El Paso Morning Times (El Paso, Tex.), Vol. 35TH YEAR, Ed. 1, Wednesday, September 9, 1914 Page: 1 of 12
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EL PASO. TEXAS. WEDNESDAY. SEPT. 9. 1914.
PRICE 5 CENTS
ALLIED ARMIES SUCCESSFULLY RETARDING GERMAN INVASION
AMUCK AND IS
SHOT DEAD DY
LIVES OF PEOPLE IN VICIN-
ITY OF KANSAS AND SEC-
OND STREET ENDAN-
GERED BY MANIAC
ARMED WITH WINCHES-
TER REPEATING SHOT
GUN; SLAIN WHILE TRY-
ING TO KILL MOUNTED
OFFICERS SENT TO AR
3. E. Wagner a painter by trade living
t 117 Seond street was shot and instantly
killed by Mounted Officer Dan Thorny
son or Tom York. Both policemen armed
with calibre .15 Colts revolvers fired at
tho same Instant. One bullet penetrated
Wagner's heart but It was Impossible to
tell which gun It came from.
Crazed it Is believed with liquor and
armed with a Winchester repeating shot'
gun Wagner had terrorized toe neighbor
hood in the vicinity of Second and Kansas
for some minutes before bo met bis death
at the bands of the officer.
Attempt lo Disarm Madman Falls.
The man was first seen emerging from
ma room carrying uie buoiguu. lie maae
his way north in Zaragose alley a narrow
thoroughfare between Kansas and Stan-
ton streets to the home of Jose Ramos.
Entering the little dwelling- lie drove out
tho family cursing and firing at them
as iney ran terror siricaen uto ins street
D. M. Berrín ger who witnessed the
shooting from Stanton street ran toward
tho madman and attempted to disarm him.
Biirrtnger was worsted In the encounter
and narrowly escaped with his Ufe seeking
shelter lu an adobe hut nearby as a charge
from tho shotgun tore big piece out or
Little Children Have Close Call.
Just as Barrlnger dlseDoeared two Ultle
girls. Refugia Felicia aged 10 and her
1-year-old sister emerged from a back yard
into the alley and were fired upon the
shot tearing up tbe ground Is front or
By this time the police bad been noti
fied and Mounted Officers Thompson and
York galloped down tbe alley. As tbe
policemen rode up and demanded the weap-
on wagncr threw the gun to tilts sbotldcr
and pointing directly at Thompson pulled
the trigger. Tbe shell railed lo explode.
Wagner Instantly Killed.
Quick as lightning the madman fired an-
other shot from the pump gun tbe charge
going over the heads 'of tbe officers.
This time the fire was returned and
Wagner fell dead with a bullet through bis
The orrtcer dismounted and telephoned
Coroner McCllntock who carried the
body and gave orders for Its removal to
the establishment of Nagley and Kaster.
Examination disclosed that but one shot
struck tbe man the bullet entering lie
left side In line with the beart and rang-
ing upward coming out below the lert
Policemen Plaeed Under Bead.
Tbe policemen at once surrendered and
were formally placed under arrest by Chief
or Police Davis. Justice McCllntock rized
their bond at (MO and they were released.
Witnesses or the tragedy or whom there
were several unite In the declaration that
the orricers fired only when It was neces-
sary to save their own lives.
Little is known of Wagner. He has been
In El Paso for some time but was a quiet
man and bad few associates mixing but
little wiui ma leuow workmen.
Relatives Said to Be Wealthy.
C. E. Irwin a painter who worked wltn
Wagner said last night that the deceased
leaves a slater In Colorado and a brother
who is a doctor residing In Illinois. Both
are said lo be wealthy. Wagner was of
Chief of Police Davis last night sent a
number or telegrams in an errort to locale
mends or relatives or tbe unfortunate man.
Men who saw Wagner directly before
the shooting declare that be tbowed evi-
dence of having been drinking heavily but
otherwise appeared normal. Shortly be
fore tne tragedy ne leu a mena on Stanton
street with the remark that be was going
to dinner. He evidently went directly to
his room procured tbe gun and started
on his wild rampage.
Until a few weeks ago acquaintances
aay Wagner was a man of exemplary nan-
its but or late had been drinking heavily.
BUTTE BOOZE DESTROYED.
MlUtla Puta Two Saleeas Oat ef
fer Defying Military Orders.
Bu the Attociated Prett
But to Mont.. Sept. A A practice eight
mile march or tbe militia tbe destruction
nt iioiinn In two saloons whose Drontia-
tors bsd been round guilty of keeping Ibera
open in defiance or military orders and
the withdrawal or tbe application for a
grand Jury on the statement or County
Attorney McCarfery that he will file
charges against Mayor Lewis J. Duncan
and Sberirr Timothy Drlscoll direct In the
district court were tbe features of the
seventh day of martial law In Butte.
Eight arrests five of the in ror minor
offenses were made by tbe militia In tbe
last M hours.
The military commission met today and
adjourned until tomorrow by which ttma
the cases pending In the federal court Is
espectca to come up.
HUGHS 9 LEADING HUNT
IN SCATTERING RETURNS
FROM ARIZONA PRIMARY.
By the Attooiated Prttt
Phoonlx Ariz.. Sept. 8. Scattering
returns in todays stale primary snow
Dr. II. A. Hughes Democrat to be
leading Governor George W. P. Hunt;
Marcus A. Smith. Democrat leading
over Reese Ling for United States
voting la Teporled all over the
a tato dua to the bitter contests among
Demócrata. There are no contests Ira
the Republican and Progressive par-
tías. ant Lends at Tucson.
Tucson Aria. Sept. A Approxi-
mately one-third of the vote polled
In Ptnm county In today's state -wide
primary shows Governor Oeo. P.
Hunt to be leading his opponent Dr.
H. A. Hughes 9 to 1 and that Sen-
ator Marcus A. Smith Is leading:
Reese N. l ing-. S to 1.
So far the Democratic vote Is about
double the Republican vote while the
Progressive vole Is an unimportant
Arbitrators Fall to Agree.
By the Attociated Prttt
r.hlcaro. Sent. 8. Arbitrators for the
western railroads and tho engtnemen who
are BsKiiiR ror a wago mcrease ana cnanges
In working conditions have been unablo to
agree upon two neutral members it was
announced today and these men will be
named by the federal board of mediation
KAISER WD-BELM DER OROSSE SUNK BY
WHITISH CRUISER IN NEUTRAL
WATERS WITHOUT STEAM UP.
By the AsKoviatr.il Prest
Sew York Sept. g. The German steamer
Magdeburg a witness of the naval engage
ment between the British cruiser Hlghriyer
and tbe German converted cruiser Kaiser
WlltiRlirt Der Orosse orr the west coast oi
Africa on August 26. steamed Into this port
today. According to her captain S. Orgel
the Mardeburg herself was struck by one
or tbe Highflyer's shells after being Inter-
cepted while supplying coal to the German
Cantnln Ora-cl asserted that the Kaiser
"WUhelm Der Grosse was attacked while at
anchor In Spanish waters neutral terri-
tory without steam up. He said It was re-
ported several persona on board tho High-
flyer were killed. V ' '
Captain Orgel's story Of his ship's ex-
perience during the encounter told to-
night sets forth that when the Highflyer
came upon the Kaiser WUhelm Der Orosse
the (irrman had on board 100 Britons pris-
oners taken from British prises. Captain
Orgel said the Kaiser WUhelm transrerred
thoso prisoners to another German coaling
vessel tho Arukas. lying nearby.
The Magdeburg left Gothenburg Ger-
many on July 18 for Australia. Putting in
at Las Palmas Canary islands on August
5 Captain Orgel received orders be said
to deliver some or his coal to tbe Kaiser
WUhelm Der Orosse st the south end or the
bay of Rio de Oro on tbe African coast.
"Ttila part of the coast belongs to Spain"
Captain Orgel said. "On August SS st
U: a rru an English cruiser was sighted
which began to signal to the WUhelm. .
"The commander of tbe German auxiliary
cruiser Informed me that tbe English
cruiser ordered him to surrender bis ship;
utherwlse he would open Dre. As far as I
know the German comamnder replied to the
Engllett cruiser as follows: 'We Germans d
not surrender.' . 1
WUhelm thereupon informed me that the
English cruiser would soon open lire anu
that be therefore advised me to weigh an-
chor and steam out of tbe firing line.
"Tim Kaiser WUhelm Der Orosse berseir
could not leave her anchorage as she
could not get up sufficient steam to move
within rem hours it would have reoutred
eight hours to have got on a full head of
steam ine reason me vessel uau uv bwoui
on was because she -was m neutral waters.
"Whii I vu situ aosraaren hi veisminar
anchor tbe English cruiser began to fire
although tbe Magdeburg lay directly In
the firing line between the WUhelm and
Ine artllsn cruiser mo suiguau anew icu
to the right and lert of us but abort or
their mark. Finally one shell took errect in
the forecastle of tbe Magdeburg and
niiiM irreal dama re. Happily no member
of the crew was ai insi umo in us iuru-
"The WUhelm immediately replied to
the fire of the English cruiser with her
three available guns it waa saia tnai me
Kngllsh cruiser was struck several times
sod that several persons on board were
"i mvaen took ine saaa-aeDurg unaer iuu
steam southward and soon lost algbt of
both vessels. When we saw tne wuneim
but the was listed neavtiy to pon. i naa
tbe impression uuxi sue was stnaing.
MAKES DRAMATIC REAP-
PEARANCE POR GOVERNMENT
By tike Attociated Prttt
London sept. 8. Miss Chrlstabel
pankhurst the militant suffragette woo
until recenUy was one or the moat se-
vere crtUcs or English law and tradition
made a dramatic reappearance before
a treat audience tonight in support of
"Tbe defeat of our country and the
victory of Oennany." she declared
"would be a calamity from the wom-
en's point of view."
Scores or rashlonably dressed women
recently freed from Jail under tbe gov-
ernment's amnesty measure cheered
their leader and waved tbe flags of the
Nisi Pankhurst said that tbe English
women were ready lo right In the line.
U needed or were willing to attend
to the economic prosperity or tbe coun-
try If they could better sepe that way.
"I agree with the prime mlnistel
thoroughly at this time and I nope he
will never disagree again with me
Mis. Pankhurst said. Tne remark pro-
voked prolonged laughter and applause.
Stlsa Pankhurst commended the men
who have volunteered in the ranks and
their officers and pledged them the un-
divided support of the mUltant women.
She reminded her Marera that only
a geographical accident prevented Eng-
land standing today Just where Bel-
glum a tands.
"The future of democratic govern-
ment Is at stake." she said. "Our coun-
try is In danger and all sections must
be united thai we may be strong as
we weave never strong before."
All suffrage organlaotou are now
engaged in recruiung and war reUer
work. The receipts from Miss Penk-
hurat's laclare were donated to the
OBREGQN IN HEARTY ACCORD WITH
GEN. VILLAS ELECTION PROGRAM
Agreement Between Chiefs Basis of President Wilson's Optimistic Prediction of Early
Restoration of Constitutional Government ; Washington Will Recognise Pro-
visional President Chosen by Convention of Chiefs Called for Oct la
By the Associated Press.
Washington Sept. 8. The
lieved Carranza and Villa would co-operate in restoring constitutional government in Mex-
ico was revealed today when it became known that General Obregon personal friend of
General Carranza had signed the proposals of General Villa for an electoral program.
Wilson Finds Villa Demands "Not Unreasonable."
General Villa's proposals
President Wilson at a recent
proposals did not appear unreasonable.
Mr. Fuller had an .interview with General Carranza in
reported that the first chief also indicated his assent to the
which is as follows:
That a convention of the
the date of the election for congress president and vice-president.
Military Chieftains Barred From High Executive Position.
That no military man be
of any state.
That a civilian take charge
That a general amnesty
participated in the assassination of Madero and Suarez.
Amnesty for Federal Officers With Clean Records.
That the officers of the
into the new national army.
That all reforms shall be put through in an energetic manner but on a legal constitu-
Carranza Shows Disposition to
General Carranza already
vention for October 1 to select
provisional president cannot be a candidate in elections conducted under his administra-
tion. General Carranza therefore if desirous of becoming provisional president will not
be in office longer than the period necessary to conduct an
chief in favor of the new provisional president he may enter
friends claim he is not a "military man" in the accepted sense
has held the title of general
Villa's Favorite Candidate Not
The belief prevails here
Villa and that he will wage an
Villa will not support Carranza
It is generally understood
new provisional president American forces Will not be withdrawn from Vera Cruz until
the election for permanent president is actually held.
VELASCO PESSIMISTIC CONCERNING
SUCCESS OF CARRANZA REGIME.
By the Associated Press.
Vera Cruz Sept. o. General Jose Refugio Velasco
army who has been assisting
rived here on his way to Havana whence he will proceed
Velasco expressed dissatisfaction over the administration of
so far as he could see there was only slight hope for improvement.
Passengers arriving here
ers of Emiliano Zapata the rebel leader. Persons arriving
counter-revolution led by General Rodriguez at the head of
ing in strength on the Isthmus
nothing toward suppressing
YAQUIS TAKE TO WAKPATH
Band of Sonora Indians Reported Marching
en Caaaaea; Governor Ma y torco a
Powerless to Step Them.
The Yaqul Indians nave broken entirely
from Governor Maytorena'a control and
are marching on tbe conslltatlonalist forces
at Cutanea commanded by General Ben-
jamin Hill according to advices received
here yesterday by American mining man.
Ail errorta by Governor Maytorena to pacify
the Indians have failed.
General villa has been appeal ad to by
O ene ral Kill for advice aa to bis conduct In
tbe race of attack by the Yaquis and has
been ordered by Villa not to resist but to
evacuate Cananea. Americana .Interested
In Cananea aré making every effort to
haws the Hill forces remain as they fear
that the Yaquis will destroy valuable prop-
Last night Robarlo v. Peagueirs was In
direct communication witn General Venus-
tlane Carranza over special leased wire
which waa connected through from Kl Paso
to Mexico City In order to have him take
action In the Sonora trouble. General Al-
varo Obragon who with Vine arranged
tbe Nogales conference a weak ago was
present with Carranza at the conference.
wnu caranaa avisan; was not divulged.
South Carolina Governor.
Bp fas Attociated Prttt
Columbia S. C Sept. . IU chard I. Man-
ning a planter and banker waa nominated
for governor In tbe second Democratic pri-
mary today defeating John O. Bicharas by
majority estimated at KfiOO.
Mmnlne will succeed Governor Cole L.
Bisase In January action by the orimarr
jiieing equivalent so eivciiuu.
basis of the recent assertion
were laid before Paul Fuller
conference in Chihuahua. The
delegates of the constitutionalist army be called to arrange
a candidate for president or
of the provisional government
be declared except as to those
old federal army who can show
has comphed with the first proposal by calling a general con
a provisional president. Under
in the constitutionalist army.
that Carranza will resign in favor
active campaign for the presidency. It is fully expected that
at the polls but he has not
here that while formal recognition may be extended to the
the new government in mustering out the old army has ar
from Mexico City tell of the
of Tehuantepec and that the
the revolution in Uaxaca.
ALLIES REFUSE GERMANY
ARMISTICE Of M HOURS
IN VYsUCM TO BUSY DEAD
By the Ant a dated Prttt
Paris. Sept. v.-(l:sn a. m.) The bat-
Mo which is proceeding to the east of
Paris appesrt to be the most Impor-
tant and most stubbornly fought com-
bat of tbe campaign. The military au-
thorities decline to give any Indication
or the number of man engaged but
hundreds of thousands are participat-
ing on both sides.
According to those In a position to
obtain autlifoUc information the cas-
ualties have been so great that tbe
Germans bsve requested an armistice
of U hours. The armistice was refused
with tbe response: "We grant you thsl
time to get out of France."
An orriclal communication Issued by
the war office shows that the German
wing while retreating Before tbe al-
ius has offered the sternest resistance
delivering several fierce But unsuccessful
counter attacks. The fighting today
eitended along both the Ourcq: and
Mane riven. In the latter region
the Brltlah rurcea have engaged In a
offensive in undulating country. The
progress of the allies has bean exceed-
roa coppxa producers
BY ARIZONA SENATOR.
By the Attociated Press
Washington sepe Paderal aid for
the) copper producing Industry during
tbe European war was proposed In a
bUl introduced today by Senator Aah
urat of Arizona. It would authorize
the secretary of tbe treasury to buy
I5.ooo.ooo pounds of copper at tne aver-
age price prevailing in in copper
market from Jauuary to June last.
of President Wilson that he be
personal representative of
president later told callers the
Mexico City today and it was
program mapped out by Villa
vice - president or for governor
to hold elections.
who committed the crime or
clean records shall be taken
the Mexican constitution the
election. If he resigns as first
the presidential race as his
in Mexico even though he.
of a civilian as proposed bv
revealed the identity of his
former member of the federal
to the United States. General
General Carranza and said that
growing audacity of the follow
from the south say that the
former federal soldiers is sain
government has accomplished
NEW TEACHERS ELECTED
Reporter Rigidly Eaeluded rrom Meeting
VI buucwiun nnv nim ai
At special meeting of the city school
hoard new last nignt neiuna cioseo noon
st tbe Bailey school and from which re
porters were rlrldly excluded two new
teachers for tbe EI Paso schools were
chosen. Miss Bertha Shefflen. of Houston
was appointed teacher of tho second grade
ai tne Alta vista scnooi. ana n. rrarson
or Denver Colo- was selected as super
visor of physical training for tbe ala
Several other matters are thought to
have bean considered but it was irnpos
slble last nlrht to obtain any information
concerning other business that may have
been transacted at tne special private
alon of the school board.
Superintendent of Schools R. J .Tlaha
last night stated that the reporta from the
various teachers giving die number of pu-
pils enrolled bad not yet been turned In
to him. and the exact enrollment of tbe
nubile schools of the city Is not known al
though It Is thought to be inore than (400
All schools openea at s:su o cioca yes
uwdav morning whan the DUDlls .were an
roUcd and each student was given a list
of books necessary for the year's work.
Tbe schools win opes at (40 o'clock this
morning In earnest when the pupils will be
assigned to their classes and recitations
Kxeees ta Wheat Only.
Bt the Attodattd Prttt
Washington Sept. (.-In wheat only win
the ra be an excess In tne country's food
crops which might he exported lo assist In
paying off the nation's European obligations
due to the sale of American securities by
foreign Boaoers eany in in couiiict.
SUNDAY OCTOBER I
DESIGNATED BY PRESIDENT
AS DAY or PRAYER 1 nil PEACE.
By the Associated Press
New York m pi (. following
President Wilson's proclemaUnn to-
day designating Sunday October I
aa a day ol prayer for prarn la
Europe the Federal Council of
Churches of Christ In Amorlea Issued
a rail to the Protestant rt angelical
churches urging a full observance of
the day. The council which repre-
senta thirty denominations and I.I0.0O0
churches Is preparing a special pro-
Rram which will be sent out to all
The president's prortanistlon the"
federal council announced tonight
waa Issued in response In a resolu-
tion which the eouncll submitted to
him August 30. This resolution was
supported by a letter on behalf of
the Jewish congregations.
MR. AND MRS. JOHN D.
Tarrytown N. Y Sept. 8. Tho golden
wedding anniversary or Nr. and Mrs.
John D. Hockereltnr today was cele-
brated without rorniallty because of tho
Illness or Mrs. Horkernller.
In the morning Mr. Rockcrellor played
golf neturnlng to tho house at noon
lie found his children and grand chil-
dren ready to Join him at dinner which
was served with a large cako bearing
fifty candles as a ccnlerptrcn
OVER HENRY BILL
TEXAS HOUSE OP REPRESENTATIVES
IIE8ITA1E TO ADVISE
After Spending Whole Day In Debate on
SpeetSl Wars tn The Timet
Austin. Icxiis. Sent. 8. Whether or not
rillteil -in! en to pass the lull Inlru
ducted by ' "iiRresainan Henry which has
for lis purpose tho Investment of govern
ment money In cotlou at IV rein- per
pound) was tun question lierore the House
today. The decision which was only
reachod afier an all day debate was lit
the nogalivo and tho houso wont on record
against the proposition of endorsing Con
gressman Henry h bill hy a voto or w to 37.
Another negative action of the bouse to
day was the refusal of that body to send
tne enmrgeney warehouse ntti to tree con-
rornnne until the senate amendments have
been printed in the houso journal.
In ino senate lodsy the Wiley warehouse
bill a concurrent resolution of small Im-
nortnni'e. and the emergency hill lu an
other form were passed. The senate It
was -sai. took this means or clearing the
calendar conrident that the houso would
prompUy kill all three.
Tomorrow mo nousn is cxneevea 10 uxse
; the general warehouse bill a report
upon which Is expected from Iho com
BACK TO NEW YORK
Colonel Makes Twenty Speeches In the
"Sugar Bowl" or Louisiana
By the Attootated Prett
New Orleans sent. 8.--(:oioiiei Hoosoveu
left hero for New York tonight aftor mak
ing more than a score or speccnes attacx-
m k the tariff as It relates to sugar and ex
pounding Progressive principles In tho
"stlgsr nowi" OI Louisiana wincu luciuuen
the Third congressional district.
In his nrinclnal address at now mena
rnlnnel liooaevolt dwelt particularly on
what ho termed the unnecessary removal
of the tariff on augar. He also attacked
the proposed lvrwx)(nio canai .one pay
ment lo i.niomnia ana uiucnen wmniiy
en the present administration's foreign
lilis OUT KM'. ATION 'ARMY.
Los Angeles Authorities Refuse to Issue
the Necessary Permit.
By the Annociated Prett
Los Angeles Sept. 8. The Salvation Army
was denied a permit today further to con-
duct lis activities In this city. The acUoti
was taken by the municipal charities com
mission and Its rrfsct will be to halt all
the activities or tho army In tbe collection
or nlms and In the operation ol Industrlul
stores slid worklugmen's hotels and every-
thing els except purely religious work.
The refusal of a permit was based on
tho fact that a portion of the money col-
lected from the charitably Inclined Is aenl
to London and other centers where the
Salvationists are . active while a rule oi
ihn charities commission prescribes that
all alma collected here shall be devoted h
the beneDt or the poor Of tbe city. One
third of tbe money collected bv the Salva
Hon Army here It was asserted was sent
Another reoulrement With Which tne
army failed to comply was that It should
Incorpórale in california ana navo a rest
dent board of directors.
DAY'S SUMMARY OF
THE EUROPEAN WAR
By the Attociated Prttt
infida! reporta from both Parts
and London Indicate successful move-
ments at least fer the time being
of the allied armies against the fie
mans. London reports that the British
have pushed the opposing forces keek
tea miles and that the allies are
gaining ground along the line of the
Ourcq tad Petit Merle river. t
Weuaded soldiers who have reached
Paris tell ol the severity of the light-
ing In tbe Champagne eouatry aa
report heavy liases
With hundreds of thousaads of
men engaged on both sides the battle
now la full awing lo the east of Paris
Broasiaas to be the most Important of
le campaign up lo the present.
In reply to a request hy the Ger-
man far an armistice ef lit hours to
bury the dead eat) earn fer the
weuaded the K reach authorities are
reports to have sent this message:
'We grant you that lime lo get out
The Russian troops aro still engonaS
la fierce eonibsts wllh the Austrian
Iones In the Bawa dlstrltt Russian
Poland rightist! Is almost soaltoa-
eus an the outcome lo this reglan
has not been determined.
Prance announces that It 1 eeadlnn
re serves to Morocco to release regu-
lars now there for service With the
army la Prance
Chrlstabel Pankhurst the mlUtanl
leader has ranged heraelf on the ahle
ol the prune minister In the present
critical oondlllon of the country sine
says the militant women are ready m
take their piare In Use lute or setvn
the asilen In any way deemed most
CESSES IN GALICIA THE RUSSIANS
CONTINUE WITH CONSID-
ERABLE SUCCESS THEIR
ATTEMPT TO ENVELOPE
AND DEFEAT AUSTRIAN
ARMY UNDER GENERAL
By the .associated Prttt
I-ondon sope Tho Brltlah and French
rorcet north and east or Paris havo b(d
rurthor successes against tho German m-
vadera according to tho orriclal buUetin
Issued today whllo in Galicia tho Rusalans
continue with considerable success their at
tempt to envelope ami defest the Austrian
army or 400000 men under General Aurren-
burg. l or the moment at least. Interest
In the campaign In Prance for It is felt
that Uie battle proceeding there Is tlio first
ieni crisis or mo war ana will have a vital
efrect on the outcome.
Tho allies according to a bulletin Issued
by tho French war office have successfully
niiui.iiu ia auninpi oy mu (icrinans to pon
otrala their left at Vltry-Le-Krancols where
mo roaos anu railways urn moro nulled lo
the French movements than thoy would
havo been rurther north. In rsot ft is be-
lieved Ueneral Jorrre purposely roll bark
rrom Chalons so that he could rimóse
ground moro favorable for his armv ror
either defensive or. offonsivo operations. In
this ho seems lo have been lusiiried. for not
only wai the German attack repulsed but at
itry-i.c-rraucois tne Germans actually
i ins lias noon uie scene or the heaviest
righting of tho present battle for on the .
Herman right which the allies seem to
have got around General Kluck It falUng
buck before the forward movement of the
i rene 1 1 and lirlllsli forces toward the Mame.
betwene Meaux and Sezanne.
Hutu must liavo been nomo rnrhtliur here.
however as the French report that some
prisoners wore taken from the enemy.
inure nave uceu many rumors or rein-
forcements having been sent ibis army of
thu allies bomo or tlio rumors sre to the
errect that Russian troops actually have
Joined It and oihors that thu Indian troops
took part In tbe righting. These rumors
however remain without confirmation and
ino inoro inouguuiii onservere or tuo war
consider that tbe Increased strength or tho
allies' left wing Is due to the arrival of
fresh troops rrom England and France and
lo the fact that the advanced dercuslve army
of Paris is taking part In tbo operauon.
ine iicneii are sun sucking below me
rralne frontier and here according lo
I war order havo repulsed an attack
made by the Germans on . the line between
ewmry ana Chateau Stilus. In Alsace
where the French advanced so quickly at
the beginning of tbo war there haa been a
long respite from serious righting this is
due In tbe opinion or military experts to
thu withdrawol or the Germans who were
needed for the west and probably to the
return to Austria of troops sent to the as
sistance or toe Germans last month.
In Oalacla General Rutaky who (Von
such a signal victory over tbe Austrlaiu
at l.eniberg is continuing his attempt to
encircle tbe army or General Aurfcnburg.
.Moving souuiwostwara rrom uemnerg
be has worked around IT he has not com-
pleted thu stronghold or Priemysl whence
he can get In the rear of the Austrlans
who are drawn up on a line approximately
from ICIelce to Jaroslau ana are being
threatened by tbe Husslsn advance south-
ward from Radoin aria Zamosc.
Tho Austrian! stem to be In an ex-
tremely dangerous position and. If they are
dureatcd by the Husslans 1( will be a siic-
ond Lemberg for them.
They appear to have other troubles too.
Reports persist that Emperor Francis Jo-
seph It dangerously ill. that there are In-
ternal dissensions In the dual monarchy
and that Italy Bulgaria and Houiuanla are
awaiting Austria's defeat by Russia to
appropriate some of the vast territory on
her southern frontier.
The Servians having driven all Austrian
troops out Of her territory have conv
menead an advance into Bosnia from the
north while little Montenegro after a
couple of preliminary sucesses is about (a
Invade Heriogovlna from the soutb.
However Austria's biggest' opponent
Russls Is determined quickly to subdue
&sr so that she can pay more attention to
er attack on Germany which is awaiting
the completo break up of- tbe Austrian
Tbe Oerntans have been busy in Belgium
again. In the north they are trying to
drive back Into Antwerp tne whole Belgian
The recruiting for Lord Kitchener's army
Is growing as tbe days pass. The record
was reached in London today when 6 .OCX)
men joined tbe colors.
The stubborn British fighting in France
has had much to do with tbta eagerness to
join the army although the bitterness
aroused by the strewing of German mines
which have deatroyed many fishing boats
and merchant steamers has helped.
Statistics puMUhed today show thatOerj
man tblpa or value of about XWMW
either hire been captured or sunk by the
liritlsh while British ships valued ai -
ooo .000 are locked up In German ports
BRITISH PRESS BUREAU'S
OFFICIAL AN NOlJNCKMkAT-
London dept. 8. The British press bu-
reau issued Use following announcement
general position continues satis-
factory. The allies are gaining ground OB
their left all along the lina of Uto Ourog
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