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VOL. XLIV NO. 13
OMAHA, FRIDAY MORXIXO, S'EPTEMIWIl 4, 1914 TEN PAGES.
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New Pontiff, Who Was Elected on
an Early Ballot, ii Leu Than
Sixty Tear Old.
ONE OF NEWEST CARDINALS
He Wai Given Hi Red Hat by Late.
Pius X Only About Three
ARCHBISHOP OF BOLOGNA,
New Pontiff ii One of the Leading
Opponents of the So-Called
PROMINENT IN INNER CIRCLE
He Was Secretary to Cardinal Ram
. polla and Adviser to Holy Office.
TAKES NAME OF BENEDICT XV
Cardinals Gibbons am 4 O'Coaaell
.Do Not Arrive In Time to Par
ticipate In the Election
of New Pontiff.
ROME, Sept. 3. Cardinal Gia
como Delia . Chlesa. archbishop of
Bologna, Italy, was today elected
supreme pontiff of the Catholic
hierarchy In succession to the late
pope. Plus X, who died August 20.
He will reign under the name of
The conclave of the eacred, college,
'whose duty It Is to elect the pope,
went Into session the evening of
Monday, August 31. The announce
ment of the outcome pf its delibera
tions was made this morning shortly
after 11 o'clock.
Cardinal (ilbbon Delayed.
Cardinal Gibbons of Baltimore and Car
dinal O'Connell of Boston are on board
the ateamer Oanoplc, which Is not due at
Naples until tomorrow. Consequently
neither of fhtm participated In the elec
tion of the new pope.- Cardinal Farley of
New-Torts reacbedNher never! days ago.
Prince Chlgt Albanl. one Qf the assist
ants to tHe throne In the pope's household,
was notified at 11:15 that Cardinal Delia
Chlesa had been elected.
At 11:20 Monaignor Mlsclatelll. sub
prefect of the aacred' palaces and gov.
ernor of the conclave, received a. com
munication from the new pope asking
that the (ratings of the Basilica or St.
Peter's be opened, becauae he purposed In
a short time to issue a proclamation.
At the same hour (11:20) the master of
ceremonies appeared on the central bal
cony of 8L- Peter's and spread out . the
red carpet. The crowd below, which had
been waiting 'for hours In the square in
the expectation of an announcement as
to the outcome of the deliberations' of the
nacred college, understood that a selec
tion had been reached. The people ap
At twenty-five minutes before 13 Cardi
nal Delia Volpe appeared on the balcony,
with Consignor Apostostl, bearing the
pope's crews on his right, and pronounced
the ritual announcing the election of Car
dinal Delia Chlesa. To thla he added that
the new pope had choaen the name of
Again the crowd of several thousand
persons cheered and at once began to
make their way Into the Basilica to hear
the benediction of the new pontiff.
. At 11:4a the'fiew pope appeared on an
. inner balcony - of St. Peter's - clad in his
pontifical robes. The' balcony was hung
with red velours, a heavy golden fringe
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Americans Say Food is Cheap and
Plentiful in Berlin and Vienna
VIENNA. Sept 3.-(Vla Copenhagen
and London, S a. m.) One hundred and
forty 'Americana, chiefly from Budapest,
left for Berlin in 'a special train on the
evening of. August 81. Only a few -.Americana
are still here and all who desire to
go hdine will leave (his week. '
Although the war has now lasted more
than a month, the prices of foodstuffs In
Vienna have not Increased, and In somt
cases even they are lower than laat year.
Sleat, eggs, lard and several other com
modities are cheaper, ' while coffee, sugar
and milk remain unchanged. Butter and
flour are slightly higher In price.
The minister of agriculture declares
that supplies of foodstuffs are ample for
the whole monarchy, even It the war lasts
a year 6r more. The number of cattle
and the amount of dairy products availa
ble Is much greater thaht ordinary because
exportation! have ceased.
Vienna Is absolutely quiet, with few in
dications that a great war Is in progresa.
LONDON, Sept. t(5 a. m.)-Two
American civil, engineers who have
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HEN AUD11G KOW
China Protests Against New Viola
lation f t Neutrality by the
WILL NOT RESIST THE MOVE
Port Oceapled Is creatr Miles Oat.
aide German Leased Territory -'
British Rea-lnieat Will Aid
Attack oa Kloa Chow.
CHEFOO, China. Sept. t-(5:30 p.' m.h
Japan landed 4.300 additional, men -at
Lung Kow today. Of these forces 600
men are marines, the others being sol
diers. Lung Kow la a new Chinese port, situ
ated 100 miles north ol Tslng Tu In Klao
ciiow. , v
Between 10.000 and 15.000 Japanese troops,
have been landed at Lung Kow previous
to today. The Japanese control the tele
graph lines out of Lunej Kow. . .
PEKING. Sept S.-Theexact number"of
Japanese troops ashore at Lang Kow,
the Chinese port north of Tslng Tau, can
not be definitely determined here. It Is
believed, however.' that no'tewer than 6,000
men already are on' shore and that 24,000
more are coming.-
The Chinese officials -'of Lung : Kow
politely protested against the landing of
Japanese forces. The Japanese accepted
the protest with equal politeness and then
proceeded to disregard lt.There' was no
hostile incident during . the 'Lung Kow
Seventy Miles Oatside the Limit.
The forelKn office had formally pro-
tested to the Japanese and British lega
tions here against the violation of China's
neutrality Involved In the landing at Lung
Kow, which, being 100 miles fromTslng
Tsu, Is approximately seventy miles lie'
(Continued on Paae Tn
German Ling South
PARIS. Sept 1 15: p. ra.l A Havaa
Agency dispatch from Antwerp contains
the following 'official announcement by
the Belgian Kovemimvnt:
"The situation remains the same ; In
the provinces of Antwerp and Lemberg.
The Germans ha i set . fire ' to several
sets of farm buiMiprj.
M. Merchten. attache. 'at the Russian
embascy, confirms the report of the (1.
rtrurtioa of Lannbnrg, Cessel and
Beschofshelin Russian, ravalry and
also that they have broken the lines of
the enemy between Hellsberg , (east
PruKsia. forty miles south, of Kocnlgs
bergl and Koenlgsberg." ,
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jidoned, at Louvain, the city which has since
: - i
reached London from Rumania via Buda
pest and Berlin, bring some Interesting
stories of the scenes they witnessed on
tholr trip. Breslau'and, In fact, the whole
of Silesia, they said was heavily mined,
and they also witnessed great-aerlal ac
tivity In Germany..
Food was extremely cheap In Berlin,
they said, and all restaurants, even tha
best, had largely reduced the tariffs.
Business was proceeding aa usual, al
though recruiting stations In I'nter Den
Linden had hundreds of men waiting to
be taken into the army.
They visited the flying station and esti
mated that more than fifty geppelins
were In readiness to start at any time.
There were also a hundred or more aero
planes, while there was Immense activity
In constructing new craft and training
men. Scores of aeroplanes were . In the
air at one time, each carrying a learner.
From the general converaatlon they
heard while In Germany they gathered
that there would be a combined attack
by the naval fleets at ad 'auspicious mo
ment. , , , '
British Lancers in;
Like Their Prototype
LONDON, Sept I.MS:0 ' a.' nU-The
Dally . 'Mall ' correspondent behind ' the
British Inea describes the chart of tha
Ninth Lancer, which occurred at an un
named spot during; the recent series of
tactical retreats, as a second Balaklava.
Ha say: ' '
"Terrible havoc has been caused in our
line by shells from a-battery of eleven
guns posted In a forest near the 'Belglau
"It seemed Impossible to silence their
fire until the Ninth Lancer mad their
attempt riding straight at the guns after
debouching into the open and charging
under a hall of inellnlte and lyddite.
"I , have not been able to get reliable
figures as to the distance they rode,
but they reached their goal. They
reached the guns, killed the gunner and
put Jhe guns out of action- Then, like
their prototypes of Ealakolava, they rede
' "On the return they fall in great num.
ber from the attack of other German
batteries, posted at vantage points around
"Notable bayonet charges ware Made
at (nam deleted) on Wednesday last.
Several British Infantry regiments occu
pied an exposed position around which
the Germans gradually circled, drawing
the noose closer and . closer.
"The British decided to cut their way
through the .cordon. Bo the mn went at
It, yelling and shouting, and got through,
although th ' German v artillery' ; mowed
them .down frightfully.
'"Th German machine guns hav been
tremendously effective In all engagements
thus far. Men' who saw the' South
African war say the hottest firing Jhere
as 'childish compared with (what the
F-ritlsh troops have undergone since their
arrival in Franc. So far as I can learn,
th Germans hav lost twenty-l of these
gun.." . . .-. ... ... ..
American Nurses to
Give Six Months' Work
NEW YORK. Sept." .'-Each nurse who
has volunteered for European war "ser
vice and who will leave for the scene of
action Monday en the Hamberg-Amerlcan
liner Hamburg, which has been char
tered by the American Red Cross, baa
promised to ' remain In the service tit
months. ' .
If any of the nurse desire to return
before the expiration of the six months,
they must pay their own expenses. Should
the war last longer than six months, all
those who desire will, be . returned ad
others s:nt In their places.
The Hamburg will carry thousand of
pound of cotton, luO.OuO yard of gaus.
thousand of gallons of iodine sed rase
of ether and eight complete sets of sur
gical Instruments. ' "
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BANK OF FRANCE
Poinoare and His Ministers Reach
: . Bordeaux and Are Greeted
. by Great Crowds. " '
HERRICK STAYS IN PARIS
Members f leasts, C'hajnber f Dcp
tles and Coart of Caa aatloa Pal.
low President and Cabinet
PARIS, Sept. 3. The government will
Issue a proclamation tomorrow transfer
ring the Bank of France from Pari to
BORDEAUX. France, Sept. SY-CVla
Pari ) Sept. 5. President Polncalre and
the members of ' the French cabinet ar
rived here today and were greeted by lro.
mense and cheering crowds. They have
established headquarter for th govern
President Polncalre ha taken a resw
dence in the prefecture. The ministry
of war is located in one of the building
of the University of Bordeaux. Office
for the other ministries have been ound
In various public buildlnga
.Trains from Paris are arriving every
half hour bringing the member of th
foreign embassies and legations and
mahy functionaries of the state. "
' The 'hotels,- boarding-' houses and pri
vate home are ovei-crowded with the
new arrivals." who Include officials ef
various grade number probably 8,000.
PARIS, Sept. S.-An Immense and com.
plicated system of entrenchments la being
constructed outside, the city. It is re
ported that the engineers
the work are keeping several hundred
inousiaa men busy.
It I officially announced that General
Oalllenl, commander of the army defend
ing the city,, today . Issued the following
proclamation to the inhabitant of Paris:
. "The member of the government of
the republic hav left Parts in order to
give a new impetus to the defense of the
nation, : I have been ordered to defend
Pari against the Invaders. Thl order I
will fulfill to the end. . "GALLJENI,
"Military Oorernor of Pari, Command
ing the Army 'of Paris."
Leave for Borsraai.
President Polncare and his cabinet have
left for' Bordeaux, the new French seat of
government whrere they, will arrive in
Two. train reserved for the president
nd the member of the senate and the
chamber of deputies left for Bordaux this
afternoon. Fifteen judges of tha court of
cassation alao will be transferred to the
provisional capital of France,
In' addition to the American ambassa
dor, M. T. Herrlck, the S wl minister,
M. Lardy, also has decided to remain In
Paris. - .
The population of the capital Is taking
the departure of the hnads of th gov.
emmcnt calmly, 'recognizing that It la a
matter of prudence.
Although the city generally is placid,
th people feel keenly the approach of
th German army, and they are rapidly
preparing for whatever may happen.
(Continued on Pag Two, CoU Four.)
JM u .
VALLEY OF MEUSE
TO THE INVADERS
La Fare Taken by the Germans After
Bloody Combat, Says Undated
DEFENDERS FORCED TO RETIRE
Great Battle Which is to Decide
Whether Germans Will Be-sleg-e
Paris is Still On.
STRANGE AIR OF CONFIDENCE
There is No Apparent Alarms Over
-Fact that Germans Are Within
Thirty Miles of Paris. '
GREAT VICTORY IN THE EAST
Russian Suocesses in Austria Add to
Feeling of Security.
GREATEST BATTLE EVER FOUGHT
Line Wii Two Hundred Mile Lon
nd Million and a Half Men
Were Knara;el Lasts
LONDON, Bept. 3. An undated
French dispatch to the Times gay:
"Tha valley ot the Somrne hag been
abandoned. La Fere has been taken
after a bloody combat. W were
obliged to retire Saturday evening.
"The right wing of the Germans,"
says the correspondent, " is too far
advanced, and there la a chance that
It will be cut and caught between
two fire Jf the British should be
found In force. tur center greet
ing very well and tha right wing ot
our army appear to be taking the
LONDON, Sept. 8. (1:10 p. m.)
The battle to decide whether his
tory will -epeat itself in a second
siege of Paris Is still in progress, ac
cording' to the latest official an
Future millfrvy historians will
write .volume bout the details of
this battle, bi all the British public
knows officially concerning the ti
tanic strugglethe most momentous
British soldiers have fought since
Waterloo la contained in one sen
tence of an official report issued
last night by the press bureau:
"Continuous fighting has been in
progress along almost the whole line
To this generally the official com
munlcation adds that the fact that
the allied, forces have fallen back to
ward the southwest to avoid an ac
tion which might have to be fought
under unfavorable conditions: How
far and to what line the allies have
gone is unknown.
There can b no revelation of military
secrets, nothing which a patriotic censor
ship should criticise in stating these
facta, because the German army whloh
(Continued on Page Two-Oolumn Three.)
Germans Making Able
Effort to Influence
Italian Public Opinion
LONDON, Sept. 1.-4:16 p. m -(Delay ed
In Transmission.) Th Dvenlng New
publishes th following dispatch from It
correspondent at Milan, Italy:
"Italian newspspar correspondents are
complaining of the great delay In trans
mission of telegrams filed In London by
Italian correspondents addressed to
paper in Italy. These messages take
from twenty to thirty hours to com
through, whll press telegrams from Ber
lin take only four and flv hour to reach
Italy. A a result th German version
of event alway precede the English
version, and Influence Italian oplon to
uch an extent that first impressions,
which ar alway given by Germany, are
mot detrimental and difficult to correct.
"Th English authorities in their own
Interests should giv more facilities to
Italian correspondents In London, who
are after all friendly and who would do
effective work If not hindered by lament
"Germany now doing able and In,
telllgnnt work to Influence Italian public
opinion by letting Italian correspondent
In Berlin wire long messages, which ar
forwarded Immediately, and Kngland, In
doing th came, would act wisely."
The absence of official an
nouncements from the capitals of
the belligerents is the surest in
dication that the fighting In the
eart. and west continued without
Such news dlxpatchea as es
caped the censors tend to confirm
earlier official claims and admis
sions. The Germans are punning
their right wing nearer Tarts,
while their center and left appear
to be held by the French. Russia
is pressing forward in the Aus
trian province of Galicla, after
having taken the strongly forti
fied capital, Lemberg. The Ger
mans are admittedly victorious tn
. The J panose are said to have
occupied seven Islands near Ktao
Chow and to have landed addi
tional troops within marching
distance of that German strong
hold In the face of protests by
King Nicholas of Montenegro
Is reported aa determined to oc
The governor and other Ger
man officials of Samoa have been
made prisoners by the British
and sent to the FIJI Islands.
The government ot France is
now established at Bordeaux- The
foreign embassies and legations,
with the exception of those ot the
United States and Swltserland,
have also been removed from
Paris to Bordeaux.
RUSSIAN BEAR IS
Czar's Generals Driving" Hard with
an Army from the East with
- Much Success.
EXPECTING NEWS OF VICTORY
Mathers Rasslaa Army Jim, Bt la
Bert ( Ftahts en am laereuaaa
las Seale-BJasag Aastrlaa
. All A Ion tha Lin.
ROME, 8ept. 8(8:40 M m.)
(Via Paris, 2:46 p. m.) The Rug.
stan embassy has been notified that
the Austrlana were overwhelmingly
defeated near Lemburg, losing more
than 100,000' men and fifty-seven
cannon. The occupation of the city
of Lemberg was said to be imminent.
LONDON, Kept. !.-(3:li a. m.) The
Petrograd (St Petersburg) correspondent
of the Post sends the following on th
operation on the Russian front:
"Russia 1 scoring success after success
against Austria and Is momentarily ex
pecting' news of a signal victory.
The commander-in-chief on th Austrian
front apparently plans to drive In strongly
with on army from tha east, starting
from the Russian provinces adjoining
Rumania and In the meantime merely
alms to restrain the Austrian advance
Into the Polish province, thus keeping
Austria on the alert along the line of 300
to sou mile.
"While pushing temporary advances In
south Poland the Russians were forcing
their way weslwsrd from Podelia and
Bessarabia on Lemberg. When th
Austria ns finally realised these plan
they attempted to turn th Russian left
flank near Hallo near the Junction of
the Unlta Line river with the Dniester
and a sanguinary fight took plac there
two day ago.
Aastrlaa Loea Heavy.
"The Austrian were signally defeated.
losing 6.U00 killed and many prisoners. In
cluding one general, thirty-two guns, a
standard and quantities of supplies.
"Apparently the progress of tha south
ern Russian army from Podolia In Galicla
(Continued on Page Three Column Four.)
Austria Claims Big
Victory in Poland
MANCHESTER. Mass., dept. J. Victory
for the Austrian armies In Russian Po
land and reverses for Austrian arm on
me eastern uaucia are reported in a
message from the Austrian foreign of
flee received my wireless today at the
Austro-Hungarlan summer embassy here.
Th message as given out at tha em-
"Former Austrian war minister General
Fussenberg, commander of one of th
armlea In Rue si an Poland, gainer In a
decisive victory after hard fighting. The
Austrlana were repulsed over the Bug
river, suffering heavy losses. Many
prisoner of war and ISO guns were.
"On th left wing the Austrian army
also made a successful attack on Lublin.
'In eastern Galacla tha situattoa Is
difficult to resist the advance ot over.
whelming forces for several days."
OF LA FERE
Germans Take Possession of Capital
of Department of Somme at End
of Three Days' Fight.
SEVENTY MILES NORTH OF PARIS
Success of Teutons at MoreulIakes
the Fall of This Place
ENTRY OF ENEMY TJNC0NTESTED
Mayor Announces Surrender and
TJrg-es Citisens to Refrain
from Any Disturbance.
PARTY OF UHLANS SEIZE TOWN
Frenoh Retire to Picquigny, Blew
ing" TJp Bridges Over River.
COLORS OF KAISER ARE RAISED
Troops aingr "Die Wacht am
Rhela" anal "Deatachlaad TJber
Alice" aa Ther March
LONDON. Sept 3. A dispatch
from Amiens, France, to the Dally
Mail, dated Tuesday. September 1.
declares that the Germans have taken
possession of Amlena after three
Amiena is the-capital of the De,
partment of Bomme. It is seventy
miles directly north of Paris, it is
a manufacturing city and' has a
population of 90.000. It, is oa tha
line of tha railroad to Boulogne and
about fifty miles to the west of La
Fere and other points la th Depart-"
ment of Atsne, where tere hat been
fighting during the last few day be
tween the allied armies and the Ger
mans. Entry Not Contested!,
The dispatch to the Dally Mail ,
from Amiens adda that the success'
of the Germans at Moreull made the
Capture of Amiens certain. The en
try was not contested. The mayor,
after receiving a German envoy, an
nounced the surrender of the city
and urged the citisens to make no dis
turbance. .k1"T 7 ,rtock 8unday ""nay y
th Mall correspondent "when a party of
uhlan entered Amiens by th Rue Jules
Barny After a brief reconnolssance they
reUred to the German main body
Camon. A half hour later they returned
accompanied by an envoy, bearing a
"Th latter Interviewed Mayor Flgut
i?.n VWn ba'L A,U!P M hour' a"u
on th mayor appeared In front of th '
town hall with trumpeter and officially
announced the surrender of th city. He
urged that th oltlien. make no disturb-
"Later th mayor and th muniolp!
counselor, drove In carriage to pay a
formal visit to the German commander,
who told them that they would be held
personally responsible with their lives for
th good conduct of th cltlsen.
"Th German thereupon wnt to th
town hall, where they hauled down th
French flag and hoisted th German
color. The German troop began enter
ing the city about midday Monday, alng
Ing aa they cam 'Dl Wacht Am, Rheln'
and 'Duschland tlber Alios.'
wo time was waated. however, a or-
(Continued on PgeTwo, Column Flv.)
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