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Forty-fourth Year No. 233. OGDEN CITY, UTAH, TUESDAY EVENING, AUGUST 25, 1914. Entered as Second Class Matter ?t the Poetoff.ce, Ogden, Utah. I
French After Defeat Hold I
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London, Aug. 25. The British casualties in Belgium, according to an announcement made this evening, are estimated to number 2,000.
Great Sacrifice Will Be Entailed Finest Portions of English
Manhood Willingly Coming Forward to Join Colors
Disastrous War May Be Prolonged No One Can
Foretell Its Duration Serious Conflicts Forecast.
Forces of Empire Will Be Called to Bear Heavy Strain Hon
or and Preservation of Position in World at Stake En
tire British People Will Willingly Contribute to
Maintenance of Army of Great Britain
Leader Knows No Party Only In
tegrity of Country.
Paris, Aug. 25. "The armies of the allies surprised the
enemy and drove back their advance detachhments. The
allies have gone beyond Malines.
"The Belgian army came from Antwerp."
Falmouth, Eng., Aug. 25, 6:20 p. m The Holland
American line steamer Potsdam from New York, August 1 5,
arrived here this evening with 400 Germans and some Aus
trian reservists on board.
The reservists were immediately made prisoners of war
, and are now in the hands of military authorities.
Pan?, Aug. 25, 5:20 p m. The Journal this afternoon
says it has obtained from an authorized source the news that
in a battle fought yesterday, an uncle of Emperor William,
commanding the imperial guard, was killed.
S London. Aug. 25. 6: 10 p. m. In a despatch from Ant
werp, the correspondent of the Exchange Telegraph company
says that German troops this morning attacked Malines and.
after a fight which lasted four hours, were driven out by the
Belgians. The Belgians pursued the Germans in the direction
of Vilvorde.
London, Aug 25. 5:22 p m Lord
Kitchener made his first speech as
i minister of war in the House of Lords
!j today
He told his hearers that this war
1 undoubtedly would strain the forces
o: the empire and entail big sacrlil
I ( eS; fie laid emphasis on the fact
thHt his position in the cabinet In.-
volved adiurence to neither partv Hp
"The terms on which I am serving
i air the same as those under which
1 i . ' i t'li f inest portions of our
manhood, uojw so willingly stepping
forward to Join the colors, are identi
cal. That Is to say. my term of of
fice is for the duration of the war.
or for three years If the war should
last lender than that. It has been
asked why this period was limited
ft It Is because if this disastrous war
be prolonged, and no one can foretell
i for a certainty its dur-Jtlon. that after
three wjrs of war, others will take
our places and see this matter
"There will be serioush confH ts
which undoubtedly will strain the for
CM of our empire, and undoubtedly
considerable sacrifices to our people
will be entailed. These will be will
ingly borne lor our honor and for the
preservation of our position in the
: world and they will be shared by our
dominions, who are now sending con
tingents and clving assistance of ev-
rj kind to the mother country
"Our expeditionary force has taken
I the field on the French northwest
frontier and advanced in the neigh
borhood of Mons (In Belgium) Our
troops already have been for hours
In contact with the superior forces of
the German invaders. During thai
time they maintained the best trad)-tlom-
of the British soldier and behav
ed with the utmost gallantry The
I movements they have been called on
to execute have been those which de
manded the gratest steadiness of a
soldier and skill In the command
ers." Great Battle Since Friday.
London, Aug 25, 3:15 a m A di
patcb to the Express from Ostend
a ssi ys
m A great battle bias been In progress
I in the province of Hainaut on the
l BOUthern frontier of Belgium since
Friday evening. French and British
troops ha.ve been engaged In desper-
ate fighting north of Charleroi and I
f'leurus with Germans who crossed
the Meuse at Huy.
"Saturday French troops which had
spread from Lille, met the German
right in east Flanders."
Defense for Vienna
I'ari6. Aug 26, 5:05 a. m A Four
uiers agency dispatch from Rome
sayi thai an official message from Vi
enna states thai Emperor Francis Jo
seph has signed a decree ordering the
capital to be put in a state of de
fense Travelers from Trieste Mates that
the ustrians are concentrating for
the defehee Of the Adriatic at Pola
and BaveniCO. The populalion of
the latter have been sent lni.-md. All
the Austrian fleet has been assembled
in the Fasana canal at Pola
Fight at Charleroi
London. Aug. 25. 3 35 a m. A dis
patch to the Dallj News from Paris
savs the Germans bombarded Charle
roi between noon and 2 o'clock Sat
urday They came Into the town
bj way of the left bank of the Sam
bre river. That same evening French
troops arrived but as the Germans
kept up a fire from the houses in the
lower part of the town, the French
were forced to bombard it and that
portion of the place was soon In
On the same day the Germans st.-t
fire to a whole series of outlying ril
lagen, destroying Marchiennes, Mon
eeau-Cur-Sanibre. AnderlUOS and
Cablegrams at Sender's Risk
New York. Aug. 25. The Commer
cial Cable company announced today
that code cablejrrftms are now accept
ed for Japan, subject to censorship
and sender's risk.
Mulhauscn Not Recaptured.
Paris, Aug. 25. "In Lorraine after
the counter attack of yesterday, the
right of the Freni h forces withdrew
to the river Mortagne. which is a con
tinuation of the Meurthe, from bune
viiie to Nancy,
"In Alsace French troops repulsed
a number of German attacks directed
I against Colmar.
"The repnt-t of the recapture of Mul
I hnnsen by the Germans is without
foundation. Moreover, tho theater of
operations in Alsace Is becoming of I
secondary importance."
Battleship Kllkis Arrives.
-Uhens. Aug 2't via London 12:08
P. m. The battleship Kllkis has ar- j
rived In Grecian waters. This vessel
was purchased from the United States i
and was formally the Mississippi.
Give Every Possible Advance
Knowledge of Movements
of French Troops.
Concrete Trenches Stormed
With Bayonets Storm of
Shells Follows Playing of
Funeral March.
Paris Aug. 25, 4:25 a. m A dis
j patch from Bourges gives the recital
of a French officer wounded in Lor-1
! ralne. It 6ets forth how the Ger- i
mans were aided by the local inhab
itants, who had prepared for every
1 entuallty.
The officials of village in Lor-'
raine fell on the necks of the French
troops when they came Into town
and greeted them as paviors. No
sooner had the done this than they
would go to the edge of the lllage
and hang out French flags, big white
sheets, etc., to Indicate to the enemj
the exact position of the French sol
diers. The mayor of one village tapped a
French field telephone wire for the
benefit of the enemy after having of
fered a room in his house for the in
stallation of the stalion A local
school master corrected the range of
th- Herman guns by moving the
hands of the church clock
At Lieuse the French were persuad-!
el that they would meet no oposl- j
tlon Despite these assurances, how
ever, they came on concrete trenches
j filled with Herman troops and sup
ported by quick firing guns
After they had stormed the trench
es with bayonets and were resting
they heard the strains of Chopin's fu
neral march played by a military band
in the distance This music served
as a prelude to a storm of shells from
a masked battery.
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War Correspondent Tells of
Defeat of the Russians at
Berlin. Aug 25, via Copenhagen
LomdOtn. 4:4U p. m. A war corre
spondent of the staff of the Lokal
Ansel ger has sent a telegram to his
paper from the eastern theatre o
war. His message Is dated August
:4, ;ind says.
"While from the west comes news
of a ictorlous advance, something
similar has been prepared here The
Russians were defeated at Stallu
poehnen (a town of Fast Prussia. 16
miles to the east of Camblnneni on
August 21 and 22. The returning
wounded of the cavalry division say
the Russians were greatly sup' rior
numerically. They had at least two
divisions of cavalry and their infantry
wns stronger. Cavalry charges were
frequent The Kussiau infantry shot
badly They sighted their rifles for
100i" metres when they were at close
j quarters, which occurred frequently."
New York, Aug 25 Police reserve
were called out today when District!
Attorney Whitman's office was Storm
ed bj 'r"1 men and women from the'
ICast-sitU depositors In the private
bank of Adoil Maud' !. recently closed I
by the banking department The crowd
fought its way through the building
j to Mr Whitman's office, demanding
j that he hring criminal action against
I the bank' .proprietors.
King of Saxony.
Frederick August. King of Saxony,
has taken up arms and Is now lead
ing a Saxon regiment to re enforce
the German divisions at the front.
Desires to Avoid Useless Sacri
fice of Life Will Not Risk
Warships Unnecessarily.
Peace Association Asking
Swiss International to Labor
for Speedy Restoration
of Peace.
Toklo, Aug 25 There are many
indications In Tokio that Japan is con
ducting her hostilities acainst Kiao
Ch"W. the German leased territory in
China, with the greatest deliberation
and circumstances. She desires to
avoid any needless sacrifice of life,
and will not risk her warships unnec
essarily. It is reported that a number
of mines have been seen floatinc In
the waters around Kiao Chow.
A number of Japanese sailors and
soldiers have written a petition to
their superiors, signing the document
with their own blood, in which they
ak to be selected to go to ihe front.
The navy department said today It
had no knowledge f ;i reported at
tack on Tsin-Tau by a British tor
pedo boat destroyer
The Japan peace association has re
solved to send n communication to
the International Peace assindation,
whose headquarters are at Heme,
s .it-erland. asking this association to
labor with the belligerent powers for
the speedy restoration of peace
San Francisco. Aug 25. The ma
rlne correspondent at Tatoosh, Wash.,
of the San Francisco chamber of
commerce, telegraphs that the Japa
nese cruiser Idzumo which left hero
last Saturday, pas-d Into the straits
ot Juan de Fuca early today, appar
ent bound for the Canadian naval
base at Ksquimalt.
The appearance of the Idzumo in
northern waters was a distinct sur
prl and not even speculative expla
nations waB forthcoming.
It had been supposed thai the Idzu
mo would convoy the Japanese
Bteamshlp Shinlyo Mam. which sail
eil yesterday for Japan A report that
the two vessels Joined company last
night is now shown to have been ao
Apparently the Idzumo will use
Esquimau for a base, ami will con
tinue to operate on the Canadian and
American Pacific coat. as ;i protec
tion for British, Japanese and French
Washington, Aug. 26. William Ci
Sharp, newly appointed ambassador to
France, saw Secretary Bryan today
I and announced big intention to sail
for Paris tomorrow on me French line
steamer Fiance,
Myron T Ilerrick has been holding
over as ambassador at Paris at Presi
dent Wilson's request, during the
European crisis.
Country Putting Up Brave
Fight Against Overwhelm
ing Odds Germans In
fringe Laws.
Protest to Civilized World
Made Against Crimes Done
to Helpless Non
combatants. London. Aug. 27), 3:20 a. m. The
following announcement was given
Ou1 todaj by the official information
I bureau:
"The Belgian minister in London
I lias made the following statement:
" 'In spite of solemn assurances of
j cood will aud treaty obligations of
i long standing. Germany has made a
aage and utterly unwarranted at
j ta k on Belgium. However sore
I pressed we may be, Belgium never
v. ill stoop to infringe the laws and
customs of legitimate warfare. She
Is putting up a brave fight against
overwhelming odds. She may be
beaten, slv ma be crushed: but to I
quote the words of our noble king, as)
sIk- never will be enslaved.
"'When German troops invaded our
I country the Belgian government is
i sued a public statement which was
placarded In every town, village and.
, hamlet, warning all civilians to ab
stain scrupulously from hostile acts!
against the troops of the enemy, and
the Belgian press has daily published
similar notices broadcast throughout
the land.
Germans Threaten Belgium.
' 'Nevertheless the derman author!
ties have issued statements lately
containing grave imputations apainst
the attitude of the Belgian civilian
population and threatening us at the
same time with dire reprisals. These
I Imputations are contrary to the real
facts, and as to threats of future ven
geance, no menace of odious reprisals
! on the part of German troops will
sr the Belgian government from j
protesting before the civilized world
against the 'earful crimes committed
v llfully and deliberately by the ln -vading
hosts against helpless non
combatants, old men. women and cbll
dren.' "
Defenders of Kiao Chow In
structed to Resist to
Peking. Aug. L'5. A letter received
here from an American at Tslng-Tau,
the :-e,ifMjri ol the Gorman territory' of
Kiao Chow, savs If is considered there
that Kmperor William's cablegram to
the purnson to resist to the uttermost
is virtual!) the death warrant of ev
ery member of the force.
The Germans are detaining by force
B large number erf coolies, evidently
for military labor In and about Tslng
The writer of this letter says fur
thermore that Horace Remillard the
! American vice consul at Tslng-Tau,
' who left before railroad communica
tion was broken, took with him th,p ar
chlves of the American. British and
Russian consulates.
Peking has no Information of the
landing of Japanese forces at Kiao
Chow, The British and French regi
on nts which supposedly are to take
pari In the land operations against
K Lao-Chow are still at Tlon-Tsln.
The Japanese minister to Ghlna vis
ited the foreign office yesterday ami
requested the removal of the linilta
tion to thirty miles on the fighting
area around Tslng Tau which had
been fixed by tho Chinese The for- j
cign office declined his request, 1
Throwing of Bombs Into City of Antwerp by Zeppelin Air
ship Latest Work of Destruction to Intensify Indigna
tion of Belgian People Twelve Lives Lost Much
Damage Done to Property.
Careful Investigations Made by High Authorities of Belgium
Peasants Attacked by German Cavalry in Spite of
Assurances That They Were Non-combatants I
Men Bound, Laid in Ditch and Found Later
With Skulls Fractured by Butts of '
German Rifles.
London, Aug 25, 5 44 p m The ,
official Information bureau has made
an announcement confirming previous
reports of the destruction wrought in
Antwerp b a Zeppelin airship throw
ing borab9 into the city.
The bureaus announcement fol
lows: "A telegram has been received from
Sir Francis H. VilUers, the British
minister to Belgium, which confirms
the report that a Zeppelin airship1
passed over Antwerp last night and
dropped six shrapnel bombs into the
citj tne landed very near the pal
ace but happily it did no Injury to
the inmates Much damage was done j
to property and tw elve lives were I
"The message from Sir Francis de
clares that this act has intensified the
Indignation which the brutality of the
Germans has aroused."
Long List of Outrages
"Long Is the list of outrages com
mitted by German troops. The ap
palling details of the..- atrocities are
vouched for by a committee of in
quiry recently formed by the Belgian
minister of justice and presided over
by him. This comrailttc comprises
the highest Judicial and university
authorities of Belgium, such as Chief
Justice Van Iseghem. Judge Nys. Pro.
fessors Cotteer. Woden. etc In
stances and particulars have been es
tablished bv careful investigation
baaed In each case on evidence of
reallable eye witnesses.
"German cavalry occupying the
village of Llnsman were attacked by j
some Belgian infantry and two gend ,
amies The German officer was
killed by our troops during the fight
and subsequently buried. At the re
quest of the Belgium officer In com-l
mand not one of the civilian popula-1
tlon took part in this fight at Llns-I
man Nevertheless, the village was
invaded at dusk of August L0 by a j
strong force of German cavalry, artil
lery, infantry and machine guns In J
spite of the formal assurances given
hy the burgomaster of Llnsman that
DO peasants had taken part in the;
previous fight two farm- and six I
outlving houses were destroyed by j
guh fire and burned All the male
inhabitant then were compelled to
come forward and hand over what
ever arms they possessed. No flre
arms which had recently been dis-j
charged were found. Neverthek-ss
the invaders divided these pesuntsi
into three groups. The men of one
of these groups, numbering eleven,
were bound and placed in a ditch
w here thoy ere found afterw ards
with their skulls fractured by the
butts of German rifles."
Emperor William Is Not Over
looking Deeds of Valor
of Royalty.
Berlin, Aug 25; (Via Copenhagen
and London, 4 .23 p m I -Emperor
William has conferred the decoration
of the Iron Cross of the Second and
First class on Crow n Prince Fre U r
tck William and Duke AJbrecht of
Wuertemburg He has conferred al
so the Iron Cross decoration of the
Second class on his son. Prince OS
His majesty has sent the following
telegram to the crown princess
' I thank thee with all my heart,
dear child; I rejoice with thee over
the first victory' of Wllhelm. God
has been on his side and has most
brilliantly supported him. To him
be tihanks and honor. I remit to
Wilhelm the Iron Cross of the Second
and First class i
"Oskar also fought brilliantly with mm
his grenadiers. He has received the t
Iron Cross of the Second class. Re- r
peat that to Ina and Marie. God
protect and succor my boys Also -
in the futurs God be with thee and
all wives. f !
i signed i "PAPA wilhelm "
uu m
Fugitives Slightly Wounded j
and Many Belgian Farmers
Arrive in Holland.
Maestricht. Holland, Aug. 25. vli
Iondon. 2::12 p. m Fugitive? from
Belgium continue to arrive here Many
of them are slightly wounded The I
total number of these fugitives Is now j
marly 7,000 and thev are being cared
for in sheds Those who have made
their way here during the last few
flays are mostlj from the vicinity of f4
Malines jl
There ha.s arrived also a large num
her of Belgian farmers who consider
it la no lonter safe to stay on their
lands. They say that the treatment I
of Belgians by the Germans has been
none too good, but the opinion prevails I
here that this treatment is due to
overt acts on the part of the peasants
Many of the refugees at Maestricht 1
today fought in 1870 and 1871.
Soldiers Care Nothing for
Lives in Effort to Gain Vic- j
tory Over Great Odds.
Basel, Switzerland. Aug. 25 News j
has re-ached here that a French force J
of Turcoa, Zouaves and SenegaJeze
during the fighting in Upper Alsace, j
entered and almost destroyed the
towns of Flachlandon, Jagsdorf, Land--,t.
Brunnstatt Heiweiler and
Morschweiler. fll
Wound) (1 French soldiers who have
crossed the Swiss frontier and are in
t, med here Bpeak highly of the brave- I
be Qerman troops They say
the Qerman soldiers evidently think I
nothing of their lives lu their efforts I
to gain a victory over great odd-
Their one desire, they say, appears
to I..' to du the inopt foolhardy things M
tu .s.m. thi-ir cause, and when cap
tured or overwhelmed, they accept
their fate stoically mm

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