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CITY EDITION CITY EDITION TWItTY-SlXTH VKAR , VII. x. . am mitiYiT I II IUL.II U WW III! I ON VICTORIOUS BATTLEFIELD OF O'Doimel! Bennett Describes Stately Ceremonial Follow ing Triumphal Entry of Ger mans Into Russian Town, MILES OF BAYONETS MAKE IMPOSING SCENE Resplendent Pageantry of War Gorgeously Unfolded Against Background of Desolation and Misery, (it, IAMBS odonnkm. BENNETT) (Copyright IIHl By The Chicago Tribune. Novo Georgievsk. A Oft. It (by Mill Urj Courier to Warsaw and Berlin.) Bome Tribune raiders may remember that last autumn the writer had the food foi tune to he able to Rive them i detailed picture of the German em peror at church with his troops. Luck stavs with me, and I can now Rive you n description of the emperor on the battlefield. At chinch he ttonless, Oil I Novo Georgtevi ii' live, jovial i leanlns slightly w a I grave intent . mo he victorious (teM oi k in- was buoyant, nd glmple. He stood on an old-fashioned, i , no of bright yellow tlmt may have cost as id he spoke to the sol- cm r wood much die is broth died siBtciiest of Ceremonials. lii the last year 1 have seen many h bitter sight and many a splendid one. hut this afternoon brought to ma ,i ui iv of what is at one- the slaioli est and most austere of ceremonials that of the kaiser parade end the settm- for it was enormous lp its BX tent and overwhelming In Its pictorial value. Sonic muster of ceremonies with u Renins for setting tin; slage inusi have elected th locution for the ceremo nies of this heroic day. The resplend ent pageantry of war wild unfolded against i background of most fright - ft lllltlllll en the glare r vaults in the fortress the smoke shimmered from the the ord- of Novo Of the ml rolled t of and i leorgicvsl burning villages agsmsl a sky (hat was heavy with rain i loads. The troops that the emperor was to Itreet ;m,l thank were massed on one ;of the grandest stretches of the great Warsaw plain, For leagues around the ground was treeless and swept In soft undulations toward Ihe ,lnrk distant lines of forest and ravine. A broad highway, along Which thous ands of Russian prisoners WON tSarohlng, skirted the scene of the kaiser parade. Miles of Unwinds. A little after 1 o'clock the RtoUOS- solored lines , arne streaming up to the summit of the plain from the Woods .mil formed Hues that made miles of long vistas Of bayonets and shrouded helmets, and behind them wi re mpiadi-ons of hussars. Throughout the formation the wail iBg of bogles drifti-d from forest to forest, from village to village, and froin fort to fort. The horses of the uhlans responded to that walling with 'sialic neighing, mid the long hoarse cries of command blended with the bugle notes. A horsenwin dashed from the C titer of the field to Ihe highwav and spoke some words there, nnd Instantly the clamor of soldiers who were dragging lbs captured Russian cannon out of the mire with eight-horse teams WS Stilled A sii, nee absolutely churohltka be Bsn to envelop the pis in, and the only Sound was the snapping of the pen nunts in the summer breeze The men talked In whispers, not because an im perial ceremony was shaping hut he- ox use the easiness and beauty of the pi' tun made loouaclty an 'imperti nence. Rut there were moments In the slow co-ordinating of certain gigantic de-1 bills of the picture that compelled j Whispered admiration of even the Jen who hate themselves for utter ing banatltu s in the face ot a nib j proposition. New Lornialloii Begin. There was a cry oi command, then! J s' uffling ,,f many feet thai was j ardl) more than a soft brushing sound, it rose to a rustic and be fme ,i trampling, then a great rum-j Ms ano u roar. it load,, th,- plain tremble as bat tallon after huttalmn swung them- ; selves Into new formations, and be hold! a vast hollow s(tiare lined with mnk upon rank of gray had m a twinkling been formed. flu swiftness and precision of thej ovemenl and the effect created by! the acres and aires of bayonets luist 1,nX against the sodden sky was stag g' r ni: lien whispered more I" themselves than to one another and 1th a pause at every syllable of the "rds, "Donnerweltcr, ist BS nlcht tinderschoea." ll was like havin: one of Adolph Hensefi glorious Frederick the Ureal MctUrei touched to life and then stcp Wng into the middle of it. Lines Itc, nine Itlghl. The dark gray lines became rigid A nian clad in gray stood In the mld '" of the hollow suuare. The ground round him was strewn with oart fidgev, belts, and such like discarded equipment Before him was the roll ing smoke of Novo Georglevsk, behind mm the afternoon sun showed pale through the west clouds. To his left rose the parapet of Fort Wo 1,;, letter A, of the oiittr works of Georgjevsk fortifications. Ha ''owiiike interior strewn with Rus lan cannon. To his right was Fort go Id, lettr f. of this chain of de nse. n front nf him was an inter "''iiHle fort that was taken by storm 'he day before yesterday. Its para- NOVO GEQRGIEVSK FOURTEEN PAGES THE WEATHER i okh isrr, Washington. Aug -V New Mixi i'O: Sunday local showers, cooler iwHmm pomon Monday, unsettled, shower in south portion. Warmer. pet wis thickly sttewn with MtS at rifles the Russians ha,i tune hi burn or to break liefore suircudci or, death I The man's spiked helmet was the central point of Hie might) picture. Ine Oetl) tomb ot bright color m u Was provided when the wind Um hack the (cartel lining of Ins i n (Ta) overcoat. .' 1, wore redd ith blown glove. His revolver holal hung from u belt ,,f blown leather. Tin- man was the Herman emperor. Beyond doubt lie was this afternoon the happiest man In Europe, BaweUUM Loee list (ootboM, Von Beseler, the buttering ram of Antwerp and now of Novo QeoTgievak, last night swept th,- Russians from their last foothold in Poland. The victory was of tremendous signifi cance. It meant that now the V istula wus Open from flank to flunk Of tin Blighty Herman offensive against Rus sia. Beeeltr aim had been fulfilled and he had put the Vistula to work for Germany, horses of umns on No more of klllii lerman ammunltlo m ib Polish roa of the destruction more now of the d rubber tirea tint we than gold chariot w i was open No man knew bet peror what all thia i night's army bulletll he was rushing acres i ounti s and thank the troops. His face was radiant and bit mi ner eager as he stood here in the h low square. 1 never saw a look mote profound mllltarj .intent any human countenance. Kaiser IMrnwea The music of the b. been playing while the forming round died I churchlike alienee he i" I l oop. nd 1 1 I Occaalonally he mad, a thrusting tiou into the ground with the cane upon which he leaned i miliar attitude (This ll don j he wishes to emphasise words j He spoke very slowly, In g ICoiitii,,,,.,! oi, Page si , i TUFT APPEALS tBriteves Ofraobati'i j Have Control ol i Efforts During Wai ! of Its Efficiency, Should IBV MOBNINO JOUHNAl Sfrr.lAL LIAIIO Wl-I San FraflclSCO, t'alif.. Aug. 28. j William Howard Tafl pb aib-d todgjr the cause ,,f the American Red Cross at exercises celebrating "Bed Cross day," at the f'anatna-l'ncifio OXpOSM tiOtt. i lions, more funds and neutrall giving, lie praised American (their ready response to calls fo hef funds when the European ! began but depr- a" d the tact that were ilaed ths lined ItWO-thirdl Of Ihe fund I disbursed by relief bodiea orgai j on the sour of the moment whili I Red Cross stood tiady "iili a t rn ! organization to do ths S'ork. I "ft does nol refle, I vv , II upon national reputation loi efficloi i Mr. Tuft said, "that the best ig for collecting and distributing reus, fraternal, monetary and t laid to the suffering "f Europe in ! war. hsl received and had onlr, certainly not nunc than o third o j the funds itrlbuted. i regret j say thai We do not thua entrasi ! funds to ih,- Amerii Red 1 'roai i clusivsly. Monopoly is g I of our I bel lo FOR SUPPORT OF RED CROSS WORK Twenty-Three Counties Are Now in Line I 1 j i HH SB ALBUQUERQUE, FE GETS OFCOUNTIESFOR BIG STATE FAIR Appiopiiation by Commiss )00 Made ... r.. hihit ,vf R )lll SUPT. JOHN V. CONWAY I IS PLACED IN CHARGE ios, Rio Arriba and Sandovi Alone Remain to Be Visitt ,i meeting immlasloaeri j ere today the lated for the adequate ex lurcea at the Albuquerque j bor 16, next : I state limn i In li in expend Hi" gather the in lo Albu- money appropriated and exhibit thai is to be s querque. This committi Count) School Superlntf v. ConWaj of So ii 1. 1 i look wcller of Tesuque, a i r ol I 'cl I IllOS. The sell ommittee Is regarded ai ly fortunate one, as all ll afo live-wire boosters i lied on lo ser (hat tlM cvhiiiii is gathered and buquerque, an c li- till' ..I- o Blssomiiiii The meeting of the ,ii c. board mission, rs was addressed by former Mayor 1. K. 0. Sellers and II. H.l llenim; of Albuquerque, special com-! mlasionerg touring northern New Mexico in the Interest of f,,lv f-; tar tin-., had Li t before the board the advantages to be gained by the coun-l ty from an exhibit of its resources' and h.ol briefly explained of this year s fair there v si ni i iik voice in the Mi"1 make the appropriation, in common with the r, st:ite, S.inla ge county has marvelous degree of pros the si n pl us no dix- year. Her than ever, at tiirul, llvestoi she is in Ibe li, ps b b, I in tin- line ot am p ui iv and mill, ral reSOUrl i s front tank of the COUR- Mrs of the state With Supet inleti- dent Conway at the head ol the com mittee in charge of the exhibit it is assured that g splendid Showing of the remarkable progress of the coun t) In educational affairs will be made. (inly three counties, Taos, Kb, Ar riba and Sandoval, have s" far failed to make all a ppropriat ion of not less than If'1111 for Ihi- purpose of exhib iting at tin- fair, and it Is believed that these three counties will be Ill side tin- fold within as many days. Colonel Hellers and Mr. HCttlng ,vil! leave tomorrow f"r Taos, and on Monday will go before the board of county commissioners t that county. They will then go to Tlerra Amarllta lor a session wiili th, Rio rriba count) commutsloneri ami will con clude the tour of Ihe COUntlSI "I III'' state on their return trip i" Albu querque when they appear before the Sandoval county pDSUllisslonefg ut Bernalillo. Kaiser Ltcoiulcs mo Sunders, tmstertiam, ng, - (hi London,1 Aug. !. 12:2. . in.) The Berhnei Tageblatt says ii bams from Dres- den that Bmperor William has , on-i filled tin' decoration of the ordei pour le Mnite on Field Marshal U niui von Sanders, oonimander of th' Turkish forci s in Europe, m i i w SITA Oil OH WAGON siiiiii, le tdeVd to Twewty-tera tkan ntles Prevlnusli rlsvrwted as iiadng tppropriated proen s.viii to si.ooo for Kthihiis Taos, Sandoval ami Rio rnita ashpectcd m Join tVlavu VlsUcd l "xljlns s,,,,,i,,, NEW MEXICO, PAN-ftME RICAN CONFERENCE TO i MEET SOON ON ; MEXICO AFFAIRS All Villa Adherents Favor m :e Proposals Set Forth i Warrinu Chieft juthein Republic, anis o CARRANZA GENERALS ! STAND BY FIRST CHIEF! of the Constitutionalist! ".rmciit Expected to Send! s Answer After Entering! Washington, Aug, 'Jv The next si, p in ibe sffoj i lo bring pages in Mexico will be run . in. n d hj the Pan Amerlcatt eonftrenct probably next week, nuGorlij of the military and political leaders in Mexic, hav ing replied to the appeal of the eon- fei i nc for g pel offlt lallj snnoui onferees would although h deflul inn hm nol be u Copies of the cell ed hu ,- be -m, -in n ay that emhled - was the I i.l liishi'd to Ih, la South and Central American diplo mats Who xv it h Secretary Lansing comprised the conference. General Carransa'g repl) is gpected early next week and n o understood the call for the meeting will be Issued us soon as that in in Mr. bnnslng' hands. Will licpK ioiii ( aptlul. Carransa offtciuls here a id the re ply probably wduld he seni as soon at I, in i ai 'arrfeng , ruai had Mexico to Impress ih cl that the go ims is iii contr conferei a w Ith miM'ininent which trol ,,f the greater well established In i public. Responses ippe.il have come ami all his nili" mi mi'et's of his in purl of Mi xlco, Is w. the i apltal of the favorable to the from , leneral 1 HI tary commanden cabinet and political advisers, All rs piles from Carrgnsa's generals and adviser have ni rved the decision to their chief All Mexican leaders ,,ut sldo the Cafranxu and Villa factions b u .ice utcd the offer of the Pan American c inference of aid In arrsng- IK for a convention lo be held III nell- 1 1 ,. Used Mexn a ii territory for purpose of creating o provisions ernrrrcnl to arrange general flee tin Tlios,. Who Mai I a - ides Villa hlmsS Replied. among thosi- vv ho have gent affirmative repll, lor. Lombard u, minister "f foreign affalra in Villa's cabinet; Bnrlqu Llo rsnte, Gen. Felipe Angelas, General kfaytorena, governor of Honors; Gen. Raoul Mader, i. General Hernandes and others, Mexican leaders favoring the I'.i ii-A nit-i 1,-ini plan arc located principally In ihe north and west of Mexico: those opposing- ii are m cisl ami central Mexico, General Zapata, ni m irelos, south of Mexico i !lt) , ih expected to favor the plan, although his reply has not yd reached Wash ington. Before another confers Is held, narransas adherents are hopeful that General Gbregoa win have captured Ton, mi. toward which he is said to he advancing Villa is iaid to b massing bis forces at Torreon to meet thll nttScki A derisive buttle there may iiuve ii fnr-rnnchlng effeel mi the future "f in, republic a dlspati h toda.) to ibe currants agency said Carrgnaa fores had at tin ked Baltlllo and Gurango, Roth are of strategic value In Die campaign against the Torrson stronghold, II.I.X ( (N( i M I i M i s FORI I s ( MOSfTKHKY El Paso, Tex movemi nl of v Vug 2 A general a govei nment forces ((nil 1 1 ma "I n I'ngi, IWS) for the State Fair ' 1 I m AUGUST 29, 191. GERMANY SHOWS EAGER DESIRE TO CONCILIATE UNITED STATES W hen nepoi Arabic Is Commanrji FULL SATISFACTION FOR LUSITANIA SURE Disavow ogies Again ulemi Washington, Aug II Count von .Bernstorff, the Oerman ambassador, win leave Washington tomorrow for eu Ymk to await Instructions from his government which he confident!) expects will lead to negotiation! that will bring speedy aha wholl) s,,tis factor) conclusion to the entire con trovers) between the United gtatei and llcrmau over Ihe question Ol I submarine warfare, Unless Ihe situa tion in Berlin whollj ehahgoa before the diMpiiti in s are seat, the ambaaaa i dor believes he will be authorised to Ireopen formal discussions with Bee retarj Lansing to the ond that u hots ma) ne 1 1 atned b tin- lermn n lernment entirel) satisfactory to lulled Stales Walls Itipmi b) (ol aid So far as the state department concerned formal presentation of Arabic case to Germany awaited ceipl from Ambassador Oerard Berlin of tin- Qerntan admit alt) ths re tll I's- I port on the dt si t in I Ion of Ihe : hip. Dispatches from Rerlta tonight said the report might be made any day or might be delayed a fortnight Ths last of the Oermag submarine! operat ing smith of Inland will not return lo port before thai time. Until ths ad miialn staleiiienl is received, how ever, and the Arabic ease disposed of it is in ilk, i that a discussion of the broad, r question of submarine war i.i f i Mill In- n-opi nod Liberal I lenient Ttiaagphs, in Qermkn circles here n Is firmly believed thill UtS Bsrlln gOl e I'll ll l ell t Is anxious to bring friendl) terminal discussion over tin pglgn. The visit o torff iii M'ashlngt, struetlons from B .tin ailing on I. Is Viewed the liberal i on ct the vf s expressed ln- of President wtlsi ih,. ambassador in b an Interview soon ias destroyed office is be encourage an , a' w s between and Secretary after the i.usitauia The let ma ii foreign llevsd to be ready ti Informal exchange of Count von Bernstorff UlSlng in older that tin- drafting of ! a full reply to the list American note ou ihe Lusitanla, satisfactory to ths Washington government, may bs ; hastened, C' rahle Cose. I As In the Arabic case, it was posl- tlvel) stated today thai what, .vet the Gel man .idiiiii a ll v i SPOI I might lie, the Berlin government would give gg- suranoes that its submarine com manders hmi received explicit Instruc tions i hut no passenger ships be ui I lucked without warning This was in accordance with suggestions sent to , ii, 1 1 1 1 1 b) Count von Burnstorff Imme- dlatei) aftei Idenl WlUwi comma ndi i his interview with ll es- Bhould the submarliia Ittempt lo justify his nc bl no report eel bo' re , ilerimin cum ma inlet as I, II is belli veil t he ( l(,r- man 'a iv ei ii in, 11 1 , b-a r thai as a wai lai e against been suspended will seek In make it national policy Ihe passenget ships has Already offers "f partition for American lives lost with Ihe ship have be, -a made infm mallv 'and Ambassador von MiTiuitorff feels I thai barring iidluslmcni of minor dl lulls, the countries friction betv b is ut nil end. m Hope for Pnatw. Ihe relaxing lensioii of ih. Situation a new nope bar pea,, iii EU- 'lope has sprung. German observers here have noteo that there is group , b , "iinirv which sees iin'sibih ties or American modiuiion behind the I pi icefUl adjustment of the Amerlcnti- I German dispute, With one eonoession won from the belligerents by diplo matic means the security of the lives I of BeUifttfS mi ths high seas It is though! possible that other ptnpoeuls ina.v follow with restoration of peaci a- their object. The ascendancy of the liberal element In Germany, it is n , id. b uds I'Oldl to thai Vievc. SO fill ilN Oet many Is oonusrned H I I H ( llt iNMiti iions TO Gi:H.M n m iim iiiim;s Berlin, tug. Hat (via i imi. ug. lm. Igiad a m) ir vop Bsthmann- Hollweg, thS Cisrman imperial chan cellor, ami Admiral von Tlrplta, mln- f in rine, who I' ft together on 'veiling to Join the em siin at eastern headquni the Arabic case and ths polio) generally undoubt been the subjects of con- r, ind I: corning the conference and no deveb I opmettta of uny SOT! have occurred In I tin ease here sines the chancellor's declaration "f policy given In a state ment to the Associated Press in-i Wednesds) Admiral von Mueller chief of the private marine cabinet and the emperor's dlre t personal ad- riser "ti naval affairs, also is with tin- emperor, Tin- admiral's Influence ll In known, is thrown with that of Dr. von Bethmann Hollweg and Foreign Mlniatet von Jagow against compll' cation with the 1 1 lilted Stales and so. the opinion Is held here, ibele Is no reason lo change the hopeful vo w of the situation expressed after the chan cellor's statement. The eXSCI vi ordlng 01 Instructions issued lo naval uiiiuanders has not been divulged and higher oft. Mi. SECTION ONE-Pages 1 to 8. Mr. liners Wltllmll Whether this applies i,, freighters cannot be learned, but the technical I difficulties in distinguishing a freighter frm passenger ship I through i periscope would in ;u I ..is, produce the sain,- effect. Tin- ni lc .n government now i I officially In possess,,.-, of the mm declaration ( poltcj as cent lined In in n Be4hmntu-Hollweg'i utate- j nient. and appar. nil, with the Samel limitations, tit's having been conveyed b Mini"'ci v. i JagOV to .la mes W Gerard, the a gnei li , imbasaadot at ,i confeieiuc Wednesday noon. No report ,0 the sinking of the Muhb hs vet been received, Roue of the submarines w hich might pes- I Ibl) have been involved having re turned ba port Tin igmiralt) that the report niuv come uiiv day in, I n,a pneslhlv be deluvcd itttOtheT fortnight t i"ast thai Interval must . lapee before ths lines OpsrWtllH soi turns r 1 1 (1111 GOVERNMENT- ARRANG n i. ub II , It Pond-in to teed, p in. i The occupied regions ol and and llnssiti under Qerman ministration have bet n foi med a general governorship and pli iii,,- Belgium, under gen, ral gov ernot K,r this iiost, tteneral von Beselsr, conqueror ot Antwerp and N'ovogt'OVglf vslti t's i n selected, The Audi If unitarian and German governments some tints ago perfected .in ggn emcni for a division of th territory In the oeeupted regions west nl ihe Vistula river for administratis purposes This preaumabl) will be extended in the m-vvis occupied dis trtots of ttuasls and will constitute n provisional waruims arrangement for the administration of the affairs ,,r Poland until ths fata of thai coun try is definite!) arranged at ths con , in .imi of peace hoicrn Hhowg I p in Grrsassry, BsrHn, Auk. -'s 1 1 la London, 111:48 l. Ill 1 W lug t" l lew , .,;.,s m i ll i tl era hIoiiu Ih,. rlVSrg Odsr and Bpre, ihe prefect of indie, has issued a vv iii ning to th' loiiilui liusl Using Mnliai.'ij; Route I ondoi Kapuiliiiilii New i or' en to )W II) 'IK II, MCIMK-INO JOURNAL -., , IIM.DWI..I ew fork, Aug. II.-gtomewhsta in ih,. dangeroui waters that wash ths British tales ihe steamship llottsrdam, li nsarlng Ih port of Falmouth i,- ulght with an Indian pi lin e aboard whose chief apprehension is that he KM) In Cap! in cl ! v Ihe (lertnaiis ami in 1,1 tot ransom ' He is Jagatjit Singh I tit l.n it (i r. niiibui a lull ot Ml 11 PR1IMC OF GREAT lira FEARS GERMANS pin in, ,1.1. whose rich in in, G,i lit v llas.asrman ton e gamsreo si uraym " l in,. , I I India recognlzcil usin rumored eflorl to force u way one of the wcitlthlcsl and most pow I ut of Indian rulers, anil he sailed iscreUy from this pari August if, on his wa back lu Ills kingdom after a two months lour of the Culled Stales and Canada. With the mahsrujah arc his queen the tftnharanee- a Spanish beauty Si hum yen i s con.- Id a n A r len, ti b married in Madrid rive go. his secretary, M. I'hy, a r.iide retinue ol servants and i ri, an gin, Miss Maggie Cn- vvhoin Ibe tin liking vv tiib- in Prlends of t Vol v much lift fnill Ine ' "mini the in, i ha l a la Ii Voili. were II departure from New it published her,., and Ills great wealth, might lie the ship, l il a,, bun Off bun for laps So II knowing ol in wall tor Hie ami holding hll w us the the arranged United sin itoi terdsm, for Palme should rajah I idea no lo sail. elusion Thro consul; i ingen Hrlllsb IS, Hie mull, i boarded the; mi h the sgency of ths British te bete, ii w a:, i sported, lU- I cuts bat o been mads fot i ! i riiisei i meet ths Rottei d , off FmIhiouIIi and eotivov her through; the submarine folds ol operation to port special train will take him to Lotuion man Falmouth and St Ibe, British capital a special guard ol his ow ii ind lan i ps will be assign 6 to him as an escort. From London, in, the course "f time, the royal parte win proceed leisurely back to India, ine mabarajah and his party rem bed this pot I mi a v ts.it to t he United States, Ma) lusi They have visileil Ihe chief Amiri'an citlSS, lauludlng sun franc Isre, where they spent sums time at itie I ansma-fa- elflc egpOSftiOn and ' nluida. PRUSSIANS ALONE HAVF I flST I.740.fl3fi Heumii K.uitNAi eessiAi ,i wmi DSterdsm (via London, Aug. L'li, p. to i 'ih'- I'riissiun casualty from No, :t ' i" Ml give Ihe lists ii., lues of 1 0, 2 4 S killed, wounded and missing, according to Nleuwe Rotter damsehe Gouranl Ths total Dum ber of Prussian losses published up to August M, amounts to i.Ttd.ili killed, WOundsd and missing, says the papei To the above must be added ihe Bavarian oaauelt) hsi No, III, no- Saxon iisi No, i th" Wnerttem bUrglan list No. 141 and the naval list No 44 Hears (.old In New rU. in, v,i. ii. Aug. it, The train ceiiing British gold and securities from li'biav ioi New York passed through ibis clt) without Incident late Dalit tT t arrter or Mall, "s a m. mi, single Coptca, as. T INTO RUSSIA IS ON ALL FRONTS Effoit to Rag At my of Grand Duke Nicholas Makes No.Ap pieriaMe Headway Against Wary Commander. ;AUSTRIANS ARE CLEARING GALICIA OF SLAVS Von Hlndenburg Repotts Prog less in Ninth, but Meets )esperate Resistance !veiy Step Ht Takes, at llv uohnimq jnutNAi SSSSIM, liasid wihii London, Aug -,vv I ! . 3t p. m. 1 Ths Germanic allies have nol vet axhs axl ed their efforts to smash completely Ihe Russian iirnn While the Her Imam In the Baltic provinces under rigid Marshal v on Hindi nhurg have niMiii hecoine aggressive ami are at tempting to drive the Russians naek to Dvlnn, tin- Auatro-Hungarians, with Ho aaslatanct of the Germans, have I taken the offensive In aOuUteasterfl Gal, In, and. SCcordittg to official statements front Berlin and Vienna, I have succeeded In breaking through the Unsslun positions on lite 'dotii l.ipa liver north and south of llle ! anv ' lalm ton, -ral Gains. ig the test of Ihe In Germans claim Ul he gaining more gr id but apparently they are as fai ls evei from their main endsavot the capture OT deslnntlon "f ths tins Mian armies The latter, although pressed haul at many points, contin ue their orderly retn-iit, leaving Utile Of nothing thai might be used b) the Invaders, Soma rear guards which were loft behind with machine guns I,, retard Ihe Austro-Oerrgan advance, have been overwhelmed and captured, bid Ihe guns, munitions and main forces inviii lubly have kepi out ot reach of the relentless pursuers. ttnsshm Stand bowhtful. Whether the Itusshins will he Ii hie to makt a stand III the now position Which I hey are wild to have prepared, the next few day should 1(11 Then- are reports thai relnforcsmsnts m beinir sent to the West and Serbian fronts, but military writers express the opinion Dial so long as the Russian armies remain Intact. It would he dung, ions for ths Austrian and Ger mans to detach troop for operations oisewh Now that the mrtresaes are reduced the big gum might i" moved to some oilier field of opera Hons Western OffeMatve Unlikely, This opinion apparently Ift borne out b) the fuel that there Is no evi dence of i, German offensive in the west, while Serbian aviators are said to have ascertained thai ths A astro through derbta and Bulgaria to rag dm aid to Turkey, In not of tin trength reported Indeed, the Serbians express II pillion that the faros is not strong enough for th, task which some writers have act It. V viator-. Arc (1lv( (ill the Westelll from the IKtlvltV of th, airmen contlnuss. ilx Ger man aviators attempted an attail, oil Cans bul were driven off with the loss "f OlM nun bine, while the allies. FUTON ADVANCE GAINING GROUND muharai a apparenti) h-iumii, tnrew oomus Ostend, Mlddelkerk and Hinges. On oval i.'OUple are the dunes nl Midilelkurke thS del that Osrman sub Wans have some of thstr most form ' might hear ofjlduhle batteries for use tiguiiiHt ut- tacks riom seu, while ni liruges um objective of the airmen would bs ths canal and docks which lire used ex louslveh bv the Germans for trans port pin poser This was doubtless a further phase ol ihs attack on ths Belgian coast initiated b) British wiiisiiips last Tuesday. Wait mi llnlkun H fat SB. Tin Balkan situation still creates ii great ib.il of interest and confi de ' expressed that with Serbia i allow in,.- a , ,'iiini'otnisinir altitude It will be settled to ths advantage of the entente allies Set Ida's reply to the sllies, however, hu nol yet be n delivered and Bulgaria, Greece and Rumania are holding their hands mi ni the contents Is known. si i.ri: I K.M IIM. IN sea nil cum im Ol I'l'UtMirad, ug W (via London oe ! I "(la i. in. I Th, following official communication wan kssusd by 1 1 he WS r if f n e tonight . In ths Riga region there In no i hangs. I n he direct Ion of Fried IrleliKtadt stubborn fighting continue". I the eneni) attempting i through Ho rallwu) from in break K i eusburg land Milan in lbs Ion Ihe right bunk direction of Vlbta oi tin- Vilaya and also between the 'iiiy.i .md tin- ftta msn. i m Thursda) and Friday the Herman offensive was checked by counter-attacks on thi ami also mi Ihe tioti mobile Ntemen between thn Coin and I'i Ipet "Testerdaj our ret real continued wlili ie.tr guard fighting, the offen sive being concentrated tn the direc tion of Blalystus and along III,' We'd em border n( Beloveskaia, and Puggtut and als i toward Ivobrln. ,in ibe right bank of the iiug mi Thursda) ths en, nr.' started an offen- ilve movement from vuituuii -Voiyn-kyl toward Ton bin, Lokachl ami Porltsh 'm tin upper Hug river the 'iota Llpu and the Dniester on (VI d.iv night and today the enemy at -: i. i a. man' sections an I especially in the tegl f Brsesuny und xalso to ibe wes.l of I'odg.litsl where he got a 1 1 ni; mi the left bank of the Zlota I i pi Guaranties1 la ModUfiod. Washington, Aug. IS. Modifica tions of Hi,- foot and mouth disease inline effective after August 30. were ordered today by the depart ment of agriculture.