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VOL. XXXVI. NO. 23.
London, Sept. 2.—A correspondent
at Antwerp of the Amsterdam newspa
per says a French biplane appeared
over Brussels Saturday and in a hail
of German bullets, twice circled the
town dropping hundreds of pamphlets
containing the message, "take cour
age, deliverance soon." The aviator
then made off after giving a daring
performance of looping the loop.
TO AVOID HEAVY LOSS
LEFT WING OF ALLIED
The German Advance in Southwest is Some
what Checked—Losses Reported
To Be Enormous.
GERMANS CALL FOR ARMISTKE TO BURY THEIR DUD
American Committee in Paris Investigates
Bomb Dropping There, and France's
Protest to C. S. Government.
Paris, Sept. 2.—A German aeroplane
dropped two more bombs in the streets
of Paris at o'clock last night. Well
founded, though unofficial reports are
current here that the French have
checked the German advance on the
London, Sept. 2.—The Evening
News publishes a Paris dispatch
which says a French chauffeur, at
tached to the general staff, arrived at
the French capital today from the
north, and made the following state
"The German advance has been
checked by their terrible losses during
the past few days. They even have
asked for an armistice to bury their
The Central News has a Rome dis
patch which says Telegrams from
Bucharest, Rumania, declare tl)3 Aus-, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 1914.
trian defeat at Galicia colossal.
Trains are transporting tens of thous
ands of wounded many Austrian regi
ments have been destroyed.
Paris, Sept. 2.—A war office state
ment tonight says:
"On our left wing, as a result of a
turning movement by the German
army, and in order not to accept bat
tie under unfavorable conditions, our
..troops have retired towa.d the south
west. In the region of Rethel, our
forces have arrested the enemy mo
mentarily. In the center on the right
the situation is unchanged.
"An American committee organized
by the American ambassador, asked
the minister of war for proof that
bombs had been dropped on Paris from
German machines. The minister pra
sented proof, which decided the am
bassador to cable his government a re
port on war methods which not only
are contrary to humanity, but' in vio
lation of the convention of The Hague
signed by Germany.
"A squadron of armored aeroplanes
has been organized to give chase to
German aeroplanes which are flying
The Germans have ordered a Brus-
wag shocked at the repprts tf German
.The head of the Belgian mission
said he had a statement from a felia^
ble man, who had visited Louvain
Aug. 30 saying the Germans still, were
burning buildings then, scattering
straw on every house standing would
bedestroyed. "Drunken -soldiers were
reeling, through the streets with bot
tles of wine,"- he said, ''and officers
were drinking at tables in the streets
Louvain looks like a second Pompeii.
Only the town hall and city stations
are left standing."
The wedding bells rang merrily this
morning at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Ward Fritch, 307 Eighth avenue South
when Rev. Louis Spangenberg of Glen
Ullin united in marriage Miss True
Spangenberg and Mr. Clair L. Codding
In keeping with the simplicity and
beauty of a home wedding, in which
only relatives of the bride and groom
were present, a simple ring service
was used. Just as the clock struck
the tenth hour, Mr. Harry Codding,
brother and attendant of the groom,
handed the ring to the latter, who,
placed it upon the bride's finger,
closed a rojnance of school days.
The room in which the ceremony
was held, was tastily decorated in
woodbine and autumn leaves. The
bride wore for the occasion a beauti
ful gown of sheer crepe voile over
white silk. After the ceremony and a
dainty breakfast served by Mrs.
Fritch, sister of the bride, the happy
couple autoed to Spiritwood Lake for
a honeymoon trip.
The young people are both home
grown, each having a diploma from
the local high school and state Normal.
After graduating from the Normal
course, Miss Spangenberg took up pri
mary teaching, in which work she has
had gratifying success. Mr. Codding
graduated in 1911 from the Normal
Conservatory course, after which he
attended Fargo College. He reecived
the degree of. B. A. from the latter in-
sels firm to make a German flag which of superintendent of school at Hanna
they say they intend to hoist over the
Eiffel tower in Paris.
London, Sept. 2.J—At a reception by
King George at Buckingham Palace of
the Belgian mission which is enroute
to the United States to protest against
alleged German atrocities in the war
zone, an address to the king was read,
setting forth some happenings in the
present campaign, and thanking the
king for Great Britain's aid. Regard
ing the alleged German brutalities, the
"Our advisary, invading our terri
tory, has decimated our civil poputa'
tion, massacred women and children
carried into captivity inoffensive peas
ants, put to death wounded, destroyed
undefended towns, burned churches,
iiistoiical monuments, and the famous
library of the universKv of Louvajn'
All these facta are established by, au
thenticated documents, each which we
submit to the government of jour maj
ford he is pre-eminently fitted.
Present at the wedding
I The kin* replied Great Britain list. Only twelve complete lists have Helena, to await developments in the
-would support Belgium he said that!been published, and these concern only disturbed mining district. Tb« bat
Ite to grateful for the gallant Belgian I the fighting which occurred before talion is commanded by Major Joseph
REGULARS FROM SPOKAI
Martial Law Will Soon Be
Proclaimed and Mines
Will Open Today.
Butte, Mont.. Sept. 2.—Ten compa
nles of state militia, under Major Don
ohue, arrived here last night, and went
into camp on the hillside overlooking
stitution this spring. Throughout his the city. Although large crowds
school career he has been recognized
not only as a violinist of rare talent,
but as a thorough student, a good de
bater and a leader among his fellow
students. For the responsible position
watched them, no resistance was offer
dthe soldiers. The militiamen came
on a train of 19 steel ore cars, and two
flat cars on which wer« mounted four
Butte shortly will be declared under
martial law. All policemen have been
were instructed to report to police head-
Messrs. Wlliam and Hervey Spangen-, quarters as soon as the troops enter
berg of Mountain Home, Idaho, father (the heart of the city, and turn over the
and brother, respectively of the bride entire city to the militia.
Rev. Louis Spangenberg of Glenn Ullin
officiating, uncle of the bride, Mrs. O.
O. Wagley of Milwaukee, sister of the
groom Mrs. G. S. Hager, sister of the
groom, and Mr. G. S. Hager the
groom's parents Mr. and Mrs. T. L.
Codding, Mr. Harry Codding and L. E.
Musbough of Fargo.
The Anaconda company announced
the Anaconda and original mines will
resume work tomorrow with protection
given miners wishing to work.
Helena, Mont., Sept. 2.—Ten compa
nies, the entire Montana National
Guard, left here this afternoon aboard
an armored train for Butte. Machine
gun platoong accompanied the troops.
Major Donohue, of Glendive, is in
London, Sept. 2.—The Mall said that
the German military authorities have
forbidden the publication of further
casualty lists ln thenewspapers. The
local newspapers are allowed to pub
lish casualties of purely local interest departed.
from the lists posted in the offices of]
the local administration. Washington, Sept. 2.—The third bat-
Governor Stewart delivered sealed
orders to Donohne just before the train
The Cologne Gazette on Saturday talipn of the Fi^st United States in
contained only a few names of soldiers fantry, about 280 men at Fort Wright,
belonging to local regiments. These near Spokane, have been ordered to
form part of the thirteenth casualty Fort William Henry Harriion, neas
tbe large Frailer.
THE WEEKLY TIMES-RECORD
Orders British Out of
Brussels in 24 Hours
London, Sept. 2.—A dispatch to the
Express from The Hauge says that the
four richest men in Belgium have
guaranteed the paymentto Germany of
the war tat which the Germans levied
against Belgium. The four men are
Ernes Solvay, the alkali king Baron
Lambert, the Belgian representativeof
the Rothschilds Raul Warocque, the
mine owner, and Baron Empain, the
"Had not this guarantee been giv
en," says the correspondent, "Brussels
would, 'probably- have been treated asj
Louvain was. Big guns were mounted
in front of the palace, ready for bom
British newspapers discnss the wai
more freely than do the continental
pnpefs. but under the imperative re
quest of the war office they any noth
ing of the movement* of troops or
ships. German newspapers. According
to renorts. print oulv official news.
APPLES. 210.000.000 BUSHELS
Department of Agriculture Sayt Year's
Crop Will Exceed 1913.
Washington.—An apple crop of 210.
VALLEY CITY, NORTH DAKOTA THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 1914.
Itiisbels Is foreotisted by the
(Ifltiirtnient of agriculture.
That is about K.(KiO.«KX) bushels more appeared, indicating
than Inst .rear, but 25.(NH).(NN» bushels
less tlliil) III ID12 (111(1 II(tout
himhels less tlinn In 11111 Tile mean
price to producers In the three mouths
of heavy iniirUetinij. September. Ucto
her and November, last year wis 85.5
cents bushel. In l!H2 it was 02.3
and in HM1 it xvns »Bi rents.
Ten Companies of Militia Ar
rive at Trouble Zone and
Go Into Camp.
President Back From
London, Sept. 2.—An Ostend dis- Hartford, Conn., Sept. 2.—"Get off
patch says a local newspaper declared the track a train is coming," shouted
the German governor of- Brussels has President Wilson to a crowd gathered
ordered the expulsion of British resi- about his private car just before an
dents within 24 hours. The English- other engine shot past on the rails on
men have lodged a protest with Brand which many men and women had been
Whitlock, the American minister. standing. The people jumped just in
The Germans are fortifying the en- time and escaped danger.
virons of Brussels they have trans
formed the' cemetery into a redoubt.
four Men Guarantee
$40,000,000 War Tax
His Summer Vacation'
The crowd had not noticed the on
coming engine in their anxiety to see
The president ended his first vaca
tion of the summer and started back
to Washington to assume the direc
tions of the situation growing out of
the European war. He will arrive at
the capital at 9 o'clock tomorrow
morning. The president's health is
better than it has been for months.
German Cruiser Gets
Coal at Honolulu
Honolulu, Sepit. 2. The German
cruiser Uurnberg, which arrived this
morning was permitted to coal hur
riedly and made ready to depart to
night, cleared for action.
Captain Schoenberg asked for 1,200
tons of coal. The commandant of the
naval station refused to say how
much he allowed to be taken aboard,
but stevedores loading said they were
putting 750 tons aboard.
Selection of Pope Is
Yet Undone, Report
Paris, Sept. 2.—According to a Rome
dispatch, several thousand persons as
sembled to watch the chimney of the
Sistine chapel this morning. Present
ly smoke arose. Then the people knew
a pope had not been elected on the
flsrt ballot. Toward noon smoke again
a second ballot
had been taken without an election.
The smokes comes from the buring of
Mr. L. A. Wood spent Tuesday in
the city from his farm north of town,
BOTH STATE AND FEDERAL
TROOPS TO GO TO BUTTE
MISS NEWLANDER MARRIED.
A pretty but quiet wedding was sol
emnized August 26th, at Grafton, at
5 o'clock at the home of Mrs. A. F.
Newlander, when her daughter, Miss
Bertha A. Newlander was happily
wedded to Philip H. Judd. of Lanids,
Sask. The happy couple took the ev
ening north bound N. P. train for their
future home at Landis, Sask., where
the bridegroom is engaged in the lum
ber business, and owns extensive farm
interests.—Fargo Forum. Miss New
lander is well known in the city hav
ing taught at the Normal school dur
ing the past year.
Bombard Town Where
There Are No Troops
nication issued there. It says: paper of needles and in sueecssion
"The situation throughout the count-! came, tiny spools of threads, a thim-
1U KKfcl AND HAL
try is stationary. The Germans have ble, a bodkin, emery bag and other tbe treasury department today, before
evacuated Aerschol and railway com
munication has been restored over a
great part of the Campln country.
dainty sewing materials. The spirit
of rivalry for the dainty prizes was
high, every one doing her best and
"Malines was bombarded for an hour those who were successful in getting
although the town was not occupied several articles were indeed fortunate
by Belgian troops. This was a fresh and proud. 'eceived
crime against the civil population." I A color note of pink predominated
A dispatch to the Post from Ant- in the decorations. The card table Purchase of German vessels.
werp says that the Germans have covers were in pink. The bags and
evacuated the province of Antwerp,' prizes were in pink and in the delic
presumably as part of their scheme ious refreshments which were served mediate committee action^
for tbe withdrawal of unnecessary at the close of the afternoon, the color
troops who will be used to replace scheme of pink was carried out.
those taken for service against Rus- The hostesses were assisted by Mrs.
sia. Part of the fopces in the prov- Ray Bassett and Mrs. J. B. Meyer. The
ince of Limburg have also been with- out of town guests were Mrs, Henrv ohia. anfl Mrs. James «»n ^v
Aim IT HI
U.S.ASKED TO LOOK AFTER INTERESTS IN OTTOMAN EMPIRE
vices received through diplomatic
chanels today, reported two of the
most important developments of
Great Britain asked the
tates to be prepared to care
ish diplomatic interests in Turkey, in
dicating the allies practically have lost
hope of persuading the Ottoman em
pire to remain neutral. Dispatches
received at the British embassy refer
red to the incorpoartion in the Tur
kish army of several German officers
which is regarded as a forerunner of
intervention by the Porte in behalf of
Other important news is the defeat
by the Germans of three Russian army
corps at Allenstein. and the capture of
70,000 prisoners, including two Rus
sian commanding generals, as reported
in a Berlin wireless to the German
embassy here, via Sayville, L. I.
Thedispatch says the official report
of the Allenstein victory shows "it as
even greater than was known before."
"Three Russian army corps were
annihilated and 70,000 prisoners taken
including two commanding generals,
three hundred officers, and complete
artillery of the Russian army.
"In the west, General von Kluk
against the French flanking attempt,
advanced to Conbles," the dispatch
Washington, Sept. 2.—Official ad- continues. "General von Buelow com
pletely defeated a superior French
force near St. Quentin after capturing
the an English infantry battalion. The
"Pay Day" at the Rex last night was
another of the special features in con-
win the approval of the people who at-
tended last nigTit performance. When
going in, each one drew a pay enve-
lope from a large basket, which peace
"pay" on this the first day of the j)urjng the first month of war, over
month. Margaret Joslin as Sophia 2,000,000 German volunteers came for
Clutts scored another hit in Sophie
IN EXECUTIVE MANSION.
Mrs. L. B. Hanna and family will
take up their residence in the execu
tive mansion at Bismarck, when Mrs.
Hanna returns from London where
she is now visiting. Mrs. Hanna will
sail in a short time and the governorfully yesterday afternoon at the Smith formally at a "thimble bee" on Thurs
hopes to have his family with him in home, at a unique party, with forty- day afternoon for Mrs. Robinson, at
a few weeks. five ladies as their guests. Nine her home on Fourth Avenue.
tables of five handed euchre were
played and before the game, each
guest was given a small silk bag con
taining a slip of paper on which was
written the number of her table.
Gets Stung," her predicaments keeping tary department officially declared
the audience in a constant laugh. The^jjpj.g proofs th" "*"r's9h
balance of the bill including mej
"Shattered Tree," and a solo by Miss fridges.
Fridd was also good.
HESDAHES SMITH AND
WILL ENTER THE GREAT
Entire Eastern Europe Will Soon Be Drawn
Into Conflicts-Germans Win Great
French were forced back upon the riv-
United er at Rethel.
The Duke of Wuertemburg has
crossed the Meuse river, advancing
upon the Alsne. The crown prince has
advanced beyond the Meuse after cap
turing the entire garrison of Montnedy
which tried a sortie. The fortress
was also captured. Crown Prince Da
varia and General von Heeringen have
been in continuous battle with the
French in Lorraine."
Turkey's entry into the conflict
means the immediate alignment of
Italy, as well as Greece, on the side of
Great Britain, France, Russia, Servia,
Montenegro and Roumanla, diplomats
here believe. Ji*st what the attitude
of Bulgaria will be is a matter of un
certainty, though the Turkish ambas
sador here issued a statement speak
ing of the community of interests of
Bulgaria and Turkey. The Turkish
situation is being watched with the
deepest concern by diplomats because
of the imminence of a general war in
theBalkans, and extension of the war.
darma to all of eastern Europe.
When the president returns tomorrow
replies by Germany and Great Britain,
accepting the American proposal for
censoring coded messages at Tuckers
jton, N. J., and Sayville, L. I., wireless
stations, will be placed before him,
jt js expected new instructions
nection with the programs at this thea- partment for the supervision of these
tre which have proven so popular with stations.
Rex theatre goers, and did not fail to(
jj6 jsgUe(} through the navy de-
Braznian milltary attache at
no come as a sur
were enclosed pennies, nickles, dimes, j£rupps heavy artillery is astonishing,
quarters and fifty cent pieces. Nearly! „The
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 1914. turn in about a week.
Mesdames W. W. Smith and Otto
Zetterberg entertained very delight-1 Mrs. E. S. Cole will entertain in-
There was a small prize for each game
played, the lady having the hignest
London, Sept. 2—A dispatch to the'8Core, progressing to the next table
Reuter Telegram company from Ant- and taking the prize, to be placed in
werp, gives the latest official commu-.her silk bag. The first prize was a
Straus and Miss Dora Straus of Cin- Jersey.
wrlteg that the German vlctory doe9
prjse to those who
j|ttesse(j the maneuvers in
declares the effect of
everyone drew something and appar- Amiens reports the Germans came
ently each one was satisfied with his
oyer ug a rajsej a
The chief of the German sani-
ire using du::: clurn car-
"The state of health of the German
army is good, noted hygienists accom
panying the army."
Miss Canning, superintendent of the
Riverside hospital who has been away
on a to Yellowstone Park and
wil1 visit ln seatue and
jerturn home way of Vancouver, B.
jC. Miss Canning is expected to re-
Can Dispute Right
to Boy Foreign Ships
Washington, Sept. 2.—The right of
United States to buy merchant
ships ot any
nationality for neutral
cannot be disputed by any na-
declared Secretary McAdoo, of
tee, supporting the administration
merchant marine bill. McAdo refused
discuss tbe diplomatic phases of the
when asked if the protests
Gerat Britain and
gainst possible government
Hearings of the bill are concluded
it will be taken up tomorrow for im
report to the house is expected.
cinnati, Ohio, Mr«.
Henry phia, and Mrs. James