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BIRMINGHAM ALABAMA, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 1914 V2 PAGES NUMBER 118
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atWHES REPORTED I
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?000 Germans Defeated by ^
General Pan, According to I
Antwerp Dispatch tolJ
USTRIAN TROOPS ■
[SUFFER COMPLETE ■
DEFEAT AT ZAMOSE®
rench Troops Meet Partial M
Reverses, But Take OfjM
fensive at Intervals Wit|B
MAN GENERAL WHO DEFEATED THE COMBINED FRENCH, ENGLISH AND BELGIAN
ARMIES AND SHOWING POSITION OF TROOPS ALONG THE FRONTIER FOLLOWING BATTLE
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RAILROAD
CUT BELOW
ORCHIES
Allies
LINE
NEAR MCNS
TOCONDE
STILL MOLDS.
GERMANS
REPORT
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ALLIES'
LINE.
REPORT
DENIED
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■ONDITION IN WAR
ZONE IS APPALLING
Itiful Belgium Now
»ne of Ruins and Deso
ion—Busy Hum of Ac
ity Is Replaced by
athly Silence

Destroyed By Unknown
to Cable From Rio Janeiro.
Rumored As Cruiser Responsible
British
New been sunk
■t * cruiser off
b] ncs, accord
Diagram received here to
io Janeiro
ine Park,
ship aboar
ood, ot 42a tons (roi
ter, was on lior way from Newport, Eng
land, to Bahia Blanco. The ship was 375
feet long, was built In 1912. and was
owned by F. S. Holland of London.
Washington. August 31.—An official dis
patch to the state department today re
ported the sinking of a steamship off the
Brasilian coast by the German cruiser
Dresden. The dispatch did not give the
name of the steamship nor say when she
was sunk.
MAYBE MOVED
Seat of Government May Be
Transferred to Bordeaux
Is Report
Washington. August 31.—France !b con
sidering the advisability of moving the
eeat of her government from Paris to
Bordeaux as a precautionary measure, ac
cording to official advices received here
today.
The French foreign office has discussed
the Idea of evacuation of the capital with
foreign diplomats, so that they could
make proper arrangements for a defen
sive move. It ie considered most prob
able that Ambassador Herrick will re
main In Paris to care better for Ameri
cana should Paris be Invested by the
German troops.
Boyd Gaea ta Luverne
Montgomery. August 31.—(Special.)
R. P. Boyd, assistant state highway
engineer, has gone to Luverne for the
purpose of Inspecting elate aid highway
work tv,hich Is In progress there. He
will probably make other inspections
la severs 1 oopntles before returning to
Tax on Soft Drinks, Beer and
edicines Suggested as War Measure
GERMA1 E
ADVA! *aris
BRITISH SEARCH
AMERICAN LINERS
Manchuria and China Held Up By English Fleet
and Forced to Surrender German and Austrian
Reservists—Had Been Assured of Safety By
the United States
Honolulu, Annual air—The American
liners Munrhurtn uud China of the Ph
rifle Moll Steamship romiiaaj'a oriental
■eet were halted hy British warships
off Hoaakoaa aad forced to surrender
80 German aad Austrian reservists
bound for the European war from the
Philippines. This wan the aewa broaaht
by Captain Thorapaon and Parser Gan
ders at the China, which arrived here
leday, ban ad for dan Francisco.
According to officers of the Chink,
the Hermans and Austrians before
starting on their Journey, asked for
snd received assurances from Wash
ington that thay could not be molem
rd on an American registered vessel,
then they look passage for Han Pratt
oisco via Hongkong, Shanghai, Nagas
aki and Honolulu.
On arriving at Hongkong the vo|»
business conditions sa little ns possi
ble. •
Uemocratn of the Senate will din
cuss the emergency In a party caucus
to be called later this week.
A doubling of the present- t«x on
beer, It Is estimated Uy treasury ex
perts, would produce. MS.000,000. dome
i-ommlttre members, however, feel that
taxation of commodities ether Ilian
beer and patent medicines would cause
less popular friction.
Among the’ committee democrat*
thpre has been some opposition to any
war tax at all at this session, the eon
sssaswwww"
dels were hulled by ships of lilt Brit
ish fleet, tho passengers wire sum
moned for Inspection and required to
give their nationality at the call of
passengers' roll. Those who appeared to
be Germans or Austrians and. could not
prove otherwise ware taken to Storte
Cutters Island for detention. Two Ger
mans aboard th*' China oldlmed Swiss
citlsenshtp and were not held. All Ger
man residents Of Hongkong have been
held. Captain Thompson reports.
Mm.ila newspapers of August g ar
riving here confirm the captain's story.
Action Not Unnaunl
Washington, August 31.—State (de
partment officials did not regard us
unusual the reported removal of Ger
man and Austrian reeervistu from
American ships oft Hongkong, provided
the Incident occurred within fhe three
mile limit of the British port. In as
much ss Hogkong Is under British jur
isdiction her warships could arrest the
nationals of any belligerent within ter
ritorial watoi. '*
What might lie the opinion of the
American government If the reservists
were taken from A merles n vessels on
the high seas Is undetermined. State
department officials said tonight no
complaint of that characetr had hecu
placed before Mhem. The right of
search Tor contraband cargoes on tho
; high soas Is accorded by all nations
j to belligerent ships, hut the right to
take a passenger frotn a neutral ship
on the -high seas long has hceif in dis
pute and no official of tlt« department
wus wilting to express an opinion.
Wisconsin Primary Today
Milwaukee, Wla.. August 31.—Among
candidates, at tonio.rrow's primary Is
Gov. Fuanils K. McGovern of Milwau
kee. #ho will' aontest with nv.e other*
for the tgpiibileuu nomination for
flnited (Hates senator. There are six
candidates for tl\e republican nomina
tion for governor uod two for the de,ni
ocratic—*ol\n A. Ay I ward of Madison.
gOd JoM f., Karol of Milwaukee. All
parties. -baVe’ Candidates tor t’piigress.
- districts ‘ ora contests
TOrMwlMIsit imtv
ALUES ARE FORCED
10 YIELD Fn
BEFORE VIGOROUS
AM DFTEU10HS
German Right Is Slightly
Turned, But Advance Is
Little Slackened — Aus
trian Invasion of Russia
Arouses Apprehension
J^undon, August 111.—(4:47
a. m.)—Taken at its value, the
French official announcement
nen
the
reed

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