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Aire river, almost directly west of
Ostend. German Zeppelin last
night dropped three bombs over this
city, demolishing big fish depot, but
"with no casualties.
Petrograd. Concentration of Rus
sian forces about Przemysl and bom
bardment of that fort by heavy ar
tillery continues. General staff be
lieves that with the total cutting off
of the city the garrison will be un
able to withstand the siege more
than a short time, as the Russians
have been led to believe that the
hasty retreat of the Austrians did not
give them time adequately to pro
vision and supply the fortress.
London. It was announced-at the
Admiralty today that only 878 of the
enlisted men on the armored cruis
ers sunk by a German submarine
on Tuesday were rescued. They
were divided as follows: From the
Hogue, 454; from the Aboukir, 236;
from the Cressy, 188.
Ostend. Last night's raid over
this city by a Zeppelin, which drop
ped three bombs, one exploding and
demolishing one of the biggest fish
depots, killing a watchdog, is believ
ed to be the forerunner of a series
of Zeppelin raids along the coast. It
is also feared that the Germans are
trying out their great airships in an
ticipation of a raid across the chan
nel on English territory.
It is well know that Count Zep
pelin, inventor of the great dirigibles
that bear h's name, has volunteered
to lead a fleet of these -vessels over
the channel and across the city of
London. With the coming of the
foggy autumn season the danger
from thfe cause is certain to be acute
and the British are already making
preparations to forestall such a raid.
A number of the officials of the
British aviation squad have been
here for a week and it is understood
they have a eflet of armored biplanes
in readiness prepared to take the of
fensive when the dirigibles are "sent
into action. '
LOCAL WAR BRIEFS
It is said that party of wealthy En
glishmen, stopping at Blackstone Ho
tel, are buying large numbers of
horses and mules for use in the Brit
Mrs. William H. "Lee, Evans'ton,
and her daughter arrived here from
Germany last night. Refuted stories
of so-called barbarity of German
Eleven Chicagoans still lost In Eu
rope. No word has been heard from
Armand Crabbe, Belgian baritone,
reported dead, is coming to Chicago
to live, according to his friend Wil
liam H. CoUins, 4565 Woodlawn av.
All men applying for citizenship
papers are told America is for peace
before they are given their papers.
"Every dollar donated to the Red
Cross means that the powers fn Eu
rope saves, that dollar to buy powder
with," said Clarence Darrow yester
day. He advocates waiting till the
war is over before we help.
WOMEN WANT RIGHT TO LIVE
UNDER GOOD CONDITIONS
Women's rights, not to vote but to
work and live under goqd conditions,
will be discussed in the public con
vention of Illinois working women
which opens tonight in the hall of the
Women's Trade Union League at
1579 Milwaukee av.
The convention is the first of its
kind in this state.- They will discuss
problems of the wage earner from
the female standpoint.
Women from many of the prom
inent unions of the city and state will
be present and will speak.
HINT FOR HUMANE SOCIETY
Proud Father I think 111 send
Lambert to West Point He has the
making of a cavalry officer.
Indulgent Mother No, you'd bet
ter save him for the aviation corps.
He tried to crawl out of the second
stoiy window yesterday. "