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SEPTEMBER 22, 1914.
RUSSIAN MILLIONS MASS FORCES TO CRUSH LAST LINE OF THE AUSTRIAN RESISTANCE
proper, where every day and every
night sees some fresh destruction done.
While the city Itself Is Immaterial
from a standpoint of strategic Import
ance, It Is the centre of a district that
German batteries are stationed north
and northeast nf the city; French can
non are stationed on hills south of the
city There are believed to be about
100 000 Germans massed upon the pla
teau of Craonne This Is ft position
of exceptional strength. General
Bluecher. who was defeated by Napo
leon on the same ground, declared that
25 000 troops could hold It ngnlnst any
East of Verdun the Frejich lines seem
to have been reinforced as there nre
eight French army corps near the Lor
raine border, where tho German left
Is being attacked with vigor and vio
lence The battle line, rouchly speaking, ex
tends on the east from a point near St
Die. through Lunevllle, Pont-a-Moua-sin.
Ktaln. Consenvove. Montfaueon.
Sntissun, to the " north of Hheims,
Craonne. thenc6 alorig the Alsne val
lev to a point between Lesslgny and
St Quentln The line crosses three big
rivers, the Olse, the Alsne and the
Meuse, while It also lies across several
French forces have worked to a
point near Peronne. 17 miles north
west of St. Quentln. where they are
attacking the advanced position of the
Germans. Tho main English army Is
near Solssons. On the British left,
In the vicinity of Noyon and I.esslgny,
Is a strong French force, which Is evi
dently trying to close In on La Fore.
(La Fero Is 14 mlte3 northwest of
This French force I evidently the
Sixth French Army, which was sent
to help the British In Its turning move
ment against General von Kluk's
The French and their English allies
have had to fight hard to gain and to
hold every foot of conquered territory
As a fresh position Is gained, it is im
mediately fortified This Is trving
work and deadly work, for the Ger
man artillery keeps up Its steady rain
of shells and the sappers are com
pelled to face this fire while stretch
ing their earthworks
Tho weather was reported to be
slightly Improved 'today. But there
can be little permanent Improvement
expected at this season of the vpar
The entire battle ground Is a quagmiro
and this naturallv has hampered move
ments of artillery But according to
General Oallienl's headquarters thero
Is not a single Important point along
the entire battle front where the heaw
French artillery Is not now In action
SORTIE REPULSED, LORRAINE
TOWN TAKEN, SAYS BERLIN
BERLIN, Sept 22 (by way of Am
sterdam). Official denial that the Allies have
forced General von Kluk to retreat
seven mile"! Is made by tho War Office.
The statement adds that the right
wing is standing firm at all points, al
though the Allies have been heavily
Further announcement is made that
attacks by the French and British
forces on the German lines are dimin
ishing in strength, and the German of
fensive is growing stronger at all
An official statement Issued at mid
night announced the capture of the
heights of Craonne and the town of
Bethany (near Rhelms).
The official War ufflce statement Is
sued today reported an uninterrupted
seri" of successes against the French
The attack of the German troops
on the line of fortifications south
of Verdun continues uninterrupt
edly Cote, in Lorraine, which was de
fended by the Eighth French Army
Corps, has been occupied, the Ger
mans now holding this point.
A sortie of the French troops from
the northeast front of Verdun was
Fortresses like the heights of
Craonne have been taken In battle.
In the advance against Rhelms.
which is now afire, the village of
Betheny has, been taken.
The- enemy shows signs of weak
ening as a result of his continued
attempts to capture our positions.
On the contrary, our troops, fight
ing from well fortified points, have
had a rest and are taking a strong
offensive. Their attacks are crow
ing stronger at all points.
Great alor has been shown by
the enemy's troop. They have
charged repeatedly In an attempt
to silence our artillery, but have
been as repeatedly repulsed.
The statement Issued at midnight
The strong, hilly positions at ;
Craonne have been captured. Ad- i
vanring on Rheims, our troops oc
cupied the village of Bethany.
Wo are attacking the strong
forts on the line south of Verdun
and have crossed the east border
in the direction of Lorraine, which
Is defended by eight French army
corps (320,000 men). A sortie
from the northeast of Verdun has
The French troops camping to
the north of Toul (13 miles east of
Nancy) have been surprised by
In tho rest of the French war
theatre there have been no en
gagements. In the Belgian and Eastern (East
Prussia) battlefields the situation
The statement that the French have
eight army corps In the Lorraine
region Indicates that the Allies" right
wing Is trying to turn tho German left
With the heights of Craonne held by
the German centre. It will be possible
to withdraw troops from there to
strengthen both the right and left
wings i" thfy are threatened.
No details of the situation at Rhelms.
beyond the fact that the town has
been boibarded. have reached Berlin
The belief Is growing hre that the
war is going to extend Into the winter
In fact, preparations for a winter cam
paign are being made The news of
the rapid advance of the Germans
after they entered Belgium had caused j
the people of Germany to expect a
quick triumph, but he failure of this
expectation to be fulfilled has caused
It is stated that the movement to
take Rhelms. and with it the eight !m- t
portant railroads, especially sought
from a strategic point of view, pro
ceeds uninterruptedly and with every
prospect of success In this connec
tion It is added that Verdun has been i
isolated This strongly fortified position
is now being bombarded from two !
sides by the Gorman heavy siege artll- '
lery and every effort Is being made j
to take it.
It is understood that the present
niovemnt has for its objfict the sepa
ration of the allied armies, and espe
cially the piercing of their entre
This movement ' slowly but surelj
surf ft ding it is declared.
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COLD STEEL CHARGE
BROKE DP GERMANS'
Wounded Briton Tells How
Inyaders Were Stabbed. in
Back City Troops En
dure Noise Better.
. LONDON, Sept. 22.
This grim story of a British bayonet
I charge In which he Germans were routed
I was related by la wounded soldier Just
I back from northern France:
"They can stand fire, can those Qer
! mans. We were picking them off like
winking, and still they came on
"Then, when they got within shouting
distance, we received the word to charge.
Our officer was a sprinter, but we were
out of the trench and heeling after him,
all of us shouting.
"The Germans seemed Btruck. They
Just stood and gaped ns we came chas
ing down, their mouths wide open, as
If they were wondering what the blazrn
we were ud to.
"When we were within 20 or 30 yard?
of them thero was an alteration. Thev
knew then what we wanted, and they
Just threw down their rifles, turned about
and set the pace. Some of them, as they
went, chucked off their packs, and a few
evpn tried to pull off their tunics.
"But we had 'em! I never knew I
could run before, nor the other chaps,
and we pinked the 'blighters' In the back
bv the score.
"When we got winded we came back
the same way, and It was so; they were
lying on their faces, bayoneted In the
A lance corporal of tho Connaught
"The disconcerting thing In battles now
adays Is that you may be fighting for
hours on end and never as much as
se an enemy to grapple with.
"The way tho Germans sacrifice their
men for the sake of making an impression
Is appalling. One position on our left
t from which we would have fallen back
In any case, because It was dominated by
a battery which wo couldn't locate, was
advanced against by the German infantry
under a heavy fire. They came on in one
long never-ending stream, while our rifle
and gun fire tore hideous gaps through
"The Red Cross men say that In front
of that position alone WO dead and
wounded were picked up after the fight
IN FIERCE ONRUSH
Avalanches of Troops, With'
Terrific Cossack Raids,
Overwhelm East Prussia.
Celerity Marks Moves.
PETROGRAD, Sept. 22.
Such success as has come to the Ru.
slan armies against the Germans In nut
Prussia has proved a welcome surprise
to many of the veteran troops of the
Czar who, at tho beginning of the great
European war. still smarted from tha
effects of their defeats by tho Japanese.
There has been a change In the condl
tlon of things on the Russo-Oerman
frontier that might surprise even per.
sons familiar with the Russian plan of
campaign. One Russian ofllccr at 1pbi.
who may bo regarded as u reliable au
thority, has been much surprised by ths
rapid progress of the Russian advance.
Originally five Russian army corps
were ordered to the Austrian frontier
for the purpose of delaying tho Austrian
advance If It should be directed against
that line. However, the Russian Gen
eral Staff was quite convinced that the
main attack would aim at Warsaw
through Poland, and to meet that at
tack two new army corps were sent for
ward, and at the same time the cavalry
on the left flank (Chotln and Klclcc),
The Austrian Invading army met only
weak opposition In Poland, and the two
Russian corps appeared to retire.
Suddenly the Russian canlry In th
South, that Is to say. on the left wing,
based on Klelce, took the offensive At
the same time the Russian army was
ready to pour her enormous masses Into
Prussia from the northeast frontier
Tho great Russian mobilisation was
ready several days before Germany had
expected, and Just at the moment when
Germany should have made her decisive
blow at France and been able to spare
her first lino troops for meeting the Frus.
slan attack. This plan became a failure.
Now, Russia has more thai two an4
one-half million troops In the north-east
corner of Prussia alone, and tho Cossa k
was over. Our los3 was not more than ' cavalary number 130,000, In seven battle.'
20 of all ranks. I divisions. The German defence agalnsj
"What we are all wondering Is how this avalanche consists of second line
long the Germans can keep up this sort reservists, not more than "0,000 strong,
of thing. I have seen our cavalry thrown i
British and the French Algerian tioops
have terrorized the enemy b$ the force
of these attacks. They carry a bao
net blade longer than that of , the Ger
mans, and they have shown an eager
ness to resort to cold steel that s.mply
has terrified the German outposts.
SAY GERMAN DEFENSE
IS AT HIGH TIDE
BORDEAUX. Sept. 22.
Despite all efforts on the part of the
Germans to diminish the pressure on
their right wing, the allied turning
movement continues, General Joffre
declares in a report from the front te
celvod by Minister of War Millerand.
Not only Is the army of General von
Kluk retiring, he said, but there are
Indications that the German centre has
reached the high tido of Its resistance,
AUSTRIAN MASSED : SERBS OVERWHELM
ALONG CRACOW LINE AUSTRIAN INVADERS;
FOR FINAL STAND , SARAJEVO OCCUPIED
Main Russian Army, En- One Army Wins Four Days'
,,1 .' D 1 I n ,.i r. a .i
vtiupiuy t ueniy5i ana j oauie on L-rina; Another,
Jaroslaw and Cutting Com
munications, Presses Westward.
PKTROGRAD. Sept. 22
That th-a main Ilurolan army has
pressed on uftr enveloping the Przemysl
Jaroslaw line along the San, and Is mov
ing against the chief Austrian positions
was the substance of today's War Ofllce
With Montenegrins, Cap
tures Bosnian Capital.
X1SH, Sept. 22
Complete defeat of tho Austrian army
that Invaded Servla was olllclally an
nounced here today.
The official statement describing tho
rout of the Austrian forces s.Id:
into confusion merely because the horses
shied at the heaps of dead bodleB they
had to tread over when attempts were
made to clear our front of the advancing
Sergeant Major MacDermott writes
in a letter:
"Wn're w-onderfui'v cheerful, and
happv as bare-legged urchins scamper
ing over the fields. Not that there's
much play for us. It's all work, fight
ing and fighting and working again,
though you mustn't think I'm grum
bling, for I'm not.
"I am writing to you with the enemy's
rhells bursting and screaming overhead.
Though their artillery has been making
a fiendish row all along our front.
"It's th? quantity not the quality of
the German shells that are having ef
fect on us. and It's not so much tho
actual damage to life as the nerve
racking noise that counts for so much.
Townsmen who are used to the noise
of the streets can stand It a lot betted
than the countrymen, and I think you
will find that by far the fittest men are
those of regiments recruited In the big
"A London lad near me says It's no
worse than the roar of motor omnibuses
in the city on a buy day."
DUTCH TANKER HARDENED
TO HOLD-UPS ON HIGH SEAS
The American Stopped Six Times in
NKW YORK. Sept. 22
The Dutch tank steamship American
arrlvpd In port today from Rotterdam,
putting an end to a round trip vonge
In a four-day battle near Krupanl , ;' 7 ,.!''""" "' D""B
(near the Drlna Rlvor) the Austrlans were
' and that It also will soon be forced to i postlon (hat hB,
ON RIGHT THREATENED
LOMHi.V sp'. J 2.
The renewed pressure of thf lin'.h
and French alone a ten-mile fron1 be
tween Cambrai and Ltratelet has
forrert the German extreme neht back
to a point where funhtr retirement
will enable the Allies to cut the
Kaisers railway communication from
r&mbrai through Maubeuge to Namur,
and to threaten the railway Une from
Bt Quenttn to both Maubeuge
.v,.ir,n ", th German border, on the
he.rfh's nf I'ommier-, thpy have on
tni' ie,j rmmb-jiro'if shelters with sub
t rranan passages, affording commu
nication to th rear. From these
heights their guns are bombarding tha
The failure of the German rein
forcemems sent to aid General on
Kluk to break down tha Brltish-
nd j French opposition emphasized, the os
I perm say. the fact that the Germans
One of the developments of the day's
news is the report received by 4 new
agency hece to the effect that General
von Kluk has been transferred to
Mens, in Belgium. If the report In,,
tends to coney the meaning that the
entire staff of the German right has
bevn sent back across the Belgian bor
der, it foreshadows a further and im
mediate retreat of the German line.
Another meaning read into ths report,
however, is that General von Kluk ha
been relieved as commander of Ws
army on the German right, which has
been forced baek before the attaeHs
of the British and French forces.
The army under the German Crowa
Print e is said to have prepared 8 sec.
pnd line of defensive works to the rear
pf its present position and to be ready
to drop back to them The whole Ger
man lire pas rorstrurted a series of
e" t"r e 4iTrtnrhrn?nts and smill
f-rts. which virtually reach from
were at the "end of their string." To
lay this hij iu confirmed by the an
nouncement that the Gorman right
wing is bi-ine pushed hack at a rate of
nearlv four miles a day. Thia spesd Is
expected to be accelerated now that
the Germans haxe been driven from
their strongest tranches.
Much attention is being paid to a re
port that the Germans have prohibited
retire to a new line. The army of tho
frown Prince is reported to have estab
lished a new line of defen&es across the
Meuse River, indicating that It will
hardly hold Its present positions much j serves have
longer. All along the line, the reports
received b the General Staff indicate
the Allies are succeeding.
tt is stated that the complete retiring
movement may tako borne days to de
velop But that it hits set In, Is the
official declaration made by Minister of
War Millerand himsalf. He declared
that the extreme left of tho French
llns has been the scene of the fiercest
fighting In the present war. the bayonet
being resorted to time after time In
clearing tho Germans from their rifle
He renamed the battle of the Alsne
the "battle of two rivers," because of
the fact that it Is now raging along
the Oise as well SB the Aisno. Ho be
lieves that the result will not bo defi
nitely known for several days, but hus
no doubt that the decision in thia great
death grapple wtll go to the Allies.
It is probable that the great battle
of two rivers, which is heing fought
with unparalleled fury, will cotuinu
for several days," he said, "although
the Allies are making constant prog-
statement. It announced that the opera- (overwhelmingly defeated and fled in dls
1 order. In our pursuit we took TOCO prls-
I oner and 12 guns.
I "The Austiians are attempting to rally
their forces across the Drlna. but our
pursuing troops are mntrhlng on Svornlk
a fortltled ustrlan ton., on the Drlna
and continue their success.
"At Shabiitt .inoilier io.ee of Austrlans
necessity Mow, but that
been encounered anv on-
in tho original plan of campaign.
It !e considered ceitaln that the real
lesistrtnce on a latge scal will be en
countered along the lines of tho Cracow
fortifications. There the
been ma used and heavily
On the outward vovage It was held un
four times by English men-of-war: on
the return voynce It was stopped twice.
The first British cruiser to Intercept the
tanker was the Suffolk, which was lvlng
off Pandv Hook watchlnc for Gprmnn
merchantmen Off Nantucket the crulspr
Plana, which was maintaining a blockade
there, stopped the American the .second
time. The third Interruption was off Sa
hle Island, where the cruiser Gloria was
already retiring to the row of forts along
the Vistula between Konlgsocrg, Jlarlen
burg, and Torn.
However, this line will be difficult to
force by nn Invading army, It will ba
more dinicult for the reservist army,
which has only 540 guns and about 600
Maxim guns, to defend.
The effect of this heavy Russian at
tack is noticeable everywhere In the east
of Prussia, and over Berlin Is a cloud of
stern pressure. People are leaving their
homes in fright of the Cossack hord,
who are spreading with an enormous
There are still bout 20,000 Russians In
Germany In a distressful plight More
than 10,000 of the German-Russians have
left during the last two weeks to return
home bv way of Sweden All of them
were lacking the ordinary necessaries of
life, but the Swedish people everywhere
have tried to lessen their sufferings, ana
at tho main ratlwav Junctions. whtM
the special trains stopped, Swedish ladle IT
have distributed food and rugs, tie"! ;
among the miserable people They all k
tell the most appalling stories of iha,J
rough treatment they have met with lit
several places In Germany, but at tha
same time they tell many Stories of Ger
man courtesv and chivalrous behavior
toward the female fugitives.
BY CZAR'S FORCES,
FEARED IN BERLIN
ivrn lipfrAtf'il with henvv lns ThBO ..
Austrian re- ' Victoria will piovont any interruption In , cnBnB ,n English chnnnnl n crulsor
me e.impaicn .iBainst f-araievo" ........ .....- . ...... . ,,.,,,-, ,Um .-.
After routing nt Kunlnnvn. lust nr,.. crew because they were German
1 If 1 .tpitlio ill wit- i.iiik 21111) pniq ne
reinforced by the German landwehr corj,
which have bfm especially detailed for
service In Austria.
The Ifisslaii forces aie moving slowly
1 Wrtnwaid through Gnllcla. awaiting the
ai rival of nt least n portion or the army
of f-oo.wo that Is proceeding through
Poland to the front.
FIVB PORTS DEFTROVKD
Five of tho 23 forts at Jaroslaw have
bpen shattered by the Russian gunx. but
eighteen still hold out, it was stated at
the War Olttce. Tho bombardment of
Przemysl continues, but no breaches have
et boon made In the walls of the torts
At the request of the Austrlar com
mander at Przemysl, General Von Col.
1 ad. an armistice of five hours was de
claied lato yesterday to prmlt of tha
aoparwre u mo iiuii-iuiiiuaiuHig wno Brothers, wholesale coal dealers, by Com
wished to leave- Many decided tu re- mon Pleas Court No 2 The npplUation
,, I for the rtcelvershlp wis nride by Martha
ma,n" . ' W. Irish. Ned Irish and Charles V.
The forts at Przcmisl are among the Rreckons. executors under the will nf 1
tho hnrdpr into Rl.lvnnla tl.n A.. ..!..
ni my of IVUM. which wax thre.if ning ould have been sorely disappointed if
Servla from the north, the Servi nt re" , h' hn'' "nt tP0? Piyd bv warships on
crossed the Save and one bodv Is hasten- ,n' v0'a,je back to .New ork
Inn westwaid to Join the Montenegrin I
force opciatlng In Bosnia. MRS. RRinRPT HARFY SPARF
Servia now has In tho
2.V'w men Jlosl or them were 1,1 the
force which attempted an In Vision to the
nnithwest from Belgrade and Semlm and
met the Austrian force of four army
RECEIVERS ARE NAMEDF0R
IRISH BROS., COAL DEALERS
Executors Take Steps to Protect As
sets of Creditors.
Alta F Johns. Samuel I, Clarke and
Thomas D Flnletter weie today ap
pointed receivers for the firm of Irish I
stiongeat In the world. It Is understood , nurd Irish The application was mule 1 Henkel's house
ACQUITTED OF THEFT CHARGE
Accused Seven Years Ago of Poison
ing: Her Two Children.
Without leaving the box a Jury befor'
Judge Honnlwell in the Municipal Court
tod-iy acquitted Mrs Rrldset Carey
Spare of a larceny charge Peven vears
ago she was found not guilty of having
poisoned her two children
The woman, through aid given her,
lived quietly until her arrest several
months ago on the larceny charge This
her attornev declared was trumped up
by her husband so he could obtain a
Sirs Spare was charged with steal
ing 6.27 from Mrs. I, W. Henkel of
North l"th Mroet. and with the larceny
or a gold locket from a boarder In Mrs
Communications With Capi
tal Suddenly Cease Indi
cating That Russians Have
Penetrated Silesia on Way
ress A new step In ur advance on
Patch shipping traversing the Rhine i ,be W lcU win " i61' by
Heretofore, Dutch steamship have I Ue arrival al ESS"'' len ml,es we8t
vi,.n THln mm'nmpnl fq nf PK-
h.,, ih, nirrimn has suDnlies Kiitiici.n ! In order that the assets and business ma
. 1,., .,. vjn ' be Protected against demands by secured
to last two sears. creditors, who. slnco the death of one o
While part of ho Russian forces, are the partners. J nurd Irish, last April,
investing Przemysl and Jaroslaw the ' have been making Insistent demands that
main part of the First and Second armies ' their loans to the flnn be reduced or that
continue their operations, west of the additional fecurin be given
River San and south of the Vistula The Owing to the present abnormal tfe
Aufctrltns defeated at Uobtecka have 1 preion in business, the slriiinenci of
fallen back in disorder to Jaslo. on the ! ,nc mntiej market and the linposslbllty,
Wtstok river, and the Russians nave 1 "t Ihls time, to realize an adequate price
occupied Itzeszow. 1 for the sale of anv of its propertv. the
Tne ttlzuro 01 nzeszuw fevers railroad ' oriu. nuiioupn sniveni. nus rcen uname
communication betwten the Austrlans in
I Jaroslaw and Przemysl and those In
I j ..n... T, l ..., . .
rarnow aim -,rtvw n s iiu'jerigiooq
that German reinforcement, are Joining
the Austrlans at Jaslo. and the net
gieat oattle may be fought between tne
been permitted to come un the Rhine I o !M
into Cerman territory The British "eme Importance. Tlwt why tho
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military ererts declare this action . I craonne region na Bm in ne " 1 .. the Carpathians
" -" " . ... . . .. -1 ' w. j .,. -- ..
naturally dm to the faet that the Qer- i vt'"6 conmcu ano twyonei cnarges j Tne rominw wv.,,,ao .... Auinari
to comply, and as. tome creditors have
threatened to bring suits, obtain Judg
ments and issue executions thereunder,
it "a deeded o te best for the inter
ests of the firm and its creditors that
the court be nfited 10 aproinl receivers
roan are strongly fortifying their "The Germans are nwwnK oesperate
Rhine defense preparatory for a final efforts to diminish the pressure on
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Stand there, and that, of aseasslty.
San and Wtstok Itivers Jn the foothills 1 to protect the business anil tho at.set
The assets arc .iiven dv tne applicants
for tin receivership as ll"O000 and the
indebtedness as JTMXttO. of which J515.W0
they are beeping all eurious eycg frorn
beholding their work.
It is declared by all of the military
experts re that the most credit to
the Allies can be attributed to the
et-ht of their bayonet charges. The
then... as It would ce possible fur the " secured oy ine pieuge 01 upward
Feeond Busilan Armv to flank them by SW of the assets or the nrm
.. M.Jd.n mnpment alonz tha tin. v 1 h hUEinfrSS of the firm It U Said.
their extreme right wing, but have. ,enaln4 trom Itanlzow to Haranow " is a paying one and Its assets. If
nevertheless, been forced to give way fnloss the Austro-Oerman troops giv i properly conserved, ore ample. It Is
neverineie. w- , w he BuMiang about iilo u , tal(li to pay fxUtin claims The In-
"By completing our lines from Al- i wouia be impossible to prevent their -.orao ttom stocks and bonds and other
,,. tn th. irnmni. forest tt e hivt escape to Cracow, as they have a r.um- "- Including those held as collateral
sace to the Argonne forest, we have escape raHroa(U at the(j, sVICe1 nljn' . for loaxit and excluding the earnings of
deprtvel the German centre between I on account of the man swamps in the nrm tTom the ale ' coal- 'or the
.- . j c- , ,.. . ,. r ! riilicii west of the San It is exDtctea i lr ending April 1. 19H. exceeded the
Rhelms and Soualn of Its scope of wth,.?,Mf. 0f the Russian ?rooP. ' ium of I15.M0. and Is sufficient to pay
movement It is agatnst a steel wall." B1n necessarily be much slor now. the Interest on all obligations.
Special oncers testified Xlrs. Snare ad
mitted stealing the mone and had told
them where she had secreted the locket.
Thev stated she offered to pay back th
money The woman s counsel showed
that the policeman did not make a search
for the trinket
Mrs Spare acknowledged that she
sought to make settlement in the amount
of the rash alleged to have been stolen,
but explained that she had experienced
so much notorlelv in her trial on the
charge of murdering her two children
that she offered to pay the small amount
to escape further publicity She also
testified to the enmltv of her husband
She denied emphatically that she had
taken the mon or Jewelry from Mrs.
Henktl's house where she had been em
BRITISH STEAMSHIP SUNK
Russian Vessel Rescues Passengers
and Crew Off Treblzond.
TREniZOXD. Turkey in Asia. Sept
The British steamship Belgian King,
which left this port esterday for Con
stantinople with a cargo of livestock on
board, has been sunk off Cape Kurell
The 120 passengers and crew on board
were rescued by the Russian steamship
HEfiLIN, by way of Rome, Sep' 22.
All telegraphic and telephonic inminu
tilcHtlon with HreMnu suddenly ceasrd to
dn. It Is fcuKd that the Russian centra
may have pushed forwaid and be attaik
il.g the city.
It seems almost incicdible that His
RusKi'ins could have penetrated In fores
to lireMau so that they tould have cut
off communication with Rirlin Breslau
is one of the links of the chain in tne
Oder lino of fortifications.
After Berlin It Is the second largnst city
In Piussla. nnd Is the capital if Silesia.
It occupies an Impottap' strategical posi
tion on the Oder and ls,a city of ttcat
historical Interest. It has been piepared
for a possible raid by the Russians, and
the last reports available from trera
stated that there was a vei strong i"! r
man force between It and the eastern
GERMAN ENVOY INDIGNANT
AT VANDALISM CHARGES
"Preposterous," to Call Destruction
of Cathedral Intentional.
XEW YORK. Sept 21-Count von
Hftnstorff. German .mbassador to the
United States, does not believe that the
German army Intentionally destroied the
cathedral at Rhelms.
"It Is preposterous to state that ths
destruction of that magnificent bulldi 3
was Intentional," he said today
"Personally." he added, "mv sympa
thies are more aroused by the killing and
wounding of the men who fought than
by the damage to the buildins
James Spever, the banker, asieed wltl
Count von Bcrnstorff that whatever haun
was done to the Rhelms cathedial by
German shells was unintentional
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was damaged," he said
It can never be
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