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Til 10 OMAHA KITNDAV I1KK: (KTonKli IS, 1014.
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PROGRESS OF THE GERMAN CAMPAI GN IN FRANCE AND BELGIUM
A. Bruges, reported to have been captured by the Germans on their movement on
Ostend. B. German attack on allies' left wing between Cassel and Lens. C. French
claim important advances- here. D. French claim success near Berry-au-Bac. E.
French claim new successes between Verdun and Met. F. Belgian government has
moved to Havre.
SPT- TSlr or hill 1 tv,G"y
PRESS BUREAU OF
i Englishmen Very Impatient Over
Befuial to Give Definite Newi
of Fightia j.
VEESE MAKERS GETTIHO BUSY
Ileal to Tars Their Rldlcmle Vpoa
latelllgcBr. Tbroegh Dally
and i'umle . Ntwt
. . paper.
(Correspondence of th Associated Press.)
I.ONDON. Sept IT. ftngll.hmen ar be
coming very Impatient over the refuaal
of the preaa bureau to releaa definite
ni of 'tha fighting rn France. . Every
day ,th trmpera are. fJUed with complaints
from Indignant readeri, who are begin
ning to rttlloul th judgment of tha
censor and demand (rank ataternenta of
theetuai hanpesln gs.pt. the front
Ma letter, from .the Globe la typical
t pretest appearing In practically ail
tha daily paper:
fclr: Of . ll the, misdeeds of our pre
bureau surely the climax waa reached
xr hen to a, people anxious for Intel llgcnre
from the seals of .war they offer tha
contemptible drivel of the stories about
a' chauffeur a toilet and a reataurauteur'a
At this tremendous crista, when men
are massed in inllllona against each other
and an Indecisive engagement, protracted
leyoi)d precedent, la raving, when the
future of England ia banning In the bal-aoce-
Uvla aul of the buieau la nothing
ieaa than an Inault to tha whole liiitlsn
Due -reticence from aught that may
nnvfjf Information to the enemy la eom
meiidaHe, . Ihoilg-h ' the bureuu hna been
slngulsrly . unfortunate In Ita dis
crimination between what to publlhh and
what to suppress. Your obedient servant
(sfned.J I' KI.L.1S,
.'.'.. Conaervatlve Club.
' Want Nans.
Englishmen ar not prona to hero
worship, -yet they are chafing tinder
suppression of tba name of soldier and
sailor who perform unusual feat a. Mild
statement are Issued ahowlng that
tSllahmeK a.re displaying remarkable
courage tinder trying condition fre
quently offering up live without hesita
tion. Tet tha. name of the hero seldom
reach tti English public.
Fir John French' nam Is practically
the only ona which ths'publlo ha be
com thoroughly familiar with. And It
cam to admire hjm through th frank
statement be waa permitted to make
concerning th. fighting about Won a.
Versa Makexs Haay.
Veree maker hav already begun to
turn their ridicule on the preaa bureau
both through th dally paper and th
comlo paper. .
Th following verso are from th
I have been on the lame, but I've lost
the score, '
For tha censor's' method are somewhat
In vain do tba fourth estate' Irorlor
Por a little tuor ottri from the fight
ing trout. ... 1
Since the, prt bureau deacrlbed with
How a general' chauffeur doe hi hair
I lea r ft that when big shell fall Ilk fain
It ta Miter to o iiinuim or.
And toat ahrapnel tired at an aeroplane -
Liuoks pretty enough In an autumn sky;
And .that "Tommy auiUea when the guns
i go bang! -And
be rioean't appear to car a pang.
But I yuarn for that neat, artistic touch.
Tell us of something livelier still.
And of those stories which mean so much,
t tKaa klir.all (HI I r m n 1 1 MnM 1 1 I I
Teli ua. to hearten our new recrulta,
How aa orderly blacks a general'a boots.
The Enllh .ubllc waa alow to criti
cise the renaoiahlp, but After two months
of war. newspauer readers saw the preaa
bureau should be In a position to keep
up tha spirits of an ahxlous country by
advising It of results achieved by the
army, and a storm of protest against
th general suppression policy of the
censor la spreading over all England.
Fig-Mingf Under Way Only Eight
Miles from Old Capital of
TWO. FORCES ALONG VISTULA
featnpl treatment of Pyramid Pit
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This Fart of Allied Army Contin
ually in Contact with
GERMAN TROOPS FORCED BACK
La Lili iivL
Both tldea Claim Have Gained
. Advaatagea, bat Tbeae Victories
ad Defeat Net at tlreat
Coaee.ee. y , ,
.lX)NION, Oct; 17.-Fullflllmnt of the
promts that -pressure would be taken
pff Franc and Ilelglum when the big
battle commenced In th East again has
wen neiayeu, ine urrmans are Derore
'Warsaw In fact fighting has taken
place only eight miles from that olty.
While their advance to the Nlemen was
a failure, th' force ot Emperor Wll
helm apparently hav retrieved some de
feat of the Austrian In Gallcla and
advanced a far as Jaroslau, seventeen
mile northwest of rrsemysl.
The Uersuaa Plaa.
Th Oermna plan seema to be to have
twe armies advance along the west bank
of th Vistula river, while two other
armies swing around oa the right bank
to take the defender of Warsaw on their
This, according to Russian accounts,
ults the Itusslans, who are said pur
posely to have withdrawn to the Vistula
be that they would hav th railways at
their back, while th Auatro-Uerman
force would hav to advance great dla
tances on road which at thla time ot
the year ar tittle more than quagmires.
"' ' Fire Mllllea Sag aged.
Both aide claim to hav gained ad
vantage la the preliminary fighting, but
these victories gnd defeat can hav lit
tl effect en the general result of the bat.
tie. la which It Is estimated nearly fi.ouo,.
X men are engaged. The Russian. It I
said, hav two and a half million men
and the Auatra-Qerman fore ta declared
to total nearly two million. The armies
cover a front of nearly three hundred
The battle on th east Prussian fron
tier ha ceased. Th two armies are
facing each other acroae th border, both
doubtless being satisfied to remain where
they are until Die chief battle la Poland
Is decided. This may not be for months,
although the Germans, It Is said, will
attempt to gain a quick victory to re
lease their troop for the western cam
paign. Teateas Aasasae Offeaalve.
Line f "Battle of the North" Ei
teade Over "Field of the Cloth
f told," Where Klags
FROM TUB BATTLE FRONT (Via
Paris), Oct. 17. The attempt by the Ger
mane to turn the flank of the allies and
obtain possession ot the porta ot Ostend,
Dunkirk and Calais has been uneuceem-
f ul, for the Oermana came face to face
with a strong opposing allied army which
Compelled them to fall back after sevor '
fighting. , . . vj
What 1 known aa "the marching Wing"
of th allle I continually in contact with
th Oerman troop and completely cover i
the approach to the coast town. When4
they fought a pitched battle west of Llllo
the Oerman were forced to make a
marked retirement from I yen tie In ttw
direction of Lille, their occupation of
which last Tuesday by 30,000 men appear
destined to be of short duration.
On Historic ftroend.'
The line of the "battle of the north"
extenda over the most historic ground In
Flanders, where, on "the field of th
cloth ,of gold," Francis I and Henry VIII ;
had their celebrated meeting In U20.
Owing to th slnuoua character of th i
line of battle, the total length of It, from '
the coast ot Belgium to th 8 wis border,
now reaches nearly 869 miles. j
Belief In their final success appear to ,
hav taken a firm hold on th allle. All
th men display confidence In their com- '
menders, who are doing everything pos
sible to spare tbelr troops.
Fight with Vigor
The allied soldier are fighting with
vigor. They often perform marches
which seem beyond human power. This
Is made evident often when small de
tachments are acting apart from the mala
bodies. French dragoon recently were
entrusted with the task of covering th
paasag of a river by artillery.
They met a body ot Oerman hussars In
h clash. Both aide charged simultane
ously and the melee lasted ten minutes, :
during which the men slashed and pierced .
eacn other with sword and lance whll
the officer revolver cracked. Finally
the hussar broke ranks and galloped off,
leaving many of their men on the field,
the dragoons also suffered severely, but
attained their object, that of securing a
eat passage for their comrade.
Amexleaas la Battle Zee.
French officers in the Immediate vicin
ity of the firing line recently were araased
to two motor car containing aeven
children, all under 10 years old. and two
grown persons enter the battle lone
Across the glass shield on one of the cars
la French were the word "In the service
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th Huaalan g.norsl taff was given out
"Bmalf cngagsmcnt hav taken plac
on th front In tut Pruasla.-
"Bouth of Prseroysl ws csptur4 thre
Austrian companies and th officers."
rightlagr M Isa.
MANCHESTER. Mass.. Oct. K.-Kon-tantla
Thsodor Dumb, Austro-itun-garlan
ambassador to th Vnltsd Slates,
announcej tonight tha receipt by wireless
of a message from hi home government
"Austrian troop hav occupied th
fortified hatghts at Starasol. east of Chy
row.. Our attack against Strvx and 6am
bor gained extensively north of gtrwlax
river.' Auatriaa forces occupied th rang
of height to th northeast In front of
Prsemysl. righttngelso take plac on
th bank of th Baa river north of Pr-anysl."
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Attempt to Recall
Denver Official Fails
DENVER, Oct X7.-Pa,Ual 'returns
arly tonight polaud , to ' th retention
of -Atoxaoder NIU.t aa cotMmlealoner of
safety by a large plurality at today's
In aUtrso of th 1M precincts. Kubet
leading Ilalstead U Rlttor. hi near
est opponent, by mere than two to one
oa first choir votes. Hamilton Arm
strong was running third.
On being stopped It was found that Eric
Wood ,on of th attaches ot th Amerl
Wood, on of th attaches of th Amerl
car with Mr. Cordy, a volunteer attach
or tn ambassy.
Accompanying them mere the children
of Count Toadysky, a distinguished Hun
garian iiobleman now 111 lu Paris. The
children had been rescued from a
chateau In northern Frano. where they
had been with servant sine th out
break of th war. by an expedition sent
out by Myron T. Her. -irk. th American
A r reeled Several Tta.ee.
Uurlng the trip out the party wag ar
rested several tlrn. Their first arrest
r Complegn. A French comnanv
who (topped thom pointed out a village
sptr la th distance saying. "Oermana
ar bombarding." Th party decided to
turn oacs, but the soldiers Informed
them that they must go to th vUlag
and see th colonel of that section.
Whea th party arrived th bombard
ment was very heavy. House wer
being struck by shrapnel and Collapsing
every mlnuta. While their paper ware
being examined In front of th colonel,
headijuarter a shell burst directly over
head, but as soon as the noise subsMe-1
th colonel continued hit) conversation
a though nothing had happened.
Th American ha.d difficulty n find
ing their way through venlls. Amiens
and tioulogn owing to th c .appear
ance ot atgnpoau and th rsfuaai af
th peasants to give them any Infor
mation. On plac they passed had bn
taken and retaken six times by tbV
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tha Inhabitant feared to give them di
rections on th ground that they might
Severe ia Kast Section.
On th eastern section of th allies' line
th fighting still continues sever. The
Germans today made a strong attack on
Malancqurt, northwest ot Verdun,
which, however was unsuccessful. Th
French have Tn mad some progress
her and also In Alsace., dscplte the
Oerman effort to hold them or force
A Isrg number of Part firemen,
equipped with a sort of oxygen helmet
have arrived in th region of Boye to
bury th Oerman dead on tha battlefield,
where they hav been lying for three
week. The firemen brought a large
supply of disinfectants with them, tn
orders to lessen the danger of contract
ing disease In handling th bodies. On
the battlefield It 1 sakt there are be
tween 4.CU0 and I OuO bodies.
War in Europe to
Bring Students Here
rr. A. I Mulrhead. dean of Creighton
Medical college, apaaklng before th
Creighton Medical aetu'nar Friday night,
atated that If th present European war
continued he fully expected to see hun
dreds ef young men of foreign 'lands
coming here for their education. He as
serted that th money side ot th medical
profession hss brought about a condition
where teachers are lacking In th beat
medical school ot th country apd ur
gry ha depleted th rank of th teach
er. If th Europeaa war eontlnuea a
great part of ta scientific part of medi
cine will neossaartly devolve upon th
American medical mea.
-Dr. W. L Shearer discussed "Th Cleft
Palite." god a papr oa "Th Pur Milk
Problem and Infants." by Albert Akow
Ting, stirred up a number of Ideas.
German Tactici Fail and Position
They Hold Before Vistula it ,
- Called Disastrous
DRIVEN BACK . FOB 27 WTT.T.S
HBla af Teatea Vangaard
Taeaday laiiiti te Strategic -Fallare
fer Arasy of
I a vast a.
(Copyright. 1914. by Pre Publishing Co )
PETROORAD. Oct 17.-Speclal Cable
gram to New York World and Omaha
Hee.V The failure of Oerman tactic of
rapid offensive against th Vistula left
them In a difficult position. They now
ar twenty-seven miles further back than
Tuesday and th position to which they
hav been thrown back I bopelsc a a
has for aa array wherein cavalry la a
great element, because of Ui Insuffi
ciency of water.
Disaster to tiorsaaaa.
Everything point to tha fact that th
repute of their vanguard oa Tuesday,
following their failure to get Bear ta
bridge f . Ivangorod, amount to a dis
aster from a strategical point of view.
To complete their dUoomfltur. th
Russians yesUrday. daCaatsd th Aus
trian army below Prsemysl and. by
strengthening the column engaged, th
Russian can project a new army writ.
Vard beyond the southern lino of th
lavadejra Take Loot.
Waraaw I placarded with govern meet
proclamations directing tb uihablte.nl
to pursue their ordinary a vocation a. and
th provincial functionaries hav bosa
sent to resume their duties.
Vp th 11 n where th field fore (s
ngaged tn th son held by the German
th Inhabitants ar mostly' Jews. Tbey
had all tholr belonging uken. the ene
my's patrol saying th Cossack will pay
Lwaea Ml Ore Shirt
Staalalaua Lubemtrsky. th owner of a
large estate near Cxenatohov, learns that,
a group ot German officers looted his
mansion, dug up 400 bottles of old wine,
and when they departed took all his and
hi brother areas shirts.' donned them
oa on top of. th other and then drove
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