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LAST EDITION LAST EDITION
BELGIANS HOLD THE.U. S. CRUISER SAUS
ADVANTAGE OVER.FOR EUROPE FRIDAY
GERMANS SO FAR WITH GOLD AND COAL
Entered as Second-Class Matter April 21, 1914, at the Postoffice a
Chicago, HI., Under the Act of March 3, 1879.
THE DAY B
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
N. D. Cochran, gggf5,. Tel. Monroe 353.
Editor and Publisher. or By xce jn
500 South Peoria St. 398 Chicago. $3 -a Yean
VOL. 3, NO. 263 Chicago, Thursday, Aug. 6, 1914 ONE CENT
BELGIANS REPULSE GERMAN ARMY
KAISER'S WAR AIRSHIP WRECKED
iTwenty-six Dashed to Death When Shell Bursts En
velope of Dirigible German and Russian
Cruisers Fight to the Death Both Sink.
New York. U. S. official treasure ship, cruiser
Tennessee, lying-off Tompkinsville, awaiting orders to
sail for Europe. Has aboard $10,000,000 in gold.
Calais, France. German tank steamer Czar Nich
olas brought into port by French destroyer.
London. Heavy firing at sea reported at several
points on British coast. Not believed any decisive naval
engagement has-been begun.
Brussels. German dirigible wrecked by Belgian
fire. Twentysix members of crew dashed to death.
London. In fighting at Liege airships proved their,
value qsscoutifor main body of Belgian army.. - -