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THE MADISON JOURNAL. ROUN'TREE BROS., Publishers TALLULA,, MAD)ISONT PARlISlI, LOUISIANA, SAT AY, ('TOER :, 1914 NEW SE --VI,. N. un----- nn mm nnmll •·· um-- -- - - -- -· 'RMAN RUSH FAILS TO BREAK ALLIES CENTER pig Lines of Fire and Death Are Confronting Armies on the Aisne. ATTACKS BY TEUTONS IFPULSED EVERYWHERE OSSES OF LAST FEW DAYS SAID TO EXCEED ALL OTHER EN. GAGEMENTS OF WAR. glMAN POSITION CRITICAL . Joffre Pushes His Lines Inside the Range of German Artillery. Fercing Hand-to-Hand Fighting. * Bordeaux.-According to dis- " ' pitches from the front, the Prus- * * ds guard has been cut to pieces * esrtiag the fighting of the last * * three days. The strength of some * * gospanies was reduced from 259 I * to 100 men. Virtually all the orig o* a officers of guard have been " * llled or wounded, and two bat- " Stallions have been annihilated. " "gee** " " s * * * ** * * ** TIs Newrppepr Unibn NewSr Srrve,'. i phrls.-The following official com- 1 lion was issued Monday night: r "First. On our left wing the re- t pb on the situation are favorable. "Second. On the center our troops t beg successfully withstood new and t iy violent attacks. We have made 1 slight progress on the heights of Meuse. In the Woevre region a t tfo has caused a suspension of ' "Third. On our right wing (Lor and the Vosges) there has been mange in the situation." A resident of Maubeuge. who had i a prisoner, but later escaped. ios that Maubeuge was three-quar burned by the Germans. 'the resisted for a long time the I Liatse of 40,000 men. bS prolongation of the tension on v b tVo lines of fire and death front emch other on the Aisne must have h insupportable to the Germans. p reports indicate that they have hb their tactics and attacked a the bayonet. The opinion is ex- t here that General Joifre's II hand is shown in this, as it Is. p he has succeeded in pushing p Lees inside the range of the dead- r eavy German guns and forced the a to hand-to-hand fighting. 1 i British on the left ,wng have for days the attacks of the th who have been endeavoring d Mtke the allied position by assault. o lbs British, however, did not bear g brunt of the fighting-for the e troops, Including a division of e hamous Colonial infantry, the b battalions of French regt- S and territorial troops, also y - succesesfully prolonged andb attacks. the attacks have been repuls- 1 Seer the whole line, according to h .fcical communications, the mill. d experts here cannot see now tl resources the German emperor's lIs can call on to retrieve their a es. The Matin expresses the a that the new troops the al- 0 Ibund fronting them on the left 0 -ot from the German left wing. ' 's part of the forces detached a Charlerol and sent east to Brus. at b.t now proceeding west. The opinion is that the battle hat V the most critical as well as i mst violent phase and that th, cannot be delayed much longer losseus of the last few days or sides are said to exceed all othe. nts of the war. Stories have b here from Belgium that the - , Unable to bury their dead S Ield, have shipped them behin' a.lmy by train loads, In order to a] epidemics. l -The official communication h Sunday says the Germans con night and day attacks of un ated violence, but have bees ful. E text follows: f b confirmed that since the night bh Sth to the 26th and up to far 1Il the day of the 27th, the Germans ai not eeased night or day to re- itI 4swleation From Churches. Yor-The federal church pble a communication from s1 bSlyg Protestant church men of a - repudiating in behalf of Christianity and the German te 's responsibility for the cS - ad fting it on "those who longss a5d cunningly have been ci a web of Coaspiracy agalust c( -. which now they have flung U a to strangle au thereinl." The .b addressed to "the1I erhhes aused." a GENERAL VON MARNITZ * General von Marnitz has been in command of the German cavalry on the extreme right of the kaiser's army in France and covered the ad vance of Von Kluk's futile turning movement. Von Marnitz's cavalry penetrated even to the southwest of Paris and astonished the world by its speed. new on the entire front attacks of un precedented violence with the deter mined purpose of trying to break through our lines. "These attacks were made with a uniformity denoting instructions from the highest command to seek the so lution of the battle. "Not only have they not been able to accomplish it, but during the action we have captured one flag, some can nons and many prisoners. "All our army commanders make special mention of the fact that the morale of our troops, notwithstanding this uninterrupted struggle, continues excellent, and that they themselves even have trouble to hold back the troops in their desire to rush on the enemy, who is sheltered in defensive positions." The following offcial war bulletin was issued Sunday. "First. On our left wing the battle has been continued with perceptible progress on our part. On the front between the rivers Olse and Somme, and on the north of the Somme from the Aisne to Rheims the Germans have made violent attacks at several points, some of them being at the point of the bayonet, but they were all repulsed. In many places the French and German trenches were not than 100 meters apart. "Second. In the center fromt Rheims to Souain the Prussian guard has un dertaken unsuccessfully a vigorous offensive, being hurled back in the re gion of Berry Au Bac (11 miles north east of Rheims and about 25 miles east of Soissons) and Nogent L'Ab besse (three mltes due east of Rheims). From Sousain the enemy yesterday made a successful attack between the highway leading from Somme to Chalon Sur Marne and the line of the railway from St. Mene honld to Vouziers. At the end of the day our troops regained the ground they lost. "Between the region of the Argonne and the Meause the enemy has not manifested activity. On the heighte of the Meuse nothing new has devel oped. In the southern part of the Woevre district the Germans occupy 1 a front which passes by St. Mlhlel and northwest of Pont-a-Mousson. "On our right wing, in Ioralne, thr Vosges and Alsace, there has been n important change." Alfonso Leads Peace Movement. W'ashington.-Another movement to bring peace in Europe has been for mally inaugurated by King Alfonso of Spain, who has communicated his plans to the State Department. He also has taken up the subject oficlal. ly with Italy, Switzerland, Denmark. Norway and the other nations which have remained neutral. Cholera in Vienna Hospitals. London.-A Rome dispatch to the Exchange Telegraph says a messagm from Vienna states that governmen bacteriologists have definitely estalt lished the presence of Asiatic cholera among the many thousand wounded in Vienna hospitals. Rusalan Crulser Runa Aground. London.-The Copenhagen corre spondent of the Daily Telegraph, is a dispatch dated Saturday, says: "A Russian cruiser went aground today at (name of place deleted by censor), a Baltic port, while trying to save wreckage from the German cruiser Magdeburg. which was dis covered by the Russian fleet The grounded cruiser is "t the old type. "According to dispatches fro Ce loeM, the Roumalsa everume( ba t ez-portatm o AWFUL SLAUGHTER DAILY OCCURRENCE TEUTON GENERALS DO NOT CARE WHAT PRICE IN MEN THEY PAY TO GAIN ADVANTAGE. WMera N.Pwsepl..r ' II',I, News . rvlIe London.-A West Kent man, who fought In South Africa, writes home: "The Boer war was a game of skit ties to this. They came at us in great masses. It was like shooting rabbits, only as fast as you shot one lot down another came up. You could not help hitting them. "We had plenty of time to take aim, and if we weren't reaching Bis ley standard all the time, we must have done a mighty lot of execution. As for their rifle fire, they couldn't hit a haystack. Some of them fire from their hips, and must have wast ed a lot of ammunition." "The German generals don't seem to mind what price their men have to pay so long as they can break through our lines," said a young lan cer, who received a sword cut in the neck last Wednesday. "They were cut down like ripe corn in harvest time, but they didn't seem to mind it at all. It was always on, and on again, until they could stand it no longer, and then others took their places. "They attached a lot of imnortance to massed artillery fire, and fRr hours all their guns seemed to play on one little spot of our line until the din and the noise and the screeching of the shells overhead becomes so terrible that you feel as if it would be a re lief to cry out. "The effect on the nerves is terri ble, and I suppose it is intended to shatter the nerves of our men. Only the strongest can stand it for lone, and most of us found it best to stuff our ears wih cotton wool or tear un 'ur handkerchiefs for the same pur pose. "Noise seems to count for a lot with the Germans. for their cavalry have a trick of thundering along In a way that the horses' hoofs make the most awful din you ever heard, givin the Imnresslon that the whole earth is shaking beneath their tread. Added to that there are the wild, uncanny shouts which they indulge In. "They are finding that it takes a lot of shouting to shift the British troops, and I expect they will change their tactics soon. "One of the Cheshires. shot in both legs, scoffed at the idea of our men being downcast by their task." "You should have seen the mob of laughing, cheering comrades that saw us off from camp Thursday," he said. 'They weren't downhearted by long chalks, and if the Germans think all the fight has been knocked out of them they are making a big mistake. There's plenty of go in our lads yet." THINKS CATHEDRAL RUINED Elements Will Finish All That Bombs Did Not Destroy. Western Newsnaper Union New Servine. London.--A Reuter dispatch from Paris says Theibault Sission, art crit le of the Temps, has visited the ca thedral at Rhelms and gives the fol lowing description of the structure as it now stands: '"ro judge the damage it was neces sary to ascend the towers. There I saw the bells completely melted, the roof of lead plates had disappeared, the magnificent campanile of wood and lead erected at the crossing of the transepts and apse had vanished. The vaults are standing and the nave was not touched by fire." The writer thinks, however, that the autumn rains and frost will play hav oc with the stones, and that measures must be taken immediately to strengthen the walls. He concluded by quoting the words of the German emperor's son to the Rheims municl pality a few days before the bombard ment: "The best proof of my desire not to touch the building is that 1 am anxious to put the wounded inside." GERMANY'S CASUALTY UST Official List of War Office Admits a Total of 104,589. w'nt.rS Newmpa'per Union News Srvtle. Berlin, via London.-The total CGer man casualties in dead, wounded and missing, as omfficially reported to date, are 104,.589. The casualty list an nounced Sunday adds a total of 10, 527 names to those previously an nounced. The total casualty list is made up as follows: Dead, 15,74. Wounded, 65,908. Missing, 23,007. Gun Works Overworked. Edlinburgh, Scotland.--A Scotch woman, who has returned here from Germany, where she has been staying with triends at Essen, relates that work is going on at the Krupp ga factory furiously day and night. The gun and ammunition departments alone are being operated, but these keep 46,000 men constantly employed. This, woman relates also that fore eign spiles have been numerous, and that one asy 14 Russians sed as women were shot. RUSSIANS DRIVE AUSTRIANS BACK DECISIVE HOUR SEEMS TO BE AP PROACHING WHEN SLAV IN VASION WILL BE DECIDED. Westprn Newsparer L'lnln Nxwi r rl5r he London.-1 he main Austrian army In (;allcia is retreating Ltehind the Carpathians into Hungary with the Russians in pursuit, according to an official announcement in l'etro¶rad. The General Staff also announces that the strong fortress of Przenmysl in Ga licia is completely invested by the Russians. Berlin dispatches say that it is an nounced officially that reports of the fall of the Przinemysl forts are inven tions. Little news has been received con cerning the progress of the (;erman invasion of Russian Poland across the East Prussian frontier. Grand Duke Nicholas reported that an engagement near Sopotkin on the Nieman river ended in the retreat of the Germans. The Germans are bombarding Osso wetz, the announcement adds. The hour for the battle which will determine whether the Russians will make their proposed invasion of Ger many, with Berlin as the final ob jective, appears to he drawing near. Official and unofficial advires Indi cate a struggle in Russian Poland rivaling in desperation and possibly n the numbers engaged the battles of the 1Marne and Aisne. The main body of the Russians is moving to ward the Posen frontier. On its right another army is supposed to be at tempting to protect the larger body by stemming the rush southward of the German force that drove the Rus sian invaders from East Prussia and now seeks to halt the westward move. ment. At the same time the Russian army in Galicia is pushing its successes against the Austrians and moving westward with the expectation of meeting the combined Austrian and German forces concentrating at Cra cow on the Galician frontier, in a battle that if successful will com plete their campaign in Galicia. The Germans are reported in strong force on the line from Kalisz to Cracow, where they are said to be well en trenched. SEES A MENACE IN JAPAN Congressman Bartholdt Believes Press Is Too Bitter Toward Germany. New York.-Japan's entry into the European war does not portend any good for the United States, declared Representative Richard Bartholdt of Missouri Sunday, speaking here at the thirteenth anniversary celebration of German Day. "England's summons to the black men, the brown men and the yellow men to fight her battles against a white and highly cultured nation," he declared, "will not be the end of it. Japan will demand her pound of flesh, which is bound to come out of the skin of Uncle Sam. Even now su premacy in the Pacific may have been promised the yellow men in return for his present aid for the protection by Japan of India. "On whom. if not on Germany, could we rely for assistance, if we ever had a falling out with Japan?" Representative Bartholdt asked. "Ger man-Americans are justifiably embit tered," he continued, "at the animos Ity shown in the Anglo-American press. It always has been an Invari able rule of the German-Americans here to show the utmost loyalty to the United States, and the least they can ask is that the press of this country show fair mindedness toware the coun'ry from which they came." In conclusion, Mr. Bartholdt ven tured a prophecy by saying: "A defeat or dismemberment of the Gernman empire will mean eternal war, because the Teutonic race never will accept such a result. A victory for the two German races, howevcr, will signify permanent peace. Both Ger many and Austria-Hungary cherish peace, and their two rulers wish for their people the blessings of fruitful civilization, the growth of industry and trade, and the highest develop ment of the arts and sciences; and the condition of such progress and the healing of the wounds caused by this horrible war is a secure and perma nent peace anchored upon an Interna tional agreement providing for disarm ament and for a high court of nations which will adjust all the peoples' dif ferences and whose decisions will be backed up by an international police force." Allied Fleets Bombard Austrians. Rome.-Thbe fleets of Great Britain and France are bombarding heavily all the fortiffed Austrian positions in the vicinity of Cattaro, in Dalmatia. Moratorium Is Extended. Bordeaux.-The cabinet adopted de crees continuing the moratorium dur ing the month of October, and making all contracts between Frenchman and subjects of the belligerents drawn since the outbreak of boatilities null and void. It is explained that the I French government considers it will be contrary to the public welfare if contract made with -belligerent prior to the outbreak of the war were sus peaded, if partially executed or can aWis by order of the court. BRITISH WOUNDED ARRIVE AT FOLKESTONE I• ` Two Wounded soldiers of a Highland regiment sent back to England tog treatment, photographed on their arrival at Flokestone. GERMAIIN PRISONERS ARE WELL TREATEC FRENCH CAPTORS DECLARE THEY TRANGRESS MORE IN KINDNESS THAN OTHERWISE. Weste n Newspaper Unlon News Serrlee. London.-For the first time since the beginning of the war news b wireless sent out by the French gov ernment through the Eiffel tower sta tion was received in London Monday night. The message dated September 28, follows: "Feeling that their position was be coming more and more critical under the pressure of the allies' arms, the Germans have tried to stop us by re peated counter attacks. Since Septem ber 26 they have delivered by day and night frequent and very violent at tacks at several positions on our front. Everywhere they have been repulsed, sustaining considerable loses and abandoning thousands of dead and wounded. "The Eighth army corps and the guards were severely put to the test and a large number of prisoners fell into our hands. It is to be remarked that many of the latter gave up volun tarily, although they could have escaped. "it seems that the German soldiers are beginning to have no further doubt as to the treatment which awaits them in captivity. At the beginning all those we captured had a terrified and supplicating attitude arising out of statements made by their officers to the effect that the French shot their prisoners. It is rather by an ex cess of kindness that we transgress in regard to them and the too kindly treatment which Is meted out to pris oners in certain districts of France has even evoked complaints, which occasionally have been justified on the part of all those who know how our men are treated in Germany." Kaiser Has a Bad Cold. London.-A dispatch to the Times from Geneva says the Suisse state that Emperor William is ill with ir flammation of the lungs as a resul of having fallen into a trench filled with water. German Food Supply Cut off. London--The British government is making its position clearer as tr what is regarded as contraband of war. Foodstuffs assigned to neutral countries accessible to Germany will not be permitted to enter unless the governn ents assure England that the food is not destined for Germany, and not intended to replace other sup plies destined for Germany. England, however, desired that neutral coun tries shall have an adequate food sup ply for sustenance of their own people. Cruiser Tennessee Will Remain. London.-The American cruiser Tennessee will remain in England in definitely as the depository of the American government relief funds. James L. Wilmeth, chief clerk of the United States Treasury Department, and Capt. Harry F. Nelson will have charge of the closing up of the affairs connected with the relief fund. Henry S. Breckinridge, assistant secretary of war, and army officers will sail from Liverpool for home October 3. Much rellief has been extended Americans. Flashes From the Moving Picture Drama of War The Mlontenegrins are reported to be within artillery range of Saravejo, Bosnia. Italy is reported to be enlisting E troops for an invasion of Dalmatia. Sir John French, the British com mander, celebrated his 62nd birthday Monday. The German commander at Muelhau. cen is reported to have committed e suicide in despair of being unable to . pass the Vosges. Turkey has closed the Dardanelles to all navigation. V Sir Edward Carson, the Ulster r leader, has called upon the ITlsteritel to support the empire. The German spy system is report ed to be the most elaborae ever em ployed by any army. "There is no change in the situas tion" has been for days an epitome of offcial reports from London, Paris and Berlin. The people or Hosnia have wel rnomed the Servians and .Montenegrins as liberators. Germany has raised a war fund that will enable it to spend $5,000,000 a day for a year. The Austrian forts at Cattaro are I reported to have sunk a French war ship in the investing fleet. It has been confirmed that the Ger mans are fortifying Liege. Petrograd reports that a German SZeppelin dropped a bomb into a Rus. slan school, killing eleven children The Japanese expeditionary force is within eight miles of the city of Tsingtau. The Canadian contingent has em barked for England. Petrograd hankers have placed $1t. 000.000 at the disposal of the czar for immediate needs. The city of Louvain is described by travelers as a modern Pomneit. 'The Hotel de Ville is the only large building left Intact. All else Is in ruins. French forces have reoccupied the greater part of the Congo country ceded to Germany by the treaty of 1911. Prince Adalhert. the kaiper's third eon. is reported to han diedf in a hospital in Brussels, and an automy 1 showed that his death was caused by a German bullet. Answered at the Cannon's Month. Nish., Servia.-According to reports reaching here from felgrade. when a representative of the Austrian com Smander, bearing a white flag, was ad Im:tted to the presence of the Ser- I vian command with a demand for the surrender of the capital, the Servian ofllcers replied: "Return to your camp, and in three hours you will receive my answer from the cannon's mouth." Three hours later a Servlan battery opened fire on the Austrian positions. An Austrian Army Annihilated. Copenhagen.-The most definite and important war news comes not from the French frontier, but frcm Galicia, where the Russian army in the past fortnight in three local bat ties has defeated and almost annihl lated more than half of the entire Austrian army. At Lemberg the first Austrian army was routed and nearly 75.000 prisoners taken. The Second Austrian army, consisting of more than six Austrian army corps of 40.. 000 men each, has been cut to plee0 , MARTIN GLYNN WINS NOMINATION DISTRICT ATTORNEY WHITMAN RECEIVES REPUBLICAN NOMI NATION IN NEW YORK. GERARD FOR U. S. SENATE Former Governor Sulzer and Former Senator Davenport Running Close For the Progressive Nomination. S lrk. Sc. ;tlh iId "rgallli3 till)" "llen di at.s allparntlv swept the boards in thI s,tt t id, urimal. y for every n minatilon ,x ,ln t I'nitedt Sta; t's .l;at for oni tiit- II;plublican tick, t. W\ith lpr;actic;v ally l the Nt-w" York city \otlut anld a Sr l\th ofl the uil;pstate otet' in it .tcri'ttl I rtain hatl (;ov. lMartin Ii. i;lynlr t\is ll,, Iti, ii.oc-ratic cutI ,rnatorial - .I nlliil e and lDistriot Lititorey I'hlas. it. \Whitlm n tilt Re put hlican. I iirrn, r (;ov. \ llia n Suli, r and former Stat.l Snlator I'r, d .1. Daven port weirt runniln ctlose t.ttrther for the- ilrogrnesi , I. ltrnt Itorial noni naltiion, anId both tIaltiig ith, vic tory. .Ianius \W. ;l';rard. ambassadohr to (;, rrnany. , ,1 FIranklin 1). I(oosevIlt yl a wide margin for th,, Iitmocralle lnoIIlitition for I'nt llti Statesi senator. The Repuilic:ln sllatorial nomina tion was somewhat in doubt. William lI. ('alder piled up a big i.id here. but late returns from upstate showed I J. W. Wadsworth .Ir. was gaining rapidly. John A. Ilennesy. who head ed the anti-Tammany ticket against Governor GIlynn, was gaining in late retllrns front Ipstate, but his friends admitted he. had no chancet. Congres sional returns. though incomplete, In dihatetd most of the plresent New York members of both parties were renominated. The Tammany candl. dates for the assembly in New York city appeared to have won. VILLA IS NOT A CANDIDATE Hopes Entertained That Villa and Car ranza May Yet Agree. Wash!ngton. - 'ormal announce.. ment from General Villa that he will I not be a candidate for president or vice president of AMexico was received at the State l)epartment through (;eorge C. ('arothers. consular agent at Chihuahua City. This dispatch, the first to reach Washington from the In terior of Mexico since Villa's revolt against ('arranza's authority" as first chief of the ('onstitutionalists, great 13 strengthened the hopes of omcials here for a peaceful adjustment of the dimculties between the two leaders. Special significance was attached to Villa's assurance because it followed so close-ly the declaration of General ('arranza that he would not become a candidate if Villa would give a simi lar promise and all the military lead ers were eliminated as presidential possihilities. It is general believed In offmcial cir. cles that if General ('arranza resigns Thursday, as has been declared he will, the convention called by him for that date will name as his successor Fernando Iglestas Calderon, whoe - . e lection has been demanded by Villa. Investigating Cotton Seed Market. Washington. - Attorney General Gregory began an investigation of complaints that a combination In vio lation of the Sherman law has de pressed the price of cotton seed. A. cording to reports brought to the de partment, seed dealers now are pay fng about one-half the price paid for cotton seed In former years. ,Maryland O. O. P. Stands Pat. Baltimore.---The tRepublican state convention here adopted a platform reaffirming allegiance to the doctrine of protection to American indus ri-t. The nomination of Edward C. (Carr;-,. ton as candidate, for United Statis senator was ratified Greeks Buy Oklahoma Horses. Kansas Clty.-A representative of the Greek government slgned con tracts for 10.000 cavalry horses to be delivered from Oklahoma. Ten thou sand saddles were bought In St. Jo seph, Mo., last week. Abundant Russian Harvest. Petrograd.-The Ministry of the Interior gave out figures on the har vest for 1914, according to which the food products reached a total of more than 64.215,000 tons. To Pass the War Measure. W'ashington.-Early disposition Is the house of the war revnllue bill to raise approximately 1105,000.,000 was forecast when Majority Leader Under wood announced that it woutld be brought up Thursday under a rule lim Iting debate for four bours. laltlmore.-One of. EBaltimore's big. gest corporations, not connected with cotton manufactures, has contrated for 12,000 bales of cotton at a cost of 1,00.000.