New York Times Current History: The European War from the Beginning to March 1915, Vol 1, No. 2 eBook

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     Under the command of an eminent chief, a French Army, full of
     courage and zeal, will defend the capital and its patriotic
     population against the invader.

     But the war must be carried on at the same time on the rest of its

     Without peace or truce, without cessation or faltering, the
     struggle for the honor of the nation and the reparation of violated
     right must continue.

None of our armies is impaired.  If some of them have sustained very considerable losses, the gaps have immediately been filled up from the reserves, and the appeal for recruits assures us of new reserves in men and energy tomorrow.

     Endure and fight!  Such must be the motto of the allied British,
     Russian, Belgian, and French Armies.

     Endure and fight, while at sea the British aid us, cutting the
     communication of our enemy with the world.

     Endure and fight, while the Russians continue to advance to strike
     the decisive blow at the heart of the German Empire.

     It is the duty of the Government of the republic to direct this
     stubborn resistance.

Everywhere Frenchmen will rise for their independence; but to insure the utmost spirit and efficacy in the formidable fight it is indispensable that the Government shall remain free to act.  At the request of the military authorities, the Government is therefore temporarily transferring its headquarters to a place where it can remain in constant touch with the whole of the country.

     It requests members of Parliament not to remain away from it, in
     order that they may form, with their colleagues, a bond of national

     The Government only leaves Paris after having assured the defense
     of the city and of the intrenched camp by every means in its power.

It knows that it does not need to recommend to the admirable population of Paris that calm, resolution and coolness which it is showing every day, and which is on a level with its highest traditions.

     People of France, let us all be worthy of these tragic
     circumstances.  We shall gain the final victory; we shall gain it by
     unflagging will, endurance, and tenacity.

     A nation which refuses to perish, and which, in order to live, does
     not flinch either from suffering or sacrifice, is sure of victory.

     The manifesto is signed by President Poincare and all the

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Russia to Her Enemy

Slav Emperor Announces New Policies.

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Pledge of Czar Nicholas II. to Russia’s Statesmen and Soldiers, in Winter Palace, St. Petersburg, Aug. 2.

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