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night and Sunday. Probably showers. VOL. XXIII. CALUMET, MICHIGAN, SATURDAY AFTERNOON, OCTOBER 3, 1914. GERMANS AND RUSSIANS AT DEATH GRIPS Pelrograd andParisClaimCzar's Soldiers HaveMade Progress on Polish Frontier KAISER MAKES PLANS Is Said to Have Decided on Four Fold Offensive Movement Against Invaders Lnndon, Oft. 3. IVtw-prart mntln iifM to flaitu HUffOHsos on tho fnmticr of I'ul.'iiul, Itut (mm (i;ilifla, whiMi- tlu HiisNinna ami fomltimd lierimiu uml Au!-ttl:in (uriCH uro at death yths lo finr (.'ra'ow, has i-ume nothing t ln (liiaif wliifh tilde Iuih takfti llr.t hn nis in tlm iirclinilnary sklrmishiH. A (.inliai!en tlispatt-h ays Knuu-r-or William was rcrontly at liroslau. wliiif lit' decided on a (niir-fuld iIT ii sie movement itKulnst Kovnu, War haw. Ludz and Galifl.i. When thin is under way ho expected to return to the western theater of the war. A dispatch, purporting to emanate fiom Vienna. sa8 that city is piepar lhK for a hlege. There Is talk of re moving the neat of the government. Russians Cross German Frontier. A new army of Kmperor Nifholas is on the march, and according to the 1'etroKi'ad Keneral t-taff, tlie ItussianM have once more crossed the (terman frontier at Szczuczy und Grajowo, Uuh sian Poland. Tills Is awkward for the Germans, who are Fald to he retreat iiij; from the Suwalki district. Germans Are Thrown Back. Tails. Oct. 3. (Olllcial). "A mtnuU German army of four corps has taken positions Let ween the frontier of Rist J'russlu and the Itlver Nieman. Its left wing has been thrown hack upon Mariampol unjl Suwalki. At the ren ter the city of AiiKustowo has been taken by the Russians. On the Ger man right tho struggle continues around Ossovotz. "In Gallcla the rear nuard of Aus trians has retreated as far us the riser Vistula. "In Posnlu Sorb and Montemtin minimis are advancing on Sarajevo." The German plan of an invasion of UtisHa from Kaet I'russia has failed, ii i i i ilitivf to Russian oniclal reports, which declare the Germans not us far as the western bank of the NIemen river but there found very strum; Russian forces in the hills on the eastern Iwmk. I'-eiiiK In low und marshy Krounds, the Germans, uccordlhtf to the Russian viewpoint, were at a disadvantage and could not advance. A fluht is now in progress nt Mlr lainpol, near the northeastern Prus sian frontier, while arther south in the Suwalki district the Ru ssians laim to have turned the German rt tieat into disorderly tliKht. Quitting Russian Territory. London, Oct. 3. The I'etroKrad cor respondent 'f t tio- MorniiiK Uispatfh has sent the following dispatch: "Experts here confess themselves un able to conceive what objects Germany somrht by the incursion into Russian territory up to the line of the Niemen river. "The invaders something like n do.cn army corps are now doinjr their best to get out of Russia under a steady downpour of rain which hourly is widening the already extensive mo rass and washing- Into bottomless muck what passes for loads in this part of Russia. "Tho German infantry Is suffering terribly under weather and road con ditions while the artillery probably will remain In Russian territory and be fished out when winter frosts mako the roads passable apaln. "The Cjerman emjeror'8 lightning stroke nlmed at Russia has failed. Ger many has left another 20,000 lirst line troops, dead on the Held, while the re treating troops nre caught in a position which suits the Cossacks. Russians Attacking Przemysl. London, Oct. 3. Router's Rome cor respondent says news recolrrd In the Italian capital from Russian head tunrters Is tothe effect that Prremysl. Galiola, has been attacked by the Rus sians on all sides. Two of the forts, it Is stated, already have been taken and the Russians have been able to silence several Austrian batteries. 1 Fighting at Augustowo. More heavy fighting is taking place t Augustowo, HO miles northeast of Warsaw in the province of Huwalkl, where the Germans have received re inforcements and been able to take the offensive. At Grajewo. 2T miles southeast of Augustowo, the Russians have ad vanced Into German territory and at Mlawa they claim a victory over the Oermnns. i j-sii I ft Wrap ARTILLERY IS DOING SV30ST OF FIGHTING NOW Infantry Counts for Little in Pro tracted Operations Loudon, Oft. 3. Dilating on the splendid accuracy of the artillery lire und the extent to which the artilb ry has been used in the present war, the 1 aily Mall correspondent of France says: "The infantry has counted for little in these protracted opctatlons. on the allies' left wing the men say that the.v have nothing to do and several have complained of spending eight days in the trendies without see.rg a German, lioth armies are tired. "There was an appalling incident. Three days ago 500 Germans were caught in some Hat lielil.s w ith slopi s on every side. The French artillery took up positions secretly and when tho moment "came to open lire the ollicer in command said, "Make me a cemetery there. Ills older was obeyed the guns accounting for the greater part of the 5to and title lire for th 1 lest. Those who were there say that not a single German escaped. "It is no wonder that the Germans have nicknamed the big French guns in the Held artillery the 'black butch ers.' Their effect Is terrible. The shells they throw explode only 10 f.et above the ground and spread their missiles over an area measuring lou ards by 30 yards. The shock of their explosion alone often kills at once ;i whole low of entrenched men." FEDERAL CLUB SAID TO BE AFTER M'GRAW, BUT HE WON'T QUIT GIANTS. t'hicago, Oct. 3. A story has been printed here th it Manager McGraw of the Giants has been otlVrcd the leader ship of the federal dub to bo placed In New York. It also is said that the Krookln Federals have signed Walter Johnson, Ray Collins, Lobert, looin und Sherwood Magee. McGraw Will Not Accept. New York. Oct. 3. McGraw said he would not manage a Federal club at any price. WILL TAX AUTO SALES. Washington, Oct. 3. Reduction In the proposed tax on gasoline In the war revenue bill from 2 cents to 1 cent a gallon and the Imposition of a tax of 50 cents per horsepower on au tomobiles sales w'ere agreed by Demo crats of the Senate finance committee. They plan to complete tho revision of the House bill by tonight. NO WRITERS. PAINTERS OR PHOTOGRAPHERS WITH THE GERMAN TROOPS AT FRONT London, Oct. 3. A Copenhagen dis patch sna no correspondent, painter or photographer will be allowed In fu ture at the German fronts. i WAITING FOR THE STORM TO BLOW AMERICAN FIRM SAID TO HAVE AIDED GERMANS. New York, Oct. 3. It was the firm of Wessels. Kule nkainpff fc Co., of New Yolk, that shipped 3,:!v7 tons of coal out of New York on the Ameri can t earner Lorenzo, which was sur prised and captured by a Jlrittsh cruiser, while coaling the German cruiser Karlsruhe in the West Indies, It was said by otlicials at the custom house here. The same concern, it, was added, also shipped J,":i7 tons of coal on the F.eiwind, which at rived at Rio Ja neiro on Sept. IS, two weeks overdue. FOUR .HI LEO AHO MANY HURT IN AN EXPLOSION Jersey City, Oct. 3. Four men were killed i'lid many Injured In an explo sion of a powder maga.lne in the lire works fa i tory of Detw iller Sr Street on the outskirts of the city. Windows ware broken a mile away. The plant consisted of a doen small buildings. Twenty-one persons were taken to hospitals and some are believed to be mortally injured. John Andrews, su perintendent of the plant, was arrested. NEW AMBASSADOR FROM ITALY COMES TO THE U. S. Count Ccllcrc, Distinguished Diplomat, Arrives in Washington. Washington, D. C, Oct. 3. The cir cle ef foreign diplomats in Washington has Just received a new and interesting addition in the person of Count Mac chl ill Cellele, who has arrived here to take up his duties as Italian ambassa dor to the I'nited States. The new ambassador conies from a very old Roman family, which has given many cardinals to the church. He Is a great favorite at eouit, where Countess Celleiv Is among the ladies seen at all functions. About'a year ago Count Cellere was asked to accept a candidacy for parlia ment, which he declined upon being appointed to the Washington pos. He Is a knight of the order of the Crown of Italy, and is a knight commander of the St. Mauri.io and St. Lazzaro. one of the most distinguished and oldest orders of Humpo, founded in the six teenth century by the house of Savoy. Count Cellere is a man of brilliant diplomat If achievements, and more than once he has been spoken of in Rome as a future minister of foreign uffalrs. His home in the Italian capi tal Is one of Uie most beautiful resi dences In that city. The family's old palate, however, Is In Plasza Cr.pra mica, and Is familiar to Americans, as it (onstltutcs of the best specimens of the early renaissance. SON OF THE BARONESS AMHERST IS WAR VICTIM. Loralon. Oft. 3. Captain. The Hon. William Amherst Cecil of the Grena dier guards, son nnd heir of Itaroness Amherst of Hackney, has been killed In action. His name Is the only one ap pearing in the list of casualties Issued tonight unVr the heading of killed. Otherwise the report records one olli cer died of wounds and other officers previously reported as missing, are now known t be prisoners of war. OVER cv 3,000 PRUSSIAN GUARDS LOST IN BRAVUTTACK Repeatedly Assail French in Futile Effort to Cut Railway London, ict. 3. "The details are Just available of the heroic engage ment of the Prussian Guards ut Suip pes a fortnight ago," says the Palis correspondent of the Daily Mail. "It urosf out of the attempt of the Ger mans to cut the railway connecting Rheims and Verdun. Five times the devoted region nt threw itself desper ately against the lines of French av uby. After the fifth charge only a hundred linn were left, and they re lunctantly surrendered. Nearly all of the hundred were wounded. In tin. course of this engagement the guards lost 3, uiii) nun. it is stated." Officers Fell Around Prince. Ix'iidon. Oct. 3. A Copenhagen dis patch says thai a Berlin correspondent, who witnessed the battle at Vcraun on Septonber 24, when Prince Oskar Ud the Imperial Guard, wrote: "Though the Germans fought like lions, the Tuicos climbed trees like monkcs, holing in the leaves. The Germans and Turcos fought and wrestled in terriblo hand-to-hand struggles. M.iny German otllccrs fell around the prince, who thereafter had a lion it nttaik. "Later at the hotel in Mctz, the prince was greeted by the emperor, who, with aim extended, cried: 'Roy, i boy, bote you are.' " FRANCIS JOSEPH VISITS WOUNDED IN HOSPITALS. Rome. Oct. A story has reached Rome from Vienna, describing visit paid by Kmpi for Francis Joseph to a IK-il hospital, In the course of which his majesty insisted on speaking to everybody I i the institution. The empe,o,'s doctors are now urg Inu him to spare himself and not to visit the hospitals tilled with wound ed, as they fear the effect of emotion on a man of 'teh advanced years. In an Inspection of one Red Cross hos pital the emperor u Mressed each wounded man In his mother tongue German, Polish, Slav, Hungarian. Bo hemian or Italian as the case might be. GERMANS ARE HELD IN WINNIPEG FORT. Winnipeg. Man.. Vt. 3. F.leven additional German prisoners were landed nt Fort Osborn barracks and are now under close guard by a squadron of the Thirty-fourth Fort Garry horse. This makes 27 German prisoners now in the hands of the Winnipeg garrison. No chances were taken in handling of prisoners who were picked up In the west by mount ed police for various reasons. Guard of live mounted police officers, in charge of an Inspector, m companies prisoners to Winnipeg. IJnked to gether In couples by heavy handcuffs, the men were loaded Into police pa trols. . i PREPARE FOR BIG ASSAULT ON TSING TAU Japanese, Under Ccnstant Bom bardment, Continue Their Ex tensive Preparations RETURN GERMAN FIRE Kaiser's Concession Said to Be on Fire at Several Points; Food Getting Scarce Tokio, Oct. 3. It is officiary stated that another Japanese mine sweeper at Kiau Chan has struck a .mine und siink. Four were killed and nine wounded. The German forts and ships are constantly shelling the Japanese army, which is slowly preparing for a big assault on Tsing Tau. Ronibarded by the land batteries of the Pritish-Japanese expedition and the gleat war fleet steaming slowly backward and forward In front of the harbor entrance, the German conces sion at Kiau Chau is reported on tire at several points. There has been no letup in the shell ing of the position by nlht and day. Although up to the present there has been no attempt made to carry the main positions by storm, owing to the constant fire of the German cruisers interned in the harbor, t lie losses to the land forces are large. German Fire Deadly. The fire from the squadron and from the German land forts is extremely deadlx. German aviators are teported as ha v ine; done good service to their causo by their Mights ovtr tho Japanese- Rritish positions in which they have located the main lines of the be siegers for the benefit of the German gunners. The Japanese Meet aviators, however, have rivaled their enemies and have dropped bombs at many points. Bomb Demolishes Magazine. One of the smaller magazines was demolished by a bomb dropped by a Japanese aviator. . Copies of a message of greeting sent by the emperor to the commander of the British forces, General Bernardis ten, were made public here. In his mes sage the emperor said: "Japan to her allies, greetings. With your valor the defeat of the common enemy is assured." Fall Believed Imminent. It is believed here that the fall of the German position camiot long bo delayed. It Is known that the Ameri can consul, who refused to leave the ity when the other non-combatants soUKht safety, has been trying to in tluence the German governor to sur render on the grounds of humanity. The governor, however, takes the po sition that he was instructed by his emperor to hold out to the lust and he says that he will do so. Food Supply Running Short. As tires have been started tit many points Inside of the fortifications and the food supply Is already tunning very short, it Is believed here that he w ill nevertheless eventually change his mind. Before that, however. It Is ex pected here that the German armored cruisers lu the harbor will essay a oash for safety. In anticipation of this a special Japanese squadron made up of high speed battle, cruisers and armor ed cruisers is In waiting. Japan's Fleet Ready to Act. These vessels have steam up. their magazines and bunkers tilled and are taking no part in the bombardment of the German positions. Their definite task Is to capture or destroy the Cur man squadron, and Ihey will be in readiness when the enemy attempts to run the blockade. ALL URGENT WATERWAYS IMPROVEMENTS ARE TO BE GIVEN ATTENTION AT ONCE Washington. Oct. 3. The war de partment has Instructed its engineers to proceed with all urgent waterways Improvements In their districts, under the provisions of the new rivers and harbors bill. The list of projects se lected has not been made public, but today's instructions went to the army engineer nt Rock Island, Ills. ANOTHER ITALIAN SHIP IS SUNK BY A MINE. Venice, via Paris. Oct. 3. It s re ported that another Italian boat struck a mine near Trieste and sunk. Its crew of fifty was lost. TURK AMBASSADOR SAILS. Washington, Oct. 3 The Turkish ambassador, w hose re ent public ut terances caused President Wilson to ask for an explanation, started for Turkey today. v : : ENGLISH PEOPLE NOW BELIEVE WAR WILL BE LONG AND TERRIBLE, v London, Oct. 3. Though the German right is less than fifty miles from th Belgian fron- ! tier, never since the outbreak v of the war, apparently have the people of Great Britain v been more reconciled to the idea that the struggle will be v v long and terrible. Many ob I servers emphasize that even ! ! should the present battle b terminated the Germans would only fall back on equally v strong entrenchments. KAISER'S FIFTH SON LEADS HIS MENTO VICTORY Heads Regiment in Desperate, Bloody Battle at Verdun Berlin, via London, Oct. 3. Today's casualt.v list contains '.Uluo names, and includes mention of the wounding of Prince Joacbirn, youm-'cst ,,f the emperor, at Schaetzels, east Prussia. The Associate.) Press learns that Prince skar, liith son of the emperor, on September :i l... his regiment at Verdun in a rno.-t desperate battle. The French, including Turco hurpshoutcrs in trees, picked off so many German odicers that the lompanlcs were led by sergeants during the hottest part of the fi-hting. Prince Oskar headed the column, and shouting at the top of his voice, led the charge which fin ally was successful. He was so excited that he rollapsid .tfter Die victory with an acute heart cramp. The physicians ordered him to Metz. Major General Von Ikr Horse was killed while bailing hi troops on Sep tember 2S. He had previously receiv ed the Iron Cross. SAYS AISNE BATTLEFIELD IS ONE BIG HEARTACHE. Correspondent Finds Dead in Standing and Sitting Postures in Trenches. London. Oct. 3. The Westminster Gazette publishes a letter from a cor respondent who obtained special per mission to visit the Aisne battlefields. The letter does not deal with the mili tary opt rations. The writer sas: "The whole district northeast of Par 's is .me big heartache. Imagine driv ing i!i an automobile throuyh the love ly roads of France, with the harvests ripe and trees laden heavily with fruit and everywhere in the fields, on the roadside, on hill and in valley, sitting and lying, are not harvesters, nor holi day makers, not happy Idlers, but dead men, Miff and stark, covering the fair lields. "Men in uniform lay or sat or stood as the.v were shot or had fallen from mortal wounds. Fntil I saw with my own eyes dead tmn standing of lean ing stiff auainst their follows in the trenches and actually against the earth of'the trenches Itself, I had not believ ed the stories that had i cached Paris of the fact." RED CROSS NEEDS MORE MONEY FOR WAR RELIEF. Total Contributions for Aid of Wounded $332,000. Washington, Oct. 3. In appealing today for contributions to deftay the cost of rendering aid to the wounded of the armies of IJtiropo now at war, the American Red Cross issued a staenient showing that in such work it already has spent or obligated it self for I2S3.043. This includes the o(.ijt of transporting and keeping In Die field 172 surgeons and nurses and the cost of sending Hospital and sur gical supplies for equal distribution among the belligerents. font rPuit Ions up to Sept. 2f totaled $332,000 and it is stated that more lib eral donations are desired. Business Mrn Assist. Chicago, Oct. 3. Forty (lf Chicago's wealthiest business men at a meeting today formulate. 1 plans for the collec tion of 1100. (ion for Red Cross work in the Luropean war zine. IS KING OF RUMANIA FEIGNING ILLNESS TO KEEP OUT OF WAR? London, Oct. 3. A Rome dispatch says that the North German Gazette admits the appearance of i holera In Germany as well as in Austria. A Sotla dispatch, via Rome. sas the condition of King Charles of Rumania has suddenly become worse. The doc tors declare he must have quiet. The well Informed, however, f.elleve his ill ness Is a political step tc end the no tation to have Rum-nla Join forces against Germany. U. S. TROOPS TO REMAIN IN VERA CRUZ 'TILL OCT. 11. Washington, Ovt. 3. Definite post ponement of evacuation of Vera Cruz until Oct. 11 at the earliest was an nounced today by the war department. There Is believed little likelihood that the troops will leave then, on account of the disturbed conditions in tho In terior of Mexico. NUMBER 206 NO DECISIVE ADVANCE ON EITHER SIDE Reports Issued by the Rival Army Headquarters Differ Wide ly in Claims VAN KLUCK IS STRONG French AdmitGommanderof Ger man Right Wing Has Pow erful Forces The French and German reports aurcc that the lighting on the western end of the battle line in northern France continues without n, decisive advance on cither side. Reports from the eastern theater of war continue conflicting. The most de pendable reports indicate that a really great battle is being fought at Cracow, where an unnumbered Russian force is attacking the united Germans and Austrian in immense tdrength. According to Rome advices a cabi net crisis is approaching, due to dif ferences as to the attitude of Italy. fVilliain I fardel, American consul at Rhelrns, accompanied by his family, left there today for Troycs. There ure no more Americans in Rheims. There is nothing new from Ant werp. The latest Belgian official re ports said tlie city was resisting suc cessfully the bombardment of the Ger man artillery. The Chinese government has again protested against the Japanese occu pation of tho railway station at Wel-IIsitn. London, Oct. 3. Tlie publicity de partment of tlie German and Austrian army headquarters have furnished ac counts of the results of current bat tles differing so radically from the camps of tiieir opponents as to render the widely divergent statements irre concilable. In re-uaid to the battle of the Aisne there is only one point in which the German and French reports agree and that is that General Von Kluck is still Koing northward, though at a snail's pate-, and that he is so powerful that Ge neral Joftre is obliged to admit that the German commander has been aide to make- a French detachment, de bouehini: from Anas, fall back. The first Austrian staff report with any details gives Hat denial to the Servians' vivid stories of victory, but the Serbs are- equally emphatic in giv ing the- lie the the Austrian claim. German Official Statement. Ber'.in, via Amsterdam and London, o. t. ". official statement of the eve n ing of October J). "The right wing In France has re pulsed renewed efforts of the French to outflank it. South of Rove the French have been dislodged from their posit ions. "The situation on the center of tho battle front is lira -hunted. "The Germans are advancing in the Argonne district and have won sub stantial advances in a southerly cu red ion. "Fast of the River Mouse the French from Toul undertook night attacks and were repulsed. "Before Antwerp Fort Wavre-St. Catherine's and the redout P.orpc-velt. with intei mediate works, were as saulted yesterday afternoon. Fort Wae Iheni has been invested. An im portant outer fortification at Ternion dc is in our possession. "In the east an advance of the Rus sians across the Nii-men River avainM the Germans, in the province of Su walki, seems Imminent." French Official Statement. Paris, o. t. ?,, (oMici.il) "On o3r left wing violent action, progressing since vestcidav. continues, partieular Iv in the region ef Roye, where we have ft pulsed ;ell attac ks, although up on this part of the front the enemy has been reinforced. "In the Argonr.e ret ion the army of the e row n prim e attempted to slip through the woods of Grurie, but has be-en driven back toward the north." Re-inforcements Save Germans. New York, Oct. 3. Dow, Jones & Co. put the fellow ins on the news tick ers: "Bordeaux, Oct. 3. Minister of War Milhrand declared that only the steady arrival of heavy re-inforcements averted disaster fo r the army ef Gen eral Von Klue k and the entire right wing of the German army. He said that early in the week the forces of Von Klu. k wire In desperate straits "General fighting continues about Rove, tlie minister added. The Ger mans are attacking fiercely In an ef fort to capture positions which they Continued en 2nd Page, 1st Column.