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Paris, Aug. 12. —The French wa: office this morning issued the follow ing communique: "Our troops are in contact with tin enemy along almost the whole front The Germans attacked the French ad vanced posts at Mangiennes in the district of Spincourt, northeast of Ver dun. The French commenced to re tire, but our reserves came up and we again took the offensive. The enemy was driven back with considerable losses. "Our artillery destroyed a German battery. We captured three cannon, three mitrailleuses and two caissons of munitions." London, Aug. 12. —Two great lane battles seem to be imminent, one be tween the Belgian and French forces and the German army of the Meuse on the plains east of Liege, and the other between the French and the German army of the Moselle, on the first line of the French defenses, ex tending roughly to Longwy, near the junction of the French, Belgian and Luxemburg frontiers, and south '.o Spincourt. A third great battle is possible in Alsace, where the French army of invasion has been halted and forced to fall back from Muehlhausen and is believed to be facing the Ger man army of defense in its fortified position at Neu Briesach. No figures are available for either the German army of invasion or for the French army which is opposing it but all reports indicate that both are in great numbers. That the two armies are nearing each other is indi cated by the receipt of reports of skirmishes between advanced guards and cavalry detachments all along the line—at Longwy, at Longuyon, a few miles to the southwest, at Mar ville and Montvedy, still further west and at Verdun, half way between Longwy and Montvedy and a little to the north of them, in the Belgian pro j vince of Luxemburg. There is ground for the belief thai the Germans have strengthened this army of the Moselle since it became evident that the Belgians were no r going to permit the German army o' the Meuse to cut unopposed through Belgium. The reports of a German advance from the frontier towns ol France north of Verdun would seem to indicate that the German strate gists feel that this argiy of the Mo selle has been delayed long enough by the misfortunes in Belgium aud that if the reported German plan ol a quick and hard blow at France is to be carried out, it must be by army of the Moselle at once, withoul waiting longer for support from the north. The very scarcity of news from the front argues that there are big events in the making. Nothing comes from Berlin, little from Paris, and less from the war office here of the movements of the armies. If the French army Invading Alsace is making a serious attempt to force through to Strass burg at once, a battle may be ex pected near Xeu Briesach; but ther is a suggestion m the minds of mili tary authorities that the present movement in that province has for its chief object the preventing of a concentration of the German forces now there with those which are invad ing France byway of the gap north 01 Verdun. If this supposition is true there may be nothing decisive from Alsace until the success or failure of the German invasion of France has been decided. The British war office says nothing About the whereabouts or the number of the British troops which are now in Belgium co-operating with the Bel gians and French. It is understood that these are now at or near Namur, preparing to make a decided stand at the fortified city whenever the German army of the Meuse shall have conquered the Liege forts, which have held it back for days. Whether it is of any significance or not, a dispatch from Rotterdam says that the Holland-American steamship > line has placed its premises in the hook of Holland at the disposal of the Dutch Red Cross society with a special view to the hospital needs in case of a naval engagement in the North sea. THE PATRIOT BELGRADE PRIDE OF THE SERVIANS Quaint Capital Is Rich In lis ITS SEW FART UP TO DATE Great Wealth Lacking, but Neither Is There Any Genuine Poverty—On the Other Hand, the Inhabitants Live Comfortably, and the Whole Atmos phere Is One of Contentment. The Servians are intensely proud of Belgrade, their capital, of its historic traditions and its tine modern develop ment, but so far as its vulnerability t<. Austrian attack is concerned tliey have few illusions. Belgrade is, roughly speaking, divid ed into two parts, the older part, bui.r during the Turkish domination, lying low 011 the banks of the river, and the new. modern part, of which not only all Servians but all Serbs as well are intensely proud, lying ou the hill back of the fortress. Iu the low part of the towu is centered much of the comities cial life of the city. The railroad ana steamer traffic is centered there, and the custom houses and many ware houses and factories are also located there. The new part is laid out in broad, woii paved streets lined with fine build ings six and seven stories high which, since the new spirit of development has seized on the country, have re placed the small, low buildings that were first erected. The city has a Com prehensive tramway system which ex tends far beyond its limits in several directions and connects with it many charming and flourishing suburbs. The public buildings of Belgrade are not Imposing. The university and the theater are near one another on the principal square. The post and tele graph building is near by and, like most of the other government build ings, is entirely inadequate to he the business that is transacted f For years there have been plan build a new one, but the strict economy of the state has always prevented. New Palace For Crown Prince. The royal palace is on the Avenue Prince Milan, one of the chief streets, and is not especially imposing. It is a part of the residence of the Servian kings for many years, but the building in which King Alexander and Queen Draga were killed was torn down and has never been replaced. At the other end of the plot where this palace stood a fine new palace is being erected for the use of the crown prince. The parliament building is so small and inconspicuous—it has but two sto ries—that only the flag flying over it gives an Indication of its uses. The buildings of the various ministries are all very modest. That of the foreign department is fust beyond the palace and has the appearance of an office building. The entrance is directly from the sidewalk up a narrow flight of stone stairs, and there is little formali ty about procedure there. An old m:o receives the visitor's card and shows him into a plain little reception room, from which a green baize door leads to the office of the prime minister. The people of Belgrade are not rich, and there Is a conspicuous lack of dis play, especially in official circles. Auto mobiles are comparatively few, and so are fine turnouts of any kind. There are very few footmen and few men servants of any sort, for the position of woman is' clearly defined, and men do not assume lier privileges. Few Rich, but Fewer Poor. But as there are few rich people, so are there -hill fewer very poor ones. The people all over the city are well and comfortably dressed, the shops are bright and tilled with new and tlve goods. The people are gay and light hearted and are great frequenters of the street corner cafes, each oue of A YEAR'S GROWTH OF THE CHAUTAUQUA MOVE- MENT IS MARVELOUS. Seven Hundred More Tent Cbau tauquas Than Last Year, Twenty-two Hundred In All. The past year's growth of the Chau tauqua movement In the United States has been little less than marvelous. The number of tent Chautauquas in this country has increased from 1,500 last year to more than 2.200 this sum mer. One thousand of these Chautau quas are under Redpath management There are about 300 more Redpath Chautauquas this year than last Never before in a year has such wide publicity beeu given the name Chau tauqua in the press of the country. This in part, of course, was due to the wide discussion of Mr. Bryan's appear ances on the Chautauqua platform last summer The army of people now employed in all the different features of Chautau qua work over the wide expanse of the American continent also serves to em phasize the movement's importance. The principal reason for this remark able development may be attributed to the fact that Chautauquas axe tha efeff Traditions. THINKS HUERTA 1 WILL GOME BACK It Wouldn't Surprise Moheno, Former Cabinet Secretary. "GARRANZA COULDN'T LAST" "Year and a Half Would Be Limit of His Endurance as President"—Scoffs at Villa as a Political Figure In Mexi co—Holds One Man Power Responsi ble For Country's Unrest. Querido Moheno, late secretary of foreign affairs in the Iluerta cabinet, discussed numerous angles of the Mex ican situation iu an interview with a New York Sun reporter the other day. With the retirement of Iluerta, Mo heno left Mexico. He will probably re main in New York until the Mexican government i> put on a stable footing. Then he i< anxious to return and give an account of his late secretaryship to ilie proper authorities. The possibility that Iluerta might again become a political figure iu Mex ico was held strongly by Seuor Mo heno. "I should not be surprised." he said, "if lltieria would be a very popular man in Mexico within six months through one of those changes of feel ings frequently seen in Latin eouu tries., A man may be howled down by the masses while he is in power, but the moment he loses his power he be comes an object of strong sympathy. This is just an accentuation of the American feeling for the 'under dog.'" Will Smell Psychological Moment. "How will Iluerta know when the tithe is ripe for his return?" Seuor Mo heno was asked. He spun one of his hands around in the air and then touched his nose. "He'll smell it," declared the one time secretary. "It is almost impossible to tell just j what will happen in Mexico," con tinued Seuor Moheno. "Of course, if General Carranzu accepts the terms of provisional President Carbujal and be comes president himself the status of the government will be fixed for the time being." "How long do you think Carmnza will be able to hold tils office under ttie most favorable conditions?" "A year and a half," he said de cisively. "At the top of the heap General Carranzu will immediately be gin to be held responsible for every public and private ill. Then, besides many other possible developments which no man can foresee, tlk ie is Villa to be reckoned with." "Do you think tnere is any chance that Villa will finally oust Carranzu and become the head of the govern ment himself?" The question afforded Moheno much amusement. For a moment his eyes were quite lost In a face rippled by laughter. Says Villa Has No Chance. "Will Jack Johnson become president of the United States?" he asked at last. | "Well, he has just much chance of doing so as Villa has in Mexico. Villa is so ignorant that he couldn't hold any government position. As a tighter he can get a good deal of support, but as a political figure—none. "Of course, if Carranza bows down to him he may actually control the running of the government for a while, but be will always have to do so be hind a screen." : Senor Moheno was asked if he saw " any prospect of peace in Mexico with in a few years. "Peace in Mexico can come about only through changes in the constitu tion," he declared. "Just uow the president has so much power that any body who seizes the office is pretty sure of playing a lone hand in running the government. Most of this power must be taken away and vested in parliamentary bodies somewhat after the fashion of those in Spain or Chile. "The predominant power must al ways be automatically retired by an adverse majority of the popular vote. With these safeguards alone can Mex ico become the peaceful country we are longing to make it." "Have recent revolutions developed and men strong enough to give ma terial help to thus stablize the govern ment?" Senor Moheno shook his head. "Fighters have been developed," he said, "but no statesmen." NEED OF MORE MARINES. Difficulty In Getting Men Enough For Demands Made on Corps. With five full regiments of marines now on expeditionary work, in addi tion to the many men of the same serv ice scattered throughout the Philip pines and Guam and elsewhere, the marine corns is having difficulty in meeting the demands made upon it for an army to carry out the policies of the administration In regard to Haiti and Santo Domingo. In addition to the shortage of enlist ed men the marine corps is at present reported to be sreatly underofflcered— in fact, with '*ss than half the num ber of officers to a regiment that the regnlar armv demands. Consequently the officers are doing double duty and have been for the most part without adequate leave for five years paat. FATE OF SHIPS SEIZED IN WAR Nation Taking Merchant Ves sel Sole ilalga of Its Prize. NO WORLD GODE AT PRESENT Plan For Internat.onal Court Adopted at London Conference In 1909 Held Up by Great Britain —United States as Neutral Country Could Ciaim Re imbursement From an Offender. Merchant ships seized as prizes dur ing the European war will be dealt with by the prize courts of the nations making the capture unless an inter national prize court should be set up. In recent years attempts have been made by the great nations to establish an International tribunal to decide whether a merchant ship was seized on justifiable grounds and to award dam ages where the capture or sinking of such a ship was unwarranted. As things are now, if ships of the United States are seized as prizes in tiie present war. this country has the right to make a protest, which would ordinarily end in a settlement before an award court established for the oc casion. The advocates of an interna tional prize court say that it would work more swiftly and that its very existence would make warring nations proceed more carefully in the taking of prizes. According to the present internation al practice, the belligerent nation cap turing a neutral merchant ship is the judge to decide whether the vessel is a valid prize. The carrying of contra band. the attempt to run a blockade or the rendering of other kinds of "un neutral service" makes neutral mer chant ships liable to confiscation. Treaty Obligations Only Exception. There is at present no international code which specifies the offenses against neutrality which make a mer chant ship a lawful prize, and each na tion Involved in war settles the ques tion according to its owu lights, ex cept where it is bound by treaty ob ligations with ticutral nations. A plan was adopted at the interna tional naval conference at London in 1909 to establish an international prize court, and that such a court has not been established is due to the failure of Great Britain to pass the necessary legislation. The delegntes of Great Britain were among the strongest ad vocates of the international prize court at the second Ilngue peace conference in 1907, but the plan was defeated by strong popular opposition in England, especially by the conservatives. Prize Cort Waits Action by England. According to James Brown Scott, ed itor of the American Journal of Inter nuthmul Law. the establishment of the international prize court depends upon the aotiou of Great Britain. He says: "The signatories of the original cou- vocition and of tile declaration have wadttKl, !*hl are still waiting, for favor able action by Great Britain upon these two international documents, apparent ly uiiwitling to create the international prtee court without the co-operation of Great Britain and to bind themselves by the provisions of a declaration call ed by Great Britain to meet British objection unless it is ratified by Great Britain. The establishment of the prize court therefore is thns made to depend upon the action of Great Brit ain." Article 7 of the prize court conven tion is as follows: If a question of law to be decided is covered by a treaty in force between the belligerent captor and a power which is Itself ur whose subject or citizen is a par ty to the proceedings the court is govern ed by the provisions of the said treaty. In the absence of such provisions the court should apply the rules of interna tional law. If no generally recognized rule exists the court shall give judgment In accordance with general principles of Justice and equity. It is unlikely, according to Dr. Ellery C. Stowell of Columbia university. New York, and an expert on interna tional law, that any of the nations at war will take steps to bring about tbe establishment of such a court just now. "The court would be of great ad vantage to ueutra! powers," said Ir. Stowell, "but there is no reason why a belligerent should be anxious to es tablish such a court now. The two principal neutrals in this war, as it ap- pears, will l>e the United States and Italy. These two nations might insist upon the rights of neutrality defined by the London declaration, but it Is hard to see how the nations at war could be brought to establish the inter national prize court. If such a court were established its usefulness would not begin until the war was over un less the war proves to be a very long ooe." Yes, the Swiss Have a Navy. It is not quite correct to say that Switzerland has no navy. There is a small armed vessel, something like a gunboat, stationed on the Lake of Ge neva and usually to l>e found opposite Lausanne. It is not a formidable look ing craft, hat apparently it has a big mission, for it keeps watch on French Savoy and Incidentally on smugglers from Evians-les-Bains. the French wa( terlng place opposite.