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The War At a Glance
IHTinE! I .
HI I 111 II
American Ambassador Will
Be Asked to Care For In
terests of Britain.
TO COMMAND TURKS
Turkish Ambassador, Show
ing Doubt, Says Troops
key &salnst Enga
and Russia is being- awaited
Adyices received today by the Britifea
embassy from London state that tfae
declaration is expected there at any
The embassy is informed that a Ger
man officer nas been dispatched toy
the German government to Constat ti-
nople to take charge of the Turkish
Prepare for IMpIomatlc Chance.
Flans are already under way to ask
the American ambassador at Constan
tinople to take charge of British in
terests there after the British ambas
sador Is handed his passports
Advices recei ed here state thait
Turke has begun the irobUizatioB of
its actite arm
Army Already Mobilized.
The Turkish ambassador, Arustera
Be expressed doubt today that the
Turkish armv was mobilizing- about to
figh on the side of Germany He said
t e Turk sh army was mobilised three
we-ks ago ,
Rome Italv, Sept. 1 A telegram
recened m Rome from Berlin an
m unces the mobilization of the Turk
Following the advice of field mar
shal baron Von er Goltz, it Is stated.
the Turkish government will form an
arrni of the first line composed of
-On 000 men. all Mohammedans.
Seventj-two superior German offi
cers, forming the German military mis
sion at Constantinople, have been in
corporated in the Turkish army and
ill participate fn the war
The presence of the German officers
In the artnj is interpreted to mean
that Turkej will fight on the side of
London. n. Sept. 1 0 08 a. m.) X
Times dispatch from Paris, speaking of
the fighting in the north, says
Throughout the .fighting of the last
few days swarms of aeroplanes have .
circxed in the sky, scouting for their
The eremys supply arrangements
are reported to have broken down, their
men in some cases subsisting on the
flesh of horses. The British transport
system is working admirably The
spirits of the British and French troops
PARIS LITTLE ALARMED
BY LATEST GERMAN BOMB
London, Eng Sept. 1. A dispatch
to the Reuter Telegram companv'froaa
Paris states that when the bomb e
Monda in the Porte St. Martin ooar
ter from a German aeroplane, the
people in that vicinity believing It to
be doe to an explosion of gas. rushed
to the outside.
As a n-atter of fact. Parisians show
no disposition to be unduly disturbed
by these bomb incident, whirh 3
generally regarded as a rather harm
less effort on the part of the German I
aviators to ereaie a panic
5BRMAAS WOULD M3T
DESTKOT ART TREASURES
j;w mr, aepi i ii .raris Is takes
by the Germans the art treasures of
the Louvre will not be destroyed, ac
cording to Robert Weeks de Forest,
president of the Iew York city art
commission, who returned from the
war rone last week.
Both sides in the present war have
held art of all kinds almost sacred.
Mr de Forest said but a loss of a
er'an amount of paintiwrs. buildings
and statjary he added, is inevitable.
SHINGTOSL X). CL S&nt i
Jff -rf", j3"1H' - srir nfflm"rESS8?:M
TIB fish tine today In France,
where the allies are believed
to be opposing1 the German ad
vance. Is thought to be centered
around Laferr, a strongly fortified
French position on the rrrer Olse.
75 miles northeast of Parts. The
fate of the French capital nuj
baiif? on the outcome of these opera
The veil of secrecy, drawn tighter
today than at any time In the last
SO days, is taken as an indication
that events ofrimportance are tran
spiring In northern France. A sim
ilar silence was observed, darlnir the
flchtfns: around Mans, Cabmral and
Ieeateau last week.
The prince of Males relief fond
for ivonnded British soldiers and for
widows and orphans is approaching:
the $10,000,000 mark, U. W. Astor
has contributed ? 123.0CC
CLOSE IX OX PARIS
The latest official report on the
nit nation north of Pari aald that
the French left owing' to the pro
gress of the German rlsht -wing,
had been forced to "make a new
retirement" Bxplninlng this an-
M Kre.nch embassy in
navcaad to stve ground,,
i u- c .tsua c m:j rcaa
evra dispatches from Dieppe say
a jrreat battle has been ton cat at
LroIsUlea and probably la atlll In
progress. o detail are given nor
haa this report been received from
any other sources. Crolallles la iO
miles aontbeast of Arreaa In the
department of Pas De Calais, and
Is about 15 miles from Cam b ml.
France, op near the Belgian fron
tier, directly north of Pari.
Persona reaching? Parts from the
north described the preparations of
the allies for a defensive fight. The
Frenchmen who reached the capital
today, saya there are no German in
Lille, Iloubalx or Tonrcolng, a group
of towns near the Belgian frontier,
which were occupied by the Ger
mans last week.
AaOITERbAR. OF SEDA
Today is the anniversary of the
battle of Sedan, which was fought
with disastrous rcnnltu to the
French In 1S70. This coincidence
draws particular attention to the
outcome of the present operations,
concerning which such Impenetrable
alienee Is being maintained in Lon
don, Paris and Berlin.
Rome haa received a report from
Roumanla that the Russians have
Inflicted a crushing defeat on the
Austrians in Galicia, the troops of
emperor Francis Joseph suffering
losses declared to amount to 8,000.
A newa dispatch from St. Peters
burg makes a similar claim, saying
the nittrians In Poland have lost
tena of thousands of men.
Nevertheless, reports from the
eastern theater of war continue to
be conflicting. Both St. Petersburg
and Berlin claim important vic
tories. l-.HUN IS VLIRWED
Aewn Dispatches published in
London say that the people of Ber
lin, alarmed at the Russian ad
vance, are beginning to leave the
capital tor neutral countries.
GER3LVN NA3IE DROPPED
By imperial order the city of St.
Petersburg will henceforth be
known aa Fetrograd. the change
eliminating the Teuton construc
tion In the name of the chief city
An official communication given
out at Antwerp says the situation
throughout Belgium In satisfactory.
The Germans are declared to hate
evacuated Aerchst and railroad
communication has been restored in
the Campalne country.
Refugees from Brussels say food
there Is getting scarce and declare
the German garrison today num
bers no more than 10000. German
sentinels are posted at all the pub
Quern Elizabeth, of Belgium, and
her children, who arrived In London
last night are today the guests of
A news dispatch from The Hague
says the four richest men of Bel
gium have guaranteed the payment
to Germany of the war tax of $40,.
000,000 levian against the Belgian
AMERICANS PAY BIG
PRICE FOR PASSAGE
. i?, a1- 1- The Italian
steamer Prindpessa Mafalda, chartered
by John E. Jeaes, American consul at
Genoa, at a cost of J181.0H, reached
New York today from Italy with 388
wealthy Americans ahnar !i.??8
pled cabins with space for jes more"
JSesseof the passengers paid $76 for
; none paia less than J IDS and
the average cost to all aboard was an
praxfaaatety J500 " ap
2fce presence of empty cabins ms
etateed by the declaratlo that al
wrh there were many Americans in
Italy who wanted to return home, thev
were unwilling to pay the tares dZ
raanded for thn irn,, c lares ae-
Reaching port at almost h . . i ereJS a rehant marine was
hour as the Mncipess?iafS28ai2,COa'!,'lefd fn committee.
the Holland American llnTr r " I .iiflIUnou' bu"' were con- t
with 12SS naBsen?s?5 Ryndam sidered. under the unanimous con-
steerage-of whom 1072 were Amen"
zins lvifity mj
OFFICERS SAVE 300 LIVES
Passengers in Night Clothes I
Are Landed JustKBefore
the Ship Settles:
AS FIRE SPREADS
Twelve Mile Race Against
Time and Flames Ends
CHICAGO DA.' 3$Pg&$a a flreT
raging amidships, eHejars of the
excursion steamer City oX Chicago.
which plies between this city and I
Benton Harbor, Mich,early this morn
ins saved the lives of the 3M passen
gers aboard by landing them on the
the government breakwater off Chicago
harbor after a thrilling race against
time. No lives were lost
The boat was inbound, 12 miles off
Chicago when the fire, believed to have
originated in the galley, was discov
ered. His wireless falling. Capt. Oscar
Bjork ordered the engines full speed
ahead and after 46 minutes, during
which time the names spread rapidl.
sunk the bow of the big steamer into
the breakwater, wedging her fast.
Ships Harry To Rescue.
The plight of the ship had been seen
f-om shore, and seven tugs, two fire
boats and two excursion steamers were
on the scene almost as soon as the I
City of Chicago struck the breakwater I
The passengers, moat of them in their I
night clothes, were landed and the j
flames were subdued after a three hour !
fight by the fire tugs. The burning!
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be possible to rehabilitate her, it is
BACK FROM NORTH
London, Eng, Sept. 1 A St Peters
burg dispatch to the Reuter Telegram
company reports that surviving mem
bers of the Arctic expedition, headed
by Lier.t. Sedort which left for the
north in lSlt. have arrived in Arch
angel. The survivors stated that .Lieut.
Sedoff died in a vain attempt to reach
the north pole. The expedition win-
L tared In 1912 and 113 in newly discov
ered territory, anil later Sedoff pro
ceeded to Franz Josef Land, whence he
started for the pole accompanied bj
two sailors. The leader fell III on the
way and died.
The Russian government sent an ex
pedition to the relief of Lieut. Sedoff
early in 1914. and it is probable that
this expedition effected the rescue of
LEAVING FOR BUTTE
Helena, Mont. Sept 1 Ten compa
nies of the national guard of Montana
left here at 1 15 this afternoon aboard
an armored train for Butte.
Two machine gun platoons accompa
nied the two battalions. MaJ D J.
Donohue. of Glendlve, Is In command.
uovernor Stewart delivered sealed
orders to the commanding officers Just
before the train departed.
WILLIAMS IS NEW
Newport, R. L. Sept. 1 R Norrls
Williams IL. of Philadelphia and
Harvard, won the national lawn tennis
cnampionsmp in Bingles from Maurice
E. McLoughlin, of San Francisco, the
titlebolder. in straight sets today The
scores were 6-3, 8-, lo-S
J THE D 1 CONGKBSS.
TV ashington. D C, Sept. L
The day In congress
. n01' w" resumed on the
Clayton trust bill, with prospects
that It will be passed before
T -""' administration bill to
T acai rme. f
' EL PASO, TEXAS, TUESDAY
EVENING, SEPT. 1, 1914.
palr tonight and tomorrow, s
H. Sc W nA Ku npalM. irregular
Linstock steady Mexican bank notes,
is vms. earrencT si Chlnoanua cur
rency. tH Carraaza currency. Si-
Ten Faces Todny.
TVIcri m ial
lost These ill .'!
togTapKrs fiom tli
Paria, France. Sept 1 Official an
nouncement was made this afternoon
to the effect that the minister of war
has decided to call out immediately all
the reservists In the country who have
not been previously summoned to the I
mlnra In a nnrMn a.1fnt tn tjm tH
colors, in a supreme effort to stem the
The position of the allied armies, ac
cording to the opinion of French mili
tary experts, is good. The Germans, it
is pointed out. are attempting a move
ment, which if it fails will leave them
in a dangerous situation with their
The British srmy. fresh and rested,
the experts say is about to engage the
extreme German right and to support
the French left which has been retiring
slowly for several days.
BELGIAN WAR TAX
The Hague. Holland. Sept. L The
four richest men in Belgium have
guaranteed the nament to Germany of
the war tax which the Germans levied
against Belgium The four men are
Ernest Snlmt th "affc-all lrino- -
baron Lambtrt .the Belgian representa
tive of the Rothschilds. Raoul Wa
rocque. the mine owner, and baron
p'n the railway magnate.
Had not these guarantees been given,
Brussels would probably have been
treatd as Louvain waa Big guns were
mounted in front of the palace ready
GERMANS KIND, SAYS
New York, Sept 1 The friendship
of the German people for Americans
took concrete form many acts of
kindness during the sxiy- days of the
J'atEiropean conflict, according to
r Benjamin Harrison, widow of the
.. ... president, who- xemenea smow
ork today on the steasner Ryndam
irom Rotterdam Mrs. Harrison and -'4 i
otner American refugees, who were in
'.erman at the outbreak of notil Me-s '
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ON BATTLE LINES
rl G TT.J troopers txl w r stngon the t -Id after a tattle in win h tnousands of lives were
s ii e u t oeen re.ened in t .e tinted States They were taken bit r tin orders excluding pho
II . nt into effect.
Only Rich in Brussels
Can Afford Eggs and Milk
London. Eng.. Sept. 1 A Belgian
business man who has Just arrived in
London said that food was already
very scarce In Brussels.
"Only about one person In 100 can
afford eggs anj milk." he said "People
who are rich enough to have milk
twice weekl) are considered very lucky.
The Germans have directed the suburb
ai G,lliee to supply to the military
-,..1, wmiTA oi wine oauy Brussels
1""UP7 has to contribute daily 70.090
POUIMS Of bread. Whil tha mKm.K
Audergbem supplies 40.000 pounds of
Watch for Thfs Special;
Ten Paged for One El Paso House
D01 'n' V1,!' fr " daI eiMon week fro '"A" which
The Herald wUl issue for the-pwyose of advertising a big hi Paso
institution, io firm in the so-thwest hag ever before taken so much
newspaper space to place its lines before the publie and it is a teat of which
1 Paso will be proud to know that a firm of such magnitude is dome
business here. "6
Tea full pages, as much as an entire newspaper of rood size as bur
as tiw niir Heraljl tnjl ..u I.- o..a.j a .j . . .
- --- -j -ui n kiiw io auvertisemcnia ot the
products handled by this concern. The Herald will be issued in two sections
that day and one of the sections will be devoted exclusively to placing be
fore the public the different lines of goods bandied by this "big house It is
a house whose name is familiarin every koaM m El Paso and the Southwe-t
a.b2?s wno rkDle growth has bee 'coincident with the rapid Kroth
i.i io shu .iuii surrounding, it doe a tremendous business an
nually bigger than most people imagine and is one of the big institutions
that has helped to make El Paso It is Ue payroll and operating expenses of
such concerns as this that make and kern El Paso the metropolis of the
Celebrating the 2Sth uarersary of H foonoW tats concern has de
cided to start a publicity eaanmign that wfll make it even gr-ater; a cam
paign that will attract even more attention to XT Po than is now being
centered here, and this ten pages of advertising the biggest advertisement
by five times ever prated in the fcouthwert wffl open the campaign The
Herald was selected as the medium to start the big campaign
TVatch for the edition, it will give a history of this bi,' concern anil the
advertisements will cover man thinrs that are household orda in hi Paso,
things this concern has introduced and already made standard in the com
munities of the Southwest. But not satisfied even with the great growth it
has experienced in the past the nrm is starting its new year with a still
greater appeal for buine for Fl Pao
irv t&w Klmx
London. Eng Sept 1 A dispatch to
the Reuter Telegram company from St.
Petersburg, says that by imperial order
the cltj of St Petersburg, capital of
the Russian empire since 1711. will
henceforth be known as Petrograd.
This change eliminates the Teuton
construction in the name by which the
chief citj of Russia has been known
nJl wa founded by Peter the Great
in 1 03.
Make Headlong Endeavor to
With Dramatic Success.
IN GALICIAN FIGHT
Great Battles Are Reported
in Prussia and Along the
tp OJJDON. Ew. Sent- tTeday on
J I; & ave of the annfs sty of the
f troops are battling on the Fraoctr fron
tier tae ucrmans in a neaoiong errort
to celebrate the da with a dramatic
success leading to the capture of Paris
the French backed by their British
ailies, to avenge their defeat of 44
That the Germans have gained
ground in their entire movement on
the French left wing is admitted b
the French foreign office, but it i
asserted also that, after a three davs
battle in this region, the Anglo-French
line although pushed back, still re
ma ns unbroken.
Apply "WeaHnit Domi" Policy.
This is described as the -wearing
down policy on the part of the allied
ax'n rs and it is claimed that the losses
of the attacking forces have been enor
mously greater than those of the de
fenders. French reports alone are
available thus far
The Srene of Heaviest Fishtlnc
The heav lest fighting appears to be
taking place along a line from Peronne
in the de, artment of Somme, to er
viness in the department of Aisne.
There the flower of emperor William s
armc is atterrptirg to pierce the Brit
ish defence ot France
Further to the east, the forces of
the German crown prirce still are at
tacking the French i the region about
Meei-r- f'e tapi'a of the deriartment
French TV in In Lorraine.
The onl points where the French
have gained positive successes are In
the Vosges mountains and In Lorraine
where the Germans are said to be in
- French Fall Back.
The fact that the great armies
are In collision today is stated by the
official French announcement which
admits that the German right wing has
continued its advance toward Pans.
It is not known whether the Britifh
army has again been engaged. It la
reported that a big battle is being
fought at Crolselles. 10 miles southeast
of Arreas in the department of Pas de
Calais,' and about 15 miles from Cam
brat op near the Belgian frontier
According to the Paris Temps, while
the German forces are exhausting
themselves by their tremendous exer
tions far from their base, the French
by their superior transport facilities
are able constantly to bring up fresh
reinforcements, so aa to prolong the
straggle Indefinitely and wear the
enemy down if they do notbeat him.
It is the French and British hope
that they wUI be able to cut off Ger
man supplies and starve out the kaiser s
FlKhtinc Fiercely In East.
In regard to the eastern theater ot
war reports are conflicting. From St
Petersburg the continued success of
the Russians against the Germans and
Austrians is claimed
Independent views of the fierce
fighting now going on in east Prussia
and in Galicia are entirelj lacking so
it is a case of one taking his choke
between the German Austrian and
Russian versions of the battles.
Russian T letorienii.
dispatch to the Dam News fro n
Rone declares that new? has been re
ceived there from Bucharest Ru
mania setting forth that the Russians
have ii fllcted a crushing defeat on
the Austrians in Galkia the Russians
irflnt.d a Iost of 20 000 on the enemc
who -ouht to cross the Vistula.
Thousands of A ounded.
The i antral News publishes a dis
pat. h from Rome saving Msrnm.
received there from Bucharest. Rou
manla. declare rh Austrian defeat
was colossal and that trains are trans
porting tens of thousands of wound d
Many Austrian regiments have been
dest roved the mesaee saa
A dispatch from Geneva hwitserland.
XE.I. ii" '" R """ -mri" have
i? ma ,f"r a" Danz Russia,
Danzig is i ot vo n lies west of
Koenigsberg the German fortified sea
port which the Russians were repor-ed
variously to have invested and to have
Kalmr Take Ptrwcal Command.
Another dispjuh stattd that i-ipe r
(Costumed on Paie :, Column ).