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Most people do more shopping on Saturday than auy other two dayB In tl,e week excepting Monday. To reach the Saturday chopper TiIE KBNTJ* jl0Iy-RlX'ORI) la the only Saturday paper published In Hot Spring*. tt&tiiL TBK ONLY NEWSPAPER IN HOT SPRINGS THAT RECEIVES THE FULL ASSOCIATED PRESS REPORT OVEM LEASED WIRES. VOLUME XXXII. WEATHER FORECAS Washington, Aug. 2b.—Forecast for Arkansas: Local thundershowers Wednesday and probably Thursday. HOT SPRINGS, ARKANSAS, WEDN ESDAY MORNING, AUGUST 26, 1914. NUMBER 153. ALLIES ON THE DEFENSIVE ENTIRE CHANGE OF FRONT ESTABLISHED f With an Entirely New Front and Line of De fense the Allied Army Is Holding the Ger mans in Check in Belgium. British Soldiers Fought With Coolness and Spirit —General French Announces His Loss in Two Days Fight Was 2,000. Paris, Atis. 26.—12:10 a. ni.—T'i. war office lias Issued the following olficiai announcement: ‘'The cointnander-ln chief, requiring all available forces on the Meuse, lias ordeied the progressive abaiulonine.it of occupied territory. Muelhauscit again lias been evacuated.” A in w battle is in progress between Maubeuge (department of Donbs). and lion on (department of lfoub.). On it hangs tire fate of France. Op erations along the Rhine would take away troops on which might depend victory. It is necessary that they all withdraw horn Alsace temporarily to assure 'its final deliverunee. It is a matter of hard necessity. "M eat ^0f the Meuse as a re.-tilt of orders issued Sunday by the coni | niander ill-chief, the troop which are to remain on the coloring line, to take up the defensive are massed as to.low s: “Tin.: French and Hritisli troops oc oiipy a front near Uivet, which they gained by hard fighting. They are holding their adversaries and sharp!) checking their attacks. ha: t of the Meuse our troops haw regained their original positions com mantling the roads out of the great forest of Ardennes. “To the right we assumed the offen sive, driving bark the enemy by a vigorous onslaught, but General .lot ire stopped pursuit to reestablish ins front along the line decided on Sunday. In this attack our troops showed admirable dash. The Sixth cm ps notably inflicted punishment on the enemy close to Virion. In Lorraine the two armies have begun a combined attack, one starl ing from Grand Couronne tie Nancy, and the other from soutli of l.nto - vii..•. The engagement which bega t yesterday (Monday) continues at tin: time of writing. Tin: sound of the cannonading is not heard at Nancy as it was yesterday.’’ "The Fifteenth corps, which suf fered heavily in the last fight, lift tin caiis iu it- ranks filled and formed I art of one of tlifT two armies, it executed u brilliant counter attack ;u the valley of Ve/.ou/.e. The attitude of the troops was splendid, effacing ad memories of tin ir conduct on An JUKI. 2(1. "Notwithstanding tin' fatigue of three days’ battle and the losses they have undergone,, the morale of the troops is excu Kent and they are anx iom in re.-iiiine tigiiiifig. The out standing incident Sunday was the tight between Algerian and Senega le.se riflemen and the Prussian guard. Our African soldiers hurled them* selves with unbridled fury on this solid body and the attack became a hand-to-hand combat, in which t-** guard Buffered lieavi.y. The German emperor's uncle, General Frince Ada+* in i t. was killed and hia body taken to^ < harleroi. ‘ Our arms will continue their mag nificent effort in the knowledge that they are lighting In the cause of civ ilisation. All France fobows th>’, sti uggle calmly ami with strong heart. The sons of France are sup ported by the heroic Belgians, who have recaptured Malines, and the cturagcoub English army. Meanwhile the ituBsiuns are marching along the roads of West Prussia and Ihe inwt s'on of Germany is progressing. "In the north detachments ol Ger man cavalry, which appeared Sunday in thi neighborhood of Bide, Ttoubaix and Tourcoing, were ob erved ye ter day near liouai. This cavalry cannot advance much further withyut the risk of falling into the KnglM* Hues, which liave been reinforced l»y tbc French troops.” England's Loss 2,000. I.ondou, Aug. 25. ii :i!5 p. m.—"We have heard this morning from Sir •John French, commander of the Hrit I’ll force- on the continent," I’rentier Asquith today informed the house ol commons, "that the withdrawal of his troops to a new iiosilion was success fully effected, ft was not accost idishcd without considerable loss, They were pressed hard by the enemy, who were shaken off. "It is not desirable to say anything more tit present except that the fie.d marshal reports that in spile of hard niarehing ami hard fighting the Hrit ish forces are in the best of spirits, lie estimated his casua'tles at some thing over two thousand.” No Further Fighting. Uimlim, Auk. 25.—Tin- British of ficial nows bureau issued the follow in? announcement tonight: "There has been no further general engagement. The condition of the British troops is in every way satis factory.” Kitchener Calls Volunteers. London, Auk. 25.—Lord Kitchen r staled today: ".More than seventy battalions with fine courage already have volunteered for service abroad. When they are trained and organized in larger for mations they can lake their putcea in the line. “The hundred thousand men asked for In the first place have been se cured. “The empire with which wc are at war lias called to the colors almost its entire population. The principle we shall observe is this, that while the maximum force undergoes con stant diniinuation the reinforcements we prepare shall steadily and in creasingly flow until we have an army In the field which numbers will not he less than its quality. “At this stage ! cannot say what will he the limits of the force re quired or what measures cvcntuaLy ntay become necessary to supply amt maintain it. •The scale of the filed army winch we now are calling into being is Inrge and may rise in tlie course of the next six or seven months to a total of thirty divisions, to he continually maintained in the field. “But if the war should bo pro tracted ami if Us fortunes should he varied or adverse, exertions and sac rifices beyond any which have been demanded wl.l he required from the whole nation and empire. And where they are required we are sure they will not he denied to the extreme needs of the state by parliament or the people.’’ Germans on Offensive. London, Aug. 23. 11:07 p. in. -Ger mans in Hie north appear to be re Miming- tin ji(Tensive, according to an official statement sent from Paris by tin' Itpnter correspondent. The state ment adds, however, that this move ment was stopped by the French army in conjunction with the ilritish yesterday. The Belgian troops, mak ing a surprise sortie from Antwerp, drove the German advance guard oe yond Malines. French Army Movements. London, Aug. 23.-11:40 p. m.—The French embassy in London tonight is sued tlie following statement: ••The movement begun yesterday by order of the cominander-in-chlef was continued today without success ful opposition by the enemy. It is confirmed that a Prussian corps of guards were attacked by Algerian riflemen and in the hund-to haul fighting the Germans suffered heav ily. The attacks against Nancy have failed. “The Russians are pushing forward their offensive movement in Galicia and have routed two divisions of the Auslriau cavairy.” m is PLEASED CONGRATULATES HIS ARMY AND ISSUES DECORATIONS TO LEAD. ERS—BOYS OF 16 TO 19 CALLED FOR TRAINING. London, Aug. 25.—10:25 i>. in.—The following dispatches have been re ceived from Berlin E>y Marconi: It Is officially announced that the t'ernian Austro-Hungarian consuls n ’i angier were ordered to leave by J,hu' French government August 19. "The Italian steamer Anconia from .Vow York, for Italian ports was held up near Gibraltar. About 70 German conscripts on board were taken at Gibraltar as prisoners of war. “Fourteen officers and 17-0 of the crew of the Austrian cruiser Zenta, said to have been sung August 16 in an engagement with the French fleet, have sought refuge in Montenegrin | territory. The press, commenting on ! this engagement, says the men on tho Ztnta, inspired by the spirit of Teg d thoff ( a noted Austrian admiral), ventured into tho open sea to encage in battle a force probably fifty times stronger with the object of doing as much damage to the enemy as pos sible, even though they knew that I certain distraction awaited them. ''Russian prisoners, including 20 I officers and 500 dragoons with many guns, have been brought to Lemberg, Galacia. The Russian general. Wan r.owsky Ivanoff, has died from inju ries received in an engagement. “The German emperor has sent tiie following telegram to the king of Wurtcinburg: “ 'With God's gracious assistance, the Duke of Albrecht and his splen did army have gained a giorious vic tory. You will join me in thanking the Almighty. I have bestowed on ! the !»uke of Albrecht the iron cross of the first and second class.’ "Tho emperor has granted - 5,000 marks toward the municipal fund for the relief of the unemployed in Berlin. “Twelve guns with carriages and ammunition carts captured by tho Bavarian troops from the French have been brought to Karlsruhe and placed in the palace yard.” German Boy3 Called. London, Aug. 20.—J2: 22 a. ni.—Tire olfU'inl w<y news ,u ■( 11 -ays: ‘•The German papers of August 22 and 21 publish ord. f : that boys from 1C, to lit years of ago shall be put through a course >1 musketry and military training. H.-t tired officers will 1)0 engaged as instructors." KIAD CHOW A DEATH TRAP GERMANY'S ORDERS TO GARRI SON AND FLEET TO RESIST MEANS DEATH WARRANT. GERMANS HAVE Nil CHANCE wmr - English and French Regiments to Aid in Chinese Campaign Are Now on the Ground—Japan Repeats Her Good Faith. Loudon, Aug. 26.—2:3a a. m.—A dispatch from Vicuna to the* Hauler Telegram Company by way of Am slnrdam «ivc the official announce ment that the Austrian government on Tuesday handed his passports to the Japanese ambassador. Tim Austrian ambassador at Tok o, it a.so is announced, lias been re called. Tokio, Aug. 25. —The Tokio Koksai Tsushin (International News Agency) says it is in a position to slate “on authority that it is thu settled policy ot Japan, approved uoiu the emperor, privy council, (he cabinet and lead ing business men, tnat .Japan under any future conditions will act strictly in accord with the terms of the alli ance with England ami the treaties ai.d agreements with America and her [• edge to China.” "Japan will restore Klao Chow,” continue^ tlie statement. “Will pre serve the territorial integrity of China and the terms of the ultimatum to (tiermany will be adhered to whether Tsing Tau is taken by force or other wise. Japan realizes that in these s. ddeuly faced responsibilities she must act with the utmost circumspec tion, especially in view of the cam paign of misapprehension and the worldwide misunderstanding of her real motives, ambition and policies. "The present is perhaps the most critical moment in her history, and Japan must once and for all eradicate the suspicion of her motives prevail ing in America and fostered by years of anti-Japanese propaganda, “The partition of China or the vio lation of Chinese integrity in any way is the last thing Japan plans. She most desires the friendship and confi dence of Peking and the entire eradi cation of all roots of suspicion.” The statement continues that it has authority for the assertion that "it is to Japan's interest, to co-operate with Great Tlritain and America in China and that it would he fata'i to oppose or attempt to block the com merce of cither country. With friendly co-operation Japan's trade is certain to immensely increase, while Great Britain and America alone are able to supply the vast products and to co-operate in the great undertaking and developments in the Far East. Death Warrant For Germans. Peking. Aug. 25.—A letter received here from an American at Tsing Tan, seaport of the German territory of Isiao ('how. says it is considered that Emperor William’s cablegram to the garrison to resist to the uttermost is virtually the death warrant of every member of the force. The Germans are detaining a large number of coolies, evidently for military labor in and about Tsing Tau. The writer of this letter says Hor ace Remillard, American vice consul at Tsing Tau. who left before railroad communication was broken, took with h'm the archives of the American, British and Russian consulates. Peking has no information of the landing of Japanese forces at Kino Chow. The British and French regi ments which supposedly are to take part In the land operations against Kiao Chow, are at Tien Tsin. Tlje Japanese minister to China vis ited the foreign office yesterday and requested removal of the limitation to thirty miles on the lighting area around Tsing Tau, fixed by China. The foreign office declined his re quest. Austria's Strange Action. I VTashington, Aug. 20.—Officials here w< re surprised to hear reports that tlie Austrian government had or dered the Austrian cruiser Kaiseriu Elizabeth to join the German fleet at Tsing Tail. Only yesterday the American gov ernment transmitted for tlie Austrian foreign office a message instructing the cruiser’s officers to dismantle her and proceed to Shanghai. This in struction followed negotiations at Tokio between the Austrian ambassa dor and the Japanese foreign office. When the agreement was reported to dismantle the warship it was said a’ Tokio that danger of war between Japan and Austria had been remote I. Neither nation has advised the Wash ington government of a change in t ie situation. Canadian Troops to Sad. Ottawa, Aug. 25.- A second t'ana dian force for foreign service is tei'ig gathered, although the woik of mo bilization of the first expedionary di vision of 21,< 00 men has not been completed. The check liritish forces received on the Franco-lid gian frontier ap pears to have increased the enthusi asm in Canada for volunteering. Troop trains have been invaded by volunteers who refused to he put o’". There are almost 30,000 infantry In camp at Valcartier when but 20,000 were called for The Canadian authorities will ke°n the extra men and train them at Valcartier. Their numbers will bo added to until there is enough to make a second expeditionary army di vision as large us the first. The first division will he started for Europe about the nibbl e of Sep tember. The dispositiou of the force will lie placed at the disposal of thft British authorities. The Princess Patricia light infantry regiment will leave Ottawa Friday and will sail from Montreal Saturday. This will he the first force to leave Canada for the front. CZAR'S BIG ARMY IS ADVANCING ALL ALONG THE GERMAN FRON TIER AND IS WINNING VICTOR IES AGAINST KAISER'S TROOPS. London, Aug. 2U.—Ii:"7 a. ni.—A St. Petersurg despatch to Lie Post says it is excluded another important hat tie will be fought on the Russo-Ger man frontier Thursday. “It is known,’ says the despatch, “that the Mmssian army is advancing on the whole front with the Germans retiring before it. "The Russians are penetrating Gal icia in considerable force. Apparently IRiissia t prepared to wage a seperate war in this region, the operations cen tering in the Kiev military district. "The full significance of the Polish autonomy proclamation plan thus is ■becoming c’ear. The task of this new IRussian arim is evidently to invade and occupy the country to the Car pathians, and admirable natural fron tier.' Russians Win Brilliantly. London, Ang. 25.—7:20 p.m.—Tele graphing from St. Petersburg, the Reuter Telegram Company’s corre spondent says: "The principal Russian losses in 'Prussia up to the present have re sulted from the determination of the rank and fi'e of the Russian army to get at, the enemy. Although the mounted guards in the center have suffered heavily the infantry advances have been more than satisfactory. The enemy virtually is cornered in eastern Prussia ’’Mounted officers arriving in St. (Petersburg dwell on the fear dis played by the Germans of the Rus sian cavalry. “Military experts say the German equipment is excellent and that tlmir artillery is good hut (hat their rifle shooting is inaccurate. “It is said that in one case a (Rus sian squadron charged a battery and captured all its guns. The German soldiers are said to have discarded their rifles and their officers to have thrown off their swords and even their helmets. English Prince to Front. Ixindon, Aug. 25.—11 p. m.—Prince Arthur of f’onnaught will go Into ac tive service immediately. Owing to this fact, his infant son was christ ened tliis evening, receiving the name Alastair Arthur. War Secretary Kitchener announces that no presents of wine or spirits can be accepted for troops at the front. TURKEY MAY 00 TO WAR ALLIES HAVE NOT RECEIVED THE PROPER ANSWER IO THEIR CALL FOR EXPLANATION. GREECE GETTING READY Martial Law Is Declared and an Acute Situation Has Developed in the Balkan States Over the German Cruisers. Washington. Aug. 25.—An acute sit uation has arisen in the Balkan states over the possible entry of Turkey into the'European war, according to offi cial advices to the American govern ment front various sources. Turkey lias not given Great Britain, France and Russia a satisfactory rea son to the entry into the Dardanelles of the German cruisers Goebcn a:id Breslau. When it was first reported that Turkey had purchased these great vessels (ireat Britain, Franco and Russia demanded that the crews of the two ships be repatriated imme diately. Today's dispatches reVoaled that Gorman crews still were aboard the cruisers. Many Washington diplomats famil iar with the situation consider it prac tically certain that should Turkey side with Germany and Austria, Italy would abandon her position of ion Irality end join Great Britain. France, Russia nud Servia who could count also on the assistance of Greece. Greece is under martial law with the army mobilized along the frontier watching Turkey's movements. Turk ish troops are quietly mobilizing with out a public order. For a time the Washington govern ment had under consideration a sug gestion from Ambassador 'Morgan!ban that a warship 1m sent to Turkey for salutary effect, hut on the receipt of reassuring advices from him the idea was abandoned. Officials here now declare there is no cause for alarm. The cruisers North Carolina and Tennessee, now in Kuropean waters on a mission of re'ief, would be avail able is case of emergencies to tiring away Americans. I-a test reports show Hint Americans feel safe and that their only difficulty js jn i-ashing let ters of credit. The cruiser North Carolina probably will visit Turkey and other countries of southern Eu rope with gold for Americans. AIRSHIP DROPS BOIHBON ANTWERP CONSTERNATION CAUSED BY AN ATTACK ON TEMPORARY CAPI TAL BY AIRCRAFT. Big Dirigible is Finally Brought Down and the Crew Captured—Bomb Kills Two. London, Aug. 26.—2:AO am.—Reu ter's Antwerp correspondent, tele graphing Tuesday concerning the at tack on Antwerp by a German Zeppe lin airship which later was brought to carlb and its crew captured, says: "The Zellcplin dropped one bomb I in the Rue l)es Navels and It made n hole six feet in diameter. The bomb probably was filled with shot. All tile houses in the neighborhood were struck by bullets and It appeared as though a battle bad taken place. "Al] doors and windows nearby were broken and ceilings fell in. Three men walking through the Rtie Jte La Currie were hit and one was killed and the other two mortally wounded. A passerby had a leg blown off. "A terrible panic prevailed. The people rushed into the street shout ing and weeping and begging for as sistance. A married couple sitting at a window in their home were killed. The woman's head was torn olf. Kev era! others in this house were in Jured. In another street a doctor's servant was killed.*’ WILL CAPTURE OSTEND. City Cannot Hold Out Long in Face of German Attack. London, Auk. 26.—2:12 a.m The Daily Mail's Ostend correspondent telegraphs: ‘This city successfully defended itself aKainst an attack Tuesday but it undoubtedly will succumb to the next onslaught, as the force of de fenders is small, consisting of only 200 gendarmes, who, however, are well entrenched. "Tuesday the Germans kept up a continuous fire from t to ti o’ctock in the morning, resulting in the loss of only 40 Belgians killed and wounded. The Germans suffered more severely. Several German prisoners were taken. One German who wore the badge '•[ the Red Cross was shot on the charge that he had gone over the battlefield shooting Belgian wounded while os tensibly treating them.” BOMBARD BELGRADE. London, Auk. 2l>.—1:25 a.in.—A dis patch to the Reuter Telegram Com pany from Nish, Servia, says: "The latest information received hero is that the bombardment of Bel grade still is most severe. Shells of largo calibre are doing immeise damage. Hardly a building remains undamaged. The palace has been partly burned. -- . — HEARST NOT CANDIDATE. New York, Aug 25.—'William Ran dolph Ilearst issued a statement to night disclaiming any desire to be come democratic candidate for the United States senatorship and men tioning the name of James W. Gerard. American ambassador to Germany, as a suitable character. BRITAIN'S CONTINGENT ON THE MEUSE GIVES A GOOD AC COUNT OF ITSELF IN THE FIGHTING IN SOUTH BELGIUM. London, Aug. lm>.—2 a.m.—The Paris correspondent of the Central News sends the following: “1 have lieen talking with bWifher officers from the front who te.l of the wonderful coolness and daring of the British soldiers in the fighting around Moris. “The shooting of the British infan try on th,> firing line was wonderful. Kvery time a Herman's heart showed above the trench and every time the Herman Infantry attempted to rush a position, there came a steady, wither ing rille lire from the ineu lying in extended formation along the wide battle front. Their firing was the calm and careful marksmanship of men one sees in Knglish rifle ranges. “When quick action was necessary, the men showed no nervousness; they showed cooi methodical efficiency for which the British army Is notes!', “If the British lost heavily th# Her mans must have lost terribly. One of the Herman prisoners said: ‘We never had expected anything like it; it was staggering.’ “The British troops wont to their positions happily. There were vari ous sallies of humor in the dialects of the Knglish, Irish and Scotch coun tries. The cockney was there with quips about ‘Uncie Bill,’ and every | Irishman who went into the firing lino wished he trad money to buy a little Irish horse so that he might ‘take a slap at the Uhlands.’ "As for the cavalry, the officers de clare, their charges against the Her mans were superb. They charged aa berserks might have (lone. They /gave the Lilians the surprise of their lives. "With tile close of the first series of combats between the British and Hermans, the scene of interest shift ;d to the Paris railway station, where the injured British soldiers were being taken. The handling of the wounded was ail that could be de sired; everything was perfectly organ ized and without theatrical display. “The station at the time was crowded with Americans who were on I heir way to Kngland from Switzer land. The Americans Joined with the Krench In cheering for the first ar rivals (>r British wounded from thn scene of the fighting. While the crowd waited train after train roQM by carrying fresli British troops to the front. “I witnessed a notable scene on the road between Boulogne and Paris. Two English cardinals. Cardinal Bourne, Archbishop of Westminster, and Cardinal Oasquet, abbot president of the Knglish benodlctlnes, were on their way from I .on don to the con clave at Rome. Their train stopped on a siding and by a curious chance a regiment of British troops which included in its ranks a large body rf Irish Catholics, was drawn up along side for a moment. The cardinals leaned out of the window and gave the soldiers their blessing, which t.»e Catholic soldiers by spontaneous im pulse knelt to receive.” Germany's Big Army. London, Aug. 26.—2:50 a.m.—A dis patch from Mona to the Daily Tele graph describes the operations of the German forces. “The German advance,” it savs, "was like a ::reat river bursting Its banks. As soon as the Belgians re tired to the entrenched camp at Ant werp, the German horde swept over the country without check west to ward Ghent and south toward Mons. "The Germans are committed to a great turning movement. They ara striving to hold tfie French along tiio Meuse between Namur and Dinant, while the armies to the west of that river are marching southward along a front many miles wide. “One army threatens Mons with the object of peuertating the French frontier and descending on Maubeuge and Valenciennes; another army ;S advancing toward the line exteding from Tournal, capital of the Belgian CONTINUED ON PAGE TWO.