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The Associated Pres3 has a special
wire into The Standard office supply
ing this paoer with the earre new
service that Is given the largest pa
pers In the Unltod States.
Forty-fourth Year No. 226.
OGDEN "CITY, UTAH, MONDAY" EVENING, AUGUST 17, 1914. Entered as second
Greece has threatened to take simi
lar measures.
Germany has followed England's ex
ample and that of other countries In
aoknowif dging receipt of President
Wilson s offer of good offices. Rus
sia has not yet replied,
.1 I Morgan & Co have abandoned
a proposed loan tr France owing to
Washington's attitude on the subject
This is expected to affect other simi
lar financial transactions which were
under negotiation.
The Japanese press regards the ul
timafum sent to Germany as contain
Inc reasonable demands.
Lame numbers of American travel
ers arrived in New York todav from
Europe whence 'hey had hurried after
the outbreak of war. Many wealthy
persons were ?;lad to obtain accommo
dations even in the steerage, in or
der to get away from the scenes of
their hardships and privations.
A large amount of bullion for the
rfl iof of Americans stranded in the
British Isles was sent to London from
the American cruiser Tennessee at
Falmouth today
The pope is reported to have re
covered soraewnat from his Indisposi
tion sad to have been induced by
grief over the outbreak of war
Series of Border Attacks.
St. Petersburg, via London. Aug. 17.
12 45 p m Tho Russian war office
today issued an official communica
tion giving Information as to the re
el nt military movements on the fron
tier between Austrian Galicla and
Russian Poland. It says
"Tin- defensive operations and the
movements of reconnoltering detach
monts of the Russian army on the
fun. tier of Galicia between August 13
and 17 led to a series of attacks by
cavalry supported bv infantry and ar
"In the provinces of Piotrkoff and
Kielce, the Austrian cavalry occupied
a front of over 50 miles in length, ex
tending along a line from Tchensto
c hova through Andrejew to Sandomic.
'1 he cavalry was supported by infan
try and by artillery.
Paris, 11:40 a. in, Aug 17 After
remaining virtually inactive for two
days certain troops of Gorman caval
ry who were recently repulsed by the
Belgians, undertook new offensive op-
rations against the Belgian front
It was evident that the Germans
were awaiting reinforcements. When
those arrived they proceeded In the
direction of Wavre, a town 15 miles
southeast of Brussel6. During this
advance the Germans encountered the
fire of the Belgian outposts, and af
ter a number of skirmishes, tho Ger
man offensive movement was stop
ped. This information was obtained from
official sources In Paris today
Soul Mate of Architect
Wright and Her Two
Children Buried.
Chicago, Lug 17 Julian Carleton
the negro servant who set fire to the
bungalow of Prank Lloyd Wright, a
Chicago architect, at Spring Green,
Wis., Saturday, and then killed six
members of the household with an
ax as they rushed from the burning
building, is believed to be insane
With his wife he is in Jail at Dodge
vllle, w is. when pressed today for
an explanation of the crime, he
shouted "Self defense."
The two children of Mamah Hon h
wick, "soul mate" ot .Mr Wright u bo
with their mother and two others
were murdered, will be cremated here
today. Their bodies were brought to
Chicago last night by Edward H. Che
ney, father of the children.
Mamah Borthwick, who left Che
Bej for Wright, was buried last nigtit
by Wright near the scene of the mur
der There was no ceremony, save,
that Wright dropped flowers from th
woman's garden on to the plain plue
coffin. Wright announced today that
the bungalow would bo restored In
every line as his lato consort loved
it. Thomas Drunker, Wright's gar
dener, Who wa.s dangerously wounded
by Cnrleton. was still alive today.
WEATHER Utah: Local Thunder H
Storms This Afternoon or Tonight; HI
Cooler Tonight; Tuesday Fair. fl
Class Matter at the Postofflce, Ogden, Utah. IB
Germans Put to Rout After I
; Slaughtering Many French 1
London, Aug. 17, 6:45 p. m. Several Austrian army corps have invaded Russian territory, according to the Vienna correspondent of the Reuter Telegram company. I
The Russian Advance on Zalosce, Brody and Zokal, in Galicia, close to the Russian frontier and northeast of Lemburg, has been checked, H
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Troops Take Heights to North of Alsatian Frontier, Capture
Twelve German Field Guns, Eight Machine Guns,
Twelve Gun Carnages and Ammunition Cavalry
Pressing Forward Strong Supporting
Lines to South.
Offensive Movement Stopped After Many Skirmishes Strict
Censorship Put Into Effect to Remarkable Degree Not
One Word Regarding British Troops or Naval Ac
tivities, Numerical Strength, Where Army
May Be orPosition of Any Battleships.
The censorship put into effect by the British authorities
over the movements of the empire's armed forces, afloat and
in Belgium, is effective to a remarkable degree. Not one
word of news has come through for several days past concern -ing
British military or naval activities. Censored despatches
from Brussels and Paris have frequently referred to the pres
ence of British troops arrayed against the forces of Germany,
but one word has been allowed to come through from any
source to indicate what the numerical strength of the British
field army may be, or where the units may be located.
Equal secrecy shrouds the movements of the British war
ships believed to be holding the German fleet in check in the
I North sea.
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1 Wl. UIIC L1U 1JCIO LUH1C I 1 1 I J U l 1 1 KJl C11C (JUJiHIUll CJ 1 till'
British or German battleship, cruiser or torpedo boat in these
waters. So far as the general public is concerned, naval ac
tivities in European waters are a sealed book.
French official reports assert that the French armies con
tinue their forward march in Alsace, where many guns are
said to have been captured from the Germans, as well as many
prisoners and the standard of an Alsatian infantry regiment,
which is now on view at the French war office.
London, Aug. 17, 5:33 p. m. A Brussels despatch to
the Exchange Telegraph company says the French casualties
in the fighting between Namur and Dinant were heavy, as
the Germans were strongly entrenched and their artillery at
the outset played great havoc with the French.
The French winfj at Dinant had been badly cut up and
nearly routed when suddenly the strains of the Marsaillaise ;
E r resounded in the French lines and the men rallied. With
splendid gallantry, they charged, hurling themselves on the
German troops, breaking through their lines and putting them
to flight.
Rome, via London, Aug. 17, 5:15 p. m. Confirmation!
ot the naval fight in the Adriatic sea is given in a despatch
from Cettinje to the Corriere d' Italia today, which says thai
the Austrian battleship Zrinyi and three other ships whose
names could not be ascertained were sunk by the French fleet.
I, A great number of French and English warships are said to
be patrolling the coast.
The Austro-Hungarian battleship Zrinyi was a vessel dis
placing 14,268 tons. She carried four 12-inch guns in pairs
in turrets, eight 9.4-inch guns also in pairs in turrets, and
twenty 3.9-inch guns in her battery, besides a number of
smaller cannon. She was a strongly armored vessel and was
filled with three torpedo tubes. She carried a crew of 857
u "
London, Aug. 17, 2: 1 5 p. m A despatch from Amster
dam to the Central News says the captain of the Dutch steam
er Epsilon on his arrival at Ymuidcn today reported seeing a
German dreadnought in the harbor at Trondhjem, which had
been put out of action. Her funnels were smashed and on
one side she was scarred with holes from shell fire
No confirmation of the report has reached the official
news bureau here.
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General yon Lochnow (left) and General von Below.
General von Lochnow, commander of the third army corps, Berlin, and
General von Below, commander of the twenty-first corps, Saarhrucken, are
two strategists of the German army whose forces are being concentrated
for an assault against Belgium.
New York, Aug. 1 7. A message from Santos, Brazil,
posted today at the Maritime Exchange, announces that the
Hamburg-American steamship Santa Catharina of that com
pany's South American service has been captured by a British
cruiser. The message did not give the name of the cruiser or
mention to what port the prize was being taken.
London, Aug. 1 7, 1 :25 p. m. The official press bureau
of the war office and admiralty has issued a statement saying
that French troops, in the course of a rapid advance along the
valley of the Schirmeck, have taken a thousand prisoners.
The scene of the fighting of the last few days in Upper
Alsace, the official announcement continues, shows the great
destructive effects of the fire of the allied artillery. Trenches
abandoned by the enemy are filled with dead and woundd.
London, Aug. 17, 2:50 p. m. A despatch from Paris to
the H avas Agency says French troops have occupied the town i
of Schirmeck. twelve kilometers (seven and one half miles)
beyond Saales, in Alsace.
They took twelve field guns, twelve caissons and eight
rapid fire guns.
The French cavalry then pushed on to Mulbach and
Paris 1:10 8 m. Aug. 17 An of
flcial announcement today by the
French war office bays.
"The advance of the French armies
continues to develop, Our troops
have taken the heights to the north
j of the Alsatian frontier in German
territory, and the French line now
I pauses through ALu '-eh'- illier. I, or
' quln. Aoudangc and Marsal
"In the Donon or Rougeinonl re-'
gion we have occupied Schirmeck,
eight miles from Saales in Alsace and
we have captured twelve German Field
guns, eight machine guns and 12 gun i
Carrjagea with ammunition
"Our cavalry has penetrated an far
as LutzelhauBen ami Muelbacb or
"Farther to the south we occupy
Vllle, e;ist of Durbels on the road to
I Bchlestadt and Saint Croix Aux Mines I
iand some heay field artillery has
been captured by the French troops, j
i "In Alsace we have a strongly sup-1
i porting line from Thann through
Cerany to Dannemarie "
St Petersburg reports BUCCeaaeS hv
the Russian troops over the Austrian
on the froutlor, where an Austrian
drngoon regiment Is said to have suf
fered severely In a sabre engagement.
A German dreadnought Is reported
1 the captain of a Dutch steamer
; as having been cut out of action. He
I asserted on arriving in Holland today
that she was lying in the harbor at
1 Trondhjem. severely damaged No
confirmation hus been received in or
fioial quartern
a naval battle between French and
Austrian warships off P.udua lalm;i
tla is said to have resulted in the
Binking of two Austrian Ironclada
while one was spt on fire and another
! fled.
Four British battleships aru report
ed to have chased two Austrian cruls
1 ri rom Antivarl, where they had es
tablished a blockade
The standard of the famous Death's
I Head Hussars, the German crown
prince's regiment, is said to have been
aptun 'I by the Belgians.
Dispatches saying Greece had re
ceived information of tho parage
through Bulgarian territory of Turk
ish troops going toward Greece axe
published in Copenhagen. It is said
British Battleships Chase
Cruisers to Refuge in Naval
Station at Pola.
Russian Cavalry Cut Up Aus
trian Advance Guards and
invade Galicia.
London, 12:15 p m. Aug. 17. A
, dispatch from Rome to the Exchange
: Telegraph company says It 13 reported
j from Ancona that four British battle
ships chaspd the Austrian cruisers Au
rora and Szlpetxar, which were block
ading Antivar. The Austrian vessels
were pursued until they took refuge
In the navnl station at Pola.
"On August 14, Austrian advance
guards penetrated a short distance
into Russian territory. It Is reported
that this offensive movement was
checked by the Russian troops.
"An Austrian attempt to advance
from ndrejew toward Klolcp failed
on August ir, when the Russian
troops by a s ries of brilliant cavalry
attacks succeeded in dislodging the
enemy from Klelee and also occupied
a town in the Tomaschoff district.
"The Russian cavalry cut up the
Austrian advance guards and invaded
the frontiers of Austrian Galicia, pen
etrating a distance of eight miles.
"Near Tomaschoff Russian cavalry
inflicted serious losses on the elev
enth Austrian dragoon regiment, in 1
brilliant sabre engagement.
"Russian cavalry Is In close contact
with the enemy everywhere"
Falmouth, Eng.. Aug 17 (Via Lon
don, 3:4o p. m.) The Austro-Hun-gaiian
ambassador to Great Britain.
Count Mensdorff, who left London
last night, arrived here by special
train this morning. He embarked on
the Wilson line steamer Argo for
The ambassador was accompanied
by a numerous party, in all between
200 and 300 persons Both the sta
tlon here and the dock were cleared
of the public when he arrived. The
party was conveyed to the dock In
automobiles Small groups of per
sons along the streets raised their
hats to the nmbassador as he passed
Turkish Troops Said to Be
Marching Across Bulgaria
London, 3 10 p. m.. Aug. 17. Offi
cial dispatches say Greece has re
ceived information that Turkish
troops are crossing Bulgarian territo
ry and marching in the direction of
Greece. The Greek government, in
consequence of those reports, has no
tilled Turkey that if this news should
be confirmed, corresponding military
and naval measures will be taken by
Greece. I
American Registry Is Extended W
to All Foreign-built Ships I
President Expected to Sign. I
Hamburg - American and
North-German Lloyd Will
Sell Some of Their Ships.
Washington, Aug 17. By a vote ot f
40 to 20, the senate today rejected I I
the conference report on the shipping f:
bill to admit foreign-built ships to
American registrv and proposing to
open the coastwise trade to foreign I
The house bill was then adopted
by the same vote. It only extends
American registry to all foreign-built
ships. The bill now goes to Presi
dent Wilson for approval It is be
lieved he will sign it.
The bill enacts into law the ad
ministration plan to restore the
trans Atlantic trade paralyzed by the
European war It is also designed to
enlarge the American merchant ma
rine. Already the Hamburg-American
line has received proposals for cer- I
tain of Its vessels now In American 1
waters and the North German Lloyd
line has announced that It will sell
some of its ships Administration of
ficials expect to see many foreign- 1
built ships come under the American j I
flag soon after President Wilson j
signs the bill 'H
Opposition Amazes Senator.
Senator O Gorman, in charge of the
bill exoressed amazement over Demo
cratic opposition.
"Discussion here today." gald he.
"indicates that congress is directing
its energies toward the protection ot
special interests, rather than tho pro- I
motion of the general welfare It
amazes me that senators who not I
long ago eloquently proclaimed the
American coastwise shipping an of
fensive monopoly, seem to find no dif
ficulty today arguing for a result that
will be to perpetuate this monopoly
that has fattened on un-American j
principles, I scarcely can believe my M
eyea and ears, hearing senators, pro- fj
fessiug allegiance to the Democratic
creed, paraphrase the Republican ar
gnment for 20 years in support of a
protective tariff. We have reached a
sad day in the decline of the Demo
cratic party, when Democrats rise
here and use Republican arguments
In support of an offensive and uu
Amerlcan system of protection '
Chicago, Aug. 17 A salary of $30.
000 for three years' service and ft
block of stock in the club was under
stood here today to be the prize
which causea rieiuer a. juuo, "
mer manager of the Chicago Amer
icans to accept the management of
the St Louis Federal league club
Jones, it was announced by Pres
ident James A. Gilmore of the Fed
eral league, had signed to lead the
club until the close of the 1916 sea
son. He will supplant Mordecal
Brown, present manager of the club
on Friday. Brown will be retained,
however, as a player
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