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General Korniloff demands military and civil reforms, but his negotiations with M. Kerensky break down; M. Kerensky dismisses him, appoints General Klembovsky, as Generalissimo, and declares Petrograd district in a state of war; Korniloff marching on the capital. French assault north of Verdun to the east of the Meuse between the Fosses, Caurières, and Chaume Woods; Chaume Wood captured with 800 prisoners. American Government discloses fact that German diplomatic agent in Argentina has been allowed the medium of Swedish Legation at Buenos Aires for transmission of messages to Berlin; in one instance date of sailing of Argentine ships given and recommended they be either spared or sunk without trace. M. Ribot endeavours to form a new Cabinet.