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THE SUN, FRIDAY, JUNE 30. 1916.
RAIDS BY BRITISH
WORKING HAVOC IN
Fifflitine on Lnreor Scalp Than
Kvrr Before: Ons T'spiI to
Force Teutons Out,
flMI.I N? ORDERED BY
(il.RMANS TO EVACUATE
tpf i" ' 'f rfpalcX Io Tut Sc
1, mv . June British raldlnp
iti " hav e made a larce number of
iSfUff "i Into the Clrrman trenches all
,jenc ''.if f-ont In Klandcrs and northern
1'mh e within the past twenty-four
Vcur a"'!. according to the official re
port received to-nlsht from British head
(jirtfs n Trance, were Invariably sue
cf.f'u. n cumins the objects of the raids.
uf.,!. nbtatnlnc Information the raid
er? aued heay casualties in the Ger
ira rcnihes and captured prisoners
Th.s kind of flRhtlnc, which has been
employed on the British front In the
fi- few days on a larcer scale than
ief before, has become a regular
meM v feature of the operations. Cor-
tir, ''irtcnts at the front comment on
tk.s ease withwhlch thew ralcJlnc parties
under cover of bombardment can enter
th npposins trenches. Inflict casualties,
i1'-"V positions and material and re-
tarn to their own line brimrtnc croups of
rr'sone'S Lively flphtuiB developed
tre-r some of these raids last night, the
rc'i-h parties remalnlnc for consider
b.e periods in the German positions,
epc. ns counter attacks launched from
it ierrmtn supportlnc trencher In the
Civilians nrlvm From Lille.
ti-i? hars that the German mill
tiry au'hoiitles have ordered the evac
iiaMWv by the civilian peculations of
!! fwns of Lille. Uoubatx and Turco
Ire, Jut hehlnd the German lines on
the northern part of the western front,
The Tarls ret It Journal rays that Tre
trier Brland has sent a protest to the
"u'ral power acalnst this action of
. German command on the ground that
it , o- 'rary to the Hague Convention,
TV Beician War Office also reports
rer'!erable activity onthe short front
frr-i Plxmude to the sea.
Acatn last nlcht pas was ued by the
Tm.'T, in conjunction with artillery fire
a a cver for the reconnoitring parties,
e nf the patrols found a number of
rtermns dead from the effects of the
ta when It reached the German r-sl
While the raids were In prepress last
r'jM th Germans attempted a diversion
bv hombirdinc the Canadian positions
' observatory Kldpe and Sorrel Mill.
The report from British headquarters
(r France follows
In the past twenty-four hour a
larr number of our reconnoitring and
rvd ns p.irtles entered the enemy's
fenrhes at various points on the en
t'r British fr.nt. All the enterprises
w-re successful In achlevlnp their ob
jects. ilifilcUUK lr.v. CAU4tt rd
rjpturins prisoners and war stores.
In several Instances we remained for
a 'onslderable period In the German
line-, repetllnp counter attacks In the
One enterprise occurred after the
o. naree of pas On entering the
German trenchrs we found a consider
hie number of dead. Our casualties
The artillery on both sides was ac
' v alnnp the front and the hostile
'-en'hes were damaged at many
r'.d'e-' The .intermittent dlsitiarpe of
T"ke and paR aroused the activity cf
t.i enmy'" guns and caused him to
d ! ,'.- his battery positions.
MlarLa Xnnrrom, Sr Germs
The German oitlcial tatemtrt lsued
to-dn .i that thei-e raids aivl gas at
a,'k have beme more numerous, but
hat the Brltlh were npulsej every
The Mverlty of the artillery flphtlm
At t.otne points on this front Is com
memed upon In the German statemen
which mentions also livtly Kreneh artll
Wry activity north of the Alsne and In
'he f'hampagne between A.uberlve and
Only minor operations northwest
h Thlaurrtont farm are reiorttd by the
German statement from the erdun sec
The German War Office statement fol
The same conditions prevail along the.
tt-ltlh front and the north wing of the
Trench front as have existed during
the lat f-w day. Attacks by enemy
rut ols and strong infantry detach
met.ts, as well as pas attack', have be
"tie more numerous. Everywhtr
'he ernmv was repulsed. Waves of
ca have clen no results. Artillery
flchtlnc attaired great Intensity at
ri tain points.
"n our front north of the Alsne and
In t ie Champagne between Auberlve
end th" Argonne the French kept up a
!'' rlre llert aNo weak attacks
ere eaeily repul"ert.
Nnrthnest of the Thlaumont works
there nere minor infantry engage
ATTACK WEST OF MEUSE.
German Ananll ar Hill
HOI Meets Hrpula.
'r'r.nl i.nhlr lirrpatrl Io The Srv
''M' June "J. The Crown Prince's
f' e returned to the attack on the
i" -'ern hank of the Meuse this after
' ' wUh an assault delivered west of
Tii nfantry action f dlnwed a vio
1'i't bombardment of the front extetid-
i" from Ull! 301 west to the Hols
c, vv, ,,urt in the wood Itself the at-
- developed Into lively grenade fight
r 'n the whole front of attack the
nr-iiHti ahsau'.t was thrown hack by the
liiTier fire of the Trench artillery and
r i" district east ct the Meuse "was
iet thi afternoon, so far as Infantry
i i v tj was concerned, following the re
I ic-e last evening of a strong attack
' the Trench positions northwest of
' ie Thlaumont field work, In the region
'' II, II 311 In this encounter the
l'e h barrier fire and mitrailleuse Are
l' l-venteil the Germans from reaching
' Trtncli trenches at any point, the
'rni.nis suffering heavy losses In their
' 'einpts Pi rush the positions.
'I ie French activity In Champagne
' ' ' i ied last night and to-day, Laat
i v surprise attacks In the nature of
in the Taliure region and west
i- Hutto du Mesnll enabled the
I e h to eleiir the first line German
nt these point arid at several
1 n - in imer the second line trenches
" 1 "u up shelters The French guns
i r ii h irdlrig the German positions
1 ' part of I'lianipiigne.
' k r surprise raid was made by the
I . t'-day northwest of Sapipneul,
s hi,, i .,f llerry-HU-B.ic on the Sols
li' .us front
r i i.Mt 111 eininitni.lie Issued hv kha
I h H.r utile., to-night follow..
(' teen SolswiriH and llheims we ef.
1 i tnorninir a .nun de. main
"t ' ierm.in tr.ncli northwept of
ie il ilestrnved elullers and
' ' i. ' Im. k prisoners,
I i.niMg.ie th- fire of our arlll
l" 'i t'iined etivm.v orgjnliatlonB at
casement is condemned
TOT? A T I f
LC, A I H
Con Knur J fiom Firtt Papr
terltes when thev aimed at wlnninc the
cause of a united Ireland.
"Ireland." continued Sir Borer, "has
outllvnd the failure of all our hope, jet
she still hopes. The former Irish Secre
tary, Mr Blrrelt. said the war had upset
his calculations. The war also upset
mine. It meant the ruin of all our hope.
"I was In the United States, where
friends and eympathliem subscribed
thousands of pounds a week to n fund to
supply arms. 1 felt that the first duty
a to keep Irishmen at home, when 1
realized that they were asked to enter
the war for a promissory note, with
tor that charge I. am not ashamed
to anewer with my life. The Unionists
chose the road leading to the woolsack.
I chose the raid leading to the dock.
We both proved right. I won sincere,
while they knew they were filling the
people with promises which they were
unable to fulfil."
In conclusion of h:s statement Case
ment turned to the Jury with these
"I wish to thank you. gentlemen of
the Jury, for our verdict I would
like you to believe that I mennt no Im
putation against you when I mid you
were not my peers, but ask you how you
would feel In a converse case. If as an
Englishman landing In England you were
to be tried in a land Inflamed against
Sppaka ta American People.
Before reading his statement Caaement
remarked that he wished what he had
to say might reach a much larger audi
ence than that which faced him. and
particularly the reop'e of America, w hose
cwn struggle for liberty, he naid. always
had been an Inspiration for Irishmen
Among the spectators were man
nmmln.nl nifinnm lnttM(n Vlniltit
Bryce. There were also a number of "",-' "" afe me r Kn.- oi u.m mun-
women. All Istened In deep silence to ,r' ,
Casements final speech and all were Aorne -General Sir l-rederick E.
visibly touched i Pmlth- 'n summing up, charged that Sir
In that part of his statement which ""f" had gone o Ireland from Ger
dealt with Ireland's struggle Casement . ,man-v t0, ra "he hideous spectre of
i Insurrection. ' He urged that the Ger-
WehaveseentheConstltotlonalarmyi"114"' frc "Pt Tcoe nho "R:v much
refuse to obey the Constitutional Govern-
ment. and we were told the first duty
of Irishmen was to enter that army
If small nations are to tr the first
con.lrteratlnn I ce no reason whv Ire-
land should shed her blood for an
people but her own. i
If that be treason I am not asnamen
to avow It here "
In concluding the last sentence of his
uscript upon the table and with a deep
"My lords, I have done
nalle? In the Uih-L.
After Casement had left the
Bailey was placed In the dock
prosecutor explained that the risot.tr had
sworn he Joined the Irish brigade in '
Germany merely as a subterfuge to re-1
turn to England and ngm again tor
T.ngland. Therefore, the Attorney-Gen- i
eral said, the Crown had Crcided not to Supreme Court Justi.p tanlel T Co
contest his defence. The Ixinl Chief halan, when aked yesterday for his
Justice thereupon directed the Jury to j opinion of the Caement trial and ver
return a verdict of not gulljy (diet, dictated the following statement:
The morning session was taken up
with arguments of counsel anil the m,u, a, the only th'ng that was to be
charge to the Jury Owing to the illness r.ctcd. Though Sir Uocer wa ar
of Sergt. Sull.van, Caement' chief de- , rf5ti n Ireland the Government evl-
fender, who collapsed ln court yesterday.
Artemus Jones, assistant counei tor me
defence, addrcrred th rut-t in th pris
oners behalf, "lie reiterated that Case
ment's sole purpose In polnp to Germany
was to organlez an Irish brigade to fight
the Ulstermen after the war. At the
point where the lawyer argued that this
was not treason he was Interrupted by
the Lord Chief Justice, Viscount Bead
ing, who dened the law as follows
'Giving aid and comfort to the King's
enemies means assisting the Kings
enemies in the war with this country.
and any act that strengthens or tends to
strengthen the enemy in the conduct of
tnls war against us mean giving aid
atia comiori io in- o.uib s ninuir:, ...
anv act which weakens or lenas to
weaken the iiwer of this country to re
sist the attacks of the enemy Is aiding
and comforting the King's enemies,"
Tribute to Irish ltrr.
In appealing to the Jury. Mr. Jor.e
"This trial may me.m a tragedy to
the prisoner on account of the responsi-
billty resting upon ou. The ancient
and valiant race from which this man
eprings has produced men who do not
.shrink from going to the scaffold for what
Mont Tetu, the Butte du Mtsnll and
north of Tahurc.
On the left bank of the Meue after
a violent bombardment which extended
from Hill 30 to the Bol d'Avocourt.
the Germans made an at ack at 4:30
this afternoon on our position west
of Hill 304 They were rpult-ed t.y
our Infantry fire and our barrier fire.
In the Boi d'Avocourt thera was
somewhat lively grenade fighting In
the course of the afternoon.
On the right Uink no Infantry
action ie -eported. The artillery actlv.
ity continued ver lively In the sec
tors of Tleury. the Hoii de, Vaux
Chapitre and Le Chenois.
The afternoon communique follows;
In Champagne in the vicinity ef
Tihure and at a point west of Butte de
Mesnll a successful surprise attack
made It possible for us to clean up
certain trenches of the enemy on the
first line and to penetrate at several
places as far as the second line Here
we blew up a number of sheltering
On the left bank of the Meue there
has been artillery fighting In the sector
of Hill 304, but without any Infantry
On the risht bank of the river, after
a violent bombardment which laMed
all yesterday afternoon, the Germans,
at about 8 o'clock ln th evening de
livered a strong attack upon our posi
tions to the northwest of the Thlau
mont work. Checked by our curtain
of fire and the fire of our machine
guns the enemy was not able to reach
If vou want to draw frie. i
tion's teeth, stop when
you see the Dixon sign
and get the Dixon lubri
cant your car needs.
Ak year tfaafer far Ihm
Dtean Lmmrltmlint CAarf
JOSEPH DIXON cauciaix CO.
iry City, n. J.
J f A rTT A FTr r I
AS A I KAl I I )H
C pyrlsht Hron . Don
Sir Roger Casement
tor noimng. ami were t-oi g ing io Keep
"oldlers of the lnsr Brigade a their
Pue,t' "7 haV " " Vr. hS" P
cnarae to me jur;
Justice paid ttibute to Caement's coun
sel, epeclally to Sergeant stalllvan, who,
he said, had conducted the defence "In
accordance with the highest traditions of
the Tngllsh bar." and delivered a epeech
of greatest eloquence He urged the
Jurors, to dismiss fro
that had Ken sa I at
from their mlnils all
-out politics In Ire
land Trean In time of war. he cm-riha-ised.
"when all person In thl coun
try "re making sacrifices to defeat the
J common enem. :s almost too grave for
Feared to Trust Irish
"The result will strike the observant
dently feared to t.'ajr. an Irish Jury and
hurried him to Kngland for trial.
"That he h?,1i' t,.v. t" n oonxW-ted
in an English court was n matter of
course, but that they should execute him
does not seom within the liunds even
of Knglish stupidity. The blunder which
they made ln murdering the splendid
men who fought rocentlv for Irish lib
erty has altvady cost Kngland the good
opinion of the world and shown her to
ll as mar,y Americans have alwa.vs con
neither changed nor changeable
,.-No OIU. would le fovhsh enough to
tmnK. that j;nsan,i would spare Sir
).,.,,,. jtfe nil n matter of Jutke or
rV(.n pf m(,r,.y. liut many have thought
.ha, ,h. mlc.ht do it n a mntter of cn-
lightened self- nterr!. In order to show
the neutral world that she was not al
ways bloodthirsty and had occasional
spells when her actions did not belle
"In any event the caue of Irish free
dom will p.i.n If Sir Roger dies he will
a- I have no doubt he hopes to add
another martvr to the long list of Ire
land's son and daughters that have
gone bravely to death for her sake. If
he lives his word and example will
awaken many to the debt which they
owe their country or their race."
our lines at any point, and they sus
tained great losses.
list night there was a very spirited
bombardment In the regi. n of I,s
LOCAL iTXTds' F ECUS'.
Hrltlsh Fnllon llomlwrdm-nt V'Hh
l'r of Infantry.
Ur FIIF.IIFIIM K IMI.Mr.R.
fiprrtit f nhtr tinptilfi, foTst St
1 British Hkapqi-ahtkiis iv TnNr.
' June 29. Activity is .emtlniiing and
1 Increaslrp alone the whole Brlt'sh front,
' the initiative a heretofore reeling al
. most entirely with the British.
Besides a hav Isinihardment of the
I German positions, vihlih nt sonis plac?
' did material damage, a dozen i.kmI raids
' have iH-ru executed s ue- yesterday.
j lte.irly all of which. l-sldes Inlllrtlng
more or less serious casualties, resulted
I in the capture of prisoners
' The troops ntllclully mentioned a
I doing csecla1ly well Include the Jllgh-
I land Light Infantry, tho Australians,
the LancnMiIre Tuslllets and the Liver
, jioots, Tli (ixfoiil nnd Bucks Light
I Infantry also hail stiff and niccjssful
tights In th ii.i man's land, where the.
Germans advanced to meet them, but
(were driven back to their trenches with
The German reply to the ItrilWi bom
bardment is still generally Ineffective,
I although -In places their guns have)
been very' active, using l.nge numbers
I of lachrymatory shells Kvlriently the
riU.lloer "I me lirmrii I'll i-iii. i i- prt
Ing the Germans eer w here very 'ner
vous nnd alert.
aa nrltlsh Can .exer Drive Ger
man From llelitlum.
fiprcitil Cubit Dupatrh In Tiir. rx
IxiMHi.v, June 2!. Major Mor.iht, the
German military critic, commenting In a
1 recent Issue of the Berlin Tniirblnlt on
the British activity in Flanders and
northern Trance, says.
"We believe that when the Hligllsh
really make up their minds In undertake
a great strategical offensive the end of
the British army will certainly he In
sight. We do not vvlih to underrate the
seriousness of such a fluht. Neither, on
the other hand, do we want to allow the
British to frighten us. The British army
Iihs not and never will have the opera
tive strength to drive us out of northern
Trance and Belgium.
PRAISES BRITISH FIRE.
Frrnrh r.irresimndrnl F.vrn
Jleserve Trenches rr Orstmjra1.
5perlf r'lMr V.;icA In TlIF Sfs
PAnis, June 15, The correspondent of
7,o lAbrrlr at the Brtiish front savs:
-The Intensity of the British artillery
at certain points is f-ightful, Shell fol
lows shell At only a few seconds In
terval, The efficacy of the tire Im ben
lulled by rcoiinnltrlng parties. Not
only first line Irenrhe have been
wrecked over cviuliirable art,
I some of them entirely straightened out
hut the second line and third line d
. fences have come under the British fir.
Two munitions depots five miles In the
tw have been blown up. The prisoner.
brought back by the British appear to
The correspondent after highly prais
ing the British trench raiders and the
general rplrlt of the army said
"The British flying corps lately haa
been very successful. Time and again
German aircraft hae attempted to
crossed the Allies' lines to py out prep
arations, and each time haa had to re
treat, pursued by British airmen. Since
the beginning of the week British air
craft have destroed five German aero
planes. CAS'ADIAS LOSS HEAVY
Caaaaltlea la Jaar Mare Taaa ll,
OOO, rtaalas Tatal ta 40,000.
Ottawa, June 19. Canadian casual-
beginning of the war. totalling more .
than 1 1,000 In killed, wounded and miss-
Ing. The heaviest losses occurred on
June 3 and 4 when the Germans made
their attack upon the Hooge salient. I
This month's casualties bring the total
losses of the Dominion's forces since the i
beginning of the ar to about 40.000.
The Canadian troops arestlll holding"
the Vnres salient .Urtare.l hv nrltlsh I
military experts to be the most difficult !
ana important position in the entire
British front ln Trance and Belgium.
They have been holding this position, ln
conjunction with a number of British
leglments, since March. There are now
more than three full Canadian divisions
on the fighting line, and about ::5,009
. t i . t- -
end of lat wk wa? 34i,000. Recruit ,
!HK fa.Uf n ?Wa' co,dIrf u! "US
nnlllalf mat flAVarniManl ItAMlf I
uininv i, iiibi itic: Mut.iiiui lit " m r.'
adopt a system of national registration 1
with a view to Bringing the ruueei
possible strength of the country to bear
In the prosecution of the war
The war Is now costing the Dominion
In the neighborhood of 11,000,000 a day,
This outlay, added to ordinary expendi
tures and other national liabilities. Is ,
testing the financial strength of the
country as It has never been tested be
fore. Monthly financial' statements, i
how ever, show steadily Increasing trade i ceeiled ours.
and buoyant revenues, while bank re- i "Sow here haa there been any perina
turns denote an exceedingly prosperous ' change In position The ground !
condition throughout the country It Is i most everywhere Is deep In mud. the
understood that some time In August the j trenehts are more or les full of water
Government wdl float another domestic
war loan for UMMWO
. .... .. Frmm.
Artillery Baa? oa Melglaa r raal.
.recia Cablf rtnte te Tat Stx.
Havai. via Tarls. June :?. The fol
lowing official communique was Issued
to-night by the Belgian War Office .
There was great artillery activity
on the whole Belgian frcnt. especlal'y
In the eectcr eatt of ISamscappelle and
NEW TRENCHES WON
BY BRITISH ATTACK
Some Found Filled With Dead
Germans, nnd Others
FIGHTING IN DEEP MI'P
.ree'a Cablt Tttpteh Ik Tb .r
Imok. June 30. Kngllsh correspon
i dent at British headquarters In Trance.
irmsn neaoquaners in rram
continued and Increasing ac-
tlvlty on this front Oneo f them, writ-'
ln und,r tl" of Jun' :5' M'
"It has been fairly determined that the
German attack on Observatory nidge
... n ....... 1 , .. i..,. rii.rn.M , n
w uccesrtull repulsed Elsewhere In
Tit of rry unfavorable weather our
artillery at several places has Inflicted
verv.heaw punishment, using field guns
very.hea-y punishment, using field guns
. ; ,... . u
ana neavy guns ana rsprcmilj irrniii
mortars. The enemy replied only with
ii-ht batteries with shore bursts of fire
at long Intervals.
"At-orher points we have successfully
raided his trenches. Inflicting severe ,
casualties. The German reports that our
gas attacks were Inegeetlve are quite un- i
..... A r.1 1 a- ri a t- a m a, TtTirn
the enemy' trenche after cas had Wn
released they mere full of dead. We ,
llr ITIirtinioi " ..........
at various points. In some rases nnaing
them strongly held, when we Inflicted
severe loss, while at other places, pre- ,
sumably under the stress of our sneu
Ing, the trenchce were deserted.
"At certain places, wide apart, the
Germans have been using heavy artillery
friv hut there was far greater activity
on our side .and ln thetotal of the local
incidents the enemy' loss vastly ex-
and attempt ha. been made to hold
r consolidate th yrauM won Our oh-,
Ject seems to have beer, , th e Inflicting ..f
Iofa, lo. , ,vh.-h we have been ve.)
Make Una C.lhhetl liana Himself.
ri.i.TiMor.r. Md .luce H
Stohr. long 111 w-lth paraivsi. con- 1
wtructed a glbh; of boxes and hoards
In a cellar of hl home and hanged him-
self Ills body was found the next da
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AMERICAN UNITS IN GERMANY.
letiir t nalile to liikr Snpplles
TkrtiBKh KrltUh nl.H-Warte.
Bcrun, June via lndon, June Zi.
Two American surgical units left Ber
lin to-day for the hospitals to whio' they
have been assigned. One unit. In charge
tr John it. Mcnill of Milwaukee, goes
to Cologne. Ksch unit comprises four
surgeons and the same number of
The units had to obtain all their sup-
plies here with the exception of two
doien pairs of rubber gloves because ..f
the refusal of the British Government to
permit them to hrlng supplies through
the blockade. It Is stated hero that the
Brltleh took from Hr. McWIl a letter of
Identification which was attached to his
letter of credit and a part of the only
,Urglcal Instrument which he attempted'
to bring with him, The gloves were 1
MORE NAVAL BATTLE RELICS.
Berlin Hrrxirta Article From War
pltr and larltnmaah.
Berus, via London, June "i. A des-
patch received here from Copenhagen
..vi that wrrek.iire remiltlnir from the
-,"7.',. " " ,V.. V v,.
()o(lted athore oil the Jutland coast In 1
the tiast few davs.
battleship Tommern ami the German
rj.A ,.i,v. tK -v-ti k1
vArnpttt and MarUrouch. which, ac
turned safely to port
THREE ITAIJAN SHIPS LOST,
snbmarlne. Ilu.j Aaaln
31 e til terra nrnn,
t-ospos', June I? Despatches
Lloyd's announce that t' ree
Meame'r.. the Mongibell.i. I.n;i t"ns the !
Uoma. I.4?l tons, and the Pino. 1 70S
tons, have been sunk
A dcpat, h from Talma. Majorca, sa
that twent-rlvc niemlers of the crew
of the Tlno have arr ved at Tort Mahon,
h. H- -ed and sunk
that ,nlr.on mfmlH.r, of th cfr f
Majorca. In the ehlps KmIx They re.
the Mongibello and tnentv-seven of the
crew of the Homa have aleo been lndel
at Majorca The ctew s renort thit both
1 vessels were torpedoed
The Italian steamer M.ingibello llel
from Balttmir for Genoa, on .tiin T
She passed Gibraltar on June It.
Articles picked up have been Identl- i Ij . v. i." ,
tied as com.ng from the British battle- 'lit! fe.he of th, hLh. viw '
ships Warsplte and Marlborough, the J"'1 " """J p( 'he height Hnnlly
tt.,.,.i. v..... .v.. , . this heavv bombardment was ev.ten.led'
TTATTAWO T A11MPU
Cliarses Austrian t
Trenches After Heavy
FIG HTfNG IN TROGRESS
tr'ciat Cablr JV.vMfA MTst Sr"
I,ovpon, June I? The Italians
Initiated a strotic orfensHe, esterda
,. ,h. ,",,,
alons ,hf '-0''10' ,ncr" hf" K'n
comparative quiet several months, In
conjunction with the new operation" on
this front below Goritz the Italians iilo
maln'tltied their counter ofTenUe 1k
tween the V1 Stmatia and the Val
Lacarlna on the Trent ino front
The reopening of the campaign for the
possession of Goritz was preceded by a
violent bombardment of varloux parts
of the Austrian front on the Poberdo
plateau, a cannonade which Increased In
I,w'r ln xhe evening, when heavy gun
were concentrated against Monte
until it covered the whole front on the
plateau and was followed by an in-1
Flithtlne Is In Prnarea.
In describing these operations the'
Austrian War Ofllce savs that nil the
attacks were repulcd. but that violei't
riKhtlng is still In progress on the Monte'
Pan Michele-S.m Martlno front and to
the c.it of Vcrniegllano. on the south
western edge of the plateau
At the Kinif time the Italian launched
an attack against the southern part of
the Todgora portions at the Gorltx
bridgehead . The Austrian statement
savs that the Italians penetrated the1
AU;'"rU" Positions he-e but were driven
On the Trentlno front the Italivn at
tacked In the, region of Monte Zelbl-v
north of the Toslna Valley. Monte Tresto,
south of Col S.mto. and on Conl X.ugn.v.
The Austrlans sa that thpe attacks
were repulse.1 w.th the los of rno prls.
The Anstrlan llrport.
The Austrian statrment follows:
Vcstenlny the Italians v lolently
Immbarded portions of the front on
the Doberdo plateau icoulh of Gor
itr). ln the .-venlrg hcaw batteries
were brought to bear gmnt Monte.
Sin Miehcle and the region of S,iu
Martino After the lire had been In-
Makers of tht Hightst Gradt Turkish
end Egyptian CtgartUts m tht Worli.
rra--ed to great Intensity oer the
tNh.ile p'.ateati hostile tpfantrj ail
xiitu'ed t attack At Monte San
Mu'heie. near San Mattifo H"d cat
o' Vermc'lano. violent .'ght.rs m
tunics. All advances v'k repulsocl
At the (lorlt. brldcchral the Itn
iatis attacked the southern p,"-tion of
"ur 1'iMgom to!t'in ion the relit
bank of the lsonio), an, I pc tr.nteai
our first linetrenchc but ne e ! eit
Between the Brenta tthe ,, SJ
gain) and the Ktx.'li (.Vligc t' ,' ,1
Uigiir'.n.O the encmj mlat.-o 1 gan'-.t
our tiev front at several - w ,t
tui'ks tvre rcpulel In the tgion of
Monte 7.elbia, tuvth of the 1 o ' i
Va ley, Monte Testo and ttn Zlipia
rulse. We captured !( rr ? 'iters.
SHELL ITALY'S COAST.
Vnstrlnns Tell of Attack on Factor
anil Frrlitht Train.
Brr.tiv via I"don. June : T e fi
lowing utllc.nl statement bv tie
Austrian Admiralty on June .1 was re
ceived here to-daj from ir ni,.i
Austro-llungar.flti trped - 1- vts on
the morning of June S3 sVUrl fa
tnry and a freight train In mot a near
Giulia Nova, on the lta! an cast coast
The livomotive blew tip, f, sr frelgM
cars were cot on tire and srvi m' other
were damaged Our wars'i p returned
w.thout molestation by the r inrv
On the evening ,'f June :S the battle
ship Ucutnant Bahntleld shot diwn
eight minutes after It ro-e h'gh ove
the water a li.vdro.icroplane whi. h wa
advancing ln order to attark Tnes'e
The Italian observer wu kl'led i i
the Trench vilot wn .Hp'yrr I Ti e
arrx'platie was mimbered T It A t "
It was taken to Trieste
On the morning of June i an Au-tro-llungar.an
a r snu.idron Mi-.-es.
fully bombarde.1 the rn roid bridges
and stntions nt Tont-di-Tial nn 1 Torf
Graibi. A bridge wa h.t f, ir t me
All our aeroplanes returned ui.liarme'
notwithstanding a violent tire w' I
was directed aga.i.st them n hour
later a Trench aeroplane of t'e T B,
A. tpe was shot down by the bat'le
sh p Iutnunt BahntleM in the Gulf of
Tr.este. It Ml Into the ocean at a
point fimr kilometer from IVrn
Grado An arinotvd motnrboat of the
enemy tinder protection of the tnemv s
batteries nicoeoded In resell g the
aeroplane, both occupants of which
prob.iblv w ere vv . unded bad')
At the same time another statement,
Issued by the Austrian Ai1in.r.i' on 'he
follow it g day, June was ree.ved.
The eecoiid statement Kill
On the morning of June 13 an Au
tro-llung.irUn submarine sank an aux
lllary oruler of tle Trim ipo Vmbcrn
tjpc In the Strait of Otranto. The
auxiliary was accompanied by a de
strover of the Ko'itvhe tvpe T1 e, de
trover vur-ued the siihniailne firing
shells.' and then r turned to t' e place,
at whi.h the atixihar) vv,. It
was then sunk by the Mibniar, e