Field artillery of the Ninth imperial army of the Germans being withdrawn to the north, after the advance on the capital of France. At Right A sniping party in the act of firing at Germans concealed behind stonework in the distant field. Today's War Summary By JOHN EDWIN NEVIN. RUSSIA The Russian artillery is said to be steadily reducing the big forts at Przemysl. The Rus sians are continually pressing the Austrians and Germans back, the official report says, and now hold the line leading to Cracow. The general staff declares the Russians will be before Cracow within a week. FRANCE The German right has been heavily re-enforced and its front changed so that it extends al most north and south. The al lies continue their pressure on it, and have succeeded in driving the German line further back. An at tack in force by the Germans last night on the French center was repulsed with heavy losses. ENGLAND British troops are now co-operating with the Japa nese against Kiaochow. The Ger man cruiser Emden has shelled the port of Madras, British India, but was driven off by the land guns. BELGIUM Belgians supported by an armored train defeated a strong German force near Ghent ROUMANIA High officials say Roumania is about ready to par ticipate in war, and that the army is to be mobilized within a week for the purpose of invading Aus. tiia. ITALY It is believed here that Italy plans to co-operate with the Balkan states against Austria. The anti-neutrality demonstrations continue unchecked, and there are evidences that they are having an effect on the Italian government. Bulgaria, Roumania and Greece, it is said, are anxious to co-operate with ifely against Austria and Germany. JAPAN It is officially an nounced that the general attack on Kiaochow can be expected to begin about the end of the month. GERMANY It is officially stated that the British-French forces have been repulsed in all of their attempts to break through the German Jiics, and that the German offensive against Russia continues. It is alleged the Rus sians are using dumdum bullets against the Germans. Heavy French Artillery Is Turned on Cattarro BORDK.UX, Sept 21 The heay French artillery which has been posted on .Mount I.ovein is steadily reducing the defenses of '".attarro on the Adri atic Mrai'vvhlle. the allied fleet which has betn bombarding the forts at ine entrain e of the harbor has succeeded in reducing all of them It is regarded as certain that the city will be captured very soon. :: "a 'v&S" s 3KSSJi. mUMnHlliBtX' Retreat May Mean German Disaster Whethe- historians hereafter decide that the battle of the Marne or the battle of the Aisne was the decisive en gagement of the present phase of the European war, the turning point in the fortunes of the great German offen sive, there c;m be no question but that they will regard the battle of the Aisne as a far greater military operation, a contest hitherto unequaled in extent of territory affected, numbers engaged, duration of fighting, and probably in magniture of casualty lists. Patently, now, this battle is passing into its final stage the decision in the ten days' struggle between 2,500,000 men fighting firm the Meuse to the Oise, from the Bel gian frontier to the German, over a front of nearly 200 miles, cannot long be delayed. It is, then, perhaps a fitting moment 10 review the whole situation along the extended lines in some iutle detail, with a view to the possibilities of the immediate future. Let us start, then, with the positions of (he forces north and east of the Meuse. In the original plan of the German campaign the army of the crown prince was to cross the Meusj at Stenay, turn south as the main German invasion advanced, cut Verdun off from Paris, besiege it, aided by German troops moving west fiom Melz, take it and thus open a short road from Germany to northern France, permitting the evacuation ot western Belgium and the reduction of the army ot occupation, whose regiments were needed on the battle line. THIS OPERATION FAILED. This operation failed because the re treat of Von Kltiefc far to the west com pelled the general withdrawal of the German forces all through France With some difficult the crown prince cxtn cated his nrmv. fell back beyond Ver dun to Montf.iin on. thus protecting his line of retreat across the Meuse at Stenav toward Luxemburg Meantime, the Germans coming west from Metz have made repeated attacks south of Verdun. These continue, but are. ap parently, little more than attempts to prevent the Krench from withdrawing troops to other fields In the field cast of the Argonne and on both sld's of the Meuse the operations seem to have become unimportant Operating west of the Argonno aio tho German army corps forming the left wing of the main German army in the western field They were defeated nt tho battlw of the Marne after desperate, attempts to break the French line be tween Vltry-le-Francols and Camp do Malllv Rlncc then they have been slow ly but stendlly dilven back. Their latest retreat was from Fouain. which Is midway between Ithelms and the Argonne In general they occupv for tified positions alontr the plain of Chalons, from which they are being driven slowlv Here, too. the fighting does not seem to be of first importance North and west of Fthelms to tho Oise the situation Is wholl different Here the armies of Von Huelow and Von Kluck are engaged In a desperate at tempt to break the French center and left renter Fiom east to west the Krench position herf start ng from tho rltv of Ithelms. goes north acioss the Aisne near Berry au Bac, then west to the 0's along: the cdfe of Um Craonno Plateau This plateau is n narrow ridge netweon the, Aisne and the Jetto. and lure fr.r fen days 1)1,. flght'iig has be, u of the most f.V.sp. rat, chara ter Whole Strength Exerted. M nbelms and along the fi annuo Pla teau the whole .strnirth of the fimiun army has been exerted to br. ak through, drlvo the allies soiiih of the. Aisne at Soihsons. sel7f. Rhelms, uith its vital! v lmportant network of highuavs nnd railroads The allle.s on theli part liavo been en Icavonn t,, foice this point and push slowly north Inward l.aori. the key of the roiumunii ntions of the derrnans .ml n Kemia push the Her mans off the rim of the rhnmpagne Mills whlh thrv ociupv After several allied gains at the oul.set the situation here, as a result .,f lntr u. lung on both sides, has r. ache,J a deadloe k w ... , ,. . ,. . ,.i. . .... . rn( i W,. ,jje, iroiii .nnn xo iiei glutii there is now going on the eonti -t H htnt. el.hi.1.1 r. . .11 . . rnnn. moving east from tnien.s the line h.i been giving hteadllv until this morning We ;ne told St Quetitin has been occu pied by the allies as well as Itotsel and I.e I'atelet to the north ii ims be true a ten mile put.li to the east from theli piosent position would brlrg the allies north of the Geiman musH and in theli iear. sipiarelv on the railroad Hue from St Qm-ntln to ilclglum and menacing tho Iton-Maiibeiige and I.aon-Chlmay lines, on which Von Kluck and Von Huelow depend for supplies Such a push continued for anv time would result In enveloping firs' Von Kluck and then un Burlon It would first prevent their retreat to western Belgium, then to eastern Belgium, and "", " i-iii,.m, ii i ii -in ipiicar llli'e, II.' decisive J),.,.. (i. ,.xlr, me right Hank of the Germans Iuih been bent buk until It is perpi-nitlcul ii to the main bat!e line from the Oise to the Meuse Tnrter PICSSWii- from Ireneli nnil lintish I What War By J. W. T. NEW TOUK, Kept 21 There are Indications that the German army In France no longer possesses a right wing The reports of the movements of both tho allies and the Germans are confusing, but they seem to in dicate that o new German force under General Von Uo'hm from the north has got in touch with Von Kluck. and what was formerly tho German right wing has now be come a complete battle line If these indications are correct, thfy mean the German position is now in the form of a hollo.v square. The vouthcrn faco of the square Is the main battle line, which Von Kluck ard Von Boehni presumably have made by joining their armies, the northern side Is formed by tho German corjia in Belglani. and tho eastern side is tho German frontier. Tho effort to break the bquare along Von Kl uck's and Von Bochmn's weetern side Is now oc upylng tho attention of the allies who hitherto finally would. If they still stood in their present position, surround them. To escape this tho Germans must do one of threo things. Break th allied, center about Ithcima and the Craonn-j l'latcau. and thus cut the allied arm In half and compel the ictreat of both e--t ona. concentrate enough troops in the imperiled Hank to chei k the allies, re treat rapidly until their right wing. Join ing hands with the German troops In I'flgnun. is bo oiid reach of flanking opi rations This apparently would be the i uso vvliAti the retreat reached Mim bcuge, the Kremh fortress captured two vveeku ago. Such a retreat would bo dangerous, precisely In tho measure that the allied ranking all.acK nau peneirateu nnu cap tured lines over which the Germans' must move If the ronds aie still unci It would nreesMlit. tho abandonment of much material and rnnnv p'eces of hcavv 1'gbtlng artlllerv If the morale nf the Germans wore shaken by iecent losses and ic tho realization that with the re treat the whole French campaign had cnllaised it might tin! in a rout Itrletlv. then, as It seems to stand now. tho situation on the battlefield Is .- .l. x ... .1 s.I.a ll.n ! CI1IS. I IUIII Hie .llfUM' IIJ llie l, !.-. Ll- Germans are either holding their own or retreating a little under pressure. But from the oise at Nov on to Belgium ii.o. nr,. now threatened bv a tre- meiidnus Hanking movement, which if I unchecked will necessitate re-treat to the I Belgian .frontier. If completely Mitres-, fill, niiii bring ellha.sti r. even destrur- I lion. t' tin whole German force in I "i ante ! I'li-mlV the end of the bailie- Is now j in Mght 11 as me I'aris reports ran lidnitlv assert this morning, numbers ar Mill in their favoi and German at tacks en ibe center have been -in"th-ercil. we nie- nbeiut to .see anotln-i tie mendous Geiman retreat, the Importance- of which In tb general fielel of the rump' an war ' animt b- oveiesti mateel First Assembly Dance Arranged for Saturday 'th the ohi National titles Armorv in G hti'-, t northwest between Ninth and Tenth stie-ets so eoniplelel. re mod, I .1 as ti in eke II eine of the finest ilaiu ing iiiiilitoriums In the citv. th. Hist of the iisembl dances- under the nusplies of the I )av Isons .1 School i,.t M r.el.-i ti Dimctng will be im Satur day evening This dance will inaugurate I a seiles ol dances everv Monday, Thurs ela and Silurdav evening The first dunce- Inauguiates the winter dancing season at the Davlsons School. 719 Sixth stie-t northwest Forecasts Fare Fight. Foiecastlng an atjack by railroads on State J- ent fare laws, the Norfolk anil Western Ballvvaj Company yester ela.v filed u hiief in the I'nited States Supreme Court asking to show that the present fare is-couf Ificatory. Moves Mean MASON. have been trying: unsuccessfully to turn the German right There Is no more German right, if Von Bochm and Von Kluck are in touch, and, instead of an envelop ing movement around the German wing, the allies must try to move through c heavily entrenched battle line. The chief strategic position of the two German battle fronts Is their point of contact where the southern side of the German square meets the western. This Is In the angle formed by the Oise and Aisne rivers. It is here that tho nllles report they are meeting with the most deter mined resistance, and cannot make he'dway Such naturally follows from tho new German alignment. If the vGer man square Is pierced at the angle of the two battle fronts, both lines would be broken. The army whoso tront extends northward would bo separated from the battle front run ning to the cast, and both might b thrown back In a rout. It Is prob aDIe that Von Kluck's present duty is chiefly to hold this angle at all costs, leaving the direction of the northern battle line to Von Boehm. Tho problem now before the allies is more difficult than it was when the battle of the Aisne began. To plerco a battle front as skillfully Intrenched as tho Germans are, requires far greater power than to turn a flank. If the German right wing has been merged Into an extended line, run ning to Belgium, direct assault must be made by the allies unless their nrtlllerv proves more effective than It has hitherto been. This win cause enormous Josses, but the Germans probably cannot be driven out of Franco by any other means. FELL OUT BY HANDFULS Scalp Itched All the Time. Could Not Sleep. Nearly Lost All of Hair. Used Cuticura Soap and Ointment. Head All Healed. 2616 W. Fairmont Ave. Baltimore Md " I had been suffering for about U months with Itching of the scalp. It began by ray scalp breaking out in sore which itched all the time I hadn t any peace nnd I would lie in bed and couldn't tlrcp on account of the Itch ing My hair fell out by handful It was thin and didn t grow at all. I nearly lost all my hair I used at least a iloien remedies and nothing eemed to do me any good I saw Cuticura Soap and Ointment advertised In tho paper and sent fur a sample I used them alut four times and saw that mj hair stopped coming out So I bought a cake of Cuticura Soap and a box of Cuticura Ointment and In two months my head was all healed and m hair Marled to grow and I haven t had any trouble since " uSigned) Mrs. Lillia War dell. Jan 2. 19U Samples Free by Mall It Is so easy to get rid of skin troubles by using Cuticura Soap exclusively and a little Cuticura Ointment occasionally that It Is a pity not to do so in all case of pimples, rednns. roughness, itching and Irritation!. single set Is often sufficient when all else fails Although Cuticura Soap (25c ) and Cuticura Ointment (50c l are sold by drug gists everywhere a sample of each with 32-p. Skin Book will be sent free upon request. Address. " Cuticura, Sept. T. Boston." Ill LONDON, Sept. 24. Captain Johnson, of the cruiser Cressy, was the only commanding officer who lost his life on Tuesday when the Cressy, Aboukir, and Hogua were torpedoed by German submarines and sunk. Captain Drummond, of the Aboukir, and Captain Nicholson, of the Hogue, were rescued and have sent offi cial reports of the disaster to the admiralty. The latest revised figures received here today show that of the officers on the cruisers, twenty-four on the Aboukir were killed and seventeen saved; on the Cressy twenty-five killeG, fourteen saved, and on the Hogue, eleven killed, twenty-nine saved. NOT TO BE INTERNED BY HOLLAND. All of the rescued who were taken to j Their status Is tht of shipwrecked Holland will be returned to England. sailors Involuntarily landed at a. neutral Advices from The Hague today state J I10":'- that the Dutch authorities have decided tJhV Wl." J5 5uarterd temporarily In that .h... i. -...i. . .iT itne Gaasterland camp until arrange that there Is no necessity of these men ments have been completed for their re being Interned until the end of the war, turn to England. Germans Fired on Mates In Water British Insist LONDON. Sept. 24. In an official statement Issued by the British ad miralty today the secretarj- for the admiralty reiterates the charge made by the British that German sailors on German destroyers fired at German sailors who were in the water and who were being rescued by British sailors. The German government has official ly denied this allegation and coupled it with the direct charge that the British fired on German small boats that had put over to the rescue of Imperiled German seamen. Taking up this latter allegation the Austrians Can Hold Out, Declares Vienna VIENNA, via Rome. Sept. 21. It Is officially announced that the Austrians are now occupying new strongly en trenched position in Galicla. and that the reports received by the general staff indicate these lines can be held Indefinitely. Heavy guns have been mounted and every " attempt of the Russians to break through the Aus trian lines has been frustrated. The heavy rains have greatly aided the Austrians. The bridges along the San have all been washed away and the fords are Impassable. In addi tion the Russian pontoo'hs are not sufficiently strong to permit their bringing their heavy siege artillery over at present. Przemysl Is holding out and is giv ing a good account of Itself. The few cases of cholera, all In the Hungarian regiments have been iso lated. It Is officially announced that there is no danger of an epidemic- 3Cut Price Breakfast Bacon Delicious Flavor Hick- n n g ory Smoked, sweet ana - lb. Tender "J BMidhu e. Country Eggs, doz 27c ! El Ryad Coffee.. 35 Sultana Coffee.. FREE To AH School Famous Scholars' Companions With each purchase of Coffee, Tea, Spices, Flavoring Extracts or Baking Powder. Come early the supply is nearly exhausted. Tomatoes gjif 3 for Delicious Cheese, lb. 1 Qr I Laundry lot Starch, 2 Strained Tomatoes, can 4c Clothes Pins, 100 for 12c Clothes Lines. . . .12y2c and 15c DOUBLE TIPPED MATCHES 7 Boxes 25c IIc:iIAflV Ce A ROY tdMJ0 USUALLY 5c A BOX SULTANA BAKED BEANS A & P FANCY PATENT FLOUR Makes light, wholesome bread, light, flaky pie crust and de licious cakes and pastries. No. 3V2 Sack, I 7-lb. Sack, i 14c 27c BIG MAIN STORE, secretary says he has discovered with regret that the British bluejackets on board the Geshawk. exasperated against the Germans, threw a shell Into a boat containing German sur vivors. This shell, he states, did not explode and caused no damage. WHY MODERN SOMEN'S HAIR IS GETTING THIN By Mm. lam Wigs, switches, curling tongs, arti ficial waving, singeing, etc.. have com bined to ruin the hair of many women, so there Is decidedly an Increase In baldness. But proper care will develop heavy, beautiful hair upon any head. In washing the hair do not use a make shift which may remove more than tha excess oil. leaving the hair dangerously dry, but use something which Is mads for shampooing only. A perfectly safe. economical, invigorating shampoo, that makes the hair so fluffy It seems much, "heavier than It Is. can be had by dis solving a teaspoonful canthror. which every good druggist sells. In a cup hot water. This mixture cleanses gently, yet thoroughly, removing all dandruff, excess oil and dirt, giving to the scalp and hair the vigor that Insures scalp health and hair-beauty. Canthrox shampoos make the head feel good, make the hair look good, are very bene ficial where hair Is faded, dull or brittle, and the regular use of canthrox will greatly enrich the color of the hair and give a beautiful gloss and soft ness. Advt. Bulletin- Irish Potatoes Extra Good O Q c White Potatoes cLO pi. BUTTER, 35c lb. mj w 305 Iona Coffee.. 25S. 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